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    A big hello from Samsung

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Samsung, Jun 11, 2008.

    Hello everyone!

    My name is Alex and I'm an intern at Samsung Electronics of America. No I'm not here to try to sell something! I'm just doing a lot of research and trying to promote a special school program. You guys are a unique forum, full of great writers, and I will soon show how you can use your skill and talent to benefit children in need.

    Hope I didn't come off the wrong way. And wanted to say again, I will not try to sell anything or ask for donations. I'm just here to pass time, enjoy reading and writing, and maybe get a few people to help a cause.

    Thanks
     
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    Hello Alex, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    Posting your own work should not be the very first thing you do here. It is really worthwhile to see what other people have done to improve their writing, and see if some of it applies to your writing as well. That is part of why we require members to review other members' work before posting their own.

    If you haven't explored the site yet, you should probably do so soon. Newcomers often gravitate to the Lounge, the Word Games, or the Review Room, but there is much more to be discovered if you poke in the corners. Remember to check out our FAQ as well, and be sure to read through the forum rules, too, to avoid any misunderstandings or hurt feelings. Respect for one another is our principal mandate.

    As for the Review Room, new joiners often wonder why we do things a bit differently on this site than on other writing sites. We emphasize reviewing as a critical writing skill. Training your eye by reviewing other people's work helps you improve your own writing even before you present it for others to see. Therefore, we ask members to review other people's writing before posting work of their own. The Review Room forums on this site, therefore, are true workshops, not just a bulletin board for displaying your work (and on that note, please only post each item for review in one Review Room forum). See this post, Why Write Reviews Before Posting My Work? for more information.

    Enjoy your stay here, and have fun!
     
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    Hola, Alex!


    *big, tropical wave*


    Yep, that's me! No, over here. Under the palm tree. Yeah!


    *waves again as I prop myself up on a towel resting against sugar white sands!*
     
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    Hi Alex. :)
     
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    Hey Alex, welcome :)
     
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