Song of the Day May 31st is "Telescope" by Cage the Elephant. Off of 2013's "Melophobia". Yup.
Song of the Day May 26th is "Soundcheck" by Catfish and the Bottlemen. Their album is called "The Ride" Heard this on BRU the other day and really enjoyed it, hope you do too.
Last night the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Golden State Warriors 118-94 to take a strangle hold 3-1 series lead in the Western Conference Finals. With the loss, the 73 win Warriors are on the brink of elimination. The Thunder will just need to win 1 of the next 3 games to move on the the NBA Finals.
This season the Warriors famously broke the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls regular season wins record of 72 regular season wins. Many questioned if it was worth it to risk their health for the playoffs to chase a record. Of course in hindsight everybody can try to sound smart and say they should've rested but that isn't what I'm trying to debate right now.
My question is where would a loss in the WCF for the 73-9 Golden State Warriors (should they not come back from 3-1) rank among all time chokes in major sports history?
Even down 3-1 I don't think the Warriors are out of it, especially with game 5 and a potential game 7 at home, but in the NBA it is extremely rare for teams to blow 3-1 series leads, especially in the later playoff rounds. I can think of countless times baseball and hockey teams have came back in my lifetime but in the NBA it's wicked rare. I know the Celtics did it against the 76ers in the early Larry days, but that was 30+ years ago. I think the Lakers blew a 3-1 lead against the Suns when Kobe did that wicked lame celebration after hitting the game winner. Last year the Clippers did it against the Rockets I believe but that's really all I can remember in the last 10 or so years.
IMO when I think chokes, I mainly think MLB, NBA, NHL just because they play series in the playoffs. NFL teams have blown leads or big chances too, most notability my Patriots in Super Bowl XLII when they failed to go 19-0. However I just feel like in football and one game scenarios anything can happen. Where with a series format, the better team usually wins, so when upsets happen they are even more shocking. NFL will still be included, I just think instances of an NFL losing in the playoffs it's not as big of a choke as say blowing a 3-1 series lead. Also a lot of great chokes have happened in the final days of major golf tournaments as well but I don't follow golf and frankly couldn't give less of a shit about golf so those chokes won't be in the discussion.
Okay let's begin. In my sports fandom (about 15 years) many great teams have blown chances at championships and many teams have blown large series leads. IMO these are the worse chokes since 2000 in no particular order (unless noted) just off the top of my head
- Russell Wilson throws INT on 1 yard line in Super Bowl XLIV
- 2014-15 University of Kentucky basketball loses in the Final 4 when they were 38-0
- 2007 Patriots go 18-1 losing Super Bowl 42 to NY Giants
- 2011 Green Bay Packers go 15-1 lose first playoff game at home by 3 scores to 9-7 NY Giants
- 2011 Texas Rangers in the World Series
- 2002 San Francisco Giants in the World Series
- 2010-11 Miami Heat lose NBA Finals
- 2003-04 Los Angeles Lakers lose NBA Finals
- 2011 Boston Red Sox miss playoffs after up 11 games in September
- 2004 Yankees blow 3-0 series lead in the ALCS
- 2003 Chicago Cubs blow 3-1 series lead to Florida Marlins, lose game 6 in heart breaking fashion
- 2009-10 Boston Bruins, 2013-14 San Jose Sharks blow 3-0 series leads in Stanley Cup Playoffs
- 2001 Yankees lose World Series
- Boise St kicker that missed twice from inside 40 against Nevada to blow perfect season and chance at NC
- Billy Cundiff misses 31 yard field goal in 2011 AFC Championship game
So obviously there are tons of examples and I'm sure I forgot a ton, plus there is everything pre-2000. If we are looking at that list of solid chokes IMO these are the 5 worst should the Warriors blow it.
5. 2003 Chicago Cubs (blow 3-1 series lead in 2003 NLCS)
Blew 3-1 Series lead, games 6 and 7 at home with two aces pitching, blew 3-0 lead in the 8th inning of game 6. Should have won the 2003 National League Pennant. The fact that it wasn't a great team and weren't expected to win World Series going into the playoffs keeps it lower.
4. 2007 Patriots (lose Super Bowl 42, go 18-1)
Just knock the fucking ball out Rodney. It's big choke but IMO, more bad luck than anything, Patriots led 14-10 late in the 4th quarter. I blame the offense a lot more than I blame the defense.
3. 2011 Texas Rangers (Blow 3-2 World Series lead, multiple late inning leads in game 6, one strike away from World Series victory)
I feel like people forget this one because baseball's popularity among people my age is dying. The 2011 World Series was the best World Series I ever watched. As a fan of baseball it was amazing, game 6 is one of the favorite baseball games of all time just because of how crazy it was. After losing the 2010 World Series, the Texas Rangers were back and looked like they were going to close it out, leading 3-2 going back to St. Louis they blew multiple chance in game 6 to win the World Series. Despite everything in the bottom of the 9th they were just one strike away from a championship. Then David Freese happened. It sucks because I hate the Cardinals and really enjoyed these Rangers teams as a baseball fan but the Cardinals were a team of destiny in 2011, nothing was going to stop them.
2. 2015-16 Golden State Warriors (go 73-9, don't even make finals)
Should the Warriors not comeback, I think losing in the Western Conference Finals after breaking the single season wins record is the 2nd biggest choke of all time.
Yes the West is tough, yes Steph Curry is banged up, but this team is loaded. The Warriors broke records and shot the ball at an amazing rate in 2015-16. For most of the season they looked unstoppable. Until last night they hadn't lost back to back all year long. 39-2 at home. This team has been getting great praise, and rightfully so all season.
However if they don't even MAKE the Finals despite 73 wins IMO it's one of the biggest disappointments in sports history. It may unfair that in sports nowadays all the matters is championships but that's the way it is, and if this team doesn't even make it to the Finals IMO it has to be one the biggest chokes in the history of sports. I do not think they are dead yet though, although odds and stats would say the Thunder are going to the Finals, a lot can happen. The Warriors have 2 of the potential 3 games remaining at home, still have one of most talented rosters in the league, if anybody can comeback it is them.
1. 2004 New York Yankees (blow 3-0 series lead in ALCS)
Make no mistake about it, this is the worst choke/collapse/blow up in the history of sports. The Red Sox were dead, they lost game 3 19-8. They were losing in the 9th inning of game 4 against the greatest closer in baseball history. They had to win four straight, they had games 6 and 7 in New York, they were cursed, they were going up against the Evil Empire, they were the Red Sox going up against those damn Yankees.
Yet the Red Sox got hot, grinded out two extra inning wins, had Curt Schilling give a miraculous performance in game 6, then exploded for 10 runs in game 7. Yankees just win 1 game in 4 tries and none of this ever happens.
They don't, Red Sox win the pennant, win the World Series, end the curse. Go on to win two more World Series in the next decade. The Yankees who were a dynasty for nearly a decade going into the series were no more, despite winning a World Series in 2009 they have never been the same since. The fear is gone.
So if the Warriors don't comeback I think it is the 2nd worst choke in the last 15 years. Who knows where in all of history? I think a lot has to do win the how this series goes, if they lose game 5 at home or in a buzzer beater in game 7 I think history will be different. What do you think?
Sorry I didn't blog yesterday.
Song of the Day May 25th "Something To Believe In" by Young the Giant. Not their best work but I need to do songs that aren't wicked old. Young the Giant is still a solid group. Wow what a shitty blog.
Song of the Day is "40 Day Dream"" By Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. Just needed a song, I love this song. S/O to Hipster BBQ pandora for the help picking a song today.
Even NBA superstars can be basic bitches.
The If you know anything about me you know I'm not a Lebron fan at all. But this isn't to bash Lebron (okay maybe a little), it's to bash D-Wade. This is a piece from a longer article but basically D-Wade would show up late to dinners and only would entrust Lebron to order for him when he was running late.
… whenever he is running late to meet James at a group dinner, there is only one person whom the finicky Heat guard can entrust with culinary power of attorney. Even when Union is also waiting at the table. “My wife wouldn’t know what to order,” Wade says, “but Bron’s like, I got it.” Two years ago, at just such a dinner in New Orleans, Union could only watch, deeply confused, as James unilaterally picked seabass for a man who’d expressed a lifelong distaste for fish. “It’s what I wanted,” her husband would later explain, shrugging. “Bron got me on seabass.”
NOPE. This is not cool, no man can allow this.
No man can ever let this happen. Having another man order food (when out to dinner) for you is one of, if not the most emasculating thing that can be done to you. I rather show up and hour late and not get my food on time then have one of my buddies pick what I'm going to eat for the night. And I'm picky too like D-wade so I get it you don't want your wife ordering something you don't like, but no, this is a no bueno in my eyes. Either show up on time like an adult, or order when you get there. Under no circumstances is it okay to let one of your friends decide what you're gonna eat when you go out, especially without your say.
And of course Lebron would be okay with doing, any real friend, would not accept this role. Can't emasculate your boy like that. The fact that Lebron was okay with doing this shows you everything you need to know about Lebron.
I heard this song for the first time in forever the other and remembered how much I loved it when it came out in 02/03. The Seed 2.0 by The Roots so fucking catchy and groovy (bringing it back), it is honestly one of the best songs to come out during my lifetime. This song is everything, rap, r &b, soul, jazz, rock. My mom hates rap but I bet if I played this even she could tolerate it. The rapping/singing mix from verse to chorus is something I'm a big fan of. ?love kills the beat like most Roots songs but Cody ChestnuTT makes this track.
I'm pretty good with history especially music history (aka not real history) and despite this song not being a success chart wise I'd say it is one of the 10 best songs of 2003. I can remember seeing the music video on MTV2 in middle school as that was right around when MTV and MTV2 truly stopped playing music, this is one of the last music videos I can vividly remember watching on television. It's honestly one of my favorite songs of all time. I'd love to make a DOL top 50 songs of my lifetime list but it would be too hard and the most narcissistic thing I've ever done. Maybe one day I'll start listening to new music again but that is not today. Song of the Day for May 20th 2016 is The Seed 2.0 by the Roots feat. Cody ChestnuTT.
NFL win total over/unders just came out a great day for NFL fans and gamblers a like. I'm going to go through each one and say if I like the Over or Under, and base my confidence in each pick. Let's go!
(For those of you who don't know what the -130, EVEN, +120 numbers mean it's based off of a payouts. If a bet pays -130 it means you'd have to risk $130 to win $100. Even means how it sounds, $100 pays out $100 and +120 means betting $100 would pay out $120 in a win)
Let's work from the ground up:
Cleveland Browns: O/U 4.5 wins. Give me the OVER (-130). Browns will just beat this and go 5-11, maybe 6-10. I believe in RGIII (very stupid of me to say) to get them a handful of wins, and it's first year under new head coach Hue Jackson, I like him a lot, I can see the browns finding a way to win over 4 games. At -130 I think there is decent value here and give you a lot of wiggle room. Under 4.5 is just way too low for my liking.
Tennessee Titans: O/U 5.5 wins. I like Mariota a lot, I think this division is gonna be sneaky good. I think the Titans and Jags are both young, upcoming teams. I don't have a ton of confidence in this and is one I would not bet on. I'd take the OVER (-160). Just because I love Aloha Jesus and might move to Tennessee to teach (probably not) but on 3MP I said I like the Titans to shock the NFL and make noise in the AFC South so give me the over.
San Francisco 49ers: O/U 5.5 wins. I'll take the UNDER (-110). Who is their QB? Kap or Gabbert? Everybody on the team retired. It's crazy not that long ago this team was one of the best in the NFL but when you lose 40% of your roster and a great head coach you start to suck. I can't decide if I like Chip Kelly or not. I guess I hate him. The NFC West is a very good division at the top with the Cardinals and Seahawks. I could see the 49ers being one of the worst teams in the NFL.
San Diego Chargers: O/U 7 wins. I'll reluctantly take the UNDER (-135). I used to hate the Chargers during the LT days but I've grown to really like Phil Rivers. Just don't see this team finishing .500 or better. Push wouldn't shock me. Pretty confident this team will not go over 7 wins.
Philadelphia Eagles: O/U 7 wins. UNDER (-130). New coach, rookie QB. Philly sucks. Give me the under. Love the under.
New Orleans Saints: O/U 7 wins. OVER (+100). Saints aren't very good but I don't see Drew Brees even at his advanced age having 3 straight losing seasons. I could see this team finishing 8-8. Don't love this pick though, would have it towards the low end on my confidence meter. NFC South is a shitshow.
Miami Dolphins: O/U 7 wins. UNDER (-110). Defense is "good", Ryan Tannehill is not. LOVE the under. 5-11 or 6-10 sounds about right for Miami. Sorry Kyle.
Detroit Lions: O/U 7 wins. UNDER (+100) This is the most confident I've been in any of the listed over/unders yet. Calvin Johnson just retired, Matt Stafford was awful even with the best WR of my generation. Now that he doesn't have the safety blanket that is megatron I could see this team winning 3-5 games. What did the Lions start like 1-7 then some how finish with a respectable record? Don't trust this team to go .500 or better. I would be SHOCKED. I LOVE the under. I might even bet on that.
Washington Redskins: O/U 7.5 wins. UNDER (-110) This is where things get tough. Redskins looked awful last year then somehow went 9-7. NFC East was terrible, somebody had to win it and it was the Redskins. I actually like Kirk Cousins a lot but nobody has won the NFC East in back to back years since the Eagles won it four years in a row from 2001-2004. It I had to bet on it I'd go under just because the history shows the Skins will probably take a step back in 2016. This one is pretty hard to me and with both sides at -110 it looks like even Vegas doesn't know what to expect. I could see the Skins going 7-9 and having the under just hit. I'd stay away from this bet entirely.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: O/U 7.5 wins. UNDER (-110). Another one where Vegas is trying to cover it's ass by having the over and under both at -110. I like Jameis a lot. I think Tampa Bay could have a bright future but Tampa has finished in last place every year since 2011. They have a new head coach this year, Dirk Koetter, who in his previous coaching jobs was nothing special. This team was 5-5 at one point last year but finished 6-10. I just wouldn't put money on saying the Tampa Bay Bucs are gonna finish .500 or better. I'd say on scale of 1-10 I'm a 7.5 in confidence that they Bucs will win under 8 games.
Los Angeles Rams: O/U 7.5 wins. OVER (+120). In their first year back in LA, and with a new QB I think the Rams could surprise the whole NFL and finish with 8 or 9 wins. With Jeff Fisher as your coach you know the team is going to hover around .500 all year. Rams aren't the most talented bunch on offense but I like their defense a lot. Rookie QB Goff could become an LA star if this team hits the over. I feel like I've been taking too many favorites, I'll roll the dice and say the Rams finish 8-8. That is OVER 7.5 give me the over baby.
Jacksonville Jaguars: O/U 7.5 wins. (OVER -150). I feel like a sucker for loving the over so much but I really do think the Jags are a talented bunch, everybody is saying they won the draft, it was just announced today that their first pick Jalen Ramsey out of FSU is gonna be out for a while but as a die hard barstool fan, I've learned to love Blake Bortles. I think in a weak AFC the AFC South is going to be the most competitive division. I could see the Jaguars going 9-7. I like the over a lot, don't love it, but I like it a lot.
Chicago Bears: O/U 7.5 wins. (UNDER -110). I like the Bears as a team, big Cutler guy even though he sucks but I am not going to be blinded by my love for Big Cat to think this team is going to be good in 2016. Pound the under. I love the under. 6 or 7 wins sounds right on the dot for the monsters of the midway.
Atlanta Falcons: O/U 7.5 wins. (UNDER -110). What did the Falcons start out last year like 5-0? Then they finished 8-8. 3-8 to end the season. They stink. Matt Ryan is AWFUL. I lost a lot of money last season believing in him but he is ass, I swear he throws a pick in the red zone at least once a week. LOVE the under. 5-11 finish in hotlanta.
New York Jets: O/U 8 wins. (UNDER -130) Fuck the Jets. Last year was a fluke, this off season has been all about whether or not Fitzy will come back. Ivory is gone, Revis isn't the same, who is their QB? I fucking hate the Jets, they are a nothing franchise, I pity their fans. LOVE the under. 6-10 city.
New York Giants: O/U 8 wins. (UNDER +130) Everybody loves ODJ but this team is flawed everywhere else. Eli is getting old. No more Tom Coughlin. Give me the under. They could push but I'd be shocked if this team won over 8 games.
Buffalo Bills: O/U 8 wins. (OVER -110) Think they just go over at 9-7. Wouldn't touch this though, way more value in the under IMO but I could see Bills Mafia finding a way to finish a hair over .500. Under is a better play though. I'm stupid for saying over. Push is very likely too. I could see all 3 New York teams pushing. Wouldn't that be some shit. Vegas is Vegas for a reason, always remember that.
Oakland Raiders: O/U 8.5 wins. (OVER -110) Another bet I'll probably regret, I think this is the year the Raiders end their playoff drought. I could see a 10-6 finish in Oakland. I feel like a sucker saying over. If you're gonna bet these I'd stay away from this line.
Baltimore Ravens: O/U 8.5 wins. (UNDER -140) Flacco is coming off ACL surgery, this team is getting much, much older. Only way the over hits is 9-7. I'd be amazed if this team won 10+ especially being in the AFC North, a tough division. 6-8 wins feels about right here. P.S. I fucking hate this scumbag franchise.
Houston Texans: O/U 8.5 wins. (UNDER +105) I don't think Brock Osweiler is good. Can't believe the Texans threw him so much money. This team was exposed in the playoffs against the Chiefs as they got shut out at home 30-0. Osweiler is an improvement from Brian Hoyer but I think AFC South is gonna be tough this year. 7-8 wins in Houston this year as I think they disappoint expectations in 2016.
Denver Broncos: O/U 9 wins. (UNDER -110) Defending Super Bowl champs, still can't believe they won with their QB situation. Amazing defense but they lost a lot of key pieces this off season. I don't think Kubiak is a good coach. I hate this team, Von Miller single handedly won them a Super Bowl. I don't see Paxton Lynch being a good pro. Give me the Under.
Minnesota Vikings: O/U 9.5 wins. (UNDER +100) I think this team could they just go over at 10-6 but I like the even money of under value a lot more than over at -130. This IMO is one of the toughest picks b/c 9-7 sounds perfect for this team. I really like Teddy Bridgwater a lot, I think Zimmer is a good coach. Good young team. I just don't see them beating the Packers for the NFC North two years in a row. This is IMO one of the toughest bets on the entire card, I'd stay away completely.
Kansas City Chiefs: O/U 9.5 wins. (OVER -130) I love this team and the way it's built. I think they'll win the AFC West win 10 or 11 wins. It's a risky bet because they remind me a lot of the Vikings in the sense that I think they'll take a minor step back in 2016 and 9-7 sounds perfect for them, but KC is hot in sports right now. I hate the Royals but love the Chiefs, Andy Reid is awful in the playoffs but he'll get you there, I really like Alex Smith, Jamaal Charles, Travis Kielce, Maclin, Justin Houston, Hali, this team is loaded. I'm taking the over.
Indianapolis Colts: O/U 9.5 wins. (UNDER -140) Andrew Luck is coming back from injury, I just think the AFC South is gonna beat up on each other, I don't think the Colts roster is that good. Again 9-7 sounds perfect. Although 10-6, 11-5 wouldn't blow my mind. With the OVER paying +110 it's decent but not great value, I'd stay away from this completely.
Dallas Cowboys: O/U 9.5 wins. (OVER +100) Love that they have Zeke Elliot from OSU now, I think Romo bounces back and this team wins the NFC East at 11-5. Take the over. I'd say 6-10 confidence here.
Cincinnati Bengals: O/U 9.5 wins. (OVER -140) I was shocked this team won 12 games last year. They still have not won a playoff game under Marvin Lewis. They are very talented bunch, this one is tough. Gonna be a dogfight between them and the Steelers for the AFC North crown. I think Cincy just goes over with a 10-6 record. If you're looking for value stay away from this, the over at -140 is not worth it with this franchise.
Arizona Cardinals: O/U 9.5 wins. (OVER -160) At -160 the value isn't great but that's because it is extremely likely this team wins over 9 games. Last year the Cards went 13-3. Don't expect that this year but 11 wins seems plausible. I'd say 8-10 confidence this goes over. Can't believe it the o/u was put this low.
Seattle Seahawks: O/U 10.5 wins. (OVER -150) Last year Seattle battled a ton of injuries and went 10-6. Even with Marshawn Lynch I expect this team to win 11 or 12 games. Value isn't great at -150 for over 10.5 especially because 10-12 wins is right around where this team will finish. It's a tough call but I'll take the over but again this is a tough call. Under at +120 almost snakes me into wanting to take it.
Pittsburgh Steelers: O/U 10.5 wins. (UNDER -110) This all depends on the health of their roster. One of the most talented offenses in football but they have not been able to keep everybody on the field for the duration of a season and for the playoffs. I'm expecting the Big Ben, Antonio Brown or Bell will get hurt at some point. With both sides at -110 this is a true toss up. I'll take the under as I think they'll just miss the over and finish 10-6.
New England Patriots: O/U 10.5 wins. (OVER -150) Even if Brady is out the first 4 weeks I think they'll go 2-2 worst case scenario with Brady out. That means Brady has to go at least 9-3. Easy. This team has gone 12-4 in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. I expect the trend to continue. Since 2001 Patriots have won 11 games or more in 2001, 03, 04, 06, 07, 08, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15. They went 9-7 in 02, 10-6 in 05 and 10-6 in 09. Go with history folks, I LOVE the over here and I'm not just saying it because I'm a Patriots fan. This team will win at least 11 games that is a guarantee.
Green Bay Packers: O/U 10.5 wins. (OVER -165) Aaron Rodgers is the best QB in the NFL, Jordie Nelson will be back, this team will go at least 11-5. Don't like the value at -165, at this point in my life economically I don't think it is worth it to bet this for me, but if you got some serious cash and wanna bet $1650 to win $1000 that this team goes at least 11-5 be my guest.
Carolina Panthers: O/U 10.5 wins. (OVER -130) I think this team was the worst 15-1 team in NFL history. I was shocked they won that many games but they rolled until the Super Bowl. I expect them to take a step back because it's very hard to win that many games in two straight seasons but 11-5 to 13-3 range seems very possible with Kelvin Benjamin returning and this team being very hungry after an embarrassing Super Bowl performance. I like the over a lot.
Well that's what I think for the upcoming NFL season over/unders. That is today on May 19th, who knows what will happen before September with injuries and what have you but at this point this is what I would take. Here are my 5 best bets.
5. Eagles UNDER 7 wins
4. Giants UNDER 8 wins
3. Falcons UNDER 7.5 wins
2. Patriots OVER 10.5 wins
1. Cardinals OVER 9.5 wins
Today is Kevin Garnett's 40th birthday. What better way to celebrate the Big Ticket turning the big 4-0 than giving him some love on DOL?
When the Celtics traded for KG in 2007 it changed the culture of the team. They went from a 24 win team to NBA Champs in one season. The 07-08 Celtics were a ton a fun to watch. I loved when KG would goal tend after the whistle shots to get in the head of opponents. What sucks is the 08-09 Celtics were even better than the champs but when KG got hurt against the Jazz it ruined their championship hopes. The Celtics new Big 3 Run from 07-12 was awesome and created a lot of great memories for Celtics fans but none were better KG's on court interview right after winning the 2008 NBA Championship. That is this week's sports #tbt of the week.
ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!!!!!!!
P.S. There's been a lot of talk of whether or not KG's number should get retired by the Celtics. I think it's a no brainer, Celtics already have the most retired numbers in sports, whats one more? Even though it was only for 6 seasons, he was great for like 4.5 of them. Without him the Celtics still are looking for their first championship since 1986 and no Ray Allen does not deserve his number retired.
During the #ASKYO Q and A a Mets fan posed the question to YO, what is your favorite Pizza in NY? He came back with this:
Who the fuck isn't a pizza lover?
On the internet nowadays there is a lot of fake outrage and people complaining just to complain but seriously, not being a pizza lover is a sin. People can't agree on much, but there are two things online that are sacred that all people can agree on: everybody loves pizza and puppies. If you dislike either you are some sort of subspecies that I do not trust.
Now I get it YO is Cuban so he probably grew up eating garbage and may have not fully dove into US culture and food, but then again this dude drove a different car to spring training every day so I think he has assimilated into US over-indulgence culture.
No wonder why Yo went cold in the World Series. You can't count on a human that is not a pizza guy/pizza girl. Even the biggest health nuts love pizza. I haven't eaten pizza in four months and I honestly think about killing myself everyday, I'm losing weight so I can be healthy and maybe even get girls again, but at times I honestly think enjoying pizza is worth more to me than that. Pizza is everything.
That poses my question what are the biggest red flags a person can have? Honestly I think not liking pizza or puppies are 1 and 1A on that list. Tell me what you think? I think it could make a great future blog.