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re: Dying chimp recognises her former caretaker and is overcome with emotion - real turf fan
Did anyone see an explanation of the chimp's illness. It looked as if her gums were huge and she'd lost her teeth???...
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re: Would Nick Saban keep his job with a win over the Vols? - real turf fan
I might guess he's got a couple of goals: 1) to keep Tennessee from scoring any TDs 2) to get at least two defensive TDs 3) to beat the Vegas odds by a factor of 2x 4) to break Butch totally Anything less and UT may negatively affect Bammer's strength of schedule. As in, OK, why should B...
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re: Did Layla ever leave Knoxville? - real turf fan
His wife had been a cheerleader at UF Gainsville, and they met when she was working in Tampa for the Bucks and he stopped by to visit with his Dad. Or so one story in the Knoxville paper said....
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re: 5 shot at Maryland Office Park - real turf fan
Not just limited to that business if the report of a sixth shot person in Delaware is correct....
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re: So I just watched the Butch Jones show. - real turf fan
It's not the USC loss, it's the skunked by Georgia. It's the barely got a win over 0-5 UMass. It's the team last year that didn't quit versus the team this year's team that has not got the play-to-the-end-of-the-game feel. It's not seeing development in players. It's feeling sick before t...
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re: Husband of Baton Rouge city executive killed couple's child in NOLA - real turf fan
Maybe if more children went to church and learned to fear the Devil and Hell. Sure, they can grow out of that belief, but in the back of their warped little minds, a vengeful God would remain a possibility and eternity in Hell might have a deterrent effect. Heck, even the Golden Rule might hav...
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re: Why is he still employed, WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR - real turf fan
[quote]What's the point if firing him in the middle of the season? It does nothing other than make you feel good[/quote] It might give some players playing time that they've been denied. It might stop the hemmorage of next year's signing class. It might give some of the underling coaches a...
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re: Has bUTch been fired yet? - real turf fan
[quote]So is it pretty much a 100% Done Deal?[/quote] There is no way to know what TPTB have in mind. Some of us remind ourselves that Hasslam bought the Cleveland Browns and that scares the hell out of us as to his FB IQ....
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re: That moment when you realize it's officially Alabama-Tennessee Week - real turf fan
And Alabama's strength of schedule will take another hit....
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re: Update* found safe* Missing 12yo from New Orleans - real turf fan
Is there any explanation why she was walking down the street and avoiding the sidewalks on either side?...
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re: Update* found safe* Missing 12yo from New Orleans - real turf fan
Jean LaFitte National Park: the part down in the swamp....
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re: Is Butch Jones finished?? - real turf fan
[quote]Brick by brick. Botch is laying the foundation[/quote] More like, you need to reread a certain Short story (the cask of amontillado) and remember that wall is made of bricks...
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re: Woman (she fine) arrested in fatal hit-and-run of man in wheelchair - real turf fan
[link=(http://www.al.com/news/huntsville/index.ssf/2017/10/arrest_made_in_hit-and-run_dea.html#incart_river_index)]more details[/link][quote]Kevin Allan Doherty, 57,[b] was hit while traveling on Cloyd Boulevard[/b] in his motorized wheelchair at about 8:20 Friday night, p[/quote] From the Huntsv...
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re: At what point did TAMU become a better job than UTk? - real turf fan
$$$$$$$$$$$$ huge fan base with love of football Hatred from UTexas (adds more active fans for TAMU)...
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re: How many leadership reps do I need? - real turf fan
[quote]So are you suggesting that the brick wall that Butch has built is NOT, in fact, load bearing?[/quote] The one we've been watching in ads in Knoxville is a freakin' mail box. To collect his checks, his many, many checks. At some point this madness will end, won't it?...
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re: Fires in nor cal.. stay or go - real turf fan
So glad your Father has you and a family to go to, to take him in and let him recover from the stress. Thank you for the really mind numbing description of how little time some of you have had to react. ...
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re: Gonna stand my ground. Wont be pushed around - real turf fan
On the slight chance that someone doesn't know what Jorts are: Blue jeans that are the length of bermuda shorts. ...
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re: Who finishes last in the SEC West? - real turf fan
Tennessee. Yes, I know we're in East, but from the looks of things we're going to be so bad, we can handle the cellar in West as well....
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re: Is Lyle getting fired or not? - real turf fan
[quote]quote: another Loss to South Carolina should be nail in the coffin[/quote] Coffin is currently 65% nails and 35% wood....
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re: The story of my childhood friend's murder and his Father's search for Justice and more... - real turf fan
I've read through it twice, and it's still an eye opener. It's not something that's touched me or my friends and family (we're old), but it is affecting some neighbors in terrible ways....
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