thank you funsters.....

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  1. haganap

    haganap Funster Life Member

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    Well I can't believe it, I've made it... This is my 10000th post since Nikki and I joined Motorhome fun back in its first year.

    Through this time we have taken our kids to many meets and although they no longer come have great memories of some of the great early meets we done.
    In the early days I can remember handing cards out with Jim and Sian and their kids at shows and a meet saw about 20 vans.

    Through the great stewardship of Jim and the then internet tutor Brian the site just grew and grew...

    But 10000 posts, wow, plenty of them have been crap some humorous, some controversial and some I'm sure self promoting crap trap.

    If my maths serves me correctly, it takes say about on average 3 mins to post a thread, so that works out at what? 30000 minutes which equates to 21 full 24 hour days which I have spent on Motorhome fun in 7 years......

    Not a moment of it I regret, I've gained a dog, a load of friends, a few enemies, the headache of arranging approximately 30 meets coupled with fantastic reward, I've cleaned van roofs even gone an bought a van for another Funster at 30k which they paid of course, I've had nights in with funsters parked on my drive....

    Wow, that's something I just never believed would happen when I posted my first post.

    So thank you funsters, and enjoy...:thumb:

    :Cool:
     
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  2. poki

    poki Funster

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    :clap::clap:
     
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    cruiser Funster Life Member

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    please keep going.on that is.:RollEyes:
     
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    irnbru Funster Life Member

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    Its thanks to you and a host of other people that us newbies learn and gain experience, so THANK YOU:Smile:
     
  5. haganap

    haganap Funster Life Member

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    Thanks guys ,,, too kind:thumb:
     
  6. ourcampersbeentrashed

    ourcampersbeentrashed Funster

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    Its the kindness and friendship that you nikki harley and george showed new funsters in the early days along with other funsters too

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    all the hard work you and nikki put into arrange various meets every year

    that greatly contribute to the FUN those around you have.

    congratulations on your milestone post
     
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    funflair Funster Life Member

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    Nice one :thumb:

    Martin
     
  8. Carol

    Carol Funster Life Member

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    Paul always look forward to your posts always your own point of view, never just for posting sake, congratulations keep them coming:thumb:
     
  9. Tootles

    Tootles Funster

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    He got 2000 of them using his Nectar card.........:BigGrin::Wink::Wink:

    Well done that man!! :thumb:
     
  10. TheBig1

    TheBig1 Funster Life Member

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    well done Paul, both quality and quantity just the first 10,000 posts mind you:thumb:

    now watch the next 10,000 be complete and utter shite:Rofl1: either way it will be with friends that understand your warped humour and love you more because of it:Rofl1:
     
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    movan Funster Life Member

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    Gosh, Paul ... you're turning into a soppy, old bugger like me son. :BigGrin:

    Congratulations. . . on your 10000 post that is, not on turning into a soppy old b..gger...:Doh: ... I'm sure you couldn't have done it as well without Niki who is an inspiration to everybody.
     
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  12. DuxDeluxe

    DuxDeluxe Funster Life Member

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    Congratulations Paul, Nikki and family - you managed to write a post without referring to grey waste :clap::clap::clap:



    Oh and congrats for reaching a big millstone...........:Wink: thanks for keeping many of us amused:thumb:
     
  13. ROB1CHELSEA1

    ROB1CHELSEA1 Funster

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    Good job you never had 10000 on bargain hunt Paul:Rofl1::Wink:

    Having had the pleasure of reading your posts, staying on your drive, BBQ's and enjoying many afternoons sipping tea :RollEyes: it's great to know you and your family. :thumb:

    Rob&Jane
     
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    when I came to fun I new no one my first meet was the bring and buy I just turned up
    three to greet me with a big smile was someone I didn't know from Adam but it was like he had known me all my life
    where you from Goole where? well we cant send you home can wee
    invited in to there van and didn't levee till long after the sum had risen
    watt a introduction to fun
    well the rest is history
    thank you haggers fun and all the new friend's we have met:thumb:
     
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  15. teddybard

    teddybard Read Only Funster

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    Thanks for all you've done too Paul & Nicky:Smile::BigGrin:
     
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    Jaws Funster Life Member

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    Nice one Paul.. Well done mate............... :thumb:
     
  17. Jim

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    Hi Paul, well done. It's more than a post number thing though. To say you embraced the Funster ethos from the start would be a disingenuous; you and Nikki helped mould it to what it is today. Your hard work running rallies, making sure its all about the people and having fun (rather than what they're driving) has played a major part in Fun's development. Many friendships have been made because you and Nikki have made the effort, above and beyond mate. Thanks again, we all owe you one:thumb:
     
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    Well done Paul - I always enjoy reading your posts. Might not always agree with them but I still enjoy them. :BigGrin:

    You are a legend ........... and a very nice man too. :thumb:
     
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    Keep up the good work dear boy - oh, and get a bigger van for those parties:Wink:
     
  20. Bailey58

    Bailey58 Funster Life Member

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    10000 eh, here's a few more. Keep up the good work Paul. :thumb:
     

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