Poking the Bear

sad_mets_fan.jpgI’m a mean guy. Not incredibly mean but mean enough to bring it up in a public forum when my friend’s team crashes out of the playoffs by losing 3 straight games. Mean enough to continue bringing it up at least until the start of the next season. Mean enough to insult Albert Pujols’ mama. But even I draw the line somewhere. It appears that StubHub doesn’t have quite the same restraint.

Can you imagine it? A city full of Mets fans waking up to such an incendiary email on a Monday morning? Mondays are bad enough as it is. And New Yorkers are angry enough as it is. It’s like poking an already angry bear with a stick. Granted, when we’re talking about the Mets it’s a mangy old bear that long ago lost its teeth and claws. And will to live. But it’s still a bear and everyone knows you don’t poke bears with sticks.

Now, StubHub apologized and that’s a classy move. God knows I’m not going to do anything like that with regards to my comments about the Cardinals or Mr. Pujols’ mother. But the damage has already been done. The bear has been let out of the cage, if you will. Granted, it probably won’t make that much of a difference because even Mets fans will still hit up the website if they really want tickets to a sold-out game. But it’s the moral of the thing. You just don’t kick someone when they’re down. Well, maybe sometimes. Like when they’re down 3 games to none in a five game series.

-A

Credit:
-Thanks to Rachel at http://twitter.com/PujolsMolinaFan for the tip.

5 Comments

Strangely, I got the Cubs apology

StubHub selling Cubs Playoff tickets?

Big oops for StubHub. Funny though.

Wow…that is sad. Although strangely, I have difficulty feeling sorry for Mets fans…maybe I’ll make that my New Year’s resolution ;o) Or not. LOL

Jenn
http://philliesphollowers.mlblogs.com/

Maybe they should try apologizing by sending out a free tick to opening day! chuckle… right!
LIke it or not Jeff… it’s looking like a Phils vs NY WS. Truth is.. it’s the best match up. We wouldn’t want to wait all year for a WS and then see a 4 game sweep. Phils pitching vs Yanks pitching.. tossup. Phils bats vs Yanks bats.. tossup. Kinda seems destined for 7 Games. Unless some absolute miracle of miracle takes place.

Buz – http://buzblog.mlblogs.com/

StubHub must be run by Yankee fans.

Julia
http://werbiefitz.mlblogs.com

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