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    Quote Originally Posted by Tibs View Post
    I definitely wouldn't describe myself as curmudgeonly. I'm not sure what I say that makes me seem old lol
    Excluding the Lol...
    you post regularly on the game threads... Need I say more?
    im young to post the game threads, and you gotta be a decade younger than me.

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    I wonder if Kevin gorg is from the gorg's of 20,000 b.c. France.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sconnie View Post
    Excluding the Lol...
    you post regularly on the game threads... Need I say more?
    im young to post the game threads, and you gotta be a decade younger than me.
    I would have loved game threads as a kid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    Your love of Benny Goodman and Jack Benny?
    Might be the first time I've seen those names
    I couldn't be a player because of bad eyesight, so I decided to be an umpire instead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibby View Post
    I would have loved game threads as a kid.
    I probably would have told fart jokes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibby View Post
    I probably would have told fart jokes.
    So no change, you're saying.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibby View Post
    I would have loved game threads as a kid.
    They're great, just not a young gentleman's media

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sconnie View Post
    Excluding the Lol...
    you post regularly on the game threads... Need I say more?
    im young to post the game threads, and you gotta be a decade younger than me.
    Talking about baseball and random things are two of my favorite things.
    I couldn't be a player because of bad eyesight, so I decided to be an umpire instead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibby View Post
    I would have loved game threads as a kid.
    I would have as well -- but the screen refresh time would have been slow on the Apple IIE or the Commadore -- and the connection would have been dial-up -- meaning a rotary phone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tibs View Post
    Might be the first time I've seen those names
    And yet you know Hingle McCringleberry, I am guessing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibby View Post
    I would have loved game threads as a kid.
    We had them then. They were called "games".

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    Quote Originally Posted by D. Hocking View Post
    I would have as well -- but the screen refresh time would have been slow on the Apple IIE or the Commadore -- and the connection would have been dial-up -- meaning a rotary phone.
    I had an electric football game that would screw up reception on the Magnavox console.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tibs View Post
    Talking about baseball and random things are two of my favorite things.
    The game thread is like going to the ball park with my buddies, only not paying for $9 beers or tickets, and way better network than 4G in a ballpark full of people doing something other than following the game

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashburyjohn View Post
    We had them then. They were called "games".
    I mean if I were a shut-in at age 9.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibby View Post
    I had an electric football game that would screw up reception on the Magnavox console.
    And vice versa.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashburyjohn View Post
    And yet you know Hingle McCringleberry, I am guessing.
    Key and Peele has some funny stuff. I don't watch it much though
    I couldn't be a player because of bad eyesight, so I decided to be an umpire instead.

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    Have I mentioned that I love TK's analysis and insight?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tibs View Post
    Might be the first time I've seen those names
    Ok... Here are some more... Tell us if you've heard of any of them.

    Benny Hill
    Benny Mardones
    Benny King
    Benny Anthajets
    Benny Hana
    A Skeleton walks into a bar and says... "Give me a beer... And a mop".

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    Seems like I've been watching this game since noon.

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    Why isnt Pinto DHing?

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