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  2. Redrumours

    Sickest game in the world (parts 1&2)

    Friday 294.
  3. Joey Russ

    The 2021 Deathlist Cup

    Despite strong performances by DevonDeathTrip throughout his dead pooling career, it has seemed like he's been slipping a bit. Indeed, after winning the cup in 2018 he never made it out of round 2. However, his notice of the Zambian journalist with Covid still proves he has stuff left in the take. Will this March be the one that finally gets DDT to move on to round 3? We have to see, but in the mean time, points! YorkshireBanker vs CalebH 0 - 0 Grobler vs msc 0 - 0 Djemba Djemba vs alt obits guy 0 - 0 Theoldlady vs deadsox 0 - 0 Perhaps vs ThereWillBeDeaths7 3 - 0 Book vs An Fear Beag 0 - 3 Markb4 vs maryportfuncity 0 - 0 Quim Reaper vs Wormfarmer 0 - 0 HDS vs Clorox Bleachman 3 - 0 DeathByArsenic vs Joey Russ 0 - 0 DevonDeathTrip vs Annami 4 - 0 Gcreptile vs Baby Blue 3 - 0 BuffaloPhil vs CaptainChorizo 0 - 0 Banana vs GreatUncleBulgaria 10 - 0 Spade_Cooley vs Grim Up North 6 - 0 Bibliogryphon vs EtushIsPushingUpTheDaisies 0 - 0
  4. Ulitzer95

    Political Frailty

    I know Chloe. I like her on a personal level but she's a Wet so not my cuppa politically. She had every intention of early retirement but then there was a snap election called in 2019 so she stayed. So I suspect she'll stand down before she loses her seat. The lack of incumbency will make it more likely to flip too I suppose. Not sure I agree with you on Scotland. Very hard. Look at what happened to the Scottish Labour vote in 2019. It crumbled away even further to the Nats. Now what I do recognise is the Nats have likely exhausted their potential pool of voters now. They can't chip away at the Labour vote even further than they have done, but it's a long way back for Scottish Labour. It'll take at least another decade.
  5. Paul Bearer

    28. Jimmy Greaves

    Film about the rise and fall of Greaves on in a couple of minutes on BT sport 1 (Sky channel 413 UK)
  6. Ulitzer95

    From Cleric To Relic

    Look at how spot on I was with that suggestion ^ #justsayin' Anyways, another prominent Serbian Orthodox bishop has died aged 83. This time Atanasije Jevtić (wiki), Bishop of Zahumije and Herzegovina and a close associate of the above mentioned Radović. The cause you ask? Well COVID of course!
  7. Banana

    The 2021 Deathlist Cup

    DDT pick Karima Brown is dead https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/national/2021-03-04-journalist-karima-brown-dies-after-being-hospitalised-for-covid-19/
  8. Handrejka

    The Dead of 2021

    I did a search but couldn't find anything . I think she was a pick on Derby Dead Pool at some point. I heard some rumours about mental health somewhere.
  9. msc

    Political Frailty

    Indeed, though they did win it back during the Blair years (along with a host of entirely unlikely places!). My point was more Harlow was endangered in 83 but the split made it inevitable. You are right, East England is very Tory friendly now - 44 of those seats you mentioned are safe as houses. Of those that didn't change in 2017/19, Chloe Smith is fighting gravity long term and Colchester could be close next time round, but yeah, thats about it. I don't think Scotland is irreversible gone for them either, but they wont do anything until they learn their lessons in defeat, and they still haven't done that up here after 10 election losses to the SNP in 14 years...
  10. Ulitzer95

    Hollywood Possibilities

    Dick Sheppard (wiki) dead at 90. Stuntman in over 500(!) films including the James Bond series and The Italian Job (1969). Also held an incredible 18 Guinness World Records. Managed to get featured in their published editions every year from 1969 to 1996. The Sun obit. Mirror obit.
  11. Bentrovato

    Unrequited Love / Secret Crush

    She lives to love me another day... Priti Patel reaches £340,000 settlement with ex-Home Office chief Philip Rutnam (msn.com)
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  13. time

    The Dead of 2021

    Same here, I'm trying to convince myself that I'd hrard mutterings, but I don't think I had. Very much under the radar as far as I'm concerned.
  14. Ulitzer95

    Political Frailty

    Indeed, though long gone are the days of Labour comfortably winning seats like Harlow. Alliance vote split maybe lost it for them but a change in demographics/voting behaviour amongst class has kept them out more recently. In the whole of the East of England region, there are 52 Tory seats vs. 5 Labour (and 1 Lib Dem – St. Albans). The five which Labour are all inner city and/or high concentration of student populations/ethnic minorities – Cambridge, Bedford, Luton N, Luton S and Norwich S. Not trying to go off topic to a broader debate about today's politics but Harlow is the perfect case study example of their problem – working class folk who want fuck all to do with Labour. They simply don't appeal to a great chunk of ppl down here and that is a serious problem for them going forward. Winning a GE for them is trickier now without Scotland, so when the vote share is stacked up against them 2 to 1 in places like Harlow, it's bleak. Not convinced Sir Keir Brylcreem has the answers to this problem.
  15. Handrejka

    The Dead of 2021

    Kind of shocked at this one. Nicola Pagett died due to a brain tumour. I was only thinking about 'A Bit of a Do' yesterday and the longevity of its cast. Nicola Pagett obituary | Stage | The Guardian
  16. Leon Brittan

    Political Frailty

    Lost his epping seat to Tebbitt I believe
  17. Leon Brittan

    20th Century Americans Sitcoms

    One of her brothers was Australian I think. So it probably was actually
  18. The Ashes Urn

    Death Anniversary Thread

    Canadian poet and novelist, Elizabeth Smart, died on this day 35 years ago, aged 72.
  19. msc

    Political Frailty

    One of the many MPs who lost in 1983 as a result of the Labour>SDP/Alliance vote shift in seats where the Tory vote stayed relatively similar to 79 and they won. Foot would have still lost for obvious reasons but the SDP split lost them seats like Harlow above, turning certain defeat into a landslide.
  20. Ulitzer95

    Political Frailty

    Stan Newens (wiki) dead at 91. Leftie Labour MP for Epping (1964–1970) then Harlow (1974–1983) and MEP for London Central (1984–1999). Guardian obit. Telegraph obit. Some of his friends included:
  21. Exu

    Sickest game in the world (parts 1&2)

    Friday 203 - the deficit that England will face upon conclusion of the india first innings on Saturday morning
  22. msc

    20th Century Americans Sitcoms

    Given they brought in Robbie Coltrane as one of her brothers, I'm pretty certain it was a gag.
  23. Paul Bearer

    Sickest game in the world (parts 1&2)

    Friday 287
  24. Paul Bearer

    Sickest game in the world (parts 1&2)

    242 today. Three scorers. Phil moves into the lead. Buffalo Phil 15 Grim up North 10 Bentrovato 10 Paul bearer 10 Redrumours 10 Quim Reaper 10 Old Cem 10 Exu 5 Unknown man 5 Cerberus 5 MPFC 5
  25. Beachy Head

    1. Prince Philip Duke Of Edinburgh

    If he is well enough to undergo heart surgery then he is definitely big odds on to make 100. The guy will probably outlive Charles and Andrew. The latter especially!
  26. Gooseberry Crumble

    Famous celebrity births , pregnancies and babies

    https://www.hellomagazine.com/healthandbeauty/mother-and-baby/20210304108239/rebecca-adlington-welcomes-baby-boy-see-photo/ British Olympic swimming medallist Rebecca Adlington has given birth to a son.
  27. Miranda lass

    26. Harry Belafonte

    If u look at his pic on Wikipedia he's 84 on that but looks way less. Anyone know a more recent one of him?
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