OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby canaan on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:17 pm

God forbid you have to listen to your elders for 5 minutes
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby pressure=9Pa on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:17 pm

This guy is obviously a hero, but all I can picture is Grampa Simpson talking about wearing an onion, which was the style at the time.
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby pens2005 on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:18 pm

No penalty there? Like, seriously?

There should have been 2 called there!
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby jprolley on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:18 pm

what a shift by dupes
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby profpolisci on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:18 pm

great story!
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby Gaucho on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:18 pm

Super Duper
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby pens2005 on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:18 pm

canaan wrote:God forbid you have to listen to your elders for 5 minutes


My thoughts exactly. I saw nothing wrong with the interview whatsoever.
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby ExPatriatePen on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:18 pm

shafnutz05 wrote:God bless this veteran, but this is almost insulting to him having him on during game time. What in the effing hell was Root Sports thinking? IDIOTS


Ah, he's 88, probably the last time he'll get to tell his story. What the heck.. I didn't mind.
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby shafnutz05 on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:19 pm

canaan wrote:God forbid you have to listen to your elders for 5 minutes


I have absolutely no problem with that at all. I love listening to the veterans talk about their experiences.. My point is, I wish he didn't have to talk over a game. It is a wonderful idea, just could have been executed better. Still a great gesture by Root that I appreciate. Sorry if that came out as disrepectful

Edit: I'm ex-military, so trust me, I don't mind listening to my elders for 5 minutes, or 5 hours for that matter. It was definitely a great story, I just tuned out the game and listened.
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby ExPatriatePen on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:19 pm

pens2005 wrote:
canaan wrote:God forbid you have to listen to your elders for 5 minutes


My thoughts exactly. I saw nothing wrong with the interview whatsoever.


Shaf hates old people...

J/k Shad.
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby pressure=9Pa on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:19 pm

pens2005 wrote:
canaan wrote:God forbid you have to listen to your elders for 5 minutes


My thoughts exactly. I saw nothing wrong with the interview whatsoever.


Nothing wrong with having it, and the guy's story deserves to be heard. That said, it was extremely akward to place it in the middle of live action. It could have been better placed.
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby pens#1 on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:21 pm

i also didnt mean to be disrespectable to the gentleman, just didnt seem like he should be cut off to do play by pay so it should be done at intermission
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby brwi on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:21 pm

Would have been better to have it during intermission.
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby pens2005 on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:21 pm

shafnutz05 wrote:
canaan wrote:God forbid you have to listen to your elders for 5 minutes


I have absolutely no problem with that at all. I love listening to the veterans talk about their experiences.. My point is, I wish he didn't have to talk over a game. It is a wonderful idea, just could have been executed better. Still a great gesture by Root that I appreciate. Sorry if that came out as disrepectful


not disrespectful at all. I think these sorts of things are allowed on a day like today, even if the interview is done by someone who is somewhat difficult to understand.
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby shafnutz05 on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:21 pm

Every time I see a Greatest Generation vet like that, all I want to do is walk up and just shake their hand and get to know them.
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby guiner on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:22 pm

yeah, thank god Tangradi is ok... what would we do without him :roll:
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby jprolley on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:22 pm

they probably figured nobody is gonna be in front of the tv to listen during intermission
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby TheHammer24 on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:22 pm

I liked the interview, but I would have preferred it to be a Potash Between-period interview. I guess he was riding the zamboni at that point though.
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby shafnutz05 on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:23 pm

Orpik with the 1000 yard stare
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby columbia on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:23 pm

Great story!
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby DelPen on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:23 pm

Does orpik not have the ability to blink involuntarily?
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby pens2005 on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:23 pm

guiner wrote:yeah, thank god Tangradi is ok... what would we do without him :roll:


So now we're in the business of not caring if a guy who has had concussion problems in the past is ok just because he isn't a star player?

Unreal!
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby ExPatriatePen on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:24 pm

TheHammer24 wrote:I liked the interview, but I would have preferred it to be a Potash Between-period interview. I guess he was riding the zamboni at that point though.


Because we all know Zambonis need belly gunners ;)
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby shafnutz05 on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:24 pm

DelPen wrote:Does orpik not have the ability to blink involuntarily?


His eyelids are super glued open
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Re: OFFICIAL GDT: PENS vs STARS 11/11/11

Postby winger on Fri Nov 11, 2011 9:25 pm

Love to hear all the stories but would have appreciated it if they would give it the respect they deserve, not over a hockey game.
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