Time to say farewell

Discussion in 'ten-forward' started by FanJ, Jun 21, 2004.

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  1. FanJ

    FanJ Guest

    It has been such a great privilege to have been here from the start.
    From the time we (Paul, Pete, and me) started this board at EZ-board (well, to be fair: the Wilders-board existed before that for quite some time!).
    Very soon Paul-ZX joined us !
    And Root, and John, and so many other great friends !!!!!
    The board happily grew :)
    Other moderators and admins joined us !!! :D
    Changes were made to other Hosts.
    Dedicated forums were added; some were lost for different reasons.
    Lots and lots of new members joined in :D


    Maybe now the time has come to say farewell.
    I am very well aware that I made many mistakes.
    And far more important: I hurted so many dear friends.
    You don't know how much I regret that

    Almost a week before my 53-birthday, I think it is better to leave
    Please take care of my buddy Blaze
    Please take care of yourself
    Thanks to all of you for all your love and friendship


    Jan
     
  2. bigc73542

    bigc73542 Retired Moderator

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    Jan it has been nice talking to you. And I hope whatever you decide to do with your life will bring you happiness and fulfillment.



    good luck

    bigc
     
  3. hayc59

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    FanJ, Maybe its not time to say good-bye but say hello
    and start off fresh!!
    You are an asset to this and other forums I know you from.
    There is always another day and another time
    Give it some thought my friend!!
     
  4. LowWaterMark

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    Nah, it's not time to leave yet. The music has stopped playing and there's still a lot more yet to do. :)

    So, just take a break and come back in a few days.

    Pixel and I, along with everyone else, will still be here.

    :) *puppy*
     
  5. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    FanJ

    We need your help and experience here. Don't let the turkeys get you down. :mad:

    It's hard to soar with eagles when you work with a bunch of turkeys.

    Besides, only you can handle Mr Blaze.
     
  6. Blackspear

    Blackspear Global Moderator

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    Yes FJ, there is still a lot more in you, just dig a little deeper, and if all else fails, take a look at my signature ;)

    Cheers :)
     
  7. Tassie_Devils

    Tassie_Devils Global Moderator

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    FanJ....Jan.... Friend..... :)

    From the very first moment I joined the board, you, along with others, welcomed me and gave sound advice for which I am truly grateful. ;)

    It has been a pleasure "doing business" with you via the ethernet and I have learnt a lot from you.

    I cannot comment on your reasons for leaving, suffice to say they are your own, but I hopefully live in anticipation that you will reconsider as your valuable input into this board is highly desirable by many, many people here.

    Your contributions in many of the sticky threads giving tips, configurations, etc. of various apps has proved not insignificant to helping people with various programs to get the full benefit out of them.

    Ultimately, whatever your choice, I wish you well and as we say in Oz:

    "Catch ya later mate!" :)

    Cheers, TAS/Adrian
     
  8. Mr.Blaze

    Mr.Blaze The Newbie Welcome Wagon

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    :D lol jump on jan lap man you aint leaveing this place to addicting youll either lurk or come back strongher.


    Man as for mistakes come on ive made tho most on this bord ever

    i think i have the record for being spanked for being naughty lol


    and look im still here so theres nothing you done or could do that has been worst then me and im still here.

    maybe you dont feel aprechiated


    well guess what you are always have been always well be even if for some reason you not here your spirit is.

    if its problems with vistion i totaly understand but you and i both know there pc programs for that so really there no excuse.

    i understand are moods change like the weather we have are good days and bad days

    i think i can speak for a major majority when i say this you always welcome here.

    you know we love yah :D huggggggggggggggggg
     
  9. gerardwil

    gerardwil Registered Member

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    Jan,

    I regret to see you go away. But I respect your descission.
    Take care.

    Gerard
     
  10. nadirah

    nadirah Registered Member

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    Jan, don't just leave like that, there's still lots of things you can contribute to Wilders security forums. I think that every member, moderator, admin, including retired people is very important to these forums. I would never ever leave this website, because there is so much to be learnt and taught. In my whole life, I have never come across a website like this, where people are friendly, you get to widen your knowledge on computers and spyware, and you also get to know each other better and at the same time have fun. Whatever I can contribute, I will contribute. Jan, if you want to really leave, you can leave, because it is your own decision, but, at least take that special effort to come back and contribute to these forums.

    Without everybody's efforts, Wilders Security Forums would not be what it is today.
     
  11. Jooske

    Jooske Registered Member

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    >boink!<
    Have to respect your decissions, but i do hope you're open for re-considerations.
    So who's going to tell about details and creating sticky threads and screenshots in them?
    Working as a team honestly said hoping for / counting on you.
    You might like your time to fly through your house a bit preparing your birthday, can we hope for a return when you finished blowing all those 53 candles?
    5+3=8 and 8 is the number of new opportunities etc. among others.
     
  12. Pilli

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    Jan :'( You will be greatly missed here, you have been a pillar of strength and your knowledge sharing talent is second to none, so please do not completely desert us.
    As a mere youngster of 53 you still have a lot to offer both old and new users, see you around soon I hope! :D

    Your Friend. Pilli
     
  13. octogen

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    FanJ
    When I first posted at this forum I felt very much welcome. You and Paul were an integral part of that. I too respect your decision, but hope you will reconsider.
     
  14. Cochise

    Cochise A missed friend

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    LLLOOOOOOOOL!....Nice one Fanj.....Loooooool.....that was a brilliant 'Gotcha'....you really drew 'em all in to the bait.....I mean....like your really going to leave us....Riiiiiiggggghhhhtttt!.....I don't think so......I just loved the way you slipped in the ageist bit....53?.....like that's supposed to sound like your 'OLD'...Haaa!.....your just a young Whipper-snapper to some of us here so you can't stick us with that old Chestnut.

    I mean.....as if your going to leave us to our own devices...I don't think so....we, and this board are 'Screwed' to your back....you ain't never going to shake us loose.....so come on my dear friend.....lets be knowing the joke now that I've blown your cover...... :D

    Cochise, :cool:
     
  15. notageek

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    Fanj, it's sad to see you go. I do hope you do reconsider. But it is your decission and I respect that. I just want to say it's been fun and I wish all the best.
     
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  16. Bubba

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    Having been a member at only a few sites I still understand the closeness one can get when it comes to posting our words. As much as I enjoy assisting at a few Forums....I have had to take a break periodically because I do get deeply involved and forget that the WWW is nothing but a bunch of 1's and 0's.

    These communities you've been involved in are better off because of your presence....whether it be in the past tense or future tense. Good luck in your final choice.
     
  17. subratam

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    Jan,

    Do not leave....

    Regards
     
  18. Uguel707

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    Hi Fanj,

    all the people agree here that you are a GREAT BENEFIT to this forum, not only in terms of knowledge and technical abilities but also (and most importantly) as a warm and friendly presence. I, like everyone else, DO hope you will reconsider!!!
     
  19. Dan Perez

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    Hi Jan !!!

    A little angel told me of this thread and she is right! You contribute many good things to the forum, not least of which is the sense of belonging that you instill in people. I know you are dealing with some health issues and I know that things can be very discouraging at times but know that you are well liked and respected here and anytime you choose to be here you are among friends.

    Take good care and come back soon :)

    Warm Regards,

    Dan
     
  20. Mr.Blaze

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    i hope he at least visits i can understand needing a long break fromhere but to be gone forever that just sucks

    hope hes ok

    hope he partying with frinds

    hope he drinking a few beers

    hope he geting some twin action from two blonds

    i just hope all around best for him
     
  21. nadirah

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    FanJ , do come back to the forums soon. Don't let the forums lose a VIP.

    Regards,
    nadirah
     
  22. subratam

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    Jan,

    Life is a journey
    through hardships and pain
    there are sorrows a lot
    there are also lots to gain

    on the way of life
    we meet people new
    I pray everyone meet once
    a person like you

    Jan, you know yourself
    how much we love you
    selfish, evil and wicked are many
    "someone" like you are very few

    I write this behalf of all
    do NOT leave us mate
    we will all need you to guide us
    in a world where its easy to hate

    please do NOT take decisions
    that you know will hurt you too
    give your brain a chance to say
    and then what heart says to do

    write for you?
    and when you say you will leave.
    a simple line may say something...
    you encourage us to live

    do not.. please do not leave
    you see how these people are sad
    you know better than us
    we all have times good and bad

    I will at last leave on you
    any decision you want to take
    we will say.. do not leave us..
    maybe take a break?

    Regards... and love

    Sub and.. Pri...
     
  23. meneer

    meneer Registered Member

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    Am I programmed in such a manner that I first read 'Time to say firewall'... duhhh.

    Sorry to say farewell. I bet you can't miss us ;)
     
  24. Uguel707

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    Hey Fanj, although we all respect your decision we all miss you already!!! :'(
     
  25. Acadia

    Acadia Registered Member

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    FanJ,

    Say it ain't so!!

    Actually, do whatever your heart tells you but ... my heart says PLEASE STAY!

    Acadia
     
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