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Comments from memphisflyer.com

About "First Down: Tigers Lose Big to Ole Miss," by Greg Akers:

"Ole Miss brought their 'B' game, and still routed the best that Memphis had to offer." — Powergamz

About "Party Like It's 1599," the Tennessee Shakespeare Company's festival, by Chris Davis:

"$125 a ticket and a thousand a table! Zounds! Why can't they have Renaissance prices, too?" — jeff

About "Letter from the Editor" and Bruce VanWyngarden's comments on the Poplar Corridor:

"The only people walking on Germantown Parkway in Cordova are the ones that just ran out of gas. The layout is designed to discourage walking." — elvise

click to enlarge GREG CRAVENS

About "Trouble in Paradiso?" by John Branston:

This is a job for our police department. They can take some of the hundreds of useless weekend Beale Street and downtown cops and give them something to do. — davo

"The Paradiso has been Memphis' biggest baby-sitting service for years." — B

Comment of the Week:

About "Halbert Defends, Mongo, Channel 5, Calls Wharton Complaint 'Strange,'" by Jackson Baker:

"I think it's time for Mongo to come in, flush the toilet of all the turds now occupying the divisions of Memphis city government, and then we can elect a new mayor who dresses nice. In the meantime, HELL, YES! MONGO FOR MAYOR!!!" — Miss Ruby

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