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by phxgators
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Fast Food Thread: Not just about assholes anymore
Replies: 541
Views: 37228

Re: Fast Food Thread: Not just about assholes anymore

https://www.instagram.com/p/CH0fTwpJnn5/?igshid=1o4m9x70ma8j Only a matter of time before they make it to New Mexico. ETA Just saw this. Thanks, Google algorithm. TMZ link. IN-N-OUT BURGER TRAFFIC, FIGHTS & LONG WAITS ... That's What Colorado Opening's All About!!! Hoping the lines die down enough ...
by phxgators
Sun Nov 15, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NCAA Football 2019 --> Offseason --> 2020
Replies: 332
Views: 5281

Re: NCAA Football 2019 --> Offseason --> 2020

Shirley wrote:
Sun Nov 15, 2020 1:02 pm
Florida State is going to have their third straight losing season. It's pretty mind boggling what's happened to that program.
It's kind of telling, I don't even think about checking to see if they've lost again. I don't think I'd even seen a score from them since they beat UNC.
by phxgators
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Election Week 2020
Replies: 1185
Views: 10492

Re: Election Day 2020

Hope so. Just did a massive purge on my twitter timeline. Muted a fuckton of words. Unfollowed a lot of accounts. If it doesn't have to do with sports or the weather, it got the ziggy. Cleared some local stuff out just after Hickenlooper and Buck were named winners. I still have some others I follo...
by phxgators
Tue Nov 03, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Election Week 2020
Replies: 1185
Views: 10492

Re: Election Day 2020

This belongs in another thread, really, but whatever. I haven't really talked about this with many people but I quit drinking almost 4 months ago. It was becoming a problem, more mentally than physically, but still a problem. Tonight is the first night in a while I've wanted to have a drink so bad. ...
by phxgators
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Weather
Replies: 1653
Views: 76890

Re: The Weather

We're staying up north of Tabernash this weekend and had planned to drive up to the Lake Granby area tomorrow. But since the drive there borders a pre-evacuation area for the new fire (East Troublesome) that started a couple of days ago, we're gonna pass on that. Huge difference in smoke just from y...
by phxgators
Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: EPL 2020/21
Replies: 193
Views: 2196

Re: EPL 2020/21

A_B wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:18 pm
But what about the guy worth billions who said fuck gunnersaurus? I thought it was cool of ozil.
Yep. Fuck Kroenke.
by phxgators
Sun Sep 27, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread
Replies: 1327
Views: 23054

Re: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread

Does anyone else feel like they are the only ones still taking this thing seriously? I was on FB a few minutes ago, and someone I went to high school with posted a video...from their kids wedding! With about 80 guests! They were all outside, but NO ONE was wearing a mask. What in the hell? Definite...
by phxgators
Sat Sep 26, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NCAA Football 2019 --> Offseason --> 2020
Replies: 332
Views: 5281

Re: NCAA Football 2019 --> Offseason --> 2020

govmentchedda wrote:
Sat Sep 26, 2020 11:20 am
Somewhat excited that the real season starts today. Not excited enough to counterbalance my thoughts that this is a terrible idea in so many ways.
Same here. Watching for the distraction, but almost zero emotional investment today.
by phxgators
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: MLS 2019 & 2020
Replies: 303
Views: 30664

Re: MLS 2019 & 2020

What has happened to LAFC? One of the best teams last year, and now they look like a clown show. Sounders beat them 3-0 last night, and it could have been double that. Looks like they took out their frustration on Vancouver last night. Went to turn a game on ESPN+ last night and it was already 4-0 ...
by phxgators
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Mental Health
Replies: 99
Views: 2088

Re: Mental Health

Bobp mentioned this - maybe on the Ginsberg thread - and, I note here - for my own mental health, I am going to avoid almost all news and have strongly curated my twitter feed to try and get just sports. Otherwise, if I have to be up to date every minute on the collapse of democracy then I don't kn...
by phxgators
Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Ridiculous Things You Read On Facebook
Replies: 2287
Views: 179164

Re: Ridiculous Things You Read On Facebook

Steve of phpBB wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:14 pm
I just deleted Facebook to avoid all of this. Of course, I'm basically a hermit and now I'm even more isolated than I was before, so YMMV.
Same here. Miss a few things, but got rid of it over last winter break and haven't looked back.
by phxgators
Mon Sep 07, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Lou Brock
Replies: 10
Views: 158

Re: Lou Brock

This one is depressing. My dad grew up a Cardinals fan, and passed that on to me. His favorite player was Bob Gibson, but loved Lou Brock too. My dad worked in newspapers most of his career, starting as a sports reporter. Being in Indiana, he covered the Cardinals, Cubs, and Reds. He had a cool blac...
by phxgators
Fri Aug 28, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart
Replies: 1005
Views: 31915

Re: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart

Looking up long-term rentals on Airbnb for Puerto Vallarta. Think we're out of here later this fall. Can't take the chance of Trump winning. Gonna be some serious discussions in our household this weekend and not excited at all about what we're going to have to do to get the house ready to sell. ET...
by phxgators
Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Checkmate, Bitches! The Chess and other Board Games Thread
Replies: 334
Views: 51536

Re: Checkmate, Bitches! The Chess and other Board Games Thread

Looking for cooperative games that the family can play together. We've got at least one of the Forbidden games already, but I'm wondering if there are others that the collective you would suggest. ETA - kids are 14, 12, and 6, but don't worry about catering to the 6 year old. He'll follow along. Ca...
by phxgators
Fri Aug 14, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Coronavirus - All Sports
Replies: 869
Views: 17953

Re: Coronavirus - All Sports

You guys think its safe for the kids to play soccer? Worries me a bit that you all are talking no go. They are full go here. Kids team played a large tournament last weekend (we missed traveling and got blasted by some A-list comp including some out of state) and they have another this weekend with...
by phxgators
Thu Aug 13, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Home Repairs
Replies: 938
Views: 89740

Re: Home Repairs

It's too bad neither of you live in western Colorado. We're looking at leasing our house here (it's still a hot market too somehow) and renting an apartment/small house somewhere like Glenwood Springs. Hopefully it's still there, big big ass fire just east in the canyon. I-70 has been closed for li...
by phxgators
Sat Jul 18, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: MLS 2019 & 2020
Replies: 303
Views: 30664

Re: MLS 2019 & 2020

Sitting in a hotel in Hartford*, watching a decent amount of MLS tonight. The DCU - NER game was bizarre. No real energy, NER should've walked the match, but allow an extremely sloppy goal at the hands of Higuian and they sneak another point, Meanwhile, COL almost snuck a point against Sporting in ...
by phxgators
Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The I need to buy a house thread
Replies: 853
Views: 23237

Re: The I need to buy a house thread

Navy Federal has 3.25% for 30 year fixed and 3.125 for 15 year fixed. That seems high. I will probably have to shop around. Tonight I'm having dinner with my buddy who's also my realtor, so I'll ask him if he's seen it cheaper. Check out bankrate.com and lendingtree.com. You can get better rates th...
by phxgators
Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The I need to buy a house thread
Replies: 853
Views: 23237

Re: The I need to buy a house thread

We're refinancing right now from a 3.5% to 2.7%. We are about 3 years into our 30 yr fixed and investigated 15, 20, and 25 options but found that there wasn't a lot of difference in interest rate through our lender. So our plan is to refi back to a 30 yr fixed but pay it like it's a 20 yr. That does...
by phxgators
Wed Jul 15, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Stadium/arena/ballpark general thread
Replies: 167
Views: 8246

Re: Stadium/arena/ballpark general thread

brian wrote:
Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:50 am
First look inside Allegiant Stadium with the grass "tray" inserted (Raiders will play on natural grass, UNLV will play on artificial turf).

Does it roll outside the stadium itself like the Cardinals field does?
by phxgators
Wed Jul 15, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Athletic Thread
Replies: 105
Views: 5132

Re: The Athletic Thread

This might finally be the article that gets me to subscribe.

by phxgators
Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Dad Gifts
Replies: 45
Views: 1140

Re: Dad Gifts

How do you like it? What model do you have? I have the Dual Motor, Long Range Model 3 and I love it. So much fun to drive and the Autopilot is pretty amazing. Back when live sports were a thing, we'd take it to the Rapids games, about 40 miles away. It would go from on ramp to exit ramp without int...
by phxgators
Sat Jul 04, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Dad Gifts
Replies: 45
Views: 1140

Re: Dad Gifts

How do you like it? What model do you have? I have the Dual Motor, Long Range Model 3 and I love it. So much fun to drive and the Autopilot is pretty amazing. Back when live sports were a thing, we'd take it to the Rapids games, about 40 miles away. It would go from on ramp to exit ramp without int...
by phxgators
Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Dad Gifts
Replies: 45
Views: 1140

Re: Dad Gifts

How do you like it? What model do you have? I have the Dual Motor, Long Range Model 3 and I love it. So much fun to drive and the Autopilot is pretty amazing. Back when live sports were a thing, we'd take it to the Rapids games, about 40 miles away. It would go from on ramp to exit ramp without int...
by phxgators
Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Dad Gifts
Replies: 45
Views: 1140

Re: Dad Gifts

Sorry I shop for gifts for my kids! (All malls suck, but Short Hills sucks at a special level. Having a beer at Legal surrounded by “well dressed” people while waiting for an iPhone screen fix was a peak sad experience.) I always think of the Short Hills Mall as being full of Carmela Sopranos in $2...
by phxgators
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 3271
Views: 67117

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

I don't understand the rush back to the office for all of these companies that have operated without issue from home over the last 3 months. Seriously - what's the rush to get people back into the office if they can work remotely? My wife works at a big company that has been amazing. She was told i...
by phxgators
Thu Jun 18, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Television (no longer temporary)
Replies: 3564
Views: 236715

Re: Television (no longer temporary)

Giff wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:40 am
The name kept me away for a long time, but was finally convinced to watch Schitt's Creek and am sorry it took this long. So hilarious.
Such a great show. We're probably going to re-watch it soon.
by phxgators
Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Television (no longer temporary)
Replies: 3564
Views: 236715

Re: Television (no longer temporary)

Is anyone else watching Top Chef this season? Its an 'All Star' season, so everyone knows what they are doing within the contest. Final 3 are down to Melissa (who's killing it...odds on favorite), Bryan Voltaggio, and Stephanie (who is clearly the JustHappyToBeHere entry). I listened to a podcast y...
by phxgators
Tue Jun 16, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SportsFrog History
Replies: 66
Views: 1135

Re: SportsFrog History

I vividly recall seeing some pro-trump likes and such. However, a read of his feed makes it pretty clear that if that recollection is correct he is also pretty balanced in his criticism. And his profile picture on his feed is he and the former president... Yeah, I'm pretty sure there were some posi...
by phxgators
Mon Jun 15, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SportsFrog History
Replies: 66
Views: 1135

Re: SportsFrog History

He's @billygriffin22
by phxgators
Mon Jun 15, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SportsFrog History
Replies: 66
Views: 1135

Re: SportsFrog History

Didn't post much more back then than I do now, but I'm guessing I joined, or at least started lurking, around the 2004-2005 timeframe. Can't seem to find any reference for that though.
by phxgators
Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Culinary Hot Takes
Replies: 497
Views: 30444

Re: Culinary Hot Takes

The bread almost always holds it back here. No one makes cuban bread, they just treat this like a fucking panini. When I was an undergrad in Gainesville, two guys from Tampa opened a small Cuban restaurant (just north of Burrito Bros., and in the same building as Maui Teriyaki, phxgators). They dro...
by phxgators
Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread
Replies: 1958
Views: 136561

Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

The Sybian wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:37 pm
phxgators wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:31 am
and had a friend that was a Gator Greeter (I think that's what it was called, essentially a tour guide for recruits)
How hot was she?
Ha, valid question. Not my type.
by phxgators
Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 4616
Views: 252848

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

Can't wait for him to be gone, he's a pathetic coward.
by phxgators
Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 4616
Views: 252848

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

Brontoburglar wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:05 am
brian wrote:
Fri Jun 05, 2020 7:39 pm
I don't think Cory Gardner is in a dead heat?
As of May 6, nope
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by phxgators
Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread
Replies: 1958
Views: 136561

Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

Not really surprised by this one, unfortunately. Met with Reche a few times. I've never seen someone so calm about having to go to prison. Yeah, bummed, but not terribly surprised. Heard he'd been having issues. He was a great Gator, sorry to see him go out this way. He struck me as someone who jus...
by phxgators
Sun Jun 07, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread
Replies: 1958
Views: 136561

Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

govmentchedda wrote:
Sun Jun 07, 2020 3:52 pm
Not really surprised by this one, unfortunately. Met with Reche a few times. I've never seen someone so calm about having to go to prison.
Yeah, bummed, but not terribly surprised. Heard he'd been having issues. He was a great Gator, sorry to see him go out this way.
by phxgators
Wed Jun 03, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 1935
Views: 43718

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name

mister d wrote:
Wed Jun 03, 2020 1:51 pm
I remember the Bush thing. Odds are the Yankees (down 2-0 at the time) never even make it a series if the entire Diamondback lineup wasn't teargassed before Game 3.
Byung-hyun Kim was a double agent.
by phxgators
Thu May 21, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Disney Plus
Replies: 29
Views: 730

Re: Disney Plus

Brand new Phineas and Ferb movie this summer. Would have subscribed for that alone. That show is an all timer. Swamper if you’ve got young kids, get them on this show because you’ll enjoy it as much as they do if not more. Agreed, a really great show. My 11 yr old just started the series over again...
by phxgators
Mon May 11, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread
Replies: 1327
Views: 23054

Re: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread

https://twitter.com/nick__puckett/status/1259541624389955584?s=21 h/t phxgators Yep. We're so full of stupid here. This was my favorite breakfast place. Started hearing rumblings the day before that she was going to open up, because FREEDOM. The owner apparently didn't tell her employees, so they s...