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Tribute to Billy Mays

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Jun 28, 2009 | 3:32 PM EDT
  • Daily 4th Place June 28, 2009

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We look at grave stones and marvel not at their construction, but at the life of the person they commemorate. I am by no means a great artist, but I have poured every last bit of my limited flash skill into this tribute.

Billy Mays was a guy who was impossible to dislike. Every time I saw one of his infomercials on television, I was happier afterwards, even if I didn't realize it.

Now, Billy Mays is giving pitches to angels, and I would be willing to bet that more than a few of them are willing to pay that $19.99 for whatever he is selling to them.



Rated 5 / 5 stars

He'll be missed.

No, this isn't one of those things where I suddenly love him because he's dead. I've always looked up to him because of his confidence and his persuasive abilities.

He was one of the celebrities that I wanted to meet some day and ask how his trip to fame started, even if it wasn't necessarily 'Big-Time'.

Damn, dude.


Rated 5 / 5 stars


I couldn't believe it when I read the story...

The King of Pop, the King of Pitch, too?
When will it end?

Such a depressing week...

RIP Billy Mays, your birth of the awesome power of aggressive advertising and cheerful determination will never, ever die. May your light live on.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

good bye

billy mays was the best. we will all miss you. ;)

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

wow!i can't believe he's dead!

i had seen some of his infomercials and saw him as a persuasive,cheerful man and convince people to buy the products.Also i like your flash,that's skill keep it up!

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

To be honest.

His voice was awesome. The only thing I really knew about him was that he was an actor for infomercials. He was great at what he did, that can be said with truth, but I wish I had some knowledge about his background.

And something is up. Why are these celebrities dying in such quick succession?

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