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The Den
« on: July 13, 2017, 09:52:34 AM »
Welcome to the latest incarnation of SeattLion's Den - A Division of CyBar Industries Inc.

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Re: The Den
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2017, 09:53:05 AM »
Always nice to see expansion in this economy.

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Re: The Den
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2017, 09:53:35 AM »
And....

Morning All

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Re: The Den
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2017, 09:53:52 AM »
g'morning, Sir.

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Re: The Den
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2017, 10:24:28 AM »
Nice place you got here. Do you own the site?

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Re: The Den
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2017, 10:29:31 AM »
Yup. But I don't claim full authority.  This group has been together a while and that's why it's here.  We're gonna see how crowd management works.

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Re: The Den
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2017, 11:40:35 AM »
Good Luck.

The Den's been around since the CNNSI days and is currently here, scout.com and at a private board called "The Alamo". I'm the only one posting there in honor of the late owner, Winged Helmet.

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Re: The Den
« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2017, 12:40:26 PM »
Howdy.

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Re: The Den
« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2017, 08:44:44 AM »
Morning All

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Re: The Den
« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2017, 08:55:15 AM »
Yo.

Looks like it's high time to have everyone move over here from Scout, eh?

One more full day and it seems to me the place is toast.

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Re: The Den
« Reply #10 on: July 14, 2017, 09:09:00 AM »
'morn, folks.

Scout indicated the 16th.  I 'think' that is when they start their cut-over, but it doesn't necessarily mean that's the absolute time it's gone, in my understanding... but it means it has started and it will happen soon thereafter... like... hours or days at the most, after.  After they make the cutover, servers all over the planet will have to propagate to the new IP (pointing the domain to the right server).  I've seen that take a few minutes, and i've seen it take a few days. 

all I know for sure is that place is toast, as you said.  it'll be on borrowed time after Saturday.

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Re: The Den
« Reply #11 on: July 14, 2017, 10:30:14 AM »
Scout is shutting down?

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Re: The Den
« Reply #12 on: July 14, 2017, 10:38:15 AM »
Scout was bought out of bankruptcy by CBSInteractive- aka 24/7 Sports in late January.  The 'debtors server' agreement expired 30 June, and 24/7 announced their plans to collect all outlying webpages and put them under the same format around May.  This 'format' will effectively eliminate the boards we're familiar with on Scout, and will look+operate as the current 24/7 boards do... the content from Scout will be abandoned, and the rules which regulate the board will be altered to 24/7's agreements. 

we don't know how deep into Scout 24/7 will dive- they may cut-over every board, or they may cut-over only those which produce content (as in publish).  We just don't know, and they won't share (because i don't think they know either, truth be told).

that's pretty much it in a nutshell.  we've made a landing spot- and i intend to maintain it regardless of what some corporation does with their own property- this place is OUR property, and because of which we can do what we want to with it, and driven by the core group of posters/people we know.

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Re: The Den
« Reply #13 on: July 14, 2017, 11:08:42 AM »
Wow. Cool.

I have a site we can get to as well for whatever reason. A poster named Winged Helmet, from the late 90s at CNNSI, had his own board since about 2007-ish. He passed away 3 years ago but his son took over his business and maintains the box that "The Alamo" is on. His son keeps it up in his father's memory and I post the occasional "Morning All" because I can. I have admin rights.

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Re: The Den
« Reply #14 on: July 14, 2017, 12:10:17 PM »
Off to the harbor. Have a good day boyz.

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Re: The Den
« Reply #15 on: July 14, 2017, 12:17:05 PM »
off to the harbor......

grrrrrrrr......

as i throw money at the boat once again, this time for a new engine- a complete new engine... and that isn't to mention finishing on compounding and waxing it tonight, and re-bunking the trailer tomorrow.... just to spend next weekend planting the engine.... and all of this just to make the wife happy.

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Re: The Den
« Reply #16 on: July 14, 2017, 01:09:08 PM »
Is it sacrilegious to have an Oklahoma coach with the first name of Lincoln?

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Re: The Den
« Reply #17 on: July 15, 2017, 10:50:19 AM »
I'm headed to the golf course

have a good day, boys

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Re: The Den
« Reply #18 on: July 15, 2017, 01:35:15 PM »
mor... er, uh Afternoon y'all... it's hot here.... and humid.  it's either sweat wet and hot, or ocean wet and hot... you're gonna be hot either way- unless you retreat (as i have) to the lazy-boy watching the Gator spring game on ESPN-U...

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Re: The Den
« Reply #19 on: July 16, 2017, 08:41:58 AM »
weather underground says it was 105.6 here yesterday while I was on the course

no wonder my legs were cramping a bit this morning

106 in Round Rock yesterday - my brother wins again
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Re: The Den
« Reply #20 on: July 17, 2017, 12:34:32 PM »
afternoon y'all!

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Re: The Den
« Reply #21 on: July 17, 2017, 05:55:58 PM »
Been in triple digits in the Central Valley for about a month. Luckily, no humidity.
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Re: The Den
« Reply #22 on: July 18, 2017, 08:56:16 AM »
'mornin y'all.

we've found a reprieve from the heat, here- and rain... I'm watching grass grow and knowing i'll be out there knocking it down for the second time in a week... not to complain, though... garden appreciates it and things are growing again as opposed to becoming dormant in the heat.

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Re: The Den
« Reply #23 on: July 20, 2017, 07:24:27 AM »
mornin' y'all

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Re: The Den
« Reply #24 on: July 21, 2017, 09:31:49 AM »
Morning All.

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Re: The Den
« Reply #25 on: July 21, 2017, 02:19:00 PM »
It is. the family and leave tomorrow for Ocean City NJ for a family reunion. Today is absolutely dragging.

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Re: The Den
« Reply #27 on: July 21, 2017, 02:31:08 PM »
From the article below

"On Sept. 26, 1920, the Independents beat the St. Paul Ideals 48-0. The winners would survive six NFL seasons, including one that featured Hall of Fame back Jim Thorpe."

Jim Thorpe was from a small town near Pottsville called Mauch Chunk. It has since been renamed  - Jim Thorpe.

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Re: The Den
« Reply #28 on: July 28, 2017, 08:41:36 AM »
To Winged Helmet! We shall not soon see his like again.


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Re: The Den
« Reply #29 on: July 28, 2017, 05:07:13 PM »
From the article below

Jim Thorpe was from a small town near Pottsville called Mauch Chunk. It has since been renamed  - Jim Thorpe.

Jim Thorpe was born and and spent his early years on the Sac and Fox reservation near Prague, OK.  He moved to PA to go to Carlisle Indian School. In addition to football he won the Pentathlon and Decathlon in the 1912 Olympics.

 

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