| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Leftovers HBO Season 1 Thread - mule74 on 7/21/14 at 9:50 am|
[quote]How could somebody not realize this show was going to be a slow burn. [/quote]
I don't need all the answers now, but I need to care enough about the story and the characters to wait around to discover the what and why. About half way in last night, I just found myself not caring anymore. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Business dinner in the Quarter-need advice - mule74 on 7/21/14 at 8:37 am|
We did K-Paul's once. It worked....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: BBQ Bucket List - mule74 on 7/21/14 at 8:35 am|
[quote]Lexington bbq in nc.[/quote]
I've lived in Memphis, in NC and now in TX. I think you will be seriously disappointed in Lexington BBQ unless you like to drink vinegar....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: James Garner RIP - mule74 on 7/21/14 at 6:47 am|
Probably obscure but I'll always remember him as [i]the scronger[/i] on the Great Escape....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Leftovers HBO Season 1 Thread - mule74 on 7/21/14 at 6:45 am|
I quit in the middle of this episode. Maybe this show will turn the corner but I've lost my desire to watch. I want there to be something there because I don't have anything else to watch right now....
| More Sports Board|| re: WVU to play VT at FedEx field in 2017 - mule74 on 7/15/14 at 3:46 pm|
You think he can survive this year? What is this year four?
That's a rough trend. Don't care and wish you guys the best of luck. It just doesn't look promising....
| More Sports Board|| re: WVU to play VT at FedEx field in 2017 - mule74 on 7/15/14 at 3:31 pm|
The real question is who will be coaching the EERs in 2017....
| More Sports Board|| re: Todays biggest winner? - mule74 on 7/11/14 at 12:15 pm|
Pat Riley is playing with house money in the game of life. He's never in the loser category. Successful coach and GM and one of the all-time greats of the game. He can walk away If he wants with zero damage to his legacy....
| More Sports Board|| re: Erik Spoelstra: does he now end up working at Wal Mart? - mule74 on 7/11/14 at 12:12 pm|
That guy was one series a way from riding a magic commet to the top strata of all-time NBA coaches and now is probably a season or two from being fired....
| SEC Rant|| re: I applaud the Ole Miss Rebels - mule74 on 7/2/14 at 9:11 am|
[quote]Don't care if they won 10 games if they lost to Ole Piss[/quote]
It's like being a professional fighter and getting kicked in the nuts by a midget....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Lot of new Netflix content in July - mule74 on 7/2/14 at 9:10 am|
Is no one going to mention Karate Kid I, II and III? Johnny should put you all in a body bag.
ETA: Thank God for Orange/Black seaosn 2 which I'm only halfway through and these new movies. I had an hour to kill befor bed last night and the TV options were atrocious. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Obama to call for infrastructure funding - mule74 on 7/1/14 at 8:18 am|
Interstate infrastructure (really roads/bridges) is one place where I can theoretically get behind government spending. If I weren't totally sure that the money for this plan will be squandered and if we hadn't already allegedly done this in 2009, I think I could really support this plan....
| More Sports Board|| re: Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! - mule74 on 7/1/14 at 8:16 am|
At some point I quit being envious of an overpaid athlete and just cheer for them.
Keep gettin' them checks Bobby!...
| Soccer Board|| re: Most intriguing matchup in the Round of 16? - mule74 on 6/27/14 at 12:51 pm|
Brazil Chile for sure. Real chance that Brazil gets done in in round 1. Outsside of pounding Cameroon they haven't done much....
| Soccer Board|| re: Why are so many in United States threatened by soccer? - mule74 on 6/27/14 at 11:44 am|
[quote]think unless the NFL does something about this concussion issue, potential young football players are leaving it to play soccer by the thousands. I think that's where soccer will grow the most is in a decline of football players. Not to say that soccer will take away from NFL or football bein...
| Soccer Board|| re: Why are so many in United States threatened by soccer? - mule74 on 6/27/14 at 8:20 am|
[quote]Soccer will pass baseball in popularity in 10-15 years. [/quote]
Not trying to go down this rabbit hole but I'm a little more conservative in my hopes. It's going to take the MLS becoming a top flight league for the sport to sustain here between World Cup Cycles....
| Soccer Board|| Why are so many in United States threatened by soccer? - mule74 on 6/27/14 at 7:57 am|
I personally never got into the X-Games. But I never really went out of my way to bash skateboarding. I just didn't watch it. Had it become the next big thing in the pantheon US sports, I probably still wouldn't have watched it. But I wouldn't have complained that other people wanted to watch it at ...
| Soccer Board|| re: Tell me everything you know about Belgium... - mule74 on 6/26/14 at 3:15 pm|
My bad. I didn't think he started the second. I've really enjoyed watching him and have no idea why Chelsea insists on loaning him our every year. Especially when they could use all the help they can get on the attack....
| Soccer Board|| re: Tell me everything you know about Belgium... - mule74 on 6/26/14 at 3:11 pm|
Romelu Lukaku was one of the most exciting players in the EPL last year and he hasn't even gotten a start since their first game. ...
| Soccer Board|| re: Michael Bradley will be himself Tuesday - mule74 on 6/26/14 at 3:07 pm|
What's killed me more than his passing is his first touches. It's like the ball pops off of his foot every time he touches it....
| More Sports Board|| re: Ann Coulter absolutely snaps on the sport of soccer - mule74 on 6/26/14 at 8:26 am|
[quote]There are no heroes, no losers, no accountability[/quote]
Wow. Tell that to stars in the EPL who get eaten alive by the British press daily....
| Soccer Board|| re: President of Ghana intervenes to avoid strike over unpaid bonuses - mule74 on 6/25/14 at 11:48 am|
[quote]Unfortunately? We need them to play the match.[/quote]
Pretty sure forfeited matches are 1-0 automatically. That would put us through unless we lost 4-0....
| Soccer Board|| re: Suarez deserves a lifetime ban - mule74 on 6/24/14 at 1:48 pm|
Fine. Then I think a ban through the next WC cycle would be adequate....
| Soccer Board|| re: Suarez deserves a lifetime ban - mule74 on 6/24/14 at 1:38 pm|
MIMIMUM he needs to get full calendar year from all competitions. He needs to be shamed and take a big financial hit in his prime. What a ducking idiot! I had almost allowed myself to forget about the earlier indiscretion. ...
| Soccer Board|| re: Group A Match 37 | Mexico v. Checkerboards | 3:00 p.m. CDT (ESPN) - mule74 on 6/23/14 at 2:01 pm|
Not a single yard will be mowed in Houston today ... not kosher?
ETA: frick MEXICO...
| Soccer Board|| re: DeAndre Yedlin's future - mule74 on 6/23/14 at 11:27 am|
[quote]Just rely on and enjoy our best current options.[/quote]
I know it was just one game and he wasn't great in the friendlies but Yedlin looked like a great current option last night. He ran guys down and bullied them off the ball and created an oppertunity on the attack....
| Soccer Board|| re: DeAndre Yedlin's future - mule74 on 6/23/14 at 9:54 am|
Reminds me of a corner with make up speed. He just sucks guys up....
| Soccer Board|| DeAndre Yedlin's future - mule74 on 6/23/14 at 9:42 am|
Aficionados, what is his ceiling? Looks a little technically raw but what an athlete. He looks and plays like what I would expect Americans to bring to the game.
Is there any future for that type of player overseas?
ETA: A little self bump for the Belgium game. I feel like he has no idea wha...
| Soccer Board|| re: Match Thread Group D England vs Uruguay 3PM EST/8PM BST ESPN/ITV - mule74 on 6/19/14 at 3:44 pm|
That was garbage by Hart. He could have stopped that. It was even worse defending though....
| Soccer Board|| re: Match Thread Group D England vs Uruguay 3PM EST/8PM BST ESPN/ITV - mule74 on 6/19/14 at 3:32 pm|
Beautiful work there....