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PostPosted: May 16, 2012 09:05    Post subject: A "REAL NAME" for FMF! ;-)  

The name of the acronym FMF was never a "real" name (see: Forum's name), so John, Peter and I decided that it is the time to baptize this Forum with a "real name" and we decided to use:

Friends of Minerals Forum

This name it is already visible in the Index page as well as in all routings for searchers, so welcome to:

FMF - Friends of Minerals Forum, discussion and message board
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Congratulations to everybody, finally you know where you are! ;-) ;-)

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PostPosted: May 16, 2012 11:35    Post subject: Re: A "REAL NAME" for FMF! ;-)  

Nice, I want a t-shirt with one of those painted fluorites and the logo "Friends of Minerals Forum" on top!! ;-)

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PostPosted: May 16, 2012 12:57    Post subject: Re: A "REAL NAME" for FMF! ;-)  

Indeed i never thought about what "FMF" could mean. I saw a lot of nice and funny meanings in the old thread, but Friends of Minerals Forum is really a good choice!

P.S. I want a shirt, too ;-)
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PostPosted: May 16, 2012 14:37    Post subject: Re: A "REAL NAME" for FMF! ;-)  

Sounds good!
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PostPosted: May 17, 2012 07:46    Post subject: Re: A "REAL NAME" for FMF! ;-)  

Hi to everybody!
Yes, it sounds very nice! Or, it might also be the contrary: FORUM of MINERAL FRIENDS! And, by curiosity, what is the Spanish name of this acronym?
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PostPosted: May 17, 2012 08:08    Post subject: Re: A "REAL NAME" for FMF! ;-)  

Riccardo Modanesi wrote:
Yes, it sounds very nice! Or, it might also be the contrary: FORUM of MINERAL FRIENDS!

Well, my Master John S. White said: "Friends of Minerals Forum" and as everybody knows, his thoughts are like orders for me! ;-)

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And, by curiosity, what is the Spanish name of this acronym?

Not name in Spanish language yet, we are working on it... ;-)
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PostPosted: May 17, 2012 08:41    Post subject: Re: A "REAL NAME" for FMF! ;-)  

I always thought the first "F" stood for Fabre ...
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PostPosted: May 18, 2012 03:55    Post subject: Re: A "REAL NAME" for FMF! ;-)  

HI!
Nice joke Tobias! Hahahahaha!!!!
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PostPosted: May 18, 2012 04:55    Post subject: Re: A "REAL NAME" for FMF! ;-)  

I actually thought the same as Tobias, since there is a text area, the first four words are: I created this forum. And the name under the text is Jordi Fabre, so...?

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PostPosted: May 18, 2012 05:12    Post subject: Re: A "REAL NAME" for FMF! ;-)  

Maxilos wrote:
I actually thought the same as Tobias, since there is a text area, the first four words are: I created this forum. And the name under the text is Jordi Fabre, so...?

Correct, I "created this forum", but with the intention that was not My Forum, but the Everybody's Forum! ;-)
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PostPosted: May 18, 2012 05:23    Post subject: Re: A "REAL NAME" for FMF! ;-)  

Great, well done Jordi!
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PostPosted: May 18, 2012 06:14    Post subject: Re: A "REAL NAME" for FMF! ;-)  

Jordi Fabre wrote:
Correct, I "created this forum", but with the intention that was not My Forum, but the Everybody's Forum! ;-)

Ok, from now an we shall be known as EMF ;-)
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PostPosted: Jun 16, 2012 14:34    Post subject: Re: A "REAL NAME" for FMF! ;-)  

All this time too I thought FMF meant Fabre Mineral Forums
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