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Stephen Strasburg, Va.?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by JackReacher, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member


    So apparently, my hometown is willing to change its name if The Man makes an appearance sometime between now and the end of the year.

    Pretty funny.

    Edit: Deadspin has also picked up on this...

  2. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member


    Apparently, if The Man visits sometime during the town's 250th anniversary in 2011, they'll rename the town for a day or a week. Not as asinine as I once thought. Might help to have come clarifying statements like that on the awful web site.
  3. Care Bear

    Care Bear Guest

    I am actually 10 miles away from Strasburg, VA as I type this. I'm moving there. This is awesome.
  4. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    You're going to live in Strasburg? Not Winchester or another "way better than Strasburg" town nearby?
  5. Care Bear

    Care Bear Guest

    Listen, I'm about to live in a house in the middle of who-the-fuck-knows-where-I-am. Waldo couldn't find it. Magellan couldn't find it. I am about to be surrounded by wildlife that I can't even begin to imagine. No shit, we were driving down the street yesterday, and I turned to the BF and said, "watch out for that cat." And he said, "that's not a cat." I don't know what the fuck it was, but it was brown and it had a tail, and it scurried. Shit's going down.
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  6. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    That'll happen.
  7. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Have had close encounters with deer in the middle of city streets and parking lots in the wee hours of the morning more than once in the last year.
  8. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    I've been where she's going. The Nats better not let Strasburg go to them there parts. He'll become a meal for some of that wildlife.

    YGBFKM Guest

    My dogs are bad, but not THAT bad.
  10. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    The most stunning part of the story wasn't that they'd rename the town if The Man visited. It was that the population was listed as 6,200. When I lived there not that long ago, it hovered around 3,500.
  11. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Once you left, people felt it was OK to return.
  12. joe king

    joe king Active Member

    I was compiling our baseball notes last night and was considering using this, but the wire story didn't make any sense. It said the town of Strasburg, Va., had offered to name itself after Stephen Strasburg. To which I said: Big deal. Isn't it already named after him? The story never said the name would actually change to "Stephen Strasburg, Va."
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