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Old October 29th 11, 03:28 AM posted to sci.space.history,sci.space.policy
David Lesher
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Default RIP Pat Flannery?

"Val Kraut" writes:

It surprises me that you guys are this interested in someone you only
know through Usenet. Have you guys ever met Pat in real life (IRL)?

If it *is* Pat than he passed away relatively young at just 56. He
posted here only a few days ago (September 24th).


This has happened on other groups - there's someone who consistently makes
intertesting posts - and you just get to expect them each day when you go
in - in fact you go in each day and look for his posts - and suddenly they


Larry Lippman..

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Old October 31st 11, 04:34 PM posted to sci.space.policy
Doug Freyburger
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Default RIP Pat Flannery?

I'm not sure who posted this:

It surprises me that you guys are this interested in someone you only
know through Usenet. Have you guys ever met Pat in real life (IRL)?


Some people think that pen pals are not real friends. I take it these
folks have never had a pen pal. The divide between friends on line and
friends in real life is not a line at all but an easily crossed grey
zone. I never met Pat Flannery but I have met an assortment of posting
friends from UseNet and ended up in person friends with them each time.

Be cautious when making the distinction between friends in "real" life
and friends on line. It is a statement that tells more about the writer
than it does about the readers.
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Old November 3rd 11, 03:07 PM posted to sci.space.policy
Greg \(Strider\) Moore
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Default RIP Pat Flannery?

"Doug Freyburger" wrote in message ...

I'm not sure who posted this:

It surprises me that you guys are this interested in someone you only
know through Usenet. Have you guys ever met Pat in real life (IRL)?


Some people think that pen pals are not real friends. I take it these
folks have never had a pen pal. The divide between friends on line and
friends in real life is not a line at all but an easily crossed grey
zone. I never met Pat Flannery but I have met an assortment of posting
friends from UseNet and ended up in person friends with them each time.

Be cautious when making the distinction between friends in "real" life
and friends on line. It is a statement that tells more about the writer
than it does about the readers.




What he said. Seriously, there are folks I've never met in person that I'd
consider I'm closer to than some folks I see on a daily basis.


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