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by Brontoburglar
Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: MLB Regular Season 2019
Replies: 255
Views: 1958

Re: MLB Regular Season 2019

the guy who led the league in SBs last year may be the fourth-fastest player on the team
by Brontoburglar
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NBA Playoffs Thread
Replies: 57
Views: 657

Re: 2019 NBA Playoffs Thread

Johnny Carwash wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:50 am
If he had missed that shot, without making any attempt to get closer, the takes today would melt the sun.
not sure about this at all. it's not a good shot, but it's a less bad shot in the scenario the Blazers were in because the game was tied and they were at home
by Brontoburglar
Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NBA Playoffs Thread
Replies: 57
Views: 657

Re: 2019 NBA Playoffs Thread

not gonna be surprised in the slightest if Donovan gets canned by the end of the week

you just shrug your shoulders losing to a shot like that. but when the shot like that comes after you pissed away a 15-point lead in the second half of the fourth quarter...
by Brontoburglar
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread
Replies: 508
Views: 6295

Re: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread

So we're just supposed to accept that guys who beat women get second (or third) chances, but players who peacefully protest get blackballed? I'm not calling you out, I'm just trying to get what you mean by "stop trying to be the morality police". If it's not up to the fans to police their teams and...
by Brontoburglar
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread
Replies: 508
Views: 6295

Re: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread

mister d wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:14 pm
This probably just gives them cover. "If they're going to trade for Clark, they can't just go cut Hill, can they?"
was one of the first things I said. if they're trading for Clark they're not cutting Hill.
by Brontoburglar
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread
Replies: 508
Views: 6295

Re: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread

why would they suddenly be leery of (alleged (the police report is very bad)) domestic violence now? They had to cut one major contributor late last year and have another key player with a history of domestic abuse? I'll grant they're not exactly the worst offenders in the league as far as coddling...
by Brontoburglar
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread
Replies: 508
Views: 6295

Re: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread

why would they suddenly be leery of (alleged (the police report is very bad)) domestic violence now?
by Brontoburglar
Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 1675
Views: 26769

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

occam's razor seems applicable here when wondering if someone(s) seeking to interfere with the US electoral process would or would not have utilized shared polling data
by Brontoburglar
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Champions League 2018-19
Replies: 194
Views: 3000

Re: Champions League 2018-19

I am still confused as to how a guy from Argentina is Caucasian. Why does this confuse you? because of the way that labels like Caucasian are typically applied -- and how simple-minded people who would have differing judgments based on looks/name/country of origin would use the typical labeling (li...
by Brontoburglar
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Champions League 2018-19
Replies: 194
Views: 3000

Re: Champions League 2018-19

I am still confused as to how a guy from Argentina is Caucasian.
by Brontoburglar
Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Champions League 2018-19
Replies: 194
Views: 3000

Re: Champions League 2018-19

Pruitt wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:39 pm
mister d wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:53 pm
If this were an American sport, he would retrospectively be deemed lazy because he didn't rush back, correct?
I don't think so... it was pretty close, and he did set up Sterling.

(And he's you know, Caucasian, so probably not.)
what
by Brontoburglar
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Champions League 2018-19
Replies: 194
Views: 3000

Re: Champions League 2018-19

mister d wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:19 pm
govmentchedda wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:15 pm
Good lord. Also, these unis are too much alike.
7 year old complaining about the same thing.
I don't know why Tottenham couldn't have worn white shirts, blue shorts and white socks
by Brontoburglar
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Friends
Replies: 32
Views: 250

Re: Friends

Friends is a terrible show
by Brontoburglar
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Champions League 2018-19
Replies: 194
Views: 3000

Re: Champions League 2018-19

The other tie is even at the half. Ajax got their away goal and Juve is now very nervous as one more away goal against might be too much. to come back from. Will probably go to extra time. That's the one I'm watching, but it's only available in Spanish (that I can find). Fortunately, we get a zilli...
by Brontoburglar
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Champions League 2018-19
Replies: 194
Views: 3000

Re: Champions League 2018-19

Baloney wrote:
Tue Apr 16, 2019 2:32 pm
Surprised UEFA allowed a Premier League game to be played at the same time as a Premier League game, don't usually allow that.
I'm guessing it's because it was impossible to avoid

(they had switched the order of the Man U-Barca tie because of the UEFA rules)
by Brontoburglar
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 1675
Views: 26769

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

that's good info! but this is also a democratic party that sure as hell ain't going to be doing that on april 12
by Brontoburglar
Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 1675
Views: 26769

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

Johnnie wrote:
Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:43 pm
It looks weak. They can literally demand anyone's taxes because of history and the Treasury Secretary said "nah."

Fuck that.
ok, so, what punishment is available?
by Brontoburglar
Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 1675
Views: 26769

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

echoing Brian, what punishment is Congress supposed to have ready on April 11?
by Brontoburglar
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 Masters
Replies: 107
Views: 995

Re: 2019 Masters

I wonder what study/evidence of better golf all these guys chewing gum/spitting chewing tobacco saw
by Brontoburglar
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Tech Support
Replies: 578
Views: 49849

Re: Tech Support

has anyone ever replaced an inverter board on a TV? the one on my parents' TV went out (Vizio) and I can get a part on eBay for <$100. I figure that's worth it to have a nice 55" TV on my patio if it's feasible for me to do myself.
by Brontoburglar
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-19 NBA Regular Season Thread
Replies: 381
Views: 8750

Re: 2018-19 NBA Regular Season Thread

I can't believe the Blazers screwed up their attempt to lose last night
by Brontoburglar
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Lawnmowers
Replies: 33
Views: 243

Re: Lawnmowers

assuming you're physically capable and have a "normal" yard, paying for a lawn service is the most overrated/overpriced home service you can have, no? ETA: gonna brainstorm on this for too long Some people might not want to spend an hour in the heat and humidity when they've already worked 60 hours...
by Brontoburglar
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Lawnmowers
Replies: 33
Views: 243

Re: Lawnmowers

assuming you're physically capable and have a "normal" yard, paying for a lawn service is the most overrated/overpriced home service you can have, no?

ETA: gonna brainstorm on this for too long
by Brontoburglar
Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NCAA Tournament Thread
Replies: 341
Views: 2753

Re: 2019 NCAA Tournament Thread

I understand the argument completely that if we have the technology, sports should use instant replay to get the calls right, and slowing it down to get it right should be used in the replay analysis. Having said that, I've heard arguments that replay officials should watch the angles, but only at ...
by Brontoburglar
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NCAA Tournament Thread
Replies: 341
Views: 2753

Re: 2019 NCAA Tournament Thread

I understand the argument completely that if we have the technology, sports should use instant replay to get the calls right, and slowing it down to get it right should be used in the replay analysis. Having said that, I've heard arguments that replay officials should watch the angles, but only at ...
by Brontoburglar
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread
Replies: 508
Views: 6295

Re: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread

absolutely
by Brontoburglar
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread
Replies: 508
Views: 6295

Re: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread

yeah, the contract is not going to turn out well for the Jets. easy to see them getting out before 2021 with $4M in dead money
by Brontoburglar
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread
Replies: 508
Views: 6295

Re: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread

on the steeler boards, who was the consensus choice of "if I had the choice of keeping one of Ben, Bell or Brown?" Easy. There are some Roethlisberger detractors by for the most part he's defended against everything. The interceptions? Probably bad routes or something by the All-Pro WRs. I kinda fi...
by Brontoburglar
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 1675
Views: 26769

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

duff wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:00 am
rass wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:47 am
Ah, mansplaining.

And what would we call what bronto did?
Being a pretentious asshat journalist.
I am elite
by Brontoburglar
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 1675
Views: 26769

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

I am blown away that otherwise intelligent people are simply pretending that Bill Barr is acting in good faith is a reasonable starting point for discussion. Theoretically, the system is supposed to work so that the A.G. is independent. Perhaps some are holding on to that belief. (you know TB is a ...
by Brontoburglar
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread
Replies: 508
Views: 6295

Re: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread

on the steeler boards, who was the consensus choice of "if I had the choice of keeping one of Ben, Bell or Brown?" Easy. There are some Roethlisberger detractors by for the most part he's defended against everything. The interceptions? Probably bad routes or something by the All-Pro WRs. I kinda fi...
by Brontoburglar
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Twitter
Replies: 756
Views: 44701

Re: Twitter

I am concerned for the health of that kid with the long hair
by Brontoburglar
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread
Replies: 508
Views: 6295

Re: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread

on the steeler boards, who was the consensus choice of "if I had the choice of keeping one of Ben, Bell or Brown?"
by Brontoburglar
Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread
Replies: 508
Views: 6295

Re: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread

Emmanuel Ogbah for Eric Murray is a very good deal for the Chiefs
by Brontoburglar
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NCAA Tournament Thread
Replies: 341
Views: 2753

Re: 2019 NCAA Tournament Thread

A_B wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:17 pm
Keldon and herro gone too

Also quickley will transfer.
I like Herro but he could use another year. Same with Keldon.
by Brontoburglar
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NCAA Tournament Thread
Replies: 341
Views: 2753

Re: 2019 NCAA Tournament Thread

To expand on my last post, Kentucky was 16-60 on 3s this tournament. That’s atrocious and the fact they came this close to the Final Four is a testament to how well they played defensively. It’s almost impossible to win in today’s era of basketball without even competent outside shooting. watching ...
by Brontoburglar
Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-19 NBA Regular Season Thread
Replies: 381
Views: 8750

Re: 2018-19 NBA Regular Season Thread

given that Porzingis' camp is the one that (allegedly) referred this to investigators because the woman was allegedly asking them for $68K as a settlement of sorts, this doesn't feel like a straightforward accusation in the slightest
by Brontoburglar
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: MLB Regular Season 2019
Replies: 255
Views: 1958

Re: MLB 2019: This Time It Counts

Is it possible that Sheffield is underrated? I realize the era he played in, but a career OPS of .907 and an OPS+ of 140 along with 250+ stolen bases
by Brontoburglar
Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: MLB Regular Season 2019
Replies: 255
Views: 1958

Re: MLB 2019: This Time It Counts

at least his warp would have been at 0