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by beantownbubba
Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: NFL 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 23427

Re: NFL 2019

The GOAT,s gonna do what the GOAT does.

But why did GB take that late FG rather than going for the TD on 4th down?
by beantownbubba
Sun Jan 24, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Gone but not forgotten....
Replies: 17
Views: 857

Re: Gone but not forgotten....

RIP Hank Aaron. Truly 1 of the all time greats. He was a great man & not just for his baseball career. He will be missed. X2 x3. Privileged to have seen him play in person several times. I’ve seen a couple of excellent tributes that really capture the man (at least as I perceived him) including the...
by beantownbubba
Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:39 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: hey Wolf...
Replies: 72
Views: 2742

Re: hey Wolf...

Clams wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 2:56 pm
pearlbeer wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:49 pm
I can't abide welshing on bet. So in the new found sense of unity....


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Bravo PB. Well done!
x2
by beantownbubba
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18115
Views: 2406844

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

He leaves with the worst approval rating ever, his wife's approval rating is the worst ever, he lost the most jobs ever, had the worst net-economy ever, got impeached twice, lost the Congress, Senate and Presidency...and departed a lonely airfield to "Y.M.C.A." I didn't get tired of winning, and Me...
by beantownbubba
Wed Jan 20, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18115
Views: 2406844

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

Trump must be furious and it does my heart good to imagine that. He must realize that he made the wrong decision to slink out of town. By 11 am he was a non person. It was pretty amazing hearing him get dissed over and over again without being mentioned by name during multiple inauguration speeches....
by beantownbubba
Tue Jan 19, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books Thread
Replies: 2250
Views: 528855

Re: Books Thread

Don't remember much about An American Tragedy other than that it was really long, very boring and I could not understand its status as a "classic."
by beantownbubba
Tue Jan 19, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: hey Wolf...
Replies: 72
Views: 2742

Re: hey Wolf...

tinnitus photography wrote:
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:38 am
i'll be sure to check my venmo and paypal tmrw after biden lifts his hand from the bible.
Unfortunately for Wolf the bet was based on the election, not the inauguration. I guess paying tomorrow, if he does, is better than not paying at all but the reputational damage is done.
by beantownbubba
Fri Jan 15, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books Thread
Replies: 2250
Views: 528855

Re: Books Thread

You know how it feels to come across a great, obscure find in a genre you love? Well, that's me and Joe Ide's IQ series. I'm on the last book of those published so far (there will be at least one more) and it's by far the weakest, but the others are fantastic. It's hard to be fresh and original in t...
by beantownbubba
Fri Jan 15, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The TV thread
Replies: 3345
Views: 645186

Re: The TV thread

Babylon Berlin - Interesting sometimes compelling but very uneven. Sometimes the "confusion adds to the air of menace and dread" thing gets carried way too far into wtf? land. Overall well worth watching especially the first couple of seasons. Both leads are fantastic. The Morning Show - Heard a to...
by beantownbubba
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:39 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Last Movie Watched
Replies: 3686
Views: 836446

Re: Last Movie Watched

https://theshillongtimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/sylvies-love-copy.jpg Love stories are tough. They can feel pushed and forced, can be overly sugary and often fail to address the nuances of falling in love. Sylvie's Love doesn't fall into these pratfalls and is a great piece of filmmaking. Y...
by beantownbubba
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:35 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The TV thread
Replies: 3345
Views: 645186

Re: The TV thread

The new Netflix series Lupin is very enjoyable in a "light entertainment" kind of way. But beware: What they don't tell you is that the show abruptly ends in midseason. Seriously annoying and frustrating. Apparently the rest of the season is coming at some point but I really don't get this manner of...
by beantownbubba
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:31 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: 3DD English Premier league Fantasy Football League
Replies: 450
Views: 137856

Re: 3DD English Premier league Fantasy Football League

Are Spurs fans in open revolt yet? As a relative novice to the sport I always wonder if I'm missing something or don't get the subtleties but by now I do know one thing: Spurs are horrible to watch and I don't need an expert to confirm that. They are the living embodiment of the received NFL wisdom ...
by beantownbubba
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: hey Wolf...
Replies: 72
Views: 2742

Re: hey Wolf...

bovine knievel wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:31 pm
Bad form = chicken shit where I come from
Yeah, well, you know us effete, fancy, genteel New Englanders. Why punch somebody in the jaw when you can slide the stiletto in silently?
by beantownbubba
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: hey Wolf...
Replies: 72
Views: 2742

Re: hey Wolf...

I’ve been falling so long..... Deep in the hole. From his FB page “ Twas the weekend before covfefe, and all thru the land, The lefties were trembling at the cards in Trump's hand. The patriots were nestled, all snug in their beds, While visions of perp walks danced in their heads. The laptops reco...
by beantownbubba
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: hey Wolf...
Replies: 72
Views: 2742

Re: hey Wolf...

Wait.

Wolf is posting here without having paid off the bet?

What the fuck?

Bad form, dude. Bad form.
by beantownbubba
Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18115
Views: 2406844

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

And while we're on the subject of Nazis and ignorance about Nazi history, somebody called Jeanine Pirro, w/ whom I am not familiar but know is on Fox News, so there's a hint, apparently called the social media backlash against Parler "akin to Kristallnacht," thus proving that she either doesn't kno...
by beantownbubba
Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18115
Views: 2406844

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

I don't know how you have Unity without any accountability or repentance. Sadly, Impeachment is likely our only choice. The Enablers are essentially saying, "I'm sorry your high school daughter was raped at Prom, but, you know, he's graduating and moving out of state for college in a week or two, s...
by beantownbubba
Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:37 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18115
Views: 2406844

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

I don't know how meaningful censure by Congress would be now and in the future, but given a choice between (i) impeachment in the House w/ no hearings whatsoever and no conviction in the Senate and (ii) censure with, say, something close to 2/3 majorities in both Houses (no sure thing I admit), I'm ...
by beantownbubba
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18115
Views: 2406844

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

And while we're on the subject of Nazis and ignorance about Nazi history, somebody called Jeanine Pirro, w/ whom I am not familiar but know is on Fox News, so there's a hint, apparently called the social media backlash against Parler "akin to Kristallnacht," thus proving that she either doesn't know...
by beantownbubba
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18115
Views: 2406844

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

Courtesy of OBL from a friend of hers who got it from an unknown author. Luckily the substance stands on its own whatever the attribution (though I hope it wasn't written by Goebbels). “In case you are confused, here is some guidance: Huge numbers of our population believe in a complete alternate re...
by beantownbubba
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18115
Views: 2406844

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

^^^ If one thinks that it's in society's interest to battle and minimize the effects of a pandemic, we now have about 10 months of evidence. And what we have learned, among other things, is that an incompetent government will act incompetently and that too many individuals just don't give a fuck abo...
by beantownbubba
Sun Jan 10, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18115
Views: 2406844

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

I agree that a lot of the rural folks around here just want to be left alone, but there's a double-standard. They want to be left alone when it comes to themselves, but too many of them are completely fine with people who don't think like them being told how to live. I think this is the crux of thi...
by beantownbubba
Sun Jan 10, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18115
Views: 2406844

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

Perhaps that is more of a rural California thing. Having decisions made by LA & Bay area voters gets annoying. It leads to laws and regulations that make no sense out here in farm country, and even less for the mountain dwellers. Yeah, I see what you're saying on an in state thing where one party c...
by beantownbubba
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:44 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18115
Views: 2406844

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

Like Tuesday in Georgia? The winners do not represent rural people. Out my way Difi and Kamala do not represent central CA farm country. I don't understand. I don't know who Difi is. Doesn't Devin Nunes represent at least a chunk of CA farm country? The run off election in GA (and the presidential ...
by beantownbubba
Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18115
Views: 2406844

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

Rural folk aren't trying to tell urban folk how to live. They just want to be left alone. I know that's your personal outlook/belief, Rod, but do you think it's a widely shared perspective? I don't. Most urban folk don't understand. As to how widely shared the perspective, how many rural folk do yo...
by beantownbubba
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18115
Views: 2406844

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

LBRod wrote:
Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:00 pm
Zip City wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:51 pm

You know what we never hear? "Why won't rural folk work to understand urban folk?"
Rural folk aren't trying to tell urban folk how to live. They just want to be left alone.
I know that's your personal outlook/belief, Rod, but do you think it's a widely shared perspective? I don't.
by beantownbubba
Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18115
Views: 2406844

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

This farmer took the money and resented it. You can't afford to stare a gift horse in the mouth. At the risk of beating dead livestock, that was what I was trying to get at. I speculated that having received the money to ameliorate at least the worst of the pain, affected farmers might have felt th...
by beantownbubba
Fri Jan 08, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18115
Views: 2406844

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

As you know, I think Heather Cox Richardson is must reading all the time but I want to particularly flag today's email (dated yesterday). It is less about her usual historical perspective and more a really good summary of the avalanche of events that seem so overwhelming. It also contains new to me ...
by beantownbubba
Fri Jan 08, 2021 9:33 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18115
Views: 2406844

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

Trump chucked subsidies at farmers to literally buy votes from farmers. He didn’t buy this farmer’s vote, but I digress. Coastal Democrats can’t comprehend how important guns and abortion are to people out here in the middle. It would blow your mind how many people I know that support universal hea...
by beantownbubba
Thu Jan 07, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18115
Views: 2406844

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

If the Democrats could regain some of the rural vote, they could obliterate that too. As far as i know, the Dems didn't even try to make an issue of Trump's near destruction of the farm economy w/ his easy to win trade war. I would have thoughts there'd be some votes there, but what do I know? If s...