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Wanye
September 30 2013 12:47PM

 

That don't look like no Sam Gagner being named Captain. Uh oh.

I'm a big boy, I own up to my mistakes. I said that Sam Gagner was going to be named Captain a few weeks back because I was told by someone who I trust that was going to be the case. Not because it was a rumour. Not because I was looking to stir the pot. But because I believed it was going to happen.

And I was wrong. So be it.

SHOUTOUT TO FAILURE

Your ol' pal Wanye saw an opportunity and I pounced on it. I don't regret it and given the chance to do it over again I would. I can suffer unlimited slings and arrows from haters as I am made of tougher stuff. So if you want to tell me off and call me names let's get at it.

I don't block people on twitter or ban people from the site. So let's dance.

SHOUTOUT TO SAMWISE

Poor ol Sam Gagner first of all. He went from being trolled on the internet by some clownshow with a fake name as being the next Captain to having his jaw turned to dust and being on the LTIR. For the record you would have made a tremendous Captain of the Oilers. I hope you get more respect from us Tier 2 rabble going forward in your career.

Look at you tweeting pictures of being back in the gym already. Respect.

SHOUTOUT TO THE C14
 

Welly welly well. Andrew Ference is the new Captain of the Oilers. To quote the immortal TowelBoy "Who saw this coming?" I certainly didn't. Good on you Captain. You join a laundry list of heroes including Gretzky, Messier, Lowe, Weight. You also join Corson, Moreau and Horcoff. It's up to you which column you will ultimately join and we sincerely hope its the group of Legends.

Yes you used to be a Calgary Flame. Yes you have a Bruins tattoo on your right bicep. None of that matters. You are our man now. Please make the Oilers win. For heaven's sakes it would just be so grand.

SHOUTOUT TO COACH EAKINS

At the end of the day this entire Captaincy naming proves one thing. Dallas Eakins ain't here to rubber stamp the orders of the Powers that Be for the Oilers. Naming Ference Captain comes straight from his playbook and he is clearly calling the shots around these parts now.

Do whatever you think needs to be done. Name Ference C14. Release Ryan Jones. Close every single doughnut shop in Northern Alberta. Just PLEASE get the Oil on the right side of the win-loss column. You have our unwavering respect Sir.

SHOUTOUT TO TPTB

Shoutout to Bob Stauffer and Kevin Lowe respectively. I appreciate that K-Lowe took time out of his day a few weeks back to go on Stauffer's show and call me names. I also appreciate Stauffer saying my real name on the air and DM'ing me threats on Twitter. I get it fellas. I am a nerdy blogger that lives in his Mom's basement and couldn't possibly know anything that goes on in minds as great as yours.

But you might want to rethink your approach to how you treat us young nerds though in this day and age. You might be surprised who we turn into one day.

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#1 yawto
September 30 2013, 12:52PM
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So you got one thing wrong wanye. There is a fist for everything.

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#2 **
September 30 2013, 04:41PM
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Serious Gord wrote:

By the tone of this post wanye you have learned nothing.

You made a firm, declarative statement as to gagner becoming capt. Basing it on only one source you trust. (A fact that you did not reveal until now)

That certainly is far too weak a basis on which to make such a firm statement. And in a hyper-sensitive environment like the oiler-world, it was an egregious error on your part that was rightly condemned by KLOwe and BS.

So how about not pulling such stunts again. And get two reputable sources - not one - that's what ethical bloggers do.

Serious Gord, you are the miley cyrus of Oilers fans. You call Oilers Now and you have nothing to add tot he conversation. You ramble nonsense and get stuck on the same flawed argument. The surprising thing is that Bob himself gives you so much air time when really the discussions between you too are some of the most ridiculous stuff out there on radio. I don't know if you and Bob are pillow buddies or what's up but you ruin the show every time you call. You make stupid generalizations like "that's what ethical bloggers do". As if you had conducted a series of studies on several bloggers, then ran an a double blind experiment, then sifted through the data and concluded with a 95% confidence interval that ethical bloggers do what you say. You want to write and talk on a higher plane, but it just comes out as if you were reading random words from a dictionary you bought at Value village. Tell you what, why don't you start your own blog where you can safely deposit all the manure that comes out of your mind instead on twerking the rest of the Oilogosphere.

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#3 SportsDad
September 30 2013, 12:56PM
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Wanye, getting a threat from Stauffer is like entering a dark alley and seeing tencer there......not much to worry about man.

Keep the good work coming bud!

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#5 freeze
September 30 2013, 01:03PM
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Wow, Stauffer really did that!? Talk about overreacting! Huge props to you for stepping up. You reported what you heard. No harm, no foul, IMO.

For the record, I think Ference will be a great captain that the fan base will grow to love. Plenty of time for Hall in a few years.

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#6 Bob Stauffer
September 30 2013, 05:54PM
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Wanye and Oilersnation Gang,

When you step out on a limb sometimes you get it right other times wrong. These situations are fluid. I do think that Wanye you should go by your real name, just as MC 79 always has as Tyler Dellow. By all reports from those who know you, you sound like a decent, fair guy. Because of this I am surprised that you referenced a DM twitter message that should be between just the two of us. As for the suggestion that a threat was included in a message, that was certainly not my intent. If you truly feel that way I apoligize. For the poster to rip me for the Nylander fiasco...get a clue...the Oilers thought they signed him... There have certainly been other times I've been wrong...but not on Nylander. I wish you all success and health. Stay classy Edmonton.

Stauffer

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#7 Will
September 30 2013, 02:01PM
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Being wrong ain't so bad. DSF is wrong all the time and he still somehow goes on.

As for Ferrence, what do you think about him as a captain? They kind of went the safe route here if you ask me.

As for Stauffer and KLowe, why are the Oilers management insisting on alienating their fan base? They just keep doing it.

Like the team isn't bad enough, now management has to piss all over their fans in the mean time?

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#8 Ales Hallsky
September 30 2013, 01:01PM
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Klowe can do whatever he wants. He cant hear you. Or see you. Or pee and poo. Because his six stanley cup rings are plugging every hole in his body. WHAT UP!!!

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#9 Robin Brownlee
September 30 2013, 04:35PM
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HOFFFF wrote:

Brownlee was wrong once too. It happens to the best!

Once? Let me send you $20.00.

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#10 Archaeologuy
September 30 2013, 03:14PM
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Wanye, I believe your source gave you the straight poop and I'm glad you went with it.

Stauffer DMing you threats is straight BS. If he wants to challenge you it should be in Donair Combat as tradition dictates.

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#11 The Towel Boy
September 30 2013, 01:41PM
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Enters Room

"Who saw this coming!?!"

*LAUGH TRACK*

*CLAPPING*

*SOME GUY IN THE AUDIENCE YELLING "WOOOOO!*

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#12 TigerUnderGlass
September 30 2013, 02:59PM
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Serious Gord wrote:

By the tone of this post wanye you have learned nothing.

You made a firm, declarative statement as to gagner becoming capt. Basing it on only one source you trust. (A fact that you did not reveal until now)

That certainly is far too weak a basis on which to make such a firm statement. And in a hyper-sensitive environment like the oiler-world, it was an egregious error on your part that was rightly condemned by KLOwe and BS.

So how about not pulling such stunts again. And get two reputable sources - not one - that's what ethical bloggers do.

Is this comment serious?

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#13 laughing pug
September 30 2013, 02:24PM
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To quote Jason Strudwick, on-air with Gregor about a year and a half ago after meeting Wanye for the first time..."I thought he'd be Asian."

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#14 rubbertrout
September 30 2013, 04:18PM
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Serious Gord wrote:

By the tone of this post wanye you have learned nothing.

You made a firm, declarative statement as to gagner becoming capt. Basing it on only one source you trust. (A fact that you did not reveal until now)

That certainly is far too weak a basis on which to make such a firm statement. And in a hyper-sensitive environment like the oiler-world, it was an egregious error on your part that was rightly condemned by KLOwe and BS.

So how about not pulling such stunts again. And get two reputable sources - not one - that's what ethical bloggers do.

Please go away.

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#15 TonyDanzaPervo
September 30 2013, 01:03PM
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Well, Sam Gagner IS captain of the Oilers Kids Club, so in my mind Wanye got it dead-on

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#16 BArmstrong
September 30 2013, 03:28PM
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Oiler_in_Mexico wrote:

Keep making predictions, I think it was not far off and would have been fine if Sam was the captain choice.

And about Stauffer: "First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win." - Mahatma Gandhi

Not Gandhi, but Nicholas Klein*

*I think, but you know what they say**

**“The trouble with quotes on the internet is it’s impossible to truly know their source.” -Abraham Lincoln

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#17 rubbertrout
September 30 2013, 04:22PM
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I too have had the privilege of meeting the lovely and talented Wanye Gretz. If he says his source was the straight goods that's good enough for me. Sometimes sources are wrong.

I'm kind of amazed that Stauffer and K-Lowe needed to go out of their way to try and disparage him. When your "go to" move is MS Paint and "Ghost Ride the Whip" you aren't really looking for scientific confirmation.

It happens. Gregor confirmed that Heater was coming to Edmonton. Sometimes this stuff doesn't work out.

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#18 vetinari
September 30 2013, 01:19PM
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Your... real... name... it isn't Wanye????

What about Wanye Manor???

The Wanye-Mobile???

The Wanye Blimp???

StreakCred???

What about the Okla( )( )homa girls???

Were they all made up too???

*adopts Cpt. Kirk pose from the original Wrath of Khan)

******NOOOOOOOOO

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#19 Bruner
September 30 2013, 12:54PM
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We can't always be right. I believed you and next time I'll probably believe you again. Ference should make an excellent captain. I'm still positive about this future year

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#21 Juanmexico
September 30 2013, 01:32PM
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Is it just me or does Eakins look like a sereal killer... Yikes!

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#22 Puritania
September 30 2013, 05:28PM
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Bob Stauffer is wrong all the ****ing time. Really disappointing to see him and Lowe acting in such a manner. I guess that's to be expected from someone who ranks his fans in tiers.

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#23 T__Bone88
September 30 2013, 01:01PM
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I blame "Caveman" Zach Kassian for Gagner not getting the "C". If it wasn't for his uncontrollable stick swinging, Gagner would not be out for 2 months and would be donning the Captains hat.

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#24 Dog Train
September 30 2013, 02:05PM
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At least you gave us something to talk about. You thought you had a scoop so you reported it. Even guys like McKenzie and Dregor jump the gun and get proven wrong from time to time.

Stauffer needs to get off his high horse.

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#25 geoilersgist
September 30 2013, 02:12PM
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I STILL LOVE YOU WANYE. I WILL ALWAYS BELIEVE YOU. I AM JUST GOING TO PRETEND THAT FERENCE IS GAGNER AND NOW GAGNER IS PLAYING DEFENCE BECAUSE HE IS CAPTAIN AND WILL DO ANYTHING FOR THE TEAM.

Back on topic... I enjoy the fact that you are anonymous. We are all anonymous so who cares. Stauffer can EAD.

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#26 cableguy - 2nd Tier Fan
September 30 2013, 04:34PM
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post the DM exchange with the tree planter!

perhaps Mr.Stauffer needs a friendly reminder in regards to his past "done deal" rumours ending up back in his face.

hint: Michael Nylander

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#27 The 'Real' Ron Burgundy
September 30 2013, 01:13PM
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Anyone have a link to that audio, I normally avoid Stauffer but this might be too good to pass up. I had a "friend of a friend" claim to know Wayne's real identity and this would be a good way to prove him wrong, or bow to his superior blogger identity knowledge

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#28 rubbertrout
September 30 2013, 04:17PM
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laughing pug wrote:

To quote Jason Strudwick, on-air with Gregor about a year and a half ago after meeting Wanye for the first time..."I thought he'd be Asian."

This is the funniest thing I will read all week.

Book it.

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#29 Anotherasian
September 30 2013, 01:03PM
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Don't listen to anyone Wayne. you're awesome. keep coming up with great material

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#30 Rene
September 30 2013, 02:13PM
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Dats okay Juanye ...dont let the anglais bas' tards get you down... dey did da same ting to me after dat stinkin referrendum,

*pulls out a pack of Players and sticks 6 cig's in his mouth*

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#31 Serious Gord
September 30 2013, 02:55PM
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By the tone of this post wanye you have learned nothing.

You made a firm, declarative statement as to gagner becoming capt. Basing it on only one source you trust. (A fact that you did not reveal until now)

That certainly is far too weak a basis on which to make such a firm statement. And in a hyper-sensitive environment like the oiler-world, it was an egregious error on your part that was rightly condemned by KLOwe and BS.

So how about not pulling such stunts again. And get two reputable sources - not one - that's what ethical bloggers do.

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#33 Reg Dunlop
September 30 2013, 01:23PM
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So you took a shot at the Gagner prediction and came up short. So what?

Nation membership is strong and getting stronger. Stauffer clearly feels threatened and is lashing out in the only way his lard-ass knows. Again, so what? Keep on keeping on Wanye.

As for cappy's Bruin tat, at least it's not a flaming C. He will be a good role model for Hall to learn from.

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#34 David S
October 01 2013, 12:27AM
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Wouldn't it be a kick in the nads if Gagner WAS going to be the C and once Lowe and MacT got wind of Wanye leaking how the decision was made - THEY CHANGED THEIR MINDS AND CHOOSE FERENCE JUST TO SHOW WHO'S BOSS!

Wanye may just have single-handedly changed the future of the Oilers!

*Mind blown*

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#35 borisnikov
September 30 2013, 01:53PM
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My parents were wrong once for not using a condom. Look what they ended up with! shoots finger pistol, spins it, blows on the end, puts in pocket


Edit

But you might want to rethink your approach to how you treat us young nerds though in this day and age. You might be surprised who we turn into one day.

Whoa. I think Wanye just let the cat out of the bag that he's hostile overtaking Katz Manner and the Oilers.*
* stranger things have happened**
** not really but it would be an epic move

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#36 **
September 30 2013, 02:24PM
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I didn't hear your real name, so you're safe from my wrath. The one thing going for you right now Wayne is that there will always be the question that if Gagner hadn't been injured would he be made the next captain. Guess we'll never know. Now I hope you keep your cojones and not shy away whenever you get another chance to jump the gun on breaking news. This is your operation Genoa

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#37 hemi
September 30 2013, 02:40PM
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I, like most of the fan base, believes that the new Captain is an excellent choice. There will always be the "Devils Advocate type" of person whom will nay-say it regardless.

BTW: Wayne's real name is "Bruce Wayne".

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#38 Lawndemon
September 30 2013, 04:14PM
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Well thank you very much for sullying the good name of the internet.

Up until now I could safely assume that every single thing that I read/saw on the internet machine was true. Now this... Frankly I don't know what to think anymore.

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#39 Max Powers - Team HME Evans
September 30 2013, 08:10PM
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Anyone who wastes their time hoping Wanye learns his lesson would be better served wasting their time hoping Eklund learns his lesson. He makes a living off of what Wanye did once, and Wanye owned up to it.

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#40 vetinari
September 30 2013, 08:51PM
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Right or wrong... You have a beer named after you... A freakin' beer! They can't take that away from you... Except at last call and then you chug! (And after that either have your butler drive you home, or failing that, take a cab- the Nation doesn't take kindly to drunk driving.)

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#41 Baresnake
September 30 2013, 01:04PM
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We all make mistakes, not big deal.

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#42 Batfink
September 30 2013, 01:22PM
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"I don't block people on twitter or ban people from the site. So let's dance."

That's awesome. But watch out you're not the victim of a bloody coup from the bloggers who DO ban people from the site! All hail Wanye!

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#43 Bishai in the Benches
September 30 2013, 01:32PM
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ARRRHGGGHGHGHAHAHASHRHRHRHHASDKAKDFLNARLWREKEF YOU GOT IT WRONG!!! I am never ever going to visit this site ever again forever. And because you got it wrong, I HATE this site. And you are going to lose ALLLLL your advertising. And you are going to have to sell wanye manor (WHICH MIGHT NOT EVEN EXIST). And this site will go to the toilet.. A TOILET FILLED WITH POOP. And you'll have to sell teh compuutrz and NVR GO ON TEH INTEeRNTEZ AIGAIN!! **

Jokes, I still love you.

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#44 David S
September 30 2013, 03:56PM
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Everything is true on the internet, so technically Wanye was right on the money.

#TheInternetIsTruth

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#45 Rob...
September 30 2013, 04:42PM
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Oh go away Wanye! Anyone who doesn't constantly remind you that they once planted trees for a living shouldn't be heard from EVER! Btw, can I have an interview with you? I guarantee it will be easy, because I will word every question in the form of the answer I expect you to give.

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#46 Next up, is Connor McJesus.
September 30 2013, 08:38PM
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Wanye, you'll have to live to a hundred and twenty if you hope to make as many mistakes as Kevin Lowe and Bum Stauffer have made. Chaulk it up to attention envy on their behalf.

Hold your head high.

That's what she said...

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#47 vetinari
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cableguy - 2nd Tier Fan wrote:

Well, you can bet your ass they be lurking and reading.

You could also be safe in assuming there are a few around here that use clever names and go "undercover" and join the ranks of the second tier fans

**puts tinfoil hat back on**

Edit: if that was the real stauffer posting I give him mad props. While my initial reaction to the get a clue shot was less than favourable, I like that I can take my shot and get it right back in a pretty decent way.

If that was you real Stauffer, thanks for dropping by.

I always suspected that NewAgeSystem was really Pat Quinn. He rambled on and on all the time like we were his grand kids. He also claimed that he had the answers to our 'systems play issues'. And he seemed to be either slightly delusional; an angry drifter; or off his med's.

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#48 Dennis
September 30 2013, 01:35PM
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@T__Bone88

Oddly, I've wondered whether or not Kassian breaking Gagner's jaw impacted the decision too. It may not have, and they may have always had Ference in mind but I do wonder if Sam would have been given the C. Hard to have a cappy who can't speak to the public for two months. Anyway, the decision was made, and best of luck to Ference! I'm sure he'll be a good captain.

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#49 Batfink
September 30 2013, 01:53PM
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Wanye wrote:

Believe me nobody knows me. I am a little tiny squirrel who lives in the park and goes OMNOMNOMNOM whilst eating acorns.

I wore my nation hoodie for the glorious 6-4 victory over the Avs, and some dude in the bar said "do you want to know Wanye's real name?" I thought about it, then said "no." See, I was bummed when my parents told me Santa didn't exist. I will literally meltdown if I do indeed find out that you are a teenager in a basement. Sometimes ignorance is bliss. I have no idea if this guy was legit either. It could have been you, for all I know.

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#50 Oiler_in_Mexico
September 30 2013, 02:36PM
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Keep making predictions, I think it was not far off and would have been fine if Sam was the captain choice.

And about Stauffer: "First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win." - Mahatma Gandhi

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