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#1 OFFLINE   speedy

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 08:46 AM

Not sure why this popped in my head today, but curious (and do not remember his handle or name) but anyone know what happened to the person that owned/administered Grippermania way back in the day? The last I heard was he was having medical issues and then shortly after the site was gone.

 

 



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Posted 19 June 2013 - 01:18 PM

Was it George Champlin?



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Posted 20 June 2013 - 08:57 AM

That is correct, it was George Champlin. He did have brain surgery a few years back and he is still alive as far as I know.



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Posted 20 June 2013 - 09:53 AM

He is still alive. I see him posting on Facebook all the time.

 

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 02:46 PM

Due to his medical issues and my zeal for keeping the site Grippermania alive I became the President and ran it for a while with some other good admin guys but he decided to take the site down and be done with it. I hated to see a good forum go down but it was his choice since he owned it. I believe the issues of his life had become overwhelming for him and he spiraled down into an understandable depression which no doubt had a bearing on his decision. I haven't heard from him in years but I am glad to know he is still around and I pray doing better.



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Posted 21 June 2013 - 06:21 AM

Due to his medical issues and my zeal for keeping the site Grippermania alive I became the President and ran it for a while with some other good admin guys but he decided to take the site down and be done with it. I hated to see a good forum go down but it was his choice since he owned it. I believe the issues of his life had become overwhelming for him and he spiraled down into an understandable depression which no doubt had a bearing on his decision. I haven't heard from him in years but I am glad to know he is still around and I pray doing better.

 

I think I remember you. I was Iman74...I think...been awhile and that was an old handle I used to use.



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Posted 21 June 2013 - 09:01 PM

Yes Sir I believe I remember that nickname...Like I said it was a great forum all though not nearly as large or as popular as the original Gripboard.



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Posted 22 June 2013 - 05:51 AM

He is on Facebook, fellas.  You should look for him on there.