Andy Rooney Dies

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  1. peplaw06

    peplaw06 That Guy

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  2. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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  3. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    Have you ever had a random thought about someone just days before they passed away? That happened to me 2 days ago with Andy Rooney. I don't know why but suddenly I thought of his wit and wisdom and thought how much it will be missed when he is gone.
     
  4. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Sad loss.
     
  5. Duane

    Duane Well-Known Member

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    I'm glad he got to do what he enjoyed all of his life. Not many people are able to do that. RIP Andy and thank you for your service to our county in WWII.
     
  6. CowboyMcCoy

    CowboyMcCoy Business is a Boomin

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    Someone posted one of his clips on my facebook, just yesterday. She was a RTF/Journalism major at UT. Strange how intuition sometimes works.
     
  7. Faerluna

    Faerluna I'm Complicated

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    I used to watch 60 Minutes with my family and always looked forward to seeing him at the end of the show. I even bought one of his books when I was in my early teens because I enjoyed his writing.

    I was very sad to see that he was retiring, but I think it would have pleased him, in retrospect, to know that he worked until nearly the very end.

    RIP, Andy.
     
  8. Kilyin

    Kilyin Well-Known Member

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    Too soon?

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  9. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Talk about irony. I thought about him about a week ago and wondered if he was still alive. At the time I thought, where did that random thought come from?
     
  10. trickblue

    trickblue Not Old School...Old Testament...

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    In my best Andy Rooney voice...

    "Did you ever wonder if there's an afterlife? I'll get back to you soon on that one"...

    Interesting guy and you KNOW he'd love to get back to us on that one...

    RIP...
     
  11. CliffnMesquite

    CliffnMesquite Well-Known Member

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  12. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    Whoa, he just retired. First episode of 60 Minutes I'd watched in years. Wow. RIP.


    Andy would be highly irritated at your false use of the word irony. :laugh2:
     
  13. Stautner

    Stautner New Member

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    Nope. Good stuff.
     
  14. Phrozen Phil

    Phrozen Phil Well-Known Member

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    I recently bought a bottle of Aspirin and fished out the usual wad of cotton and immediately thought of Rooney. Good writer, loyal Giants fan and a blast to watch. He'll be missed. R.I.P. , Andy Rooney.
     

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