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by sneakypower
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 28861
Views: 1299628

Re: Politics & Current Events

Nathan J. Robinson notes some of the blemishes on Mayor Pete's character: https://www.currentaffairs.org/2019/03/all-about-pete Pete Buttigieg is trying the same thing. Look at the number of boxes he checks. He’s from the Rust Belt so he’s authentic, but he went to Harvard so he’s not a rube, but he...
by sneakypower
Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 3745
Views: 228018

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

i horsefeathers love Mulholland Dr.
by sneakypower
Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 3745
Views: 228018

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

50 Essential Movies to Watch First on the New Criterion Channel
https://www.vulture.com/amp/article/criterion-channel-best-movies-streaming.html
by sneakypower
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 2019 HR Derby [Entry Thread]
Replies: 26
Views: 1300

Re: 2019 HR Derby [Entry Thread]

C Kyle Schwarber $75
1B Wil Myers $25
2B Gleyber Torres $75
3B Kris Bryant $50
SS Javier Baez $100
OF Joey Gallo $200
OF Juan Soto $75
OF Giancarlo Stanton $200
OF Aaron Judge $75
DH Bryce Harper $100
================
$975

check yer pms
by sneakypower
Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Music Thread 2.0
Replies: 2167
Views: 123776

Re: Music Thread 2.0

was sad to see Scott Walker passed away yesterday; Scott 4 is one of my favorite albums

there is a very good documentary about his career on amazon prime, 30 Century Man
by sneakypower
Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: 2019 is Jason Heyward fixed thread
Replies: 37
Views: 3067

Re: 2019 is Jason Heyward fixed thread

Bull wrote:can anyone illuminate Heyward's 2020 contract status?

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by sneakypower
Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Trout signs massive extension (12/$430)
Replies: 56
Views: 2103

Re: Trout signs massive extension (12/$430)

oh well, there are other fish in the sea
by sneakypower
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 28861
Views: 1299628

Re: Politics & Current Events

we are really seeing Ben's Asse
by sneakypower
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Rule Changes Are Coming
Replies: 105
Views: 3688

Re: Rule Changes Are Coming

ironically shifts might improve the pace of play if you determine they successfully limit offense (but there may be secondary effects where this causes teams to try to walk more)

i think the push to eliminate shifts stems instead from them sucking some of the fun out of the game for a lot of people
by sneakypower
Tue Mar 05, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Rule Changes Are Coming
Replies: 105
Views: 3688

Re: Rule Changes Are Coming

I didnt expect to be so deeply in the minority, but I really like the 3 batter minimum. Shortens game time/down time while also favoring more offense. Isnt that the stated goal of all these rule changes? It probably won't shorten game time at all. Any time saved by not making a pitching change will...
by sneakypower
Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Rule Changes Are Coming
Replies: 105
Views: 3688

Re: Rule Changes Are Coming

the best part of baseball is baseball happening, the worst part of baseball is the waiting around for baseball to happen; this reduces that some

Cubswin11 wrote:
Derwood wrote:The three batter minimum is the worst idea ever

It really is, it fundamentally changes things. LOOGY’s will become extinct.

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by sneakypower
Tue Mar 05, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Rule Changes Are Coming
Replies: 105
Views: 3688

Re: Rule Changes Are Coming

Derwood wrote:The three batter minimum is the worst idea ever

should be a full inning
by sneakypower
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Addison Russell
Replies: 1357
Views: 95930

Re: Addison Russell

i should have clarified, "at nsb(b)"
by sneakypower
Mon Mar 04, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Addison Russell
Replies: 1357
Views: 95930

Re: Addison Russell

as i recall it i hated Todd Hollandsworth unhealthy levels

didn't everyone mostly hate Theriot at some point
by sneakypower
Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Bryce is Right, Bitch
Replies: 3519
Views: 206765

Re: The Bryce is Right, Bitch

Theo sucks, i hate the Ricketts, oh well, it is what it is
by sneakypower
Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 28861
Views: 1299628

Re: Politics & Current Events

oh, just 21%, cool! also in related news: Cloud Loss Could Add 8 Degrees to Global Warming https://www.quantamagazine.org/cloud-loss-could-add-8-degrees-to-global-warming-20190225/ https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D0SOfTsWoAEfkPV.jpg:small [ https://twitter.com/LPDonovan/status/1100160880619196417 ]
by sneakypower
Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: College Basketball 2018-2019
Replies: 153
Views: 11351

Re: College Basketball 2018-2019

NewUserName wrote:
UMFan83 wrote:
PackLandVA wrote:Muck Fichigan! Yay Sparty!


Cool story bro


Izzo was a mile ahead of Beilien yesterday....I can rarely say that so I was pleased

i would have liked to have seen Matthews put on Winston for a stretch to see if they could force anybody else to try to create
by sneakypower
Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel
Replies: 3745
Views: 228018

Re: Movie Thread 2: The Sequel

aside: * roma was robbed for best picture. * bohemian rhapsody won best editing in a film. there was a scene from the movie (quickly removed from youtube late last night after trending on blogs/twitter) showing how awful the edits were. * mr. robot won best actor while the academy used a scene of h...
by sneakypower
Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 28861
Views: 1299628

Re: Politics & Current Events

Mostly young idealistic voters (often male, but of both genders) who sit out the election and don't support the majority liberal candidate because it wasn't Bernie. To be clear, I'm not certain if that cohort is actually big enough to be worried about pissing off or not, but that's a Bernie Bro. An...
by sneakypower
Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 28861
Views: 1299628

Re: Politics & Current Events

Bernie Bro fallout what is that Mostly young idealistic voters (often male, but of both genders) who sit out the election and don't support the majority liberal candidate because it wasn't Bernie. To be clear, I'm not certain if that cohort is actually big enough to be worried about pissing off or ...
by sneakypower
Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 28861
Views: 1299628

Re: Politics & Current Events

scarey wrote:Bernie Bro fallout

what is that
by sneakypower
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: The Ricketts family kind of sucks
Replies: 389
Views: 19464

Re: The Ricketts family kind of sucks

JennieGarthAlgar wrote:Image

lmao wtf
by sneakypower
Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 28861
Views: 1299628

Re: Politics & Current Events

republicans keep running and winning on crazy promises like outlawing abortion, building a border wall and repealing obamacare and wouldn't you know it as each day goes by they get incrementally closer to these goals

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