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I'll go back to the darts metaphor rather than the tennis one because I'm so goddamn working class, but the Van Gerwen/Taylor analogy is the one that rings truest when comparing me to DDT. The level of darts Van Gerwen has been playing over the past three years is easily the finest darts ever played, but Taylor is still the greatest player of all time at the moment. He's also a convicted sex offender, I think I might have mentioned that somewhere before. If The Living End had the media landscape we have today (where the Daily Mail have opened up the obituary doors to infinitely more US and Australian picks, as well as the Mirror helping out on the cancer mum front) or the additional social media research opportunities, they would have hit bigger scores during the late 2000s/early 2010s.

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But then it's always the same debate in sport: most "great" footballers of the 50s and 60s would get shown up by today's West Brom side, but if they were given the training/nutritional/tactical advantage of a modern day player they would exceed yr Messi/CR7/Alfonso Alves levels.

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  • 8. Stab in the Dark

    Twice runner up (2006 and 2007), the second time only losing out to an obscure unique joker nabbing an Independent QO. Equal 5th on the all time Hits list, 7th on the points list, and organiser of the Hartlepool Deadlypool. Ali's statistical analytic lists make mine and Bibliogryphon's look positively calm. Gone off the boil in recent years due to some whim/old age picks not coming off, but certainly one of the best DDPers of all time, and arguably the finest to never win the title.

 

Glad I got a mention in this list even if it was as a list compiler who is not as psychotic and insightfull as other posters. Thanks msc for all your work.

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I only really watched darts when Sid Waddell was around. I saw some of the UK Open (?) on ITV4 earlier this year and had only really hard of the convicted sex offender.

 

 

 

  • 8. Stab in the Dark
    Twice runner up (2006 and 2007), the second time only losing out to an obscure unique joker nabbing an Independent QO. Equal 5th on the all time Hits list, 7th on the points list, and organiser of the Hartlepool Deadlypool. Ali's statistical analytic lists make mine and Bibliogryphon's look positively calm. Gone off the boil in recent years due to some whim/old age picks not coming off, but certainly one of the best DDPers of all time, and arguably the finest to never win the title.

 

Glad I got a mention in this list even if it was as a list compiler who is not as psychotic and insightfull as other posters. Thanks msc for all your work.

 

 

 

  • Unusual Suspects
    A new team, possibly on the up, although still to break a top 100 finish and fond of the old age and gut feeling picks over the terminally ill. Although, as Deathlist top chap Grim Reaper once noted, scoring with an old age hit out of nowhere is more satisfying than predicting the terminally ill going. The team scored a unique 13th of the month bonus on Blake's Seven star Gareth Thomas. Bibliogryphon is better known on the Deathlist forum for his stewardship of the Byelection Bingo and the Scavenger Hunt Deadpool, the latter of which is currently annoying me as I wished I'd picked Hanif Mohammed in the cricket section. He shares yours truly's love of the list, and seems to take light-hearted jokes about this better than a random hypothetical person might have taken an edited out joke above about "TMIB having the patience of a saint, as seen by him spending three years with Deathray bemoaning every aspect of the DDP without ordering a hitman". *innocent face*.

    He is also Bibliogryphon's Bookworm Food, which finished 7th in the Theme Team League of 2014.

 

 

There you go.

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I only really watched darts when Sid Waddell was around. I saw some of the UK Open (?) on ITV4 earlier this year and had only really hard of the convicted sex offender.

 

 

 

  • 8. Stab in the Dark

    Twice runner up (2006 and 2007), the second time only losing out to an obscure unique joker nabbing an Independent QO. Equal 5th on the all time Hits list, 7th on the points list, and organiser of the Hartlepool Deadlypool. Ali's statistical analytic lists make mine and Bibliogryphon's look positively calm. Gone off the boil in recent years due to some whim/old age picks not coming off, but certainly one of the best DDPers of all time, and arguably the finest to never win the title.

Glad I got a mention in this list even if it was as a list compiler who is not as psychotic and insightfull as other posters. Thanks msc for all your work.

  • Unusual Suspects

    A new team, possibly on the up, although still to break a top 100 finish and fond of the old age and gut feeling picks over the terminally ill. Although, as Deathlist top chap Grim Reaper once noted, scoring with an old age hit out of nowhere is more satisfying than predicting the terminally ill going. The team scored a unique 13th of the month bonus on Blake's Seven star Gareth Thomas. Bibliogryphon is better known on the Deathlist forum for his stewardship of the Byelection Bingo and the Scavenger Hunt Deadpool, the latter of which is currently annoying me as I wished I'd picked Hanif Mohammed in the cricket section. He shares yours truly's love of the list, and seems to take light-hearted jokes about this better than a random hypothetical person might have taken an edited out joke above about "TMIB having the patience of a saint, as seen by him spending three years with Deathray bemoaning every aspect of the DDP without ordering a hitman". *innocent face*.

     

    He is also Bibliogryphon's Bookworm Food, which finished 7th in the Theme Team League of 2014.

 

There you go.

How very dare you? I've only been bemoaning every aspect of the DDP for 2 years 9 months!

 

Although to ditto Biblio, it's nice to get a mention even if it's only a light-hearted personal attack.

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The death of Gabriele Amorth had me wondering how many survivors there were from my Deathrace teams.

 

  • 2012 - Clive James, Penny Marshall, Manuel Noriega, Leslie Philips, Mary Wilson, Peregrine Worsthorne (6/20)
  • 2013 - Ryan sodding Buell, Judy Blume, Bob Dole, Mark Eden, Nicholas Edwards, Michael Jopling, Danny Kirwan, Robert Mugabe, Freddie Starr (9/20)
  • 2014 - Heinz Kessler*, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Freeman Dyson, Frank Bough, Clare Hollingworth (5/20)
  • 2015 - Zhou Youguang, Zoltan Sarosy, Shivakumara Swanjii, Barys Kit, Gillo Dorfles, Clare Hollingworth (6/20)
  • 2016 - Keith Farnham, Bishop Robinson, Joost van der Westhuizen, Mary Wilson, Nobby Stiles (5/20)

 

I wonder which year will be first to face a full wipeout - 2015 is favourite given all of them are centenarians, but I've a feeling sods law will see one of them still kicking long after younger picks have gone.

 

 

*He's still alive? FFS.

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Was watching Teacher's Pet (1958) the other day, and while my first instinct was "wait, is Gig Young the only murderer to have won an Academy Acting award?", I was later drawn to the fact that while Clark Gable was dead in 1960, Doris Day, who plays his quasi-romantic foil, is still with us in 2016. At least a 56 year gap.

 

Is there any other greater disparities in the years of death between two actors starring as romantic leads in a major movie?

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Olivia de Havilland was the love interest for Errol Flynn in some films, Captain Blood being one of them.

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Yeah, Flynn pips Gable by one year, although I fancy Day to have more time left on this earth than OdH.

 

I'd have thought the obvious male component here would be Leslie Howard, but I'm drawing blanks looking through his filmography so far.

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Found a bunch of 30-40 year ones for Thelma Todd, Jean Harlow and Robert Donat, but nothing to match Day/de Havilland.

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The 1921 romantic drama The Conquering Power's leads were Rudolph Valentino (died 1926) and Alice Terry (died 1987). 61 years.

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45 years for Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney which is obviously male living the longer - the smart money must be other way round though with OdH and DD as you have already found.

 

XPost - nicely found Spade

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The 1921 romantic drama The Conquering Power's leads were Rudolph Valentino (died 1926) and Alice Terry (died 1987). 61 years.

 

There's also Bed and Sofa (1927) aka Tretya Meshchanskaya. Lyudmilla Semyonova (died 1991) outlived one leading man, Nikolai Batalov (died 1937) by 54 and the other , Vladimir Fogel (died 1929) by 62 years.

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Bacall was 57 after Bogart, so pips Gable/Day by a year.

 

But Lollobrigida is 59 & counting (Beat the Devil) after Bogart.

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Old Gina has a few shots at this.

 

Tyrone Power died 1958 (all right, he died during filming their film and it was recast) so 58 + counting.

 

and

 

Errol Flynn , died the next year, so 57 + counting.

 

There probably is more in her earlier career.

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Christ, I must be bored...

 

 

We have a 71 year difference...

 

Harold Lockwood died of the Spanish Flu in 1918.

His leading lady in a couple of films was May Allison, who kept on until 1989.

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A remarkable coincidence I've just noticed. I'll be looking out for who the Deathlist Committee select in the number 14 spot on the 2017 list, as it turns out that spot has form. Not only has it produced fifteen hits (surely a record for an individual spot on the list), but such is the regularity of people listed in that spot dying soon after, only two people have ever held it to date and are still with us: Mike Ditka and Herman Wouk.

 

Otherwise...

 

1987 – Barbara Cartland (d. 2000)

1989 – Mike Ditka (alive)

1990 - Ronald Reagan (d. 2004)

1991 – Denis Compton (d. 1997)

1992 – Joe Fagan (d. 2001)

1993 – Bill Bixby (HIT)

1994 – Fidel Castro (d. 2016)

1995 – Dean Martin (HIT)

1996 – Tim Gullikson (HIT)

1997 – Hastings Banda (HIT)

1998 – Joan Hickson (HIT)

1999 – Quentin Crisp (HIT)

2000 – Ian Dury (HIT)

2001 – Lord Longford (HIT)

2002 – Spike Milligan (HIT)

2003 – Edward Teller (HIT)

2004 – Henri Cartier Bresson (HIT)

2005 – John Mills (HIT)

2006 – Patrick Moore (d. 2012)

2007 – Claude Levi-Strauss (d. 2009)

2008 – Alexander Solzehnitsyn (HIT)

2009 – Seve Ballesteros (d. 2011)

2010 – Herman Wouk (alive)

2011 – Geoffrey Hughes (d. 2012)

2012 – Patty Andrews (d. 2013)

2013 – Gough Whitlam (d. 2014)

2014 – Chris Woodhead (d. 2015)

2015 – Patrick Macnee (HIT)

2016 – Nancy Reagan (HIT)

The last six had one Christmas left in their lives, and Seve looked to avoid it before his cancer came right back. It's just a statistical coincidence, but having seen it, I'm interested to see if it holds up.

 

Also, short of a deluge in the last 9 days, Deathlist 2016 will be the least successful year in which the Number One spot provides a hit this century, and since 1996 in general. It's been the harbinger of 12/50 at the very least each time this century, there's a stat which is going to fall by the wayside. Bit like the Republicans never getting Penn.

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As discussed in the "Predict the Drop 40" thread, out of curiosity and boredom a few weeks back I compiled retrospective Drop 40s, for the years before 2011. (back then, the yearly stats page only included the top 10-25) 2003 I ignored because only 20 or so people participated. Some wanted to see these tallies, so without further ado...

2004:

1 Ronald Reagan 29
2 Pope John Paul II 28
3 Margaret Thatcher 16
4 John Mills 15
5 George Best 13
5 Edward Heath 13
7 Zsa Zsa Gabor 12
8 Ronnie Biggs 11
9 Princess Alice 10
9 Kirk Douglas 10
9 Michael Foot 10
12 Patrick Moore 9
12 Fay Wray 9
14 Arthur C. Clarke 8
14 Rev Billy Graham 8
14 Saddam Hussein 8
14 Boris Yeltsin 8
18 Yasser Arafat 7
18 Charlton Heston 7
18 Michael Jackson 7
18 Nelson Mandela 7
18 Elizabeth Taylor 7
18 Sir Norman Widsom 7
24 Ian Brady 6
24 James Callaghan 6
24 Larry Hagman 6
24 Alex Higgins 6
24 Liza Minnelli 6
29 Charlotte Benkner 5
29 King Fahd of Saudi Arabia 5
29 Gerald Ford 5
29 Ian Huntley 5
29 Estee Lauder 5
29 Pervez Musharraf 5
29 Prince Philip 5
29 Augusto Pinochet 5
29 Prince Rainier of Monaco 5
29 Max Schmeling 5
29 Eric Sykes 5

This technically is 39 names, not 40. God knows how many further names were only on 4 teams - even though I know the protocol is to include all the names who tie for the 40th. Kirk and Rev Billy have appeared on every Drop 40 since, as did Zsa Zsa, but she won't appear on 2017's for obvious reasons.



2005:

1 Pope John Paul II 86
2 Ronnie Biggs 53
2 Margaret Thatcher 53
4 Kirk Douglas 49
5 Gerald Ford 45
6 Sir John Mills 36
6 Elizabeth Taylor 36
8 Michael Foot 33
8 Edward Heath 33
10 Augusto Pinochet 32
11 Zsa Zsa Gabor 29
12 George Best 27
12 Rev Ian Paisley 27
12 Max Schmeling 27
15 James Callaghan 22
15 Rev Billy Graham 22
15 Richard Pryor 22
18 Sir Norman Wisdom 21
19 Eddie Albert 20
19 Arthur C. Clarke 20
19 Lady Bird Johnson 20
19 Patrick Moore 20
23 James Doohan 19
23 Gretchen Franklin 19
25 Muhammad Ali 18
26 James Brown 17
27 Fidel Castro 16
27 Jerry Lewis 16
27 Prince Philip 16
27 Nancy Reagan 16
27 William Rehnquist 16
27 Jane Tomlinson 16
33 Charlton Heston 15
33 Saddam Hussein 15
33 Diego Maradona 15
33 Simon Wiesenthal 15
37 Brooke Astor 14
37 King Fahd of Saudi Arabia 14
37 Larry Hagman 14
37 Alex Higgins 14
37 Boris Yeltsin 14

The competition's now bustling enough that there's a clearer Drop 40 boundary, though still confined enough that a name could pass muster via a mere 14 teams.



2006:

1 Ronnie Biggs 123
2 Margaret Thatcher 112
3 Gerald Ford 94
4 Kirk Douglas 70
5 Augusto Pinochet 66
6 Muhammad Ali 60
6 Michael Foot 60
8 Brooke Astor 54
9 Harold Pinter 53
9 Elizabeth Taylor 53
11 Zsa Zsa Gabor 46
11 Rev Billy Graham 46
11 Patrick Moore 46
14 Henry Allingham 45
14 Saddam Hussein 45
14 Lady Bird Johnson 45
17 Gary Glitter 43
17 Charlton Heston 43
19 Sir Norman Wisdom 39
20 Joseph Barbera 37
21 Ariel Sharon 36
22 Lou Rawls 34
23 Jane Tomlinson 30
24 Pete Doherty 29
25 Stephen Hawking 28
26 Nelson Mandela 27
26 Eric Sykes 27
28 Arthur C. Clarke 26
28 Estelle Getty 26
28 Al Lewis 26
31 Fidel Castro 25
31 Alex Higgins 25
33 Ernest Borgnine 24
33 Joe Longthorne 24
33 Vera Lynn 24
33 Rev Ian Paisley 24
37 Ian Brady 23
38 Ross Davidson 22
38 Larry Hagman 22
38 Mickey Rooney 22
38 King Sihanouk 22

 

The last year in which Phil the Greek didn't appear. Had no idea Ernest Borgnine went back this long in terms of DDP popularity - he'll only miss one Drop 40 (2009) after this until he dies.



2007:

1 Fidel Castro 242
2 Margaret Thatcher 185
3 Ariel Sharon 175
4 Ronnie Biggs 159
5 Kirk Douglas 140
6 Muhammad Ali 108
7 Charlton Heston 97
8 Rev Billy Graham 92
9 Pete Doherty 86
10 Michael Foot 81
10 Harold Pinter 81
12 Elizabeth Taylor 79
13 Brooke Astor 78
14 Lady Bird Johnson 77
15 Tammy Faye Bakker Messner 71
16 Henry Allingham 70
17 Sir Norman Wisdom 68
18 Zsa Zsa Gabor 67
18 Patrick Moore 67
18 Jane Tomlinson 67
21 Barzan Ibrahim Al-Tikriti 63
22 Stephen Hawking 60
23 Luciano Pavarotti 58
24 Awad Hamed Al-Bandar 56
25 Bobby Robson 51
26 Nelson Mandela 48
27 Farrah Fawcett 45
28 Ian Huntley 42
29 Emiliano Mercado del Toro 39
30 Prince Philip 37
31 Boris Yeltsin 37
32 John Forsythe 36
32 Rev Ian Paisley 36
32 Mickey Rooney 36
35 Ernest Borgnine 35
35 Jerry Lewis 35
35 Nancy Reagan 35
38 George H. W. Bush 34
39 Estelle Getty 33
39 Larry Hagman 33
39 Bernard Manning 33

 

Good timing for Manning and Yeltsin, who debut or reappear and die. Estelle Getty falls off next year, though, when she dies.



2008:

1 Fidel Castro 222
2 Margaret Thatcher 193
3 Ariel Sharon 171
4 Ronnie Biggs 163
5 Kirk Douglas 139
6 Sir Bobby Robson 123
7 Amy Winehouse 122
8 Muhammad Ali 114
9 Rev Billy Graham 107
10 Charlton Heston 96
11 Zsa Zsa Gabor 88
11 Sir Norman Wisdom 88
13 Michael Foot 85
14 Elizabeth Taylor 82
15 Henry Allingham 77
16 Patrick Moore 75
17 Prince Philip 74
18 Pete Doherty 70
19 Betty Ford 66
20 Farrah Fawcett 65
21 Harold Pinter 62
22 Nelson Mandela 61
23 Russell Watson 56
24 Nancy Reagan 54
24 Britney Spears 54
26 Stephen Hawking 52
27 Mickey Rooney 50
28 Pervez Musharraf 48
29 Jerry Lewis 47
30 Karl Malden 46
31 Ernest Borgnine 45
31 Tony Hart 45
31 Ian Huntley 45
34 Liz Dawn 43
35 George H. W. Bush 35
35 Arthur C. Clarke 35
35 Alex Higgins 35
35 Edna Parker 35
39 Jimmy Carter 34
39 Archbishop Christodoulos 34
39 Albert Hofmann 34

As mentioned in the other thread, I thought Christodoulos appearing on this list was the most interesting discovery from this research. Far from a household name, but his forthcoming death and assured obit was trumpeted aplenty on DL in the final months of 2007. Which, as it turns out, was just enough even back then.

 

Carter sneaks in, which surprises me. Also the last year the world's oldest woman appears as a Drop 40 pick, though not the last appearance by the world's oldest person period, as future DDP participant Jiroemon Kimura appeared in 2013.



2009:

1 Margaret Thatcher 209
2 Patrick Swayze 203
3 Sir Bobby Robson 202
4 Fidel Castro 200
5 Ronnie Biggs 168
5 Sir Norman Wisdom 168
7 Wendy Richard 141
8 Kirk Douglas 138
9 Ariel Sharon 133
10 Rev Billy Graham 112
11 Edward Kennedy 108
11 Amy Winehouse 108
13 Henry Allingham 94
14 Zsa Zsa Gabor 89
14 Jade Goody 89
16 Seve Ballesteros 88
17 Muhammad Ali 86
17 Patrick Moore 86
19 Michael Foot 83
19 Elizabeth Taylor 83
21 Prince Philip 81
22 Barack Obama 75
23 Paul Gascoigne 68
24 Farrah Fawcett 67
24 Betty Ford 67
24 Nelson Mandela 67
27 Liz Dawn 56
28 Peter Falk 55
29 Tony Hart 53
29 Harry Patch 53
31 Nancy Reagan 52
32 Sir Richard Attenborough 50
33 Abdelbaset Al Megrahi 46
34 Karl Malden 45
35 Susan Atkins 44
35 Michael Jackson 44
37 Mickey Rooney 42
37 Yitzhak Shamir 42
39 Stephen Hawking 41
39 Steve Jobs 41

A reminder of how solid 2009 was in terms of high-profile picks carking it - 12 of these names died and lots of them were the obvious picks (Swayze, Robson, Kennedy, Atkins). Incidentally, had the Drop 40 bonus existed then, a Goody or Jackson joker would deliver 30 points!



2010:

1 Margaret Thatcher 240
2 Abdelbaset Al Megrahi 232
3 Ronnie Biggs 227
4 Fidel Castro 180
5 Sir Norman Wisdom 166
6 Kirk Douglas 145
7 Ariel Sharon 117
8 Rev Billy Graham 108
9 Elizabeth Taylor 107
10 Zsa Zsa Gabor 103
11 Michael Foot 99
12 Nelson Mandela 98
13 Seve Ballesteros 90
14 Muhammad Ali 88
15 Patrick Moore 83
16 Betty Ford 81
16 Prince Philip 81
18 Zelda Rubinstein 76
19 Kim Jong-il 74
20 Peter Falk 68
20 Stephen Hawking 68
22 Simon MacCorkindale 64
22 Amy Winehouse 64
24 John Hartson 59
25 Dennis Hopper 55
26 Bruce Forsyth 54
27 Nancy Reagan 51
28 Paul Gascoigne 45
29 Ronnie James Dio 44
30 Jerry Lewis 43
30 Sara Payne 43
32 Pete Doherty 42
33 Ernest Borgnine 39
33 Oscar Niemeyer 39
33 Mickey Rooney 39
36 Liz Dawn 38
36 Steve Jobs 38
38 Sir Richard Attenborough 37
38 Dame Vera Lynn 37
38 Eli Wallach 37

 

Last year Winehouse or Jobs appear, only for them to snuff it the very next...

 

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Does add creedence to my belief that someone mentioned as ill in the Daily Mail long enough can get on the Drop 40, just from casual deadpoolers recalling the name. Good work, DI.

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God knows how many further names were only on 4 teams

Good question: The answer is 14. Here they are:
  • Ali, Muhammad
  • Barrymore, Michael
  • bin Laden, Osama
  • Bush, George H W
  • Castro, Fidel
  • Havel, Vaclav
  • Miller, Arthur
  • Papon, Maurice
  • Rayner, Claire
  • Richards, Keith
  • Rooney, Mickey
  • Suharto
  • Vandross, Luther
  • Widmark, Richard
Interestingly, none of them were actually hits that year. That means 53 have been 4 or more teams that year. Because I have some time on my hands, I've decided to calculate 2003 "drop 40". For that year, it means everyone who were on 3 or more teams. And the total amount of celebrities who were on 3 or more teams was... 53!!! So here was the "40" most popular picks. I didn't bother to rank them though.

  • Alice, Princess
  • Ali, Muhammad
  • Arafat, Yasser
  • Barrymore, Michael
  • Baxter, Raymond
  • Best, George
  • Biggs, Ronnie
  • bin Laden, Osama
  • Boycott, Geoff
  • Brady, Ian
  • Cash, Johnny
  • Chiang Kai-shek, Madame
  • Clarke, Arthur C
  • Clough, Brian
  • Daisley, Paul
  • Dennis, Les
  • Ferguson, Major Ron
  • Foot, Michael
  • Fredriksson, Marie
  • Gabor, Zsa Zsa
  • Havel, Vaclav
  • Heath, Edward
  • Hepburn, Katherine
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Higgins, Alex
  • Hird, Thora
  • Hongo, Kamato
  • Hope, Bob
  • Hussein, Saddam
  • John Paul II, Pope
  • Johnson, Lady Bird
  • Lewis, Jerry
  • Mandela, Nelson
  • Mills, John
  • Minelli, Liza
  • Monkhouse, Bob
  • Moore, Patrick
  • Murdoch, Rupert
  • Osbourne, Sharon
  • Painting, Norman
  • Palmer, Arnold
  • Philip, Prince
  • Pinochet, Augusto
  • Rainier of Monaco, Prince
  • Reagan, Ronald
  • Riefenstahl, Leni
  • Suharto
  • Thatcher, Denis
  • Thatcher, Margaret
  • Thurmond, Strom
  • Wray, Fay
  • Yeltsin, Boris
  • Zevon, Warren
Some of these names on here would never make the drop 40 these days, not because of the illness they have, but because they aren't names that a regular dead pooler would pick up on. In case your wondering on Douglas and Castro, Douglas was only on two teams, while Castro would've been a unique hit had he died back in 2003. Also, would that make Denis and Margaret Thatcher the only couple in history to make the drop 40? That is interesting to see actually.
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Also, would that make Denis and Margaret Thatcher the only couple in history to make the drop 40? That is interesting to see actually.

 

I'd wager you're right, though if we don't have another instance of that when 2017's is rolled out I'll be stunned...

 

I allude to, of course, the long awaited Drop 40 debut of Anne Douglas. :P

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Like I said in the DDP, I've decided to make a list of everyone's jokers, cause I was interested in how diverse it is overall (I dropped Amber Snailham though, cause she probably isn't old enough). Here's the complete list of jokers:

  • 50 Cent
  • Abdel-Rahman, Omar
  • Abdeslam, Salah
  • Abdullah II of Jordan, King
  • Adams, Colette
  • Adie, Kate
  • Al-Assad, Bashar
  • Al-Baghdadi, Abu Bakr
  • Aldrin, Buzz
  • Allam, Assem
  • Allen, Woody
  • Alliss, Peter
  • Anderson, Philip Warren
  • Andress, Ursula
  • Anthony, Ray
  • Apostol, Eugenia
  • Ashley, April
  • Averbakh, Yuri
  • Aznavour, Charles
  • Bain, John
  • Baker, Colin
  • Baker, Ginger
  • Baker, Tom
  • Banks, Gordon
  • Baptiste, Thomas
  • Barber, Bob
  • Barker, Bob
  • Barrie, Anna
  • Baxendale, Leo
  • Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus
  • Bennett, Alan
  • Bennett, Tony
  • Berkowitz, Daisy
  • Berry, Chuck
  • Betts, Dickey
  • Bewes, Rodney
  • Billington, Tom
  • Blackman, Honor
  • Blake, Robert
  • Blakiston, Caroline
  • Blessed, Brian
  • Bogaturov, Alexei
  • Boles, Nicky
  • Booth, Tony
  • Bracknell, Leah
  • Brady, Ian
  • Briggs, Paul
  • Brittain, Clive
  • Brooks, Mel
  • Brown, Chris
  • Brown, Lisa
  • Busey, Gary
  • Bush, Barbara
  • Bush Sr, George H. W.
  • Byrne, Gay
  • Cameron, Earl
  • Campbell, Glen
  • Carter, Jimmy
  • Cassidy, David
  • Cher (singer)
  • Chirac, Bernadette
  • Chirac, Jacques
  • Christie, Errol
  • Clark, Jay
  • Clinton, Bill
  • Cole, Richard
  • Connery, Sean
  • Connolly, Billy
  • Coppola, Anton
  • Corey, Professor Irwin
  • Coward, Sara
  • Cruise, Tom
  • Culkin, Macaulay
  • Davies, Rick
  • Dawn, Liz
  • Day, Amanda
  • Day, Doris
  • De Havilland, Olivia
  • Decarlo, Gary
  • Derbyshire, Eileen
  • Dexter, Colin
  • Dillard, Harrison
  • Dodd, Ken
  • Doherty, Shannen
  • Dole, Bob
  • Domino, Fats
  • Donleavy, J.P.
  • Doolan, Ed
  • Douglas, Kirk
  • Downie, Gord
  • Drever, Ronald
  • Duvall, Robert
  • Dylan, Bob
  • Echeverria Alvarez, Luis
  • Elias, Rayya
  • Elizabeth II, Queen
  • Emin, Tracy
  • Essesbi, Beji Caid
  • Fabray, Nanette
  • Fakir, Abdul Duke
  • Farmanfarmaian, Monir Shahroudy
  • Farnham, Keith
  • Fawkes, Helen
  • Fearn, Ronald
  • Finney, Albert
  • Fitzroy, Fortune
  • Fleetwood, Mick
  • Fogle, Jared
  • Foray, June
  • Ford, Doug
  • Forsyth, Bruce
  • Frates, Pete
  • Gaylon, Donnie
  • Gascoigne, Paul
  • Gascoine, Jill
  • Gavin, John
  • Gibbs, Lance
  • Gilbert, Greg
  • Graham, Rev Billy
  • Greaves, Jimmy
  • Green, Seth
  • Hackman, Gene
  • Harper, Valerie
  • Harris, Anita
  • Harris, Rolf
  • Hawke, Bob
  • Hawking, Stephen
  • Hefner, Hugh
  • Hewlett, Steve
  • Higgs, Peter
  • Hockney, David
  • Hollingsworth, Mike
  • Hollingworth, Clare
  • Houston, Thelma
  • Ingham, Bernard
  • Jackson, Paris
  • Jagger, Mick
  • James, Clive
  • Johns, Glynis
  • Jones, Tanya
  • Jones, Terry
  • Kamprad, Ingvar
  • Kara, Ritchii
  • Kelly, Elizabeth
  • Kelly, Jim
  • Keneally, Thomas
  • Kennedy, Ethel
  • Killen, Edgar Ray
  • Kilmer, Val
  • Kissinger, Henry
  • Klasnic, Ivan
  • Kobayashi, Mao
  • Kohl, Helmut
  • Kony, Joseph
  • Kripke, Saul
  • Labeouf, Shia
  • Lakovic, Sasha
  • Lamotta, Jake
  • Lansbury, Angela
  • Lazarenko, Cliff
  • Loaf, Meat
  • Loren, Sophia
  • Lynn, Vera
  • MacFarlene, Norman
  • Magill, Lisa
  • Magnuson, Princess Christina
  • Maren, Jerry
  • Marie, Rose
  • Mathis, Johnny
  • Matthew, Brian
  • Matzka, Scott
  • Mayhew-Archer, Peter
  • McGiffin, Tracy
  • McGregor, Ewan
  • McNee, David
  • Meads, Colin
  • Michael of Romania, King
  • Mitchell, Joni
  • Morano, Emma
  • Mugabe, Robert
  • Napolitano, Giorgio
  • Neary, Tony
  • Nelson, Willie
  • Nichols, Nichelle
  • Norden, Denis
  • Noriega, Manuel
  • Osbourne, Ozzy
  • Parker, Nathaniel
  • Parseghian, Ara
  • Parton, Dolly
  • Philip, Prince
  • Phillips, Leslie
  • Poitier, Sidney
  • Polanski, Roman
  • Pomsel, Brunhilde
  • Quaid, Randy
  • Randi, James
  • Randolph, Joyce
  • Rapoport, Ingeborg
  • Redgrave, Vanessa
  • Reese, Della
  • Reiner, Carl
  • Rev, Livia
  • Reynolds, Burt
  • Ricketts, Simon
  • Rickles, Don
  • Ricksen, Fernando
  • Robinson, Derek
  • Rockefeller, David
  • Romero, Randy
  • Sallis, Peter
  • Sawyer, Connie
  • Scales, Prunella
  • Simpson, Billy
  • Sims, Mark
  • Skellern, Peter
  • Skou, Jens C.
  • Snuka, Jimmy
  • Soames, Nicholas
  • Soares, Mario
  • Spiridonov, Valery
  • St John, Ian
  • Starr, Bart
  • Starr, Ringo
  • Stefansson, Stefan Karl
  • Stiles, Nobby
  • Stolpe, Manfred
  • Stottlemeyer Sr, Mel
  • Suisala, Ben
  • Sumner, Steve
  • Szeles, John
  • Tambling, Bobby
  • Tezuka, Katsumi
  • Thiebaud, Wayne
  • Thomas, Ray
  • Toksvig, Sandi
  • Travis, Randy
  • Trump, Donald
  • Tsvangirai, Morgan
  • Tunstall, K T
  • Tyler Moore, Mary
  • Underwood, John
  • Van der Westhuizen, Joost
  • Veil, Simone
  • Vervoort, Marieke
  • Walker, Clint
  • Watson, Dr James
  • Watson-Challis, Mike
  • West, Kanye
  • Westbrook, Daniella
  • Wetton, John
  • Whelan, Eileen
  • White, Marco Pierre
  • Whitehorn, Katharine
  • Willett, Aimee
  • Wilson, Mary
  • Worcester, Robert
  • Wyman, Bill
  • Wyngarde, Peter
  • Young, Malcolm
  • Zorreguieta, Jorge

​Yep. 261 jokers in all (262 if you count Snailham). I might've missed a few, so please inform me who I missed, plus the four teams jokers when they get added if they are different, but that is really a lot of jokers.

Actually, in my head right now, I am coming up with a dead pool based around the joker, and I personally think, if it gets developed enough, that it could be a lot of fun. I might post a thread for it later tonight.

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I am full of admiration, joeyruss, because even simply scrolling through that lot gave me a migraine.

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John Underwoods not dead,in fact, he's about to have some home cooked pasta. (His other half tweets a lot...)

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