New Moderators: tobes and Sherab Dorje

New Moderators: tobes and Sherab Dorje

Postby Jikan » Tue Apr 22, 2014 3:11 pm

I would like to welcome tobes and Sherab Dorje to the staff of DharmaWheel as global moderators, and thank them for their willingness to volunteer their time to keep this place a well-organized space for public discourse on the Buddhist teachings. Tobes is a new moderator, and Sherab Dorje is returning to the team after a sabbatical.

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Re: New Moderators: tobes and Sherab Dorje

Postby plwk » Tue Apr 22, 2014 3:15 pm

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Re: New Moderators: tobes and Sherab Dorje

Postby conebeckham » Tue Apr 22, 2014 3:28 pm

Thanks guys!
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Re: New Moderators: tobes and Sherab Dorje

Postby smcj » Tue Apr 22, 2014 3:37 pm

Good luck guys. Hope it isn't too much a pain in the butt for you.

So is somebody else rotating out?
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Re: New Moderators: tobes and Sherab Dorje

Postby Jikan » Tue Apr 22, 2014 4:20 pm

smcj wrote:So is somebody else rotating out?


No. However, the workload is increasing in some respects, and some members of the team are dividing their time very carefully among family commitments (growing families in some cases), Dharma commitments, work commitments, and so on. Many hands lighten the load.

Also, Sherab Dorje had requested leave some time ago, and recently decided he was ready to return, so we're happy to have him back.
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Re: New Moderators: tobes and Sherab Dorje

Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Apr 22, 2014 7:22 pm

Welcome to the Dark Side!

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Re: New Moderators: tobes and Sherab Dorje

Postby Punya » Tue Apr 22, 2014 9:08 pm

Thanks Tobes and welcome back Sherab Dorje.
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Re: New Moderators: tobes and Sherab Dorje

Postby shel » Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:33 am

Jikan wrote:Sherab Dorje had requested leave some time ago, and recently decided he was ready to return, so we're happy to have him back.


Oh boy, well, you might as well just ban me now. :ban:
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Re: New Moderators: tobes and Sherab Dorje

Postby tobes » Wed Apr 23, 2014 7:58 am

Hope I can help smooth the waters....

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http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/habermas/#HabDisThe

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Re: New Moderators: tobes and Sherab Dorje

Postby Sherab Dorje » Wed Apr 23, 2014 8:45 am

Thanks people! I look forward to helping out around here once again.
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One will be like a blind man who has no eyes."
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Re: New Moderators: tobes and Sherab Dorje

Postby Kim O'Hara » Wed Apr 23, 2014 1:50 pm

Thank you both for volunteering your time, and thank you in anticipation for the patience I'm sure you will need and show.

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