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    Rogue Scientist and Fantasy Ninja
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    New here!

    Hello!

    I'm new here and just thought I'd say hi.

    I'm looking forward to learning something from each and every one of you!

    Thanks for having me!

    -Isaac

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    Hello. to the Water Cooler!
    Write. Edit. Rinse, repeat.

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    Welcome to AW!
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    Hello, and welcome!

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    Proud Literary Sadist justbishop's Avatar
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    Had to reply to this one because, hey, a poll!

    I answered "once in a while" because that's how often I say hello to newbs

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    Welcome. I answered all the time because I try to make a point to welcome every newbie.

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    We have lots of brilliant FAQs check them out.


    Members who want to start a thread in Share Your Work to have work critiqued need
    50 posts. Don’t make a mad dash to reach your 50 posts. Take some time to greet fellow newbies,
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    Welcome!

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    Welcome! Hope you learn something from here and make cool friends!

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    Welcome to the cooler. Have fun surfing threads.
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    I'm new too, but wanted to say welcome.

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    Hiya, and to the Cooler!
    I don't want a perfect life, just a happy one.

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    Welcome!

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    I lot more often than I take polls. Nothing against polls, mind you, but, I don't like to fish.



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    Welcome to the Forum!

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    Talking

    Quote Originally Posted by Mark Lawrence View Post
    We meet again, fellow scientist/writer!
    Mark! Great to see you here.. and yes, we meet again indeed.. for a second I was expecting you to say, "Now I am the master."


    Quote Originally Posted by justbishop View Post
    Had to reply to this one because, hey, a poll!

    I answered "once in a while" because that's how often I say hello to newbs

    Hello
    Haha well thanks justbishop, I'm glad the poll got you to say hi! -)

    Quote Originally Posted by rwm4768 View Post
    Welcome. I answered all the time because I try to make a point to welcome every newbie.
    Well thank you rwm, it's good to be here.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ms_Sassypants View Post
    Welcome! Hope you learn something from here and make cool friends!
    Thanks Ms. Sassy Pants! I look forward to doing both!


    And to everyone else who said hi and took my odd little poll, muchos gracias, or as the Italians say, grazie tanto!

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    Hi Issac!

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    AW is a community built on the foundations of respecting your fellow writer and helping each other, it's the basic building blocks of how and why AW works.

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