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Well, Round 55 was a short round

Zo! Dissent555 takes the dick with Joan Fontaine. 96. Her sister Olivia deHavilland is older by a year, so she should be a prime pick next time around.

Lots of people dying at the moment, but it doesn’t count if they fall between Dead Pools. Which I’m sure would make a huge difference to them, if they knew.

I’m just grateful for the break. Oh, the Christmas cards that need writing! The tree that needs trimming! The booze that needs drinking!

Everybody back here Friday. 6WBT. Dead Pool Round 56!

December 17, 2013 — 10:09 pm
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I hereby declare de holidays be on

How much is a bottle of Jack where you are? I picked up one for £15 today — about $22.50 — which is pretty good for here. That’s 70cl. A fifth is about 75 cl. Do they still sell liquor by the fifth in the US or have they given in to international peer pressure?

I grew up about an hour from where they distill Jack and it’s always a taste of home. My favorite was green label, which was almost impossible to find outside Tennessee. When the distillery guys tasted a year’s batch, the stuff that wasn’t up to snuff got sold off in a bottle identical to Jack Black, but in dark green. It was harsh as shit, but cheap and plentiful and I loved it. The folks back home tell me they don’t sell it any more.

Boo. I wonder where it goes now.

Anyway, I think this is the first time I’ve bought a bottle of Jack in the UK. There are so many fantastic whiskies on offer, as you might imagine, it didn’t seem terribly pointful. But, here goes — let the Crimbo festivities begin!

— 12:18 am
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