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And Bob Hardy enjoys The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

Sam Maiden enjoying The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

Smiles of the Week to Jim Feher and Mad Dog Dossett

Smile of the Week to Bruce Dossett & John Beale enjoys The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

Gerry at Ozzyfest this weekend – wonder who won?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Smile of the Week!

And there were three people I missed getting on camera – so from the archives…

 

The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week, Enjoyed by Elliott Winslow

 

 

Smile Of The Week!

 

‘Cause it’s so cool!

Art Benjamin & Michael Shapiro enjoying The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

Smile of the Week!

Smile of the Week to Jon Litton!

Smile of the Week!

 

 


Congratulations Gerry!

 

Smile of the Week!

Smile of the Week!

And somehow, I missed Joel & Joel.  So from the vault…

Joel Achtenberg plotting destruction.

Smiles of the Week!

Smile of the Week!

Looks like Cliff forgot to wear his St. Patrick’s Day green! There. Fixed it.

 

And Jimmy wanted you to know that he was there in spirit.

Smile of the Week!

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Smiles of the Week to Phyllis and Gerry!

Smiles of the Week to Phyllis and Gerry!

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Mike King enjoys the Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

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Smile of the Week!

 

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Smile of the Week to Phyllis Shapiro!

Smile of the Week to Phyllis Shapiro!

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Smile of the Week - Jim Painter

Smile of the Week – Jim Painter

Gary Slane enjoying The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

Gary Slane enjoying The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

And since I missed getting shots of a couple of people, we will reach back into the vault…

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Henry got away before I could catch him - but from the archives...

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Smile of the Week to Karen!

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Smile of the Week to Cliff!

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And Sam enjoys The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

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Smile of the Week to Henry!

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Bruce Dossett & Joel Levy enjoying The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

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Welcome to newcomer Karen McCollum enjoying The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

Welcome to newcomer Karen McCollum enjoying The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

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Smile of the Week to Phyllis!

Smile of the Week to Phyllis!

Mr. & Mrs. Stan Ignatov enjoying The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

Mr. & Mrs. Stan Ignatov enjoying The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

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Smile of the Week - How could it not be?

Smile of the Week – How could it not be?

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Smile of the Week to Phyllis Shapiro & Welcome to Judy Turner enjoying The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

Smile of the Week to Phyllis Shapiro & Welcome to Judy Turner enjoying The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

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Thank you Jimmy Kimmel!

Thank you Jimmy Kimmel!

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Vasil accidentally comes as James Dean.

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Smile of the Week to George Robbins!

Smile of the Week to George Robbins!

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Smile of the Week to Mike Heiland

Smile of the Week to Mike Heiland

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Smiles of the Week!

Smiles of the Week!

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Smile of the Week to Scott Thomas!

Smile of the Week to Scott Thomas!

 

Welcome to Tony Sykes and Marita Ray enjoying The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week? And...

Welcome to Tony Sykes and Marita Ray enjoying The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week? And…

 

...their Cheering Section!

…their Cheering Section!

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Smiles of the Week to Mike and TJ!

Smiles of the Week to Mike and TJ!

Now for scenes from our next episode. Tune in next week to see Gerry livin' la vida loca!

Now for scenes from our next episode. Tune in next week to see Gerry livin’ la vida loca!

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Smile of the Week!

Smile of the Week!

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Smile of the Week!

Smile of the Week!gerry-f

 

 

 

 

 

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And TJ enjoys THe Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

And TJ enjoys THe Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

Smile of the Week!

Smile of the Week!

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Joel and Michael

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Smile of the Week!

Smile of the Week!

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Smile of the Week!

Smile of the Week!

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Sorry it’s cut off. I played Jordan in the finals and he won. Contgrats Jordan!

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Jim and Dan

Mike and TJ

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Smile of the Week to Jordan!

Smile of the Week to Jordan!

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Jim and Henry

And somehow, I missed Mike Heiland, so from the archives….

Dan and Mike

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And Smile of the Week to Joel Achtenberg!

And Smile of the Week to Joel Achtenberg!

Mike and Michael

And I missed some people – so here are some from the archives.

Smile of the Week to Jon Litton!

Welcome back to Jon Litton!

Phyllis and Joel

Dan and Dennis

Jimmy and ozzy

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Dennis and Joel

George Michael

Larry and Phyllis

Scott and Gerry

Smile of the Week to Jim Painter!

Smile of the Week to Jim Painter!

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Gerry and joel

Jim and Dan

Ozzy and Michael

Phyllis and Larry

Co-Smiles of the Week to Henry and Scott!

Co-Smiles of the Week to Henry and Scott!

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Dan and Lloyd

Larry

Gerry

Phyllis and Joel

Jim and Randy

Michael

David and Ozzy

Smile of the Week and a person outdoing the Whittenburg in remaining unseen.

Smile of the Week and a person outdoing the Whittenburg in remaining unseen.

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George and dennis

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Jimmy and ozzy

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1/2 Smiles of the Week! Together, they add to 1!

1/2 Smiles of the Week! Together, they add to 1!

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Dan and Dennis

Jim and Roady

Smiles of the Week! (Including the one trying to get away!)

Smiles of the Week! (Including the one trying to get away!)

Larry

Michael and Mike

Ozzy

Gerry and Joel

From the archives since she got away before camera time!

From the archives since she got away before camera time!

Consolation - David Todd

Consolation – David Todd

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DT and Henry

Dennis and Mike

Feorge

 

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Lloyd and Joel

Michael

Ozzy

Smile of the Week to Phyllis Shapiro

Smile of the Week to Phyllis Shapiro

 

Newcomers Lloyd and Brian Jerault enjoying The Director is nice to newcomers week!

Newcomers Lloyd and Brian Jerault enjoying The Director is nice to newcomers week!

And from the Archives since they escaped me this week…

I did it! I captured the only known image of the face of Whittenberg!

I did it! I captured the only known image of the face of Whittenberg!

Gerry Tansey- The Beyonce of BG.

Gerry Tansey- The Beyonce of BG.

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Smile of the Week to Jim Feher!

Smile of the Week to Jim Feher!

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In honor of the way he plays backgammon….

Smile of the Week to Jim Feher!

Smile of the Week to Jim Feher!

George and Gerry

Jimmy and Ozzy

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And for those of you I didn’t get a chance to get a pic of, here are some files from the archive….

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Henry Gray proves it IS possible to be happy and play backgammon at the same time.

Henry Gray proves it IS possible to be happy and play backgammon at the same time.

Jim Dennis and Larry

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DT was trying so hard to give me devil horns it's only fair he get his wish!

DT was trying so hard to give me devil horns it’s only fair he get his wish!

Gerry

Karry

Dennis

Randy

Joel

Smile of the Week to Henry Gray!

Smile of the Week to Henry Gray!

Michael

Ozzy

'Cause Jordan thought the background for his pics is always too boring!

‘Cause Jordan thought the background for his pics is always too boring!

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The Deep Thoughts by Jack Handy Edition

Gerry

Dan and Mike

Henry

Jana

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Jimmy

Joel and Dennis

Michael and Larry

Smile of the Week to Ozzy!

Smile of the Week to Ozzy!

Jordan

 

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Welcome to Newcomers Dan Hubbs and Anthony Howell!

Welcome to Newcomers Dan Hubbs and Anthony Howell!

Smile of the Week - Scott Thomas

Smile of the Week – Scott Thomas

And from the Archives - David Todd

And from the Archives – David Todd

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Who knew?  Turns out, April 26 was Richter Scale Day!!

Richter Scale Day celebrates the birth of the inventor of the Richter Scale. Born on April 26, 1900, American seismologist Charles F. Richter (1900–1985) invented the Richter Scale in 1935.

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Henry and Jim

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Welcome to Thomas Ederhardt, Mike Heiland and Sus Mareher as they enjoy The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

Welcome to Thomas Ederhardt, Mike Heiland and Sus Marcher as they enjoy The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

(I missed taking a pic of Jimmy this week, so we have one from the archives. I know it was only last week - but I really like this one!) This is what one looks like after one's girlfriend has beaten one in the first round, in one game, with an 8 cube. I think.

(I missed taking a pic of Jimmy this week, so we have one from the archives. I know it was only last week – but I really like this one!)
This is what one looks like after one’s girlfriend has beaten one in the first round, in one game, with an 8 cube. I think.

Smile of the Week to Jon Litton!

Smile of the Week to Jon Litton!

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Welcome Back Diane!

Welcome Back Diane!

There was Sting and Prince, then Bono and Madonna...now it's Ozzy.

There was Sting and Prince, then Bono and Madonna…now it’s Ozzy.

I'm just takin' Larry's word for this Curly Wolf. Meanwhile, Joel enjoys The Director is Nice to People Who Make Good Suggestions Week.

I’m just takin’ Larry’s word for this Curly Wolf. Meanwhile, Joel enjoys The Director is Nice to People Who Make Good Suggestions Week.

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This is what one looks like after one's girlfriend has beaten one in the first round, in one game, with an 8 cube. I think.

This is what one looks like after one’s girlfriend has beaten one in the first round, in one game, with an 8 cube. I think.

That goes for both of them.

That goes for both of them.

Henry

The Director is always nice to visitors - Wecome Vasil!

The Director is always nice to visitors – Wecome Vasil!

Smile of the Week to Jordan!

Smile of the Week to Jordan!

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Jim and Flicc

Henry & DT

Ozzy and Joel

We used to call him Gerry. Now we just call him The Man.

We used to call him Gerry. Now we just call him The Man.

The Whittenburgs

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Lots of candidates, but Smile of the Week to Jim Feher!

Lots of candidates, but Smile of the Week to Jim Feher!

 

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Jim and Henry

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Larry & Jordan

Dennis and Gerry

Michael & Joel

Smile of the Week to Henry! Who also coordinated his wardrobe with his board, cube and scoreboard!

Smile of the Week to Henry! Who also coordinated his wardrobe with his board, cube and scoreboard!

Ozzy

Jim & Henry

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Jeff enjoying The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

Jeff enjoying The Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

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Joel and Jordan

Michael

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Smile of the Week to Scott O'Thomas!

Smile of the Week to Scott O’Thomas!

 

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Thanks SOOOO much to Phyllis for all she did to make this possible. And congrats to Scott on winning the Intermediate Consolation!

Thanks SOOOO much to Phyllis for all she did to make this possible. And congrats to Scott on winning the Intermediate Consolation!

THE FINALS! In what we liked to refer to as The Atrium Room.

THE FINALS! In what we liked to refer to as The Atrium Room.

Mr. Whittenburg, there's a new Director in town. Ozzy taped his slugfest with Cliff in The Den.

Mr. Whittenburg, there’s a new Director in town. Ozzy taped his slugfest with Cliff in The Den.

George and Jimmy managed prime seating on The Veranda.

George and Jimmy managed prime seating on The Veranda.

Michael and Jim F. battled it out in The Den.

Michael and Jim F. battled it out in The Den.

Jordan and Diane went to work in The Office

Jordan and Diane went to work in The Office

Congrats to Randy for winning the Intermediate!

Congrats to Randy for winning the Intermediate!  Here he is taking on Phyllis in The Nook.

Welcome back to Larry Nordlof!

Welcome back to Larry Nordlof!

Gerry and Ozzy getting camera ready!

Gerry and Ozzy getting camera ready!

Henry with his game face on in The Den.

Henry with his game face on in The Den.

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Dennis Whittenburg was the winner.

Dennis Whittenburg was the Consolation winner.

Feeling like Spring! Backgammon in the park!

Feeling like Spring! Backgammon in the park!

Joel and Robert

Smile of the Week to first time winner Marci Eisen!

Smile of the Week to first time winner Marci Eisen!

Irony

Irony

Hnery & Larry

Obviously, I'm having a spring fever attack and so are they.

Obviously, I’m having a spring fever attack and so are they.

Michael & Jim

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Open Bracket 2-23-16

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Jim & Gerry

Jon and Dennis

Larry and David

Phyllis and Joel

Henry basking in the warm glow of just having beaten me like a drum.

Henry basking in the warm glow of just having beaten me like a drum.

Diane and Randy

Michael and Jim

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Open Bracket

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Gerry Tansey- The Beyonce of BG.

Gerry Tansey- The Beyonce of BG.

Henry Michael and David

Diane Sophia and Joel

Robert enjoying the Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

Robert enjoying the Director is Nice to Newcomers Week!

Randy

From the Archives

Dennis

From the Archives

From the Archives

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Henry Gray proves it IS possible to be happy and play backgammon at the same time.

Archival – Henry Gray proves it IS possible to be happy and play backgammon at the same time.

Marci enjoying her the Director is nice to newcomers week!

Marci enjoying her the Director is nice to newcomers week!

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Jim Dennis and Larry

 

A typical DT position - if DT were red and his home board were on the upper left. But he looks so sane. Said no one. Ever.

A typical DT position – if DT were red and his home board were on the upper left. But he looks so sane. Said no one. Ever.

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Archival

The 1/2 Smile of the Week!

Archival – The 1/2 Smile of the Week!

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Gerry and diane

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This one's for Cliff who was with us in spirit last night, and who misses us so much he said his rolling arm is atrophying.

This one’s for Cliff who was with us in spirit last night, and who misses us so much he said his rolling arm is atrophying.

 

jim and randy

Justin & Phyllis

DT & Jim F

Smile of the Week to Gerry Tansey!

Smile of the Week to Gerry Tansey!

Henry

And you just know that a movie with a beret in it HAS to be good!

And you just know that a movie with a beret in it HAS to be good!

Michael

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Welcome to newcomer Justin Hall!

Welcome to newcomer Justin Hall!  AND he’s the Smile of the Week winner!

Larry and Michael

J & J

I FINALLY caught DT's good side!

I FINALLY caught DT’s good side!

(From the archives.) The only picture of Henry ever taken where he's not smiling. Taken while he was watching David play. Coincidence? I think not.

(From the archives.) The only picture of Henry ever taken where he’s not smiling. Taken while he was watching David play. Coincidence? I think not.

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Gee, you'd think Jimmy could move before his opponent fell asleep. I got him a clock for Christmas and everything!

Gee, you’d think Jimmy could move before his opponent fell asleep. I got him a clock for Christmas and everything!

Welcome back and Smile of the Week to Randy!

Welcome back and Smile of the Week to Randy!

G&G

Larry & jim

Trump v. Clinton

Trump v. Clinton

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Phyllis and Joel

Larry and Jim

Henry

Sophia Toumbalakis enjoying her The Director is Nice to Newcomers in the Pictures Week!

Sophia Toumbalakis enjoying her The Director is Nice to Newcomers in the Pictures Week!

gerrydiane

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The too close to call Smiles of the Week!

The too close to call Smiles of the Week!

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phyllis

jordanjoel

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Player of the Year - 2015 Gerry Tansey and his engraved crystal cube award.

Player of the Year – 2015 Gerry Tansey and his engraved crystal cube award.

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Congratulations to Jim Painter on his 100th Club win!

Congratulations to Jim Painter on his 100th Club win!

Didn't even have to Photoshop the hat!

Didn’t even have to Photoshop the hat!

The 1/2 Smile of the Week!

The 1/2 Smile of the Week!

From the archives.

From the archives.

Jordan with that slightly dazed look we all get after doing some Whittenburg tech support.

From the Archives – Jordan with that slightly dazed look we all get after doing some Whittenburg tech support.

Welcome back to Smile of the Week winner John Rowley!

Welcome back to Smile of the Week winner John Rowley!

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