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Devin & Amy
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« on: August 29, 2006, 07:00:54 PM »

Hi All,

Did you know?--

There are 29 JR. Members  (3%)

18 Full Members  (2%)

5 SR Members  (0.5%)

1 Hero Member---Busted Knuckle  (0.1%)

5 Moderators  (0.5%)

the rest (867) are mostly under 10 posts.  (93.7%)

that is somewhat remarkable to me for some reason.
i think some very few of us seem to spend a lot of time here.
What do YOU think?

Devin
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« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2006, 07:07:20 PM »

Devin,

I seem to view alot of readers that don't post.  Yes, I'm on the board alot! so I usually see who is on.

I think there are many that gather quite a bit of information without posting.

I did the same thing a couple years ago.

For instance,

9 Guests, 20 Users
Users active in past 15 minutes:
Nick Badame Refrig. Co., Nemos88, Moof, guy 4905, niles500, 1967_MCI5a, HighTechRedneck, rayshound, SpaceShipBuffalo, belfert, Devin, gusc, Beatenbo, vaunter, NJT5047, NewbeeMC9, David Anderson, roadrunnertex, Lee, Len Silva

Right now we have 29 viewers reading posts. Not all are posting, Most are just reading.

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« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2006, 03:10:29 PM »

Devin,
I seem to view alot of readers that don't post.  Yes, I'm on the board alot! so I usually see who is on.
I think there are many that gather quite a bit of information without posting.
I did the same thing a couple years ago.
For instance,
9 Guests, 20 Users
Users active in past 15 minutes:
Nick Badame Refrig. Co., Nemos88, Moof, guy 4905, niles500, 1967_MCI5a, HighTechRedneck, rayshound, SpaceShipBuffalo, belfert, Devin, gusc, Beatenbo, vaunter, NJT5047, NewbeeMC9, David Anderson, roadrunnertex, Lee, Len Silva
Right now we have 29 viewers reading posts. Not all are posting, Most are just reading.
Nick-

Nick that's cool it shows I'm not always loafing or lurking on the board as Devin's statistics show! LOL! BK  Grin
What can I say I talk as much as I post ! LOL! BK  Grin
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Busted Knuckle aka Bryce Gaston
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« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2006, 03:15:18 PM »

Hi All,

Did you know?--

There are 29 JR. Members  (3%)

18 Full Members  (2%)

5 SR Members  (0.5%)

1 Hero Member---Busted Knuckle  (0.1%)

5 Moderators  (0.5%)

the rest (867) are mostly under 10 posts.  (93.7%)

that is somewhat remarkable to me for some reason.
i think some very few of us seem to spend a lot of time here.
What do YOU think?
Devin

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Ya I spend way too much time here but hopefully once in a while I post something of value or help someone with info they need! LOL! BK  Grin
PS If you'll notiice when the board is dead it usually means I'm either out on a charter or swamped in the shop!  Cool
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Busted Knuckle aka Bryce Gaston
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Grin Keep SMILING it makes people wonder what yer up to! Grin (at least thats what momma always told me! Grin)
Devin & Amy
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« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2006, 07:47:00 PM »

Hey BK!
This ol' Arky's got ta meet a Tennesee hillbilly thats into buses!!!
I mean absolutely no offense by my post!
I appreciate the people (including yourself) who want to help in any way they can even if it's just an idea thay might or might not work.
I have to go to Tuscaloosa on Oct. 20. If I can swing coming by your gatheringl, you can BET I WILL!!!
Devin
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« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2006, 06:47:06 PM »

that is somewhat remarkable to me for some reason.
i think some very few of us seem to spend a lot of time here.

It seems about normal from my experience on other boards. Each one has a core (rotten?) set of people who give the the board it's direction and flavor/style. Many others just lurk in the shadows taking in everything. When I join a new board, I try to read a lot of the earlier posts before I post. Hopefully I won't upset the moderators or keep them too busy...  Grin

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« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2006, 08:43:01 PM »

Welcome to the board John.

Good to have your here!

Best Regards, Phil
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« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2006, 11:36:16 AM »

This board is a blevy of information that updates daily..I for one, am a proud lurker. Not much to say but here a lot learning. Hopefully when I actually get a bus, Ill have something to contribute.
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John P, Lewiston NY   1987 MC 9 ...ex NJT
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« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2006, 07:24:31 PM »

Hello,,, just my 2 cents,,, I have been enjoying this board and the BUSCONVERSION mag since 2002,,, I started my conversion in 2003 after a friend, Dan Slaughter,,, who owns a bus body shop in Dallas, TX, convienced me not to replace the engine (454) in my 1986 Southwind,,, I dont post much so I am called a NEWBIE !!!!! My 83 njt is about 75% complete,,, I have spent over 20 hr reading almost every post?Huh  I am not a SLOW reader!!!

I love this board and it has helped 90% with my progress!!!!!!
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« Reply #9 on: September 07, 2006, 03:40:31 AM »

I can't remember how I became interested in buses, maybe the mind protects me from the pain!  I researched the web for somewhere around 2 years before I made that fateful decision to buy!  I know that two or three conversions that had sites full of pictures really fired the flames!  The old saying, "a picture is worth a thousand words", sure hit the nail on the head! At times I get a little frustrated but that never lasts, I haven't come across a situation that I couldn't handle, every single question I've asked has always been answered! Some really take the time to go into detail and i appreciate that also.  The work, dirt, rust, sweat, blood are easy............dealing with suppliers  Roll Eyes can turn your hair gray.......most are very good, some others well you find those in every thing you do!  I don't post much unless i need to ask a question or think I can answer someone else's correctly(there probably aren't many of those).  Most of all I enjoy the photographs..........and humor!   Thanks everyone that has helped!                    Pat Grin
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« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2006, 11:37:00 PM »

Yeah, then some of us old dogs are still trying to shed that "Jr. Member" status.  One of the
drawbacks of "starting over" on a new board. Smiley

CE
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« Reply #11 on: September 09, 2006, 07:46:14 AM »

Clarke,

Don't worry about "titles" I've read your post many years on the boards and will take your "quality" answers over others "quanity" anytime.

Newbie and proud of it!

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« Reply #12 on: September 09, 2006, 10:58:22 PM »

Thanks to you and others who have made positive comments along that line.  One of my "problems"
is that I don't suffer fools gladly, and so I come across as pretty strongly opinionated which some
folks have trouble with, and I'm also outspoken.  One gets that way after years of dealing with what
I sometimes call idiots.  Whether they are or just act that way...  Who knows? Grin

I just feel a responsibility to pass on things I've discovered in the hope that somebody else can learn
the same lessons with a bit less effort.  Something about "lighting the path for those who follow",
which I think is one of our main purposes on this planet.

CE

Clarke,

Don't worry about "titles" I've read your post many years on the boards and will take your "quality" answers over others "quanity" anytime.

Newbie and proud of it!

Connel
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« Reply #13 on: March 21, 2007, 06:36:28 PM »

Another proud lurker here since July of '06..We're in an old class A now which we plan to sell in August and replace with a seated bus which we will convert. Every day here is a learning experience and it's given me a good idea of what Im getting into !!
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John P, Lewiston NY   1987 MC 9 ...ex NJT
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« Reply #14 on: March 22, 2007, 09:38:46 AM »

My main problem is a lack of a computer for the bus and my inability to stay home where I have a planted computer lol.  As soon as I get enough money scrapped together for another run, we're gone, only to drag ourselves back to the house on fumes lol.  This has been ongoing for a long time now.  Does anyone know of any medication that will cure this condition?
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