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    Bring Back George Wendt.
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    Yes please.
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    Why? Where has he gone?
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    This is for George.
    Does he get placed in vacation-mode for looking at people the wrong way?
    Last edited by FDAIC485; 02-18-2008 at 09:00 PM.
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    I was wrong, George got the pipe.
    Last edited by Geinandputitout; 02-19-2008 at 10:10 AM. Reason: I was wrong. George got the pipe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainGonzo View Post
    Bring Back George Wendt.
    I'll second that motion.

    I wondered why it had been so quite around the forums.

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    Can anyone offer a simple explanation?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainGonzo View Post
    Bring Back George Wendt.
    Is he suspended again? What for? Did someone beef to the webteam? And if so - who?
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    I went back through his recent posts, and if I was a bettin man, i would put dollars to doghnuts that it was the "racist" comment about Massfireguy. Context or not, that could very well get you a day or two in detention.

    The Kentland revisted thread was surprisingly restrained, and his little tiff with Dr.Parasite in the trooper thread was nothing new or unusual between them.

    Curious now...
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    WTF over ? anyone find the post thread something ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by FDAIC485 View Post
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    This is for George.
    Does he get placed in vacation-mode for looking at people the wrong way?
    He already has a hydrant, so does this mean he gets an oak leaf cluster on it? Or perhaps a Maltese Cluster....
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    I would like to add my name to those who would like to have George Reinstated.

    George does something that many, many people won't do in today's world. He calls them as he sees them. Right or wrong, he has an opinion, and he'll tell it like it is. And, again like few folks anymore, He will apoligize when it is appropriate, if a mistake is made.
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    It did seem a little quiet around here. Anyone know how long he is gone for? He adds a certain something to this forum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hwoods View Post
    I would like to add my name to those who would like to have George Reinstated.

    George does something that many, many people won't do in today's world. He calls them as he sees them. Right or wrong, he has an opinion, and he'll tell it like it is. And, again like few folks anymore, He will apoligize when it is appropriate, if a mistake is made.
    I second that. I have not had much time to post but still read. I was wondering why I had not seen him posting lately.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcaldwell View Post
    I went back through his recent posts, and if I was a bettin man, i would put dollars to doghnuts that it was the "racist" comment about Massfireguy. Context or not, that could very well get you a day or two in detention.

    The Kentland revisted thread was surprisingly restrained, and his little tiff with Dr.Parasite in the trooper thread was nothing new or unusual between them.

    Curious now...
    Because of me? Naww. I think he is blow hard, but I see no reason to get thrown off.

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    Well, George is reading over our shoulders, so maybe he'll tune us all in over at the crusty site.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MassFireGuy View Post
    Because of me? Naww. I think he is blow hard, but I see no reason to get thrown off.
    Blow hard being the operative word.
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    I see that George is reading this thread right now....
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    Quote Originally Posted by hwoods View Post
    I would like to add my name to those who would like to have George Reinstated.

    George does something that many, many people won't do in today's world. He calls them as he sees them. Right or wrong, he has an opinion, and he'll tell it like it is. And, again like few folks anymore, He will apoligize when it is appropriate, if a mistake is made.
    I would like to quote exactly word for word what the good chief has said above.

    Took the words right out of my mouth.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RspctFrmCalgary View Post
    Well, George is reading over our shoulders, so maybe he'll tune us all in over at the crusty site.
    hehe @ quoting myself

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