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by Paul on 03/24/06 at 12:19 PM ET
Attribute the Zamboni’s popularity in part to its mesmerizing effect. “There are three things in life that people like to stare at: a flowing stream, a crackling fire, and a Zamboni clearing the ice,” said Charlie Brown in one Peanuts strip. Credit cartoonist Charles Schulz, who owned a Zamboni, for helping popularize it. Snoopy drove one. So did Woodstock, turning tiny ovals in his frozen birdbath. A Zamboni’s rumbling power might have something to do with the attraction. But watching a Zamboni clean the ice at intermission — 10 minutes to resurface an average hockey rink — gives you time for philosophical thought.read on...perhaps the best Zamboni article I have read...
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