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Jesus Freak Josh
September 3rd, 2006, 10:11 PM
Australian environmentalist and television personality Steve Irwin has died during a diving accident.

Yes that is diving. Not driving. :p

Mr Irwin, 44, was killed by a stingray barb to the chest while he was filming an underwater documentary in Queensland's Great Barrier Reef.

I always suspected an animal would eventually kill him.

He was famous for handling dangerous creatures such as crocodiles, snakes and spiders, and his documentaries on his work with crocodiles drew a worldwide audience.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/5311298.stm

pokejungle
September 3rd, 2006, 10:17 PM
Sucks D: The guy was pretty cool, besides the baby incident and the horrible movie.

Yeah, I can't believe he's dead =/

Jesus Freak Josh
September 3rd, 2006, 10:37 PM
Yeah it's pretty sad. WHO WILL TELL US QUARANTINE MATTERS NOW?!

Typhoon XV
September 4th, 2006, 12:56 AM
He will be missed. :( RIP, Steve.

Ayano Katagiri
September 4th, 2006, 01:47 AM
Yea... it's pretty sad. He'll be missed by his fans. I still can't believe that he died while doing a documentary and that he was killed by a stingray barb. He seemed alright apart from that crazy baby act and the way he got famous but I guess that's that.

!!**Alex**!! :chu:

Forever
September 4th, 2006, 04:17 AM
He was our main Aussie Icon..now how will we be if some other country comes and wants to know about Crocs..we'd just have to say take over our country..the croc man is dead..But that is truly sad..We got told at school and some people who even knew who he was started crying..at least he can be remembered..I shall miss him because i love my country..

Jaimes
September 4th, 2006, 04:32 AM
The guy was a complete legend. He'll be sorely missed and is quite irreplaceable.

:(

RIP Steve.

zanaku
September 4th, 2006, 05:31 AM
Aw man... This sucks. :(

Why do all the cool people die???

MegaDitto
September 4th, 2006, 05:47 AM
I will miss him. i remember watching him. I though he retired after all of the money he made though.

Dawg 2005
September 4th, 2006, 06:49 AM
I was never a big fan of Steve Irwin, but this is a pretty big shock.

I remember I'd watch him when I was little because nothing was on tv, and it was pretty cool. XD

But from the day I saw that man, I knew he'd be killed by an animal, and this was long overdue, and I'm not saying I'm glad he's dead. XD;

The guy was a legend, and can never be replaced.

Tensaiji
September 4th, 2006, 05:45 PM
Man, he was so cool.I remember when I watched him do those stories about his zoo. I'm really goin' to miss him. :(

R.I.P Steve Irwin.

Kaseo
September 4th, 2006, 06:01 PM
Man...what a way to die -_-. It could've at least happened cuz of an amphibian...

Ryoutarou
September 4th, 2006, 06:03 PM
Heard about it last night just a few hours after it happened, it still really sucks to hear it. I've loved his shows for as long as I can remember. Gonna take a while for it to really set in, he was always one of those guys I thought was invincible. What sucks the most is that his wife was one of the last people to find out. After everything he's gone through and how many times he's been hurt, this was a strange way to go, the type of fish that killed him are 99.9% of the time docile animals.

Kayleigh
September 4th, 2006, 06:14 PM
My mom told me about it as soon as I woke up this morning, and I've been so depressed ever since... I just can't believe that it actually happened; he always seemed to have such an air of confidence and strength around him, that you couldn't imagine him not making it through something like this. I've grown up watching his show, and it'll never be the same now that he's gone.

It's so sad that he died this early in his life, because he really has done so many good things for animals and the environment. He definitely left an impact on a lot of people, including myself, and will be missed greatly...

Latios Master
September 17th, 2006, 08:52 AM
I was a Steve Irwin fan so I was sad to hear that he died.

Lucy Lu
September 17th, 2006, 09:08 AM
Omg...I loved Steve Irwin! He was soo cool! I watched a few of his documentries. It is a shame he ended his life like that. ;; He did things that were very dangerous, but ended up being alright. Not this time...this was a freak accident. I wish he got stabbed in the leg or arm...he would have been in pain for a few days, but will be better again.

May he Rest In Peace.

I heard about this when I was at work.

Kayleigh
September 19th, 2006, 04:37 PM
I'm sure that everyone who has kept up with the things going on concerning his death already knows this, but I still want to post a message and say that the memorial service for him, at the Australia Zoo, will be shown live on the Animal Planet channel tonight... in like, less than 30 minutes. Channel 282 on satellite.

That's just incase anyone didn't know. ._. I'm definitely going to watch it!

Sorano
September 19th, 2006, 06:01 PM
Yeah, I'm watching that right now. ;; It's so sad. I was crying~
It's such a shame that he is gone...I can't believe it. He taught me so much about animals, and I will never forget him.

Rest in peace, Steve Irwin. You will be missed~

Kayleigh
September 19th, 2006, 07:08 PM
I know, I cried during most of the service... It was so sad. I felt especially sorry for his wife, dad, and best friend, Wes.

Still, I think that the whole thing was just perfect for someone like him--it was as upbeat as was appropriate, which is something I'm sure he would have wanted, and full of the people and animals that he loved dearly. All of the songs, clips, and the poem that was read fit perfectly, in my opinion.

The only thing that I questioned was why they decided to show clips of people like Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz, who apparently didn't even really know him personally...? I know that they were honoring him by offering their condolences to the family and stuff, but I think it would have been more appropriate if it had shown more of the people who actually knew him well talking about him. That's what I'd have liked to have seen. *shrugs* Oh, well.

DarkGreg
September 20th, 2006, 01:38 PM
I think it's very sad, when I was younger I always looked up to him, and watched all his shows

He was awesome ;_;

Lord Mike
October 3rd, 2006, 05:06 PM
K then.

Steve Irwin I wouod think might have been killed by...gee...I dunno...CROCODILES?!?

The last recorded case in that area of a stringray death was 1945!!! OMG!!! And the chance of that happening to a famous person?

A little formula for the chances of this happening to a guy like Steve Irwin.

C=1/61[(0.0000001)(0.0000001)]

Sky_Ace
October 17th, 2006, 05:50 PM
Steve Erwin was a huge influince on my life, he was a great person, with a great passion for animals. I am a huge animal lover that watches Animal Planet ALL-THE-TIME!

My passion began when I was 4.

Steve will always be remembered in my heart. R.I.P. Steve...

Blue Mew_16_2006
October 17th, 2006, 06:08 PM
Indeed, Steve was a great and crazy but great person lol. Steve did thing's no other would to teach us.
R.I.P. and good...bye steve...you will will live allways in the heart's of fan's

Sky_Ace
October 17th, 2006, 06:14 PM
Steve Erwin was a huge influince on my life, he was a great person, with a great passion for animals. I am a huge animal lover that watches Animal Planet ALL-THE-TIME!

My passion began when I was 4.

Steve will always be remembered in my heart. R.I.P. Steve...

See? XD Like we both just said, he will always be remembered... I always thought he'd be bit by a Cobra. o.o

Tyranitar Tamer
October 30th, 2006, 07:36 AM
Yea,I figured as much,the way he handled animals.I liked his shows though,they were interesting.I watched that breaking news thing on tv,it didn't come as much of a shock to me though.R.I.P Stever Irwin,lol.

Lord Mike
November 11th, 2006, 12:05 PM
Raught on, maete! XD

Sucks for him.

And did you hear about that other guy that got stabbed by a stingray barb?

Sky_Ace
November 30th, 2006, 12:53 PM
Haven't heard... Who was it?

Lord Mike
November 30th, 2006, 05:54 PM
No, an older guy recently get stabbed by one, and his name WASN'T Steve Irwin. Pay attention next time. =/

Sky_Ace
December 1st, 2006, 10:07 AM
Steve DID get stung and killed by a Stingray, believe me... And I asked who else got stung. Now I'm confused :P.

~*!*~Tatsujin Gosuto~*!*~
December 1st, 2006, 06:42 PM
Its kind of messed up how he died, i'm still shocked though


:t354:~*!*~Queen boo~*!*~

Lord Mike
December 2nd, 2006, 11:05 AM
Steve DID get stung and killed by a Stingray, believe me... And I asked who else got stung. Now I'm confused :P.

I never said Steve Irwin didn't get killed by a stingray... =/

caleb5050
December 2nd, 2006, 04:36 PM
RIP steve...RIP those who were fans of you will forever have you in our hearts =::(