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Truly a sad day as the last of my ASL kit went into moving boxes last night. I have 11 days left in Arizona before I take up residence in California at my new job. My first 30 days in the Cali will be in corporate housing so it will be almost 45 days before I get to unpack my kit again. Sigh....I'm leaving behind my two best buds and opponents and will have to start the search for new ASLers in NorthEast LA who don't mind doing a mountain of playtesting.
Over the past week or so I've been going through all of the ASL threads posted to the forums. Did you know there are more than 11,500 of them? It's really interesting to see how many threads are repeated ad nauseum over the 500+ pages of threads that are available.
One thing that stands out is the number of folks who used to be here who are no longer posting (actively) or who we have said good bye to over the years as they have moved to the great game table in the hereafter.
It does warm the heart and to this reader speaks well of the future of our hobby to see the
What exactly constitutes a friend? Everyone calls the people that they know "friends" but is that really the case? How do you differentiate a friend from an acquaintance? This is how I do it. Probably not correct, nothing new in that now is there?, but here we go:
A friend is someone who does not wait for you to call them, they call you.
Someone who just drops by, unexpectedly, to say hello and see how you're doing.
A friend is someone who no matter how mad they may be, does not stop talking to you and even though
Seems like there is a large amount of angst around the forums these days. More time and energy has been spent posting about everything other than ASL. I wonder how much we could have advanced the hobby if we'd all (myself included) been expending our energy differently?
How many New players could we have helped? AARs could have been written? Strategies and setups, ad nauseum?
One might even ask the question, Are the Gamesquad Forums even about ASL any more or have they become the adult male equivalent of Myspace?
Just some observations about how we've
This one is a work related item that I thought
I'd post here...
I don't think anyone would argue that the economy is a bit tough at the moment.
Sales teams continually advise that they are under trained and under supported.
I've made it part of my personal mission to make sure that my team and my partners are supporting sales to the fullest extent possible. To do so we've not only offered training, but we've offered to make it fun and provide some relaxation that they can partake in after the training is completed.