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by Thurman Merman
Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: General Chit-Chat thread
Replies: 3087
Views: 172892

Re: General Chit-Chat thread

do any of you nerds play with legos? i randomly got a lego thing as a christmas present and it was actually really fun. i'm thinking about buying the bigass saturn v rocket. am i going to start hating women and minorites now? I love legos. But I struggle with what to do with them when I'm done, bec...
by Thurman Merman
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Week 17: Bears @ Vikings Sunday, 3:25 on Fox
Replies: 205
Views: 5311

Re: Week 17: Bears @ Vikings Sunday, 3:25 on Fox

God the Vikings suck so bad they should just let them score 2 TDS uncontested and then just take knees every down.
by Thurman Merman
Mon Dec 24, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Week 16: Bears at 49ers on Fox Sunday at 3pm
Replies: 158
Views: 4985

Re: Week 16: Bears at 49ers on Fox Sunday at 3pm

Just get down
by Thurman Merman
Sun Dec 23, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Week 16: Bears at 49ers on Fox Sunday at 3pm
Replies: 158
Views: 4985

Re: Week 16: Bears at 49ers on Fox Sunday at 3pm

Refs missed the obvious 4th down call will cost us 3 points. They should make the kicking unit start on the sidelines when they restart.
by Thurman Merman
Sat Dec 22, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Cubs TV broadcast rights
Replies: 142
Views: 11249

Re: Cubs TV broadcast rights

Hey man, there's a giant cow in Australia and every time it farts it warms the planet one degree. It's a scientific fact. There's just nothing we can do about global warming, so we might as well spend all our time and money building a wall to keep all the giant cows out of America.
by Thurman Merman
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Week 15: Green Bay @ Bears Sunday at noon on Fox
Replies: 180
Views: 6786

Re: Week 15: Green Bay @ Bears Sunday at noon on Fox

That 3 seed looking somewhat important now, as a Vikings - Rams path is looking way easier than a Seahawks - Saints path.
by Thurman Merman
Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Beer Thread 2.0
Replies: 181
Views: 14658

Re: Beer Thread 2.0

Stopped at binnys and picked up a 2018 BCBS, a 2017 BCBS, and a Pollyanna fun size toasted marshmallow. They also happened to have a bottle of CBS sitting on the shelf, so I paid the hefty price of 25 bucks for it. Probably not worth that price, but it's a bucket list beer.
by Thurman Merman
Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Beer Thread 2.0
Replies: 181
Views: 14658

Re: Beer Thread 2.0

I almost minor-ed in astronomy. Based on a class I took that focused on extraterrestrial life, my final Drake equation number was so small that the possibility of aliens was slim to nil. Guess I have to find something else potentially not racist.
by Thurman Merman
Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Beer Thread 2.0
Replies: 181
Views: 14658

Re: Beer Thread 2.0

Meanwhile, I'm just glad to enjoy my Belgian Trappist beers... I don't really get the point of these limited run, specially aged, ridiculously expensive beers. If we were talking about wine or bourbon, maybe, why not; I'm not in the market, but why not if you're into it. But regarding beer, are the...
by Thurman Merman
Tue Nov 27, 2018 4:09 am
Forum: Social
Topic: The Travel Thread
Replies: 197
Views: 17957

Re: The Travel Thread

If truffle sees this, I'm sure he will have plenty of advice for you.
by Thurman Merman
Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 27031
Views: 1133580

Re: Politics & Current Events

Racist. It means racist.
by Thurman Merman
Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Beer Thread 2.0
Replies: 181
Views: 14658

Re: Beer Thread 2.0

There used to be, because otherwise you wouldn't get it. But I think nowadays, as long as you don't want some of the rarer varieties, you probably don't need to. Like 5 years ago I waited in line at 3 am in a blizzard to get bourbon barrel plead the fifth. While fun, I have no desire to do that again.
by Thurman Merman
Fri Nov 23, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Beer Thread 2.0
Replies: 181
Views: 14658

Re: Beer Thread 2.0

How much effort are you guys putting into this? Would love to pick some up (even just the regular) but don't really have the chance to wait in line Friday morning
by Thurman Merman
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Bryce is Right, Bitch
Replies: 2265
Views: 120241

Re: The Bryce is Right, Bitch

UMFan83 wrote:
Thurman Merman wrote:
UMFan83 wrote:Palatine Unseasonable Cold Chimps

It's weird we live like 5 minutes from each other and grew up in the same town. Palatine or Fremd?


Ha that’s crazy. Fremd but I moved to NH after my sophomore year so didn’t graduate there

Ah, you grew up on the good side of the tracks.
by Thurman Merman
Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Bryce is Right, Bitch
Replies: 2265
Views: 120241

Re: The Bryce is Right, Bitch

UMFan83 wrote:Palatine Unseasonable Cold Chimps

It's weird we live like 5 minutes from each other and grew up in the same town. Palatine or Fremd?
by Thurman Merman
Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: The Bryce is Right, Bitch
Replies: 2265
Views: 120241

Re: The Bryce is Right, Bitch

Give me a spinach and garlic or a jalepeno/giardinera and sausage pizza and I'll eat it no matter who makes it.
by Thurman Merman
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: General Chit-Chat thread
Replies: 3087
Views: 172892

Re: General Chit-Chat thread

My dream was always to move to San Diego. Luckily, that is probably 20 years down the road and I don't have to make any tough decisions now. But the fire thing certainly crossed my mind.
by Thurman Merman
Sat Nov 10, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Social
Topic: TV thread
Replies: 2932
Views: 174993

Re: TV thread

Ding Dong Johnson wrote:Jean-Claude Van Johnson is one of the most insanely goofy and hilarious things I have ever watched. it is so far beyond dumb that it is utterly fantastic

What is THIS?! I must watch this.
by Thurman Merman
Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:56 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 27031
Views: 1133580

Re: Politics & Current Events

What a weird ass night.
by Thurman Merman
Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 27031
Views: 1133580

Re: Politics & Current Events

Harris County (Houston) only at 16% reporting. My buddy said there are still lines at some places. I guess that gives Beto the smallest of chances still. Ugh, I’m so deflated. Nation of half-wits ...its TEXAS man! I swear, have any of you ever been there?! My job basically dictates that I MUST move...
by Thurman Merman
Wed Nov 07, 2018 2:09 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 27031
Views: 1133580

Re: Politics & Current Events

So I haven't really dug into the finances of elections, but is Rauner just out 70 million dollars now? Was the financial incentive to win that great to risk that much money?
by Thurman Merman
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:52 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 27031
Views: 1133580

Re: Politics & Current Events

Looks like JB won. Looking decent for Sean casten in my district, which is cool.
by Thurman Merman
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 27031
Views: 1133580

Re: Politics & Current Events

I just read 538 say Donnelly is in trouble and I don't think I'm going to follow this anymore the Democrats taking the senate was always very unlikely. The big thing is to take the house and start the bonanza of corruption investigations. I was thinking more along the lines of the polls being off i...
by Thurman Merman
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 27031
Views: 1133580

Re: Politics & Current Events

I just read 538 say Donnelly is in trouble and I don't think I'm going to follow this anymore
by Thurman Merman
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 27031
Views: 1133580

Re: Politics & Current Events

Line was 30 deep in Wheaton. First time I have ever had to wait in line there.

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