Has anyone had contact with Rick88 recently?

BlueMDPickerBlueMDPicker Old PolkPosts: 6,720
I hope he's out enjoying a bike roadtrip before winter, and don't want to sound an alarm. Just a bit concerned since he is facing some health issues.

Anyone in NY/PA have contact?


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  • headrottheadrott Posts: 5,127
    Yeah, I hope Rick is OK. He's a very nice fellow..
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    Taken from a recent Audioholics reply regarding "Club Polk" and Polk speakers:

    "I'm yet to hear a Polk speaker that merits more than a sentence and 60 seconds discussion." :\

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  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 8,666
    He sold off some gear for a procedure...sumtin' like that

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  • scubalabscubalab Posts: 1,991
    I bought his phono pre, but haven't heard from him since. Certainly hope all is well!
  • BlueMDPickerBlueMDPicker Old Polk Posts: 6,720
    Bump

    Kind of disconcerting. I've tried direct email as well. Keeping a good thought.

    Anybody?


  • headrottheadrott Posts: 5,127
    @chumlie, have you heard from @Rick88?
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    Taken from a recent Audioholics reply regarding "Club Polk" and Polk speakers:

    "I'm yet to hear a Polk speaker that merits more than a sentence and 60 seconds discussion." :\

    "Green leaves reveal the heart spoken Khatru"- Jon Anderson

    "Have A Little Faith! And Everything You'll Face, Will Jump From Out Right On Into Place! Yeah! Take A Little Time! And Everything You'll Find, Will Move From Gloom Right On Into Shine!"- Arthur Lee
  • pumpkinmanpumpkinman Posts: 5,439
    I had contact with him on Oct. 15. He told me it was nothing to serious or life threatening. I'm afraid that is all I can offer. No contact after that.

    Bill
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 16,780
    As long as Lightman hasn’t paid him a visit recently, I am sure he will be just fine.
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  • BlueMDPickerBlueMDPicker Old Polk Posts: 6,720
    pumpkinman wrote: »
    I had contact with him on Oct. 15. He told me it was nothing to serious or life threatening. I'm afraid that is all I can offer. No contact after that.

    Bill

    Thanks Bill!


  • headrottheadrott Posts: 5,127
    edited November 2017
    Thank you Bill for letting us know it's nothing serious. I'm sure he will be back, in time.
    Relayer-Big-O-Poster.jpg
    Taken from a recent Audioholics reply regarding "Club Polk" and Polk speakers:

    "I'm yet to hear a Polk speaker that merits more than a sentence and 60 seconds discussion." :\

    "Green leaves reveal the heart spoken Khatru"- Jon Anderson

    "Have A Little Faith! And Everything You'll Face, Will Jump From Out Right On Into Place! Yeah! Take A Little Time! And Everything You'll Find, Will Move From Gloom Right On Into Shine!"- Arthur Lee
  • chumliechumlie Posts: 8,231
    headrott wrote: »
    @chumlie, have you heard from @Rick88?

    Not a peep.
  • Msabot1Msabot1 Posts: 1,921
    Do miss all that 'eye candy' he posted on here..don't you guys??...
  • tonybtonyb Posts: 28,060
    Msabot1 wrote: »
    Do miss all that 'eye candy' he posted on here..don't you guys??...

    Got that right...he was like brother to me. Hope he's doin' good with his issues. Maybe we should send Cathy out to visit him, slap him back into reality. :)
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  • Msabot1Msabot1 Posts: 1,921
    I'll bet he is doing fine...heck,a trip to the free clinic isn't a big deal!...Is it?..LOL!..
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 950
    Bump. Come back Rick!
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  • hochpt21hochpt21 Posts: 4,932
    Good to hear.
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  • DaveHoDaveHo Posts: 1,604
    Hotties, we need pictures of hotties. That will lure him back.
  • txcoastal1 wrote: »
    Agree!

    I exchanged emails with him shortly after Thanksgiving and all's well and he's back to work. Good news!

    So now he's just being a dick :D :D :D

    Na, being a dick would be coming here, liking all the posts in this thread and not replying... ;)
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    a man on fire and he'll be warm for the rest of his life."

  • ken brydsonken brydson Posts: 6,632
    Post a guitar or a toy car pic and he'll be back...
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 16,780
    edited December 2017
    I have a Franklin Mint diecast with his name on it if he posts within 24 hours...
    The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, TriangleArt Reference SE with PS Audio NuWave Phono converter, Walker Precision Motor Drive, ClearAudio Stradivari v2 cartridge and Origin Conquerer Mk3c tonearm, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X1 two channel preamplifier Signed by Poppa himself, PS Audio PerfectWave DAC MkII, Pioneer Elite SC-65, Oppo UDP-205 Blu-ray , Sony XBR70x850B 4k, Polk audio AB700/800 "in-wall" surrounds

  • nbrowsernbrowser Posts: 7,160
    John, you fecal matter mixologist! I like it! :)
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 16,780
    He did not comment and take me up on my offer, so I will raise the offer to two....
    The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, TriangleArt Reference SE with PS Audio NuWave Phono converter, Walker Precision Motor Drive, ClearAudio Stradivari v2 cartridge and Origin Conquerer Mk3c tonearm, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X1 two channel preamplifier Signed by Poppa himself, PS Audio PerfectWave DAC MkII, Pioneer Elite SC-65, Oppo UDP-205 Blu-ray , Sony XBR70x850B 4k, Polk audio AB700/800 "in-wall" surrounds

  • WagnerRCWagnerRC Posts: 1,649
    Bump. Going into the new year. Hope all is well.
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