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Forum: Basketball Mon Mar 21, 2016, 07:57am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,402
Posted By BatteryPowered
My personal opinion... STOP WHINING! ...

My personal opinion...

STOP WHINING!

Life's not all about your poor little feelings. Guess what...at times in your life someone is going to say or do something, or something is going to...
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 17, 2016, 01:23pm
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By BatteryPowered
Uhh...that wasn't a yes of no question. :D

Uhh...that wasn't a yes of no question. :D
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 17, 2016, 01:19pm
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By BatteryPowered
Quick Question

Maybe it is because I don't call a lot of boys...and don't call college.

Ball in going through the net (entirely pass the rim but still touching net) and an offensive player who has jumped for...
Forum: Basketball Mon Mar 14, 2016, 09:05am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,950
Posted By BatteryPowered
This...especially if the call is on a player of a...

This...especially if the call is on a player of a chirping coach. Let's the coach know we both saw the same thing.
Forum: Basketball Fri Mar 11, 2016, 04:08pm
Replies: 45
Views: 5,188
Posted By BatteryPowered
Everyone needs to be careful with their hoity...

Everyone needs to be careful with their hoity toity attitudes related to the filing of taxes. Are you 100% certain you are following every rule about mileage and expenses?

If you have a very...
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 10, 2016, 10:51am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,157
Posted By BatteryPowered
This! I have never kidded myself in thinking...

This!

I have never kidded myself in thinking I should be working the top games or even have my schedule full of match-ups that most people would look at and think were above average. I understand...
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 10, 2016, 10:05am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,157
Posted By BatteryPowered
Sat down last night and mentally laid out the...

Sat down last night and mentally laid out the pros and cons...and pondered everything that has happened and the conversations over the last year. I even called two people I have known for years and...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 09, 2016, 03:52pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,157
Posted By BatteryPowered
I received a response to the email...such as it...

I received a response to the email...such as it is.

First, I started the email by saying I understood that he would always select officials for games based on their exhibited ability and if I...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 09, 2016, 02:32pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,157
Posted By BatteryPowered
My son (a former official) called me last night...

My son (a former official) called me last night asking about a play. I came here to see if the video was posted...it was and I could answer his question so thanks.

I read the replies on this and...
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 08, 2016, 01:01pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,157
Posted By BatteryPowered
It's not the definition of insanity...

…but it is close.

Over the last three weeks, since my last game, I have been reflecting and evaluating my personal situation. For the most part, I enjoy the time I am actually on the court…but...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 02, 2016, 05:34pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,608
Posted By BatteryPowered
At least in Texas, this is not an issue as the...

At least in Texas, this is not an issue as the semi-finals for three of the six classes are played on Thursday with the remainder played on Friday. Finals are played on Saturday. All games at the...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 02, 2016, 12:07pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,608
Posted By BatteryPowered
Unless I misunderstood, in Texas the first two...

Unless I misunderstood, in Texas the first two rounds of the playoffs are assigned by the local chapter. The participating schools agree on the chapter to use and typically leave it to the chapter...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 02, 2016, 11:33am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,320
Posted By BatteryPowered
Why not? Seems the consensus is that 1 second...

Why not? Seems the consensus is that 1 second was too much time to put back on the clock but that is doesn't matter as the shot got off before the time would have expired anyway.

So...let's move...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 02, 2016, 08:58am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,320
Posted By BatteryPowered
In Texas, our Class A high schools have an...

In Texas, our Class A high schools have an student population of 104 or less (they play 6-man football) and in the playoffs there will be crowds as large as the one in the video.
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 01, 2016, 04:10pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,320
Posted By BatteryPowered
Well, since the release at the end was at 0.7...

Well, since the release at the end was at 0.7 (meaning 0.3 ran off) then it is a moot point :D
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 01, 2016, 04:06pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,320
Posted By BatteryPowered
From what I can see on the clock in the...

From what I can see on the clock in the background I tend to agree. However, isn't a timeout technically granted when acknowledged by the official and not when he hits the whistle? That may be why...
Forum: Basketball Mon Feb 29, 2016, 02:56pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By BatteryPowered
"You can't fix stupid." Ron White ...

"You can't fix stupid."
Ron White

:D
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 19, 2016, 09:05am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,015
Posted By BatteryPowered
At least for me...I have realized that when I am...

At least for me...I have realized that when I am hearing the fans I am going through a stretch where I am not on top of my game. It may be I am disgusted with myself for kicking something in a tight...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 17, 2016, 03:51pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,015
Posted By BatteryPowered
Yep...I'm not clever enough to come up with...

Yep...I'm not clever enough to come up with anything overly creative.

BTW...I know of at least two others in our association with pacemakers.
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 17, 2016, 01:41pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,015
Posted By BatteryPowered
Total of nine years...with a forced medical break...

Total of nine years...with a forced medical break of five years between years seven and eight.

I started late in life as well.
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 17, 2016, 12:57pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,015
Posted By BatteryPowered
I learned it is getting close to being time to...

I learned it is getting close to being time to take that long hard look at things.

I took a short look during the last week (my last game for the year was probably last night) and have set a few...
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 11, 2016, 03:48pm
Replies: 80
Views: 6,226
Posted By BatteryPowered
Is that a swipe at the conference or a vote for...

Is that a swipe at the conference or a vote for the officials?

If a swipe at the conference...how sad is it that they have no (or little) credibility?

If for the officials, what difference does...
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 05, 2016, 10:16am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,826
Posted By BatteryPowered
Well that was fun

First, I was a little surprised to get the assignment late Wednesday for the JV double header. That suggested someone was taken out of the game (or removed themselves) and that was confirmed when my...
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 04, 2016, 03:56pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,396
Posted By BatteryPowered
This is not a true blanket statement. The...

This is not a true blanket statement. The general basis of all Good Samaritan Laws is to "offer legal protection to people who give reasonable [emphasis added] assistance to those who are, or who...
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 04, 2016, 02:47pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,396
Posted By BatteryPowered
Well, since you shouldn't perform CPR unless...

Well, since you shouldn't perform CPR unless there is no pulse and the patient is not breathing you are probably safe. Since no pulse and breath means the person is DEAD. Can't really make the...
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