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Old May 14th, 2006, 02:49 PM   #1
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In Memory of Ned T Elbows

I do not keep a calander with important dates to remember. In fact, I have a problem now days remembering important items. I would not forget if I had an important date, but it has been so long since I had a date, I have given up on it ever happening again.

With that said. I was reflecting on the past recently, and realized that there has been no mention of one of the truest Lions fans ever. I suspect that the record of recent has him uneasy in his grave but, I truly miss the wit and wisdom that he shared with regularity. I also am still in awe on how he could put a detractor in his place with a single sentence.

I's be wishin my fallen comrade and cyberbud wuz still amongst us.
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Old May 14th, 2006, 02:57 PM   #2
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Nice tribute Mark. He was one of a kind.
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Old May 14th, 2006, 02:59 PM   #3
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Yes he was. I wish I got a chance to interact with him more.
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Old May 14th, 2006, 03:11 PM   #4
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Very nice Mark and a great idea. I hadn't thought about Ned in awhile.

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Old May 14th, 2006, 04:21 PM   #5
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pands--and here is to you Ned T. Elbows
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Old May 14th, 2006, 04:34 PM   #6
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I truly miss the wit and wisdom that he shared with regularity.
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Old May 14th, 2006, 06:21 PM   #7
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Reading his posts reminded me of the scene in "A Christmas Story" when he gets the Little Orphan Annie decoder ring. After I made it through every sentence I felt like I decoded a secret message. He was very entertaining.

Peace to you, Ned, and your family.
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Old May 14th, 2006, 06:53 PM   #8
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RIP..Ned. Every time I would come upon one of his posts, I felt like I was wrapped in a blanket next to the fireplace on a snowy cold winters night. I am sure there wasn't one post from Ned that I did not read At least twice. No one ever doubted Ned, no one ever disagreed with Ned, We simply read his wisdom and silently noded our heads in agreement.
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Old May 14th, 2006, 07:44 PM   #9
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You are never gone when you are still remembered. Here's to you Ned.
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Old May 14th, 2006, 07:47 PM   #10
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Pardon my ignorance but can someone fill me in?
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Old May 14th, 2006, 11:24 PM   #11
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Every time I would come upon one of his posts, I felt like I was wrapped in a blanket next to the fireplace on a snowy cold winters night.
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Pardon my ignorance but can someone fill me in?
Ned T. Elbows was a former poster on the freep forum a few years back. His wife came on the forum one day to inform us that he had died suddenly of a stroke or brain annurism. We were all shocked. Ned was generally liked. (I guess Shark liked him more than most) He used to post in a most unusual manner, purposely using bad grammar --reminiscent of an old & wise gentle codgerly dude-- but making good points in virtually every post. Most times, one would have to read them more than once to get what he said. Several forum members had a Lions jersey made with Ned's name on the back and had it framed in tribute to him. It's nice that every now & then someone creates a thread in his memory.
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Old May 14th, 2006, 11:27 PM   #12
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Ned was the man. Funny, and his posts were very interesting if you could figure out what he was saying. Great guy in person as well.
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Old May 15th, 2006, 09:14 AM   #13
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it took me soooooo long to figure out his posts - then he was gone....
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Old May 15th, 2006, 09:51 AM   #14
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I came to W/C after Ned had passed, so I never had the pleasure of posting with him or of meeting him in person.

But because of the friendships he had formed with the "old timers", I felt as if I knew him.

RIP Ned! I know you are missed very much every day by your family and friends.
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Old May 15th, 2006, 11:28 AM   #15
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Ned was one of the few people who was on at 3:oo/4:00am in the morning and it was always nice chatting with him when I was on midnights. I always remember the first time I met him and his two wives and the night we spent. Great guy.

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Old May 15th, 2006, 11:46 AM   #16
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He was a generous soul, too.

I missed the night before party, but he was buying drinks until the cows came home. PCDave (another long lost member) got so hammered, he stopped drinking after that.
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Old May 15th, 2006, 12:39 PM   #17
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I remember his posts, but didn't realize that he had passed away. I'm very sad to hear that.
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Old May 15th, 2006, 02:40 PM   #18
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He has passed on but what is to say that one day we will not be graced by the presence of his reborn soul?
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Old May 15th, 2006, 03:28 PM   #19
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I always remember the first time I met him and his two wives and the night we spent.
interesting - do tell......
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Old May 15th, 2006, 03:34 PM   #20
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interesting - do tell......
What happens at the Forum Games, stays at the Forum Games. You really should plan on attending next year, Kay (though it is understandable with a new rug rat why you might not be able to make it).
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