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Thread UFC 257 |OT| - Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier
The only problem is, I don't believe for a second that Conor will be properly active ever again. If I had to guess, he'll be gone for 8 months and then book a very winnable fight (like he did with Cowboy) for Q4 2021, pick up the W and then talk about 'the King being back' in the post-fight and will ask Dana for a title / title eliminator fight. Hype cycle repeats.
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Thread UFC 257 |OT| - Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier
Exactly. Conor looked like Conor, Dustin beat a good version of Conor. Conor was landing with ease, he won the first round but Dustin just had a great plan; the accumulated leg damage culminated in a fantastic show of boxing ability to finish the fight.
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Thread Lana Del Rey shamelessly uses failed-coup to promote her new album
I don't think she considers it an issue. Her adopted aesthetic has always been nostalgic reactionary. I don't know if it was a 100% LARP or if she actually thinks that era was cool for women, PoCs...
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Thread How On Middle-Earth Did Liv Tyler Get 3rd Billing On The Lord Of The Rings Films?
If I remember correctly, they were keeping Gollum's appearance relatively under wraps until he actually showed up on the big screen in Two Towers. Gollum was a big VFX achievement and the first time a lot of people saw him properly was on a cinema screen.
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Thread After today, is this the end of Trump's Era or the beginning of decades of unrest within the USA ?
The Electoral College votes are about to be certified leaving President-Elect Biden's inauguration as the last superficial step towards a United States fully-controlled by the Democrats. Senior Republicans have been dealt a healthy dose of reality the last 2 months. In the eyes of senior Republicans like McConnell, letting Trump go down would be a justified 'limited hangout', as Nixon would've said, if it means saving the Party for another day. Expect the Republican machine to cede ground to Biden's administration in an attempt to wash their reputation again but make no mistake, the shadow of Fascism is not banished by end of 45's term.
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Thread FootyEra 20/21 Season |OT| Maybe we'll finish this one on time...
It's certainly odd that Robertson gave away that howler against Arsenal and yet he's still the only regular in Liverpool's back 5 to look like his normal self. Something's up with Trent, for sure, and VvD & Gomez look dodgy. Adrian is.. Adrian.
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Thread FootyEra 20/21 Season |OT| Maybe we'll finish this one on time...
I said this right after the 8-2, Barça will have to fall further to never be in a title race. La Liga has a very shallow pool of teams that can possibly win the title. I mean, they most likely would have won last season without the lockdown splitting the season end off; the Champions League Real Madrid came out because they were likely treating the home stretch like a knockout competition mentally. Atleti were unlucky that their 'rebuild' came in a year when both Barça and Real weren't very good although for how much they spend and the wages Simeone is on, I would've expected more title challenges from them since 2014. These legacy issues at Barça won't go away overnight but when you don't have many challengers you're always in with a shot of winning when you still have good quality, even without much coherence.
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Thread FootyEra 20/21 Season |OT| Maybe we'll finish this one on time...
A couple of months ago Chelsea were losing 3-2 to West Ham Tonight, they came back from 3 goals down to draw with West Brom That's the sort of progress that can only be achieved by spending hundreds of millions and having a progressive, youth-focused manager like Frank Lampard
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Thread Cineworld Chain (UK) closing all 128 cinemas. 543 US Regal locations closed until further notice as well
I got priced out of the cinema-going experience a long time ago but this absolutely sucks to hear that this is dropped without warning on thousands of employees. Disgusting.
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Thread FootyEra 20/21 Season |OT| Maybe we'll finish this one on time...
Nawww, Mourinho is like Ramos, a complete cunt professionally but every one loves him off-field. Also, he purposefully cultivates the villainous persona because it deflects attention away from his players. If there weren't perks to being a despised manager/player none of the successful ones would be. was my red pill on him.
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Thread Al Bundy was supposed to be a loser because he worked minimum wage, yet he was able to afford a house and 2 children
If I recall correctly, Mark specifically mentions not having mortgage payments which says to me he could afford it or had help from his family, this is never clarified. Regardless of that, my point was never that Peep Show was unrealistic, just that it works as a time capsule for early 2000s Blair Britain, and Mark's financial security - more or less the set-up for the entire show, as Jeremy's benefactor - wouldn't happen in 2020. People working in the lower rungs in a credit agency don't own property in London without a mortgage, a character with this sort of material wealth would lose all relatability to the sort of cult fandom Peep Show cultivated in it's early season.
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Thread Al Bundy was supposed to be a loser because he worked minimum wage, yet he was able to afford a house and 2 children
Even a more recent show like Peep Show has aged relatively poorly or rather, is a time capsule for pre-2008 Western opulence, because of Mark Corrigan's material wealth. Despite being from an upper middle class family, they are nouveau broke because Mark was 'privately educated until dad's British Aerospace shares went kaput' and he has clearly had to live more frugally into adulthood but despite that, by his late twenties, from a loan manager position at a middling credit company. This is all but unthinkable for the British millennial in 2020 who is most likely trapped in some form of rent slavery. (Even Jeremy is clearly from an at least middle class background and was brought into the lower classes by trauma caused by his father abandoning him) The changing financial situation of Britain is actually covered in the show in the series post-2008, with the long-standing employer of Mark, JLB credit going under, and Mark's continuing frugality, where we even see him abandon owning a mobile phone due to it's costs. Also, one of my favourite scenes in the final series is when a younger character calls out Jeremy for his 'Gen-X slacker bullshit' - he lives his lifestyle out of laziness and attachment to the aesthetic of the struggling artist despite being constantly bailed out financially by Mark and his mother and having no perceptible musical talent.
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Thread Al Bundy was supposed to be a loser because he worked minimum wage, yet he was able to afford a house and 2 children
This is a good question and worth looking into; housing prices in London have absolutely skyrocketed over the past five+ years or so. When the show first came out, they would have been much lower. A 2 bed in Croydon now is like £300,000+ (or £1,000 - 1,500 to rent) and surely far outside a loan manager's grasp to buy (Mark never mentions mortgage payments IIRC). Mark brags about earning 'above the average annual salary' in Series 4 and in Series 6, Sophie's father tries to entice Mark into moving into Nanna's cottage with a £40k salary. We see Mark has the flat from before the show starts and is probably on around £25k-30k at that time in 2003, if I had to guess. [This may need more research]
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Thread Al Bundy was supposed to be a loser because he worked minimum wage, yet he was able to afford a house and 2 children
This sideplot in this episode was like a dream scenario for me as a kid. You, by some technicality, are endowed with a giant piece of real estate that you and a friend can fuck around in. It's also an example of the layered joke-telling that made classic Simpsons so good. It doesn't matter that the factory is rundown and Bart acquired it for nothing and Frank Grimes doesn't knowit, it just adds to Grimes' disillusionment with the situation he's in There's also the meta joke about Homer going to space that flirts with the idea that they've passed the point where they ran out of grounded stories to tell in the show
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Thread FootyEra 20/21 Season |OT| Maybe we'll finish this one on time...
Michail Antonio isn't made out of tissue paper though. if anything it only makes Son or Kane a more attractive pick because Bale improves the team, frees up space for them, but you don't have to take on the risk of holding an injury prone player.
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Thread Why has AEW succeeded where other wrestling companies failed?
I feel like AEW answered the question 'What would happen if WWE didn't treat it's fans with utter contempt and just did sensible, fan-friendly booking and allowed organic talent to push themselves and not get in the way?' AEW isn't for me, personally, but I'm glad North America finally has a promotion that is doing well and makes it's fans happy that doesn't feel like it's going to be 'one step forward, two steps back' like TNA did at it's peak popularity.
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Thread FootyEra 20/21 Season |OT| Maybe we'll finish this one on time...
We barely stayed up and went backwards in the transfer market. We've got a horrible run to start the season to boot. Our season starts at Fulham as far as I'm concerned; anything picked up between now and then is a bonus. A saving grace for us is no fans in the ground. Our fans are ready to right now. We would no doubt only be contributing to the toxic atmosphere if we were in the stadium. Moyes needs to get the players focused on playing well and fitness and hope the board sort themselves out and pick up at least a couple of first team ready players before the transfer window opens. Our fans polled bottom of the pessimism charts in the league this week and it's just reflective of the awful state of the club paired with our shit run of opening fixtures.
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Thread FootyEra 20/21 Season |OT| Maybe we'll finish this one on time...
I don't think the club or the fans can be mad at him for the way the fixtures came out. I don't think many people will fancy us to pick up much in the next 6 games. if we're on 0 points at gameweek 7, yeah, the pressure is gonna be on but that's just how football is nowadays. Unless a really good manager makes themselves available, (and who would want to come to this circus?) we have to get behind the manager and players. Fans were never hyped about Moyes but, right now, the fans are angry solely at the board.
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Thread Conor McGregor detained for alleged attempted sexual assault, indecent exposure in Corsica
Despite his current trashfire arc, I expect Conor to be in better physical and financial shape in the years to come. Tyson was estimated to be worth $400m at his peak only to file for bankruptcy in 2003 after being a reported 23m in debt. The thing is, Conor will be able to get a cheque from UFC or another boxing venture for many years to come. People still stan him and people will pay to see his mouth get shut.Inshallah he gets his hands on Conor again.
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Thread Conor McGregor detained for alleged attempted sexual assault, indecent exposure in Corsica
As someone that's followed Conor since the Cage Warriors days, I always run it over in my mind exactly when this guy lost his fucking mind. He's been completely gone at least 4 years. It's weird to think that cage jump at Bellator was in 2017 and so much dumb shit and heinous shit (or accusations at least) have happened since then. Just complete trash.
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Thread Britain seeks former Australian leader (PM) as post-Brexit trade envoy, despite record of misogyny and homophobia
We aren't shocked that this government, and specifically Matt Hancock, don't care about bringing more bigots on board
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Thread New COD under fire on Twitter for allowing they/them pronouns as performative .
I mean, Elliott Abrams - as just one example, who was during the Iran-Contra scandal, is in the Trump Administration in roles as Special Representative for Venezuela and Iran The Reagan era had massive effects still felt today and never forget he ran , straight-up Fascist rhetoric, which goes without saying.
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Thread JK Rowling's Transphobia now extends to Trans People are Mentally Ill Who Need Therapy not Hormones
We always knew she was a vaguely-concealed transphobe I did not see her going quite so mask-off in this way Twitter needs to take action when it comes to such a big name propagating dangerous misinformation on their platform
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Thread Levar Burton calls out Rooster Teeth for "toxic company culture" against his daughter Mica
I'm a big fan of Geoff, personally. He's always come across very progressive, open-minded and bohemian. Seeing him accept, and cry openly about, the fact that he had become socially out of touch takes a lot, regardless of what RT as a company are doing. I'll always respect people like Geoff.
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Thread Levar Burton calls out Rooster Teeth for "toxic company culture" against his daughter Mica
Joel was liking/RTing terrible stuff for years and, because he's a Day 1 member of the crew and voices a popular character in their flagship show, Rooster Teeth kinda just ignored it. They love to portray themselves as progressives but it's mostly all about public platitudes. I'm glad that some of their staff are at least publicly recognising their failings.
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Thread What do you think about the explosion of healing crystals? Should society be worried about the rise of pseudoscientific alternative medicine?
it's always been around in various forms, some more harmful than others. Before the rise of Anti-Vaxxers, there was homeopathy, etc. etc.
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Thread Most boring-ass "quality" show you've ever suffered through?
Absolutely. Mad Men is like the only universally-loved show that left no impression on me. I watched it during a time in my life where I'd stick with every show until the bitter end but if I was watching it now, I'd almost definitely drop it. I respect the show, I know why people love it, I just suffered for most of my watch through.
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Thread What does "bi-monthly" mean to you?
This seems to just be a distinction between North American English-speakers and the rest of the English-speaking world, if you look at the wiki definition for biweekly it says this. Seeing as America can't get dates right, I'm gonna say the rest of us got this one right.
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Thread Have you accepted that some of your favorite stories will never, ever be completed? (And will probably have fan-fiction endings)
I still have some hope that ASOIAF and Berserk will be completed Vagabond, on the other hand...
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Thread (UK) Labour antisemitism investigation will not be sent to equality commission
I feel you, I've given untold hours and energy to this party on a local level over the last decade and I want to cry. Chatting in IM groups, to work in the opposition campaign is the definition of White people failing upwards - They are so much bigger leeches on society than any benefit fraudster that's ever lived, they are soulless ghouls that just want to sit in these positions and achieve fuck all for years and years. These people are as scary, if not more so, than dyed-in-the-wool Tories; they believe in no other authority than money and control - it is entirely an ideology of the self at all expense to the collective. Anyone that spoke negatively of Corbyn's leadership needs to go and look at themselves in the mirror, he was the only thing keeping this disgraceful shithole party together.
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Thread New WFH Crew - Isn't it Great Not Being Too Exhausted to do Anything at the End of the Day Now?
I never thought I'd feel nostalgic for the month of January Seriously, I'd trade this to go back to normal in a heartbeat.. but I say that as someone that still has to work everyday.
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Thread UK coronavirus discussion. “Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.”
Absolutely gutted that the weather is picking up and I'm stuck in doors in a pit. Absolutely gutted that I've seen my girlfriend once in the last 2 weeks because she's a care worker. Absolutely gutted that this government has shredded the police force so there's no way of forcing the selfish cunts killing other people out there to stay inside. Bad weekend.
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Thread UK coronavirus discussion. “Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.”
706 confirmed cases, 96 deaths in the county here and the two nearest hospitals to me have had 20+ deaths each now. I've been fearing for the last couple of weeks that the virus had spread this far out from London - People who commute to London bringing it back and infecting elderly relatives. This place could be decimated of dozens of elderly people if it's in our old peoples' homes.
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Thread Twin Peaks Phillip Jefferies Scene one of the most eerie scenes ever?
I don't think many come to these conclusions on their first watch or a few subsequent watches. When I first saw Twin Peaks in my teens, I didn't get it at all and I struggled through the second season.
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Thread UK coronavirus discussion. “Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.”
There are new depths for the pit of hatred in my soul for this party. This government has fumbled literally everything, even the softballs, in this crisis. Absolutely unbelievable.
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Thread UK coronavirus discussion. “Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.”
I hate that every time the NHS comes under strain it's portrayed as an underdog protagonist like that's it's natural state and nothing can be done. Yeah, any person that dedicates their lives to helping the sick is a hero and, I've spoken about this before, I'd never judge anyone for lending support in any form here because unanimously we ain't voting Tory but I hate to see the continuation of a narrative that the NHS's struggles are pre-destined and unavoidable when it's been engineered by a government that thinks we're subhuman.
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Thread MMA-ERA |OT| Immigrant Mentality
DC still running with that Jon's disappointed Dad energy As much it's good for people not to take glee from Jon's fuck-ups, people absolutely should be angry and calling him out for endangering other people's lives . I get the feeling that if Jon doesn't get serious punishments like jail time and Dana not just ignoring everything again, one day we'll be watching documentaries about how one of MMA's greatest natural talents killed himself or someone else.
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Thread UK coronavirus discussion (up: 27 March. Boris Johnson tests positive for Covid-19. Mild symptoms)
Agreed to do pharmacy runs for a few OAPs who live alone and have none / no nearby relatives, and I’ve noticed the age demographic flaunting the rules isn’t kids, it’s old people. All week I’ve seen the elderly in 2s and 3s walking around like nothing’s happening and chatting at normal distances. It’s absolutely mental.
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Thread Shaming people into voting for an "alleged" rapist is disgusting and shows your privilege (and it doesn't bring people to the polls)
I don't think it will matter because in a race between two rapists the incumbent will almost definitely win. The DNC is going to hand Trump his second term and it won't be the fault of people who don't want to vote for a rapist OR those who will hold their nose in an attempt to oust Trump.
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Thread UK coronavirus discussion (up: 25 March briefing. Tests prioritised for NHS workers, 'not available on the internet next week')
Yeah, a lot of this 'support' comes accross as pretty insipid considering how many people have voted Tory over the last decade. I mean, I wouldn't judge anyone here for supporting the NHS in any way they like because we pretty much unanimously vote Labour here but my god, most of these people signalling their support are just doing it for the 'Gram.
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Thread I still can't believe the UK plan is to speedrun it. [UK Coronavirus strategy, see threadmark]
Needs to be sooner. Some people are taking heed but every pub here was packed last weekend and it won't be much different this coming weekend.
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Thread Premier League Postponed until April 4th (At the Earliest)
The global crisis we're facing isn't funny. Your own investment in the outcome of the league is not a reason to argue it shouldn't be suspended nor is it a reason to make a joke out of the league potentially not getting a resolution. Lives and jobs are at risk, joking about it goes beyond banter. Consider this the first and only warning.
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Thread U.S. Soccer says the women's team should be paid less because they just aren't as good as the men's team
Football talent be grown from . Increasing wages at the highest level is nice but the systems for bringing young girls through to the professional level and wages for players at levels needs to massively improve to be sustainable long term and to bring the game closer to parity with the Men's game.
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Thread U.S. Soccer says the women's team should be paid less because they just aren't as good as the men's team
Under-24s making a guaranteed $60k to play in a league that still struggles in quality is a . The point is, the pathway for young boys to becoming professionals has been paved for decades while the women's game still struggles globally.
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Thread U.S. Soccer says the women's team should be paid less because they just aren't as good as the men's team
because club wages in the men's game are obscene, many mens national team players do not take money for international duty.
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Thread U.S. Soccer says the women's team should be paid less because they just aren't as good as the men's team
The model of relying on international appearance fees to survive is extremely flawed. No guaranteed selection, no guaranteed wage, no guaranteed protection and medical help for injuries. Women's club football needs to be better funded to make sure women at all levels can make more than enough to get by. The problems lie in clubs with so much more money than national Football Associations not providing anything above poor facilities, bad wages and terrible medical support structures for their employees that train for them every day and play for them every week. Hot take: USMNT shouldn't make a dime from their national apps.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Always going to be doubt moving from a lesser league but I think his quality was always there to see and people wondered if he was going to be dragged down by the United curse. People have spoken about Bruno's leadership qualities for a while and he strikes me as one of those players immune to his teammates' shiteness.
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Thread Democratic Presidential Primaries & Caucuses |March OT| Super Tuesday Turbo XD Championship Edition & Knuckles (Discussion Guidelines in OP)
At least we haven't got any potentially world-ending events to worry about in the meantime. We can jus' chill, s'aaaall good.
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Thread Democratic Presidential Primaries & Caucuses |March OT| Super Tuesday Turbo XD Championship Edition & Knuckles (Discussion Guidelines in OP)
You're completely omitting Hunter and Ukraine which is the main point Trump will drive on.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
This was the most encouraging thing on Saturday. We've got 4 pacey attackers who aren't afraid of getting stuck in; it's vital for Moyes' high pressing game. I have no idea why Pellegrini and then Moyes were so reluctant to start Fornals, he oozes class and works his nads off. The only way we stay up is if we keep these boys fit and firing. This lad has so much in him and we need to see more of it
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Thread Boxing | OT | - Making the count
Finally feels like Heavyweight is where it should've been after Fury beat Klitschko, he's beaten Wilder convincingly and is a clear favourite against Joshua. It took a few years and a big coke binge to get there but it happened. I know it's pointless to dream because Wilder will almost definitely invoke the rematch clause and AJ will be fighting Pulev but my wishlist for 2020/21:
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Thread Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury Rematch. Who you got?
What an amazing story. Never thought we'd see him in a ring again after the post-Klitschko coke binge and now he's serenading a Vegas crowd after defeating the scariest KO merchant Heavyweight boxing has seen in decades. One of boxing's greatest comeback stories.
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Thread Have you ever been a moderator of a community?
in the mid-2000s, I was very active on a Star Wars forum while in my early teens. At some point, I decided I was going to pretend to be 30 years old when speaking to other users on MSN and struck up a friendship with the forum owner who eventually made me a mod. I wasn't rumbled until about 2010 when someone discovered my FB but by that point I was completely inactive on the forum.
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Thread Anyone doing the Carnivore diet?
Awful lot of people dismissing this without actually citing any science behind their reasoning. Personally, OP, I don't like the idea of only eating meat. Not just because it could get boring very quickly but because meat doesn't contain all the vitamins and minerals that while aren't a priority but are beneficial that you will find in vegetables, particularly the fats found in an Avocado or the vitamins K and C and antioxidants in Broccoli.This is a weird reason not to do something. I assume Jordan Peterson also uses toothpaste as well, I guess we should stop doing that.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Mayweather is something of a unicorn in that aspect. He built a career on people wanting to pay to watch his fights so they can see him lose, only he never did. He's believed to have made somewhere between $200m and $300m off of the McGregor fight alone.
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Thread AV Club: Turns out Colin Trevorrow's version of Star Wars: Episode IX was good, actually
No matter who they got there should have been a guiding hand working with all the directors, there should've been communication and collaboration between them.
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Thread AV Club: Turns out Colin Trevorrow's version of Star Wars: Episode IX was good, actually
It's almost like removing a key component from your trilogy without a plan is a bad idea. I remember getting shit on GAF for saying removing him was a terrible call. Literally 2 pages of people quoting me telling me I was an idiot.
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Thread Let's debate, how much stricter should anti-alcohol laws be in the United States?
This is exactly it. Obviously, you will always have people drinking to excess and becoming alcoholics. We need better support systems for people abusing intoxicants. I cannot imagine going through my early drinking capers at 21+. By my early 20s, the novelty of getting blitzed every weekend had already worn off and it was much the same among people my age. I'm glad I could get all that out of my system before I was like.. employed, you know.
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Thread US forces in Iraq under attack from Iranian cruise missiles. [IMPORTANT STAFF POST]
Yes. All this conscription fearmongering/memeing I've seen this week has angered me to no end. There. will. never. be. boots. on. the. ground. Tehran, Iran has a larger population than NYC. Both weigh in at just below people. Imagine trying to take any action against a city of that size without committing multiple war crimes by accident. There are 5 other cities in Iran with populations over 1 million. There are 60 more cities with population between 100 thousand and 1 million. For reference, Albany, NY doesn’t quite have 100 thousand residents. There are 139 OTHER cities in Iran in Albany’s bracket.
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Thread US forces in Iraq under attack from Iranian cruise missiles. [IMPORTANT STAFF POST]
Like I said, Iran is practically uninvadable. Peppering population sites with ballistics is going to make everything Trump has done in his time so far that has hurt the US' global image look like childsplay. Allies are not going to flock to America's side here.
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Thread US forces in Iraq under attack from Iranian cruise missiles. [IMPORTANT STAFF POST]
Exactly. Invading Iran is invading an economy the size of Texas with nearly 3 times the population and more than twice as much area to cover with 10 times the logistical issues. This ignores that this would almost certainly lead to a cascading series of events that would incite massive conflict in the region. Nearly every probable scenario would result in the deaths of millions as a result of the conflict and its secondary impacts. You cannot sell this to America's allies when the resulting conflicts would send hundreds of thousands of refugees to Europe.
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Thread US forces in Iraq under attack from Iranian cruise missiles. [IMPORTANT STAFF POST]
People think a boots on the ground situation in Iran is possible? No.. just no. Go pull out an atlas and take in what Iran is for 10 minutes. It would make the Vietnam War seem quaint, short and clean.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Not getting carried away by any means but it's amazing how just having a team that works their knackers off for 90 minutes can lift a fanbase; Moyes' teams will always have that regardless of how shite the football is. Also, 2 apps and Fabianski has a pen save and a cleansheet already.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Well, I already felt that this time Moyes would get more leverage and I suspect that he may wrest a little more control away from Sullivan, and he couldn't have started his second stint with us any better. I don't have any particular issue with appointing Moyes as he has a vision and some semblance of an idea about how to build a stumbling club. Not to get too carried away but, frankly, who do people think would be better who would've come? The appointment of Moyes or Chris Hughton or Danny Cowley is all a bit moot. Nobody is going to be able to thrive under these circumstances. People have viewed it as a regressive, uninspired choice without putting the pieces together that this is a regressive, uninspiring club. The team is listless and without direction because the club is too. There is no culture of success or excellence anywhere at West Ham and that is reflected in everything that happens at the club. Moyes is fine because it doesn't matter who they appoint. It's all about drifting and listless nothingness. It's about hanging on until something better comes along in Summer 2021. We've got a rough run of fixtures over the next couple of months and those 3 points were desperately needed. Hopefully, Moyes gets them working their bollocks off on the training ground over the next 9 days until the game at Sheff United. Back the manager, back the team. Happy New Year, everyone.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Losing to Leicester's B team... We should have sacked Pellegrini after Newcastle. What is the point in pretending he’s going to get a few results, come back and fix this mess? It’s all over for him. We all know it.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Looks like Xhaka is 100% gone then. Seeing people giving Arsenal fans shit for this but gotta give Xhaka some blame here. He didn't attempt to heal the rift; there's more nuance to the situation than those fans abusing his family on social media representing ALL Arsenal fans. I think he convinced himself every Arsenal fan hates him but most match-going fans aren't the sort to get on Instagram at full time and give him and his family shit on there. I don't think singling out an individual and booing them is right, especially when the whole team is shite, but Xhaka has consistently performed below expectations since he signed for the club. Emmanuel Eboue got booed, had a little cry and then became a bit of a cult hero to Arsenal fans despite being clearly lacking in ability because he put so much effort in.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Been waiting to say it but.. Son's persona of being a nice guy is about a real as United's title chances. The Gomes injury tears were put on. He's a cunt, which is why he fits in with players like Alli and Kane. Don't @ me.
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Thread JK Rowling supports TERF who was fired for being transphobic
To anyone wanting to give Hamill the BOTD here, this is how some felt about Rowling until her TERF support became more explicit while others have known she was dodgy for literal years. Mark isn't an idiot, he can click on why JK Rowling is trending and see it's not for good reason. Right now, JK Rowling is the 4th Worldwide trend on twitter.
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Thread JK Rowling supports TERF who was fired for being transphobic
You know when you've hated something for years, decades even, and have never quite been able to express why and then someone comes along and drops a mini-thesis that hits every fucking nail on the head possible...?
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Thread MMA-ERA |OT| Immigrant Mentality
I think this was great for Usman doubters to see him out-strike/out-wrestle the Champ and then come into this fight and get a fifth round finish after a frantic striking match where he maintained an excellent pace and finished his opponent under pressure. Top class.
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Thread MMA-ERA |OT| Immigrant Mentality
When the president of the company is the same man who arranged the meeting between Colby and the fascist whose views he espouses he will never be appropriately punished for his comments. The only thing Colby hates is not being noticed. Sandbag him; don't retweet stories about him, don't upvote reddit thread about him, don't watch YT videos concerning him.
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Thread UK General Election 12th December 2019 |OT1| Hindsight is 20/19 (Tory majority confirmed)
We don't forget The Coalition. We don't forget tuition fees. We don't forget austerity. We don't forget shooting first in unco-operating with Labour. We don't forget misleading election material in swing seats. We don't forget si Gotta feel like a prat if you voted LD in one of those seats seeing the bloodbath nationally and Swinson going.
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Thread UK General Election 12th December 2019 |OT1| Hindsight is 20/19 (Tory majority confirmed)
My Tory prick MP increased his share here Con vs voting to other parties Really inspires us to get out and vote when all non-Tory voters know even if we pooled our votes together we still wouldn't win here
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Thread UK General Election 2019 | Polls Open Today 7am - 10pm | GET OUT AND VOTE
Just dragged my Dad to the polling station.. He's a lifelong Labour voter but he's extremely disillusioned with politics and we're in a safe Tory seat, a lot of Labour voters around here feel like that about GEs and prefer to come out for local elections. it'll have no effect on the final outcome here or nationally but if everyone did what I did, it would make a big difference.
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Thread UK General Election 12th December 2019 |OT1| Hindsight is 20/19 (exits point to Tory majority
So Swinson may well be heading towards getting Clegg'd That's what? 3 of the last 3 leaders who have . (5 for 5 on their leaders resigning in this century on very sour terms.) and that's disregarding helping to inflict austerity on us, disregarding tuition fees, I don't ever want to hear about this fucking party ever again. In a just world, the Liberal Democrats have 0 seats.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Fabianksi would’ve just papered over the cracks with his usual amazing performances. Pellegrini has all his own staff, we’ve never given a manager this much freedom and he’s still screwing it up. Southampton have looked improved since the 9-0. I expect us to lose and the manager to be gone.
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Manager could’ve had a bit more financial support (1 or 2 more signings) but the way we look directionless is 100% on him. All ITKs say players want more information. Haller looks like Arnautović before Moyes came in; cannot be fucked and always got his head down. Rumours are the Southampton game will be his last without 3 points.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Bilić-level shambles right now, we were the best team for ages and capitulated. Pellegrini shouldn’t get these easier games coming up, to be honest, he hasn’t earned them. I was in the ‘Don’t know what we do with him’ camp and now I’ve slid into the ‘This is the end’ one.
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Thread Andy Ruiz vs. Anthony Joshua 2 |OT| We come for the rematch, we stay for the tacos. (Starts early at 3:45PM ET)
Re-opens the avenue to fight the elite of the Elite , a terrific bargaining position. I can see Eddie Hearn's hard-on from here.
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Thread Andy Ruiz vs. Anthony Joshua 2 |OT| We come for the rematch, we stay for the tacos. (Starts early at 3:45PM ET)
Yup. Exactly how the first fight should've gone. Crossing over the Atlantic was a block for the lad, clearly. He's still gonna get outclassed by Fury/Wilder. Well done, Andy Ruiz. Fantastic story and a great guy.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
I feel like Bayern are the only mid to long-term underperforming European elite where I don't hear people criticising the players much Feels like things have been on a slow decline in terms of character since Schweini left and Lahm retired
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Everton might not thank me but.. get the contract out. put it on the table. let him sign it, let him write whatever numbers he wants to put on there.. given what he's done since he's come in and let him sign the contract and go Big Dunc’s at the wheel, man, he's doing his thing. Everton are back!
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
if they can spend 50m on players like Sigurdsson, they can afford to drive a truck of solid gold bars up to Poch's house to sort them out. My question is, why the fuck wouldn't anyone with manager problems right now do this for Poch?
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Thread DOTA2 |OT| Snapfire bakes cookies
I don't really like RNG elements in MOBAs, crits and the river runes is about as far as I like it to go so a bunch of random drops being in the jungle is gonna be hard to adjust to, especially as the concept of jungling has been dead in Dota for a while Feels like the next TI Grand Final will be decided on one of those really strong Neutral items
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Thread DOTA2 |OT| Snapfire bakes cookies
As a Support, Cookie Grandma is kinda meh.. like, I think she’s quite strong but her abilities don’t have the best synergy (the cookie ability is very situational) and she feels half-baked.. ha I kinda dreamed she’d have 5 abilities and her D would be like Torbjörn’s armour drops in Overwatch, except it’d be a droppable cookie to buff teammates.. I dunno
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Thread DOTA2 |OT| Snapfire bakes cookies
As someone that only really has the time/energy for Turbo, I think the Level 30 change is a buff to all heroes with +% XP talents, especially early ones, I mean I don't know how hard it is to get to 30 yet but stuff like the +30%XP gain on Dazzle at Lvl 10 is what I'm beelining for.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Hot take: even if Poch took the United job he'd be a failure because of how terrible the setup is. The whole club needs fixing from top to bottom. Ed Woodward probably won't be replaced until successive finishes out of the Champions League tanks the value of the club so much that the Glazers have no choice.
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Thread Rachel Riley facing calls to be sacked over edited Jeremy Corbyn image (UK)
Pinning it all on the leader doesn't make any sense especially when there has been a clear effort to actually do something about it. A UK party cancel it's investigations into antisemitism and Islamophobia.. and it wasn't Labour. Perhaps we should be looking at the wider issues of anti-semitism among the political class and wider society, rather than using it as a tactic to score points during General Election campaigning
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Thread Rachel Riley facing calls to be sacked over edited Jeremy Corbyn image (UK)
They're so scared of Corbyn She's done if she loses the Countdown gig.. look at what happened to Vorderman's career.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
and when no one bites, Jose fails to deliver a Top 4 finish, becomes unhinged and half the squad leaves.. what then?
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
I meant who they were playing next but Big Sam to Spurs would complete my life.
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Jumped before he was pushed, I think. Let down by the players and the board.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
It’s amazing how despite being letdown by his national team most of his career, Messi still flies back to Argentina with 100% of his A game for them
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Thread Alan Moore's Opinions on Comic Books/Comic Book Movies is....certaintly intresting
People not wanting to relinquish their grip on reassuring childhood activities is not exclusive to comic books. I don't blame people for being that way either.
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Thread MMA-ERA |OT| Immigrant Mentality
Ben is almost unrecognisable from the fighter I saw in ONE and Bellator.. Yeah, the competition was mostly a bunch of cans pre-UFC but he at least had intense cardio and his striking wasn't total shit.
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Thread MMA-ERA |OT| Immigrant Mentality
A few people from his gym have been calling him out (Jędrzejczyk most recently) and he came out yesterday saying he's gonna ask Trump to deport Ali Abdelaziz and that Ali raped someone.
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Thread MMA-ERA |OT| Immigrant Mentality
100%, Gastelum was close, even Whittaker in 2 rounds had close moments. I mean, Adesanya v Vettori wasn't that long ago either. Middleweight is blown wide open here. A competitive Top 5 plus Till joining the division next month, exciting future ahead for the division.
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Thread MMA-ERA |OT| Immigrant Mentality
Just disappointed because it feels like we barely get to see Yair fight and this had potential to be a banger. From what I saw, it didn’t seem like enough of a poke to end a fight but it was a stupid move from Yair. Lose-Lose situation. Run it back ASAP.
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Thread MMA-ERA |OT| Immigrant Mentality
Maybe every Russian and Muslim is buying the PPV and we don't know. It definitely won't do good numbers on NA and EU buys alone even if the Conor win did significantly raise Khabib's profile globally.
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Thread MMA-ERA |OT| Immigrant Mentality
2019 Poirier is a different animal, it's in no way an exaggeration to call this Khabib's toughest fight to date, and the toughest he could've taken that isn't Tony. Pulling for Dustin, been a fan for years and watching him amass such an impressive winstreak of big names has been a great ride for one of MMA's good guys; but I just feel like this will be like the McGregor [and every other Khabib] fight where it's an open contest until Khabib lands that first takedown. I dunno, I think Dustin has a skillset wide and deep enough to take Khabib to a decision but I still don't see any other outcome than the Champ retaining
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Thread MMA-ERA |OT| Immigrant Mentality
All of the above. That clip of him getting KO'd on the concrete is... disturbing. He was actively asking the dude to smack him, compounding the head trauma he's already received in his life. He needs intervention from family, friends, the UFC, Dana.. or this this is going to end with him killing someone or himself.
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Thread MMA-ERA |OT| Immigrant Mentality
Firas Zahabi went off on Conor in a recent livestream and pretty much summed up better than I’ve heard I’m paraphrasing but he essentially said ‘He probably thought nobody was filming. We know that when nobody's looking, McGregor will do the most disgusting acts.. " The man behind the character is very, very dark.
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Thread MMA-ERA |OT| Immigrant Mentality
I don't think Colby is the chump I thought he was when he got an [interim] title shot for beating Maia but I still think he's had a favourable run of match-ups his last 3 fights. It's easy to think of a 7 win streak at Welterweight as being silly to dismiss but he really didn't have a good name on his record until RDA, and now Lawler (who we've seen is pretty washed). I'm fairly confident Usman outgrapples and outstrikes him but I'd love to see War Masvidal take his head off.
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Thread MMA-ERA |OT| Immigrant Mentality
'Askren didn't make a conscious decsion to shoot'? Dude, it was 1 second in, that was a choice. and there are far more people who have hit the deck and not gotten back up from devastating knee injuries than have continued, the exceptions you name don't ruin the rule.
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Thread MMA-ERA |OT| Immigrant Mentality
I know it’s bareknuckle but Paulie saying he barely got touched while a giant gash on his brow is bleeding is fucking hilarious. I never liked Paulie in his boxing prime but I think he easily won tonight from a boxing perspective. …Conor completely destroys him in a boxing match though.
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Thread MMA-ERA |OT| Immigrant Mentality
Sterling was piecing him up in the second half of that last round. No question 3-0. Makes the Garbrandt loss all the more sad as I have no doubt he could've done much the same over 3 rounds.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Kinda weird how all the preseason chat was about how this would be a transition season, clearing deadwood, investing in fresh young faces but also Barça and Real are clearly wobbly. Atleti are still very strong defensively (joint best defence with Bilbao [8 conceded in 13]) but their finishing has been just woeful in a lot of games.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Changes we made today were good but god knows why he took Anderson and Snodgrass off; on another day Snoddy would've had a hattrick. Roberto has been okay up until today but it's clear for all to see, we are shocking at the back without Fabianksi.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Crazy that, if Schalke beat Hoffenheim tomorrow, they'll be top and Bayern & Dortmund won't be in the top 3 wonder how long it's gonna take for the Bundesliga to return to the mean, still fun while it's lasting
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
as long as we're recognising that individual football associations have a big role to play, not just FIFA and UEFA.
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100% if countries like England, France, Germany, etc. start actually walking off pitches and quitting tournaments; and hurting UEFA/FIFA's bottom line, you'll see rapid change.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
I think we've gotta go at Palace from the first minute here, no messing about
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Bendtner probably would've fucked it all up anyway but I wonder if things might've been different if Wenger hadn't kept putting him on the fucking wing.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
People underestimate how much of an effect playing games in July/early August all over Europe when you're normally playing friendlies can have on a team's league form.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Nope, went out in the final qualifying stage to Olympiacos, and it still took them until the New Year to get their season on track.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Our fixtures over the next 6 gameweeks are against teams we be beating if we're going to be the 'best of the rest' , I'll have a much better idea of how our season will go as a whole by the next international break but for now I'm reasonably optimistic that our days with relegation battles are over
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Burnley didn't even make the group stage and it completely fucked up their season. Always makes me laugh when people say 'don't know why Wolves/Burnley/Everton/West Ham/Southampton don't try and win the Europa League'. If you don't get in at the group stage, like Arsenal and Man U have, it totally screws your preseason and most clubs outside the Top 6 don't have the squad depth to deal with Thursday nights in Azerbaijan.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
at least most of the assets they bought would fetch more than they bought them for; Kean, Richarlison, Digne, Sigurdsson. Selling Gueye for only £30m was barmy though. A good enough manager could get a very good tune out of their squad, no doubt.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
I'm sorry you were all subjected to that.. Time for Cresswell to get a shot at winning his place back, I guess...
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He's carrying Dortmund week-in, week-out. Rashford is missing penalties for a Europa League club.
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When Everton lose 'How much longer has Silva got left?' When Everton win 'Everton have to be favourites for the Top 6, surely' Also, 'Top 6' has been invented by the teams that keep finishing 5-6 to make themselves feel better about not being very good anymore. Finishing 6th isn't an achievment.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Eto'o was the best striker in La Liga a couple years after I started watching it religiously and as someone that probably saw every single one of his league goals for Barça, the man really, doesn't get enough credit. 104 goals in 130 league appearances is crazy numbers considering he played in teams where someone else was the main focal point (Ronaldinho, Messi, Henry). That era of La Liga had some really charismatic goalscorers; Ronaldo, Forlán, Eto'o, van Nistelrooy, Güiza, Milito...
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
interested to see what Pepe/Laca/Auba can do, Spurs' defence has looked shit so far
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The original thread where this happened was locked to end the discussion. I'd ask that no one should continue it here please, especially as it's off-topic.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Personally, I think VAR had gone on a pretty good run of not fucking anything up the first month in.. and then two major fuck ups in one day. You'll struggle to see a worse 'tackle' than Tielemans' all season and that Villa goal decision was so bad it makes you question the intelligence of everyone involved in the officiating of that game.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Haller off the mark on Saturday, Fornals tonight.. oh yeah, and Wilshere’s first goal.
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I've been non-stop listening to podcasts daily for over a decade at this point. This is like hearing someone say they've never listened to music My job lets me listen to podcasts all day and I listen to them when I work out too.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
No EFL clubs since Maidstone in 1992 have gone into liquidation and now we may have two in a week. If this doesn't prompt some drastic rule changes over ownership from the EFL, I don't know what will.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
I've been trying to get my Dad to stop listening to TalkSHITE for a long time and get a few Footy pods on his phone. Definite generational gap when it comes to new media like YouTube and podcasts. Not sure what the percentages are on Millennials that get their entertainment/news from podcasts is but I'd bet it's pretty damn high now.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
To be fair, they only got promoted they were spending way above their means.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Can't really go wrong with The Guardian's Football Weekly, Football Ramble and Totally Football Show. Across those 3 they have episodes covering England and all the top leagues on the continent. There's also like 3 FPL pods I listen to.. I don't have a problem...
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Both. In this country, specifically, Brexit has correlated with a rise in hate crimes/racial abuse. Fortunately, recently media outlets have shone more of a light on the abuse that has always existed.
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Thread FootyEra 19/20 Season |OT| This is the place where we hate/love VAR
Hasenhüttl is a class manager but they didn't sign anyone, their squad is so Championship.
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That feeling of being hit is a symptom of a tear, hopefully it's nothing serious
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It's actually unfinished as I've been super busy lately but Football waits for no man.
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Thread Daigo Umehara: "I got punched in the face repeatedly in the arcade"
Someone pulled a knife on me in an arcade in Mallorca in the early 00s.. I've never run so fast
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Thread UK General Election 12th December 2019 |OT1| Hindsight is 20/19
Yes, and as someobe who has given up a lot of time to be a part of said grassroots campaigning, there's nothing more irritating than people who say Labour are unelectable. I live in an area where Tory voters outnumber us 2:1 in General Elections but through door-to-door campaigning we see constant success in local elections. Labour can win in many seats with a good candidate that goes door-to-door.
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Thread KSI vs Logan Paul. YouTube Boxing.
1m people watching this on Twitch and not paying a penny towards this circus is hilarious and Twitch not taking the streams down because it's taking money away from YT is even more hilarious
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Thread UFC 244: Masvidal versus Diaz |OT| First ever BAD MOTHERFUCKER title fight.
Can see Nate going all the way but Jorge getting a 5-0 point win
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Thread UFC 244: Masvidal versus Diaz |OT| First ever BAD MOTHERFUCKER title fight.
To be fair, a light breeze opens up Nate’s brows
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Thread UFC 244: Masvidal versus Diaz |OT| First ever BAD MOTHERFUCKER title fight.
Just bleed …but not too much, we don’t want this stopped
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Thread UFC 244: Masvidal versus Diaz |OT| First ever BAD MOTHERFUCKER title fight.
Did that one judge mix up Till and Gastelum? Deserved victory for the Gorilla
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Thread Anti-Brexit Tactical Voting Resources
it told me my seat can be won with a tactical vote... Nah, we have a lot of Labour voters here (every other party is dead) but there are twice as many people prepared to vote Tory. Like, it's not hard to find Labour voters here but we're still outnumbered 2:1 in General Election turnout. Of I'll vote Labour in December, of I will all my life but this seat will never fucking flip, sadly.
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Thread Bernie Sanders pledges to end practice of prosecuting whistleblowers under the Espionage Act. Edward Snowden: "Whoa."
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Thread Bernie Sanders pledges to end practice of prosecuting whistleblowers under the Espionage Act. Edward Snowden: "Whoa."
This should be the standard platform of all progressive candidates. Currently, the US will do it's best to hold the likes of Chelsea Manning in prison in perpetuity and it's abhorrent, and is done to discourage further whistleblowers, not punish individuals for their 'crimes'. Good shit, Bernie.
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Thread Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff Named WWE Executive Directors, Will Run WWE TV (UP: Bischoff fired, replaced by Bruce Prichard)
it's hilarious that there was ever any optimism about these appointments, Vince worked the marks good here
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Thread Paedophile Richard Huckle 'murdered' in prison
I think if we're not going to adopt a prison system that actually tries to rehabilitate prisoners regardless of their crime then we shouldn't try to maintain the pretence that it's anything other than a place where we put people in danger as a punishment for their atrocities, and as a society we're mostly okay with that. I'll never believe in corporal punishment/death sentences but I'll never be sad when someone who is proven beyond a doubt to have committed atrocities like these is murdered in the prison system. At the end of the day, we could never truly 'punish' one person for the crimes this individual inflicted on hundreds of innocents, not even the most creative forms of torture one could dream up could match the evil dealt out to dozens. There really are no winners or good outcomes when it comes to crimes like these, other than trying to get the best care to the victims possible.
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Thread Better sequel combo: Alien + Aliens or Blade Runner + Blade Runner 2049
Alien(s) wins Do Alien + Aliens versus The Terminator + Terminator 2: Judgment Day
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Thread Did fans in the UK ( and other places) really not clap at any point during Infinity War?
Yeah, I guess it’s fine once the credits start rolling but if you start slapping your hands together a movie next to most people they’re not going to be happy about it.
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Thread Did fans in the UK ( and other places) really not clap at any point during Infinity War?
Imagine clapping in a cinema
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Thread Josh Brolin defends “joker” against critics as a true work of art on showcasing society
To be fair, you have to have a very high IQ to understand The Joker
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Thread Interim UFC Champ out Here Doing Naruto Hand Signs in Front of the Biggest UFC Crowd Ever
Does Usman not exist anymore?
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Thread Interim UFC Champ out Here Doing Naruto Hand Signs in Front of the Biggest UFC Crowd Ever
Immigrant Champ to destroy the MAGA pretender.Around 60k
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Thread DOTA2 |OT| Snapfire bakes cookies
I think AlLiquid have a decent core of players there; they would’ve done a lot better at TI were it not for that Gyro blunder, however it’s nowhere near as good as the previous lineup.
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Thread New Zealand crush Canada 63-0 at Rugby World Cup 2019.
Possession overturns more frequently between evenly matched teams though so you can't just hog the ball/run down the clock. Teams can only steam roll to nil if they have incredible ball retention.
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Thread Hulk Hogan to return for sweet blood money at WWE Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia
When it comes crashing down and it hurts inside
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Thread Police officer fatally shoots man after entering apartment she allegedly believed was her own
Been on the list for decades, unfortunately.
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Thread TMZ: New England Patriot Antonio Brown accused of rape by former trainer in federal lawsuit
I want off the AB wild ride now. No más.
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Thread Ever wondered what your floor would look like if you replaced it with Vita games?
Found Liam's Era account.
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Thread George Lucas explaining why Anakin says "From my point of view, the Jedi are evil."
Anakin and Obi-Wan are still having happy, fun times an hour into the third movie in the trilogy.
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Thread Jay-Z, Rocnation, and NFL donate $200K to an All Lives Matter organization
Jay-Z funding the erasure of Black culture? I'm not surprised for some reason.
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Thread Hey Era, How Often Do You And Your SO Make Sweet, Sweet Love?
Been together 5 years, everyday as long as there are no work schedule conflicts, so it probably averages out at 5+ a week.