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Old Feb 27 2019, 04:02 PM   #3601
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Old Apr 24 2019, 08:03 AM   #3602
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Hello all. I've been looking around the site and having a hard time finding recent posts. Is no one active on here anymore?I've had alot of changes in my life the last few years and wasn't active myself but had hoped the site was still thriving and active. It was so sad when I heard Anne had passed away but her worlds will be with us all forever. I'm glad to know the MoM site is still alive but wish I could help make it more active and known to McCaffrey fans.
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Old Apr 24 2019, 09:21 AM   #3603
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Hi Deanne,

The place is very quiet at present; there're a couple of us playing word games but we lack anybody to lead discussions. I'm rather busy at University so haven't the time at present.
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Old Apr 26 2019, 08:26 PM   #3604
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People mostly float by now and then, I like spending some time each day playing the word games, the twists of words and just knowing there are new people popping in is nice, wish more would take the few min. each day to keep it lively.
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Old May 1 2019, 09:13 PM   #3605
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Just a quick hi, looks like a good site. I've been reading SF and Fantasy for around sixty years and collecting for around fifty. Got associated with fandom via Novacon 5 and was quite active for a lot of years up to Chairing a Novacon, Treasurer for an Eastercon, attending Brighton Worldcon and helping at various levels on other cons and groups as well as in retail.

Now gradually clearing some of my collection via eBay (need the income these days) to also ensure some of the good stuff ends up with people who will appreciate it and for enjoyment - it can be fun running auctions/sales...

Still reading, restarted digital gaming a few months ago and have been RPGing since D&D Original White Box and wargaming for years prior to that.

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Old May 7 2019, 02:48 PM   #3606
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Welcome, Elcreative! That is quite a long time in SFF fandom!

This forum is pretty quiet these days; it's heyday was before social media took over everyone's online time. But I hope you enjoy poking around and interacting with the handful of regular visitors we still have.
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Old May 10 2019, 03:37 AM   #3607
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Old May 15 2019, 08:08 AM   #3608
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Old Jun 4 2020, 03:45 PM   #3609
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Hi, I'm new here. I mainly write Magnificent 7 and The Sentinel fic, but I do love reading dragonrider fic and I have a couple of Pern AU stories in my Mag7 fic. You can find them here. http://www.pawfectmanners.com/fanfic/2010M7aus.html Warning, they are not completely canon.

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Old Jun 4 2020, 03:46 PM   #3610
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Old Jun 5 2020, 07:39 AM   #3611
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Old Jun 6 2020, 06:14 AM   #3612
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Hi, my name is Molly. I live in Oklahoma. I "discovered" Mcraffrey" last Christmas with Dragonsong, and was immediately hooked. I've been slowly working my way through her collected works. I especially love both the Pern series and Crystal Singer.
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Old Jun 16 2020, 11:43 PM   #3613
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I'm so glad I re-found this site! I was on here back in 2004 and then life got in the way and I haven't been in for Sooo long I had to re-register and start at the bottom.

I've missed the friendships I made back then, still remember everyone too.

I may not get on all the time, but school officially ends Friday so I have the summer to catch back up with people and the fun!
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Old Jun 24 2020, 05:53 PM   #3614
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Hey everyone! I used to be on the old forums, but haven't been active for about 15 years. Long time to be gone, I know. I have 2 kids, the oldest is entering Middle School (6th grade) this fall and I have no idea where the time has gone. Seems like all I do is (was before we were quarantined and everything was canceled anyway) baseball, work, school stuff, and housework. Been reading a lot more this year though than I did for about 10 years. Kids are finally old enough to leave me alone for chunks at a time.

Anyway, I now work in the middle school he'll be attending as the Attendance Secretary and I love it. Miss the kids though...the halls are too quite lately.

I may not get in here every hour, but I'm just happy to be back!
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Old Jun 24 2020, 07:16 PM   #3615
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Old Oct 2 2020, 07:37 AM   #3616
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Welcome David Thompson. Comer and liven the place up. Please?
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Old Nov 7 2020, 08:25 PM   #3617
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Greetings, all. Nice to see this place still kicking...sort of?

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Old Nov 8 2020, 06:07 AM   #3618
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Greetings McClance - please stay, we are still alive
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Old Nov 15 2020, 03:26 PM   #3619
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Old Apr 24 2021, 09:29 PM   #3620
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Hello and greetings. Just started re-reading the Tower & Hive series from Rowan forward.
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Old May 20 2021, 11:03 PM   #3621
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I've been posting in a Pern Facebook group and re-found this site when I was googling something Pern related.

I picked this screen name because I suspect that back when Masterhaper of Pern was being written that I was in correspondence with Anne and at the time I was heavily involved in the SCA and had my SCA name (Robin of Bristol) in my signature. I can't say for sure, but I'm claiming Bristol in that book as being named after me.

My mom introduced me to Pern with Dragonflight. I remember seeing The White Dragon hard cover at Waldenbooks in the local Mall and we had the first paperback edition of Dragondrums. I wore those 6 books nearly out. I counted until I had read them 12 times and then lost track. I reread the series when each new book came out. I haven't read them in a long time. But I did carry on the tradition by reading No One Noticed the Cat to my son and after we finish Harry Potter, I think I'll read some Pern books to him.
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Old May 21 2021, 07:48 AM   #3622
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Old May 21 2021, 07:51 AM   #3623
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Old May 22 2021, 01:03 AM   #3624
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Old May 22 2021, 04:28 AM   #3625
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Just stumbled back across this forum doing a search....... wow!
A lot of memories, I'm the first person after Cheryl on this thread just, wow
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Old Jun 6 2021, 02:43 PM   #3629
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Hi y'all!
Was once on the old board that Anne had, and wandered here from FB today when reminded of a conversation with her about Harper Blue (it's DMC 820!).
I don't recall my screen name way back then but I go by StitchinKat now just about everywhere. Putting my toe in the proverbial water today, hope all are well! Will figure out things as I go along I'm sure!
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Old Jun 29 2021, 01:34 PM   #3631
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Welcome StitchinKat! Glad to have you join us (on this very quiet board...)!

Welcome also to Critteranne and Dfmurphy who joined recently and have posted elsewhere on site!

And apologies to all three of you that you languished in moderation for a bit - I need to check the moderation queue more frequently.
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How nice to see some of the old regulars and some new people :-) Welcome!


I read someone mentioning Eastercon.

I met some old McCaffrey fans at SF World Con in 2019 and I seem to remember we decided we would have a McCaffrey get together (gather) at Eastercon in 2023 or 2024 in York... Must look into that!
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Just sy Hi, and Be Welcome to here, ., I've been gone a long time with out good internet/PC and learing how run a new program that help me reads what you folkss posts, so ilke Ane's fire lizards, dragons, or Tallents I am going be pop in,out around here till I get a hand of this program.So it might tke me long to answer some if they post me..
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