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  • Message 1. 

    Posted by karinka (U14788388) on Friday, 22nd February 2013

    Hi Dear All,

    I can’t say that I have been spending so much time on this board but I’m not a newcomer. I adore this place where I found a lot of wonderful friends and met a lot of wonderful people. I think that many people can agree with me that this board became the second home for us. I can’t imagine how I can lose it. As many other of you I tried to find another place where we can chat but I couldn’t . You know we can do it using emails but I don’t think that it can replace this board where I can see all of you at a time. I’m a director of Educational Center in Saint-Petersburg in Russia ( it’s for people who doesn’t know me) I asked programmers of another company to help me and create a platform for us. It will be absolutely new and everything will depend of all of us if it will be as peaceful and nice place as BBC was or not. I know it’s a hard work but maybe the oldest members of this board can help me.
    I wonder if this idea is interesting for you or not. If you like this idea we can try to create it.

    I’m looking forward to hearing from you.


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  • Message 2

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    Posted by lark13 (U15394613) on Friday, 22nd February 2013

    Hi, dear Karina,

    It's me, Lark. I thought the same idea. I realize that I can create the web-site like this one, may be better. smiley - smiley
    However, I can not make a right decision about moderation. You understand, it's a very important job for create atmosphere like on the MB, but we need someone who will do this job. I haven't found decision of this problem yet.

    On my opinion, other problem we will manage to solve.

    What do other members of MB think?


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  • Message 3

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    Posted by iva (U15605049) on Friday, 22nd February 2013

    Dear Karinka, Hi everybody,
    I 'm absolute newcomer, I have started to use this boar at the beginning of February, since that time I found it very useful for learning and improving English, meeting great people, reading interesting topics, great ideas, .... I'm on this board for about a month, but I was sad reading information about closing it. Sending emails isn't like being on the board with such a peaceful international atmosphere... I tried to find similar board, but I couldnt. I can't imagine how much work and how much effort does involve to create similar place to this board. I'm not sure if I can help in any way ... my English isn't as good as English of the others, but I try, and I would be really thankful for a new possible board...
    If there is any other possibility, pls let us knowsmiley - smiley
    Best regardssmiley - smiley

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  • Message 4

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    Posted by karinka (U14788388) on Friday, 22nd February 2013

    Hi Dear Lark , Iva and Everybody

    Lark and Iva thank you for your replies so much. I'd like to hear opinions of members of this board because it's very important for me. Only in such way I can find out if I have to start this project or not.

    Please don't be indifferent. It doesn't matter if you are for or against just give your opinion.

    Thanks in advance


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  • Message 5

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    Posted by Alex S (U4744604) on Friday, 22nd February 2013

    Karina, but what will happen if Putin won't like it? It may be not just useless but dangerous!

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  • Message 6

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    Posted by karinka (U14788388) on Friday, 22nd February 2013

    Hi Alex,

    This forum is going to be on the base of my Educational Center.


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  • Message 7

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    Posted by Alex S (U4744604) on Friday, 22nd February 2013

    This forum is going to be on the base of my Educational Center. 

    Will it be outside Russia? Karina, do you remember, what happened with the "British Council" and some other organizations? And the latest Duma's laws are also not very encouraging...

    Actually I am using one Russian resource - "Narod ru".... I don't think people look there often.... smiley - biggrin I don't mind....

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  • Message 8

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    Posted by lubnatsi (U3977409) on Saturday, 23rd February 2013

    Dear Karina and everybody here,

    I agree with Alex that such a board could be a trouble for you.

    Why don't you give a chance to this site?


    I don't know what these board looks like but as far as I see that there are a lot of native English speakers as well.

    It could be nice to mix both English native speaker's and non- English speeaker's together. I hope this site manage it well. Good luck!


    Take care of yourselves, smiley - smiley

    GOODBYE.... smiley - rose
    Adios amigos.... smiley - doh



    smiley - magic Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again. smiley - magic

    by William Shakespeare


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  • Message 9

    , in reply to message 8.

    Posted by karinka (U14788388) on Saturday, 23rd February 2013

    Hi Demet,smiley - smiley

    Demet, the most important thing for me is to have a chance to see all of us together again. So if you like this site I would be very glad and move there too.

    To be honest I can't see any trouble for me because it's usual forum for people who want to improve english language through communication. I can leave the address of my board just in case if you don't like
    mustardland.boards.n... this one.

    Because you know that when BBC close this lovely board I won't be able to tell you the address of my board.

    So don't think that I want to do it for myself believe me I have a lot of work and I would be glad if somebody can make a new home for us.

    Have a good time smiley - smiley


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  • Message 10

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    Posted by Alex S (U4744604) on Saturday, 23rd February 2013

    Because you know that when BBC close this lovely board I won't be able to tell you the address of my board.  Karina, this Board will be opened for reading, so you may always find us if you would need to. Keep in touch in the Voxopop and via the Skype... Maybe we can't reach you, but you will be always able to reach us... Just READ the Board....

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  • Message 11

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    Posted by Sergio (U15400014) on Saturday, 23rd February 2013

    Hi dear Karina,
    I have just read and tried new message board Demet advised to you.mustardland.boards.n...

    It could be a good idea; please try it and open a topic, you will see it's ok and useful for your and my target. (sorry, if I ask you to open that one, you are skilled than me)


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  • Message 12

    , in reply to message 11.

    Posted by karinka (U14788388) on Saturday, 23rd February 2013

    Hi Dear Sergio,smiley - smiley

    Sure, I'll try to do it and it would be great if this site is good for us.

    Karinka smiley - smiley

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  • Message 13

    , in reply to message 9.

    Posted by lubnatsi (U3977409) on Saturday, 23rd February 2013

    Dear Karina,

    I have not been a member of this board- mustard... and I do not know how to register or things go there. What I feel that... complex for new comers and a little bit messy. I hope nobody gets angry with my comments (such as Smee).

    I looked through the pages and saw many native Englsh speakers and a good atmosphere. Also Smee welcomed and created spaces for the refruges from both boards (mentioned at Paul's thread).

    If you have already created a forum, pls, let us know then. smiley - smiley

    Take very good care of yourself, smiley - rose


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  • Message 14

    , in reply to message 13.

    Posted by karinka (U14788388) on Saturday, 23rd February 2013

    Hi Dear Demet,smiley - smiley

    I have just created my new thread. You can find me in

    THE BULL ( general discussion ) Friends all over the world.

    I would be glad to see you there smiley - smiley


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  • Message 15

    , in reply to message 14.

    Posted by usernamefood (U15217708) on Saturday, 23rd February 2013

    I think The Archers board is closing too, But I cater for everyone:

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  • Message 16

    , in reply to message 14.

    Posted by lubnatsi (U3977409) on Sunday, 24th February 2013

    Dear Karina, smiley - rose

    Thank you for the invitation. smiley - smiley

    I need a break! So I wanna be away from taking part in any kind of forum and using my PC less.

    No doubt, It would be a pleasure for me to join you there- (mustland....) but not now indeed... I hope in the future I may be with all of you again. smiley - rose


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