So Long and Thanks for All the Football

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Re: So Long and Thanks for All the Football

Post by Pondering Her Percy » Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:15 pm

Take care Jim. Hope you're able to achieve all your goals :v):
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Re: So Long and Thanks for All the Football

Post by MikethePurple » Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:30 pm

I've been an occasional poster over the years but have always appreciated your takes Jim. They've been well thought out, nuanced, and helped make an interesting board for a predominantly civil and insightful community (which seems rare for the internet in general). I feel like you've been a great contributor to that environment along with many others here.

Your thoughts will definitely be missed, however, even when I am posting (infrequently as it may be) I recognize how much time and energy it takes for those who are regular contributors. It really shows dedication but I also understand the need to step away to focus on other things. Best of luck to you in everything and definitely hope to see you on here from time to time!
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Re: So Long and Thanks for All the Football

Post by Husker Vike » Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:42 pm

I am more of a reader than a poster, but i have enjoyed your posts and respect your opinions.
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Re: So Long and Thanks for All the Football

Post by CbusVikesFan » Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:36 pm

Jim,
It's going go be very different without your sound wisdom, eloquence, and acumen on this board.
I've enjoyed and respected your posts the most.
Thank you for your dedication to this board and the Vikings. :rock:
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Re: So Long and Thanks for All the Football

Post by PurpleHalo » Tue Aug 22, 2017 6:17 pm

Finally turned to the darkside, and joined the Bears. Shame on you!

Good luck in your endeavers, see you around, albeit less frequently. Think you could mow my lawn, before you get entreanched in this important stuff? Getting long, and I'm busy. Haha. Take care viking bro.
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Re: So Long and Thanks for All the Football

Post by PsyDanny » Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:53 pm

Oh, Jim.

Although I do not post frequently, my participation essentially goes back to the Usenet days (with a pause for a time until I merged into the web world). Your name is one that rings back to those day - smart about football (I have learned so much from you) and yet not arrogant, always giving this group a steady center of calm and humor.

Please don't abandon us completely. At least show up now and again to party with us when our team has it successes.

Be well.

Shalom!

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Re: So Long and Thanks for All the Football

Post by Mothman » Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:17 am

Thank you very much for the kind words. I sincerely appreciate them.

I'll miss this place, especially on Sundays, but I will check in from time to time to say hi and talk a little football.
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Re: So Long and Thanks for All the Football

Post by Norv Zimmer » Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:12 am

Hopefully you come back and post now and again, you were always the level headed calming influence on VMB. Have fun with whatever you are doing and SKOL! :v): :smilevike:
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Re: So Long and Thanks for All the Football

Post by ChicagoViking » Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:15 pm

Long time reader, rare poster. You will be missed. Your insights are among the best in the business. :smilevike:
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Re: So Long and Thanks for All the Football

Post by HardcoreVikesFan » Wed Aug 23, 2017 2:03 pm

Jim,

Thanks for being an active member and for being thoughtful to me all those years ago when I joined the board.

I don't post here much anymore, but I wanted to post a proper good-bye.

I appreciate your insights, generosity, and willingness to engage with members.

You'll be missed.
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Re: So Long and Thanks for All the Football

Post by Just Me » Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:57 pm

Jim - Sorry to hear the news. I've been much more of a "lurker" as of late, but I will miss your thoughtful posts and insights. Best wishes in your professional endeavors (you deserve it) and I'll enjoy the occasions you drop in to say "Hi"

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Re: So Long and Thanks for All the Football

Post by Fran the Man » Wed Aug 23, 2017 7:30 pm

The place won't be the same without you Jim. I don't post too often but been a member since '06. Always enjoyed your posts. Good luck in your endeavors.
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Re: So Long and Thanks for All the Football

Post by LondonViking » Thu Aug 24, 2017 3:21 am

I don't post much but I love to read the forum, I will miss your comments and insights.

Good luck for the future :D
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Re: So Long and Thanks for All the Football

Post by 808vikingsfan » Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:21 am

Good luck Jim. I've learned a lot from you and not just about football.

I hope you have some other outlet to express your Vikings issues whether it be friends or relatives. For me, VMB is therapeutic.

This forum will always be one click away so please chime in from time to time.
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Re: So Long and Thanks for All the Football

Post by Texas Vike » Thu Aug 24, 2017 10:05 am

808vikingsfan wrote:Good luck Jim. I've learned a lot from you and not just about football.

I hope you have some other outlet to express your Vikings issues whether it be friends or relatives. For me, VMB is therapeutic.

This forum will always be one click away so please chime in from time to time.
An outlet for our "Vikings Issues." :lol: Well said.
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