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Posted by hossylass (U3749845) on Thursday, 7th July 2011
Goodbye Q&A, where many a new poster cut their teeth, begged for help, and cried out in anguish.
Where so much good advice (and the odd bit of godawful advice) was handed out by so many.
Where so many learned so much about everything disability related.
Its like walking around an empty house now, the voices that rang out are just echoes in my mind.
And especially to Sailor, who walked the saddest of journeys here, and others who walked here in so much pain and sadness and exhaustion.
And to all those who passed their knowledge on, who gave hour after hour of time, day in, day out, just to help others.
You all deserve better. The information contained here deserves better.
This board has meant so much to so many.
And this is the greatest sadness, to see the board that gave the most in real terms, reduced to a silent shell.
Love, as always,
Posted by PigeonPost (U14841128) on Thursday, 7th July 2011
Very well said, Hossy.
Nothing to add, except...
Posted by And (U1866223) on Friday, 8th July 2011
Yup... TY Hoss. Just this week, my son asked me about a side effect of some tablets he's taking.
Guess what was the first thing that came up on Google? A really informative dialogue of Disability Q and A from 2008. Question fully answered.
But when there's a new drug, with new side-effects? Where then?
Still, the Gov't will save a few million .... all the legit DLA claims and ESA claims that will now fail due to this source of fantastic advice not being available.
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