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RIP Sir Belisarius

Discussion in 'Sorcerous Sundries' started by Taluntain, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. reepnorp

    reepnorp Lim'n Lime Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Such a great person, definitely taken from this world far too soon. I didn't even know he was sick but this definitely explains the decrease in activity from him lately.

    Truly one of the greats of SP, he will absolutely be missed. :(

    Rest in peace Sir Bel, my thoughts and prayers are with your family.
     
  2. ChickenIsGood Gems: 23/31
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    This sucks.

    My heart goes out to his loved ones, it is always terrible to lose a friend, but even more so when the body fails out early.
     
  3. Arahar

    Arahar Hmm, it's a dwarf. Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder

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    It's just never fair when one of the best is taken so early. I hope him the best in his next life.

    RIP Bel
     
  4. Harbourboy

    Harbourboy Take thy form from off my door! Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Rest in peace mate. And thanks for everything you've given us in this place.
     
  5. Shoshino

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    We will all remember sir Bel's quirky sense of humour. Always ready to offer a word of advice and support when it was needed. Rest in peace buddy. Cancer has a lot to answer for.
     
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    So sad to hear of his passing. His posts were always fun to read.
     
  8. joacqin

    joacqin Confused Jerk Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Damn, had no idea.
     
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    Rest in peace Sir Bel. :(
     
  10. Splunge

    Splunge Bhaal’s financial advisor Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    I had no idea he was ill. I didn't really have much interaction with him, but I certainly enjoyed reading what he had to say.

    42 is way too young...
     
  11. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    [​IMG] I've updated the first post in the thread with information on how to donate to honour Sir Bel's memory.

    I'll start it off with a $100 donation.
     
  12. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    [​IMG] Montresor has contributed the first donation, $50, which brings the total to $150. Please show your support by donating, any amount counts.
     
  13. Shrikant

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    Rest in peace brother.
     
  14. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    [​IMG] Thanks to an anonymous donation of $50, the total is now $200.
     
  15. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Thanks to Avarahtar's generous donation, we're now at $300. :thumb: The first goal is $500, but if we can make it a round $1000 it'd be awesome.
     
  16. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Thanks to a $50 donation from reepnorp and $3 from Max Robitzsch, the total is now $353. Nice going guys, please keep it up... :thumb:
     
  17. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Wow, up to $503 now with a very generous donation of $100 from Beren and $50 from Atmer. Thanks, guys. The first goal is reached, on to the second one! :thumb:

    I'm going to throw in an avatar/portrait + title for anyone who donates (and doesn't have one yet) as my way of thanking the contributors.
     
  18. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Thanks to a generous donation of $100 from Spellbound we're at $603 now. Let's make that second goal happen! :thumb:
     
  19. Aldeth the Foppish Idiot

    Aldeth the Foppish Idiot Armed with My Mallet O' Thinking Veteran

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    I just saw this now - I was away all last week. Like reepnorp, I did not not even know he was sick. It just sucks. Like many others here, I never personally met Sir Bel, even though I lived less than 100 miles away from him. I feel terrible. It's also surprising how long it's been since he was regularly active on the site. Just looking at the reponses, pretty much everyone who remembers them has a join date in the early 2000s.
     
  20. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    I've known about it for quite some time but Bel didn't want to make any announcements about it here so I've only shared it with a handful of SP staff. Even though Bel hasn't posted much in the last few years, we've been in regular contact behind the scenes and he was a big part of making sure that SP could operate smoothly, so he's never really "left" like most people who stop posting regularly.
     
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