Where is Third Crank?

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Where is Third Crank?

Postby Mike Sales » 11 Jul 2019, 6:17pm

Does anybody know why Third Crank is no longer posting? I miss his informative, sensible posts.

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Re: Where is Third Crank?

Postby Mick F » 12 Jul 2019, 8:30am

Dunno.
I've not heard anything.

TC has taken time off from the forum a couple of times over the years. Maybe he needs some peace and quiet.
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Re: Where is Third Crank?

Postby iandriver » 12 Jul 2019, 9:20am

Early July? Let's hope a lot of the regulars are off on their bikes and giving the internet a miss. :D
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Re: Where is Third Crank?

Postby 100%JR » 13 Jul 2019, 11:14pm

I’ve had a three month hiatus...just got bored of all the .... can’t think of a word that won’t offend someone here... :lol:
May be TC has done the same?
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Re: Where is Third Crank?

Postby hondated » 15 Jul 2019, 10:33am

100%JR wrote:I’ve had a three month hiatus...just got bored of all the .... can’t think of a word that won’t offend someone here... :lol:
May be TC has done the same?


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Re: Where is Third Crank?

Postby reohn2 » 15 Jul 2019, 10:41am

Mick F wrote:....... Maybe he needs some peace and quiet.

A distinct possibility.
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Re: Where is Third Crank?

Postby PDQ Mobile » 15 Jul 2019, 2:05pm

Fled to Spain?!

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Re: Where is Third Crank?

Postby Vorpal » 15 Jul 2019, 2:11pm

TC has had breaks before.

Also, he might be looking after grandkids?
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Re: Where is Third Crank?

Postby Bonefishblues » 15 Jul 2019, 2:30pm

Vorpal wrote:TC has had breaks before.

Also, he might be looking after grandkids?

How often do you take the Register, out of interest? :D

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Re: Where is Third Crank?

Postby Vorpal » 15 Jul 2019, 2:37pm

Bonefishblues wrote:
Vorpal wrote:TC has had breaks before.

Also, he might be looking after grandkids?

How often do you take the Register, out of interest? :D

:lol: :lol: :lol:

I don't. Like others, every now and then, I notice someone hasn't been around for awhile, and check their profile.
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Re: Where is Third Crank?

Postby Mick F » 15 Jul 2019, 4:30pm

Taking the register? :lol:

Some of us have been on here since way back when. Not just this forum from 2007, but the previous one and the previous one before that.
I got onto here maybe 2004 or even earlier. All that database has long since gone and consigned to the great internet in the sky.

What I feel is an issue, is that a few of us on here have known each other in a forum-sort-of-way for a dozen years. Very few of us have met each other personally ............. I met TC and Asdace and John1054, as well as Vorpal via Skipe, Si and a few others too. Spoke to Graham on the phone, and had PM's with lots of you.

The problem is if one of us stops posting ................. why?
TC has come off a couple of times, so it's not unusual for him.
What would you say if I stopped?

Hopefully, Mrs Mick F as a member on here as Burscough Girl may say if I've broken a leg or fallen off my bike, or feeling grumpy with the world, but it won't be her first consideration to come on here ........ and why should it be?

None of us are getting any younger, and I'm not suggesting TC has a health issue at all, but we are all human. Some of us want time out from the hustle and bustle of chatting on an internet forum about cycling ........... and Brexit.

With any luck, he's on a cruise somewhere enjoying the summer.
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Re: Where is Third Crank?

Postby fausto copy » 15 Jul 2019, 8:13pm

Leeds and Liverpool Canal probably. :wink:

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Re: Where is Third Crank?

Postby reohn2 » 15 Jul 2019, 9:47pm

Like MickF,I to tend get a little concerned when someone who's been a forum member for a long time and then stops posting especially when they're what I'd consider a valuable and knowledgeable member.
TC has had health problems in recent years which is no secret as he's posted about them,which makes me that bit more concerned.
I hope he's just taking a bit of time off for a holiday doing a bit of birdwatching,which I know he enjoys with Mrs TC,and will be back soon :)
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Re: Where is Third Crank?

Postby Samuel D » 11 Aug 2019, 2:56pm

He’s still gone, though. No-one’s heard anything? I hope all’s alright.

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Re: Where is Third Crank?

Postby Vorpal » 11 Aug 2019, 7:26pm

I've heard from him. He's fine. Just busy with family life and not too inclined to spend time here at the moment. He's taken breaks before. I imagine he'll be back again.
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