Feb
04

Open Thread: An RAB meme dictionary

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We get lots of requests from our readers, but perhaps none more than people asking for some sort of RAB meme dictionary. In close to three years of existence, RAB and it’s comments have sort of taken on a mind of their own, and someone new to the site or venturing into the comment section for the first time is probably a bit intimidated by the amount of jargon and inside jokes being thrown around.

So yes, I’m finally going to create a meme dictionary. Don’t worry, I’ll give it a cooler title, but that’s something to worry about later. What I’m looking for from you guys is a little help putting this thing together. Specifically, I’m looking for a) the meme, b) what it means, and c) the origin with a link (if possible). For example:

IETC: “I enjoyed this comment.” Possible variations include, but are not limited to IETCVM (I enjoyed this comment very much), IETT (I enjoyed this tweet), and IETOMQ (I enjoyed this obscure movie quote).

TWSS: “That’s what she said.” Same as the dirty old man joke.

So, leave whatever you have in the comments, and I’ll compile it all and post it in the near future. Trust me, it’s more work than you may think, so thank you in advance for your help.

Otherwise, use this as your open thread for the evening. The Rangers and Isles are playing (not each other), and Venezuela is taking on the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean Series, which you can see on MLB Network. No Yankees or Yankee farmhands are playing, but hey, it’s baseball. Enjoy the thread.

  • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

    I’ve never edited a Wiki but wouldn’t that be the easiest way to do this? Just create a RAB Wiki page with a Meme Dictionary on it. This way you guys won’t have to shoulder the load.

    • whozat

      Then you have to worry about spam and vandalism :-/ That would be just as much of a burden as just adding the info on their own.

      • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

        Word.

  • http://www.thechuckknoblog.com/ JobaWockeeZ

    Well there’s TCWA too. (That comment was awesome)

  • Tom Zig

    IIRC

    • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

      IMO
      ICWUDT

      /mets’d haha

      • Edwantsacracker

        mets’d?

        • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

          synonymous with fail

      • RichYF
        • DP

          Wow. The comments in that post have everything. Classic TSJC takedown of an idiot, our leaders still using letters for last names, He Who Makes Angel Berroa Jokes posting, the debut of ICWUDT, and there’s even comments the next day, including this gem to finish it off:

          Max says:
          January 13th, 2009 at 3:56 pm

          Does anybody actually proofread this garbage for typos?

          • RichYF

            Glory days of RAB my friend, the glory days of RAB.

            • Rocky Road Redemption (formerly RAB poster)

              We’re living in the glory days, buddy. Bask in it.

          • Rocky Road Redemption (formerly RAB poster)

            AND an appearance of Pete Abraham, now in Bahston (a-h on purpose).

            • http://newstadiuminsider.com Ross

              Aren’t these acronyms, not memes?

            • DP

              Haha yes, that’s “He Who Makes Angel Berroa Jokes”

  • http://www.puristbleedspinstripes.com Rebecca-Optimist Prime (Optimovelist Primus)

    So I hear Kovalchuk might get dealt tonight…

    • Evilest Empire

      Hey I’m 400 pages into A Sword of Storms and the series continues to be amazing. I just got done with the part where Daenaerys pwn’d those slavers and stole the eunuch army. Holy shit.

      I needed someone to talk to about that, its too awesome to keep to myself.

      • http://www.puristbleedspinstripes.com Rebecca-Optimist Prime (Optimovelist Primus)

        AIM: fireroseboudicca =)

      • JGS

        ASOIAF = awesomest series ever. hands down

      • JGS

        and Storm gets better. like, a lot better

    • Troz

      and I hope the Devils give up the players, prospect and pick for a Kovalchuk rental and still lose in the first round. Then Kovalchuk signs long term on Broadway, leading the NYR to the cup!

  • Evilest Empire

    I’d like to know what the hell the microwave in the burrito stuff that TSJC is always talking about means. I have a good idea from the context he puts it in but I still kind of scratch my head over it.

    • Tom Zig

      I can’t find the thread, but he explained it in full one time.

    • http://www.thechuckknoblog.com/ JobaWockeeZ

      If he says WHY THE FUCK IS MY BURRITO TAKING THIS LONG TO COOK IN THIS MICROWAVE!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

      That’s a mock to someone whose comment says something with impatience.

      Person A: Dude why the fuck isn’t johnny damon signing yet.
      TJSC: WHY THE FUCK IS MY BURRITO TAKING THIS LONG TO COOK IN THIS MICROWAVE!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

      • http://www.thechuckknoblog.com/ JobaWockeeZ

        That’s actually just my guess tbh.

        And if he says unwraps burrito, wipes microwave I have no idea what that means.

        • pat

          Just a preamble. usually an indicator that more stupid shit is going to be spewed.

      • http://twitter.com/riddering Riddering

        The burrito in the microwave is best when applied to complaints regarding the development of young pitchers. See also: Chamberlain, Joba and Hughes, Phil.

  • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

    It’s funny how many inside jokes, memes and other nonsense is on here. And yet, I’m struggling to remember many.

    There’s of course the Smoak-type bat, extreme RS pitching depth, Clay stealing laptops, Taco Bellsbury, Pedroia being a cookie-making tree dweller, the general Gammons banter, Sucka got no Juice, our mryankee fake-trade proposals, alexgonzalez, Boversimplification, my unfounded penchant for chubby girls, pat’s general perversion, the Mo as a deity, the Holy Trinity with Jesus and Melvin, Cashman is ninja, mediots…

    • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

      Insert pitcher X to ‘teh 8th’, bust, burrito, Joe’s alleged marijuana habit, Lohuddities (similar in thought to the biblical Hitites), Heyman blowing Boras for leaks, Omar Minyana/Mets jokes about general incompetance and fighting minor leaguers…

      • Reggie C.

        Add:

        Matt Bush joke

      • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Archimedes Torquemada

        Point of clarification:

        “Lohuddites” is not a derivative of the biblical Hittites.

        It’s a derivative of the Luddites, the anti-technological counterrevolutionaries of proto-industrial England. Luddites fear change and the forward march of history. Apropos.

        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luddites

        • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

          Noted. I was thinking the Mennonites would also fit.

    • http://www.thechuckknoblog.com/ JobaWockeeZ

      There’s also the best MLB player ever named Casey Kelly.

      • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

        Fricking duh. How did I omit that one?

        • http://www.thechuckknoblog.com/ JobaWockeeZ

          And how the HELL did we miss B-Jobbers?!

          • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

            I sort of lumped that in with Player X to teh 8th.

      • ROBTEN

        “His career is completely defined with a large sample.”

        /Luciano’d

        Link to Origin:

        http://riveraveblues.com/2010/.....ent-760689

        • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

          Oh, I remember that one. That was great. Epic, even.

    • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

      Nick Swisher as a Chuck Norris-type character, A-Rod having sex with imaginary centaurs, Melky having sex with Mary Carey, Melky ‘suck my nuts’, Gardner being ‘gritty’, Bridge to Mowhere, Posada pees on his hands, Cervelli’s beautiful eyes, player X for Melky, IPK, the Jeter cliche, Cano being ‘lazy’, Matsui needing a Segway in the OF…

      • bexarama

        wasn’t it always player X for Melky + IPK? I’m very sad those days are over :(

        • http://www.secondavenuesagas.com Benjamin Kabak

          Yeah, sad. Very sad. I’m distraught.

        • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

          Yeah. I wrote “Player X for Melky, IPK” but it’s my fault for not using semicolons to break clauses.

      • Edwantsacracker

        Melky suck my nuts?

        • ColoYank

          Referring to the awesomeness of one Melky C. …

          I think.

        • aldot

          Tom Zig says:
          December 22nd, 2009 at 7:09 pm
          I’ll miss his “mama huevos” shouts whenever he does something good
          http://riveraveblues.com/2009/.....lky-21596/

    • pete

      we mustn’t forget the exceptionally well-endowedness of TSJC

  • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

    You guys remember the name of that guy who wrote a SUPER CRAZY article shitting on Cashman and the Yankees? For the life of me, I cannot remember.

    • http://www.thechuckknoblog.com/ JobaWockeeZ

      You’re going to need to be a tiny bit more specific on that one.

      • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

        I know. It was in like Men’s Magazine maybe? It wasn’t just one of the ESPN, SI, local papers or anything like that.

        I feel like he lived in Russia at one point. Not sure why.

        Any guesses?

        • http://www.thechuckknoblog.com/ JobaWockeeZ

          Oh I remember!

          http://www.mensjournal.com/brian-cashman

          I remember complaining about that then Joe showed me something worse!

          • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

            When I need advice on how to properly ‘manscape’, Men’s Journal is where I go. For baseball? OH SHIT, MEN’S JOURNAL WINS AGAIN! YOU GUYS JUST DON’T GET IT!!!

            • kunaldo

              hahaha this comment after we won was awesome:

              How do you like me now, bitches?

              Hey Taibbi – maybe taking huge financial gambles and betting you’re right is what made the Yankees (and America) great. Sure beats letting self-procliaimed small-dick experts like you make the call in the name of sustainability or self-esteem boosting or whatever red crap you’re in love with this week.

              By the way, that burning smell is your flaming jacknifed trailer on the Cross-Bronx Expwy exploding after it crashed into the idiot barrier. Yankee fans are taking up a collection and willingly paying a luxury tax to pour gasline on the smoldering embers.

              Take your socialist-loving BS and choke on it. For the rest of you Yankee haters – keep telling yourselves that it was all a dream. We’ll be back to steal your lunch money, kick your ass and kidnap your women next year, too. After all, it’s the American way. :)

        • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew
          • http://www.thechuckknoblog.com/ JobaWockeeZ

            I wins.

            • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

              heh, yeah you got me.

    • http://www.puristbleedspinstripes.com Rebecca-Optimist Prime (Optimovelist Primus)

      Steve Lombardi?

    • pat

      Some dude samiam wrote a really terrible on as a lohud pinch hit last year.

      • DP
        • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

          ugh, I remember that one. That was so bad, it should be FJM’d.

          • DP

            Jamal did a fairly good deconstruction in the comments. It just bothers me when people are like “Cashman iz an idoit!!” and cite like Carl Pavano, Jeff Weaver, or Javy Vazquez when those moves were 1) universally applauded at the time, and 2) other teams were trying to get these guys. I mean yeah, Wright and Igawa were mistakes, but so were Lugo, Clement, Gagne, etc etc.

            • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

              Yeah, I went pretty much line by line below. It looks even worse a year later, an he didn’t have his facts straight back then.

  • Jose

    I’ll always miss some of my classics:

    -”that was a different era”
    -Pitcher rallying ability
    -Only wins are important
    -Not knowing what arbitrary meant

    • http://www.thechuckknoblog.com/ JobaWockeeZ

      (golf clap)
      You got us good.

    • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

      I saw you say that the other day. Are you honestly the former ag?

      • Jose

        Yeah. Just for confirmation sake. The first part of his e-mail address was “axman”. My IP address is different.

        • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

          Well, bravo.

    • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

      You may have been the most influential commenter of last year (although it would seem TSJC would win by default, but I digress). You’re a RAB legend, my friend.

  • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

    Hmm.. Looks like the Twinkies have a pretty decent offense this year. I hope they bring their ice skates to Target Field.

  • http://www.puristbleedspinstripes.com Rebecca-Optimist Prime (Optimovelist Primus)

    NEW JERSEY KOVULS!

  • Tom Zig

    Does anyone else find it kind of funny that Keith Law asked Jim Caple if he was writing the “Runs are the most important stat” piece as a parody?

    http://espn.go.com/sportsnatio.....-keith-law

    • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

      Brian (NJ)

      What do you mean "He really pushed to write it." Like his boss made him do it?
      Klaw
      (2:01 PM)

      Last question on that article – Jim wanted to write that piece. I asked him after I saw it if it was parody, and he said no.

      I guess Caple should take that as something of a compliment. By asking if it was a parody, it meant he didn’t think he was stupid enough enough to write such a piece, But he was wrong.

      • http://frosthendu.blogspot.com/2010/01/normal-0-false-false-false.html Steve H

        Quite a backhanded compliment. I was pretty amazed that Law disclosed that much info on that. Hilarious.

        • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

          I think he honestly didn’t believe he could write something so dumb. Apparently he wasn’t all that familiar with Caple’s previous work.

          Again, very funny stuff.

    • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

      KLaw is one of the few tolerable guys at ESPN (the other being Neyer). I like his response to the Mets question:

      rob (new york)

      How do they mets justify paying Gary Matthews Jr. 1.5 mil but not take a shot on bedard for the same price?

      Klaw
      (1:19 PM)

      I’ll explain the Mets’ offseason strategy right after I prove Riemann’s hypothesis. Wait right there.

  • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

    The fallacy of the predetermined outcome Michael Kay pun.

    • Tom Zig

      John Flaherty’s Toupee

      • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

        Paul O’Neil’s eating habits.

        Suzyn Waaaaaaldman crying. (Funny side note: this is what comes up pretty high on GIS for Suzyn—http://www.sternfannetwork.com/media/NicoleBass/images/JanTana9sm.jpg)

  • ROBTEN

    Oaktag — Origin by jsbrendog?: “btw from now on i think that will be how i respond to ppl with their doomsday/uninformed/ignorant/stupid/obnoxious comments.”

    http://riveraveblues.com/2009/.....ent-373819

    Bangwagon — Origin by Mattingly’s Love Child?: “So you’re off the Swisher bangwagon?”

    http://riveraveblues.com/2009/.....ent-382443

    • http://twitter.com/riddering Riddering

      Oaktag brings back good memories–it was the first RAB post I ever read.

      http://riveraveblues.com/2009/.....ent-373788

      • pete

        wow. that one got out of hand fast

        • bexarama

          Yeah, there were horses, and a man on fire, and I killed a guy with a trident!

  • Jose

    Nails Krzyzewski. Pretty much only tsjc uses it, but he uses it quite a bit instead of Alex Rodriguez.

  • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

    Two words: Halos Heaven

    All kinds of lulz there.

    • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

      haha that was great during our post season run.

      Remember the whole ordeal with Mo and Spit-Gate?

      • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

        And the epic banning of anyone who voiced the bs they had on their threads.

        The whole thing was just awesome.

        • DP

          Heh, Austin Romine’s brother is getting Vladdy’s number in ST.

    • bexarama

      the spit halo!!!!

    • http://www.thechuckknoblog.com/ JobaWockeeZ

      EAST COAST BIAS!

  • http://and-that-happened.blogspot.com Evan

    http://tinyurl.com/y8eshdo

    I’m not seeing it.

  • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

    There should be something explaining the /____’d references.

    • Marcus

      That is an internet thing, based on html code. As in [strike]this sentence is struck out[/strike]. But if you use the right (greater than, less than) symbols, it doesn’t show up in a comment. I think it started out as a way to clearly show sarcasm (i.e., “That comment was a valuable addition to the discussion. /sarcasm”).

      I think the ‘d was added here at RAB. Not sure about that.

  • ROBTEN

    Phil Hughes is not Chinese — Origin by TSJC:

    “Phil ended last season with that good start in September (after we were eliminated), and instead of people being happy about it, they were harping on the fact that he doesn’t throw 95 MPH. It snowballed from there. It’s basically the phenomenon that no matter how much good stuff Phil does, some people will never be satisfied with him, because he’s not this or that or the other.

    Hence, Phil Hughes’ problem is that he’s not Chinese.”

    Explanation:

    http://riveraveblues.com/2009/.....ent-301408

    Origin:

    http://riveraveblues.com/2008/.....ent-164180

  • http://frosthendu.blogspot.com/2010/01/normal-0-false-false-false.html Steve H

    For Diamond Cutters, I’m Peter Gammons.

  • http://frosthendu.blogspot.com/2010/01/normal-0-false-false-false.html Steve H

    Source: The Internet

    • http://and-that-happened.blogspot.com Evan

      I still chuckle whenever I see that.

    • http://iheartrerun.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/rerun.jpg The Honorable Congressman Mondesi

      Here’s the origin of that one.

      “/barry’d” is also applicable, obviously.

  • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

    Download the newest Fatcesa and the Diet Cokes ft. Your Buddy Sitting Next to You and Jason Hirsch with their new hit single, “You Tryin’ to Pull a Fast One?” and “Never Heard of ‘em!”

    Album drops next week. It’s HOTTTTTT!

  • pat

    Gammons most definitely has a bias towards Boston, but the origins of the “Smoak type bat” is a little muddled. He never really said what we all think he said.

    And that’s about it. Oh, Brad Penny would probably be the best starting pitcher out there, but unless someone comes up with a Justin Smoak, Matt LaPorta or Brett Wallace — which isn’t going to happen — they are going to hold onto Penny,< who is two years removed from finishing third in the NL Cy Young race.

    Yeah it’s a little wack that he even associates Smoak with Brad Penny, but he isn’t as insane as we make him out to be.

    • http://frosthendu.blogspot.com/2010/01/normal-0-false-false-false.html Steve H

      Yeah, but it was so far out of whack, that he shouldn’t have even written it. That’s like saying that the Yankees would trade Meatray back to the Marlins for Hanley. Does that really need to be written?

    • DP

      And it’s funny because they cut him soon after and received nothing.

      • http://frosthendu.blogspot.com/2010/01/normal-0-false-false-false.html Steve H

        Yeah, went from “the best pitcher out there” to DFA’d.

  • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

    So I posed this question about a month ago and I obviously forget the results.

    What will be the biggest story in ST when players begin to report?

    -Who’s starting in LF?

    -Huba to teh 5th starter?

    -C-Grand; New New York Yankee Centerfielder.

    -Something still unforeseen?

    -Bridge to Mowhere?

    I guess the easy pick is Huba.

    • http://frosthendu.blogspot.com/2010/01/normal-0-false-false-false.html Steve H

      Unfortunately I think you’re right.

      They do not need a plan for Joba Chamberlin. To go all Francesca on everyone, “Joba Chamberlin is a starting pitcher!”

      Unless, somehow, Hughes beats out Chamberlin for the 5th spot, the Yankees only need to come up with a plan for Hughes. Joba has no restrictions, limits, or rules. If he wins the 5th spot, which he has the inside track on, he should be treated like every other starter (to a point obviously, don’t want CC-like pitch counts).

  • pat

    NBC tonight, BOOYA.

    I love Allison Brie.

  • bexarama

    ANDY PETTITTE IS A STAHTING PITCHAH!!!

    • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

      haha that one can not be forgotten.

      BRING ME PORCELLO’S LAST FIVE STARTS!!

  • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

    That Samiam piece needs to be deconstructed line by line:

    2003:
    · Inexplicably trades for Kevin Brown with his ridiculous contract.

    ….for? Jeff Weaver, who was equally bad for us. Headache for headache. And if we look at this at the time of the deal, not after the fact, Brown was coming off a good season.

    · Trades blue-chips Nick Johnson and Juan Rivera for Javy Vazquez. He choose Vazquez over Curt Schilling, who the Bosox acquired for Casey Fossum. This costs us the ‘04 series and was the reason the curse was reversed.

    No, Schilling was all but ours. Then Theo made a holiday trip to Schillings house, spent the entire weekend there, and after Curt told him ‘No’ over and over again, he finally gave in. Cash chose Schilling, Theo just pulled something totally unexpected.

    · Signed Gary Sheffield over Vladimir Guerrero.

    George deal, not a Cash deal. Gary went directly to George in Tampa and had a deal signed shortly thereafter. Anyone who follows the team knows that. That was the height of the NY-Tampa split.

    2004:
    · Signs Carl Pavano and Jaret Wright to monster deals, which made zero sense at the time.

    And you wanted….? They were two of the best available FA’s that off season. Theo wanted Pavano more than we did.

    2005:
    · Trades a Vazquez-based package for Randy Johnson along with his contract.

    Again, George deal. George had a thing for Randy that went back 10 years.

    2006:
    · Preferred Johnny Damon over Carlos Beltran, who offered the Yankees a discount, then signs Kei Igawa without even scouting him.

    Damon was a good Yankee, and this looks even worse with Beltran’s chronic knee problems.

    2007:
    · Re-signs A-Rod, who had just finished crippling the Yankees in the playoffs, and gives him another HUGE contract.

    Hank and Hal deal. Cash opposed the length and AAV.

    2008:
    · Doesn’t trade for Johan Santana or Miguel Cabrera when he certainly had the chips in hand.
    · A season later, signs CC Sabathia to substitute for Santana, so he’d rather CC and Mark Teixeira than Johan and Miguel? Insanity!

    Right, because giving up talent in trades is far preferable to signing Free agents for nothing but cash and draft picks.

    · Signs A.J. Burnett to the most head scratching contract of all time. How could you give him all that money for all those years?

    On top of all this, His drafts have been putrid. Aside for Joba, which one of his draftees impacted the majors?

    First, it takes a few years for draft picks to impact the MLB club, and he only was in control of Basevball OPs since the 06 draft. That being said, Dave Robertson, Phil Hughes, Brett Gardner, Francisco Cervelli, Alfredo Aceves, Phil Coke, among others with Montero in the pipeline. Draftees IPK and Coke were used to acquire Curtis Granderson, draftees Melky Cabrera and Arodys Vizcaino were used to reacquire Vasquez.

    • http://frosthendu.blogspot.com/2010/01/normal-0-false-false-false.html Steve H

      The funny thing, on several of these deals, is Theo wanted the same damn thing.

      Theo preferred Vasquez to Schilling, but didn’t meet the Expos demands and moved on.

      Theo reportedly offered Pavano more money (500k) than the Yankees did.

      And Theo went crazy when the Yankees swooped in and got Contreras.

      Yet Theo is the wonderboy, Cash is the guy with the deep pockets.

      • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

        Right, after Contreres was when the ‘Evil Empire’ term was coined by Lucchino.

    • bexarama

      Didn’t the Red Sox want Vazquez over Schilling, too? It makes sense. When you’re going for two stud NL pitchers, you should probably pick the younger guy.

      Also, the Diamondbacks asked for the world from the Yankees for Schilling, because they were still pissed that Wells had basically agreed to go to them in I think 2002, but then ended up going to the Yankees. I think they wanted Nick Johnson + Soriano (pre- A-Rod), and Cashman understandably said no way. Then they gave him to the Sox for like a bucket of balls.

      “so he’d rather CC and Mark Teixeira than Johan and Miguel? Insanity!”
      Johan vs. CC is tough, but yeah, I’d rather have Tex than Miggy. Add in the fact that Johan and Miggy cost prospects, plus the Miggy thing would have burdened us with the D-Train as well, and it’s a no-brainer.

      “2007:
      · Re-signs A-Rod, who had just finished crippling the Yankees in the playoffs”
      That contract is totally ridiculous. But, 2007 playoff stats!:
      Chien-Ming Wang
      5.2 IP, 14 R, 12 ER, 19.06 ERA, 4 BB, 2 K, 3.176 ERA
      Derek Jeter: .176/.176/.176/.353
      Jorge Posada: .133/.235/.200/.435
      Alex Rodriguez: .267/.353/.467/.820
      Now, that’s not CRAZY GOOD or anything. That’s not good enough to pretty much single-handedly put the offense on his back like he did in the 2004 ALDS and the early part of the ALCS, and this year’s ALDS and ALCS. But him, Cano, and Damon were like the only guys that bothered to show up that series.

      And AJ’s contract is hardly the WORST EVER. Not a great contract, yeah. But not worse than, I dunno, BJ Ryan, Barry Zito, Vernon Wells, Kei Igawa…

      • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

        AJ earned his money last year. We’re not paying him to be a #1.

      • DP

        Not to mention, we may not have even had the prospects to get Johan AND Miggy.

        • DP

          And AJ’s contract is hardly the WORST EVER. Not a great contract, yeah. But not worse than, I dunno, BJ Ryan, Barry Zito, Vernon Wells, Kei Igawa…

          Alfonso Soriano, Darren Dreifort, Mike Hampton, Denny Neagle, Chan Ho Park, Gary Matthews Jr., Carlos Silva, etc etc.

        • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

          . . and/or we simply may not have been a match with those teams. Just because you want a player doesn’t mean you have the best package of player or best fit.

      • bexarama

        Also, for some reason, the concluding line, “Bottom line, He’s not that good.” never fails to make me giggle. It’s like he went on a shooting spree then was like, “Eh, I dunno, I was kind of annoyed.”

      • bexarama

        CMW had a 3.176 WHIP, not ERA, during the 2007 playoffs. If I’m gonna go look it up I might as well get it right. Durrr.

        I wish we’d gotten Beltran, especially with the discount he was willing to give the Yankees, but honestly, we needed pitching more than offense after the 2004 debacle, so Johnson wasn’t an awful move. He was quite good in 2005. And the author of this article seemed to miss that Beltran was a FA in 2005 and Damon in 2006, so it’s not like we chose Damon over Beltran.

    • Rocky Road Redemption (formerly RAB poster)

      I thought the Schilling deal by Theo was a Cashmoney fail. He just kind of assumed he’d be getting Schilling, and didn’t really put any work into trying to bring him to NY. Yeah it was a spectacular (let’s be honest here) recruiting job by Theo but you can’t just assume the guy is yours before he’s actually signed. You gotta be more alert than that.

      Otherwise, I agree 100% with this list.

  • Thomas

    2 of my favorites:

    1. I post more or less for the intelligent fans. Probably less.

    2. You can make lemonade with lemons. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpSzvc-raGg (safe)

    • Thomas

      I’d also add in cosign, +1, this, and facepalm.

  • GG2000

    Pasta Diving Jeter
    Melvin Croussett

    • Rocky Road Redemption (formerly RAB poster)

      Melvin is not a meme. He’s a lifestyle.

      • ColoYank

        He’s not a lifestyle, he’s a belief system.

  • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

    Go Heat.

  • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

    Are the Yankees what’s wrong with sports?

    http://web.sny.tv/media/video......id=7157759

    • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

      One thing, Bisciotti was clearly kidding when hemade those comments, and everyone ran with them as if they were dead serious.

      They weren’t serious, he was joking. We really run the risk of looking like a bunch of Yentas (sp?) as sports fans if we take comments intended to be humorous so seriously.

    • bexarama

      “That’s kind of an unsophisticated point of view.”

      Durrrrr

  • A.D.

    Some Meme’s:

    +1
    “I pretty much post for the intelligent fans”
    “Okatag”
    “/ “fill in name here”
    “www.google.com”

    “IETC”: I remember this starting, oldest I could find (though clearly references it to it being used earlier)is below:
    http://riveraveblues.com/2008/.....-v-y-5973/

    Originally was used as a way for a poster to signify enjoyment of another poster’s comment when they didn’t have anything else to add.

    “Signing things 27 (now 28)”

  • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

    http://web.sny.tv/media/video......id=7152401

    Joba sporting a goatee, he’s clearly going to have a monster season as a result.

    • http://frosthendu.blogspot.com/2010/01/normal-0-false-false-false.html Steve H

      Until he’s forced to shave it.

      • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

        He is after all, a Yankee.

        Not one of those teams of the Great Unwashed.

        • http://frosthendu.blogspot.com/2010/01/normal-0-false-false-false.html Steve H

          What are the odds at rule goes away after the Boss dies? It reminds me of the Celtics. Red Auerbach hated the idea of cheerleaders, and always said the Celtics would have cheerleaders over his dead body. Sure enough, a few days before the 1st game of the season in 2006, and the 1st game with Celtic cheerleaders, Red croaked. They actually delayed the cheerleaders until the 2nd game, in honor of Red. The best part was, during games that year, when the cheerleaders came out, a decent amount of fans would chant “you killed Red”. Good stuff.

          • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

            I think Hal likes the idea of the Yanks having higher standards. It’s another way of saying ‘Our brand is the premium brand’ and justifying high ticket prices.

            • http://frosthendu.blogspot.com/2010/01/normal-0-false-false-false.html Steve H

              I agree, and I do hope it stays as well. Had Hal commented on the policy at some point? For some reason I remember hearing him say something that made me think he might relax it in the future.

              • Zack

                Well isnt that Girardi’s thing too? IIRC he did it with the Marlins too

                • http://frosthendu.blogspot.com/2010/01/normal-0-false-false-false.html Steve H

                  I don’t think anyone on Girardi’s Marlins team could even grow facial hair.

          • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

            I hope it stays.

            • Rocky Road Redemption (formerly RAB poster)

              +28

    • Rey22

      He gets a +62 in grit now.

  • Cecala

    This Ranger game is Amazing!!!

  • pete

    I motion to keep IPK + Melky as the presumptive trade proposal.

    • bexarama

      I motion we change it to Mitre + Golson.

      • Rey22

        It’s just not the same…

        Melky + IPK had a magical ring to it.

        • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

          The true new Melky+IPK will emerge this year. It’s not something that you can force.

          • pete

            nooo. If we’re posting dumb trade proposals, wouldn’t it be even better if the players we’re trading aren’t even in our system anymore?

            Also, I’d like to commemorate whoever made the suggestion that we trade for the Jesus Montero in the Cards’s system, and then trade him to the Pirates for Cutch pretending that he’s the real Jesus. That was freaking awesome

            • ColoYank

              “Your trade proposal sucks” almost rises to the level of a meme, but is a little too literal.

    • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Archimedes Torquemada

      Wordekemper and Fortenberry.

  • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

    http://www.google.com/hostedne.....a8DxrjjLwA

    This is a really interesting take, one I’m sure few anticipated when the Feds decided to bail out 2 the big 3 US car makers. The Fes have an ENORMOUS conflict of interests in both owning and regulating an industry. Not saying there’s anything conspiratorial here, but the perception (which is what politics is all about) looks utterly horrendous. The type of thing that becomes a running joke in short order, and things like that can define presidencies in the minds of the public in hindsight.

    • http://frosthendu.blogspot.com/2010/01/normal-0-false-false-false.html Steve H

      We discussed this at work the other day (I’m in the industry), there is no way the Feds can handle this without these questions being raised. And a better question is, how would it be handled if it were GM or Chrysler vehicles? I’d be willing to bet it would not be getting nearly this much attention, it would probably be handled like every other recall.

      • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

        When all of the bailout stuff was going down, the Feds had a series of options and chose partial ownership as a way of taking pressure off GM and Chrysler from their creditors. They didn’t have to do it that way.

        The resulting PR was horrible, many people (myself included) don’t want to buy a car from a Corporate Welfare recipient. Now this happens, which has really hurt Toyota’s sales in recent weeks. To top it all off, the Toyota cars made in Japan didn’t have the accelerator problem, only ones made in US factories. It couldn’t possibly look any worse.

        • http://frosthendu.blogspot.com/2010/01/normal-0-false-false-false.html Steve H

          It’s funny, GM is quietly giving Toyota customers $1000 off a new car if they trade in their Toyota but aren’t going out of their way to do anti-Toyota advertising. I have no doubt that Toyota will recover, and I think quite quickly. I think the American car companies are smart (so far) not to attack Toyota. Worse companies have been through worse turmoil and came out of it. I just wish I was in the market for a new car, I’d be heading to a Toyota dealer in about a week or two. I’m sure they’ll be running some deals.

          • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

            Smart man, buy while everyone else is panicking. I wished I had the cash for one of those Battery Park apartments after the whole 9/11 disaster. People were selling them at 1/2 price and less. Now, they’re worth double and triple.

            It’s like when that silly e-coli thing happened at Taco Bell a few years back, I ate there almost every night. No lines, not a soul in the place except for a few bored-looking employees. I was like Trump walking in that place, I had an entire restaurant cooking just for me. I was hoping somebody would put some e-coli over at Arby’s as well, then I would have really been set.

            • Hughesus Christo

              It’s not like every other country on the planet subsidizes (or owns) their big manufacturers or anything.

          • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

            Yup. Mom just bought a new Toyota and got like, $10,000 off MSRP. No one is thinking about purchasing one. Best deal in town.

  • Rocky Road Redemption (formerly RAB poster)

    I know it’s not a real meme yet, but I have high hopes for this one:

    “Scranton until the Stretch”

    Origin(s) and Explanation: http://riveraveblues.com/2010/.....ent-766278

    http://riveraveblues.com/2010/.....ent-766315

    • ROBTEN

      To reach meme status, I think that it will have to be used not only in relation to the Hughes/Joba to Scranton debate, but to support any principle of sound player development that shows the ability to reconcile in one’s mind the relationship between short-term and long-term goals. For instance, if the Yankees happen to lose a close game in April and there is an immediate call to promote Montero from Scranton…

      /”Scranton until the stretch”‘d

      But, now that I’ve explained it, it might never work.

      • http://iheartrerun.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/rerun.jpg The Honorable Congressman Mondesi

        Also… Just my opinion… But whenever someone overtly tries to start a meme and promotes it, it kinda kills the fun of the whole endeavor. If other people think something’s funny, they’ll pick up on it.

        Self-promotion of a meme is reason enough to kill the meme, in my book, unless the meme is just too funny to be ignored.

        • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

          Yeah. A meme needs to be organic, for lack of a better term.

          • ROBTEN

            Just like grit.

  • crapmaster general

    I never post here, but I’m on here a ridiculous amount. that being said as a guy from the outside looking in, I think if you’re going to do a meme glossary, you could go one further and have a series of “trading cards” featuring the all-star posters of RAB. the “stats” on the card backs could then attribute memes to their authors, and other such highlights. and then some posters could be Rated Rookies, others could be All-Star Rookies, even others could be Future Stars and maybe one or two could just be Rance Mulliniks or Candy Maldonado.

    thank you.

    • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

      Anyone who would actually buy a pack of RAB Trading Cards is a level of dork that is almost incomprehensible.

      • crapmaster general

        I owned “Gremlins 2: The New Batch” trading cards. there have been worse trading cards.

      • Rocky Road Redemption (formerly RAB poster)

        You don’t actually make real trading cards, you make them digital.

        • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

          I want the one with Ben being interviewed by YES’ Bob Lorenz where he look terrified the entire time.

          • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

            One with TSJC and Lanny tongue kissing each other would be pretty cool, as well.

    • http://theyankeeu.com Matt Imbrogno

      That’d e pretty epic.

  • Will (the other one)

    So does Lanny get his own entry?

    • whozat

      salgrantbolanny might.

  • bexarama

    The Office is just not really good any more :(

    • http://www.riveraveblues.com Mike Axisa

      No, not at all.

    • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

      Definitely a bummer. Jim isn’t funny, Pam isn’t funny, I don;t know what happened. I still think there is hope with Ed Helms, he’s a funny dude.

      • http://www.riveraveblues.com Mike Axisa

        Same with Dwight, he’s not nearly as funny or as prominent as before. WTF?

      • bexarama

        Ed Helms is pretty much why I still watch it. He’s amazing.

      • http://theyankeeu.com Matt Imbrogno

        Season Four started the decline, IMO.

        • http://www.riveraveblues.com Mike Axisa

          It went down the tube after Jim and Pam got together, after the job interviews in NY when the fired Jan. The Jim-Pam awkwardness was the key ingredient to the show, with Dwight and Michael’s stupidity keeping it fresh and lively.

          • http://theyankeeu.com Matt Imbrogno

            Honestly, it would’ve been near-perfect if they ended the series after Jim interrupted Pam’s talking head at the end of that episode saying “It’s a date.”

            • bexarama

              I love Jim and Pam, but I pretty much agree. Though, I thought the strike-shortened season and last season were fine. I just can’t pay attention this season. They’ve really run out of places to take the show. It doesn’t suck, but it’s not what it was.

              • http://theyankeeu.com Matt Imbrogno

                Yeah, there’s no where to go with it anymore. There’s no conflict anymore. At all.

      • ROBTEN

        There was an interesting article a few weeks ago about the decline of The Office –I am trying to find it, but can’t seem to locate it–so I’ll summarize:

        It argued that the popularity of the The Office initially was due to the fact that it tweaked the status of white-collar work in the United States. That is, it was in the genre of other criticisms of the contemporary workplace like Office Space, Dilbert, etc. People identified with the main characters–especially Jim and Pam–because they thumbed their nose at the corporate structure, even as they were forced to be a part of it.

        However, by slowly trying to “humanize” Michael and by turning the central couple into “team-players” who now want to be at work, the writer argued that the show has increasingly taken on the management’s point of view. Instead of laughing at the stupid boss, in many cases we are supposed to laugh at the other workers because they are the incompetent ones. Look at the character of Ryan–he was funny in the beginning because he was a corporate stooge that used empty business lingo, but now that he’s a temp, what was funny about Jim moving his desk to a closet because he was slacking off? Isn’t that what Jim used to do?

        • pat

          Jim was never openly insubordinate, nor did he ever publicly disrespect Michael and undermine his authority by sending emails to everyone in the office. That’s why Ryan was put in the closet.

          Jim and Pam definitely sold out though. Pam used to be cute and funny, now she’s like an old lady. She’s always scolding people.

          Still hate Angela.

    • http://theyankeeu.com Matt Imbrogno

      I didn’t even bother DVRing it tonight. That clip show got me really pissed off. End the show.

    • pat

      True, but Community is getting better and better every week.

      • bexarama

        I’m the only person who can’t stand Joel McHale, so watching that show would just make me irrationally hate him more.

        • pat

          Hah Well McHale or not there’s some pretty nice eye candy on the show. Not to mention, Troy and Abed are hilarious too.

          • http://frosthendu.blogspot.com/2010/01/normal-0-false-false-false.html Steve H

            Abed is one of the best characters on TV right now.

            • pat

              That damn Abed, so hot right now.

              /Mugatu’d

        • DP

          I’m the only person who can’t stand Joel McHale

          No, you aren’t.

        • http://iheartrerun.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/rerun.jpg The Honorable Congressman Mondesi

          You know… I like the show, so take from this what you will… But I was initially excited for the show because I’m a fan of The Soup, and now that the show’s been on a while and has hit its stride, I don’t tune in for McHale at all. The rest of the ensemble is hilarious.

          So… If McHale just pisses you off so much you can’t enjoy the show, don’t bother. But if you can look past his role, you might like the show.

  • JackISBACK

    A TWSS joke from Texts from last night

    “So she was really choking, and all he did was keep repeating -thats what she said-”

    HAHAHAHAH, I don’t know, its not all that well liked there apparently, but I found it hilarious, and can’t wait till someone is choking in front of me to use it, lol.

  • Rocky Road Redemption (formerly RAB poster)

    New meme, to be used for a particularly epic, informative, logical, and just generally batshit insane, in a good way, post:

    http://demotivationalblog.com/.....e-awesome/

    Lobster knife fight: Words cannot express the awesome.

    • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

      Well sure, whoever dies is already sliced up for you. Just add butter.

      • http://theyankeeu.com Matt Imbrogno

        Resourcefulness: this man has it.

        Meme: I like the cut of this man’s jib.

    • ROBTEN

      Speaking of which…what about batshit insane? It’s a meme that has slipped into my everyday conversations.

  • http://www.theyankeeu.com/ Nostra-Artist

    http://www.weather.com/outlook.....2010-02-04

    You guys all ready for 8-24 inches of snow, depending on how far south of NYC you are?

    • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

      Heh I am. I’m on the Jersey Shore right at that 12+ line. We’ll see what the system does tomorrow.

    • http://frosthendu.blogspot.com/2010/01/normal-0-false-false-false.html Steve H

      Keep it out of Mass.

  • http://theyankeeu.com Matt Imbrogno

    So I drew 5 for the Saints and 9 for the Colts in a Super Bowl pool at work. Not happy about those numbers.

    • http://frosthendu.blogspot.com/2010/01/normal-0-false-false-false.html Steve H

      Wow, that sucks. Better be rooting for the over, and no FG’s.

      49-35 Colts?

      That’s your best chance. The only time I ever won on a square was a year I didn’t even know my numbers until Monday morning. So after my Pats won the SB, I got handed $250, pretty sweet.

  • Dave

    “Thats a jab at jeter”

    • bexarama

      that’s what she said.

    • Hughesus Christo

      Mentioning “That’s a jab at Jeter” is, in itself, a jab at Jeter.

  • ticktock

    I need a new hat

    what are some cool logos?

    • http://theyankeeu.com Matt Imbrogno

      New Yankees’ hat w/the 27th WS patch. First new Yankee hat I bought in ten years.

      • http://iheartrerun.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/rerun.jpg The Honorable Congressman Mondesi

        That’s crazy, I always wind up buying at least 2 hats per season.

    • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

      What kind of hat?

      I always loved expo hats for some reason.

      http://www.hatland.com/store.cfm/hats,4,10636.html

      • http://iheartrerun.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/rerun.jpg The Honorable Congressman Mondesi

        Expos hats are definitely nice… Sticking with the above-the-border theme, I’m partial to this Nordiques hat:

        http://www.mitchellandness.com.....NORDI.aspx

        • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

          Dude that site is sick.

          Just found my next hat.

          http://www.mitchellandness.com.....REDSK.aspx

          Go Skins!

    • DP
    • bexarama

      If I felt like spending money on non-Yankee related clothing:

      http://www.hatland.com/bestsellers.cfm?prodid=2069
      Adorably dorky.

  • http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0902/mlb.alex.rodriguez.through.the.years/images/1993.alex-rodriguez.jpg Drew

    Ha. Another sick episode of Burn Notice. This show is awesome.

  • bexarama

    Hey, Freddy Guzman stole home to give the Dominican Republic a lead in the Caribbean Series!

  • Hughesus Christo

    BREAKING:

    Twins sign Orlando Hudson, 1yr 5mil
    http://twitter.com/SI_JonHeyman/status/8663415548

    Twins making it rain lately

    • Accent Shallow

      Thank god. It’s just been embarrassing watching them run out a horseshit infield with solid guys available.

      • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

        But Nick Punto is a ball player.

        /Buck’d

  • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Archimedes Torquemada

    Sorry I’m late, weebles. This thread should be MINE, and I feel as though I’ve let you all down by missing it.

    You’ve listed some of the best ones. Here’s some memes not yet mentioned.

    Varitekian
    Ponsnerian
    Hacky McHeadfirstslide
    Pencilnecked little beancounter
    Creepy and effeminate
    Olney thinks he’d be a good fit
    It’s a game of skill, deception, honor and deceit.
    CASHMAN YOU TEH SUX0R!!!!!1!!!11!!!
    Clearly, that’s a shot at Jeter
    Feared Williams
    Mo it is written, Mo it shall be done, Mosanna, Mosanna, Mosanna in the highest
    Asiseno de los suenos
    YOU’RE MY BOY, SCOTTY BRO!!!!
    True Yankee©®™
    :: head explodes ::
    The 4 Rings Club
    The Torreolithic Era
    I’d do that in a cocaine heartbeat.
    That socialist post has further tarnished the already damaged credibility of this website.
    BEEEEEEEEEEEEOOOOOOOOOOOOOUUUUUUUUUUU-
    WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIP!
    Ty Cobb stabbed a guy.
    Jejune
    I want to know what Januz thinks about this.
    That Joke
    ———
    Your Head
    C-L-O-W-N
    Austin Jackson is uninspiring
    I saw it with my own eyes.
    Bo: 1
    Strawman: 0
    http://i435.photobucket.com/al.....tton-1.jpg
    http://www.amazon.com/Eats-Sho.....1592400876
    http://knowyourmeme.com/i/124/.....-wrong.jpg
    “Did DaVinci bring in help to paint the Sistene Chapel?
    The terriosts are winning
    Bull in a china shop

    • Accent Shallow


      That socialist post has further tarnished the already damaged credibility of this website.

      Is my favorite.

      /has read Eats, Shoots & Leaves

    • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

      I feel like 50-75% of those are yours. Are you essentially meme-ing yourself?

      Good list, Tommie.

      • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Archimedes Torquemada

        I give because I love.

        /adds that to the list

        • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

          Do you remember any specific ones for Baseball Tonight (notably with Kruck)?

          • Tom Zig

            Something to the effect that Kruk liked the Phillies late game offense because they are so used to coming from behind

            • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Archimedes Torquemada

              Found it. The meme is “Theoretical John Kruk”.

              Here you go:

              tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside says:

              The Yankees have no weaknesses.

              Sincerely,
              Theoretical John Kruk

              Pete says:

              Gee, I think a salad for lunch sounds great!

              Sincerely,
              Theoretical John Kruk

              Andy In Sunny Daytona says:

              Personal grooming is a passion of mine.

              Sincerely,
              Theoretical John Kruk

              tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside says:

              Extended warranty? Nah, I don’t need that.

              Sincerely,
              Theoretical John Kruk

              JMK aka The Overshare says:
              September 28th, 2009 at 10:40 am

              My roommate is a bank robber.

              Sincerely,
              Non-Theoretical John Kruk

              Andy In Sunny Daytona says:

              I trust Lenny Dykstra with my retirement.

              Sincerely,
              Theoretical John Kruk

              http://riveraveblues.com/2009/.....ent-604315

    • DP

      You have let us all down, tommie. You have.

      • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Archimedes Torquemada

        I blame ARod.

        /adds that to the list

    • ROBTEN

      x “is good at baseball”

      as in:

      Nails Kryzyzewski is good at baseball.

      Example: http://riveraveblues.com/2009/.....ent-479426

      /It’s two, two, two memes in one!

      • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Archimedes Torquemada

        Yes, that.

    • Jack
  • bexarama

    You’re my boy, Scotty bro!!!
    http://twitpic.com/oadh6

    • bexarama

      I think that’s TSJC’s too. Whoever made it, it’s hilarious.

      • bexarama

        aaaand it was already mentioned above. Whoops.

        • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Archimedes Torquemada

          That’s actually my twitpic account. Feel free to use any of those images, like this one:

  • JMK the Overshare’s Mystique and Aura

    Four letters: DBHOF

    Oh, and also—Ronan’d (whenever someone says something anti-Semitic).

  • Big Juan

    FISTED!

  • keithr

    sucka got no juice

  • ROBTEN

    Last one for tonight:

    I’m not your … , … ”

    As in:

    i’m not your bro, buddy

    /I’m not your buddy, amigo.

    //I’m not your amigo, pally.

    ///I’m not your pally, guy.

    ////I’m not your guy, hombre.

    /////I’m not your guy, friend.

    //////I’m not your friend, muchacho.

    http://riveraveblues.com/2009/.....ent-681810

  • ecksodia

    I appreciate this very, very much.

  • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Archimedes Torquemada

    Late additions:

    The steaks and blowjobs/pussytubing lines from kissingsuzykolber.com
    The collection of beers from Pinstripe Brewery (DFA IPA, Tampa Light Lime, Steinbrenner Weizenbock, etc.)