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Back in the game again

Post by Ms. Barbie » Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:08 pm

Thanks to the encouragement of Joanne, Laurie and Mariane on FaceBook, I have returned to paid membership here at Faithwriters. I believe others have also jumped in. It's been nearly 6 years since I last submitted an article for the challenge, but did this week. I'm even working on one for next week!

I keep popping in here to see if there is anything going on, and it's sad to see such a ghost town. It's just me and a couple of bots. :-|

With people coming back, is it possible to resurrect the boards? I'm retired now, so have time to dawdle in here!

What do you think?
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Re: Back in the game again

Post by itsjoanne » Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:44 pm

I would LOVE to get people back here on the boards! It was tons of fun. We'll just have to drag folks over, I think :)
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Re: Back in the game again

Post by Ms. Barbie » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:11 pm

Maybe we could encourage on FaceBook again!
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Re: Back in the game again

Post by oursilverstrands » Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:37 pm

Ms. Barbie wrote: Thanks to the encouragement of Joanne, Laurie and Mariane on FaceBook, I have returned to paid membership here at Faithwriters
Welcome back Ms. Barbie. Faithwriters remains my favorite "writers retreat." Deb, Jan, and Anne, have left a living legacy for writers, new and experienced, that can't be duplicated, in my opinion. :D

Keep dragging them back, Joanne et al. :thumbs

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Re: Back in the game again

Post by Laurie » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:45 pm

Barb, it's great to see you back! :D

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Re: Back in the game again

Post by Ms. Barbie » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:17 pm

Thanks for the welcome response! (I've already experienced writing the disappearing post. :o) I'm excited that that desire to write has returned, and I hope to use it more and more.
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Re: Back in the game again

Post by RedBaron » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:44 pm

The forums really have slowed way down since a lot of folks joined Facebook.
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Re: Back in the game again

Post by oursilverstrands » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:20 pm

RedBaron wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:44 pm
The forums really have slowed way down since a lot of folks joined Facebook.


Maybe we need "young blood"... :lol:

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Re: Back in the game again

Post by Shann » Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:12 pm

oursilverstrands wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:20 pm
RedBaron wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:44 pm
The forums really have slowed way down since a lot of folks joined Facebook.


Maybe we need "young blood"... :lol:

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So happy to see many familiar faces and see people writing again! I've not written anything in a while, maybe I'll jump in again too.
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Re: Back in the game again

Post by cori67 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:55 pm

Good to see you back. I came back because Mariane posted about it on Facebook and I had an overwhelming desire to write for pleasure again. I have been so focused on work (and I write technical content so I write a lot) that I forgot all about the sheer pleasure of writing a fun piece.

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Re: Back in the game again

Post by Ms. Barbie » Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:41 pm

Yes, it was fun writing my first piece in years! Usually my weeks go fast, but it's sure seems slow from Thursday to Thursday right now.

I'm glad to see others also returning! May we all do well!
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Re: Back in the game again

Post by Karlene » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:59 pm

YAY Glad to see you here, Barb! It's been a while for me too. Just now returning. Beginning 2019 back in the writer's seat. :party
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Post by oursilverstrands » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:06 pm

:welcome back, Karlene. :D :clap

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Re: Back in the game again

Post by Ms. Barbie » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:08 pm

Yay Karlene, and thanks for your welcome to me!
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