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  1. flashgordon

    flashgordon Contributing Member

    Dec 23, 2007
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    My first post

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by flashgordon, Dec 23, 2007.

    Here it is, my first post. Looking forward to meeting folks and sharing knowledge.
  2. Kid At <3

    Kid At <3 Senior Member

    Dec 20, 2007
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    Old Chinatown, San Francisco CA
    Hi Hi, Flash! Welcome to the Writing Forums! Smile Smile and Enjoy your day! :)

    ~Xai Xai Xi
  3. ILTBY

    ILTBY Contributing Member Contributor

    Sep 7, 2007
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    Hi Flash, welcome to the forums :) Feel free to PM one of the mods if you need help with anything.
  4. Charisma

    Charisma Transposon Contributor

    Jul 23, 2007
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    Lahore, Pakistan
    Welcome to WF.org! Well, if you want to be safe around here...avoid the cookies...:eek:

    Here's a basic welcome from all of us. It should be obvious, but in case it isn't, let me explain. The Writing Problems Area is exclusively where opinions on different ways to write, blockages in writing styles and similar problems can be discussed. In the Review Room, you can get critical appreciation and/or analysis of your written material. Behold, you must first review two pieces of writing before posting your own. This is ensure the pieces are evaluated to the most. Other than this, we have Writing Cotnests, weekly and monthly, where you can submit your writing. We also have Word games, Book Discussion and so on, classified under Community interaction. It may interest you if you're just hanging around.

    adamant has been kind enough to put many of the things I have mentioned or missed out on in one comprehensive place. If you want to check it out, see the Newbie Packets:
    Noobie Packets! - Writing Forums

    Enjoy it here, and don't feel shy to ask for help. We are all here to teach and learn in a mutual environment. And we hope you can do the same.

    Regards and Best Wishes!
  5. Cogito

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

    May 19, 2007
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    Massachusetts, USA
    Hello Flash Gordon, Welcome to the Writing Forums.

    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!

    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 bulletin boards for displaying your work. See this post, Why Write Reviews Before Posting My Work? for more information.

    Enjoy your stay here, and have fun!
  6. mammamaia

    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

    Nov 21, 2006
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    Coquille, Oregon
    welcome indeed, peter!... i'm especially happy to have you aboard, given your 'specialty' as i've lived with the hopi and traveled extensively in tribal areas of both the us and canada, native american history and contemporary life having been a lifelong interest of mine... please drop me an email if you need to know anything about the hopi from one who was accepted among them as a 'sister'...

    i've read your site info, some of your blog and the amazon review of the dna book, including the linked article... am hungry for more...

    love and hugs, maia
  7. Raven

    Raven Banned

    Oct 14, 2006
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    The NetherWorld
  8. Torana

    Torana Contributing Member Contributor

    Mar 13, 2007
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    Hello flashgordon, and a big warm welcome to WF.org, the friendliest and craziest forum on the world wide web.
    It is wonderful that you have come here to join us and share your writing and opinions with all of us.
    If you would ever like a review simply PM myself or one of the other Reviewers and we will be more than happy to help out. You can find the list of reviewers by clicking on the Forum Leaders button at the bottom of the forum. :)
    I do hope that your stay with us is long and prosperous. :)
    Welcome aboard and I look forward to seeing you around the boards in the very near future.

    Thank you kindly


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