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Admit to the DBD one of your past fashion faux pas

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I had a Canadian tuxedo phase

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Didn’t we all

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I was never much for jackets and ties. Once when I called my mom and told her I was coming to the Bay Area and LA to talk to representatives from foreign consulates she asked me if I had clothes appropriate to speak in that setting. Surprisingly, I did but my mom wondered.

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XL t-shirts in middle school… I currently wear a Medium.

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All white in middle school like I was in a boy band rofl.

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Depends on who you ask. I feel like some of my fashion would be a faux pas if you asked my ex but she never said anything. I would dress up when required, but other than that, shorts and t-shirt most places or sweatshirt and jeans when it was colder.

I mean I still wear cargo shorts and had a jorts phase in the late 90s early 2000s. And I like my tshirts and jeans baggy-ish and not slim fit.

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Jun 21·edited Jun 21Author

"Hello folks, this is the first officer speaking... ehhhh... I mean, this is your captain speaking"

https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/350318642/pilot-egypts-nesma-airlines-announces-captains-death-mid-flight

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PRO

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In a tribute to Willie Mays, A-Rod asks Reggie Jackson a question about returning to Rickwood Field in Birmingham Alabama. Reggie Jackson gives an honest, raw answer. In completely unrelated news, I wonder what the DBDers experience will be like in Auburn, AL.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMH2z4lFvZw&t=288s

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Thanks for the link!

My father, as a second generation Asian American, encountered treatment like this in California in the 1940s and 50s.

I've traveled to Alabama many times for business, though never to Auburn. If you're with a diverse group, no problem. By yourself, I would just go to a Chinese or Indian or Japanese restaurant. And often be the only Asian person there, aside from the staff. I wonder if there's a modern online version of the Green Book.

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Probably a good trade for both sides, only issue as a Bulls fan is whether Giddey is a perv? He was supposedly cleared, but was allegedly dating I think a 16 year old

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Ick.

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A’s fall just short of Royals sweep

https://www.athleticsnation.com/2024/6/20/24182822/oakland-athletics-kansas-city-royals-mitch-spence-zack-gelof-lawrence-butler

Despite a strong effort from Mitch Spence, the Oakland Athletics ended up just one run away from sweeping the Kansas City Royals.

Bringing a 3.69 ERA/3.31 FIP as a starter into today’s outing, the A’s latest Rule 5 success story threw 6 innings of two-run ball while striking out 7 Royals along the way. His only real blemishes were a pair of solo homers allowed to his new nemesis, DH Freddy Fermin. Oakland’s lineup, unfortunately, was unable to back Spence up with any offense, letting the Royals carry a 2-0 lead into the 7th inning.

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Winn loses but baseball wins at Rickwood Field

https://www.mccoveychronicles.com/2024/6/21/24183038/mlb-final-giants-cardinals-rickwood-field-willie-mays-keaton-winn-6-20-2024-recap

Thursday’s game, at least from an emotional standpoint, seemed set-up for a San Francisco Giants win.

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I thought the pregame stuff was pretty good, though long. And great stories all night long. The stadium looked really cool.

I think the MLB used juiced balls, similar to when they were at the Field of Dreams game. No way this was a HR off the bat.

https://twitter.com/NBCSGiants/status/1803946074966732853

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Gavin Stone’s fine outing paves the way for Dodgers win over Rockies

https://www.truebluela.com/2024/6/20/24182725/gavin-stone-dodgers-home-runs-rockies

Putting up runs in three of the first four innings ended up being all the Dodgers needed to secure a 5-3 victory over the Rockies on Wednesday and a series win at Coors Field.

The eye test is a funny thing. Watching this game and, particularly, how both offenses fared against the opposing team’s starter, you got the feeling of a blowout. In the end, that wasn’t quite the case, and knowing it was Colorado, things got a bit dicey late.

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OUR CRUMBLING DEMOCRACY

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Well, here's one conspiracy theory that I wouldn't 100% immediately rule out

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/bayoumi-video-examined-as-september-11-evidence-60-minutes/

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DBD AV CLUB

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CAL

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Jun 21Liked by SGBear

[BVB] Owusu Signs Contract Extension

https://calbears.com/news/2024/6/20/beach-volleyball-owusu-signs-contract-extension.aspx

BERKELEY – California beach volleyball head coach Meagan Owusu has signed a three-year contract extension, it was announced Thursday. Owusu, who finished her seventh season at the helm in 2024, is now inked through the 2027 season.

"Thank you to (Cal Director of Athletics) Jim Knowlton and our administration for the continued support in our program," Owusu said. "I am thrilled with the opportunity to continue building the beach volleyball program here at Cal. Getting to coach my alma mater is really a privilege and I can't wait to see what the future holds for us."

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Jun 21Liked by SGBear

Go Bears!!!

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[MSWIM] Cal's Olympic Contingent Continues To Grow

https://calbears.com/news/2024/6/20/mens-swimming-diving-cals-olympic-contingent-continues-to-grow.aspx

INDIANAPOLIS – The contingent of California swimmers headed to Paris for the 2024 Summer Olympics continued to climb Thursday, as rising sophomore Keaton Jones joined decorated alumnus Ryan Murphy as Team USA's representatives in Paris in the 200-meter backstroke.

The Golden Bears now have four confirmed Olympians from the U.S. trials, with three days remaining. Counting international swimmers, Cal currently has 11 swimmers headed to Paris.

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[WPOLO] Kitty Lynn Joustra Headed To Second Olympic Games

https://calbears.com/news/2024/6/20/womens-water-polo-kitty-lynn-joustra-headed-to-second-olympic-games.aspx

Kitty Lynn Joustra is officially headed to her second Olympic Games.

After helping Team Netherlands clinch its spot at the 2024 Paris Olympics during last summer's World Aquatics Women's Water Polo Championships, Joustra was named to the team's 13-person Olympic roster this week.

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[MROW] Men’s Rowing Collects Academic Honors

https://calbears.com/news/2024/6/20/mens-rowing-mens-rowing-collects-academic-honors.aspx

BERKELEY – The California men's rowing team placed 16 student-athletes on the Intercollegiate Rowing Coaches Association (IRCA) Scholar-Athletes list this week. The total marks the most of any Pac-12 team and sixth most in the country among heavyweight programs.

Eight of the 16 rowers earned the honor multiple times over their career with Tommy Barrell, Grant Fisher, Bret Holt and Luca Vieira leading the way, having made the list three times.

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[MSOC] Men’s Soccer Reveals 2024 Schedule

https://calbears.com/news/2024/6/20/mens-soccer-mens-soccer-reveals-2024-schedule.aspx

BERKELEY – The California men's soccer team's highly competitive 2024 schedule includes 10 opponents that played in last year's NCAA College Cup, head coach Leonard Griffin announced Thursday. In their first year in arguably the best conference in the nation, the Golden Bears play eight Atlantic Coast Conference opponents, including NC State on Sept. 6 in their inaugural ACC game in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Bears also host eight games on Goldman Field at Edwards Stadium.

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ELSEWHERE IN COLLEGE

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I honestly don't care really. It's just more play-in games I won't pay attention to.

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Well, there it is.

That's the response I was expecting to show up because it's the rational response.

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Completely serious. Expansion --> more $s.

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Absolutely correct. Expansion will continue until it breaks the Tourney. The money is too important.

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It won't break the tourney. I think they could go to 128 and it wouldn't break the tourney -- it just wouldn't happen because it wouldn't make more money. I think the 90-something number they keep looking at is about as large as it can feasibly get. It'll just be similar to the EFL Cup in soccer where basically everyone participates.

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I didn't mean to imply that expansion of the NCAA Men's Tourney to 72 would cause it to break. Only that expansion will continue until it does break.

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