To everyone that knew Taoworm/Joshua READ!

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Post by kngtmat » Thu Dec 06, 2012 4:08 pm

RIP, So sorry to hear about this.


I don't know him like some of you and I only come on here every once & awhile but I really like his cool posts.

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Post by Skav » Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:20 am

I enjoyed reading Tao's posts and I'm shocked over this. It reminds me that we are not invincible and that anything can happen to us at any time in our lives.

Sorry that I am late.

RIP!

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Post by Kn1ghtboy » Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:14 pm

Hi EVERYONE!!

It's kinda weird right now...just a few messages up is one of Josh's last replies to this thread. I had just talked to him back in November around the 6 or 7th about finishing up my orb & the last payment I owed him for it. I had been busy with the christmas season coming up & had told him that I would send him the last payment this weekend (12/8). He has been the best guy I've known in helping find parts & all the electronic stuff over the past year or so. He was the Knight of all KNIGHTS!! Loved talking to him on the phone, watching his videos of all his wonderful Knight Technology gadgets! We even talked about the STAR TREK replicas he had in mind that he was building & sent photos of his Data head he had started & his 1:1 scale R2 unit! He was fantastic at electronics & building props! So...HERE's to JOSH..."ONE MAN CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE"..."TO ABSENT FRIENDS & FAMILY"..(Picard quote from "Nemesis"). I knew how much he loved Knight Rider & Star Trek!! Fly with the GREAT BIRD of THE GALAXY & drive KITT where no road will ever end!!

LOVE YOU JOSH

MY BEST TO TIFFANY & THE FAMILY/FRIENDS...he will be missed but not forgotten!!

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Post by Tiffany » Sat Dec 08, 2012 3:11 pm

Thank you all SO much for your kind words and great memories of Josh. You can never know how touched I am that he was so loved by this community.

Larry, I still have your orb ready to go. Josh had been finishing it up right until the end. I'll get that sent to you when the payment comes through. Josh had been worried about you since it had been a while since you guys talked, and he was looking forward to seeing the updated orb working in your car. (You were the only customer to buy the updated orb.)

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Post by Tbird100636 » Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:05 pm

Heartfelt condolences to his family.

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Post by kitt2k » Mon Dec 10, 2012 6:11 pm

I was very sorry to read this!

I tried finding an online obituary, and could not locate one anywhere, including using his local Pineville LA. newspaper, but found nothing.

I find it strange nothing on his passing except on a couple message boards...weird!?!

Is there any further information on this? Can anyone provide an obituary?

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Post by Shapeshifter » Tue Dec 11, 2012 4:50 pm

I'd like to offer my condolences as well. Josh and I exchanged several private messages during the run of KR08, and he was very helpful to me here. He was a great guy, and I'm saddened to hear of his passing.

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Post by whet » Tue Dec 11, 2012 5:42 pm

Sad news indeed...

RIp buddy..

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Post by chin-up-27 » Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:26 pm

RIP, I expect there was a black trans am waiting for you at the gates :kitt:

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Post by Crumbling Down » Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:41 am

While I didn't know him personally, I do know he offered a wealth of information to this site. RIP Taoworm, you will be missed.
Booonnnnnzzzzaaaaaiii!!!!!!!! As michael turbo boosts to score the extra point. His face is so funny when he yells this and when he hits turbo boost his eyes get huge and he flies back into the seat

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Post by 1batt4u » Tue Jan 08, 2013 11:35 am

Does anyone know if someone will continue his work?
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Post by Kn1ghtboy » Sat Jan 12, 2013 2:56 am

KI3T-Soft is continuing the products that both him & Josh were working on. It's posted in the first message of this thread. If you have any questions, you can PM KI3T-Soft from that post! He's a really nice guy & can answer any question you have! I'm glad that the both of them are & have made such great stuff for all of us that are making a Knight 3000 replica!

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Post by Lost Knight » Sun Jan 13, 2013 3:30 am

I have been away from the site for a while, and this happened to be the first topic that caught my eye. My deepest condolences to Joshua and his family; I remember when he first came on the board with pictures of his Camaro modified to look like the Knight 4000. As time went on, he proved himself to be an unbelievable talent and truly one of a kind with his level of skill building props of the Knight 3000 orb, etc. He has a profound influence on this community and even though I hardly spoke to him personally, I'm saddened to hear of his passing. Rest in peace, Joshua.
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Post by weeezl » Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:41 am

Just saw this and all I can say is my deepest condolences go out to his family. Me and Josh shared many funny moments on chat and messages. He was one of the good guys, you'll be missed fellow Knight. Matt.

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Post by K.A.R.R. (09) » Fri Feb 01, 2013 12:22 am

I have been away for a while and have just seen this, my deepest condolences go out to his family.


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Post by Vincent » Mon Mar 04, 2013 9:59 pm

Been off the site a long time, and this was the first thing that caught my attention.

R.I.P. Joshua. My condolences to your friends and family.

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Post by kitt2k » Wed Jun 19, 2013 11:45 am

Here you go, the first post that began all the lies, and played each of us.

He sat there, posted as his wife delivering the heart breaking news, then had the audacity to ask for "prayers during this difficult time" and had a laugh as each one of us, myself included posted on his "death."

He and everyone involved in this lie this need to be removed form this board NOW.

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Post by taoworm2323 » Wed Jun 19, 2013 12:04 pm

I didn't 'laugh' at ANYONE John Wray.
Stop lying. (Good grief)

Quite the opposite, I was/am truly touched by all the heartfelt condolences.
(I had no idea I meant that much to so many here.)

And my wife was posting on her own accord. That wasn't me John.
(Just like Lasse wasn't me either.)

I have informed Neil & the Mods why I left the way that I did.

Stop trying to stir up stuff here on KRO John Wray.
Stop trying to get everyone to 'hate' me. (Goodgrief)
You have no idea why I left the way that I did.
But Neil, Mike and Matthew do now. (PM's for everyone) lol
And if they want to 'banish' me they can. It's not my site, it's Neil's.

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Re: To everyone that knew Taoworm/Joshua READ!

Post by kitt2k » Wed Jun 19, 2013 12:22 pm

So your wife is a liar too, wow what kind of household you must have there Joshua Alan Fuller, since we are into full names here.

I love how you do what you do, and then come back like it is the second coming, and everybody should be thrilled and accept everything as "business as normal."

You know what a good way to leave is, simply stop posting, not the garbage of pretending to be dead, and then having your wife post about you being dead and asking for prayers, and then telling everyone your brother is building your imaginary Mustang, because that's what you would have wanted.

Truly, if anyone doesn't flat out despise you after this, it shows a lack of character on their part.

There are some lies that are forgivable, I don't think death is one of them.

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Re: To everyone that knew Taoworm/Joshua READ!

Post by taoworm2323 » Wed Jun 19, 2013 12:36 pm

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Truly, if anyone doesn't flat out despise you after this, it shows a lack of character on their part.



Well I'm really glad we all care what you think John Wray.
I know all the members here really care what you think of them if they dare speak to me. :roll:

I came back to help Ted and the others since they had a hard time getting a hold of Lasse. I do not have to explain my self to someone that has made it their 'life mission' to badmouth me for years.

I DID however explain myself to Neil, Mike and Matthew this morning in PM.

Are you going to 'judge' them as well? :roll:
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Post by kitt2k » Wed Jun 19, 2013 12:46 pm

"I know all the members here really care what you think of them if they dare speak to me."

What does this even mean?


"I do not have to explain my self to someone that has made it their 'life mission' to badmouth me for years."

I will always look out for anyone trying to build one of these cars to make sure they are not getting taken advantage of with poor service or poor products, and you delivered both to me, and I will pass my opinion of my experiences with you on to anyone looking to make a decision on where to get the best for their conversion. I have been in this hobby for over 20 years, have both an original KITT conversion, as well as the first screen accurate KI3K Mustang replica out there, so I think I know what I am talking about.

Where is your Mustang, yet to see it? That's right your brother is building it in your memory, I forgot.

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Post by taoworm2323 » Wed Jun 19, 2013 12:59 pm

kitt2k wrote:"I know all the members here really care what you think of them if they dare speak to me."

What does this even mean?

It means this..
kitt2k wrote:
Truly, if anyone doesn't flat out despise you after this, it shows a lack of character on their part.



"I do not have to explain my self to someone that has made it their 'life mission' to badmouth me for years."

I will always look out for anyone trying to build one of these cars to make sure they are not getting taken advantage of with poor service or poor products, and you delivered both to me, and I will pass my opinion of my experiences with you on to anyone looking to make a decision on where to get the best for their conversion. I have been in this hobby for over 20 years, have both an original KITT conversion, as well as the first screen accurate KI3K Mustang replica out there, so I think I know what I am talking about.


You only bought a scanner from me and I only sold those for like 2 months.
You have never bought any other 'product from me. Ever.
The Orb you have is not even functional. It's just a crystal ball.
Everyone else loves my parts so I really don't care what you think of the scanner I don't even make anymore and haven't since 2009.

kitt2k wrote:
Where is your Mustang, yet to see it?


I have a bicycle dude with a red flashlight attached to it. I put cards in the spokes so it makes a 'motor' sound when I peddle real fast.
It's totally knight rider man.
I also have an old Sony walkman for KITTs voice. It's RAD!
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Re: To everyone that knew Taoworm/Joshua READ!

Post by kitt2k » Wed Jun 19, 2013 1:26 pm

Image

Maybe you should pass on, and be magically born again when you have the correct toys to play with.

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Re: To everyone that knew Taoworm/Joshua READ!

Post by Matthew » Wed Jun 19, 2013 2:29 pm

I'm sorry guys, but I've had to close this thread due to today's developments. Please feel free to create new KI3T replica topics as and when the need arises. :good:

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