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Old January 11th, 2002
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Default Thank you TruStarWarrior!

As many of you have likely already noticed, TruStarWarrior is leaving the Gnutella forums.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank TruStarWarrior for his invaluable contributions to this forum over the last seven months. His departure is an immeasurable loss. He has donated countless hours of his own time to this project,
continually answering users' questions and always displaying a thorough understanding of the issues involved. He has also always conducted himself in a highly professional manner, and he has done as much as anyone to maintain a civil level of correspondence in an environment that can frequently become highly volatile. Aside from answering countless questions, TruStarWarrior also put a tremendous amount of effort into writing and updating a thorough FAQ that has helped many thousands of users. LimeWire would not be what it is today without him, and the greater Gnutella community has benefited tremendously from his contributions as well.

I and the rest of the LimeWire team wish TruStarWarrior all the best in his future endeavors. For what it’s worth, we will also be giving TruStarWarrior a free version of LimeWire Pro in a direct e-mail, as well as any future pro updates that he may desire. Thanks TruStarWarrior!

The LimeWire Team

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Old January 12th, 2002
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Agreed! We owe a lot to TruStarWarrior.
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Old January 13th, 2002
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Default Thank you!

Hey guys!
Hello Adam!

I really appreciate the e-mail. Thanks so much!

I may have made a contribution or two to the Gnutella community, but I wouldn't have been able to do it without someone's help. There is absolutely no way that I could have read even half of the posts on this forum. KathW has been invaluable by scouring the forums for problems that needed attention and redirecting people to appropriate sections of the FAQ. Thank you KathW!

I would also want to thank any members that helped me out and explained issues I didn't really understand. If you were to have asked me what gnutella was 7 months ago, I would have been clueless! So I would like to thank all those who patiently discussed Gnutella and LimeWire with me into the wee hours of the morning.

And thanks for the free copy of LimeWire Pro! I really appreciate your generosity.

It's been great fun watching LimeWire progress from version 1.3 to what it is today. I'll be sure to drop by once in a while to say hello to everyone. Good luck (or Providence, if you liken to that) with LimeWire's ongoing development!!

Sincerely,
TruStarWarrior
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Trustar!

I will miss you...

Hope you will visit us sometimes!

Morgwen
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