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Old Nov 16 2005, 09:23 AM   #1
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It's time to celebrate one year of MoM!

* sets off explosion of edible confetti *

In it's first incarnation as a phpBB, MoM went live just over a year ago on 11/10/2004. We made the switch to vBulletin on 11/27/2004, so that anniversary is just over a week away.

Although we may not be high-traffic board (yet!), we do have a nice core of active members, and we're on our way to carving a niche for ourselves as the board for serious discussion of Anne McCaffrey's books. A big round of thanks is due to our membership, who help make this a friendly and stimulating board!

So please pull up a chair in our Library Café and order the drink of your choice . Here's to a year of MoM !

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Old Nov 16 2005, 09:30 AM   #2
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Congratulations to all of us, for we are jolly good fellows (and girls!)



And of course a heartfelt extra thank you to, Cheryl!
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Old Nov 16 2005, 09:58 AM   #3
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I love it here Thank you for all you have done to make this a great place to share my passion for Anne McCaffrey.
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Old Nov 16 2005, 10:14 AM   #4
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Congrats!!!

Can't believe its only been a year! It feels like much longer!

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That's great Cheryl, but are you sure you mean 2005 for the second date? We haven't it that date yet this year

It's a great board, what can we say? *shrug*
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A year already? Yay!
Congratulations. ANd may we last many more years...




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Old Nov 16 2005, 04:18 PM   #7
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Congratulations on your first year. This is a great site.
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Old Nov 16 2005, 04:36 PM   #8
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I'll have to write up something special, then.

Now... where are my pens?
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YAY to MoM!!

Congrats to eveyone who made it possible!! (And of course our wonderful Cheryl is at the top of the list!! )
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Old Nov 17 2005, 02:12 AM   #11
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Special thanks, I believe, must go to Cheryl and her team of dedicated staff and volunteers who make this forum all the more special in our hearts and lives. They have given us a haven from the workaday world, within which we can come to rest, recuperate, and ponder on all the wonderful works of Anne McCaffrey, that give us such delight and pleasure.

And, of course, we must never forget Anne herself, without whose hard work and perspiration we would live lives much the poorer and impoverished. And without whose books we would not have the inspiration for our minds to meet, in amity and in peace, from a diverse world from Amsterdam to Australia, New England to New Zealand, and all places in-between and thereabouts.

Thank you, Anne, Cheryl, and everyone else, for contributing to a haven that offers me such pleasure and friendship, and which allows me to offer as much in return.
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Wow! A yera has passed already?!

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Leave it to ghyle to put the right words in the right order!!
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Old Nov 20 2005, 11:46 AM   #15
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oops, looks like the effected me even before I drank it! ("yera" should be year )
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oops, looks like the effected me even before I drank it! ("yera" should be year )
Could have been the fumes. Here, smell this....

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Cheers! Congrats to us. Let's hope for many, many years to come.
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Old Nov 21 2005, 12:03 PM   #19
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Could have been the fumes. Here, smell this....

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Old Nov 22 2005, 09:24 PM   #20
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oh my it just feels like yesterday.......

Well I am having a party on the 27th and you are all invited, there will be balloons, Pin the tail on the donkey, lollies, streamers and 12 overexcited and Sugar loaded little people in my downstairs rumpus all going berserk!!
The date seems to be extra specially appropriate even if the children don't realise.
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Old Nov 23 2005, 02:13 AM   #21
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there will be ... 12 overexcited and Sugar loaded little people in my downstairs rumpus all going berserk!!
What is this thing that you seem to have for midgets?
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Old Nov 23 2005, 06:40 PM   #22
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Now Ghyle... have you ever spent time with midgets? They are a lot of fun!! and you can send em home when it all gets too much for other people to try to calm down.......
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Old Nov 24 2005, 02:24 AM   #23
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I think, then, it is permissible to say

Hooray for Midgets!!
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Old Nov 24 2005, 08:38 PM   #24
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Hmmm so do we now need to start a Midget Appreciation thread??


(notes that the MoM First birthday thread has been Hijacked by Midgets)
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Old Nov 25 2005, 02:04 AM   #25
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We all know, Shani, that the midgets are responsible for living in our computers, and not only writing in the messages that we type, but also for painting the avatars, again and again. So I say hooray to them, for without them we would most likely be staring at a picture of a dogs (and a very bad one at that) playing poke, on our walls, and talking to ourselves in outrageous French accents.

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PartyTime!!!!! Where are the Harpers and point me to the food and drinks.
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Old Nov 27 2005, 01:08 AM   #27
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PartyTime!!!!! Where are the Harpers and point me to the food and drinks.
*Tunes his harp*

Yesterday...
all the dragonriders stole my hay
now there's nowhere I can roll or play
unless for motels I must pay.

Suddenly...
someone says I must be mulsed and spayed
and now my future's looking dim and grey,
unless the vets will run away.

Why, there's lawns to mow
and I must go,
and I must go,

and a sheep will do
but all mine glow,
yes, all mine glow

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Yesterday...
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to make bagpipes and bedpans--I must say
I wish they'd all just slink away

I wish they'd all just slink away....
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Nice, Ghyle
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Old Nov 28 2005, 03:40 PM   #29
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That sounds good, but seems sad Papa Gyle....to me.
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lol!
great fun...

Hey! It was a year for this incarnation yesterday wasn't it!
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*giggling madly at Ghyle's song*
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UMMMM...is the chocolate hot tub still here somewhere?
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The chocolate hot tub melted, what with the hot chocolate someone poured into (and we know who you are too! )
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Thank You For Starting This Site.....so It Would Be Here When I Got Here....and All Of You Would Be Here For Me To Meet With....this Is A Dream Come True For Me.....sorry If I Am Late For The Party But I Will Be Here For All The Parties To Come......i Have Come Home...i Can Hardly Wait To Talk To All Of You And Get To Know All Of You Better.
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Putting strawberries away and trying to wipe chocolate from my face...Wasn't me
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Old Dec 15 2005, 04:47 PM   #36
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Methinks the kitten doth protest too much! *looking at Kater's chockie-covered paws*
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*starts playing happy birthday on trumpet* And yes I do play trumpet.
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*happily dances to the trumpet* Thank you, mon Myt cherie!
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You're welcome Ghyle! Do any of your poems have music? or maybe one from a Dragonrider book would be more appropriate.
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Not yet do my poems have music. I would be interested in seing some set to music, of course.
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