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 Post subject: Re: Attention all members
PostPosted: Mon May 05, 2008 4:44 pm 
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I can't remember what it was called, but you should know. I really liked Hoboken, I was there on business for a week.

On another note, I believe that when the "hackers" are located and prosecuted, part of their sentence should be to watch the Pirates 24 hours a day for the first year of incarceration. All 15 years of futility, to include Morris starts, Pirate transactions, and the best of all, the explanations of those transactions by the keynote speaker, David Littlefield.

I believe the 8th Amendment bars that sort of thing. :lol:

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I think it would most resemble water torture...


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Two guys from the Middle East? The Pirates are the only franchise the have a Muslim player (of Arab descent anyway.) I just read that Sam Khalifa lives in the Phoenix area these days.


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Many thanks to you for this work.

And the rest of you maniacs keep me laughing even when this kind of thimg happens or oure Pirates play their normal brand of ball. Thanks all.

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I believe the 8th Amendment bars that sort of thing. :lol:


Are you sure? I thought the courts ruled that Waterboarding and its equivlant were not true torture.

I think that qualifies as a real good way to extract information to defend the homeland!

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Glad Hoboken has changed. Twenty some years ago, went on a football trip to see the Mountaineers play Nebraska in what was then called the tip off Game to start the season. Stayed there and it needed much help. Saw a burned out car on the streets, the motel we were in was so bad we changed rooms three times before we found one that was even decent. There was a ten foot fence around the motel for security. The only bar we ventured into was a strip joint where the bouncer showed off the gun he was carrying on his waist.

Wow, need it need and sounds like it got some real improvements.
Obviously much has changed. Thank God

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Ah, it must have been the Kick Off Classic. I wish they still had that every year. I'm assuming West Virginia won considering the looting that took place. Thank goodness...I hate the huskers!

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I once watched an episode of the Twighlight Zone where there was a baseball team called the Hoboken Zephyrs. The story was that the pitcher was born without a heart and when they finally gave him one, he couldnt bear to get anyone out. In the end, the bad guy formed an entire team of these players without hearts and was unbeatable.


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That sounds like a great episode of the Twilight Zone Kevin. I either never saw it or forgot about over the years. I wish some of these TV Stations would begin airing more of the older TV Series like The Twilight Zone.

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Actually after posting, I did some research on the net and found that the episode was from season one and was called, "Mighty Casey".


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Kevin the Bucco wrote:
Actually after posting, I did some research on the net and found that the episode was from season one and was called, "Mighty Casey".


That was linked on this board. I watched it one morning before a court appearance. Pretty enjoyable - the show, not the court appearance.


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