New To Forum But Old To Life

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Recallthehorizon
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New To Forum But Old To Life

Post by Recallthehorizon » November 16th, 2017, 4:28 pm

As John Donne once said,"Ask not for whom the bell tolls" so we need no introduction.

But I live at present and here I am.Hopefully no longer a reader only but a provocative and valid contributor.

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Re: New To Forum But Old To Life

Post by Albert Tatlock » November 19th, 2017, 4:51 pm

Recallthehorizon wrote:As John Donne once said,"Ask not for whom the bell tolls" so we need no introduction.

But I live at present and here I am.Hopefully no longer a reader only but a provocative and valid contributor.
Don't you think you should get a move on and start contributing then before the bell tolls for thee?

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Re: New To Forum But Old To Life

Post by Recallthehorizon » November 19th, 2017, 4:57 pm

I thought you were dead Mr Tatlock.Its been an awfully long time since you were on the Babylon box.

Problem with contributing seems to be the fact that it takes 1 day to get my message posted and another two or three before anyone replies.

Rather slow for a discussion I think!

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Re: New To Forum But Old To Life

Post by Greta » November 19th, 2017, 5:07 pm

Treat this as a philosophical exercise - re-learning patience in a rushed modern world :)

As it turns out, most of the mods have things they would rather do so it's usually only me, a slow old cow who approves posts daily from the southern hemisphere, and thus is usually sleep as you type.

After 20 approved posts the algorithm decides that you are probably safe and then there is no delay. There are some more lively boards out there but I find them either too formal or too maniacal.

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Re: New To Forum But Old To Life

Post by Albert Tatlock » November 19th, 2017, 5:10 pm

Recallthehorizon wrote:Problem with contributing seems to be the fact that it takes 1 day to get my message posted and another two or three before anyone replies.

Rather slow for a discussion I think!
Well you seem to have got them to pull the stops out on this occasion, it's not ten minutes since I made the post you just replied to.
I thought you were dead Mr Tatlock.
I live on in spirit only.

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Re: New To Forum But Old To Life

Post by Recallthehorizon » November 19th, 2017, 5:17 pm

Thank you.

I am remarkably patient.I win most of my chess matches by virtue of the fact that opponents get bored and just walk away.I on the other hand think three hours is fairly reasonable.

Now the question is shall I return to Albinoni and his wonderful adagio for strings in G Minor or browse the forum?

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Re: New To Forum But Old To Life

Post by Recallthehorizon » November 19th, 2017, 5:22 pm

Can I expect any moaning tirades on the hardships of being a pensioner or are you free from those now?

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Re: New To Forum But Old To Life

Post by Steve3007 » November 19th, 2017, 5:32 pm

Recallthehorizon:
...Rather slow for a discussion I think!
Greta:
Treat this as a philosophical exercise - re-learning patience in a rushed modern world :)
Think yourself lucky, Recallthehorizon. Those poor buggers at SETI have to wait years for a reply from the aliens.

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Re: New To Forum But Old To Life

Post by Greta » November 19th, 2017, 6:49 pm

Recallthehorizon wrote:Now the question is shall I return to Albinoni and his wonderful adagio for strings in G Minor or browse the forum?
Or try something a bit different? :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bjUfY10CY8
Steve3007 wrote:Think yourself lucky, Recallthehorizon. Those poor buggers at SETI have to wait years for a reply from the aliens.
The world has been waiting for their posts to be approved for around forty years, so far. Snobbish darn aliens.

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Re: New To Forum But Old To Life

Post by Fellowmater » November 26th, 2017, 11:12 pm

Welcome to the forums, I am also new here.

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