re: Turning the Antenna When the Picture Got Fuzzy - OlGrandad on 1/14/17 at 9:32 am
I went through the turn the pole, rain or shine. After a period of time the pole would make a groove in the ground and when I let go, it would move. My dad thought I was doing it on purpose. I still hear him shouting, move it back a little. NO, A LITTLE!!!!!!!...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Dumbest Thing You've Heard Your Immediate Supervisor Say? - OlGrandad on 1/12/17 at 9:30 am
Company I worked for was bought out be a larger company. Two months later, at a national meeting, the president of the new company talked about what a great job we had done. His final words: "We aren't going to change a thing."...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: My fellow "seasoned" Auburn fans.. - OlGrandad on 1/10/17 at 7:29 am
Had to go to Birmingham to sales meetings in the 70s, and legion field for the "neutral" site iron bowl. 8 reps: Worshiped the bear. 1 rep : Only got a job because he had an uncle in the home office and only wanted to talk nfl and nba. 1 rep: Auburn fan. ...
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re: Where does Paul Newman rank all time for acting skills? - OlGrandad on 1/7/17 at 12:43 pm
I enjoyed all of his movies. One of my favorites is Somebody Up There Likes Me, based on the life of Rocky Graziano. Lots of unknowns in that movie, Sal Mineo, Steve McQueen and Robert Loggia. Amazed Graziano was able to emerge from his background: Prison, assault on an officer while in the a...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Will Missouri fire the first female head coach in NCAA men's basketball? - OlGrandad on 1/5/17 at 8:03 am
[quote]I miss Wimp.[/quote] Wimp and Sonny were great for basketball interest in Alabama. They also had an entertaining radio show....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Updated Cord Cutting Thread | Compilation of Set-ups posted in post after OP - OlGrandad on 12/28/16 at 8:42 am
I am 30 miles away from Montgomery and also have 5 tv sets connected to antenna. I use the channel master distribution amplifier with good results. [link=(https://www.amazon.com/Channel-Master-Distribution-Amplifier-Antenna/dp/B002M1EPL0/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1482935939&sr=8-4&keywords=channe...
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re: Does anyone like the old bowl tie-ins from pre 1998? - OlGrandad on 12/26/16 at 9:52 am
Once upon a time a bowl game was a "reward" for the players. They would spend a week in a city to enjoy their surroundings, have fun and be treated royally. The game was just that. Coach Bryant would tell the press he would let his seniors vote on which bowl to attend. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Standing room only - OlGrandad on 12/26/16 at 7:56 am
My son came in for the holidays and was able to get a standing room ticket. I will probably give him my ticket and wait until opening tip and find a seat. Last time I saw a ticket situation like this was during the Chris Porter days....
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re: Worst Father in a movie - OlGrandad on 12/17/16 at 4:28 pm
An old movie that is worth watching: Fear Strikes Out. Bio of Jimmy Piersall. Father was portrayed by Karl Malden. [quote]Based on Piersall's shattering tell-all biography, the film traces Piersall's rise from the sandlots of Waterbury, Connecticut, to the Boston Red Sox professional baseball ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)