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by A_B
Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart
Replies: 947
Views: 29913

Re: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart

It’s been corroborated by one person apparently.
by A_B
Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart
Replies: 947
Views: 29913

Re: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart

mister d wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:05 pm
Which, whether they did or didn't, in the middle of the night means shit.
Agreed. It was so disheartening to just see it painted as "cops doing their job"
by A_B
Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart
Replies: 947
Views: 29913

Re: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart

Did anyone ask how future situations like this could be avoided or is that too controversial? It's sadly obvious that no-knock warrants are permitted because of fears of destruction of evidence, and it's plainly clear that drug convictions are more important than the lives of black suspects. They r...
by A_B
Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Gale Sayers
Replies: 16
Views: 140

Re: Gale Sayers

Square Rob wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:38 pm
A_B wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:36 pm
SO pretty much when you want to. That's how it works for me. I cry at everything anymore. Fucking Ted Lasso had me tearing up.
To be fair, fucking Ted leads to earth shattering orgasms.
And the biscuits the morning after are divine!
by A_B
Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart
Replies: 947
Views: 29913

Re: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart

mister d wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:37 pm
Did anyone ask how future situations like this could be avoided or is that too controversial?
They did and it was a routine response that everything is assessed to see how to act accordingly, I believe.
by A_B
Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Gale Sayers
Replies: 16
Views: 140

Re: Gale Sayers

SO pretty much when you want to. That's how it works for me. I cry at everything anymore. Fucking Ted Lasso had me tearing up.
by A_B
Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart
Replies: 947
Views: 29913

Re: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart

Oh, the press conference went according to script. And if you take them at their word then this is justice.
by A_B
Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart
Replies: 947
Views: 29913

Re: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart

Holy shit. The counts are related to the shots that went into neighbors apartments. Not Taylor’s.
by A_B
Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart
Replies: 947
Views: 29913

Re: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart

Steve of phpBB wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:27 pm
One cop charged with three counts of wanton endangerment. That's it.

Of course, I have no idea if additional charges would be appropriate - but now that we are this far in, shit's going to happen anyway.
It’s going to get bad.
by A_B
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Cemetery Visits?
Replies: 22
Views: 122

Re: Cemetery Visits?

I'm fortunate to have not lost a parent, child, or sibling yet, so I haven't really felt a need. I don't even know where my grandparents are buried. But the whole idea of cemeteries kind of bothers me. I mean, not really the "idea." I like the idea of a place and a monument for the dead. But the ph...
by A_B
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart
Replies: 947
Views: 29913

Re: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart

They did the "moral and ethical" thing that night of gunning an innocent, unarmed woman down in her home. Just what Jesus would have done! This is where the argument is going to go, almost. Remember, her boyfriend did have a gun and returned fire. They're going to say it was collateral damage due t...
by A_B
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart
Replies: 947
Views: 29913

Re: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart

FYI, keep an eye on Louisville this afternoon. Announcements regarding Breonna Taylor case expected at 1:30. If they choose to prosecute, it will likely be peaceful. If not, whoo boy, it will be anything but. This is from last night from one of the guys involved. https://twitter.com/robferdman/statu...
by A_B
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Cemetery Visits?
Replies: 22
Views: 122

Re: Cemetery Visits?

I have only my two grandparents to consider visiting - my mother was cremated. It's in my hometown and I don't end up there very often. I did stop once a few years ago when I was dealing with my mom's house sale, but I couldn't even find their places anymore. My mom never got actual headstones put u...
by A_B
Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Official Pro Wrestling thread
Replies: 246
Views: 20362

Re: Official Pro Wrestling thread

IN the interest of full disclosure, it appears to have been the Midnight Express and not the Road Warriors I saw that day. And just so Sabo isn't the only one depressed this early on a Wednesday, here is the reason I remember that more vividly than I probably would otherwise. I probably remember tha...
by A_B
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Official Pro Wrestling thread
Replies: 246
Views: 20362

Re: Official Pro Wrestling thread

First wrestling event I ever saw was Rock n Roll Express vs. The Road Warriors in the Huntington civic center. I can still remember it like it was yesterday.
by A_B
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Learn Something Random Every Day Thoughts
Replies: 3245
Views: 169068

Re: Learn Something Random Every Day Thoughts

sancarlos wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:05 pm
mister d wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 1:16 pm
If things ever return to normal and we can worry about frivolous things again, I'm going to start a campaign against coffee makers measuring in false cups.
Yeah, makes the measurement meaningless.
Which was Mr. Coffee's grand design.
by A_B
Tue Sep 22, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SwampMD
Replies: 60
Views: 4338

Re: SwampMD

Can anyone explain how the fuck GoodRx works? My insurance denied a drug but it would be $210 for us to get it. But there was a GoodRx coupon and we got it for $12 by going through "Cash" option. Who's footing that difference or not pocketing that difference, maybe?
by A_B
Tue Sep 22, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: EPL 2020/21
Replies: 78
Views: 728

Re: EPL 2020/21

govmentchedda wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 2:25 pm
COVID outbreak at West Ham. Moyes, Issa Diop, and Josh Cullen all test positive, and are sent home prior to tonight's match in the Carabao Cup, WHICH IS STILL GOING ON, and the Hammers are up 1-0 v. Hull.

How in the hell isn't the entire team isolated via contact tracing?
Luck O' the hammers!
by A_B
Tue Sep 22, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NCAA Football 2019 --> Offseason --> 2020
Replies: 218
Views: 3444

Re: NCAA Football 2019 --> Offseason --> 2020

DSafetyGuy wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 1:28 pm
Deion Sanders is now the coach at Jackson State and has reportedly hired Terrell Owens (WR) and Warren Sapp (DL) as position coaches.
I see no downside.
by A_B
Tue Sep 22, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Coffee Thread, The
Replies: 168
Views: 7041

Re: Coffee Thread, The

Don't get me started on Tervis's "16 oz" tumblers. WHY THE HELL WULD YOU USE THE EXTERNAL CUP'S CAPACITY AND NOT WHERE YOU CAN ACTUALLY PUT THE LIQUID!??!?!?
by A_B
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Hey Johnnie
Replies: 193
Views: 7625

Re: Hey Johnnie

So i see the core currciulum is seven courses and then three for concentration. So you'll get a well-rounded anyway. Personally I'd go with Data Analytics, but I think you'd be fine now that I see that you get the general MBA stuff no matter what.
by A_B
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: (The End of) Journalism Thread
Replies: 542
Views: 46087

Re: (The End of) Journalism Thread

We need someone to fall on the grenade from now on and just copy the thing here.
by A_B
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: (The End of) Journalism Thread
Replies: 542
Views: 46087

Re: (The End of) Journalism Thread

I wish I hadn’t given them a click.
by A_B
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Television (no longer temporary)
Replies: 3453
Views: 233070

Re: Television (no longer temporary)

Shirley wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:22 am
Just realized that when I bought my son a new iPhone I got a year of Apple TV+ for free. I guess I can try out that Ted Lasso show now.
I’m excited for you. That’s how we got our subscription too.
by A_B
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Hey Johnnie
Replies: 193
Views: 7625

Re: Hey Johnnie

That’s pretty dope.


Now here is where I play devils advocate: if you already know that supply chain shizz why don’t you get the mba in another concentration?
by A_B
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Replies: 167
Views: 1049

Re: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

degenerasian wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:15 am
I heard that there's a provision to split Texas (and other states) in three that could be used by the GOP if DC decides to give DC and PR statehood?
I can’t see anything less popular for Texans than making the state smaller.
by A_B
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Replies: 167
Views: 1049

Re: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Nah. Not sure you make structural governing changes to achieve short term political goals. Actually I am sure. Destined to backfire. When this judge gets pushed through, packing the court wouldn't even help until people started dying. And it makes no sense that DC doesn't have more representation.
by A_B
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NCAA Football 2019 --> Offseason --> 2020
Replies: 218
Views: 3444

Re: NCAA Football 2019 --> Offseason --> 2020

Shirley wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:57 am
I'm sorry, if four players tested positive, how in the world are there only 6 others "caught in contact tracing?" This is football we're talking about, right?
Luck o' the Irish!
by A_B
Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Replies: 167
Views: 1049

Re: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Unfortunately for the Dems here, this isn’t a court proceeding, and precedent doesn’t matter much. This case and Garland’s are consistent in the only way that really matters: the GOP wants as many federal judges as possible, and will do whatever is necessary to achieve that goal. It’s long past tim...
by A_B
Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Replies: 167
Views: 1049

Re: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

I wish they would at least use the argument that Trump isn't a lame duck, but Obama was. While that's not a great argument (especially when you consider how close we are to the election), at least it's not as corrosive as the argument that the acceptable behavior depends on the alignment of the pol...
by A_B
Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL 2020
Replies: 202
Views: 2178

Re: NFL 2020

Rex wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:57 pm
I wasn’t ready for The Killers to be old
Somebody told me all these things that I’ve done were just glamorous indie rock and roll.
by A_B
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread
Replies: 1129
Views: 19220

Re: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread

Got a second negative today. Boss has said to just work from home for rest of week to be 14 days past exposure. Luckily I have two projects that have to be done this week because I really suck at work from home in general. The dog doesn’t help. (She is an angel but fucking high maintenance when peop...
by A_B
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 MLB Season, Sponsored by Sprint
Replies: 271
Views: 5267

Re: 2020 MLB Season, Sponsored by Sprint

tennbengal wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:17 pm
For damn sure. Especially if Royals can hang on over St. Louis.
Just checked score. Fingers crossed.
by A_B
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 MLB Season, Sponsored by Sprint
Replies: 271
Views: 5267

Re: 2020 MLB Season, Sponsored by Sprint

tennbengal wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:43 pm
A_B wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:35 pm
tennbengal wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:26 pm
MOOOOOOOOOSSSSEEEEE
We may need a separate thread
Nope! We get to have this and share!

First time over .500 since May of 2017!
That game was so key.
by A_B
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Learn Something Random Every Day Thoughts
Replies: 3245
Views: 169068

Re: Learn Something Random Every Day Thoughts

I lost a decent keychain multitool to tsa because I forgot I had it
by A_B
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 MLB Season, Sponsored by Sprint
Replies: 271
Views: 5267

Re: 2020 MLB Season, Sponsored by Sprint

tennbengal wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:26 pm
MOOOOOOOOOSSSSEEEEE
We may need a separate thread
by A_B
Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 MLB Season, Sponsored by Sprint
Replies: 271
Views: 5267

Re: 2020 MLB Season, Sponsored by Sprint

This season is back to being dead to me. Dammit bengal I thought we had an unspoken thing where neither of us mention anything and cross our fingers. The Suarez HR just now in the 6th to give the Reds the lead revived the season for me. For now. Working out of the jam in top 7 made it move.
by A_B
Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Learn Something Random Every Day Thoughts
Replies: 3245
Views: 169068

Re: Learn Something Random Every Day Thoughts

I don't carry one, but I do have one in both glove boxes. And whenever I start doing any kind of odd job around the house I usually pop one in there, but not for daily carry. I didn't live with my dad growing up, but my grandpa absolutely carried a knife. And used it. I have one of his old pocketkni...
by A_B
Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 US Open (golf)
Replies: 23
Views: 300

Re: 2020 US Open (golf)

I think my favourite was just the disdain you could hear from the announcers about how Bryson was playing. Especially Azinger, you could here in his voice how he doesn’t like the way these guys play the game. On Saturday Wolff shot 65 hitting 4/14 fairways. Azinger said the win was "validation on s...
by A_B
Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:09 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 US Open (golf)
Replies: 23
Views: 300

Re: 2020 US Open (golf)

degenerasian wrote:
Sun Sep 20, 2020 10:50 pm
So DeChambeau hit 23 out of 56 fairways. you guys have hope.
Yeah I have been in the exact same locations relatively speaking on my local courses.


In three shots.