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#581 tim2

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Posted 15 October 2013 - 03:42 PM

http://www.bbc.co.uk...rsport/24532901

Sean Edwards, 26 year old racing driver whose father pulled Niki Lauda out of his burning car in 1976, dies on a racing track in Australia.

Edit: He wasn't driving and it was just a practice session. Very talented driver, by all accounts.


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#582 Johnoco

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Posted 15 October 2013 - 04:20 PM

That's pretty tragic news. I always thought it was James Hunt that pulled Lauda out of his car?

#583 Mumby Magic

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Posted 19 October 2013 - 05:36 PM

Felix Dexter, comedian/comedy actor.


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#584 tim2

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Posted 19 October 2013 - 05:50 PM

Felix Dexter, comedian/comedy actor.

 

Myeloma is a terrible disease, I have a friend who has it - they can hold off the inevitable with marrow transplants and medication but it's relentless.


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#585 Futtocks

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 08:42 AM

Former Dr Feelgood and Yardbirds guitarist Gypie Mayo, aged 62.


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#586 longboard

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 09:54 PM

Niall Donohue, Galway hurler, found dead.

 

He was 22 years old.

 

http://www.independe...y-29695323.html



#587 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 12:34 PM

Lou Scheimer

 

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#588 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 05:29 PM

Lou Reed

 

http://www.rollingst...-at-71-20131027

 

R.I.P


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#589 Johnoco

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 07:01 PM

Lou Reed

http://www.rollingst...-at-71-20131027

R.I.P

That's a real shame. Transformer is one of my favourite LPs and I still have the original vinyl copy. He did pretty well to last to that age given his lifestyle.

#590 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 07:08 PM

That's a real shame. Transformer is one of my favourite LPs and I still have the original vinyl copy. He did pretty well to last to that age given his lifestyle.

First thing eldest son and I have done is listen to Transformer,seems fitting Goodnight Ladies is the final track.


Edited by terrywebbisgod, 27 October 2013 - 07:09 PM.

God bless the keyboard warrior.


#591 Ullman

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 07:23 PM

Just heard the news. Really sorry to hear of his passing.


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Posted 27 October 2013 - 11:14 PM

RIP Lou Reed - The Velvet Underground & Nico is one of my favourite albums.

 

Ironically, he might have passed away on "Sunday Morning".


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#593 Larry the Leit

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 05:49 AM

RIP Lou Reed - The Velvet Underground & Nico is one of my favourite albums.

Ironically, he might have passed away on "Sunday Morning".


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#594 MikeW

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 12:55 PM

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#595 Futtocks

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 01:42 PM

Sad - Edna was one of the best supporting characters in the Simpsons.
 


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The optimist sees the doughnut,
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#596 Futtocks

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Posted 30 October 2013 - 09:55 AM

Actor Nigel Davenport. Good innings, though.


Between the optimist & the pessimist
The difference is quite droll:
The optimist sees the doughnut,
The pessimist sees the hole.


#597 Martyn Sadler

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Posted 30 October 2013 - 12:35 PM

Bert Evans, one of the few survivors of the Wormhoudt massacre in the SWW. To read about what men like him went through, and their incredible will to survive, is incredibly movng. Ordinary men who weren't famous, but we owe them an amazing amount.


#598 Futtocks

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Posted 30 October 2013 - 12:45 PM



 

Bert Evans, one of the few survivors of the Wormhoudt massacre in the SWW. To read about what men like him went through, and their incredible will to survive, is incredibly movng. Ordinary men who weren't famous, but we owe them an amazing amount.

 

The trouble with posting links to the Telegraph is that I've exceeded my monthly quota of articles on their site, thanks exclusively to their excellent Rugby League coverage.

So here's a link for other people in the same situation as me.


Between the optimist & the pessimist
The difference is quite droll:
The optimist sees the doughnut,
The pessimist sees the hole.


#599 Futtocks

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 10:02 AM

Laurie Anderson's farewell to Lou Reed.


Between the optimist & the pessimist
The difference is quite droll:
The optimist sees the doughnut,
The pessimist sees the hole.


#600 Futtocks

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 12:06 PM

Former BBC Political Editor John Cole.


Between the optimist & the pessimist
The difference is quite droll:
The optimist sees the doughnut,
The pessimist sees the hole.





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