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King Jeff

Member Since 31 Aug 2011
Offline Last Active Yesterday, 10:39 PM

#8012 Presidents Day

Posted by King Jeff on 19 February 2012 - 09:49 PM

I have school, no break for me to celebrate dead people's birthdays.

#7945 Draft?

Posted by King Jeff on 17 February 2012 - 10:09 PM

Whoa! How did you quote yourself before you even posted? It's like a time warp.

I think I just went back to the future.


Posted by King Jeff on 13 February 2012 - 04:58 PM

Come see the Cubs. We've got uniforms and everything.

I sure love to see them win but a bad day at Wrigley beats a great day at the office. Especially if you are lucky enough to have someone you love to share the experience. Never gets old to me and I doubt it ever will.

I hear people say things like " the only reason that people go to Wrigley all the time is because of the atmosphere". While I don't like the douchers who only go because of their trust fund parent's have season tickets or a luxury box, I don't see what's wrong with having such a great atmosphere at the ballpark that people come just to see the stadium and surrounding neighborhood. If I only had a few weeks to live, and could do whatever I wanted, I would spend the last few weeks hanging around Wrigleyville and going to as many games as I could. Even in snow, rain, sleet, and freezing temperatures, I have never not had a great time at Wrigley. I don't feel ashamed that I would still rather go to Wrigley and watch the Cubs lose day after day, than go to any other park and cheer for any other team.

#5660 Cubs Calendar 1/7/12 - Pennants

Posted by King Jeff on 07 January 2012 - 11:11 AM

"a lot of people today are not aware of just how good the Cubs used to be."

I don't want to be the one to make the obvious comment, but how many people are alive today that have seen the Cubs win for any extended period? I'd say not many. It will be nice when we can make these claims about our Cubs because of something that they did in the last half century, won't it?

#3957 So, I'm Thinking About Changing My Avatar

Posted by King Jeff on 12 November 2011 - 01:51 PM

All this talk has me thinking about changing my avatar as well.
What do you folks think of this one?

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I think we have a winner for the bleacher nation t shirt design.

#3868 Bears vs Lions (whose fans suck btw)

Posted by King Jeff on 10 November 2011 - 06:23 PM

I can't wait. I hope the Bears kill it Sunday. I have seen the wave of obviously fair weather Lions fans that have invaded the internet this year. I sincerely hope the Bears shut them up.

#3662 What are the top 5 (Rock) albums of all time?

Posted by King Jeff on 07 November 2011 - 01:15 PM

Regardless if the now What the Fuck a Shakespeare is.
Now, If I can just get them to rhyming words for the sake of rhyming words and always rhyming with FUCK and BITCH

It tickles me that you're the guy teaching them how to write...

I was just thinking the same thing. Actually I was thinking about how he was the guy that was teaching them, period. I see all of his twitter updates on the beer tasting, then I read his stories about class. Then I think to myself, this guy has to be counting down the minutes until he can get out of that hell hole of a school and get to a nice cold bottle of "who gives a shit what happened today" juice. Then I am afraid that his circumstances combined with the fact that he's a long suffering Cubs fan may lead to incidents of violence and/or extreme hilarity.

#1992 3 (realistic) Trade Possibilities I'd Like to See

Posted by King Jeff on 29 September 2011 - 03:42 PM

I like all of them and would be happy with any one of them. The Morrison for Big Z and Colvin swap could really work with Ozzie as the manager there now. Nice ideas EQ, this would not only improve the club, but clear a good amount of salary too.

#1937 Cubs vs. Padres 9/28/2011

Posted by King Jeff on 28 September 2011 - 10:55 PM

Two of the ugliest late season collapses in recent memory were completed. I missed a lot of it, but the end of the night made up for it with some exciting baseball. I really can't believe the Braves fell apart like they did, at least Boston has the excuse of injuries and John Lackey. The Braves pitching completely let them down and it was the strength of the team all year. Now we have to deal with smug Cards fans for a few more weeks. The sad part it that I was actually checking the scores to see how bad the Cubs would finish up this year, and I found myself hoping that KC would actually win.

* For the record, with the expanded playoff plan, these games would have all been meaningless today. In fact, a good portion of the games played in the last week would have been meaningless. Just saying.

#1489 What programming would you like to see in the new Cubs Television Network?

Posted by King Jeff on 22 September 2011 - 10:04 AM

I want a Cubs sitcom starring Don Zimmer, Sammy Sosa, and Domingo Ramos. Jody Davis and Jeff Pico will be guest stars.

#461 If you were GM you would....?

Posted by King Jeff on 02 September 2011 - 02:48 PM

my moves would be as follows
1A. Fire Mike Quade, hire someone who is competent enough to manage in the majors.
1B. Add two starters, release/trade Zambrano
Getting rid of Z should be a priority, not a handcuff like Milton Bradley was. If he can't be traded, release him in time to consider all other options.(maybe a Zambrano for AJ Burnett contract swap could be worked out) I would sign one free agent starter and work a trade for another. Mike Pelfrey, Johnathan Sanchez, and Jeremy Guthrie would all be decent back end starters who could be had without giving up a haul. As for free agents, I would look at Edwin Jackson if he doesn't get too expensive. Anyone else and I'd have to consider taking a flyer on an injury recover/reclamation(someone who doesn't break the bank);ie; Joel Piniero. I also would talk to the Braves to see what they want for one of their starters (Derek Lowe or Jair Jurjjens are probably the ones they would want to move)
2. Let Ramirez and Pena walk, dump/trade Soriano, move Byrd to left. The outfield woutd be Jackson, Colvin, and Byrd, with Campana and another minor leaguer as the backups.
3. Trade Dempster, Marmol, and Soto at the deadline or at some point during the season. I think moving them during the offseason would be too hard and I think most teams look to free agency before trades during the offseason.
4. Sign Betemit if you can, otherwise platoon third and second next year between Baker, DeWitt, Barney, Flaherty, and LeMeiheau
5. Try to sign Prince Fielder ( don't think he would come if the team was trading everyone off, but if a quick turnaround was promised for 2013, he might consider it.) If he doesn't sign, let LaHair, Colvin, or a low cost free agent man first for a year, while searching for a young first baseman who is blocked (yonder alonso??)
6. Hope the team doesn't suck too bad next year, and make sure the young guys get plenty of opportunity to succeed, while loading up for the big class of 2013.

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