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by The Sybian
Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Official Swamper-specific self-love euphemism thread
Replies: 97
Views: 2740

Re: The Official Swamper-specific self-love euphemism thread

mister d wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:17 pm
Election night simulation? More like ERECTION night STIMULATION amiright?!?!?!?
Erection results?
by The Sybian
Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random
Replies: 5931
Views: 298560

Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

I just received a text notice from the county that a mountain lion was sighted at an address that is 1.2 miles from my home. Yow. Next door neighbor at my old house posted a video of a black bear hanging out in my front yard. Pretty big one. There have been an abnormal number of bears around town a...
by The Sybian
Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random
Replies: 5931
Views: 298560

Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

I just received a text notice from the county that a mountain lion was sighted at an address that is 1.2 miles from my home. Yow. Next door neighbor at my old house posted a video of a black bear hanging out in my front yard. Pretty big one. There have been an abnormal number of bears around town a...
by The Sybian
Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Hey Bronto (Or Jeeves)...Thoughts about Suspension Trainers/TRX
Replies: 19
Views: 251

Re: Hey Bronto (Or Jeeves)...Thoughts about Suspension Trainers/TRX

Link me that elliptical. Lifefitness X1 If you really want to go crazy, my friend can't stop raving about the Tonal system. It's like a home gym system combined with classes like Peleton. It's stupid expensive, but takes up very little space. https://www.tonal.com/ Pre-COVID, I was enjoying their s...
by The Sybian
Mon Oct 19, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Hey Bronto (Or Jeeves)...Thoughts about Suspension Trainers/TRX
Replies: 19
Views: 251

Re: Hey Bronto (Or Jeeves)...Thoughts about Suspension Trainers/TRX

Bronto! Low ceiling basement cardio machine for the winter? We were able to find an elliptical with a low enough step that I don't hit my head on the basement ceiling. The highest point is 4 inches off the floor, lowest step I found. We also got a cheap rowing machine off Amazon for like $150. No f...
by The Sybian
Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 1828
Views: 40719

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

https://twitter.com/alexburnsNYT/status/1318254462272765959?s=20 Why does he keep mocking the bad first pitch, does anyone care that an elderly public health official can't throw well? Oh, Trump is still butthurt that he is the only President not to throw out a first pitch. Answered my own question...
by The Sybian
Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 1586
Views: 15697

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

Again, if they are bogus why hasn’t Hunter Biden, the Biden Campaign, or anyone else copied on the emails come out and said as much? It’d be pretty easy to determine whether are not they are forgeries and wouldn’t you expect to see a prompt statement to that effect if they weren’t legit? Not sure i...
by The Sybian
Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 1586
Views: 15697

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

By addressing the charges, Biden gives them credence. It’s been hard to keep track while on the road ... what’s the actual charge supposed to be, based on the emails themselves? No criminal charges, just alleged activities. Only harmful allegation I've seen, if true, is Hunter sold access to Joe. N...
by The Sybian
Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Official Swamper-specific self-love euphemism thread
Replies: 97
Views: 2740

Re: The Official Swamper-specific self-love euphemism thread

Gunpowder wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:58 am
Staying safe from the bears

EDIT: properly discarding the trash
Empty the trash can

I prefer spitting hot fire to dropping, but that might not be proper rap terminology.
by The Sybian
Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Bourbon
Replies: 231
Views: 48257

Re: Bourbon

rass wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:57 pm
mister d wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:28 pm
This thread just made me think of starting an alcohol delivery service named Burb'n and now I hate myself.
"No one delivers a quicker Knob handle"
Your quick puns never fail to amaze me.
by The Sybian
Fri Oct 16, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Bourbon
Replies: 231
Views: 48257

Re: Bourbon

Four Roses Single Barrel went from $38 to $49 this month. Damn, I always thought it was underpriced, but I’m disappointed that Four Roses eventually arrived at the same conclusion. Interesting, I was enjoying a bottle of Four Roses Single Barrel this past weekend. Never had it before. Good stuff, b...
by The Sybian
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Television (no longer temporary)
Replies: 3523
Views: 234676

Re: Television (no longer temporary)

Yeah, one interesting thing about this show in contrast to other crime prestige shows like Breaking Bad and The Sopranos, is that it's the women who are the real players. They're smarter, more capable, and honestly, in many cases, more evil than the men. It's an interesting twist. 100% agree with t...
by The Sybian
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Netflix Suggestions?
Replies: 933
Views: 51627

Re: Netflix Suggestions?

The cabin with Bert Kreischer is one of the more interesting shows i've watched lately. some of it feels forced, but some of it feels funny and real but im a sucker for watching comics talk. Just watched the first episode last night. Definitely felt forced. 3 of my favorite comics/podcasters in the...
by The Sybian
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread
Replies: 1210
Views: 20799

Re: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread

This is gonna sound whiny, but oh well since monday ive had a friend tell me they have huntingtons, an uncle get diagnosed with cancer, and a friend swallow 2 bottles of pills in a suicide attampt and call me in the middle of it to say goodbye. I managed to say and do enough stuff to keep her alive...
by The Sybian
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Netflix Suggestions?
Replies: 933
Views: 51627

Re: Netflix Suggestions?

Started watching Great News and I'm really enjoying it. I don't know how I missed this when it was on NBC. Tina Fey executive produced, and it has her sensibility. Feels a bit like 30 Rock with Airplane! style gags sprinkled in. Takes place in a low rent cable news channel where the main character's...
by The Sybian
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Television (no longer temporary)
Replies: 3523
Views: 234676

Re: Television (no longer temporary)

Yeah, one interesting thing about this show in contrast to other crime prestige shows like Breaking Bad and The Sopranos, is that it's the women who are the real players. They're smarter, more capable, and honestly, in many cases, more evil than the men. It's an interesting twist. 100% agree with t...
by The Sybian
Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 1586
Views: 15697

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

My wife had the Today show this morning and they were discussing the dueling town halls this evening and I grumbled something under my breath about NBC. My wife informed me that Savannah Guthrie used to be a lawyer and that she had the utmost confidence that Guthrie could and would hold her own. Fi...
by The Sybian
Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 1586
Views: 15697

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

So the Senate is investigating the Biden email the NYT broke yesterday.. How much you wanna bet they make some ruling that Biden can't be on the ballot or some shit? They are going to do whatever they can to make sure Trump stays in office. They owe it to him for dome reason, even tho alot of them ...
by The Sybian
Thu Oct 15, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: ESPN 8: The Ocho
Replies: 53
Views: 4633

Re: ESPN 8: The Ocho

Full contact no pad league This seems like a terrible idea. But maybe not as it means folks tackle like rugby. However how does this get insurance. Can't get a field without insurance. I'd love to see injury statistics compared to a similar level league with full pads. Granted that's a compilation ...
by The Sybian
Thu Oct 15, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread
Replies: 1210
Views: 20799

Re: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread

sancarlos wrote:
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:22 am

And, did I mention how glad I am to not have kids in elementary school right now?
Because you'd be 90 when they graduated high school?
by The Sybian
Thu Oct 15, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread
Replies: 1210
Views: 20799

Re: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread

duff wrote:
Thu Oct 15, 2020 12:40 pm
I wish more of the kids were like Giff's daughter. Gotta wear the masks. Don't want COVID, duh!
I think it all comes down to parenting.
by The Sybian
Thu Oct 15, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 1586
Views: 15697

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

My town has always been Republican, but that has been changing for the past 10 years with more young people moving from NYC to raise families. In 2016, Hillary beat Trump by less than 1% in my town, which was a big surprise as my town always votes Republican. She won huge in my county, only 2 out of...
by The Sybian
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread
Replies: 1210
Views: 20799

Re: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread

AB, what ever happened with you and your family having COVID symptoms and someone not bothering to tell you they exposed relatives?
by The Sybian
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: What?? Are you drinking?
Replies: 567
Views: 19490

Re: What?? Are you drinking?

I'm doing the 'Sober October'...not for any sobriety reasons, but for health reasons. I've been dealing with a lingering cough/congestion for a few months now. I have coughing spells that come and go, but its really bad when I lay down to go to bed. And I'll wake up in the middle of the night cough...
by The Sybian
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Television (no longer temporary)
Replies: 3523
Views: 234676

Re: Television (no longer temporary)

If it's for 2 more seasons... I smell a Leeds United scenario. Heartbreak in the promotion playoff, then a triumphant promotion battle in the 3rd season. /Ted Lasso I absolutely love this show. But I don't see how it could go on more than 3 seasons and maintain it's structure. I didn't see how they...
by The Sybian
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread
Replies: 1210
Views: 20799

Re: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread

Anyways, she decided to fully reopen all the elementary schools. No more cohorts with 50% of kids in person alternating each week. Seems really fucking stupid as cases in the region and in town have started rising and all projections are showing a surge around the corner. We had 2 students test pos...
by The Sybian
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 1586
Views: 15697

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

If Biden wins, and especially if he gets a Senate majority, there will be massive pressure on him from Lincoln Project types to (1) not expand the Supreme Court; (2) not add a public option to the ACA; (3) not push for environmental legislation that resembles even a watered-down version of the Gree...
by The Sybian
Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread
Replies: 1210
Views: 20799

Re: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread

Our school Superintendent retired a year ago, and people haven't been happy with the new hire. While the schools and teachers have done a great job, she is a fucking disaster on COVID. Mostly her communications are tone deaf, she says stupid shit and even her spelling and grammar suck. Normally I wo...
by The Sybian
Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The I need to buy a house thread
Replies: 753
Views: 21774

Re: The I need to buy a house thread

Taxes and interest are burning money as much as paying a landlord. Yes but you're left with a tangible asset. But if you buy a house for $500,000, spend $300,000 in interest and taxes and repairs over 10 years, then sell if for $500,000, do you have any more assets than if you spent $300,000 on ren...
by The Sybian
Wed Oct 14, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Rants 2?
Replies: 787
Views: 39034

Re: Rants 2?

My wife and I don't exchange gifts any more -- not even for Christmas. I negotiated this well before we got married so that we could save for "grown up" stuff (new furniture on up to down payment on house and on) instead of buying each other a bunch of stuff we don't really need. We did the same th...
by The Sybian
Wed Oct 14, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 1586
Views: 15697

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

Or not. This is a good counter-point: https://twitter.com/Bernstein/status/1316464407426338818 Yup, my Conservative friend is all over this. He hasn't posted on FB in weeks, today he posted several of the banned articles saying "I posted links legitimate news sources FB is blocking, can you see the...
by The Sybian
Wed Oct 14, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The I need to buy a house thread
Replies: 753
Views: 21774

Re: The I need to buy a house thread

Taxes and interest are burning money as much as paying a landlord. Yes but you're left with a tangible asset. But if you buy a house for $500,000, spend $300,000 in interest and taxes and repairs over 10 years, then sell if for $500,000, do you have any more assets than if you spent $300,000 on rent?
by The Sybian
Wed Oct 14, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The I need to buy a house thread
Replies: 753
Views: 21774

Re: The I need to buy a house thread

Uncle Sam picks up a healthy chunk of the interest expense through your tax deduction and you are buying equity every month, rather than just paying into your landlord's home equity. Tax deduction is bullshit now that Trump capped it, and buying into equity isn't all that big a deal when early mort...
by The Sybian
Wed Oct 14, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The I need to buy a house thread
Replies: 753
Views: 21774

Re: The I need to buy a house thread

Even if you could, would you want to? BSF has got the math right but Syb points out that you cant assume the appreciation on the tail end to offset tax/interest/insurance even you add in a cost to alternative housing. Particularly in a market with recent high appreciation and a disconnect between s...
by The Sybian
Wed Oct 14, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 1586
Views: 15697

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

psunate77 wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:31 pm
This Hunter Biden email story is going to kill Joe’s momentum??
Did the first 40 Hunter stories matter to anyone other than the most cultish Trump supporters? Senator Ron Johnson and the DOJ have spent months trying to make a case, there is nothing there.
by The Sybian
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The I need to buy a house thread
Replies: 753
Views: 21774

Re: The I need to buy a house thread

Yeah the "home ownership as the American Dream!" thing is such a fuckin' scam. I'm convinced it's a trick to get people stuck in places and take away their working leverage. Maybe where you live. The median California home price has more than doubled in the past ten years. ($320k to $706k). Nearly ...
by The Sybian
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 1586
Views: 15697

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

Speaking of the Lincoln Project, I was wondering what they were going to do if Trump died. Considering they are all establishment GOP guys, were they going to take all of that money and start pumping it into supporting a potential GOP replacement for Trump? Would have been the greatest ploy ever to...
by The Sybian
Wed Oct 14, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 1586
Views: 15697

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

Speaking of the Lincoln Project, I was wondering what they were going to do if Trump died. Considering they are all establishment GOP guys, were they going to take all of that money and start pumping it into supporting a potential GOP replacement for Trump? Would have been the greatest ploy ever to ...
by The Sybian
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Rants 2?
Replies: 787
Views: 39034

Re: Rants 2?

Fixed. Damn autocorrect. Damn, I was studying the post trying to figure out what D referred to. My parents only want restaurant gift cards. My dad has always had this thing about me or my sister picking up the tab for dinner being the greatest thing, so they get restaurant gift cards, and that is a...
by The Sybian
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Politics
Replies: 4798
Views: 317361

Re: Random Politics

Texas and Georgia's seats were never on the table. But Harrison's numbers look bleak there compared to nearly everything else I've seen about that race. I think Lindsey Graham actually losing is a bit of a pipe dream. But I think a Dem takeover really depends on winning 4 of AZ, CO, IA, ME, and NC....