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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Rainswept on Thu Apr 04, 2013 11:02 pm

I believe it's time for mankind to set aside the crutch of religion and embrace morality born of reason and truth. Those crutches have long since proven treacherous when the ground gets slippery.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter on Mon Apr 08, 2013 1:44 pm

Spanish film director Bigas Luna, 67, cancer.

No-one else worthy of mention has died today that I am aware of.

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:52 pm

Annette Funicello, original Mouseketeer. Multiple Sclerosis.

I haven't seen any other noteworthy deaths today either.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Rainswept on Tue Apr 09, 2013 12:23 am

Don't understand the reason for the sarcasm. For those who don't know, Margaret Thatcher is the person they are not mentioning. http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-22067155
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby black bart on Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:29 am

I has been forced outta Early retirement to say:

Nope, not noticed any deaths of any great note recently.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby PKMKII on Fri Apr 12, 2013 3:30 pm

"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 Rainswept on Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:24 pm

Sad news. Why, I remember his birth:

14 minutes in
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:16 pm

"I don't mean to sound bitter, cynical or cruel; but I am, so that's how it comes out." ~ Bill Hicks.
"To argue with a person who has renounced reason is like administering medicine to the dead." ~ Thomas Paine.
"One should not believe everything one reads on the internet." ~ Abraham Lincoln.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:27 pm


:cry:
Probably the funniest person ever to draw breath.
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
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-- Philip K Dick

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Rainswept on Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:14 am

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:Probably the funniest person ever to draw breath.


Carlin died before I started this thread.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun Apr 14, 2013 6:09 pm

London Symphony Orchestra conductor Sir Colin Davis, 85.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney on Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:03 pm

Frank Bank aka Clarence ' Lumpy ' Rutherford on the telly show " Leave It To Beaver ".
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter on Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:06 pm

Pink Floyd album cover artist Storm Thorgerson, 69.

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Rainswept on Sun Apr 21, 2013 3:32 am

On 420? Irony.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Temp0ral on Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:11 pm

Roy Hunter wrote:Storm Thorgerson


What a name.
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