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Re: Is this normal?

Postby Froggy on Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:35 am

sil wrote:Odd thread title. I was a bit worried I'd open it up to find an unflattering picture of a random part of the human body.

this seems to be a good place to remind people that such pictures should be sent to *** via PM, because he is a doctor.
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Re: Is this normal?

Postby roland on Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:42 am

shmenguin wrote:you want unpopular. i'll give you unpopular. "lord stanley, scratch their names on your fabled cup" was a supremely lame line. like, really lame.

even the calls from last night...eh. i didn't know he goes right to the schtick after like every goal.



His call at the end of game 6 gets more attention than the win in game 7.

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Re: Is this normal?

Postby shmenguin on Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:44 am

roland wrote:
shmenguin wrote:you want unpopular. i'll give you unpopular. "lord stanley, scratch their names on your fabled cup" was a supremely lame line. like, really lame.

even the calls from last night...eh. i didn't know he goes right to the schtick after like every goal.



His call at the end of game 6 gets more attention than the win in game 7.


that's better. sounded like something a real human might say - which is always good.
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Re: Is this normal?

Postby Froggy on Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:47 am

"... and so i told the guy, 'what do i need another dozen oranges for? I already bought a bushel of clementines!' I prefer clementines because they are smaller... like candy. OH... A goal! HEEEEEE'S GOING TO SET FIRE TO YOU AND THROW YOU IN A SHALLOW GRAAAAAAAVE!"
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Re: Is this normal?

Postby roland on Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:10 am

shmenguin wrote:
roland wrote:
shmenguin wrote:you want unpopular. i'll give you unpopular. "lord stanley, scratch their names on your fabled cup" was a supremely lame line. like, really lame.

even the calls from last night...eh. i didn't know he goes right to the schtick after like every goal.



His call at the end of game 6 gets more attention than the win in game 7.


that's better. sounded like something a real human might say - which is always good.


I do agree that the Stanley Cup win call was a bit lame. You'd think he'd have something prepared that was better than that but whatever. Pens won the Cup is the main thing.
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Re: Is this normal?

Postby Lt. Dish on Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:15 am

Froggy wrote:"... and so i told the guy, 'what do i need another dozen oranges for? I already bought a bushel of clementines!' I prefer clementines because they are smaller... like candy. OH... A goal! HEEEEEE'S GOING TO SET FIRE TO YOU AND THROW YOU IN A SHALLOW GRAAAAAAAVE!"


:lol: :lol: :lol:

You are on today, Froggy. I read your post in his voice and almost keeled over. But it's not really like that!

I do like learning about the other team and their players, too, and I think Lange and Bourque do a great job of that. They appreciate the talent on the other side.
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Re: Is this normal?

Postby BuckintheLou on Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:41 am

First time on so please, be gentle. US Air Force brought me to the St. Louis area years ago so I don't get the radio broadcasts from back home.
Gotta tell ya, I miss hearing Mike Lange calling games. Buddies here really get a kick out of hearing his calls when we can find them on the web.
And hey, who wouldn't after listening to John Kelly and Darren (Holy Jumpin') Pang (Holy Jumpin'!) everytime the Blues are on the ice!
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Re: Is this normal?

Postby DudeMan2766 on Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:44 am

I definately agree with the Game 7 call. I've always loved Doc's tho and will never forget it. Mainly because I've watched it so many times.

"FOUGHTOFFBYFLEURY!! ---THE HORN SOUNDS AND THE PENGUINS HAVE WON THE STANLEY CUP!"
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Re: Is this normal?

Postby roland on Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:53 am



Doc gets a little too excited at times....especially if a shot hits the post, or if its "waffle boarded" aside to the corner. Does any other announcer ever use the term "waffle boarded"
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Re: Is this normal?

Postby MRandall25 on Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:57 am

Doc loves what he does. Can't fault him for that. His job is to keep all viewers interested.
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Re: Is this normal?

Postby Froggy on Wed Mar 13, 2013 12:00 pm

I don't care much for Emerick either
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Re: Is this normal?

Postby penmyst on Wed Mar 13, 2013 12:11 pm

I always preferred Lange's regular calling throughout the game, as opposed to the gimmicky lines after goals. Outside of that period of seeming on-air drunkenness, when Lange is in his normal state of mind he is very good. Fairly observant, even-handed, not too much of a homer, willing to talk about good plays bad plays by BOTH teams etc. Reminds me of what I like about listening to announcers in sports that aren't American, as American broadcasting in the modern age is real drek.
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Re: Is this normal?

Postby Malkin0017 on Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:40 am

I often times get chills (literally) listening to Mike Lange's radio replays. Kind of weird but the guy is just awesome.


If you thought that was weird, I get erect every time I hear his replays. :scared: :shock: :scared:
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Re: Is this normal?

Postby columbia on Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:41 am

:pop:
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Re: Is this normal?

Postby Idoit40fans on Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:50 am

That is weird, and an amazing response.
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Re: Is this normal?

Postby DudeMan2766 on Thu Mar 14, 2013 8:41 am

Malkin0017 wrote:
I often times get chills (literally) listening to Mike Lange's radio replays. Kind of weird but the guy is just awesome.


If you thought that was weird, I get erect every time I hear his replays. :scared: :shock: :scared:


If the goal call lasts longer than 4 hours consult a physician
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