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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby drtofu66 on Tue Sep 23, 2008 2:34 pm

pensfan20 wrote:I thinks its great, BUT, I dont think Orpik does. At the town hall meeting when Steigy mentioned it, Brooks hung his head and didnt really look like he appreciated it.


I imagine that he gets a lot of ribbing from his teammates for the nickname's origin.

If its in relation to halloween and handing out free candy, then it shouldnt be a problem. But if its in reference to his picture and looking like a guy who hands out free candy to little kids...then i wouldnt appreciate people using that line either.


But there's the dude rule about not being able to pick your nickname. It must be bittersweet-- to be embraced by the fanbase enough to be given a nickname that sticks, but one you aren't crazy about... Maybe it'll grow on him (after a couple of years). But for the time being, I wouldn't be saying it to his face.

If enough loud screams of "Free Candy!" erupt from the crowd every time he puts a big hit on someone, maybe he'll come to accept it.
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby Idoit40fans on Tue Sep 23, 2008 2:43 pm

All the best nicknames are disliked by their owners, its what's great about them.
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby tjand72 on Tue Sep 23, 2008 2:44 pm

demangone wrote:It's perfectly obvious, "Jesus saves, Satan scores!"

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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby cthulhuchrist on Tue Sep 23, 2008 2:45 pm

demangone wrote:It's perfectly obvious, "Jesus saves, Satan scores!"



I was going to say "Satan worshiper" but by far that one you wrote is now my favorite. Thank you sir.
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby saleen66 on Tue Sep 23, 2008 2:50 pm

tjand72 wrote:
demangone wrote:It's perfectly obvious, "Jesus saves, Satan scores!"

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Wow, that pic looks like orpic too. Weird :lol:
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby JoseCuervo on Tue Sep 23, 2008 3:06 pm

I think I'm going with a giant "Hail Satan" for the pens-blues game
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby WWGRD on Tue Sep 23, 2008 3:21 pm

JoseCuervo wrote:I think I'm going with a giant "Hail Satan" for the pens-blues game


Errey would eat that up.
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby PensFanInDC on Tue Sep 23, 2008 3:22 pm

"Satan is My Hero"

"Satan is Just Alright With Me"

"Who could it be? SATAN!"

"We Satan on Your Team"
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby Idoit40fans on Tue Sep 23, 2008 3:33 pm

They need to play clips from Stephen Lynch - My Name is Satan. Specifically after he scores they need to play just the part where he says "My Name is Sataaaaan...wooohooo"
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby penny lane on Tue Sep 23, 2008 3:38 pm

Idoit40fans wrote:All the best nicknames are disliked by their owners, its what's great about them.


God's truth.

I remember reading that Mario hated "Ace". I don't like mine. :P
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby Pipes Hochuli on Tue Sep 23, 2008 4:02 pm

in regards to the swiss cheese sign....rabbit farm is better.
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby pensfan20 on Tue Sep 23, 2008 4:05 pm

If you were using WWGRD.. then WWSD... ???
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby Tico Rick on Tue Sep 23, 2008 4:06 pm

Idoit40fans wrote:They need to play clips from Stephen Lynch - My Name is Satan. Specifically after he scores they need to play just the part where he says "My Name is Sataaaaan...wooohooo"


I'd like to see them play "Sympathy for the Devil" after each Satan goal.
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby JS© on Tue Sep 23, 2008 4:11 pm

saleen66 wrote:
tjand72 wrote:
demangone wrote:It's perfectly obvious, "Jesus saves, Satan scores!"

Image


Wow, that pic looks like orpic too. Weird :lol:


Jesus' playoff beard ranks right up there with Dupuis' and Talbot's playoff beard.
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby JS© on Tue Sep 23, 2008 4:13 pm

jimjom wrote:Here are a couple that I was thinking of:

"The Fedotenko Zone"

Maybe that's it, I can't remember the other one because I was drunk.


Already shopped

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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby mumbobob on Tue Sep 23, 2008 10:38 pm

pensfan20 wrote:
demangone wrote:It's perfectly obvious, "Jesus saves, Satan scores!"

+1 :lol:


The sign would clearly have to read, "Fleury saves, Satan scores"
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby meecrofilm on Tue Sep 23, 2008 10:43 pm

JS© wrote:
jimjom wrote:Here are a couple that I was thinking of:

"The Fedotenko Zone"

Maybe that's it, I can't remember the other one because I was drunk.


Already shopped

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But that implies that fedotenko is a joke.
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby wallflower on Tue Sep 23, 2008 10:58 pm

Kovy27 wrote:http://sports.yahoo.com/nhl/blog/puck_daddy/post/Video-Brooks-Orpik-can-take-a-sunrise-sprinkle?urn=nhl,94158

Ohmygod. I read the comments on that post (because, clearly, I hate myself) and someone seriously refers to Orpik as "Nosepik." Which might actually ursurp "Cindy Criesby" as the most pathetic attempt at an insulting nickname I've ever heard/seen.

I think a six year old could come up with better "insults" than these...
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby rps1986 on Tue Sep 23, 2008 11:26 pm

cs6687 wrote:Whoever sits next to the visitors entrance needs to the place a sign next to the doorway looking like this.

SOFF-------------->

<------------- SOFF



LMFAO... I'd love it.
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby Kovy27 on Tue Sep 23, 2008 11:55 pm

Letsgopens.com supports Satan.
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby Idoit40fans on Wed Sep 24, 2008 1:31 am

wallflower wrote:
Kovy27 wrote:http://sports.yahoo.com/nhl/blog/puck_daddy/post/Video-Brooks-Orpik-can-take-a-sunrise-sprinkle?urn=nhl,94158

I read the comments on that post (because, clearly, I hate myself)


I laughed out loud (which is rare when i'm alone) at this when I read it, maybe its because its late and i'm sleep deprived, maybe its because it was extra funny, but I felt that I should mention that.
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby BfromD on Wed Sep 24, 2008 1:43 am

I'd go with "Hossa to DET"
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby demangone on Wed Sep 24, 2008 6:27 am

honestly, with Satan, you could just steal some metal band's lyrics and put them on a sign and it would be hilarious every time. It probably helps if the band has a logo with a pentagram, because bands like Stryper would make Satan sound kind of lame.
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby wallflower on Wed Sep 24, 2008 10:46 am

Idoit40fans wrote:
wallflower wrote:
Kovy27 wrote:http://sports.yahoo.com/nhl/blog/puck_daddy/post/Video-Brooks-Orpik-can-take-a-sunrise-sprinkle?urn=nhl,94158

I read the comments on that post (because, clearly, I hate myself)


I laughed out loud (which is rare when i'm alone) at this when I read it, maybe its because its late and i'm sleep deprived, maybe its because it was extra funny, but I felt that I should mention that.

Thanks, I guess. I'm glad someone can get some enjoyment out of my inability to avoid reading comments at places where I know they'll make me want to slam my head repeatedly into a brick wall (youtube, espn, etc). :lol:
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Re: "Free Candy"

Postby Twisted Wrister on Wed Sep 24, 2008 11:10 pm

FYI, Brooks pic during the announcement of the starting lineup has him smiling and not looking like a free candy guy.
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