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Postby Capt. Sir Dominic Flandry » Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:56 pm

RIP to legendary darts player Eric Bristow http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/darts/43666907

And also RIP to English footballer, coach and pundit Ray Wilkins http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43644529
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Postby bjmdds » Fri May 04, 2018 3:50 am

A New Jersey schools superintendent was arrested Monday when officials discovered he had been defecating on a high school football field “on a daily basis,” police said.

Thomas Tramaglini, 42, was charged with lewdness, littering and defecating in public, police said Thursday. The Kenilworth schools superintendent was arrested after surveillance video caught him in the act on Holmdel High School’s football field. :shock:
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Postby carl stromberg » Thu May 10, 2018 7:41 pm

The story about scientist David Goodall aged 104 (RIP) who decided to end his life at an assisted dying clinic in Switzerland reminds me of Soylent Green where Edward G Robinson's character visits a euthanasia clinic and dies while classical music is playing.

In the article it even said:

And in his final minutes, he [Goodall]listened to Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, best known for its last movement Ode to Joy, reportedly passing away shortly after the piece of music finished.


https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/may/10/david-goodall-australias-oldest-scientist-ends-his-own-life-at-104
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Postby Capt. Sir Dominic Flandry » Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:56 am

RIP Burt Reynolds. Apparently he turned down the role of Han Solo and James Bond.

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/sep/06/burt-reynolds-dead-deliverance-boogie-nights-actor-movies-career
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Postby Kristatos » Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:58 pm

Capt. Sir Dominic Flandry wrote:RIP Burt Reynolds. Apparently he turned down the role of Han Solo and James Bond.

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/sep/06/burt-reynolds-dead-deliverance-boogie-nights-actor-movies-career
Burt was great, but I'm kind of glad they didn't go down the route of casting a big American star like him or Clint Eastwood as Bond.

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