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Incredible video! Thanks to +Jesse Newhart (via Twitter) for bringing the link to my attention!  :) 
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Is Phoenix goin' to school on Nashville? New Preds AJenda: Coyotes Proving That Flattery Will Get You Everywhere http://j.mp/KojyCN
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Ever wonder how the Nashville Predators have remained so successful through the years, seemingly against all odds? Here's a take you probably haven't heard before.

Faith, Hope, & Love – in a Hockey Context
(Part 1) http://goo.gl/fb/FgsSl
(Part 2) http://goo.gl/fb/WBYPh
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Thanks so much, Gary! And thank you for your consistent support; it has not gone unnoticed! :)
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Hey look! The skinny Russian kid is back! Only now he's a full-grown, international superstar.

New Predators AJenda: An Open Letter to Alexander Radulov http://goo.gl/fb/44KQy
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New Predators AJenda: We May Think of Them As Superheroes, but They’re Only Human http://goo.gl/fb/nLiwF
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The Nashville Predators have their work cut out for them tonight in Phoenix. New Predators AJenda: The Moment of Truth
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Thanks, James. Here's hopin'! LOL
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Little brother comes of age. New Predators AJenda: Growin’ Up.
http://j.mp/Icq7vZ (with a little som'som at the end for Springsteen fans)
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To all my friends here on Google+...

This may well be my final post via this medium. The Google Name Police have finally gotten around to taking me to task for my use of a pseudonym as my primary profile name. This is despite the fact that said pseudonym has been my sole identity on the internet since 2004, and is an established part of my identity; and never mind the irony of the fact that I came up with it when I started my personal blog, All Your Blogs Are Belong to Us, on Blogger.com (a Google product) in May of '04.

As you might guess, I'm none too happy about this. I understand the reasoning. What I don't understand is why the typically good folks at Google can't just take the time to look at who I am before summarily assuming that I'm trying to be someone else and probably up to no good. That has never been my intent, nor will it ever be; any of the large number of real-life friends that I've made via the Internet would attest to this.

My name is and always has been my personal brand online; I have no intention of dumping it and starting over just to suit Google.

I now have three days in which to appeal this decision and provide proof that I am a real person before becoming banned from Google+ and several related products based on the Google Profile. I fully expect to succeed in that effort, but if I do not, you'll always still be able to find me on Twitter (@ajinnashville), Facebook (http://facebook.com/ajinnashville), and of course, my blogs, Predators AJenda (http://predatorsajenda.ajinnashville.com) and All Your Blogs Are Belong to Us (http://allurblogs.blogspot.com) Heh...at least they're not kicking me off'a THAT one.

I'll hopefully soon have some good news for you regarding this, but if not, take care and continue to create well!


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Well kids, I'm baaaack!

Eight days and three rounds of appeals later, I have emerged victorious in my effort to retain the only name I have ever used on the Internet.

AJ will keep on bein' AJ here on G+ and elsewhere in the Googleverse. My Google profile was suspended for my alleged violation of the Big G's Names Policy. I appealed and after they took a closer look at me individually, I won the right to continue using AJ in Nashville as my primary identity.

I'm obviously jazzed about winning my case, but I'm happier still for the realization that there are still big companies in the world who actually care about applying common sense in the face of sometimes necessarily gray-area circumstances. I asked them to look at who I am on the web instead of making an assumption based on the circumstances of others. And guess what? They did!

So kudos to you, G. Score one for the little guy, and score one for the Big Guy too!

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I'm a web designer by trade, a personal blogger at heart, and a social networking enthusiast by acclamation. Not your average middle-aged psuedo-intellectual hipster dufus
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Ricky Retardo, Brighty of the Grand Canyon, and Willie McCoy (but down home they call me 'Slim'), and I have a passport for every one of 'em, too.
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Web Tink'rer, Deep Think'r, Lil' Stink'r
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Let's just say that I'm old enough to be satisfied with what I have but young enough to still want more; blessed enough to have been really stupid and lived to tell about it but cursed enough to have such a good memory; smart enough to realize that I still have a lot to learn but dumb enough to continually prove to myself just how little I really know.

My Blog is me:
http://allurblogs.blogspot.com​​.

Oh yeah, and the other me is a hockey geek:
http://predatorsajenda.​​ajinnashville.com
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Athletic Achievements: Collegiate Gymnastics: NJCAA (National Junior College) Still Rings Champion, 1976, and NCAA Still Rings Finalist, 1978 || Real Life Achievements: 34+ year marriage (to the most wonderful woman in the universe) and two grown, successful, well-adjusted, and very cool children. Color me WOWd by my incredible fortune.
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