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Old December 19, 2002, 09:38 PM   #1
Al Thompson
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Thanks Art!

Don't know about the rest of you folks, but while I "moderated" Art gave classes. The number of contributers is enormous, but Art stands out.

I have some years of experiance, Art Eatman has decades. Guys like Art made TFL what it was - and will be!

Can't say enough good things!

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Old December 19, 2002, 09:41 PM   #2
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Art, I will miss ya. I feel like I know ya even though I never met ya. You are one of the OFs.

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Old December 19, 2002, 11:40 PM   #3
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Absolutely! Art proved that interesting and informative reading can also be fun. Take care sir.
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Old December 19, 2002, 11:54 PM   #4
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Hey, I'm just on standby til Oleg's up and running! I ain't dead, dammit!

I was just real lucky. My mother's parents bought 150 acres about five miles out of town, and from age five (1939) I had the opportunity to wander "out in the brush" until around 1949. Then, I moved out there full time in the late '60s (1960s, Dennis) and spent a good bit of time back in the brush. And, got into leased-ranch hunting with a heckuva bunch of good, old-time hunters. With the last near-20 years living at the edge of a really large wilderness area in the desert, I've just had more opportunity to "live with critters" than most folks.

And I like to tell serious stuff funny.

, Art
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Old December 20, 2002, 07:17 AM   #5
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If'n you two will advise a new address, I'l be honored to join ya!
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Old December 20, 2002, 07:22 AM   #6
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Art-if your ticker has stopped, can I have that most famous Weatherby in 30-06? Might just pull me away from my 308
Nope-better not grow wings and a halo just yet. You have a lot of kids like me to educate. Looking foreward to hearing more common sense from the Art-man on the new site!
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Old December 20, 2002, 12:55 PM   #7
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Art,

It makes me very happy to know we'll see you at Oleg's new site! The King is dead, long live the King... or something like that!

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Old December 20, 2002, 02:14 PM   #8
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Glad to hear it, Art. Have enjoyed reading your posts, and feel like I have come to know you. Thanks.
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Old December 20, 2002, 06:08 PM   #9
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Yes, thanks Art! Look forward to seeing you at a new forum.
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Old December 23, 2002, 06:48 PM   #10
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Quote: I ain't dead, dammit!

Great! Will look forward to happier trails on the topside.

Y'all have a good holiday.
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Old December 23, 2002, 07:22 PM   #11
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Art, let me add my thanks as well. I've appreciated your comments and humor during my stay at TFL. Looking forward to continuing the discussion on Oleg's new site.
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Old December 23, 2002, 07:32 PM   #12
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So you deny being dead, do you?

Art,

Many thanks for your help here at TFL. Thanks to your advice, I've been able to put together a nice little bunch of used rifles (including a Marlin 45, an M1A, a Garand and two 03A3s) without getting burnt once.

See ya around, maybe run into you.
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Old December 23, 2002, 11:26 PM   #13
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thanks from a newbie

Thanks to everyone who made this site great. I'm new here and have loved it so far. I'm going to miss it.

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