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An actual cutline in Sunday's NYT sports section

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by HejiraHenry, May 18, 2008.

  1. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Page 10 (my emphasis added):

    Andy Oliver got the idea for GearWash, a company that cleans and repairs hockey equipment, when his wife got a whiff of his stuff.
  2. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    it said "stuff" not "junk" or "package"
  3. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    Bad enough!
  4. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    That was my thought. If I'd gotten that page proof from my deskers, I would have had s good laugh and sent it back to the lab.
  5. Norman Stansfield

    Norman Stansfield Active Member

    There IS something to the stank that's attached to hockey equipment, though.

    Far and away the worst-smelling locker room I've ever been in...
  6. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Glad it wasn't a scratch-and-sniff feature, I was.
  7. SoCalDude

    SoCalDude Active Member

    I thought this was gonna be a d_b with the chick that wants to smell her dude's dick.
  8. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    Second that. Nothing's even close.
  9. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Hockey locker rooms smell bad, that much is true. I don't think it's the equipment, I think it's going from ice to regular temps. Kind of like getting all bundled up while going sledding or playing in the snow, you generally don't smell that good after that.

    But nothing smells worse than the postgame interview with a baseball coach who sweated through his wool uniform on a hot, humid day/night. Ugh.
  10. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    Nah. I can take the baseball smell (duh). God bless 'em, but hockey's something else.

    I think you're right about the ice temps-to-room-temps factor. The wetness causes a rancid humidity that you don't find in any other locker room. Suffocating.
  11. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    I remember walking back to the hotel after the Chicago Marathon one year. Me and several other sweaty runners got into the elevator along with a woman who was decked out in a dress with perfume and everything. I felt bad for her because all of those runners in a small elevator sure did smell. It may not have been as bad as a hockey room, but it was bad.
  12. HC

    HC Well-Known Member

    I always assumed that hockey has the worst odor because of the amount of pads they wear that can't be tossed in a washing machine after each game.
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