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Old 20.05.2016, 20:33
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Paging Wolli

Am I the only one around here who noticed that Wollishofener hasn't posted a single word since April 6? His "Last Activity" was recorded on April 15.

I hope he's ok. Does anybody know why he isn't posting any more? Did I miss something? Could it be that he needs help from the gang?
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Old 20.05.2016, 21:26
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Re: Paging Wolli

I saw him a couple of months ago at Deutsch Conversation group at Stalle 6. But not recently.
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Old 20.05.2016, 22:21
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Re: Paging Wolli

EF is not the same when Wolli is not around. He's one of the more interesting posters.
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Old 20.05.2016, 22:24
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Re: Paging Wolli

I sincerely hope he's OK.
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Old 20.05.2016, 23:43
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Re: Paging Wolli

Yeah we do need him. Ok, he doesn't do humor (although, if I got that right, he's only half Swiss), but when it comes to history and multicultural stuff, especially anything between Syria and the Morocco, he is a real treasure chest of knowledge on two legs, so to say.

Let's keep this thread alive until it gets raised onto the forum Home page, where more EFers will see it.
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Old 21.05.2016, 10:25
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Re: Paging Wolli

Did someone try sending him a message?
If you send a PM he will get a notification . Don't know if he has the 'send email' option on.
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Old 21.05.2016, 12:52
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Did someone try sending him a message?
If you send a PM he will get a notification . Don't know if he has the 'send email' option on.
Yes Mia, I just did that.
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Old 21.05.2016, 13:13
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Re: Paging Wolli

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Yes Mia, I just did that.
I would thank you but I can't!
Though this isn't really off topic. There's little more Swiss than Wolli!

Let us know if you hear from him.
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Old 21.05.2016, 13:23
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Re: Paging Wolli

I really tried hard to find a forum section outside of Off-Topic to put this thread but miserably failed. Of course this is not Off-Topic at all. Wolli is a fixture on this forum, but there is no "Topic" on the whole forum that can be used for this kind of stuff. Sorry.

By the way, does anybody know what actually makes a thread appear on the Home page and not only on the somewhat "hidden" Today's Posts list? It definitely is not the number of visits.

While I am at it, it's also a mystery to me what makes a new thread switch from just a tiny two-line entry on the Home page to a full display with the subject line in bold print and four more lines? Usually it seems to get switched with more than five replies, but sometimes there are new threads with up to eleven replies that still are displayed in the "Ok, and there's also this petty thing here" manner.

And don't get me going on the weird way the little quotation of just one of the posts on a thread is selected. Occasionally it's the latest port, but sometimes it can be one that's several months old and many posts away from the latest one. Anyone know the criteria? Mods?
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Old 21.05.2016, 13:24
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Re: Paging Wolli

For the ones that can't wait until he is back, there is this: http://www.wolli-zermatt.ch/wolli-ka...uct-6244747562
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Old 21.05.2016, 13:48
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Re: Paging Wolli

I also sent an email this morning.
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Old 21.05.2016, 14:28
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Re: Paging Wolli

I've been wondering where he is too.
I do hope he's ok.
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Old 21.05.2016, 14:31
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Re: Paging Wolli

Wolli is certainly missed - and yes, EF isn't the same without him.

I, too, am worried at his absence, and do hope he is OK.
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Old 25.05.2016, 12:08
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Re: Paging Wolli

I just spoke to the Gemeinde he lives in to ask what we can do to check whether he is ok. The lady said I need to send an email with any information I have and why I am asking to them, then maybe I would get the address. I don't want to send the police round without exploring other avenues first. I hope it's ok to ask this publicly in this case but I believe his real name to be [removed], can someone correct me if this is wrong? If anyone has his surname, please PM it to me.

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Old 25.05.2016, 12:36
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Re: Paging Wolli

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I just spoke to the Gemeinde he lives in to ask what we can do to check whether he is ok. The lady said I need to send an email with any information I have and why I am asking to them, then maybe I would get the address. I don't want to send the police round without exploring other avenues first. I hope it's ok to ask this publicly in this case but I believe his real name to be [removed], can someone correct me if this is wrong? If anyone has his surname, please PM it to me.
Surely the forum mods or admins will know his real name?

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Old 25.05.2016, 13:12
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Re: Paging Wolli

Have found out name and address, thanks for the PMs. Know someone who works in the same building so have sent that person a message.
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Old 25.05.2016, 14:28
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Re: Paging Wolli

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I really tried hard to find a forum section outside of Off-Topic to put this thread but miserably failed. Of course this is not Off-Topic at all. Wolli is a fixture on this forum, but there is no "Topic" on the whole forum that can be used for this kind of stuff. Sorry.
I'd have thought daily life would be appropriate in the circumstances. Also more visible there.
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Old 25.05.2016, 15:15
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Re: Paging Wolli

Title maybe should be changed to "Where is Wolli?"

Hope he's aright!
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Old 25.05.2016, 15:19
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Re: Paging Wolli

I have to say, this is a great thread. It's really beautiful to see people going out of their way to ensure someone is ok.

Good on all of you!!
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Old 25.05.2016, 15:24
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Title maybe should be changed to "Where is Wolli?"

Hope he's aright!
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Keeping fingers crossed he is ok.
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