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Old 10-17-21, 07:03 AM
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Originally Posted by DougRNS View Post

A win is a win.
I know who won that marching band competition, NC A&T has one of the best bands in the land.
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Old 10-17-21, 07:13 AM
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Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
I know who won that marching band competition, NC A&T has one of the best bands in the land.
they were good and lots of fans showed up for them. The college game day experience at FCS level is nice and still less corrupted by $. I said less, not uncorrupted.

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Old 10-17-21, 07:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr View Post
Florence is amazing, too.
interesting factoid:
I just found out Florence Henderson died in 2016.
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr View Post
Florence is amazing, too.
Particularly for renaissance art lovers, it just can't be beat.
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
It’s 48F. Need gilet and leg warmers.
37° here. Need to wait for a couple hours.
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Old 10-17-21, 07:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
The stoplights hate me.
it's not easy being Vol.
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Old 10-17-21, 07:38 AM
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Originally Posted by big john View Post
I think Aikman is very dry for a color man. He obviously knows what he's talking about but he's not fun to listen to like, say, Tony Romo.
Paired with ultra serious Joe Buck makes it worse. I think Buck should be with someone a little looser than Troy. jmho
I hate it when the commentators get too colorful, becomes annoying to listen to, especially when they’re trying to hype a mediocre matchup.

Tony Romo is amazing, but I still hold him a notch below Aikman.
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Stay classy, Vols....

Tennessee's loss to Lane Kiffin, Ole Miss turns ugly when debris is thrown on field

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Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
I hate it when the commentators get too colorful, becomes annoying to listen to, especially when they’re trying to hype a mediocre matchup
I agree. I watched part of a game last week and I was not familiar with the announcers at all but I really liked them. The color man, an ex player, of course, had great insight and a lot of the things he said helped me see it from a player perspective.
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
It’s 48F. Need gilet and leg warmers.

I got it all out. It’s amazing how cold 49 degrees feels the first time after summer.
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Old 10-17-21, 08:32 AM
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
That really has some flair.
Heeeyyyyyaaayyy!!!
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Cold, windy, and mizzable out there.
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Cold, windy, and mizzable out there.

Just cold down here.
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
It’s 48F. Need gilet and leg warmers.
Ride completed. It was cool and breezy but still a blast and 100% fun.
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One of the guys on today’s ride has new crabon fiber Winspace wheels that are getting rave reviews on YouTube etc. He is quite pleased with them.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Looking at the video again, I’m willing to bet the trailer got stuck on the hump at the crossing. That may have lifted the drive wheels of the tractor off the ground or maybe even caused the trailer to become unhitched.
Exactly what the signage at the crossing warned about.
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somebody has to sit at a stop light. Other wise it would be Chaos!
I'm OK waiting at the light, as long as there's someone moving. When everyone at the intersection is waiting (because there's no one in the lane that has the green light), that's dumb, especially if you're on the main road. They program the lights so the side roads/left turning lane has far more green light time than they need.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
I'm OK waiting at the light, as long as there's someone moving. When everyone at the intersection is waiting (because there's no one in the lane that has the green light), that's dumb, especially if you're on the main road.

when you were banished from Canada, did they pick the state of Tennessee?
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Stay classy, Vols....

Tennessee's loss to Lane Kiffin, Ole Miss turns ugly when debris is thrown on field

Facepalms all around. The game had to be in the running for a record on number of times the training staff went out to see an "injured" player. We're talking soccer game-type injuries. It was like every other play. Both offenses go at full speed (the game had 180 plays) so that's how the defenses slowed things down.

In the last minute on forth down there was a controversial spotting. I don't know that the Tennessee player made the first down, but it certainly wasn't where they put the ball, even after looking at replay. Fans started throwing stuff. For over 20 minutes. The cheer leaders, dance team, and band all left the game.

TN got the ball back and still had a chance to win. The starting QB got hurt, so the backup came in and had two shots at the end zone from the 20. The last play he did this. Facepalm.

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Is it possible to block a user from seeing one of your posts? (reverse ignore)
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Is it possible to block a user from seeing one of your posts? (reverse ignore)
Who do you have in mind?
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Is WhyFi East or West coast? If East, it looks like a blowout as of now. Even if West, looks like the West is NOT the best.
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Who do you have in mind?
Someone who shouldn't feel rewarded for fussing about my posts.
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Is WhyFi East or West coast? If East, it looks like a blowout as of now. Even if West, looks like the West is NOT the best.
West, I'm quite sure, though he's close enough to ride on our friendly territory.
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Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
I hate it when the commentators get too colorful, becomes annoying to listen to, especially when they’re trying to hype a mediocre matchup.

Tony Romo is amazing, but I still hold him a notch below Aikman.
I like Aikman. I think it’s something about the sound and cadence of his voice and that he’s not flowery.
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