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Old 07-02-2015, 04:48 PM   #21
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This July marks 10 years of me, and several others posting here. At megacorp , Megacity and a couple of organizations I have belonged to , I always got a 10 year service pin, usually die-cast ,painted , about the size of a penny ,with a couple of them priceless industrial diamonds glued on.

I'm looking to see something in the mail from ER . Org. I know this place is loaded with $$$$$. I was told the moderators get Big Money $$$$
How much big $$$$ should one expect for 79.6 posts a year?
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Old 07-02-2015, 05:05 PM   #22
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How much big $$$$ should one expect for 79.6 posts a year?
A penny per post ?.
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Old 07-02-2015, 05:10 PM   #23
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.................. Hopefully we will have a committee Chair by that point. Would you be interested?
Maybe , I'l have to check with my agent .
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Old 07-02-2015, 06:39 PM   #24
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May be a war memorial would be nice for those that have survived this site for >10 yrs
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Old 07-02-2015, 07:10 PM   #25
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I'm wondering if we can buy a few years, to bridge our service to ten years.. Maybe with the New Drachmas, or bitcoins
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Old 07-02-2015, 08:59 PM   #26
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Old 07-02-2015, 09:29 PM   #27
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Wow, today is my 10th anniversary on e-r.org!

Seems more like 5, just like everything else.
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Old 07-03-2015, 02:45 AM   #28
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I have missed my golden dryer sheet on 4-18-2005.
Thanks for all the helpful or interesting ideas.
Without you all we had been less confident that we can and should ER.
Now we are for almost 2 years (then 55/62), have not missed work at all and live well on DH's pension, interest and dividends.
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Old 07-03-2015, 07:14 AM   #29
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Here you go. The moderators can simply hand these out on our 10 year anniversary date:

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Here you go. The moderators can simply hand these out on our 10 year anniversary date:

Nice!

Still, all this "handing out" and "committee chair" sounds an awful lot like work to me.
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Old 07-03-2015, 07:52 AM   #31
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Here's what The Mod Squad gave me for my 10 days of service as a moderator. You'd better watch out, you'd better not cry, or you'll be eating some of this hand pie too!

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Old 07-03-2015, 08:36 AM   #32
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I passed ten years in May. Wasn't anticipating an award, though maybe a bribe to limit my posting...
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One of the megacorp's I worked for used color on their ID badge to denote 5-year service increments. Red was less than 5 years, 5-9 was light blue, 10-14 was yellow, 15-19 was green, 20-24 was silver, 25 and higher was gold - or something like that.
The megacorp I worked for put a gold star on the pink slip at 25 years.
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Old 07-03-2015, 02:01 PM   #34
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To celebrate your years of service, we'll all chip in to give you an Apple watch. You'll get an apple, and you can watch it.

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Old 07-03-2015, 02:24 PM   #35
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We used to get stock certificates. Ten years for ten shares, pretty good deal.

To the mods and all the long term members of the board, thank you!
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We used to get stock certificates. Ten years for ten shares, pretty good deal.
Hope you worked for Berkshire Hathaway - back when they only had the Class A shares!
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You are right - you've been shorted important awards and recognition but we have an excellent reason. The award committee currently lacks a Chair. I know that if the committee were firing on all cylinders you would have received your silver drysheet award in the mail by this time but they are rudderless and have evidently been napping.

Still there is much to celebrate and I'm hopeful that in another ten years you will receive your gold dryer sheet. Hopefully we will have a committee Chair by that point. Would you be interested?
Ok , after careful consideration , I graciously accept the appointment. Nords told me I can expect to get my credentials and E-R . org staff handbook at the annual moderator's retreat on Lanai.

(note to self , check air miles for 1st class upgrade )
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Ok , after careful consideration , I graciously accept the appointment. Nords told me I can expect to get my credentials and E-R . org staff handbook at the annual moderator's retreat on Lanai.

(note to self , check air miles for 1st class upgrade )
No worries. Lanai's new owner, Larry Ellison, will undoubtedly send over his private jet as soon as Oracle's database hackers determine your location.

Start thinking about your custom longboard features & colors now. They'll need at least 96 hours to shape it and have it waiting for you on arrival... or you could just choose among the many complimentary options from the in-flight shopping guide and order it via WiFi using your seat's tablet.

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One of the megacorp's I worked for used color on their ID badge to denote 5-year service increments. Red was less than 5 years, 5-9 was light blue, 10-14 was yellow, 15-19 was green, 20-24 was silver, 25 and higher was gold - or something like that.
That's so sad.

But I guess it saved people the trouble of asking "So, how long have you been in for?"
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My mega corp gold watch went in Katrina.

As for here being around to grumble, whine and otherwise carry on is just ducky with me.

heh heh heh - I can still spell Dory36. Er sort of . As for dryer sheets - .
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What service award?

Why am I the only one who once proposed that ER.org charges people who post?

And that the rule of one account per user be relaxed, and a person can post as different screen names as long as he pays, say, $100/year/name?

I expect to get some royalty for the above ideas.
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