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Forum topic by SCOTSMAN posted 02-01-2016 11:57 PM 528 views 0 times favorited 14 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-01-2016 11:57 PM

Hey Guys I will hopefully be back with you soon .I am not sure if anyone noticed but I have been away for a few months on all sites I am on not (two in total LOL) just here and a metal working machinists site I will explain all soon as I can on top of everything else I have been without the internet since Dec 18th.I have had eight engineers out all saying they don’t have authorization to fix what was wrong they turned up to fix the telephone for the first three weeks even though I told them again and again it was an internet fault. I have been in hospital about three times. and they discovered I am going deaf ,so this Wednesday I should be fitted with both of my new deaf aids. what next as usual LOL Brotherly Love to all you guys and feel good to have broken the ice this is a short one will be in touch more soon. Alistair ps still waiting for my biopsy the surgeons receptionist promises to write or telephone with a date again and again but so far despite about 3 or 4 promises nothing. Your Pal Big Al Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#1 posted 02-02-2016 12:06 AM

Welcome back, Alistar! Of course, you have been missed, silly goose. This getting old stuff ain’t for sissies, is it? Glad to see you posting again. Looking forward to hearing the tell.

-- God bless, Candy

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#2 posted 02-02-2016 12:47 AM

Glad to see you “back on the air” Alistair. Hope you’ll be able to get back to making some sawdust again soon.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#3 posted 02-02-2016 12:47 AM

HI ALISTAIR ! (in case you can’t hear me yet)

seems there things are happening
much the same as here

at the speed of life

hoping things are good this winter
for you and bronwen
and your loved ones

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 02-02-2016 01:13 AM

Good to hear from you Alistair, we most definitely didn’t forget about you, in fact your last post from 2015 was revived a couple of times to see if we could make you post an update but you obviously did not have access to the internet to know that.
Hope you’ll be back with us soon and in good health.

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#5 posted 02-02-2016 04:55 AM

Good to see you again Alistair!

We’ve been praying for you!

You can do it… Beat it!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#6 posted 02-02-2016 07:50 AM

Alistair, I remember.

-- Mark

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#7 posted 02-02-2016 08:15 AM

We was a wonderin’. WE had the phone people out numerous times several years ago. One finally told us it was a programming issue, but they kept sending repairmen to the site. They finally got the program right after a couple years. It must be a world wide problem ;-) Good luck with you heath issues.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#8 posted 02-02-2016 12:20 PM

Nice to see you back at it. Keep on staying strong

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#9 posted 02-02-2016 01:09 PM

Been missin’ you.


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#10 posted 02-02-2016 01:32 PM

Ah I am once again reminded of the beautiful friendly souls here .My brothers and sisters who constantly make me drift from my very minor problems and feel both brotherly love and compassion. Is it any wonder why we constantly come here quite apart from the fascinating posts, we or at least I always feel calm and happy rejuvenated if you will. I will Write soon Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#11 posted 02-03-2016 02:43 PM

At this point in life, meaning your battle to maintain and regain health and function, all I can say is, “may the force be with you”, like in the Star Wars movies. You need a little good luck and good doctors.

Here at my vacation home in Washington state. The contractor is coming in this morning to begin demolition of the old kitchen, and a new one shall arise. I have been busy setting things up so that I can use the old cabinets in my shop (that exists around the edge of my garage, at this home)

Take care, Alistair…........

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#12 posted 02-03-2016 03:47 PM

Glad to see you back Alistair

-- Custom furniture

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#13 posted 02-04-2016 04:10 AM

From one deaf guy to another- Hang in there Alistair!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#14 posted 02-04-2016 04:55 AM

It’ll be good to have you back full time. Keep fighting the good fight!

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