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by Proven Veteran
Fri May 11, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: TV thread
Replies: 2506
Views: 105002

Re: TV thread

Networks are just super reactionary. They saw Roseanne get huge numbers, and it's a multicam with a conservative star, so everyone started tripping over their dicks to do more multicams with "red state" appeal. It takes all of 3 seconds to figure out why Roseanne was a hit: because it was...
by Proven Veteran
Fri May 11, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: TV thread
Replies: 2506
Views: 105002

Re: TV thread

Someone explain to me how re-launching LMS makes sense. Despite its ratings, it was cancelled because it was too expensive; the cast (namely Allen) were making too much and the ad revenue was not good because the audience was so old. That's not going to change simply by being on a different network...
by Proven Veteran
Fri May 11, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: TV thread
Replies: 2506
Views: 105002

Re: TV thread

B99 may be coming back. Supposedly NBC and Hulu are interested.
by Proven Veteran
Fri May 11, 2018 5:49 am
Forum: Social
Topic: General Chit-Chat thread
Replies: 2269
Views: 97777

Re: General Chit-Chat thread

have any of youze seen the Beautiful Missouri twitter account? i love it. https://twitter.com/ShowMeMoBeauty/status/983028136412569605 https://twitter.com/ShowMeMoBeauty/status/981370066804469760 https://twitter.com/ShowMeMoBeauty/status/993624083307708416 https://twitter.com/ShowMeMoBeauty/status/...
by Proven Veteran
Thu May 03, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: General Cubs Chit-Chat
Replies: 4582
Views: 242852

Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

treebird wrote:rogers used to just be a standard dumbass, why did he have to decide to become a stupid troll

Skip Bayless makes a lot of money being a dumbass troll.
by Proven Veteran
Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Music Thread 2.0
Replies: 2006
Views: 70798

Re: Music Thread 2.0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0fZMjk3Yxo Ran across this video, which is a cover of Hum's "Stars". Don't read the caption until the entire band kicks it into gear for the first chorus. It made the video even cooler. I was in Champaign when this song originally came out. Their album Dow...
by Proven Veteran
Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Music Thread 2.0
Replies: 2006
Views: 70798

Re: Music Thread 2.0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0fZMjk3Yxo Ran across this video, which is a cover of Hum's "Stars". Don't read the caption until the entire band kicks it into gear for the first chorus. It made the video even cooler. I was in Champaign when this song originally came out. Their album Dow...
by Proven Veteran
Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baez impresses Baez
Replies: 990
Views: 64787

Re: Baez impresses Baez

Ding Dong Johnson wrote:
Banedon wrote:There are better players, but Javy is my favorite.

ever

He's just fun to watch, a lot of it is because he's so obviously having fun out there.
by Proven Veteran
Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baez impresses Baez
Replies: 990
Views: 64787

Re: Baez impresses Baez

TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:30 bombs this year

Is he taking the second half off after the Cubs clinch?
by Proven Veteran
Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Bears 2018 Offseason: Matt Nagy Hired as Head Coach
Replies: 1217
Views: 46433

Re: Bears 2018 Offseason: Matt Nagy Hired as Head Coach

David wrote:


Was Robinson's injury that much less severe?
by Proven Veteran
Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 22336
Views: 739593

Re: Politics & Current Events

Omar wrote:
CubInOK wrote:
Omar wrote:Trump openly criticizing Sessions in the cabinet meeting... Wasn't Sessions, who is apart of that cabinet, sitting at the roundtable IN that meeting?

Criticizing Sessions for following the law.

I don't know why Sessions hasn't resigned yet


Still trying to figure out who took his cookies.
by Proven Veteran
Thu Mar 22, 2018 4:24 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Dario Alvarez lost on waivers
Replies: 8
Views: 679

Re: Dario Alvarez lost on waivers

Stearns played them again.
by Proven Veteran
Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W
Replies: 652
Views: 28006

Re: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W

Huge tank W tonight, moved into 8th place.
by Proven Veteran
Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: TV thread
Replies: 2506
Views: 105002

Re: TV thread

This guy (formerly the Cancellation Bear on TvByTheNumbers) is usually right....and he has you guys as "likely renewed", fwiw. http://www.tvgrimreaper.com/2018/03/12/predictions-week-25-life-sentence-is-likely-to-be-canceled/3529/ Fox shows predicted to be renewed Bob’s Burgers, Family Gu...
by Proven Veteran
Fri Mar 09, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 22336
Views: 739593

Re: Politics & Current Events

Sammy Sofa wrote:Do you live in a "bubble?"

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/economy/do ... e-a-quiz-2

I have no idea how the hell I got a 48. I figured I would have been much lower.


19 I have thick walls on my bubble.
by Proven Veteran
Sat Mar 03, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: General Cubs Chit-Chat
Replies: 4582
Views: 242852

Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

Sammy Sofa wrote:
UMFan83 wrote:I'm confused as to why a lesbian is the authority on this.


Because she wrote it.

Someone should invite her to post here.
by Proven Veteran
Sat Feb 24, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: "horsefeathers looks like The Thing" - The Kyle Schwarber Thread
Replies: 319
Views: 25709

Re: "horsefeathers looks like The Thing" - The Kyle Schwarber Thread

Bull wrote:
Proven Veteran wrote:His head is going to look huge on that tiny body.

solution: trade heads with rizzo.

Rizzo has a big head, just a tiny face.

I think we're looking at a head swap with seal boy.
by Proven Veteran
Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: "horsefeathers looks like The Thing" - The Kyle Schwarber Thread
Replies: 319
Views: 25709

Re: "horsefeathers looks like The Thing" - The Kyle Schwarber Thread

His head is going to look huge on that tiny body.
by Proven Veteran
Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: 2018 rotation
Replies: 25
Views: 1675

Re: 2018 rotation

jersey cubs fan wrote:A day later and all of a sudden people are qyuing up to pretend they didn't like the joke

There aren't even 17 active users here, so something is fishy.
by Proven Veteran
Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: 2018 Cubs ZiPS Projections
Replies: 66
Views: 4092

Re: 2018 Cubs ZiPS Projections

PECOTA has the Cubs at 89 right now...they have the Dodgers at 99 (Brewers and Cardinals at 83 and 84, respectively). https://twitter.com/baseballpro/status/961240975430397954 Oher than LA, only the Cubs and Nats in the NL at 89 or better, while the AL has the Astros at 99, Indians at 97, and Yanke...
by Proven Veteran
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 22336
Views: 739593

Re: Politics & Current Events

:barf:
CubinNY wrote:Trump is 100% projection. He’s so empty.

“Did we catch them in them in the act?”

Yep, this speech means he thinks he committed treason. He only attacks people for things he thinks about himself.
by Proven Veteran
Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: NSBB Recipes or How I Learned to Love the Crockpot
Replies: 108
Views: 3163

Re: NSBB Recipes or How I Learned to Love the Crockpot

I'm cooking some tri-tip in the immersion circulator for the super bowl. It's my first time trying this cut sous vide. I'm going to throw it on the grill with some smoke at the end.
by Proven Veteran
Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:49 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W
Replies: 652
Views: 28006

Re: 2017-18 Bulls Thread - Fly the Tank W

David wrote:
Proven Veteran wrote:Nice double tank loss today, helped the nearest team to the pelicans out.


double tank win*


Oops, good correction.
by Proven Veteran
Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Music Thread 2.0
Replies: 2006
Views: 70798

Re: Music Thread 2.0

I use Google music for anything I don't have on vinyl, occasionally I have to go to the basement for a cd that's not available there. I like being able to do the whole home thing with Google home and chromecast audio.
by Proven Veteran
Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Music Thread 2.0
Replies: 2006
Views: 70798

Re: Music Thread 2.0

Just always have your collection on at least 2 HD's and rest easy. Ideally stick with Western Digital at least (avoid Seagate), and just make sure one of the drives is a solid state drive. I've got everything on my CPU's HD, an external drive, and then also on a Sony Walkman MP3 player. are you try...

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