RIP Mark E Smith

Do talk back
User avatar
billy
A pound
Posts: 1497
Joined: 19 Aug 2014, 23:47
Location: Dulag luft

RIP Mark E Smith

Postby billy » 24 Jan 2018, 19:52

FALL NEWS:

The day I've been dreading.

"It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Mark E. Smith. He passed this morning at home.... 1/2

More
"... A more detailed statement will follow in the next few days. In the meantime, Pam & Mark’s family request privacy at this sad time." 2/2

Pam Van Damned
The Fall - manager
mantochanga wrote:Dave Bartram from Showaddywaddy - on telly every week, but most people didn't even know his name. No burdening us with his issues or personal life, just a straightforward entertainer. Navvy!

User avatar
Minnie the Minx
funky thigh collector
Posts: 29418
Joined: 29 Dec 2006, 16:00
Location: In the naughty North and in the sexy South

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby Minnie the Minx » 24 Jan 2018, 19:55

Oh no.
Sorry John. I know he meant the world to you.
You come at the Queen, you best not miss.

Dr Markus wrote:
Someone in your line of work usually as their own man cave aka the shed we're they can potter around fixing stuff or something don't they?

User avatar
Moleskin
Posts: 14451
Joined: 18 Feb 2004, 12:38
Location: We began to notice that we could be free, And we moved together to the West.

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby Moleskin » 24 Jan 2018, 19:56

RIP
@hewsim
-the artist formerly known as comrade moleskin-
-the unforgettable waldo jeffers-

Jug Band Music
my own music

User avatar
bobzilla77
Posts: 15634
Joined: 23 Jun 2006, 02:56
Location: Dilute! Dilute! OK!

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby bobzilla77 » 24 Jan 2018, 19:58

That's really too bad. He was one of a kind. I've been catching to the Fall for the last 12 years and probably will be in 12 more years time.

I also have to respect that he was up there giving what he could up to his last days.
Jimbo wrote:The Natural Times said no matter, essentially we are all doomed.


User avatar
Goat Boy
Bogarting the joint
Posts: 31654
Joined: 20 Mar 2007, 12:11
Location: In the perfumed garden

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby Goat Boy » 24 Jan 2018, 19:59

I just phoned the lass to tell her. i didn't want her finding out online. I think she the Fall more than 20 times. her brothers a huge fan too.

RIP to a one of a kind.
Copehead wrote:I have never seen anything that doesn't convince me that Joe Average people who vote Conservative are fundamentally too thick to understand the world



The Modernist wrote:Griff writes the best political posts.

User avatar
Jeemo
Posts: 20477
Joined: 21 Jul 2003, 23:17
Location: ????

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby Jeemo » 24 Jan 2018, 20:01

I wasn't a fan but he was a unique bugger. rip
Image So Long Kid, Take A Bow.

User avatar
BOLLY BEE
hounds people off the board
Posts: 16780
Joined: 24 Apr 2007, 23:21
Location: pursued by the enraged queen

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby BOLLY BEE » 24 Jan 2018, 20:02

I'm shaking like a leaf. This is dreadful news, I thought he was on the mend.

I might write more later.

RIP Mark you bastard x
Copehead wrote:Rather amusingly I remembered a very expensive 3* meal I ate that did disappoint slightly

User avatar
nathan
submitted for your approval
Posts: 8020
Joined: 18 Nov 2003, 23:32
Location: Minneapolis
Contact:

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby nathan » 24 Jan 2018, 20:03

NoooooOOOO!!!

:(

User avatar
Harvey K-Tel
Long Player
Posts: 39591
Joined: 16 Jul 2003, 23:20
Location: 1220 on your AM dial

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 24 Jan 2018, 20:04

Ah shit. I knew he wasn't well, but didn't realise it was as bad as that. RIP MES.
If you've got nothing to do, don't do it here.

User avatar
Jeff K
The Original K
Posts: 32690
Joined: 16 Jul 2003, 23:08
Location: Pennsylvania USA
Contact:

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby Jeff K » 24 Jan 2018, 20:04

Gutted. I thought he's live to be 90.
the science eel experiment wrote:Jesus Christ can't save BCB, i believe i can.

User avatar
Belle Lettre
Éminence grise
Posts: 15366
Joined: 09 Oct 2008, 07:16
Location: Antiterra

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby Belle Lettre » 24 Jan 2018, 20:05

Oh hell, I'm sorry :(
Nikki Gradual wrote:
Get a fucking grip you narcissistic cretins.

User avatar
Violent Phlegm
Fucking Crackers
Posts: 14591
Joined: 31 Aug 2003, 01:28
Location: South Penriff
Contact:

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby Violent Phlegm » 24 Jan 2018, 20:11

Fucks sake. :(
Wadesmith wrote:Why is it that when there's a 'What do you think of this?' post, it's always absolute cobblers?

User avatar
Insouciant Western People
Posts: 24624
Joined: 23 Jul 2003, 13:31
Location: The pit of propaganda

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby Insouciant Western People » 24 Jan 2018, 20:13

Bugger. I knew he'd been very ill, but it's still very sad to hear he's gone.

Music, England and Salford have lost one of their great characters and artists.

RIP Mark, thanks for everything.
Jeff K wrote:Nick's still the man! No one has been as consistent as he has been over such a long period of time.

User avatar
mantochanga
Posts: 1537
Joined: 02 Jul 2009, 13:26

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby mantochanga » 24 Jan 2018, 20:13

Oh no.

User avatar
Vic Snazell-Sprey
Utter Cad
Posts: 50712
Joined: 16 Jul 2003, 21:22
Location: 16 Beasley Street

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby Vic Snazell-Sprey » 24 Jan 2018, 20:15

Gutted. A true maverick. RIP, MES.
Little Jim was no-one's fool - he owned the town's only jam butty mine.

User avatar
Vic Snazell-Sprey
Utter Cad
Posts: 50712
Joined: 16 Jul 2003, 21:22
Location: 16 Beasley Street

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby Vic Snazell-Sprey » 24 Jan 2018, 20:16

OCT wrote:I'm shaking like a leaf. This is dreadful news, I thought he was on the mend.

I might write more later.

RIP Mark you bastard x


:(
Little Jim was no-one's fool - he owned the town's only jam butty mine.

User avatar
Toby
Arsehole all Erect
Posts: 22835
Joined: 28 Jul 2003, 23:13
Contact:

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby Toby » 24 Jan 2018, 20:19

Oh no. One of a kind.

Cab it up in heaven.

User avatar
Quaco
F R double E
Posts: 46603
Joined: 16 Jul 2003, 19:41

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby Quaco » 24 Jan 2018, 20:23

Terrible news - RIP.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

User avatar
Count Machuki
BCB Cup Champion 2013
Posts: 37746
Joined: 11 Jun 2005, 15:28
Location: ~84 bpm

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby Count Machuki » 24 Jan 2018, 20:25

holy shit.


(so sorry, John)
Let U be the set of all united sets, K be the set of the kids and D be the set of things divided.
Then it follows that ∀ k ∈ K: K ∈ U ⇒ k ∉ D

User avatar
Nervous Ned
Posts: 1448
Joined: 22 Aug 2003, 11:19
Location: Close To The Veg

Re: RIP Mark E Smith

Postby Nervous Ned » 24 Jan 2018, 20:28

Awful news ... for a spell The Fall were utterly unique ...