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« on: June 15, 2014, 04:20:05 PM »
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For introducing many of us to Billboard Magazine, for enlightening many an eighties weekend (Saturdays, America's Top 10 and Sundays, American Top 40) with terrific music that you made sure we got to relive via the ingenious American Top 40 Flashback shows, for all those long distance dedications (even the dying dog rant one), for the voice acting, for sharing your gifts with us: thank you sir, and enjoy a well-earned peaceful rest.

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« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2014, 05:29:59 AM »
Gwynn died Monday of oral cancer. He saw 54... I never met him in person, but when I stayed in San Diego in the eighties I did see him play. He played his whole career with the San Diego Padres.. A career .338 batting average and won eight batting titles.  Gwynn was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2007 with 97% of the vote. His number 19 jersey was retired by the Padres.

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Re: RIP Tony Gwynn
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2014, 08:05:09 AM »
The town of San Diego is in a state of mourning. Well, at least yesterday. It was very somber and like a ghost town.

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Re: RIP Tony Gwynn
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2014, 01:05:05 PM »
Keith Olbermann got it exactly right:



RIP, Mr. Padre.  O:-)


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Re: Casey Kasem, RIP
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2014, 05:46:27 AM »
This was very sad for me since Casey was a big part of my childhood. He voiced the lead character in my favorite TV show, which pretty much ruled my life for a few years... and has shaped my current online presences now.

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« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2014, 04:11:43 PM »
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Re: Robin Williams RIP
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2014, 04:12:48 PM »
So freaking sad.

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Re: Robin Williams RIP
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2014, 04:17:31 PM »
I just stared at the headline in disbelief for a moment when I saw it. RIP, indeed.
  :'(

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Re: Robin Williams RIP
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2014, 04:20:47 PM »
Very sad news.   :(

Prayers are with his family.

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Re: Robin Williams RIP
« Reply #9 on: August 11, 2014, 04:21:52 PM »
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I just stared at the headline in disbelief for a moment when I saw it. RIP, indeed.
  :'(

Same here. Wish it had been one of those many death hoaxes.

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Re: Robin Williams RIP
« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2014, 04:22:25 PM »
Wow... still not sure how to react...

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Re: Robin Williams RIP
« Reply #11 on: August 11, 2014, 04:23:17 PM »
ukdeejay posted this on twiter

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Re: Robin Williams RIP
« Reply #12 on: August 11, 2014, 04:23:43 PM »
Very very sad.  An incredibly talented guy.

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Re: Robin Williams RIP
« Reply #13 on: August 11, 2014, 04:52:49 PM »
I was really hoping this was an internet rumor.

On the 'Inside the Actors Studio' he did, he made an audience member laugh so hard she tore muscles and had to go the hospital.

So sad to hear this.

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Re: Robin Williams RIP
« Reply #14 on: August 11, 2014, 06:20:16 PM »
"O Captain! my Captain! rise up and hear the bells, Rise up-for you the flag is flung-for you the bugle trills;"

I remember watching Dead Poets Society and when he was leaving the class and they stood on their desks and started reciting the poem, I cried, that was the kind of actor he was, he could make you laugh and he could make you cry and you loved him for it.
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