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    Anyone see the promotion that the Marlins did on the Cubs last night?

    Piniella apparently was unhappy with an on-field promotion, too. In reference to the supposed billy goat curse on the Cubs, the Marlins paraded a goat onto the field.
    "Tasteless," Piniella told the media. "Every time we come here, they do some kind of gimmick. I don't know who thinks them up. I mean, when they come to Chicago, we don't fry marlin."



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    Re: Anyone see the promotion that the Marlins did on the Cubs last night?

    As much as I like the Cubs, I don't see any harm in this. I'm sure it's funny and clearly it works, because the Cubs have a terrible time winning at Joe Robbie/Pro Player/Whatever that place is called now.


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    Re: Anyone see the promotion that the Marlins did on the Cubs last night?

    I agree with Lou. Never classy to tear down another team or player.



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    Re: Anyone see the promotion that the Marlins did on the Cubs last night?

    Tasteless? lol, the only people that have a problem with this are the people that actually believe that a goat is the reason the Cubs can't win a world series. Which, imo, is one of the major reasons the Cubs haven't won a world series, people actually believe it's a curse.



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    Re: Anyone see the promotion that the Marlins did on the Cubs last night?

    Quote Originally Posted by CylentButDeadly View Post
    As much as I like the Cubs, I don't see any harm in this. I'm sure it's funny and clearly it works, because the Cubs have a terrible time winning at Joe Robbie/Pro Player/Whatever that place is called now.
    Landshark Stadium now. No Lie.



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    Re: Anyone see the promotion that the Marlins did on the Cubs last night?

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan94 View Post
    Tasteless? lol, the only people that have a problem with this are the people that actually believe that a goat is the reason the Cubs can't win a world series. Which, imo, is one of the major reasons the Cubs haven't won a world series, people actually believe it's a curse.
    Did you watch the cubs in the post season the last two years -- it HAS to be a CURSE!!!! 101 years is a VERY LONG TIME!!!!!!!!!!!



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    Re: Anyone see the promotion that the Marlins did on the Cubs last night?

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan94 View Post
    Tasteless? lol, the only people that have a problem with this are the people that actually believe that a goat is the reason the Cubs can't win a world series. Which, imo, is one of the major reasons the Cubs haven't won a world series, people actually believe it's a curse.

    I agree. If you are silly enough to believe in the curse of the goat, then take it like a man when people poke fun at you.



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    Re: Anyone see the promotion that the Marlins did on the Cubs last night?

    Quote Originally Posted by cigaretteman View Post
    Landshark Stadium now. No Lie.
    I don't believe, but I don't have the energy to open a new browser and see for myself.


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    Re: Anyone see the promotion that the Marlins did on the Cubs last night?

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan94 View Post
    Tasteless? lol, the only people that have a problem with this are the people that actually believe that a goat is the reason the Cubs can't win a world series. Which, imo, is one of the major reasons the Cubs haven't won a world series, people actually believe it's a curse.
    hmmm tell that to the bo-sox fans.

    Quote Originally Posted by rebecacy View Post
    Did you watch the cubs in the post season the last two years -- it HAS to be a CURSE!!!! 101 years is a VERY LONG TIME!!!!!!!!!!!
    and your still a *********.



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    Re: Anyone see the promotion that the Marlins did on the Cubs last night?

    Quote Originally Posted by cigaretteman View Post
    Landshark Stadium now. No Lie.
    That seems like an odd character to name a stadium after:




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    Re: Anyone see the promotion that the Marlins did on the Cubs last night?


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    Re: Anyone see the promotion that the Marlins did on the Cubs last night?

    That's hilarious.

    Tasteless? Lighten up...



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    Re: Anyone see the promotion that the Marlins did on the Cubs last night?

    Quote Originally Posted by cycopath25 View Post
    I agree. If you are silly enough to believe in the curse of the goat, then take it like a man when people poke fun at you.
    people can say the same thing about religion, but lets not go there.



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    Re: Anyone see the promotion that the Marlins did on the Cubs last night?

    Quote Originally Posted by vanillathrilla View Post
    That's hilarious.

    Tasteless? Lighten up...
    Hardly hilarious - a better description would be unoriginal, tired, played out, etc. Either that or the Marlins don't have a very good marketing department, or they can't find anything good to say about their own team. Probably both.

    Chances are they don't make fun of the 10k+ boost in attendance they get for each game when the Cubs are in town.



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    Re: Anyone see the promotion that the Marlins did on the Cubs last night?

    Quote Originally Posted by TarHeelHawk View Post
    Hardly hilarious - a better description would be unoriginal, tired, played out, etc. Either that or the Marlins don't have a very good marketing department, or they can't find anything good to say about their own team. Probably both.

    Chances are they don't make fun of the 10k+ boost in attendance they get for each game when the Cubs are in town.

    As a Cubs fan I can see it is marketing. The smaller market teams need to try and raise fan interest. Even though Florida has won a world series more rescently than the cubs. (Who hasn't)


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