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by wvcbxl
Sat May 26, 2018 6:11 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 22398
Views: 746158

Re: Politics & Current Events

Unfortunately, these stories don't resonate on the fears of this actually happening to our children. Since it is the children of illegals, their lives have lesser value. These are the stories that society should focus on. Nah; most are preparing the old "wir haben es nicht gewusst" defense.
by wvcbxl
Fri May 11, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 22398
Views: 746158

Re: Politics & Current Events

UK wrote:Fwiw, voting is enough of one's civic duty to merit changing things.


In Belgium, it is literally a civic/legal duty - showing up at your polling station is mandatory.
by wvcbxl
Wed May 09, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 22398
Views: 746158

Re: Politics & Current Events

I can't wait for the US to put sanctions on everyone who associates with Iran and then Iran starts their nuke program up again; leading to another war based on finding WMDs. This Q&A session at the State dept sheds some light (or not :wink: ): https://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2018/05/281959.htm
by wvcbxl
Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 22398
Views: 746158

Re: Politics & Current Events

SouthSideRyan wrote:Why is this surprising to people?


It shouldn't be.
Kanye is probably among the small group of people who actually benefit most from the recent tax reform.
by wvcbxl
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Social
Topic: General Chit-Chat thread
Replies: 2275
Views: 99089

Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Swiss police speed camera catches duck doing 52km/hr in a 30km/hr zone. And it's the second time already. 8-)

by wvcbxl
Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 22398
Views: 746158

Re: Politics & Current Events

by wvcbxl
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Social
Topic: General Chit-Chat thread
Replies: 2275
Views: 99089

Re: General Chit-Chat thread

High mice alert !

by wvcbxl
Thu Apr 05, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Beer Thread 2.0
Replies: 138
Views: 7984

Re: Beer Thread 2.0

This is a good day for beer lovers :D
The Trappist monks of Rochefort have won their legal battle to protect their water supply from pump tests by limestone giant Lhoist.
by wvcbxl
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: ♫ Star Wars, nothing but...Star Wars! ♫
Replies: 1307
Views: 51818

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

Despite this being in French, the proposed theory is easy enough to deduce, and I think should be immediately declared to be canon: https://78.media.tumblr.com/4459299970e9a13a3b70cd2d4b407499/tumblr_o127wxtzkW1s55xbbo1_540.jpg https://78.media.tumblr.com/570e7700a243ba2fa5a82fc345780e5e/tumblr_o12...
by wvcbxl
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 22398
Views: 746158

Re: Politics & Current Events

Expert trolling:

by wvcbxl
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Dusty goes back to the Giants
Replies: 9
Views: 781

Re: Dusty goes back to the Giants

The Giants reached out to Baker in February and began talks on a role in the organization where he will spend the bulk of his time fishing


FTFY
by wvcbxl
Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Music Thread 2.0
Replies: 2010
Views: 71532

Re: Music Thread 2.0

it's unfair to think that everyone else in hip-hop are also-rans since kendrick is the current world heavyweight champion. off the top of my head, you have: vince staples danny brown schoolboy q skepta asap ferg run the jewels ka young thug chance the rapper all of them dropped quality albums over ...
by wvcbxl
Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Music Thread 2.0
Replies: 2010
Views: 71532

Re: Music Thread 2.0

Derwood wrote:... mumble rap .... isn't hard to understand


Selective reading FTW 8-)
by wvcbxl
Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 22398
Views: 746158

Re: Politics & Current Events

Looks like Putin's on a killing spree in the UK.

by wvcbxl
Sun Mar 11, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Guess what an idiot with a gun did this time
Replies: 2128
Views: 80153

Re: Guess what an idiot with a gun did this time

Just in case one wonders what would happen if a deranged man tried to attack a school in a country where he doesn't have easy access to guns:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rG7KlY2XSko
by wvcbxl
Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Guess what an idiot with a gun did this time
Replies: 2128
Views: 80153

Re: Guess what an idiot with a gun did this time

by wvcbxl
Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Guess what an idiot with a gun did this time
Replies: 2128
Views: 80153

Re: Guess what an idiot with a gun did this time

Cubswin11 wrote:This was Rizzo’s HS apparently. Sharma tweeted something about it.


by wvcbxl
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 22398
Views: 746158

Re: Politics & Current Events

Well, I mean, I guess Scott Pruitt needs a bodyguard, and we know Preston Doerflinger can throw a punch... https://twitter.com/davideggert00/status/963862785464651776 Well there are alternative solutions :wink: http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-pTgJVyhuYHU/UNSUN9TCr5I/AAAAAAAAAfY/_rfk9fa9Aeg/s320/coyote.jpg
by wvcbxl
Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Bryant tears meniscus & ACL
Replies: 48
Views: 3456

Re: Bryant tears meniscus & ACL

"I thought Kobe retired" was the first thing that went through my head when I saw the topic.
by wvcbxl
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 22398
Views: 746158

Re: Politics & Current Events

"Rocket man" Kim is doing an excellent troll job: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-42971097
by wvcbxl
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Social
Topic: NSBB Recipes or How I Learned to Love the Crockpot
Replies: 108
Views: 3204

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

Whole rabbit, peppers, onions, tomatoes, lemon on a bed of couscous or brown rice. So I see rabbit all the time at this grocery store by me, but have never had it. My limited research seemed to indicate it was better for a quicker cook, like a steak. Is it just versatile like that where it can go e...
by wvcbxl
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: The Book Thread
Replies: 47
Views: 2680

Re: The Book Thread

by wvcbxl
Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Minor Leagues
Topic: 2017 Post-Season Prospect Rankings (BA, Fangraphs, BP, ESPN, MLB Pipeline)
Replies: 139
Views: 7305

Re: 2017 Post-Season Prospect Rankings (BA, Fangraphs, BP)

They did well in that aspect FWIW. I imagine we are at the bottom in terms of major injuries to prospects in the last 5 years. I was listening to the (Belgian) radio on the way home from work, and apparently the Cubs have hired Steve Janssen as a minor league pitching coach (presumably for Mesa). D...
by wvcbxl
Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Cubs Offseason Rumors
Replies: 310
Views: 22238

Re: Cubs Offseason Rumors



Cubs twitter having some fun with the comments. :lol:

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