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Don't forget your dinner with Ocho

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once i started following chad on twitter i've gotten a lot more respect for the dude..

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Plane is taking off now, flight is 53 minutes long, tweet will be sent at 4 or shortly after once we land on where 2 nights dinner is. bye 5 minutes ago via twidroid

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I don't want Chad on this team...I would never get to eat with him

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That guy is crazy, but that seems pretty cool of him.

Who wants to take a guess as to the venue?

It was a nice local steakhouse in Indy.

I'm trying to remember if any of the steakhouses have a big separate room.

I'm guessing Sullivan's

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He's going to go to either BLT or Mez. They asked for BLT but I'm not sure they could accommodate that many in a separate room. Mez can give them the whole upstairs....it's Jordans favorite spot at the EpiCentre and they actually got Jordan to text Ocho to pick that place.

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I cannot believe people are trying to turn this into something negative or about publicity, if he wanted publicity he would announce this through the media, not twitter where only the fans can see it. If he wanted attention for it he would let ESPN know and they would air it all over national TV.

he does this pretty much every game, he even takes fans on $2,000 shopping sprees on his own dime, STEELERS fans at that.

he is a good dude who likes to have fun and gets a bad rap because people are ignorant.

I wish I could make it there, I am a huge Chad Johnson fan.

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Yeah wish I was in Charlotte today, or this weekend for that matter, but I'm stuck on campus and have assignments due... Chad's one of my favorite athletes period and he does give back, he's a real dude... I don't understand how people are trying to spin this. As dimbee said, he's taken fans in opposing teams' cities out on shopping sprees, which I mentioned in the other thread about him as well.

I don't see what the problem is, so often people complain about how athletes are stuck up and don't 'mingle with the commoners,' you got a guy that's doing that and you look for a way to tear him apart for it?

Also, regardless of whether he likes the media attention, which he does, I'm sure he can find plenty of other way to get it without spending 10k each weekend on people he doesn't know - he has to have some other intrinsic motivation for doing it.

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