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Retirement

Community Veteran
Posts: 4,729
Registered: 04-04-2007

Retirement

I announced this to the other moderators a couple of weeks back. (And Jim before he joined us.)
After careful consideration, I have decided to step down and retire as a moderator.
This has been coming for some time now, but I have to admit to no longer having either the time or patience to continue moderating.
For the past few weeks I have been taking a back seat, and helping Jim to settle in.
I will still be hanging round the forums, and a member of the link:pug
If you are interested in volunteering as a moderator please PM one of the remaining moderators (Daniel Roger Barry) with a short text (no more than 8 lines) explaining why you think that you  would make a good forum moderator, as there are plans to run another set of elections in the new year.

Thanks for all the fish.
Jonathan
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jazz
Grafter
Posts: 240
Registered: 06-04-2007

Re: Retirement

Sorry to see that you are stepping down but I appreciate these jobs are not meant to "last forever".  Thanks for all your work for the Community Forum and all the help that you've given Forum Members, both as a Moderator and in your previous "private" capacity! Smiley
Community Veteran
Posts: 26,378
Thanks: 634
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Registered: 10-04-2007

Re: Retirement

Jonathan,
Thanks for all your efforts on our behalf - you've been an first class moderator.
jelv (a.k.a Spoon Whittler)
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pierre_pierre
Grafter
Posts: 19,757
Registered: 30-07-2007

Re: Retirement

Oh well I suppose I will have to change my Sig line a bit, will have to think about it though
Community Veteran
Posts: 3,291
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Registered: 10-08-2007

Re: Retirement

Chillypenguin
Thank you for a great job, well done.
I know many people enjoy this forum and that would not be possible with the contribution of you and your fellow mods.
Have a long and happy retirement.
Seasons Greetings to you and Mrs Chilly
198kHz
Seasoned Pro
Posts: 3,217
Thanks: 253
Fixes: 7
Registered: 30-07-2008

Re: Retirement

I've enjoyed and learned a lot from the forums since boarding the Good Ship PN in July, due in no small part to your excellent moderating.
All the best in your retirement Chilly.
Not young enough to know everything
Moderator
Moderator
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Registered: 14-04-2007

Re: Retirement

A very well deserved retirement Chilly Smiley
A very happy Christmas and a successful new year to you and your family.
Customer and Forum Moderator.
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pierre_pierre
Grafter
Posts: 19,757
Registered: 30-07-2007

Re: Retirement

 
you might be retiring from Mods Chilly, but I hope you hang around and help as well as make us laugh in the Chit Chat
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 17,253
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Registered: 11-01-2008

Re: Retirement

Have a good retirement Chilly, you'll be missed.
I'd just like to quote Vinnie Jones - "It's been emotional"
Will Moderate For Thanks
Community Veteran
Posts: 1,886
Registered: 05-04-2007

Re: Retirement

Well, what can I say, other than thanks for all your efforts Jonathan. Your help in running the forums and the switchover from the old phpBB to SMF was invaluable.
You will be missed on the team, but fear not, the banter will not cease. There are still plenty of ways of cooking a penguin  Wink
All the best for the future.
Community Veteran
Posts: 38,251
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Fixes: 56
Registered: 15-06-2007

Re: Retirement

Jonathan, ,
Thank you for your help in helping me settle in as a moderator - specially all the useful links to save me typing everything and getting it too wrong  Grin
Community Veteran
Posts: 4,729
Registered: 04-04-2007

Re: Retirement

Thanks Guy's as I said I will still be around the forums, it just the moderating part I am giving up.
pierre_pierre
Grafter
Posts: 19,757
Registered: 30-07-2007

Re: Retirement

have a nice trip