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by mister d
Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Top Shots
Replies: 27
Views: 270

Re: Top Shots

Maybe that's part of it too, that its not a physical collection. If I want to collect baseball cards and Topps goes out of business, I still have my cards. The market risk is devaluation, not complete disappearance.
by mister d
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: People in your home who make you uncomfortable
Replies: 22
Views: 241

Re: People in your home who make you uncomfortable

"So its like riding a horse, but like ... different?"
by mister d
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:38 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Top Shots
Replies: 27
Views: 270

Re: Top Shots

Ryan wrote:
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:23 am
You're also describing money
When I can walk into The New Hampshire Map Emporium and buy a map with "Julius Randle Gets Whistled for Travelling" just as easily as I can with money, I'll consider them similar.
by mister d
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Top Shots
Replies: 27
Views: 270

Re: Top Shots

I've made myself comfortable that people *might* want to collect Top Shots and so I've stopped asking myself why. This is what I can't do, because you can construct a fake market for literally anything if you want. Like BreweryFans or something where you bid to be a fan of specific breweries and th...
by mister d
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: People in your home who make you uncomfortable
Replies: 22
Views: 241

Re: People in your home who make you uncomfortable

What's the thing where everyone puts money into a pot, and the last one alive takes it? Like the thing Woodhouse was in with his WWI buddies. We should do that. "Hi, I'm The Sybian from a website your husband was on. I'm very sorry for your loss, but I think there's $1,500 in your house that belong...
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Nostalgiaganza
Replies: 352
Views: 12722

Re: The Nostalgiaganza

I’m looking this up now and can’t find anything so I don’t know if I’ve completely made a massive rift up or if it was local and not widely reported.
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Nostalgiaganza
Replies: 352
Views: 12722

Re: The Nostalgiaganza

Oh boy ... another local/personal angle on this one so I’d say maybe don’t learn more about Floyd Patterson.



(I don’t know how accurate this memory is, but I remember Tracy fighting on actual TV during a massive blizzard and it being the biggest local sporting event since Rik Smits.)
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Nostalgiaganza
Replies: 352
Views: 12722

Re: The Nostalgiaganza

And thanks for forcing me look that case up, Bapo!
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Nostalgiaganza
Replies: 352
Views: 12722

Re: The Nostalgiaganza

I’ll try to “rebound” (goalie term) the conversation here and say a friend of a friend’s dad owned a local dealership and worked with Brian Boucher who, by all accounts, was a nice and safe guy.
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 8:21 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The Nostalgiaganza
Replies: 352
Views: 12722

Re: The Nostalgiaganza

Kreider quietly(?) at a 41 goal pace.
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: People in your home who make you uncomfortable
Replies: 22
Views: 241

Re: People in your home who make you uncomfortable

sancarlos wrote:
Tue Mar 02, 2021 6:53 pm
After I paid him and he was getting his stuff together to leave, he commented in a friendly way, “That’s really terrible music!” And, then he was gone.
Any chance you remember the artist?
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Andrew Cuomo
Replies: 69
Views: 700

Re: Andrew Cuomo

For sure.
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 5:31 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Morel Dilemma
Replies: 13
Views: 157

Re: Morel Dilemma

I do the shiitakes (shiits and grits is pretty great), but the fancier ones that cost more are where I've drawn the line so far.
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Andrew Cuomo
Replies: 69
Views: 700

Re: Andrew Cuomo

Steve of phpBB wrote:
Tue Mar 02, 2021 5:14 pm
My two favorite home runs I've ever seen in person were both hit by Addison Russell.
There's a pretty dark ... to be made here.
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 3:48 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: EPL 2020/21
Replies: 378
Views: 5789

Re: EPL 2020/21

That's what I call "a bad offsides ruling".
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: 2020-21 MLB Offseason Thread
Replies: 54
Views: 968

Re: 2020-21 MLB Offseason Thread

There's another tweet saying he doesn't really have a relationship with his dad because of shit like this, so it seems to be "a thing".
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 2:17 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Woody Allen is a Piece of Shit Child Molester
Replies: 25
Views: 300

Re: Woody Allen is a Piece of Shit Child Molester

[elaborate photoshop of your jeopardy picture sitting on a couch in Neverland Ranch wearing a Tommy Vardell jersey]
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Fantasy Baseball 2021
Replies: 3
Views: 36

Re: Fantasy Baseball 2021

When do transactions lock?
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 1:40 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Woody Allen is a Piece of Shit Child Molester
Replies: 25
Views: 300

Re: Woody Allen is a Piece of Shit Child Molester

Ryan wrote:
Tue Mar 02, 2021 11:05 am
Michael Jackson PLAYED FOR THE BROWNS and nobody cared
That was a different Michael Jackson.
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: The 2020 And Mostly 2021 NBA Season
Replies: 86
Views: 1457

Re: The 2020 And Mostly 2021 NBA Season

I'm a Carmelo, if you flip wine for local beers.
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Andrew Cuomo
Replies: 69
Views: 700

Re: Andrew Cuomo

Some might say the proof they're all the same is that the only consequences to date are bad press and some people inside the party publicly objecting.
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Andrew Cuomo
Replies: 69
Views: 700

Re: Andrew Cuomo

We aren't allowed to reference Sirota here, but all the nursing home shit has been out for almost a year, just not mainstream.
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 12:50 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Andrew Cuomo
Replies: 69
Views: 700

Re: Andrew Cuomo

So we agree that Johnnie's "remember when there was serious conversation" is factual whereas "remember when Dem leadership actively considered" would not be. Good.
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Morel Dilemma
Replies: 13
Views: 157

Re: Morel Dilemma

That's where I am appreciation-wise, but I still have a fear I'll fuck up $28 worth of mushrooms with improper cleaning or heat.
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 11:02 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Andrew Cuomo
Replies: 69
Views: 700

Re: Andrew Cuomo

Those were all serious articles. No one said realistic.
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:47 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Morel Dilemma
Replies: 13
Views: 157

Re: Morel Dilemma

I wish ... somehow I can justify meat or fish at high prices but I just can't make that mushroom leap. I stole the pic from Serious Eats and only did this because it had been running through my head since Syb's first post.
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:32 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Andrew Cuomo
Replies: 69
Views: 700

Re: Andrew Cuomo

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-29/-president-cuomo-is-new-daydream-for-those-fretting-over-biden https://www.bostonherald.com/2020/03/25/joe-biden-replaced-by-andrew-cuomo-not-so-far-fetched/ https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2020/04/andrew-cuomo-wants-everyone-to-know-he-wont-replace...
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Andrew Cuomo
Replies: 69
Views: 700

Re: Andrew Cuomo

I don't think they were serious as in "this almost happened", but they were addressed by people who get paid to do serious political analysis.
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Andrew Cuomo
Replies: 69
Views: 700

Re: Andrew Cuomo

You can google "cuomo replace biden" and see it wasn't just one article.
by mister d
Tue Mar 02, 2021 9:16 am
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Morel Dilemma
Replies: 13
Views: 157

Morel Dilemma

Pros: Delicious!
Cons: Insanely Expensive!

Image
by mister d
Mon Mar 01, 2021 11:23 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Moral Dilemma
Replies: 64
Views: 609

Re: Moral Dilemma

Giiirrrllllllll ... you’re coaches age!!!!!!!
by mister d
Mon Mar 01, 2021 11:21 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Woody Allen is a Piece of Shit Child Molester
Replies: 25
Views: 300

Re: Woody Allen is a Piece of Shit Child Molester

I appreciate your Michael Jackson point. I refuse to separate the art from the artist.
by mister d
Mon Mar 01, 2021 11:20 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Top Shots
Replies: 27
Views: 270

Re: Top Shots

Jesus, my impression was based on stuff that doesn’t include “you can’t withdraw your earnings”. I had read a defector article maybe a week ago hit but not the one linked.
by mister d
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Top Shots
Replies: 27
Views: 270

Re: Top Shots

Right, but having one from 1965 is an inherently limited asset which is the bulk of the value. A new video of Mickey Mantle, one that is on the internet anyway but now says Topps in the framing, wouldn’t (shouldn’t) have inherent value, right?
by mister d
Mon Mar 01, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Top Shots
Replies: 27
Views: 270

Re: Top Shots

“So for $80,000, I’d own the copyright?”

“Oh no, absolutely not.”

“But this would be the only version so it would be like one of a kind?”

“Nope. Over a hundred others out there.”

“... ... ...”
by mister d
Mon Mar 01, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: The Swamp
Topic: Moral Dilemma
Replies: 64
Views: 609

Re: Moral Dilemma

I have three friends who have gotten it and I’ve worked the gymnastics in my head to make it ok for them but only one would I have been personally comfortable with, if that makes any sense.