I often have to laugh or moan. This made my day.

Discussion in 'THE Gretsch Discussion Forum' started by pilgrim, Jul 16, 2021.

  1. pilgrim

    pilgrim Country Gent

    Jun 15, 2010
  2. Tony65x55

    Tony65x55 Gretschified

    Sep 23, 2011
    The 'Shwa, Ontario, Canada
    Beauty. This one is good too!

  3. Synchro

    Synchro The artist formerly known as: Synchro Staff Member

    Jun 2, 2008
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  4. GlenP

    GlenP Country Gent

    Jul 23, 2019
    And I wonder what kind of world Willie and Keef will leave Cher?
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  5. wabash slim

    wabash slim Gretschified

    Feb 10, 2010
    lafayette in
    What about Betty White?
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  6. JeffreyLeePierre

    JeffreyLeePierre Country Gent

    That made my day too, thank you!
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  7. DennisC

    DennisC Country Gent

    May 11, 2017
    Well ... I think, for their age, they both look extremely well.
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  8. Sabato

    Sabato Country Gent

    Mar 22, 2019
    Maybe you mean "for their lifestyle"..... Keith looks excellent for 150, or two years post-mortem.
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  9. DennisC

    DennisC Country Gent

    May 11, 2017
    No, I really think that, for being 76, he looks good.

    I mean ... it isn't that long ago that people died in their seventies and it was perfectly normal that they did so. Not reaching eighty was nothing special, the smoking alone took many people well under that age...

    For their lifestyle ... well, maybe even more. But looking a bit deeper - many things are only shortening your lifespan if done under improper conditions, and that, you can avoid if you're rich. Opioides aren't known to cause a decrease of lifespan (except OD'ing them, which, sure, does), it's the conditions in which the most potent ones are often used that impose a real threat onto the user. Mixed with whatever that isn't good for you either, unclear dose, these things are the real danger in them. Being rich helps avoiding this, and therefore, surviving.

    Also - the phase of addiction is, in Keith's case, some 40 years ago. That isn't even true anymore, so to say...
  10. Sabato

    Sabato Country Gent

    Mar 22, 2019
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  11. mrfixitmi

    mrfixitmi Country Gent

    Mar 20, 2010
    According to my mortuary major niece, she thinks the secret is both Keith and Willie have already been embalmed.
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  12. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck I Bleed Orange

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    They've been pickled!
  13. dlew919

    dlew919 Country Gent

    Jul 18, 2016
    Sydney, Australia
    apparently Iggy pop was part of an experiment that saw him injected with embalming fluid
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  14. bhatta

    bhatta Gretschie

    Jun 29, 2020
    It's not just about living forever, Jackie. The trick is still living with yourself forever.

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  15. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
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    LOL.... growing up an adult neighbor was quite the drinker . Sometimes he's come over and in the middle of a sentence he's just close his eyes and doze off . My father would would look at me and always say right then and there in a loud voice ...." that's because the guys brain is pickled in alcohol " ... and then I'd giggle
    Thank for the laugh doc
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  16. DennisC

    DennisC Country Gent

    May 11, 2017
    That may happen. Not everyone handles this well...

    OTOH, I have a grandaunt, married my oldest directly-related granduncle (oldest brother of my Grandpa, I didn't really know him, died 1986 or 1988 because he feared the surgery that would have aimed at saving him ... he also was a Pervitin-user since WW2, which basically is similar to the meth known today) ... hehe, they met in a hospital towards the end of WW2, and then, somehow, found out there might be a reason to marry.

    She is a moderately dosed, but daily drinker (I think half to whole bottle of wine a day or so), has been for at least 30 years, and she's just fine. She's also 97 years old, so no one would consider her to stop without her intention, which she doesn't have ... why bother with withdrawal effects and all that if you're almost 100 years old? To some people, it seems, it isn't as bad as to others. I'm no priest of sobriety either, I just don't like alcohol.

    + she's the only person I know of who got a car key stolen by a magpie ... had to drive home with someone else to get a replacement.
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