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    A public apology to ORG

    I recently made a terrible post about a Zimmerman trade proposal, and I probably offended everyone in that forum. I want you to know I posted before I knew a lot about Zimmerman, and I promise that I will do that research and will make a more reasoned post next time. I also apologize to any members of that forum who I may have upset. I can be an emotional guy, and I just overreacted. I do hope all of you will forgive me my post, and you won't hold it against me next time I apply. I will also do more research in all my future posts.

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    Re: A public apology to ORG

    Why would anyone want to post on Old Red Guard anyway?
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    Re: A public apology to ORG

    Quote Originally Posted by AmarilloRed View Post
    I probably offended everyone in that forum
    ... you're going to have to do better than that to offend around here.
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    Re: A public apology to ORG

    Wouldn't it have been easier just to amend the "offensive" post? This almost reeks of the old posts begging for rep.

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    Re: A public apology to ORG

    almost?
    More often than not, when someone is telling me a story all I can think about is that I can't wait for them to finish so that I can tell my own story that's not only better, but also more directly involves me.

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    Re: A public apology to ORG

    You really followed it up with a winner there Amarillo Red

    "Are you a OPS geek?"

    That's offensive.
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    Re: A public apology to ORG

    Well fortunately he doesn't care if his post are popular.


    http://www.redszone.com/forums/showthread.php?t=60138

    I do think some sort of judging system would help relatively new posters know if they were making good posts. I don't care if my posts are popular, but I do care I am making good posts and am improving as a poster on this board. I am sure posters on ORG don't need such a system, but I believe it would help posters on The Sun Deck. I have not heard anything about this futures thread, so more information on that would be helpful.

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    Re: A public apology to ORG

    Quote Originally Posted by pedro View Post
    You really followed it up with a winner there Amarillo Red

    "Are you a OPS geek?"

    That's offensive.
    I was thinking the same thing.
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    Re: A public apology to ORG

    Quote Originally Posted by pedro View Post
    You really followed it up with a winner there Amarillo Red

    "Are you a OPS geek?"

    That's offensive.
    Only if you're an OPS geek...

    But seriously, don't we have these little discussions often during the season under various headings...

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    What did you call me?
    etc., etc., etc.

    I know RZ has had a few polls regarding those who are "old school" and those who rely more on stats in the past (can't find them in search).

    AR could've worded it differently, but the discussion was good [too bad I can't comment... ]
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    Re: A public apology to ORG

    Quote Originally Posted by KittyDuran View Post
    Only if you're an OPS geek...

    But seriously, don't we have these little discussions often during the season under various headings...

    Biggest issue on RZ
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    Stats 101
    What did you call me?
    etc., etc., etc.

    I know RZ has had a few polls regarding those who are "old school" and those who rely more on stats in the past (can't find them in search).

    AR could've worded it differently, but the discussion was good [too bad I can't comment... ]
    I'm probably not the captain of good decorum either. I just found it a bit ironic considering his posts of the last few days. No harm really, just one of those words that probably should be avoided. Add it to the list with "apologists".
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    Re: A public apology to ORG

    Quote Originally Posted by pedro View Post
    "Are you a OPS geek?"

    That's offensive.
    It is indeed. It should be
    "Are you AN OPS geek".

    And the answer is 'yes', I am one....lol
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    Re: A public apology to ORG

    I realized I used the wrong term and I apologized for it in a further post on that thread. I seem to have a talent for getting myself into trouble. I suspect if I ever do manage to make it into ORG, I will cause an endless amount of trouble in that forum also. I do recognize OPS as a good way to recognize offensive value; it is just not a statistic I would ever use. I am sure I will continue to stir up all sorts of trouble in whatever forum I am in.

    One more thing: I will go out of town for the weekend so I should stay out of trouble until at least Sunday.
    Last edited by AmarilloRed; 07-27-2007 at 02:27 AM.

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    Re: A public apology to ORG

    Quote Originally Posted by AmarilloRed View Post
    II do recognize OPS as a good way to recognize offensive value; it is just not a statistic I would ever use.
    Huh!
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    Re: A public apology to ORG

    Quote Originally Posted by AmarilloRed View Post
    I do recognize OPS as a good way to recognize offensive value; it is just not a statistic I would ever use.
    You're just digging yourself deeper and deeper.

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    Re: A public apology to ORG

    Quote Originally Posted by wheels View Post
    I was thinking the same thing.
    Me too. A little advice, Amarillo. Every time you try to step forward, you dig your hole a little deeper. Stop trying.
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