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  1. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    03 May '07 14:03
    Baseball fans, would you cheer or boo when this guy breaks the Home Run Record.

    Please keep count as you post.

    I would Boo. "Booooooo!"

    1 boo
    0 cheers

    P-
  2. Standard member PocketKings
    Banned from edits
    03 May '07 14:05
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    Baseball fans, would you cheer or boo when this guy breaks the Home Run Record.

    Please keep count as you post.

    I would Boo. "Booooooo!"

    1 boo
    0 cheers

    P-
    I might have some goosebumps for a few seconds, as it is still fun to watch the man swing the bat. But after those few seconds I will absolutely "boooooooo"

    boo - 2
    cheer-0
  3. 03 May '07 14:14
    One more for Boo.

    However, I cheer everytime he socks a dinger because he's on my fantasy team and I drafted him in the last round (20th) while others were picking up shmoes like Chris Duffy and Reed Johnson.
  4. 03 May '07 14:16
    Boo.

    Times a million.
  5. Standard member Hand of Hecate
    Merciless Vagabond
    03 May '07 14:18
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    Baseball fans, would you cheer or boo when this guy breaks the Home Run Record.

    Please keep count as you post.

    I would Boo. "Booooooo!"

    1 boo
    0 cheers

    P-
    Baseball = Uber Ggay! There are more leather clad sausage pirates in Baseball than any other sport. Percentage of ball snufflers = 73.2% FACT!

    boo - 2
    cheer - 1
  6. 03 May '07 14:35
    boo. i wish the following was possible.

    http://www.theonion.com/content/news/mlb_credits_hank_aaron_with_50
  7. 03 May '07 14:37
    Originally posted by searcy1977
    boo. i wish the following was possible.

    http://www.theonion.com/content/news/mlb_credits_hank_aaron_with_50
    I love The Onion. Too bad my company's IT dept blocked it.
  8. 03 May '07 18:21
    prior to his steriod days I always really liked the guy, but at this point there is no way I can root for a cheater. It is a sad day when the most cherished all time record in sports is obtained fraudulently.
  9. 03 May '07 18:33
    Originally posted by leepound
    prior to his steriod days I always really liked the guy, but at this point there is no way I can root for a cheater. It is a sad day when the most cherished all time record in sports is obtained fraudulently.
    I wouldn't even call it the most cherished all-time record in baseball let alone sports.

    To me, Cal Ripken's ironman record is the most impressive.
  10. Standard member PocketKings
    Banned from edits
    04 May '07 12:41
    Originally posted by darvlay
    I wouldn't even call it the most cherished all-time record in baseball let alone sports.

    To me, Cal Ripken's ironman record is the most impressive.
    Who is going to steal 130 bases in a season again, or get 511 career wins?

    But I could agree, these babies today need their day of rest every couple games. They should be ashamed of themselves.
  11. Standard member Fleabitten
    Love thy bobblehead
    04 May '07 12:58
    Originally posted by leepound
    prior to his steriod days I always really liked the guy, but at this point there is no way I can root for a cheater.
    I have to agree with this sentiment. Given only two choices of cheering and booing, I'm sure not cheering.
  12. 04 May '07 17:06
    I wasn't saying the all time homerun record is the most impressive of all records, but I do think it has a symbolic greatness. Babe Ruth for many years (and probably still now) is considered the greatest player of all time. His charisma rescued the sport from the Black Sox scandle and made it America's past time. Hank Aaron broke the record and it has social significance. It showed that there were African American players who were as great as any players at the game. He overcame death threats and was a source of great pride for a disadvantaged group and gave a concise example for all that in the sports world that integration allowed for all fans to see the greatest players. Now when Bonds break the record, I feel it will have negative social implication: it will show that chemicals and cheating can allow athletes to achieve what has never been achieved before. It certainly will not be a day I celebrate.
  13. Standard member irontigran
    Rob Scheider is..
    04 May '07 19:08
    boo 5
    cheer 1
    syringe throw 1
  14. Standard member slimjim
    Death from Above
    04 May '07 21:56
    I'm going to BOO rather loudly.
  15. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    05 May '07 01:04 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by jvanhine
    boo 5
    cheer 1
    syringe throw 1
    Thanx for helping with the count, I won't bother to check your work, but will update the count with that next loud boo.

    boo 6
    cheer 1
    syringe throw 1