1. We are sorrowed to report that one of the Founding Members has passed on. Dee (Righthand) is well remembered as contributing much to the operation of SurvivalMonkey, and is already greatly missed. Little lady, big person.

So Long

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Minuteman, Jan 7, 2015.

  1. tulianr

    tulianr Don Quixote de la Monkey

    Minuteman, I would echo the sentiments of all those urging you to just take a break and regroup. Don't leave. This site would be the poorer without you. You were one of the stand-out individuals who intrigued me enough for me to become a member at SM. Most of our interaction has been in the F&R forum, and though we haven't always seen eye to eye; your ability to express a differing opinion or belief courteously and intelligently has been appreciated. Likewise, the degree of objectivity and fairness that you have shown as a moderator of a very emotionally fraught forum has been noteworthy. Take a break, but come back.
  2. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey

    Sorry to read MM... sometimes a pause and time away is a good thing... sometimes we return and sometimes not... and that's fine too....
    It's always a good thing to know when to walk away, life's just too short not to focus on the things that make us happy and "weed" out the "excess" and I respect and support that...
    Thanks for sharing... and best to you and yours... Hope to see you back....

    Thoughts and Prayers Big Time for CRC.....

    Take Care and God Bless,

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  3. Gopherman

    Gopherman Sometimes I Wish I Could Go Back to Sleep

    I wish you all the best My Brother, time is too short for all of us to be burdened by things of little import anyway! Bigger fish to fry are coming!
    I like many others here will miss you too!
    May God Bless and Guide you!!
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  4. JABECmfg

    JABECmfg multi-useless

    Not much to say that hasn't been said already... Here's hoping you'll return someday, @Minuteman. If not, know that I along with many others will miss you, and wish only the best for you.

    Since I might not get the chance to say it again - thank you for everything you've done for this forum. This place has always been, to me, unlike anything else on the internet - and it wouldn't be the same without you.
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  5. azrancher

    azrancher Monkey +++

    Minuteman, I'm sorry that I'm new here and didn't get a chance to know you, and that my posts were probably the reason you are leaving.

    However I came here from another site, and have stayed because of the CoC that you have here.

    You will be missed.
  6. ghrit

    ghrit Bad company Administrator Founding Member

    Rancher, rest assured it wasn't you.
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  7. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    I would like to echo what everyone else has said MM
    Don't be gone to long!
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  8. ditch witch

    ditch witch I do stupid crap, so you don't have to

    What they said. You've inspired me on a couple of fronts and I hate to see you exit stage left. Hoping you feel the urge to return. :)
  9. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    My wishes for the best of all that life has to offer you and yours, MM.
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  10. Sapper John

    Sapper John Analog Monkey in a Digital World

    MM, I hope and pray that you will reconsider your plan. Please take a break if one is needed and come back refreshed and ready to continue with your incredible expertise. You are an asset to this site and it would be impossible to replace someone with your skill-set.
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  11. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

    MM, I have enjoyed our interactions, shared music and reading your many post. I have read an awful lot of stuff here at SMF going back many years... and you are a deep asset to the Monkey, that we should not lose. Take some time and re-charge your batteries, re-focus your energy, correct that compass heading... whatever works best for you... but come back when you are ready... we will be hear happy to welcome you back once more. Do not let the troll's and minor things that you have issue with, win over your perseverance to have a place for people to learn, make friends, make partnerships and become better at what we want to be in this world. I for one appreciate all you have done in contribution to the forum!!

    In the mean time, your presence will be missed... I hope for only a period.
    God Bless and Safe Travels!!
  12. Byte

    Byte Monkey+++

    Like the rest of the residents of this monkey house I hope you'll continue to drop in after taking some time away. I've been doing that very thing. My mind is so scattered and overwhelmed by events that I needed some time to reflect. 'Spring cleaning' of the mind, if you will. Though I'm not religious myself, I have read many of your posts and appreciate your viewpoint on many different topics.

    Should this be the last post you read from me directed to you, Vaya con Dios my friend, you surely will be missed. [monkeyeating]
  13. hank2222

    hank2222 Monkey+++

    See you down the road somewhere
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