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 R.I.P. Andy Rooney

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R.I.P. Andy Rooney Sat, 11/5/11 10:09 AM (permalink)
My goal every Sunday was to be settled in in time for A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney.

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    Re:R.I.P. Andy Rooney Sat, 11/5/11 10:39 AM (permalink)
    Wow, this could be a Rooney segment, people who work too many years and die within weeks of retirement. Although in his case, there wasn't much work involved with his job.

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      Re:R.I.P. Andy Rooney Sat, 11/5/11 12:22 PM (permalink)
      He probably knew.  Too many people die right after retiring.

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        Re:R.I.P. Andy Rooney Sat, 11/5/11 12:31 PM (permalink)
        living until  92 years old, I figure he did OK

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          Re:R.I.P. Andy Rooney Sat, 11/5/11 1:18 PM (permalink)
          I really enjoyed his show.  I have a couple of his books as well.

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            Re:R.I.P. Andy Rooney Sat, 11/5/11 4:12 PM (permalink)
            I loved his segments, simplistic but hilarously  brilliant.
            I'd buy a CD of "The Best of Andy Rooney"
              ann peeples

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              Re:R.I.P. Andy Rooney Sat, 11/5/11 5:30 PM (permalink)
              I was really shocked as he just retired. He loved what he did, and just said goodbye...
                mr chips

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                Re:R.I.P. Andy Rooney Sun, 11/6/11 5:42 AM (permalink)
                Too eerie. Just like Bear Bryant.

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                  Re:R.I.P. Andy Rooney Sun, 11/6/11 12:36 PM (permalink)
                  Our newspaper today said he went into the hospital with an unnamed illness and never recovered.  I have a feeling that he planned the end of his life, knowing he had only a short time to live, and worked up until the very last.  If only we all could do as well.  He was a great man, and will be remembered.

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                    Re:R.I.P. Andy Rooney Sun, 11/6/11 10:59 PM (permalink)
                    'Andy is gone now.... but his eyebrows will live forever...'
                    Wow, He's been a part of my Sunday for many many years...
                      carlton pierre

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                      Re:R.I.P. Andy Rooney Mon, 11/7/11 7:40 AM (permalink)
                      I always liked his perspective on the various things he brought up.  I'll certainly miss him.
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