| Political Talk|| In retrospect, George Bush 41. Pretty strong presidency, no? - Mephistopheles on 7/14/15 at 10:53 am|
Introduced the ADA Nailed it on the necessary level of intervention in Iraq even though he had advisors pushing for much more Berlin Wall fell Worked across the aisle on the economy Appointed the first openly gay federal judge Malta Summit with USSR and subsequent arms reduction treaty Of ...
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| Political Talk|| Anyone here interested in the UK general elections? Elections are next Thursday - Mephistopheles on 4/30/15 at 1:27 pm|
Welcome to the messy aftermath of the recession, no one believes in any single group of politicians enough to vote a simple majority in a system that's designed to give simple majorities. For those who aren't up on recent UK politics, here's a primer. The conservatives fluked a 26 seat victory i...
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| Coaching Changes|| Kyle Shanahan turns down 49ers interview request, because Mike is in play? - Mephistopheles on 1/16/15 at 1:43 pm|
[quote]Kyle Shanahan turned down 49ers OC interview, potentially because Mike Shanahan could be in play [quote]Dianna Marie Russini ? @NBCdianna Follow Kyle Shanahan may have turned down the SF OC interview for great reason. Told his father Mike Shanahan is still in play for the job. #49e...
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| Saints Talk|| Brees lost it at the end of the first half - Mephistopheles on 11/9/14 at 3:41 pm|
L is on Brees...
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| O-T Lounge|| Anyone used one of the small cellphone carriers? What was it like? - Mephistopheles on 5/30/13 at 9:24 am|
I'm asking because I'm sick of paying AT&T $90 a month, and apparently, this is cheaper than some networks. I've lived in the US a year, before that I lived in the UK. I used to pay £10 ($16) a month for 250 minutes and unlimited everything else, no free phone but it still worked out cheaper. So ...
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| More Sports|| ESPN suspends Bill Simmons from twitter for criticizing Sherman/Bayless segment - Mephistopheles on 3/14/13 at 3:32 pm|
[quote]ESPN has suspended Simmons from Twitter for a few days after he called the Skip Bayless-Richard Sherman First Take meltdown last week awful and embarrassing. An ESPN source told me that the tweets violated ESPN's social media guidelines; Simmons was told to lie low for a few days. He hasn't t...View Topic - Replies (15)
| More Sports|| Seahawks may struggle to find anyone willing to trade for Flynn - Mephistopheles on 1/22/13 at 10:41 pm|
In other Seahawks related news, Russell Wilson blah blah blah [quote]According to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports, the Seahawks’ attempts to trade Flynn could prove to be troublesome as many around the league expect Flynn to be released. While Seattle can’t trade (or release) Flynn until the new leag...View Topic - Replies (11)
| More Sports|| Seahawks cbs Browner and Sherman facing PED suspension. - Mephistopheles on 11/25/12 at 7:00 pm|
Surprisingly enough, they're blaming adderall. Who'd have guessed. http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000100629/article/richard-sherman-brandon-browner-face-suspensions...View Topic - Replies (4)
| More Sports|| Kaepernick to start vs Saints, not based on Alex Smith's health - Mephistopheles on 11/21/12 at 10:11 pm|
https://twitter.com/SI_JimTrotter/status/271451319775154177 Gotta suck to be Alex Smith, he was 7/8 for a TD last week and 18/19 for 3tds the week before. Doesn't say he's the permanent starter......View Topic - Replies (9)
| More Sports|| Aaron Rodgers to wear Alex Smith jersey, after losing bet w/ Boyz 2 Men - Mephistopheles on 9/9/12 at 9:18 pm|
:lol: http://www.tmz.com/2012/09/08/aaron-rodgers-green-bay-packers-san-francisco-49ers-alex-smith-boyz-2-men-boyz-ii-men [quote]Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers has agreed to a deal that could land him in a 49ers jersey on Monday morning ... and it's all thanks to the guys from Boyz II Men...View Topic - Replies (5)
| Soccer Board|| Have decided to follow MLS. Need to choose my team. - Mephistopheles on 7/8/12 at 5:59 pm|
I moved to Iowa City from London about 3 months ago. So being here it pretty much comes down to a straight choice between Sporting Kansas City and Chicago Fire. I'll probably go to/through KC a lot more as my wife grew up in Kansas and her family live down in Fort Worth - we'll be making the trip...
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| More Sports|| Bill Simmons: "I just think the Falcons are frauds" - Mephistopheles on 1/2/12 at 6:11 pm|
[quote]"the worst thing about them is for whatever reason people do tliek them, so that they don't even have the nobody believes in them thing going, people do actually think they're dangerous[/quote] Said it on his podcast. ...View Topic - Replies (8)
| More Sports|| Anthony Davis Tweet: frick the Seahawks, Mcloughlan eat shit - Mephistopheles on 12/24/11 at 8:21 pm|
For those who don't know, Davis is the Niners right tackle, Scott Mcloughlan is Seahawks and former Niners GM. During the week Mcloughlan talked trash and said the Seahawks were going to beat the hell out the Niners. The game was very bad tempered, even for a divisional match up. He's deleted it ...View Topic - Replies (4)
| Soccer Board|| Gary Speed, manager of Wales, has died aged 42 - Mephistopheles on 11/27/11 at 6:43 am|
Unconfirmed reports he hanged himself. All over twitter and bbc. RIP. [img]http://wallsworth83nffc.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/speed.jpg[/img]...
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| Gaming Board|| Gentlemen, your opinions on the FIFA 12 demo please - Mephistopheles on 9/17/11 at 8:14 pm|
It's good, but it's just soulless Biggest issue is not being able to switch players quickly enough to cut out a pass. I find the AI predictable and plays it far too safe. Also players are too disciplined in staying in formation. Gonna stay with it though and I'm hoping it plays better against hum...
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| Coaching Changes|| Harbaugh and the Niners in ongoing meeting - Mephistopheles on 1/5/11 at 8:35 pm|
It's been ongoing for several hours. As a Niners fan, I'll be annoyed if this ends with anything but a press conference to announce his hiring....
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| More Sports|| If you're an NFL GM and you could chose EITHER Luck or Harbaugh... - Mephistopheles on 1/4/11 at 12:47 am|
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| More Sports|| Garrett made Cowboys head coach - Mephistopheles on 1/2/11 at 10:39 am|
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| More Sports|| Rams 20-23 Niners Final OT - Mephistopheles on 11/14/10 at 3:48 pm|
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| More Sports|| NFL Midseason Logo changes (siap) - Mephistopheles on 11/14/10 at 9:27 am|
[img]http://a.espncdn.com/photo/2010/1111/pg2_logosb2_576.JPG[/img][img]http://a.espncdn.com/photo/2010/1111/pg2_e_logos1_576.jpg[/img]...View Topic - Replies (10)