I echo everything you said, mismi. Dutchy was a fantastic flirt buddy - great fun. I was new to computers when I first found A2K three or four years ago, and only knew of the crossword puzzling threads. For a long time, Dutchy was the main person who answered my queries - whenever I was stuck I would look anxiously for his eagle avatar. Then, at the end of 2012, he directed me across to First Word and Yabber-Liner, then to the word game threads - he opened up a whole new world for me. I'll always be grateful to him.
Here's a photo of his first meeting with Found Soul that he posted on First Word last November - his favourite photograph!
First Word and Yabber-Liner, and all the word game threads will have huge holes in them without his posts - can't imagine A2K without his wisdom and wit!