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The dumbest thing I've ever read (excluding my posts)

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by BYH, Jan 16, 2008.

  1. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    From LJB's favorite BLOG!!!! ProFootballTalk.com:

    TV STATION PULLS "SEINFELD" TO MESS WITH ELI by Michael David Smith

    The Green Bay Fox affiliate WLUK says it will not air Seinfeld in its regular Saturday afternoon time slot because it's Eli Manning's favorite show and the station doesn't want Manning to feel welcome when his Giants visit the Packers.

    "Why give comfort to the enemy?" said FOX 11 Vice President and General Manager Jay Zollar. "Green Bay Packers fans do not want any of the New York Giants to get a good night's sleep and FOX 11 will do its part."

    But if the station really wants to get in Manning's head, why doesn't it take a page from the All-Seinfeld Team and show the episode where Jerry gets the bad haircut?


    Uhh, jackass? There's this thing called a DVD. I can imagine if watching a Seinfeld the day before a game is that important to Eli, he's bought the DVDs and a portable player so that he can watch the show for several hours. He's not going to crawl into the fetal position because you pulled a half-hour episode.

    Attention-seeking douchebag. Of course I only assisted in that right here. Blast!
     
  2. JakeandElwood

    JakeandElwood Well-Known Member

    Well at least Eli has a good excuse if he doesn't play well ....
     
  3. westcoastvol

    westcoastvol Active Member

    Maybe they'll show The Client instead.
     
  4. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Nah. They don't want to send the Pack into mourning, too.
     
  5. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Shit, I thought you'd gone and pulled some of my long-ago columns.
    Carry on.
     
  6. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Normally I'd think the station boss would get a big atta boy from Fox HQ, but considering the HQ is in NYC, probably not so much.
     
  7. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    I rather expected to see the cover of the five people you meet in heaven.
     
  8. Dangerous_K

    Dangerous_K Active Member

    At the risk of becoming a board pariah, I'll admit that I liked "The Five People..."
     
  9. Trouser_Buddah

    Trouser_Buddah Active Member

    Re: Thread title

    I didn't think it was possible that you could read through your posts and still hit the 'post' button when you were finished...



    :)
     
  10. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    You chose... poorly.
     
  11. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Like Manning has the dough to buy those DVDs. ...
     
  12. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    Eli's like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- he can't win in the cold weather.

    But a better thread title would have been "TV station tells Eli 'No Seinfeld for you!'"
     
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