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I will be leaving TPU!

Discussion in 'News' started by W1zzard, Mar 31, 2010.

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  1. ShRoOmAlIsTiC

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    thats not too far from now, 12 hours for 500+, so maybe another day.
     
  2. (FIH) The Don

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    technically its only half a day:)
     
  3. neoreif

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    I seriously would want Wizzard to stay and manage TPU even on a "semi - retired" basis. This site wont be the same without his inputs! Damn! just been here for 4 months and this sad news! Was just warming my seats then this! I hope I dont become a witness to the downfall of a "much respected" and "much revered" technology forum and review site!
     
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    Quick, someone go to Stuttgart, Germany and find the W1zzard!
     
  5. t77snapshot

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    Personally I always expected W1z to go out in a blaze of glory!:pimp: but never like this....not on bad terms.:shadedshu_:(
     
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    error-ignore.
     
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    Best of Luck in all future endeavors Wizz1. Thanks for all the tech advice and bioses over the last 9 years or so.:toast:
     
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    OMG please let this be an april's fools joke, don't leave TPU, the site is nothing without you W1z...

    To put it in simple terms you are the soul of this place, and I've admired your work since the good ol' OCFAQ days, and can't think of TPU being the same without you...

    Let this be a joke.... :(
     
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    W1zzard ~ thanks for making this an excellent community and for your unbiased reviews. I have only been around for about a year, but I would have never imagined spending as much time on a forum as I have this one.
    We all must do what we must, and I hope that you will be happy with what life brings your way. I would really like for you to reconsider but who am I to say....
     
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  11. 1Kurgan1

    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Wow it's finally sinking in...the thought of TPU without W1zzard, maybe another "professional" VGA reviewer, some media conglomerate like AOL Time Warner buying this place up, etc. Not saying it happened, but the thought is sinking in.
     
  13. (FIH) The Don

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    well, i dont really think its a joke, MANY people would be VERY pissed over it, you dont joke about this:(
     
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    followed you over from... jeesh I forget where, its been such a long time. The contributions you make are pivotal to many enthusiast's experience. By degrees of separation you have touched every computer user in the world. I hope that we aren't starved of your innovation in the future, you are important to us. All the best mate.
     
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    Not trying to start any trolling or anything or to kick him while he's down but I think he is taking it a little bit far to be completely leaving because people told him he dind't do the review right.

    On another note it will be sad to see W1zzard gone. TPU won't be the same.
     
  16. phanbuey

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    the point is that this is fun. when you own a techsite and write reviews for 7 years only to constant bitching, then i can totally see how it wont be fun anymore.

    for me TPU was the spark that made me overclock and build computers. it is the first and only forum that i have been a participating member of. i dont know why, but it just seemed like the perfect place to geek out.

    that being said... i still think this is an elaborate april fools :|
     
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    QFT and +1 for that.

    I'm just wondering why all these fanboi's who started this crap are all silent now. I think in the end, they're silence overall answer's the question of how important W1zzard is compared they're idotic screaming. Good luck W1zzard, although I lurked for many years before joining, I've used the site alot and the programs on it aswell. You'll be missed but hopefully your future endeavors end bearing alot more fruit than the crap you had to put up with lately.
     
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    Don't worry... I'm building a time machine, everything will be fine in a couple of yesterdays. Make some bets on how hot Nvidia's card will run, BET YOU cash on a UD7 date. Tell my best friend to get ready for SHOCKING news from Ricky Martin (so i can stop her future tears). And warn the Wizard not to mind trolls in forums. You can count on me, as long as we can build it from rocks, I've got LOTS of rocks in my backyard, i hope we can build it from rocks.
     
  19. DonInKansas

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    I can only hope that before he leaves he makes the most epic FS thread ever. :roll:
     
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    This sucks..... I've been through this on other tech sites and it's a reason I came here. Man, this sucks. Not real sure what to think. Wiz was great. Looks like I might end up looking into other hobbies. Been on to many sites that crash and burn after a great person leaves. Sites become corporate and filled with adds and ways to make money of stupid links posted all over the place. Mods leave, new ones pop in and just doesn't end well. Not to happy. Wiz has his reasons and they are of his choice. Hope the best for him. As for TPU, we'll see what happens.......
     
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  21. stinger608

    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    +1 Snapshot!!!

    Done!!!! Thanks Hawkster for starting the petition; not that it will do any good, but at least the W1z will know the folks here DO care!!!:rockout:

    Damn it, this is truly some very bad news! I have seen this happen a few times in the last few years, and sites are never the same after the founding father/fathers leave:cry::cry::cry:

    W1z, if this is not a joke, you will be sourly missed sir:respect::respect::respect::respect:

    God Bless, and God Speed my friend:ohwell::(:(:(:cry:
     
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  22. theJesus

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    My sentiments exactly.

    [FS] Techpowerup.com

    Sure, just hit yourself in the head with 'em a few times and you'll forget all of this.

    Edit:
    I know, right? Just look at the US.
     
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    I guess it's time to an hero...
     
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    WTF? i started it and posted it on page #7
     
  25. Hawkster13

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    Oh, I didnt make the petition. It was mtosev.
    When you open the site, you can see that the author is mtosev ;)
     

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