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______________________ needs to go NOW!!! (seriously!!!!11)

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by msn, Oct 26, 2005.

  1. MadMax

    MadMax Contributing Member

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    really?? when's the last time the Rockets won a playoff series?? it's easy to make the playoffs in a league where more teams make the playoffs than don't. a little harder to make when only 6 out of 30 teams even make the playoffs....and only 2 make it to the World Series. you're right...10 years ago the Rockets were awesome...and my hope is they will be again this year. but if you're comparing recent history...it ain't even close.
     
  2. Rocketman95

    Rocketman95 Hangout Boy

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    Just last year. Oh wait, the year before that. Oh wait, the year before that. Nope, the year before that. I was wrong, it was the year before that. Actually, it was the year before that. Oops, my bad, it was the year before that. Now that I think of it, it was the year before that. Yeah, that's it.
     
  3. Summer Song Giver

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    The Astros are like that really hot girl that always made you think you had a chance but in the end she always left you with a case of the blue balls. They have been good enough to win it all atleast three times since '95 yet they always manage to choke when it counts. Calling Biggio and Bagwell icons to the city is a fraking disgrace, sure they played hard and brought it every night and that I do appreciate but it doesn't negate the fact that they are two of the biggest chokers in sprts world history.
     
  4. MadMax

    MadMax Contributing Member

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    just like that Barry Bonds guy...and Ted Williams....and Ernie Banks.

    this is a basketball fan's mentality applied to baseball. it doesn't work.

    but you're right about one thing...you should stop watching.
     
  5. Rocketman95

    Rocketman95 Hangout Boy

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    Oh, now we get it. You're just trolling.

    Ignore him fellas. Don't feed the troll.
     
  6. Summer Song Giver

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    I'll stop if for no other reason to prove I am not a troll, y'all enjoy the game tonight if you're lucky it will be the last. You can have my fan card, doubt I'll be asking for that one back but who knows. Later Stro fans, have fun
     
  7. AggieRocket

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    I respectfully disagree with you. Iconic status is not limited to championships. You got the first part of it right in saying that they played hard and brought it every night. That is what makes you an icon, not a title.

    The proof is in the pudding. Nolan Ryan didn't win a World Series with the Astros. Are you going to say that he is not a Houston icon? Even if the Stros win it all this year, I'll still consider Nolan to be a bigger icon to the city than Bagwell. Even if Hakeem didn't deliver those two titles to Houston, he still would be every bit the Houston icon he is. He delivered every night for the Rockets. Hakeem put the Rockets on the map just like L. Nolan Ryan put the Stros on the map. Biggio and Bagwell are definitely Houston icons. End of story.
     
  8. Master Baiter

    Master Baiter Contributing Member

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    You obviously havent watched many games. Garner and his decisions are what have gotten us this far.
     
  9. msn

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    Hey, this is the longest thread I've ever started in my short and un-storied time here. Stop screwing it up! And by the way, your takes on the Astros here surpass idiocy and approach lunacy. Congratulations.

    I'd like to add to the list (tongue-in-cheek of course):
    David Carr
    Jeff Van Gundy
    Yao
    YOF
    YOH
    Dom Capers
    Charlie Casserly

    ...there's got to be more. Nobody whines like Houston fans. Well, except Chicago fans.
     
  10. swilkins

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    The Astros will win 4 in a row. The Sox will be the choke artist and we'll be the symbol of inspiration.
     
  11. The Real Shady

    The Real Shady Contributing Member

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    My World Series Tickets Game 5 need to go. :(
     
  12. nycrocket

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    I'm gonna go out on a limb and say you'll be asking for your fan card back by Thursday night.
     
  13. Supermac34

    Supermac34 President, Von Wafer Fan Club

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    So the Astros win the NL and make it to the WS for the first time in their history and we want to break up the team?

    I say add a bat next year and try again.
     
  14. The Real Shady

    The Real Shady Contributing Member

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    Bring in Brian Giles when Bagwell retires. That's all we need to do.
     
  15. Rocketman95

    Rocketman95 Hangout Boy

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    I called it Saturday and I'll say it today.

    The guy who hit the grand salami Sunday will be wearing an Astros uniform next year. :)
     
  16. Master Baiter

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    Man would that be nice.
     
  17. Hakeem06

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    you can't blame it all one person, they had one hell of a season and i'm damn proud of this team to come back from a 15-30 record and make it all the way to the world series. we should have at least 2 wins in this series but we just don't have enough depth or fire power in that lineup. i think one person we need to dump is adam everett though. i don't think there could be a less clutch player than him.

    going into next season we need to add another bat with power to the lineup and another stud in the bullpen. plus, if roger isn't coming back, another good starting pitcher.

    regardless, i'm always going to be an astros fan. i'm never going to just give up on my team. whether they choke or not, they are my team. everyone should be dissapointed in our WS performance but proud at the same time that we made franchise history in making it to the WS, and this team battling from all types of adversity.
     
  18. Rocket River

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    "HEY!!! YOU . . ._____ NEEDS TO GO THREAD . . . WE DON'T TAKE KINDLY TO THREADS ABOUT _______________ NEEDING TO GO"

    "Now calm down Earl . . he ain't bothering no body"

    Rocket River
     
  19. leroy

    leroy Contributing Member

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    Let's see...

    Since 1997, the Astros have been to the playoffs 6 times, winning 3 series and making it to their first World Series.

    The Rockets have been to the playoffs 4 times, not winning 1 series.

    Want to try that one again?
     
  20. astroagg

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    Last time I checked, the Astros were in the World Series, as CHAMPS of the National League. This series is not over until the last out is recorded.

    I've been with the Astros since I was 5, and 27 years later I'm not going to abandon them. They could be 0-162, and I'd still proudly wear my gear. Why? Because I'm an Astros fan for life.

    Besides, they've done a great job representing our city and state, and they haven't given up on us. I won't give up on them.

    If anyone needs to go, it is the whiny fly-by-night bandwagon fans who only root when the home team is winning.
     

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