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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
Joined: Jan 27 2008
Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Nov 07 2020 10:23 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Actor Kenneth Jones, best known for his role as Caretaker in Phantasm, dead of undisclosed causes at an undisclosed age.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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PostPosted: Nov 08 2020 05:31 am Reply with quote Back to top

Comedy legend Norm Crosby, dead of heart failure at 93.
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Valdronius
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PostPosted: Nov 08 2020 02:12 pm Reply with quote Back to top

This Canadian game show icon passed away this week at the age of 80.

Who is Alex Trebek?


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A Hispanic dude living in Arizona knows a lot of Latinas? That's fucking odd.

 
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Nov 08 2020 02:31 pm Reply with quote Back to top

It was of pancreatic cancer and he went by his shortened middle name.

On a personal note, now I'll never get to hear him say this clue:

"This 1990 NES title was originally going to be based on 'The Terminator' before the developer, Sunsoft, lost the license"
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DarknessDeku
Title: Deku Scrub
Joined: Dec 08 2007
Location: Indiana
PostPosted: Nov 08 2020 03:29 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Valdronius wrote:
This Canadian game show icon passed away this week at the age of 80.

Who is Alex Trebek?

This fucking killed me. RIP Alex Trebek.


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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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PostPosted: Nov 08 2020 05:09 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Four-time Stanley Cup-winning NHL icon-turned-now-former Hockey Night In Canada announcer Howie Meeker, dead at 97.
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LeshLush
Joined: Oct 19 2009
Location: Nashville, TN
PostPosted: Nov 09 2020 11:07 am Reply with quote Back to top

DarknessDeku wrote:
Valdronius wrote:
This Canadian game show icon passed away this week at the age of 80.

Who is Alex Trebek?

This fucking killed me. RIP Alex Trebek.

I knew it was going to hit me hard, but this fucking really hit me hard.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Nov 09 2020 03:22 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Former West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard Neely, who once referred to himself as America's laziest and dumbest judge, dead of liver cancer at 79.
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DarknessDeku
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PostPosted: Nov 09 2020 03:26 pm Reply with quote Back to top

jprime wrote:
Former West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard Neely, who once referred to himself as America's laziest and dumbest judge, dead of liver cancer at 79.

This was from a joke ad he posted a long time ago. He is known for doing crazy things.
https://www.wdtv.com/2020/11/09/former-wva-supreme-court-justice-richard-neely-dies-at-the-age-of-79/


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jprime
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PostPosted: Nov 09 2020 08:42 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Ruby-Spears Productions co-founder and Scooby-Doo co-creator Ken Spears, dead Friday of complications from Lewy body dementia at 82.

Longtime co-Emmy-winning CBS News journalist Gordon Joseloff, dead after a three-year battle with myelofibrosis at 75.

Actor Bert Belasco, best known for his roles on Pitch and Let's Stay Together, dead of causes yet unknown at 38 (birth date unknown).
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jprime
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PostPosted: Nov 10 2020 05:29 am Reply with quote Back to top

Third Malian president Amadou Toumani Toure, who won acclaim for pursuing democratic reforms for being ousted in a 2012 military coup, dead of undisclosed causes at 72.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Nov 10 2020 02:55 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Top Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat, dead of coronavirus-induced massive organ failure at 65.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Nov 10 2020 04:49 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Legendary Boston Celtics player-turned-coach-turned-broadcaster Tommy Heinsohn, dead at 86.
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LeshLush
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PostPosted: Nov 10 2020 05:26 pm Reply with quote Back to top

jprime wrote:
Legendary Boston Celtics player-turned-coach-turned-broadcaster Tommy Heinsohn, dead at 86.

This hit me harder than Trebek. Wow. What a fucking week.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Nov 11 2020 02:49 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Prolific white supremacist Tom Metzger, dead a week ago of undisclosed causes at 82.

Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, hitherto Bahrain's long-serving prime minister, dead at 84 thirteen days shy of his birthday.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Nov 11 2020 08:37 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Veteran New York producer DJ Spinbad, born Chris Sullivan, dead of causes yet unknown at 46.

Rapper Mo3, born Melvin Noble, best known for last year's "Errybody (Remix)" with Boosie Badazz, shot dead at 27 or 28 (birth date unknown).
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jprime
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PostPosted: Nov 12 2020 05:44 am Reply with quote Back to top

Broadway actor and singer Lawrence Clayton, dead after a two-year battle with glioblastoma at 64.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Nov 12 2020 02:50 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Playwright, screenwriter, director and accused sex offender Israel Horovitz, dead Monday of cancer at 81.

La Mosca bassist Adrian Cionca, dead of heart failure at 48 (birth date unknown).

Former Ghanaian president Jerry Rawlings, who staged two coups and later led the country's transition to a stable democracy, dead after a short illness at 73.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Nov 13 2020 02:25 pm Reply with quote Back to top

British serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, alias Coonan, who became known as the Yorkshire Ripper when he murdered 13 women between 1975 and 1980, dead of COVID-19 at 74.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Nov 13 2020 04:55 pm Reply with quote Back to top

'90s country star Doug Supernaw, dead of lung and bladder cancer at 60.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Nov 14 2020 02:24 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Entertainment scion, cabaret owner and West End fixture Basil Pantages, dead Tuesday of a stroke at 87 (birth date unknown).
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jprime
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PostPosted: Nov 14 2020 10:09 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Former Huron-Wendat First Nation Chief Magella "Max" Gros-Louis, who championed indigenous rights for more than 30 years, dead at 89.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Nov 14 2020 10:51 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Actress and singer Lynn Kellogg, who originated the role of Sheila in the first 1968 production of Hair, dead Thursday of COVID-19 at 77.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Nov 15 2020 03:33 am Reply with quote Back to top

Multiple Emmy-winning producer and director Walter C. Miller, dead Friday at 94.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Nov 15 2020 02:28 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Indian acting legend Soumitra Chatterjee/Chattopadhyay, protege to Oscar-winning director Satyajit Ray, dead of health complications related to COVID-19 at 85.
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