Dead Pool 2012

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That's what I'm saying. Deniece is still alive and kicking afaik.

The Austerity of PONIES (beachville), Sunday, 12 February 2012 16:02 (2 years ago) Permalink

Gary Carter dead.

Jeff, Friday, 17 February 2012 00:06 (2 years ago) Permalink


jaymc, Friday, 17 February 2012 00:24 (2 years ago) Permalink

1 month passes...

jim stynes RIP :(

less of the same (darraghmac), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 02:43 (2 years ago) Permalink

3 weeks pass...

Updated for Dick Clark (18 points for silby).

sockless in moccasins (jaymc), Wednesday, 18 April 2012 22:06 (2 years ago) Permalink

Oh man.

raw feel vegan (silby), Wednesday, 18 April 2012 22:14 (2 years ago) Permalink

Robin Gibbs out of coma; Abdelbaset al-Megrahi on death's door, possibly for real this time; Raven Alexis didn't have cancer lol

the acquisition and practice of music is unfavourable to the health of (abanana), Monday, 30 April 2012 10:28 (2 years ago) Permalink

And Simon H. -- who picked MCA -- debuts in 7th place.

sockless in moccasins (jaymc), Friday, 4 May 2012 18:23 (2 years ago) Permalink

With Maurice Sendak's death, Remy appears on the leaderboard as well.

sockless in moccasins (jaymc), Tuesday, 8 May 2012 13:16 (2 years ago) Permalink


(Name Withheld to Avoid Hassle) (forksclovetofu), Tuesday, 8 May 2012 15:39 (2 years ago) Permalink

RIP Carroll Shelby, 1923-2012

Lee626, Saturday, 12 May 2012 08:23 (2 years ago) Permalink

oops already mentioned on rolling RIP thread

Lee626, Saturday, 12 May 2012 08:31 (2 years ago) Permalink

Only an asteroid hitting the earth can help me now.

Aimless, Saturday, 12 May 2012 11:11 (2 years ago) Permalink

oops already mentioned on rolling RIP thread

No, thanks for posting here, too. I wouldn't have seen it otherwise, and now Elvis Telecom has 11 points.

Carrie Antwoord (jaymc), Saturday, 12 May 2012 14:04 (2 years ago) Permalink

Raven Alexis didn't have cancer lol

I'd be impressed if Raven faked her illness and recovery for no other reason than to troll dead pool betters.

barman's bar mitz (unregistered), Saturday, 12 May 2012 16:13 (2 years ago) Permalink

Am waiting for the fall to kill off my old people and the holiday season to drive my depressives to suicide. I am still in it to win it.

Three Word Username, Saturday, 12 May 2012 20:11 (2 years ago) Permalink

Updated for al-Megrahi.

Never translate Dutch (jaymc), Sunday, 20 May 2012 15:10 (2 years ago) Permalink

Finally, dude died.

Jeff, Sunday, 20 May 2012 15:11 (2 years ago) Permalink

14 of us just got a point bump. :(

Simon H., Monday, 21 May 2012 01:11 (2 years ago) Permalink

Yup, just now updated for Gibb, too. You're in the top 5, Simon.

Never translate Dutch (jaymc), Tuesday, 22 May 2012 13:10 (2 years ago) Permalink

4 weeks pass...

Hosni Mubarak needs to make up his mind if he is dead or not.

Jeff, Tuesday, 19 June 2012 23:22 (2 years ago) Permalink

An Ariel Sharon for this year's pool pickers.

ailsa, Wednesday, 20 June 2012 06:44 (2 years ago) Permalink

1 month passes...

some folk due points for Geoffrey Hughes (not me, though I had him last year).

ailsa, Saturday, 28 July 2012 16:36 (2 years ago) Permalink

Added, thx.

Trewster Dare (jaymc), Saturday, 28 July 2012 16:45 (2 years ago) Permalink

Ernest Borgnine also died.

abanana, Saturday, 28 July 2012 22:09 (2 years ago) Permalink

Now updated for Borgnine as well.

Trewster Dare (jaymc), Saturday, 28 July 2012 22:23 (2 years ago) Permalink

so does Dom hold the all-time record (327 points in 2010)? it's gonna be hard to beat, but I'll do my best...

starfish succulents (unregistered), Saturday, 28 July 2012 23:02 (2 years ago) Permalink

1 month passes...

Andy Williams, Michael Dokes, Aditya Dev. RIP. Gimme points.

obamana (abanana), Wednesday, 26 September 2012 14:42 (1 year ago) Permalink

No idea who Dokes or Dev are, but OK. You're now in the lead!

Sandy Denny Real Estate (jaymc), Wednesday, 26 September 2012 15:11 (1 year ago) Permalink

My strategy this year of picking mainly at-risk young-guns isn't working out.

Frobisher the (Viceroy), Friday, 28 September 2012 22:30 (1 year ago) Permalink

The "Courtney Love" gambit.

Norah Jones Protest Vote (Eazy), Friday, 28 September 2012 23:22 (1 year ago) Permalink

courtney will live forever.

sriracha bishop (get bent), Friday, 28 September 2012 23:42 (1 year ago) Permalink

much to our chagrin.

bell biv devo (Stevie D(eux)), Saturday, 29 September 2012 05:31 (1 year ago) Permalink

2 weeks pass...

I hit one last night. Bummed about the death, but gimmee the points.

Three Word Username, Friday, 19 October 2012 07:34 (1 year ago) Permalink

I went long, hoping for a massive year of young celebrity death, but unfortunately it's mostly been awesome old people this year.

sorcery is in the gutter (how's life), Friday, 19 October 2012 09:29 (1 year ago) Permalink

Bump for my dang points.

Three Word Username, Monday, 22 October 2012 16:32 (1 year ago) Permalink

Easy, easy. Got it. (David S. Ware, I assume? Weirdly both of the dudes you scored points on were 62 y/o.)

Sandy Denny Real Estate (jaymc), Monday, 22 October 2012 17:33 (1 year ago) Permalink

Welp, guess I know how long I got left, then.

Three Word Username, Monday, 22 October 2012 18:54 (1 year ago) Permalink

2 weeks pass...

Bumping for my 29 Bill Tarmey points :(

ailsa, Friday, 9 November 2012 16:16 (1 year ago) Permalink

Who are these people? (Got it.)

Sandy Denny Real Estate (jaymc), Friday, 9 November 2012 23:23 (1 year ago) Permalink

2 weeks pass...

Updated for Larry Hagman.

Jake Roo (jaymc), Saturday, 24 November 2012 15:45 (1 year ago) Permalink

3 weeks pass...

Bumping for my Maurice Herzog points.

Elvis Telecom, Saturday, 15 December 2012 21:41 (1 year ago) Permalink

Now updated for Herzog, Ravi Shankar, and Patrick Moore.

As the year draws to a close, I'll go through and see if there's anyone else I've missed. If you happen to know that I've missed one of your picks, feel free to mention it here.

Sax Blatterday (jaymc), Wednesday, 19 December 2012 16:50 (1 year ago) Permalink

Elvis Telecom -- if we'd been scoring by the raw number of correct predix, you'd be tied for 3rd. With the age points factored in, you're 20th.

Sax Blatterday (jaymc), Wednesday, 19 December 2012 16:53 (1 year ago) Permalink

So I won?

abanana, Wednesday, 2 January 2013 06:54 (1 year ago) Permalink

r.i.p. it up and start again, jaymc

buzza, Wednesday, 2 January 2013 07:17 (1 year ago) Permalink

Not doing one this year?

Mark G, Wednesday, 2 January 2013 14:15 (1 year ago) Permalink

Of course jaymc will.

Jeff, Wednesday, 2 January 2013 14:16 (1 year ago) Permalink

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