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by govmentchedda
Sun Sep 27, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Among Us
Replies: 2
Views: 37

Among Us

Anyone else's kids completely obsessed?
by govmentchedda
Sun Sep 27, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Random Sunday Discussion - Best Athlete You've Seen Live
Replies: 31
Views: 170

Re: Random Sunday Discussion - Best Athlete You've Seen Live

brian wrote:
Sun Sep 27, 2020 12:07 pm
Barry Sanders
Probably my answer as well. Honorable mentions are Pedro v Clemens at Fenway in spring '01, and a Bulls preseason game at what is now the Trop where that small blob of colors a mile away was Michael Jordan.
by govmentchedda
Sat Sep 26, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Replies: 548
Views: 6236

Re: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Or 77, or 86, or maybe 88.
by govmentchedda
Sat Sep 26, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Replies: 548
Views: 6236

Re: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Let's hope so. They hired the same motivational speaker.
by govmentchedda
Sat Sep 26, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread
Replies: 1139
Views: 19478

Re: The Captain Trips Anxiety thread

Still not going to indoor restaurants. Still wearing masks in offices and public places. Not wearing my mask when I am walking the dog or otherwise exercising. The CDC guidance on exposure is close contact for 15 minutes, is the latest I have seen. So if it’s outdoors and I can distance and not be ...
by govmentchedda
Sat Sep 26, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: All threads are temporary. This one's about soccer.
Replies: 1932
Views: 193846

Re: All threads are temporary. This one's about soccer.

brian wrote:
Sat Sep 26, 2020 6:55 pm
Mazatlan FC has a player with a three digit number (195). Never seen that before.
Crazy country you're moving to.
by govmentchedda
Sat Sep 26, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart
Replies: 982
Views: 30553

Re: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart

That microbe doesn't play around. Feels like most of the problems with it are if it is ingested up the nose, like wiping out waterskiing on a warm lake.
by govmentchedda
Sat Sep 26, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NCAA Football 2019 --> Offseason --> 2020
Replies: 226
Views: 3535

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

Air Raid does work in the SEC
by govmentchedda
Sat Sep 26, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Replies: 548
Views: 6236

Re: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

It also followed the officials horrendous embellishment call against Point for the sin of showing pain after getting a hockey stick to the twig and berries. So, it evens out.
by govmentchedda
Sat Sep 26, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NCAA Football 2019 --> Offseason --> 2020
Replies: 226
Views: 3535

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

Somewhat excited that the real season starts today. Not excited enough to counterbalance my thoughts that this is a terrible idea in so many ways.
by govmentchedda
Sat Sep 26, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart
Replies: 982
Views: 30553

Re: The Important Sounds of Things Falling Apart

Pruitt wrote:
Sat Sep 26, 2020 7:14 am
Come to Canada. Your fellow Americans are totally fucked up.
This conversation comes up in my house more than you would imagine.
by govmentchedda
Fri Sep 25, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Replies: 548
Views: 6236

Re: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Wheeeeeeeee
by govmentchedda
Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread
Replies: 933
Views: 70095

Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

DaveInSeattle wrote:
Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:16 pm
govmentchedda wrote:
Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:03 pm
Badass. Is that her place? Looks really nice.
It was. They moved a few months ago. The old place was a converted garage that was too small once they got a dog.
2 plus a dog in there does seem like it'd be cramped.
by govmentchedda
Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread
Replies: 933
Views: 70095

Re: Proud Parental Unit Crowing Thread

Badass. Is that her place? Looks really nice.
by govmentchedda
Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: EPL 2020/21
Replies: 96
Views: 888

Re: EPL 2020/21

mister d wrote:
Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:44 am
Ha, but that's not what I would have said and maybe kinda the opposite? Something closer to this:
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Because isn't the blue X a more dangerous direct position than the red X?
Definitely.

Also, it looks like the Peacock programming is a little more normal this week.
by govmentchedda
Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: EPL 2020/21
Replies: 96
Views: 888

Re: EPL 2020/21

Now that I'm officially an expert, here are some things that should change about soccer: - The entire 18 yard box shouldn't be a penalty, it should be reshaped - The player who draws the penalty or has the last touch should take the penalty The Football Ramble podcast read a listener email from a g...
by govmentchedda
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Getting the spins
Replies: 2364
Views: 144139

Re: Getting the spins

Frankenmuth sounds like the Helen, GA of the north.
by govmentchedda
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 20-21 NHL Fantasy
Replies: 4
Views: 37

Re: 20-21 NHL Fantasy

sancarlos wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:42 am
Why, now? Season starts maybe December 1st.
He's excited, I guess. Maybe he's trying to capitalize on all the fervor of the SCF?
by govmentchedda
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Replies: 548
Views: 6236

Re: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Was that meant to be in orange font? Well...I don't watch hockey all that often, so maybe he wears out if you get too much of him. But he's always on top of the action, and his enthusiasm for the game is contagious. It really was an honest ask for me, not trying to drag you for it. He's not my cup ...
by govmentchedda
Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Replies: 548
Views: 6236

Re: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

by govmentchedda
Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Replies: 548
Views: 6236

Re: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

by govmentchedda
Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Replies: 548
Views: 6236

Re: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Image
by govmentchedda
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 20-21 NHL Fantasy
Replies: 4
Views: 37

Re: 20-21 NHL Fantasy

PM me your email address
by govmentchedda
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 20-21 NHL Fantasy
Replies: 4
Views: 37

20-21 NHL Fantasy

Swamp old timer, Oiler, is continuing and improving our NHL fantasy league. San Carlos has been in for a few years, and there's a group of 5 or so of us who all grew up together in. The remaining 2-6 teams have been a rotating cast of owners that haven't participated much. He's doing a hybrid auctio...
by govmentchedda
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Replies: 548
Views: 6236

Re: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

I could watch game 3 over and over and over and over and over and over.
by govmentchedda
Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Replies: 548
Views: 6236

Re: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Wheeeeeeeeeeee
by govmentchedda
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Replies: 548
Views: 6236

Re: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Was that meant to be in orange font?
by govmentchedda
Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Gale Sayers
Replies: 20
Views: 180

Re: Gale Sayers

Steve of phpBB wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:22 pm
brian wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:34 am
Nonlinear FC wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:16 am
That's not a joke. I definitely heard that to in my youth.
Will also accept the end of Field of Dreams.
And I guess the ending of Old Yeller.
and Where the Red Fern Grows.
by govmentchedda
Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Mental Health
Replies: 99
Views: 2059

Re: Mental Health

Bobp mentioned this - maybe on the Ginsberg thread - and, I note here - for my own mental health, I am going to avoid almost all news and have strongly curated my twitter feed to try and get just sports. Otherwise, if I have to be up to date every minute on the collapse of democracy then I don't kn...
by govmentchedda
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Cemetery Visits?
Replies: 23
Views: 154

Re: Cemetery Visits?

I don't visit where my dad's parents are buried, even though it's not far away. We spread my maternal grandfather's ashes at the beach, and I've been back there a ton, but couldn't tell you the exact spot where we spread his ashes. My maternal grandmother just turned 101 a few months ago.
by govmentchedda
Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NCAA Football 2019 --> Offseason --> 2020
Replies: 226
Views: 3535

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

ND/WF called off.
by govmentchedda
Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: EPL 2020/21
Replies: 96
Views: 888

Re: EPL 2020/21

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! Crack...
by govmentchedda
Tue Sep 22, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: EPL 2020/21
Replies: 96
Views: 888

Re: EPL 2020/21

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?
by govmentchedda
Tue Sep 22, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate
Replies: 469
Views: 5971

Re: 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden vs Whoever the Republicans Nominate

2. I hope Dems are ready to counter "he shouldn't be allowed to pay off someone else's debt" by throwing Kavanaugh back in the spotlight. Does having fines and restitution paid off by a third party count as "income"? Watch Florida prosecute all these folks for tax evasion next year. That's downrigh...
by govmentchedda
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Replies: 167
Views: 1083

Re: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Now do that argument with Puerto Rico.
by govmentchedda
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Replies: 167
Views: 1083

Re: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Puerto Rico would be the 30th most populous state, and DC is more populous than Vermont and Wyoming.
by govmentchedda
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Television (no longer temporary)
Replies: 3460
Views: 233311

Re: Television (no longer temporary)

DaveInSeattle wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:57 am
I watched the first two episodes of Season 1 of "Schitt's Creek" while riding my wind trainer this morning...and a little Chris Elliot goes a long way.
That was one of my big problems as well. My wife keeps saying to make it through 4-5 episodes before giving up.
by govmentchedda
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Learn Something Random Every Day Thoughts
Replies: 3245
Views: 169223

Re: Learn Something Random Every Day Thoughts

I never carried before I became an attorney, but any idea that I'd carry a knife was certainly dispelled after having to go through courthouse security checks regularly. It's also why I always have my phone on vibrate only.
by govmentchedda
Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020 MLB Season, Sponsored by Sprint
Replies: 297
Views: 5495

Re: 2020 MLB Season, Sponsored by Sprint

Didn't he have cancer? And has diabetes? Seems like definite comorbidities to me.
by govmentchedda
Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Learn Something Random Every Day Thoughts
Replies: 3245
Views: 169223

Re: Learn Something Random Every Day Thoughts

Neither me nor my father carry a pocket knife.