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    Quote Originally Posted by Standing Wolf View Post
    Not a diversion at all. You seem to think - and correct me if I'm wrong in this - that being famous should deprive one of the privacy that you and I would expect to receive in the event of our deaths. I'm a stranger to you, and so, presumably, is George Clooney; why, then, would you any more expect that you had some right to know the cause of HIS death than you had to know the cause of mine? This also brings up the question - exactly how famous does one have to be before the public NEEDS or has the right to know how or why they died? I doubt that one American in a hundred knew who Tyler Skaggs was, unless they lived in one of the towns he played for.
    We are going to need to agree to disagree on this. We are just repeating ourselves at this point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Standing Wolf View Post
    Not a diversion at all. You seem to think - and correct me if I'm wrong in this - that being famous should deprive one of the privacy that you and I would expect to receive in the event of our deaths. I'm a stranger to you, and so, presumably, is George Clooney; why, then, would you any more expect that you had some right to know the cause of HIS death than you had to know the cause of mine? This also brings up the question - exactly how famous does one have to be before the public NEEDS or has the right to know how or why they died? I doubt that one American in a hundred knew who Tyler Skaggs was, unless they lived in one of the towns he played for.
    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    We are going to need to agree to disagree on this. We are just repeating ourselves at this point.
    Disagree without being disagreeable. Nobody called anybody poopy-butt.... amazing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    Disagree without being disagreeable. Nobody called anybody poopy-butt.... amazing.
    Whatever you say, poopy pants.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    Disagree without being disagreeable. Nobody called anybody poopy-butt.... amazing.
    It's not that difficult unless you're dealing with some who's intent is to drag every thread down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    It's not that difficult unless you're dealing with some who's intent is to drag every thread down.
    Agreed. Some folks are less about the discussion than they are about "showing their ass", as the anthropologists would say. There are two members that I don't even respond to any longer, for that reason, with another one on the cusp.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Standing Wolf View Post
    Agreed. Some folks are less about the discussion than they are about "showing their ass", as the anthropologists would say. There are two members that I don't even respond to any longer, for that reason, with another one on the cusp.
    I hear ya.

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    Strike 3, apparently. RIP
    knock knock , its k-notts. Open up Cotton. Ok, I love animals, I miss dead grandma, I cried when I saw a dog hit by a car. Have I opened up enough for you K-notts? It makes me uncomfy..

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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    Isn't the autopsy and/or death certificate public record?
    Yes
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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    Disagree without being disagreeable. Nobody called anybody poopy-butt.... amazing.

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