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Started by PaperRustler on Jan 1, 2022 11:56:02 AM
The 2022 Fully Boosted Memorial Dead Pool

Many congratulations to butterflyeffect, winner of the 2021 Dead Pool!

Welcome one and all to this year's Dead Pool. All new players welcome. The rules are simple: ten choices, one your Joker (double points). You get 100 points minus your choice's age if they die (e.g. if they are 56, you will get 44 points). Choices made up to January 7th will be active immediately; after that, we return to the usual anti-ambulance-chasing rule of a one-week wait until you get the points.

By default you still have last year's selections, currently in red; these will be changed to black once you confirm/amend your choices.

Runners and riders:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1V6xRr1BjORxK7m
oDaBWjlLr-pdNDJAZhDmlUna-YHGM/edit?usp=sharing

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PaperRustler - 01 Jan 2022 11:56:34 (#1 of 342)

I will update selections from the end of the previous thread when I've had my lunch!

ISawMontyKissingSantaCl - 01 Jan 2022 12:01:45 (#2 of 342)

Congrats Butterfly. If only I’d kept Desmond Tutu from last year, it could have been different. And thanks PR, enjoy your lunch.

ISawMontyKissingSantaCl - 01 Jan 2022 12:03:04 (#3 of 342)

BBCs list of notables from 2021

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/extra/21d8iki1kx/notabl
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Cordelia - 01 Jan 2022 12:04:33 (#4 of 342)

Thanks for another year of fabulous service PR!

brandybutterflyeffect - 01 Jan 2022 12:05:32 (#5 of 342)

Woop woop woop!

I will have a think about my 2022 picks, once I've tried my sash on for size. And well done Monty, quite a competitor!

airynothing - 01 Jan 2022 12:12:50 (#6 of 342)

My picks for 2022:Olivia Newton-John, Tom Smith (rugby), Justin Jedlica, Kim Yo-jong, George Alagiah, Jeremy Paxman, Linda Nolan, Rob Burrow, Prince Andrew, Ghislaine Maxwell (Joker)

pmcblonde - 01 Jan 2022 12:14:54 (#7 of 342)

I’ll roll mine forward, please.

Cordelia - 01 Jan 2022 12:17:18 (#8 of 342)

A few changes to mine for 2022 - thanks PR.

Bill Cosby, Katie Hopkins, Shannen Doherty, Prince Andrew, Olivia Newton-John, George Alagiah, Paul Gascoigne, Linda Nolan, Bill Turnbull, Ghislaine Maxwell (Joker)

WhoAteAllTheVincePies - 01 Jan 2022 12:24:46 (#9 of 342)

I think I'll take part again this year.

Now, who to pick....

CaptainBlack - 01 Jan 2022 12:34:07 (#10 of 342)

I'm new to this ...

Ghislaine Maxwell (J), Robert De Niro, Phil Collins, Michael J Fox, Shania Twain, George Clooney, Robbie Coltrane, Charlie Sheen, Halle Berry and Ringo Starr.

MummyHazel - 01 Jan 2022 12:35:08 (#11 of 342)

Thanks PR - happy to save on admin & keep my starting 10

nac1001 - 01 Jan 2022 12:58:15 (#12 of 342)

George Alagiah, Bill Turnbull, Billy Connolly, Charles Sobhraj, Linda Nolan, Colonel Mengistu, Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Marie Le Pen, Pele, Frank Field (J)

darkhorse - 01 Jan 2022 14:19:17 (#13 of 342)

All male list of mostly aged chaps

Warren Buffet, George Soros, Robert Duvall, Russ Tamlyn, Dick van Dyke, Sidney Poitier, Michael Gambon, Rupert Murdoch, Paul Dacre, Frederick Barclay, Ozzie Osbourne (Joker)

Although I have not thoroughly checked if they are all alive, so feel free to correct me..

cozzer - 01 Jan 2022 14:56:40 (#14 of 342)

Ghislaine Maxwell

Not going to happen

Antimatter - 01 Jan 2022 15:06:45 (#15 of 342)

Bill Turnbull, Phil Collins, Olivia Newton John, Billy Connelly, Linda Nolan, Lauren Harries, George Alagiah, Shannon Doherty, Lin Manuel Miranda, Grace Victory (Joker).

LemonGrass - 01 Jan 2022 15:09:13 (#16 of 342)

I’ll review my choices later, but I’ll still stick with Joe Jackson (a bossab recommendation).

melpomene - 01 Jan 2022 15:18:23 (#17 of 342)

Happy new year all. Can I roll mine over and have Pele in my vacancy please? Thanks PR!

EffBee - 01 Jan 2022 15:50:41 (#18 of 342)

It's high time I joined...rejoined. I'll have

Keith Richards, Boris Johnson, Queenie, Bobby Charlton, Alex Ferguson, Cher, Kenny Dalglish, Mel Brooks, Willie Nelson and Jim Dale (joker)

Tadagee - 01 Jan 2022 16:25:55 (#19 of 342)

Ghislaine Maxwell, Nigel Starmer Smith, Bill Turnbill, Dick Cheney, Harvey Weinstein, Shane MacGowan, Bill Cosby, Shannon Doherty, Frank Field (Joker), George Alagiah.

Shadrack22 - 01 Jan 2022 16:32:27 (#20 of 342)

My 2022 list:

Former Emperor Akihito, George Alagiah, Lynne Reid Banks, Gene Hackman, Francoise Hardy, Gordon Jago, Manfred Mann, Thomas Pynchon, Bill Steel, Frank Field (Joker)

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