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Baker 12-01-2019 01:28 AM

Celebrity Death Pool 2020
 
It’s the most wonderful time of the year!!! This past year has been exciting so far, and 2020 should be just as great!!!. Okay, as usual, let’s get the rules out of the way and get to playing.

The Rules:

1. You pick 13 celebrities (that's thirteen, not ten) whom you predict will die within the calendar year 2020. If any of your celebrities dies, you score 100 points minus their age at death. Whoever has the most points at the end of the year wins the undying *snort* admiration of the SDMB.

2. All picks must be time- and date-stamped by midnight Chicago time, Dec. 31st, 2019. (That's U.S. Central time, which is six hours behind Greenwich.)

3. Valid picks are not:

a. already dead
b. a fictional character
c. non-human
d. under age 18 at death, 'cause we're macabre but not THAT macabre.
e. a registered member of the SDMB, 'cause that would be weird
f. hostages held by terrorist organizations
g. famous solely as a result of their illness or associated actions/events.
h. listed as “any member of whatever group”

It’s really hard to define “celebrity” Best we can do is someone who’s death is rather widely reported in major media outlets, because of something they’ve done, be it art, politics, athletics, science, music, the military, or even serial murder. It’s not going to be your Aunt Mabel who was in the local paper because her apple pie won first place in the county fair. HOWEVER, if you DO have a question about whether or not someone’s choice qualifies, please, I’d prefer a PM about it to start off with, rather than thrashing it out in public and possibly causing resentment. Remember, people, it’s only a game! It’s supposed to be fun, Fun FUN!!!

4. You can pick people who are 100 or more years old but you won't score points for them. See the "Quantity Not Quality" award, below.

5. If we are uncertain about the celebrity's age at death, we will go by the higher age (lower score).

6. Prisoners held on death row will be valid for scoring points only if they die by means other than official execution. I call this the “Whitey Bulger“.rule.

7. Any poster who kills or otherwise contributes to the death of any celebrity mentioned in this thread is disqualified. It's just a game, people. The only exceptions to this rule would be deaths caused by those posters serving as members of the police or armed forces of any country, in the line of duty.

8. Editing your choices: be careful! You can make changes to your list before the end of the year, but it has to be clear which names are your final choices. It might be advisable to submit one or more "alternates" with your list, in the event that one of your picks dies during December 2019. If you have no alternates, and one of your picks has died the remaining twelve will be all you have. You may have no more than 13 picks. If you pick more than 13, or if any of your picks is otherwise invalid, I may ask for clarification. Otherwise, I will submit the first 13 names on your list. Do me a favor: check twice, post once.

Sharing news of celebrities in ill health and whatnot is up to individual posters.

If a poster playing the game gets banned during the year, this does not invalidate their entry, although they won’t be able to gloat in the thread if and/or when they do get points.

If a player changes their username at some point, post this news on the thread, or PM me, so I know who you are.

Some celebrities have common, identical or similar names. It is helpful to be specific.

Spelling counts! Please try to spell celebrities' names correctly. Names that weren’t originally spelled in English can be tricky, I know, but if you aren’t sure of a name, try looking at what a major news outlet, like CNN or the BBC, uses.

While all deaths garnering points must occur during the calendar year, I know that a death might go unreported for a day or so. So, I will not post official total points for at least 24 hours after 12/31/2020. If you find that one of your picks died, say, late on 12/31/2020, and you didn’t hear about it until late on Jan. 1, 2021(this is a not so subtle hint to check your lists)then post a cite at once, and you will get your points. After that you will be out of luck.

Additional awards:

The "Opening Kickoff" Award: awarded to the poster or posters who pick the first listed celebrity to die in 2020.

The "Quantity Not Quality" Award: awarded to the poster or posters who pick the greatest number of celebrities who died, regardless of their actual point value.

The "Inside Track With the Grim Reaper" Award: awarded to the poster or posters who had the most unique picks that died.

The "Robbing the Cradle" Award: awarded to the poster or posters who pick the youngest celebrity to die in 2020, but see rule 3.d.

The "Final Hours" Award: awarded to the poster or posters who pick the last listed celebrity to die in 2020.

List Format:

I have a spreadsheet that allows me to post game standings and produce various other statistics. The pain is "loading" the data into the sheets. I can do each list in a single cut and paste if you do the following two things. First, please observe, what I, Baker, refer to as the “Pope” rule, that is, use the name a celebrity is most commonly known by. It isn’t necessarily their birth name. If a person is known primarily by a titled name, please use that. So it wouldn’t be Jorge Bergoglio, it would be Pope Francis. And don’t put down Elizabeth Windsor, put down Queen Elizabeth II. For all I know there are other celebrities with the plain names. If you do pick George or Lizzy, under their lesser known names, I might not notice it, to give you those points if and when they shuffle off this mortal coil and go to join the choir invisible. And please, let me mention again, check your spelling of names!!!

And second, post your list in a plain format. An example of a plain list follows here:

Sam Brownback
Jeff Colyer
Pat Roberts
Jerry Moran
Tim Huelskamp
Mike Pompeo
Kevin Yoder
Derek Schmidt
Kris Kobach
Ron Estes
Ken Selzer
Donald Trump
Mike Pence

However, I know that many of you like to include commentary within your lists, such as:

Donald(Pumpkin-in-Chief)Trump
Sam(only 26% approval rating as governor)Brownback

That’s fine, it’s entertaining. But if you do that, please include the list again in plain format for me to copy & paste.

It’s good to be the Death Mistress!

Have fun, sickos, and “May the odds be ever in your favor!”

Stephe96 12-01-2019 05:42 AM

Julia Louis-Dreyfus
John Williams
Gene Hackman
David Geffen
Thomas Pynchon
Dustin Hoffman
Stephen King
Tina Turner
William Hurt
Val Kilmer
Kevin Spacey
Paul Simon
Art Garfunkel

Alternates:

Matt Lauer
Steven Spielberg
Madonna

RTFirefly 12-01-2019 09:30 AM

OK folks, 30 days and 14.5 hours to get those lists in!!

(And 29 days and 14.5 hours until Baker's birthday! :))

ETA: And 30 days and 14.5 hours for the surviving people on my rivals' 2019 lists to hang in there - c'mon guys, you can postpone the inevitable for that long! :D

Czarcasm 12-01-2019 09:37 AM

Queen Elizabeth
Meat Loaf
Jimmy Carter
Rosalynn Carter
The Amazing Johnathan
Pat Boone
Pat Robertson
Joe Piscopo
John Rhys-Davies
Hal Holbrook
Donald Trump
Larry Flynt
James Randi
Alternates:
Mary-Kate Olsen
Ashley Olsen
Dan Rather

Prof. Pepperwinkle 12-01-2019 10:29 AM

David Attenborough
Bob Barker
John Byner
Bill Cosby
Hugh Downs
Uri Geller
The Amazing Kreskin
Rush Limbaugh
Peter Marshall
Wink Martindale
Martin Mull
Regis Philbin
Shadoe Stevens

Alternates:

Newt Gingrich
Pat Sajak
Richard Simmons

Superdude 12-01-2019 10:40 AM

Frankie Banali
Jimmy Carter
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Chuck Norris
Eddie Van Halen
Dick Van Dyke
Olivia Newton John
Bob Dole
Honor Blackman
Ed Asner
Alex Trebeck
Linda Ronstadt
Joni Mitchell

Alternates:

Nichelle Nichols
Michael McKean
Fred Willard

Dr. Girlfriend 12-01-2019 12:02 PM

Will there be a separate themed list Death Pool this year? I enjoyed having two lists this year, especially since I got points in both!

GIGObuster 12-01-2019 12:44 PM

As usual for me, one preliminary list that will change a lot later. Just in case I forget.


Harry Reid
Celine Dion
Sam Lloyd
Rikako Ikee
Danny Amis aka Daddy-O Grande
Danny Trejo
Alex Trebek
CJ de Mooi
Meat Loaf
Artie Lange
Kamala (the wrestler)
Little Richard
Lee Kerslake

Railer13 12-01-2019 01:01 PM

2019 was my first foray into the Celebrity Death Pool. Thus far I have zero points. I have chosen a different set of 16 folks for 2020, which will ensure that this group will survive until at least 1/1/21.

David Berkowitz
Xi Jinping
Pierce Brosnan
Hulk Hogan
Duane Chapman
Tony Blair
Cyndi Lauper
Tim Allen
Kim Basinger
John Malkovich
Kathie Lee Gifford
Chaka Khan
Howard Schultz

Alernates:
Marcia Clark
Pat Benatar
Amy Irving

Mahaloth 12-01-2019 02:14 PM

Please put up the themed thread as well. I am actually more ready for that one.

swampbear 12-01-2019 03:51 PM

Since all of my 2019 picks have been most un-cooperative, I shall submit them again for 2020. Maybe at least one of them will take a hint.

Cher
David Hasselhoff
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Michael Douglas
Penny Marshall
Courtney Love
Charlie Sheen
Pamela Anderson
Lady Gaga
Lindsay Lohan
Miley Cyrus
Toni Braxton
Billy Joel

Alternates:
Alex Trebec
Michael J. Fox

Loach 12-01-2019 05:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by swampbear (Post 22003288)
Since all of my 2019 picks have been most un-cooperative, I shall submit them again for 2020. Maybe at least one of them will take a hint.

Cher
David Hasselhoff
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Michael Douglas
Penny Marshall
Courtney Love
Charlie Sheen
Pamela Anderson
Lady Gaga
Lindsay Lohan
Miley Cyrus
Toni Braxton
Billy Joel

Alternates:
Alex Trebec
Michael J. Fox

I’m sensing a weakness in your 2019 strategy that may hurt you in 2020. Penny Marshall died in 2018.

Dancer_Flight 12-01-2019 06:05 PM

Here are my picks, there maybe a "pointless" entry simply on the faint chance of not getting totally skunked again this year. Then again, perhaps by picking him, I will grant Kirk Douglas another year's immunity from the reaper.

The List:
Christopher Lloyd
Prince Philip
Betty White
Angela Lansbury
Alex Trebek
Sean Connery
Billy Connolly
Kirk Douglas
Robert Duvall
Wilford Brimley
Loretta Swit
Shirley MacLaine
Jimmy Carter

The Alternates:
Morgan Freeman
Jack Nicholson
Nancy Pelosi

Wallet 12-01-2019 07:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dr. Girlfriend (Post 22002949)
Will there be a separate themed list Death Pool this year? I enjoyed having two lists this year, especially since I got points in both!

First, I want to thank Phungi for running the Themed Death Pool this year. We really appreciate all of your hard work - thank you.

However, as much as a themed death thread is great, it just didn't garner the same posts/views as the main thread.

Could we please go back to just one Death Pool thread? I know there are some who want the recognition of a well thought out themed list - couldn't we just make a separate column on the main list? I know it was done for prior years.

Death Mistress Baker, I know asking this is a huge imposition - could it at least be open for debate/consideration?

Whatever is decided, much thanks to those who put in the time and effort to keep this game going. Thanks again.

Baker 12-01-2019 08:46 PM

Actually, I think a themed list is just great, especially as I don't have to run it. It may not garner the same views, but those who do want it will seek it out. I do, for example.

Mahaloth 12-01-2019 09:47 PM

Uh, I totally want a themed thread.

Should I run it? I have no idea how the death pool is run/managed, but could learn and am willing to run the Themed one.

???

Baker 12-01-2019 10:04 PM

phungi may be delayed in beginning the themed thread, I had a reply to a PM the day before yesterday saying they were ready.

DarrenW 12-02-2019 09:54 AM

Jimmy Carter
Chevy Chase
Brian Cranston
Bob Dole
Brian Wilson
Brian Williams
Cher
Alex Trebek
Todd Rundgren
Rupert Murdoch
Mick Jagger
Paul Hogan
Ringo Starr




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Mahaloth 12-02-2019 03:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Baker (Post 22003737)
phungi may be delayed in beginning the themed thread, I had a reply to a PM the day before yesterday saying they were ready.

Ok, great. It's there now!

swampbear 12-03-2019 05:02 AM

Thanks Loach for catching that! My revised list.

Cher
David Hasselhoff
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Michael Douglas
Alex Trebec
Courtney Love
Charlie Sheen
Pamela Anderson
Lady Gaga
Lindsay Lohan
Miley Cyrus
Toni Braxton
Billy Joel

Alternates:
Michael J. Fox

DarrenW 12-03-2019 02:35 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by swampbear (Post 22003288)
Since all of my 2019 picks have been most un-cooperative, I shall submit them again for 2020. Maybe at least one of them will take a hint.



Cher

David Hasselhoff

Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Michael Douglas

Penny Marshall

Courtney Love

Charlie Sheen

Pamela Anderson

Lady Gaga

Lindsay Lohan

Miley Cyrus

Toni Braxton

Billy Joel



Alternates:

Alex Trebec

Michael J. Fox



Penny passed in 2019.


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Baker 12-03-2019 03:03 PM

See post immediately preceeding yours.

kopek 12-03-2019 05:32 PM

William Holly Johnson
Michael C Hall
Michael J Fox
Doc Severinsen
Mel Brooks
Max Gail
Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr.
Tom Brokaw
Tracee Talavera
Cloris Leachman
Jimmy Carter
Yoko Ono
Carol Arthur


Alternates:
John Davidson
Kenny Rogers
Betty White

Maus Magill 12-04-2019 08:24 AM

In early. I know me, and I don't want to forget.

Code:

Death Pool - 2020
NAME                        Birthdate                Known for
Sam Lloyd                12 November 1963        Actor
Alex Trebek                22 July 1940                Jeopardy
Kim Jong-chul                25 September 1981        Half-brother of Kim Jong-un
Grigory Rodchenkov        24 October 1958                Former head of the Russian doping labs
Ric Flair                25 February 1949        Woooo!!!!!!!!!
Jimmy Carter                1 October 1924                Ex-President
Michael Schumacher        3 January 1969                Formula-1 Driver Terrible skier
Donald J Trump                14 June 1946                >Insert snarky comment here<
Dick Cheney                30 January 1941                Darth Vader
Prince Phillip                10 June 1921                He married well
Pope Emeritus Benedict        16 April 1927                Snazzy Red Shoes
David Attenborough        8 May 1926                Not Boaty McBoatface
Jonathan Rhys Meyers        24 July 1977                Actor

Alt
Val Kilmer                31 December 1959        The best Batman EVER
Casey Anthony                19 March 1985                Found Not Guilty

Clean List:
Sam Lloyd
Alex Trebek
Kim Jong-chul
Grigory Rodchenkov
Ric Flair
Jimmy Carter
Michael Schumacher
Donald J Trump
Dick Cheney
Prince Phillip
Pope Emeritus Benedict
David Attenborough
Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Alt
Val Kilmer
Casey Anthony

Dr. Girlfriend 12-04-2019 12:22 PM

Thank you Baker and phungi for running the Death Pools again! All but one holdovers from last year.

Queen Elizabeth II
Donald Trump
Kirk Douglas
Jimmy Carter
Shannen Doherty
Olivia Newton-John
John Travolta
Alex Trebek
Harrison Ford
Bob Barker
Bill O'Reilly
Mick Jagger
Nichelle Nichols

Alternates:
Ringo Starr
Tom Brokaw
George Takei

kopek 12-04-2019 03:05 PM

My thanks to both the Deathmistress and Deathshroom as well. This is one of those things we both really look forward to each year.

standard_deviation 12-05-2019 11:59 AM

Do most people hang on to the names who failed to die last year (all of them in my case), or like to shake it up? Either way, here's this year's zero point list.


Val Valentino
Michael Gambon
Bobby Charlton
Bill Turnbull
Alex Trebek
Randy Orton
Eddie Van Halen
Eric Idle
Sam Lloyd
Timothy West
Glenn Hoddle
Olivia Newton-John
Vince Cable



Alternates:
John Motson
Uri Geller
Maggie Smith

BobLibDem 12-06-2019 09:12 AM

This year I am just listing those people that I want to die (of painless natural causes, of course. I'm neither a sadist nor an advocate of homicide). For this one occasion I shall make an exception to my refusal to spell out Dolt45's surname.

My list of species (in the fine tradition of the Roadrunner cartoon) and individuals to be removed humanely and painlessly from the earth:

1 tangerinus anus horriblis Donald Trump
2 crookus maximus William Barr
3 corpsus exploitus Rudy Guiliani
4 assus kissus Mike Pompeo
5 homo supressus Mike Pence
6 nepotisus maximus Ivanka Trump
7 charitus scammicus Eric Trump
8 spookus bigotus Stephen Miller
9 tortoise obstructus Mitch McConnell
10 obsequious cringus Lindsey Graham
11 rattus sneakus Devin Nunes
12 egotus maximus Jared Kushner
13 victimus perpetua Melania Trump
Alternates
A nuttus nuttus Sean Hannity
B shriekus shriekus Kelly Ann Conway
C dirtyharrius envious George Zimmerman


Clean List
Donald Trump
William Barr
Rudy Guiliani
Mike Pompeo
Mike Pence
Ivanka Trump
Eric Trump
Stephen Miller
Mitch McConnell
Lindsey Graham
Devin Nunes
Jared Kushner
Melania Trump

Alternates
Sean Hannity
Kelly Ann Conway
George Zimmerman

KarlGauss 12-06-2019 03:57 PM

I've been here for 20 years and never played. So 2020 seems a good year to jump in.

Keith Richards
Ian Anderson
Elton John
Christopher Plummer
Elliott Gould
Catherine Deneuve
Jimmy Carter
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Lee Smith
Joe Torre
Henri Richard
Michael Hayden
Donald J. Trump

Alternates: Paul Martin (Canadian PM), Errol Morris

GuanoLad 12-07-2019 05:04 PM

I'm going to wait till later in the month before I post mine, but it comes down to Do I remove some of the long-standers on my regular list who would only net me a few points and replace them with some unlikely-but-not-that-unlikely wildcards. I will wrestle with that decision for a week or so before finally posting.

Superdude 12-07-2019 08:53 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Superdude (Post 22002849)
Frankie Banali
Jimmy Carter
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Chuck Norris
Eddie Van Halen
Dick Van Dyke
Olivia Newton John
Bob Dole
Honor Blackman
Ed Asner
Alex Trebeck
Linda Ronstadt
Joni Mitchell

Alternates:

Nichelle Nichols
Michael McKean
Fred Willard

Hey, Baker, can you remove Chuck Norris from my list and substitute Linda Lavin instead? Thanks!

Baker 12-07-2019 09:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Superdude (Post 22014525)
Hey, Baker, can you remove Chuck Norris from my list and substitute Linda Lavin instead? Thanks!

No problem.

vivalostwages 12-08-2019 12:38 AM

Karl Rove
Dick Cheney
Tony Bennett
Kirk Douglas
Sumner Redstone
Bob Barker
Sean Connery
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Betty White
Judi Dench
Maggie Smith
Christopher Plummer
Rupert Murdoch

Wallet 12-08-2019 05:04 AM

Thanks to our Illustrious Death Mistress Baker:

Tucker Carlson - commentator on Fox News
Rep. Doug Collins - Georgia Congressman
KellyAnne Conway - Presidential Advisor
Sen. Lindsey Graham - SC Senator
Sean Hannity - commentator on Fox News
Sen. James Inhofe - Oklahoma Senator
Rep. Jim Jordan - Ohio Congressman
Jared Kushner - Presidential Advisor
Sen. Mitch McConnell - Kentucky Senator
Rep. Mark Meadows - NC Congressman
Steven Mnuchin - Secretary of the Treasury
Rick Perry - Secretary of Energy
Donald Trump - U.S. President

Plain List:
Tucker Carlson
Doug Collins
KellyAnne Conway
Lindsey Graham
Sean Hannity
James Inhofe
Jim Jordan
Jared Kushner
Mitch McConnell
Mark Meadows
Steven Mnuchin
Rick Perry
Donald Trump

nightshadea 12-08-2019 05:57 AM

dick van dyke (not that i want him to )

Dolores Reborn 12-08-2019 07:41 AM

Here we go!

Pat Sajak
Alex Trebek
Bill Cosby
Donald Trump
Willie Nelson
Betty White
Donald Sutherland
Jerry Lee Lewis
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Harvey Weinstein
David Crosby
Michael J. Fox
Elton John

Artie Lange
Jack Nicholson
Jane Fonda

Dolores Reborn 12-08-2019 07:42 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by nightshadea (Post 22014858)
dick van dyke (not that i want him to )

Dude. Read the OP, and follow the rules.

RollOutTheBarrel 12-09-2019 04:50 PM

Here are the people I will confer immortality on this year:

Buzz Aldrin
Jimmy Carter
Michael Collins
Sean Connery
Bob Dole
Mikhail Gorbachev
Angela Lansbury
Regis Philbin
Prince Philip
Pat Sajak
William Shatner
Alex Trebek
Vanna White

alternates:
Sandra Day O'Connor
Pete Wilson

Ponch8 12-09-2019 09:05 PM

[Casey Kasem voice] Making his debut on this year's chart at number 13 is Turkish president Recep Erdogan. Dropping off this year's countdown is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who, by virtue of dying in 2019, earned Ponch8 his first ever points in his three years of participating in the SDMB Celebrity Death Pool. Now, on with the countdown.[/Casey Kasem voice]

Lukasz Gottwald
Donald Trump
Bashar Assad
Justin Bieber
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Pat Robertson
Kim Kardashian
Hassan Nasrallah
Steve Bannon
Wayne LaPierre
Louis Farrakhan
Roger Waters
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Alternates:

James Taylor
Bob Seger
Little Richard

Hopefully all 13 people on my main list bite the dust in 2020 (or sooner!)

bibliophage 12-09-2019 10:07 PM

Dick Butkus
Elvis Costello
R. Kelly
Alex Trebek
Alan Alda
50 Cent
Louie Anderson
DMX
Billy Connolly
Lil Wayne
Tommy Chong
Snoop Dogg
Kim Jong Un


Alternates:

Gary Busey
Nelly
Ned Beatty

Ponch8 12-10-2019 08:18 AM

I'm making a change to my list (I forgot to include Jeremy Corbyn earlier). Here is my actual list of 13 assholes who need to die in 2020:

Lukasz Gottwald
Donald Trump
Bashar Assad
Justin Bieber
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Pat Robertson
Jeremy Corbyn
Hassan Nasrallah
Steve Bannon
Wayne LaPierre
Louis Farrakhan
Roger Waters
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Alternates:

Kim Kardashian
James Taylor
Bob Seger

zamboniracer 12-10-2019 12:51 PM

Pete Rose
Donald Trump
Pope Benedict
Newt Gingrich
Jerry Jones
Robert Kraft
Dick Van Dyke
Tom Seaver
Vin Scully
Tommy Chong
Tommy Lasorda
Charles G. Koch
Roseanne Barr

Mahaloth 12-11-2019 07:34 PM

Linda Nolan
Alex Trebek
Terry Jones
James Lipton
Melissa Jaffer
Don Wildmon
Woody Allen
Jimmy Carter
Nick Bollettieri
Doyle Brunson
Noah Antwiler
Bob Newhart
Henry Kissinger


I can clarify if any aren't known. Don Wildmon is the founder of the American Family Association. Melissa Jaffer is in Mad Max Fury Road, but is known to me for Farscape. The rest are pretty famous. Noah Antwiler is an internet reviewer(Spoony).

Personal 12-12-2019 08:09 PM

Hugh Downs
Willie Nelson
Sean Connery
James Earl Jones
Michael Caine
Regis Philbin
Sidney Poitier
Harry Belafonte
Leontyne Price
Cicely Tyson
Louis Farrakhan
Robert Duvall
Dick Van Dyke

Alternates:

Mikhail Gorbachev
Willie Mays
Yoko Ono

TruCelt 12-12-2019 09:14 PM

Donald Trump Jr.*
Logan Paul**
Prince Phillip
Mick Jagger
Ken Todd***
Harvey Weinstein
Linda Blair
Donald Rumsfeld
Woody Allen
Rush Limbaugh
Jon Voight
Max von Sydow
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Alternates:
Mitch McConnell
Jack Nicholson

*Don Jr. makes my list for increasingly risky and impetuous behavior. I think he'll be the first Trump to fall to the "Kennedy" curse. Those who think no ill can befall them are not careful.
**Logan Paul is a Youtube idol who keeps getting into more and more jackasserey. He's going downhill fast.
***Ken Todd the restaurateur, married to Lisa Vanderpump, not the soccer player

Paul in Qatar 12-12-2019 09:17 PM

Bill Cosby
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Dick Cheney
Harvey Weinstein
Robert Wagner
Mel Brooks
Kirk Douglas
Dan Rather
Mikhail Gorbachev
Tim Conway
Don Rumsfeld
Pat Robertson


Tommy Chong
Peter Gotti

Baker 12-13-2019 05:30 AM

Paul in Qatar, you only have twelve in your list, Until you get back to the list I'll list Tommy Chong, your first alternate, as your thirteenth pick.

TruCelt 12-13-2019 08:21 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Paul in Qatar (Post 22024391)
Bill Cosby
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Dick Cheney
Harvey Weinstein
Robert Wagner
Mel Brooks
Kirk Douglas
Dan Rather
Mikhail Gorbachev
Tim Conway
Don Rumsfeld
Pat Robertson


Tommy Chong
Peter Gotti

I suppose it would be bad strategy to point out one who's already gone? I mean, more points for the rest of us, right? :(

RTFirefly 12-13-2019 09:17 AM

Here are links to all the Death Pool threads, mostly courtesy of Bullitt. I've compactified the formatting a bit. :)

2020 by Baker
2019 by Baker
2018 by phungi
2017 by Idle Thoughts
2016 by Baker
2015 by Baker
2014 by Baker
2013 by Baker
2012 by Baker
2011 by amarone
2010 by amarone
2009 by amarone
2008 by amarone
2007 by a35362
2006 by a35362
2005 by a35362
2004 by a35362
2003 by a35362
2002 by Little Nemo
2001 by Little Nemo
2000 by Little Nemo

Meeko 12-13-2019 12:02 PM

The "2020" 2020 Death Pool
Hugh Downs
Barbara Walters
Diane Sawyer
Charles Gibson
Sam Donaldson
Connie Chung
John Miller
John Stossel
Elizabeth Vargas
Chris Cuomo
David Muir
Amy Robach
Geraldo Rivera

All of whom are or where hosts on 20/20. Rivera himself, being a correspondent.


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