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Re: Vancouver's Hockey "Media"

Post by Strangelove » Fri Mar 09, 2012 7:23 pm

Am I the only hardcore Nuckie who has NEVER listened to ANY of these Canucks radiomen?

Well except Neil McRae but not on purpose (he's pretty funny eh Blob?).
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Re: Vancouver's Hockey "Media"

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:23 pm

Strangelove wrote:Am I the only hardcore Nuckie who has NEVER listened to ANY of these Canucks radiomen?

Well except Neil McRae but not on purpose (he's pretty funny eh Blob?).
Neil was ok back in the day. At least he had a bit of an edge and was accasionally funny. Sure he was bombastic and outrageous ( part of the shtick for sure) but he seems to be mailing it in these days.
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Re: Vancouver's Hockey "Media"

Post by Strangelove » Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:46 pm

Blob Mckenzie wrote:
Strangelove wrote:Am I the only hardcore Nuckie who has NEVER listened to ANY of these Canucks radiomen?

Well except Neil McRae but not on purpose (he's pretty funny eh Blob?).
Neil was ok back in the day. At least he had a bit of an edge and was accasionally funny. Sure he was bombastic and outrageous ( part of the shtick for sure) but he seems to be mailing it in these days.
I met Neil a few years back. One of the dads on my kid's team treated us to a luxury box. Neil is (was?) as funny as hell IRL. I met him in the hallway and we were having a bit of a chat when the kids all came streaming by. My son: "Dad who is that?" Me: "Son, this is Neil McRae!". OOPS. Seventeen 11-year-olds started tearing into him for alleged anti-Canuck radio rants. Who knew. The bemused look on Neil's face was priceless. He was surprised and delighted with the notoriety he had seemingly acheived. He exchanged a few quips with the boys...

Yeah, he seems kinda burnt-out these days. Years of party-hardying will do that... I hear. :look:
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Re: Vancouver's Hockey "Media"

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:14 pm

He's a heavy duty boozer and he also puffs a lot of weed. I met him at a golf tourney a few years ago - he was the emcee, very funny and very hamboned at the end of it .

A buddy of mine did his windows a few years back and Neil and huffed a few dubes with buddy and his helper and had a few drinks with them. He got a pretty good tip too. :mex:
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Re: Vancouver's Hockey "Media"

Post by Strangelove » Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:24 pm

Yeah, he had definitely had a few at the game.

I always got a kick outta his shtick.

But then I like Don Cherry.

And Bikerdude. ;)
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Post by RoyalDude » Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:35 pm

Strangelove wrote:
And Bikerdude. ;)
Bikerdude is no longer, somebody jacked my bike. I just booze now.
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Re: Vancouver's Hockey "Media"

Post by Blob Mckenzie » Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:40 pm

RoyalDude wrote:
Strangelove wrote:
And Bikerdude. ;)
Bikerdude is no longer, somebody jacked my bike. I just booze now.
Who stole your wheels ?
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Re: Vancouver's Hockey "Media"

Post by Strangelove » Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:46 pm

Blob Mckenzie wrote:
RoyalDude wrote:
Strangelove wrote:
And Bikerdude. ;)
Bikerdude is no longer, somebody jacked my bike. I just booze now.
Who stole your wheels ?
Loopy, and she's been sniffing the seat ever since! :mrgreen:
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Re: Vancouver's Hockey "Media"

Post by CFP! » Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:56 pm

I used to tune into Neil McRae and then Dan Russel in the early ninties post game around nine-ish pm when I was in high school. Both pessimists.

Guys always got me amped up for bed! :mrgreen:

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Re: Vancouver's Hockey "Media"

Post by DavidPratt_ » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:21 pm

Mondi wrote:http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainme ... story.html

The return of Big Daddy.
BIG DADDY ;)

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Re: Vancouver's Hockey "Media"

Post by Fred » Sat Mar 10, 2012 11:48 pm

I can't thank the HNIC crew enough. I dislike their broadcast so much I never watch the Saturday HNIC night show any more and tonight it paid great dividends..... :D
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Re: Vancouver's Hockey "Media"

Post by clem » Sat Mar 10, 2012 11:54 pm

+1,
to not watching HNIC tonight & glad of it.

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Re: Vancouver's Hockey "Media"

Post by Fred » Sun Mar 11, 2012 12:24 am

DavidPratt_ wrote:
Mondi wrote:http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainme ... story.html

The return of Big Daddy.
BIG DADDY ;)

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Hey would you mind these cyclists :D

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-17329797
"I have gone naked because it's the way to raise awareness of our rights for example the bicycle lanes that are never free, there are always taxis parked, police sleeping," protester Milagro Esquivel told the Reuters news agency.
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Re: Vancouver's Hockey "Media"

Post by ESQ » Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:56 am

I found this somewhat disturbing, as it was brought to my attention by a Leaves fan: Globe and Mail: Vancouver Fans Start To Panic

Then I was particularly disturbed to see the author (David Ebner, some recent transplant from Calgary) cites all of one blog post on THIS SITE as sourcing for his headline. The blog post, by the way, says there is a "mild form of 'controlled' panic" in Vancouver, but the main point is everyone just wants to get to the playoffs already.

So now I'm pissed off because a national newspaper is going out of its way to paint Vancouver fans in a bad light - that we're fickle, bandwagon-jumpers, etc. etc. And PS, nobody is panicking.

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Re: Vancouver's Hockey "Media"

Post by donlever » Wed Mar 14, 2012 10:07 am

lol.

Panic is such a misrepresented term by these mongoloids who have nothing better to write about.

Tell you what folks.

We'll panic when the 9.2 earthquake hits the North end of the Cascadia subduction zone.

Otherwise it's just a fukin hockey team.

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