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RE: RIP Jim Cobb - 2/15/2018 4:29:48 PM   
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Sad news...

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RE: RIP Jim Cobb - 2/15/2018 7:19:57 PM   
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Sorry to hear this. R.I.P.

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RE: RIP Jim Cobb - 2/16/2018 7:45:01 AM   
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RIP James, what a loss ... :(

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RE: RIP Jim Cobb - 2/16/2018 1:17:53 PM   
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wow, I'm truly sorry to hear James Cobb passed away. Thank you James for all your wargaming contribution, I red and enjoyed many of your great wargaming articles through the years - rest in peace!

Salute!

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RE: RIP Jim Cobb - 2/16/2018 2:01:24 PM   
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I cut my war gaming teeth reading and following Jim, rest in peace Jim!

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RE: RIP Jim Cobb - 2/16/2018 2:19:13 PM   
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Very sorry to hear this news, I must have seen dozens of his reviews over the years.

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RE: RIP Jim Cobb - 2/16/2018 2:35:09 PM   
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My sincerest condolences as well. IIRC correctly James did the very first review of our very first game and we'd often see him in the forums as a player and contributor as well. Rest in peace James.

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RE: RIP Jim Cobb - 2/16/2018 4:23:36 PM   
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Tribute to Dr Cobb over at GH


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RE: RIP Jim Cobb - 2/26/2018 10:15:55 AM   
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Dear All, we received a message from Betty Fernandes, James Cobb's sister-in-law. We pass along her note and picture. Thank you everyone for your kind words.


"A fond goodbye to James and Angela: Tears, speeches and Poetry straight from the heart! Honoring the best war game reviewer ever."

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RE: RIP Jim Cobb - 2/26/2018 8:38:32 PM   
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Tragic and frightening that the flu took both of them and still were relatively young!
Normally its the old and sick that you expect the flu to be life threatening.

RIP the both of you


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RE: RIP Jim Cobb - 2/27/2018 11:15:33 AM   
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R.I.P

Cheers

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RE: RIP Jim Cobb - 2/28/2018 2:01:53 AM   
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RIP and Vale Jim Cobb. - I only know him from his reviews, they were excellent and often i would check to see if it was by Cobb before i even read it so i would know it would be worth reading

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RE: RIP Jim Cobb - 3/7/2018 11:08:08 AM   
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RIP Jim. Wonderful bloke and so full of knowledge. Will be sorely missed.

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RE: RIP Jim Cobb - 3/7/2018 11:20:37 PM   
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Requiescat in pace

Sorry to hear that the flu took you and your wife in such an untimely manner. I enjoyed your articles and reviews, and the pleasure I found in them remains for me.

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RE: RIP Jim Cobb - 3/9/2018 1:38:08 AM   
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Like many on here, Jim Cobb was influential in my early days of gaming (the late '70s) in magazines such as The Wargamer and Strategy & Tactics, with insightful reviews and articles on all things strategy gaming.

RIP Jim and Angela Cobb


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