The Board Members You Miss Thread

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Shower thoughts:

When someone has died, and a major anniversary is coming up -- their birthday, their wedding anniversary, or the date they died -- how long should you keep bringing it up?

Yes, I know all these things, even if I want to forget the most painful one, but is it right to share it? Is it right to remind other people about it? Is it private, or is it something to spread over FB that this was the day he was born, this was the day he died.

Does it help to remind people of this? Or is it something to keep to myself.
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Howdy, old-inactive member here. Been feeling a bit nostalgic and decided to check up on one of my first forums. Noticed that there is apparently a discord.
PM'd a couple people listed in the thread earlier, but no replies as of yet. Figured I'd see if that discord is still active/going.
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LadyTevar wrote: 2022-06-15 10:36am Shower thoughts:

When someone has died, and a major anniversary is coming up -- their birthday, their wedding anniversary, or the date they died -- how long should you keep bringing it up?
As long as bringing it up brings some benefit to you.
Yes, I know all these things, even if I want to forget the most painful one, but is it right to share it? Is it right to remind other people about it? Is it private, or is it something to spread over FB that this was the day he was born, this was the day he died.
Unless it's with a group of other people who are likewise reminiscing I wouldn't go too crazy. My preference would be "Today I am remembering X's Y, and I miss X very much"

The problem with putting birth date and death date together on the internet, along with other details, is that it could lead to identity theft. Now, you might think that that is not important - the person is dead, after all - it may be distressing to people who knew and cared about the person. And why help the bad guys?
Does it help to remind people of this? Or is it something to keep to myself.
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DrMckay wrote: 2022-06-22 08:19pm Howdy, old-inactive member here. Been feeling a bit nostalgic and decided to check up on one of my first forums. Noticed that there is apparently a discord.
PM'd a couple people listed in the thread earlier, but no replies as of yet. Figured I'd see if that discord is still active/going.
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Elheru Aran wrote: 2022-06-23 12:18pm It is!
Gravy! Who would I want to reach about an invite? (PM'd ace and dartzap)
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DrMckay wrote: 2022-06-23 01:56pm
Elheru Aran wrote: 2022-06-23 12:18pm It is!
Gravy! Who would I want to reach about an invite? (PM'd ace and dartzap)
I'll poke them to get back to you. Hope to see you soon :)
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What ever happened to Durandal and Illuminatus Primus?
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