Don't post the ESPN or AP newswire version of the story; find articles from local newspapers or local blogs. If you can only find the not so obscure stories on ESPN/Yahoo/AP newswire, then maybe it's not worth posting. I am one of the guiltiest parties on this one. I work in a factory and don't get too much time in front of the computer. I usually scan through the stories, see something interesting, and post it. If I had more time to find the story in the local paper, I would. Sorry.
posted by wingnut4life at 03:09 PM on May 10
Hart: Crosby. Helluva player! Jack Adams: Ruff-Ruff! Norris: Lidstrom. Neidermayer a close second. Lady Byng: Pandolfo (8 PIMS for the season, come on!). Vezina: Flip a coin. Heads = Hasek, Tails = Brodeur. Calder: Staal. Led the league in shorthanded goals. As a rookie no less! Selke: Datsyuk (Lead the league in the regular season with 107 takeaways).
posted by wingnut4life at 09:27 AM on April 21
lbb, that was too funny! Oh, and that is not me in the bunny suit...
posted by wingnut4life at 08:33 AM on April 14
Happy birthday, rcade. Mine was last sunday (yeah, Easter Sunday). For some odd reason, I didn't really get to enjoy mine too much.
posted by wingnut4life at 09:30 PM on April 13
Ha. Chocolate bunny. I went in to my parents' bedroom where all the kids had gathered to watch tv and compare candy highs. I asked my son if he wants some ham. He turns around and there's a chocolate bunny head hanging out of his mouth and a wild look on his face and mumbles, "NO DAD!" I slowly backed out of the room.
posted by wingnut4life at 09:47 PM on April 08
Congrats, rcade. You're my hero for taking on Goliath.
posted by wingnut4life at 09:47 AM on February 07
Wow, that was a wicked right hook, Fris. I really miss the days of hockey justice in my neck of the woods.
posted by wingnut4life at 08:13 AM on January 15
How about last nights Red Wings game against the Blackhawks? I'm not trying to rub it in, sdd. Honest...
posted by wingnut4life at 07:23 AM on January 14
This is all one big conspiracy...
posted by wingnut4life at 01:23 PM on December 27
...it's not the holidays unless someone goes home crying. So true, goddam. My family puts the 'fun' in dysfunctional.
Merry Christmas, Happy Hannukah, Happy Kwanzaa, and "A Festivus for the rest of us!" Yada, yada, yada.
posted by wingnut4life at 06:37 AM on December 24
Sorry, Fris. The Swedish bikini team is already booked for that game. They're serving frosty beverages at my place while I watch the game on my 52 inch HD. Honest! My wife already gave the ok!
posted by wingnut4life at 04:03 PM on December 23
Ninth place is the first loser out of the playoffs, YYM. I blame you for breaking me mentally and starting me on my downward spiral into the depths of depression.
posted by wingnut4life at 05:38 AM on December 23
Happy Holidays, people! Just be safe, mmmmmkay? Don't go swimming with power tools or anything.
posted by wingnut4life at 06:39 PM on December 22
Dear Santa: for Christmas, this sports fan would like... *Season tickets for the Detroit Red Wings. Any seat. I'm not picky. *Mr. Ford to sell the Detroit Edsel Cats. *The Tigers to repeat last year, and win it all this time. *Give Baseball Prospectus a lump of coal. Curse you, Baseball Prospectus!
posted by wingnut4life at 06:37 PM on December 22
Do not speak evil against BullpenPro, apoch. The one who speaks against BullpenPro or judges BullpenPro, speaks evil against the law and judges the law. All hail BullpenPro!
posted by wingnut4life at 05:16 PM on December 14
Four-digiters Unite! Fight the oppression from the one-two-three-ers! But not the five-digiters. They are scum.
posted by wingnut4life at 06:40 AM on December 14
posted by wingnut4life at 10:10 AM on December 13
Did you just accuse wingnut of having a little jeter? Eeeew, it's pink and wrinkly!
posted by wingnut4life at 09:06 AM on December 13
I'll let you guess whose "i" I dotted with a little heart. I hope it's me. Oh, SummersEve, you smelly little fool. You don't even have an "i" to dot. Everyone knows that I am the one he's talking about! Actually, he's had the hots for jg for as long as I can remember. Who hasn't?
posted by wingnut4life at 08:12 AM on December 13
Yoda is sooooo coooooooool!
posted by wingnut4life at 02:43 PM on December 09
posted by wingnut4life at 02:42 PM on December 09
Thank you for clarifying, TBH. Let's not blow this out of proportion. The soldiers do what they're ordered to do. The soldiers are willing to pay the ultimate sacrifice to defend our country. If you're pissed, blame the politicians. God Bless Our Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, etc.
posted by wingnut4life at 12:19 PM on November 14
You're right, NoMich. Sorry I didn't mention them! Thank you guys, too.
posted by wingnut4life at 09:10 AM on November 11
Holy shit, that Albright link was friggin' side splitting!
posted by wingnut4life at 07:06 PM on October 20
That's a pretty good idea, rcade!
posted by wingnut4life at 03:16 PM on October 16
I think that I just went blind...
posted by wingnut4life at 08:18 AM on October 10
I'm Baseball Prospectus. Damn you! Damn you to Hell! Detroit will win...some games.
posted by wingnut4life at 04:42 PM on September 07
Lazy always wins. That's hot...
posted by wingnut4life at 11:53 AM on September 02
• And (again) keep the spelling or grammar mistakes to a minimum. Take pride in what you are writing. The world is paying attention. I love that one. I like reading what a person is saying, not trying to decode it. I'd like to think that everyone on this site is somewhat intelligent, too.
posted by wingnut4life at 03:18 PM on August 15
posted by wingnut4life at 12:50 AM on August 09
I'm getting a little tired of the "bullet hole" stickers, too.
posted by wingnut4life at 12:51 AM on August 04
so, is this like the "price is right" where if you go over you lose? I'll bet a dollar, Bob. So everyone wants to throw in points, eh? I'll say 40 points to go with those 60 games, mmmmmkay!
posted by wingnut4life at 08:42 PM on July 21
The only thing that I regret about my predictions is the Hot-lanta for NL East (oops, my bad...) Other than that, I like my picks so far.
posted by wingnut4life at 08:37 PM on July 13
**wingsfilter=on** With Jiri Fischer such a medical liability, I would like to see the Wings pick up Chara to bring back the physical presence. I agree with you about Shanny and Lidstrom, Weedy. As much as I love Shanahan, he did not show up in the playoffs. Lidstrom has to stay in Detroit, period. Goaltending FA's went down the tubes when Luongo got traded to 'Couver, but I think Gerber could be a good fit for the Winged Wheel. **wingsfilter=off** Roenick, I don't he can even command 2 million anymore. End of story. **wingsfilter=on** Pavel Datsyuk would love to have a teammate named Samsonov, dontchya think? Savard would be a nice addition, though. **wingsfilter=off** My crystal ball tells me that Elias will end up a Sen. Either that or he's trying to start a bidding war. Get past the drama and this man could be a heeee-uge addition to any team.
posted by wingnut4life at 07:57 PM on June 28
Sweet. What kind of mileage does that thing get? It guzzles some serious gas when I'm cookin', but it's friggin' awesome!!! grunt, grunt!
posted by wingnut4life at 01:08 PM on June 18
This was my Fathers Day gift...
posted by wingnut4life at 08:31 AM on June 18
Everybody knows that you have to use this! Or just stand on one foot and bark like a dog. Either one works...
posted by wingnut4life at 08:36 AM on June 15
Me luv you long time!
posted by wingnut4life at 04:06 PM on May 29
This site is pretty cool.
posted by wingnut4life at 08:57 PM on May 23
Enough talk about trademarks, I want more dirty talk from the chick...
posted by wingnut4life at 06:56 AM on May 23
"I want my 2 dollars."
posted by wingnut4life at 01:11 PM on May 21
Paypal donations would be cool. Maybe we could set it up that way for the future. Set it up "nonprofit"-like, just enough to purchase the mugs and cover S&H.
posted by wingnut4life at 09:06 AM on May 21
Oh, and I thought long 'n hard about my name...
posted by wingnut4life at 04:40 PM on May 15
Wow, if you want to get vintage, how about The Rookies or The Mod Squad? I wasn't even born 'til '71, but I loved the reruns when I was little.
posted by wingnut4life at 04:39 PM on May 15
I want a t-shirt! Sk8r, I'm sorry about the Devils, man. Please, don't make me take any more keychains, mmmm-kay?
posted by wingnut4life at 04:27 PM on May 15
How about "The Artist Formerly Known As Texan_lost_in_NY?" You can make up your own symbol and wear ass-less pants!
posted by wingnut4life at 02:42 PM on May 14
sk8r, do ya wanna take the keychain for good luck? I washed it for you...
posted by wingnut4life at 08:28 AM on May 13
jg, you had me at "I can't even watch..."
posted by wingnut4life at 08:21 AM on May 13
You broke the internet! I'm telling Al Gore...
posted by wingnut4life at 08:58 PM on April 28
Hart: Mo-Joe Thornton Vezina: Miikka Kiprusoff Calder: Alexander The Gr8 Norris: Nicklas Lidstrom Adams: Lindy Ruff Selke: Daniel Alfredsson Byng: Trevor Linden Masterton: Chris Chelios
posted by wingnut4life at 08:54 PM on April 28
I saw them play at Congress Street Station when I was stationed in Savannah, Georgia... Oh shit, did I just say that out loud?
posted by wingnut4life at 07:20 PM on April 25
how do I get a screenshot? Purchase an adult pay-per-view show...
posted by wingnut4life at 07:08 PM on April 25
No don't use that, I failed...
posted by wingnut4life at 04:51 PM on April 25
Or just "boogity boogity boogity let's go racin'!"
posted by wingnut4life at 03:34 PM on April 25
2002 Detroit Red Wings Yoda -- Scotty Bowman Luke Skywalker -- Steve Yzerman (who else?) Chewbacca -- Tomas Holmstrom Han Solo -- Darren McCarty Boba Fett -- Sergei Fedorov (or Princess Leia if you don't like him) Lando Calrissian -- Brett Hull Jabba the Hut -- Dominik Hasek Obi-Wan Kenobi -- Nicklas Lidstrom Darth Vader -- Brendan Shanahan C-3PO -- Luc Robitaille R2-D2 -- Pavel Datsyuk Tie Fighters -- Draper, Maltby, Larionov, Chelios, Fischer Storm Troopers -- Devereaux, Dandenault, Duchesne, Olausson, Williams. Space Slug -- Uwe Krupp
posted by wingnut4life at 06:57 PM on April 19
The straight-up no link is a clear FU and gets the post deleted forthwith Is there some way to stop a post that doesn't have a link? Oh, what the f#ck do I know... The main thing that I love about this site is that it has so many opinions from all walks of life. I'll be the first one to admit that sometimes I won't read a link before I post, but it's usually because I already knew the story and wanted to jump right in to the discussion. I'm not a writer or don't claim to be too smart, but I still like to see intelligent posts.
posted by wingnut4life at 12:28 PM on April 17
Either that or you were too stoned to remember where you put your notes.
posted by wingnut4life at 09:51 AM on April 15
posted by wingnut4life at 07:37 AM on April 14
Yay! I have groupies. Or one. Groupie? Groupy? Grouper? And we're all still stuck in your bathroom huddled up in the fetal position listening to The Cure...
posted by wingnut4life at 02:35 PM on April 13
My (other) fantasy team is dying without Pavel and Matthieu. Both out with "lower body injuries." I think Schneider will be back thursday. I don't know about Pavel yet. YYM, you're right. I kinda feel bad now because when the playoffs start, these poor souls won't have anything to talk about... Those wingnuts will be easy picking in the playoffs pools. Dems fightin' werds, bud. Quoting that famous russian fighter Drago, "I must break you." Or to quote myself when I yell at my kids, "Don't make me give some more wall to wall counseling."
posted by wingnut4life at 06:46 PM on April 12
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