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Re: Sad news: Steven 'Darkfox' Lomax
« Reply #30 on: September 01, 2007, 08:39:03 AM »
This is really hurting. I say this and my upcoming paragraphs not to draw attention to me but to let everyone know how much he meant to me (I especially want his family to know).

I've cried quite a bit over the last two days. Work has been especially hard. It's hard to have the drive to want to do something your heart really isn't into it. It hasn't been a heavy cry at work just watery eyes. At home the tears come out hard with a moan of: "I miss my friend."

He's been at the back and at the front of my mind. Mainly just random memories. So far I've remembered:

Darkfox saying his mind is ajar when responding to a post and me photoshopping a jar of Marmalite to his head.

I remember confusing him with Khan Killer.

His Slaver's dream and me photoshopping that Spiderman Skip comic.

Playfully baiting him with America Rulz posts.

And it's late (11:30) here and I find myself forgetting some of the things I was going to write about. I just miss my friend. =(
Will I get Night Owl points for quitting but not as much for getting fired?
Will I still be a member of the Owl's Pals? I'd hate to turn in my card. It's got a real owl feather under the lamination and everything.


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Re: Sad news: Steven 'Darkfox' Lomax
« Reply #31 on: September 01, 2007, 01:42:43 PM »
I came across these old poems while searching for some of Darkfox's old posts or pics. The first one was on of many times that I left the village. One thing I've learned over the years is, we all stick together when one of us is hurt or fallen, and we always come back. :) Rest in peace Darkfox, you are sadly missed.

It's been indeed a strange trip
Theres been many a laugh
We burned He@dbytes chair
And suffered his wrath. :)

Night Owl and Ymir
Both Bastards and Poets
When in question ask Lerk
For he's sure to know it.

Doombot the Unwashed Goddess of Sound
Found paradise and rarely is found *Hugs*
Pipboy always the master of disaster
Plays all the tunes like a ghetto blaster.

We watched KK grow...he's come a long way
He will be back again someday
Lady Sylvin, no words can describe
Leader of Ladies, she heads up the tribe:)

Shadowman stays back, out of harms way
Observing the nonsense that goes on all day.
Banango is definately the resident cutie
He's discovered that girls really do have cooties!

Sysman steals cookies from Sylvins shoppe
Eating the evidence, not one crumb drops.
We almost had a consession, Tink, Tank and Tunk
Tunk never arrived and Tinks locked in a trunk.

Hoopy has a birthday, he's now twenty-five
He's waiting for the Phantom Spanker to arive
Turjan is certainly handy with pencil and pad
You picked me a flower once when I was sad:)

The time we shaved Darkfox
Was truly quite funny.
Like that little black book
Written and directed by Love Bunnie.

Hatchetman always in the background he stands
Prefers to observe, never makes any demands
Kama has not been round in awhile
Our own elfin friend, that never gets riled.

The village so large, I can't write lines for some
I came to say my time has come
I need to walk away and make a break
This time I made a bad mistake.

It's not forgiveness that I ask
Let me leave in peace, let this pass.

I have no idea how old this one is, but I had written it for Steven several yrs. ago when he was quite sick. Like Doomsie, I've been crying off and on, b/c it hurts to know we won't see his posts anymore. With this post, I will stop crying and just remember him with great fondness. :)


Child of Darkness
Come to the light
It is not your time
Don't give up the fight

Your burdens are heavy
Sometimes bringing you down
But we would all miss you
If you were no longer around

So come back to the light
Yes, come lets be merry
You're plastered again?
Stay out of the sherry!

I've watched you grow
Seen you stumble and fall
Get back on your feet
And yell, Hey, screw you all!

From a boy to a man
Sometimes dealt a bad hand
If theres one thing I know
It is strong you will stand.

*Hugs the Fox*

Rest easy my friend.
No matter how much you push the envelope, it will still be stationary.

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Re: Sad news: Steven 'Darkfox' Lomax
« Reply #32 on: September 01, 2007, 02:41:14 PM »
Am now pouring a toast to the little bastard (said in a most affectionate UV way, of course)

Here's to ya, Fox!

Here is a recent one of the "little Bastard" (he'd have loved that :).


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Re: Sad news: Steven 'Darkfox' Lomax
« Reply #33 on: September 01, 2007, 05:09:49 PM »
I haven't cried for nearly 3 years. This breaks that record.

Darkfox was one of the people who drew me to the village originally. As mentioned, he had a unique wit and humour, something I know we all loved and cherished. He helped me realize things about myself noone else did, and for that I truly owe him something I'll never be able to repay.

Darkfox, I salute you. May your journey into the afterlife lead you to new adventures, I'll see you there when my own adventure in this world ends

/tailwave
/salute


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Re: Sad news: Steven 'Darkfox' Lomax
« Reply #34 on: September 01, 2007, 10:57:20 PM »
That's sad to hear. I wish I could have gotten to know him better but I did enjoy his sense of humor.

:salute: :sad2:

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Re: Sad news: Steven 'Darkfox' Lomax
« Reply #35 on: September 01, 2007, 11:17:02 PM »
I have to say the same as Killmod

i feel like me saying anything is almost wrong,
but alas, he will be missed...

farewell man, i knew the not
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Re: Sad news: Steven 'Darkfox' Lomax
« Reply #36 on: September 02, 2007, 11:44:51 PM »
Heh.
I remember having a conversation with Turjan about Temporal anomalies and somehow in the middle of it all, I ended up baking a chocolate cake.
Which was eaten in short order by Fox. Not a crumb left.
I think it might have been radioactive. I don't know.
But boy that Fox could eat cake :)
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Re: Sad news: Steven 'Darkfox' Lomax
« Reply #37 on: September 03, 2007, 12:50:25 AM »
Sad tidings. I remember Darkfox from the days of Vault 13. He was a good man... and I do remember his old words of encouragement. May his soul rest in peace.

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Re: Sad news: Steven 'Darkfox' Lomax
« Reply #38 on: September 03, 2007, 01:11:11 AM »
I keep coming onto this board .. I suppose it is for comfort reasons I can't help it .. It sounds silly but coming onto the Unwashed Villagers board somehow feels like a bit of Steven is still alive and well. Thank you all for your kind words and everything, I appreciate it deeply.


..One question though - Why did he change his name from Darkfox to Varelan Fox... He'll always be Darkfox to me :P


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P.S - I love the poems, Tink.
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Re: Sad news: Steven 'Darkfox' Lomax
« Reply #39 on: September 03, 2007, 01:23:30 AM »
Who knows when it comes to him...

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Re: Sad news: Steven 'Darkfox' Lomax
« Reply #40 on: September 03, 2007, 01:25:44 AM »
Well you know Steven - unpredictable. I love him. I don't know how I am going to cope without him.....

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Re: Sad news: Steven 'Darkfox' Lomax
« Reply #41 on: September 03, 2007, 02:55:17 AM »
Why did he change from Darkfox to Varelan Fox?
Variety I expect - same reason as he changed it to Bloodwish for a while, and also to Zoriel. I think online names were a bit like clothes for him sometimes, to be changed when he felt like having a different look for a bit.

But for me too there was only ever really one name - the one, the only, the completely irrepressible Darkfox  8)

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Re: Sad news: Steven 'Darkfox' Lomax
« Reply #42 on: September 03, 2007, 03:00:03 AM »
Well you know Steven - unpredictable. I love him. I don't know how I am going to cope without him.....

I don't know if you have a link to our old boards but there's a ton of Darkfox/Zoriel/V Fox posts on there.

Here's a link

http://unwashed.org/archive/

http://unwashed.org/classic/

One's down right now but they go back to about 2002 or so.
Will I get Night Owl points for quitting but not as much for getting fired?
Will I still be a member of the Owl's Pals? I'd hate to turn in my card. It's got a real owl feather under the lamination and everything.


Night Owl: Oh, indeed. I quit many a job ...better than being fired. You can keep your card... in fact, you get double points for quitting!


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Re: Sad news: Steven 'Darkfox' Lomax
« Reply #43 on: September 03, 2007, 03:11:49 AM »
But for me too there was only ever really one name - the one, the only, the completely irrepressible Darkfox  8)

Indeed, I've been thinking about him a lot and whatever guise he came in, to me he was always Fox.

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Re: Sad news: Steven 'Darkfox' Lomax
« Reply #44 on: September 03, 2007, 08:52:44 PM »
I always liked the fact that he could modify his personal reality, to me that was one of the things that really defined him and made me smile.

I'm glad the village as a collective can provide some comfort for his family and my thoughts are with them all.