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I am sad to report that we have lost a member of our little community

 

Justin Newbould - who posted around here as Newb82 - passed away today.

Those of you who followed along in the Good News thread or on Facebook know he was in the hospital for awhile and had just gotten out.

 

Unfortunately things went bad very quickly again, in what appears to be a 24 hour period.

 

I am getting this all through Facebook but I wanted to mention it all to y'all - especially those who had gotten to know Justin via this board.

 

Long may you ride Justin. Long may you ride...

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My grandfather once told me that "no matter how long a person lives, life is ultimately too short."  I can't say that I knew Justin, but he was part of our little community and it is very sad that he's gone.

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Wow.  I take it for granted that everyone here, even if you don't interact with them much, will be always be around in some capacity.  Newb seemed like a good guy, and I am sorry to hear this. Condolences to his family and his close friends here on the board.

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Fuck, Justin was a good dude. Ve con el viento my man.

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That's very sad, didnt know him, but, I remember reading the good news thread and thinking when he got out, it was definitely a great reason to close it as nothing could've topped it. Again it is sad, though I'll take solace in the fact he's no longer suffering.

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Shit...

 

RIP man.

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Oh no. I didn't know him personally but I used to read his WCW/NWA supershow thread and other things he had written. Terrible news. Rest in peace to that man and prayers for his family.

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Shit, that sucks. Was rally hoping things were looking up when he went home :(

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Man, yeah I read his supershow thread front to back and I was enjoying his SNME reviews too. This is really sad. Never knew the man personally but I enjoyed him very much and spent hours reading his words. Rest in peace.

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I was hoping the worst was over when they moved him out of ICU. Damn. :(

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Goddammit.  I'd just friended him on Facebook and wished him well.  He always seemed like a quality fellow who knew his wrestling and I loved to see him write about it.  And it really did seem like the worst of it was over.

 

Life really is too goddamn short.  See you on the flip, Newb.

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Dammit. This is just horrendous news. I thought things were really looking up.

 

RIP.

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This is really shitty. I only knew him on here and Twitter but he was a good dude and always enjoyable to interact with. I was hopeful things were on the upswing when he was released. It's a God damn shame.

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That's terrible news. I didn't really know him at all, outside of his posts in Land of Confusion, but, like Tabe, I was really hoping things were finally looking up for him. Like supremebve said, life is always too short... but his was way too short. It's awful that he had to go through what he did, especially being so young.

 

I feel terrible for all here that knew him better than I did, and of course for his family.

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He and I were playing Words With Friends the last few weeks and he was in good spirits the last time I talked to him. When he got out, I was extremely happy, but man, this guts me. Absolutely guts me. I feel terrible.

 

He was a good man. Rest in peace.

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Man, that sucks.  I can just echo what other people have said......even if you don't "know" someone, you get used to seeing their posts on here and find yourself really invested in the snippets of their life you get to see. 

 

Rest in peace, man. 

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Wow, terrible news. Sad to hear. He was one whose reviews I always enjoyed reading both on here and on his blog. He will be missed, RIP.

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Absolutely awful news.  My thoughts are with his loved ones right now.

 

I barely post here, so take this for what it’s worth, but each and every one of you puts a smile on my face.  I only know you through this board, but after years of lurking and a smattering of posts, I honestly appreciate all of you and what you say.  In my “real life” I’ll make remarks like “You should talk to Burgundy, she knows what she’s talking about on this” or “I know this well-endowed Mickey Mouse who said something cogent.”

 

With Newb82, it was his SNME reviews earlier this year that I enjoyed the most.  I got deep into wrestling watching SNME, and it was so much fun to read someone’s modern thoughts on what lured me into wrestling fandom in the first place.

 

We may have barely conversed, Justin, but it was enough to consider you a friend and I’m richer for the experience.  Rest in peace and many thanks.

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Like nearly everyone else here, I only knew Justin from his postings here. I was very happy for him when he said he was out of the ICU a couple of weeks ago, and was really hoping that he had turned the corner.

 

Condolences to his family and friends. If there's anything that we, as a community, can do, hopefully we can do it. Not sure what that something would be, but perhaps there's something.

 

RIP, Justin.

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Justin and I spent a lot of Facebook time taking about movies (especially horror, but not exclusively) and football.

He kept pushing for a Christmas Chaos to compliment Halloween Havoc, and even talked about running it this year.

I really thought he was going to be okay after he got released. Dammit.

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