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We lost a legend...

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by DAKSY, Apr 12, 2013.

  1. DAKSY

    DAKSY Patriot Guard Rider Staff Member

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    Jonathan Winters passed away today at 87. What a wonderfully gifted nutcase he was. A master of Improvisation & mayhem whose talents will never be equalled. Thank you for Maude Frickert & Elwood P. Suggs & a million laughs, Mr. Winters, may you continue to tear up the next level...

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  2. fossil

    fossil Accidental Moderator Staff Member

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    Truly one of the all-time greats...at least in my lifetime. Tough day for Robin Williams, he idolized Winters.
  3. Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle

    Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle Minister of Fire

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    Loved him.

    An icon.
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    Must be well before my time (child of the 80s), have never heard of him.
  5. ScotO

    ScotO Guest

    He made me laugh as a kid. I can vaguely remember watching some of the Dean Martin roasts and he was a regular on that show. Pretty sure he did some stuff on the Carol Burnett show as well. He was a funny dude for sure....

    RIP Jonathan......
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    Seasoned Oak Minister of Fire

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    Anyone remember "Its a mad mad world" JW was in that in top form. I laughed through that whole movie. A lot of the old greats were in it. I was 7 years old at the time
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    DAKSY Patriot Guard Rider Staff Member

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  8. Seasoned Oak

    Seasoned Oak Minister of Fire

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    I got tears in my eyes from laughin again . Im goin to show this movie to my kids 6 & 9 They will Luv it. I think its on netflix.
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    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    Sad news. Jonathan Winters was a master. Right up there with George Carlin for me. Here are a very few of the many sides of JW. He was one of a kind.





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    flyingcow Minister of Fire

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    I watched the first you tube and got lost for about an hour. He was a legend. I think I will get the mad movie also.
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    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    I don't think that woodstove was installed per code.
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  12. ScotO

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    I don't think there was a single piece of that whole gas station built to ANY code......can you say papier mache?;lol
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  13. Jack Straw

    Jack Straw Minister of Fire

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    I thought he was dead.......
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    That gas station scene is one of the 5 funniest movies scenes of all time ;lol.
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    btuser Minister of Fire

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    Nobody was better.
  16. Seasoned Oak

    Seasoned Oak Minister of Fire

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    YOu got my vote there.
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    velvetfoot Minister of Fire

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    Bummer. Didn't hear about it til now.
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    Loved that guy.

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