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5 most discussed stories: Rays lose ALDS, synthetic marijuana selling in Tampa Bay



Here is my weekly look at which stories generated the most dicussion on Hot topics included the Tampa Bay Rays loss in Game 5 of the ALDS and a story about the growing use of synthetic marijuana in Tampa Bay. See the stories and the top-rated comment from the discussion:

rays.jpg1. Starting Kelly Shoppach was biggest slipup for Tampa Bay Rays

"I know Im going to get a thumbs down for this, but I had no hate toward Maddon all year since we did win our division. However, I changed my mind at 6:30 this morning when I heard that Shoppach was in the lineup." ~ PJ247

2. For Tampa Bay Rays fans, a painful goodbye leaves so much in doubt

"A big letdown, and don't blame the Trop for these 3 home lost games." ~ Lanienus

3. Synthetic marijuana is strong, accessible — and legal

"The war on marijuana users is a complete failure and a tragedy. Marijuana is nontoxic and has vast medicinal applications but it is also the SAFEST of all drugs, even SAFER than many common foods. " ~ Jsknow

4. No sign Kendrick Meek or Charlie Crist will drop out, but chatter builds

"I am so confused at how Republicans work. " ~ taylrhill

5. Man accused of killing girlfriend in Pasco says he did it and he's glad

Women, if he ever abuses you he will do it again. Get away from him and stay away." ~ luvstpete

Lots of talk about baseball, politics and pot. Sound about right to you? Which stories should readers have been discussing/debating this past week? Mak sure you're registered to comment -- and rate comments -- then join the discussion.

[Last modified: Saturday, October 16, 2010 5:25pm]


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