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Offline DPMOmaha

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Re: Mathguy
« Reply #25: September 09, 2021, 03:24:04 PM »
Oh, Debbie, I'm so sorry to hear this! Mathguy will be remembered as a wonderful contributor to this community and will be greatly missed.

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« Reply #26: September 09, 2021, 06:13:54 PM »
So very sorry for your loss. He will be missed.

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« Reply #27: September 10, 2021, 10:02:45 AM »
This breaks my heart. WNFF will be an emptier place without him. I really added personality to the forum and without him it’s character just won’t be the same. My deepest condolences to you and your family and I hope seeing what everyone thought or Brian gives you some small measure of comfort in what I’m sure must be a really hard time.

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« Reply #28: September 10, 2021, 06:38:39 PM »
Very sad to hear this, and sorry for your loss.  He always sent a paper check in the snail mail for the annual donation drives, gave me a chuckle every time.  Very mathguy thing to do.

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« Reply #29: September 10, 2021, 06:44:55 PM »
I’m so sorry to hear this news. I always enjoyed his posts and seeing him at the Meet & Greets. He was definitely one of a kind and will be missed on this board. My condolences to you and the family.

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« Reply #30: September 11, 2021, 07:32:27 AM »
Very sad news and wishing the best for you, Debbie.  Tell me more about Brian.  How did he come to be such a huge Nats fan?

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« Reply #31: September 11, 2021, 09:41:52 PM »
Mrs. Mathguy here. Thanks for your comforting words, guys. I thought you might enjoy this FB post by the owner of The Lost Colony Pub in Manteo.
https://www.facebook.com/193461149413/posts/10159704336804414/?d=n

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« Reply #32: September 11, 2021, 09:55:47 PM »
Mrs. Mathguy here. Thanks for your comforting words, guys. I thought you might enjoy this FB post by the owner of The Lost Colony Pub in Manteo.
https://www.facebook.com/193461149413/posts/10159704336804414/?d=n

Yes, indeed...a fine tribute...

He'll be with us in spirit next Saturday...of that I'm quite certain...

Best...

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« Reply #33: September 11, 2021, 11:14:16 PM »
Mrs. Mathguy here. Thanks for your comforting words, guys. I thought you might enjoy this FB post by the owner of The Lost Colony Pub in Manteo.
https://www.facebook.com/193461149413/posts/10159704336804414/?d=n
Most excellent. Cheers to Brian.

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Re: Mathguy
« Reply #34: September 12, 2021, 04:26:22 PM »
We didn’t agree on a lot of things, but we definitely agreed on our love for the Nats and how much fun it was to grab a drink at the ballpark. I was lucky to grab a beer with him a few times and will miss his banter. This board is diminished in his absence.

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Re: Mathguy
« Reply #35: September 12, 2021, 07:22:28 PM »
I'm so sorry for your loss, Debbie. I liked him, and we will miss him. I wish you peace and comfort.

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Re: Mathguy
« Reply #36: September 13, 2021, 10:47:52 AM »
Damn, really sad to read this.

I made my ambivalence about the guy no secret, but overall he seemed like a decent dude (how could someone with their dog in their avatar not be?) who just wanted to enjoy the good things in life.

He definitely livened up this forum and made so many of us laugh (intentionally or not :lol: ).

Sorry to those he left behind.

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« Reply #37: September 13, 2021, 12:56:56 PM »


I haven't logged in here for well over a year, but I want to express my condolences to Mathguy's family. 

After buying a new (lightweight HD) TV, Mathguy offered his old TV-DVD-VCR 26" combination unit for free to WNFF members, probably around 2005-2006. kimnat also wanted it for a second TV, but I was using a blurry 20-year-old 19-inch TV. I came to Mathguy's Arlington VA home to get it, where I met Mrs. Mathguy too. He helped carry that 150-pound unit to my car. That thing worked for about 10 more years and the VCR still works. Somebody threw away a 32” HD widescreen TV, which I use now.

I really appreciate Mathguy's generosity. He is the only WNFF member who ever met me. I asked him not to tell anyone that we met. I told him I thought it was funny that some people on WNFF thought I was a kid in 2005, because of my avatar. He kept that secret for the rest of his life! I sent him a PM during the 2019 World Series run, reminding him of his TV, which he had forgotten about.

I have not watched a single baseball game since the Nationals' World Series win. The MLB commissioner can shove it, with his 2020 weirdo rules, and then interfering with Georgia's 2021 election laws. Let me know when the All Star game is rescheduled to be played in Atlanta, you hypocrite!

I was not going to watch this team when baseball returned to Washington in 2005. 3-hour games and a 162-game season is a LOT of time! RFK Stadium was not ready for baseball then, so the team was on the road for the first few weeks. They rose to first place, so I started watching and got hooked. We endured bad seasons for years, and I tried to make people laugh on WNFF in the GDT's. I donned a gorilla suit behind home plate, during the first game played in Nationals Park in 2008. The World Series championship was great, after all we endured. But now, I don't miss the game at all.

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Re: Mathguy
« Reply #38: September 13, 2021, 02:04:26 PM »

Glad you are well N2P...and that you logged in to say farewell to Mathguy...

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Re: Mathguy
« Reply #39: September 13, 2021, 02:10:34 PM »
Glad this was made a sticky. Sending good energy to Mathguy's family.

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Re: Mathguy
« Reply #40: September 13, 2021, 02:42:26 PM »
N2P - I've been so worried about you and your disappearance from here.  Thank you for posting!  Please occasionally drop by and post in the Clubhouse thread for members who haven't posted in a while.  While I enjoy your more frequent posts, just knowing folks are OK is a huge relief on my mind.

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« Reply #41: September 13, 2021, 03:43:18 PM »
N2P you were a one of a kind poster and you are sorely missed, but glad to know you are doing well. Debbie, what a great tribute to Brian, thank you for sharing that. We will for sure be toasting mathguy on Saturday :cheers:

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Re: Mathguy
« Reply #42: September 13, 2021, 04:24:47 PM »
good to see you, though for an unfortunate reason. Please do check in from time to time.

Offline Elvir Ovcina

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« Reply #43: September 13, 2021, 04:36:40 PM »
I rarely post on these sorts of threads.  Mathguy was an entertaining and unique poster, though, and it seems clear from what others are saying that he brought joy to many online and in the real world.  This makes his unexpected end all the harder for many, I'd assume.

It's clear that he enjoyed his life to a degree that I and many others can only envy; and from that I hope his loved ones can take comfort, for their roles in that cannot have been minor.

Offline RobDibblesGhost

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Re: Mathguy
« Reply #44: September 13, 2021, 09:42:56 PM »
I was out of pocket for a few days and totally devastated to come back and see this news. I had the pleasure of meeting Mathguy at one of the M&Gs and we enjoyed a brief chat (and he was very proud of his 45 jersey). Condolences to all his family and friends.

Offline Copecwby20

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« Reply #45: September 15, 2021, 10:25:19 AM »
Gotta be honest, going through old posts and seeing some of Mathguy’s snarky replies stings a bit.  :(

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Re: Mathguy
« Reply #46: September 15, 2021, 10:31:54 AM »
Gotta be honest, going through old posts and seeing some of Mathguy’s snarky replies stings a bit.  :(
to be fair, he got rode pretty hard on some things, too.

Offline skippy1999

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« Reply #47: September 15, 2021, 02:14:36 PM »
to be fair, he got rode pretty hard on some things, too.
And yet never once got in a snit about it or took it too personally, that's pretty rare these days.

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« Reply #48: September 15, 2021, 02:20:43 PM »
And yet never once got in a snit about it or took it too personally, that's pretty rare these days.



he and I went back and forth for years and he was always a good sport about it :clap:

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« Reply #49: September 15, 2021, 03:46:51 PM »


he and I went back and forth for years and he was always a good sport about it :clap:
Right? No matter how harsh people might be to him he always greeted it with almost amusement, it was really refreshing actually.