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Offline Keemun

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Been gone a while
« on: September 21, 2022, 05:52:08 PM »
9.5 years to be exact. Time flies when you're having fun! ;D Had some big changes in my life - like meeting my wife in 2014 and marrying her in 2016, new job around the same time, and a decent amount of travel until Covid happened.  I also took a rather long break from classical music for no particular reason. But I've been listening to it again for a while now, so it seems like a good time to come back to GMG.
Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life. - Ludwig van Beethoven

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Re: Been gone a while
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2022, 06:45:00 PM »
Welcome back!
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Re: Been gone a while
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2022, 07:11:50 PM »
9.5 years to be exact. Time flies when you're having fun! ;D Had some big changes in my life - like meeting my wife in 2014 and marrying her in 2016, new job around the same time, and a decent amount of travel until Covid happened.  I also took a rather long break from classical music for no particular reason. But I've been listening to it again for a while now, so it seems like a good time to come back to GMG.

Welcome back, and I remember that tea avatar!

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Re: Been gone a while
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2022, 08:49:16 PM »
9.5 years to be exact. Time flies when you're having fun! ;D Had some big changes in my life - like meeting my wife in 2014 and marrying her in 2016, new job around the same time, and a decent amount of travel until Covid happened.  I also took a rather long break from classical music for no particular reason. But I've been listening to it again for a while now, so it seems like a good time to come back to GMG.
Sounds like life has been good for you overall (obviously less Covid becoming a fact of life to deal with)?  We haven't met before, but in any event welcome back and am looking forward to hearing about your musical explorations and sharing what you have learned.  :)

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Re: Been gone a while
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2022, 10:53:01 PM »
Welcome back, Keemun. :)
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Re: Been gone a while
« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2022, 11:28:31 PM »
Welcome back!  :) I do remember you.

Realising that 9,5 years have passed.... how time flies...

Well, as you can see we're still here.  8)

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Re: Been gone a while
« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2022, 09:08:44 AM »
Yes, I remember you too.
Welcome back!
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Re: Been gone a while
« Reply #7 on: September 22, 2022, 09:50:25 AM »
I remember you! Welcome back, glad to see you around here again! It's surprising how many of us are still here a decade later  ;D

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Re: Been gone a while
« Reply #8 on: September 22, 2022, 05:49:46 PM »
Welcome back!

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Re: Been gone a while
« Reply #9 on: September 23, 2022, 04:43:56 AM »
9.5 years to be exact. Time flies when you're having fun! ;D Had some big changes in my life - like meeting my wife in 2014 and marrying her in 2016, new job around the same time, and a decent amount of travel until Covid happened.  I also took a rather long break from classical music for no particular reason. But I've been listening to it again for a while now, so it seems like a good time to come back to GMG.

Glad to have a wandering soul wandering back to us!   0:)


So what kind of music entertained you in the last years?  Let me guess: HEINO!!!


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Re: Been gone a while
« Reply #10 on: September 27, 2022, 06:25:44 AM »
Wow! Yes, I remember you. I've left and returned multiple times during your absence. :)

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Re: Been gone a while
« Reply #11 on: October 02, 2022, 09:29:43 PM »
I most certainly remember you! Welcome back!
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Re: Been gone a while
« Reply #12 on: October 04, 2022, 11:01:15 AM »
9.5 years to be exact. Time flies when you're having fun! ;D Had some big changes in my life - like meeting my wife in 2014 and marrying her in 2016, new job around the same time, and a decent amount of travel until Covid happened.  I also took a rather long break from classical music for no particular reason. But I've been listening to it again for a while now, so it seems like a good time to come back to GMG.

Oh my goodness! Welcome back Todd. So nice to see you on here again!  :)

You have been away so long...you probably have no clue who "OrchestralNut" is.   :D  I'll let you figure it out.  ;)
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