BatNinja's RetirementSubscribe
  1. batninja's Avatar
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    Jan 2003
    Feb 28, 2008, 6:50 PM - BatNinja's Retirement #1

    Folks, I’ve decided to ‘retire’ from sewing for TDH for awhile. I don’t mean for this to come off too melodramatic, as my reasons have absolutely nothing to do with anyone here.

    I’ve recently been handed the reins of a karaoke and DJ service that will require a few extra hours a week of my time. In a few months, I will actually own the company and be running the small business exclusively. It also allows me the opportunity to pursue my other musical interests. 8)

    Does this mean I will no longer visit TDH? Heck no! I will still be a vocal member accessing the site daily, as I haven’t finished my own costume yet! And, from time to time, I will probably still offer up sewn items in the Cargo Hold. I just need to curb expectations that I will be available for future runs and orders.

    There are several other very qualified soft-parts makers, including LadySewForUs and Crazy4BobaFett, and I fully support their work and craftsmanship. Take advantage; it’s a great time to be into Fett costuming!

    As it stands right now, I have a few remaining orders due in the mail by weekend’s end, and I apologize to those members if I appear to be ‘slacking off’. Rest assured, I’m still working hard to complete everything soon.

    Move along...
    Last edited by batninja; Feb 28, 2008 at 7:05 PM.
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  3. Member Since
    Jul 2007
    Feb 28, 2008, 7:05 PM - Re: BatNinja's Retirement #2

    That sounds like a very enjoyable endeavor!! I am truly glad that you will still be here!
    You have been a great influence and help to me, and I do appreciate all that you have done.

    Again, I am glad this is not a goodbye!! It sounds like you will have lots of fun ahead!!

    We really need to do some Star Wars Karaoke, maybe you could do that someday! I have always have had visions of the bar scene, and everyone having a time with Karaoke.

    cheers and good luck to you!!!
    Last edited by LadySewforus; Mar 1, 2008 at 11:37 AM.
  4. Sixxgunn13's Avatar
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    Mar 2002
    Feb 28, 2008, 7:06 PM - Re: BatNinja's Retirement #3

    Time to relax and enjoy making your costume BN.
  5. charlie's Avatar
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    Sep 2007
    Feb 28, 2008, 7:31 PM - Re: BatNinja's Retirement #4

    While I am sorry to hear you're retiring, I'm glad you're not leaving the board Eric. I've got several of your items in my own costume, and it's always been a privelege working with you.

    And now I'm REALLY glad I decided to order that vest early.

    Best of luck with the karoke; maybe we can have TDH meet & greet with some karoke one day. In costume of course.

  6. Spideyfett is offline Spideyfett
    Feb 28, 2008, 8:48 PM - Re: BatNinja's Retirement #5

    good thing you live close to me.......
    Well deserved break!!:thumbup
  7. Halo 1's Avatar
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    Oct 2002
    Feb 28, 2008, 8:55 PM - Re: BatNinja's Retirement #6


    Congrats on your new endeavor and I wish you all the success in the world! Am also glad you're still around though!

    Good luck bro!

    Stay safe,

  8. I helped at SDCC '08 MandalorFett's Avatar
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    Nov 2005
    Feb 28, 2008, 9:45 PM - Re: BatNinja's Retirement #7

    I wish you much success, and I hope you get to go on a world tour again!
  9. DarthMiller's Avatar
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    Jun 2005
    Feb 28, 2008, 9:53 PM - Re: BatNinja's Retirement #8

    you sound like Michael Jordan...he retired to play baseball

    came back and won 3 rings

    then he retired again...only to come back to the Wizards....

    BATNINJA cant retire.....your still the SEWING CHAMPION!!!

    I will be watching for your COMEBACK my friend
  10. stormtrooperguy's Avatar
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    Dec 2004
    Feb 28, 2008, 10:14 PM - Re: BatNinja's Retirement #9

    so how much do you think i could get now for a rare, discontinued batninja vest?
  11. al13ns's Avatar
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    Dec 2006
    Feb 29, 2008, 5:13 AM - Re: BatNinja's Retirement #10

    I'm a proud owner of BN's vest
  12. Ronin677's Avatar
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    Oct 2005
    Feb 29, 2008, 7:01 AM - Re: BatNinja's Retirement #11

    Hey Eric,

    Music should always come first buddy seriously though, I hope your business really works out for you
  13. I helped at SDCC '08 Jimmy BufFETT's Avatar
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    Apr 2006
    Mar 1, 2008, 1:03 AM - Re: BatNinja's Retirement #12

    Quote batninja said: View Post
    Does this mean I will no longer visit TDH? Heck no! I will still be a vocal member accessing the site daily, as I havent finished my own costume yet!
    Thank heavens ... you had me freaked out there for a second. I'm glad you're not leaving the community for good.
  14. Wildabeast's Avatar
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    Jan 2007
    Mar 1, 2008, 10:31 AM - Re: BatNinja's Retirement #13

    Rock on...
  15. The Sniffer is offline The Sniffer
    Mar 1, 2008, 3:19 PM - Re: BatNinja's Retirement #14

    My brother and dear friend. There is a saying. All good things must come to an end sometimes. Best of luck with your retirement.
  16. pennywise's Avatar
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    Apr 2005
    Mar 2, 2008, 9:00 AM - Re: BatNinja's Retirement #15

    I have a BN vest, is it a collectors item now?

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