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If You're still using the forum, let us know your alive

Feb 27th, 2009, 08:13 AM
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If You're still using the forum, let us know your alive

Seems like activity has dropped way off, confirm you are still around and let us know if you are using the forum less.

Of course forums that have been around for years have had poll builders forever!
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Feb 27th, 2009, 08:25 AM
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Matt,

Yes, I'm still here using the forum and following everyone's travels - enjoyed your recent pictures from Parfuri & Mala Mala by the way. We're not going anywhere this year while my wife recovers from her knee surgery. I'm trying to talk her into a return trip to Mala Mala for 2010!

Bob
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Feb 27th, 2009, 09:02 AM
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Matt,
I wondered the same thing about the drop in activity. Glad you posted this. Maybe the toppinng of an ancient Roccco post an attempt to get people going...
Leslie
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Feb 27th, 2009, 09:17 AM
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I'm still here, no trip this year but still reading the forums.
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Feb 27th, 2009, 09:27 AM
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yep I'm still here.

I'm gradually getting used to what they've done.

the most irritating thing is the lack of the left-hand column when you first log-on.

but we're getting there.

regards, ann
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Feb 27th, 2009, 09:28 AM
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I am still using the forum, but not so often. It is not as easy nor as fast to navigate as the old one was. Which makes it not as much fun.
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Feb 27th, 2009, 09:30 AM
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Yes I am here but not as often and intense as earlier. I joined recently so I have not been THAT used to the earlier design.
Spending not so much time here has also its advantages ;-)

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Feb 27th, 2009, 09:38 AM
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I'm here. I've been lurking for the last long-time, as I only post if I'm planning a trip or have a helpful insight for a question.
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Feb 27th, 2009, 09:41 AM
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Am still here but visiting a LOT less often than I used to...
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Feb 27th, 2009, 09:55 AM
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I think the number of posts varies naturally, and did so even before the new changes. It does seem to me that many of the posts are so specfic that I have little to add, nor do I find them as interesting.

Funny though that the most controversial posters (like Rocco) did incite a lot more activity.
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Feb 27th, 2009, 10:04 AM
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Hi folks, I'm still here too in Sri Lanka, and remember my beautiful trips to Africa but nothing new is in the offing. I yearn to go back to Africa soon....

Meantime the Sri Lankan wildlife scene keeps me busy. Other than birds and leopards and elephants and rain forests we also have recently discovered probably the best place to see blue whales.
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Feb 27th, 2009, 10:37 AM
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I'm still here. I don't post very often because after 8 trips I still can't answer most questions. I'll keep going anyway.

Matt, I've tried to look at your pictures twice and they took too long to load so I gave up. My computer at work is slow so I'll have to try at home.
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Feb 27th, 2009, 10:46 AM
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I'm still here too. Check in almost daily but hardly ever post anymore. All that being said, leaving for Africa again on March 10th. Climbing Kili then heading to Bots for 2 weeks. Scared to death about Kili but excited about Bots. ;-)

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Feb 27th, 2009, 11:26 AM
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Here and, like others, posting less frequently.

I wish that I could say that I'm warming up to the new design, but that's not the case.
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Feb 27th, 2009, 11:26 AM
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Sundowner
I hear you on the pictures, they work well with a fast connection. I know you can resize them to work faster, but DW works hard enough and I'm not about to mention another task for her.
Matt
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Feb 27th, 2009, 11:26 AM
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I'm here and enjoying reading about trips. Gotta unload toxic assets before we venture to Africa again...
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Feb 27th, 2009, 11:27 AM
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still around
Mohammed Thanks for the info about the Blue Whale
http://www.eturbonews.com/3185/is-so...p-spot-seeing-

http://www.lankabusinessonline.com/f...?nid=138737483
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Feb 27th, 2009, 11:28 AM
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I am still here, but I have been posting MUCH LESS FREQUENTLY since the changeover. I find the new system a lot less visitor friendly. Frankly, I'm at a loss to find a single, valuable improvement or enhancement.
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Feb 27th, 2009, 11:33 AM
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PS if this is the case (guys and gals abandoning their duties & shifts @ Fodor's) i have a few provocative ideas to stir up the place... aby
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Feb 27th, 2009, 11:42 AM
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I still check in, but no trips planned this year--maybe next, I hope. Reading other's plans and trip reports keeps me connected.

aby: don't hesitate to "stir up the place."
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