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Walter Jowers on stage

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Worked for me. What browser do you use? My first thought when I saw the photo - "That dude is one serious guitar player. They'll probably have to bury him in a guitar-shaped coffin."

ONE TEAM - ONE FIGHT!!!

Mike

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Nice vid. What ever happened with Walter, did he get his fill from this forum or what? Kinda miss his wit.

Yeah, basically.

I miss it too.

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His message was sound, but his delivary was harsh, often rude in my opinion. He came off as a real ass many times. A couple of members got tired of it and attacked him on some thread, he deleated a bunch of his postings and never came back. At least that is the way I remember it.

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Yeah Mark, that pretty much sums it up.

I miss his wit and wisdom too, but I don't miss his bullying. And that's what it was - bullying. He was a very good writer. Some people aren't. He seemed to relish in skewering those with writing skills that weren't up to what he thought they should be, all under the guise of helping that person and the profession as a whole. On the other hand, he seemed extremely thin skinned about criticism of himself. He would not even entertain the notion that his refusal to walk any roof was in any way shortchanging his clients.

There seems to be two different camps here concerning WJ - those who met him and those who haven't. From all I've heard, in person, he's a charming, engaging and gracious guy. That shouldn't buy you a free pass to be a bully on the internet.

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I heard he is skinning rabbits and greasing tilt-a-whirls somewhere south of Nashville.

For the record: He could be really direct. He did bully some folks. I never thought he intended to "hurt" anyone. The truth does hurt.

Oh ya, he was not always right. I'm not always right.

He poked me a few times.

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I miss him. He's a good writer and I would expect him to roll with the punches, especially since he can deliver them well.

Even though he can be harsh at times, I believe his presence contributed to the overall aspects of this forum and it's educative nature.

I hope to see him return.

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