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Bernie the Blooper Boy :Perhaps SIX decades at WDIV .

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Bernie the Blooper Boy :Perhaps SIX decades at WDIV .

Post by borderboy653659200 » Thu May 02, 2019 6:58 pm

Why does Bernie Smilovitz' hackneyed sportscasts seeming escape criticism ? Yes,he seems a good dude,but Smilovitz,who must be close to my age (sixty-five) will have been on WDIV throughout SIX DECADES (70's,80's,90's,00's,10's,20's) should he hit the airwaves on and after Jan. 1,2020. Like Valenti-who re-affirmed his jerk status by calling admittedly disappointing Lions DT Nick Fairley "trash" during the five o'clock hour-Smilovitz returned to his home state ,New York for an audition at a station,and like the Studio Gangsta,was kicked back to Detroit. Guess New Yorkers don't find slightly updated iterations of decades-long schtick funny . Anyway,thought you lads might have some opinions about Bernie the (nearly senior citizen) Blooper Boy .



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Re: Bernie the Blooper Boy :Perhaps SIX decades at WDIV .

Post by lovinlife101 » Thu May 02, 2019 8:40 pm

Is there an echo in here? We heard you the first time.

Can’t think of any criticism. Anti-semitism isn’t my thing.



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Re: Bernie the Blooper Boy :Perhaps SIX decades at WDIV .

Post by DAC » Fri May 03, 2019 4:34 am

I can't think of any criticism for Bernie, either. However, 101: You constantly post the same opinions over and over. Yeah, yeah.. It's your right. But, at least don't complain about other idiots who do similar things.

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Re: Bernie the Blooper Boy :Perhaps SIX decades at WDIV .

Post by IIN4MU » Fri May 03, 2019 6:49 am

Bernie started at WDIV in 1986, FYI. The rest of this rant? I can't even begin to wrap my head around it. Peace be with you, man.



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Re: Bernie the Blooper Boy :Perhaps SIX decades at WDIV .

Post by mikemach » Fri May 03, 2019 7:57 am

You said he was close to your age, but does he have your boyish good looks?



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Re: Bernie the Blooper Boy :Perhaps SIX decades at WDIV .

Post by ZenithCKLW » Fri May 03, 2019 8:39 am

What was the point and message of the original post? I'm not even sure what this post is about.



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Re: Bernie the Blooper Boy :Perhaps SIX decades at WDIV .

Post by stopnswop2 » Fri May 03, 2019 9:11 am

Your original post made no sense.
It may have made at least some sense If you had used proper grammar and punctuation marks, possibly.


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Re: Bernie the Blooper Boy :Perhaps SIX decades at WDIV .

Post by Deleted User 14992 » Fri May 03, 2019 9:16 am

borderboy653659200 wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 6:58 pm
Why does Bernie Smilovitz' hackneyed sportscasts seeming escape criticism ? Yes,he seems a good dude,but Smilovitz,who must be close to my age (sixty-five) will have been on WDIV throughout SIX DECADES (70's,80's,90's,00's,10's,20's) should he hit the airwaves on and after Jan. 1,2020. Like Valenti-who re-affirmed his jerk status by calling admittedly disappointing Lions DT Nick Fairley "trash" during the five o'clock hour-Smilovitz returned to his home state ,New York for an audition at a station,and like the Studio Gangsta,was kicked back to Detroit. Guess New Yorkers don't find slightly updated iterations of decades-long schtick funny . Anyway,thought you lads might have some opinions about Bernie the (nearly senior citizen) Blooper Boy .
If Bernie started 6 Decades ago and is 65 years old currently he started working at Channel 4 when he was 5 years old, Damn! That’s F’ing incredible what an amazing career.



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Re: Bernie the Blooper Boy :Perhaps SIX decades at WDIV .

Post by borderboy653659200 » Fri May 03, 2019 10:07 am

Well,next year will mark Bernie's FIFTH decade (80's,90's,00's,10's,20's) on Channel Four . I just thought he began in the seventies,my mistake . Sorry also for the poor grammar ,but as for anti-Semitism,well,one of my best buds is Jewish,though unlike you clowns who use that line about blacks when you are called to account for a racist remark, Mike Barat,one of my closest pals,IS of the Hebraic faith .



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Re: Bernie the Blooper Boy :Perhaps SIX decades at WDIV .

Post by borderboy653659200 » Fri May 03, 2019 10:33 am

Well,if Bernie had some plastic surgery ,he could acquire my boyish good looks .(Remember,boyos,black don't crack;we had to get SOMETHING out of this deal . )



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Re: Bernie the Blooper Boy :Perhaps SIX decades at WDIV .

Post by armchair pd » Fri May 03, 2019 11:29 am

borderboy653659200 wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 6:58 pm
Why does Bernie Smilovitz' hackneyed sportscasts seeming escape criticism ? Yes,he seems a good dude,but Smilovitz,who must be close to my age (sixty-five) will have been on WDIV throughout SIX DECADES (70's,80's,90's,00's,10's,20's) should he hit the airwaves on and after Jan. 1,2020. Like Valenti-who re-affirmed his jerk status by calling admittedly disappointing Lions DT Nick Fairley "trash" during the five o'clock hour-Smilovitz returned to his home state ,New York for an audition at a station,and like the Studio Gangsta,was kicked back to Detroit. Guess New Yorkers don't find slightly updated iterations of decades-long schtick funny . Anyway,thought you lads might have some opinions about Bernie the (nearly senior citizen) Blooper Boy .
What?



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Re: Bernie the Blooper Boy :Perhaps SIX decades at WDIV .

Post by Deleted User 14992 » Fri May 03, 2019 12:06 pm

borderboy653659200 wrote:
Fri May 03, 2019 10:33 am
Well,if Bernie had some plastic surgery ,he could acquire my boyish good looks .(Remember,boyos,black don't crack;we had to get SOMETHING out of this deal . )
Cowdude, Do you work out at a gym? To keep your boyish good looks.



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Re: Bernie the Blooper Boy :Perhaps SIX decades at WDIV .

Post by borderboy653659200 » Sat May 04, 2019 10:17 am

I meant that Smilovitz has been on Channel Four DURING five different decades ,NOT that he's been at WDIV for a half-century ,an impossibility given that he's at least several years my junior .



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Re: Bernie the Blooper Boy :Perhaps SIX decades at WDIV .

Post by Bobbert » Sun May 05, 2019 10:11 am

According to this bio, he's been at WDIV since 1986:

http://www.berniesmilovitz.com/about

I think he's become the sports version of Sonny Eliot. Something that's overly familiar, but something that is never going to change and connects people to the past. Kind of like an eccentric old uncle.

When he comes on, I listen to the straight sports reporting, but then turn him off when he gets into the silly stuff, with all the predictably lame laughter from the other people on the news desk.



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Re: Bernie the Blooper Boy :Perhaps SIX decades at WDIV .

Post by borderboy653659200 » Mon May 06, 2019 11:14 am

Bobbert ,Sonny Eliot was on Detroit airwaves until he was ninety-one,not long before his death. Smilovitz may do the same,but when he's ninety ,in the immortal words of the late,great Ernie Harwell ,I'll be LONG GONE !!!!



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