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bobelou72
02-12-2006, 07:44 PM
I got a funny E-mail with the Cubs promotional schedule
Here it is

2006 Chicago Cubs Promotional Schedule

April 7: Home Opener and raising of the "Attendance Flag" to
commemorate the magical 2005 season in which the Cubs were a bigger draw than any
of their hated rivals. Not being raised: World Series Champions flag.
April 8: Presentation of the "Nice Neighborhood" rings to members of
the 2005 squad in commemoration of their capturing of the city's heart by
playing in such a cute little part of town. Not being presented:
World Series Champions rings.
April 9: Home Opener Weekend festivities conclude with the Cardinals
completing a sweep of the Cubs at Wrigley.
April 24: Win a Mark Prior autographed picture! 100 lucky fans will
receive a 5 x 7" photo signed by the Cubs' 11-game winner!
April 25: Turn Back the Clock I with throwback jerseys, old-time
music and special guests and relive the magic of the Cubs' epic loss to the
Florida Marlins in the 2003 NLCS.
May 13: Turn Back the Clock II with authentic 1984 uniforms jerseys
and an even-more-authentic loss to the 1984 NLCS champion San Diego Padres.
May 14: Precious Moments figurine doll to the first 10,000 female
fans.
June 15: Kerry Wood bobblehead day. The first 10,000 fans will
receive a bobblehead doll of the Northsiders' all-time leader in simulated
strikeouts!
June 16: Turn Back the Clock III - Kick off a rematch of the Cubs'
most recent World Series appearance as they welcome the Detroit Tigers and
try to beat them for the first time since 1945.
June 30: Cross-town Amnesty Day - All managers and first 25 players on
the White Sox active roster will receive a complimentary win.
July 1: Turn Back the Clock IV - 1906 World Series rematch. Authentic
memorabilia will be given out to lucky Cub fans, as will an authentic
1906-style massacre of their lovable losers.
July 2: Lovable Loser Day - First 15,000 losers get to fall in love
with the Cubs even more as they are handed yet another staggering loss at
home by yet another area team that has built something more substantial
than their own ticket-scalping empire.
July 14: Harry Caray Day, featuring an all-star tribute to the late
and beloved former White Sox and Cardinals announcer.
August 1: Nine Games Back Day - First 10,000 fans in attendance to
correctly explain what "Nine Games Back" means receive a Cubs
t-shirt.
August 19: Playoff Day. Come out and root for the Cubs as they stand
on the brink of elimination against the Cardinals with forty-one games
still left to play in the season. First 20,000 fans wearing Cubs gear
receive a White Sox t-shirt.
September 2: Turn Back the Clock V - Cubs fans, come out and party
like it's 1989 in this showdown against the 1989 NLCS champion San
Francisco Giants!
October 1: Final Home Game / Wait 'Til Next Year Day - First 39,538
fans

doublem23
02-12-2006, 07:46 PM
Man, this thing got popular... I don't even want to look up the old thread.

bobelou72
02-12-2006, 07:52 PM
Sorry I just saw it today for the 1st time

ilsox7
02-12-2006, 07:56 PM
Man, this thing got popular... I don't even want to look up the old thread.

There's literally like 6 old threads about this. Once again, the search function is the step-child of WSI, going completely unnoticed.

gobears1987
02-12-2006, 07:57 PM
This was originally written by a WSI member and it seems to be spreading through E-mail.

areilly
02-12-2006, 09:10 PM
This was originally written by a WSI member and it seems to be spreading through E-mail.

...and what started as a way to kill a few hours at work becomes a junk e-mail legend.


On the off-chance I ever become a full-time writer, I'm including the story of my little calendar in my autobiography. :gulp:

fusillirob1983
02-12-2006, 09:25 PM
Someone formatted that thing pretty nicely.

Hangar18
02-13-2006, 04:26 PM
April 8th: Honor the 1998 Wild Card Champion Chicago Cubs,
presentation of Trophy and replica rings to first 20,000!

soxfan13
02-14-2006, 08:11 AM
2006 Chicago Cubs Promotional Schedule

April 7: Home Opener and raising of the "Attendance
Flag" to commemorate
the magical 2005 season in which the Cubs were a
bigger draw than any of their hated rivals (well,
except the Cards).

Not being raised: World Series Champion flag.


April 8: Presentation of the "Nice Neighborhood"
rings to ! members of the 2005 squad in commemoration of
their capturing of
the city's heart by playing in such a cute little
part of town.

Not being presented: World Series Champion rings.


April 9: Home Opener Weekend festivities conclude
with the Cardinals
completing a sweep of the Cubs at Wrigley.



April 24: Win a Mark Prior autographed picture! 100
lucky fans will
receive a 5 x 7" photo signed by the Cubs' 11-game
winner!


April 25: Turn Back the Clock I with throwback
jerseys, old-timey music and special guests and relive
the magic of the Cubs' epic loss to the Florida
Marlins in the 2003 NLCS.


May 13: Turn Back the Clock II with authentic 1984
uniforms jerseys and an even-more-authentic loss to
the 1984 NLCS champion San Diego Padres.


May 14: Precious Moments figurine doll to the first
10,000 female fans*.
Hey they need to have something on the Cubs mor! e
fragile than Woods and Prior's pitching arms!


June 15 : Kerry Wood bobblehead day. The first 10,000
fans will receive a bobblehead doll of the
Northsiders' all-time leader in simulated strikeouts!
Complete with a trip to the disabled list!


June 16: Turn Back the Clock III - Kick off a rematch
of the Cubs' most recent World Series appearance as
they welcome the Detroit Tigers and try to beat them
for the first time since 1945.
Also celebrate the only team that has ever lost to
the Cubs in the World Series 98 and 99 years ago.


June 30: Crosstown Amnesty Day - All managers and
first 25 players on the White Sox active roster will
receive a complimentary win.


July 1: Turn Back the Clock IV - 1906 World Series
rematch. Authentic memorabilia will be given out to
lucky Cub fans, as will an authentic 1906-style
massacre of their lovable losers.


July 2: Lovable Loser Day - First 15,000 losers get
to fall in love with the Cubs even more as the! y are
handed yet another staggering loss at home by yet
another area team that has built something more
substantial than their own ticket-scalping empire**.


July 14: Harry Caray Day, featuring an all-star
tribute to the late and beloved former White Sox and
Cardinals announcer.


August 1: Nine Games Back Day - First 10,000 fans in
attendance to correctly explain what "Nine Games Back"
means receive a Cubs t-shirt***.

August 19: Playoff Day. Come out and root for the
Cubs as they stand on the brink of elimination against
the Cardinals with forty-one games still left to play
in the season.

First 20,000 fans wearing Cubs gear receive a 2006
White Sox AL Central Division Champions t-shirt.

September 2: Turn Back the Clock V - Cubs fans, come
out and party like it's 1989 in this showdown against
the 1989 NLCS champion San Francisco Giants!


October 1: Final Home Game /! Wait 'Til Next Year Day
- First 39,538 fans are hopeless idiots wh o will only
be disappointed again next year.


LMAO:supernana:

itsnotrequired
02-14-2006, 08:11 AM
Please God, make it stop!!!:angry:

Dan Mega
02-14-2006, 08:26 AM
From my personal count, this is thread #4 on this one.

soxfan13
02-14-2006, 08:27 AM
Please God, make it stop!!!:angry:

Uh Oh did I do a no-no?

itsnotrequired
02-14-2006, 08:28 AM
Uh Oh did I do a no-no?

It's just that it has been posted about a jillion times.

soxfan13
02-14-2006, 08:28 AM
From my personal count, this is thread #4 on this one.

The administrators can take it off then Sorry I hadnt seen it yet my bad

Rocky Soprano
02-14-2006, 08:39 AM
Uh Oh did I do a no-no?

FYI:

Cubs stuff does not go in the SOX Clubhouse.

miker
02-14-2006, 12:58 PM
Please God, make it stop!!!:angry:
Do Astro and Cardinal fan forums have this problem?