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Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............

Unread postby Crested Val » Sun Jan 12, 2014 8:32 am

The forums have completely changed and enriched my life. :dance:

I've met some wonderful people, with some becoming close friends. :k

I've spent many hours watching the webcams, or travelling with others in their Trip Reports. :clap:
I've found excellent info and advice, when needed. :dance:

The forums made it possible for me to become a SANParks Honorary Ranger.

I've also found some wonderful recipes from fellow mites!!! :thumbs_up:
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Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............

Unread postby SurfCindy » Sat Feb 01, 2014 6:06 pm

Today I love the forums because I get to spend a rainy day on the sofa, reading everyone's wonderful TRs.

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Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............

Unread postby Hawk » Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:41 pm

From limericks to rhymes
and tales of good times
It's all here on the forum
typed with decorum
In hundreds and thousands of lines.
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Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............

Unread postby SurfCindy » Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:46 pm

Hawk wrote:From limericks to rhymes
and tales of good times
It's all here on the forum
typed with decorum
In hundreds and thousands of lines.



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Well put Hawk

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Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:49 pm

Making new friends that I intend meeting face to face some day.
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Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............

Unread postby Stark » Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:53 pm

Well done Hawk and agreed BB. The bonds of friendship that started here and blossomed into lifelong friendships, around the world, both still in this board and away from it.
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Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............

Unread postby arks » Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:56 pm

I've made some very special friends because of/thru this forum. BB and francoisd (no longer active here) were the first two forumites I met -- not surprisingly on a birding outing :wink: :dance:
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Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............

Unread postby DinkyBird » Mon Mar 24, 2014 6:02 pm

arks wrote:.../ francoisd (no longer active here) were the first two forumites I met -- not surprisingly on a birding outing :wink: :dance:

FD still does add great value to the forums, indeed a very special mite. And ex mod 8)

See hre - link and here link

Not that BB is not extremely special too - and a charmer :twisted:
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Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Mon Mar 24, 2014 6:12 pm

:redface:
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Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............

Unread postby Nkulu » Tue Apr 22, 2014 4:21 pm

MM said: a place, to learn, to laugh, to share.
When I go to forum meets, it feels like meeting an extended family with a common love and goal.

Thanks MM, you always know just how to say it. :gflower:
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Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............

Unread postby Crested Val » Wed Apr 23, 2014 7:58 am

......................meeting a forum member at Letaba, who felt she "knew" me from reading my various TRs, and telling me that one of of my earlier TRs inspired her to book a holiday to Kruger, and she has been back several times since!!! :thumbs_up:
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Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............

Unread postby Porridge » Wed Apr 23, 2014 9:43 am

Seems like Letaba is your focal point for meeting mites face to face for the first time, Val :)

I couldn't imagine my life without these forums, which have also inspired me to become much more involved in SANParks and which have also enriched my life in so many ways. Whether it's knowledge, awesome friends or attaining a 2 decade long goal of becoming an SHR, the forum is indispensable for me.
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Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............

Unread postby Carol g » Wed Apr 23, 2014 9:47 am

Oh dear without the forums I'd been totally lost, can't imagine being without all the wonderful people on these forums for even one day. You all make my day sooooooooo :dance: :dance:
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Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............

Unread postby SurfCindy » Mon Apr 28, 2014 12:16 pm

You get to count down your holiday, take your holiday, and then write a TR about your holiday :D

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Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............

Unread postby Hugh » Mon Apr 28, 2014 2:37 pm

When the forum is down like this morning I felt totally lost .. I thought All my friends must be wondering why I didn't say morning to them .
But what I like about the forum is that I can chat anytime .and I don't have to get dressed out my PJs put makeup on or worry that my hair is standing on end .and ignore mites that are irritating me ,, and wont hurt their feelings in doing so as they would never know
Plus I met so many super mites , learnt so much more about the Sanparks parks Visited some I would never have dreamed of visiting before ... and I could on and on for ever
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