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  1. 9 points
    And now, she is 101 ! Happy bday grandma, hope she can have many more
  2. 7 points
    Oh dear... well, of course, every single vaccine death will be mentioned in the press. You don't read about the millions, and soon to be billions that are fine. Still, you can't help everyone. It's a shitty situation, but what can you do.. people also die in traffic, and we still have cars.
  3. 6 points
    Everyone is verified. Teams will be up shortly on the front page Thanks everyone. I have hardly had to reject any picks although there was the one player (who will remain nameless) who send five Star Wars picks instead of Star Trek. I did check to see if any of them were eligible but astonishingly they weren't.
  4. 6 points
    Jeanne Bot, dead at the age of 116 years and 130 days. Before her death, she was the 4th verified oldest living person. https://www.lindependant.fr/2021/05/25/perpignan-jeanne-bot-doyenne-des-catalans-et-vice-doyenne-des-francais-sest-eteinte-a-lage-de-116-ans-9564990.php#:~:text=Jeanne Bot avait fêté son,fêté le 14 janvier dernier
  5. 6 points
  6. 6 points
    Bit harsh on FW there, imo!
  7. 5 points
  8. 5 points
    Reet gang, eyes down - look in and all that. Masterlist below, game on and - I think - all 21 still breathing 1. Terry Lubbock (Sean) 2. Azam Khan. (Drol) 3. David Battie (Theoldlady) 4. Imelda Marcos (Bibliogryphon) 5. Dr. Georgina Morgan (gcreptile) 6. Bunny Matthews (Captain Chorizo) 7. Henry ‘Nacho’ Laun (perhaps) 8. Vic Elford (Quim Reaper) 9. MC Ren (Spade Cooley) 10. Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee (Joey Russ) 11. Fortune FitzRoy, Duchess of Grafton (Yorkshire Banker) 12. Mary Quant (Toast) 13. Susie Steiner (msc) 14. David Gulpilil (Death Impends) 15. Alejandro Jodorowsky (Chilean Way) 16. Martti Ahtisaari (arghton) 17. Philipp Mickenbecke (Banana) 18. Donald Zec (Yvonne) 19. Jack Arends (Grim up North) 20. Jimmy Greaves (Great Uncle Bulgaria) 21. Abdulaziz Bouteflika (Maryportfuncity)
  9. 5 points
  10. 5 points
    Australian soap veteran Lorrae Desmond, who is best known for playing Councillor Dean Gilroy on A Country Practice for over a decade, died at 91 years: https://www.smh.com.au/culture/tv-and-radio/enormous-heart-lorrae-desmond-logie-winning-star-of-a-country-practice-dead-at-91-20210523-p57udr.html
  11. 4 points
    Last call for players Game starts at midnight BST.
  12. 4 points
    Eric Carle.......
  13. 4 points
    The voice of Sebastian and Freddy of Rod, Jane and Freddy are seismic deaths. Seismic. Dull indeed, wash your mouth out.
  14. 4 points
    I really need to pay more attention to my own bloody forum tips...
  15. 4 points
    Dutch astronomer Cornelis de Jager died at 100 years: https://www.texelsecourant.nl/nieuws/algemeen/205920/professor-kees-de-jager-overleden
  16. 4 points
    Twitter going crazy reporting the death of Freddy Marks, of Rod, Jane and Freddy fame. My favourite of the trio. If true, thanks for the memories of those times escaping from the reality.
  17. 4 points
    Report of the death of British actor Shane Briant, appeared in several Hammer movies as well as The Naked Civil Servant and The Picture Of Dorian Gray, before he emigrated to Australia in the 1980s: IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0108470/
  18. 4 points
    Kevin Clark, who played Freddy 'Spazzy McGee' Jones in the Jack Black film 'School of Rock', has died. He was 32. Clark was killed in a traffic accident while riding his bike. https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/2021/5/26/22454359/kevin-clark-dies-crash-avondale-western-school-rock
  19. 4 points
    Sadly for him, COVID took the decision to a VAR check...
  20. 4 points
    Dance pioneer Anna Halprin (wiki), dead at 100 according to her family on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/1274100295/posts/10220015370195942/?d=n A DDP pick.
  21. 4 points
    …or someone claiming to be…
  22. 4 points
    This tweet from the CEO of the Howard League for Penal Reform implies that he died off the radar back in February..
  23. 4 points
    I think I agree, UK was not the weakest song. It's a bit like the songs Germany submitted a couple of years ago (thinking of our 2016 song, for example): It's competent, harmless and average. Problem is, you need to make people vote for you, and you've got to stand out. There are only 10 teams you can give points to (12,10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1). You can have the 11th best song in Europe overall, but still end up with zero points, if you are exactly at 11th place in every country. Germany's song was much worse, but I guess some judges liked to be slammed with that wokeness hammer and they gave us three pity points. Other worse songs were those spectacularly cheap, but effective songs like Effendi and Loco Loco (Serbia and Albania). They kind of stood out for their open shamelessness, and I kind of liked that. Also, it helps to have some allies, I guess, really strong allies, like Greece and Cyprus. Or Moldova and Bulgaria. But that only takes you above zero, hardly above 100 points.
  24. 4 points
    Nil Points. The winning song was even sung in foreign. Disgraceful.
  25. 4 points
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