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by biittner77
Thu Mar 30, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Blackhawks 2016-17 regular season
Replies: 112
Views: 4561

Re: Blackhawks 2016-17 regular season

minnesotacubsfan wrote:St. Louis. I want revenge


Nashville. I don't care who ends st louis' season.

I want Calgary the least, I could just see Tchkachuk elbowing somebody important in the head.
by biittner77
Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Food Monstrosities
Replies: 335
Views: 9374

Re: Food Monstrosities

Speaking of painfully slow service. I've always wanted to try this challenge:

4 people go to Steak and Shake. 2 drive away. How far can they get before the other 2 people get their food?
by biittner77
Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Food Monstrosities
Replies: 335
Views: 9374

Re: Food Monstrosities

50K places to eat in Vegas and he picks taco bell? I was there the weekend the strip white castle opened and you should've seen the line for it...it was out the door, easily a block long (i also got white castle but at like 4 am when there was barely a line) also there is always at least somewhat o...
by biittner77
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: I like Gold Gloves and I cannot lie: the Jason Heyward thread
Replies: 428
Views: 22199

Re: I like Gold Gloves and I cannot lie: the Jason Heyward thread

My Grandfather, who turned 100 in 2008, really hated Fukudome's "spinning around nonsense".
by biittner77
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Michael Barrett's punching bag retires
Replies: 3
Views: 166

Re: Michael Barrett's punching bag retires

He might be ok as an analyst. It couldn't make him any less likable, could it? Also, it keeps that picture of Barrett punching him in the face in the public's recent memory. In fact, Fox should make that his profile picture. Or they could have a segment called "punch AJ in the face".
by biittner77
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: ITT: Raisin & Tom/King Kong Obsess Over Shohei Otani
Replies: 204
Views: 12321

Re: ITT: Raisin & Tom/King Kong Obsess Over Shohei Otani

Plenty of great seats available...
by biittner77
Wed Mar 29, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Top 108 Moments for the 2016 Cubs (Now at #10)
Replies: 487
Views: 18808

Re: Top 108 Moments for the 2016 Cubs (Now at #11)

It's pretty amazing how much better the Cubs were defensively than every other team they played during the playoffs. One day, the popular thought will return to offense being more valuable than defense and people will be pointing to this Cubs team to make a point about whichever side of that debate ...
by biittner77
Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: TRYING TO DECIDE IF I LIKE THIS SHIRT OR NOT
Replies: 40
Views: 543

Re: TRYING TO DECIDE IF I LIKE THIS SHIRT OR NOT

OleMissCub wrote:I'd wear the horsefeathers out of that if I lived in New Orleans

@NOLA


Wouldn't it be very hot wearing a black t shirt in New Orleans? Or anywhere else where it gets hot and humid for that matter. Unless of course you don't go outside much.
by biittner77
Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Is Szczur Gone & 40-Man Roster Discussion
Replies: 57
Views: 2410

Re: Is Szczur Gone & 40-Man Roster Discussion

Heard the Maddon comments on La Stella being willing to go to Iowa. Interesting. It may mean the Cubs will go with just 5 infielders to start the season. It's also possible Maddon is saying that now as a way to improve the team's leverage in a possible trade. with 5 ml starter quality infielders, t...
by biittner77
Mon Mar 27, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baez impresses Baez
Replies: 545
Views: 26739

Re: Baez impresses Baez

Maddon has loved Baez from day 1. I bet Baez is the emergency catcher because there's nothing he can't do defensively.
by biittner77
Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Funniest heckles you have heard at baseball games
Replies: 49
Views: 2506

Re: Funniest heckles you have heard at baseball games

One of the pleasures of Camden Yards is that someone got the great idea to have a walkway that runs basically over the top of the bull pen. This means that people can yell down at the visiting starting pitcher before the game starts.
by biittner77
Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: General Chit-Chat thread
Replies: 1285
Views: 44639

Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Hairyducked Idiot wrote:Found the spazzy white guy.

(Granted around here that's not exactly Waldo)


Might have to be my new signature.
by biittner77
Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Tim Tebow Sucks
Replies: 38
Views: 1393

Re: Tim Tebow Sucks

SouthSideRyan wrote:
CubInOK wrote:Poor guy got sent down to single-A today.


I'm pretty sure that was always the plan, he only played major league games because of the WBC, split squad games and for jersey sales.


Pros: he can buy his under age teammates beer

Cons: he'll probably give them his testimony instead.
by biittner77
Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baez impresses Baez
Replies: 545
Views: 26739

Re: Baez impresses Baez

Soembody asked him if this Puerto Rico team was the best team he'd ever played on. He basically sort of kind of said that it was. The studio guys were were all "Oh no he didn't" as if that was going to cause some sort of controversy.
by biittner77
Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NHL Regular Season 16-17
Replies: 41
Views: 1335

Re: NHL Regular Season 16-17

The Blue Jackets have set franchise records for wins and points, and still have 14 games to go. I'll be disappointed if they don't get out of the first round this year, but they would have to catch the Capitals to guarantee a much easier match up (they'd play the Penguins if the season ended today)...
by biittner77
Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: David Ross
Replies: 161
Views: 6300

Re: David Ross

jersey cubs fan wrote:


They bedazzled him. Who would do that to someone they didn't hate?
by biittner77
Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: OK, so which of you is this?
Replies: 11
Views: 511

Re: OK, so which of you is this?

I'm Dong i cus!
by biittner77
Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Blackhawks 2016-17 regular season
Replies: 112
Views: 4561

Re: Blackhawks 2016-17 regular season

ok so you guys know i'm about a half notch below mojo in my hockey indifference. so last time i remember checking, the hawks were hanging with the wild points/record wise but i remember them being wayyyyy behind in goal differential (like i remember it being maybe mid single digits positive). the h...
by biittner77
Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Is Szczur Gone & 40-Man Roster Discussion
Replies: 57
Views: 2410

Re: Is Szczur Gone & 40-Man Roster Discussion

Andreoli is cannon fodder, it's Zagunis who takes up Szczur's mantle as a RH reserve OF Why put Zagunis on the 40 man before you have to? You have 4 quality outfielders on the major league team and a Javy Baez that can push 2 more there. The 5th outfielder, Iowa shuttle guy is supposed to be someon...
by biittner77
Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Food Monstrosities
Replies: 335
Views: 9374

Re: Food Monstrosities

Apologies if I've asked this before. The kids at school talk about an underground sandwich that they create called a "McGangbang". Apparently, they order a double cheeseburger and a fried chicken breast sandwich, take the chicken breast and add it to the burger. Anyone ever heard of this?
by biittner77
Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Cars and Whatnot
Replies: 9
Views: 320

Re: Cars and Whatnot

Have you considered buying a car at an auction? It's a decent option when you're looking for cheap transportation. If you have a mechanic that you can trust to fix any problems it can be the best bet. My son's 97 Toyota Camry got totaled by a saintly young man (insured gave him much more than any bu...
by biittner77
Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: General Cubs Chit-Chat
Replies: 2418
Views: 105200

Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

Jo dy
Jo dy Davis
catcher without a beer.*

Those lines seem that much more ironic since he's related to a pitcher.


*I don't accept the notion that Harry Caray knew the meaning of the word peer or that he'd use it in this iconic song.
by biittner77
Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: The Travel Thread
Replies: 145
Views: 4959

Re: The Travel Thread

Thanks, this is great. What about the Historic District as opposed to downtown? They're basically one in the same. Most hotel websites call it the Historic District. South of Calhoun is preferred, but there are a few hotels along Meeting St. just north of Calhoun that would be OK as well. I'll seco...
by biittner77
Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Top 108 Moments for the 2016 Cubs (Now at #10)
Replies: 487
Views: 18808

Re: Top 108 Moments for the 2016 Cubs (Now at #27)

bukie wrote:Everybody's a critic.


On the plus side, next year you'll only have to do one top moment.

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