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About kapkomet

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    The Straw Man
  • Birthday 03/29/1973

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    Dallas, Texas

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  • Favorite Sox Minor League Affiliate
    Charlotte Knights (AAA)
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    2008:Thread of the Year 2009: Righty (GOP)

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  1. kapkomet

    What Can Be Done to Fix this Mess?

    Agreed - see Texas Rangers.
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    Site BackOnline

    Oh we get a poster reputation score? LOL.
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    Site BackOnline

    It's amazing your sorry ass isn't around here except when we do a board upgrade.
  4. That's scary stuff. Soxtalk well wishes!
  5. Since it's local to me and all, at least the Sox aren't the Texas Rangers. They are dreadful and have zero payroll flexibility. Texas will have a worse record then the Sox, IMO. Hahn has taken the Cubs/Astros model so it will be 2020 and they'll win 90+. This year? 60-100ish.
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    Today’s game PPD

    This year's weather is insane. It'll be 95 on November 1, when game 7 of the World Series is going on, in some northern state.
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    2018 Democrats thread

    QUOTE (StrangeSox @ Apr 6, 2018 -> 10:26 PM) Holy moly I'd never thought I'd see this from ss2k5 (Sanders is more of an old school New Deal welfare capitalism guy than straight up socialist, FWIW) Well, I'll agree with him. This from a guy who hasn't posted in the filibuster for 4 or 5 years.
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    Welcome Back!

    It's been some good times. At least I know Gage is alive still.
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    ITS ALIVE!!!

    You may not be able to reach the site sometimes. It's going to depend on where you access from. It takes 24-48 hours to totally stabilize. The intermittency is because you're accessing the site through a different route each time you log in and sometimes it hasn't totally propagated across all the name servers yet for different ISPs.
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    Site BackOnline

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    ITS ALIVE!!!

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    Ebola in the USA

    QUOTE (Knuckles @ Oct 15, 2014 -> 10:11 PM) I live about 15 minutes from Dallas, maybe this is a stupid question but should I be worried? Um, no. Be prudent, not worried. I work with people that are in from all over the world this week, and I am going to Europe in a week in a half. You can't stop living. Just be aware of your surroundings, and be prepared that there's some sick folks who need help, not shunned, every step of the way. P.S. I work 2 minutes from DFW Airport. Big deal. I work with people who live near the neighborhoods effected. Big deal. Again, just be prudent and aware, not worried.
  13. kapkomet

    Baseball Injury Information Thread

    Ptatc, not baseball related, but what in the world would cause tendinitis In your back? Specifically, sacroiliitis? I hadn't done anything abnormal at all, and preso, I couldn't hardly move. Since that's there, now all the muscles are knotted around it. Damn it's painful. Supposedly, after steroids to keep down the swelling it means I just have to exercise. I guess we'll see. Just wondered if you could tell me anything else...
  14. kapkomet

    Rosenthal: Tanaka to Yankees

    QUOTE (Dick Allen @ Jan 18, 2014 -> 03:15 PM) Enough with the money. If the White Sox sign Tanaka, they can afford him. For the love of God, why do people believe the White Sox when they tell you they break even every year? Then they say they are stretching their limits and increase payroll when attendance drops. Add guys during the season when they can't spend $1 when they only have $.50. Yet people buy it. When they signed Dunn and brought back Paulie and AJ, they asked JR where he was getting the money. You save a little here a little there was his reply. If they sign him to a big contract and pay the $20 million fee maybe, finally, everyone can see the line the team feeds you isn't true. I don't blame them. Fans wouldn't have a problem with the Sox being one of the most profitable teams in baseball if it ended like 2005 more often, but if they found out JR was savings millions upon millions for a rainy day and they play like 2013 there would be even fewer season ticketholders. LMAO. I could just cut and paste this for 10 years now and get all the same posts from you.
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    Corporate Profits vs Hiring

    QUOTE (Balta1701 @ Jan 3, 2014 -> 09:09 PM) Just like the modern financial industry!! (/rimshot) Something like that. I am living in the middle of that right now. But of course, I can't say much. Go figure. I think we can all agree that business in general is pretty messed up.