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Anyone here have mob ties?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Bad Brains, Dec 2, 2004.

  1. Bad Brains

    Bad Brains Banned

    Jan 7, 2004
    Detroit, michigan
    I bet that would help you get a gig. You could have someone make an offer to a bar owner that he couldn't refuse...

    But seriously, I was bored last weekend so I rented the first 2 Godfather movies, and i'm also a huge fan of Goodfellas. I can relate to these because I work at a restaurant back home, and the owner is a mafioso. I love listining to one of the waitesses (who parents used to own the restaurant) becasue she always tells me crazy stories about people who actually go in there and other mafiosos in the city ect. It's kind of crazy that all this stuff goes in right in my own town.

    Other things about the owners.
    - Italian, lots of money, and they don't give a dam about their business. They are not making money at all.
    - His dad was one of the original owners of a very high class Italian restaurant in Detroit back in the 50's and 60's that was rumored to be mafia runned.
    - The city counsil tried to ban him from actually buying the restaurant.
    - As soon as he did buy the restaurant, he banned every cop from the place.

    I can't name this place, but I still think this is cool. I'm sure some of you people have some Mafia connections in some way, lets hear them.
  2. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Hey, are you talking about my uncle Tony's place?

    Meh, probably, the mob has to make a living too ya know. :)
  3. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    Yeah...uh hehe...organized crime is cool. Just like the movies.


    brad cook
  4. yes i do, and i post about them on the internet all the time
  5. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    my great grandfather was in the Italian Mafia, he committed suicide to get out, this is the truth.
  6. there was Tommy, Jimmy, Frankie, Tony, Johnny, Sonny, Paulie, Ricky, Billy...........and so on in a typical Scorsese narration stylee.
  7. NV43345


    Apr 1, 2003
    Growing up in Chicago my Dad used to tell me stories about some of the clubs he played in,where the gansters would
    have to check there guns at the door.we lived right up the
    street from the Garage where the St.Valentines massacer
    took place.My dad playes at alot of "Private" gigs for some of the connected guys to.There is one story he told me about a
    gangster named Sam Paris that had his own bowling alley
    in the basement of his house.
  8. BustinJustin

    BustinJustin banned

    Sep 12, 2003
    NYC, LI too

    ha, quite enjoyable!
  9. xyllion

    xyllion Commercial User

    Jan 14, 2003
    San Jose, CA, USA
    Owner, Looperlative Audio Products
    aaaaa, fugged aboudit
  10. canopener


    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    Often, Chinese restaurant owners rent out their restaurants after hours for parties. I doubt it was any sort of mob thing.
  11. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    Well, I may not know somebody, but I might know somebody who knows somebody who knows somebody in the mafia.

    You didn't hear me say that.
  12. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    Honestly I really didn't hear you say that.

    Maybe I should turn my speakers up or something. Is anyone else getting audio on this thread??

    brad cook
  13. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    Anyone here with mob ties that decides to tell us all about them can probably count on that being their last post here at TB. I think the real mobsters prefer to remain anonymous.

  14. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    Id tell you, but then Id have to kill you.
  15. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    Yes, because I'm sure mobsters are patrolling TB waiting to see if they get a shout-out.

    brad cook
  16. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    They patrol everything else, why not TB? :D

  17. Bad Brains

    Bad Brains Banned

    Jan 7, 2004
    Detroit, michigan
    Well i'm sure they are not real mobsters, it's probably just all in my mind.

    Besides all the dangerous ones are behind bars now, so none of us have to worry.
  18. Against Will

    Against Will Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2003
    Big Sound Central
    I think John Turner's in the mob. Think about it.

    Just think about it.

    *winks discreetly*
  19. Ericman197


    Feb 23, 2004
    Living in an affluent neighboarhood that is roughly one quarter Italian, I've met quite a few people with maffia ties. Ironically, the Sopranos film down the street from me.
  20. Don't_Fret

    Don't_Fret Justin Schornstein

    Dec 10, 2003
    The Sopranos films all over the place in Jersey.