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[–]San Francisco GiantsSJ_Shark_Byte 4841 points4842 points  (126 children)

Guys if he coughs into the mask he will infect himself!!

[–]Los Angeles Dodgerscrisis_in_the_makin 1472 points1473 points  (75 children)

I read on the 5G Facebook page how people have been infecting themselves like that, even though they were never even positive! The mask produced it!

[–]Boston Red Soxtr0ub4d0r 621 points622 points  (30 children)

This is why I shouldn’t have gotten my mask from the Gates-Soros-Antifa Company. They were having a sale!!

[–]Tampa Bay RaysAprilTowers 238 points239 points  (15 children)

You socialist imbecile

[–]Boston Red Soxtr0ub4d0r 174 points175 points  (4 children)

Oh, come on, it came with a free microchip implant as long as I promised to fill out extra mail-in ballots. How could I say no?

[–]Tampa Bay RaysAprilTowers 32 points33 points  (1 child)

Nice try Bill Gates

Edit: obvious /s people

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    [–]Cleveland Indiansgruey 95 points96 points  (14 children)

    There's an actual conspiracy theory that says they injected people with deactivated Corona virus in the last flu shot and that wearing a mask builds up co2 that activates the virus which is how it really "spread".

    [–]BebopAndOrRocksteady 105 points106 points  (4 children)

    God damn they are on the cutting edge of innovation in stupidity

    [–]Houston AstrosHanSolosHammer 58 points59 points  (1 child)

    Ah I see you're friends with my uncle Brian too.

    [–]Toronto Blue Jaystoomanyrougneds 4 points5 points  (0 children)

    We all are.

    [–]itsculturehero 13 points14 points  (4 children)

    I know that you know this is insane bullshit, but it’s probably better if you just never type it yourself. Some people are really stupid and they still have internet.

    [–]Cleveland Indiansgruey 7 points8 points  (3 children)

    You mean like the guy who told me to Google "plandemic" to see the "truth" about covid, and every top result for it was debunking it point by point and examining how people could actually believe the ludicrous bs.

    [–]New York Yankeestgaccione 191 points192 points  (12 children)

    The mask blocks the coronavirus particles and causes them to build up inside the mask, making you sick.

    Unfortunately the mask isn't woven thick enough to stop coronavirus particles, however, so it doesn't protect you from it.

    It is also woven too thick so it doesn't let oxygen in and you can't breathe.

    Really the masks are an amazing piece of technology that defies all natural laws.

    [–]Seattle MarinersBirdSoHard 83 points84 points  (10 children)

    The mask blocks the coronavirus particles and causes them to build up inside the mask, making you sick.

    The most absurd thing about that belief is that even though you're already breathing viral particles into your mask you're somehow not yet infected

    [–]Chicago Cubskrumms25 41 points42 points  (4 children)

    Who are you, who are so wise in the ways of science?

    [–]WindlePoons92 41 points42 points  (3 children)

    If the Corona virus weighs the same as a duck, it's a witch?

    [–]Washington NationalsLourdes_Humongous 12 points13 points  (0 children)

    Would you rather fight a duck sized coronavirus or 100 coronavirus sized ducks?

    [–]New York YankeesHoraceBenbow 2 points3 points  (0 children)

    BURN HER!!!@!

    [–]PapaJustifyyy 21 points22 points  (0 children)

    Masks are like antennas for 5G towers to infect brave and free people with COVID, a virus that doesn’t exist and is a hoax but is also the China virus which came from a Chinese lab.

    [–]BongMcPuffin 39 points40 points  (0 children)

    I was at the laundromat, just minding my own business, when 5G just ran up on me and beat the shit out of me and stole all my pants... now I'm wearing a plastic trash bag for pants... thanks a lot 5G! This is all Obama's fault... for some reason... yeah...

    [–]Boston Red Soxtolandruth 25 points26 points  (1 child)

    Isn’t it the 5g towers that caused everything bad that has happened in 2020

    [–]Chicago CubsExatraz 10 points11 points  (0 children)

    IMO the 5g theories really are just y2k all over again. People are terrified and looking for something to blame so they pick the thing they know the least about.

    [–]St. Louis CardinalsSmellmyhand 52 points53 points  (1 child)

    Shut up, Louie Gohmert

    [–]Chicago CubsTchaik748 17 points18 points  (0 children)

    Who is going to send Geren his hydroxichloroquine when he gets sick?

    Note: I think I spelled it wrong but just another reason why non-medical professionals should be hawking shit like it

    [–]PainfulPeanutBlender 21 points22 points  (0 children)

    He needs his essential oxygen during a cough!

    [–]itssarahw 10 points11 points  (0 children)

    Gonna make his carbon monoxide levels go off the chart

    [–]Tampa Bay RaysIm_not_Mike_Brosseau 4735 points4736 points  (125 children)

    The season summed up in one gif

    [–]Purplebuzz 1999 points2000 points  (43 children)

    *the country.

    [–]Toronto Blue JaysWasV3 607 points608 points  (28 children)

    Nah, he put it over his nose after the cough

    [–]New York Highlandersnormsy 333 points334 points  (20 children)

    I'm supposed to put a mask over my mouth and nose? How the fuck will I breathe? I can't breathe through my eyelids like Fernando Valenzuela.

    [–]Chicago CubsTurboRuhland 89 points90 points  (7 children)

    Right eyelid is all jammed up.

    [–]Chicago CubsEli_Renfro 39 points40 points  (6 children)

    We're going to need a live rooster.

    [–]Chicago CubsTurboRuhland 22 points23 points  (4 children)

    We’re dealing with a lot of shit!

    [–]Chicago CubsDonald_W_Gately 6 points7 points  (1 child)

    I can get us a rainout.

    [–]niel89 7 points8 points  (0 children)

    Well, he fucks like he pitches - sorta all over the place.

    [–]Chicago White SoxJosephFinn 4 points5 points  (1 child)

    Well, candlesticks always make a nice gift.

    [–]Dudeinthesouth 18 points19 points  (0 children)

    The rose goes in the front big guy...

    [–]Baltimore OriolesNabreLabre 12 points13 points  (6 children)

    I can still breathe because I'm a lizard person

    [–]New York Highlandersnormsy 19 points20 points  (4 children)

    Judge: State your first name, your last name, and occupation.

    Lizardman: Lizardman, Lizardman, and uh Lizardman

    [–]Milwaukee Brewersdickdrizzle 10 points11 points  (2 children)

    You get that thing i sent ya?

    [–]Philadelphia Philliesg8z05 72 points73 points  (4 children)

    I went to get food at a little sandwich shop and the dude behind the counter who was clearly in charge of the other people there was pulling his mask down to talk every time he had to say something. I had a frozen dinner that day.

    [–]Baltimore OriolesNabreLabre 22 points23 points  (3 children)

    Ugh, I get people doing that in my store too, we can hear you just fine

    [–]redbeardbaron 20 points21 points  (2 children)

    I see this happening constantly and I just don’t understand it. The whole point is to block stuff coming out of your nose and mouth while you’re near other people or interacting with them. It isn’t like you have a ball gag in, I can hear you just fine through a thin piece of fabric.

    [–]Chicago Cubscthulhu_on_my_lawn 7 points8 points  (0 children)

    They're probably the same guys you see driving who never have their eyes on the road because they're having a conversation.

    [–]St. Louis CardinalsRb1138 59 points60 points  (7 children)

    I’m in banking and deal with loans. Had a guy pull his mask down to sneeze in his hand the other day at my desk. I made him wait in our lobby while I finished up the application with his daughter. Fucking idiots everywhere. I know sneezes aren’t exactly a symptom, but Jesus goddamn christ.

    [–]puggylol 43 points44 points  (1 child)

    Filling up a balloon with blood then throwing it at people isn't a symptom of aids.. But you still can get infected just the same.

    [–]New York YankeesBushidoBrowne 171 points172 points  (68 children)

    [–]Washington NationalsGazzarris 58 points59 points  (45 children)

    Isn’t Germany in the middle of anti-mask protests right now? This is a world problem.

    [–]New York YankeesMrMooga 205 points206 points  (12 children)

    Germany's numbers are way lower than ours, and their anti-mask protests didn't get the support of the President.

    [–]Docmcdonald 10 points11 points  (0 children)

    I raise you Brazil, where we match both of these points.

    [–]San Francisco GiantsBlackestNight21 9 points10 points  (0 children)

    Because their leader is a scientist not a failed real estate joke. Extra embarrassing for the country that he put his handbag designing daughter on the same council as this lady.

    [–]Los Angeles Dodgersnini1423 52 points53 points  (4 children)

    I don't think I remember what competent leadership looks like.

    [–]Los Angeles DodgersBplumz 23 points24 points  (2 children)

    Drink some hydroxcloroquine and you'll remember. Maybe die, but that's beside the point.

    [–]New York Yankeestgaccione 66 points67 points  (23 children)

    Their anti mask supporters are a small fraction of the population, whereas ours is close to half the fucking country including the dude whose job it is to deal with it. Add in people who are just simply selfish/don't care and you see why the US is completely unable to contain it.

    [–]San Francisco Giantsmvsr990 34 points35 points  (4 children)

    The numbers aren’t that bad on masks - a supermajority think they’re a good idea. 15% are forgetful and lazy and need to be pushed into wearing them, ala seatbelt laws. (Then 35% need to be pushed because they’re morons or assholes, ala seatbelt laws.)

    Even reopening early wasn’t actually popular. It was astroturfed by billionaires and the media (owned by... billionaires) happily amplified their message. Muddying the waters until people start to think “maybe these other people have a point” is a very effective strategy when you live in a capitalist dystopia where a relative handful of rich people can guide the conversation.

    [–]Qwertyforu 5 points6 points  (0 children)

    0% chance it's half. A loud small fraction is still not the majority.

    Problem is that even 10% of the population is a ton of people

    [–]Los Angeles Dodgersjca2u 27 points28 points  (0 children)

    I could totally see me doing this same brain fart. Like in the moment not wanting to cough on the mic so couching away. Obviously dumb but I could see why the brain went there

    [–]San Francisco Giantsaznsportsfan 2187 points2188 points  (68 children)

    If only he had some kind of protection to cough into

    [–]Chicago Cubsconnieallens 544 points545 points  (20 children)

    “Masks don’t work.” - dumb dumb brains

    [–]Boston Red Soxtr0ub4d0r 412 points413 points  (13 children)

    “Do you cover your face when you sneeze?”

    “Sure, why?”

    “Imagine just having that automatically done for you.”

    “Oh, neat, like some kind of—HEY EVERYONE, I FOUND ANTIFA!”

    [–]Oakland AthleticsWorthyness 67 points68 points  (10 children)

    Eww. Why would I want snot in my mask? I wear that on my face!

    [–]Toronto Blue JaysZmobieMrh 50 points51 points  (4 children)

    Just use your tongue, no one can see you being gross in 2020.

    [–]Detroit TigersMartin_Aynull 38 points39 points  (3 children)

    Dont be a degen, Darry

    [–]MrRandyBobandyLahey 18 points19 points  (2 children)

    Figure it out.

    [–]masterskier3 14 points15 points  (1 child)

    Wish you weren't so fucking awkward bud

    [–]Seattle Marinersdeanwashere 9 points10 points  (1 child)

    "Masks don't work and I'll prove it." takes off mask and coughs

    [–]Chicago White Soxjohnkomnenos 58 points59 points  (23 children)

    A lady where I work pulled down her mask to fucking sneeze right out into the open air. Like, what the fuck do you think the mask is fucking for, Shawna, you dumb cow?

    [–]San Francisco Giantsguyonthestandee 840 points841 points  (21 children)

    “one of the players should have stopped him” -rob manfred

    [–]Boston Red Soxpolyworfism 668 points669 points  (11 children)

    Joe Kelly suspended 5 more games

    [–]St. Louis Cardinalsshapu 166 points167 points  (8 children)

    The University of Missouri has vacated all wins in women's golf

    [–]Boston Red SoxTheSewallSyrum 78 points79 points  (7 children)

    Magic Johnson fined $50,000

    [–]FUnpopularopinions 5 points6 points  (0 children)

    Shave those sideburns!

    [–]Los Angeles Dodgersdanielibew952 45 points46 points  (1 child)

    If we police ourselves we get suspended.

    [–]Seattle Marinersalpengeist3 20 points21 points  (0 children)

    Better than a lot of other things that happen when the police police us.

    [–]Boston Red SoxShorzey 17 points18 points  (1 child)

    Theyre too busy going out to titty bars in florida

    Also, this sub: rob manfred should have been literally holding the mask against his face to ensure he coughs into it. Terrible commissioner

    [–]New York Yankeeswardmart 28 points29 points  (2 children)

    "It's Manfred's fault for not explicitly telling him not to be a moron "-This sub

    [–]LukaDoncicMothaFucka 14 points15 points  (1 child)

    What in the fuck is this? Are you implying that there is anything in this world that should not be blamed on Manferd?

    [–]Cleveland IndiansBuster_Hazelwood 1964 points1965 points  (211 children)

    I have done this twice since the mask mandate went into effect in my state. I felt like the dumbest motherfucker on the planet. Sometimes it’s just a reflex. And you learn from it.

    [–]Atlanta BravesIndianaGnomes 761 points762 points  (61 children)

    At the very least, even pre-pandemic, cough into your damn elbow.

    [–]Seattle MarinersBirdSoHard 364 points365 points  (30 children)

    I really am astounding how few people normally do that. Like wtf are you doing coughing into your hands or whatever???

    [–]Atlanta BravesIndianaGnomes 117 points118 points  (17 children)

    I remember even in school as a kid, they tried to teach you to use your elbow instead of your hands.

    But, I will admit I don't think I started instinctively coughing into my elbow until I had worked in food for a while. Wearing gloves kinda reminds you.

    [–]motorman91 56 points57 points  (11 children)

    I was a mechanic, been coughing into my elbow/shoulder for years. Greasy/oily hands/gloves teach you real fast not to touch your face, especially if you've got any kind of facial hair.

    Nothing like walking around all day with a poop streak looking thing in your beard because you covered/rubbed your face with your hand after working on a CV axle joint.

    [–]San Francisco Giantsfuzzyfuzz 21 points22 points  (9 children)

    Nothing better than coughing into your hand and then tasting antifreeze.

    [–]Seattle Marinersheyheythrowitaway 13 points14 points  (3 children)

    I still see people open mouth coughing...

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      [–]Texas RangersPM_ME_THEM_UPTOPS 22 points23 points  (18 children)

      Anyone else kinda feel dumb when you cough into your elbow with a mask on?

      [–]Seattle Marinersroaringcorgi 119 points120 points  (9 children)

      not at all, that's double protection right there

      [–]SurvivingFloridaMan 20 points21 points  (7 children)

      Wait they told me in sex ed double protection made it less effective. Well which one is it!?

      [–]Houston AstrosHanSolosHammer 44 points45 points  (3 children)

      The mask protects against coronavirus, the elbow deactivates the 5G.

      [–]Boston Red Soxxepa105 8 points9 points  (0 children)

      That's so dumb, if you have your elbow blocking your face, you won't be able to see ANTIFA sneak up on you to implant their Gates-Soros microchip up your dickhole.

      [–]Atkinator1 8 points9 points  (0 children)

      The difference between wearing 2 condoms and wearing one condom and using the pill.

      [–]New York Yankeesvoncornhole2 11 points12 points  (1 child)

      I don't trust the quality of my mask enough to fully contain that surge of air

      [–]Chicago CubsPraiseBeToScience 6 points7 points  (0 children)

      Well here's a video showing the effectiveness of various masks.


      And here's a bit more 'murica comical video of disposable facemask vs a spraycan of starter fluid into a propane torch.


      Tldr: most masks are a big improvement over none whereas Disposable and the sewn cloth masks are extremely effective.

      [–]tacosQ 67 points68 points  (26 children)

      I sneezed into my mask for the first time and I reflexively wanted to pull it down but I kept it on. It was unsettling and disgusting.

      [–]Colorado RockiesDrMaxwellSheppard 116 points117 points  (4 children)

      Its like when you jizz in your pants, but in your face

      [–]St. Louis Cardinalsthessnake03 26 points27 points  (1 child)

      And then I SNEEZED IN MY MASK sneezed in my mask

      [–]motorman91 16 points17 points  (0 children)

      I've never seen a more apt and hilarious description. Worse, I immediately knew it was accurate.

      [–]Chicago CubsEvadrepus 5 points6 points  (0 children)

      Totally understand. I had to keep telling myself in my head "LEAVE IT ON" but I was happy I trained myself. Just swapped it out for my spare mask I had in the car afterwards.

      [–]hogjowl 128 points129 points  (32 children)

      I have a co-worker who, when he wants to talk to you, leans in closer and pulls his mask down. The total opposite of what you're supposed to do.

      [–]St. Louis CardinalsVhadka 30 points31 points  (14 children)

      My wife and I went furniture shopping today for a new bed. We made an appointment at the furniture store, wore our masks, etc.

      The sales dude we were assigned wore a mask, but pulled it down to talk. Like what the fuck, do you think we can't hear you?

      [–]Kalsifur 26 points27 points  (13 children)

      People here are mocking those who don't say anything but it's hard to have the assertiveness to call them out on it. And now if you say anything as a woman especially you are a "karen".

      [–]Toronto Blue Jaystoomanyrougneds 16 points17 points  (7 children)

      In the past week "Karen" has gone from "calls the police on black people existing in public" to "is annoying" to "exists while being middle-aged" to "has the utter gall to openly disagree with a man".

      [–]Toronto Blue JaysMyerz99 49 points50 points  (4 children)

      Do you tell him not to?

      [–]aspreadabledip 81 points82 points  (1 child)

      no they post on reddit for karma

      [–]DigitalMindShadow 13 points14 points  (0 children)

      I mean, you can do both things.

      [–]Cleveland IndiansRfwill13 2 points3 points  (1 child)

      Mines been pulling his mask down to sneeze. I'm like the fuck

      [–]dyNASTYn00b 16 points17 points  (0 children)

      i work at a bar and alllll the time people lean in and pull down their masks to place an order lol. im like bro back up and keep that mask on what are you thinking !

      [–]Los Angeles DodgersMolestedMilkMan 35 points36 points  (0 children)

      Also the man was a catcher back in the day, you can’t tell me he isn’t use to moving his mask to cough or spit.

      [–]Boston Red SoxTheSewallSyrum 7 points8 points  (0 children)

      I did it once, just a force of habit. Live and learn.

      [–]JesseIsAGirlsName 144 points145 points  (38 children)

      Exactly. People are acting like we don't have these reflexes that may take some time to change. We go our entire lives doing one thing and then expect people to be flawless with a change that happened only a few months ago.

      [–]Seattle Marinerssoccerperson 95 points96 points  (28 children)

      he should still be coughing into his elbow...

      [–]Tooowaway 38 points39 points  (26 children)

      As he’s holding his mask with both hands. Again, it’s an adjustment and he looks like he wasn’t quite sure what to do. This shit is gonna take time to adapt to but in typical American fashion we will just mock each other instead of educating.

      [–]Toronto Blue Jayschestertoronto 2 points3 points  (1 child)

      Sadly I've done the opposite. I've sneezed twice into my mask. And yes I know it's a horrible habit and I'm trying to stop doing it. But I was walking to my car and I spit into my mask not realizing how I was wearing it.

      [–]Cleveland IndiansCBNDSGN 29 points30 points  (3 children)

      So pre-Covid you didn't cover your mouth when coughing? C'mon man

      [–]Chicago CubsStommped 20 points21 points  (1 child)

      I think that’s part of what happened here. He’s about to cough and instinctively he feels like he should do something. He’s used to moving his jersey to cough into or elbow or whatever. To feel a cough coming and just do nothing and cough into the mask felt unnatural and this was the end result.

      [–]Cleveland IndiansCBNDSGN 7 points8 points  (0 children)

      It's way better when you realize he covered the mic

      [–]Los Angeles DodgersClipdodgecharge 313 points314 points  (11 children)

      his A’s managerial stint in a gif

      [–]Oakland AthleticsBurtonOIlCanGuster 71 points72 points  (5 children)

      I still don’t know how he lasted 5 years.

      [–]Oakland Athleticsselsabacha 24 points25 points  (4 children)

      I think Geren had photos of something. He was the worst. This doesn’t surprise me at all.

      [–]Oakland Athleticstimeandeffortpsn 6 points7 points  (0 children)

      Or was a close personal friend of the GM. Fuck bobo.

      [–]Oakland Athleticsscottfarrar 8 points9 points  (1 child)

      Omg someone gets me

      [–]Oakland Athleticsgrimegeist 5 points6 points  (0 children)

      HAA! Yes. God. Trolling our 2011 contention like a bausss

      [–]Oakland Athleticsdstbl 6 points7 points  (0 children)

      Bob Geren... the Cream of Wheat of managers

      [–]California AngelsPurlpo 527 points528 points  (15 children)

      I wonder if this is going to make it to r/all from this sub or r/facepalm

      [–]¡Vamos Gigantes!kasutori_Jack 167 points168 points  (6 children)

      Probably r/facepalm tomorrow morning.

      [–]mathmuser 21 points22 points  (1 child)

      Yeah but he didnt even put his palm into his face to stop the spread.

      [–]Colorado Rockiesspartandog98 321 points322 points  (27 children)

      Bought an ice cream cone the other day. Forgot I had a mask on when I was walking out and slammed 2 scoops of mint chip into my mask. Pure misery.

      [–]Washington Nationalsno_mudbug 85 points86 points  (13 children)

      Was getting groceries and I was thirsty. Opened a water bottle and tried to drink with my mask on. 🤦‍♂️

      [–]Chicago Cubsbob_newhart_of_dixie 53 points54 points  (9 children)

      I was making chocolate muffins at work and when I finished I instinctively went to lick the spoon. I looked like I had smeared shit across my mask.

      Always, always, always bring a backup.

      [–]Boston Red Soxeatapenny 21 points22 points  (1 child)

      Always, always, always bring a backup.

      I learned this the hard way, by sneezing into my mask and having snot all over the inside of it for like 2 hours

      [–]bellapippin 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      Now I’m gonna be picturing everyone I come across having snot inside their masks that nobody knows of. It will be my little entertaining silent game

      [–]Texas RangersCodyDon2 17 points18 points  (3 children)

      When I first started wearing a mask, I spit into it as I got out the car cause I forgot it had it on.

      [–]New York Yankeespatricktheamerican 1274 points1275 points  (39 children)

      Let me use this opportunity to remind the front page that the Astros cheated

      [–]thenewfrost 484 points485 points  (15 children)

      Oh shit are we starting a Fuck the Astros hype train?

      Fuck the Astros.

      [–]New York YankeesFrostflame3 306 points307 points  (11 children)

      Fuck the Astros

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        [–]Los Angeles DodgersTheOrganicCircuit 57 points58 points  (1 child)

        [–]Washington Nationalsdamnatio_memoriae 15 points16 points  (0 children)

        lol wait i thought it was a piece of metal? that's clearly plastic.

        [–]St. Louis CardinalsScaldingHotSoup 56 points57 points  (0 children)

        Thank you for your service

        [–]Los Angeles Dodgerspuhahajk 30 points31 points  (0 children)


        [–]Los Angeles DodgersISOLDASNAKE 19 points20 points  (0 children)


        [–]HoustonAsterisks 99 points100 points  (2 children)

        Did someone summon me? The immortal reminder of their cursed season, fuck the Aster*sks

        [–]Los Angeles DodgersStatusReality4[S] 30 points31 points  (1 child)

        Lmao did you edit your comment just so the asterisk would show up? Love it.

        [–]HoustonAsterisks 13 points14 points  (0 children)

        No I had summons instead of summon, but now that you mention it

        [–]josefhate 19 points20 points  (1 child)

        Also remind baseball that joe Kelly made the stros his bitch.

        [–]halfcabin 12 points13 points  (0 children)

        Fuck the astros

        [–]Los Angeles DodgersEsleeezy 6 points7 points  (0 children)

        Doing gods work

        [–]Los Angeles DodgersBlackberryCheese 41 points42 points  (3 children)

        cheating, pathetic team full of douche bags + openly racist Gurriel.

        fuck the astros.

        [–]New York YankeesDJBoost 19 points20 points  (0 children)

        That’s a paddlin’

        [–]Los Angeles Dodgersgjoeyjoe 72 points73 points  (12 children)

        Unrelated but does anyone else forget they have their mask on and burp

        [–]Chicago Cubs27_8x10_CGP 27 points28 points  (1 child)

        It's horrible after I've downed a bottle of Pepsi. Feels like I'm snorting acid for a brief moment.

        [–]Cincinnati Redsc71score 39 points40 points  (2 children)

        Hidden treat after eating the right things.

        [–]Arizona Diamondbacksskoormit 5 points6 points  (0 children)

        Flavor saver.

        [–]CadKel07 6 points7 points  (1 child)

        I had an awful inside the mask post slim Jim burp the other day. 0/10. Would not recommend.

        [–]PhillyPhan95 16 points17 points  (9 children)

        I found myself having to do next level zen work to stop a sneeze in public once.

        I didn’t want all that snot/stuff on the inside of my mask while I had to keep wearing it and knew I would be scolded if I sneezed in person.

        [–]Arizona Diamondbacksskoormit 5 points6 points  (5 children)

        Pinch your earlobe between your index and middle fingers, AS HARD AS YOU CAN.
        You won't sneeze.

        [–]Los Angeles Dodgersbrandon_the_bald 442 points443 points  (16 children)

        What an idiot

        [–]San Francisco Giantssswannabe10 379 points380 points  (4 children)

        that just cost joe kelly 5 more games

        [–]Los Angeles DodgersJustSomeGoon 129 points130 points  (2 children)

        This joke is so stupid and I fuckin love it. Laugh every time.

        [–]Chicago White SoxNeat_On_The_Rocks 31 points32 points  (1 child)

        You can’t just laugh at a stupid joke, the punishment is joe kelly loses another 5 games

        [–]Calimancan 15 points16 points  (0 children)

        Joe Kelly loses 5 games? That’s gonna cost Joe Kelly another 5 games.

        [–]Chicago White SoxLonelySwinger 30 points31 points  (0 children)

        And this kids, is an example of what not to do

        [–]San Francisco Giantsmqduck 9 points10 points  (0 children)

        While I'm sure that the reality is that the man just had a brain fart while cameras were pointed at his face, I choose to interpret this as sign of the intellectual feebleness of all Dodgers.

        [–]hundreds_of_sparrows 14 points15 points  (4 children)

        I mean I doubt he did this on purpose. I often catch myself lowering my mask for things when I shouldn’t.

        But yeah if he did this on purpose he’s an idiot.

        [–]Los Angeles DodgersSchleprok 3 points4 points  (0 children)

        Lol as I saw it happen I thought to myself “well that was dumb.”

        Hopefully he just choked on his own saliva and didn’t feel a tickle

        [–]San Francisco Giantssswannabe10 24 points25 points  (0 children)

        c'mon bob...

        [–]Los Angeles Dodgersout_of_time 26 points27 points  (4 children)

        The cameras have cut to the Dodgers' dugout at least 5 times to show Dave Roberts take down his mask to talk to one of his other coaches. Every time I'm astonished...what the fuck is the point?

        [–]jcs1211 9 points10 points  (0 children)

        If he coughs and no one is around did he really cough

        [–]Los Angeles Dodgersneecho235 36 points37 points  (4 children)

        We're all gonna die.

        [–]Arizona Diamondbacksskoormit 10 points11 points  (0 children)


        [–]St. Louis Cardinalsj_abitante 12 points13 points  (1 child)

        Manfred's going to slap his wrist so fucking hard.

        [–]JesseIsAGirlsName 178 points179 points  (34 children)

        People are being way too harsh. We develop a lifetime of turning away when we cough, and pulling something like a microphone down as well. His natural instincts just momentarily got the better of him and he grabbed both the mic and his mask at the same time.

        People are still not used to wearing masks for hours at a time, especially wearing a headset. I guarantee a large portion of people ragging on him would have made the same mistake if they were in the same situation. Give the guy a break.

        [–]New York Metsmrmetstopheles 64 points65 points  (2 children)

        Bingo. He was trying to do the right thing by moving the mic away from his face to cough, and he was likely at least a little nervous while being interviewed.

        Wearing a mask everyday is unnatural for anyone who's not a surgeon. Most of us are out here just trying our best to follow the guidelines and be considerate of others.

        [–]Complete_Chance1 14 points15 points  (0 children)

        He was trying to do the right thing by moving the mic away from his face to cough

        Exactly. That's how you broadcast the virus out to the entire nation.

        [–]Los Angeles DodgersPSteak 44 points45 points  (3 children)

        That's the point, though. This season was doomed from the start. You can't bunch up a baseball team/staff and expect them to handle themselves perfectly and lose their habits unless there was going to be serious oversight in place, such as an official there to enforce the rules. You are correct we shouldn't be mad at Bob Geren personally. We should be mad at MLB.

        [–]raonbow 3 points4 points  (0 children)

        Agreed, this video clip is short and extremely easy to get enraged at without thinking, and it's not worth it. Save your pitchforks for people who not only aren't wearing a mask, but cough in people's faces. This is the internet hate machine picking out a new sacrifice and I hate the mass pile-on

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          [–]Los Angeles AngelsNoy_Telinu 41 points42 points  (0 children)


          [–]lil_Big_chillen 3 points4 points  (2 children)

          Have you coughed or sneezed in your mask? It feels like as if you sharted but still wear the same underwear. Let the dude cough, no one around.

          [–]WaffletheWookie 3 points4 points  (2 children)

          So? If he just coughs at the ground who cares?

          [–]Los Angeles DodgersGroundbreaking-Rip85 55 points56 points  (20 children)

          He deserves to get shit but this doesn't make him an "idiot"...just one of those mindless things we all could do without thinking about

          [–]San Diego PadresRashpootin 73 points74 points  (7 children)

          Who coughs into open space like that though? Cough into your elbow or shoulder.

          [–]Cincinnati RedsSergeiBobgodsky 7 points8 points  (1 child)

          He didn’t want to cough into the mic, that was probably the only thing going through his mind

          [–]Milwaukee Brewersphiggie 23 points24 points  (6 children)

          Makes you wonder what he thinks the mask is for...

          [–]Minnesota TwinsInspiration_Bear 25 points26 points  (1 child)

          I’m sure it’s just a reflex that he’s obviously not thinking through, like when you lock your keys in your car.