RIP Mandela

  • Page

    of 6 First / Last

    Previous
  • cheeky_prawnking 5 Dec 2013 21:49:54 3,795 posts
    Seen 1 hour ago
    Registered 3 years ago
    Nelson Mandela has died
  • cheeky_prawnking 5 Dec 2013 21:50:22 3,795 posts
    Seen 1 hour ago
    Registered 3 years ago
    Thought he was deserving of his own thread.

    Edited by cheeky_prawnking at 21:50:33 05-12-2013
  • mal 5 Dec 2013 21:51:35 21,949 posts
    Seen 6 minutes ago
    Registered 12 years ago
    Ah shit, really? Thought he wouldn't get out of hospital last time, but still, fuck.

    Edit: Ah, he pretty much didn't. Great man, a hero of mine really.

    Edited by mal at 21:53:58 05-12-2013

    Cubby didn't know how to turn off sigs!

  • unicorn69 5 Dec 2013 21:53:59 81 posts
    Seen 2 months ago
    Registered 1 year ago
    :(

    Notice: If you notice this notice you will notice that this notice is not worth noticing.

  • cheeky_prawnking 5 Dec 2013 21:54:02 3,795 posts
    Seen 1 hour ago
    Registered 3 years ago
    Yeah BBC just cut to an broadcast from President Zuma
  • Syrette 5 Dec 2013 21:54:46 41,823 posts
    Seen 55 minutes ago
    Registered 11 years ago
    Isn't his biopic film out soon? Wonder if they'll want to delay it a little.

  • localnotail 5 Dec 2013 21:56:36 23,093 posts
    Seen 2 months ago
    Registered 5 years ago
    A true fighter, to the end. Rest in peace Nelson, you were a great man.

    A strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

  • Whizzo 5 Dec 2013 21:57:01 42,760 posts
    Seen 1 hour ago
    Registered 12 years ago
    President Zuma just announced it on live TV.

    Not a surprise he's finally succumbed to his age and illness but at the same time it's a shock. RIP Nelson.

    This space left intentionally blank.

  • superdelphinus 5 Dec 2013 21:57:06 7,265 posts
    Seen 40 minutes ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    Good night Madiba :(
  • StarchildHypocrethes 5 Dec 2013 21:58:23 24,559 posts
    Seen 1 hour ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    Aww, that's sad :(

    RIP. A properly great man.
  • Whizzo 5 Dec 2013 21:58:38 42,760 posts
    Seen 1 hour ago
    Registered 12 years ago
    Syrette wrote:
    Isn't his biopic film out soon? Wonder if they'll want to delay it a little.
    UK premiere was tonight, it came out in SA last week, it'll be interesting to see what the film studio does.

    Edit: Hopefully they're a bit more considerate of the news than this idiot.

    Nikki Finke ‏@NikkiFinke 11m
    R.I.P. Nelson Mandela, subject of Weinstein Cos Idris Elba-starrer 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' which opened Nov 29 and has awards buzz.
    Edited by Whizzo at 22:04:34 05-12-2013

    This space left intentionally blank.

  • swede 5 Dec 2013 22:03:57 367 posts
    Seen 4 hours ago
    Registered 12 years ago
    :'(

    I'm going to listen to Hope Joanna a few times now and remind myself what he stood up for...
  • Megapocalypse 5 Dec 2013 22:04:38 5,228 posts
    Seen 7 hours ago
    Registered 10 years ago
    Wow. 10 posts and no jokes/puns. Disappointing.

    RIP. :(
  • Dirtbox 5 Dec 2013 22:09:54 76,334 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 12 years ago
    A great man, I honestly can't think of anyone who approaches his stature in present times. A real hero.

    +1 / Like / Tweet this post

  • Arrr9 5 Dec 2013 22:11:07 398 posts
    Seen 2 weeks ago
    Registered 5 years ago
    A great man, very sorry to heart about this. Twenty seven years and then Winnie to look forward to - about as committed as you can be !
  • CharlieStCloud 5 Dec 2013 22:12:23 4,671 posts
    Seen 8 hours ago
    Registered 4 years ago
    27 years in jail for doing the right thing.

    ... TWENTY SEVEN YEARS!

    : (

    He is a real hero.

    And a real human being.
  • senso-ji 5 Dec 2013 22:13:05 5,314 posts
    Seen 1 hour ago
    Registered 6 years ago
    One of the greatest political figures of all time. RIP.
  • Jono62 5 Dec 2013 22:17:49 13,628 posts
    Seen 5 hours ago
    Registered 6 years ago
    RIP Nelson Mandela. Such a great man.
  • Arrr9 5 Dec 2013 22:18:14 398 posts
    Seen 2 weeks ago
    Registered 5 years ago
    CharlieStCloud wrote:
    27 years in jail for doing the right thing.

    ... TWENTY SEVEN YEARS!

    : (

    He is a real hero.

    And a real human being.
    It's pretty mind boggling to think of it, I'm guessing the average age of forum posters on here is about 25 - 35 so it's basically their lifetime.
  • ZuluHero 5 Dec 2013 22:22:59 3,663 posts
    Seen 3 hours ago
    Registered 8 years ago
    What a life though, 95 years and everything he did, saw, fought for and went through. If we can achieve even half of that selflessness in our own lifetime then we'll be doing alright.
  • Zizoo 5 Dec 2013 22:26:54 7,705 posts
    Seen 5 hours ago
    Registered 5 years ago
    RIP
  • LionheartDJH 5 Dec 2013 22:32:11 19,295 posts
    Seen 2 days ago
    Registered 4 years ago
    Very sad news. A truly great and inspirational man. RIP.

    She dives for cheese pasties

  • senso-ji 5 Dec 2013 22:34:27 5,314 posts
    Seen 1 hour ago
    Registered 6 years ago
    I remember seeing him in Leeds 12 years ago when he visited the city and made an honorary freeman. There was a huge crowd packed into a small space but everyone cheered as loud as they could when he stepped on stage and gave his speech. He was frail from age even back then but his natural charisma was still present and charmed the whole audience.

    I'm still in shock. He was one of the most important men in history and I got to see and hear him live.
  • Zizoo 5 Dec 2013 22:34:59 7,705 posts
    Seen 5 hours ago
    Registered 5 years ago
    Tomorrow morning should be interesting here in SA.
  • Ginger 5 Dec 2013 22:35:02 6,808 posts
    Seen 9 hours ago
    Registered 12 years ago
    senso-ji wrote:
    One of the greatest political figures of all time. RIP.
    One of the greatest people of all time full stop.

    London open taekwondo champion

  • Youthist 5 Dec 2013 22:38:25 9,896 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 8 years ago
    I can't believe they made him go to Leeds, after his prison sentence.

    BBC coverage is really doing well. Great tribute. And very sad.

    Think of how stupid the average person is, and realise half of them are stupider than that

  • RyanDS 5 Dec 2013 22:39:35 8,699 posts
    Seen 3 hours ago
    Registered 5 years ago
    When I was 15 in South Africa and he was elected I remember the fear we as whites had of him. The fear of reprisals and revenge. I am sad I judged him like that. He turned out to be such an amazing man and an inspiration to millions all around the world. If any human had ever been deserving of sainthood it is him.

    RIP Madiba.
  • DavyP 5 Dec 2013 22:41:49 117 posts
    Seen 3 hours ago
    Registered 10 months ago
    His past has some definite question marks over it that can't be excused. On a positive note he did do some good, but being from Northern Ireland I haven't the time of day for reformed terrorists.
  • mcmonkeyplc 5 Dec 2013 22:42:14 38,899 posts
    Seen 8 hours ago
    Registered 11 years ago
    :(

    No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.

    A truly great man, our beacon of hope in a desperate world. RIP Nelson Mandela.

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • StarchildHypocrethes 5 Dec 2013 22:43:43 24,559 posts
    Seen 1 hour ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    senso-ji wrote:
    I remember seeing him in Leeds 12 years ago when he visited the city and made an honorary freeman. There was a huge crowd packed into a small space but everyone cheered as loud as they could when he stepped on stage and gave his speech. He was frail from age even back then but his natural charisma was still present and charmed the whole audience.
    "Thank you the people of Liverpool!" :D

    Slightly confused but utterly inspirational.
  • Page

    of 6 First / Last

    Previous
Log in or register to reply