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poopiekat

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228 days ago

Wondering if it would be appropriate to mention a few names, people who suddenly disappeared from the LJ site without explanation. Could they be in ill health, perhaps no longer living? Maybe they just got tired of this site, picked up their marbles, and left?

As we approach the end of the year and the holiday season, it would be nice to know what has become of LJ alumni missing in action.

If you know the status of a long gone member, please bring us up-to-date on his/her current status!

If you yourself haven’t posted or had any other activity in a year or more, please check in and let us know what you’re up to these days!

An example: “abbott” whose last activity was 1176 days ago….where are ya, man?

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!


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bandit571

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#1 posted 228 days ago

Same with “Keegan” even his avatar says…...”Gone”

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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poopiekat

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#2 posted 228 days ago

Thanks, bandit!
Yeah, ’Kreegan’ got himself in hot water over a few unpopular statements he made….and hasn’t been heard from in over six months. Perhaps he is back, with a new persona? Who knows???

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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Don W

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#3 posted 228 days ago

Bob (Saddletramp) has been missing for about 2 years. I miss the bugger!

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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poopiekat

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#4 posted 228 days ago

Thanks Don!
Yes, saddletramp was a plane guy, for sure! Maybe somebody knows of his whereabouts these days!

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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distrbd

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#5 posted 228 days ago

where is “History”? he also made a few enemies here and just disapeared.

-- Ken from Ontario

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poopiekat

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#6 posted 228 days ago

distrbd: Yeah, I guess in some cases a member might just spin out and get into a jam that one cannot easily get out of. Curious, though, whether anyone has re-incarnated one’s self and started fresh.

I’m more concerned, in this thread, about those who have silently, and without explanation, disappeared. May hoping to hear of a few stories about how one’s life turned a corner, and is now unable, or unwilling to keep on participating.

Since most of us use an alias, or user name, and few of us post an email address, it’s hard to follow up on a missing member sometimes.


-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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404 - Not Found

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#7 posted 228 days ago

Moment and vipond have been missing of late. Two big losses IMO.

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poopiekat

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#8 posted 228 days ago

Yes, renners, they are two colorful people.
[edit:] Vipond was active as of 2 months ago…. Moment, 3 days ago.

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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Larry

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#9 posted 228 days ago

My friend and my son’s father in law Bill Stevenson aka “quickway” passed away March 18 2013, RIP.

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poopiekat

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#10 posted 228 days ago

Thanks, Larry! And my condolences.
There was talk at one time of an honor roll for late Lumberjocks. Lest We Forget.

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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BentheViking

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#11 posted 228 days ago

On a similar note on the home page it says under the daily top 15 that its in memoraiom of jockmike2. Any one care to fill me in as to who mike was or why the top 15 is dedicated to him?

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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poopiekat

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#12 posted 228 days ago

For Ben: http://lumberjocks.com/jockmike2

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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distrbd

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#13 posted 228 days ago

It feels terrible when you are trying to revive an old thread and ask a couple of questions but soon realize the person you are trying to reach has passed away.

-- Ken from Ontario

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Don W

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#14 posted 228 days ago

It feels terrible when you are trying to revive an old thread and ask a couple of questions but soon realize the person you are trying to reach has passed away.

agreed.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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TheeMessiah

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#15 posted 228 days ago

Poopiekat, what a nice thread. It’s great to be part of this type community.

-- I am your salvation. Pray to me.

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