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#3163441 - 02/14/13 06:13 AM Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest
ferg
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Ruger - others -

I didn't want to hijack the Gramps thread -

There have been some awfully good folks on this site over the years and the passing from 'Gramps' got me to thinking....

Is there any support for a forum where we could 'retire' screen names so they don't get recycled or used again by someone new that might by chance pick up the old name?

Maybe a 'closed/locked' forum where only the admins could post, post the screen name, maybe a picture a couple of there most memorable posts?



NBForest and Gramps jump right out at me, but I'm sure there have been a few others that might be worthy of such an honor?


What do you guys think?

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#3163446 - 02/14/13 06:17 AM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: ferg]
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I think it's a great idea. Ruger and others?
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#3163450 - 02/14/13 06:23 AM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: Bow Hunter]
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I like that idea as well
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#3163451 - 02/14/13 06:24 AM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: Bow Hunter]
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Very good idea.
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#3163495 - 02/14/13 07:02 AM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: WGK]
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I think it would be a good idea also...

If someone would like to post to the thread, they can send a PM to the mods with what they would like to say and the mods could post it for them along with a link to their profile.

What are the thoughts on having the owners contacting the family letting the family know that a thread has been created in rememberance of a "blessed" member so that the family may be able to visit and share?
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#3163506 - 02/14/13 07:16 AM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: ]
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I'm for it Ferg....heck, why not just have a locked thread and we can post one pic of tndeer members....that way we could put a face with a name...and of course retire screen names of those that have passed...Either way, good idea Ferg
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#3163516 - 02/14/13 07:23 AM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: Coach]
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Good idea
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#3163613 - 02/14/13 08:46 AM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: rabbit hunter]
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You could conceivably let people post their own best memories about interactions with those lost to us. And let a mod protect and guard those threads well. Potentially even send posts in to be reviewed before being put into the thread.
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#3163620 - 02/14/13 08:50 AM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: Nimrod777]
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Something should be done in their honor.
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#3163622 - 02/14/13 08:51 AM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: Nimrod777]
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Sounds like an awesome idea to me too. \:\)
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#3163629 - 02/14/13 08:55 AM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: MUP]
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Great idea ferg.
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#3163633 - 02/14/13 08:58 AM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: preds1]
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dang good idea

Tn deer member memorial forum
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#3163675 - 02/14/13 09:28 AM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: Deer Assassin]
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I like the idea of retiring names
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#3163687 - 02/14/13 09:39 AM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: A.Hall]
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I like the idea.
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#3163689 - 02/14/13 09:41 AM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: A.Hall]
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Good idea. The forum could be setup so noone could start new threads but make replies to a thread already started by the Mods. For instance there would be a thread started by the Mods entitled Gramps. People could then go in and most memories, stories, and pictures of that person in their honor. Not sure if this is possible but a great idea.

I actually thought when I clicked this that the idea would be some type of memorial award given to a member each year at the VOUS. Or maybe some type of TNDeer memorial given to the family. Just a couple of other thoughts running through my mind.
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#3163982 - 02/14/13 02:11 PM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: A.Hall]
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 Originally Posted By: A.Hall
I like the idea of retiring names


one the name is taken it can not be used again

along as there membership is not deleted
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#3164014 - 02/14/13 02:42 PM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: Deer Assassin]
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Great idea ferg!
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#3164033 - 02/14/13 02:57 PM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: in the dog house!]
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I really like the idea of a memorial forum with pics and information—great idea there Ferg!!!! To my knowledge, no other forum has this and just the suggestion is why we are the best campfire on the net!
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#3164137 - 02/14/13 04:43 PM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: TNDeerGuy]
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Great idea!
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#3164168 - 02/14/13 05:10 PM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: timberjack86]
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I am all for this. And since I know this kind of change to the site costs money both short and long term, I hereby commit to $50.00 bucks.
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#3164185 - 02/14/13 05:31 PM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: DaveB]
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Just noticed we have a new forum \:\)
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#3164193 - 02/14/13 05:47 PM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: timberjack86]
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Yep, that guy Ruger is quick for an ol timer.

Mailing address via PM Mr. R. And thanks.

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#3164352 - 02/14/13 08:08 PM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: Kirk]
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great idea
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#3164423 - 02/14/13 09:20 PM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: tickweed]
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Thanks for the quick work Ruger. Did I ever tell you how much I enjoy TnDeer.
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#3164640 - 02/15/13 06:35 AM Re: Thought/Idea - Gramps/NBForest [Re: timberjack86]
ferg
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 Originally Posted By: timberjack86
Just noticed we have a new forum \:\)


GREAT JOB Ruger - it looks awesome -

I believe it will end up being one of the most viewed.....lots of memories and tears -

As someone said, THIS is why this is the best campfire on the interweb \:\)

Bravo Zulu

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