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Thu Mar 15, 2018, 11:58 AM

Despite being an outspoken Christian, Tim Tebow has now failed at two sports.

http://mlb.nbcsports.com/2018/03/14/tim-tebow-reassigned-to-minor-league-camp/

Tebow’s demotion came after he went 0-for-4 with four strikeouts in an exhibition against the Astros yesterday. Overall he’s 1-for-18 with 11 strikeouts in spring training.


Oh well, god must have another plan! Strange that the original plan involved dicking around with him for so long.

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Reply Despite being an outspoken Christian, Tim Tebow has now failed at two sports. (Original post)
trotsky Mar 2018 OP
magicarpet Mar 2018 #1
Raster Mar 2018 #3
lunasun Mar 2018 #5
Cuthbert Allgood Mar 2018 #23
Funtatlaguy Mar 2018 #2
njhoneybadger Mar 2018 #4
PoiBoy Mar 2018 #6
mountain grammy Mar 2018 #7
ExciteBike66 Mar 2018 #8
hueymahl Mar 2018 #9
Act_of_Reparation Mar 2018 #11
hueymahl Mar 2018 #14
Act_of_Reparation Mar 2018 #20
trotsky Mar 2018 #13
hueymahl Mar 2018 #15
trotsky Mar 2018 #18
hueymahl Mar 2018 #19
trotsky Mar 2018 #21
Lordquinton Mar 2018 #22
Mariana Mar 2018 #16
hueymahl Mar 2018 #17
Voltaire2 Mar 2018 #25
hueymahl Mar 2018 #29
Mariana Mar 2018 #30
hueymahl Mar 2018 #31
Mariana Mar 2018 #32
hueymahl Mar 2018 #33
Mariana Mar 2018 #35
hueymahl Mar 2018 #36
uriel1972 Mar 2018 #37
Act_of_Reparation Mar 2018 #10
NCjack Mar 2018 #26
msongs Mar 2018 #12
Cuthbert Allgood Mar 2018 #24
Iggo Mar 2018 #34
old guy Mar 2018 #27
Blue Owl Mar 2018 #28

Response to trotsky (Original post)

Thu Mar 15, 2018, 12:01 PM

1. Maybe try bowling ?

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Response to magicarpet (Reply #1)

Thu Mar 15, 2018, 12:05 PM

3. Bowling for Geezus!

Praise the Lard and pass the talcum.

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Response to magicarpet (Reply #1)

Thu Mar 15, 2018, 12:11 PM

5. Bowling? He may bowl with Jesus at his side, but he will never beat him at bowling

He shouldn't try to mess with bowling and Jesus . It will be another God smite on him guaranteeed
https://m.

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Response to lunasun (Reply #5)

Fri Mar 16, 2018, 11:24 AM

23. Nobody fucks with the Jesus.

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Response to trotsky (Original post)

Thu Mar 15, 2018, 12:04 PM

2. Is he still saving himself for marriage?

Hard to find the right girl, I guess.

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Response to trotsky (Original post)

Thu Mar 15, 2018, 12:06 PM

4. Oh God why have you forsaken me?

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Response to trotsky (Original post)

Thu Mar 15, 2018, 12:20 PM

6. Let's hope God doesn't tell him to go into politics next...











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Response to trotsky (Original post)

Thu Mar 15, 2018, 12:24 PM

7. another evangelical blowhard

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Response to trotsky (Original post)

Thu Mar 15, 2018, 12:35 PM

8. Needs more Jason Sudekis... nt

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Response to trotsky (Original post)

Thu Mar 15, 2018, 12:38 PM

9. You know, I don't really get the Tebow hate

By all accounts, he does good things for people, and I have never heard of him doing something harmful. He believes in god, so what? As someone who thinks religion is just another story but is still involved in the religious community, I can tell you that juvenile comments mocking him about his religion just make the commenter look like an ass. But, have your fun, I guess, if it makes you feel better about yourself.

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Response to hueymahl (Reply #9)

Thu Mar 15, 2018, 12:52 PM

11. He's a member of the Fellowship of Christian Atheletes...

... which is explicitly homophobic.

Are you finished?

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Response to Act_of_Reparation (Reply #11)

Thu Mar 15, 2018, 05:28 PM

14. Finished with what?

FCA and much of religion is fundamentally homophobic. I don't get your point.

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Response to hueymahl (Reply #14)

Fri Mar 16, 2018, 10:47 AM

20. With your sanctimonious finger-wagging.

The point is Tim Tebow is an asshat. Whether his asshattery is intentional or accidental is immaterial to his deserving criticism, scorn, and/or mockery.

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Response to hueymahl (Reply #9)

Thu Mar 15, 2018, 03:12 PM

13. Well now that you've called me an ass, does that make you feel better about yourself?

Here's why I think it's relevant:

Tebow has been quite vocal about how wonderful his god is. He's been quite public with his displays of faith. Tebow is the kind of Christian who praises his god when things go well, but never says anything when things go wrong.

If you're going to give your god credit for the good things, but not the bad things, you're inconsistent at best, a hypocrite at worst. I think that kind of stuff needs to be called out. You don't. So what?

To top it all off, we're on an anonymous message board on the Internet. Good luck shaming all the people who say things you think are inappropriate.

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Response to trotsky (Reply #13)

Thu Mar 15, 2018, 05:31 PM

15. I did not call you an ass

And I don't get the whole shaming statement. I was not shaming anyone. At least I was not trying to.

I do think peoples' obsession with him lacks logic. It probably speaks more to the failings of the people criticizing him than to Tebow himself.


If you're going to give your god credit for the good things, but not the bad things, you're inconsistent at best, a hypocrite at worst.


This is a good point. I guess I just don't view Tebow as a hypocrite, more like an ignorant True Believer. He does not appear to be saying this stuff to purposefully con anyone, unlike most of the high-profile fundies.

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Response to hueymahl (Reply #15)

Fri Mar 16, 2018, 08:58 AM

18. Oh right, you only said my post makes me LOOK like an ass. TOTALLY different.

You made it personal, despite acting as if you were above that. I called bullshit, and I still do.

Tebow chooses to makes his faith public, and the price of that is to invite public criticism. Because the "high-profile fundies" have held him up as an example for the rest of us (and to my knowledge he hasn't repudiated them), he's fair game.

So what are my failings, hueymahl? List them out. Let's do this.

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Response to trotsky (Reply #18)

Fri Mar 16, 2018, 10:27 AM

19. I'm sorry if you were offended

I have no idea what your failings are. Even if I did, I would have zero interest in airing them in a public forum.

Peace Among Worlds!

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Response to hueymahl (Reply #19)

Fri Mar 16, 2018, 11:08 AM

21. Not offended at all.

Just amused by the hypocrisy.

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Response to hueymahl (Reply #19)

Fri Mar 16, 2018, 11:12 AM

22. "sorry if you were offended"

I can tell you that juvenile comments mocking him about his religion just make the commenter look like an ass. But, have your fun, I guess, if it makes you feel better about yourself


Yea, how could someone be offended here?

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Response to hueymahl (Reply #9)

Thu Mar 15, 2018, 10:56 PM

16. Are you familiar with Tebow's anti-choice activism? nt.

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Response to Mariana (Reply #16)

Thu Mar 15, 2018, 11:19 PM

17. No, I am not.

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Response to hueymahl (Reply #17)

Fri Mar 16, 2018, 04:45 PM

25. So you have very little information about this clown, but decided to pontificate about how

inappropriate it was to ridicule him. Got it. Well done.

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Response to Voltaire2 (Reply #25)

Sat Mar 17, 2018, 09:12 AM

29. Hardly

But go ahead and believe what you want

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Response to hueymahl (Reply #29)

Sat Mar 17, 2018, 10:21 AM

30. I'm really trying to understand your point on this thread.

Tebow has made and continues to make a public spectacle of his religion, thereby inviting public commentary on it. You said you'd never heard of him doing anything harmful, but he has, and examples have been provided on this thread. Tebow promotes homophobia and he opposes choice, because of his religion. But you think that because he's religious, he should not be ridiculed?

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Response to Mariana (Reply #30)

Sat Mar 17, 2018, 12:49 PM

31. Everybody seems to want to put words in my mouth

People are complicated. Sure, Tebow has his faults, just like all of us. In my opinion, the good he does outweighs by a long shot any perceived "offense". I really find it interesting the nerve I touched by merely suggesting he is a good person.

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Response to hueymahl (Reply #31)

Sat Mar 17, 2018, 01:10 PM

32. I didn't put any words in your mouth.

Mariana: "But you think that because he's religious, he should not be ridiculed?"

That is not putting words in your mouth. That is a question. You can tell it's a question because it has one of these at the end: ?

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Response to Mariana (Reply #32)

Sat Mar 17, 2018, 01:18 PM

33. The question makes assumptions

The assumptions have the effect of putting words in my mouth.

I never once asserted that because he is religious, he should not be ridiculed. That is your bias, not mine.

My assertion is that he is a good person, and people in this thread are only ridiculing him and holding him to an impossible standard BECAUSE he is religious.

My initial question was, and remains, why do people hate on him so much. Put another way, why does his faith bother YOU so much?

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Response to hueymahl (Reply #33)

Sat Mar 17, 2018, 06:12 PM

35. Your first post in this thread

Last edited Sat Mar 17, 2018, 07:01 PM - Edit history (1)

contains the very same assumption that this post of yours does. Where is this hate you speak of? Tebow is being ridiculed because he's ridiculous, not because anyone hates him or thinks he's a bad person. He's funny, not because he's religious, but because he's made such a big goofy show of his religion. He's turned himself and his faith into a joke.

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Response to Mariana (Reply #35)

Sat Mar 17, 2018, 09:59 PM

36. Hate and haters are slang terms

They don’t literally mean hate, more like disrespect or ridicule. Could be actual hate too, but that was not the context in which it was said.

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Response to hueymahl (Reply #33)

Sun Mar 18, 2018, 06:05 AM

37. Ah anti-choice, homophobe bigots is good people...

well what will they think of next

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Response to trotsky (Original post)

Thu Mar 15, 2018, 12:45 PM

10. God's just taking him on a roundabout journey to a lucrative career in Christian broadcasting.

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Response to Act_of_Reparation (Reply #10)

Fri Mar 16, 2018, 06:10 PM

26. You are on to something. A lot of today's prosperity preachers are at the end of

their rope. Holes will be opening to be filled. That beats going back to college to get an education for a profession.

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Response to trotsky (Original post)

Thu Mar 15, 2018, 02:47 PM

12. it's god's will after all nt

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Response to trotsky (Original post)

Fri Mar 16, 2018, 11:26 AM

24. He could probably do Christian rock successfully.

Because that music sucks ass. And not in a good way.

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Response to Cuthbert Allgood (Reply #24)

Sat Mar 17, 2018, 02:50 PM

34. I was going to say "The one thing I know about xian rock is..."

" ...ya gotta be able to play. "

But then...

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Response to trotsky (Original post)

Fri Mar 16, 2018, 06:27 PM

27. His entry into baseball was always little more than a PR stunt.

It is not surprising to see this happen.

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Response to trotsky (Original post)

Fri Mar 16, 2018, 09:36 PM

28. T-Blow

n/t

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