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Thursday, October 25, 2007

Man Will Trade 25 Years Of Playboys For Rockie Tickets

Make it Splosh! magazine…and you got a deal!

Some Rockies fans say they’ll do almost anything to get tickets for the World Series games at Coors Field and one fan wants to trade some prized possessions he’s had in his basement for years.

Little league baseball coach Bobby Padilla just wants to take his son to a World Series game, so he’s carted up from his basement boxes full of 25 years worth of Playboy magazines, not a missing month, in mint condition. He bought the magazines nine years ago for $200 as a favor to a friend.

“My wife told me get to them out of the house,” Bobby laughed. “They’re taking up too much room in the basement.”

“Every time my girls go in there, they’re like, ‘Mommy, what’s in these boxes?’” Bobby’s wife Nicole said.

Repoz Posted: October 25, 2007 at 03:36 AM | 26 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Hello Rusty Kuntz, Goodbye Rusty Cars Posted: October 25, 2007 at 03:51 AM (#2592676)
The parents are going to be lined up next year so their children can play for Coach Bobby Padilla, who enjoys looking at tits.
   2. Rear Admiral Piazza Posted: October 25, 2007 at 05:02 AM (#2592794)
Indeed, what are in those boxes? Not your dick, Coach Bobby, not your dick.
   3. Infinite Yost (Voxter) Posted: October 25, 2007 at 05:18 AM (#2592800)
“My wife told me get to them out of the house,” Bobby laughed

Have you ever laughed any words? Because this has still never happened to me.
   4. Fred C. Dobbs Posted: October 25, 2007 at 05:23 AM (#2592802)
Old playboys are great to jack off to. Try it sometime.
   5. Craig Calcaterra Posted: October 25, 2007 at 09:53 AM (#2592842)
After last night's game he may be able to get Rockies tickets for 6 Carter-era Hustlers and a couple of early 90s Barely Legals.
   6. bob gee Posted: October 25, 2007 at 11:19 AM (#2592851)
after last night's game, i think it would be 2 issues of cosmo and teen beat with tiffany on the cover.
   7. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: October 25, 2007 at 11:43 AM (#2592859)
"The parents are going to be lined up next year so their children can play for Coach Bobby Padilla, who enjoys looking at tits."

They should just be thankful that he isn't into little boys. Looking at tits is a sane and sensible hobby for a middle-aged man.
   8. My name is Votto, and I love to get blotto Posted: October 25, 2007 at 12:18 PM (#2592868)
No beating around the bush there!
   9. Vrhovnik Posted: October 25, 2007 at 12:35 PM (#2592871)
Sounds like a sticky proposition to me.
   10. Toolsy McClutch Posted: October 25, 2007 at 02:37 PM (#2593006)
Teen Beat indeed.
   11. Slinger Francisco Barrios (Dr. Memory) Posted: October 25, 2007 at 03:18 PM (#2593062)
He bought the magazines nine years ago for $200 as a favor to a friend.

Also as a favor he bought nine pounds of Afghan hash.
   12. Guapo Posted: October 25, 2007 at 03:20 PM (#2593064)
What a wacky guy.
   13. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: October 25, 2007 at 03:28 PM (#2593073)
He bought the magazines nine years ago for $200 as a favor to a friend.

Also as a favor to the guy who got $200 for them. When I had a book shop I had god knows how many people calling and begging me to take 20 or 30 years worth of Playboys for free. Unless they're from the first few years, they have almost zero resale value. They're like National Geographics or Reader's Digests.
   14. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: October 25, 2007 at 03:33 PM (#2593076)
"When I had a book shop I had god knows how many people calling and begging me to take 20 or 30 years worth of Playboys for free."

Where were these people when I was 14?
   15. Shooty would run in but these bone spurs hurt! Posted: October 25, 2007 at 03:35 PM (#2593079)
Also as a favor to the guy who got $200 for them. When I had a book shop I had god knows how many people calling and begging me to take 20 or 30 years worth of Playboys for free. Unless they're from the first few years, they have almost zero resale value. They're like National Geographics or Reader's Digests.

Another man's spank material is not high on my list of collectibles.
   16. Who is Karim Garcia? Posted: October 25, 2007 at 05:03 PM (#2593203)
Didn't Jimmy Caan actually collect *Playmates*? Like two consecutive years worth? Fcuk 56 games, etc...
   17. Lassus Posted: October 25, 2007 at 05:11 PM (#2593212)
What can I get for 10 or so years of GAMES magazine and 3 or 4 OUI's and GALLERY's? The 80's were quite a decade in that small town.
   18. Lujack Posted: October 25, 2007 at 05:33 PM (#2593238)
Little league baseball coach Bobby Padilla just wants to take his son to a World Series game


The kid may actually prefer the Playboys.
   19. Slinger Francisco Barrios (Dr. Memory) Posted: October 25, 2007 at 05:37 PM (#2593245)
They're like National Geographics or Reader's Digests.

I'll grant you the NGs, but there's rarely anything even remotely sexy in the Reader's Digest.
   20. Joe Bivens Recognizes the Kenyan Precedent Posted: October 25, 2007 at 05:49 PM (#2593268)
The parents are going to be lined up next year so their children can play for Coach Bobby Padilla, who enjoys looking at tits.

As long as they're over 18, that's fine. (The tits, I mean)
   21. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: October 25, 2007 at 05:55 PM (#2593282)
They're like National Geographics or Reader's Digests.

I'll grant you the NGs, but there's rarely anything even remotely sexy in the Reader's Digest.


I only meant in terms of resale value. But then you probably pretend that you only read Reader's Digest for the interviews.
   22. Joey B. is counting the days to Trea Turner Posted: October 25, 2007 at 06:03 PM (#2593292)
Somebody really needs to rise to the occasion for this offer.
   23. Chip Posted: October 25, 2007 at 06:27 PM (#2593329)
Unless they're from the first few years, they have almost zero resale value.


And that's before every photo in them got bootlegged on the Web.
   24. Zach Posted: October 26, 2007 at 02:25 AM (#2594160)
A man who knows the true meaning of Option J.
   25. Rafael Bellylard: The Grinch of Orlando. Posted: October 26, 2007 at 03:27 AM (#2594413)
National Geographic or Playboy?

Both magazines with pictures of beautiful places you'll never get to visit.

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