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    So which restaurant was that Bill? I like...

    So which restaurant was that Bill? I like Bosco's over near Vandy but mainly for the beer!
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    Thanks for posting. The stats regarding number...

    Thanks for posting. The stats regarding number under the standards, men and women, are sure as hell are meaningful to those who have managed to squeak into the Trials. That will be a huge race and ...
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    Suffered through shoulder surgery for...

    Suffered through shoulder surgery for "impingement" a while back. I think I did too many bench presses, along with throwing "flakes" of hay to my horses. Reached the point where I couldn't lift...
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    I think she was great but not at the...

    I think she was great but not at the scintillating level.
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    Props to Genzebe, the logical choice! I will say...

    Props to Genzebe, the logical choice! I will say this... Ayana deserves more credit because she was so phenomenal and is my #2.

    (... in deep reflection and prayer tonight, given Thursday's...
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    So glad to see that the Heisman selectors did the...

    So glad to see that the Heisman selectors did the Right Thing!!!!
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    Has she done the Howard Stern Show yet? It would...

    Has she done the Howard Stern Show yet? It would be a hoot.
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    I agree. But he was supposedly much wilder than...

    I agree. But he was supposedly much wilder than most of us had imagined.

    His ex-wife Pattie Boyd (who subsequently married Clapton) wrote a tell-all (Wonderful Tonight) which pretty much takes...
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    I've got the boxed DVD set for Concert For...

    I've got the boxed DVD set for Concert For Bangladesh and that one is pretty high on the GOAT list. That ensemble included most of the All Things Must Pass musicians, who also had performed with Joe...
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    And you know the pressure will be on Murer, just...

    And you know the pressure will be on Murer, just like it was on Isi in 2013. I hope she can medal.
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    Sad. I'm assuming that the same holds true for news photography in general.

    I kind of expected to hear that the masses do not value still photos as in the past, given the instant gratification...
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    More here......

    More here...
    http://www.cnn.com/2015/11/22/opinions/whitfield-marvelous-mal/index.html

    So he won 800 gold in both 1948 and 1952. How many 800 meter runners have been able to do that?
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    Henry pulled his magic again late in the 4th...

    Henry pulled his magic again late in the 4th quarter against Miss. State when he ran for a 65 yd TD (in addition to a previous 74 yd TD), outrunning the defenders and using his patented stiff-arm...
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    Definitely. (I own several TB horses).

    Reminds me of John Walker's statement that his fave all-time athlete was Secretariat.
  15. Boy this stuff seems small fry tonight.

    Boy this stuff seems small fry tonight.
  16. Link to the infamous German documentary, for...

    Link to the infamous German documentary, for those who missed it earlier:
    https://youtu.be/iu9B-ty9JCY
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    Derrick Henry. Derrick f***ing Henry. But we...

    Derrick Henry. Derrick f***ing Henry. But we gotta get past Mississippi State and Auburn.

    You guys can imagine how we feel around here right now. Definitely the high point (so far!) of the Bama...
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    Not as bad as the other problem but still a...

    Not as bad as the other problem but still a nuisance!
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    I like to be able to put the show on "pause"...

    I like to be able to put the show on "pause" myself. However, there is nothing like seeing the right horror film in a theatre full of terrified fans. Or going to an old theatre in a creepy part of...
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    I thought it was a pretty good list because it included some of the more obscure films like eXistenZ and Dark City. And they did include Destination Moon, one of the original great films from the...
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    Back in 1963 when the Dodgers played the Yankees,...

    Back in 1963 when the Dodgers played the Yankees, my Mom committed the ultimate act of coolness: She let me SKIP SCHOOL to watch the opening game (Koufax vs. Whitey Ford). I was all of 12 years...
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    AaronK, I was a Strato-Matic fanatic back in the...

    AaronK, I was a Strato-Matic fanatic back in the day. Same kind of board game. My buddies and I had our own leagues and played this for years when we were teens. Sometimes, we'd lose a close game...
  23. We watched the 1931 film version of Frankenstein...

    We watched the 1931 film version of Frankenstein last night on the Svengoolie show and noticed how she was referred to in the credits as "Mrs. Percy B. Shelley". My wife about had a cow over that...
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    Well, Universal Sports was part of the great...

    Well, Universal Sports was part of the great Sling sports package ($10/month; sure as hell beats Flotrack). That said, we are losing a great US-based source of track and field, even though (as said)...
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    Best game of the year for me was Alabama vs....

    Best game of the year for me was Alabama vs. Tennessee last Saturday, "God Created A Bammer" notwithstanding. Tennessee has showed how TOUGH the SEC is and this is a team who has come damned close...
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