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Old Feb 16th 2020, 7:48 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Yes, but the converse does not apply. We don't get to vilify people in this way about whom we really know nothing real just because they are celebrities
.... Undoubtedly true six months ago Lion, but as we know the UK's now changed course; - by its population's overwhelming choice/s. What you express should be the case in any normally balanced community or nation; - a strand of decency.
My comments are what, I believe, the UK is morphing into - rather quickly under populist leadership.

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No, it isn't. It might be how some English people think, it's not how all English people think.
Very well, I hope you're proved right s o s.

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Old Feb 17th 2020, 7:52 am
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Harry Gregg OBE, Former Manchester United goalkeeper, and a Munich survivor has died at the age of 87. After the crash, he went back into the plane to help rescue others, including Bobby Charlton. He was also Northern Ireland's goalkeeper.

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.... Undoubtedly true six months ago Lion, but as we know the UK's now changed course; - by its population's overwhelming choice/s. What you express should be the case in any normally balanced community or nation; - a strand of decency.
My comments are what, I believe, the UK is morphing into - rather quickly under populist leadership.


Very well, I hope you're proved right s o s.
They shall not pass.
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Old Feb 17th 2020, 4:56 pm
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DJ Andrew Weatherall. Acid house and techno pioneer.

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Mike Hughes, the homemade steam-powered rocket rider, as noted in another thread:
https://britishexpats.com/forum/show...postcount=8052
What a guy. Not an unsurprising ending, but I hope someone looks after his cats.
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Katherine Johnson of NASA

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What an amazing and accomplished woman! I had no idea that she had attained such a great age, though of course, doing the math (her subject, not mine, LOL!), she would have to have done.
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Old Feb 26th 2020, 5:01 pm
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https://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/...assed_away.php

Kazuhisa Hashimoto. It's a bit of a geeky one perhaps, but gamers might recognise the name.
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Old Feb 27th 2020, 12:04 am
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An alleged man-beater.... Saves the UK taxpayer a trial & possible prison place.
Wow, what a lovely fella you are.
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Old Mar 2nd 2020, 5:19 pm
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https://www.huffpost.com/entry/james...olaMQ4YRE_y878

James Lipton, of the "Inside the Actors Studio", 93
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James Lipton, of the "Inside the Actors Studio", 93
I really enjoyed that show. He was a great interviewer.
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Old Mar 9th 2020, 12:40 pm
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Max Von Sydow, age 90, Game of Thrones among the more than 100 films and TV programmes
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_von_Sydow
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Max Von Sydow, age 90, Game of Thrones among the more than 100 films and TV programmes
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_von_Sydow

He was only 90? I had no idea he was still around at all.
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Max Von Sydow, age 90, Game of Thrones among the more than 100 films and TV programmes
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_von_Sydow

The Exorcist and Flash Gordon, for me.
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Old Mar 9th 2020, 1:21 pm
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The Exorcist and Flash Gordon, for me.
And Three Days of the Condor with that chilling exchange:

Joubert : Would you move from the window, please?

Janice : I won't scream.

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