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by Nonlinear FC
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2656
Views: 50013

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

Oh, gotcha, I know Indian Beach. We've stayed at Emerald Isle and Atlantic Beach in the past. (along with Wrightsville and Topsail.)

Yeah, we like that deal where if you just hoof it a little, you can find your own patch of sand. Thanks for the insight.
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2656
Views: 50013

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

tennbengal wrote:
Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:25 am
Cross-posting as this one is a must read when you all get a chance:

I worked (briefly) with Fallows at the New America Foundation. He's basically Dan Rather if you took Rather's celebrity out of the mix. Thoughtful, kind, extremely wise.
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2656
Views: 50013

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

Just got back from a week at the beach. The first few days we were there (Monday, Tuesday), it really seemed like the governor's declaration of masks required was making a difference. The little convenience store I go to for beer had probably 50% masks in it, where they were pretty much non-existen...
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Jul 06, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Comedy...stand-up and otherwise...
Replies: 610
Views: 148641

Re: Comedy...stand-up and otherwise...

mister d wrote:
Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:03 am
The Sybian wrote:
Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:26 am
I mean, what fucking benefit to the Dems get by "controlling" us?
Isn't this just all projection? They love submitting to conservative leadership and adopting whatever stances they're told to adopt.
This. They are constantly contradicting themselves (unwittingly) on almost every front.
by Nonlinear FC
Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread
Replies: 861
Views: 11812

Re: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread

I'm convinced there's only two kinds of successful couples. The ones that just agree on everything and are more or less exactly alike in almost every single way and finish each other's sentences. Those couples are usually annoying as shit, but fortunately they're also rare. The much larger group ar...
by Nonlinear FC
Sat Jul 04, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Swampcrash 2020 - NIT Tournament Bracket Challenge
Replies: 21
Views: 212

Re: Swampcrash 2020 - NIT Tournament Bracket Challenge

I had to cut my Mass vacay short and drive home yesterday... For the first time this season I actually did my picks a day early (TH) and didn't no show.

Long winded way of saying not a chance, Drugs!
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Wild Card Weekend
Replies: 46
Views: 466

Re: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Wild Card Weekend

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by Nonlinear FC
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2656
Views: 50013

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

Is this because I hit on your god mom?
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 992
Views: 20085

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

I also think you guys should consider this: The only thing that really matters to this group (at the highest levels, so Miller, Ivanka, Kushner, Trump, The Idiot Twins, etc) is maintaining power. That's their "philosophy." So, they see the only way to maintain their perch in the WH is to get everyon...
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2656
Views: 50013

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

And I have to say, after a week up here in Mass... There is messaging everywhere... EVERYWHERE about masks and social distancing. A number of places have signs saying "No Mask, No Service." I gotta say, it's fucking refreshing. MD is doing fine on this front, but too many instances of people not wan...
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2656
Views: 50013

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

You wanna see where people being outdoors not wearing a mask is hugely problematic, go look up Alabama beaches - reopening - masks.

It's a fucking shitshow.
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Lunch Thread
Replies: 309
Views: 13070

Re: The Lunch Thread

Had a SW chicken salad at a joint in Harwich on the Cape. It was fucking delicious BUT they put olives on it. Which was... a) not advertised on the menu and b) fucking gross. We picked it out and snarfed. It was a good salad, and we were in the middle of biking the Cape Code Rail Trail and it was a...
by Nonlinear FC
Wed Jul 01, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2656
Views: 50013

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

And I think I've mentioned this, but where I work they've set up a big cross-departmental task force looking at The New Normal and sending out surveys to employees and managers about this stuff. VAST majority of both sets of employees want to stay remote for an indefinite period (vaccine discovered,...
by Nonlinear FC
Wed Jul 01, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Lunch Thread
Replies: 309
Views: 13070

Re: The Lunch Thread

Had a SW chicken salad at a joint in Harwich on the Cape. It was fucking delicious BUT they put olives on it. Which was... a) not advertised on the menu and b) fucking gross. We picked it out and snarfed. It was a good salad, and we were in the middle of biking the Cape Code Rail Trail and it was an...
by Nonlinear FC
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2656
Views: 50013

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

My wife and I were going to sell right before all this hit, but we decided to hold off. Now, we're both waiting to see what our work does about remote. Because if I'm mostly remote, and she's already there... We're definitely going to look for a place on water that is striking distance for us to get...
by Nonlinear FC
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2656
Views: 50013

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

I am protesting people protesting to get their haircut by not cutting mine. It is a damn mess but I am going to be strong and fight the good fight. I'm enjoying having longer hair. I had my last cut the Thursday before St. Patrick's, and I think it'll be many months before I have another. Same. I'm...
by Nonlinear FC
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: jeeves wants to be outside: patio pavers
Replies: 4
Views: 88

Re: jeeves wants to be outside: patio pavers

i'm here for the war on capitalization!
by Nonlinear FC
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 992
Views: 20085

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

Didn’t I posit as much a few weeks back? He can’t be seen as a loser. There's no way this happens (Trump dropping out)...but if he does it will be something like 'Barron/Melania have a health issue...I have no choice' While I agree we should remain skeptical... We all know at this point that Trump ...
by Nonlinear FC
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Carl Reiner
Replies: 6
Views: 100

Re: Carl Reiner

Yeah, I'm seeing multiple confirmations.

Somebody check on Mel. I could watch those two go back and forth for hours.
by Nonlinear FC
Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart
Replies: 731
Views: 23129

Re: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart

We need a push for the Caren Doctrine, where the C stands for Cunt and the rest of the acronym we can clean up in post editing. It would allow for the immediate arrest of people like this, on the grounds that they are being cunts. Who's with me? Who will send me $22 dollars to my kickfundme to launc...
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Major League Whiffle Ball (MLW)
Replies: 34
Views: 296

Re: Major League Whiffle Ball (MLW)



Big tilt of teams looking for a #1 seed... Gators vs. Mallards.
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Bathroom Etiquette
Replies: 225
Views: 10008

Re: Bathroom Etiquette

I love my wife, very much. We are enjoying some much needed couple time in this really adorable little home on the water. It has one bathroom. This is not conducive to The Sexy Time. /i forgot how nice it is to have 2 or more toilets. when we are in hotels, I go down to the lobby to use that turlet.
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart
Replies: 731
Views: 23129

Re: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart

Waving a gun around at unarmed people on the sidewalk isn't some kind of misdemeanor? Isn't that, like, basic "assault" territory?

If only this board had a few lawyers around...
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2656
Views: 50013

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

Oh, forgot to mention... On the drive up 95, we decided it would be "safer" to stop in Jersey to gas up. Got off at a rest stop and not thinking much of which pump I pulled up to, got in straight away and... Dude pumping gas isn't wearing a fucking mask. I swear, I almost just drove off. Put my mask...
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2656
Views: 50013

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

I'm up here in Mass., dropped off The Boy at his apartment in Boston so he can start the process of packing it up. He came home for spring break at the end of February and never came back. Anyways, wife and I rented this nice little place near Westport. The owner met us to walk around and show us st...
by Nonlinear FC
Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Week Seventeen
Replies: 94
Views: 618

Re: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Week Seventeen

The next time I hear an acid story that makes me want to do acid will be the first time I hear an acid story that makes me want to do acid. Yeah, I DO want to try MDMA, though. But I agree... Never sounds fun... Like, almost every story is a version of ppl on the verge of freaking out and losing th...
by Nonlinear FC
Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Week Seventeen
Replies: 94
Views: 618

Re: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Week Seventeen

Fucking dumb answer on Laos. Should've gone with China or Japan....
by Nonlinear FC
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Ringer
Replies: 205
Views: 8502

Re: The Ringer

I'm biased I guess but framing that whole thing around the only child comment was a pretty stupid move. He could have left that out and made the same impact with all his other first hand accounts. Do you really want to look around at the world right now and a.) add another stereotype to the pile an...
by Nonlinear FC
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 4241
Views: 240227

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

Well off white guys saying there's a marginal difference between Biden and Trump.

Chef's kiss.

Privilege isn't just a river in Egypt.
by Nonlinear FC
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 4241
Views: 240227

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

Mr. D (and JoeK to a degree) - honest question. You've done a good job of pointing out the weaknesses of Biden, the man, and the candidate. What would you have the Democratic party do at this point in time, regarding their presumptive candidate for president? Oh please do tell. I’d love to know thi...
by Nonlinear FC
Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Week Seventeen
Replies: 94
Views: 618

Re: SWAMPCRASH 2020 - Week Seventeen

Guesses submitted.
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 992
Views: 20085

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

brian wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:56 pm
Yeah, I was just projecting out what happens if the GOP doesn't course-correct it's outward white nationalism.
Word..... to the Mother
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 992
Views: 20085

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

Who knows what the future brings!?

I was kind of just kidding around with the hypo. Who the fuck knows what's going to happen in 3 months, let alone trying to nail down the future of the GOP in 4 years.
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 992
Views: 20085

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

And in that potentiality, given many say Obama paved the white racist way to Trump...

Obama ushered in the greatest wave of progressive politics in modern history!
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 4241
Views: 240227

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

God help me... You're comparing a race with an open seat to one in which there is an incumbent. There's a HUGE difference for a challenger coming into the summer with double digit lead over an incumbent. When it's an open race, there is a huge variance and the "unknowns" drive the "undecideds" and t...
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part V - All Hail King Donald, First of his name
Replies: 992
Views: 20085

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

I'm almost willing to forgive the Palin thing as just playing the traditional Washington game. You back your side, even if you have to hold your nose to do it. You're not wrong about Palin being a bellwether, but I think some of the operatives were more just trying to push McCain over the finish lin...
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2656
Views: 50013

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

Free house makes up for just about any nuisance. Agreed. We enjoyed our trip there, but it was a spring break, so the crowds were reasonable. But it was still pretty crowded and I remarked a couple of times that traffic and restaurant waits must be a 'mare during the season. Just saying, the golfers...
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The I need to buy a house thread
Replies: 599
Views: 18819

Re: The I need to buy a house thread

You're offering a post-sale credit and not a reduction on the sale price, right? I’m toying with reducing sale price if we go this high to reduce commission and transfer tax. At the contract price, we are looking at $50,000 in closing fees. 50k??? Can I borrow the Porsche? He keeps the porsche at h...
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Racism
Replies: 1002
Views: 47311

Re: Racism

It's been my experience that once those types find a kindred spirit, they go all in on this shit. I once had to tell a bunch of soccer guys that assumed I was racist due to a mutual friend (it was my friends* soccer team, I was guest goalie) that I wasn't cool with all the racist talk. They cut it o...
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 2656
Views: 50013

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

None! I missed the fact that the PGA was down there last week and didn't realize how bad things were on the island itself. And several of the PGA guys now positive for Covid... Yeah. Their place is like a two-minute walk from Harbour Town. Ugh. Back in March or April we were seriously discussing go...