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Selespeed leaving the (virtual) building

Since Ian and Geoff have stepped down, I think it is time for me to step down as well.

It was fun for the ten years I have given for AO. The last period I spent less time on the forum but I liked creating the new banners, the flash movies and so on. The best thing I ever did for AO was creating the Grey skin and Classic skin after we switched to the vBulletin software.

Thanks all for this warm and friendly environment. Really a special community! My thanks not only go to the Mod team (I recruited several of them :cool_orange: ), but also to all the great Alfisti we have on here.

Thanks to Ian and Geoff for letting me be part of the Admin Team. It was a real pleasure doing it. Bad pay check though

All the best


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Blimey Hans I don't often come on AO anymore, but I'm sad to see this post.....

Didn't realise you created the Classic Skin, I remember that period of AO well, the wiered new dark look that arrived nearly caused a revolution until you rescued us. I still use it when I come on AO, what about 6 years on is it now??


So are you not coming back then, or just leaving from the admin stuff?
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Thanks for all your work Hans including the 1st flash intro

Don't be a stranger
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Hans, as Mitch said, I hope this does not mean you are leaving
but just stepping down.

Some of the newer users may not realise how important you have
been for AO but those of us who've been here a while are all to
aware of your input.

Thank you for everything you have done for all of us
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Mr Hans, step down by all means, but don't leave us.

Or at least don't drop your account or anything.

As Gibbo said, some of us know how important you have been to this place.
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You'll be missed Hans along with Ian and Geoff.

Thank you for all you've done.
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Hans, sorry to hear you're bowing out and I like the AO Grey skin loved it from the day you gave us it as an option

Good luck with Alfisti United, I'll have to pop in and say hello it's ages since I've visited
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More really sad news

Thank you Hans for everything you've done

Cheers,
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Thanks for all your hard work Hans. I must get over to Alfisti United more!

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Hans - all the best and thank you for everything you have done for AO over the many years. Please stick around though, the place just wouldn't be the same without you.
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You did a great job and will be missed!
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Hans, you'll be missed as a mod and devrloper fella. Classic is just that
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Thanks all! It feels like a divorce though. Sticking around is not really an option for me. I gave too much in ten years for that. And sticking around will only mean I will constantly be remembered about the good time I had.

I hope and trust that AO will be alive for a long time. And I will miss several of you. Thanks for the great time.

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Well in that case all the best & take care Hans :WAVE:
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OMG, It'd be sad to se you go Hans
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Thanks Hans for all the hard work you have done to make this
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Best wishes to you

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My dear Friend,

as I've told you before, I'm sad to see you step down. But it's totally understandable.

I must thank you for ALL the hard work I know you had to keep AO up and running. Your dedications was always absolutly unique in the proud of us. I've told before that Alfaowner changed my life. But most important, it was the people behind that did Alfaowner who really changed my life!
I'm so happy to have meet you! Happy and proud!

Thank you Hans!!!
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I can only echo Hugo's response , .....
I only picked up on this a couple of minutes ago...... I am an old-timer on AO as well, its really sad to see you go Hans, I hope you will at least drop by now and again to say hello

Alle voorspoed !
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Sorry I'm late to this but thank you for your hard work, friendly advice and overall being a great guy Hans!
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Somehow missed this to

Many changes to AO this year, but at least these are on good terms, I hope you will stick around and maybe it's just a break you need, whatever you decide, i wish you all the best
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Sorry I'm late to this but thank you for your hard work, friendly advice and overall being a great guy Hans!
Great to see you back though Big Fella
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Gosh Sele ,
Jist spotted this. Sorry to hear this to.
If yer not first yer last.

So IF you are ever selling your excellent 166 Please ,really pretty please, Gie me the furst refusal

I am only a PM away.

Awe ra best onyway.

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Hans' 166 got swapped for a SAAB
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