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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-15-2012, 12:26 PM Thread Starter
 
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Talk Parrots Has a New Owner

Hi everyone. Today is a bittersweet day for me as I announce that I have transferred ownership of the forums to a company called Vertical Scope Inc. As you all have probably noticed, Iíve been MIA quite a lot over the past year or so. Since I graduated college and began working full-time, the priorities in my life have shifted and unfortunately I do not have the time to dedicate to the forums as I once had.

So while I am sad to be saying goodbye, there is some good news in all of this.

First of all, I will be sticking around as admin at least temporarily to help make the transition easier for the members, the staff, and the new owner. Second, the new owners have a lot of experience in running pet-related forums so I know the forums will be in good and capable hands.

With that being said, let me introduce you to Yung. He will be the new admin here and working with our moderators on a daily basis. We anticipate he will take on a technical role similar to my role over the years but he will be on hand to handle whatever inquiries you have related to the site.

He wants to make this transition as easy for all of us as possible and has told me it will not be his way or the highway. The staff has been encouraged to stay on, so if they choose to do so, you will not be seeing outsiders running around taking over the forums. Aside from having a new admin, things should carry on as they always have. All the things we love about the forums should remain intact.

The best part of all of this is that there will now be a dedicated team of technicians who will monitor and ensure that our site will remain running smoothly 24/7. We can never predict tech related problems, but at the very least, there will now be people to respond to them in a timely manner.

So with that, I want to thank all our members and staff past and present for the support and memories you provided me over the years. I started all my forums as a small hobby years ago, and as a whole they have exploded with growth I never dreamed of achieving! That is all thanks to your passion and dedication. The real-life friendships that I see on Facebook and Twitter as a result of these forums still amaze me.

I believe there is a bright future for all of our forums and I look forward to watching them all grow even after Iím no longer an admin.

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please let us know!

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Hello everyone,

Just wanted to drop in and say hello. I hope over time, I'll get to meet most of you and/or interact with you. Right now, our main concern is to make everything here business as usual and have this transition be as smooth as possible!
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HI!

I got scared thinking Talk parrots was ending!

Sad to see you go Dave
Wonderful forum you created!


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Gave me a proper scare too! We will miss you Dave!

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Thanks for all your hard work and dedication to the forums over the years Dave


And Yung, welcome to the forum



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Don't worry. The forums are staying open and will be in capable hands.

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Good Luck Dave.

Welcome Yung.
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Good luck Dave. Still glad you're sticking around! And welcome Yung, happy to be working with you

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Awww well I started on the talk budgies site in '07 I think it was and you've helped so many people by starting these forums Dave. Sad to see you go but Welcome Yung glad to have you!

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Good luck to both of you guys!

I haven't been around long enough to notice any real tec' issues (although lately I can't upload my files even when they comply with all the requirements? I'm having to link them ) but it's good to know the place is in good hands and I hope it gets as active as TB and TC

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tc and good luck Dave and Hiiii Yung

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Good luck to you Dave.

Welcome to the froum Yung.
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Hi everyone,

Thank you again for your welcomes. We made it through the weekend.
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