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[Motd] Back from the US...ANN.lu
Posted on 17-Mar-2002 16:25 GMT by Christian Kemp15 comments
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After touring the US for two weeks, I'm now safely back home. And I must say at first sight I'm pleasantly surprised: little abuse, lots of postings and discussions, 175,000 pageviews in just two weeks... heck, even The Register linked to ANN :) Now, jetlag, St. Patrick's Day, a pretty drastic change at work and the last-week-of-March trip to Lanzarote may still keep me occupied for a while, but I will definitely try to be around more often again. And who knows, some day I might even announce site and script updates again, instead of just rambling about unrelated stuff :)
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Posted by Paul Andrews JR on 17-Mar-2002 15:35 GMT
Welcome back, I hope you enjoyed your US tour.
Best Regards.
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Posted by Kent Seaton on 17-Mar-2002 15:47 GMT
Welcome home CK, enjoy a Pint o' Guinness when you get the chance today.
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Posted by Frank on 17-Mar-2002 16:06 GMT
Welcome back :)
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Posted by redrumloa on 17-Mar-2002 16:11 GMT
WB CK!!
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Posted by The_Editor on 17-Mar-2002 16:38 GMT
Welcome back Christian, Hope you had a great holiday. ... Well .. We tried to burn the place down with all the flaming but yourve put to much asbestos in here!! :)
I spent the last hour trying to post this.. Kept getting an ooops error.. Have you been fiddling, Christian ?? :)
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Posted by Dr. Righteous on 17-Mar-2002 17:17 GMT
Pint o' Guiness... Fiddling... Oh no, look out folks! Drunken sysop!! :o)
Welcome back CK!
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Posted by Jack on 17-Mar-2002 20:28 GMT
Yeah, welcome back CK. Sorry about screwing up the front page...
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Posted by darklite on 17-Mar-2002 20:29 GMT
Good to have you back...
Little abuse indeed, only some by Christophe Decanini
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Posted by Christophe Decanini on 18-Mar-2002 01:15 GMT
In reply to Comment 8 (darklite):
Brecht,
I think you don't know what abuse is:
Abuse are the regular post we get about things that have nothing to do with Amiga NEWS, provocative stuff, etc
This is exactely what you did.
So please stop here.
The first week Christian was gone was bad and I had to delete several posts.
Last week was pretty good.
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Posted by Graham on 18-Mar-2002 02:31 GMT
Can you disable having unmoderated posts on the front page now Christian?
I feel that ANN would greatly improve if the non-news was not so prominent. It only causes flaming.
Graham
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Posted by dammy on 18-Mar-2002 02:49 GMT
In reply to Comment 10 (Graham):
Hey what a great idea Graham! It's not censorship if you can't even post it where it can be seen?
Dammy
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Posted by Graham on 18-Mar-2002 03:03 GMT
In reply to Comment 11 (dammy):
It will still be available on the unmoderated section, as it used to be configured a while ago. Moderated news on front-page, unmoderated news a click away.
Hardly censorship.
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Posted by Trizt on 18-Mar-2002 06:11 GMT
Welcome back Christian.
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Posted by darklite on 18-Mar-2002 22:16 GMT
In reply to Comment 9 (Christophe Decanini):
>I think you don't know what abuse is:
>Abuse are the regular post we get about things that have nothing to do with >Amiga NEWS, provocative stuff, etc
Obviously I was talking about you abusing your power as a moderator.
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Posted by Christophe Decanini on 19-Mar-2002 12:30 GMT
In reply to Comment 14 (darklite):
>Obviously I was talking about you abusing your power as a moderator
Because I do not help your x86 campaign ?
You posted a link on bench that is highly optimized for x86 and not at all for PPC.
Then your first comment started with something like "This should start the x86 / PPC war"
Do you want that I post every single PPC bench that crushes the x86 ?
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