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  1. Thread: Susan & Gary

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    Thoughts. The two gold medals had to be in a...

    Thoughts. The two gold medals had to be in a sprint and in a relay event. Medals won in either 1948 or 1952. If the person grew up near an Olympic Stadium that rules out Caribbean runners....
  2. Thread: Matt Dillon

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    Was Goldwater's running mate in '64 named Ed...

    Was Goldwater's running mate in '64 named Ed Miller?
  3. Thread: Dwight Stones

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    Whoever it is, its not Osborn.

    Whoever it is, its not Osborn.
  4. Thread: Dwight Stones

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    Since the clue is a high jumper i'm taking a wild...

    Since the clue is a high jumper i'm taking a wild guess at Harold Osborn.
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    Ed Red

    Ed Red
  6. Thread: 1:59...

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    Hillary had been to the Himalayas twice prior to...

    Hillary had been to the Himalayas twice prior to 1953 and was above 20,000 feet both times. He was on the Everest reconnaissance expedition of 1951 that discovered the southern route. I'm not about...
  7. Thread: 1:59...

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    My response was to post #116, which I took to...

    My response was to post #116, which I took to mean in the here and now, not for the future.
  8. Thread: 1:59...

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    No way. This was the ultimate paced effort. It...

    No way. This was the ultimate paced effort. It was like a laboratory experiment. In either a paced or un-paced real world race there would still be surges in the latter half. There would be...
  9. Thread: 1:59...

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    I semi-agree with you Conor Dary but Berlin is in...

    I semi-agree with you Conor Dary but Berlin is in the autumn. What major marathons are unpaced other than New York and Chicago, Fukuoka?
  10. Thread: 1:59...

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    I set the DVR for the 1:45 to 3:00 A.M E.D.T....

    I set the DVR for the 1:45 to 3:00 A.M E.D.T. broadcast, and was up for good at about 7:00 so I decided to watch. I soon realized that the broadcast was delayed and I wasn't going to see the finish....
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    If Lyles had gone to college and got a lot of...

    If Lyles had gone to college and got a lot of relay experience I could see him anywhere, but that didn't happen. I'll go with the consensus on this board to let him run anchor.
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    Best suggestion yet.

    Best suggestion yet.
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    Maybe from now on whenever McLeod is in a race he...

    Maybe from now on whenever McLeod is in a race he should be banished to the outside lane.
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    So many Washingtons. Would you include athletes...

    So many Washingtons.
    Would you include athletes who became politicians?
  15. Thread: Doha Relays

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    I can only hope that you are right, but I really...

    I can only hope that you are right, but I really doubt it.
  16. Thread: Doha Relays

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    Strother's form has been so off as of late that...

    Strother's form has been so off as of late that it is too bad that he cannot be replaced in the open 400.
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    Quick question. Was she a "team handball" player...

    Quick question. Was she a "team handball" player or of the one wall four wall individual variety? Being Czech I assume the former but you never know.
  18. Thread: WeiBer Hase

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    The famous performer with the same initials has...

    The famous performer with the same initials has to be the most useless clue that I've ever read.
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    The answer to the first part of your question is...

    The answer to the first part of your question is rooted in politics. Too many countries in Asia have refused to let their athletes participate in competitions with athletes from Israel. So rather...
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    Yesterday I read on-line the obituary of 1950's...

    Yesterday I read on-line the obituary of 1950's Packer great all-pro safety Bobby Dillon. He was reported to have had dementia. (Of course at 89 years of age in could have been "normal" dementia.)
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    My oops for not checking first to see when the...

    My oops for not checking first to see when the Garden moved from 50th to 34th.
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    Probably less expensive to take the bus and then...

    Probably less expensive to take the bus and then the subway. The subway would also leave you off at 50th Street and 8th. Take the LIRR to Penn Station and you still had to either walk from 34th to...
  23. Thread: Corley

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    There is no way that Volker Beck, or anyone else,...

    There is no way that Volker Beck, or anyone else, would have beaten Moses in Moscow.
  24. Thread: Corley

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    I know the answer but I'll let someone else get...

    I know the answer but I'll let someone else get it. This athlete's name has appeared on another post, a Current Events post, in recent days.
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    Since Bob Beamon and I were both born on August...

    Since Bob Beamon and I were both born on August 29, 1946 in Queens, New York this part of the question is too easy for me. I promise not to answer it if it comes up next year. I disqualify myself.
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