Please welcome our new moderator!

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  1. Nov 8, 2019 #1

    Topaz

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    Hi everyone,

    For the last year, Dana has had to shoulder the lion's share of moderating HBA as I've been away a goodly amount of time dealing with some family issues. We normally have three or four moderators here, to help deal with spammers, answer questions, and work to make sure this place functions in the way Jake wants, since we're spending our time in his online "home", as it were.

    Since we've been come to be a little "short-handed", I'm very happy to announce that we have a "new" moderator on our team as of yesterday. Please join me in welcoming our own Wsimpso1 to the moderator team. Bill has been one of our core members for years and years. His technical background is a huge help to members throughout HBA, and he's been a steady hand in keeping HBA the best homebuilt forum on the Internet. The moderators and admin were unanimous in their enthusiasm in accepting Bill's offer to help out.

    Bill, thank you for being willing to help and, again, welcome to the HBA moderator team!
     
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    Jay Kempf

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    Great choice! Thanks for stepping up Bill... You are the adult in the room :)
     
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    Perfect!!! Good choice
     
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    Indeed. I'm a moderator on a other aviation forum and I know first hand that it's a thankless job. Good choice!
     
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    I'm glad you guys have some reinforcements. Keep up the good work!
     
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    Great appointment to share the load.

    Billski,
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    Drinking a cold beer to your sacrifice.
     
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    Great replacement for Orion. :cool:
    I also noticed that you all have a new title - "Staff". You need one to heard us in the right direction. ;):)
     
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    Three cheers and a cold beer awaiting you next time you wander around the middle of NC.

    Derswede (oh, and Thank YOU!>...So, there, no longer a thankless job). :rolleyes:
     
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    thanks for helping out
     
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    Congratulations on the promotion Bill

    And I hope everything is going better at home for you Topaz
     
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    Excellent on all counts! Thanks to Billski for his long-time participation as an active member, and now for stepping up to assist in the nuts and bolts of the forum itself.

    Effort and use of brain cells on this task is much appreciated !

    However, permission is DENIED for Topaz to not stick around or fade into any level of obscurity. This is NOT going to be the part in "Men in Black" where Tommy says "no, slick, I've been training my replacement".
     
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    Topaz

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    Heh. No. In the past, the moderator team has been as many as five people. We've been down to two and, oft-times in the last year, just one. That's what's "behind" this.

    But hey, if you'd look right here for a moment, everything will be explained to you.

    Neuralizer1.png
     
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    Thank you Bill.
     
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    Glad to help out.
     
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    Please add mine to the pile of highly-deserved congratulations.
     
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    Super!!
     
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