| O-T Lounge|| re: Why are ship captains still expected to go down with ship - jacks40 on 4/18/14 at 11:10 pm|
[quote]Not for leaving the boat, he made several mistakes earlier. Including letting the 3rd mate have the wheel!
The arrest is simply a witch hunt to save face by the country. I'll bet a dollar to a donut there were several overlooked safety issues and or inspections ignored by the government....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Sam Waterston - Self Righteous GOAT actor. - jacks40 on 4/17/14 at 6:04 pm|
[quote]Talking mainly about Law & Order character[/quote]
Mainly? What % of his character are you attributing to the actor?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Armed robber was never told to report to prison - jacks40 on 4/17/14 at 6:00 pm|
[quote]How many other prisoners would lead successful lives if they got the same opportunity? That's a slippery slope you don't want to set any semblance of a precedent for. [/quote]
I've got no problem setting the precedent that if the state fricks up, you're not responsible for their screw up. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: NYTimes investigative Article on FSU, TPD, & Jameis Winston - jacks40 on 4/16/14 at 10:38 am|
[quote]But seriously, the NYT seems slanted here [/quote]
| More Sports Board|| re: NYTimes investigative Article on FSU, TPD, & Jameis Winston - jacks40 on 4/16/14 at 9:09 am|
Tallahassee PD are pretty damn bad at their job. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Another " Am I being detained " cop video but this time officer loses his cool - jacks40 on 4/15/14 at 7:00 am|
[quote] Some of you appear to believe you can just screw with cops while they are doing their jobs and expect to not get questioned. Probably Wall Street Occupiers, too. [/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| re: Would you purchase a taken tigerdroppings user name? - jacks40 on 4/5/14 at 10:47 am|
I have the twitter handle Slowflowpro I'm willing to sell for the right price. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Marine and Soldier recover U. S. Flag Disrespectfully Displayed - jacks40 on 4/1/14 at 6:49 pm|
[quote]Because I can promise you and anyone else this. Absolutely no one, I don't care who they are will disrespect the flag in such a way in front of me.[/quote]
So how far would you take it? Fight the guy, stab him, destroy his property?
The most American thing we can do is burn the flag. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: House M.D. Added to Netflix! - jacks40 on 4/1/14 at 6:47 pm|
One time it was. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Marine and Soldier recover U. S. Flag Disrespectfully Displayed - jacks40 on 4/1/14 at 6:46 pm|
[quote]I'm of the belief that the flag draggers have their rights and the flag usurpers had theirs. So let's let the courts decide. I'll not taking sides, but I hope the Judge is a Vet. [/quote]
Haven't the courts already decided this issue?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Beats by Dre & Daniel Tosh: Hear What You Want Version - jacks40 on 3/31/14 at 8:06 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| re: Do you think public executions would bring down crime rates? - jacks40 on 3/28/14 at 3:02 pm|
[quote]Do you think public executions would bring down crime rates?[/quote]
Why would The fear of having their execution on TV as opposed to private sway someone?
If the fear of execution isn't enough to stop someone I'm not sure waft else u can add that would be a tipping point for someone. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Eagles to release DeSean Jackson - jacks40 on 3/28/14 at 3:00 pm|
[quote]Chip Kelly isn't stupid. If there was nothing to it, he wouldn't be looking for a new team right now.[/quote]
Yeah the $11 million he was supposed to make had nothing to do with it. ...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Eagles release DeSean Jackson! - jacks40 on 3/28/14 at 2:17 pm|
[quote]Seriously...the eye rolling... I'm trying to have an adult conversation here.[/quote]
Could have fooled me. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: how can ncaa football players be considered employees? - jacks40 on 3/27/14 at 10:29 am|
[quote]they get a paycheck so they are officially employees. college athletes receive no such paycheck. [/quote]
Simplistic bright line definition of the word employer which isn't used by the law. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Northwestern football players win their petition to unionize - jacks40 on 3/26/14 at 8:59 pm|
[quote]wayyy more than that, especially at TCU for example[/quote]
Let them have it in cash then. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: SPINOFF: Unionization Effect on Recruiting and Cutting Players - jacks40 on 3/26/14 at 6:37 pm|
[quote]For instance, would a team be liable for not having enough diversity? Can a player sue the school when he gets cut for wrongful termination? I can imagine this would have had to come up with professional sports, but I'm not sure how it works. [/quote]
Ironically enough I believe one re...
| More Sports Board|| re: Northwestern players trying to join labor union. WTF? - jacks40 on 3/26/14 at 4:20 pm|
[quote]nothing is wrong with that...as long as they use the market to try to advance their position
government should not pick winners and losers in economic/trade
so your issue is more some soapbox "this is how the law/world should be" and not really with the decision or the logic ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Northwestern football players win their petition to unionize - jacks40 on 3/26/14 at 2:28 pm|
[quote]And college athletics just took a mortal wound. frick.[/quote]
Oh no not....CHANGE!!!...
| More Sports Board|| re: Which college football player did you predict was going to shine, but didn't? - jacks40 on 3/24/14 at 8:15 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| re: Dad shoots teen boy found in his daughters bed - jacks40 on 3/13/14 at 8:52 am|
[quote]Unfortunately, the daughter saying the right or wrong thing could send her dad away for life![/quote]
Maybe she should try the truth. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: True Detective S1E08 "Form And Void" - jacks40 on 3/9/14 at 11:16 pm|
The show allowed me to see what's her name's tits. I will always be thankful for that. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Whole Foods: The Temple of Psuedoscience - jacks40 on 2/24/14 at 8:04 pm|
[quote]i think that's the point. this goes beyond right/left[/quote]
Not my perception on these types of threads but that's perception not reality of the actual mindset of the posters who start them. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Whole Foods: The Temple of Psuedoscience - jacks40 on 2/24/14 at 8:01 pm|
I'll never understand why someone else being a hypocrite is somehow justification for the other person being wrong too, which is how I perceive these types of threads.
"The right is allowed to be anti-science on certain things bc the left is too on certain things"
No you both just suck at s...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Thor part 2 question.. SPOILER ALERT.. - jacks40 on 2/20/14 at 9:04 pm|
Loki has a magically ability to cause illusions. He faked his death, took the place of one of the search party, went back to Asgard and then took the place of Odin.
What he did with Odin no one knows yet. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer - jacks40 on 2/19/14 at 7:21 am|
[quote]But this trailer fell completely flat for me, and if I am any indication of unbiased potential watchers (as in people who know nothing of the comics), that can't be a good sign. [/quote]
What makes you indication of unbiased potential watchers?
Not being passive aggressive, honest quest...
| More Sports Board|| re: Is Wilson the first white Hispanic to win Super bowl?? - jacks40 on 2/2/14 at 9:54 pm|
What was Jim Plunkett? Also he went to Stanford! ...
| More Sports Board|| re: How much is Wilson going to get on his next contract? - jacks40 on 2/2/14 at 8:37 pm|
[quote]he played like dog crap from about week 14 up until today. He was pretty terrible throughout the playoffs. Their running game and defense is just that ridiculously good.[/quote]
He is also in his 2nd season as a nfl starter. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: How much is Wilson going to get on his next contract? - jacks40 on 2/2/14 at 8:35 pm|
[quote]If he was actually a good teammate, not near as much as other star QBs.[/quote]
So you define good teammate by willingness to take less money?
That sounds more like the definition of a stupid employee than good teammate. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: How much did Brady pay Jim Miller to not vote Manning for MVP? - jacks40 on 2/2/14 at 4:50 pm|
[quote]It happened. A lot on here.[/quote]
Sure it probably did, but it still sounds made up that everyone in this thread was advocating it.
Go take your strawman somewhere else. ...