Paul Allen dies at 65

ken brydsonken brydson Posts: 7,198
edited October 15 in The Clubhouse
Microsoft co founder, Seahawks owner, Trailblazers owner, huge philanthropist. Sad day in the PNW. RIP sir....

https://www.seahawks.com/news/statement-on-the-death-of-paul-g-allen
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  • motorhead43026motorhead43026 Posts: 2,826
    Sad indeed, life goes by so fast
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  • westmassguywestmassguy Posts: 6,154
    RIP
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,404
    Heard this on Marketplace tonight and it made me feel both kind of old... and sad.
  • Mikey081057Mikey081057 Posts: 5,560
    Sad only 65 years old.
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  • Tony MTony M Posts: 6,301
    I think he was overweight in the gut area pretty bad. But I don't think that has anything to do with Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

    I think he was a great guy the did a lot of good things for humanity.

    I loved the fact that he funded the Allen Array. I always felt the USA should've funded that but he did. I always wanted to work there for some odd reason.

    I wonder what will happen to that now.

    RIP Mr. Allen. Now you know what's up there! :) o:)
    :'(

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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 11,207
    Wow R.I.P
  • Mikey081057Mikey081057 Posts: 5,560
    Paul Allen was an accomplished guitar player and collector.... His collection included this legendary Jimi Hendrix guitar...

    http://legendary-guitars.blogspot.com/2011/09/jimi-hendrix-woodstock-strat.html
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,404
    I didn't know that.
  • motorhead43026motorhead43026 Posts: 2,826
    Here is actual picture I took of the guitar. I took this when visiting Paul Allen's EMP museum in Seattle, about 5 years ago.



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    tonyb said " but even socialists can do a good thing here and there

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  • motorhead43026motorhead43026 Posts: 2,826
    edited October 16
    If you are a Hendrix or Nirvana fan or both, the EMP museum has both on permanent display. You won't find a collection of this caliber anywhere else. It is within a stones throw of the Space Needle.

    Just one example of Allen's generosity.

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    All TV's sound enhanced by Polk Magnfi Mini's.

    Other; SDA2BTL's, M10 series II, M7C's, Hafler XL600 amp, RB-980BX, Parasound HCA-1500 amp , P5 preamp, all in storage.

    Political memes posted as fact and accepted as fact, are sign language of the ignorant, for the ignorant

    tonyb said " but even socialists can do a good thing here and there

    Social media makes dumb people dumber, and smart people dumb and dumber.
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 6,301
    Looking at these pictures I noticed something BIG.

    The one on display is a mirror image of the one Hendrix is playing.

    What's up with that?
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • krazypolkkrazypolk Posts: 301
    Tony M wrote: »
    Looking at these pictures I noticed something BIG.

    The one on display is a mirror image of the one Hendrix is playing.

    What's up with that?

    I'm sure you'll figure it out big boy.
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 6,301
    Paul Allen bought a fake! :#
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • krazypolkkrazypolk Posts: 301
    edited October 16
    Tony M wrote: »
    Paul Allen bought a fake! :#

    That's probably not the case, however right about now he probably doesn't give a rat's azz about it. :D
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