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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 12:57 PM

Swan song

As I've posted in the past my vision has been deteriorating for the past 3 years. It has now fallen off a cliff, so I'll no longer be posting, and if this is in ragtime, transpose.

I have greatly enjoyed being part of this community off and on since a link to the Top Ten Conservative Idiots at Buzzflash led me here in 2001. In a world and especially on an internet that seemed determined to drag us all down the right wing rabbit hole, DU showed me I wasn't alone, that I wasn't the crazy one. Or maybe I was, but their way is crazier.

I will miss you all, whether or not we agreed with each other.

Just keep fighting the good fight.

--Warpy

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Warpy Sep 2021 OP
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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 12:58 PM

1. Solidarity and a path without barriers to you, Warpy.

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:00 PM

2. All the best Warpy

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:01 PM

3. All the best

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:01 PM

4. They do have voice to text apps, perhaps that's something to check into



Just wanted to let you know if you didn't already.

Good luck to you Warpy.

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Response to MagickMuffin (Reply #4)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:05 PM

10. Yes, I was going to suggest the same

There's software out there that will read text aloud.

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Response to True Dough (Reply #10)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 02:01 PM

37. Yes!

My uncle who is 90 and can barely see anymore uses it all the time. He is not exactly tech savvy.

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Response to MagickMuffin (Reply #4)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 02:48 PM

51. +33. n/t

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Response to MagickMuffin (Reply #4)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 08:07 PM

101. +1

Good luck, Warpy.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:01 PM

5. Best wishes Warpy

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:02 PM

6. I'll miss your posts.

Youíre a valued member of this community.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:04 PM

7. Best wishes Warpy!

You will most certainly be missed in these parts. Take care!

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:05 PM

8. Very sad to read this....we both showed up here at about the same time.

Will miss your comments, Warpie....

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:05 PM

9. Oh, no! You've been here and a real stalwart for so long! I can't imagine DU without you...

I am so sorry to hear about your sight. My hope is that it won't get worse...

If possible and with some assistance, check in now and again.

Till we meet again--

Yankee

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:07 PM

11. Best wishes Warpy.

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:08 PM

12. Take good care Warpy, you will certainly be missed.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:13 PM

13. Hope you can find

a way of staying with DU. The days of insanity and need for like minded others shows no sign of letting up. I am sorry you have to deal with the loss of eyesight. Best to you with these new challenges.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:13 PM

14. Warpy -- I'm so sad to read this. You will be greatly missed. DU group hugs for you.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:14 PM

15. I will miss you, Warpy!

I hope you find a way to stay.


https://www.nvaccess.org/download/

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:16 PM

16. atque in perpetuum, ave atque vale




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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:17 PM

17. Blessing on you, Warpy

I hope technology leads you back to us again.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:17 PM

18. I will miss you, Warpy.

So sorry about your eyes. I fear that's to be my fate as well. I was recently diagnosed with the crystals that form with macular, my dad had MD, not looking forward to it.
Please take care of yourself.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:19 PM

19. I'm sure today's technology has a way for you to continue to participate?

I hope you look into it! You're a valued member & I've enjoyed your comments over the years.

The best to you, regardless.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:19 PM

20. 100K posts - that's a legacy. Take care Warpy.

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:22 PM

21. I hate this. Take care, Warpy.

You will be missed.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:27 PM

22. I'll miss you, Warpy, you're one of my favorites!

Sorry your eyesight is getting worse. Good luck to your future endeavors, and hope you can figure out a way to come back and visit once in a while!

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:29 PM

23. You are not alone.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:30 PM

24. Oh dear!

I wish it were different for you. I will miss your posts very much.



And in case I never told you...



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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:31 PM

25. If u miss DU too much to bear, maybe a text reader can help. Take care n be well! (Nt)

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:31 PM

26. Oh, Warpy. I am so very sad to read your post.

There are all kinds of increasingly sophisticated transcribing technologies for those with diminished sight. Your state or locale should have an agency that aids those with visual impairment that could help you identify what might best meet your needs. I hope you will look into it and perhaps we will be able to communicate back and forth on DU in the future.

In the meantime, perhaps you might-- on occasion-- call upon a friend or family member to post under your screen name to let us know how you are doing?

We will surely be thinking of you. All the best.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:36 PM

27. So sorry to read this (I used to be Monmouth4) and I think we joined around the same time. Much

luck and love to you.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:37 PM

28. May fair winds be with you each step of the way

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:43 PM

29. Love you Warpy - you will be missed

Look after yourself

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:44 PM

30. Terrible news... I hope you find some sort if technology to help!

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:48 PM

31. I'm saddened to read your post about your sight.

I hope something can help stop or reverse the deterioration so your quality of life doesn't change. I'm wishing the best for you, and hoping you'll find a way to duck in occasionally for a visit.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:51 PM

32. You have been a voice of sanity, Warpy..

and have helped the rest of us find a little sanity in this chaos. Thanks.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:55 PM

33. Best wishes to you, Warpy. Perhaps the future holds advancements in vision science?

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:55 PM

34. I'm so sorry to hear about your vision.

We will miss you, & as others have said, I hope you can find a way to stop by from time to time & let us know how you're doing.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 01:58 PM

35. Oh Warpy!

You have always been one of my favorite DU people and I read your posts all the time.

So sorry you are having troubles. Take care.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 02:00 PM

36. Oh Warpy I am so sorry. 😭

I will miss you so very much.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 02:02 PM

38. Warpy you will be missed here greatly.

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 02:02 PM

39. You will be missed

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 02:04 PM

40. I will miss you Warpy..

I have always found your posts to be reasonable and readable. Thank you for that. All the best to you..your voice will be missed here.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 02:05 PM

41. Oh no! I'm so sorry..

People were looking for you a few years ago, then you showed up again and I thought everything was OK....

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 02:08 PM

42. Warpy, I'll miss your spirit, but you know we're out here rootin' for you.

Thank you for being a poster I've always been intrigued with, and for being someone who's helped keep DU sane and caring.

We're still all fighting the good fight together with you, near or far.



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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 02:25 PM

43. You will be missed

Hoping for a vision miracle in your future. My eyes suck (keratoconus among other things) and I can certainly relate, but so far I'm able to hang in there.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 02:26 PM

44. You are not allowed to leave us!

You've simply got to figure out a way to stay with us. No two ways about it.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 02:26 PM

45. So sorry to hear this

Be well Warpy.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 02:30 PM

46. Can someone help you keep in touch with the community?

Read to you, do some posting for you?

We will miss you. Hope you can find a way to overcome this huge obstacle.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 02:31 PM

47. No, we won't allow it.

So you just better figure something out.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 02:33 PM

48. You will be missed..

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 02:37 PM

49. Warpy, your posts have often helped illuminate a dark world

The thoughts, concepts and intelligence you shared with many of us here, will not be forgotten.

It seems to me you have an inner light that will prevail.

With gratitude and my thanks for your having been here on DU,

Cyrano

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 02:46 PM

50. loved you then and love you now

hate to see you go

like others mentioned at top of thread--voice software might be worth checking out

have a friend read posts to you and write replies for you. (if you know of someone who would do that. my mom never used the computer but i used to read her a lot of du posts and replies)

take good care!

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 02:51 PM

52. is there a way to add sound and mic features to DU?

Would that cost a fortune?

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:01 PM

53. NOOoooo!

Iím so sorry to hear about your vision. You have been such a wonderful part of my world. I always figured that Iíd there was an Albuquerque DU meetup, weíd meet up.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:02 PM

54. All the best to you Warpy!

Glad you're a community member here.

Be well!!!

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:02 PM

55. So sorry to hear this. Take care of yourself. (nt)

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:05 PM

56. Always found you in posts and groups that I liked.

Atheists and Agnostics. Science, Skeptics, etc.



Not sure what else to say but you keep fighting the good fight too!

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:08 PM

57. God bless.

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:08 PM

58. God bless.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:11 PM

59. So sorry to see you leave, Warpy.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:13 PM

60. So sorry to read of your continuing vision issues.

You will be sorely missed!

Maybe you could give the app NVDA a try so you could keep up with friends, news, etc. Itís a free screen reader for windows systems. We use it in our testing for website and forms accessibility at work.

I wish you well

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:14 PM

61. I have truly enjoyed your posts over the years.

Your perspective and wit will be missed, but I will always remember how genuinely nice you have been. My best to you, Warpy.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:16 PM

62. this makes me very sad

Whenever there was a Warpy post I would always be sure to read it.

Original in every way.

Damn.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:17 PM

63. I hope you'll look into alternative ways to post.

Your voice is needed here.

Wishing you the best with everything.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:20 PM

64. It's not often we get to say good-bye to a long time DU member. Often they are just no longer here.

I'm am so sorry fate has dealt you a difficult hand. Please know you'll always be with us on DU. If not on-line then in spirit.
Good bye dear Warpy, peace to you.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:22 PM

65. Always have been interested in what you have to say, will miss having you around.

So sorry for you and itís our loss, too.

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:25 PM

66. Thank you for being a big part of DU. Wishing you the best!

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:27 PM

67. Leaving us in excellent standing.

As you have always stood. Peace, Warpy.

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:38 PM

68. Bright blessings to you, Warpy

I hope you will find some way for your eyes to heal.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:39 PM

69. You will find a way

.

And I love your posts.

Grieve, then get angry and start fighting.

I look forward to your return.


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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:55 PM

70. I hope you can stay connected. Somehow. All the best.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 03:57 PM

71. Oh Warpy, like the others I will miss you and your point of view

I sincerely thank you for sharing so much of it with us.

You have enriched my life with your posts; best wishes for the future.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 04:02 PM

72. damn

with others, I hope you can find a way to stick around - your voice is a good one for DU. if not, may the changes be only a challenge and not an unscalable obstacle.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 04:03 PM

73. I will miss you.

Over the years your wisdom has made a physical difference in my family.
Thank you.



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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 04:03 PM

74. Good chatting with ya.

Hereís hoping for a turnaround in your situation.

But if not, I know that sometimes the breaks is just the breaks. (Iím going to be 60 next month and Iím starting to understand and accept certain realities. For me, itís my ears. Too many rock concerts, too close to the stage.)

Anyway, Iíll miss you.

All the best, I really mean it.

Iggo.



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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 04:16 PM

75. Best wishes, Warpy

Iíve read many of your posts and Iíll miss you. Thanks for being an active member of DU.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 04:20 PM

76. Warpy, I hope you can get some of the computer technology that will allow you to continue posting.

I had blind students in one of my computer classes. Most communities have resources for aiding those losing their vision. You will be missed.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 04:22 PM

77. If you don't live alone, maybe you can get someone to read thread titles to you?

Select the ones that sound interesting, have them read out to you, and dictate replies?

I don't mean hire a slave secretary, but my mom-in-law has gone blind, too, and she somehow finds a way to continue on at her home, living on her own, and she will be 94 this Friday.

If you leave, fair winds. If you find a way to stop in every now and again, don't hesitate to take any help offered. You'll end up paying it back somehow, and feel better for it.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 04:26 PM

78. Best wishes Warpy!

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 04:28 PM

79. Sorry to hear this 😢

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 04:33 PM

80. We will keep on keepin' on!

You are part of us whether you can see our posts or not. May our shared cause comfort you.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 04:35 PM

81. I've enjoyed your posts immensely and I'm feeling my vision slipping away day by day

I have macular degeneration which I never heard of before I was diagnosed a few years ago. I've been taking presservision for the past five or six years, I'm beginning to think it's been a waste of money.

I don't know if it's AMD for you or not, but I did recently learn of new devices designed specifically for AMD sufferers needing to stay connected on line etc

Just curious if your issue is AMD and if so, do you know about these devices?

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 04:48 PM

82. Warpy, I am so sorry to hear about your vision loss.

Yours has been one of the constant voices of sanity here for as long as I can remember, and we all hate to lose you. As others have said, I do hope you might be able to find some text to speech options to help you stay. Strength to you in all of your struggles and please try to find a way to continue posting. You are a beloved member here and we want to keep hearing from you as long as possible.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 04:50 PM

83. Have always enjoyed your insights.

May you soon find an alternate way to digest the news and participate in its discussion.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 05:30 PM

84. I'm so very sorry and I can empathize.

I have ARMD (age related macular degeneration).
My left eye is useless and my right is declining.
Good luck to you.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 06:13 PM

85. You'll be missed but maybe

you will be able to find technology to help.

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 06:19 PM

86. Will miss you.

Hope you try the voice to text things mentioned.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 06:20 PM

87. I'm so sorry, Warpy!

You will be missed.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 06:21 PM

88. Oh no. I will miss you very much, Warpy.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 06:24 PM

89. Best wishes Warpy

Will miss your presence.

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 06:25 PM

90. To Warpy, a DU stalwart.

We never met but I will miss you like so many others, who along with me got here so long ago pretty much the same way. I got here in May of 2001 through either Media Whores Online, or Buzzflash links. I am less sorry to say goodbye, than I am at why you must, but this place will be a little bit less of what is was, when you leave.

Fair winds and following seas,
denbot.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 06:25 PM

91. So sad to read this my fellow traveler


You have always been a favorite.

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 06:31 PM

92. Warpy please figure out a way to stay in touch!

I don't want to miss you, I don't want you go away!

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 06:34 PM

93. I am so sorry...you know you can use speech on a computer and a phone right?

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 06:47 PM

94. We will miss you and I can only

send my friend. Although this may useless, I hope you can find a way to keep participating on DU.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 06:56 PM

95. I say this rarely, Warpy, but with love you'll be missed.

You've always been a friend.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 06:58 PM

96. best thoughts to you nt

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 06:59 PM

97. I'm sorry to see you go!

I have enjoyed your posts over the years.

Best of luck to you.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 07:04 PM

98. I'm sorry this happened to you

You will be deeply missed.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 07:15 PM

99. We will all miss you

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 07:23 PM

100. Warpy, you'll be in my heart. Stay strong. n/t

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 08:51 PM

102. Good luck, keep fighting, treat yourself to your favorite treat

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 08:55 PM

103. Not sure if there's other issues forcing this change but there's tech that could help you

If you want to stay, there are DUers who can help you stay with voice-to-text.

Otherwise, Godspeed. Onwards to what's next...

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Mon Sep 20, 2021, 08:57 PM

104. Oh warps! I am so very sad to hear this. I will miss you!

Every once and a while maybe someone can type out a post for you.

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 09:01 PM

105. Sad to see you go

Read your posts for a long time. I donít post much but you, Swamp Monster, Kephra, Greywarrior are some of my fondest DU memories. Not many of the originals left.

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 09:03 PM

106. You will be sorely missed

Hoping against hope that you continue to grace us with your presence somehow.

If not DU will be diminished by your absence.

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 09:07 PM

107. All the best, Warpy.

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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 09:29 PM

108. So sorry to hear this. You have been a voice of reason and knowledge on so many pages

Health and the economy, the cooking page and the DIY and Home improvement and so many others that I cannot list now. And, of course, the "regular" political pages.

I hope that your vision will not interfere with your day to day life and that family and friends will be around to help.

And, perhaps, on occasions, do stop by.

Wishing you the best and thanking you for all your comments.



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Mon Sep 20, 2021, 10:00 PM

109. You weren't alone in how you felt when you found DU, and you are not alone...

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Önow, as evidenced by all the loving messages from your fellow DUers.

What a difficult change to deal with, and how brave of you to let us know.

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Tue Sep 21, 2021, 12:01 AM

110. Warpy I wish you the best.

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Tue Sep 21, 2021, 12:01 AM

111. Oh no. I will miss your take. Look into adaptive technology if you can.

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Tue Sep 21, 2021, 04:42 AM

112. Hope you find a way

To continue with some recent technology to assist you. Good luck Warpy.

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Tue Sep 21, 2021, 05:14 AM

115. Best of liberal vibes to you, Warpy!

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Tue Sep 21, 2021, 07:24 AM

116. I love you, Warpy

I will miss you Ö take care of you and know that you made a positive impact on so many.

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Tue Sep 21, 2021, 07:29 AM

117. oh and i was so happy to see you when you popped up again.

i will miss you my dear.
be well, as well as you can.

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Tue Sep 21, 2021, 08:07 AM

118. I will miss you...

I missed you when you were away before. Your voice will be greatly missed by all at DU.

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Tue Sep 21, 2021, 08:47 AM

119. Very sorry to read this. n/t

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Tue Sep 21, 2021, 09:36 AM

120. WOW! All these posts! I hope they help buoy you up during this time.

I hope at least someone can read these to you.

Youíve more than earned all this affection and admiration. Thank you so much for all your posts - Iíve enjoyed every one!

I hope thereís some way that can allow you to stay connected here. Your voice and your mind are still needed. Always will be.

Much much love and many hugs!

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Tue Sep 21, 2021, 10:08 AM

121. Peace old friend.

If you decide to use tech to listen in on us (and maybe even make a post here or there) it would be great. Your voice here will be missed.

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Tue Sep 21, 2021, 12:04 PM

122. 💔

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Response to Warpy (Original post)

Tue Sep 21, 2021, 05:02 PM

123. Warpy, please keep us posted in any way you can.

There are many on DU who would like to keep communicating with you, and some who may be able to help.

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Tue Sep 21, 2021, 05:08 PM

124. All the very best wishes to you, Warpy.

You will be missed so much!

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