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« Reply #20 on: February 01, 2006 09:11:35 PM »

I was just saying today that Craftster saved my sanity, and maybe my life.  So thanks Leah and everything you said sounds great to me. 
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« Reply #21 on: February 01, 2006 10:07:21 PM »

I love craftster and have sent so many of my friends here. I lurked long before my first post Smiley

The idea about the craft map would be cool, but I bet you could take it a teensy bit further...do something like citysearch.com but craftsearch.com.

My town would be portland.craftsearc h.com (or whatever). Perhaps a local person could "own" the town (area) so to speak and post a ton of stuff about it to get the ball rolling?

I dunno just yakking outloud.

Anyways - craftster made Christmas glorious this year and my wardrobe of pillow case skirts absolutely is mind blowing.

Love this site!!
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« Reply #22 on: February 02, 2006 05:10:50 AM »

wow-hoo! and thanks for all the improvements - past and planned!
This site is the best!
It keeps me motivated when my crafty spirits sink and I'm so happy it's here!
*wanders off to become a friend of crafster*
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« Reply #23 on: February 02, 2006 07:53:44 AM »

The Crafty Map is a brilliant idea!  I love it!

My 2 on the "off-topic discussion"/forum . . . isn't that why we have an option to PM a user?  That's where I take my off-topic discussion!
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« Reply #24 on: February 02, 2006 08:21:40 AM »

i <3 Craftster!  Y'all rock!!!

My 2 on the "off-topic discussion"/forum . . . isn't that why we have an option to PM a user?  That's where I take my off-topic discussion!

My personal opinion is that it's more fun (and easier for those of us with slower-than-death connections) to have a forum so that other people can get in on the conversation and you can make friends that you might never have met just PM'ing people.  Awww... Wink
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« Reply #25 on: February 02, 2006 08:45:55 AM »

Awesome, as always.
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« Reply #26 on: February 02, 2006 09:15:21 AM »

*stands up and cheers loudly*

i love the map idea! great for those who don't know their own area  Roll Eyes not me, of course.  Tongue

great job as always!!
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« Reply #27 on: February 02, 2006 09:17:32 AM »

Thanks Leah for all your hard work and great plans!

It would be unreal to want Craftster to be running at full speed 24/7. There will always be periods of maintenance and of overwhelming numbers of visitors that slow things down.
It's just hard sometimes for us addicts to bring up patience... gheghe.
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« Reply #28 on: February 02, 2006 10:05:14 AM »

Great speech! I totally support you.  I have had a topic delated that was Off-Topic. I know you  just want the site to run smoothly.  The main purpose of the site is crafts.

I would like to see some kind of Off-Topic option here.  With Off-Topic you get to know people on another level.  PM is great and I love it.  But I can't PM every single member to find out how they feel on every single issue.  For example if I want to find out how people feel about posting online resumes  I would have to PM everybody because I would not know exactly which members to ask. You can't do group dissucsions with PM. The down side would be drama and fights and possible censorship.
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« Reply #29 on: February 02, 2006 11:03:36 AM »

Love the idea about the crafty business map, and the shop crafty section getting back up.  I really would love an off-topic forum.  I know it would be hard to moderate that, because the threads could get too personal or cat-fighty... Maybe a sister-site just for this?  It would be SO nice to have a forum to get to know other people's experiences with more than just crafts!  The people here seem just the type I'd love to chat with.  I know, double the work...

Also, yeah, the "down for maintenance" always comes up at the most inopportune times for me (like 9-10pm C).  I know you have a life, too, Leah... I just need more patience I guess.   Grin

The live chat would be nice for instant crafty help, but yowzers, how that would turn into an off-topic chatroom!

That said, I adore this forum, and THANKS SO MUCH for working to improve it even more!
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