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    Getting back old users

    Hi,

    Just a thought.

    I found out about the lounge from Woody's Office Watch, which I have been receiving valuable information from for years (and I have been buying the books!).

    Now that the lounge is up and stable (2nd reincarnation)would it be worthwhile a mention in the various newsletters?

    Eileen, you've done a fantastic job- but we're a very tiny community now. Perhaps a word of explanation to the wider WOW/WWW/WMW... community would be worth while for those who had found the lounge a great place to visit, but who had given up rechecking after 3 weeks, a chance to come back.

    I'd look forward to hearing from some of those valuable contributors who have been missing from the renewed forum. They just need to know it's on again.

    Just a thought
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    Re: Getting back old users

    A little bird told me that Woody's onto it...[img]/w3timages/icons/devil.gif[/img]
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    Re: Getting back old users

    A Woodpecker type of bird obviously.

    Thanks for the response.
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    Re: Getting back old users

    Just an observation. The old lounge seemed to have a huge number of users. Its disappearance for a relatively short time seemed to have the same effect as a few seconds of dead air on radio. Visitors seemingly switched channels. I think there's a lesson to be learned here for web masters. If you want to keep your audience, you've got to at least keep them in the loop. We could have used updates in the ezines or on the WOPR site. Anyway, spilled milk aside, it's great to have the lounge back and terrific to see the MVPs like Charlotte and Tom so active. Keep up the good work, it's greatly appreciated.

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    Re: Getting back old users

    Yeah, I was checking in every day or so while the Lounge was out of commission, looking for a Lounge fix! As for the MVPs, Eileen has threatened to put a hex on us if we don't answer as many questions as possible.
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    Re: Getting back old users

    One needs to remember that a LOT of people will sign up at these different sites and then never return for one reason or another, e.i., lost their user name[img]/w3timages/icons/blush.gif[/img], broke their computer[img]/w3timages/icons/scream.gif[/img], got kicked out of the house[img]/w3timages/icons/woof.gif[/img], died[img]/w3timages/icons/devil.gif[/img] and many others[img]/w3timages/icons/spook.gif[/img].
    This is one way of clearing up ALL of the old stale user names that now can be reused.[img]/w3timages/icons/grin.gif[/img]

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    Re: Getting back old users

    Yeah, I've heard she's a hex maniac
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    Re: Getting back old users

    Eileen,

    Once again you're onto it. Well done, you were quick!

    But MVP Mother Superor? Hmmm, there must be a better title than that.
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    Re: Getting back old users

    [img]/w3timages/icons/grin.gif[/img] I even got a suitable Userpic: <IMG SRC=http://wopr.com/w3timages/MomSup.gif>
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    Re: Getting back old users

    Aaaaagh! Eileen,isn't there some penalty (like a wart on his nose) for posting that?
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    Re: Getting back old users

    Too late- I already have
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    Re: Getting back old users

    Oh bless you Eileen.

    Can you now remove that wart you cast upon me for referring to you as a hex maniac?

    Now that the numbers of subsribers are increasing rapidly- maybe thise of us faithful who stayed with the forum- certainly those who were already here before Woody advertised out presence- should be endowed with the added title "founding member".

    Whoops. Another wart on my nose. Forget that.

    Goodnight MVP Mother Superior. From Child inferior.
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    Re: Getting back old users

    "Child inferior" - hmm, wouldn't that make you a "<font color=ff6666>Foundling</font color=ff6666> member?[img]/w3timages/icons/laugh.gif[/img]

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    Re: Getting back old users

    Very good.[img]/w3timages/icons/laugh.gif[/img][img]/w3timages/icons/laugh.gif[/img][img]/w3timages/icons/laugh.gif[/img]
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    Re: Getting back old users

    It looks like they're coming back in droves since the latest WOW edition mentioned the lounge was back in operation. Somewhere during the last 20 minutes, the registered count went over 1000!!!

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