Geno as you've never heard him...with translation

Discussion in 'UConn Women's Basketball' started by Biff, Oct 1, 2011.

  1. Biff

    Biff Mega Monster Moderator

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    Here's a truncated snip from the Geno interview. Some subtitles included to clarify what is going on. ;)

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  2. speedoo

    speedoo Big Apple Big Dog

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    biff... You rascal!!
  3. pap49cba

    pap49cba The Supreme Linkster

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    Biff... what can I say? Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  4. Biff

    Biff Mega Monster Moderator

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    My Italian may be a little rusty.
  5. Wonkster

    Wonkster Popular Poster

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    Hysterical! An instant Boneyard Classic!
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  6. VAMike23

    VAMike23 The Virginian

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    LMAO !!!! Love it !!

    I nominate Biff for "Best Post on the New Boneyard To Date"

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  7. Samanthabrown3

    Samanthabrown3 Popular Poster

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    I second that motion! And then I suggest that we all look for a REAL job for Biff!
  8. Dairyair

    Dairyair Popular Poster

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    TOO funny, Biff! And Samantha, do you mean this isn't his real job? I've heard that the mods make a fortune!
  9. FairView

    FairView Mad Man

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    Even funnier the second time I watched it. Thanks for a great laugh.
  10. tomcat

    tomcat Popular Poster

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    Wonderful. I always wondered what he thought of the Boneyard. It took a trip to Italy to find out.
  11. Icebear

    Icebear Andlig Ledare

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    Geno's Italian apparently was causing the digital translator stress and resulted in numerous ridiculous spellings.

    What can I say? Except I watch this at 8:00 in the morning and now I am supposed to preach with a straight face. A blessed World Communion Sunday to all of you across the many denominations that participate.
  12. semper

    semper Paleographer

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    This was GREAT. I showed it to my Italian speaking spouse, who never understands what I am doing with this basketball stuff; thought it was a riot. First score ever in our house for the Boneyard.
  13. ndmb

    ndmb Popular Poster

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    hahaha
  14. rbny1

    rbny1 Gotham Husky Fanatic

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    Priceless.
  15. CL82

    CL82 We're UConn. We're bred to cut down nets.

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    Great stuff Biff! A classic!

    It earned a shout out from John Altavilla.

    Boneyard props
  16. ericsandiego

    ericsandiego Cronus

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    that was really great. my favorite was his answer to whether he'd consider moderating the BY and he answered "maybe, someday, when he's reduced to eating oatmeal and yogurt." i'm no cunning linguist, but it did sound to me like his Italian is really pretty good, but that he speaks it with a bit of an American accent...
  17. dannykuconn

    dannykuconn Cheerman of Board

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    195-0 Who would be crazy enough to predict that? Tony?
  18. DaddyChoc

    DaddyChoc Popular Poster

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    Johnny A needs to update his Boneyard link (on his blog page) it sends us to the OLD Scout Boneyard
  19. Tonyc

    Tonyc Optimus Prime

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    Wow the world famous Boneyard mentioned in Italy. Maybe the mods can tell us who around the world reads the Boneyard.
  20. Biff

    Biff Mega Monster Moderator

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    Eh, Tony. You know that is a spoof right? :)
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  21. RadyLady

    RadyLady Musician and UConn Basketball fan

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    Hey Biff,
    That was hilarious! Thanks for the great laugh to start my week! Cheers!!

    RL
  22. JS

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    Anwar Al-Awlaki, when he's not fiddling with his own website "Inspire."

    Haven't noticed him online for the past few days.
  23. Icebear

    Icebear Andlig Ledare

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    Naughty boy, JS.

    BTW, were you the one who called in his location.
  24. AboutWeston

    AboutWeston Artiste Extraordinaire

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    Fantastic post, Biff - since I do not speak Italian, I am not sure when the fake translation began or ended:)!
  25. pinotbear

    pinotbear Silly Ol' Bear

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    That was wonderful. Except, of course, the foolish notion that some of us think we're bears. First, we rarely think. Second, we are bears - unthinking ones, perhaps, but bears nonetheless.
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  26. JS

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    Let's just say when we ban them, they stay banned.
  27. Biff

    Biff Mega Monster Moderator

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    Hey JS. Are you back in Connecticut or are you still at the Langley office?
  28. Tonyc

    Tonyc Optimus Prime

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    Spoof I thought all Italians read English especially the Boneyard . LOL Great job Biff. You are really unbeleivable.
  29. temery

    temery (\/) ( ;,,,; ) (\/)

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    In the past week we did have 182 visits from Italy.

  30. Phil

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    Excellent!!!!
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