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Introductions / I'm Sure no one remembers, but I'm back
« on: January 30, 2010, 11:13:32 PM »
After a long hiatus, I've decided to start posting here again.

If my memory serves me right, the last time I really posted here on a consistent basis was pre-cup run, but my memory could be foggy.

Been a busy few years, finished up at algonquin college in radio, now living in Grande Prairie Alberta, north of Edmonton, so ya it's cold. Trying to move as I've had all I can tolerate here, but until then keep working for the station that I'm at.

Go Sens Go!

EDIT: Apparently I stopped in summer of '08, shortly after I moved out here.

Anything But Hockey / 3D HD
« on: February 12, 2007, 04:54:43 PM »
Can't find tickets to the big game? This weekend, when the NBA's best strut their stuff at the All-Star game in Las Vegas, the league will unveil what it hopes will become the next-best thing: a live, three-dimensional high-definition broadcast of it, which they will show to 3,500 viewers on a 45-foot screen at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino for the first-ever live sports event filmed in 3D HD.

Much more than a gimmick designed to trick the eye into believing objects are being hurled at it, NBA 3D HD is meant to create the depth and clarity of picture to produce the sensation of being in the arena. "We're not just going to run after you and freak you out," says NBA Vice President of Engineering Michael Rokosa. "Although there could be instances where a ball comes straight back at the camera, and it's going to feel like it's coming at you.",8599,1588209,00.html?cnn=yes


General Hockey Discussions / NHL bigger then NBA? Cuban thinks so
« on: January 22, 2007, 05:00:20 PM »

interesting read, and a good way of twisting the numbers.

General Hockey Discussions / Canes deal Jack Johnson
« on: September 29, 2006, 12:51:03 PM »
and Oleg Tverdosky to LA for....tim gleason and eric belanger

uhhh ya...i thought johnson would go for more then that

to carolina, according to the team via sportsnet and the score.

Anything But Hockey / Layton calls for February election
« on: November 09, 2005, 02:25:12 PM »

Layton calls for February election
Last Updated Wed, 09 Nov 2005 14:07:59 EST
CBC News

NDP Leader Jack Layton said Wednesday he will introduce a motion Nov. 24 calling for a February election, avoiding a Christmas vote.

Layton said the motion will call on Prime Minister Paul Martin to dissolve the House of Commons in the first week of January.

"This avoids the holiday election that nobody wants," Layton told a news conference in Vancouver.

Layton said he expects to meet with the party leaders Wednesday afternoon to discuss his plan.

But Layton's motion is not considered a confidence motion, meaning support for it from all the opposition parties won't necessarily trigger an election. It is also unclear whether the government would be bound by the motion.

Martin has promised an election would be called within 30 days after the release of the final Gomery report due Feb. 1.

The New Democrat leader's announcement came days after he rejected the Liberals' health-care proposal and said his party wouldn't support the Liberal government in a non-confidence vote.

The earliest date a non-confidence motion could be introduced is Nov. 15, a designated opposition day for the Conservatives.

But Conservative Leader Stephen Harper has said his party won't introduce a non-confidence motion to topple the government because he had no faith Layton would support the move.

Harper has said he was worried Layton would use the opportunity as potential leverage in his negotiations with the Liberals to get a better deal on health care.

Anything But Hockey / THE OFFICIAL 'Useless' THREAD (Part 3)
« on: November 05, 2005, 01:18:24 AM »
k i need to rant, and the rant thread seems to be gone.

PEOPLE WHO DONT SHOW UP FOR WORK SHOULD BE FIRED OR AT LEAST PUNISHED. k so i got a job at the new ciniplex in barrhaven, i was supposed to work 6-10:15 tonite (friday)..then 2 wise guys dont show up. and what do you know it is discustingly busy. there was huge lines till like 7:50, and the last first show was at like 7:30. so two people short we have to treck on, it was ludacris. then i had to stay to close when i wasnt supposed to. this is the second friday in a row this has happened, luckily i didnt work last friday when it did. im just steaming and tired right now...ugh.i need a beer.  :icon_angry2: :icon_hissyfit2:

Other Sports Talk / Van de Velde goes for Women's British Open
« on: October 27, 2005, 06:06:46 PM »
Van de Velde goes for Women's British Open

Associated Press

10/27/2005 12:05:38 PM

SOTOGRANDE, Spain (AP) - Jean van de Velde, the Frenchman who lost the British Open six years ago on the final hole, says he will attempt to enter next year's women's British Open.

Van de Velde became famous in the 1999 British Open when he led by three strokes going into the 72nd hole, and wound up losing the title in a playoff.

Van de Velde, 39, said he was upset with a recent policy set by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, which will allow women to qualify for next year's British Open.

"My whole point is where do we draw the line," Van de Velde said Thursday, after shooting a 7-over 78 in the first round of the Volvo Masters.

Van de Velde called the rule change "a farce."


"If we accept that women can enter our tournaments, then it applies that men can play with women," he said.

The Frenchman said he would get an application and attempt to qualify.

"I'll even wear a kilt and shave my legs," he said.

Next year's women's British Open is set for Aug. 3-6 at Royal Lytham. The event is run by the Ladies' Golf Union, which established a gender policy this year.

The policy says: "It shall be a condition of any competition organized by the Ladies' Golf Union that players must be of the female gender."

Andy Salmon, chief executive officer of the LGU, said Thursday there was no plan to change the rule.

"We will include the same conditions on next year's entry form," he said. "We will not be considering any change to this condition."

The LGU established a formal gender policy this season, which allowed players to compete who had sex-change operations to become females. The best know example was Danish-born Australian Mianne Bagger, who played some LGU events in 2005. Bagger was born a male.

Van de Velde hinted at legal action if he were not allowed to play.

"I just don't understand it, and if my application is not accepted I will definitely get advice and see how far it will go," he said.

"I am making a point. I'm not trying to take a sexist stance. I think there are much more important matters. I think our governing body should concentrate on the long putter, checking clubs. Things like that, not this."

Former Ryder Cup player Barry Lane suggested a change in the rules could end women's golf.

"Do they want 100 men trying to qualify? If they do there won't be any spots left for them (women)."

hopefully he doesnt choke again! :A_laughing_matter:

Sens Talk / Mlakar on Rome during 3rd hour
« on: October 07, 2005, 01:50:18 PM »
just to let you know, hes gonna be on between 2-3 on the jim rome show.

Other Sports Talk / MLB Playoffs
« on: October 02, 2005, 11:49:02 PM »
so its october, and the matchups are set. what does everyone think?

Chicago White Sox Vs Boston Red Sox- Boston in 4
Los Angeles Angels Of Anahiem in Calfornia Vs New York Yankees- Angels in 5
St Louis Cardinals Vs San Diego Padres- Cards in 3, padres shouldnt even be in the playoffs
Atlanta Braves Vs Huston Astros- Astros in 4

Other Sports Talk / the chicago white chokes?
« on: September 20, 2005, 12:28:07 PM »
holy geez whats going on in the AL Central. a month ago the Chicago White Sox had a 14 game lead over the cleveland indians, now the indians are suddenly 2.5 games behind (happy now  8)). this could be one of the biggest collapeses ever. it makes the orioles falling apart earlier not as bad. even if the sox didnt choke i was never sold on them to make a long playoff run anyways. but i cant really say that about anyone in the AL, no one really sticks out.

the NL wild card is also exciting as usual with many teams in the hunt. i hope the astros make it again. i like them. the NL west is a complete udder joke, whoever wins that division should decline an invite to the playoffs and allow the runner up in the wild card in. and the Cards are the Cards...personally i think its their year, its certainly their best chance with no team being better then them.

with all of this said, whats the feeling around the MLB playoffs from around here?

Feedback/Wishlist/Issues / i Cant Access the site
« on: September 08, 2005, 02:16:04 PM »
hey guys, long time no see. for some reason my computer at home wont access the site. on firefox it just times out and i get the page not found on IE. what can be done? i'm currently at school. i guess you'll have to email me to try and help me out


Anything But Hockey / Gas over a dollar now
« on: August 13, 2005, 02:55:07 PM »
saw last nite gas hit a dollar 3...pretty depressing to look at. going to ottawa gas sucks to now, the low for hte day is 95.7  :( they say its going to go down after labour day...god i hope their right.

General Hockey Discussions / Roberts, Nieuwendyk sign in Florida
« on: August 01, 2005, 02:00:17 PM »;jsessionid=PGGAHGCODKFH?content=20050801_134911_5260

oberts, Nieuwendyk sign in Florida

The Toronto Maple Leafs have just become a lot younger.

Sportsnet has learned NHL veterans Gary Roberts and Joe Nieuwendyk have agree to 2 year deals with the Florida Panthers.

More to follow

ugh...sportsnets been wrong before, can they be again?

General Hockey Discussions / Isbister Traded to Bruins
« on: August 01, 2005, 01:54:10 PM »

Top Prospects & Binghamton Senators / Draft Lottery NOT on tv?
« on: July 15, 2005, 06:13:31 PM »
watching prime time sports there talking about how the nhl apparently isnt showing the draft lottery?

if this is true, then the nhl is making a huge mistake. the draft lottery itself is going to be more exciting then the draft itself.

Other Sports Talk / CCA Walks away from CBC
« on: July 06, 2005, 11:02:08 PM »

Thank God! the coverage of the brier, hearts and worlds were absolutly horrendus on CBC.

Anything But Hockey / New Radio Stations Approved for Ottawa
« on: June 23, 2005, 09:59:54 PM »
1. New Cap- Live 88.5 (Alternative/New Rock)
2. CKMW- 98.5 (easy listening)
3. Radio Nord- French pop/rock/urban station 96.5 (technically gatineau)
4. Nova Scotia Limited- Tourist Info (frequency TBD)

Happy to have new rock back. my dad will be happy to have easy listening

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