Total Biscuit has died of cancer aged 33

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by Mockmaster » Fri Oct 16, 2015 5:44 pm

I can't handle gooseberry fool like this.

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by Meep » Fri Oct 16, 2015 6:19 pm

The horrible thing about cancer is its sheer utter randomness. You can try to live as cleanly as humanly possible, avoid all the main hazards and still get it either because of dumb luck or because you happened to be cursed at birth with a genetic susceptibility.

I would like to hope that something comes along that could help him but in reality the development of new treatments can take decades.

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by Fuzzy Dunlop » Fri Oct 16, 2015 6:33 pm

Horrible news :(

If I was him I'd definitely try ayahuasca, it's been known to cure cancer. It's obviously not guaranteed to work but what you got to lose in that situation? Just a quick search bought up the following:

http://www.maps.org/news-letters/v08n3/08322top.html

He had liver cancer too.

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by Ironhide » Fri Oct 16, 2015 6:50 pm

Meep wrote:The horrible thing about cancer is its sheer utter randomness. You can try to live as cleanly as humanly possible, avoid all the main hazards and still get it either because of dumb luck or because you happened to be cursed at birth with a genetic susceptibility.

I would like to hope that something comes along that could help him but in reality the development of new treatments can take decades.


My grandmothers on both sides of the family died from cancer, one with lung cancer (in her late 60's/early 70's), the other with ovarian cancer (mid 40's, she never saw any of her grandchildren :cry: ), both smoked though.

I don't smoke and am not female so I dodged those two particular bullets (I realise that a non-smoker can get lung cancer but it's not very common).

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by Brerlappin » Fri Oct 16, 2015 10:29 pm

Ironhide wrote:31 is no age to find out you have untreatable cancer, poor bloke must be going through hell.

Brerlappin wrote:If the natural remedis story is true tho, hes an idiot. Look at Steve Jobs, strawberry floating mega millionaire, and all his natural remedies couldnt do diddly gooseberry fool for Cancer. If the richest man in the world cant bribe cancer off by waving some strawberry floating Holistic teabags at it, then what chance does joe soap have? go to a strawberry floating Hospital, for christs sake.


I agree but chemo/radiotherapy is a scary and horrible treatment as it makes you feel extremely ill so I see why some people would consider alternatives, I personally wouldn't hesitate to have the most effective treatment though as that's the only real chance of beating a truly awful illness.


My wifes Mother was diagnosed with thyroid cancer back in like 2010, so yeah I know how rough the chemo side effects are. But she's still alive and fine so ill take a few months worth of feeling like gooseberry fool over being dead forever

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by Roonmastor » Tue Oct 20, 2015 12:17 pm

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Falsey wrote:Is that true? Im pretty sure the story was that he just ignored his bleeding arsehole for the best part of a year, and then as soon as he found out he hit the chemo hard. I dont recall this natural remedy stuff at all.

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Yeah, I don't remember anything about homeopathic treatments, but I could be wrong.

BTW, bleeding arseholes should always be taken seriously. A couple of years ago I had the full bumhole examination in hospital - a camera up the arse, the live broadcast of which I watched on a huge flat screen next to the bed. Luckily nothing untoward was found - just run of the mill hemorrhoids which can sometimes bleed if I strain too hard on the loo. I was checked out by three lovely female nurses who'd all seen it all before and were fantastically reassuring and professional (and thorough).

Bleeding from the bum can sometimes be an early warning of serious prostate issues, so alway, always, always get it checked out ASAP. It's more common in older men, but not unheard of in younger men. See your local doctor first, speak frankly, and if he/she is sufficiently concerned (after an initial examination in the surgery - yes, the finger up the arse routine) they'll refer you to your nearest suitable hospital for a full endoscopic examination. Nothing to worry about - it's not a painful process, just a little uncomfortable. Absolutely worth doing.


I'm 29 and just had this done (endoscopic this morning, twice, don't ask) and I'd call it fairly uncomfortable, but totally the right thing to do if there is blood. Doubly glad I did in light of this story, which is awful for TB.

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by jiggles » Tue Oct 20, 2015 12:25 pm

I assume this was an existing concern, and not some mad dash to get probed in light of this story?

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by Mafro » Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:43 pm

Sounds like he's pretty much strawberry floated.


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by <]:^D » Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:45 pm

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by Garth » Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:54 pm

Damn, that's awful. Bloody cancer, man.

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by Gemini73 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:19 pm

Only listened to a few of his podcasts, but not enough to get a real grasp on his politics. Seems he is very much a marmite YT personality.

Regardless, this is awful news. No age at all.

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by Venom » Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:28 pm

Jesus Christ, poor man.
When you're at the experimental trials stage it means the situation is so bad that it can't do any worst to you.

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by Bleachyleachy » Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:34 pm

Bummer. Seems like there's little hope

I've also personally never understood the amount of hatred the guy gets. Fair enough if you don't enjoy his content but I've always been puzzled by how personal people get over him. (I've never enjoyed Caddicarus or PeanutButterGamer but have never hated them for it)

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by Saint of Killers » Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:45 pm

Bleachyleachy wrote:Bummer. Seems like there's little hope

I've also personally never understood the amount of hatred the guy gets. Fair enough if you don't enjoy his content but I've always been puzzled by how personal people get over him. (I've never enjoyed Caddicarus or PeanutButterGamer but have never hated them for it)


Part of is to do with his defending and signal boosting Gamergaters.

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by Ironhide » Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:33 pm

I still don't actually know what Gamergate was.

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by Mafro » Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:39 pm

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by Karl » Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:40 pm

Ironhide wrote:I still don't actually know what Gamergate was.

It was essentially a small but shrill group of right-wingers - predominantly angry young white men - getting very upset at "SJWs" and pretending that had something to do with videogame journalism.

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by Gemini73 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:10 pm

Mafro wrote:Image

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by Saint of Killers » Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:34 pm

Saint of Killers wrote:
Bleachyleachy wrote:Bummer. Seems like there's little hope

I've also personally never understood the amount of hatred the guy gets. Fair enough if you don't enjoy his content but I've always been puzzled by how personal people get over him. (I've never enjoyed Caddicarus or PeanutButterGamer but have never hated them for it)


Part of is to do with his defending and signal boosting Gamergaters.


Additional: downplaying abuse and affects of abuse on Gamergate victims were receiving.

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by Tafdolphin » Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:53 am

Saint of Killers wrote:
Saint of Killers wrote:
Bleachyleachy wrote:Bummer. Seems like there's little hope

I've also personally never understood the amount of hatred the guy gets. Fair enough if you don't enjoy his content but I've always been puzzled by how personal people get over him. (I've never enjoyed Caddicarus or PeanutButterGamer but have never hated them for it)


Part of is to do with his defending and signal boosting Gamergaters.


Additional: downplaying abuse and affects of abuse on Gamergate victims were receiving.


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Tried to resist coming in here, cancer is strawberry floating terrible, but yeah. He's not a nice guy (Alexander was doxxed by TBs followers as a result of the above which happened apropros of absolutely strawberry floating nothing).

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