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    tPF Death Pool

    Here's the rules. Time sensitive.

    Select 10 celebrities, popular figures (people who would/have made the news). NO tPF MEMBERS OR MEMBERS OF OTHER FORUMS OR OTHERWISE REGULAR PEOPLE. If you do, immediate disqualification.

    Post your 10 popular figures by JANUARY 7th. Change/update your selections as much as you want up to January 7th.

    Then, after January 7th, all participating members will be finalized. NO NEW PARTICIPANTS WILL BE RECORDED AFTER JANUARY 7th.

    Now, all recorded participants will have until JANUARY 10th to change their selections.

    NO DEATHS UP THROUGH AND INCLUDING JANUARY 10th WILL BE COUNTED. THE POOL OFFICIALLY BEGINS ON JANUARY 11th.

    After January 10th, you will not be able to change your selections. This is to allow you to peek at other people's selections to make your final choices, to keep it fair.

    OFFICIAL SCORING:

    If a person you selected dies in 2016, their age will be a factor. At the time of death the following scoring scale will apply:

    • At or over 80: 1 point
    • At or over 70 but less than 80: 2 points
    • At or over 60 but less than 70: 3 points
    • At or over 50 but less than 60: 4 points
    • At or over 40 but less than 50: 5 points
    • Under 40: 6 points

    If the mods would sticky this thread that would be great. Anyone can chime in with a death update, I'll track the official scoring with updates when appropriate.

    If you pick someone already dead, too bad. Your choice must be a live person, a popular figure. World leader, celebrity, athlete, musician, artist, political figure, anyone who is nationally newsworthy.

    Have fun!
    Last edited by Captain Obvious; 12-31-2015 at 11:20 PM.
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    Here's mine for now:

    Billy Graham
    Don Imus
    Zsa Zsa Gabor
    Clint Eastwood
    George H.W. Bush
    Gordie Howe
    Bob Barker
    Axl Rose
    Don Rickles
    Charlie Sheen
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    Why are younger people worth less?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    Why are younger people worth less?
    I just noticed that, fixed it.

    I had it right the first time, edited it backwards. I'm dyslexic like that sometimes.

    Sorry
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    Burt Reynolds
    Charlie Sheen
    GHW Bush
    Jerry Lewis
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    Betty White
    Olivia de Havilland
    Zsa Zsa Gabor
    Kirk Douglas
    Billy Graham

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    Hate to be a killjoy but I have an aversion to these death polls, just not my thing. Have fun though
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    I think I'll pass on this too.....seems kinda morbid.
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    I'll pass too. Bad juju.
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    Please, participants only.
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    Sorry guys, I don't keep up with celebs enough to participate.
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