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Re: I am here to make your forum great.

Postby Paul Davy » Tue Dec 15, 2009 10:53 pm

Greetings,

pink_trike wrote:These days I sport an uber fashionable shaved head, because I no longer care about hair and I don't have much of it to care about. :tongue:


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Retro. :)
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Re: I am here to make your forum great.

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Dec 16, 2009 12:39 am

I surprised the Boz' mugshot has not surfaced so we can add it to these greats:
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Re: I am here to make your forum great.

Postby LauraJ » Wed Dec 16, 2009 2:05 am

Teehee :D
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Re: I am here to make your forum great.

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Wed Dec 16, 2009 10:18 am

I don't know how you suppose this forum will be great by posting a whole load of samphappalāpa. A lot of great big egos doesn't make a great Buddhist forum. What I would like to see is some thoughtful posts and useful quotations or links.
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Re: I am here to make your forum great.

Postby cooran » Wed Dec 16, 2009 8:30 pm

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:I don't know how you suppose this forum will be great by posting a whole load of samphappalāpa. A lot of great big egos doesn't make a great Buddhist forum. What I would like to see is some thoughtful posts and useful quotations or links.

Hello Bhante,

Thank you for the reminder - too often we get carried away by, as you say, samphappalāpa. This is a new word for me - I'm only familiar with papañca (conceptual proliferation).

Bhante, your contributions and example are much appreciated here and on other lists, as well as on your website:
http://www.aimwell.org/index.html

Thank you for all the consistent and valuable work you do for the Dhamma.

with metta and respect,
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Re: I am here to make your forum great.

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Dec 16, 2009 8:40 pm

Some amount of samphappalāpa (small talk) is to be expected in a sub-forum on Introductions; also in the Lounge, where we have threads, such as: Word Association Game, music game, etc.

But the points of both sides are well taken and this thread has run its course and so I am closing it.


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