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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Crazy Fanboy Projection System, 2013 Edition

A new home for the greatest projection system ever (CFBPS estimate).

Welcome to the Replacement Level Red Sox blog, the new home of the world’s most eyeball-searingly accurate projection system, the CFBPS.

What separates the CFBPS from other, lesser projection systems is of course its literally blinding accuracy. But how is this achieved? You see, the CFBPS is the world’s only Freudian projection engine. The Bayesian engines that power its supposed competitors run merely on a machinery of logical inference and uncaring calculation which you’d never invite to parties. By contrast, the CFBPS comprises a set of indeterminate, conflicting drives toward pleasure and stability, but also toward death and ultimate disintegration. Think of other projection engines as the New York Yankees personal grooming policy and the CFBPS as humanity in all its messy glory.

Matt Clement of Alexandria Posted: March 27, 2013 at 08:54 AM | 21 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: cfbps, red sox

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   1. The Anthony Kennedy of BBTF (Scott) Posted: March 27, 2013 at 02:26 PM (#4397754)
Even the CFBPS can't make John Lackey look good.
   2. Renegade (((JE))) Posted: March 27, 2013 at 02:30 PM (#4397761)
Just curious: How does the CFBPS differ from the CHBPS?
   3. SoSH U at work Posted: March 27, 2013 at 02:39 PM (#4397771)
So how much ST/BTF Sox-related stuff is going to be over there instead of here?

   4. Mattbert Posted: March 27, 2013 at 03:08 PM (#4397799)
Just curious: How does the CFBPS differ from the CHBPS?

The CHBPS runs on a Fraudian projection engine.
   5. b Posted: March 27, 2013 at 03:31 PM (#4397819)
In CHbPS, Ponch wins MVP, Jon wins the CY, and Getrear is MoY. Oh, and Grossman leads the league in errors.
   6. Gch exhales the vast drunken folly of Epicurus Posted: March 27, 2013 at 04:25 PM (#4397860)
So how much ST/BTF Sox-related stuff is going to be over there instead of here?


That was my first question. The second was 'could you please change the neon red border?' I found it really difficult to focus on the text.
   7. Matt Clement of Alexandria Posted: March 27, 2013 at 05:33 PM (#4397934)
SoSH - the blog is migrating, the new content posts will be going up at RLRS now. Come on by, if you want, maybe.

cripple hitter - thanks, you're certainly right about that. I somehow got very used to it in setting up the blog. There is now a new, more muted red border. Maybe red won't work at all, but I liked the idea of red.
   8. tfbg9 Posted: March 27, 2013 at 05:55 PM (#4397943)
This whole "bit" is kinda past its expiration date, IMHO.
   9. mos def panel Posted: March 27, 2013 at 06:48 PM (#4397967)
This whole "bit" is kinda past its expiration date, IMHO.


Disconcur, it gives us reason for hope.
   10. puck Posted: March 27, 2013 at 07:07 PM (#4397983)
Is this a subsidiary of the Replacement Level Yankees Weblog?
   11. Petunia inquires about ponies Posted: March 27, 2013 at 07:16 PM (#4397985)
With [9] over [8]. I've been looking forward to this year's edition for a long time. I'm pretty sad to find out ST is moving.
   12. Pingu Posted: March 27, 2013 at 08:48 PM (#4398027)
May we learn the reason for moving ST elsewhere?

   13. The Anthony Kennedy of BBTF (Scott) Posted: March 27, 2013 at 09:45 PM (#4398052)
Yeah, sad to hear that ST is moving.
   14. the Hugh Jorgan returns Posted: March 28, 2013 at 12:15 AM (#4398137)
John Lackey, 12-14, 4.81 ERA, 190 IP, 122 K


I see the CFBPS is a little more optimistic about the new, thin! Lackey then I am. Dude may be skinny, but he'll still suck eggs big time.
   15. tfbg9 Posted: March 28, 2013 at 08:38 AM (#4398224)
Yeah why is ST moving, and why "RLRS"? And, is all this related to Matty's recent, umm, hiatus?
   16. Cowboy Popup Posted: March 28, 2013 at 09:10 AM (#4398252)
Out of curiosity, how man projections has CFPS nailed? Off the top of my head, I would guess at least one recent Ortiz season and Ellsbury's year a couple years ago would have been pretty near CFPS levels.

I realize that isn't the point of this but I'm just wondering.
   17. Matt Clement of Alexandria Posted: March 29, 2013 at 11:09 AM (#4399097)
I put a longer note about this up in ST, but I realize I didn't actually answer some questions.

So - basically, Darren, Jose, Matt(bert) and I wanted to take a shot at running our own blog. So we've moved our blogging over to the new place. It's mostly about wanting to try it out, do something new, have a home for our writing that's just ours. Obviously sad to leave ST, but hopefully some of y'all will want to come by the new place.

The new home is Replacement Level Red Sox - basically the concept is the fun of Sox Therapy, in a new, redder, differently url'd home. Come on by, if you want, maybe.
   18. Darren Posted: March 29, 2013 at 11:19 AM (#4399113)
What a great stable of writers you've assembled! That sounds like a blog with the momentum of a runaway freight train.

Edit: I also bet this site has better Daniel Nava coverage than any other!
   19. Renegade (((JE))) Posted: April 12, 2017 at 09:46 AM (#5433577)
Where have you gone, MCoA?
   20. Jose is an Absurd Doubles Machine Posted: April 12, 2017 at 09:55 AM (#5433591)
You can find MCoA on Twitter @MC_of_A
   21. Lance Reddick! Lance him! Posted: April 12, 2017 at 10:54 AM (#5433647)
In CHbPS, Ponch wins MVP, Jon wins the CY, and Getrear is MoY. Oh, and Grossman leads the league in errors.

Very disappointing that this didn't become a Randi Oakes appreciation thread.

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