Billy Mays Dies

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  1. r.j.s Moderator emeritus

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    Wow.

    I wonder if they'll keep airing the commercials.
     
  2. MacDawg macrumors P6

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    Wow

    I guess Patrick Swayze wasn't next after all as some speculated

    Sad news for any family

    This has been a pretty unprecedented run I would think

    Woof, Woof - Dawg [​IMG]
     
  3. yg17 macrumors G5

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    Deaths come in 3s, so who's next?

    David Carradine
    Ed McMahon
    Farrah Fawcett
    Michael Jackson
    Billy Mays
    ???

    I read yesterday that Walter Cronkite is on his deathbed, my guess is he'll be next to complete the second group of 3.
     
  4. NC MacGuy macrumors 603

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    Wow. He looked like he lost some weight recently.

    Sad but can't say I'll miss the yelling infomercials.
     
  5. Ntombi macrumors 68040

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    Sad.

    I watched a couple of episodes of Pitchmen, and it was nice to hear him in everyday mode, not just screaming at the camera. I still can't stand his commercials, but it helped add a dimension to how I viewed him.
     
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    I honestly thought it was a sick joke when I first read this. I know so many people really despise his commercials, hence my suspicions. Sorry to see it's true. My heart goes out to his family.
     
  7. BMC Performance macrumors newbie

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    WOW, the article makes it seem suspicious how he died ... no signs of a break-in but the family doesn't have a comment. Suicide?
     
  8. r.j.s Moderator emeritus

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    The family usually doesn't comment right away ... it may have been a medical condition nobody knew about.
     
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    Wow, what the hell is going on? RIP, the dude sure knew how to get our attention haha.
     
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    Its the lead up to 2012.


    RIP Billy Mays

    I'll never buy oxyclean again.
     
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    Doubt it; he went on to say yesterday that stuff hit his head as the flight landed, so I'm wondering if it's got something to do with head injury? The FAA is also saying he wasn't wearing his seat belt when landing (that's coming from TMZ so I'm not sure how valid that is).

    Very sad, I wish I watched more episodes of Pitchmen.


    **edit, correction** TMZ is now retracting their claim that FAA said that Mays wasn't wearing his seat belt.
     
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    Anybody know where the Sham Wow guy is today?
    Sad when anybody dies this young..
     
  14. thegoldenmackid macrumors 604

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    Sad...I really liked the TV show...rather amusing
    He was arrested in February for assaulting a prostitute...I believe I read the charges were dropped...
     
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    I read the one about Vince Offer the Slap Chop guy getting his lip bit and decking a hooker a few months back that was some crazy ****. I bet we'll still be haunted by Billy Mays infomercials blasting us awake at 2am when the TV is left on at least for another month.
     
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    Jeez...really? People are just dying randomly these days...
     
  17. Ttownbeast macrumors 65816

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    Not so randomly they all have one thing in common they are celebrities and I've been putting rat poison in all their oatmeal:cool:...soon my master plan will come to fruition. Muahhahahahahahaa
     
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    This made me, ummm, how do you put it..... LOL.:D
     
  19. SkyBell macrumors 604

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    By which I meant "this is a strange pattern of celebrities passing on." :rolleyes:
     
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    I get the feeling we're going to hear more about this 'hard landing' in the news as time goes on. I'm hearing (could be all BS - who knows?) the situation was worse than what the media realizes yet.
     
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    RIP Billy Mays, even a Brit like myself knows who he is. Looks like you're stuck with the Shamwow guy now.
     
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    USAir Airbus w/ a hard landing, reportedly blew one or more tires on the nose gear.
     
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    I know what you meant, it just came across as funny in a cute way.
     
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    i wonder what the fate will be of the Pitchmen show on Discovery Channel, think they'll still air it?? (not that i watch it often just once in a while)
     

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