| More Sports Board|| re: What sports moments have brought you to tears? - MFn GIMP on 8/21/14 at 11:21 am|
[quote]Saints winning the Super Bowl. Only sports cry I have ever had[/quote]...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: 25 years ago today, the first episode of Saved by the Bell Aired - MFn GIMP on 8/21/14 at 11:19 am|
[quote]Does any network even air it anymore?[/quote]
Not that I know of but it is on Netflix....
| Political Talk|| re: Did Obama seriously play golf after press conference about Foley? - MFn GIMP on 8/21/14 at 11:17 am|
Honestly, I'm fine with how much golf Obama plays. Hell, if I had my way he would do nothing but play golf for the next 2 years....
| Political Talk|| re: This about sums up my thoughts on the ice bucket challenge - MFn GIMP on 8/19/14 at 9:40 am|
[quote]i don't know. that says more about people and leads to a legitimate discussion [/quote]
I don't see why marketing a charity is somehow worse than marketing goods and services. If a private business had just boosted sales by 1000% using a marketing strategy like this we would all be praisi...
| Political Talk|| re: This about sums up my thoughts on the ice bucket challenge - MFn GIMP on 8/19/14 at 9:23 am|
[quote]oh so people don't really care about giving unless they can peacock on facebook? good to know [/quote]
I don't think that is necessarily the case. How many people, who are now donating, would you say have ever even thought about ALS before it started blowing up on facebook?...
| Political Talk|| re: What Happens When A Jew Marries A Gentile In Israel - MFn GIMP on 8/19/14 at 8:08 am|
[quote]A lawyer for the couple, Maral Malka, 23, and Mahmoud Mansour, 26, both from the Jaffa section of Tel Aviv, had unsuccessfully sought a court order to bar the protest. He obtained backing for police to keep protesters 200 meters (218 yards) from the wedding hall in the Tel Aviv suburb of Rish...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Breaking Bad question (spoilers)!!! - MFn GIMP on 8/18/14 at 5:04 pm|
Reading this thread is making me want to do a rewatch. I wish I could watch it again without knowing what happens....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: orange is the new black..just started on like episode 8 now... - MFn GIMP on 8/18/14 at 11:40 am|
I'm the same way. I started Saturday and am on episode 6. I enjoy it but I don't see what all of the fuss is about....
| Gaming Board|| re: Destiny (PS4) pre release discussion and PSN exchange - MFn GIMP on 8/15/14 at 2:14 pm|
Didn't play the beta but preorded and can't wait.
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Favorite deleted / extended scenes you wish had made the film? - MFn GIMP on 8/15/14 at 2:09 pm|
[quote]The scene where Legolas kills Saruman in ROTK. I always felt we never got good closure to Saruman's story in Two Towers.[/quote]
I hated it and wanted the Scouring of the Shire with Wormtongue killing Saruman. I'm still pissed Peter Jackson left that out....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Looking for a new book. How's the Lies of Locke Lamora? - MFn GIMP on 8/14/14 at 4:02 pm|
[quote]The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson (Book one of the Stormlight series) and Words of Radiance (book two) [/quote]
Yes. Great books.
After reading those I picked up the first book of the Malazan Book of the Fallen series. I'm about halfway through the 2nd book now and it's a pretty go...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What is your thermostat set on in the summer? - MFn GIMP on 8/14/14 at 3:48 pm|
I have turned my AC on twice this year. My place is typically between 80-82....
| Music Board|| re: Best "one hit album wonder" - MFn GIMP on 8/14/14 at 11:50 am|
[quote]Cracked Rear View - Hootie and the Blowfish[/quote]
Every song on that album is great. It's a shame their other albums never caught on. ...
| Music Board|| re: favorite Pandora or other streaming stations - MFn GIMP on 8/14/14 at 11:46 am|
Hootie and the Blowfish
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Power Rangers Movie is OFFICIAL with release date - MFn GIMP on 8/14/14 at 11:42 am|
Big Bad Beetleborgs > VR troopers > Power Rangers
| Political Talk|| re: The US will not conduct a rescue on Sinjar Mt. - MFn GIMP on 8/14/14 at 10:20 am|
[quote]I note that the US State Dept is taking full credit for the Obama Administration in breaking the siege.
That's the topic for another thread, but, it's obvious that the Regime wants full credit for all that is good and will blame Republicans for all that is bad. [/quote]
Should Obama not g...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: What if Jim Gordon couldn't drive stick? - MFn GIMP on 8/14/14 at 8:00 am|
[quote]What if Kit didn't hit Dottie hard enough to knock the ball loose?[/quote]
What if Dottie didn't drop the ball on purpose?...
| Political Talk|| re: Man receives $9,000 bill for ER visit - MFn GIMP on 8/12/14 at 11:28 am|
[quote]If you call a police dispatcher to report a suspicious person in your back yard, would you feel it is OK if they sent you a $10K bill for sending an officer out, even if you weren't aware of the potential costs? [/quote]
Many conservative health insurance reform ideas state that hospitals an...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Teens React to Saved by the Bell (25th Anniversary) - MFn GIMP on 8/11/14 at 2:04 pm|
[quote]Not to mention several of them were laughing at the scene where Jessie is taking pills and Zach stops her.[/quote]
I recently started a rewatch of Saved by the Bell and it was kind of sad how excited I was to get to that episode....
| Political Talk|| re: Meanwhile Louisiana remains ranked number 48 in education - MFn GIMP on 8/11/14 at 7:55 am|
Yep. The way to improve children's education is to teach them higher order skills before they even know the basics....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Aliens on the moon? - MFn GIMP on 8/8/14 at 3:11 pm|
[quote]why would an Alien race have a dish that looks like our human made dishs?[/quote]
| Gaming Board|| re: Civ: Beyond Earth Gameplay - MFn GIMP on 8/8/14 at 11:25 am|
Can not wait....
| Political Talk|| re: Poli Board, do you want to engage in a socio-political experiment? - MFn GIMP on 8/8/14 at 11:23 am|
[quote]my podcast may be just that[/quote]
ETA: derp, should read full threads first....
| Political Talk|| re: Poli Board, do you want to engage in a socio-political experiment? - MFn GIMP on 8/8/14 at 11:09 am|
I don't live in Louisiana anymore but I like it....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Who's the a-hole? Me or My Future Father-in-Law? - MFn GIMP on 8/8/14 at 10:53 am|
[quote]Well they're coming back to town next weekend and apparently are staying with other members of their family[/quote]
Maybe they just want to spend a little more time with other members of their family since they just stayed at your place a couple months ago.
Or they felt like they would ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Most ridiculous reason for flight delay - MFn GIMP on 8/8/14 at 10:35 am|
[quote]I was in the United Airlines terminal and during both occasions someone came on the intercom saying that a flight was delayed because the captain and / or crew just didn't show up. Wasn't missing, nothing wrong with the plane. It sounded like they decided to just not show up for work those da...
| Political Talk|| re: Not surprised Obama is helping the Yazidi - MFn GIMP on 8/8/14 at 9:39 am|
[quote]I don't see anything about satanic worship in that body of words. Do you have any links or references?[/quote]
It's because the Yazidi name for their main focus of worship is shaytan, the same name Islam uses for Satan. Also, both religions feature the exact same origin story for him only ...
| Political Talk|| re: Diner drops Prayer Discount after being contacted by the Freedom from Religion - MFn GIMP on 8/7/14 at 3:56 pm|
[quote]What about them?[/quote]
Since this policy was, supposedly, religious discrimination. Would I, as a Christian, be discriminated against if I chose to not pray before my meal?...
| Political Talk|| re: Diner drops Prayer Discount after being contacted by the Freedom from Religion - MFn GIMP on 8/7/14 at 3:50 pm|
[quote]Therefore a Christian pays less than their food because of their religious beliefs.[/quote]
What about Christians who don't pray before meals?...
| Gaming Board|| re: Things that annoy you in games that you love - MFn GIMP on 8/7/14 at 11:14 am|
[quote]I've completely stopped playing enjoyable games because it froze up and I lost my save data requiring a fresh playthrough.[/quote]
Happened to me in New Vegas. I was 3/4ths of the way through, game froze on me and I lost everything. Traded it in the next day....