Neil Armstrong RIP

(For General Discussion)

Moderators: Jason, Toothy, Tonyblack

Neil Armstrong RIP

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sat Aug 25, 2012 7:28 pm

I'm sorry to hear he has passed away, A man who won't be forgotten in a hurry for his achievments, ANOTHER STEP INTO THE UNKNOWN R.I.P. :(

BREAKING NEWS: Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, dead at age 82
.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... z24aU9Jt1T
He willnae tak' a drink! I think he's deid! , on the other hand though A Midgie in yir hand is worth twa up yir kilt.
User avatar
Who's Wee Dug
Member
 
Posts: 14517
Joined: Sun Jul 27, 2008 10:31 pm
Location: Stirlingshire, Scotland

Re: Neil Armstrong RIP

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Aug 25, 2012 7:36 pm

:( That's very sad. RIP Neil.
"Goodness is about what you do. Not what you pray to."
User avatar
Tonyblack
Moderator
 
Posts: 28673
Joined: Fri Jul 25, 2008 4:29 pm
Location: Cardiff, Wales

Re: Neil Armstrong RIP

Postby jaznbonnie » Sat Aug 25, 2012 7:53 pm

RIP Neil Armstrong. Image
Be careful what you wish for as you just might get it.
User avatar
jaznbonnie
Member
 
Posts: 986
Joined: Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:17 pm
Location: Napa Valley, CA

Re: Neil Armstrong RIP

Postby wicked woman » Sat Aug 25, 2012 8:36 pm

RIP Neil Armstrong.
Of all the forces in the universe, the hardest to overcome is the force of habit. Gravity is easy-peasy by comparison.
User avatar
wicked woman
Member
 
Posts: 3304
Joined: Sun Oct 04, 2009 8:51 am
Location: nottinghamshire, uk

Re: Neil Armstrong RIP

Postby raptornx01 » Sat Aug 25, 2012 9:33 pm

just read about this. so sad. RIP
"The reason an author needs to know the rules of grammar isn't so he or she never breaks them, but so the author knows how to break them."
User avatar
raptornx01
Member
 
Posts: 2253
Joined: Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:03 am
Location: South florida, US

Re: Neil Armstrong RIP

Postby Fragus » Sat Aug 25, 2012 9:44 pm

Neil Armstrong

An unassuming individual who, with his fellow astronauts waded across the Rubicon. A modest man who did not capitlise on his endeavours choosing instead to teach back in Ohio.

One true legend, who will not be forgotten. His footprints will last for all eternity, on the moon and in our hearts.

Godspeed you to your new endeavour. The Eagle has landed...
User avatar
Fragus
New member
 
Posts: 26
Joined: Thu Aug 02, 2012 8:00 pm
Location: Milton Keynes

Re: Neil Armstrong RIP

Postby Tiffany » Sat Aug 25, 2012 9:56 pm

RIP Neil Armstrong. You were a very brave man to go to the moon.
Best wishes,
Tiff
User avatar
Tiffany
Member
 
Posts: 2481
Joined: Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:14 am
Location: Devon

Re: Neil Armstrong RIP

Postby Quatermass » Sat Aug 25, 2012 10:41 pm

RIP.

:cry:
"What have you been doing since you stole that antique TARDIS of yours, since you first landed on Skaro? Shouting 'Look at me!!! I'm not fighting a war!', while you battle the Daleks all the way through space and time."

-the Master
User avatar
Quatermass
Member
 
Posts: 5579
Joined: Tue Dec 07, 2010 3:58 am

Re: Neil Armstrong RIP

Postby Sister Jennifer » Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:44 am

RIP
Undead yes -
Unperson no!
User avatar
Sister Jennifer
Member
 
Posts: 2431
Joined: Tue Nov 15, 2011 12:08 am
Location: Australia

Re: Neil Armstrong RIP

Postby Seimimac » Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:59 am

My mum used to tell me about the night Armstrong walked on the moon. I was just over 2 and a half months old, and we lived in Dublin. She said she remembered her and my Dad, getting us ready for bed, and her walking me to get me to sleep, when she heard the famous ‘That’s one small step…’ speech.
Many years ago, Buzz Aldrin visited our school. I didn’t actually meet him personally, but he addressed our year, and all I could think of was – ‘you’ve walked on the moon!’ I don’t remember a single word of what he said, ‘cos that thought was going through my head.

RIP
Seimimac
Member
 
Posts: 132
Joined: Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:29 pm

Re: Neil Armstrong RIP

Postby swreader » Sun Aug 26, 2012 5:19 am

For those of you too young to have experienced that moment, and for those of us who wondered what else he did with his time, the AP had a lovely long obit which I'm providing a link to here.

RIP Neil Armstrong--your shadow will never grow any less :(
User avatar
swreader
Member
 
Posts: 805
Joined: Fri Jul 25, 2008 5:39 pm
Location: Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A.

Re: Neil Armstrong RIP

Postby chris.ph » Sun Aug 26, 2012 6:18 am

rip :cry:
measuring intelligence by exam results is like measuring digestion by turd length
User avatar
chris.ph
Member
 
Posts: 8586
Joined: Tue Aug 12, 2008 11:52 am
Location: swansea south wales

Re: Neil Armstrong RIP

Postby ChristianBecker » Sun Aug 26, 2012 7:09 am

RIP
On with their heads! I'm the clown prince of fools
if you don't get the joke it's your loss
Love and laughter you see are the new currency
'cause greed's coinage is not worth a toss

Exile yourself to the unforgiving continent of Wraeclast!
User avatar
ChristianBecker
Member
 
Posts: 4104
Joined: Tue Apr 26, 2011 7:21 pm
Location: Bingen

Re: Neil Armstrong RIP

Postby Mycroft Vimes » Sun Aug 26, 2012 9:37 am

Sad news indeed. :(
Altough my family insists i couldn't remember the first moonlanding,being just two years old at the time,i still think i do.
Great respect for the man himself as well,as already stated,he was an example for us all.
I do hope we will come around to his(and mine)hope for much more investment in space-exploration rather sooner than later.

RIP Neil Armstrong.
'It's just like crop circles. No matter how many aliens own up to making them, there are always a few diehards who believe that humans go out with garden rollers in the middle of the night-'
User avatar
Mycroft Vimes
Member
 
Posts: 753
Joined: Sat Nov 26, 2011 5:01 pm
Location: Below Sealevel.

Re: Neil Armstrong RIP

Postby AuntyVague » Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:35 pm

RIP

Thanks for the link swreader. It was wonderful to read more about the life of such a modest and considered man.
User avatar
AuntyVague
Member
 
Posts: 636
Joined: Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:43 am
Location: Victoria, Australia

Next

Return to The Broken Drum

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot], Google [Bot] and 12 guests