Signs the apocalypse is near
Posted on: December 10, 2010 9:02 am
7 Years of bad luck? Who broke the mirror? MLB teams are officially nuts!
Proof that the end is near: Reports today are that Boof Bonzer, the worst pitcher with the best name in the game, has signed a minor league deal with the New York Mets. Yup, the Mets. Au jus for everyone, medium rare. ...and 2) The Boston Red Sox are talking with Carlos Beltran (of the very same Mets). Ouch! Sox fans, I'm passing along a warning here - keep your ten-foot pole handy, this guy has rings where folks have been touching him with that pole. Besides, you cannot have a Beltre + Beltran at the same time - it's forbidden by the announcers contract. But I did hear Damon was kissing up some about returning. Johnny I hardly knew ya. Jing Jing Jing.
Yet again... further proof that the end is near: examples...
1) Jason Werth gets 7 years @ huge $, ...the Nationals? the guy isn't a home run hitter, nor huge RBI guy. Easy way to avoid any playoff games. Is this Jason & the Golden Fleece?
2) Carl Crawfish gets 7 years , 142 million. huh? I'm all for the Sox finding good OF'ers, makes the season a good fight, but this ends the old saw about Evil Empire, etc, ok? Remember, eX-Rays are dangerous, hence the lead apron. Madame Curie, recall?
3) Cliff Lee gets (will get) 7 years . Talk about extending unemployment benefits! What happens during those last 2-3 years when he turns into Boof Bonzer?
Wasn't it the great plagues that also came in 7 year packages? Seems to me this is a sign... 7 deadly sins, 7 dwarfs, 7 seas, 7 hills of Rome, 7 wonders of the world, 7 palms in a cubit, The original diameter in inches of the 45rpm format record, Maximum number of VHF broadcast channels available in any TV market in the United States of America; (channels 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, and 13), 7 Samuri, 7 year itch, 7 cities of gold, 7 = a neutral pH value between acidity and alkalinity and... of course, the 7th inning stretch. Yes, it's a sign.
7 is the only dimension, besides the familiar 3, in which a vector cross product can be defined .
There are seven fundamental types of catastrophes .
Seven is the sum of any two opposite sides on a standard six-sided die
Seven is the lowest number which cannot be represented as the sum of the squares of three integers
Forget 2012, these contracts *are* revelations, 4 horsemen of the apocalypse + 3 wise men this month... and bingo: 7