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by sancarlos
Thu Oct 22, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Learn Something Random Every Day Thoughts
Replies: 3259
Views: 170714

Re: Learn Something Random Every Day Thoughts

Wife: I’ve got a headache. I don’t think im going to finish my dinner.
Me: Oh, that’s too bad. I can finish your glass of wine.
Wife: No. I said I have a headache. I didn’t say I’m delirious.
by sancarlos
Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Lyrics
Replies: 96
Views: 9318

Re: Random Lyrics

The music isn’t my thing but I like those lyrics!

I bet my daughter gives it all a thumbs up
by sancarlos
Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Politics
Replies: 4811
Views: 317641

Re: Random Politics

Hey, Chedda!
by sancarlos
Thu Oct 22, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 1773
Views: 17349

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

So Twitter is all aflutter about Trump releasing the video from the upcoming 60 minutes interview that he quit early. It appears the highlight is him saying he wants the Supreme Court to get rid of Obamacare before the election. When Lesley Stahl pressed him on patients with pre-existing conditions ...
by sancarlos
Thu Oct 22, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 1773
Views: 17349

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

Rex wrote:
Thu Oct 22, 2020 10:07 am
Why would anyone watch that when the NFC East is on?
Wouldn’t be surprised if football got higher ratings tonight.

Both in viewership and in quality of the action.
by sancarlos
Thu Oct 22, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 NHL Offseason Thread
Replies: 163
Views: 1295

Re: 2020 NHL Offseason Thread

You may already know this but that’s a teal play on the old Oakland Seals sweaters.

But, why any team needs a fourth sweater is beyond me. Just a way to wring more money out of the fans.
by sancarlos
Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 1773
Views: 17349

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

EnochRoot wrote:
Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:44 pm
Hey guys!

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Welcome back, Enoch.
by sancarlos
Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 1773
Views: 17349

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

My good friend, who was deputy legal counsel for our company used to joke that the first phrase everybody said upon entering his office was, "I'm not a lawyer, but...".
by sancarlos
Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Coronavirus - All Sports
Replies: 835
Views: 16741

Re: Coronavirus - All Sports

Santa Clara forcefully overrules state, won't reopen Levi's Stadium despite new guidelines On Tuesday, the California Health and Human Services agency provided guidelines for fans to attend in-person professional sporting events, which the county of Santa Clara quickly and forcefully shot down. The...
by sancarlos
Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The I need to buy a house thread
Replies: 773
Views: 21990

Re: The I need to buy a house thread

Congrats, Johnnie!

And, Brian, have you ever heard this song? It's about pulling up stakes and moving to Mexico. This is Joe Ely's version of the song, written by Guy Clark.
by sancarlos
Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 1773
Views: 17349

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

While we moved out of LA seven years ago, I fall back on this regarding Trump rallies in Huntington Beach and Beverly Hills. 1. Huntington Beach is in Orange County, sometimes called the Orange Curtain due to its more conservative leanings. It's not really LA at all. 2. Looking at some photos of th...
by sancarlos
Tue Oct 20, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Politics
Replies: 4811
Views: 317641

Re: Random Politics

Frank Amedia Warns That If Christians Don’t Vote, People Will Start Having Sex With Cows https://twitter.com/thetweetofgod/status/1318742436076638209?s=21 Frank Amedia, the tsunami-stopping and ant-reviving pastor who founded the POTUS Shield prayer effort to wage spiritual warfare on behalf of Pres...
by sancarlos
Tue Oct 20, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 MLB Season, Sponsored by Sprint
Replies: 470
Views: 7429

Re: 2020 MLB Season, Sponsored by Sprint

It’s turned into slo pitch softball now.
by sancarlos
Tue Oct 20, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 7
Replies: 57
Views: 500

Re: NFL Week 7

DSafetyGuy wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:53 am
Related to L-Jam's question: What if you removed Adam Gase and Gregg Williams from the Jets and replaced them with a league average head coach and defensive coordinator?
They'd be the Broncos?
by sancarlos
Tue Oct 20, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 NHL Offseason Thread
Replies: 163
Views: 1295

Re: 2020 NHL Offseason Thread

Having said all that, I think NBC's coverage is getting better. Trading out Milbury and Roenick for Patrick Sharp and Anson Carter was a step up.
by sancarlos
Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 NHL Offseason Thread
Replies: 163
Views: 1295

Re: 2020 NHL Offseason Thread

image.png I've heard Buck on some shows/podcasts and he's not nearly as unlikable now as he used to be. Coincidentally, I stumbled across and again watched that old Joe Buck talk show episode that featured Artie Lange, who as you recall, just destroyed Buck and the show. Still funny (for that reaso...
by sancarlos
Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random
Replies: 5936
Views: 298773

Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

I just received a text notice from the county that a mountain lion was sighted at an address that is 1.2 miles from my home. Yow.
by sancarlos
Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 1773
Views: 17349

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

mister d wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:08 pm
Brontoburglar wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:27 pm
this made me remember that I'm blocked on the tweeter by Schilling
Same.
Schilling hates auto racing?
by sancarlos
Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 6
Replies: 133
Views: 1237

Re: NFL Week 6

The NFC East is now 2-15-1 outside the division.

(And one of those wins was the shocking Dallas onside kick win over the Falcons.)
by sancarlos
Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 6
Replies: 133
Views: 1237

Re: NFL Week 6

Broncos dominate for 3 1/2 quarters. Then they say “fuck it let’s snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.”
by sancarlos
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Movies
Replies: 3128
Views: 221431

Re: Movies

FWIW im a big fan of both Inside Llewelyn Davis and Paper Moon.

I read an autobiography by folkie Dave Van Ronk some time ago. I understand it influenced the script of ILD.
by sancarlos
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Getting the spins
Replies: 2393
Views: 145351

Re: Getting the spins

DaveInSeattle wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:48 pm
Listening to the new Sturgill Simpson album, "Cutting Grass Vol 1". Bluegrass interpretations of his old songs. Its good.
I’ve been meaning to check that out. Cool to hear you liked it!
by sancarlos
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Replies: 581
Views: 6935

Re: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Its probably the weed talking, but getting melancholy thinking about Thornton moving on from the Sharks to the Leafs. I met him once, on a plane, and he was a really cool dude. Pretty much one of my two favorite athletes, ever.
by sancarlos
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Politics
Replies: 4811
Views: 317641

Re: Random Politics

He’s a semi-prominent right wing hack.
by sancarlos
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Replies: 581
Views: 6935

Re: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Thornton can still contribute a lot on the power play. Really going to be sad to see him in something other than a Sharks’ sweater. But I don’t begrudge his going for a Cup near his hometown. And, revisionist history aside, Marleau was decent for the Leafs, especially in his first season there. The ...
by sancarlos
Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread
Replies: 1211
Views: 20885

Re: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread

Helping 8 suicidal people get through it ok is pretty fucking great, man.
by sancarlos
Thu Oct 15, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread
Replies: 1211
Views: 20885

Re: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread

Algebra 3 is kicking my ass. But we muddled through and got 80 percent. Shoot I don’t remember this stuff at all. And I passed four semester of college calculus. You're getting your MBA, right? Jeez, I don't remember having to take that when I got mine (but that was 28 years ago.) It would kick my ...
by sancarlos
Thu Oct 15, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: ESPN 8: The Ocho
Replies: 53
Views: 4633

Re: ESPN 8: The Ocho

Yeah, when I was in junior high, we played backyard tackle football all the time with the neighbor kids. Nobody ever got hurt too bad.
by sancarlos
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 MLB Season, Sponsored by Sprint
Replies: 470
Views: 7429

Re: 2020 MLB Season, Sponsored by Sprint

brian wrote:
Thu Oct 15, 2020 10:32 am
Giff wrote:
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:48 am
brian wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:39 pm
Almost ashamed to admit the sporting event I've made on the most money on by far in-game betting. sancarlos would guess. Super Bowls LI and LIV are close.
Game 7 v Sharks last year?
Ha, yeah.
We both won!
by sancarlos
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread
Replies: 1211
Views: 20885

Re: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread

Man, AB, Thats tough about your wife and in-laws. Try to keep your chin up.

You too, TT. Good luck!

And, did I mention how glad I am to not have kids in elementary school right now?
by sancarlos
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: What?? Are you drinking?
Replies: 567
Views: 19550

Re: What?? Are you drinking?

Started with a Racer 5 (Bear Flag Brewing), then a cocktail my wife wanted (equal parts gin, dry vermouth and Bitter Bianco), then the remainder of last nights bottle of Pinot noir with dinner.
by sancarlos
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 1773
Views: 17349

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

psunate77 wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:53 pm
So Biden is having a downhill tomorrow and now trump is doing the slalom now after having gone downhill already.
Fixed it for you
by sancarlos
Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 1773
Views: 17349

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

mister d wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:32 pm
Nonlinear FC wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 4:36 pm
Enemy of my enemy is all I'll say.
But your enemy isn't Trump, its conservatives / the GOP.
All of the above. But, Trump is first and foremost. Cannot imagine the hellscape he'd create with a second term.
by sancarlos
Wed Oct 14, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 NHL Offseason Thread
Replies: 163
Views: 1295

Re: 2020 NHL Offseason Thread

by sancarlos
Wed Oct 14, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The I need to buy a house thread
Replies: 773
Views: 21990

Re: The I need to buy a house thread

In California, the rise isn't recent. It's been going on for 50 years. I scrapped together enough to buy a little condo 30 years ago. It was fucking hard. People said all the same things you guys are saying. Don't buy! It won't last! I've been riding the wave ever since. There is an acute housing sh...
by sancarlos
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The I need to buy a house thread
Replies: 773
Views: 21990

Re: The I need to buy a house thread

Yeah the "home ownership as the American Dream!" thing is such a fuckin' scam. I'm convinced it's a trick to get people stuck in places and take away their working leverage. Maybe where you live. The median California home price has more than doubled in the past ten years. ($320k to $706k). Nearly ...