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Old 08-01-2019, 03:54 PM
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Wrestling great Harley Race has died at 76.
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Barrington Pheloung, the composer of the awesome theme music for Inspector Morse, Lewis, and Endeavour has died at 65.

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Old 08-02-2019, 09:32 AM
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Saoirse Kennedy Hill, granddaughter of RFK, has died at 22 of an OD.
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Old 08-04-2019, 08:56 AM
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Barrington Pheloung, the composer of the awesome theme music for Inspector Morse, Lewis, and Endeavour has died at 65.
Ah, shit. That is totally awesome music. So sad to hear this.

ETA: I have a CD of music from the Inspector Morse series, so I knew who Barrington Pheloung was before this.

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Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison, 88 years old.

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Rosie Ruiz, who cheated to win the 1980 Boston Marathon, dead at age 66.

She died over a month ago, on July 8th, perhaps she entered a supernatural portal to another dimension to cheat death.
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Old 08-10-2019, 08:17 AM
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Jeffrey Epstein, convicted pedophile, found dead. Age 66.
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Old 08-10-2019, 09:01 AM
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I can honestly say I'm sorry to hear that. Perhaps I would be comforted if I believed in hell.
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Old 08-10-2019, 09:42 AM
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Bastard should have lived a long time still, and spent the rest of that long lifetime in prison.

He was supposedly on suicide watch, since he'd already tried once since he was imprisoned. Given the number of prominent and well-connected people he could have testified about, I don't think it's tinfoil hat territory to wonder whether a prison guard was slipped a few thousand dollars to be less than fully attentive while keeping an eye on Epstein.
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Old 08-10-2019, 11:57 AM
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As DeathMistress I'm a little surprised his death was pointless.
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Old 08-10-2019, 12:38 PM
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Bastard should have lived a long time still, and spent the rest of that long lifetime in prison.

He was supposedly on suicide watch, since he'd already tried once since he was imprisoned. Given the number of prominent and well-connected people he could have testified about, I don't think it's tinfoil hat territory to wonder whether a prison guard was slipped a few thousand dollars to be less than fully attentive while keeping an eye on Epstein.
According to the NYT, he was taken off suicide watch a few days ago. How and why could still provide fuel for conspiracy theories.
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Old 08-10-2019, 12:56 PM
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I bet a ton of people would have had him for 2020.
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If he had waited until 1/1/20 it wouldn't have been.
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According to the NYT, he was taken off suicide watch a few days ago. How and why could still provide fuel for conspiracy theories.
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers coach Darryl Drake has passed away suddenly at age 62.

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Good Lord! Several jokes spring to mind but from everything I've heard this was a really nice guy. I will just feel bad with our loss of him.
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Peter Fonda at 79

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Richard Williams is put in the dip.

"Acclaimed animator who created Roger Rabbit dies aged 86

Richard Williams, who worked on hit films such as The Pink Panther, won three Oscars and three Baftas"

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They have an award named for the lead singer of the Dead Kennedys?
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Old 08-17-2019, 05:40 PM
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I have a themed list elsewhere of widowed celebrities, four of which are royals, but I didn't put her on it because she was divorced, not widowed.
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Old 08-18-2019, 02:17 AM
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Oh wow! I never knew that was him. The local hip radio station (WBLM) had a running bit playing that on rainy days and I always thought it was a local thing.
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Former NFL running back Cedric Benson has died at 36 after a motorcycle accident.

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Oh wow! I never knew that was him. The local hip radio station (WBLM) had a running bit playing that on rainy days and I always thought it was a local thing.
Never knew it was him either although I knew it was "national". Next to the Rev. Billy C Wirtz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxoZLm9MWQw
that is one of my all-time favorites.
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Congrats. Not only am I scoreless, I think a few people I picked off of previous lists have come back to life
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Rumor has it that Heaven's Edge bass player George Guidotti has passed away after a battle with lung cancer. I can't get a definitive year of birth to determine points, however.

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Larry "the Mole" Taylor, bassist for Canned Heat, dies at 77.

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David Koch at 21 points.

Iím thinking this is a unique pick for me?

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He was 57.
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Iím thinking this is a unique pick for me?

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A shame I no longer have any reason to fly into Wichita, because there's a grave I wouldn't mind dancing on.
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David Koch at 21 points.

Iím thinking this is a unique pick for me?

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Unique in this pool.

I had him in the themed pool. Congrats to us both!
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A shame I no longer have any reason to fly into Wichita, because there's a grave I wouldn't mind dancing on.
I live within an easy drive of Wichita. I'm not much of a dancer, but I am certainly able to piss on his grave.
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I live within an easy drive of Wichita. I'm not much of a dancer, but I am certainly able to piss on his grave.
Drink an extra pint on me before you go!
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Drink an extra pint on me before you go!
Heck, just go ahead and drop a deuce on his grave for me while you're there.
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As usual, my picks convey immortality. I hope Satan had Koch's room ready.
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To hell with politics, points is points. Iím proud of that little bit of research.

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