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5/24/2015 4:08:09 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
So, two legendary members of the HoF with *immense* contributions to DDO have gone in a period of 30 days -- Mikal and Ore_ELe.

Thoughts?
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5/24/2015 4:15:23 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/24/2015 4:08:09 AM, tejretics wrote:
So, two legendary members of the HoF with *immense* contributions to DDO have gone in a period of 30 days -- Mikal and Ore_ELe.

Thoughts?

I'm sad about one of them.
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5/24/2015 8:45:36 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/24/2015 4:15:23 AM, ShabShoral wrote:
I'm sad about one of them.
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5/24/2015 8:50:25 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/24/2015 8:45:36 AM, ResponsiblyIrresponsible wrote:
At 5/24/2015 4:15:23 AM, ShabShoral wrote:
I'm sad about one of them.
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5/24/2015 10:39:20 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/24/2015 4:08:09 AM, tejretics wrote:
So, two legendary members of the HoF with *immense* contributions to DDO have gone in a period of 30 days -- Mikal and Ore_ELe.

Thoughts?

Winter is coming...
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5/24/2015 12:28:36 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/24/2015 10:33:55 AM, EndarkenedRationalist wrote:
Ore was inactive for large periods of time a little while ago. This just seems to be another repetition of the pattern. He'll be back.
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5/25/2015 7:08:53 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/24/2015 10:33:55 AM, EndarkenedRationalist wrote:
Ore was inactive for large periods of time a little while ago. This just seems to be another repetition of the pattern. He'll be back.

Yeah, I think Ore's frustration will ebb and he'll return. Though, I think a member can only go through a leave-return cycle some many times before departure become permanent.

I can't believe I am gone for one weekend and I come back to find Ore has left DDO...wow.
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5/26/2015 11:57:59 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
What about Ragnar?
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5/27/2015 12:21:27 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
People will come back. They always do.

Personally I don't find the frustrated departures and grand goodbye threads particularly indicative of anything. When I took a hiatus from DDO, it happened gradually. I posted less and less and at some point, stopped logging on to the site.
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5/27/2015 12:43:37 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/26/2015 11:57:59 AM, Lee001 wrote:
What about Ragnar?

Ragnar isn't on the HoF and he told me he'll come back.
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5/27/2015 9:59:54 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/24/2015 4:08:09 AM, tejretics wrote:
So, two legendary members of the HoF with *immense* contributions to DDO have gone in a period of 30 days -- Mikal and Ore_ELe.

Thoughts?

People must move on. Like others have said, some will pop back on, others have run their course.

No reason to get worked up. I have had H.S., then college, then work friends that for normal reasons I have move on from. Some you reconnect with years later, others remain only as memory. Just a natural thing. No apocalyptic sign for the site.
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5/27/2015 10:30:44 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/27/2015 12:43:37 AM, tejretics wrote:
At 5/26/2015 11:57:59 AM, Lee001 wrote:
What about Ragnar?

Ragnar isn't on the HoF and he told me he'll come back.

Back, but not active. I probably should stay around at least long enough to submit something to the HoF (when does that come up anyway?).

I deactivated my account to decrease the urge to login while I worked on important stuff (which isn't wholly finished yet, but I needed to update my signature with some of that important stuff).

To decrease the amount of time I lose here, I've also made the unofficial guide fully editable by everyone.
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5/27/2015 2:53:32 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/24/2015 8:45:36 AM, ResponsiblyIrresponsible wrote:
At 5/24/2015 4:15:23 AM, ShabShoral wrote:
I'm sad about one of them.
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5/27/2015 2:54:18 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/24/2015 4:08:09 AM, tejretics wrote:
So, two legendary members of the HoF with *immense* contributions to DDO have gone in a period of 30 days -- Mikal and Ore_ELe.

Thoughts?

Mikal doesn't deserve to come back.
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5/27/2015 3:32:57 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/27/2015 2:54:18 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 5/24/2015 4:08:09 AM, tejretics wrote:
So, two legendary members of the HoF with *immense* contributions to DDO have gone in a period of 30 days -- Mikal and Ore_ELe.

Thoughts?

Mikal doesn't deserve to come back.

why?
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5/27/2015 3:35:01 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/27/2015 3:32:57 PM, 16kadams wrote:
At 5/27/2015 2:54:18 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 5/24/2015 4:08:09 AM, tejretics wrote:
So, two legendary members of the HoF with *immense* contributions to DDO have gone in a period of 30 days -- Mikal and Ore_ELe.

Thoughts?

Mikal doesn't deserve to come back.

why?

Have you seen his Edeb8 post on the matter?
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5/27/2015 3:52:15 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/27/2015 3:35:01 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 5/27/2015 3:32:57 PM, 16kadams wrote:
At 5/27/2015 2:54:18 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 5/24/2015 4:08:09 AM, tejretics wrote:
So, two legendary members of the HoF with *immense* contributions to DDO have gone in a period of 30 days -- Mikal and Ore_ELe.

Thoughts?

Mikal doesn't deserve to come back.

why?

Have you seen his Edeb8 post on the matter?

no
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https://rekonomics.wordpress.com...
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5/27/2015 4:22:07 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/27/2015 3:52:15 PM, 16kadams wrote:
At 5/27/2015 3:35:01 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 5/27/2015 3:32:57 PM, 16kadams wrote:
At 5/27/2015 2:54:18 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 5/24/2015 4:08:09 AM, tejretics wrote:
So, two legendary members of the HoF with *immense* contributions to DDO have gone in a period of 30 days -- Mikal and Ore_ELe.

Thoughts?

Mikal doesn't deserve to come back.

why?

Have you seen his Edeb8 post on the matter?

no

He already basicly stated that he hated DDO and that he wasn't coming back.
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5/27/2015 6:50:10 PM
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What about all the dozens of others who have come and gone before them. One or two people don't define DDO. They will be replaced by someone new who gets the DDO bug then they will burn out just like all the rest. I'm still here. It isn't individuals who keep me here, it's the format of the website and the desire to hear other points of view and challenge them if I disagree. When individuals play the race card/bigot card or resort to personal attacks then you know you have a better view point.
It's not your views that divide us, it's what you think my views should be that divides us.

If you think I will give up my rights and forsake social etiquette to make you "FEEL" better you are sadly mistaken

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5/27/2015 6:51:39 PM
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At 5/27/2015 6:50:10 PM, sadolite wrote:
What about all the dozens of others who have come and gone before them. One or two people don't define DDO. They will be replaced by someone new who gets the DDO bug then they will burn out just like all the rest. I'm still here. It isn't individuals who keep me here, it's the format of the website and the desire to hear other points of view and challenge them if I disagree. When individuals play the race card/bigot card or resort to personal attacks then you know you have a better view point.

Why do you always start something...

People are just insinuating the people who have left will be missed.
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5/27/2015 6:59:45 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/27/2015 6:51:39 PM, Lee001 wrote:
At 5/27/2015 6:50:10 PM, sadolite wrote:
What about all the dozens of others who have come and gone before them. One or two people don't define DDO. They will be replaced by someone new who gets the DDO bug then they will burn out just like all the rest. I'm still here. It isn't individuals who keep me here, it's the format of the website and the desire to hear other points of view and challenge them if I disagree. When individuals play the race card/bigot card or resort to personal attacks then you know you have a better view point.

Why do you always start something...

People are just insinuating the people who have left will be missed.

If you are going to quit just quit and go away. I can't count how many times people say they are leaving and then just come back. Are they leaving?>>>>>>>>>>>>> really leaving? Or will they return in a few weeks? I will believe they left after 1 year passes. Until then I will continue to count.
It's not your views that divide us, it's what you think my views should be that divides us.

If you think I will give up my rights and forsake social etiquette to make you "FEEL" better you are sadly mistaken

If liberal democrats would just stop shooting people gun violence would drop by 90%
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5/27/2015 7:11:11 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/27/2015 6:50:10 PM, sadolite wrote:
What about all the dozens of others who have come and gone before them. One or two people don't define DDO. They will be replaced by someone new who gets the DDO bug then they will burn out just like all the rest. I'm still here. It isn't individuals who keep me here, it's the format of the website and the desire to hear other points of view and challenge them if I disagree. When individuals play the race card/bigot card or resort to personal attacks then you know you have a better view point.

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5/27/2015 8:04:25 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/27/2015 7:11:11 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 5/27/2015 6:50:10 PM, sadolite wrote:
What about all the dozens of others who have come and gone before them. One or two people don't define DDO. They will be replaced by someone new who gets the DDO bug then they will burn out just like all the rest. I'm still here. It isn't individuals who keep me here, it's the format of the website and the desire to hear other points of view and challenge them if I disagree. When individuals play the race card/bigot card or resort to personal attacks then you know you have a better view point.

https://sp.yimg.com...

Yep
It's not your views that divide us, it's what you think my views should be that divides us.

If you think I will give up my rights and forsake social etiquette to make you "FEEL" better you are sadly mistaken

If liberal democrats would just stop shooting people gun violence would drop by 90%
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5/27/2015 8:29:22 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/27/2015 4:22:07 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 5/27/2015 3:52:15 PM, 16kadams wrote:
At 5/27/2015 3:35:01 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 5/27/2015 3:32:57 PM, 16kadams wrote:
At 5/27/2015 2:54:18 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 5/24/2015 4:08:09 AM, tejretics wrote:
So, two legendary members of the HoF with *immense* contributions to DDO have gone in a period of 30 days -- Mikal and Ore_ELe.

Thoughts?

Mikal doesn't deserve to come back.

why?

Have you seen his Edeb8 post on the matter?

no

He already basicly stated that he hated DDO and that he wasn't coming back.

What's his username on Edeb8?
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5/28/2015 8:01:48 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/27/2015 8:29:22 PM, SamStevens wrote:
At 5/27/2015 4:22:07 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 5/27/2015 3:52:15 PM, 16kadams wrote:
At 5/27/2015 3:35:01 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 5/27/2015 3:32:57 PM, 16kadams wrote:
At 5/27/2015 2:54:18 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 5/24/2015 4:08:09 AM, tejretics wrote:
So, two legendary members of the HoF with *immense* contributions to DDO have gone in a period of 30 days -- Mikal and Ore_ELe.

Thoughts?

Mikal doesn't deserve to come back.

why?

Have you seen his Edeb8 post on the matter?

no

He already basicly stated that he hated DDO and that he wasn't coming back.

What's his username on Edeb8?

Mikal.
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5/28/2015 1:06:17 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 5/27/2015 12:21:27 AM, F-16_Fighting_Falcon wrote:
People will come back. They always do.

Personally I don't find the frustrated departures and grand goodbye threads particularly indicative of anything. When I took a hiatus from DDO, it happened gradually. I posted less and less and at some point, stopped logging on to the site.

I didn't even know you were back 0.o
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