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TES heroes

Discussion in 'Personal' started by lindenlea, Feb 27, 2020.

  1. lindenlea

    lindenlea Star commenter

    There have been, and are still, many posters on this site who go above and beyond what any of us might expect in the way of help, support and inspiration. In the past I've leant on @Lara mfl 05 as she knows, and @grumpydogwoman 's contributions as someone living with cancer will enhance and inform our lives into the future and now I'm reading @diddydave on the Retirement forum who gives the most detailed and informative analysis of pension rules that anyone could ask for. These posters are heroes and I take my hat of to them. And there are others.
     
  2. Jamvic

    Jamvic Star commenter

    @diddydave should be getting a salary from TP. He is much more knowledgable than anyone I’ve ever spoken to there.
     
  3. foxtail3

    foxtail3 Star commenter

    There are several Tessers that I regard as heroes, but they are not able to post on here any more and I should imagine I’d get my knuckles rapped, were I to do so.

    They have provided impeccable advice and support over the years and this forum is the poorer without their advice and wise counsel. I’m sure most people know to whom I refer.
     
  4. lindenlea

    lindenlea Star commenter

  5. lizziescat

    lizziescat Star commenter

    Oh yes. There was a poster who gave excellent careers, applications etc. advice as well as sharing factual information about school based issues.

    There was another who gave extensive, sound legal based information too - especially in terms of employment rights etc.

    Can’t remember their names.
     
  6. sunshineneeded

    sunshineneeded Star commenter

    So many wonderful posters who have inspired, supported and given great advice. Sometimes it's hard to remember that we don't know each other personally! So many threads have helped me, but I have to mention the Alzheimer's Rant … such a great comfort and support when times have been really tough with my dad. Thanks to all concerned.
     
  7. Lara mfl 05

    Lara mfl 05 Star commenter

    That made me chuckle lizzie. ;) :p
    Indeed Grumpy is a source of inspiration as were several other posters with problems, most memorable for me was Jane's coping with her terminal MND.

    Much miseed also are also a couple of posters who were so knowledgeable about 'techie matters' who offered advice and 'work-arounds' for posters having problems.
     
  8. lindenlea

    lindenlea Star commenter

    Indeed.
     
  9. Aquamarina1234

    Aquamarina1234 Star commenter

    Yes, I expect TES were generous, appreciative and gracious.
     
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  10. bajan

    bajan Occasional commenter

    This song is for all the unsung heroes on TES.

     
  11. diddydave

    diddydave Established commenter

    Very kind of you to include me in your list. I try. (and my wife will confirm I am very trying)
     
  12. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

  13. kittylion

    kittylion Established commenter

    Oh and of course Dunty - how would we solve our many personal problems without her?
     
  14. Lara mfl 05

    Lara mfl 05 Star commenter

    TheoGriff, butties and Dunteachin like this.
  15. lindenlea

    lindenlea Star commenter

    OF COURSE I meant you @Dunteachin !
     
  16. friedgreentomatoes

    friedgreentomatoes Star commenter

    @grumpydogwoman , @Lara mfl 05 and everyone who has posted about their personal experiences on the Cancer thread have been an enormous source of support to me over the last few months.
     
  17. Shedman

    Shedman Star commenter

    My TES heroes are those posters who make a typo, spelling mistake or write a phrase that allows me to crack yet another corny gag. Yes, I really am that shallow!
     
  18. Kandahar

    Kandahar Lead commenter

    That'll be me probably. Spelling has always presented difficulties, particularly with age.

    Now...

    Mr Bluedart. A decent poster.
     
  19. Jamvic

    Jamvic Star commenter

    Bet there’s an app for that!
     
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  20. ilovesooty

    ilovesooty Star commenter

    I wonder if there's an app for time travel too. I remember Bluedart, but of course you'd have to have been there at the time, wouldn't you ? :p
     
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