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Do we have to do anything else to be in the game other than list soon-to-be-deceased? Because

Donald Trump
Bob Dylan
Jimmy Carter
Betty White
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tgb wrote:Do we have to do anything else to be in the game other than list soon-to-be-deceased? Because

Donald Trump
Bob Dylan
Jimmy Carter
Betty White
Depending on which Bannonite is installed to run the CIA, it might be a savvy bet to add Meryl Streep and Joss Whedon. :ninja:
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James Gregory. I thought he died years ago, but I was just looking at the lineup at a new comedy club opening up here and I saw him booked to appear.
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Z-Corn wrote:
LawBeefaroni wrote:Back on topic, Kris Kristofferson. I swear I've seen his obit like 5 times.

Sad to say...it might not be long...he's not doing to good lately...

Kris is still going!

now, Glen Campbell - i keep thinking he's dead, but it's just the Alzheimer's that's put him away out of the public eye.

and Waylon, i thought was still alive, but he really is dead, and has been for almost 15 years now.

(Willie's gonna be with us awhile, i just know it.)

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Willie and Kris are the only two of that crowd left and they both look the same as they did 20 years ago. From that era I only was able to see George and Merle perform live. I wish I could have seen them all.

New country music is the absolute worst. Seriously, I can't think of a type of music I like less. The other day I was watching a halftime show and some new country guy comes out with his hit song called "Chillin' It." Just the name alone pissed me off. Now classic country, that's another story. That's some of the best music ever made.

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Cole Swindell. The local afternoon drive program gets good traction out of mocking Luke Bryan.

Mass media country these days is about as deep as a glass of iced tea.

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Lassr wrote:James Gregory. I thought he died years ago, but I was just looking at the lineup at a new comedy club opening up here and I saw him booked to appear.
Maybe you were thinking of this one

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sgoldj wrote:
Lassr wrote:James Gregory. I thought he died years ago, but I was just looking at the lineup at a new comedy club opening up here and I saw him booked to appear.
Maybe you were thinking of this one
That's who I was thinking of.
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I saw Dick Gregory on a recent comedy show.
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Now there's somebody I thought was long gone. And still doing comedy you say?
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Rose Marie outlives Mary Tyler Moore. Who'da thunk it?

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Kraken wrote:Rose Marie outlives Mary Tyler Moore. Who'da thunk it?
Not to mention Lou Grant.
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Holman wrote:
Kraken wrote:Rose Marie outlives Mary Tyler Moore. Who'da thunk it?
Not to mention Lou Grant.
Nanette Fabray - she played Mary's mother in a couple of episodes of MTM show. She's 97. And Valerie Harper, who is 3 years younger than Mary but had lung cancer that metastasized to her brain a few years ago, but still alive.
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I thought Valerie Harper died a few years ago. Glad to hear otherwise.

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Kraken wrote:Rose Marie outlives Mary Tyler Moore. Who'da thunk it?
Really? I figured she was dead when stopped seeing Bounty commercials with her in them.

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coopasonic wrote:Misao Okawa - 5 March 1898 - 1 April 2015
Jeralean Talley - May 23, 1899- June 17, 2015
Bernice Madigan - July 24, 1899 - January 3, 2015

Susannah Mushatt Jones - July 6, 1899 ->
Emma Morano - November 29, 1899 ->

Three down, two to go.
Susannah Mushatt Jones - July 6, 1899 -> May 12, 2016
Emma Morano - November 29, 1899 -> April 15, 2017

And then there were none. :(
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Jeff V wrote:
Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:42 am
Kraken wrote:Rose Marie outlives Mary Tyler Moore. Who'da thunk it?
Really? I figured she was dead when stopped seeing Bounty commercials with her in them.

this sounds familiar...

i found out Stan Lee's birthday is the day after mine. December Capricorn - he just turned 95. Excelsior!

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Are these people truly living or are they simply alive? Does age without thought count?
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McNutt wrote:
Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:29 am
I thought Valerie Harper died a few years ago. Glad to hear otherwise.
I hate to break it to you.

WaPo
Valerie Harper, the actress best known for her performances on two of the most popular sitcoms of the 1970s as the chronically single, irrepressibly funny New Yorker Rhoda Morgenstern, died Aug. 30 at 80.

Her daughter, Cristina Cacciotti, confirmed her death. Other details were not immediately available. Ms. Harper had successfully battled lung cancer but revealed in 2013 a new diagnosis of brain cancer. In public, she long continued to display the pluck that had endeared her to millions of TV viewers for generations.
I didn't make the connection with Valerie / The Hogan Family. It was my first experience with Jason Bateman, and I still enjoy seeing Steve Witting pop up in odd places, like gum commercials.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014 9:35 pm
Ken Nordine - he had a regular radio show up to a few years ago and is still updating his YouTube page with new poetry/word-art/rambles (he's 94 now).
died in February, age 98 :/
hitbyambulance wrote:
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Montag wrote:Kirk Douglas
and at the age of 97, still blogging
apparently now unable to write anymore (according to the handlers at his website), but still going at 102 years old
hitbyambulance wrote:
Thu Apr 14, 2016 4:56 am
and does anybody here remember Vera Lynn?
102!
hitbyambulance wrote:
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Beverly Cleary just turned 100
amazingly, she's now 103 years old.

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One wouldn't have guessed that it would be Ed Asner and Betty White who remain. :think:

Huh, I thought Hunkle "Gavin MacLeod" was gone already. :think:
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Max Peck wrote:
Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:42 pm
Max Peck wrote:
coopasonic wrote:Misao Okawa - 5 March 1898 - 1 April 2015
Jeralean Talley - May 23, 1899- June 17, 2015
Bernice Madigan - July 24, 1899 - January 3, 2015

Susannah Mushatt Jones - July 6, 1899 ->
Emma Morano - November 29, 1899 ->

Three down, two to go.
Susannah Mushatt Jones - July 6, 1899 -> May 12, 2016
Emma Morano - November 29, 1899 -> April 15, 2017

And then there were none. :(
I saw an article recently (no time to rediscover it, sorry) make the point that many of the "oldest living people" probably aren't.

Many of them live or grew up in areas with little to no reliable record-keeping. When we hear that (e.g.) a still-living rural South Asian woman was born in 1905, it's very likely that she has no records to establish the fact, and her current age is based on a census or self-reported survey taken in 1960, when she thought she was 55. Biologically, she might only have been 45 or something, but who's counting?

This phenomenon is more widespread than you might think. Consider how easily we rewrite our histories and incorporate other people's accounts of the past into our "memories." This is even more easily and naturally done when you're the oldest living member of your community, and that's not even counting the effects of aging on the brain itself.
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For a reason I don't understand, I really thought that Chris O'Dowd , the tall guy from It Crowd, was dead. Well he isn't.
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Montag wrote:Kirk Douglas
103 was the limit.

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Isgrimnur wrote:
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Montag wrote:Kirk Douglas
103 was the limit.
NOOOOOOOOOOoooooooo

thought for sure he'd make it to 107

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He will always be one of the greats who stood up to McCarthyism when most of his peers were backing down or spilling their guts. They don’t make ‘em tougher. RIP, hero.
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hepcat wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:43 pm
He will always be one of the greats who stood up to McCarthyism when most of his peers were backing down or spilling their guts. They don’t make ‘em tougher. RIP, hero.
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:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

I KNEW I wasn't going insane!

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Max Peck wrote:
Thu Apr 14, 2016 12:19 pm
hitbyambulance wrote:and does anybody here remember Vera Lynn?
:clap:
:(

20 Mar 1917 - 18 Jun 2020
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Max Peck wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 10:40 am
Max Peck wrote:
Thu Apr 14, 2016 12:19 pm
hitbyambulance wrote:and does anybody here remember Vera Lynn?
:clap:
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20 Mar 20 1917 - 18 Jun 2020
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hitbyambulance wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:38 pm
Max Peck wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 10:40 am
Max Peck wrote:
Thu Apr 14, 2016 12:19 pm
hitbyambulance wrote:and does anybody here remember Vera Lynn?
:clap:
:(

20 Mar 20 1917 - 18 Jun 2020
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tgb
beat me to it. :D

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I thought my mother would be dead a long time ago. If I worried about everything she worries about I'm pretty sure I'd be dead by now. :mrgreen:
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Don't be so sure.
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Archinerd wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:35 pm
Alefroth wrote:
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tgb
beat me to it. :D
He was bound to come back when his fling with Olivia DeHavilland went moribund.

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That's the problem with dating younger women.
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Oh snap!

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James Hong

This man is a legend to me. In SO many things Ive watched my entire life. Once I saw him in R.I.P.D I no longer saw Ryan Reynolds as much as I saw James Hong. My favorite of him though is of course Big Trouble in Little China. 91 years and still going. I salute this man.
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