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Re: Virginia - April Fools!
« on: April 01, 2022, 09:35:43 AM »

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"You know, you never have a guaranteed spot until you have a spot guaranteed."
—Olaf Kolzig, as quoted in the Washington Times on March 28, 2003,
commenting on the Capitals clinching a playoff spot.

"That sounded stupid, didn't it?"—Kolzig, to the same reporter a few seconds later.

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Re: Re: Virginia - April Fools!
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2022, 11:04:25 AM »


Comes as news to me!  :bigass:

In all seriousness, though, word of this hasn't made it to the Bluegrass State County yet. This post is the first I'd seen of this. I'm surprised someone here hasn't seen it and shared it -- or gotten someone to actually believe it!
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Re: Re: Virginia - April Fools!
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2022, 12:01:02 PM »

Comes as news to me!  :bigass:

In all seriousness, though, word of this hasn't made it to the Bluegrass State County yet. This post is the first I'd seen of this. I'm surprised someone here hasn't seen it and shared it -- or gotten someone to actually believe it!

One of my colleagues noted that the letter contains a typo—it refers to "interstate" basketball rivalries when it should say "intrastate."
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"You know, you never have a guaranteed spot until you have a spot guaranteed."
—Olaf Kolzig, as quoted in the Washington Times on March 28, 2003,
commenting on the Capitals clinching a playoff spot.

"That sounded stupid, didn't it?"—Kolzig, to the same reporter a few seconds later.

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Re: Re: Virginia - April Fools!
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2022, 12:09:41 PM »

And Breaks Interstate Park might need to be renamed.  But will anyone realize that Kentucky County actually belongs with those western counties that did separate legally in 1863?
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Re: Re: Virginia - April Fools!
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2022, 02:31:45 PM »

That is fuckin hilarious  :-D
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Re: Virginia - April Fools!
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2022, 08:33:52 PM »

This finally got some news coverage in Kentucky later in the day.
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Re: Re: Virginia - April Fools!
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2022, 07:25:03 PM »

Locking since April Fool's Day is long over.   -Mark
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