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Bill W

Post by tigerinthestix » Sun Jan 29, 2017 5:13 pm

Just like to say that it is a year to the day that Bill W. died. Still miss him and his laconic humour. :smt022

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Re: Bill W

Post by CJ » Sun Jan 29, 2017 5:37 pm

+1. Can't believe it's a year. I know we gave a very active forum, but I really miss Bill's contributions. Never met him but great bloke.
Hope his family know the high regard we held/hold him in.

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Re: Bill W

Post by L Smith » Sun Jan 29, 2017 6:19 pm

I'm certain they do.
Like many posters, here, I miss his curmudgeonly humour.
I'm sure he would be still telling us to KEEP THE FAITH
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Re: Bill W

Post by jgriffin » Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:03 pm

Mrs G said only last week that BillW would have seen off anyone threatenong to chuck in their season ticket.
My greatest regret was arranging to meet him for a smoke behind the Crumbie some years ago, and getting waylaid and then confused by Brian Moore cadging a fag. never did get round to meeting the great man.
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Re: Bill W

Post by Noddy555 » Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:07 pm

Can I just agree with other posters although Bill W and I saw things differently he was a pure gentleman of the old school and is sadly missed.

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Re: Bill W

Post by Big Dai » Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:12 pm

To Bill! (Raises Remy.)
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Re: Bill W

Post by G.K » Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:41 pm

To Bill - I'll drink to that :smt030
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Re: Bill W

Post by WhitecapTiger » Sun Jan 29, 2017 8:24 pm

G.K wrote:To Bill - I'll drink to that :smt030
+1
L Smith wrote:I'm sure he would be still telling us to KEEP THE FAITH
Even in the face of adversity :smt023
CJ wrote:Hope his family know the high regard we held/hold him in.
Sure they do, rightly so.

Rest peacefully Bill W.
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Re: Bill W

Post by Iain » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:48 am

I hadn't seen him for some time since a) moving from the terrace and b) giving up smoking. We were smoking partners at half time for some time. Could be a mischievous pain in the backside when I was a moderator but was a gentleman in real life.

I wonder what he'd have made of Tigers' 2017 thus far.

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Re: Bill W

Post by Robespierre » Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:03 am

Iain wrote:
I wonder what he'd have made of Tigers' 2017 thus far.
He'd have looked at it philosophically saying that all clubs have their ups and downs and that the true supporter would stick with the club through thick and thin.
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Re: Bill W

Post by Phil B » Mon Jan 30, 2017 4:42 pm

What was his real name? Anyone know?
I could agree with you...but then we'd both be wrong.

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Re: Bill W

Post by Tigerbeat » Mon Jan 30, 2017 4:48 pm

His real name was Bill Woodward
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Re: Bill W

Post by Qbec » Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:47 am

R.I.P Bill Woodward you were a true star on this board for many a year, I like many others miss your input certainly right now during this period of change.
But we will always "Keep The Faith"
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