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(Guardian)   Star Wars' 'pink shorts boom guy' Ken Nightingall dies aged 92. Willrow Hood surrenders   (theguardian.com) divider line
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2020-05-21 6:21:09 PM  
Star Wars was a British movie
 
2020-05-21 6:39:58 PM  
Looking at the picture I thought 'man, he looks really young there for dying at 92...' then I realized that the movie was close to 45 years old...

/how in the fark did I get so old so fast?
 
2020-05-21 7:49:52 PM  

Recoil Therapy: then I realized that the movie was close to 45 years old...


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2020-05-21 7:58:43 PM  

Petit_Merdeux: Recoil Therapy: then I realized that the movie was close to 45 years old...

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Yeah, no shiat...sigh

/started counting on my fingers, realized I had to drop trou, & STILL had to multiply by four...
 
2020-05-21 8:32:48 PM  
Line from Thumb Wars:

"Why do we all speak with British accents when Earth won't exist for thousands of years?"
 
2020-05-21 10:42:39 PM  
I used to buy coke from the pink shorts guy at the Copa in OKC in the 90's.
 
2020-05-21 10:46:33 PM  

JolobinSmokin: I used to buy coke from the pink shorts guy at the Copa in OKC in the 90's.


So, 10 years ago?
 
2020-05-21 10:52:34 PM  

Recoil Therapy: Looking at the picture I thought 'man, he looks really young there for dying at 92...' then I realized that the movie was close to 45 years old...

/how in the fark did I get so old so fast?


Still, that's not half bad for a 47 year old either, though.
 
2020-05-22 5:43:16 AM  

markie_farkie: Line from Thumb Wars:

"Why do we all speak with British accents when Earth won't exist for thousands of years?"


It's considered a Coruscant accent.  I guess it's an imperialism thing.
 
2020-05-22 5:46:10 AM  
How sad it is that he lived to see Lucas destroy the franchise.
 
2020-05-22 6:22:25 AM  
I have a Willow Hood action figure
 
2020-05-22 7:12:10 AM  
Something something ruined my childhood Jar Jar kids movie.
 
2020-05-22 9:19:52 AM  
The fact that I had no idea who that guy was until just now pretty much explains why I can somewhat enjoy ALL of the films.
 
2020-05-22 12:17:47 PM  

Coach McGirk: JolobinSmokin: I used to buy coke from the pink shorts guy at the Copa in OKC in the 90's.

So, 10 years ago?


Is this one of those I still think 1990 was 10 years ago jokes?

Because it's hilarious!
 
2020-05-22 12:59:02 PM  
That would be a really deep cut cosplay outfit.
 
2020-05-22 6:29:45 PM  
I must have a life.  I've never heard of this guy.
 
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