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Form Guide #13

 

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Ed Battle

 

Octagenarian jazz singer from Denver - having seen him nominated as an Advent Avalanche pick MPFC duly checked Amazon CDs and Wikipedia for insightful information and dredged up...nowt. But may just be low-hanger gold for anyone willing to check the local news in Colorado.

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Here's my entry:

 

CURRENT SCORE: 351 pts

 

1) Ruthie Tompson
2) Kirk Douglas
3) Bob Dole
4) Javier Perez de Cuellar
5) Bob Barker
6) Henry Kissinger
7) Roberta McCain
8) Alex Trebek (JOKER)
9) Christopher Tolkien (1/15/20)
10) Jimmy Carter
11) Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
12) Ed Asner
13) Barbara Walters
14) George Alagiah
15) Lata Mangeshkar
16) Nicholas Parsons
17) James L. Buckley
18) Larry King
19) Rosalynn Carter
20) Katherine Jackson

 

SUBS:

-Caroll Spinney (12/8/19)

-Betty White

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Considering how bad I am at this there is nothing to lose by putting my team here. Except perhaps who not to pick 

 

1. Raymond Briggs 

2. Earl Cameron 

3. Eric Carle

4. Pearl Carr

5. Teddie Chinnery

6. Beverley Cleary 

7. Luis Echeverria

8. William Frankland

9. Peter Higgs

10. John Hume

11. James Ivory (Joker)

12. Zizi Jeanmaire

13. Ray Lawler 

14. James Lovelock

15. Frank O'Farrell 

16. June Spencer

17. Jackie Stallone 

18. Bill Treacher

19. Bill Turnbull 

20. Frank Windsor

 

Subs

 

 Rosalynn Carter 

Tom Osmond

Betty White

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22 minutes ago, Bibliogryphon said:

Considering how bad I am at this there is nothing to lose by putting my team here. Except perhaps who not to pick 

 

1. Raymond Briggs 

2. Earl Cameron 

3. Eric Carle

4. Pearl Carr

5. Teddie Chinnery

6. Beverley Cleary 

7. Luis Echeverria

8. William Frankland

9. Peter Higgs

10. John Hume

11. James Ivory (Joker)

12. Zizi Jeanmaire

13. Ray Lawler 

14. James Lovelock

15. Frank O'Farrell 

16. June Spencer

17. Jackie Stallone 

18. Bill Treacher

19. Bill Turnbull 

20. Frank Windsor

 

Subs

 

 Rosalynn Carter 

Tom Osmond

Betty White

 

 

Currently online so on it immediately, cheers BG - and....fuckin' hell Frank Windsor lives, totally forgotten about him!

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My team (Might as well start entering teams now as am really struggling with DDP longlist.

 

1)George Alagiah b 1955

2)John Andretti b 1963

3)Frankie Banali b 1951

4)Jimmy Carter b 1924

5)Noel Conway b c1949

6)Barry Du Bois b 1960

7)Mark Gastineau b 1956

8)David Gulpilil b1953

9)Sam Lloyd b 1963

10)Terry Jones b 1942

11)Ian Martin b 1953

12)Alex Pandolfo b c1954

13)Amy Price b c1952

14)Nanci Ryder b 1952

15)Sophie Sabbage b 1966

16)Tom Smith b 1971

17)Nobby Stiles b 1942

18)Alex Trebek (Joker) b 1940

19)Bill Turnbull b 1956

20)Gianluca Vialli b 1964

 

Subs

1)Genesis P-Orridge b 1950

2)Eddie Van Halen b 1955

3)Ruth Bader Ginsberg b 1933

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9 minutes ago, Sean said:

My team (Might as well start entering teams now as am really struggling with DDP longlist.

 

1)George Alagiah b 1955

2)John Andretti b 1963

3)Frankie Banali b 1951

4)Jimmy Carter b 1924

5)Noel Conway b c1949

6)Barry Du Bois b 1960

7)Mark Gastineau b 1956

8)David Gulpilil b1953

9)Sam Lloyd b 1963

10)Terry Jones b 1942

11)Ian Martin b 1953

12)Alex Pandolfo b c1954

13)Amy Price b c1952

14)Nanci Ryder b 1952

15)Sophie Sabbage b 1966

16)Tom Smith b 1971

17)Nobby Stiles b 1942

18)Alex Trebek (Joker) b 1940

19)Bill Turnbull b 1956

20)Gianluca Vialli b 1964

 

Subs

1)Genesis P-Orridge b 1950

2)Eddie Van Halen b 1955

3)Ruth Bader Ginsberg b 1933 

 

 

Cheers - on it!

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Form Guide #14

 

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Ray Kennedy

 

Considered something of a card by dead poolers for his continued lingering under the radar cult heroism. Many are shaken to discover that despite his Parkinson's diagnosis in 1984 the tough midfielder has managed to pass three and a half decades and remain pickable for anyone's first team - albeit in leagues and competitions he never aspired to compete in.

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Might as well submit my entry.

 

1. George Alagiah

2. John Andretti

3. Genesis P-Orridge

4. Alex Trebek (JOKER)

5. Javier Perez de Cuellar

6. Olivia de Havilland

7. David Gulpilil

8. Nobby Stiles

9. Frankie Banali

10. Jimmy Carter

11. Prince Philip

12. Giorgio Napolitano

13. Daniel Arap Moi

14. Eddie Van Halen

15. Ruth Bader Ginsburg

16. Terry Jones

17. Sam Lloyd

18. Barry Du Bois

19. Jean-Louis Trintignant

20. Chris Doleman

 

Subs:

1. Leslie Philips

2. John Hume

3. Prunella Scales

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Form Guide #15

 

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Tom Smith

 

The former Scottish international loose head prop has promised to TRY and make the start line for 2020. In that attempt he's being cheered on by a group of supporters he never planned to entertain.

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My entry

1. Kirk Douglas

2. Brandon Sorensen (An Iowan wrestler with leukemia)

3. Jay Allen (59, Detroit Tigers announcer with bile duct cancer)

4. Cullan Brown (Kentucky golfer with bone cancer)

5. Armen Dzhigarkhanian (84, Armenian Russian actor with heart problems, unlikely to obit in UK)

6. Vasily Kulkov (53, Russian footballer with esophageal cancer, will only obit in my country)

7. Alex Trebek (JOKER)

8. Roger Scruton

9. Jimmy Carter

10. Jean Louis Trintignant

11. Bob Gibson

12. Alcee Hastings

13. John Andretti

14. David Gulpilil

15. Tom Smith (the rugby player)

16. Lee Kerslake

17. Tabare Vazquez

18. Gianluca Vialli

19. Doddie Weir

20. George Alagiah

Subs

1. Genesis P-Orridge

2. Peter Sutcliffe

3. Anastasia Zavorotniuk (48, Russian soap actress, who may have brain cancer

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1.Armen Dzhigarkhanyan
2.Ed Battle(joker)
3. Juliette Greco 
4.Sumner Redstone
5. Michael Lonsdale
6.John Andretti
7.Lucile Randon
8.Daniel arap Moi 
9.Zizi Jeanmaire
10.Diana Serra Cary
11.Robert Marchand
12.Nehemiah Persoff 
13.Genesis P-Orridge 
14.Tom Smith
15. Anastasia Zavorotniuk
16.Jimmy Carter
17.Catherine Deneuve
18.Bernadette Chirac
19.George Alagiah
20.David Gullpilil
subs
Betty White
Roberta McCain 
Vera Lynn

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11 hours ago, DeathByArsenic said:

1.Armen Dzhigarkhanyan
2.Ed Battle(joker)
3. Juliette Greco 
4.Sumner Redstone
5. Michael Lonsdale
6.John Andretti
7.Lucile Randon
8.Daniel arap Moi 
9.Zizi Jeanmaire
10.Diana Serra Cary
11.Robert Marchand
12.Nehemiah Persoff 
13.Genesis P-Orridge 
14.Tom Smith
15. Anastasia Zavorotniuk
16.Jimmy Carter
17.Catherine Deneuve
18.Bernadette Chirac
19.George Alagiah
20.David Gullpilil
subs
Betty White
Roberta McCain 
Vera Lynn 

 

 

Lonsdale - the 88 year old actor, right; not anyone who runs a building firm or any minor member of the UK aristocracy?

 

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Form Guide #16

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Tom Smith

 

The other Tom Smith might be more athletic,actually famous and  have his own wikipedia page,sure. But the above pictured Tom Smith has his own Bandcamp Page and been self described as Ann Arbor's answer to Weird Al

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Form Guide #17 - ATM Shamsuzzaman

 

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Venerated figure in the realm of Bangladeshi entertainment who also inhabits the deadpooler-chagrining niche of yo-yoing in and out of hospitals. A not so fun fact about him is one of his sons killed another one of his sons in 2012. Will ATM withdraw in early 2020?

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Form Guide #18
 

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Tommy Smyth

The first other Tom Smith might be more athletic, actually famous and have his own Wikipedia page, sure.  And the second other Tom Smith his own Bandcamp Page and been self described as Ann Arbor's answer to Weird Al, I'll grant you that.
But Tommy Smyth is closer to death (72), and is actually pretty famous (ESPN's primary 'soccer' analyst), famous enough to have his own Wiki page too (though no photo so clearly a B-lister), and if that isn't enough, the mick was the Grand Marshal of the NYC St Patrick's Day Parade in 2008, so if it's a NYTimes obit you seek, bingo!

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On 03/12/2019 at 08:56, maryportfuncity said:

Form Guide #14

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Ray Kennedy

Considered something of a card by dead poolers for his continued lingering under the radar cult heroism. Many are shaken to discover that despite his Parkinson's diagnosis in 1984 the tough midfielder has managed to pass three and a half decades and remain pickable for anyone's first team - albeit in leagues and competitions he never aspired to compete in.


A Major point violation for whatever 'pickable' is. :facepalm:
However... redemption amok for 'albeit'.  
Calling is a draw.

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10 hours ago, CaptainChorizo said:

Form Guide #16

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Tom Smith

 

The other Tom Smith might be more athletic,actually famous and  have his own wikipedia page,sure. But the above pictured Tom Smith has his own Bandcamp Page and been self described as Ann Arbor's answer to Weird Al

 

 

So, how loudly was Michigan crying out for its very own version of Weird Al Yankovic?

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4 hours ago, Sir Creep said:

A Major point violation for whatever 'pickable' is

 

Oh c'mon. You were thinking it too.

 

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Form Guide #19

 

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Wing Commander Paul Farnes

 

According to the most reputable news sources The Few are now down to a trio; meaning they're all obitable from here. No question about that where 101 year old Farnes is concerned since he went from shooting up Goering's fly boys to a stellar career that took him to the rank of wing commander. At 101 the survival skills that kept him away from enemy bullets are unlikely to keep the reaper at bay for too much longer. Strikes me that simply sporting that tonnage of shiny shrapnel on his chest might be asking more of his aging body than it can continue to give.

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PM'ed you my team over MPFC.

 

Good luck to everyone else!

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On 08/12/2019 at 03:13, maryportfuncity said:

 

 

So, how loudly was Michigan crying out for its very own version of Weird Al Yankovic?

Probably only Michiganer's related to Tom Smith

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Form Guide # 20

 

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Abbe Lane

 

Hollywood walk of fame actress is 87 today, famous - amongst other things - for her taste in older men; not that 87 year olds get much chance to indulge such urges. Also - frankly - a totally gratuitous post here simply to bump the thread back onto page one.

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I saw Barry du Bois on what i was assured was a recently taped episode of "The living Room" a god-awful morning magazine program.  He looked amazingly healthy-so I would steer people away from picking him for any deadpools especially this one. 

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Form Guide #21

 

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Tom Belso

 

OoO says we're in certain scoring territory before too long - the rules of the Deathrace say any reputable news source (give or take) in English equals a qualifying obit. Denmark's fastest was still too slow for legendary status in his fleeting F1 career and managed a single 8th place as his best result in that sport. Will seven people beat him in this race?

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Form Guide #22

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Bernardino Piñera

 

Every previous World's Oldest Living Bishop has died,doubt this fella is the exception to the rule.

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