1. It began because I needed a sentence for the Jose Altuve story. As you might know, Houston's second baseman Jose Altuve is all kinds of wonderful. He's 5-foot-6 (maybe), weighs 165 pounds (maybe), baseball scouts used to compare him to a fire hydrant, and he might just be the best player in the whole league this year. He does everything wonderfully -- runs, hits, fields -- and he does it joyously, and it occurred to me that it is impossible NOT to like Jose Altuve.
  2. And then I wondered ...
  3. I expected a bunch of silly answers ... and a couple of good ones I might be able to use in the Altuve story.
  4. Instead, some people took real guesses at stuff everyone likes ...
  5. And more people did ...
  6. And more ...
  7. And it turned into such a great thread that I signed up for Storify to share some of it ...
  8. This one is so fantastic. It's true. Those first few beats ...
  9. Of course ...
  10. There were a bunch of Tom Hanks responses and Linda's Sully suggestion was retweeted many times so I imagine Tom Hanks AS Sully in that movie is the "Everybody likes" combination of all time.
  11. Hard to argue with indoor plumbing ... might be the truest answer of them all.
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