Recently dead and MIA

  • #21

    Fraser: ... there are worse things than dying.
    Ray: Yeah? Name three.
    Fraser: How about two?
    Ray: All right.
    Fraser: Living without honor, or dying without reason.

  • #22
    El_Senior wrote:

    Not all who leave are missed...in some cases their absence is a blessing in disguise.


    Now that is true.

    In Chessbee's case I think he is remembering what trysts did to one of this threads re military service. I'm not sure what he had against tonydal or orangehonda though.

  • #23

    I'd rather be viciously attacked for my beliefs from time to time than not have a laugh.

  • #24
    El_Senior wrote:

    Not all who leave are missed...in some cases their absence is a blessing in disguise.


     i second that..!

  • #25
    goldendog wrote:

    We've lost a few major contributors lately. The forums are much poorer without them.

    orangehonda--account closed c. mid February.

    trysts--account closed soon after orangehonda's was.

    theoreticalboy--account open but it's been a month since he's visited the site. My guess is that he misses trysts and may be protesting.

    OmarCayenne (tonydal)--Hasn't been on the site since February 20. Very unlike him, and I assume he's moved on but at least has left his account open and so we can still read his many contributions. Best limericks evah.

     

    I have always felt the site can do without anyone and continue on, as good as before, but I definitely have felt the quality of the forums diminished due to the loss of the above luminaries. If only for the loss of tonydal, and if only for my use of him as a canary in a coal mine: If he posted in a thread that was a good indicator that there was something worthwhile there.


     

  • #26
    Chessbee wrote:

    I am not a fan of any of them, I am glad they are gone.


    Despair O Chessbee!

    orangehonda--account closed c. mid February.

    Returned with a new account

    trysts--account closed soon after orangehonda's was.

    Returned, same account

    theoreticalboy--account open but it's been a month since he's visited the site. My guess is that he misses trysts and may be protesting.

    Returned, same account

    OmarCayenne (tonydal)--Hasn't been on the site since February 20. Very unlike him, and I assume he's moved on but at least has left his account open and so we can still read his many contributions. Best limericks evah.

    Still out of action

  • #27

    that stinks

  • #28

    It's that time of the week again to say a prayer in memory of Tonydal

  • #29

    I'm sure the worms are pausing for a chuckle between mouthfuls.

  • #30
    kyleevon wrote:
    El_Senior wrote:

    Not all who leave are missed...in some cases their absence is a blessing in disguise.


     i second that..!


    BTW, El_Senior is gone...for cheating.

    Yet he may already be amongst us in another form.

  • #31

    I'm going to leave again, Chessbee hurt my feelings...

  • #32

    Christ what a pussy--I mean, no please don't go--I mean, come back Chessbee.

  • #33

    what about the guy who had a dark side? I was told he had 3 accounts.

  • #34
    goldendog wrote:

    Christ what a pussy--I mean, no please don't go--I mean, come back Chessbee.


    Tongue out

    Your guess was half-right, by the way.

  • #35
    theoreticalboy wrote:

    Your guess was half-right, by the way.


    I'm always close to a protest, myself.

  • #36
    artfizz wrote:

    Fraser: Living without honor, or dying without reason.


    (1) "Honor" is an abstract construct.

    (2) We all will die with reason; it's genetic. If you choose to short-circuit your genetic doom, that's merely a different reason.

  • #37
    goldendog wrote:
    kyleevon wrote:
    El_Senior wrote:

    Not all who leave are missed...in some cases their absence is a blessing in disguise.


     i second that..!


    BTW, El_Senior is gone...for cheating.


    Do you suppose he knew he was speaking of himself? Cool

  • #38

    What happened to trysts?

    trysts and oinquarki were the 2 funniest people on the forums!

  • #39
    Deranged wrote:

    What happened to trysts?


    Nobody knows for sure.  We think it might be genetic.

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