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  1. Thread: WeiBer Hase

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    Most of our DOB data come from official Olympic...

    Most of our DOB data come from official Olympic entry forms. Does not mean there are not mistakes in it. If there are, we want to know and we will correct it.
  2. Thread: WeiBer Hase

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    Syria has won 3 Olympic medals through 2018, and...

    Syria has won 3 Olympic medals through 2018, and only 1 gold medal - Ghada Shouaa's heptathlon gold from 1996. Their first medal was a wrestling silver medal in 1984 by Joseph Atiyeh, and their...
  3. Thread: WeiBer Hase

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    I'll repeat the clue I gave hidden in a...

    I'll repeat the clue I gave hidden in a statement:

    Certainly a slick set of clues, DoubleRBar. You do this with such grace.
  4. Thread: WeiBer Hase

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    Certainly a slick set of clues, DoubleRBar. You...

    Certainly a slick set of clues, DoubleRBar. You do this with such grace.
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    One song that never became well known that I...

    One song that never became well known that I really liked by her was Adios, circa 1990. And not too many albums ever that were better than Heart Like a Wheel
  6. Though I have to put him no higher than #4 or #5...

    Though I have to put him no higher than #4 or #5 (the current 3 and Laver), my favorite quote on Pete Sampras came from his arch-rival, Andre Agassi. Asked who were the top 5 players he ever faced,...
  7. In a much more difficult era in which to play,...

    In a much more difficult era in which to play, Rod Laver won 22 title in 1962 and Jimmy Connors won 109 titles overall
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    This used to be an old trick of Red Auerbach in...

    This used to be an old trick of Red Auerbach in the Boston Garden. Locker room was cold (remember Massachusetts in the winter) and no hot water in the showers
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    That sounds good - I'll get it

    That sounds good - I'll get it
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    And the 2nd link to the 1938 New England...

    And the 2nd link to the 1938 New England Hurricane I knew more about and some it was a little personal. I grew up playing on a public golf course called Sandy Burr GC in Wayland, Massachusetts. Sandy...
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    Wow, user4, thanx for that first link. I knew of...

    Wow, user4, thanx for that first link. I knew of the Galveston Hurricane but not much about it. Amazing story.
  12. There was an interesting commentary in the booth...

    There was an interesting commentary in the booth last weekend between matches. It was Chris Fowler, Patrick McEnroe and Brad Gilbert and they were discussing who was the GOAT. All 3 picked Federer....
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    Where do you live, user4?

    Where do you live, user4?
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    Probably semantics Is that the brother I met...

    Probably semantics

    Is that the brother I met when we had dinner together in Raleigh - his wife is the TV news anchor? I didn't remember him saying he went to USMA, but I may have missed it.
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    Yeah, but it doesn't haunt me. Patients that...

    Yeah, but it doesn't haunt me. Patients that didn't do well still haunt me, however.
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    Maybe we're making a little bit too big of a...

    Maybe we're making a little bit too big of a thing out of a ... football game.
  17. Thread: HS Reunion

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    Interesting that it goes both ways. At my 10th...

    Interesting that it goes both ways. At my 10th year reunion I remember there was a woman there who had not been thought of in high school as one of the "pretty girls" at all. At the 10th reunion,...
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    Believe me, we've heard it. He won't be fooling...

    Believe me, we've heard it. He won't be fooling any experienced MD. The big tip-off is when you try to give them something other than the narcotic they are asking for, and they are always "allergic"...
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    So here's my Mack Brown story to show what type...

    So here's my Mack Brown story to show what type of guy he is. He recently had a TKR done by Dr Mike Bolognesi at Duke. Bolo (as we call him) was a Duke resident and I helped train him and he's a...
  20. Thread: HS Reunion

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    My 50th HS reunion is in about 2 weeks. One of my...

    My 50th HS reunion is in about 2 weeks. One of my old classmates does website design and has set up a nice website about a year ago and many of us have been on it, interacting, and getting back in...
  21. Thread: Foul

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    Here are the Olympic triple jumpers who led...

    Here are the Olympic triple jumpers who led qualifying but did not win gold in the final:

    year gender given_name surname noc medal place
    1992 M Pierre Camara FRA 11
    1956 M Teruji Kogake JPN 8...
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    So looking it up, the USATF awards the Captain...

    So looking it up, the USATF awards the Captain Ron Zinn Memorial Award to the racewalker of the year in the United States. No structure but I guess that counts.
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    There must be something named for Ron Zinn

    There must be something named for Ron Zinn
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    Was that "the" concert at Altamont? I'm not aware...

    Was that "the" concert at Altamont? I'm not aware that they played there more than the one time. What was that like??
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    Pretty accurate -...

    Pretty accurate - https://twitter.com/PaulCastronovo/status/1168596831162589184
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