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HAPPY BIRTHDAY WOOD BARTER!!!

Discussion in 'Kenbo's Chat Room' started by ripjack13, Nov 7, 2019.

  1. ripjack13

    ripjack13 ɹǝʇɹɐqpooʍ Staff Member Global Moderator Forum Moderator Full Member Thread Starter

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    On this day in 2011 Wood Barter was born!

    8 years ago, the late great @Kevin had a wild idea to start a new website. I'm so glad he did.
    Thanks Kevin.
    And thank you to all the members who stuck around after he passed away. As the old saying goes, "The show must go on!", Thank you for helping keep this show alive.
    Thank you all for discussing literally everything here you love and like/hate to love: kids, grandkids, pets, hobbies, work, accomplishments, the highs and lows of your life, completed works of art, logging the insanely beautiful stumps you find on the side of the road, spelling goofs, plans, traditions, and for buying and selling and bartering! You know, basically, The marrow of your life.
    Thank you ever so much for sharing it with us.

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY WOOD BARTER!!!
     
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  2. Tom Smart

    Tom Smart Member Full Member

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    Yes, Happy Birthday!

    And thank you Marc and all of the other moderators and behind the scenes button pushers who picked up the pieces and continue to work everyday so we can continue to enjoy this little space in the cyber world.
     
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    whathesaid plus!!!!!! Thanks everyone Sellers, buyers, all the moderators for everything everyone does to make WB what it is!!! And Thank you @Tony:texas: for continuing to step-up because you have too to reach the knobs!:lol2:
     
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  4. Mike1950

    Mike1950 Founding Member Founding Member Full Member

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    Yep it seems like forever or yesterday.. quite a journey.
     
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    Woo hoo ! Woodbarter lives on thanks to all! :thanx2:
     
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    Yelp a great big happy Birthday.
     
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    Wildthings ASTROS 2019 WORLD CHAMPION RUNNER UPS Full Member

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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY WOOD BARTER!!!
     
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    Happy Birthday WB!!
     
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    :cool:
     
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    Tony Hardwood Enthusiast Staff Member Global Moderator Full Member

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    Happy Collective Birthday to the group! Many thanks to Marc, Doc, Scott, Greg, Ken, Barry. Andrew, Colin and Paul for keeping the lights on and the machines running! I can't think of a better tribute to Kevin than to see it still going and flourishing! Tony
     
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    HB WB!!! Thank you, Kevin! Let the future continue! Chuck
     
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    Happy Birthday indeed.

    Didn't realize it had been so long. Makes me very glad that WoodWorkingTalk became so disgustingly commercialized that Kevin couldn't hold off any longer on his plan of creating WB and brought Daren (he and Kevin were mods over there) and a bunch of the rest of us along for the ride. We were all fed up w/ WWT and really glad that Kevin started WB.
     
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    Steve in VA Member Full Member

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    Thanks all!

    We've got a great group of friends here!
     
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    Mike1950 Founding Member Founding Member Full Member

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    In the beginning we all came from WWT
     
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    Is WWT still around? Chuck
     
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    phinds Moderator Global Moderator Forum Moderator Founding Member Full Member

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    Yeah. After leaving I never looked back but I didn't think to cancel my membership so I STILL get the occasional email saying someone replied to an old thread I was in. Only a couple a year and I ignore them.
     
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    ripjack13 ɹǝʇɹɐqpooʍ Staff Member Global Moderator Forum Moderator Full Member Thread Starter

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    I came over from there too. But, @rockb referred me to WB when I was looking for some manzanita.
     
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    Tony Hardwood Enthusiast Staff Member Global Moderator Full Member

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    I was a little late getting here, took me 3 years to find it....:sorry:
     
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    ripjack13 ɹǝʇɹɐqpooʍ Staff Member Global Moderator Forum Moderator Full Member Thread Starter

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    That's because he had been building it on the bench, not under it....
     
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    Tony Hardwood Enthusiast Staff Member Global Moderator Full Member

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    :lol2::lol2::lol2::lol2:
     
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