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(Twitter)   In a perfect summary of 2020, the Washington Nationals' grounds crew tangles the tarp and takes 15 minutes to unravel it while the infield turns into a quagmire   (twitter.com) divider line
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538 clicks; posted to Sports » on 09 Aug 2020 at 7:05 PM (6 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2020-08-09 3:12:44 PM  
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2020-08-09 3:27:49 PM  
This year has been a complete shiatshow from beginning to end.
 
2020-08-09 3:39:16 PM  
 
2020-08-09 4:12:20 PM  
I was watching the game, turned away at the start of the rain delay, looked at the weather map and figured (from Iowa) that it would be a very short delay.  Then I remember the snafu rule.

What a year.
 
2020-08-09 4:29:50 PM  
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2020-08-09 4:32:47 PM  
 
2020-08-09 5:09:01 PM  
I remember seeing this happen before. It was with the Nationals then too in their inaugural season.
 
2020-08-09 6:21:21 PM  
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2020-08-09 6:53:43 PM  
Suspended game under rule 7.02 A.  Apparently failing to properly roll up the tarp after its last use so it can't be unrolled is a mechanical failure.
 
2020-08-09 7:03:41 PM  

runwiz: Suspended game under rule 7.02 A.  Apparently failing to properly roll up the tarp after its last use so it can't be unrolled is a mechanical failure.



"malfunction of, or unintentional operator error in employing, a mechanical or field device or equipment under the control of the home Club (e.g., a retractable roof, a tarpaulin, or other water removal equipment); "

or an unintentional operator error in employing a field device
 
2020-08-09 9:11:36 PM  

Dead for Tax Reasons: https://streamable.com/0i37jn

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At 0:28 the fatal error is introduced.
Couldn't watch after that.
Too painful.
 
2020-08-09 9:13:54 PM  

Smirky the Wonder Chimp: This year has been a complete shiatshow from beginning to end.


My Dad died yesterday. Not COVID, most likely an aneurysm. You ain't kidding. Going to have one hell of a New Year's Eve party to flip this cursed year off forever.

/ That is if I even make it!
// Fark 2020 so farking much FARK!
 
2020-08-09 9:26:14 PM  
I  feel their pain. Today I unrolled 75 feet of garden hose that had somehow tied itself into three knots.
 
2020-08-09 9:36:22 PM  

CrazyCurt: Smirky the Wonder Chimp: This year has been a complete shiatshow from beginning to end.

My Dad died yesterday. Not COVID, most likely an aneurysm. You ain't kidding. Going to have one hell of a New Year's Eve party to flip this cursed year off forever.

/ That is if I even make it!
// Fark 2020 so farking much FARK!


I'm really sorry to hear that, keep your head up.
 
2020-08-09 9:39:37 PM  
I can only imagine the horror people must be feeling, between this, garbage minimum wage jobs and 28 million people about to be evicted I'm stupefied.
 
2020-08-09 9:57:11 PM  
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/unimpressed
 
2020-08-09 11:44:51 PM  

CrazyCurt: Smirky the Wonder Chimp: This year has been a complete shiatshow from beginning to end.

My Dad died yesterday. Not COVID, most likely an aneurysm. You ain't kidding. Going to have one hell of a New Year's Eve party to flip this cursed year off forever.

/ That is if I even make it!
// Fark 2020 so farking much FARK!


Condolences.
 
2020-08-09 11:55:36 PM  

CrazyCurt: Smirky the Wonder Chimp: This year has been a complete shiatshow from beginning to end.

My Dad died yesterday. Not COVID, most likely an aneurysm. You ain't kidding. Going to have one hell of a New Year's Eve party to flip this cursed year off forever.

/ That is if I even make it!
// Fark 2020 so farking much FARK!


Jesus. I know how trite this sounds, but I'm so sorry.

Good luck to you, friend.
 
2020-08-10 12:53:12 AM  

CrazyCurt: Smirky the Wonder Chimp: This year has been a complete shiatshow from beginning to end.

My Dad died yesterday. Not COVID, most likely an aneurysm. You ain't kidding. Going to have one hell of a New Year's Eve party to flip this cursed year off forever.

/ That is if I even make it!
// Fark 2020 so farking much FARK!


I'm sorry, thats horrible. Wishing well for you and your family. 

ChrisDe: I  feel their pain. Today I unrolled 75 feet of garden hose that had somehow tied itself into three knots.


Talk about bad thread timing.
 
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