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    Having worked dozen of meets in Austin over the...

    Having worked dozen of meets in Austin over the last 40+ years, I can attest that you can get temps from the 30s to 100s, rain, sleet, tornadoes and sunshine all in one four day meet. Just have the...
  2. Thread: Fun with maps

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    Unless I missed one, LA 79 % and MI 77% lead in...

    Unless I missed one, LA 79 % and MI 77% lead in homegrown residents. I don't know what that says about migration north or south.
  3. That'll show em.

    That'll show em.
  4. Thread: Mary Cain.

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    I don't remember what race it was or who she beat...

    I don't remember what race it was or who she beat but my favorite all-time post race quote by an athlete when asked about her strategy and thoughts in the race to the finish is Mary Cain's, "..I just...
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    Nope. I have literally hundreds of previous...

    Nope. I have literally hundreds of previous courthouses of both current and long gone counties but missed that one. I must have skirted Ooltweh, TN on I-75 but not a clue a beautiful old courthouse...
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    Could be.. it has been along time (circa...

    Could be.. it has been along time (circa 1981)since I have been to either place.
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    Kinda like Beaufort (BOW-fert) SC and Beaufort...

    Kinda like Beaufort (BOW-fert) SC and Beaufort (BEW-fert) NC
  8. For those of us in Yorba Linda who do not read...

    For those of us in Yorba Linda who do not read the People magazine equivalent of athletics and are not familiar with Gatlin's romantic resume, not that her opinion is sacred but curiosity compels...
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    This is a chicken and egg thing.. I agree BIG...

    This is a chicken and egg thing.. I agree BIG purses would attract more fans but it is going to take some deep pockets to keep it going until fans sustain it.
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    It is obviously for spectators (as in ski...

    It is obviously for spectators (as in ski jumping)...dunno if they can make it invisible from runway.. maybe the solution is to change the rule.
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    Portland is obviously north of Storrs... however,...

    Portland is obviously north of Storrs... however, if a crow flew due north from each city, Storrs is closer to Canada.. if the crow veered a smidgen(defined as half a degree) west of north and took...
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    Maybe that is the logic behind the rule of no...

    Maybe that is the logic behind the rule of no markers in the pit...It is up to the individual on every jump to hit the board as near behind the foul line as possible at optimum maximum speed,...
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    I agree.. just as I have never understood why, if...

    I agree.. just as I have never understood why, if this is a no-no, it is ok to place Oly or WR markers along side the pit. presumably they are for spectator benefit but I doubt they ever enabled a...
  14. Thread: LHC

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    Huh?????????

    Huh?????????
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    Ok, watched the video... unless they have...

    Ok, watched the video... unless they have changed, horizontal jump rules prohibit placing any "target" in the pit.
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    This is new?? ...looks like the tri-angular...

    This is new?? ...looks like the tri-angular set-up we used at the 96 Olympics.. at that time it was mysterious enough that it came with expert Swiss technicians...two officials confirmed and recorded...
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    LJ Laser Technology

    Where can we learn more about the new laser technology rported on front page?
  18. Thread: help me ...

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    Whatever it was called, it was not C&W.. I...

    Whatever it was called, it was not C&W.. I skipped right past it.
    The "duet" show Friday nite was not bad.. known "artists" covering known artist from 50s and 60s.
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    Just leave it alone.. stop the gamesmanship......

    Just leave it alone.. stop the gamesmanship... one false start... out.
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    I believe he did but Edwards already had the...

    I believe he did but Edwards already had the record and I especially remember Harrison (I think).. I guess because he was a homeboy.
    Of course, that was 19 years ago and I will stipulate my memory...
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    I am obviously biased because I was the pit judge...

    I am obviously biased because I was the pit judge for that competition but I agree with gh. Harrison had a foul that, in my estimation, netted about 60-4 . There were World and Oly record marker...
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    Being intellectually and emotionally in favor of...

    Being intellectually and emotionally in favor of capital punishment for some crimes,imo this one certainly qualifies..

    Still, if I were 20 years old facing 50 or 60 years in solitary in a 12X7...
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    The headline writer should have read the article.

    The headline writer should have read the article.
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    I understand that there are people who oppose...

    I understand that there are people who oppose capital punishment. Others are equally insistent that some acts are so heinous there is no other suitable lesser punishment.
    Perhaps life imprisonment...
  25. Thread: Deflategate

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    I am not a Brady or Patriots fan but this penalty...

    I am not a Brady or Patriots fan but this penalty is severe overkill.
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