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by Giff
Fri Jan 22, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Politics
Replies: 5089
Views: 326792

Re: Random Politics

We decided to take a vacation election week to get out of Texas and take our minds off the whole things. A) totally didn't work and B) we stayed smack dab in the middle of that mutherfucker's district.
by Giff
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:51 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Happy Inauguration Day (and beyond- The Biden Presidency Thread part I)
Replies: 335
Views: 2338

Re: Happy Inauguration Day (and beyond- The Biden Presidency Thread part I)

I mean, just completely ignoring numbers and sticking with the "CNN is too untrustworthy to not name their sources" is straight-up right-wing head in the sand bullshit.
by Giff
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Happy Inauguration Day (and beyond- The Biden Presidency Thread part I)
Replies: 335
Views: 2338

Re: Happy Inauguration Day (and beyond- The Biden Presidency Thread part I)

Your words not mine. The fabrication is the assumption that the source is solid. CNN is not worthy of that assumption and Enoch brought the goods. Slightly left leaning against near propaganda level slant is bringing the goods? I won't argue that CNN and most if not all TV news networks sensational...
by Giff
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Happy Inauguration Day (and beyond- The Biden Presidency Thread part I)
Replies: 335
Views: 2338

Re: Happy Inauguration Day (and beyond- The Biden Presidency Thread part I)

Um, the goods Enoch brought show that CNN.com is way less biased than Fox.
by Giff
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Happy Inauguration Day (and beyond- The Biden Presidency Thread part I)
Replies: 335
Views: 2338

Re: Happy Inauguration Day (and beyond- The Biden Presidency Thread part I)

I used to read Christian Science Monitor all the time. Not sure why I stopped.
by Giff
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: CUBE LIFE! Office Etiquette
Replies: 1204
Views: 50644

Re: CUBE LIFE! Office Etiquette

Damn, Brian. Sorry to hear that.
by Giff
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020-21 MLB Offseason Thread
Replies: 37
Views: 592

Re: 2020-21 MLB Offseason Thread

The George Springer media makeover will be just as fun as the Harden one, I'm sure!
by Giff
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Learn Something Random Every Day Thoughts
Replies: 3277
Views: 173988

Re: Learn Something Random Every Day Thoughts

Listening to the Robinhood Snacks podcast this morning. Some solid random facts 1.) One of their listeners plays women's pro hoops in Spain. Jersey has 13 logos on it including Queso El Pastor 2.) Kettering Town FC were the first club to wear sponsorship upon their shirts and it happened in 1976 3....
by Giff
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:32 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020-2021 NHL Regular Season Thread
Replies: 172
Views: 1596

Re: 2020-2021 NHL Regular Season Thread

brian wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:33 am
(Fastest is six seconds, done five times).
My 18-year-old self feels attacked.
by Giff
Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NCAA Football 2020/21 post-season
Replies: 109
Views: 870

Re: NCAA Football 2020/21 post-season

Some division 1 signees about to play if you have Fox Sports Southwest somehow. Go Katy!
by Giff
Fri Jan 15, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Twitter
Replies: 1214
Views: 117026

Re: Twitter

I'm hoping a co-worker is working on a meme for me to respond to one of your most recent tweets.
by Giff
Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:05 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Twitter
Replies: 1214
Views: 117026

Re: Twitter

Pruitt wrote:
Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:51 am
Ethan Hawke is great in The Good Lord Bird so I choose to believe him.
I raise with Daybreakers.
by Giff
Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:15 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Twitter
Replies: 1214
Views: 117026

Re: Twitter

DaveInSeattle wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:13 pm
Great story about Kris Kristofferson...

Both Keith and Kristofferson denied it happened.
by Giff
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Ridiculous Things You Read On Facebook
Replies: 2334
Views: 180870

Re: Ridiculous Things You Read On Facebook

mister d wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:38 pm
In the last 24.5 years or so, what hasn't either been hypocrisy or straight-up projection?
FIFY.
by Giff
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The 2020 And Mostly 2021 NBA Season
Replies: 38
Views: 621

Re: The 2020 And Mostly 2021 NBA Season

I mean, it's not awful I guess. That's a lot of picks and pick swaps. I like Oladipo, he can sing!
by Giff
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Long Reads
Replies: 239
Views: 16637

Re: Long Reads

That would apply almost everywhere, but towns that survive on tourist dollars are a different story, IMO. You don't want us now, then you don't want us when we're helping to pump dollars in your local economy by providing shelter for these tourists. Same argument if AirBnBs take over your neighborh...
by Giff
Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Long Reads
Replies: 239
Views: 16637

Re: Long Reads

That would apply almost everywhere, but towns that survive on tourist dollars are a different story, IMO. You don't want us now, then you don't want us when we're helping to pump dollars in your local economy by providing shelter for these tourists.
by Giff
Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:56 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Swamp Family Game Night 2 (SIGNUPS ADDED TO FIRST POST)
Replies: 59
Views: 623

Re: Swamp Family Game Night 2 (SIGNUPS ADDED TO FIRST POST)

Well I have a new crush (Victoria, not Ryan).
by Giff
Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:20 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Long Reads
Replies: 239
Views: 16637

Re: Long Reads

I'd be inclined to sell my property there and buy in a community that doesn't bite the hand that feeds you.
by Giff
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration
Replies: 2320
Views: 29460

Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

Sounds like it was a previously-gruntled staffer.
by Giff
Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:24 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The 2020 And Mostly 2021 NBA Season
Replies: 38
Views: 621

Re: The 2020 And Mostly 2021 NBA Season

Has anyone considered he was right and he fell off the edge?
by Giff
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:49 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The 2020 And Mostly 2021 NBA Season
Replies: 38
Views: 621

Re: The 2020 And Mostly 2021 NBA Season

I'd have never thought at this point I'd put money on Deshaun being traded before Harden.
by Giff
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:42 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Road Trip for Food
Replies: 42
Views: 452

Re: Road Trip for Food

Well I did it and the surf (sauteed shrimp with garlic butter) and turf (roast beef) with jalapeno mayo was well worth the drive. I took the interstate to Lake Charles, then backroads back after checking out one of the casinos a little north of there. Also Smokey and the Bandited 42 Yuenglings acros...
by Giff
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:38 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random
Replies: 6108
Views: 303989

Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

I turned on the TV the next morning and it was the last 4 minutes, so I watched again. Eat it, Chase Daniel!

It's on Youtube!

by Giff
Sat Jan 09, 2021 8:50 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Road Trip for Food
Replies: 42
Views: 452

Re: Road Trip for Food

A few years ago, From Balt down to college park specifically for a Gus’s Fried Chicken that had opened there ( when we left memphis in 2009 it was just a memphis thing). Same Gus’s menu and quality. Sadly, covid killed it. I guess that’s about 40 miles each way and either 50 minute to as much as ho...
by Giff
Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random
Replies: 6108
Views: 303989

Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

If you happen to get Fox Sports Southwest, there’s a pretty epic high school state championship football game from 17 years ago with my alma mater involved.
by Giff
Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: WILDCARD WANKFEST
Replies: 160
Views: 1557

Re: WILDCARD WANKFEST

Thanks SC! A few whiffed on the softball I tossed up there!
by Giff
Fri Jan 08, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Tommy Lasorda
Replies: 15
Views: 195

Re: Tommy Lasorda

He was the first person to make me realize how stupid it is baseball managers wear a uniform.
by Giff
Fri Jan 08, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: WILDCARD WANKFEST
Replies: 160
Views: 1557

Re: WILDCARD WANKFEST

That must be where you got the jackoff machine.
by Giff
Fri Jan 08, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Road Trip for Food
Replies: 42
Views: 452

Re: Road Trip for Food

I'm contemplating a trip tomorrow to Darrell's Poboys in Lake Charles. My girls are taking my MIL on an overnight stay for her birthday, so I'm flying solo this weekend. Golf has already been nixed by my friends, so I'm going to do it. And mister d, I said yes because beer is part of my justificatio...
by Giff
Fri Jan 08, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Road Trip for Food
Replies: 42
Views: 452

Re: Road Trip for Food

Do I have to wait in a fucking line when I get there? No. 1. Can we include beer? 2. Is this singular road trip or can we include diversion from a different trip? 3. I'm sorry I already made this not fun. 1. Yes 2. Yes 3. I'm just happy I got a response from someone this late on a Friday!
by Giff
Fri Jan 08, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Road Trip for Food
Replies: 42
Views: 452

Road Trip for Food

What's the farthest you'd drive for a dish?
by Giff
Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: WILDCARD WANKFEST
Replies: 160
Views: 1557

Re: WILDCARD WANKFEST

A jackoff machine?
by Giff
Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Swamp Family Game Night 2 (SIGNUPS ADDED TO FIRST POST)
Replies: 59
Views: 623

Re: Swamp Family Game Night 2

I'm down.
by Giff
Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:04 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Playoff Fantasy Football pool?
Replies: 11
Views: 123

Re: Playoff Fantasy Football pool?

Putting picks in now.
by Giff
Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:35 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Ridiculous Things You Read On Facebook
Replies: 2334
Views: 180870

Re: Ridiculous Things You Read On Facebook

Respectfully, why waste the energy? And BP rise? Or is it all pure gravy for you guys? And I'm not being pedantic or whatever, I'm honestly curious. When I get to the point of getting into it with those people, I'm honestly pissed. Are you guys just detached and having a larf? Calling someone a dum...
by Giff
Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:18 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Ridiculous Things You Read On Facebook
Replies: 2334
Views: 180870

Re: Ridiculous Things You Read On Facebook

I'll handle it for you in the meantime.