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by Thurman Merman
Sat Jan 16, 2016 8:18 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Ian Kennedy to the Royals - 5 years $70M
Replies: 13
Views: 2957

Re: Ian Kennedy to the Royals - 5 years $70M

Pretty surprised by the amount of money he got. I feel like I remember talk this past season of potentially being able to give up nothing in a trade for him.
by Thurman Merman
Tue Jan 05, 2016 3:57 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: The Tech Thread
Replies: 6096
Views: 67369

Re: The Tech Thread

http://gizmodo.com/lgs-new-oled-tvs-are-just-four-credit-cards-thick-1751109705 LG’s new OLED 4K TVs are just a tenth of an inch thick. (They’re 2.57-millimeters thick, to be exact.) http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--YCkU4hUt--/c_scale,fl_progressive,q_80,w_800/yw9n1m723v0wc1l6qwb...
by Thurman Merman
Wed Dec 30, 2015 10:32 am
Forum: Social
Topic: The Science Thread
Replies: 419
Views: 22007

Re: The Science Thread

There's no "basically" about it. I know nothing about that person, but that article was full of awful things.
by Thurman Merman
Mon Dec 28, 2015 7:37 am
Forum: Social
Topic: KFC's Double Down
Replies: 777
Views: 21695

Re: KFC's Double Down

Yeah Im not sure what there is to hate about meatloaf. Its meat stuffed with onions, garlic and spices. You really cant go wrong.
by Thurman Merman
Tue Dec 15, 2015 7:39 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Sports Media Thread
Replies: 951
Views: 37491

Re: Sports Media Thread

I listen to sports talk radio on my commute to and from work, and I enjoy it in the afternoon with B&B and Waddle and Silvy, but I am just not a fan of Mully and Hanley (or Mike and Mike). Anyone got any good talk radio alternatives for a morning commute? I used to have a good one when I lived i...
by Thurman Merman
Thu Dec 10, 2015 4:16 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Jason Heyward to CUBS!!!
Replies: 1835
Views: 105327

Re: Jason Heyward - 2016 CF?

Since my work blocks Twitter, it makes reading threads like this impossible now.
by Thurman Merman
Wed Dec 02, 2015 1:03 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Killer cop indicted
Replies: 152
Views: 6548

Re: Killer cop indicted

Gross A newly unearthed set of documents reveals how the Dothan, Alabama, police department has established a lengthy history of planting drugs and guns on young black men to secure felony convictions. The implications of this story surround “over a thousand” false arrests (dating back decades), wh...
by Thurman Merman
Mon Nov 30, 2015 8:53 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Shark Signs w/ Giants - 5/$90M (Happy Derwood?)
Replies: 308
Views: 16632

Re: Shark Thread

If I'm Shark, and am confident in the teaching ability of Bosio, I would seriously consider taking a one year deal. Next years Free Agent Starting Pitching class will be incredibly weak. So if Shark can manage 200+ innings with an ERA around 3.40, he would easily be able to gain better offers than ...
by Thurman Merman
Mon Nov 30, 2015 7:59 am
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Shark Signs w/ Giants - 5/$90M (Happy Derwood?)
Replies: 308
Views: 16632

Re: Shark Thread

If I'm Shark, and am confident in the teaching ability of Bosio, I would seriously consider taking a one year deal. Next years Free Agent Starting Pitching class will be incredibly weak. So if Shark can manage 200+ innings with an ERA around 3.40, he would easily be able to gain better offers than ...
by Thurman Merman
Wed Nov 25, 2015 2:32 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Good job gun nuts you did it again
Replies: 834
Views: 33414

Re: Good job gun nuts you did it again

I have a fire fighter brother and a police officer sister in law who tend to fall on the opposite side of these debates from me and my little brother. Should be a fun Thanksgiving.
by Thurman Merman
Thu Nov 19, 2015 9:45 am
Forum: Social
Topic: The Politics Thread
Replies: 41086
Views: 233548

Re: The Politics Thread

Wait, how is that even possible? Thats got to be some sort of troll job or joke. I mean, people dont put the United States together like a jigsaw puzzle when they create those types of maps, right?
by Thurman Merman
Wed Nov 18, 2015 11:14 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: KFC's Double Down
Replies: 777
Views: 21695

Re: KFC's Double Down

Im a big Home Run Inn frozen pizza fan. That and the frozen Ginos East deep dish.

For cheap options, Meijer brand and Jacks were my go to pizzas. Never cared for Digiorno.
by Thurman Merman
Fri Nov 13, 2015 2:06 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 15-16 NBA Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 3736

Re: 15-16 NBA Thread

I think he was just channeling HCCF to point out that theyve only played 2 games against the best teams in the West.
by Thurman Merman
Thu Nov 12, 2015 10:01 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Irrational Fears Thread
Replies: 77
Views: 2574

Re: Irrational Fears Thread

I hate the ocean, to the point that I wont even touch the water as it washes up on a beach. I will actively move out of the way of a wave coming in. I know my fear of the ocean is real. I refuse to go on a cruise, even though its basically holding up the rest of my family from taking a family cruise...
by Thurman Merman
Fri Oct 30, 2015 9:20 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: The Beer Thread
Replies: 3974
Views: 35609

Re: The Beer Thread

shnsajax wrote:Bumping for Backwoods Bastard season.


Its times like this I miss living in Kalamazoo. I already couldnt find any Founders Harvest Ale, and I dont want to miss out on Backwoods.
by Thurman Merman
Fri Oct 23, 2015 9:38 pm
Forum: Game Threads
Topic: Non-Cubs Playoff Games Thread
Replies: 783
Views: 30466

Re: Non-Cubs Playoff Games Thread

Jose Bautista is the [expletive] best I suppose it was too much to ask him to pimp that HR out more, but yes, he is awesome. On a related note, FS1 just showed a ball tracker of the HR...I dont know what system they are using, but you could clearly see where the ball landed, and the green line was ...
by Thurman Merman
Fri Oct 23, 2015 9:27 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Wrigley Renovation Thread
Replies: 4436
Views: 117063

Re: Wrigley Renovation Thread

I may be an anomaly, but even when I was a little kid, if I did not get at least 8 hours of good sleep, I was a zombie. Having a kid is testing that, but most nights I still manage to get about 8 hours, and if I dont I just feel like [expletive] the next day.
by Thurman Merman
Wed Oct 21, 2015 11:56 am
Forum: Social
Topic: The Politics Thread
Replies: 41086
Views: 233548

Re: The Politics Thread

Parliment system or not, Im not really interested in how people enact their laws, I want to see the effect of when they are put in place. Will catering to the middle class rather than the rich have the positive effect I think it will, or is there going to be some unforeseen thing that will show that...
by Thurman Merman
Wed Oct 21, 2015 9:04 am
Forum: Social
Topic: The Politics Thread
Replies: 41086
Views: 233548

Re: The Politics Thread

Im interested to see how that all goes. From the little that I know, my political views would align well with the Canadian liberal party, and it would be nice to have an example to point to that shows that those policies work, rather than this trickle down [expletive].
by Thurman Merman
Mon Oct 12, 2015 7:02 am
Forum: Game Threads
Topic: 10/12 Cardinals (Wacha) @ CUBS (ARRIETA), TBS, 5:07 CT
Replies: 1999
Views: 38642

Re: 10/12 Cardinals (Wacha) @ CUBS (ARRIETA), TBS, 5:07 CT

Banedon wrote:Only one of the starting pitchers tonight was an all-star.


Even though the first half was Jake's "bad" half, he still bested Wacha in every single statistic except for Win-Loss percentage.
by Thurman Merman
Sat Oct 10, 2015 10:53 pm
Forum: Game Threads
Topic: Non-Cubs Playoff Games Thread
Replies: 783
Views: 30466

Re: Non-Cubs Playoff Games Thread

And to add to that, I am 100% against throwing at people and [expletive] of that nature in baseball, but in this one instance, I would make an exception for a cleats up slide right into Utleys knee.
by Thurman Merman
Sat Oct 10, 2015 10:51 pm
Forum: Game Threads
Topic: Non-Cubs Playoff Games Thread
Replies: 783
Views: 30466

Re: Non-Cubs Playoff Games Thread

https://twitter.com/kennyducey/status/653059223216082944 Bottom line, none of that touched the base crap even matters. As soon as that play happened, this rule is what came to mind, and the Mets should have been out of the inning. There is zero argument against this, and if MLB does anything but co...
by Thurman Merman
Fri Oct 09, 2015 8:51 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Good job gun nuts you did it again
Replies: 834
Views: 33414

Re: Good job gun nuts you did it again

Well Mr. Carson, I hear the Grand Canyon is lovely this time of year.
by Thurman Merman
Wed Oct 07, 2015 1:07 pm
Forum: Site Suggestions
Topic: Ad Block / Donations
Replies: 92
Views: 5676

Re: Ad Block / Donations

Out of curiosity, how much does it cost to run this site per year? The primary cost is the server. I sized the server back in the day when there was more traffic and in order to handle surges as I'm anticipating tonight. It was way oversized for the past few years, but I'm hoping that the capacity ...
by Thurman Merman
Wed Oct 07, 2015 12:23 pm
Forum: Site Suggestions
Topic: Ad Block / Donations
Replies: 92
Views: 5676

Re: Ad Block / Donations

Out of curiosity, how much does it cost to run this site per year?

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