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Staffordshire Knot
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« on: March 14, 2018, 03:07:35 am »

World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76.

He died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in the early hours of Wednesday, his family said.

He was an inspiration to the world and his work will continue.

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« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2018, 09:43:07 am »

I have a couple of his books (right next to my Michio Kaku and Niel deGrasse Tyson books... which are oddly on the same shelf as my 'History of Batman' and 'Making of Star Wars' books... I'm not all that intellectual, I just enjoy reading.)

We've lost a great human being today.
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« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2018, 04:51:09 am »

World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76.

He died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in the early hours of Wednesday, his family said.

He was an inspiration to the world and his work will continue.



So this is one of those moments when you know you are going to hell. Do not pass go, goodnight Vienna, the devil has claimed your soul before the lights have gone out.

On the day the great man breathed his last there was a lot of coverage on BBC News Channel, which we have playing on the screens at work, and Terry walks in, spots the screen and asks what Hawking has done 'now'.

"He's died mate".......

........."Have they tried turning him off, and then back on again".

I nearly shat.

I will also say, that the family of Jim 'Bullseye' Bowen must have been pissed, if you are the mildly famous host of a late 70's/early 80's darts based quiz show, to die on the same day as Stephen Hawking doesn't half cut down your obituary column inches.
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« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2018, 12:00:48 pm »


I will also say, that the family of Jim 'Bullseye' Bowen must have been pissed, if you are the mildly famous host of a late 70's/early 80's darts based quiz show, to die on the same day as Stephen Hawking doesn't half cut down your obituary column inches.
Yeah, same thing happened to Mother Theresa.

Jim Bowen and Mother Theresa.  Don't turn up together that often.  That's going in my pub quiz storage locker.
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« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2018, 01:06:33 pm »

Yeah, same thing happened to Mother Theresa.

Jim Bowen and Mother Theresa.  Don't turn up together that often.  That's going in my pub quiz storage locker.

Who did MotherTheresa share a death date with?

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« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2018, 01:48:09 pm »

Who did MotherTheresa share a death date with?

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Her Supreme Holiness Diana, Princess of Hearts.  Kind of bumped Tessa to page 11.
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« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2018, 07:22:28 am »

On the subject of The Bowen, I did get a 'fairly sick celebrity death pun' text......

"Stay out of the black, and into the red, there's nothing in this game for ending up dead".

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« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2018, 06:54:07 pm »

Her Supreme Holiness Diana, Princess of Hearts.  Kind of bumped Tessa to page 11.

The day she died (Diana), me and my brother were due to go to the pub to watch Liverpool vs Newcastle. So my brother turns up at the flat I was living at, to be informed by my good self that the match had been postponed as Princess Diana had died.

"Jesus Christ. I didn't even know she was playing".

Again. I know I'm going to hell, but that happened.
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« Reply #8 on: April 23, 2018, 05:06:55 am »

The day she died (Diana), me and my brother were due to go to the pub to watch Liverpool vs Newcastle. So my brother turns up at the flat I was living at, to be informed by my good self that the match had been postponed as Princess Diana had died.

"Jesus Christ. I didn't even know she was playing".

Again. I know I'm going to hell, but that happened.

Technically, shouldn't it be your brother that goes to hell for that?

Don't worry though, I'm sure you'll be joining him there for other reasons.

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« Reply #9 on: April 23, 2018, 12:34:53 pm »

Technically, shouldn't it be your brother that goes to hell for that?

Don't worry though, I'm sure you'll be joining him there for other reasons.

Red

It's one of those where I laughed. So I'm guilty by association, or at the very least I'm an accessory to the crime.
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