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The blAAtschApen
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So long and thanks for the fish

Postby The blAAtschApen » Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:50 am

Sheep have a varied diet, fish is on the menu too :) USS Monitor catches them for the rest of us sometimes :D

That said, I'm leaving moderation. It's been a nice, exact four years. But lately I had some RL hickups, and the motivation is not there anymore (and neither is the time). So from what was essentially a break (from especially Game Moderating), I now quit. Maybe I'll find something else to do on NS, maybe not. We'll see. I don't even know myself. But those feeder regions look very interesting :P

I always liked to be able to make my own conscious choices. And this seems like a good moment for me (though such things are probably never a good moment for others). But that should not distract in the end. Rather this way than completely burned out. Maybe in a few years, things change in my life, I have not burned my bridges :)

Do not start chanting "Four more years! Four more years!". This is NS Moderation, not the US Presidency :P

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Postby Adytus » Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:52 am

Four more...oh wait.

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Postby Higher Japan » Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:53 am

Four more years, four more years!

But still, it is kind of sad to see you stepping down from moderation, and hope that the RL hickups don't stop your time of fun here.
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Postby Philjia » Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:24 am

See you small sheep! Your puns shall be missed.
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Postby Sleet Clans » Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:28 am

Four more years! Four more years!

In all seriousness though, I'm gonna miss you and your damnable puns D:

Here's hoping that whatever is plaguing you IRL can be over and done with soon!
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Postby Great Kauthar » Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:30 am

I always viewed you as one of the more rational moderators. Take care.
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Postby Valentine Z » Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:33 am

4 more years ! 4 more years !

Still, thanks for everything! Your sheepish (pun totally intended) ways will be missed.

So does that mean you'll have a different title now? I remember seeing an "ex-moderator" before, so... I'm just curious.

All the best with your RL, whatever or wherever it will take you. :D
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Postby Kaboomlandia » Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:48 am

Thanks for everything! All the best with RL.
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Postby Jiyon » Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:51 am

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Postby Minoa » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:11 am

Aww, please don't go, the football thread would be less exciting without you. :(
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Au revior! You will be missed!
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Postby Hurdergaryp » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:14 am

Minoa wrote:Aww, please don't go, the football thread would be less exciting without you. :(

He's leaving moderation, not the forum. It is entirely possible that he shall remain with us in a more humble form.

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Postby Flanderlion » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:15 am

If you're sticking around, thanks for being a mod etc.

If you're vanishing for a while, thanks for the script - was the main way how I learnt to 'code' (more fiddle), books etc. aren't as good as the real thing. Had a massive impact on both NS and RL for me, so good luck with whatever you end up doing, and thanks again.
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Postby Hurdergaryp » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:17 am

It's been a wild ride, that's for sure. Godspeed, you furry mammal!

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Postby Ethel mermania » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:20 am

Hurdergaryp wrote:
Minoa wrote:Aww, please don't go, the football thread would be less exciting without you. :(

He's leaving moderation, not the forum. It is entirely possible that he shall remain with us in a more humble form.

Humble? Blaat.

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Postby Bears Armed » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:37 am

Here's hoping that you enjoy your 'retirement'... and hoping, also, that you do stay active in other aspects of NS...

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Postby Charlia » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:04 am

...Sheep mod is leaving?


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Postby Badger Industries » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:13 am

We'll miss you in Moderation Blaat!
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Postby Tinhampton » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:18 am

I await Some Point In The Future, when Blaat returns as Incognito McNationface or something like that and winds up in moderation again... :P

But regardless, best of luck in your return from moderation to just being another one of us. We'll miss you.
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Postby Wrapper » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:23 am

Tinhampton wrote:I await Some Point In The Future, when Blaat returns as Incognito McNationface or something like that and winds up in moderation again... :P

Sheepy McSheepface?

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Postby The Derpy Democratic Republic Of Herp » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:24 am

Wait what? NOOOO!


Plz don't go sheep mod! :(
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Postby Hurdergaryp » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:26 am

The Derpy Democratic Republic Of Herp wrote:Wait what? NOOOO!


Plz don't go sheep mod! :(

Decisions were made, what has been done cannot be undone.

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Postby The Derpy Democratic Republic Of Herp » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:27 am

Hurdergaryp wrote:
The Derpy Democratic Republic Of Herp wrote:Wait what? NOOOO!


Plz don't go sheep mod! :(

Decisions were made, what has been done cannot be undone.


Have you tried pressing ctrl+z?
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