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  1. drol

    18. Betty White

    She dyed her hair and they got it wrong.
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    African Despots

    Since old fuckers of Kenya and Tanzania seem to be immortal, here is a challenge between six old political figures of the two countries. Last Country standing wins. Kenya Tanzania Charles Njonjo (1920) David Musuguri (1923) Daniel arap Moi (1924) Ali Hassan Mwinyi (1925) Mwai Kibaki (1931) Cleopa Msuya (1931) Mama Ngina Kenyatta (1933) Mama Maria Nyerere (1930) Moody Awori (1928) Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar (1929) Duncan Ndegwa (1925) John Malecela (1934) Come on, come back into the averages of your Countries!
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    African Despots

    Yes, that's the reason.
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    Widow(er) Shopping

    Lucette Destouches dead at 107.
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    Death, Italian Style

    Besides Omero Antonutti dying yesterday, Topo Gigio creator Maria Perego is dead at 95. https://www.repubblica.it/spettacoli/tv-radio/2019/11/07/news/e_morta_maria_perego_creo_topo_gigio-240523772/amp/
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    African Despots

    Daniel arap Moi discharged. Yes, the whole thing dissolves into a big Yaaawnn all over again. https://www.nairobinews.nation.co.ke/amp/news/daniel-moi-discharged-from-nairobi-hospital
  7. The whole thing is being exaggerated. She has suffered a Transitory Ischemic Stroke, which is reversible and surely can not cause death if not associated with other illnesses. My mother has suffered four TIAs this year and they did not affect her health sensibly, though she suffers from Alzheimer's and colorectal cancer.
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    The Dead of 2019

    Monica Vitti turns 88 today! No pictures shown for 17 years, but I clearly see her becoming a supercentenarian.
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    Daylight Savings Deadpool

    Lee Kerslake (J, DDP) Harry Reid (DDP) Michael Robinson (AODP) Pat Smullen (DDP)
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    Deathless Days

    Since Al-Baghdadi's death everything has been excessively quiet.
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    African Despots

    Moi recovering quickly, out of ICU.
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    Advent Avalanche 2019

    Form Guide #8 - Daniel arap Moi Well, Après Moi le Déluge!
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    African Despots

    Kibaki not hospitalized, went only for a "check up". Alert, extremely well, cheerful blah blah blah. https://www.hivisasa.com/posts/55871052-confusion-over-kibaki-health-whereabouts%3fsource=latestHome Also Moi's secretary has defined "hogwash" all rumors about Mzee Moi. Yep.
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    African Despots

    Mwai Kibaki hospitalized. Yaaawnn. https://www.the-star.co.ke/amp/news/2019-10-31-kibaki-admitted-at-the-nairobi-hospital-with-knee-pain/
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    African Despots

    Family denies, but not so strongly. They just say he is "alert". https://www.pulselive.co.ke/news/family-of-former-president-daniel-moi-give-latest-update-on-his-health/7rnvw77.amp
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    African Despots

    According to unnamed KANU officials Moi has been placed on life support because of respiratory failure. Family released an early statement he went for a check up, but has not replied to the latest rumors. https://www.hivisasa.com/posts/5130918-moi-placed-on-life-support-at-nairobi-hospital
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    African Despots

    Daniel arap Moi hospitalized. Yaaawnn. https://www.the-star.co.ke/amp/news/2019-10-28-former-president-moi-admitted-at-nairobi-hospital/
  18. Rules: *Whoever wants chooses a pick from this list, which contains the names of the 20 oldest living state leaders at the moment. If your pick dies you get one point. * Whoever gets the highest number of points wins the game. *Any obit in any language is qualifying, if the man is really dead. *A new round is started whenever a state leader dies, even if he has not been picked by anyone. *You have to pick a name at every round. You can keep the same name if you want. *Every leader can be picked by a single user. Once the leader is already picked you can't choose him. *Game ends when all the original 20 leaders (the first list, including Anton Vratusa) are dead. List as of December the 8th, 2017: 1)Do Muoi (1917), Prime Minister of Vietnam 2)Babiker Awadalla (1917), Prime Minister of Sudan 3)Yasuhiro Nakasone (1918), Prime Minister of Japan 4)Hyun Soong-jong (1919), Prime Minister of South Korea 5)Mohammed Karim Lamrani (1919), Prime Minister of Morocco 6)Hau Pei-tsun (1919), Prime Minister of Taiwan 7)Javier Perez de Cuellar (1920), Prime Minister of Perù 8)Josip Manolic (1920), Prime Minister of Croatia 9)Prem Tinsulanonda (1920), Prime Minister and Regent of Thailand 10)Kim Yong-ju (1920), vacancy Head of State of North Korea 11)Tun Tin (1920), Prime Minister of Burma 12)Le Duc Anh (1920), President of Vietnam 13)Jean of Luxembourg (1921), Grand Duke 14)Mustafa ben Halim (1921), Prime Minister of Lybia 15)Abdelmalek Benhabyles (1921), President of Algeria 16)Francisco Morales Bermudez (1921), President of Perù 17)Luis Echeverria (1922), President of Mexico 18)Milos Jakes (1922), General Secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia 19)Jules Sedney (1922), Prime Minister of Suriname 20) Lee Teng-hui (1923), President of Taiwan 21)Belisario Betancur (1923), President of Colombia Scores till now: Ulitzer95: 3 (Đỗ Mười, Belisario Betancur, Lê Đức Anh) Drol: 2 (Anton Vratusa, King Michael of Romania) paddyfool: 2 (Babiker Awadalla, Prem Tinsulanonda) Gcreptile: 1 (Liam Cosgrave) Life is Beautiful: 1 (Mohammed Karim Lamrani) Joey Russ: 1 (George H. W. Bush) Newjack: 1 (Abdelmalek Benhabyles) Clorox Bleachman: 1 (Jean of Luxembourg) Master Tech: 1 (Dawda Jawara) CoffinLodger: 1 (Robert Mugabe) Deaths till now: Anton Vratusa: 30 July 2017 (aged 102) Liam Cosgrave: 4 October 2017 (aged 97) King Michael of Romania: 5 December 2017 (aged 96) Mohammed Karim Lamrani: 19 September 2018 (aged 99) Đỗ Mười: 1 October 2018 (aged 101) George H. W. Bush: 30 November 2018 (aged 94) Belisario Betancur: 7 December 2018 (aged 95) Abdelmalek Benhabyles: 28 December 2018 (aged 97) Babiker Awadalla: 17 January 2019 (aged 101) Lê Đức Anh: 22 April 2019 (aged 98) Jean of Luxembourg: 23 April 2019 (aged 98) Prem Tinsulanonda: 26 May 2019 (aged 98) Dawda Jawara: 27 August 2019 (aged 95) Robert Mugabe: 6 September 2019 (aged 95) That's all folks! Join if you want.
  19. Stamler is definitely alive and turned 100 today! Looks awful.
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    Terrorists & Topical Terrorist Targets

    Till it is not confirmed by ISIS it is not valid for DDP.
  21. Hooroo, Mate seems the most appropriate.
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    Terrorists & Topical Terrorist Targets

    Likely to be true. Uncle Sam does not speak if he is not sure. More difficult it will be to get confirmation from ISIL, which is needed to award DDP points. But it will come, sooner or later.
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    Elton John

    Cancels gig due to illness.
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    Queen Elizabeth II

    She won't make it. There will be always a Khamtai Siphandon, Yang Hyong-sop or Ali Mwinyi who manages to survive her. Probably will make the top ten, but no number one (on a side note we will be extremely lucky to get notified about Kim Yong-ju's death from NK. If it is not the case he will be granted to stay on the list till 2028 which is a difficult time for a real person like Elizabeth II to be alive. What I'm suggesting is it will never be fair and square).

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