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Published: Monday, 7/28/2008

Thanks Brett: Super Bowl picks get odd due to Favre

Shane Keddell, center, of Appleton, Wis., raises his arm and starts a "bring Brett back" chant, referring to NFL football quarterback Brett Favre, inside the Lambeau Field Atrium on Thursday, during the annual Green Bay Packers shareholders meeting in Green Bay, Wis. Shane Keddell, center, of Appleton, Wis., raises his arm and starts a "bring Brett back" chant, referring to NFL football quarterback Brett Favre, inside the Lambeau Field Atrium on Thursday, during the annual Green Bay Packers shareholders meeting in Green Bay, Wis.
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"...as human beings we are capable of making sense of situations based on the thinnest slice of experience."

Malcolm Gladwell, author of Blink and The Tipping Point.


TRACK HOW Brett Favre and his suitors are screwing up the odds for Super Bowl XLIII. The Detroit Lions will probably remain 80-1 regardless of how the Favre sweepstakes turns out. (KC)

BE THE FIRST on your block to sport the new GPS with Knight Rider, which includes the stylings of voice actor William Daniels from the 1980s TV show. You will be tempted to begin getting lost on purpose, just so you could hear KITT make an announcement. (RS)

WHO SAID IT: Bush or Batman? Can you guess which of these quotes - provided by Philadelphia sketch group, Secret Pants - belong to our president, George W. Bush, and which belong to Batman from his 1960s TV series? (RS)

BARACK OBAMA's warmup acts at his recent Berlin speaking engagement were reggae artist Patrice and Reamonn, two very popular acts in Germany. (KC)

Have some Thin Slices to contribute or comment on?

Rod Lockwood

Kevin Cesarz









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