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Chowhound, You Will be Greatly Missed!
« on: April 19, 2014, 11:15:38 pm »
Many here will remember Chowhound, a fellow Brokie who loved Brokeback Mountain and never seemed to tire of talking about our movie.  It is with great sadness that I relate news of his passing.  A mutual friend hadn't heard from him in awhile, and after Googling him, found this:

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thestar/obituary.aspx?n=eric-s-rump&pid=170680113

RUMP, Eric S. - Professor Rump died in his 77th year, mourned by his sister Eileen, his nephews Matthew and Stephen, his great-niece Jessica and his great-nephews Oliver and Joseph, lamented by his colleagues at Glendon College, York University, where he spent the whole of his professional career, and deeply missed by his many friends in Ontario, England, British Columbia and Australia. He will be remembered for his wit, his kindness and his good humour. The funeral service will be held at St. James-the-Less, Parliament St., on Tuesday, May 6th at 4 p.m. Donations to Baycrest Foundation or the Canadian Opera Company will be appreciated.

Published in the Toronto Star from Apr. 17 to Apr. 19, 2014

Just thought you guys would want to know.   :'(  :'(  :'(

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Re: Chowhound, You Will be Greatly Missed!
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2014, 12:22:10 am »
Thanks for letting us know.

I don't recall having any conversations with Chowhound, but I do remember reading CH's posts here on BetterMost.



Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
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Re: Chowhound, You Will be Greatly Missed!
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2014, 12:23:01 am »
Chowhound's first post here.


Hi! I'm chowhound. I've been a regular poster on the Brokeback board at IMDb for the last eighteen months but as so many of my dear friends there are also registering here, I've decided to join them. Anyl guidance in navigating this board most welcome.


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Chowhound, You Will be Greatly Missed!
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2014, 12:59:16 am »
Chowhound's first post here.



Thanks for posting this, sweetheart! 

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Re: Chowhound, You Will be Greatly Missed!
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2014, 03:57:09 am »
Another Brokie gone   :'(

I didn't know Chowhound, but remember reading his posts here.

Thanks for letting us know, Marie.

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Re: Chowhound, You Will be Greatly Missed!
« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2014, 07:39:50 pm »
Oh, what sad news.  :(

I recall the screen name, but that's about it.

He was a college professor? I wonder what his subject was.  ??? Just goes to illustrate yet again that Brokeback affected people from all walks of life.

My sympathy to his family.
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Re: Chowhound, You Will be Greatly Missed!
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2014, 10:11:28 pm »
I always enjoyed reading posts from chowhound.  I am also saddened to learn of his passing. 
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Re: Chowhound, You Will be Greatly Missed!
« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2014, 10:45:40 pm »
Another Brokie gone   :'(

I didn't know Chowhound, but remember reading his posts here.

Thanks for letting us know, Marie.

He was less active in the last few years but he never stopped asking questions about Brokeback. I know most here had limited contact with him,  but I just thought you all would like to know about his passing.

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Re: Chowhound, You Will be Greatly Missed!
« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2014, 10:47:20 pm »
Oh, what sad news.  :(

I recall the screen name, but that's about it.

He was a college professor? I wonder what his subject was.  ??? Just goes to illustrate yet again that Brokeback affected people from all walks of life.

My sympathy to his family.

Jeff, I believe he was an English professor.

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Re: Chowhound, You Will be Greatly Missed!
« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2014, 10:50:19 pm »
I always enjoyed reading posts from chowhound.  I am also saddened to learn of his passing. 

Bruce, how nice to see you here. Yes, Eric was a good man. We were starting to get better acquainted until he took ill. I'll really miss him. He was so gentle and kind.'

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Re: Chowhound, You Will be Greatly Missed!
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2014, 11:41:30 pm »
Jeff, I believe he was an English professor.

Thanks. Nosey of me, I suppose, but I'm interested to know.
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Re: Chowhound, You Will be Greatly Missed!
« Reply #11 on: April 21, 2014, 01:18:58 am »
I'm so sorry to hear of chowhound's passing.  I had no idea he was a college professor and a Canadian.  Thanks for letting us know, Marie.  I'm sorry for your loss.  :(
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Re: Chowhound, You Will be Greatly Missed!
« Reply #12 on: April 21, 2014, 02:53:28 am »
This are sad news. As most of us, I didn't know Chowhound - Eric - but I enjoyed his informative posts about our movie and story. I'm sorry to learn of his passing. My condolences to his family.

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Re: Chowhound, You Will be Greatly Missed!
« Reply #13 on: April 21, 2014, 08:08:26 am »
I remember him well from those early days on IMDB. He was a kind and cleaver man and is posts were always interesting to read. He was a true brokie. he will be missed. My condolences to his family and friends.
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Re: Chowhound, You Will be Greatly Missed!
« Reply #14 on: April 22, 2014, 01:25:18 pm »
I don't believe I ever communicated with him directly, but sad none the less to see another remarkable person pass from this world. May he rest in peace and happiness.
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Re: Chowhound, You Will be Greatly Missed!
« Reply #15 on: April 22, 2014, 01:28:31 pm »
Here was his last post from September of last year:

"When commenting on the age and build of the hustler, it may be worth remembering that this is, in fact, the film's photographer, Rodrigo Prieto. Apparently, he stepped into the role at the at the last moment when the actor who was supposed to play the role was somehow unavailable.

Roderigo Prieto is indeed Mexican. He was born in Mexico City in 1965 so he'd be around 39 when this shot was taken."

He had last visited Bettermost in March of this year.
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Re: Chowhound, You Will be Greatly Missed!
« Reply #16 on: April 22, 2014, 08:27:32 pm »
Here was his last post from September of last year:

"When commenting on the age and build of the hustler, it may be worth remembering that this is, in fact, the film's photographer, Rodrigo Prieto. Apparently, he stepped into the role at the at the last moment when the actor who was supposed to play the role was somehow unavailable.

Roderigo Prieto is indeed Mexican. He was born in Mexico City in 1965 so he'd be around 39 when this shot was taken."

He had last visited Bettermost in March of this year.

I believe he learned he was ill a few months earlier than that.  He gave a good fight.  I actually thought he would make it!  :'(

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Re: Chowhound, You Will be Greatly Missed!
« Reply #17 on: April 23, 2014, 03:14:00 pm »
I believe he learned he was ill a few months earlier than that.  He gave a good fight.  I actually thought he would make it!  :'(

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Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!