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Re: New Web Site

Postby Katharine » 11 Feb 2014, 13:28

Thank goodness no one took any notice of such stupid comments, and carried on with producing this fantastic web-site. I'm still amazed at the wealth of information that is provided on here, all free of charge. I do have the Bibliographies, and must admit that initially I was put off a bit by the price, but now I have them, I can see why they cost that much. I'm just thankful that Tony didn't include a charge for all the time he spent researching for the books. I think they'd be going for 3 figure sums if he did!!! :D
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Re: New Web Site

Postby Jack400 » 11 Feb 2014, 16:53

Anita Bensoussane wrote: Surely even Sobres would be impressed with the site now! :)


I doubt it, Anita. Some people seem to only be happy when complaining- so much easier to do! He (?) hasn't even taken a quick look since. I loved the replies you all gave him.

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Re: New Web Site

Postby Moonraker » 11 Feb 2014, 19:30

Jack, you've taken the words out of my mouth! Of course he'd still find something to complain about. :roll:
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Re: New Web Site

Postby John Pickup » 11 Feb 2014, 20:09

Since I've joined the forums and the society this website has been invaluable. The forums alone can provide hours of entertainment and the cave of books is surely the most comprehensive guide to Enid's works anywhere. I only wish I had discovered it years ago. Praise to everyone who has had a hand in such a marvellous site. Long may it reign.
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Re: New Web Site

Postby deepeabee » 11 Feb 2014, 21:40

I just read this for the first time, not being one of the early members. I must say that I think you all do a sterling job and the site is fantastic. It must be a case of from little acorns big trees grow!


Thank you for a wonderful and informative site...with the benefit of fun, games and chat with other Blyton fans... 8)
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Re: New Web Site

Postby pete9012S » 12 Feb 2014, 12:38

Perhaps Sobres deafening silence since 2005 is his way of acknowledging that this web site finally meets and exceed his expectations...
I do hope so.It would be a shame if all the man hours,blood sweat and tears and admin that have gone in to making this the best web site in the world was unappreciated by our early and most honest critic.

This site is a labour of love.In my opinion,far better than any 'official' site ever would or could be.
When things are done out of love and genuine appreciation they often far excel the results produced through business and pounds shillings and pence.

Another site I frequent is run like this one and again it is far better than the so called 'official site' even though the resources available to the official site owners run into the millions and millions.
Perhaps this is because the fans know what they want and give the followers the things the 'official' set up can never provide.
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Re: New Web Site

Postby Tony Summerfield » 12 Feb 2014, 13:35

This has always been recognised as the Official Enid Blyton website, Pete, initially by Chorion and now by Hodders, the current copyright holders. I have just been speaking to Jon Appleton, who looks after Enid Blyton at Hodders, and he uses the website for reference all the time, one of the reasons why I am able to put as much as I do into the Cave.
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Re: New Web Site

Postby Julie2owlsdene » 12 Feb 2014, 13:39

Yes, I'm glad I too found this webiste. The internet was fairly new to me back in 2007, and I didn't surf the net like many do these days. I've made many friends from this website and being a member of the Society, and it's nice that we all have something in common. :)

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Re: New Web Site

Postby pete9012S » 12 Feb 2014, 14:27

Tony Summerfield wrote:This has always been recognised as the Official Enid Blyton website..


Well in that case Tony I hope you are being extremely well remunerated for running and providing it! :D
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