| O-T Lounge|| re: what's better than roses on your piano?? - bbrownso on 8/18/14 at 1:24 am|
Was someone just watching Impractical Jokers? :lol:...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Robin Williams Dead at 63 - bbrownso on 8/11/14 at 7:15 pm|
Horrible News. One of my favorite comedians.
RIP funny man. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: VIDEO: Tony Stewart hits opposing driver; driver has died according to reports - bbrownso on 8/10/14 at 2:50 am|
[quote]Watch the video and look at the other race cars stay on the bottom of the track while Tony Stewart moves up to hit the guy [/quote]
One car seems really close to Ward earlier in the video (and higher up the track) and then the 45 car right before the accident seemed like it had to move down ...
| More Sports Board|| re: VIDEO: Tony Stewart hits opposing driver; driver has died according to reports - bbrownso on 8/10/14 at 2:29 am|
[quote]Rumor is that TS went to pits and had crew change the right rear tire. Putting a left rear on the right side. No idea if he was trying to hide teh tire or was changing the roll out to make it look as if it could not kick out and the guy actually walked into tire on his own.[/quote]
I also re...
| More Sports Board|| re: VIDEO: Tony Stewart hits opposing driver; driver has died according to reports - bbrownso on 8/10/14 at 2:08 am|
[quote]Sports Anchor/Reporter for WROC-TV (CBS) in Rochester, NY.[/quote]
Seems fairly credible.
Prayers to the young man's family.
[quote]Once again, I hope that twitter is wrong[/quote]
I hope so too. But he's apparently a sports reporter in Rochester and is essentially quoting the sheri...
| More Sports Board|| re: VIDEO: Tony Stewart hits opposing driver; driver has died according to reports - bbrownso on 8/10/14 at 2:05 am|
[quote] Prescott Rossi @PrescottRossi · 6m Sheriff Povero speaking now.[/quote]
[quote] Prescott Rossi @PrescottRossi · 3m
Povero identifies Tony Stewart as hitting driver on the track. Driver was transported by ambulance. Driver was dead on arrival.[/quote]
[quote] Prescott Rossi @Prescot...
| More Sports Board|| re: VIDEO: Tony Stewart hits opposing driver; driver has died according to reports - bbrownso on 8/10/14 at 2:00 am|
[quote]Everyone else seemed to move out of the way much earlier.[/quote]
Watch the 45 car right before Stewart's car. That car appears to have to move down to avoid Ward. And a car between 28-30 seconds seems close to hitting him when he was higher on the track as well.
That doesn't mean I thin...
| More Sports Board|| re: VIDEO: Tony Stewart hits opposing driver; driver has died according to reports - bbrownso on 8/10/14 at 1:01 am|
[quote]You responded to me and quoted someone else. Nice[/quote]
I quoted it from the guy's twitter account. I did it separately from the two posts above me. :banghead:
I would have been faster but I wanted to get his position in there and screwed up the typing. It's not the first time that's h...
| More Sports Board|| re: VIDEO: Tony Stewart hits opposing driver; driver has died according to reports - bbrownso on 8/10/14 at 12:57 am|
[quote] Thad Brown @thadbrown7 · 2m
Another update. Told Sheriff will speak to media in ten minutes[/quote]
Assistant Sports Director at WROC-TV in Rochester NY. Again, take it with a grain of salt. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: VIDEO: Tony Stewart hits opposing driver; driver has died according to reports - bbrownso on 8/10/14 at 12:49 am|
[quote] Daniel Farish @danielfarish · 2m
My source was told Kevin Ward had passed. Hospital now saying driver battling serious injuries. Glad we were wrong.[/quote]
Take it with a grain of salt. Hopefully he pulls through....
| More Sports Board|| re: Who was a bigger bust - Ryan Leaf or JaMarcus Russell? - bbrownso on 8/6/14 at 5:28 pm|
Ryan Leaf is the worst bust.
The Chargers traded up for him and he was remarkably bad. Leaf managed to alienate/anger the fans and the media while Russell just played badly.
Leaf managed to get a 50.0 career QB rating while Russell easily beat him with 65.2 career QB rating. ...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Saints Best Contract 2014 - bbrownso on 8/6/14 at 3:35 pm|
1 or 2 years experience and no contract - exclusive right free agent
3 years experience and no contract = restricted free agent
4 or more years experience and no contract = unrestricted free agent.
NFL.com lists this as his 5th year so I think he'll become a unrestricted free agent if Galette m...
| Gaming Board|| re: Bringing 500 bones to a casino - bbrownso on 8/6/14 at 12:54 am|
In Vegas Stakes, I always leaned toward the slots first. Remember to save frequently or someone might scam a good amount off you. And always allow them to check the machine so you get some free credits.
After you get a sizable nest egg (this might take awhile unless you get lucky with some rando...
| More Sports Board|| re: Dalton and Bengals agree to 6yr $115 mill extension - bbrownso on 8/4/14 at 7:29 pm|
Here's a breakdown of the contract:
[link=(http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/08/04/dalton-gets-17-million-now-22-million-through-early-march/)] Dalton gets $17 million now, $22 million through early March[/link]
Base value is 6 years, 96 million. Pretty good structure to be honest. Dalto...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Should We: OT Chris Faulk Waived - bbrownso on 7/28/14 at 6:19 pm|
[quote]Seems the browners confirmed your doubts. [/quote]
Actually some people have been saying that Faulk is a poor fit for the zone blocking system so that might be why he was released.
Seems he's been healthy since the end of April:
[quote] Browns second-year OL Chris Faulk (knee) is full...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Carl Nicks and Bucs part ways. - bbrownso on 7/25/14 at 4:10 pm|
[quote]Got his money, injured his toe, got staph infection, can't get healthy. [/quote]
| Political Talk|| re: Spinoff: "we're coming for you..."....related to the Ebola virus. - bbrownso on 7/24/14 at 9:09 pm|
If want to really be scared, read The Hot Zone by Richard Preston.
It's scary to really think of the possible implications. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Malaysian Airliner with 295 people on board shot down by SAM missle - bbrownso on 7/17/14 at 2:48 pm|
[quote]If thats the case, then could it be a set-up to blame the Russians?[/quote]
I don't think so.
[link=(http://news.yahoo.com/rebel-suggests-insurgents-shot-down-malaysia-plane-mistake-174750060.html)]Rebel site suggests insurgents shot down Malaysia plane by mistake[/link]
| O-T Lounge|| re: Malaysian Airliner with 295 people on board shot down by SAM missle - bbrownso on 7/17/14 at 2:34 pm|
the RT.com article seems to have been updated since I first saw it.
[quote] As a source told Gazeta.ru online news portal, Putin’s plane does take off from Vnukovo-3 [the terminal that accepts business jets], but the president does not fly over the conflict-gripped neighboring country.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Civil Forfeiture After an Arrest - bbrownso on 7/16/14 at 12:27 am|
[quote]My favorite is when they seize cash. They often have zero proof that the cash was from selling drugs. The "proof " is that you have a lot of cash in the first place. [/quote]
I remember reading a few stories about Tennessee and how the drug task forces would seize large amount of cash as d...
| More Sports Board|| re: Deadspin releases the list of JFF photos they will pay for and how much - bbrownso on 7/7/14 at 2:11 pm|
[quote]If I was jff I would do every one then donate the cash to charity or more blow
This. That's basically Deadspin saying they'll pay $14,141.75 for a variety of pictures, staged or not staged.
Do it and donate the money to charity. Then he could probably avoid some criticism even i...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Horror movie survival skills - bbrownso on 7/7/14 at 10:15 am|
[quote]One of my favorite Robot Chicken scenes is about this.
Jason's Deceiving Speed
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon touched on it too:
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsfOjEWm2t8)]Walk/Run Demonstration from Behind The Mask [/link]...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Looking for some blaxploitation and kung fu movies - bbrownso on 7/3/14 at 4:10 pm|
The Last Dragon is something of a mix of what you're looking for. It's a lot of fun to watch too....
| More Sports Board|| re: Jimmy Graham decision is in: Tight End - bbrownso on 7/2/14 at 12:57 pm|
[quote]Gronk's deal was signed several years ago. The salary cap has gone up. That means the value of deals rise.
Even if the salary cap has gone up, the value of being the top TE in the NFL hasn't increase at the same rate as the salary cap.
A 6 year 60 million dollar contract with 2...
| Political Talk|| re: So the Pope is now a legislative authority in the United States - bbrownso on 6/30/14 at 11:16 am|
[quote]the court has declared that if a CLOSELY-HELD business has a "sincerely held religious belief" they can ignore the law.
But that's not without other qualifications either.
| O-T Lounge|| re: anyone like classical music? whats your favorite composition? - bbrownso on 6/28/14 at 2:28 am|
[quote]You've heard them. They're just not nearly as commonly recognized by name as they are by sound.
Try going through a few of those previews. Everyone should be able to rec...
| O-T Lounge|| re: anyone like classical music? whats your favorite composition? - bbrownso on 6/28/14 at 2:15 am|
I'm a fan of Beethoven's 8th Symphony along with Moonlight Sonata and Für Elise.
Also Bach's Cello Suite No.1 and Mozart's Symphony No. 40....
| More Sports Board|| re: Ric Bucher was duped: Lowry to Heat is a pipe dream - bbrownso on 6/27/14 at 9:42 pm|
[quote]Bucher is the absolute worst and his credibility as a "breaking news" reporter was lost way before this.[/quote]
[quote] Ric Bucher reported Friday that a sign-and-trade sending free agent Kyle Lowry to the Heat is "imminent."
[b]Bucher's record is somewhere between...
| Political Talk|| re: Group sues Cleveland Indians over name... - bbrownso on 6/26/14 at 12:11 pm|
Right after the Redskins trademark news broke, I posted that one of the original plaintiffs against the Redskins in 1992 said that the Indians were the next targeted team due to the Chief Wahoo image.
Don't feel bad Indians fans; they're going after the Chiefs too.
| More Sports Board|| re: MJ Resume Through Age 29 vs LeBron Resume Through Age 29 - bbrownso on 6/17/14 at 7:42 pm|
[quote]I have yet to see where you have pointed out those are the wrong numbers for the players at 29.[/quote]
It's not that the numbers are wrong. It's just that the criteria is worthless. Going by age is pointless given that they started their careers at different ages.
Jordan through age 2...