Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Thursday, July 03, 2014

SC Featured: Toe Nash - ESPN Video - ESPN

The story of Toe Nash.

Edit: Removed dopey ESPN video which was intent on autoplaying. Jim

Jim Furtado Posted: July 03, 2014 at 06:52 AM | 14 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: general

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos Posted: July 03, 2014 at 09:18 AM (#4742505)
There must be a way to make it so this video does not automatically load as soon as I click on the Newsstand link, but I don't know what it is.
   2. RMc's Yelling Mob of Hackmen Posted: July 03, 2014 at 10:47 AM (#4742565)
"...and as your president, I will support mandatory jail terms for anyone who puts self-loading videos on a web page!"
   3. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: July 03, 2014 at 10:49 AM (#4742567)
If you can say that with a Joe Quimby accent you've got my vote.
   4. PASTE does not get put on waivers in August Posted: July 03, 2014 at 10:49 AM (#4742568)
If anyone wants to post disparaging things about me with no risk of me ever reading them, now's your chance; I won't be back to this thread again.
   5. RMc's Yelling Mob of Hackmen Posted: July 03, 2014 at 10:59 AM (#4742575)
Zeth, you're an idiot! (Because the video's actually pretty good. Toe Nash is 32 now?!)
   6. Fernigal McGunnigle Posted: July 03, 2014 at 11:05 AM (#4742583)
Flashblock (for Firefox and Chrome, and also for most other things if you look around a bit) is a dear, dear friend. Instead of a video I get a medium grey square with a stylized "f" in the middle of it, that I can click if I wish to discoer Toe's wisdom.
   7. Shredder Posted: July 03, 2014 at 11:10 AM (#4742589)
It was actually pretty good, despite the Autoplay crap.
   8. Batman Posted: July 03, 2014 at 11:10 AM (#4742590)
Zeth borrow Chico's soap and never give it back.
   9. Man o' Schwar Posted: July 03, 2014 at 11:13 AM (#4742592)
There must be a way to make it so this video does not automatically load as soon as I click on the Newsstand link, but I don't know what it is.

If you're browsing in Chrome, you can disable the autoplay. Go to Settings:Privacy, click the Content Settings button, and then under Plug-Ins unselect "play automatically" and choose "click to play".

If you open a page with a video on it, it will just sit there until you click on it.

(I recently learned this, and it's made my internet browsing infinitely more pleasant - I hated clicking a link and immediately being bombarded with sound I wasn't expecting.)
   10. Lassus Posted: July 03, 2014 at 11:41 AM (#4742615)
If anyone wants to post disparaging things about me with no risk of me ever reading them, now's your chance; I won't be back to this thread again.

Or, you could just take the .5 seconds required to pause the damn thing.
   11. Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos Posted: July 03, 2014 at 02:12 PM (#4742760)
Thank you, #9. I could have searched all day without finding that!
   12. Mirabelli Dictu (Chris McClinch) Posted: July 03, 2014 at 04:36 PM (#4742836)
Thanks, #9!
   13. cardsfanboy Posted: July 03, 2014 at 05:23 PM (#4742866)
Came here to ##### just like post one and others...Ugh...this is bs...everytime I get to the home page it starts loading(and no, I'm not looking for a download solution or change settings. I like what I have...I just shouldn't have to be bombarded without actually clicking on something)


If you're browsing in Chrome, you can disable the autoplay. Go to Settings:Privacy, click the Content Settings button, and then under Plug-Ins unselect "play automatically" and choose "click to play".


Thank you...will try it, but if this then means I have to click every time some other plug-in that I'm used to using, it won't work for me.
   14. villageidiom Posted: July 03, 2014 at 05:30 PM (#4742868)
Zeth borrow Chico's soap and never give it back.

Zeth get more expensive meal and want to split check evenly.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
rr
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogDodgers Trade Prospect Jose De Leon Straight-Up to Tampa for Logan Forsythe
(10 - 3:40am, Jan 24)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogOTP 23 Jan. 2017: Theo Epstein on baseball, politics and what he may do next
(274 - 3:30am, Jan 24)
Last: Renegade (((JE)))

Newsblog2017 Top 10 second base prospects | MLB.com
(11 - 1:41am, Jan 24)
Last: Joyful Calculus Instructor

NewsblogOT - NFL stretch drive/playoffs (December 2016 - February 2017)
(805 - 11:45pm, Jan 23)
Last: Joyful Calculus Instructor

NewsblogOT - December 2016 NBA thread
(1234 - 11:14pm, Jan 23)
Last: Athletic Supporter was shiny, now he's all rusted

Hall of Merit2018 Hall of Merit Ballot Discussion
(120 - 10:57pm, Jan 23)
Last: TomH

NewsblogGary Sheffield and the war on WAR - Beyond the Box Score
(80 - 10:05pm, Jan 23)
Last: Adam Starblind

NewsblogMLB community mourns deaths of Yordano Ventura and Andy Marte
(75 - 9:39pm, Jan 23)
Last: RoyalsRetro (AG#1F)

NewsblogPhillies' Maikel Franco works to improve plate approach
(3 - 8:59pm, Jan 23)
Last: Jacob

NewsblogScott Simkus plays Strat-o-Matic with Negro Leaguers for Slate
(67 - 8:50pm, Jan 23)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogMets' Jay Bruce problem: Ex-GMs weigh in on what team should do - NY Daily News
(4 - 5:24pm, Jan 23)
Last: TDF, situational idiot

NewsblogBaseball Prospectus | Prospectus Feature: Command and Control
(1 - 4:35pm, Jan 23)
Last: Walt Davis

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 2000 Ballot
(7 - 4:29pm, Jan 23)
Last: Chris Fluit

NewsblogRyan Zimmerman hits hard but needs to add lift | MLB.com
(3 - 4:09pm, Jan 23)
Last: Jacob

NewsblogdWAR Doesn't Care One Bit About Your Reputation
(28 - 3:51pm, Jan 23)
Last: cercopithecus aethiops

Page rendered in 0.2767 seconds
47 querie(s) executed