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John "TotalBiscuit" Bain has terminal cancer

Discussion in 'Gaming and PC Discussion' started by Innomine, Oct 16, 2015.

  1. ScottPress

    ScottPress The Horny Sovereign Prestige

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    Is it terrible of me to want to lighten the mood of the thread by saying it would be more appropriate if TB had tuberculosis?
     
  2. Hachi

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    Yer a total bastard, Scott. :colbert:

    OT, this fucking sucks though. I liked his vids.
     
  3. Legacy

    Legacy Unspeakable DLP Supporter

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    Well shit, I still remember the first video of his that I watched. Hilariously enough it was the Warhammer 40k: space marine game that had him either cackling madly or giggling like a school girl. This was all while carving orks in half with a chainsword or blowing their brains out with a boltor.

    https://youtu.be/nb50aAFiOpM?t=327

    Treat this cancer ass if it were the xenos. Purge it from your body and let the light of the emperor protect you TB. Actually, can we make him a replica of the imperium's throne to sit on?
     
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    It's a damn shame as when I peruse youtube for video game content he was always the first one I'd check out, and when I watched starcraft tournaments he would be one of the casters. Best of luck to him, and hope he enjoy's a great quality of life for the years he has left.

    That's not happening unfortunately, he doesn't have 50/50 chance but terminal cancer where there is little the doctors can do except delay it. Once a cancer has gotten into an organ that lot's of blood goes through, such as the liver in his case, it allows easy spread to the rest of the body.
     
  5. Gengar

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    My first TB vid IIRC was watching him play through the Worgen starting area in the Cataclysm beta.

    I watched several while waiting out train strikes in a hotel in Athens, lol.
     
  6. Emdemia

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    Damn, that sucks. Going to miss his voice.
     
  7. Republic

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    Damn, dude. He's not dead yet. Don't bury him already.
     
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    Wow. Really rough. Rooting for him for sure, I remember his casting from my SC2 days - while he wasn't always the most knowledgeable, he was damn sure one of the most entertaining, and that's pretty much the point in the first place.
     
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    TB gives update on his condition.
     
  10. Xiph0

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    From the Reddit comments, some progress with the early runs of chemo isn't unusual and it's still terminal.
     
  11. Rehio

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    Well yeah, it's always going to be terminal at this point. There's no "cure", as the cancer has already spread.

    He's got something like 3-4 years, and if he's really lucky and treatment does great he might get a couple more.
     
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    Totalbiscuit announces a departure from social media

    Having followed him on Twitter for the last year, I understand completely why he's making this move. I really hope that he feels better, and that when he does feel more on top of things, he doesn't return to social media because it sounds like interfacing with people has been such a stressor on top of his cancer.

    Teared up a bit listening to this by the end.
     
  13. Innomine

    Innomine Unspeakable Prestige DLP Supporter

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    Jesus. :(

    Totally understandable though I think. It's been an issue for him for a long time.
     
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    Hate to bring everyone else down again but this guy is literally criticizing TotalBiscuit as a critic and being kind of an ass.
     
  15. Oment

    Oment The Betrayer

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    Honestly more surprised he didn't quit earlier - IIRC he also developed an ulcer off social media shenanigans or something similar.
     
  16. Rehio

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    I absolutely support TB taking a break from all social media and all that, but, uh.. he's kinda made that whole announcement before. He's said multiple times that he's going to abandon social media and eventually he finds his way back to the pain of dealing with all the assholes of the world.
     
  17. Red Aviary

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    Lol, and you'd think TB would be the one who was asspained.

    Thank you, I'm here all week.
     
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    That video only even has 300 views, let's not give it any more yeah? Is this secretly you looking for more views? /kidding

    Yeah I get that TB has said he's quitting before, I just hope that this time he sticks to it.
     
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    Was listening to him pod just a few weeks ago...

    Sigh. Fuck cancer.