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    Quote Originally Posted by Bark's Lounge View Post
    Yikes. I hope this wasn't you or I'd really worry about you.
    "Peace, love, dope! Now get the hell out!"
    Resistance is Sisyphusian!

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    Send in the clowns.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    all the moderators have left break out the booze!
    Woot! And just in time for the rally! Doug Bernier has entered the game!

    What's the record for biggest deficit overcome in a game?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    all the moderators have left break out the booze!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LaBombo View Post
    Another reason to be glad the metric system never caught on here.
    Yeah metric has never caught on in the US, what's with that SABRMETRIC community anyway? You'd think they might find a use for it.
    Last edited by twinsnorth49; 09-11-2013 at 10:18 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverbrian View Post
    In the U.S... It's 49
    In Canada... It's 41
    what conversion is that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LaBombo View Post
    By coincidence, just before I read that I reconsidered and decided I'd lobby for blaming the jinx on the joker who applauded Pelfrey's ERA briefly going below 5 in the first inning tonight.

    Unless you were the joker who wrote it, in which case I'm nominating it for Most Presciently Ironic Post of the Year.
    Some people call me Maurice.
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    Um, Morneau went 4 for 5 tonight and scored 2 runs.

    Looking now to see how Span did.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeee View Post
    Send in the clowns.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinsnorth49 View Post
    what conversion is that?
    It's an exception to the standard english-to-metric conversion rule, which is to "double it, and add 30".

    If you're interested in learning more about it, there's an educational album by acclaimed Canadian educators Bob and Doug McKenzie:

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeee View Post
    Send in the clowns.
    Have you not been watching?

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinsnorth49 View Post
    Yeah metric has never caught on in the US, what's with that SABRMETRIC community anyway? You'd think they might find a use for it.



    "You and your damned cybermetrics!"

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    I can't believe I still have this game on.
    "Peace, love, dope! Now get the hell out!"
    Resistance is Sisyphusian!

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    So when do we get to see the baking that jinxed us, ChiTown?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChiTownTwinsFan View Post
    Yikes. I hope this wasn't you or I'd really worry about you.
    Don't worry about him, the horns are almost unbreakable.
    Every post is not every other post. - a wise man

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    If I were the Twins, I would have the ushers hand out bobbleheads or something to every fan who is sufficiently loyal to still be in the stadium right now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFChief View Post
    Don't worry about him, the horns are almost unbreakable.
    Maybe I am punchy, but that is hilarious.

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    So Mrs Chief and I took the dog (Kirby) for a walk, had a nice visit out in the garage, she said she was going up to bed, I said "I think I'll finish the Twins game."

    She just looked at me and said, sadly, "Why?" More to herself than to me.

    Damn that woman and her impeccable logic.
    Every post is not every other post. - a wise man

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFChief View Post
    So Mrs Chief and I took the dog (Kirby) for a walk, had a nice visit out in the garage, she said she was going up to bed, I said "I think I'll finish the Twins game."

    She just looked at me and said, sadly, "Why?" More to herself than to me.

    Damn that woman and her impeccable logic.
    I like Mrs. Chief. Smarter than all of us!
    "Peace, love, dope! Now get the hell out!"
    Resistance is Sisyphusian!

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    Twins may need to bring in Perkins just to get home tonight.

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