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I Am Shocked That Billy Mays Was Found Dead

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    Well i made a group about this already, i am just in total shock that he was dead. He was only 50 years old. It is just shocking with all these deaths going on. He will be remembered as the oxy man! at least to me!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    I Was So Disappointed And Saddened...

    He was the best salesman ever. And you could tell that he really had happiness and joy inside, not just a camera smile. That's what made him such a joy to watch. :) Rest In Peace, Billy.
    MidKnightStorm13 MidKnightStorm13 22-25, F May 8, 2013

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    Because of Cocaine

    I am shocked that Billy Mays was found dead because he seemed like a healthy person. Then what is even more shocking is to find out that cocaine contribute to his death because who would have guessed that he was a coke head!
    tampabaybucsfan tampabaybucsfan 22-25, M Aug 10, 2009

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    Commercials

    When I was younger I used to be so drawn into those commercials where he would advertize OXI CLEAN. I adored him and his voice, I felt that he was such a nice honest guy, in a sense I actually kind of admired him. It felt like he was preaching how he like used to shout...
    ihaveep ihaveep 18-21, F Sep 2, 2009

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    What?!?! Billy Mays Is Dead?!?! Noooo!!!

     (SOB) I can't Believe Billy Mays is Dead! He was my Most favouritest guy on the commercials! But now I bet that damn "Shamwow Guy" is trying to replace Billy Mays! NO ONE CAN EVER REPLACE THE GREAT BILLY MAYS! (Sniff) I still can't believe Billy Mays is...
    LadyMysterios LadyMysterios 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2009

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    America's Famous Pitchman

    Found dead in his home today by his wife. Another death..that makes me a bit sad. I liked him and his soap box style of selling products. He was only 50 yrs old..
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 5 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    It Was Odd

    When I heard about it I was a little stunned.I grew up watching this guy on tv. I thought he was cool.RIP Billy Mays
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F Jan 25, 2011

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    I used to watch television advertisements with Billy Mays, and I always liked him. Whenever one of his advertisements came on the television, I would always stop whatever I was...
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    At the worst time in my life. Family, friends, being a role model, love and neighbors. We moved a lot growing up. There was always an important reason why we had to move. Me & my...
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    If I die, my family will miss me. I feel expend-used up, and as if I’ve been given the curse of emotional pain and bullying. As an adult, I find it ridiculous to say, I’m a...
    Hiddenintheleaves Hiddenintheleaves 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    If I die, my family will miss me. I feel expend-used up, and as if I’ve been given the curse of emotional pain and bullying. As an adult, I find it ridiculous to say, I’m a...
    Hiddenintheleaves Hiddenintheleaves 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I wonder what it's like to not wish I was never born constantly throughout the day. I can't have always been like this...
    Verndari Verndari 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I literally felt as if I was an alien walking amongst 'normal' human life. My first high school was one of the most traumatic parts of my past. It was such a hard time of my...
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    I want to write this for anyone going through this. I want people to know that you are not allow. When I was younger my Grandfather on my mothers side went to jail for hitting...
    StarFishAndDangos StarFishAndDangos 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    WHY YES........I LOVE BILLYMADISONJ!!!!!!!!
    BillyMadisonJ BillyMadisonJ 31-35, M 12 Responses Oct 9

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    I wish I was dead everyday of my life. I have had suicidal thoughts and tendencies since I was 11 years old. My parents divorced when I was 1 year old. Ever since I could remember...
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    Worst part of being Catfished is you are left with false hope. I feel like It's like bringing in a stray dog letting him get comfortable by the warm fire and just when he thinks...
    onlywhenloney onlywhenloney 41-45, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Truthfully where I'm from African american girls are found unattractive so I'm purely shocked when I get complemented on ep or irl
    Stormbreaker101 Stormbreaker101 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 25

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    I was recently told about a time when I was a baby (about 7 months) My sisters Laila (12) and Sara (10) had been playing with me in their room. My sister Eve (8) came in and was...
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    At 19 years old, you don't think you found the guy you wanna spend the rest of your life with. I sure as hell didn't. At 19, I was just worried about working and making money, that...
    missmorgan3400 missmorgan3400 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    Although I am fairly new to EP, it already feels so comfortable to me. I have met some great people and learned so much about others and their struggles. That is the beauty of EP...
    Leopard3487 Leopard3487 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I have lost my whole family when I was around 18. one by one in a very short while, also had to move away from my home and went to live alone. I was very protected as a child but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 29

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    It was a cold night, I was feeling very empty and hopeless. Pride had become a very huge issue in my life, given the hand I'd been dealt it was only natural to build myself up and...
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    A few months ago, when I was helping move my boyfriend in to college, I got a call from my mom. She said that one of my friend had been diagnosed with Leukemia. She told me it was...
    HeadCase777 HeadCase777 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I could never tell that a guy liked me. I was just oblivious and still kinda am. Some guy started liking me a few years ago and complimenting my clothes and said I looked really...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I manifest connection to all the projective demons possessed in the thoughts being used by my psychic attackers so be it in christ amen, I surrender love and joy and thanks for...
    verndewd verndewd 41-45 Sep 30

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    I am personally not easily shocked and am able to keep s calm demeanor and manor about everything, normally lol My daughters friend who looks nothing like her daddy, she's Native...
    Rena4 Rena4 31-35, F Oct 2

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    The last episode. The "strangers" raised an interesting point about morality, ethics and leadership. The axiom Hershel reiterated to Beth and Maggie "everyone has a job to do" is...
    Utnapishtim Utnapishtim 18-21 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    If someone said I was attractive, I'd be shocked. I'd ask if they were serious first because I know lots of people like to joke around with me. Then I'd ask if they were serious...
    BrightWhiteStars BrightWhiteStars 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    my content was removed from my last post because I wrote about being shocked that I met such a wonderful guy that has so much in common with me. Yet, people can constantly insult...
    BallinBae BallinBae 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Well, I would be, if anybody found me attractive
    lonelytechie lonelytechie 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Most of the music I grew up with was from the 60's and early 70's, even though I was not. I was made to listen to the music my mom listened to in high school... and I LOVED it! I...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Sep 29

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    I've always had self esteem issues and never felt like I deserve the compliments I get, so I am always very shocked when someone says they find me attractive
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 30

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    I used to be a writer. I used to be a philosopher. I used to be filled with hopes and dreams and light. I used to love passionately and deeply; my friends, my family, my boyfriend...
    HopefulBunny89 HopefulBunny89 22-25 2 Responses Oct 6

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    Mainly because im not attractive. Im never really "shocked" When people say it though. I just deny it and blush like crazy. When I look at myself I find myself ugly so I don't know...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    So shocked that I don't believe them. XD
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    I look like I'm 14 so guys are almost never attracted to me. The only guys that are even somewhat interested are way younger then me... So when people say im attractive that are my...
    tigersfan195 tigersfan195 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't have a lot of self hatred or anything I know my flaws and I try to work on them to better myself for myself so I can be happy but no matter how many flaws I fix I'll always...
    Plungeintoadream Plungeintoadream 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Except it's the exact opposite, I'm shocked when people DON'T find me attractive, I mean, look at me, I'M FRIGGIN HOT! XP
    Nix0 Nix0 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been able to communicate with the dead since I was a child. I think I'm haunted because everywhere I go, every home I live in I see the dead. Now my children are terrorized...
    BrownieJames83 BrownieJames83 31-35, F Sep 29

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    Numbness is something I feel most of the time. I don't feel anything at all then I start to ask myself.. .. Are you dead or alive? I don't know. I know I'm alive but I feel dead...
    PureLies PureLies 13-15, F a week ago

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    I'm 53 and have wished I were dead my whole life. I used to try to commit suicide but after failing 4 times I have given that up. I am resigned to the belief that I will live like...
    depressedrobin depressedrobin 51-55, F 4 Responses Sep 26

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    I was thinking that I needed to put the trash out one day late because of the holiday weekend. Then I realized it was just the season 5 premier of The Walking Dead. 
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    I can't stop talking about it! I have my Walking Dead food ready for tonight,I have my Walking Dead friend (Cali, wink wink) you know who you are ;) watching it with me!!! EXCITED...
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    I just wanted to say RIP to Sam, the kind of guy who just shouldn't have survived in the world of The Walking Dead for as long as he did. Hardly knew ya but I for one was sad to...
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    Hell I lived, still do, its enduring now. Everyday is the same, always alone, always unsure, always cold. I never knew what was wrong with me. I always got badly punished at home...