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There have been some great contributors over the years who have not been seen on this forum for some time. I am wondering if anyone has seen them posting or contributing to other forums now that they are gone. The contributors I am looking for are:

HEDGEFUNDI
Steve Reading
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Uncorrelated use to post on the rational reminder forum, but they have not been seen there recently either. Are there other forums like this one with the same level of discussion?
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I suspect that Steve Reading is not “gone”, he has only been away for a month. Many of us get deeply involved in work projects and/or take time away from the forum.

I post a lot less when traveling (RV).
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I second this post - I love the conversations these people create.
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HEDGEFUNDIE has left the building.

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David Jay wrote: Wed Apr 28, 2021 11:41 am I suspect that Steve Reading is not “gone”, he has only been away for a month. Many of us get deeply involved in work projects and/or take time away from the forum.

I post a lot less when traveling (RV).
On his Lifecycle investing thread it was reported that he was banned and is no longer on the thread.
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TdF fan wrote: Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:24 pm HEDGEFUNDIE has left the building.

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I know this. I was asking if anyone knows if they moved to another forum where they are contributing.
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RovenSkyfall wrote: Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:26 pm
TdF fan wrote: Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:24 pm HEDGEFUNDIE has left the building.

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=318155&p=5326882#p5326882
I know this. I was asking if anyone knows if they moved to another forum where they are contributing.
Ah, apologies. My bad.
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TdF fan wrote: Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:28 pm
RovenSkyfall wrote: Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:26 pm
TdF fan wrote: Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:24 pm HEDGEFUNDIE has left the building.

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=318155&p=5326882#p5326882
I know this. I was asking if anyone knows if they moved to another forum where they are contributing.
Ah, apologies. My bad.
No worries. It is sad to see them gone. A few educated individuals can significantly improve the discussion on these forums and these are three particularly impactful people. To be honest, each of them has created threads (and countless posts) which have significantly altered my understanding of finance.
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Spirit Rider hasn't posted since early Feb - I always enjoy his very in depth and knowledgeable posts
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For those who have been around for awhile - Munchkin Man was the BEST! Never quite sure whether he was some kind of troll or what his agenda was, but boy he sure was entertaining. Comedic interjection in what can be somewhat boring boglehead land.

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RovenSkyfall wrote: Wed Apr 28, 2021 10:16 am There have been some great contributors over the years who have not been seen on this forum for some time. I am wondering if anyone has seen them posting or contributing to other forums now that they are gone. The contributors I am looking for are:

HEDGEFUNDI
Steve Reading
Uncorrelated

Uncorrelated use to post on the rational reminder forum, but they have not been seen there recently either. Are there other forums like this one with the same level of discussion?
Ditto Larry Swedroe.

I know a lot of people didn't like/agree with some of what he said, but I think his contributions were always well founded and stimulated conversation and alternative thinking ... which to my mind is always good, even if you don't agree in the end.
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Peaceful and geerhardusvos. Always loved to learn their take on SWR and AA.
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Is there a mysterious alternate forum where these people have traveled to, or are they just no longer on threads?
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RovenSkyfall wrote: Wed Apr 28, 2021 10:16 am There have been some great contributors over the years who have not been seen on this forum for some time. I am wondering if anyone has seen them posting or contributing to other forums now that they are gone. The contributors I am looking for are:

Steve Reading
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I feel the same. I hope they come back.
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I also welcome the return of Munchkin Man and hope he's doing well...
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Speaking of great contributors, whodidntante has posted helpful advice on a wide range of topics. Hope to see his return to liven things up with his unique perspective!
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Was wondering the same thing. I learned so much from Hedgefundie, I was sad to see him go.
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keanoz wrote: Wed May 19, 2021 3:59 pm Was wondering the same thing. I learned so much from Hedgefundie, I was sad to see him go.
Yep. It was a very interesting exercise, and he made it clear this was not his basic retirement savings; it was his side money to retire really wealthy. I sure wish someone would do yearly updates on how his plan was working out. His thread has wandered into other areas. I was just looking for a yearly update graph.
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life in slices wrote: Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:38 pm Spirit Rider hasn't posted since early Feb - I always enjoy his very in depth and knowledgeable posts
I miss him too, he is an amazing source of information. He is active in WCI, posting as recently as yesterday.
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I wonder where Earl Lemongrab is. Used to post prolifically and started the Final Definitive Thread on Brokerage Transfer Bonuses, but last active July 16, 2019.
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Luckywon wrote: Wed May 19, 2021 4:12 pm I wonder where Earl Lemongrab is. Used to post prolifically and started the Final Definitive Thread on Brokerage Transfer Bonuses, but last active July 16, 2019.
He left permanently. If memory serves, he took exception to being temporarily banned from posting a time or two.
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You could always send them a PM. The default board settings cause an e-mail to be triggered when a PM is sent.
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000 wrote: Sat May 22, 2021 3:27 pm You could always send them a PM. The default board settings cause an e-mail to be triggered when a PM is sent.
Already attempted... :|
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RovenSkyfall wrote: Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:25 pm On his Lifecycle investing thread it was reported that he was banned and is no longer on the thread.
Can you link this?
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000 wrote: Sat May 22, 2021 3:36 pm
RovenSkyfall wrote: Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:25 pm On his Lifecycle investing thread it was reported that he was banned and is no longer on the thread.
Can you link this?
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92irish wrote: Wed Apr 28, 2021 1:09 pm For those who have been around for awhile - Munchkin Man was the BEST! Never quite sure whether he was some kind of troll or what his agenda was, but boy he sure was entertaining. Comedic interjection in what can be somewhat boring boglehead land.

If you don't know what I'm talking about - hit the google search bar.
Thanks for the introduction! Just looked up some of his old posts. Inimitable.
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delamer wrote: Wed May 19, 2021 4:51 pm
Luckywon wrote: Wed May 19, 2021 4:12 pm I wonder where Earl Lemongrab is. Used to post prolifically and started the Final Definitive Thread on Brokerage Transfer Bonuses, but last active July 16, 2019.
He left permanently. If memory serves, he took exception to being temporarily banned from posting a time or two.
I can see this getting to someone. The inability to 'fight back' against a ban must surely be tough to take. Heck, I got a warning that I felt was wrong and quickly deleted it to help me not dwell on it and simply took the wrist slap. Depending on your position in the rest of your life....could drive one to quit.
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I miss Madsinger’s monthly reports. :(
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I miss abuss368's truck. :(
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And sscritic is sorely missed too.
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RubyTuesday wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 6:20 pm And sscritic is sorely missed too.
+1. However, he did participate in virtual BH chapter meetings.
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Sometimes people just have a participation life cycle. I recently left a similar board a lot of people here also visit. Moderation became uneven over there.
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Luckywon wrote: Wed May 19, 2021 4:09 pm
life in slices wrote: Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:38 pm Spirit Rider hasn't posted since early Feb - I always enjoy his very in depth and knowledgeable posts
I miss him too, he is an amazing source of information. He is active in WCI, posting as recently as yesterday.
Completely agreed on Spirit Rider — very knowledgeable and helpful. Any reason given for the departure?
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I haven't seen whodidntante here or on any of the credit card forums that he used to frequent.

I haven't seen cfs here in over two years.
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AE81 wrote: Sun May 23, 2021 8:51 pm I miss Madsinger’s monthly reports. :(
Madsinger is fine! :happy

I've just been in touch with him by PM.

A bit more discussion...

viewtopic.php?f=10&t=350279&newpost=604 ... ead#unread

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Luckywon wrote: Wed May 19, 2021 4:09 pm
life in slices wrote: Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:38 pm Spirit Rider hasn't posted since early Feb - I always enjoy his very in depth and knowledgeable posts
I miss him too, he is an amazing source of information. He is active in WCI, posting as recently as yesterday.
Is WCI = white coat investor?

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Marseille07 wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 4:53 pm I miss abuss368's truck. :(
Did he leave?
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lazynovice wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 10:55 pm
Marseille07 wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 4:53 pm I miss abuss368's truck. :(
Did he leave?
No one knows. Two things we do know are:

He hasn't visited since Thu May 20, 2021 1:07 pm
His post count hit 25000 exactly

It's possible he's taking a break or something.
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lazynovice wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 10:55 pm
Marseille07 wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 4:53 pm I miss abuss368's truck. :(
Did he leave?
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000 wrote: Wed Jun 02, 2021 3:11 pm
lazynovice wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 10:55 pm
Marseille07 wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 4:53 pm I miss abuss368's truck. :(
Did he leave?
viewtopic.php?p=6036789#p6036789
Thanks. There are some threads I just don’t ever click on and wonder how they can go so long, but not enough to click. But then I miss some of the fun, I guess. Hopefully he will return.
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Marseille07 wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 10:58 pm
lazynovice wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 10:55 pm
Marseille07 wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 4:53 pm I miss abuss368's truck. :(
Did he leave?
No one knows. Two things we do know are:

He hasn't visited since Thu May 20, 2021 1:07 pm
His post count hit 25000 exactly

It's possible he's taking a break or something.
Very suspicious that he disappeared after exactly 25,000 posts, don’t you think? Maybe he wanted to leave on a dramatic note, and maybe that explains all the “backing up the truck” posts :D
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Nicolas wrote: Wed Jun 02, 2021 10:49 pm
Marseille07 wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 10:58 pm
lazynovice wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 10:55 pm
Marseille07 wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 4:53 pm I miss abuss368's truck. :(
Did he leave?
No one knows. Two things we do know are:

He hasn't visited since Thu May 20, 2021 1:07 pm
His post count hit 25000 exactly

It's possible he's taking a break or something.
Very suspicious that he disappeared after exactly 25,000 posts, don’t you think? Maybe he wanted to leave on a dramatic note, and maybe that explains all the “backing up the truck” posts :D
The good news is that he visited the forum today. Hopefully he'll start posting soon.
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