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Old 12-02-2018, 08:27 AM
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THEMED Celebrity Death Pool 2019


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 2019 Celebrity Death Pool thread, click here

phungi (aka: the Death Shroom) checking in as your 2019 Death Pool chaperone. Baker (aka: the Death Mistress) has returned for the "regular"pool, but it remains an honor to lead you in this important off-shoot.

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, 2018, 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. 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 1/1/19. Alternates picks play an important role, as "questionable" picks may be disqualified post-posting.

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

  16. 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 2019.
    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 2019, but see rule 3d.
    The "Final Hours" Award: awarded to the poster or posters who pick the last listed celebrity to die in 2019.

  17. 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

  18. 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.




Have fun, everyone. Good luck!

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Old 12-02-2018, 08:36 AM
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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
Ayman Rouhani, Bahá'í Leader
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
Ayman Rouhani
Louis Farrakhan
Alternates:
David Miscavige
Peter Morales
Akihito
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Old 12-03-2018, 06:31 PM
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Widowed Celebrities


Farah Diba Pahlavi
Noor al Hussein
Princess Mabel
Margrethe II
Cindy McCain
Roberta McCain
Martin Short
Mel Brooks
Courtney Love
Liam Neeson
Terri Irwin
Celine Dion
Yoko Ono

Princess Mabel is a Dutch royal
Margrethe II is Queen of Denmark
Farah Diba Pahlavi was married to the last Shah of Iran
Noor al Hussein is the widow of the former king of Jordan

I had a hard time assembling this list and if any get married before the new year I'm going to be pissed.

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Old 12-03-2018, 09:19 PM
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Sadly, many holdovers from prior year
Theme: Evil and its Minions (IMHO)

* Donald Trump - orange hued evil incarnate
* Mike Pence - evangelical hypocritical bobble-head
* Steve Mnuchin - grandmother evicting , money fondling Treasury Secretary
* Ryan Zinke - killing our environment as Interior Secretary
* Betsy DeVos - paid for position of Secretary of Education
* Brett Kavanaugh - "Sometimes I had too many beers. I liked beer. I still like beer."
* Mick Mulvaney - Budget Director - Meals on Wheels doesn't work; fighting climate change is a rip-off
* Sarah Huckabee Sanders - a "serial congenital liar" who buries the American people "in an avalanche of horseshit" (Rick Wilson)
* Mitch McConnell - From GQ: "This man has no morals, nor any respect for the rule of law, nor any respect for those who would defy him. For his own personal gain, he permitted Russia to continue manipulating the November election so that his party's candidate could win—giving us a quivering mound of chili drippings for president."
* Stephen Miller - WH advisor, architect of hard-line immigration policy, including separating families, putting children in cages
* Ivanka Kushner - "She is not passively complicit in the Trump administration’s policies; she is an active architect"
* Kim Jong-un - Supreme Leader of North Korea, and just 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
Ryan Zinke
Betsy DeVos
Brett Kavanaugh
Mick Mulvaney
Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Mitch McConnell
Stephen Miller
Ivanka Kushner
Kim Jong-un
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Alternates:
Vladimir Putin
Dick Cheney
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Old 12-03-2018, 09:59 PM
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I'm sticking with my entire 2018 list: 1968 World Champion Detroit Tigers, who are apparently a bunch of tough old buzzards.

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
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Old 12-03-2018, 10:32 PM
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People I picked on my 1999-2003 lists.

Ashanti
Charo
Leo DiCaprio
Andy Dick
Snoop Dogg
Robert Downey Jr
Teri Garr
Mikhail Gorbachev
Jeffrey Jones
Kate Moss
Hosni Mubarak
Pervez Musharraf
Roseanne

Kirk Douglas
Henry Kissinger
Prince Phillip
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Old 12-03-2018, 11:37 PM
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Alan Arkin
Barbara Bain
Chevy Chase
David Dixon
Elizabeth Estensen
Fiona Fullerton
Gilbert Gottfried
Harry Hamlin
Ian Irvine
Janet Jackson
Kevin Kline
Lisa Lampanelli
Michael Moore

BACKUPS
Nanette Newman
Olly Ohlson
Philip Pullman
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Old 12-04-2018, 08:25 AM
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Eddie Lampert
Doug McMillon
Brian Cornell
Hubert Joly
Michelle Gass
Jill Soltau
Jefferey Gennette
Fred Chang
Virginia C. Drosos
Michael Hayford
Kevin Holt
Bruce Thorn
Gary Philbin
Alternates:
Jeff Bezos
Tim Cook
John Reny
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Old 12-04-2018, 05:51 PM
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Soylent Green is People
or famous vegetarians and vegans

Joaquin Phoenix
Moby
Heather Mills
Ed Begley Jr.
John Robbins
Oliver Stone
Jane Velez-Mitchell
Bobcat Goldthwait
Pamela Anderson
Ricki Lake
Paul McCartney
Serenity Wilde
Vanilla Ice

William Clay Ford Jr.
Hannah Teter
Mark Millar


John Robbins is an author (mostly on subjects related to this list)
Don't google Serenity Wilde in work
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Old 12-05-2018, 08:38 AM
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Theme: I'm not a doctor, but I've played one in a TV series

1. Richard Chamberlain (Dr. Kildare)
2. Bill Cosby (Dr. Huxtable)
3. Billy Ray Cyrus ( Dr. Cassidy)
4. Neil Patrick Harris (Dr. Howser)
6. Mike Farrell (Dr. Hunnicut)
7. Mandy Patinkin (Dr. Geiger)
8. George Clooney (Dr. Ross)
9. Elliot Gould (Dr. Sheinfeld)
10 Robert Picardo (The Doctor)
11. Jane Seymour (Dr. Quinn)
12. Tamara Tunie (Dr. Warner)
13. Sara Rue (Dr. Barnett)

Richard Chamberlain
Bill Cosby
Billy Ray Cyrus
Neil Patrick Harris
Hugh Laurie
Mike Farrell
Mandy Patinkin
George Clooney
Elliot Gould
Robert Picardo
Jane Seymour
Tamara Tunie
Sara Rue

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Old 12-05-2018, 01:46 PM
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1960s Child Actors (mostly)

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 Prairie
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 others
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Old 12-06-2018, 06:08 AM
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These are all people from the original Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spinoffs: Rhoda, Phyllis, and Lou Grant. Mary herself gave me early points in 2017, but since then nuthin'. This year my list returns completely intact from 2018, and there's some pretty low-hanging fruit here. I figure sooner or later another one has to go, right?

Valerie Harper (Rhoda Morgenstern)
Cloris Leachman (Phyllis Lindstrom)
Ed Asner (Lou Grant)
Gavin MacLeod (Murray Slaughter)
Georgia Engel (Georgette Franklin Baxter)
Betty White (Sue Ann Nivens)
Joyce Bulifant (Marie Slaughter, Murray’s wife)
John Amos (Gordy the weather man)
John Gabriel (Andy Rivers, sportscaster and sometime boyfriend of Mary)
Ray Buktenica (Benny Goodwin, sometime boyfriend of Brenda)
Carmine Caridi (Dan Velenti, Phyllis’ boss)
Garn Stephens (Harriett Hastings, Phyllis’ co-worker & friend)
Robert Walden (Joe Rossi, reporter on Lou Grant)

Alternates:
Lisa Gerritsen (Bess Lindstrom, Phyllis’ daughter)
Julie Kavner (Rhoda’s sister, now better known as Marge Simpson)

Clean List:

Theme: The Mary Tyler Moore Show Universe

Valerie Harper
Cloris Leachman
Ed Asner
Gavin MacLeod
Georgia Engel
Betty White
Joyce Bulifant
John Amos
John Gabriel
Ray Buktenica
Carmine Caridi
Garn Stephens
Robert Walden

Alternates:
Lisa Gerritsen
Julie Kavner
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Old 12-06-2018, 10:48 AM
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I'm sticking with my entire 2018 list: 1968 World Champion Detroit Tigers, who are apparently a bunch of tough old buzzards.

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
You're treading on hallowed ground there, Happy. Nothing personal, but I hope you score a goose egg.


mmm
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Old 12-08-2018, 08:48 AM
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Since the Crowned Heads of Europe did nothing for me last (this) year, I'm going for homegrown politics this time around.

The Line of Succession: Former Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Speakers of the House

Presidents
Jimmy Carter
Bill Clinton
George W Bush
Barack Obama

Vice Presidents
Dan Quayle
Al Gore
Dick Cheney
Joe Biden

Speakers of the House
Newt Gingrich
Dennis Hastert
Nancy Pelosi*
John Boehner
Paul Ryan

*Making an exception on "former" for Pelosi so I can reach the 13 limit.


Clean List
Jimmy Carter
Bill Clinton
George W. Bush
Barack Obama
Dan Quayle
Al Gore
Dick Cheney
Joe Biden
Newt Gingrich
Dennis Hastert
Nancy Pelosi
John Boehner
Paul Ryan

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Old 12-08-2018, 08:41 PM
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The Partridge Bunch

1. Barry Williams, actor, 64
2. Maureen McCormick, actor, 62
3. Christopher Knight, actor, 61
4. Eve Plumb, actor, 60
5. Mike Lookinland, actor, 58
6. Susan Olsen, actor, 57
7. Robbie Rist, actor, 54
8. Bernard Slade, creator of The Partridge Family, 88
9. Shirley Jones, actor, 84
10. Susan Dey, actor, 66
11. Danny Bonaduce, actor, 59
12. Jeremy Gelbwaks, actor, 57
13. Brian Forster, actor, 58

Alternates:
Wayne Brady, actor, 46
Ross Partridge, actor, 50

(ages are as of 1/1/2019)

Clean version:

Barry Williams
Maureen McCormick
Christopher Knight
Eve Plumb
Mike Lookinland
Susan Olsen
Robbie Rist
Bernard Slade
Shirley Jones
Susan Dey
Danny Bonaduce
Jeremy Gelbwaks
Brian Forster

Alternates:

Wayne Brady
Ross Partridge
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Old 12-11-2018, 12:42 AM
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Making an exception on "former" for Pelosi so I can reach the 13 limit.
You have a problem with Walter Mondale?
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Old 12-11-2018, 06:08 AM
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You have a problem with Walter Mondale?
Yes, I misread the Google results and thought he was already dead. Revision forthcoming.
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Old 12-11-2018, 06:10 AM
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Revised list, my first post was not the list you were looking for. *waves hands*

The Line of Succession: Former Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Speakers of the House

Presidents
Jimmy Carter
Bill Clinton
George W Bush
Barack Obama

Vice Presidents
Walter Mondale
Dan Quayle
Al Gore
Dick Cheney
Joe Biden

Speakers of the House
Newt Gingrich
Dennis Hastert
John Boehner
Paul Ryan


Clean List
Jimmy Carter
Bill Clinton
George W. Bush
Barack Obama
Walter Mondale
Dan Quayle
Al Gore
Dick Cheney
Joe Biden
Newt Gingrich
Dennis Hastert
John Boehner
Paul Ryan

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Old 12-13-2018, 06:36 PM
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Here we go again. Tom Tom the Piper's Son (I still think Tom is going to be my lucky name this year).

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

Alternates
Thomas Pynchon
Tom Smothers
Tomas Sandstrom
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Old 12-13-2018, 08:31 PM
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OK, here goes. All of these men appeared in the 1968 World Series for the St. Louis Cardinals.

Lou Brock
Orlando Cepeda
Tim McCarver
Mike Shannon
Julian Javier
Dal Maxvill
Bob Gibson
Steve Carlton
Ray Washburn
Ed Spiezio
Dick Schofield
Dave Ricketts
Bobby Tolan

Alternates:

Dick Hughes
Johnny Edwards
Larry Jaster
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Here we go again. Tom Tom the Piper's Son (I still think Tom is going to be my lucky name this year).

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

Alternates
Thomas Pynchon
Tom Smothers
Tomas Sandstrom
Tom Smothers is on the main list and the alternate list.
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Old 12-14-2018, 06:34 AM
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Tom Smothers is on the main list and the alternate list.
Oh duh. I was so hoping I could do this just once without either putting someone on who's already dead or something. A new mistake! Yay!

I'll go hunt up another Tom. Thanks for catching.
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Old 12-14-2018, 06:46 AM
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I'm not a Whovian, but I was going to riff off Annie-Xmas's idea and have a list of the people who have played the Doctor. But too many of them are already dead - William Hartnell (the First Doctor) died 43 years ago! Tom Baker (the Fourth Doctor) appears to be the oldest still surviving, so I'd be three short (without going into films, radio, or theatre - which expands the field far too much).
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Old 12-14-2018, 09:43 AM
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I'm not a Whovian, but I was going to riff off Annie-Xmas's idea and have a list of the people who have played the Doctor. But too many of them are already dead - William Hartnell (the First Doctor) died 43 years ago! Tom Baker (the Fourth Doctor) appears to be the oldest still surviving, so I'd be three short (without going into films, radio, or theatre - which expands the field far too much).
What about traveling partners?
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Old 12-14-2018, 10:24 AM
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OK, hopefully this list is correct. The only change is to the second alternate. Thanks.

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

Alternates
Thomas Pynchon
Tom Heinsohn
Tomas Sandstrom
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Old 12-14-2018, 12:55 PM
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Much like my regular list, this is just a re-tread of last year's.

Televangelists!

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

Alternates:
Charles Stanley
Kay Arthur
Hal Lindsey
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Old 12-14-2018, 06:58 PM
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The 8th Annual All-Star Sports Edition

Mike Dikta
Michael Schumacher
Niki Lauda
Pedro Guerrero
Lou Brock
Rod Carew
Robert Kubica
Vin Scully
Don Larsen
Pele
Tommy Lasorda
Ric Flair
William "Refrigerator" Perry


Alternates:
Richard Simmons
Johnny Manziel
Joe Morgan
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Revised list, my first post was not the list you were looking for. *waves hands*
I apologize in advance if Nancy Pelosi dies in 2019.
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I apologize in advance if Nancy Pelosi dies in 2019.
Oh, God, don't say that. There's going to be enough kerfuffles in DC next year without having to pick a new Speaker twice.
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Old 12-16-2018, 06:30 PM
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Mick Fleetwood
Lindsey Buckingham
John McVie
Christine McVie
Stevie Nicks
Peter Green
Jeremy Spencer
Clifford Davis
Dave Walker
Mike Campbell
Neil Finn
Billy Burnette
Dave Mason
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Old 12-16-2018, 07:14 PM
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Trump, his family, and his administration:

Donald Trump
Melania Trump
Ivanka Trump
Eric Trump
Donald Trump Jr.
Ivana Trump
Marla Maples
Tiffany Trump
Maryanne Trump Barry
Mike Pence
Karen Pence
Michael J. Pence
Charlotte Pence
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Old 12-19-2018, 12:24 PM
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A repeat of 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
Peter Settelen
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Old 12-19-2018, 12:48 PM
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OK, here goes. All of these men appeared in the 1968 World Series for the St. Louis Cardinals.

Lou Brock
Orlando Cepeda
Tim McCarver
Mike Shannon
Julian Javier
Dal Maxvill
Bob Gibson
Steve Carlton
Ray Washburn
Ed Spiezio
Dick Schofield
Dave Ricketts
Bobby Tolan

Alternates:

Dick Hughes
Johnny Edwards
Larry Jaster

So between your list and my list, we've got a '68 rematch. I'm not sure whom to pull for.
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Old 12-19-2018, 02:42 PM
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Let's dial the way-back machine to 1969 and see who was on my TV -

Kay Ballard
Sally Field
Doris Day
Carol Burnett
Marlo Thomas
Diahann Carroll
Barbara Eden
Barbara Feldon
Barbara Bain
Nichelle Nichols
Lara Parker
Linda Henning
Lori Saunders
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So between your list and my list, we've got a '68 rematch. I'm not sure whom to pull for.
One would think that after 50 years I would be over the Game 7 loss. But I'm not.
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Dflights's (Recycled) 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 (again) wind up the year pointless here.

-DF
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Old 12-26-2018, 12:56 AM
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First the clean list:

Mitchell Ryan
Katheryn Leigh Scott
Alexandra Isles
Nany Barrett
Diana Millay
John Karlen
Jerry Lacy
Lara Parker
Roger Davis
David Selby
Christopher Pennock
Jim Storm
Robert Cobert

Alts:
Robert Rodan
Kate Jackson
David Henesy



Theme: Dark Shadows

1. Mitchell Ryan: The original Burke Devlin
2. Katheryn Leigh Scott: Maggie Evans/Josette
3. Alexandra Isles: Victoria Winters
4. Nancy Barrett: Carolyn Stoddard
5. Diana Millay: Laura Collins
6. John Karlen: Willy Loomis
7. Jerry Lacy: The Reverend Trask
8. Lara Parker: Angelique Collins
9. Roger Davis: Peter Bradford
10. David Selby: Quentin Collins
11. Christopher Pennock: Jeb Hawkes
12. Jim Storm: Gerard Stiles
13. Robert Cobert: The guy who composed all the awesome music for the show.

Alts:
14. Robert Rodan: Adam
15. Kate Jackson: Daphne Harridge
16. David Henesy: David Collins
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Old 12-26-2018, 10:12 AM
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My theme list for 2019

Theme: Former Race Car Drivers


John Andretti
Bobby Allison
Cale Yarborough
Ned Jarret
Mario Andretti
Michael Schumacher
Junior Johnson
Donnie Allison
Richard Petty
Rick Hendrick
Emerson Fittipaldi
Rick Mears
A. J. Foyd


Alt:
Darryl Waltrip
Harry Gant
Fred Lorenzen
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Old 12-26-2018, 11:58 AM
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NFL ALL-ALS/CTE Team

Steve Smith August 30, 1964
Rickey Dixon December 26, 1966
Orlando Thomas October 21 1972
Steve Gleason March 19, 1977
OJ Brigance September 29, 1969
Tim Shaw March 27, 1984
Tim Green December 16, 1963
Tony Dorsett April 7, 1954
Gale Sayers 30-May-43
Jim McMahon 21-Aug-59
Wayne Clark May 30, 1971
Willy Wood December 23, 1936
Leonard Marshall October 22, 1961


Steve Smith
Rickey Dixon
Orlando Thomas
Steve Gleason
OJ Brigance
Tim Shaw
Tim Green
Tony Dorsett
Gale Sayers
Jim McMahon
Wayne Clark
Willy Wood
Leonard Marshall
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Another repeat of last year's list of people who are now are pace to stay alive until at least 2020:

former B1G basketball coaches and a few other basketball coaches
Gus Ganakas former coach of Michigan State
Lou Henson former coach of Illinois
Gene Keady former coach of Purdue
Thomas Davis former coach of Iowa
Robert Montgomery Knight former coach of Indiana 3 time NCAA Champion 1976, 1981, 1987
Dick Bennett former coach of Wisconsin
Clem Haskins former coach of Minnesota
Steve Fisher former coach of Michigan
James J O'Brien former coach of Ohio State
Bill Carmody former coach of Northwestern
Jerry Dunn former coach of Penn State
Dick Vitale former coach of University of Detroit
Jim Calhoun former coach of Connecticut
Alternates:
Michael Krzyzewski former coach of Army
Roy Williams former coach of Kansas
Gary Williams former coach of Ohio State & Maryland

clean list:

Gus Ganakas
Lou Henson
Gene Keady
Thomas Davis
Robert Montgomery Knight
Dick Bennett
Clem Haskins
Steve Fisher
James J O'Brien
Bill Carmody
Jerry Dunn
Dick Vitale
Jim Calhoun
Alternates:
Michael Krzyzewski
Roy Williams
Gary Williams

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Old 12-27-2018, 09:47 AM
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“Carol Burnett and Friends”

Carol Burnett
Ruth Buzzi
Charo (Maria del Rosario Mercedes Pilar Martinez Molina Baeza)
Tim Conway
Barbara Feldon
Valerie Harper
Janet Jackson
Steve Martin
Liza Minnelli
Helen Reddy
Sally Struthers
Lily Tomlin
Ben Vereen

Alternates:
Alan Alda
Joel Grey
Neil Sedaka
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Old 12-27-2018, 08:47 PM
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They Road the Fire: Saturn V/IB Mk2 mod0

Frank Borman
Jim Lovell
Bill Anders
Jim McDivitt
Dave Scott
Rusty Schweickert
Tom Stafford
Charles Duke
Michael Collins
Buzz Aldrin
Al Worden
Harrison Schmit
Fred Haise

Spares:

Ken Mattingly
Vance Brand
Walter Cunningham



Alas, this is becoming a very exclusive club
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"I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really. Get busy living, or get busy dying."

Tim Robbins 10/16/58 Andy Dufresne "How can you be so obtuse?"
Morgan Freeman 6/1/37 Ellis Boyd 'Red' Redding "It was like some beautiful bird flapped into our drab little cage and made those walls dissolve away, and for the briefest of moments, every last man in Shawshank felt free."
Bob Gunton 11/15/45 Warden Samuel Norton "Salvation lies within"
William Sadler 4/13/50 Heywood "The Count of Monte Crisco… …by Alexandree Dumb-ass." "And it's fat ass by a nose!"
Clancy Brown 1/5/59 Captain Byron Hadley "Drink up while it's cold, ladies."
Gil Bellows 6/28/67 Tommy Williams "Hey, c'mon, old boys? You're movin' like molasses! Makin' me look bad!"
Mark Rolston 12/7/56 Bogs Diamond "Now I'm going to open my fly……."
Frank Medrano 5/20/58 Fat Ass "I don't belong here! I want to go home! I want my mother!"
Don McManus 11/8/59 Guard Wiley - guard who congratulates Andy on receiving funding for library and then was on toilet when Andy plays Marriage of Figaro
David Proval 5/20/42 Snooze "Oh, man, Andy came down by me and asked for a rope?"
Gary Lee Davis 1/2/46 Rooster - one of the 3 sisters whose nose that Andy broke
Jeffrey DeMunn 4/25/47 DA who prosecuted Andy "And that also is very convenient, isn't it, Mr. Dufresne?"
Bill Bolender 11/14/40 Elmo Blatch - real murderer of Andy's wife & her lover

Alternates:
Paul Kennedy 7/1/62 1967 Food-Way Manager - told Red he didn't need to ask permission to take a piss
Brian Libby unknown Floyd "That's 'Cristo' you dumb shit."
Dion Anderson unknown Head Bull Haig "You better be sick or dead in there, I shit you not!"

In Memory:
James Whitmore 10/1/21 2/6/09 Brooks Hatlen "And then Andy says, 'Mr. Dekins, do you want your sons to go to Harvard… or Yale?'"
James Kisicki 4/14/38 11/27/17 Bank Manager "I must say, I'm sorry to be losing your business. I hope you'll enjoy living abroad."

Clean list of actors from one of the best movies ever:

Tim Robbins
Morgan Freeman
Bob Gunton
William Sadler
Clancy Brown
Gil Bellows
Mark Rolston
Frank Medrano
Don McManus
David Proval
Gary Lee Davis
Jeffrey DeMunn
Bill Bolender

Alternates:
Paul Kennedy
Brian Libby
Dion Anderson
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I predict some on this list won't have such a fab 2019

Paul McCartney
Ringo Starr
Jimmy Nicol
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
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Theme: Lawyers.

Same theme for me as last year, which netted me a cool zero points. Largely the same list, too, but rotating out some less interesting folks in favor of some of Trump's crack legal team:

1. Harry Whittington, b. March 3, 1927. Attorney.
2. F. Lee Bailey, b. June 10, 1933. Attorney.
3. Alan Dershowitz, b. September 1, 1938. Attorney.
4. Robert Shapiro, b. September 2, 1942. Attorney.
5. Rudy Giuliani, b. May 28, 1944. Attorney.
6. Joseph diGenova, b. February 22, 1945. Attorney.
7. Ken Starr, b. July 21, 1946. Attorney.
8. Ty Cobb, b. August 25, 1950. Attorney.
9. Larry Klayman, b. July 20, 1951. Attorney.
10. Jack Thompson, b. July 25, 1951. Attorney.
11. Charles Carreon, b. January 1, 1956. Attorney.
12. Jay Sekulow, b. June 10, 1956. Attorney.
13. Michael Cohen, b. August 25, 1966. Attorney.

Alt1. Gloria Allred, b. July 3, 1941. Attorney.
Alt2. Scooter Libby, b. August 22, 1950. Attorney.
Alt3. Leslie Abramson, b. October 6, 1943. Attorney.

Plain text list:

Harry Whittington
F. Lee Bailey
Alan Dershowitz
Robert Shapiro
Rudy Giuliani
Joseph diGenova
Ken Starr
Ty Cobb
Larry Klayman
Jack Thompson
Charles Carreon
Jay Sekulow
Michael Cohen

Gloria Allred
Scooter Libby
Leslie Abramson

Thanks so much for doing this, phungi!
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'Wrestling been berry, berry good to me!' So again with a few of the past list and new additions:

My theme: Pro Wrestlers and Wrestlemania critters.

King Kong Bundy
Kamala
Ric Flair
Fred Ottman (Typhoon)
Hulk Hogan
Perry Saturn
Roman Reigns
Hayato Fujita
Vince McMahon
Mark 'Rollerball' Rocco
Paul Orndorff (Mr. Wonderful)
Eric Arndt
Donald Trump

Alternate:
The Undertaker

That last one is obligatory (But, I have not seen serious health or dangerous environments that could put him in the final list.)

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Rudy Giuliani
"Rudy Giuliani Says: 'Over My Dead Body' Trump Will Meet With Mueller"...


Alrighty then!
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Despite the inherent riskiness of the sport, all of the BASE jumpers on my 2018 list were still alive, last time I checked. So I'm re-using my 2018 list:

Zak Tessie
Matt Gerdes
Chris Douggs McDougall
Jeb Corliss
Hank Caylor
Felix Baumgartner
Sean Chuma
Fred Fugen
Vince Reffet
Nasr al Niyadi
Omar al Hegelan
Livia Dickie
Ana Isabel Dao

Alternate:
David McDonnell
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Old 12-31-2018, 04:06 AM
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I will also re-post my 2018 list:

British Boozers

Tyson Fury
Keith Richards
Paul Gascoigne
Kerry Katona
Wayne Rooney
Katie Price
Prince Harry
Liam Gallagher
Jeremy Clarkson
Nigel Farage
Billy Connolly
Rod Stewart
Louis Tomlinson

Alternate:

Frank Skinner
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I still like my list from last year: the size of the group neatly fits this format and they are all of a similar age (slightly past 70) and with my succes in this game I can grant them a good chance of immortality. (Sadly too late for JC)


Dutch players in '70 world cup finals


Jan Jongbloed
Jan Poortvliet
Dick Nanninga
Arie Haan
Ernie Brandts
Wim Rijsbergen
Ruud Krol
Wim Jansen
Johan Neeskens
Willem van Hanegem
Johnny Rep
Rob Rensenbrink
Willy van de Kerkhof

Subs:

Theo de Jong
René van de Kerkhof
Wim Suurbier
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