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Posted: 12/31/2005 6:54:13 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/31/2005 6:54:34 PM EST by so2315]
Just tuned into the Rockin Eve New Years show, and he sounds like total s*%t!!!! What happened to him???
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 6:54:34 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/31/2005 6:54:45 PM EST by FieroLoki]
He is old.

And has had alot of health issues.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 6:54:48 PM EST
He had a major stroke a while back.

Link Posted: 12/31/2005 6:54:57 PM EST
If memory serves, he had a stroke.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 6:59:13 PM EST
I guess I give him credit for having the courage to get in front of the cameras and carry on the tradition.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 7:10:18 PM EST
Talk about not knowing when to call it a career.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 7:10:52 PM EST
It's Bush's fault.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 7:11:24 PM EST
That's not Dick Clark. He was replaced by a robot 8 years ago.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 7:13:00 PM EST
Yup stroke almost did him in......
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 7:14:47 PM EST
Time has finally caught up with the eternal teenager....


Woody
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 7:16:37 PM EST
I met him a couple of years ago in Las Vegas. He was there because he produced the ACM Awards. Say what you want about the old guy, he was the nicest, most polite guy you would want to meet. 100% class.

That is all.


jj
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 7:41:22 PM EST
I've got alotta respect for the guy! Hell, he had a major stroke and was/is back in the saddle! Tuff guy in my book...
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 8:40:18 PM EST
It was kind of sad. His speech was slurred and couldn't pronounce some words properly even though he had his wits about him.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 9:05:08 PM EST

Originally Posted By tripledouble:
It was kind of sad. His speech was slurred and couldn't pronounce some words properly even though he had his wits about him.



I agree that it was kind of sad. It really drives home your age. He's been doing New Year's for forever and a day.

The guy does have a huge brass pair , though. Tough guy.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 9:06:18 PM EST

Originally Posted By GabbasaurusRex:
That's not Dick Clark. He was replaced by a robot 8 years ago.



Dick Clark is a Cylon. There are many copies....
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 9:07:06 PM EST
I believe he is 80 years old
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 9:09:10 PM EST
He is a ZOMBIE!
Shoot him before he eats your brains!
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 9:36:11 PM EST
He ran out of his magic skin cream made from the blood of virgins...
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 9:47:46 PM EST

Originally Posted By WWoodworth:
Time has finally caught up with the eternal teenager....


Woody





Boy, that ain't no lie.

I saw him on TV one day and he still looked like a kid and about a week later, he looked about 87 years old.

It all caught up with him at once.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 9:50:11 PM EST

Originally Posted By ArmedAndRetarded:
He is a ZOMBIE!
Shoot him before he eats your brains!



Come on man your talk'in about dick.

Seriously, did ya'll see him kissing some chick at midnight.

Wasn't paying much attention but when I looked over and saw him I had to laugh

Looked like when he liplocked with old girl he was trying to french kiss her and she didn't look real enthuzed about the deal.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 10:42:34 PM EST
the stroke transformed him into the sofa king.

Link Posted: 12/31/2005 10:58:33 PM EST
Is there anyone more responsible for the mainstream acceptance of rock and roll music?

I cannot think of anyone else.

God bless Dick Clark.

Link Posted: 12/31/2005 11:34:02 PM EST
He HAS to be dead by now.
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 11:52:53 PM EST

Originally Posted By netwt12:
the stroke transformed him into the sofa king.


Could you be any more insulting?

He could still have his normal intelligence hidden behind his speech difficulty. After my wife's stroke, she speak a single word (or even my name) but she still had every single bit of her intelligence. She scored well on a verbal IQ test. She couldn't read a single word on the page, but when it was read to her, she could nod when you read the correct answer from the choices. From what I heard about his condition just after it happened, he's doing pretty well now.z
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 11:57:02 PM EST

Originally Posted By GabbasaurusRex:
That's not Dick Clark. He was replaced by a robot 8 years ago.



He's not General Grevious now is he?

Link Posted: 12/31/2005 11:57:33 PM EST

WTF Happened to Dick Clark????
.


Do we really care?
Link Posted: 12/31/2005 11:58:22 PM EST
I wish Bush would stop these kind of things.
Link Posted: 1/1/2006 3:22:58 AM EST
Link Posted: 1/1/2006 3:44:11 AM EST
Well, lets see how well some of the 20-something posters here do when they're pushing 80 and survived a stroke!!!

Regardless of how tough you are now - you will get old, we all do - it's a fact of life. Don't be so hard on the guy.
Link Posted: 1/1/2006 3:53:39 AM EST
Well, they should have shown him more and have him talk less. It was rather sad to hear him.
Link Posted: 1/1/2006 4:25:28 AM EST
Link Posted: 1/1/2006 5:49:41 AM EST
How about that Mariah Carey? She looks like she has been hitting the Dove bars!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Link Posted: 1/1/2006 5:55:41 AM EST
Link Posted: 1/1/2006 9:14:40 AM EST

Originally Posted By CajunMojo:

WTF Happened to Dick Clark????
.


Do we really care?



Dude, alot of us grew up watching him on American Bandstand, back when you were just a lump in your dad's nut sack.
The only problem I noticed is his speech. His mind is still sharp, and I feel sorry for him trying to put the speech with his train of thought.
All I can say is he has steel balls for getting up in front of the world and doing the show!
God Bless him.
Link Posted: 1/1/2006 9:20:02 AM EST

Originally Posted By TomJefferson:

Originally Posted By zoom:

Originally Posted By netwt12:
the stroke transformed him into the sofa king.


Could you be any more insulting?

He could still have his normal intelligence hidden behind his speech difficulty. After my wife's stroke, she speak a single word (or even my name) but she still had every single bit of her intelligence. She scored well on a verbal IQ test. She couldn't read a single word on the page, but when it was read to her, she could nod when you read the correct answer from the choices. From what I heard about his condition just after it happened, he's doing pretty well now.z



You are wasting your breath. Some of these guys would give a spastic kid an icecream cone just so they could watch him plant it in his forehead so they could laugh.

Square as Dick Clark was he dared to bridge the generation gap over the decades taking Rock from the Devils music to the most dominant music in the US. This man made a difference in his life which is far better than most of us spending our lives on the internet.

Tj



I sure as hell would.
Link Posted: 1/1/2006 9:21:25 AM EST
Some of you jerks have absolutely no class.
Link Posted: 1/1/2006 9:42:52 AM EST

Originally Posted By jjrockbush:
I met him a couple of years ago in Las Vegas. He was there because he produced the ACM Awards. Say what you want about the old guy, he was the nicest, most polite guy you would want to meet. 100% class.

That is all.


jj



My daughter was on a couple of game shows that he hosted and had the chance to have lunch with him a few times as a result. She reported that he was as nice a guy as she had ever met.
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