View Full Version : Cincinnati-An embarrassment?
Yong Lee Fampee
01-28-2003, 06:29 AM
I have never been to Cinncinati, but God is sounds like an embarrassing place to be from, especially in sports.
Pete Rose goes without saying. Gambler, overall asshole. His boss Marge Schott was fired as an owner for being a Nazi. The sports world considers the Bengals a laughingstock. Ugh.
Larry Flynt is from there (ewwwwww.) The inventor of masterbation and sleaze himself. That's ugly. The movie "The People vs. Larry Flynt did not even film there because cinncy would not allow it.
A bunch of kids were stomped to death before a Who concert in 1979. Pete rose was placing bets the over on the death toll of 100. Double Ugh.
And what's worse is that Baily quarters has never set foot here.
PS "I SWORE I THOUGHTTURKEYS COULD FLY!"
01-28-2003, 06:43 AM
ummm........what the hell was all that about? (there, there's an actual question!)
01-28-2003, 07:27 AM
And worst of all, Jerry Springer used to be Mayor.
01-28-2003, 08:06 AM
Cincinnati, an embarrassment?
I thought the pecking order of embarrassing midwest cities was:
East St. Louis
'Course, that's only an Opinion
01-28-2003, 08:23 AM
The Town Without Pity got that nickname after the vice squad raided the art museum for putting on a Robert Mapplethorpe exhibit.
Lately, there has been even more racial tension than usual (and there has been a lot over the years), based on actions by the mostly-white police force in the black communities.
Welcome to IMHO, btw.
01-28-2003, 09:09 AM
It's saving grace, www.thebearsmusic.com
01-29-2003, 07:45 PM
All of that stuff was so, like, 1995 or earlier. Get with the times... it's race riots, the Bengals, and collapsing public schools these days.
01-29-2003, 07:53 PM
If there's a GQ, as opposed to a Cincinnatiphobe rant, somewhere in this thread, I've yet to find it. Would somebody be so kind as to highlight it for me?
01-29-2003, 08:23 PM
Pete Rose may be an asshole, but he is one of the greatest baseball players to take the diamond. I think few persons who follow baseball will dispute this statement.
The Bungles may suck during the '90s, but if you look back over the past 30 years, I would nominate the Detroit Puddy Tats as the worst team in pro football. The Bengals won a couple of division championships in the 1970's and at least made 2 Super Bowls in the '80's, losing, but coming quite close to the 49ers (26-21 and 20-16 were the scores of those Super Bowls.) Kenny Anderson and Big Mouth Boomer Esiason couldn't quite match the incomparable Joe Montana.
The inventor of masterbation
Get real, Fong. Masturbation was invented millenia, if not myriads, of years before Flynt was born.
Those kids died by accident. And I would like a cite that Rose bet on the death toll. Pete has his problems, but I've never read anything to indicate he is that callous.
So! That's why WKRP was based in Cincin! A-ha! But seriously, I can only wonder what the OP would say about Washington DC?
- Jinx ;)
01-29-2003, 08:56 PM
Yong Lee Fampee. Welcome to the boards.
You need to read the thread descriptions so that you post correctly. The randomness of your points would probably be beter posted to IMHO or MPSIMS. GQ requires that you be looking for a factual answer.
You get points for liking "Baily Quarters." You loose points for misspelling her first name. It's "Bailey."
And, as Peyote pointed out just ahead of me, you're gonna have to learn to research you material. You need a cite for Rose betting on the death toll. Pete would probably give you 10-1 odds that you can't find a good cite that he did it.
01-29-2003, 09:05 PM
Cincinnatti used to be a great place to live, until a few years ago.
01-29-2003, 09:43 PM
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