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The 10,000th Comment Is…

A couple of months back I mentioned that we were closing in on 10,000 comments and might very well get there by the end of the year. Then we hit a slow patch, and I more or less forgot about it. Today, though, I noticed that we actually passed the magic number already. We’re currently at 10,100 and moving strong.

No doubt you’re all wondering, though: who’s the lucky commenter? What sort of wisdom did they impart (albeit unknowingly) to celebrate this milestone of milestones?

Brace yourself, for comment #10,000 is a winner. In many ways, it exemplifies the very nature of The Loss Column and explains its appeal:

sci Says:
December 11th, 2008 at 11:25 am

Bowling has some real characters. I won’t call them “athletes.”

Preach on, brother. Preach on.

In all seriousness, though, thanks again to all of you.

11 comments to The 10,000th Comment Is…

  • sci

    I’d like to thank all those who’ve made this possible:

    Doug Linton
    Jose Mercedes
    Rocky Coppinger
    Jimmy Haynes
    Jeff Manto
    Juan Bell
    Chito Martinez

    and especially…

    God Shammgod

  • neal s

    I think it also had something to do with…

    Willis Roberts
    Chuck McElroy
    Marty Cordova
    Rick Krivda

    …but it’s hard to say.

  • dan the man

    Hahaha… awesome. Hooray for TLC.

  • Andrew in Rochester

    Don’t forget Jesus. Jesus helped….and nobody fucks wit’ the Jesus.

  • rick

    Hopefully the 10K comment is “Tex signs with O’s!”

    He’s on the cusp. . .keep your fingers and toes crossed.

  • dan the man

    Tex is close, gentlemen…

  • Greg

    ESPN’s main MLB page has Teixeira on it with the title “Bird Watch”.

    Apparently we’re the favorites right now!

  • dan the man

    But then you go to Roch and Schmuck and they have posts basically giving the whole thing a big “meh”. I understand it’s their obligation to not get swept up in anything until there’s something official. But DAMN is this agonizing.

  • Andrew in Rochester

    I give it a big “meh”, too. What do we KNOW today that we didn’t yesterday? That Tex would like to play for the Orioles if everything else were equal? That everything else isn’t equal? That we’re offering good money to him?

    Stop me when I get to the news.

    Now listen. I have faith that this gets done, but I don’t know when or for how much. You just have to trust that Andy MacPhail knows exactly what he’s doing and why and what he plans on doing afterwards, one way or the other. Our motto has basically been “in Andy we Trust”, and he’s done nothing to temper that. But you can’t keep jumping up at the slightest hint from source X or source R (and is Roy)…it’s unproductive and little unbecoming.

    Now, go about your business.

  • Big Ben's Motorcycle

    if the orioles land tex even i’ll be impressed

  • dan the man

    I’m sorry, AiR, but in this particular case, life stops and I’m a disgusting, drooling, manic-depressive, knee-jerk Orioles fanatic. Nothing I can do about that.

    Guess whose Warehouse source says the O’s think they have Tex? None other than Charlatan.