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  1. Thread: RIP Terry Jones

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    I've read that Chapman's irresponsibility was...

    I've read that Chapman's irresponsibility was related to his alcoholism.
  2. Thread: RIP Terry Jones

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    But in saying "four to go" Cleese was including...

    But in saying "four to go" Cleese was including himself (along with Idle, Gilliam, and Palin).
  3. Thread: RIP Terry Jones

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    For any of you who might feel that this isn't in...

    For any of you who might feel that this isn't in the best of taste, it is a quote attributed to John Cleese.
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    Smith actually had a speaking role in the Burt...

    Smith actually had a speaking role in the Burt Lancaster film "Ulzana's Raid."
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    JK isn't obscure.

    JK isn't obscure.
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    So its Helsinki and Los Angeles. The younger is...

    So its Helsinki and Los Angeles. The younger is Dean Smith. I suspect that the older may have been a distance runner.
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    So the younger was born in 1932 and the older was...

    So the younger was born in 1932 and the older was born in 1907. The younger was born in North America won in Europe. By the timing it sounds like Rome. Might be Otis Davis who I recall was born in...
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    Thanks. I missed that. I'd been working my way...

    Thanks. I missed that. I'd been working my way through calling one maybe the Salad Bowl, and another the Fruit Bowl, and then I thought of the obvious, the "Toilet Bowl" for some teams with...
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    The Toilet Bowl?

    The Toilet Bowl?
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    "[a] 2008 report commissioned by the Australian...

    "[a] 2008 report commissioned by the Australian government predicted that global warming would cause the nation's fire seasons to begin earlier, end later, and become more intense - starting around...
  11. Thread: RIP BuckHenry

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    Henry and Alan Abel were able to carry on the...

    Henry and Alan Abel were able to carry on the SINA hoax from 1959 until 1965. I remember hearing that their office was actually a broom closet in a Manhattan office building. Brilliant!
  12. Thread: RIP BuckHenry

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    My first recollection of his work was when he was...

    My first recollection of his work was when he was all over the radio in New York (with an assumed name) promoting that animals should be clothed because it was indecent for them not to be.
  13. Thread: Austrian ranker

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    I think that Thun made the cover of T&Fn back in...

    I think that Thun made the cover of T&Fn back in the days of multiple b&w photos on the cover.
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    I could never understand the inclusion of "style...

    I could never understand the inclusion of "style points" in ski jumping. Presumably if your style is off you won't soar as far anyway.
  15. Thread: Surprise Winner

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    Jones showed up overweight and Mashburn was...

    Jones showed up overweight and Mashburn was injured. By the time the finals rolled around Jenkins probably wasn't much of a surprise.
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    Brad Dexter

    Brad Dexter
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    I remember watching that Superstars competition...

    I remember watching that Superstars competition on T.V. He was winning until he was wiped out in a bike collision. I think he finished fourth overall (Just looked up on-line to confirm that he...
  18. Thread: Current movies

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    The only films that I've seen in a while have...

    The only films that I've seen in a while have been "Motherless Brooklyn" and "JoJo Rabbit". I enjoyed them both. Both were in multiplexes. The sound system was much better for "Motherless" which...
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    I certainly don't have any quarrel with this...

    I certainly don't have any quarrel with this practice, but wonder if it should be more stringent - say any mark within a year of the drug DQ.
  20. Thread: 1917

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    Last two times I've gone to the movies...

    Last two times I've gone to the movies ("Motherless Brooklyn" & JoJo Rabbit") the coming attraction for "1917" has popped up.
    "Birdman" reportedly had some long continuous takes.
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    Thanks for tweaking my brain. I meant the...

    Thanks for tweaking my brain. I meant the Diamond League Final.
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    My favorite competition was the men's shot put in...

    My favorite competition was the men's shot put in Doha. My favorite individual race to watch was Donovan Brazier's 800 meter performance in Doha.
  23. Thread: Susan & Gary

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    Thoughts. The two gold medals had to be in a...

    Thoughts. The two gold medals had to be in a sprint and in a relay event. Medals won in either 1948 or 1952. If the person grew up near an Olympic Stadium that rules out Caribbean runners....
  24. Thread: Matt Dillon

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    Was Goldwater's running mate in '64 named Ed...

    Was Goldwater's running mate in '64 named Ed Miller?
  25. Thread: Dwight Stones

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    Whoever it is, its not Osborn.

    Whoever it is, its not Osborn.
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