UConn to Belfast in 2018

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  1. brasssbonanzaa

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  3. Waquoit

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    If you travel to any games, don't ask for Jameson's at the pub. You will get the Scalito kicked out of you.
     
  4. JeannoCT

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    Road trip ...
     
  5. FrostyNuggets

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    I asked for Jameson at the hut between 9 and 10 at Royal Portrush last year, caddie threatened to quit if I didn't switch to Bushmills. He wasn't joking, I switched. On the 10th, I had 180 to the green. I hit a grounder that stopped pin high, 8 feet. Caddie says, "That's what we here call a 'stepmom'; you're on it, but you shouldn't be"

    Out of curiosity, I looked up the SSE Belfast arena website and looked at seating plans. For ice hockey..they use a quarter of the arena's seating. For basketball...they use half of the arena's seating. For darts....they use the full capacity.
     
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  6. Butch

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    Darts are pretty big in Europe. God have mercy on us.
     
  7. The Viking

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    Is the anger at Jameson's because it's an Irish whiskey and not a United Kingdom whiskey like Bushmills is?
     
  8. SAMCRO

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    Yes. Jameson is made in Cork/Ireland (Catholic) and Bushmill is made in Northern Ireland (Protestant). It's more about supporting the home town distillery than religion or politics. I mean they love thier Guinness in Belfast.

    Here's the irony. John Jameson, the founder of Jameson's, was Scottish and protestant.
     
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  9. FrostyNuggets

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    It was a regional thing for me, the Bushmills distillery is right around the corner from Portrush.