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Offline North Star

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1860 on: November 30, 2017, 04:41:31 AM »
And what happened to Octave?
And where is Octave...?      :(
Haven't seen him here for a long time!
As I understand it, a combination of other interests and the need to keep to his CD buying budget made it prudent to stay away from the temptations on offer here.
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1861 on: December 05, 2017, 03:24:37 AM »
I miss Scarpia.
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1862 on: December 05, 2017, 03:54:15 AM »
I miss Scarpia.

So do i - and I also miss Jochanaan.
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1863 on: December 05, 2017, 05:25:36 AM »
I miss Scarpia.

I do hope he'll reconsider his decision (frankly, I cannot understand why people abruptly delete their accounts because of a controversy on an internet board). I was mostly in disagreement with him on extra-musical topics but I valued his input on music and recordings.



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« Reply #1864 on: December 05, 2017, 05:43:25 AM »
I do hope he'll reconsider his decision (frankly, I cannot understand why people abruptly delete their accounts because of a controversy on an internet board). I was mostly in disagreement with him on extra-musical topics but I valued his input on music and recordings.
When did this happen and on what thread if I may ask? A deplorable loss for the forum.

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« Reply #1865 on: December 05, 2017, 05:44:20 AM »
John of Scotland again is M.I.A.

...and I also miss Jochanaan.

Amen!  0:)  Was he one of our Finnish members?
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1866 on: December 05, 2017, 05:50:52 AM »
When did this happen and on what thread if I may ask?

It happened last night (my time), in the James Levine thread yet the debate was over Jansons's comments. I was one of the (few) people who disagreed with him, but I wouldn't have imagined, let alone wish, he'd delete his account.



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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1867 on: December 05, 2017, 05:51:06 AM »
Amen!  0:)  Was he one of our Finnish members?

Nay, a Coloradan.  He's fairly active on Facebook; which is not to say that we do not miss him here  0:)
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« Reply #1868 on: December 05, 2017, 05:51:39 AM »
When did this happen and on what thread if I may ask? A deplorable loss for the forum.
The #metoo (aka James Levine) thread. And yes, no grounds for leaving, really.
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« Reply #1869 on: December 13, 2017, 12:26:33 AM »
I'm surprised to see my departure lamented. In any case, I did not decide to leave in a fit of pique over James Levine or female conductors. Closer to the truth to say it was disappointment in myself for allowing the board to consume so much of my time and energy, when I have many pressing problems in my life that I lack time to resolve. Anyway, I have allowed myself to return because I found myself missing a place to post "I listened to recording x and it was very fine/was awful." I will endeavour to limit myself to such posts in the future.

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1870 on: December 13, 2017, 05:37:58 PM »
Personally, I never understood why people leave over bickering and such. It’s not worth the headache, folks. I have found that it’s much easier to ignore the offender(s), then confront them head-on, which doesn’t always mean that there’s going to be a resolution. In any event, I’m glad to see Scarpia back at the helm.
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1871 on: December 13, 2017, 05:48:10 PM »
I'm surprised to see my departure lamented. In any case, I did not decide to leave in a fit of pique over James Levine or female conductors. Closer to the truth to say it was disappointment in myself for allowing the board to consume so much of my time and energy, when I have many pressing problems in my life that I lack time to resolve. Anyway, I have allowed myself to return because I found myself missing a place to post "I listened to recording x and it was very fine/was awful." I will endeavour to limit myself to such posts in the future.

Best Wishes on solving those problems! 
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1872 on: December 14, 2017, 04:38:19 AM »
I'm surprised to see my departure lamented. In any case, I did not decide to leave in a fit of pique over James Levine or female conductors. Closer to the truth to say it was disappointment in myself for allowing the board to consume so much of my time and energy, when I have many pressing problems in my life that I lack time to resolve. Anyway, I have allowed myself to return because I found myself missing a place to post "I listened to recording x and it was very fine/was awful." I will endeavour to limit myself to such posts in the future.

Welcome back!  Good solving to you!  :)
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1873 on: December 14, 2017, 05:31:00 AM »
I'm surprised to see my departure lamented. In any case, I did not decide to leave in a fit of pique over James Levine or female conductors. Closer to the truth to say it was disappointment in myself for allowing the board to consume so much of my time and energy, when I have many pressing problems in my life that I lack time to resolve. Anyway, I have allowed myself to return because I found myself missing a place to post "I listened to recording x and it was very fine/was awful." I will endeavour to limit myself to such posts in the future.

Along with the others I too am happy to see you return and hope your current difficulties are resolved.  I can also relate to your sentiment about posting only in the music listening threads.  In any event, I wish you a most hearty welcome back!

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« Reply #1874 on: December 14, 2017, 08:05:08 AM »
Best Wishes on solving those problems!

Welcome back!  Good solving to you!  :)

Along with the others I too am happy to see you return and hope your current difficulties are resolved.  I can also relate to your sentiment about posting only in the music listening threads.  In any event, I wish you a most hearty welcome back!

 :)

I made it sound as though I just can't put off solving that Rubik's cube any longer.  :)  What I really mean is my family needs my full attention.

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1875 on: December 14, 2017, 08:18:51 AM »
That’s hugely commendable of you. Your priorities are right where they should be.

Happy Holidays to you and your loved ones !

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1876 on: December 14, 2017, 07:40:40 PM »
What I really mean is my family needs my full attention.

This is certainly the most important in any of our lives (if we’re fortunate enough to have family members to share our lives with). Best of luck to you and I do wish you and your family well.
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1877 on: Today at 03:35:14 AM »
I'm surprised to see my departure lamented. In any case, I did not decide to leave in a fit of pique over James Levine or female conductors. Closer to the truth to say it was disappointment in myself for allowing the board to consume so much of my time and energy, when I have many pressing problems in my life that I lack time to resolve. Anyway, I have allowed myself to return because I found myself missing a place to post "I listened to recording x and it was very fine/was awful." I will endeavour to limit myself to such posts in the future.

Welcome back! I'm really glad you returned! Best wishes to you and your family!
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1878 on: Today at 07:57:41 AM »
I'm surprised to see my departure lamented. In any case, I did not decide to leave in a fit of pique over James Levine or female conductors. Closer to the truth to say it was disappointment in myself for allowing the board to consume so much of my time and energy, when I have many pressing problems in my life that I lack time to resolve. Anyway, I have allowed myself to return because I found myself missing a place to post "I listened to recording x and it was very fine/was awful." I will endeavour to limit myself to such posts in the future.

And ur a Baron again?

Welcome back from Marquis Marc. :)
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1879 on: Today at 07:59:05 AM »
King Karl?

Naaaaaaah.....
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