Author Topic: Incredibly sad news  (Read 1310 times)

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Incredibly sad news
« on: 11 Jun 2018, 21:27 »
Just saw on Twitter - I have no reason to believe its not genuine - that AGSer Amayirot Akago tragically took his own life this morning.  Thoughts are with his friends and family, I thought people here would want to know even though it's heartbreaking. Sorry to be the bearer of such very bad news.

Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #1 on: 11 Jun 2018, 21:36 »
My god, that's horrible! Thank you for telling this, it's incredibly sad that he would end like that. I'm so sorry for what happened.

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Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #2 on: 11 Jun 2018, 21:39 »
I'm very sorry to hear that. All my sympathy to those who knew him.

Suicides are such a terrible waste. We as a society need to do a better job with prevention and treatment.

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Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #3 on: 11 Jun 2018, 21:44 »
8-0 :~(
That is indeed tragic. My thoughts are with his family and friends.
There are those who believe that life here began out there...

Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #4 on: 11 Jun 2018, 21:58 »
Shocking, sad news. I didn't know them but they were fun company in the rumpus guessing games.

If anyone here is suffering from depression, you can PM me anytime to talk. In my twenties I attempted an overdose, but I am much better now, and happy to be alive.

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Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #5 on: 11 Jun 2018, 22:33 »
That's awful news. I only talked to him via PM about some Steam keys I had a couple of weeks ago.

A sad reminder that behind our posts and online personas are living, feeling people.
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Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #6 on: 11 Jun 2018, 22:39 »
Jesus. That’s really sad to hear. He seemed like a decent guy.

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Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #7 on: 12 Jun 2018, 00:52 »
That's really sad to hear and a genuine shame as he had probably actually found one of the rare internet communities here that would have honestly tried to help if he had reached out.

I understand that it's hard to trust sharing your deepest feelings on the net because of the trolling and bullying that goes on in most communities but I really feel that the AGS community is still safe from these horrible trends.

I have seen many threads on AGS where people talk about RL problems, feelings of despair, anger, and frustration, and I have never seen a trolling response. Only support, understanding, and well-wishes.

I really hope if anyone needs to share some feelings, and doesn't have another outlet, they would give us a chance to help out here.

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Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #8 on: 12 Jun 2018, 01:41 »
We will miss you in the movie thread, jive robot.

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Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #9 on: 12 Jun 2018, 02:13 »
You never know sometimes just how bad it is for some people. :( He certainly didn't let on.

CaptainD, can I ask where this was on Twitter? Do you have a link to a tweet or anything?

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Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #10 on: 12 Jun 2018, 02:52 »
CaptainD, can I ask where this was on Twitter? Do you have a link to a tweet or anything?
Just put the name in the search box on top.

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Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #11 on: 12 Jun 2018, 03:02 »
SpaceQuestHistorian did a video



Very sad news.

Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #12 on: 12 Jun 2018, 03:09 »
So sad to hear this ???. I wish the best for his family and friends during this tragic loss.

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Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #13 on: 12 Jun 2018, 03:33 »
He did some work with me only a couple of months ago.

Tragic.....

RIP...

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Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #14 on: 12 Jun 2018, 07:28 »
My condolences. If one suffers from depression it is important to talk to someone about it and don't be afraid to seek help.

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Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #15 on: 12 Jun 2018, 07:47 »
I'm very sorry to hear this.. seemed like a cool guy, stick close to the ones that care about you even if you think this is the only place that cares (but you all know that's not true...)

Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #16 on: 12 Jun 2018, 07:59 »
Maybe we will never understand the reasons  of that. Depression is the first that came in mind, but who knows. It's sad anyway

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Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #17 on: 12 Jun 2018, 08:03 »
Stu the original tweet was here - https://twitter.com/LNorwegians/status/1006206301645557761

Seems that this was completely out of the blue, but the reminders to look after your own and others' mental health are most welcome, it's a message that cannot really be repeated too much.

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Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #18 on: 12 Jun 2018, 08:54 »
I didn't quite know him so good but think he was very involved with everything he did. All the best to his friends and family. May he rest in peace.

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Re: Incredibly sad news
« Reply #19 on: 12 Jun 2018, 09:21 »
I just saw the post on my twitter dash, oh my god. I'm still in shock...
Rest in peace, friend. You will be greatly missed...