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Post by tony ingram on Fri Feb 27, 2015 5:50 pm

Leonard Nimoy has died aged 83. Somehow the world is a darker place. Crying or Very sad
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Re: Leonard Nimoy RIP

Post by Lucy McGough on Fri Feb 27, 2015 9:11 pm

Rest in peace, Mr Nimoy Sad
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Post by Mbast1 on Sun Mar 01, 2015 3:30 am

tony ingram wrote:Leonard Nimoy has died aged 83. Somehow the world is a darker place. Crying or Very sad

I spent yesterday pretty much in shock. I mean, yeah, he was 83 and given recent new reports I really did expect it, but I thought that was just doom-and-gloom from everything that's going on in my personal life.
I am profoundly sad. I think, here, I can admit how important Star Trek was to me, and Spock in particular. All three of the triad were vital to me growing up, and now two are gone. Just very sad.
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Re: Leonard Nimoy RIP

Post by tony ingram on Sun Mar 01, 2015 7:06 am

Shatner is the same age! That's unbelievable. I find it difficult to think of either of them as being in their eighties.
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Post by Mbast1 on Sun Mar 01, 2015 6:24 pm

tony ingram wrote:I find it difficult to think of either of them as being in their eighties.

I know, I keep thinking of them as being just a little older than they were when the show was originally on.
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Post by Lucy McGough on Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:13 pm

That's 'cos you keep seeing recorded versions of their young selves.
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Post by tony ingram on Mon Mar 02, 2015 6:26 am

Lucy McGough wrote:That's 'cos you keep seeing recorded versions of their young selves.
That makes sense. Though oddly enough, I have no trouble remembering that Tom Baker is over eighty now, and I watch him in his prime all the time.
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Re: Leonard Nimoy RIP

Post by MajorHoy on Mon Mar 02, 2015 3:37 pm

tony ingram wrote:Shatner is the same age! That's unbelievable. I find it difficult to think of either of them as being in their eighties.
Then again, my Mom is 84, so it's a little easier for me to accept that they were that old, too.
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Post by tony ingram on Mon Mar 02, 2015 3:43 pm

MajorHoy wrote:
tony ingram wrote:Shatner is the same age! That's unbelievable. I find it difficult to think of either of them as being in their eighties.
Then again, my Mom is 84, so it's a little easier for me to accept that they were that old, too.
Ah, but is your mother still working too, Major?
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Post by Mbast1 on Mon Mar 02, 2015 4:23 pm

Lucy McGough wrote:That's 'cos you keep seeing recorded versions of their young selves.

That's probably true to some extent, but I've seen them get older. I watched Shatner on Boston Legal, and he looked older. And Nimoy was in the 2 new Star Trek movies. So I could see it. Maybe I just don't want to believe it.
As with MASH, I want the actors from that to never get older and never die. But they keep doing it anyway.
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Post by tony ingram on Mon Mar 02, 2015 4:43 pm

Mbast1 wrote:
Lucy McGough wrote:That's 'cos you keep seeing recorded versions of their young selves.

That's probably true to some extent, but I've seen them get older. I watched Shatner on Boston Legal, and he looked older. And Nimoy was in the 2 new Star Trek movies. So I could see it. Maybe I just don't want to believe it.
As with MASH, I want the actors from that to never get older and never die. But they keep doing it anyway.
I know. It's bloody inconsiderate of them.
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Post by Mbast1 on Mon Mar 02, 2015 7:32 pm

tony ingram wrote:I know. It's bloody inconsiderate of them.

I agree. Will you let them know to stop doing that?
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Post by Lucy McGough on Mon Mar 02, 2015 7:34 pm

Ah, Leonard Nimoy just wanted to hot-foot it to the afterlife so's he could get drunk with Brett Ewins. (St Peter's paying.)

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Post by tony ingram on Mon Mar 02, 2015 7:39 pm

Mbast1 wrote:
tony ingram wrote:I know. It's bloody inconsiderate of them.

I agree. Will you let them know to stop doing that?
I'll email them all tomorrow.
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Re: Leonard Nimoy RIP

Post by MajorHoy on Mon Mar 02, 2015 9:26 pm

tony ingram wrote:
MajorHoy wrote:
tony ingram wrote:Shatner is the same age! That's unbelievable. I find it difficult to think of either of them as being in their eighties.
Then again, my Mom is 84, so it's a little easier for me to accept that they were that old, too.
Ah, but is your mother still working too, Major?
No, but then again, she hasn't had to have a job outside of home for over thirty years.
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Re: Leonard Nimoy RIP

Post by tony ingram on Tue Mar 03, 2015 6:34 am

That's the thing about actors: they never seem to retire.
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Post by MajorHoy on Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:35 pm

tony ingram wrote:That's the thing about actors: they never seem to retire.
Not even when they should have a long time ago.
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Post by Lucy McGough on Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:46 pm

Hmmm... either they really love their jobs, or there's no such thing as 'enough' money.
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Post by tony ingram on Tue Mar 03, 2015 10:04 pm

Lucy McGough wrote:Hmmm... either they really love their jobs, or there's no such thing as 'enough' money.
I think acting is more of a vocation than a job.
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Re: Leonard Nimoy RIP

Post by Lucy McGough on Tue Mar 03, 2015 10:47 pm

Is that what Matthew Waterhouse says?
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Post by tony ingram on Wed Mar 04, 2015 6:29 am

Lucy McGough wrote:Is that what Matthew Waterhouse says?
Very probably (but in his case, he's fooling himself).
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