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Old 05-28-2009, 09:15 PM   #1
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Three Cheers for Martha!

As with so many things in life, things change. Recently Martha took some time away from our team to enjoy life and step away from the work fun of helping guide our community as one of the Administrators. Having enjoyed her time away so much she has decided to officially take a sabbatical/retirement and will relinquish her Admin duties. Hopefully one day she will join us again.

I'd like to raise my glass and say thank you to Martha for her participation in leading our community. Her wisdom and insight has helped hundreds if not thousands of people through the discussions. We look forward to having her as an active member of the community for years to come.

Please join me in saying Thank You to Martha for her assistance as an Admin of our site!
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Old 05-28-2009, 09:21 PM   #2
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Here here!!

Thanks Martha, always enjoy your posts...keep 'm coming!

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Old 05-28-2009, 09:22 PM   #3
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Martha, thanks for everything! We really appreciate all you have done for the ER Forum, both as Moderator and as Administrator.
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We would miss your sorely needed honest voice of reason, Martha, so I look forward to your continued posting!
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Old 05-28-2009, 09:30 PM   #5
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Thanks indeed for your past and continuing contributions. Steady, kind, and consistently helpful . . .we'd miss her (and her Norm Coleman bumper sticker) very much.
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Old 05-28-2009, 09:39 PM   #6
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So Martha... does this mean we can expect ReWahoo to inherit the red boots?

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So Martha... does this mean we can expect ReWahoo to inherit the red boots?

Who gets the whip?

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Old 05-28-2009, 09:45 PM   #8
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Us moderator girls will gladly fight over the whip!
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Thanks Martha! You're definitely one of the people around here we can count on to be reasonable, yet crack the whip when necessary
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Old 05-28-2009, 09:57 PM   #10
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Is your pension Cola'd Martha?
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Old 05-28-2009, 11:19 PM   #11
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Congratulations, Martha!

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As usual, this thread is worthless without pictures...
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Old 05-29-2009, 06:27 AM   #12
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Thanks Martha. Moderating sounds like a time consuming job. I can understand why you would need a break.
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Old 05-29-2009, 06:55 AM   #13
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Martha,

I liked your administering (is this a word?). Thanks for your effort.

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A well-earned break! Thanks for all your efforts.

Martha was one of my First Encounters of the Moderator Kind back when I first joined.
She was very patient with all my DQs.

Sooooooo...does this mean you can misbehave now ?
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Old 05-29-2009, 07:35 AM   #15
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Martha,

You can run, but you can't hide (OK maybe you can hide--but, I hope you don't). So, even though you won't be moderating, I'll be looking forward to your postings.

Very best wishes,

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Old 05-29-2009, 07:43 AM   #16
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Martha, thanks for all your contributions over the years. You've helped make this forum the only one I follow closely.

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Can I watch?
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Can I watch?
We'll let you know when the tickets go on sale.
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We'll let you know when the tickets go on sale.
Thanks for the great suggestion for a new forum fund raiser!
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All right!!!

Can we expect postings of the ER-Org contestants' pictures next?
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