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The Ted Leonsis Appreciation Thread

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The Ted Leonsis Appreciation Thread 

Post#1 » by AFM » Thu Nov 17, 2016 6:39 pm

This board has gotten too negative recently, and IMO, too much of the blame has been cast on Ted, rather than plain and simple bad luck!

This is the thread where we can think of the positives Ted has brought to this team!


I'll go first:

Ted changed the awful blue jersey scheme back to something much more appropriate!


Uh, anyone else want to chime in....
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Re: The Ted Leonsis Appreciation Thread 

Post#2 » by MikeTheKid » Thu Nov 17, 2016 6:42 pm

Well he did grandfather in season ticket plans that have been held for a long time like my dads


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Re: The Ted Leonsis Appreciation Thread 

Post#3 » by long suffrin' boulez fan » Thu Nov 17, 2016 6:47 pm

He's stood up for affirmative action of a sort, refusing to fire an incompetent, completely unqualified GM.

Dumb, lazy white men of Hungarian origin deserve a chance to earn millions while running an organization into the ground. That privilege shouldn't be reserved for CEOs of major financial institutions.
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Re: The Ted Leonsis Appreciation Thread 

Post#4 » by tontoz » Thu Nov 17, 2016 6:53 pm

He lost weight.
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Post#5 » by Chocolate City Jordanaire » Thu Nov 17, 2016 6:55 pm

He stayed wealthy.

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Re: The Ted Leonsis Appreciation Thread 

Post#6 » by AFM » Thu Nov 17, 2016 6:57 pm

tontoz wrote:He lost weight.


Fairly certain he had lipo, just based on the timeline
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Post#7 » by AFM » Thu Nov 17, 2016 6:58 pm

Chocolate City Jordanaire wrote:He stayed wealthy.

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I thought Christians considered poverty a virtue?

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Re: The Ted Leonsis Appreciation Thread 

Post#8 » by Dat2U » Thu Nov 17, 2016 7:24 pm

Urinal cakes. We've got top notch urinal cakes.
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Re: The Ted Leonsis Appreciation Thread 

Post#9 » by thricethefun » Thu Nov 17, 2016 7:49 pm

He has a good regular season hockey team
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Re: The Ted Leonsis Appreciation Thread 

Post#10 » by montestewart » Thu Nov 17, 2016 8:57 pm

He's politically aware

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He has a sharp business mind

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He's the founder of Porate Nership

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His favorite statue is Mount Rushmore

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His head emits his name

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And, admit it, the guy's a baller

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Post#11 » by AFM » Thu Nov 17, 2016 8:59 pm

Lmao that quote...

He really has a way with words
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Re: The Ted Leonsis Appreciation Thread 

Post#12 » by payitforward » Thu Nov 17, 2016 9:58 pm

AFM wrote:
Chocolate City Jordanaire wrote:He stayed wealthy.

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I thought Christians considered poverty a virtue?

"It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle..."


"It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for Ted Leonsis to fire Ernie Grunfeld."
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Re: The Ted Leonsis Appreciation Thread 

Post#13 » by payitforward » Thu Nov 17, 2016 10:01 pm

montestewart wrote:He's politically aware

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He has a sharp business mind

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He's the founder of Porate Nership

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His favorite statue is Mount Rushmore

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His head emits his name

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His head emits his image

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And, admit it, the guy's a baller

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Re: The Ted Leonsis Appreciation Thread 

Post#14 » by cwb3 » Thu Nov 17, 2016 11:57 pm

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Re: The Ted Leonsis Appreciation Thread 

Post#15 » by AFM » Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:06 am

You guys don't appreciate Theodore!
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Post#16 » by cwb3 » Fri Nov 18, 2016 1:10 am

Ted on Wiz radio during halftime. Appointment listening!
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Re: The Ted Leonsis Appreciation Thread 

Post#17 » by MJG » Fri Nov 18, 2016 1:10 am

Ted has provided me with with hundreds of extra hours free each year, now that I no longer feel any need to watch, discuss, or otherwise engage with the Washington Wizards. Only a very select group of owners have provided that kind of gift to their fans.
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Re: The Ted Leonsis Appreciation Thread 

Post#18 » by cwb3 » Fri Nov 18, 2016 1:14 am

Whoops, replay from yesterday. Boilerplate bulls$$t.
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Re: The Ted Leonsis Appreciation Thread 

Post#19 » by doclinkin » Fri Nov 18, 2016 1:16 am

payitforward wrote:
montestewart wrote:
He's the founder of Porate Nership

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Post#20 » by Chocolate City Jordanaire » Fri Nov 18, 2016 1:19 am

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Chocolate City Jordanaire wrote:He stayed wealthy.

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I thought Christians considered poverty a virtue?

"It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle..."

From what I read on his wiki page he is a philanthropist and he has Greek Orthodox background. A mentor from a religious school is the reason he got into computers in the first place.

I won't joke about the man's eternal fate because who knows?



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