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  1. Joey Russ

    Chadwick Boseman

    He was beloved from folk of my generation, with many of them being utterly heartbroken by his death. If you remember Stefan Karl Stefansson’s death, he was also beloved by younger folk who was really sad when he died. Take the response of Stefansson and multiply it by 10, and that’s an indicator of how much more well known Boseman was. I suppose this comment on forum perfectly sums up why some people are more upset for certain deaths than others.
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    Chadwick Boseman

    I imagine there was going to be a bit of a generational divide, but Boseman was absolutely massive on Twitter. I think he was getting close to the same amount of tweets, possibly even more, as John Lewis did when he died. I imagine most of the older folk aren’t super hero fans, so here’s another film with Boseman portraying James Brown to show how talented he was and why he had a bright future ahead of them had the cancer not killed him:
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    Chadwick Boseman

    What a legend.
  4. Joey Russ

    Chadwick Boseman

    For those who don’t know, Boseman was a major star and definitely seemed like he had a bright future ahead of him. Truly is shocking. Also seems like that above meant more than I realized...
  5. Joey Russ

    People Who Are Dead According To Wikipedia...

    Yeah. Iain’s imagination that is consistently in la la land.
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    John Lewis

    Makes me curious about other freedom riders that are still alive now, given that’s there freedom riders had gone inside 2 months. Well, here’s some of the remaining freedom riders that are still alive: Janet Braun-Reinetz (apparently still alive but no DOB) Amos Brown (1941 - ) Bob Filner (1942 - ) Bernard Lafayette (1940 - ) James Lawson (1928 - ) Diane Nash (1938 - ) Charles Person (1942 - ) Meryle Joy Reagon (1942 - ) Charles Sherrod (1937 - ) Carol Ruth Silver (1938 - ) Helen Singleton (1932 - ) Peter Sterling (1940 - ) Hank Thomas (1941 - ) Joan Trumpaer Muholland (1941 - ) James Zwerg (1939 - )
  7. Joey Russ

    John Lewis

    The first thread that came to mind to post his death. Freedom rider Bill Harbour is dead.
  8. Joey Russ

    Only Famous For Being Ill And Dying

    Since FFBI are now gone from the DDP, might as well mention the case where Sarah Harding gets a message from a cancer mum who got a similar diagnosis
  9. Joey Russ

    Rodrigo Duterte

    Duterte is claiming that his Barrett’s esophagus may turn into cancer
  10. Joey Russ

    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    Seems like someone forgot their mantra...
  11. Joey Russ

    Magic Johnson, And Other Basketball Players

    Lute Olson dead
  12. Joey Russ

    Wrestlers/actors

    Bullet Bob himself has now died. Surprised he lasted that long
  13. Joey Russ

    The Dead of 2020

    Cathy Smith, drug dealer who played a major role in the death of comedic legend John Belushi is dead at 73
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    People Who Are Dead According To Wikipedia...

    If true, the committee is so stupid. They picked the wrong not notable dad of an A lister.
  15. Joey Russ

    Arghton's deadpool

    Gonna try to do something with survivors from every pool I competed in, and see if that can get to 250 names (including inverse). If not, I’ll add a few others at the end. It goes back in the order I find my teams in the dead pool thread. Yes, some of these names still embarrass me... 1. Steve Gleason 2. Sid Hartman 3. TG Sheppard 4. Val Kilmer 5. Dick van Dyke 6. Paul Gascoigne 7. Shannon Doherty 8. Queen Elizabeth 9. Donald Trump 10. Prince Philip 11. Angela Lansbury 12. Jimmy Carter 13. Tony Bennett 14. King Abdullah II of Jordan 15. Jimmy Greaves 16. Sandi Toksvig 17. Kanye West 18. Bob Dole 19. Prunella Scales 20. Nathaniel Parker 21. Sophia Loren 22. Pope Benedict XVI 23. Randy Quaid 24. Salah Abdeslam 25. Ian St John 26. Wayne Thiebaud 27. Ethel Kennedy 28. Bob Barker 29. Tracy Emin 30. Rolf Harris 31. Mike Hollingsworth 32. Norman MacFarlane 33. Mick Fleetwood 34. Nick Boles 35. Rick Davies 36. Linda Nolan 37. Vladimir Putin 38. Pete Doherty 39. Gino Odjick 40. Jason Becker 41. Ian Watkins 42. Daniella Westbrook 43. Michael Schumacher 44. Michael J Fox 45. Pete Sampras 46. Sacheen Littlefeather 47. Frank Bruno 48. Sean Connery 49. Mike Ditka 50. Edmund White 51. Holly Johnson 52. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi 53. David Jenkins 54. Henry Kissinger 55. Leo Beenhakker 56. Mr T 57. Nick Leeson 58. Ozzy Osbourne 59. Peter Alliss 60. Rex Williams 61. Shaun Ryder 62. Terry Waite 63. Gudrun Ure 64. Brian Wilson 65. Lui Xiang 66. Chuck Yeager 67. Christopher Ayres 68. Mahmoud Abbas 69. Peter Lorimer 70. Lyle Odelein 71. Dilip Kumar 72. Tim Curley 73. Christy Dignam 74. Mazie Hirono 75. Henry Mountcharles 76. Chris Rea 77. Holly Rowe 78. Nobby Stiles 79. Bernard Tapie 80. Rose West 81. Tommy Raudonikis 82. Johnny Ruffo 83. David Thomas 84. Norman Lloyd 85. Olivia Newton-John 86. Betty White 87. Alberto Fujimori 88. Joni Mitchell 89. Des Lynam 90. June Brown 91. Geoffrey Palmer 92. Charles Campion 93. Thelma Houston 94. Donald Rumsfeld 95. Stephen Sondheim 96. Saul Kripke 97. William Shatner 98. Alan Ayckbourn 99. Sidney Poitier 100. Barbara Eden 101. Shirley Williams 102. Bernard Cribbins 103. Elizabeth Kelly 104. Ronald Atkins 105. David Attenborough 106. Sian Phillips 107. Sara Jane Moore 108. James C Floyd 109. Robert Duvall 110. Ray Anthony 111. Johnny Briggs 112. Muhammad Buhari 113. DJ Casper 114. George Alagiah 115. Luis Palau 116. John Cleese 117. Terry Gilliam 118. Eric Idle 119. Michael Palin 120. Jean Louis Trintignant 121. Robert Graetz 122. Bill Freehan 123. Jean Marie Le Pen 124. Barry Du Bois 125. Clarissa Eden 126. Ian McKellen 127. Michael Nesmith 128. Lui Xia 129. Yang Chen-Ning 130. Katherine Jackson 131. Renaud 132. Willie Nelson 133. Mikhail Gorbachev 134. Leslie Phillips 135. Glynis Johns 136. Joanne Woodward 137. Lawrence Ferlinghetti 138. Mel Brooks 139. Harry Belafonte 140. Lee Kerslake 141. Kane Tanaka 142. Ruthie Thompson 143. Roberta McCain 144. James Watson 145. Stanley Crouch 146. Baba Suwe 147. Pervez Musharraf 148. Brian Cowen 149. David Gulpilil 150. Bruce Reid 151. Superstar Billy Graham 152. Susan Bayh 153. Tom Smith 154. Ron Boswell 155. Catherine Deneuve 156. Billy Connolly 157. Bill Turnbull 158. Ruth Bader Ginsburg 159. Ric Flair 160. Pierre Cardin 161. John Cruikshank 162. Lucia Hiriart 163. Al Jaffee 164. Norman Lear 165. Beverly Cleary 166. Stanley Baxter 167. Valery Giscard d’Estaing 168. Ronnie Wood 169. Samu Anoa’i 170. Bruce Anstey 171. Sonali Bendre 172. Paul Cosford 173. Jorie Graham 174. Walter Mzembi 175. Arash Sadeghi 176. CJ Sansom 177. Pat Smullen 178. Damo Suzuki 179. Doddie Weir 180. Eric Carle 181. Violeta Chamorro 182. David Prowse 183. David Crosby 184. Arthur Ashkin 185. Jasper Johns 186. Kris Kristofferson 187. Garth Brooks 188. Grandmaster Flash 189. Ice Cube 190. Justin Bieber 191. Paul McCartney 192. David Byrne 193. Smokey Robinson 194. John Carney 195. Peter Schjeldahl 196. Leon Spinks 197. Peter Tobin 198. Alex Trebek 199. Alcee Hastings 200. Sheldon Adelson 201. Eric Clapton 202. Tim Curry 203. Gerard Depardieu 204. Donald Fagen 205. Luke Halpin 206. Tony Iommi 207. Mick Jagger 208. Al Pacino 209. Jimmy Page 210. Anna Pavord 211. Iggy Pop 212. Keith Richards 213. Christopher Walken 214. Larry King 215. Tommy Chong 216. Sandy Gall 217. Lester Piggott 218. Murray Walker 219. Emperor Akihito 220. Dick Cheney 221. William H Gates 222. Cleo Laine 223. Luis Echeverria 224. Barbara Walters 225. Vanessa Redgrave 226. George Schultz 227. Imelda Marcos 228. Alan Greenspan 229. John Dugan 230. Shane MacGowan 231. Marijane Meaker 232. Ayatollah Isa Qassim 233. Harry Reid 234. Candi Stanton 235. Chuck Wepner 236. Jack Nicholson 237. Phil Spector 238. Bibian Mentel 239. Gianluca Vialli 240. Julie Strain 241. Lars Hogh 242. Mark Howard 243. Neddy Smith 244. Oskar Lindblom 245. Sylvain Sylvain 246. Yoo Sang-chul 247. Desmond Tutu 248. Bill Clinton 249. Colin Baker 250. Sharon Rockefeller
  16. Joey Russ

    Kim Jong-Un

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    Kim Jong-Un

    We’ve been through this before. When Kim Jong-un actually dies it’ll probably be when no one has been paying attention, just like with Kim Jong-il
  18. Joey Russ

    Alt Obituaries Deadpool

    If you aren’t including folk who were rejected but recovered, then Mark Allen should be removed from that list. Also Bilton was rejected, and although he’s stable at the moment he hasn’t really recovered (and never will now that we know what his immunotherapy is)
  19. Joey Russ

    Horse Racing

    He’s still liking some tweets too pretty recently... but I believe he liked a lot more posts when he was actively tweeting too. Kind of reminds me of Andretti tbh...
  20. Joey Russ

    ABC Deadpool IV

    Well, if this pool ever updates, I had Frankie Banali.
  21. Joey Russ

    The 5th Crowdsource Deathlist (2020 edition)

    I should be able to get access to my computer again soon (been stuck in a hotel for a while), in which case I’ll catch up on the three hits. And of course if anyone else dies from the list in these next few days I’ll write about them too. In other news, I believe we’re tied with the 2019 hit total at this point, though we’re one behind 2017...
  22. Bloody hell. Not only are we heading to that time of year again, but we are also on our 5th year of doing this list. Time really does fly by fast. Anyways, welcome again to the Crowdsource List, which our goal is to try to outdo our friends on the deathlist committee. A total of 14 hits as of now. Will 2020 do better than 2019? Time will tell. Anyways, let's go onto the rules... THE RULES Rules 1. Please send a list of celebrities you wish to vote for to Joey Russ, during the time period of 22nd November to the 31st December 2019. The list must have a minimum of 20 names on it, and a maximum of 50. Please send them by either PM or the Shadow List thread, not by email, semaphore, Morse code, Deathlist live chat, animated corpses, text messages, or any other means of communication you can think of. And you may only submit via 1 of those two methods above, NOT BOTH METHODS! 2. Your 1st choice will gain 50 points, 2nd 49, etc etc to 50th which will gain 1 point. 3. When the deadline passes, all of the points that an individual celebrity gain will be added together, and the top fifty celebrities with the most points overall will go on the Utterly Unofficial Forum List. 4. Feel free to add substitutes at the bottom of the list, which will only be counted if one of your fifty die before January 1st 2020. If for example your number one pick is such a smart one they die before January 1st, then I will give 50 points to your 2nd pick, and so on until 1 point is given to the first substitute. 5. Do try to make the picks as "Deathlisty" as possible. More Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and less Dewayne "Monsanto Man" Johnson, if you know what I mean. Someone likely to score an obit with one of the major English language news outlets. 6. The deadline for sending in entries is 31st December 2019 at 9 pm GMT. That's 4pm New York Time (31st December) and 8am (1st Jan) Melbourne time to help out non-Brits. This earlier dead line is so there's enough time to complete the list before the new year as well as enjoying some extra time off as well. 7. This is essentially a forum game without a winner. It does however put the long held notion by some that the combined minds of the forum know better than the Committee to the test. 8. Who picked whom will remain anonymous. Unless the person announces it of course. 9. The paranoid probably shouldn't send in their DDP unique hopefuls. Whilst I do not intend to steal them away, it would make no sense: if the person then showed up on the list, their chances of being unique would be very slim indeed! 10. To keep to the Deathlist spirit, only the top 25 ranked celebrites from the current list of Crowdsourced Deathlist 2019 survivors will be used: Kirk Douglas, Jean Louis-Trintignant, Vera Lynn, Nobby Stiles, Clive James, Olivia Newton-John, Olivia de Havilland, Prince Philip, Dilip Kumar, Bob Dole, Pope Benedict, Bob Barker, George Alagiah, Leslie Phillips, Jimmy Carter, Glynis Johns, Stirling Moss, Jill Gascoine, Sidney Poitier, Javier Perez de Cuellar, Mikhail Gorbachev, Violet Chamorro, Bill Turnbull, Terry Jones, Lee Kerslake, Loretta Lynn, John Hume, Roberta McCain, Gina Lollabrigida, Betty White, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, John Andretti, Rosalynn Carter, Pierre Cardin, Sheila Mercier, Beverly Cleary Some names there I don’t think anyone expected to be in contention for 2020, but there’s still time in 2019 yet. 10a) Our actual collated list will stick to the "25 from the previous year" rule. 10b) As a result, if our top fifty, after all votes have been counted, has more than twenty-five of the 2019 survivors (named for ease in Rule 10), then the lowest ranked excess survivors will be axed from the list in favour of The Fifty-First ranked celebrity and so on... 10c) Since we don't know if that'll be an issue until I actually do the counting, voters don't need to worry about limiting their personal lists to 25 survivors. It'd be nice if they did, but that's life. 11) Please pick living people. Folk do die before 1st January, but there were a few cases of people dead for a number of years chosen last time. Please do not pick animals, or ISIS prisoners, or kids, or any of the usual no go areas. Anyhow, enjoy. Or not.
  23. Joey Russ

    Inverse Dead Pool 2020

    Hopefully people aren’t going to bang their heads if they picked him now that Frankie Banali has gone.
  24. Joey Russ

    Dead Drummers

    Actually seems to be the 5th year in a row. Denise Marshall also died on the 21st, so yeah...
  25. Joey Russ

    Dead Drummers

    No surprise he QO’s, The Sun has come in
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