Re: The Future Of RMMGA.....
- From: "Tom from Texas" <trisner52@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2009 14:24:20 -0500
"Fred Pierce" <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in
On Thu, 16 Apr 2009 13:49:01 -0500, "Tom from
<normandraper@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
What do you think?
Here are some random thoughts.....
The posting rate is waaaay down. Many of the
most regular and VERY
long-time posters seem to have gone into lurk
mode or have left
completely (It was great to see Wade Miller
We are two weeks from The East Coast Gathering
and there is virtually
no chatter about it at all. If I'm not
(and correct me if I
am), the numbers at gatherings in general are
We were once mentioned in Acoustic Guitar as a
place to go for
reliable guitar information. I realize that
are a long way from
being one of the very few games in town....
I still come here a whole bunch of times a
day..... and will probably
always do so. As Larry Brown said in another
thread, "Pretty soon all
that will be here is me, Tom the booth guy,
a few other
miscreants. :-) "
Well, hey!! I just saw where Dorgan told
booth Tom to shut the
hell up... thank you!! maybe things aren't so
Where do you think we're headed? Any
Norman (I've Had Half A Glass Of Scotch!)
Forgive me, Norm, but I think yer gettin' ta
overthink things. I've seen this group go from
thousands of posts in a week to hundreds. Now,
hundreds is a lot but seems drastically low when
compared to our peak. There are times that
just get busy and don't post or just don't feel
like adding to the conversation (Not me of
I think the economy right now has a lot of us
distracted. It's hard to talk about new guitars
and gear when groceries and booze take
I agree that the Gatherings must continue. I
would love to go to UK, PNW, and EC or take a
like yall did and visit members in person. I've
got friends I've never seen and person and that
needs to be corrected.
I also visit other newsgroups and forums. The
other newsgroups are nice and informative but
the family atmosphere of rmmga. The forums are
informative but cold. Lets all write our
congresspeople and insist on government laws to
prevent the extinction of newsgroups. I
newsgroups an essential ingredient to democracy
along with local newspapers.
That's my take and I'm stickin' with it.
BTW, love ye, Man!
Ooooh! Bailout money!!
Fred Pierce - avialantic.com
It's here, sort of.... cobscookbaymusic.com
Why the hell not? Anyone here know how to write a
good grant proposal or maybe write a declaration
that we are essential to the economy of the world?
Tom from Texas
(The Tom Risner Fund for Deserving North Texas
Guitarplayers is not liable
for any slander, hurt feelings, pointless moaning,
or achy-breaky heartache
any post under this name should cause. Yall want
some easy cash or sympathy...
ya can kiss my grits!! )
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