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PostSubject: What happened to Brightmoon.org?   Wed Feb 22, 2012 3:43 pm

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Does anyone know why their threads disappeared all at once? It looks like the entire site is down for maintenance possibly, but before that I notice all the threads went away. There were some good comments in there, too. It's a shame to lose them.

I found the site interesting (the part that's visible to non-members anyway); hope they haven't pulled the plug for good.
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PostSubject: Re: What happened to Brightmoon.org?   Sun May 06, 2012 3:13 pm

I joined Bright Moon, but I have to admit that the conversations were not very interesting. It seems that the most interesting conversations are cut and pasted from the OBC Facebook group. Bright Moon is hoping that some of the conversations will switch from Facebood to their site, but that sort of shift is difficult to make. It would be a shame if conversations continue to be tepid as it is a beautifully constructed site that obviously had a lot of work put into it.

I'm curious to know how one goes about joining the Facebook group. I actually joined Facebook myself yesterday, somewhat reluctantly, as I am somewhat suspicious of social media sites, considering their apalling record at privacy. So far I have nothing on my profile but my name.
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PostSubject: Re: What happened to Brightmoon.org?   Sun May 06, 2012 5:08 pm

Henry wrote:
I'm curious to know how one goes about joining the Facebook group. I actually joined Facebook myself yesterday, somewhat reluctantly, as I am somewhat suspicious of social media sites, considering their appalling record at privacy. So far I have nothing on my profile but my name.

I joined it, but I'm not remembering exactly how. Have you visited the group? There should be an option to put in a request to join somewhere. You could also PM Mia here - she would be able to give you clear instructions.

Regarding Facebook, when you have a chance check your profile privacy settings and lock them down - most of it is pretty obvious.
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PostSubject: Re: What happened to Brightmoon.org?   Tue May 08, 2012 5:09 am

Henry wrote:
It would be a shame if conversations continue to be tepid as it is a beautifully constructed site
That's why we need you Henry. We're not used to talking in this contemplative tradition...

Henry wrote:
I'm curious to know how one goes about joining the Facebook group.
There are two ways,
1) If you have a facebook friend who's a member, he/she can use the 'add' window on the top right of their group window.
2) You can click 'join' on www.facebook.com/contemplatives, and the admin (me) will ok it as soon as I see it.
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PostSubject: Re: What happened to Brightmoon.org?   Tue May 08, 2012 2:42 pm

I had a lugubrious polish friend who often when asked how he was wouldn't reply' 'fine' but 'middling' instead. If you enquired further what he meant by middling he would reply, 'worse than yesterday, ..but better than tomorrow'.

Honesty doesn't always work!
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PostSubject: Re: What happened to Brightmoon.org?   Tue May 08, 2012 4:04 pm

A message for Mark Strathern

Thank you for buying Throssel Hole.

I just spent a weekend there and had such a refreshing time.You made that possible through your generosity.

Thank you Mark.

Ikuko
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PostSubject: Re: What happened to Brightmoon.org?   Tue May 08, 2012 7:23 pm

Ikuko - Thank you. But it was 40 years ago when when I left and the OBC aquired it i their own name; so everything you find there now is really down to those who have built it up since then.
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PostSubject: Re: What happened to Brightmoon.org?   Wed May 16, 2012 4:09 pm

(Please note that Bright Moon's letter of invitation to OBC Connect members and readers, posted on this thread earlier today, has been moved to a thread of its own for greater visibility, in this same forum.)
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PostSubject: Re: What happened to Brightmoon.org?   Tue Oct 08, 2013 7:23 pm

I was wondering how things are going with Bright Moon these days -  is it still active?
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PostSubject: Re: What happened to Brightmoon.org?   Wed Oct 09, 2013 4:58 pm

Hi Lise,

Bright Moon is in the process of being updated to a new software version.   It will be re-released in the coming weeks.   We have recruited a larger and more representative group of Admins, and we've been actively talking over the last few months about different ways to make the site more relevant to lay OBC practitioners.   Not gone, just sleeping for a bit.

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PostSubject: Re: What happened to Brightmoon.org?   Wed Oct 09, 2013 5:55 pm

Hi Rob, thanks for that, it sounds like an interesting re-boot.  Look forward to hearing more -
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