No, wait! I wanted the FUN seats!

July 21, 2011

Blog Guy, I’m a faithful reader of your blog and I’m hoping you can use your influence to get me tickets to the Copa America soccer matches now underway in Argentina.

Is there any chance you can get me in Paraguay’s section?

I guess I could pull a few strings. Let’s see, looks like I can put you in Peru’s section, in some really fine seats.

Er, Peru? I had really hoped to sit with Paraguay’s fans. Can you handle that?

Um, let’s see, I do have some pretty good seats left in Uruguay’s section. I think their fans are a lot of fun.

Uruguay, huh? No, I really, really am interested in Paraguay’s team.

I’ll see what I can do, but honestly I don’t know why you’d want to sit there.

I mean, I know there are a lot of hot models in that section, but they’re all wearing those flesh-colored rectangles my readers hate so much…

Just give me the tickets, Blog Guy. I’ll take my chances.

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Top left: Peruvian fan reacts after Uruguay’s second goal in their semi-final soccer match at the Copa America in La Plata, July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Top right: Uruguay fans await the start of their semi-final soccer match against Peru at the Copa America in La Plata, July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian

Left: Paraguayan model Javy poses with fans during the quarter-final soccer match against Brazil at the Copa America in La Plata, July 17, 2011.  REUTERS/Jorge Adorno

Bottom left: Paraguayan model Patty Orue poses with fans before the start of the quarter-final soccer match between Paraguay and Brazil at the Copa America in La Plata, July 17, 2011. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno

Bottom right: Paraguayan model Larissa Riquelme poses before the semi-final soccer match between Venezuela and Paraguay at the Copa America in Mendoza July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Henry Romero

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was that fun seats or fun bags you were after, BG?

keep us abreast of the ticket search

Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive

Not in bulk, no. They are custom-made for each model. I understand it’s quite a sought-after job.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Those are some really smart melons there.

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

If Paraguay don’t win the Copa America, they’ll probably still win the Coppa Doppia (double) Larissa!

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

Darn you MS Paint! Darn you straight to heck!

I must express my disappointment in a haiku;

Oh rectangle why?
The view is ruined by you.
Imagination!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

@Ifly: You stole my words. :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

Copa. Copa Casaba… (humming)

Posted by NWHiker | Report as abusive

Well, it’s quieter than vuvuzelas, but just as distracting.

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

Oh, my goodness….

Now, what country is that we’re talking about again?

And, can I retire to there? :)

Posted by skeres | Report as abusive

@Spin, oh yes I could imagine some kid going up to his/her mother all “Mommy, why don’t you have rectangles like the girls in the pictures?” lol

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Maybe it’s just my circular thinking….but wouldn’t circles rather than rectangles seem more appropriate for soccer fans?

Posted by onequartlow | Report as abusive

BG, are there any kids reading your blog?? I thought your blog was taken out of school curriculum’s what with my rule of “No learning, No teaching”…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

@ifly, @Spin, in response to your haikus.

Remove rectangles:
Just google Paraguay fan -
Larissa Riquelme!

And another one:

Salmon bars are back:
They spoil the view for many
but protect the kids!

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

Malteser is right
Google is way way better
For viewing cleavage. :)

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Google has a PLUS,
No, not the social network:
the better pictures!

But there’s a MINUS;
Unlike the Oddly Blog,
Google: NO COMMENT!

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

one word: kavorka, the lure of the a-nee-mal.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

Ah bah, all the boys get their eye-candy…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Dont they always, Spin?

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive