New Moderator: GregKavarnos

New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby Admin » Wed Oct 24, 2012 8:22 am

Please welcome our new moderator, Greg. :applause:
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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby tomamundsen » Wed Oct 24, 2012 10:19 am

Cool, welcome as a mod, Greg! :twothumbsup:
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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Oct 24, 2012 10:21 am

Thanks for coming on board, Greg.

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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby mindyourmind » Wed Oct 24, 2012 11:15 am

Greg is just doing this for the money :stirthepot:

Well done, Greg, and thank you for the service to the members. You are a stalwart here, and I think you will bring some fresh ideas.


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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby viniketa » Wed Oct 24, 2012 11:20 am

Well come as moderator, Greg! :twothumbsup:

Thank you! :thanks:

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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby Sherab Dorje » Wed Oct 24, 2012 11:24 am

Thank you kindly people!
:soapbox:
Clears throat... ahem!

My aim here as moderator at DW is to be as obnoxious and ultra-orthodox as I normally am and to stiffle any free and intelligent conversations...

Hey, you! Up the back there. Why are you sniggering?

...

Seriously though, I hope that I will be capable of helping DW to grow and develop.
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One will not attain the real result
One will be like a blind man who has no eyes."
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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby Dave The Seeker » Wed Oct 24, 2012 11:31 am

gregkavarnos wrote:Thank you kindly people!
:soapbox:
Hey, you! Up the back there. Why are you sniggering?

:namaste:
Greg


Because you're a mod! :rolling:

Seriously, glad to see you in green my friend.
Thanks for stepping up to help around here
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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby Huifeng » Wed Oct 24, 2012 11:46 am

OMB, anarchist in authority position... :jumping:
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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby oldbob » Wed Oct 24, 2012 12:35 pm

What a great choice by Admin. :smile:

:thanks: :twothumbsup:

Quickest moves on the block.

Black belts in Wisdom and Prudence.

A rough job but someones got to do it. Kind of like cleaning the latrines at a retreat. :smile:

Good Luck Greg!

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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby plwk » Wed Oct 24, 2012 12:36 pm

RUN! The Greeks are here.... :lol:
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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby DharmaKitty » Wed Oct 24, 2012 1:08 pm

...and a lovely shade of green it is too...

Congrats!
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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby NIRMAL2 » Wed Oct 24, 2012 1:59 pm

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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby conebeckham » Wed Oct 24, 2012 3:28 pm

Congrats!
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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby Anders » Wed Oct 24, 2012 3:35 pm

Huifeng wrote:OMB, anarchist in authority position... :jumping:

:rolling:

Good choice. My heart goes out to you, Greg. May you find strength in your forthcoming trials. :smile:
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I would endure it for myriad lifetimes
As your companion in practice"

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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby Sherab Dorje » Wed Oct 24, 2012 4:12 pm

Anders wrote:Good choice. My heart goes out to you, Greg. May you find strength in your forthcoming trials. :smile:
You'd think I just received a death sentence and was begining the appeals procedure! :smile:
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One will not attain the real result
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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby Yudron » Wed Oct 24, 2012 4:44 pm

I'm really happy you have volunteered to help--this is good news!
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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby PorkChop » Wed Oct 24, 2012 6:48 pm

Congrats Greg!
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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Oct 24, 2012 8:02 pm

:thumbsup:

Thanks for accepting the position.
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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby shel » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:03 am

Congratulations.

Just remember, power corrupts and moderator power corrupts moderately.
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Re: New Moderator: GregKavarnos

Postby pueraeternus » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:55 am

shel wrote:Congratulations.

Just remember, power corrupts and moderator power corrupts moderately.


With moderator power comes moderate responsibility?

Congrats Greg!
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