How did you find the lifeboat?

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How did you find the lifeboat?

#1  Postby Mac_Guffin » Mar 22, 2010 4:33 pm

I know that most of us are from RDF, rationalia, etc., but I'm also interested to see if anyone found us through different means.

I'm one of the refugees from RDF. :drunk:
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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#2  Postby LIFE » Mar 22, 2010 4:41 pm

How about adding a poll to this question? ;)
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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#3  Postby Mac_Guffin » Mar 22, 2010 4:42 pm

LIFE wrote:How about adding a poll to this question? ;)


Good idea.
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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#4  Postby Mac_Guffin » Mar 22, 2010 4:43 pm

...but it won't let me create one.
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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#5  Postby kiki5711 » Mar 22, 2010 4:44 pm

I swam away from the shark called Dawkins as fast as I could.
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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#6  Postby mark1961 » Mar 22, 2010 4:51 pm

Mac_Guffin wrote:I know that most of us are from RDF, rationalia, etc., but I'm also interested to see if anyone found us through different means.

I'm one of the refugees from RDF. :drunk:


From the avatars posted on RDF.
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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#7  Postby HughMcB » Mar 22, 2010 4:57 pm

LIFE recruited me on that fateful first day into his sadistic posse. Ever since then I've been pulling in survivors.
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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#8  Postby Mac_Guffin » Mar 22, 2010 5:00 pm

Oh yeah, I forgot to mention how I found out about it.

I went to RDF, and I couldn't post. I asked one of the mods that I have on facebook what was going on... or they told me... I forget which... what happened, and they gave me a link to Peter Harrison's blog.
While I was posting in the comment section, somone informed me of rationalia (I think this was before this one was set up.). I started posting there, then found out that this site was set up to take the pressure off of rationalia. At 1st, it looked like people already got comfortable, but then the site grew, and my visiting/posting frequency grew.
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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#9  Postby LIFE » Mar 22, 2010 5:05 pm

HughMcB wrote:LIFE recruited me on that fateful first day into his sadistic posse. Ever since then I've been pulling in survivors.


How about replying to my PM you lazy bastard :D
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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#10  Postby LIFE » Mar 22, 2010 5:07 pm

Mac_Guffin wrote:...but it won't let me create one.


Oops!

You can now....sorry! :hide:
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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#11  Postby Mac_Guffin » Mar 22, 2010 5:15 pm

LIFE wrote:
Mac_Guffin wrote:...but it won't let me create one.


Oops!

You can now....sorry! :hide:


Done. :thumbup:
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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#12  Postby HughMcB » Mar 22, 2010 5:18 pm

LIFE wrote:
HughMcB wrote:LIFE recruited me on that fateful first day into his sadistic posse. Ever since then I've been pulling in survivors.


How about replying to my PM you lazy bastard :D

NEVER! You leave me alone you reptilian alien overlord! :tongue2:
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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#13  Postby LIFE » Mar 22, 2010 5:21 pm

HughMcB wrote:
LIFE wrote:
HughMcB wrote:LIFE recruited me on that fateful first day into his sadistic posse. Ever since then I've been pulling in survivors.


How about replying to my PM you lazy bastard :D

NEVER! You leave me alone you reptilian alien overlord! :tongue2:


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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#14  Postby Aern Rakesh » Mar 22, 2010 5:23 pm

HughMcB wrote:LIFE recruited me on that fateful first day into his sadistic posse. Ever since then I've been pulling in survivors.


+1. I saw LIFE's post on Rationalia and came straight over and signed up. I think I was 6th to join.
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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#15  Postby Varangian » Mar 24, 2010 3:01 am

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HughMcB wrote:LIFE recruited me on that fateful first day into his sadistic posse. Ever since then I've been pulling in survivors.


+1. I saw LIFE's post on Rationalia and came straight over and signed up. I think I was 6th to join.


Ditto. Became #69 to join (or #68, if the dna42 test account isn't counted, which makes you #5 in that case, Nora).
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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#16  Postby GreatApe » Mar 24, 2010 6:40 am

I moved to China from the states, checked RD.net and had 7 messages telling me to join here. It sort of freaked me out to be "caught up" as to what took place at RD.net, but I like it here just fine!
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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#17  Postby Aern Rakesh » Mar 24, 2010 7:37 am

Varangian wrote:
Nora_Leonard wrote:I saw LIFE's post on Rationalia and came straight over and signed up. I think I was 6th to join.


Ditto. Became #69 to join (or #68, if the dna42 test account isn't counted, which makes you #5 in that case, Nora).


:smile: I wondered about that. Actually, I would have been 2nd or 3rd if I hadn't taken the time to email Simon Gardner about it first. So he got in before me!

Still, it was wonderful then to watch all these familiar names come trickling back...
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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#18  Postby Spinozasgalt » Mar 24, 2010 8:25 am

I received a message from Nora, then rushed over to register as quickly as possible. :grin:
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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#19  Postby Kelly » Mar 25, 2010 1:37 am

I saw hack's avatar while I was hunting around RDF trying to figure out what the heck was going on. Took me a few days to get caught up, then came over here and signed up. I'm happy to see so many familar faces (names?) too!!

Thanks, Life, for setting this up so quickly to take everyone in after the explosion over there!!
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Re: How did you find the lifeboat?

#20  Postby Driftwood » Mar 25, 2010 4:59 am

I voted "Other". I found the site through an article on Richard Dawkins' closing of the fora for tighter moderation. In the comments section there was a post saying that most of the members were moving over to www.rationalskepticism.org, and so here I am.

Wow, I can't believe that happened on the Richard Dawkins forum. That would be the LAST place I would ever think something like that would happen. I only had 30 posts or so, but I was making friends and I enjoyed visiting. Then one day I showed up and no one was home.

Glad to be here, though! :D
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