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Post 1

Ormondroyd

Hi Danny,

Just wanted to let you know that I can at least give you an Entry number for Eric Idle now: A701434 . I've only written an introductory paragraph so far, but I am aware of the deadline date and will try to keep to it!


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Post 2

Danny B

Don't worry about the deadline smiley - smiley - I've still got loads to write and it's not all going to happen this week smiley - erm

smiley - cheers


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Post 3

Danny B

OK... the dealine has been put back by a month. Hopefully that will give me time to finish everything...


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Post 4

Ormondroyd

smiley - yikes I thought for a moment there you were going to tell me that Eric was needed this afternoon! Sorry I've been so slow - I really have been a bit under the weather. smiley - ill I will get it done soon, I promise! smiley - angel


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Post 5

Danny B

Sorry to panic you! I'll try not to let it happen again smiley - winkeye Hope you're feeling better soon smiley - ok


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Post 6

Ormondroyd

Hi Danny,

I'm sorry you're still waiting for Eric. smiley - blush I have done a lot of work on it, as you can see, but I have had a lot going on in my life and just haven't had the chance to finish it. Your own amazing workrate puts me to shame! Please forgive me smiley - grovel - I'll get on with it as soon as I'm back from holiday next weekend!


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Post 7

Danny B

No problem smiley - smiley

Vp and VidMaster are still working on their entries (I hope smiley - winkeye) so I was planning to put the deadline back anyway.

The article's looking great by the way smiley - ok

Enjoy your holiday smiley - smiley

smiley - cheers

Danny B.


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Post 8

Ormondroyd

Greetings from Lytham Library, and thanks for being so understanding! smiley - smiley I'm pretty pleased with the way the Entry's shaping up. I must admit that I didn't realise quite how many different things Mr Idle had done - I've still got to cover his stage acting, his play writing, his novels and his Gilbert and Sullivan operetta singing! smiley - bigeyes


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Post 9

Danny B

All of the Pythons seem to have ridiculously varied careers... Some people are just show-offs smiley - smiley


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Post 10

Danny B

Just to let you know, you can now link Eric to Cambridge University (A724231) smiley - smiley


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Post 11

Danny B

You can also link Eric to John Cleese (A736382) smiley - silly


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Post 12

Ormondroyd

Thanks, Danny - Cambridge and Cleese links have been duly added! smiley - smiley

I have added a few more paragraphs to the Eric Entry in the past week, and I will continue to add to it - there's still his theatre and music careers to cover! I see that there are still three more Entries to do for the project, so I'm not particularly hurrying, but do let me know if my leisurely pace is causing any problems! smiley - cheers


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Post 13

Danny B

No problems... yet smiley - winkeye

I've taken over the John Cleese entry myself as I hadn't heard anything from the author in weeks despite leaving some friendly reminders. Vogonpoet still plans to write about Python songs, but I know he's very busy in RL. I think when the Idle and Cleese entries are finished I might submit the project. Any other entries that people want to add can be put through PR later.

smiley - cheers


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Post 14

Ormondroyd

I believe I may finally have got the Eric piece finished. smiley - yikes

Take a look and see what you think! smiley - smiley


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Danny B

Fantastic smiley - wow

I've been reading (and enjoying) the article as you've gone along - nice work smiley - biggrin

'Pop Idle' indeed! smiley - laugh

This means that I can send the thing off to the editors smiley - run Many thanks for your help smiley - cheers

Danny B.


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Post 16

Ormondroyd

Thank you! smiley - blush

Having just re-read the piece, the only other things I can think of that could be mentioned are 'Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life' becoming a football anthem (it'll doubtless be heard again during the World Cup), and the fact that Eric was the only one of the surviving Pythons who declined to take part in the 30th anniversary BBC TV special - reportedly because he'd had a row with John Cleese. I could add paragraphs on those things today if you like! smiley - smiley


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Post 17

Danny B

I've asked for them to be moved over to SchrEck for subbing, but if you can get in before that happens, go for it! If not, you can always write something and get SchrEck to add it later smiley - smiley


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Post 18

Ormondroyd

I've added new final paragraphs to the 'Eric the Python' and 'Pop Idle' sections covering the things I mentioned.

Right, that's it - I'll leave it alone now and let the Editors do their worst! smiley - biggrin


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SchrEck Inc.

Got it - I'm particularly looking forward to tear this piece apart. smiley - winkeye


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Post 20

Ormondroyd

smiley - yikes


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