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Forum: Football Sat Jan 05, 2013, 01:00pm
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By umpirebob71
I'll bet he was the only guy on the field during...

I'll bet he was the only guy on the field during games with a PH.D.
Forum: Football Thu Dec 06, 2012, 02:27pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,031
Posted By umpirebob71
A Big 10 official once told a group of us at a...

A Big 10 official once told a group of us at a clinic; "If you've never had an inadvertant whistle, I feel bad for you because there's one in your future."
Forum: Football Sun Nov 18, 2012, 02:36pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,045
Posted By umpirebob71
Possibly the greatest HS game I've ever seen. The...

Possibly the greatest HS game I've ever seen. The guys on the crew had to be exhausted.
Forum: Softball Fri Oct 12, 2012, 02:23pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By umpirebob71
Ahh, the Elbecos.

Ahh, the Elbecos.
Forum: Softball Fri Oct 12, 2012, 01:35pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By umpirebob71
Whatever shirt the ASA uses, they need to be...

Whatever shirt the ASA uses, they need to be changed. They breathe about as well as cast iron. Just way too uncomfortable in the heat of summer.
Forum: Softball Wed Oct 10, 2012, 09:48am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,713
Posted By umpirebob71
Some people have very vivid and active...

Some people have very vivid and active imaginations. How else can we describe where they get this stuff?
Forum: Football Wed Oct 03, 2012, 09:34am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,197
Posted By umpirebob71
In Ohio, the umpire is to blow the whistle as...

In Ohio, the umpire is to blow the whistle as soon as the ball is kicked on a try. The umpire is under the goal with the back judge.
Forum: Football Mon Oct 01, 2012, 02:10pm
Replies: 19
Views: 11,022
Posted By umpirebob71
Call Honigs and ask them. They supply the NFL...

Call Honigs and ask them. They supply the NFL guys with their uniforms.
Forum: Football Wed Sep 12, 2012, 11:38am
Replies: 81
Views: 5,431
Posted By umpirebob71
mo'tion n 1a moving;change of position 2 gesture...

mo'tion n 1a moving;change of position 2 gesture 3 proposal made at a meeting - v. make, or direct by, gestures. Webser's Dictionary
Forum: Football Fri Sep 07, 2012, 10:40am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,628
Posted By umpirebob71
+1

+1
Forum: Football Fri Sep 07, 2012, 10:34am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,682
Posted By umpirebob71
This happened to me only twice in 15 years. Both...

This happened to me only twice in 15 years. Both times we were paid in full.
Forum: Football Tue Sep 04, 2012, 01:28pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,053
Posted By umpirebob71
In Ohio it's the umpire's responsibility.

In Ohio it's the umpire's responsibility.
Forum: Softball Tue Aug 14, 2012, 10:47am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,203
Posted By umpirebob71
Or night. :D

Or night. :D
Forum: Football Thu Aug 02, 2012, 12:57pm
Replies: 37
Views: 10,556
Posted By umpirebob71
I wore the Reebok Zig all spring & summer to...

I wore the Reebok Zig all spring & summer to umpire in, and I'll never wear another shoe until they quit making them. I have a pair of Zigs in casual wear on my feet right now.
Forum: Softball Fri Jul 20, 2012, 07:59am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,795
Posted By umpirebob71
I was in Bloomington, Indiana about four years...

I was in Bloomington, Indiana about four years ago for 12-U, and we got $18.00 a game. My game fees didn't even pay for my gas. Three years ago in Sterling, Virginia, we got $25.00 a game.
Forum: Softball Thu Jul 19, 2012, 01:35pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,911
Posted By umpirebob71
Which is why I haven't worked an "adult" (and I...

Which is why I haven't worked an "adult" (and I use the term loosely) slow pitch game in two years, and I don't care if I ever work another. The actual children in fast pitch are much easier to deal...
Forum: Softball Mon Jul 16, 2012, 11:38am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,269
Posted By umpirebob71
If she has very hard water at her house, yes, it...

If she has very hard water at her house, yes, it could have caused the problem with your uniform shirts. If you can find a laundromat or someone that has soft water, wash the shirts a couple of times...
Forum: Softball Tue Jul 03, 2012, 09:02am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,542
Posted By umpirebob71
Wow, 8:03am. At least you got the insanity over...

Wow, 8:03am. At least you got the insanity over and done with nice and early!
Forum: Softball Wed May 23, 2012, 11:30am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,627
Posted By umpirebob71
If you're buying the ASA Fechs, buy them big....

If you're buying the ASA Fechs, buy them big. They usually run a couple of sizes small.
Forum: Softball Tue May 22, 2012, 12:14pm
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By umpirebob71
A guy I umpire with bought one these bags, and he...

A guy I umpire with bought one these bags, and he loves it.
Forum: Softball Tue May 22, 2012, 12:11pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,242
Posted By umpirebob71
I doubt there would be a possible play here on...

I doubt there would be a possible play here on the 3rd base runner. Why would she break for home with the ball first rolling up the baseline toward her, and then just rolling toward the dugout? I...
Forum: Softball Wed May 02, 2012, 08:45am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,185
Posted By umpirebob71
When she's out of the box.

When she's out of the box.
Forum: Softball Wed May 02, 2012, 08:43am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,435
Posted By umpirebob71
Probably, in fact, I'm sure you do.

Probably, in fact, I'm sure you do.
Forum: Softball Sun Apr 29, 2012, 02:22pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,435
Posted By umpirebob71
The nightmare partner.

I finally got stuck with the nightmare partner, last week. I'm the PU for the first game, and he stands next to me during the meeting at the plate, making what he thought to be some cute, and oh so...
Forum: Softball Tue Apr 10, 2012, 01:45pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,621
Posted By umpirebob71
I was once told that a ball that was lined down...

I was once told that a ball that was lined down the third baseline, and struck the left corner of the bag, couldn't be fair because "It hit the foul side of the bag, Blue!!!"
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