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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby PKMKII on Sun Sep 02, 2012 1:04 am

"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun Sep 02, 2012 6:47 am

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby PKMKII on Sun Sep 02, 2012 6:28 pm

Rev. Sun Myung Moon, founder of the Unification Church. 92. Pneumonia

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Hal David dead.
Nicki Minaj still alive.


Confession Bear time here: I don't think she's a musical genius or anything, but I don't think Nicki Minaj is bad. She seems to put a bit more energy and originality into her schtick than the average cookie-cutter hip-hop/pop singer.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:11 pm

PKMKII wrote:Confession Bear time here: I don't think she's a musical genius or anything, but I don't think Nicki Minaj is bad. She seems to put a bit more energy and originality into her schtick than the average cookie-cutter hip-hop/pop singer.
I have a problem with a lot of the male hip-hopperati and their attitude to women and gay people, thinking that shooting people is cool etc., but I don't often find a female hip-hop artist who has a lousy attitude to women. Men, yes; women, no.

I listened to that 'Stupid Hoe' song quite a few times, looking for the redeeming post-modern, ironic, self-deprecating undertone, and I'm afraid I just didn't find it. Just another boring misogynistic rapper, but with more interesting makeup and hair.

Correct me if I'm wrong, though...
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby black bart on Mon Sep 03, 2012 7:58 am

Goddam nice booty though mutha f***a!
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby DavidH on Mon Sep 03, 2012 2:21 pm

Max Bygraves has finally snuffed it. Oh Death, where is thy sting?

But I've just heard a rumour that Cliff Richard is still alive. :shocked:
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Mon Sep 03, 2012 7:58 pm

Michael Clark Duncan, aka John Coffey from The Green Mile.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby daftbeaker on Mon Sep 03, 2012 8:32 pm

Rev. Rowan Redbeard wrote:Michael Clark Duncan, aka John Coffey from The Green Mile.

Damn, he made that film what it is.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roland Deschain on Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:43 pm

He did indeed. Heaven. He's in [Pastafarian] Heaven.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney on Wed Sep 05, 2012 2:22 pm

I can't accept the thought of anyone else as John Coffy.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby black bart on Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:49 am

Terry Nutkins, TV wildlife presenter aged 66. I always thought he was a nice man and I remember him because he had his finger bitten off by an Otter.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roland Deschain on Sun Sep 09, 2012 10:49 am

black bart wrote:Terry Nutkins, TV wildlife presenter aged 66. I always thought he was a nice man and I remember him because he had his finger bitten off by an Otter.

I loved Terry Nutkins. He was a staple of my youth, watching him on children's TV. A sad loss.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby black bart on Wed Sep 12, 2012 5:29 am

We need a new thread...Guess who they've dug up?

Richard III :drinking:

He was innocent of murdering the princes in my opinion and had he lived would have made a good King...lets hope his bones show he was no Shakespearean Hunchback and that he went down fighting.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney on Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:02 am

Heer heer Barty , oi alwaze figgurd he gotta a bum rep .
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby black bart on Fri Sep 14, 2012 6:40 am

Apparently Richard's Bones (if they indeed ARE his bones) show that he definitely went down fighting but he did have a crooked spine.
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