Monday, May 6, 2013

Dead or Alive?

On date nite Fridays, the discussion will often turn to old movie actors, generally someone whose face we can recall, you know the guy in... but the name doesn't come until Tuesday. The conversation usually leads to "oh, he died in..." or "Jeepers, I saw him on x, he's gotta be 100 by now, at least he looks it." The level of surety increases the later the evening (or with each pouring).

Ya can't kid a kidder and each of us knows the other is wrong. That is why we've upped the stakes and turned it into a wagering game using "Dead or Alive Info" to settle our disputes. Dead or Alive is a website dedicated to answering the question "Is so and so still alive?"

There are any number of ways to sort their data, by date, age, occupation or... My favorite is who have you outlived. I've outlived the Shah of Iran.

If you want to bone up on your obits take one of the quizzes found on the left margin.


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