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RIP Syd Bolton

Postby nintendan » Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:07 pm

Victor Lucas just said he has passed away on his daily show on EPN.

I'm truly saddened by the news. He was a regular here when I first joined this site.

RIP Syd.

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EDIT... I just realized from my profile.... today is my 14th Anniversary of joining this site: June 12th 2004.

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Re: RIP Syd Bolton

Postby OTTOgd » Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:23 pm

Never met Syd in person but we've helped each other out in the last decade. He got me get a sweet, original Gameboy!

Computer wizard founded museum: http://www.brantfordexpositor.ca/2018/0 ... ded-museum

Watch the videos: https://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/syd-bolton ... -1.3970732



Fav'd his yootoob channel years ago: https://www.youtube.com/user/sydbolton/videos

http://www.pcmuseum.ca

RIP Syd.

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Re: RIP Syd Bolton

Postby tekkaraiden » Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:39 am

Wow he was only 46.

Never met him, got to see part of his collection at fanexpo a few years back.

Sad to see someone pass away so young.

RIP Syd.

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Re: RIP Syd Bolton

Postby jasonec » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:26 pm

Yeah - it was sad to see him go.
Syd was passionate about preserving computing (and gaming) history, and was a good guy.
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Re: RIP Syd Bolton

Postby Sparky » Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:32 pm

Ya I heard throw a buddy of mine, so shocking and so sad, left behind a wife and 2 kids.

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Re: RIP Syd Bolton

Postby nes_pimp » Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:33 pm

I never meet the guy but remember his posts.

R.I.P. Syd

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Re: RIP Syd Bolton

Postby loporjai2003 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:16 pm

RIP Syd, never had a chance to visit the museum.

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Re: RIP Syd Bolton

Postby jasonec » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:47 am

Sparky wrote:Ya I heard throw a buddy of mine, so shocking and so sad, left behind a wife and 2 kids.


I don't think Syd had kids (just a wife)
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Re: RIP Syd Bolton

Postby tmlfan » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:48 pm

Very sad to hear.

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Re: RIP Syd Bolton

Postby jcalder8 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:04 pm

Very sad news. He was a great part of the community
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Re: RIP Syd Bolton

Postby Dodsworth » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:41 pm

Very sad :cry: I've meet him a few times great guy such a shame
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Re: RIP Syd Bolton

Postby ancientgames » Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:12 pm

I'm pretty sure Syd was a founding member of this site.

CongoBongo?

I might be wrong about his handle. It's been a while.

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Re: RIP Syd Bolton

Postby jasonec » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:12 pm

ancientgames wrote:I'm pretty sure Syd was a founding member of this site.

CongoBongo?

I might be wrong about his handle. It's been a while.

Rip


I'm pretty sure CongoBongo was Dan Mullins....Syd was just Sydric on this forum.
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