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With the sad passing of Martin, I thought it would be nice to recount a very happy memory of this lovely man.

Not long after I discovered CAG in 2006 there was talk of a CAG meet. The venue was a camp site in Gloucestershire. When I arrived the last thing I expected was to find a disco (Yes, in a tent in a field). Behind this was one of the most eccentric but wonderful men, Martin Kay - Martin3030. What followed was a great party with huge amounts of alcohol consumed. After the event a DVD was produced of it, compete with introduction by Martin.

After this I joined the site team and got to work closely with Martin and became friends with him. I have had occasional contact with him since I retired from this site and I will miss this.

RIP Martin

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That's a lovely story. Thanks.

 

Do you have a copy of the DVD?

I think that there are quite a few people who would like to see it - and I am sure that his family would appreciate a copy, very much.

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I have but not sure if it plays. Will look this evening

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Yes please. Very important. Who else might have one?

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Lisa (vampiress) or Paul (seminole) , have emailed them. Cillitbanger (can't remember her name)

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That would be great if a copy could be tracked down. :)

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Good news,

I have found my copy and it isn't too scratched for my PC to read it. I am currently ripping it to my hard drive so can make more copies.

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Brilliant. Thanks.

 

Could you email me some contact details so that I can arrange to get a copy. I'm sure that the family will be very pleased.

 

I'll pass on your contact details to them as well if you want.

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Can it be put on Youtube ?

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I thought about distributing it - but suddenly I thought that there maybe other people on it who maybe wouldn't want it to be generally circulated.

 

It's a bit of a tricky situation. I'm not quite sure what to do.

 

Certainly, the family will get it - no one could object to that - but after that, frankly I'm not sure what is the best thing to do.

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I think everyone in it has either contacted me or posted on a thread in this sub-forum in the past week. I think permissions could be sought easily. I am posting a copy to you today BankFodder

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It can be a private link on Youtube. Won't show in any search results..

 

I'd love to see it, but will understand if not possible. :-)

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Hi all my condolences to the family and friends of Martin. I did not have the pleasure of talking with Martin, I am sure he will be sadly missed, in my opinion any loss to the CAG is a sad loss.It sounds like he was a great mind!

 

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  • 9 months later...

It is with sadness that I discovered only a few days ago through this site that Martin had passed away. I had been sending texts to his number for a couple of months as I had in the last few years had taken to contacting him directly . He helped me on so many occasions and would have liked to show my respects. Such a loss on so many levels my unsung hero , his tenacity , intelligence and generosity with his time was greatly appreciated . RIP Martin

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  • 1 month later...

I discovered this sad news the other day.

 

My sincere, belated condolences to his family, his many friends, everyone who worked with him on CAG and everyone who benefitted from his knowledge and humour here on CAG and in life elsewhere.

 

An amazing person and a tragic loss. Very hard to comprehend when someone leaves so early in life, but he left a huge imprint and will be fondly remembered.

 

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