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    Re: Is It Just Me ???

    Quote Originally Posted by ledge View Post
    Funny my dad used to do the bingo at sunshine RSL , I rolled up with a couple of mates (I am talking 1980s) we had a few beers and went into bingo , everytime my dad called out a number we called out the first VFL player to come to mind, didn't matter what team. We ended up getting booted out, but it was hilarious.
    I use past players numbers to call out my scores after each hole on the golf course when I play (rarely). Far too many Ian Morrison's and Stan Davidson's (post 53) to impact my handicap.
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    Re: Is It Just Me ???

    When I can't sleep instead of counting sheep I run through the Bulldogs playing list in number order. Sometimes I try to give myself a challenge by going back to another year.
    Doesn't always work for putting me to sleep though because I get so desperate to know the answers!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jazzadogs View Post
    When I can't sleep instead of counting sheep I run through the Bulldogs playing list in number order. Sometimes I try to give myself a challenge by going back to another year.
    Doesn't always work for putting me to sleep though because I get so desperate to know the answers!
    I commentate cricket games where I am bowling to Mark Taylor. That'd be enough to put anyone to sleep.
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    After speaking to Obie for about fourty-five minutes on the telephone we
    Finally arrived at the truth of the matter and said that we had to go down
    And pick up the garbage, and also had to go down and speak to him at the
    Police officer's station. So we got in the red vw microbus with the
    Shovels and rakes and implements of destruction and headed on toward the
    Police officer's station.

    Now friends, there was only one or two things that Obie coulda done at
    The police station, and the first was he could have given us a medal for
    Being so brave and honest on the telephone, which wasn't very likely, and
    We didn't expect it, and the other thing was he could have bawled us out
    And told us never to be seen driving garbage around the vicinity again,
    Which is what we expected, but when we got to the police officer's station
    There was a third possibility that we hadn't even counted upon, and we was
    Both immediately arrested. Handcuffed. And I said "Obie, I don't think I
    Can pick up the garbage with these handcuffs on. " He said, "Shut up, kid.
    Get in the back of the patrol car. "




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    Re: Is It Just Me ???

    At work I post to general ledger numbers and that's the way I remember them..also won a little bit on last years Melb Cup (17)

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    Re: Is It Just Me ???

    Quote Originally Posted by jazzadogs View Post
    When I can't sleep instead of counting sheep I run through the Bulldogs playing list in number order. Sometimes I try to give myself a challenge by going back to another year.
    Doesn't always work for putting me to sleep though because I get so desperate to know the answers!
    I do the same thing, sometimes I try numbers by decades as well.
    Couple of times I've had to pull out the ipad to look up numbers and get stuck awake with a quick look at Woof.
    Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them: a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have last-minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.”- Muhammad Ali

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    Quote Originally Posted by KT31 View Post
    I do the same thing, sometimes I try numbers by decades as well.
    Couple of times I've had to pull out the ipad to look up numbers and get stuck awake with a quick look at Woof.
    What's numbers by decades?

    I can be watching a show or reading a book and they will mention a sum or an equation and that's me done. I have to check that it's right. Old time footy scores have to be checked to make sure they all add up. I can get a bit obsessive at times about numbers.
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    After speaking to Obie for about fourty-five minutes on the telephone we
    Finally arrived at the truth of the matter and said that we had to go down
    And pick up the garbage, and also had to go down and speak to him at the
    Police officer's station. So we got in the red vw microbus with the
    Shovels and rakes and implements of destruction and headed on toward the
    Police officer's station.

    Now friends, there was only one or two things that Obie coulda done at
    The police station, and the first was he could have given us a medal for
    Being so brave and honest on the telephone, which wasn't very likely, and
    We didn't expect it, and the other thing was he could have bawled us out
    And told us never to be seen driving garbage around the vicinity again,
    Which is what we expected, but when we got to the police officer's station
    There was a third possibility that we hadn't even counted upon, and we was
    Both immediately arrested. Handcuffed. And I said "Obie, I don't think I
    Can pick up the garbage with these handcuffs on. " He said, "Shut up, kid.
    Get in the back of the patrol car. "




    Arlo Guthrie

    WOOF NUMBER 6

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    Re: Is It Just Me ???

    Quote Originally Posted by Twodogs View Post
    What's numbers by decades?
    .
    Example say you decide on the 80's.

    1 - Andrew Purser
    2- Sewell
    3- Kellett
    4- Hardie
    5- Shorty
    et cetera
    Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them: a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have last-minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.”- Muhammad Ali

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    Re: Is It Just Me ???

    Sometimes I amuse myself when walking the dog by taking the house numbers and applying an appropriate player description eg number 2, good for its age; number 9, FOR SALE, that kind of thing.

    I also do the same as jazzadogs when I can't sleep but I go backwards.

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    Re: Is It Just Me ???

    Quote Originally Posted by ledge View Post
    I went and saw Stephen Kings "IT" the other day and 27 came up a lot, even worked out when the first one was made (1990) I was 27 . The clown comes back every 27 years and the actor who plays Pennywise turned 27 during the movie, since then any thing I do that relates to picking numbers 27 is first off the cuff.
    Nothing to do with footy I know but just found it a sign.
    Nothing to do with footy? Luke Penny was no. 27!
    "I'll give him a hug before the first bounce and then I'll run into my pack and give them orders to rip him apart."

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    Re: Is It Just Me ???

    Quote Originally Posted by ledge View Post
    Funny my dad used to do the bingo at sunshine RSL , I rolled up with a couple of mates (I am talking 1980s) we had a few beers and went into bingo , everytime my dad called out a number we called out the first VFL player to come to mind, didn't matter what team. We ended up getting booted out, but it was hilarious.
    The treasurer at Bacchus Marsh Bowls Club is also one of the bingo callers.

    An avid Melbourne supporter, you'll often hear 'Ron Barassi, 3 and 1, 31.'

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    Re: Is It Just Me ???

    Quote Originally Posted by KT31 View Post
    Example say you decide on the 80's.

    1 - Andrew Purser
    2- Sewell
    3- Kellett
    4- Hardie
    5- Shorty
    et cetera
    Cheers KT. That'd just get my whirling worse I reckon. I'd just have to know who number 60 was in 1987 or I wouldn't be able to sleep.
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    After speaking to Obie for about fourty-five minutes on the telephone we
    Finally arrived at the truth of the matter and said that we had to go down
    And pick up the garbage, and also had to go down and speak to him at the
    Police officer's station. So we got in the red vw microbus with the
    Shovels and rakes and implements of destruction and headed on toward the
    Police officer's station.

    Now friends, there was only one or two things that Obie coulda done at
    The police station, and the first was he could have given us a medal for
    Being so brave and honest on the telephone, which wasn't very likely, and
    We didn't expect it, and the other thing was he could have bawled us out
    And told us never to be seen driving garbage around the vicinity again,
    Which is what we expected, but when we got to the police officer's station
    There was a third possibility that we hadn't even counted upon, and we was
    Both immediately arrested. Handcuffed. And I said "Obie, I don't think I
    Can pick up the garbage with these handcuffs on. " He said, "Shut up, kid.
    Get in the back of the patrol car. "




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    Re: Is It Just Me ???

    Anything to do with 7 is a "Dougie" for me. 7 = dougie 21=3 dougies.

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    Re: Is It Just Me ???

    Quote Originally Posted by Danny the snakeman View Post
    Anything to do with 7 is a "Dougie" for me. 7 = dougie 21=3 dougies.
    7th of July is Dougie Day ... a non-public holiday observed in my family
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scraggers View Post
    7th of July is Dougie Day ... a non-public holiday observed in my family

    Doug misses inaugurating 1977 as the first Doug Hawkins day by 1 year. He debuted in 1978 but at least he had the good grace to make it April Fools day, 1/4/1978.
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    After speaking to Obie for about fourty-five minutes on the telephone we
    Finally arrived at the truth of the matter and said that we had to go down
    And pick up the garbage, and also had to go down and speak to him at the
    Police officer's station. So we got in the red vw microbus with the
    Shovels and rakes and implements of destruction and headed on toward the
    Police officer's station.

    Now friends, there was only one or two things that Obie coulda done at
    The police station, and the first was he could have given us a medal for
    Being so brave and honest on the telephone, which wasn't very likely, and
    We didn't expect it, and the other thing was he could have bawled us out
    And told us never to be seen driving garbage around the vicinity again,
    Which is what we expected, but when we got to the police officer's station
    There was a third possibility that we hadn't even counted upon, and we was
    Both immediately arrested. Handcuffed. And I said "Obie, I don't think I
    Can pick up the garbage with these handcuffs on. " He said, "Shut up, kid.
    Get in the back of the patrol car. "




    Arlo Guthrie

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    Quote Originally Posted by Twodogs View Post
    I had my 21st at DJ Evans in 1985.
    Born the same year as my wife Td. A very good year.

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