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Tony Draper.

#1 Post by G-CPTN » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:12 am

Members elsewhere are concerned for the health of Tony Draper.
Does anyone have any news?

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#2 Post by admin » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:18 am

Jimtherev posted a couple of weeks ago "Re t'Admiral: nothing heard for a couple of weeks, unfortunately. He admitted when last on that he was finding it difficult to get used to his pegleg".

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#3 Post by Woody » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:22 am

Hopefully he’s ok, was one of the main reasons I enjoyed TRABB, before the great warning off in 2015
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#4 Post by Capetonian » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:45 am

Ditto, and I hope he's fine. He came across as a lovely warm decent character.
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#5 Post by CremeEgg » Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:21 am

If anyone has any contact please pass on my best wishes. As a long time reader and infrequent poster at TOP he was a wonderful source of information and a pillar of TRABB. Would love to see him over here.

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#6 Post by Sisemen » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:14 pm

He did pitch up in the early days and then dropped off.

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#7 Post by Slasher » Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:43 am

I've liked Drapes ever since I joined TOP late last century. I hope he's ok and will get his backside over here.

I miss ALC too.
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#8 Post by Ex-Ascot » Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:37 pm

Not too sure about the Admiral Capt. I have made inquires on TOP no one seems to know. Rest assured, as you know, ALC is alive and kicking. Just not playing here at the mo.
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#9 Post by Stoneboat » Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:49 am

I had an email from ALC a couple of weeks ago. He's ok, just taking a bit of time off. I been friends with Drapes for years on FB, but he hasn't been on there in awhile either.

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#10 Post by 4mastacker » Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:21 pm

I was wondering if Tony was somewhere - such as hospital/rehab - where he wasn't able to use his super 'puter.

I have been checking certain pages in his local paper and there's no mention of him.
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#11 Post by Undried Plum » Thu Aug 23, 2018 3:52 pm

I hope he clambers aboard. Gets 'is leg over, so to speak.

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#12 Post by 4mastacker » Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:41 pm

Someone over on TOP has offered to make a phone call to Tony to check on him. Possibly happening on Monday.
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#13 Post by Slasher » Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:08 pm

Thanks Ex-A sah for that.

Could you let us know what Drapes's feedback was from the ph call please Mr Stacker?
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#14 Post by Wodrick » Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:22 pm

He has posted on TOP, seems to have been in dock again. Back but subdued now.

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#15 Post by 4mastacker » Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:47 pm

From his post, it seems like his earlier modification hadn't worked so a further mod was needed. Pleased that he is still with us.
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#16 Post by Ex-Ascot » Thu Aug 30, 2018 12:14 pm

Thanks Wodders just had a look at it. Seems shaken but not stirred. I think still a few more nautical miles left in the Admiral. Thank goodness.
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#17 Post by cockney steve » Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:24 pm

I have a nosey round there, every couple of days, but no word from the Admiral himself, nor any hearsay, since late August. Another disappearance was Thunderbird Frank who kept us entertained with his railway and shipping-line memorabilia.. met him and a couple of other members IRL when we had a meal at the Lord Sheldon in Ashton. Hi! David

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#18 Post by Ex-Ascot » Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:39 pm

Just been over there, no Tony.
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#19 Post by Ibbie » Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:12 pm

It appears that there is still no news from or of TD.

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#20 Post by flynverted » Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:44 am

Anyone heard how Tony is?
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