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    Picture of the Week - please give feedback

    Back on BYTO, we used to have a weekly contest/game called PotW (Picture of the Week). It was a lot of fun and it allowed users to participate in poking fun at various aspects of the game. It wasn't necessarily all about the Twins but most of the content was Twins-related in some regard. Here's an example from a few years back:

    439x1.jpg"The only thing you guys know about pitching is that you can't hit it. Now go away and let me do my job."

    I had quite a difficult time choosing which one to post here, for what it's worth... These things almost always end up being hilarious. Anyway, is this something the Twins Daily crowd would be interested in participating in if I handle the images, posting, etc? The basic idea is to post whatever imagery you like and then create a quotation to go along with it. If someone likes the pic, they can take it and add their own quote or they can post a new picture with a new quote. At the end of the week, we choose the best and it goes on the site somewhere (details to be sorted out).Post here if you like the idea, don't like it, let me know what you think.

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    It sounds like fun to me. I can't promise I'll be any good at it, but I'd try.
    You can come up with statistics to prove anything. Forty percent of all people know that.

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    Fun? On this site? Ha, ha, except for a few, good luck.

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    Seems like it could be entertaining. There are usually some good pictures from across the baseball world on any given week.

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    Hey Pig,

    Can you fix the image thing on here where we can post full size images? Not little crappy thumbnails.

    kthxbye

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpiritofVodkaDave View Post
    Hey Pig,

    Can you fix the image thing on here where we can post full size images? Not little crappy thumbnails.

    kthxbye
    I didn't notice it was a problem until I started this thread. I'll look into it.

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    I want the Juan Castro one to be the initial example.

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    Quote Originally Posted by notoriousgod71 View Post
    I want the Juan Castro one to be the initial example.
    If I have it at all, that is long buried in an archive somewhere on my computer...

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    Yes please. POTW was my favorite.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpiritofVodkaDave View Post
    Hey Pig,

    Can you fix the image thing on here where we can post full size images? Not little crappy thumbnails.

    kthxbye
    If you click on the thumbnail then you can see a larger version.

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    Quote Originally Posted by notoriousgod71 View Post
    I want the Juan Castro one to be the initial example.

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    That picture is one of my all-time favorites.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jason View Post
    Veteran presence.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jason View Post
    We focus on the little things.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinsnorth49 View Post
    Fun? On this site? Ha, ha, except for a few, good luck.
    We show you the funny.

    But yeah, we should have the POTW again.
    As your attorney, I advise you to take a hit out of the little brown bottle in my shaving kit. You won't need much, just a tiny taste.

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    What happened to this? Is it going to happen or no?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Badsmerf View Post
    What happened to this? Is it going to happen or no?
    Yeah, it is. I got wrapped up in other projects this week so it was pushed back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Badsmerf View Post
    What happened to this?
    I think Snepp died.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jctwins View Post
    I think Snepp died.
    Again?
    There isn't enough defense on the planet to justify giving 500+ PA to a guy who can barely OPS .600.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jctwins View Post
    I think Snepp died.
    Damn him!
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ballÖ and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
    - Strib commenter educating the elitists on the value of RBI's

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