Bo Jackson could have been the best running back in the history of the NFL. But we will never know...
posted by yay-yo at 03:02 PM on May 30
A troll is someone who intentionally posts derogatory or otherwise inflammatory messages about sensitive topics in an established online community such as an online discussion forum to bait users into responding. So every member of this site is a troll?
posted by yay-yo at 02:58 PM on May 30
Don't troll yay-yo. What does that mean? I was just wondering why the Nazi's deleted my comment.
posted by yay-yo at 02:48 PM on May 30
Is it not acceptable to refer to the bible as the best-selling fictional book of all-time?
posted by yay-yo at 02:38 PM on May 30
Kobe is going to lose the only fans that appreciate his talent. He is right though, the Lakers haven't been shit since Jerry West left. Fuck Shaq. Also, it's obvious that it wasn't directly Kobe's fault that Shaq was traded, but indirectly it was. By him shopping around for a new team, instead of signing with LA in the first place, he put Management in a position that they couldn't afford to give both of them long-term deals. So they decided it was better to keep the guy that was just reaching his prime instead of the guy that was well past his. There is no way in hell that the Lakers will get fair trade value. I was thinking that someone would have to trade their #1 or #2 pick but then again, I doubt the Lakers would trade Kobe to a Western Conference opponent, and definately not one in the same division. I wouldn't be too sad if we got the #2 pick, Rashard Lewis and Luke Ridinour for Kobe. Nowitzki is good but he ain't 1/2 the man Kobe is (on the court). It would have to be Nowitzki and Terry. This shit is killing me to even have to think about...
posted by yay-yo at 02:03 PM on May 30
You as the driver of a car, have a responsibility to make your children ride in an approved car seat, or wear seat belts. That's because they're children. Grownups like the woman passenger can put on their PFDs by themselves. i don't know what state you live in, but in CA the driver of the vehicle gets a ticket if ANYONE in the car doesn't have their seatbelt on. Therefore it is the DRIVER'S responsibility to make sure that everyone is safe, adult or child.
posted by yay-yo at 12:22 PM on May 30
Question: what do you think is appropriate for her to do at this point? Buy a gun and wait in the living room with the front door unlocked, ready to shoot the first asshole that walks through the door... Oh wait, that's what I would do. She can't do anything about it. She's 18, she's pretty, and people want to look at her pictures. It's no different than seeing Paris Hilton and all those other Hollywood types on every damn magazine at the grocery store. How come no one is worried about her safety? I don't see her cruising with body guards or security and she is 1000X more famous than this track girl and everyone has seen her NAKED performing sexual acts in front of a camera (with pretty good skills I might add). I really don't see the big freakin deal about this story. It's not the first time someone has found a girl to be pretty and passed her picture on to someone. It just so happens that this one made it to the internet. It's the world we live in.
posted by yay-yo at 11:14 AM on May 30
yay-yo, is it Frailty? Thank you!! Not being able to remember that movie title was killing me. It's a good movie though. Yay-yo. He doesn't mean that Christians are supposed to hunt and kill "evil" people. No shit Holmes. It means they are supposed to bug the shit out of the rest of us. I saw the most awesome shirt the other day. It said "I might be going to hell" on the front, and "At least I'm not a Christian" on the back.
posted by yay-yo at 11:06 AM on May 30
Please remember that as we work and hunt, it is also our God Given Right as Christians to hunt for the lost souls about us. You do not need a license and you can hunt in any state or country. Those lost souls will truly be our greatest trophies in the end. Isn't there a movie based on this story?? Help me out here. I can't find the name of this damn movie and it is killing me. Here's a brief summary: The Dad thinks he hears from God and can see which people are evil and which are not. "God" delivers an axe and some other murder weapons to the guy's farm and he has his two sons help him kill "evil" people. One son starts to feel like something is wrong, the other son kills him.
posted by yay-yo at 10:33 AM on May 30
Please remember that as we work and hunt, it is also our God Given Right as Christians to hunt for the lost souls about us. You do not need a license and you can hunt in any state or country. Those lost souls will truly be our greatest trophies in the end. Isn't there a movie based on this story??
posted by yay-yo at 04:06 PM on May 29
When people start disappearing down there, we know who to question first. Asking a 5 year old to kill anything is indecent. This kid is gonna be the next green river killer.
posted by yay-yo at 11:50 AM on May 27
In other sports the worse teams do have the ability to tank a few games, but .500 teams are out of the running for the top pick. I wouldn't mind having the bottom 4 or 5 teams involved in lottery, just not ones that almost make the playoffs. That kind of makes sense. I'll give you that. However whats to stop the bottom 4-5 teams from tanking? Also, why would you care about the lottery if you had a chance to make the playoffs? I'm convinced that the "tanking" problem is impossible to fix.
posted by yay-yo at 09:33 PM on May 25
or a league-wide playoff... (only in our wettest dreams)
posted by yay-yo at 04:15 PM on May 25
It doesn't stop teams from tanking, and often rewards teams that were almost .500 on the season while penalizing others that were far worse. That statement is a contradiction. Teams who played just under .500 would be the ones who didn't tank. There are too many issues present to create a perfect system for the draft unless you do it completely randomly. Otherwise if the teams who lose the most always get the highest chance to win, tanking is inevitable.
posted by yay-yo at 04:03 PM on May 25
Did they all have mustaches?
posted by yay-yo at 02:57 PM on May 25
I'd say the "porn thing" adds to his credentials. How many HoF's have been in a porno?
posted by yay-yo at 02:26 PM on May 25
What happened to LeBron at half-time? He left his game in the locker-room. The Cavs can't win unless LeBron decides that he's going to be the best player on the court. This series it's been Rasheed Wallace. The Pistons main problem has been Prince. He has only made 1 shot in the first two games. His defense on LeBron has been amazing, but he needs to find a way to chip in on the offensive end. Right now we are seeing just how good the Cavs supporting cast is. I do have to give the Cavs some credit for their defense. They have been shutting down the Pistons as well. Two games with neither team breaking 80? What is up with that? Assuming the Spurs continue to dominate Utah, they will WALK through the Finals.
posted by yay-yo at 11:27 AM on May 25
If Danny had the audacity to try and deal for Jason Kidd he would probably have to deal the #5 pick I don't see Jason Kidd willingly going to Boston. He wants to win, now. He's tired of just making the playoffs, so I doubt he would want to take 3-4 steps backward.
posted by yay-yo at 04:45 PM on May 24
Why can't I include Shaq? Because Shaq is an exception to the rule. His sheer size made it possible for him to back people down and go THROUGH double teams. Oden will NEVER be as big or as strong as Shaq.
posted by yay-yo at 02:09 PM on May 24
I don't think he needs an outside shot - loads of HoF centres didn't shoot from outside 10 feet. He is strong enough to work his way through most of the centres in the league already. Give him a couple years and he'll get through all of them - but he's quick. Very quick for a seven footer. Can you name one HoF center who has played in the last 15 years (not including Shaq) who couldn't make an outside shot? Here's a few that could: Hakeem Ewing Robinson Duncan
posted by yay-yo at 01:26 PM on May 24
That goal would not have been possible before they changed the ball. It was like we saw in the World Cup with kicks making strange turns and bends. He just hit it right of center like a pool shark (only not on purpose) and bent it around the near post. It's kind of like Gretzky with the "impossible angle" goal.
posted by yay-yo at 12:12 PM on May 24
The Celtics can hope to get the next Chinese giant. The guy seems to have a pretty good all-around game to go with his height. He could stand to gain a few pounds, but so could everyone else who is comingout of the draft.
posted by yay-yo at 12:08 PM on May 24
I see a lot of arguments about how overrated Oden is, but little in response? Pros and cons? Anyone? No shot from outside 10 ft. (free throws are from 15') Not strong enough to work his way inside on an NBA center. Good shot blocking ability. Foul Prone. But he does have a pretty good personality...
posted by yay-yo at 10:31 AM on May 24
Was it Jesus? People have been looking for Jesus for 1000's of years and I found him on the internet? Bet it was Kobe Bryant. Kobe and I usually watch Texas Hold'em together. He's not much of a futbol fan.
posted by yay-yo at 10:25 AM on May 24
I've seen the Vince Carter dunk 1000 times, and up until 10 seconds ago I would have voted for it without even looking at the other plays. Something made me play the footage of the goal...
posted by yay-yo at 05:19 PM on May 23
And yerfatma, given the choice, I'd jettison Ainge and keep Doc. No coach is good enough to win without talent. Therefore it is unfair to judge Doc's performance over the past few years. If he actually had a team with competent players, and still lost, show him the door. But he's had 3 years going on 4, and I seriously have no idea what his blueprint is for this franchise. My sentiments exactly...
posted by yay-yo at 04:59 PM on May 23
When did it become alright to mess with women? I was taught from the time that I was 2 years old that Men do not mess with Women, period end of story. Just another byproduct of the broken home...
posted by yay-yo at 04:55 PM on May 23
The difference? Paxson and co. made it, so Jordan's reputation as a clutch player remains intact, while Lebron's "killer instinct" is being called into question. I can guarantee that Jordan had more than 10 points in the game. And he didn't pass on a wide open lay-up either. but that he doesn't have Paxson or to use a current name, Robert Horry on his team. LeBron's teammates are the only reason they even had a chance in that game. The questions about his killer instinct are not just based on one game. It also happened MULTIPLE times against the Nets. He seems to have taken a step back from his performance in last years playoffs. He wasn't afraid to take the last shot, but know he seems to be. I love LeBron's game, he is one of the best 3 players in the league, no doubt. He just needs to have the courage (there you go LBB) to either make or miss the shot and deal with the consequences.
posted by yay-yo at 02:15 PM on May 23
I assume you all get a hair across your ass during September Call Ups in baseball when the second division teams aren't trying to win because they're working in rookies. Or maybe during the last weeks of the NFL season when playoff teams don't try to win when there are no playoff spots to move up. Those two situations are not even remotely similiar to "tanking" games to try to win the Draft lottery. If the Celtics were 20 games ahead with 10 to play, sitting Paul Pierce to avoid injury would make sense. The guy had a whole summer to recover from his "ailments" whatever they may be. I guess it makes it hard to beleive when you see Dwayne Wade and Lamar Odom getting surgery done, AFTER giving their all in the playoffs. If Pierce was really hurt, why wasn't he getting any surgeries performed so that he could get a head start on his rehab? The C's got what they deserved for throwing in the towel too early. but Oden is a franchise centre. How does everyone think that Oden is going to be this great center when he wasn't even close to dominant in college? The guys he is being compared to were MONSTERS in college (Shaq, Duncan, Robinson etc...). I'm not saying that he sucks or won't be a decent player, but I just don't see the "dominant big man" tag working on this dude. I would pick Durant over Oden any day of the week.
posted by yay-yo at 11:05 AM on May 23
Can it really be true? The Ducks are playing for the Cup? Somebody slap me, I must be dreaming.
posted by yay-yo at 10:43 AM on May 23
the Lakers will be worst than the Celtics in less than 2 years. He will try to give the farm away for someone that won't be able to help anybody win. That's not possible as long as they have #24... If they lose Kobe because of the front office's stupidity, you may be right.
posted by yay-yo at 10:13 AM on May 23
What will the Blazers do with LeMarcus Aldridge if they draft Oden? I think Durant would fit in better with the team that they already have. They have Zac Randolph as their low post threat, Brandon Roy hitting mid-range jumpers, and then you throw in a guy like Durant, with Aldridge blocking everything in sight. They could be tough in a couple of years with that team.
posted by yay-yo at 09:35 AM on May 23
The only reason the Cavs were close in that game is because they had 10+ offensive rebounds. That probably won't happen again. Cleveland is overmatched and Detroit has a good gameplan to stop LeBron. Open look (way open) instead of a 1 on 2 low against Prince and 'Sheed? By a guy who's made his living hitting threes? Except when he passed it, he only had 1 guy guarding him (which he had already blew by at the top of the key). Just face it, LeBron doesn't have the killer instinct yet. He showed he didn't have it against the Nets, when he continually had bad 4th quarters, including a TON of missed free-throws. He's young and unsure of himself when the game is on the line. It will all come in time though. It's the type of thing you learn from losing in the playoffs. I just can't see Utah beating the Spurs. I can't see anyone beating the Spurs. Game 2 wasn't even a contest. I'll second that...
posted by yay-yo at 09:30 AM on May 23
Dude, Kobe's not playing in this series. Who's talking about him?
posted by yay-yo at 06:50 PM on May 22
What went wrong with LeBron? The Pistons had him hog-tied for the whole game but couldn't pull away. 9 assists and 10 rebounds are not bad, but 10 points? Ouch! He's lucky that he's not someone else or he could be accused of "giving up", with his 3 shot attempts in the 4th quarter.
posted by yay-yo at 03:39 PM on May 22
Does that mean you don't want me hunting deer or turkey? Hunting is OK with me if you eat what you kill. If you just hunt to kill, then you are a sick individual. But that's just my opinion. I feel the same way about fishing. Either catch and eat or don't catch at all.
posted by yay-yo at 11:33 AM on May 22
People who kill and torture animals should be treated the same way.
posted by yay-yo at 10:16 AM on May 22
I can't believe what I'm seeing...
posted by yay-yo at 07:27 PM on May 21
Naw, just watched the game. He's the man. The Big Fundamental.
posted by yay-yo at 12:16 AM on May 20
Tim Duncan should have been the MVP.
posted by yay-yo at 10:36 AM on May 19
First Stan Van Gundy gets tossed to the side by Miami and now Jeff? It's not like these guys can't coach but apparently making the playoffs isn't good enough anymore. Their father Bill is a pretty well-known college coach and I actually attended a summer basketball camp that he ran about 12-13 years ago. He knew more about basketball than anyone I have ever met. With a father like that it's no wonder that both Stan and Jeff have made it to the top.
posted by yay-yo at 03:40 PM on May 18
Whatever, yay-yo, your intent was clearly to imply that TBH was hitting on you and that you aren't gay, but prefer women. What kind of joke is that but a gay joke? How about just a joke? I do prefer women and I am not gay, is that a problem? Do I have to hide my sexuality so that I don't offend you? You're worse than Stu Jackson. Making shit up as you go along.
posted by yay-yo at 12:48 PM on May 18
Yes it did hit me in the head, Then, when I went home I sprayed carburetor cleaner on my nut sac to get the grease cleaned off and it burned like hell because when I shaved my legs, I got carried away with the razor and kept going all the way to the holy land. LOOORD HAVE MERCY!!! If ever there was a case of TMI...
posted by yay-yo at 12:30 PM on May 18
Sure, because anyone who doesn't find gay jokes humorous has to be without a sense of humor. It can't be that one finds your particular brand of "humor" crass and juvenile. Right? Where's the gay joke? Get a grip man. Don't make something out of nothing.
posted by yay-yo at 12:23 PM on May 18
grum, you da man. Thanks. I'll second that! That video speaks for itself.
posted by yay-yo at 09:52 AM on May 18
Can someone explain to me how you could test positive in one stage but no the next stage or the previous stage? That is what doesn't make sense to me. If you're using an illegal substance, it should at least be in ALL of the tests that occur afterwords. Something just doesn't seem right about having only one positive test on one stage. I ask only because the only doping I have ever done was with a beer and a joint.
posted by yay-yo at 09:47 AM on May 18
Yeah, maybe I would have thought it was funny when I was in the 4th grade. So that's where you lost your sense of humor...
posted by yay-yo at 09:00 AM on May 18
One other thought: I can't help but wonder if baseball is actively trying to kill the stolen base. Throwing over to first slows the game down. A lot. I see where you're coming from. I'm not quite ready to call it a conspiracy, but the league is always trying to make the game move along faster.
posted by yay-yo at 08:51 AM on May 18
I don't know man. Whenever I bike my legs pick up a new hair style, and once I got some hair stuck in the chain. Then the handle bars twisted, I slid off the seat and landed on the bar dick and tail-bone first, then my left leg twisted over the right side, as I fell of the bike sideways my right ankle got cought in the pedle strap and tore my achilleas tendon. All happend goin about 30 mph. Boy did THAT hurt. So much for the saying: "It's just like riding a bike."
posted by yay-yo at 08:47 AM on May 18
foot-long ingrown hairs Do they have a category for those in the Guiness Book of World Records?
posted by yay-yo at 09:20 PM on May 17
Steve Nash, 6'3'' 195 lb., as per NBA.COM website, Wikipedia concurs. That must have been before the haircut.
posted by yay-yo at 07:22 PM on May 17
BI, you just wouldn't understand. You're from Jersey, I'm from Cali. Two completely different worlds. But I do reccomend it, as long as you don't stumble upon some hidden, internet, fetish-porn after you eat it.
posted by yay-yo at 06:43 PM on May 17
I always knew something was up with that shit. How fucking much wind can some little leg hairs pick up? I guess if you're a sasquatch you could say that it makes you overheat or something, but come on now. By the way, those razor bumps and cuts ain't so appealing. I want my $6.50 refunded for the Turkey Bacon Guacamole sandwich I just tasted, twice.
posted by yay-yo at 06:16 PM on May 17
Everyone used to talk about how Hank Aarons record would NEVER be broken. Now it seems that Rickey's recordS may never be broken.
posted by yay-yo at 05:48 PM on May 17
Well, yay-yo, I would happily discuss this with you privately, and welcome your input via email. You don't appear to have one on your profile, so feel free to use mine. 1. What's to discuss? QUIT STARTING SHIT WITH ME! 2. I don't do online dating. 3. I prefer women. Or in this case, Cheap Shot Rob If you actually watch the tape, all he did was get in Nash's way and stand his ground, (with a lowered shoulder). If Nash weighed more than 120lbs, he wouldn't even have fell down and it wouldn't have looked so bad. Also, a cheap shot is when you hit someone who isn't expecting it. He went head to head with Nash. I'm not saying it wasn't wrong, because it was. It just wasn't as bad as you all are making it out to be.
posted by yay-yo at 05:02 PM on May 17
everyone (no, not Ichiro) wants to be a power hitter nowadays. Don't you remember the commercials with Tom Glavine and John Smoltz? "Chicks dig the long-ball!"
posted by yay-yo at 02:08 PM on May 17
So he gets remembered for the times he hits them but overlooked when he doesn't. You aint' right! Of course he has missed some shots, who hasn't? The fact is that he has made more crucial three's in the finals seconds of PLAYOFF games than anyone that is currently in the league. He did it as a Rocket, he did it as a Laker, and he has done it as a Spur. Also, when he was on the Rockets, he wasn't exactly an "off-the-bench player" as you so fondly refer to him. Another point is that no one remembers who came in 2nd (or the loser) they only remember the winners.
posted by yay-yo at 01:23 PM on May 17
If this is the greatest thing that has happened at Dodger Stadium then I don't need to see a baseball game there. Wake up man! Have you ever seen the replay of Kirk Gibson's home-run?
posted by yay-yo at 10:47 AM on May 17
yay-yo chiding somebody else for being disrespectful? That's good stuff. And you constantly starting shit with me is getting on my nerves. Maybe you should go back and read your precious guidlelines that you like to quote. There's something about personal attacks in there.
posted by yay-yo at 10:45 AM on May 17
And Phoenix, for the love of God, please send Bowen, Ginobli, and Horry home. It pains me to see Tim Duncan have to play with those ass clowns...although I have to say Tim in his age seems to be getting more and more chippy. Bowen is the best on ball (no pun intended) defender in the league. Ginobli is a slasher and spot up shooter, Horry is Big Shot Bob. I could see why you might not like them, but to call them ass clowns is straight up disrespectful. I would take any of them on my favorite team in a second. A lot of you seem to understand that the playoffs are rough, until your favorite team gets beat up. I felt the same way. You might want to wait until the series is over before you start bitching about it. Who knows, your team could suprise you.
posted by yay-yo at 09:34 PM on May 16
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