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    A short post in memory of Eileen Wharmby, who passed away on December 15th, 2004.

    Gone, but never forgotten.

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    Leif, thank you - we owe her much....
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    May she rest in peace...

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    Leif,

    Thank you so much for posting this reminder.

    It was Eileen who taught me that we don't have to accept the routine rudeness and aggresion of the Internet, and she did it in a gentle but determined way. She made this lounge the place it has been for so many years, somewhere where we can all share and learn.

    Never forgotten indeed.

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    My sentiments are shared with the previous responses. She had created this once unique place and I am sure she'll be remembered for that contribution for a long time to come.

    5 years already, hey? I for one am just glad to see that the lounge has gone from strength to strength ever since and am sure that Eileen would have been proud of the baby we managed, tweaked and enjoyed, ready for handover.

    Which reminds me, a BIG thank you to all the contributors, WMVPs, Moderators and admins over all the years, you have no idea how much I appreciated your help after having ended up here as an accidental admin.

    I'll certainly never forget Eileen, and yes indeed, may she rest in peace!
    Cheers, Claude.

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    Thank you, Leif.

    Her memory is enshrined...

    Requiescat in pace.

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    Thank you Leif, I almost miss the "Witch Avatar" at the top of the Lounge on this day. She did make the Lounge a special place and one of the reasons I stayed here for such a long time.
    Jerry

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    After five years I can and will still shed a tear of sadness for our loss of Mum! She's in a Glorious Place now keeping watch over the Heavenly Boards, where - may she continue to rest in peace.

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    Eileen is sorely missed. She was so important to many of us even though most of us never met her.

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    Mum is indeed missed to this day. We had a lot of fun going back to the old BBS version of the Lounge. She would brook no misbehavior and applied warts to any who deserved them. She kept her face off the internet all ts hose years and substituted her witchy avatar for a (probably) much less interesting photo. She reveled in taking the available tools and teaching them to dance. This incarnation of the Lounge needs a statue in the lobby of Eileen's witch, broom upraised, ready to zap any miscreants and to sweep up the messes.
    Charlotte

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    Best I could do... Vale, Mum...

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    I never knew Eileen and didn't become a regular poster until the year she died. But, she is the sole reason that I am here today. Without her unique and personal style of administering these boards I would probably never have come back after my initial visit to have a question answered. After a year of inactivity on my part Eileen sent me an email letting me know that the Lounge could not keep my account open if It wasn't active (space limitations I suppose). I came back and have never left. Such is the power of the Lounge.

    God rest Eileen.
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    Yes, I have missed "Mum" and have not forgotten her.

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    I loved that little witch avatar -- and the very crafty advice and help that came from the person behind it. Thanks for reminding us.

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    Just curious... if this was your first post, how do you know of Eileen ???
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