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Rozi
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Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Member Since: 11th Jan 2002
Total posts: 2996
Posted:Sounds weird,I just wanted to say how lovely it is to be on a site where people work hard to maintain goodwill towards one another. Having just read a thread where people start off angry, then others come in to calm it all down, I am very impressed!!!So a thank you to all those working to restore the niceness equilibrium...*quickly dashes from room with hands covering head fearing rapid fire
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*R.


It was a day for screaming at inanimate objects.

What this calls for is a special mix of psychology and extreme violence...

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phunky
old hand
Location: Edmonton, AB
Member Since: 30th Jul 2001
Total posts: 877
Posted:What a really nice thing to say. I'm going to have to say something mean to you now to maintain the niceness equilibrium. err, POO POO HEAD! There, equilibrium restored.
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Glåss
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The Ministry of Manipulation
Location: Bristol
Member Since: 8th Nov 2001
Total posts: 2523
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Charles
Charles

Corporate Circus Arts Entertainer
Location: Auckland
Member Since: 27th Jun 2001
Total posts: 3989
Posted:That's really nice to hear, there are always the exceptions but I think most of the regulars here are perhaps one of the most well-balanced BB members on the web.I haven't come across any other BB's where I feel even slightly as confortable as I did when I first joined HoP...------------------Charles (AKA INFERNO)newdolbel@hotmail.comhttp://juggle.co.nz/fire/fire.html

HoP Posting Guidelines
* Is it the Truth?
* Is it Fair to all concerned?
* Will it build Goodwill and Better Friendships?
* Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?

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Cantus
Cantus

Tantamount to fatuity
Location: Down the road
Member Since: 30th Jul 2001
Total posts: 15965
Posted:Mostly I find it very nice and friendly round here. And it was cool when I vanished that people were actually genuinely concerned about me.This whole point system annoyed me though. Made for an unfriendly atmosphere. I didn't mind people coming on and saying where a thread was wrong for whatever reason. But actively calling points on it was childish, competative and stupid. Not pleasant at all.

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean

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Rozi
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Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Member Since: 11th Jan 2002
Total posts: 2996
Posted:Besides which, I was always too slow & never got the points!!!
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But you notice how it kinda disappeared. People started by just yelling "point", then they started saying "point, but here is where you can go". Then they just gave up on the word "point" altogether.I kinda wonder, if you did a search, how many hits you would get for "point" (5 of which are in this email).& good to have your mild insanity with us Cantus...
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Don't roam too far again.R.


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fluffy napalm fairy
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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Brum / Dorset / Fairy Land
Member Since: 12th Dec 2001
Total posts: 3638
Posted:unless of course you roam south
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yip - this board is nice, it's good to see people from all over the world, all ages and stuff being so friendly and helpful. HoP - Tis a good place to be
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Geologists do it in the dirt................ spank

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Cantus
Cantus

Tantamount to fatuity
Location: Down the road
Member Since: 30th Jul 2001
Total posts: 15965
Posted:Hopefully I will soon. Lots of people
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down there I want to meet. And Cassandra is meant to be in London soon too.....


"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean

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Cassandra
Cassandra

Froggie ... Ribbit !!!
Location: Back in Paris... for now !
Member Since: 8th Jun 2001
Total posts: 4224
Posted:It is a warm and lovely place to be here... like going to this cosy lounge where you know you'll see those people you love and who just make you smile and meet new people too.
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Yes Mr Cantus, definitely planning on visiting london and I would definitely be terribly disappointed not to meet you there...Jst thinking of this visit makes me happy
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shine onCassandra


"I want brown bread... no, that is diesel oil..."
"So I was raised in Europe, where History comes from ..."
"NON !!! La Plume de mon oncle n est pas Bingibangibungi !!!"

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Durbs
Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England
Member Since: 23rd Sep 2001
Total posts: 5688
Posted:Let me know when your down Cass, It'd be good to meet up!

Burner of Toast
Spinner of poi
Slacker of enormous magnitude

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Bendy
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Location: Adelaide, SA, Australia
Member Since: 29th Aug 2001
Total posts: 750
Posted:Making your way in the world today takes everything you've gotTaking a break from all your worries sure would help a lotWouldn't you like to get awaySometimes you want to goWhere everybody knows your nameand their always glad you cameYou want to be where you can seeOur troubles are all the sameYou want to be where everybody knows your name....

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Rozi
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Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Member Since: 11th Jan 2002
Total posts: 2996
Posted:There is a Cheers Bar in Sydney, but nobody knows my name there (& I got my wallet stolen the first & last time I went)HoP is better, but its BYO...[This message has been edited by Rozi (edited 15 March 2002).]

It was a day for screaming at inanimate objects.

What this calls for is a special mix of psychology and extreme violence...

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Galawen
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Location: USA
Member Since: 28th Jun 2001
Total posts: 45
Posted:This BB is the bestIts the only one I know of that doesn't have a million people asking questions and no people answeringActually its quite the opposite, a million people with answers and only a few with questions. Power to the Love

Give Me FuelGive Me FireGive Me That Which I Desire-MetallicA

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Cassandra
Cassandra

Froggie ... Ribbit !!!
Location: Back in Paris... for now !
Member Since: 8th Jun 2001
Total posts: 4224
Posted:Durbs, I sure will let yuo know
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Rozi, don't laugh, but what does BYO mean ?shine onCassandra


"I want brown bread... no, that is diesel oil..."
"So I was raised in Europe, where History comes from ..."
"NON !!! La Plume de mon oncle n est pas Bingibangibungi !!!"

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Dom
Dom

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Bristol, UK
Member Since: 19th Dec 2001
Total posts: 3009
Posted:Bring Your Own

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Cassandra
Cassandra

Froggie ... Ribbit !!!
Location: Back in Paris... for now !
Member Since: 8th Jun 2001
Total posts: 4224
Posted:so what does "hoP is better , but it's BYO" means ?

"I want brown bread... no, that is diesel oil..."
"So I was raised in Europe, where History comes from ..."
"NON !!! La Plume de mon oncle n est pas Bingibangibungi !!!"

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Dom
Dom

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Bristol, UK
Member Since: 19th Dec 2001
Total posts: 3009
Posted:I'm sure that phrase is in the Aussie-French trnaslation book somewhere!"HoP is better then the Cheers bar in Sydney, but you have to Bring Your Own booze along." See?We could nominate a virtual bar man, or is that really silly?
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NYC
NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA
Member Since: 26th Aug 2001
Total posts: 9232
Posted:Cass, Sometimes party invites will say "BYOB" which means "Bring your own beer" to indicate that the host won't be providing alcohol.Rozi was implying that HoP is more fun than a bar but you gotta bring your own alcohol (and judging by some of the posts, some people do
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Well, shall we go?
Yes, let's go.
[They do not move.]

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Cassandra
Cassandra

Froggie ... Ribbit !!!
Location: Back in Paris... for now !
Member Since: 8th Jun 2001
Total posts: 4224
Posted:Thank you Dom And NYC for taking the time to help me out with my english
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shine oncassandra


"I want brown bread... no, that is diesel oil..."
"So I was raised in Europe, where History comes from ..."
"NON !!! La Plume de mon oncle n est pas Bingibangibungi !!!"

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Dom
Dom

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Bristol, UK
Member Since: 19th Dec 2001
Total posts: 3009
Posted:Actually, did we just pass by a perfect chance to turn about a dull day by being really silly and telling Cass it meant something completely different? Doh!

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Cassandra
Cassandra

Froggie ... Ribbit !!!
Location: Back in Paris... for now !
Member Since: 8th Jun 2001
Total posts: 4224
Posted:actually yes, you did cause I trust you and NYC ...too bad
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shine on cassandra


"I want brown bread... no, that is diesel oil..."
"So I was raised in Europe, where History comes from ..."
"NON !!! La Plume de mon oncle n est pas Bingibangibungi !!!"

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bebhinn
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Location: ireland
Member Since: 3rd Jan 2002
Total posts: 18
Posted:-"If a stress acts on system in a state of dynamic equilibrium, the system will act so as to oppose that stress"I think Le Chatelier was talking about chemistry, but it works fine here.And do you people realise how damned expensive it is to get to San Fransisco from ireland!!!...anyone know of how $$ ish accommodation is there...?slightly off thread, sorry.------------------...that's not flying, it's falling, with style...

...that's not flying, it's falling, with style...

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Cantus
Cantus

Tantamount to fatuity
Location: Down the road
Member Since: 30th Jul 2001
Total posts: 15965
Posted:I nearly moved to California. I would've gone by now (that would've been a real disapearance). But things didn't pan out and I'm still here - you lucky people....

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean

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Rozi
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Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Member Since: 11th Jan 2002
Total posts: 2996
Posted:Sorry Cass!!!Didn't mean to be confusing... I am just trying to be as Australian as an English-womyn in a kangaroo infested land can be!!!R.

It was a day for screaming at inanimate objects.

What this calls for is a special mix of psychology and extreme violence...

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