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Author Topic: Happy 17th Birthday, TAW!  (Read 594 times)
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« on: December 02, 2019, 07:22:23 PM »

It's 17 years since TAW started, although I've only been here 15, I already feel part of an extended family that goes around the (folk) world.

Many thanks to Colin (YABB Master) and everyone else who has kept this a (mostly) nice place.

Now, if only we can find the bucket of eecummingses that Jude left in the snug, we'd be all set for a celebration!
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« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2019, 07:43:10 PM »

You beat me - I joined in June 2005, so only 14 years.  But I agree that this does feel like a family, and I enjoy meeting some of you at Cropredy (or occasionally elsewhere).

I echo the thanks to all who keep the ship sailing along calmly!
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« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2019, 07:46:51 PM »


It's 17 years since TAW started, although I've only been here 15, I already feel part of an extended family that goes around the (folk) world.

Many thanks to Colin (YABB Master) and everyone else who has kept this a (mostly) nice place.

Now, if only we can find the bucket of eecummingses that Jude left in the snug, we'd be all set for a celebration!


It's in the corner.. by the Wormhole.. Might need putting back in the bucket by now... Roll Eyes
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« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2019, 07:48:04 PM »

Yes, Happy Birthday TAW and thanks to everyone involved.

It’s been there through the worst and best of times, for me...I have been on here 10 years now.

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« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2019, 08:06:52 PM »

13.5 years, apparently.  Cripes.  Happy Birthday, TAW.  Driving lessons? Wink Grin
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« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2019, 08:24:40 PM »

Happy birthday.. 15 years for me, though it feels like a lot less.  Normally a nice calm space to visit and relax.
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« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2019, 08:39:46 PM »

Blimeyheck - my profile tells me I registered on TAW on 10th June 2003!  Shocked and I've been logged in for 48 1/2 days! WKWTTG indeed?!

Heartfelt thanks to YABB, to our esteemed moderators (even Dredd!), and to all who have ever contributed to this august (pun intended!) forum.

I've met - "virtually" and in real life - some marvellous folk through TAW !

So a glass raised to TAW, and another to those who've been here over the years, but are no longer with us, for whatever reasons...
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« Reply #7 on: December 02, 2019, 08:41:07 PM »

Thanks ever so much Colin and Happy Birthday TAW... Fez Tiara
Just 13 years 8 months for me and never once been tempted to join Bookface or whatever it's called these days... Roll Eyes
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« Reply #8 on: December 02, 2019, 10:41:32 PM »

Om unny a babby, 11 years young. Cheers all...it's bin fabb Yabb.  Fez
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« Reply #9 on: December 02, 2019, 11:25:22 PM »

Thanks everybody.  Grin

However it still leaves the question, why have over 45,000 Russians attempted to register on TAW?
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« Reply #10 on: December 03, 2019, 12:09:23 AM »

I've been on board for five minutes but it's informative and friendly here.

Thanks everyone!
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« Reply #11 on: December 03, 2019, 01:21:19 AM »

15 years for me and I still feel like the new girl  Cheesy

Big thanks to Colin & the Mods (They’re on at the Fringe next year, I hear!). I spend far more time than is healthy on here but I do enjoy it (mostly) and a particular thanks to everyone for all the music recommendations over the years  Smiley

Here’s to the next 17... that will be 2036  Shocked
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« Reply #12 on: December 03, 2019, 06:38:26 AM »

Happy birthday TAW!  Smiley
only been a member for a few months have been made very welcome.
Always find interesting discussions on the forum.
Thank you to everyone involved.
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« Reply #13 on: December 03, 2019, 08:26:41 AM »

Many thanks from me too.

Re the Russians, I wonder if a part of our URL has a hidden meaning in Russian and they think it is some kind of dating site. Grin
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« Reply #14 on: December 03, 2019, 08:43:26 AM »

Gosh that long, I have met so many "interesting" folk on here.
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« Reply #15 on: December 03, 2019, 09:10:20 AM »

I registered in 2004 but it's more the hours spent that are shocking!!  Shocked Not wasted though!  Wink Grin  So glad we're still running, its a great community, informative and so good to recognise a face or two as I attend festivals and gigs around the country.  Tiara

Long to reign over us....  Tiara

Thank you Colin and the Mods. (Benny and the jets sprung in to my head as I typed that for some reason!  Roll Eyes )
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« Reply #16 on: December 03, 2019, 09:49:53 AM »

I've been here 15 years.

Time well spent.

Well done and thank you Colin and the Mods for keeping it going.
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« Reply #17 on: December 03, 2019, 10:18:32 AM »

Huge thanks to Colin and everyone else that works hard to keep us happy here.

Through this board I have met so many like minded friends and many of them feel like real family.

Thank you all for keeping me sane.

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« Reply #18 on: December 03, 2019, 10:37:18 AM »

January 2003!!!! Bloomin heck I'm not that old really  Wink

I blame that Carey Hancock, he has soooooooo much to answer for. (cheers Ces).

And thanks to Yabb for keeping the hamsters spinning those wheels.
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« Reply #19 on: December 03, 2019, 11:58:54 AM »

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I hope the Russians love their folk rock too"

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