+ 0 Votes Edited out OnTheRopes Updated - 7 years ago Edited out + 0 Votes Pete's the best Stephen Howard-Sarin 7 years ago CMP really did a number on us in stealing away Pete Spande. They got a great person. His love for TR was deeply felt, and when he got the chance to directly manage the operation last year, it was a dream come true. But all the little bugs in this redesign? All his idea. + 0 Votes What can I say? HAL 9000 Moderator Updated - 7 years ago Peter will be missed and I wish him all the best in his new endeavours. Though that doesn't mean that I will not kick the crutches out from under him for deserting us all here at TR. :^0 No Seriously Peter You Will Be Missed and I hope your new position is everything and more that you are hoping for. Now I'm going to have and Cry Myself to Sleep with Peter gone who's going to keep me in line when I step on someones toes? :0 But Best of Luck Mate Peter you will be missed here as you have been a driving force behind TR for a long time now and they've got an Excellent Man at a Bargain Basement Price no matter how much they are paying you it isn't enough! I hope you can keep in touch. And if you can't here is my last instruction to you Have a Very Merry Christmas and and Extremely Happy New Year! But most importantly Enjoy Yourself no matter what you do. Regards Colin Edited CUS I can now which is something that wasn't possible all that long ago. Tig thanks for the heads up I would have hated to miss the departure of Peter without being able to wish him the best for his future. + 0 Votes Although life if full of change jdclyde 7 years ago may all yours be for the best. Good luck in the new challenge. jd + 0 Votes Does he get to keep... dawgit 7 years ago His TR Gold Card? Now he can TR like the rest of us non-insiders. I sure hope he sticks around with 'us'. -Or, it just won't be the same. oh, poo. Best of luck to you Peter. -dawgit + 0 Votes Good Luck! maecuff 7 years ago I wish you the best. + 0 Votes He's definitely watching ... jasonhiner Moderator 7 years ago TiggerTwo - I know that Pete is definitely watching. He cares about what he built here and wants to see his work come to fruition. As much as anyone in the organization, Pete always believed that TechRepublic is a great product based on a great community. He's got great passion for TR and for life. Thanks for your post. Jason + 0 Votes Thanks guys Peter Spande 7 years ago Of course I'm still coming to the site and watching. I've been in the weeds for a while with the new job but I'll continue to lurk about in the forums. Thanks for the kind words. I was part of a great team at TR and I enjoyed every minute. Now, I can come and enjoy the site as a civilian. This should be fun - Hey Jay, where's the spell checker?