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by NOLA
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: homophobe (Daniel Murphy), incoming (to the Cubs)
Replies: 146
Views: 1589

Re: homophobe (Daniel Murphy), incoming (to the Cubs)

This is great:

Classic Theo, pedal to the floor at all times...until you've used up all the resources. Then leave and move on to the next big market team in a favorable situation.



I must have missed this "favorable situation" that the Cubs found themselves in back in 2011.
by NOLA
Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:09 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2018 College Football thread
Replies: 21
Views: 649

Re: 2018 College Football thread

Twitter blowing up that Urban Meyer was just fired.
by NOLA
Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: The Cardinals
Replies: 2384
Views: 157092

Re: The Cardinals

look i condemn all racism ok? ok? but there's very fine people in both fan bases. Yeah, I despise the “fine people on both sides” argument, even though it’s pretty accurate here. My parents are Cubs fans. I lived in Chicago for almost 2 decades and still think it’s one of the world’s great cities. ...
by NOLA
Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 23736
Views: 852822

Re: Politics & Current Events

Speaking of gun nuts: Louisiana officials blocked two of the nation's largest banks Thursday (Aug. 16) from involvement in a $600 million road-financing plan because they have policies restricting gun sales and manufacturing by their commercial customers. In a narrow 7-6 vote, the State Bond Commiss...
by NOLA
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread
Replies: 205
Views: 8142

Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Maddon, though, envisions Bote possibly remaining in the mix, at least in September, saying Bryant enjoys playing the outfield.

This is the correct answer.
by NOLA
Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread
Replies: 3742
Views: 208983

Re: General Baseball Chit-Chat Thread

Ned Yost is awful. They practically had to drag his ass out of the dugout to stick up for his pitcher. He should have been out there 15 pitches ago.
by NOLA
Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 23736
Views: 852822

Re: Politics & Current Events

https://twitter.com/MaxBoot/status/1025933041083076610 D’Souza’s case follows a long-standing tradition of conservative polemic, which attempts to boldly redefine the ideological spectrum. Rather than accept the conventional terms of the debate, in which conservatism occupies a spot on the continuu...
by NOLA
Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Cole Hamels: Somehow Justin Verlander
Replies: 62
Views: 2522

Re: This is the Cole Hamels thread

cl smooth wrote:his face is a weird mix of actors bill hader, josh hamilton, jon hamm and braves legend dale murphy. feel like i'm looking at one of those morphing face gifs.

I thought he looks like a skinny Bruce Campbell, Evil Dead era.
by NOLA
Sat Jul 28, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Guess what an idiot with a badge did this time...
Replies: 484
Views: 29568

Re: Guess what an idiot with a badge did this time...

https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/25/us/new-orleans-police-officers-arrested/index.html https://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/theadvocate.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/2/46/246ba4a4-265a-56d9-9e36-be26aea8febf/5b57c27095172.image.jpg?resize=1200%2C929 Two off-duty New Orleans police office...
by NOLA
Wed Jul 25, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Social
Topic: ♫ Star Wars, nothing but...Star Wars! ♫
Replies: 1376
Views: 62410

Re: ♫ Star Wars, nothing but...Star Wars! ♫

As of tonight, I’m no longer one of the last people on Earth to see The Last Jedi. Holy crap, how does anyone have a problem with that movie?!? It’s right behind Rogue One as my fav of the new movies. I mean, in every other one in the series you knew what was going to happen. This one actually had s...
by NOLA
Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baez impresses Baez
Replies: 1338
Views: 92506

Re: Baez impresses Baez

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0353/1253/products/Men-Premium-T-Shirt-Tri-Ash_abd54962-12cd-4db4-9a82-298387932bf9_grande.jpg?v=1532023538 https://www.500level.com/products/javier-baez-t-shirt-chicago-c-baseball-23?variant=12505190465613#mens-premium-t-shirt/tri-ash/s/ That is the ugliest shirt ...
by NOLA
Sun Jul 22, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: General Chit-Chat thread
Replies: 2500
Views: 119515

Re: General Chit-Chat thread

My "abandon all social media for a couple weeks" experiment is complete. Results: 1.) I really don't miss Facebook at all. I think I'll keep that to checking in once a week or so to like the pictures of my daughter that my wife posts. But I don't see a real need beyond that. 2.) I realize...
by NOLA
Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL Preseason
Replies: 35
Views: 2004

Re: NFL Preseason

Def not a lawyer, but couldn’t Dolphins players sue the team over 1st Ammendment rights?
by NOLA
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: The Cardinals
Replies: 2384
Views: 157092

Re: The Cardinals

Lots of speculation that Girardi is the top candidate for the job...but if so...why fire Matheny? They basically have the same old school, no fun, managerial style. Which is exactly why they will hire Girardi. He has the Cardinal Way written all over him, but he hasn’t lost the clubhouse like Mathe...
by NOLA
Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baez impresses Baez
Replies: 1338
Views: 92506

Re: Baez impresses Baez

I don’t think “Javy doesn’t know names” is a meme anymore. It’s just real life. It started when he was in like AA and he was talking about how great his team's lineup was, and he knew himself and two other top-100 prospects. He went down the list saying "some guy" for everyone else. Edit:...
by NOLA
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Social
Topic: General Chit-Chat thread
Replies: 2500
Views: 119515

Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Speaking of vanity plates, I snapped this not long ago. I think they were trying to convey “Jesus is Lord”, but I can’t unsee something different now.

Spoiler: show
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by NOLA
Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Baez impresses Baez
Replies: 1338
Views: 92506

Re: Baez impresses Baez

17 Seconds wrote:he's turning into soriano with elite middle infield defense

And elite base running.
by NOLA
Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2018 NBA Offseason
Replies: 142
Views: 4459

Re: 2018 NBA Offseason

LeBron’s a Laker. 4/$154M
by NOLA
Sat Jun 30, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 23736
Views: 852822

Re: Politics & Current Events

Derwood wrote:https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1013019990340046849

Neat, more dog whistles that are completely irresponsible in every way

That slippery slope between ending ICE and The Purge.
by NOLA
Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 6-15-18
Replies: 30
Views: 1388

Re: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 6-15-18

A guy is in a terrible car accident. His insides are all torn up. He's in surgery for 7 hours while his poor wife sits on pins and needles in the waiting room. Finally, the surgeon comes out. The wife runs over to him. "Doc, you gotta tell me, just level with me, is he gonna make it?!" Th...
by NOLA
Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 23736
Views: 852822

Re: Politics & Current Events

I probably watched the same John Oliver episode as you (support for the investigation was 64% but now its 52%!!! Small sample size OH NOES!!!!), but I think team Trump's disinformation tactics to get public opinion to sour on Mueller are just screams into the void. The public doesn't matter much as...
by NOLA
Wed May 23, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: National Fascism League
Replies: 50
Views: 2371

Re: National Fascism League

This is exactly the appropriate time to peacefully protest by burning the flag.
by NOLA
Wed May 09, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 23736
Views: 852822

Re: Politics & Current Events

So assuming that these payments from companies like ATT and Novartis are the exact pay-to-play bs that it looks like.......Trump can’t survive that, can he? Are you new here? It does reveal a 4th rail to the Mueller probe after collusion, obstruction and money laundering. I know many here have said...
by NOLA
Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 23736
Views: 852822

Re: Politics & Current Events

Evidence suggests that is correct. But it also signifies the true problem. There is no "white people", only people. Race is a hypothetical construct. We have been so conditioned to see color of skin as a behavior trait rather than a genetic trait that we can't get away from it. White peop...

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