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A request... - Jack Ellison's Blog

About Jack Ellison
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Jack Ellison is a retired graphic designer whose interests and hobbies have varied greatly over the years.

At different times in his life...
• he has designed and marketed board games
• played banjo in a successful folk group
• drawn approximately 1,200 portraits of famous people including 5 U.S. Presidents and had them autographed through the mail
• has played chess worldwide over the internet (usually 30 to 40 games simultaneously)
• is currently the layout artist and publisher of a quarterly 40-page community magazine
• now an enthusiastic and aspiring poet


A request...

Blog Posted:10/10/2012 10:06:00 AM
Love all the changes that have recently been made to the Soup! Kudos!
However, may I make one suggestion.
After viewing "My Poems" page, most of the time I would like to go directly to "My Comments InBox" but it takes me to "My Soup Mail" page first.
I would appreciate it if these two were reversed therefore eliminating the extra click.
Many thanks, people, for a great site!
Cheers, Jack

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Date: 2/11/2016 9:23:00 PM
Designed and marketed board games? You are quite the diverse character, my friend. Course it's to be expected with your bubbly personality. I've once made a board game ... though I've never attempted trying to sell it!
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Jack Ellison
Date: 2/12/2016 7:21:00 AM
Ya... that was in the days of board games! Today, hmmm, forget it!
Date: 10/17/2012 5:08:00 AM
Jack, I am unable to respond to your soupmail-Error message comes up and my reply not able to reach you . I will delete and can you send me another soup mail? Sue
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Date: 10/15/2012 2:51:00 PM
Jack, You and me both Graphic designers? Can't believe it-or I guess I can!
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Jack Ellison
Date: 10/16/2012 8:51:00 PM
Okay this is getting spookier by the minute! Ended up as a freelancer for about 30 years under the name Ellison Graphics Inc. Most of those years, I worked with a couple of different design houses on a retainer type basis... the best of both worlds! (cont'd)
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Jack Ellison
Date: 10/16/2012 8:51:00 PM
Sadly I had to retire when the last studio I worked with was bought out and I was out. I was 75 so I guess it was time! Tell me your story... hugs, and much love, Jack
Date: 10/10/2012 3:08:00 PM
Oh boy hmmm LOL we'll see aye? XXOO
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Date: 10/10/2012 2:21:00 PM
I feel the same. Anyway, if you read my blog I did last week on this topic, you can find an easier way to get quickly back to your comments by using your right click on the mouse.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 10/10/2012 11:28:00 PM
dang, that 's too bad!!
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Jack Ellison
Date: 10/10/2012 2:26:00 PM
I'm a Mac user and us guys don't have a "right click" button on the Apple mouse. Maybe there's another way... I'll keep searching! Thanks Andrea!
Date: 10/10/2012 1:23:00 PM
PS. to get messages to Team Poetry go to the Contact US at the bottom of the page. They don't always read the blogs... they told me.
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Jack Ellison
Date: 10/10/2012 2:18:00 PM
Wanted to see what kind of reaction from other members before sending it to Team Poetry. Thanks dear friend... Jack
Date: 10/10/2012 1:20:00 PM
Hey! Jack! You got a membership with Blog ability and every thing... So Cool! Your bio is very interesting... so many don't have any. Mine would be boring. A tremendous picture of you by the way! What! No birthdate? Shame on you. I hope to be able to read more of your blogs. Will you be putting on contests, too? your friend. Carol
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Jack Ellison
Date: 10/10/2012 2:16:00 PM
I'm a very young 77! LOL And you? or is it not nice to ask a lady her age? You can always lie! I'm the publishers of our quarterly newsletter and one of the features is to interview a neighbour and ask them to tell their life story. Their immediate reaction is the same as yours... my life is not very interesting! Everyone's life is interesting! (to be continued)
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Jack Ellison
Date: 10/10/2012 2:16:00 PM
Not thinking of putting on any contests... maybe some time down the road! I enjoy our little chit chat so much... hugs, Jack
Date: 10/10/2012 1:00:00 PM
It's just one click!!! : )
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Jack Ellison
Date: 10/10/2012 1:20:00 PM
One click too many! It's making me and pd crazy! LOL
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Poet Destroyer A
Date: 10/10/2012 1:07:00 PM
Date: 10/10/2012 12:45:00 PM
Why when I want to make comment on New poems by New poets can I not get back with out clicking the formentioned tab.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 10/10/2012 2:20:00 PM
Michael, you should scroll down to my last blog. It's all explained how you can do it without clicking so much.
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Jack Ellison
Date: 10/10/2012 12:51:00 PM
Yes, something else... going back sometimes doesn't take you back to the previous page!
Date: 10/10/2012 12:10:00 PM
I check my mailo (hopefully) every day. I do nor care where the tab is, as I use both.
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Jack Ellison
Date: 10/10/2012 12:41:00 PM
Just means an extra click for me. Very seldom use Soup mail
Date: 10/10/2012 11:55:00 AM
Jack, I agree with you, all this clicking makes me not want to click any more.. Anyways~ no one understands, all they know how to do is follow.. xox~pd
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Jack Ellison
Date: 10/10/2012 12:44:00 PM
There's enough clicking... don't need extra! Hugs, Jack
Date: 10/10/2012 11:21:00 AM
I agree with you I rarely check my mail. We premium members should get a little more consideration on this.
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Jack Ellison
Date: 10/10/2012 12:49:00 PM
Oops the last was meant for Suzette! Sorry!
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Jack Ellison
Date: 10/10/2012 12:46:00 PM
If they were reversed, I don't think the newbies would miss the mail. Hugs and happy thoughts, Jack
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Jack Ellison
Date: 10/10/2012 11:35:00 AM
Thems are my sentiments even though I've only been a Souper for a couple of months! Cheers
Date: 10/10/2012 10:13:00 AM
Hallo, Jack. It took me a while to get used to it as well. However, I am in agreement with soup. Not many new comers know to check their soup mail regularly. This way, one will see the inbox for the soup mail first. Love, Su
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Jack Ellison
Date: 10/10/2012 12:48:00 PM
If they were reversed, I don't think the newbies would miss the mail. Hugs and happy thoughts, Jack

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