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by Sabo
Sat Dec 07, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: EPL Season 2019-20
Replies: 151
Views: 14780

Re: EPL Season 2019-20

Chelsea’s defense is shit. Good thing their transfer ban was lifted so they can overpay for mediocre defenders this winter.
by Sabo
Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Racism
Replies: 774
Views: 39726

Re: Racism

The Sybian wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:58 pm
Why blur out their faces? If they want to give a Heil Hitler salute, show their faces.
Because racists are cowards.
by Sabo
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Work question: Dealing with Vendors
Replies: 16
Views: 196

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 Sabo
Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Work question: Dealing with Vendors
Replies: 16
Views: 196

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 acco...
by Sabo
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust
Replies: 98
Views: 1152

Re: NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust

bfj wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:18 pm
Tim Ryan gets the week off
This belongs in the WTF is Wrong with People thread.
by Sabo
Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust
Replies: 98
Views: 1152

Re: NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust

brian wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:19 pm
Jerry Jones should just coach the team. You damn well know he wants to.
There is a greater than zero chance of that happening.
by Sabo
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust
Replies: 98
Views: 1152

Re: NFL Week 14 - Riverboat Ron Goes Bust

I'm legitimately surprised by this. Not that they were going to make the playoffs or they weren't going to at the end of the season, but it seems odd to just cut him off with 4 weeks less unless he told the owner to go fuck himself. He was probably on borrowed time as soon as they transferred owner...
by Sabo
Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 13 - let’s all chill and have some turducken!
Replies: 66
Views: 988

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

degenerasian wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:45 am
Bills +7 is an absolute steal. Cowboys are frauds.
Starting to wonder if the "Is Joe Flacco elite?" question now applies to Dak Prescott. He's made some terrible throws today, most notably that red zone pass to Elliott on fourth down.
by Sabo
Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Movies
Replies: 2574
Views: 176118

Re: Movies

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is one of the most touching and thoughtful movies I've ever seen. It's worthy of all the plaudits it is getting, and Tom Hanks and Matthew Rhys absolutely kill their roles, and Chris Cooper is his usual awesome self. I also liked how the movie showed all of the T...
by Sabo
Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: OFFICIAL Eat Right & Get Fit Challenge
Replies: 968
Views: 67112

Re: OFFICIAL Eat Right & Get Fit Challenge

Lose It! is another good weight loss/food tracking app. It also can integrate with Strava and a few other fitness apps if you want to track how many calories you burn during exercise.
by Sabo
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 12 - Rudolph the Foul Mouthed Steeler?
Replies: 85
Views: 1381

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

DSafetyGuy wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:10 pm
Also, Stick is having an internal debate about dogging it against you this week to try to help you get into the playoffs so he might not have to play Giff.
I welcome the collusion, even though I'd probably face him in the playoffs and lose by 60+ points.
by Sabo
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The I need to buy a house thread
Replies: 415
Views: 12060

Re: The I need to buy a house thread

wlu_lax6 wrote:
Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:46 am
Syb..when this closes, let us know. I feel like the Swamp should come up big on the funny welcome mat house warming gift. you know this house is protected by god and guns, or such
https://www.amazon.com/Custom-Doormat-W ... B015ZG5MZ6
by Sabo
Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 12 - Rudolph the Foul Mouthed Steeler?
Replies: 85
Views: 1381

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

I'm just pumped I have Mahomes and Jackson in both of my pay leagues for the foreseeable future. Yeah, it's gonna look bad when the commissioner of one of your leagues somehow moves his team to the other division this offseason. I'm looking forward to the day when The Stick changes his avatar from ...
by Sabo
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Weather
Replies: 1480
Views: 64927

Re: The Weather

Exactly!
by Sabo
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Weather
Replies: 1480
Views: 64927

Re: The Weather

I have one, but it's so old it has the old phone numbering/exchange system on it instead of a seven- or 10-digit phone number.
by Sabo
Tue Nov 26, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Weather
Replies: 1480
Views: 64927

Re: The Weather

Damn. That's a well-traveled yard stick.
by Sabo
Tue Nov 26, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 12 - Rudolph the Foul Mouthed Steeler?
Replies: 85
Views: 1381

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

I’d feel a lot better about the Ravens’ chances to win it all this year if they had a (slightly) better WR corp. Either way, Jackson’s made me a fan of the game again. They don’t need it. They have enough. So.many.weapons So as a Swamper who has been here a while. Is the Swamp's level of dislike fo...
by Sabo
Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Cricket
Replies: 267
Views: 13543

Re: Cricket

Great catch by New Zealand's Mitchell Santner during the England-NZ test match:

ETA: Can't embed the video because ESPN sucks, but the video can be found at:

https://www.espncricinfo.com/
by Sabo
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 College Football Thread
Replies: 139
Views: 11299

Re: 2019 College Football Thread

Nonlinear FC wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:54 am
I'm also psyched the game isn't airing on Fox.
Sorry to disappoint, but the game is being aired by Fox.
by Sabo
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2019 College Football Thread
Replies: 139
Views: 11299

Re: 2019 College Football Thread

If you told me after the Wiskey game that MI would have a punchers chance against Ohio, I would've farted at you. After the last 4 games? The offense is clicking and the D is flying. Not predicting a win, but a month ago, I wasn't even going to tune in. Now I'm paying attention, at least. I'm team ...
by Sabo
Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Soup
Replies: 27
Views: 272

Re: Soup

Pruitt wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:43 pm
Recently made a lentil soup that was amazing.

But VERY gas-inducing.

Any recipes? My old man fantasy: I'd like to have a pot of homemade soup going at all times.
Whenever I cook lentils, I add cumin to them. Supposedly that helps lessen the gaseous impact.
by Sabo
Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Soup
Replies: 27
Views: 272

Re: Soup

I want to make homemade pho some time. I'm even thinking about investing in a pressure cooker just to make it easier to cook the broth.
by Sabo
Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: MAC Football 2019 Thread
Replies: 33
Views: 1430

Re: MAC Football 2019 Thread

Giff wrote:
Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:10 am
Did I dream this or did a WMU OL do a cartwheel last night while lined up at WR?
It was an Ohio player, but yes, that happened.

Can't link to the video, but it's on this page:

https://www.espn.com/college-football/v ... =401119300
by Sabo
Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Swamp RimWorld 2019
Replies: 255
Views: 5012

Re: Swamp RimWorld 2019

Whichever is easiest for you is my vote. I appreciate your willingness to do such a thing for us.
by Sabo
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Dusty Thread
Replies: 167
Views: 9663

Re: The Dusty Thread

Congrats, Johnnie!
by Sabo
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: MAC Football 2019 Thread
Replies: 33
Views: 1430

Re: MAC Football 2019 Thread

So if there's anyway Ohio could help me out and beat Western tonight, that would be great. Never thought I'd see Central playing a meaningful mid-November game so soon after 1-11, but an Ohio win tonight and two CMU wins puts them in the MAC title game. At this point, I wouldn't rely on the Bobcats...
by Sabo
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Thanksgiving (USA-style) 2018
Replies: 86
Views: 1046

Re: Thanksgiving (USA-style) 2018

Thanks, everyone. Green beans are one of the few vegetables I don't like, so I'm going to omit them. I completely agree about fried brussels sprouts, but no one else at the table will like it. One idea I've had is grilled asparagus, but finding good asparagus is pretty hard now. I probably will opt ...
by Sabo
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Thanksgiving (USA-style) 2018
Replies: 86
Views: 1046

Re: Thanksgiving (USA-style) 2018

I'm just glad no one has suggested green bean casserole yet.
by Sabo
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Thanksgiving (USA-style) 2018
Replies: 86
Views: 1046

Re: Thanksgiving (USA-style) 2018

I need a couple more side dishes for my Thanksgiving meal. Current menu is roasted turkey with mashed potatoes and gravy, cornbread sausage stuffing, dinner rolls and pumpkin pie. Any suggestions appreciated, with bonus points awarded for lower-carb dishes. I will have either six or 10 people over f...
by Sabo
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Weather
Replies: 1480
Views: 64927

Re: The Weather

Pruitt wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:57 am
6 inches of snow today - started already.

Time to put the clubs away and get snow tires put on. Damn!
Supposedly we're getting 6-12 inches over the next 24 hours. Glad I was able to get all of the leaves up before the snow flies.
by Sabo
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random
Replies: 5651
Views: 256642

Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

I've been here in Colorado Springs for 1 1/2 weeks now (my Mom's been sick...came to help out)...and holy shit its boring. My parents have the same routine every night...watch local news at 5pm...ABC National News at 530pm....dinner at 6...then they sit and watch TV (ESPN generally) with the sound ...
by Sabo
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random
Replies: 5651
Views: 256642

Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

A_B wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:46 am
Sabo wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:42 am
My dad is 75, lives alone, is a drunk and is very angry.

Needless to say, I love going home for visits.
Not great with chimneys, either.
Very true.
by Sabo
Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random
Replies: 5651
Views: 256642

Re: Random Thoughts About Thoughts Random

My dad is 75, lives alone, is a drunk and is very angry.

Needless to say, I love going home for visits.
by Sabo
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: OFFICIAL Eat Right & Get Fit Challenge
Replies: 968
Views: 67112

Re: OFFICIAL Eat Right & Get Fit Challenge

Swimming as exercise is fucking exhausting. Its not that bad...I'm just getting back into it, after my local pool was closed for 6 months for maintenance work. After a few weeks I'm back in the grove of getting up at 510am (pool opens at 530) and swimming 1500 yards (30 laps) before riding my bike ...
by Sabo
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Punchable Faces Thread
Replies: 255
Views: 15208

Re: The Punchable Faces Thread

Maybe it's because I see their commercial way too often, but these guys qualify.
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by Sabo
Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Home Repairs
Replies: 768
Views: 68484

Re: Home Repairs

When we replaced our hot water heater earlier this year, we considered going tankless. But we would've needed to make some changes with the exhaust venting that didn't make going tankless cost effective.
by Sabo
Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 6 - Healthy Spleens All Around
Replies: 90
Views: 8424

Re: NFL Week 6 - Healthy Spleens All Around

The officiating in the Seattle-Browns game is an utter shit show.
by Sabo
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL Week 6 - Healthy Spleens All Around
Replies: 90
Views: 8424

Re: NFL Week 6 - Healthy Spleens All Around

After five minutes of game time, I think I've seen more commercials than actual football plays.
by Sabo
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Commercials
Replies: 398
Views: 31022

Re: Commercials

Is there something in the U.S. Constitution that every insurance company commercial has to be the drizzling shits?

Most Progressive and Geico commericals are horrible, but the Liberty Mutual ones somehow manage to be worse.