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by sancarlos
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 3 - The Dawn of the Daniel Jones Era
Replies: 13
Views: 278

Re: NFL Week 3 - The Dawn of the Daniel Jones Era

HaulCitgo wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:51 am
They could spread and attack quick, screens and such but they try to go smashmouth and see if the D can't carry them a while.
This sounds a bit like a review of a porn film.
by sancarlos
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Netflix Suggestions?
Replies: 741
Views: 29803

Re: Netflix Suggestions?

I will murder you non Keaton fans. (Although Paul Rudd is an upgrade from pretty much anyone) I like Keaton, that movie just turned campy and lame. I assume you mean Multiplicity , which does sound awfully similar. I like Keaton and I actually enjoyed that movie (and the wife loved it.) But, yes, P...
by sancarlos
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: MLB Regular Season 2019
Replies: 652
Views: 9287

Re: MLB Regular Season 2019

Isn't the obvious answer to all these home runs that almost no one seems to point out is that players these days, especially the younger ones, just benefit from modern nutrition and weight training more than players even 10 or 20 years ago? It's a lot easier for players to be lean, but strong and g...
by sancarlos
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Getting the spins
Replies: 2027
Views: 92544

Re: Getting the spins

Good for him, frankly. I know you and I differ on this (and this is not meant to be as condescending as it sounds) but I don't want to hear an artist make the same record over and over again. At a certain point, I want to hear them take some risks. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't, but I re...
by sancarlos
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Investment advice
Replies: 82
Views: 3733

Re: Investment advice

Very definitely interested in rotating out of my way overweight stock portfolio with mostly large cap type mutual funds. Bought a lot of this stuff in the early 00s through recession. Obviously lots and lots of green with most everything up over 100% Question... is there anyway to change at least s...
by sancarlos
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Swamp Fantasy Hockey 2019-2020
Replies: 4
Views: 42

Swamp Fantasy Hockey 2019-2020

So, I'm about ready to fire up the Swamp Fantasy Hockey league for another season. Congrats to Ryan for winning last season. The league will automatically renew each team as soon as I throw the switch, so be on the lookout for an email about that. If you didn't play last year and want to join in, pl...
by sancarlos
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 2672
Views: 47055

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

Johnnie wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:03 pm
Well, I didn't get to do any rent-a-crowd stuff, but I did get to help load his limos and such. That was cool and a break from my norm.
I hope you took the opportunity to stick a fish in his luggage.
by sancarlos
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: (The End of) Journalism Thread
Replies: 434
Views: 27145

Re: (The End of) Journalism Thread

by sancarlos
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 2672
Views: 47055

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

Rush2112 wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:56 am
Johnnie wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:52 am
His wife is still in and they moved to Colorado though.
I am so glad I don't live in or around Colorado Springs.
I agree. Worst decent-sized place in the state
by sancarlos
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread
Replies: 1513
Views: 83387

Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

John Ralston He won two Rose Bowls while head coach at Stanford. But, to me, his legacy is turning around the Denver Broncos in the early 1970s. The Broncos were the sad sacks of pro football in the 60s and never had a winning record until Ralston came aboard and quickly turned them around. But, wh...
by sancarlos
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 2672
Views: 47055

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

Some members of my extended family are big fans it turns out I learned this weekend. Going home never fails to enlighten. I remember a fairly long discussion about our respective families well into the evening the last time we socialized on Fremont Street. Sorry, man. Yeah, unfortunately, I think m...
by sancarlos
Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Return of the Far Side
Replies: 6
Views: 118

Re: Return of the Far Side

It isn't just that he is a Trumper. Scott Adams is also otherwise creepy, as noted here. And, here. And, I think there were other, more detailed articles as well.
by sancarlos
Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Getting the spins
Replies: 2027
Views: 92544

Re: Getting the spins

DaveInSeattle wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:13 pm
Sturgill Simpson is going in a WHOLE new direction...

I love Sturgill, but he is doing his damnedest to alienate a good chunk of his fans. That sounds like late-era ELO mixed with some synth new wave stuff.
by sancarlos
Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread
Replies: 824
Views: 33293

Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

"celebrated his love of explosives", may be the best teacher comment ever.
by sancarlos
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The 2019 NHL Offseason
Replies: 245
Views: 3124

Re: The 2019 NHL Offseason

Maybe I'm overly naive or optimistic, but I think the players and owners finally realize they have a framework that is largely working. Revenues and salaries are up, not as many teams are bleeding money. My guess would be both sides are thinking they can hopefully iron out the differences regarding...
by sancarlos
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Poll: What do you do with soap?
Replies: 25
Views: 177

Re: Poll: What do you do with soap?

I prefer a bar of soap to liquid stuff. Lots easier to use. I also like to meld it to the next bar, although I have to get at it before my wife throws the sliver away.
by sancarlos
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread
Replies: 1513
Views: 83387

Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Surprisingly old. The Cars’ first album is awesome, start to finish.
by sancarlos
Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 2
Replies: 91
Views: 979

Re: NFL Week 2

49ers looking like the 1980s 49ers today.

Bengals looking... bad.
by sancarlos
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 2
Replies: 91
Views: 979

Re: NFL Week 2

EnochRoot wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:25 am
So Gronkowski’s a special kind of idiot, huh.
That's the kind of clear thinking that results from having 20 concussions.
by sancarlos
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Animated GIF Thread (NSFW)
Replies: 458
Views: 50840

Re: The Animated GIF Thread (NSFW)

Where's the duplicate post police? DSG under arrest.
by sancarlos
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 College Football Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 617

Re: 2019 College Football Thread

Are the Terps real or just have not played anybody good? Locksley is obviously a good coach but not sure they are a top 25 team. I watched a lot of their game today against Temple. I think Maryland has a good defense, but their offense looked really bad. Special teams kept giving them great field p...
by sancarlos
Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Animated GIF Thread (NSFW)
Replies: 458
Views: 50840

Re: The Animated GIF Thread (NSFW)

by sancarlos
Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The 2019 NHL Offseason
Replies: 245
Views: 3124

Re: The 2019 NHL Offseason

I agree.
by sancarlos
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, Season 36 September '19
Replies: 65
Views: 423

Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, Season 36 September '19



Now back to your regularly scheduled programming.
by sancarlos
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Godless III - Completing The Trinity
Replies: 2057
Views: 111377

Re: Godless III - Completing The Trinity

This kind of shit just pisses me off. West Virginia is a poor state and this guy lived like a royal prince off his people’s back.
by sancarlos
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The 2019 NHL Offseason
Replies: 245
Views: 3124

Re: The 2019 NHL Offseason

by sancarlos
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 College Football Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 617

Re: 2019 College Football Thread

So, Wake Forest plays North Carolina tonight. Both are members of the ACC. But, the game does not count as a league game in league standings. Huh?
by sancarlos
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random
Replies: 5457
Views: 188914

Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

DaveInSeattle wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:23 pm
What a shit show...
No kidding. Your ex seems to never want to let you out of her life.
by sancarlos
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Daniel Johnston
Replies: 7
Views: 144

Re: Daniel Johnston

Yeah, I was going to mention his mental issues. I first heard of him when Wilco covered True love will find you in the end, back in the 90s.
by sancarlos
Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 2672
Views: 47055

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

I always think of that when I watch that movie and assume the bullshit real estate is in NM (it is not) but Rio Rancho is a very real upscale-ish part of ABQ It was basically a backwater until Intel put a plant there in the 80s, it's (for the most part) not in Bernalillo Co (ABQ) so they are really...
by sancarlos
Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 2672
Views: 47055

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

Wait, that is a real place and not the shit ass real estate they were selling in Glengarry Glen Ross? It is both. I showed that film to my parents and froze it when the name Rio Rancho was shown on screen. Lots of New Yorkers got scammed on their purchases of Rio Rancho property. The film may have ...
by sancarlos
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 2672
Views: 47055

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

Fun fact: my (Republican) parents live in Rio Rancho.
by sancarlos
Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Movies
Replies: 2483
Views: 118796

Re: Movies

I couldn;t imagine making it through 5 minutes of the Queen movie. The fact is that they sucked so badly. So, your problem with the film is your dislike of Queen. To be clear, my dislike of the Rocketman film has nothing to do with Elton John. I just thought it was a gross disservice to his songs t...
by sancarlos
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: What?? Are you drinking?
Replies: 200
Views: 11441

Re: What?? Are you drinking?

HaulCitgo wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:45 pm
White girls got the most ass in South Carolina. Wicked weed got me staring.
Man I’m glad you are on the swamp citgo. My wife just asked me why I was laughing.

And, drinking Manhattans in an airport bar makes a long layover go faster.
by sancarlos
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: MLB Regular Season 2019
Replies: 652
Views: 9287

Re: MLB Regular Season 2019

Giff wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:55 pm
If he wins Cy Young and another WS, I can see it.
I wonder if he lost a few first ballot votes over that dust up with the writer.
by sancarlos
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Movies
Replies: 2483
Views: 118796

Re: Movies

Rocketman blows Bohemian Rhapsody out of the water as far as biopics go. I could not disagree more. Just watched it as I flew cross-country on first leg to Europe. Rocketman blows goats. Rock and Roll for people who’d really rather listen to Broadway show tunes. Also saw Late Night. Mindy Kaling is...
by sancarlos
Sun Sep 01, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 College Football Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 617

Re: 2019 College Football Thread

Pretty good Saturday for the Mountain West conference. Won games against the SEC, Big 10, ACC, and Pac 12. (Missouri, Purdue, Florida State and Arizona.)
by sancarlos
Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 College Football Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 617

Re: 2019 College Football Thread

Dammit. It now appears that Colorado State will not go undefeated this season.
by sancarlos
Fri Aug 30, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: MLB Regular Season 2019
Replies: 652
Views: 9287

Re: MLB Regular Season 2019

If this is a trainer just handing shit out, go after them. But if this is someone who is buying for the group, be it a clubbie or another pitcher or something, ruining them is bullshit. I agree with that. I remember when Billy Martin's widow went after his drinking buddy for all he was worth when M...