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STP's BLOG 06/26/13 "Bad Lyrics, Anthony"

I’ve commented on these lyrics in the past…but every time we play the Chili Peppers “Around The World”, I get annoyed.  I dig the song (the intro is one of my favorite musical intros), but the lyrics…mainly one part…drive me nuts.  Look, I don’t expect lyrical genius from Anthony Keidas, but you couldn’t come up with a better line than this?

I know I know for sure
Ding, dang, dong, dong, deng, deng, dong, dong, ding, dang.
I know I know it's you
Ding, dang, dong, dong, deng, deng, dong, dong, ding, dang.

 

 
I came across this star on the internet…and this cracks me up…I love the like minded nature of hockey fans!
 
 
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Remember back in the '90s when people thought Beanie Babies were a GOOD INVESTMENT?  Turns out they MIGHT not have been the great investment we thought. Buzzfeed.com compared the estimated value of Beanie Babies from the 1998 "Beanie Baby Handbook" price guide with the price those same dolls are pulling on eBay today, 15 years later.  Here are three prime examples. Stripes the Dark Tiger was worth $250 in 1998, and expected to be worth $1,000 by 2008.  You can get one for $9.95 on eBay. Seaweed the Otter was worth $7 in 1998, but expected to be worth $60 by 2008.  You can get one for $2.99 on eBay. Teddy the violet bear was worth $700 to $1,000 in 1998, and expected to be worth $4,000 to $5,000 today.  Believe it or not, it's rare enough that it's still selling for a good amount today, but not THAT much . . . $699 on eBay.

Based on the fact that Beanie Babies were not the good investment that many thought they would be…What did you buy thinking it would be worth something one day?  Did it go up in value? Here are the texts we got:
 
Discovery Zone stock. Lost every dime. Stupid!!!!
 
Pokemon cards! There are too many to catch now lol
 
Basketball cards had an early Shawn Kemp card worth 200 now worth a few bucks
 
Hey bj, i paid 10, 000 for my wedding and my wife went way down in value.
 
I bought stock in peanut butter now I'm a billionaire thanks STP Bill gates
 
My first job was at McDonalds in 1998. During the beanie baby craze McDonalds would release a new beanie baby every once in a while we had a line around the block for the entire week it was available.
 
My house I Bought it for 164,000 went up to 220,000 and $124,000 now ugh...... going down but hopefull it will go up
 
Aaron Hernandez rookie cards do you think theey are worth more today…waka waka huh steve!
 
My mom collects McDonald's happy meal toys from since I was born back in 1984 she hopes I gonna be worth something
 
My uncle bought dozens of He-Man action figures in the early 90s... spent hundreds of bucks! Now they are worth jack!
 
I collect Marilyn Monroe wine. They sell for 35 a bottle and release yearly. I have bottles worth over 500 now


Today's Video Blog is an Intern Challenge!  Our intern Cole has 60 seconds to find a random woman to arm wrestle him...will he do it?
 
 

 

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06/26/2013 8:40AM
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