KDP

8 days since last hit!
(60th longest Dry Spell)

Current Game: 2019
Game Days
Played: 145 / Remaining: 220

About the KDP
Kaufman's Dead Pool is a by-invitation-only dead pool. We are currently in our 22nd year of play. The KDP was created and maintained by Gene Kaufman.

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Recent Deaths
Date Celeb # Hits
5/17Herman Wouk10
5/16I.M. Pei6
5/14Tim Conway9
of celebs DEAD

Game News

05/17/2019

Wouk a crazy week!

Our 4th hit this week! Author Herman Wouk has died at 103, and 10 players picked him, including Michelle Downey, who becomes the first player to get a 4th hit (after becoming the first to get a third hit earlier this week), and resumes her spot at the top of the scoreboard

Brave Sir Robin and Lindsey Roke each get their third hit.

Joe Biasi, Kelly Keegan's Kelly and Craig - Do It Again List, Christina O`Sullivan's Angell`s in the Outfield List, Natalie Tyler's Old Writers Never Die.... List and Judith Place each pick up a second hit.

Shelley Brown's List 2 and Brad Hope make the board with their first hit of the game.

WHEW! Hope I didn't miss anybody! Congrats, all!

Blurb credit blame: me

05/16/2019

I.M. Dead

The Louvre architect I.M. Pei is dead at 102, and 6 players picked up the hit: John Downey and Rich Place's Barley Place - Older than me List each get their third hit, taking over the penthouse suite of the scoreboard, while Toe Tag, Lindsey Roke and Shelley Brown's List 1 each snag their second hit. Finally, Natalie Tyler's Old Friends List moves into the scoreboard on her first hit of the year.

Congrats, all!

05/14/2019

No more golf for Dorf

Actor Tim Conway is dead at 85, and 9 lists picked him including a second hit for Aunti Di's List 1 and Natalie Tyler's Ohio and Goodbye-O List (her second hit in 2 days!).

Picking up a first hit: Kelly Keegan's Kelly and Craig - Do It Again List, Kevin Byrnes, Bob Razem, Kelly Keegan's List 4, Christina O`Sullivan's Angell`s in the Outfield List, Gene Kaufman (yay me!) and Natalie Tyler's Must See TV: 1970’s edition List.

Congrats, everybody!

Blurb Credit: Bob Lyhus

05/13/2019

Doris Day of the Dead

Actress Doris Day has died at 97, and 11 lists picked her, including Michelle Downey, who becomes the first player this year to get a third hit as she moves to first place.

John Downey, Natalie Tyler's Let`s Hear It For the Girls List and Rich Place's Barley Place - Older than me List each snag their second hit.

Finally, 7 players got their first hit of the year: Neil Hall, Natalie Tyler's Ohio and Goodbye-O List, Shelley Brown's List 3 , Sheila Place, Kelly Keegan's List 3, Aunti Di's List 2 and Mike Roche's Hollywood List.

Congratulations, all!

News Archive

Recent Site News
10/2/2013 - Added a new chart showing how long it's been since we've had a Dry Spell longer than the current one to the Dry Spell page.

3/4/2013 - Cleaned up a few spots with missing data on the Profiles and Weighted Finish pages.

1/7/2013 - In the process of moving the game to a new host - hopefully things won't be TOO wonky!

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Important Game Dates to Note
12/25 Lists accepted
12/31
  Noon (ET) - No more new celebs accepted
  Midnight (ET) - No more lists accepted
  Midnight (ET) - Current Game ends.
01/01 New Game starts
02/01 Unpaid lists dropped from game