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50,000 COMMENTS SO WHAT'S THE BIG DEAL?

by a1Jim
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#51 posted 886 days ago

Hi Jim… posted four hours ago and you have 53 comments already! maybe you’d better count these, too. Always glad to see your posts here. Keep on keepin’ on, friend.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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#52 posted 886 days ago

Congratulations Jim!!
Best Wishes for the next 50,000!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#53 posted 886 days ago

Your approach made me feel welcome; so congratulations, even if you made even just a few of us feel welcome (and I suspect it’s more than just a few).

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#54 posted 886 days ago

P.s. 49,993 to go to catch up.

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#55 posted 886 days ago

Attaboy Jim. I know you prefer to talk to us instead of Annie …....lol

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#56 posted 886 days ago

I know it’s been said – you are an inspiration to us and thanks for your posts. They are informative, encouraging, interesting and friendly, even on your bad days. Often, folk seem to post to toot their horns and that has kept me away from this forum at times. It’s odd that I say this because I’m guilty of it at times. But you are every bit humble with all your knowledge and that keeps me coming back. Looking forward to your next milestone!

-- Bernie: It never gets hot or cold in New Hampshire, just seasonal!

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#57 posted 886 days ago

That is an amazing number of posts. With my 2 finger typing I will never reach that number.
Congratulations…Before you know it you will have 100,000 posts.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#58 posted 886 days ago

YOU’RE THE MAN JIM!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#59 posted 886 days ago

I agree. congrats!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#60 posted 886 days ago

Jim, I can only hope to attain the 50,000. mark. I applaud you for taking the time and making the effort to respond to so many posts. I look for ward to seeing your posts on my first project I post.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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559dustdesigns

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#61 posted 886 days ago

WoW Jim you did it. I appreciate all your comments and all the time and effort it takes to encourage so many people. You add so much to this site, keep up the good work. I am also very thankful to have Lumberjocks.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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#62 posted 886 days ago

I nominate you as our foremost LJ Ambassador Jim. Your comments are always welcome as far as I’m concerned whether 50 or 500,000. Keep up the good work!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#63 posted 886 days ago

Hey Jim,
What is LJs with out you. You and a few others welcomed me to LJs a few years ago, for which I am truly greatful. I was warned it could get addictive. Looks like it surly has for you and is catching on to me now. Thanks mate.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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#64 posted 886 days ago

Jim that’s some record ! Good work..
Loved the comment a mile or so back about official greeter, maybe Ms Debbie could arrange a blue LJ’s vest for you ?
;-)

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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ellen35

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#65 posted 886 days ago

Jim,
Your comments through the years have always been kind and positive.
Thank you for being an LJ.
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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taoist

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#66 posted 886 days ago

Jim, I am constantly amazed at your positive attitude and welcoming demeanor even on projects that might need a “little” more work. Thanks for all your positive posts.

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#67 posted 886 days ago

Always glad to see your imput Jim. I hope you post 50,000 more.

-- Life is good.

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#68 posted 886 days ago

In the short time that I’ve been on this site, I have come to always appreciate your comments, Jim. Thank you for being such a positive force. Congratulations on 50,000! Keep it up!

-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...

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#69 posted 886 days ago

I would believe that the quality of input has made this achievement all the more notable.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#70 posted 886 days ago

When I first got on here, you were one of many that gave me a welcome. I appreciated it then, and I appreciate any and all o yours and everyone else’s comments, good or bad. Communication is a gr8 thing. Carry on. You help make this site what it is.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#71 posted 886 days ago

move over a1jim, there,s a new guy in town….......not! you were the first one to welcome me to the site and i appreciate the welcomes. i don’t do well on internet forums but so far have been able to keep my ‘dennis the menace’ fingers to myself…..........good luck making it to 100k and i will be looking forward to your comments, praise and awe at <ahem> the projects i post<g>

-- .......now cut that out!

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#72 posted 886 days ago

Congrats Jim heres to 50,000 more

-- Russel C

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#73 posted 886 days ago

Thanks for pointing it out Jim. Thank you for being a positive influence and the LJ ambassador of good will.
I appriciate the time and effort, and I don’t see how any one would see your post count as anything but good news for this site and it’s members.

Thank you.

-- Mel,

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DamnYankee

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#74 posted 886 days ago

Thanks for the inputs.

FYI – Whenever I run across a new LJ and am the first to post welcome I am surprised that you were not there first. You’re like the LJ Welcome Wagon.

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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#75 posted 886 days ago

Jim, I think that any LJ should be able to make as little or as many comments as they like and not have to explain anything. Some people get upset over things like this and I have never understood why. You’ve got a fine shop, plenty of know how, and you uplift people. You don’t mind helping people and you’re always giving words of encouragement. You are definitely an LJ asset. Sooooooo start working on your second 50,000 right away!!!!

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com/

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#76 posted 886 days ago

Jim,

I certainly have not read all of your 50,000 posts, but every post you provide is encouraging and/or helpful. I really appreciate your posts. Thank you for your great contributions to this forum.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#77 posted 886 days ago

Thank you Jim. Congrats! Keep it up.

-- ~Tony

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#78 posted 885 days ago

Congratulaions Jim! Thanks for making LJs such a good place for woodworkers to keep coming back to for ideas, information and encouragement. I recall your welcome to me when I first signed on and the helpful comments since then. Thanks for staying involved and encouraging others to do the same.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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a1Jim

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#79 posted 885 days ago

Thanks to each and every one of you for your supportive comments. You all prove LJs is the place for good friends to enjoy their common interest.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#80 posted 885 days ago

Wow! I am brand new and figured it would take me 776.21 years to match those numbers! Ok, I’m loving the post and pictures of all the projects. I am going to post a few projects soon but stage fright keeps calling. Thanks all of you and this is a good site.

-- ""The only fool bigger than the fool who says he knows it all is the fool that argues with him."

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#81 posted 885 days ago

You better invest in those wrist guards for the carpal tunnel you probably have. Thanks for the time and effort you put into the site. Now get back to work.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#82 posted 885 days ago

Congrats Jim!! Now get to work and hit 100 grand. :)

Dale.

-- If at first you don't succeed...DO NOT try skydiving.

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DaveMu

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#83 posted 885 days ago

Holy crap! Congrats :)

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#84 posted 885 days ago

Congratulation Jim,

Like you I try to comment on as many projects as I can, as well as welcome as many new LJ’s as I have time for, I am very appreciative of my fellow LJ’s who take the time to comment on my projects, blogs and those of you who have welcomed me on my first day. Even if its not the greatest creation in the world take the time to let someone know they count, the same reason I do as much as I can.

I look forward to your next 50,000.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#85 posted 885 days ago

I’ve really enjoyed reading your input over the years keep up the good work.

-- Billp

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oxyoke

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#86 posted 885 days ago

Jim I am always interested in seeing what you have to say and it was very incouraging to me when you commented on my projects and welcomed me to this community. Thank you very much.

-- Bill Byron Center MI

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James

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#87 posted 885 days ago

Jim I don’t say a lot, but you were the first to welcome me to LJ in my lil book you’re A100Jim. Thank you and Thank God for you. ” Keep on Trucking!”

-- James G'ville,MS Rev 22:2 .............. and the leaves of the tree [were] for the healing of the nations.

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#88 posted 885 days ago

jim, i have always admired you because you seem to always take the time to comment on more projects than anyone. You always have something positive to say. It is encouraging and it feels good when you post a project and here some good feedback. Its good for moral and confidence. there is a lot of kowledge out there there in LJ land….it feels good to know there are always some good people on here to answer questions who support each other.

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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#89 posted 885 days ago

Jim

It took me a while to go through this thread. Looks like you have some friends here..congrats on 50k! Your comments are always welcome. I remember you were one of the first to welcome me. After 569 days I am still here almost every day. Thanks

-- Mike.... West Virginia. "Man is a tool using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.". T Carlyle

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Grandpa

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#90 posted 885 days ago

Well said Jim. We need your positive attitude. Thanks for sticking out the tough times and helping everyone in the good times. You have been the positive figure we look to.

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#91 posted 885 days ago

Jim: your name will always be synonymous with LJ’s. Your comments have, and always will be welcome to me. Thanks for your contribution to LJ’s.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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a1Jim

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#92 posted 885 days ago

It’s really nice to be appreciated ,I guess that’s been kind of my whole point with my comments. Thanks again your a great bunch of folks.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#93 posted 885 days ago

YOU ARE A POSITIVE FRIEND AND you gave MOOD TO MUCH FOR YOUR TROOP 50,000 COMMENT S;-) I’LL TO FOLLOW IN WHAT CAN I SEND A STRONG AND HUG FROM ARGENTINA:-D

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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studie

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#94 posted 885 days ago

Thank you right back! We all enjoy your input of knowledge and inspiration. Keep up the great work!

-- $tudie

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#95 posted 885 days ago

Jim, stay with it brother…you are a constant positive encouraging influence on me, and Im sure others as well. Speaking from someone who has participated in some other boards where being crappy to other posters becomes the norm, LJ’s is different and you are a big part of that and I appreciate it.

-- "The beatings will continue until moral improves" -- Bart Ridings, Illinois

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#96 posted 885 days ago

congrats on 50thou..your responses to my work are always appreciated and I bet others feel the same

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#97 posted 885 days ago

well done I say. As someone who has only just joined, I was surprised to get a welcome message from just “normal” members. Other forums I have joined have only ever welcomed me with an automated response, the LJs users did immediately make me feel welcome and that I could ask any other questions.

-- Rod, London UK

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#98 posted 884 days ago

Thank you for your contributions.

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#99 posted 884 days ago

I’ll honor to be 101.
Thanks for your support and encouragement.

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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#100 posted 884 days ago

50,000 JEEZ Jim, give a rest…........ OK long enough, get back to posting.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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