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Neapolitan ice cream with its three mixed strips of vanilla, chocolate and strawberry doesn’t match the tricolor of the Italian red, white and green flag. Perhaps they should have substituted pistachio for the chocolate???
 
Neither the old MSG or the current MSG are on the east side of Manhattan where Madison Avenue is a major north-south thoroughfare. The first two iterations of MSG were located on the corner of Madison Avenue and E. 26th Street but were closed in 1926 when a new larger arena with the same name opened at the corner of Eighth Avenue and 49/50th Streets. The current building replaced it in 1968 and was built atop Pennsylvania Railroad Station. It takes up the entire block from Seventh to Eighth Avenue and from 31st to 33rd Streets.
 
I remember my mother taking me to NYC when I was about twelve and being amazed by the chaos of that station, with everyone rushing around to catch their trains. Being a tennis nerd, I knew Madison Square Garden for it being where guys like McEnroe played the year-end championship.
 
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I remember my mother taking me to NYC when I was about twelve and being amazed by the chaos of that station, with everyone rushing around to catch their trains. Being a tennis nerd, I knew Madison Square Garden for it being where guys like McEnroe played the year-end championship.
I often played on the rubberized carpet used there for YEC one year that my tennis pro friend bought after the tournament and installed in his private court “gymnasium” set in the woods of the Long Island estate owned by the Phipps family. Low bounce and quick with a few dead spots where the wood plank floor underneath was weaker. My serve and net game improved as a result.
 
They used that surface at the Cow Palace in the 1980s. I remember watching John McEnroe on the court by himself working on his serve when I was in high school. This was late on a weekday afternoon before he played the night schedule. I was right behind him in the first row and was impressed by how his slice took to the court, and was surprised by an obvious seam in the court.
 
They used that surface at the Cow Palace in the 1980s. I remember watching John McEnroe on the court by himself working on his serve when I was in high school. This was late on a weekday afternoon before he played the night schedule. I was right behind him in the first row and was impressed by how his slice took to the court, and was surprised by an obvious seam in the court.
srshs had a residence in SF in the 80’s??? How close a facsimile to it is the Mira Mesa Manor???
 
Mayonnaise [one scoop] Burger
The term “Mayonnaise,” unlike a cousin culinary invention developed by French chefs from areas of their country near the Dutch (Hollandaise), has no specific etymological explanation. It certainly does not come from County Mayo in Ireland. It may have derived from the Menorcan city of Port Mahon or it could have come from the French duke of Mayenne. No one is sure.
 
Mayo Clinic was originally the Mayos' clinic [William W. Mayo, M.D., and sons, Drs. William J. Mayo and Charles H. Mayo].
And with 19 Rochester's in the US alone it's a name that passes muster.

Rochester, Illinois; Rochester, Indiana; Rochester, Iowa; Rochester, Kentucky; Rochester, Massachusetts; Rochester, Michigan; Rochester, Minnesota (Mayo Clinic); Rochester, Missouri; Rochester, Nevada; Rochester, New Hampshire; Rochester, New York (largest 'Rochester' by population); Rochester, Ulster County, New York; Rochester, Lorain County, Ohio; Rochester. Noble County, Ohio; Rochester, Pennsylvania; Rochester, Texas; Rochester, Vermont; Rochester, Washington, Rochester, Wisconsin.
 
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The patriarch Mayo (William) first came to Rochester MN during the American Civil War as a physician responsible for pre-service examinations of Union soldiers. He obviously liked the area enough to put down roots and become a general practitioner as a civilian after the war ended.
 
Cheeseheads should not be confused with Deadheads.

I am a deadhead--sorry for the temporary interruption--- when it comes to the newest iteration (a/o october) of this board when it comes to trying to post images which I can no longer do.....used to be able to simply highlight/copy then 'paste' in the post. .....Comrade Mike, stringertom, any suggestions/tips?
 
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I am a deadhead--sorry for the temporary interruption--- when it comes to the newest iteration (a/o october) of this board when it comes to trying to post images which I can no longer do.....used to be able to simply highlight/copy then 'paste' in the post. .....Comrade Mike, stringertom, any suggestions/tips?
You can click on the box with a mountain ("insert image") and insert the URL, and next to it and to the left you can click on the "insert link" and drag in the URL for a video.
 
Actually just tried the "mountain" button, inserted link url......saw the scroll bar say "loading" ..........then it kicks back with the message
"Something went wrong. Please try again or contact the administrator."
 
You may elect to right click an image, select view image at the drop-down panel and drag and drop onto the insert image, sir!
 
It seems that link is for the page, but you need the URL for the picture itself. Otherwise, you can just take the image and load it to a free image hosting site, where they usually give you the appropriate links for different sites. I usually get images from search engines, so I can just drag the URL to the "mountain box" and the the image appears on the post. If you are not sure if something is working, it is worth trying preview.
You may elect to right click an image, select view image at the drop-down panel and drag and drop onto the insert image, sir!
I generally use iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks which work differently.
 
I used to bicycle up Mt. Diablo, which rises approximately 3,848 feet above sea level, so I can undoubtedly scale Grampian peak in Scotland and be declared the King of Scotland!!!


GIVE ME THAT TROPHY, ANDY!!!
You’ll have to take the title from Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker, the Last King of Scotland.

Interesting sidebar...Whitaker had a role in a film in 1982 which was written by an eventual Oscar winner and the cast included two other eventual Best Actor winners. Also, one cast member has been married to an Oscar winning supporting actor for 30 years. Name the film and the three other great cast members. Who will be the fastest to offer the answer to these questions? The winner will pass Mr. Hand’s notoriously tough history exam.
 
Fast Times (Sean Penn . . . and Leigh, Cates, Reinhold?)




On the subject of weed . . .

A lonely Dutch woman models for a photograph in Marrakesh.

The Hashish Smoker
http://instagr.am/p/Bvw1Vc_BxCc/

A lonely French woman models for a painting in Paris.

The Absinthe Drinker


Hey Marloes, you can score hash in Amsterdam!
You may have been smoking in the van with Jeff Spicoli instead of studying history with Hand. It is not Leigh (daughter of the actor Vic Morrow btw) and certainly not Reinhold. You must talk to the Hand in extra study hall until you answer properly.

Who wrote it, btw?
 
You may have been smoking in the van with Jeff Spicoli instead of studying history with Hand. It is not Leigh (daughter of the actor Vic Morrow btw) and certainly not Reinhold. You must talk to the Hand in extra study hall until you answer properly.

Who wrote it, btw?
The writer is easy, as I've met him but didn't really talk to him. Not only did Cameron Crowe write the screenplay, he did the research at Claremont High School in San Diego, though the film was not set in San Diego. The mall scenes were filmed at the Sherman Oaks Gallery, right off the 405. I used to sometimes go to the movie theaters there and get food to go from the food court next to it.

I would have to cheat to get the other actor. I know the guy who plays Mr. Hand has played many roles, so I guess it's him.

Trivia: Clairemont High is very close to the home of the Mira Mesa Maestro.
 
The writer is easy, as I've met him but didn't really talk to him. Not only did Cameron Crowe write the screenplay, he did the research at Claremont High School in San Diego, though the film was not set in San Diego. The mall scenes were filmed at the Sherman Oaks Gallery, right off the 405. I used to sometimes go to the movie theaters there and get food to go from the food court next to it.

I would have to cheat to get the other actor. I know the guy who plays Mr. Hand has played many roles, so I guess it's him.

Trivia: Clairemont High is very close to the home of the Mira Mesa Maestro.
Ray Walston, while a very talented veteran supporting actor, never won an Oscar. The actor we are looking for is from the student section of the cast and has a very prominent film industry icon as an uncle.
 
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