• Our developer will be working on RCF over the next few weeks. Things may look wonky at times, normal functions may not work or dissappear completely. It's the nature of the beast but we'll try to make sure this is painless as possible.

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As most of you have heard last night, the banner did not get approved by the Commissioner of Buildings at around 4:30pm. There was nothing we can do at this point, but we did not give up. With some magic of real Cavs fans and a few hundred emails we managed to get ahold of the right person. That person was Dan Gilbert, owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers. WUJU, a member of realcavsfans.com contacted Dan as a last ditch effort to see if anything could be done.

Dan replies minutes later and expressed that he will see what he can do. Next thing you know it the Chief of Government Affairs allows us to put the banner up as a "temporary go-ahead". The speculations are that we come down to City Hall first thing Monday morning to apply for an appeal to keep the banner up.

While it is a great day for all Cavs fans, there is still business to take care of to keep our message up on that wall.

I just want to personally thank everyone from RealCavsFans.com for helping us pay for everything to get this done. The banner, the install and even the parking spaces that we needed to install, thank you from the bottom of my heart. Karl Singleton Jr., from Hotcards.com and The Foundation4u, Mike Rini from Repros, Nick Hendrix from Aries Eye Photography & Boyersigns.com thank you all for your help and support. Especially Patrick Kocon (WUJU) that dude really pulled through. He was relentless and didn't take no for an answer. He did so much to get this banner up, he even pulled money out of his own pocket to help pay for the parking spots. Such a great dude and he has my highest respect. Nick from Nick's Sports Corner, thank you so much for letting us use your building. The place was great and everyone there was super friendly. We hope that this sign will generate plenty of business for you. We did a beautiful thing today people. We are expressing art, our fanhood & Cleveland culture altogether. Thank you again and GO CAVS!

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Wow, looks amazing!
 

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Dan Gilbert kicks ass !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

What Glen didn't mention is that Gilbert received and responded to WUJU's e-mail very late on Friday night.



Thanks, Glen for all you did to make this happen. You can be humble about it, but we know how much freaking work you have done on this project, with a huge boost of energy over the last week! Way to go. Sleep well tonight!



The pictures of so many people taking pictures of the banner are just awesome.





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Sorry I haven't been paying attention to this and have no real idea what's going on... but that looks fucking awesome. Well done by everyone involved I must say.
 

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I've only been here for about a year and a half. I can't imagine what it feels like to have this brainchild for longer and also get it up in part of thousands of fans along with a dedicated crew and, oh, I guess just plain ol' Dan Gilbert. Congratulations!
 

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Dan Gilbert responded via his blackberry. I thought that was pretty awesome.

WUJU, you are the man in the velvet jacket!
 

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If anything ever called for old school rep, this does. What a great job you guys did! So cool.
 

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WUJU comes through in the clutch and gets in touch with Dan fkn Gilbert who ends up making this happen?

That's ridiculously amazing. Major props to Glen, WUJU, etc again. Also, Dan Gilbert is awesome.
 

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Wow.

Dan Gilbert is a pimp if I ever saw one. Fucking epic.

I hope it stays up!! At least for the playoffs. I want to take pics of it when I come up for a game.
 

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oh man that banner is effing dope...think i need to head up i 71 and take a picture in front of it. good job yall
 

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Thanks glen and wuju. It would be nice if our two other team's owners could be like Dan Gilbert
 

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My favorite story form all of this (sorry original poster who relayed the story, I forget who wrote it) was the receptionist of the Mayor's Office telling callers, "Yes, the mayor is aware of the billboard issue, and that is all he heard about all morning."

I think a lot of powerful people became aware of how far reaching this project had grown in the past 24 hours, and that is a tribute not just to a handful of people who captained this big yacht of awesomeness, but the members with small post counts, the members who have only been around of a few months, and even the lurkers.

Now the Cavs have to hold up their end of the bargain and bring home the Ship. Go Cans!
 

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This is going to be a record for the amount of thanks in one post.

Thanks Glen, you and everyone that has contributed is awesome.
 

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That is amazing.

Over the past couple of years I've been on this site and following the Cav's I've grown attached to the city of cleveland. This is great.
 

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