Advice for the newbs

Discussion in 'Meet & Greet' started by Flatlander, Sep 12, 2004.

  1. Flatlander

    Flatlander Grandmaster

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    Hi everybody! :wavey: I thought that I would offer a little advice, to help you adjust to your new environment. These are a few things that I have learned since joining Martial Talk.

    Just about everybody here is a nice person. Not everybody here is a perfect writer. It's extremely difficult to really "get" the emotional feeling behind a post through this medium, so take things with a grain of salt. You can't see facial expression, (although the smileys do help) and generally, if you give people the benefit of the doubt, you'll find that things run a bit smoother, and friendlier.

    I personally would advise you to spend some time reading through some of the old threads. Many topics have been done, some to death, and you just might learn something there.

    There are people here with a wide variety of Martial Arts experience, ranging from never even tried all the way up to very Senior Masters. They are all just people, but each will have a different take on various issues. Every poster is valued here, and all opinions welcome, provided its done in a respectable way.

    Read through the forum rules, and all of the help and support threads. Know the rules, and you won't break them. If you have questions, ask.

    Be prepared to become obsessed with the community that is Martial Talk.

    See you around the board!
     
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  2. Bob Hubbard

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    I like this...I'll pin it to the top of the forum :)
     
  3. Feisty Mouse

    Feisty Mouse Senior Master

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    flatlander, you've been pinned! Are you and Kaith going steady now?
     
  4. bignick

    bignick Senior Master

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    people are gonna wonder what type of board this is
     
  5. Feisty Mouse

    Feisty Mouse Senior Master

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    lol - sorry, I couldn't resist!
     
  6. Bob Hubbard

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  7. Flatlander

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    For all you Curious Georges out there, no, Kaith and I have decided to keep things platonic. The whole conflict of interest thing, long distance relationship issues, and, oh yeah, not gay, etc.

    :moon::whip1:
     
  8. Drac

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    WAHHH..I wanted to say it..
     
  9. raedyn

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    and hey.. there's the whole wife thing....
     
  10. masherdong

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    I agree totally.
     
  11. 47MartialMan

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    These things can become addictive.
     
  12. bobquinn

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    Thank you for all your support. I hope to gain alot of wisdom and fun in the proscess. It took me a week to figure out how to log in!

    Bob Quinn
     
  13. Flatlander

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    That's great! If you've learned how to use the PM feature, feel free to PM me with any questions you might have! Otherwise, feel free to post your questions in the Martial Talk Support Forum. Welcome to the board! :asian:
     
  14. Drac

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    Yes they can!!
     
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    I'm Henry. I'm just here to see if anyone wants to study fu jow pai or if anyone has any questions.:)
     
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    Thanks for the advice.
     
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    Great thread! Thank you very much. I am a regular to several online forums, but I have found that it is very helpful to have a thread like this.
     
  18. kittybreed

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    Thanks for the advice. Combaton
     
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    Hello, All.

    A newbee... I just wanted to pop in and say hello. Found this site by accident but have been reading through the topics and getting accquainted with some of the oldies.
    Pretty interesting people in here I see as well as pretty interesting topics.
     

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