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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter » Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:10 pm

The man who opened Woodstock: Richie Havens, 72, heart attack.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby black bart » Tue Apr 23, 2013 10:41 am

Temp0ral wrote:
Roy Hunter wrote:Storm Thorgerson


What a name.


That IS a great name...Scandinavians are an inspiration to science fiction writers.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter » Fri Apr 26, 2013 5:50 pm

Country singer George Jones, 81, probably something to do with all the drink and drugs.

He stopped loving her today...
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby farfalla » Wed May 01, 2013 4:56 pm

Contrary to rumor, 'twas not I
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Thu May 02, 2013 11:51 pm

farfalla wrote:Contrary to rumor, 'twas not I

Thank FSM! :worship:
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby PKMKII » Fri May 03, 2013 12:32 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 » Sat May 04, 2013 10:56 pm

"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

OK, now let's look at four dimensions on the blackboard.
-- Dr. Joy

English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter » Tue May 07, 2013 3:58 pm

Ray Harryhausen, the stop-motion animation artist who brought you Jason And The Argonauts, 92
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Rainswept » Tue May 07, 2013 5:04 pm

Roy Hunter wrote:Ray Harryhausen, the stop-motion animation artist who brought you Jason And The Argonauts, 92

Mad genius he was!
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby black bart » Thu May 09, 2013 8:04 am

Roy Hunter wrote:Ray Harryhausen, the stop-motion animation artist who brought you Jason And The Argonauts, 92


Fantastic films those were.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Thu May 16, 2013 11:59 pm

"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

OK, now let's look at four dimensions on the blackboard.
-- Dr. Joy

English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter » Mon May 20, 2013 6:13 pm

Ray Manzarek, keyboardist with The Doors, 74, cancer.
"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.
"If you're making a political point wearing a balaclava, you're a c***. It was true for the IRA and it's true now." ~ daftbeaker.

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby pieces o'nine » Mon May 20, 2013 9:22 pm

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby daftbeaker » Thu Jun 06, 2013 11:11 am

Tom Sharpe, one of the best writers of farce in the English language.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Sat Jun 08, 2013 2:10 am

daftbeaker wrote:Tom Sharpe, one of the best writers of farce in the English language.

So is he the bastard responsible for my life these past twenty years??
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

OK, now let's look at four dimensions on the blackboard.
-- Dr. Joy

English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."


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