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    Lutz's latest ChalkTalk blog post

    LOVE That he gives a shout out to DG as all-big 12 worthy. Good read too about the fairness (or lack thereof) of the NCAA in certain situations.

    Lutz Jan 24 ChalkTalk



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    Re: Lutz's latest ChalkTalk blog post

    Way to give props to DG at the end there! I agree.



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    Re: Lutz's latest ChalkTalk blog post

    Did it strike anyone else that Lutz's learning to type on an old manual typewriter rather than a computer showed through?

    (For the younger posters on older manual typewriters there was no "1" key, you simply used a lowercase L.)


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    Re: Lutz's latest ChalkTalk blog post

    Good post, I liked the shout out for Diante at the end.


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    Re: Lutz's latest ChalkTalk blog post

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    Did it strike anyone else that Lutz's learning to type on an old manual typewriter rather than a computer showed through?

    (For the younger posters on older manual typewriters there was no "1" key, you simply used a lowercase L.)
    Interesting, because he does use the "1" in a few places ("10 th", "28-1", and "Big 12")...


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    Re: Lutz's latest ChalkTalk blog post

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    Interesting, because he does use the "1" in a few places ("10 th", "28-1", and "Big 12")...
    Yeah, it's 50/50. Every time he types a date (before 2000) the leading 1 is an l. He appears to be trying but some old habits die hard.

    What a great addition to this program he has been!


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    Re: Lutz's latest ChalkTalk blog post

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    ... and "Big 12")...
    Lutz unwittingly found a new name for the conference ... Big Lowercase-L 2.


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    Re: Lutz's latest ChalkTalk blog post

    I'm disappointed that he's found time to write this. He should be spending this time on coaching.





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    Re: Lutz's latest ChalkTalk blog post

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydkar View Post
    I'm disappointed that he's found time to write this. He should be spending this time on coaching.


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    Re: Lutz's latest ChalkTalk blog post

    I am amazed how some have the time to worry about the number 1.


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    Re: Lutz's latest ChalkTalk blog post

    Quote Originally Posted by CTTB78 View Post
    I am amazed how some have the time to worry about the number 1.
    I guess I haven't seen anyone worrying on here. Making an observation and having a little fun with it maybe; worry, no.

    I think a lot of people are on this site to have a little fun...


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    Re: Lutz's latest ChalkTalk blog post

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    Did it strike anyone else that Lutz's learning to type on an old manual typewriter rather than a computer showed through?

    (For the younger posters on older manual typewriters there was no "1" key, you simply used a lowercase L.)
    Any idea when this changed? I have a manual typewriter from the 1980s and am pretty sure it has the 1.



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    Re: Lutz's latest ChalkTalk blog post

    Quote Originally Posted by LindenCy View Post
    Any idea when this changed? I have a manual typewriter from the 1980s and am pretty sure it has the 1.
    I have not been able to find anything definitive on this. It sounds more like beyond the alphabet portion of the QWERTY keyboard there was a lot less standardization so manufacturers felt more comfortable removing the 1, 0 and ! from a keyboard since these could be approximated with other keys (lower case L, capital o, and apostrophe followed by a backspace and period. At various times some had some or all of these keys and some of them didn't. I remember learning on an old manual Royal when I was a kid that I know didn't have a 1 or 0. I don't remember if it had an !. I do think it had a cents sign (on the 6 key) which is interesting since that can be created with a c, backspace and slash. Some older machines had a 1/2 key and others didn't.

    After that CTTB78 definitely has something legitimate to beef about.


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    Re: Lutz's latest ChalkTalk blog post

    Quote Originally Posted by CTTB78 View Post
    I am amazed how some have the time to worry about the number 1.
    Must be a slow day in the office.


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    Re: Lutz's latest ChalkTalk blog post

    Love having coach Lutz! I would hate to see him go, but if im Drake I would look to get rid of Phelps and go after Lutz.



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