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Barnes2JJ

  • joined Sep 16, 2008
  • last login Aug 02, 2011
  • posts 55
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Class of 1991

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  • MLB Los Angeles Dodgers
  • NBA Los Angeles Lakers
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Dorrell Spins And Spins

From the diaries. Dorrell is either a shameless doofus or a stubborn one. GO BRUIN. -N Dorrell is at it again.  While attempting to stick to his trusted cliches, he still throws out a few bones...

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Friday Diversion--Best Sports Movies of All Time

How about a little diversion this Friday with no game to agonize over this weekend (unless you are simply going to watch the SuC game to root against them--which I might)?Way back when, I did a d...

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The Answer is Simple

So....it's been a long two days and I watched the game at the RB, and both the wife and I caught nasty colds and stayed overnight in Arcadia and I have just read about 500 diaries and posts and my...

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Open Letter to Dorrell's Supporters

This one is for you.I know you read BN because you come on this site just often enough to tell everyone that you don't read this site.  You call us haters.  We are mean-spirited.  We aren't "true...

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A Tale of Two Halves

Your faithful Section 17 correspondent finally checking in...It dawned on me, driving back home late today--the day after the game--that everyone who watched this game on TV probably has a much...

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Enjoy the Game

Bumped from the diaries. GO BRUINS. -N No, I am not being a smart ass.  Here's a little different angle for all those who complain about the "negativity" on BN.I am not an optimist by nature.  In...

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Email the L.A. Times

I know, I know, we all hate the fishwrap.  But I would give you pretty good odds that Guerrero reads it.I am all for taking action, however small, which might have an impact on our current dilemma....

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Are you thinking what I'm thinking?

I am a longtime, die-hard UCLA fan.  I have attended many, many UCLA football games since graduating in 1991.This year, for the first time since graduating, I finally had the means to purchase...

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Take Action

Bumped. Here is something simple you can do to make yourself feel better and also make tiny bit of a difference. These emails matter. However, it is important to make sure while you express your...

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Stock Symbol UCLA: BUY

On ESPN's College Gameday this morning, Bruce Davis' two favorite analysts, Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit, both rated UCLA a "buy" for this season (while making a comparison of various football...

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The View from Section 17

This is a very long rant from my observations from the game.  Meriones' write-up is much on the front page is much better than mine, technically and otherwise.  I wanted to read the stories and...

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A Lighter Note

As some of you may recall (well, maybe one or two of you), many, many months ago, I posted a diary about an experience I had at mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles (the...

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Fast Food Bruins Nation

I'm going to crank this diary up because I'm swamped at work so I need to keep this short and sweet.  I'm leaving it to all of you to fill this baby up.  Apologies to Eric Schlosser, author of...

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Get Yer Predictions In!

Bumped. This thread deserves even more attention. GO BRUINS. -N Ok, folks, get your predictions in now.  I've listed the schedule for our regular season in this post, although I know it is already...

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Poll for KD critics only: Do you want to win or not?

I am self-professed KD critic.  Even though I hate the fact that KD is the head coach, I am not a "hater" of KD so I do not choose to use that word.  I just think he is a decent guy who sucks at...

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Pete Carroll - - The Next Knute Rockne?

Get ready to be depressed. Pete Carroll has been crowned King of the Universe: He came by the USC job by default when all the candidates ahead of him, including Dennis Erickson, turned down the...

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Go Dawgs?

For those of you who overindulged (on food or whatever on the 4th), here's something that should go down easy this Friday:Name your favorite college football uniform and why.  And name the worst...

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"You Can't Win Every Game"

Bumped from the diaries. Barnes2JJ with a money post. GO BRUINS. -N I may take some heat for this diary, but I wanted to put this item out there.  From the recent UCLA alumni magazine (page 46),...

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LAT: OJ Mayo Drops SC, Says Academic Standards "Too Low"

Ahem.  My name is Barnes2JJ.  My "Secret" is that I read the Los Angeles Times.(Fox, please sit down and stop booing and hissing.  No one else can hear over you.)As I have stated elsewhere, I have...

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Should He Stay or Should He Go (Now)?

Thanks to The Clash for my subject line.Disclaimer/Warning:  This diary is about KD, and if you are bored with the subject, or think this is just more KD-bashing, with all due respect, please just...

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The Rose Bowl vs. The Mausoleum

After a week of pre-pubescent trolls disrupting BN, I think it's high time for some fun and togetherness again.Last night, I was contacted by UCLA Athletics about selecting my seats for the...

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Show Your Colors

What type of UCLA memorabilia do you own?I realize that most people who diary up content on this site post things far more significant and sports-worthy than my posts.  I sincerely appreciate...

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UCLA...in the Movies

This idea began in a thread in Nestor's Movie Night post and then N. also suggested this idea as a separate thread.  Maybe it's run its course, but we'll see.Many of us get a kick out of hearing...

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UCLA Sports and Pizza and Beer

Ok, I need to crank up 250 words for this completely self-serving diary in my quest for good pizza in NYC for my trip there in December (a long way off, but who cares).  I think I can do it.  The...

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Mass for UCLA

Dislaimer:  I am not religious myself and generally honor the "separation of Church and Sports" on BN; however, I wanted to mention something that might interest some Bruin Alums who still live in...

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