An odd introduction - I'm a new moderator here

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by TheGoodTexan, Jul 23, 2020.

  1. TheGoodTexan

    TheGoodTexan Moderator Staff Member

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    A bunch of y'all already know me.

    I've been a member of the TDPRI for a very long time. I've been a moderator on the TDPRI for a little over a year. Paul Green invited me to become a moderator on the TDPRI years and years ago, but I declined at the time. But last year when I was asked by the new folks (Enthused Digital), I was able to accept.

    Anyway, your long-term moderators here already doing a terrific job. I won't be stepping on their toes at all. I was asked by Enthused Digital to help bridge the gap between members, moderators, and Enthused.

    Remember in early 2019 (before I was a TDPRI moderator) when there was a server migration, none of us really knew what was going on, or why there were forum outages? I remember that a bunch of you guys started a refugee thread in the Bad Dog Cafe at the TDPRI. There was a lot of frustration among us all.

    That's why I agreed to help Enthused Digital - to be a "go between" for us.

    So if you have ever have any [serious] [legitimate] questions for the owners of the website, questions which cannot be addressed by the moderators, and the rules, then shoot me a PM, or tag me in a post. If I don't know the answer, I can almost always find out within about 24 hours. Recently, I was able to help get a very recognizable manufacturer set up on our vendor program. That's a win/win/win for all of us. (Bonus points if you recognize that reference.)

    Also, don't tell this to my TDPRI brethren, but I own four Strats and only single Tele (and a Gibson Les Paul Custom, which has not seen the light of day in 20 years). I'm a Strat man to the core. I even love the bridge position with a single coil. I even love the middle position by itself!!

    Let me know if I can ever be of assistance to you.

    -Bruce
    TheGoodTexan
     
  2. circles

    circles Resident Pinball Enthusiast Strat-Talk Supporter

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  3. tery

    tery Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Uh Oh - I won't be able to get away with anything now ;):)
    Congratulations Bruce we're happy to have you here !
     
  4. Triple Jim

    Triple Jim Most Honored Senior Member

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    You must be alright then. :)

    It's good to meet you TGT!
     
  5. clydethecat

    clydethecat Strat-O-Master

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    They'll let anybody in here now.
     
  6. Deathray

    Deathray Senior Stratmaster

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    At first, I was like- New moderator? Then, I realized what site I’m on at the moment :D
    Glad to know we’re in good hands ;)
     
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  7. Duane_the_tub

    Duane_the_tub Strat-O-Master

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    Welcome aboard, Bruce. My favorite switch position is the ol' deuce, so I think you and I may be cut from similar cloth.
     
  8. Baelzebub

    Baelzebub Senior Stratmaster

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    Boy Howdy!
     
  9. Tone Deaf

    Tone Deaf Most Honored Senior Member

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    Big Brother is watching
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  10. archetype

    archetype Senior Stratmaster

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    The idea of moderator as liasion is way cool. I'm glad that Enthused sees the value in improved communication.
     
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  11. myredstrat

    myredstrat Strat-O-Master

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    if you won't take your Les Paul out of it's case, I can't acknowledge your existence:D
    but please, post pics of your dog:)
     
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  12. 3bolt79

    3bolt79 Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Welcome...and post pics of your gear/guitars. It is mandatory, you know:D
     
  13. Bowmap

    Bowmap I nose a thang or two Gold Member

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    Congrats on the job. Has Alex recovered from the server issues last year? Glad to have you over here in the most civilized corner of the internet.
     
  14. rafasounds

    rafasounds Senior Stratmaster

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    I appreciate your efforts to keep me well moderated :thumb:
     
  15. duzie

    duzie Senior Stratmaster

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    Welcome to strat-talk !
    Hopefully you don’t have a quick trigger finger lol.
    Some of the give and take hear can be entertaining :)
     
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  16. CigBurn

    CigBurn You should see the other guy. Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Finally, someone who will enforce the Rosewood is better agenda!

    Welcome aboard, I hope we can look forward to many enjoyable conversations as well as having another mod. :)
     
  17. nadzab

    nadzab Play Don't Worry Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Welcome aboard! You're joining a good group of mods, but you already know that (as you said).
     
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  18. Malurkey

    Malurkey Senior Stratmaster

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    Welcome! :thumb:

    But yes, I believe the pictures-as-part-of-the-introduction rule also applies to moderators.
     
  19. Dougeryb

    Dougeryb Strat-O-Master

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    +1
     
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  20. Paperback Rocker

    Paperback Rocker Intruder alert! Intruder alert! Strat-Talk Supporter

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