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New WCG-TPU team member welcome thread

Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by twilyth, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. twilyth Guest

    NOTE: This thread is for new members of our WCG team as reflected in the user movement section for the WCG-TPU team.

    I know we normally do this in the team thread, but someone who's new here wouldn't know to look there and things can scroll off pretty quickly anyway. So I'm setting up this thread. We'll see how it works out I guess.

    Anyway, welcome to DevonHarris who joined yesterday (11/28/2010).

    Feel free to ask any questions you might have. There is a wealth of info in Ion's WCG basics thread if you want someplace to start. :toast:
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  2. (FIH) The Don

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    good idea :toast:
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    HammerON The Watchful Moderator Staff Member

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    Yep it is:toast:
    Thanks twilyth:)
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    Good stuff :toast:
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    sneekypeet Unpaid Babysitter Staff Member

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    I think you should wait for the members to chime in themselves, this way you arent welcoming all of our spam members with people who may actually contribute to our forums;)
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  6. Kreij

    Kreij Senior Monkey Moderator Staff Member

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    You may want to reserve this thread for new crunchers. You've welcomed at least one spammer that have been bannned.

    Just a tip.
  7. twilyth Guest

    OK, I'm not sure who these other people are but I had intended this thread to be a welcome for new WCG-TPU team members and not just people who join TPU. I guess that's my fault for not making that clear from the title and OP. I'll fix that now.
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  8. twilyth Guest

    OK, looks like I can't change the thread title, only the post title, so I've sent a message to the mods.
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  10. (FIH) The Don

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    no need to be sorry guys, you did it for a good reason, and i think its great with a thread like this

    but yeah, as mods says, let the newcomers chime in themselves:rockout:
  11. twilyth Guest

    I'm not sure what the difference is between doing it in the team thread and having a dedicated thread. I've seen new members welcomed before and think it's a great idea. I was only trying to improve on it. So I don't know where this idea about letting new members introduce themselves comes from because i don't believe that is currently our practice.

    Personally, if I were to join a team here, even after having been a tpu member for a while, I would never introduce myself but it would be nice to see that the team at least notices who is coming and going. I wouldn't mind having a post to recognize the fact that I'd joined. It's not like it obliges me to do anything. And if I were on the fence about saying anything like why I joined or what I was looking to get out of the experience, seeing a post officially welcoming me would probably give me the impetus to make that post.

    I just think it's common courtesy and lets us show our appreciation. If there are good reasons not to do this, I'd be interested in hearing them.
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    twilyth, I like your idea of having this thread. TPU is all about friendliness, so this thread is very much in that spirit and I support it.
    Sadasius and Chicken Patty say thanks.
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    I'd like to thank everyone for welcoming Devon to TPU's WCG team :)
    I helped get WCG set up on her laptop, a 2ghz PentDC. She doesn't know how much it's going to be on, but it's a start.

    I'll be giving her a bit of help as soon as I have time to switch some of the comps over :)

    dsipal is another one who I've helped to get crunching, I'd like all of you to welcome him as well :)
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    welcome to both of you :D
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    Bienvenidas! :p
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    Welcome to the team Devon and dsipal.:toast:
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Devon Harris & Devin Sipal :D
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  18. twilyth Guest

    Welcome hks777.

    Be sure to check out the WCG essentials sticky - lots of good stuff even if you've been doing it for a while.
  19. twilyth Guest

    Apologies to those I missed in December.

    Welcome to:

    2010-12-28 spy14
    2010-12-22 PrimoJones
    2010-12-20 Fjordmonkey
    2010-12-18 xbonez
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    A warm welcome to all new members, regardless of your output :toast: :respect:
    Chicken Patty and stinger608 say thanks.
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    ^^What he just said :toast:
  22. twilyth Guest

    A warm welcome to marlow.durbin - joining today, 1/11/11 (at 11:11). OK kidding about the time, but I can hope.
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Actually he registered yesterday, sorry to spoil your fun :p
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    Welcome aboard buddy, you'll have tons of fun here. :toast:
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    Welcome to ThePutzer - joining today, Jan. 17, 2011 :toast: :rockout:

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