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Re: NAB

Postby shoo » Jun 12th, 2014, 6:55 pm

I am so saddened to hear of nabs passing. I've had the pleasure of several wonderful conversations with him and will always remember him as a gentleman and an intelligent caring individual. RIP Al.

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Re: NAB

Postby coffeeFreak » Jun 12th, 2014, 7:58 pm

Such sad news. RIP NAB and condolences to his family.
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Re: NAB

Postby Piecemaker » Jun 12th, 2014, 8:36 pm

;-)

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Re: NAB

Postby prairieflower » Jun 12th, 2014, 8:42 pm

Such sad news.... Yet another wonderful Castanutter gone on to the bigger forum out there.

My hearfelt condolences to NAB's family.
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Re: NAB

Postby flamingfingers » Jun 13th, 2014, 4:49 am

Condolences to Nab's family and many friends. He was always a gentleman - thoughtful, insightful and kind. We will all miss his participation on Castanet.
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Re: NAB

Postby gardengirl » Jun 13th, 2014, 5:44 pm

Very sad to hear this news. Nab was such an interesting fellow. I always enjoyed his debates here on the board. He will be missed. I am thinking he and Grammafreddy are somewhere out there holding court.

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Re: NAB - obituary

Postby flamingfingers » Jun 13th, 2014, 6:44 pm

Nab joined Castanet on April 19, 2006. From then until now he has posted in excess of 20,000 posts (I am sure that Glace has the EXACT number) and all of his posts were presented in a way that caused people to consider and think... and perhaps change their way of viewing the topic at hand.

He and I were at loggerheads more than a few times. At times when our disagreements were such, we would battle through PMs which did cause me to reflect on some issues and to his credit, my countervailing arguments provoked some consideration on his part. He was a fantastic debating partner. What a loss that he will no longer be able to give us his reasoned, researched and poignant views.

I miss you Nab.
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Re: NAB - obituary

Postby Glacier » Jun 13th, 2014, 8:10 pm

Very well said, flamingfingings, and thanks for sharing that, Gardengirl. It's always nice to finally put a face to a name. NAB was a big part of the forum, and leaves void that will be hard to fill. I appreciated all the facts that NAB had taught me over the years, especially about how gas prices work.

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Re: NAB - obituary

Postby V-Rated » Jun 14th, 2014, 6:03 am

So sad losing another. RIP Nab
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Re: NAB - obituary

Postby zzontar » Jun 14th, 2014, 6:29 am

RIP Nab
They say you can't believe everything they say.
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Re: NAB - obituary

Postby Sige » Jun 14th, 2014, 6:48 am

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Re: NAB - obituary

Postby erinmore3775 » Jun 14th, 2014, 7:52 pm

NAB always made me think...
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Re: NAB - obituary

Postby Fancy » Jun 15th, 2014, 12:23 pm

I just saw this and can't believe my eyes. I loved his discussions and my sincere condolences to his family and friends.
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Re: NAB - obituary

Postby Fancy » Jun 15th, 2014, 5:48 pm

I just learned that no matter how you may feel about someone - I wish I had the opportunity to meet them face to face. I feel the members that have left us prematurely deserved more than a simple discussion on a forum. I vow to make amends and let those that are important to me into my life just to let them know how important they are. Rest in peace and I will meet you later. Fancy.
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Re: NAB - obituary

Postby The Green Barbarian » Jun 17th, 2014, 8:20 am

I hardly ever agreed with him but he went far too young. Very sad news.
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