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Old 12-27-2017, 02:00 PM
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Congratualtions to all those who were nominated!
Thanks for the laugh Paul! I needed it.
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Old 12-27-2017, 07:15 PM
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I almost forgot that it's Death Pool time!

James Earl Jones
Matt Lauer
Chevy Chase
Prince Philip
Queen Elizabeth II
Donald Trump
John McCain
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
Michael Douglas
Shannen Doherty
Buzz Aldrin
George H.W. Bush
Roseanne Barr

Alternates:
Sean Connery
Morgan Freeman
Alex Trebek
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Old 12-27-2017, 09:51 PM
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I had Sean Connery a couple of years ago, and Mrs. Plant (v.3.0) asked me to take him off.
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Old 12-27-2017, 10:32 PM
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Jimmy Carter
George HW Bush
John McCain
Prince Philip
Bob Dole
Leah Bracknell
Jiang Zemin
Robert Mugabe
Jill Gascoine
Donald Trump
Nobby Stiles
Gene Wolfe
Dick Miller


Alternates:

Barbara Bush - former First Lady
Mike Pence
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Old 12-28-2017, 10:12 AM
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Clean list:
NAME
Kim Jong-chul
John McCain
Ric Flair
Val Kilmer
Stephen Hawking
Tommy Chong
Jimmy Carter
Dick Cheney
George H.W. Bush
Michael Schumacher
Pope Emeritus Benedict
Prince Phillip
Andy Dick

Alt
Casey Anthony
Last minute update to my list:
Adding Grigory Rodchenkov and moving Val Kilmer to an Alt spot.

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NAME			Birthdate		Known for
Kim Jong-chul		25 September 1981 	Half-brother of Kim Jong-un
John McCain		29 August 1936		Cranky old man from Arizona
Ric Flair		25 February 1949	Woooo!!!!!!!!!
Grigory Rodchenkov	24 October 1958		Former head of the Russian doping labs
Stephen Hawking		8 January 1942		"The Hawk" - One of The Elders of the Internet 
Tommy Chong		24 May 1938		Dave's not here, man.
Jimmy Carter		1 October 1924		Ex-President
Dick Cheney		30 January 1941		Darth Vader
George H.W. Bush	12 June 1924		Ex-President
Michael Schumacher	3 January 1969		Formula-1 Driver Terrible skier
Pope Emeritus Benedict	16 April 1927		Snazzy Red Shoes
Prince Phillip		10 June 1921		He married well
Andy Dick		21 December 1965	Alleged Comic

Alt
Val Kilmer		31 December 1959	The best Batman EVER
Casey Anthony		19 March 1985		Found Not Guilty
New Clean List:
NAME
Kim Jong-chul
John McCain
Ric Flair
Grigory Rodchenkov
Stephen Hawking
Tommy Chong
Jimmy Carter
Dick Cheney
George H.W. Bush
Michael Schumacher
Pope Emeritus Benedict
Prince Phillip
Andy Dick

Alt
Val Kilmer
Casey Anthony

My apologies for the additional work, phungi. I actually paid attention to the news on the drive home last night.
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Old 12-28-2017, 02:00 PM
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Many thanks to phungi for taking over Death Pool duties in the last year!

1. Hosni Mubarak, b. May 4, 1928. Dictator.
2. John Madden, b. April 10, 1936. Football coach.
3. Polly Holliday, b. July 2, 1937. Actress.
4. Aretha Franklin, b. March 25, 1942. Musician.
5. Haim Saban, b. October 15, 1944. Producer.
6. Jimmy McMillan, b. December 1, 1946. Political activist.
7. Ayman al-Zawahiri, b. June 19, 1951. Emir.
8. Ron Jeremy, b. March 12, 1953. Actor.
9. John Edwards, b. June 10, 1953. Politician.
10. Walter Palmer, b. January 16, 1960. Dentist.
11. Artie Lange, b. October 11, 1967. Comedian.
12. Erik Prince, b. June 6, 1969. Businessman.
13. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, b. July 28, 1971. Emir.

Alt1. Randy Travis, b. May 4, 1959. Musician.
Alt2. Stephen Hawking, b. January 8, 1942. Physicist.
Alt3. Teri Garr, b. December 11, 1947. Actress.

Plain text list:

Hosni Mubarak
John Madden
Polly Holliday
Aretha Franklin
Haim Saban
Jimmy McMillan
Ayman al-Zawahiri
Ron Jeremy
John Edwards
Walter Palmer
Artie Lange
Erik Prince
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Randy Travis
Stephen Hawking
Teri Garr
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Old 12-28-2017, 03:32 PM
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Clean list:

Pope Benedict XVI
Terry Bradshaw
Ashleigh Brilliant
Don Cannon
Joe DeNardo
Murray Langston
Tom Lehrer
Agafia Lykov
Katherine MacGregor
Peter Mahovlich
Thomas J. Murphy, Jr.
Bill Mazeroski
Art Rooney II

Alternates:

Iris Apfel
Bobby Vinton
Anita Bryant

Annotated list:

Pope Benedict XVI
Terry Bradshaw (former Pittsburgh Steeler)
Ashleigh Brilliant (author & cartoonist)
Don Cannon (former news anchor at WTAE & KDKA)
Joe DeNardo (meteorologist at KDKA)
Murray Langston (a/k/a “The Unknown Comic”)
Tom Lehrer (composer & singer & mathematician)
Bill Mazeroski (1960s Pittsburgh Pirate player)
Agafia Lykov (Siberian hermit)
Katherine MacGregor (actress - Mrs. Oleson in Little House on the Prairie)
Peter Mahovlich (former Pittsburgh Penguin)
Thomas J. Murphy, Jr. (former Mayor, City of Pittsburgh)
Art Rooney II (President, Pittsburgh Steelers)
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Old 12-28-2017, 05:13 PM
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Many thanks to phungi for taking over Death Pool duties in the last year!
It is an honor to represent a pool that includes a fine individual who not only celebrates the rumbling sound made by the passage of air through the small and large intestines, but also celebrates them in plural...

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My apologies for the additional work, phungi. I actually paid attention to the news on the drive home last night.
don't be silly... updated (clean) lists are happy lists

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Old 12-28-2017, 05:36 PM
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I reviewed my Celebrity Death Pool entries from previous years and decided to go with some folks who are still around:

Silvio Berlusconi
Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Gary Busey
Chubby Checker
Bob Dylan
Louis Farrakhan
Paul Gascoigne
Bryant Gumbel
Loretta Lynn
Willie Nelson
Nick Nolte
Ryan O'Neal
Burt Reynolds

Alternates:

Ed Asner
Miley Cyrus
Evo Morales
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Old 12-28-2017, 09:10 PM
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1. Clive James, author, 78
2. Barbara Barrie, actor, 86
3. Leah Bracknell, actor, 53
4. Tony Iommi, musician, 69
5. Wilfred Benitez, boxer, 59
6. Nobby Stiles, English footballer, 75
7. Vivian Campbell, musician, 55
8. Michael York, actor, 75
9. Suge Knight, music producer, 52
10. Eddie Large, comedian, 76
11. Chris Christie, politician, 55
12. Wilko Johnson, musician, 70
13. Leon Redbone, musician, 68

Chuck Pagano, NFL coach, 57
Michael Moore, filmmaker, 63
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court Justice, 84


Pretty list:

Clive James
Barbara Barrie
Leah Bracknell
Tony Iommi
Wilfred Benitez
Nobby Stiles
Vivian Campbell
Michael York
Suge Knight
Eddie Large
Chris Christie
Wilko Johnson
Leon Redbone

Chuck Pagano
Michael Moore
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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Old 12-28-2017, 10:29 PM
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After a strong 2016, I regressed in 2017. Fewer people dying is a good thing, right?

John McCain - August 29, 1936
Jack Nicholson - April 22, 1937
Jose Eduardo dos Santos (former President of Angola) - August 28, 1942
Kathleen Blanco (former Governor of Louisiana) - December 15, 1942
Mahammadu Buhari (President of Nigeria) - December 17, 1942
Pattie Boyd - March 17, 1944
Eric Clapton - March 30, 1945
Tom Ridge (Former Pennsylvania Governor & former Secretary of Homeland Security) - August 26, 1945
Teri Garr - December 11, 1947
Morrissey - May 5, 1959
Eddie Olczyk (Former NHL Player & current NBC Hockey Analyst) - August 16, 1966
Devin Lima (LFO singer) - March 18, 1977
Kim Jong-un - January 8, 1982 (maybe)


John McCain
Jack Nicholson
Jose Eduardo dos Santos
Kathleen Blanco
Mahammadu Buhari
Pattie Boyd
Eric Clapton
Tom Ridge
Teri Garr
Morrissey
Eddie Olczyk
Devin Lima
Kim Jong-un

Un-needed alternates, because I'm lucky if two die in a year, let alone a couple of days:
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Dick Cheney
Michael Shumacher
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Old 12-29-2017, 08:14 AM
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Val Kilmer
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Derek Whibley
Chloe Lattanzi
Pete Doherty
Lyndsay Lohan
Azealia Banks
Nick Stahl
Edward Furlong
Aaron carter
Ian Watkins
Brooke Mueller
Orlando Brown

Alternates
James Stunt
Jonah Hill
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Old 12-29-2017, 09:07 AM
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After only one hour of thought:

Leah Remini
Clint Eastwood
Barry Manilow
Louie Anderson
Ronnie Wood
Dick Van Dyke
Donald Trump
George Zimmerman
Burt Reynolds
Loretta Lynn
Jimmy Carter
Brandon Novak
John McCain

Alternate:
Michael Schumacher

Last edited by Dung Beetle; 12-29-2017 at 09:09 AM. Reason: Taken too soon! Hopefully like the folks on this list.
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Old 12-29-2017, 12:52 PM
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First time Death Pool-er here:

Prince Phillip
Carl Reiner
Mel Brooks
Dick van Dyke
Barbara Bush
Dave Davies
Carol Channing
Kenny Rogers
Ed Asner
John McCain
Ronnie Wood
Clint Eastwood
Betty White

Alternates:
Doris Day
Bob Newhart
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Old 12-29-2017, 01:38 PM
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Larry Storch
Jane Withers
Pat Carroll
Joyce Randolph
Doris Day
June Lockhart
Bill Macy
Cloris Leachman
Betty White
Peter Marshall
Betty Lynn
Nanette Fabray
Kaye Ballard

alts:
Bill Daily
Frank Adamo
Angela Lansbury
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Old 12-29-2017, 04:05 PM
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John Andretti NASCAR driver
Leah Bracknell Actress
Matt Cappotelli Former professional wrestler
Stefán Karl Stefánsson Icelandic actor
Devin Lima Singer
Greg Gilbert musician
John Bain (AKA TotalBiscuit) British gaming commentator
Marieke Vervoot Belgian paralympian
Fernando Ricksen Dutch former professional footballer
Liam Miller Irish footballer
Mark E Smith English musician
Dean Francis British boxer
Artie Lange Comedian

Alternates
William Perry Former NFL player
Stephen Peat Former NHL player

Clean list

John Andretti
Leah Bracknell
Matt Cappotelli
Stefán Karl Stefánsson
Devin Lima
Greg Gilbert
John Bain
Marieke Vervoot
Fernando Ricksen
Liam Miller
Mark E Smith
Dean Francis
Artie Lange

Alternates
William Perry
Stephen Peat
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Old 12-29-2017, 05:30 PM
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My revised list with Holly Rowe replacing Andrew Rodman who is not mostly, but completely dead. Thanks again, Phungi. You are right up there with Baker.

For the 2018 pool:

Leah Bracknell
Colin Butts
Johnny Clegg
Quincy Jones
Jo Dee Messina
Kim Wo-bin
Joe Thompson
Dingko Singh
Liam Miller
Greg Gilbert
Dag Kittlaus
Holly Rowe
Larry Garza


Alternates

Christy Digham
Matt Cappotelli
Mason Stajduhar


Detailed list

Leah Bracknell, English actress
Colin Butts, English author
Johnny Clegg, South African musician
Quincy Jones, American comedian
Jo Dee Messina, C&W Singer
Kim Wo-bin, South Korean model and actor
Joe Thompson, English footballer
Dingko Singh, Indian boxer
Liam Miller, Irish footballer
Greg Gilbert, Frontman for the Delays
Dag Kittlaus, Cofounder, CEO of Siri
Holly Rowe, ESPN journalist
Larry Garza, Comedian

Alternates

Christy Digham, Singer for Asia
Matt Cappotelli, Wrestler
Mason Stajduhar, Professional soccer player
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Old 12-29-2017, 06:04 PM
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Devin Lima (Lyte Funkie Ones lead singer)
John McCain (Senator)
Val Kilmer (Actor)
Leah Bracknell (Actor)
Chris Mortensen (Journalist)
Catherine Nevin (Irish Black Widow)
Big Van Vader (Pro Wrestler)
Vivian Campbell (Def Leppard Guitarist)
Nobby Stiles (Retired English Footballer)
Andy Dick (Train Wreck Comedian)
Suge Knight (Record Producer)
Amazing Jonathan (Stage Magician/Comedian)
Valerie Harper (Actor)

Alternates:
Mumia Abu-Jamal (Activist/Journalist/Cop-killer)
Cher (Actor)
Clive James (Writer)


Clean list:

Devin Lima
John McCain
Val Kilmer
Leah Bracknell
Chris Mortensen
Catherine Nevin
Big Van Vader
Vivian Campbell
Nobby Stiles
Andy Dick
Suge Knight
Amazing Jonathan
Valerie Harper

Alternates:
Mumia Abu-Jamal
Cher
Clive James
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Old 12-29-2017, 07:17 PM
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Clean List: (not a theme unless you read between the lines)

John McCain
Donald Rumsfeld
Stephen K. Bannon
Richard Cheney
Paul Wolfowitz
William Kristol
Rush Limbaugh
Alex Jones
Elliot Abrams
John Ashcroft
Henry Kissinger
G. Gordon Liddy
Richard B. Spencer

Alternates:
Roy S. Moore
Peter Thiel
Milo Yiannopoulos
Lindsey Graham


Commentary:
John McCain - Fake maverick senator
Donald Rumsfeld - neocon, mass murderer of Iraqis
Stephen K. Bannon - right of the right-wing
Richard Cheney - see Rumsfeld, hates Trump, semi-redeeming
Paul Wolfowitz - see Rumsfeld
William Kristol - another neocon from the Iraq invasion cabal
Rush Limbaugh - active purveyor of Fake news
Alex Jones - infowars, lunatic purveyor of fake news and conspiracies
Elliot Abrams - back to neocons, I need old folks
John Ashcroft - see above
Henry Kissinger - immensely destructive foreign policy "expert"
G. Gordon Liddy - Watergate anyone?
Richard B. Spencer - going from neocons to neo-nazis

Alternates:
Roy S. Moore - Ancient pedophile, mall stalker, false god worshipper
Peter Thiel - money grubbing creep, Drump supporter, wants to live forever
Milo Yiannopoulos - neo-nazi, white supremesist
Lindsey Graham - example for age limits, bonus alternate, also fake maverick
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Old 12-29-2017, 10:11 PM
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Recycling most of last year's with some additions/changes:


Steve Gleason, NFL player
Paul Gascoigne, English footballer
Wilfred Benitez, boxer
William 'the Refrigerator' Perry, NFL player
Ryan Buell, paranormal investigator
Randy Travis, singer
Dave Rose, basketball coach
Pedro Guerrero, baseball player
Vivian Patrick Campbell, musician
Catherine Britt, country music singer
Ken Watanabe, actor
Leah Bracknell, actor
Chris Rea, musician

Alternates
Olivia Newton John
Lindsay Lohan
Miley Cyrus


CLean list:

Steve Gleason
Paul Gascoigne
Wilfred Benitez
William Perry
Ryan Buell
Randy Travis
Dave Rose
Pedro Guerrero
Vivian Patrick Campbell
Catherine Britt
Ken Watanabe
Leah Bracknell
Chris Rea

Alternates
Olivia Newton John
Lindsay Lohan
Miley Cyrus
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Old 12-30-2017, 01:44 AM
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This is so tough. I keep changing my mind. But as of now:

Len Dawson (former KC QB)
Alan Simpson (former senator)
Frederick Forsyth (author)
Tony Dow (actor)
Ronnie Schell (actor)
Richard Bach (author)
Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri (The Iron Sheik, pro wrestler)
John LeCarre (author)
John Mahoney (actor)
Mel Renfro (former Dallas Cowboy)
Burt Ward (actor)
Ernest “Fritz” Hollings (former senator)
Ken Osmond (actor)

Alternates:

Clark Howard (money expert)
Leon Spinks (boxer)
Roger Waters (musician)

Clean list:

Len Dawson
Alan Simpson
Frederick Forsyth
Tony Dow
Ronnie Schell
Richard Bach
Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri
John LeCarre
John Mahoney
Mel Renfro
Burt Ward
Ernest “Fritz” Hollings
Ken Osmond

Alternates:

Clark Howard
Leon Spinks
Roger Waters
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Old 12-30-2017, 06:19 AM
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I better get in here now so I don't forget, like 2 years ago:

Clean list:
Betty White
Billy Graham
Bob Barker
Charlie Sheen
David Foster
George H.W. Bush
Hosni Mubarak
Jimmy Carter
John McCain
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Stan Lee
Stephen Hawking
Valerie Harper

Alternates:
Bob Newhart
Carol Burnett
Dick Cheney

Annotated list:
Betty White – actress
Billy Graham - evangelist
Bob Barker - host
Charlie Sheen – actor
David Foster - composer
George H.W. Bush - former US president (Bush the Sr)
Hosni Mubarak – former president of Egypt
Jimmy Carter – former U.S. president
John McCain - senator
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh – husband of Queen Elizabeth (UK)
Stan Lee - cartoonist
Stephen Hawking – physicist
Valerie Harper – actress

Alternates:
Bob Newhart - actor
Carol Burnett – actress/comedian
Dick Cheney – former US vice president
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:41 AM
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Clean List: (not a theme unless you read between the lines)

John McCain
Donald Rumsfeld
Stephen K. Bannon
Richard Cheney
Paul Wolfowitz
William Kristol
Rush Limbaugh
Alex Jones
Elliot Abrams
John Ashcroft
Henry Kissinger
G. Gordon Liddy
Richard B. Spencer

Alternates:
Roy S. Moore
Peter Thiel
Milo Yiannopoulos
Lindsey Graham


Commentary:
John McCain - Fake maverick senator
Donald Rumsfeld - neocon, mass murderer of Iraqis
Stephen K. Bannon - right of the right-wing
Richard Cheney - see Rumsfeld, hates Trump, semi-redeeming
Paul Wolfowitz - see Rumsfeld
William Kristol - another neocon from the Iraq invasion cabal
Rush Limbaugh - active purveyor of Fake news
Alex Jones - infowars, lunatic purveyor of fake news and conspiracies
Elliot Abrams - back to neocons, I need old folks
John Ashcroft - see above
Henry Kissinger - immensely destructive foreign policy "expert"
G. Gordon Liddy - Watergate anyone?
Richard B. Spencer - going from neocons to neo-nazis

Alternates:
Roy S. Moore - Ancient pedophile, mall stalker, false god worshipper
Peter Thiel - money grubbing creep, Drump supporter, wants to live forever
Milo Yiannopoulos - neo-nazi, white supremesist
Lindsey Graham - example for age limits, bonus alternate, also fake maverick
Dropping Graham as the 4th alternate (although I am happy to see him expire)
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Old 12-30-2017, 09:51 AM
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Re-posting my list from 2017 in its entirety:

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List:
Mel Brooks - Legendary director
Betty White - Legendary actress
James Randi - Legendary skeptic
David Attenborough - Legendary wildlife presenter
John Williams - Legendary composer
Buzz Aldrin - Legendary conspiracy-theorist-puncher
Sean Connery - Legendary sexy man
Ken Watanabe - Legendary Asian actor
Val Kilmer - Legendary swordsman
Stephen Hawking - Legendary cyborg
Tom Sizemore - Legendary meth addict
Donald Sutherland - Legendary Canadian actor
Valerie Harper - Legendary Rhoda star?

Alternates:
Richard Simmons - Legendary sparkly-unitard-wearer
Paul Gascoigne - Legendary alcoholic
Vikram Chatwal - Legendary burnout hotel heir

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Mel Brooks
Betty White
James Randi
David Attenborough
John Williams
Buzz Aldrin
Sean Connery
Donald Sutherland
Ken Watanabe
Val Kilmer
Stephen Hawking
Tom Sizemore
Valerie Harper

Alternates:
Richard Simmons
Paul Gascoigne
Vikram Chatwal
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Old 12-30-2017, 12:12 PM
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Dropping Graham as the 4th alternate (although I am happy to see him expire)
Cool with that. I was trimming from a list of over 50 old/and new bastards.
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Old 12-30-2017, 03:28 PM
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I'm playing the odds, not going for points. The maximum I could get, if all of these wonderful actors dropped dead in early January, is 59. The first four are over 100 already.

Norman Lloyd
Olivia de Havilland
Kirk Douglas
Marsha Hunt
Carol Channing
Betty White
Carl Reiner
Doris Day
Eva Marie Saint
Dick van Dyke
June Lockhart
Angela Lansbury
Sidney Poitier

Alternates:
Joe Turkel
Conrad Janis
Peggy Dow
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Old 12-30-2017, 04:42 PM
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George H.W. Bush
George W. Bush
Jimmy Carter
Rossalyn Carter
William Shatner
Joan Collins
Clint Eastwood
Bob Newhart
Jim Brown
Brooks Robinson
Frank Robinson
Billy Williams
Whitey Ford

Alternates
Bobby Cox
Linda Evans
Heather Locklear


Jim Brown is the NFL hall of fame running back. Billy Williams is the MLB Hall of Fame OF from the Cubs. Bobby Cox was the manager of the Atlanta Braves. Everyone else is self explanatory.
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Old 12-30-2017, 05:16 PM
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Here is a list of (mostly) old people who are likely to live one more year. They can thank me later.

Hal Holbrook
Petula Clark
Tina Louise
Tim Curry
Terry Gilliam
Elizabeth 2
David Attenborough
Cubby O’brien
Mel Brooks
Billy Dee Williams
Chuck Yeager
Stefán Karl Stefánsson
Tim Conway

Alternates:
Stanislaw Burzynski
Bob Barker
Bob Newhart
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Old 12-30-2017, 06:00 PM
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Year number 4 for me. My first year, I had 2, followed by 4, then 5 this year. If this trend continues...look out!

David Berkowitz (criminal, aka. Son of Sam)
Pat Bowlen (owner, Denver Broncos)
Matt Cappotelli (wrestler)
Rod Carew (baseball player)
Valerie Harper (actor)
James Harris (wrestler, aka. Kamala)
Artie Lange (comedian)
John McCain (politician)
Chris Rea (musician)
Michael Schumacher (car racer)
Mel Stottlemyre Sr. (baseball player/coach)
Johnathan Szeles (magician, aka. The Amazing Johnathan)
Melissa Young (model)

Alternate:
William "Refrigerator" Perry (football player)

Clean List:

David Berkowitz
Pat Bowlen
Matt Cappotelli
Rod Carew
Valerie Harper
James Harris
Artie Lange
John McCain
Chris Rea
Michael Schumacher
Mel Stottlemyre Sr.
Johnathan Szeles
Melissa Young

Alternate:
William "Refrigerator" Perry
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Old 12-30-2017, 06:44 PM
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Clean list:
Dylann Roof
Bill Cosby
Henry Kissinger
Leah Bracknell
Emperor Akihito
Greg Gilbert
Honor Blackman
Buzz Aldrin
Gene Hackman
Kim Woo-bin
Gay Talese
Dingko Singh
Gene Patton

Alts:
Stan Lee
Tommy Chong
Jimmy Carter


Annoted:
Dylann Roof -- Mass murderer/shiv-bait
Bill Cosby -- Pudding-peddler and roofie-lover
Henry Kissinger -- Former Secretary of State
Leah Bracknell -- English actress
Emperor Akihito -- Emperor of Japan
Greg Gilbert -- Singer for indie band Delays
Honor Blackman -- Actress
Buzz Aldrin -- Moonwalker
Gene Hackman -- Actor
Kim Woo-bin -- South Korean model/actor
Gay Talese - Writer
Dingko Singh -- Boxer
Gene Patton -- Gene, Gene the Dancing Machine
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:46 PM
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I'm playing the odds, not going for points. The maximum I could get, if all of these wonderful actors dropped dead in early January, is 59. The first four are over 100 already.
The problem with picking people this age is that they've spend decades not dying and they've gotten really good at it.
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Old 12-30-2017, 09:32 PM
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The problem with picking people this age is that they've spend decades not dying and they've gotten really good at it.
Damn right.
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Old 12-30-2017, 10:46 PM
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Clean list:
Dylann Roof
Bill Cosby
Henry Kissinger
Leah Bracknell
Emperor Akihito
Greg Gilbert
Honor Blackman
Buzz Aldrin
Gene Hackman
Kim Woo-bin
Gay Talese
Dingko Singh
Gene Patton

Alts:
Stan Lee
Tommy Chong
Jimmy Carter


Annoted:
Dylann Roof -- Mass murderer/shiv-bait
Bill Cosby -- Pudding-peddler and roofie-lover
Henry Kissinger -- Former Secretary of State
Leah Bracknell -- English actress
Emperor Akihito -- Emperor of Japan
Greg Gilbert -- Singer for indie band Delays
Honor Blackman -- Actress
Buzz Aldrin -- Moonwalker
Gene Hackman -- Actor
Kim Woo-bin -- South Korean model/actor
Gay Talese - Writer
Dingko Singh -- Boxer
Gene Patton -- Gene, Gene the Dancing Machine
Gene Patton died in 2015
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Old 12-30-2017, 10:53 PM
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Shannen Doherty
John McCain
Roman Polanski
Tommy Chong
Vivian Campbell
George H.W. Bush
Lil Wayne
Prince Philip
Ben Affleck
Don King
Judy Blume
Jerry Sandusky
Emma Roberts

Alternate:

Riley Keough
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Old 12-30-2017, 11:36 PM
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Steve Gleason
Ron Jeremy
Big Van Vader
Suge Knight
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Elle King
Mike Tyson
Val Kilmer
O.J. Brigance
John Edward Szeles
Tommy Chong
Larry Flynt
Ron Wood

Alternate:
George Wendt
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Old 12-31-2017, 05:23 AM
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My wingsuit flying and base jumping themed list for 2017 was quite the failure, so now I'm struggling making up my mind: Same approach again or try something different?

I'm giving it another go but with different names. So here is my 2018 list of wingsuit pilots and base jumpers who can be assured that their mind-boggingly dangerous sport will leave them unharmed during the following calendar year:

Luigi Cani
Gary Connery
Tony Uragallo
Jeb Corliss
James Boole
Roberta Mancino
Zak Tessier
Hank Caylor
Matt Gerdes
Espen Fadnes
Robert Pecnik
Fraser Corsan
Eric Dossantos

(Some of them already survived major accidents and falls.)

Alternate: John Madden
(for variation, owing to his well-known aversion to flying)
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Old 12-31-2017, 07:26 AM
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Haven’t played for a couple of years - but it seems that most of the people on my 2015 list are still hanging on, so I’m going to recycle the survivors.

The following people will enjoy unusually good health in 2018:

Pope Emeritus Benedict
John McCain
George H. W. Bush
Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh
Paul 'Gazza' Gascoine
Pete Doherty
Alan Greenspan
Shane MacGowan
Keith Richards
Donald Trump
Aretha Franklin
Sir David Attenborough
Robert Redford

Alts:

Willie Nelson
Clint Eastwood
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Old 12-31-2017, 08:11 AM
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O. J. Simpson
Liza Milelli
Justin Bieber
Caitlyn Jenner
Charlie Sheen
Jimmy Carter
Keith Richards
Ginger Baker
Lindsay Lohan
Artie Lange
Michael J Fox
Kim Jong-un
Mike Tyson

Alts
George H. W. Bush
Betty White
Bob Barker
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Old 12-31-2017, 08:22 AM
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Haven't had a lot of time to think about my 2018 list, but here's what I've thrown together. Still hoping that I can get some points out of that guy on top of the list.

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (b. 7/28/71)
Johnathan Szeles (b. 9/9/58)
John "TotalBiscuit" Bain (b. 7/8/84)
Michael Schumacher (b. 1/3/69)
Leah Bracknell (b. 7/12/64)
John McCain (b. 8/29/36)
Fernando Ricksen (dutch soccer star) (b. 7/27/76)
Devin Lima (LFO) (b. 3/18/77)
Stefan Karl Stefansson (actor) (b. 7/10/75)
Greg Gilbert (Delays) (b. 12/7/77)
Geoff Fox (weatherman) (b. 7/20/50)
Spanky Manikan (actor) (b. 3/22/42)
Larry Garza (comedian) (age 35)

Alternate:
Vivian Campbell (Def Leppard, etc.) (b. 8/25/62)

Clean list:

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Johnathan Szeles
John Bain
Michael Schumacher
Leah Bracknell
John McCain
Fernando Ricksen
Devin Lima
Stefan Karl Stefansson
Greg Gilbert
Geoff Fox
Spanky Manikan
Larry Garza

Alternate:
Vivian Campbell
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Old 12-31-2017, 08:56 AM
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Judd Hirsch - actor
Terry Jones - actor
Patricia Routledge - actor
Tim Curry - actor
William Shatner - actor
George Hamilton - actor
Olivia Newton John - singer/actor
Penny Marshall - actor
Jeannie Little - Australian television personality
Clive James - writer
Albert Finney - actor
Lee Radziwill - socialite
Richard O'Sullivan - actor
Alts:
Bert Newton - Australia actor
George H W Bush - former US President

Clean list:
Judd Hirsch
Terry Jones
Patricia Routledge
Tim Curry
William Shatner
George Hamilton
Olivia Newton John
Penny Marshall
Jeannie Little
Clive James
Albert Finney
Lee Radziwill
Richard O'Sullivan
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Old 12-31-2017, 09:12 AM
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Valerie Harper
Lindsay Lohan
Scott Hall
Bob Barker
Amanda Bynes
George H W Bush
Jimmy Carter
Courtney Love
Sid Hartman
Keith Richards
Miley Cyrus
Ric Flair
Tommy Chong

Alternates:
Sarah Palin
Justin Beiber
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Old 12-31-2017, 09:28 AM
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Gene Patton died in 2015
Thanks! Moving Stan Lee up from alternate unless I hear otherwise
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Old 12-31-2017, 10:10 AM
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Thanks! Moving Stan Lee up from alternate unless I hear otherwise
Always glad to help, you fun guy
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Old 12-31-2017, 11:47 AM
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thanks to phungi for separating themed lists into a separate death pool, I can enter an unthemed list this year as well:

Christopher Plummer
John McCain
Michael Learned
Valerie Harper
Clive James
Randy Meisner
Ronnie Wood
Vivian Campbell
Larry Nassar
Devin Lima
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Kevin Gates
Courtney Stodden

Alternates:
Val Kilmer
Tony Dorsett
Tommy Chong

Christopher Plummer 12/13/29 "You may call me CAPTAIN"
John McCain 8/29/36 Senator/hero (former POW)
Michael Learned 4/9/39 Olivia Walton
Valerie Harper 8/22/39 actress
Clive James 10/7/39 Australian Essayist, poet, broadcaster
Randy Meisner 3/8/46 musician, played with Eagles
Ronnie Wood 6/1/47 was member of Rolling Stones/Faces/Jeff Beck Group
Vivian Campbell 8/25/62 Def Leopard guitarist
Larry Nassar 1963 doctor who molested gymnasts including at least 3 Olympians
Devin Lima 3/18/77 LFO band
Jonathan Rhys Meyers 7/27/77 Dracula star
Kevin Gates 2/5/86 rapper; birthname: Kevin Jerome Gilyard
Courtney Stodden 8/29/94 American reality show contestant, actress, model, recording artist

Alternates:
Val Kilmer 12/31/59 actor
Tony Dorsett 4/7/54 running back at Pitt and in NFL for Dallas and Denver
Tommy Chong 5/24/38 dope smoker
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Old 12-31-2017, 12:07 PM
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I had to replace a few from last year. Others I dropped off so they better watch their ass.

Stefán Karl Stefánsson- kids show actor. Remains from last year even though he seems to be doing much better.
Chris Mortensen- ESPN announcer
Leon White- Big Van Vader pro wrestler
Holly Rowe- ESPN announcer
Clive James- author
The Amazing Jonathan- seemingly immortal magician
Jerry Remy- baseball player and broadcaster
Akebono Taro- sumo champion
Donnelly Rhodes- actor and Canadian
Christopher Ayres- prolific voice actor
Mark Gastineau- Jets Sack Exchange
Devin Lima- singer
Artie Lange- comic. Probably a mistake because he may have Keith Richards type DNA

Alternates:
Bart Starr- NFL great
Jim Kelly- NFL great
Tommy Chong- bong entrepreneur


Clean list:

Stefán Karl Stefánsson
Chris Mortensen
Leon White
Holly Rowe
Clive James
The Amazing Jonathan
Jerry Remy
Akebono Taro
Donnelly Rhodes
Christopher Ayres
Mark Gastineau
Devin Lima
Artie Lange

Bart Starr
Jim Kelly
Tommy Chong
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Old 12-31-2017, 01:20 PM
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I hope I'm not cheating. I posted a themed list in the other thread, and I think I get to post a different, non-themed list in this thread? To a certain extent, my lists tend to pretty much guarantee survival for all choices. I go years between earning points in this game. I may seriously be the worst player of all time. Disclaimers aside, here's the clean list:

Cowboy Bill Watts
George H.W. Bush
Barbara Bush
Jimmy Carter
Ole Anderson
Ted Turner
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Jay Leno
David Letterman
Clint Eastwood
Reggie Jackson
Kaley Couco
Stephen Hawking

Alternates:

Patrick Stewart
Danny Masterson
Hillary Clinton

Annotations:

Cowboy Bill Watts--Wrestler/promoter
George H.W. Bush--POTUS
Barbara Bush--FLOTUS
Jimmy Carter--POTUS
Ole Anderson--Wrestler/promoter
Ted Turner--Media mogul/Billionaire
Ruth Bader Ginsburg--SCOTUS
Jay Leno--Comic/Host
David Letterman--Comic/Host
Clint Eastwood--Actor/Director
Reggie Jackson--"Mr. October"/Baseball player
Kaley Couco--Actress
Stephen Hawking--Genius

Alternates:

Patrick Stewart--Actor
Danny Masterson--Actor
Hillary Clinton---Politician
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Old 12-31-2017, 02:11 PM
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Only one of my picks last year departed so other then one change my list for the forth year in a row is....

Charlie Watts
Bart Starr
Jimmy Carter
George H W Bush
Joe Namath
Don Shula
Bob Uecker
Doc Severinsen
John Madden
Jerry Lee Lewis
Doris Day
Cloris Leachman
Betty White

Alternatives
Bob Newhart
Carol Burnett
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Old 12-31-2017, 03:02 PM
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Oops, nearly forgot all about this. No time to give much thought to it, so I'll pretty much reuse my list from last year.

Clive James, UK/Australian broadcaster
Henry Kissinger, Philanthropist
Desmond Tutu, SA anti-apartheid campaigner
Tom Baker, Actor, fourth Doctor
Arthur Scargill, "Leftist firebrand"
Geoffrey Palmer, UK actor
Murray Walker, Retired UK motor racing commentator
William Shatner
Paul Gascoigne, Retired English soccer player
Barbara Bush
Robert Mugabe, Dictator
Jimmy Carter
Angela Lansbury

Plain list:

Clive James
Henry Kissinger
Desmond Tutu
Tom Baker
Arthur Scargill
Geoffrey Palmer
Murray Walker
William Shatner
Paul Gascoigne
Barbara Bush
Robert Mugabe
Jimmy Carter
Angela Lansbury

Alternates:
Bashar Al Assad
Bob Dole
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Old 12-31-2017, 03:46 PM
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Team Dirt 2018

Thanks to those who make this happen!
Matt
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Clive James
Ric Flair
Jessica Falkholt
Stefan Karl
Gaston Glock
Leah Bracknell
Big Van Vader
Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Greg Gilbert
Jill Gascoine
John Rigas
Shane MacGowan
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
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Old 12-31-2017, 04:44 PM
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I missed it last year. Almost missed it again this year!

Thomas S. Monson
Orrin Hatch
Hulk Hogan
Dick Van Dyke
Stan Lee
Doris Day
Hugh Downs
Angela Lansbury
Betty White
Cicely Tyson
Tony Bennett
Bob Barker
Keith Richards
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