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Missing Person??? #27293
07/09/03 08:34 PM
07/09/03 08:34 PM
HotLine1  Offline
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Has anyone heard from "Sparky66WV (Virgil)??

I know he had some bad times, and I thought he got by that, but I haven't seen any posts from him in a while.

John


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Re: Missing Person??? #27294
07/09/03 09:24 PM
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SvenNYC  Offline
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New York City
Hopefully it just means that he's got legitimate paying jobs coming in from all sides...and that he just has been too tired at the end of the day to flop down in front of the computer.

Re: Missing Person??? #27295
07/10/03 06:13 AM
07/10/03 06:13 AM
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Redsy  Offline
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Bucks County PA
In this line of work, one begins to wonder if someone hasn't been heard from in a while.

Re: Missing Person??? #27296
07/10/03 10:34 AM
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Tiffany Sparks  Offline
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Posts: 77
Iron River, Wi USA
Hi guys and gals,

Sparky66 will hopefully be back online soon. He is doing ok. Feel free to contact me with anymore inquiries.

Thanks,

Carol Kelly

Re: Missing Person??? #27297
07/10/03 07:55 PM
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sparky  Online Content
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i would hope you two are in 'feast' cycle
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Re: Missing Person??? #27298
07/11/03 07:03 AM
07/11/03 07:03 AM
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Fullerton, CA USA
Carol,
Thanks for checking in. I too was beginning to worry about you guys...S

Re: Missing Person??? #27299
07/11/03 08:23 AM
07/11/03 08:23 AM
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mamills  Offline
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Wharton, Texas, USA
Carol;
Thanks for writing. We've been missing y'all. Hope all is well. [Linked Image]

Mike (mamills)

Re: Missing Person??? #27300
07/11/03 09:14 AM
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BuggabooBren  Offline
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Posts: 328
NM
I was hoping you two were sweepstakes or lottery winners and had found a fishing boat to your liking or something! Regardless, I hope that life is treating you both well.

Re: Missing Person??? #27301
07/13/03 10:26 AM
07/13/03 10:26 AM
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Posts: 2,236
West Virginia
Oh jeez, now I'm feeling bad about abandoning you guys...

#1) My band won the Budweiser battle of the Bands and we've been booked solid, two to three gigs per week. Just opened for Molly Hatchet on Friday night and today we play at a music festival.

#2) Probably going to shut Kelly Electric down for a while. I've lost money on my last three big jobs (looong story) and I'm so far behind on payroll and supplier's account that even if I do get paid for the jobs, I'll still never recover. Quarterlies coming up too, sends me into anxiety attacks thinking about it. Nope, don't want any help. Don't want to continue this on any false hopes. It's actually been kinda fun screwing GC's for a change... I'm making more money watching TV than I am in the 'lectric biz right now...

#3) Been in "pure 100% selfish mode" for the last two months. Typical Capricorn, I'm told. Carol and I are legally seperated.

#4) I've come to the conclusion that code compliance and profit are inversely proportional in WV and I'm not willing to do what it takes to turn a profit.

Soooo... Got some pix I'll try to send to Bill soon. I don't have a new email address yet, but will change my profile and post when I do.

Anyway, love and miss you guys... I'll check in from time to time.

-Virgil


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Re: Missing Person??? #27302
07/13/03 12:13 PM
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j a harrison  Offline
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Posts: 106
southampton, england
Virgil,

two things mate;
#1, glad te music side of life is going well, you say you opened for molly hatchet, that must be awesome, molly hatchet are playing here in England at one of our biker bashes, (Rock and Blues Custom Show, 24th / 27th July 2003) organised by the derbyshire chapter of the Outlaws MC.
i shall be be there, Beer and party time. !!

#2, Sorry to here about the electrical side of life mate,

as you say, its nice to be able to screw a GC now and again, gives em some of there own medicine.!!

Good luck in life mate, remember this, you are a long time dead, so enjoy your life.
to the full.

bye for now.

John H

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