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Old December 31, 2017, 19:48   #1
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Those We've Lost...Who Do You Miss?

I miss Radio, Pat, Ron, and all our Fal buds that left us too soon...
For Auld Lang Syne My Fal Family...
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Old December 31, 2017, 21:23   #2
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Old December 31, 2017, 22:07   #3
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Pat, Shlomo, Ghillie. the list is too long to be honest. Those who've gone too soon will be sorely missed.
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Old December 31, 2017, 22:11   #4
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Mike (shlomo) left a big hole in my heart and in the Files. Never been the same.

Radio was helpful to new members and old hands alike.

Lots of good guys - we have a great community.
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Old January 01, 2018, 00:03   #5
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I came in after radio but miss pat and mike...
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Old January 01, 2018, 00:53   #6
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Dunk, Radio, Shlomo, Pat. Too many amazing guys gone too soon.
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Old January 01, 2018, 03:02   #7
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Old January 01, 2018, 03:32   #8
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Old January 01, 2018, 03:48   #9
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I’m not sure what if screen name was on here but the guy who was my mentor in a lot of things and the guy who built my first FAL...

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Old January 01, 2018, 07:35   #10
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shlomo...
Never met him face-to-face,but did a few deals with him,and always read his posts.
Wish Haney would pop in now and again.
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Old January 01, 2018, 09:41   #11
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Shlomo and IronMan.


There have been many others that simply drift away and leave the board poorer.
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Old January 01, 2018, 09:42   #12
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I didn't know any personally but enjoyed the back and forth talks the ones that knew them had.....RIP to all.
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Old January 01, 2018, 12:22   #13
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Radio and Pat. Radio I never met but he was the first person I got to know thru the net, that his passing really hit me as the loss of a friend. Pat and I would meet up at the SAR show. I haven't had the heart to delete a couple of messages from him. They still live as long as we remember them.
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Old January 01, 2018, 16:51   #14
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BUFF.....

And so it goes.


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Old January 01, 2018, 17:03   #15
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ALL OF THEM!!!!

And there are too many to list. Been here 14 years and that list is getting longer every day.
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Old January 01, 2018, 21:38   #16
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I wish LAC would pop in and let us know how he's doing.

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Old January 01, 2018, 21:41   #17
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I miss them all. Fastback65 was a close personal friend for close to 30 years. Services are next Saturday. This one really hurts.
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Old January 01, 2018, 21:44   #18
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We have lost far too many of the good guys......
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Old January 01, 2018, 21:50   #19
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As long as us older members stay online here those who
were our buds will never leave our hearts.
Its up to us to celebrate their contributions and memories to what this site is and will be.
They live with me everytime I visit here..
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Old January 01, 2018, 22:18   #20
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I wish LAC would pop in and let us know how he's doing.

Mark
I agree. I tried to keep in touch for a long time, but he stopped responding last year.
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Old January 02, 2018, 11:42   #21
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I still have PMs from Panchop about Moto Guzzis. Can't seem to delete them.

Till now I didn't know Buff had died.

Gary, we really should have a list of passed members as a sticky at the top here. We have that on ADVrider.com and there's usually a link to the obituary. This would be a nice tribute as well as useful for those of us who don't hang out here all the time.
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Old January 02, 2018, 17:32   #22
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And I was just thinking haven't heard anything from Ted Mckay I wonder how he's getting along , anyone heard from Ted?

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Old January 02, 2018, 18:27   #23
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I still laugh when I think of Radidio. He used to give me such a ribbing.
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Old January 02, 2018, 23:37   #24
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The two I knew personally was Frank Allen and Shlomo. Great guys, both of them.
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Old January 03, 2018, 00:01   #25
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BUFF.....

And so it goes.


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What? When did Buff pass?
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Old January 03, 2018, 16:38   #26
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Gunga Din. I got to meet him a few times, he was a great guy.
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Old January 03, 2018, 17:42   #27
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What? When did Buff pass?
Here is the thread of his passing

http://www.falfiles.com/forums/showt...highlight=buff
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