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Hit Da Slopes

Decent jokes on worthless cards, posted fresh twice daily.

I chuckled.

Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: December 20, 2012 at 07:41 PM | 21 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Elvis Posted: December 20, 2012 at 08:12 PM (#4329714)
I liked Rick Rhodent
   2. phredbird Posted: December 20, 2012 at 09:15 PM (#4329767)
desword and deshield. heh.
   3. Transmission Posted: December 20, 2012 at 10:45 PM (#4329830)
Strange Cheerleader got me. These are pretty good.
   4. Steve Parris, Je t'aime Posted: December 20, 2012 at 10:57 PM (#4329836)
The Glenn Davis one is ... interesting.
   5. McCoy Posted: December 20, 2012 at 11:08 PM (#4329844)
Garbage Pail Kids called and they want their gimmick back.
   6. Brian White Posted: December 20, 2012 at 11:14 PM (#4329845)
   7. Nasty Nate Posted: December 20, 2012 at 11:26 PM (#4329849)
I think if I live to 95 and am dementia-ridden with no memory, I will still somehow know that that wood-paneled background is '87 topps...
   8. JimMusComp misses Jerry Dipoto... Posted: December 21, 2012 at 01:04 AM (#4329884)
Nasty Nate - no kidding. That must have been the most purchased brand/year in the history of baseball cards. I compiled that set at least three times.

I don't know why that damn year was so popular, but it really was.

   9. depletion Posted: December 21, 2012 at 08:13 AM (#4329925)
I had an acquaintance in 3rd grade (1966) who later grew on to better things: "Hitlerizing" a picture of the principal in the school newspaper. He creatively vandalized Bob Uecker and Jose Tartabull cards in a fashion not suitable for a family newspaper such as this one. The world needs stark idiocy.
   10. Shooty is obsessed with the latest hoodie Posted: December 21, 2012 at 08:58 AM (#4329949)
I only wish I had thought of doing this, dammit.
   11. Rants Mulliniks Posted: December 21, 2012 at 09:05 AM (#4329954)
The site is blocked for me here at work, but that Davey Lopes card is priceless.
   12. Lassus Posted: December 21, 2012 at 09:37 AM (#4329979)
I only wish I had thought of doing this, dammit.

This is the most-often worst feeling among English majors all over the world.
   13. Shooty is obsessed with the latest hoodie Posted: December 21, 2012 at 09:43 AM (#4329987)
This is the most-often worst feeling among English majors all over the world.

Especially ones with thousands and thousands of useless baseball cards from the 1986 to 1989 era.
   14. RMc (full name TBA) Posted: December 21, 2012 at 10:07 AM (#4330020)
Juan Be Sedated?

I LOL'd.
   15. Dock Ellis on Acid Posted: December 21, 2012 at 10:14 AM (#4330034)
This is a great idea but I do wish the artwork was better instead of just sharpied on. Beckett used to feature defaced cards every month and not only were they often clever, you could tell careful work was put into it.
   16. phredbird Posted: December 21, 2012 at 10:34 AM (#4330069)
15, i feel you but part of the charm of these is the brutal method the artist(?) used. its so juvenile you have to laugh.
   17. Dock Ellis on Acid Posted: December 21, 2012 at 12:14 PM (#4330223)
You can take an ordinary pencil eraser and simply erase the part of the card you wish to deface. The result would be plain white and boom - instant canvas for you to whatever colors you want to make it look as if it were originally part of the card.

But yeah, the juvenility is part of its charm.
   18. Austin Posted: December 22, 2012 at 02:06 AM (#4330802)
I wish there were fewer of the gratuitous genitalia jokes, but some (Hit Da Slopes, Rat's Rick Rhodent, Pope Benedict's Cat, Greg Brockoli, A Martini, Get in Da Ark, Dan Pasquail) are quite excellent.
   19. Leroy Kincaid Posted: December 22, 2012 at 02:32 PM (#4330949)
Garbage Pail Kids called and they want their gimmick back.

Because they have to return it to Wacky Packages?
   20. JimMusComp misses Jerry Dipoto... Posted: December 22, 2012 at 06:59 PM (#4331092)
But yeah, the juvenility is part of its charm.


Totally agree. I love the half-baked quality.

Get in Da Ark


That was friggin' hilarious.
   21. Jose Remains The Most Absurd Thing on the Site Posted: December 22, 2012 at 07:14 PM (#4331104)
How'd I miss this the other day? This is great.

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