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by Shirley
Thu Jan 21, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Videos
Replies: 1759
Views: 174994

Re: Random Videos

I'm not sure how I missed this one when it first came out, but this SNL skit is awesome.

by Shirley
Thu Jan 21, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Autism Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 15466

Re: The Autism Thread

bfj wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:44 pm
Shirley wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:47 pm
Are those real?
Copied directly from the pages he was sent.
wow
by Shirley
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Autism Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 15466

Re: The Autism Thread

Are those real?
by Shirley
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:45 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: CUBE LIFE! Office Etiquette
Replies: 1198
Views: 50440

Re: CUBE LIFE! Office Etiquette

brian wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:53 am
To tie it back to the previous discussion they also use MS Teams instead of Slack, which just...what the fuck! Why?
$$$
by Shirley
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: WILDCARD WANKFEST
Replies: 160
Views: 1556

Re: WILDCARD WANKFEST

I'm over the Ben Roethlisberger experience, btw. He looks like late-career Eli Manning, but they'll probably fall for all of these fluff numbers and ride it one more year. People had been saying that he was playing well this year and at no point did I have any idea what they were watching. This WR ...
by Shirley
Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: WILDCARD WANKFEST
Replies: 160
Views: 1556

Re: WILDCARD WANKFEST

I'm over the Ben Roethlisberger experience, btw. He looks like late-career Eli Manning, but they'll probably fall for all of these fluff numbers and ride it one more year. People had been saying that he was playing well this year and at no point did I have any idea what they were watching. This WR ...
by Shirley
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:47 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: SACK TRICK!!!
Replies: 209
Views: 6339

Re: SACK TRICK!!!

Oh man, I missed this. I'm really sorry. I have nothing to add that others haven't said. The wife and I didn't go through this, but I know the fear of thinking it may have happened when there's some unexpected blood. And I had at least one sister-in-law go through it (during family holiday time so e...
by Shirley
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2022 is a long way away USA Soccer Thread
Replies: 612
Views: 58478

Re: 2022 is a long way away USA Soccer Thread

It's interesting how comparing the two really shows the development of US soccer. When Claudio was 18 he was the #1 high school player in the country (a huge recruit) and then a key piece as a freshman of UVA's national championship team. He went on to be a 1st Team AA and national player of the yea...
by Shirley
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration
Replies: 2289
Views: 28184

Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

Did you guys see the video Trump posted to Parler? https://video.parler.com/D2/fo/D2fovQB1v4M2_small.mp4?fbclid=IwAR2dzJvApDp0W5B8F65fnzmruTu1vvoN9MqzR_-7FWD61S7LVrznAkCO_Ns Jesus titty-bleeping Christ. Yeah, scary stuff. Apparently they're planning on reversing the spin of the earth! (I'm guessing...
by Shirley
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:19 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration
Replies: 2289
Views: 28184

Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

Did you guys see the video Trump posted to Parler? https://video.parler.com/D2/fo/D2fovQB1v4M2_small.mp4?fbclid=IwAR2dzJvApDp0W5B8F65fnzmruTu1vvoN9MqzR_-7FWD61S7LVrznAkCO_Ns Jesus titty-bleeping Christ. Yeah, scary stuff. Apparently they're planning on reversing the spin of the earth! (I'm guessing...
by Shirley
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: WILDCARD WANKFEST
Replies: 160
Views: 1556

Re: WILDCARD WANKFEST

I hated that punt decision. I think if the Steelers go and get it (tbf, not a sure thing), I think they probably drive for another TD and the Browns are reeling. I also didn't understand kicking the extra point when they scored to make it a 13-point game. Why not go for 2 there? To be fair, I would ...
by Shirley
Sun Jan 10, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration
Replies: 2289
Views: 28184

Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

Images like this need to be on full-blast. https://forums.talkingpointsmemo.com/uploads/default/original/4X/d/8/a/d8a386506a9a504c0e5a18bb72a6775d561a1372.jpeg If you watch the video, it's about to get worse. Someone (backpack dude, maybe) pulls off his helmet. And then the long beard dude (beige j...
by Shirley
Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2022 is a long way away USA Soccer Thread
Replies: 612
Views: 58478

Re: 2022 is a long way away USA Soccer Thread

Natural playmaker? Holding mid? Maybe they have those. Pulisic doesn't seem either to me. Haven't seen lots of the presumed squad. Adams in particular so not sure if he is either. Assume Reyna but maybe not his dad. I think Reyna is going to be better than his father . He is faster and more of an a...
by Shirley
Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: WRGPT 30
Replies: 38
Views: 339

Re: WRGPT 30

wow, pretty crazy hand. Both of those guys got rivered!
by Shirley
Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration
Replies: 2289
Views: 28184

Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

Not much joy has come out of that mess yet, but I'll be damned if the trampled Gadsden flag lady and the tased-my-balls-to-death guy aren't making it close.
by Shirley
Thu Jan 07, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration
Replies: 2289
Views: 28184

Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

I saw a picture of that guy earlier and thought - "they let a Jew in their club?" Ha! I had the same thought. Reading this line in the article: the sone of "Shlomo Mostofsky, a prominent modern Orthodox figure in Brooklyn" , had me wishing he was next to the Camp Auschwitz shirt guy or the "6MNE" t...
by Shirley
Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration
Replies: 2289
Views: 28184

Re: The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

If you're interesting in seeing a video of the woman being shot, it's in this reddit thread. https://www.reddit.com/r/PublicFreakout/comments/ks8gtj/clearest_view_of_a_terrorist_attempting_to_breach She was trying to climb through a window into a barricaded hall where apparently they were protecting...
by Shirley
Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Ridiculous Things You Read On Facebook
Replies: 2334
Views: 180788

Re: Ridiculous Things You Read On Facebook

DaveInSeattle wrote:
Wed Jan 06, 2021 6:55 pm
bfj wrote:
Wed Jan 06, 2021 5:35 pm
DaveinSeattle has some crazy people on his feed. Woof.
Its what I get for letting my pissed off state loose on Facebook.

That's my cousin. Yeah, she's nuts. Boy, am I glad I blocked my Aunt a few months ago.
She seems nice
by Shirley
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 3602
Views: 73921

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

I disagree that callousness is a necessary component of capitalism. It's just not. It can be, of course, but it's not necessary. That we've equated the two lately in the US doesn't mean they're the same thing.
by Shirley
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: OFFICIAL Eat Right & Get Fit Challenge
Replies: 1124
Views: 75361

Re: OFFICIAL Eat Right & Get Fit Challenge

Not this guy.

by Shirley
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:18 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Learn Something Random Every Day Thoughts
Replies: 3277
Views: 173875

Re: Learn Something Random Every Day Thoughts

I sometimes drive though Kinston on the way to/from the beach. It's a sad town. It grew up on tobacco and textile manufacturing money that's just not coming back.
by Shirley
Tue Jan 05, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Learn Something Random Every Day Thoughts
Replies: 3277
Views: 173875

Re: Learn Something Random Every Day Thoughts

Kinston High School in Kinston, NC was founded in 1970 when the two segregated high schools were combined. Since then, one in every 58 players on the Kinston High basketball team has been drafted or played in the NBA.
by Shirley
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread
Replies: 3602
Views: 73921

Re: Not so funny real life Capt Trips thread

What's clear is that a LOT of Americans have little to no compassion or empathy for others. And because of this, they just don't understand the actions of those that do. They look like idiots or cowards to them, because their concerned about things that don't matter. But then, of course, when these ...
by Shirley
Mon Jan 04, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: CUBE LIFE! Office Etiquette
Replies: 1198
Views: 50440

Re: CUBE LIFE! Office Etiquette

We're transitioning from Slack to Teams sometime soon. I think it's gonna be painful even though they're probably 90% the same thing.

And yeah, Slack being down this morning was a pain in the ass.
by Shirley
Mon Jan 04, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: OFFICIAL Eat Right & Get Fit Challenge
Replies: 1124
Views: 75361

Re: OFFICIAL Eat Right & Get Fit Challenge

So. I have reached a milestone, and not a good one. I have reached 200lbs for the time in my life. I'm probably by definition obese now. I'm only 5'7" and slight build. I've gained 20lbs since the lockdown. I need to exercise and eat better. I'll try to work out. I tried this video but could only f...
by Shirley
Sun Jan 03, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread
Replies: 2098
Views: 141199

Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

I haven't used a browser that easily played Flash in long while. The only time I ever ran into issues was trying to use some airlines' shitty video players.
by Shirley
Sat Jan 02, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Long Reads
Replies: 239
Views: 16628

Re: Long Reads

Haven't read the article, but I remember that a number of beach towns did the same thing, or at least publicly considered it. Seems like a pretty tricky legal issue.
by Shirley
Thu Dec 31, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Netflix Suggestions?
Replies: 992
Views: 53963

Re: Netflix Suggestions?

I just finished Season 2 of After Life. Holy hell what a bleak show. It mixes in just enough comedy to keep you going, but then continually breaks your heart. It's well written and has a lot of great character actors, but man, I wonder what drove Ricky Gervais to make that.
by Shirley
Wed Dec 30, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NCAA Football 2020/21 post-season
Replies: 109
Views: 863

Re: NCAA Football 2020/21 post-season

Referring to anyone who isn't a friend by only their last name is weird and probably disrespectful. I mean in person, obviously; in writing it's fine.
by Shirley
Mon Dec 28, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Merry Christmas!
Replies: 42
Views: 467

Re: Merry Christmas!

We watched Home Alone 2 for the first time the other night. It's funny in that it's nearly the EXACT same movie, with the same plot point as the first one, but just set in NYC instead of his house in Chicago. Still better than it had any right to be though. The big difference that makes the sequel ...
by Shirley
Sat Dec 26, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Merry Christmas!
Replies: 42
Views: 467

Re: Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas, y'all. Spent it with the family at the beach - honestly pretty much like several of our recent Christmases. It was (and still is) nice. We watched Home Alone 2 for the first time the other night. It's funny in that it's nearly the EXACT same movie, with the same plot point as the fi...
by Shirley
Sat Dec 26, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: WRGPT 30
Replies: 38
Views: 339

Re: WRGPT 30

I'm out. My last hand was entirely indicative of how this tournament went for me this year. Check this shit out... ! History of this hand: ! 12/25/20 17:17:18! Dealing a new hand ! 12/25/20 17:17:18! Everyone antes $50 ! 12/25/20 17:17:18! Abed Nadir blinds $200 ! 12/25/20 17:17:18! Swamper_Shirley ...
by Shirley
Wed Dec 23, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Punchable Faces Thread
Replies: 287
Views: 20423

Re: The Punchable Faces Thread

I think it's a strong caregiver/mothering instinct that has gone awry. These women are drawn to and want to fix/help/support these bad guys who they probably think are being unfairly punished.
by Shirley
Tue Dec 22, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Gunpowder's Gold Star Trivia
Replies: 1966
Views: 65308

Re: Gunpowder's Gold Star Trivia

Martin Freeman?
by Shirley
Sun Dec 20, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: WRGPT 30
Replies: 38
Views: 339

Re: WRGPT 30

bfj wrote:
Sun Dec 20, 2020 12:34 pm
Dropped 50k to someone with 4 10’s. I had 3 aces.
wow!
by Shirley
Sat Dec 19, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NCAA Football 2019 --> Offseason --> 2020
Replies: 424
Views: 6946

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

Notre Dame football coach rips Rose Bowl Kelly threatens to boycott the game if fans cannot attend. I don’t think his tantrum will change anything, though, since Southern California currently has zero ICU bed availability and the state is trying to get more serious about controlling the virus. In f...
by Shirley
Sat Dec 19, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: John Mellencamp appreciation thread
Replies: 29
Views: 270

Re: John Mellencamp appreciation thread

And now that this thread has gotten a little traction, time for a Mellencamp-related hot take: Even though she’s only got the second-best head of hair in the Cherry Bomb video, the fiddle player is *still* the gold standard for hot fiddle players. https://media.tenor.com/images/e0b063c42ae5072c5e75...
by Shirley
Sat Dec 19, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: What is a small town?
Replies: 40
Views: 394

Re: What is a small town?

Fair enough. Let's say 1 or fewer high schools.
by Shirley
Sat Dec 19, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: What is a small town?
Replies: 40
Views: 394

Re: What is a small town?

Any town that's part of a larger metro area is not a small town, regardless of population.

A small town has one public high school.
by Shirley
Sat Dec 19, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: John Mellencamp appreciation thread
Replies: 29
Views: 270

Re: John Mellencamp appreciation thread

Outside of Jack & Diane, I never liked his stuff. Something about him always bugged me.