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witty

  • joined Apr 04, 2009
  • last login Aug 21, 2014
  • posts 140
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Long-time resident of Florida, professional librarian, amateur writer, huge sports fan rooting for his home team (Go BUCS! Go RAYS! Da BOLTS!) and college teams (Go GATORS! Go BULLS!)

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  • MLB Tampa Bay Rays
  • NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • NCAAF South Florida Bulls
  • NCAAB Florida Gators
  • NHL Tampa Bay Lightning
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Watch parties at Selmons' during the regular season, anyone?

Just considering the possibilities of where people can congregate for Sundays to watch Bucs games... if we're any good this regular season, one hopes... Selmons may be an appropriate place to...

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Observations from the Rays 8-0 Shutout of the Throwback Astros 6/21/14

It was for mom's birthday, took her to the game this Saturday, we knew the team was struggling but hey, you root for the team you love through the bad times and good so... 1) Parking is $20? Did...

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Witty's "OMG Break Out the Bad HTML Code, It's My 2009 Draft Review!" Flashback (with poll)

NOTE: This has been copied/pasted from the old HTML pages I used to create a personal website ages and ages ago. When I started blogging using Blogger and whatnot, I decided to retire that old...

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Witty's "How Offensive Can We Get" #Dunkaneers Exclusive 2014 Draft Review (with poll)

This 2014 was the first big draft of the Lovie Smith era, and the big question is gonna be "did the team make the smartest moves they could this draft weekend?" In truth, not the smartest moves....

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Witty's "If We Go With WR" 2014 Mock Draft of Whimsy and Delight (with poll, again!)

What? I'm trying to distinguish this mock from the alternative mock draft where I figure out what happens if the Bucs go with QB first... As I mentioned on the previous mockery, we're pretty much...

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Witty's "If We Go With QB" 2014 Mock Draft of Doom (with poll)

I'm gonna be at the Florida Library Assn convention for most of Thursday, and the Internet is spotty at best there so I may be completely out of touch for any crazy draft day stunts. That said, I...

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Draft Week 2014: Rating The Position Needs (with Poll)

So, this is it. After 20 long years of waiting, we're finally at the draft (doesn't it feel like it?). Before I put in one more mock draft - reflecting any trades or situations that may occur up...

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Witty's "Sane AND Crazy" Bucs Mock Draft The Week Before It Goes Down v.7.0.11.3

I kid about this being version 7. At least, in this universe. In other realities, I am a DRAFT-PREDICTING GOD! In a more svelte healthy body, oh and dating cute swimsuit models on the side. But...

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Why This Is The Toughest Draft To Figure Out In Ages

Sander's bored of 'em. BamaBucc keeps tossing tons of them up. I've even done two by now, and I admit I'll get one more done just before the actual event goes down in May. I've yet to see...

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Witty's "If The Bucs DO Draft Like This, Hire Me Next Time" Mockery Draft 2.0.7 (with poll!)

So... Having made two different mock drafts of the 2014 First Round, which one do I think is more likely: the one with trades or the one without? Trades do happen every year - it's rare when a...

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Witty's "They're Practically GIVING Trades Away" Trade-Friendly 2014 Mock Draft (with poll!)

My previous mockery was trade-free, because I dared not gamble on senseless trading that may or may not happen. Drafts are unpredictable that way, especially when - outside of a mere handful of...

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Witty's "Straight Up, No Trades" First Round Mockery Draft for 2014 (with Poll)

I'm going to do a follow-up Mock Draft where I'll throw in trades that I deem most likely, although as always there's no guarantees who trades where and for what player. It's why this draft is...

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Witty's "Ve Have Rules For Mocking" Draft Mockery for the Bucs 2014 V.1.0.3 (with Poll)

Run for your lives. Witty's here and he's drawing up a mock draft for the Bucs that's mock-worthy up and down the coast. Witty's Rules Of Mock Draftery: I am a firm believer in Drafting Best...

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Dungy, Brooks, and Lynch make Finalists for 2014 Hall of Fame

http://espn.go.com/blog/tampa-bay-buccaneers/post/_/id/2821/brooks-dungy-lynch-are-hall-finalists As Bucs fans know, these three figures - the head coach from 1996 - 2001, the Outside Linebacker...

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Five Good Things About the Lovie Smith hiring

1) Straight up, this hire has good karma to it. One of the underlying problems with the Bucs since the 2008 collapse has been this sense of bad luck, poor decision-making, and lousy timing. ...

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Observations of the "What Part Of #FIRESCHIANO Do The ESPN and Sports Illustrated Gasbags NOT GET?" Bucs/Saints Season-Ending Flop

1) When all I'm hearing this afternoon from the media elites that the owners will bring back Schiano after a monstrously BAD second season where the team CLEARLY REGRESSED even with major upgrades...

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Observations of the "I Didn't Even Need to Watch the Second Half To Know We'd Lose" Bucs/Rams 12/22/13 Washout (with poll)

1) It's the time of the year that shopping overwhelms football watching, when the need to get a better Auburn Championship Game t-shirt for your mom is a higher priority than seeing just how badly...

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Witty's observations

1) I just found out Peter O'Toole passed away on Saturday. Damn it all. One of the best actors to never win an award for deserved performances - Laurence of Arabia, Lion In Winter, even My...

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Witty's "This Is What Happens When the Bucs Play a Pretty Bad Buffalo Bills Team" 12/8/13 Headshake (with Poll)

1) So here we sit after another Bucs win, where the heart's urge to praise our team overwhelms the mind's insistence that this win was still a cause of worry and concern. Look, I enjoyed the win. ...

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Witty's "Now That The Draft's The Only Thing Worth Living For" Way-Too-Early Ranting About Draft Needs

With 9 losses, the Bucs are reportedly mathematically eliminated from the playoffs (if this were the NFC East or North, not so much). With pride the only thing left to play for in the season for...

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Observations of Bucs-Panthers

1) This became obvious by the Third Quarter, and the Fourth merely confirmed it. The Bucs came out totally unprepared to do anything on offense and unprepared to stop anything on defense. The...

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Observations From the "How Can I Miss You When You Won't Go Away" Sloppy Bucs/Lions 11/24/13 Game with poll

1) It's not that it's a 3-game winning streak for the Bucs. It's not that the Bucs are no longer the worst team in the NFC South (dammit Atlanta). It's that this win is going to mask the fact...

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Observations of the "Wins Are Nice, But We Still Gotta #FireSchiano" Bucs/Falcons Beatdown 11/17/13 with Poll

via ultimatecheerleaders.com Ran out of Norie pics at the moment, so here's Meagan. 1) The Bucs may have a 2-game winning streak going, but we got to remember these were games against teams...

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Observations of the "1-8 Season Is Still A Lousy Start" #StillFireSchiano Escape From Futility Bucs/Dolphins Monday Nighter 11/11/13

With Poll. Thank God for the Bucs cheerleaders. They kept us going all game long. via farm8.static.flickr.com That said, here's the game notes. 1) The win may feel good, especially after the...

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Observations of the WHY DID WE EVEN GET OUR HOPES UP Bucs/Seahawk Uber-Choke 11/3/13 with Poll

1) We should have known. We should have realized that even with the Bucs racking up 21 straight points on effective offensive drives and key turnovers. We should have remembered that yes after...

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Observations of a Bucs/Panthers Game I Barely Paid Attention To Because My Pretty Kitty Is Deathly Sick

I am not in the mood for much frivolity or anger or any of that since I've got serious concerns about my poor cat Tehya. She's got a lump in her lung that might be cancer. She is definitely not...

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Observations of the "Why You Go Breaking My Heart" Bucs/Falcons Disappointment 10/20/13 with poll

1) I honestly just flew back in from New York City this morning, and boy are my arms... ah... AW SCREW IT FIRE SCHIANO! 2) What does it say about a game where the Bucs were facing a team having as...

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Observations Of "Schiano Delenda Est" Firing Watch

Witty doesn't like Greg Schiano.

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Should Have Known This Was Coming: What I Wrote About Glennon's Draft Pick

I just knew it, I didn't want to accept it, I had hoped saner heads and professionalism would prevail... but this is what I wrote during my Draft review back in April: - - - Third Round (73rd...

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Observations on the FIRE SCHIANO FIRE SCHIANO FIRE

The following presentation contains foul language, violence, vivid depictions of human suffering, and scenes unsuitable for younger viewers. Parents are advised to be careful in allowing their...

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