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by The Sybian
Fri May 29, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Politics
Replies: 4317
Views: 302145

Re: Random Politics

Johnnie wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 4:19 pm
That's a nice message, but nobody will take the narrator seriously with that accent.
by The Sybian
Fri May 29, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Swampcrash 2020 - WEEK THIRTEEN
Replies: 85
Views: 666

Re: Swampcrash 2020 - WEEK THIRTEEN

I had to double-check on Gabby Sabatini because she seemed like a right answer due to stereotypes and all - but only two Grand Slam finals in her entire career (Wimbledon and US). 9 other semifinal appearances, though. Yeah, I was surprised I got that wrong. Google showed me not only that I was wro...
by The Sybian
Fri May 29, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Swampcrash 2020 - WEEK THIRTEEN
Replies: 85
Views: 666

Re: Swampcrash 2020 - WEEK THIRTEEN

I'd also like to shout out this season of Survivor for being all winners and reminding me of a bunch of seasons I had not rewatched in quite some time. I can't believe Survivor is still on. I watched the first two or three seasons, just figured the Amazon had to be a location. And Sanchez Vicario w...
by The Sybian
Fri May 29, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Swampcrash 2020 - WEEK THIRTEEN
Replies: 85
Views: 666

Re: Swampcrash 2020 - WEEK THIRTEEN

I literally did NOT pick honeycrisp because of the threads and what not on it. And it being Diamond's question. Just...damn. I didn't pick it, because who stores Honeycrisps? You eat them apples! Actually, I was afraid they are still too new to be that popular, and I wasn't sure what the question r...
by The Sybian
Fri May 29, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart
Replies: 329
Views: 17998

Re: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart

degenerasian wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 10:59 am

I thought Trump and the DOJ were handling this well, getting the FBI involved, calling for immediate investigation.
Until that insane tweet last night which has undone all of the good work.
Amazing how he can shoot himself in the foot so many fucking times with a stupid ill-conceived tweet.
by The Sybian
Fri May 29, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2356
Views: 44571

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

I mean, this is a man who wants to both champion and be adulated for the government response and cheer on those protesting it. There's no logic. No 'strategy'. He wants the adulation of saving millions of lives and avoiding the blame for the economic toll. I think it's clear the GOP know we need so...
by The Sybian
Fri May 29, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart
Replies: 329
Views: 17998

Re: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart

The justified unrest in Minneapolis, Louisville and elsewhere happening under this particular despot in the WH and the white nationalists that make up a significant portion of law enforcement coupled with the ignoring of the open carry bearded militia types storming capitol buildings in the last fe...
by The Sybian
Fri May 29, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Coronavirus - All Sports
Replies: 403
Views: 7300

Re: Coronavirus - All Sports

ENCL doesn't follow NJYS protocols? where are they playing? biggest hurdle is the lack of field access for MNJYS or EDP -- travel cancelled until the fall, EDP has plans to play in July -- but all dependent on field access.. Got an email with some more information and specific details to follow. Th...
by The Sybian
Fri May 29, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2356
Views: 44571

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

I think Trump not wearing a mask is a vanity thing. Not sure if he thinks it makes his response to COVID look weak or makes him personally look weak, probably a bit of both. I heard someone say it's because a mask would ruin his makeup. I like the thought of that being the reason. And seriously, whe...
by The Sybian
Fri May 29, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Off-season 2020
Replies: 311
Views: 8437

Re: NFL Off-season 2020

Well right, and also him being firmly aligned on the other side. Most powerful QB that could do this would be ... I just googled starting QBs and I have no idea. They’re all either not white or white and mostly bland as shit relative to talent level. There’s no “whoa fuck Mike Trout / Connor McDavi...
by The Sybian
Thu May 28, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Off-season 2020
Replies: 311
Views: 8437

Re: NFL Off-season 2020

mister d wrote:
Thu May 28, 2020 10:08 pm
There’s no “whoa fuck Mike Trout / Connor McDavid... said what???” level potential name.
Can you explain this one? This seems like an interesting point, but the reference is lost on me. I know they are star baseball and hockey players...
by The Sybian
Thu May 28, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 438
Views: 12735

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

“But, Mommmmmm, Adam Schiff did it too!” EO reads like a whiny bitch 6 year old. I hope the lawyers writing this hate themselves as much as they should and question every life decision that got them stuck serving the petty infantile whims of a petulant manchild.
by The Sybian
Thu May 28, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The I need to buy a house thread
Replies: 545
Views: 17330

Re: The I need to buy a house thread

It wasn’t a sellers market pre-COVID. My town has a direct train into Penn Station, so it’s an easy commute to work in NYC. People are desperate to get out of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Hoboken and Jersey City. In addition to being stuck in tiny apartments and not being able to go outside, a lot of them h...
by The Sybian
Thu May 28, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The I need to buy a house thread
Replies: 545
Views: 17330

Re: The I need to buy a house thread

mister d wrote:
Thu May 28, 2020 4:48 pm
Even if you get a slightly better offer it might be best to hold that as collateral against the inspection.
Yeah, money isn't the biggest factor if we get another offer. These people want a 40 day close, which is a huge plus for me, with no sale contingency.
by The Sybian
Thu May 28, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The I need to buy a house thread
Replies: 545
Views: 17330

Re: The I need to buy a house thread

So maybe there is something to all the news stories about the thriving real estate market. We took the house off for a month, put it back on 3 weeks ago. Had some decent traffic and saves on Zillow and decent number of showings. This week, Zillow saves jumped up. Have 4 showings scheduled for today,...
by The Sybian
Thu May 28, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: US Regional Cuisines
Replies: 168
Views: 1311

Re: US Regional Cuisines

Go on ... http://souvlaqueria.com/ NOT at all related to the Greek-ish place that used to be in the same location. The owners of the Union Pork Store across the street bestowing their seal of approval in a conversation with cerrano was enough to get me to try it. Oh, damn. This place intrigues me. ...
by The Sybian
Thu May 28, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 4041
Views: 235941

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

Feels like the events in Minneapolis should end any of the push for Klobuchar. “Should” being the operative word. But then again Biden is reportedly getting advice on VP selection from Rahm Emanuel, who tried to cover up the Laquan McDonald murder. Not sure even Rahm can sweep the aftermath of this...
by The Sybian
Wed May 27, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: US Regional Cuisines
Replies: 168
Views: 1311

Re: US Regional Cuisines

mister d wrote:
Wed May 27, 2020 4:33 pm
Could have given me a lifetime and I wouldn’t get Oklahoma.
Everyone else guessed spam musabi for Nevada, right?
by The Sybian
Wed May 27, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Coronavirus - All Sports
Replies: 403
Views: 7300

Re: Coronavirus - All Sports

i'll look for the other post - academy and travel .. two clubs but affiliated? interesting. little flaco was set to play w CSA this spring (no more travel since last fall).. and likely in the fall. already received invite from the HS coach (who also coaches at CSA) but is unsure if he'll play or no...
by The Sybian
Wed May 27, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Coronavirus - All Sports
Replies: 403
Views: 7300

Re: Coronavirus - All Sports

Her travel club issued refunds to the teams playing MidNJ, will issue if EDP cancels. Making a note of that because we haven't gotten shit back yet. Watchung Hills decided not to pay the trainers, so they are issuing refunds. I know Berkeley Heights decided to pay the trainers, which I think was a ...
by The Sybian
Wed May 27, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 438
Views: 12735

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

A dude I used to work with shared this trash copy pasta and passed it off as if it's real and has any sort of gravity to it. It's complete bullshit and easily disapproved by open source facts, but don't let that stop these dumb fuckers from not thinking critically. If I were a paid propagandist try...
by The Sybian
Wed May 27, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Television (no longer temporary)
Replies: 3236
Views: 225469

Re: Television (no longer temporary)

Yeah, that looks so cool. Dystopian futuristic shit set in the past grabs my interest.

That stack of shacks reminds me of the image I had of the main characters home in Ready Player One. Listened to the book, but haven't seen the movie. Wondering if they copied the idea.
by The Sybian
Wed May 27, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Coronavirus - All Sports
Replies: 403
Views: 7300

Re: Coronavirus - All Sports

ENCL doesn't follow NJYS protocols? where are they playing? biggest hurdle is the lack of field access for MNJYS or EDP -- travel cancelled until the fall, EDP has plans to play in July -- but all dependent on field access.. I don't have any of the specifics yet. They practice at Morris Catholic Hi...
by The Sybian
Wed May 27, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The OFFICIAL Craft Beer Thread
Replies: 2766
Views: 134701

Re: The OFFICIAL Craft Beer Thread

SC, as for your past question about a fridge stocker what are you looking for? Something that you can get wherever? An easy drinker? Something that one or two would suffice or something to tip into if the fam is out of town? I meant an everyday beer that isn't too pricey. I usually opt for an IPA a...
by The Sybian
Tue May 26, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Television (no longer temporary)
Replies: 3236
Views: 225469

Re: Television (no longer temporary)

Just watched Season two of Tig Notaro's Amazon show One Mississippi. A really sweet, heartwarming second season. A really nice, well produced show. First season wasn't heart warming, but also really good.
by The Sybian
Tue May 26, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Coronavirus - All Sports
Replies: 403
Views: 7300

Re: Coronavirus - All Sports

Just got word yesterday that my daughter's academy team is starting up on June 1. They are an ECNL team, so were going to follow ECNL protocol. There was a national meeting this weekend and they gave the green light to follow protocol set up by some team of experts. We are supposed to have a video c...
by The Sybian
Tue May 26, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 438
Views: 12735

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

The lack of sense is astounding. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1265013797334507521 Both "great reviews" and yet "got no credit." No mention of saving lives, and just one line about "helping great people" after a full Tweet about himself. "But Trump is the only person who cares about Am...
by The Sybian
Tue May 26, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Beers you at some point thought were "classy"...
Replies: 83
Views: 3645

Re: Beers you at some point thought were "classy"...

This was a fun read. I wanted to make a couple comments as I read through, only to find I made the same comments later in the thread. At least I'm consistent.

Johnnie, have you come around on your "I don't like American beer" position?
by The Sybian
Sun May 24, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random thoughts/images/shit that makes you feel old thread
Replies: 524
Views: 26586

Re: Random thoughts/images/shit that makes you feel old thread

The grandparents listening to The Pixies is what got me. I mean, I get that the music is plenty old enough. But the idea that that's the music that someone thinks of as the music grandparents played in the car driving them to school just kills me. I'm sure I posted it in this thread before, but a g...
by The Sybian
Sat May 23, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random thoughts/images/shit that makes you feel old thread
Replies: 524
Views: 26586

Re: Random thoughts/images/shit that makes you feel old thread

This one hit me because when I don’t recognize a band from that general genre/era I can almost always find a song I recognize and this case I can’t find that sleigh bells song. Shit. I looked up songs by several bands in that thread, looking at their most popular songs, and nothing sounded familiar...
by The Sybian
Sat May 23, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: FM(ovie)D: I stole a question from Twitter
Replies: 29
Views: 324

Re: FM(ovie)D: I stole a question from Twitter

Can't think of the hardest laugh, but I do have a most awkward. Went to see one of the James Bond movies with my parents and a friend in either senior year of HS or freshman year college. Not sure why we went with my parents, but whatever. Full theater, Moneypenny calls Bond while he is banging a Eu...
by The Sybian
Sat May 23, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random thoughts/images/shit that makes you feel old thread
Replies: 524
Views: 26586

Re: Random thoughts/images/shit that makes you feel old thread

Whole thread is murder and pre-hits home: https://twitter.com/tonytula/status/1263839414058455043?s=21 If it makes you feel better, I don't get any of the references or know any of the bands/albums they are mentioning. I do have one Deerhunter album because bapo! sent it to me, but I have no frame ...
by The Sybian
Sat May 23, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: A New Brushes with thread
Replies: 597
Views: 61762

Re: A New Brushes with thread

wlu_lax6 wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 7:19 pm
Coworker and member of the corporate soccer team recruiting for the next session. Now have to get nonlinear to come out and play again.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/dp326MRysurQjyXg8
Adu won't live up to expectations.
by The Sybian
Fri May 22, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Week Twelve
Replies: 75
Views: 483

Re: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Week Twelve

Fucking Megamind... That movie was on while my son got his braces on. Painfully bad movie, hadn't heard of it before, and I really thought it was obscure enough that nobody would think of it. Guess it can't be too obscure if it stars Will Ferrell, but damn you all. And fuck Bengal for saying Susqua...
by The Sybian
Fri May 22, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Week Eleven
Replies: 127
Views: 1175

Re: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Week Eleven

rass wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 12:22 pm
mister d wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 12:17 pm
Ironic.
What? That he found it so difficult to leave *my* wife?
by The Sybian
Fri May 22, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Week Twelve
Replies: 75
Views: 483

Re: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Week Twelve

Fucking Megamind... That movie was on while my son got his braces on. Painfully bad movie, hadn't heard of it before, and I really thought it was obscure enough that nobody would think of it. Guess it can't be too obscure if it stars Will Ferrell, but damn you all. And fuck Bengal for saying Susquah...
by The Sybian
Fri May 22, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Week Twelve
Replies: 75
Views: 483

Re: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Week Twelve

A_B wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 12:27 pm
How you gonna diss SuperFly like that?
In 1992, SuperFly was 49 years old. Guessing he was past his prime. I loved SuperFly back in the day, never would have guessed he was 3 years older than my father.
by The Sybian
Fri May 22, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Week Twelve
Replies: 75
Views: 483

Re: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Week Twelve

Giff wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 12:20 pm
Of course I don’t pick the river 10 miles from my house
Cuckokwim?
by The Sybian
Fri May 22, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Politics
Replies: 4317
Views: 302145

Re: Random Politics

I'd love to sit with 2015 Graham and see his reaction to the 2018-2020 clips.
by The Sybian
Fri May 22, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Week Twelve
Replies: 75
Views: 483

Re: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Week Twelve

Ryan wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 9:57 am
Only 6 of 29 people so far have gotten both Q2 and Q3 correct.
Interesting... I'm very confident in my wrestler, and was confident in my author, but now I'm not sure. I thought I played it super safe on both, and I'm confident my author is dead, too.