Wikipedia says Jeff died yesterday.

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#1 Edited by RedUFO (20 posts) -

What's up with that?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Gerstmann#Death

[Mod Edit by Sweep]

Jeff is a ghost: CONFIRMED

#2 Posted by Nux (2405 posts) -

Well it is Wikipedia.

#3 Posted by stinky (1551 posts) -

must have been a damn good thanksgiving. 
  
/salute.

#4 Posted by HairyMike87 (1016 posts) -

Fake.

#5 Posted by Marz (5666 posts) -

that playstation all stars review really got to him i guess.

#6 Edited by LikeaSsur (1581 posts) -

This is precisely why we're not allowed to use Wikipedia as a source in papers.

@HairyMike87 said:

Fake.

Whoa, thanks for the verification. I was about to start the memorial before I saw your post.

#7 Posted by AlisterCat (5709 posts) -

Well, he was on twitter 9 hours ago. Remember kids, don't drive and tweet. Some livestock might run out and try to kill you.

#8 Posted by TooWalrus (13255 posts) -

I'm sure if Jeff was dead he would have mentioned it on twitter.

#9 Posted by Mr_Skeleton (5152 posts) -

Time to update the date of death on his Giant Bomb page.

#10 Posted by Phatmac (5726 posts) -

RIP

#11 Posted by FLStyle (4842 posts) -

@RedUFO said:

What's up with that?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Gerstmann#Death

Please refrain from spreading info of troll edits on wikipedia, it has been seen to.

#12 Posted by EvilNiGHTS (1093 posts) -

I'm guessing he was so desperate to find people to play Syndicate with yesterday that he was willing to drive to Tennessee to meet them...

#13 Posted by Mcfart (1717 posts) -

Shit like this is why schools don't let wikipedia be a source

#14 Posted by Ghostiet (5289 posts) -

If Jeff's been killed off by the Internet, he is officially a celebrity now.

#15 Posted by LiquidPrince (16119 posts) -

I actually got upset clicking on this link. That's a stupid prank.

#16 Posted by FLStyle (4842 posts) -
#17 Posted by egg (1469 posts) -

I'll believe it when I see it on wikipedia.

oh, wait...

#18 Posted by Laurentech (127 posts) -

You come at the king, you best not miss.

#19 Posted by awesomeusername (4230 posts) -

But guys... What if he's really dead!

@TooWalrus said:

I'm sure if Jeff was dead he would have mentioned it on twitter.

Also, this was hilarious.

#20 Posted by FizzleNizzleBear (335 posts) -

I'll put this here for references sake.

Death

At approximately 8:30 PM on November 25, 2012, Gerstmann was pronounced dead in a Tennessee hospital. His vehicle is reported to have collided with a tree on the side of I-55 as a result of swerving to avoid some livestock escaped from a local farm

#21 Posted by TobbRobb (4817 posts) -

If this turns into a meme, I might just have to find a new site.

@TooWalrus said:

I'm sure if Jeff was dead he would have mentioned it on twitter.

This quote made the thread worth reading.

#22 Posted by oldenglishC (997 posts) -

Maybe Brad won't leave now that Jeff is dead.

#23 Posted by Neurotic (632 posts) -

@LikeaSsur said:

This is precisely why we're not allowed to use Wikipedia as a source in papers.

If anyone is writing a paper about Jeff, I want to read it.

Oh troll Wikipedia edits, how you continue to be unfunny. Anyway, I'm pretty sure that Jeff is immortal.

#24 Posted by Rolyatkcinmai (2699 posts) -

When I was like 15 I used to take the Star Wars Wikipedia page (considerable length), run it through babelfish to translate it to German, and then translate it back from German to English and re-post it.

It seemed funny at the time.

Some time past, in place far away...

#25 Posted by Laurentech (127 posts) -

@FizzleNizzleBear: Haha. Based on my experience in Tennessee, that's entirely plausible.

#26 Posted by Ghostiet (5289 posts) -

@TobbRobb said:

If this turns into a meme, I might just have to find a new site.

I'm thinking of the ways people could run this into the ground. It's terrifying.

#27 Posted by Sooty (8082 posts) -

@Ghostiet said:

@TobbRobb said:

If this turns into a meme, I might just have to find a new site.

I'm thinking of the ways people could run this into the ground. It's terrifying.

Well it was nice knowing you guys, with Jeff's passing and Brad leaving to IGN I guess it's par for the course.

#28 Posted by alternate (2719 posts) -

It was suicide. he just could not get over losing Spanner to that Fox. RIP Jeff and Spanner.

#29 Posted by Hailinel (25203 posts) -

@Ghostiet said:

@TobbRobb said:

If this turns into a meme, I might just have to find a new site.

I'm thinking of the ways people could run this into the ground. It's terrifying.

It'll be run into the ground before the day is out.

#30 Posted by Ghostiet (5289 posts) -

@Sooty said:

@Ghostiet said:

@TobbRobb said:

If this turns into a meme, I might just have to find a new site.

I'm thinking of the ways people could run this into the ground. It's terrifying.

Well it was nice knowing you guys, with Jeff's passing and Brad leaving to IGN I guess it's par for the course.

Don't worry, Leigh Alexander's coming to fill in for them. She's loud enou... Fuck, I can't do this, I can't become what I fight.

#31 Posted by AndrewB (7686 posts) -

@oldenglishC said:

Maybe Brad won't leave now that Jeff is dead.

What? Are you thinking Brad orchestrated the whole thing? That's SICK, man... but probably true.

#32 Edited by TruthTellah (9420 posts) -

This makes me wonder... what if a murderer setup Wikipedia edits of people dying before it happened, only to make sure it did happen exactly as described?

The Wikipedia Killer! Oh no, Jeff!

#TeamWikipediaKilller

#33 Posted by Winternet (8035 posts) -

That is kinda . . . disturbing.

#34 Posted by iAmJohn (6133 posts) -

@FLStyle said:

This is the user responsible

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:67.142.173.21

I've reported him to the Wikipedia admins.

Dude, no one likes a Wikipedia narc.

@oldenglishC said:

Maybe Brad won't leave now that Jeff is dead.

If there is a way to truly win a thread, you've certainly discovered it.

#35 Posted by RedCream (706 posts) -

Say it ain't so

#36 Posted by MikeFightNight (1117 posts) -

If anything was going to kill him I thought for sure it would be the raid. Crossing my fingers for a resurrection.

#37 Posted by Superfriend (1579 posts) -

@iAmJohn said:

@FLStyle said:

This is the user responsible

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:67.142.173.21

I've reported him to the Wikipedia admins.

Dude, no one likes a Wikipedia narc.

I do. The guy responsible for this deserves to die. I´m serious.

Even threatening Jeffs well being in the most remote, virtual, nonsensical way = a ticket to the slaughterhouse. You have all been warned.

#38 Posted by 42manZ (105 posts) -

@FizzleNizzleBear said:

I'll put this here for references sake.

Death

At approximately 8:30 PM on November 25, 2012, Gerstmann was pronounced dead in a Tennessee hospital. His vehicle is reported to have collided with a tree on the side of I-55 as a result of swerving to avoid some livestock escaped from a local farm

Is it confirmed whether that local farm was funky or not?

#39 Posted by Village_Guy (2657 posts) -

Disgusting, simply disgusting.

#40 Posted by BlastProcessing (922 posts) -
#41 Edited by FritzDude (2279 posts) -

Funky barn?

Why would anyone do this if it's not true?

#42 Posted by Hockeymask27 (3683 posts) -

@FizzleNizzleBear said:

I'll put this here for references sake.

Death

At approximately 8:30 PM on November 25, 2012, Gerstmann was pronounced dead in a Tennessee hospital. His vehicle is reported to have collided with a tree on the side of I-55 as a result of swerving to avoid some livestock escaped from a local farm

Guess you can say he was stumped.

#43 Edited by zaglis (910 posts) -

Damn. Video games will never be the same anymore.

#44 Posted by Ghost_Cat (1467 posts) -

Guess I should head to the gas station and Party City. Anyone knew his favorite 40?

#45 Posted by chilibean_3 (1679 posts) -

Will they live stream the funeral? WILL THE FUNERAL BE ARCHIVED????

#46 Posted by pyromagnestir (4337 posts) -
@Superfriend

@iAmJohn said:

@FLStyle said:

This is the user responsible

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:67.142.173.21

I've reported him to the Wikipedia admins.

Dude, no one likes a Wikipedia narc.

I do. The guy responsible for this deserves to die. I´m serious.

Even threatening Jeffs well being in the most remote, virtual, nonsensical way = a ticket to the slaughterhouse. You have all been warned.

What if some other Jeff Gerstmann did really crash into a tree and die huh?
#47 Posted by Superfriend (1579 posts) -

I don´t care about any fake Jeff Gerstmanns out there. They may live and die as they please.

But this wikipedia scumbag is on my hitlist.

#48 Posted by Stimpack (911 posts) -

I hope all the Jeff Gerstmanns of the world are okay.

#49 Posted by FLStyle (4842 posts) -

@iAmJohn: @BlastProcessing: No regrets, The Man has paid me well.

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