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The RIP thread

scottyturnerscurse

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Bob Saget, 65, from that terrible show in the 80s Full House as well as America’s Funniest Home videos. I didn’t know til about a decade ago he was a comedian! (And a very blue one at that!)
His Aristocrats joke is…from another time but those of the generation can still laugh.

RIP Bob.
 

Sintiger

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Why did he fade away from professional golf so early?
He spent 9 years on the PGA tour until the early 90s after 5-6 years on the European tour, won once in the US and had multiple top 10s. Left the tour in his early 40s so didn't really fade away.
Became a gold course designer
 
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Sammy Cougar

Goodness Gracious me The Tigers have got Another
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Vale Bob one of the great Aussie Golfers to watch
Here is Bob winning 1982 Australian Open
 
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Baloo

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Scot Palmer. Was as much a part of the old VFL/AFL days as anyone else.
Keep on punchin'
 
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TigerForce

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RIP Scotty. Keep on punching. Always looked forward to hear his news on WOS and The Big League or Teams on Thursdays.
 

Legends of 2017

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Small article in the HUN today in the sports pages. Can type it all up but the gist of it is..

Gerald Tanner, was Richmond’s oldest living past player, passed away on January 10 aged 100.
Was the third known Richmond player to live to 100.
A country footy star, he played 1 game for the Tigers in 1941, aged 19.

Edit: Reading the article on him on the RFC website, one of his sons, Xavier, played in the Kangaroos 1977 flag
 
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