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    Twins Nick Names

    What are your favorite nick names for Twins players? I find myself making up and using terrible nick names I hear from friends all the time. Some of my favorites are below:

    Plouffe = The French Pancake, Babe-Plouffe
    Chris Parmalee = C-Parms or Parmesian Cheesey
    Joe Mauer = Baby Jesus, Mr 2%
    Kurt Suzuki = Kurt's Motorcycle Shop
    Jason Kubel = Koooooooooooobs
    Ricky Nolasco = Ricky Tikki Tembo-no Sa Rembo-Chari Bar Ruchi-pip Perp Pembo
    Colabello = The Italian Hitman
    Pinto = Beans

    And so on. What are some of your favorites that you use with your friends or around the house?

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    Around the house:
    Dozier = "the doooooj" (the j is pronounced like a "zh" sound)
    Last edited by amjgt; 05-14-2014 at 01:14 PM. Reason: to add more "oooooo"s

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    I don't remember who came up with it, but we really need to make Caleb "Meat Raffle" Theilbar a thing.

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    Brian "the Bull" Dozier or just the Bulldozier
    Chris Parmelee = Chicken Parms
    Phil Hughes = Philthy Hughes
    Brian "The Dunce" Duensing
    Michael Tonkin trucks
    Joe Mauer's always changes but it usually has something to do with bilateral leg weakness
    Pedro Florimon and Mike Pelfrey = *the noise a remotes makes when changing the channel*

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Pleiss View Post
    What are your favorite nick names for Twins players? I find myself making up and using terrible nick names I hear from friends all the time. Some of my favorites are below:

    Plouffe = The French Pancake, Babe-Plouffe
    Chris Parmalee = C-Parms or Parmesian Cheesey
    Joe Mauer = Baby Jesus, Mr 2%
    Kurt Suzuki = Kurt's Motorcycle Shop
    Jason Kubel = Koooooooooooobs
    Ricky Nolasco = Ricky Tikki Tembo-no Sa Rembo-Chari Bar Ruchi-pip Perp Pembo
    Colabello = The Italian Hitman
    Pinto = Beans

    And so on. What are some of your favorites that you use with your friends or around the house?
    I also use "Bean" for Pinto

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    also good for our recent goats: http://youtu.be/1ytCEuuW2_A

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    I seem to go with a musical theme:

    Honky Tonkin
    No Limit Dozier
    MC Hammer, Hammer Time, Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em
    Chick Correa
    Perkins - Pony Boy
    Mauer - James Loney (ok, not strictly a musical theme)
    He's a No Limit Dozier, I thought I told ya!

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    "Sleepy" Dozier
    "Poof" Plouffe
    "Sticks" Hicks (We hope)
    Arcia de Triumphe
    I Like "Honky" Tonkin
    "Black Magic" Santana
    "Beast" of Burton
    "Choosey" Hughsey
    Please God. not No Last. Go
    "Shoot" Gibson
    "Dunes" Deduno or Gardy would call him "Dunsey"

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    One I was hearing by a certain nameless someone, referring to Plouffe's defense (mainly) last season: Ploofda
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