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    Now Billy Mays has died

    The Oxiclean guy. What the heck is going on with everyone dying?

    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,529328,00.html

    DEVELOPING: Television pitchman Billy Mays who built his fame by appearing on commercials and infomercials promoting household products and gadgets died Sunday, MyFOXTampa.com reports.
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    I just saw that too as I was watching him on Pitchmen. This has been a crazy week. Billy was only 50 years old. RIP Billy. I'll miss watching your commercials all night long when I can't fall asleep.
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    How sad, another 50 year old passing.

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    Re: Now Billy Mays has died

    Sad to hear. Was just watching Baseball Tonight and Kruk said it, accidentally I think.

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    OMG! I was just watching the "Pitchmen" rerun!

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    Re: Now Billy Mays has died

    Quote Originally Posted by nate View Post
    OMG! I was just watching the "Pitchmen" rerun!

    Me too. Kind of creepy when you're watching something on TV and then find out the person just died as you're watching their show.
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    This honestly depresses me more than any of the other recent deaths. Billy was a cult icon in my various circles, especially between my Dad and I. He was damn entertaining.
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    Re: Now Billy Mays has died

    Quote Originally Posted by Reds4Life View Post
    What the heck is going on with everyone dying?
    Happens to the best of us.

    All joking aside, he was darn good at what he did, and too young to go. Condolences to his family.
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    Re: Now Billy Mays has died

    I had a thought of this happening yesterday. Swear on my father's grave.

    Maybe it was because everyone was dying and I saw him on t.v., but I was thinking about this yesterday.

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    Well, obviously Swayze is in bad shape and I read where Walter Cronkite was on his deathbed a few days ago. While we're at it I haven't heard or seen Gene Hackman in awhile. You hate to be morbid about it but you do start guessing who's next after awhile.

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    Re: Now Billy Mays has died

    Quote Originally Posted by Dom Heffner View Post
    I had a thought of this happening yesterday. Swear on my father's grave.

    Maybe it was because everyone was dying and I saw him on t.v., but I was thinking about this yesterday.
    I had a friend do the same exact thing. When there was stuff being said about the celebrities dying, a Billy Mays commercial came on TV and he was like "Well what now? Is Billy Mays going to die next?" Kinda creepy.
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    Re: Now Billy Mays has died

    I guess Vince is the only pitchman now
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    I was just watching Billy and the bug cannon!

    Way more important to me than the other deaths.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Servo View Post
    This honestly depresses me more than any of the other recent deaths. Billy was a cult icon in my various circles, especially between my Dad and I. He was damn entertaining.
    Quote Originally Posted by LoganBuck View Post
    I was just watching Billy and the bug cannon!

    Way more important to me than the other deaths.

    RIP Billy

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    Everybody wear your blue shirts tomorrow for Billy.
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