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I thought it would be interesting to see who checks in from time to time to the forum, even if they are lurking in the shadows. Stop by- Say Hi and check in with your name and where you are located:

Mark Bartlett - Sarasota, Florida

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Hey Mark, I try to check the forums several times a week when I have the opportunity.

Chase - Currently Northerneastern Indiana 

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Hi, check in a couple times a week. The forums aren't as active as they were before.

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I don't check in as often as I used to.  Probably about as often as Daniel does now.

I used to check in daily, and multiple times a day (especially when I had active submissions), but things have definitely changed on the forums.  Not as much camaraderie as there used to be.  Not certain that it will ever be that way again.  None-the-less, EN still presents viable opportunities.  -----Southern Wisconsin

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I try to check in several times a week. Unfortunately it has gotten pretty quiet here. 

Currently reside about an hour away from Seattle.

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Hi all. I check in on average once or twice a day. Northern Michigan.

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I still check in frequently. But,with other matters demanding almost all of my time I'm, sadly, not as active as I once was and still wish to be.

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i check in a few times a week. I always look forward to the blog and new posts. I'm from the Bay Area, California.

Best of luck to Everyone!

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Just starting out here on EN and still exploring. I check in about twice a week while trying to come up with neat ideas in the meanwhile. 

I am based in Singapore. Good luck to all of you!

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Im still lurking in the shadows Mark! Lol. Try to check in a couple of times a week :)

Sheboygan Falls, WI.

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Hey guys!

The EN team is here in Charlotte and checking in hourly during the day (and sometimes over the weekend).

Derrick, to your point, if there is something additional you'd like to see within the forums either via content or otherwise, we're always open to feedback and suggestions. 

ALL are encouraged to participate and share with each other and the EN team is here with updates on all active searches.

Thank you!

Chase Fisher
Derrick James
Mark Bartlett
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At least twice a week.

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chicagoinventor's Avatarg8_badge

The forums aren't what they used to be, for two reasons I think. A couple of our most active members left EN and forums in general have been declining for a long time on the internet. 

Ultimately, this place is about getting your inventions seen by decision makers and that is still happening.

Mary Kisko
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Kristina Poindexter
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I check in usually on Thursdays only... used to be daily or more.  I'm in Houston.

Where are you located, Paul, Daniel and Mr. Bill?

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My check-ins have been pretty rare the past several months.  It's probably been at least a few weeks since last time.  And taking time to delve in and comment is even rarer.  More than anything, it's due to other things in my life taking precedence for the time being, along with a definite downturn in my creativity and interest.  I expect in time an upturn will come along, and I'll be jumping in more frequently again.  I also had to drop out of being an Insider several months back (along with other cash-draining non-necessities), and I suspect that had a negative impact on my participation -- I do miss Room 5.  In the meantime,  I'm hanging out here in Eugene, Oregon. 

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Hi Joe, 

Thank you for checking in and we hope to have you actively back soon!

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Just checking in to see if you are checking in...........Thanks to all that stepped out of the shadows. Now the rest of you.....................

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I check in weekly or bi-weekly! The forums have changed a bit and of course, I do miss the original gang. I also wish EN would go on the road again and review new ideas. This business approach may not have been feasible for EN, but they were very fun and exciting times for the EN members. I believe EN took more chances years ago with members ideas and really helped bring members products to market. When was the last idea presented on a napkin brought to market by EN? Eggies was literally an idea on a napkin thought up by the inventor Betsy Kaufman. That was Every Day Edison helping the average person bring an idea from a napkin to a successful product. "American Dream" The Everyday Edison challenges to me, seemed more of a joint venture between the inventor and Every Day Edison. It is my hope that EN in the future could still invest in a few napkin ideas sort of speak!

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Hi Mary and thank you for your feedback. 

We are looking into some new opportunities where the EN team would exist beyond the four walls of 520 Elliot. We'll keep everyone posted here. 

As far as our review of ideas that are just "ideas on a napkin," that has not changed - we review idea concepts submitted in various forms of completion. 

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Look into the forums everyday, mostly looking for news from EN about searches current or future. Admittedly I am new to forums, spending a whole lot of my time with new ideas and family. When exciting stuff happens like Robert getting in CVS the forum was fun to watch. I hope that things are about to explode for EN and forum stuff will take care of itself. In the mean time back to my newest idea here in rainy Pittsburgh!

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It's going to be tough to beat the NASA Search thread...THAT was a lot of fun and everyone was cheering everyone else on. 

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I am just now finding this forum and loving all the old threads. I check in everyday from Conway,SC 

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I check in two to three times a week. Especially on Thursday for Room 5.  Check to see if anything is pertanent to post on and if there are any new searches. Forums not like they used to be, for sure., New searches are far and few. Live  in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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william ! so happy to see you out there. it has been a long time since we met at the chicago houseware show. derrick - we never did hook up. beloit was mid point i believe ?

way back when, greg bruce, mezrobian and i were working up a proposal to edison nation for an edison nation cruise. daily workshops and lectures. some of cost deferred by sponsers that would be showcasing their wares during the cruise. that would be a great networking opportunity for all. we lost momentum on that one.

it has been quite some time since i have checked in. change of job (the one that pays the bills) is a big part of it. i just lost steam. and, as others mentioned, the forums are not what they used to be. i do miss being out here and at the same time, wonder how i had the time to be as active as i was.

my partner on team kez dropped out shortly after our deal at the houseware show bottomed out and that did nothing but slow my momentum as well.

i wish you all the best of luck. if i had something i thought viable, i would pitch it in but, alas, i am tapped out.

there used to be a way to get email pings on forum thread updates. maybe another reason i dropped off. i have not looked today but, some time ago that option disappeared. if it still exists, i would appreciate a - "hey dopey, do this to get that" sort of note.

best regards,

Lb

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rpontius's Avatarg8_badge

Larry:

I think you want "subscribe to updates on this topic" (which is now in the floating footer):

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obi1adobe's Avatarg8_badge

thanks robert ! that's why you have a zillion points under your g8 and i don't.

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Larry:

Actually, I have accumulated those points because it probably took me 5 times as many attempts as you before I got my G8!

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It's been years since I check in. G7 were great until I kept getting stuck there. EN is different now. It was fun with the old gang then it seems to just lose steam. I love it when EN did the TV show it gave inventors hope, then it just died off. I began concentrating on my writing story development. Had a few ideas but never enter. I guess like most I got drain out :( but will enter one or two soon.

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Present Mark, Hope you and the others are well.

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Actually Larry.  Halfway between where you live, and where I live, would be closest to Sycamore IL.  I'd be up for meeting up sometime this summer.

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derrick - well sycamore is just a hop, skip and away. let's do it ! hit me up with some possible dates when you can get to it.

cheers !

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Michael Elder here. I am new but very happy to have found this wonderful website. I am finally around people like me. I am from Peachtree City, Georgia.

Cheers,

Michael

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Welcome aboard, Jamie Don!

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