To remind you that the Cardinals-Reds rivalry blabbed about for two nationally televised baseball games this weekend is in fact legitimate, if you're a Reds fan.
Many of the sentiments on Twitter Sunday night were directed at Jason Motte, who posted this note on Twitter after Sunday night's game:
Most of the replies to Motte took this form:
And there is the #BlockedByMotte hashtag, based on the closer's apparent blocking of Reds fans on Twitter who were tweeting at him:
Nice Photoshop skills, including lifelike tears on this Cardinal:
Former hall monitor and now Reds fan, Missy Keith:
The Human Centipede:
@BengalDarrin I'd like to form a 'human centipede' with a Cards fans' mouth sewn to the ass of a Steeler fan, and on and on.— Jim Mitchell (@JimMitchell68) July 16, 2012
And another Steelers fanbase comparison, is it accurate?
Never thought it was possible but Cardinals fans have overtaken the steelers fanbase as most annoying arrogant asshole fanbase!— darrin marsh (@BengalDarrin) July 16, 2012
The same person, Darrin Marsh, follows that up with the penultimate insult, the homosexual allegation:
How will chris carpenter explain to his son about being butt buddies with jason motte?— darrin marsh (@BengalDarrin) July 16, 2012
The reds are gay.— Michel, Nick (@nickmichel14) July 14, 2012
Let this serve as a reminder. There are no winners in a Twitter war.
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