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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dean Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 26 2013 at 08:43
^ That will be Andy
 
 
 
 
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Jim Garten Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 26 2013 at 09:25


Yup!

Definitely Andy.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Doctor Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 26 2013 at 09:27
But Tony was so much fun.  Sigh. 
I can understand your anger at me, but what did the horse I rode in on ever do to you?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Jim Garten Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 26 2013 at 10:23
I'm sure you can, in your own inimitable style, have just as much fun with Andy - Mwahahahahahaaaaaaaa

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tony R Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 26 2013 at 11:18
I'm a little burnt out and thought it was time to put an end to the "should I stay or should I go" torment by just demoting myself. I've heaps of exciting stuff on at work and an expanded role so I only really have the energy to "pratt about" on the Internet and being an Admin here was causing me problems as I got suspended from other forums
It's nice not to feel the obligation to log on here and hopefully I can return to just posting for fun at Progarchives. I don't think my Special Collaborator is appropriate really, I just clicked on that to exclude myself from the Admin Zone.
I've met and "worked" alongside some wonderful people here, Admin, Collabs and members. It's nice that people like "The Doctor" bear no grudges and disappointing that some still do. I did what I had to do...
I hope that this site continues to grow, and that decisions made are transparent and for the good of the site and the members, not just change for change's sake.
Hopefully I will finally get to meet up with some here at some point, until then, see you around.



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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Andy Webb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 26 2013 at 14:54
Thanks for the welcome, it looks like I'm here to stay.

And gosh, shouldn't the Doctor be removing my headaches? LOL
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Doctor Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 26 2013 at 16:40
^LOL  You'd have to ask Tony about that.  On second thought, don't do that.  Tongue
 
And welcome Andy. 
I can understand your anger at me, but what did the horse I rode in on ever do to you?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote ExittheLemming Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 27 2013 at 03:49
Originally posted by Triceratopsoil Triceratopsoil wrote:

Henry Plainview lead admin 2013?


He must make a better admin than a site monitor (what ever happened to that latter unfulfilled appointment?)

I was an admin for circa 12 months and had no direct dealings with Guigo (Atkingani) so cannot comment further but he seemed like a perfectly fine and reasonable chap who clearly was pivotal in the present shape of the site

By his own documented admission Tony R could be a 'pompous arse' but certainly was the closest thing we have  here to the "last word' before you were perma-banned. Despite his life-long allegiance to the reviled Man Ure, I have a grudging and sneaking respect for this elevated troll.

I'm just being honest, it's a two way street


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tuzvihar Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 27 2013 at 04:56
Well done and prog on, guys! Thank you for everything. Handshake

I know I was naughty too sometimes and sorry about that. You were a great asset to the site and I hope you'll not get off the radar. Smile
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Triceratopsoil Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 27 2013 at 14:13
Originally posted by ExittheLemming ExittheLemming wrote:

Originally posted by Triceratopsoil Triceratopsoil wrote:

Henry Plainview lead admin 2013?


He must make a better admin than a site monitor (what ever happened to that latter unfulfilled appointment?)

I was an admin for circa 12 months and had no direct dealings with Guigo (Atkingani) so cannot comment further but he seemed like a perfectly fine and reasonable chap who clearly was pivotal in the present shape of the site

By his own documented admission Tony R could be a 'pompous arse' but certainly was the closest thing we have  here to the "last word' before you were perma-banned. Despite his life-long allegiance to the reviled Man Ure, I have a grudging and sneaking respect for this elevated troll.

I'm just being honest, it's a two way street



I was just resurrecting an old/bad joke


Edited by Triceratopsoil - April 27 2013 at 14:13
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote ClemofNazareth Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 27 2013 at 18:39
Deep and sincere thanks to Guigo and Tony for their long dedication to this site. Solid people like them with 'big picture' viewpoints are what have kept me here so long. Your endless hours of work will always be felt here.

Thanks!   
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Easy Livin Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 01 2013 at 03:00
Update. Jody (TheProgologist) has also stepped down from the admin team.  Jody has been a fine contributor to the site over many years, both through his specialist knowledge of Prog metal and his role as an admin.

We thank Jody for all his work for the site. I'm delighted to say that Jody will also be sticking around.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote DamoXt7942 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 01 2013 at 05:04
Thanks Jody the Progtologist and all the best for you! 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tuzvihar Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 01 2013 at 10:14
What?! Another one... Cry
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Moogtron III Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 01 2013 at 11:40
Many thanks to Guigo, Tony and Jody!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote lazland Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 01 2013 at 15:36
Dropping like flies the lot of youConfused

Thanks to Jody for all your hard work.

This feels like a clear out. What going on?!?!


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote TheProgtologist Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 01 2013 at 16:43
I stopped sacrificing virgins to all the metal gods and it has been nothing but downhill form there.Wink

Seriously though,I came back to help but I am just too busy and it's not fair to someone who is motivated and can dedicate time to the site.

Weird,I never thought my life would get more hectic when my kids got older.It's not supposed to be like this!LOL

Thanks guys Hug

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Doctor Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 01 2013 at 16:58
Enjoy your retirement Jody.  Hope to see you around the site more often now that you're stepping down.  Very disappointing to hear you've stopped the virgin sacrifices.  I still try to get in at least one a month.  Tongue
I can understand your anger at me, but what did the horse I rode in on ever do to you?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Finnforest Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 01 2013 at 17:16
Cheers Jody and thank you for your contributions!  BeerBeer

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Atavachron Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 02 2013 at 02:38
Thanks for that second tour Jody, and great you'll still be here.

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