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From the this is just wrong department

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by boots, Aug 26, 2006.

  1. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Chris Havel is going to challenge SJ to a fight when he reads this.
  2. DyePack

    DyePack New Member

    Is there another kind?
  3. Ledbetter

    Ledbetter Active Member

    Then why the two orders?
  4. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    And so we should. He's indisputably a legend....plus he has one more Super Bowl ring than does Dan Marino.


    Clam up, Grey-Bruce boy :). Even the ol' gunslinger wouldn't have been able to win the Super Bowl with the defence the Dolphins had for most of Marino's tenure.

    When - if? - Favre does retire will the cheeseheads hold four fingers up every game like the Earnhardt yahoos do?
  5. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Brett Favre can divide by zero.
  6. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Truth be told, Dan is a better actor than Brett. His bit in "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" could have launched him to a career of Terry Bradshaw-esque proportions. Of course, we'll happily do without a repeat of the frightening full-frontal shot Terry gave us in "Failure to Launch."
  7. leo1

    leo1 Active Member

    so uh back to cell phones for a minute:

    i hate to play devil's advocate but there are some people who actually need to have their cell phones on at all times. i'm not talking about doctors or fathers-to-be whose wives are nine months pregnant. the problem for a lot of people is that the boss expects you to be accessible 24-7. i'm not saying this excuses using your phone in the theater, courtroom or gym, but i'm just saying some people don't do it by choice.

    that said, the assholes who use their 45 minutes on the bike or elliptical as time to catch up with their friends and gossip -- at a volume three times as loud as normal -- annoy the shit out of me.

    one more thing: my old gym -- a crunchy, hippie place -- successfully banned cell phones because they said they didn't want people taking photos in the lockerrooms and claimed some cell phones interfered with pacemakers in the workout rooms.
  8. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    I was covering a lengthy trial when my wife was nine months pregnant with our third child. I knew I was taking a big risk, but I kept my phone on every day when I was in the courtroom (unfortunately, it didn't have a vibrate feature). I asked her to please only call if the baby was coming. Luckily, I never got the call during court; I was always paranoid that the judge wouldn't be the understanding kind. I realize now I should have either addressed the issue with court staff or simply told my editor why I couldn't be spending all day every day in court.
  9. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Well-Known Member

    Set it to vibrate. It gets your attention without bothering others.
  10. boots

    boots New Member

    It bothers my dingaling!
  11. leo1

    leo1 Active Member

    that's true. i guess i'm thinking about the annoying habit that those annoying fuckers have of talking MUCH LOUDER THAN NORMAL whenever they're on a cell phone. drives me nuts.
  12. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    I actually made up a hand-held sign, with thick, dark letters, and it said, "Hang up your cell phone while driving!" I flashed it to a couple of people on the interstate and they'd sometimes shoot the bird.

    I stopped doing it, though, because this is Texas and I'm liable to get shot or have someone plow into me while squinting to read the sign through their two-inch-thick window tinting.
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