The Techman Memorial Thread

Discussion in 'Wordforge Memorials' started by El Chup, May 19, 2008.

  1. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    I believe it is a year, or almost a year, since our friend Techman passed away and I thought I'd post a memorial thread just to remember him.

    I have expressed recently my regret that many of the interesting characters of old no longer visist the board and Tech was undoubtedly one of them. We didn't get on but UI do miss him. Accordingly I shall be raising a glass for him.


    :techman:
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  2. Ramen

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    I wonder how Techman himself would respond to such a thread?

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  3. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    Okaaay....
  4. Clyde

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    With more than a bit of :wtf:
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  5. Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee

    Scott Hamilton Robert E Ron Paul Lee Straight Awesome

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    I had the privleage of reading some of his posts at Trekbbs in years past.

    I thought he was a good guy.
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    Safe travels, Tech. Keep those engines running.
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    :techman:
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  9. Dan Leach

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  10. Tamar Garish

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    I miss him so very much...and chat certainly hasn't been the same since he's been gone.

    :salute:
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  11. K.

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    I miss the late night chat too :(
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    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    Aurora VincerĂ²!

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    It's been a year already? Tempus fugit.

    :techman:
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  16. Aenea

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    Yep, a year. Storm called Flow during harvest to let him know, and it's about harvest time once again. :(

    :techman:
  17. Tamar Garish

    Tamar Garish Wanna Snuggle? Deceased Member

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    On a..ummm..lighter note...

    At least we know that we have someone keeping a light on for us...
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  18. Yelling Bird

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    Techman. Wasn't he the guy that really hated gays and was a huge asshole to lots of people?



    Oh well, :salute::techman: anyway.
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    :salute: He was truely one of us.
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    I think that would describe a few others on the board, too. :lol:

    In any event, :techman:
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    I'll make sure to raise a glass tonight.
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    Kyle You will regret this!

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    Back when that kid in the Univ. of California library got tazered, I posted a comment in the thread poking humor at the situation, and Techman found it amusing enough to add it to his sig for a while. That's usually the first thing that pops into my mind whenever Techman is brought up in conversation. :(

    Apart from our senses of humor, we didn't have too much else in common, unfortunately. Still, I enjoyed reading his posts, and I respected the fact that even though some of his opinions were unpopular with posters (e.g. his views on homosexuality), he wasn't afraid to share them and he stuck to his guns.

    :salute: :techman:
  24. Forbin

    Forbin Do you feel fluffy, punk?

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    Tamar beat me to the Uncle Fester GIF. I'd have to wait till I got home to get it.

    :techman:
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    Where's MM?
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  26. Tamar Garish

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    I found this today and I thought it might mean as much to you guys as it does to me.

    Even if he got it wrong...(It's Tuh-Mar!)...
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  27. Prufrock

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    :techman: is still is, and will probably always be, the best emoticon.
  28. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    I wonder if Elwood could sticky this thread until after the anniversary passes?
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  29. Marso

    Marso High speed, low drag.

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    I don't think he hated them, just loved giving them a hard time. I remember spewing beer all over my keyboard when he was on TBBS with mostly harmless (gay dude) and MH showed a picture of himself in a pickup truck and said he looked like a perfectly normal guy, then techman said he looked kinda "skin flutey" :lol: