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(2,346 posts)
Sat Sep 7, 2019, 11:22 AM Sep 2019

Long Time Lurker

Hey there.

I've been around DU as a reader since the early 2000's: I remember the "view from the other side" humor column and the Hate Mailbag (damn, that was some funny stuff!). I discovered DU via Bartcop.com (RIP, my friend!). It's only been recently that I registered and started posting however: I tend to shy away from public, political discussions because of the nature of my job. I'd hate for something I said to be traced back to me IRL and bite me in the ass (it's happened to someone I know personally).

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Long Time Lurker (Original Post) GB_RN Sep 2019 OP
Welcome to the nut house... Wounded Bear Sep 2019 #1
Welcome to DU. irisblue Sep 2019 #2
This message was self-deleted by its author Chin music Sep 2019 #3
Lurkers learn a lot. Faux pas Sep 2019 #4
A big welcome to you! FM123 Sep 2019 #5
Welcome! snacker Sep 2019 #6
Welcome to DU underpants Sep 2019 #7
Another successful conversion! 2naSalit Sep 2019 #8
Welcome! Aristus Sep 2019 #9
Welcome to DU! Niagara Sep 2019 #10
Thanks GB_RN Sep 2019 #11
Welcome to the discussions and getting at least one foot wet, LOL. KY_EnviroGuy Sep 2019 #12
Hello! Welcome! CottonBear Sep 2019 #13
Welcome, from one "newbie" to another. Dagstead Bumwood Sep 2019 #14
Oh hey, I didn't see you there Niagara Sep 2019 #17
Welcome. Laffy Kat Sep 2019 #15
Time to quit lurking Harker Sep 2019 #16
Welcome. And advice: hope you have your own computer at home question everything Sep 2019 #18

Response to GB_RN (Original post)


(14,489 posts)
12. Welcome to the discussions and getting at least one foot wet, LOL.
Sat Sep 7, 2019, 04:14 PM
Sep 2019

Just think, when you retire you can really let it rip......

Dagstead Bumwood

(3,600 posts)
14. Welcome, from one "newbie" to another.
Sat Sep 7, 2019, 09:59 PM
Sep 2019

I lurked for about three years, rarely missing a day, but I hesitated to join. Now, I don't know why I waited.


(13,990 posts)
16. Time to quit lurking
Sat Sep 7, 2019, 10:34 PM
Sep 2019

and start working...

You're protected by the First Amendment, with limitations, of course. You should be fine.

question everything

(47,449 posts)
18. Welcome. And advice: hope you have your own computer at home
Sat Sep 7, 2019, 11:29 PM
Sep 2019

from where you can log and post.

NEVER NEVER use company provided computer, and cell phone, for personal use.

Not just for DU, google search, any other searches.

And now surf away.

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