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RIP Eric Bristow

Postby The Knowledge » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:35 pm

The greatest.
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Re: RIP ERic Bristow

Postby Ginge » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:36 pm

He isn't dead is he? Seems the PDC published an obit page by mistake, it's gone now.
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Re: RIP ERic Bristow

Postby The Knowledge » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:37 pm

Died earlier. Suspected heart attack.
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Re: RIP ERic Bristow

Postby ifm » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:37 pm

Ginge wrote:He isn't dead is he? Seems the PDC published an obit page by mistake, it's gone now.

Screenshot?
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Re: RE: Re: RIP ERic Bristow

Postby Ginge » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:38 pm

ifm wrote:
Ginge wrote:He isn't dead is he? Seems the PDC published an obit page by mistake, it's gone now.

Screenshot?
Wasnt me who spotted it, was someone on df. Said he had died of a heart attack "earlier on thursday" but I can't imagine he gets someone else to Tweet his naff predictions on Twitter and he did that at 5.16 this afternoon.
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Re: 2018 Premier League

Postby BlueSpark » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:49 pm

Thread unlocked.
Take the convo there save me merging the posts.
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Re: RIP ERic Bristow

Postby Ginge » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:50 pm

Looks like it is true. Bloody hell.

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Re: 2018 Premier League

Postby Vriezzer » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:51 pm

WizardofozFan wrote:John Gwynne & Jacques Nieuwlaat have both just tweeted to say Eric's passed away?


If Jacques says it has happened, then I tend to believe it. He is a reliable source.
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Re: RIP ERic Bristow

Postby ifm » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:51 pm

"it's the same trolls spouting the same crap every other post.... you have to be some kind of sad act to watch nearly 8 hours of darts a day for 9 days just to post about how crap it is"

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Re: RIP ERic Bristow

Postby Ginge » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:52 pm

Why did they put it on and then remove it? Bizarre.
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Re: RIP ERic Bristow

Postby ChrisW » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:52 pm

Sad News. RIP Eric. A true star of darts.

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Re: 2018 Premier League

Postby WizardofozFan » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:54 pm

Terrible news. A great player, humorous commentator, and will be sorely missed on the exhibition circuit I'm sure.

I feel greatly for poor Rod Studd & Stuart Pyke having to commentate during this knowing the news.

Classily handled by Pyke there, so professional.

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Re: RIP ERic Bristow

Postby BlueSpark » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:55 pm

My sporting hero.
RIP.
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Re: RIP ERic Bristow

Postby ssjsa » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:01 pm

Tragic news.

For those of my generation, he was the first superstar of darts, and the face of the sport. As a Jocky Wilson fan, used to love the matches between the two.

Huge loss and condolences to his friends and family.

RIP Eric, you will be missed.
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Re: RIP ERic Bristow

Postby WizardofozFan » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:06 pm

Always a shame in cases like this that idiots make jokes, but also that it's so sudden and no celebration for the man before he went.

Bruce Forsyth for instance was a great age and had sign-offs on TV where he was celebrated, but Eric was just 60 and went just like that. Something that often gets overlooked this.

Rest in peace Crafty Cockney.

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Postby daraghj82 » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:10 pm

RIP Eric he was one of my heroes watching darts when I was a kid

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Re: RIP ERic Bristow

Postby Skewball » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:11 pm

Very sad news. Dart players don't seem to live to ripe old ages and is a lesson to us all to be healthier :(

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Re: RIP ERic Bristow

Postby The Crusader » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:13 pm

Gutted
Thinking of one.

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Re: RIP ERic Bristow

Postby phil davies » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:14 pm

Wow very sad and unexpected news one of life’s true characters. RIP :-(
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Re: RIP ERic Bristow

Postby Maverick » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:16 pm

Very sad news , a huge blow to the darting fraternity. Rest in peace champ.
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