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    I don't agree with that, not one bit. But by...

    I don't agree with that, not one bit.

    But by your criteria, Astrud Gilberto slips in under the wire. :cool:
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    I usually have several books going at one time...

    I usually have several books going at one time and consequently it takes me a while to finish any of them!

    I'm finally finishing the great Frank Murphy book The Silence of Great Distance which...
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    She's a fool (SHAG-A-DOO-LA), She's a fool...

    She's a fool (SHAG-A-DOO-LA),
    She's a fool (SHAG-A-DOO-LA),
    She has his love but treats him cruel (SHAG-A-DOO-LA, SHAG-A-DOO-LA)

    Doesn't get any better than that!
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    I agree. A lot of people have been hit with the...

    I agree. A lot of people have been hit with the flu this winter. Maybe not to the point of being sick in bed but enough to make one miserable. Most of us try to just muddle on and can get away...
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    Yup! I saw a guy with dreads high jumping last...

    Yup!
    I saw a guy with dreads high jumping last weekend and wondered whether HIS hair was ever a factor in knocking down the bar. Many of the lady HJers keep their hair pretty short.
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    Speaking of, she was able to hang with Rowbury...

    Speaking of, she was able to hang with Rowbury most of that race. I never thought I'd see her round into having that much speed.
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    Very disappointing that the NBC guys had little...

    Very disappointing that the NBC guys had little to say about breaking Eamonn's record. I was hoping they'd have Eamonn and "Kip" on their cool-down show!

    Hopefully, there will be an interview...
  8. I don't think we know the limits to Coburn's...

    I don't think we know the limits to Coburn's talent. She could probably break 4:00 in 1500 and will ultimately have to in order to compete with the Africans.
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    Thanks for posting all of this. But if it was...

    Thanks for posting all of this. But if it was me, I would attend at least for mPV and w60. But hey, Katy Perry is going to be there in a couple of weeks!

    FYI my mother grew up in Berlin and was...
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    Great story on Jenner on the TFN home page with...

    Great story on Jenner on the TFN home page with quotes from his contemporaries. Too bad a lot of the public will be reading People magazine instead of something like this....
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    Kind of puts all of this gender changing talk...

    Kind of puts all of this gender changing talk into perspective when you get into a life or death situation like this.

    Nothing official as to the cause but based on that news report link posted...
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    But then again, New Balance could've just run...

    But then again, New Balance could've just run Simpson on the 1600 leg and let Martinez have the 800.
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    I was shocked to see her get passed but glad that...

    I was shocked to see her get passed but glad that she pulled it out on the last lap. I somehow feel that she told herself that she wasn't supposed to get beaten and turned it on. She was fierce to...
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    I stand corrected! (I am still in denial)

    I stand corrected! (I am still in denial)
  15. I don't believe they will give you a shingles...

    I don't believe they will give you a shingles vaccine unless you are over 60. At least, that's what I heard.

    I got shingles back in 2011 and it caused neurological problems to the point where I...
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    Has anyone heard what his feminized name will be?...

    Has anyone heard what his feminized name will be? Perhaps this will come out when they have the TV interview.
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    Well, I had been in denial on this, thinking that...

    Well, I had been in denial on this, thinking that this was mostly tabloid BS.

    I can't think of another case of a true sporting hero transitioning like this. It's his life, more power to him. ...
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    So my sister calls me tonight to tell me but she...

    So my sister calls me tonight to tell me but she is not the most reliable source. However, I had seen a tabloid last week where he was (fake) wearing lipstick but read the articles and his family...
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    UW Preview

    Features a loaded women's 1000 meters including Hasay, Rowbury. Cain in the 600 and more. 1000 is about to start in a few minutes!

    See...
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    Not to seem over-biased towards the distance...

    Not to seem over-biased towards the distance folks. I would kill just to see some hurdlers tonight.
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    I haven't seen it yet, but I'm pissed over all...

    I haven't seen it yet, but I'm pissed over all the publicity that this friggin' Interview film is generating. I heard that before one showing, the audience got up and sang God Bless America. I...
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    I'm more concerned about the general populace...

    I'm more concerned about the general populace thinking that something is innocuous due to media glamorization and getting sucked into addiction. If they legalized cocaine, it would be hell to pay. ...
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    Things To Come

    We are a pathetic, suffering bunch here at this time of year, having to endure the "break" between summer and indoor and pretending that cross country really gets us off.

    But the recent article...
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    I believe that the book for Unbroken makes some...

    I believe that the book for Unbroken makes some unconfirmed claims regarding Zamperini's training times after he got back into it after the war. We've all heard that one before, too. Regardless,...
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    I am in total agreement on this. I (mostly) pull...

    I am in total agreement on this. I (mostly) pull in forward and have to endure the dreaded backing up movement, but my Tacoma has a camera in the tailgate and that helps. The problem is that so...
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