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#1 VSBfromH

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Posted 30 June 2009 - 07:23 AM

To save the main thread from getting clogged up, I thought I'd start a thread for all those (mostly silly) rumours like the recent "Jeff Goldblum falls off a cliff in New Zealand" one.

Latest is Rick Astley found dead in Berlin Hotel room

Fer chrissake! They'll be claiming Michael Jackson's dead next!
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Posted 30 June 2009 - 11:57 AM

To save the main thread from getting clogged up, I thought I'd start a thread for all those (mostly silly) rumours like the recent "Jeff Goldblum falls off a cliff in New Zealand" one.

Latest is Rick Astley found dead in Berlin Hotel room

Fer chrissake! They'll be claiming Michael Jackson's dead next!


I've seen quite a bit of those myself.

If you've read my previous postings (particularly on the media and celebrity illnesses and exploitation of our obsession with celebrity illnesses and death, yada, yada, yada), you should guess where I stand on this issue.

But I have to say that when I read news on Jeff Goldblum's death, I actually thought it was hilarious. Luckily he's still alive and kickin'.

Anyway, I've recently read rumors that the following celebrities died:

Weird Al Yankovic apparently died of food poisoning. Probably was eating the same 12-year-old nuts as MJ had (even though I have nothing but respect for the guy, I still reserve the right to crack jokes).
Gwyneth Paltrow allegedly died in a plane crash.
Britney Spears apparently died, but that's b/c someone hacked into her twitter account (she's still alive, folks).
Patrick Swayze has finally succumb to cancer. Probably won't be a rumor for long.

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Posted 30 June 2009 - 01:13 PM

I heard a rumour that BC Alum posted something interesting, and that Banshees has never had a w'ank in his entire life.

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Posted 30 June 2009 - 04:25 PM

I heard a rumour that BC Alum posted something interesting, and that Banshees has never had a w'ank in his entire life.


Technical question for the lads to ponder. Is it at all possible to pull one off whilst confined within a straitjacket?

Typing I imagine was carried out by some kind of microplunger device strapped to the forehead. This would therefore account for the frequency of typos such as their in place of they're thus avoiding the tricky two key shift + apostrophe manoeuvre. However attacking the one eyed tiger prawn shrimp whilst dressed as a failed escape artist, surely not possible?

Apologies to anyone intent on eating sausage for tea.

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Posted 30 June 2009 - 07:47 PM

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Posted 30 June 2009 - 07:55 PM

Apperantly there are people who started a site/blog claiming that Michael Jackson's death is a hoax.

http://www.michaelja...death.com/?p=31


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Posted 01 July 2009 - 05:30 PM

Rick Astley is obviously not dead. It's another prank being pulled by Anonymous, no doubt.

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Posted 01 July 2009 - 06:32 PM

To save the main thread from getting clogged up, I thought I'd start a thread for all those (mostly silly) rumours like the recent "Jeff Goldblum falls off a cliff in New Zealand" one.

Latest is Rick Astley found dead in Berlin Hotel room

Fer chrissake! They'll be claiming Michael Jackson's dead next!


I'm sorry to be the one to have to tell you this, but Jeff Goldblum really is dead.
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Posted 02 July 2009 - 04:20 PM

Rick Astley is obviously not dead. It's another prank being pulled by Anonymous, no doubt.

I watched the video by 'Anonymous' (on their Wiki page) a few years ago on You Tube and thought that those Scientologists can't be all that clever.

It's obviously Stephen Hawking. :wheelchair:
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Posted 02 July 2009 - 11:33 PM

I heard a rumour that BC Alum posted something interesting, and that Banshees has never had a w'ank in his entire life.

Technical question for the lads to ponder. Is it at all possible to pull one off whilst confined within a straitjacket?


I suppose that depends on whose it is.
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Posted 05 July 2009 - 02:50 AM

Another rumor I heard about a month & a half ago was that Natalie Portman died, by falling while filming a movie. But as I looked into, it was just a rumor, & she's still alive.

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Posted 24 July 2009 - 05:56 PM

Latest rumour: Emma Watson...

I wonder if they would have found someone to replace her in Potter?
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Posted 24 July 2009 - 06:01 PM

Latest rumour: Emma Watson...

I wonder if they would have found someone to replace her in Potter?


Just as the film's come out. Fancy that :banghead:
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Posted 09 August 2009 - 07:23 PM

A Freind Emailed Me and Said that Keanu Reeves Died and Yet I looked him up on wiki and hes still alive
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#16 VSBfromH

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 08:25 PM

Eminem not dead
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Posted 17 August 2009 - 09:57 PM

A Freind Emailed Me and Said that Keanu Reeves Died and Yet I looked him up on wiki and hes still alive

Well Wiki is 110% reliable, isnt it!
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Posted 17 August 2009 - 09:59 PM

Is the Pooka dead?
I hope not, he put together one of the best posts Ive ever read here or anywhere else for that matter.
EDIT: Just looked back on some of his posts.
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Posted 16 November 2009 - 08:58 PM

Ken Ober - MTV Host. Reported dead, then alive, then dead again.

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Posted 18 November 2009 - 05:40 PM

Rumours of Fidel Castro's demise

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