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[Pofecker Tribute] We're Offline For 24 Hours - RIP

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by youssef93, Mar 22, 2013.

  1. youssef93

    youssef93 Senior Member

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    I heard the devastating news about PO's death today. 2 years ago Pofecker approved my most successful service thread here on BHW with an awesome review, he referred some of my first clients to me and with that money I invested in dozens of projects and was able to pursue my passion as a filmmaker by buying some decent starter studio equipment. When I kept thanking him for like forever on IRC (since I received an avalanche of clients after his review and recommendations to people) he just went "Just wanted to hook you up man ;)". Never really had any significant interaction with him after that but his couple of small actions changed my life. I owe him, big time.

    As a tribute to him I will be doing 2 things:

    1) Within the next month I will be sharing one of my top performing money-making methods here in his name.
    2) For the next 24 hours, all sites and services I offer will be suspended.

    I'm certainly not asking anyone to follow my approach and opinions will differ here about what's necessary and what's silly and so on. All I'm saying is that if Pofecker changed your life like he did to mine, I hope this thread can be an inspiration for you to think about doing something in appreciation and gratitude to that, in your very own way.

    I guess some people would consider this overly dramatic but I'll still say it: Pofecker if you can read this wherever you are, you practically changed every aspect of my life, I will forever be in your debt, and I will forever be unable to repay it. Rest in peace my friend.
     
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  2. SmileAtmyWins

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    This was not overly dramatic at all. He changed your life with more of an impact than some of ours but if I was in your shoes, I'd do the EXACT same thing.
     
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  3. b0u4bD4

    b0u4bD4 Junior Member

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    will do the same , Rip PO
     
  4. 2011nfl

    2011nfl Supreme Member

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    Although out of mods wishes, I will keep most of my thoughts in the original thread http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/blackhat-lounge/545311-rip-pofecker.html I will add one thing to this thread.

    Out of respect for pofecker I used his avatar for 1 day, I still have "R.I.P. Pofecker" under my vip status, and I have removed The banners in my sig that I make money with, and have replaced with the banner you see (which was originally created by Oldsalt, and is being used by several members as we speak). I do also respect what you are doing, and believe there is nothing wrong with it.
     
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  5. youssef93

    youssef93 Senior Member

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    Thanks, I'll use this banner to if you do not mind. I did not get your reference to mods wishes, you mean they did not want more threads related to him created? Apologies to everyone and the mods if this was the case.
     
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    As I said, it was created by Oldsalt, and he doesn't mind. There are actually several other members using this banner too :)
     
  7. mohnikinsiz

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    Unlike you, I never actually had the chance to talk to him. Yet his passing has touched me in a way I wasn't really expecting. I am currently studying to be a firefighter so that I can give back to my community and help people. And that's what life should be all about. Helping each other out. When these things happen you realize that sitting in front of the computer isn't such a big deal after all...

    It moves me to hear that he managed to change every aspect of your life, and I understand your feelings.

    Here's what I'll do:

    Whatever your method is, I'm going to put aside everything I do for an entire week and stick to the method you'll be teaching in Pofeckers name. With whatever earnings I make, I'll be giving it to people in need in the spirit of Pofecker.
     
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  8. Patel

    Patel Senior Member

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    I miss pofecker :(
     
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  10. MadMaddy

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    I do not agree with what you are doing

    Pofecker would have wanted you to start more services instead of closing down your current one!

    Just my 2 cents
     
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  11. ShadeDream

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    Did he ask for your permission? Sometimes you should keep those 2 cents to yourself.
     
  12. MadMaddy

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    Okay sir.

    From now on i will do as you say. I will ask the permission of you and everyone else before i make a post.

    Please accept my apologies.
     
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  13. Checkmate

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    Never talked to Pofecker (that I can remember) but it's good to see things like this to honor him.
     
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    The guy was AWESOME! RIP my friend!
     
  15. mike2000

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    Story is more or less same with me. It was 3 years back when I first start selling here on BHW courtesy to Pofecker. That was one of the turning point of my life. I owe him a great deal for that. He was a very humble guy and always a pleasure to talk to him.
     
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  16. imperial444

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    Wow. Really, You got me thinking for a long time. What a heartwarming & soulful move.
    R.I.P. PO.
    And Threads like yours make me proud of that I belong to community like BHW.
     
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    He accepted one of my BHW sales threads too, such a shock to hear he's dead. I've just discovered now. RIP. :(