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  1. The Post Count Party

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    Discuss your post counts, avatars, etc. in here - if you must.

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  1. Hunting and Guns

    Nerf was speaking to gun recommendations in the Trump thread. Figured this deserved a thread of it's own. I've recently decided I'd like to shoot an animal. Preferably an Elk because I enjoy the meat. I've always been rather opposed to guns, not because of any ideas on gun laws, but just because I didn't feel very safe when I was using them. My only shooting experience was going to an abandoned military base up in Alaska over 10yrs ago, and shooting like 9 different guns, rifles, handguns,...

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    02-03-17 09:42 AM Go to last post
  2. Funny Baseball Anecdotes

    With pitchers and catchers reporting soon it's time for some baseball convo fun. I do not know if this fits, but one of the funniest things I ever heard an announcer say during a telecast was: Skip Caray, while doing a Braves telecast when a pitcher was walking the ballpark "and he walks him, the bases are loaded again and I wish I was"

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    02-03-17 09:38 AM Go to last post
  3. Let's Talk Podcasts, What Do You Listen To?

    I am a rabid fan of Comedy Bang Bang (saw them live two weeks ago here in DC). I also enjoy a few other things on the Earwolf Network like Ronna & Beverly, Sklarbro Country and Hollywoord Handbook. On the comedy front I also listen to Real Time, Doug Loves Movies and You Made it Weird (by the way Pete Holmes new show on TBS is fantastic). The popculture podcasts I really like are Firewall & Iceberg and Hollywood Prospectus. For political podcasts, I listen to Slate's Political Gabfest, the...

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  4. RIP, Mary Tyler Moore.

    Dammit. :( http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-mary-tyler-moore-20170125-story.html

    jlw1980
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  5. Another day, another mass shooting in America

    I'm so sick of this garbage. Sick of it. It makes me ashamed to be American. http://www.cnn.com/2015/10/01/politics/oregon-shooting-obama-response/index.html

    jlw1980
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    01-26-17 10:11 PM Go to last post
  6. Election 2016

    Maynerd has given permission to start this thread, so long as it discusses current events. Don't start name-calling candidates or each other, or it will get shut down. Don't be buttheads and ruin it, please. Apparently the GOP is planning for a brokered convention, since they have so many candidates. Personally, I'm still hoping that DT runs as an independent. That would be epic. http://www.cnn.com/2015/12/10/politics/rnc-brokered-convention-preparation/index.html

    jlw1980
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    01-20-17 11:09 AM Go to last post
  7. Express Your Hope Or Trepidations About Our Future With Trump

    This pretty much says it for me: The nation is soon to be under the aegis of an unstable, unqualified, undignified demagogue and with Republicans in control of both houses of Congress, there is little that can be done to constrict or control his power and unpredictability. Its like seeing an ominous weight swinging toward a limb, sure to break it, while you feel utterly helpless to prevent the fracture. As the exiting first lady Michelle Obama told Oprah last week: Were feeling...

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    01-16-17 03:52 PM Go to last post
  8. Ancestry DNA

    Has anyone here done this or the similar 23 and Me? Any surprises? I just got my kit in the mail and will be mailing it back tomorrow.

    jlw1980
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  9. Joke of the Day

    It's a long off season with no baseball, and it's a long season when it's back on. So, any time is a good time for jokes. I wish I could tell you all that I knew a lot of them, but I don't. I am good at laughing, though. Post the ones that have made you laugh. I guess we have to keep them pretty clean, but let the good times roll.

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    01-12-17 11:30 AM Go to last post
  10. Mayor Hillary Clinton?

    I can't quite see her stomping all over Trump if she were mayor, but the thought is delightful and I'd vote for her. From political circles in New York City to cocktail parties on Capitol Hill, on right-of-center Facebook pages and among left-of-center donors, two of the biggest untethered threads in New York politics are being drawn together around a single question. Would Hillary Clinton run for mayor? The prospect has an obvious, novelistic allure: A run for mayor of New York this...

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    01-09-17 01:52 AM Go to last post
  11. Baseball Nicknames

    Here's a few. The Hawk - Andre Dawson The Vulture - Phil Regan The Penguin - Ron Cey The Rebel - Randy Hundley Rhino Sandberg Oil Can Boyd Hammerin' Hank aaron

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  12. RIP Carrie Fisher

    People magazine reporting Carrie Fisher has passed away. http://people.com/movies/carrie-fisher-dies/

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    01-06-17 09:56 PM Go to last post
  13. Songs that are stuck in your head

    Right now I have "lean like a cholo" stuck in my head. It's the one that goes, "elbows up, side to side". Anyone else have a song stuck in their head?

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  14. Is This Possible for the US?

    Some years ago, I faced up to the futility of reporting true things about America’s disastrous wars and so I left Afghanistan for another remote mountainous country far away. It was the polar opposite of Afghanistan: a peaceful, prosperous land where nearly everybody seemed to enjoy a good life, on the job and in the family. It’s true that they didn’t work much, not by American standards anyway. In the US, full-time salaried workers supposedly laboring 40 hours a week actually average 49,...

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  15. Happy Birthday Rickey Henderson!

    58 years old. Yankee career that was regrettably too short. The '85 Yankees will frustrate me until I'm dead.

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  16. Happy New Year!!!

    Let us all quietly (or very noisily) escort that brutal beyotch that is/was 2016 out the door, and welcome in 2017. Get out the noisemakers, hats, glasses and party, party, party!!! :gulp::O :P Please get home safely, take a cab, bus, train or use a designated driver.

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  17. 2016 in Memoriam

    All, I figure that this has been one monumental year as far as those who have passed on. We have, amongst the most notable names: Muhammad Ali Elie Wiesel Debbie Reynolds Carrie Fisher Nancy Reagan David Bowie

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    01-02-17 08:31 AM Go to last post
  18. RIP, Debbie Reynolds

    Her heart must've been broken. :(

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  19. The Video Game Thread

    Did a search, while there are a few threads about particular games, nothing for just a general discussion about anything. I'm playign the Godfather for Wii, anyone else play this? It's a great game, not one I thought I would enjoy this much.

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