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Post by mister d » Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:21 pm

Well, this is gross but feels like its going to be necessary. Pretty famous chef Floyd Cardoz, in NYC today.

https://ny.eater.com/2020/3/25/21193746 ... s-covid-19
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Post by The Sybian » Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:51 pm

Fuck, I really hope this thread doesn't go too many pages...
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Post by rass » Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:53 pm

The really famous people will still get their own thread, so no worries buddy!
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Post by Johnnie » Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:23 am

Best I can do is pretend to offer to care.



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Post by bfj » Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:20 pm

Enjoy every sandwich.

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Post by DSafetyGuy » Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:05 am

Bobby Hebert, Sr., father of the Saints quarterback, age 81.

He had already survived colon cancer, multiple strokes and a birth defect that required open-heart surgery.
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Post by bfj » Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:21 pm

Enjoy every sandwich.

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Post by brian » Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:40 pm

Fuuuuuuck.

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Post by DaveInSeattle » Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:35 am

bfj wrote:
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Mediocre country singer Joe Diffie
Not that mediocre, apparently...


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Post by Nonlinear FC » Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:41 am

brian wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:40 pm
Fuuuuuuck.

Naw, man. I'm not ok with that one.
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Post by brian » Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:52 am

Hopefully he pulls through.
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Post by A_B » Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:53 am

brian wrote:
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Hopefully he pulls through.
Agreed, but older and with a history of lung issues. Not the best combination to fight this.
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Post by Steve of phpBB » Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:41 am

Geez, I was afraid this was Papa Bouba Diop, who scored Senegal's goal in their 1-0 win over France to kick off the 2002 World Cup.

Still sad, of course.
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Post by rass » Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:49 pm

Love Welcome Interstate Managers...
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Post by Steve of phpBB » Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:51 pm

Fuck me. And Rand Fucking Paul and Matt Fucking Gaetz are still alive?
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Post by govmentchedda » Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:33 pm

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Post by govmentchedda » Thu Apr 02, 2020 5:33 pm

DaveInSeattle wrote:
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This week's On the Continent Football Ramble spent nearly 20 minutes on him. A really good listen.
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Post by brian » Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:30 pm

The AP's deputy technology editor. I've read his stuff before. Someone who runs a marathon and then hits a craft brewery right after hits close to home.
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Post by sancarlos » Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:59 pm

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Post by Pruitt » Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:11 am

It's incredible to look at Dempsey's stats and realize how awful straight on place kickers were compared to the soccer style kickers.

https://www.pro-football-reference.com/ ... mpTo20.htm
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Pruitt wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:11 am
It's incredible to look at Dempsey's stats and realize how awful straight on place kickers were compared to the soccer style kickers.

https://www.pro-football-reference.com/ ... mpTo20.htm
I wonder how long it took between the discovery that soccer-style kickers were better and the actual use of those kickers league wide. When I started following football in 1977 (thanks Walter), I think all kickers were soccer-style, but it seemed that straight-on kicking was recent enough to be discussed.
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Steve of phpBB wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:16 am
Pruitt wrote:
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It's incredible to look at Dempsey's stats and realize how awful straight on place kickers were compared to the soccer style kickers.

https://www.pro-football-reference.com/ ... mpTo20.htm
I wonder how long it took between the discovery that soccer-style kickers were better and the actual use of those kickers league wide. When I started following football in 1977 (thanks Walter), I think all kickers were soccer-style, but it seemed that straight-on kicking was recent enough to be discussed.
Mark Moseley was the last one but he won the NFL MVP award (!!) in 1982.
With the retirement of the Minnesota Vikings' Rick Danmeier in 1982, Moseley became the sole full-time straight on placekicker in the National Football League; there has only been one other (Dirk Borgognone, who played two games in 1995) since then. In the 1960s, the "soccer style" of kicking (wherein the kicker approaches the ball at an angle and kicks it with the instep) was introduced by the Hungarian brothers Pete and Charlie Gogolak, and it became increasingly popular and is now universal in the NFL and other levels.
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Post by rass » Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:38 am

I felt aswirl with warm secretions.

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Post by DaveInSeattle » Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:20 pm

Fuck...


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Post by A_B » Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:41 pm

Ok so I get it because covid but Prine gets his own thread right?
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Post by mister d » Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:51 pm

Not sure the right place, so I'll put it here and know its not a fully formed thought at all right now: There's something, albeit unintentionally ... short-sighted/selfish ... about the messaging of "this is temporary" or "when this is over" that I fear is going to leave the people most affected behind later on. We lost a dad in my oldest's class yesterday, which is just emotionally shattering, and I find myself offended(?) by all the positive forward looking stuff I've read since. I didn't before. If the quarantine is over in two months, I have a strong suspicion everyone will consider themselves survivors but for many it'll be looked back on with new hobbies or posts about "what I'm grateful for the virus giving me" or whatever. It won't be viewed positively, but almost as a novelty? For his kids and his wife and his family and close friends (myself not included), there's no "when this is over" because now things are irreparably broken and the virus going away can't ever fix it. The community is rallying now and we won't ever forget him, but the overall coming out celebration is going to be really hard to watch given the personal level this has now touched. I don't know.
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Post by Steve of phpBB » Thu Apr 09, 2020 4:41 pm

mister d wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:51 pm
Not sure the right place, so I'll put it here and know its not a fully formed thought at all right now: There's something, albeit unintentionally ... short-sighted/selfish ... about the messaging of "this is temporary" or "when this is over" that I fear is going to leave the people most affected behind later on. We lost a dad in my oldest's class yesterday, which is just emotionally shattering, and I find myself offended(?) by all the positive forward looking stuff I've read since. I didn't before. If the quarantine is over in two months, I have a strong suspicion everyone will consider themselves survivors but for many it'll be looked back on with new hobbies or posts about "what I'm grateful for the virus giving me" or whatever. It won't be viewed positively, but almost as a novelty? For his kids and his wife and his family and close friends (myself not included), there's no "when this is over" because now things are irreparably broken and the virus going away can't ever fix it. The community is rallying now and we won't ever forget him, but the overall coming out celebration is going to be really hard to watch given the personal level this has now touched. I don't know.
Fuck. I'm sorry.
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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