Billy Mays Gone

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Blog entry by PineInTheAsh posted 06-30-2009 01:29 AM 1327 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got a perverted kick out his infomercials.

Way too young; let’s be careful out there LumberJocks.

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#1 posted 06-30-2009 03:42 AM

I worked in broadcasting for 20 years…wrote, produced and voiced radio and television commercials for small town and big city businesses…it’s a high pressure life…and I’m sad to know he’s gone as well. He was a pro. But when it’s our time to go….we go. Not much we can do to stop it when it’s so sudden like that.

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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#2 posted 06-30-2009 03:44 AM

I feel for his family

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#3 posted 06-30-2009 04:47 AM

of all the deaths this week, he is definitely the one I’ll miss the most. He really seemed to have a passion for what he did.

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#4 posted 06-30-2009 04:56 AM

I saw several interviews with him and the british guy who co-starred in his show and they both were so different from other pitch men who hawk products solely to make money. They were very adamant about not selling anything that they did not see actually work for themselves. They can definitely be proud for standing up to all the actual crap out there and having some decency about what they sold and how they did it.

-- Steve, Vancouver, WA

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#5 posted 06-30-2009 06:14 AM

I think the Miller High Life Guy could give a 1 second speach at the wake.
It’s sad to se anyone go that young.

-- Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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#6 posted 06-30-2009 05:07 PM

even though his beard bothered me (cant really tell you why, it just did) i will miss seeing his commercials

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#7 posted 07-02-2009 10:07 PM

Man I loved the new show he was on “Pitch Men” it was really interesting how they ran the business behind the scenes.

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#8 posted 07-02-2009 10:14 PM

I worked with a guy that would come to work in the morning, & by mid afternoon, his beard looked like Billy’s.
He will be missed, his voice would make my head turn, no matter what I was doing.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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