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    Rally Onion! Chip R's Avatar
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    What inspired your avatar?

    I thought in the spirit of this thread that perhaps some folks would like to see why we have the avatars we do. In my case in a game thread during Spring Training we were mocking the Reds and it brought back memories of the 1964 Beatles movie A Hard Day's Night in where a reporter asked Ringo Starr if he was a mod or a rocker and he replied that he was a mocker.
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    Re: What inspired your avatar?

    Up until yesterday, I had Kearns batting. But I changed to an early promo photo of Duran Duran (actually my first avatar, IIRC).
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    Victory is mine!!
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    Re: What inspired your avatar?

    I'm a big fan of the DoggFather, Snoop Dogg. His quotes crack me up. I've had numerous avatars over the years, everthing from Tattoo from fantasy island, Gary Coleman from Diff'rent Strokes, Spicoli from Fast Times, and on and on. Rest assured that my avatar will always contain something that makes me laugh. As the current one does, Chevy Chase as Fletch, well actually in a dream montage where he plays for the Lakers.

    6'5, 6'9 with the Afro.
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    Re: What inspired your avatar?

    Quote Originally Posted by Red Leader
    6'5, 6'9 with the Afro.
    Fletch: Hey, you and Tommy LaSorda!
    Chief Karlin: Yeah.
    Fletch: I hate Tommy LaSorda!
    When all is said and done more is said than done.

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    Re: What inspired your avatar?

    Quote Originally Posted by dabvu2498
    Fletch: Hey, you and Tommy LaSorda!
    Chief Karlin: Yeah.
    Fletch: I hate Tommy LaSorda!
    Another one of my favorites.
    'When I'm not longer rapping, I want to open up an ice cream parlor and call myself Scoop Dogg.'
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    Re: What inspired your avatar?

    Quote Originally Posted by Red Leader
    Another one of my favorites.
    Manure spreader jack-knifed on the Santa Anna, Prestone... no... Quaker State... , Comanche Indian, Moe Green's out at the Tropicana... my sons Mikey and Fredo are taking over...

    I could go on and on.
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    Re: What inspired your avatar?

    Quote Originally Posted by dabvu2498
    Manure spreader jack-knifed on the Santa Anna, Prestone... no... Quaker State... , Comanche Indian, Moe Green's out at the Tropicana... my sons Mikey and Fredo are taking over...

    I could go on and on.
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    Re: What inspired your avatar?

    Quote Originally Posted by dabvu2498
    Fletch: Hey, you and Tommy LaSorda!
    Chief Karlin: Yeah.
    Fletch: I hate Tommy LaSorda!

    Records Nurse: Can I get you something?
    Fletch: Yeah, do you have the Beatles' White Album? Never mind, just get me a glass of hot fat. And bring me the head of Alfredo Garcia while you're out there.
    Burn down the disco. Hang the blessed DJ. Because the music that he constantly plays, it says nothing to me about my life.

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    Re: What inspired your avatar?

    On Reds Broadcasts in the early '70's, Jim McIntyre/Al Michaels/Joe Nuxhall would proudly proclaim that with every Reds homerun that player would get a barrel (or 55 gallons) of Super M Marathon gasoline.

    From 1970-1972 Johnny Bench alone got 112 barrels of Super M. That's 6,160 gallons of gas. A 1970 Buick Century had a 20 gallon fuel tank. That's 308 fill-ups.

    Imagine that street value today.

    Oh BTW - My avatar changes a few times a year. Just depends on what the feeling is that week/day/month
    Last edited by Heath; 07-14-2006 at 12:55 PM.
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    Re: What inspired your avatar?

    juan castro's bomb last nite against the rockies

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    Re: What inspired your avatar?

    Take a wild guess.
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    Let's face it, you mis-hit the bun with the mustard squirter, no one will really care.

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    Re: What inspired your avatar?

    What is an avatar?!?!?!?!!? :
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    Re: What inspired your avatar?

    My username (as if you couldn't guess).

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    The hottest thing in England.


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