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by Rams Fanny
Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Iceman (no, not dead)
Replies: 7
Views: 97

Re: The Iceman (no, not dead)

I thought this was going to be about the HBO-featured hitman.
by Rams Fanny
Wed Nov 07, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House
Replies: 160
Views: 1947

Re: Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part III - A Democratic House

I'll admit I haven't studied the issue much, but is it really reasonable to jump the national minimum wage by over 100% ($7.25 to $15)? In a country as large as ours, there are drastically different costs of living and wage levels in different areas. While $15 isn't much to make or pay in NYC, it's...
by Rams Fanny
Tue Nov 06, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread
Replies: 1218
Views: 68381

Re: Worthy of mention, too obscure for own thread

wlu_lax6 wrote:
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:26 pm
normally not even worthy of mention (But maybe the sweet science thread would disagree), but if you go out this way...you get a post
https://www.si.com/boxing/2018/11/06/ma ... king-boxer
That's gotta be a top-10 weirdest way to go
by Rams Fanny
Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Swamp Out of the Park Baseball 2018 - FINAL AWARDS & SEASON WRAP-UP
Replies: 659
Views: 10883

Re: Swamp Out of the Park Baseball 2018 - POSTSEASON WRAP-UP + Poll: Holland Team MVP

duff wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:08 pm
I almost always vote for the best WAR score. But chicks dig the long ball. Am I right GPJ?
If you can figure out a way to get chicks out of this then by all means pitter patter...
by Rams Fanny
Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-2019 NHL Season
Replies: 136
Views: 1893

Re: 2018-2019 NHL Season

I'm sure SJ and Karlsson have a handshake agreement. I'm also sure SJ are happy to use that extra year to have him under their medical staff's eye to make sure his ankle is worth an eight year contract.
by Rams Fanny
Tue Oct 23, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Lottery Thread
Replies: 133
Views: 3552

Re: The Lottery Thread

Drove 30 min down to the California lotto store literally 50 steps from NV State line. Lotteries are illegal here in the gambling Mecca. Human line was ~1,000 people and wrapped twice around building then halfway behind outlet mall on NV side. A two-State line likely a 2.5-3hr wait. I declined. I ha...
by Rams Fanny
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Red Sox Magic Number
Replies: 142
Views: 2572

Re: Red Sox Magic Number

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by Rams Fanny
Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Fast Food Thread: Not just about assholes anymore
Replies: 326
Views: 7588

Re: Fast Food Thread: Not just about assholes anymore

I think Dunkin smells better and is a better roast but is served too weak so I stopped drinking it years ago. Starbucks over-roasts their coffee pretty much across the board but closer to what I'm looking for from a retail cup then Dunkin. That said I agree about the CS aspect. Dunkin employees have...
by Rams Fanny
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: It's been a minute
Replies: 50
Views: 701

Re: It's been a minute

I usually only say 'no worries' if someone accidentally bumps into me or if a customer service person apologizes for a wait.
by Rams Fanny
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018 NFL Season
Replies: 698
Views: 11955

Re: 2018 NFL Season

Here's an indication of how bad QB play has gotten: In week 2 there were 4 starting QBs who started games for the Rams between 2005-16: Case Keenum, Nick Foles, Sam Bradford, and Ryan Fitzpatrick. None of them ever played for a Rams team that finished higher than 7-9 and none had a winning record as...
by Rams Fanny
Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL 2018 Week 2
Replies: 90
Views: 1208

Re: NFL 2018 Week 2

Reggie Wayne
by Rams Fanny
Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: NFL 2018 Week 1?
Replies: 54
Views: 715

Re: NFL 2018 Week 1?

The alternative to the Eagles winning the Super Bowl was/is unacceptable.
by Rams Fanny
Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Indictment Thread (Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part II)
Replies: 3500
Views: 63261

Re: The Indictment Thread (Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part II)

I’m sure that’s what they thought for a long time. “This guy is crazy and dangerous but we can get a couple of Supremes and some tax cuts out of this and we can cut him loose” but they didn’t count on 90 percent of their base being racist, batshit crazy fucknuggets. "It is to be hoped that the lead...
by Rams Fanny
Wed Sep 05, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The WWLIS Thread
Replies: 297
Views: 12130

Re: The WWLIS Thread

FYI Insider is now part of ESPN+ so more value for that purchase. Also when you sign up, it (at least Apple) defaults to the $4.99/mo option and doesn't give you the yearly $49.99 option. I had to go into the app store (you can only manage sub. from how you ordered it) a day later and change the opt...
by Rams Fanny
Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Return of Confessions
Replies: 1034
Views: 53188

Re: Return of Confessions

I'm having a hard time getting excited for the NFL this year. I shouldn't since the team I've actively rooted for since 1974 is likely going to be real good. I haven't felt this detached since, well, 2001 (and to a lesser extent 2004). I have no idea how to root for a favorite. There's more joy when...
by Rams Fanny
Sat Sep 01, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018 NFL Season
Replies: 698
Views: 11955

Re: 2018 NFL Season

I hope Aaron Donald doesn't hold out now that he's no longer the highest paid def player ever.
by Rams Fanny
Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Fast Food Thread: Not just about assholes anymore
Replies: 326
Views: 7588

Re: Fast Food Thread: Not just about assholes anymore

In-N-Out donates $25,000 to California Republican Party, angry Twitter users call for boycott I don't give a fuck. I'm still eating at In-N-Out. Ever since I saw the dumb Bible verses on the cups and Kevin Nealon's character in Weeds said the owners were crazy Christians, I was aware of their idioc...
by Rams Fanny
Fri Aug 24, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Swamp Shopping Guide
Replies: 151
Views: 7729

Re: Swamp Shopping Guide

For History buffs the best WWI single volume history I've ever read, "A World Undone", is a kindle daily deal at $1.99. I guarantee it was leaned on heavily for the Hardcore History WWI pod.
by Rams Fanny
Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018 MLB Week 1
Replies: 860
Views: 12319

Re: 2018 MLB Week 1

I was thinking Harper probably exerted as much pressure on the Nats as possible to keep him in Wash. Harper's contract offer likely stays at max levels if A) LA is pining for the unknown in a bidding war with NYY (or poss CHC) during offseason or B) he doesn't go to LA and hit.188 4HR 6RBI down stre...
by Rams Fanny
Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018 MLB Week 1
Replies: 860
Views: 12319

Re: 2018 MLB Week 1

I totally missed this from Sunday/Monday, but how could the Dodgers win the claim on Harper and apparently get an audience and not get a deal done? Because Yankees rumored (B/R) to be going on a spending spree if they fall short of WS. Harper would be an idiot to not hear what ridiculous numbers th...
by Rams Fanny
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: A Ring of Pedophile Priests
Replies: 41
Views: 617

Re: A Ring of Pedophile Priests

Can't find the Tweet but there was a good one asking where are all the moderate Christians at condemning this behavior? Or have they all become radicalized? My hot take? Most Christian moderates have long since basically abandoned the church and religion. No, they go to church most Sundays. They mi...
by Rams Fanny
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-2019 EPL Season
Replies: 112
Views: 1605

Re: 2018-2019 EPL Season

I fucking hate Max Rushden. As much as I love Barry Glendenning, I can't listen to FW and haven't listened since he started hosting. The name-dropping, bad jokes, and the TMZ-style gossipy way he would lead some discussions was all too much for me. I pretty much just listen to Jimbo's pod. MIB also ...
by Rams Fanny
Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018-2019 EPL Season
Replies: 112
Views: 1605

Re: 2018-2019 EPL Season

I'm just going to assume I'm the only Wolves fan here. Been since '12 that the team was in EPL and quickly suffered successive relegations (there's hope Blackpool, though not with your current owners). Unlike most promoted teams, seems most pundits and bookies think this team will finish mid-table (...
by Rams Fanny
Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Temporary Television
Replies: 2475
Views: 124493

Re: Temporary Television

Succession was fantastic start to finish. Worth your monthly HBO nut.
by Rams Fanny
Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Indictment Thread (Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part II)
Replies: 3500
Views: 63261

Re: The Indictment Thread (Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part II)

Maybe I'm getting old or maybe things are worse: I remember when the worst things that happened in my mid 20's were the Government burned down a cult compound and an intern blew the President. Now half a state is on fire and the President is fucking everybody.
by Rams Fanny
Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018 NBA Offseason Thread
Replies: 314
Views: 4771

Re: 2018 NBA Offseason Thread

To eliminate the fouling issue, just go all NHL/BIG3 and make it 3-on-3 half court. That likely takes the shitty FT shooters off the court and the big stars left won't want to foul out. 1TO and 1 team review challenge each (no ref-initiated reviews unless they don't make a call on something like out...
by Rams Fanny
Wed Jul 25, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Indictment Thread (Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part II)
Replies: 3500
Views: 63261

Re: The Indictment Thread (Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part II)

Considering the majority of Americans have assumed Trump would "hang himself" since he came down his escalator, don't you think it might be time to come up with a plan B? It hasn't happened yet and his ability to escape lasting trouble has been impressive. I still don't see the harm in being out fro...
by Rams Fanny
Wed Jul 25, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Indictment Thread (Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part II)
Replies: 3500
Views: 63261

Re: The Indictment Thread (Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part II)

Another thing. At the slightest disagreement with Obama, Boenher and Mcconnell would elbow their way to a camera like Trump at a photo op. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul would hold near daily press conferences and introduce legislation knowing it wouldn't pass but felt it was necessary to be the face of the...
by Rams Fanny
Wed Jul 25, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Indictment Thread (Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part II)
Replies: 3500
Views: 63261

Re: The Indictment Thread (Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part II)

As the major news networks furiously masterbate over this ridiculous tape and the soap opera around it consider: Trump's SCOTUS nominee is getting the least scrutiny of any nominee since the advent of television Immigration deadlines get missed and presumably hundreds of families are still separated...
by Rams Fanny
Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018 NFL Season
Replies: 698
Views: 11955

Re: 2018 NFL Season

I have no idea what the Rams are doing. 5yr/80M for Cooks who hasn't played a down for them. The Gurley thing is fine if they waited until he played out his rookie deal which he still has 2yrs on. The Rams have $5M in cap space this year so the max they can give Donald this season is $11M which I im...
by Rams Fanny
Tue Jul 24, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Twitter
Replies: 632
Views: 39608

Re: Twitter

So the twitter beef between Floyd Mayweather and 50 Cent has escalated quickly. Floyd offered $1k to the nine best trolls of 50. 50 claims Floyd was banging the wife of his best friend before they died. Yikes. Either this will end in courts with billion dollar defamation suits or this is an elaborat...
by Rams Fanny
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Indictment Thread (Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part II)
Replies: 3500
Views: 63261

Re: The Indictment Thread (Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part II)

I’m pretty fucking tired of the idiotic argument that Bernie was “cheated” of the Democratic nomination considering that Hillary got 3 million more votes in primaries and still won more pledged delegates via primary votes. There was some machinations behind the scenes by the DNC but it was mostly t...
by Rams Fanny
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Indictment Thread (Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part II)
Replies: 3500
Views: 63261

Re: The Indictment Thread (Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part II)

As a tangent, it drives me nuts when people say the DNC rigged the primary in favor of Hillary. The parties can do whatever the fuck they want when nominating a candidate. It's a private club choosing a representative, they don't have to provide a fair election process, and they don't have to nomin...
by Rams Fanny
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Indictment Thread (Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part II)
Replies: 3500
Views: 63261

Re: The Indictment Thread (Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part II)

I think Ryan and other Republicans will use this to "make a break for it" and try to turn public opinion against Trump. This will of course only lead to a full-scale invasion of Venezuela.
by Rams Fanny
Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018 NHL Offseason
Replies: 269
Views: 3626

Re: 2018 NHL Offseason

Flower signs three year extension (starting 19-20) @7M per. A year too long for me if he maintains a large reg season workload. If they work it (intentionally this time) like last season where the backups take a little less than half the games before playoffs then this is a solid deal.
by Rams Fanny
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Swamp Out of the Park Baseball 2018 - FINAL AWARDS & SEASON WRAP-UP
Replies: 659
Views: 10883

Re: Swamp Out of the Park Baseball 2018 - WEEK 15 UPDATE + All-Star Announcements

On-line me has handlebars and a slightly lazy left eye? Outstanding! If you put me in a Top Hat and suit, I'd also be sought after in the Charles Dickens Victorian Collectables cards set.
by Rams Fanny
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Indictment Thread (Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part II)
Replies: 3500
Views: 63261

Re: The Indictment Thread (Trump Admin Meltdown Thread Part II)

Agent Strzok has earned himself a job today as either a lobbyist or a press spokesman for the candidate of his choice. He has done exceedingly well in a shitstorm that has been equal parts anger and idiocy.
by Rams Fanny
Wed Jul 04, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018 World Cup Challenge
Replies: 160
Views: 2682

Re: 2018 World Cup Challenge

$99 on Uruguay to win tournament
by Rams Fanny
Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018 World Cup Challenge
Replies: 160
Views: 2682

Re: 2018 World Cup Challenge

Match 55: Switzerland to advance for $400
Match 56: Columbia to advance for $200
by Rams Fanny
Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2018 NHL Offseason
Replies: 269
Views: 3626

Re: 2018 NHL Offseason

Per Dreger, Stastny to Vegas. 3 years, unknown money right now. So basically just traded Perron for Stastny from opening night rosters last year. Win: VGK. Big win. Seeing 3yr/19.5M. At this point I would assume EK is only other big target. I would love to see him here but have drifted into your ca...