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    I not sure there's a 4th day in my life (not...

    I not sure there's a 4th day in my life (not counting wedding and births) after

    11/22/63
    7/20/69
    9/11/01
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    People go to LA to make money but end up losing...

    People go to LA to make money but end up losing their minds.
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    I've often noticed that Russian names can have...

    I've often noticed that Russian names can have multiple spellings. Some (same) names can end in

    y

    or

    i

    or
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    Pretty sure we've done this before, but I had...

    Pretty sure we've done this before, but I had just gotten home from Jr Hi, and was perplexed to find both my parents glued to the TV in mid-day. JFK had just been shot, and it even occurred to my...
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    Ask and ye shall receive. Top 10 (20 listed, down...

    Ask and ye shall receive. Top 10 (20 listed, down to 206-5):

    252-8 Mark Murro
    235-3 Bob Kouvolo
    233-11 Dan Tindall
    224-6 Greg Rigby
    220-4 Curt Brandon
    219-10 Bob Martin
    218-9 AJ Seymour...
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    Yeah, I suspect many . . . most . . . almost all...

    Yeah, I suspect many . . . most . . . almost all - just like to get a rise out of the rest of us. If I actually met one, I would totally agree with him (have to believe most are males), just to have...
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    I think it's brilliant. What better way to shine...

    I think it's brilliant. What better way to shine a light on a problem than to create buzz?
    The anti-drug motto of the 80s: "Just Say No" was totally impotent.
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    It's possible the coach told him too late for it...

    It's possible the coach told him too late for it to be safe, but his quote was:
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    Ha! You must have a microscopic memory of most...

    Ha! You must have a microscopic memory of most threads!
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    As long as you weren't trying to emulate Ty Cobb...

    As long as you weren't trying to emulate Ty Cobb or Pete Rose . . .
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    And that's nothing compared to the injuries...

    And that's nothing compared to the injuries sustained in football!

    Coach: I told my running back to run over that linebacker (6'4/240lb).
    Other coach: And I told my linebacker to hit the runner...
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    If I agree in principle, why does it feel so good...

    If I agree in principle, why does it feel so good to watch Buzz clock this guy?
    (about 50 sec mark)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_YM9cCtwz4&feature=emb_logo
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    Even if it's taped, the wagering deadline can be...

    Even if it's taped, the wagering deadline can be before the taping.
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    Some of their explanations are priceless! ...

    Some of their explanations are priceless!



    The most interesting aspect of being a flat-earther is being skeptical of what they haven't experienced for themselves, BUT WHAT THEY DO KNOW is...
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    The prime-time special will get great ratings,...

    The prime-time special will get great ratings, but now the regular schlubs on the syndicated show will look like cretins!
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    I visited Pittsbura in Pennsylvania once.

    I visited Pittsbura in Pennsylvania once.
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    Thought you were kidding! Not so much. ...

    Thought you were kidding! Not so much.



    Must have been running folks . . . [rimshot].
  18. Excuse me? 1. Toby Stevenson 2000 18-9 1/2...

    Excuse me?

    1. Toby Stevenson 2000 18-9 1/2 (5.72)
    2. Dylan Duvio 2015 18-1 3/4 (5.53)
    3. Graeme Hoste 2006 18-1 (5.51)

    1. Katerina Stefanidi 2012 14-9 1/2 (4.51)
    2. Kaitlyn Merritt 2019 14-2...
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    No, but made me look it up: ...

    No, but made me look it up:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ye_Olde_Trip_to_Jerusalem

    I did seek this out:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Tabard

    not realizing it was long gone, except...
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    And you just KNOW there will be Vegas action on...

    And you just KNOW there will be Vegas action on the outcome. If JH bets on himself, will he get the same reaction Charlie Hustle got?
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    ;) (he really did say Notnim.)

    ;) (he really did say Notnim.)
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    Do you think they know LESS than they did before....

    Do you think they know LESS than they did before. If anything, they are MORE formidable. The key will probably be JH's buzzer timing, so yes, I'd guess he's the favorite, but, then again, Rutter has...
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    On a related note, I was amused to discover that...

    On a related note, I was amused to discover that native Missourans refer to the state as

    Mizura

    amonst themesleves, but

    Mizuree

    when talking to non-Missourans.
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    We drove there in 2007, just to see Sherwood...

    We drove there in 2007, just to see Sherwood Forest (almost all gone), stopped in a local gas (sorry . . . petrol) station, asked the attendant about it and

    He said, 'Go back towards Notnim.'
    I...
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    But the "Sheriff of Notnim" doesn't sound right!

    But the "Sheriff of Notnim" doesn't sound right!
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