Vespa gone?

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Re: Vespa gone?

Post by BRC » Sat Jul 11, 2020 4:41 pm

Such a shame given his interest and acquired knowledge. I don't frequent this site as much as I used to but nontheless it will be a great shame to see him leave.
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Re: Vespa gone?

Post by Stephen » Sat Jul 11, 2020 4:56 pm

Isn't there some way to try and make him re-consider?
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Re: Vespa gone?

Post by spritely » Sat Jul 11, 2020 5:52 pm

Vespa will certainly be missed by me also - he was quite the gentleman, and extremely knowledgeable about the Xe. I would certainly also hope he is ok, and would be disappointed if he has left because of someone upsetting him on here. May be we will find out more in due course - or perhaps he will re consider.

If you are somehow reading this Vespa - hope you are ok, and best wishes to you.

Mark :o :shock: :(
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Re: Vespa gone?

Post by Repairman » Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:08 pm

I have emailed him, and will update if I get a response
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Re: Vespa gone?

Post by Hillmangt » Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:03 pm

I will also miss him with all his knowledge.
Forums need people like Vespa to keep them active as he always was on here.
Hope he reconsiders.
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Re: Vespa gone?

Post by Jeff123 » Sat Jul 11, 2020 9:16 pm

There are only a small number of reasons why such a regular contributor decides to quickly leave a forum IMO; health is one of them and being insulted is the other. Suspect it could be the latter one.
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Re: Vespa gone?

Post by JAGDH » Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:58 pm

PhilB wrote:
Sat Jul 11, 2020 12:47 pm
I would imagine it takes a few clicks along the lines of "are you sure" before it gets binned.
I don't know if anybody on here was in touch with him via email off the boards, but if they were perhaps contact him and see if he is ok.
I'd be particularly interested to know.
He gave me his phone number a little while back for the purposes of getting his opinion on a couple things on my car and it’s likely still on my DMs. I could text him and ask if he’s okay, if that seems appropriate? It’s too late tonight now really.

Maybe best to wait and see if the member who emailed him hears back first. I don’t want him to feel hassled or that I mis-used his number.
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Re: Vespa gone?

Post by IIRXES » Sun Jul 12, 2020 12:59 am

Oh I hope not.
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Re: Vespa gone?

Post by PhilB » Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:42 am

JAGDH wrote:
Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:58 pm
He gave me his phone number a little while back for the purposes of getting his opinion on a couple things on my car and it’s likely still on my DMs. I could text him and ask if he’s okay, if that seems appropriate? It’s too late tonight now really.
Maybe best to wait and see if the member who emailed him hears back first. I don’t want him to feel hassled or that I mis-used his number.
Yes, thanks.
Hopefully he will reply to the email.


Repairman wrote:
Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:08 pm
I have emailed him, and will update if I get a response
Thanks
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Re: Vespa gone?

Post by Angie K » Sun Jul 12, 2020 10:22 am

Vespa gone! Can't believe it. Always helpful and knowledgeable. Always loved his posts about the XE, his garden etc. Hope that Vespa and his wife are in good health and nothing horrible has happened to warrant this. Please come back Vespa. Was looking forward to meeting him at the Gaydon Meeting whenever that might be now. Haven't been able to make it in the past due to family commitments but now have more time.
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