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Musk21
06-22-2012, 11:34 AM
For those unfamiliar, this is the 6th annual installment of the Celebrity Death Pool. At the beginning of the year, each contestant chooses 25 celebrities for their submitted list (there's no draft). If someone on your list passes away during the year, you get points based off of their age.

New entries are not accepted at this time, but follow along if you wish and start preparing your 2013 list!

Current Standings
1. everyday (Robin Gibb, Etta James, Joe Paterno, Whitney Houston, Dick Clark) - 150 pts
2. Musk21 (Vidal Sassoon, Gary Carter, Gibb, James, Paterno) - 139 pts
3. Fatbeer (Bill Janklow, Paterno, Houston, Carter) - 138 pts
4. jctwins (James, Clark, Janklow, Paterno, Carter) - 131 pts
5. Great Canadian Twins Fan (James, Carter, Gibb) - 108 pts
6. batista4goldglove (Janklow, James, Carter) - 98 pts
6. Ted666 (Janklow, James, Carter) - 98 pts
8. Vodka Dave (Janklow, James, Paterno, Clark) - 88 pts
9. notoriousgod71 (James, Paterno, Carter) - 85 pts
10. biggentleben (Janklow, Paterno, Gibb) - 81 pts
10. kasu038 (Houston, Gibb) - 81 pts
12. MilwaukeeTwins (Paterno, Clark, Gibb) - 71 pts
13. aj26 (Janklow, James, Paterno) - 70 pts
14. kydoty (Janklow, Paterno, Clark) - 61 pts
15. twinscowboysbulls (Janklow, Clark) - 46 pts
16. torii_hunter_mvp (Paterno, Clark) - 33 pts
17. luke829 (Janklow) - 28 pts
18. username (Clark) - 18 pts
19. DPJ (Paterno) - 15 pts

biggentleben
06-22-2012, 11:42 AM
My username has changed here, but gopherben was mine before for tracking purposes and such.

luke829
06-23-2012, 02:35 PM
Hey Musk, good to see that you made the jump. It will be interesting to see if any of the other BYTO death pool crew did the same (hell, maybe I can win by default, or not).

fatbeer
06-23-2012, 06:44 PM
I thought of changing my name because I don't drink anymore then I remembered when I was 16 and came up with this name I didn't drink either. Holly crap the internet is getting old.

username
06-24-2012, 08:04 PM
hello

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rnw24
06-24-2012, 09:00 PM
changed my user name as well...formerly torii_hunter_mvp

batista4goldglove
06-25-2012, 08:00 AM
Hey Musk, good to see that you made the jump. It will be interesting to see if any of the other BYTO death pool crew did the same (hell, maybe I can win by default, or not).

I'm sticking around. It looks like I might need to personally knock off some of the people on my list to retain my title though. (I apologize if anyone is offended by my reference to killing people for death pool points.)

SpiritofVodkaDave
06-25-2012, 08:40 AM
anyone is offended by my reference to killing people for death pool points.)

I am. Mods please BAN him.

kydoty
06-25-2012, 10:43 PM
Thank god this continues. Hugo Chavez is a sure bet for me in 2012.

kasu327
06-25-2012, 11:27 PM
I had to grow up and change to my adult name. 327 > 038

Musk21
07-03-2012, 09:36 AM
Andy Griffith died today at the age of 86. Biggentleben was the only one with him on their list for 14 points.


Current Standings
1. everyday (Robin Gibb, Etta James, Joe Paterno, Whitney Houston, Dick Clark) - 150 pts
2. Musk21 (Vidal Sassoon, Gary Carter, Gibb, James, Paterno) - 139 pts
3. Fatbeer (Bill Janklow, Paterno, Houston, Carter) - 138 pts
4. jctwins (James, Clark, Janklow, Paterno, Carter) - 131 pts
5. Great Canadian Twins Fan (James, Carter, Gibb) - 108 pts
6. batista4goldglove (Janklow, James, Carter) - 98 pts
6. Ted666 (Janklow, James, Carter) - 98 pts
8. biggentleben (Andy Griffith, Janklow, Paterno, Gibb) - 95 pts
9. SpiritofVodkaDave (Janklow, James, Paterno, Clark) - 88 pts
10. notoriousgod71 (James, Paterno, Carter) - 85 pts
11. kasu327 (Houston, Gibb) - 81 pts
12. MilwaukeeTwins (Paterno, Clark, Gibb) - 71 pts
13. aj26 (Janklow, James, Paterno) - 70 pts
14. kydoty (Janklow, Paterno, Clark) - 61 pts
15. twinscowboysbulls (Janklow, Clark) - 46 pts
16. rnw24 (Paterno, Clark) - 33 pts
17. luke829 (Janklow) - 28 pts
18. username (Clark) - 18 pts
19. DPJ (Paterno) - 15 pts

Musk21
07-09-2012, 09:25 AM
Ernest Borgnine died yesterday at the age of 95. Username was the only one with him on their list for 5 points.


Current Standings
1. everyday (Robin Gibb, Etta James, Joe Paterno, Whitney Houston, Dick Clark) - 150 pts
2. Musk21 (Vidal Sassoon, Gary Carter, Gibb, James, Paterno) - 139 pts
3. Fatbeer (Bill Janklow, Paterno, Houston, Carter) - 138 pts
4. jctwins (James, Clark, Janklow, Paterno, Carter) - 131 pts
5. Great Canadian Twins Fan (James, Carter, Gibb) - 108 pts
6. batista4goldglove (Janklow, James, Carter) - 98 pts
6. Ted666 (Janklow, James, Carter) - 98 pts
8. biggentleben (Andy Griffith, Janklow, Paterno, Gibb) - 95 pts
9. SpiritofVodkaDave (Janklow, James, Paterno, Clark) - 88 pts
10. notoriousgod71 (James, Paterno, Carter) - 85 pts
11. kasu327 (Houston, Gibb) - 81 pts
12. MilwaukeeTwins (Paterno, Clark, Gibb) - 71 pts
13. aj26 (Janklow, James, Paterno) - 70 pts
14. kydoty (Janklow, Paterno, Clark) - 61 pts
15. twinscowboysbulls (Janklow, Clark) - 46 pts
16. rnw24 (Paterno, Clark) - 33 pts
17. luke829 (Janklow) - 28 pts
18. username (Ernest Borgnine, Clark) - 23 pts
19. DPJ (Paterno) - 15 pts

notoriousgod71
07-16-2012, 09:49 PM
Stephen Covey dies at 79. Dammit!

fatbeer
07-21-2012, 06:02 PM
Mike Lynn dead at 76. He almost got all the money out of the Metrodome suits.

biggentleben
07-23-2012, 06:15 PM
Sally Ride dead at 61

batista4goldglove
07-24-2012, 04:22 PM
Sherman Hemsley dead at 74.

GCTF
07-24-2012, 08:03 PM
Sherman Hemsley dead at 74.

I'd be movin' on up if I had him.

Musk21
07-25-2012, 09:22 AM
No one had any of these (Lynn, Hemsley, Ride, Covey, Chad Everett) on their list.

Musk21
08-01-2012, 02:27 PM
No one had author Gore Vidal, who died at the age of 84.

Ted666
08-09-2012, 05:39 PM
No one had author Gore Vidal, who died at the age of 84.

Damn. I had him in past years.

Musk21
08-13-2012, 02:57 PM
No one had longtime Red Sox player/manager Johnny Pesky, who died today at the age of 92.

GCTF
08-14-2012, 07:18 PM
Horshack? Helen Gurley Brown?

Musk21
08-15-2012, 10:17 AM
Horshack? Helen Gurley Brown? Nope, no one had either one.

biggentleben
08-20-2012, 05:12 AM
Tony Scott, director of Top Gun and Days of Thunder, died of an apparent suicide at 68.

Musk21
08-20-2012, 02:33 PM
Comedienne Phyllis Diller has died at the age of 95. DPJ and jctwins each had her for 5 points.

Current Standings
1. everyday (Robin Gibb, Etta James, Joe Paterno, Whitney Houston, Dick Clark) - 150 pts
2. Musk21 (Vidal Sassoon, Gary Carter, Gibb, James, Paterno) - 139 pts
3. Fatbeer (Bill Janklow, Paterno, Houston, Carter) - 138 pts
4. jctwins (Phyllis Diller, James, Clark, Janklow, Paterno, Carter) - 136 pts
5. Great Canadian Twins Fan (James, Carter, Gibb) - 108 pts
6. batista4goldglove (Janklow, James, Carter) - 98 pts
6. Ted666 (Janklow, James, Carter) - 98 pts
8. biggentleben (Andy Griffith, Janklow, Paterno, Gibb) - 95 pts
9. SpiritofVodkaDave (Janklow, James, Paterno, Clark) - 88 pts
10. notoriousgod71 (James, Paterno, Carter) - 85 pts
11. kasu327 (Houston, Gibb) - 81 pts
12. MilwaukeeTwins (Paterno, Clark, Gibb) - 71 pts
13. aj26 (Janklow, James, Paterno) - 70 pts
14. kydoty (Janklow, Paterno, Clark) - 61 pts
15. twinscowboysbulls (Janklow, Clark) - 46 pts
16. rnw24 (Paterno, Clark) - 33 pts
17. luke829 (Janklow) - 28 pts
18. username (Ernest Borgnine, Clark) - 23 pts
19. DPJ (Paterno, Diller) - 20 pts

DPJ
08-21-2012, 09:06 AM
Ugh...this has been one crappy Death Pool year for me.

biggentleben
08-24-2012, 10:34 PM
Jerry Nelson, Muppet and Sesame Street Puppeteer, famous for his work as the puppeteer and voice of "The Count" on Sesame Street, dead at 72

biggentleben
08-25-2012, 05:56 PM
Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on the moon, dead at 82.

fatbeer
08-25-2012, 06:42 PM
Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on the moon, dead at 82.

Postal holiday?

luke829
09-03-2012, 06:16 PM
Michael Clarke Duncan dead at 54

notoriousgod71
09-04-2012, 01:16 PM
I ****ing hate this. I would have been better off to have submitted my list from last year.

Musk21
09-04-2012, 03:27 PM
I ****ing hate this. I would have been better off to have submitted my list from last year.

No, you'd have 0 points.



1. Lindsey Lohan


2. Peter Gammons


3. Angelina Jolie


4. Todd Bridges


5. Paul Bearer


6. William Perry


7. James Carville


8. Larry King


9. Maya Angelou


10. Michael J. Fox


11. Andy Dick


12. David Letterman


13. Orlando Thomas


14. Jimmy Carter


15. James Earl Jones


16. Courtney Love


17. Suge Knight


18. Evander Holyfield


19. Betty White


20. Cloris Leachman


21. Brian Dennehy


22. Jean Claude Van Damme



23. Jerry Stiller


24. Yogi Berra


25. Tracey Gold

luke829
09-06-2012, 12:02 PM
Art Modell dead man.

notoriousgod71
09-12-2012, 11:49 PM
I ****ing hate this. I would have been better off to have submitted my list from last year.

No, you'd have 0 points.



1. Lindsey Lohan


2. Peter Gammons


3. Angelina Jolie


4. Todd Bridges


5. Paul Bearer


6. William Perry


7. James Carville


8. Larry King


9. Maya Angelou


10. Michael J. Fox


11. Andy Dick


12. David Letterman


13. Orlando Thomas


14. Jimmy Carter


15. James Earl Jones


16. Courtney Love


17. Suge Knight


18. Evander Holyfield


19. Betty White


20. Cloris Leachman


21. Brian Dennehy


22. Jean Claude Van Damme


23. Jerry Stiller


24. Yogi Berra


25. Tracey Gold




Well two years ago then! Those are some good names for the memory bank though!

luke829
09-18-2012, 03:10 PM
Steve Sabol, NFL films director, dead.

biggentleben
09-18-2012, 04:46 PM
Steve Sabol, NFL films director, dead.

Incredible loss, not just to NFL films, not just to football, not just to sports, but to the world. The man changed how we viewed our game, took sports coverage to a new level, which has taken many music and pop culture films to a new level as well. RIP

Musk21
09-26-2012, 09:10 AM
Legendary crooner Andy Williams dead of cancer at the age of 84. 3 of us (Great Canadian Twins Fan, batista4goldglove, and Musk21) had Williams for 16 points.

Current Standings
1. Musk21 (Andy Williams, Vidal Sassoon, Gary Carter, Robin Gibb, Etta James, Joe Paterno) - 155 pts
2. everyday (Gibb, James, Paterno, Whitney Houston, Dick Clark) - 150 pts
3. Fatbeer (Bill Janklow, Paterno, Houston, Carter) - 138 pts
4. jctwins (Phyllis Diller, James, Clark, Janklow, Paterno, Carter) - 136 pts
5. Great Canadian Twins Fan (James, Carter, Gibb, Williams) - 124 pts
6. batista4goldglove (Janklow, James, Carter, Williams) - 114 pts
6. Ted666 (Janklow, James, Carter) - 98 pts
8. biggentleben (Andy Griffith, Janklow, Paterno, Gibb) - 95 pts
9. SpiritofVodkaDave (Janklow, James, Paterno, Clark) - 88 pts
10. notoriousgod71 (James, Paterno, Carter) - 85 pts
11. kasu327 (Houston, Gibb) - 81 pts
12. MilwaukeeTwins (Paterno, Clark, Gibb) - 71 pts
13. aj26 (Janklow, James, Paterno) - 70 pts
14. kydoty (Janklow, Paterno, Clark) - 61 pts
15. twinscowboysbulls (Janklow, Clark) - 46 pts
16. rnw24 (Paterno, Clark) - 33 pts
17. luke829 (Janklow) - 28 pts
18. username (Ernest Borgnine, Clark) - 23 pts
19. DPJ (Paterno, Diller) - 20 pts

luke829
10-10-2012, 11:37 AM
Alex Karras dead

biggentleben
10-11-2012, 12:15 PM
So if fatbeer wins, and he's not on the site anymore, does a tree fall in a silent forest?

luke829
10-11-2012, 06:13 PM
Anybody have Beano Cook?

Musk21
10-12-2012, 12:58 PM
No one had Alex Karras or Beano Cook.

luke829
10-14-2012, 07:01 PM
Add Arlen Specter to the list

biggentleben
10-21-2012, 06:41 PM
George McGovern passed away

Musk21
10-22-2012, 09:08 AM
Biggentleben was the only one with McGovern on their list for 10 points.

Current Standings
1. Musk21 (Andy Williams, Vidal Sassoon, Gary Carter, Robin Gibb, Etta James, Joe Paterno) - 155 pts
2. everyday (Gibb, James, Paterno, Whitney Houston, Dick Clark) - 150 pts
3. Fatbeer (Bill Janklow, Paterno, Houston, Carter) - 138 pts
4. jctwins (Phyllis Diller, James, Clark, Janklow, Paterno, Carter) - 136 pts
5. Great Canadian Twins Fan (James, Carter, Gibb, Williams) - 124 pts
6. batista4goldglove (Janklow, James, Carter, Williams) - 114 pts
7. biggentleben (Andy Griffith, George McGovern, Janklow, Paterno, Gibb) - 105 pts
8. Ted666 (Janklow, James, Carter) - 98 pts
9. SpiritofVodkaDave (Janklow, James, Paterno, Clark) - 88 pts
10. notoriousgod71 (James, Paterno, Carter) - 85 pts
11. kasu327 (Houston, Gibb) - 81 pts
12. MilwaukeeTwins (Paterno, Clark, Gibb) - 71 pts
13. aj26 (Janklow, James, Paterno) - 70 pts
14. kydoty (Janklow, Paterno, Clark) - 61 pts
15. twinscowboysbulls (Janklow, Clark) - 46 pts
16. rnw24 (Paterno, Clark) - 33 pts
17. luke829 (Janklow) - 28 pts
18. username (Ernest Borgnine, Clark) - 23 pts
19. DPJ (Paterno, Diller) - 20 pts

GCTF
11-02-2012, 01:42 PM
Former pitcher Pascual Perez, murdered.

biggentleben
11-02-2012, 05:31 PM
Former pitcher Pascual Perez, murdered.

The star of arguably the greatest bean brawl in MLB history: http://mlb.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=5955859

luke829
11-21-2012, 04:12 PM
Hector "Macho" Camacho clinging to life after being shot point blank in the face.

luke829
11-24-2012, 12:12 AM
Larry Hagman dead at the age of 81. RIP JR

batista4goldglove
11-24-2012, 03:28 PM
Camacho is no longer clinging.

Musk21
11-25-2012, 11:03 PM
Larry Hagman dead at the age of 81. RIP JR

2 of us had Larry Hagman (Musk21 and jctwins).


Current Standings
1. Musk21 (Larry Hagman, Andy Williams, Vidal Sassoon, Gary Carter, Robin Gibb, Etta James, Joe Paterno) - 174 pts
2. jctwins (Phyllis Diller, Dick Clark, Bill Janklow, Hagman, James, Paterno, Carter) - 155 pts
3. everyday (Gibb, James, Paterno, Whitney Houston, Dick Clark) - 150 pts
4. Fatbeer (Bill Janklow, Paterno, Houston, Carter) - 138 pts
5. Great Canadian Twins Fan (James, Carter, Gibb, Williams) - 124 pts
6. batista4goldglove (Janklow, James, Carter, Williams) - 114 pts
7. biggentleben (Andy Griffith, George McGovern, Janklow, Paterno, Gibb) - 105 pts
8. Ted666 (Janklow, James, Carter) - 98 pts
9. SpiritofVodkaDave (Janklow, James, Paterno, Clark) - 88 pts
10. notoriousgod71 (James, Paterno, Carter) - 85 pts
11. kasu327 (Houston, Gibb) - 81 pts
12. MilwaukeeTwins (Paterno, Clark, Gibb) - 71 pts
13. aj26 (Janklow, James, Paterno) - 70 pts
14. kydoty (Janklow, Paterno, Clark) - 61 pts
15. twinscowboysbulls (Janklow, Clark) - 46 pts
16. rnw24 (Paterno, Clark) - 33 pts
17. luke829 (Janklow) - 28 pts
18. username (Ernest Borgnine, Clark) - 23 pts
19. DPJ (Paterno, Diller) - 20 pts

GCTF
11-27-2012, 05:18 PM
Larry Hagman dead at the age of 81. RIP JR

2 of us had Larry Hagman (Musk21 and jctwins).

Damn, I know I've had JR in other years but I guess I took him off for this year. My 2012 list disappeared with BYTO.

luke829
11-27-2012, 05:59 PM
Former MLB Union head Marvin Miller dead at 95

Musk21
11-28-2012, 11:45 AM
2 of us had Larry Hagman (Musk21 and jctwins).

Damn, I know I've had JR in other years but I guess I took him off for this year. My 2012 list disappeared with BYTO.

Yes, you had him on your list each year from 2008 - 2011, but took him off this year. Your list this year was:






1.Michael Douglas



2.Kirk Douglas


3.Roger Ebert


4.Jerry Lewis


5.Lindsay Lohan


6.Ed Asner


7.Queen Elizabeth


8.Margaret Thatcher


9.Aretha Franklin


10.George HW Bush


11.Yogi Berra



12.Jack Klugman



Etta James (27 pts)



14.Prince Phillip


15.Muhammad Ali


Robin Gibb (38 pts)



Andy Williams (16 pts)



Gary Carter (43 pts)



19.Verne Gagne


20.Jimmy Carter


21.Zsa Zsa Gabor


22.Doris Day


23.Fats Domino


24.Larry Flynt


25.Fidel Castro

luke829
11-28-2012, 02:07 PM
Motivational guru Zig Ziglar dead at 86

luke829
11-29-2012, 06:26 PM
Former professional wrestler Buddy Roberts passes away at the age of 67

luke829
12-01-2012, 08:16 PM
Former college coach Rick Majerus dead at the age of 64

luke829
12-05-2012, 06:14 PM
Susan Luckey, actress ("The Music Man") dead at 74

luke829
12-05-2012, 06:15 PM
Dave Brubeck, Jazz Musician, dead at 91

luke829
12-05-2012, 06:15 PM
Former US Rep. Jack Brooks dead at 89

luke829
12-08-2012, 01:44 PM
Reinhold Weege, creator of such hits as "Cheers", "Family Ties", and "The Cosby Show", dead at the age of 62 (or 63, depending on which link you click on).

luke829
12-19-2012, 05:57 PM
Robert Bork, former Solicitor General and Supreme Court nominee, dead at 85

batista4goldglove
12-25-2012, 04:10 AM
Jack Klugman dead at 90 and Charles Durning dead at 89.

GCTF
12-26-2012, 03:38 PM
Well, I had Klugman but even if Ed Asner commits a double regicide in the next 5 days I'd come up short.

batista4goldglove
12-26-2012, 03:53 PM
Musk, same rules for 2013?

luke829
12-26-2012, 04:22 PM
Musk, same rules for 2013?

Musk posted a thread on the subject a little while back. From what I was able to glean, the criteria has not changed.

Musk21
12-27-2012, 09:51 AM
Jack Klugman dead at 90 and Charles Durning dead at 89.

3 people (GCTF, batista4goldglove, and username) had Jack Klugman.

Current Standings
1. Musk21 (Larry Hagman, Andy Williams, Vidal Sassoon, Gary Carter, Robin Gibb, Etta James, Joe Paterno) - 174 pts
2. jctwins (Phyllis Diller, Dick Clark, Bill Janklow, Hagman, James, Paterno, Carter) - 155 pts
3. everyday (Gibb, James, Paterno, Whitney Houston, Dick Clark) - 150 pts
4. Fatbeer (Bill Janklow, Paterno, Houston, Carter) - 138 pts
5. Great Canadian Twins Fan (Jack Klugman, James, Carter, Gibb, Williams) - 134 pts
6. batista4goldglove (Klugman, Janklow, James, Carter, Williams) - 124 pts
7. biggentleben (Andy Griffith, George McGovern, Janklow, Paterno, Gibb) - 105 pts
8. Ted666 (Janklow, James, Carter) - 98 pts
9. SpiritofVodkaDave (Janklow, James, Paterno, Clark) - 88 pts
10. notoriousgod71 (James, Paterno, Carter) - 85 pts
11. kasu327 (Houston, Gibb) - 81 pts
12. MilwaukeeTwins (Paterno, Clark, Gibb) - 71 pts
13. aj26 (Janklow, James, Paterno) - 70 pts
14. kydoty (Janklow, Paterno, Clark) - 61 pts
15. twinscowboysbulls (Janklow, Clark) - 46 pts
16. rnw24 (Paterno, Clark) - 33 pts
17. username (Ernest Borgnine, Clark, Klugman) - 33 pts
18. luke829 (Janklow) - 28 pts
19. DPJ (Paterno, Diller) - 20 pts

luke829
12-27-2012, 08:37 PM
"Stormin" Norman Schwarzkopf dead at the age of 78

Musk21
01-02-2013, 02:40 PM
I won for the 3rd time in 6 years (also in 2007 & 2008). If you are interested in participating in the 2013 edition, be sure to check out the '2013 Celebrity Death Pool' thread and PM me your list of 25 celebrities by Monday, January 7th.

Final Standings
1. Musk21 (Larry Hagman, Andy Williams, Vidal Sassoon, Gary Carter, Robin Gibb, Etta James, Joe Paterno) - 174 pts
2. jctwins (Phyllis Diller, Dick Clark, Bill Janklow, Hagman, James, Paterno, Carter) - 155 pts
3. everyday (Gibb, James, Paterno, Whitney Houston, Dick Clark) - 150 pts
4. Fatbeer (Bill Janklow, Paterno, Houston, Carter) - 138 pts
5. Great Canadian Twins Fan (Jack Klugman, James, Carter, Gibb, Williams) - 134 pts
6. batista4goldglove (Klugman, Janklow, James, Carter, Williams) - 124 pts
7. biggentleben (Andy Griffith, George McGovern, Janklow, Paterno, Gibb) - 105 pts
8. Ted666 (Janklow, James, Carter) - 98 pts
9. SpiritofVodkaDave (Janklow, James, Paterno, Clark) - 88 pts
10. notoriousgod71 (James, Paterno, Carter) - 85 pts
11. kasu327 (Houston, Gibb) - 81 pts
12. MilwaukeeTwins (Paterno, Clark, Gibb) - 71 pts
13. aj26 (Janklow, James, Paterno) - 70 pts
14. kydoty (Janklow, Paterno, Clark) - 61 pts
15. twinscowboysbulls (Janklow, Clark) - 46 pts
16. rnw24 (Paterno, Clark) - 33 pts
17. username (Ernest Borgnine, Clark, Klugman) - 33 pts
18. luke829 (Janklow) - 28 pts
19. DPJ (Paterno, Diller) - 20 pts