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Happy Chritmas

Postby Johnboy » Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:26 am

A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE ON THE FORUM
I have been a member now for well over 20 years and now it is time for me to retire from making any further posts. Old as I maybe I still have my marbles but feel that there is a total lack of discusion on forum which quite frankly saddens me and smart arse quips seems to be the order of the day which don't help anybody to grow anything. I have no intention of not belonging to the forum but I have a head full of growing knowledge which seems that is no longer needed.
I wish you all a very plentiful growing year and in the years to come.
Sincerely,
Johnboy.
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Re: Happy Chritmas

Postby PLUMPUDDING » Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:38 am

Happy Christmas Johnboy. I'm sorry to hear you find the forum discussions a bit shallow at the moment. We all appreciate your lifetimes' wealth of knowledge. Perhaps it's the time of the year when no one can do much outside anyway so the questions aren't cropping up.

It's good to know that there's always someone with an answer or a range of suggestions when things do raise a query.

I wish you and everyone on the forum good health and happy gardening.
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Re: Happy Chritmas

Postby Diane » Fri Dec 22, 2017 11:56 am

Please don't go Johnboy. We'd miss you. As Plumpudding has said - I think it's just the time of year. Can't do much outside - it's too wet and dismal. And everyone gets a bit down, what with the lack of sunshine and grey skies.

Have a lovely Christmas and recharge your batteries. That's what I'm going to do. Then....another year...new challenges...new varieties to grow... read through the seed catalogues...be a Seed Guardian...snowdrops coming up, crocuses out...birds are nesting....and Bob's your uncle - it's Springtime again. :D
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Re: Happy Chritmas

Postby Primrose » Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:10 pm

Dear Johnboy,
Please don’t go! Put your mood down to the time of the year and the fact that not much is happening. I think we all have to get used to the ebb and flow of the growing seasons and that probably reflects of the way some of us post.

You and your knowledgle are far too valuable to disappear. In any case, YOU HAVE TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATIION TO LEAVE IN TRIPLICATE AND HAVE IT APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY AND I THINK YOU ARE GOING TO HIT OBSTACLES!

You are allowed to feel old and grumpy. I!m sure we all feel like that at times but YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO QUIT !

You Have a huge amount of kknowledge to impart from a professional growers viewpoint. We are all amateurs and still have a lot to learn from you.
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Re: Happy Chritmas

Postby Shallot Man » Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:18 pm

Johnboy. Why not submit say once a month your musings on vegetables.
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Re: Happy Chritmas

Postby Westi » Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:50 pm

Oh Dear!

Johnboy how will I ever learn anything or anyone else learn anything without your input? Yep the feed has changed a bit to fill in the gaps & keep the forum ticking over but there are real questions as well that need your advice. We rely on the internet but it is all conflicting whereas you have been there, done it & wear the T Shirt with pride. Reconsider please!
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Re: Happy Chritmas

Postby Mouse2 » Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:57 pm

I don't find time to come on the forum very regularly these days, and today was the first time for several weeks. Johnboy, I was shocked and saddened to see your post. Yes, a lot of our posts are very trivial, not too different from the banter that we sometimes share when working on our allotments - but there are plenty of other times when we both want and need input from experienced gardeners like yourselves, and would sorely miss your input. Please don't give up on us, Johnboy. :(
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Re: Happy Chritmas

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Re: Happy Chritmas

Postby Primrose » Sun Dec 24, 2017 11:11 am

:That will be us around 4 pm tomorrow afternoon !
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Re: Happy Chritmas

Postby Geoff » Sun Dec 24, 2017 11:14 pm

Haven't worked out which is the correct thread for season's greetings so this one will have to do!

HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO ALL OUR VIEWERS AND (ESPECIALLY) POSTERS
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Re: Happy Chritmas

Postby Diane » Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:27 am

And a Merry Merry from me too....xx
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Re: Happy Chritmas

Postby Monika » Mon Dec 25, 2017 4:51 pm

Hopefully, Santa Claus brought all the presents you had hoped for - now enjoy the remainder of the festivities!
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