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About jc...

  • Birthday 10/13/1980

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  1. The Vaudevillians were forgotten.
  2. http://imgur.com/a/v2YT4 http://imgur.com/a/U8IEy
  3. The 2005 season opener for the Jacksonville Jaguars and Seattle Seahawks started with the Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee kicking off to Seahawks kick returner Josh Scobey.
  4. Headed out on my 13+ hour drive to Indianapolis. Weather is looking like I'll have to stay an extra day this year. My fifth Indianapolis 500.
  5. I love how you can race a handbuilt car 500 miles and fail a laser inspections. What a time to be alive.
  6. I'm just gonna say, it's not the first time I've seen a botch performed on Charlotte. ↙⬆
  7. The bigger mystery..... Where is the ORIGINAL Super Bowl V trophy? The Rosenbloom's owned the Colts then. Years later, there was a trade and the Rosenbloom's took over the Rams, and the Irsay's took over the Colts. The Colts bolted to Indianapolis. Did Rosenbloom take the trophy to LA? Did the Irsay's take it to Indy? I know the city of Baltimore ended up with a replacement, but it's not the original.
  8. That reminds me of having breakfast at my great grandmothers house. I think companies should realize how important it is to keep their branding for nearly forever. Coca-Cola does this...and it works. I use to drink Pepsi, but it tasted different when they went to this new weird globe logo.
  9. Agree 110%
  10. I could see an angle where James Ellsworth wins the Smackdown Women's Championship.....and lead to the split of him and Carmella.
  11. I'm a racing fan. Don't really have a favorite driver.
  12. Just gotta get the people back that are gone to bring the younger kids. I am 36 and so much has changed since I watched as a little kid. - "Stock" bodies are gone. Which I could go on a whole other rant about which could get technical. -The variety of tracks is gone. How great would it be for a place like Las Vegas (or Kansas, or Chicago, or Kentucky, or Texas) to re-build into a 5/8 mile track with a stadium setup like Bristol. -The messing with the championship system for entertainment purposes and to be like other sports. -Classy television coverage. Darrell Waltrip and his buffoonery really hurts. Mike Joy is still good, but he can get sucked into the goofiness. Other than a couple Daytona 500's, you would have never known Dale Jarrett was the son of Ned Jarrett. Benny Parsons was goofy but lovable, and the same with Buddy Baker. Today there is a lot of treating the viewer like they have no knowledge. Which is fine to give little details, but not every week. Then there is the actual production of the race using too many tight shots and following the leader. -Race procedures. The Green White Checkered finish, while I understand everyone wants a green flag finish. Sometimes in sports, you just have to let the clock run out. Especially on plate tracks, I am sure car owners would love it didn't cost half a million bucks fighting for 20th place. The free pass. Not racing back to the caution is a good thing. Giving someone a free lap back is not. They should have to earn it. I am fine with the wave-around because there is a little penalty because you cannot pit. Racing shouldn't be easy. Which leads to double file restarts. Yes, I am probably the only one who doesn't like them. The lap cars should be on the inside and have a chance to earn their lap back. I am sure there is more that I forgot but you probably haven't read through it all anyways.
  13. And if you want to really make an impression, let the 12 and under in to Cup races. There is plenty of room.
  14. The 35-40 year olds who were brought as 10 year olds being turned off aren't bringing a new generation of 10 year olds.
  15. I thinks it's another gimmick that they are using to swing for the fences to get the younger crowd in. The only time you see anyone racing any harder at the end of a segment is if there is a caution prior to the finish because the field is bunched up. The caution kills the flow of the race. Similar to Kyle Busch winning the championship after missing 1/3 of the season, which is a farce. You could see a guy who finishes 20th every week make the playoffs (another silly gimmick) and be a championship contender because he's got a fast car for half a race. The point of a long enduring 500 mile race is lost. I use to watch NASCAR for the sport of it. Legit competition. I would have to re-train myself to watch it for the entertainment of it like any sitcom or reality show. And while I'm on a rant, NASCAR really lost sight of how to get the younger fans in. And it's not that hard. The secret is the old people! When you're a little kid, the only way to get to the track is by an older person! Many of the traditional NASCAR fans that use to bring the young people to the races just aren't going anymore because of the gimmicks and the young people don't get exposed and keep the cycle going. I'm not going to knock anyone that enjoys this format. It's just not for me.