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Robin Williams dead of apparent suicide

Post by PNGMK » Tue, 12 Aug 2014 7:40 am

Being reported on most news sites now.

I watched his latest TV Series (The Crazy Ones) on a flight the other day - his eyes were dead and he was checked out. I wondered what demons made him do it.

Good night funny man.

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Re: Robin Williams dead of apparent suicide

Post by the lynx » Tue, 12 Aug 2014 8:54 am

PNGMK wrote:Being reported on most news sites now.

I watched his latest TV Series (The Crazy Ones) on a flight the other day - his eyes were dead and he was checked out. I wondered what demons made him do it.

Good night funny man.
He's been suffering from depression. I guess there was a straw that broke a camel's back.

Why do all the amazing people leave so soon? And leave the horrible ones behind for far too long? /rhetoric rant/

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Post by Steve1960 » Tue, 12 Aug 2014 9:01 am

Maybe the amazingly funny and frantic comedian he was is an indication of his mental fragility?

Even before I saw the news this morning I put the Disney movie Aladdin on for my daughter and his voice as the Genie always gets me laughing.

He will be sadly missed.

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Post by Primrose Hill » Tue, 12 Aug 2014 9:14 am

63 is way too young to go.
Loved Mork and Mindy and Mrs Doubtfire

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Post by JR8 » Tue, 12 Aug 2014 9:44 am

Steve1960 wrote:Maybe the amazingly funny and frantic comedian he was is an indication of his mental fragility?
Many of histories best remembered comedians suffered from clinical depression. It seems the two can go hand in hand.

I used to enjoy Mork and Mindy, that was pretty way-out when it arrived on the scene.

RIP.

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Re: Robin Williams dead of apparent suicide

Post by PNGMK » Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:24 am

the lynx wrote:
PNGMK wrote:Being reported on most news sites now.

I watched his latest TV Series (The Crazy Ones) on a flight the other day - his eyes were dead and he was checked out. I wondered what demons made him do it.

Good night funny man.
He's been suffering from depression. I guess there was a straw that broke a camel's back.

Why do all the amazing people leave so soon? And leave the horrible ones behind for far too long? /rhetoric rant/
Only the good die young. It's the nature of this world and the dark prince.

From that great old Prophet Isaiah:

1 The righteous pass away; the godly often die before their time. And no one seems to care or wonder why. No one seems to understand that God is protecting them from the evil to come. 2 For the godly who die will rest in peace.

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Post by ScoobyDoes » Tue, 12 Aug 2014 3:16 pm

JR8 wrote:
Steve1960 wrote:Maybe the amazingly funny and frantic comedian he was is an indication of his mental fragility?
Many of histories best remembered comedians suffered from clinical depression. It seems the two can go hand in hand.

It was said about Tony Hancock many years ago, after 'the Blood Donor' sketch that he went into a depressed state, straight after coming out the studio. When asked why he was in such a state, because the sketch had gone so well, and was the best he ever did, he came back saying simply, "How do I top that?"

Another sad day.
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Post by ecureilx » Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:51 pm

ScoobyDoes wrote:...
a few friends quipped that God took the wrong Rob Williams :( :(

sad day indeed

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Post by nakatago » Wed, 13 Aug 2014 6:57 am

ecureilx wrote:
ScoobyDoes wrote:...
a few friends quipped that God took the wrong Rob Williams :( :(
That's something Robin Williams would say to lighten the mood.

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Post by ecureilx » Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:41 am

nakatago wrote:
ecureilx wrote:
ScoobyDoes wrote:...
a few friends quipped that God took the wrong Rob Williams :( :(
That's something Robin Williams would say to lighten the mood.
I didnt know about his filipino connection, btw, until I saw the PH news sites being so vocal about it!!!!

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Post by nakatago » Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:59 pm

ecureilx wrote:
nakatago wrote:
ecureilx wrote: a few friends quipped that God took the wrong Rob Williams :( :(
That's something Robin Williams would say to lighten the mood.
I didnt know about his filipino connection, btw, until I saw the PH news sites being so vocal about it!!!!
Filipinos are like Indians...if something's got something (good) to do with the Philippines/India, you won't stop hearing about it.

Anyway, his ex-wife was Finn-Filipino, or according to Robin, "Finnipino."

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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Wed, 13 Aug 2014 1:21 pm

As much as I liked the guy, I just wish people would just shut up talking about him on all forms of media, I think he has a hidden message for many people via his death, he was just showing them the ropes.
To get there early is on time and showing up on time is late

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Post by ecureilx » Wed, 13 Aug 2014 2:56 pm

nakatago wrote:]

Filipinos are like Indians...if something's got something (good) to do with the Philippines/India, you won't stop hearing about it.

Anyway, his ex-wife was Finn-Filipino, or according to Robin, "Finnipino."
and I also didn't know that she was his nanny before :P

anyway, I am sure for a month his Fil-Am connections will be top news in PH

raj, maybe the lesson is not to excel too much ?? till pressure drives you mad.... :) :)

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Post by nakatago » Wed, 13 Aug 2014 2:58 pm

rajagainstthemachine wrote: think he has a hidden message for many people via his death, he was just showing them the ropes.
That's still something Robin Williams would totally do/say.

"Death is nature's way of telling you 'your table is ready.'" -Robin Williams

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Post by morenangpinay » Wed, 13 Aug 2014 6:21 pm

my favorite movie that he did was what dreams may come.

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