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Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009

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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 08:53:30


I have been visiting NG since 2002. Yes back in those days when everything was ridiculously crappy. But there was entertainment as well. Have respect for the contributers.

Is there anyway we can help to those affected by his death?


God has the mercy.

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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 09:34:35


Ben,RIP.Hope you play in heaven happily

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 09:46:46


R.I.P. Ben .

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


although i never knew him or his series, still nobody deserves to die that young
rest in peace


picture is comming up.....

please leave amessage after the beep.

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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 10:58:44


Ben Spurgin and Bradley Nowell ... two great guys i know that died of heroine ,
so dont try drugs , you can smoke cigars or drink beers but no drugs ..
their very bad ....

R.I.P. Ben Spurgin
Bradley Nowell

i offer my sympathy ...

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 11:08:00


the guy made 'Pimp's Quest'! that's the first NG game i ever played! he's a freaking legend! imgoing to play it again as a tribute for the first time in years! i don't care if it sounds 'douchebaggie'!

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 11:35:38


Ben was back at it almost a decade later, with Stick Slayer IX on the way. He was only 31.

I kinda, liked pimp's quest always wanted an new ;_;


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 11:38:50


I've been going to this sight since summer of 2000, and I remember lots of the old artists and their work. He definitely stands out as one of the better ones. My best wishes go out to his family and fans!

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 11:42:59


R.I.P Ben

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 11:50:06


He will be missed, im just mad some people are giving bad reviews on the Pimp game not knowing why it is front paged again.

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 12:04:09


People are getting stupider and stupider. Why haven't we learned that heroin kills people yet, when we see tons of great people dying from it. Let this be a lesson to all shooters.


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 12:05:17


Ben was a great animator, still remember the stick slayer series and the vs xiaou xiaou spin offs. He was a sound guy too, you could email him and he'd reply and offer help. I think it's a shame people are so cynical about this post and the guys memory. He's from an era when NG was going places, paved the way for you young assholes. I think a memorial page would be a good idea.

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 12:05:55


Wow... Rest in peace... I'm sure you make more friends on heaven.... ^^

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 12:20:16


He was so awesome. :'(


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 12:26:45


At 10/23/09 04:32 PM, Yrtnej wrote: Is anyone against watching the released episodes again in his memory?

I'm doing that.


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 12:37:12


That's so sad :(

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 12:48:23


At 10/23/09 04:40 PM, IamWeird33 wrote: I never really knew who he was. Too bad he had to die of such a horrible thing as drug overdose. I mean how often to Newgrounders really die?

every day.
sleep warm spurgin, you will be missed.

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 12:58:35


Isn't embumbsworld.com just great?
You guys should get off this site and go to it
Really!

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 12:59:08


well he's dead. May his soul rest in peace for all eternity. But I will tell you this. I have nothing but apathy for anyone who died the way he did. He had it coming since the first time shot up. He was a dumb ass who had his whole life ahead of him and threw it all way for some petty high feeling. Let this be a smack in the face to ALL drug users out there. It will fuck your shit up, and when you die. I will have no sympathy for you.


Even as I walk through the shadow of the Valley of Death, I shall fear no Evil. Semper Fidelis

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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 13:06:43


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

Oh, exploitable.

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 13:11:14


It's really sad to see a respected member of the NG community go.

We should probably make a flash collaboration, maybe even a day dedicated to him.

R.I.P.

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 13:30:25


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 > Erectile Dysfunction

Anyways, on topic: R.I.P. Ben! I pay my respects, even if I didn't know you! May you rest in peace.

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 13:47:03


R.I.P Ben

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 14:09:45


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 the lack of oxygen from being on his high horse has got to him.


Lunaful Is Awkwardly Honest. MSPA Crew

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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 14:11:16


Rest in peace, Ben. I'm truly sorry. Losing a loved one is never easy, but it's good to see so many people mourning for him. As you can see, the real big deal is how NICELY you live, not how LONG you live. I got to know this from my psychologist, so you can tell that it's correct.


"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool." -Stephen King

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 14:15:59


By the way, tell Stamper to quit smoking. I hate to say this, but if he continues on like that, he'll be the next one, and you guys WILL be feeling sorry for not trying hard enough to convince him in time, at least to go see a doctor. Quitting smoking is not impossible if he tries to quit it by reducing it over time, you know that, but you should at least tell him to see a doctor first.


"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool." -Stephen King

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 14:35:05


Ben wasn't just one of us, he was the best of us. Look, I know that overdosing on drugs is a dumb way to go; but the nasty attitude of certain people's views on this is just unconscienable. He along with Mindchamber, Tom, Wade, Dan Paladin, Em Kaah (whereabouts unknown), McFretN, Doomhammr, Clark Lybek, Randy Solem, Sirkowski, Edmund McMillen, and many others shaped this site into what it is today.


I'm not impressed with the way things are going here.

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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 14:46:06


Wow. I liked the series, and he was a pretty good animator. Too bad hes dead. I think we'll all miss him.

Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 15:12:23


I didn't feel so bad about any of this until I realized Ben made Pimp's Quest.

For me, that's like Tom Fulp dying.


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Response to Ben Spurgin, 1977-2009 2009-10-24 15:14:21


At 10/23/09 08:24 PM, Jalacy93 wrote: man that sucks....this is also the day my grandma died....

;____; this day sux ;____; why dose people die 2 day ;_______; im sorry 4 u jalacy93 ;____;

pimp's quest rawkd ;______________________________________;


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