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Re: JT Appreciation
« Reply #60 on: January 03, 2008, 09:38:09 AM »
i wonder if Jamie Thomas still appreciates the smaller things in life, like mentos?
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he posts here
Jamie, do you like mentos?

i think he definitely appreciates all things skateboarding...


a friend of mine who was am back in the day went to a demo with his now current ex-girlfriend that jamie was skating in.  my friend's gf wanted to get jamie's autograph and made my friend (the former am) stand in line and wait.  when they got to the front of the line, jamie looked up and said to my friend "you're __________.  you had a picture in transworld and you skated for __________". 

the fact that jamie had remembered someone from a photo that was shot at least 5 years prior to this demo from an am that didn't make it to the top of the am-dog pile is impressive.  dude is definitely is a student of the game and loves skateboarding.

i give him props for that.  it made my friend's day.
did he happen to say anything about how much he loves mentos?
Jamie Thomas you are great, do you get stoked when you are walking through the mall and you see like a group of 12 kids all with long hair and bandanas on,wearing fallens, and flanel?


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Re: JT Appreciation
« Reply #61 on: January 03, 2008, 10:48:19 AM »
John Thomas? The tweaked indy launch ramp guy?

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Re: JT Appreciation
« Reply #62 on: January 03, 2008, 11:32:04 AM »
def always been a honorable name, and i have always been a fan of every video part. Rad skateboarder, although the whole zero army kind of kooks me out,especially the peacing spots thing.

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Re: JT Appreciation
« Reply #63 on: January 03, 2008, 10:57:31 PM »
from being vibbed like crazy back in the EMB days to becoming one of skateboardings most respected figures..... how far he has come....

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Re: JT Appreciation
« Reply #64 on: January 04, 2008, 02:05:53 AM »
Blackbox park fool!

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Re: JT Appreciation
« Reply #65 on: January 04, 2008, 03:01:18 AM »
Said it 1000 times over, but JT posting on here made me respect him so much more.  It's rare to have someone of his level and influence sprout his personal opinions about the skate world to all us skate nerds.

I've always had a hard-on for people in the limelight that make themselves accessible to their public, and this is one of the most perfect examples, and I hope that he keeps posting on here for a long time to come.

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Re: JT Appreciation
« Reply #66 on: January 05, 2008, 11:17:18 AM »
My dad doesn't give two shits about skating, doesn't get it, doesn't take it seriously. One day a few years ago he was in my room using my computer or something as I was watching an old VHS copy of Welcome to Hell. I randomly looked over my shoulder at him during Jamie's part and he was staring at the screen, squinting... mesmerized. I smiled. During JT's last few tricks all my dad could say was, "You gotta be fucking kidding me." The man's skating commands respect.
« Last Edit: January 05, 2008, 04:05:16 PM by Severin »

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Re: JT Appreciation
« Reply #67 on: January 05, 2008, 01:33:48 PM »
JT ROCKS

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Re: JT Appreciation
« Reply #68 on: January 05, 2008, 02:00:56 PM »
i really like his backside 50 in welcome.

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Re: JT Appreciation
« Reply #69 on: January 05, 2008, 02:08:31 PM »
Probably one the top 3 most influential dudes in skateboarding, with the skills to back it up.  Great businessman too, I mean coming on SLAP when Black Box hate was outrageous, and winning (almost) everyone over?  Genius.  I still love Dying To Live, looking back it's kinda like the Fully Flared of the handrail era, several similarities.

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Re: JT Appreciation
« Reply #70 on: January 05, 2008, 02:12:30 PM »
Thrill of it all was my go to video back when I really started skating. Just seeing people push the level of skating the way JT and other did in that video was rad, and the leap of faith is still one of the most epic things, fuck mega ramps, leap of faith was raw, I'd take 1 leap of faith bail over anything on a mega ramp any day.
« Last Edit: January 05, 2008, 02:15:17 PM by Choad Muskrat »

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Re: JT Appreciation
« Reply #71 on: January 05, 2008, 02:21:14 PM »

JT's nuts are on my chin.
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wheee!

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Re: JT Appreciation
« Reply #72 on: January 05, 2008, 02:37:38 PM »
Jamie's been putting out good video parts since the Toy Machine era. My favorite has to be Misled Youth or Chomp On This. Besides that, he seems to be a chill and down to earth guy who just loves skating.
Jamie, when are you coming through to Atlanta next?

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Re: JT Appreciation
« Reply #73 on: January 05, 2008, 04:13:35 PM »
DYING TO LIVE

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Re: JT Appreciation
« Reply #74 on: January 05, 2008, 04:14:31 PM »
I don't think it's been said yet, but it should.
Jamie skates to damn good music.

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Re: JT Appreciation
« Reply #75 on: January 05, 2008, 04:41:40 PM »
PERMISSION TO RIP SIRRRR