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#31 Gibby

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:11 PM

Well, at least things officially can't get any worse..............................right?


You're trying to get one of us in trouble aren't you?

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:11 PM

Oh Oh. I am not watching the game as I do not have access at this moment. What happened to Hughes?




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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:11 PM

Oh Oh. I am not watching the game as I do not have access at this moment. What happened to Hughes?


Line drive to the tibia.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:12 PM

Well, at least things officially can't get any worse..............................right?



Different year ....

Same refrain.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:13 PM

Oh Oh. I am not watching the game as I do not have access at this moment. What happened to Hughes?

a dunn liner nailed his ankel

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:14 PM

Thanks for the update JB and Gibby. :(

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:15 PM

... and you too Hawkiconk.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:16 PM

I get that a shot in the shins is blindingly painful for a minute, but no way in hell I' come out of a game for it.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:18 PM

Gardy needs to protest that their hitters are trying to hurt our pitchers.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:23 PM

Question...I have my 35th HS reunion in a few days. I haven't been to any previous reunions. I didn't hate high school, but I wasn't crazy about a huge chunk of the school population. Should I bother going?

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:25 PM

Question...I have my 35th HS reunion in a few days. I haven't been to any previous reunions. I didn't hate high school, but I wasn't crazy about a huge chunk of the school population. Should I bother going?


Can't advise. After I had my 20th, they tried to have a 30th and no one wanted to serve on the committee. So they didn't even try to organize a committee for my 40th. (And this was with a graduating class of 96 -- maybe we were just always ornery.)

Sounds like RB had a pretty good time at his recent one, though.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:27 PM

I get that a shot in the shins is blindingly painful for a minute, but no way in hell I' come out of a game for it.


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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:27 PM

Question...I have my 35th HS reunion in a few days. I haven't been to any previous reunions. I didn't hate high school, but I wasn't crazy about a huge chunk of the school population. Should I bother going?

i went to my 5 and 10 they were terrible
my 45 is next year
i might do it

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:28 PM

Question...I have my 35th HS reunion in a few days. I haven't been to any previous reunions. I didn't hate high school, but I wasn't crazy about a huge chunk of the school population. Should I bother going?


Make a pros and cons list, shouldn't take long to have your answer.

#45 Gibby

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:29 PM

Can't advise. After I had my 20th, they tried to have a 30th and no one wanted to serve on the committee. So they didn't even try to organize a committee for my 40th. (And this was with a graduating class of 96 -- maybe we were just always ornery.)

Sounds like RB had a pretty good time at his recent one, though.


Oh these guys are crazy for their reunions. I saw the pictures of the 30th, and I've aged much better than my classmates. I might go just because of that. I was a cake eater, if you know what I mean.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:30 PM

Question...I have my 35th HS reunion in a few days. I haven't been to any previous reunions. I didn't hate high school, but I wasn't crazy about a huge chunk of the school population. Should I bother going?


Other people tell me that the reunions generally get better the further you are removed from high school .... after life knocks people around a little.

And you can brag on your gorgeous and talented daughters.

But I have to tell you, they print reunion photos in our local paper. The women ALWAYS look much better than the men.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:30 PM

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When it comes to staying in a game, yeah.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:32 PM

Question...I have my 35th HS reunion in a few days. I haven't been to any previous reunions. I didn't hate high school, but I wasn't crazy about a huge chunk of the school population. Should I bother going?

After the weight loss, heck yes! Actually, it varies for everybody. I come from a tiny school and I had only kept track of one classmate. However, I had nothing against anyone so I went to all of the reunions. I drew the short straw at my 30th and proceeded to delay the reunion from 35 to 40 years. When we got together two years ago, all that were there had a nice time and some of us had a really good time. We voted to meet again in five years. The one person I barely talked to was my closest friend in high school and the only one I had stayed in contact with.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:32 PM

Other people tell me that the reunions generally get better the further you are removed from high school .... after life knocks people around a little.

And you can brag on your gorgeous and talented daughters.

But I have to tell you, they print reunion photos in our local paper. The women ALWAYS look much better than the men.

summer dresses hide stuff

god bless the good ol' grateful dead


#50 Gibby

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:33 PM

Other people tell me that the reunions generally get better the further you are removed from high school .... after life knocks people around a little.

And you can brag on your gorgeous and talented daughters.


But I have to tell you, they print reunion photos in our local paper. The women ALWAYS look much better than the men.



I went to Edina, and believe me, these people weren't knocked around much, unless it was their own doing...and yeah, the women look worlds better than the men.

#51 JB_Iowa

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:33 PM

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Not on your face and hair (or lack thereof). :)

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:37 PM

In more cheerful news, the Berrios wagon train rolls on. 7IP 3H 1ER

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:38 PM

I went to Edina, and believe me, these people weren't knocked around much, unless it was their own doing...


I'd actually bet that isn't true. People lose kids and spouses and they still have health problems and have to deal with aging parents. Your classmates may have been cushioned against some of the hard knocks but reality bites.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:39 PM

Not on your face and hair (or lack thereof). :)

couple different ways to take that:)

damn near a triple play

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:40 PM

In more cheerful news, the Berrios wagon train rolls on. 7IP 3H 1ER


Great night for him and really good night for Vargas: 3/3 with a walk; home run; 4 rbis; 7 total bases.

And not a bad one for Hicks: 1 for 2 with a walk and 2 rbis.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:41 PM

how many times does a guy hit into a double play and gets on base??

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#57 Gibby

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:41 PM

I'd actually bet that isn't true. People lose kids and spouses and they still have health problems and have to deal with aging parents. Your classmates may have been cushioned against some of the hard knocks but reality bites.


I think reality is awesome.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:42 PM

couple different ways to take that:)

damn near a triple play


I'm glad you thought to go there.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:52 PM

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So you think Gibby should wear a dress? Might make things interesting.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:53 PM

This game is just awful on every level.