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    2013 Death Pool - Updates

    Prying open 2013's Death Pool Update thread...
    "He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?" Jeremiah 22:16

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    Maister!... Stephen Hawking?
    Dites ce n'est pas le cas! Pas du tout!
    Occupy Your Brain!

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    Quote Originally posted by TerraSapient View post
    Maister!... Stephen Hawking?
    Dites ce n'est pas le cas! Pas du tout!
    Parles-tu English, si vous plait!
    We hope for better things; it will arise from the ashes - Fr Gabriel Richard 1805

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    Singer Patti Page at 85:

    http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/...1#.UOTi-W9qTu0

    Yeah, I'm old enough to remember my parents playing her music.

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    Quote Originally posted by Zoning Goddess View post
    Singer Patti Page at 85:

    http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/...1#.UOTi-W9qTu0

    Yeah, I'm old enough to remember my parents playing her music.
    I remember my mom playing her music as well.
    "He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?" Jeremiah 22:16

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    Ada Louise Huxtable 1921-2013
    Lover of Cities Was Dean of Architecture Critics

    used the word "urbicide" to describe cities in the 1960s, blighted by decay, uncontrolled development, social maladies and pollution
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    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000...665230920.html

    She was appalled at how profit dictated planning and led developers to squeeze the most floor area onto the least amount of land with the fewest public amenities.
    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/08/ar...anted=all&_r=0

    Language maven and fellow New York Times writer William Safire credited Huxtable with coining the slur against lousy city planning “urbicide.” “I don’t think I came up with it,” she says. “But he said I did, and he’s the expert on that kind of thing.”
    http://www.dwell.com/post/article/me...ouise-huxtable
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    Reddit pioneer Aaron Swartz commits suicide at age 26
    http://t.now.msn.com/aaron-swartz-co...de/?gt1=50501+

    http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/01/aaron-swartz/

    Big deal. Guy who wrote the original concept for the RSS feed at age 14....
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    “As soon as public service ceases to be the chief business of the citizens, and they would rather serve with their money than with their persons, the State is not far from its fall”
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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    Dear Abby

    Pauline Phillips, better known as Dear Abby, 94. http://www.nj.com/entertainment/inde..._river_default
    "He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?" Jeremiah 22:16

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    Quote Originally posted by kjel View post
    Pauline Phillips, better known as Dear Abby, 94. http://www.nj.com/entertainment/inde..._river_default
    I swear she's died 3 or 4 times already.
    "I'm very important. I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany"

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    Conrad Bain - the father on Diff'rent Strokes has died
    "Whatever beer I'm drinking, is better than the one I'm not." DMLW
    "Budweiser sells a product they reflectively insist on calling beer." John Oliver

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    Quote Originally posted by btrage View post
    I swear she's died 3 or 4 times already.
    You may be thinking of her sister
    People will miss that it once meant something to be Southern or Midwestern. It doesn't mean much now, except for the climate. The question, “Where are you from?” doesn't lead to anything odd or interesting. They live somewhere near a Gap store, and what else do you need to know? - Garrison Keillor

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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post
    You may be thinking of her sister
    Got it.
    "I'm very important. I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany"

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    Stan 'THE MAN' Musial dies at 92
    http://www.stltoday.com/sports/baseb...97f7a263a.html

    Playing his entire 22-season career with the Cardinals - that does not happen much any more
    Selected to play in a record-tying 24 All-Star Games
    At the time of his retirement, held or shared 17 major league records, 29 National League records, and nine All-Star Game records
    Served as the Cardinals' general manager in 1967 and then quit after his team won both the National League title and World Series that year.
    Selected to the Major League Baseball All-Century team in 1999
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    Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves?
    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
    From Kelly's Heroes (1970)


    Are you sure you're not hurt ?
    No. Just some parts wake up faster than others.
    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
    From Electric Horseman (1979)

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    Earl Weaver, former Baltimore Orioles manager, dies at 82:
    http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports...nager/1847255/

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    Quote Originally posted by JNA View post
    Stan 'THE MAN' Musial dies at 92
    http://www.stltoday.com/sports/baseb...97f7a263a.html

    Playing his entire 22-season career with the Cardinals - that does not happen much any more
    Selected to play in a record-tying 24 All-Star Games
    At the time of his retirement, held or shared 17 major league records, 29 National League records, and nine All-Star Game records
    Served as the Cardinals' general manager in 1967 and then quit after his team won both the National League title and World Series that year.
    Selected to the Major League Baseball All-Century team in 1999
    Any idea how he could have played in 24 All-Star Games in 22 seasons?
    “Death comes when memories of the past exceed the vision for the future.”

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    Quote Originally posted by ofos View post
    Any idea how he could have played in 24 All-Star Games in 22 seasons?
    spent his entire 22-year career with the Cardinals and made the All-Star team 24 times — baseball held two All-Star games each summer for a few seasons
    http://abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireSto...ge-92-18260677

    History of double header all-star games
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1959_Ma...e_(first_game)
    Oddball
    Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves?
    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
    From Kelly's Heroes (1970)


    Are you sure you're not hurt ?
    No. Just some parts wake up faster than others.
    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
    From Electric Horseman (1979)

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    Quote Originally posted by JNA View post
    Stan 'THE MAN' Musial dies at 92
    http://www.stltoday.com/sports/baseb...97f7a263a.html

    Playing his entire 22-season career with the Cardinals - that does not happen much any more
    Selected to play in a record-tying 24 All-Star Games
    At the time of his retirement, held or shared 17 major league records, 29 National League records, and nine All-Star Game records
    Served as the Cardinals' general manager in 1967 and then quit after his team won both the National League title and World Series that year.
    Selected to the Major League Baseball All-Century team in 1999
    It's NOT TRUE I tell you! It can't be true! It's some Chicago Cubs conspiracy to wreak havoc in St. Louis, I tell you!

    RIP Stan Musial, the greatest St. Louis Cardinal! Fact that astonishes me the most: Stan had a record 3630 hits in his career (until Pete 'the cheat' Rose broke it)and of those he had 1,815 at home and 1,815 on the road. Can you say consistency?
    Je suis Charlie

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    Patty Andrews, last of the Andrews Sisters, dies at 94. My mom was a big fan.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/31/ar...t-94.html?_r=0

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    Ed Koch - former New York City Mayor passes away at 88

    http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/...icle-1.1252914
    Oddball
    Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves?
    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
    From Kelly's Heroes (1970)


    Are you sure you're not hurt ?
    No. Just some parts wake up faster than others.
    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
    From Electric Horseman (1979)

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    Quote Originally posted by JNA View post
    Ed Koch - former New York City Mayor passes away at 88

    http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/...icle-1.1252914
    Nice pictorial obituary here http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/201...0301-KOCH.html
    "He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?" Jeremiah 22:16

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    You done okay, Mayor Koch. You done okay. RIP.
    Je suis Charlie

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    Andre Cassagnes
    Inventor of Etch A Sketch dies in France at 86
    http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/o...rance-18386589

    Should have been part of everybody's childhood.
    Oddball
    Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves?
    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
    From Kelly's Heroes (1970)


    Are you sure you're not hurt ?
    No. Just some parts wake up faster than others.
    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
    From Electric Horseman (1979)

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    X Games Snowmobile Star Caleb Moore dies days after crashing in Freestyle Snowmobiling and X Games has its first death in its 18 year history.
    @GigCityPlanner

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