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Paul
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Re: RIP

December 27th, 2016, 11:07 pm

I know. But I would hope we would be better at predicting.
 
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Re: RIP

December 27th, 2016, 11:33 pm

Should we have a thread predicting who will be next? Or which quants...they have to start dying soon. Or which quants do we want to die next? Just throwing it out there...
Let's stick to the dead. I would like to see closure by a formal bon voyeurage or a wake. James Joyce perfected the technique. RIP Tim.

I've been to some great wakes.
 
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Re: RIP

December 28th, 2016, 12:50 am

...fools; for their thoughts are not deep, since they think that what before did not exist comes into being, or that something dies and is completely destroyed.
Yes I quoted Empedocles on this before, just a reminder (to myself). I was actually recently up in the Volcano of Mt Etna where Empedocles last was seen, well his bronze sandal.

I also had a look at four of the Sicilian pyramids, quite interesting stuff, I was wondering who or what is buried inside them?

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RIP the pyramids of Sicily, only the skeletons left!

There was some excellent cactus fruit close by that I never had tasted before, tasted much better than the local Sikelia pasta.

Book: The Death of Empedocles: A Mourning-play    The death of Empedocles or is he hiding inside the pyramid?
 
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Re: RIP

December 28th, 2016, 6:27 am

Should we have a thread predicting who will be next? Or which quants...they have to start dying soon. Or which quants do we want to die next? Just throwing it out there...
"Bring out your dead!"
 
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Re: RIP

December 28th, 2016, 11:09 am

Should we have a thread predicting who will be next? Or which quants...they have to start dying soon. Or which quants do we want to die next? Just throwing it out there...
The ones which like hunting animals.
 
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Re: RIP

December 28th, 2016, 12:39 pm

Gaudeamus Igitur

Gaudeamus igitur
Juvenes dum sumus.
Gaudeamus igitur
Juvenes dum sumus.
Post jucundam juventutem
Post molestam senectutem
Nos habebit humus.
Nos habebit humus.

Vita nostra brevis est
Brevi finietur.
Vita nostra brevis est
Brevi finietur.
Venit mors velociter
Rapit nos atrociter
Nemini parcetur.
Nemini parcetur.

Vivant omnes virgines
Faciles, formosae.
Vivant omnes virgines
Faciles, formosae.
Vivant et mulieres
Tenerae amabiles
Bonae laboriosae.
Bonae laboriosae.

Vivat academia!
Vivant professores!
Vivat academia!
Vivant professores!
Vivat membrum quodlibet
Vivant membra quaelibet
Semper sint in flore.
Semper sint in flore.
 
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Re: RIP

December 28th, 2016, 2:48 pm

Maybe easier to list people who haven't died?
Debbie Reynolds is still with us.
 
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Re: RIP

December 28th, 2016, 3:13 pm

I also had a look at four of the Sicilian pyramids, quite interesting stuff, I was wondering who or what is buried inside them?

Mob' victims?
 
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Re: RIP

December 28th, 2016, 3:43 pm

Maybe easier to list people who haven't died?
Debbie Reynolds is still with us.
No parent should ever have to outlive their children
 
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Re: RIP

December 28th, 2016, 4:25 pm

Maybe easier to list people who haven't died?
Debbie Reynolds is still with us.
I've watched "Singin' in the Rain" many times. I can't imagine watching "Star Wars" more than once.
 
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Re: RIP

December 28th, 2016, 4:49 pm

Maybe easier to list people who haven't died?
Debbie Reynolds is still with us.
I've watched "Singin' in the Rain" many times. I can't imagine watching "Star Wars" more than once.
Good man! 
BTW I did not even see SW once. I could not stand the pain. Somehow all that make believe nonsense leaves me cold.

Of all the scifi stuff out there, my kids were crazy about Thunderbirds. It's the acting and not all that visual effects. 
 
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Re: RIP

December 28th, 2016, 4:56 pm

Debbie Reynolds is still with us.
I've watched "Singin' in the Rain" many times. I can't imagine watching "Star Wars" more than once.
Good man! 
BTW I did not even see SW once. I could not stand the pain. Somehow all that make believe nonsense leaves me cold.

Of all the scifi stuff out there, my kids were crazy about Thunderbirds. It's the acting and not all that visual effects. 
those marionettes are incredible actors

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Re: RIP

December 28th, 2016, 5:26 pm

Lady Penelope played herself.
 
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Re: RIP

December 29th, 2016, 3:07 am

Maybe easier to list people who haven't died?
Debbie Reynolds is still with us.
I've watched "Singin' in the Rain" many times. I can't imagine watching "Star Wars" more than once.
Good call, Paul. Debbie Reynolds has died.
 
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Re: RIP

December 29th, 2016, 7:01 am

Lady Penelope played herself.
she was typecast.
Some people found her a little wooden
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