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If so, it's going to affect some of our scores for 2019.
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While all deaths garnering points must occur during the calendar year, I know that a death might go unreported for a day or so. So, I will not post official total points for 48 hours after 12/31/2019. If you find that one of your picks died, say, late on 12/31/2019, and you didnít hear about it until Jan. 2, 2020(this is a not so subtle hint to check your lists)then post a cite by midnight, Jan. 2, 2020, and you will get your points. After that you will be out of luck.
Better hurry - you've only got hours left to claim the points from RBG's death!
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General Qasem Soleimani, the 2nd most powerful man in Iran, discovers what an air strike feels like.
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General Qasem Soleimani, the 2nd most powerful man in Iran, discovers what an air strike feels like.
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Movie producer David Foster (The Thing, McCabe and Mrs. Miller) dead at 90.
On Dec 23 so no points in 2020.
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Old 01-05-2020, 12:19 AM
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Australian actor Tom Long has died at 51.
I remember him from The Dish, but he was more well known to most from the Aussie TV series Sea Change.
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Old 01-05-2020, 12:29 AM
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I wonder if we could have some sort of immortal contest where we have winners based on which posters did the worst. For example, I looked at my 2009 list and I have 8-alive and 5-dead. That's from 11 years ago, and that's how poorly I've done.

We could have categories for "Worst Poster" or possibly the longest living person chosen on a death list or others I haven't thought of.
Lol, I just checked my 2001 list - 4 dead, 9 alive (no alts).
Princess Margaret died 2002, but I didn't check off the fourth until 2017 (Jerry Lewis).
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Old 01-05-2020, 01:33 AM
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Lol, I just checked my 2001 list - 4 dead, 9 alive (no alts).
Princess Margaret died 2002, but I didn't check off the fourth until 2017 (Jerry Lewis).
You need to avoid putting really old people on your list: as others have said, those people have spent decades not dying, and, with all that practice, some of them have gotten quite good at that.
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Former Michigan State football coach George Perles has died at 15 points. Fifteen points that I won't be getting because I revised him off my list at the last minute in favor of John Lewis.

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Former Michigan State football coach George Perles has died at 15 points. Fifteen points that I won't be getting because I revised him off my list at the last minute in favor of John Lewis.

https://www.freep.com/story/sports/c...ty/1909366001/
And here I thought you knew something when I saw him on your list; I never noticed that you took him off for what you decided was low hanging fruit.
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And here I thought you knew something when I saw him on your list; I never noticed that you took him off for what you decided was low hanging fruit.
Had him on my list last year, after he resigned from the MSU board due to health reasons. Dagnabbit;
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Former reality TV contestant Alexis Eddy ("Are You the One?", which aired on MTV) has died at 23.

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Edd "Kookie" Byrnes (Vince Fontaine in "Grease," "77 Sunset Strip")) has died at 87

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Oh, no... Neil Peart. Mostly because he was not on my list.
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Niel Peart, drummer for Rush on 1/7.

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Man. If I voluntarily give up my points, can we have Neil back?
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Man. If I voluntarily give up my points, can we have Neil back?
Same here. Been a Rush fan forever. Growing up in North Central Ohio our family was among the first to here them when a Canadian record producer gave Donna Halper at WMMS in Cleveland their debut album and she played "Working Man" on air. The rest is history. When my Uncle did the artwork for their Fly By Night album my older brother and I were hooked. He was a great drummer and lyricist. Hall of Famer. His drum solo's are legendary
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When my Uncle did the artwork for their Fly By Night album my older brother and I were hooked. He was a great drummer and lyricist. Hall of Famer. His drum solo's are legendary
Fly By Night was also the first album with Peart. And you can certainly tell the change in style Peart brought to the band when you compare it with the self-titled debut.
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Will his grave be 6 or 7 feet long instead of the usual 8 feet?

I was a bit of a golf-weenie at one time
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It would have made more sense if it happened on 7/8.
And the drummer goes bada bing.
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Answer: pay for the pizza
Question: What do you call someone who hangs out with musicians?

Answer: A drummer.
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What do you call a drummer who broke up with his girlfriend?

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Homeless
What's black and blue and lying in a ditch? A guitar player who made too many drummer jokes.
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Answer: pay for the pizza
What's the difference between a drummer and a large pizza?

A large pizza can feed a family of four.
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Question: What do you call someone who hangs out with musicians?

Answer: A drummer.
The version I heard was "What do you call a crazy person who hangs around with musicians?"

It fit most of the drummers I knew back in my misspent youth, when I was doing sound for bands.
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Some of those people are not racking down points, though.
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Some of those people are not racking down points, though.
Still an open question on Andy Kaufman.
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