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by DSafetyGuy
Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread
Replies: 1218
Views: 68381

Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Johnny Carwash wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:46 am
Borderline own-thread guy: Legendary screenwriter William Goldman.
"Nobody knows anything."

Greatest quote of all-time.
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 464

Re: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread

If you look at their careers, midseason 1954 is probably the exact last time that's a defensible argument. Snider: https://www.fangraphs.com/statss.aspx?playerid=1012230&position=OF Mays: https://www.fangraphs.com/statss.aspx?playerid=1008315&position=OF Mantle: https://www.fangraphs.com/statss.asp...
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Weather
Replies: 1295
Views: 44962

Re: The Weather

Plow guy just finished up his second visit, just in time for me to go to the chiropractor.
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL 2018 - week 11
Replies: 14
Views: 194

Re: NFL 2018 - week 11

Pruitt wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:49 pm
How bad are the Packers if they don't have Rodgers?
Bad enough that a drunken Cheesehead would figure out time travel and use it to fire McCarthy three years ago.
by DSafetyGuy
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 160
Views: 1947

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

He thinks people write checks to pay for groceries. And look, the media has already forgotten his embarrassing shitshow in France. The problem is, how do you adequately cover this shitshow of a Presidency? If you continue talking about yesterday's scandal, you miss today's. You can't ignore his bla...
by DSafetyGuy
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 464

Re: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread

Dan Gilbert just sold his casino in downtown Detroit for $1B, presumably (according to speculation) to raise money to buy the Tigers. Was their any mention about him possibly buying Fox Sports Detroit, possibly as part of buying both the Tigers and the Red Wings? That region is tailor-made for a te...
by DSafetyGuy
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 464

Re: 2018-19 MLB Offseason Thread

Dan Gilbert just sold his casino in downtown Detroit for $1B, presumably (according to speculation) to raise money to buy the Tigers. Was their any mention about him possibly buying Fox Sports Detroit, possibly as part of buying both the Tigers and the Red Wings? That region is tailor-made for a te...
by DSafetyGuy
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-2019 NHL Season
Replies: 136
Views: 1893

Re: 2018-2019 NHL Season

Red Wings are hot. They've won seven of eight to rise to... 12th in the East.
by DSafetyGuy
Mon Nov 12, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL 2018 - week 10
Replies: 61
Views: 678

Re: NFL 2018 - week 10

At the same time, I don't think it's a stretch in any way that his thoughts on how to win games in the NFL are hopelessly out of date, no matter who is on his roster.
by DSafetyGuy
Mon Nov 12, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Stan Lee
Replies: 3
Views: 69

Re: Stan Lee

I am debating the merits of emailing my friend who worked at Stan Lee Media around 2000 whose management fucked him out of his pay during his time there.
by DSafetyGuy
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 160
Views: 1947

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

Why do people act like there are not millions upon millions of Americans who are morons?
by DSafetyGuy
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: My Fantasy Football League Needs One...
Replies: 115
Views: 3219

Re: My Fantasy Football League Needs One...

I don't know what's worse: Losing to Syb or losing to him because of one of my worst drops at the beginning of the year. Thanks for letting me keep first place. And look at Sabo, charging hard to knock the Stick out of the postseason. To quote John Cougar Mellencamp "Ertz So Good!" Guess I have to ...
by DSafetyGuy
Sun Nov 11, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: My Fantasy Football League Needs One...
Replies: 115
Views: 3219

Re: My Fantasy Football League Needs One...

Giff wrote:
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:25 pm
I don't know what's worse: Losing to Syb or losing to him because of one of my worst drops at the beginning of the year.
Thanks for letting me keep first place.

And look at Sabo, charging hard to knock the Stick out of the postseason.
by DSafetyGuy
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-19 NBA Regular Season Thread
Replies: 94
Views: 1590

Re: 2018-19 NBA Regular Season Thread

Wouldn't they just be better served to have Butler play the three and Simmons the four with Redick moving to the starting lineup to provide a strong shooter? Or do you mean starting Muscala with Fultz coming off the bench and Simmons as the virtual point guard? Their crunch-time lineup will probabl...
by DSafetyGuy
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL 2018 - week 10
Replies: 61
Views: 678

Re: NFL 2018 - week 10

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by DSafetyGuy
Sat Nov 10, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-19 NBA Regular Season Thread
Replies: 94
Views: 1590

Re: 2018-19 NBA Regular Season Thread

I’m almost as happy Covington is gone as I am that Butler is coming. Saric is a guy, Covington is even less. Covington deservedly made first-team All-Defense last year but man is he inconsistent offensively. Butler is a very strong perimeter defender who is also elite offensively. I forgot about Mi...
by DSafetyGuy
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 9
Replies: 62
Views: 839

Re: NFL Week 9

Giff wrote:
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:40 am
I didn't realize that.
I checked sometime within the last couple weeks and saw I had Gurley on bye then. I was about to just post that part, then checked your roster.
by DSafetyGuy
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 9
Replies: 62
Views: 839

Re: NFL Week 9

I picked up the Raiders' defense and sat George Kittle when it was announced Mullens would start, so it appears I have one-upped some of you. You're welcome, Sybian. You chose...poorly. Yeah, it happens. The league site still has me as a slight favorite even after the Raiders' D posted a -4, though...
by DSafetyGuy
Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: College Football 2018 (non-meltdown thread)
Replies: 101
Views: 1789

Re: College Football 2018 (non-meltdown thread)

Pruitt wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:54 am
I don't follow the NCAA too closely, but I sure do like seeing Bobby Petrino fail spectacularly.

Fire Bobby Petrino
Not until after Friday night, please.
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 9
Replies: 62
Views: 839

Re: NFL Week 9

I picked up the Raiders' defense and sat George Kittle when it was announced Mullens would start, so it appears I have one-upped some of you. You're welcome, Sybian. You chose...poorly. Yeah, it happens. The league site still has me as a slight favorite even after the Raiders' D posted a -4, though...
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Swamp Cooking Thread
Replies: 219
Views: 10269

Re: Swamp Cooking Thread

Unsurprising that it comes from Orange County.
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 9
Replies: 62
Views: 839

Re: NFL Week 9

I picked up the Raiders' defense and sat George Kittle when it was announced Mullens would start, so it appears I have one-upped some of you.

You're welcome, Sybian.
by DSafetyGuy
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 9
Replies: 62
Views: 839

Re: NFL Week 9

Going to threaten that Broncos-Cardinals record for worst TV ratings.
by DSafetyGuy
Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: My Wish to Sail Through Life Without Serving on a Jury
Replies: 62
Views: 1776

Re: My Wish to Sail Through Life Without Serving on a Jury

I enjoyed it. I would do it again at the drop of a hat. I really would like to serve on a federal grand jury. I did it about ten years ago. We were able to have a couple excused absences, but otherwise, it was a commitment every Tuesday(?) morning for six months. Seriously. I was excused twice for ...
by DSafetyGuy
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 8
Replies: 71
Views: 1022

Re: NFL Week 8

Josh Gordon suspended for the first quarter tonight because of tardiness. But he has a locker next to Brady! Why didn't Brady teach him to be more P L I A B L E. Now I see why they are shopping for a 'premium' receiver. And yet, Gordon was on the field for the Pats' first offensive play, from some ...
by DSafetyGuy
Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: My Wish to Sail Through Life Without Serving on a Jury
Replies: 62
Views: 1776

Re: My Wish to Sail Through Life Without Serving on a Jury

Sabo wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:22 pm
Dammit. The Feds are coming after me!
Trial or grand jury?
by DSafetyGuy
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: College Football 2018 (non-meltdown thread)
Replies: 101
Views: 1789

Re: College Football 2018 (non-meltdown thread)

Syracuse is bowl eligible before Halloween. This feels weird.

I was considering a "since..." but I don't want to look it up. First bowl in five seasons and the last time, the sixth win was secured on the last play of the regular season.
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Oct 26, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 8
Replies: 71
Views: 1022

Re: NFL Week 8

L-Jam3 wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:13 am
I got retweeted back yesterday from Mike Tanier from Football Outsiders and fellow South Jersey denizen, and I'm fucking giddy about it.
I've had a couple back-and-forths in the past. Mike Freeman actually followed me earlier this year after some interactions.
by DSafetyGuy
Thu Oct 25, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Temporary Television
Replies: 2475
Views: 124493

Re: Temporary Television

sancarlos wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:36 am
The answer is DSafetyGuy!
Norm McDonald also played in this game regularly for a couple years and we had a few occasional guest stars every now and then.
by DSafetyGuy
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 7
Replies: 74
Views: 999

Re: NFL Week 7

sancarlos wrote:
Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:45 pm
Johnnie wrote:
Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:14 pm
I don't understand how we operate in an NFL where Josh Gordon is a 5th and Amari Cooper is a 1st. I simply don't understand draft pick economy.
I think part of it is simply that Cleveland is bad at this sort of thing.
It is also possible that Jerry Jones overpaid.
by DSafetyGuy
Mon Oct 22, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Swamp Out of the Park Baseball 2018 - FINAL AWARDS & SEASON WRAP-UP
Replies: 659
Views: 10883

Re: Swamp Out of the Park Baseball 2018 - CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS GAME 5

after leading them to a championship Um, I think you might be misremembering the way things happened. Burlington Sportsfrogs with sancarlos = championship. Without sancarlos = not championship. The evidence is compelling! I was going to comment on your Mendoza-level hitting and below-average glove,...
by DSafetyGuy
Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: College Football 2018 (non-meltdown thread)
Replies: 101
Views: 1789

Re: College Football 2018 (non-meltdown thread)

Read an article in The Athletic that said maybe two players on Purdue could start for tOSU. And they won by 29. With that talent differential, that looks like a coaching issue. 1. Jeff Brohm could be a hot commodity for a bigger job. 2. Urban Meyer probably wishes he was suspended yesterday. Purdue...
by DSafetyGuy
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 7
Replies: 74
Views: 999

Re: NFL Week 7

Gunpowder wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:58 pm
Nate Peterman is so bad that people are ignoring that Derek Anderson is atrocious himself. Should be fun.
by DSafetyGuy
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL 2018 Week 6
Replies: 51
Views: 807

Re: NFL 2018 Week 6

It was nice of the Chicago coach to give the field goal team a little time to settle themselves. I really enjoyed how the play calling once they got close to field goal range made it seem like kicking a 50-ish yard field goal was a chip shot. Over seven yards a play in the game and yet the Bears op...
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Politics
Replies: 3245
Views: 93344

Re: Random Politics

I don't think taking public transportation will ever be part of widespread culture there. Yeah but appreciate the tax burden that it will cause as the system ages, employee slacking/corruption causing outages, and cost increases so that it is more expensive then parking I can envision LA eventually...
by DSafetyGuy
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Swamp Out of the Park Baseball 2018 - FINAL AWARDS & SEASON WRAP-UP
Replies: 659
Views: 10883

Re: Swamp Out of the Park Baseball 2018 - DIVISION SERIES GAME 5

Interesting choice to not go to the pen with a 10-run lead for the last couple innings, having intended on going with a short rotation previously.
by DSafetyGuy
Sat Oct 06, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: College Football 2018 (non-meltdown thread)
Replies: 101
Views: 1789

Re: College Football 2018 (non-meltdown thread)

I know better than to have expectations, but learned the hard way again today.
by DSafetyGuy
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: My Fantasy Football League Needs One...
Replies: 115
Views: 3219

Re: My Fantasy Football League Needs One...

Giff wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:24 am
Sabo wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:00 pm
Sabo wrote:
Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:28 am
Fuck fantasy football, fuck Syb, fuck Kirk Cousins and fuck Amari Cooper.

FUCK.
This bears repeating.
Oooh me next! Me next!
I guess my 42-point win came too early in the season, back when sabo had hope.
by DSafetyGuy
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL 2018 Week 4
Replies: 57
Views: 916

Re: NFL 2018 Week 4

I hate the circular graphic NBC uses to show the skill position players on the field based on just the jersey number and the position of the player (during pre-snap when using the cable camera positioned behind the offense). It actually becomes even worse when a player goes in motion and his numbers...