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by Pruitt
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Rants 2?
Replies: 698
Views: 32471

Re: Rants 2?

If they say no again, do you get back the rights, or is it a "No, but we still keep your stuff in perpetuity" scenario? That's one of the things that makes it particularly painful. The initial concept was all from the Korean company. Over the years, I altered it, added a couple of characters etc., ...
by Pruitt
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Rants 2?
Replies: 698
Views: 32471

Re: Rants 2?

Fuck! That is awful. It really, really sucks to put your time and effort into something like that only to have it stopped. Is there ever a possibility it could be picked up in the future? Actually, I just figured out that there could be. BACKSTORY: I started working on this show for a Korean compan...
by Pruitt
Tue Nov 12, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Rants 2?
Replies: 698
Views: 32471

Re: Rants 2?

That sucks, Pruitt. As someone who's toyed with the idea of doing creative work for a living but always hesitated for fear of the type a scenario you described, I can sympathize. You getting into and succeeding in a career where that type of thing is a constant is admirable. Hoping you have enough ...
by Pruitt
Tue Nov 12, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Gunpowder's Gold Star Trivia
Replies: 1705
Views: 48242

Re: Gunpowder's Gold Star Trivia

by Pruitt
Tue Nov 12, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Rants 2?
Replies: 698
Views: 32471

Re: Rants 2?

Ah, fuck! Just a series that I've been developing for 4 years, and that was THIS close to getting greenlit. Which means that I'd have a 2-5 year gig. And since it would be a French co-production, royalties for years to come... And the plug was pulled today two months before production. I know, we al...
by Pruitt
Tue Nov 12, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Rants 2?
Replies: 698
Views: 32471

Re: Rants 2?

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by Pruitt
Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread
Replies: 825
Views: 49102

Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

While my son is waiting for his career to take off (graduated with a degree in Industrial Design in the spring), he's begun making ASMR videos. Now, this stuff makes me very agitated, but there are millions who enjoy it. He's made a bunch of videos, and the content is interesting even if the deliver...
by Pruitt
Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, November and TOC '19
Replies: 40
Views: 285

Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, November and TOC '19

Carwash 6-1
Pruitt 5-2
L-Jam 4-3
BSF 4-3
Brian 4-3
by Pruitt
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Dusty Thread
Replies: 167
Views: 9355

Re: The Dusty Thread

Johnnie wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:58 am
I proposed to my girlfriend. She said yes. And I can't not tear up watching the video of the proposal.
Not dusty - but I got goosebumps reading this.

Mazel Tov! And many, many years of happiness.
by Pruitt
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Twitter
Replies: 930
Views: 77227

Re: Twitter

Being a baby boomer is/was a source of pride for the most part. But when it's co-opted by a younger person to show that someone may be out of touch is when Boomers don't care for it, it seems. It's more the dismissal than the moniker. Yeah,that makes sense. Part of the aging process is learning to ...
by Pruitt
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, November and TOC '19
Replies: 40
Views: 285

Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, November and TOC '19

Carwash 6-0
L-Jam 4-2
Ryan 4-2
Pruitt 4-2
Brian 3-3
Duff 3-3
Syb 2-4
by Pruitt
Mon Nov 11, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019-2020 NHL Season
Replies: 135
Views: 4537

Re: 2019-2020 NHL Season

There's also a story here about how forced displays of patriotism are not patriotic, but a form of fascism. Amen. There's a very fine line though, and recent years here have seen an increase in the "commercialisation" of Remembrance Day. What are you talking about, every veteran should be thanked f...
by Pruitt
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019-2020 NHL Season
Replies: 135
Views: 4537

Re: 2019-2020 NHL Season

brian wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:21 pm
There's also a story here about how forced displays of patriotism are not patriotic, but a form of fascism.
Amen.

There's a very fine line though, and recent years here have seen an increase in the "commercialisation" of Remembrance Day.
by Pruitt
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019-2020 NHL Season
Replies: 135
Views: 4537

Re: 2019-2020 NHL Season

Always hated the guy. One of Rob Ford's earliest public supporters - an indication of the type of mentality at work here. One less cro-magnon to worry about. I was at the grocery store today at 11:00. An announcement was made that it was time for a moment of silence, and nobody said a word. Everyone...
by Pruitt
Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Best Nation in the World...
Replies: 40
Views: 569

Re: The Best Nation in the World...

Does the Swamp have an official charity for the excess? There's not likely to be an excess. The money will pay for about four to five years of hosting, so DSafe will transfer money as need to reimburse JPops (who pays the hosting provider). But it means we won't have to send any more money again un...
by Pruitt
Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Euro 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 586

Re: Euro 2020

wlu_lax6 wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:46 am
So Russia (which is qualified and hosting some games) may have a problem on both fronts. Bet they wimp out on the bans.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/08/spor ... -2020.html


Just like in the 2018 World Cup.
by Pruitt
Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Best Nation in the World...
Replies: 40
Views: 569

Re: The Best Nation in the World...

Does the Swamp have an official charity for the excess?
by Pruitt
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Best Nation in the World...
Replies: 40
Views: 569

Re: The Best Nation in the World...

Money's currently jetting its way to the greater Syracuse area.

A bargain at twice the price!
by Pruitt
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part IV - Welcome to Stupid Watergate
Replies: 561
Views: 18123

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part IV - Welcome to Stupid Watergate

Skip to 1:40. You really hate to see it. https://youtu.be/Swtd8vIcqUY Apparently there are crazies that are too crazy for the current crazies in power. Kinda like when ISIS split from Al Qaeda and formed their own thing. That was...Unsettling. And a great example of how fractured we currently are a...
by Pruitt
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Week 10 NFL
Replies: 44
Views: 536

Re: Week 10 NFL

Colts/Dolphins was the worst football game I've watched in a long time. I know the Colts were without their top...checking notes...6 or so guys, but ffs. You clearly didn't see the Browns-Bills game. I'm looking forward to tonight's game for pool reasons, but also to re-affirm in my mind that the N...
by Pruitt
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Weather
Replies: 1467
Views: 59960

Re: The Weather

6 inches of snow today - started already.

Time to put the clubs away and get snow tires put on. Damn!
by Pruitt
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Ball of Confusion
Replies: 330
Views: 19488

Re: Ball of Confusion

Sure looks like a Trump-administration assisted coup: https://twitter.com/heerjeet/status/1193648083902640130?s=21 Morales’ regime did a lot to improve the welfare of poor and working class people in Bolivia, and had a lot of success reducing poverty. But he was also planning to nationalize the cou...
by Pruitt
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Week 10 NFL
Replies: 44
Views: 536

Re: Week 10 NFL

Goff really isn't very good is he?
by Pruitt
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Ball of Confusion
Replies: 330
Views: 19488

Re: Ball of Confusion

Bolivia’s Morales resigns amid scathing election report, rising protests I veer more to the left side of the political spectrum, even though I figure that I am a Centrist. But I gotta say that this is not the first left winger who has come in to right the wrongs of decades of right-wing corruption,...
by Pruitt
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Week 10 NFL
Replies: 44
Views: 536

Re: Week 10 NFL

Bills-Browns is a guarantee of the absolute worst that the NFL has to offer.
by Pruitt
Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Netflix Suggestions?
Replies: 755
Views: 34294

Re: Netflix Suggestions?

"Midnight Diner" is a really good Japanese series. It's an anthology, so each episode stands alone.
by Pruitt
Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Swamp Can Resume its Gambling Problem
Replies: 67
Views: 1625

Re: The Swamp Can Resume its Gambling Problem

degenerasian wrote:
Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:22 pm
I have a gambling problem, I'm betting on the KSI-Paul fight.
Man - you might as well bet on wrestling.

Ravens are my top pick in my confidence pool at -10, followed by Packers at -5, Bills at a very strange +3 and Seahawks at +6.
by Pruitt
Sat Nov 09, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part IV - Welcome to Stupid Watergate
Replies: 561
Views: 18123

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part IV - Welcome to Stupid Watergate

So GOP Congressmen are demanding that the impeachment hearings include the whistleblower and Hunter Biden.

Why don;t they put Hillary on their list as well?
by Pruitt
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Images (now possibly NSFW)
Replies: 1996
Views: 131932

Re: Images (now possibly NSFW)

Image
by Pruitt
Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Swamp Kids in College Thread
Replies: 189
Views: 4289

Re: Swamp Kids in College Thread

tennbengal wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:27 am
Middle age comes at you fast. And stuff.
Congratulations. That is great news.

I am about to have a birthday that will put me closer to 70 than 40.
by Pruitt
Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Godless III - Completing The Trinity
Replies: 2094
Views: 142151

Re: Godless III - Completing The Trinity

(Moved this here because I didn't want to talk about my Aunt Margaret on a thread devoted to Trump. She deserves better.) And "Christians" love this venal piece of shit. Trump ordered to pay $2 million to charities over misuse of foundation What's with the quotations? They're not real Christians bec...
by Pruitt
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Television (no longer temporary)
Replies: 2903
Views: 174593

Re: Television (no longer temporary)

wlu_lax6 wrote:
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:51 pm
the new Diego Maradona movie that premiers tomorrow on HBO is getting really good reviews from the soccer press.
It was absolutely fantastic.
by Pruitt
Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 1439
Views: 99493

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread

Speaking of bland moderates, Michael Bloomberg has filed to run as a Democrat. The reaction at least in my corner of the Twittersphere is not lauditory. https://twitter.com/daveweigel/status/1192572906594848768?s=20 Because what America needs is an election between two New Yorkers in their mid to l...
by Pruitt
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Gunpowder's Gold Star Trivia
Replies: 1705
Views: 48242

Re: Gunpowder's Gold Star Trivia

LeBron?