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Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009

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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 02:51:26


rest in peace D:

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 02:54:54


Ah Ben.

You introduced many of us to the Internet. What you created is shunned by artists of today. However your legacy and your art shall be remembered.

Thanks for the Laughs...

Sincerely,
The-Great-One

Rest In Peace

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 03:27:52


This is sad news here,Stick Slayer was one of the first ever flash series i loved here in on NG,sad to hear him passing.


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 03:55:21


RIP you legend...

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 04:09:24


At 10/24/09 01:10 AM, The-Evil-Daed wrote: Everyone, quit pretending like you give a shit.

Sure, it's kinda sad that he is no longer existing consciously, but this whole 'false sympathy' is bullshit. He was a dumbass for getting himself involved in drugs. Don't pretend like he was some hero, because I guarantee that he didn't have any kind of a following.

Go ahead and cry about it. I'm just telling the truth.

Yeah well he was a member of the community so we want to pay our respects you stupid piece of shit. There is no point in you posting if your just going to pretend to be an Internet badass, I hope you rot in your basement for being such an idiot, even over the internet thats inconsiderate.

Hope you Rest In Peace Ben, c'est la vie.


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 04:23:29


i hardley knew you ben R.I.P

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 04:25:28


I wish I was fortunate enough to have enjoyed his flashes as they came out. Too late I discovered them only through these harsh circumstances.

A damn shame. I am however very humbled too by the community. Only here at Newgrounds can the death of a contributor be felt so close to so many hearts.

RIP Ben, I hope they have a bug free version of Flash up there.

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 04:45:16


Awww, Stick Slayer? R.I.P good buddy.


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 05:27:30


At 10/23/09 04:37 PM, Peacekid wrote:
At 10/23/09 04:31 PM, Lizzardis wrote: Rest in peace.

May I ask...How did he die?
a goddamn heroin overdose.

A heroin overdose?! It's one of the worst ways of dying, after being vaporised by a nuke! Still, I pay my condoleances, to Ben. He will be missed... It's also a tip he left: DRUGS ARE BAD, DO NOT DO DRUGS.EVER.

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 05:28:32


yeah i think we should do something like that and damn thats fucked up. the very first game i ever played on here was his pimp game


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 05:34:52


At 10/23/09 04:24 PM, TomFulp wrote: As some of you may have seen on the Stick Slayer page and MindChamber's post, NG has lost a beloved artist.

Another tragic loss for the community. Though I never saw Stick Slayer, before the loss of the creator, I have seen that he was a very capable artist and I totally agree that we have lost a quality artist who was a credit to his family and a wonderful friend to those that knew him.

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.

I know we've only lost a small handful over the years that have been widely publicised, like LiveCorpse, but this is one of the things that needs to be kept at the forefront, allowing people to read more about Newgrounds' storied and colourful history.


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 05:38:21


How he died is irrelevant.

RIP Ben.

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 05:40:36


Rest In Peace


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 06:16:28


RIP Ben...

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 06:16:58


It's a shame to see all the good ones fall from grace because of the drugs. It's never before that point that people give value to life. Truly one of those few genuine sad moments for the passing of those who had no business passing over...


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 06:29:51


He was awesome. No. He IS awesome.
I think that heroine was only a ticket to better and more comfortable place to make animations.
Maybe now he's animating the next Stick Slayer Episode?

Rest In Peace, Ben. And... Good luck with your next animations!


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 06:46:41


Herion is a hell of a drug, rest in peace man.
*Plays "Herion" by Velvet Underground in Ben's name*


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 06:55:18


Rest In Peace, Ben

We shall miss you

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 07:12:59


Loved your contributions to NG
It's sad you had to go at such a young age too

RIP Ben

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 07:13:21


Drugs kill; taught him a deadly lesson.

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 07:30:09


At 10/23/09 04:26 PM, SCUD14 wrote: Wow, rest in peace.

Pity your icon is giggling with glee, Tom.

Exactly what I thought.


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 07:40:15


Even though I did not know Ben Spurgin I'll miss him

R.I.P Ben...

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 07:42:45


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

Hehe, rejoice in his work. Its sad to think that a person who contributed to this site has passed on. R.I.P Ben.


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 07:54:22


so sad...

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 08:01:13


He died from drugs,as far as i know...never knew him,not even seen any of his video but heck i feel sorry for the guy... R.I.P. Ben %u2665

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 08:01:31


OMG!!!! Ben died!!!

Rest in peace Ben, hope god has giving you a computer up there and said make as many flashes you want my boy, btw I love that pimp game.

Even god love NG : P

My thoughts and prays are for your family and friends for this sad time. :,,, (


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 08:19:59


I-can't-tell-you-how-much-of-a-fan-I-was -of-his-masterful-work.Although-he-has-d ied,from-the-horrible-drugs,his-NG-spiri t-will-live-on-for-years.

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 08:31:40


Ben Spurgin was a man that was most important to thissite of awesome days where you can plays and we must remeber him for what he did for us entertained us with his brilliant works,

Thank you Ben be at peace


Ben Spurgin RIP

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 08:35:10


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

I think a small recap about their influence on NG should also be added below their memorial.


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 08:52:49


Rest in Peace, Ben :(