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    Food for thought

    As you read this you are the oldest you've ever been!

    To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is research.

    I didn't say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you.

    Women will never be equal to men until they can walk down the street with a bald head and a beer gut, and still think they are sexy.

    You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.

    To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first and call whatever you hit the target.

    One for us 'more mature' members -

    I'm supposed to respect my elders, but it's getting harder and harder for me to find one now.
    Cheers MIKE.

    How many roads must a man walk down ... ... before he admits he's lost?

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    Mike, the last one applies to me too. But as time goes on younger seniors will start looking for me ... and that's good because I'll most likely be lost somewhere.

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    Lars, you're only a youngster yet, wait until you pass four score!
    Cheers MIKE.

    How many roads must a man walk down ... ... before he admits he's lost?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dorsetmike View Post
    Lars, you're only a youngster yet, wait until you pass four score!
    For me, that's less than 3 years to go. I just posted a photo taken on July 24, 1965 at the RC chapel in Camp Borden Ontario. I can't believe how skinny I was! You can see why I couldn't escape from her ... with friends like those it would have been painful.
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    Hello Mike glad to see you are still alive I thought you had snuffed it
    Still a bit worried about teddy............but only a little bit.
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    I wouldn't be surprised if Teddy has deserted to social meeja, farcebook etc, seems as though more and more are falling by that wayside.
    Cheers MIKE.

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    Yes Mike or other forums, I have gone back to TC, I tried out Good Music Guide but it was mainly for lovers of modern and avant garde, Bright Cecelia closed down and a few others have less activity than we do at MIMF.

    Any way its good to know you are alive and kicking one of my neighbours died last tue and just heard another one died about the same time, one in her 92nd year and the other about 60 we are a small community but very private.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dorsetmike View Post
    I wouldn't be surprised if Teddy has deserted to social meeja, farcebook etc, seems as though more and more are falling by that wayside.
    Yeah, I've been wondering about Teddy myself lately too. Last activity was Dec 2016.

    [QUOTE=JHC;180422]Yes Mike or other forums, I have gone back to TC, I tried out Good Music Guide but it was mainly for lovers of modern and avant garde, Bright Cecelia closed down and a few others have less activity than we do at MIMF.

    TC is flourishing with activity, and tops GMG in total thread/post count. I am on one other forum related to organs in general and participate in several organ related groups on Facebook on a regular basis, although FB is getting really nasty with too many Ads lately ... every other entry from family/friends is two or three ads.

    Curious to know what happened to Bright Cecelia ... it was one of TC's fiercest competitors for a long while. Many had migrated from TC to BC over the years, but a good number have since returned.

    The classical forum on Amazon was also banning/blocking good standing members for no reason since January, so TC had inherited many of their former members as well.

    I would love to see MIMF return to the days of 2007-2010. Many of the old timers (by "old" I am not referring to age ) have just vanished. I've tried to reach out via email to some of them and never get a reply, so it's all a big mystery for me what actually happened to them.

    Anyway, enjoying the cooler temps during our 'monsoon season' of rain/thunderstorms most afternoons, and of course my new church position that I filled last September. Mary is off to Ireland in September - I'm staying put with the two cats, and of course my church work on the weekends.

    Lars

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    I think when a forum falls below critical mass it is doomed at least 99% of the time. with BC there were at most about half a dozen posters at the end.
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