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R.I.P. Carrie Fisher, George Michael, and Ricky Harris
« on: December 27, 2016, 01:33:24 PM »

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Three entertainers all dying in the last couple of days at 60 or younger.  Pretty sad.
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2016 has really been a sucky year. This is probably the only year I remember where so many big named personalities are passing away on the same year.

Bowie, Prince, Lemmy, Ali, Howe, Alan Rickman... Jesus, that's just a few.

An entire galaxy will be mourning for Carrie Fisher.
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... and Richard Adams, who was much older. Watership Down is still a classic.

2016 has been a pretty lousy year.  Bowie, Prince, Ali, Nancy Reagan, Princess Leia. Icons all. Gordie Howe, Pat Summit, Arnold Palmer, Gene Wilder, John Glenn, Alan Thicke, Craig Sager, Leonard Cohen, Jose Fernandez,  Florence Henderson, Gwen Ifill, Janet Reno, Anton Yelchin.  Thanks to all for making my life better. RIP.

And Fidel Castro died too.
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Celebrity deaths were bound to accelerate just because we're now ~40-60 years out from a major growth period in mass media.  In other words, more aging and elderly famous people than ever. But this has been an especially brutal year, and too many losses from those in their 50s and 60s.

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Yea terrible year rip

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Another big death year.  2009 where Micheal Jackson , Patric Swayze, Ed McMann,  David Carridean , Farrah Fawcett and host of others was bizarre . Most of these with in like two week span


RIP to all.
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2016 has really been a sucky year. This is probably the only year I remember where so many big named personalities are passing away on the same year.

Bowie, Prince, Lemmy, Ali, Howe, Alan Rickman... Jesus, that's just a few.

An entire galaxy will be mourning for Carrie Fisher.

Oh yeah....Greg Lake just died too....ELP

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... and Richard Adams, who was much older. Watership Down is still a classic.

2016 has been a pretty lousy year.  Bowie, Prince, Ali, Nancy Reagan, Princess Leia. Icons all. Gordie Howe, Pat Summit, Arnold Palmer, Gene Wilder, John Glenn, Alan Thicke, Craig Sager, Leonard Cohen, Jose Fernandez,  Florence Henderson, Gwen Ifill, Janet Reno, Anton Yelchin.  Thanks to all for making my life better. RIP.

And Fidel Castro died too.

Antonin Scalia, as well.
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... and Richard Adams, who was much older. Watership Down is still a classic.

2016 has been a pretty lousy year.  Bowie, Prince, Ali, Nancy Reagan, Princess Leia. Icons all. Gordie Howe, Pat Summit, Arnold Palmer, Gene Wilder, John Glenn, Alan Thicke, Craig Sager, Leonard Cohen, Jose Fernandez,  Florence Henderson, Gwen Ifill, Janet Reno, Anton Yelchin.  Thanks to all for making my life better. RIP.

And Fidel Castro died too.

Maurice White of Earth Wind & Fire as well.  EWF is still one of my favorites and that one hurt me.

Tough, tough year.

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... and Richard Adams, who was much older. Watership Down is still a classic.

2016 has been a pretty lousy year.  Bowie, Prince, Ali, Nancy Reagan, Princess Leia. Icons all. Gordie Howe, Pat Summit, Arnold Palmer, Gene Wilder, John Glenn, Alan Thicke, Craig Sager, Leonard Cohen, Jose Fernandez,  Florence Henderson, Gwen Ifill, Janet Reno, Anton Yelchin.  Thanks to all for making my life better. RIP.

And Fidel Castro died too.

Jeez, I'm not sure how I forgot him. Another icon.

Antonin Scalia, as well.


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Tons of people die every year and as rockers and stars age there will be more, such is life.
May they RIP

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Tons of people die every year and as rockers and stars age there will be more, such is life.
May they RIP


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... and Richard Adams, who was much older. Watership Down is still a classic.

2016 has been a pretty lousy year.  Bowie, Prince, Ali, Nancy Reagan, Princess Leia. Icons all. Gordie Howe, Pat Summit, Arnold Palmer, Gene Wilder, John Glenn, Alan Thicke, Craig Sager, Leonard Cohen, Jose Fernandez,  Florence Henderson, Gwen Ifill, Janet Reno, Anton Yelchin.  Thanks to all for making my life better. RIP.

And Fidel Castro died too.

Jeez, I'm not sure how I forgot him. Another icon.

Antonin Scalia, as well.

Your list made me think of this.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bOjc70f4p8

Which I hadn't thought of, or heard, in quite a while.  So thanks for that. 

RIP to all the dead peeps.

PS - is there still a way to embed videos?

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Shocking and horrible news about Carrie Fisher. Just saw the new movie last night, it was riveting. Now today I read this news, unreal.

Her death puts the very last scene in a new, very sad light.

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... and Richard Adams, who was much older. Watership Down is still a classic.

2016 has been a pretty lousy year.  Bowie, Prince, Ali, Nancy Reagan, Princess Leia. Icons all. Gordie Howe, Pat Summit, Arnold Palmer, Gene Wilder, John Glenn, Alan Thicke, Craig Sager, Leonard Cohen, Jose Fernandez,  Florence Henderson, Gwen Ifill, Janet Reno, Anton Yelchin.  Thanks to all for making my life better. RIP.

And Fidel Castro died too.

TP, Watership Down is one of my favorite books, really special stuff, great writer, glad he lived such a long and full life. I even read "Tales from Watership Down," the book of short stories he released later, it's worth checking out if you haven't already.