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RIP Darth Vader
« on: 29 November, 2020, 07:12:39 am »
Dave Prowse, 85 apparently

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Re: RIP Darth Vader
« Reply #1 on: 29 November, 2020, 08:07:48 am »
Far more importantly. RIP, "The Green X Code Man"!

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Re: RIP Darth Vader
« Reply #2 on: 29 November, 2020, 08:11:19 am »
I still think they should have used Prowse's voice for Vader.

That higher-pitched-than-you-expect tone, slightly camp West Country accent,  all filtered through the metallic clang effect.

Would have been far scarier.

Re: RIP Darth Vader
« Reply #3 on: 29 November, 2020, 09:21:30 am »
He used to frequent the gym just down the road from Borough High Street station.

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Re: RIP Darth Vader
« Reply #4 on: 29 November, 2020, 10:55:01 am »
The Curse of HMHB claims another victim :'(. He was namechecked in “Sponsoring The Moshpits”.
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Re: RIP Darth Vader
« Reply #5 on: 29 November, 2020, 02:41:28 pm »
I still think they should have used Prowse's voice for Vader.

That higher-pitched-than-you-expect tone, slightly camp West Country accent,  all filtered through the metallic clang effect.

Would have been far scarier.

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Re: RIP Darth Vader
« Reply #6 on: 29 November, 2020, 02:50:23 pm »
Did he ever get the tray?
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Re: RIP Darth Vader
« Reply #7 on: 29 November, 2020, 07:01:55 pm »
I still think they should have used Prowse's voice for Vader.

That higher-pitched-than-you-expect tone, slightly camp West Country accent,  all filtered through the metallic clang effect.

Would have been far scarier.

"Luke moi luver- oi am yer father"

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Re: RIP Darth Vader
« Reply #8 on: 30 November, 2020, 08:36:46 am »
"Ah, Princess Leial Organal the rebel"
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Re: RIP Darth Vader
« Reply #9 on: 02 December, 2020, 02:03:18 pm »

On the ex-Colston plinth.
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Re: RIP Darth Vader
« Reply #10 on: 02 December, 2020, 02:45:04 pm »

On the ex-Colston plinth.

Yeah....err....not sure we should be celebrating this man.

Very checkered history.

Have you checked out his Wikipedia page?

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Re: RIP Darth Vader
« Reply #11 on: 02 December, 2020, 03:20:49 pm »
Yebbut... you wouldn't notice it from a usual angle... look at that cod piece! Or is it incontinence pants?
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Re: RIP Darth Vader
« Reply #12 on: 18 December, 2020, 11:46:54 am »
Close behind David Prowse, AKA Darth Vader, is Jeremy Bulloch, AKA Boba Fett. He died yesterday, aged 75. He has starred in Dr. Who episodes, three James Bond films as well as two Star Wars films, amongst other roles. RIP.

Re: RIP Darth Vader
« Reply #13 on: 18 December, 2020, 02:37:59 pm »
So hard, even the Sarlacc couldn't digest him.
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