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A final goodbye to Randy and the ORP forum

A final goodbye to Randy and the ORP forum

Old Dec 31, 10, 12:53 pm
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A final goodbye to Randy and the ORP forum

It seems oddly appropriate that this, my 10,000th post on FT, should occur on the day that the ORP forum disappeared (one day before its time).

But we can all never thank Randy enough for the value and pleasure he has given to so many with this website -- not to mention the other publications he started as well.

Happy sailing, and good-bye to the "Only Randy Petersen" forum. Things may still be excellent here on FT, but they will never be the same.
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Old Jan 1, 11, 1:33 am
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Randy, thank you for everything ^



btw, the ORP forum is still there
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Old Jan 1, 11, 2:13 am
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Originally Posted by RichardInSF View Post
It seems oddly appropriate that this, my 10,000th post on FT, should occur on the day that the ORP forum disappeared (one day before its time).

But we can all never thank Randy enough for the value and pleasure he has given to so many with this website -- not to mention the other publications he started as well.

Happy sailing, and good-bye to the "Only Randy Petersen" forum. Things may still be excellent here on FT, but they will never be the same.
Nicely said. ^
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Old Jan 1, 11, 9:18 am
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Originally Posted by RichardInSF View Post
It seems oddly appropriate that this, my 10,000th post on FT, should occur on the day that the ORP forum disappeared (one day before its time).

But we can all never thank Randy enough for the value and pleasure he has given to so many with this website -- not to mention the other publications he started as well.

Happy sailing, and good-bye to the "Only Randy Petersen" forum. Things may still be excellent here on FT, but they will never be the same.
I will not even attempt to improve upon this!

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Nicely said. ^
Indeed.

And thank you Randy for Flyertalk. FT (and SAVE300) changed my life!
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Old Jan 1, 11, 9:20 am
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Old Jan 1, 11, 9:27 am
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Excellent post OP!

This community has enriched me to the point that I feel so blessed, meeting lots of great people is on top of the list.

Thank you from bottom of my heart.
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Old Jan 1, 11, 9:33 am
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Originally Posted by RichardInSF View Post
Things may still be excellent here on FT, but they will never be the same.
Great post by the OP!

And this time, I really mean that seriously. ^
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Old Jan 1, 11, 9:39 am
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Agree with all the above. Thanks Randy for feeding my daily addiction and best wishes for all you desire in the future.
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Old Jan 1, 11, 1:39 pm
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Originally Posted by RichardInSF View Post
It seems oddly appropriate that this, my 10,000th post on FT, should occur on the day that the ORP forum disappeared (one day before its time).

But we can all never thank Randy enough for the value and pleasure he has given to so many with this website -- not to mention the other publications he started as well.

Happy sailing, and good-bye to the "Only Randy Petersen" forum. Things may still be excellent here on FT, but they will never be the same.
Agreed on all counts ^ (but don't forget to knock 3 times so you can come in )
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Old Jan 1, 11, 1:45 pm
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Farewell to the ORP Forum, but welcome to Randy Petersen, member of FlyerTalk. Looking forward to your posts and see you at the Congratulations LIH Prem DO!
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Old Jan 1, 11, 2:06 pm
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i cant even begin to imagine how many lives FT has changed, even lurkers or indirectly. im certainly one of them.

ORP is gone... http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/techn...-petersen.html
edit - ok, so its there, but not linked. odd.

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Old Jan 4, 11, 7:40 am
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It is not like RP left, he is still a senior moderator and administrator across all the forums. And is still connected to us here via the blogs, and other frequent flyer websites his company runs here. Still expect to "see" him around!

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