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Offline Gurn Blanston

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #2120 on: September 27, 2018, 03:36:39 AM »
Let's say it was a combination of several frustrating factors: The forum being only intermittently accessible even as a mere passive reader, the nagging feeling to remain a passive reader when a certain discussion screamed for my important contributions ;), so I skipped the reading as well, a hot summer with better spare time entertainment than sitting in front of a computer (or a stereo) and so on. If I had not come to the idea of contacting you via the Haydn page, I might have called it quits.

As if Haydn needed any further proof of his lasting value... ;)  :D

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #2121 on: September 27, 2018, 03:42:07 AM »
As if Haydn needed any further proof of his lasting value... ;)  :D

Hah!  :D
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #2122 on: October 14, 2018, 07:43:44 AM »
Oh dear, another hellacious hurricane went through Georgia, and MI is missing. He unfriended me on facebook, so no information there. I hope he came trough unscathed. I recall that last hurricane his house was damaged.

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #2123 on: October 14, 2018, 02:29:16 PM »
Oh dear, another hellacious hurricane went through Georgia, and MI is missing. He unfriended me on facebook, so no information there. I hope he came trough unscathed. I recall that last hurricane his house was damaged.

I had a look on FB to see, however, seemingly, I also am out in the cold. I hope he is OK.

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« Reply #2124 on: October 14, 2018, 05:18:31 PM »
He seems to have unfriended everyone on FB.
But he changed his FB cover photo yesterday so presumably this new storm did no major damage.
https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100021897814014&fref=nf


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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #2125 on: October 15, 2018, 09:15:23 AM »
He seems to have unfriended everyone on FB.
But he changed his FB cover photo yesterday so presumably this new storm did no major damage.
https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100021897814014&fref=nf

You take for granted that he wouldn't be changing his profile picture from a FEMA tent somewhere?   >:D

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #2126 on: October 15, 2018, 06:58:19 PM »
Thanks to those who are concerned, but I’m in the midst of dismantling my Facebook and just getting rid of it for good. If I unfriended you, it’s because I honestly wanted nothing to do with GMG for awhile and, in the process, I became frustrated and so I started deleting my GMG friends (among others as well). As for Hurricane Michael (err...Tropical Storm Michael), thankfully we got through it unscathed. A good bit of rain and some wind is all we received, so I’m quite thankful for this, although we were much better equipped for it this time around as we had around 9-10 trees cut down following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Anyway, I’m alive (for now) and hopefully I’ll feel the urge to post more often.
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #2127 on: October 15, 2018, 07:04:53 PM »
Thanks to those who are concerned, but I’m in the midst of dismantling my Facebook and just getting rid of it for good. If I unfriended you, it’s because I honestly wanted nothing to do with GMG for awhile and, in the process, I became frustrated and so I started deleting my GMG friends (among others as well). As for Hurricane Michael (err...Tropical Storm Michael), thankfully we got through it unscathed. A good bit of rain and some wind is all we received, so I’m quite thankful for this, although we were much better equipped for it this time around as we had around 9-10 trees cut down following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Anyway, I’m alive (for now) and hopefully I’ll feel the urge to post more often.
Good to hear. As long as you are okay and still listening to music!
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #2128 on: October 15, 2018, 07:09:36 PM »
Good to hear. As long as you are okay and still listening to music!

Thanks, Ken. 8) Oh yes, I’m definitely still listening to music. I took quite a break from classical music, but it seems I’ve been bitten by the bug yet again.
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #2129 on: October 16, 2018, 08:35:34 AM »
Thanks to those who are concerned, but I’m in the midst of dismantling my Facebook and just getting rid of it for good. If I unfriended you, it’s because I honestly wanted nothing to do with GMG for awhile and, in the process, I became frustrated and so I started deleting my GMG friends (among others as well). As for Hurricane Michael (err...Tropical Storm Michael), thankfully we got through it unscathed. A good bit of rain and some wind is all we received, so I’m quite thankful for this, although we were much better equipped for it this time around as we had around 9-10 trees cut down following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Anyway, I’m alive (for now) and hopefully I’ll feel the urge to post more often.
Very pleased to see you back here John and all strength to you in whatever is going on in your life.
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #2130 on: October 26, 2018, 08:35:07 PM »
Bogey - he had an enthusiasm for music and cinema (without talking uninformed BS about cinematography) and boxing and other cool stuff. Wherever he is/whatever he's doing, I hope he's well.
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #2131 on: October 26, 2018, 08:41:13 PM »
Bogey - he had an enthusiasm for music and cinema (without talking uninformed BS about cinematography) and boxing and other cool stuff. Wherever he is/whatever he's doing, I hope he's well.
And an interest in all things 1950s.
I hope he comes Bac .... all
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #2132 on: October 26, 2018, 09:11:03 PM »
And an interest in all things 1950s.
I hope he comes Bac .... all


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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #2133 on: October 30, 2018, 05:45:31 AM »
Bogey - he had an enthusiasm for music and cinema (without talking uninformed BS about cinematography) and boxing and other cool stuff. Wherever he is/whatever he's doing, I hope he's well.
+1
I miss his contributions too.
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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #2134 on: October 31, 2018, 03:48:32 PM »
I decided to go missing from Twitter: deactivated my account just now after deciding it was of no benefit beyond wasting my time arguing in 140 character bursts with total strangers.  Anyone I actually wanted to keep in touch with there I can do so on Facebook and/or here.

So if you wonder why I disappeared there, that's why.


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« Reply #2135 on: October 31, 2018, 04:27:37 PM »
I decided to go missing from Twitter: deactivated my account just now after deciding it was of no benefit beyond wasting my time arguing in 140 character bursts with total strangers.  Anyone I actually wanted to keep in touch with there I can do so on Facebook and/or here.

So if you wonder why I disappeared there, that's why.

Pity, I found a lot of your retweets kept me informed about a sector I rarely get to see elsewise. But I understand your need to decompress, it's a bit much betimes... :-\

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« Reply #2136 on: October 31, 2018, 04:32:57 PM »
Pity, I found a lot of your retweets kept me informed about a sector I rarely get to see elsewise. But I understand your need to decompress, it's a bit much betimes... :-\

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« Reply #2137 on: October 31, 2018, 05:38:36 PM »

I do have 30 days to change my mind....and of course after that I can simply start all over.

Indeed you do. Which is why I rarely bemoan members leaving, there or here. They can always come back.

I DO miss our Bogey, though... :-\

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« Reply #2138 on: October 31, 2018, 07:22:54 PM »
I never quite figured out what Twitter is for.

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Re: Missing Members
« Reply #2139 on: November 01, 2018, 12:57:09 AM »
Indeed you do. Which is why I rarely bemoan members leaving, there or here. They can always come back.

I DO miss our Bogey, though... :-\

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