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Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009

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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 16:44:57


died at 31 due to drugs, unfortunate, and sad, but he can only blame himself.

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 16:45:29


R.I.P

I think it's always a bit surreal when people die as young as he did.


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 16:47:10


Can't say I was familiar with him, but it's always sad when a community member passes on.
R.I.P. Ben.

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 16:50:14


Fuck, now hes definitely never going to release Pimps quest 2.

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 16:50:39


Damn, I remember back when Stick Slayer was new, it's bizarre to get news like this.

Why not commemorate the front page to Ben? Sort of like a Madness day or a Pico Day?

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 16:52:40


Now dont get offended at this but what if this is a hoax? And he comes back on halloween with stickslayer IX? I dont know how news of his death got out, wheather it was in the news or what so dont be offended by this thought. Just saying though, could be true.


Its time to play games and jerk off. And Im all out of quarters.

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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 16:54:08


At 10/23/09 04:28 PM, idiot-monarch wrote: Never seen any of his stuff, but he sounds like a pretty cool dude.

RIP

Yeah, my thoughts exactly. Never heard of him before now, he has some pretty nice flash.

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 16:56:42


At 10/23/09 04:30 PM, TomFulp wrote: I like to think Ben would have found this amusing...

Haha, I was about to post that.
You should make a sad face of yourself for the front page, and check what emoticon the thread uses, and if it's a sad one, it'll be replaced by sad Tom.


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 16:57:11


I've never heard of him before. After watching some of his Flash, I am now very sad to have him gone.

R.I.P.


Ye

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:00:09


At 10/23/09 04:37 PM, Stamper wrote: A memorial page is a great idea, actually. Something like this, right:

Oh my....Your such a sicko XD

At 10/23/09 04:37 PM, Peacekid wrote: a goddamn heroin overdose.

Damn....What a crap way to die....O.o


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:02:00


Poor Guy
:c


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:02:32


R.I.P. man!


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:08:27


Anyone else find it appropriate that the last medal he earned was titled "Game over?


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:13:22


i feel bad that i laughed at stampers post.


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:15:11


I think everybody should rate that movie 5/5 in memory of him


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:16:17


At 10/23/09 05:08 PM, Invisable-Ranger wrote: Anyone else find it appropriate that the last medal he earned was titled "Game over?

It also said "let history take it's course"

At 10/23/09 05:13 PM, Luis wrote: i feel bad that i laughed at stampers post.

And you should.


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:18:56


now ben is god's personal animator

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:20:05


Man, I loved his work. I used to show it to many friends.
RIP :(

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:20:09


I know it's rude to ask but, how'd he die?


thelittleemo is mai butt buddy ;D

96 bitter beings

Whose Line is it anyway?

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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:21:57


Goodbye, ben. We'll miss you.


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:24:20


Rest in Peace Ben.


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:25:01


He will be remembered forever by family, friends, newgrounders alike, with his brilliant Flash submissions to Newgrounds that will be cherished by everyone.

Tom has made it so we can have artist's freely post flash submissions for free here on Newgrounds, and Ben has contributed greatly to making Newgrounds that much better of a site.

His great additions to the Newgrounds site will be missed from everyone here on Newgrounds.


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:26:18


At 10/23/09 04:37 PM, Stamper wrote: A memorial page is a great idea, actually. Something like this, right:

Username > Heroin
Username > Suicide
Username > Suicide
Username > Gunned Down by Cops
Username > Suicide
Username > Shot up School, then Suicide
Username > Shot up School, then Gunned Down by Cops
Username > Suicide

@ Stamper: The characters should be like statues to remember them by.

Yep, we will miss him.... I bet people like the 'hopeless(mindless bastards not to be confused with the homeless)' are capable of doing that kind of damage.


Laughing since...wait, when did I first laugh?

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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:26:52


wow, what is too be done with his account?


IMA GOANNA SHOOT YA

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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:28:05


The saddest thing is that he died rather ignobly. A drug overdose isn't the most glorious way to go.

Don't get me wrong, it's still a sad death.

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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:28:21


i knew the guy personally too

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:30:08


ohh to die like that and that young, may he rest in peace and best wishes to his friends and family.


I love hunting for Blam points!!!

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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:31:29


Another one bites the dust...

RIP Ben.


"There are two things that are infinite: the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not so sure about the former." ~Albert Einstein

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:31:56


We will miss him. BTW didn't Mindchamber say he might finish stck slayer?

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-23 17:33:05


At 10/23/09 04:24 PM, TomFulp wrote: JakBaronKing has suggested setting up an NG Memorial page for the artists we've lost over the years, so that is under consideration. I intend for NG to last the next 100 years, so this sort of page will unfortunately become more and more necessary.

Unfortunately? I think it's a great idea and it should be made as soon as possible! As for Ben, I already heard the news but his untimely death will be remembered.


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