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    Probably should mention she was the daughter and last surviving child of fascist supporting Patrick Boyle, 8th Earl of Glasgow. A particularly nasty piece of work.
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    Hooroo, Mate.

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    UK Singles Chart

    Go for it! Question: Allan Wilmot was also reported dead by his local MP some hours ago. No sign of a news report at all. With "fame" outside of Windrush, if he can't obit, 20 risky names I'd say.
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    UK Singles Chart

    Well, baby, here is a report of the death at 96 of Allan Wilmot, one of the Windrush Generation and the last survivor of The Southlanders:
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    Desmond Tutu

    Announced fakely Tu Tu soon.
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    Derby Dead Pool 2021

    Leslie Bricusse can go on the List of the Missed - last picked in 2017 I believe: https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-58970326 http://www.derbydeadpool.co.uk/deadpool2017/celebs_B.html#bricul
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    Sir Michael Caine

    Leslie Bricusse is no longer the last one living. Apparently Joan Collins has confirmed his death. Looking for a link. Bit of a pisser, he was on my shortlist for next year.
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    The Dead of 2021

    Former Director General of MI5, Sir Patrick Walker, Telegraph Obit: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2021/10/19/sir-patrick-walker-director-general-mi5-led-way-agency-shifted/
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    British Character Actors

    Geoffrey Chater Telegraph Obit: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2021/10/19/geoffrey-chater-polished-charming-character-actor-acclaimed/ IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0154021/ I should add - DDP Pick
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    Jamaican Jamming

    Lloyd "Gitsy" Williams, Jamaican guitarist and songwriter, reportedly dead: https://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Guitarist_Lloyd_%26%238216;Gitsy%26%238217;_Willis_dies_at_73?profile=0 Co-wrote many tunes, I'm just going to pluck this one out:
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    Bill Turnbull

    Turns up on Richard Osman's House of Games, on right now (and all week). That'll teach you to watch the 6 o'clock news....
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    Sarfend to become a city following Sir David Amess' assassination: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-58956615 Cos we are all about knee jerk reactions. We'll be erecting a statue and commissioning an ITV mini series next.
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    Sir Michael Caine

    You can't speculate, as not a lot of people know who he's talking about.
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    The Beatles Death Curse

    Viola player Ken Essex, who seemingly was around 101, and who played on Yesterday, dead: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2021/10/18/ken-essex-lso-principal-viola-accompanied-beatles-hit-yesterday/ Last year, big story in the Leicester Mercury with a great summary of his career, for those who cannot access the Telegraph's obit. Played with Johnny Dankworth, played on the themes for Fawlty Towers and Last Of The Summer Wine, orchestra member at Brighton at the 1974 Eurovision: https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/local-news/viola-talent-who-played-beatles-4375634 One for IMDB referral if anyone's interested.
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    The Deathlist Poker Tournament 2021

    Mid-October, and the hits keep coming. Denise Bryer has been one of those picks Bibliogryphon has stuck with through thin and thin, and now gets the thick end of an unique hit. No bonuses, leaderboard updated.
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    The Deathlist Poker Tournament 2021

    Time once again for those doors of the Casino to creak open! Only they are not. The staff are all on furlough and all the generous facilities are closed. Yes, due the COVID restrictions, this time it's virtual baby! In between sanitising the public areas and vaccinating the pet tigers (yes, I know you were all hoping to visit the new petting zoo!) I shall be running the operations from the manager's desk and somehow receiving and answering the emails and texts to the helpdesk. Remember, you simply don't have to know how to play, it's all essentially calculated out for you, so you don't have to! In fact, I'd probably be out of a job if someone did know how to play this game! Just follow the rules below, enter and watch those sweet points roll in over the next few months. You don't even have to be playing with a full deck! Couple of Points Of Order in advance: 1. It's still a 6 month game. I don't really have the time or inclination to move this on plus the calculations would be become outrageously complex. I can think about this in the future, but for now the period sticks. 2. Only members of the Forum whose name was registered on or before 1 January 2021 may enter. This avoids the need for me to calculate scores for former members now banned setting up temp accounts to enter and people who have joined since who may end up after a short period that the Forum is not for them and disappear. So, with that out of the way, those who are eligible can PM teams to me before the deadline and we can go some way to heal the wounds obtained in the Deathlist Cup! Have fun!
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    Ideas and possibilities 2022

    Well unlikely as Anita Pointer was picked by three teams this year. Including me. Though she doesn't qualify for my theme team, sometimes if they don't I stick them on my main team. 2 and a half months to go...
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    The Deathlist Poker Tournament 2021

    Well, hello Thelma Lou, goodbye beating heart. https://uk.news.yahoo.com/news/betty-lynn-dies-thelma-lou-195244001.html Betty Lynn, one of the last surviving adult actors from The Andy Griffith Show a hit for Joe Moneypenny. No bonuses. Also a sub for Death By Arsenic, who draws 7 Diamonds for 7 Points added. Leaderboard updated.
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    Political Frailty

    Former Labour MP for Dundee West from 1979 until 2005 Ernie Ross is a goner, aged 79: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/labour-party-north-east-scotland-twitter-b960952.html
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    Andy Griffith Characters

    I am going to be that guy on this occasion and cross post Betty Lynn's death here:
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    Dead Poets Society

    Maire Mhac an tSaoi confirmation: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/celebrated-poet-máire-mhac-an-tsaoi-dies-aged-99-1.4702845 Whether she QOs? Well, who knows?
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    Dead Drummers

    Tweeter reporting that Australian drummer Des "Animal" McKenna has died: Played for many years on Hey Hey It's Saturday. Might be more insight from our Antipodean friends.
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    Dead Poets Society

    Irish language poet Maire Mhac an tSaoi reportedly dead aged 99 on the board of Twits: Picked for the Poker Tourney at least, and I believe the DDP (under T) for The Sick Bed of yadayadayada.
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    The Deathlist Poker Tournament 2021

    Journalist McLaws was a grab for a few players. On the road with Ally's Army were gcreptile, msc, Death Impends and Joey Russ. Bonuses: gcreptile plays a Lemmy (the Ace of Spades, the Ace of Spades) - 5 Points. Makes a Pair of As - 10 Points, Also makes Two Pair of As and Js - 15 Points and Two Pair of As and Qs - 15 Points - Total - 45 Additional Points. Banana had McLaws as a sub and draws 5 Diamonds for 5 Points added. gcreptile now takes the helm atop the leaderboard, which has been updated.
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    UK Singles Chart

    Alan Hawkshaw source: https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/breaking-alan-hawkshaw-dead-tv-25231297

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