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Friday, August 26, 2011

Select Your Own Journey – You Be The Manager!

In a surprise move, Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost has unexpectedly retired and the club has hired YOU as the manager. After the thrill of being named manager of your favorite team has subsided you quickly get to the manager’s office to begin the first day on your arduous journey to turn this franchise around.

You walk into the office and see an antiquated-looking computer sitting on the desk in the corner. You approach it and are surprised to see it is still left on. It reads:

“Congratulations on your hire. My creator, Ned Yost, has designed me to assist you in the most difficult challenge a man will ever have to endure – managing the Kansas City Royals. To continue, press any key.”

Ned built a computer and left it for you? How presumptuous of him! But you have never managed before, and his guidance might be of some use to you. What do you do?


Turn the computer off – turn to page 23
Press any key – turn to page 26

Zach Posted: August 26, 2011 at 08:14 PM | 15 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. UCCF Posted: August 26, 2011 at 09:36 PM (#3909868)
This is fun. I won't spoil the ending for anyone, but there are some surprises along the way (note - surprises may be less surprising if you're a Royals fan).
   2. Jacob Posted: August 26, 2011 at 09:45 PM (#3909872)
Hehe...I used to love those books (I guess I still do). This gave me some entertainment for a bit.
   3. Addison Russell T. Davies (chris h.) Posted: August 26, 2011 at 09:57 PM (#3909875)
That was fun! Sad, but fun.
   4. Dolf Lucky Posted: August 26, 2011 at 10:14 PM (#3909884)
Where's the any key?
   5. Walt Davis Posted: August 26, 2011 at 10:51 PM (#3909901)
Where's the any key?

You will soon be getting a call from Dayton Moore offering you the job as Royals' head statistical analyst.
   6. Addison Russell T. Davies (chris h.) Posted: August 26, 2011 at 11:10 PM (#3909917)
You will soon be getting a call from Dayton Moore offering you the job as Royals' head statistical analyst.

Just make sure you know CP/M.
   7. Shooty would run in but these bone spurs hurt! Posted: August 26, 2011 at 11:13 PM (#3909919)
Hehe...I used to love those books (I guess I still do).

Those books introduced me to the joys of reading while taking a crap. I will admit now that I often cheated.
   8. RB in NYC (Now Semi-Retired from BBTF) Posted: August 26, 2011 at 11:33 PM (#3909933)
I once read one of those in the course of which--no matter what I did--I ended up trapped in 1896 (or some time around then). That gave me nightmares for days, which has probably colored my view of the series somewhat unfairly.
   9. The District Attorney Posted: August 27, 2011 at 01:57 AM (#3910040)
This couldn't be any better.

Loved the Francoeur stuff, and any mention of Justin Huber always brightens my day.
   10. The Long Arm of Rudy Law Posted: August 27, 2011 at 02:12 AM (#3910047)
Those books introduced me to the joys of reading while taking a crap. I will admit now that I often cheated.


How do you cheat at crapping?


To admit you were just bragging about being able to cheat at crapping, turn to page 73.

To lie and say you've never cheated at crapping, turn to page 54.
   11. The District Attorney Posted: August 27, 2011 at 02:48 AM (#3910082)
How do you cheat at crapping?
Lots of ways. Taking off your shirt and/or pants... performance-enhancing substances, like bran muffins...
   12. base ball chick Posted: August 27, 2011 at 03:10 AM (#3910090)
would someone tell me what book this is from?
   13. The Long Arm of Rudy Law Posted: August 27, 2011 at 03:30 AM (#3910094)
would someone tell me what book this is from?


The Holy Bible.
   14. Bob Evans Posted: August 27, 2011 at 11:56 AM (#3910178)
How do you cheat at crapping?

1. Someone takes a crap before you and doesn't flush. You squat over the toilet, then show everyone the crap "you" took.
2. Ex-Lax.
3. Drop a Baby Ruth into the toilet.
4. Do nothing; flush. Tell everyone what they would've seen, if only.
   15. Jose Canusee Posted: August 29, 2011 at 04:15 PM (#3911422)
"3. Drop a Baby Ruth into the toilet."

I think of those as Power Bars.

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