Backstage Q&A at Piratefest 2011 with Pirate bloggers and online media

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As the 7 p.m. General Public Q&A was starting to wind down, I made my way to side of the stage to meet up with Media Relations Coordinator Matt Nordby of the Pirates.  He was gathering the "nerd herd" of bloggers and online media to meet with Frank Coonelly, Neal Huntington, and a Pirates player backstage.  Present at the backstage event were myself, Charlie and Vlad from Bucs Dugout, Matt from Pittsburgh Lumber Company, Kristy from Pirates Booty, the husband/wife team of Bucco Zone, and Tom from Rumbunter.  Special thanks to Tom, as I understand that he was the impetus for this little soiree.  These bullet-pointed answers are responses to all of the group's questions, not just...

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