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#218838 - 08/23/08 09:26 AM Enjoying the forums
coldrick Offline
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One of the - admittedly few - things I miss after resigning from Sun Microsystems to move to a 100-acre property in Tasmania (on top of a hill with a view over the Huon river that just won't quit ) is an internal mailing list for mac users, where smart technical folks could answer just about any question, and people from all levels of the company actively participated.

I must say that the Axiom forums have become a second home for me: good advice, no foolish flaming, and lots of fun.

Thanks and regards,
David

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#218839 - 08/23/08 09:33 AM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: coldrick]
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Hey, who forgot to flame this guy?



Sounds like we need to start planning Tasmaniafest 2009, wink wink nudge nudge ...
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#218840 - 08/23/08 09:35 AM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: coldrick]
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Nice to have ya, hope ya stick around.

Now you know you can't talk about your beautiful surroundings not not be advised to post pics. We want pics \:\)
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#218841 - 08/23/08 09:40 AM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: Wid]
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If I only had my 11" Schmidt Cassegrain up on top of that hill, I'm sure it has nice views of the heavans.
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#218842 - 08/23/08 09:53 AM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: SirQuack]
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Welcome David!

Yea there's some pretty decent folks around here but don't pay any mind to Medic8r's drugged out ramblings and watch out for Wid, he's a weirded out gun nutcase and Randy can only dream he had a 11" Schmidt, and if he did have one he certainly wouldn't have a clue as to what to do with it.

Tasmania ... sounds like a devilish place to live.

\:\)
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#218843 - 08/23/08 10:02 AM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: medic8r]
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I said no *foolish* flaming \:\)

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#218844 - 08/23/08 10:09 AM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: SirQuack]
coldrick Offline
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I betcha! Just was remarking tonight to my wife after my obligatory once round the house with the dogs for last-minute widdles, etc. before bed that on the east side of the house, where there are no external lights, on a clear night like tonight the sky view is absolutely amazing.

Hasn't been that clear recently, have had a bunch of rain: can't complain, as we're on tank water, and looking forward to planting lots in the upcoming spring.

Regards,
David

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#218845 - 08/23/08 10:41 AM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: coldrick]
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Rick, your confusing my 11" Schmidt which I alreay own, with an 11" Johnson. \:\)
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#218847 - 08/23/08 11:06 AM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: SirQuack]
fredk Offline
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David. I found the same thing when I came here for audio advice.

How about a picture or two of that endless view?
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#218848 - 08/23/08 11:12 AM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: fredk]
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Pics! We want pics!
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#218850 - 08/23/08 12:08 PM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: St_PatGuy]
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You want pics of SirQ's 11 inch Johnson? I think you should keep that sort of things to the PMs.
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#218851 - 08/23/08 12:11 PM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: Ken.C]
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#218852 - 08/23/08 12:12 PM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: St_PatGuy]
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That's more than just a little randy.

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#218853 - 08/23/08 12:12 PM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: St_PatGuy]
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#218854 - 08/23/08 12:19 PM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: Ken.C]
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Caution! Hijacking in progress. \:\)
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#218861 - 08/23/08 01:00 PM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: HomeDad]
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I don't see a Hijacking in progress. Enjoying the forums is on topic. \:\)
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#218864 - 08/23/08 02:06 PM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: CV]
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 Originally Posted By: CV
That's more than just a little randy.

Genius!

You are very puny punny.
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#218970 - 08/25/08 08:59 AM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: St_PatGuy]
coldrick Offline
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Calm down, boys. They're in progress. . .

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#221834 - 09/21/08 07:15 AM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: coldrick]
coldrick Offline
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Just too slow at organising this: so I thought I'd include a coupla pics of our new pup, Maeve, and her grandad, Shamrock, as well as our beautiful Papillon, Jack (who's been stuck in the role of baby-sitter). Samples of scenery to be had in background. . .

Life's a laugh

Catching a ride on Grandad

Slim and Blue

Regards,
David


Edited by coldrick (09/21/08 07:18 AM)

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#221850 - 09/21/08 10:50 AM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: coldrick]
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Looks like it requires a Yahoo id.
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#221859 - 09/21/08 12:04 PM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: St_PatGuy]
coldrick Offline
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Whoops! Should be OK now.

Regards,
David

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#221875 - 09/21/08 02:20 PM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: coldrick]
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Yup, I can see the pics now!

Nice looking dogs!!
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#221965 - 09/22/08 07:26 AM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: St_PatGuy]
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Nice scenery.
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#221982 - 09/22/08 12:38 PM Re: Enjoying the forums [Re: DaveG]
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Nice lawnmower too.
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