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 on: Today at 06:00:08 PM 
Started by euro60 - Last post by Drjohnrock
Well, well, well--the Reds have a little backbone after all--or at least Alfredo Simon does.  Today's game against the Brewers is in progress as I type this.  Chase "Cunt" Anderson, the Brewers pitcher had already hit two Reds batters.  Tyler Holt was at third for the Reds and had home stolen.  So the Cunt hit Simon, who was at the plate, meaning the ball was dead and Holt had to go back to third.  Anderson should have been ejected on the spot.  But no.  Price went out to argue with the umpires--hopefully to ask why Anderson wasn't ejected.  But when the Cunt came up to bat, Simon drilled the shit out of him.  Good job! And Simon was ejected.  Total bullshit--Anderson should have had his ass thrown out when he hit Simon.  Yes, stupid Reds TV announcers, Simon was pitching the best that he had in a long time.  But you're wrong that the Reds should have gotten revenge some time in the future.  You can't take that bullshit from the opposing team.  I hope that will light a fire under the Reds.  But I'm not optimistic.

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 on: Today at 12:41:56 AM 
Started by euro60 - Last post by euro60
thank you Minn Twins from keeping the Reds having the worst record in MLB. At least for now <sigh>

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 on: Yesterday at 05:03:26 PM 
Started by clemsonfan - Last post by Dan
Stoners with short-term memory loss. Yo.

Heh.


Dude.  Compass.

I should hope so. But I bet too many of them don't use one. Or use their phones or something.

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 on: Yesterday at 03:26:27 PM 
Started by Cockney Rebel - Last post by Cockney Rebel
New (to me) films in bold

1 ● The Wrong Trousers
2 ● Vacation
3 ● Life Stinks
4 ● The Irish Pub
5 ● Disco: Spinning the Story
6 ● Fantastic 4
7 ● A LEGO Brickumentary
8 ● Noah
9 ● Swordfish
10 ● Rob the Mob
11 ● Gone in 60 Seconds
12 ● Time out of Mind
13 ● Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry
14 ● Catwoman
15 ● Across the Universe
16 ● Notting Hill
17 ● Wild Card
18 ● Ex Machina
19 ● The Words
20 ● Sicario
21 ● Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
22 ● Ted 2
23 ● Calendar Girls
24 ● Inside Out
25 ● V for Vendetta
26 ● Experimenter
27 ● The Abominable Bride
28 ● Butterfly
29 ● Blow Out
30 ● Mistress America
31 ● Minions
32 ● Sleeping with Other People
33 ● Adult Beginners
34 ● The Martian
35 ● Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
36 ● The Prestige
37 ● Tokyo Fiancée
38 ● Snowpiercer
39 ● Amy
40 ● Mr Holmes
41 ● Ricki and the Flash
42 ● Margarita, with a Straw
43 ● The Intern
44 ● No Escape
45 ● Heist
46 ● The Forger
47 ● A Walk in the Woods
48 ● Freeheld
49 ● Bridge of Spies
50 ● The Details
51 ● Spectre
52 ● Game|Change
53 ● The Fifth Element
54 ● Project Almanac
55 ● MI-5
56 ● Inception
57 ● Learning to Drive
58 ● Dark Star: H.R.Giger's World
59 ● ReDirected
60 ● Jurassic World
61 ● Everest
62 ● Wild
63 ● Bed Scenes
64 ● Margin Call
65 ● Straight Outta Compton
66 ● Burnt
67 ● Kung Fury
68 ● The Drop
69 ● The Saint
70 ● The Escort
71 ● Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story
72 ● True Story
73 ● The Godfather
74 ● The Walk
75 ● Black Mass
76 ● Brave
77 ● Everything Must Go
78 ● The Station Agent
79 ● Darkman
80 ● Waking Ned Devine
81 ● Moonwalkers
82 ● The Gunman
83 ● Finding Vivian Maier
84 ● Die Hard
85 ● Grandma
86 ● Diary of a Teenage Girl
87 ● 99 Homes
88 ● How to Die in Oregon
89 ● Selma
90 ● Room
91 ● Finders Keepers
92 ● The End of the Tour
93 ● Life of Brian
94 ● Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Around the World
95 ● Airport
96 ● Larry Crowne
97 ● Creed
98 ● Carol
99 ● Scarface
100 ● Tommy
101 ● Now You See Me
102 ● A Clockwork Orange
103 ● Still Tickin': The Return of Clockwork Orange
104 ● Heaven's Above!
105 ● The Big Short
106 ● Smokey & the Bandit
107 ● Westworld
108 ● Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?
109 ● Concussion
110 ● Steve Jobs
111 ● Spotlight
112 ● 9/11: The Falling Man
113 ● Vantage Point
114 ● It's Not a Date
115 ● Paulette
116 ● Puckoon
117 ● Compulsion
118 ● Starman
119 ● Coma
120 ● Love the Coopers
121 ● Ocean's Eleven
122 ● Addicted to Sexting
123 ● Respectable: The Mary Millington Story
124 ● Begin Again
125 ● Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!
126 ● That Gal...Who Was in That Thing: That Guy 2
127 ● Confessions of a Porn Addict
128 ● The Nude Set
129 ● Sisters
130 ● Infinitely Polar Bear
131 ● Happy-Go-Lucky
132 ● I am Road Comic
133 ● Irrational Man
134 ● The Signal
135 ● Monty Python & The Holy Grail
136 ● Cheech & Chong's Hey Watch This!
137 ● Pixels
138 ● Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck
139 ● The Bag Man
140 ● The 33
adding
141 ● What We Do in the Shadows
This was very silly and had some fantastically funny moments. Mockumentary following the 'lives' of a group of vampires who live together. I laughed out loud many times.
142 ● Gattaca
Didn't seem as good as I remembered it. Hammy acting
143 ● I Smile Back
Sarah Silverman is quite the revelation in this otherwise dreary drama about the effects of drink and depression
144 ● Deadpool
I wanted to enjoy this more but couldn't. Too much overkill on the 'gags', not enough attention to the flimsy script
145 ● Pardon Us for Living but the Graveyard is Full: The Fleshtones Documentary
What it says on the tin. Self-made doc about a band who tried but failed to crossover like others of their ilk did
146 ● Our Brand is Crisis
Comedy? Drama? Farce? As others have noted "Wag the Dog" was far superior. This had no heart
147 ● Dirty Grandpa
DeNiro tries too hard, Efron hardly tries at all. Frat-boy disappointment
148 ● Boobs: An American Obsession
No idea why this was strictly an "american" obsession. A documentary about women & their boobs, some of which are too big, many of which are declared too small. A little too voyeuristic for (even) my liking. Besides which America's true obsession with boobs is covering them up, censoring them or pretending they don't exist
149 ● Out of Luck
Documentary about America's "lottery problem". Full of very sad characters.
150 ● A Most Wanted Man
This has been in my Amazon Prime queue for EVAH. Glad I finally got to watch it. An impressive spy/intrigue/terrorism thriller from the pen of John LeCarre. PSH is awesome, reminding me just how much Hollywood must miss his acting chops

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 on: Yesterday at 02:31:19 PM 
Started by clemsonfan - Last post by Zafer Kaya
Or the part about walking in a circle for hours/days...since there's not much of a trail per se, and you aren't able to walk simply straight due to vegetation and topography, you could end up walking forward but never realize you were turning the whole time.

Dude.  Compass.

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 on: Yesterday at 12:19:37 PM 
Started by clemsonfan - Last post by MissKitty
But just like wandering off the trail to pee and then getting lost and dying of starvation/exposure?

How far do you pull off the trail to pee, like maybe 20 yards, tops?  How do you not find your way back.  I mean, even if you somehow forget the way back, you just remember where you peed.  Just go in a direction for 15 seconds.  If you don't see trail, go back to your pee spot.  Try new direction.

Stoners with short-term memory loss. Yo.

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 on: Yesterday at 12:12:50 PM 
Started by Cockney Rebel - Last post by Zafer Kaya
Plus, he will never forgive Koeman (or that fucking referee) for getting Graham Taylor the sack.

Do he not like that?

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 on: Yesterday at 11:48:50 AM 
Started by clemsonfan - Last post by Dan
Yes, you're a bit cocky about it. I'm not a hiker at ALL but I understand how that could have happened.

Go read Bill Bryson's "A Walk in the Woods." In fact, you don't even need to read it all - just read the last section about the 100 mile section in Maine. Apparently it's so think and dense that this is very possible. And I can imagine that you're walking along the trail and it looks like a trail. But if you go off the trail for a whiz, when you are coming back at it from a different angle it doesn't look like a trail at all so you completely miss it. Or the part about walking in a circle for hours/days...since there's not much of a trail per se, and you aren't able to walk simply straight due to vegetation and topography, you could end up walking forward but never realize you were turning the whole time. It does make sense. Considering that the military uses the area for survival training it's gotta be a tough place.

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 on: Yesterday at 11:43:49 AM 
Started by Cockney Rebel - Last post by Dan
Hah!

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 on: Yesterday at 11:36:46 AM 
Started by clemsonfan - Last post by Zafer Kaya
Am I too cocky about my survival skills?  I really try not to be, because that's how you die.

But I honestly can't see myself dying in the Wilderness hiking the AT.  I mean, like falling off cliff or getting bit by a snake, okay.  But just like wandering off the trail to pee and then getting lost and dying of starvation/exposure?

How far do you pull off the trail to pee, like maybe 20 yards, tops?  How do you not find your way back.  I mean, even if you somehow forget the way back, you just remember where you peed.  Just go in a direction for 15 seconds.  If you don't see trail, go back to your pee spot.  Try new direction.

If I was somehow dropped a 10 miles off the trail, I would just pick a direction and walk.  In 5 or 6 days you could cover 100 miles.  There's no way you don't hit something-- a town, a trail, a river you can walk along, a mountain peak, a meadow. 

Also, if I had a tent and it wasn't the winter.  I feel like I could survive in the wilderness indefinitely.  Find a lake and catch fish, set a trap for some squirrels, start a fire.  Someone would eventually find me.  I wouldn't even have to go anywhere.

This poor woman, people are like "Yeah, those woods are pretty deep.  If you get lost you could walk in circles for hours."  Yes, you could walk in circles for HOURS.  I find it difficult to imagine you could walk in circles for DAYS.

I once got lost on a trail really bad.  But I knew where I was.  It was getting dark, and it was up high in the mountains, and I had no tent, and probably not enough clothes.  I might have died from exposure.  It was theoretically possible.  It was a bit scary.  But I think I would have just started a fire and been fine.  And then the next day, find the trail or at worst just beeline through the woods to the campsite.  That was the closest I ever came.

Also, I feel vindicated because a few years after that happened, there was an article in backpacker magazine where a guy wrote about how as many trails as he'd been on, and as much expertise as he had he once got lost on a trail and had to stick it out overnight, and felt like it was a close call.  As soon as I started reading the article, I knew exactly where he was.  He got lost at the exact same spot on the exact same trail.  So that trail just sucked.  And, I actually figured it out in time and made it back, and he had to overnight it.






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