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GAF Chat
« on: October 13, 2008, 08:23:19 pm »
Hello all, I hope this finds everyone doing well. Several months ago I had started up a GAF Chat on this site, however due to mixed results and getting busy it sort of fell by the way side I'm sad to admit. However I'd like to get this idea going again as I believe it has some potential to assist us in helping the GAF grow as the major complaint I hear from some folks is a lack of communications between everyone.

So what I was wondering is instead of just myself trying to run a weekly chat if others would care to step forward and volunteer to help me in hosting each Wed. night a GAF Chat? Now due to the large area that the GAF covers and the different time zones it would be advisable to have folks try and organize there own as well throughout Wed. The GAF Chat room on the site is a permanent fixture and is always there now, so all this would require is for someone to be present in the room. I know for those in the Department of the Atlantic and the GAF as a whole I will be glad to set it up and operate it every Wed. from 8 pm until the discussion ends.

What are others thoughts on these GAF Chats?
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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2008, 03:07:35 pm »
Personally, I like the idea, but I have forgotten to check on it all the time, save once.

The Time Zone differences are the main hang-up as I see it.



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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2008, 05:45:26 pm »
Monsieur le Colonel, I'll volunteer to open the chat room and pass around the brandy, cigars and nonpareils to the guests. What time (EST) shall I start?

Perhaps some finger sandwiches too?  ;)
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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2008, 06:37:44 pm »
Frenchie,


Cigars and brandy sound pretty good. How about Limburger sandwiches? :P

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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2008, 07:02:12 pm »
Bien sûr, Colonel. I'll set up the fixings for Limburger sandwiches over there, at the far end of the sideboard. Don't forget the bowl of mints that I'll place next to it.  :D
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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2008, 07:31:37 pm »
Frenchie, whatever time you would like to suggest please feel free to do so, I know have tmrw free on my schedule so could start the Chat anytime folks think advisable. What are your thoughts?
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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2008, 09:54:57 am »
Hum, hum, hum... I can't think of any time that's better than any other, so how about 6:00 pm Wednesdays? We can try that and tweak things as needed.
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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2008, 05:33:28 pm »
I'll watch for it if I'm not busy at work.
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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2008, 06:06:25 pm »
Del and I are talking about the rest of y'all, you better show up  :P
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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #9 on: October 15, 2008, 06:10:44 pm »
Del and I are talking about the rest of y'all, you better show up  :P


Yep, we are. ;D
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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #10 on: October 15, 2008, 10:31:22 pm »
Well - I tried.  (23:30 hrs. EST)
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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #11 on: October 15, 2008, 10:35:41 pm »
0230  PST   ???
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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #12 on: October 16, 2008, 06:47:14 pm »
Sorry most folks turned in from the room before 11:30 pm, and I hung around until 12:30 before having to call it a night myself.  :-[
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Captain Henry J. Reilly, Battery F, 5th U.S. Artillery, 1898.

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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #13 on: October 17, 2008, 06:24:55 am »
Sorry most folks turned in from the room before 11:30 pm, and I hung around until 12:30 before having to call it a night myself.  :-[


I wonder how I missed ya?

11:30 (23:30) is only 8:30 (20:30) Pacific time.  Where were y'all out there in L.A. - L.A. Land?
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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #14 on: October 21, 2008, 08:24:09 pm »
Okay tmrw is the day to try the GAF Chat again, I shall try to be in the room at 7 pm (eastern time) however I'm somewhat absent minded so I may cuss loudly and rush to my computer at 7:30/8:00 pm.  ;D

I will try and stay in the room as long as is possible, however I have to be somewhere Thursday at 8:30 am so I may have to duck out of the room by around Midnight (Eastern Time).
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Captain Henry J. Reilly, Battery F, 5th U.S. Artillery, 1898.

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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #15 on: October 22, 2008, 05:36:25 pm »
I'm in the Chat Room now. If no one shows up soon I'm going to start singing, and we all don't want that, do we? :o
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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #16 on: October 22, 2008, 05:58:50 pm »
I'm in the Chat Room now. If no one shows up soon I'm going to start singing, and we all don't want that, do we? :o

If'n he's singin' Barnacle Bill the Sailor, I'm out of there. ;D
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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #17 on: October 22, 2008, 06:39:20 pm »
Hey Guys

How do I get on chat room!!??

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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #18 on: October 22, 2008, 08:11:46 pm »
Well I was only two hours late to the room, but I'm here now, ha ha. I know if he starts barnicle bill the sailor I'll join in the chorus, ha ha ha.  ;D
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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #19 on: October 22, 2008, 10:59:48 pm »
Well it's 1 minute to midnight and I hate to do it but am leaving the room, if folks still wish to chat the room is always open and feel free to take advantage of that fact by trying to get conversations started.

Goodnight.
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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #20 on: October 24, 2008, 02:41:34 am »
Rats!  I missed it! :(
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Take me out to the black, tell 'em I aint comin' back. Burn the land; boil the sea: you can't take the sky from me. Have no place I must be; since I found Serenity:  you can't take the sky from me.
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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #21 on: October 28, 2008, 08:08:09 pm »
If anyone would mind volunteering to run the GAF Chat Wed. night I would very much appriciate it. I will be unavailable as I am going to be helping with Gore & Lore at the Confederate Relic Room & Museum in Columbia until 9:30 pm.
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Captain Henry J. Reilly, Battery F, 5th U.S. Artillery, 1898.

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Re: GAF Chat
« Reply #22 on: October 29, 2008, 06:27:37 pm »
I'll open it now, but I might be busy with customers.
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