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by The Sybian
Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: EPL Season 2019-20
Replies: 459
Views: 28646

Re: EPL Season 2019-20

I was following live commentary updates, and they made it seem like it was the right call. Need to go find highlights. I was looking at the rosters from today's game and the 2017 Final between Arsenal and Chelsea. Pretty amazing, out of the 18 players dressed, Arsenal only had 3 players dressed for ...
by The Sybian
Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 1269
Views: 25258

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

Seth Abramson is good at making things sound plausible that really aren't. No way the entire Republican Party just boycotts the election. The election will happen on November 3. If it's close, I would not be surprised to see shenanigans, like a Republican legislature voting to select the Trump's el...
by The Sybian
Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Defector.com
Replies: 34
Views: 401

Re: Defector.com

govmentchedda wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:06 pm
govmentchedda wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:16 pm
Never really got into Deadspin. Feel like a real outsider right now.
To be fair, this was more of a cultural blind spot than an "I don't get, or like, this" type of thing.
Yeah, people in here talked about Deadspin a lot, and I read a bunch of linked articles, but never get into it.
by The Sybian
Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Off-season 2020
Replies: 476
Views: 11495

Re: NFL Off-season 2020

Brontoburglar wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:40 pm
who was ripping Damien Williams' decision to sit out?

I'd be the first person to see and notice that given my, ya know, proximity and stuff, and ... there was nothing of that sort.
People on the internet. Come on, Bronto! Simple reading comprehension.
by The Sybian
Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 1269
Views: 25258

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

I also would not be surprised to see Trump work out a deal where he resigns in exchange for a pardon. That's fine with me. Get him the fuck out of office before he can hurt anyone else. I am positive that IF Trump loses on Nov 3rd, he resigns on Nov. 4th. There's no fucking way he'd stick around an...
by The Sybian
Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 1269
Views: 25258

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

Seth Abramson is good at making things sound plausible that really aren't. No way the entire Republican Party just boycotts the election. The election will happen on November 3. If it's close, I would not be surprised to see shenanigans, like a Republican legislature voting to select the Trump's el...
by The Sybian
Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SWAMPCRASH AMATEUR HOUR PART 2 - NOW SCORING
Replies: 81
Views: 497

Re: SWAMPCRASH AMATEUR HOUR PART 2 - NOW SCORING

You guys are so mean! I'm just surprised there is that much oxygen in the crust. Is it mostly from "oxide" minerals? I know there's a term for that, but I opted out of science from an early age. Ironically, science classes were my best grades in HS.
by The Sybian
Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SWAMPCRASH AMATEUR HOUR PART 2 - NOW SCORING
Replies: 81
Views: 497

Re: SWAMPCRASH AMATEUR HOUR PART 2 - NOW SCORING

Is the atmosphere part of the crust? Even with that, wouldn't CO2 mean a decent amount of carbon? Really shocked that's an incorrect answer.
by The Sybian
Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2890
Views: 54503

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

It just seems like capitulation as millions are threatened with homelessness. In other news, Kodak's (yes, that Kodak) stock went from $2 to $54 in 2 days on the news that they were awarded $765B by Trump "to support efforts to produce active ingredients needed to make generic drugs in the U.S." Th...
by The Sybian
Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Politics
Replies: 4532
Views: 308503

Re: Random Politics

Johnnie, if he could cut that down to 5 minutes, he made some incredibly important parts. Normally, I just can't sit through his annoying voices and gimmicky schtick to hear him out. It's like he is trying to be a hipster Olbermann, and it's insufferable.
by The Sybian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: EPL Season 2019-20
Replies: 459
Views: 28646

Re: EPL Season 2019-20

Anyone know if there is a way to watch the FA Cup final other than paying for ESPN+? ESPN 2 is showing bass fishing. Fuck ESPN. I get they are trying to get people to pay for their website, but this is just makes me hate them even more.
by The Sybian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2890
Views: 54503

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

Just saw the greatest comment by former Bush WH Press Secretary. In trying to pay Cain a compliment, he full out called him the token black Republican they could point to and say they have a black friend. “As a Black Republican, he was somebody that so many people could just turn to, look to, and sa...
by The Sybian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SWAMPCRASH AMATEUR HOUR PART 2 - NOW SCORING
Replies: 81
Views: 497

Re: SWAMPCRASH AMATEUR HOUR PART 2

Shirley wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:57 pm
Gunpowder wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:29 pm
Got about half of you so far for the skillz challenge.

I didn't realize Mega Man was such an unknown.
never played it. Kids never played it.
Kids never played it because it came out in 1987. 2 came out in 1988, and 3 was 1990. Looking at the Wikis, there are about 70 Mega Man games. Damn.
by The Sybian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Ridiculous Things You Read On Facebook
Replies: 2172
Views: 175013

Re: Ridiculous Things You Read On Facebook

DaveInSeattle wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:09 am
Jerloma wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:17 pm
Serious question even though I already did it...is it cool to post a song on Facebook with the N-word all over it?
If you have to ask, its not.
I enjoyed the video...
by The Sybian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Worthy of a Mention - COVID-19 Edition
Replies: 86
Views: 2055

Re: Worthy of a Mention - COVID-19 Edition

Herman Cain was my mom's favorite Conservative Black Guy Who Says Stuff To Make Me Feel Better About My Casual Racism, so I can't say I'm too sad to see him go. Doubly so because he died directly due to being an ignorant dick about Covid just so he could earn brownie points with Trump. I honestly d...
by The Sybian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SWAMPCRASH AMATEUR HOUR PART 2 - NOW SCORING
Replies: 81
Views: 497

Re: SWAMPCRASH AMATEUR HOUR PART 2

Gunpowder wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:29 pm
Got about half of you so far for the skillz challenge.

I didn't realize Mega Man was such an unknown.
I had a list of answers for that one. Turns out my knowledge ends at Mega Man 1. I really thought I played 2 and 3, looking at the names, I clearly didn't.
by The Sybian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: EPL Season 2019-20
Replies: 459
Views: 28646

Re: EPL Season 2019-20

Spurts new kit https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-8575677/Harry-Kane-Lucas-Moura-Hugo-Lloris-model-Tottenhams-new-Nike-kits-season.html Blecch. Why do they need those patterns on the white shirt? And why green? Something that so many teams do - choose away kit with absolutely no col...
by The Sybian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 4376
Views: 243340

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

I think the last few months have shown that people will take to the streets if necessary. They'll do it for Biden just as likely as they'd have done it for Sanders. 1. The people out there now assuming all the risk by and large would view Biden with something between apathy and disdain. 2. If Trump...
by The Sybian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 4376
Views: 243340

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

Johnnie wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:11 am
*Landslide in theory because mail in voting is going to be reduced and a lot of voting centers will be closed.

So we'll see.

Also, I didn't realize this was a thing. It's hilarious.

This is the greatest thing ever.
by The Sybian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 4376
Views: 243340

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

I'm with Citgo. As many of you probably know. I think this is going to be an absolute landslide. I said that in 2016, so I have no faith until Trump leaves the White House. I do think 2020 is infinitely different, as Trump ran on change and disrupting the system. Now he is the system, and he hasn't...
by The Sybian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 1269
Views: 25258

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

Yeah, those are fair but those are mostly window dressing. The Republicans in Congress could have made Trump release his tax returns at any time and chose not to do so. You can't have laws on the books to account for literally any situation. Though hopefully if Biden wins and the Dems re-take the S...
by The Sybian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 1269
Views: 25258

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

Don't worry, here come the rules and norms to fix this. Every day I thank God that our fundamental core structure as a country is basically just a fuckin' honor system. Right? How could the Founders or every Congress since not have foreseen that a President might just refuse to follow the norms and...
by The Sybian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 1269
Views: 25258

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

Don't worry, here come the rules and norms to fix this. Every day I thank God that our fundamental core structure as a country is basically just a fuckin' honor system. Right? How could the Founders or every Congress since not have foreseen that a President might just refuse to follow the norms and...
by The Sybian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Politics
Replies: 4532
Views: 308503

Re: Random Politics

If Chris Farley was still alive, I would have thought Sensenbrenner was Farley in character.
by The Sybian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SWAMPCRASH AMATEUR HOUR PART 2 - NOW SCORING
Replies: 81
Views: 497

Re: SWAMPCRASH AMATEUR HOUR PART 2

Shirley wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:57 am
Oh, I can make it sticky for you.
Gross.
by The Sybian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 1269
Views: 25258

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

mister d wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:36 am
Hope he didn't kill anyone else and that his family can take solace in knowing his last act was in deference to a politician who hates them all.
Goddamn, that is harsh. And I love it.
by The Sybian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 1269
Views: 25258

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

I wish Obama floated a Tweet like this in 2016 just to watch heads explode.
by The Sybian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 1269
Views: 25258

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

https://twitter.com/jemillerwbal/status/1288819248341581830 It's unbelievable. Nobody has ever seen GDP drop like this, people are saying it's the biggest drop in history, many people, very smart people, the smartest, all saying the biggest drop in GDP ever, and it's all because of Trump. What's th...
by The Sybian
Wed Jul 29, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2890
Views: 54503

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

Whoah, check out this text from a Gohmert staffer to a reporter that broke the story that Gohmert tested positive. Fucking asshole.





I'd bet money Gohmert has accused Dems of making masks political.
by The Sybian
Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart
Replies: 813
Views: 25133

Re: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart

mister d wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:03 pm
If you pulled out a blade near that van you'd have dozens of bullet wounds within seconds.
You'd have a dozen, and 46 innocent bystanders would also have multiple bullet wounds.
by The Sybian
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Politics
Replies: 4532
Views: 308503

Re: Random Politics

Oh shit, Lincoln Project targeting Susan Collins now. I'm surprised, as she is much more of pre-Trump mainline Republican who would very much comply with their agenda in a Post-Trump political landscape. https://twitter.com/ProjectLincoln/status/1288430111373524994?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etwe...
by The Sybian
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Off-season 2020
Replies: 476
Views: 11495

Re: NFL Off-season 2020

One of the first days at my job (officially started 15 years ago today!), I saw this law firm named Jones, Skelton & Hoculi and thought "no way that's him" and sure enough! I was making a joke as I must have seen 20 games where the announcers mentioned he is a lawyer in Phoenix. Kind of a throwback...
by The Sybian
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Coronavirus - All Sports
Replies: 747
Views: 12427

Re: Coronavirus - All Sports

CFL trying to organize a mini season hosted in Winnipeg, from mid-September to... December? Gonna see the fewest passing yards per game since the 20's. Could literally be -40 for the Grey Cup. Canadian Premier League expected to announce similar plan tomorrow, with an MLS-style tournament held in P...
by The Sybian
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Off-season 2020
Replies: 476
Views: 11495

Re: NFL Off-season 2020

Not sure why the NFL isn't looking into some sort of "bubble" with games played at particular stadiums. The newer stadiums have hotels, restaurants, etc. etc. attached. There's no reason to have to play home or away as there are no questions of ticket revenue. I discussed this (I think in the COVID...
by The Sybian
Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 4376
Views: 243340

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

The left side of the country overwhelmingly favors legalization. The left side of the country strongly favors M4A. The DNC opposes (or doesn't actively fight for, if you like that phrasing better) both. The DNC serves their corporate overlords, not the people. While they are better than the RNC, bo...
by The Sybian
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread
Replies: 1004
Views: 13953

Re: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread

Yeah to all. It's pretty clear that the risk to kids is low and I'm probably on the other side of that analysis. But maybe not me or the wife or grandma. I'm worth more dead than alive but I bet the kids would rather have me around so yeah. A choice to be made for sure. And yeah it's one thing to s...
by The Sybian
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2890
Views: 54503

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

I think that last sentence is the most infuriating part; how even those who recognize the issues and are willing to call them out still fall for grading him on a massive curve. If you're writing "he's now starting to take things more seriously" with 150K dead, you should be writing it with open hat...
by The Sybian
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread
Replies: 1004
Views: 13953

Re: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread

I don't see how high school and middle schools can socially distance. Having kids roaming the halls to change classes just isn't feasible. I can see social distancing working in elementary schools, but I don't see that being any safer for teachers and employees. Meanwhile, Republicans are calling fo...
by The Sybian
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2890
Views: 54503

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

But, but, "his tone has changed!" Why does the media fall for it every time he reads a prepared statement without running off the rails? You know he is going to say the opposite thing the next day! Yet, he and his enablers will still boast about his great leadership in declaring masks good and sayin...
by The Sybian
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 4376
Views: 243340

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

I fail to see the big difference. They voted status quo which makes legalization a non-starter in many states (and continues the slow path even in solid blue states like NJ) and goes strongly against their base and even the public as a whole. Its obviously not the biggest deal there, but if the arg...