OneForFive Top 5 Greatest Hits

In the 4+ years of this blog’s existence, there have been somewhere around 450 published posts. The 5 listed below have had more hits than any others:  Damocles of the Dodgers – probably my favorite post of all time, too. The reason it ranks so high is that NBC Sports linked to it on their site. It’s a word-for-word transcription of a story Vin Scully told on air during a Dodgers broadcast on April 15, 2013. I heard it while watching the game and immediately knew it had to be transcribed for posterity, and thousands of others seem to have … Continue reading

Update: OneForFive Print Edition – Issue #4

Over the past 48 hours I’ve had to send a variation of this email to dozens of people. If you have questions about the magazine and/or anything else related to the site please CLICK HERE to send me an email at paul@oneforfive.com. Hi there, Thank you for the email. I’ve decided not to take subscriptions for the OneForFive.com Print Edition for the next year. With that in mind, I cancelled the auto-renewals that were setup in Paypal. The Spring issue is still on the way and I still plan to make and sell more issues, but due to the experience … Continue reading

Two Years Later: Greatest Hits

  The following table is a list of the top posts on this website since its launch (11-2-2011). They are listed by number of page views as of November 2, 2013. It’s a little disappointing to find that some of my favorite posts aren’t on this list, but if you’re new to this website the list below is a good starting point to find some interesting and useful information (if I do say so myself!).   Post Title # of Views Home page / Archives 43,047 Damocles of the Dodgers 6,420 Eddie Vedder and Johnny Ramone playing Strat-O-Matic Baseball 4,044 … Continue reading

Accountability Partners

When I was eight years old I briefly owned a turtle. Like, for a day. I don’t remember where he came from: pet store? a friend? found crawling in the garden? No idea. I kept it, unadvisedly, in an old aquarium that happened to be wasting on the back porch of my Grandparent’s house in Nipomo, California, where I was living at the time. I can’t remember whether or not I named the turtle, but Henry will do. It was summer. It was hot. Henry’s habitat consisted of the lid of a mayonnaise jar, upside down and filled with water, … Continue reading

The Blog I Want to Be

Over on the Strat-o-Matic Fan Forum this morning, Terry Bartelme offered up a great question that really got me thinking about the replays I post, the replays I follow, the blogs I read and the blog I write. My number one rule over here at oneforfive.com is to create the kind of website that I would like to read. There simply aren’t very many websites devoted to the tabletop-sports gaming hobby, and most of the ones that are devoted to the hobby are devoted to one specific game or replay season. I wanted a website that offered more than that. … Continue reading