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by DSafetyGuy
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NBA Playoffs Thread
Replies: 57
Views: 657

Re: 2019 NBA Playoffs Thread



by DSafetyGuy
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Depression is awful, awful, awful....
Replies: 186
Views: 8533

Re: Depression is awful, awful, awful....

Tomorrow. I was able to find someone to start the process of sorting through all this tomorrow. Beat the other places I called who were all "six weeks before an appt". Even if this guy sucks, at least I am not doing nothing while waiting. Thanks for the words, all. Can I make the suggestion that yo...
by DSafetyGuy
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NBA Playoffs Thread
Replies: 57
Views: 657

Re: 2019 NBA Playoffs Thread

His length is simply staggering. On Giannis's blocks last night, Ish Smith did what a smaller player is supposed to do - drive to be under the basket to use the rim to shield off the defender and looped his shooting arm to the outside for even more room to get his shot off - and it was all for naugh...
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NHL Playoffs
Replies: 153
Views: 1314

Re: 2019 NHL Playoffs

Sets up Yzerman to become an even greater Red Wings legend and Holland to become even more reviled by the fan base. The young stars are really developing and Yzerman's return comes when the team is expected to start climbing back toward relevance (the defense is a dumpster fire and goalie plan befor...
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Depression is awful, awful, awful....
Replies: 186
Views: 8533

Re: Depression is awful, awful, awful....

TB, please get some help. Whatever you feel/need will help.

You do not have to shoulder the burden on your own.
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NHL Playoffs
Replies: 153
Views: 1314

Re: 2019 NHL Playoffs

This is sooooooo embarrassing ... https://twitter.com/tblightning/status/1118332281825968128?s=21 Might have been the last straw for Yzerman? It had been rumored he was leaving for a couple months, so I don't think it's related to this: https://twitter.com/GMillerTSN/status/1119182088761221120?ref_...
by DSafetyGuy
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random
Replies: 5035
Views: 175574

Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

I understand the why, but it is just staggering to my brain how few dishes get used when my wife and kids are not home for a few days. Ran/emptied the dishwasher after they left Sunday morning and in over 48 hours, it's gotten about 14% full. It's also weird how many strange noises I hear in our em...
by DSafetyGuy
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random
Replies: 5035
Views: 175574

Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

I understand the why, but it is just staggering to my brain how few dishes get used when my wife and kids are not home for a few days. Ran/emptied the dishwasher after they left Sunday morning and in over 48 hours, it's gotten about 14% full. It's also weird how many strange noises I hear in our emp...
by DSafetyGuy
Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Jeeves Didn't Watch The Wire - Headed to Baltimore
Replies: 66
Views: 816

Re: Jeeves Didn't Watch The Wire - Headed to Baltimore

So, I'm the asshole that started reading this thread, getting excited for a meet-up, and realizing it was started in 2016. How did I completely miss this thread when it came out?? I don't know that you missed it as I don't think it came together. Did meet bfj for lunch. You did well - Bfj is the be...
by DSafetyGuy
Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Gunpowder's Gold Star Trivia
Replies: 1620
Views: 39957

Re: Gunpowder's Gold Star Trivia

Towns was born in, as they say in the DR, Edison, Nuevo Jersey Embiid is from Cameroon. As is Pascal Siakam. Correct answer. But I had missed that one originally anyway, and I just found yet another. So there's still two more. One is stupidly Switzerland, home of Clint Capela and birthplace of Niko...
by DSafetyGuy
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NBA Playoffs Thread
Replies: 57
Views: 657

Re: 2019 NBA Playoffs Thread

An article on ESPN.com a couple days ago mentioned that during the season, the Jazz had guarded Harden with his primary defender overplaying his left side, more or less aligning himself on his hip and keeping him going to the right. They did it again last night and early in the game, Harden pushed o...
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Comedy...stand-up and otherwise...
Replies: 258
Views: 10178

Re: Comedy...stand-up and otherwise...

I just listened to the Dollop episode about Tommy Cooper, a British comedian who died on live television (almost 35 years ago to the day). He had some physical pratfalls as part of his act, so everyone thought he was just doing a bit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpZq3ul1ld4 And, yes, when the cu...
by DSafetyGuy
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Dusty Thread
Replies: 145
Views: 8686

Re: The Dusty Thread

mister d wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:03 pm
I know this is morbid, but if that were my only kid, I don't see how I don't end it.
How about if it's not your only kid? How do you deal with it with the surviving kid(s)? That's one thing I thought about since our kids are 8 and 4. Younger one is old enough to certainly remember it.
by DSafetyGuy
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NCAA Hoops Offseason
Replies: 18
Views: 193

Re: 2019 NCAA Hoops Offseason

brian wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:54 pm
Nevada hiring Steve Alford.
Good news for your local fanbase.
by DSafetyGuy
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-19 NBA Regular Season Thread
Replies: 381
Views: 8750

Re: 2018-19 NBA Regular Season Thread

Am I just getting caught up in the nostalgia, or do the Wade and Dirk send-offs reflect how much more well-liked those two are, both by their peer groups and fans in general, than LeBron is? They both stayed with one team for their entire career, so even if there was behind-the-scenes moves about o...
by DSafetyGuy
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-19 NBA Regular Season Thread
Replies: 381
Views: 8750

Re: 2018-19 NBA Regular Season Thread

Am I just getting caught up in the nostalgia, or do the Wade and Dirk send-offs reflect how much more well-liked those two are, both by their peer groups and fans in general, than LeBron is? They both stayed with one team for their entire career, so even if there was behind-the-scenes moves about o...
by DSafetyGuy
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NCAA Hoops Offseason
Replies: 18
Views: 193

Re: 2019 NCAA Hoops Offseason

How long until the pressure gets to Cronin and he punches someone? The interesting part is I doubt Xavier will be on the schedule the next few years, so it might take longer than normally expected. And it seems to me that Cronin just jumped because he wanted the money (was making $2.2 million a yea...
by DSafetyGuy
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Tipping
Replies: 71
Views: 988

Re: Tipping

How many of you who tip your housekeeper actually look closely to see how clean the hotel room is when you start? I mean, just take a quick peek under the bed or behind the nightstand. Maybe put a scrap of paper or something else small on the carpet in the morning before you leave and see if it is s...
by DSafetyGuy
Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NCAA Hoops Offseason
Replies: 18
Views: 193

Re: 2019 NCAA Hoops Offseason

Six years, $24 million. I doubt Cronin makes it through four.
by DSafetyGuy
Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NCAA Tournament Thread
Replies: 341
Views: 2753

Re: 2019 NCAA Tournament Thread

So how does this work for $300K ticket guy? Is he looking for a book that'll work on his ticket credit to lock in ~$150K guaranteed? From what I read, he has made enough other bets on Virginia that, no matter how the game unfolds tonight, he will win money (the $300K ticket only cost him $1,500). H...
by DSafetyGuy
Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread
Replies: 1350
Views: 76461

Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

"Suffering" on the "Beautiful Girls" soundtrack is an excellent song.
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The OFFICIAL Craft Beer Thread
Replies: 2671
Views: 116700

Re: The OFFICIAL Craft Beer Thread

Founders KBS turned up at my local Costco. Just 5 years ago, I went out hunting for KBS. Or just driving out on the day it released in my area. Now, it'll sit on the shelves for months. Not sure if they make that much more of it, or if the luster wore off, or if there are just a ot more comparable ...
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The OFFICIAL Craft Beer Thread
Replies: 2671
Views: 116700

Re: The OFFICIAL Craft Beer Thread

Founders KBS turned up at my local Costco.
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 548
Views: 7091

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

Is this cooler than Beto's musical cred? Guessing no, but I'll await confirmation.

Pete Buttigieg hopes to be first president to have played piano with Ben Folds
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Swamp Out of the Park Baseball 2019 - WEEK 3 UPDATE
Replies: 75
Views: 641

Re: Swamp Out of the Park Baseball 2019 - WEEK 1 UPDATE

I guess I really scattered those 15 hits (three doubles) over eight innings to only give up two runs.
by DSafetyGuy
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Official balls and cock thread
Replies: 123
Views: 6905

Re: Official balls and cock thread

by DSafetyGuy
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Uniforms, Logos, and Such
Replies: 847
Views: 46873

Re: Uniforms, Logos, and Such

The alleged new Jets' uniforms:

by DSafetyGuy
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Sporcle II
Replies: 101
Views: 3293

Re: Sporcle II

The average score on that test is 69%. Nice that they could fix the results.
by DSafetyGuy
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-2019 NHL Season
Replies: 594
Views: 10587

Re: 2018-2019 NHL Season

Tyler Bertuzzi is the first player in Red Wings' history to have four consecutive games with three points. The last Detroit player to do it in three straight games was Yzerman in the 1992-93 season.
by DSafetyGuy
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random
Replies: 5035
Views: 175574

Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

A_B wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:54 pm
rass wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:52 pm
Best a could do was “J.ee.t.ing loudly” and not sure that means what it sounds like.
I think it would be similar to J.o.rd.a.n.ing loudly, which is where you tarnish your career by hanging on too long and being a bad executive.
Also yelling "Enjoy your gift basket" in the morning.
by DSafetyGuy
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 548
Views: 7091

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

Very long read on Mayor Pete. https://www.currentaffairs.org/2019/03/all-about-pete Not would you'd call a glowing endorsement. I read that piece a few days ago. Nathan Robinson can write a methodical take-down like no one else. My main takeaways were that: (1) Pete’s “regular Midwestern guy” shtic...
by DSafetyGuy
Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Gunpowder's 2019 NFL Mock Draft Extravaganza
Replies: 17
Views: 159

Re: Gunpowder's 2019 NFL Mock Draft Extravaganza

I really enjoyed the Chris Conte and Dillard's references, particularly so close together.
by DSafetyGuy
Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Word Games
Replies: 76
Views: 795

Re: Word Games

This is a good one So here’s how this puzzle works: you get a telephone number, and you’ll have to decode which famous person it belongs to. Example....532-2974 (politician) = Jeb Bush. The letters match the numbers on the keypad. 846-2665 (business executive) 239-6623 (musical artist) 844-379-6637...
by DSafetyGuy
Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: MLB Regular Season 2019
Replies: 255
Views: 1958

Re: MLB Regular Season 2019

Yes, you did.

I am curious to know how many teams have failed to score a run in innings 1-9 of their first three games, yet won a game. This offensive machine has 11 hits in those three games.

And again, they did peak early.
by DSafetyGuy
Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NCAA Tournament Thread
Replies: 341
Views: 2753

Re: 2019 NCAA Tournament Thread

I enjoyed the salt in the wound aspect of Ol' Dadgum Roy getting his teeth kicked in during the second half topped by having to shake sleazy Bruce Pearl's hand.
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread
Replies: 508
Views: 6295

Re: 2019 NFL Offseason Thread

DSafetyGuy wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:36 pm
I'll use his first 100-yard rushing game in about a year to mention that I believe the Bears will trade Jordan Howard for a mid- to late-round draft pick...
Howard to Philly for a 2020 6th-rounder that can become a 5th-rounder.
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Deadspin
Replies: 465
Views: 19037

Re: Deadspin

Giannis is great. Watch the video.... It's great, right? Then read the first thread of comments (started by HighAndTight). I saw it when watching the video before reading the comments. I mean, Jesus Fucking Christ. Law enforcement is there in large part to protect Giannis, and as soon as he gets up...
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Doing something now, before I get my own thread
Replies: 105
Views: 1441

Re: Doing something now, before I get my own thread

Another test has been passed.

Getting stronger, TT.
by DSafetyGuy
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: MLB Regular Season 2019
Replies: 255
Views: 1958

Re: MLB Regular Season 2019

brian wrote:
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:23 pm
Of course the Tigers have one hit so that’s on-brand.
Again, peaking early with that hit coming in the sixth.

Zimmermann through 6 clean at 55 pitches.
by DSafetyGuy
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: CUBE LIFE! Office Etiquette
Replies: 910
Views: 31237

Re: CUBE LIFE! Office Etiquette

A_B wrote:
Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:59 pm
COBRA can be mad expensive. Depending on your state there may be better options.
The good news is she will have plenty of time to research those options.