Initials on AAPK header logo?

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Initials on AAPK header logo?

Post by Mumbleypeg » Thu Jun 30, 2016 4:38 am

Way up there at the top of each page, left hand side, is the beautiful AAPK emblem. Under it are the initials (I assume they're intitials) BW, RD, JF, JS, and BP. Curious to know who or what those represent, and despite searching the site high, low, and sideways, I haven't found an explanation. I'm pretty sure there must be some significance, else they wouldn't be there.
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If it's not something requiring top secret clearance, inquiring minds want to know! :lol: Appreciate it if someone would enlighten me.

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Re: Initials on AAPK header logo?

Post by jerryd6818 » Thu Jun 30, 2016 11:30 am

Ken, it's the initials of active members who have passed away.
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Re: Initials on AAPK header logo?

Post by royal0014 » Thu Jun 30, 2016 11:32 am

Short answer; those are the initials of deceased members of the forum, all very respected members.
Most were before my time here, but I do know JS was Johnny Samples AKA johnnyrotten (someone check my spelling)

Had not noticed BP, which must be our most recent loss, Brian (?) AKA cutty.

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Post by jerryd6818 » Thu Jun 30, 2016 11:36 am

Yeah, Bryan needs to correct that because Brian's last name was Hutto. (or at least that's what I have in my address list)
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Post by Mumbleypeg » Thu Jun 30, 2016 1:23 pm

Thanks! All makes sense now and a fitting gesture indeed. ::tu::

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Re: Initials on AAPK header logo?

Post by robinetn » Thu Jun 30, 2016 2:29 pm

jerryd6818 wrote:Yeah, Bryan needs to correct that because Brian's last name was Hutto. (or at least that's what I have in my address list)
Maybe Bobby Paolantonio ? (Bonfirebob)

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Post by royal0014 » Thu Jun 30, 2016 3:27 pm

robinetn wrote:
jerryd6818 wrote:Yeah, Bryan needs to correct that because Brian's last name was Hutto. (or at least that's what I have in my address list)
Maybe Bobby Paolantonio ? (Bonfirebob)
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I believe you are correct. I had forgotten Bob P. :oops:
Then Brian H. (cutty) needs to be added ....... ::tear::
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Re: Initials on AAPK header logo?

Post by jerryd6818 » Thu Jun 30, 2016 3:40 pm

I didn't think of Bobby P. either. Sad to see it getting so crowded up there.
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Re: Initials on AAPK header logo?

Post by MITCH RAPP » Thu Jun 30, 2016 5:12 pm

8) RD was Roger Dongworth His member name is "Roger – 50/2050”.

BW was Bill Wolf. His member name is “El Lobo”.

JF was Johnnie Fain. His member name is “jonet143”.

JS for Johnnie Samples. His member name is “johnnierotten”.

BP for Bill Price. His member name is "CCBill". He was a Real Funny Guy!

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Re: Initials on AAPK header logo?

Post by jerryd6818 » Thu Jun 30, 2016 5:32 pm

I recognize all those except Bill Price. Was there something about him that would call him to mind? Could that have been CCBill? He was an old 2005 member and hasn't posted since January of 2013.

That posting was recent enough to have been Bobby P.
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Post by MITCH RAPP » Thu Jun 30, 2016 5:52 pm

8) Jerry That's It! ::tu:: I will edit my Post to reflect that. Bill didn't post very often towards the end of his time here but he use to email me and some of the other members here with off color and R rated jokes all the time. To the point where I would look forward to receiving them. Bill was a Retired Prison Guard, so believe me he had seen it all!
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Re: Initials on AAPK header logo?

Post by fergusontd » Thu Jun 30, 2016 7:48 pm

::hmm:: That AAPK logo may fill up in the years to come maybe Brian and the administrators could come up with something special for all of our decesed members. Something like honored past AAPK members. ftd
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Re: Initials on AAPK header logo?

Post by gsmith7158 » Thu Jun 30, 2016 8:04 pm

Ferg sounds like you're implying we're just a bunch of old farts fixin to kick off. ::hmm::
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Re: Initials on AAPK header logo?

Post by orvet » Thu Jun 30, 2016 11:13 pm

Bill Wolf was one of my first customers for custom work, as I recall. He could almost be considered a founding member of AAPK, joining in December 2004 just 3 1/2 months after Bryan joined/started the forum.

All the guys with initials up by the logo joined in '04 to '06.
The newest member of the 5 posted by Mitch was Johnnie Samples who joined in July '06.

They were all "Old Timers". :mrgreen:

Ulp, that is scary! :shock:
Two of the guys on that list joined after I did! ::paranoid::
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Re: Initials on AAPK header logo?

Post by fergusontd » Fri Jul 01, 2016 12:01 am

gsmith7158 wrote:Ferg sounds like you're implying we're just a bunch of old farts fixin to kick off. ::hmm::
::shrug:: Just saying, I think we need a way to remember the guys on this forum and honor them in some way. Not that many old guys,on this forum. :mrgreen: (except maybe Jerry)
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