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« Reply #3960 on: December 21, 2007, 08:18:47 PM »
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« Reply #3961 on: December 21, 2007, 10:49:30 PM »
"For I am With thee, withersoever thou goest"

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« Reply #3962 on: December 21, 2007, 10:50:24 PM »
"For I am With thee, withersoever thou goest"

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« Reply #3963 on: December 22, 2007, 06:26:43 PM »
Soon ICHC will take over the wolrd!  Mwa ha ha ha!   :angel:
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« Reply #3964 on: December 22, 2007, 07:19:38 PM »
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« Reply #3965 on: December 22, 2007, 11:54:07 PM »
http://www.icanhascheezburger.com. Upload a picture of a cat doing something cute, write a caption, and there you have it! You can caption other people's pictures, too, and they yours! So much fun.

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« Reply #3966 on: December 23, 2007, 06:40:43 PM »
Domine Iesu Christe, Fili Dei, miserere mei, peccatricis.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #3967 on: December 23, 2007, 09:57:10 PM »
"For I am With thee, withersoever thou goest"

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« Reply #3968 on: December 23, 2007, 10:25:19 PM »
"For I am With thee, withersoever thou goest"

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #3969 on: December 23, 2007, 10:35:06 PM »
"For I am With thee, withersoever thou goest"

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« Reply #3970 on: December 23, 2007, 10:36:25 PM »
We're nearly to breaking 195,000.  We *Can* do that tonight. 
Then the question is "Can we do 5,000 posts in the next 8 days and a bit?"

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #3971 on: December 23, 2007, 10:38:19 PM »
We're nearly to breaking 195,000.  We *Can* do that tonight. 
Then the question is "Can we do 5,000 posts in the next 8 days and a bit?"

Ebor

That's 625 posts per day - a lot of hard work.  And, to quote the wise originator of this thread,

No fair making heaps of one word posts to force things. 
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #3972 on: December 23, 2007, 10:39:33 PM »
YES WE CAN!

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #3973 on: December 23, 2007, 10:40:46 PM »
I wonder what will happen to all the pictures in this thread in the future?  There are a number of threads from a few years ago that had photos in them, and in the process of moving the server and cutting bandwidth and whatever else was going on, they were lost/deleted.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #3974 on: December 23, 2007, 10:41:07 PM »
YES WE CAN!



I'm glad to hear your enthusiasm.  Great stuff.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #3975 on: December 23, 2007, 10:43:15 PM »
YES WE CAN!

Image tag removed because the site you're linking to isn't allowing you to link to their photos, and instead an ad is placed in there for their site - Cleveland, GM

Come up with a different site for your desired image.  The one you linked to didn't allow your photo to appear.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #3976 on: December 23, 2007, 10:45:56 PM »
Had to settle for the one above...Bummer.

Ah well....

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« Reply #3977 on: December 23, 2007, 10:58:55 PM »
We're nearly to breaking 195,000.  We *Can* do that tonight. 
Then the question is "Can we do 5,000 posts in the next 8 days and a bit?"

Ebor

I think it might be a tall order, given that it's the holidays - more people spending time visiting with family and not using the computer.
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« Reply #3978 on: December 23, 2007, 10:59:59 PM »
But hey - let's aim high!

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #3979 on: December 23, 2007, 11:03:54 PM »
Dern Tootin!

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« Reply #3980 on: December 23, 2007, 11:07:09 PM »
Well, we have busted through 195,000.

Less than 5,000 more posts to go!
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« Reply #3981 on: December 23, 2007, 11:07:19 PM »
And now we need one less!
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #3982 on: December 23, 2007, 11:10:19 PM »
And now we need one less!

Okay.  My suggestion is to strike up a conversation that is (a) substantive, and (b) easy to respond to rapidly yet fully.  No more one-word bonanzas.
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« Reply #3983 on: December 23, 2007, 11:12:06 PM »
Okay.  My suggestion is to strike up a conversation that is (a) substantive, and (b) easy to respond to rapidly yet fully.  No more one-word bonanzas.

Gotcha!


So how did the Browns do today?
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #3984 on: December 23, 2007, 11:12:46 PM »
Ugh!  That's what happens when they throw 4 interceptions.
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« Reply #3985 on: December 23, 2007, 11:13:15 PM »
We deserved to lose, but it doesn't make it any easier.  What is amazing is that they had an outside chance to win the game despite their mistakes.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #3986 on: December 23, 2007, 11:13:48 PM »
Who do you follow (if you do at all)?  I know Youngstown is in-between territory.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #3987 on: December 23, 2007, 11:14:52 PM »
I had to endure one of my grandfather's rants the other day about how it is a crime that Y-town cable doesn't carry all the Steelers sames when they all know that the town's demographics would support it.
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« Reply #3988 on: December 23, 2007, 11:14:59 PM »
^

Better than the Texas Did.

Hey, Didn't the brown become the Baltimore Ravens a while back?
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« Reply #3989 on: December 23, 2007, 11:15:17 PM »
I myself am a Pittsburgh fan (I duck as you throw cosmic rays my way :P). Half of my family are Browns fans. And I am really interested right now to make sure that Pittsburgh beats them out of the top spot in the division.
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« Reply #3990 on: December 23, 2007, 11:16:07 PM »
Hey, Didn't the brown become the Baltimore Ravens a while back?

Let's revive the old we hate Art Modell songs.  ;D
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« Reply #3991 on: December 23, 2007, 11:16:21 PM »
^

Better than the Texas Did.

Hey, Didn't the brown become the Baltimore Ravens a while back?

That's a quick way to get in a fight in Cleveland... Don't bring that up.  Art Modell is still enemy #1.
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« Reply #3992 on: December 23, 2007, 11:17:01 PM »
I had to endure one of my grandfather's rants the other day about how it is a crime that Y-town cable doesn't carry all the Steelers sames when they all know that the town's demographics would support it.

Yeah, I don't like that either! They should carry those games.

But, I was really irked when I couldn't watch the YSU/OSU game!
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #3993 on: December 23, 2007, 11:17:43 PM »
I myself am a Pittsburgh fan (I duck as you throw cosmic rays my way :P). Half of my family are Browns fans. And I am really interested right now to make sure that Pittsburgh beats them out of the top spot in the division. 

Done deal - Pit won and Cle lost.  So even if Pit loses next week and Cle wins, we finished tied in W/L record, but you hold the tiebreaker.
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« Reply #3994 on: December 23, 2007, 11:18:18 PM »
So they lost! Great, that means that at worst, Pittsburgh and Cleveland will tie in the division - and most likely Pittsburgh will win the division.
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« Reply #3995 on: December 23, 2007, 11:18:40 PM »
But, I was really irked when I couldn't watch the YSU/OSU game!

That really steams me.  But I think that was all about the Big Ten network thing - the league wants the network to be on the "Basic" cable package, and the Cable company wants to charge extra.
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« Reply #3996 on: December 23, 2007, 11:19:07 PM »
and most likely Pittsburgh will win the division. 

Like I said, done deal.
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« Reply #3997 on: December 23, 2007, 11:19:37 PM »
Let's revive the old we hate Art Modell songs.  ;D

Oh, yeah.  Great idea!
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« Reply #3998 on: December 23, 2007, 11:20:03 PM »
Okay, Who is Art Model?  I'm a Texan, and Have issues with Les Alexander (Rocket's owner) because he can't put together a stable team.  Is it the same thing?
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« Reply #3999 on: December 23, 2007, 11:21:46 PM »
That really steams me.  But I think that was all about the Big Ten network thing - the league wants the network to be on the "Basic" cable package, and the Cable company wants to charge extra.

Yeah, it was all about the money. The cable company I am on (Youngstown is about half-and-half on the two big cable companies - the north is on one system (Time-Warner), the south (me) is on another (Armstrong)). Armstrong refuses to pay the fees, which requires paying and carrying every game (a substantial chunk of change).
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« Reply #4000 on: December 23, 2007, 11:22:07 PM »
Okay, Who is Art Model?  I'm a Texan, and Have issues with Les Alexander (Rocket's owner) because he can't put together a stable team.  Is it the same thing?

Art Model was the owner of the Browns who moved them to Baltimore after he said he wasn't moving the team.

Plus, he started off on the wrong foot, getting into arguments with (legend and Hall-of-Fame-er) Paul Brown and eventually not keeping him, treating Bernie Kosar poorly at the end of his career, not finding the best coaches for the team, and generally not being very personable with the fans.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #4001 on: December 23, 2007, 11:23:06 PM »
Yeah, it was all about the money. The cable company I am on (Youngstown is about half-and-half on the two big cable companies - the north is on one system (Time-Warner), the south (me) is on another (Armstrong)). Armstrong refuses to pay the fees, which requires paying and carrying every game (a substantial chunk of change).

Yeah, my grandparents get Armstrong.  He wasn't very happy.

However, Armstrong is good about carrying some PA/Pit stations (FSN Pit, some of the broadcast networks, etc.).
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #4002 on: December 23, 2007, 11:26:10 PM »
Yeah, my grandparents get Armstrong.  He wasn't very happy.

However, Armstrong is good about carrying some PA/Pit stations (FSN Pit, some of the broadcast networks, etc.).

I get FSP and WQED - but I can't think of any other Pittsburgh stations on the system. FSP is good about broadcasting the Pirate games and (I think) the Penguin games - but not the Steelers. NFL is pretty much major network territory.
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« Reply #4003 on: December 23, 2007, 11:26:47 PM »
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Plus, he started off on the wrong foot, getting into arguments with (legend and Hall-of-Fame-er) Paul Brown and eventually not keeping him, treating Bernie Kosar poorly at the end of his career, not finding the best coaches for the team, and generally not being very personable with the fans

Believe it or not, I feel ya.  The owner of the great HOUSTON OILERS di the same thing.  Therefore, they reside in Tennesee, and go by a stupid name of a race of mythical Giants that got slain by their children.  
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #4004 on: December 23, 2007, 11:31:13 PM »
I get FSP and WQED - but I can't think of any other Pittsburgh stations on the system. FSP is good about broadcasting the Pirate games and (I think) the Penguin games - but not the Steelers. NFL is pretty much major network territory.

Of course - but the local affiliates (I think) have a say in garnering TV games - if they convince the bosses that the Stillers will get more ratings points than the national game, then you'd see more of them on the Y'town broadcast stations.  But you guys get bit by the blackout bug.
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