Thoughts and love with Colin/col89 - RIP

 

Postby Airwrecka » Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:23 pm

I was genuinely heartbroken when Storyteller told me about this and I couldn't shake it from my mind for ages. I was never the closest to Colin, but I did chat with him about his pet donkeys and stuff, and he was just so lovely, not to mention deliriously handsome. I'm not sure what to say here other than I hope he rests in peace and that his family and friends can find comfort in the time they did share with him. It's just so tragic. :(
❄ The brightest flame casts the darkest shadow ❄
Airwrecka
Ace Reject
 
Posts: 13736
Joined: Mon Nov 25, 2013
Location: Winterfell

Postby Frederic » Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:01 pm

Just read this and I'm completely shocked.

We had some wonderful conversations on MSN back in the day. He even created the Where's Everyone? topic for me almost ten years ago! :lol: We practically had identical tastes in music.

He once made the following post about me:

Colin wrote:Fredo - IS THE MAN!

I've been chatting to him on MSN over the years and is most definitely one of my favourite posters on the site. We've had many a long conversation regardless of what the topic was - I think one fine example is that of Desperate Housewives. :lol:

His music taste is exquisite - a member of the site who I can share my tastes very equally with.

I don't think he posts enough on the site, and hope he can post more in the future. :(

By the way, did I mention that - HE'S FREAKIN' HOT? Everyone wants a piece of him.

Fredo <3.
Just goes to show how extremely good-hearted and kind he was.

All the best to you, Collie. I love you and I'll always remember you. The world lost an angel last month. <3 :cry:
User avatar
Frederic
Good Boy Gone Bad
 
Posts: 23917
Joined: Sat Jul 02, 2005
Location: BE

Postby RaFanatic » Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:50 pm

Just saw this. Devastating. Hopefully he's in a better place now. Rest in peace :(
Pleasure over matter.
User avatar
RaFanatic
Legend
 
Posts: 22217
Joined: Wed Jun 17, 2009
Location: Earth

Postby Eamon » Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:52 pm

I just found out about poor Colin. I followed him on Twitter and tonight I thought about him and realised I hadn't seen any tweet from him in a while. He often deleted his page if something was going on in his personal life. So when I couldn't find him, I wasn't immediately alarmed but I decided to investigate further because he had talked about depression and taking his own life very often on Twitter. I was shocked to see RIP Colin on the first post on his Instagram.

Hearing that it was such a tragic accident and happened over a month ago is so awful to hear. I didn't have the pleasure of meeting Colin despite being from Ireland but he was such a friendly, kind and hilarious person. He was so welcoming when I first joined this site and following him on Twitter for the past 7- 8 years allowed me to not only continue to enjoy Colin's personality but he also reminded me of the good times on UKmix years ago.

I hope Colin has found peace and didn't suffer too much in the moments after that terrible accident. R.I.P. Colin. It was a pleasure.
User avatar
Eamon
Legend
 
Posts: 20927
Joined: Thu Jun 11, 2009

Postby Guru » Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:28 am

This is so sad to lose one of our community members let's alone a friend and family.
They say the good die young :cry:
RiP young homie :cry:
| Ciara | Beyoncé | Janet | Toni | Kelly R | Leona | Tinashe | Whitney | Brandy | Monica | Tevin | Mariah | Britney |
User avatar
Guru
Guru
 
Posts: 22620
Joined: Tue Feb 14, 2006
Location: On ukmix.org

Postby AndiIversen » Sat Apr 08, 2017 7:43 pm

R.I.P. Colin
AndiIversen
Legend
 
Posts: 16740
Joined: Sun Mar 18, 2012

Postby Brad » Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:49 pm

Incredibly sad we have lost Colin. He was one of the most genuinely kind humans to post on this forum and his absence will now always be felt.
User avatar
Brad
Winter Is Coming
 
Posts: 17022
Joined: Sat Apr 10, 2010
Location: London

Postby JimJim » Sat May 06, 2017 9:02 am

Oh gosh, I only have just seen this today.

How awful. Col was a major contributor to our forum for several years. Another sad reminder that we must make the most of the time we have :(
User avatar
JimJim
Elusive Chanteuse
 
Posts: 26276
Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2008
Location: Melbourne, Aus

Postby Cactuar » Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:00 pm

Spartan wrote:I'll remember him fondly, especially as the biggest Girls Aloud fan on the site (even bigger than me) back when UKMix was at its best. No one else could insult the Sugababes quite like him, nor rile up jason2379.

RIP Col, I hope you're in a better place with beautiful robots, not dancing alone.
:( I remember too. Can't believe it. :oops: Rest in peace, Colin.
User avatar
Cactuar
Superstar
 
Posts: 6105
Joined: Sun Dec 24, 2006
Location: Malaysia

Postby ludichris » Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:02 pm

What happened with the outcome of this? Was the driver caught?
User avatar
ludichris
Manager
 
Posts: 4036
Joined: Tue Nov 23, 2010
Location: London

Postby Thriller » Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:14 pm

He handed himself in.
User avatar
Thriller
Moderator
 
Posts: 67416
Joined: Fri Dec 12, 2003
Location: UK

Postby Wayne » Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:54 pm

God bless Col - still very sad news that doesn’t quite compute with me.
User avatar
Wayne
Administrator
 
Posts: 46822
Joined: Thu Sep 07, 2006
Location: United Kingdom

Postby BlueScorpion » Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:10 pm

The fact I'm touched by this and never even interacted with him makes me wonder how much of an extended family UKMIX feels like. :(

May he Rest In Peace.
User avatar
BlueScorpion
Manager
 
Posts: 4985
Joined: Sat Nov 19, 2011
Location: Portugal - Porto

Postby MusicRecords » Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:25 am

BlueScorpion wrote:The fact I'm touched by this and never even interacted with him makes me wonder how much of an extended family UKMIX feels like. :(

May he Rest In Peace.
This!
User avatar
MusicRecords
Superstar
 
Posts: 9533
Joined: Fri Feb 17, 2012
Location: New York City & Vienna

Return to Front Desk