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    The Vlada Vlada's Avatar
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    Doug Rush, Scurby 1961-2018

    RIP Scurby 1961-2018

    April 2018
    SWGEmu Staff

    It is with a heavy heart that we must share the sad news of the passing of one of our own,

    Our Quality Assurance Leader, our mentor, our friend Doug Rush is no longer with us.

    He joined and followed SWGEmu long before his account join date says, started as community tester 2012 and quickly went to become a full member of our QA in 2013. Same year after Xavia's unfortunate accident and Wuzze's retirement he took the mantle of QA leader and has held that position ever since. Doug's passing has come as surprise to everyone that knew him, and will leave a terrible void both in the lives of people that knew him and in the project itself.

    Even though Scurby is gone, his spirit is and always will live on in the hearts and souls of all the people who have had the pleasure of working or playing beside him.

    Our event team will prepare an appropriate vigil on Basilisk, and later place a permanent statue in one of the larger cities to commemorate a great man and all that he has done for SWGEmu.
    Last edited by Vlada; 04-03-2018 at 04:54 PM.

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    "Soon will I rest, yes, forever sleep. Earned it I have. Twilight is upon me, soon night must fall"

    RIP good sir.

    [i reserve the right to be pissed if this is an Ap fools joke]

    poor taste guys
    Last edited by Jaws; 04-01-2018 at 12:42 PM.

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    Looks to be an April Fools joke and I certainly ****ing hope it is.

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    Can I be the first to post that this is kind of done in "poor taste"

    usually when you do this kind of thing you make it sound like a joke?

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    What if it is not a joke?

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    Hes still Online on Discord but his PC may have been kept running , who knows , not the kind of joke i like either ,but Im taking this news to be true untill i ear otherwise
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    I hope it is. And if it is, it's really a lame *** April Fools joke.. usually when you say so and so died, you make it sound jokey. This doesn't sound like a joke. Someone needs to clarify this.

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    if true... no one will ever wear bone armor the same.

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    It is with an extremely heavy heart that I must confirm this tragedy.

    Scurby has been a cornerstone in the success of this project for many years and is irreplaceable. He will be missed.

    Moving forward I will endeavor to be the best QA lead I can be. It will be tough to slip myself into those hawtpants. They're a bit too small.

    Doug was a great man, and a great friend.

    Scurby: the Force will be with you. Always.
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    "Retired" SWGEmu Staff risenangel's Avatar
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    This was an april fools joke. The line I originally posted about there being a bacon stockpile was sardonic in nature and meant to tip the hand. Unfortunately some people let it go on longer than it should have.
    Last edited by risenangel; 04-02-2018 at 02:53 AM.
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    Bahahahaha also heard SOE bought out swgemu and will be directly be working with the team to rebuild this game.

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    Kind of a morbid April fools joke here. Not really something to say "haha we got you" about.
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    ha ha dead people am i right guys pretty funny happy 4/1

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