Tell him Deadgye says hai. Also tell him to make sure he's read Somersault 1 and 2. They're on exhentai if he hasn't. Someone of his nature should know how to get past sad panda hopefully.
If not, I don't think anything can help him.
What if the bird will not sing?
Nobunaga answers, "Kill it!"
Hideyoshi answers, "Make it want to sing."
Ieyasu answers, "Wait."
Timelordwho answers "Just as Planned."