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#321 Godot

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 08:08 PM

I need some of the punning wizardry involved in the cake death thread, as the best I can come up with for ex-World Champion hairdresser John Phelps, is that he has perm(anently) dyed.
Which is sh*t.

Phelps was mentioned in despatches here before & was a DDP pick, but whether he'll get the obit he needs is up in the air right now.

For some reason the forum software isn't letting me load the obit on here, so I'll link to this general site instead - http://news.google.c...p...5&as_maxm=2

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 08:29 PM

I need some of the punning wizardry involved in the cake death thread, as the best I can come up with for ex-World Champion hairdresser John Phelps, is that he has perm(anently) dyed.
Which is sh*t.

Phelps was mentioned in despatches here before & was a DDP pick, but whether he'll get the obit he needs is up in the air right now.

For some reason the forum software isn't letting me load the obit on here, so I'll link to this general site instead - http://news.google.c...p...5&as_maxm=2



Phelps Felled: Cancer Curtails Cup-winning Crimper



Maryport is a disappointment for which there is no cure, but the annual Deathrace thread hereabouts provides welcome distraction.maryport2if5.jpg


#323 Anubis the Jackal

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Posted 26 February 2008 - 09:38 AM

Aunty Genoa Leilani Keawe, Hawaiian music icon has aloha-ed her last. There will be a 21-ukelele salute at her funeral.

Also 'Top Advertising Executive,' Paul Tilley has taken Bill Hicks' advice. Good for him.
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Posted 27 February 2008 - 04:43 PM

American conservative writer William F. Buckley has died at the age of 82. A unique DDP hit for Noz4news if a UK obit emerges.
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Posted 27 February 2008 - 10:47 PM

Lech Walesa ill in hospital, in need of heart transplant apparently. Hope someone can show some solidarity with him.

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Posted 27 February 2008 - 11:03 PM

Lech Walesa ill in hospital, in need of heart transplant apparently. Hope someone can show some solidarity with him.


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Posted 28 February 2008 - 09:52 AM

American conservative writer William F. Buckley has died at the age of 82. A unique DDP hit for Noz4news if a UK obit emerges.


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#328 Cowboy Ronnie

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Posted 28 February 2008 - 10:56 AM

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Posted 28 February 2008 - 04:05 PM

Boyd Coddington (American Hot Rod) is dead at 63. Cause of death is listed as complication as a result of a recent surgery, but are sufficiently vague to leave some questions. He was a long-time diabetic as well.

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Posted 28 February 2008 - 04:21 PM

Boyd Coddington (American Hot Rod) is dead at 63. Cause of death is listed as complication as a result of a recent surgery, but are sufficiently vague to leave some questions. He was a long-time diabetic as well.



Bloody hell, that raises some possibilities, like they reattched a severed foot back to front and he walked around in circles for three hours before collapsing and expiring because he couldn't get to his insulin.

Or does anyone else know different.



Maryport is a disappointment for which there is no cure, but the annual Deathrace thread hereabouts provides welcome distraction.maryport2if5.jpg


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Posted 28 February 2008 - 08:58 PM

I knew Boyd but hadn't seen him in years. With apologies to his fans, he was a complete asshole. He made his name taking credit for the work and talent of others and treated his people like dirt. Good riddance in my book.
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Posted 28 February 2008 - 09:20 PM

Mike Smith, lead singer of the Dave Clark 5, has died.

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Posted 28 February 2008 - 10:39 PM

Mike Smith, lead singer of the Dave Clark 5, has died.



I assumed it was Dave Clark....who knew
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Posted 28 February 2008 - 11:26 PM

Mike Smith, lead singer of the Dave Clark 5, has died.



I assumed it was Dave Clark....who knew


Dave Clark was the drummer, but it was his band. In the same way U2's lead singer is Bono but it's Larry Mullen who
put the band together and 'leads'...
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Posted 29 February 2008 - 12:08 AM

Unhinged "preformance artist", "Zen Communist" and "avant-garde terrorist", Dorothy Podber, has died at the age of 75. She once pulled a gun on Andy Warhol. Her Telegraph obit is worth a look, just to see the old girl in all her finery.

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 03:48 PM

Mike Smith, lead singer of the Dave Clark 5, has died.



I assumed it was Dave Clark....who knew


Dave Clark was the drummer, but it was his band. In the same way U2's lead singer is Bono but it's Larry Mullen who
put the band together and 'leads'...


Now know as the Dave Clark 3, as he's the second member to cark. :)

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 04:01 PM

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 07:16 PM

South African sprinter (oh.. and old fogey) Philip Rabanowitz has died http://www.sabcnews....,165097,00.html - he was 104 & still quicker than Liverpool's back 4.

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Posted 01 March 2008 - 03:34 PM

Senior Farc leader Raul Reyes (AKA Luis Edgar Devia) has been shot






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Posted 01 March 2008 - 05:23 PM

Joseph Juran, pioneer of quality control who revolutionized how companies around the world made and sold products and who was even the author of the "Quality Control Handbook" and has been quoted as saying Never be without a project,' and he never was," is dead at the result of a stroke at the age of 103. :)

A unique hit for 'Godot's Waiting List' if he gets the obituary.

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