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11-23-2006, 08:51 AM
Round about Thanksgiving time for my yank friends I think, so thought I'd start a thread expressing gratitude to the webmaster unsung hero of Aiki Web Mr Jun Akiyama.
Appreciate all hard work, fair regulation, minimal censorship, openness and lack of ego shown.
Please add thanks if also appreciative of this great community.
11-23-2006, 09:58 AM
I can get behind that............Thanks Jun
11-23-2006, 10:14 AM
Yes, I agree. Thank you for this place.
11-23-2006, 11:58 AM
And a Great Roll Model, as well!
11-23-2006, 12:14 PM
"roll model" - ahhhhhh
If this is reference to those lovely silent ukemi videos agree. Seems to be catching on that by the way in several countries - good example of evolution in aikido. Learnt a way to take a smooth roll form koshi nage here that I'll be stealing and taking back to the UK :-)
11-23-2006, 12:17 PM
Aikiweb is the first thing I check after my e-mail.
Does that guy, Ikeda, still work out with you?
11-23-2006, 12:44 PM
Yes, thank you Jun! You run a fine website.
I appreciate your words of thanks and for the community all of you have created around this website. Thank you all for your participation and support. Without you, this website would be a lonely place!
11-23-2006, 10:29 PM
Thank you all for your participation and support. Without you, this website would be a lonely place!
And an expensive one, I'm sure, Jun. I know you know I haven't made a contribution yet, but I'm going to soon and I want to encourage everyone who reads this to remember to thank Jun in a way he can really use!
Best to you, Jun.
Best to all and Happy Thanksgiving!
11-24-2006, 11:58 AM
I also value that Jun doesn't try to force people to pay but leaves it there as an offer (when I get a proper job back home promise will have little golden star by name :-)
Folks - Please don't let this thread fade from view - will loose last of faith in humanity...contributing membership some people can't afford, a thank you everyone can.
11-24-2006, 12:41 PM
I've made some friends and read some great info on this site. Thanks, Jun. :)
11-30-2006, 05:36 AM
Yes, I second that: Thanks a lot Jun, keep up the good work! Loving the soft ukemi, by the way!
11-30-2006, 07:01 AM
On the web and on the mat.
A true gentleman.
You will never be able to comprehend the contribution you have made to us all.
My deepest compliments and appreciation.
11-30-2006, 07:43 PM
To everyone's tribute...add mine.
Thanks for your patience, and your hard work, on this site, Jun. It really shows (quality work always does)! :cool:
12-02-2006, 11:11 PM
What a great idea for a Thanksgiving thread.
Jun, thanks for making the forum available even for non-aikidoka. There are shared training experiences, free-ranging discussion, good humor and interesting insights into human nature, open to all for perusal. This forum is a nice place to bring a cup of tea and browse for a few minutes.
12-03-2006, 08:38 PM
From the first moment I joined, you welcomed me.
Thanks for bringing together this community.
12-10-2006, 11:31 PM
Thank you for this place. Aikiweb is a beautiful thing. And is is a grate way to pass time during a boring class as well.
P.S Thanks for not throwing me off because my screen reader and spell check don't get along. or maybe i'm not smart enough to make it work yet.
anyway thank you vary much
12-11-2006, 05:55 PM
I'd like to add my name to the list of appreciative forum users, thanks Jun!
perhaps the best way to show appreciation is to (if you can) get that gold star by your name, it's very little to give for a great deal in return. :)
12-12-2006, 10:41 AM
I'd like to say thanks as well, you do a lot of really good work here.
12-15-2006, 03:05 PM
I've really appreciated all the ways I've benefited from Aikiweb and it's members.
I've gotten an incredible amount of technical advice and guidance, some serious mental advice and a connection to Aikido even though I don't train anymore.
One of the things I've really appreciated is that all I've needed was a stamp and a money order and you've accepted what I could send over my couple membership periods.
Very cool. Very easy.
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