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Posted: Dec 27, 2006 - 1:40 AM GMT

This one goes out to Rick B.

For your viewing pleasure is a scan of a matchbook from the 60's.



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Posted: Dec 27, 2006 - 1:43 AM GMT

That reminds me of another photo:



A few shares of American Ski Company stock

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Posted: Dec 27, 2006 - 1:51 AM GMT

That's about right.

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Posted: Dec 28, 2006 - 1:48 PM GMT

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A few shares of American Ski Company stock


That must be old. That has to be when they were at their "peak".


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Posted: Jan 05, 2007 - 7:30 PM GMT

Great pic as usual WoodCore,surprised Rick didn't comment on it.The one and only time I was in that place was a basketball rewards dinner back in the leisure suit(anybody remember those)days of '76.It was a huge monstrosity of a hotel built in anticipation of gambling(as Rick so thouroughly explained on his lost NJ report on NELSAP)The place gave you a real eerie feeling.(no bunnies running around that night)Can't believe it's been over 30 years!

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Posted: Jan 05, 2007 - 7:44 PM GMT

BTW Wood Core,what are you doin' to celebrate your 5 year anniversary of great SJ contribution next week? Congrats!

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Posted: Jan 05, 2007 - 8:11 PM GMT

Hey! Sorry I missed this one, I was driving through the rain to New Hampshire when you posted this. Wow...cool.

My first and only visit to the Playboy Club I was 15, went to a boxing exhibition mid 70s. Got a comp ticket from the PR Director, great guy named Jack Prather. I wore a sportcoat, sat ringside, front row. It was bizarre...bunnies and blood everywhere. I met Muhammad Ali that night, also Chuck Wepner, who was partly inspiration for the first Rocky movie. They weren't boxing, just there for appearance money. I felt like the king of the world. I even touched a sacred bunny tail, which was supposedly some sort of criminal offense (hey, I was 15 and a real dork) Went with a bunch of old timers who smoked cigars like fiends. What a great night.

Thanks Woodcore for bringing back the memories!!
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Posted: Jan 05, 2007 - 8:52 PM GMT

You got to meet Cassius Clay,the"Greatest",in his prime?Must have been quite a thrill,Rick.Now we have to know which was better,touchin' the bunny tail or riding with the "ski goddess" on Cloud Nine?

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Posted: Jan 06, 2007 - 12:13 AM GMT

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BTW Wood Core,what are you doin' to celebrate your 5 year anniversary of great SJ contribution next week? Congrats!


Honestly I hadn't really noticed but Damn how the time flies by when your having fun!!


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