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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 04:34 PM Reply

this is a sad time R.I.P

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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 04:34 PM Reply

At 34 minutes ago, Auz wrote:
Is there any information on what happened? Maybe I'm missing something, but there don't seem to be any details anywhere other than the fact that it was sudden.

According to his cousin, it was due to some issues with heart medication.


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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 04:37 PM Reply

How did he die?

R.I.P.


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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 04:40 PM Reply

I was a huge fan. He was a huge inspiration to me. He just had a kid too. RIP Randy...


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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 04:40 PM Reply

Truly a shame, I watched a number of his flashes and loved them. He will be missed.

Rest in peace, Randy Solem.


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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 04:41 PM Reply

Tom all of your posts on the front page show themselves as already visited to me on Google Chrome. (Darker tinted orange text as opposed to the lighter text)

Maybe your posts would be more effectively read if you had a more animated "NEWS" or some sort of tickering exclamation if the post had been made within 24 hours?

Just a heads up.

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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 04:46 PM Reply

No way! I remember watching the original Mario vs Sonic as a fresh faced young teen, it was one of the things that got me into this site in the first place.
RIP

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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 04:47 PM Reply

Rest in peace Randy. I watched Mack Daddy Mario for the first time just a few days ago. Damn.


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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 04:49 PM Reply

At 50 minutes ago, Auz wrote: Sorry to hear that. Rest in peace Randy.

Is there any information on what happened? Maybe I'm missing something, but there don't seem to be any details anywhere other than the fact that it was sudden.

I'm leaning towards an overdose that the family doesn't want to be public. Can't really blame them if that's the case.

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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 04:52 PM Reply

Holy fuck you're kidding me...


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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 04:55 PM Reply

:( RIP

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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 04:57 PM Reply

I don't know how to respond to this news.

He was one the most notable authors on the Flash Portal and there's no doubt that his contributions have entertained thousands of people on Newgrounds from all over the world.

To know that one of our greats has ceased to be is very unfortunate news indeed. My condolences for his family and everyone who has looked up to him as an inspiration, surely he will be missed.

What a shame. He was a good man. What a rotten way to die. I wish I had more to say.


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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 05:03 PM Reply

This is terrible news to hear that Randy Solem is no longer with us,he was originally one of my favorite artists when i started coming to Newgrounds years ago,he will be missed very much. :(


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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 05:05 PM Reply

Oh shit! i still remember watching some of his flashes years ago,
R.I.P Randy :'(


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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 05:06 PM Reply

At 1 hour ago, FishFinger wrote: Is this for real? Because a lot of fake death announcements are posted on NG.

Tom would never do that

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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 05:09 PM Reply

NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!


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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 05:10 PM Reply

Oh man. Randy was an amazing flash artist. It's a shame to see him go, and at such a young age. I heard only the good die young. In this case, it's true.

R.I.P. Randy. God bless.


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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 05:10 PM Reply

Ah man, that's so sad, especially after seeing his last news post. ( a few ironic comments there..:/ )
RIP mate.


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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 05:15 PM Reply

That is way too saddening. I legitimately enjoyed his works.

My best wishes to him and his family during this hard time, and afterwards.


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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 05:15 PM Reply

Excuse me asking, but how did Mr. Solem die? I am sorry he loast his family...


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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 05:16 PM Reply

Oh man... I remember back when the Rise of the MK series started. It was the first BIG thing that I came across on Newgrounds when i first started visiting the site. Shame that legends such as this should die so young. May he Rest in Piece.


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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 05:18 PM Reply

how sad...


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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 05:18 PM Reply

R.I.P.
Randy

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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 05:22 PM Reply

I believe a guy called CerealBoxClock died too.

http://www.newgrounds.com/bbs/topic/129902/1

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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 05:23 PM Reply

I never reviewed or recalled any of his work, but do remember going to his website over a decade ago. Just seeing his site bought back so many memories. A true Newgrounder whose voice will be missed.


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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 05:27 PM Reply

Way too early and way too young. Definitely let us know more about donations for his daughter.

Memorial page is great. Hopefully we don't add too many more to it.

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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 05:30 PM Reply

I feel that there needs to be a tribute in the form of a Flash movie.

This movie would have the characters from all of the games he parodied (including the villains) coming from their respective worlds, and joining together to pay tribute to Randy Solem.

A final farewell within his digital world...


Feel no mercy for me. It will only cause you to suffer as well.

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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 05:32 PM Reply

Well shit.

R.I.P Randy, your work is really good and shall be treasured forever.


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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 05:36 PM Reply

RIP... so young too... :(

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Response to Randy Solem, 1975-2012 Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 05:42 PM Reply

It was Randy's sprite movies that brought me to Newgrounds in the first place. It is sad to see him go and at a young age as well. If it wasn't for Randy I never would have had the experiences I've had with this amazing website.

R.I.P. Randy


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