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Old 07-31-2012, 11:19 PM   #1
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Where's Walt?

Just curious, but does anyone know what's become of Walt? I know he left the forum some time ago over an issue with, I believe, posts being changed or deleted by the previous administration. But with his frequent contributions and the interest he stirred up with his stated inention to give his current boat away, I wonder every now and then how he's doing, if he's still involved with boating, if he still has his boat.....
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Old 07-31-2012, 11:55 PM   #2
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I think the people he gave the boat to brought it back and said thanks but no thanks after filling it up once.....Just Kidding, no idea where he is.
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He kept the boat and is still using it and keeping it in A+++ condition.

He lurks this site often. Maybe someday he will again grace us with his "presence".
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Old 08-01-2012, 10:33 AM   #4
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Mabye it's like Evil Kinevl saying he's going to jump whatever and then not doing it. Can't show his face. If so he'll get over it in time and by then we will all have practically gotten over it so look for Walt in the future. This thread may draw him out too.
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Old 08-01-2012, 11:28 AM   #5
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He kept the boat and is still using it and keeping it in A+++ condition.

He lurks this site often. Maybe someday he will again grace us with his "presence".
Would Walt keep his boat anyother way?
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Mabye it's like Evil Kinevl saying he's going to jump whatever and then not doing it. Can't show his face.
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Eric, that ain't it, and it's uncharacteristic of you to say something like that.
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Well he did sorta lead us on some. Turned out to be a good thread though. I like Walt. He was the first person I talked to on the phone from the forum back in 07. Walt was a good poster from the get go. I'm quite sure he'll be back. I could be jealous he's gett'in more attention than me though. HA HA I hope.
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Old 08-01-2012, 11:53 AM   #8
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Well he did sorta lead us on some. Turned out to be a good thread though. I like Walt. He was the first person I talked to on the phone from the forum back in 07. Walt was a good poster from the get go. I'm quite sure he'll be back. I could be jealous he's gett'in more attention than me though. HA HA I hope.
I thought that you liked Walt. It just didn't sound like you. If Walt returns, I'm sure that he will explain what was going on about his boat. He has given one away before, and has the wherewithall to do it again. I don't think he was giving us any BS at all.

Besides, you just don't know what was being said about you when you were away moving to the states.
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Besides, you just don't know what was being said about you when you were away moving to the states.

Yeah I started a Marin celebrity roast yesterday.

Should we toast him?

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Old 08-01-2012, 02:58 PM   #10
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Thanks for the update on Walt.

The forum was a more relevant place to visit when he was participating due to his boating, business, and overall life experience. We had a few private exchanges regarding his contemplated boat donation and what he said and his explanation made sense from his perspective. People do things that are obviously reasonable and logical in their situation but may not appear so to people in different situations. I believe this is one of those instances. Also, time has a habit of making an idea that makes sense now perhaps seem less attractive down the road.

In any event, it would be nice to have him back as a participant again if for no other reason than Walt was the one guy I could always count on to "get" what I wrote.
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I have never met Walt but hope to someday through a mutual trawler forum friend who has kept in touch with him and actually visited him fairly recently. I may be making this up (I have a terrible memory) but I think they went out on Walt's boat together.
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I have never met Walt but hope to someday through a mutual trawler forum friend who has kept in touch with him and actually visited him fairly recently. I may be making this up (I have a terrible memory) but I think they went out on Walt's boat together.
Yeah, Walt is not too discriminating, and doesn't really care who he is seen with.
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I have never met Walt but hope to someday through a mutual trawler forum friend who has kept in touch with him and actually visited him fairly recently. I may be making this up (I have a terrible memory) but I think they went out on Walt's boat together.
I think you may be referring to a certain aviator forum member who photo documented a horrible, glaring deficiency in Walt's refrigerator so that it did not pass survey.
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Yea I started early on thinking Walt would get pretty excited about giving it away but ... what a great idea and then down the road think Hmmmmmn maybe this isn't such a great idea. A plan to kill your wife's lover may be rather right on at first but when one starts think'in later on ..... I like Walt's boat a lot but wouldn't want to own it (especially w Walt look's over my shoulder). That chrome anchor though .... that's another story. but I am glad to hear he still has it.

Marin,
Does "get what you wrote" mean agreeing w you? Ha ha I think I even agreed w you ....... once. Actually many times. But I'm sure we both had moments when we thought the other never a greed w us.

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I pointed out something that I thought was wrong w Walt's boat but fortunately he disagreed w me. Yes.

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Does "get what you wrote" mean agreeing w you?
No. Walt and I didn't agree on several things, one of them being politics.

Walt has the ability to figure out meanings without needing a string of emoticons to help him out. You don't have to See Spot Run one's writing for Walt to understand and appreciate it. He "gets" subtlety.
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I think you may be referring to a certain aviator forum member who photo documented a horrible, glaring deficiency in Walt's refrigerator so that it did not pass survey.


The truth is that the moderators banned Walt due to his libation void refrigerator. It was indeed one of our fellow TF members that documented and confirmed this terrible event. Us mods were truly shocked he would let his fridge be so devoid of alcoholic refreshments and it really became the straw that broke the camel's back in regards to his being on TF. We can stand bayliners and all kinds of terrible things but NOT empty refrigerators with not even a cold PBR in it.

Just kidding obviously- Walt is very much NOT banned and couldn't imagine ever doing so. Like all positive and contributing members that are not here at various times and various reasons, we miss him being on TF and I know I for one hope he comes back to say hi even if he has no beer or liquor in his refrigerator!!
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The truth is that the moderators banned Walt due to his libation void refrigerator. It was indeed one of our fellow TF members that documented and confirmed this terrible event. Us mods were truly shocked he would let his fridge be so devoid of alcoholic refreshments and it really became the straw that broke the camel's back in regards to his being on TF. We can stand bayliners and all kinds of terrible things but NOT empty refrigerators with not even a cold PBR in it.

Just kidding obviously- Walt is very much NOT banned and couldn't imagine ever doing so. Like all positive and contributing members that are not here at various times and various reasons, we miss him being on TF and I know I for one hope he comes back to say hi even if he has no beer or liquor in his refrigerator!!
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