underpressure, RIP

Old Sep 27, 15, 8:49 am
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underpressure, RIP

I have just received the sad news that underpressure has passed away after a long illness.

Underpressure, whose real name was James Holmes, was a good friend both on and off of the internet. He had a great sense of humor and I remember that when the other James Holmes became internationally infamous, Jim wrote to me saying that had he posted under his real name, the folks on Omni would accuse him of being the shooter.

Jim, with over 35,000 FT posts, was a stalwart of FT and especially the Delta Forum. Those of us who knew him personally, and there were quite a few, will miss him greatly.
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Old Sep 27, 15, 9:45 am
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Sad news. Jim & his wife generously hosted FTers in their home on several occasions. I will miss him. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.
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Old Sep 27, 15, 10:05 am
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Originally Posted by Dovster View Post
I have just received the sad news that underpressure has passed away after a long illness.

Underpressure, whose real name was James Holmes, was a good friend both on and off of the internet. He had a great sense of humor and I remember that when the other James Holmes became internationally infamous, Jim wrote to me saying that had he posted under his real name, the folks on Omni would accuse him of being the shooter.

Jim, with over 35,000 FT posts, was a stalwart of FT and especially the Delta Forum. Those of us who knew him personally, and there were quite a few, will miss him greatly.
I'm so sorry to hear this as I really only know him from omni and more specifically the college football annual threads as we've had our fun going back-and-forth over college football teams and conferences

I'm really sad to hear this and may James rest in peace

My condolences to his friends and family
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Old Sep 27, 15, 10:11 am
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I'm really sorry to learn this. I've known him by his handle for years. We've lost a member of the family.
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Old Sep 27, 15, 10:24 am
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Very sad news.

I'll miss him in both good and bad Omni a lot.
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Old Sep 27, 15, 12:00 pm
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Originally Posted by SanDiego1K View Post
I'm really sorry to learn this. I've known him by his handle for years. We've lost a member of the family.
Indeed. My condolences to his family.
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Old Sep 27, 15, 12:31 pm
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Thank you for letting us know. I always enjoyed his posts and respected his opinion. The FT community lost a valuable member and friend.
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Old Sep 27, 15, 1:00 pm
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I knew underpressure; and I am stunned and saddened at the news.

In fact, the last time I saw him was with Dovster...
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Old Sep 27, 15, 1:25 pm
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RIP Jim.
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Old Sep 27, 15, 1:40 pm
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That is so sad. Condolences to his family. RIP.
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Old Sep 27, 15, 2:17 pm
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My sincerest condolences to his family. He was a fine man and a spirited member of the FT community.
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Old Sep 27, 15, 2:31 pm
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Very sad. Condolences
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Old Sep 27, 15, 2:33 pm
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So sad to hear this.

I remember him fondly from OMNI and elsewhere on FT. My condolences to his family.
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Old Sep 27, 15, 3:04 pm
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I had noticed a decrease in his posts and wondered what had happened to him. Condolences to the family.
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Old Sep 27, 15, 3:25 pm
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May you join another Ft forum, hoping you didn't suffer much and went in peace. Enjoy your resting place, while keeping an eye on us.
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