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  Reply # 1784680 19-May-2017 11:41
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I did not know the reason until today. I was a fan in the very late 80' very early 90s.

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  Reply # 1784685 19-May-2017 11:56
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I am not sure if it's being reported more, or if it's just more prevalent, however, it's my feeling suicide numbers have increased in the past year or so. It's alarming. 

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1784696 19-May-2017 12:32
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networkn:

 

I am not sure if it's being reported more, or if it's just more prevalent, however, it's my feeling suicide numbers have increased in the past year or so. It's alarming. 

 

 

Per capita suicide numbers would appear to be fairly static , but these figures just go to 2013 so there may or may not have been an uptick in the last year. 

 

http://www.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/snapshots-of-nz/nz-social-indicators/Home/Health/suicide.aspx

 

 

 

We had a relative who left her husband and he killed himself.   Never reported anywhere , was kept very quiet. 

 

Personally i think there should be more talk about it. 


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  Reply # 1784697 19-May-2017 12:40
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Audioslave, Soundgarden locked and loaded in my Google play music app for continuous rotate few days.

 

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  Reply # 1784725 19-May-2017 13:45
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Media reports he had a band around his neck, I wonder if he has a fetish that went wrong rather than suicide.....


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  Reply # 1784729 19-May-2017 13:50
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BTR:

 

Media reports he had a band around his neck, I wonder if he has a fetish that went wrong rather than suicide.....

 

 

Pretty sure they wouldn't have termed it suicide, it would have been accidental death.


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  Reply # 1784798 19-May-2017 15:47
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networkn:

 

BTR:

 

Media reports he had a band around his neck, I wonder if he has a fetish that went wrong rather than suicide.....

 

 

Pretty sure they wouldn't have termed it suicide, it would have been accidental death.

 

 

 

 

Good point, such a waste.......


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  Reply # 1784806 19-May-2017 16:05
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We had a relative who left her husband and he killed himself.   Never reported anywhere , was kept very quiet. 

 

Personally i think there should be more talk about it. 

 

 

I agree, but there are rules in NZ around what the media is allowed report in cases of suicide (I think relating only to those cases in NZ).

 

 

 

 




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  Reply # 1784884 19-May-2017 17:26
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surfisup1000:

 

 

 

Personally i think there should be more talk about it. 

 

 

It should. Unfortunately some think that sweeping it under the rug makes it like it never happens.




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  Reply # 1784887 19-May-2017 17:29
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I'm still shattered. 

 

His music has been the soundtrack to my life Soundgarden, Audioslave, solo.... There's always been that awesome voice somewhere.

 

The Mrs has a tattoo of some lyrics I sent her years ago. It was a cover he did, but his version was better than the original. 


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  Reply # 1784908 19-May-2017 18:19
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I'm still shattered. 

 

His music has been the soundtrack to my life Soundgarden, Audioslave, solo.... There's always been that awesome voice somewhere.

 

The Mrs has a tattoo of some lyrics I sent her years ago. It was a cover he did, but his version was better than the original. 

 

 

I found his solo work a little too polished, but Soundgarden, Audioslave were a big part of my earlier years.

 

Just listened to the debut Audioslave album on the walk home tonight, some lyrics pertinent given the sad news - "I can't tell you why people die alone" Shadow on the Sun, Audioslave. 


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  Reply # 1784918 19-May-2017 18:59
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such a waste .....





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  Reply # 1784919 19-May-2017 19:01
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blakamin:

 

I'm still shattered. 

 

His music has been the soundtrack to my life Soundgarden, Audioslave, solo.... There's always been that awesome voice somewhere.

 

The Mrs has a tattoo of some lyrics I sent her years ago. It was a cover he did, but his version was better than the original. 

 

 

I found his solo work a little too polished, but Soundgarden, Audioslave were a big part of my earlier years.

 

Just listened to the debut Audioslave album on the walk home tonight, some lyrics pertinent given the sad news - "I can't tell you why people die alone" Shadow on the Sun, Audioslave. 

 

 

 

 

Try "live in Sweden" on youtube. 

 

I saw the "Higher Truth" tour. blown away.


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  Reply # 1784953 19-May-2017 21:41
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A waste, but also a selfish gesture and p1ss-poor example for other (particularly younger) people, and downright cruel to his wife (incl ex) and children.




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  Reply # 1784955 19-May-2017 21:44
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Fred99:

 

A waste, but also a selfish gesture and p1ss-poor example for other (particularly younger) people, and downright cruel to his wife (incl ex) and children.

 

 

Written by someone who has obviously never had depression. 

 

 

 

sad you don't realise what depression does.


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