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Mike Emeigh Posted: February 06, 2013 at 07:58 PM | 13 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Transmission Posted: February 07, 2013 at 12:34 AM (#4364722)
xkcd is so consistently excellent. One of the true, daily small pleasures of life.
   2. Greg K Posted: February 07, 2013 at 05:27 AM (#4364747)
Obviously baseball is far too important to mess around with in that fashion, but in sports I only follow casually give me an arbitrary narrative over an investigation of truth every time!
   3. Fancy Crazy Town Banana Pants Handle Posted: February 07, 2013 at 05:46 AM (#4364748)
Meh, that one's like ancient.
   4. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: February 07, 2013 at 06:25 AM (#4364750)
   5. villageidiom Posted: February 07, 2013 at 07:44 AM (#4364758)
Every BTF political thread ever

And this is every poster in it.
   6. There are a lot of good people in alt-Shooty Posted: February 07, 2013 at 08:01 AM (#4364761)
And this is every poster in it.


I try to keep this one in mind when I feel myself getting sucked into an internet argument.
   7. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: February 07, 2013 at 08:49 AM (#4364780)
And this is every poster in it.


I try to keep this one in mind when I feel myself getting sucked into an internet argument.

Says the man who at this moment has 27,589 BTF comments to his credit.

(Hey, I'm not casting any stones here; I've got 36,579....Hmmmm, make that 37,580.)
   8. There are a lot of good people in alt-Shooty Posted: February 07, 2013 at 08:58 AM (#4364786)
Says the man who at this moment has 27,589 BTF comments to his credit.

90% of those are terrible jokes. The rest are just nonsense.
   9. villageidiom Posted: February 07, 2013 at 09:02 AM (#4364787)
90% of those are terrible jokes. The rest are just nonsense.
This comment is the worst joke I've ever heard.
   10. There are a lot of good people in alt-Shooty Posted: February 07, 2013 at 09:31 AM (#4364808)
This comment is the worst joke I've ever heard.

Nonsense!
   11. Covfefe Posted: February 07, 2013 at 09:48 AM (#4364820)
It doesn't just work for sports commentary...

If you ever work for a company that hasn't yet learned that six sigma is the greatest con in the history of certification cons -- a good random number generator and capability to deploy certain formulas against them to produce nice, neat curves is the key to happiness.
   12. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: February 07, 2013 at 09:53 AM (#4364823)
six sigma is the greatest con in the history of certification cons

Your ideas are intriguing to me and I wish to subscribe to your newsletter.
   13. villageidiom Posted: February 07, 2013 at 02:04 PM (#4365091)
Your ideas are intriguing to me and I wish to subscribe to your newsletter.
I have nothing against six sigma tenets, but I've found quite a few people "certified" for six sigma who are very bad at it.

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