| Movie/TV Board|| re: True Detective S1E08 "Form And Void" - shinerfan on 3/10/14 at 7:03 am|
[quote]more like i'm enjoying watching people completely change their views without any real basis in justifying the change
i'm also highly enjoying people who admit i was right and they were wrong weeks ago. my flock grows. don't doubt the yellow king
Those sound shitty as hobb...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: True Detective S1E08 "Form And Void" - shinerfan on 3/10/14 at 12:47 am|
[quote] the hunt for Newman the scofflaw[/quote]
| Movie/TV Board|| re: True Detective S1E08 "Form And Void" - shinerfan on 3/10/14 at 12:31 am|
[quote]But what if these new detectives come across similar killings with the Yellow King/Cthullu Mythos trappings?
then it becomes more ridiculous than the character or rust, honestly
Maybe, but NP seems a big fan of Chambers and Lovecraft. There's a risk of it becoming [i]Th...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: True Detective S1E08 "Form And Void" - shinerfan on 3/10/14 at 12:16 am|
[quote]rust is so fantastical that he could not exist in reality, and once you see him, you get all of him. he doesn't change at all
I've met several freakishly smart people who were just incapable of living in the here and now and had to look for metaphysical meanings and structure ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: True Detective S1E08 "Form And Void" - shinerfan on 3/10/14 at 12:08 am|
[quote]there is a desire to get into the shite that got everybody interested in the first place
i haven't cared about a full resolution since episode 5. i was drawn to this show like 99% of everybody else for the cult mystery
there was absolutely no payoff in that regard. we left tonight know...
| SEC Rant|| re: Joe Alleva on permanent opponents " nobody will have the guts to change it." - shinerfan on 3/8/14 at 6:30 am|
[quote]Remember back in the 90's when Tennessee was beating Alabama annually like a rented mule?[/quote]
Florida took 8/10 from Tennessee in the 90s. What was your point again?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Tell me about the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale deposit in Louisiana. - shinerfan on 3/1/14 at 1:34 am|
[quote]We have about 20 acres of family land near Centreville. Otherwise, the land I own is about 12-15 miles from paydirt. My luck sucks.
More than you know. Big ole' checks can make it all worthwhile but quality of life in those little towns is gonna take a big hit. Equipment runni...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Greatest military commander (any branch of service) in U.S. history? - shinerfan on 2/17/14 at 12:33 am|
[quote]George Washington.. What he did with what he had was phenonmenal. Perfect blend of retreating strategic attacking and waiting for an opportunity.
Washington also had the same huge advantage that Ho Chi Minh and the Afghan mujahideen and other native insurgents enjoy. He didn't...
| SEC Rant|| re: Any chance Saban tries to replicate Pete Carroll's success in the NFL? - shinerfan on 2/4/14 at 1:14 am|
[quote] I notice that nobody ever worries about Les or Gus going to the NFL...wonder why.
I wouldn't be shocked at all to see Les to the Cowboys one day. Not that it would be a good hire, but its exactly the kind of bad hire that Jerry Jones would make....
| SEC Rant|| re: Did Seattle lay the blueprint to stop the HUNH last night? - shinerfan on 2/3/14 at 10:38 pm|
Speed off the edge and clean tackling go a long way against any style of O.
LSU is hit or miss on that clean tackling part....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is there a worse generation than the Baby Boomers? - shinerfan on 2/3/14 at 10:07 pm|
Right now, today, I don't think the boomers can be really be challenged as the worst but there are a couple of generations since then that have definite potential. Revisit this in thirty years or so when they've had a chance to really influence things....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Crackpot ASOIAF Theories SPOILERS - shinerfan on 2/2/14 at 12:52 am|
[quote]It's a logistical detail connected to a popular theory. [/quote]
I'm intrigued by this.
The relationship between Targs and dragons? The recent short story stressed the idea that the Targ blood was necessary to ride but its definitely in Targ interest to float that idea.
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Game of Thrones =Book Reader Question - shinerfan on 2/2/14 at 12:33 am|
[quote]Well folks, I have finally read the first two books and I bought the Storm of Swords book today.[/quote]
So who is Jon Snow's mother?...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Crackpot ASOIAF Theories SPOILERS - shinerfan on 1/30/14 at 4:47 pm|
[quote]Jon - burned hand
Jaime - gold hand
Victorian - black hand
Connington - gray hand
Theon - Mangled hand
Cold hands - cold hand
Tyrion - literal darwfed hand[/quote]
Quorin - halfhand...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Differences between a Cajun and Coonass - shinerfan on 1/28/14 at 11:16 pm|
My understanding is that it was a corruption of some French form of the Latin "cunnus" that was used in WWI era Paris as a reference to the lowest street prostitutes. English was largely a second language to the Cajuns of the day and that meant the S La draftees got the shite jobs, which in turn led ...
| Political Talk|| re: What is your opinion of Indian reservations? - shinerfan on 1/26/14 at 4:18 pm|
I know there are some rare exceptions to this but for the most part poverty is a choice. It may take a few lucky breaks to get rich but making it to the middle class isn't a crap shoot at all....
| O-T Lounge|| re: I need 2 prostitutes, a mule, a bottle of whiskey, and pack of cigarettes... - shinerfan on 1/26/14 at 1:50 pm|
[quote]And a midget! I said don't ask...
Did your original midget back out or was there collateral damage? They are treacherous little fricks....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Why are juries in this country so scared to convict cops? - shinerfan on 1/26/14 at 1:46 pm|
[quote]Good cops hate piece of shite cops, but often times good cops give other cops the benefit of the doubt when they shouldn't[/quote]
What about all of the cops who fall somewhere in between good cop and POS cop? A guy who is generally speaking a good cop and a good guy but sometimes takes...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Strongest states in America - shinerfan on 1/26/14 at 1:20 pm|
[quote]As for the reason southern states are in the bottom five, I think it comes down to a combination of education and religion.
No. The author was just too gutless to address the obvious. But the courageous posters of the OT have no such reservations....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Most Bad arse Name Ever? - shinerfan on 1/26/14 at 12:16 am|
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The curse of oak island!!! - shinerfan on 1/25/14 at 11:53 pm|
[quote]Like I know the tablet has disappeared or whatnot,[/quote]
I take it the tablet disappeared before anyone was able to identify the language and attempt translation. Was anyone able to identify the alphabet though? Future episodes I guess....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Crackpot ASOIAF Theories SPOILERS - shinerfan on 1/25/14 at 11:11 pm|
[quote]As far as the Vale being impregnable... I can see it falling to Dany's dragons and her army making a stand against the white walker's there[/quote]
Maybe. But Tyrion's almost certain to lead the Second Sons through the drains of Casterly Rock. The Rock will be Dany's base of power....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Have you been close friends with a person who headlined a news story? - shinerfan on 1/25/14 at 10:55 pm|
[quote]Alan Premel and the CIA craziness
Interesting. I guess, technically, the only true CIA employees are the ones who get a CIA paycheck and GS grade. There are plenty of shady characters who work for the CIA from a distance though. There are even more shady characters who tell ta...
| Political Talk|| re: Highly appropriate endorsement for wendy davis! - shinerfan on 1/25/14 at 9:50 pm|
[quote]You win some and you lose some. I sent Elizabeth Warren money and it paid off.
You should have sent her some glass beads....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Would you let your female friend... - shinerfan on 1/25/14 at 9:36 pm|
And how would I know what is or isn't tattooed on his ass? I don't think any of my female friends would volunteer that sort of information. They know I would rename the boy Yolo and make it stick....
| Political Talk|| re: Why do we continue to do business with Pakistan? - shinerfan on 1/25/14 at 9:28 pm|
[quote]Pakistan is without question our worst ally[/quote]
In some ways the Saudis are worse but there's reason to think the royal family would like to be more pro-West but their circumstances don't allow it.
The Pakistanis are allies only in official State Dept. speak. I certainly hope that th...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Favorite non-vulgar insults - shinerfan on 1/25/14 at 8:53 pm|
[quote]You play ball like a girl[/quote]
Hey Sally, does your brother play ball too?
I picked this one up from my stepdaughters and have been putting it to good use for the past 6 months:
I'd slap you, but I don't want to get slut on my hands....
| Political Talk|| re: Post Your Favorite Political Quote - shinerfan on 1/24/14 at 12:37 am|
[quote]Another Joker in the White House, said a change was comin' round
But I'm still workin' at The Wal Mart and Mary Alice, in the ground
And all them politicians, they all lyin' sacks of shit
They say better days upon us but I'm sucking left hind tit
And the preacher on the TV says it ain't t...
| Political Talk|| re: In one word, describe every presidential candidate you have voted AGAINST - shinerfan on 1/24/14 at 12:24 am|
Obama - villainous
Obama - Unqualified
*Kerry - Bimbo
Gore - Automaton
Clinton - Ruthless
Dole - Relic
Clinton - Cliched
Bush - Disconnected
Dukakis - Comical
*I really wanted to vote against W in '04 but Kerry was a bridge too far. I would have very likely voted for Hill...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What kind of a sick SOB prefers the cold to the heat? - shinerfan on 1/24/14 at 12:05 am|
[quote]110 in AZ and 110 in south LA are completely different. Can't even really compare them.
At 110 I don't think there's that much of a difference. Now the 90-95 range is vastly different according to locale. 94 in California is slightly hot but a nice enough day that you want t...