Jump to content

PonyWaffe [PWWN]
Now Recruiting!


RIP Gorl

66 replies to this topic

#1 Bizarre Monkey

Bizarre Monkey


  • Guest.Veteran
  • PipPipPip
  • 106 posts

Posted 20 March 2013 - 12:29 AM

I don't know how many of you saw the ping I sent out earlier, but I'll repeat it here for those of you that don't get the chance to log into jabber any time soon:

Guys, it saddens me to be the one to announce this but today, our friend Gorl Abris (Chris Grassi) died of a heart attack.

I'm sure that all of our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.

Here is a copy and paste from his facebook page:

All - it is with great sadness that I share with you today that my brother Chris Grassi passed away tonight at the age of 45. We believe that it was from a heart attack, but do not have much details at this time. Please keep my family - especially my mother and sister in your thoughts and prayers at this time. I will make sure to pass along any details when they are finalized. Thanks to all for your thoughts, prayers, and condolences. Sincerely Tony Grassi

#### SENT BY Bizarre Monkey to Ponywaffe @ 2013-03-20 00:04:52 EVE Time ####

#2 Cadune Amilion

Cadune Amilion


  • Guest.Veteran
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,306 posts

Posted 20 March 2013 - 12:41 AM

O shit I'm stunned.
Unsure what to say, my thoughts n prayers go out to his family. He was dedicated n hard working n will be soly missed.

Rip matey.

#3 Qynn Qyksilver

Qynn Qyksilver

    Resident Spy

  • Guest.Veteran
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 442 posts
  • LocationPittsburgh, PA, USA

Posted 20 March 2013 - 12:44 AM

My sincere condolences to his family. I was just getting to know him.

#4 Dave Orilian

Dave Orilian

    HR Manager

  • Guest.Veteran
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 542 posts

Posted 20 March 2013 - 12:46 AM

Nature is (as gorl would say) a fucking nerd

RIP m8 o7 :(

#5 Leeob Necrobob

Leeob Necrobob

    Shadow Logistics Di--OVERVIEW BUG BEST BUG

  • Guest.Veteran
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 946 posts

Posted 20 March 2013 - 12:47 AM

Gorl, we will eternally miss you. Those that of us that pray, will be praying for your family.

Gorl Abris: Why don't you just snuggle up next to your Mom like every other time...

Dysphonia Fera: Would you like some Ice with that Burn?
(via mumble 1/20/2013)

#6 Alicia Fermi

Alicia Fermi

    I could set my own title :D

  • Guest
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 987 posts
  • LocationLondon, Ish

Posted 20 March 2013 - 12:54 AM

That is horrible news. :(

RIP, Gorl. I'm going to miss his grumpiness.

My heart goes out to his family and friends.

#7 Colin Crendraven

Colin Crendraven


  • Guest.Veteran
  • PipPipPip
  • 142 posts

Posted 20 March 2013 - 12:57 AM

My brain can't even form the right words to express properly how you'll be missed, Gorl. o7 m8.

#8 Gennosuke Kouga

Gennosuke Kouga

    Worse Than Mint At Spelling

  • Guest.Veteran
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 788 posts

Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:00 AM

My thoughts and prays are with Gorl's family.

Gorl was one of the first PWWN's that I spoke to, I was will miss his voice. RIP Gorl
Posted Image

#9 Indy Indy

Indy Indy

    Holy Postmaster

  • PWWNy
  • 745 posts

Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:03 AM

Wow. I am a bit in shock at the moment. You will be missed my friend.
  • 0

#10 Kordran Ke'Azir

Kordran Ke'Azir


  • Staff
  • 540 posts
  • LocationUK

Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:10 AM

Been trying to get my head round it since the ping.

Words can't express the sadness in this. o7 Gorl, rest well m8.


Something to ease you to the other side....

  • 0
Posted Image

#11 XanthViper Ambraelle

XanthViper Ambraelle

    CCP Manifest

  • Administrator
  • 1,020 posts
  • LocationVail, AZ

Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:17 AM

This truly bites and a real bummer. o7 Gorl! You will not be forgotten.
  • 0

Posted Image
Chowder 1::2

#12 Zindal Tsukaya

Zindal Tsukaya

    RSS Bot

  • Guest.Veteran
  • PipPipPip
  • 179 posts
  • LocationState College, Pennsylvania

Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:21 AM

Definitely numb.
Rest well, friend.

#13 NuclearLlama Bogus

NuclearLlama Bogus


  • PWWNy
  • 40 posts

Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:48 AM

I know me and Gorl never really got along and I really wish we could of ended on better terms but that just never came. I never had any bitterness towards him but I wish I could've done more to of resolved the issues he had with me. as some of you all may know I am a religious person so I will keep him and his family in my prayers. May he rest in peace.
  • 8
Posted Image

not By no1extro

#14 Andy Koraka

Andy Koraka


  • Guest.Veteran
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,094 posts

Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:53 AM


RIP Gorl

#15 Hindrance Mercer

Hindrance Mercer

    Mercer, HindErance Mercer

  • Guest.Veteran
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 504 posts
  • LocationWest Coast Baby

Posted 20 March 2013 - 02:44 AM

I've come to say 'words' many times... then saying nothing and returning again later hoping for the worst troll of all time. This sucks, and Gorl will be missed without a doubt. You're in my thoughts, may your families pain be brief and thier love be forever.

#16 USnameri


    Former PWWNy

  • Guest.Veteran
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 244 posts

Posted 20 March 2013 - 05:31 AM

.......RIP GORL

#17 Orzo Torasson

Orzo Torasson

    Ex-AU Recruiter

  • Guest.Veteran
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 709 posts

Posted 20 March 2013 - 06:23 AM

RIP Gorl. We'll always be thinking of you.

#18 Yakumo Chidori

Yakumo Chidori

    On an extended EVE break

  • Guest.Validating
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,734 posts
  • LocationThe Fatherland

Posted 20 March 2013 - 07:16 AM

When I saw the ping this morning after getting up, I could not believe it at first, but now it is slowly sinking in and I am starting to tear up...

I've considered Gorl one of my closest friends in this game, whenever I came on Mumble he greeted me with a warm "Yakumooooooooooooo!". I will very much miss this, as well as his grumpy, gravelly voice. We talked about all kind of stuffs, every day, and hanging out with him was one of the main reasons why I came on Mumble.

He was one of the pillars of our community, not only for being always around, but also for his logi work and running Ponywaffe Free Radio.

When I last talked with him on Sunday, it was our usual banter and teasing him for some of his choices in music, a normal day and he did not show any signs of distress.

He has had problems with his heart for a long time and structured his life around that, fully aware that it would one day stop working. This day came now, far too soon.

The only weak consolidation I can find is that apparently he did not have to suffer for long.

My thoughts are very much with him and his family.

I'll miss him so much...


#19 Pyotr Kamarovi

Pyotr Kamarovi

    Bruce loves male chickens hard!

  • Guest.Veteran
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 426 posts
  • LocationAustralia

Posted 20 March 2013 - 07:25 AM

This is pretty shocking. I did not know him as well as most of you, but my thoughts are with his family and friends right now. RIP Gorl :(

#20 Cedric deBouilard

Cedric deBouilard

    Kim Jong Il of PWWN EU TZ

  • Guest.Veteran
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 620 posts
  • LocationTurkey / Istanbul

Posted 20 March 2013 - 07:40 AM

He was always there, one of the older bricks on the Ponywaffe wall. I don't know what to say.
I'll miss him.

Posted Image

Reply to this topic