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RIP Sid Waddell - 12/8/2012 12:54:05 PM   

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Sky's voice of Darts has lost his battle with bowel cancer.

He used to drive me mad with his constant Phil love, but he did have some classic lines.

When Alexander of Macedonia was 33, he cried salt tears because there were no more worlds to conquer Bristow's only 27."


"We couldn't have more excitement if Elvis walked in and asked for a chip sandwich


'Cliff Lazarenko's idea of exercise is a strong pull on a soda siphon


'When Lowe gets back to Clay Cross there'll be a reception like Ayatollah Khomeini had hit town'


'Jocky Wilson, all the psychology of a claymore.

RIP Sid.

< Message edited by Flatulent_Bob -- 12/8/2012 1:02:51 PM >


I'm your huckleberry...

All the world will be your enemy, Prince of a Thousand enemies. And when they catch you, they will kill you. But first they must catch you; digger, listener, runner, Prince with the swift warning. Be cunning, and full of tricks, and your people will never be destroyed.

Oh my God! They banned Kenny!

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RE: RIP Sid Waddell - 12/8/2012 1:26:47 PM   

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And also gave us the legendary Jossy's Giants.



The Fear Of Blood Tends To Create Fear For The Flesh

Have you ever been halfway through eating a horse and then realised you weren't as hungry as you thought you were?

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RE: RIP Sid Waddell - 12/8/2012 1:28:57 PM   

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Whaaat, no way. Defined Christmas and New Year at home all the way through my childhood.

"These fine athletes"



Team Ginge



You organisational skills sicken me, Rhubarb.

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RE: RIP Sid Waddell - 12/8/2012 1:39:22 PM   

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A sad loss. His Bellies and Bullseyes book is a fantastic read

< Message edited by Skiba -- 12/8/2012 1:45:39 PM >


Have a good time, all the time.

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RE: RIP Sid Waddell - 12/8/2012 9:28:15 PM   
Professor Moriarty


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I'm actually shocked by this news. I didn't even know he was ill. His voice was synonymous with darts and he had such passion and slight eccentricity that brought a spark to the game.

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RE: RIP Sid Waddell - 12/8/2012 11:04:26 PM   


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'He's hitting that lipstick like an outsourced Avon lady'

Sad news. A comedy genius and a warm, friendly, deeply intelligent bloke to boot.

_____________________________ - some nonsense about alien film directors and musclebound man-children.

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RE: RIP Sid Waddell - 13/8/2012 12:20:14 AM   


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i was really sad to hear this. As sad as a snow-leopard on Kilimanjaro.


I've only gone and set up a blog! This week I've been mostly reviewing The Lego Movie and Wadjda. Click: The Fast Picture Show

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RE: RIP Sid Waddell - 13/8/2012 3:21:22 PM   

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Not a follower of darts, but I was always a fan of his wordplay.

RIP Sid, you'll be missed by many.

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