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Words Fail Me!

Postby Moonraker » 21 Aug 2009, 19:09

Just read and digest this page. What a legend you are, Tony. In just over five weeks you have done so much. Words fail me.
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Re: Words Fail Me!

Postby Tony Summerfield » 21 Aug 2009, 19:43

I think the appropriate words might be - 'Get a Life!' :roll:
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Re: Words Fail Me!

Postby Wolfgang » 21 Aug 2009, 20:08

Tony Summerfield wrote:I think the appropriate words might be - 'Get a Life!' :roll:

I suppose you want to get a life once you've finished it and hurry therefore - when do you think you will have managed it? ;-)
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Re: Words Fail Me!

Postby Lucky Star » 21 Aug 2009, 22:46

A life of Blyton has got to be good. :D Tony's hard work has made this website one of the best literary sites on the net.
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Re: Words Fail Me!

Postby Aurélien » 22 Aug 2009, 00:39

Hey, :) where would we be without you, Tony!

Only wish I had a big enough Blyton collection to be able to contribute the occasional review, *not mentioning scans*, but alas...... :(

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Re: Words Fail Me!

Postby Petermax » 22 Aug 2009, 00:48

Even small additions to a website take quite a bit of time. I suspect that a lot of midnight oil has been burnt. :D
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Re: Words Fail Me!

Postby hope189 » 22 Aug 2009, 08:39

I had no idea that so much was added to the site in such a short span of time till I discovered the updates page.
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Re: Words Fail Me!

Postby Tony Summerfield » 22 Aug 2009, 16:07

Wolfgang wrote:
Tony Summerfield wrote:I think the appropriate words might be - 'Get a Life!' :roll:

I suppose you want to get a life once you've finished it and hurry therefore - when do you think you will have managed it? ;-)


Still plenty more to do, Wolfgang, the task could be endless! One of the things that I would like to add is the German first editions to the Famous Five Series as I think they are attractive covers. I have one or two poor scans mostly taken from German ebay, but I need some good scans from someone. For an example I am showing Five Go Off in a Caravan.

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Perhaps you know a German collector who can help?
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Re: Words Fail Me!

Postby 70s-child » 22 Aug 2009, 17:41

Tony, words fail me too when I think of the amount of work you have put in to this beautiful website. Your committment is much appreciated. Thank you!
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Re: Words Fail Me!

Postby Wolfgang » 23 Aug 2009, 07:53

Tony Summerfield wrote: Perhaps you know a German collector who can help?


Hi Tony,
I'm sorry I don't know any collectors, but maybe the creators of the German Famous Five website can help you out. I just checked their homepage, they collect and show all kinds of covers and I saw the old covers of the first two books I checked out.

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Re: Words Fail Me!

Postby Ming » 11 Jul 2010, 10:28

I wonder who wrote this Wikipedia article? Word for word has been copied from this website - is that even allowed?
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Re: Words Fail Me!

Postby Moonraker » 12 Jul 2010, 09:19

Ming wrote:I wonder who wrote this Wikipedia article? Word for word has been copied from this website - is that even allowed?


I would imagine that it can only be good publicity, so wouldn't think we would wish to sue! I would say it was someone we know, but can assure you it wasn't me!
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