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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri Aug 16, 2013 7:33 am

Elvis Presley, the King of Rock 'n' Roll, 36 years ago today.

42, Myocardial Infarction, he had an enlarged heart aggravated by years of polypharmacy.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby bacon on Sat Aug 17, 2013 8:01 am

Roy Hunter wrote:Elvis Presley, the King of Rock 'n' Roll, 36 years ago today.

42, Myocardial Infarction, he had an enlarged heart aggravated by years of polypharmacy.


I've never heard heart attack from drug overdose while sitting on the can put so politely.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter on Sat Aug 17, 2013 11:18 am

I think 'polypharmacy' may be my new favourite word. :haha:
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby bacon on Mon Aug 19, 2013 8:37 am

Roy Hunter wrote:I think 'polypharmacy' may be my new favourite word. :haha:


It's a lifestyle :lol:
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby black bart on Thu Aug 29, 2013 5:57 am

Wales Fly Half Cliff Morgan 83. :cry:
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri Sep 13, 2013 8:46 am

Ray Dolby, inventor of Surround Sound and Dolby noise reduction, 80, Alzheimer's disease and Leukaemia.

A minute's silence please.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby bacon on Fri Sep 13, 2013 9:13 am

I would think that as the inventor of Surround Sound, a moment of silence would be an insult.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri Sep 13, 2013 9:34 am

Noise reduction? A minute's silence? No?
:bummer:
OK, how's this - he was fatally bitten by a cobra. It hissed at him first, but he couldn't hear it.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby bacon on Fri Sep 13, 2013 10:36 am

I say we just blast our music loud and have hearing loss in his honor. I'm ahead on that! *Edit* We're both ahead on that!
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby PKMKII on Wed Oct 02, 2013 1:03 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 ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sun Oct 27, 2013 4:14 pm

"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
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Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun Oct 27, 2013 4:45 pm

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:Lou Reed. :cry: :cry: :cry:
:stupid: What he said.

I've waited for the man, I've had a perfect day, and I'm married to sweet Jane.

Sad.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Pete Byrdie on Sat Nov 23, 2013 8:42 am

Most of the posts on this thread seem to be about people we admire, but I can't find an R.I.P. thread anywhere else, so I'll post this here. Sylvia Browne, died eleven years younger than her renown psychic talents had predicted. I can't find it in me to revel in the death of another human. We all tread an often confusing path to find our place in the world, I know I have, and that path leads many in a completely wrong direction. But, I don't think there was any excuse for this woman. The best I can hope is she has left the world more cynical of psychics than she found it.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby DavidH on Sat Nov 23, 2013 2:20 pm

Bruce Forsythe, several years ago. They skinned him and made him into an android - nobody's noticed yet. :fsm_rock:
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby ChowMein on Sat Nov 23, 2013 2:32 pm

I didnt post her passing because i refused ,for over a decade to acknowlege her or any program that would have her as a guest :( I was disgusted when i found out she has vocal , ardent admirers here in the city of the crack smoking mayor . It is beyond the limit of my comprehension.
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