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The Cardinals

Postby jersey cubs fan » Wed Feb 03, 2016 5:07 pm

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Re: The Cardinals

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Wed Feb 03, 2016 5:51 pm

1, 2, skip a few, 99, 100!
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby David » Wed Feb 03, 2016 6:01 pm

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Obviously, you're posting it because that guy is a dummy, but yeah. Either that's a really old post by that guy, or that guy just misread the odds and was looking at the opening odds, which almost match what he's saying.

http://espn.go.com/chalk/story/_/id/145 ... -superbook
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby treebird » Wed Feb 03, 2016 6:35 pm

David wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote:


Obviously, you're posting it because that guy is a dummy, but yeah. Either that's a really old post by that guy, or that guy just misread the odds and was looking at the opening odds, which almost match what he's saying.

http://espn.go.com/chalk/story/_/id/145 ... -superbook


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i think somebody emptied the coffee pot on his logic board again
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby David » Wed Feb 03, 2016 6:37 pm

treebird wrote:
David wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote:


Obviously, you're posting it because that guy is a dummy, but yeah. Either that's a really old post by that guy, or that guy just misread the odds and was looking at the opening odds, which almost match what he's saying.

http://espn.go.com/chalk/story/_/id/145 ... -superbook


D.A.V.I.D. ERROR REPORTING SYSTEM

i think somebody emptied the coffee pot on his logic board again


huh?

i got the point of the post. i just questioned the odds themselves so I went to look it up.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby treebird » Wed Feb 03, 2016 6:40 pm

David wrote:
treebird wrote:
David wrote:
Obviously, you're posting it because that guy is a dummy, but yeah. Either that's a really old post by that guy, or that guy just misread the odds and was looking at the opening odds, which almost match what he's saying.

http://espn.go.com/chalk/story/_/id/145 ... -superbook


D.A.V.I.D. ERROR REPORTING SYSTEM

i think somebody emptied the coffee pot on his logic board again


huh?

i got the point of the post. i just questioned the odds themselves so I went to look it up.


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Re: The Cardinals

Postby Bull » Wed Feb 03, 2016 6:49 pm

This David as a robot thing has gone through the funny/not funny cycle multiple times and gets more funny and more not funny every time around.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby David » Wed Feb 03, 2016 6:51 pm

Bull wrote:This David as a robot thing has gone through the funny/not funny cycle multiple times and gets more funny and more not funny every time around.


the best part was that, iirc, it started because i didn't understand why someone would want to beat up a pitcher for hitting someone in the face instead of being upset/distraught over their friend getting hit in the face
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Feb 03, 2016 10:49 pm

I thought it was mostly for the C-3P0-stype killjoy posts like the one above.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby David » Wed Feb 03, 2016 10:53 pm

yeah, you know me, the ultimate kill joy!

otoh, if ridiculing a definition of sandwiches under which subs and italian beef aren't considered sandwiches (not to mention crazies that eat syrup-less waffles), then killjoy i will be.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Feb 03, 2016 10:55 pm

Plus the weird, miscalculated, Careless-like bouts of emotional outbursts.

It makes you more lovable, quite frankly.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Feb 03, 2016 10:56 pm

I picture you looking like the robot from Buck Rogers when you're happy and the nightmare-'bot from The Black Hole when you rage.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby David » Wed Feb 03, 2016 11:01 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:Plus the weird, miscalculated, Careless-like bouts of emotional outbursts.

It makes you more lovable, quite frankly.


you take my posts too seriously if this is what you think is happening

i just like making fun of people
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby David » Wed Feb 03, 2016 11:01 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:I picture you looking like the robot from Buck Rogers when you're happy and the nightmare-'bot from The Black Hole when you rage.


i don't get either of these references
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Re: The Cardinals

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Re: The Cardinals

Postby NOLA » Wed Feb 03, 2016 11:35 pm

Robot's got a name dammit. He's Twiki.
And he's carrying Dr. Theopolis. He's Greek.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby UMFan83 » Thu Feb 04, 2016 12:24 am

This thread needs more Cardinals bashing
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby Duke Silver » Thu Feb 04, 2016 12:48 am

David wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:I picture you looking like the robot from Buck Rogers when you're happy and the nightmare-'bot from The Black Hole when you rage.


i don't get either of these references


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Re: The Cardinals

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Re: The Cardinals

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Re: The Cardinals

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Re: The Cardinals

Postby StylesClash » Thu Feb 04, 2016 11:03 am

Speaking of odds, anyone have an idea when Divisional odds will be released? Nearly all the big name free agents are signed, and the odds of anymore big trades occurring before the start of the regular season are fairly slim.

Also anyone care to speculate on what the odds of the Cubs winning the Central will be? It's pretty much a two horse race for the title, with Chicago as favorites, so I would think maybe +120.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby mul21 » Thu Feb 04, 2016 3:55 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:I picture you looking like the robot from Buck Rogers when you're happy and the nightmare-'bot from The Black Hole when you rage.


I picture him as the Joan Rivers robot from Spaceballs.
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Re: The Cardinals

Postby seanimal » Thu Feb 11, 2016 4:29 am

David wrote:yeah, you know me, the ultimate kill joy!

otoh, if ridiculing a definition of sandwiches under which subs and italian beef aren't considered sandwiches (not to mention crazies that eat syrup-less waffles), then killjoy i will be.


i think you mean kilroy, mr. roboto
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