Tuesday, 27 December 2016

Watership Down author Richard Adams dies aged 96

quote [ The writer Richard Adams, best known for Watership Down, his enduring tale about intrepid rabbits, has died at the age of 96. ]

Reaper 2016 appears to be trying for some kind of super combo right at the end...

Chose not to go with one of the many creepy-as-fuck Watership Down pics out there.
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[by XregnaR@7:08pmGMT]


Bob Denver said @ 9:13pm GMT on 27th Dec [Score:2]
Well...2016 can still silflay hraka!
rylex said @ 10:30pm GMT on 27th Dec [Score:1 Funsightful]
thank fucking god this fuck is gone. that story and movie gave both my girlfriend and myself bad dreams for years as children and teenagers respectively.
lilmookieesquire said @ 11:20pm GMT on 27th Dec [Score:1 Underrated]
I always liked the secret of NIHM better.
lilmookieesquire said @ 11:20pm GMT on 27th Dec
Also: https://m.reddit.com/r/whowouldwin/comments/1k16yd/rats_of_nimh_vs_rabbits_of_watership_down/
KingPellinore said @ 8:19pm GMT on 27th Dec
My parents went to see Watership Down in the theater. Way back in the early 80's, it was playing at the AFB theater in Ramstein.

They expected a movie about a submarine.
hellboy said @ 2:10am GMT on 28th Dec
Watership Down is in my opinion one of the best books ever written. I've read it countless times and given it away nearly as many more.

At least he made it to 96.
eidolon said @ 4:01am GMT on 28th Dec
It's the baby boomers. More baby boomers means more baby boomer celebrities, which means more celebrity deaths as that demographic reaches an age where they start passing away en masse.

That we notice these deaths speaks more to our age as a demographic. Older people already had their celebrity idols die and younger people aren't there yet.

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