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#1 Grim Reaper

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Posted 31 December 2008 - 01:06 AM

This is the place to discuss Dai Llewellyn

#2 The Miser

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 12:32 AM

This is the place to discuss Dai Llewellyn



Who cares if he dies? I don't think even he cares.
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Posted 03 January 2009 - 12:59 AM

This is the place to discuss Dai Llewellyn



Who cares if he dies? I don't think even he cares.


I do.
As do the good number of people who put him on their DDPs.

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#4 maryportfuncity

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Posted 13 January 2009 - 04:33 PM

There are also several Deathrace entrants who care very much, since he - like Susan Atkins - is apparently in the throes of a chronic condition that could do for him in time to rack up at least 300 Deathrace points.
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#5 Michael S Collins

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Posted 13 January 2009 - 05:42 PM

I'd warn caution - everyone expected Warren Zevon to be the first hit of 2003, he could go any day, and he hung till September!

If anything, I'd wager the First of the year is one no one really expects.

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Posted 13 January 2009 - 07:25 PM

Llewellyn was in a hospice and righting wrongs - like his fall out with his brother - a few weeks before the end of the year. Non of which means he'll be the first hit, but it does suggest September is optimistic beyond reason.
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#7 Banshees Scream

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Posted 14 January 2009 - 03:13 AM

Sir Dai Llewellyn dies at the age of 62. :skull: It starts the fire.

#8 Michael S Collins

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Posted 14 January 2009 - 05:00 AM

Sir Dai Llewellyn dies at the age of 62. :skull: It starts the fire.


Thankfully I didn't put any money on that wager then!

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Posted 14 January 2009 - 07:09 AM

And another citizen of the UK lives up to their name...
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#10 themaninblack

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Posted 14 January 2009 - 07:50 AM

And off we go again...
"I must have killed more men than Cecil B. DeMille."

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Posted 14 January 2009 - 08:02 AM

Well, it's cursed from birth with a name like that.
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#12 Raskolnikov

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Posted 14 January 2009 - 08:37 AM

And I make that bonus points in the DDP for dying on the 13th.
Crime? What crime? My killing a loathsome, harmful louse, a filthy old moneylender woman...and you call that a crime?

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Posted 14 January 2009 - 08:48 AM

And I make that bonus points in the DDP for dying on the 13th.


As Ben Kenobi said:

"You've taken your first steps in a larger world."
"I must have killed more men than Cecil B. DeMille."

Gene Wilder as "the Waco Kid", Blazing Saddles (1974)

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Posted 14 January 2009 - 09:53 AM

Llewellyn dies, Havel in hospital, Swayze dancing with death, Bobby Robson looking like death warmed up - 2009 looks like getting off to a strong start.
"All the time, all the wasted time
All the years, waiting for a sign"

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Posted 14 January 2009 - 12:12 PM

BBC Link

Was Llewellyn the least-serving Deathlist candidate ever?

13 days...
"I must have killed more men than Cecil B. DeMille."

Gene Wilder as "the Waco Kid", Blazing Saddles (1974)

#16 maryportfuncity

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Posted 14 January 2009 - 12:14 PM

Served me pretty well....DDP joker and he died on the 13th.


Y-E-E-S-S-S-S!!!!
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Posted 14 January 2009 - 12:15 PM

Sir Dai Llewellyn is the 1st success of 2009.
He is the 175th success since 1987.
The 2009 list is in 20th place shared with 1987 out of 23 lists.

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Posted 14 January 2009 - 12:18 PM

Served me pretty well....DDP joker and he died on the 13th.


Y-E-E-S-S-S-S!!!!


You need a bit of luck sometimes, MPFC and you got it. Get set for the Carker's comeback! :skull:
"I must have killed more men than Cecil B. DeMille."

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Posted 14 January 2009 - 01:27 PM

BBC Link

Was Llewellyn the least-serving Deathlist candidate ever?

13 days...


Didn't Lou Rawls go quicker than that? 6 days?

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Posted 14 January 2009 - 02:13 PM

I stand corrected...
"I must have killed more men than Cecil B. DeMille."

Gene Wilder as "the Waco Kid", Blazing Saddles (1974)



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