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FSN ‘regrets’ plan to replace Circle Me Bert with Fight Me Gregg - Twinkie Town

Huh?

Jim Furtado Posted: March 30, 2018 at 10:02 AM | 8 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Mike Emeigh Posted: March 30, 2018 at 10:07 AM (#5645484)
This is listed under *Satire* and was written by RandBall's Stu; this is Twinkie Town's version of The Onion.

-- MWE
   2. Jose is an Absurd Force of Nature Posted: March 30, 2018 at 10:13 AM (#5645487)
This is the greatest article ever written. Good lord this is wonderful. I'm just going to put this here without any other context;

A Lee Memorial Hospital official said that Howell Zierlien, 81, and his wife Irene, 78, are both in stable condition after what is described by witnesses as a bizarre, disturbing incident at Hammond Stadium.
   3. Jose is an Absurd Force of Nature Posted: March 30, 2018 at 10:14 AM (#5645490)
NO! It's fake??? Oh this is awful.
   4. Cris E Posted: March 30, 2018 at 10:27 AM (#5645508)
I knew it was fake. For one thing there's no "patch of bare earth behind the concession stand" at Target Field, as that's all been set up as high dollar vendor space. And for another Mrs. Zielien's name is actually Verlene, not Irene. Geez, what is this, Queens? Oh, and crossfit is way more than $99/month for families.

And I love Jim, but there was a terrible squandering of opportunity with regard to tagging this story. Just "Twins"? smh...
   5. Mellow Mouse, Benevolent Space Tyrant Posted: March 30, 2018 at 10:40 AM (#5645527)
The "controversy" regarding the "circle me Bert" has been so ridiculous here in MN. Yes, the article was written in a satiric response to a real controversy regarding Bert no longer circling people at games*. No I am not describing it further, I would end up dumber as would everyone who read it. If you must Google it.

* False alarm. It just won't be sponsored. Thank God! /sarcasm.
   6. Steve Parris, Je t'aime Posted: March 30, 2018 at 01:35 PM (#5645777)
"Fight Me Gregg" would be more appropriate at SunTrust Park.
   7. The Anthony Kennedy of BBTF (Scott) Posted: March 30, 2018 at 04:16 PM (#5645911)

* False alarm. It just won't be sponsored. Thank God! /sarcasm.


If Bert stops circling people, Imma have to come back to Minneapolis to kick his aged Dutchman ass. Circle Me Bert is a treasure.
   8. Leroy Kincaid Posted: March 30, 2018 at 07:47 PM (#5645992)
Fight Me Gregg


Come At Me Bro Joe

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