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Hi! Remember me? I'm Senior Executive Ningmaster Tom. I'm supposed to be running this site. :D

In reality, I've been missing in action for a long time. I have hardly done anything ning-related in months, apart from occasionally banning a spammer, or responding to an e-mail. (And changing the banner. :þ)

But I should've been doing so. much. more. :|
(Including, but not limited to, essential tasks like selecting new Ningmasters. I do apologise to everyone who applied for that.)

Others have been slacking as well at times, but I cannot blame the people reporting to me for slacking in my absence.

Now I wish I could say I had a good excuse like a ton of school work, or getting hit by a car again. But frankly, I can't.
I mean, everyone has their problems, but I doubt my problems are any larger than yours.

I've let you down.
I've let my Ningmasters down.
For that, I owe you all a sincere apology.

But I can't keep going on this way. Something needs to change. Sure, I could make new year's resolutions, vow to be more involved with what's going on on the Ning. But chances are that I'd be back to neglecting my duties in a matter of months.

Now things will change; we'll be moving to a new website soon. That would probably result in an even larger workload and, knowing myself, I'm quite sure I wouldn't (be able to) keep up with it. Which is why that seems like a good opportunity for me to take a step back.



I've had a long run. In fact, tomorrow marks my fourth anniversary on this website. I was one of the first ten people to join. In February it'll have been three years since I was appointed as Ningmaster, and it's already been over two years since I became Senior Executive Ningmaster. I guess the time has come for me to try something a little different.

Now, just to be clear; I won't be leaving. I'll merely be handing over some responsibilities, and renew my efforts for the ones I am keeping. Exactly what I will be doing and won't be doing anymore isn't exactly set in stone yet, but I will probably handle public relations, so if you have a problem or a question, I'll try to help you out. :)



That's all from me for now. Hope you had happy holidays, and I wish all of you the best for 2012.

And as always,

Best wishes!

—Ningmaster Tom

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Tags: Apology, epically, failing

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Comment by FeeFee0 on July 3, 2012 at 12:25am

Thank you for all you do Ningmaster!

Comment by Dave Johnson on December 30, 2011 at 5:48am

haha not getting hit with a car again... lol, oh Tom you are funny! I am sure no one will hold it against you, everyone needs a break now and then, this may be the break you have been waiting for, only time will tell.

DFTBA!

Dave.

Comment by Lothian Tam ~ Admin ~ on December 29, 2011 at 8:35pm

Well, I'd say by wishing you had the excuse of getting knocked by a car again, is a clear sign of needing a break. No need for apologies, forcing yourself into something just makes ya come to resent it later on, and that's the last thing you want to happen. 

All the best!

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