My greatest fear is that one day I will die and my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them
"Don't tell me these are investments if you never intend to sell anything" (Quote: Wife)
As far as it goes, when I put myself out with, say, fifteen minutes or twenty minutes of research, posting, text, pp. then I do appreciate that someone is gratified by my effort.
I deplore the sophomoric misuse of such things in the wider world, but the feature here has encouraged me to work harder for the benefit of others.
And, it allows me to see who also is of a like mind as concerns the fundamental principles of this site versus the lynch mob dynamic that attends to the thumbs up and thumbs down thingy with the lords of the flies.
I am very much a 20th century man, mind you, raised in children's television. I am not a big data person, at all, and do not understand such a thing at all.
We could also import canned laughter and Vaudeville routines, too, now that I think of it.
I rather see my role here in the custom and heritage of Vaudeville and variety shows in Vienna of the fin de siecle.
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I appreciate how much effort has gone into this site by a handful of very fine personages, and I salute them.
So, seems it will be back, a little bit upgraded with some new features
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Whilst we are here, I notice that 24 members have voted, but it says at the bottom of the thread that only 13 have read the thread, so how does that work? I have noticed similar oddities or discrepancies in the numbers previously.
Larry C ...just added mine
Last edited by Larry C; 05-21-2014 at 12:08 AM.
Whatever its just an opinion.
I like them. But do we need them? Not really.
I just think it's a nice feature.
Best regards, Patrick
I have really missed giving and receiving them so a yes from me
"In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem
has to be a yes from me as well. When I read a thread i dont really want to wade through all the posts that say, I agree, thumbs up etc a like function shows that you approve without using up bandwidth and allows posts to remain pertinent to the thread
I think the ability to 'like' a posting should be retained. Although I read many postings, I do not always leave any comments. And if I am unable to 'like' the posting the person who took the effort to make it will be unaware that I - or anyone else for that matter, appreciated the time they spent to make the posting.
Please Do bring the like back!
Books published to date... 'Belfast Diaries: A Gunner In Northern Ireland'... 'A Tough Nut To Crack - Andersonstown'... 'An Accrington Pal: The Diaries of Pte Jack Smallshaw, September 1914 To March 1919'.