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Old 03-09-07, 17:13
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Old 03-09-07, 19:36
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As the earliest date I can find on the Forum pages is Feb 3rd 2003, would I be close to the mark if I said that it means a rough average of 48 posts per day from the start?

At that rate, the 100,000 mark will be reached before Christmas 2008.

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Old 03-09-07, 20:06
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And Paul? Over 50,000 posts in the previous iteration of the forum... http://www.network54.com/Forum/8624/

Mouthy bastards, the lot of you!

Especially these guys:

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Old 01-12-07, 20:30
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Geoff,



I have revised the daily average of posts upwards to 65 (to the nearest whole number).

At this rate another 219 days will see the 100,000 mark being reached.

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Old 01-12-07, 21:00
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Default Top 10

In the top 10 posters there are:

1 Dutchman

2 Pommies

3 Canucks

4 Aussies.

Guess who has made the most posts? (Super moderators, you are excluded from the quiz)
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Old 01-12-07, 21:25
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We Englanders have got to get cracking! I've not got beyond 2900 yet since Feb 2003! Post, post, post from now on!
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Old 02-12-07, 01:29
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Originally posted by Keith Webb
In the top 10 posters there are:

1 Dutchman

2 Pommies

3 Canucks

4 Aussies.

Guess who has made the most posts? (Super moderators, you are excluded from the quiz)
Its gotta be Tim Tam Tony if us MLU housesitters (Geoff, Hanno, You, Me) can't be included ... I didn't look so am only guessing ... although I'm sure if my old profile combined with my current posts ... well ... lets just say you folks started calling me Yappy for a reason!
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Old 02-12-07, 01:33
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Its gotta be Tim Tam Tony if us MLU housesitters (Geoff, Hanno, You, Me) can't be included ... I didn't look so am only guessing ... although I'm sure if my old profile combined with my current posts ... well ... lets just say you folks started calling me Yappy for a reason!
What I meant by the exclusion was Super Moderators couldn't guess because they have access to the actual figures... the moderators may or may not be included in the top 10. Sorry for the ambiguity.
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Old 02-12-07, 01:38
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Now you've done it!

You realise, you're going to have every manjack o' them going through profiles until they figure out the mouthy ones among us...
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Old 02-12-07, 01:53
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What I meant by the exclusion was Super Moderators couldn't guess because they have access to the actual figures... the moderators may or may not be included in the top 10. Sorry for the ambiguity.
I don't know what you mean by :"SUPER Moderator" ... I am an ADMIN ... hmppfhhhhh
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Old 02-12-07, 03:13
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Now you've done it!

You realise, you're going to have every manjack o' them going through profiles until they figure out the mouthy ones among us...
Gives you Canucks something to do on those loooong cooooolllddd nights while we in the Southern hemisphere get on with rebuilding OUR CMPs late into the summer evenings.


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I don't know what you mean by :"SUPER Moderator" ... I am an ADMIN ... hmppfhhhhh
You're super to us, Yappy!
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Old 02-12-07, 03:27
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Gives you Canucks something to do on those loooong cooooolllddd nights while we in the Southern hemisphere get on with rebuilding OUR CMPs late into the summer evenings.




You're super to us, Yappy!
I may be Super to you folks (thanks ) but in terms of Yappiness, I think Master Hanno beats even ME and YOU in the Yappy-ness dept when it comes to number of posts ... the man is never quiet
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Old 02-12-07, 03:32
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Gives you Canucks something to do on those loooong cooooolllddd nights while we in the Southern hemisphere get on with rebuilding OUR CMPs late into the summer evenings.
You mean when we're not otherwise plotting revenge against your upside-down, mutant parallel universe down there? Those nights?

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Old 02-12-07, 03:41
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You mean when we're not otherwise plotting revenge against your upside-down, mutant parallel universe down there? Those nights?

Baaaaahhhh! Yes those ones. Just having a nice cooling cuppa. It's so hot and bright outside. Then I might take the FGT for a run later in the cool of the late evening.
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Old 02-12-07, 03:43
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Just took a snapshot of the temperature in Tronnah Vs Eltham.
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Old 02-12-07, 04:12
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At 7:00 p.m. here right now, this is what we have ... currently -12 and we get snowfall warnings ... its comin' ....

Snowfall warning for: East Kootenay
Issued at 2.42 PM PST SATURDAY 1 DECEMBER 2007
TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF AT LEAST 15 CM ARE EXPECTED IN THE KOOTENAYS AND WEST COLUMBIA BY SUNDAY NIGHT. THIS IS A WARNING THAT SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING IN THESE REGIONS. MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS..LISTEN FOR UPDATED STATEMENTS.

A MAJOR WINTER STORM WILL GIVE SNOW TO THE KOOTENAYS AND WEST COLUMBIA STARTING EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES WITH AMOUNTS OF AT LEAST 15 CM EXPECTED BY SUNDAY NIGHT. THE SNOW WILL EASE OFF AND CHANGE TO RAIN LATE SUNDAY NIGHT TO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST PUBLIC FORECASTS FOR FURTHER DETAILS.
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Old 02-12-07, 04:13
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More than you ever wanted to know:

http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=250

Please note I was just out and the steady windchill is somewhere around -20 right now...

Tell me again just why I was born here??
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Old 02-12-07, 05:14
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Tell me again just why I was born here??
To create this web community of course! It wouldn't have been so authentic from anywhere else.
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Old 02-12-07, 06:13
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Originally posted by Keith Webb
....Guess who has made the most posts? (Super moderators, you are excluded from the quiz)
Are we talking gross posts, or posts per day?
My picks for the top 10 posters... not in any particular order...
Jiffy, Keefy, Hanno, Yappy, David H, Bob C, S Bob, Max, Tony S, Bill Murray.
How many of those feature in the top ten?
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Old 02-12-07, 06:35
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Ha , this is belinda, the other half, bored and having a play on his computer.
His highness is having an afternoon nap, cos the temprature is now really hot and uncomfortable. We are perspiring and hoping for rain. The garden is crisping up before my very

eyes
hi Geoff, when will we see you again. I t was fun
better go, this computer is horrible to use with the little pad. It is too hard
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Ha , this is belinda, the other half, bored and having a play on his computer.
His highness is having an afternoon nap, cos the temprature is now really hot and uncomfortable. We are perspiring and hoping for rain. The garden is crisping up before my very

eyes
hi Geoff, when will we see you again. I t was fun
better go, this computer is horrible to use with the little pad. It is too hard
cheers to Blitz people :witch
Hey Belinda ... EXCELLENT to read your posting in here. I just want to chime in that I am really disappointed not to have made it over there as I was really looking forward to meeting you and your family ... and I hope you guys get some rain real soon ... sad to see the gardens drying up I'll do another raindance for Oz ........ Carman
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Old 02-12-07, 07:33
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Are we talking gross posts, or posts per day?
My picks for the top 10 posters... not in any particular order...
Jiffy, Keefy, Hanno, Yappy, David H, Bob C, S Bob, Max, Tony S, Bill Murray.
How many of those feature in the top ten?
HH
We're talking gross posts (not that any of mine are gross) and yes, you're on the right track Howard.
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Well, how many of those ten ARE top ten?
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Old 02-12-07, 11:55
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We Brits have got to claw back! Can't be overtaken by our former colonial colleagues! Note we can't comment about our Continental cousins as we like their beer, their cheese and they are always so nice!

It's pouring with rain here, with lots of wind! We had sunshine yesterday briefly. It went down to -4 one night recently but we are hoping for another mild winter. I loathe snow and luckily because of our micro-climate, we seldom get any but if it does then it's The End of the World!
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Old 02-12-07, 12:13
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Well ... I guess you folks over the big waters from us would not like the snowy and coldy-slippery stuff happening on this side right now ...

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Storms wreak havoc across Canada and U.S.
Updated Sat. Dec. 1 2007 11:09 PM ET

CTV.ca News Staff

Storms began blasting through both the eastern and western parts of Canada Saturday. Snowstorms also hit the U.S., where as much as 40 centimetres are expected in parts of the Midwest.


In Atlantic Canada, a fall storm blanked parts of the region in snow and ice. Weather warnings have been issued in northern Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, eastern Prince Edward Island, and parts of Newfoundland and Labrador.


The snow, along with winds reaching 90 kilometres per hour, is prompting police to warn drivers to be vigilant about safety.


According to Environment Canada, parts of the region can expect to see 10 to 20 centimetres of snow once the storm passes through.



Snowflakes touch down in southern B.C.


Residents in Greater Vancouver and southern B.C. saw their first snowflakes of the season Saturday afternoon.


Some steep roads in Vancouver suburbs were closed and buses were delayed. But in Vancouver itself, the snow had already melted away by Saturday night.


In nearby Fraser Valley, however, it was a different story. The snow continued to come down Saturday night and forecasters predict that the area could be under as much as 30 centimetres by Sunday afternoon.


That's making driving miserable. In one neighborhood, a car slid off the road and hit a house. In others, residents had a hard time just getting out of their driveways.


Vancouver Island also wasn't spared, where some areas were covered by as much as 20 centimetres of the white stuff.


The cold temperatures and snow caught a lot of residents off guard. Some highways were littered with cars that slid into ditches.


The bad driving conditions meant lots of business at local tire shops.


"(Drivers) wait for the first snowfall to get their tires changed. It's going to be a long day," said Leonard Wong of OK Tire on Saturday afternoon.


While some residents weren't too happy slipping and sliding their way on roads and highways, others were more optimistic.


"It would be awesome if there wasn't school," one little girl told CTV British Columbia.


That wish may come true in some areas. The entire south coast of the province is expecting more snow in the coming days.


Storm hits U.S. Midwest


In the U.S., residents in and around Minnesota can expect as much as 40 centimetres of snow in the coming days. Nearby in Chicago, bad weather has already led to the cancellation of 400 flights.


In Des Moines, Iowa, severe weather forced the the city's airport to be shut down after a plane slid off the runway. No one on the United Airlines flight was injured.

(a couple of pics to go with the story:

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Old 02-12-07, 12:18
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11 C now, going to 12, then 9 tomorrow and 14 on Wednesday.
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11 C now, going to 12, then 9 tomorrow and 14 on Wednesday.
Almost 10PM Sunday night here in Melbourne and the comparative temp in Toronto.

It's TOO hot to sleep!
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Old 02-12-07, 12:57
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And such a devil you are Master Keefy ... cheeky cheeky
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Old 02-12-07, 13:02
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3:58 a.m. Mountain Standard time here:

-13, snow flurries, 92% humidity right now ... where's my dogs and sled and snowshows? Must return a book to the library tomorrow or pay fines starting next day .........
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.... it's what you do say when you have to.

Scotland, fine and sunny, as usual, and not over-concerned with talking about the weather.

I'll go back to sleep now.
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