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mob roulette
02-16-2007, 10:42 AM
Think of fifteen people who you think may be likely to meet their maker during calendar year 07. PUBLIC FIGURES ONLY. Celebrities, politicians, and the like. You must choose three each from the following age groups:

0-30 (worth 5 points each)
30-40 (worth 4 points each)
40-50 (worth 3 points each)
50-60 (worth 2 points each)
60 + (worth 1 point each)

If a person dies who is in any board member's death pool, you are allowed to submit a new list or make changes to your list at that time and at that time only. The person who has the highest point total at the end of the year wins. The prize is yet to be determined at this time but rest assured it will be something good. Am open to suggestions here. Perhaps a personalized eulogy from Mr. Meloy himself. That would be a good start.

And yes, I know it's coarse and morbid and slightly inconsiderate to the deceased but whatever. It's also fun as hell. Fuck em if they can't take a goddamned joke I always say. Besides, this is a MESSAGEBOARD people. It's also one of the hippest ones out there, filled with some of the best and brightest thinkers on the internets. So I expect results people. And good lists. GOOD.

Ok go. Take your time. But GO.

full on idle
02-16-2007, 10:52 AM
If I pick five from each of those categories I have 25.

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 10:53 AM
oh i'm sorry. three. i forgot to change it. unless you want to go five. then it's twenty five total.

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 10:54 AM
like the new sig too, btw. this is architect music. street opera.

full on idle
02-16-2007, 10:54 AM
No, three is fine. I'll brb.

dorkfish
02-16-2007, 10:55 AM
I don't like your age limit. I have Dakota Fanning in a crack deal gone wrong.

bug on your lip
02-16-2007, 10:56 AM
http://www.hedweb.com/animimag/prairie-dogs.jpg

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 10:58 AM
I don't like your age limit. I have Dakota Fanning in a crack deal gone wrong.

good point. first category is hereby changed to 0-30. but still only one point.

also, idle, i hereby challenge you to a sig duel. you know what i mean.

SFChrissy
02-16-2007, 10:58 AM
WTF...I just had to in here cause were all local...I mean in SF

Hannahrain
02-16-2007, 10:59 AM
the young ones were worth more, mob.

TomAz
02-16-2007, 10:59 AM
i need some info before I enter.

Bug.. how old are you?

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 11:04 AM
the young ones were worth more, mob.

right right FIVE. don't fuck with genius on a train babydoll.

lists people. i need LISTS.

dinosaurateme
02-16-2007, 11:10 AM
i'm still thinking...

full on idle
02-16-2007, 11:15 AM
20-30 (worth 5 points each)
1.Pete Doherty
2.Nicole Richie
3.Lindsay Lohan

30-40 (worth 4 points each)
1.Corey Haim
2.Tara Reid
3.Lance Armstrong

40-50 (worth 3 points each)
1.Danny Bonaduce
2.Pamela Anderson
3.Marion "Suge" Knight

50-60 (worth 2 points each)
1.Prince Charles
2.John Goodman
3.Michael Jackson

60 + (worth 1 point each)
1.Keith Richards
2.Judi Dench
3.Jerry Stiller

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 11:18 AM
20-30 (worth 5 points each)
1.Pete Doherty
2.Nicole Richie
3.Lindsay Lohan

30-40 (worth 4 points each)
1.Corey Haim
2.Tara Reid
3.Lance Armstrong

40-50 (worth 3 points each)
1.Danny Bonaduce
2.Pamela Anderson
3.Marion "Suge" Knight

50-60 (worth 2 points each)
1.Prince Charles
2.John Goodman
3.Michael Jackson

60 + (worth 1 point each)
1.Keith Richards
2.Judi Dench
3.Jerry Stiller

that's GREAT. i totally have pete doherty too. bonaduce i was thinking of also.

also idle, if you want to go younger, you can. we changed the rules slightly. or is this your final list?

dinosaurateme
02-16-2007, 11:19 AM
maybe we should do one of these for divorces too.

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 11:21 AM
way to be snarky hannah. no bonus points for autopisies though.

Hannahrain
02-16-2007, 11:22 AM
being snarky is bonus enough, mob.

full on idle
02-16-2007, 11:31 AM
I really want to know who you are. Why don't you just say.

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 11:33 AM
bug knows.

Kasabian
02-16-2007, 11:34 AM
ooo. I like this game. I'll be submitting a list when I'm not at work! This is excellent.

dinosaurateme
02-16-2007, 11:48 AM
here's my list..

20-30 (or younger)
Danielynne. Anna nicole's baby
Paris Hilton
Kelly Osbourne

30-40
Steve-o jackass
Angelina jolie (she'll probably go to africa and get aidz needles stuck in her ass)
Verne troyer

40-50
Tommy lee
Michael j fox
Andy dick


50-60
Gary busey
Iggy pop
Richard simmons

60+
Fidel castro
The queen of england
Charles lane

breakjaw
02-16-2007, 11:53 AM
0-30: Frances Bean Cobain,Kevin Federline,The Game
30-40:Beetlejuice,Mike Tyson,Steve-O
40-50:Osama Bin Laden,Rosie Perez,Griffin O'Neal
50-60:Farrah Fawcett,Topper Headon,Rev. Al Sharpton
60+:Mickey Rooney,John Wooden,Karl Malden

Kasabian
02-16-2007, 11:57 AM
Frances Bean - good call

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 12:01 PM
i think frances is going to make it. i'm pulling for her anyway.

i am so going to win this. i'll put my list up in a second.

dinosaurateme
02-16-2007, 12:01 PM
i just realized that charles lane is already dead. so i change him to Mark Felt aka Deep throat

breakjaw
02-16-2007, 12:02 PM
I sure hope not.The poor girl can't help who she was born to.I hope I lose and only get 3 points(from Bin Laden).Also I had Steve-O before I noticed Dinosaur's picks.Is this ok or do I need to change it?

Kasabian
02-16-2007, 12:06 PM
Oh, I hope she pulls through as well. With a mother like that, however, she has a lesser chance than most her age. Poor thing.

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 12:08 PM
i just realized that charles lane is already dead. so i change him to Mark Felt aka Deep throat


I sure hope not.The poor girl can't help who she was born to.I hope I lose and only get 3 points(from Bin Laden).Also I had Steve-O before I noticed Dinosaur's picks.Is this ok or do I need to change it?

breakjaw--no. you can have whomever you want.

dinosaur--repost your list.

thx guys.

dinosaurateme
02-16-2007, 12:19 PM
here's my revised list..

20-30 (or younger)
Danielynne. Anna nicole's baby
Paris Hilton
Kelly Osbourne

30-40
Steve-o jackass
Angelina jolie (she'll probably go to africa and get aidz needles stuck in her ass)
Verne troyer

40-50
Tommy lee
Michael j fox
Andy dick


50-60
Gary busey
Iggy pop
Richard simmons

60+
Fidel castro
The queen of england
Mark Felt (deep throat)

Kasabian
02-16-2007, 12:26 PM
Damn! I had Danielynne! I need to be faster. Trying to do this from work is near impossible.

Not that I want Danielynne to die...but her brother, then her mom, it just seems likely...

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 12:31 PM
50 to 60 is the hardest i'm finding...

Hannahrain
02-16-2007, 12:32 PM
just reread the rules and noticed we can't make changes. i changed debbie harry to kevorkian. i'm out.

dinosaurateme
02-16-2007, 12:32 PM
50 to 60 is the hardest i'm finding...

40-50 was hardest for me so i just pulled some celebrity names out of my ass.

dinosaurateme
02-16-2007, 12:33 PM
just reread the rules and noticed we can't make changes. i changed debbie harry to kevorkian. i'm out.

oh dang. guess i'm out too.

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 01:06 PM
just reread the rules and noticed we can't make changes. i changed debbie harry to kevorkian. i'm out.


oh dang. guess i'm out too.

you don't have to be OUT. just submit your final list. the contest has only been open for what, four hours?

how about this: DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS MIDNIGHT NEXT FRIDAY. That way we know who's in or not.

Hannahrain
02-16-2007, 01:11 PM
Hannah's Final List

0-30

lindsay lohan (car crash)
mary-kate olsen (drugs)
ashley olsen (murdered by twice-as-old boyfriend)

30-40

pam anderson (silicone leak)
heidi klum (pregnancy complications)
wayne brady (smiles so wide his face rips in half)

40-50
john mark karr (suicide)
madonna (assasination by crazed fan)
helena bonham carter (mysterious dissapearance)

50-60

Christy Brinkley (wishful thinking. i'm just sick of looking at her.)
meryl streep (grisly fan murder)
bruce willis (fails to save the day for once, dies in process)

60+
bill cosby (too much pudding)
dick cheney (heart attack)
Kevorkian (irony)

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 01:25 PM
0-30

Pete Doherty
Nicole Richie
Haley Joel Osment

30-40

DMX
Joe Francis
Howard K. Stern

40-50

Michael J Fox
Tom Sizemore
Carrot Top

50-60

John Goodman
Louie Anderson
David Johansen (New York Dolls)

60 +

Fidel Castro
Elizabeth Taylor
Barbara Bush

preliminary. i reserve the right to change mine before next friday's deadline. wonderful entries everyone. thank you.

Yablonowitz
02-16-2007, 01:59 PM
So...a person can't be on more than one list? Crap, I'm not going to be able to come up with this until later.

And how do we know you'll be around at the end of the year? You seem like a love 'em and leave 'em type of guy.

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 02:04 PM
So...a person can't be on more than one list? Crap, I'm not going to be able to come up with this until later.

And how do we know you'll be around at the end of the year? You seem like a love 'em and leave 'em type of guy.

goddamnit READ. sorry for yelling yablo but running contests is hard. HARD. so yeah, you can have anybody you want on your list. if you see somebody you like on someone else's list, just change yours. deadline is midnight next friday.

the strategy tho is to have enough likely and dissimilar names from everyone else. no one used naomi campbell or madeleine albright yet, both winners in my book.

and yes i will be here at the end of the year if only so i can WIN. i'm competitive like that you know.

Hannahrain
02-16-2007, 02:14 PM
so is there a bonus if your entire list kicks it?

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 02:19 PM
no hannah. (gently scolding) points are points. people are people and points are points. highest point total wins. clear?

i'm obviously going to have to be a dick about this.

i'll give you a bonus if any of your arch and highly suggestive causes of death turn out to be true. how's that grab you?

kisses!

Hannahrain
02-16-2007, 02:21 PM
kisses!

cool down, hotshot. you gotta buy me dinner first. or at least a sno-cone.

kimery08
02-16-2007, 02:22 PM
if the entire list goes that earns a trip to cabo.

or corona. whatever.

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 02:23 PM
cool down, hotshot. you gotta buy me dinner first. or at least a sno-cone.

i can be at SFO at nine. can you rent me a car? no buckets.

Hannahrain
02-16-2007, 02:25 PM
ooh. so close. i only meet random internet guys at oakland.

better luck next time.

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 02:32 PM
ooh. so close. i only meet random internet guys at oakland.

better luck next time.

what about BART? BART GODDAMN YOU! WAIT!

besides only non executive types who fly cattle class on Southwest fly into oakland. you know that. what would you think of me if i had a Southwest baggage tag on my luggage? what then? your image of me would be totally blown.

don't you think these things out?

Hannahrain
02-16-2007, 02:33 PM
nope.

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 02:35 PM
where do i know your new avatar from, btw?

Hannahrain
02-16-2007, 02:38 PM
edward gorey's gashlycrumb tinies

been able to recite it from middle school.

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 02:41 PM
edward gorey's gashlycrumb tinies

been able to recite it from middle school.

hot. prove it.

also, HAS helena bonham carter actually already GONE missing, do you know? her career sure has. it's a pity too. she's one of my all-time favorites.

kimery08
02-16-2007, 02:43 PM
been able to recite it from middle school.

i can recite ickle me pickle me tickle me too by shel silverstein.
not that it matters or anything...

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 02:44 PM
PROVE IT.

kimery08
02-16-2007, 02:46 PM
ahhh shit...

Hannahrain
02-16-2007, 02:47 PM
a is for amy who fell down the stairs
b is for basil assaulted by bears
c is for clara who wasted away
d is for desmond thrown out of a sleigh
e is for ernest who choked on a peach
f is for fanny sucked dry by a leech
g is for george, smothered under a rug
h is for hector done in by a thug
i is for ida who drowned in a lake
j is for james who took lye by mistake
k is for kate who was struck with an axe
l is for leo who swallowed some tacks <-------my favorite one
m is for maud who was swept out to sea
n is for neville who died of ennui <-------------my other favorite one
o is for olive run through with an awl
p is for prue trampled flat in a brawl
q is for quentin who sank in a mire
r is for rhoda consumed by a fire
s is for susan who perished of fits
t is for titus who flew into bits
u is for una who was sucked down the drain
v is for victor squashed under a train
w is for winnie embedded in ice
x is for xerxes devoured by mice
y is for yorick who's head was knocked in
z is for zillah who drank too much gin.





if i was a jerk i would have copy-pasted. but i did not.

kimery08
02-16-2007, 02:50 PM
ickle me pickle me tickle me too went for a ride in a flyin shoe. hooray what fun its time we flew cried ickle me pickle me tickle me too.
ickle was captain pickle was crew tickle served coffee and mulligan stew as higher and higher and higher they flew ickle me pickle me tickle me too.

okay you got me. but i do know its on page 17 of where the sidewalk ends.

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 02:50 PM
i like j and r. concise yet informative.

n is also very very good though.

kimery08
02-16-2007, 02:52 PM
what is ennui?

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 02:54 PM
also that wasn't bad kimery. you're no yeats or anything but not bad.

ok girls i am going home now. have a good weekend.

and remember, it's a DEATH pool. let's maybe not be too happy about that.

ps i am going to WIN.

Hannahrain
02-16-2007, 02:54 PM
boredom unto death

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 02:56 PM
boredom unto death

well then, fitting then, yes?

today's internet was funner with you here. thanks for coming.

Hannahrain
02-16-2007, 02:57 PM
i've been sick for a week, hence my insane internet usage. chances are good it won't be like this after maybe tomorrow.


we can't keep meeting like this, mob.

kimery08
02-16-2007, 03:00 PM
step outside the box friends.

mob roulette
02-16-2007, 03:02 PM
i've been sick for a week, hence my insane internet usage. chances are good it won't be like this after maybe tomorrow.

we can't keep meeting like this, mob.

likewise. i'll be travelling next week and likely won't be sitting at this desk too much. i'll drop you a line later. peace.

Hannahrain
02-16-2007, 03:04 PM
now that we've made this thread completely obnoxious for anyone who's trying to enter the contest, i think i'll call it a night as well.

kroqken
05-18-2007, 01:25 PM
Was Jerry Falwell ever mentioned on this death pool?

kroqken
11-22-2008, 06:24 AM
In terms of the death pool, I think two of the Golden Girls, Bea Arthur and Betty WHite need to be added. Also, I still would add Amy WInehouse, even though her recent level of lucidity has improved. No longer would I add Brittney SPears, especially since her father has taken over her estate and made her get rid of some of her loser "druggy" friends.

nationocean
11-22-2008, 09:29 AM
2009 will be a tough year to predict i think..

kroqken
11-22-2008, 09:33 AM
Actually, before 2009, we have the end of 2008, and LOTS of celebrities tend to die in December. Perhaps the lead singer of Collective Soul.

nationocean
11-22-2008, 09:59 AM
lol. random.

also, you are bumping like crazy! i clicked on Music Lounge and all the last posts says kroqken. i'm amused by that.


oh and i think death is still coming for morgan freeman..

kroqken
11-22-2008, 10:38 AM
Morgan Freeman's marriage just died. He is now divorced, just like Alyssa Milano, who is nowhere near death. I am surprised Bernie Mac died.