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1917
05-23-2006, 05:10 PM
The Cubs play the Tigers this year in Inter-Leauge....I knew the day would come I would have to root for the Cubs in order to help the Sox.....

CubsfansareDRUNK
05-23-2006, 05:11 PM
NOOOOOOOOO :o:

LongLiveFisk
05-23-2006, 05:12 PM
Actually that already happened for me, a few yrs back when they played the Twins.

DaleJRFan
05-23-2006, 05:12 PM
By then, the Sox will be 10 games up, so I wouldn't worry about having to root for the evil-doers 8 miles north.

Risk
05-23-2006, 05:13 PM
In terms of being conflicted about having to root for the Unlovable Losers or the Murder City Kitties when they go head to head, perhaps you should consider a third option--root for a Hanta virus outbreak.

Risk

itsnotrequired
05-23-2006, 05:13 PM
The Cubs play the Tigers this year in Inter-Leauge....I knew the day would come I would have to root for the Cubs in order to help the Sox.....

I have absolutely no problem rooting for the Cubs in that series. Anyone who roots against the Cubs in this situation needs to get their priorities in order.

AuroraSoxFan
05-23-2006, 05:14 PM
Good point. But the way DET is playing and the fact that the scrubs really aren't playing DET will likely sweep them aside. flubs would be lucky to get even 1 from them. can't stand Detroit but they are way more stacked than those rejects across the board.

soxinem1
05-23-2006, 05:14 PM
By then, the Sox will be 10 games up, so I wouldn't worry about having to root for the evil-doers 8 miles north.

I remember that. The cubs did their job, the Sox did not....

CubsfansareDRUNK
05-23-2006, 05:17 PM
"i'll do it, but i wont like it"

TDog
05-23-2006, 05:19 PM
Cubs will be swept and will announce to everyone that the Tigers are much better than the White Sox.

1917
05-23-2006, 05:20 PM
Actually that already happened for me, a few yrs back when they played the Twins.

Cubs swept them too...unfortunatly, we didn't take advantage

ode to veeck
05-23-2006, 05:21 PM
I have no problem rooting for the Flubs over the Kittens, especially as the Flubs ain't going noweher, even after they sweep the Kittens

ChetChat
05-23-2006, 05:24 PM
Cubs will be swept and will announce to everyone that the Tigers are much better than the White Sox.

Which will of course make for a great Cubune headline.

Chicken Dinner
05-23-2006, 05:28 PM
Barrett vs. Pudge......interesting matchup.

ws05champs
05-23-2006, 05:28 PM
There really is no choice. Do you want help winning the division or do you want to wish further misery on the meaningless lives of pathetic Cubs fans? Detroit so far has proven themselves to be a real threat.

PaleHoseGeorge
05-23-2006, 05:31 PM
Last year I would have been rather ambivalent. But now that the Sox are world champions, I want Detroit to lose every game possible. Not even Saturday's sucker punch can change this.

Naturally I expect absolutely nothing from the Cubs. In this regard nothing has changed.

Dan Mega
05-23-2006, 05:31 PM
I really wonder what Hangar thinks of this.

As for me, I will be rooting more for the Tigers to lose than the Cubs to win.:redneck

1917
05-23-2006, 05:37 PM
Last year I would have been rather ambivalent. But now that the Sox are world champions, I want Detroit to lose every game possible. Not even Saturday's sucker punch can change this.

Naturally I expect absolutely nothing from the Cubs. In this regard nothing has changed.

Its like rooting for the Royals to beat them this week...we can hope, but likely won't happen

Hangar18
05-23-2006, 05:47 PM
The Cubs play the Tigers this year in Inter-Leauge....I knew the day would come I would have to root for the Cubs in order to help the Sox.....


Watch, how the Tiggers lay down that series.

digdagdug23
05-23-2006, 05:49 PM
I really wonder what Hangar thinks of this.

As for me, I will be rooting more for the Tigers to lose than the Cubs to win.:redneck

This one sounds like a plan.

Okay, first you guys force me watch ESPN for clips with AJ, then you make me actually contemplate rooting for the Flubs? Does cruel and unusual mean anything to you?????? You're killin' me here. :whiner:

Hangar18
05-23-2006, 05:50 PM
I really wonder what Hangar thinks of this.

As for me, I will be rooting more for the Tigers to lose than the Cubs to win.:redneck

This was a toughie, thought about this long and strange and hard.
But im a bigger SOX fan than a Cub hater, so lets see if the little bears can do something for us.

Baby Fisk
05-23-2006, 05:50 PM
Watch, how the Tiggers lay down that series.
Just like those pathetic Marlins did last night.

bigsqwert
05-23-2006, 05:56 PM
Watch, how the Tiggers lay down that series.

Is that a bad thing? I want them to get swept.

viagracat
05-23-2006, 06:00 PM
I'm hard-wired to root against the Cubs; christ, I even rooted for the Yankmees last year when they played each other. But yes, the bigger picture is at stake here...

(gulp) go Cubs...:o: Beat the Tigers...then go away.

:dunno: :nuts: :kukoo:

QCIASOXFAN
05-23-2006, 06:14 PM
Oh god, there gonna get punished by the Tigers I bet.

Ol' No. 2
05-23-2006, 06:44 PM
I honestly don't care about the Cubs vs. Tiggers. All the Sox have to do is TCB and they're fine. Just keep playing the way they've been playing. They're on pace to win 107 games. Does anyone seriously think the Tiggers can come close to that? Forget the Tiggers.

http://espn-i.starwave.com/media/nfl/2000/0509/photo/s_davis.jpg Just win, baby.

StockdaleForVeep
05-23-2006, 08:25 PM
The Cubs play the Tigers this year in Inter-Leauge....I knew the day would come I would have to root for the Cubs in order to help the Sox.....

Whats the big deal, rooting for the cubs will not do damage to our record. Thats all that matters, not some trivial rivalry which has lost meaning\significance. It leads to stupid things like then rooting for the twins or some AL team is the cubs are in a playoff race.

Hitmen77
05-23-2006, 11:52 PM
The Cubs are mired deeply in 5th place. Since they are not a threat to make the playoffs (and thus have the media totally ignore the Sox in October), it's a no brainer that we want them to beat Detroit. Get over it, folks.

fuzzy_patters
05-24-2006, 12:25 AM
I don't understand why there is a conflict. If you are a White Sox fan, you have to root for the Cubs to beat the Tigers. The Cubs losing has absolutely no bearing on the success of the White Sox. If you root for the Tigers in that series, you are not really a White Sox fan. You are just a Cubs hater.

Nellie_Fox
05-24-2006, 02:15 AM
If things are at a point that the Sox need the Cubs to beat Detroit to win the division, they are in trouble.

SOXintheBURGH
05-24-2006, 02:31 AM
In terms of being conflicted about having to root for the Unlovable Losers or the Murder City Kitties when they go head to head, perhaps you should consider a third option--root for a Hanta virus outbreak.

Riskhttp://www.donthaveacowman.com/Simpsons/Cards/Inkworks2001/47-F.jpg

downstairs
05-24-2006, 10:30 AM
The Cubs are still not in the AL Central, last time I checked.

GO Cubbies!! *




*That being said, rooting for the Cubs is a sure-fire way to drive one deeper into depression and alcoholism.

downstairs
05-24-2006, 10:31 AM
Watch, how the Tiggers lay down that series.

They can lay down against the Cubs and still win.

read: San Diego, Florida, etc. etc. etc.

Chicken Dinner
05-24-2006, 11:42 AM
The Sox still have 16 head to head's left with the Tigers. Those are the games that will decide the division not 3 interleague games against the flubs. Just root for the Sox.

jenn2080
05-24-2006, 11:43 AM
It will take everything I have to root for them, but there is nothing more I want to se then the Cubs beat Detroit at least 2 out of 3. I know that is a little far fetched but who knows.

Lip Man 1
05-24-2006, 01:29 PM
I have no problem rooting for the Cubs. The Tigers are in the division, any loss hurts them and helps the Sox chances.

It shouldn't even be an issue.

Lip

voodoochile
05-24-2006, 01:31 PM
I have no problem rooting for the Cubs. The Tigers are in the division, any loss hurts them and helps the Sox chances.

It shouldn't even be an issue.

Lip

GO YOU FLUBBIES!!! :D::o:

Railsplitter
05-24-2006, 01:32 PM
The Cubs play the Tigers this year in Inter-Leauge....I knew the day would come I would have to root for the Cubs in order to help the Sox.....

That has been my oppsoition to interleague from the get-go. The possibility the Sox might help the Cubs.

Scottiehaswheels
05-24-2006, 01:42 PM
I'll be rooting for the scrubs but I'll also be rooting for the jackass son of a bitch Barrett to start another brawl and get some Tigers suspended...

HotelWhiteSox
05-24-2006, 02:00 PM
Rooting for a team won't do anything, I think the only question is how many runs the will the Tigers win by, they are going to pound that minor league team's head in :(:

SOXintheBURGH
05-24-2006, 02:04 PM
Are they playing at Comerica or Muckville, USA?

HotelWhiteSox
05-24-2006, 04:41 PM
Are they playing at Comerica or Muckville, USA?

Muckville

I'm with Gene though, too early to scoreboard watch, just plain silly to do it now and will leave you with a lot less hair. Cheer for the Sox

TDog
05-24-2006, 04:56 PM
Who I root for will have no effect on who will win.

I didn't just start rooting for the Sox in 2005.

Iwritecode
05-24-2006, 04:59 PM
First we want Frank Thomas to make an out and now we want the Cubs to win? What kind of wacky season is this? :o:

Anyway, I'm going to root for the Tigers to lose. That's it. :cool:


I'm betting Cubs fans will go through the same dilemma when the Sox play the Astros and Cards. :D:

getonbckthr
05-24-2006, 05:13 PM
The only times we should care what the Cubs do are when we play them or they play someone we are competing with. For all I care the Cubs can go 156-6 just as long as those 6 losses came from us.

AnkleSox
05-24-2006, 05:44 PM
I'm betting Cubs fans will go through the same dilemma when the Sox play the Astros and Cards. :D:

Maybe the majority of them... but for the actual die hards that know anything about baseball, they know their season's already over. They may not want to have to deal with another successful year by the sox.

White Sox Randy
05-25-2006, 04:02 PM
We're actually going to have to root for the flubs. That will be strange - and frustrating.

Chips
05-25-2006, 04:04 PM
Not really. I have no problem rooting for the Cubs when they play AL Central teams.

sox1970
05-25-2006, 04:04 PM
We're actually going to have to root for the flubs. That will be strange - and frustrating.

Two words: Go Cubs.

IlliniSox4Life
05-25-2006, 04:07 PM
I rooted for the Cubs last year against the Yankees. It's really not wierd. The biggest priority has always been the White Sox. Anyone who can't stomach rooting for the Cubs even though it benefits the Sox is the definition of Cubsessed.

itsnotrequired
05-25-2006, 04:08 PM
http://www.whitesoxinteractive.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=71952

Meixner007
05-25-2006, 04:10 PM
I will do what I always do. Root for nobody and let the games play out.

palehozenychicty
05-25-2006, 04:11 PM
I will do what I always do. Root for nobody and let the games play out.

Exactly.

DumpJerry
05-25-2006, 04:12 PM
http://www.whitesoxinteractive.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=71952
Looks like a merger is in order!

HotelWhiteSox
05-25-2006, 04:14 PM
I will do what I always do. Root for nobody and let the games play out.

Yep, especially when it's May or June, like I said in the other thread, way too early to scoreboard watch, unless you don't like your hair!

Just enjoy what the Sox will doing, if they keep taking care of their own business, they will be FINE

itsnotrequired
05-25-2006, 04:14 PM
Looks like a merger is in order!

I'm just glad the Cubs and Tigers talk is in the Clubhouse.

:rolleyes:

Hitmen77
05-25-2006, 04:15 PM
Is this Detroit's first visit to Chicago since the '45 series?

Our priority (after the Sox winning, of course), is to hope our division rivals lose. I hope the Cubs sweep the Tigers. The Cubs aren't going anywhere, so it's not like this may lead to a Cub playoff berth or anything. Get over the flubsession, folks.

The Sox and Tigers each have 3 games coming up at the Urinal. So, we both have an equal chance to beat up on an imploding team.

chisoxmike
05-25-2006, 04:17 PM
Who cares. I want the Tigers to lose plan and simple. The Cubs losing will actually have an impact on the Sox- for once.

Chip Z'nuff
05-25-2006, 04:18 PM
I happen to enjoy Detroit's baseball style. This will be my only chance of the year to root for them. Would love to see Granderson put one on Waveland while zambozo pouts!

Chips
05-25-2006, 04:19 PM
I happen to enjoy Detroit's baseball style. This will be my only chance of the year to root for them. Would love to see Granderson put one on Waveland while zambozo pouts!
What the hell is wrong with you?
Where are you priorities?

You hate the Flubs more than you like the White Sox?

Chip Z'nuff
05-25-2006, 04:20 PM
What the hell is wrong with you?

I full faith we will win the division nothing is wrong with me

itsnotrequired
05-25-2006, 04:20 PM
What the hell is wrong with you?

Pretty much the only way to answer.

:thumbsup:

HotelWhiteSox
05-25-2006, 04:34 PM
I full faith we will win the division nothing is wrong with me

I salute you my good man (though won't be cheering for either team since I hate them both).

I'm guessing like you, I realize that:
a) The White Sox are damn good and proven
and
b) If some how the Tigers can keep up winning 9 out of every 10 games (not bloody likely!), that if the White Sox would not win the Wild Card then they'd only have themselves to blame, not the Chicago Cubs

SoxFan64
05-25-2006, 04:37 PM
The Cubs losing will actually have an impact on the Sox- for once.
Didn't the Cubs losing twice to us this weekend have a (positive) impact on the Sox or am I missing something? :redneck

Chip Z'nuff
05-25-2006, 04:43 PM
Pretty much the only way to answer.

:thumbsup:

The only scenario I can think of where I would actually root for the flubs is IF (this is a big if), If the cubs were in the NLCS, and the Sox were in the ALCS.

I would give my left pinky to see a crosstown World Series.

hawkjt
05-25-2006, 04:47 PM
All that really matters is the sox winning the division. cubs beating other AL Central opponents help that cause.

I cannot fathom any real sox fan thinking otherwise.

Law11
05-25-2006, 04:48 PM
There's 3 wins for Detroit

itsnotrequired
05-25-2006, 04:48 PM
The only scenario I can think of where I would actually root for the flubs is IF (this is a big if), If the cubs were in the NLCS, and the Sox were in the ALCS.

I would give my left pinky to see a crosstown World Series.

It depends on who the Cubs were playing in the NLCS. I would want the Sox to play the team that matches up best against the Sox. If it is the Cubs, then so be it but I wouldn't want the Cubs to win just so there could be a Windy City WS.

Chips
05-25-2006, 04:49 PM
All that really matters is the sox winning the division. cubs beating other AL Central opponents help that cause.

I cannot fathom any real sox fan thinking otherwise.

Exactly. Go Cubs and every other team that plays Detroit and Cleveland.

Chip Z'nuff
05-25-2006, 04:53 PM
It depends on who the Cubs were playing in the NLCS. I would want the Sox to play the team that matches up best against the Sox. If it is the Cubs, then so be it but I wouldn't want the Cubs to win just so there could be a Windy City WS.

Alright i'm gonna split hairs for a minute, if detroit is the better team, then shouldn't they be the team to root for according to your logic? If we win the division by 1 or 2 games and it was a cubs sweep, would you really want that perceived asterisk on the division title?

itsnotrequired
05-25-2006, 04:59 PM
Alright i'm gonna split hairs for a minute, if detroit is the better team, then shouldn't they be the team to root for according to your logic? If we win the division by 1 or 2 games and it was a cubs sweep, would you really want that perceived asterisk on the division title?

That's not what I was saying. When it comes to the post season, I would want to play the teams that gives the Sox the best possible chance at winning the WS. For example, I felt the Angels would give the Sox more trouble than the Yankees in the ALCS so I was rooting for the Yankees in the ALDS.

Uncle_Patrick
05-25-2006, 04:59 PM
Unless Detroit takes a huge slide before that series and the Sox have a comfortable lead in the division, I will want the Cubs to win those games (I can't exactly say "root for the Cubs"). However, I suspect that they will let me down.

Chip Z'nuff
05-25-2006, 05:02 PM
That's not what I was saying. When it comes to the post season, I would want to play the teams that gives the Sox the best possible chance at winning the WS. For example, I felt the Angels would give the Sox more trouble than the Yankees in the ALCS so I was rooting for the Yankees in the ALDS.
And the Sox geared up their game for the Angels and played the most dominant ALCS in modern history (IMO).

itsnotrequired
05-25-2006, 05:05 PM
And the Sox geared up their game for the Angels and played the most dominant ALCS in modern history (IMO).

True but the series could have easily gone the other way. I would have rather played the Yankees but we could play the "what if" game all day.

Chip Z'nuff
05-25-2006, 05:08 PM
Detroit winning is only making the Sox better, this Sox team needs the competition to focus. If Detroit sucked and we were up by 9 games would coop be working on Jenks to throw a 90 mph curveball? Just one example, but you see where i'm going...

I hate the cubs, but I respect what detroit is doing and somehow I think them winning is making us better.

itsnotrequired
05-25-2006, 05:12 PM
Detroit winning is only making the Sox better, this Sox team needs the competition to focus. If Detroit sucked and we were up by 9 games would coop be working on Jenks to throw a 90 mph curveball? Just one example, but you see where i'm going...

So you think the Sox would just be "hanging out" if they had a comfortable lead? Nonsense. KW, Ozzie and Coop wouldn't allow it.

ondafarm
05-25-2006, 05:12 PM
There's 3 wins for Detroit

I would love to see Maddux go up against the Tigers. The Tigers are an all-slug, no walk team. They don't seem able to beat too many teams with small ball and they remind me of the 2000 Sox.

I can't wait to see them face good right handed pitching, which they haven't so far.

Chip Z'nuff
05-25-2006, 05:16 PM
So you think the Sox would just be "hanging out" if they had a comfortable lead? Nonsense. KW, Ozzie and Coop wouldn't allow it.
Sometimes you can run faster next to another good horse...

(I just made that saying up so if you would like to quote me in a future conversation you have my permission :smile:)

MarySwiss
05-25-2006, 05:23 PM
Alright i'm gonna split hairs for a minute, if detroit is the better team, then shouldn't they be the team to root for according to your logic? If we win the division by 1 or 2 games and it was a cubs sweep, would you really want that perceived asterisk on the division title?
"Perceived asterisk?" Okay, I've had a beer or two, but if we won the division by 1 or 2 games, I'm pretty sure I would not conclude that the Cubs sweeping the Kittens was the reason.

Chip Z'nuff
05-25-2006, 05:25 PM
"Perceived asterisk?" Okay, I've had a beer or two, but if we won the division by 1 or 2 games, I'm pretty sure I would not conclude that the Cubs sweeping the Kittens was the reason.

You haven't been reading the tribune lately. Any excuse those cub fans can come up with to down play the white sox accomplishments will be printed.

itsnotrequired
05-25-2006, 05:28 PM
"Perceived asterisk?" Okay, I've had a beer or two, but if we won the division by 1 or 2 games, I'm pretty sure I would not conclude that the Cubs sweeping the Kittens was the reason.

http://www.thetick.ws/HomeMovies/images/coach%20mcguirk.jpg

"Three beers is where things start becoming clear."

southside rocks
05-25-2006, 05:30 PM
I would give my left pinky to see a crosstown World Series.

Not me -- I'd rather drink bleach than see a crosstown WS. Those stupid intraleague games every summer are bad enough.

If the flubbies are bush enough to punch opposing players in the regular-season games, *** would they be like in a Series game? Ugh.

Gavin
05-25-2006, 05:33 PM
This thread is idiotic. Saying "What the hell is wrong with you?" is absolutely uncalled for.

White Sox Randy
05-25-2006, 05:45 PM
"I hate to see her go but I love to watch her leave"

I would love to see the flubs sweep them but I would hate to watch it happen.

pmck003
05-25-2006, 05:53 PM
How about the urinal imploding on the both of em?

soxwon
05-25-2006, 06:02 PM
I have absolutely no problem rooting for the Cubs in that series. Anyone who roots against the Cubs in this situation needs to get their priorities in order.

you know itll be a 3 game sweep for the tigers
so just expect the cubs to lose 3
if they win one good-two great
thats how i look at it.

Rob190
05-25-2006, 07:29 PM
you know itll be a 3 game sweep for the tigers
so just expect the cubs to lose 3
if they win one good-two great
thats how i look at it.

I was thinking the same thing. If we get lucky they will at least get to face Maddox, Zambrano and maybe Marshall.

Nellie_Fox
05-26-2006, 01:07 AM
MaddoxMaddux.

Realist
05-27-2006, 10:30 AM
... June 16th through the 18th the Cubs will be playing against the Tigers and I'm planning on being the biggest Cubs fan in the city for those 3 days.

I remember that years ago the Cubs faced the Indians in interleague play and I rooted whole heartedly for the Cubs. If I remember right, the Cubs let me down and the Indians won the series.

The true litmus test to tell if you are or are not flubsessed should be whether or not you can put aside your dislike for all that is Cubdom for that series.

Go Cubbies!

cbotnyse
05-27-2006, 10:32 AM
totally agree....while we need to continue to handle our business.....It'd be nice to see the Tiggers go the other way soon

edit: If the Tiggers get just one vote in this poll its got to come from a troll

southside rocks
05-27-2006, 10:35 AM
Definitely will be rooting for the Cubs here -- I will probably do it with a good deal of irritation, a "come on, you can't lose them ALL!" sort of cheer, but still hoping to see the Cubs win those games.

The Critic
05-27-2006, 10:51 AM
Yep, I want the Tiggers to lose WAY more than I want the Cubs to lose.

LongLiveFisk
05-27-2006, 10:54 AM
Not a Cub fan in the least but I'm willing to swallow my pride for 3 games if it helps MY team.

Go Cubs! :redneck (never thought I'd type that, even in teal).

peeonwrigley
05-27-2006, 10:55 AM
They're harmless anyways this year.

http://www.b97hawaii.com/images/jb_cubs_10082003.jpg

skobabe8
05-27-2006, 10:56 AM
If you vote for the Tigers now, you may as well vote for them if they played the Cubs the last week of the season and both us and them were tied atop the AL Central. No difference in my opinion.

MrRoboto83
05-27-2006, 11:05 AM
I'll just be watching the score as I do when the Tigers play the Indians, I'm not rooting for either team, just watching.

1951Campbell
05-27-2006, 11:16 AM
If you had to root for the Packers to beat someone so the Bears would get a playoff berth, would you, people? Yes, I thought you would.

Now cheer on the Cubs versus Detroit and quit moaning!

FedEx227
05-27-2006, 11:19 AM
If it was worth it to cheer for them I would, but the fact is they don't stand a damn chance against the Tigers, they can't even hit cut-off men properly.

tebman
05-27-2006, 11:30 AM
"The enemy of my enemy is my friend."

The Cubs' season is over. It's a train wreck over there, so I'm not wasting any energy worrying about them making a comeback. However, the law of averages works both ways: the Tigers have to come back to Earth at some point, and the Cubs have to play better at some point. In the meantime, the Sox just have to keep on steadily winning -- it's the tortoise and the hare.

I want the Cubs to start playing professional baseball at the same time the Tigers begin to run out of gas.

koz
05-27-2006, 12:18 PM
I'll be rooting for the Flubs...However the funny thing is even if the flubs win we win, and if they loose they still loose and I always enjoy that. No that's a catch 22.

Rob190
05-27-2006, 12:24 PM
I have no problem rooting for the scrubs if it helps the whitesox.

eastchicagosoxfan
05-27-2006, 12:36 PM
The Sox will take care of business with Detroit when the time comes. You beat the guys on your schedule, you'll be there at the end. Meanwhile, the trainwreck that's the Chicago Cubs can continue unabated as far as I'm concerned.

Chisox353014
05-27-2006, 12:40 PM
I'll go with my old standby: I won't be rooting for the Cubs, but against the Tigers. :cool:

The Racehorse
05-27-2006, 12:40 PM
Trying to decide who to root for between the Cubs & Tigers is like trying to decide who to root for between the Germans & the Russians, circa 1941-45.

chaerulez
05-27-2006, 12:42 PM
It'd be nice to see a Cubs sweep don't get me wrong, but in the end I have a feeling the Sox will take care of business by themselves.

BackNBlack
05-27-2006, 01:00 PM
I think I'll pimp the flubs and hopefully they can beat the Tigers. I believe the Sox can do it themselevs but if it helps take less games to win the division then I'm for it.

santo=dorf
05-27-2006, 01:00 PM
Where are the posters who tell us in October in previous years to root for the division?

If the Cubs sweep the Tigers, it'll make our division look weak. We can't have that.

StillMissOzzie
05-27-2006, 01:22 PM
I actually enjoy telling Cub fan friends that I'm a Cub fan for a weekend. Makes 'em wonder, until they realize who's playing.

Semi-thread hijack, from ESPN.com:

Dempster has now blown three saves in his last four chances and the crowd at Wrigley Field let him hear it with loud boos.

"Yeah, it's tough to hear, but I'm a realist. I deserved every last one of them," he said.

Hey, are you Ryan Dempster asking us this poll question?

SMO
:D:

Chips
05-27-2006, 01:33 PM
I actually enjoy telling Cub fan friends that I'm a Cub fan for a weekend. Makes 'em wonder, until they realize who's playing.

Semi-thread hijack, from ESPN.com:


Hey, are you Ryan Dempster asking us this poll question?

SMO
:D:


I heard him say that on the news last night and I was going to post that. You beat me to it.

Fuller_Schettman
05-27-2006, 01:39 PM
We don't need no stinking help from the Cubs.

After all, would YOU re-use a condom?

I'd rather settle for the Wild Card than take any satisfaction from a Cubs sweep.

Go Tigers! We'll take care of our own deal...

Lip Man 1
05-27-2006, 02:21 PM
I LOVED Kenny Williams comment in the paper today about barrett appealing his suspension.

It went along the lines of 'he'll play against us and then with our luck, he'll sit out against the Tigers...'

Unfortunately that could very well happen.

Lip

Chips
05-28-2006, 05:45 PM
We don't need no stinking help from the Cubs.

After all, would YOU re-use a condom?

I'd rather settle for the Wild Card than take any satisfaction from a Cubs sweep.

Go Tigers! We'll take care of our own deal...

Are you kidding me?:rolleyes:

Realist
05-28-2006, 05:49 PM
I'm gonna do it up right on the days I'm rooting for the Cubs. I'm going to rent a Jetta, forget 3/4 of what I know about baseball, start drinking heavily at noon only watch the first 6 innings of the games.

Hopefully the Cubs will win so I can go to a bar after the game and yell and scream and play slap and tickle with guys dressed up in Cubbie gear!

If the Cubs sweep I may even think about buying a poodle and getting some track lighting for my living room.

:bandance:

Jose.Contreras
05-28-2006, 06:04 PM
I have to root for Detroit. Say what you want, but I am very religous when it comes to rooting against the Cubs. You can say that I am an orthodox Cubs hater. We'll finish ahead of Detroit regardless of the outcome of this series. We have 16 games left against them. No worries.

Chips
05-28-2006, 06:06 PM
I have to root for Detroit. Say what you want, but I am very religous when it comes to rooting against the Cubs. You can say that I am an orthodox Cubs hater. We'll finish ahead of Detroit regardless of the outcome of this series. We have 16 games left against them. No worries.

I'm pretty "religious" when it comes to rooting for my teams best interests. Our best interests include the AL Central losing as many games as possible.

gaelhound
05-28-2006, 11:04 PM
I don't understand why there is a conflict. If you are a White Sox fan, you have to root for the Cubs to beat the Tigers. The Cubs losing has absolutely no bearing on the success of the White Sox. If you root for the Tigers in that series, you are not really a White Sox fan. You are just a Cubs hater.
You write "just a cub hater" like it is a bad thing. There are people on this planet that do not have a Major Leauge affiliation, but perhaps could work up a good disdain for earth's worst sports organization. I have my priorities straight, but I can hold these two thoughts in my head. Love those White Sox, Despise the cub and their fans.

Frater Perdurabo
05-29-2006, 09:00 AM
It's not so much rooting for the Cubs to win or play well, but rather for the Tigers to lose.

I hope all three games go 27 innings, filled with plenty of walks, foul balls and strikeouts. I hope both teams - but especially the Tigers - burn out their entire pitching staffs (not wanting injuries, just terrible fatigue that wreaks havoc with the rotations and bullpens).

:)

tick53
05-29-2006, 10:06 AM
I gotta go with the Cubs. We need to get back into 1st place and maintain it. It isn't going to matter if the Cubs take the series anyway, they're going
nowhere. All that counts is what happens in our division. I'm glad the Cubs/
Tigers series isn't late in the season though.

cbotnyse
05-29-2006, 11:00 AM
I am dumbfounded at the few posters on this board that would rather see the Cubs lose than see the Sox in first place...........

dont people understand, even if we take care of our own business and win a series that weekend, the Cubs still have to win at least one for us to gain any ground!!!

come on people!!! keep your eye on the prize!