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 Post subject: Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............
Unread postPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2014 8:32 am 
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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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 Post subject: Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............
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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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 Post subject: Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............
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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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 Post subject: Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............
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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.



:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Well put Hawk


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

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 Post subject: Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............
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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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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 BB and francoisd (no longer active here) were the first two forumites I met -- not surprisingly on a birding outing :wink: :dance:


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.../ 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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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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......................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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 Post subject: Re: What I love the most about the forums is ...............
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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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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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