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Old 17 May 2016, 09:21
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Old 17 May 2016, 09:29
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RIP SOTB. Thank you for your insights and words of wisdom.
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Old 17 May 2016, 09:34
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Shocked and very saddened by the news.
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Old 17 May 2016, 09:36
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Damn dust in here right now.
Shocked and saddened.
Just read all the previous posts celebrating his life and am now sitting in my office with tears streaming down my face. Some may find that strange to shed tears for a man I have never met in person, and simply knew on an internet site. But, I always felt he was a good man. Sometimes we agreed sometimes we disagreed, but through it all, he was professional and a class act. The world and this site are a bleaker place today.

RIP Warrior

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Old 17 May 2016, 09:46
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Old 17 May 2016, 10:02
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I am in shock reading this...SOTB was a pillar on here, he was very eloquent with his wording and always added value to the site, never knew him personally, but got to enjoy a couple of laughs with him on here from time to time. Thoughts and prayers go out to all his family and friends - I will miss seeing him post, always enjoyed his take on things.
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Old 17 May 2016, 10:04
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RIP Andy.

Your posts will be missed, your PM's and advice will be missed and I am saddened that I will not get to meet you face to face and shake your hand.

Fuck cancer.
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Old 17 May 2016, 10:06
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Damn, never met the man but I sure enjoyed reading everything he wrote on Socnet. RIP.
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Old 17 May 2016, 11:22
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Words escape me....what a loss!!

RIP Andy and Godspeed to his family!

Damn..
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Old 17 May 2016, 11:26
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Although I didn't always agree with him, his arguments were always so well thought out and well spoken that it was hard to argue with them........and he changed my opinions on a few things too. RIP Sir. You'll be missed around here. Thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.
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Old 17 May 2016, 12:45
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Damn.RIP. I always enjoyed reading his posts on here.
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Old 17 May 2016, 12:49
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Old 17 May 2016, 13:01
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Old 17 May 2016, 13:09
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RIP SOTB, and Semper Fi. Prayers for his family and friends.
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Old 17 May 2016, 13:10
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I'm stunned at this news. My first thoughts were with his family and friends. I'm so sorry for your loss. RIP, Andy.
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Old 17 May 2016, 13:18
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I'll miss his comments. Prayers for his family. Rest easy Warrior
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Old 17 May 2016, 13:34
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I am shocked by this news. Rest in peace and prayers out to his family.
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Old 17 May 2016, 14:09
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RIP, Andy. Semper Fi...
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Old 17 May 2016, 14:26
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I did not have the pleasure to personally know Andy, but I have read many, many, of his posts and enjoyed them all.


I hope this incursion is acceptable.


Prayers inbound to the family.
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Old 17 May 2016, 14:45
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Rest Well, SOTB.

He and I were certainly on opposite sides of several issues (mostly related to Israel and the ME), but I got early on a glimpse of his class and maturity. Like anyone with class, he did it in private.

I hadn't been a guest here for very long before I could see I didn't much like this gruff, blunt guy who didn't give a damn for any of us Middle Easterners, including Israelis. And of course, I didn't understand him at all. Well, like an ass, I dissed him with a comment on a thread here. The thread, as I recall, had to do with someone's loss or trouble. Rather than squash me in plain sight, he sent me a PM. Paraphrased, he said to me "nobody will really care if you stay here long or not, and I'm sure you won't care much either. But that really lacked class to go at me in that time and place, when the topic is someone else's misfortune. Get some SA." He didn't care that I had dissed him. He did care that I had chosen to do so when and where is was disrespectful to someone else's misfortune here on the forum. So he reminded me to get some class, or move on. Right on target, done just between us. To me, that was an overriding characterization of how I saw the man on here, never having had the opportunity to meet him. Thanks for the reminder, SOTB. If I may use your real name - Rest Well, Andy. This crew has lost a defining institution and character.
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