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Rest in Peace, Mr Adams
« on: December 27, 2016, 05:30:19 PM »
Richard Adams, the author of our beloved Watership Down died at the age of 96 :(

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-38446309


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« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2016, 06:05:26 PM »
I just found out and was actually going to spread the news of this tragedy!!!

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Rest in Peace Richard Adams

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 :inle-movie Author and Creator of the World of Watership Down. :(

I'm too shocked and too sad to express my words as of now. A moment of silence may be best for those such as myself in mourning. Dang, I need time... I can't think straight. I'll need to pray and rest first before I write a Eulogy. This has depressed my day.
Dang this is saddening.

Thank you Richard Adams... *Hugs*
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« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2016, 06:15:14 PM »
Hraka! This year doesn't fail to get worse, even though it's almost over. :(

The silver lining is that he died after enjoying a long life (not everybody lives to 96) and he will be long remembered thanks to his art. Rest in Peace, Richard Adams.
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« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2016, 06:20:54 PM »
I just saw this on the news. Shocked and saddened, especially since he will never get to see the new adaptation. But he gave us so much with his talent. Rest in Peace Richard Adams
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« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2016, 06:31:53 PM »
I knew this was coming. Even just a couple years ago, he was a really old fellow and it had to happen sooner or later. Still, I hoped it wouldn't happen and it's a shock to me regardless, when people are suddenly just gone. Can't help but think of when Brian Jacques passed. I honestly don't know what to say. The feelings don't have words.

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« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2016, 06:37:25 PM »
Rest in Peace. And thanks for all the wonders :(

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« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2016, 06:56:37 PM »
I really always wanted to meet him. He is the best story teller out there. I'm a bit teared up after herring the news. Rest in peace. :inle-movie
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« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2016, 07:21:37 PM »
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I just don't know what to say.
Rest in Peace, Mr Adams.
And thank you for your great works of literature.
You will not be forgotten.
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« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2016, 07:39:34 PM »
I am very saddened to hear about this. I have been worried about hearing this news for the past couple of years now, and now that the news has hit, I feel very deeply saddened by it. Rest in Peace Mr. Adams, you will be missed.

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« Reply #9 on: December 27, 2016, 07:53:23 PM »
Quote from: Embemxrabbit on Dec 27 2016, 01:20:54 PM
I just saw this on the news. Shocked and saddened, especially since he will never get to see the new adaptation. But he gave us so much with his talent. Rest in Peace Richard Adams
He would have wanted to see the new movie of Watership  down , probably because of that he had strength, but the project was delayed. Now he can only enjoy it from the sky.

The important thing is that he had a long and happy life. That is the most important thing in this whole thing.  
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« Reply #10 on: December 27, 2016, 10:04:30 PM »
Words are powerful, but when describing events like this, fail miserably.

Richard Adams has died, as all humans do, but indelible are the marks he left behind. Each of us has been affected by his work. This is my joy in the sorrow.
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« Reply #11 on: December 27, 2016, 10:51:16 PM »
RIP, Richard Adams. What a great age. Thank you for creating the world of Watership Down, as well your many other achievements.
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« Reply #12 on: December 28, 2016, 01:27:44 AM »
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Words are powerful, but when describing events like this, fail miserably.
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It seems I am unable to write the Eulogy I was planning to write tonight for him. My words are failing me and I am afraid that my words will be improper and rude for his memory, so I won't do it for it is too risky and out of respect for this beloved Author. Sorry, Everyone and Mr. Adams. :(
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« Reply #13 on: December 28, 2016, 05:31:49 AM »
I heard about this. Very unfortunate. He was a great writer.
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« Reply #14 on: December 28, 2016, 05:43:44 AM »
:(

As if 2016 couldn't get worse, we lost Richard Adams too?!
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