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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    But... You guys both agree that Jeff Goldblum's character in Independence Day... being the ex-husband of a key member of the Presidents inner circle was awfully convenient and the fact that Will Smith's stripper fiancée finding the 1st Lady after the crash suggest that they all lived in a very small world.
    Trick question. Darth Vader doesn't actually say, "Luke, I am your father."

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    Quote Originally Posted by crarko View Post
    Unless that's from Godzilla I think we're good.
    I approve of spoiling one new movie, but not spoiling which movie is spoiled!

    Yeah, i didn't know it was from a recent movie, so you're doin' fine.

    (And gosh, now i'm trying to think the last time i made it to a proper movie theater. As media goes, i feel like i'll echo Walter's 3'000 years of beautiful tradition comment, i'm living in the past.)
    "You have no idea how often I contemplate the wavefunction of baseballs. I've
    lost whole days to the subject.

    Sorry, not a joke,"
    ++(a pro physics friend)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reider View Post
    You said you were griping about his play, but being fair at the same time, so it didn't come across as you disagreeing with me.
    Sometimes I contradict myself, but I never do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashburyjohn View Post
    Bill Smith woulda signed Nyjer.
    Disagree, but he might have time-traveled back to his age 5 T-ball season and signed him as an international in his native People's Republic of San Fra...

    uhh... too political even for a game thread?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashburyjohn View Post
    Bill Smith woulda signed Nyjer.
    He did... But he spelled it wrong... and we lost him

    MSNBC did the same thing with Pierz Morgan

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    S and Sconnie... Welcome to the game thread... Love having you guys aboard but we normally don't debate extremely hard here.
    yeah, we just make fun of the fact that the Twins CF position is OPSing something around .600.

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    Nolasco actually looking like the pitcher we expected to get... Unfortunately, the offense is looking like the offense we expected to see behind him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashburyjohn View Post
    Trick question. Darth Vader doesn't actually say, "Luke, I am your father."
    My absolute favorite parody of that moment:

    Luke: "I'm not left handed"

    Vader: "You are now!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashburyjohn View Post
    Sometimes I contradict myself, but I never do.
    Do we need to speak to the contradiction stick?

    (dang google. is no obscure reference safe?")
    "You have no idea how often I contemplate the wavefunction of baseballs. I've
    lost whole days to the subject.

    Sorry, not a joke,"
    ++(a pro physics friend)

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    Quote Originally Posted by LaBombo View Post
    Forgave those issues because the dog survived the tunnel explosion, former Taxi star Judd Hirsch's performance as The Fly's dad


    and most of all Harry Connick's impression of Jesse Jackson.
    They should have driven a taxi to Washington... And Danny DeVito should have been in there somewhere.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    He did... But he spelled it wrong... and we lost him

    MSNBC did the same thing with Pierz Morgan
    I'm glad Randy Marsh isn't a GM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sampleSizeOfOne View Post
    (And gosh, now i'm trying to think the last time i made it to a proper movie theater. As media goes, i feel like i'll echo Walter's 3'000 years of beautiful tradition comment, i'm living in the past.)
    Perhaps here?

    http://youtu.be/BtlfZrPDGNs
    Oh, I'm a lumberjack, and I'm okay,
    I sleep all night and I work all day.

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    It never reached 'get off my lawn' territory, but Morris's lamenting pitch counts made me afraid he was about to lambast the horseless carriage at any moment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sampleSizeOfOne View Post
    Do we need to speak to the contradiction stick?

    (dang google. is no obscure reference safe?")
    This?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sampleSizeOfOne View Post
    My absolute favorite parody of that moment:

    Luke: "I'm not left handed"

    Vader: "You are now!"
    Two for the price of one, unless I'm missing a third.

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    And here comes Pedro!

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    Quote Originally Posted by diehardtwinsfan View Post
    yeah, we just make fun of the fact that the Twins CF position is OPSing something around .600.
    Exactly... The Twins CF OPS is so low... It's under a (blank)

    It's under a (Blank)... Fannie Flagg... The Twins OPS is so low... It's under a (Blank).

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    Quote Originally Posted by stringer bell View Post
    And here comes Pedro!
    And here comes Danny!
    Oh, I'm a lumberjack, and I'm okay,
    I sleep all night and I work all day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashburyjohn View Post
    I'm glad Randy Marsh isn't a GM.
    What? I thought this was America?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashburyjohn View Post
    "I don't know -- Probably."

    "Probably. Very Probably. Certain, in fact."

    Ah...

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