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Dick Whitman: Great thread starter or greatest thread starter?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Mr. Sunshine, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    No doubt he's a Hall of Famer, but where does he rank in the pantheon?
  2. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    The threads he starts are equivalent to 1.6 threads started by anyone else.
    cyclingwriter2 likes this.
  3. cjericho

    cjericho Well-Known Member

    Among active posters, No. 1. On the all-time list, you could argue JDV and Feinian Bastard.
  4. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    He's an accumulator.
  5. Rainman

    Rainman Active Member

    I wonder how many of his threads are created while he’s on the treadmill?
    justgladtobehere likes this.
  6. Donnie in his element

    Donnie in his element Well-Known Member

    He operates in kilometers while the rest of us stick with the mile. A paradox, given how much he hates soccer.
  7. WriteThinking

    WriteThinking Well-Known Member

    The more relevant, better questions would be "Great thread starter?" Or "Greatest-thread starter?"

    Just saying...:)
  8. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    The Phil Niekro of thread starters. O
  9. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    His thread-starting numbers rank pretty high, but he just doesn't pass the eye test.
    cyclingwriter2 and I Should Coco like this.
  10. bumpy mcgee

    bumpy mcgee Well-Known Member

    Great thread starter, better guy.
  11. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    I think the backstory of his Poin-type relationship with his high school band instructor places his posts in sufficient context. Blowing his own horn makes much more sense if you take into account his whole life's story.
  12. I Should Coco

    I Should Coco Well-Known Member

    Just like President Obama, DW earns bonus points for being a White Sox fan.
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