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Post#1 » by TheEnforcer » Fri Jan 7, 2011 7:08 pm

I didn't see this posted anywhere else, but the Sentinel has a brief video interview with Jack Nelson (The Sweater Vest Guy). He's the best.

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http://www.orlandosentinel.com/videobet ... -fan-chats
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Post#2 » by AdamTheGreek » Fri Jan 7, 2011 7:12 pm

Didn't think Jack was 85.

Also, I'm really worried about his healthy. He's lost a ton of weight since last year.
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Post#3 » by Nemesis21 » Fri Jan 7, 2011 7:55 pm

"Which ref would you say gives Dwight the hardest time? "

" Bob Delaney"


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Says he gets a card with that nights ref crew on it. He knows who the horrible ones are.
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Post#4 » by Nemesis21 » Fri Jan 7, 2011 7:56 pm

AdamTheGreek wrote:Didn't think Jack was 85.

Also, I'm really worried about his healthy. He's lost a ton of weight since last year.



+ 1 Here's to good health Jack :beer:
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Post#5 » by SubyWill » Fri Jan 7, 2011 7:56 pm

I hope he witnesses the Magic winning a championship!!!!
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Post#6 » by drsd » Fri Jan 7, 2011 8:43 pm

That was classic!


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Post#7 » by Neato » Fri Jan 7, 2011 8:50 pm

I've never heard him speak before, so this is cool. Next time they should ask him to explain the origin of his famous double arm throw down.
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Re: Sweater Vest Guy Interview 

Post#8 » by Hilltop » Fri Jan 7, 2011 9:22 pm

Someone should inform him of this board's tradition after each win.
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Re: Sweater Vest Guy Interview 

Post#9 » by TheEnforcer » Fri Jan 7, 2011 9:23 pm

Hilltop wrote:Someone should inform him of this board's tradition after each win.


He and his wife are in fact aware of it. They get a really big kick out of it.
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Re: Sweater Vest Guy Interview 

Post#10 » by paperboymafia » Fri Jan 7, 2011 9:33 pm

He offered me his whistle....I didnt take it!

classic.
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Post#11 » by BelgianMagic » Fri Jan 7, 2011 10:15 pm

Hehe, nice to see the man behind the legendary Sweater Vest :D

He would be a great poster on this board :lol:
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Post#12 » by ChosenSavior » Fri Jan 7, 2011 10:23 pm

Nemesis21 wrote:
AdamTheGreek wrote:Didn't think Jack was 85.

Also, I'm really worried about his healthy. He's lost a ton of weight since last year.



+ 1 Here's to good health Jack :beer:


+ 2 :beer:
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Post#13 » by GameOver25 » Sat Jan 8, 2011 12:59 am

I always pictured him being grouchy. I don't like to see him smile.
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Post#14 » by Nene » Sat Jan 8, 2011 1:00 am

BelgianMagic wrote:Hehe, nice to see the man behind the legendary Sweater Vest :D

He would be a great poster on this board :lol:


He probably doesn't know how to use the internet.
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Post#15 » by Adonis » Sat Jan 8, 2011 1:57 am

what a sweet old man
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Post#16 » by Big A All Day » Sat Jan 8, 2011 4:49 am

Bob Delany offered me his whistle..... AND I DIDNT TAKE IT


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Re: Sweater Vest Guy Interview 

Post#17 » by Devin 1L » Sat Jan 8, 2011 7:27 am

Haha! Awesome!

TheEnforcer wrote:
Hilltop wrote:Someone should inform him of this board's tradition after each win.


He and his wife are in fact aware of it. They get a really big kick out of it.


Just out of curiosity, how do you know? Friend? Relative?
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Post#18 » by MagicFan32 » Sat Jan 8, 2011 10:19 am

that guy is what all fans should be like!
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Re: Sweater Vest Guy Interview 

Post#19 » by bmwhigh » Sat Jan 8, 2011 12:53 pm

i sat four rows behind him the last 2 games and i made sure to tell him that we give out the sweater vest of the game to the best player after each game... he loves it, nice man, i love the double arm throwdown.... CLASSIC haha
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Post#20 » by ivDT » Sat Jan 8, 2011 1:31 pm

validity wrote:I've never heard him speak before, so this is cool. Next time they should ask him to explain the origin of his famous double arm throw down.


me neither. he actually doesn't sound the way you would expect him to. i kinda expected him to sound like archie bunker or something.

he doesn't "sound the way he looks", if that makes any sense. i remember feeling the same way about maurice evans when he played for us.
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