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My last free Friday

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Football_Bat, Aug 25, 2006.

  1. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    In about an hour I'm off to my favorite watering hole. It will be the last free Friday night I will have for 17 weeks.

    Football, y'know.

    Maybe when I get back (if I don't drag some young filly home) I can start an Ask Drunk thread.
     
  2. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Maybe we can turn the fallout shelter into the official home of all "Ask Drunk..." threads.
     
  3. SF_Express

    SF_Express Active Member

    High school football started here last night, tonight's the first big one.
     
  4. Ledbetter

    Ledbetter Active Member

    We had a couple of schools play last Friday and tonight, but the real insanity begins next week with high school and college starting.

    As I told my friends, see you in about 15 weeks.
     
  5. Riddick

    Riddick Active Member

    yeah, rub it in. most of us started this week.
     
  6. Idaho

    Idaho Active Member

    I've got 90 games to help process tonight. Yippee!
     
  7. John

    John Well-Known Member

    I hope you have a small army of helpers.
     
  8. Idaho

    Idaho Active Member

    We do. Four or five people in tonight for no reason other than to answer phones and type in box scores. Our computer programmer saves us most of the work with a nifty program that updates records, standings, stat leaders, etc., automatically as the results are typed in.

    I just have to make sure the one paragraph summary makes sense and is accurate for each of the football, soccer, volleyball and other games.
     
  9. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    The management over there would frown on that.
     
  10. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    I'll join you, F_B.

    I'm hoping to be drunk off my fucking ass in about an hour.
     
  11. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    I'm with you, man. No more watching lousy baseball games, waiting for phones to ring nonstop. I love football, which makes the realization both a blessing and a curse. I'll take it, though.
     
  12. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    We start next Friday night, and I'll be in the slot. I've long said the only times I miss writing are 11 Friday nights each year.

    It will, however, mark the renewal of our Friday post-shift tailgates in the newspaper parking lot. Good times.
     
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