2016 CELEBRITY DEAD POOL!!!

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2016 CELEBRITY DEAD POOL!!!

Postby Minneapolitan » 19 Dec 2015, 18:54

Who's going to "kick the bucket" in 2016?

Pick TEN celebrities you think will die. Whoever has the most correct picks at the end of 2016 wins! Be sure to spread the word about this Dead Pool before January 1st, 2016!

Rules of the Dead Pool

1. The game ends at 11:59pm, December 31, 2016.

2. All picks must have some element of celebrity, fame or political relevance so that an announcement will be mentioned in some credible news source.

3. No pick may be currently under a state-mandated death sentence, nor may their celebrity or fame be based solely on their moribund state or terminal illness. This includes members of terrorist organizations and/or hostages.

4. You may choose less than ten celebrities, but may NOT choose more than ten. Multiple individuals under one name will not be allowed (i.e. The Rolling Stones).

5. No pick may be older than 99 years of age as of December 31, 2015. All picks must be real and human.

6. In the unlikely event of a tie, the ages of the dead celebrities picked will be averaged. The player with the YOUNGEST average wins. However, this matters little if your celebrities don't die! So pick wisely.


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Notes

- You are allowed to change your picks at any time before January 1st, 2016. Everyone can see when a post has been edited, so any list of celebrities submitted after 11:59pm, December 31st, 2015, will be disqualified. Because players live in different time zones, I will go by each player's zone (this likely won't be an issue).

- If confusion exists about an actual date of death, I will go by the date most agreed upon by the press.

- I keep a close watch daily for dead celebrities, and I will make the official announcements of death.

- If you have questions about the validity of a celebrity, send a private message to Minneapolitan (me).

- Previous Dead Pools: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009.


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Re: 2016 CELEBRITY DEAD POOL!!!

Postby Minneapolitan » 19 Dec 2015, 18:55

:arrow: A consolidated list of the 2016 picks can be found HERE.

CURRENT LEADER BOARD:

attitudes (Nancy Reagan, Alan Young, Muhammad Ali, Fidel Castro, Zsa Zsa Gabor)

The Pez (Abe Vigoda, Nancy Reagan, Fidel Castro, Zsa Zsa Gabor)
gsmx (Joey Feek, Tom Libous, Fidel Castro, Zsa Zsa Gabor)

Jegpeg (George Gaynes, John Glenn, Zsa Zsa Gabor)
Peanut (Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Muhammad Ali, Zsa Zsa Gabor)

asudevil (Nancy Reagan, Zsa Zsa Gabor)
connect4 (Nancy Reagan, Zsa Gabor)
Kithchener (Abe Vigoda, João Havelange)
Minneapolitan (Fidel Castro, Zsa Zsa Gabor)
Rolan A Doobie (Joey Feek, Zsa Zsa Gabor)

Lucifers-Hammer (Zsa Zsa Gabor)
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Re: 2016 CELEBRITY DEAD POOL!!!

Postby Minneapolitan » 19 Dec 2015, 18:57

Here are my picks, with their ages:

Chuck Berry (89)
Fidel Castro (89)
Beverly Cleary (99)
Bobby Doerr (97)
Kirk Douglas (99)
Zsa Zsa Gabor (98)
Valerie Harper (76)
Jerry Lewis (89)
Pope Benedict XVI (88)
Jerry Stiller (88)
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Re: 2016 CELEBRITY DEAD POOL!!!

Postby Peanut » 19 Dec 2015, 19:35

OK, so I did so well this year, I'm just going to re-post almost the same list again..

1. Shane MacGowan (58)
2. Javier Perez de Cuellar (95)
3. Boutros Boutros-Ghali (94)
4. Dame Vera Lynn (98)
5. Mohamed Ali (73)
6. Zsa Zsa Gabor (98)
7. Billy Graham (97)
8. The Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Phillip)(94)
9. Kirk Douglas (99)
10. Manuel Noriega (81)
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Re: 2016 CELEBRITY DEAD POOL!!!

Postby Lucifers-Hammer » 19 Dec 2015, 19:56

Maureen O'Hara (95)
Chuck Berry (89)
Jimmy Carter (91)
Doris Day (91)
Don Rickles (89)
Olivia de Havilland (99)
Billy Graham (97)
Kirk Douglas (99)
Zsa Zsa Gabor (98)
Carol Channing (94)
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Re: 2016 CELEBRITY DEAD POOL!!!

Postby Don Juan of Austria » 19 Dec 2015, 20:27

Just a suggestion, don't get over zealous on trying to win. I.e. no shooting rampages or posionings. ;)
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Re: 2016 CELEBRITY DEAD POOL!!!

Postby asudevil » 19 Dec 2015, 21:50

Kirk Douglas
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Olivia de Havilland
Jerry Lewis
George HW Bush
Nancy Reagan
Beverly Cleary
Pope Benedict XVI
Billy Graham (televangelist)
Michael J Fox
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Re: 2016 CELEBRITY DEAD POOL!!!

Postby The Pez » 25 Dec 2015, 23:30

Fidel Castro, 88
Kirk Douglas, 99
Abe Vigoda, 94
George H W Bush, 91
Vera Lynn, 98
Doris Day, 93
Betty White, 93
Nancy Reagan, 94
Clive James, 76
Zsa Zsa Gabor, 98

One more year on Gabor. If she's still alive come next December, I will accept her immortality.
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Re: 2016 CELEBRITY DEAD POOL!!!

Postby Kithchener » 26 Dec 2015, 17:33

Deathpool 2016 and age as of 31st December 2015

1. Kirk Douglas (99)
2. Jimmy Carter (91)
3. Vera Lynn (98)
4. Suge Knight (50)
5. Walter Wulfgang (92)
6. King Michael I of Romania (94)
7. Billy Graham (preacher) (97)
8. João Havelange- (99)
9. Abe Vigoda- (94)
10. Valerie Harper- (76)

Tad generic this year (my successful picks last year were the ones no-one else got). We'll see how this goes.
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Re: 2016 CELEBRITY DEAD POOL!!!

Postby Rolan A Doobie » 28 Dec 2015, 07:13

Zsa Zsa Gabor, actress
Bob Dole, politician
Billy Graham, reverend
Pope Benedict XVI, nazi
Clive James, author
Valerie Harper, actress
Stephen Hawking, scientist
Joey Feek, singer
Burt Reynolds, bandit
Jared Fogle, prisonerScott Putensky, musician

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