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Anonymous

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hello guys & girls.
i'm a new user of the forum, and i thought it would be a good idea to have a topic where new users introduce themselves. this would be a place for others to welcome people to the forum.

i've seen this on lots of other forums and from what i've seen, it generates a lot of posts.

just an idea, so its over to the moderators.


kenny.
 
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Anonymous

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your welcome :D.
so does this mean we can expect to see it soon?


kenny.
 

DaveL

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Hi Kenny,

Welcome to the forum.
Good idea, you need to get Charley to agree to it, as he is the web master :D
 

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Welcome to the forum, Kenny.

I like the idea (always like to make sure we say "howdy" to new members, but sometimes they slip through the net :roll: ), but if we go ahead let's not make it compulsory or anything. I have a feeling some people prefer to slip in unnoticed. :D

Cheers, Alf
 
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yeah i totally agree with you alf, but at least it gives folk somewhere to introduce themselves if they want too.
 

Noel

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Those that voted against such a facility, optional though it is, any reason why?

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I voted against - really just an extension of Alf's comment. Nice to be as inconspicuous as you want around here!
And I like introductory posts from forum newbies that actually deal with a woodworking issue. Seems to give a greater sense of what that person is up to in the here and now.
Every newbie seems to get a warm welcome anyway, and woodworking is still the main issue. Scrolling through thread after thread of "Hello I'm Bill".... "Hi Bill. Welcome" seems a bit tedious. New members are free to introduce themselves in a separate post as they like anyway.

That may have all sounded like a rant - but it really isn't - just my reason for voting against! :wink:
 

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personally I agree with Aragorn..
nothing against the newbies de-lurking etc, the more the merrier I say.... but a whole section of Hi's...?????

naaa.... best place for that is General.
 

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You think I want to see a long thread of "Hi's" and "my name's Bob and I love...".??? Thought it would be more of a quick autobio, something more substantial than the woodworking version of speed dating....


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Hi all

I'm with Aragorn on this one. I think that people de-lurk when they have a woodworking question and a welcome can be made at that time.

Cheers
Neil
 

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Welcome to the forums kenny :)

It is a good idea but I'm not sure we need it. I personally feel we already have enough sections on the forum. As mentioned a lot of our new members like to lurk for awhile. If members like your self do want to introduce your selfs the off topic forum is perfect for you.
 

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