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15 Feb 2010
No! Don't do it, tbo.com's Ira Kauffman!
Some stats don't lie. Since 2005, the Bucs are 2-15 when attempting 20 or fewer rushes and 22-2 with at least 31 rushing attempts.
Posted by: Bill Barnwell on 15 Feb 2010
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Correlation =/= Causation, Correlation =/= Causation, Correlation =/= Causation, Correlation =/= Causation, Correlation =/= Causation, Correlation =/= Causation, Correlation =/= Causation
And along those same lines :
What a wonderful world the internet is. I love it when football and nerd collide. Seeing a link to xkcd at a football site is a beautiful thing.
Make sure to mouseover for more comedy. :)
These always make my day. In a tragic sort of way...
This line of thinking will never, ever, EVER go away. Kneel to win, baby!
But the stats don't lie... When the Bucs are ahead, they run more. Mr. Kauffman has discovered a vast conspiracy to lose games and keep Cadillac's carry count down, thus preserving him for future use!
You wouldn't believe the Bucs fans outrage at not giving equal time to a terrible running game. Every time someone says 'We don't run enough' I go 'maybe that has something to do with the running being ass this year' and then the response is 'if we ran more, we'd be better at it!'
Since the 1800s the number of pirates has declined. But global warming went up and so did natural disasters.
People dress up like pirates during halloween, what happens next? Colder weather.
Somalia and Indonesia have the lowest CO2 production. Where are the most pirates? Right, in the waters near Somalia and Indonesia.
Obviously: pirates = good for nature.
I support this theory. Up with pirates! Down with temperatures!
Hear Hear! Well said.
That may be my favorite non-Raiderjoe comment ever on FO.
I didn't know Theo was a follower of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.
LMAO, xkcd and his noodliness.
so much win
Global warming = run to win
"Obviously: pirates = good for nature."
so Pittsburgh should be the healthiest place on the planet
Then why are the Japanese so healthy? No pirates anywhere on account of all the ninjas.
Highest per capita rate of drunken karaoke = health
I bet you're one of those sceptic people who still think monkey's are our ancestors because we share 95% DNA?
Well guess what, we share 99.9% DNA with pirates.
Well only with pirates of the same gender.
Pirates are actually hermaphroditic, a little-known fact. You just read it on the internet, so it must be true.
That would explain how the pirate species always seems to carry on, even though you very rarely see a lady pirate.
I think you mean septic people, since only someone with the altered mental state brought on by sepsis, would think monkeys are our ancestors.
Now, those of us with a grade-school education and even a cursory understanding of evolution (instead of creationists' talking points) understand that monkeys clearly can't be our ancestors, since they're sitll around. We also understand we share a fairly recent common ancestor and they're probably our closest evolutionary cousins.
But by all means, don't let facts get in the way of doctrine...
Way to kill a joke.
I really hoped I was done with Ira Kauffman. As an out of town fan of the Tampa Bay Lightning, I was forced to read his column, which was routinely terrible and a mockery in hockey circles. This type of statement does not surprise me.
Speaking of Tampa reporters, I really miss Chris Thomas, who passed away in 2004. He was generally good, but get him talking horse racing and he just hit a completely different gear.
For quarterbacks, the feet are the window to the mind.
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