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    arnyk RIP

    He hadn't posted in here for a while, but thought I would pass on the sad news that Arnold B. Krueger (known here as arnyk) passed away last Thursday (3rd May).

    I'm sure many of us will remember that his debating style could get a bit combative, but he was always genuinely trying to educate by passing on the benefit of his extensive experience. Despite the fact I had a few run-ins with him, I will miss his contributions - they were always worth reading, even when they made my blood boil!

    RIP Arny.
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    RIP Arny

    Had a few ding dongs with Arny on this and DIYAudio forums, he was steadfast and knowledable in his views on audio which is greatly to his credit
    He will be missed

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    RIP Arny

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    I remember Arny from way back in the Usenet days. I respected his numbers-based approach. He was a fount of knowledge in a sea of nonsense.

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    RIP Arnyk

    Hi all!

    I had the odd ding-dong with arnyk, but learned a lot too.

    I am deeply saddened to hear of his passing, & trust that he will not give St Peter too hard a time before gaining his rightful access to a better place...

    Dave

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    Quote Originally Posted by Golden Earring View Post
    Hi all!

    I had the odd ding-dong with arnyk, but learned a lot too.

    I am deeply saddened to hear of his passing, & trust that he will not give St Peter too hard a time before gaining his rightful access to a better place...

    Dave
    Wow, sad to hear of his passing.

    St. Peter better be an objectivist :-).

    RIP, arnyk.
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    Response to Arny's passing

    I am disappointed by the lack of response by most forum members to Arny's death.

    Arny may have come across as a curmudgeonly old bugger, but he was a knowledgeable & thoroughly decent bloke beneath the crusty exterior he chose to use from time to time.

    This forum will undoubtedly be a poorer place without him...

    Dave

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    Quote Originally Posted by Golden Earring View Post
    I am disappointed by the lack of response by most forum members to Arny's death.

    Arny may have come across as a curmudgeonly old bugger, but he was a knowledgeable & thoroughly decent bloke beneath the crusty exterior he chose to use from time to time.

    This forum will undoubtedly be a poorer place without him...

    Dave
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    Sorry to hear this.

    He had a disruptive communication style, I think sometimes that was good, sometimes not. In any case I learned from him. I got the impression he'd had some hard times. Rest in peace.
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    I learned a tremendous amount from arnyk, here and mostly at hydrogenaudio forum. RIP.
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    Arny was not at this fora for a very long time , but imo he was very welcome.
    So i did not know him well .
    We need more proponents of critical Thinking not less rip.

    I have tried the search a bit of his history, sadly you only get the bad stuff from unchecked foras that did not treat hom well.
    Glad to see the obituary that made the affiliation was th ABX clear.
    So he really knew his stuff .
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