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#9481 shrader

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Posted 12 July 2017 - 08:06 AM

The wife and I take part in a fund raiser for cancer research each year with her family.  I absolutely hate sending out the requests for donations, but it's amazing how each time people you would never expect to donate do wind up doing so.  I guess so many more people than you realize have that same F cancer attitude.



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Posted 12 July 2017 - 08:12 AM

The wife and I take part in a fund raiser for cancer research each year with her family. I absolutely hate sending out the requests for donations, but it's amazing how each time people you would never expect to donate do wind up doing so. I guess so many more people than you realize have that same F cancer attitude.


Last year I did the Ride for Roswell. It was actually on the day I moved out of my apartment, so the last day I ever called Buffalo home. Anyways, I was reluctant to share my page on Facebook and ask for donations. But just like you, I was amazed at the people who gave. Broke college friends that are literally living off frozen chicken nuggets and ramen. My Aunt who I didn't even think had a Facebook. My little sister who gave her babysitting money. It was pretty neat. Glad you're getting support!

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Posted 12 July 2017 - 08:35 AM

I'm unaware of this feud.  What's the background?


https://sports.yahoo...09059--nhl.html

TL;DR: it śtarted in Anaheim, then he believes Babcock screwed him over for fun when he signed with Detroit.

Also, he might be somewhat unhinged. Hard to tell.

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Posted 12 July 2017 - 09:00 AM

https://sports.yahoo...09059--nhl.html

TL;DR: it śtarted in Anaheim, then he believes Babcock screwed him over for fun when he signed with Detroit.

Also, he might be somewhat unhinged. Hard to tell.

 

Interesting stuff, thanks.



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Posted 14 July 2017 - 08:07 AM

Timmy Connolly, when possessed of a fully functional brain, was awesome.

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Also, if you're not following Sabres Goal of the Day on twitter, get off your ass. Unless you're smart enough to have avoided twitter.

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Posted 14 July 2017 - 08:41 AM

I just caught that second mouse I told you about.  I had an empty coffee can ( :flirt:  my addiction to the dark nectar is awesome) and coaxed the little guy (?) into it and released him into our garden.  I love all of God's creation, but most are not welcome in the house.  Good thing that the little guy was kind of frightened, but also curious. He explored the coffee can and I gently tipped it back up and covered it with a piece of cardboard.  And presto ... easy.



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Posted 14 July 2017 - 08:57 AM

I just caught that second mouse I told you about.  I had an empty coffee can ( :flirt:  my addiction to the dark nectar is awesome) and coaxed the little guy (?) into it and released him into our garden.  I love all of God's creation, but most are not welcome in the house.  Good thing that the little guy was kind of frightened, but also curious. He explored the coffee can and I gently tipped it back up and covered it with a piece of cardboard.  And presto ... easy.


Not to attempt to alarm you unduly, but you've seen two. There may well be many, many more. Might want to get it checked out by a professional.

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Posted 14 July 2017 - 09:17 AM

Not to attempt to alarm you unduly, but you've seen two. There may well be many, many more. Might want to get it checked out by a professional.

 

Oh, I hear you.  I have pretty much figured out how they are getting in and thought that was addressed, but they are smart and may have found a way around it / another way in.

 

We had a live in pro, but unfortunately he (Jake our cat) passed away a number of years ago now.  Jake caught 2 and then any others just stayed away.



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Posted 14 July 2017 - 09:55 AM

Officially an aerial instructor now. I'll be teaching an intro trapeze/hoop combo class when our studio opens here in Buffalo in August. 

 

Kinda terrified. Teaching something like a fitness class is worlds away from teaching a college class. 



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Posted 14 July 2017 - 10:14 AM

Just spent 15 minutes talking Hockey with Scotty Bowman, well actually he spoke and I listened for 15 minutes.

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Posted 14 July 2017 - 10:25 AM

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Posted 14 July 2017 - 10:47 AM

Just spent 15 minutes talking Hockey with Scotty Bowman, well actually he spoke and I listened for 15 minutes.

That is awesome. 

 

Speaking of NHL players, I'm working with a Sabre right now through 26 Shirts, and it's kind of a headrush to know there's an NHL player checking out your sh!t. And by headrush I mean, I kinda want to vomit every 10 minutes.

 

Oh yeah, I have another shirt out with them right now, it's for Chicago though. So if you know anyone who likes Chicago baseball, check it out. I only get paid a buck for every shirt made, so help a starvin' artist out haha 



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Posted 14 July 2017 - 11:12 AM

http://explore.org/l...ear-salmon-cams


I linked that last Summer. I spend too much time watching that feed.

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Posted 14 July 2017 - 12:09 PM

Just spent 15 minutes talking Hockey with Scotty Bowman, well actually he spoke and I listened for 15 minutes.

  

That is awesome. 
 
Speaking of NHL players, I'm working with a Sabre right now through 26 Shirts, and it's kind of a headrush to know there's an NHL player checking out your sh!t. And by headrush I mean, I kinda want to vomit every 10 minutes.
 
Oh yeah, I have another shirt out with them right now, it's for Chicago though. So if you know anyone who likes Chicago baseball, check it out. I only get paid a buck for every shirt made, so help a starvin' artist out haha


Indeed awesome.

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Posted 14 July 2017 - 01:01 PM

Josie, that's sweet. Can you tell us the player or no?

BRAWNDO, any conversation highlights?



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Posted 14 July 2017 - 01:21 PM

Not to attempt to alarm you unduly, but you've seen two. There may well be many, many more. Might want to get it checked out by a professional.

 

I think this mouse has outsmarted me.  Granted that is not difficult, even for a mouse.

 

Looks like it's the same mouse.  Not to sound like a racist, but they all look alike to me.

 

I think he is playing with me.  He's back.  I don't think it's a third mouse.  I bet I release him and he runs around to make it look good.  Then 30 minutes will go by and he runs around to his entry hole and comes back in to mess with me.  Seriously, I think it went back out (all is quite now) just to mess with me even more.

 

I went out to Friday Prayers and now am back, so I will report in when something happens.



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Posted 14 July 2017 - 01:46 PM

Josie, that's sweet. Can you tell us the player or no?

BRAWNDO, any conversation highlights?

haha probably shouldn't. It's a d-man though. 



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Posted 14 July 2017 - 02:50 PM

This post is about 2 months late but it's Friday afternoon and I've got the time to post it now.

 

I started playing ice hockey about 2.5 years ago, and the past 3 memorial day weekends I've participated in the NYCGHA's "Chelsea Challenge" hockey tournament. This past event they asked me to captain one of the teams in the lower division. I'd never captained anything sports related before and I was a bit apprehensive but went along with it. My team ended up winning the tournament and it was a blast. Afterwards I was thinking about it and I realized I'd never been part of a winning sports team, be it playing for or rooting for. 30 some years and not one championship celebrated until then. To be fair, I didn't really play sports in high school but still, that's a lot of losing over the years.

 

I really can't wait for the Sabres or Bills to make it all the way. The energy in the city is going to be something else.

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Posted 14 July 2017 - 02:54 PM

Those are the ugliest goalie pads I've ever seen. I love them. 



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Posted 14 July 2017 - 03:01 PM

Those are the ugliest goalie pads I've ever seen. I love them. 

 

He had the matching glove and waffle to go with it. My goalie flew in from France for the weekend to play in the tournament. Dedication if I've ever seen it (he's a commercial pilot so he flied for free but still).



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Posted 14 July 2017 - 03:05 PM

He had the matching glove and waffle to go with it. My goalie flew in from France for the weekend to play in the tournament. Dedication if I've ever seen it (he's a commercial pilot so he flied for free but still).

 

That is one motley looking crew ...  ;)

 

The chicks look like brawlers ...  :flirt:

 

And you snagged Cory Perry to be the star of the show ...  :ph34r:



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Posted 14 July 2017 - 03:44 PM

He had the matching glove and waffle to go with it. My goalie flew in from France for the weekend to play in the tournament. Dedication if I've ever seen it (he's a commercial pilot so he flied for free but still).

+++ for chicks on the team. 

Man I miss playing. 



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Posted 14 July 2017 - 05:19 PM

I think this mouse has outsmarted me.  Granted that is not difficult, even for a mouse.

 

Looks like it's the same mouse.  Not to sound like a racist, but they all look alike to me.

 

I think he is playing with me.  He's back.  I don't think it's a third mouse.  I bet I release him and he runs around to make it look good.  Then 30 minutes will go by and he runs around to his entry hole and comes back in to mess with me.  Seriously, I think it went back out (all is quite now) just to mess with me even more.

 

I went out to Friday Prayers and now am back, so I will report in when something happens.

 

Guaranteed you have many mice.

 

But I wouldn't be surprised if the same one got back in.

 

NS, I hate to be the one to tell you, but you really need to call an exterminator.  With mice comes mouse feces.  There is a nesting site in your house.  Don't mess with this.  It will cause health problems.



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Posted 14 July 2017 - 05:52 PM

Guaranteed you have many mice.

But I wouldn't be surprised if the same one got back in.

I have an acquaintance who was convinced that the mice he was catching and releasing where the same mouse so he started painting tails. Most of them returned. It sort of became an experiment taking them farther away and observing results. He keeps the notebook with the results in his cabinet of curiosities. He was always an eccentric fellow.

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 09:45 PM

We're more than a week past the halfway point between the last game of last Sabres season and this coming one.



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Posted 16 July 2017 - 10:00 PM

We're more than a week past the halfway point between the last game of last Sabres season and this coming one.

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 08:22 AM

Guaranteed you have many mice.

 

But I wouldn't be surprised if the same one got back in.

 

NS, I hate to be the one to tell you, but you really need to call an exterminator.  With mice comes mouse feces.  There is a nesting site in your house.  Don't mess with this.  It will cause health problems.

 

That was my immediate thought when he said he released it in his yard, that mouse is going to come right back into the house.  That and it will come back with reinforcements.  One night, SFINS is going to wake up tied to his bed and 100 mice gathered around his feet.  You don't want to know what they'll do next, SFINS.



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Posted 17 July 2017 - 09:32 AM

I hear you guys.

 

All is quiet on the Mousetern front.

 

I am really unsure what they are up to, but I am sure it is some sort of sinister plot.



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Posted 17 July 2017 - 09:42 AM

I have an acquaintance who was convinced that the mice he was catching and releasing where the same mouse so he started painting tails. Most of them returned. It sort of became an experiment taking them farther away and observing results. He keeps the notebook with the results in his cabinet of curiosities. He was always an eccentric fellow.

 

My first though above was, "I wonder where you get those ear tags to mark the mouse". Paint's a way better solution.

 

That was my immediate thought when he said he released it in his yard, that mouse is going to come right back into the house.  That and it will come back with reinforcements.  One night, SFINS is going to wake up tied to his bed and 100 mice gathered around his feet.  You don't want to know what they'll do next, SFINS.

 

Would you rather fight 100 mouse-sized cats or one cat-sized mouse?



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Posted 17 July 2017 - 09:57 AM

Would you rather fight 100 mouse-sized cats or one cat-sized mouse?

 

It depends.  Do I have a mini-Ditka on my side?



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Posted 17 July 2017 - 01:02 PM

This past Saturday NorthBuffalo and I decided to have our own SabresSpace meetup in NYC. He came down to play on my Saturday beer-league team. It was a fun game but we ended up losing 5-3 after an empty netter sealed our fate. Bonus points for NB rocking the Goat. Gotta love the power of the internet!

 

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 01:21 PM

That's one mangled up thumb, NB.

 

Great photo.



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Posted 17 July 2017 - 01:25 PM

That's one mangled up thumb, NB.

 

Great photo.

My thumbs do that. 



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Posted 17 July 2017 - 10:55 PM

My thumbs do that. 

 

Mine too. The left one not as much after falling on some ice and spraining it a few years ago. Oddly, the other joint on both my thumbs never belt correctly (it barely does). Can I still be human with only semi-opposable thumbs?



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Posted 17 July 2017 - 11:01 PM

Solid stuff right there MOG and NB :beer:



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Posted 18 July 2017 - 07:43 AM

I think this mouse has outsmarted me.  Granted that is not difficult, even for a mouse.
 
Looks like it's the same mouse.  Not to sound like a racist, but they all look alike to me.
 
I think he is playing with me.  He's back.  I don't think it's a third mouse.  I bet I release him and he runs around to make it look good.  Then 30 minutes will go by and he runs around to his entry hole and comes back in to mess with me.  Seriously, I think it went back out (all is quite now) just to mess with me even more.
 
I went out to Friday Prayers and now am back, so I will report in when something happens.

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Get another cat.

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Posted 18 July 2017 - 08:43 AM

Things that are awesome, political discourse on FB... so awesome. 



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Posted 18 July 2017 - 07:56 PM

Things that are awesome, political discourse on FB... so awesome.

Not as awesome as job site porta potty political graffiti. It's a good thing it's all anonymous because there would be violent exchanges.

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Posted 18 July 2017 - 08:55 PM

... there's a toilet crap joke here

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Posted 18 July 2017 - 10:29 PM

Only 9 more days until the Bills are eliminated from playoff contention.







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