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#1252121 - 08/19/09 06:06 PM We are Approaching a Major Milestone!
Steve Cohen Offline
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Total posts on the Forum is approaching 1,250,000!

Kudos to Frank! Who da known???
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#1252125 - 08/19/09 06:18 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Steve Cohen]
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And at least that many dollars spent treating those nasty PW addictions!

Congratulations.
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#1252139 - 08/19/09 06:58 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Deerwood Dad]
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When was this forum opened?

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#1252147 - 08/19/09 07:11 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: GreenRain]
Steve Cohen Offline
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This version was started in May, 2001.
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#1252214 - 08/19/09 09:28 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Deerwood Dad]
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Geez, no kidding. My wife wants to throw my laptop out the window! Why and what is so compelling about all the threads at PW I can't say, I just know that I am beginning to have a problem... Maybe we'll need to start weekly PWA meetings/lock-ins? (no internet allowed, including cell phones!). I elect Nrrebot (name anonymized...slightly) to conduct the meetings smile

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#1252233 - 08/19/09 10:07 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: FogAudio]
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Quote:
When was this forum opened?


I think I first joined PianoWorld in 1999, but had been active on rmmp for several years already. Steve Cohen was already a member here when I joined. I miss Rick Clark and Joy, (They "met" here and have been an item ever since), Larry, Cork, Dwain, Jolly, and all the old bunch.

I am also happy to have so many knowledgable and likable new members, too. smile
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#1252238 - 08/19/09 10:14 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Rich Galassini]
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The Way We Were
Forums threads from 1999 / 2000
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#1252399 - 08/20/09 07:53 AM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Piano World]
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just think Frank..

if a post was worth a dollar you'd be a millionaire.. 1.25 times over.
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#1252421 - 08/20/09 08:35 AM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: apple*]
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Originally Posted By: apple*
just think Frank..

if a post was worth a dollar you'd be a millionaire.. 1.25 times over.


Hmmnn

I'd be happy if I could just get every member to pay $5.00 a year :-)
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#1252486 - 08/20/09 10:13 AM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Piano World]
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Try changing "Subscribe" to "Donate to PianoWorld" in the Quick Links. That is more recognizable.
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#1252718 - 08/20/09 03:31 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: BDB]
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Frank, while we're talking about the subscriptions, with the old software we used to be able to scroll over our avatar and see when our subscriptions expired. I don't think that works any more. (Or, if it did, my platinum subscription already expired and I need to re-up! eek ) Is there any way to find out easily when we should re-subscribe?
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#1252720 - 08/20/09 03:33 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Piano World]
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Originally Posted By: Piano World
Originally Posted By: apple*
just think Frank..

if a post was worth a dollar you'd be a millionaire.. 1.25 times over.


Hmmnn

I'd be happy if I could just get every member to pay $5.00 a year :-)

That's probably doable.
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#1252724 - 08/20/09 03:37 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: eweiss]
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Ed, that's what I like about you: You're an irrepressible, incurable optimist. thumb
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#1252742 - 08/20/09 03:55 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Monica K.]
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Originally Posted By: Monica K.
Frank, while we're talking about the subscriptions, with the old software we used to be able to scroll over our avatar and see when our subscriptions expired. I don't think that works any more. (Or, if it did, my platinum subscription already expired and I need to re-up! eek ) Is there any way to find out easily when we should re-subscribe?


For some reason the new software didn't carry over the title links. Let me look into it.
I keep a spread sheet of all subscribers.

While we had lots of members jump in to help from 2005-2007, 2008 dropped off drastically, for 2009 there have been very few Subscribers .

Thanks for asking.
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#1252753 - 08/20/09 04:13 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Monica K.]
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Originally Posted By: Monica K.
Ed, that's what I like about you: You're an irrepressible, incurable optimist. thumb

Tell that to my wife!
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#1252783 - 08/20/09 04:47 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Piano World]
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Probably need to remind us every now and then. Maybe a fund drive auction with items we need but don't buy- say a nice metronome, or maybe a red felt keyboard cover, or maybe a Bosie... just saying.
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#1252791 - 08/20/09 04:56 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Strings & Wood]
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...or that absolutely gorgeous Mason & Hamlin leather motorcycle jacket. I'd bid a bundle on that, myself. wink
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#1252792 - 08/20/09 04:56 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Strings & Wood]
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I like the idea of changing "subscribe" to "donate". I donate to a couple of other places I frequent. Hm. I should check my credit card bill to see if I remembered to renew PW this year :\

Maybe we could pin a thread titled "The Everyone Chips in $5 for PW Continuing" thread smile

Cathy
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#1252870 - 08/20/09 06:25 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Monica K.]
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Originally Posted By: Monica K.
...or that absolutely gorgeous Mason & Hamlin leather motorcycle jacket. I'd bid a bundle on that, myself. wink


You mean this old thing?

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#1252932 - 08/20/09 08:23 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Piano World]
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[Monica salivates] Yup. I don't own a motorcycle, and I don't wear leather. But slap an M&H logo on the back, and my pulse starts racing.
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#1252936 - 08/20/09 08:26 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Monica K.]
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What I like most here is that so many of us end up friends.

Of course we may have gone through different stages...

But in the end it's all good!!

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#1252940 - 08/20/09 08:30 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Monica K.]
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Speaking of donating, I can't even see where one would do that! I would happily contribute, but where does one find that link?

I also agree that you could have a good annual drive if you had a little contest! But I'll send my $5 anyway since you probably saved me thousands in my piano hunt!

Liza
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#1252962 - 08/20/09 09:02 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Monica K.]
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Originally Posted By: Monica K.
[Monica salivates] Yup. I don't own a motorcycle, and I don't wear leather. But slap an M&H logo on the back, and my pulse starts racing.


I don't have or do any of the above, nor do I have a M&H... but, I would probably bid you up on that puppy! Wonder what size it is???
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#1253085 - 08/21/09 12:51 AM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Strings & Wood]
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#1255866 - 08/25/09 02:00 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: lilylady]
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And so it came to be.

1,250,000+ posts.
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#1255873 - 08/25/09 02:19 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Piano World]
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Congratulations! Now to hit 3 million.
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#1256285 - 08/26/09 05:40 AM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Piano World]
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Originally Posted By: Piano World
And so it came to be.

1,250,000+ posts.


Congratulations, Frank.
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#1256355 - 08/26/09 09:15 AM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Rich Galassini]
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Congrats!
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#1256545 - 08/26/09 02:15 PM Re: We are Approaching a Major Milestone! [Re: Piano World]
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And so it came to be.

1,250,000+ posts.


And just think, if it wasn't for all those users, we wouldn't be here today. smile

Anyhow, congrats.
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