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Old 01-08-2007, 12:10 AM   #1
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Membership numbers - I'm so impressed!

Buck and I were talking a couple of nights ago about the growth of this site. He said it seemed as though membership was expanding at an amazing rate. Since I'm a "number" person (read that to mean I count things), I decided to track new members coming on board. I was amazed!!

In the last two days (24 hours' time for each cycle) membership has increased by 40+ each time. In no time we'll be at 20,000. Somebody is clearly doing something right. And I know who it is...everyone here!!!! Thanks admins, site folks and members.

So give yourselves a great big handbecause, by leaps and bounds, you are proving that this is a first class, wonderful site. Congratulations. I'm so happy to have found you.

Go DC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Old 01-08-2007, 12:25 AM   #2
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I had a rapid growth like this once too...thank goodnesss for the cream!

The growth of the site is amazing. Whenever I log on, I can count on a lot of new names here.

As an admin and mod on other sites, I know it has to make the staff of DC smile everyday!
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Old 01-08-2007, 12:27 AM   #3
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I had a rapid growth like this once too...thank goodnesss for the cream!

The growth of the site is amazing. Whenever I log on, I can count on a lot of new names here.

As an admin and mod on other sites, I know it has to make the staff of DC smile everyday!
Smile and work very hard to "catch" all the improper names!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 01-08-2007, 12:39 AM   #4
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lol, unfortunately, were are not tooooooo p.c. or family oriented. just like myspace, but different.
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Old 01-08-2007, 11:08 AM   #5
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Katie, thats a very cool stat. I hadn't noticed, thanks for pointing it out.
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Old 01-08-2007, 01:54 PM   #6
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Yay, Yay and hip-hip-hooraay. It is so nice to have someone to turn to ... I'm the one people find in the grocery store to figure out what type of rice to buy, whether to buy a pork tenderloin or pork loin or .... My sibs and friends come to me (I've gotten calls across many time zones and even continents to answer food-oriented questions, anything from planting to the total end result (i.e., maybe it is time you put your baby on water rather than apple juice!). So it is nice to have a source and to be able to "chat" with like-minded folk.
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Old 01-08-2007, 03:26 PM   #7
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Yes Claire, I second your thoughts to a tee! I'm always getting asked for cooking advice, which of course is no problem at all. But I'm loving having a forum to share with folks who share my passion. What did we do b4 the internet? (and cell phones!)
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Old 01-08-2007, 04:12 PM   #8
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I found this place by accident just 10 minutes ago - I think I was looking up something about the 5 mother sauces. I just recently joined another culinary forum, but this one has much more traffic. So anyway, I'm glad you all got to meet me
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Old 01-08-2007, 04:23 PM   #9
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Katie,
I am one of those new members. The reason I joined is I was active in another site such as this here in So.Cal - unfortunately the powers that be did not monitor it very well and we got overcome with spam. There are a few diehards left, but I got tired of it. It will take me some time to learn how to use this website and I am looking forward to it.

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Katie,
I am one of those new members. The reason I joined is I was active in another site such as this here in So.Cal - unfortunately the powers that be did not monitor it very well and we got overcome with spam. There are a few diehards left, but I got tired of it. It will take me some time to learn how to use this website and I am looking forward to it.

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What, spam doesn't belong in a cooking forum? Sorry, I'll go now........
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