A message to runners everywhere: shutttttt uppppppp
May 3, 2017 6:48 AM   Subscribe

A message to runners everywhere: shutttttt uppppppp: ". And on Sunday, 40,000 weirdos will take over Broad Street with their ear-to-ear smiles and beaming zest for life. It’s disgusting. Not to mention the band-aids covering their nips. This weekend could be the greatest sports weekend ever -- the NFL Draft, NBA and NHL Playoffs, the Kentucky Derb, #MayPac! -- and yet 40,000 people have decided to run a race?!?!"
posted by roomthreeseventeen (7 comments total)

This post was deleted for the following reason: Eh, I don't see any way for this to be anything positive, whether it's actually ripping on runners or non-runners or what. -- LobsterMitten



 
This was an awful lot of words to say 'I don't like thing'.
posted by Itaxpica at 6:51 AM on May 3 [3 favorites]


Dear Sir or Madam,

I wish to report that these hot takes written by a person who goes by a name that starts with "The" and ends in "-ster" are luke warm. Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.
posted by soren_lorensen at 6:57 AM on May 3 [7 favorites]


If you think the NFL draft is worth watching you have negative authority on what other people should do with their time.
posted by thecaddy at 6:59 AM on May 3 [3 favorites]


I clicked through to see if this was as obnoxious as I thought it was gonna be and: yes.

I don't run nor do I intend to do so in the future, but it seems to be a nice way for people to keep active and make friends, and everyone I know who does it talks about it basically the normal amount people talk about their hobbies.
posted by bracems at 6:59 AM on May 3 [1 favorite]


FWIW, as a runner, it's pretty clear to me that this person is a runner.
posted by roomthreeseventeen at 7:05 AM on May 3


if I ever run into the Evster, he better hope he can outrun me
posted by the phlegmatic king at 7:07 AM on May 3


Dear The Evster --

Attached is a letter that we received on May 2, 2017. I feel that you should be aware that some asshole is signing your name to stupid letters.

Very truly yours,
The Internet
posted by Etrigan at 7:14 AM on May 3 [2 favorites]


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