I just saw Jeremy Lin

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Re: I just saw Jeremy Lin

Postby bumclouds » 04 Aug 2012, 23:09

Icon wrote:yes, pride of Taiwan and all that jazz.

You mean pride of America. Although 43.1% of my country's population has at least one overseas-born parent, I don't see any other countries printing off t-shirts and caps for our successful athletes.
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Re: I just saw Jeremy Lin

Postby TheGingerMan » 04 Aug 2012, 23:17

PapaAzucar wrote:Well excuse me for reporting something different.
Go back to your routine existence.

Did you try and reach out and gobsmack him?
Otherwise, there are far more interesting stories in a shallow ditch that has been over-saturated with effluvium.
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Re: I just saw Jeremy Lin

Postby Tomas » 05 Aug 2012, 01:06

Jesus, what a bunch of grumpy old farts (except for Icon).

Lighten up a little, grandpas. Let the kids have some fun.

I for one would love to see Jeremy Lin in person. Much respect to the Linster.
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Re: I just saw Jeremy Lin

Postby TheGingerMan » 05 Aug 2012, 05:07

Tomas wrote:Jesus, what a bunch of grumpy old farts (except for Icon).

Lighten up a little, grandpas. Let the kids have some fun.

I for one would love to see Jeremy Lin in person. Much respect to the Linster.

:hand:
What are you, some kind of ageist?
This has nothing to do with age, more like, for sure, totally, avoiding the droids.
But if it makes you feel better to wallow in mediocrity by salivating upon some false totem, then all of that little power to such as thee.
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I just saw Jeremy Lin

Postby headhonchoII » 05 Aug 2012, 07:32

Pride of Taiwan. More like pride of Nike and NBA marketing wet dream!
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Re: I just saw Jeremy Lin

Postby Belgian Pie » 05 Aug 2012, 15:45

PapaAzucar wrote:Well excuse me for reporting something different.
Go back to your routine existence.


Different? Cuing up in Taiwan? Seen it ... it's routine for 90% of the population in Taiwan. :roflmao:

Different would be if you had lunch with him or a beer at a well known sports bar! :wink:
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Re: I just saw Jeremy Lin

Postby Mother Theresa » 05 Aug 2012, 15:56

I saw Yao Ming a couple of years ago. He was eating dinner at one of those mongolian BBQ places in Songshan Dist that's owned by a former pro-basketball player (so one often sees basketball players there).

And once I was standing on Dunhua Rd when a bunch of cars full of wildly squealing girls went tearing past chasing after a car carrying some Korean pop boy band that was playing in the Taipei Sports Stadium that night.

Those are my brushes with fame in Taiwan. :lovestruck:
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Re: I just saw Jeremy Lin

Postby PapaAzucar » 05 Aug 2012, 22:05

Belgian Pie wrote:
PapaAzucar wrote:Well excuse me for reporting something different.
Go back to your routine existence.


Different? Cuing up in Taiwan? Seen it ... it's routine for 90% of the population in Taiwan. :roflmao:

Different would be if you had lunch with him or a beer at a well known sports bar! :wink:

Well seeing Jeremy Lin is better than my routine of drinking by the 7-11, or watching my clothes spin in the washeteria. :sick:
It's sad when seeing Jeremy Lin in a crowd is the highlight of my time in Taiwan. :wall:
In case you have not figured it out, I don't particularly like Taiwan, but I am stuck here for the time being and am trying to make the best of it.
If seeing Jeremy Lin is worth a bit of excitement, then I'll take it. :banana:
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