Discussion of the Designated Hitter in BaseballThrough the years, baseball has inspired many a rivalry and controversy between fans. Heated rivalries include Yankees v Red Sox, Yankees v Mets, and Yankees v whichever team is on the field. There have been countless debates about where Babe Ruth was pointing or whether Steve Bartman should have even been reaching for that foul ball. While these are all heated discussions, no discussion in baseball is hotter than the debate over whether or not a team should use a designated hitter.To explain: There are nine players on the field when a team is playing defense. First, second, and third base; short stop; left, right, and center field; catcher;Discussion of the Designated Hitter in Baseball by `martypunker
The Wind and the WeedThe tumbleweed had recently detached itself from the roots that held it firmly to the ground. The hot desert sun roasted the tangled branches of the weed as the weed lay idly on a dusty sand trail. The trail snaked on seemingly forever, arising from the horizon and disappearing into nowhere.The Wind and the Weed by `martypunker
The wind boisterously came swooping in from an easterly position and firmly grabbed hold of the tumbleweed's many branches, giving it a shove down the trail, sending it spinning and bumping over the trail's bumps, dips, and scattered rocks.
As the weed frolicked onward, it kicked up sand in its wake, sending it spraying behind it. The weed jumped quickl
John Gentry Was A Great ManIt was a surreal day. Anywhere from four to nine people sat in a room without AC during a hot and humid Florida day, talking about anything from phone games like Words With Friends to old times in New York and Miami, all simultaneously trying to forget a cold and bitter fact that stared them in the face. Conversations about Angry Birds and how Pinky's and Grandma Gentry's grandfather used to beat them senseless when they acted up as children were periodically interrupted by a low guttural moan that would cut through laughter and good feelings to bring everyone in the room back down to Earth.John Gentry Was A Great Man by `martypunker
Everyone would glance over to the middle of the ro
The Forum Newsletter: Issue 13The NEW Forum Newsletter!The Forum Newsletter: Issue 13 by `bohobella
What a splendid time of the year it is!
The first of April!
Issue 13 on the day of tricks!
Happy Birthday to the fish of fools!
This month's installment is riddled with riddles in honour of that lovable April fool!
By that we mean all passages have been translated to dutch and back again!
Brings a bit of !Prince-des-Sots back...
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New avatars for the n00bs!
We saw many changes to the standard avatar, of the humble small man in the middle of the copy, who resembles something of Habbo hotel or a jelly baby, to this newest of changes marking our dearly popular "" |.
This newly avatar, much beloved by everyone, ignited a new avatar tendency - using the standard avatar with a different emoticon, plz account account or what have you, instead of "".
In the recentest of times, "" has turned his line into the littlest grin of possible happy. Sarcasm?
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