Score Calculation & Bonus Categories

The Magic Formula: (100 - Age) + All Applicable Bonus Points = Total Score

Example: If your pick was 105 years old AND it was a 'Solo Pick', you would get 20 points: (100 - 105) + 25 = 20

The Herman Cain: 19 PointsCONTINUED For 2021

Celebrity dies due to complications from COVID-19.

The Home Solo Pick: 25 Points

Celebrity is not picked by anyone else in your Funeral home.

The Site-Wide Solo Pick: 25 Points

Celebrity is not picked by anyone else site-wide. These points are awarded in ADDITION to the Home Solo.

First Blood: 25 Points

You are the first mourner(s) to get a hit in your Funeral Home. This applies to as many Homes as you are in.

The Kurt Cobain: 25 Points

Celebrity dies from suicide.

The Amy Winehouse: 25 Points

Celebrity dies from an accidental drug or alcohol overdose. Confirmed by toxicology before the end of the Funeral Home year.

The Monthly Mortality: 25 Points

Celebrity dies from the ailment of the month DURING the ailment's awareness month. Example: If your celebrity dies of prostate cancer during October, you get no points.
  • January - Cervical Cancer
  • February - Heart Health (Any heart related death)
  • March - Colorectal Cancer
  • April - Testicular Cancer
  • May - Skin Cancer
  • June - National Safety Month (Any death from an accident. Excludes vehicles & accidental OD)
  • July - Sarcoma
  • August - Lung Cancer
  • September - Prostate Cancer
  • October - Breast Cancer
  • November - Pancreatic Cancer
  • December - Liver Cancer (Not the correct month, but we had to show the liver some love)

The EGOT: 25 PointsNEW For 2021

Celebrity has any one, or all entertainment awards...Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony.

And since there are many types of each (Emmy: Primetime, Daytime, Sports, News, etc.), to simplfy the qualifiers - if a celebrity has the word 'Emmy', 'Grammy', 'Oscar' or 'Tony' attached to their CV, they qualify for the bonus.

The Tupac: 50 PointsNEW For 2021

Celebrity dies on Friday the 13th.

The John Lennon: 50 Points

Celebrity is murdered. For the purposes of this game "murder" is defined as being killed against your will, at the behest of another, while having a reasonable expectation of not being killed. So, by that definition, Law enforcement, spies and military personnel will not qualify, unless they are murdered outside of their profession. And to clarify further, terrorists killed in drone strikes or any other military operation will not count.

The Daily Double: 50 Points

2 celebrities die in the same day (25 points for each celebrity). 3 celebs would be an extra 75 points, etc.

The Machine Gun Kelly: 75 Points

Celebrity dies on their birthday.

The Lynyrd Skynyrd: 75 Points

Celebrity dies in any vehicle crash: Car, Motorcycle, Aircraft, Spacecraft, Hot Air Balloon, etc. This does NOT include being struck by a vehicle. The celebrity must be a passenger.

The Last Call: 100 Points

Celebrity dies on December 31st.