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Re: Deathwatch 2018

Post by Gavin Chipper » Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:36 pm

Mark James wrote:
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How come you missed R. Lee Emery and Harry Anderson?
They were never on my radar.
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To be fair Dale Winston is a household name but Avicii is not a household name in his own household.
R. Lee Emery was great in Full Metal Jacket
Never watched Harry Anderson in anything
I doubt I would have mentioned Avicii if not for the coincidence that happened today.

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Re: Deathwatch 2018

Post by Tom S » Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:55 pm

Tbh the news of Avicii's death made me feel physically sick because he is probably the first artist to die who I have seen evolve musically and then this happens- completely shocked me. Avicii is very well known amongst the teenager/young generation community and will forever have some great songs....

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Re: Deathwatch 2018

Post by JimBentley » Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:14 pm

I knew that Avicii was ill but his death today was a bit shocking. He becomes the latest high-profile member of the 27 club, probably the best-known since Amy Winehouse.

(edit: I definitely read earlier that he was 27, but it turns out he was actually 28. Still tragically young).

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Re: Deathwatch 2018

Post by Tom S » Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:20 pm

The way I feel about his passing is the same as my parents when they heard of George Michael's death- like a part of their childhood had been taken away.

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Re: Deathwatch 2018

Post by Zarte Siempre » Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:48 am

Weird. I'm not a music snob at all - I like bits from almost all genres. But I always found Avicii fucking awful. I'm really surprised that so many people have lost their shit about it.

That's not to undermine your feelings Tom - I have no doubt that they're genuine, and merited in your eyes - wouldn't want you thinking otherwise.
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Re: Deathwatch 2018

Post by Marc Meakin » Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:19 am

I guess if you are under 28 it makes you reflect on your own mortality.
He was no Buddy Holly that's for sure, who was only 22 when he died and was a terrible loss to music, and would almost certainly have been bigger (although probably not in physique ) than Elvis.
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Re: Deathwatch 2018

Post by Mark James » Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:31 am

Zarte Siempre wrote:
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:48 am
Weird. I'm not a music snob at all - I like bits from almost all genres. But I always found Avicii fucking awful. I'm really surprised that so many people have lost their shit about it.
We agree on one thing musically anyway.

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Re: Deathwatch 2018

Post by Gavin Chipper » Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:19 am

Mark James wrote:
Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:31 am
Zarte Siempre wrote:
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:48 am
Weird. I'm not a music snob at all - I like bits from almost all genres. But I always found Avicii fucking awful. I'm really surprised that so many people have lost their shit about it.
We agree on one thing musically anyway.
I've just been listening to some of his stuff on YouTube. There are a few things I recognise, but it's largely "background music". I know he was commercially successful, but he also was nothing like a household name in the way someone like George Michael was. But then I think there are fewer household names in music these days anyway. You get a few really big names, and the rest are generally only known by people who go out of their way to pay attention to these things. Guy off the street wouldn't have known who Avicii was.

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Re: Deathwatch 2018

Post by Gavin Chipper » Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:26 am

Oh, and Verne Troyer died the other day.

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Re: Deathwatch 2018

Post by Marc Meakin » Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:07 am

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Oh, and Verne Troyer died the other day.
I heard he touched someone's ankle inappropriately
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Re: Deathwatch 2018

Post by Mark James » Sat May 05, 2018 2:39 pm

1981:
1. Prince from England married
2. Liverpool wins the Champions League
3. The pope dies

2005:
1. Prince from England married
2. Liverpool wins the Champions League
3. The pope dies

2018:
1. Prince from England marries
2. Liverpool is in the Champions League final


Anyone have the Pope on their list?

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Re: Deathwatch 2018

Post by Mark Deeks » Sat May 05, 2018 2:55 pm

Guy off the street wouldn't have known who Avicii was.
He would of a certain age.
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Re: Deathwatch 2018

Post by Andy McGurn » Sat May 05, 2018 4:24 pm

Mark James wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 2:39 pm
1981:
1. Prince from England married
2. Liverpool wins the Champions League
3. The pope dies

2005:
1. Prince from England married
2. Liverpool wins the Champions League
3. The pope dies

2018:
1. Prince from England marries
2. Liverpool is in the Champions League final


Anyone have the Pope on their list?
The pope did not die in 1981, Pope John Paul II became pope in 1978 and was the pope who died in 2005

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Re: Deathwatch 2018

Post by Marc Meakin » Sat May 05, 2018 4:54 pm

Andy McGurn wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 4:24 pm
Mark James wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 2:39 pm
1981:
1. Prince from England married
2. Liverpool wins the Champions League
3. The pope dies

2005:
1. Prince from England married
2. Liverpool wins the Champions League
3. The pope dies

2018:
1. Prince from England marries
2. Liv awerpool is in the Champions League final


Anyone have the Pope on their list?
The pope did not die in 1981, Pope John Paul II became pope in 1978 and was the pope who died in 2005
There was an assasination attempt in 1981.

Also Liverpool won the European Cup in 1981 not the Champions league.
Its a moot point anyway as Real Madrid will batter them
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Re: Deathwatch 2018

Post by Mark James » Sat May 05, 2018 6:29 pm

Stupid Facebook. I do apologise.

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Re: Deathwatch 2018

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sat May 05, 2018 7:56 pm

Mark James wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 6:29 pm
Stupid Facebook. I do apologise.
Ouch.

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Re: Deathwatch 2018

Post by Mark James » Sun May 06, 2018 1:47 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 7:56 pm
Mark James wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 6:29 pm
Stupid Facebook. I do apologise.
Ouch.
Indeed. I'm thoroughly ashamed of myself. What I don't get is why they felt the need to make up a fact. Usually you'd do it to sell some crap. Or at least get you to click to another site. People were just sharing this random yoke to make a rather shit joke.

Also do you remember everything anyone's ever posted on here? You always seem to find something someone's said in obscure threads from ages ago.

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Re: Deathwatch 2018

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sun May 06, 2018 7:33 pm

Mark James wrote:
Sun May 06, 2018 1:47 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 7:56 pm
Mark James wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 6:29 pm
Stupid Facebook. I do apologise.
Ouch.
Indeed. I'm thoroughly ashamed of myself. What I don't get is why they felt the need to make up a fact. Usually you'd do it to sell some crap. Or at least get you to click to another site. People were just sharing this random yoke to make a rather shit joke.

Also do you remember everything anyone's ever posted on here? You always seem to find something someone's said in obscure threads from ages ago.
I definitely don't remember everything! Some things just seem to stick in my mind though.

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