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Old November 10th, 2005, 10:10 AM   #1
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I was just in his house on orchard lake..

I'm 6'2", I think homeboy is about 8'4"


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Old November 10th, 2005, 10:12 AM   #2
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The former Pistons player?

Haha you just edited in his height.

So did you meet him through his business then?
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Old November 10th, 2005, 10:18 AM   #3
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I work with a guy who is like 7'6" or so...

he just bought this lighter that is huge, like 4" wide, 6" high, 1 1/4 thick, it looks like a normal zippo in his hand
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Old November 10th, 2005, 11:12 AM   #4
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Heh, I remember landscaping a house(if you call $250k of brickwork landscaping..) ~10 years over there, Bill Laimbeer lived nextdoor, he was a tall fawker..

Good old Vinnie... the microwave, comes in cold from the bench and heats up fast... what a lame nickname story..
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Old November 10th, 2005, 11:32 AM   #5
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im 5'8, everything/one is tall compaired to me.
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Old November 10th, 2005, 12:22 PM   #6
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I met vinnie johnson in detroit after a game, one big dude.
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Old November 10th, 2005, 12:24 PM   #7
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im 5'8, everything/one is tall compaired to me.
I thought you were shorter?
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Old November 10th, 2005, 12:28 PM   #8
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I shook Billys hand once at a golf outing. I felt like a small child. BFdude
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Old November 10th, 2005, 12:34 PM   #9
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I have met Vinnie a number of times b/c of his auto business. I swear Piston Automotive was one of the worst suppliers when I was at GM
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Old November 10th, 2005, 02:09 PM   #10
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Vinnie the MICROWAVE Johnson!!!!!!
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Old November 10th, 2005, 03:00 PM   #11
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I have met him before. He is a Harley rider and has a few bikes, nice guy!
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Old November 10th, 2005, 03:16 PM   #12
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I'm 6'2",

Are you really???
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Old November 10th, 2005, 03:22 PM   #13
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Yea, I'm six foot and he's taller than me. CC is tall gangly MFer.
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Old November 10th, 2005, 03:55 PM   #14
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VJ was 6'2"

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Old November 10th, 2005, 04:14 PM   #15
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you should have seen him on the back of his on fat boy when i taught him how to ride the guy is huge.
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Old November 10th, 2005, 08:14 PM   #16
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Old November 10th, 2005, 09:15 PM   #17
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Old November 10th, 2005, 09:23 PM   #18
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I talked to Vinnie after a game at the palace he was doing radio work for one of the AM sports stations i think. Anyways he was a muscular dude when he was a baller. I was in 8th grade and he didnt seem big to me. I was probably about 6'1" at the time ( I am 6'4" now). He was super nice though, talked with me for about 4-5 minutes and autographed his basketball card for me. Other than John Salley, Vinny is probably the nicest/outgoing piston of the 80's to present (well atleast to fans I am sure lots of the guys are nice but just not fan friendly as VJ or salley).

Always cool when you get to rub shoulders with a childhood sports icon.

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