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#541 Futtocks

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 08:24 AM

Olympic Bond parachutist Mark Sutton.


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#542 Futtocks

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Posted 16 August 2013 - 08:59 AM

Blue Öyster Cult founder member Allen Lanier.


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Posted 16 August 2013 - 09:09 AM

That'll teach him not to fear the reaper.


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Posted 16 August 2013 - 09:25 AM

That'll teach him not to fear the reaper.

He could be having a nice chat with him right now, maybe with a cup of tea and biscuits, rather than being in fear for his soul.  I'd expect that the grim reaper would find it a pleasant change from the usual screaming and denial he must get each day.


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#545 Wolford6

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Posted 16 August 2013 - 09:33 AM

 I'd expect that the grim reaper would find it a pleasant change from the usual screaming and denial he must get each day.

 

After having lived with Patti Smith, maybe Allen feels the same way.

;) ;)


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#546 Futtocks

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Posted 20 August 2013 - 01:42 PM

Elmore Leonard.


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Posted 28 August 2013 - 08:18 PM

Big Dave Thomas

 

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 08:51 AM

Also posted in the Cross-Code forum - Cliff Morgan, aged 83.


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Posted 29 August 2013 - 05:48 PM

Des Lynam is presenting a tribute to Cliff Morgan on BBC1 Wales (Sky Channel 952) at 10.40pm tonight.

It'll probably be available later on the i-player.

 

For those that are unaware, Cliff was formerly the Head of Sport at the BBC, and was a big champion of rugby league. He was most complimentary of it in his autobiography.


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Posted 30 August 2013 - 10:52 AM

Poet and Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney, aged 74.


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Posted 30 August 2013 - 11:20 AM

Poet and Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney, aged 74.

 

Aye.

 

http://www.irishtime...-dies-1.1510607

 

Farewell Famous Seamus.



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Posted 01 September 2013 - 10:27 AM

Sir David Frost



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Posted 01 September 2013 - 10:34 AM

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 10:46 AM

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Now that is a shock


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Posted 01 September 2013 - 12:32 PM

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74? thought he was older than that, although theres news footage of him on tv age 24 and he looked about 40 then!


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#556 Futtocks

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Posted 02 September 2013 - 09:44 AM

74? thought he was older than that, although theres news footage of him on tv age 24 and he looked about 40 then!

Same here, but he did start broadcasting at a very young age. A remarkable figure in British television history.


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Posted 02 September 2013 - 09:50 AM

I can't help but think of terrible coincidence that Saturday was also when the new and undoubtedly awful Keith Lemon version of Through the Keyhole started.

 

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Posted 02 September 2013 - 09:53 AM

I can't help but think of terrible coincidence that Saturday was also when the new and undoubtedly awful Keith Lemon version of Through the Keyhole started.

 

:fie:

Oh God... I didn't know about this.


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Posted 02 September 2013 - 06:38 PM

Tommy Morrison, Heavyweight boxer, 44.


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Posted 02 September 2013 - 07:06 PM

Same here, but he did start broadcasting at a very young age. A remarkable figure in British television history.


I think that for most people under 40 all he'll be remembered for is Through the Keyhole. I never knew about his earlier prowess until the film a few years back.




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