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so they decided to stand pat, huh? :d
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First score for someone?

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Old 01-14-2019, 04:32 PM
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Looks like I was wrong unless someone misspelled. I only saw Stottlemyre as an alt on one list. He was on my list a few years ago.
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Dammit. had him on my list last year and dropped him to an alternate.
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Old 01-15-2019, 08:05 AM
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Carol Channing at 97.

Points?

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Old 01-15-2019, 08:18 AM
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Yes! COMMASENSE, come on down!
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Goodbye, Dolly.

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Old 01-15-2019, 11:07 AM
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Verna Bloom best known as Mrs Wormer in Animal House has been expelled from the planet.


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The Doper Marion_Wormer hasn't posted here in nearly six months. Coincidence?
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Old 01-15-2019, 01:00 PM
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Not that I know of but in the small word department my brother used to run around, and work local theater, with her primary understudy.
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Old 01-15-2019, 04:07 PM
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Poker Player Gavin Smith has gone All-In and drawing Dead at age 50.
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Old 01-15-2019, 04:24 PM
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John Falsey, creator of "St. Elsewhere" and "Northern Exposure" TV series.

Lester Wunderman, pioneer of and coiner of the term "Direct Marketing".
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Old 01-16-2019, 09:10 PM
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Vanguard Index Fund Pioneer, Jack Bogle Dead at Age 89
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Old 01-16-2019, 11:05 PM
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18th ranked Rodeo star Mason Lowe dies at Age 25 after the Bull ("Hard Times") he was riding stomps him.

According to the story Hard Times will not be euthanized
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Old 01-17-2019, 01:04 AM
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notfrommensa seems to be trawling obituaries this week.

Here's one that I learned recently. Judge Dredd artist Ron Smith has died. He was 94, and had long since retired, but through the 80s was a dedicated and distinctive artist for 2000AD comic, doing some of my favourite work, especially in the collections of short strips in the Daily Star newspaper.
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Maybe notfrommensa actually IS the grim reaper. Just smart enough not to list his own picks this quickly, lest the ruse be uncovered.
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Old 01-17-2019, 07:17 AM
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Yes! COMMASENSE, come on down!
YAY! My first points in two years of playing! Woo hoo... er... ahem.

I'm very sorry to learn of Ms. Channing's death. She was a talented and much-beloved performer who will be greatly missed.

[Points! Yay!]

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Old 01-17-2019, 07:44 AM
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Not only your first points, but you are leading the game, too.

Enjoy it while it lasts!

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According to the story Hard Times will not be euthanized
I'm glad.
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Old 01-17-2019, 11:45 AM
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Maybe notfrommensa actually IS the grim reaper. Just smart enough not to list his own picks this quickly, lest the ruse be uncovered.
Yikes, My evil Plan has been exposed!
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Mary Oliver has joined the Dead Poets Society. What a pointless death.
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Don’t count you points before they pass....

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Old 01-19-2019, 06:58 AM
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I think commasense's moment in the lead needs to be commemorated with a scoreboard, before we have another death for points.

Since I'm not the DeathMistress, this is totally unofficial, but here we go:

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Rank	Player      	Score	Picks(Unique)
1	commasense	  3	1(1)
2	Everyone Else	  0     0(0)
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Old 01-19-2019, 08:16 AM
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Actor Windsor Davies, from sitcoms such as It Aint Half Hot Mum, and Never The Twain, (and Terrahawks) has died aged 88.

Also, 12 points please. Booyah!
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Heartening to see that commasense's reign of terror has ended. All Hail GuanoLad!

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Old 01-19-2019, 06:36 PM
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These may be the only points I get all year, but it sure is nice to be in front for potentially a few days.
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Old 01-19-2019, 06:51 PM
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I doubt anyone had him, but noted session musician Reggie Young left 18 points on the table.
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Old 01-19-2019, 07:56 PM
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John Coughlin, a top pair's figure skater for the US, has killed himself at age 33. 67 points for no one to get.

If he died a year later, he could have had two perfect sixes for points.
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Old 01-20-2019, 04:33 PM
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Tony Mendez argone.

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I thought you meant this guy at first.
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Damn! Sic transit gloria mundi.
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Old 01-21-2019, 04:51 PM
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Heartening to see that commasense's reign of terror has ended. All Hail GuanoLad!
Hey! I heard that!
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Did anyone have chef Andrew Fairlie at 45 points?
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Millicent Young, WASP pilot who worked to get them military recognition after the group was disbanded, dead at 96.
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John Coughlin, a top pair's figure skater for the US, has killed himself at age 33. 67 points for no one to get.

If he died a year later, he could have had two perfect sixes for points.
They changed to a 10-point system years ago.

(That's still a damn funny line. I laughed.)
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They changed to a 10-point system years ago.
I know, but still!
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Did anyone have chef Andrew Fairlie at 45 points?
You know, there is a "Search This Thread" menu near the top of the page, which can be a quick way to answer your questions about who picked a points-maker (in this case, it looks like no one, which seems odd, since he announced his impending demise a couple months ago; I blame it on the fact that he spells his name wrong, at least for a Scotsman).

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In "blindingly obvious and should have seen it coming in a 'Darwin Award' kinda way" news:

Gigi Wu, the Taiwanese 'bikini hiker,' has died at 36 from falling into a gorge while climbing.
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