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#21 IbanezJem

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Posted 24 July 2019 - 01:19 AM

Beautiful post Lorraine, and a beautiful gesture from your anonymous benefactor!

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Posted 24 July 2019 - 03:19 AM

Rush fans are the best. And this forum has the best of the best :)

This is a beautiful thing to do. Someone waved their magic wand and changed your heart overnight :)

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Posted 24 July 2019 - 05:19 AM

This is the best birthday present you can have for someone that surely knew you well. You receive what you give... :angel:

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Posted 24 July 2019 - 07:23 AM

View PostMaverick, on 23 July 2019 - 05:29 PM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 23 July 2019 - 05:17 PM, said:

View PostMaverick, on 23 July 2019 - 05:11 PM, said:

What in the world are you talking about?

Where did Geddy sign anything?

I was sent a gift of Geddy's bass book from members here, and Geddy autographed it.

Thank you for crarifying! That is a great present!
That's lacist!

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Posted 24 July 2019 - 09:41 AM

Beautiful gesture and thanks for sharing the story. Does the soul good to share

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Posted 24 July 2019 - 10:49 AM

Just want to clarify that it wasn't just one member, it was more than one.  It was truly a collaborative effort even going so far as to pack the FedEx box and stuff it with brown paper so the book wouldn't move around, and going to a store and picking out a birthday card.  No matter what it was that was done, and who did what, each act has really touched my heart.

We had a really bad storm go through here last night with high winds and lightening and thunder, but I was still in awe over this.

I don't want to gush, and I don't want to overdo this, but I want to be sure that whoever took part in this knows how much it has meant to me and how much I appreciate it.

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Posted 24 July 2019 - 11:58 AM

That is such a great story Lorraine!  I am very happy for you.  I agree on your thoughts on this forum.  It is one of the only "social media" places that I take part in.  I am on a Rolling Stones forum occasionally and the people seem so desperate to make friends and it seems very phony.  I commented that for intelligent discourse and honest to goodness real people I go to the Rush Forum.  Rush fans are the best, hands down!

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Posted 24 July 2019 - 03:28 PM

This is truly amazing! I'm so happy for you Lorraine. This is testament to what a wonderful place TRF is. The board is going on 15 years since its inception, and not for nothing that it's still around. This is a gathering of some of the most incredibly generous, loving and compassionate people anywhere. :heart:

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Posted 24 July 2019 - 03:35 PM

View Postsullysue, on 24 July 2019 - 03:28 PM, said:

This is truly amazing! I'm so happy for you Lorraine. This is testament to what a wonderful place TRF is. The board is going on 15 years since its inception, and not for nothing that it's still around. This is a gathering of some of the most incredibly generous, loving and compassionate people anywhere. :heart:
It's so true. Sully.  So many stories of friendships made here - romances and marriages too :cool:.

Have you ever wondered what it is about Rush that attracts a certain type of person to them?  Rush ought to be very proud of their fans because they are, for the most part, a cut above the average.

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Posted 24 July 2019 - 07:43 PM

^^^ So very true, Lorraine and Sue!  

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Posted 25 July 2019 - 06:34 AM

You said it came from Chicago right?  Maybe it was this guy.....

https://youtu.be/fnZcl6pn5bU

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Posted 25 July 2019 - 05:05 PM

Lorraine, that's fabulous :)

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Posted 27 July 2019 - 01:20 AM

Awesome! :ebert:

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Posted 27 July 2019 - 05:27 PM

OMG!!! My dear Lorraine, that must have been a high love sent from our Geddy to you!!! I am so proud of you my darlin woman!! He must have been a god sent to you as well!!! Ps. Happy b day sweet, may you have the best b day ever!!! I love you so very MUCH!! As do all of Rush fans, we are a Family and we must never be brought down by anything at all!! Rush on everyone!!

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Posted 27 July 2019 - 05:52 PM

View PostSusanMistyT, on 27 July 2019 - 05:27 PM, said:

OMG!!! My dear Lorraine, that must have been a high love sent from our Geddy to you!!! I am so proud of you my darlin woman!! He must have been a god sent to you as well!!! Ps. Happy b day sweet, may you have the best b day ever!!! I love you so very MUCH!! As do all of Rush fans, we are a Family and we must never be brought down by anything at all!! Rush on everyone!!

Susan, thank you. :heart:

Here's a big cyber-hug for you, my friend!  :hug2:

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Posted 27 July 2019 - 06:19 PM

View PostLorraine, on 27 July 2019 - 05:52 PM, said:

View PostSusanMistyT, on 27 July 2019 - 05:27 PM, said:

OMG!!! My dear Lorraine, that must have been a high love sent from our Geddy to you!!! I am so proud of you my darlin woman!! He must have been a god sent to you as well!!! Ps. Happy b day sweet, may you have the best b day ever!!! I love you so very MUCH!! As do all of Rush fans, we are a Family and we must never be brought down by anything at all!! Rush on everyone!!

Susan, thank you. :heart:

Here's a big cyber-hug for you, my friend!  :hug2:

Anytime!! As I always thinks of you and Babycat as well!! You Geddy gals cheer me up as well as Dirk, Lerxst and Pratt!!

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Posted 28 July 2019 - 03:31 AM

Super cool and super nice gesture! :)

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Posted 28 July 2019 - 10:21 AM

Heartwarming.  And.. yknow like totally freaking awesome.

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 07:54 PM

Very cool Loraine! Rush fans are the best!




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