Author Topic: Mike G  (Read 1924 times)

Viv

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Mike G
« on: June 28, 2020, 11:18:01 »
Has anyone heard from Mike G?
He has not posted since 10 June, nor has he replied to a PM from me.
I am concerned about him.

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Re: Mike G
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2020, 12:48:51 »
Did you try fotozones, Viv? His health,... he is like 75 isnt he?

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Re: Mike G
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2020, 13:27:44 »
Did you try fotozones, Viv? His health,... he is like 75 isnt he?
Fons,
He has not posted on Fotozones since 10 June either.
He is 74 and has some health problems which I will not detail here. But they would make him easy prey to Covid-19.
I am very concerned.

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Re: Mike G
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2020, 13:30:57 »
Fons,
He has not posted on Fotozones since 10 June either.
He is 74 and has some health problems which I will not detail here. But they would make him easy prey to Covid-19.
I am very concerned.

I understand i share your concern; he has a daughter but i have  no details.

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Re: Mike G
« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2020, 17:49:36 »
Perhaps the admin here could send him an email relating our concern for his well being.
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Re: Mike G
« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2020, 19:59:09 »
Yep...
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Re: Mike G
« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2020, 00:56:55 »
People on another site that Mike sometimes frequents are also trying to track him down.


A thought:

With an eye to the future, and a realisation that many of us are at or past retirement age, it might not be a bad idea if an emergency phone number or email address of a contact person could be securely stored by the site administrators for occasions such as trying to track members/supporters/participants down.  With cyber frienships and relationships it becomes hard if someone has an extended illness (or even a death) to know what has happened if there is no practical way of contacting them or a contact person.
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Re: Mike G
« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2020, 07:49:44 »
Dear NG,

I am not an expert on this topic but there might be some data protection concerns as to storing personal data of 3rd parties that are to be contacted in case we miss someone.

What i do know is that when you send a personal message on NG, an automated notification/email is generated and send to the recipient.
At the moment I don't see what else NG can do to reach Mike G.

I certainly hope that Mike G is healthy and that he will reappear in the near future.

Yours, Jakov
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Re: Mike G
« Reply #8 on: June 29, 2020, 08:04:26 »
If everything else fails send a letter to his home address. His home address can be deduced from some of the pictures Mike posted here in combination with Google Maps.

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Re: Mike G
« Reply #9 on: June 29, 2020, 09:56:30 »
Yes - I totally agree;  there would certainly need to be the appropriate signed authorisations from both the NG participants and their named contacts.

Dear NG,

I am not an expert on this topic but there might be some data protection concerns as to storing personal data of 3rd parties that are to be contacted in case we miss someone.

What i do know is that when you send a personal message on NG, an automated notification/email is generated and send to the recipient.
At the moment I don't see what else NG can do to reach Mike G.

I certainly hope that Mike G is healthy and that he will reappear in the near future.

Yours, Jakov
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Re: Mike G
« Reply #10 on: August 31, 2020, 11:44:37 »
I have had PM from Anthony regarding Mike. Not good.

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Re: Mike G
« Reply #11 on: August 31, 2020, 13:55:27 »
Dear NG,

I am not an expert on this topic but there might be some data protection concerns as to storing personal data of 3rd parties that are to be contacted in case we miss someone.

What i do know is that when you send a personal message on NG, an automated notification/email is generated and send to the recipient.
At the moment I don't see what else NG can do to reach Mike G.
Jakob, I’m still here but sadly no
I certainly hope that Mike G is healthy and that he will reappear in the near future.

Yours, Jakov
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Mike G

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Re: Mike G
« Reply #12 on: August 31, 2020, 14:01:44 »

Jakov, I’m still here but sadly not mobile and unable to walk, I have a Tumor on my brain which will eventually kill me!I have another about six months to go before my finale!
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Re: Mike G
« Reply #13 on: August 31, 2020, 14:45:01 »
Mike, I'm so sorry to read this! You're such a nice guy and we dearly miss your images and postings. Wishing you all the best, hang on my friend!

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Re: Mike G
« Reply #14 on: August 31, 2020, 14:49:12 »
Hello Mike, no idea what is right or wrong to say, I only whish you do not count days, but still enjoy seconds.
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