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I particularly get annoyed when I have a reasonable hit in a pool and don't get the QO to score it.  Case in point John Starling in the Windy City, or Henry Gray or Randy Romero in several high profile pools.  Granted, these may not be household names, but they are certainly accomplished folks and not just quintuplet moms or cancer bloggers.  I am pretty disciplined at avoiding those, even when they would be easy points if accepted.  This is not a criticism of those pools, just my frustration when a name I feel should score doesn't get respected by the main media.  So this type of pool does not rely on the QO, it relies on the tried and true names already commonly accepted in the games.  Plus I think it will have the added benefit of being a pool that you can submit a team and forget about it for a while, or you can stay active and improve your chances of winning just a little bit.  Here is the idea:

 

I will post a list of 80 selected surviving names taken from  1) the Deathlist over the past two years, 2) the Derby Drop 40 for 2020, and 3) a few of my own liking which did not make either source 1 or 2.  Entries will submit a list of 40 of those names, ranked from 40 pts (at the top) down to 1 point at the bottom.   So, yes, put your favorites at the top.  

Bonuses:  a daily double will get you +10 points

A solo hit will get you +20 points, a duo is worth +10 pts, and a trio is worth +5 pts for each player

In addition, any solo, duo or trio can be replaced AT THAT SPOT with a new name from the list of 80.  This is where list maintenance helps your chances if you stay alert.  Also, a hit at the 13 spot or 19 (in honor of the virus) spots can also be replaced with a new name from the list of 80, every time it hits.  So these spots recycle their points and are potentially valuable.  So do you use your Top 40 right away, or hold a few sure things back to bring them in as replacements?  You decide.  

The game ends the first time we have a full calendar month without a single hit on an active list.  So as long as the scoring remains active, the game keeps going.  Technically it could go 80 months, but we know it will be much shorter than that, I am hoping one to two years to wrap it up and crown an inaugural champion.   Entries close when the third hit on the list of 80 dies, or when we get 15 entries, so it could be a few days, or a few weeks from now.  At that point I will post a master list of entries.  You can PM your lists to me, or post them to this thread.  The game starts as soon as the first entry is received.  I will PM my list to that person in return for safe keeping as well.  Hope it sounds fun and good luck to all!!  I will post the list of 80 later this afternoon.

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List of 80:

  names from 2020 and 2019 Deathlist (50)  
  2020 Derby Drop 40 (14), my picks (16)  
   
alan greenspan dilip kumar june brown peter tobin
alex trebek earl cameron killer tim brooks pierre cardin
angela lansbury ed asner larry king placido domingo
barbara walters emperor akihito lee kerslake prince philip
barbara windsor frankie banali leon spinks prunella scales
betty white george alagiah leslie phillips roger angell
beverly cleary george shultz lester piggott ruth bader ginsburg
bill turnbull greg gilbert linda nolan ruthie tompson
billy connolly henry Belafonte little richard shane macgowan
bob barker henry kissinger loretta lynn sidney poitier
bob dole imelda marcos luis escheverria stirling moss
carl reiner jacques delors mikhail gorbachev susan bayh
clarissa eden jean louis trintignant murray walker tina turner
cleo laine jerry stiller nobby stiles tom smith
david attenborough jill gascoigne norman lloyd tony bennett
david crosby jimmy carter olivia deHavilland vanessa redgrave
david gulpilil jimmy greaves olivia newton-john vera lynn
desmond tutu joanne woodward ozzy osbourne william h gates
dick cheney john prine paul gascoigne willie nelson
dick van dyke john r lewis peter sutcliffe yoo sang-chul
       
       

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12 entries so far.  Game is on.  Bibligryphon needs a replacement for repeated name George Alagiah.  The oldlady had 2 repeated numbers in her list so I dropped her last two names.  Please advise if this is not your preference.  I want to add more detail to this table, to highlight solos/duos - if any.  Give me some time. 

 

  20   27   52   24   38   10
  wormfarmer   captain chorizo   Chilean way   theoldlady   bibliogryphon   the old crem
40 yoo sang-chul 40 tom smith 40 prince philip 40 jimmy greaves 40 dilip kumar 40 vera lynn
39 killer tim brooks 39 susan bayh 39 beverly cleary 39 peter tobin 39 beverly cleary 39 jimmy greaves
38 tom smith 38 killer tim brooks 38 earl cameron 38 tom smith 38 willie nelson 38 joanne woodward
37 frankie banali 37 david gulpilil 37 olivia dehavilland 37 placido domingo 37 leon spinks 37 barbara windsor
36 susan bayh 36 alex trebek 36 vera lynn 36 ruthie tompson 36 david gulpilil 36 alex trebek
35 alex trebek 35 yoo sang-chul 35 alex trebek 35 prince philip 35 jimmy greaves 35 olivia newton-john
34 lee kerslake 34 ruthie tompson 34 bill turnbull 34 david gulpilil 34 vera lynn 34 john r lewis
33 david gulpilil 33 frankie banali 33 david gulpilil 33 alex trebek 33 william h gates 33 angela lansbury
32 george alagiah 32 prince philip 32 george shultz 32 june brown 32 bob barker 32 june brown
31 placido domingo 31 jimmy greaves 31 stirling moss 31 dilip kumar 31 cleo laine 31 lee kerslake
30 olivia newton-john 30 vera lynn 30 henry kissinger 30 killer tim brooks 30 bob dole 30 jimmy carter
29 john r lewis 29 mikhail gorbachev 29 clarissa eden 29 larry king 29 desmond tutu 29 prince philip
28 bob barker 28 bob barker 28 luis escheverria 28 leon spinks 28 joanne woodward 28 larry king
27 bob dole 27 luis escheverria 27 george alagiah 27 bob dole 27 luis escheverria 27 george alagiah
26 jean louis trintignant 26 bob dole 26 angela lansbury 26 jimmy carter 26 prince philip 26 loretta lynn
25 william h gates 25 jimmy carter 25 jimmy greaves 25 shane macgowan 25 tom smith 25 ruthie tompson
24 dilip kumar 24 stirling moss 24 nobby stiles 24 stirling moss 24 peter sutcliffe 24 barbara walters
23 leslie phillips 23 john r lewis 23 tom smith 23 susan bayh 23 clarissa eden 23 leon spinks
22 luis escheverria 22 beverly cleary 22 leslie phillips 22 frankie banali 22 jill gascoine 22 desmond tutu
21 barbara walters 21 peter tobin 21 little richard 21 willie nelson 21 leslie phillips 21 nobby stiles
20 jill gascoine 20 june brown 20 willie nelson 20 nobby stiles 20 peter tobin 20 olivia newton-john
19 leon spinks 19 olivia dehavilland 19 leon spinks 19 olivia dehavilland 19 alex trebek 19 tina turner
18 emperor akihito 18 roger angell 18 john r lewis 18 leslie phillips 18 john r lewis 18 bill turnbull
17 norman lloyd 17 lee kerslake 17 tony bennett 17 john r lewis 17 loretta lynn 17 george shultz
16 ruthie tompson 16 david attenborough 16 bob dole 16 ruth bader ginsburg 16 stirling moss 16 tom smith
15 earl cameron 15 george shultz 15 frankie banali 15 yoo sang-chul 15 betty white 15 vanessa redgrave
14 lester piggott 14 dilip kumar 14 william h gates 14 luis escheverria 14 greg gilbert 14 susan bayh
13 prince philip 13 leslie phillips 13 ruthie tompson 13 olivia newton-john 13 olivia newton-john 13 beverly cleary
12 ed asner 12 william h gates 12 lester piggott 12 beverly cleary 12 prunella scales 12 jacques delors
11 carl reiner 11 leon spinks 11 barbara windsor 11 peter sutcliffe 11 barbara windsor 11 mikhail gorbachev
10 jerry stiller 10 barbara walters 10 jerry stiller 10 jacques delors 10 george alagiah 10 betty white
9 nobby stiles 9 clarissa eden 9 murray walker 9 lee kerslake 9 nobby stiles 9 clarissa eden
8 jimmy greaves 8 pierre cardin 8 june brown 8 george alagiah 8 sidney poitier 8 jill gascoine
7 joanne woodward 7 greg gilbert 7 david attenborough 7 mikhail gorbachev 7 barbara walters 7 henry kissinger
6 dick cheney 6 jean louis trintignant 6 ruth bader ginsburg 6 loretta lynn 6 harry belafonte 6 norman lloyd
5 loretta lynn 5 norman lloyd 5 larry king 5 david crosby 5 murray walker 5 yoo sang-chul
4 beverly cleary 4 prunella scales 4 norman lloyd 4 earl cameron 4 tina turner 4 stiling moss
3 henry kissinger 3 little richard 3 jimmy carter 3 murray walker 3 george alagiah 3 murray walker
2 sidney poitier 2 sidney poitier 2 pierre cardin 2 greg gilbert 2 olivia dehavilland 2 little richard
1 jimmy carter 1 jacques delors 1 olivia newton-john 1 barbara walters 1 june brown 1 billy connolly
                       
                       
  10   72   0   0   1   0
  deadsox   joey random   yvonne   toast   annami   death by arsenic
40 john r lewis 40 jill gascoine 40 ruthie tompson 40 leslie phillips 40 prince philip 40 ed asner
39 susan bayh 39 norman lloyd 39 alan greenspan 39 alex trebek 39 ruthie tompson 39 henry kissinger
38 frankie banali 38 dick cheney 38 angela lansbury 38 prince philip 38 vera lynn 38 barbara windsor
37 killer tim brooks 37 william h gates 37 barbara walters 37 henry kissinger 37 tom smith 37 jimmy greaves
36 alex trebek 36 mikhail gorbachev 36 norman lloyd 36 joanne woodward 36 alex trebek 36 jacques delor
35 david gulpilil 35 dilip kumar 35 beverly cleary 35 leon spinks 35 norman lloyd 35 ozzy osbourne
34 lee kerslake 34 ozzy osbourne 34 olivia dehavilland 34 nobby stiles 34 peter tobin 34 lee kerslake
33 ruthie tompson 33 killer tim brooks 33 vera lynn 33 ruthie tompson 33 earl cameron 33 leslie phillips
32 yoo sang chul 32 little richard 32 earl cameron 32 larry king 32 frankie banali 32 linda nolan
31 dilip kumar 31 ruthie tompson 31 bob barker 31 earl cameron 31 susan bayh 31 killer tim brooks
30 earl cameron 30 cleo laine 30 bob dole 30 prunella scales 30 david gulpilil 30 imelda marcos
29 george alagiah 29 dick van dyke 29 cleo laine 29 bill turnbull 29 jean louis trintignant 29 bob barker
28 norman lloyd 28 angela lansbury 28 david attenborough 28 bob barker 28 beverly cleary 28 bob dole
27 prince philip 27 joanne woodward 27 desmond tutu 27 vanessa redgrave 27 lee kerslake 27 cleo laine
26 nobby stiles 26 paul gascoigne 26 jimmy carter 26 murray walker 26 jimmy carter 26 david crosby
25 tom smith 25 emporer akihito 25 clarissa eden 25 yoo sang-chul 25 dilip kumar 25 ruthie tompson
24 greg gilbert 24 lee kerslake 24 dick cheney 24 betty  white 24 bob dole 24 yoo sang-chul
23 jean louis trintignant 23 luis escheverria 23 june brown 23 jerry stiller 23 pierre cardin 23 vera lynn
22 peter tobin 22 clarissa eden 22 dick van dyke 22 george alagiah 22 joanne woodward 22 tom smith
21 bob dole 21 earl cameron 21 george shultz 21 ozzy osbourne 21 roger angell 21 susan bayh
20 beverly cleary 20 david attenborough 20 ed asner 20 killer tim brooks 20 mikhail gorbachev 20 prince philip
19 jimmy greaves 19 jimmy greaves 19 emperor akihito 19 tony bennett 19 henry kissinger 19 placido domingo
18 ruth bader ginsburg 18 barbara walters 18 harry belafonte 18 luis escheverria 18 george alagiah 18 greg gilbert
17 jimmy carter 17 vanessa redgrave 17 imeld marcos 17 william h gates 17 leon spinks 17 peter sutcliffe
16 joanne woodward 16 leslie phillips 16 jerry stiller 16 peter sutcliffe 16 dick cheney 16 jimmy carter
15 bab barker 15 carl reiner 15 prince philip 15 greg gilbert 15 jimmy greaves 15 dick van dyke
14 vera lynn 14 murray walker 14 jimmy greaves 14 loretta lynn 14 shane macgowan 14 david gulpilil
13 olivia dehavilland 13 george shultz 13 joanne woodward 13 shane macgowan 13 vanessa redgrave 13 alex trebek
12 emporer akihito 12 peter tobin 12 larry king  12 olivia newton-john 12 lester piggott 12 betty white
11 peter sutcliffe 11 ruth bader ginsburg 11 betty white 11 olivia dehavilland 11 imelda marcos 11 george shultz
10 stirling moss 10 pierre cardin 10 luis escheverria 10 tina turner 10 yoo sang-chul 10 emperor akihito
9 luis escheverria 9 larry king 9 leslie phillips 9 dilip kumar 9 bob barker 9 lester piggott
8 dick cheney 8 imelda marcos 8 lester piggot 8 jimmy carter 8 larry king 8 norman lloyd
7 mikhail gorbachev 7 alan greenspan 7 carl reiner 7 roger angell 7 sidney poitier 7 sidney poitier
6 desmond tutu 6 bab barker 6 pierre cardin 6 mikhail gorbachev 6 clarissa eden 6 prunella scales
5 dick van dyke 5 susan bayh 5 mikhail gorbachev 5 jimmy greaves 5 carl reiner 5 cleo laine
4 barbara walters 4 john r lewis 4 murray walker 4 vera lynn 4 cleo laine 4 bill turnbull
3 olivia newton-john 3 jimmy carter  3 henry kissinger 3 cleo laine 3 emperor akihito 3 olivia dehavillan
2 clarissa eden 2 nobby stiles 2 ruth bader ginsburg 2 beverly cleary 2 loretta lynn 2 carl reiner
1 roger angell 1 betty white 1 sidney poitier 1 dick cheney 1 little richard 1 vanessa redgrave
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Henry Gray did end up getting a QO eventually, but general point taken.

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Oh now you want to run a pool, ha!

 

Let's say I have a solo hit. Then I replace that hit with a name that is already a trio. I can then sabotage other teams prospects by making that a four pick. Making your job as runner tough.

 

Nightmare to monitor for runner and player.

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40tom smith
39 susan bayh
38 killer tim brooks
37david gulpilil   
36alex trebek
35yoo sang-chul
34 ruthie tompson
33frankie banali
32prince phillip  
31jimmy greaves
30 vera lynn
29mikhail gorbachev
28bob barker
27luis escheverria
26bob dole
25jimmy carter
24stirling moss
23 john r lewis
22beverly cleary
21peter tobin
20june brown
19olivia deHavilland
18rogen angell
17lee kerslake
16john prine
15george schultz
14dilip kumar
13leslie phillips
12william h gates
11leon spinks
10barbara walters
9clarissa eden
8pierre cardin
7 greg gilbert
6jean louis trintignant
5norman lloyd
4prunella scales
3little richard
2sidney poitier
1jacques delors

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6 minutes ago, YoungWillz said:

Let's say I have a solo hit. Then I replace that hit with a name that is already a trio. I can then sabotage other teams prospects by making that a four pick. Making your job as runner tough.

 

 

Good question from an analytic mind.  I can do several things in this case.  I think I will elaborate on the rule to say: this type of sabotage is legal.  Solos, duos and trios are scored as such at the time of the hit.  Someone who has success with a solo can play the sabotage game, but at some risk since it is likely that names that are sparsely picked are also probably less likely to hit.  So you may be spiting your own face to cut off another players nose.         And I am still smarting over that late comeback in the DeathCup!

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My list just PM'd to Captain Cho!

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Ok, I give a try:

 

40. Prince Philip

39. Beverly Cleary

38. Earl Cameron

37. Olivia de Havilland

36. Vera Lynn

35. Alex Trebek

34. Bill Turnbull

33. David Gulpilil

32. George Shultz

31. Stirling Moss :rip:

30. Henry Kissinger

29. Clarissa Eden

28. Luis Echeverria

27. George Alagiah

26. Angela Lansbury

25. Jimmy Greaves

24. Nobby Stiles

23. Tom Smith

22. Leslie Phillips

21. Little Richard :rip:

20. Willie Nelson

19. Leon Spinks

18. John R. Lewis

17. Tony Bennett

16. Bob Dole

15. Frankie Banali

14. William H. Gates

13. Ruthie Tompson

12. Lester Piggot

11. Barbara Windsor

10. Jerry Stiller  :rip:

9. Murray Walker

8. June Brown

7. David Attenborough

6. Ruth Bader Ginsburg

5. Larry King

4. Norman Lloyd

3. Jimmy Carter

2. Pierre Cardin

1. Olivia Newton-John

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5 hours ago, Wormfarmer said:

List of 80:

  names from 2020 and 2019 Deathlist (50)  
  2020 Derby Drop 40 (14), my picks (16)  
   
alan greenspan dilip kumar june brown peter tobin
alex trebek earl cameron killer tim brooks pierre cardin
angela lansbury ed asner larry king placido domingo
barbara walters emperor akihito lee kerslake prince philip
barbara windsor frankie banali leon spinks pruscilla scales
betty white george alagiah leslie phillips roger angell
beverly cleary george shultz lester piggott ruth bader ginsburg
bill turnbull greg gilbert linda nolan ruthie tompson
billy connolly henry belafonte little richard shane macgowan
bob barker henry kissinger loretta lynn sidney poitier
bob dole imelda marcos luis escheverria stirling moss
carl reiner jacques delors mikhail gorbachev susan bayh
clarissa eden jean louis trintignant murray walker tina turner
cleo laine jerry stiller nobby stiles tom smith
david attenborough jill gascoigne norman lloyd tony bennett
david crosby jimmy carter olivia deHavilland vanessa redgrave
david gulpilil jimmy greaves olivia newton-john vera lynn
desmond tutu joanne woodward ozzy osbourne william h gates
dick cheney john prine paul gascoigne willie nelson
dick van dyke john r lewis peter sutcliffe yoo sang-chul
       
       

John Prine is dead https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/07/arts/music/john-prine-dead.html

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Posted (edited)

Here is my list! Thanks for doing this!

hits: 1/40; 24 points

40. Jimmy Greaves

39. Peter Tobin

38. Tom Smith

37. Placido Domingo

36. Ruthie Tompson

35. Prince Philip

34. David Gulpilil

33. Alex Trebek

32. June Brown

31. Dilip Kumar

30. Killer Tim Brooks

29. Larry King

28. Leon Spinks

27. Bob Dole

26. Jimmy Carter

25. Shane MacGowan

24. Stirling Moss :rip:

23. Susan Bayh

22. Frankie Banali

21. Willie Nelson

20. Nobby Stiles

19. Olivia de Havilland

18.Leslie Phillips

17. John R. Lewis

16. Ruth Bader Ginsburg

15.  Yoo Sang-Chul

14. Luis Escheverria

13.  Olivia Newton-John

12.  Beverly Cleary

11. Peter Sutcliffe

10. Jacques Delors

9. Lee Kerslake

8. George Alagiah

7. Mikhail Gorbachev

6. Loretta lynn

5. David Crosby

4. Earl Cameron

3. Murray Walker

2. Greg Gilbert

1.Barbara Walters

 

 

@Wormfarmer Thanks for correcting my errors. This is what I get for using my self-correcting iPad when doing my list. Peace! 

 

 

 

     
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
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40 dilip kumar

39 beverly cleary

38 willie nelson

37 leon spinks

36 david gulpilil

35 jimmy greaves

34 vera lynn

33 william h gates

32 bob barker

31 cleo laine

30 bob dole

29 desmond tutu

28 joanne woodward

27 luis escheverria

26 prince Philip

25 tom smith

24 peter Sutcliffe

23 clarissa eden

22 jill Gascoigne

21 leslie phillips

20 peter tobin

19 alex trebek

18 john r lewis

17 loretta lynn

16 stirling moss

15 betty white

14 greg gilbert

13 olivia newton-john

12 prunella scales

11 barbara Windsor

10 george alagiah

9 nobby stiles

8 sidney poitier

7 barbara walters

6 Harry Belafonte

5 murray walker

4 tina turner

3 george alagiah

2 olivia deHavilland

1 june brown

 

Thanks for running this

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Here is my list - thank you for hosting this.

40.  Vera Lynn

39. Jimmy Greaves

38. Joanne Woodward

37. Barbara Windsor

36. Alex Trebek

35. Olivia De Havilland

34. John Lewis

33. Angela Lansbury

32. June Brown

31. Lee Kerslake

30. Jimmy Carter

29. Prince Philip

28. Larry King

27. George Alagiah

26. Loretta Lynn

25. Ruthie Thompson

24. Barbara Walters

23. Leon Spinks

22. Desmond Tutu

21. Nobby Stiles

20. Olivia Newton John.

19. Tina Turner

18. Bill Turnbull

17. George Shultz

16. Tom Smith

15. Vanessa Redgrave

14. Susan Bayh

13. Beverly Cleary

12. Jacques Delors

11. Mikhail Gorbachev

10. Betty White

9. Clarissa Eden

8. Jill Gascoigne

7. Henry Kissinger

6. Normal Lloyd

5. Yoo Sang-Chul

4. Stirling Moss

3. Murray Walker

2. Little Richard

1. Billy Connolly

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I'll bite.  Thanks for running another pool.

 

End of Days Deadpool  

 

40. John R. Lewis

39. Susan Bayh

38. Frankie Banali

37. Killer Tim Brooks

36. Alex Trebek

35. David Gulpilil

34. Lee Kerslake

33. Ruthie Tompson

32. Yoo Sang Chul

31. Dilip Kumar

30. Earl Cameron

29. George Alagiah

28. Norman Lloyd

27. Prince Philip

26. Nobby Stiles

25. Tom Smith

24. Greg Gilbert

23. Jean Louis Trintignant

22. Peter Tobin

21. Bob Dole

20. Beverly Cleary

19. Jimmy Greaves

18. Ruth Bader Ginsburg

17. Jimmy Carter

16. Joanne Woodward

15. Bob Barker

14. Vera Lynn

13. Olivia de Havilland

12. Emperor Akihito

11. Peter Sutcliffe

10. Stirling Moss

9. Luis Echevarria

8. Dick Cheney

7. Mikhail Gorbachev

6. Desmond Tutu

5. Dick Van Dyke

4. Barbara Walters

3. Olivia Newton-John

2. Clarissa Eden

1. Roger Angell

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Decided to do a randomized list with all the names just for the fun of it... and this is how it turned out! As you can see, many of the names I would’ve picked in a more competitive thing aren’t here, so... :blush::

 

1. Jill Gascoine

2. Norman Lloyd

3. Dick Cheney

4. William H Gates

5. Mikhail Gorbachev

6. Dilip Kumar

7. Ozzy Osbourne

8. “Killer” Tim Brooks

9. Little Richard 

10. Ruthie Thompson

11. Cleo Laine

12. Dick Van Dyke

13. Angela Lansbury

14. Joanne Woodward

15. Paul Gascoigne 

16. Emperor Akihito

17. Lee Kerslake

18. Luis Echeverría 

19. Clarissa Eden

20. Earl Cameron

21. David Attenborough 

22. Jimmy Greaves

23. Barbara Walters

24. Vanessa Redgrave

25. Leslie Phillips

26. Carl Reiner

27. Murray Walker

28. George Schultz

29. Peter Tobin 

30. Ruth Bader Ginsburg 

31. Pierre Cardin

32. Larry King

33. Imelda Marcos

34. Alan Greenspan

35. Bob Barker

36. Susan Bayh

37. John Lewis

38. Jimmy Carter

39. Nobby Stiles 
40. Betty White


 

 

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11 minutes ago, Joey Russ said:

Decided to do a randomized list with all the names just for the fun of it... and this is how it turned out! As you can see, many of the names I would’ve picked in a more competitive thing aren’t here, so... :blush::

 

 

. . . . so if you win you did it without even trying.  :unsure:

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40.   Ruthie Thompson                      

39.   Alan Greenspan                   

38.   Angela Lansbury                       

37.   Barbara Walters                                 

36.   Norman Lloyd                            

35.   Beverley Cleary                         

34.   Olivia de Haviland                    

33.   Vera Lynn                                  

32.   Earl Cameron                          

31.  Bob Barker                            

30.  Bob Dole                         

29.  Cleo Laine                              

28.  David Attenborough                  

27.  Desmond Tutu                           

26.  Jimmy Carter                      

25.  Clarissa Eden Countess of Avon

24.  Dick Cheney               

23.  June Brown                           

22.  Dick van Dyke                                  

21.  George P. Shultz                  

20.  Ed Asner            

19.  Emperor Akihito                        

18.  Harry Belafonte                               

17.  Imelda Marcos               

16.  Jerry Stiller

15.  Prince Philip                        

14.  Jimmy Greaves

13.  Joanne Woodward                  

12.  Larry King                  

11.  Betty White                          

10.  Luis Echeverria Alvarez  

9.    Leslie Phillips               

8.    Lester Piggot              

7.  Carl Reiner                        

6.  Pierre Cardin

5.  Mikhail Gorbachev

4.  Murray Walker

3.  Henry Kissinger

2.  Ruth Bader Ginsburg

1.  Sidney Poitier

 

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Here's my entry, courtesy of Random.org.

  1. Leslie Phillips

  2. Alex Trebek

  3. Prince Philip

  4. Henry Kissinger

  5. Joanne Woodward

  6. Leon Spinks

  7. Nobby Stiles

  8. Ruthie Tompson

  9. Larry King

  10. Earl Cameron

  11. Prunella Scales

  12. Bill Turnbull

  13. Bob Barker

  14. Vanessa Redgrave

  15. Murray Walker

  16. Yoo Sang-Chul

  17. Betty White

  18. Jerry Stiller

  19. George Alagiah

  20. Ozzy Osbourne

  21. Killer Tim Brooks

  22. Tony Bennett

  23. Luis Echeverria

  24. William H Gates

  25. Peter Sutcliffe

  26. Greg Gilbert

  27. Loretta Lynn

  28. Shane MacGowan

  29. Olivia Newton-John

  30. Olivia De Havilland

  31. Tina Turner

  32. Dilip Kumar

  33. Jimmy Carter

  34. Roger Angell

  35. Mikhail Gorbachev

  36. Jimmy Greaves

  37. Vera Lynn

  38. Cleo Laine

  39. Beverly Cleary

  40. Dick Cheney

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My strategy was pretty much mix up some names I put in every pool and some I hadn't used that much or at all. So if some of the latter ones die, I have them at least somewhere and score some points... We'll see how this works. Thanks for hosting this!
By the way John Prine died on Tuesday (the day this pool started): https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/07/arts/music/john-prine-dead-coronavirus.html



40 Prince Philip

39 Ruthie Thompson

38 Vera Lynn

37 Tom Smith

36 Alex Trebek

35Norman Lloyd

34 Peter Tobin

33 Earl Cameron

32 Frankie Banali

31 Susan Bayh

30 David Gulpilil

29 Jean Louis Trintignant

28 Beverly Cleary

27 Lee Kerslake

26 Jimmy Carter

25 Dilip Kumar

24 Bob Dole

23 Pierre Cardin

22 Joanne Woodward

21 Roger Angell

20 Mikhail Gorbachev

19 Henry Kissinger

18 George Alagiah

17 Leon Spinks

16 Dick Cheney

15 Jimmy Greaves

14 Shane MacGowan

13 Vanessa Redgrave

12 Lester Piggott

11 Imelda Marcos

10 Yoo Sang-Chul

9 Bob Barker

8 Larry King

7 Sidney Poitier

6 Clarissa Eden

5 Carl Reiner

4 Cleo Laine

3 Emperor Akihito

2 Loretta Lynn

1 Little Richard :rip: (May 9th)

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May the games begin! Already a hit with Stirling Moss! 

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  Wormfarmer
40 yoo sang-chul
39 killer tim brooks
38 tom smith
37 frankie banali
36 susan bayh
35 alex trebek
34 lee kerslake
33 david gulpilil
32 george alagiah
31 placido domingo
30 olivia newton-john
29 john r lewis
28 bob barker
27 bob dole
26 jean louis trintignant
25 william h gates
24 dilip kumar
23 leslie phillips
22 luis escheverria
21 barbara walters
20 jill gascoine
19 leon spinks
18 emperor akihito
17 norman lloyd
16 ruthie tompson
15 earl cameron
14 lester piggott
13 prince philip
12 ed asner
11 carl reiner
10 jerry stiller
9 nobby stiles
8 jimmy greaves
7 joanne woodward
6 dick cheney
5 loretta lynn
4 beverly cleary
3 henry kissinger
2 sidney poitier
1 jimmy carter

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  I just put my list on the thread above.  Full disclosure:  I had submitted it (to Capn Cho via PM) just hours before news broke of John Prine's death, and I had him at the #4 spot.  To keep things clean at the start, I have replaced him with Bev Cleary.  I know Capn Cho got his list in with John Prine on it in good faith before word broke of his death, and I was leaning toward letting him keep the points, but in fact to keep things clean and follow the letter of the law of most pools, names submitted on the same day as someone dying should be discounted, again, to keep things clean and avoid controversies.  Cho - could you please replace John Prine with another name??

 With only one more death before closing of the pool, we have a total of 11 entries so far.  (I have PM'd Yvonne to get her to redo her list as it does not meet the requirements for entry).  I was hoping to get somewhere in the range of 15 to 20 entries, so instead the pool will close at the time of the next death on the list of 80, OR the arrival of the 15th qualifying entry, whichever is LATER.  Later lists are really not at much of a disadvantage, except they miss the opportunity for picking the names that are already expired.  But with 80 to choose from, there should be plenty of opportunity for a wise chooser to catch up.  Finally, scoring is underway, with Stirling Moss providing the points.  Again, I will post the entries and a scoring table once the third death happens.  

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I will replace prine with david attenborough

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40edasner
39henry kissnger
38barbara windsor
37jimmy greaves
36jacques delor
35ozzy osbourne
34lee lerslake
33leslie phillips
32linda nolan
31killer tom brooks
30imelda marcos
29bob barker
28bob dole
27cleo laine
26david crosby
25ruthie tompson
24yoo sang-chul
23vera lynn
22tom smith
21susan bayh
20prince phillip
19placido domingo
18greg gilbert
17pete sutcliffe
16jimmy carter
15dick van dyke
14david gulpilil
13alex trebek
12betty white
11george shultz
10emperor akihito                                                                                                                                  
9lestor piggott
8norman lloyd
7sidney poitier
6prunella scales
5cleo laine
4bill turnbull
3olivia dehavilland
2carl reiner
1vanesa redgrave

 

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I believe entries are closed now? Jill Gascoine died since the last post. 
 

EDIT: Ah, she’s also the one worth 40 for me. Sometimes randomized lists do bring you fruit...

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