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The Bad Guy
04-25-2005, 11:16 AM
Well, I returned home from NYC last night, and it was a great time.

I arrived at the draft around 10:30, sat next to some wonderful people (one of which was a 13-year old Saints fan who looked exactly like the kid from Bad Santa and his mom. Great people..kid was crushed that the Saints didn't trade up for DJ) and I received MANY heckles about the Chiefs D.

The 2 most annoying fans at the draft are the Cowboys and Jets fans. These two team's fans walk around the draft like they own the place and their teams are like the Patriots. I don't into several arguments with them and during each one, I asked myself, "why are you arguing with these retards?"

I was literally 10 feet away from the ESPN set. Berman is extremely personable during breaks, Mortensen never looked at the crowd, Torry Holt is one of the most feminime men I have ever seen and Mel Kiper looks like Mr. Gameshow in person. On day 2, Golic interacted with the fans all the time, Kolber couldn't be bothered. She is a real bitch.

When the Vikings selected Williamson, I for sure thought that the Redskins would take Williams, when they didn't, I thought DJ would possibly fall, but never thought it would be to 15.

There were about 4 Chiefs fans in the draft room. They were chanting Derrick Johnson for the full 15 minutes the Chiefs were on the clock, then some people started chanting Derek Jeter over those people. Pretty funny.

When DJ was picked, I didn't say much, just jumped around a little bit and sat back down because I felt bad for the kid next to me because he really wanted DJ and was near tears after the Saints took an Olineman (I felt bad because his mom just told me his dad passed away and things have been difficult on him). Normally, I wouldn't care because I'm an asshole.

I was interviewed by USA Today for some story they are doing about the fans thoughts on their teams draft picks. I don't know if it's going to be in USA Today Sports Weekly or the daily pub.

But if you plan on going to the draft, bring something to help pass the time. It's a LONG day and you can get bored very easilly. It's a great time for the first round, but after that it gets boring REAL fast.

I sat next to Roy Firestone in the fan area. Real nice guy.

Back at my hotel, I shared an elevator and a conversation with Francisco Cordero, closer for the Rangers. The team was staying at the hotel I was at.

I even stayed for all of Day 2 so I could get tickets for next year sent to me without having to wait in the line the morning of the draft. Sitting through 7 hours of those picks greatly tests your patience.

All in all, it was a GREAT time and the perfect weekend if you're a Chiefs fan. For the first time since 1997, I'm happy with the Chiefs draft.

ROYC75
04-25-2005, 11:19 AM
Sounds like a nice trip !

Props !

BigChiefFan
04-25-2005, 11:23 AM
I think you may have been on T.V. very briefly. Were you wearing a Gonzo jersey and hanging out with an Eagles fan? Your brother, perhaps? I saw two guys standing up and the Eagles guy pointed to the Gonzo jersey. I was thinkng that may be Frank and his brother when I watched it.

CosmicPal
04-25-2005, 11:25 AM
Dude...that was a nice read. Very interesting, and thanks for sharing.

Next time I run into Suzy, I'll be sure to tell her you said, "Hi."

The Bad Guy
04-25-2005, 11:26 AM
I think you may have been on T.V. very briefly. Were you wearing a Gonzo jersey and hanging out with an Eagles fan? Your brother, perhaps? I saw two guys standing up and the Eagles guy pointed to the Gonzo jersey. I was thinkng that may be Frank and his brother when I watched it.

No, I was in a Dante jersey.

Those guys were about 3 rows up from me. The one guy had a Gonzo jersey and the other kid had a Jets shirt. He was one asshole Jets fan I was talking about.

BigChiefFan
04-25-2005, 11:29 AM
No, I was in a Dante jersey.

Those guys were about 3 rows up from me. The one guy had a Gonzo jersey and the other kid had a Jets shirt. He was one asshole Jets fan I was talking about.
Like I said it was very brief. That's still cool you got to go. I was a little disappointed in the ESPN coverage this year, but it still looks like a great experience.

KevB
04-25-2005, 11:32 AM
No, I was in a Dante jersey.

Those guys were about 3 rows up from me. The one guy had a Gonzo jersey and the other kid had a Jets shirt. He was one asshole Jets fan I was talking about.

I saw someone there with a Chiefs helmet....

Merril Hoge
04-25-2005, 11:34 AM
Kolber couldn't be bothered. She is a real bitch.

I can vouch for that.

HemiEd
04-25-2005, 11:35 AM
Good job and very interesting report, thanks! I would suspect Phil has you in mind on the future Chiefs Planet upgrades mentioned?

Count Alex's Losses
04-25-2005, 11:36 AM
Back at my hotel, I shared an elevator and a conversation with Francisco Cordero, closer for the Rangers. The team was staying at the hotel I was at.

That's awesome! Texas is my team.

redhed
04-25-2005, 11:38 AM
Great read, and thanks for the report!
I don't know if I'd have the patience to sit through the 2nd day.
I knew there was sumpin' 'bout 'ol Sooze. Not kissin' Broadway Joe, WTF?!? Wotta bizsnatch.

siberian khatru
04-25-2005, 11:39 AM
I can vouch for that.

Just because she turned down your threesome offer.

Great story, Frank!

tomahawk kid
04-25-2005, 11:44 AM
I would have gone ahead and grabbed Suzy's ass.

I bet she would have "interacted" with you then......

:)

Skip Towne
04-25-2005, 11:47 AM
I can vouch for that.
I'll bet she is saying the same thing about you.

Brock
04-25-2005, 11:50 AM
I can vouch for that.

so can Joe Namath.

tomahawk kid
04-25-2005, 02:25 PM
Just out of curiousity, how much are tickets to the draft?

JimNasium
04-25-2005, 02:45 PM
Isn't Kolber a muncher of carpets? NTTAWWT.

The Bad Guy
04-25-2005, 02:46 PM
Just out of curiousity, how much are tickets to the draft?

Free.

You just have to do 1 of 2 things to get tickets. Go to the entire day 2 of the previous year, or sit outside from 4 AM until they hand out the armbands to get in the draft.

KChiefs1
04-25-2005, 02:51 PM
Who was the kid who kept jumping in front of the camera's wearing his Chiefs hat & shirt?

Skip Towne
04-25-2005, 02:57 PM
Isn't Kolber a muncher of carpets? NTTAWWT.
Somebody asked her about boyfriends and she said she had a "long time live in" but didn't elaborate. I think she is a muncher of carpets.

JimNasium
04-25-2005, 02:59 PM
Who was the kid who kept jumping in front of the camera's wearing his Chiefs hat & shirt?
That was the bad guy. ROFL

tomahawk kid
04-25-2005, 03:06 PM
Somebody asked her about boyfriends and she said she had a "long time live in" but didn't elaborate. I think she is a muncher of carpets.

That's been the rumor for some time.

tk13
04-25-2005, 03:18 PM
Free.

You just have to do 1 of 2 things to get tickets. Go to the entire day 2 of the previous year, or sit outside from 4 AM until they hand out the armbands to get in the draft.
Haha, an endurance test. That is a cool story.

philfree
04-25-2005, 04:50 PM
Sounds like an awsome experience. :clap:


PhilFree:arrow:

shaneo69
04-25-2005, 08:46 PM
Bad Guy is our good luck charm. He is now required to attend the draft each year until the next time CP botches the 1st rounder.

Inspector
04-25-2005, 09:20 PM
Great read Bad Guy!

Thanks for sharing the experience. I say we need to keep you going to the future drafts seeing how your influence seemed to work well this year! :thumb:

C-Mac
04-25-2005, 09:25 PM
Nice read......thanks!
Let us know if you make it in the US Today paper.

Crush
04-25-2005, 09:27 PM
Good read. Thanks.

whoman69
04-25-2005, 09:34 PM
You should have gotten a bunch of guys together and when she was making an important point all shout out, "Suzy, we want to kiss you."

Skip Towne
04-25-2005, 09:37 PM
You done good for us Bad Guy, you done good!!