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Post#1 Wiretap Suggestions and Corrections
Mon Apr 5, 2010 10:25 pm by Winterpeg

This thread is strictly for notifying us of errors in our Wiretap news items and discussion about how we can improve the feature. Please try to keep on topic and let us know what you think.
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Post#2 Re: Wiretap Suggestions and Corrections
Tue Apr 6, 2010 1:46 am by darth_federer

Can I ask who compiles the wiretap and how they compile it?
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Post#3 Re: Wiretap Suggestions and Corrections
Wed Apr 7, 2010 3:07 pm by ZedgetRedd

Raiders Sign Former First-Rounder Cooper

The Raiders have signed defensive lineman Chris Cooper, the first free agent they've added this offseason who did not play in Oakland last year.

Cooper was a sixth-round pick by the Raiders in 2001 and spent three seasons with the team.

That's the wiretap said.

"Cooper was a sixth round pick by the Raiders in 2001 and spent three seasons with the team."
The title stated that the "Raiders sign former first rounder Cooper"
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Post#4 Re: Wiretap Suggestions and Corrections
Wed Apr 7, 2010 4:33 pm by CR Reina

darth_federer wrote:Can I ask who compiles the wiretap and how they compile it?


Wiretap is compiled by multiple people (mostly Andrew Perna, but also myself and a few others) throughout the day to make sure we have someone adding stories around the clock.

We find stories by checking in on as many people who cover sports as frequently as possible.
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Post#5 Re: Wiretap Suggestions and Corrections
Fri Apr 16, 2010 8:08 am by raps4life~

Pacers president Larry Bird says that he's never heard team owner Herb Simon say he would relocate the club.

Bird did admit that he's heard team owner Herb Simon say he would relocate the team.


WTF :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:


http://basketball.realgm.com/src_wireta ... will_move/
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Post#6 Re: Wiretap Suggestions and Corrections
Mon Apr 26, 2010 2:19 am by Buck You

raps4life~ wrote:
Pacers president Larry Bird says that he's never heard team owner Herb Simon say he would relocate the club.

Bird did admit that he's heard team owner Herb Simon say he would relocate the team.


WTF :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:


http://basketball.realgm.com/src_wireta ... will_move/

:lol: :lol: :lol: That's gold, wow.
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Post#7 Re: Wiretap Suggestions and Corrections
Sat May 22, 2010 11:04 am by Hassassin

Another report states that the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder are two additional teams on Bosh's wish list, previously reported to include the Bulls, Heat, Knicks and Lakers.


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Which report was this? You guys don't even link it to the right article.
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Post#8 Re: Wiretap Suggestions and Corrections
Mon May 24, 2010 6:31 pm by WesWesley

http://basketball.realgm.com/src_wireta ... need_work/

Would you have a wiretap that says "Jeff Van Gundy Acknowledges He's Bald"?
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Post#9 Re: Wiretap Suggestions and Corrections
Thu Jun 17, 2010 2:30 am by Fencer reregistered

Title error on today's McHale/Garnett item.

What's being blamed on what is the wrong way around.
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Post#10 Yet Another Award Winning WT Headline
Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:23 pm by defjux21

http://www.realgm.com/src_wiretap_archi ... harlotte/#

Sherron Collins Gets Shot In Charlotte

Kansas guard Sherron Collins went undrafted on Thursday night, but will get a chance to make it in the NBA.

Collins will play for the Bobcats' summer league team next month.

"I was just told - and it's probably already been reported - Sherron Collins will play summer league with Charlotte," Jeff Goodman of FOX Sports wrote on his Twitter page.


Cmon WT writers. You're better than that!
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Post#11 Re: Yet Another Award Winning WT Headline
Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:29 pm by BobbyLight

Glad I'm not the only one who thought this was crazy.
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Post#12 Re: Yet Another Award Winning WT Headline
Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:29 pm by Vitamin

:nonono:
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Post#13 Re: Yet Another Award Winning WT Headline
Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:30 pm by HootieRules

:nonono:
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Post#14 Re: Yet Another Award Winning WT Headline
Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:30 pm by Guy986

The Realgm wiretap, where BS happens. I'm surprised people still read them.
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Post#15 Re: Yet Another Award Winning WT Headline
Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:31 pm by The MVPlaya

RIDICULOUS.
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Post#16 Re: Yet Another Award Winning WT Headline
Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:32 pm by Meeks

I seriously think it was done on purpose. It IS the off-season. :wink:
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Post#17 Re: Yet Another Award Winning WT Headline
Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:37 pm by 96 Til Infiniti

Would have been funnier if it had been in Washington.

But sometimes I think the WT Headlines are purposely structured that way to get more hits. Though I agree it is idiotic.
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Post#18 Re: Yet Another Award Winning WT Headline
Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:42 pm by DirtyDez

Who's the actual person that writes these things and how much do they get paid?
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Post#19 Re: Yet Another Award Winning WT Headline
Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:43 pm by BooRadley

I totally clicked on the link thinking he got shot. I really don't think the WT writers are qualified journalists, so it makes sense.
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Post#20 Re: Yet Another Award Winning WT Headline
Fri Jun 25, 2010 5:02 pm by retrospect24

Meeks wrote:I seriously think it was done on purpose. It IS the off-season. :wink:


It was definitely done on purpose.
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