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Old 12-07-2017, 04:52 PM   #1
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Thank you Tom

I thought this deserved it's own thread.

Thank you Tom (WT Sharp) for all the work and great job you did running the Book Club.



I hope you enjoy your retirement. If you don't mind my asking, what sort of pension did you get from MR?

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Old 12-07-2017, 05:35 PM   #2
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I thought this deserved it's own thread.

Thank you Tom (WT Sharp) for all the work and great job you did running the Book Club.



I hope you enjoy your retirement. If you don't mind my asking, what short of pension did you get from MR?
Thank you; you're right that Tom deserves his own thread.

His management of the Book Club was the gold standard. He was invariably good-humored, even-handed, gracious, easy-going and funny. And he also showed up, month after month, adhering to a strict time table no matter what else might have been going on in his life. The gold standard, indeed.

Thanks for all the great years, Tom!
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Old 12-11-2017, 01:08 PM   #3
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Amen to all these comments. Tom -- you did an amazing job with a difficult and demanding task, and you did it every month. I'm in awe, frankly. Thank you!
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Old 12-12-2017, 08:00 AM   #4
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Thank you Tom

Thank you all as well.
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Old 12-14-2017, 04:16 AM   #5
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I fully agree, voluntarily spending time and effort for 6 years to manage a bookclub for anonymous random people on the internet, is something worthy of praise

Cheers!
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Old 12-14-2017, 08:19 AM   #6
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Thank you Tom. You're a classy guy, something I realized within days of joining mobileread.
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Old 12-30-2017, 01:02 PM   #7
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My participation in book club has been negligible since I joined MR, but I have regularly visited the club discussion threads and I have a very high regard for Tom's good-natured, even-handed management. Thank you very much, Tom, for all the efforts!
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Old 12-30-2017, 01:21 PM   #8
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Thanks Tom, and not just for the book club efforts. You have been invariably considered in all your dealings, and most importantly have a great sense of humour.
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Old 12-30-2017, 03:42 PM   #9
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Thank you, Tom, for all your work over the years with the book club.
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Old 12-31-2017, 07:53 AM   #10
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And thank you, Dazrin, for making my job so much easier with your record keeping contributions. You made things so much easier!

And thank you all for the kind words!
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Old 12-31-2017, 03:01 PM   #11
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