Go Back   English Forum Switzerland > Support > Support > Forum support
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07.05.2015, 01:00
22 yards's Avatar
Only in moderation
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Basel-Land
Posts: 6,611
Groaned at 188 Times in 147 Posts
Thanked 10,975 Times in 4,534 Posts
22 yards has a reputation beyond repute22 yards has a reputation beyond repute22 yards has a reputation beyond repute22 yards has a reputation beyond repute22 yards has a reputation beyond repute22 yards has a reputation beyond repute
Happy 10th birthday, EF!

Believe it or not, English Forum turns 10 today -- which makes us at least middle-aged in internet years!

With this post on 7 May 2005, EF sprang to life. (Nothing changes... posted in the wrong forum... ) The forum was conceived by mark, who invested countless hours (and francs) into developing this wonderful resource which today is certainly the leading meeting place for English-speakers in Switzerland.

Today it's all about celebrating this place that many of us view as the pub down the road, the water cooler for those of us who don't go to an office (or can't understand our colleagues in the office!), or even a second home. Although it's virtual, EF is also very real -- founded on and made up of real people who over the years have built and maintained a very real community here in Switzerland.


Happy birthday, EF! Take a bow!
Reply With Quote
The following 69 users would like to thank 22 yards for this useful post:
  #2  
Old 07.05.2015, 01:14
vuachère's Avatar
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Vaud
Posts: 548
Groaned at 4 Times in 3 Posts
Thanked 334 Times in 188 Posts
vuachère has earned the respect of manyvuachère has earned the respect of manyvuachère has earned the respect of many
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07.05.2015, 01:18
adrianlondon's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Basel
Posts: 8,826
Groaned at 189 Times in 172 Posts
Thanked 24,359 Times in 6,546 Posts
adrianlondon has a reputation beyond reputeadrianlondon has a reputation beyond reputeadrianlondon has a reputation beyond reputeadrianlondon has a reputation beyond reputeadrianlondon has a reputation beyond reputeadrianlondon has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

I just reported it for having a phone number and email in the post. I hope you let the OP know asap.
Reply With Quote
The following 17 users would like to thank adrianlondon for this useful post:
  #4  
Old 07.05.2015, 01:21
22 yards's Avatar
Only in moderation
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Basel-Land
Posts: 6,611
Groaned at 188 Times in 147 Posts
Thanked 10,975 Times in 4,534 Posts
22 yards has a reputation beyond repute22 yards has a reputation beyond repute22 yards has a reputation beyond repute22 yards has a reputation beyond repute22 yards has a reputation beyond repute22 yards has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

Quote:
View Post
I just reported it for having a phone number and email in the post. I hope you let the OP know asap.
I did think of deleting those elements, I really did -- but then I decided I didn't want to be *that* mod, and anyway, someone else will be along in a minute to do the deed. Yes, highly active fellow mod, I'm looking at you.
Reply With Quote
The following 4 users would like to thank 22 yards for this useful post:
  #5  
Old 07.05.2015, 01:23
lost_inbroad's Avatar
Unbridled Mod
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Town or region
Posts: 9,981
Groaned at 563 Times in 363 Posts
Thanked 12,624 Times in 5,027 Posts
lost_inbroad has a reputation beyond reputelost_inbroad has a reputation beyond reputelost_inbroad has a reputation beyond reputelost_inbroad has a reputation beyond reputelost_inbroad has a reputation beyond reputelost_inbroad has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

Quote:
View Post
I did think of deleting those elements, I really did -- but then I decided I didn't want to be *that* mod, and anyway, someone else will be along in a minute to do the deed. Yes, highly active fellow mod, I'm looking at you.
Stop Staring, you Swiss you!!!
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 07.05.2015, 01:32
22 yards's Avatar
Only in moderation
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Basel-Land
Posts: 6,611
Groaned at 188 Times in 147 Posts
Thanked 10,975 Times in 4,534 Posts
22 yards has a reputation beyond repute22 yards has a reputation beyond repute22 yards has a reputation beyond repute22 yards has a reputation beyond repute22 yards has a reputation beyond repute22 yards has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

Quote:
View Post
Stop Staring, you Swiss you!!!
Not you! But yeah, it's good to know that I have an excuse for staring at certain stareable people on the tram...
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 07.05.2015, 01:42
lost_inbroad's Avatar
Unbridled Mod
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Town or region
Posts: 9,981
Groaned at 563 Times in 363 Posts
Thanked 12,624 Times in 5,027 Posts
lost_inbroad has a reputation beyond reputelost_inbroad has a reputation beyond reputelost_inbroad has a reputation beyond reputelost_inbroad has a reputation beyond reputelost_inbroad has a reputation beyond reputelost_inbroad has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

Quote:
View Post
Not you! But yeah, it's good to know that I have an excuse for staring at certain stareable people on the tram...
Oh stop it, you're making me blush...wait, when did we ride the tram together?
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 07.05.2015, 07:35
Sky's Avatar
Sky Sky is offline
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Somewhere special far away
Posts: 3,744
Groaned at 43 Times in 29 Posts
Thanked 5,305 Times in 2,086 Posts
Sky has a reputation beyond reputeSky has a reputation beyond reputeSky has a reputation beyond reputeSky has a reputation beyond reputeSky has a reputation beyond reputeSky has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

Yes, it's very real
It is a warm and caring place with lovely people.
I've been happy here and so lucky to have found it.
Reply With Quote
The following 5 users would like to thank Sky for this useful post:
  #9  
Old 07.05.2015, 07:50
Rangatiranui's Avatar
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Baden region
Posts: 2,043
Groaned at 9 Times in 8 Posts
Thanked 2,196 Times in 989 Posts
Rangatiranui has a reputation beyond reputeRangatiranui has a reputation beyond reputeRangatiranui has a reputation beyond reputeRangatiranui has a reputation beyond reputeRangatiranui has a reputation beyond reputeRangatiranui has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

Good Morning.

Happy Birthday.

Wishing you Brown Sugar, crumpets, and decent cheap coffee.
Reply With Quote
The following 4 users would like to thank Rangatiranui for this useful post:
  #10  
Old 07.05.2015, 08:34
3Wishes's Avatar
Moderately Amused
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Bern area
Posts: 6,524
Groaned at 43 Times in 39 Posts
Thanked 9,174 Times in 4,358 Posts
3Wishes has a reputation beyond repute3Wishes has a reputation beyond repute3Wishes has a reputation beyond repute3Wishes has a reputation beyond repute3Wishes has a reputation beyond repute3Wishes has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

Quote:
View Post
I did think of deleting those elements, I really did -- but then I decided I didn't want to be *that* mod, and anyway, someone else will be along in a minute to do the deed. Yes, highly active fellow mod, I'm looking at you.
Yeah, I'm that mod. I'd hate for the OP to suddenly get harassed for what was then an innocent post just because we woke it up today to celebrate.
Reply With Quote
The following 4 users would like to thank 3Wishes for this useful post:
  #11  
Old 07.05.2015, 08:40
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: ZH
Posts: 4,447
Groaned at 55 Times in 45 Posts
Thanked 2,165 Times in 1,312 Posts
SOBEIT has a reputation beyond reputeSOBEIT has a reputation beyond reputeSOBEIT has a reputation beyond reputeSOBEIT has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

Any bonus dished out?
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 07.05.2015, 08:43
dodgyken's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Democratic Republic Kenistan
Posts: 9,840
Groaned at 340 Times in 276 Posts
Thanked 17,510 Times in 6,686 Posts
dodgyken has a reputation beyond reputedodgyken has a reputation beyond reputedodgyken has a reputation beyond reputedodgyken has a reputation beyond reputedodgyken has a reputation beyond reputedodgyken has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

As a first post it was crap. But at least things have gone downhill since then
Reply With Quote
The following 12 users would like to thank dodgyken for this useful post:
  #13  
Old 07.05.2015, 08:51
TiMow's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Fribourg
Posts: 9,310
Groaned at 292 Times in 196 Posts
Thanked 12,189 Times in 5,300 Posts
TiMow has a reputation beyond reputeTiMow has a reputation beyond reputeTiMow has a reputation beyond reputeTiMow has a reputation beyond reputeTiMow has a reputation beyond reputeTiMow has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

Grattis på födelsedagen
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 07.05.2015, 08:55
hannah'sauntie's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Baden
Posts: 4,372
Groaned at 25 Times in 23 Posts
Thanked 5,887 Times in 2,674 Posts
hannah'sauntie has a reputation beyond reputehannah'sauntie has a reputation beyond reputehannah'sauntie has a reputation beyond reputehannah'sauntie has a reputation beyond reputehannah'sauntie has a reputation beyond reputehannah'sauntie has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

Happy 10th Birthday EF!
So happy I found you and all these lovely crazy people!
Attached Thumbnails
happy-10th-birthday-ef-image.jpg  
Reply With Quote
The following 4 users would like to thank hannah'sauntie for this useful post:
  #15  
Old 07.05.2015, 09:01
jacek's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Aargau
Posts: 7,446
Groaned at 96 Times in 76 Posts
Thanked 4,827 Times in 2,766 Posts
jacek has a reputation beyond reputejacek has a reputation beyond reputejacek has a reputation beyond reputejacek has a reputation beyond reputejacek has a reputation beyond reputejacek has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

To the EF ...
Attached Thumbnails
happy-10th-birthday-ef-image.jpg  
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank jacek for this useful post:
  #16  
Old 07.05.2015, 09:11
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Zurich
Posts: 4,654
Groaned at 152 Times in 118 Posts
Thanked 9,578 Times in 3,220 Posts
k_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

The first post was an ad for an apartment.
The second post was someone looking for an apartment.
The third post was a reply on the second one commenting to use the search function.
The fourth post was a complaint about the forum police for the search function.
...
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 07.05.2015, 09:14
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: ZH
Posts: 4,447
Groaned at 55 Times in 45 Posts
Thanked 2,165 Times in 1,312 Posts
SOBEIT has a reputation beyond reputeSOBEIT has a reputation beyond reputeSOBEIT has a reputation beyond reputeSOBEIT has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

Quote:
View Post
The first post was an ad for an apartment.
The second post was someone looking for an apartment.
The third post was a reply on the second one commenting to use the search function.
The fourth post was a complaint about the forum police for the search function.
...
And the fifth deleted never to be seen again....
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 07.05.2015, 10:24
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Zurich
Posts: 224
Groaned at 71 Times in 32 Posts
Thanked 137 Times in 75 Posts
profetas is considered unworthyprofetas is considered unworthyprofetas is considered unworthyprofetas is considered unworthy
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

EF used to be good when it was under the old management. Now to much ads around
let me be careful here because my posts are being deleted we cannot criticize the new management
Reply With Quote
The following 6 users groan at profetas for this post:
  #19  
Old 07.05.2015, 10:27
mirfield's Avatar
Moddy McModface
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Basel
Posts: 8,208
Groaned at 51 Times in 45 Posts
Thanked 8,108 Times in 2,958 Posts
mirfield has a reputation beyond reputemirfield has a reputation beyond reputemirfield has a reputation beyond reputemirfield has a reputation beyond reputemirfield has a reputation beyond reputemirfield has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

Quote:
View Post
EF used to be good when it was under the old management. Now to much ads around
let me be careful here because my posts are being deleted we cannot criticize the new management
Criticize all you want, just get your facts right when you talk about dead people.
Reply With Quote
The following 12 users would like to thank mirfield for this useful post:
  #20  
Old 07.05.2015, 10:29
Belgianmum's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Was Belgium now Neuchâtel
Posts: 8,221
Groaned at 60 Times in 57 Posts
Thanked 10,241 Times in 4,924 Posts
Belgianmum has a reputation beyond reputeBelgianmum has a reputation beyond reputeBelgianmum has a reputation beyond reputeBelgianmum has a reputation beyond reputeBelgianmum has a reputation beyond reputeBelgianmum has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Happy 10th birthday, EF!

Quote:
View Post
EF used to be good when it was under the old management. Now to much ads around
let me be careful here because my posts are being deleted we cannot criticize the new management
Maybe if your post had contained accurate information it wouldn't have needed to be deleted.

Happy birthday to EF. An incredibly useful resource for English speakers in Switzerland even if you do sometimes have to wade through a load of rubbish to get to it.
Reply With Quote
The following 2 users would like to thank Belgianmum for this useful post:
Reply




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Happy birthday slammer General off-topic 0 20.08.2013 12:40
Happy Birthday J.L-P! swissotter General off-topic 28 11.06.2010 18:14
Orell Füssli (English book shop ZH) 10th Birthday celebration, Saturday 31st October grumpygrapefruit Social events 13 31.10.2009 21:21


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 01:14.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0