19:38:29 SeeOurZed: YOU! 19:38:34 SeeOurZed: You are an ex-Sun Devil? 19:39:20 SeeOurZed: Or did I get it wrong and you are of some other Arizona college 19:39:54 TheABCExpress: no, you are correct 19:39:58 TheABCExpress: sir 19:40:12 SeeOurZed: The reason I'm asking is UCR takes on ASU Saturday in the first round of the women's basketball tournament and I feel we must wager 19:40:34 SeeOurZed: (Because this is the ONLY sport UCR makes it to television in) 19:40:44 TheABCExpress: sure 19:40:52 TheABCExpress: what's your offer 19:41:05 SeeOurZed: I...have no idea. I just found this out 19:41:55 SeeOurZed: http://www.ncaasports.com/basketball/womens/brackets/viewable/2007/DI 19:41:59 SeeOurZed: Greensboro - makes sense 19:43:35 TheABCExpress: sure 19:44:15 TheABCExpress: can we bet like the mayors of the Super Bowl towns do, like if I lose, I owe you some delicious Arizona...somethings 19:44:25 SeeOurZed: Oh they're playing at USC actually - by the time they get to Greensboro we'll be long gone 19:44:33 TheABCExpress: and if you lose, you owe me some California things 19:44:34 SeeOurZed: Hmmm Minneapolis makes for a poor Riverside 19:44:37 TheABCExpress: even though you don't live there 19:47:20 SeeOurZed: Well, we don't have to come up with a real bet until closer to Saturday - why don't I post this on my board and at Jake's and we'll see if the wieners or dawgs can come up with something amusing 19:48:02 TheABCExpress: for sure! 19:48:07 TheABCExpress: and also the DVDVR boards 19:48:10 TheABCExpress: those guys are great 19:48:52 SeeOurZed: Well, I don't trust those guys if they don't think you're hilarious 19:49:06 TheABCExpress: aww 19:49:11 TheABCExpress: if only you still had a web site I could write for 19:49:22 SeeOurZed: Tease
The other man in this chat is noted television critic and former [slash] columnist Albert B. Ching, who you can read at a couple of fine (regulus2.azstarnet.com) blogs (channelsurfingaz.blogspot.com) if you're not fortunate enough to live within the circulation of all his newspapers and tabloids.
Recall that my LAST big bet was with Cubs over the Bulls/Kings game, and resulted in this incredible piece of prose (The W) and me being allowed to rename him "Big Nasty" for 24 hours. I'd rather not go to the "writing" well again but that may just be because UCR is a 14 seed and ASU is a 3 seed.
I gotta tell ya, I don't see this is as big a problem as you're making it out to be. We don't have THAT many "long threads" around here. Currently, there's nothing in the code to link one article to another in a thread...