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Daverupa ~ global moderator!

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:08 pm

Greetings all,

Please join me in welcoming daverupa as a global moderator here at Dhamma Wheel.

I believe that Dave's knowledge, temperament and sincere dedication towards both his Dhamma practice and this forum will make him a valuable asset to the moderation team.

Thanks for coming on board Dave, and a public thank you to the rest of the team who have been putting in extra efforts over the past month and a half to cover for Ben's absence.

Retro. :)
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Re: Daverupa ~ global moderator!

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:13 pm

Congratulations. Good luck with trying to moderate the world.
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Re: Daverupa ~ global moderator!

Postby Babadhari » Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:28 pm

congratulations dave!
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Re: Daverupa ~ global moderator!

Postby appicchato » Sat Jan 18, 2014 12:01 am

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:Congratulations. Good luck with trying to moderate the world.

Ditto...(you'll need it)...all the best...

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Re: Daverupa ~ global moderator!

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Jan 18, 2014 12:54 am

Welcome to the moderating team!


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Re: Daverupa ~ global moderator!

Postby Modus.Ponens » Sat Jan 18, 2014 1:22 am

Good choice. :)

Good luck. :)
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Re: Daverupa ~ global moderator!

Postby SarathW » Sat Jan 18, 2014 1:35 am

“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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Re: Daverupa ~ global moderator!

Postby Spiny Norman » Sat Jan 18, 2014 9:12 am

Good luck, Dave.

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Re: Daverupa ~ global moderator!

Postby Mkoll » Sat Jan 18, 2014 9:13 am

Modus.Ponens wrote:Good choice. :)

Good luck. :)


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Re: Daverupa ~ global moderator!

Postby Sam Vara » Sat Jan 18, 2014 10:22 am

Good luck, Dave, and thank you.

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Re: Daverupa ~ global moderator!

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sat Jan 18, 2014 1:02 pm

Welcome Dave! Congratulations!
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Re: Daverupa ~ global moderator!

Postby Buckwheat » Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:26 pm

Thanks for taking on this task, Dave.
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Re: Daverupa ~ global moderator!

Postby Aloka » Sat Jan 18, 2014 10:04 pm

Best of luck, Dave


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