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All-Time Cyber Monday Moment: General Smitty Is Nearly Assassinated

I blogged this last year and I'm blogging it again because it's one of my favorite Barstool videos ever and deserves to be reposted annually. Tonight's Cyber Monday telethon has the potential to be an all-timer too with Nadu and Jerry's dunk tank respect off. (Tune in at 7 PM EST and shop the Barstool store for 20% all day). 

But let's take a trip down memory lane to Cyber Monday of 2018. Three years ago, the top sellers got to shoot co-workers of their choice with a paintball gun. We had the paint ball range set up and needed someone to test the paintball guns. Who else would do that except our old friend Office Manager Brett?

Well OMB shot the gun right through the "protector" and it almost killed Smitty. Thankfully, he's a general who's been to war before, but it did lead to him storming into the radio room and giving us two all time clips.

Here's some historic footage from the scene of the crime. 

My favorite moment from that clip is right after Smitty charged in and yelled at Dave, there was a moment we all looked at each other and had no idea how to respond. It's the most mad I had ever seen him. I was holding in my laughter until I saw how everyone else reacted. 

The only actual footage I can find of the shooting is in our year end review video from 2018. Go to 8 minutes and 36 seconds. 

Side note: What an incredible end of year sizzle if you watch the whole thing. Pound for pound gotta be one of the funniest, most jam-packed years in Barstool history. 

And the paintball saga is certainly one of the highlights. CBS chimed in on the moment earlier today. 

Tune in tonight for the possibility of another all-time moment.