Arlo White is Headed to NBC
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Posted by Paul on November 30, 2011 | Short Link

Sounders FC Owner Joe Roth on Arlo White:   “We want to thank Arlo for his contributions over the last two years and wish him continued success at NBC as the voice of the MLS. Arlo has set a standard that will be difficult to match and established a connection with our soccer family that […]

What’s More Embarrassing?

Posted by Paul on November 30, 2011 | Short Link

That one of my co-workers discovered some “Final Score” Fast Action Cards on the paper cutter at work?   That said co-worker immediately knew that those cards had to belong to me?   Poll closes at 5:00pm or whenever I muster the courage to show my blushing face outside my office again.  Which may be never.

Dissecting “Football Game” – US Patent #2,479,160
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Posted by Paul on November 28, 2011 | Short Link

Over in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle newspaper today, Sean Lahman (most famous for the Lahman Baseball Database) presents an interesting look at the history of board games by delving into the US Patents for some antique games. Early in the piece he discusses a game created by Inventor Frank Graves in 1949 that is referred […]

How to make prison dice
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Posted by Paul on November 26, 2011 | Short Link

Please, somebody, tell me I’m not alone here:  have you ever daydreamed about going to prison so that you would have endless hours to play Strat-o-Matic (or APBA or your sports sim-of-choice)? In my daydreaming, I have often wondered how I would solve the dice problem.  That is, since dice are not allowed in prison, […]

2010 MLS – Game 6

Posted by Paul on November 25, 2011 | Short Link

2010 MLS – GAME 6:  SEATTLE SOUNDERS vs. COLORADO RAPIDS    GAME HIGHLIGHTS: A lot of offense in this game (31 total shots), but that was to be expected with these two offensive-minded teams.  In the first half, Colorado puts up 9 shots, but are only able to get on the board in the 21st […]

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