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Wayne Jeffers
10-19-2002, 11:25 AM
New forum is kinda quiet, so far. smile.gif

Wayne

Scott Rosen
10-19-2002, 11:37 AM
I think this new Forum is a great idea.

Thad
10-19-2002, 11:38 AM
...and here I am ringing the bell, banging on the pots and pans, while the wind builds to whistle in the rigging.

Concordia..41
10-19-2002, 11:40 AM
Yes Scot, thank you for asking for feedback and setting up this new feature. Not to mention all you do and put up with on a regular day :D :D

- Margo and Dave

Ed Harrow
10-19-2002, 11:44 AM
Thank you Scot (and Woodenboat) for being a wise and patient mentor.

capt jake
10-19-2002, 11:51 AM
Yes Scot, thank you for asking for feedback and setting up this new feature. Not to mention all you do and put up with on a regular day

Yes indeed!! Very well put. smile.gif

J. Dillon
10-19-2002, 11:55 AM
Amen,

Same as the above and thanks Scot for listening to us.

Thanks also to all those resonponsible for making this forum the greatest WB, AND we "Fourmites" whom ever they may be all over this globe.
:D
JD

Tar Devil
10-19-2002, 12:00 PM
Kudos, Scot.

Belly lint!! I'll have to remember that!!

Thanks again,

Later,

Phil

NormMessinger
10-19-2002, 12:03 PM
"Thanks, Scot." he says. All ready the section is poluted with a non-boating subject.

--Norm

Jack Heinlen
10-19-2002, 12:08 PM
Good move Scot! This will help a bunch. And what everyone else said(except Norm, he's such a smart alleck ;) ).

Jack

Bayboat
10-19-2002, 12:16 PM
Yep, good move, Scot, although Norm's belly button lint is already showing. Wooden boats forever; now, does that make this legal? :D

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Mike Keers
10-19-2002, 12:25 PM
Thanks from one of the silent majority (and a Miscellaneous boycotter)--a great compromise. And what they all said too!

paladin
10-19-2002, 01:17 PM
tHANK yOU! tHANK yOU! tHANK yOU.

Bruce Taylor
10-19-2002, 01:22 PM
Add my thanks to the pile.

Chris Coose
10-19-2002, 02:28 PM
Scot,
I admire your objectivity.
Well done!

gert
10-19-2002, 02:57 PM
Me too. Great idea. Thx Scott

Lowell Bernhardt
10-19-2002, 03:01 PM
Three cheers for Scot!

Hip! Hip! SCOTT! :D
Hip! Hip! SCOTT! :D
Hip! Hip! SCOTT! :D

Best,
Lowell

True Love
10-19-2002, 03:03 PM
And with the wisdom of Solomon, Scot Scott moves us ever onward!

Mr. Know It All
10-19-2002, 03:16 PM
Thank you Scot, in a misc. boat related kinda way of course. :D
Kevin in Ohio

Allen Foote
10-19-2002, 04:23 PM
Thankyou Scott! ;)

brian.cunningham
10-19-2002, 04:57 PM
Amen!

BTW what are the "rules" here?
When does a subject belong in the "other" MISC section?

Do naval and sea rescue stuff belong here for instance?

Or just stuff wooden?

Ross Faneuf
10-19-2002, 05:19 PM
A great move. Heartfelt thanks.

cs
10-19-2002, 05:37 PM
Originally posted by brian.cunningham:
Amen!

BTW what are the "rules" here?
When does a subject belong in the "other" MISC section?

Do naval and sea rescue stuff belong here for instance?

Or just stuff wooden?Brian I'm going to assume if it is boat releated and don't fit in the other 3 it goes here. Navel and sea rescues certainly belong here (although I can't imagine my navel getting in enough trouble to warrent rescuing). I also think that building updates should be here and Building should be left for building questions.

Chad

PeterSibley
10-19-2002, 05:38 PM
From me too! Thanks for all your work keeping the place running.......virtually....and thanks for not pulling non boat Misc! smile.gif

cs
10-19-2002, 05:40 PM
Forgot to add the most important thing, Thanks Scot!

Chad

Peter Malcolm Jardine
10-19-2002, 06:28 PM
Thanks Scott... as sulky as I can be I appreciate the separation of subjects... I came back.

Paul Denison
10-19-2002, 06:32 PM
Thanks Scott, I think this may work!

Hughman
10-19-2002, 06:44 PM
Thanks, Scot.

Norske3
10-19-2002, 06:46 PM
READ THRU ALL THE THIS....nuthin' here I can read about MISCELANEOUS RELATED BOAT STUFF...NUTHIN!.....lets get on with it!

MISC BOAT RELATED QUESTION: With all the news about ice melting everywhere..and now Kilamajaro!..150 foot thick ice to melt in the next 20 years after being there for thousands of years!...any guesses on what year/month Noah's Ark will finally be revealed in all its glory?There may be a reward for the winner here.. :D

Belly lint can be annoying.....Scot can you reverse the Misc listing order..and maybe put the unrelated section way down the bottom? :D

THAAAANNNKS A WHOLE BOOOOOAT LOAD!!!!SCOT!!!!! smile.gif smile.gif smile.gif smile.gif smile.gif smile.gif (8 limit)

Gary Bergman
10-19-2002, 11:07 PM
Orca rides a little fetch with a smile..... Thanks. Gary

Wild Wassa
10-19-2002, 11:35 PM
This is an interesting new site. Thankyou Skippers.

Thankyou Scot.

Warren.

Bryan Mehus
10-20-2002, 01:26 AM
Great work Scot!
Thank you.

Bryan

David Tabor (sailordave)
10-20-2002, 02:09 AM
Scot: Thanks for hearing the voices (and not freaking out!) I was actually going to suggest something similar; AVSIG does this with their HOT SECTION. So I think this will help if by nothing else shunting the touchy topics off into their own padded room. And if folks get out of hand, warn them and then shut them out for a week! David

doorstop
10-20-2002, 06:55 AM
And a big Nautical "Goodonyer" from me!

Concordia..41
10-20-2002, 08:50 AM
I notice this morning that the order has been changed nicely too.

Thanks again!

- M

On Vacation
10-20-2002, 09:02 AM
Yes, thanks a bunch. We may have to modify it again to also read, Non-boat related and the "As the World Turns" according to Dingo, translated by who knows when he returns. It may turn into the first edition of his new book if we work it just right.

I think this fits the new catagory with this international forum.

[ 10-20-2002, 09:44 AM: Message edited by: oyster ]

Dave Williams
10-20-2002, 09:08 AM
Good call Scot,

I'm loving it already

G. Schollmeier
10-20-2002, 10:04 AM
Thank you. :D :D :D :D
Gary

NormMessinger
10-20-2002, 11:32 AM
I was gonna suggest bilge water for that other section but I guess that would be a bit boat related.

What will be will be....

--Norm

Norske3
10-20-2002, 12:02 PM
GREAT.....SCOT!.....for reversing the Misc Sections Listing order....I can sleep now. smile.gif

Cecil Nickerson
10-20-2002, 12:47 PM
Thank you Scot, now I don't need to take a shower after wading through the Misc. section. It was getting pretty deep and ripe over there..

Cecil

Norske3
10-20-2002, 12:54 PM
Hi Scot...can I ask for one more little change to

Misc Unrelated....

I doubt if you can but it would be so nice to but it waaaay down the bottom ...outta sight outta mind..so one is obliged to scroll down for a half hour... :D

Thanks again for reversing the two...somehow it looks, feels much better...

rodcross
10-20-2002, 08:46 PM
So now there are six sections and I can ignore the sixth. ??.

Bogus!

Wrong solution! I don't mean to be contrarian, seeing as the problem was very few members were flooding the forum with nonsense, angry responses.

I'm a little ashamed by this.

Open discourse never destroyed anything.

Rod

Lion
10-20-2002, 10:04 PM
Thanks Scot

Best outcome in the circumstances. The retention of a separate 'Misc-non boat related' gives the opportunity for a a bit of a browse thru the mindset of an interesting group of people. For a non - american it provide an insight to how you do (or don't) think, ranging from the wise, erudite and humourous to the far less wise, less erudite and unfunny.

Posters, please keep it polite.

Lion

Bayboat
10-20-2002, 11:23 PM
But...but...hey! Hold on a second. Where does all this change leave King Funky Chicken, the ruler of Miscellaneous? Is he now to rule over the Two Kingdoms? Or just one; in which case, which one? I don't believe he was even consulted about the shakeup. He must have learned about it through the grapevine, since in his last presentation by Memphis Mike he seems to have increased the energy of his dance (if that's what it is). These are weighty questions that must be addressed. Remember, the book guy, the little green monster and various trolls are waiting in the wings, and some difficult decisions may be upon us before we know it.

nedL
10-21-2002, 07:49 AM
A big THANK YOU from me too Scot!! smile.gif

Kermit
10-21-2002, 12:59 PM
I was wondering if bellybuttonlint can be used to substitute for calking cotton in a pinch.

Thanks, Scot.

Bayboat
10-21-2002, 01:18 PM
Kermit: Only if it's well washed and free of fat.

Howler
10-21-2002, 01:20 PM
Thanks Scot.

Naval lint clearly belongs in this section, bellybutton lint discussions belong in the other. In either case, save that stuff. You can have a fine sweater knitted to snuggle with this Winter.

John of Phoenix
10-21-2002, 01:24 PM
Thank you very much. Your patience is greatly appreciated.

Phil Young
10-21-2002, 11:10 PM
What an elgeant solution. Should be enduring too. Very Wooden Boaty. Well doe Scott.

Now, can we run a book on how long it takes for Building and repair to overtake Misc, non-boat? Its a couple of years I think sicnce Misc got ahead of Bldg, and the rot set in. Hm, maybe this should be over in non-boat? Sorry.