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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:23 pm

Roy Hunter wrote:Tom Petty, 66, cardiac arrest.

Well, that sucks.

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Purple Lil » Tue Oct 03, 2017 8:08 am

RIP Tom :cry:

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter » Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:26 am

I met him at the Edinburgh Fringe about 15 years ago? Really nice, genuine guy, intelligent and articulate, self-effacing. Turns out he is/was a massive fan of Belle & Sebastian, and I was able to hook him up with a meeting with Stuart and Stevie from the band.

He also had a terrible thirst about him, which seems to be what has done for him, if the word on the street is correct. He had been in hospital recently being treated for cirrhosis.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:54 pm

"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

What happens when all the renewable energy runs out?
-- Victoria Ayling

English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."


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