Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by sancarlos » Tue Dec 08, 2020 8:27 pm

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Dick Allen. 7 time MLB all star.
See the Baseball Hall of Fame thread.
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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by DaveInSeattle » Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:57 pm

Paolo Rossi


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Post by Pruitt » Thu Dec 10, 2020 7:15 am

"beautiful, with an exotic-yet-familiar facial structure and an arresting gaze."

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by degenerasian » Thu Dec 10, 2020 9:33 am

It's amazing how the coach Bearzot kept with him. It was a shock he made the team after serving a three year ban for match fixing. Then he starts and is awful in Italy's 3 draws in the first group stage. Due to scraping through Italy gets put into a second group with Brazil and Argentina. He was poor again against Argentina. Then he scores 6 goals in the last 3 games and wins everything.

I love the first goal against Brazil. Ball goes the width of the field to the left back then is crossed back to the far side of the box.
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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by HaulCitgo » Fri Dec 11, 2020 12:24 am

Debo

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by DaveInSeattle » Sun Dec 13, 2020 5:09 pm

Not sure if he's obscure...



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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by A_B » Sun Dec 13, 2020 5:38 pm

Definitely one of my favorite. He’s probably behind Stephen king and Christopher Moore only in terms of sheer number of books read. Made (Cold War) pulp themes seem like literature.
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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by Square Rob » Mon Dec 14, 2020 6:19 am

Gerard Houllier. Always seemed a really likable guy. Loved by that crap club.

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by rass » Mon Dec 21, 2020 4:57 pm

Kevin Greene

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by mister d » Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:01 pm

My wife once touched his mullet (no euphemism) without his knowledge at an airport.
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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by The Sybian » Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:05 pm

rass wrote:
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Kevin Greene

Wow, that's a shock. I always loved him as a player. He just had such a great energy about him. I got to see him up close a lot when he was the LB coach with the Jets. He always went over to talk to fans at practices and on the field during pregame warmups. He was always one of the first on the field, playing catch with the equipment guys, ball boys, and non-coaching personnel, and he always had a huge smile and was making the players laugh. You could just see how much everyone around him loved and respected him.
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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by brian » Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:19 pm

Arguably deserves his own thread. Believe he’s been battling cancer for awhile.

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by rass » Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:24 pm

brian wrote:
Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:19 pm
Arguably deserves his own thread. Believe he’s been battling cancer for awhile.
Had I known about the mullet stroking story...
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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by bfj » Wed Dec 23, 2020 6:45 pm

Enjoy every sandwich.

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by sancarlos » Wed Dec 23, 2020 7:00 pm

Mississippi Queen! ... If you knowwwwww what ah meeean!
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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by EdRomero » Fri Dec 25, 2020 2:41 pm

KC Jones

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by DaveInSeattle » Fri Dec 25, 2020 11:12 pm

Here's a great thread about KC Jones...


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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by EnochRoot » Sat Dec 26, 2020 8:33 am

DaveInSeattle wrote:
Fri Dec 25, 2020 11:12 pm
Here's a great thread about KC Jones...

That was an awesome read. Thanks!
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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by Pruitt » Sat Dec 26, 2020 9:30 am

Wild read.
"beautiful, with an exotic-yet-familiar facial structure and an arresting gaze."

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by Steve of phpBB » Sat Dec 26, 2020 11:19 am

Fuck.

And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by EnochRoot » Sat Dec 26, 2020 11:53 am

Baloney wrote:
Sat Dec 26, 2020 10:51 am
Cold War spy George Blake

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/26/obit ... Ifnstn2T8c
What an amazing story. Though why British Intelligence wouldn’t revoke the security clearance of a man who spent three years as a POW is beyond me, let alone even grant him clearance (he never considered himself to be British).
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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by duff » Sat Dec 26, 2020 9:29 pm

Jon Huber, aka Mr. Brodie Lee fka Luke Harper.

To quote both Bruce Prichard and Tony Schiavone, "Fuck Duff Meltzer."

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by bfj » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:18 am



Enjoy every sandwich.

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by Square Rob » Sun Dec 27, 2020 6:38 am

Steve of phpBB wrote:
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Fuck.

Didn’t see this before I posted in the cfb thread. Very sad.

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by EnochRoot » Sun Dec 27, 2020 12:51 pm

HaulCitgo wrote:
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:33 am
Enoch brought the goods.

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by EnochRoot » Sun Dec 27, 2020 12:53 pm

HaulCitgo wrote:
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:33 am
Enoch brought the goods.

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by brian » Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:24 pm

Just listen to "Turn The Page" again and check out what he brought to Seger's work.


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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by The Sybian » Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:27 pm

Can we at least acknowledge that "Alto Reed" is the worst pseudonym ever?
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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by brian » Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:33 pm

The Sybian wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:27 pm
Can we at least acknowledge that "Alto Reed" is the worst pseudonym ever?
I mean, at least he didn't name himself after a sexual gratification device for women. (Teasing.)

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by The Sybian » Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:02 pm

brian wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:33 pm
The Sybian wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:27 pm
Can we at least acknowledge that "Alto Reed" is the worst pseudonym ever?
I mean, at least he didn't name himself after a sexual gratification device for women. (Teasing.)
Ha!!!! (both names equally fitting)
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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by DaveInSeattle » Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:27 pm



You know the Professor was getting after that...

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Post by brian » Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:44 pm

Dawn Wells was a former Miss Nevada and her ancestors settled the state. (There are several cities and landmarks named after her family that pre-date her birth.) The more you know.

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by Nonlinear FC » Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:52 pm

Aw, bummer.
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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by bfj » Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:19 pm

So Ginger is the last remaining survivor. She’s 86.
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Post by rass » Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:49 am

brian wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:24 pm
Just listen to "Turn The Page" again and check out what he brought to Seger's work.

Rules!

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by govmentchedda » Thu Dec 31, 2020 9:06 am




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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by Steve of phpBB » Thu Dec 31, 2020 10:12 am

DaveInSeattle wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:27 pm


You know the Professor was getting after that...
Probably my first celebrity crush. Damn.

But man did I get squicked out yesterday to learn she was my mom's age.
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by Baloney » Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:46 am

Former Derby, Manchester United and Scotland manager Tommy Doc

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Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Post by bfj » Thu Dec 31, 2020 6:32 pm

MF Doom. To be fair, I have no idea who this is. But everything I’m reading is saying he’s legendary.

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