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by Hairyducked Idiot
Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Game of Thrones
Replies: 2388
Views: 98665

Re: Game of Thrones

Also, Tyrion is not smart. His only two intellectual accomplishments in terms of leadership are: 1) Slightly outsmarting Cersei in King's Landing for awhile 2) Holding out in a fortified city long enough for reinforcements to arrive after having time to prepare, which is literally the entire point o...
by Hairyducked Idiot
Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Game of Thrones
Replies: 2388
Views: 98665

Re: Game of Thrones

I don't think the Stark bone-dust is gonna be a problem, but Winterfell is 100% getting overrun and the crypts are gonna turn into a kill zone. They mentioned how safe it was too many times. The little redshirt girl not wanting to go there but being told she had to for safety sealed it. Basically ev...
by Hairyducked Idiot
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: TV thread
Replies: 3239
Views: 209981

Re: TV thread

The Magicians season finale. A lot of people had predicted the main plot point but sheesh was it an emotional face-punch.
by Hairyducked Idiot
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Game of Thrones
Replies: 2388
Views: 98665

Re: Game of Thrones

As the R+L=J stuff circulated the last many years, and as it was coming in the show, I weirdly never considered the aspect that Sam brought up last night: what if Dany doesn't recognize Jon as the true heir to the Iron Throne? Is there potential for a head-to-head battle here? She shouldn't accept ...
by Hairyducked Idiot
Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: "Time makes fools of us all" - The Kyle Schwarber Thread
Replies: 539
Views: 58468

Re: "Time makes fools of us all" - The Kyle Schwarber Thread

badger wrote:We're not really whoop de dooing our first World Series in over a century are we? We're just emotional right?


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by Hairyducked Idiot
Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Game of Thrones
Replies: 2388
Views: 98665

Re: Game of Thrones

Forel and Tormund are replacement-level turds, Snow and Hound are alright but nothing special. The only legit dude on that side is Dayne, but he'll get overwhelmed by the combined might after all his weiner teammates are dead in the first 15 seconds. Dunno about Forel being replacement level. He fo...
by Hairyducked Idiot
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Game of Thrones
Replies: 2388
Views: 98665

Re: Game of Thrones

5 v 5 Battle. Who wins? Assume all are in their prime Team One - Arthur Dayne - Jon Snow - The Hound - Syrio Forel - Tormund Giantsbane Team Two - Barriston Selmy - Jamie Lannister - The Mountain - Bronn of the Blackwater - The Viper Team 2 AINEC imo. Forel and Tormund are replacement-level turds, ...
by Hairyducked Idiot
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Vogelbach
Replies: 12
Views: 548

Re: Vogelbach

Sammy Sofa wrote:Jesus. Have we really descended to the point of pining for a squished version of Jake Fox?


I never stopped pining for him. Not because he's good, but because he'd be entertaining.
by Hairyducked Idiot
Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery
Replies: 219
Views: 16122

Re: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery

Derwood wrote:I know CBJ isn’t winning this series, but a 4 goal comeback on Tampa ice was really fun


They could definitely win this series.
by Hairyducked Idiot
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery
Replies: 219
Views: 16122

Re: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery

I need a team or two to bandwagon on for the playoffs. Who should I be rooting for? No NHL thread so had to post this here. First, root for the Lightning to either crap out spectacularly in the first round or dominate everyone and win it all. No in-between. Then enjoy the tears whenever the Maple L...
by Hairyducked Idiot
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery
Replies: 219
Views: 16122

Re: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery

Now that I'm reading up on it, Podkolzin *can't* come over for 2 years. You can't even negotiate with him, he's full SKA property. And he could always choose to stay there rather than take an NHL ELC after those two years. That'd give me a long pause. You could take Bynam as a potential No. 1 D (al...
by Hairyducked Idiot
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery
Replies: 219
Views: 16122

Re: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery

Now that I'm reading up on it, Podkolzin *can't* come over for 2 years. You can't even negotiate with him, he's full SKA property. And he could always choose to stay there rather than take an NHL ELC after those two years. That'd give me a long pause. You could take Bynam as a potential No. 1 D (alb...
by Hairyducked Idiot
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:24 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery
Replies: 219
Views: 16122

Re: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery

for those that know more of the NHL draft/international hockey than me (who knows nothing), is a trade out of #3 something the Hawks should consider? Depends on what's being offered. I don't wanna overstate by saying there's *no* difference between 3 and 8, but there's definitely 2 key guys and 5 o...
by Hairyducked Idiot
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery
Replies: 219
Views: 16122

Re: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery

17 Seconds wrote:currently on hfboards looking at every team forum's reaction the moment the blackhawks moved up


I'm particularly enjoying the fate of the LA Kings, who tanked *hard* and had their fans really embracing it, only to drop all the way from 2nd to 5th.
by Hairyducked Idiot
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery
Replies: 219
Views: 16122

Re: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery

Even No. 3 is great. That's probably that Russian Podkolzin as BPA, though you could *maybe* talk yourself into Bynam if you just had to have a defenseman. Any issues with getting Podkolzin to the USA immediately? Or will he play over there for a while first? He's not ready to come over immediately...
by Hairyducked Idiot
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery
Replies: 219
Views: 16122

Re: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery

This was only an 8.2% chance to get into the top 3, otherwise they would have stayed back at 12 or possibly worse.
by Hairyducked Idiot
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery
Replies: 219
Views: 16122

Re: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery

Alright, third it is. Jumped 9 spots. That's *huge* for the team's immediate future.
by Hairyducked Idiot
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery
Replies: 219
Views: 16122

Re: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery

Even No. 3 is great. That's probably that Russian Podkolzin as BPA, though you could *maybe* talk yourself into Bynam if you just had to have a defenseman.
by Hairyducked Idiot
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery
Replies: 219
Views: 16122

Re: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery

The three teams that jumped were leaked a few minutes early on twitter but I didn't believe them.
by Hairyducked Idiot
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery
Replies: 219
Views: 16122

Re: 2018/19 Blackhawks march to the lottery

Blackhawks in the top 3!
by Hairyducked Idiot
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Game of Thrones
Replies: 2388
Views: 98665

Re: Game of Thrones

TV Sam/Book Lommy
by Hairyducked Idiot
Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Cubs suck and we were always right to hate them (2019 negativity thread)
Replies: 70
Views: 2820

Re: Cubs suck and we were always right to hate them (2019 negativity thread)

Division odds

Fangraph: 31%
538: 12%
BP: 8%

Playoff odds

Fangraphs: 44%
538: 23%
BP: 12%
by Hairyducked Idiot
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: General Chit-Chat thread
Replies: 3260
Views: 203845

Re: General Chit-Chat thread

That "Alien" production has the theatre community very split today. On the one hand, yes, they did some really cool stuff with it, and its very impressive for a high school production. On the other, it was completely illegal to put on, as they didn't receive permission to adapt it. The is...
by Hairyducked Idiot
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: General Cubs Chit-Chat
Replies: 5761
Views: 414970

Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

if this season goes into the crapper, I think the next guy to run the show might be coming from somewhere else, and it will be a guy who has built winners on a budget. David Stearns just signed an extension a few months ago. So? We just have to promote him to Super President of Baseball Operations ...

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