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Offline Mandryka

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1940 on: June 13, 2018, 09:02:50 AM »
My understanding is that the forum administrators have themselves been unable to get a response from Rob.

Sure but if they're trying to get hold of him through the PM system of the website, that may be unreliable. If they've been using his postal address or phone number or a private email address and there is still no reply, that's quite another matter.
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1941 on: June 13, 2018, 09:04:08 AM »
I know that we are not to discuss the existence of other sites here. But since new members are not being accepted, I think that rule is moot. What is the best alternative to GMG? Talk Classical is the only other high traffic site I know of.

Same here.  Personally, I wouldn't bother with a low traffic site.  On a more positive note, I have faith that the "new members" situation will be resolved within 6 months.

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1942 on: June 13, 2018, 09:21:41 AM »
Sure but if they're trying to get hold of him through the PM system of the website, that may be unreliable. If they've been using his postal address or phone number or a private email address and there is still no reply, that's quite another matter.

I use his previously reliable (for several years) gmail address. I have informed him of everything of importance. I trust he will handle it within his capabilities. Meanwhile, I wait, as do you all. :-\

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1943 on: June 13, 2018, 09:28:42 AM »
I will be frequenting another site for classical music discussions. Cheers.

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1944 on: June 13, 2018, 09:54:09 AM »
Well, shoot me leak.
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« Reply #1945 on: June 13, 2018, 10:01:12 AM »
I use his previously reliable (for several years) gmail address. I have informed him of everything of importance. I trust he will handle it within his capabilities. Meanwhile, I wait, as do you all. :-\

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« Reply #1946 on: June 13, 2018, 10:02:12 AM »
I wish Rob well.

Me too. Hope he'll manage to fix the bugs.
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #1947 on: June 13, 2018, 10:16:11 AM »
I will be frequenting another site for classical music discussions. Cheers.

I don't understand a member deleting his account - even if he wishes to go somewhere else. 

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« Reply #1948 on: June 13, 2018, 10:16:53 AM »
Wtf? Scarpia left GMG? Truly this site is slowly dying...

Please, Arthur, come back!
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« Reply #1949 on: June 13, 2018, 11:08:49 AM »
Wtf? Scarpia left GMG? Truly this site is slowly dying...

Please, Arthur, come back!

He'd been a bit contrarian, as of late. Perhaps that was another 'statement' along those lines? Does seem a bit rude, though.

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« Reply #1950 on: June 13, 2018, 11:22:04 AM »
I don't understand a member deleting his account - even if he wishes to go somewhere else.

I read, in past days, that the man who ordered the construction of the nearly infinite Wall of China was that First Emperor, Shih Huang Ti, who likewise ordered the burning of all the books before him. That the two gigantic operations—the five or six hundred leagues of stone to oppose the barbarians, the rigorous abolition of history, that is of the past—issued from one person and were in a certain sense his attributes, inexplicably satisfied me and, at the same time, disturbed me. The object of this note is to investigate the reasons for that emotion.

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« Reply #1951 on: June 13, 2018, 01:01:02 PM »
Wtf? Scarpia left GMG? Truly this site is slowly dying...

Please, Arthur, come back!

You could always follow him to Talk classical I suppose, that way you will be with Arthur in definitive. :)
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« Reply #1952 on: June 13, 2018, 01:11:47 PM »
Just remember to say "Schoenberg is the antichrist" in every second post and you'll fit right in.

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« Reply #1953 on: June 13, 2018, 02:00:55 PM »
Just remember to say "Schoenberg is the antichrist" in every second post and you'll fit right in.

So long as you don't question that Wagner is god incarnate...
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« Reply #1954 on: June 13, 2018, 07:16:42 PM »
I don't understand a member deleting his account - even if he wishes to go somewhere else.

Same with me.
But it's possible, and therefore his/her own choice.
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« Reply #1955 on: June 13, 2018, 08:49:30 PM »
You could always follow him to Talk classical I suppose, that way you will be with Arthur in definitive. :)

What's your problem, Harry? Or have you just had a bad day?
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« Reply #1956 on: June 13, 2018, 11:47:53 PM »
He'd been a bit contrarian, as of late. Perhaps that was another 'statement' along those lines? Does seem a bit rude, though.

I crossed swords with him more than once but he is a knowledgeable fellow. Moreover, in the current circumstances the loss of an active member is irreplaceable and I can only lament it.

So long as you don't question that Wagner is god incarnate...

Doesn't seem like my kind of place.  ;D
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« Reply #1957 on: June 14, 2018, 02:13:23 AM »
I use his previously reliable (for several years) gmail address. I have informed him of everything of importance. I trust he will handle it within his capabilities. Meanwhile, I wait, as do you all. :-\

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Has he responded within the past six weeks (after May 2nd)?
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« Reply #1958 on: June 14, 2018, 03:02:57 AM »
I use his previously reliable (for several years) gmail address. I have informed him of everything of importance. I trust he will handle it within his capabilities. Meanwhile, I wait, as do you all. :-\

Have there been a similar cases, where he has not responded for a long time?
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« Reply #1959 on: June 14, 2018, 03:29:39 AM »
Have there been a similar cases, where he has not responded for a long time?

Not for this long. He travels on business sometimes, and it may be a week or two, but this has been quite considerable. :-\

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