Hello.... Anybody Out There?

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by Cannonball, Feb 1, 2007.

  1. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    Wow.... The forum looks almost exactly as I left it last night. Nobody posted after I left at 10:30?
  2. nolatron

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  3. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Active Member

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    No offense, Cannoball, but the world of MRR is not exactly on the cutting edge of world events. If you think this forum is slow, I can show you another MRR site that is easily five tims slower.
  4. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    I guess I'm used to my musicians forum where people are posting pretty much 24/7. The Gauge has been a more interesting read lately though.
  5. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Active Member

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    There are also a lot of newbies like myself. As interested as we are, we don't have a lot of projects for show-and-tell.
  6. Relic

    Relic Member

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    thanks.
    I had a stupid bubble gum song stuck in my head.
    I like Pink Floyd better
  7. conrailmike

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    Besides, it's during the week. People still have to get up early for work, it's busier on the weekends when people are home during the day.
    train97
  8. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    No problem. I enjoy Pink Floyd myself on occasion.
    Have you watched Dark Side of the Rainbow, yet?
  9. Gil Finn

    Gil Finn Active Member

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    Looked that way for days. Not much doing here sometimes.

    The HO forum is the pits. every so often you read something very entertaining.
  10. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Threads and forums have a natural ebb and flow of activity that is related to the interest of the participants posting. Sometimes a thread that I think will take off only gets a few nods while another I expect will disappear soon attracts attention for pages and pages. If people are posting they must be interested or enjoying it. Then, of course, there are the distractions of life that effect the activty in threads. It will be interesting to see how many posts we get from American members tomorrow during the Super Bowl. :) Meanwhile, have patience when your thread isn't moving, post in threads you'd like to see continue, and ignore those threads you have no interest in because they will have a life of their own regardless.
    Ralph
  11. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    I have to agree with Ralph. Last Sunday I posted pics on the great deals I got at the Springfield show, Its already on page two, near the bottom, 55 views...no replies.
    It does happen.
  12. bigsteel

    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

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    i dont know about you guys but as soon as the super bowl starts , i get a case of beer, fritos, dip and 3 freinds and i head to 'the dungeon'for a day of possible screaming,crying and complaing...ahhh good times...
  13. Gary S.

    Gary S. Senior Member

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    Well, I truely enjoy The Gauge and the folks that post here. Every question I have ever had has been answered in depth with good discussion and good thinking. On occasion, there is a spell where none of the new threads is of interest to me, but I don't mind. That is when I go to work on my trains! And, compared to network TV, The Gauge rocks... great photos of nice layouts, plenty of discussion of model railroad topics, and I have to admit that sometimes certain things make me smile hugely, laugh a bit, shake my head, and thank the universe itself for having put together the animal we call human beings.