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Had a new idea for a Dead Pool.Fortunately unlike Death by Numbers it will take less input from me.Basically aim of the game is to pick 20 candidates from the 1920`s.You need 2 from each year of the twenties from 1920-1929 and you must have one male and one female from each year.Candidates only qualify if they have a BBC national news article about their death and or an obituary The game carries on until we run out of names. As soon as one candidate from anyone`s list dies the pool will be immediately restarted and it is first come first serve. You can even be a bitch and steal someone`s entire list if you wish. It is a competitive game. The overall winner will be decided when there is universal agreement that a full list can no longer be made under the requirements. The pool restarts as soon as a link from the BBC is posted verifying age of the deceased (by their own standard).No two players can have duplicate picks and the age given on BBC will be accepted as soon as the article is published and pasted to this site.It has to be decisive at the time the news breaks. As soon as BBC give an age that matches the year of birth you have given them the pool will restart. If the age they give is different to the year of birth you don`t get a hit unless it is amended before another death that meets the criteria of a hit.

 

Person with the most hits wins:

 

 

Here`s my entry.No limit to how many teams can join

 

 

Male Female

 

1920 Javier Perez de Cuellar Clarissa Eden

1921 King Michael of Romania Carol Channing

1922 Denis Norden Lillianne Bettencourt

1923 Shimon Peres Glynis Johns

1924 George H.W Bush Mary Warnock

1925 Hal Holbrook Dorothy Malone

1926 Fidel Castro Cloris Leachman

1927 Bhumibol Adulyadej June Brown

1928 Bruce Forsyth Ethel Kennedy

1929 Roger Bannister Betty Boothroyd

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It should say extinction in the title.(I am tired)

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1920 - Lewis Gilbert, Nanette Fabray

1921 - Silvio Gazzaniga, Muriel Pavlow

1922 - Peregrine Worsthorne, Janis Paige

1923 - Shimon Peres, Judith Kerr

1924 - David Butler, Patricia Knatchbull

1925 - David Kenneth Fieldhouse, Margaret Rhodes

1926 - Desmond Carrington, Katie Boyle

1927 - David Hedison, Rosemary Harris

1928 - Peter Firmin, Patricia Hitchcock

1929 - Antonio Carbajal, Damaris Hayman

 

 

That kind of thing?

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1920 - Lewis Gilbert, Nanette Fabray

1921 - Silvio Gazzaniga, Muriel Pavlow

1922 - Peregrine Worsthorne, Janis Paige

1923 - Shimon Peres, Judith Kerr

1924 - David Butler, Patricia Knatchbull

1925 - David Kenneth Fieldhouse, Margaret Rhodes

1926 - Desmond Carrington, Katie Boyle

1927 - David Hedison, Rosemary Harris

1928 - Peter Firmin, Patricia Hitchcock

1929 - Antonio Carbajal, Damaris Hayman

 

 

That kind of thing?

Perfect except I already picked Shimon Peres.Pick another male born in 1923 .

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Freeman Dyson then.

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Before I go looking up things. We pick 20 BBC Obit Worthy names but none of them can be picked by someone who has already posted 20 names prior to you and picked a person, right?

 

But when there's a hit, we can then pinch someone else's names as long as we are first to post when there is a restart, right? But we will have to wait for verification and confirmation from you, Shaun, that a hit has been made?

 

Could be worth a shot, though I'm thinking that as the game goes on, the reducing number of available names will inevitably mean a reducing number of entries as the possibilities dwindle.

 

However, the game could be invigorated going forward with subsequent deadpools for the thirties, forties and so on (though I'm unsure I'll live long enough for later versions!)

 

Any start date, or has it already started and is running now?

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Might as well kill 20 minutes plucking names from my list of oldies.

 

1920 - Jerry Maren, Noel Neill

1921 - Clifton James, Francoise Gilot

1922 - George Blake, Barbara Hale

1923 - Sumner Redstone, Rhonda Fleming

1924 - Atai Bihari Vajpayee, Joyce Randolph

1925 - Mahathir Mohamad, Gloria DeHaven

1926 - Jiang Zemin, Gillian Lynne

1927 - Pierre Henry, Emmanuelle Riva

1928 - Hans Kung, Marion Ross

1929 - Arnold Palmer, Joan Plowright

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Before I go looking up things. We pick 20 BBC Obit Worthy names but none of them can be picked by someone who has already posted 20 names prior to you and picked a person, right?

 

But when there's a hit, we can then pinch someone else's names as long as we are first to post when there is a restart, right? But we will have to wait for verification and confirmation from you, Shaun, that a hit has been made?

 

Could be worth a shot, though I'm thinking that as the game goes on, the reducing number of available names will inevitably mean a reducing number of entries as the possibilities dwindle.

 

However, the game could be invigorated going forward with subsequent deadpools for the thirties, forties and so on (though I'm unsure I'll live long enough for later versions!)

 

Any start date, or has it already started and is running now?

All those rules are correctly understood except I don't need to verify the link if you have it post it and start the game without me.It will probably only last a few goes but we shall see.

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The game is live and you only need a BBC article that someone has died not a fully written up obit.

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1920 - Lewis Gilbert, Nanette Fabray

1921 - Silvio Gazzaniga, Muriel Pavlow

1922 - Peregrine Worsthorne, Janis Paige

1923 - Shimon Peres, Judith Kerr

1924 - David Butler, Patricia Knatchbull

1925 - David Kenneth Fieldhouse, Margaret Rhodes

1926 - Desmond Carrington, Katie Boyle

1927 - David Hedison, Rosemary Harris

1928 - Peter Firmin, Patricia Hitchcock

1929 - Antonio Carbajal, Damaris Hayman

 

 

That kind of thing?

Peregrine Worthsome was born in 1923 not 1922

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Nice one, I'm in:

 

1920: Teddy Johnson + Michèle Morgan

1921: Prince Philip + Jackie Stallone

1922: Stan Lee + Betty White

1923: Franco Zeffirelli + Pearl Carr

1924: Leslie Phillips + Eva Marie Saint

1925: Michel Piccoli + Arlene Dahl

1926: Hugh Hefner + Charlotte Rae

1927: Benedict XVI + Cleo Laine

1928: Martin Landau + Jeanne Moreau

1929: Bud Spencer + Ursula K. Le Guin

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Count me in. Here is mine:

 

1920 - Richard Adams, Alicia Alonso

1921 - Peter Sallis, Agnes Giebel

1922 - Carl Reiner, Doris Day

1923 - Chuck Yeager, Elizabeth Sellars

1924 - Robert Mugabe, Phyllis Schlafly

1925 - Dick Van Dyke, Barbara Bush

1926 - Jerry Lewis, Queen Elizabeth II

1927 - Sidney Poitier, Honor Blackman

1928 - Adam West, Katherine Helmond

1929 - Ed Asner, Barbara Walters

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1920: John Paul Stevens, Rosemarie Springer

1921: Jake LaMotta, Rhoda Wurtele

1922: Norman Lear, Joan Langdon

1923: Murray Walker, Rose Marie

1924: John Rigas, Gloria Vanderbilt

1925: Marv Levy, Katherine MacGregor

1926: Chuck Berry, Betty Lynn

1927: Bernard Fox, Barbara Rush

1928: Abdul Sattar Edhi, Lina Wertmüller

1929: John Conyers, Louise Slaughter

 

Edit: Lol, I guess I was too drunk while searching for birthyears and managed to automatically assume everyone is alive. I replaced them with random people in case I have to, Abdul Sattar Edhi or someone else will probably croak it before I can think of worthy replacements.

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1920: John Paul Stevens, Ann Rutherford

1921: Jake LaMotta, Deborah Kerr

1922: Norman Lear, Judy Garland

1923: Murray Walker, Rose Marie

1924: John Rigas, Gloria Vanderbilt

1925: Marv Levy, Katherine MacGregor

1926: Chuck Berry, Betty Lynn

1927: Bernard Fox, Barbara Rush

1928: Abdul Sattar Edhi, Lina Wertmüller

1929: John Conyers, Louise Slaughter

 

 

Judy Garland? :scratchhead:

 

Wait, Deborah Kerr?

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Never participated in any deathpooling competition online before. Time to fix that.

 

1920 - Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Kate Murtagh

1921 - Jean of Luxembourg, Nexhmije Hoxha

1922 - Dilip Kumar, Rose Mofford

1923 - Peter Vaughan, Anne Jeffreys

1924 - Daniel arap Moi, Rosamunde Pilcher

1925 - Jean D'Ormesson, Angela Lansbury

1926 - Valdas Adamkus, Irene Papas

1927 - Robert Guillaume, Simone Veil

1928 - James Watson, Agnes Varda

1929 - Milan Kundera, Violeta Chamorro

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20: - Michele Morgan

21: John Glenn - Alicia Alonso

22: Steven Hill - Barbara Hale

23: - Rose Marie

24: - Leslie Philips

25: - Arelne Dahl

26: - Irene Papas

27: Harry Belafonte - Gina Lollobrigida

28: Joe Jackson - Ann Blyth

29: Bud Spencer - Jane Powell

 

I'll update my list because I've got trouble finding people....til then don't touch my enteries

 

OK, I quit.....take my people...it's too hard and I'm too busy...

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My guess is 1920 ladies will be the category that loses all the reasonably Beeb-y names first.

 

(this probably instead means Clarissa Eden will live to 105)

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1920 - Lewis Gilbert, Nanette Fabray

1921 - Silvio Gazzaniga, Muriel Pavlow

1922 - Peregrine Worsthorne, Janis Paige

1923 - Shimon Peres, Judith Kerr

1924 - David Butler, Patricia Knatchbull

1925 - David Kenneth Fieldhouse, Margaret Rhodes

1926 - Desmond Carrington, Katie Boyle

1927 - David Hedison, Rosemary Harris

1928 - Peter Firmin, Patricia Hitchcock

1929 - Antonio Carbajal, Damaris Hayman

 

 

That kind of thing?

Peregrine Worthsome was born in 1923 not 1922

 

 

He claimed to be born in 1922 at one point, honest.

 

Anyone picked Milos Jakes then?

 

My guess is 1920 ladies will be the category that loses all the reasonably Beeb-y names first.

 

(this probably instead means Clarissa Eden will live to 105)

 

You might be right, I've only got 3 women in my 1920 file. Though I'm hearing about new names in this thread.

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Count me in. Here is mine:

 

1920 - Richard Adams, Alicia Alonso

1921 - Peter Sallis, Agnes Giebel

1922 - Carl Reiner, Doris Day

1923 - Chuck Yeager, Elizabeth Sellars

1924 - Robert Mugabe, Phyllis Schlafly

1925 - Dick Van Dye, Barbara Bush

1926 - Jerry Lewis, Queen Elizabeth II

1927 - Sidney Poitier, Honor Blackman

1928 - Adam West, Katherine Helmond

1929 - Ed Asner, Barbara Walters

 

Computer says, Honor Blackman is born in 1925... :scratchhead:

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1920 - Lewis Gilbert, Nanette Fabray

1921 - Silvio Gazzaniga, Muriel Pavlow

1922 - Peregrine Worsthorne, Janis Paige

1923 - Shimon Peres, Judith Kerr

1924 - David Butler, Patricia Knatchbull

1925 - David Kenneth Fieldhouse, Margaret Rhodes

1926 - Desmond Carrington, Katie Boyle

1927 - David Hedison, Rosemary Harris

1928 - Peter Firmin, Patricia Hitchcock

1929 - Antonio Carbajal, Damaris Hayman

 

 

That kind of thing?

Peregrine Worthsome was born in 1923 not 1922

He claimed to be born in 1922 at one point, honest.

 

Anyone picked Milos Jakes then?

My guess is 1920 ladies will be the category that loses all the reasonably Beeb-y names first.

 

(this probably instead means Clarissa Eden will live to 105)

You might be right, I've only got 3 women in my 1920 file. Though I'm hearing about new names in this thread.

No one has Milos that is fine.You keep Worthsome in 1922 if you want to risk it?Let me know.

 

 

1920 ladies will finish the game off definitely.

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Peregrine Worsthorne's birth is registered in Q1 1924, so that means he could have been born in 1923 or 1924.

As you get 6 or 7 weeks to register a birth, he might have been born in December or even November 1923 and registered in Jan/Feb 1924.

More research required ...

 

Wikipedia says 22 December 1923

 

This article seems to confirm that.

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Might as well swap him out, he never proves any use to me in these things.

 

With my level of jinxing, that might as well count as a public service notice for others to nab Peregrine in the July 1st transfer window.

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