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Offline Kerry

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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #190 on: January 22, 2008, 10:46:51 pm »

I just left the chat room, so there should be one more space available.
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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #191 on: January 22, 2008, 10:47:15 pm »
And Amanda, the 10pm EST chat was so full that everybody couldn't even get in that wanted to. People were literally having to leave to let others in. Looking back at that after this horrible news it just seems strange now. It's almost like somehow people knew something and felt a need to come together. I always try to come to the chats, but I have never seen any that full to where we maxed out the number that could get in.

Can you elaborate on this?  How many people were in the chat room at the time?  We should be able to support at least 50 people in chat at once.
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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #192 on: January 22, 2008, 10:48:15 pm »
For those of you who would like to post a goodbye message to Heath, I started a thread in my blog. It's much quieter there, and your message will not end up becoming buried. I've read some beautiful posts in this thread. You are welcome to leave them over there too if you'd like.

http://bettermost.net/forum/index.php/topic,16535.0.html

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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #193 on: January 22, 2008, 10:48:25 pm »
I think there were 12 or 13, Phillip. Well, no -- that was just a few minutes ago and people were saying it was full. I left to make room--I'd been there an hour.
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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #194 on: January 22, 2008, 10:51:47 pm »
On the ride home from work tonight, I was reading an interview the AV Club did with Linda Cardellini about "Freaks and Geeks," http://www.avclub.com/content/feature/linda_cardellini ("Brokeback Mountain" isn't mentioned in it.).  One thing she said about the show struck me as applicable to Heath, "Well, sometimes bright lights burn fast, and you really can't count on anything lasting too long."

Ain't that the sad truth?  :(
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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #195 on: January 22, 2008, 10:52:23 pm »
Rest in Peace, Dear Prince,


Funeral Blues
Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone,
Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone,
Silence the pianos and with muffled drum
Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come.

Let aeroplanes circle moaning overhead
Scribbling on the sky the message He Is Dead,
Put crepe bows round the white necks of the public doves,
Let the traffic policemen wear black cotton gloves.

He was my North, my South, my East and West,
My working week and my Sunday rest,
My noon, my midnight, my talk, my song;
I thought that love would last for ever; I was wrong.

The stars are not wanted now: put out every one;
Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun;
Pour away the ocean and sweep up the wood,
For nothing now can ever come to any good.

W. H. Auden

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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #196 on: January 22, 2008, 10:53:03 pm »
   I grew up on borrowed heroes.  Wondering how they’d react if they knew  who I really was, what I really was.  It took half a century before I saw someone who would give me a voice.  Someone who, straight or not, understood well enough what I had gone through to be able to show the world.  Someone who could be my real hero.

   I will miss him.


Aww, ((((Clyde)))))  I'm crying again, but this time through a smile.  What a beautiful sentiment, and what an amazing legacy Heath left.  He surely will be missed.  

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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #197 on: January 22, 2008, 10:53:28 pm »
On my way home from work today... walking home in complete shock... I thought about watching BBM.  But, now, at least for the moment that seems unbearably sad.  It's such an emotional experience to watch the movie anyway.  It will be an entirely new experience, I think, the next time I watch it. 




Beautiful image to post at this time Meryl.  :-*

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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #198 on: January 22, 2008, 10:54:15 pm »
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i made a huge mistake and actually clicked onto the Heath Ledger IMDb Board. Can't believe how many horrible ppl felt the need to suddenly flock to his page.

I made the same mistake. It was disgusting to see how insensitive some people can be on an anonymous IMDb board. Truly wretched.

God bless BetterMost. I love you guys. Heath, I'll miss you so much; I've never experienced this from a movie in my life. I wish I'd had the opportunity to meet you and tell you in person.
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Re: Heath Ledger dead - grieving thread
« Reply #199 on: January 22, 2008, 10:54:32 pm »
I really have no words right now. I know I haven't been around much lately, but I'm so glad to have this place to come to. I love you all.  :-*