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Offline MDK2

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Inquiring minds want to know
« on: December 27, 2016, 2153 UTC »
... why the Shortwave Pirate board has 12 moderators?  ???
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Re: Inquiring minds want to know
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2016, 2212 UTC »
If it ever needs a 13th I am always available to help !
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Re: Inquiring minds want to know
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2017, 1656 UTC »
I like to think that just having 12 mods, which by the way I didn't know till you pointed out, is that it is the 12 star signs.

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Re: Inquiring minds want to know
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2017, 1820 UTC »
I like to think that just having 12 mods, which by the way I didn't know till you pointed out, is that it is the 12 star signs.

Interesting. I wonder if each moderator was born under a different sign, thus representing the entire Zodiac.
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Re: Inquiring minds want to know
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2017, 1929 UTC »
I like to think that just having 12 mods, which by the way I didn't know till you pointed out, is that it is the 12 star signs.

Interesting. I wonder if each moderator was born under a different sign, thus representing the entire Zodiac.

I can't speak for the others, but I've been down since I began to crawl.
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Re: Inquiring minds want to know
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2017, 1230 UTC »


No, no....not moderators - 12 apostles.  ;)
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Re: Inquiring minds want to know
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2017, 0115 UTC »
Al was the thirteenth mod, but he ascended to Radio God status. I am his Prophet. Send money.

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Re: Inquiring minds want to know
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2017, 0854 UTC »
WE ARE NOT WORTHY!
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« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2017, 0151 UTC »
Conquering penguiphobia is the key to worldly happiness. When Al conquered his fear of penguins, the circle was complete. He ascended to the top floor of the Plymouth Meeting Doubletree Guest Suites and Radio God status.

BTW, the yearly trans-polar penguin migration is at full peak. Go out on a moonlit night in the next couple of weeks, look up and you'll see immense flocks of them gliding in a high arcing trajectory north. They go back the other way in late April/early May. It's one of natures great migrations.

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Re: Inquiring minds want to know
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2017, 1020 UTC »
That is one long journey.
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Re: Inquiring minds want to know
« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2017, 1550 UTC »
Conquering penguiphobia is the key to worldly happiness. When Al conquered his fear of penguins, the circle was complete. He ascended to the top floor of the Plymouth Meeting Doubletree Guest Suites and Radio God status.

BTW, the yearly trans-polar penguin migration is at full peak. Go out on a moonlit night in the next couple of weeks, look up and you'll see immense flocks of them gliding in a high arcing trajectory north. They go back the other way in late April/early May. It's one of natures great migrations.

This is also the prime season for PSP - Penguin Scatter Propagation - in which semi-relable NVIS props at HF may be had by bouncing signals off of the migrating flocks.  Pirate ops take note.
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Re: Inquiring minds want to know
« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2017, 0014 UTC »
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Please QSL to poorbrookking@aol.com. Greatly Appreciated! All reception and postings using My radio, My antenna, and generally in real time(excluding posting of SSTV images!).
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Re: Inquiring minds want to know
« Reply #12 on: January 06, 2017, 0107 UTC »
Brian D. - PirateSWL
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Re: Inquiring minds want to know
« Reply #13 on: January 06, 2017, 0146 UTC »
"Cap'n Ron lands in pursuit of Fansome." is how UPI captioned that photo.

It's no coincidence that Cap'n Ron, JTA's cat Bub, and Radio Bob all went MIA at the same time. Now he's back, angry, armed, and with plenty of money to run Al to ground.

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