Most wrestling related post are about steroids and the behavior brought on by their use and this is a topic that affects the sporting world at large. On the other hand the out comes are predetermined and therefore negate its legitimacy in the eyes of many. I say we just have it now rather than debating the "is it/isn't it" thing when another wrestling post is put up here. SpoFi frowns on the is it/isn't discussion but I feel this topic warrants it.
posted by HATER 187 at 01:45 AM on August 25
Thanks Rcade, I hope you know how much people like me with no knowledge of computers, interwebs, URLs and other techno-voodoo appreciate and are somewhat in awe of your abilities. SportsFilter is still the first site I visit everyday.
posted by HATER 187 at 01:15 AM on January 10
Turkey? Check. Plenty of Yuengling? Check. Dad cursing the Detroit Lions? Check. I love Thanksgiving.
posted by HATER 187 at 08:33 PM on November 27
Sweet. Now when can I edit my page? I need to declare my new NFL fandom. Oh and thanks for doing all this computer voodoo and keeping this awesome site up.
posted by HATER 187 at 11:31 PM on October 05
I hope all is going well THX, you are missed. I hope everything is going good for Mrs. 1138
posted by HATER 187 at 12:36 AM on September 26
I am a quasi-homer. In baseball I like the Yankees and in basketball I love the Knicks. I am new to the football and since I bartend every sunday I am forced to watch the games. Since I have to be emotionally involved to dig sports I have to have a team. From this point forward I will be a San Diego Chargers fan. When it comes to hockey I am a die-hard Philadelphia Flyers fan. I chose the Fly guys because of their reputation of being a rough and tumble team. Plus orange is my favorite color.
posted by HATER 187 at 12:28 AM on August 28
I don't follow. Do I need to rent a van? Call in some old favors from some friends? When I move I usually just pretend my back injury is acting up and sip Dr. Pepper while others do the heavy lifting.
posted by HATER 187 at 01:06 AM on August 02
Hart: E. Malkin, J. Iginla, A. Ovechkin Selke: J. Madden, P. Datsyuk, H. Zetterberg Lady Byng: P. Datsyuk, J. Pominville, M. St. Louis Calder: P. Kane, J. Toews, N. Blackstrom Norris: N. Lidstrom, Z. Chara, D. Phaneuf Vezina: M. Brodeur, H. Lundqvist, E. Nabokov
posted by HATER 187 at 11:00 PM on April 29
Even scarier. Plus the $5 sign up fee discourages me. Stoopid internet doesn't accept cash, yet.
posted by HATER 187 at 10:33 PM on April 22
Did you get hitched DJE? If so Congrats. As far as metafilter, i dunno what that is, probably too smart for my blood.
posted by HATER 187 at 08:51 PM on April 21
World of Warcraft? I am so writing a column about my 7th level Elf Necromancer. I have max charisma and 100 hit points.
posted by HATER 187 at 11:44 AM on April 15
YAY! Dr. John is back. It isn't hockey playoff time without the ONLY Senators fan here. Can't wait for your reaction to their annual playoff collapse.
posted by HATER 187 at 09:24 AM on April 14
EAST Montreal-Higgins Buffa.....I mean Boston-Sturm Pitt-Malkin Ottawa-Alfie Philly-Richards Washington-Ovechkin NYR-Jagr NJD-Gionta WEST Detroit-Zetterberg Nashville-Dumont San Jose-Cheechoo Calgary-Iglina Minny-Gaborik Colorado-Stansy Dallas-Richards Anaheim - Selanne And thanks to nomich or whoever tabulates and informs me of the standings
posted by HATER 187 at 02:24 AM on April 08
Montreal in 5 Pitt in 7 Philly in 6 Strangers in 6 Detroit rock city in 5 San Josie and the pussycats in 5 Minny in 6 Dallas brightly shining celestial objects in 7 no offense taken nomich. Like I said I am not really computer savvy or mathamegetic to do this. feel free to usurp this pool from. I was just over zealous for some hockey!
posted by HATER 187 at 02:06 AM on April 08
screw this thread, maybe someone can make a good one. I would love to do one of those point things but I can't make a table and maths ain't my strong suit.
posted by HATER 187 at 07:20 PM on April 07
awwww fuck. Can someone fix that for me.
posted by HATER 187 at 10:26 PM on April 06
East (1)Montreal vs (8)Buffalo (2)Pittsburgh vs (7)Ottawa (3)Washington vs (6)Philadelphia (4)New Jersey vs (5)New York West (1)Detroit vs (8)Nashville (2)San Jose vs (7)Calgary (3)Minnesota vs (6)Colorado (4)Anaheim vs (5)Dallas
posted by HATER 187 at 09:59 PM on April 06
I heard he had to cut open a Tauntaun, and crawl inside to stay warm. And I thought they smelled bad on the outside.
posted by HATER 187 at 09:17 PM on March 24
Juventus F.C. is a publicly traded company but I don't how plausible buying shares is. Also my Scottish blood demands that I point out Celtic F.C. and those dirty Protestant bastards The Rangers are also available.
posted by HATER 187 at 02:10 PM on March 11
The Crystalball Huet trade is a huge shock to me, it seemes like he was the future of the Canadians. Nice move by Dallas, picking up Richards and not giving up too much. Just because he was having an off year and his upcoming free agency they were able to get a sweet deal.
posted by HATER 187 at 03:41 PM on February 26
In the future can we not refer to justgary as jg? That is reserved for jerseygirl and jerseygirl only. I am tired of getting confused as to who is being smack talked in these posts. Lets call justgary gary if we can't stand typing all those letters. Also the shorter version of HATER 187 is now Einstein B. Rockefeller. Eleventeen? More like threeve.
posted by HATER 187 at 02:28 PM on February 26
Fuckin' guy probably can't remember his own birthday or address without looking at his driver's license. Well, whenever I'm confused, I just check my underwear. It holds the answer to all the important questions.
posted by HATER 187 at 11:35 PM on February 14
I am in but not as HATER. Look out for Elroy333.
posted by HATER 187 at 01:16 AM on February 02
just becuase Hater got the reference wrong Elijahin and Mr Bismarck got it right from the start. Fellow Spofites please go see Clerks 2. Pillowpants.
posted by HATER 187 at 01:03 PM on February 01
Dude, I am really sorry, I was just trying to name the worst Jersey ever (I can't believe anyone would want this) I have an un-named away (blue, yeah I go old school, bring back home whites!) Fish Sticks knock off Jersey but not a Kirk Muller, an away (red) Montreal (33 Roy) replica and an away (blue) Quebec replica with Sakic on it. Both replicas have stitched names and numbers and are otherwise indistinguishable from an authentic except for the lack of fight strap. Everything else is my Flyers gear and you will have to pry that out of my cold dead hands. I am only interested in hockey jerseys, I like defunct Canadian teams (Jets, Quebec, old Vancouver logo), The Flames (Lanny jersey? anyone?) or anything with a goaltender. The Lindross Jersey sounds tempting Bo, but I hate the son of a bitch so much now I could never wear, let alone look at that jersey. I wouldn't mind a Celtic Football or Liverpool jersey if anyone has one and is willing to trade. I am sorry if my poor attempt at humor got anyone's hopes up. Chico you must be as blind as Ann Frank if you like the Gordon's Fishstick jersey.
posted by HATER 187 at 10:49 PM on January 31
Anyone interested in an Islanders Gordon's Fisherman era jersey? I think it has Kirk Muller's number on it.
posted by HATER 187 at 09:30 AM on January 31
See the part about undersexed males in my post. That means you (THX) can be interested. ZING! dude, uh, I think you made my point... And what point is that? If it is "nobody cares about Jessica Simpson's vagina" then I don't see that as your point. Remember you are the one who just posted yet another comment about her nether region. Nobody here is buying that as an excuse for Romo's poor play in a football game that happened over a week ago. If you want talk like that check out some of the yahoo or ESPN boards.
posted by HATER 187 at 09:31 PM on January 23
dude, its sportsfilter not pubichairfilter. Nobody (besides Tony Romo and frustrated, undersexed males) give a fuck about about Jessica Simpson's pubes.
posted by HATER 187 at 08:49 PM on January 23
D'oh! I meant to say grum is the dean of baseball school. Of course his hockey knowledge is vast, but I can hang with him in that regard. What grummy comes up with in baseball is just plain stupefying. Good call on the camp fire terrapin.
posted by HATER 187 at 08:29 PM on January 17
[4 digit post yahoo noobish vet] Some of my favorite things are talking hockey with real (and fucking hysterical) life Canadians and some very knowledgeable Michiganders. Seriously the hockey threads are a testament to sheer awesomeness. This site also opened me up to soccer so now at my job (where I am the only white boy and everyone else is either Dominican or El Salvadorian) I can keep and make somewhat intelligent comments on the game. I have to thank a few American and lots of European and Aussie soccer fans for making those threads and the World Cup Campfire so fun. Without that I would still be clueless when it comes to real football. Going into the baseball threads is like going to school(grum is the dean of hockey school) , some of the cats on this site know mad shite about baseball. It could be stats, history, trivia, whatever we got it all. Lastly I will site the more "off beat" stuff. Where else can you find bowling, amputee track and field, ice dancing, skiing (llb is the resident sky instructor) boxing, MMA, pro wrestling, and some sports I have never even heard of. Its not all sunshine and kittens though. The NFL threads seem to be a breeding ground for douchebaggery. I am giving the sport an honest second chance before I give it up totally and seeing the kind of fan it attracts here is yet another deterrent for me to fully embrace the game. Don't get me wrong I love the pick 'ems though, especially when I go 4 for 4 and shame all the knowledgeable NFL fans. I also wouldn't mind seeing more Lacrosse threads. Of course I could stop being lazy and post some articles. I would really like to see a space for just talking shop about sports. Weather it be sports we play/coach or just theory (for example rugby union vs rugby league or is 1-3-1 a better neutral zone scheme than the 1-2-2) There really isn't going to be an article out there about this so maybe it could be a function of the locker room? All in all this site is fucking awesome. Best sports site on the web as far as I am concerned. The admins are great, even though gary and I have butted heads and I don't hear from kirk enough. There is so much right with this site that it really sucks when a couple of the wrongs bring down the enjoyment level for so many people. Sorry for the long post. NUFF SAYD!
posted by HATER 187 at 06:51 PM on January 17
YAY! Secret Satan at work today. Hope I get that bottle of Tommy Bahama I asked for.
posted by HATER 187 at 01:36 PM on December 22
Turkey booze and my dad cursing the Lions. Hopefully after the stroke (the one thing I can truly be thankful for is that he has retained his charming, curmudgeonly attitude) he will be able to muster up the same disgust for the silver and blue kitty cats.
posted by HATER 187 at 04:14 PM on November 21
Also, the fact that both Crafty's and SE's departures come after big homerrific spats While I won't pretend to speak for either of them I think Crafty anf SE left for different reasons. Crafty just didn't seem to be enjoying himself anymore. I think SE had a problem with some of what was being said in thread about this particular topic. Drug addiction and family is a pretty rough topic and having people with little or no expirence with something like that shouting "clean up or leave" was pretty infurating for me. I hope I am not coming across as over sensetive, but I really feel for the Reid family. When SE said Andy Reid is dealing with two of his children who are addicts. If anyone has dealt with that, let them step forward. Otherwise shut the fuck up I tried 3 time to respond to that post and just couldn't do it. For once I had something to say that wasn't a bad joke and felt like I couldn't post it because of the judgemental tone of the thread. I have enough family and friends who have more of a right to tell me what a scum bag I am (luckily they don't) because of addiction and the fucked up shit it makes you do, than someone on a sports website who I have never met. For all I know SE could have had a similar problem or at the very least been related to or known someone with a similar problem. Maybe he was just disgusted by the way the Reid family's problems were being summed up with the bullshit tough love approach. We'll never know now, the douche is gone. I really like this place, the banter is great, some of the threads are off the beaten path. I also gain some insight into sports I had early gave up on (Ufez and his NBA enthusiasm brought me back to the Knickerbockers) and all my online friends across the pond have enabled me to at least follow a soccer match and appreciate some of the more subtle aspects of the game. For me this place has been a mind opening expierence and I hope it will stick around a bit longer.
posted by HATER 187 at 11:46 PM on November 05
Boston, Phoenix, Mavs. Need i say more? How about San Antonio, you know the team won the NBA championship last season. The NBA isn't a league that is so easy to predict anymore. Granted San Anton won it all last year, but how many people saw the Cav's in the finals, or Golden State coming out of the first round. After the magic run of Maimi two years ago the NBA has lured me back in for more shattered dreams and broken hearts.
posted by HATER 187 at 10:07 AM on November 02
East Atlantic-Boston Central-Detroit Southeast-Maimi The Other Five-Chicago, Clevland, New Jersey, Washington, New York West Northwest-Denver Pacific-Phoenix Southwest-Dallas The Other Five-San Antonio, Utah, Houston, Golden State, LA Lakers (provided Kobe stays) Sixth man-total homer pick-David Lee Defense-Ben Wallace wins and unprecented fifth award Rookie-Kevin Durant
posted by HATER 187 at 08:16 PM on October 31
The catcher is indeed the only player allowed in foul territory before the ball is put into play. I believe this rule came about because of Keith Hernandez.
posted by HATER 187 at 01:28 PM on October 26
What the fuck is the deal with this "nuff said" nonsense? Who are we dealing with hear Stan Lee?
posted by HATER 187 at 10:39 PM on October 21
Got no time for the corner boys, down in the street makin' all that noise, Don't want no whores on eighth avenue, cause tonight I'm gonna be with you. Cause tonight Im gonna take that ride, across the river to the jersey side, Take my baby to the carnival, and Ill take you on all the rides, sing sha la La la la la sha la la la. Down the shore everythings alright, you with your baby on a saturday night, Don't you know that all my dreams come true, when I'm walkin' down the street With you, sing sha la la la la la sha la la la. You know she thrills me with all her charms, when Im wrapped up in my Baby's arms, my little angel gives me everything, I know someday that shell Wear my ring. So don't bother me cause I got no time, Im on my way to see that girl of Mine, nothin' else matters in this whole wide world, when you're in love with A jersey girl, sing sha la la la la la la. And I call your name, I cant sleep at night, sha la la la la la la.
posted by HATER 187 at 12:01 AM on October 19
To Fatty, my favorite New Englandah, No I can't forget this evening, Or your face as you were leaving. But I guess that's just the way the story goes. You always smile but in you eyes your sorrow shows. Yes it shows. No I can't forget tomorrow, When I think of all my sorrow, When I had you there but then I let you go. And now it's only fair that I should let you know What you should know I can't live, if living is without you. I can't give, I can't give any more. Can't live, if living is without you. Can't give, I can't give any more. No I can't forget this evening, Or your face as you were leaving. But I guess that's just the way the story goes. You always smile but in you eyes your sorrow shows. Yes it shows. I can't live, if living is without you. I can't give, I can't give any more. Can't live, if living is without you. Can't give, I can't give any more. Nothing says lovin' like Air Supply
posted by HATER 187 at 07:30 AM on October 18
We don't check genitalia when handing out SportsFilter accounts. I think we should, purely for size comparison reasons.
posted by HATER 187 at 12:38 AM on October 15
I want to swap out Nashville for Minnie. I also think Atlanta or Toronto could squeak in as the 8 seed.
posted by HATER 187 at 01:08 AM on September 28
Eastern Conf. Divison Leaders New York Rangers Ottawa Senators Tampa Bay Lightning The Other 5 teams Pittsburg Penguins Buffalo Sabres New Jersey Devils Philadelphia Flyers Atlanta FlamesThrashers Wester Conf. Division Leaders Detroit Redwings Vancouver Canucks Anaheim Ducks The Other 5 Teams Colorado Avalanche San Jose Sharks Calgary Flames Nashville Predators Dallas Stars The Duck Most Likely to Return Scott Neidermayer
posted by HATER 187 at 05:50 PM on September 26
They're not my team but all my Mets friend fans go nuts over the Met's Blog.
posted by HATER 187 at 12:46 AM on September 15
Glad to hear you're doing well Folkie, hope the next (and hopefully final) operation goes alright. How are you liking the change of scenery? I'm sure you will enjoy it, them Floridians are some of the nicest people I have ever met.
posted by HATER 187 at 12:59 AM on September 12
I dunno how to edit by I want to reccomend a book on baseball and have my name immortilized in the spofi wiki. Check out The Bad Guys Won! A Season of Brawling, Boozing, Bimbo-chasing, and Championship Baseball with Straw, Doc, Mookie, Nails, The Kid, and the Rest of the 1986 Mets, the Rowdiest Team Ever to Put on a New York Uniform--and Maybe the Best! By Jeff Pearlman
posted by HATER 187 at 10:46 PM on September 05
spitztengle is a fairly regular poster on the site so I don't think that is a spammer.
posted by HATER 187 at 06:43 PM on September 05
I'm a little upset the OJ thread was closed before I got to give Bperk props on using Modus Tollens during the whole guilty-not guilty-innocent portion of that clusterfuck. I tip my hat to you Bperk, thanks for letting High School Logic class make a come back.
posted by HATER 187 at 12:40 PM on May 10
As far as movies go: Thumbsucker I Heart Huckabees Big Lebowski (of course) Donnie Darko Momento Anything Mel Brooks (except that awful Dracula movie) Vulgar
posted by HATER 187 at 11:19 AM on April 27
Baseball and Philosophy: Thinking Outside the Batter's Box by Eric Bronson. Excellent choice, oh Crafty one. It is one of the few non-Tom Clancy books (the real one not that ruddy faced cherub that did NY recently) I could get him to read. When it comes to non-sports book I would higly recommend anything by Chuck Klosterman. He writes some stuff about basketball but most of it is about the rock and/or roll music. Killing Yourself to live was a winner.
posted by HATER 187 at 09:56 PM on April 26
Ah....40. I remember it like it is 15 years in my future. Sorry had to rub my youth in your face old man. Have a happy birfday.
posted by HATER 187 at 12:15 PM on April 14
Read the link!?! pffff. I just come in here to shout my opinion over and over again, no one ever said there was reading.
posted by HATER 187 at 04:51 PM on April 11
Obviously my opinions are minority opinions, and likely to remain so Yeah, well thats like you opinion man.
posted by HATER 187 at 09:32 PM on April 08
sweet links l_l_b. My first time snowboarding I managed to hit my head on a board attached to my feet. That makes me either really flexible or really stoopid.
posted by HATER 187 at 01:03 PM on March 01
Alright Michael Madsen then.
posted by HATER 187 at 03:02 PM on February 07
rcade George Clooney would totally play you in The Sportsfilter movie. Hopefully Tom Sizemore could make a cameo as yours truly.
posted by HATER 187 at 02:42 PM on February 07
I love the love that Aseop is getting. I always thought he was a local phenomenon (I am from that wacky Long Island place) but if cats like Vito in the Pacific NW are into him I guess his exposure is national.
posted by HATER 187 at 01:41 PM on February 07
Fraze took my idea and made it better. I will go on record and state that I hate double albums (even the wall , EVEN Physical Graffiti) but that two disc set looks like all killah, no fillah. I still think I picked the cooler FNM cover.
posted by HATER 187 at 02:03 PM on February 04
I left my master cd in NC so I have to re-download every song all over again. I sincerly apologize for the delay,if it were not for extenuating circumstances I would have been ahead of the game. I got Vito's mix, very nice, but I still am waiting for all my mail to be forwarded back to my NY address so I missing out on goddam's and billy's mixes.
posted by HATER 187 at 08:36 PM on January 31
I was late mailing out my cd's as my living situation has changed again. I am back in NY and I am waiting for my NC mail to be fowarded. Anyways my stuff. Under Cover What the world needs now-Mr Bungle (live at the Roseland 2/00) I Started a Joke-Faith No More Boyz N The Hood-Dynamite Hack Have A Cigar-Primus Where did you sleep last night-Mark Lanagan Pearl Jam-Hide Your Love Away Physical-Nine Inch Nails I will Survive-Cake The Nurse who Loved me-A Perfect Circle Stuck In the middle with you-Eagles of Death Metal No Quarter-Tool Something in the air-The Wellwater Conspiracy Hurt-Johnny Cash Change is gonna Come-Spider Nick and the Mad Dogs
posted by HATER 187 at 04:01 PM on January 19
This sports fan would like one date with Becky Hammon. All Santa needs to do is get us in the same room and I can handle the rest. I also wouldn't mind seeing an NHL team in Philadelphia that can preform at the profesional level. And I already got one wish, the Nets will be in Brooklyn by '09-'10.
posted by HATER 187 at 04:27 PM on December 23
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