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Re: Member of the Month Nomination: PashaRu

Post by bluemel4 » 02 Jan 2016, 09:27

Congratulations PashaRu!
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Post by PashaRu » 02 Jan 2016, 18:38

Thank you everyone for your sentiments. I'm not sure why I got this - I'm just a regular member of the site, just like any other regular member - but thank you for the kind comments.
[Insert quote here. Read. Raise an eyebrow. Be mildly amused. Rinse & repeat.]

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Post by bookowlie » 02 Jan 2016, 19:20

PashaRu wrote:Thank you everyone for your sentiments. I'm not sure why I got this - I'm just a regular member of the site, just like any other regular member - but thank you for the kind comments.
I felt the same way when I received the award. I felt a little awkward about the whole thing...that is, until I heard about the annual MOTM pot-luck BBQ with drinking and revelry.
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Post by hsimone » 02 Jan 2016, 20:43

I feel it's because you both are loyal members to the site, you contribute positively to onlinebookclub, and absolutely deserve the recognition!

@bookowlie, I just saw your new title! Special Discussion Leader? Congratulations! That's pretty awesome :tiphat:
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Post by bookowlie » 02 Jan 2016, 20:51

Thanks, but the real applause goes to Pasharu. I am always inspired by his review skills and dry wit. I think I am funny, but I am a mere shadow in his presense.

Thanks for the kind words. I don't know how much I deserve the new label. It's been difficult finding writers who want to submit a guest post in the forum I host. :( Hopefully, it will catch on eventually.
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Post by rssllue » 02 Jan 2016, 21:35

PashaRu wrote:Thank you everyone for your sentiments. I'm not sure why I got this - I'm just a regular member of the site, just like any other regular member - but thank you for the kind comments.
:tiphat: 8)
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Post by gali » 02 Jan 2016, 23:02

PashaRu wrote:Thank you everyone for your sentiments. I'm not sure why I got this - I'm just a regular member of the site, just like any other regular member - but thank you for the kind comments.
You got it because you are a regular and loyal member, and you do deserve the recognition! :)

You shouldn't miss annual MOTM part.... I heard it will be awesome, and I plan to sneak in... :angelic-cyan:
Just don't wear a turkey on your head, or any other headgear... :wink:
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Post by rssllue » 02 Jan 2016, 23:19

:laughing-rolling: :text-yeahthat:
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Post by DATo » 03 Jan 2016, 00:22

PashaRu wrote:Thank you everyone for your sentiments. I'm not sure why I got this - I'm just a regular member of the site, just like any other regular member - but thank you for the kind comments.

YOU ARE NOT JUST A REGULAR MEMBER, YOU ARE AN IRREGULAR MEMBER !!i! You are the cat's meow, the icing on the cake, the Spirit Of St. Louis (or wherever you are from), the maraschino cherry on top of the ice cream sundae ... in short ... you are the JANUARY MEMBER OF THE MONTH HOOORAAAAAAY !!!

Now Pasha, it is customary that the MOTM wear something symbolic of the month over which they reign. Bighuey had to wear a bear skin for December, and I had to wear a turkey head for November. I suggest that you wear a diaper befitting your New Year month (January) status ... this may also prove beneficial in light of your irregularity condition.

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Post by rssllue » 03 Jan 2016, 00:47

To the irregulars! :)
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Post by DATo » 03 Jan 2016, 00:52

rssllue wrote:To the irregulars! :)
Paraphrasing Monty Python's Life Of Brian .... "I'm irregular, and so is my wife."
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Post by Gravy » 03 Jan 2016, 01:09

Who needs normal?! :mrgreen:
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Post by rssllue » 03 Jan 2016, 01:15

:lol:
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Post by doyle5 » 03 Jan 2016, 11:16

Welcome to the family, PashaRu:)

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Post by bookowlie » 03 Jan 2016, 11:22

Graverobber wrote:Who needs normal?! :mrgreen:
Normal = boring. :mrgreen: :sci-fi-beamup:
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