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Posted 10/03/2009   1:10 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add sfgoda to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks a lot Bob.....the stamps are great.



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Posted 10/03/2009   2:39 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add chequer to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks for clearing that up, David. If the Leafs were Canada's team I'd have to separate!
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Posted 10/03/2009   3:21 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add WpgLwr to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Well, actually, back in the days of the "Original 6" (pre-1967), the Maple Leafs were very much "English Canada's Team".

However, with the addition of Vancouver, Calgary (transplanted from Atlanta), Edmonton and Winnipeg (both ex-WHA teams, the latter now in Phoenix), and Ottawa, the Leafs have been pretty much demoted to laughing stock of the NHL because they are so hapless. They are the butt of jokes, as in:

Q: How do you know when it's spring in Toronto?
A: The Leafs are out! (i.e., "out" = no longer playing because of their poor performance, and not "out of the playoffs" because they never make the playoffs!)

and:

Q: What do we (in Winnipeg) now have in common with Toronto?
A: We don't have a hockey team either! (told in the late '90s, after the Winnipeg Jets decamped and became the Phoenix Coyotes).

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Posted 10/04/2009   5:29 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add sharksfan11 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
WpgLwr you are too funny. The leafs have a couple of former Sharks on their team. By the way who is your team? Obviously my team is the Sharks.
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Posted 10/04/2009   6:42 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add WpgLwr to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I follow two teams:



because I grew up in Vancouver and followed them from Day One; and



because we knew Vancouver never really had a chance of winning the Cup, so we all had alternate favorite teams, who could:

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Posted 10/05/2009   11:42 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add WpgLwr to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi Crazybob -- stamps arrived today, and they're lovely. Many thanks!
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