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by EdRomero
Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Work question: Dealing with Vendors
Replies: 13
Views: 133

Re: Work question: Dealing with Vendors

Anyone else noticed a spike in vendor cold calls or emails in the last year? Maybe my email address found its way onto some shit marketing email list, but damn, I get anywhere from 3-5 unsolicited vendor emails a day. I blame LinkedIn because some of these emails reference something my LinkedIn acc...
by EdRomero
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: OFFICIAL Eat Right & Get Fit Challenge
Replies: 968
Views: 66791

Re: OFFICIAL Eat Right & Get Fit Challenge

Just watched https://gamechangersmovie.com/ I get manipulated pretty easily by the most recent book or movie I see, so it's tempting to try it out. The most appealing thing is eating more carbs. And before I get too excited, there's this: https://www.menshealth.com/nutrition/a29067926/the-game-chang...
by EdRomero
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 13 - let’s all chill and have some turducken!
Replies: 66
Views: 977

Re: NFL Week 13 - let’s all chill and have some turducken!

It made me laugh even more when I realized it was DaveinSeattle asking about Dave in Seattle. ok...I googled it. Now the question is: Why the hell was Dave Matthews raising the 12th man flag? I know he lives here, but as far as I know he has no connection to the team at all. And why does he look li...
by EdRomero
Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread
Replies: 1520
Views: 143575

Re: 2020: The Democratic Presidential Nomination Thread



I think her performance in Senate hearings is a great strength so it would be great to see more of that.
by EdRomero
Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part IV - Welcome to Stupid Watergate
Replies: 795
Views: 42426

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

Nonlinear FC wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:22 am
Not to diminish that development, but not sure why it's a Holy Shit type of development.
It means there will be much more evidence to be ignored and then forgotten.
by EdRomero
Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 College Football Thread
Replies: 132
Views: 11113

Re: 2019 College Football Thread

Guess that field goal Saban was pissed at the refs about before half time was kinda important.
by EdRomero
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019-20 NBA Season
Replies: 213
Views: 12837

Re: 2019-20 NBA Season

The Mavs aren’t really a marquee NBA team so it’s flying a bit under the radar that Luka Doncic is 20 years old and nearly averaging a 30 point triple-double as the leader of the #1 most efficient offense in the NBA. I was very bullish on him as a draft prospect but this is just insane. Trae Young'...
by EdRomero
Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Movies
Replies: 2563
Views: 175142

Re: Movies

The Irishman would have been better with Bojack in it. I thought it was interesting, but it wasn't compelling enough to make me watch the 3 hours and 30 minutes in one sitting.
by EdRomero
Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Winter Reading Thread
Replies: 6
Views: 124

Re: Winter Reading Thread

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51pkJ%2Bo2-UL._SX343_BO1,204,203,200_.jpg It has probably been over 20 years since I last read Vonnegut. This book is a nice collection of short stories, but the last piece in the book --a personal essay, "The Last Tasmanian," is pure Vonnegut goodne...
by EdRomero
Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Pardon my Take Stuff
Replies: 24
Views: 451

Re: Pardon my Take Stuff

I mean, anyone is welcome to consume their content. But everyone else is also welcome to judge you because of it. If you have to perform justification calisthenics to say why they’re better than the rest of the platform, you already know it’s an issue. I read PFT Commenter before he went to Barstoo...
by EdRomero
Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Twitter
Replies: 938
Views: 91553

Re: Twitter

by EdRomero
Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Syria
Replies: 146
Views: 8086

Re: Syria

Not sure. I watched it on PBS and then found the link.
by EdRomero
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Pardon my Take Stuff
Replies: 24
Views: 451

Re: Pardon my Take Stuff

A news conglomerate using propaganda to brainwash half of the American public and directly working with the leadership of the United States which is affecting the environment, lives of millions, the courts and structure of US government, among other things is a great comparison to a sports blog.
by EdRomero
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Syria
Replies: 146
Views: 8086

Re: Syria

This is gut-wrenching, but so well done. And because everything comes back to Trump/Putin, much of this is about the effects of Russian planes bombing hospitals.
https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/for-sama/
by EdRomero
Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Pardon my Take Stuff
Replies: 24
Views: 451

Re: Pardon my Take Stuff

I was going to make a barstool thread because it's stupid the conversation is in the Deadspin thread, but I feel PMT is better than the rest of barstool and was worth discussing without getting caught up in the barstool is awful discussion.
by EdRomero
Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Minor League Baseball
Replies: 53
Views: 1216

Re: Minor League Baseball

by EdRomero
Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 12 - Rudolph the Foul Mouthed Steeler?
Replies: 85
Views: 1370

Re: NFL Week 12 - Rudolph the Foul Mouthed Steeler?

So there may have been one second left on the clock because a Marine tried to catch a ball on the sideline rather than letting it hit the ground and I may have said "fuck supporting the troops."
by EdRomero
Sat Nov 23, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Koalas
Replies: 11
Views: 222

Koalas

by EdRomero
Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 College Football Thread
Replies: 132
Views: 11113

Re: 2019 College Football Thread

Harvard Yale game delayed due to student climate change protest -- Mr. Burns will not be happy.
by EdRomero
Sat Nov 23, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Movies
Replies: 2563
Views: 175142

Re: Movies

by EdRomero
Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Sports Photography Thread
Replies: 61
Views: 3465

Re: Sports Photography Thread

mister d wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:35 am
Itscoolbutwouldntitbecoolerinportraitsoyoucouldseetheflooraswell?
you think they're playing on a tennis court?
by EdRomero
Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Sports Photography Thread
Replies: 61
Views: 3465

Re: Sports Photography Thread

Image

by EdRomero
Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Punchable Faces Thread
Replies: 255
Views: 14947

Re: The Punchable Faces Thread

by EdRomero
Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Videos
Replies: 1684
Views: 148041

Re: Random Videos

by EdRomero
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part IV - Welcome to Stupid Watergate
Replies: 795
Views: 42426

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

Looks like Sondland decided to go away from the GOP talking points script. Could be an interesting day with Nunes falling back to screaming Benghazi over and over in the end.
by EdRomero
Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 College Football Thread
Replies: 132
Views: 11113

Re: 2019 College Football Thread

Go Bombers: https://theithacan.org/sports/football- ... e-stadium/

Attendance record set for Division 3 game
by EdRomero
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Netflix Suggestions?
Replies: 759
Views: 38713

Re: Netflix Suggestions?

As an aficionado of really bad movies, Dolemite will always have a special place in my heart. So I am really looking forward to this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ws1YIKsuTjQ Just watched it and really enjoyed it On the other hand, I'm not like Peaky Blinders as much. I like how they continu...
by EdRomero
Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part IV - Welcome to Stupid Watergate
Replies: 795
Views: 42426

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

My only concern is reading here and on twitter everything look awful for Twitter. Then when I listen to NPR/BBC, they do the both-sideism report, and sometimes they correct Trump's talking points but often they don't. And I know I'm a broken record on this, but it's amazing what stories don't seem t...
by EdRomero
Fri Nov 15, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Rants 2?
Replies: 717
Views: 34063

Re: Rants 2?

I went to a lecture on Play Deficit Disorder -- the basic argument is a gradual but extreme increase in academic time (since about 1960) and an increased fear of bad stuff happening to your kids (or being accused of being a neglectful parent) has decreased independent child playtime (which means pl...
by EdRomero
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Pardon my Take Stuff
Replies: 24
Views: 451

Pardon my Take Stuff

https://twitter.com/BarstoolBigCat/status/1195342210562220032 https://twitter.com/BarstoolBigCat/status/1195088989780422661 I was going to put these in the Deadspin thread, then I thought about making a Barstool thread, but then I thought there should be a thread for them because they're so prolific...
by EdRomero
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Politics
Replies: 4234
Views: 253153

Re: Random Politics

sancarlos wrote:
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:18 pm
Chesa Boudin was elected district attorney in San Francisco last week. He has quite an interesting lineage, particularly for a big city DA. I trust you kids have heard of the Weather Underground?
of course
by EdRomero
Wed Nov 13, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part IV - Welcome to Stupid Watergate
Replies: 795
Views: 42426

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

P.D.X. wrote:
Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:20 pm
It's weird to me that no one is ever shown with a cup of coffee in these hearings.
Agreed
by EdRomero
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019-20 NBA Season
Replies: 213
Views: 12837

Re: 2019-20 NBA Season

by EdRomero
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Week 10 NFL
Replies: 55
Views: 819

Re: Week 10 NFL

Red Zone switched away from what ended up being a Goff fumble and Steelers TD in real-time to show what ended up being a timeout in GB. Should have doubled boxed that man! They were making up for triple boxing when the Chiefs were trying to tie the game with a field goal. In one box, players were s...
by EdRomero
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: OFFICIAL Eat Right & Get Fit Challenge
Replies: 968
Views: 66791

Re: OFFICIAL Eat Right & Get Fit Challenge

After years and years of trying to run independently then taking months off for no good reason, I joined a running group. After 2 months with them, I got a pr in a 3 mile race and actually look forward to the days after work and the weekend mornings I get to run with them (having a bar or a breakfas...
by EdRomero
Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum MMXV
Replies: 429
Views: 14122

Re: The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum MMXV

My cat being named after Dwight Evans should count for something.
by EdRomero
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Week 9 NFL - are you ready for some Jets/Dolphins?!
Replies: 66
Views: 4631

Re: Week 9 NFL - are you ready for some Jets/Dolphins?!

Gonna be that guy and say the Steelers almost got dicked by shitty PI calls (or non-calls) and the wackass review results. I think both the PI that was called and OPI that wasn’t were bad calls, but not sure Tomlin should have challenged the second since it’s clear the bar to make a change in revie...