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    Derby Dead Pool 2018

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    Alain Delon

    Interestingly, he also says that Michael Haneke also has cancer. I can't find any other references to this, but some of Haneke's pictures seem to support this.
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    Hooroo, Mate.

    Um, Scottish perhaps? There is a New Glasgow in Nova Scotia, pop. 9000, but more likely the original Scot version.
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    Dead Pop Stars

    Crazy. I guess the Sex Pistols references should have twigged, but I just didn't see it at all.
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    Dead Pop Stars

    OK, I guess someone has to do it. Who is he? No one seems to want to mention his name.
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    It's a bit confusing. Esai Morales is not ill, he is calling for prayers for Bob Morales ( no relation ) who apparently is quite sick. Esai played Bob in a movie about Ritchie Valens. Bob is Ritchie's older brother. Yeah?
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    Shaun's Death By Numbers 2018

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    Tim Conway

    This is the last I will write on this, as I'm not sure we are comparing apples to apples here. Alzheimer's is VERY predictable in it's patterns, and takes many years to go through it's full course. What confuses people (no pun intended) is that people with dementia still die of other things after they have been diagnosed, but it is the Alzheimer's that still stands out in people's minds. Also, some people will hide the dementia diagnosis for a very long time, so what looks like a rapid decline actually started 6 or 7 years earlier. Omar Shariff died of a heart attack AFTER being diagnosed with dementia. Shelley Berman's bio states he retired in 2014 after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's ( but we have no idea when the diagnosis was actually made) and he died in 2017 of alzheimer's related complications ( which could mean anything ). My point is, we can't assume someone is ready for the deadlist just because they have been diagnosed with dementia and some sketchy report has been put out in the media. There is obviously infighting in the Conway family regarding trusts and decision-making, and it wouldn't be the first time the media has been manipulated into making things look dire and sinister when things are not really that bad.
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    Tim Conway

    Totally agree with you, but what I'm saying is that dementia doesn't progress to that stage in 2 years, so if that truly is his condition, then it is due to something else, most likely a stroke. If you survive that kind of stroke, there is no reason for any resulting disabilities, including swallowing, to continue to get worse, barring further strokes. Likely won't get much better, either, though. This is unlike dementia, which is guaranteed to continue to get worse and will eventually lead to a total inability to swallow at all, and then death, likely from pneumonia or infection secondary to aspiration. Feeding tubes are rarely used for dementia any more, because the realization is that it is a temporary benefit at most, and eventually dementia patients will aspirate on their own saliva anyway if it comes to that. You also usually have to restrain the patients hands and arms to keep them from pulling it out, so a very poor option. Much better a quick end from a heart attack or massive stroke, or my choice for me might be a long one way hike into the wilderness. Unfortunately we don't get to make this choice- by the time things got bad enough for us to consider doing it, we would no longer have the ability to plan it and carry it out. So, yes one to watch, but not imminent barring further medical catastrophe.
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    Tim Conway

    Gotta beg to differ here. He has acting credits as recently as 2016, so the idea that his dementia has progressed to the point of being unresponsive and having trouble swallowing is not likely. It just doesn't move that fast. If he us truly in that state, then the more likely scenario is a stroke, perhaps on top of early stages of dementia. Strokes aren't progressive, so unless he has another one, he could potentially last another decade with excellent care, which he will surely get. I'd put the over/under at 4 years. Of course having said that, he could die tonight, since he is elderly, but I wouldn't bet on it. Dementia/Parkinsons/ALS are fool's gold in dead pooling, imo.
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    Kevin Smith

    Birth weight of 195? Must have absolutely destroyed his mom.
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    The Chequered Flag

    The grim reaper is having a hell of a time st the Isle of Man TT. Another one barely hanging on. https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/725734/Isle-of-Man-TT-Dan-Sayle-accident-head-injury-serious-condition-hospital-daredevil/amp
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    The Chequered Flag

    Either way, one to watch.
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    The Chequered Flag

    Ironically, the fact that TT racer Bruce Anstey has cancer and can't ride, will probably result in him living a lot longer. What a deadly sport!
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    Queen Elizabeth II

    Or at least give up your bike if you do.

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