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Re: New Members - New Requirements
« Reply #30 on: April 01, 2015, 11:09:08 PM »
Thanks Theresa! Yes - keeping Flourish running smoothly is a full time job! But I love it and our community makes it so worth while.

We now have about 20 - 30 new members signing up each day. I have to look up every IP against a SPAM database and then follow up for a personal response. Once I hear back, I can activate the membership so the person can then sign in. I then review the first several posts before they are sent to the forum to try to avoid a repeat of the spam attacks we had last year.

That's just the new membership!  ;D There is a lot of "behind the scenes" but almost all of it is positive!  :) Exchanges are about 20 - 30 hours of set up and implementing in total. But SOOOO worth it! LOL!  ;D
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Re: New Members - New Requirements
« Reply #31 on: April 02, 2015, 03:43:53 PM »
Thanks for all your hard work Erica. The forum is an amazing resource. I am so thankful to have found you and everyone here!

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Re: New Members - New Requirements
« Reply #32 on: October 16, 2015, 07:04:40 AM »
Hey Erica!
I'm a new member and would like to participate in the flourum holiday envelope exchanges! How do I get involved? Does the flourish forum send email newletters notifying everyone of when things occur or do we we need to continue to keep checking the website! I get busy with work and forget to check the website but i don't want to miss out!

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Re: New Members - New Requirements
« Reply #33 on: October 18, 2015, 02:18:53 AM »
Hi Ashley,
Please see this board for information on exchanges: Flourish Exchanges.

Exchanges are announced and open for sign ups for about two weeks and then the lists are sent out. There is a calendar posted but there is only one exchange left for the rest of the year (the last advanced exchange will be post poned until January). I will be announcing the sign ups for the Holiday exchange in the next couple of days.

I like the suggestion to announce exchanges via the newsletter. Thanks!
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Re: New Members - New Requirements
« Reply #34 on: October 20, 2015, 07:14:33 AM »
I liked the little calligraphy questions at the end.  Just when I figured out all of the answers they went away.  Boohoo.  Not that I'm saying that I want them to come back...  Thanks for keeping the spam down.  I have left a lot of discussion groups in the past because of it.

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Re: New Members - New Requirements
« Reply #35 on: February 24, 2016, 02:10:27 PM »
I wondered why I kept having to answer questions!  :)  If it keeps the boards clear of spam, I'm glad to answer the questions before I post for as long as it takes.
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Re: New Members - New Requirements
« Reply #36 on: March 08, 2016, 12:22:28 PM »
Erica:  Just a reminder...you are one AMAZING woman!!  And I - rather, we all , appreciate you more than any of us could every convey!!  Thanks for keeping us safe and relatively free of trolls!!   ::)

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Re: New Members - New Requirements
« Reply #37 on: March 08, 2016, 07:27:54 PM »
Thank you Rebecca! Your post made my day!  ;D
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Re: New Members - New Requirements
« Reply #38 on: March 10, 2016, 08:53:18 PM »
Thanks, Erica

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Re: New Members - New Requirements
« Reply #39 on: March 11, 2016, 02:38:24 PM »
Suggestion: Maybe ask for volunteers from the senior members to help with some of the tedious work (like IP lookup, first post scanning, etc.)?

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Re: New Members - New Requirements
« Reply #40 on: March 26, 2016, 09:42:30 AM »
time to put a reminder for myself every 3 months cos i have a habit of not using the internet when work is crazy haha

but those are fair rules (:
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Re: New Members - New Requirements
« Reply #41 on: April 11, 2016, 01:57:07 PM »
Thank you for including me!

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Re: New Members - New Requirements
« Reply #42 on: May 11, 2016, 02:11:33 PM »
I'm glad I'm still in.  Thank you.

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Re: New Members - New Requirements
« Reply #43 on: May 18, 2016, 08:24:24 PM »
Hey Peet ~ welcome to the forum from a fellow Spencerian student. You may receive more views & replies if you make an introduction post in the Introductions subforum.
http://theflourishforum.com/forum/index.php?board=2.0
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Re: New Members - New Requirements
« Reply #44 on: May 19, 2016, 09:09:01 AM »
Thanks for responding June! I moved the message to the Open Discussion and will delete this in a bit.  ;D
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