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Mario rookie year photo?

Postby penny lane on Thu Aug 22, 2013 6:23 pm

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Of all the photos I have seen of Mario, I've never seen this one. Michael and Mario both with magic moves. ;)
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Re: Mario rookie year photo?

Postby IanMoran on Thu Aug 22, 2013 6:40 pm

http://canucks.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=453768

Debate on if its real or not... I'm leaning towards no

-The Canucks hosted the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Pacific Coliseum on November 16, 1984 and beat them 7-6.

-Michael Jackson’s Victory Tour stopped in Vancouver to play three shows on November 16, 17 & 18 at BC Place.


BUT...

-According to a ticket stub from the Nov. 16 concert that stuffed_with_fluff has for sale on eBay, Jackson and company were scheduled to hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. Assuming the Canucks/Penguins game began around 7 p.m., Jackson wouldn’t have had enough time to get from BC Place to the Pacific Coliseum and back in time for the start of the show.

-MJ is sporting his signature military jacket, but a quick Google search of Jackson pictures shows that the middle sash is almost always running from his left shoulder to his right hip. In this picture the sash goes from right to left. I smell a fake.

-Why was there no red carpet rolled out to greet the biggest musician on the planet? The King of Pop agrees to take part in a ceremonial faceoff and the Canucks welcome him by making him shimmy his way across the ice in dress shoes? That doesn’t make sense at all – the Canucks are much classier than that and Jackson’s entourage would have demanded red carpet treatment.

-Why does no one remember this happening? Both Stan Smyl, the Canucks captain standing close enough to elbow Jackson, and Norm Jewison, the former Canucks public relations director who most likely scheduled the appearance, have no memories of this taking place. Jewison took his wife and daughters to see Jackson when he was in town that week, but has no recollection of MJ dropping the puck. Fishy.


Yea... its fake
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Re: Mario rookie year photo?

Postby IanMoran on Thu Aug 22, 2013 6:46 pm

http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=71 ... ckey&hl=en

Confirmed.. .Real picture, but not Michael Jackson.

Shelly Anderson, November 17, 1984 article

A Michael Jackson look-alike dropped the puck for a ceremonial faceoff before last night's National Hockey League game in the Pacific Colosseum while the real pop star was opening with his brothers across town
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Re: Mario rookie year photo?

Postby IanMoran on Thu Aug 22, 2013 6:48 pm

The real gem though.. In that above paper. An article on a high school football game, written by Mark Madden :) lol
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Re: Mario rookie year photo?

Postby penny lane on Thu Aug 22, 2013 6:53 pm

Fakes just getting too darn real. Should have known it would have surfaced ... Mario and Michael would have exchanged signed gloves. 8-) :lol:
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Re: Mario rookie year photo?

Postby Crankshaft on Thu Aug 22, 2013 6:59 pm

IanMoran wrote:The real gem though.. In that above paper. An article on a high school football game, written by Mark Madden :) lol


Also Tom McMillen, from the Penguins.
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Re: Mario rookie year photo?

Postby pugilist13 on Fri Aug 23, 2013 1:15 pm

Mario in the dot with Stan Smyl. Hopefully MJ took a high stick to the chops off the draw.
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