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Forum topic by DKV posted 382 days ago 1445 views 0 times favorited 30 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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DKV

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382 days ago

I was told that at least 40 LJ’s have left the site or greatly reduced their use of the site because of me. That is totally unbelievable and hard to take. 39 I can handle. 40 is a whole new decade of numbers that leaves me feeling guilty for having been the cause of so many being deprived of the joys of this woodworking site. I need at least one of you to come back so I can feel good about myself again.

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.


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cabmaker

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#1 posted 382 days ago

I wouldn’t patronize yourself by thinking 40 members left here because of you. I think you have had some very interesting and entertaining posts here.

Pretty obvious that at times you attempted to encite some folks but I can’t imagine anyone having sleepless nights over it ! JB

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ChuckV

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#2 posted 382 days ago

Hypothetically, if a member were contributing less than zero, and he/she left, wouldn’t that be like adding a member back?

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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ShaneA

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#3 posted 382 days ago

Dare I ask for a source of your stats?

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redSLED

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#4 posted 382 days ago

40 robot signed-up members leaving LJ is no biggie.

-- Perfection is the difference between too much and not enough.

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sgv

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#5 posted 381 days ago

They should not read the post if it is offensive to them they have a choice no one is holding a gun to there heads and saying read this or else just my two cents

-- Tite Lines, May the wind be at your back

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Dan'um Style

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#6 posted 381 days ago

Did a quick count of my current block list and activity level of its members. Of the 35 left on my list only 10 have any activity w/n the past 90 days.

Only 3 of the 10 have any activity w/n the past month.

This tell me the trolls, whiners and cry-babies have mostly moved along to haunt other forums … or have
f…ed-off-n-died.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Jimbo4

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#7 posted 381 days ago

Go tell ‘em to pee up a rope. For all those who departed, they couldn’t handle anything other than their ultra narrow mindedness.

-- BELT SANDER: Used for making rectangular gouges in wood.

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EPJartisan

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#8 posted 381 days ago

Damn.. and I have only gotten rid of 4… lol

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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EPJartisan

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#9 posted 381 days ago

What’s going on here…???? I just checked my block list and all of them have not posted in over a year!!!
...all three of them. :) And I can’t even remember why they were blocked. LOL

Hey.. can I take my count to 7?

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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404 - Not Found

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#10 posted 381 days ago

Maybe the forty left because Lumberjocks is just not as vibrant as it used to be.

JMO.

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DKV

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#11 posted 381 days ago

Post 22 of the below thread would work for me. The word “vibrant” in this thread and the below thread say it all. We seem to be a very closeminded group of guys. Myself and a few others not included. Oh, and I really hate the way camel owners are treated on this site.

http://lumberjocks.com/topics/48054

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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distrbd

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#12 posted 381 days ago

Maybe they just didn’t like it that you changed your avatar.

-- Ken from Ontario

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cutworm

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#13 posted 381 days ago

I think your humor is over the heads of some DK.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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a1Jim

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#14 posted 381 days ago

Ok I came back you can feel good again :))

I was gone for 4 hours today.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Cosmicsniper

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#15 posted 380 days ago

You’ve never struck me as the kinda person who is concerned about such things. Why change now?

-- jay, www.allaboutastro.com

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