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Old 19 June 2018, 15:21   #1
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Thanks willk!

Just a quick note to let everyone know that after six years of hard work behind the scenes willk has decided to renounce his magical moderating powers and return to being a RIBnet muggle so he can actually spend more time boating.

Thanks for all your help, and I hope you'll be hanging round for a while yet
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Old 19 June 2018, 15:32   #2
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Good luck Willk, welcome back to the darkside
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Old 19 June 2018, 16:05   #4
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Old 19 June 2018, 16:08   #5
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Just a quick note to let everyone know that after six years of hard work behind the scenes willk has decided to renounce his magical moderating powers ....
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Old 19 June 2018, 16:20   #6
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Thought RIBnet was a bit like the Foreign Legion, you sign up, but can never leave?

Willk has been a great admin and consistently fair when things have gone off topic.
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Old 19 June 2018, 16:24   #7
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Thought RIBnet was a bit like the Foreign Legion, you sign up, but can never leave?
I like to think of it as more like Hotel California.

Happy boating willk
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I like to think of it as more like Hotel California.

Happy boating willk


Psychedelic even!!. Watch out on the waves now🥃
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Yep thanks for all your efforts over the past six years !
Good Luck for the future . Bern .
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I am like you Willk .. (or perhaps you are like me ?)

And now prefer to spend most my time on the water rather than post on forums.

Enjoy your days afloat .. and who knows ... we may meet again ... some day ... on some far off place.



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Yes indeed, thanks WillK.
It's easy as casual users of the site to forget that a few people commit a lot of personal time to this site.
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I've only been around here a short time but you've been one of the 'constants' on this forum to me. Thankyou.

Good luck, and look forward to reading many more posts from you.
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Thanks Wilk for all the time spent and doing a outstanding job mate.


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Cheers wilk happy boating we need pics though mate
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Thanks all for the kind words. I'm not going anywhere - sorry Piggy

There were a few other things that I needed to spend more time on, oddly boating isn't an issue - 70hrs on the engine so far this year and I got paid for 50 of them. I'll certainly be seeing a few of you on the water if I'm spared, in fact, I might be in the Isles next week.
I always say "you can never go back" and I don't suppose this will be any different - but I must say I have very fond memories of Bigmuz7 and I waiting for Poly to slip down the pub for his habitual half of shandy on a Friday at 2230hrs so we could unleash chaos for an hour - kept him looking lively
Now that was living!
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Thanks all for the kind words. I'm not going anywhere...
Well that's cool.
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By Isles you mean where? Since you're a secretive bugr...approximately.
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By Isles you mean where? Since you're a secretive bugr...approximately.
Well, that's the thing, we don't know.

We had a big cruise planned (the kind you NEED a satphone for) but some sad circumstances have nixed that idea for this year. If the WX and the home front allows, we might rip up to Skye or Harris, dunno. You out on the western front?
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At times when things were going out of control on this site you were often the voice of moderation

Regards

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Well, that's the thing, we don't know.

We had a big cruise planned (the kind you NEED a satphone for) but some sad circumstances have nixed that idea for this year. If the WX and the home front allows, we might rip up to Skye or Harris, dunno. You out on the western front?


Rockall, Faroes via Shetland??
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Some things don't change....


But yeah, exiting Area A1.
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