Any techno-dweeb can run a forum. Building a community is a whole different ball of wax and I think you’ve done an admirable job of that. That takes a bit more insight into the motivations of the denizens and being ‘one of ’em’ is of great benefit.
Self taught, persistently behind the times, never up to date. AKA ~ jeff
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