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Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« on: December 29, 2013, 01:43:38 AM »
Michał has decided to move on to greener pastures and retire from moderating on OC.Net. We (the Admins and Mods) would like to publicly thank him for his dedicated service to this community.  May he and we enjoy a blessed and fruitful 2014!
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2013, 02:10:08 AM »
May Christ our Lord bless you Michal, and I pray you stay with us for the discussions.
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2013, 02:17:59 AM »
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2013, 02:32:00 AM »
Thank you for your service Michal.
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2013, 07:39:52 AM »
Thanks for your hard work, Michal.
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2013, 09:03:47 AM »
Quite surprising, but I'm able to imagine how it's difficult if you have other duties, and from time to time just want to not be responsible, because of a kind of fatigue.

Anyway, all the best in the new year :)
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2013, 10:41:24 AM »
Your service in being a moderator, especially in the wee hours of the night have been greatly appreciated over the years.

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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #7 on: December 29, 2013, 11:20:58 AM »
Want to start the year 2014 in prayer? ...

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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #8 on: December 29, 2013, 11:26:37 AM »
Michal, may Christ be with you always.

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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #9 on: December 29, 2013, 12:59:41 PM »
Thank you, Michal.

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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #10 on: December 29, 2013, 02:53:54 PM »
May the Lord bless you my dear Michal. You are much loved and appreciated for who you are and all that you do around here. I too join my brother mina in praying that you will continue to be with us for the discussions.
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #11 on: December 29, 2013, 03:21:37 PM »
Thank you, Michal and may the Lord be with you (and all of us) as we enter 2014.

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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #12 on: December 29, 2013, 03:52:38 PM »
May the Lord bless you my dear Michal. You are much loved and appreciated for who you are and all that you do around here. I too join my brother mina in praying that you will continue to be with us for the discussions.

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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #13 on: December 29, 2013, 05:30:19 PM »
Thank you for all your work, Michal. I hope you will continue to be a contributing member here!
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #14 on: December 29, 2013, 05:33:28 PM »
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #15 on: December 29, 2013, 10:01:57 PM »
Thank you, Michal.  :)
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #16 on: December 29, 2013, 10:56:24 PM »

Michal, thanks for the countless hours you invested in keeping this Forum running smoothly!

Wishing you nothing but the best in your "retirement". 

May God always bless you, keep you safe and happy, and reveal some great new aspect in your life to fill all the free time. You will do amazing things!

Thanks again!

...start by catching up on your sleep!  ;)

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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #17 on: December 30, 2013, 12:19:41 AM »
będziemy tęsknić Michal, dziękuję za waszą pracę!  We will miss you Mike, thank you for your work!

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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #18 on: December 30, 2013, 12:33:18 AM »
I'm still your #1 fan!  Thanks for all the amazingly hard work you put into every day! 
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #19 on: December 30, 2013, 12:37:05 AM »
God grant you many years, Mike.

Take in the sun while walking around the lake, enjoy the sunrises and sunsets, and enjoy some good healthy recreation away from the keyboard.
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #20 on: December 30, 2013, 02:11:05 AM »
Thanks a lot Michal. Wishing you much success in the coming New Year!

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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #21 on: December 30, 2013, 03:00:38 AM »
Your service in being a moderator, especially in the wee hours of the night have been greatly appreciated over the years.

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over the few months I've been here, I know I greatly appreciated them
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #22 on: December 31, 2013, 02:52:41 PM »


I'm not going anywhere :)
« Last Edit: December 31, 2013, 02:53:35 PM by Michał Kalina »
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #23 on: December 31, 2013, 03:01:03 PM »


I'm not going anywhere :)

You are after all "OC.net's trickster"! What would we do without you?
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #24 on: January 01, 2014, 11:42:51 AM »
** Spoiler alert** 

doesn't dobby...not survive?   :angel:
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #25 on: January 01, 2014, 12:06:36 PM »
He seems fine.

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The memory of God should be treasured in our hearts like the precious pearl mentioned in the Holy Gospel. Our life's goal should be to nurture and contemplate God always within, and never let it depart, for this steadfastness will drive demons away from us. - Paraphrased from St. Philotheus of Sinai
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #27 on: January 01, 2014, 06:49:32 PM »
He seems fine.



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Michal Kalina has given Dobby a sock. Dobby is free from the slavery of the tyrant moderator! Dobby no longer has to look for broken rules! Dobby is free to go to any forum he wants or let people say bad words!
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #28 on: January 01, 2014, 08:54:45 PM »
Words of thanks to you, Michal, and to a happy postmod life.
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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #29 on: January 02, 2014, 09:23:55 PM »
He seems fine.



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Re: Retirement of Michał Kalina from moderation
« Reply #30 on: January 03, 2014, 05:02:22 PM »


I'm not going anywhere :)

No, but Dobby still is free! He is going to serve Vladimir Putin and Vladimir Putin is going to PAY HIM to kick Barack Obama's poop dumper because Vladimir Putin is a hero to Mother Russia! He will destroy He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named, the Anti-Christ.
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