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7 years 3 months ago #1 by sozzled
The Quoroom reborn/relaunched was created by sozzled

It has been nearly three years since this site was created and a lot has happened in that time.  It was always my original intention to get the site up-and-running quickly and, sometime later, concentrate on what worked and to eliminate things that got in the way.  The one constant in life is that everything changes; priorities change and people's needs also change.  The intention, however, is the same:  the site should exist where like-minded people could meet, with the idea of cultivating a multinational mix of thinkers and "'bloggers"; a bit of something for everyone with uncluttered, searchable and easy-to-navigate message boards, help for first-timers to old-timers, and where opinions could be shared and and realdiscussions would take place.

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7 years 3 months ago #2 by SamanthaAust
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Hello Sozzled, Gosh it has been such a long time, and the chats seem like eons away now. I do congratulate you however with this "new look". Well done, and thank you for all the time and effort you have put in.
Hopefully word will spread and we can have a lot of the previous chatters back. I for one will pass along the word..

Take care, and chat again soon,

SamanthaAust

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7 years 3 months ago - 7 years 3 months ago #3 by sozzled
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Thanks for your post, Samantha, and I agree with you: the chats [that we had] seem like eons ago. As I wrote, I think our priorities have changed a lot. I don't have the same "need" for online chat like I used to have. I still occasionally have one-on-one chats (or group chats) with the people I'm involved with on a day-to-day basis and I use Skype for those things.

I removed the chat feature from this website a few months ago because it interfered with upgrading other software. The feature was rarely used, anyway. As I've written before, I think that people's needs evolve over time and, besides, there are plenty of other ways to satisfy those needs without needing a website as the venue (or the delivery mechanism) for them. :)

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7 years 3 months ago #4 by Sandie
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OMG What a blast from the past ...... Well done Soz - the place is looking really good. I must admit - I don't really miss chat anymore. I am on facebook (alot)but I never go 'online' ... weird considering I was soooooo addicted to chat when we had MSN.
Lots seems to have been happening - but at the same time nothing much changes (if that makes sense). I have just started a new job (last week) ... I am now 'working for the man' ... or the woman to be exact (Anna) lol. Still married - still have both children living at home (although I enjoy having them around so not complaining about that) - still living in Brisbane - still enjoying life lol.
I will definitely be saving this to my favourites and popping in regularly ... keeping an eye on everyone - making sure you're behaving .. although no one ever behaved before so why they should start now is beyond me haha

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7 years 3 months ago #5 by SweetNess
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Welcome back, Sandie. Nice to see your words again. B)

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7 years 3 months ago #6 by ConcertForGeorgeNut
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Hi,

Another old timer, checking back in. Hope to see lots of activity in here again.

George.

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7 years 3 months ago #7 by SweetNess
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Hey, George. How's our favourite sports nut? :lol:

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7 years 2 months ago #8 by ConcertForGeorgeNut
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Hiya Sweetness

I'm doing just fine up here on the coast. Not too busy with sports these days (although today's gonna be a biggy with the rugby league from England, followed the final round of the President's Cup golf - looks like an all-dayer for me).

Been travelling overseas these past few years(Ireland, Isle of Man, Liverpool, Scotland, London). Have really caught the travel bug, and am off to Adelaide and Kangaroo Island at Christmas, followed by California, Nevada, Arizona in June 2012, then New York City in Xmas/New Year 2012-13.

How's things in your life ?

I'm really pleased to see the Quoroom up and running again. This was my favourite place on the internet to drop into daily. I hope we can get the discussions fired up again.

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7 years 1 month ago #9 by MARILYNinPERTH
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Hello Nice to find the invite in my almost obsolete hotmail. I use that for communicating with my adult children and sending pictures to my grandchildren. But yes I have kept up with the times by joining facebook, not twitter. I have been popping back into Buzzen now and then at night when I am printing stuff out.
Blogs seem to be all the rage, but I don`t do them either, not sure the old chatters in any place would be interested in my life. Dull. But I did help make another website get moving PerthPoms, for immigrants wanting information on everything. When I joined that about 12 mths ago, there were too many pages with unanswered questions, so cutting and pasting comes in handy.
I still advise women on what dating sites not to join, (with all the old faces on that will never give up) one wonders what their wives think of it all.
Anyway I will mention this room when I see Annicapes next. hope it all works out for you..... kind regards. MIP ;)

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