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Postby stuartcnz » Mon Jul 01, 2013 1:15 pm

It appears that Sharkey has up sticks, and left the web. He has been talking about doing that for awhile now, though I am sure that many people will be saddened by the reality of it. Most of his old site has been archived at http://web.archive.org/web/201211020441 ... arkey.com/ According to Sharkey, you would need to have a look at a number of different snap shots, to get the full web site, as it was. But, it is still there!

In addition, though not endorsed by Sharkey; I have started a site at http://www.housetrucks.org which in addition to acting as a sign post to the archive.org version of his old site, have started rebuilding a small selection of his material, in a very plain format. This reproduction of material will be limited to his housebus/truck material. It is not until you start poking around in the archives that you realize just what a vast site Sharkey had assembled.

Thank you Sharkey, for all of the resources that you built on the web, over so many years, and for this very forum, which wouldn't exist, had you not started and nurtured it for so long, before handing it on.

Maybe, one day, his old server might re-appear, and he will switch it back on again.

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Postby Stealth Camper » Mon Jul 01, 2013 3:31 pm

He was doing a blog for a while there, but I can't even find that now. Had sent him a few notes of encouragement and thanks for his efforts for all these years. I am really missing his site a lot!

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Postby Dennis The Bus Dweller » Mon Jul 15, 2013 5:34 am

Mr Sharkey will live on in us all, Peace along the way Sharkey, old boy };o) :thumbup:
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Postby southpier » Tue Jul 15, 2014 9:17 pm

as much as he is missed, I think it is part of his evolution & inevitable.

"down the rabbit hole"

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Postby HOGCAT » Mon Jul 13, 2015 1:23 am

Just found this forum today. Figured I would try my old name and password which was on Sharkeys forum. Knew Sharkey fairly well as we sold and traded parts years ago. Still living in my Crown bus down here by San Diego (San Marcos) Ca. Too bad he is off line. Hope he is doing OK.

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Postby somewhereinusa » Tue Jul 14, 2015 12:05 am

Sharkey will be missed, lots of good information.

Hogcat,
Any pictures of your Crown?

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Postby Dennis The Bus Dweller » Fri Jul 17, 2015 12:52 am

Sharkey's alive, healthy and stayin busy bein Sharkey. Drop him a line some day 8)
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Postby Stealth Camper » Fri Jul 17, 2015 2:07 am

Dennis The Bus Dweller wrote:Sharkey's alive, health and stayin busy bein Sharkey. Drop him a line some day 8)



I guess you have stayed in touch...has he shown any inclination to start another web site? His stuff was always interesting....

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Postby HOGCAT » Fri Jul 17, 2015 3:17 am

somewhereinusa wrote:Hogcat,
Any pictures of your Crown?


Ya just a couple.

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Postby Dennis The Bus Dweller » Thu Jul 23, 2015 3:26 am

I think he was going to do some blogging at some point but I'm not sure. The last time I spoke with him he seemed happy to be in the space he is in so that's a good place for him to be 8)
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Dennis The Bus Dweller wrote:Sharkey's alive, health and stayin busy bein Sharkey. Drop him a line some day 8)



I guess you have stayed in touch...has he shown any inclination to start another web site? His stuff was always interesting....
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Re: MrSharkey.com

Postby AccordGuy » Mon Aug 31, 2015 10:09 pm

Hi Dennis,

Glad to see you active still.

Good to hear Sharkey's well and just doin' his thing off line. It's been so long since I posted that I completely forgot where this site was!

I only found it again by googling my own nickname and sharkey. Must be getting old and senile.

I'll have to copy my old posts to my own Blogger site for posterity in case this site eventually disappears too. I also wonder about whether the image hosting site TinyPic will disappear with my posting images although it seems to have been bought out by Photobucket in recent years.

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Postby Stealth Camper » Tue Sep 01, 2015 10:18 am

Stealth Camper wrote:
Dennis The Bus Dweller wrote:Sharkey's alive, health and stayin busy bein Sharkey. Drop him a line some day 8)



I guess you have stayed in touch...has he shown any inclination to start another web site? His stuff was always interesting....



And I didn't mention previously...not sure why, 'cause I was thinking it while writing... I don't have his contact information any more. Does his old web site email still work? (Seems like my memory is telling me that is how I had contacted him before....sucks getting old.)

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Re: MrSharkey.com

Postby Dennis The Bus Dweller » Sat Sep 12, 2015 5:52 am

Stealth Camper wrote:
Stealth Camper wrote:
Dennis The Bus Dweller wrote:Sharkey's alive, health and stayin busy bein Sharkey. Drop him a line some day 8)



I guess you have stayed in touch...has he shown any inclination to start another web site? His stuff was always interesting....



And I didn't mention previously...not sure why, 'cause I was thinking it while writing... I don't have his contact information any more. Does his old web site email still work? (Seems like my memory is telling me that is how I had contacted him before....sucks getting old.)


Try sharkey@mrsharkey.com I usually call but I think this email is still good. Stuart would know im sure>
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Postby dadeo » Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:04 pm

before it shut down, I saved a copy of the entire site. all html, pictures etc. It's 833 Files, 85 Folders (12.6 MB (13,250,560 bytes)) not really big either. It would be really easy to put it back somewhere. maybe this will help?

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Re: MrSharkey.com

Postby Dennis The Bus Dweller » Thu Nov 19, 2015 4:47 am

Their was something special about the old neighborhood and we had a great Mayor to boot :D
dadeo wrote:before it shut down, I saved a copy of the entire site. all html, pictures etc. It's 833 Files, 85 Folders (12.6 MB (13,250,560 bytes)) not really big either. It would be really easy to put it back somewhere. maybe this will help?
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