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    Peking to Peiping to Beijing

    Peking to Peiping to Beijing
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    Just saw a scroll on CNN.... down for the season !

    Just saw a scroll on CNN.... down for the season !
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    2nd best line in the movie. # 1, of course is......

    2nd best line in the movie. # 1, of course is...

    " Yahoo !! "
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    i love it !!!

    i love it !!!
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    This story made the national NBC News tonight...

    This story made the national NBC News tonight with Lester Holt.
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    A Stat project for someone here !

    All the talk in the Marathon post suddenly broought in Decathletes, but let's remember:

    As great as these Decathletes are, the Decathlon is ONE event. So my stat project for someone is: take the...
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    I hear "clock" used when you say, for instance...

    I hear "clock" used when you say, for instance talking about a race performance against a rival, " I'm going to clean your clock ! "

    Sadly, I used this phrase talking to a friend of mine, and she...
  8. above is true, but the last 4 subsequently got...

    above is true, but the last 4 subsequently got ELECTED as Prez, and had VP's then. Not so the first 3. And Ford got to name one, just like he himself had been named !
  9. then 3 more....

    then 3 more....
  10. Absolutely correct bad hammy. He ran and lost ...

    Absolutely correct bad hammy. He ran and lost with James Cox in 1920.
  11. In 1836 John Tyler was a losing 3rd party VP...

    In 1836 John Tyler was a losing 3rd party VP candidate. 4 years later he was a winning candidate for VP and became Prez 30 days later when WH Harrison died.
  12. Losing Vice Presidential Candidate Trivia

    If you want to be President, don't run for Vice President... and then lose, and often be forgotten.
    Only one major party VP candidate ever lost, and then became President . Who was he ?
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    Whenever I type a small a, I inevitably hit Caps...

    Whenever I type a small a, I inevitably hit Caps Lock instead ( pinkie too far left ! ) , and then type a flurry of capitals that have to then be erased.
  14. Back in The Day, age 20-22, I used to whimsically...

    Back in The Day, age 20-22, I used to whimsically think that if I was a girl, I would be the best HJ'er in the world !
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    Good work my fellow Dukester... Jim Stevenson,...

    Good work my fellow Dukester... Jim Stevenson, from Penn State ( I think ) in the javelin. He was replaced on the team by a fellow with a very short and colorful name. Sorry about the 8 vs. 6 slip...
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    OK, trivia for bambam only...name a Stevenson...

    OK, trivia for bambam only...name a Stevenson that won his event in the '64 SFOTs, but then got bumped off the team in the FOTs when he finished only 6th ?
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    Well it's not Eric Liddell , as he died long...

    Well it's not Eric Liddell , as he died long before 1984. That's the best I can on this one.
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    Bill Carr is the easy part, but Ulis Williams is...

    Bill Carr is the easy part, but Ulis Williams is easy too !!

    1600 relay for both plus a 400 gold for Carr.
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    Papa Culpepper is the track/cc coach at Fairview...

    Papa Culpepper is the track/cc coach at Fairview HS in Boulder CO. He has another son in 6th grade that is quite good... he duels it out with my grandson !
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    2 of these queries are too easy, as ( of course !...

    2 of these queries are too easy, as ( of course ! ) it's the Discus, and there is no more Czechoslovakia.
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    BT and MR

    BT and MR
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    To add to my prior comment as a HJ official, my...

    To add to my prior comment as a HJ official, my main message to my Bar Helpers is NEVER touch the bar until I say " It's Good."
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    I have officiated in many repeat many HJ's, and...

    I have officiated in many repeat many HJ's, and have stabilized many a quivering bar after proclaiming "it's good ! " but only after being 100 % sure the quiver is abating. Having said that I agree...
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    Since this is "pick on Rodgers" time, let me...

    Since this is "pick on Rodgers" time, let me assert, that if I ever am the Relays Coach for a USA national team, he will never touch that baton for me.
  25. Whew ! They stayed on the air !

    Whew ! They stayed on the air !
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