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by treebird
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Bullpen Options
Replies: 163
Views: 8280

Re: Bullpen Options

unless we are really confident we’re actually going to sign darvish for way less than expected, spending any of our limited under the tax money on okay 35 year old relievers seems bad. Or it means they aren’t really that serious about Darvish and are just making sure they explore every avenue. if w...
by treebird
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Bullpen Options
Replies: 163
Views: 8280

Re: Bullpen Options

unless we are really confident we’re actually going to sign darvish for way less than expected, spending any of our limited under the tax money on okay 35 year old relievers seems bad.
by treebird
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Social
Topic: podcast thread
Replies: 261
Views: 11395

Re: podcast thread

Jesus Christ; Dougboys tends to turn pretty unbearable in the wake of a new SW movie coming out. I really hope they are able to stick to leaving all the Star Wars talk in the doubles. I want nothing to do with any of what Mitch has to say about it or his awesome arguments where he just screams YOUR...
by treebird
Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 20002
Views: 600645

Re: Politics & Current Events

CyHawk_Cub wrote:


why not just promise to blow up all the dams in the state too? nothing matters, be the super villain you want to be.
by treebird
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Yu Darvish Thread
Replies: 369
Views: 18304

Re: The Yu Darvish Thread

I demand a MS Paint of this if we do end up signing him between the start with Theo/Jed seemingly telling Cobb to horsefeathers off and laughing in his face when he wanted $20+ Mil AAV then getting on a plane to go meet with Yu and that meeting involving Yu not using a translator (which made it go ...
by treebird
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: TV thread
Replies: 2002
Views: 77658

Re: TV thread

I mean, she's not wrong; so many of the characters definitely seem like exactly the kind of people to get swept up in the Trump stuff. If it's supposed to be topical like it was before, then it would be pretty disingenuous to make the characters not along those lines. roseanne does not deserve the ...
by treebird
Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 2796
Views: 132530

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

dave cameron is leaving fangraphs to go work for the padres. i’ve always thought he was pretty terrible. i guess you just automatically qualify for these jobs if you work for fangraphs or bp long enough.
by treebird
Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Bears 2018 Offseason: Matt Nagy Hired as Head Coach
Replies: 348
Views: 9024

Re: Bears 2018 Offseason: Matt Nagy Hired as Head Coach

David wrote:


Nagy and Stacey woke up their four sons, Brayden, Tate, Jaxon and Jett.


ahem please pay me royalties
by treebird
Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: TV thread
Replies: 2002
Views: 77658

Re: TV thread

Roseanne Conner will be a Donald Trump supporter. Roseanne Barr, the series’ creator confirmed her character’s political leanings during the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on Tuesday, as The Associated Press report. “I’ve always attempted to portray a realistic portrait of the Ame...
by treebird
Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: #MeToo
Replies: 1008
Views: 26128

Re: #MeToo

cl smooth wrote:we're talking about the same james franco who was hitting on a 17-year old on instagram a few years back, correct?


yeah, franco has a lousy reputation and these accusations are a lot more significant than the posters above are acknowledging.
by treebird
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Starting Pitching candidates
Replies: 1217
Views: 58881

Re: Starting Pitching candidates

https://twitter.com/jeffpassan/status/950431207069749251 https://twitter.com/jeffpassan/status/950431559072567296 Well, I'll certainly be happy if G. Cole leaves our division and goes to the AL. I do feel bad for Pirates' fans though. They had a good run and now it's all falling apart slowly... I P...
by treebird
Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:50 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Starting Pitching candidates
Replies: 1217
Views: 58881

Re: Starting Pitching candidates

TomtheBombadil wrote:
CubinNY wrote:I hate when Cubswin and Cubswin11 post back and forth for several posts uninterrupted. I keep forgetting who’s making what point.


If you guys are into it I can probably make a really good post in between each of their posts.


no
by treebird
Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Starting Pitching candidates
Replies: 1217
Views: 58881

Re: Starting Pitching candidates

i am generally terrified of arrieta going forward and am not really interested in him at any amount he might possibly accept.
by treebird
Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Bears 2018 Offseason: Matt Nagy Hired as Head Coach
Replies: 348
Views: 9024

Re: Bears 2018 Offseason: Fox Fired

Thrilho wrote:So Tim, PM me your preferred Venmo/PayPal/Quickpay thing or else I can donate the $20 to the site.


great now the site’s going to get shut down when the feds find out it exists only thanks to the largesse of weed barons and their ill-gotten riches
by treebird
Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: podcast thread
Replies: 261
Views: 11395

Re: podcast thread

Sammy Sofa wrote:That looks pretty good, actually. Is it somehow magically compatible with premium/paid podcasts?


There are unofficial rss feeds for howl/stitcher premium. I also used to get the doughboys double through it and it worked fine as well.
by treebird
Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: podcast thread
Replies: 261
Views: 11395

Re: podcast thread

i love pocket casts.
by treebird
Sun Dec 31, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Wade Davis Signs with the Rockies, 3/$52 M
Replies: 40
Views: 1868

Re: Wade Davis Signs with the Rockies, 3/$52 M

So apparently Wade Davis hated Chicago: http://www.nyyfansforum.com/showthread.php/137545-2017-2018-Hot-Stove-Thread?p=8434017&viewfull=1#post8434017 Guy posted this two days before the deal was announced, even got the Rockies right. He says Davis is a country guy that likes to hunt. i am sure ...
by treebird
Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:41 am
Forum: Social
Topic: #MeToo
Replies: 1008
Views: 26128

Re: #MeToo

Looks like she made her account private and the tweet can't be viewed by anyone not following her. Can't even imagine the filth she probably got in response to this. she was tweeting earlier about the terrible messages she was getting on facebook and instagram. people acting like that is disgusting...
by treebird
Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: #MeToo
Replies: 1008
Views: 26128

Re: Corporate grab ass shenanigans, and so much worse

can we change the title of this thread to #metoo

i don’t think the title was written with malice but I feel a little squicky seeing the flippant CORPORATE GRABASS SHENANIGANS right above these sad stories of women revealing their assaults.
by treebird
Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Technology Chit-Chat
Replies: 746
Views: 25943

Re: Technology Chit-Chat

hey derwood, what kind of feedback have you gotten about this tv from your store? best buy and amazon are the only two places that sell it https://www.rtings.com/tv/reviews/tcl/p-series-2017-p607 https://www.bestbuy.com/site/tcl-55-class-54-6-diag--led-2160p-smart-4k-ultra-hd-tv-with-high-dynamic-r...
by treebird
Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Yu Darvish Thread
Replies: 369
Views: 18304

Re: The Yu Darvish Thread

we definitely need some more twists and turns for the mspaint. I CAN ONLY DRAW SO MANY PICTURES OF THIS BARSTOOL IDIOT
by treebird
Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Yu Darvish Thread
Replies: 369
Views: 18304

Re: The Yu Darvish Thread

jersey cubs fan wrote:It's kind of pointless for Yu's personal physician to be involved at all.


I really like the idea of Darvish’s doctor being there for the physical.

“Elbow? Yeah I actually checked that this morning, looks real good, no reason to check again.”
by treebird
Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Yu Darvish Thread
Replies: 369
Views: 18304

Re: The Yu Darvish Thread

Derwood wrote:Twitter is awful[tm]


that’s like saying message boards are awful just because you post here
by treebird
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: Polls
Topic: How many 30 HR players?
Replies: 22
Views: 711

Re: How many 30 HR players?

David wrote:
TomtheBombadil wrote:
Derwood wrote:Rizzo and Schwarber, with lots of guys flirting with 30 but not quite getting there


Image


damn this was a perfect gif for this lmao


i could not believe i was smashing the heart for a bombadil post but he nailed it
by treebird
Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: podcast thread
Replies: 261
Views: 11395

Re: podcast thread

Butterscup wrote:Pee Cast Blast


all these episodes are available on howl/stitcher premium now.

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