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Crosby avoids chaos

Postby viva la ben on Sat Aug 10, 2013 9:57 am

Chaos averted as Crosby expedited at DMV

Crosby, there to renew his driver's license, became the beneficiary of a Pennsylvania DMV policy in which celebrities can be ushered to the front of the line if supervisors determine it would help in "keeping control and keeping disruptions to a minimum," a spokeswoman for the motor vehicles department told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.



http://espn.go.com/nhl/story/_/id/95562 ... edited-dmv
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby canaan on Sat Aug 10, 2013 11:02 am

the feigned outrage that i've read about this is just headache-inducing.
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby llipgh2 on Sat Aug 10, 2013 11:19 am

I read this on the P-G.

One, why was this on the front page? Two, more importantly, why was this even a story to begin with? Three, Ms. Campbell is an idiot.
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby jprolley on Sat Aug 10, 2013 11:25 am

he clearly barged in and saw the enormous wait and proclaimed in his big boisterous voice "IM SIDNEY CROSBY AND I AM NOT GONNA WAIT. LET ME CUT RIGHT NOW OR IM GOING TO PLAY FOR PHILLY"
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby viva la ben on Sat Aug 10, 2013 11:30 am

Superstar treatment!
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby largegarlic on Sat Aug 10, 2013 11:31 am

Huh...I renewed my license this week, but opted for the Butler DMV (which is probably the same distance as McCandless for me). The Butler DMV was almost completely empty, and I had no wait time. However, it's very unlikely that I'll ever see a Penguin in Butler.
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby columbia on Sat Aug 10, 2013 11:35 am

The real scandal here is that PA is giving a state ID to a foreigner.
I bet he wasn't even born in "Halifax" (wherever that's supposed to be).
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby llipgh2 on Sat Aug 10, 2013 11:41 am

columbia wrote:The real scandal here is that PA is giving a state ID to a foreigner.
I bet he wasn't even born in "Halifax" (wherever that's supposed to be).


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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby scals37 on Sat Aug 10, 2013 12:15 pm

clearly he's worse than Big Ben
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby penny lane on Sat Aug 10, 2013 12:23 pm

:face:

So ESPN really does cover hockey. :roll:
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby FreeCandy44 on Sat Aug 10, 2013 1:20 pm

viva la ben wrote:Superstar treatment!

Chica Chee?
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby Fast B on Sat Aug 10, 2013 1:56 pm

oh my gawd who freakin cares.jpg
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby heshootsandscores on Sat Aug 10, 2013 2:43 pm

Wish i was there...my phone would have been flashing pictures...lol
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby SoCalPenguin on Sat Aug 10, 2013 5:15 pm

Actually this is a good rule. Otherwise Sid would have been signing bra straps for 3 hours at the DMV.
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby sil on Sat Aug 10, 2013 5:31 pm

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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby thepittman on Sat Aug 10, 2013 7:14 pm

sil wrote:Image

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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby Lt. Dish on Sun Aug 11, 2013 7:36 am

columbia wrote:The real scandal here is that PA is giving a state ID to a foreigner.
I bet he wasn't even born in "Halifax" (wherever that's supposed to be).


Been here 8 years and still can't speak Murican, either, Crosby.

Or is it Khrahsbeh?
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby Rylan on Sun Aug 11, 2013 8:56 am

SoCalPenguin wrote:Actually this is a good rule. Otherwise Sid would have been signing bra straps for 3 hours at the DMV.


I'd much prefer that over the normal sit and wait routine. At least its something to do.
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby TrueNorth on Sun Aug 11, 2013 12:09 pm

Oh, Sid! What were you thinking of mixing with the hoi polloi? Why didn’t you use your star power to arrange an off-hour, private meeting with the DMV folks, far away from prying eyes and wagging tongues? Isn’t it about time you got with the program and started acting like an entitled superstar?
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby Godric on Mon Aug 12, 2013 3:09 am

Lt. Dish wrote:
columbia wrote:The real scandal here is that PA is giving a state ID to a foreigner.
I bet he wasn't even born in "Halifax" (wherever that's supposed to be).


Been here 8 years and still can't speak Murican, either, Crosby.

Or is it Khrahsbeh?



Lololol
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby penny lane on Mon Aug 12, 2013 8:01 am

Might be time for the person/s who made this decision to raise their hand for all to see.
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby newarenanow on Mon Aug 12, 2013 9:35 am

Yeah, I don't see why this is a big deal.

Best part is guys like Boomer Esiesan (sp? - f spelling his name right) and the NY Post and some others are acting like Sid walked in and acted like he was entitled.

This is a good rule, especially in the social media age. One person tweets or posts a picture on facebook, and next thing you know, everyone is going to the DMV to get a pciture.
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby JS© on Mon Aug 12, 2013 9:48 am

Story from neutral site like Deadspin and Yahoo: Sid moves to the head of the line for driver's license.
Story from Philly and New York: Sid cuts line for DMV pic.

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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby sil on Mon Aug 12, 2013 10:04 am

"He shoots and scores! Sid sliced through the Flyer's blueline like the DMV!" -Future Mike Lange
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Re: Crosby avoids chaos

Postby 71Aj66ax87 on Mon Aug 12, 2013 10:09 am

sil wrote:"He shoots and scores! Sid sliced through the Flyer's blueline like the DMV!" -Future Mike Lange


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