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Old 09-08-10, 06:51 PM   #1
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Missing Cyclo-Tourist. Last seen in North Dakota

I'm not related nor know this person but maybe you have seen him? Pass it on if you feel so inclined.

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September 9, 2010 at 7:19 pm
Great news Willy is in Montana today. He was out of cell coverage for day. Used a land line to call.
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Great news Willy is in Montana today. He was out of cell coverage for day. Used a land line to call.
Good news, I'm sure. But is it just old people like me who think the world is a poorer place now that a cycle tourist being out of touch for a few days is a cause for panic? Jesus.
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Good news, I'm sure. But is it just old people like me who think the world is a poorer place now that a cycle tourist being out of touch for a few days is a cause for panic? Jesus.
Technology makes us much more connected nowadays, and I'm sure it's more for his loved ones than him.
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I think it's a matter of what you're used to. If the guy was calling in every day and then goes silent for 5 days, that's cause for alarm, and wouldn't really matter if he had been sending telegraphs or using a satellite phone. If he only checked in sporadically anyway, I'm sure it wouldn't have bothered anyone for him to go quiet for 5 days. Anyway, good to know he hasn't disappeared.
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Good news, I'm sure. But is it just old people like me who think the world is a poorer place now that a cycle tourist being out of touch for a few days is a cause for panic? Jesus.

First, let me say Im very glad he is safe.

Second, I agree with you. One day seems very hasty to pass the fliers. I could see two weeks.

Third, I wonder if he feels like the kid who's mom walks into his class to give him a sweater then kisses him and says I love you. The online cycling community is obviously the class.

Once again, Im glad there was a happy ending to this story.
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Being smothered like that, do you suppose the guy WANTS to go missing? Like, disappear and have a life of his own???

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