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Re: Dhamma Wheel members online "bomb"

Postby Ben » Fri Jan 01, 2010 1:18 pm

Annabel wrote:Wow, Ben, and that's on YouTube?

Congratulations to such a wonderful message!

I saw a lot of guests on-line today, so maybe this was helpful for some people to find us!

By mere coincidence (or not?) I zapped myself briefly into a documentary about Tasmania yesterday, and thought: Oh look, so this is where Ben lives....!

They showed the little black devils and talked about the catching tumur. What a pity. I couldn't watch all of it, but they spoke about the intact nature and I saw some beautiful scenic views Perhaps it gets repeated today, and I can watch more...

And: Honor to whom honor belongs: Fede wrote the witty post, but I wholeheartedly agree !! :woohoo:

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Re: Dhamma Wheel members online "bomb"

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Jan 02, 2010 4:58 am

The Bomb worked! It is just a day late. :tongue:

At least 50 users consistently online for the past half hour and

106 at 8:51 pm (West coast U.S. time).

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Re: Dhamma Wheel members online "bomb"

Postby BlackBird » Sat Jan 02, 2010 5:40 am

Awesome.

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Re: Dhamma Wheel members online "bomb"

Postby Monkey Mind » Sat Jan 02, 2010 5:52 am

Congrats! :woohoo:
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Re: Dhamma Wheel members online "bomb"

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Jan 02, 2010 4:00 pm

Thanks again to everyone here at Dhamma Wheel for making this a great place for the discussion of Buddha-Dhamma.

Many thanks have been given here and in other threads to the admins. and moderators, and we are quick to put this appreciation back to all members, who really are the ones who have made this a successful place. Let us not also forget the work one member who volunteered his time to make the Sutta Study group a success:

jcsuperstar (jc brand -- James)

He is the moderator for the Sutta Group. His tireless work and devotion to the Study Group forum has provided many good discussions on the Suttas of the Tipitaka.

:toast:

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Re: Dhamma Wheel members online "bomb"

Postby Annapurna » Sat Jan 02, 2010 5:08 pm

David N. Snyder wrote:The Bomb worked! It is just a day late. :tongue:

At least 50 users consistently online for the past half hour and

106 at 8:51 pm (West coast U.S. time).


Oh, no, we'll have to teach people the clock again!!! :tongue: :lol:
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Re: Dhamma Wheel members online "bomb"

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Jan 03, 2010 1:07 am

Greetings,

David N. Snyder wrote:Let us not also forget the work one member who volunteered his time to make the Sutta Study group a success:

jcsuperstar (jc brand -- James)

He is the moderator for the Sutta Group. His tireless work and devotion to the Study Group forum has provided many good discussions on the Suttas of the Tipitaka.

:toast:


:thumbsup:

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Re: Dhamma Wheel members online "bomb"

Postby Ben » Sun Jan 03, 2010 2:44 am

Well said, David!
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

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Re: Dhamma Wheel members online "bomb"

Postby cooran » Sun Jan 03, 2010 9:34 am

David said: Let us not also forget the work one member who volunteered his time to make the Sutta Study group a success:
jcsuperstar (jc brand -- James)
He is the moderator for the Sutta Group. His tireless work and devotion to the Study Group forum has provided many good discussions on the Suttas of the Tipitaka.


jcsuperstar and his efforts are much appreciated. I don't post very often in that particular forum, but read the threads and appreciate jc's work. :bow:

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