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phungi 12-02-2017 07:50 AM

THEMED Celebrity Death Pool 2018
 
NOTE: This is a NEW change for 2018. Themed Death Pool Lists will be posted and tracked in a separate thread. If you are looking for the 2018 Celebrity Death Pool thread, click here

phungi (aka: the Death Shroom) checking in as your 2018 Death Pool chaperone. While I may only be a place-holder for Baker (aka: the Death Mistress), it remains an honor.

In case anyone is new to this game, the rules are outlined below. There are a few new rules so read carefully.

The Rules:
  1. You pick 13 celebrities (plus 3 alternates) that you predict will die in the year 2018. 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. It's rather simple.

    Please check the spelling if your celebrity's names, as editing takes hours. Also, please do not put spaces between abbreviated letters.

    For example: "George H.W. Bush" instead of George H. W. Bush"
  2. Players may submit lists to both the "regular" and "themed" pools. However, those posting a Themed list should explain the theme.
  3. All picks must be made by December 31st, 2017, at 11:59PM, CENTRAL TIME. Late entries (i.e., ANY time after midnight of Jan 1st) will be turned away.

  4. Valid picks CANNOT be:

    a. already dead
    b. fictional
    d. under age 18
    e. a registered member of the SDMB
    f. hostages held by terrorist organizations
    g. famous solely as a result of their illness or the events surrounding their death (see #14 below)

  5. If you have any questions about who is or is not a celebrity, feel free to post to the thread or PM me. This is why we include 3 alternates, so if a pick is designated to be invalid, your first alternate will be elevated to your list.

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

  7. Prisoners held on death row count only if they die by means other than official execution.

  8. If you kill anyone on your list to try to get ahead or cheat, then you're automatically disqualified.

  9. Editing your choices: You can change the people on your list as many times as you wish before the deadline above, just make sure that your FINAL list is known, otherwise I'm going to take the first 13 of yours I see listed.

  10. Alternates are important, in the case of a pick being invalid, or a pick dying prior to January 1st.

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

  12. Tracking celebrity deaths is the job of each individual player. Wiki maintains a page of deaths each month, and is an excellent reference.

  13. I create and share a Scorekeeper in the form of an Excel Spreadsheet. I am happy to share this with any and all participants. I generally post to a DropBox folder, and update it after every death. If you do not have DropBox, sign up (it is free).

  14. We are instituting a new "secret posting" of picks this year, through this Google Form (all thanks to Mahaloth). Should you not want to publicly post your list prior to Jan 1, you can post through the Form, and your picks will be posted publicly by me (phungi) after Jan 1.

  15. Determination of who is a celebrity will remain a subjective matter, but generally defined as "the person has some known presence in the form of a Wikipedia Page and/or notoriety in the news or such" and their fame or celebrity cannot be based solely on their having a terminal illness". Sole possession of a Wikipedia page will not constitute "celebrity". If questioned, the person who posted that individual may be required provide such evidence.

    Questions may be raised about the appropriateness of a pick at any point after a list is posted, even after 1/1/18. Alternates picks play an important role, as "questionable" picks may be disqualified post-posting.

  16. Themed lists will be submitted and tracked through a separate thread/pool, linked here.

  17. There is no exchange of money, that would be in poor taste. Rather, each year, we share the following awards:
    • The "Opening Kickoff" Award: awarded to the poster or posters who pick the first listed celebrity to die in 2018.
    • 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 "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 2018, but see rule 3d.
    • The "Final Hours" Award: awarded to the poster or posters who pick the last listed celebrity to die in 2018.

  18. You need to submit a clean list, with no explanations, dates of birth, titles, etc. If you want to add commentary, include this below your clean list.


    For example:

    Theme: Brady Bunch

    Clean list:
    Robert Reed
    Florence Henderson
    Ann B. Davis
    Barry Williams
    Maureen McCormick
    Christopher Knight
    Eve Plumb
    Mike Lookinland
    Susan Olsen
    Allan Melvin
    Jack Collins
    Robbie Rist
    Desi Arnaz, Jr.


    Annotated list:
    Robert Reed as Mike Brady
    Florence Henderson as Carol Brady
    Ann B. Davis as Alice Nelson
    Barry Williams as Greg Brady
    Maureen McCormick as Marcia Brady
    Christopher Knight as Peter Brady
    Eve Plumb as Jan Brady
    Mike Lookinland as Bobby Brady
    Susan Olsen as Cindy Brady
    Allan Melvin as Sam Franklin
    Jack Collins as Mr. Phillips
    Robbie Rist as Cousin Oliver
    Desi Arnaz, Jr. as himself

  19. Scoring: When a celebrity dies, you get their age at death subtracted from 100. All celebrities who are 100 or over count, but you get "0" Points for their death, contributing to the "Quantity not Quality" award.
If anyone has any questions, post to the thread, or PM me.

Here is the thread for the 2017 Death Pool

Have fun, everyone. Good luck!

phungi 12-02-2017 07:56 AM

Missed the edit window. Can the MOD please change the link in #14 to https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1F...rm?usp=sf_link

Annie-Xmas 12-02-2017 11:25 AM

Here is my themed list. Disregard the one in the other thread

Jimmy Carter
Roslynn Carter
George H.W. Bush
Barbara Bush
Bill Clinton
Hillary Clinton
George W. Bush
Laura Bush
Barack Obama
Michelle Obama
Donald Trump
Ivana Trump
Melanija Trump

Alternate picks:

Joe Biden
Mike Pence
Marla Trump

Dr. Girlfriend 12-02-2017 12:26 PM

I may eventually post a non-themed list, but here's the 7th annual All-Star Sports Edition:

Brent Musberger
Michael Schumacher
Scott Hamilton
Pedro Guerrero
Lou Brock
Rod Carew
John Andretti
Vin Scully
Don Larsen
Pele
Joe Morgan
Ric Flair
William Refrigerator Perry

Alternates:
Richard Simmons
Johnny Manziel
Ken "Hawk" Harrelson

Dancer_Flight 12-02-2017 07:50 PM

Dflights's Star Trek Alumni List
 
Main Picks:

Diana Muldaur
William Shatner
Avery Brooks
Brent Spiner
Walter Koenig
Rene Auberjonois
John Larroquette
Scott Bakula
Nichelle Nichols
Christopher Lloyd
Christopher Plummer
George Takei
Patrick Stewart

Alternates:

Kate Mulgrew
Wil Wheaton
Malcolm McDowell

May I wind up the year pointless here.

-DF

SpoilerVirgin 12-02-2017 08:21 PM

Thanks to the Death Shroom for making this a separate thread.

Theme: 'Til Death Do Us Part

Jill Eikenberry
Michael Tucker
John McCook
Laurette Spang
Juliette Mills
Maxwell Caulfield
William H. Macy
Felicity Huffman
Melora Hardin
Gildart Jackson
Pierce Brosnan
Keely Shaye Smith
Ellen Travolta

Alternates:

David Cross
Amber Tamblyn

My favorite celebrity marriages:

Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker (married 1973)
John McCook and Laurette Spang (married 1980)
Juliette Mills and Maxwell Caulfield (married 1980)
William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman (married 1997)
Melora Hardin and Gildart Jackson (married 1997)
Pierce Brosnan and Keely Shaye Smith (married 2001)
Ellen Travolta and the late Jack Bannon, whose death was the inspiration for this themed list (married 1983)

David Cross and Amber Tamblyn (married 2012)

kopek 12-03-2017 03:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SpoilerVirgin (Post 20639725)
Thanks to the Death Shroom for making this a separate thread.

Same here ---- terrific!

OK -- as stated before in the rules discussion I present
A Bridge Too Far Over the River Styx


Sean Connery
Jeremy Kemp
Ryan O'Neal
Gene Hackman
Michael Caine
Michael Byrne
Anthony Hopkins
James Caan
Elliott Gould
Robert Redford
Edward Fox
Hardy Krüger
Liv Ullmann

alternates:
John Salthouse
David Auker
Michael Wolf

Lancia 12-03-2017 05:36 PM

My list for this year: these are all actresses / actors who appeared as guest stars on Northern Exposure in the early ‘90’s.



1. Jack Black
2. Adam Arkin
3. Graham Greene
4. Anthony Edwards
5. Bill Irwin
6. Art LaFleur
7. John M. Jackson
8. Patrick Warburton
9. Stephen Root
10. Jared Rushton
11. Peter Bogdanovich
12. Richard Cummings, Jr.
13. Valerie Mahaffey


Alternates:



1. Paul Provenza
2. Teri Polo
3. Diane Delano

Little Nemo 12-03-2017 08:18 PM

My theme is the Reagan administration. Because these people are old.

James Baker
William Bennett
George H.W. Bush
Frank Carlucci
Elizabeth Dole
Ray Donovan
Edwin Meese
Jim Miller
William Ruckelshaus
George Shultz
David Stockman
Dick Thornburgh
James Watt

alternates:

John Block
Nicholas Brady
Ann McLaughlin

Happy Lendervedder 12-03-2017 10:23 PM

The 1968 World Champion Detroit Tigers:

Bill Freehan
Al Kaline
Willie Horton
Mickey Stanley
Denny McLain
Mickey Lolich
Jim Price
John Hiller
Daryl Patterson
Don Wert
Dennis Ribant
Tommy Matchick
Lenny Green


Alternates from the 1984 World Champion Detroit Tigers:

Kirk Gibson
Milt Wilcox
Willie Hernandez

Czarcasm 12-04-2017 11:08 AM

Theme: Religious Leaders

Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama (1950–present)-Tibetan Buddhism
Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Pope Francis-Roman Catholic Church
Dimitrios Arhondonis, Bartholomew I-Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
Ktrij Nersessian, Karekin II-Catholicos of All Armenians
Leith Anderson, President of National Association of Evangelicals-Protestantism
John Upton, President-Baptist World Alliance
Ronnie Floyd, President-Southern Baptist Convention
André Cox, General-Salvation Army
Ted N. C. Wilson, General Conference President-Seventh Day Adventists
Elizabeth Alexandra Mary(Elizabeth II), Supreme Governor of the Church of England
Michael B. Curry, Presiding Bishop-Episcopal Church in the United States of America
Thomas S. Monson, President-The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Louis Farrakhan, head-Nation of Islam
Alternates:
David Miscavige, Ecclesiastical Leader of Scientology
Peter Morales, President-Unitarian Universalism
Akihito, Emperor of Japan, head of Shintoism


Clean list:
Tenzin Gyatso
Jorge Mario Bergoglio
Dimitrios Arhondonis
Ktrij Nersessian
Leith Anderson
John Upton
Ronnie Floyd
André Cox
Ted N. C. Wilson
Elizabeth Alexandra Mary
Michael B. Curry
Thomas S. Monson
Louis Farrakhan
Alternates:
David Miscavige
Peter Morales
Akihito

In the event of an actual Apocalypse, all bets are off.

phungi 12-04-2017 03:21 PM

Im memory of Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf, Crackhead Bob, Eric the Actor, Kenneth Keith Kallenbach, Nicole Bass, and Joey Boots, I present:

The Wack Pack
Lester Green Beetlejuice (June 2, 1968)
Mark Shaw, Jr. - Bigfoot (Age 39 in 2012)
Fred Schreiber - Fred the Elephant Boy (Nov 9, 1958)
Gary Loudermilk - Gary the Retard/Conqueror (born 1952)
Jeff Curro - Jeff the Drunk (May 2, 1967)
Bill Soto - Ham Hands Bill (Feb 21, year unknown)
Patricia Krentcil - Tan Mom (Nov 30, 1967)
Pete McHeffey - Medicated Pete (April 12, 1975)
Mark Rothenberger - Mark the Bagger
Erik Bleaman - High Pitch Erik (April 16, 1971)
Andrea Ownbey - Miss Howard Stern (Feb 28, 1983)
Daniel Carver (1948)
Wendy the slow adult

Alternates:
Mike Diamond - Marfan Mike
Mariann Tepedino - Mariann From Brooklyn
Michael DelCampo - Sour Shoes (June 6, 1974)

kunilou 12-05-2017 08:51 PM

The '60s Folk Singer List

Joan Baez
Judy Collins
Gordon Lightfoot
Roger McGuinn
Joni Mitchell
Steven Stills
Noel Paul Stookey
Ian Tyson
Sylvia Tyson
Peter Yarrow
Neil Young

Alternates

Tom Lehrer
Barry McGuire
Randy Sparks

RollOutTheBarrel 12-06-2017 12:40 PM

Current and Former World Leaders:
Tony Blair
Gordon Brown
George H.W. Bush
George W. Bush
Theresa May
David Cameron
Jimmy Carter
Bill Clinton
Kim Jung-un
Robert Mugabe
Barack Obama
Vladimir Putin
Donald Trump

Alternates:
Stephen Harper
Angela Merkel
Justin Trudeau

Wallet 12-06-2017 05:39 PM

Reposted from the regular Death Pool thread:

Theme: Evil and its Minions
* Donald Trump - orange hued evil incarnate
* Mike Pence - evangelical hypocritical bobble-head
* Steve Mnuchin - grandmother evicting , money fondling Treasury Secretary
* Jeff Sessions - evil Keebler Elf
* Ryan Zinke - killing our environment as Interior Secretary
* Rick Perry - Secretary of Energy.
* Betsy DeVos - paid for position of Secretary of Education
* Scott Pruit - heads EPA, serving the fossil-fuel industry since 2017
* Mick Mulvaney - Budget Director who says Meals on Wheels doesn't work; fighting
climate change is a rip-off; After School programs have no effect on
performance
* Sarah Huckabee Sanders - a "serial congenital liar" who buries the American
people"in an avalanche of horseshit" (Rick Wilson)
* Steve Bannon - evil enabler, puppet master
* Kim Jong-un - Supreme Leader of North Korea, as deranged as our own Dear
Leader
* Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi - putative leader of ISIS (and still not dead)

Alternates:
* Vladimir Putin - President of Russia, top puppeteer
* Dick Cheney - throwback to when evil was just heartless, and didn't include nuclear
annihilation

Plain List:

Donald Trump
Mike Pence
Steve Mnuchin
Jeff Sessions
Ryan Zinke
Rick Perry
Betsy DeVos
Scott Pruitt
Mick Mulvaney
Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Steve Bannon
Kim Jong-un
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Alternates:
Vladimir Putin
Dick Cheney

meghan 12-07-2017 07:16 AM

1960s Child Actors
Okay, so Little House was in the ‘70s. I should have known – it was in color!

Butch Patrick
Lisa Loring
Erin Murphy
Melissa Gilbert
Johnny Whitaker
Eve Plumb
Maureen McCormick
Billy Mumy
Larry Mathews
Angela Cartwright
Jay North
Ron Howard
Clint Howard

Alternates:

Kurt Russell
Scott Baio


Butch Patrick – Munsters
Lisa Loring – Addams Family
Erin Murphy – Bewitched
Melissa Gilbert – Little House on the Prarie
Johnny Whitaker – Family Affair
Eve Plumb – Brady Bunch
Maureen McCormick – Brady Bunch
Billy Mumy – Lost in Space
Larry Mathews – Dyck Van Dyke Show
Angela Cartwright – Make Way for Daddy / Lost in Space
Jay North – Dennis the Menace
Ron Howard – Andy Griffith Show
Clint Howard – Andy Griffith Show, and other

Alternates:

Kurt Russell
Scott Baio

Loach 12-07-2017 08:27 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kopek (Post 20641067)
Same here ---- terrific!

OK -- as stated before in the rules discussion I present
A Bridge Too Far Over the River Styx

Nice. My favorite theme so far.

Registered at Last 12-07-2017 10:12 AM

I always try to include some of my fellow Canadians on my regular list, so it is the obvious theme for me to post that All Canadian list:

The Canadians - plain list:
John Mann
Gino Odjick
Henri Richard
Anton Kuerti
Mike MacDonald
Paul Henderson
Tommy Chong
Alexa McDonough
Michael J Fox
Neil Crone
Lisa Ray
Abdullah the Butcher
Brett Hart

The Canadians:
John Mann (Founding member of band Spirit of the West)
Gino Odjick (Hockey enforcer)
Henri Richard (Hockey legend)
Anton Kuerti (Pianist, composer, conductor)
Mike MacDonald (Comedian)
Paul Henderson (Hockey legend – scored the winning goal in 1972 hockey Summit)
Tommy Chong (Professional Stoner)
Alexa McDonough (Former leader of NPD party)
Michael J Fox (Actor)
Neil Crone (Actor / comedian)
Lisa Ray (Actress / Model /TV host)
Abdullah the Butcher (AKA Lawrence Robert Shreve, professional wrestler)
Brett “The Hitman” Hart (Professional Wrestler)

Alternates
Stuntman Stu (AKA Stu Schwartz, Ottawa radio personality)
Daniel Stolfi (Actor)
Rocky Johnston (Professional wrestler, also The Rock’s father)

phungi 12-07-2017 10:39 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kunilou (Post 20646081)
The '60s Folk Singer List

Joan Baez
Judy Collins
Gordon Lightfoot
Roger McGuinn
Joni Mitchell
Steven Stills
Noel Paul Stookey
Ian Tyson
Sylvia Tyson
Peter Yarrow
Neil Young

Alternates

Tom Lehrer
Barry McGuire
Randy Sparks

There are only 11 in your main list, so you top 2 alternates are on your list unless you revise...

kunilou 12-07-2017 12:59 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by phungi (Post 20649177)
There are only 11 in your main list, so you top 2 alternates are on your list unless you revise...

My mistake, here's the corrected list:

Joan Baez
Judy Collins
Bob Dylan
Gordon Lightfoot
Roger McGuinn
Joni Mitchell
Kenny Rogers
Steven Stills
Noel Paul Stookey
Ian Tyson
Sylvia Tyson
Peter Yarrow
Neil Young

Alternates

Tom Lehrer
Barry McGuire
Randy Sparks

Stephe96 12-07-2017 02:15 PM

Paul McCartney
Ringo Starr
Kanye West
Yoko Ono
Julian Lennon
Pete Best
Sean Lennon
Olivia Harrison
Dhani Harrison
Jane Asher
Patti Boyd Harrison
Zak Starkey
Stella McCartney

Alternates:

Jeff Lynne
Heather Mills
Bob Dylan

Mean Mr. Mustard 12-07-2017 02:34 PM

Actors from my favorite sitcoms:

Rob Reiner - All in the Family
Abe Vigoda Max Gail - Barney Miller
Jeff Garlin - Curb Your Enthusiasm
Betty Lynn - The Andy Griffith Show
Jerry Mathers - Leave It To Beaver
Max Baer Jr. - The Beverly Hillbillies
Kelsey Grammer - Frasier
George Wendt - Cheers
Danny DeVito - Taxi
Kevin James - The King of Queens
Barbara Feldon - Get Smart
John Goodman - Roseanne
Ed Asner - Mary Tyler Moore

Brian Baumgartner - The Office
Ronnie Schell - Gomer Pyle, USMC
Loretta Swit - M*A*S*H


Plain list:

Rob Reiner
Max Gail
Jeff Garlin
Betty Lynn
Max Baer Jr.
Kelsey Grammer
George Wendt
Danny DeVito
Kevin James
Barbara Feldon
John Goodman
Ed Asner

Brian Baumgartner
Ronnie Schell
Loretta Swit

Andrew 21 12-07-2017 05:00 PM

Theme: Baseball

Pedro Guerrero
Red Schoendienst
Luis Aparicio
Bobby Brown
Lou Brock
Willie Mays
Hank Aaron
Bob Uecker
Don Newcombe
Whitey Ford
Dave Parker
Mel Stottlemyre Sr.
Tommy Lasorda


First Base- Pedro Guerrero
Second Base- Red Schoendienst
Shortstop- Luis Aparicio
Third Base- Bobby Brown
Left Field- Lou Brock
Center Field- Willie Mays
Right Field- Hank Aaron
Catcher- Bob Uecker
Right Handed Pitcher- Don Newcombe
Left Handed Pitcher- Whitey Ford
Designated Hitter- Dave Parker
Pitching Coach- Mel Stottlemyre Sr.
Manager- Tommy Lasorda

kayT 12-07-2017 05:45 PM

Great list, Andrew 21, but don't you want some alternates?

Little Nemo 12-07-2017 05:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Stephe96 (Post 20649811)
Paul McCartney
Ringo Starr
Kanye West
Yoko Ono
Julian Lennon
Pete Best
Sean Lennon
Olivia Harrison
Dhani Harrison
Jane Asher
Patti Boyd Harrison
Zak Starkey
Stella McCartney

Alternates:

Jeff Lynne
Heather Mills
Bob Dylan

Kanye West?

Why not Jimmie Nicol?

Stephe96 12-07-2017 06:09 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Little Nemo (Post 20650352)
Kanye West?

Why not Jimmie Nicol?

Jimmy Nichol would be a good one. Macca and Kanye did a song together a few years back.

Andrew 21 12-07-2017 07:00 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kayT (Post 20650326)
Great list, Andrew 21, but don't you want some alternates?

If a player on my list dies before Jan. 1, I will post a revised list. The new player would be one who played the same position as the player he replaces. For example, if Guerrero dies, his replacement will be Eddie Robinson; if Shoendienst dies, his replacement will be Bobby Richardson.

krondys 12-08-2017 01:38 PM

Televangelists!

Ernest Angley
Jim Bakker
Morris Cerullo
Kenneth Copeland
Billy Graham
Robert Grant
John Hagee
Peter Popoff
Pat Robertson
Jimmy Swaggart
Don Stewart
Jack Van Impe
Jim Whittington

Alternates:
Frederick Price
Charles Stanley
Kay Arthur

kopek 12-09-2017 05:31 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kunilou (Post 20649583)
Alternates

Tom Lehrer

I always feel sad when he pops up on someone list. Yeah -- I know. Points thou art and to points thou must return. But rarely does a week go by that I don't sing either the Vatican Rag or So Long Mom.

kayT 12-09-2017 06:52 PM

Depends on whose list, kopek. The ones on my list are mostly immortal.

kunilou 12-09-2017 07:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kopek (Post 20654500)
I always feel sad when he pops up on someone list. Yeah -- I know. Points thou art and to points thou must return. But rarely does a week go by that I don't sing either the Vatican Rag or So Long Mom.

That's why I only chose him as an alternate.

phungi 12-10-2017 08:01 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kopek (Post 20654500)
I always feel sad when he pops up on someone list. Yeah -- I know. Points thou art and to points thou must return. But rarely does a week go by that I don't sing either the Vatican Rag or So Long Mom.

Never knew him by name, but cut my teeth on Dr. Demento, and thus, Poisoning Pigeons in the Park

Tread 12-10-2017 09:30 AM

Look Ma No Points List

Olivia de Havilland

Kirk Douglas

Connie Sawyer

Patricia Morison

Norman Lloyd

Art Rupe

Lucy Jarvis

Morton Sobell

William Coors

Al G. Wright

David Douglas Duncan

Herman Wouk

Gertrude Jeannette


No need for alternates. this list will make it to 2108

Paul in Qatar 12-10-2017 10:14 AM

PEOPLE I THOUGHT WERE ALREADY DEAD
Jackie Mason
Larry King
Angelica Lansbury
Dick Van Dyke
Hugh Downs
Bob Newhart
Hosni Mubarak
Harry Belafonte
Carol Channing
Wilford Brimley
Tommy Lasorda
Mikhail Gorbachev
Norman Lear

kayT 12-10-2017 10:27 AM

Great idea for a theme, Paul in Qatar!

psychobunny 12-10-2017 03:54 PM

At least their careers are dead (or should be):

Donald Trump
Harvey Weinstein
Kevin Spacey
Louis CK
Al Franken
Roy Moore
Matt Lauer
Charlie Rose
Jeremy Piven
Bill O'Reilly
Dustin Hoffman
Garrison Keillor
George Takei

Alternates:

Roman Polanski
Bill Clinton
Anthony Weiner

Face Intentionally Left Blank 12-10-2017 04:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Wallet (Post 20647882)
Reposted from the regular Death Pool thread:

Theme: Evil and its Minions

I will be borrowing a few for my own list of a similar theme, but I'm waiting a couple days to finalize it. Thanks.

boffking 12-10-2017 09:44 PM

I'm going to do a Wall Street list:
Bruce Berkowitz
Steve Mnuchin
Lloyd Blankfein
James Dimon
Warren Buffet
George Soros
Brian T. Moynihan
John Thain
Carl Icahn
Larry Fink
Bill Mcnabb
Richard Fairbank
Adena Friedman
Alternates:
Eddie Lampert
William Lewis
Rupert Murdoch

RollOutTheBarrel 12-12-2017 02:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Paul in Qatar (Post 20655416)
Angelica Lansbury

Do you mean Angela Lansbury?

Face Intentionally Left Blank 12-13-2017 03:47 AM

Addition by subtraction - Making America Great Again

Donald Trump - President. Long national nightmare.
Rupert Murdoch - Inspiration for Jean-Baptiste Emanuel Zorg.
Charles G. Koch - Randolph Duke.
David H. Koch - Mortimer Duke.
Steve Bannon - Former White House Chief Strategist. A less-realistic Grima Wormtongue with liver disease.


Mitch McConnell - Kentucky Senator. HORRIBLE human being, passable Testudine.
Mike Pence - Vice President. True believer. Somehow NOT better than the alternative.
Sean Hannity - Fox News personality. Ego that walks like a man. "World's Most Punchable Face" winner 5 years running. Eats crackers like he owns the place.
Ajit Pai - FCC Chairman. Fucking up the internet because wildly successful companies just aren't getting rich enough, fast enough, goddammit.
Scott Pruitt - in charge of ruining the EPA, and so, the environment.


ALTERNATES:
James O'Keefe - "Project Veritas" head. In a highly competitive year, "World's Most Punchable Face" runner-up. Leaves a trail of slime wherever he goes.
Martin Shkreli - Most hated man in healthcare. Bra-VO, sir!
Erik Prince - Blackwater founder. The rumored would-be head of Trump's rumored would-be secret police. Possible lizard-man.


Clean list:

Donald Trump
Rupert Murdoch
Charles G. Koch
David H. Koch
Steve Bannon
Mitch McConnell
Mike Pence
Sean Hannity
Ajit Pai
Scott Pruitt


Alternates:

James O'Keefe
Martin Shkreli
Erik Prince

kk fusion 12-13-2017 08:06 AM

There are exactly 13 left of the

1960 Olympic winners in men's individual athletics:

1. Armin Hary (100m, 03/22/1937)
2. Livio Berruti (200m, 05/19/1939)
3. Otis Davis (400m, 07/12/1932)
4. Peter Snell (800m, 12/17/1938)
5. Herb Elliott (1500m, 02/15/1938)
6. Murray Halberg (5000m, 07/07/1933)
7. Vladimir Golubnichy (20km walk, 06/02/1936)
8. Ralph Boston (long jump, 05/09/1939)
9. Jozef Szmidt (triple jump, 03/28/1935)
10. Robert Shvalakadze (high jump, 04/01/1933)
11. Don Bragg (pole vault, 05/15/1935)
12. Bill Nieder (shot put, 08/10/1933)
13. Rafer Johnson (decathlon, 08/18/1935)

Plain list (subs are Hary's winning team-mates in the 4x100 relay):

Armin Hary
Livio Berruti
Otis Davis
Peter Snell
Herb Elliott
Murray Halberg
Vladimir Golubnichy
Ralph Boston
Jozef Szmidt
Robert Shvalakadze
Don Bragg
Bill Nieder
Rafer Johnson

Bernd Cullmann
Walter Mahlendorf
Martin Lauer

Face Intentionally Left Blank 12-13-2017 08:30 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Face Intentionally Left Blank (Post 20662209)
Addition by subtraction - Making America Great Again

Donald Trump - President. Long national nightmare.
Rupert Murdoch - Inspiration for Jean-Baptiste Emanuel Zorg.
Charles G. Koch - Randolph Duke.
David H. Koch - Mortimer Duke.
Steve Bannon - Former White House Chief Strategist. A less-realistic Grima Wormtongue with liver disease.


Mitch McConnell - Kentucky Senator. HORRIBLE human being, passable Testudine.
Mike Pence - Vice President. True believer. Somehow NOT better than the alternative.
Sean Hannity - Fox News personality. Ego that walks like a man. "World's Most Punchable Face" winner 5 years running. Eats crackers like he owns the place.
Ajit Pai - FCC Chairman. Fucking up the internet because wildly successful companies just aren't getting rich enough, fast enough, goddammit.
Scott Pruitt - in charge of ruining the EPA, and so, the environment.


ALTERNATES:
James O'Keefe - "Project Veritas" head. In a highly competitive year, "World's Most Punchable Face" runner-up. Leaves a trail of slime wherever he goes.
Martin Shkreli - Most hated man in healthcare. Bra-VO, sir!
Erik Prince - Blackwater founder. The rumored would-be head of Trump's rumored would-be secret police. Possible lizard-man.


Clean list:

Donald Trump
Rupert Murdoch
Charles G. Koch
David H. Koch
Steve Bannon
Mitch McConnell
Mike Pence
Sean Hannity
Ajit Pai
Scott Pruitt


Alternates:

James O'Keefe
Martin Shkreli
Erik Prince

GAH! 13 on the original list PLUS 3 alternates? I thought it was usually 10 + 3. OK, I'll fix.


NEW Clean list:

Donald Trump
Rupert Murdoch
Charles G. Koch
David H. Koch
Steve Bannon
Mitch McConnell
Mike Pence
Sean Hannity
Ajit Pai
Scott Pruitt
James O'Keefe
Martin Shkreli
Erik Prince


Alternates:

Neil Gorsuch
David Miscavige
Glen Beck

Sternvogel 12-13-2017 03:57 PM

Since we now have this thread in addition to the regular one, I'll participate in both, but save some work by copying my 2017 "What a Bunch of Dicks" entry, with one change and the now-required three alternates.

Plaintext (and alphabetized) version:

Dick Allen
Dick Bennett
Dick Button
Dick Cheney
Dick Dale
Dick DeBartolo
Andy Dick
Dick Gephardt
Dick Green
Dick Jauron
Dick LeBeau
Dick Pound
Dick Van Arsdale

Alternates:

Dick Modzelewski
Dick Pole
Dick Tidrow


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Allen -- baseball player
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Bennett -- basketball coach
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Button -- figure skating star and commentator
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Cheney -- former Vice-President of the United States
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Dale -- King of the Surf Guitar
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_DeBartolo -- writer for Mad magazine
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Dick -- putative comedian
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Gephardt -- USA presidential candidate in 1988 and 2004
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Green -- baseball player
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Jauron -- NFL player and coach
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_LeBeau -- NFL player and coach
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Pound -- World Anti-Doping Agency and IOC figure
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Van_Arsdale -- basketball player/coach/executive

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Modzelewski -- NFL player
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Pole -- baseball pitcher
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Tidrow -- baseball pitcher

kayT 12-13-2017 08:53 PM

I was planning a Tom themed list. Now I will look like a copycat. Sigh.

Dancer_Flight 12-14-2017 12:19 AM

And if you get someone to post a bunch o' Harrys (or is it Harries?), it won't look like copycatting but more of a team effort with another level of theme. Meta!

-DF

kayT 12-14-2017 01:49 PM

Great idea, Dancer_Flight! Are you in?

Biotop 12-14-2017 03:13 PM

While I am having trouble deciding between my own different themed lists, I would love to see a Tom, a Dick, and a Harry list. That would be fun.

kayT 12-14-2017 07:49 PM

OK, here's Tom. Someone just needs to do Harry. (Biotop?)

Tommy Lasorda
Tom Lehrer
Tom Brokaw
Tom Wolfe
Tom Jones
Tom DeLay
Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Chong
Thomas Hearns
Tom Seaver
Tom Waits
Tom Arnold
Tom Paxton

Thomas Pynchon
Tomas Sandstrom
Tom Smothers

Biotop 12-14-2017 08:06 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kayT (Post 20666857)
OK, here's Tom. Someone just needs to do Harry. (Biotop?)

Tommy Lasorda
Tom Lehrer
Tom Brokaw
Tom Wolfe
Tom Jones
Tom DeLay
Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Chong
Thomas Hearns
Tom Seaver
Tom Waits
Tom Arnold
Tom Paxton

Thomas Pynchon
Tomas Sandstrom
Tom Smothers

I can't do it. I have something else in mind. Perhaps someone else is wild about Harry?

Little Nemo 12-14-2017 11:03 PM

I've already submitted my list. But here's a list of thirteen famous Harrys for anyone who wants to submit it:

Harry Anderson
Harry Belafonte
Harry Connick Jr
Harry Hamlin
Harry Hill
Harry Kane
Harry Lennix
Harry Reid
Harry Shearer
Harry Shum Jr
Harry Styles
Prince Henry of Wales
Debbie Harry


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