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  1. True that. This Officer was obviously...

    True that.

    This Officer was obviously mis-guided, and we should all feel shame for an otherwise Good Cop reacting to the moment.

    Now he will be imprisoned for years.

    Methinks his first...
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    I'd fork over a couple bucks to see these guys. ...

    I'd fork over a couple bucks to see these guys.

    Having gone thru 9 years of ZERO MLB Championship, when there should have easily been at least ONE?. Boy, that hurts.

    Look for ZERO trading come...
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    Holy shit. Thought I was reliving 1982 all over...

    Holy shit. Thought I was reliving 1982 all over again, upon reading this thread (interesting by the way), except there was internet. Wow.

    I'll take a leap and say that this same discussion, among...
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    in the same room?

    The recent blocking of posts to the thread titled something about a "Honduran Elephant in a Room" reminds me of an old joke. You see, there was this guy and his monkey, and they walked into a bar and...
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    This topic is important, and for those who just...

    This topic is important, and for those who just did not happen to be alive... way back... now becoming way, WAY back for me... (I was born in the D in 1966)...

    Ahem.

    Nobody of us ever really...
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    Could it be possible! This old saint has not...

    Could it be possible! This old saint has not heard in his forest that "Rock is DEAD?"

    I think that Detroit has a rich musical heritage. Of course. So far as ROCK AND ROLL goes, yes, or perhaps...
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    That's really all you needed to say. Heh. Selah!

    That's really all you needed to say. Heh. Selah!
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    A friend sent this lil' nugget link. Cool stuff....

    A friend sent this lil' nugget link. Cool stuff. Pretty sweet. Like love and oxygen '-)
    http://www.rougerecordco.com/store.html
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    nice to see many old and familiar names here....

    nice to see many old and familiar names here. Jabba was always my favorite. January 2002... I had a date and my friend showed me the ruins website when I arrived to pick 'er up. "Wow! That is COOL!"...
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    A long time ago there was a common saying: "Mind...

    A long time ago there was a common saying: "Mind your own beeswax".

    Today I'm sure this utterance would be hate speech. Whatever.
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    Not sure that his passing was anything unusual or...

    Not sure that his passing was anything unusual or unexpected. He's probably the ONLY rock star I can think of who has, within the past 20 years has passed from "natural causes" - maybe Warren Zevon....
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    Every time I hear an ice cream truck blasting...

    Every time I hear an ice cream truck blasting "Pop Goes The Weasal", I get an irresistible urge to run out into the street while wrestling a buck or two from my blue jeans pocket, screaming, "wait!...
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    Ray, your fiscal insights are incisive. If I...

    Ray, your fiscal insights are incisive. If I remember correctly, the Detroit Police Department used to be the MOST efficient of any American city because the DPD dealt with a budget and also in the...
  14. I always wonder about the ship-shod electrical...

    I always wonder about the ship-shod electrical wiring I see in some of these kinds of venues. A loading dock in an abandoned factory converted into a living space for four or five people. Loose...
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    Sonny's burger's still is a thriving neighborhood...

    Sonny's burger's still is a thriving neighborhood establishment located south west corner of evergreen and schoolcraft. perhaps some old timers have some recollections.
  16. Injury-plagued and b-ball players usually do not...

    Injury-plagued and b-ball players usually do not become healthier or more resilient with age. The organization made the token off-season deals which, to me, only glosses the look of the team. Ausmus...
  17. Thread: Same Old Lions?

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    I read this out loud during lunch break today at...

    I read this out loud during lunch break today at work. Well, it was off to the rodeo! The discussion switched to UM.

    These first four games really seem like pre-season football. My guess is that...
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    damn dude, that's one hell of a lengthy labor.

    damn dude, that's one hell of a lengthy labor.
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    Grew up there and delivered Detroit News from...

    Grew up there and delivered Detroit News from about '79 to '84. At peak had nearly 400 customers between Evergreen and west to Outer Drive, Fullerton south to Outer Drive north. I know it makes not...
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    +The OP already said that "Motown has been...

    +The OP already said that "Motown has been documented to death".
    A good place to start, IMO, is somewhere in between, something so easy to connect the dots, yet as easy to find. Good references also...
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    Late interview with Bobby Keys who RIP'd last...

    Late interview with Bobby Keys who RIP'd last weekend. No wonder the Rolling Stones hired him back in 72:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRyEY28z9Jg
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    was at work. beautiful, cloudless sky that...

    was at work. beautiful, cloudless sky that morning. the night before I heard a bunch of yelling and hoola coming from the street. Looked outside and there was a group of about 6 or 7 arab kids...
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    Jim Price is in classic form tonight, with the...

    Jim Price is in classic form tonight, with the 1st of 3 with Jeter and Company. Reminding me of some of those great Ray Layne calls, off-ice interviews, commentary, etc.

    Anyway Price,with a Yankee...
  24. "Casablanca" is a free admission showing this...

    "Casablanca" is a free admission showing this weekend. Nice job Old Redford!
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    The Orion fest was an overall positive,...

    The Orion fest was an overall positive, high-profile public event for the City of Detroit. At the time, there was also much optimism that the X Games would come here. Just imagine all the complaining...
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