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by duff
Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Other Names You'd Like to Have (Besides Your Own)
Replies: 61
Views: 2559

Re: Other Names You'd Like to Have (Besides Your Own)

Just saw a kid who earned all Met honors and county player of the year...Bubba Love http://www.trbimg.com/img-5d07b8ee/turbine/cc-1560787180-cvd0z2xpef-snap-image/650/650x366 There was a guy on the Colorado season of Top Chef named Brother Luck. Hoping to check out his restaurant in a couple of wee...
by duff
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 729
Views: 10585

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

A_B wrote:
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:18 am
I think Biden is as close to being Republican while still getting called a Democrat as one can be.
I know he isn't running for the nomination, but you have heard of Joe Manchin, right?
by duff
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 729
Views: 10585

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

I'm still VERY dubious about Pete's actual policy ideas. This is going to sound weird, but I don't like that so many of my former DLC/New Democrat colleagues seem to like him so much. I think he's extremely likable and I've said this before: Having him as the VEEP candidate would be delicious for t...
by duff
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random
Replies: 5139
Views: 180119

Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

Pretty sure I have posted more today than any one week of the past 156.
by duff
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 729
Views: 10585

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

I've got a long post in my head about Bernie, but kind of done stirring up shit on the site for the day. :-) Stir it up, brother! It is good for all of us to have hard discussions at times. We need everyone to voice their opinion on all the candidates. I know I have been swayed to Warren by discuss...
by duff
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Culinary Hot Takes
Replies: 282
Views: 11230

Re: Culinary Hot Takes

For a chocolate to be labeled as chocolate, as opposed to candy, the Food and Drug Administration requires that the bar be made up of at least 10 percent cocoa mass (nibs plus the cocoa fat inherent to the bean) , with no specifications about cocoa butter. This isn't helping the Swamp shake our ima...
by duff
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Offseason Thread
Replies: 739
Views: 28484

Re: NFL Offseason Thread

L-Jam3 wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:18 pm
duff wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:57 pm
Who the fuck has 02 as a football number. That is the real joke of the comic.
Benito Santiago. Duh.
Take your baseball talk to the other thread.
by duff
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Offseason Thread
Replies: 739
Views: 28484

Re: NFL Offseason Thread

Who the fuck has 02 as a football number. That is the real joke of the comic.
by duff
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Women's World Cup 2019
Replies: 323
Views: 2468

Re: Women's World Cup 2019

Whatever. You said this was a gender thing which it is not and you attacked Nonlinear's perfectly reasonable opinion implying (or maybe more explicitly) that it was based on gender bias. Guess what, athletes at all levels (and genders) take games seriously. Yeah, seriously. duff - I very rarely get...
by duff
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Women's World Cup 2019
Replies: 323
Views: 2468

Re: Women's World Cup 2019

I'm not wading into this, but I will note that the US team clearly pulled back on their goal celebrations in the game against Chile. I assume it's because they became aware of the controversy. Which is a shame. Of course Lloyd has been there before, as has Ertz. They shouldn't let the talking heads...
by duff
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Women's World Cup 2019
Replies: 323
Views: 2468

Re: Women's World Cup 2019

I'm not wading into this, but I will note that the US team clearly pulled back on their goal celebrations in the game against Chile. I assume it's because they became aware of the controversy. Which is a shame. Of course Lloyd has been there before, as has Ertz. They shouldn't let the talking heads...
by duff
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Women's World Cup 2019
Replies: 323
Views: 2468

Re: Women's World Cup 2019

The strawman is saying my side of the argument is that having the feeling itself is wrong. I get the human nature of wanting to retaliate at someone who is "disrespectful" to you. But if you're a grown ass man making millions of dollars to throw and/or hit a ball, stop taking yourself so fucking se...
by duff
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: This Is The Thread Discussing The Missing Plane
Replies: 165
Views: 7813

Re: This Is The Thread Discussing The Missing Plane

Nonlinear FC wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:57 am
I'll take a couple of demerits, too, because the suicide angle was at least mentioned 4 years ago in the press and I was complaining yesterday that it wasn't brought up.
Way to disrespect the media. Watch out, one of them may punch you right in the mouth for being an asshole.
by duff
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Women's World Cup 2019
Replies: 323
Views: 2468

Re: Women's World Cup 2019

I have nothing against running up the score, it's the World Cup. Heck Thailand is the 3rd tier team in this group and even won a match in 2015. The last two world cup cycles, Thailand beat Vietnam for this spot in heart-crushing victories . I would have loved to have seen Vietnam get crushed 13-0 b...
by duff
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NBA Playoffs Thread
Replies: 429
Views: 4894

Re: 2019 NBA Playoffs Thread

Ryan wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:24 pm
For starters, how does anyone think that's real
My thoughts exactly. Completely staged.
by duff
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Live Music thread...
Replies: 1085
Views: 45795

Re: The Live Music thread...

Jerloma wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:33 pm
rass wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:09 pm
In solidarity with your suffering, I castrated myself. #lomastrong

Image
I was blowing...my brother.
Is this how you found out you didn't like the taste of latex?
by duff
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Women's World Cup 2019
Replies: 323
Views: 2468

Re: Women's World Cup 2019

Pretty sure after 4 and 5 Alex didn't do too much celebration. Others around her did, but she didn't. But of course, she has been there before. Same thing for Lloyd.
by duff
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Offseason Thread
Replies: 739
Views: 28484

Re: NFL Offseason Thread

I shaved my head earlier this year for my wife's best friend that is going through chemo treatments. At no point was this to say we are the same. It was as most here have said, to show solidarity and that we love her and are with her even though we can't imagine what she is going through. The best p...
by duff
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Tech Support
Replies: 604
Views: 50626

Re: Tech Support

rass wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:08 am
Giff wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:34 am
This is probably a really dumb question, but how do you take a large...wan.g...I want to use, but don't know how to get it to fit.
He just needs to ask his wife.
by duff
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Women's World Cup 2019
Replies: 323
Views: 2468

Re: Women's World Cup 2019

I just wish I could find a good streaming site. Xfinity won't let me stream this game because I am not on my home network. All other streams are way too choppy and I missed all 3 goals so far because of the stream quality.
by duff
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Women's World Cup 2019
Replies: 323
Views: 2468

Re: Women's World Cup 2019

That Netherlands-New Zealand game was exciting. Love watching these women play.
by duff
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NBA Playoffs Thread
Replies: 429
Views: 4894

Re: 2019 NBA Playoffs Thread

What the hell happened was they wanted the guy to get on the court. Not unreasonable even with chance of injury. It's expected. That's why you get the bucks, to put it on the line in the finals. Damn near no brainer to run him out there in a close out game when he likely doesn't play for them again...
by duff
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The I need to buy a house thread
Replies: 349
Views: 9586

Re: The I need to buy a house thread

Looks like home prices are the same in northern Indiana as in KC. Good to know.
by duff
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The I need to buy a house thread
Replies: 349
Views: 9586

Re: The I need to buy a house thread

When we purchased our house four years ago, we weren't even looking in the area. But the house came up, our realtor suggested we take a look at it. Mama Duff was curious because of the new kitchen. Went to the house and fell in love with it. It was listed at 65K less than value. Only on the market f...
by duff
Wed May 29, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random
Replies: 5139
Views: 180119

Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

"It'll compost" works in the woods where it won't be visible to other people and there is no real risk that the stuff will collect over the time it takes to compost. I just did a quick google search - one source says 2-5 weeks for a banana peel, another says up to 2 years. I guess it depends on whe...
by duff
Mon May 27, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Checkmate, Bitches! The Chess and other Board Games Thread
Replies: 232
Views: 9707

Re: Checkmate, Bitches! The Chess and other Board Games Thread

That was great. You could see Colbert going back in time.
by duff
Wed May 15, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 NBA Playoffs Thread
Replies: 429
Views: 4894

Re: 2019 NBA Playoffs Thread

A_B wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 9:55 pm
I’m just a Lebron Stan.
I just imagine AB writing a scathing fan letter to Lebron. I am laughing so hard at this image.
by duff
Tue May 14, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: What the fuck is wrong with people (thread)
Replies: 790
Views: 36419

Re: What the fuck is wrong with people (thread)

A minor thing, but when you see an able bodied person park in a handicapped spot and there are open spots all over the place, you should be legally allowed to vandalize the car. They may look able bodied to you from just looking, but it is sometimes hard to tell what afflictions they may have. If t...
by duff
Tue May 14, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread
Replies: 1402
Views: 79122

Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

I know this usually a space for lesser known celebrities and athletes, but this one hit close to home for me.

Mark "The Hot Dog Man" Carter

Truly a BSU icon.
by duff
Sun May 12, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Game of Thrones....
Replies: 980
Views: 29520

Re: Game of Thrones....

Fuck this show. What a terrible terrible terrible terrible terrible episode. Ooh, we had an undead big brother fighting his resilient little brother. All they hype for a real battle for that shit. Sure the eyeball thing was a nice call back, but wholly fuck, that was just awful. Why didn't Dany bur...
by duff
Mon May 06, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Game of Thrones....
Replies: 980
Views: 29520

Re: Game of Thrones....

I cannot wait until Dany is quartered and beheaded and then crucified. I have pure disdain for that character and I have since I read the books. The show makes her even worse. It isn't just the poor acting of Clarke. I just find her story arc tiresome and boring. They could have made her so much bet...
by duff
Fri Apr 26, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Nostalgiaganza
Replies: 222
Views: 9791

Re: The Nostalgiaganza

Ah, that was great.

Dr. D is the wrestler that assaulted a 20/20 reporter during an interview. If you haven't seen it, do yourself a favor and watch it. Fuck, was Piper amazing.
by duff
Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: More Backroom Deals Than Tammany Hall - A Youth Soccer Tale
Replies: 426
Views: 12610

Re: More Backroom Deals Than Tammany Hall - A Youth Soccer Tale

Didn't know Lori Laughlin had grandkids living in Kentucky.
by duff
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Swamp Kids in College Thread
Replies: 132
Views: 2687

Re: Swamp Kids in College Thread

tennbengal wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:19 am
That's a pretty damn successful first year, frankly. Especially that far from home.
Especially since us Midwestern hayseed get caught up in the sites of the big city of Boston.
by duff
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Honeydew vs. Cantaloupe
Replies: 106
Views: 835

Re: Honeydew vs. Cantaloupe

Pruitt wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:59 pm
But surely we can all agree that kiwi are probably the worst of all fruits.
I like you less with each passing day.
by duff
Mon Apr 22, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Singularity
Replies: 201
Views: 9348

Re: The Singularity

Sabo wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 1:36 pm
I hate reading this kind of stuff. I think it's high time I get off my duff and start planning my wilderness cabin so I can write my manifestos.
WTF did I do to you for such slanderous use of my name, bird brain?
by duff
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Honeydew vs. Cantaloupe
Replies: 106
Views: 835

Re: Honeydew vs. Cantaloupe

Here is how to make fruit salad:



Don't ever fucking question Greg, Murray, Jeff, and Anthony.
by duff
Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Game of Thrones....
Replies: 980
Views: 29520

Re: Game of Thrones....

This episode was so good. Gives me hope for the season, but I am sure it will be more about the large battles (which are amazing to watch but this series has always been about characters/relationships).
by duff
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Notre Dame
Replies: 112
Views: 1288

Re: Notre Dame

Does the church have insurance? If so isn't the church taking g the donations for rebuilding a bit of a shame? Also if this construction related won't the contractor be liable? Maybe on their insurance. Also if the insurance denies for act of God that would be irony right? Isn't the building owned ...
by duff
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:13 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Friends
Replies: 32
Views: 279

Re: Friends

Ross is just too high strung.