Mike has passed away.

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Post by ericD13 » Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:38 pm

So sad
My heart is with his family
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Post by drewfx1 » Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:42 pm

Sad news. He created this virtual world that became such a real part of so many of our lives. RIP.

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Post by mondoking » Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:43 pm

I've only used this site for 2 years and have found it to be nothing but useful. I never met Mike, but I supported the patreon out of respect for what he was doing. I am sad.

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Post by JRock » Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:44 pm

RIP Mike. I doubt there'd be an AniModule without you and MuffWiggler.
Thanks

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Post by Maffez » Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:47 pm

My condolences.

Never met him but am so indebted to this forum and its wealth of information without which I would never dared to venture into synth modding.

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Post by isi909 » Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:48 pm

Thrue story
drewfx1 wrote: He created this virtual world that became such a real part of so many of our lives. .

I wish the family and friends a lot of strength
big things he created...! R.I.P Mike

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Post by milkshake » Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:48 pm

My condolences to family and friends.
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Post by gruvsyco » Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:52 pm

I probably would never have had the courage to step into the modular world were it not for this forum. I wouldn't know Mike in a lineup but his impact on me through this forum is tremendous whether it be knowledge imparted or music discovered or anything else.

I can't help but imagine that now he is free from body, he could and would check in on past, present and future wigglers and continue sharing in the gift he gave us all.

RIP Mike

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Post by itijik » Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:53 pm

So sad. RIP Mike, you did amazing :guinness:

Good vibes and comfort to Mike's family.

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Post by HowDoIKnow » Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:56 pm

What a terrible shock, so sad. May he rest in peace. MW was his place, and he made it mine and everyone else's.

My deepest condolences to his family. May they have a long and peaceful life.

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Post by Thonk Support » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:01 pm

strettara wrote:
Torn n Frayed wrote:RIP Mike. An idea perhaps, rename the site Mike's Page.
I was thinking Mike's Modules and More.
That's a nice idea.
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Post by ghostlyblues » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:02 pm

hi everyone. my name is Kira, I'm Mike's daughter. everything feels so surreal right now. I don't know what's going on. We aren't completely sure what happened, but he passed away in his sleep, and is now free of suffering. I will be taking all of his synths and musical instruments and I will do my best to make beautiful music with them. if anyone is close to him and is going to be in Ottawa on the weekend, please email me at kirajane@gmail.com
you guys made him so happy and this was his pride and joy. feel free to message me.
lots of love. Kira McGrath.

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Post by Faustgeist » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:02 pm

Rest in Peace Mike.

You have created a community which means a lot to me. I have been educated and inspired by so many Muff Members.

I hope to help others here as we all move forward,

~Robin
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Post by Stereotactixxx » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:02 pm

Truly sad. His memory will however live on among us who are part of this wonderful community that he created for us to talk about cats.

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Post by Macron » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:03 pm

RIP Mike Mcgrath

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Post by jah_vengeance » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:05 pm

Damn sorry to hear this. If there is any collection for his family I'd be happy to contribute.

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Post by Pelsea » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:06 pm

Mike's passing makes me sad. I admire him for choosing to make this forum a friendly and ethical place rather than go for the millions like what's-his-face and the other guy.
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Post by HIMA » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:08 pm

This is truly awful. I hope his family knows they could ask anything of us in their time of need
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Post by Carci » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:09 pm

Merci Mike,
Repose en paix.
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Post by noisefor » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:22 pm

sorry to hear this sad news. i never knew the man, but this place/community has given me so so much. i am eternally grateful to all who made it happen and continue to make it happen. THANK YOU!!!

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Post by buzzbuzz » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:29 pm

Sending big love to family, friends, and everyone here in this wonderful community Mr. Muff created.
Mike may be gone physically, but his efforts will live on through all of us.
Wherever you are today I hope you have/had a nice wiggle in our fallen Patron's honour.

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Post by Precarious » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:31 pm

Horrible news. I did not know him but truly value his contribution to the modular community. I hope this forum never disappears and remains his enduring legacy.

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Post by danishchairs » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:33 pm

Very sad to hear this news. My condolences and best wishes to his family and friends.

Without Muffs, I might not be as invested as I am in sound, music, electronics, etc. This community/forum is the hub of how I share those interests and participate in what others are doing.

Other people are necessary for helping us develop our interests and passions. We need a place to get and give feedback. Thanks, Mike, for knowing that and acting on it for all of our benefit.

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Post by pulplogic » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:37 pm

So very sad. This is a special place. Thank You

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Post by Old Bruce » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:37 pm

Sorry to hear of this. Belated thanks for setting up this site and running it. I learned a tonne because of that.

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