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TopamaxSurvivor

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04-22-2010 07:51 PM

Topic tags/keywords: question activity

Seems to me that activity has been waning on here the last month or so. Fewer projects, only a couple pages a day and fewer topics in the forum to browse. Or, is it just my imagination?

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


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Gene Howe

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#1 posted 04-22-2010 08:00 PM

I agree. Wonder why?

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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Rick Dennington

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#2 posted 04-22-2010 08:05 PM

Greetings Topamax:..... You know… I think you ‘re right about the activity going down. I’ve kinda noticed that too a little. But one thing I have noticed more…... seems like all the old members are gone or just not posting because of the growing number of new people we are getting on here…... guys like Roper, Roger Clark, Blankman, etc., etc. But, this time of year everyone gets busy doing outdoor things, also. That may be what’s happened to those guys. Either that, or this site just got too big for them.

-- At my age, an "all--nighter" is not having to get up and pee...!!!

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HokieMojo

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#3 posted 04-22-2010 08:13 PM

I think it is a seasonal phenomenon as well.

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Alexander

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#4 posted 04-22-2010 08:55 PM

I’m still here!!!!!!

Bob, you know what shape my shop is in but I will take a picture or two of my clamp rack when I am through. I come to this site every day to read and view but post little.

-- John at Sugarloft Mountain........Don't argue with an idiot; people watching may not be able to tell the difference.

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PurpLev

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#5 posted 04-22-2010 09:05 PM

it’s not your imagination – it’s actually happening right before our very own eyes – the world is coming to an end ;)

I think it’s like everything else in life- it has it’s moments. sometimes it’s up, sometimes its down.

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David "Lucky Dawg" Brown

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#6 posted 04-22-2010 09:08 PM

I totaly agree!
Hopefully its spring and everyone is outside busy making new and bigger stuff
to post up! or if your like me the honey-do list is like me at a buffet eyes bigger
than my stomach!!!!

-- dumpster diver delux

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poroskywood

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#7 posted 04-22-2010 09:12 PM

I vote for seasonal activity. I’m making a ton of cutting boards, lazy susans, wine balancers, just not posting them as projects. I’ll be trying a serving tray later, maybe I’ll try to post that. I’ve had pictures of my shop to post now for five months but just have not gotten around to it. A little lumberjock lazy I guess. I’ve been looking quiet a bit though.

-- There's many a slip betwixt a cup and a lip.--Scott

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john

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#8 posted 04-22-2010 09:14 PM

All the woodworking sites slow down this time of year in Canada anyway . Too nice outside to be online . Lots of work to do too !

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , https://www.facebook.com/groups/extremebirdhouses/

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Roper

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#9 posted 04-22-2010 09:19 PM

I’m still here guys just got a lot of stuff going on now. School is almost over so now it’s time to start those farmers markets. Plus the spring is here and it’s time to hit the rock. If you need me look up i will be climbing all day and turning all night.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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TheDane

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#10 posted 04-22-2010 09:38 PM

I look at it like this … I can either spend my time here (on the computer), or there (out in the shop).

Since I have a pretty good-sized ‘honey-do’ list of projects (for the Sewing Room), I just don’t have time to be online as much.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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grizzman

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#11 posted 04-22-2010 09:43 PM

im still here…just have been feeling better and with this great weather..been in the shop and outside…but my activity has slowed here…seems like a lot of the older folks are gone…ones that always were here…..i think too with the site getting so big…there are bound to be changes like this…just my thoughts….....i know what it is…ya’ll have not seen the grizzman in some interesting attire in awhile….maybe the grizzman needs to make a cameo appearance …....what does everyone think…do i need to get things going here…ive got a idea…but im stewing on it…lol….......

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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reggiek

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#12 posted 04-22-2010 09:45 PM

I think it’s a combination of seasonal and the lousy economy. I still see quite a bit of activity though…maybe not as much as usual. The weather is starting to improve in my area…so work is taking off…means I will be in my shop less :*(

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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Dennisgrosen

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#13 posted 04-22-2010 09:46 PM

I agree has slowed down a bit but at least it´s nearly possiple to see all the new projects
before they disapere again
but it most have something to do with the spring/summer time

Dennis

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SCOTSMAN

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#14 posted 04-22-2010 09:47 PM

well as for myself I have been making woodworking tools etc in my machine shop and have just purchsed some new rotary conversion kits and invertors for my woodshop I will be busy for a few days/weeks to get all my lathes working now at last 3 phase with full speed control.Alistair ps all except the little delta midi which I keep for making pens.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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buffalo689

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#15 posted 04-22-2010 09:50 PM

I’m still here, I just got a big raised panel job to do..busy busy (WHEW!) sawdust is flying for money instead of just fun !!!

-- bill

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