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DivineFlow
BRONZE Member since Nov 2008

stranger
Location: Bend, Oregon

Total posts: 4
Posted:I came to this site, homeofpoi to not only meet new people to be talk and reflect moves and flow. I have sent out MANY emails to MANY people trying to get feed back or a simple hello, i have been apart of this site under this name for a few weeks and then as another name for months and NEVER got one thing back from anyone, are you guys really on here to build community cuz thats what we need and this site is FAR from that. could someone help me out in knowing what you guys are all about .

Life isnt about surviving the storm, its about dancing in the rain.

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Seye
SILVER Member since Mar 2005

Seye

Geek
Location: Manchester, UK

Total posts: 1261
Posted:Eh?

Sending emails is not usually necessary. Joining in discussions on the forums and finding your local groups (in the events... & meet others forums) is usually the best way to get involved with people.

Just join in on a few topics and I'm sure you'll meet people soon enough.
Make yourself an into topic in the intro forum (there's a sticky at the top with a load of example details to put up).

I'm sure you'll get to know people pretty quickly if you do that.

:-)


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Seye
SILVER Member since Mar 2005

Seye

Geek
Location: Manchester, UK

Total posts: 1261
Posted:Just had a look and you have an intro thread with replies.

Umm... beyond this I'm not quite wure what you are getting at?


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Fire_Moose
SILVER Member since May 2007

Fire_Moose

Elusive and Bearded
Location: Scottsdale, AZ

Total posts: 3597
Posted:i hate communities. Damn commies.

O.B.E.S.E.

Owned by Mynci!

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Fruitbasket


Fruitbasket

#1 Bender Fan :D
Location: Somewheres i tell ya!

Total posts: 133
Posted:But I am a commie.. A nice one.

But just look, the community is all around you.


ANGER IS A GIFT.You have the right to demand better!

Originally Posted By: Mr Majestikhear the news about the guy in adelaide on the weekend who walked stilts 20m high? broke the world record by taking four steps.

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ElectricBlue
GOLD Member since Feb 2002

ElectricBlue

Now with extra strawberries
Location: Canberra

Total posts: 810
Posted:Yup I don't see the problem??
You have some nice friendly replys in your intro thread.

I don't think people on any forum will respond to people emailing them off site very well if you don't know them already.

Just come and contribute to some threads. That is how you become apart of a community.

This is a very large site member wise. New members come and go every day, You can't expect people to jump to attention and be best bud until they get to know you and the only way that happens is by contributing.


I {Heart} hand me downs and spinning in the snow.<br /><br />

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Fine_Rabid_Dog


Internet Hate Machine
Location: They seek him here, they seek ...

Total posts: 10530
Posted:Private messages aren't the main thing here.

Get stuck into the public boards smile


The existance of flamethrowers says that someone, somewhere, at sometime said "I need to set that thing on fire, but it's too far away."

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Charles
BRONZE Member since Jun 2001

Charles

Corporate Circus Arts Entertainer
Location: Auckland

Total posts: 3989
Posted:And, to get email notification when threads (such as this and your intro thread), go up to the top of the thread, choose

Topic Options

Then choose Add Topic to your Watched Topics

Then, whenever there is activity, you get notified and the interaction continues...


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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ElectricBlue
GOLD Member since Feb 2002

ElectricBlue

Now with extra strawberries
Location: Canberra

Total posts: 810
Posted:Oooo that is a good tip Charles.
I'll have to remember that one.
Thanks.


I {Heart} hand me downs and spinning in the snow.<br /><br />

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Charles
BRONZE Member since Jun 2001

Charles

Corporate Circus Arts Entertainer
Location: Auckland

Total posts: 3989
Posted:Yes, VERY useful, and its easy to toggle them off and on as well...

Just be wary of threads where Bender is active, you may find your email server overloading...
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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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ElectricBlue
GOLD Member since Feb 2002

ElectricBlue

Now with extra strawberries
Location: Canberra

Total posts: 810
Posted:hahaha. Note taken smile

I {Heart} hand me downs and spinning in the snow.<br /><br />

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Doc Lightning
GOLD Member since May 2001

Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Total posts: 13920
Posted:Originally Posted By: DivineFlowI came to this site, homeofpoi to not only meet new people to be talk and reflect moves and flow. I have sent out MANY emails to MANY people trying to get feed back or a simple hello, i have been apart of this site under this name for a few weeks and then as another name for months and NEVER got one thing back from anyone, are you guys really on here to build community cuz thats what we need and this site is FAR from that. could someone help me out in knowing what you guys are all about .

If you look under Social Discussion, you'll see that you've unfortunately picked a bad time. A year ago, your experience would have been different.

I still believe in this community. PLEASE come and join us and bear with us. We need to figure out why we suddenly went dead in the last few months and kick-start our community. It's a fantastic group of people and we're quite harmless, most of us are housebroken, don't bite, and have all our shots.

Except Charles. He piddles on the rug when he gets too excited. So just make sure you walk him regularly. wink


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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