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paul wheaton
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It has been two years since I have promoted anybody to sheriff. Mostly because I'm a lazy bastard.

And the reason for the promotion was the same as it usually is: somebody is doing a huge amount of work and the site suffers because this person is seriously limited by NOT having full admin access. And it takes me a while to figure out that the error is mine: "Oh! I thought they already had sheriff access."

By the artificial superpowers granted me by this rather excellent cup of coffee, I hereby promote these two to the rank of sheriff:



Jaikiran Pai

Rob Spoor



You two need to go and update the staff page.



One other thing. A while back I came up with a ranking of "Marshal" to represent the people that seem, to me, to be the most active sheriffs at the moment. These are the people I turn to the most for the day to day operations of all this ranchy stuff. There are always five marshals and one marshal commander. There is no doubt that I harass Andrew the most, so it is great that he is the marshal commander. Then Jeanne. And the third person I turn to the most often clearly needs to be promoted to marshal.

I send email to this guy so often, that I can speed type his unique (to me) name without making errors anymore - or needing to look it up, copy and paste it from somewhere else.

So for the first time ever on CodeRanch/JavaRanch, a person gets two promotions in one day. I bestow the rank of MARSHAL to



Jaikiran Pai



(did somebody say "pie"?)


Congratulations fellas.




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Henry Wong
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Congrats. And definitely fantastic picks by Paul (and the pie that inspired it ... ).

Henry


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John Jai
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Joined: May 31, 2011
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Congratulations
Seetharaman Venkatasamy
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Joined: Jan 28, 2008
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Congratulations
Rob Spoor
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Joined: Oct 27, 2005
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Thanks a lot!


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Jeanne Boyarsky
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Cool, congrats!


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Andrew Monkhouse
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Excellent picks!


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Jaikiran Pai
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Joined: Jul 20, 2005
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Thanks everyone!

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Darryl Burke
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Joined: May 03, 2008
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Congratulations, Jaikiran and Rob!


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Campbell Ritchie
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Joined: Oct 13, 2005
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Congratulations. Two good people.
Greg Charles
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Joined: Oct 01, 2001
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Good choices! Both have been very helpful to me over the years. Congratulations Jaikiran and Rob!
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Congrats guys.
Maneesh Godbole
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Joined: Jul 26, 2007
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Congratulations!!!
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Rob Spoor
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Joined: Oct 27, 2005
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The end of August. You're all not invited
Jesper de Jong
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Joined: Aug 16, 2005
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Congratulations!


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Steve Fahlbusch
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Congratulations --- very well deserved.

-steve
 
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