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Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by GatorGrowl, Jul 26, 2021.

  1. NoviG8r

    NoviG8r Freshman

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    Way too young. Condolences to his family and friends. I first "met" him online almost 25 years ago and remember him over the years. He was an avid Gator and his passion was palpable, including his involvement with TGRRT, which may have carried the rivalry with FSU a bit far at times. RIP, Todd.
     
  2. iam4uf

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    I hope that people will take a second to at least copy & paste their reply on this thread to his tribute at Lifesong...
     
  3. danmann65

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    Sad to hear of his passing. I remember him from earlier days of the internet before gatorcountry was its own place. I will hoist a beer to him at the next hooters I go to. If they still exist.
     
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  4. oneatatime

    oneatatime GC Hall of Fame

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    So sorry to hear this. He was so passionate about the Orange and Blue. RIP
     
  5. wingtee

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    Ray has passed ?
     
  6. TrueGator

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    No, Gray.
     
  7. danmann65

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    TGRRT was the Tallahassee Gator? Rapid Response Team. Always thought that could only been founded by a true fan(atic).
     
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  9. savannahgator5220

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    Some of his FSU posts had me laughing so much my wife had to check on me. Place will not be the same without him. RIP Gray.
     
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  10. GratefulGator

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    The Official Thread of the fsu game this year should be titled in his memory.
     
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  11. GatorChoice

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    RIP Gray. Never met the man, but this hit me pretty hard for some reason.
     
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  12. Endless Excuses

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    Lets make it so....
     
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  13. coach

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    Surprised at how young he was. Thought his moniker of Graygator was indicating he was an older Gator.
    When someone younger than you dies of natural causes it always hits different.
    Always enjoyed his thorough disdain for all things noles.
    RIP Gray
     
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  14. WindoverG8tr

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    I always enjoyed his commentary and his unrelenting hatred of the noles. I remember him back to the dial up days of Swampy’s Rumor Mill. He was truly a GC legendary poster and I too am saddened to read of his passing. My prayers go out to his family.
     
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  15. GratefulGator

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    I will do the honors this year for the fsu Official Game Thread.
    Thinking something like "The_Graygator Memorial UF vs fsu Official Game Thread"
     
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  16. GratefulGator

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    I remembered it spelled as Swampie's Rumor Mill. It's been 25 years or so, maybe I'm remembering it wrong?

    Anyway, those were the days.
     
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  17. gatorgab

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    I’m a rare poster but long-time reader of GC posts. I too enjoyed Gray’s posts and wit. Prayers for the repose of his soul and for peace and comfort to his friends and family. RIP Gray.
     
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  18. spike718

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    yeah I loved his fsu hatred. That had me bond with him over this site. wasn’t he the one with tons of info on the Winston saga at fsu? We posted back and forth our mutual hatred of them for days on end.


    Sad to hear the news. And surprised since he is about my age as well. Unbelievable really.
     
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  19. reaves2alvarez

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    I remember discovering this thing called the internet and then discovering swampie. It was heaven on earth.

    RIP Gray. Way too young. I didn’t even know the guy except through this third dimension called “a board” and this got me. May the Lord bless you and keep you.

    “Wes Chandler was Percy Harvin before Percy Harvin was born.”
     
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  20. Skink

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    RIP Gray. We miss you already. I always enjoyed your takes on ref$u there in Tallahassee - lots of local flavor and info, and a deep-rooted disdain for the semis we could all appreciate and relate to. So sad to see you leave us. Go Gators
     
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