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  1. Thread: World Record

    by Master403
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    Given all the accumulated clues, doesn't it have...

    Given all the accumulated clues, doesn't it have to be Calvin Smith?
    It also occurs to me that he set his world record in a city that shares his initials. That can't be too common, but you guys will...
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    I am he as you are he as you are me And we are...

    I am he as you are he as you are me
    And we are all together

    Sorry. Now back to the thread.
  3. Sounds like the guy at the bus station who swings...

    Sounds like the guy at the bus station who swings his coat open to sell me one of his watches.
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    I note that most of the positions are filled, and...

    I note that most of the positions are filled, and they are running some kind of poll on QB. We have seen a lot of great QBs, but there has to be a spot for, not only the best offensive player of his...
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    Rex's contributions were not just as a masters...

    Rex's contributions were not just as a masters athlete. If one devotes their life to T&F, most of it will be in the masters age groups. That does not minimize their open credentials.

    According to...
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    Rex Harvey - 1946-2019 RIP

    Rex Harvey passed away today of a massive heart attack.

    He was a great contributor to the sport in almost every role one can have, and a good friend for over 30 years.
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    This entire list was debunked by Snopes in 2005....

    This entire list was debunked by Snopes in 2005.

    https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/2005-darwin-awards/

    As noted there, only the first of these would qualify for a Darwin's award by the...
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    I would agree, except the numbers were reported...

    I would agree, except the numbers were reported poorly.

    927 ballots were distributed. 893 were received and counted. Burrow was 1, 2, or 3 on 885 of the 893 (99.1%). He also received 94.2% of...
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    Well this is interesting ...

    Well this is interesting

    https://www.espn.com/soccer/united-states-usaw/story/4012037/julie-ertz-beats-megan-rapinoe-to-us-soccers-female-athlete-of-the-year
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    The quote is from a tweet at...

    The quote is from a tweet at
    https://mobile.twitter.com/fhsaa/status/1124325986793852928?lang=en

    About as trustworthy as a time taken in the stands by someone at their first track meet.
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    The tweet is dated May 3. That was Friday when he...

    The tweet is dated May 3. That was Friday when he ran 10.69 in the prelims. The final, where he was DQed, was the following day.
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    Quarantine is correct. I assumed that because...

    Quarantine is correct.

    I assumed that because "surf's up" isn't a common phrase in France there weren't suitable locations. But a quick google search shows there are. France was also one of the...
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    The original press release is not behind a...

    The original press release is not behind a paywall.
    https://www.justice.gov/usao-nj/pr/three-men-arrested-722-million-cryptocurrency-fraud-scheme
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    Not unprecedented. The 1956 equestrian events...

    Not unprecedented. The 1956 equestrian events were held in Stockholm 5 months before the other sports in Melbourne.
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    Pedantic? Pedantic to suggest that you claim...

    Pedantic? Pedantic to suggest that you claim unrealized gains are income? Now you deny that?
    What about



    Sorry for being pedantic. I'm done with this thread.
  16. Thank you. I hope this case doesn't last as long...

    Thank you. I hope this case doesn't last as long as Vin's.
  17. Thread: Wilt lives!

    by Master403
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    As with Wilt's game, Jonathan Robinson can spend...

    As with Wilt's game, Jonathan Robinson can spend the rest of his life telling how he and Culver teamed up for 108 points.
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    So unrealized gains are income. Are you...

    So unrealized gains are income. Are you suggesting that all assets (investments, retirement accounts, property, collectibles) be marked to market annually, then taxed at income rates? That's insane....
  19. Thread: Wilt lives!

    by Master403
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    124-60 Culver scored his team's first 42 points....

    124-60
    Culver scored his team's first 42 points.
    More stats here:
    https://wbuathletics.com/news/2019/12/10/-9-mens-basketball-culver-pours-in-100-points-for-pioneers.aspx
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    We already paid taxes on income. Our current...

    We already paid taxes on income. Our current investments grow during our retirements. We are leaving our assets to charities. Why do the losers claim even more? They didn't earn it.
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    The arbitration decision rejected most of the...

    The arbitration decision rejected most of the sensationalized charges. It did accept, almost grudgingly, three violations. None involved doing anything illegal with his athletes. For what it's worth,...
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    Are you implying that these are new revelations?...

    Are you implying that these are new revelations? The story is from October 1. Everything quoted was addressed in the arbitration.
  23. David G's hearing was immediately after the...

    David G's hearing was immediately after the closing session. Since the Board's vindictive suspension was not public, I assume we will not see his reinstatement. I hope PVP or Halfmiler2 can enlighten...
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    I read the Salazar arbitration. I did not see ...

    I read the Salazar arbitration. I did not see



    Did you?
  25. Thread: Raaf

    by Master403
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    I'm right side dominant, so if I "long" jumped, I...

    I'm right side dominant, so if I "long" jumped, I would take off on my right foot. I noticed though, that if I was backpacking and jumping to a rock in a stream, I would take off on my left leg. I...
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