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Summing It Up

Unread postby waborat » Mon Jul 12, 2010 8:02 pm

http://theclevelandfan.com/cleveland-ca ... ming-it-up

Great read, Papa...

One of my faves during this entire circus :thumb up:
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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby peeker643 » Mon Jul 12, 2010 8:21 pm

waborat wrote:http://theclevelandfan.com/cleveland-cavaliers/4-cavs-archive/6646-summing-it-up

Great read, Papa...

One of my faves during this entire circus :thumb up:



Amen. One of the best parts about being affiliated with this site is that guys like Erik can sit down and hammer out something like that. The people who write here all have different styles. I'm more spray paint, wall and graffitti while a guy like Cass is an artist at an easel.

I'd like to have that play in my book.

That article is as good, if not better, than anything I've read on the entire Lebacle.
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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby swerb » Mon Jul 12, 2010 8:35 pm

Agreed. Great stuff Erik.
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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby motherscratcher » Mon Jul 12, 2010 8:58 pm

I agree. Really nice. So many great writers on this site. (I didn't know Cassano was Papacass either.)

I've come to spread my idiocy far and wide on these here boards, but even if there were no boards I would visit daily for the articles. They're what brought me here in the first place.

Peek, I love your stuff too. One of my favs, and I'm not just kissing ass either. Because, let's face it, why would anyone kiss your ass?

In other words, don't sell yourself short Peek...you're a tremendous slouch.
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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby aoxo1 » Mon Jul 12, 2010 9:19 pm

Another link http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news;_ylt=A ... ames071210
Years later it would be the choice that set him up for life, buying him a legacy, making him Cal Ripken Jr., a trademark for anything good in baseball.

But what if, like LeBron, he had left? What if he fled Baltimore the way James forsook Cleveland?

The thing is, he never would. He was always destined to be Maryland’s Cal Ripken. And doing so made him bigger than hoisting three Yankees World Series trophies possibly could. When he broke the sport’s consecutive games played record, he did so at home.

It was a moment even George Steinbrenner could never have bought.
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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby peeker643 » Mon Jul 12, 2010 9:22 pm

Motherscratcher wrote:I agree. Really nice. So many great writers on this site. (I didn't know Cassano was Papacass either.)

I've come to spread my idiocy far and wide on these here boards, but even if there were no boards I would visit daily for the articles. They're what brought me here in the first place.

Peek, I love your stuff too. One of my favs, and I'm not just kissing ass either. Because, let's face it, why would anyone kiss your ass?

In other words, don't sell yourself short Peek...you're a tremendous slouch.


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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby CharacterIV » Mon Jul 12, 2010 10:11 pm

Excellent read, Cass. No joke, got me right in the pump.
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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby Hi Oktane » Tue Jul 13, 2010 8:31 am

Great piece, which made me realize that: LBJ = A-Rod
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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby papacass » Tue Jul 13, 2010 10:59 am

Thanks for the nice words, all.

It really was that hard to write. I had to pick it and put it down at least four separate times, then re-read it three times. I'm used to banging out columns in 1-2 hours with no breaks. This was a lot different.

Rich, if TCF wanted to make some money off of LeCarpetbagger, I think we should, as a site, comb back through the archives and find maybe the 100-150 best LBJ-themed columns from the past four-plus years, and make a book out of it. We could all chip in and cover the cost of self-publishing it. You could sell it in the online store, and maybe we could cut a deal with some local bookstores to carry it.

Maybe we'd have to wait until the anger dies down some more, but when everyone around the area calms down and wants to look back on the evolution of the LBJ era in Cleveland, it would make for a good keepsake.
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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby hermanfontenot » Tue Jul 13, 2010 12:15 pm

papacass wrote:Rich, if TCF wanted to make some money off of LeCarpetbagger, I think we should, as a site, comb back through the archives and find maybe the 100-150 best LBJ-themed columns from the past four-plus years, and make a book out of it. We could all chip in and cover the cost of self-publishing it. You could sell it in the online store, and maybe we could cut a deal with some local bookstores to carry it.

Maybe we'd have to wait until the anger dies down some more, but when everyone around the area calms down and wants to look back on the evolution of the LBJ era in Cleveland, it would make for a good keepsake.


I'd be happy to contribute to this any way I can.
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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby tired » Tue Jul 13, 2010 12:26 pm

I'm in. Let me know how I can help. Great stuff as alway's papa !
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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby SoulDawg74 » Tue Jul 13, 2010 12:34 pm

papacass wrote:Thanks for the nice words, all.

It really was that hard to write. I had to pick it and put it down at least four separate times, then re-read it three times. I'm used to banging out columns in 1-2 hours with no breaks. This was a lot different.

Rich, if TCF wanted to make some money off of LeCarpetbagger, I think we should, as a site, comb back through the archives and find maybe the 100-150 best LBJ-themed columns from the past four-plus years, and make a book out of it. We could all chip in and cover the cost of self-publishing it. You could sell it in the online store, and maybe we could cut a deal with some local bookstores to carry it.

Maybe we'd have to wait until the anger dies down some more, but when everyone around the area calms down and wants to look back on the evolution of the LBJ era in Cleveland, it would make for a good keepsake.


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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby SoulDawg74 » Tue Jul 13, 2010 12:35 pm

papacass wrote:Thanks for the nice words, all.

It really was that hard to write. I had to pick it and put it down at least four separate times, then re-read it three times. I'm used to banging out columns in 1-2 hours with no breaks. This was a lot different.

Rich, if TCF wanted to make some money off of LeCarpetbagger, I think we should, as a site, comb back through the archives and find maybe the 100-150 best LBJ-themed columns from the past four-plus years, and make a book out of it. We could all chip in and cover the cost of self-publishing it. You could sell it in the online store, and maybe we could cut a deal with some local bookstores to carry it.

Maybe we'd have to wait until the anger dies down some more, but when everyone around the area calms down and wants to look back on the evolution of the LBJ era in Cleveland, it would make for a good keepsake.


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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby SoulDawg74 » Tue Jul 13, 2010 12:36 pm

papacass wrote:Thanks for the nice words, all.

It really was that hard to write. I had to pick it and put it down at least four separate times, then re-read it three times. I'm used to banging out columns in 1-2 hours with no breaks. This was a lot different.

Rich, if TCF wanted to make some money off of LeCarpetbagger, I think we should, as a site, comb back through the archives and find maybe the 100-150 best LBJ-themed columns from the past four-plus years, and make a book out of it. We could all chip in and cover the cost of self-publishing it. You could sell it in the online store, and maybe we could cut a deal with some local bookstores to carry it.

Maybe we'd have to wait until the anger dies down some more, but when everyone around the area calms down and wants to look back on the evolution of the LBJ era in Cleveland, it would make for a good keepsake.


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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby SoulDawg74 » Tue Jul 13, 2010 12:36 pm

papacass wrote:Thanks for the nice words, all.

It really was that hard to write. I had to pick it and put it down at least four separate times, then re-read it three times. I'm used to banging out columns in 1-2 hours with no breaks. This was a lot different.

Rich, if TCF wanted to make some money off of LeCarpetbagger, I think we should, as a site, comb back through the archives and find maybe the 100-150 best LBJ-themed columns from the past four-plus years, and make a book out of it. We could all chip in and cover the cost of self-publishing it. You could sell it in the online store, and maybe we could cut a deal with some local bookstores to carry it.

Maybe we'd have to wait until the anger dies down some more, but when everyone around the area calms down and wants to look back on the evolution of the LBJ era in Cleveland, it would make for a good keepsake.


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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby e0y2e3 » Tue Jul 13, 2010 12:36 pm

Things I would rather do then read the story of LBJ in Cleveland:

Shove a barb wire covered baseball bat up my dick hole......
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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby motherscratcher » Tue Jul 13, 2010 12:49 pm

SoulDawg74 wrote:SD:

I dunno Man , fairy tales are supposed to have happy endings


So are massages.

But they aren't absolutely necessary.
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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby Ziner » Tue Jul 13, 2010 12:50 pm

Didn't know where to put this, so here it goes

http://www.breakupwithlebron.com/

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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby Gradysmanldy » Tue Jul 13, 2010 1:03 pm

Semi brilliant marketing idea, Ziner.
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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby Orenthal » Tue Jul 13, 2010 2:57 pm

e0y2e3 wrote:Things I would rather do then read the story of LBJ in Cleveland:

Shove a barb wire covered baseball bat up my dick hole......


Read four identical and consecutive SD posts.
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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby Fire Marshall Bill » Tue Jul 13, 2010 3:24 pm

In other words, don't sell yourself short Peek...you're a tremendous slouch


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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby Fire Marshall Bill » Tue Jul 13, 2010 3:26 pm

What SD meant to say:

"I'm schitzophrenic and so am I"
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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby SoulDawg74 » Wed Jul 14, 2010 12:32 pm

Fire Marshall Bill wrote:What SD meant to say:

"I'm schitzophrenic and so am I"




SD has to do what's best for SD and i'm really torn over the decision.
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Re: Summing It Up

Unread postby Fire Marshall Bill » Wed Jul 14, 2010 12:41 pm

SoulDawg74 wrote:
Fire Marshall Bill wrote:What SD meant to say:

"I'm schitzophrenic and so am I"




SD has to do what's best for SD and i'm really torn over the decision.


Yeah but what does SD think?

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