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(Yahoo)   Listen, I know it's been a hard couple of months for us NHL fans, but allow me to offer a bit of good news in this sea of gloom and doom: Don Cherry was attacked by a swarm of angry bees yesterday   (sports.yahoo.com) divider line 75
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2012-11-15 12:14:05 PM
He was just trying to use their hive as a broach on his suit.
 
2012-11-15 12:27:44 PM
The guy played one game in the NHL - one game and the rest of his 20+ year career he spent in the minors... oh and he is a loud-mouth buffoon and national treasure of Canada.
 
2012-11-15 12:31:22 PM
There are not enough words to express the joy I feel every time someone complains that a major league season has been canceled.

Not because I don't necessarily enjoy watching said sport, but, rather, because the butt-hurt that sports fans who think this stuff actually matters fills my schadenfreude implant to overflowing.

/inb4 people talking about sports bar revenues being down
 
2012-11-15 12:38:34 PM
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African bees! Not those homo European ones!
 
2012-11-15 12:39:04 PM

TheBeastOfYuccaFlats: There are not enough words to express the joy I feel every time someone complains that a major league season has been canceled.

Not because I don't necessarily enjoy watching said sport, but, rather, because the butt-hurt that sports fans who think this stuff actually matters fills my schadenfreude implant to overflowing.

/inb4 people talking about sports bar revenues being down


I'll make sure to let the thousands of stadium workers and other people tangentially involved with these organizations who are all jobless for the holidays know that you're feeling pretty smug about all this.
 
2012-11-15 12:42:25 PM
They are probably just pissed because they tried to get pollen from the flowers they saw...

i.imgur.com

...and it just turned out to be the print on his suit.
 
2012-11-15 12:49:08 PM
AAAAUUUGGGH GET THEM OFF!!!! Oh wait, that might just bee his suit.
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2012-11-15 01:07:02 PM

sigdiamond2000: TheBeastOfYuccaFlats: There are not enough words to express the joy I feel every time someone complains that a major league season has been canceled.

Not because I don't necessarily enjoy watching said sport, but, rather, because the butt-hurt that sports fans who think this stuff actually matters fills my schadenfreude implant to overflowing.

/inb4 people talking about sports bar revenues being down

I'll make sure to let the thousands of stadium workers and other people tangentially involved with these organizations who are all jobless for the holidays know that you're feeling pretty smug about all this.


Send them my love.
 
2012-11-15 01:21:15 PM
I like Don Cherry. I don't agree with everything he says, but he's genuine and truly cares about the game of hockey.

I will truly be sad when the day comes that he is no longer with us.


Remember when IOC asswipe Dick Pound went on record saying that he wouldn't be surprised if 50% of NHL players were doping and he said this with no evidence to back it up?

It was Don Cherry who brought him on national television on Coach's Corner to be held to account for those words because Cherry was so offended that Dick Pound would slag 50% of NHL players with no proof.

That's what a stand up guy does.

/Cherry, not Pound
 
2012-11-15 01:36:52 PM

TheBeastOfYuccaFlats: sigdiamond2000: TheBeastOfYuccaFlats: There are not enough words to express the joy I feel every time someone complains that a major league season has been canceled.

Not because I don't necessarily enjoy watching said sport, but, rather, because the butt-hurt that sports fans who think this stuff actually matters fills my schadenfreude implant to overflowing.

/inb4 people talking about sports bar revenues being down

I'll make sure to let the thousands of stadium workers and other people tangentially involved with these organizations who are all jobless for the holidays know that you're feeling pretty smug about all this.

Send them my love.


I tried. They said it smells funny, and it looks kind of diseased, so they don't want it.
 
2012-11-15 01:59:33 PM

SpaceButler: TheBeastOfYuccaFlats: sigdiamond2000: TheBeastOfYuccaFlats: There are not enough words to express the joy I feel every time someone complains that a major league season has been canceled.

Not because I don't necessarily enjoy watching said sport, but, rather, because the butt-hurt that sports fans who think this stuff actually matters fills my schadenfreude implant to overflowing.

/inb4 people talking about sports bar revenues being down

I'll make sure to let the thousands of stadium workers and other people tangentially involved with these organizations who are all jobless for the holidays know that you're feeling pretty smug about all this.

Send them my love.

I tried. They said it smells funny, and it looks kind of diseased, so they don't want it.


You're supposed to put it in dry ice first, dummy.
 
2012-11-15 02:03:49 PM

TheBeastOfYuccaFlats: SpaceButler: TheBeastOfYuccaFlats: sigdiamond2000: TheBeastOfYuccaFlats: There are not enough words to express the joy I feel every time someone complains that a major league season has been canceled.

Not because I don't necessarily enjoy watching said sport, but, rather, because the butt-hurt that sports fans who think this stuff actually matters fills my schadenfreude implant to overflowing.

/inb4 people talking about sports bar revenues being down

I'll make sure to let the thousands of stadium workers and other people tangentially involved with these organizations who are all jobless for the holidays know that you're feeling pretty smug about all this.

Send them my love.

I tried. They said it smells funny, and it looks kind of diseased, so they don't want it.

You're supposed to put it in dry ice first, dummy.


But love is supposed to be forever!

Or is that just mass-market love, which they fill with artificial love-preservatives?
 
2012-11-15 02:20:06 PM
Let's just make our own season! Use NHL '13 to simulate the cancelled games, streamed live online with hockey nerds providing commentary. Cherry can put obnoxious backgrounds on his Twitter account and exchange tweets with Ron MacLean between periods.
 
2012-11-15 02:20:27 PM

SpaceButler: TheBeastOfYuccaFlats: SpaceButler: TheBeastOfYuccaFlats: sigdiamond2000: TheBeastOfYuccaFlats: There are not enough words to express the joy I feel every time someone complains that a major league season has been canceled.

Not because I don't necessarily enjoy watching said sport, but, rather, because the butt-hurt that sports fans who think this stuff actually matters fills my schadenfreude implant to overflowing.

/inb4 people talking about sports bar revenues being down

I'll make sure to let the thousands of stadium workers and other people tangentially involved with these organizations who are all jobless for the holidays know that you're feeling pretty smug about all this.

Send them my love.

I tried. They said it smells funny, and it looks kind of diseased, so they don't want it.

You're supposed to put it in dry ice first, dummy.

But love is supposed to be forever!

Or is that just mass-market love, which they fill with artificial love-preservatives?


My love can only be bought at Whole Foods.
 
2012-11-15 02:51:32 PM
Probably should have just drank all the bees.
 
2012-11-15 02:53:50 PM
I know nothing about hockey.

i.telegraph.co.uk
 
2012-11-15 03:09:04 PM
Carp. I was going for Bettman and Fehr stuck by lightning. Must focus control over nature better....
 
2012-11-15 03:12:41 PM
Were they European bees?
 
2012-11-15 03:12:55 PM
Hey hey hey! Don Cherry is the man! I will brook no BS regarding him!
 
2012-11-15 03:14:57 PM
 
2012-11-15 03:16:24 PM
Came for the flower-styled suit pictures, was not disappointed.
 
2012-11-15 03:17:02 PM

Rev.K: I like Don Cherry. I don't agree with everything he says, but he's genuine and truly cares about the game of hockey.

I will truly be sad when the day comes that he is no longer with us.


Remember when IOC asswipe Dick Pound went on record saying that he wouldn't be surprised if 50% of NHL players were doping and he said this with no evidence to back it up?

It was Don Cherry who brought him on national television on Coach's Corner to be held to account for those words because Cherry was so offended that Dick Pound would slag 50% of NHL players with no proof.

That's what a stand up guy does.

/Cherry, not Pound


If you need to Pound Cherry with your Dick, you're doing it wrong.
 
2012-11-15 03:17:29 PM
Is he blind? Why does he dress that way??
 
2012-11-15 03:19:03 PM

Shazam999: Were they European bees?


They were probably wearing visors like the sissies they are. Fark Don Cherry, the fact he was voted one of the greatest Canadians is a national embarrassment. I hope the bees managed to sting his tounge or larynx, to shut him up for a bit, so the bee's deaths weren't in vain.
 
2012-11-15 03:19:05 PM

pissedoffmick: I know nothing about hockey.

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Neither do I.

2.bp.blogspot.com
 
2012-11-15 03:20:49 PM

sigdiamond2000: TheBeastOfYuccaFlats: There are not enough words to express the joy I feel every time someone complains that a major league season has been canceled.

Not because I don't necessarily enjoy watching said sport, but, rather, because the butt-hurt that sports fans who think this stuff actually matters fills my schadenfreude implant to overflowing.

/inb4 people talking about sports bar revenues being down

I'll make sure to let the thousands of stadium workers and other people tangentially involved with these organizations who are all jobless for the holidays know that you're feeling pretty smug about all this.


Thanks! While you're at it, be sure to recommend to them that when the season starts back up, they don't just cheerfully walk back into those jobs as if nothing ever happened, because the owners have demonstrated that they've screwed them over once and will gladly screw them over in the future for "The good of the League."
 
2012-11-15 03:21:25 PM
I have no idea who this guy is but he is a sartorial superfund site.
 
2012-11-15 03:24:36 PM

Elzar: The guy played one game in the NHL - one game and the rest of his 20+ year career he spent in the minors... oh and he is a loud-mouth buffoon and national treasure of Canada.


Don't forget him sending too many men on the ice in the playoffs, costing him a chance to advance to the finals and possibly win the Stanley Cup.
 
2012-11-15 03:25:10 PM

Elzar: The guy played one game in the NHL - one game and the rest of his 20+ year career he spent in the minors... oh and he is a loud-mouth buffoon and national treasure of Canada.


Coaching doesn't count?
 
2012-11-15 03:26:50 PM

Elzar: The guy played one game in the NHL - one game and the rest of his 20+ year career he spent in the minors... oh and he is a loud-mouth buffoon and national treasure of Canada.


He did coach the Bruins for 5 seasons. They made the Finals twice!
 
2012-11-15 03:26:54 PM
Say what you want about Cherry, he's good for the game. You don't need to be a HoFer to be good for the game. And I love the idea of him getting swarmed by bees in his shed. Waiting for video, or perhaps a Raid commercial.
 
2012-11-15 03:27:25 PM
www.hockeydb.com

/wanted for questioning
//"Big Snake", heh
 
2012-11-15 03:28:07 PM

Grapple: Is he blind? Why does he dress that way??


Same reason Craig Sager does.

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2012-11-15 03:30:39 PM

Shazam999: Were they European bees


Don says you can tell they weren't because they attacked him, and European bees are wimps. These were good, tough Canadian bees.
 
2012-11-15 03:32:20 PM
Were they EUROPEAN bees? Play me off Donny!
 
2012-11-15 03:32:23 PM
I don't know why but this whole story made me laugh so hard.. and i like don....
 
2012-11-15 03:33:59 PM
Oblig Don Cherry links: Piano desk and where he gets his suits

/Enjoy
 
2012-11-15 03:35:40 PM
He has to be very careful going outside in the spring or summer because bees are constantly mistaking him for a field of flowers.

To tell the truth, a lot of CBC sports commentators have trouble with bees. It's those bright monochromatic sports jackets they are all made to wear. But Don Cherry also has to worry about hummingbirds and gorillas because scarlet is not enough colour for him.

He's got more colour than a drinking contest between W.C. Fields and H.L Mencken in a Bourbon distillery cellar.

Although Don Cherry is quasi-unique, it is not unusual for Canadian men of his generation to wear tartan jackets that make the Quebec Provincial Tartan look like the Stewart Ancient and Weathered.

Here's a website to help you visualize that. Dim the room lights if you can to prevent permanent eye damage.

P.S. This is why Canadians watch Hockey Night in Canada with the lights off. They're not napping. They're waiting for Don Cherry to finish his rant so they can turn the TV off and go to bed.
 
2012-11-15 03:39:00 PM

This text is now purple: Grapple: Is he blind? Why does he dress that way??

Same reason Craig Sager does.

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If you can make them laugh, that's half the fight?

And if I got that right, then it's probably true that they also won't beat you to death with your cracker leg.
 
2012-11-15 03:41:00 PM
Don Cherry just makes me go WTF. And I'm Canadian.
 
2012-11-15 03:41:35 PM

Elzar: The guy played one game in the NHL - one game and the rest of his 20+ year career he spent in the minors... oh and he is a loud-mouth buffoon and national treasure of Canada.


SO he's like Madden?
 
2012-11-15 03:42:27 PM
Lol... Don's the man. Never fails to crack me up.

Been following the AHL closer this season than in the past...

I kind of feel like normal even more so than if the NHL season was a go, because I'm rooting for a Bruins team that's in last place and can't keep a lead to save their lives. : )
 
2012-11-15 03:45:20 PM

farkingismybusiness: Were they EUROPEAN bees? Play me off Donny!


Gah, you beat me by two minutes! Nevertheless, there can never be enough links to Don Cherry and his piano desk.
 
2012-11-15 03:45:32 PM
You know who riffs well off of Don Cherry? Fellow Traditional Pride Day Flag, Craig Thompson.

Reminds me of the old joke.

Don Cherry and Craig Thompson argued for hours but the only thing they could agree on was that all gay men should be hung.

Depending on your age, you probably know that joke with Jerry Falwell and Gore Vidal or Barney and whatever right wing homophobic looney is best-known in your state.

For some reason, blowhards and Quintin Crispy gays just work well together, like chocolate and wafers.
 
2012-11-15 03:45:48 PM
Maybe the NHL fans could get together and play a pick up game. Yeah, you would have to skate 4 on 4 due to lack of players, but that would open up the ice more.
 
2012-11-15 03:54:00 PM

Icetech3: I don't know why but this whole story made me laugh so hard.. and i like don....


That is Bergsonian laughter because in your heart you know that if Don Cherry is attacked by a swarm of bees, he did everything he could to deserve it. He's the snobby dowager to the bees' Three Stooges.

It's like Rush Limbaugh being swarmed by Dominican rent boys on the streets of Santo Dominico.

It's like Mitt Romney being spat out by Great Whites.

It's like rain on your wedding day. No, wait, that's a bad example of irony.
 
2012-11-15 03:58:08 PM

Grapple: Is he blind? Why does he dress that way??


He's a proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion. They all dress that way if they are old enough to remember the War, any war. It's alpha-male colouration for Legionaires, like the cheek pads of dominant ourangotangs.

Why do Scots play golf? Why do urban wannabes show off their briefs? Why did Phyllis Diller look like a kindergarden pipe cleaner and feather project gone horribly wrong?
 
2012-11-15 03:59:16 PM
FTA: I was cleaning out my shed and all of a sudden I felt two sharp bites on the back of my neck.

WTF You were out there cleaning the shed without one of your high collar shirts on?
 
2012-11-15 04:11:44 PM

octopied: Carp. I was going for Bettman and Fehr stuck by lightning. Must focus control over nature better....


Hey, that's the answer! Lock Fehr and Bettman in a room, give them 48 hours to make a deal or else it's death by bee stings.
 
2012-11-15 04:11:48 PM
"Sorry, I was aiming for Henry Winkler."

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