The Mallory Remembrance Thread

Discussion in 'Wordforge Memorials' started by Tamar Garish, Nov 2, 2011.

  1. Tamar Garish

    Tamar Garish Wanna Snuggle? Deceased Member

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    I apologize that this is so late...my own circumstances have been interesting lately and my intention to do this thread completely fled my memory.

    On October 13, 2011 it was one year since we lost our good friend Mallory to a long and a hell of a well fought battle with cancer. No matter how bad things got, no matter how poor the odds were that the doctors gave him, he refused to give in to the fear or the sickness. Many times he went through a living hell, and very few people knew much about it.

    He lived life with strength, courage and grace and a profound love of his wife and kids always kept him going no matter what. He loved WF and TBBS, and he served the latter with humor and fairness. There was not much to complain about with Mallory's moderating. His patience was amazing.

    He was not a loud voice here at WF, but a consistent one. With insight and thoughtful ideas to add to any discussion. He was a prominent presence in our chatroom when it was up, and he had many helpful insights there as well.

    Rest in peace, dear friend. You of almost anyone I know deserve it the most. :sorrow:

    The original thread announcing his passing: http://www.wordforge.net/showthread.php?t=82869
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  2. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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  3. Chuck

    Chuck Go Giants!

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    He is missed. :(
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    :salute: to old comrades. They are forever with us.
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    T'Bonz Romulan Troublemaker

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    He was an awesome co-mod. Never a minute of worry. I'm privileged that he graced our BBS.
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    brudder1967 this is who we are

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    He was a nice guy, both here and on big blue. He is missed!!!

    :(
  7. Asyncritus

    Asyncritus Expert on everything

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    Hard to believe it's been a year already.

    He and I had really planned on getting together on one of his trips to Europe. Then... things came up. :(

    One of the "BBS people" I respected the most.

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  8. Nova

    Nova livin on the edge of the ledge Writer

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    He struck me as the definition of that little saying "centered and moderated" and I don't mean his ideology. We could use more of his sort.

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    Shirogayne Trolling No Jutsu Formerly Important

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    Tamar is right about him keeping his life private...i didn't know about his cancer until after he'd passed. Still, he was one hell of a loss to both boards.

    :(
  10. Muad Dib

    Muad Dib Probably a Dual Deceased Member

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  11. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    I don't believe in schmaltzy lines so I'll just say that if he has left behind a good legacy (which I would think he did) then his family can be proud of his time on this planet.
  12. Sokar

    Sokar Yippiekiyay, motherfucker. Deceased Member

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    Why couldn't it have been Liet instead?

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  13. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    Dude this is a memorial thread...yet another poor attempt at a tumbleweed inducing "joke" merely goes to show you what a pathetic attention seeking cockmunch you really are.
  14. Sokar

    Sokar Yippiekiyay, motherfucker. Deceased Member

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    My morning is off to a good start knowing that I've upset you.

    Thanks!

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  16. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    Knock that shit off in a memorial thread.
  17. Forbin

    Forbin Do you feel fluffy, punk?

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    We had many a fine food fight and other sorts of battles in the lounges....


    Maybe we can open some sort of lounge just for food fights, and other such nonsense in his honor.
  19. Starchaser

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  20. Sokar

    Sokar Yippiekiyay, motherfucker. Deceased Member

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    No, I actually meant it.

    Mallory was a good guy.

    I wish it had been Liet.

    :salute:
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    For a while, his signature read "I'm so tough I beaten cancer 4 times" - or something to that effect.

    I love a tough guy, so I had to comment on it.

    That was my first of just a few interactions with him. He didn't post much in TNZ and that's where I spent most of my time.
  22. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    So you sincerely wish death on a person because of an internet persona?

    Boy, this interwebz stuff really does get to you doesn't it. :shock:
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  23. Tamar Garish

    Tamar Garish Wanna Snuggle? Deceased Member

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    Please stop the bickering in this thread...it's disrespectful.
  24. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    Oh yes, sorry. I have been bickering and ruining the thread. :rolleyes:
  25. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    Yeah, and no doubt she will accept no responsibility for opening up this thread in the Red Room.
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  26. $corp

    $corp Dirty Old Chinaman

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    I remember the username, not so much the guy behind it.

    When I first came to TrekBBS sometime in 2000 or 2001, he was one of the regulars in the DS9 and TNZ forums. From what I remember, he was a pretty chill guy, and not one of those other power tripping douchbags that run Big Grey.

    However, I barely remember him at Wordforge. If people here remember much about him, it's probably, as Tamar says, through chat and other areas beside the main forums.
  27. Phoenicianknight

    Phoenicianknight Chaotic Jester

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    I remember Mallory, I can't believe it has been a year already.

    Take Care and God Bless.
  28. Tamar Garish

    Tamar Garish Wanna Snuggle? Deceased Member

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    More accusations of imaginary bias?

    How? I named no one in particular because I meant anyone participating in it. Sokar, El Chup and anyone keeping it going with them if you really need me to name names.

    I put it in the Red Room so everyone would see it. Yeah, it risks stupidity but most people have the class to keep it to themselves in a thread like this and worth it so the maximum number of posters see it.
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  29. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    Mallory was a fair moderator and a class act. He'd often preface his replies to my posts with "I know you and I don't agree on much, but..."

    A thoughtful, gentle man, by all accounts a devoted family man, and someone with the courage to face his own mortality with dignity and an absence of melodrama.

    Many here could learn from him.

    :salute:
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  30. Grout

    Grout Probably a Dual

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    didn't have any interaction with Mallory... but a stout resistance to mortality is worth an acknowledgement.. and a "rage on in eternity brother"
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