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Post by big mervyn » Sun Feb 07, 2021 10:00 am

Leon Spinks, the man who shocked the Greatest in 1978.

Some of us are old enough to remember when the world stopped for these contests.
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Post by Snipe Watson » Sun Feb 07, 2021 3:37 pm

big mervyn wrote:
Sun Feb 07, 2021 10:00 am
Leon Spinks, the man who shocked the Greatest in 1978.

Some of us are old enough to remember when the world stopped for these contests.
Indeed Merv. I remember it well.

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Post by solidarity » Sun Feb 07, 2021 8:58 pm

Snipe Watson wrote:
Sun Feb 07, 2021 3:37 pm
big mervyn wrote:
Sun Feb 07, 2021 10:00 am
Leon Spinks, the man who shocked the Greatest in 1978.

Some of us are old enough to remember when the world stopped for these contests.
Indeed Merv. I remember it well.
Me too. But the one I remember better was the Rumble in the Jungle. My dad let me sit up with him into the wee small hours to watch it on tv.

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Post by Snipe Watson » Sun Feb 07, 2021 11:42 pm

Pretty sure I didn't see that one live.

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Post by big mervyn » Mon Feb 08, 2021 12:24 am

Snipe Watson wrote:
Sun Feb 07, 2021 11:42 pm
Pretty sure I didn't see that one live.
I was too wee to stay up :lol:
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Post by Snipe Watson » Mon Feb 08, 2021 3:05 pm

big mervyn wrote:
Mon Feb 08, 2021 12:24 am
Snipe Watson wrote:
Sun Feb 07, 2021 11:42 pm
Pretty sure I didn't see that one live.
I was too wee to stay up :lol:
Aye right. :roll: :roll:

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Snipe Watson wrote:
Mon Feb 08, 2021 3:05 pm
big mervyn wrote:
Mon Feb 08, 2021 12:24 am
Snipe Watson wrote:
Sun Feb 07, 2021 11:42 pm
Pretty sure I didn't see that one live.
I was too wee to stay up :lol:
Aye right. :roll: :roll:
I watched it from my cot.

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Post by big mervyn » Thu Mar 11, 2021 11:29 pm

Lou Ottens, inventor of the cassette tape, at the ripe old age of c90.
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Post by Cap'n Grumpy » Sat Mar 13, 2021 8:34 pm

Shuffling off this mortal coil today, the one and only Murray Walker ...

and as he does so, "He can't decide whether to leave his visor half open or half closed."
Sadly the days of people using proper English are went

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Post by solidarity » Sat Mar 13, 2021 11:39 pm

Cap'n Grumpy wrote:
Sat Mar 13, 2021 8:34 pm
Shuffling off this mortal coil today, the one and only Murray Walker ...

and as he does so, "He can't decide whether to leave his visor half open or half closed."
Probably the most imitated voice in world sport.

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Post by Hans Indaruck » Sun Mar 14, 2021 12:51 am

solidarity wrote:
Sat Mar 13, 2021 11:39 pm
Cap'n Grumpy wrote:
Sat Mar 13, 2021 8:34 pm
Shuffling off this mortal coil today, the one and only Murray Walker ...

and as he does so, "He can't decide whether to leave his visor half open or half closed."
Probably the most imitated voice in world sport.
And there.... he .... goes...!

Classy and knowledgable about his sport - a joy to listen to.
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Post by justinr73 » Sun Mar 14, 2021 2:02 am

He almost made F1 sound exciting.

Equally sadly, but more surprisingly, boxing legend Marvellous Marvin Hagler has passed today too.

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Post by big mervyn » Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:40 am

Hans Indaruck wrote:
Sun Mar 14, 2021 12:51 am
solidarity wrote:
Sat Mar 13, 2021 11:39 pm
Cap'n Grumpy wrote:
Sat Mar 13, 2021 8:34 pm
Shuffling off this mortal coil today, the one and only Murray Walker ...

and as he does so, "He can't decide whether to leave his visor half open or half closed."
Probably the most imitated voice in world sport.
And there.... he .... goes...!

Classy and knowledgable about his sport - a joy to listen to.
Did my head in tbh though I was never an F1 fan to be fair. I suppose making it sound exciting is some sort of accomplishment.

The banter with James Hunt was good.
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Re: And today, joining the underground .....

Post by solidarity » Sun Mar 14, 2021 1:22 pm

justinr73 wrote:
Sun Mar 14, 2021 2:02 am
He almost made F1 sound exciting.
Only 'almost' tbf. No-one's good enough to actually make it sound exciting.

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