Author Topic: Barves: Knights Templar of Unwritten Rules and gutless anti-American douche bags  (Read 65223 times)

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Offline Elvir Ovcina

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McCann announced his retirement from professional baseball today

This is not going to come off as polite, reasonable, or even human, but: Good.  He's an absolute jerk.  It's no surprise that every team he's on turns into a collection of Unwritten Rules jurists.

Offline JCA-CrystalCity

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This is not going to come off as polite, reasonable, or even human, but: Good.  He's an absolute jerk.  It's no surprise that every team he's on turns into a collection of Unwritten Rules jurists.
I think he was why we originated this thread

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Offline tomterp

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Weird, I can’t modify the OP anymore. Maybe too old

That’s okay, it’s still pretty perfect the way it is.

 :nono:

Please pay heed to the clearly understood (if unwritten) rules of the forum - leave good thread titles alone.   

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I undid it for now since I was reminded of all the YNOT and similar threads that have legitimate reasons to be updated over the course of a longer period of time.  Will have to think on other ways to stop PB69 from grandstanding :P

Actually, I kind of like Zimmm's Powerboater's thread morphing.

Offline Kevrock

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Well I had fun morphing this one over a period of a couple years with the Barves. It only stopped when I ran out of thread title characters. I don’t think it was grandstanding, and was directed at a rival, but I’ll agree not to mess with perfection. :)

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NSFW (but then, all YouTube videos could be considered that... unless your boss hates the Barves).

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Yea, but Urinating Tree is especially NSFW

Offline rileyn

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Suck on this one, Braves fans.  Mets fans too. 

Offline JCA-CrystalCity

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Suck on this one, Braves fans.  Mets fans too. 
And Cards fans too.  And the empty seats in Miami.  Just waiting for Soto to get trashed by the Knights Templars around baseball.  "You must be still in the batter's box.  do not smile."

Offline JCA-CrystalCity

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I think the teammates vote on winners's shares while the ownership gives out the ring.  I think the Red Sox have always given some money to anyone who was on the roster at any time during the year.  I think in 2004 they all got equal shares.

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Haven't seen my Barves neighbor in weeks.

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Still the last team to win the first two games and lose the World Series!!!!


Offline JCA-CrystalCity

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This was pretty cool

https://twitter.com/mlbyahoosports/status/1190110479286300672?s=21
wait, you are making a Barve look like a decent guy.  This must have been staged!  In his neighborhood!  Trick camera angles! Deep fake! 

Offline GburgNatsFan

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wait, you are making a Barve look like a decent guy.  This must have been staged!  In his neighborhood!  Trick camera angles! Deep fake!

I'm sure he roasted and ate the child afterwards.

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I'm sure he roasted and ate the child afterwards.

now my faith in Freeman is restored.  My only question is whether he invited Yadier Molina to split the child with him as part of a conspiracy to enforce jointly the unwritten rules. 

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The Braves bought out Flowers and Markakis for $2 million each, then resigned them each to 1 year / $4 million contracts.  The reason for this is that the $2 million buyouts count toward 2019 payroll, while the $4 million counts toward 2020.

Offline RobDibblesGhost

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Alex Anthopolous is being accused of being in contact with other clubs about free agents which is a no-no

https://twitter.com/mlbpa_news/status/1192215027798941697?s=21