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Re: RIP thread

September 19th, 2020, 3:50 pm

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Re: RIP thread

September 19th, 2020, 4:21 pm

RIP RBG

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Re: RIP thread

October 6th, 2020, 8:54 pm

RIP Edward Van Halen.
And fuck cancer.
 
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Re: RIP thread

October 31st, 2020, 2:51 pm

RIP Sir Sean Connery at age 90. (BBC link).
 
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Re: RIP thread

October 31st, 2020, 5:51 pm

Diamonds are forever.
 
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Re: RIP thread

November 8th, 2020, 7:30 pm

RIP Alex Trebek, host of Jeopardy! for 36 years
 
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Re: RIP thread

November 9th, 2020, 1:27 am

He was an entertainer of the first order! As well as stimulating a bit of mental activity and (mostly) friendly competition. Over the last few years, he might be the most watched TV personality in our household, along with Alton Brown and Rachel Maddow. RIP!
 
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Re: RIP thread

November 9th, 2020, 11:28 am

Your friend ppauper was a big fan

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Re: RIP thread

November 13th, 2020, 12:16 am

We missed the passing of James Randi. He was a character, and a force for good. RIP.
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Re: RIP thread

November 13th, 2020, 12:44 am

Yes, surprised I missed it. I was thinking of him earlier (NNT was looking like him at today’s QI conference!)

Look at videos of Banachek describing his time working with JR to fool the ESP lab at Washington University!
 
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Re: RIP thread

November 13th, 2020, 4:14 pm

And now at same conference Aaron Brown looks and sounds(!) like Ricky Jay!
 
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Re: RIP thread

November 13th, 2020, 4:31 pm

Like me, Brown has not cut his hair since beginning of covid crises, except the front and top! good talk, without hair in the soup!
 
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November 25th, 2020, 6:50 pm

RIP Maradona. Great footballer but a mess as a person.
 
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Re: RIP thread

November 29th, 2020, 11:15 am

RIP: Darth Vader and Member of the Order of the British Empire
 
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Re: RIP thread

December 8th, 2020, 8:21 am

RIP Chuck Yeager. File under “I didn’t know they were still alive.”