1078Re: [ukpbm] Time to say goodbye?
- Sep 12, 2002In message <430E6BBE8858D511B3D000508BF3951AF322D7@UK-STORE1>, Howard
Bishop <hbishop@...> writes
>>No, this service is totally free. It's no hassle to leave it running asI was very impressed with "Light at the end of the Kennel" ( a
>>such - I am just a little worried that people join, see no activity,
>>How many active amateur zines are they these days? 12-15?
>>There's certainly very little sense of community.
>>How many Dip games going? 20?
>>How's con attendances holding up (rarely been to any since the kids
>>arrived - though I am going to MidCon this year)?
>>BTW - listening to a Nick Harper CD as I type this - great stuff -
>>anyone else like him?
>I understand where you're coming from. When I first joined the hobby a
>couple of years ago, there were posts to this group almost on a daily basis.
>There seemed to be a really vibrant initiative to take PBM to the people at
>that time. I agree that unless there are regular posts, newcomers might be
>put off. We should either revisit the PBM promotion initiative or use the
>group for other things, like advertising new games or general hobby news. If
>it wasn't for this group, my zine wouldn't have survived.
>BTW. I saw Nick H when I saw Roy H last year. They both played individual
>sets and then got together to play a joint set at the end.They're back in
>Wycombe again next month. I already have my ticket! I don't have any of
>Nick's material. Anything you'd recommend?
mini-album) and "Seed" - which are the only 2 I have at present.
However, I was sufficiently impressed to order the rest of his back
catalogue from Amazon.
He's a bit like an acoustic Manic Street Preachers.
Ah, Roy Harper. Anyone remember the classic song "The Black Cloud of
Islam"? It's a wonder he hasn't been fatwa'd.
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