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Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Saturday, December 25, 2010 - 11:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Don't believe it? Well, it's right there for all to see.
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Posted on Saturday, December 25, 2010 - 11:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It = the news? An article in the newspaper? Online? Yahoo News or similar? First it = second it? Today = today, December 25, 2010? True story? I = you, Balin?
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Posted on Saturday, December 25, 2010 - 11:42 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It = the news? No An article in the newspaper? Noish Online? Ditto Yahoo News or similar? First it = second it? Yesish/Yope True story? Yes

Today = today, December 25, 2010? No - see next I = you, Balin? The title is a lyric from the classic "A Day in the Life," but there is a connection to "it."
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Posted on Saturday, December 25, 2010 - 11:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Argh...now I'm completely confused, lol. *carefully sorts through this*

An article...in a magazine? An article at all?

It = an object? Tangible? Intangible?
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Posted on Saturday, December 25, 2010 - 11:49 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Argh...now I'm completely confused, lol. *carefully sorts through this*

An article...in a magazine? An article at all? Well, an event that was reported in many articles.

It = an object? It #1 is the event. It #2 is an object that is the center of the event. Tangible? Yes Intangible?
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A global event?
Christmas relevant?
Balin (Balin)
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A global event? No
Christmas relevant? No
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Is the event one that occurs regularly? A ceremony? A sporting event?

Is the event located on a particular continent? In a particular country? Or is it happening in many places?

Is it a current event, or has it happened previously? Is it a planned event for the future? LTPF lists of centuries/decades?
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Is the event one that occurs regularly? No A ceremony? No A sporting event? Yes

Is the event located on a particular continent? Yes In a particular country? Yes, and to save you the trouble of the LTPF list, it happened in the United States. Or is it happening in many places? No

Is it a current event, No or has it happened previously? Yes Is it a planned event for the future? No LTPF lists of centuries/decades? 2000s
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AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA,
HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD,
MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ,
NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC,
SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY?
Balin (Balin)
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AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA,
HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD,
MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ,
NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC,
SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY?

The event happened in New York, and the object is in New York.
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2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009?

9/11 relevant?
Balin (Balin)
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2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009? 2004

9/11 relevant? No
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(Don't know what I was thinking...you said sporting event...lol)

October 16 – The New York Yankees defeat the Boston Red Sox 19–8 in Game 3 of Major League Baseball's American League Championship Series. The game, which pushes the Yankees to a 3–0 series lead, sets a record for longest nine-inning baseball game.
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October 16 – The New York Yankees defeat the Boston Red Sox 19–8 in Game 3 of Major League Baseball's American League Championship Series. The game, which pushes the Yankees to a 3–0 series lead, sets a record for longest nine-inning baseball game. Wrong game, right series.
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Posted on Sunday, December 26, 2010 - 6:09 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

*sighs at Wikipedia for only listing one of the games in the list of 2004 events*

Game 1
Tuesday, October 12, 2004 at Yankee Stadium (I) in Bronx, New York
Boston Red Sox 7
NY Yankees 10

Game 2
Wednesday, October 13, 2004 at Yankee Stadium (I) in Bronx, New York
Boston Red Sox 1
NY Yankees 3

Oh...Game 3 was in Boston. *facepalm* As were 4 and 5.

Game 6
Tuesday, October 19, 2004 at Yankee Stadium (I) in Bronx, New York
Boston Red Sox 4
NY Yankees 2

Game 7
Wednesday, October 20, 2004 at Yankee Stadium (I) in Bronx, New York
Boston Red Sox 10
NY Yankees 3

Boston 4, NY Yankees 3 (total games) as NY had 1 win in Boston, to Boston's 2, so the Red Sox went on to the World Series.
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Posted on Sunday, December 26, 2010 - 6:11 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

[list redacted for space] Game 6
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(Thank you, Wikipedia...)

Game 6 was held on Tuesday, October 19 at Yankee Stadium. The starting pitchers were Curt Schilling of the Red Sox and Jon Lieber of the Yankees. Schilling pitched with a torn tendon sheath in his right ankle, which was sutured in place in an unprecedented procedure by Red Sox team doctors. The teams played the first few innings scoreless, but in the fourth inning, Boston struck first with a two-out single by Jason Varitek, driving in Kevin Millar. Mark Bellhorn, who had struggled the entire series, then drove a fair hit into the left field stands. The ball struck a fan in the chest and dropped back onto the field, after which left field umpire Jim Joyce signaled the ball to be still in play, prompting Boston manager Terry Francona to run onto the field and argue the ruling. The officiating crew huddled and ultimately overruled the call. Bellhorn had a three-run home run and the Red Sox had a 4–0 lead. Schilling, still injured from the ALDS and Game 1, pitched seven strong innings, allowing only one run on a Bernie Williams home run. To help stabilize the tendon in his ankle, Red Sox doctors had placed three sutures connecting the skin with ligament and deep connective tissue next to the bone, effectively creating a wall of tissue to keep the peroneal tendon from disrupting Schilling's pitching mechanics. By the end of his performance, Schilling's white sock was partially soaked in blood, and he stated later that he was completely exhausted.

Bronson Arroyo took the mound for Boston in the eighth and, with one out, allowed a Miguel Cairo double. Derek Jeter singled him in to close the gap to 4–2, leading up to the series' most controversial play. Alex Rodriguez grounded a ball to Arroyo, who picked up the ball and ran to the baseline to tag Rodríguez out, but Alex slapped Arroyo's arm, knocking the ball loose. While the ball rolled down the baseline, Rodríguez went to second and Jeter scored. After another long conversation among the umpires, Rodríguez was called out for interference and Jeter was ordered back to first, thus wiping out the score. The Red Sox got out of the inning without further damage. The call further incensed the Yankee fans, already irate over the home run call in the fourth. As Torre and Rodríguez continued to frenetically argue with the umpires, many fans began to throw balls and other debris onto the field. Boston manager Terry Francona pulled his players from the field to protect them. After a delay, order was restored when NYPD officers took the field in riot gear. The presence of riot police on the field for a full inning was unprecedented in American professional sports and reflected the chaotic environment of that evening. The Red Sox were retired in the top of the ninth. Red Sox closer Keith Foulke came in for the bottom of the ninth and allowed Matsui and Sierra to walk, bringing Tony Clark to the plate as the potential pennant-winning run, but Clark struck out swinging on a full count to end the game.

The Red Sox, the 26th team in Major League Baseball playoff history to face a 3–0 series deficit, became the first to force a Game Seven.
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Only the relevant parts have been reproduced below:

"Schilling pitched with a torn tendon sheath in his right ankle....By the end of his performance, Schilling's white sock was partially soaked in blood."
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Making it a red sock? But I thought the Red Sox had red socks anyway?

Not that I've ever seen them play, I just thought that...

Crimeny, how on earth anyone would be able to play with an injury like that I don't know...x.x Ick.

What exactly do I need to find out? Can you point me in the right direction?
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Posted on Sunday, December 26, 2010 - 6:32 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Making it a red sock? But I thought the Red Sox had red socks anyway? They use white socks with red stirrups.

Not that I've ever seen them play, I just thought that...

Crimeny, how on earth anyone would be able to play with an injury like that I don't know...x.x Ick. Exactly - that's why it was all over the news.

What exactly do I need to find out? Can you point me in the right direction? HINT: Look at the first part of the puzzle statement.
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Don't believe it...that he played like that with such an injury? No one believed that...Schilling could do it? That he was allowed to do it?
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Don't believe that no one noticed?
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Don't believe it...that he played like that with such an injury? Yesish No one believed that...Schilling could do it? That he was allowed to do it?

Don't believe that no one noticed? No to rest
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Posted on Sunday, December 26, 2010 - 6:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

*is afraid I'm lost again* =(
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*is afraid I'm lost again* =( OK then, a

RECAP:

There is something that some people don't believe about Curt Schilling and the bloody sock game. However, the sock is on display somewhere, and the sock is proof that the conspiracy theorists (HINT) are wrong.
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This procedure is relevant, I hope? Also, the sock is on display at the Baseball Hall of Fame and gives a "new meaning" to the term Red Sox, according to our friend Wikipedia at Curt Schilling's article. The fact that Schilling was the first pitcher to force a Game 7 relevant?
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This procedure is relevant, I hope? Also, the sock is on display at the Baseball Hall of Fame This is the only relevant bit of all this - that the sock, clearly stained with dried blood, is on display in Cooperstown. and gives a "new meaning" to the term Red Sox, according to our friend Wikipedia at Curt Schilling's article. The fact that Schilling was the first pitcher to force a Game 7 relevant?
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Apparently someone joked that the blood was actually paint? I couldn't find the bit about conspiracy theorists...Wiki failed me on that...
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Posted on Sunday, December 26, 2010 - 7:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Apparently someone joked that the blood was actually paint? I couldn't find the bit about conspiracy theorists...Wiki failed me on that... Yeah, that's it.

**********SPOILER**********

I was watching one of the ESPN stations yesterday, and they were discussing the 2004 ALCS. When discussing the bloody sock game, they mentioned how some conspiracy theorists think that the "blood" was actually paint or ketchup; however, they pointed out that TV cameras were focused on Schilling the whole game, and that the bloodstain on his sock kept spreading. My thought was "Just look at the sock in the Hall of Fame! It's clearly got dried blood on it."

Nice solve, Kaylee.
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=) Thanks! I have to thank Wikipedia for the help, though. :-)

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