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#461628 - Sat Feb 28 2009 05:44 PM Moderator changes
sue943 Offline

Registered: Sun Dec 19 1999
Posts: 37691
Loc: Jersey
Channel Islands    
It is with much regret that I have to announce the forthcoming 'retirement' from moderating by Martin. Martin has been moderating for many years and feels that it is time that he gave it up, or had a rest.

Jill has agreed to return to moderating and will take over the reins in this forum during the next few days.

Martin will of course continue to be around in the forums so we will still have the pleasure of his puns from time to time.
Many a child has been spoiled because you can't spank a Grandma!

#461629 - Sat Feb 28 2009 05:50 PM Re: Moderator changes
tellywellies Offline
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Registered: Sat Apr 13 2002
Posts: 5468
Loc: South of England
Me? Puns? ...never!!
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#461630 - Sat Feb 28 2009 05:59 PM Re: Moderator changes
ren33 Offline

Registered: Thu Sep 30 1999
Posts: 12525
Loc: Kowloon Tong  Hong Kong      
Welcome Back Jill, your mod skills have been missed.
Martin, what can I say? I don't think there are many of us who have not benefited from your knowledge and expertise in Technology and in Photography. I know I have learnt a lot. Thanks to you for helping me out of my scrapes and putting me on the right road so often in my klutziness in both areas.We will miss you and I echo Sue's hopes that you will still be around, awful puns or not.
Wandering aimlessly through FT since 1999.

#461631 - Sat Feb 28 2009 06:07 PM Re: Moderator changes
tellywellies Offline
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Registered: Sat Apr 13 2002
Posts: 5468
Loc: South of England
Yes, I'll still be around. You can't get rid of me that easily!
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#461632 - Sat Feb 28 2009 08:06 PM Re: Moderator changes
deputygary Offline

Registered: Thu May 24 2007
Posts: 284
Loc: South Dakota USA
Thank you for your excellent work TW (or Martin).

For those of us who don't know everyone's real name, who is Jill?
"When you argue for your limitations, they become yours."--Richard Bach, Illusions

#461633 - Sat Feb 28 2009 09:00 PM Re: Moderator changes
Copago Offline

Registered: Tue May 15 2001
Posts: 14384
Loc: Australia
That's me, Gary

I'm afraid that I don't have the photography nounce that TW does but will try my best. Please shoot ideas at me at any time too.

#461634 - Sun Mar 01 2009 03:01 AM Re: Moderator changes
lady1 Offline
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Registered: Wed Jun 07 2006
Posts: 20697
Loc: Gauteng South Africa          
Farewell TW and thanks for all your help in the past. Glad you will not be leaving us completely.

Welcome back and congratulations Jill.

Ps: Gary, Jill is Jacks friend.
"If Life Were Easy Where Would All The Adventure Be?"

#461635 - Sun Mar 01 2009 03:09 AM Re: Moderator changes
denni19 Offline

Registered: Tue Sep 05 2006
Posts: 14562
Loc: Bucharest Romania
Shame on you Martin! This is not a piece of news with which I should start my Sunday .
I am really sorry you're leaving but I am glad to hear you'll still be around. And help us more, I hope.

Welcome back Jill!
Thank God for this other piece of news, now my Sunday is sunny again.
"The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn." - David Russell

#461636 - Sun Mar 01 2009 07:53 AM Re: Moderator changes
jordandog Offline
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Registered: Tue Apr 17 2007
Posts: 5097
Loc: Ohio USA         
Aw, Martin! Well, at least you will still be around and I can't think of a better person than Jill to come back and fill the place for you. Welcome Miss Mod Copago!
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.-- Richard Bach [i]Illusions

#461637 - Sun Mar 01 2009 10:22 AM Re: Moderator changes
Roofoo Offline
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Registered: Sat Jul 14 2007
Posts: 5426
Loc: Wisconsin USA
Thanks to you both, Martin and Jill, for your work here.

Edited by Roofoo (Sun Mar 01 2009 10:23 AM)
"Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter." - Master Yoda

#461638 - Sun Mar 01 2009 10:49 AM Re: Moderator changes
spanishliz Online   FT-cool
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Registered: Thu Dec 13 2001
Posts: 22621
Loc: Ontario Canada
Thanks for all your hard work, Martin, glad you'll still be around

Jill/Copago, I know you'll do a great job!

#461639 - Sun Mar 01 2009 11:19 AM Re: Moderator changes
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14484
Loc: North West of England
Thank You for all your hard work Martin and welcome aboard Jill
My mind is like a functions only when open.

#461640 - Sun Mar 01 2009 02:24 PM Re: Moderator changes
Santana2002 Offline
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Registered: Mon Apr 14 2003
Posts: 8853
Loc: France
I echo the other sentiments, TW, you have been a great mod here you'll certainly be missed.

Jill, I'm sure you'll do a great job moderating here!
It's hard to be perfect when you're human

#461641 - Sun Mar 01 2009 10:22 PM Re: Moderator changes
veronikkamarrz Offline

Registered: Thu Dec 28 2006
Posts: 930
Loc: Carson City
Nevada USA 
Everyone has said it all. So, ditto from me, TeeDub! You're still the 'go to' guy!

Copago, you will be great, of course!
...Be careful out there...

#461642 - Sun Mar 01 2009 10:33 PM Re: Moderator changes
ClaraSue Offline
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Registered: Sun May 18 2003
Posts: 7842
Loc: Arizona USA
Late to be checking in, but sorry to see you leaving TW, you've been great! Happy though that you're not leaving completely. Copago, glad to see you here.
May the tail of the elephant never have to swat the flies from your face.


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