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Old 08-15-2020, 01:01 PM   #1
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What happened to Ha Ha??

Our member Ha Ha has not surfaced for quite a while.

I know he is getting up there in age, so I fear the worst. I always enjoyed his pithy comments whether I agree or not.
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Old 08-15-2020, 01:27 PM   #2
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Well that’s good to know. I’ve been wondering as well.
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Old 08-15-2020, 03:02 PM   #4
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Good to know. I have been wondering too. Thanks for asking Chuckanaut. I felt the same way about his comments - always enjoyed them, even if I didn't fully agree with them. His is one of the presences I enjoy here.
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Old 08-15-2020, 03:31 PM   #6
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If you look up a memberís profile then I believe anyone can see the last activity.

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Old 08-15-2020, 03:36 PM   #7
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If you look up a memberís profile then I believe anyone can see the last activity.

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I was wondering about him a few months ago . I sent him a PM but no answer and Ha always answers me so I hope He is fine .
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Old 08-15-2020, 03:52 PM   #9
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I was wondering about him a few months ago . I sent him a PM but no answer and Ha always answers me so I hope He is fine .
I did the same and no reply. He always replied to me too. Hopefully he's ok.
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Perhaps he is just tired of posting.
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Old 08-15-2020, 05:35 PM   #12
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Hopefully it's not a Dr. Samuel Johnson scenario.
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Old 08-15-2020, 08:10 PM   #13
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If you look up a memberís profile then I believe anyone can see the last activity.

https://www.early-retirement.org/for...haha-4053.html
I've noticed hes absence as well, and have checked that page a few times this year, and see he has checked in but very rarely posted.

I hope all is well with him. I suspect he just got tired of the same subjects? I wish he would post just to confirm.

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There are a number of MIA members besides Ha. HFWR and Sarah in SC off the top of my head. I see Sarah posting on FB on the rare occasions I sign on there, so she's doing fine in a different tube. But I HFWR is truly MIA as far as I know.
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There are a number of MIA members besides Ha. HFWR and Sarah in SC off the top of my head. I see Sarah posting on FB on the rare occasions I sign on there, so she's doing fine in a different tube. But I HFWR is truly MIA as far as I know.
Good to hear that Sarah is still around. We almost met up once some years back. She and her husband were passing through England with a night or 2 in Dover at the same time as we were briefly in the Dover area on holiday from the USA but it didn’t quite work out.

My wife and I did meet up with HaHa in 2012 while we were staying in the Seattle area. Nice guy, spent several hours with him while he showed us around.
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Good to hear that Sarah is still around. We almost met up once some years back. She and her husband were passing through England with a night or 2 in Dover at the same time as we were briefly in the Dover area on holiday from the USA but it didnít quite work out.

Iím glad to learn that Sarah in SC is OK. Her posts are always upbeat and sunny. Sheís the one that encouraged me to start a thread on steel guitar which kept up until I decided Iíd posted enough videos that featured bendy notes.

Whenever I hear something about American Aquarium (one of her favorite bands out of Raleigh), Sarah pops into mind!
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We've had a few members bail or reduce activity during Covid. Mdlerth bailed with a dramatic announcement. TomboneAl (one of my favorites) took a long break and has only been on sporadically. He didn't say why, but you can see the pattern in his posting history.

I took a good 8 week break myself.

I don't know what's going on with Ha, but he may be part of that trend. He did reduce posting well before Covid, however, so that is worrying.

The discussion here has changed during this time, including the non-Covid threads, so it is only natural to see a change in peoples' posting habits.
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We've had a few members bail or reduce activity during Covid. Mdlerth bailed with a dramatic announcement. TomboneAl (one of my favorites) took a long break and has only been on sporadically. He didn't say why, but you can see the pattern in his posting history.

I took a good 8 week break myself.

I don't know what's going on with Ha, but he may be part of that trend.

The discussion here has changed during this time, including the non-Covid threads, so it is only natural to see a change in peoples' posting habits.
Maybe they are really "blondes in disguises" and they are waiting for their anti-virus software to come out with an update/fix so they won't catch the virus through their computers...

But seriously, I do miss their postings...
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Iím glad to learn that Sarah in SC is OK. Her posts are always upbeat and sunny. Sheís the one that encouraged me to start a thread on steel guitar which kept up until I decided Iíd posted enough videos that featured bendy notes.

Whenever I hear something about American Aquarium (one of her favorite bands out of Raleigh), Sarah pops into mind!
I met Sarah a couple years ago, sheís relatively young so Iím sure sheís doing fine.
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