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Yonder, United States
Submitted by bigpoison on September 6, 2012 at 11:14 AM.
I played in the two day which was four games of G30 on Sunday afternoon, a 120/40sd60 on Sunday night, and two more of those on Monday. I didn't play in the last game...it was time to go home.
I'll first post the last game I played, on Monday morni...Read more »
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