Hi Luke,

Thanks very much for saying that. I know Muhammed is young and perhaps
doesn't know any better, but these kinds of questions are simply
inapropriate when a family is going through any kind of tragity or
hard times. Even though they may make a tragity public, as I did, that
doesn't mean they want everything to be made public. There is
somethings meant to stay private and remain with the family. Probing
for more information can be both painful and rude.



On 12/20/10, dark <d...@xgam.org> wrote:
> Muhammed, when something along these lines seems to happen, it is rather
> insensative, ---- not to say slightly rude to ask those sorts of bald
> questions.
>
> Imagine for instance your dad were run over by a car and I started asking
> "where did the car hit him? what make of car? how fast was it going? did he
> die at the scene or later on?" etc, etc.
>
> You'd get pretty irritated at me, and wouldn't really want to answer all
> those remes of questions.
>
> While I'm sure your intentions are good, please remember that when someone
> has lost a family member or gone through any tragic circumstance, the last
> thing they would want is to thrash out all the petty litle details.
>
> Just a note about your thoughts and sympathy is usually all that is needed
> in these situations.
>
> I hope this explains things.
>
> Beware the Grue!
>
> Dark.

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