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Offline McWawa

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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11910 on: February 14, 2012, 11:25:08 AM »
"Kipper", aka Miikka Sakari Kiprusoff, from Turku in Finland, is a top Canandian professional ice hockey goal-keeper, and of International status when playing for his home country.


edit ( One for the Kipper : http://www.craveonline.com/sports/articles/182903-one-for-the-kipper )

edit : correction.I wrote USA, he plays for a Canadian team.Apologies for my error
« Last Edit: February 14, 2012, 11:38:14 AM by YelnickMcWawa »
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11911 on: February 14, 2012, 11:27:13 AM »
Country living with enough 'elbow' room all around that the best baseball pitcher around would be unable to hit a neighboring house with his best throw.
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« Reply #11912 on: February 14, 2012, 11:32:30 AM »
Throw the puck like you would a baseball, but chances are you still won't get it passed the Kipper !
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« Reply #11913 on: February 14, 2012, 05:45:10 PM »
Kipper can be used to describe someone who is just sleeping, but you'd be hard pushed to wake the fish product of the same name.
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11914 on: February 14, 2012, 08:00:29 PM »
Name the best game you can play? and most Canadians will say Hockey

Kiprusoff may just win the NHL MVP this year  ;D

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« Reply #11915 on: February 14, 2012, 09:19:13 PM »

 Hockey sticks can be attributed with a degree of jolliness which alludes the more male dominated cricket bat.
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« Reply #11916 on: February 18, 2012, 07:26:30 PM »
Bat dung is harvested and sold as fertilizer.
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11917 on: February 18, 2012, 09:46:02 PM »
"Fertilizer can be produced from many substances including the male version of cow-dung, and there's plenty of that around here ," said the  old country boy to his audience, with a telling wink.
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« Reply #11918 on: February 19, 2012, 07:47:24 AM »
Wink Martindale was an American game show host.
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« Reply #11919 on: February 27, 2012, 07:43:19 AM »
Host species are great for bacteria and viruses.
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« Reply #11920 on: February 27, 2012, 08:45:51 AM »
Viruses seem to have the ability to multiply faster than rabbits.
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11921 on: February 27, 2012, 11:57:22 AM »
Rabbits breed like, well, rabbits.
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« Reply #11922 on: February 27, 2012, 03:44:41 PM »
Rabbits out of a hat are far easier to produce if you put one in there before the start of the trick.
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« Reply #11923 on: February 27, 2012, 06:07:52 PM »
Trick Roping, unless you're someone of Will Roger's talent, can easily go wrong.

 
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11924 on: February 27, 2012, 06:15:25 PM »
Wrong turns can lead you to unexpected places.