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#1 Vanimal46

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Posted 16 October 2019 - 10:43 AM



Which TD member is going to step up and wear the costume?

Squirrel? Chief? North?
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Posted 16 October 2019 - 10:48 AM

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Maybe the Twins will move on from the Bear and bring back the nightmare that was Twinkie The Loon (Twins' mascot in the 1980-'81 seasons.)

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Posted 16 October 2019 - 11:01 AM

who could ever fire someone with that smile.... 

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#4 Craig Arko

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Posted 16 October 2019 - 11:13 AM

Where was this when I needed the job?

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#5 Vanimal46

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Posted 16 October 2019 - 11:21 AM

Where was this when I needed the job?


It's here now! Better start practicing your back flips and cartwheels!
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Posted 16 October 2019 - 11:39 AM

Maybe Terry Ryan or Dave St. Peter will take the job?!?!?? :D

 

Gardy???

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Posted 16 October 2019 - 12:24 PM

I vote for Chief.

This could be interesting...

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Posted 16 October 2019 - 12:27 PM

Time was when a baseball team's mascot would be a handicapped* kid from the neighborhood. Such urchins were considered good luck for some reason - the practice was pretty universal, a couple turns-of-century ago. Maybe the Twins should think outside the box and go with something seriously retro like that, retiring TC Bear to a local hall of fame.

 

 

 

* Yeah, they probably didn't choose the kindest language for how they described him, at the time. Nicknames were, shall we say, somewhat pointed.

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#9 SQUIRREL

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Posted 16 October 2019 - 12:49 PM

 



Which TD member is going to step up and wear the costume?

Squirrel? Chief? North?

I saw the topic heading and thought, "I'm applying!" Seriously. I'm due for an occupation shift. :) But I'm going to talk them into changing the mascot to TC SQUIRREL!!!

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#10 Monkeypaws

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Posted 16 October 2019 - 01:25 PM

Waaaah! Love TC Bear.

 

Poor creature has no teeth.

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#11 Vanimal46

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Posted 16 October 2019 - 01:36 PM

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Maybe the Twins will move on from the Bear and bring back the nightmare that was Twinkie The Loon (Twins' mascot in the 1980-'81 seasons.)

I don't know what's more terrifying... The loon, or the New Orleans King Baby.

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Edited by Vanimal46, 16 October 2019 - 01:37 PM.

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#12 SQUIRREL

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Posted 16 October 2019 - 01:59 PM

 

I don't know what's more terrifying... The loon, or the New Orleans King Baby.

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omg ... King Baby! There is no question on that one. That one is horrifying!

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Posted 16 October 2019 - 02:00 PM

I don't know what's more terrifying... The loon, or the New Orleans King Baby.

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Everything about New Orleans is terrifying, if you stop and really pay attention. Their jazz concerts unexpectedly morph into funerals, for instance....

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Posted 16 October 2019 - 04:29 PM

Whoever gets it better be a left handed slugger.


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Posted 16 October 2019 - 04:38 PM

Maybe we could get the guy who does the Phanatic.

 

The Phanatic has some serious chops.

 


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Posted 16 October 2019 - 05:03 PM

I vote for Chief.
This could be interesting...


Right. Because your team’s mascot screaming ‘GET OFF MY LAWN’ at small children will go over well.
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#17 ashbury

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Posted 16 October 2019 - 05:18 PM

Maybe we could get the guy who does the Phanatic.

 

The Phanatic has some serious chops.

 

Seems like this compilation missed one:

 

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Posted 16 October 2019 - 05:53 PM

I vote for Chief.
This could be interesting...

sure I'd listen if Dave St Peter called.
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Posted 16 October 2019 - 06:31 PM

Ok I’ll be the contrarian. This guy lost his gig and everyone thinks it’s funny. Maybe they should get out in front of this with an explanation. Same thing with Tony Leo. Maybe express appreciation or something
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Posted 16 October 2019 - 07:16 PM

Ok I’ll be the contrarian. This guy lost his gig and everyone thinks it’s funny. Maybe they should get out in front of this with an explanation. Same thing with Tony Leo. Maybe express appreciation or something

The team was quoted in the article with an “appreciate the many years of service” type of response.

I don’t think it’s funny that Greg Wilfahrt lost his job, no matter if he resigned or was fired, it’s serious business for him.

The idea of me auditioning to be a replacement is downright hilarious.
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