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Sun Jun 18, 2017, 07:21 PM

Well, that was quite a 'break' from DU ... 13 years!

I've been hanging out on other sites, bouncing back to DU every couple years, and finally decided to return to my online 'home' of yesteryear. After reactivating my account it shows I joined in 2001 and had 6092 posts, this was quite a drought!

Many of the regulars from my time seem to be gone, for those of you of the same vintage, I marched with DU in DC in 2003, used to maintain the gallery and try to keep it hidden from the Freepers, and joined a couple picnics in Golden Gate Park.

It's good to be back home.

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Reply Well, that was quite a 'break' from DU ... 13 years! (Original post)
GregW Jun 2017 OP
democrank Jun 2017 #1
InAbLuEsTaTe Jun 2017 #27
hlthe2b Jun 2017 #2
Mz Pip Jun 2017 #3
pbmus Jun 2017 #4
babylonsister Jun 2017 #5
furtheradu Jun 2017 #6
MuseRider Jun 2017 #7
unblock Jun 2017 #8
CottonBear Jun 2017 #9
Underground-Panther Jun 2017 #10
KT2000 Jun 2017 #11
GregW Jun 2017 #24
irisblue Jun 2017 #12
Kaleva Jun 2017 #13
AwakeAtLast Jun 2017 #14
bluecollar2 Jun 2017 #15
williesgirl Jun 2017 #16
Skittles Jun 2017 #17
flibbitygiblets Jun 2017 #18
proud patriot Jun 2017 #19
WinstonSmith4740 Jun 2017 #20
sfwriter Jun 2017 #21
SergeStorms Jun 2017 #22
Blaukraut Jun 2017 #23
denbot Jun 2017 #25
Aristus Jun 2017 #26
CaliforniaPeggy Jun 2017 #28
Rhiannon12866 Jun 2017 #29
Daxter Jun 2017 #30
AmandaRuth Jun 2017 #31
femmocrat Jun 2017 #32
Paladin Jun 2017 #33
niyad Jun 2017 #34
disillusioned73 Jun 2017 #35
masmdu Jun 2017 #36
sellitman Jun 2017 #37
UrbScotty Jun 2017 #38
Jersey Devil Jun 2017 #39
UTUSN Jun 2017 #40
MrScorpio Jun 2017 #41
In_The_Wind Jun 2017 #42

Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 07:25 PM

1. Welcome back, GregW.

Been here since 2003

~PEACE~

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Response to democrank (Reply #1)

Mon Jun 19, 2017, 12:53 AM

27. Here here... same, 2003... can't believe it's been 14 years!

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 07:26 PM

2. Welcome back!

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 07:27 PM

3. I remember you!

The picnics in Golden Gate Park were a lot of fun!

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 07:31 PM

4. Welcome back...

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 07:34 PM

5. Great to see you back! nt

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 07:34 PM

6. Welcome Home! 💖

I think I remember Your name! I was "gimama", I can't remember when I 1st joined, & don't know how to find out I think before 2003, but not sure.
I *DO* know DU saved my Sanity during the *years! & helping me NOW, to STAY Sane!

Goood to be here, huh?

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 07:34 PM

7. I remember you!

It was when you mentioned the gallery that it clicked! Welcome back

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 07:49 PM

8. Thank goodness! I've been searching frantically all these years!





Actually, I do indeed remember you; welcome back!

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 08:16 PM

9. Hello!

Welcome back!

I had forgotten about the gallery.

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 08:25 PM

10. I think I remember you

Hah long time
Lost my original account when du got hacked just started a new one same name just a hyphen added

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 08:28 PM

11. while you were gone

we lost many good members. At the very bottom of the page is a link to the Memoriam page. You will recognize some names there.

BTW - welcome back!

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Response to KT2000 (Reply #11)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 11:38 PM

24. Wow - I remember a lot of those names!

Especially Khephra, who was in DC with us.

I'm going to see if I can dredge up some photos from the March - DU was well represented!

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 08:30 PM

12. Welcome home

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 08:41 PM

13. Welcome home!

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 09:11 PM

14. Welcome back!

I joined in 2004 I must have missed you. Glad you came back!

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 09:21 PM

15. I wish I knew how to reactivate my account

Welcome back

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 09:36 PM

16. Welcome back from another old timer.

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 09:40 PM

17. do you remember me, GregW?

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 09:43 PM

18. Welcome back! I took a break from 2005 until last month myself.

It's good to have a safe place to keep up on the happenings with my peeps.

PS--I swear they still have the exact same smilies--how about an update guys?

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 10:01 PM

19. Hey I remember you

Welcome back

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 10:01 PM

20. Welcome back!!

I was gone for a couple of years, too, couldn't remember my password & my email had changed, so had to start all over again!! Good to have you back! Things are a little different than the old days, but the trolls are fairly obvious (not to mention dumb about BEING obvious), so they're fun to play with.

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 10:04 PM

21. I was at those picnics!

Remember them well...

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 10:10 PM

22. Welcome back!

I took a break from 2008 until about 3 months ago. I started out many moons ago as 'DumpGump' (Ahhhh, the Bush years), then changed to 'ClintonTyree' after Bush vacated the White House.

So you've been gone too! Well, to catch you up on things, we have this HORRIBLE President named Donald Trump now, and ..........
I'm STILL a smart ass. That will never change.

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 18, 2017, 10:44 PM

23. I remember you

My user name was different back then, though.

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Mon Jun 19, 2017, 12:18 AM

25. Class of 2001!

Hey-ya! Welcome back.

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Mon Jun 19, 2017, 12:23 AM

26. Welcome back, GregW!

I remember you from the old days.

I took a break from DU myself, back in 2003. It lasted about 10 months. I've been here ever since.

Good to have you back!

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Mon Jun 19, 2017, 12:59 AM

28. Welcome home, my dear GregW!

Your name seems familiar.........I joined in Feb 2004.

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Mon Jun 19, 2017, 03:14 AM

29. Welcome home, GregW!

We've missed you! January 2003 here! What took you so long? A lot's been going on, we'll give you some time to catch up! LOL. It's great to have you back with us!

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Mon Jun 19, 2017, 05:00 AM

30. Welcome back to the resistance

It is always good to have a veteran skilled in battling republicans around.

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Mon Jun 19, 2017, 09:33 AM

31. Welcome back

My story is similar, joined in 2004, left for a long while and came back Nov 2016.

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Mon Jun 19, 2017, 11:32 AM

32. Welcome home, GregW!

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Mon Jun 19, 2017, 12:03 PM

33. So glad to have you back.

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Mon Jun 19, 2017, 12:32 PM

34. welcome back!!

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Mon Jun 19, 2017, 04:32 PM

35. Welcome back..

and good luck..

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Tue Jun 20, 2017, 10:52 AM

36. 2002 here. Welcome back.

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sat Jun 24, 2017, 09:57 PM

37. Welcome back

I've been here since November 2004. Wish I could say things have improved in this country but we are still trying.

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 25, 2017, 08:58 AM

38. Welcome back!

13 years... so, the Bush-Kerry election?

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 25, 2017, 08:43 PM

39. Welcome back from the Class of 2001 Reunion Committee

I've drifted in and out of DU but always find my way back.

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Sun Jun 25, 2017, 10:01 PM

40. I refused to leave in the face of popular demand

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Tue Jun 27, 2017, 09:11 AM

41. Welcome back, GregW!

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Response to GregW (Original post)

Tue Jun 27, 2017, 10:32 AM

42. Welcome back!

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