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by Derwood
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: TV thread
Replies: 1990
Views: 77116

Re: TV thread

It's kind of remarkable that they got so many of the original crew back together
by Derwood
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: #MeToo
Replies: 985
Views: 24959

Re: #MeToo

I would be interested to hear a detailed account from Ansari’s side, just to compare. I am on a Title IX hearing board and I’m constantly fascinated by how different the two sides of every story are. Beyond basic misunderstanding/misinterpreting of the sexual encounters, there are often huge rifts ...
by Derwood
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: #MeToo
Replies: 985
Views: 24959

Re: #MeToo

I would be interested to hear a detailed account from Ansari’s side, just to compare. I am on a Title IX hearing board and I’m constantly fascinated by how different the two sides of every story are. Beyond basic misunderstanding/misinterpreting of the sexual encounters, there are often huge rifts b...
by Derwood
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Social
Topic: #MeToo
Replies: 985
Views: 24959

Re: #MeToo

It's the MeToo equivalent of "your intolerance of my intolerance is the REAL intolerance"
by Derwood
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 19905
Views: 597063

Re: Politics & Current Events

What a cheap tactic, trying to focus on house/hole rather than the racism behind the statemet
by Derwood
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:10 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: THE Bryce Harper in 2018 Thread
Replies: 108
Views: 4949

Re: THE Bryce Harper in 2018 Thread

If I was a betting man, I'd take Chicago vs. the field next year. I'm weirdly sure that Harper will come to the Cubs and that it won't be an agonizing decision
by Derwood
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 NFL Playoffs
Replies: 102
Views: 2213

Re: 2017-18 NFL Playoffs

Not only did the DB completely miss Diggs, but he took out the only other defender who had a chance to catch him
by Derwood
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 NFL Playoffs
Replies: 102
Views: 2213

Re: 2017-18 NFL Playoffs

Possibly the worst tackle attempt I've ever seen
by Derwood
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 NFL Playoffs
Replies: 102
Views: 2213

Re: 2017-18 NFL Playoffs

Holy horsefeathers
by Derwood
Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Video Game Thread
Replies: 1059
Views: 43727

Re: Video Game Thread

Games turning 10 years old this year include:

Fallout 3
Metal Gear Solid 4
GTA IV
Left 4 Dead
Dead Space
Super Smash Brothers Brawl
by Derwood
Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 19905
Views: 597063

Re: Politics & Current Events

Speaking of State of the Union, how terrified must the White House/GOP be of Trump speaking for that length of time on live television? Will it be the shortest SOTU speech ever written? He did a "not State of the Union" in February and it was an hour. The shortest orally delivered SOTU wa...
by Derwood
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 19905
Views: 597063

Re: Politics & Current Events

Speaking of State of the Union, how terrified must the White House/GOP be of Trump speaking for that length of time on live television? Will it be the shortest SOTU speech ever written?
by Derwood
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 NFL Playoffs
Replies: 102
Views: 2213

Re: 2017-18 NFL Playoffs

Saints' punter clearly pulled a ribcage muscle, and now every time he kicks he's aggravating it. I guess NFL teams have no backup kickers?
by Derwood
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 NFL Playoffs
Replies: 102
Views: 2213

Re: 2017-18 NFL Playoffs

Any announcer who says "Jag-wires" needs to be shot into the Sun
by Derwood
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 NFL Playoffs
Replies: 102
Views: 2213

Re: 2017-18 NFL Playoffs

And now it's a 7 point game
by Derwood
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2017-18 NFL Playoffs
Replies: 102
Views: 2213

Re: 2017-18 NFL Playoffs

minnesotacubsfan wrote:I love the fact that CBS’s pregame show spent 80% of their time hyping the Steelers only to have Jacksonville absolutely throttle Pittsburgh in the first half


That second Steeler TD (on 4th and 11) could be huge, though
by Derwood
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 19905
Views: 597063

Re: Politics & Current Events

I don't think he understands what the EPA's job is supposed to be

by Derwood
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 19905
Views: 597063

Re: Politics & Current Events

CyHawk_Cub wrote:


I just saw my first "anti-Chain Immigration" ad on TV. GROSSSS
by Derwood
Sun Jan 14, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Yu Darvish Thread
Replies: 351
Views: 16656

Re: The Yu Darvish Thread

John Harper of the New York Daily News reports that the Yankees' interest in Yu Darvish is "very real." Harper says general manager Brian Cashman thinks they'd be able to sign Darvish at a "reasonable" price due to the stalled free agent market, which is part of the reason they ...
by Derwood
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Someone just got fired
Replies: 27
Views: 764

Re: Someone just got fired

Banedon wrote:
Derwood wrote:
Banedon wrote:
Definitely that it went out...like a million, bazillion times worse.


But had it been real and a ton of people were never warned....also bad.

Summary: all bad


What were they gonna do with a warning, hide under their desks?


I mean, there's a reason they would send one out in the first place.
by Derwood
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Someone just got fired
Replies: 27
Views: 764

Re: Someone just got fired

Banedon wrote:
Derwood wrote:What's worse: that the false alarm went out, or that it DIDN'T go to everyone's cell phone?


Definitely that it went out...like a million, bazillion times worse.


But had it been real and a ton of people were never warned....also bad.

Summary: all bad
by Derwood
Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Someone just got fired
Replies: 27
Views: 764

Re: Someone just got fired

What's worse: that the false alarm went out, or that it DIDN'T go to everyone's cell phone?
by Derwood
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Starting Pitching candidates
Replies: 1207
Views: 58181

Re: Starting Pitching candidates

Transmogrified Tiger wrote:
r_mack wrote:Good God, we gave up Eloy for Jose Quintana


Quintana is better and we have him about twice as long.


Also, I'll regret trading Eloy if (and only if) he actually turns into something.
by Derwood
Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: 2018 Cubs Convention
Replies: 42
Views: 2005

Re: 2018 Cubs Convention

shnsajax wrote:I love that no one, even Rizzo is backing off the Bryce Harper talks.


I’ve never been more confident that a free agent is going to sign with the Cubs than I am with Harper.

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