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Thursday, October 26, 2006

Duke Case: Obsession

Consider yourself obsessed with the Duke lacrosse case a.k.a. "hoax" if you can answer "yes" or agree with three or more of these statements.

  1. You can force yourself to read an entire Michael Gaynor article without zoning out. Bonus points if you read a week's worth. Big bonus if you've read them all.

  2. You can force yourself to read an entire Cash Michaels article without clicking the "back" arrow first.

  3. You stay up to until midnight to see what KC Johnson has posted at Wonderland.

  4. You can name two or more members of the "Group of 88."

  5. The names "Jakki" or "Couch" mean something.

  6. You know who Jeralyn Merritt or Joan Foster is.

  7. You read something about the Duke lacrosse hoax every day.

  8. You are pissed off at anyone of the following: Richard Brodhead, the Herald-Sun, Bob Ashley, Steve Monks, or the News & Observer.

  9. You know who Ruth is.

  10. You know the address of the Duke lacrosse party house.

  11. You know who Kathleen Eckelt is.

  12. You know who: LTC8K9, Tony, Photios, and imho are.

  13. You know how many Bret's or Matt's were on the 05-'06 Duke lacrosse team.

  14. You would like to have a baseball bat and a Mike Nifong pinata hanging in your garage.

related:

Why Are We So Obsessed With This Case? [forums.talkleft.com]

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