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#141 Wolford6

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 09:59 AM

frank wilson, soul legend and wigan casino regular.


My son's girlfriend is spending this weekend working in Bolton ... as an extra in a Steve Coogan film about Northern Soul.

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#142 Futtocks

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 08:35 AM

Guitarist Big Jim Sullivan. :(

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The optimist sees the doughnut,
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#143 longboard

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Posted 11 October 2012 - 08:27 AM

Kevin Curran, former cricketer, aged 53.

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#144 Futtocks

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Posted 11 October 2012 - 08:47 AM

Alex Karras, a.k.a. Mongo in 'Blazing Saddles'.

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


#145 Titus

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Posted 12 October 2012 - 05:35 PM

Helmut Haller.

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#146 Ullman

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 01:45 PM

Guitarist Big Jim Sullivan. :(

That's a pretty remarkable CV.

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#147 Futtocks

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 02:37 PM

Can't provide a link here but I hear Geoff Hughes has died from cancer aged 68 (?)


Geoffrey Hughes was the voice of Paul McCartney in 'Yellow Submarine'.

And now the actor who voiced John Lennon has also died - John Clive.

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


#148 Bleep1673

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 10:19 AM

Alex Karras, a.k.a. Mongo in 'Blazing Saddles'.


Interesting,
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#149 Bleep1673

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 10:20 AM

http://www.bbc.co.uk...t-arts-19990457

Sylvia Krystal AKA Emmanuelle
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#150 Mumby Magic

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 01:00 PM

http://www.bbc.co.uk...t-arts-19990457

Sylvia Krystal AKA Emmanuelle


Love the way it says "tarts" in the link! :lol:

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#151 Futtocks

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 09:57 AM

Two somewhat different passings.

The last of 'The Few', aged 99.

Ceefax, aged 38.

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


#152 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 02:24 PM

Two somewhat different passings.

The last of 'The Few', aged 99.

Ceefax, aged 38.


I don't think he's the last


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#153 Bleep1673

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 03:21 PM

Ceefax, 38 years old & still as slow as it was on day 1 - a bit like a Salford Winger
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#154 John Drake

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 03:25 PM

Ceefax, aged 38.


I don't know if this is real or photoshopped, but it made me chuckle.
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#155 Futtocks

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 03:30 PM

With Ceefax gone, the BBC are going to have to find something else to show for 3 or 4 hours before the national showing of The Superleague Show. ;)

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


#156 longboard

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 03:53 PM

Ah Ceefax. My favourite television, followed by Teletext in second. :)

#157 Futtocks

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 04:00 PM

Teletext was always better for RL score updates. :D

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


#158 back to the future

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 09:37 PM

Emanuel Steward

#159 Futtocks

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 04:40 PM

Clive Dunn.

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


#160 longboard

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 04:57 PM

Clive Dunn.


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