04-20-2012, 11:25 AM #1
Indians closer perez fined for “reckless” postgame tweet
Indians closer Chris Perez has been fined $750 by Major League Baseball for a "reckless" message on his Twitter account after a benches-clearing incident in Kansas City.
Well, there goes a day at the arcade.
04-20-2012, 11:47 AM #2
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04-20-2012, 02:22 PM #5
taunt", usually conveyed through irony or understatement. Most authorities distinguish sarcasm from irony; however, others argue that sarcasm may or often does involve irony or employs ambivalence
Is it alternate reality day?
04-20-2012, 03:09 PM #6
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arithmetic: Arithmetic or arithmetics (from the Greek word ἀριθμός, arithmos “number”) is the oldest and most elementary branch of mathematics, used by almost everyone, for tasks ranging from simple day-to-day counting to advanced science and business calculations. ... It's practically the very opposite of "alternate reality".
I simply did "4.5 million is to 750, as what is to a dime?" I get accused of attaching too many smiley icons as it is. If you didn't find it a little humorous, we can move on.
Or if you insist on taking it seriously, adjust your analogy to a five or ten dollar parking ticket; or else get over your apparent rage at ballplayers earning salaries that are worth 50 to 100 times less in purchasing power than you seem to think they receive.
04-20-2012, 03:22 PM #7
No rage my friend, we're all good dude. I'm ok with only me finding it funny, really I am. Your math was funny.......a bit literal but funny.
04-20-2012, 03:31 PM #8
[QUOTE=twinsnorth49;11307No rage my friend, we're all good dude. I'm ok with only me finding it funny, really I am. Your math was funny.......a bit literal but funny.[/QUOTE]
I'm glad you two made up and de-escalated this tiff...wouldn't want to get anyone banned from the site. (So far I've only seen that for blatant lies.)
04-20-2012, 03:41 PM #9Posts on other sites: