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Paul_Pauline a Year On!
« on: February 14, 2012, 02:00:36 PM »
On January 31, 2011 a known member of the community, and a team member here at Simple Machines, lost the one he loved through cancer, this loss effected our friend a lot and he found it hard to live without the one he loved, so on February 14, 2011, Paul_Pauline took his own life.

This effected everyone who knew the couple, it came as a shock to his Friends and Family, and the team were also devastated, the loss of a loved member of our community, a inspiring support specialist.

I personally remember the time at the UK Meet in 2010, when Myself, K@, Gary, Paul_Pauline and Compuart all met up for a weekend in Manchester.  I remember when Gary called on myself in the train station as he and K@ waited for my train to arrive with K@'s family, then we waited on Paul and Pauline whom drove us to the local pub near where K@ stays, and we had a great conversation about SMF.  This was the first time that Gary and I had met Paul, Pauline and k@ (Gary and I met at MoTM few years before).  Next day we met up with Compuart (Gary and I also had met him before) and we all had nice time in Old Trafford Centre (unfortunately Paul and Pauline could not make this), but we did meet them again for a game of pool and darts.

For myself and all that knew them who were upset at the loss of both. So today 14 Febuary 2012, lets all take a moment for our fallen comrade's and think of the support and friendship they gave us.
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Re: Paul_Pauline a Year On!
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2012, 02:12:15 PM »
In many ways, it seems like yesterday, to me.

That final message he sent me, here, did my head in.

You always have that "Why couldn't I stop/help him?" thing, don't you?

Still, with a bit of luck, they're together, again, in some way, ay? :)

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Re: Paul_Pauline a Year On!
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2012, 02:19:50 PM »
Is there a way the smf forum could have a Rembrance spot for them both?

Time sure flies pass.

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Re: Paul_Pauline a Year On!
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2012, 02:20:52 PM »
They have one in my mind, mate. :)

Sadly, his site's vanished, now. I guess his daughters decided to close it.

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Re: Paul_Pauline a Year On!
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2012, 12:37:34 PM »
WOW...time does fly. So sad...he was a very nice guy, missed very much.
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Re: Paul_Pauline a Year On!
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2012, 05:29:21 AM »
it is a shame, he was a great guy when I met him, first image in his case isnt important as once you got to know him he was a kind guy.
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Re: Paul_Pauline a Year On!
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2012, 12:35:10 PM »
When I very first met him, I thought "OMG!! THUG!!!"

He was a big softy, though.

We used to natter all the time, here. I really miss that, with him.

He had a ready and sometimes wkd sense of humour and access to rather a lot of naked people, too. ;)

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Re: Paul_Pauline a Year On!
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2012, 10:30:02 AM »
Sad news indeed.
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Re: Paul_Pauline a Year On!
« Reply #8 on: March 17, 2012, 06:07:32 AM »
I still remember K@'s post about this. It was indeed a very sad life story. Hope they have found their peace now.
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Re: Paul_Pauline a Year On!
« Reply #9 on: March 18, 2012, 02:58:07 PM »
Still does my head in, most days, coz we used to natter a LOT, here, about all sorts of weird stuff. :(

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Re: Paul_Pauline a Year On!
« Reply #10 on: March 18, 2012, 04:33:52 PM »
That's the life. We always lose someone we care about.
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Re: Paul_Pauline a Year On!
« Reply #11 on: March 20, 2012, 12:11:55 PM »
I remember when Gary called on myself in the train station as he and K@ waited for my train to arrive with K@'s family,
That never happened, since I never call anybody. :P I do remember a string of text's

I was just after leaving London, going to text "SMF is riding the rails" but didn't because it sounded stupid. Especially since K@ was the only team member at the time. :P


It's a shame that he offed himself. He was a great bloke.
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Re: Paul_Pauline a Year On!
« Reply #12 on: April 02, 2012, 03:18:19 PM »
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Re: Paul_Pauline a Year On!
« Reply #13 on: April 02, 2012, 04:12:46 PM »
Who drew that logo anyway, it was either me or Runic, but I'm more inclined to say Runic.

The "simplemachines.org" line is certainly my handwriting. :P
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Re: Paul_Pauline a Year On!
« Reply #14 on: April 02, 2012, 04:14:44 PM »
Where's MY name? :P

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Re: Paul_Pauline a Year On!
« Reply #15 on: April 02, 2012, 04:16:39 PM »
I think it was the opposite. You had already left by then. It was after we went to the Trafford Center I believe. The four of us had a few games of pool and darts.

I remember someone hitting Runic in the finger with a dart actually. :P It was K@ that did that wasn't it?
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« Reply #16 on: April 02, 2012, 04:20:18 PM »
LOL Nice, K@
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Re: Paul_Pauline a Year On!
« Reply #17 on: April 02, 2012, 05:16:13 PM »
It was Bryan that did the fulcrum and it was Pauline who threw the offending dart, coz I remember her shrieking and Paul pissing himself! :)

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« Reply #18 on: April 02, 2012, 06:44:21 PM »
Well. Laughs were had by all. :P
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Re: Paul_Pauline a Year On!
« Reply #19 on: April 10, 2012, 08:40:00 PM »
I hate to bump threads, but it seems in the what, 4 months or so that I never even was able to step foot in this forum, so much went by. I didn't know either of them in real life, and I didn't really know of them very much on this community, but I still feel at a loss. I hate when people die, whether of natural, forced, or self-imposed causes. I only hope he knew Jesus Christ as his Saviour. Then the sorrow could turn into joy.

Regardless of all of that, my deepest sympathies go out to the family. It seems like they both were really good people. :(
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