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    Quote Originally Posted by GD View Post
    Is virtue signalling the new alt-right word of the week?
    If you have toast for breakfast everyday, do you try to call it something else after a little while so some teenie bopper shithead doesn't ask stupid questions about it?
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    Can't wait to meet the new Matt Olson(s)!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terminator View Post
    Well Chief Wahoo is a "blackface" or "brownface" character. Redskins is also a little offensive as it specifically refers to their skin color. I can see why those two get the most attention.

    Seminole or other names aren't as offensive IMO, matter of fact the Seminole tribe told people to fuck off when people were pressuring FSU to change the name.

    But I think a lot of Native Americans feel the same way as you do. They see it as a point of pride.
    From my perspective - some of the names are good historical references. A way to remember/celebrate heritage. I don't think Redskin falls into that category...seeing as it (arguably) reminds NA's of a time when whites were paid for killing them and brining their redskins in for the bounty.

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    Pretty cool to see how fast fastballs really are

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WpDE8VloHs

    Offspeed pitches it seems you can time it pretty well if you are sitting on them, but they can be devastating if you are looking for the fastball and you get something else.
    Fuck Taylor Swift

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    Fuck Taylor Swift

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    Quote Originally Posted by HERPDERP View Post
    Pretty cool to see how fast fastballs really are

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WpDE8VloHs

    Offspeed pitches it seems you can time it pretty well if you are sitting on them, but they can be devastating if you are looking for the fastball and you get something else.
    Sit fastball, adjust offspeed. Hitting 101.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HERPDERP View Post
    Pretty cool to see how fast fastballs really are

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WpDE8VloHs

    Offspeed pitches it seems you can time it pretty well if you are sitting on them, but they can be devastating if you are looking for the fastball and you get something else.
    Just goes to show how much trust umpires must have in the catchers lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by herpderp View Post
    lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by HERPDERP View Post
    I cringed.

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    Posting reddit links should be a bannable offense.

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    Quote Originally Posted by King View Post
    I cringed.
    lmao https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0e3f4sWNFh4
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    The Governator is a man's man.

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    Fuck Taylor Swift

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    It's one of the reasons Morosi hashtags the Blue Jays on practically everything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HERPDERP View Post
    We've always had a really good internet presence. The 2000's had some good blogs for its time: Drunk Jays Fans, Tao of Stieb, etc. This board is active, /r/bluejays is active. This team has a lot of writers too even though most of them are garbage.

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    I sure would like to set up some sort of fantasy rivalry with some of the other Blue Jay communities.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AdamGreenwood View Post
    I sure would like to set up some sort of fantasy rivalry with some of the other Blue Jay communities.

    The rivalry vs Orioles Hangout is more entertaining.
    Quote Originally Posted by Stangstag View Post
    The Governator is a man's man.



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