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  1. Nice!

    Nice!
  2. Thread: MLB 2019

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    I could use the money, but I would piss off far...

    I could use the money, but I would piss off far too many people.

    Some have suggested Bob Costas, who, I think, would be a great choice.

    It is nice to see some teams making the move to extend...
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    ^^ No, I don't see you as being combative at all....

    ^^ No, I don't see you as being combative at all.

    I have seen numerous terrible calls just in the last week or so. Some absolutely did affect the game. I'm referring to pitches that were four...
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    Well, there's a lot of things we all heard 40...

    Well, there's a lot of things we all heard 40 years ago that are total BS. I'll put this in that category, then.
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    ^^ I don't see it ever happening. The game...

    ^^ I don't see it ever happening. The game doesn't need it. They have too many real problems to fix, like terrible umpiring, to start creating more.
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    I just heard that they are experimenting with...

    I just heard that they are experimenting with stealing first base in some minor league games. Any time a ball gets past the catcher, the batter can try to make it to first.

    How dumb is that? It's...
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    Source? I've never heard anything like that. ...

    Source? I've never heard anything like that.

    Then there was the fake Frank Marino claim about Hendrix. He paid dearly for that and it was 100% myth.
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    Yep. I've seen some of the greatest guitarists in...

    Yep. I've seen some of the greatest guitarists in rock, and nobody blew me away like Frank.
  9. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Yep, he seems to have their number. Can't win...

    Yep, he seems to have their number. Can't win them all. Close, though.
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    An unfortunate comparison that has haunted him...

    An unfortunate comparison that has haunted him for decades, mainly because he plays a Strat and likes his wah-wah. It's really unfair, as Robin has certainly carved out his own place in rock and...
  11. Finally, some info. Thanks for posting this. ...

    Finally, some info. Thanks for posting this.

    We do not need a new modern stereo mix, IMHO.
  12. Thread: MLB 2019

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    They had a lot more hits than The Zombies.

    They had a lot more hits than The Zombies.
  13. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Remember, "evil" spelled backwards is "live." ...

    Remember, "evil" spelled backwards is "live."

    Not sure what that means, though.
  14. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Wow, look who has the best record in MLB after...

    Wow, look who has the best record in MLB after the Dodgers' four straight losses. Not bad for a team that still has a number of key players on the IL.
  15. Thread: MLB 2019

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    How about that combined no-hitter on the night...

    How about that combined no-hitter on the night they paid tribute to Tyler Skaggs? Pretty cool. Did they ever announce a cause of death?

    Any second-half predictions? Who's going to make the big...
  16. I made that up all by myself. ;)

    I made that up all by myself. ;)
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    I like small westerns, too. ...

    I like small westerns, too.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7U3e3aSZe0



    Yep, I saw that.
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    Betsy Palmer also played Jason's mother in the...

    Betsy Palmer also played Jason's mother in the original Friday the 13th.
  19. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Withdrawal :(

    Withdrawal
    :(
  20. NNNIIICCCEEE!!!

    NNNIIICCCEEE!!!
  21. What did Lodge sing from "Blue Jays"?

    What did Lodge sing from "Blue Jays"?
  22. Thread: MLB 2019

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    ^^ I heard a report on NPR about this the other...

    ^^ I heard a report on NPR about this the other day. The players want it, the fans want it, I am pretty sure the owners want it. MLB, apparently, does not.

    There are about a half dozen teams doing...
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    ^^That's hilarious!

    ^^That's hilarious!
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    It was an inside joke for those who know who...

    It was an inside joke for those who know who David Dennison is.
  25. Thread: MLB 2019

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    That usually depends on whether they have...

    That usually depends on whether they have upcoming starts or just recently had one. Sometimes, their own manager requests that they not pitch.

    Nice to see Chapman get the save and Tanaka get the...
  26. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Does Joe Buck ever stop talking to breathe?

    Does Joe Buck ever stop talking to breathe?
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    Does anyone actually call a game anymore on the...

    Does anyone actually call a game anymore on the major networks?

    I turned off the awful Joe Buck and Fox's silly microphoned outfielder interviews to see if the ESPN radio broadcast is any better....
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    ^^ His name wasn't David Dennison, was it?

    ^^ His name wasn't David Dennison, was it?
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    I just learned that a friend of mine illustrated...

    I just learned that a friend of mine illustrated at least one of their covers.
  30. Thread: MLB 2019

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    I bounced back and forth between the HR derby and...

    I bounced back and forth between the HR derby and some other shows last night. Man, what a terrible broadcast by ESPN.
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    Do any of these guy aging "rockers" realize how...

    Do any of these guy aging "rockers" realize how ridiculous they look with their hair dyed like that? Let it go, boys, Embrace your age.
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    A personal favorite. I bought a clean copy a few...

    A personal favorite. I bought a clean copy a few years ago. What a hoot!

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ac/Cklutz.jpg/200px-Cklutz.jpg
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    https://i.pinimg.com/originals/78/a5/eb/78a5ebd7ef...

    https://i.pinimg.com/originals/78/a5/eb/78a5ebd7ef5c618cb31a0bed8f953d56.jpg
  34. Thread: Led Zeppelin

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    I never knew "Black Dog" was about a depressed...

    I never knew "Black Dog" was about a depressed Labrador formerly owned by Churchill.
  35. Thread: MLB 2019

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    ^^ Hey, thanks for that. It put the Yanks up by a...

    ^^ Hey, thanks for that. It put the Yanks up by a hefty 6.5 games.
  36. Thread: Birders

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    Most likely a northern cardinal. ...

    Most likely a northern cardinal.
    ...
  37. Thread: ELO in Tacoma

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    I would like to see this show, but tickets are...

    I would like to see this show, but tickets are way too pricey. I have no doubt Jeff Lynne sounds great.
  38. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Nothing? I think MLB will be forced to make...

    Nothing?

    I think MLB will be forced to make some changes. There are very popular players not participating.
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    +1

    +1
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    Who anointed you the speech police? You might not...

    Who anointed you the speech police? You might not like the rules of free speech, but you certainly don't get to set them.

    Are you so insecure that you needed to be shielded from the ideas and...
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    You don't give the fans enough credit. It's not...

    You don't give the fans enough credit. It's not like they're a sea of brain-dead lemmings like we see at ... well, you know.



    Politics may be their field, but self-expression is everybody's.
  42. Thread: ELO in Tacoma

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    How was Dhani Harrison?????????

    How was Dhani Harrison?????????
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    You realize that Roye is not involved. In fact,...

    You realize that Roye is not involved. In fact, well, you know... I hope.
  44. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Henry the 8th won the Sunday race.

    Henry the 8th won the Sunday race.
  45. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Any thoughts about how to change the HR derby to...

    Any thoughts about how to change the HR derby to attract the best players? It seems a number of them (smartly) don't want to participate, based on injury histories from it. I think it's waaaaay too...
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    ^^ no offense taken. None of this surprises me...

    ^^ no offense taken. None of this surprises me one bit.

    If anything, this series perfectly illustrated the game's two biggest problems today: too many home runs, shitty officiating.

    Can't say...
  47. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Yeah, but there have easily been 15-20 terrible...

    Yeah, but there have easily been 15-20 terrible calls form behind the plate.
  48. Thread: MLB 2019

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    You'd think if MLB went to the extent to have...

    You'd think if MLB went to the extent to have games in Europe they would send competent umpires.
  49. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Tomorrow's score will be 2-1.

    Tomorrow's score will be 2-1.
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    A wild one for sure. Par for the course with...

    A wild one for sure. Par for the course with these two teams, but a bit bloated.

    FWIW, there's no talk of a London-based team. This is more about developing more feeding grounds for the...
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    The North Mississippi All Stars are also another...

    The North Mississippi All Stars are also another great band. Not only is Luther a great guitarist, but his brother Cody, the drummer, is also a great guitarist.
  52. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Any thoughts about these international series,...

    Any thoughts about these international series, like the one going on this weekend in London? Do the Brits care enough about American baseball? Especially during the World Cup?
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    Blue Floyd was great! I'm surprised they get such...

    Blue Floyd was great! I'm surprised they get such little mention here.
  54. Thread: MLB 2019

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    I was referring to one in particular. Yep,...

    I was referring to one in particular.



    Yep, that one.
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    Not sure WTF that's supposed to mean. :roll ...

    Not sure WTF that's supposed to mean. :roll



    It's not like I haven't tried to get baseball discussions going. I am not one to post the daily updates. But, if there's something that's newsworthy...
  56. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Have fun! (but not too much ;) )

    Have fun! (but not too much ;) )
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    The sepia toning is to emulate what was actually...

    The sepia toning is to emulate what was actually done in the theaters. The projectionist would have colored glass to place in front of the projector for certain scenes. You would see blue for...
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    I couldn't tell you, but here it is: ...

    I couldn't tell you, but here it is:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FrdVdKlxUk

    So, there is a color version that was likely hand-colored back in the day. It was a common practice. In fact,...
  59. I agree. We rarely have Yes threads and it would...

    I agree. We rarely have Yes threads and it would be a shame for this one to become a casualty. ;)
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    Ron Howard colorized parts of the Beatles Live...

    Ron Howard colorized parts of the Beatles Live doc he recently did. Not sure WTF he was thinking.
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