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Bad News. Please read.

Postby oldtoby » Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:36 am

Hi guys. Hi guys I’ve gotten some really bad news it looks like I as a lot of you know had cancer for a long time. it looks like it’s gone to terminal stage. I just want to to letyou know they don’t think I’m going to make it. since you guys have been my friends for many many years I just I just I wanted to let you know that was was going on. I just wanted to tell you guys I’m going to miss you. I really value our friendship over the years. I just wanted to tell you that I’ll see you on the other side I guess. goodbye.
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Postby Ninui » Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:31 pm

I'm at a loss for words, oldtoby. I haven't been here for very long but I feel as if I've always known you.
I know we will finally meet on the other side.
Now. if all will forgive me, I'm gonna go somewhere and cry.
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Postby Ladykat » Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:00 pm

I don't know what to say. It won't be the same without you around here.

Yes, we will meet again in that far green country.

Now I'm going to join Ninui and cry. :cry2:

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Our Journey Takes a Different Road

Postby prmiller » Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:13 pm

I want to journey on with you,
through forests, glens, and dancing streams,
but you shall take a journey, friend,
that I can only see in dreams.
How loved, how loved, how deeply loved
your name has been with countless here,
and in my heart, I hold it close,
and there it shall not disappear.
I shall not sing you empty songs
of platitudes that know no pain,
but in this place, my voice is raised
to honour you...again...again.
Oldtoby, thank you for your heart
that made this realm both rich and good,
and I shall wait for you some day
on sunlit plain and cooling wood.

My sincerest love,
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I love the worldI am in...
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Postby Calma » Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:37 pm

I'm not a person who prays
But I'm going to for you.
Don't give up, toby.
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Postby rwhen » Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:28 am

Old Toby. I am shattered to read this news. May God be with you during this difficult time to come. If it is possible, the collective will of your friends at TORC will sustain you.
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Postby Lalaith-Elerrina » Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:27 am

Dear Old Toby, I've seen you here on and off over the past, my goodness, fifteen years since I joined TORC, and I can only say I am so saddened to hear this. I will pray for you, Old Toby.

Kami yo mata au made. (God be with you 'til we meet again.)
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Postby SimplySable » Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:27 pm

We did not know each other very well or long but I have really enjoyed getting to know you.
I also with the others will hold you in my heart now and then.


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Postby IrisBrandybuck » Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:27 pm

Oh, T0by...I have no words. :hug:

Know we love you. <3

Know many of us are praying for you. :rose:

Know your harem will always honor you. ;)

You have fought so hard...I am so, so sorry.

Have you been given a time frame?

Please check in with us if you can.

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Postby telcontarian » Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:46 pm

Toby, I honestly have no words. I have been honoured to call you my friend through our many adventures here on Torc. I'm keeping you in my thoughts. :rose:
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Postby Berhael » Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:14 pm

Oh Toby. I don’t know what to say. I’m thinking of you.
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Postby Hobbituk » Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:16 pm

Horrible news, toby.
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Postby Alys » Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:19 pm

I’m so very sorry to hear this, Toby.
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Postby gimli_axe_wielder » Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:15 pm

Don't even know what to say, Toby. I'm so very sorry.
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Postby luthienelflover » Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:18 pm

Oh, Toby, I’m so sorry. I don’t know what to say. :(
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Postby Ugluk » Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:22 pm

So sorry to hear that. :( Wishing you the very best.
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Postby GwenElf » Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:51 pm

If only we were all returning to TORC for happier reasons. :( So shocked and sad to hear this, Toby. I am thinking about and praying for you, and I hope in a month you come back and report a miracle! Till then, sending Cracker Barrel through the internet. :hug:
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Postby Tookish_Traveler » Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:25 pm

toby.

I am so sorry. I enjoy your posts in the TVM. Please know we love ya and are pulling for you.

Let us know if there is anything you need.
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Postby JewelSong » Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:34 pm

OldToby...holding you in the light.
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Postby ToshoftheWuffingas » Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:42 pm

This community has sustained so many of us over the years and whatever paths lie ahead you know that we have you in the heart of this astonishing group of people.
Thank you for the graciousness of sharing this with us and the dignity with which you told us. You have shown your quality. Take heart fellow traveller.
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Postby RoseMorninStar » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:01 pm

:cry2: Toby, I'm sad it's such news that gathers us here. If there is any little thing we can do please don't hesitate. ::hugs::
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Postby LalaithUrwen » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:07 pm

Toby, I'm so very sorry to hear this. :( Thank you for letting us know, and you will always be a part of our community.
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Postby Wildwood » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:17 pm

Oh, oldtoby, my sorrowing heart is with you every second! You brave, sweet soul!! Thank you for the gift of your friendship over the years. Know that you are loved by so many, though some of us are far away and too long absent. :( :( :( :( :( :( :(
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Postby Pippin4242 » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:29 pm

I'll raise a glass for an old friend. To Toby! And since we Hobbits fear to say too much, or be robbed of the right words when a jest is out of place, I must look beyond the Shire for guidance:

We look toward Númenor that was, and beyond to Elvenhome that is, and to that which is beyond Elvenhome and will ever be.

Thank you for traveling with us.

To Toby! And again, to Toby!
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Postby IrisBrandybuck » Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:12 pm

Toby...if you see this, please send me an email (see the little envelope below my name ;) ).

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Postby Calma » Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:43 pm

Sent you an email. Iris.....
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Postby SilverScribe » Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:51 pm

I'm so very sorry to hear of your condition, oldtoby. There are no words that would come close to expressing how I've enjoyed and appreciated your posts all over TORC. I shall add my prayers for you and yours . . .
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Postby Bardhwyn » Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:56 am

Much, much love to you, my online friend - You are in our thoughts ( and there are no boundaries, not really - we're all with you.)
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Postby Frelga » Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:11 am

Oh, Toby! :( You are such a bright light in this community. If we can help you at all, even just by listening, or entertaining you with our nonsense, please talk to us.

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Postby truehobbit » Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:55 pm

I'm so sorry to hear that, oldtoby, I don't know what to say. Thank you for sharing, who knows but all our thoughts of you might send you some comfort - I hope so, at least. :hug: :grouphug: :hug:
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