Thursday, December 06, 2007

Face Off

Maybe it's their mannerisms or the way the speak but I firmly believe there's more than just a striking similarity in play here. Any chance Mr. Phillips was born in or around Annapolis? Can one of our Metmen reveal any covert trades made involving arms for cash which was then used to free Venuzuelan ballplayers from their oppressive Carribean League contracts?


rob said...

um...nick? if i may call you that. we're gonna need you to choose random and borderline relevant movie titles for the heading of your posts, mmmkay? until such time as we change to random and borderline band names or book titles or microbrews.

Whitney said...

Yes, this is what separates us from blogs that are "sensible" and "popular" in nature.

But to answer your questions, Steve Phillips was indeed involved in some Iran-contra type dealings. It's what brought us Benny Agbayani.

Whitney said...

And now that I think about it, little buddy, I don't know that we need to impose our naming quirks on the newbies. (Our hazing process is much more brutal and alcoholic.) I can see Teejay not posting for weeks because he can't think of the right song title, and we need inertia like we need a hole in the head.

Perhaps the different naming conventions will be how people tell us apart at MLC without having to scroll down to the bottom to see who wrote it?

rob said...

as long as they choose random and borderline relevant titles, i suppose i'll live with it. it's a slippery goddamn slope, though.

Nick said...


I am a bit uncomfortable with the kid glove treatment. Rob deserves a little repect here.


Sorry about the faux pas, I was not aware of the protocol. This probably speaks volumes about the practice. ;)

rob said...

technically, during the 2007 season, it was band names, and we (well, i) had to give each other (well, whit) a 6-pack every time we repeated a band.

Itsmetsforme said...

i sense strife.Maybe I can help.

Here are some of Jon Heyman's favorite Britney Spears' song titles from his diary. You can use them to get through 38 posts. DOn't thank me now.

(I Got That) BOOM BOOM
... Baby One More Time
Bombastic Love
Born to Make You Happy
Brave New Girl
Breathe On Me
Dear Diary
Don't Go Knockin' On My Door
Don't Let Me Be the Last to Know
E-Mail My Heart
Early Mornin'
From the Bottom of My Broken Heart
The Hook Up
I've Just Begun (Having My Fun)
I Will Be There
I Will Still Love You
I'm Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman
Me Against the Music
My Prerogative
One Kiss from You
Oops!... I Did It Again
Soda Pop
That's Where You Take Me
The Beat Goes On
Thinkin' About You
Touch of My Hand
What It's Like to Be Me
What U See (Is What U Get)

Itsmetsforme said...

i just realized I have come full circle. My comments are indistinguishable from spam. I am one with the interweb. Om.

Whitney said...

"E-mail My Heart"??? Really? I'd thought the Britney-bashing might be a bit over the top, but let the beatings resume. That's horrible.

You won't see threads like this over at MetsGeek.

rob said...

bombastic love? what? i don't even have a joke for that.