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#31 Celina

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    Posted 10 July 2008 - 12:41 PM

    Me too. I always wondered how it all started. I know since I joined even in the last 6 months there have been a TON of new members.

    Tammy - you are a saint. This forum has been a godsend to so many people. From the bottom of my heart I thank you!
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    #32 DanielleNDerek

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      Posted 10 July 2008 - 01:11 PM

      I'm really thankful for this forum. My only regret is that i didn't find it sooner. It's saved me from many hissy fits.
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      #33 TammyWright


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      Posted 13 July 2008 - 12:17 AM

      i answered below

      Originally Posted by Infinity22
      I have a few questions of my own regarding the boards history. Tammy (or any other moderator), can you tell me what software the forum started out using and what purchases have you made since then? the forum currently runs on vbulletin but started out as a mxboard forum when it was just cabo...when i changed the software to vbulleting some of the original members made a stink but i think in the long run this software was a better choice

      Also, does anyone know many men we have within this community? we have had about a dozen grooms on the forum...more than you think because they do not always "out" themselves as being the groom

      I'd also like to take this opportunity to thank Tammy Wright for creating this great community! It's a lot different from the other forum boards I've been involved with. Maybe one of the reasons for that is that it's full of sweet understand women who don't jump on you the first chance they get like a lot of men would! This stress free and inviting environment saved me a ton of time with resort referrals, photographer referrals, and personal member testimonies. I really don't know what I would have done without it! awww...thanks...i've always said it was the members that make this palce so great and our awesome mod squad...i just run the technical stuff (well more like i tell my husband what i need done)

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      #34 LCBride2007


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        Posted 15 July 2008 - 01:17 PM

        Originally Posted by Sarah
        You're welcome! I think it's a pretty nice place too. That's why us mods are such sticklers for the rules :)
        Well said, Sarah! It's hard work keeping this forum free of spam and anoying vendors, while also allowing vendors to participate. Good work, ladies!

        Originally Posted by TA Lindsay
        I was almost one of the first Las Caletas Brides (I can't remember - I know there was Alli and Maura before me, but I think I was almost one of the first! - Ann would know better!)
        I'm sure you were one of the originals. I was the first Caletas bride, and the first Puerto Vallarta bride, with Amy right there with me. It was just a bunch of crazy Cabo brides when I found this forum!

        I also wanted to point out that Tammy (host) runs this forum with money out of her own pocket. It has gotten so big, she's had to upgrade several times, and pay for more technical support. YAY for Tammy!

        #35 Infinity22

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          Posted 15 July 2008 - 01:26 PM

          Originally Posted by AnnR
          I also wanted to point out that Tammy (host) runs this forum with money out of her own pocket. It has gotten so big, she's had to upgrade several times, and pay for more technical support. YAY for Tammy!
          In reference to Ann pointing this out, do you think investing in this forum has been a financial investment for you?

          #36 NABUMBAH

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            Posted 18 July 2008 - 04:20 PM

            I was on the original forum! I seldom make it on here now... but I was an active planner back in the day.

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