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17,400 thank yous, I'm outta here too.

Discussion in 'Goodbye Threads' started by phideaux, Jul 7, 2014.



  1. phideaux

    phideaux Mother Lode Found Mother Lode

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    The time has come.

    It's been a great ride, I will miss most of you and our thought-provoking discussions. A few of you I will be glad to never see your screen handle again. :biggrin:

    I sincerely appreciate all 17,400 thank yous you have given me and the hundreds of PMs I have received over the years. I now count many of you as friends, not just posting buddies.

    Departure has been on mind for a long time, to allow me to concentrate on a new web site that I am creating focusing on 1984 and George Orwell. It's nowhere ready for prime time right now, but you'll get the idea of what it is about and what it will look like. Drop by and say hi. http://1984-2.com/

    Hang in there everybody, and never forget: Gold is Money! (So is silver.)

    To Life, Liberty and The Pursuit of Happiness :usflag:


    :coolbeer:

    Larry
    aka Fido
    aka Phideaux
     
  2. xhomerx10

    xhomerx10 Silver Member Silver Miner Site Supporter

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    Take care and good luck!
     
  3. Goldhedge

    Goldhedge Modal Operator/Moderator Site Mgr Site Supporter

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    comon doggie!

     
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    searcher Mother Lode Found Site Supporter ++ Mother Lode

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    Phideaux

    I've always enjoyed your posts. Still go to your fun web site. I wish you fair winds and following seas.

    BC (searcher)
     
  5. SongSungAU

    SongSungAU Midas Member Midas Member

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    Darn! I hate to see you go. I've enjoyed your posts.

    Best wishes for you, your web site and all.

    Take care.
     
  6. Hystckndle

    Hystckndle Daguerreotype Fanatic Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    Thanks Phi,
    Regards friend,
     
  7. Goldhedge

    Goldhedge Modal Operator/Moderator Site Mgr Site Supporter

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  8. Strawboss

    Strawboss Intergalactic Silver Guru Gold Chaser

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    Phideaux,

    Best of wishes on your new venture. We all are living our own life...struggling to find meaning and contentment...

    I hope you find all you are looking for...and wishing to share...

    May the road rise to meet you.
    May the wind be always at your back.
    May the sun shine warm upon your face.
    And rains fall soft upon your fields.
    And until we meet again,
    May God hold you in the hollow of His hand.


    May you live as long as you want,
    And never want as long as you live.


    Always remember to forget
    The things that made you sad.
    But never forget to remember
    The things that made you glad.

    Always remember to forget
    The friends that proved untrue.
    But never forget to remember
    Those that have stuck by you.

    Always remember to forget
    The troubles that passed away.
    But never forget to remember
    The blessings that come each day.


    May the saddest day of your future be no worse
    Than the happiest day of your past.


    May the roof above us never fall in.
    And may the friends gathered below it never fall out.


    May you have warm words on a cold evening,
    A full moon on a dark night,
    And the road downhill all the way to your door.


    May there be a generation of children
    On the children of your children.


    May you live to be a hundred years,
    With one extra year to repent!


    May the Lord keep you in His hand
    And never close His fist too tight.


    May your neighbors respect you,
    Trouble neglect you,
    The angels protect you,
    And heaven accept you.

    May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light,
    May good luck pursue you each morning and night.


    Walls for the wind,
    And a roof for the rain,
    And drinks beside the fire -
    Laughter to cheer you
    And those you love near you,
    And all that your heart may desire!


    May God be with you and bless you,
    May you see your children's children,
    May you be poor in misfortune, rich in blessings.
    May you know nothing but happiness
    From this day forward.


    May God grant you many years to live,
    For sure He must be knowing
    The earth has angels all too few
    And heaven is overflowing.


    May peace and plenty be the first
    To lift the latch to your door,
    And happiness be guided to your home
    By the candle of Christmas.


    May you always have work for your hands to do.
    May your pockets hold always a coin or two.
    May the sun shine bright on your windowpane.
    May the rainbow be certain to follow each rain.
    May the hand of a friend always be near you.
    And may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.
     
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    dpong Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Best wishes, Larry. Thanks for all you gave us.
     
  10. Ahillock

    Ahillock A nobody Mother Lode

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    So long brother. Hopefully it is just a Sabbatical and that we will see you again.
     
  11. samwiii

    samwiii Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Very sorry to see you go. I've greatly enjoyed your posts and appreciated your insights. Best of luck to you and hope this is just a bit of a time out. In the meantime, I may have to finally check out 1984; I've never actually read it :)
     
  12. Ragnarok

    Ragnarok I'd rather be Midas Member

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    Please say it ain't so, Phideaux. ;)
    At least drop in once a week or month or so to say hi or post something you might think we really need to see.
    Enjoyed your presence here.
    God bless your endeavors.

    R.
     
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    BeefJerky Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    If you really feel that you need to take your ball and go home, then I wish you the best. Enjoyed your posts but it seems kind of childish to me, as far as timing of the announcement goes.
     
  14. RUSH2112

    RUSH2112 Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Take off "hoser", you can't be serious.

    Just remember, all beer under 6% is "for children and the elderly."
     
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    bulloncoins Silver Member Silver Miner

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    Take care.....God Bless.
     
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  16. Libertaurum

    Libertaurum Gold Chaser Platinum Bling

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    Yo, phideaux!

    Oh, man, hate to see you go. Your common sense, principled approach to issues is rare and I'll miss it. Hope to see you back and will definitely check out your site. Wish you all the best, you're a class act.
     
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    dirt to oil Gold Chaser Platinum Bling

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    watch your top knot
     
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    dirt to oil Gold Chaser Platinum Bling

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    and please send us all the link
     
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    itsamess Silver Member Silver Miner

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    As a newbie I always looked forward to your posts. Learned a lot and truly enjoyed all of your efforts. Will definitely check out your site. Best of luck and God bless.
     
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    MKS Silver Member Silver Miner

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    Silver Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Dude, sleep on it. You will be spending all your time lurking and chomping at the bit. You're such a fixture here and everybody likes you, as evidenced by your 17,400 thanks. Most of us are inconsequential to the overall forum (at least myself), but you add valuable content with all the stuff you find and post.
     
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    dirt to oil Gold Chaser Platinum Bling

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  23. TAEZZAR

    TAEZZAR LADY JUSTICE ISNT BLIND, SHES JUST AFRAID TO WATCH Midas Member Site Supporter

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    Good Luck Fido & I will visit your site - heh, already did.
    Congratulations. :551:
     
  24. Ragnarok

    Ragnarok I'd rather be Midas Member

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    FOUR MORE YEARS!
    FOUR MORE YEARS!
    FOUR MORE YEARS!


    R.:grin10:
     
  25. blueice

    blueice Gold Chaser Platinum Bling

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    Larry, may you find peace and happiness..God speed!
     
  26. Juristic Person

    Juristic Person They drew first blood Platinum Bling

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    Is it not possible to run your own website and still chat with your GIM buddies as well?

    I don't understand the reason for the farewell....
     
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    BUILT TO LAST Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    While we are on the subject. What happened to Irons?
     
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    Alton Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Success to you by whatever means you measure success, Larry! Do swing by every now and say hi! Drop us a post from the edge, as it were. Thanks for the link to your new project. I'm sure some of us will check up on you from time time to see how you're handling Big Bother. :)
     
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    gliddenralston Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    A multi talented person could multi task, good byes are soooo yesterday!
     
  30. GOLD DUCK

    GOLD DUCK Mother Lode Found Mother Lode

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    Bigfoot Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Phideaux, your posts have added tremendous value to these forums over the years. While you obviously feel the need to reallocate your time to other things, I hope you will stick around, even if it's on an irregular basis.
     
  32. GOLDZILLA

    GOLDZILLA Harvurd Koleej Jeenyus Midas Member

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    Hopefully you can stop in from time to time even if just to say Yo.
     
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    gringott Killed then Resurrected Midas Member Site Supporter

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    phi, best of you in your new venture. I for one, will miss your [respected] viewpoint.
     
  34. Ahillock

    Ahillock A nobody Mother Lode

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    He still logs on and reads posts on here even if he doesn't post. You will see him logged in just about every day. He was on here just this AM reading threads.
     
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    Joseph Gold Member Gold Chaser Site Supporter ++

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    Dropped by your web site. Looks like you're off to a good start. Good luck in your new quest.

    Regards,
    Joseph
     
  36. JayDubya

    JayDubya Platinum Bling Platinum Bling

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    Thanks for your contributions.

    I too, wish you would reconsider and stay. But I'm sure you made your decision after careful consideration. You don't seem the type to take an abrupt action without examining all angles. Only you know what is best for you. I wish you the best in your endeavors and hope that you'll stop by from time to time.
     
  37. michael59

    michael59 heads up-butts down Site Supporter ++ Platinum Bling

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    Damm pie-doe WTF over? Did I finally get to nirvana just to witness the end? This just blows parts and pieces!
     
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    Argentium Midas Member Midas Member

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    Damn Fido, I really hate to see you go.I've always appreciated your wisdom, POV's and humor. I'll miss your posts. First Irons left and now you; GIM is definitely a poorer place now.

    Best of luck in your future endeavors and I'll keep an eye on your website.
     
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    Rusty Shackelford Midas Member Midas Member

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    so much so that scorp is gonna have to change the forum name to silverismoney (SIM)....:bawling:
     
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    MrLucky Silver Member Silver Miner

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    Good Luck, Phideaux.

    You're probably already gone, but here have another "thanks" on me. Now it's 17,462.
     

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