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We follow Reds-associated Twitter accounts so you don't have to!

This is pretty much our reaction to Twitter this week, too.
This is pretty much our reaction to Twitter this week, too.
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When Unfunny Memes Get Worse

We all like a good laugh. As a matter of fact, that's reason half of us are on Twitter (snark notwithstanding, but we'll get to that later in the post). However, there are some accounts that simply try too hard. A perfect example of this is the dude/dudette/mineral that runs the @CatLatos account. For clarification, Mat Latos has a cat named Cat Latos; which is perfectly cutelarious by itself. @CatLatos, on the other hand, is a twitter account alleging to be the Cat and is not run, endorsed, or directly associated with anyone in the Latos family. Instead of tweeting about cat-like things like purposefully missing the litter box and staring at people while they sleep, @CatLatos has decided make the bulk of its Twitter correspondence about denigrating people who woo at the ballpark. If you can do this while simultaneously being funny, go for it. However, somewhere this week, someone confused hilarious with profoundly offensive. Seriously, whomever this guy is just needs to stop. As Jim Day would say, "it's not funny; it's never been funny."

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Wow. Really? RT @<a href="https://twitter.com/catlatos">catlatos</a>: @<a href="https://twitter.com/unkram">unkram</a> @<a href="https://twitter.com/i_sell_drywall">i_sell_drywall</a> Back to Kentucky with you, retard.</p>&mdash; Brandon Kraeling (@themusketeer) <a href="https://twitter.com/themusketeer/status/328603933440352257">April 28, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>It's ok to call people "retards" and pigeonhole people from Kentucky, but doing the woo is embarrassing &amp; idiotic? I think we're done here.</p>&mdash; Ashlee (@34mphTRex) <a href="https://twitter.com/34mphTRex/status/328608818483302400">April 28, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Yep. This just about sums it up perfectly.

And now for something completely different, a parody account that's actually funny:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I found a well-placed bunt allowed me time to beat a catcher to death with my bat while the fielders were distracted by gathering the ball.</p>&mdash; Old Hoss Radbourn (@OldHossRadbourn) <a href="https://twitter.com/OldHossRadbourn/status/329086830127497216">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>

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#TROLLOLOLOLOLOL

Our own btcoop71 has become the subject of column inches (inches, I tell you!) written by Paul Daugherty this week. Earlier this week, P-Doc decided it'd be a grand idea for the Bengals to sign Timothy Richard Tebow:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Jets release Tebow. Should the Bengals have any interest? I say yes.</p>&mdash; Paul Daugherty (@EnquirerDoc) <a href="https://twitter.com/EnquirerDoc/status/328845088195223555">April 29, 2013</a></blockquote>

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In response, btcoop retorted with a not entirely sophisticated response:

What in the actual (expletive) is wrong with you?

In reply:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-conversation="none"><p>@<a href="https://twitter.com/btcoop71">btcoop71</a> this isn't animal house, pal. Keep your F-bombs to yourself</p>&mdash; Paul Daugherty (@EnquirerDoc) <a href="https://twitter.com/EnquirerDoc/status/328873554798059520">April 29, 2013</a></blockquote>

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And a Tweet-war isn't finished until there are snarky subtweets!

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>The Morning Line, 4/30<a href="http://t.co/scHprSl2p7" title="http://cincinnati.com/blogs/daugherty/2013/04/30/the-morning-line-430-3/">cincinnati.com/blogs/daughert…</a> via @<a href="https://twitter.com/cincienquirer">cincienquirer</a> The Jason Collins non-debate and snarky Twitter. TML sez ck it out.</p>&mdash; Paul Daugherty (@EnquirerDoc) <a href="https://twitter.com/EnquirerDoc/status/329225569575247872">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Daugherty: Jay Bruce should focus on hitting, not Twitter <a href="http://t.co/9puwhOBtgB" title="http://cin.ci/10Xecxx">cin.ci/10Xecxx</a></p>&mdash; Paul Daugherty (@EnquirerDoc) <a href="https://twitter.com/EnquirerDoc/status/329937735160823808">May 2, 2013</a></blockquote>

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#MomentOfFayman

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>RT @<a href="https://twitter.com/jpumposu">jpumposu</a> gotta hear Keith Law's rant on Dusty on today's podcast//Saber guy doesn't like Dusty? I'm shocked.</p>&mdash; John Fay (@johnfayman) <a href="https://twitter.com/johnfayman/status/326869868332871680">April 24, 2013</a></blockquote>

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The Real Reason Why Joey Votto Is Not On Twitter

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23DamnShame">#DamnShame</a>: This is how it goes down after my teammate <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23JoeyVotto">#JoeyVotto</a> lets one go on the plane SMH!… <a href="http://t.co/fc13WDYyuU" title="http://instagram.com/p/Yqrkyenp4y/">instagram.com/p/Yqrkyenp4y/</a></p>&mdash; Brandon Phillips (@DatDudeBP) <a href="https://twitter.com/DatDudeBP/status/328660588903407616">April 29, 2013</a></blockquote>

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It's not a series in St. Louis without a quality BP troll:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23WellAlright">#WellAlright</a>... Glad some of y'all enjoyed my post game interview LOL! Yep, I was CLOWNIN' again! <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Pluckin">#Pluckin</a>' <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Lunchables">#Lunchables</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Buttholes">#Buttholes</a> 😜</p>&mdash; Brandon Phillips (@DatDudeBP) <a href="https://twitter.com/DatDudeBP/status/329120079327395840">April 30, 2013</a></blockquote>

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#HATMANIA

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Thanks to aroldis for givin us these sick hats<a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23cubanmissile">#cubanmissile</a> @<a href="https://twitter.com/drob104">drob104</a> hanny n cesar. We <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23gohard">#gohard</a>. <a href="http://t.co/iCGNJedRxI" title="http://twitter.com/FlavaFraz21/status/327513630809665536/photo/1">twitter.com/FlavaFraz21/st…</a></p>&mdash; Todd Frazier (@FlavaFraz21) <a href="https://twitter.com/FlavaFraz21/status/327513630809665536">April 25, 2013</a></blockquote>

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#NotTheGreatRoadMachine

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I’ll have to double-check the official stats to confirm, but I think the Reds play so far this series can be classified as: “Not so great”.</p>&mdash; Weathered Fan (@WeatheredFan) <a href="https://twitter.com/WeatheredFan/status/328216185499942914">April 27, 2013</a></blockquote>

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#FARR(insert)

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Fire the hitting coach. RT @<a href="https://twitter.com/magelb">magelb</a>: The National League batted .247/.313/.391 during the month of April.</p>&mdash; Zachary Levine (@zacharylevine) <a href="https://twitter.com/zacharylevine/status/329662984072863746">May 1, 2013</a></blockquote>

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C.Trent, a man of the people:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>if one more person asks 'any news' on cueto… yeah, there's news, i'm just hoarding it</p>&mdash; ctrent (@ctrent) <a href="https://twitter.com/ctrent/status/328616407040405504">April 28, 2013</a></blockquote>

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A Country Boy Can Surviiiiiiive . . . just not on Twitter.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>My ex teammate @<a href="https://twitter.com/jasonlarue23">jasonlarue23</a> is now on twitter. Give that country boy a follow!</p>&mdash; Aaron Boone (@AaronBoone_ESPN) <a href="https://twitter.com/AaronBoone_ESPN/status/326088255558791169">April 21, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Ok reverse that @<a href="https://twitter.com/jasonlarue23">jasonlarue23</a> is not Jason Larue after all. Stop following him.</p>&mdash; Sean Casey (@TheMayorsOffice) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheMayorsOffice/status/326154577768488960">April 22, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>@<a href="https://twitter.com/jasonlarue23">jasonlarue23</a> we just spoke to the real Jason LaRue and you aren't him. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23getalife">#getalife</a></p>&mdash; Aaron Boone (@AaronBoone_ESPN) <a href="https://twitter.com/AaronBoone_ESPN/status/326156114460827649">April 22, 2013</a></blockquote>

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#NeverGoingBackAgain

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Fired up to hear Fleetwood Mac at Consol in the burgh! Stevie nicks coming for u @<a href="https://twitter.com/aaronboone_espn">aaronboone_espn</a>!! <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%2399springtraining">#99springtraining</a></p>&mdash; Sean Casey (@TheMayorsOffice) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheMayorsOffice/status/327940495856762880">April 27, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Our Mantra:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>@<a href="https://twitter.com/redretweeter">redretweeter</a> this is silly. You're essentially bragging that you read twitter and he doesn't. He'd know if Reds made an announcement.</p>&mdash; Joel Luckhaupt (@jluckhaupt) <a href="https://twitter.com/jluckhaupt/status/328591547559968768">April 28, 2013</a></blockquote>

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