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Stepping down
« on: April 02, 2010, 12:18:07 PM »
Hi all,

I was hoping my next blog post would be on a very positive note, but unfortunately, this is not the case. For health reasons, I have decided to resign from my position as developer here.

Over the past four years, my health hasn't really been excellent, and now the time has arrived that I can no longer afford to just keep things as they are. Realising this, I am taking action now, by taking some very drastic measures, one of which being resigning from my position here. :(

Initially, I wanted to hold out at least until 2.0 had gone gold, but like I said, I can no longer keep this up and really need to choose for myself for a change.

While I realise this probably comes as a surprise to most of you, I have good faith in the rest of the team and think 2.0 will go gold before you know it. :)

All the best,
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2010, 12:20:47 PM »
Wait! 2nd April Fool's Joke.. :(

Get well soon! One more down. Swine flu is passing on really quickly!

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2010, 12:27:34 PM »
I'm sorry to hear this, Aaron, but as ever real life - especially when it affects your health - has to come first.

If you don't return around here, take care, all the best and thank you for all your efforts with SMF :)
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2010, 12:28:30 PM »
Best of luck to you. :)
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2010, 12:46:40 PM »
Thanks for all you have done :)  You will be missed.
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2010, 12:56:25 PM »
I wish you all of the best Aaron, and hope that everything turns out well. I always enjoyed reading your posts, and you seem like such an amazing person, and a wonderful team member. As SleePy said, you will truly be missed. Thank you for all of the time and effort you've put into this project, and may life bid you well. :)

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #6 on: April 02, 2010, 02:40:06 PM »
Thank you for all of your hard work Aaron. I agree with your decision, health must come first. :)
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #7 on: April 02, 2010, 03:14:07 PM »
Thanks for all your hard work, Aaron. :) You'll be missed, but health comes first. Get better soon!

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #8 on: April 02, 2010, 03:24:29 PM »
Best of luck, Aäron :) We'll miss you..

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #9 on: April 02, 2010, 03:38:30 PM »
Sorry to hear that, Aaron. Hope you'll get well soon.

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #10 on: April 02, 2010, 05:55:59 PM »
Horrible news, i hope you get better soon!! :)

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #11 on: April 02, 2010, 05:56:49 PM »
Good luck Aäron and thank you. :)
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #12 on: April 02, 2010, 06:11:19 PM »
You will truly be missed, thanks for all your hard work and bring the project what it is today, Aaron.
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #13 on: April 02, 2010, 06:12:35 PM »
I want to see you coding again someday. Get yourself better, Aaron!
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #14 on: April 02, 2010, 06:27:52 PM »
I just thought why you aren't a mod of the dutch board, but now i see it.
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #15 on: April 02, 2010, 07:26:29 PM »
Aaron, while I knew this was coming, I'm really sorry to see it happen.  You have been a big part of our team for a long time (even when you had left for a while) and we'll miss you tremendously.  Take care of your health, and hopefully when things are better, you'll find the time and desire to return.

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #16 on: April 02, 2010, 08:24:05 PM »
You will surely be missed. I hope you get well soon, and wish you the best of luck in all of your future endeavors.

* Amacythe looks around at the audience and shrugs (So what if this is unprofessional...)

Doesn't seem unprofessional at all, to me. I'm sure everyone on the team is like family, and giving hugs to each other is what families do ;)

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #17 on: April 02, 2010, 08:24:41 PM »
Definitely, your health and family should always come first!  Good Luck and best of health to you!

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #18 on: April 02, 2010, 08:38:25 PM »
Thank you for what you've done to make SMF what it is and good luck with your future endeavors
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #19 on: April 03, 2010, 04:32:32 AM »
sad news, but health come to first

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #20 on: April 03, 2010, 10:14:37 AM »
SMF has missed his best developer, I hope you can get better soon and return to this project, really thank you for all the job that you have done on SMF.

Thanks Aaron

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #21 on: April 03, 2010, 12:28:14 PM »
Sad news for SMF. :(

Goodluck Aaron, hope you get better soon. :)
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #22 on: April 04, 2010, 06:04:16 PM »
Good luck Aaron :)

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #23 on: April 04, 2010, 06:04:43 PM »
all the best aaron

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #24 on: April 05, 2010, 03:00:36 AM »
Good luck Aaron :)

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #25 on: April 05, 2010, 09:22:00 AM »
Thanks for the replies, everyone. :)

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #26 on: April 05, 2010, 12:44:58 PM »
Sad to see you go, Aaron. As I said elsewhere though, you're making the right decision. :)
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #27 on: April 05, 2010, 04:24:05 PM »
Hi there !

Also i wish you best for your future, go getting better health, and look back with a smile!
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #28 on: April 06, 2010, 04:50:41 AM »
I'm sorry to hear this, Aaron, but as ever real life - especially when it affects your health - has to come first.

If you don't return around here, take care, all the best and thank you for all your efforts with SMF :)

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #29 on: April 07, 2010, 11:29:32 PM »
Best of luck with your health and life Aäron, thank you for all you have done for the SMF community.
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #31 on: April 12, 2010, 11:07:06 AM »
This sounded like April fool. If its not, get well soon Aaron

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #32 on: April 12, 2010, 11:08:59 AM »
If only it were a joke, but no, his badge has changed too :(

Indeed, get well soon, Aaron.
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #33 on: April 14, 2010, 04:35:57 AM »
Get better soon, Aaron.
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #34 on: April 14, 2010, 04:52:16 AM »
hope u'll get well soon bro n rejoin the smf again ..
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #35 on: April 19, 2010, 02:30:06 PM »
Ooh Darn Aäron, i will stay helping at the Dutch Boards wishes you all the best wich you need now.
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #36 on: May 02, 2010, 10:54:08 PM »
I just saw this...

Good luck Aaron and health does come first. 

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #37 on: May 09, 2010, 07:06:57 AM »
Aaron, also if I'm (relatively) new here, I'm really sad for this news! :(
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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #38 on: May 12, 2010, 03:05:04 PM »
Goodluck Aäron, you're the best :D

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #39 on: May 19, 2010, 04:23:30 PM »
I'm sorry to read.... Aäron, take care and all the best of health to you!

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #40 on: May 28, 2010, 12:51:12 AM »
Hello Aäron,

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #41 on: May 31, 2010, 01:01:53 AM »
Aäron is definitely around.  :)
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« Reply #42 on: June 18, 2010, 08:46:01 PM »
All the best mate, and Thank You :)
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« Reply #43 on: July 13, 2010, 12:37:08 PM »
thank you very much for all you've done, I believe your posts helped me on more than one occasion.

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Re: Stepping down
« Reply #44 on: August 23, 2010, 12:23:27 AM »
Aaron, ik hoop het beste voor je!