April 13, 2007

Happy Birthday!: A little purple bird told me it is someone's birthday.

posted by scully to bugs at 08:00 PM - 41 comments

Happy birthday, rcade. Mine was last sunday (yeah, Easter Sunday). For some odd reason, I didn't really get to enjoy mine too much.

posted by wingnut4life at 09:30 PM on April 13

Happy birthday, dear popesquatter! (p.s. wingnut, was this you?)

posted by lil_brown_bat at 09:43 PM on April 13

Happy birthday! What!?! I have to wait eight more years until I can wear my leopard-skin mankini? I hope it will still fit.

posted by MrFrisby at 10:33 PM on April 13

Happy birthday, rcade. Here's to many more.

posted by 86 at 07:49 AM on April 14

lbb, that was too funny! Oh, and that is not me in the bunny suit...

posted by wingnut4life at 08:33 AM on April 14

Happy birthday, Rogers.

posted by rocketman at 08:56 AM on April 14

Happy 40th.

posted by gspm at 09:12 AM on April 14

Jesus, you're old.

posted by The_Black_Hand at 09:50 AM on April 14

Ah....40. I remember it like it was nine years ago. Happy Birthday, rcade.

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY at 10:46 AM on April 14

Happy Birthday, rcade!

posted by jerseygirl at 11:26 AM on April 14

Ah....40. I remember it like it is 15 years in my future. Sorry had to rub my youth in your face old man. Have a happy birfday.

posted by HATER 187 at 12:15 PM on April 14

Thanks. I went to Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona to see the Cubs play. I was hoping to get to run the basepaths as a birthday boy, but I need to be mindful of my hip.

posted by rcade at 12:58 PM on April 14

Ah yes, 40 years. In 1967 I was just finished with 2 years in the army and settling into my very first "real" job. Now here I am, still with the same employer, reduced to reading SpoFi for entertainment. rcade, congratulations on making it to the big 4-0. Just remember, buddy, it's all downhill from here, so enjoy the slide. Thanks for your work with SpoFi; it's your present to all of us.

posted by Howard_T at 02:32 PM on April 14

Happy Belated B-day, rcade!! 40 isn't bad. I think 50 is when the warranty expires! Hope you had a good one.

posted by steelergirl at 04:40 PM on April 14

Thanks for all your inspired postings rcade, and here's to many more.

posted by vito90 at 01:59 AM on April 15


posted by geekyguy at 06:48 AM on April 15

Well done Rogers. You'd still be one of the younger ones in our over 35s league.

posted by owlhouse at 07:42 AM on April 15

I am going to be 40 this year. I've never had a run-in with the vatican. I don't run a wildly successful sports blog. I've never even been sued. I hope your having a good birthday, rcade, because it's depressing the hell out of me.

posted by The Crafty Sousepaw at 12:06 PM on April 15

I'm surprised by some of your ages. I was way off with my assumptions.

posted by jerseygirl at 12:16 PM on April 15

Totally. Anyway, back to Pokemon reruns.

posted by yerfatma at 01:27 PM on April 15

No, I was right about you being 11.

posted by jerseygirl at 07:31 PM on April 15

Yes, at least we can write young. Has anyone seen my crayons? Give it! Give it!

posted by Texan_lost_in_NY at 07:43 PM on April 15

Age is overrated.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 08:18 PM on April 15

...says every kid in America. Luckily, you're all wrong. Punks.

posted by The_Black_Hand at 05:28 AM on April 16

Age is overrated. Try Thoreau's "Grey hair does not confer wisdom." Sounds more mature.

posted by yerfatma at 08:07 AM on April 16

Wait, what? You mean Taylor Hicks ISN'T a wise sage masquerading as a soulful bluesman?

posted by apoch at 08:34 AM on April 16

Wisdom is overrated. I traded mine for a pair of size 12 Heelys from FAO Schwartz.

posted by The Crafty Sousepaw at 08:47 AM on April 16

Second childhood.

posted by owlhouse at 06:36 PM on April 16

Hooray! Spofi Is Back! Best wishes rcade.

posted by hawkguy at 06:40 PM on April 16

Best wishes for many more.

posted by dyams at 07:51 PM on April 16

Happy Birthday! Look on the bright side. You're only, what, three years (?) older than Greg Oden - and he's going number 1.

posted by WeedyMcSmokey at 08:11 PM on April 16

Happy (belated) Birthday.

posted by squealy at 05:51 AM on April 17

I traded mine for a pair of size 12 Heelys from FAO Schwartz. Nice. I had a kid wearing those crash into me recently at a restaurant. It was like roller derby. Thank God for my layers of protective blubber.

posted by rcade at 05:54 AM on April 17

Happy (belated) Birthday. (Sung in my best Marilyn Monroe imitation)...

posted by yzelda4045 at 09:51 AM on April 17

Age is overrated. You may be right.

posted by The_Black_Hand at 04:06 PM on April 17

Some people are just idiots.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 05:22 PM on April 17

Try Thoreau's "Grey hair does not confer wisdom." Sounds more mature. Very nice. See also: "Grayskull does not confer manliness." -- Skeletor

posted by wfrazerjr at 06:54 PM on April 17

Just wanted to say Congratulations as well RCade. I've been 39 for six years now and guess Ill stay here until I pass the growd-up test and get promoted to my 40's. There are some nice perks that come with being 40+

posted by Folkways at 12:17 PM on April 18

Happy birthday Rogers, without whom sportsfilter would probably have celebrated its last long ago.

posted by justgary at 06:44 PM on April 18

There are some nice perks that come with being 40+ You're not kidding. I can now do that metal ball clacking thing with my testicles. I love middle age!

posted by rcade at 09:34 AM on April 19

Happy belated birthday rcade, I hope it was the best one yet. How is the big 4-0 I still have 8 more to go until then? Ha Ha Ha.

posted by jojomfd1 at 08:10 AM on April 20

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