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by Nonlinear FC
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 2672
Views: 47061

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

Guys, you get all your dogs together next to the pool...then you throw some family members in and the dogs get the message. He'd have gone to jail for some form of reckless endangerment if he did that in the United States, right? Maaaaybe. Being a massive sports star, I tend to think he'd get away ...
by Nonlinear FC
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Movies
Replies: 2483
Views: 118796

Re: Movies

It's just a very lazy movie. She's not even that tall, for starters. And the motherfucker carrying around a crate with all shit in it.. Pining after the tall girl.. Was that supposed to be some kind of Aha moment at the end. /spoilers Did you have a bunch of 6’2” girls at your high school or someth...
by Nonlinear FC
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 College Football Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 617

Re: 2019 College Football Thread

Are the Terps real or just have not played anybody good? Locksley is obviously a good coach but not sure they are a top 25 team. I watched a lot of their game today against Temple. I think Maryland has a good defense, but their offense looked really bad. Special teams kept giving them great field p...
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Movies
Replies: 2483
Views: 118796

Re: Movies

It's just a very lazy movie. She's not even that tall, for starters.

And the motherfucker carrying around a crate with all shit in it.. Pining after the tall girl.. Was that supposed to be some kind of Aha moment at the end.

/spoilers
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Movies
Replies: 2483
Views: 118796

Re: Movies

brian wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:17 am
govmentchedda wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:13 am
brian wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:56 pm
Saw Long Shot on the plane home tonight and was pleasantly surprised. Charlize Theron is crazy underrated at comedy IMO.
I've heard good things about this one.
I'm a sucker for romantic comedies that don't treat the viewer like an idiot.
Don't watch Tall Girl on Netflix. Hoo boy.
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 College Football Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 617

Re: 2019 College Football Thread

I said it's GREAT to be... a Flooooorida Gator! Man, feel so bad for Franks. I was starting to wonder if Mullen would put someone else in for a series or two, just for a change of pace since we were so stagnant. But hate that it took an injury like that. Complete side note. We're flying in Florida ...
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 College Football Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 617

Re: 2019 College Football Thread

Are the Terps real or just have not played anybody good? Locksley is obviously a good coach but not sure they are a top 25 team. I watched a lot of their game today against Temple. I think Maryland has a good defense, but their offense looked really bad. Special teams kept giving them great field p...
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 College Football Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 617

Re: 2019 College Football Thread

So, Wake Forest plays North Carolina tonight. Both are members of the ACC. But, the game does not count as a league game in league standings. Huh? Yeah, there's talk of doing that in other conferences, too. So, the Michigan - Minnesota game would be a non-conference game, but they would play it eve...
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Poll: What do you do with soap?
Replies: 25
Views: 177

Re: Poll: What do you do with soap?

I used bar soap right up until my literal first night in basic training. Bar soap is not allowed. After that I never went back and have used liquid soap with a scrunchy loofah thing since. Plus, they make all in one soaps these days. So it's also my shampoo. Yeah, it's just more convenient now. htt...
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Poll: What do you do with soap?
Replies: 25
Views: 177

Re: Poll: What do you do with soap?

I'm completely mystified that bar soap is still made and that people still buy it. I went through a body wash phase but I never felt really clean. And hotel soap is impossible to get off your body, you have a perpetual greasy feeling. Caveat: If I do a bunch of yard work or otherwise feel really gr...
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Poll: What do you do with soap?
Replies: 25
Views: 177

Re: Poll: What do you do with soap?

I'm in a weird place with this one. I will use a bar of soap in a hotel, but at home it's 100 percent body wash/shampoo.

In terms of a sliver of soap, I don't ever deal with that anymore.
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Cord cutting?
Replies: 199
Views: 5090

Re: Cord cutting?

Signed up for YouTube TV this week and so far, I'm really loving it (free trial). Without having to sign-up for extra sports package, and leaving off our HBO subscription, it goes from $110 package + rental equipment of around $60 down (170 total) down to freaking $50 a month. That's insanity, man. ...
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Television (no longer temporary)
Replies: 2828
Views: 144238

Re: Television (no longer temporary)

tennbengal wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:48 pm
Wow, really? I loved season 3. Perhaps my favorite.
That's where my wife and I landed. The mall stuff was just perfect.
by Nonlinear FC
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2022 is a long way away USA Soccer Thread
Replies: 396
Views: 8768

Re: 2022 is a long way away USA Soccer Thread

The thing about the field and money is that they can literally play these games anywhere they want. Anywhere. It's preposterous that their first level filter isn't "excellent grass field." Just make a spreadsheet of all the best stadiums in the country and then you can lay whatever marketing/promoti...
by Nonlinear FC
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2022 is a long way away USA Soccer Thread
Replies: 396
Views: 8768

Re: 2022 is a long way away USA Soccer Thread

R U Gay* first half thoughts: * - Am I the only one? * - Yeah, so, I don't have anything against Brad Guzan, truly. Seems like a decent guy, solid MLS goalie. He needs to be expunged from NT duty. He is gaffe prone, pure and simple. You simply can't have that guy in net when shit is life or death WC...
by Nonlinear FC
Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 2672
Views: 47061

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

In the least surprising news of the day, Bolton is claiming he offered to resign last night, as opposed to Trump asking for his resignation.

#whogivesashit
by Nonlinear FC
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 1093
Views: 20349

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

Is there still an argument that Biden is the electable one and Sanders or Warren are not? Because within Democratic voters, it is clear that the progressives are more popular and Warren will win the primary. Is the above question the only thing keeping Biden in the race? It's not at all clear that ...
by Nonlinear FC
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: what's occurring
Replies: 13
Views: 150

Re: what's occurring

by Nonlinear FC
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 2672
Views: 47061

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

This story just continues to get more and more moronic... Commerce Chief Threatened Firings at NOAA After Trump’s Dorian Tweets, Sources Say The Secretary of Commerce threatened to fire top employees at the federal scientific agency responsible for weather forecasts last Friday after the agency’s B...
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Tennis 2019
Replies: 68
Views: 957

Re: Tennis 2019

BTW, Deadspin with more background... Seems like he really was going for the heel persona in that match you referenced. And fucking with a ballboy in a previous match.

https://deadspin.com/daniil-medvedev-th ... 1837773316
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Tennis 2019
Replies: 68
Views: 957

Re: Tennis 2019

I don't know what Medvedev did previously to get on the wrong side of the NY crowd (Fowler alluded to it, but it wasn't super specific). He played some little dude who had already pulled off an upset or two and when the crowd got louder, he started antagonizing. It seemed more good-natured than not...
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Tennis 2019
Replies: 68
Views: 957

Re: Tennis 2019

I get what you're saying, but there's a pretty big difference btwn a pretty subjective matter (coaching) and crowd noise. NY is notorious for being unruly, and once you let it get momentum, it's a shitshow.
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 College Football Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 617

Re: 2019 College Football Thread

Yeah, I just don't really buy the trap game excuse in most instances. I mean, MI fans trot it out all the time when we inevitably struggle against Indiana right before OSU (there are other instances during B1G season that it gets trotted out, too.) You are playing a B1G team, on the road. You better...
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 College Football Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 617

Re: 2019 College Football Thread

Are the Terps real or just have not played anybody good? Locksley is obviously a good coach but not sure they are a top 25 team. Question for the ages. Remember last year, they beat Texas in a shocking result. Over the last 4 or 5 years, they tend to do something like this early, then they hit the ...
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Tennis 2019
Replies: 68
Views: 957

Re: Tennis 2019

I don't know what Medvedev did previously to get on the wrong side of the NY crowd (Fowler alluded to it, but it wasn't super specific). But I watched from the end of the second set to the finish and the turn of that crowd (and Medvedev's play) was unreal. Here's the thing, and I hope I don't offend...
by Nonlinear FC
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 College Football Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 617

Re: 2019 College Football Thread

MI enters the bye week with a LOT of questions to answer. They've now fumbled at least twice as many times as they fumbled all last year, possibly as much as the last 2 years (too lazy to check the latter stat.) That said, ask Oklahoma about getting taken to OT by Army. That team is fucking BRUTAL, ...
by Nonlinear FC
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Videos
Replies: 1675
Views: 114831

Re: Random Videos

This is maybe a bit long for this thread, but it’s not really a podcast, and I don’t think we have a history buffs thread. Honestly, it may be the best video of its type I’ve ever seen. I’ve read about the Battle of Midway and seen documentaries and dramatizations and I never had any idea what was ...
by Nonlinear FC
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Comedy...stand-up and otherwise...
Replies: 550
Views: 18130

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

TT2.0 wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:18 am
Nonlinear FC wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:03 am
Good shit, TT.

That room, tho. Jesus.
how so? Normal room for me
Having two TVs behind you... Seems super distracting. You did great in that setting.
by Nonlinear FC
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Comedy...stand-up and otherwise...
Replies: 550
Views: 18130

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

Good shit, TT.

That room, tho. Jesus.
by Nonlinear FC
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 1093
Views: 20349

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

Yeah, I tipped my hand a few months ago. I just think she has the right combo of specific policy solutions and solid campaign chops. And it doesn't mean jack shit, but when the Pod Save guys do their live shows (including Lovett's weekly podcast), she dwarfs everyone in terms of audience reaction. B...
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 1093
Views: 20349

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

Aaaaaand, there's the first true Biden-level gaffe of this cycle. I think I mentioned this early on, but if not I'm just echoing what lots of people say about Biden... At some point, in some significant fashion, he will provide the opposition fresh material to portray him as a walking/talking gaffe ...
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 1093
Views: 20349

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

I guess I have to state what I thought was obvious. Of course foreign policy is important. But it has consistently ranked near the bottom of the list of interests/concerns in exit polling. Again, excepting years where we were engaged in highly controversial conflicts. We are nowhere near that situat...
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 1093
Views: 20349

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

You are an anomaly.
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 1093
Views: 20349

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

((am i worried about health care, education, the economy or what's going in Yemen, a country i can't place on a map))
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 1093
Views: 20349

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

(vast majority of voters, even in primaries, don't vote on foreign policy concerns)
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Television (no longer temporary)
Replies: 2828
Views: 144238

Re: Television (no longer temporary)

She's got a Maura Tierney vibe going on... She's the kind of woman that is attractive but seemingly accessible in a way that the common guy thinks he might have a shot.

She may be a bitch on wheels*, but her persona screams otherwise.


* - WTF does that mean, anyways?
by Nonlinear FC
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Television (no longer temporary)
Replies: 2828
Views: 144238

Re: Television (no longer temporary)

Pruitt wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:57 pm
I saw a Triscuit add with Cecily Strong last night and realized that she is my secret crush.
How is that a secret crush?? She's incredibly cute.

I also cringed at that "a 'SNL' staple."

Just READ IT OUT LOUD!!
by Nonlinear FC
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Return of the XFL Thread
Replies: 30
Views: 456

Re: The Return of the XFL Thread

I mean, they choose those other two (presumably) because they are the king of their respective jungles. Could make the same case with a dragon, I suppose. I think today's naming convention, almost across the board, is that the name has to have some kind of local angle or people kind of lose their s...
by Nonlinear FC
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Comedy...stand-up and otherwise...
Replies: 550
Views: 18130

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

That's some righteous shit, right there.
by Nonlinear FC
Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Politics
Replies: 4124
Views: 131281

Re: Random Politics

So, I don't want to fall into the same trap as saying that poor folks shouldn't have so many kids, but... Don't have so many kids if you can't afford it???

That's a pretty amazingly tone deaf approach to all of this.

In summary: Fuck that guy.