Rank the offseason moves

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Rank the offseason moves

Postby Guancous » Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:02 pm

1) Retaining a wifebeater
2) Defending overtly racist owner
3) Partnering with propaganda factory for game broadcasts
4) Brad Brach headlining free agent acquisitions
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Re: Rank the offseason moves

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ummmm you forgot descalso
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:51 pm

TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:ummmm you forgot descalso


That seriously feels like it happened years ago.
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Postby d_money » Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:56 pm

5). Ricketts cancelling their Q&A session at Cubfest (or whatever the horsefeathers it’s called)
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Re: Rank the offseason moves

Postby Transmogrified Tiger » Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:21 pm

Paying 20 million for an average starting pitcher in an offseason where you only had 18 million to spend
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Postby Bryant's Disco Ball » Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:42 pm

Becoming a more racist organization than the St. Louis Cardinals and their fans.

It has reached that level, right? I don't know the history of the Cardinals that much, so correct if I'm way wrong.
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Postby The_Achiever » Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:54 pm

We got our title. If this is how they operate I hope the Cubs finish in last place for the forseeable future.
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Re: Rank the offseason moves

Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:09 pm

The_Achiever wrote:We got our title. If this is how they operate I hope the Cubs finish in last place for the forseeable future.


I genuinely want this season to be an absolute disaster.
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Postby TomtheBombadil » Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:12 pm

The_Achiever wrote:We got our title. If this is how they operate I hope the Cubs finish in last place for the forseeable future.


Agreed, horsefeathers ‘em
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Postby Hairyducked Idiot » Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:27 pm

Transmogrified Tiger wrote:Paying 20 million for an average starting pitcher in an offseason where you only had 18 million to spend


This one is my favorite, because it was so obviously a waste of money that the prevailing spin was that they must have tons of cash to waste. The quintessential “Epstein can’t make a bad move, so this apparently bad move is actually good, QED” move.
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Postby The Logan » Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:35 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:
The_Achiever wrote:We got our title. If this is how they operate I hope the Cubs finish in last place for the forseeable future.


I genuinely want this season to be an absolute disaster.


Make The Cubs Bad Again™
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Re: Rank the offseason moves

Postby Chocolate Milk » Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:03 pm

This is so depressing
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Postby CubinNY » Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:20 pm

The Logan wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:
The_Achiever wrote:We got our title. If this is how they operate I hope the Cubs finish in last place for the forseeable future.


I genuinely want this season to be an absolute disaster.


Make The Cubs Bad Again™

Maybe the rest of the universe will return to normalcy, too.
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Postby Hairyducked Idiot » Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:34 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:
The_Achiever wrote:We got our title. If this is how they operate I hope the Cubs finish in last place for the forseeable future.


I genuinely want this season to be an absolute disaster.


It helps to remember that all our rivals also exist for the profit of horsefeathers white billionaires and their fan bases are also mostly racist because that is just baseball’s demographics. So think about how sad the Cubs being good would make them.
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Re: Rank the offseason moves

Postby Guancous » Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:03 pm

Bryant's Disco Ball wrote:Becoming a more racist organization than the St. Louis Cardinals and their fans.

It has reached that level, right? I don't know the history of the Cardinals that much, so correct if I'm way wrong.


Fewer ignorant displays by individuals but the Cubs went whole hog enriching the pillars of racial inequity.
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Postby WrigleyField 22 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:58 am

Hairyducked Idiot wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:
The_Achiever wrote:We got our title. If this is how they operate I hope the Cubs finish in last place for the forseeable future.


I genuinely want this season to be an absolute disaster.


It helps to remember that all our rivals also exist for the profit of horsefeathers white billionaires and their fan bases are also mostly racist because that is just baseball’s demographics. So think about how sad the Cubs being good would make them.

But there's a lot less fans of Milwaukee or Cincinnati. It's the utilitarianism approach obviously to inflict the most pain on the largest number of horsefeathers bags.
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Re: Rank the offseason moves

Postby Sammy Sofa » Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:06 am

It's all rank.
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Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:25 am

Sammy Sofa wrote:It's all rank.

The thread title would be perfect with the adddition of a colon.
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Re: Rank the offseason moves

Postby TMan92 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:23 am

It’s really funny you guys are surprised that an old, rich white guy is racist and that baseball players are douches.
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Re: Rank the offseason moves

Postby jersey cubs fan » Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:41 am

TMan92 wrote:It’s really funny you guys are surprised that an old, rich white guy is racist and that baseball players are douches.

Who is surprised?
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Re: Rank the offseason moves

Postby TMan92 » Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:57 am

jersey cubs fan wrote:
TMan92 wrote:It’s really funny you guys are surprised that an old, rich white guy is racist and that baseball players are douches.

Who is surprised?


My point is you should probably avoid all professional sports because you are destined to be sorely disappointed. It is sad but true.
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Postby Bluescale » Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:22 pm

TMan92 wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote:
TMan92 wrote:It’s really funny you guys are surprised that an old, rich white guy is racist and that baseball players are douches.

Who is surprised?


My point is you should probably avoid all professional sports because you are destined to be sorely disappointed. It is sad but true.


So the two options are:

1. Avoid all sports.
2. Shut up and accept it.

Discussing it is a bad thing somehow?
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