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    One of the original founders of AoS, daftee, and who has now moved on with his other interests.

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    OK as you are aware I inflickted myself on the forum in 2012 , Just can't remember him
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    He may have been pretty much gone, due to family commitments, etc, by the time you joined. He was a good guy though, and I can assure you one of the main reasons why AoS is what it is today!

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    Rob was the guy who came up with the AOS colour-scheme and initial graphics, which we've evolved over the years but which he'd recognise fondly if he were to come back here anytime. I believe he started his own Computer consultancy in Norwich some time back...
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    He also made some rather good electronic music - which coincidentally I found my CD of the other day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex_UK View Post
    He also made some rather good electronic music - which coincidentally I found my CD of the other day.
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    I recall asking him back when I joined, you're not The Filterlab? He was
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beechwoods View Post
    Rob was the guy who came up with the AOS colour-scheme...
    Ah, not quite true... He and I chose the colour scheme together (very carefully, after much deliberation), and he implemented it!

    it needed to be *totally* different from either the drab grey or cold blue colour (soulless and insipid IT-inspired crap), used by the majority of forums back then. We wanted something warmer, richer and more distinctive!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spectral Morn View Post
    Indeed

    I recall asking him back when I joined, you're not The Filterlab? He was
    Lol - and he LOVED that! We also played some of it at the first AoS system demo at Scalford.

    My fondest memory of that though, was Nick's superb Nagra R2R, playing his eclectic mix of Floyd tracks... Not that he really likes the band THAT much!

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