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Happy Birthday To III

by J.R.

One year ago today, I posted a brief item, a video of a Chambers Pot rumble between Dallas and Nashville and at ConferenceIII dot wordpress dot com, III Communication was born.

Since then we’ve been recognized by Puck Daddy and by Sports Illustrated and we’ve launched The Conference III Championship Belt, which has been recognized by Carter Hutton.

We’ve gone litigious and obscene and democratic.

In honor of our birthday, let’s, in the spirit of our proprietary power ranking system, look at our Top 13 posts of all time (ranked by views).

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Thursday Thirteen: All Cold Again (Naturally)

by J.R.

Every Thursday we bring you III Communication’s Conference III Power Rankings, the Thursday Thirteen.

This week, we got the heavy coats back out.

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Is Kevin Klein Too Dangerous for the SUDM?

by J.R.

From Darren Dreger:

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Quarter Life Crisis

by J.R.

Last night, at the conclusion of the Minnesota-Montreal game, 25 percent of the Conference III schedule was complete (yes, I did the math).

This is a traditional time of examination for NHL teams and with just one game on the Conference III slate tonight, the schedule affords a good place to take a breather and see what’s happened through the season’s first quarter.

Thanks to everyone who commented and emailed.

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IIIiteracy: Preds the Pit(ts), Buff’s Brace, Wild Win

by J.R.

Tonight in Conference III action:

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Thursday Thirteen: Chillwave

by J.R.

Every Thursday we bring you III Communication’s Conference III Power Rankings, the Thursday Thirteen.

This week, it’s getting cold and you need to chill out.

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IIIiteracy: Jets Beat Wings! Preds Delete Things! Avs Brought Down! Blues Wear Frown!

by J.R.

Tonight’s Conference III action is good news, bad news, bad news, bad news.

First the good news:

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The Devils’ Most Famous Fan Is A Horrible Liar

by J.R.

Elaine Benes’ boyfriend David Puddy is the most famous Devils’ fan in the world:

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Happy Hour In The Heptarchy: Ginger Apple Cider and Apple Pie Snaps

by J.R.

It’s five past 5 across Conference III (leave work early, Colorado — you have our permission), time to hit bricks and get that freakin’ weekend started, am I right?

Of course I am.

It’s been a tough week for some of you so loosen your belt, pop a top, grab a spoon and stop being such a sourpuss. III Communication’s got good news for everybody.

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Great Game Previews In History: 7 November 2013

by J.R.

Today In History

p5874_ca6c53d0d12c08d4ebc4bb8adb461b32ensisheim_klOn November 7, 1492, a meteorite fell into a wheat field outside of Ensisheim in Alsace, then part of something called Further Austria (opening for Arcade Fire on select U.S. dates) but now in France.

Ensisheim is notable as the earliest meteorite for which we have a known date of impact and a preserved sample large enough for study.

Being the 15th century and See of Rome being held by a Spaniard — Alexander VI, known pre-papally as Rodrigo Borgia — many observers, notably the chronicler Sigismondo Tizio, saw the meteorite as a signal of coming doom. Of course, it helped that Tizio didn’t write his account until well after the meteorite struck, so it was relatively easy for him to point to the rise of syphilis and the invasion of Italy by France as portended by it.

Parts of the stone were sent to King Maximilian — later Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor — and to Cardinal Picolimini, who would become Pope Pius III.

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