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This, That, & the Other

Today's daily dose of random is brought to you by the number 67, the letter G, and paper towels.  .

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Daily Dose of Random

With the holidays just around the corner, you're bound to do some online shopping. Here's a list of ways to spot fake user reviews when trying to pick a product.

It's always hilarious when someone falls for The Onion's articles as, you know, real news. It's even more funny when it's Communist China.

When pulling off any level of thievery, "it was an inside job" is a valid excuse, right?

Stealing $200k worth of liquor by just taking the delivery truck would've been genius before the 21st century. More specifically, it would've been genius before GPS could spot you under a rock in the middle of a hurricane.

Today in RRS History

2010- Tech ended the regular season with a 35-20 victory over Houston, securing a 7-5 finish to the season.

2004- Tech defeated Oklahoma State 31-15, finishing the season 7-4 and eventually earning a Holiday Bowl invite.

University & Broadway

Despite a poor night outside the arc, Tech was able to hold off Jackson State for another win.  (Kosmider/Avalanche-Journal)

Hoops player Daylen Robinson finds peace on the hardwood. (Dupont/Daily Toreador)

The Other Nine

OSU's offense is just as much to blame for Bedlam loss as the defense. (Carlson/The Oklahoman)

Charlie Weis is refusing to take credit for Notre Dame's current success. (Dodd/Kansas City Star)

Should they win the Big 12, OU is discussing the possibility of switching the Fiesta Bowl for the Sugar. (Tramel/The Oklahoman)

Case McCoy will get his first start of the season due to David Ash's injury.  (Riggs/American-Statesman)

West Virginia's offense is tricky for a reason. (Casazza/Daily Mail)

Daily Notables

...Legendary American guitar god Jimi Hendrix would've turned 70 today. ...Billy Nye the Science Guy is 57. ...Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia turns 54 today. ...Former Dallas Cowboys guard and 11 time pro-bowler Larry Allen is 41. ...In 1901, the U.S. Army War College was established. ...In 1924, the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held in New York. ...In 1934, bank robber Baby Face Nelson died in a shootout with the FBI. ...In 1963, President Lyndon B. Johnson gave his first address to congress after the assassination of JFK. ...Stressed is Desserts spelled backwards.

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