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#241 Wandering Pixie

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Posted 08 March 2016 - 05:13 AM

Anniversaries like this makes me wish we didn't have anniversaries...

 

Agreed.

 

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#242 Huge Ackman

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Posted 08 March 2017 - 01:16 AM

Anniversaries like this makes me wish we didn't have anniversaries...

 

Time Flies.... yet it seems like just yesterday that we lost our Fly...


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#243 Feverish Flux

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Posted 08 March 2017 - 02:51 AM

One of a kind.

 

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#244 chemistry1973

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Posted 08 March 2017 - 02:59 AM

I've had one exchange with him and his passing makes me very sad.

I can imagine what it means to others who knew him well here.

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Posted 08 March 2017 - 04:17 AM

Damn.  

 

Just the other day, I was walking across an overpass much like what I imagined was part of the horror here.  I imagined what pure hell Mike's last moments must have been as the cars were speeding below him.  It gave me chills.

 

What a completely horrible way to go. It's nightmare fuel...  :(



#246 Three Eyes

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Posted 08 March 2017 - 04:27 AM

:(


Hey there goes Alex. He's loaded with money. Wow he's really set himself up great.


#247 Bones

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Posted 08 March 2017 - 06:29 PM

R.I.P.    Windshield Fly

 

:(  :(


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#248 SpaceGhost2112

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Posted 09 March 2017 - 10:59 PM

:(  :funyuns:



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Posted 10 March 2017 - 10:21 AM

I think the heart went out of CP when he passed.



#250 fast eddie

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 01:33 AM

I've always had a hard time understanding suicide, did Mike have any unmanageable health/mental issues? I really enjoyed his input on CP and GL.net...
< He's flippin' off The Man, see...

#251 A Rebel and a Runner

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 04:01 AM

I mean, I attempted suicide once, and I don't understand suicide.  Depression is a tough concept to grok if you aren't experiencing it. I still have issues figuring out how my brain was working when I was depressed.


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#252 MrSkeptic

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 05:13 AM

I've always had a hard time understanding suicide, did Mike have any unmanageable health/mental issues? I really enjoyed his input on CP and GL.net...

From what I understood, he had some issues with depression on top of some financial problems. 


They said I could be anything, so I became a disappointment.

 

 


#253 Casey

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 07:00 AM

We drove to LA a month of so ago, down the stretch of highway where he lost his life.

 

There are four overpasses, one of which...

 

We didn't know which one it was, and I"m thankful for that. It was sad and somber enough as it was. 

 

Miss you, Fly. 


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#254 fenderjazz

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 01:20 PM

We have an overpass, over I95 in my city where it's become a common place to take one's life.  Literally someone did near the anniversary.  I can't imagine how awful that is and how awful it is to be the drivers on the highway.



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Posted 14 March 2017 - 02:41 AM

Oak-Fly - the union of right and left.

 

I will meet you someday but not yet.


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#256 chemistry1973

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Posted 14 March 2017 - 03:00 AM

I mean, I attempted suicide once, and I don't understand suicide. Depression is a tough concept to grok if you aren't experiencing it. I still have issues figuring out how my brain was working when I was depressed.


Care to expound on this- what happened? Was it a moment in your life or general depression?

#257 A Rebel and a Runner

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Posted 14 March 2017 - 05:24 AM

I'd had a couple of family members that i was close to die, and I was a bit younger (my upper teens).  I was stressed and depressed in general, but I think the deaths were the catalyst.  I tried to hang myself with a belt, but someone came in before I went braindead (I had lost consciousness, though).
Then I took some Prozac and saw a therapist for a couple of years.. And I can't imagine what was going through my mind then. It's like that brain I had ten years ago is a totally different one than now (I mean, my prefrontal cortex has finished eveloping, so that's a difference).


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#258 chemistry1973

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Posted 14 March 2017 - 02:24 PM

I'd had a couple of family members that i was close to die, and I was a bit younger (my upper teens). I was stressed and depressed in general, but I think the deaths were the catalyst. I tried to hang myself with a belt, but someone came in before I went braindead (I had lost consciousness, though).
Then I took some Prozac and saw a therapist for a couple of years.. And I can't imagine what was going through my mind then. It's like that brain I had ten years ago is a totally different one than now (I mean, my prefrontal cortex has finished eveloping, so that's a difference).


A close member of my family ended his life. He was suffering terribly from an illness, but that didn't lessen the impact of his sudden departure. I'm happy you worked it out Reb.

#259 A Rebel and a Runner

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Posted 14 March 2017 - 09:33 PM

A close member of my family ended his life. He was suffering terribly from an illness, but that didn't lessen the impact of his sudden departure. I'm happy you worked it out Reb.

That's the kind of thing I can understand. If you're in constant pain with no hope of recovery, I think it's different.

One of the more interesting classes I took in college was on the evolution of our society's views on suicide, basically going back to the death of Socrates, the suicide of Cato the Younger, and going up to Emile Durkheim in the 19th century, and if nothing else, my takeaway from that was that "suicide" is an exceptionally broad word that can encompass all kinds of frames of mind and situations that often have very little to do with each other.


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