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Michael Bush - FIRST 10,000+ POST MEMBER!!!
« on: December 30, 2010, 10:33:17 AM »
A big thanks to Michael Bush for being the first to reach this milestone, being our FIRST member with UNIVERSAL BEE status (no benefits but a cool title) and a few others close on his tail - but thanks for such great participation and incredible help and insight you have shared.
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Re: Michael Bush - FIRST 10,000+ POST MEMBER!!!
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2010, 11:05:27 AM »
Thanks for the kudos.
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Re: Michael Bush - FIRST 10,000+ POST MEMBER!!!
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2010, 11:10:26 AM »
Ah, I see it is you by your website signature.

You da man Mike...
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Re: Michael Bush - FIRST 10,000+ POST MEMBER!!!
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2010, 12:10:52 PM »
Michael is the the beekeeper who got me on track with foundationless frames and not treating my bees. Also I moved to mediums based on his advice. Plus so many things I learned from Michael when I first started beekeeping. I have to give Michael so much credit for making me a much better beekeeper. I so much appreciate all the help I received from Michael.

Thanks Michael for being here and helping with all your advice and expertise.

Sincerely
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Re: Michael Bush - FIRST 10,000+ POST MEMBER!!!
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2010, 01:28:24 PM »
Congratulations too the 10,000 Plus status
But what you say is much more than 10,000 posts
IMHO its very well thought and written out
I like the fact that its backed by the time you put into the Bees
I read MB's page more than any other non forum page, when
I'm looking for bee,hive and related info.
 I use it as my reference Library
Thanks for sharing your knowledge

Happy New Year 

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Re: Michael Bush - FIRST 10,000+ POST MEMBER!!!
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2010, 02:22:27 PM »
I'd like to thank you for the info as well Michael...t'was from you I learned not to over think things. I'm now officially a lazy beekeeper :)

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Re: Michael Bush - FIRST 10,000+ POST MEMBER!!!
« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2010, 03:47:46 PM »
This is the first time I saw the video above - just waking up after working midnights and hearing Brendhan's introduction of Mike (with me not even having coffee yet) was kinda like chewing a mouthful of aluminum foil with a mouthful of fillings - eeeeek!

Imagine if Michael were left alone to talk - Brendhan, here's your New Years Gift   :fishhit:
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Re: Michael Bush - FIRST 10,000+ POST MEMBER!!!
« Reply #8 on: December 30, 2010, 05:26:39 PM »
Michael, I've always appreciated your point of view and your generous nature in helping others to become better bee keepers, including myself.

Happy 10,000


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Re: Michael Bush - FIRST 10,000+ POST MEMBER!!!
« Reply #9 on: December 30, 2010, 05:33:12 PM »
This is the first time I saw the video above - just waking up after working midnights and hearing Brendhan's introduction of Mike (with me not even having coffee yet) was kinda like chewing a mouthful of aluminum foil with a mouthful of fillings - eeeeek!

Imagine if Michael were left alone to talk - Brendhan, here's your New Years Gift   :fishhit:


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Re: Michael Bush - FIRST 10,000+ POST MEMBER!!!
« Reply #10 on: December 30, 2010, 06:10:04 PM »
Michael has certainly been a wealth of information for this newbee. Personally I am amazed at the patience he shows in answering the same questions over and over....(I have been spending a lot of time in the archives)...and also in giving attention to the questions of the overly enthusiastic beginners (such as myself). I don't know where his motivation for this generosity of time comes from but am grateful for it.

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Re: Michael Bush - FIRST 10,000+ POST MEMBER!!!
« Reply #11 on: December 30, 2010, 07:01:09 PM »
Michael is the the beekeeper who got me on track with foundationless frames and not treating my bees. Also I moved to mediums based on his advice. Plus so many things I learned from Michael when I first started beekeeping. I have to give Michael so much credit for making me a much better beekeeper. I so much appreciate all the help I received from Michael.

Thanks Michael for being here and helping with all your advice and expertise.

Sincerely
Annette

Exactly what Annette said.


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Re: Michael Bush - FIRST 10,000+ POST MEMBER!!!
« Reply #12 on: December 30, 2010, 07:36:41 PM »
Congats and thanks for taking the time to share your knowledge and experience.  You are an asset to the forum.

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Re: Michael Bush - FIRST 10,000+ POST MEMBER!!!
« Reply #13 on: December 30, 2010, 08:01:35 PM »
10,000 posts on just this site.   And think about how many hits his site gets.   Very good info there.

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Re: Michael Bush - FIRST 10,000+ POST MEMBER!!!
« Reply #14 on: December 30, 2010, 08:36:11 PM »

Thank You  Tony








   

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Re: Michael Bush - FIRST 10,000+ POST MEMBER!!!
« Reply #15 on: December 30, 2010, 11:33:21 PM »
I agree with all of these comments. Michael Bush has been one of most solid no nonsense Beeks on the BeeMaster forum in the short time I've been here, and I know that what he says is trustworthy info from personal experience. Congratulations and thanks for sharing your knowledge MB!!!
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« Reply #16 on: December 31, 2010, 08:34:14 PM »
Its great that Mike shares his experience with other people in helping us all become better beekeepers. I believe Mike knows that the bees need all of us to get them threw the problems they are having. Id like to thank all the mentors for their sharing of expertise with bees that help all of us help the bees.  ;)  It shows in your postings of 10,000 that you have a love for bees  congrats !!!!!!

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Re: Michael Bush - FIRST 10,000+ POST MEMBER!!!
« Reply #17 on: January 01, 2011, 05:48:45 PM »
Thank-you, Mr. Bush for taking the time to share your knowledge and experience with us new bees.  I have learned so much from reading your posts and website and I know you have save me a lot of money and heartache!

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Re: Michael Bush - FIRST 10,000+ POST MEMBER!!!
« Reply #18 on: January 02, 2011, 02:59:12 AM »
Congratulations Michael Bush

Glad you were the one to achieve this milestone.

Some may pad their count with empty posts, but you have done a great service to all of us with your pertinent info and patient assistance.

10,000! That is just phenomenal!
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Re: Michael Bush - FIRST 10,000+ POST MEMBER!!!
« Reply #19 on: January 02, 2011, 09:36:40 AM »
>This is the first time I saw the video above

First time I watched it too...
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