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Posted 06 April 2009 - 10:11 AM

To answer my own question about Hinch, I actually got off my backside and actually followed one of the links from the rubbish Wiki page. Here is some better info:

http://www.news.com....86335-2,00.html



"My condition at the moment is manageable long term as far as I know."

"There's a growth on my liver. It's a cancerous growth. It's the size of a 5c piece," the new teetotaller said.

"I don't know if it's benign or malignant. It's just sitting there, and as long as it sits there I'm all right.


HOWEVER:

For the rest of his life, Hinch faces a timetable of hospital visits and CAT scans every five or six weeks

AND:

"I think my immune system is s..t at the moment. Anything that's going around I can get it.

"I asked what I can do if my immune system is down and they said eat well, exercise, nothing much you can do."

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So presumably

1. His growth is benign and just sitting there at the moment;
2. His immune system is a little better

Otherwise, would you say that he would be dead by now??? :unsure:

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Posted 06 April 2009 - 02:19 PM

How many in that excellent list of Ozzies are aborigines?
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Posted 06 April 2009 - 05:30 PM

View Postthemaninblack, on Apr 6 2009, 07:49 AM, said:

Why don't you join for flip's sake!

What are you scared of?

Are you Iain? And did you move to Austrailia?
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Posted 06 April 2009 - 09:32 PM

View Postheaven can wait, on Apr 6 2009, 05:30 PM, said:

View Postthemaninblack, on Apr 6 2009, 07:49 AM, said:

Why don't you join for flip's sake!

What are you scared of?

Are you Iain? And did you move to Austrailia?


To answer your questions:

1. No. I have been called many things in my life, but "Ian" isn't one of them! ;)
2. I have always lived in Australia.


A few more leads:


Brian Harradine 1935. Politician; once held balance of power in the Senate. Suffered a series of minor strokes a few years ago.

Bill Collins 1934. "Mr Movies", film buff. Getting a bit old and doddery.

Judith Durham 1943, (born Judith Cock) member of sickly-sweet 1960s folk band, The Seekers (who outsold the Beatles at one stage). Suffered a very bad car accident some years ago, then her husband died of motor neurone disease and then she picked up a stalker who has an obsession with sending her doormats through the mail, for unknown reasons. :blink:

http://en.wikipedia....i/Judith_Durham

It was her former personal assistant who was stalking her, so perhaps butter-wouldn't-melt-in-her-mouth Judith was treating her like a doormat! :P

Here is Judith's equally sickly-sweet official page:

http://www.judithdurham.com/

I think I am going to be sick after reading that! :sicktherm:

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Posted 06 April 2009 - 09:34 PM

View PostGeronimo, on Apr 6 2009, 02:19 PM, said:

How many in that excellent list of Ozzies are aborigines?



Read the above:


"Lionel Rose 1948. Boxer, country singer and token Aborigine for this list. (Alcoholism/stroke.)"


I got there before you! :sicktherm:

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Posted 06 April 2009 - 10:21 PM

From above: "Bud Tingwell (92) - Brilliant Australian Actor, but getting on a bit though."

He's only 86. Spring chicken.
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Posted 06 April 2009 - 10:35 PM

Other Australians you could add to the list of potentials:

Alf Howard, sole remaining member of Mawson's Antarctic trip in 1920s. He's over 100.
Sir Marcus Loane, former Archbishop of Sydney, aged about 96
Greg Page, Wiggle with health issues
Doug Anthony, former Deputy PM
Lady Sonia McMahon, had a recent tumble
Brian Burke, former WA Premier (or am I just hopeful putting him on this list)
Kel Nagle, golfer in late 80s
Sara Douglass, author
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Posted 06 April 2009 - 10:42 PM

How's Rowena Wallace these days? Every couple of years she seems to have a bout of bad health.

Another for you is Patsy King (Erica Davidson in Prisoner Cell Block H) - apparently born in 1929 so getting on a bit. Despite my sister having her on her DDP team I'm not sure she'll get a UK obit to be honest. We'll see in time I suppose.

And speaking of former Prisoner actresses, is Mary Ward still alive? She played Mum in PCBH and Dee Morrell in Sons And Daughters. She trained as an actress before WW2 so must be pushing 90 now.

Divinyls singer Christina Amphlett is worth watching out for too; has battled alcoholism and is suffering from MS.

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Posted 06 April 2009 - 10:48 PM

View PostVinegar Tits, on Apr 6 2009, 11:42 PM, said:

How's Rowena Wallace these days? Every couple of years she seems to have a bout of bad health.

Another for you is Patsy King (Erica Davidson in Prisoner Cell Block H) - apparently born in 1929 so getting on a bit. Despite my sister having her on her DDP team I'm not sure she'll get a UK obit to be honest. We'll see in time I suppose.

And speaking of former Prisoner actresses, is Mary Ward still alive? She played Mum in PCBH and Dee Morrell in Sons And Daughters. She trained as an actress before WW2 so must be pushing 90 now.

Divinyls singer Christina Amphlett is worth watching out for too; has battled alcoholism and is suffering from MS.

Coincidentally I was thinking about Mary Ward myself the other day. There doesn't seem to be a date of death for her, but she doesn't seem to have worked for eight years either, so it could go either way.
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Posted 07 April 2009 - 12:11 AM

View PostGrave Mistake, on Apr 7 2009, 07:34 AM, said:

View PostGeronimo, on Apr 6 2009, 02:19 PM, said:

How many in that excellent list of Ozzies are aborigines?



Read the above:


"Lionel Rose 1948. Boxer, country singer and token Aborigine for this list. (Alcoholism/stroke.)"


I got there before you! :sicktherm:
Okay then, add...

Anthony Mundine, 1975. Boxer, ex-rugby league player and all-round asshat. (No known health issues except a glass jaw, which unfortunately, isn't likely to be terminal.)
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Posted 07 April 2009 - 12:44 AM

Thanks for all of those suggestions, people!


Yes, I was thinking of Mundine but added Lionel Rose instead. Mundine is definitely an "asshat."


Didn't know Amphlett had MS... Result of "touching herself" too often? I thought that only caused blindness and hairy palms... :sicktherm:


I also had no idea that any of Mawson expedition team were still alive. That is quite amazing. Obviously, the good clean air and a bit of bracing cold down in the Antarctic is good for longevity!


Walking through shops just now saw surfer Mark Occhilupo on the cover of some magazine. Apparently he is recovering from serious drug addiction.


Philip Newell, former Anglican Bishop of Hobart, is another who is starting to get on a bit. His son, also an Anglican priest and prominent university professopr, recently committed suicide (he had suffered from chronic disablities all of his life and was wheelchair-bound.)


Sarah Douglass was only born in 1957, according to her wiki page... Any reason why she may drop?


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Posted 07 April 2009 - 04:02 AM

I have updated the list and put in nearly all the suggestions that everyone gave. (Couldn't find any info at all on Lenox's birthday.) I am going to leave the list like this since it is already massive! Of course, you are all free to go on making suggestions but this time I really am going back to being a lurker!

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PRESENTING...

THE ONE AND ONLY DEFINITIVE EDITION OF...


THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN DEATHLIST!


PART A: THOSE WHO HAVE CONSUMED THEIR ALLOTTED THREE SCORE YEARS AND TEN:
John Campbell Ross 1899. Oldest living Australian male.
Alf Howard 1906. Antarctic hero. Member of Mawson Expedition.
Harold Holt 1908. MIA PM. (Presumed drowned, unless you believe in Chinese min-subs, Elvis sightings and the tooth fairy.)
Dame Elizabeth Murdoch 1909. Satan's Mum.
Margaret Holmes 1910. Anti-war activist. Australian hero. Absolute legend. (Approaching the century.)
Marcus Loane 1911. Ex-Anglican Archbishop of Sydney.
Nancy Wake 1912. Spy.
Graeme Bell 1914. Jazz musician.
Ron Hamence 1915. Cricketer.
Mary Ward 1916. Actress.
Gough Whitlam 1916. Sacked PM.
Flo Bjelke-Petersen 1920. Sir Joh's wife. Makes pumpkin scones.
Kel Nagle. 1920. Golfer.
Neil Harvey 1922. Cricketer.
Arthur Morris 1922. Cricketer.
Dudley Simpson 1922. BBC Composer.
Edward Clancy 1923. Roman Catholic Cardinal.
Lou Richards 1923. AFL footballer and media personality. A real old "character" and larrikin.
Bug Tingwell 1923. Actor.
Edward Cassidy 1924. Roman Catholic Cardinal. (Health issues.)
Margaret Fulton 1924. Celebrity chef.
Vivean Gray 1924. Actress (Mrs Mangel!)
Stuart Wagstaff 1925. Actor.
Sir Jack Brabham 1926. Formula 1 Champion and racing car designer.
Dame Joan Sutherland 1926. Opera singer.
Bruce Ruxton 1926. Hypocrite and right-wing ranting idiot.
Bart Cummings 1927. Horse trainer.
Peter Cundall 1927. Gardening show host and Commie.
Don Burrows 1928. Jazz musician.
Doug Anthony 1929. Former Deputy Prime Minister.
Lyall Bevan 1929? Opera singer. (Prostate cancer.)
Bob Hawke. 1929. Drunken PM. (Alcoholism.)
Hazel Hawke. 1929. Bob's wife. (Alzheimer's.)
Bob Jane 1929. Racing car driver, tyre salesman, closet gay and lunatic.
Patsy King 1929. Actress.
Peter Sculthorpe 1929. Composer.
Peter Thomson 1929. Golfer.
Richie Benaud 1930. Australia's Clive Dunn. :sicktherm:
Geoffrey Blainey 1930. Conservative historian and figure of controversy.
Rolf Harris 1930. Renaissance man.
John Landy 1930. Legendary athlete.
Philip Newell 1930. Ex-Anglican Bishop of Tasmania.
Terry Norris 1930. Actor and ex-politician.
Gustav Nossal 1931. Biologist.
Ted Egan 1932. Folk singer/travel show host/Govt official.
Barry Jones 1932. Quiz champion and political figure.
Sonia McMahon 1932. Wife of former Prime Minister. Temptress of Richard Nixon. (Recent bad fall.)
Ugly Dave Gray 1933. Comedian.
Bill Hayden. 1933. Former Governor-General.
Allan Jeans 1933. Former AFL player and coach.
Don Lane 1933. US-born entertainer. (Alzheimer's.)
Bill Collins 1934. "Mr Movies" - film buff.
Barry Humphries 1934. Dame Edna.
Fred Nile 1934. Hypocrite and right-wing ranting idiot.
Ken Rosewall 1934. Tennis champion.
Barry Crocker 1935. Crooner.
Brian Harradine 1935. Politician; once held balance of power in the Senate. (Series of minor strokes.)
Peter Hollingworth 1935. Archbishop and former Governor-General.
Thomas Kenneally 1935. Author and annoying little garden gnome.
John Laws 1935. Radio loudmouth.
Richard Pratt 1935. AFL football club president. (Prostate cancer.)
Ron Barassi 1936. AFL footballer.
Julia Blake 1936. Theatre actress.
Lillian Frank 1936? Socialite, hairdresser and fundraiser.
John-Michael Howson 1936. Gossip columnist, writes musicals, wears white shoes and fulfils just about every gay stereotype.
Col Joye 1936. Rock star. (Brain damage from fall.)
Tim Bowden 1937. Broadcaster.
Peter Carnley 1937. Ex-Head Bishop of Anglican Church in Australia. Liberal Church reformer. Top bloke.
Ron Clarke 1937. Athlete. (Health problems.)
Dawn Fraser 1937. Olympic swimmer, sometimes lesbian and right old cow.
Jimmy Little 1937. Aboriginal country singer.
Colleen McCullough 1937. Author. (Ongoing health issues.)
Tony Barber 1938. Game show host and annoying little gnat.
Lorraine Crapp 1938. Swimmer. Is she going down the toilet?
Betty Cuthbert 1938. Athlete. (Multiple sclerosis.)
Marcus Einfeld 1938. Supreme Court Judge and convicted criminal.
Geoff Harvey 1938? Television band conductor.
Les Murray 1938. Nationalistic poet and ranter.
Bert Newton 1938. Entertainer. (Liked a drink in younger days.)
Mike Walsh 1938. Television talk show host.
Rod Laver 1938. Tennis player.
Ian Smith 1938. Actor (Harold Bishop.)
Phillip Adams 1939. Opinionated commentator and wannabe atheist.
Germaine Greer 1939. Militant feminist.
Paul Hogan 1939. Crocodile Dundee.
John Howard 1939. Disgraced PM and racist warmonger.
Clive James 1939. Conservative cultural commentator.
Jeannie Little 1939? Comedian/fashionista/Marlene Dietrich impersonator. Daaaarling!
Allan Moffatt 1939. Racing car driver.
Murray Rose 1939. Swimmer.

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PART B: LONG SHOTS:
Bill Hunter 1940. Actor and cantankerous old git.
Ian McNamara 1940? Radio broadcaster. (Ageing badly.)
Jack Thompson 1940. Actor and cantankerous old git.
Darrell Eastlake 1941? Sports commentator. (Obesity and previous heart attack.)
Alan Jones 1941. Radio loudmouth/rugby coach/closet gay. (Health problems.)
Ian Turpie 1941. Entertainer, game show host.
Wendy Whiteley 1941. Brett's Missus. (Bohemian lifestyle.)
Harry Cooper 1942. Television vet. (Prostate cancer.)
Margaret Court 1942. Tennis champion and religious fundamentalist.
John Burgess 1943. Game show host.
Judith Durham 1943. Sickly sweet folkie. (Bad car accident; hassled by stalker who sent her lots of doormats.)
Peter Harvey 1943? Journalist. (Is that possibly a whiskey nose???)
Dean Hutton 1943. Science guru.
Peter Jensen 1943. Ultra-conservative Anglican Bishop of Sydney. Prize idiot.
Derryn Hinch 1944. Radio loudmouth. (Liver cancer.)
Ivan Milat 1944. Serial killer (recently into self-mutilation, such as cutting off his finger with a plastic knife.)
Dick Smith 1944. Entrepreneur, aviation guru and big-noting philanthropist. Supercilious git.
Sam Newman 1945. AFL footballer, prize idiot. (Health issues.)
Patti Newton 1945. Bert's wife and entertainer in her own right. (Memory problems.)
Peter Russell-Clarke 1946? Celebrity chef (Obesity.)
Ian "Molly" Meldrum 1946. Music reviewer and television personality. (Drugs.)
Rowena Wallace 1947. Actress. (Health problems.)
Kim Beazley 1948. Ex-politician. (Obesity.)
Ric Patterson 1948? Radio announcer (Obesity.)
Lionel Rose 1948. Good boxer, lousy country singer. (Alcoholism/stroke.)
Stevie Wright 1948. Rock star. (Huge amount of brain damage from drug and alcohol abuse.)
Ray Misson 1949? Academic idiot who largely caused Australia's literacy problems. Anti-intellectual.
Rob Bredl 1950. Crocodile hunter.
Peter Renshaw 1950? Corrupt educational academic from UQ. (Ditheriness.)
Raelene Boyle 1951. Athlete. (Breast cancer.)
Renee Geyer 1951. Soul singer. (Past drug use.)
John Jarratt 1952. Actor. (Alcoholism.)
Richard Moore 1953? Inept Tasmanian radio comedian (Lifestyle.)
Mark "Chopper" Read 1954. Criminal, hitman. (Hepatitis C; possible contracts on his life?)
Paul Lennon 1955. Politician, Tasmanian Premier. (Alcoholism.)
Jimmy Barnes 1956. Rock singer. (Past substance abuse.)
Mel Gibson 1956. Drunkard. Anti-semite. Actor. (Alcoholism.)
Adriana Xenides 1956. Game show hostess. (Mental health issues.)
Sarah Douglass 1957. Fantasy writer.
Wayne Johnston 1957. AFL footballer. (Alleged drug use.)
Gary Sweet 1957. Talentless "actor." (Alleged drug use.)
Christina Amphlett 1959. Rocker who sings about touching herself. (Alcoholism and multiple sclerosis.)
Wally Lewis 1959. Rugby player. (Severe epilepsy.)
Paul "Fatty" Vautin 1959. Rugby player. (Brain damage from television stunt.)
David Boon 1960. Fat cricketer.
Gary Ablett 1961. AFL Footballer. (Drug use and all kinds of other problems.)
Merv Hughes 1961. Fat cricketer.
Mark Latham 1961. Politician. (Chronic pancreatis.)
Tottie Goldsmith 1962. Hostess of television sex show. (Alleged drug use.)
Jeff Fenech 1964. Boxer and thug. (Hard life.)
Elle MacPherson 1964. Supermodel. (Alleged drug use.)
Chris Chugg 1965? Bodybuilder and weightlifting coach. (Steroids.)
Mark Occhilupo 1966. Surfer. (Past drug problems.)
Andrew McDonald 1967? Tasmanian hockey coach. (Psychiatric problems.)
Keith Urban 1967. Mr Nicole Kidman. (Alcoholism.)
Jason Donovan 1968. Talentless actor. (Drug use.)
Kylie Minogue 1968. Singing budgie. (Cancer may return.)
Naomi Robson 1968. Trashy current affairs show hostess. (Alleged hard drug use.)
Paula Wriedt 1968. Politician and nymphomaniac. (Mental health issues.)
Shane Warne 1969. Cricketer, adulterer, gambler, drug cheat. (Life in the fast lane.)
Dean Capobianco 1970. Sprinter. (Steroid abuse.)
Fiona Coote 1970. Heart transplant recipient.
Tania Zaetta 1970. Skanky model and Bollywood wannabe. (Alleged drug use.)
Wayne Carey 1971. AFL Footballer and thug. (All kinds of huge problems.)
Mary Donaldson 1972. Crown Princess of Denmark. (Grace. Diana. Mary?)
Greg Page 1972. Yellow Wiggle. (Orthostatic intolerance.)
Kimberley Joseph 1973. Rubbish actress; rude cow; pal of the late Megan Connelly. (Where there's smoke...)
Kate Kendall 1973. Actress. (Alleged hard drug use.)
Susie Maroney 1974. Marathon swimmer. (Mental health issues, lots of personal problems in her life.)
Natalie Imbruglia 1975. Talentless "pop sensation." (Alleged hard drug use.)
Anthony Mundine 1975. Asshat.
Andrew Symonds 1975. Cricketer. (Alcoholism.)
Marcus Ambrose 1976. Racing car driver.
Mark Webber 1976. Formula 1 driver.
Ben Cousins 1978. AFL footballer. (Drug addict.)
Matt Shirvington 1978. Sprinter. (Alleged steroid abuse.)
Rose Byrne 1979. Actress, Heath Ledger's pal. (Hollywood lifestyle can be a trap for the young and unwary...)
Robbie Maddison 1981. Stuntman.
Delta Goodrem 1984. Talentless "pop sensation." (Cancer may return.)
Casey Stoner 1985. World Motorcycle Champion.
Lara Bingle. 1987. Bimbo.
Nick D'Arcy 1987. Drunken brawler and sometimes champion swimmer. (One bar-room fight too many?)
Nikki Webster 1987. Precocious brat.
Bindi Irwin 1998. Precocious brat.


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Posted 07 April 2009 - 06:27 AM

Bloody huge list but I expect it will start thinning out quickly at the top end... :sicktherm:


Nearly all of them are really well-known celebs in Australia, so any deaths would receive a lot of media coverage here. UK obits would be the challenge.

That's all from me. Please keep the list up to date, as it shrinks down over time!


Cheers.


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Posted 07 April 2009 - 06:46 AM

View PostGrave Mistake, on Apr 7 2009, 10:44 AM, said:

Philip Newell, former Anglican Bishop of Hobart, is another who is starting to get on a bit. His son, also an Anglican priest and prominent university professopr, recently committed suicide (he had suffered from chronic disablities all of his life and was wheelchair-bound.)


Sarah Douglass was only born in 1957, according to her wiki page... Any reason why she may drop?


Cheers.

I heard something of ill health for Sara Douglass before Christmas but cannot remember what is wrong. Philip Newell is not so old. Didn't realise his son suicided, though I knew he died.
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Posted 07 April 2009 - 07:04 AM

I would have thought Sir Charles Mackerras worthy of a mention, very much an Aussie despite having been born in New York. Still very active at the ripe old age of 83 - maybe he should start taking it easy!
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Posted 07 April 2009 - 08:52 AM

Anyone from the Neighbours cast past or present nearing the end?

Just thought of the Scully family anc the father character who got sacked for drink/drug abuse, how is he?

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View PostJR Hartley, on Apr 7 2009, 08:52 AM, said:

Anyone from the Neighbours cast past or present nearing the end?

Just thought of the Scully family anc the father character who got sacked for drink/drug abuse, how is he?



I haven't watched Neighbours since I was about 10, so don't know modern cast members. Vivean Gray (Mrs Mangel), Ian Smith (Harold Bishop), Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan are all on the list. Not sure if Imbruglia was a cast member for a while???


I'd never heard of Sir Charles Mackerras. Thanks for telling me about him.


By the way, since Australia's oldest man is top of the list, here is the oldest woman:

http://en.wikipedia...._Beatrice_Riley


The old girl was born in 1896... I always find it a little strange and eerie to think that there are people who were born during Queen Vic's reign still alive amongst us in the 21st Century!!! :sicktherm:


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Posted 07 April 2009 - 11:23 AM

View PostApplecool Downunder, on Apr 7 2009, 09:21 AM, said:

From above: "Bud Tingwell (92) - Brilliant Australian Actor, but getting on a bit though."

He's only 86. Spring chicken.


G'Day all.

Just replying to the accusation the Bud Tingwell is only 86. I Have a link here that claims his year of birth is 1917.
Why are you calling me "Spring Chicken"?

Also we MUST include Rose Porteous-Hancock (61) - Australia's answer to Anna Nicole-Smith but no-where near as attractive as Smith was. She NEEDS to be included on the list as she appears to be ill and the list would be incomplete without her anyway. :sicktherm:
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20 Australians. Lady Susan Renouf. Sir Jack Brabham. Bert Newton. Jarrod Lyle. Ken James. Lou Richards. Gough Whitlam. Bart Cummings. Darrell Eastlake. Prince Leonard I of Hutt. Jeanne Little. Reg Grundy. Stevie Wright. Joan Kirner. Betty Cuthbert. Rod Taylor. Clive James. Judy Moran. “Father Bob” Maguire. Alby Schultz. 10 Brits. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. John Cruickshank VC. Stephen Hawking. Jeremy Lloyd. Jimmy Hill. Wilko Johnson. Dame Vera Lynn. Sir Christopher Lee. Richard Attenborough. Bernard Fox. 10 Americans. George H.W. Bush. Kirk Douglas. Valerie Harper. Bob Dole. Olivia De Havilland. Nancy Reagan. Sam Simon. (Joker). Rev. Billy Graham. Sid Caesar. Muhammad Ali. 10 Citizens of the World. Liliane Bettencourt. Sir Run Run Shaw. Rev. Ian Paisley. Maureen O’Hara. Pope Benedict XVI. Louis Jourdan. Michael Schumacher. Zsa Zsa Gabor. Fidel Castro. General Wojciech Jaruzelski.

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 11:35 AM

What about that looney Tasmanian bloke who shot all those people and was into beastiality ?


Ha - security code is boasting names, which seems to be what'shappening in this thread

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 12:02 PM

View PostGuest, on Apr 7 2009, 11:35 AM, said:

What about that looney Tasmanian bloke who shot all those people and was into beastiality ?


Ha - security code is boasting names, which seems to be what'shappening in this thread


The Tasmanian mass murderer was Martin Bryant. Not worth mentioning - I was hesitant to put Ivan Milat on the list, as their type don't deserve the publicity. Bryant wasn't into bestiality, as far as I am aware.



No idea what your second sentence means. Please improve spelling, grammar and punctuation next time. However, if you think I am just being a "name dropper", no, that is not the case at all. The list is excessive, I will admit, but they are all famous Aussies. Part A is mainly old ones and in, Part B, well, wild guesses are what make Death List more fun.

The list will be more manageable once a few of the oldies drop off. I am leaving it in the hands of the regular posters here, not guests like you and I.

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To Body Snatcher, thanks for past suggestions! "Rose Hancock = Anna Nicole Smith" made me laugh. It is probably very true.


Anyway, that is all from me, as I have said twice already. This time I really do mean it. I have a trip to go on over Easter and I will refrain from posting in the future. I am just going to sit back and see who dies...


Hope this list leaves you all with a really good start with regards to potential Aussie deaths.


Cheers.


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