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before there was CelticsBlog...
« on: August 27, 2009, 04:17:21 PM »

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there was CelticsRant

I cringe to share this (again), but what the hey

http://web.archive.org/web/20021207210416/sportsrant.net/celticsrant/index.htm

if anyone still reading this blog can prove that they read this old site (back in 2000-01) I'll nominate you for HOF status based on that fact alone
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Re: before there was CelticsBlog...
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2009, 04:40:48 PM »

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Speaking of old Celtics fora, is there anyone here who used to frequent the ESPN Celtics page back in the late '90s?  Around 98-99 before they discovered blogs, it was probably about the only place to discuss the Celtics online I would guess.  For a while in the 98-99 season, there was a Milwaukee-fan troll named Buckshot, who came on all the time and talked a lot of crap about how Ray Allen was better than Ron Mercer (not sure why he thought that was a rivalry).  Ring a bell with anyone?  Thanks to the ESPN Celtics forum, I was able to learn how many games Dwayne Schintzius would be inactive so he could attend his grandmother's funeral.  Ah, the internets.
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« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2009, 04:44:55 PM »

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Who's that guy in the "return to the rafters" movie?

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« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2009, 05:00:11 PM »

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Celticsblog is the only forum i participate in. There are so many good (or at least entertaining) opinions floating around on here!

Not to mention all breaking news on other sites instantly arrives here.  ;D

thanks everyone for making this such a fun site!!

....never saw celticsrant though...

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« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2009, 05:01:22 PM »

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Who's that guy in the "return to the rafters" movie?

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The ESPN celtics forum was pretty violent.

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Who's that guy in the "return to the rafters" movie?

Where's that?

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« Reply #7 on: August 27, 2009, 06:55:48 PM »

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I remember reading a live blog by Bassett on Sportsrant.net where he ripped on U2 and talked about making apple crisps with his girlfriend!

I think that was in 2004 though (and I'm not after a nomination to the hall of fame...whatever that is).

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« Reply #8 on: August 27, 2009, 07:00:26 PM »

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Who's that guy in the "return to the rafters" movie?

Where's that?

Actually, it's off topic. The DVD, it features a celticsblog member. I'm curious who that is...

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« Reply #9 on: August 27, 2009, 09:59:35 PM »

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Who's that guy in the "return to the rafters" movie?

Where's that?

Actually, it's off topic. The DVD, it features a celticsblog member. I'm curious who that is...


The guy in it is Mike Munger aka Sexy Scottish. I am very tight with that guy as we have chatted many times on CSNNE and CSL he is a true fan and loves his C's. . . . He knows me and many other might now me as KINGSHAMROCK from twitter or Brian from Maine aka Bubba on CSNNE.

Back to the before the Celtics Blog. I used to go to the Boston Globe Chat as that was the only place for a while to get your Celtics talk. That is where I got the handle BBS from anyone who ever was on the Globe chat back then knows what BBS stands for.Those where some great years on that site. Calling WEEI and giving shout outs to the Globe Chatters. Those were the days. I then when to the MEANGREEN FOURM once that Globe stoped the Chat. Then I came here. I still think the Globe Chat was some of the best times I have had talking Celtics. I think the quickness of the Chat format is better than the Blog format. I still don't know why more people don't use the chat room on the Celtics Blog other than on game nights. The Celtics Blog is all I know now for my celtics news other than Twitter.
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you know, I never got a copy of that DVD - I wonder where I can pick one up
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you know, I never got a copy of that DVD - I wonder where I can pick one up

Amazon.com has it for like $12.

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« Reply #12 on: August 27, 2009, 11:04:46 PM »

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you know, I never got a copy of that DVD - I wonder where I can pick one up

You can get one at Wal Mart thats where I got mine anyway. 14 bucks what a deal

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Speaking of old Celtics fora, is there anyone here who used to frequent the ESPN Celtics page back in the late '90s?  Around 98-99 before they discovered blogs, it was probably about the only place to discuss the Celtics online I would guess. 

Man, I used to love the ESPN boards.  I was only about 13 or so when I discovered them and I would talk some smack myself.  I distinctly remember there being trolls from the Cleveland board who loved talking about how we gave them Andre Miller.  Every time he had a good game, they would be on the celtics board.  Don't exactly remember what the trade was but i think we gave them a pick that eventually turned into miller. 

Good times on that board though.  I don't even remember when they took it off... I remember being their during that 2002 run. 

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Speaking of old Celtics fora, is there anyone here who used to frequent the ESPN Celtics page back in the late '90s?  Around 98-99 before they discovered blogs, it was probably about the only place to discuss the Celtics online I would guess. 

Man, I used to love the ESPN boards.  I was only about 13 or so when I discovered them and I would talk some smack myself.  I distinctly remember there being trolls from the Cleveland board who loved talking about how we gave them Andre Miller.  Every time he had a good game, they would be on the celtics board.  Don't exactly remember what the trade was but i think we gave them a pick that eventually turned into miller. 

Good times on that board though.  I don't even remember when they took it off... I remember being their during that 2002 run. 

You can still I sift through the garbage known as the ESPN message boards: http://boards.espn.go.com/boards/mb/mb?sport=nba