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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by L-Town Expatriate » Sun Mar 11, 2012 10:30 am

The SEC having two defending conference champions in Men's Basketball next year.

Also, this:
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Post by socalcaptain » Sun Mar 11, 2012 10:40 am

That photographer in the yellow vest with the curly hair at the beginning of your GIF?

Yeah, that's Jacob & I's roommate. :P

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Sun Mar 11, 2012 3:48 pm

socalcaptain wrote:That photographer in the yellow vest with the curly hair at the beginning of your GIF?

Yeah, that's Jacob & I's roommate. :P
Awesome. :D

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Wed Apr 18, 2012 10:21 pm

Sporting KC starting the season 7-0-0.

And counting…

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Post by PaulGrant » Wed Jun 13, 2012 8:17 pm

Rush's new album, Clockwork Angels.

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PaulGrant wrote:Every Rush album that has ever been produced
Fixed your post for you.

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Post by Jeffrey Hill » Wed Jun 13, 2012 9:19 pm

DeckardCain wrote:
PaulGrant wrote:Every Rush album that has ever been produced
Fixed your post for you.
Time to bring back the "Rush Recognition Exposition"?

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Post by Jeffrey Hill » Thu Jun 14, 2012 8:30 am

Southwest Airlines... they had a fare sale for tickets we had already purchased and we were able to get a credit for the difference. Try doing that on most other airlines!

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Post by PaulGrant » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:14 pm

DeckardCain wrote:Every Rush album that has ever been produced
Sure, but this is probably the best album they've ever released (and that's saying a lot, considering the content and length of Rush's history). It's so well done, and so much better than pretty much everything else on the market. I expect to see something akin to the premiere of Rite of Spring when they play this live. (Wouldn't it be weird if that happened on the 100th anniversary of the premiere, but in response to Clockwork Angels instead of classical music??)
They'll be in St. Louis on Sept. 22. I'm thinking this is a can't miss event for any Rush fan, as it might be their last tour. I hope not, though!
Has anyone else listened to it? I think numbers 8 and 9, "The Wreckers" and "Headlong Flight" are my favorites, but every track on here is just awesome...

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Yeah, I've listened to it. I don't know if I'd say it's their absolute best (Moving Pictures is hard to beat), but it's definitely very, very good. Certainly on a level above Snakes and Arrows, which I enjoyed but didn't think was brilliant.
And yes, I'll definitely be seeing them live, as it may very well be their last tour. I actually had tickets for their last show in St. Louis and ended up not being able to go at the last minute.

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Post by merv1618 » Wed Jul 04, 2012 4:46 pm

AMERICA

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Fri Aug 31, 2012 11:03 pm

Rockhurst only being able to score seven points and throwing three picks to Bentonville's defense.

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Post by Mr. Chekhov » Sat Oct 13, 2012 5:24 am

Four run rallies in the ninth inning.

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Post by scphilli » Wed Nov 07, 2012 3:38 am

Participating in our democratic system never sucks.

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Post by merv1618 » Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:36 pm

Missouri doesn't suck! Akin got axed.

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Post by FishyFreshman » Wed Nov 07, 2012 4:14 pm

Though we still didn't raise our tobacco tax =(

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Post by Jeffrey Hill » Wed Nov 07, 2012 7:48 pm

Thanks to a recent billing transition a little over a month ago, this web server now costs about half as much each month as it did before!

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Post by merv1618 » Thu Mar 14, 2013 8:20 pm

Gil Shaham's album Devil's Dance. Seriously, check it out.

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Fri Mar 15, 2013 9:05 pm

An unplugged vacuum cleaner. :lol:

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Post by Jeffrey Hill » Tue Mar 19, 2013 7:28 pm

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Laduuuuuueeeee

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Post by merv1618 » Tue Jul 09, 2013 4:23 pm

Daft Punk's new album. But seriously.

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Post by Mr. Chekhov » Tue Jul 09, 2013 4:31 pm

Speaking of albums, Vampire Weekend's new album is pretty good.

Sperber: I'm not really a fan of house/techno, but I actually liked some of the tracks on Random Access Memories.

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:46 am

Mizzou Volleyball. They only dropped six sets in conference play this season.

Six matches away from a national title! (Well, so are kansas and Penn State and Texas and Arkansas and IUPUI, but Mizzou's 34-0. And counting…)

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by L-Town Expatriate » Sat Feb 15, 2014 9:43 am

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T J OSHIE, who carried an entire continent on his back this morning. At least those who got up early this morning to watch hockey.
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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by Mr. Chekhov » Fri Feb 28, 2014 6:26 pm

The Blues getting Ryan Miller AND Steve Ott, while dumping Halak/Stewart.

Thank you Doug Armstrong.

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Sat Mar 01, 2014 12:02 am

Mr. Chekhov wrote:The Blues getting Ryan Miller AND Steve Ott, while dumping Halak/Stewart.

Thank you Doug Armstrong.
At least one positive thing came out of our crashing in the medal rounds!

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by L-Town Expatriate » Tue Jun 17, 2014 8:37 pm

THE ROYALS.

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L-Town Expatriate wrote:THE ROYALS.
Quoted on account of Tuesday's wildcard game against an Athletics squad who went 2-5 against the Royals and have the worst post-All Star Break record for a playoff team since the All Star Game started.

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L-Town Expatriate wrote:
L-Town Expatriate wrote:THE ROYALS.
Quoted on account of Tuesday's wildcard game against an Athletics squad who went 2-5 against the Royals and have the worst post-All Star Break record for a playoff team since the All Star Game started.
Of course, it should be noted that the A's starter in both of those wins is pitching on Tuesday (and also has a third post All-Star break win against the Royals when he was still with Boston), so hopefully the Royals will finally break through against him for the first time this season.

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Then again, Shields got the win in both one of his starts against Oakland and the Royals won the other game he started as well.

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:09 pm

Jeffrey Hill wrote:
L-Town Expatriate wrote:
L-Town Expatriate wrote:THE ROYALS.
Quoted on account of Tuesday's wildcard game against an Athletics squad who went 2-5 against the Royals and have the worst post-All Star Break record for a playoff team since the All Star Game started.
Of course, it should be noted that the A's starter in both of those wins is pitching on Tuesday (and also has a third post All-Star break win against the Royals when he was still with Boston), so hopefully the Royals will finally break through against him for the first time this season.

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Then again, Shields got the win in both one of his starts against Oakland and the Royals won the other game he started as well.
The winner of this series gets Anaheim (oh, sorry: the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.) Royals went 3-3 against them in the regular season. If Royals win that series and Baltimore outlast Detroit, then the Royals would also bring a 3-3 regular season against the Orioles. Could work out well for the Royals if the Tigers fall apart at Camden Yards and the Royals don't do what conventional wisdom expects them to do.

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Sun Apr 12, 2015 5:27 pm

Jordan Spieth.

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Post by Mr. Chekhov » Sun Apr 12, 2015 6:33 pm

The Spieth/McIlroy rivalry should be amazing over the next 15 years or so.

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Post by scphilli » Fri Jun 26, 2015 8:40 am

Anthony Kennedy. That is all.


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Post by DeckardCain » Fri Jul 10, 2015 6:03 pm

Rush definitely does not suck. Especially live. :)

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Post by Jeffrey Hill » Fri Jul 10, 2015 6:22 pm

DeckardCain wrote:Rush definitely does not suck. Especially live. :)

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Post by DeckardCain » Sun Aug 02, 2015 12:54 pm

Ronda Rousey.

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Sat Aug 15, 2015 9:37 pm

PAULO NAGAMURA.

That is all.

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Re: Things that don't suck

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Cardinals baseball

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Post by DeckardCain » Wed Sep 30, 2015 5:36 pm

NDbulldogalumni wrote:Cardinals baseball
Seconded, though I think watching them this season has taken a year or two off my life. I'm surprised Mike Matheny has any hair left.

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DeckardCain wrote:
NDbulldogalumni wrote:Cardinals baseball
Seconded, though I think watching them this season has taken a year or two off my life. I'm surprised Mike Matheny has any hair left.
Oh this is nothing compared to 2011.

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scphilli wrote:
DeckardCain wrote:
NDbulldogalumni wrote:Cardinals baseball
Seconded, though I think watching them this season has taken a year or two off my life. I'm surprised Mike Matheny has any hair left.
Oh this is nothing compared to 2011.
True. Here's hoping for the same end result.

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Post by DeckardCain » Fri Oct 02, 2015 8:01 pm

Matt Jackson, at Jeopardy.

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A guy in LA who grew up in Kansas City, who made 162 short YouTube videos after each Royals game:
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These:
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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Sat Jan 09, 2016 6:44 pm

CHIEEEEEEEEEEEFS!

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Post by scphilli » Sun Feb 14, 2016 10:12 am

My amazing wuhsac staff. Thanks to everyone who came!

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Post by scphilli » Mon Feb 29, 2016 2:16 pm

Jenny Beaven's jacket from last night because WOW:

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