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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 9:53 am    Post subject: BEB Celebrity Death Pool Reply with quote

I mentioned this to Crush at one point and he seemed to like the idea. It's based on the Howie Carr death pool up here on Boston radio. I'm listening to them doing a new round since Cronkite died (he was always picked early).

Here's how I propose it works:

* You pick one celebrity and if they die, you win the round.

* The radio show I mentioned does a new round every time someone wins. I figure since this a a discussion board, picks carry over to the next round.

* If picks carry over, you should be able to change picks. However, you can't change to a celebrity that has been announced as terminally ill. Basically you announce you wish to change your pick, but if shenanigans are called and cited, you revert to your old pick especially if they die hours later.

* No celebrities that would likely die in a political assassination in the US. Can't pick the president or politicians that should be living a long time. However, Dick Cheney would have been OK as VP due to his heart attacks. Really old senators and heads of dangerous countries are definitely fair game.

* The celebrity would have to be famous enough to warrant national attention and crack the front page somewhere.

* Discuss picks all you want, just make sure your picks are in bold.


I'll need to get an idea of who will participate in this and some sort of approval of the rules before we start picking. Suggestions on the rules are also welcome.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 9:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

My buddies entire office plays this game. Rules sound good to me.

Can I call dibs on my first pick?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 10:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Resheph wrote:
My buddies entire office plays this game. Rules sound good to me.

Can I call dibs on my first pick?

Go for it. After listening to the hour or so they devote to call-ins on that radio show, I have five great picks. I'll wait for a few more people to hop in before giving mine.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 10:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Patrick Swayze
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 10:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Does he count? Because, I mean, he is terminally ill, technically. He has an inoperable and incurable, and largely untreatable form of cancer that has a 99% death rate in under two years from final stage, with which he was diagnosed initially. Or is it just that you can't change to a celeb that has become terminally ill?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

which of his cancer's are you talking about? Pancreatic or liver?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Same cancer. Started in his pancreas, metastasized to his liver. But, I was referring to his diagnosis of Stage 4 pancreatic. Because it went to his liver, technically it is now Stage 4b pancreatic cancer. 20% survival rate after one year from Stage 1 diagnosis, 5% for five years. But he was already well along S4 during initial diagnosis, and that is certain death.

The Beast was a great show. He may not have had the most stellar career in history, but I think he proved he was a damn fine actor and will be going out with the respect he deserves.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can I do an Umbrella guess? Cause I really hope the next to die is one of those worthless girls in Hollywood that does nothing for our world but show their overused and disgusting vagina's....

IE Paris Hilton, Brittney Spears, Lindsay Lohan, etc, etc...
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Does he count?

He sure does. By terminally ill, I mean "he/she will die within hours". And Swayze wasn't picked first for the first time in awhile today on that show. The first caller had inside info that he was gaining weight. Smile
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kellion wrote:
Can I do an Umbrella guess?

Nope. But I like the spirit.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm going with:

Margaret Thatcher
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 12:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

chowda wrote:
CrushFearSynth wrote:
Does he count?

He sure does. By terminally ill, I mean "he/she will die within hours". And Swayze wasn't picked first for the first time in awhile today on that show. The first caller had inside info that he was gaining weight. Smile


That's not inside info, foo. I read that earlier as well.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 12:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Resheph wrote:

That's not inside info, foo. I read that earlier as well.

But I got a chuckle when that caller explained his pick like he was handicapping a horse race.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 12:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Margaret Thatcher doesn't count, as I have a rather large team planning her untimely demise already, and everything is going according to schedule. Nobody tears down an Iron Maiden poster and lives to tell about it! For forty or so years after the fact!
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 12:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CrushFearSynth wrote:
Margaret Thatcher doesn't count, as I have a rather large team planning her untimely demise already, and everything is going according to schedule. Nobody tears down an Iron Maiden poster and lives to tell about it! For forty or so years after the fact!

Meh. She put the great back into Britian. And they had it coming with the cover of Sanctuary.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 12:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Philistine! Not only was that an awesome album, and an awesome song, but that cover art was IN RESPONSE to Thatcher's tearing down of their poster (brought on by her ridiculous, ultra-conservative, childish, moronic and fallacious views on the subject), not the other way around. Learn your history better, foo.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 1:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CrushFearSynth wrote:
Philistine! Not only was that an awesome album, and an awesome song, but that cover art was IN RESPONSE to Thatcher's tearing down of their poster (brought on by her ridiculous, ultra-conservative, childish, moronic and fallacious views on the subject), not the other way around. Learn your history better, foo.

Listen up: Time travel is possible, bees do it right now! Well, that's what a sailboat captain offering trips to Cuba from Key West told me in 2000.

To summarize their relationship: Thatcher took their name after beating up the entire band in a Piccadilly B&B. She then tore down their poster and went backstage to rape Bruce Dickinson. This beatdown was the inspiration behind Holy Smoke.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 2:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 2:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Dude, he's lost like 50 pounds through a balanced, healthy diet. You suck at this.
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