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twilyth

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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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good idea :toast:
 

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Yep it is:toast:
Thanks twilyth:)
 

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Good stuff :toast:
 

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

Just a tip.
 
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Bump for a new member:
mattsmalls4 - Joined Today (29/11/2010)
Welcome to TPU! Be sure to fill out your systems specs here and come join us in the forums; hope you enjoy it here!
And a welcome to:
KurtUtz5
joined today (29/11/2010)

To other new members: if we've missed you out; just let us know by posting here.
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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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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Many sorrys, deleting posts now.
 
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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:
 
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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:
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.
 

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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 :)
 
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welcome to both of you :D
 

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Bienvenidas! :p
 
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Welcome to the team Devon and dsipal.:toast:
 

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Devon Harris & Devin Sipal :D
 
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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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A warm welcome to all new members, regardless of your output :toast: :respect:
 

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^^What he just said :toast:
 
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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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Actually he registered yesterday, sorry to spoil your fun :p
 

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A warm welcome to marlow.durbin - joining today, 1/11/11 (at 11:11). OK kidding about the time, but I can hope.
Welcome aboard buddy, you'll have tons of fun here. :toast: