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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by DeckardCain » Tue Mar 22, 2016 7:07 pm

Jeffrey Hill finally passing Bill Stallard to have the highest number of posts on the board. I just noticed. Congrats. :)

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Tue Mar 22, 2016 7:19 pm

DeckardCain wrote:Jeffrey Hill finally passing Bill Stallard to have the highest number of posts on the board. I just noticed. Congrats. :)
WOOHOO!!!

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Post by Jeffrey Hill » Tue Mar 22, 2016 7:20 pm

DeckardCain wrote:Jeffrey Hill finally passing Bill Stallard to have the highest number of posts on the board. I just noticed. Congrats. :)
Yeah, and it only took nearly 8 years to catch up. I was going to post when I reached it but I misremembered his post count and passed it without realizing it until a few hours later.

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Post by scphilli » Tue Mar 22, 2016 7:32 pm

To be fair, in terms of substantive posts, Jeff surpassed Bill at least 8 years ago.

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Tue Mar 22, 2016 8:18 pm

scphilli wrote:To be fair, in terms of substantive posts, Jeff surpassed Bill at least 8 years ago.
Agreed. :mrgreen:

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Post by DeckardCain » Tue Mar 22, 2016 8:49 pm

scphilli wrote:To be fair, in terms of substantive posts, Jeff surpassed Bill at least 8 years ago.
You mean that scores of East Buchanan High School football games aren't substantive? :lol:

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Post by PenforPrez » Sat May 07, 2016 8:26 pm

Being given two full pizzas to take home after an Italian dinner party (happened to me this evening). The question now becomes, how do my girlfriend and I eat all of it? :o

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Post by scphilli » Sun Feb 26, 2017 7:28 am

My predictions for the Oscars for year 2016 (bear in mind I went to see none of these this year due to being too busy):

Best Picture: La La Land (It has 14 nominations. This is the equivalent of a free space in Bingo.)
Best Director: Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Best Actor: Denzel Washington, Fences (This was a toughie. The situation reminds me of 2001 when Crowe was going to win but the whole thing blew up and who ended up onstage? Denzel. But if it's Casey Affleck I wouldn't be shocked.)
Best Actress: Emma Stone, La La Land (Huppert and Portman would also be worthy. And Meryl Streep over 39 years has 20 noms or roughly one per two years which is crazy.)
Best Supporting Actor: Dev Patel, Lion (I'm going on a ledge here. Ali should win for Moonlight but I'm not sensing passion there and Lion was a sentimental favorite among voters during the voting period. I'm going for the upset here.)
Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis, Fences (Easy pick. Next.)
Best Original Screenplay: La La Land
Best Adapted Screenplay: Moonlight
Best Animated Feature: Zootopia
Best Cinematography, Production Design, Editing, Costuming, Score, Sound Mixing: La La Land
Sound Editing: Hacksaw Ridge
Makeup and Hairstyling: Star Trek Beyond
Visual Effects: The Jungle Book
Documentary Short: Joe's Violin
Documentary Feature: OJ: Made in America
Live Action Shorts: Silent Nights
Animated Short: Piper
Original Song: "City of Stars" from La La Land
Foreign Film: The Salesman

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by bolshevik » Sat Mar 11, 2017 3:36 pm

Winning your school's first ever conference championship. Also your JV placing second.

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Post by PenforPrez » Sat Apr 08, 2017 7:54 pm

My beloved Winnipeg Jets winning their last seven games in a row after being eliminated from playoff contention. Frustrating as you-know-what, but those kids will be fun to watch next year! :D

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by ganman0305 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:04 pm

Blade Runner 2049 (Hella Good)

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Post by scphilli » Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:38 am

Life Day. Happy Life Day everyone.

https://youtu.be/YRrm59Z_0w4

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Post by scphilli » Sat Dec 23, 2017 6:58 pm

1:15 AM, Turner Classics is showing XANADU! Truly a Chrimbus miracle!

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Post by DeckardCain » Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:21 am

Things that don't suck: Liverpool Football Club

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by L-Town Expatriate » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:16 pm

CHIEEEEEEFS!
(At least for this week.)

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by L-Town Expatriate » Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:22 pm

L-Town Expatriate wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:16 pm
CHIEEEEEEFS!
(At least for this week.)
BLUUUUUUUUUUUUUUES!
#PlayGloria

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