BearTM is dead.

Discussion in 'Wordforge Memorials' started by 14thDoctor, Oct 13, 2020.

  1. 14thDoctor

    14thDoctor You know what time it is

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    So says Zombie.

    Go check Facebook if you care.
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  2. We Are Borg

    We Are Borg Don't be a dick about the things you don't like

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    I thought Zombie had died from the 'rona? :huh:
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  3. We Are Borg

    We Are Borg Don't be a dick about the things you don't like

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    Also, fuck Facebook. I'm not on it and I'm goddamn proud of that fact. :bailey:

    If there's any news, post it here.
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  4. Raoul the Red Shirt

    Raoul the Red Shirt Professional bullseye

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    Maybe time has put a rosier sheen on things than they deserve, but I remember Bear as seeming a decent sort. I don't know enough about his true identity to look for info about him on FB or elsewhere. Then again, given the true identities of some other posters, maybe it's better to remember him as generic conservative guy rather than find out he was some kind of Storm-esque crazy IRL.
  5. We Are Borg

    We Are Borg Don't be a dick about the things you don't like

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    Wasn't he also known as The Listkeeper? Or am I remembering someone else?
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  6. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    I don't know Zombie's RL name, and BearTM denied me access to the WF FB page for Reasons. If true, I'm :(
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  7. 14thDoctor

    14thDoctor You know what time it is

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    Condensed to remove other people's information.
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  8. Paladin

    Paladin Overjoyed Man of Liberty

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    :(
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  9. Elwood

    Elwood I know what I'm about, son.

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    Woke up to a text about it this morning. I ended up spending a pretty good bit of time with Bear over the years. He was a good person to have in your corner. Loyal to a fault.
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  10. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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    My memory is fuzzy too...I can't find Listkeeper under Listkeeper or THE Listkeeper, and we never banned him, and that would have left a trace, so he must have turned back into BearTM.
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  11. Chaos Descending

    Chaos Descending NOT an Anti-Vaxxer by any definition of the term.

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    Well that’s pretty awful. I’m really sorry to hear this.
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  12. Chaos Descending

    Chaos Descending NOT an Anti-Vaxxer by any definition of the term.

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    But yes, The Listkeeper and BearTM were the same poster.
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  13. matthunter

    matthunter Ice Bear

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    I think I remember him as a twat, but this still sucks.
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  14. Raoul the Red Shirt

    Raoul the Red Shirt Professional bullseye

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    The what now?
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  15. Ten Lubak

    Ten Lubak Salty Dog

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    RIP BearTM
    Does this mean @Zombie is alive? Well that’s good news at least
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  16. matthunter

    matthunter Ice Bear

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    In memory, his smiley seems apropos:

    :beartm:
  17. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    WordForge has a Facebook page. Under Bear's aegis, it was by invitation only.
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  18. matthunter

    matthunter Ice Bear

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    So, now he's dead, free-for-all?
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  19. Bailey

    Bailey It's always Christmas Eve Super Moderator

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    The FB page was moderated more heavily by Bear back in the day, it's a lot more loose now.

    Shitty news. :(
  20. Clippy

    Clippy Fresh Meat

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    Y'all need to stop dying! I haven't interacted with him in years, but RIP and condolences to his family.
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    Dan Leach Climbing Staff Member Moderator

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  22. 14thDoctor

    14thDoctor You know what time it is

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    You're not missing out. It's mostly half a dozen of our dumbest missing righties trying to "trigger" the "libs" with their virtual circle jerk.
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  23. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf I am the Seaman, I am the Walrus, Qu-Qu-Qapla'!

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    This is devastating news. :( So sad, and unexpected. Very heartbreaking that Zombie is still alive, I hope his family is doing OK.
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  24. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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    So, the name ought to be "The Cowardforge Panic Room".
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  25. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    Suggestion: Separate the FB tangent and move the obit to the GR.
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  26. Demiurge

    Demiurge Goodbye and Hello, as always.

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    Damn, that's a hell of a way to go. RIP, Bear.
  27. Forbin

    Forbin Do you feel fluffy, punk?

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  28. 14thDoctor

    14thDoctor You know what time it is

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    Suggestion: In honour of Bear, completely ignore garamet. :async:
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  29. NAHTMMM

    NAHTMMM Perpetually sondering

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    :(

    This was a shot to the gut to see.

    RIP
  30. Zor Prime

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    Damn. I never interacted with him much but it is a downer to hear about another old timer passing away.

    When did he last post here?

    I was just thinking the other day about how many people use to post on this board during its heyday (like the first 5-7 years).

    Other than the ones that have passed away, I wonder how all those other folks are doing? Still lurking around?

    I definitely miss the old days.