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  1. #16
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    yes doh on me but with respect to mdwatts im not gonna say much more than im sorry.

    my screaming newborn baby got the best of me and my short post

    sorry all
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    Quote Originally Posted by leonpmu
    I would recommend that we try and organise a date and time (GMT) that we can all take just one minute of our lives to remember Mike...
    What a terrific idea; wish I had thought of it first! I'll write a reminder to myself to post a few days before Aug 25/07 and see what we can come up with given our numerous time zones. We've lots of time to think about it.
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    I have two friends who died from cancer, one being mdwatts and one being Swiss. They show up yearly in my handheld agenda, one in August and one in February. I remember Mike when I look into my agenda - and whenever I write an email because this quote is featured in every signature of mine (you can find it in the fortune mod):

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    Does anybody have any idea at what time Mike died? I think that would be fitting for the time. (If it is posted in the Mike thread, my apologies, I haven't looked)
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    I don't spend as much time here at the moment as I would like to, life and work has thrown as much as it can at me the last few months.

    However theres times when I do come by and see a few posts that at first I can't be bothered with, they're just one quick google away. However I always remember how Mike helped me and everyone here. So I do my best to find a answer and try to point out how to find something with google or the forum search.

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    Quote Originally Posted by leonpmu
    Does anybody have any idea at what time Mike died? I think that would be fitting for the time. (If it is posted in the Mike thread, my apologies, I haven't looked)

    It is there and wasylk posted on 8/29/04 that Mike died just before mid-night [Aug 25/04]. Mike lived in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and the time zone there would have been EDT. ]
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    I have 25th August in my calendar permanently. mdwatts was the kind of guy that made a community work, and he is sorely missed.
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    ummm....I'd rather remember his birthday.

    Does anyone know the date?

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    July 17 (according to the member profile).
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    I haven't posted on here in a long time, but this is deserving.

    mdwatts I miss you. You inspired me to new greatness
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    Quote Originally Posted by blobaugh
    You inspired me to new greatness
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