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Ripley Buckeye


MEMBER SINCE   September 17, 2013

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Comment 03 Dec 2019

While stuck on a plane from Punta Cana to Cincinnati there was one family from Michigan and their son wore a Michigan t-shirt.  We had no WiFi on the plane and a bunch of us coerced the pilot to gives us updated scores as we were literally at his mercy between noon and 4 PM.   The pilot did well and each time the score was announced, the Buckeye fans cheered loudly.   After landing and standing in the line for customs, we noticed that the Michigan t-shirt was now covered with a plain hoodie and all the boy could do now was look down.  A good lesson to learn at a nice young age!  Lol

Comment 30 Nov 2019

Somewhere in the air in a plane from the Dominican Republic to Cincinnati with no WiFi.  Plane takes off at noon and lands at 415.   Guess who has already asked the pilot to announce scoring updates?  Lol

Comment 04 Nov 2019

fox split its coverage in 2017 when they advertised The Game all week only to switch to a Big 12 worthless game in the Dominican Republic.   Thank goodness a Michigan State fan came along with a laptop and got it in streaming fashion!   We had fun “buying” beers for one another at the all-inclusive resort.   Lol

Comment 04 Nov 2019

First time for me to miss the entire game on television and radio in 50 plus years happens this year.  A noon flight returning from Punta Cana that takes you guessed it.............4 hours!   Lol.  Although I have great confidence in the Buckeyes again this year!

Comment 02 Apr 2019

My son while majoring in Food Science took a class in Chocolate Science that met once per week. 

Comment 24 Dec 2018

If I happen to be sitting in a parking lot and notice a scUM plate, I get out an index card and write the word "BOO" on it and tape it next to the license plate.   I also include an arrow that points in the direction of the plate.  I started doing this after a rental car company forced me to use a vehicle with a Michigan plate on it......I had no other choice

Comment 02 Aug 2018

Listening to Buckeye football on Saturdays on the radio back in the 60's and 70's hooked me while I imagined in my mind what was happening on the field.  , I especially became intrigued in 1972 when Archie Griffin ran all over the North Carolina Tarheels......from that point until today, I have never lost faith in Buckeye football, but I sure have questioned a lot of things over time!  I do realize that no matter what........Buckeye football is bigger than any one individual........I remember that so well after December 1978 when Woody and  OSU separated.......although not a football player, it was Woody Hayes who I wanted to watch coach during my college career beginning in 1979.......Lots of fine memories over the years!

Comment 21 May 2018

Too hard to remember exactly......I was born in 1961.......but I think it had a lot to do with listening to the radio every Saturday afternoon in the fall and imagining what was going on as described by the announcers......most vividly I remember Archie Griffin's breakout game versus North Carolina in 1972 and oh how the announcers described his performance.  Too hooked on Buckeye football forever like all the rest of the nuts!

Comment 25 Nov 2017

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic with a TTUN fan on his iPad at the Sports Bar in our resort.  Fox Sports sucked and was playing the damned Oklahoma State game

Comment 30 Oct 2017

My local superintendent of schools is a PSU grad and we bet six packs all the time, but never collect.......I know that I am still way up on him.....today I wore all Buckeye gear to visit him in his office and chat a few minutes.....Best thing was.....he was unknowingly wearing scarlet and gray and then gave us props......He said that he was glad that PSU was worthy of rushing the field after all the problems in Happy Valley the past several years.  Great guy and we will continue to bet six packs.. My text to him after the game was.......     Well...Its over!!

Comment 29 Oct 2017

Affectionately known in my house as A__holes Numbers 3, 1, and 2.........In an order from left to right.  I know two of the three personally and can verify that most all of the negative comments are warranted.

Comment 10 Oct 2017

The best part was being there and hearing those pads do more than pop.....the whole stadium rocked after that hit.....best part was that the receiver immediately got back up and was not injured.

Comment 03 Sep 2017

Its been fun to see all of the features of the 10 year anniversary of Appalachian State's win on television this weekend.....run in down SCUMS throat the way we always have to see that danged Heisman pose

Comment 28 Aug 2017

My three children learned at an early age that Buckeye football takes precedence............at most, its going to only take up 15 days out of the calendar year.......there are 350 other days to plan and do stuff........it is now instilled in their adult lives as well and the tradition continues!

Comment 17 Aug 2017

I have not read but one or two of the above posts.........bottom line with Finebaum is to stir it up and gain attention........it worked.........last year he attacked TTUN fans as whiney and sniveling and I could not have been prouder of him.......leave it alone and let Urban do his thing and let Finebaum do his..........One person is action, the other is knee-jerk reaction........I think that we can all sort that out.

Comment 04 Aug 2017

Congratulations on your retirement!!!  I am a recently retired school teacher and now everyday is a snow day!  Although I am on a limited pension income I have a hobby of BBQing one night a week at a local bar and knocking down a little extra cash.....do  what you like, but when it becomes a job or work, then change.....I enjoy what I do, but when I dread it.......i quit it    Enjoy!!

Comment 04 Aug 2017

1979 win over TTUN.......emptied our keg and took it to high street at approximately the location of the Northberg and proceeded to kick it South on High Street......the owner of the keg kicked at it and severely twisted his ankle and ended up in University Hospital.....the rest of us kept going and somewhere we lost that keg......got down to High and 11th and there was a guy on top of the Union 76 gas station Orange Ball going round an round........the whole street was shut down....the Underground bar had a car shoved down it's entrance, and there were some major arrests.........It was a great time!!!   When I try to explain all this to the current generation they just look in AWE!  It was great!  Everything about that day turned out awesome........and it was an away game!  Schlichter actually had a decent game and Jim Laughlin did everything he could to seal the win.

Comment 22 Jul 2017

To Johnblairgobucks.........I work at Snapper Saloon and cook there on Saturday nights.......tonight we have Ripley's version of Surf and Turf........Filet Mignon and Shrimp.......check us out on Facebook and stop in sometime soon!  Just ask for the chef.....lol