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Old 09-13-2012, 04:06 AM   #31
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Thank you Kyle for the huge amount of time and resources you have put into this site and this hobby. It takes a dedicated person to start a forum and turn it into a huge success like this.
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Old 09-13-2012, 04:14 AM   #32
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I know I've been here lurking for a week, I figure ill make my first post meaningful.

Kyle, I have been around lurking for a year, I have seen that things you have done, I am sad that you moved on. Please keep us posted.
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Old 09-13-2012, 04:26 AM   #33
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Thanks for all that youve done to provide us with a top notch forum Kyle. As with any changes, there will be growing pains and some folks are better able to adapt than others. Ones person, or even a few peoples opinion isnt likely to sway the odds, but just make you look like a poor member. With that being said...Welcome Adam! I look forward to having you aboard
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Old 09-13-2012, 04:30 AM   #34
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Kyle: Thank you for everything. You deserve more than a simple "thanks", so I hope you've been sufficiently compensated in other ways for your time, problem-solving efforts, and general frustrations

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As you have read above, PetGuide.com has come to an agreement with Kyle and will now be the owners of PlantedTank.net. We here at PetGuide.com bring with us staff and resources to make this site grow by leaps and bounds. We provide the resources necessary to run this site and maintain the day to day technical and managerial tasks that are time consuming for one person.

With that I would like you all to know that this is still YOUR community and we are here to work with the community and the existing staff to keep this site a place for you to come and feel at home.

My name is Adam, please feel free to ask questions in this section of the forum and I will do my best to answer any and all of them. As of now I will be the only PetGuide.com employee to join the site, I am here to answer questions help with technical issues and make sure we are doing our job and keeping you all happy. If you have any issues, feel free to discuss below. I hope you all enjoy this new chapter in PlantedTank.net life.

Thank you all for reading.
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Adam, thank you for making the effort to make yourself known and offering a forum for questions.

I, and likely most other forum members, would like to know exactly what changes or additions, however small, that you plan to make to our beloved website. Clearly, there must be a financial incentive for acquiring a (relatively, considering the popularity of the hobby as a whole) popular site such as this, so I assume ad revenue is one of those incentives. Anything else? If so, what? Your finances are your concern, but how they affect "us" is ours as well.

This is probably evident if your corporation owns and runs a large number of websites, but we, the populace, will be kept happier if somebody is around to explain what's going on.

In any case, good luck, and I hope we will all benefit from the change in ownership and management.
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Old 09-13-2012, 04:39 AM   #35
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Enjoy the much desired freedom now Kyle. A nice weight off the shoulders is always a welcomed thing.
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Old 09-13-2012, 04:41 AM   #36
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My name is Adam, please feel free to ask questions in this section of the forum and I will do my best to answer any and all of them. As of now I will be the only PetGuide.com employee to join the site, I am here to answer questions help with technical issues and make sure we are doing our job and keeping you all happy. If you have any issues, feel free to discuss below. I hope you all enjoy this new chapter in PlantedTank.net life.

Thank you all for reading.
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What aquariums do you keep Adam?
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Old 09-13-2012, 04:49 AM   #37
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Kyle, I have not always agreed with your policy, but you always did what you thought would be best for this community. For that I am truly grateful. Thanks again and enjoy your new found freedom.

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Old 09-13-2012, 10:17 AM   #38
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Good luck Kyle! I've learned so much from this community in my first month as an aquarium owner. I've started using "plantedtank.net" as a filter in any of my aquarium-related google searches, too.
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Old 09-13-2012, 11:02 AM   #39
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Kyle
you can be very proud of the community you have helped to thrive and survive over the past ten years.
best of luck to you in your future endevours.

And for the new owners welcome to our world, you have very big shoes to fill.

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Old 09-13-2012, 01:40 PM   #40
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What aquariums do you keep Adam?
I used to be big into aquariums when I was younger, but started moving around a lot with jobs and such, so sadly had to stop. Moving it became a huge PITA.
I'll probably get back into it when I'm firmly in a house and not in an apartment.
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Old 09-13-2012, 01:49 PM   #41
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Congratulations, Kyle!

I hope this means you'll now have time to start a dozen or so tank journals for us to read!
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Old 09-13-2012, 02:46 PM   #42
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I used to be big into aquariums when I was younger, but started moving around a lot with jobs and such, so sadly had to stop. Moving it became a huge PITA.
I'll probably get back into it when I'm firmly in a house and not in an apartment.
A common story! Hope you come back to the fold And welcome!
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Old 09-13-2012, 02:56 PM   #43
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Thanks to kyle for creating such a wonderful community
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Old 09-13-2012, 10:07 PM   #44
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Welcome aboard Adam.

Kyle I hope you get enough to set up an awesome tank and then some. Don't be a stranger and come back often to visit your baby and TPT friends.
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Old 09-14-2012, 12:12 AM   #45
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Thanks for the great site Kyle. It's sad to see the forum change hands, but I trust Adam will keep the ship sailing; as long as he starts a planted tank asap.

Welcome Adam,

Have you completed the hazing process yet?
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