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Utopia Talk / General Talk / UGT's 2018 Celebrity Death Thread&Pool
Cherub Cow
Member
Mon Jan 01 21:17:02
2017 hit lower than normal numbers of iconic deaths, but if we believe in CGI Carrie Fisher's message, then we should "hope" that 2018 will have a lot of good death! :D And "hope" isn't just about old or washed up celebrities dying, it's also about the unexpected death of young(ish?) actors like Brittany Murphy or Scott Bakula (Bakula is okay, but if you worried for a second, then maybe you understand?).

Post updates and let's "hope" together! :D/

Highlights from this year's Death List:
http://deathlist.net/
1 Kirk Douglas (Age 102)
7 Betty White (Age 96)
8 John McCain (Age 82)
13 Stan Lee (Age 96)
16 Doris Day (Age 96)
17 Bob Dole (Age 95)
18 Bob Barker (Age 95)
20 Jimmy Carter (Age 94)
25 George Bush Senior (Age 94)
29 Barbara Bush (Age 93)
30 Dick van Dyke (Age 93)
33 Mel Brooks (Age 92)
38 Sean Connery (Age 88)
45 Stephen Hawking (Age 76)

Tim Curry still not on their list.. hmm...
Cherub Cow
Member
Mon Jan 01 21:38:28
My old people top 10 for 2018:
• Queen Elizabeth II
• Charles, Prince of Wales
• Kirk Douglas
• Betty White
• [BrahBrah] Bush
• Mel Brooks
• Tim Curry
• Brian Cox
• Joe Pesci
• Tom Sizemore

My young(er) people top 10 for 2018:
• Seth Rogen
• Jonah Hill
• Jared Leto
• Taylor Swift
• Lars Ulrich
• Jim Carrey
• Jason Scott Lee
• Kevin Jonas (picked a Jonas at random)
• Famous comedian Arnold Braunschweiger
• Daisy Ridley
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Mon Jan 01 21:47:47
Jonah does seem on deck for a drug overdose

for some reason Tara Reid seems like a suicide waiting to happen
Cherub Cow
Member
Mon Jan 01 21:52:30
Oh true.. or Lindsay Lohan for that matter
pillz
Member
Thu Jan 04 18:46:53
This is Jeff Goldblum's year
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Thu Jan 04 23:47:35
some more guesses
• Benicio Del Toro
• Louie Anderson
• Bella Thorne
• Alan Thicke

and i just looked up Arnold Braunschweiger, how dare you! long live Ahnold
Cherub Cow
Member
Fri Jan 05 08:12:24
It’ll be okay if they can get him back inside the movies in time ;D
hood
Member
Fri Jan 05 16:46:43
"• Seth Rogen
• Jonah Hill
• Jared Leto
• Taylor Swift
• Lars Ulrich
• Jim Carrey
• Jason Scott Lee
• Kevin Jonas (picked a Jonas at random)
• Famous comedian Arnold Braunschweiger
• Daisy Ridley"

Can't tell if this is a prediction or a wishlist...
Pillz
Member
Fri Jan 05 17:02:11
I'd like to see Taylor go. A plane crash, or maybe a crazed fan.

I just want to hold it over Palem that she's gone.
Cherub Cow
Member
Fri Jan 05 18:54:10
lulz :D
She turned 28, so I guess she made it out of the "Forever 27" prospective club, so she may be out of the woods :(

..
"Can't tell if this is a prediction or a wishlist..."
http://youtu.be/pyhii0W6LAo?t=10s
"A little from column A, a little from column B"
;p

The wish list portion:
• Seth Rogen
• Jonah Hill
• Taylor Swift
• Kevin Jonas
• Daisy Ridley

The prediction portion:
• Jared Leto (Leto because I wonder if he'd kill himself just to seem like he's playing the Joker really well)
• Lars Ulrich (musicians die a lot)
• Jim Carrey (he might kill himself to see if he's just in the Matrix?)
• Jason Scott Lee (haven't heard from him in a while)
• Famous comedian Arnold Braunschweiger (because that would suck for realz :( )
repel
Member
Sat Jan 06 08:11:50
talking about the 27 club, any other subjects for that one?

oh and I call Kim Yong Un as dark horse this year
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Sat Jan 06 10:56:20
Iggy Azalea is 27 & some other musicians noted here
http://www.famousbirthdays.com/age/27.html
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Sat Jan 06 13:14:57
Jerry Van Dyke dead at 86... no points to anyone
hood
Member
Sat Jan 06 13:29:26
I think there was only 2 people from the top 50 on tumbleweed's list of 27 year olds that I would want to spare from death.

That's pretty depressing.
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Sat Jan 06 13:39:18
i only recognized 5 from appearance, & not many more by name
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Sat Jan 06 13:44:23
although since i support mass depopulation, i guess there's only 2 i would spare as well (Lawrence & Hyland)


also, apparently you can sort by profession w/ the link at the bottom if you want to focus on singers & rappers for the 27 club
hood
Member
Sat Jan 06 15:06:28
"i only recognized 5 from appearance, & not many more by name"

Yes, that's much of why I'd be willing to let so many go. I kept seeing "youtube star" as a description and actively wished for that "famous" person to join the 27 club.
Cherub Cow
Member
Mon Jan 08 20:57:10
@27 List
Ooo, Emma Watson on that list. That would be a dream! *And* Jennifer Lawrence? Ooo! This could be a good year! :D

I hope K-Stew and the slightly less muscular Hemsworth make it. #TeamBella ;p

Bill Skarsgård would be a realistic pick since he has that "It" edge to justify an untimely death. It would let people over-hype his performance like they did with Ledger — who, by the way, died at 28... so maybe Tay Tay *could* go this year? Is 28 the new 27? ;)
hood
Member
Tue Jan 09 23:54:03
K-stew can bite it. She's awful.

I'm pulling for Grant Gustin in a shameless admission that I like superhero stuff and he plays a reasonably decent Flash for it being a CW tv show. I also feel like Margot Robbie could be a decent actress at some point and am willing to spot her another few years.
pillz
Member
Wed Jan 10 12:03:49
Kstew has this whole, trashy hot vibe going. Id be sad to see her gone
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Thu Jan 11 07:05:45
“Fast” Eddie Clarke
hood
Member
Thu Jan 11 13:23:08
Eh, she's just trashy average to me. Not bad looking, but not some amazing specimen of the trailer park.
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Mon Jan 15 11:19:16
Dolores O'Riordan
Cherub Cow
Member
Mon Jan 15 18:17:11
Fuck. D:
...that would have been a great pick. ;p
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Wed Jan 17 15:02:03
Bob Dole looks terrible at this medal ceremony today
(as did Kirk Douglas at Golden Globes)

both likely to go
repel
Member
Sun Jan 21 04:42:27
Shane McGowan, seems the dude celebrated his 60th bday last december. Just wow... if he can manage to turn 60 with all the alcohol he had, I'll be making it to 100 with ease.
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Tue Jan 23 08:47:46
Hyon Song Wol

'Executed' North Korean pop diva takes Olympic spotlight

http://www...es-olympic-spotlight-1.3769761
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Thu Jan 25 18:05:31
warren miller
Cherub Cow
Member
Mon Feb 05 23:05:54
John Mahoney ✔
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Mon Feb 05 23:16:28
wow... i just watched a couple Frasiers late last night as only thing i could find
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Mon Feb 05 23:17:17
maybe i can find a Queen Elizabeth show on now...
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Tue Feb 13 10:05:47
Shirley Temple
Cherub Cow
Member
Tue Mar 06 22:31:54
I said in the other thread that one of my top 10 might be making it this year, but I guess I put him in my 2017 list and not my 2018 list :'(

"Stan Lee Reveals He's Fighting Pneumonia | TMZ"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qL91XrZSwq4
repel
Member
Thu Mar 15 13:11:25
not sure but it seems Stephen Hawking has passed away, according to all the mass posts on FB. And if FB says so then it must be true.

oh btw did you guys noticed he died on Pi day ^^
Cherub Cow
Member
Fri Mar 30 18:27:46
Famous comedian Arnold Braunschweiger just had emergency open heart surgery to replace a valve, so one of my long-shot celeb picks might be in contention ;D
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Fri Mar 30 22:01:47
stop trying to kill Ahnold!


Jeff Golblum did this video summary of his career so he's probably dead for real now
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=py9lrUq7cOU
1:08-1:40 has a good director's direction anecdote

the rest is ok too if you enjoy Goldblum in general :p
Cherub Cow
Member
Mon Apr 16 18:48:34
R Lee Ermey, due to old people illness (pneumonia)
:(
hood
Member
Wed Apr 18 15:04:21
And Mrs Bush.
Cherub Cow
Member
Thu Apr 19 18:18:16
Got one!! \:D/

✔ [BrahBrah] Bush
repel
Member
Fri Apr 20 12:55:28
seems DJ avicii made it to the club of 28...

oh and grats on the prediction CC \o/
Cherub Cow
Member
Fri Apr 20 17:44:02
Thanks!! Maybe it's the Queen's year too!! :D :D

"DJ avicii" — is that a Pokémon?
Repel
Member
Sat Apr 21 09:29:53
omgbbq you don't know DJ Avicii?!? Well don't be ashamed I only know his name, cant even mention a song of him, but since I like you good enough I looked one up on youtube for ya :P

DJ Avicii ~ wake me up
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcrbM1l_BoI
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Sat Apr 21 16:06:18
Verne Troyer
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Mon May 14 14:14:23
Margot Kidder (unless the Earth's rotation changes soon)
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