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RIP: Nora Batty

Postby JR8 » Thu, 24 Mar 2011 5:50 am

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p.s. a little cue for those that never managed to quite join the dots (or aren't British) :)

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 24 Mar 2011 7:07 am

My worse suspicions have been confirmed. We've thrown out the baby instead of the bathwater. The real troll is still here. :-|

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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Thu, 24 Mar 2011 8:40 am

I thought it was some nickname for Liz Taylor...

She broke a lot of barriers, not just with that beautiful face of hers, but with movies that pushed the boundaries like Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Cat on a Hot Ti Roof and Suddenly Last Summer. And of course all the work she did on to raise awareness on HIV/AIDS. She was a class act.

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Postby Saint » Thu, 24 Mar 2011 8:59 am

JR8 wrote:Image



Looks like a forum night out with SMS, SE, KSL and Mary Hatch Baily!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 24 Mar 2011 9:28 am

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 24 Mar 2011 9:39 am

Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:I thought it was some nickname for Liz Taylor...

She broke a lot of barriers, not just with that beautiful face of hers, but with movies that pushed the boundaries like Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Cat on a Hot Ti Roof and Suddenly Last Summer. And of course all the work she did on to raise awareness on HIV/AIDS. She was a class act.


Yes, she was definitely in a class of her own. I had the pleasure of meeting her once at Robert Mitchum's farm on the Eastern Shore of Maryland around the Xmas season 47 years ago when I was 16 I think (I had my drivers license and was still in school so it had to be around '63~'65) I went to school with Mitchum's youngest son, Chris. I used to hunt deer on their farm (Belmont Farms). My best friend's farm and Belmont Farms shared a common border.

She was a beautiful lady with a checkered life no doubt. May she rest in peace.

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 24 Mar 2011 10:42 am

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Looks like a forum night out with SMS, SE, KSL and Mary Hatch Baily![/quote]


Jeez, I say it and I get accused of being a troll (WTF!?), you say it and the house gets laughed down.
Saint, you obviously know where SMS's skeletons are buried lol!
:D :P

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 24 Mar 2011 10:57 am

He would. He also conveniently left himself out of the picture even though he's attended one of them as well. :wink:

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 24 Mar 2011 10:58 am

JR8 wrote:Jeez, I say it and I get accused of being a troll (WTF!?), you say it and the house gets laughed down.


Yeah, you know how they are. Just won't let sleeping dogs lie. :P

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 24 Mar 2011 11:06 am

hehehehe....


Call it nostalgia (or boredom).

Still thought it a nice picture anyway, that would have brought a smile to the fizzog of any Brit.

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Postby ksl » Thu, 24 Mar 2011 1:26 pm

JR8 wrote:hehehehe....


Call it nostalgia (or boredom).

Still thought it a nice picture anyway, that would have brought a smile to the fizzog of any Brit.
Last of the Summer Wine; Good old Nora! RIP dear.

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Postby Saint » Thu, 24 Mar 2011 3:37 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:He would. He also conveniently left himself out of the picture even though he's attended one of them as well. :wink:


I'm not that old! :P

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 24 Mar 2011 3:51 pm

Saint wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:He would. He also conveniently left himself out of the picture even though he's attended one of them as well. :wink:


I'm not that old! :P


This is true. :(

Same hair style though! :mrgreen:

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 24 Mar 2011 4:20 pm

ksl wrote:
JR8 wrote:hehehehe....


Call it nostalgia (or boredom).

Still thought it a nice picture anyway, that would have brought a smile to the fizzog of any Brit.
Last of the Summer Wine; Good old Nora! RIP dear.



I feel as if I'm getting very old wondering if there is any comedy these days that does not involve sex or swearing. I'm not saying I cannot enjoy the latter, it just seems comedy without these elements is rather a thing of the past. I wonder why.

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Postby nakatago » Thu, 24 Mar 2011 4:28 pm

JR8 wrote:
ksl wrote:
JR8 wrote:hehehehe....


Call it nostalgia (or boredom).

Still thought it a nice picture anyway, that would have brought a smile to the fizzog of any Brit.
Last of the Summer Wine; Good old Nora! RIP dear.



I feel as if I'm getting very old wondering if there is any comedy these days that does not involve sex or swearing. I'm not saying I cannot enjoy the latter, it just seems comedy without these elements is rather a thing of the past. I wonder why.


Well, The IT Crowd is pretty enjoyable. I may have a bias, though, being a code monkey and all.


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