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Stan Smith, BKKSTAN

Post by Old Grumpy » October 6, 2018, 3:37 pm

Sad to read on the other forum that Stan died yesterday. Older members will remenber him from the original night market meeting held at Preecha market where he was one of the regulars. RIP Stan, you will be missed .
Just noticed he lately used the name nkstan on this forum .


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Post by Drunk Monkey » October 6, 2018, 3:46 pm

Very sad news ,, one of the longest residing Udonites and forums member Stan was a regular at both CC outlets and the Bookhouse nearby really nice helpful guy who was crazy about his shitzu dog. Instrumental in bringing Dr Den to Udon to assist expats with aches n pains.

RIP Stan

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Post by jackspratt » October 6, 2018, 4:09 pm

Another one of the originals has passed on.

Fond memories of our early sparing, but soon forgotten.

RIP Stan

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Post by MALC » October 6, 2018, 5:10 pm

rip stan one of the good guys.

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Post by stattointhailand » October 6, 2018, 5:26 pm

RIP Stan

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Post by docta » October 6, 2018, 7:09 pm

Stan the man, what a good guy / buddy he was for many years.
So sorry you moved on.. I'll miss you ol' friend!! RIP...

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Post by 747man » October 6, 2018, 8:07 pm

RIP Stan, At least you were surrounded by you're family in California where you passed on Peacefully.....

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Re: Stan Smith, BKKSTAN

Post by choi choi » October 6, 2018, 8:15 pm

OH Stan. I remember him from years ago.
We had Meetups at the old night market.
(Before the clown keyboard brigade appeared)
Used to bring his small dog and sit him on the table where people ate from LOL
Nice guy! No bullshit. Good to talk with.
Nice to know you Stan RIP

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Re: Stan Smith, BKKSTAN

Post by dezzer111 » October 6, 2018, 11:33 pm

R I P Stan.
"You'll Never Walk Alone"L.F.C.

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Post by arjay » October 7, 2018, 2:32 am

Yes, indeed I know and remember Stan well. From early Udonmap days at the meetings in Udon night market in 2006 and much later when I moved to Nong Khai. He would often cycle along the Rimkhong in Nong Khai and stop for a chat.

Oh dear, yet another one bites the dust.

RIP Stan.

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Re: Stan Smith, BKKSTAN

Post by Aardvark » October 7, 2018, 5:57 am

Goodbye Stan, RIP ….

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Post by mathusalah80 » October 7, 2018, 5:18 pm

Sad that yet another one of the fast dwindling , and irreplaceable, long time Udonthani Gentlemen & Characters has left us.
RIP Stan.

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Post by dunroaming » October 7, 2018, 5:37 pm

I think I only joined the forum in 2009 was a guest for 3 years before that but he seemed a decent bloke and yes many many members from even 2009 gone. The sad thing is they haven't been replaced like for like

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Re: Stan Smith, BKKSTAN

Post by Jello » October 7, 2018, 5:57 pm

Spotted Stan in this youtube video at the 19:20 mark.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RsV8ob8BrY&t=258s

RIP Stan.

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Post by maaka » October 7, 2018, 6:25 pm

my people believe when you die you becoming a shooting star, and you make your way to beyond the veil, to Pleiades, where you shine down upon us, so go old mate, to the long night, and thanks for your wise counsel over the years..RIP

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Re: Stan Smith, BKKSTAN

Post by JimboPSM » October 7, 2018, 10:41 pm

Sad news indeed, the loss of another of those who was knowledgeable, helpful and informative - both on the forum and in person.

Stan joined the UM forum in July 2005 and, with over 9,000 posts since then, was the fifth most prolific poster since the launching of UM (v2) earlier that month.

Although living in Nong Khai (for most of the time he was in Thailand) Stan and his dog were frequent attendees at the night market meetings.

While Stan was always a welcome presence at the night market, not everyone was fully appreciative of his dog occasionally walking on the tables (probably the only area where Stan never gave two hoots about the opinions of others).

From his working life and his own experience Stan was well aware of how thoroughly debilitating back problems could be and, through the forum, helped to link members with an experienced doctor who could help alleviate their back problems.

RIP Stan

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Re: Stan Smith, BKKSTAN

Post by Zidane » October 8, 2018, 9:17 pm

Very sad news.RIP Stan.
Just when I thought our chance had passed,you go and save the best for last.

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Re: Stan Smith, BKKSTAN

Post by jingjai » October 9, 2018, 12:07 am

Rest in Peace Stan. Like many others, we first met at the night market, this one a special holiday party, held late December 2005.

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