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« Reply #3840 on: Saturday, October 9, 2021, 16:47:34 »

The bloke who did Fingerbobs.  Rick Jones.

Gone to do weird things with paper in the sky at 84 years old.
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« Reply #3841 on: Saturday, October 9, 2021, 18:46:53 »

The bloke who did Fingerbobs.  Rick Jones.

Gone to do weird things with paper in the sky at 84 years old.
Yofi won't lift a finger anymore!  Sad
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« Reply #3842 on: Saturday, October 9, 2021, 19:49:55 »

wow, I assumed he'd be long gone already. must have been much younger than i realised when he did the show.

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« Reply #3843 on: Saturday, October 9, 2021, 19:52:26 »

wow, I assumed he'd be long gone already. must have been much younger than i realised when he did the show.

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He was, he was only 35 when they filmed Fingerbobs, another childhood legend gone RIP.
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« Reply #3844 on: Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 12:42:16 »

Trevor Hemmings Racehorse owner and owner of Preston NE.
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« Reply #3845 on: Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 14:22:49 »

Not actually died today obviously, but yesterday evening was the 27th anniversary of ex Town legend Kevin Morris taking his own life so tragically. RIP Kev.
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« Reply #3846 on: Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 14:24:38 »

Used to remember him running on the pitch to assist players. RIP Kev.
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« Reply #3847 on: Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 14:37:55 »

Used to remember him running on the pitch to assist players. RIP Kev.
Often to chants of "theres only 1 Jimmy Saville" they were very different times back then!
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« Reply #3848 on: Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 15:07:19 »

Often to chants of "theres only 1 Jimmy Saville" they were very different times back then!
Can't think of any pipe smoking physios, so different times indeed.

Good of you to remember Kevin Morris.

I wasn't at the Rochdale Game for the tribute back in Nov. 2014 but he certainly made his mark.

https://www.swindontownfc.co.uk/news/2014/november/kevin-morris-tribute-a-letter-of-thanks/
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« Reply #3849 on: Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 16:02:01 »

Often to chants of "theres only 1 Jimmy Saville" they were very different times back then!

I wasn't going to mention that, but yeah  Cheesy
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« Reply #3850 on: Friday, October 15, 2021, 15:28:00 »

David Amess, Tory MP, has died after being stabbed to death in his constituency surgery today.

Bloody hell!
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« Reply #3851 on: Friday, October 15, 2021, 15:32:39 »

David Amess, Tory MP, has died after being stabbed to death in his constituency surgery today.

Bloody hell!

Terrible - for his family and friends obviously,  but also an attack on democracy, MP's will quite understandably feel less inclined to meet their constituents in future. 
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« Reply #3852 on: Friday, October 15, 2021, 15:34:22 »

The attacking of MP's at their surgeries seems to be fairly frequent now, sad times indeed.
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« Reply #3853 on: Friday, October 15, 2021, 17:14:09 »

The attacking of MP's at their surgeries seems to be fairly frequent now, sad times indeed.
This is one of the reasons that I have a strong aversion to 'aggressive' politics. I posted elsewhere recently that I found Angela Raynor's 'scum' comments inappropriate - Not because I necessarily thought she was wrong, but because she was wrong to say it.

There are so many people out there that are easily influenced or led. If you show them that aggressive behaviour is appropriate they will follow. But not only will they follow, they will escalate as in this case.

I don't know what the individual circumstances were, but, nothing that the MP could have done justifies someone stabbing him to death!

Wouldn't be surprised to see more of this though, as life has got a little bit shit in the last 18-24 months with life threatening disease, inability to do stuff, panic buying, items not on the shelves in shops, inability to get petrol, inability to afford to put the heating on as it gets cold, possibly no turkeys at Christmas, etc etc

A winter of discontent perhaps?
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« Reply #3854 on: Friday, October 15, 2021, 17:33:42 »


I don't know what the individual circumstances were, but, nothing that the MP could have done justifies someone stabbing him to death!


I am not sure that this can be justified in any circumstances.
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