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Old 15 May 2016, 12:54
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Andy definitely added value to this board. He lived his life on his terms. He will be greatly missed.

Love you Brother.
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Old 15 May 2016, 12:56
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Old 15 May 2016, 13:01
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I won't mourn Andys passing. Instead I will celebrate his life and spend the evening remembering some great times and experiences shared over the years..
I am pretty sure this is what he would want, for us celebrate his amazing life and remember him for who he was, one hell of a friend.

Even now that he is gone I still find myself thinking "what would Andy think, what would he say about this? What would he do right now?" WWAD, perfect.
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Old 15 May 2016, 13:10
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RIP SOTB. Thank you again for helping me.
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Old 15 May 2016, 13:17
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Old 15 May 2016, 13:21
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RIP brother. You will be missed but always respected.
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Old 15 May 2016, 13:26
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Goodbye Andy I will miss your words of wisdom.
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Old 15 May 2016, 13:31
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Rest in Peace Andy...
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Old 15 May 2016, 13:34
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God be with Andy's family, and may he rest in peace.
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Old 15 May 2016, 13:34
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Godspeed Andy.
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Old 15 May 2016, 13:37
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Old 15 May 2016, 13:39
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Old 15 May 2016, 13:43
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Old 15 May 2016, 13:44
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Old 15 May 2016, 13:47
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Damn.

RIP Andy. Semper Fidelis.
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Old 15 May 2016, 13:52
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SOTB certainly changed the shape of this forum.
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Old 15 May 2016, 13:56
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Old 15 May 2016, 13:56
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Andy was a unique guy who gave me wise counsel several times and went out of his way to help me out when I really needed it. I wish I could have talked to him one last time.
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Old 15 May 2016, 14:00
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He never missed an opportunity to raz me and once or twice I thought he was going to get me kicked out of here - but I still respected his wisdom and analysis a great deal. He was an expert on almost every subject he chose to speak and the world is a darker place without him.

RIP.

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Old 15 May 2016, 14:03
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Blue Skies Andy. I will miss you.
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