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Who is everyone?

Thought I'd start a thread that would allow everyone to tell us who they are, where they live and how long they've been playing on PC.

I'm Drew (AKA The Sheik), I'm 67 yrs old, I live in Victorville, CA (in the High Desert region of the Mojave Desert), I've been playing PC since 2009 and I bleed Dodger Blue.

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Jason Slater, live 30 min from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA (The Office 'location'), or 1.5 hrs from Philadelphia. Been on PC for 2 years now, diehard Phils fan, Fave Teamsaholic, deep love for sabremetrics...I can be abrasive if you haven't dealt with me, but if you compete against me you see that I love this site/game and want to see all facets at their best.

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I am an alien from the planet Lovetron, where I spend the off-season practicing "interplanetary funkmanship" and where my girlfriend Juicy Lucy lives. Oh wait that was Darrell Dawkins my bad.

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My name is Jason and I am in my mid 40s. I live near Hershey, PA, but was born and raised near Cleveland, OH. I am an Indians fan and are raising my boys to be Indians fans. I have been using PC since 2014.

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I’m Noah, I live near Charleston, West Virginia and, I just turned 15 last Friday




I’m also a freshman in high school

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I’m a 37 year old steel worker and live near Huntington WV. I have 3 boys and 1 girl who keep me busy with sports year round. They are 20,17, 15 & 14. I was once Huntington’s Hotdog Eating Champion at their yearly festival. :) I like the Reds and the Kentucky Wildcats.

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wow! a Reds fan. who knew they existed?

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More shockingly, who knew steelworkers still existed in America?! I thought NAFTA had put an end to that kind of thing.

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Wait, Huntington, West Virginia?

I live about 45-50 minutes away from there in Charleston

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Michael is my name at work...Mike is my "normal world name" . I work in a credit union in Maine and have been on here for less than a year. Big Red Sox fan, but sadly am tired of hearing about the Excellence of Boston Sports. Boston fans are incredibly annoying.

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When you live in the state I do, it gets tiring to know that the only “important” sports teams you have are a D-1 college that’s over 2 hours away and a Class-A minor league team that isn’t doing too good at the moment

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21 year old college student, majoring in sports journalism. Fightin Phils fan and this is my third league.

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I'm Michael-but old friends call me Mikey. 49 yr old I'm from Santee, CA it's about 15 miles east of San Diego, same county. born and raised, Padres fan and a half ass dodger fan. Sign on PC, maybe a yr ago, then left after a couple season, then came back and been on for last 6 months or so.


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I have a friend that lives in Santee and my sister lives in San Diego - I love going to games at Petco - great place to watch a game.

- The Sheik

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We almost went extinct in 08. I was laid off for 14 months. Trump has gave us life again with the tariffs he’s placed on steel and we’ve been booming since he took over.
Yep. I’m close to Huntington but on the other side. I’m 1 1/2 hours from Charleston. That’s why I gave you a hard time about being a hill billy WV Kid. I’m right there with you. I always hear it. Haha.

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It’s all good

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@The Sheik ya, petco-park is great, I was surprised how well it turned out, there really isn't a bad seat to watch the game in.

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As if you guys don't know, I live in Seattle and build websites. :)

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My name is Tim i live in Michigan in the country 6mi from a town of about 10k i like football/baseball/basketball/ sometimes hockey but never soccer i am 57 years old and i have been playing this great game since around 2012

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My name is Daniel, I’m 30 yrs old. Live in the great state of Texas. Lover of most sports, and Tim you have been missing out on soccer... Currently a regional for a Wheel and Tire company. I am a numbers person, that is why I have always had a special love of Baseball. Been playing since 2015. Gbacci you have done an awesome job on this site. And it keeps getting better.

Prediction The Cleveland Indians will win the 2020 WS and Cleveland Browns will win super bowl 54.

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hey shiek,are you a zappa fan.scary to see his old interviews and what he said then is happening now. im james and im 52,this is like field of dreams come to life

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Yes - Zappa fan since the Mothers years in the 60's. User name is a take on the album "Sheikyerbouti". Only got to see him live once , in the '70's, with his Flo & Eddie band. Big fan of Dweezil too and saw his Roxy performance with Zappa plays Zappa a few years ago.

- The Sheik

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I'm Grant, 24 years, love in Hudsonville, MI. It's by Grand Rapids. I'm a Janitorial Supervisor, and Michigan, all terrible sports teams Detroit, and a Pats fan. Jose Iglesias is my favorite player. EVER! I also think Miggy sucks.

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I like that there are a wide range of ages from all over the US and Canada on PC - anyone out there from any other countries?

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I'm originally from the Planet Remulak, we first settled in New Jersey, however our neighbors took offense with our Halloween treats ( Six packs of Beer and Fried eggs) and ended up driving our family away, we tell our new neighbors we are from France.

We watch MLB on Satellite and consume large quantities of Beer and Hot Dogs - All we can say is " You are what you is"

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My name is Patrick, 40 ,yo

a french canadian out of Montreal,Qc...

while other kids were playing baseball to stay in shape for the Hockey season, I was just doing the oposite playing hockey to be ready for the baseball season...


I just can't wait to get a baseball team back...

until it comes back, I am playing pc, so I can stay in game shape!

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Tony, 45 yo from staten island, ny. Mets fan...hahha..jk, big yankees fan. 4 kids, a 5byear old in heaven, a 3 year old girl and 2 year old twins, boy and girl. Self employed Ironworker, i build railings, gates, fences and balconies. Been here forna while, cant even remember when i joined. Love that gbacci gives us a chance to be brian cashman. Most everyone here i dealt with is stand up people.

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Jason Rose, I live in Conneaut Ohio right on the shore of Lake Erie right next to the P.A. Line. I'm not really sure how long I've been on pc lol. But I enjoy doing this, love running leagues and getting to know people even if I do get cranky from time to time(that happens when your 45). I have a 23yr old daughter and 17yr old son(who just took first in the state of P.A. In a bowling tournament). I have an 8mo old granddaughter, am I really old enough?

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Yeah, you're old enough Jason. Enjoy that grandchild. They're so much fun!! So, I'm Cole (aka Gus, aka Captain Lol). I'm 52, married, two children (step) and two grandchildren, ages 14 and 11, so I'm guessing I hold the record for being the youngest age to become a grandfather, at least among you PCers (I was 38). I live in Manitoba, right in the center of Canada, the center of North America, the center of the universe (that's actually more likely Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota where my beloved Twins play). HUGE Twins fan. Just to show you how much, some of my favorite Twins of all time are Mark Funderburk, Bernardo Brito, Tack Wilson, Tom Johnson, Mac Scarce, and of course some guys you've heard of like Carew (my all-time favorite), Puckett, Mauer, Bostock, Mudcat Grant, Liriano, etc. etc. I could go on. I've been on PC for 2 years now. Love the site. Love the banter. Love building up teams and competing against some great owners on here. Love running my two leagues (BNBL and AYL) and my ALL-TWINS sandbox league. Thanks Guy. And thanks to the Sheik for starting this very interesting and community-building thread. Great idea!

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I'm Avila, i'm a NUISCANCE

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I guess even Avila can even be right once!

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My name is Joe. I was born, raised, and currently reside about 50 miles Northeast of Atlanta, Georgia. Contrary to what it might seem from my user name, I am not a maistro, or a fan of the opera, etc... The bravo03 comes from the fact that a lot of people in this area call the Braves the Bravos, and the 3 for Dale Murphy one of my favorite players. I am 48 years old, a Design Engineer for a manufacturing company in the area. I am a looooooonnnnnngggg suffering Braves, and Falcons fan.

By the way gus, you became a grandfather at 38, I became a father for the first (and only) time at 37. Then again, I've always been kind of slow...

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My Name is Doug...55 yrs old....born in France (only lived there 2 yrs) and grew up mostly in Canton, OH. I am a computer programmer and currently live in Charlotte, NC. I have 8 kids ranging from 22 to 3.

Huge Steelers/Pirate/Penguins fan and love this site! My wife tells me I spend too much time on it tho. :)

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Guess I should get in on this. My name is Dale and i am just shy of 45 (July). I am from Warrenton, Missouri which is about 50 miles west of St. Louis. Die hard Cardinals fan and Blues fan. Lets Go Blues. I am a veteran of the US Navy and Missouri Army National Guard and am have been in sales for the past 20 years. Oh and I hate the Chicago Cubs and New England Patriots

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Thank you for your service!

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👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Thank you for your service Waller

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Dale - my Aunt & Uncle lived in Warrenton (both passed now). I grew up in Indiana and listened to Harry Carey and Jack Buck on the Cardinal broadcasts many a night in the late 50's through the 60's.

- The Sheik

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guy I didn't know you lived in Seattle - so do I (Phinney Ridge). I'm also a software engineer (integrations, apis, java/python, aws, blah blah blah).

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My name is Jason. I too live in Huntington, WV. Obviously a huge Reds fan, we do still exist. Car Salesman by trade. Two of my coworkers are highly addicted to PC also (Mranastasia and Hamburglar). Have only been on PC for little over a year, but feel like I know most of you already from competing with you guys. Learned a lot from a bunch of you. Also find it a major accomplishment when I beat a few of you. Love to tinker with all kinds of builds and lineup configurations. And my wife also thinks I spend too much time on PC.

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You go to Huntington High or Huntington East?

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Question - if MrAnastasia is a car salesman, why can’t I make any deals with him? Lol

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He's a CAR salesman Gus, you really want to make a deal with him THAT badly?

You know you will be overpaying for what you buy, and are not getting fair value for your trade-in.

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My name is Rob. I've been on PC since 2011. I'm 48 YO and will become a gramps this October (I said the same thing @Jason when I found out..) I live in central Illinois....I'm an analyst by trade....but a Dino (COBOL/DB2/JCL background)....long live the Mainframe!

I'm a Reds fan (who wouldn't be growing up in the 70s/80s :))....although I grew up on the Cubs and WGN....back when Superstations were the only way to see MLB on TV if you weren't from a big city! I can remember other than the game of the week (and TWIB)....you could catch the Braves on TBS, Cubs on WGN, Mets on WWOR and Dodgers on KTLA.....back when Cable TV was an infant!

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Congratulations, Rob! Do you know if it's gonna be a boy or a girl?

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I’m betting it is.

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lol

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Thanks.

Yes. It is a girl. After 3 sons....we’re shifting gears for the grandkids!

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Where in central Illinois ?

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My name is Mike and I live in Ashland, VA. I'm married w/ a 3 yr old daughter, who is a handful. I'm 38 but feel 58 lol I'm a diehard Mets fan thanks to Bobby Bonilla, as I was all Pittsburgh until Bonilla left. I've been on PC for maybe 3 years, brought on by TacomaBoy57, who I work with. My wife hates PC, because every time I tell her I have a draft tonight, I get the angry eyes lol

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I think this has to be one of the most posted on threads ever on PC. I also joined PC at the end of March this year. I'm a newbie compared to most of you.

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A MET'S FAN!!! They are as rare as Cinci fans!

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@tyk

Bloomington

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Hello from Dan in erie,pa. I'm 53 and a letter carrier. Just joined PC and have played other sim baseball sites. Looking to see how well this fares. I'm a follower of the Nationals but especially miss the Expos of the late 70s, early 80s.

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Well......ummm....my name is Joey. 49 years old. Born and raised in Lynn, Massachusetts. Currently residing in.....well.....I wouldn't call it "residing" as much as it is spending time in Brooks, Alberta, Canada. Working right now as a carnival games worker, which I have done off and on for 19 years.

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Do you guys really dip those dogs in water to make them go down easier ?!!!!

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Absolutely. Dip them and you don’t have to chew the bun. Lol. I won with 16 in 10 minutes. I got second the next year with 17 and retired from competitive eating. I also ate the 5lb single wide burger from our local Hillbilly Hotdogs during my stretch. Broke the record at the time and ate it in just under 28 min. That was way worse than the hotdogs. Not even close.

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Well, I'd have to say that "Carny" is the most interesting profession so far :-)

- The Sheik

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I personally would have gone with " Competitive Eater" Sheik, but Carny is up there, all sorts of nasty, sleazy connotations with being a carny.

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Chickenheads, I live outside of Morton, worked in Bloomington for years

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am i the only one who was bothered by the title of this thread being "Who is everone?" as opposed to "Who is everyone?" this has been driving me nuts and no one has even said anything or tried to correct it by changing the header when reposting

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Haha. Yes I’ve noticed it every time!! Or should I say evertime. But it kind of grew on me and I decided to let it be a reminder to us all that nobody’s perfect - not even the Sheik! I also decided to take yet another letter out of the title for this post. Hay nobod’s prefect!! 🙃

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That's it, im declaring war on canada for this, south park style

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I’ll do you one better.

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Ok mcvn. Declaration of war accepted. First battle we’ll call “the battle of the NBA Finals”. Canada 1 USA 0. I’m hoping you’ll surrender now, since that’s about all I’ve got. 😂😂😂

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Damn - I never noticed the header glitch!!! And I'm far from perfect - just ask my 2 ex-wives !!

- The Imperfect Sheik

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The Sheik not perfect!!! Are y'all crazy!?

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@tyk. Small world!

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I believe the NBA finals record is USA 68-Canada-1
Canada would be 1-0 this year I guess. Lol

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The "A" in "am" should have been capitalized mcvn. Just sayin...

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Alyssa, or Lyssa, but online everyone shortens my name to Aly lol. Austin, TX, over on the East side. Soccer, softball and baseball were always my favorites growing up. watching the Women's World Cup now, its my favorite sporting event.

graduate student to get my masters in clinical mental health counseling, but also spend a lot of time with friends and my roommates. not working currently, trying to find a good job, but i was a barista for three years.

oh and i finally won a championship in this game! lol, that only took like 6 months i think xp

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My name is Tim. I go by nycubsfan. So you can probably figure I am from NY (Jackson Heights, Queens) & am a diehard Cubs fan. Only sport I root for a team not in NY. I have lived in Houston since 1991 when I came here with my job at British Airways. I love sports, history, politics & my family. I have 2 beautiful, amazing daughters from my 1st marriage. I am remarried & will be 12 years in October. I have been playing for over a year & have won 3 titles. Love the game & am the guy who always willing to make a trade :)

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Barista = Waitress
Flight Attendant = Sky Waitress

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The names Mike. I'm 51, grew up in St. Louis area, now live in Southern Indiana. Die hard Cards fan. Worked for STATS, Inc. scoring Cards games at Busch stadium when it was a start up. Seven kids, no grand kids. Can't remember when I started on PC, but I've been back about two years after a 4-5 year hiatus.

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Where at in Southern Indiana Mike? I grew up in a little town (Mt. Vernon) just below Evansville.

- The Sheik

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About 25 miles from IU.

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Down around the Bedford area? I'm somewhat familiar with that area.

- The Sheik

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Hey Now !!!! We prefer the term "showmen" rather then carnie...LOL.

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Mike, I like that Cardinal story !
I grew up and still live in central Illinois , right in the middle of Cub, Bear , Bulls, Blackhawks country . Of course I’m for the Cards , Packers, Celtics , and Stanley Cup winning Blues !
I have 5 kids and soon to be 4 grandkids and Im a young 57 .
Been on PC for awhile , a lot of fun and some great people here .

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Joey don't you have some dust to spread on the tilt a whirl? Or are you barking for the Yak Lady tonight?

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OUCH !!!!!

I don't work rides, I work games. Rides aren't worth the headache lol

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Or the gag reflex at certain times...

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Dan Mack - 53y.o. from West Bend, Wisconsin. I wasn't grumpy or old until my daughters became teenagers. I work with the paint process at John Deere's Wisconsin plant.

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Name is Joe, age 32, live about an hour east of Cleveland, been a Cleveland Indians fan my whole life. Just started here on PC and mobile app last month, June 2019

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The Indians and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - what more could you ask for ?

- The Sheik

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I am Randy, from Niagara Falls, Canada. Reds fan also. Name was misspelled supposed to be Shamskyfan, for my hero Art Shamsky.