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Max Cleland died as well -https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/09/us/politics/max-cleland-dead.html

Mostly remember the hatchet job they tried on him in 2002.

 

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Why has elegance found so little following? Elegance has the disadvantage that hard work is needed to achieve it and a good education to appreciate it. - Edsger Wybe Dijkstra

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1 hour ago, Hurlsnot said:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-59793726

Rest in peace, Desmond Tutu.

Sad news indeed, Desmond Tutu was an iconic South African and was one of those people who played a role in ensuring SA got to its first Democratic election in 1994 without a civil war or collapsed economy. Very consistent through the years 

RIP Desmond Tutu

"Abashed the devil stood and felt how awful goodness is and saw Virtue in her shape how lovely: and pined his loss”

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Betty White

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"Akiva Goldsman and Alex Kurtzman run the 21st century version of MK ULTRA." - majestic

"you're a damned filthy lying robot and you deserve to die and burn in hell." - Bartimaeus

"Without individual thinking you can't notice the plot holes." - InsaneCommander

"Just feed off the suffering of gamers." - Malcador

"You are calling my taste crap." -Hurlshort

"thankfully it seems like the creators like Hungary less this time around." - Sarex

"Don't forget the wakame, dumbass" -Keyrock

"Are you trolling or just being inadvertently nonsensical?' -Pidesco

"we have already been forced to admit you are at least human" - uuuhhii

"I refuse to buy from non-woke businesses" - HoonDing

"feral camels are now considered a pest" - Gorth

"Melkathi is known to be an overly critical grumpy person" - Melkathi

"Oddly enough Sanderson was a lot more direct despite being a Mormon" - Zoraptor

"I found it greatly disturbing to scroll through my cartoon's halfing selection of genitalias." - Wormerine

"Am I phrasing in the most negative light for them? Yes, but it's not untrue." - ShadySands

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13 minutes ago, KP on top of ZA WARUDO said:

Betty White

What a terrible way to cap a terrible year.

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How I have existed fills me with horror. For I have failed in everything - spelling, arithmetic, riding, tennis, golf; dancing, singing, acting; wife, mistress, whore, friend. Even cooking. And I do not excuse myself with the usual escape of 'not trying'. I tried with all my heart.

In my dreams, I am not crippled. In my dreams, I dance.

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7 minutes ago, Raithe said:

Is her actual birthday in dispute or something?

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1 minute ago, Malcador said:

Is her actual birthday in dispute or something?

You just kind of expected to see Betty White facing off against Keith Richards in the end of days.

 

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2 hours ago, Bartimaeus said:

What a terrible way to cap a terrible year.

i wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life

another way to look at is is that she made it to 99 and looked like she were enjoying life far more than most folks we know in their mid 80s... and some in their 70s. from our pov she won, as much as anybody can win.

HA! Good Fun!

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43 minutes ago, Gromnir said:

i wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life

another way to look at is is that she made it to 99 and looked like she were enjoying life far more than most folks we know in their mid 80s... and some in their 70s. from our pov she won, as much as anybody can win.

HA! Good Fun!

Yeah. I guess, in a sense, at least we can also attribute it to 2021 instead of the new year, which would've been a terrible way to start 2022. She was seven years Anne Frank's and Martin Luther King Jr.'s senior...man, that's old. To have your full mental faculties during that entire time and then die peacefully in your sleep one day near your 100th birthday...better than any of us can hope to expect, that's for sure.

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How I have existed fills me with horror. For I have failed in everything - spelling, arithmetic, riding, tennis, golf; dancing, singing, acting; wife, mistress, whore, friend. Even cooking. And I do not excuse myself with the usual escape of 'not trying'. I tried with all my heart.

In my dreams, I am not crippled. In my dreams, I dance.

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3 hours ago, Bartimaeus said:

What a terrible way to cap a terrible year.

Yeah, it's a real shame. I can't think of anything she was in that I disliked and from all accounts she was a very pleasant person. I guess Lake Placid is something fun to (re)watch.

I'd like to say I think 2022 will be better, but I'd be lying to myself.

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"Akiva Goldsman and Alex Kurtzman run the 21st century version of MK ULTRA." - majestic

"you're a damned filthy lying robot and you deserve to die and burn in hell." - Bartimaeus

"Without individual thinking you can't notice the plot holes." - InsaneCommander

"Just feed off the suffering of gamers." - Malcador

"You are calling my taste crap." -Hurlshort

"thankfully it seems like the creators like Hungary less this time around." - Sarex

"Don't forget the wakame, dumbass" -Keyrock

"Are you trolling or just being inadvertently nonsensical?' -Pidesco

"we have already been forced to admit you are at least human" - uuuhhii

"I refuse to buy from non-woke businesses" - HoonDing

"feral camels are now considered a pest" - Gorth

"Melkathi is known to be an overly critical grumpy person" - Melkathi

"Oddly enough Sanderson was a lot more direct despite being a Mormon" - Zoraptor

"I found it greatly disturbing to scroll through my cartoon's halfing selection of genitalias." - Wormerine

"Am I phrasing in the most negative light for them? Yes, but it's not untrue." - ShadySands

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3 hours ago, Bartimaeus said:

What a terrible way to cap a terrible year.

Well, it can always get worse than some celebrity dying...still have a couple of hours. 😛

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Bob Saget. That came out of nowhere...as they tend to do, I suppose.

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How I have existed fills me with horror. For I have failed in everything - spelling, arithmetic, riding, tennis, golf; dancing, singing, acting; wife, mistress, whore, friend. Even cooking. And I do not excuse myself with the usual escape of 'not trying'. I tried with all my heart.

In my dreams, I am not crippled. In my dreams, I dance.

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2 minutes ago, Bartimaeus said:

And here I was just thinking about the Gilbert Gottfried's Bob Saget joke. What a horrible coincidence.

"Akiva Goldsman and Alex Kurtzman run the 21st century version of MK ULTRA." - majestic

"you're a damned filthy lying robot and you deserve to die and burn in hell." - Bartimaeus

"Without individual thinking you can't notice the plot holes." - InsaneCommander

"Just feed off the suffering of gamers." - Malcador

"You are calling my taste crap." -Hurlshort

"thankfully it seems like the creators like Hungary less this time around." - Sarex

"Don't forget the wakame, dumbass" -Keyrock

"Are you trolling or just being inadvertently nonsensical?' -Pidesco

"we have already been forced to admit you are at least human" - uuuhhii

"I refuse to buy from non-woke businesses" - HoonDing

"feral camels are now considered a pest" - Gorth

"Melkathi is known to be an overly critical grumpy person" - Melkathi

"Oddly enough Sanderson was a lot more direct despite being a Mormon" - Zoraptor

"I found it greatly disturbing to scroll through my cartoon's halfing selection of genitalias." - Wormerine

"Am I phrasing in the most negative light for them? Yes, but it's not untrue." - ShadySands

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