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Offline mikecho

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lostwackys.com still not functioning
« on: April 22, 2021, 04:05:35 PM »
Can someone please contact Rusty (if he's still even on this forum) and ask him what happened to lostwackys.com, why it hasn't been updated to modern times and most important of all, why isn't it functioning properly? Every time I try to look up things, say on the Lost Wackys page, for example, most of the time I end up getting a blank white page with a short note in the upper left hand corner basically telling me that what I want to look at is, for some reason or other, unavailable.
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Offline Paul_Maul

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Re: lostwackys.com still not functioning
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2021, 11:08:35 AM »
I came across this account of Rustyís medical problems when I was looking for wacky info. I assume this is the reason he hasnít tended to the site and probably will not. Iím not sure if anyone in the hobby was aware of all this, I was not, but I sure hope he is making progress in recovering from these serious issues.

https://www.gofundme.com/f/rusty-erpenbeck-and-familys-brain-injury-journey?utm_campaign=p_cp_url&utm_medium=os&utm_source=customer

Offline mikecho

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Re: lostwackys.com still not functioning
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2021, 11:36:13 AM »
I came across this account of Rustyís medical problems when I was looking for wacky info. I assume this is the reason he hasnít tended to the site and probably will not. Iím not sure if anyone in the hobby was aware of all this, I was not, but I sure hope he is making progress in recovering from these serious issues.

https://www.gofundme.com/f/rusty-erpenbeck-and-familys-brain-injury-journey?utm_campaign=p_cp_url&utm_medium=os&utm_source=customer
Wow, I didn't know about this. Please give him my best and tell him I really loved his website.

Offline Paul_Maul

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Re: lostwackys.com still not functioning
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2021, 11:46:22 AM »
Wow, I didn't know about this. Please give him my best and tell him I really loved his website.

I am not in touch with him, I actually have never even spoken to him. But I do feel his situation deserves some hobby acknowledgement given all his contributions.

Offline bandaches

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Re: lostwackys.com still not functioning
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2021, 11:58:10 AM »
I came across this account of Rustyís medical problems when I was looking for wacky info. I assume this is the reason he hasnít tended to the site and probably will not. Iím not sure if anyone in the hobby was aware of all this, I was not, but I sure hope he is making progress in recovering from these serious issues.

https://www.gofundme.com/f/rusty-erpenbeck-and-familys-brain-injury-journey?utm_campaign=p_cp_url&utm_medium=os&utm_source=customer
I posted about this months ago, it just wasn't in a thread highlighting the issue. 
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Offline Paul_Maul

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Re: lostwackys.com still not functioning
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2021, 12:35:17 PM »
I posted about this months ago, it just wasn't in a thread highlighting the issue.

Never saw it, but I probably never look at the majority of threads here.

Offline All-Brain

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Re: lostwackys.com still not functioning
« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2021, 08:54:26 AM »
I came across this account of Rustyís medical problems when I was looking for wacky info. I assume this is the reason he hasnít tended to the site and probably will not. Iím not sure if anyone in the hobby was aware of all this, I was not, but I sure hope he is making progress in recovering from these serious issues.

https://www.gofundme.com/f/rusty-erpenbeck-and-familys-brain-injury-journey?utm_campaign=p_cp_url&utm_medium=os&utm_source=customer
Oh my goodness. I had no idea. His website is one of my favorites to look through.
We will pray for Rusty and his family for sure.
Thank you for letting us know.

Offline The Collector

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Re: lostwackys.com still not functioning
« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2021, 10:56:04 AM »
Try Google Chrome. Seems to be working for me.

Offline g.u.e.s.t.

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Re: lostwackys.com still not functioning
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2021, 08:55:40 AM »
I came across this account of Rustyís medical problems when I was looking for wacky info. I assume this is the reason he hasnít tended to the site and probably will not. Iím not sure if anyone in the hobby was aware of all this, I was not, but I sure hope he is making progress in recovering from these serious issues.

https://www.gofundme.com/f/rusty-erpenbeck-and-familys-brain-injury-journey?utm_campaign=p_cp_url&utm_medium=os&utm_source=customer

I had no idea. Thanks for sharing. It looks like the last update was Feb 2020. Does anyone know how he's doing now? He has been a huge contributor to our hobby. I wish him and his family the best.

 

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