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by Proven Veteran
Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Random Baseball Musings
Replies: 7362
Views: 211736

Re: Random Baseball Musings

so the white sox hired jason benetti to do their home games instead of hawk, who will be doing almost entirely road games EDIT - MY BAD no terrible human being over here http://www.csnchicago.com/white-sox/white-sox-name-jason-benetti-new-announcer-extend-contracts-harrelson-stone Why would Hawk on...
by Proven Veteran
Wed Jan 13, 2016 6:10 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: The Video Game thread
Replies: 14723
Views: 81056

Re: The Video Game thread

Transmogrified Tiger wrote:For anyone interested in doing something similar, Xbox 360 controllers also work great for this, especially if you have something with a little more horsepower than a Raspberry Pi running the games and you can step into N64 or PS1 ROMs.


What do you need to use to make this happen?
by Proven Veteran
Wed Jan 13, 2016 3:02 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2015-16 Blackhawks season
Replies: 186
Views: 15841

Re: 2015-16 Blackhawks season

biittner77 wrote:mildo= million dollars. I thought that originated here but it may have come from one of the hockey blogs.


It should go back to wherever it came from.
by Proven Veteran
Mon Jan 11, 2016 1:17 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: The Music Thread
Replies: 16600
Views: 87294

Re: The Music Thread

I watched the man who fell to earth kinda recently. It's amazing that at the height of his thin white duke craziness he pulled off thatveprformance. Still kicking myself I never picked that up when Criterion put it out. A new Criterion edition DVD or BR were already ridiculously expensive; now they...
by Proven Veteran
Sat Jan 09, 2016 9:58 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: The Movie Thread
Replies: 33809
Views: 144475

Re: The Movie Thread

After a private screening of an immaculate 35mm copy at Frontenac recently, what I want to see is a 70mm remaster Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. It doesn't really work like that. Do you mean IMAX "remastering?" No, it was an original print, sourced from the Wehrenbergs. I get that; it was the "...
by Proven Veteran
Fri Jan 08, 2016 6:43 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Hacking mess
Replies: 167
Views: 16485

Re: Hacking mess

I don't understand how the Cards haven't been severely punished for this. Maybe that's still to come.
by Proven Veteran
Thu Jan 07, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Denard Span signs 3 year deal with Giants.
Replies: 12
Views: 2438

Re: Denard Span signs 3 year deal with Giants.

Tryptamine wrote:SFG has had a really good offseason. Not sure if FGs agrees or not, but they're pretty clearly the #2 team in the NL right now.



They are still behind the Cubs, Dodgers, Nats, and Mets on FG.
by Proven Veteran
Wed Jan 06, 2016 12:25 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: The Tech Thread
Replies: 6096
Views: 67520

Re: The Tech Thread

Nexus 6P. i'm fairly confident this is my next phone I've wanted to get a nexus for a while, and this really seems to check all of the boxes. Yeah, i was thinking about making the jump as well. I got the 6P, love it so far. Best part was unchecking the boxes for all of the verizon software when I r...
by Proven Veteran
Fri Jan 01, 2016 10:18 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: The Music Thread
Replies: 16600
Views: 87294

Re: The Music Thread

ALBUMS 1. grimes - art angels 2. kendrick lamar - to pimp a butterfly 3. the go! team - the scene between 4. chvrches - every open eye 5. beach slang - the things we do to find people who feel like us 6. vince staples - summertime 06 7. sleater-kinney - no cities to love 8. the spook school - try t...
by Proven Veteran
Thu Dec 24, 2015 1:30 am
Forum: Polls
Topic: Chinese knock off jerseys
Replies: 25
Views: 5464

Re: Chinese knock off jerseys

I bought a Rizzo fourth of july replica. It's annoying that they didn't make authentics of those with the numbers. this one? http://mlb.imageg.net/graphics/product_images/pMLB2-20927416dt.jpg That's the replica. I don't mean fake. They don't make the authentic one with the American flag and a playe...
by Proven Veteran
Tue Dec 22, 2015 11:10 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: The Music Thread
Replies: 16600
Views: 87294

Re: The Music Thread

I'm not much for rankings, but it's been a great year for album releases by perhaps my 4 favorite modern day bands, Minus 5, Of Montreal, Belle and Sebastian and The Decemberists (last 2 on the same day was a thing of beauty.) But my year in music (when I wasn't forced to listen to "Let it Go&...
by Proven Veteran
Tue Dec 22, 2015 11:27 am
Forum: Social
Topic: The Music Thread
Replies: 16600
Views: 87294

Re: The Music Thread

these are the musics I liked best this year: 1. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie and Lowell 2. Neon Indian - VEGA INTL. Night School 3. Destroyer - Poison Season 4. Deerhunter - Fading Frontier 5. Joanna Newsom - Divers 6. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress 7. Ducktails - St. Ca...
by Proven Veteran
Fri Dec 18, 2015 5:38 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: The Politics Thread
Replies: 41086
Views: 234179

Re: The Politics Thread

http://www.mediaite.com/online/30-of-republicans-would-support-bombing-aladdins-homeland-of-agrabah/ The most recent poll from the Democratic polling firm Public Policy Polling finds that 30% of Republicans nationally would support bombing the fictional kingdom of Agrabah. In fairness to Republican...
by Proven Veteran
Fri Dec 18, 2015 4:26 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: Random Baseball Musings
Replies: 7362
Views: 211736

Re: Random Baseball Musings

David wrote:I wish I could somehow leverage into monetary gain the disconnect between the Giants being co-WS favorites with us and how good the Giants actually are. Let me be the house on that bet, pretty please.



What's their over under on wins?
by Proven Veteran
Fri Dec 18, 2015 1:44 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: The Music Thread
Replies: 16600
Views: 87294

Re: The Music Thread

Surprised no one has discussed their top 10 yet. This was a really good year for music and I had a tough time narrowing it down. 10. Sleater-Kinney- No Cities to Love 9. Wolf Alice- My Love is Cool 8. Modest Mouse- Strangers to Ourselves 7. Decemberists- What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful Worl...
by Proven Veteran
Mon Dec 14, 2015 4:52 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: The Tech Thread
Replies: 6096
Views: 67520

Re: The Tech Thread

seanimal wrote:
Proven Veteran wrote:Nexus 6P.


i'm fairly confident this is my next phone



I've wanted to get a nexus for a while, and this really seems to check all of the boxes.
by Proven Veteran
Mon Dec 14, 2015 1:51 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: The Tech Thread
Replies: 6096
Views: 67520

Re: The Tech Thread

My G3 bricked itself over the weekend, I'm thinking of buying a Nexus 6P.
by Proven Veteran
Mon Dec 14, 2015 12:51 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Chinese knock off jerseys
Replies: 25
Views: 5464

Re: Chinese knock off jerseys

I bought a Rizzo fourth of july replica. It's annoying that they didn't make authentics of those with the numbers.
by Proven Veteran
Fri Dec 11, 2015 5:57 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL week 14
Replies: 17
Views: 1243

Re: NFL week 14

rawaction wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote:
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That went so well last time.



They get to shut him out for the second time this year.
by Proven Veteran
Thu Dec 10, 2015 1:16 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Jason Heyward to CUBS!!!
Replies: 1835
Views: 105619

Re: Jason Heyward - 2016 CF?

bd811 wrote:NSBB wasn't loading for me for a few minutes and I was convinced the Cubs signed Heyward and the board crashed.


Same here.
by Proven Veteran
Wed Dec 09, 2015 7:03 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Who's that guy?
Replies: 16
Views: 1575

Re: Who's that guy?

Sammy Sofa wrote:
yanrslatr wrote:
David wrote:maybe this'll jog people's memories

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mSqzmYGoBg

Mr. Zero


nope. never happened


I'm impressed with David's video forgery program.


Pretty sure this is just MLB the Show footage.
by Proven Veteran
Wed Dec 09, 2015 6:44 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Who's that guy?
Replies: 16
Views: 1575

Re: Who's that guy?

Gilby wrote:Ugh, #21. There was a big deal made about Lester needing to ask for permission to wear 34, yet guys like Joe Mather and Lake get to wear 21 like it's no biggy.



Same thing I thought about when I saw that list. They should be a little more judicious with their use of 21.
by Proven Veteran
Wed Dec 09, 2015 3:47 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Trying to decide if I like these headphones or not
Replies: 35
Views: 2798

Re: Trying to decide if I like these headphones or not

David wrote:what are thosseeee



Koss Porta Pros, they are good headphones, but totally hideous.
by Proven Veteran
Tue Dec 08, 2015 3:16 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Jason Heyward to CUBS!!!
Replies: 1835
Views: 105619

Re: Jason Heyward - 2016 CF?

This dude is such an interesting guy for me. I get excited because all the respected people here love him, but then the idiot part of me looks at his offensive numbers and am like, "Yeah, OK, I guess." I get the defensive part of it all, but again, the idiot part first looks at offense an...
by Proven Veteran
Tue Dec 08, 2015 3:10 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Rays/Cubs Talking Baez Trade Per Tampa Beat Writer
Replies: 96
Views: 6482

Re: Rays/Cubs Talking Baez Trade Per Tampa Beat Writer

Tim wrote:
UMFan83 wrote:https://twitter.com/JulieDiCaro/status/674331522107854849

Yes please

as much as I like Odorizzi, I don't give up Javy for him in a straight up trade.


I'd like him more if he threw harder.

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