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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby ChowMein » Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:38 am

Dolores O'Riodan 46 , lead singer of the Cranberries , my girlfriend , what a beautiful voice *sigh* .

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Edd » Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:32 pm

Ursula K Le Guin, 88

The left Hand of Darkness was truly a monumental work of fiction. I'll have to dig out my old paperback copy and read it again if my wife will just stop chopping all those darn onions. :cry:
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby ChowMein » Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:10 pm

The Lathe of Heaven is the book i loved most , it was adapted for television decades ago , i never saw it since .

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Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:33 am

"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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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby StayThirstyMyAguila » Fri Mar 16, 2018 4:45 pm

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:Stephen Hawking.

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Galileo, 300 years before.

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Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff » Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:10 am

:( I saw that on Fleetwood Mac's FB page. I gave them my condolences. Irritatingly the profile admin had to make a post reminding readers that they would be blocked if they harassed the band about him, because they were. :furious:

I wrote a song yesterday, actually, as tribute to those our own community here has lost. It has lyrics and music although it'd need to be looked at by actual musicians to arrange, produce, and record it. I'm waiting on a friend's input as to how to share it without me messing stuff up copyright-wise (I'd like it to be recorded by my Clubhouse's band, Organized Chaos, and any proceeds to go to NAMI, or something along those lines), but so far she hasn't said anything. Unless you have any ideas, Roy? I mean obviously it's about our community and you are a recording artist, so I imagine you know about it too. I just don't want to accidentally do something that would render it public-domain or let someone else claim copyright or something foolish like that. I usually share my "music" publicly but this is a bit different.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:57 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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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Nef Yoo BlackBeard » Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:39 pm

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:Aretha Franklin.

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:cry: :cry: :cry:

Areefa Funklin jyint hatte na moore

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Re: Did you hear who died?

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Cardinal Fang » Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:40 pm

Gaby's Deli in London

Why am I posting this in RIP?

Gaby's has been in the West End for over 50 years, just off Leicester Square. They do awesome salt beef sarnies, and great falafels, and their lasagne is rather special too.

They survived an attempt to force them out a few years ago, in part because so many people, including the likes of Simon Callow, Vanessa Redgrave, Miriam Margolyes and Alex James rallied round.

But now the owner, 82 year old Gaby Elyahou is retiring, and his nephew (a sprightly 72) feels he can no longer hold the fort against the likes of chain restaurants who can pay higher rents.

Truly the end of an era. Deserves a proper obituary I think

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Re: Did you hear who died?

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Re: Did you hear who died?

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Cardinal Fang » Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:36 pm

William Goldman, screenwriter and author of The Princess Bride, 87

It appears he is all dead, not mostly dead

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