Mike has passed away.

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Mike has passed away.

Post by sduck » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:16 pm

Mike McGrath, aka Muff Wiggler, has passed away. He was the head admin and founder of this forum. I don't know many details, and nothing I want to share. This has been terrible news for me and many others.
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Post by ignatius » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:21 pm

it's incredibly sad. my heart goes out to his family.

i was just looking at his FB page and going through his pics and it's just terrible.

i'm glad to have known him and met him. i wish things were different. I'm just so sad about this.

RIP Mike Mcgrath

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Post by commodorejohn » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:28 pm

Aw man. Never interacted with him much myself, but I owe him for a great little community all the same.
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Post by mmelnick » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:32 pm

RIP Mike. I can’t believe it.
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Post by Samuron » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:32 pm

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Post by Joe. » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:33 pm

Thank you dude, for making your dream come true, creating a global community where people could share, learn and laugh.

You deserve the legacy you created, bringing thousands together.

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Post by vav » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:34 pm

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Post by magnetsandlasers » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:42 pm

Terrible news. All my thoughts go out to his friends and family. Thanks for all you did for this community. RIP

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Post by justin3am » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:43 pm

Oh man... Thanks for letting us know sduck. He leaves a hell of a legacy. Condolences to the family.
RIP Mike.
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Post by Kent » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:44 pm

The moderator and admin staff are going to take the needed time to get things in order and ensure the smoothest of possible transitions. It’ll be rough for a bit. No bueno.
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Post by fonik » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:44 pm

This comes like a shock. What a loss. I am sad at heart to hear this.
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Post by scozbor » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:45 pm

Thanks Mike. RIP

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Post by Peake » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:47 pm

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Post by doobedy » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:47 pm

commodorejohn wrote:I owe him for a great little community all the same.
We all do.

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Post by strettara » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:52 pm

This is heartbreaking. He was a generous soul and he created something that we all love. Rest in peace brother.
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Post by consumed » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:52 pm

fuck. so sorry to hear this. i hope the best for his family.

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Post by cleaninglady » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:52 pm

shocking sad news, a big loss to our community. condolences to Mikes close friends and family. thanks so much to all admins for their continued hard work.

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Post by tiny333 » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:53 pm

This is incredibly sad news . He was a wonderful kind and thoughtful man and it’s a great loss to the community.

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Post by phats » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:53 pm

Terrible news :(

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Post by LexTron6K » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:54 pm

Oh fuck. My heart aches for he and his family.

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Post by xpm » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:55 pm

Very sad news. My thoughts go out to his friends and family.

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Post by johnnymad » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:55 pm

Ugh. Saw the post on FB. RIP Mike.

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Post by sloth713 » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:56 pm

I don't know what to say other than may Mike rest in peace or rest in power (though never knowing him other than his posts here I assume he would rather rest in peace). I hope his family is well and will be able to cope with his loss in whatever amount of time is right. He was as my grandpa would say a "rare bird" and gave birth to such an awesome forum that became an even more awesome community (yes we have had our ebbs and flows but we have always continued to rise overall). I guess the only way I know to end this is by saying I love you all as family. Not a second distant family but a real ride or die family; yes we get annoyed at each other way too often but we always do/say what is best for each other, and will always have each other back. Us keeping muffs awesome will be Mike's greatest legacy and "don't be a douche bag" should be his digital epitaph for all us to read/remember daily.

But yeah I love you all and i think we all still love Mike (even in light of the recent drama)

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Post by exper » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:58 pm

How incredibly sad. Thanks for the community you’ve given us here, Mike. RIP.
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Post by Demi Jon » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:58 pm

Oh no -- this is very sad news for members of this forum, but even more so for his family and friends. I had a few brief interactions with him over the years and he was a complicated guy (aren't we all) but seemed to be trying his best to be a good human being.

My deepest sympathy to those who know and love him.

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