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re: Red Sox interviewed Brad Ausmus - BigPapiDoesItAgain on 10/17/17 at 9:37 am
[quote]Boston seems like a crumby place to work.[/quote] Crummy probably not an apt description, though it is tough. Fans are very baseball educated, and no one gets a pass from fans or media. The players/managers in Boston that get sideways with the media & fans are the ones that get defensive whe...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: The last time your SEC West team beat LSU in Baton Rouge... - BigPapiDoesItAgain on 10/15/17 at 11:10 am
[quote]What is LSU's record in Tuscaloosa? [/quote] I get 8-6 since 1988 when game moved out of Birmingham, and 11-12 all-time (goes back to 1902)...
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re: Does anyone else here prefer their Coca-Cola poured over rinsed ice? - BigPapiDoesItAgain on 10/14/17 at 2:10 pm
I always did that before I had a free-standing ice maker. Makes it much better, drink doesn't "stick to" the ice that way. The wife made fun of me for a long time - until she actually tried it. I still do it if I go somewhere that I have to get ice out of a fridge ice maker, and is only applicable ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Childhood obesity up 10x over last 40 years - BigPapiDoesItAgain on 10/11/17 at 10:38 am
[quote]It could also be that baseball is not nearly as strenuous physically as LAX, soccer, or tennis[/quote] No doubt, but I think that is a small portion, and the point I was trying to make there is that even with kids that are involved in sports including training and playing games, we still h...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Childhood obesity up 10x over last 40 years - BigPapiDoesItAgain on 10/11/17 at 9:58 am
The largest component is diet, no doubt. My youngest played travel baseball for several years and even amongst "active" kids, I still saw a significant number of overweight and even flat out obese kids. Child #1 and #3 have played high school LAX and soccer respectively and I rarely see obese or...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: ALDS Game 2: Indians win 9-8 in 13 innings - BigPapiDoesItAgain on 10/6/17 at 9:56 pm
[quote]How could you watch that game and say that Joe Girardi is a decent manager?[/quote] I think he had a really tough game. Coulda made a case for going batter to batter wth CC into the 7th instead of pulling after 6 IP/77 P and cruising. Obvious snafu on the HBP v foul tip no challenge, and las...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Fire Farrell... Fire Dombrowski... Fire John Henry - BigPapiDoesItAgain on 10/6/17 at 8:32 pm
This iteration of the Sox is indeed very hard to watch. Not built for the postseason. Hopefully Porcello bounces back next season. I thought Price has looked as good as he has looked in quite a long time since his return in Sept, albeit out of the pen. Obviously he needs to have a bounce-back 2018. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Has Chrysler/Dodge fixed any of their reliability issues? - BigPapiDoesItAgain on 10/3/17 at 7:56 pm
2015 Jeep GC Overland 4x4. Easily the worst car from a problem standpoint I've ever had and dealer support was pitiful. From strange rattle to problems with the multi-mode suspension, to gremlins in the Nav/entertainment system. Sold it with 15K on the clock when I could stand no more. Great looking...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Guide to Selling your Leased Car at the End of your Lease - BigPapiDoesItAgain on 9/16/17 at 7:41 pm
I feel like I've had good luck with leases - don't have a leased vehicle now, have two cars purchased used and one as a dealer demo. With the leases, they have been expensive cars with high residuals, no money down and "deals" - good money factor, whatever, but some incentivized deal. I would not ha...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: PSA: new Ken Follett Kingsbridge book dropping soon - BigPapiDoesItAgain on 9/13/17 at 12:13 pm
Got it yesterday. Had to go to Wikipedia to refresh on the [i]World Without End[/i] characters. Ready to get started. ...
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re: Unofficial 2017 U.S. Open Thread. - BigPapiDoesItAgain on 9/8/17 at 10:24 am
[quote]I don't much care about whether the Americans are good.[/quote] It eats at me...I think because I came of age with Connors/Mac followed by Sampras/Agassi/Courrier into my 30's. Even the "good" ones we have right now aren't exciting though. I've been an admitted Fed (and to a slightly lesse...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Unofficial 2017 U.S. Open Thread. - BigPapiDoesItAgain on 9/8/17 at 8:20 am
I did like seeing Coco play S&V though. Keys was on - she had it all going. Impressive win. I thought that was a very nice meeting at the net afterward as well. Like where the US women are right now...if we can just get some men over the hump....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Why do most right handed throwers bat right handed? - BigPapiDoesItAgain on 9/6/17 at 7:45 pm
In most people, it also is disadvantageous in that the dominant (right) eye is not the lead eye. I think most kids pick up a bat and do what feels most natural to them, and that's the short answer to your question. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Cheating is pretty much the new norm - BigPapiDoesItAgain on 9/6/17 at 7:35 pm
[quote]An overall decline in moral fiber is the new norm, not cheating.[/quote] Go read Hemingway or Fitzgerald - this stuff is nothing new. Doesn't make it any better, but immorality isn't new, and I would wager it's no more common. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Unofficial 2017 U.S. Open Thread. - BigPapiDoesItAgain on 9/6/17 at 6:38 pm
I dig Rafa, his style of play isn't my favorite, but I like him and always have, even with him owning Fed. But, if he doesn't pick off this USO trophy this year, it's at least a little black mark on his resumé. If Delpo gets past Fed, Rafa will destroy him and that slice BH he is rolling out ther...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
Photo: Karl Malone & John Stockton Were At Tiger Stadium Saturday
...With their flip phones.
LSU Returns To Coaches & AP Polls After Upset Over Auburn
The Tigers are 5-2 (2-1 SEC).
Four-Star QB Gerry Bohanon Recaps His Surprise Visit To LSU Last Saturday
Bohanon made his first visit to Baton Rouge for the Auburn game.
Kirk Herbstreit Lists His Top Performances Of Week 7
He's liking the Tigers now.
Coach O Says Turning Point For The Tigers Was When Duke Riley "Lit Into The Team"
Riley had a talk with the team after the Troy loss.
Two LSU Tigers Named SEC Players Of The Week
Sylvester Stallone Makes His Model Daughter Hit Golf Ball In Tight Dress
Kind of creepy, Sly.
Look Which Rumored Next Hire Is In Knoxville For Vols Game This Weekend
Freak out Vols fan.
Cubs Pitcher Jon Lester's Drunk Post-Game Interview Was Awesome
Celebrate that win.
Paige VanZant Says Goodbye To Her 115lb Body With Twitter Bikini Pic
Now she's at 125.