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Old 12-31-2011, 02:52 PM  
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2012 Kansas City Royals Repository Thread

2012 Slogan: Our Time

A better, more accurate 2012 Slogan: It is Finally Next Year
(from Great Expectations)

An alternative slogan if you don't like that one: Someone has to win this crappy division
(from alnorth)

With the beginning of a new year, it is time for the 2012 version of the Royals Repository Thread. We've got Hosmer, we've got a 2011-dominating Gordon, we've got Moose, we've got hopefully a killer bullpen, we've got a stereotypical slow slugging DH, we've got easily one of the best defensive shortstops in the AL, we've got a promising catcher in Salvador Perez. Hell, we've got offense and promising prospects galore.

We do not have starting pitching.

Oh yeah, we've also got this:



Get ready for, (as of January 2012 anyway), one of the most confusing puzzles of a baseball season in recent Royals history. Will they suck? Maybe, I don't know. Will we be given a year of 0.500 baseball? Possibly, I don't know. Will they win the division and go to the playoffs for the first time in 27 years? For the first time in a long time, it could happen, I don't know. 92 losses, 92 wins, or anything in between would not surprise a lot of us.

Everything goes here except Gameday threads and really big news. If a giant story breaks, the Royals achieve some awesome milestone, or we sign/lose a highly significant player/coach/mascot/whatever, then it might also deserve its own thread. This being Chiefs Planet, please do not clutter the board with new threads about trivial Royals news or you will only annoy those who come here for just Chiefs football. If you aren't sure and its not a Gameday thread, it goes here.

What sort of stuff often goes here? SPchief explained it well, so I'll just copy that:

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If you locate something of interest.. ANYTHING.. deals on apparel, best ways in/out of the stadium, giveaways, great stories from this season or from seasons gone by, rumors, trades, anything.... feel free to post it here.

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Old 02-14-2012, 06:44 PM   #781
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15.... Haha.
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Old 02-14-2012, 06:47 PM   #782
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23 here.
Poor kid. You should go back a few pages and watch the videos I posted from the '85 playoffs and WS. They still give me chills today. Proof that great Royals teams did in fact exist once, heh.
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Old 02-14-2012, 06:48 PM   #783
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Old 02-14-2012, 06:53 PM   #784
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Old 02-14-2012, 06:56 PM   #785
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Old 02-14-2012, 06:57 PM   #786
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Heard on KC radio today that Dayton Moore, at a luncheon or some speaking engagement, stated that he doesn't expect to compete this year or next year. I don't mind taking the role of underdog, but damn man, set the bar a little higher than that
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Old 02-14-2012, 06:57 PM   #787
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Good God you're a month and a half older than my daughter.

She hawt??? Nawh just jokin ... I plan on being a Sports Analysist when grow.
Majoring in Statistics and Minoring in Broadcasting... Decided to start early by becoming a member on some sports forums for my favorite teams.
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Old 02-14-2012, 07:01 PM   #788
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She hawt??? Nawh just jokin ... I plan on being a Sports Analysist when grow.
Majoring in Statistics and Minoring in Broadcasting... Decided to start early by becoming a member on some sports forums for my favorite teams.
She's way out of your league young man.



Good luck with the career choice. I know a little something about broadcasting, although not sports broadcasting persay. My advice is to pronouce "W" like it's supposed to be pronounced. It's double-you... not dubba-you or dubba-ya or anything but double-you. Little things like that can be the difference between working where you want instead of where you have to.
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I'm sure he will. It's good when kids have that good of a grasp on their future that soon. My daughter is the same age and the same way. I think it helps her to be and stay focused on what she needs to do to get there.
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I'm sure he will. It's good when kids have that good of a grasp on their future that soon. My daughter is the same age and the same way. I think it helps her to be and stay focused on what she needs to do to get there.
focus is good but u just need to be thinking about having fun with your friends, getting good grades, and putting as much effort as you can into your passions (sports, clubs, whatever). Have fun dude your in high school. Some of the best times of peoples lifes. Enjoy it!
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focus is good but u just need to be thinking about having fun with your friends, getting good grades, and putting as much effort as you can into your passions (sports, clubs, whatever). Have fun dude your in high school. Some of the best times of peoples lifes. Enjoy it!
You can't do both? My kid has more fun than I ever did in high school and I wasn't even really trying at the school part.
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You can't do both? My kid has more fun than I ever did in high school and I wasn't even really trying at the school part.
I think I'm having a BLAST... I'm a very talented athlete... Freshmen QB (Football), Point Guard (Basketball), Average Golfer, Center Fielder/ Pitcher (Left Handers don't play infield, duh )

Sports is my life so I'm enjoying HS alot!

EDIT: I'm also in our HS's Student Council so I'm "popular" too, I guess.
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I think I'm having a BLAST... I'm a very talented athlete... Freshmen QB (Football), Point Guard (Basketball), Average Golfer, Center Fielder/ Pitcher (Left Handers don't play infield, duh )

Sports is my life so I'm enjoying HS alot!

EDIT: I'm also in our HS's Student Council so I'm "popular" too, I guess.
Good for you.
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