Did you hear who died?

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby StayThirstyMyAguila » Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:41 pm

3 civilians, a cop, plus 20 injured in the London attack today.

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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Wed Apr 12, 2017 4:38 pm

"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby Roy Hunter » Mon Apr 24, 2017 5:20 pm

Robert M. Pirsig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, 88, he was old. Ridiculously smart, but old.
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Re: Did you hear who died?

Postby daftbeaker » Sat May 20, 2017 2:50 pm

Chris Cornell, grunge singer with Soundgarden and later Audioslave.

I was never a big Soundgarden fan but the work he did with Audioslave was awesome, it was Rage mk 2 with snarling sung vocals rather than rap. This is probably one of the better examples of the new direction they took.
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