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I found my cellphone! I know you don't know this, but I haven't had my cellphone in about a month and a half or so. Some crazy amount of time. Jonny Dub kept telling me to get a new one. Always reminding me that I'm paying for the service. I would say, "I know, Jonny Dub. I know." It was getting really inconvenient. Like meeting up at games is a real chore when you don't have a cellphone. A pain.

But here's a little secret. I may be a little bit obssessive compulsive. Not anything real crazy or anything, but there are just certain things that I like to do to ensure that things go right. One of them is this... I use my cellphone to determine the outcome of Padres games.

Here's how it works. I have one of them Nokia phones that has the bowling game on it. As far as I can tell, there's no way to time it to ensure that you'll get a strike. Maybe I just suck, but I'm usually pretty good at these kinds of things. In fact, the goal that I set for myself is usually to bowl over 200 which is just about impossible to do unless you get two strikes in a row at some point. Bowling 200 is something that happens, I'd guess maybe half the time, and I'm convinced in my mind that if I can get over 200, the Padres will win.

It sounds crazy, I know. But during May, I would break out the phone at the designated time and play the one game of bowling that would count and I was bowling 200s like mad. Since I haven't had my phone in a while, I haven't been able to bowl 200s. But now it's back baby! One more superstitious thing for me to be able to do to help the Padres win!