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by Dances With Gophers
Wed Apr 22 3:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15419
Views: 1249513

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Dumb Q -- when buying Gopher gear online, what's your favorite or go-to website/place? Goldy's Locker Room...UMN bookstore…Dicks Sporting Goods…Fansedge…Kohls…???
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Mar 24 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1196
Views: 73625

Re: Let's get to know each other...

Fun idea for a thread! 1) Born/raised in St. Cloud, MN...but was never a SCSU fan, even when Herb came up to coach. Fond memories of playing knee hockey in the hallway with my kid brother. I grew up idolizing Robb Stauber. The memory of the Harvard game still hurts all these years later... :chainsaw...
by Dances With Gophers
Mon Jan 20 7:30 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 16586
Views: 1194317

Re: NFL NEWS

“With former Tigers Draft Pick Patrick Mahomes advancing to the super bowl, the Detroit Tigers have drafted more Super Bowl Starting QB’s than the Detroit Lions have.” :lol:
by Dances With Gophers
Sat Jan 18 10:25 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gophers -- Other Sports
Replies: 1806
Views: 168410

Re: Gophers -- Other Sports

“ Full disclosure on the LW / DP feud from a fishing message board” :lol:
Peak Minnesota
by Dances With Gophers
Wed Jan 15 6:45 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019-2020 Wild Season
Replies: 2866
Views: 233773

Re: 2019-2020 Wild Season

Someone ( Boudreau maybe?) wrote down the wrong players on the official lineup card, so Pateryn can't play and is pulled off the bench. Donato may be listed and not sure if he is allowed to come out of the press box. Typical Wild. Edit-- Donato came down from press box and is now dressed on the ben...
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Oct 08 1:46 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 19724
Views: 1439816

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread

So much for my $50 parlay for the Twins, Vikings, and Gophers Football to win it all this year. I would've treated us all to a week-long bender @ Vegas.
by Dances With Gophers
Mon Sep 23 1:55 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 19724
Views: 1439816

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread

Best away record in the majors? I'll take it.
by Dances With Gophers
Wed Aug 21 1:30 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 19724
Views: 1439816

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread

Thanks Rube! I found a couple on the FSN site now too. That was pretty funny. Whatever we need to do to fire up target field! It's doubly-funny if you know how truly difficult/impossible it is for most Germans to pronounce the word "Squirrel" :lol: :lol: :lol: Every time my kids rib me for butcheri...
by Dances With Gophers
Wed Jul 17 8:20 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 19724
Views: 1439816

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread

So, my family is back in town on vacay and we decided to catch a Twins game this afternoon. Sorry - our bad. Won't come back again until after we win the World Series :)

PS - Mays suuuuuuucks.
by Dances With Gophers
Wed Jul 03 3:42 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: U.S. & International Soccer
Replies: 1144
Views: 109743

Re: U.S. & International Soccer

Not sure if posted earlier, but a good (if not scathing) article re: USWNT's coach: https://www.sbnation.com/soccer/2019/6/25/18744224/usa-vs-france-2019-fifa-womens-world-cup-jill-ellis What a fun game to watch last night! https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D-f_Ij9XsAENTXk.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/WzSv995...
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Jul 02 1:41 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 19724
Views: 1439816

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread

Beauner wrote:
Mon Jul 01 11:12 pm
I'm really excited to see this kid in the bigs

The pitcher's reaction immediately after it's launched is so d@mn funny. It's like he's thinking to himself, "What am I even doing here?" :lol:
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Jun 18 6:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676437

Re: Totally Random Trivia

2. NorthDakotaFightingHawksGlue
by Dances With Gophers
Wed Jun 12 4:59 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: U.S. & International Soccer
Replies: 1144
Views: 109743

Re: U.S. & International Soccer

I have zero problem with it. The first tiebreaker is goal differential. I have zero problem with scoring that many goals as well. That said, "Why are they celebrating like that after 10 goals? It's totally disrespectful and makes us look classless, right?" ~ my 9yo daughter And, yes, I think most w...
by Dances With Gophers
Fri May 24 2:02 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 19724
Views: 1439816

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread

Still not sure I'd put them any higher than fourth among Houston, New York, and Boston, but boy can they beat the hell out of bad teams. I'd check the records for all of them vs teams > .500. Houston 21-15 NYY 8-8 Twins 8-8 Boston 9-11 Houston doesn't surprise me, but I assumed NYY would have a hig...
by Dances With Gophers
Fri Apr 26 11:41 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 16586
Views: 1194317

Re: NFL NEWS

https://abc7ny.com/5272089

Bachelorette parties surprised by NFL Draft in Nashville

😂
by Dances With Gophers
Fri Apr 26 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 8103
Views: 696253

Re: Movies

Why are you people reading this? You should be watching Avengers: End Game!!!! :D
by Dances With Gophers
Wed Apr 24 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 8103
Views: 696253

Re: Movies

Avengers: End Game. Just finished watching it (releases early here in Germany).

WOW!!! :O Go see it!!! Worth every penny and even fighting the crowds.
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Apr 23 6:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676437

Re: Totally Random Trivia

1. Latin America (and I don't even speak Latin!)
2. Versace? The timeframe lines up with the whole Andrew Cunanan thing (I was mistook for him during the manhunt...)
7. They're all left-handed (?)
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Jan 29 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WEATHERMANIA
Replies: 6476
Views: 566137

Re: WEATHERMANIA

Composer wrote:
Tue Jan 29 3:26 pm
Eltville am Rhein? Was tun Sie dort?
Ich lebe den Traum seit drei Jahren und zähle.
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Jan 29 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WEATHERMANIA
Replies: 6476
Views: 566137

Re: WEATHERMANIA

It's only about -1 where I am right now. What's the big deal?

Wait...we're talking Celsius, right? :lol:
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Jul 04 8:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15419
Views: 1249513

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Rarely an issue here in Germany:Western Europe. Most places have towards the chip + pin card feature. So if you want to use your card, you need to enter a pin (restaurant servers will bring a small pin pad to your table). Read an article that said 43pct of Murricans have experienced card fraud. Comp...
by Dances With Gophers
Fri Jun 30 1:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15419
Views: 1249513

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Zwak wrote:
Thu Jun 29 12:01 pm
In countries that use the metric system, do they still use PSI as a measurement for tires? (yes, this could be a REALLY dumb question)
Here in Germany they use bar. I haaaaaate it. Forces me to GTS on my smart phone. :chainsaw:
by Dances With Gophers
Wed Jun 21 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jobs / Unemployed / Networking Thread
Replies: 408
Views: 52294

Re: Jobs / Unemployed / Networking Thread

Does anyone have experience as a logistics manager in support of the military? We're hiring. The position is here in Germany. Shipping receiving maintenance. PM if interested.
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Jun 20 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15419
Views: 1249513

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Superstar wrote:
Tue Jun 20 3:28 pm
Here's a stupid question...is it really necessary to embed the videos to 8 suggested songs??
Be thankful a new thread wasn't created. ;)

R.O.C.K. in the USA
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Jun 20 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15419
Views: 1249513

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the U.S.A."
by Dances With Gophers
Fri May 26 10:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22369
Views: 1731507

Re: Simple Pleasures...

SouthTexGopher wrote:
Fri May 26 5:44 pm
Gopher Hockey Rube wrote:
Fri May 26 4:21 pm
Jupiter wrote:
Fri May 26 4:17 pm
STG making his return! (On Twitter)
Is he coming back to GPL?
Anything is possible.
YESSSSS!
:dup:
by Dances With Gophers
Wed May 17 4:39 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gophers -- Other Sports
Replies: 1806
Views: 168410

Re: Gophers -- Other Sports

Vegoe wrote:
Wed May 17 4:22 pm
The Softball team got to have the regional at home in 2014 and it's the only time they've moved on to the super regional. Looks like they were only ranked 14/16 that year--wonder if the B10 has really been on the decline since then.
Michigan was runner up in 2015, the following year.
by Dances With Gophers
Tue May 16 11:42 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gophers -- Other Sports
Replies: 1806
Views: 168410

Re: Gophers -- Other Sports

I wrote the selection committee chair expressing my disappointment.

Keisha Dunlap, kdunlap@c-usa.org
by Dances With Gophers
Sun May 07 2:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15419
Views: 1249513

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Are there any college hockey sites that break down goalie save % by 5-on-5/pp kill/pp advantage? USCHO doesn't seem to have it.
by Dances With Gophers
Mon Apr 17 7:27 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: MLB News
Replies: 6975
Views: 584628

Re: MLB News

Could not agree with this article more. Spot on. And one of the reasons I dread the current commissioner even more than the last. https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/05/the-secret-life-of-pitchers/521415/?utm_source=feed I am glad the All-Star Game deciding home field advantage for th...
by Dances With Gophers
Sat Apr 15 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15419
Views: 1249513

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Do you hide your kids' Easter basket?
by Dances With Gophers
Wed Apr 12 1:43 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 16586
Views: 1194317

Re: NFL NEWS

Call me old fashioned but an eternal flame for Al Davis is insensitive. I think you could find something unique to do that doesn't evoke the Tomb of the Unknown and similar memorials other countries do to honor their dead soldiers Meh, they already have one at the Oakland Coliseum so it isn't a new...
by Dances With Gophers
Sat Apr 08 2:40 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: U.S. & International Soccer
Replies: 1144
Views: 109743

Re: U.S. & International Soccer

http://www.espnfc.com/fifa-world-cup/st ... bid-monday

I wonder who will get the final? Guessing it's the Rose Bowl again...

"U.S., Mexico, Canada to launch joint 2026 World Cup hosting bid Monday"
by Dances With Gophers
Fri Apr 07 8:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22369
Views: 1731507

Re: Simple Pleasures...



Girl whiffed at the top of the stairs, but the rat eventually ran outta luck :lol:
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Mar 28 1:04 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 16586
Views: 1194317

Re: NFL NEWS

New Las Vegas logo revealed:
Hidden Content...
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by Dances With Gophers
Sun Mar 05 12:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22369
Views: 1731507

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Normally this would all fall under the Peeves thread but not today. My kid's hockey team is competing is a large mite hockey tourney in StCloud. There has to be 50-60 teams up here. Yesterday they played at the NHC while the Huskies warmed up on the practice rink. Anyway, the hotel we are at is hug...
by Dances With Gophers
Sat Feb 25 12:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22369
Views: 1731507

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Fasching parades here in Germany.
:drunk:
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Jan 24 12:50 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 16586
Views: 1194317

Re: NFL NEWS

That's if Goodell even shows up. He's avoided New England all post season. Hence, why I want to watch him have to hand the trophy to them. He won't be able to avoid the Super Bowl I want to see him hand Brady the SB MVP trophy. Again. http://sportsunbiased.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/super-bowl-...
by Dances With Gophers
Sun Jan 22 1:49 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 16586
Views: 1194317

Re: NFL NEWS

gopher6 wrote:A Peterson names 3 teams he interested in joing
http://trib.al/BYc52zS

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by Dances With Gophers
Wed Jan 18 10:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22369
Views: 1731507

Re: Simple Pleasures...

The Biden-Obama memes making their way around the intergoogle is a national treasure. My fave so far:


Biden: not Slytherin … not Slytherin

Obama: Joe, this isn’t—

Biden: … not Slytherin …

Obama: you know what, Gryffindor


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:lol:
by Dances With Gophers
Mon Jan 16 3:34 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 16586
Views: 1194317

Re: NFL NEWS

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by Dances With Gophers
Sun Dec 11 1:07 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gophers -- Other Sports
Replies: 1806
Views: 168410

Re: Gophers -- Other Sports

Bonin21 wrote:Gophers win

This is the shot that won it for us - SPIKE RIGHT IN THE KISSER :lol:

https://v.cdn.vine.co/r/videos/ABBE1DBC3A1419607505117569024_584ce77a207f61de2386ce4.mp4?versionId=vVeIvuaLs3qnH.c4T1cQbg3bfuomz00p
by Dances With Gophers
Sun Dec 04 4:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22369
Views: 1731507

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Handyman wrote:Getting my black belt this afternoon :)

Any excuse to post this...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyXhysmMNhE[/youtube]

Edit: I suppose it also serves as a recap of last night's game :(
by Dances With Gophers
Sat Nov 05 8:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Travel
Replies: 2274
Views: 227417

Re: Travel

If any of you get the urge to travel to Israel, bury it deep down and never speak of it again.

I've been suck here in the passport control area for almost 3 hours now. They SUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK at the whole profiling bit.

#HalfFilipinoInIsrael
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Oct 18 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22369
Views: 1731507

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Johnnie Bread.
by Dances With Gophers
Sat Sep 03 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7698
Views: 868702

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

First and foremost, hoping this eventually brings peace and closure to their family. Every parent's and kid's worst nightmare. Our school bus drove past that Tom Thumb in St. Joseph every morning before and after the abduction. Scary $#!t.
by Dances With Gophers
Fri Sep 02 2:46 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 19724
Views: 1439816

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread

I'm not defending DSP, but as has been stated, it's not his fault that the on-field product bears a striking resemblance to organic fertilizer. I don't care if you're the best salesman in the world, selling that turd to the ticket-buying public is going to be almost as difficult as selling sand to ...
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Aug 23 1:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Travel
Replies: 2274
Views: 227417

Re: Travel

Has anyone been to Morocco or Istanbul? Any advice? Do's, Dont's? Do: Be vigilant. Both have had Islamic terror attacks directed specifically at tourists, haven't they? Or am I thinking of Tunisia? I've gotta ask. It seems like you travel overseas quite often. How are you funding this globetrotting...
by Dances With Gophers
Wed Aug 10 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15419
Views: 1249513

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

i found out waaaaaaaaaaaaaay too much info when tBeliever did the Ancestry.com deal. Let's just say that the Salem MA area in the 1600s was not kind to some of my ancestors. You're a witch? Not that there's anything wrong with that...... I had ancestors that were pirates back in the day... I know I...
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Aug 09 3:47 pm
Forum: Gopher Recruiting
Topic: Committed Recruits Update Thread
Replies: 13699
Views: 2209447

Re: Committed Recruits Update Thread

Laxref wrote:
g-manpuck wrote:But like we have seen season after season...talent doesn't always translate into wins.

Then you have to fault the coaching staff and locker room leadership if that happens. Two topics which never get discussed on here.

Shhhhh.....
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by Dances With Gophers
Wed Jul 20 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Travel
Replies: 2274
Views: 227417

Re: Travel

Just got back from my annual baseball trip. Hit Baltimore, State College and Pittsburgh. I have to say that Camden lived up to it's billing. Everything about that stadium was as close to perfect as one can get. Lots of room throughout the park, never felt too crowded even though it was pretty much ...
by Dances With Gophers
Wed Jul 20 2:04 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Soccer
Replies: 3261
Views: 306584

Re: Soccer

Just catching up after spending the first part of this year abroad (could not find a way to read GPL while in Germany, oof!). Was able to make it to a couple of matches while I was there -- Germany v. England friendly at the Olympiastadion and an FC Union match in Berlin. The atmosphere was pretty ...
by Dances With Gophers
Sat Jul 02 5:22 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: U.S. & International Soccer
Replies: 1144
Views: 109743

Re: U.S. & International Soccer

Reporting live from Germany - place is going ape!!! :D
by Dances With Gophers
Thu Jun 30 4:51 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: U.S. & International Soccer
Replies: 1144
Views: 109743

Re: U.S. & International Soccer

Dagnabbit. Pretty Boy and Co. go through on penalty kicks (5-3).
by Dances With Gophers
Mon Jun 27 4:02 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: U.S. & International Soccer
Replies: 1144
Views: 109743

Re: U.S. & International Soccer

Does anyone else want to see an Iceland-Wales final? That would be really cool I was JUST telling my wife that earlier tonight! After Italy won this afternoon, there were about 10 cars that rolled through our little town with horns honking like crazy with Italian flags fluttering proudly in the air...
by Dances With Gophers
Thu May 19 8:12 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 19724
Views: 1439816

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread

We need a retractable roof. To remain competitive. :D
by Dances With Gophers
Mon Mar 28 8:31 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 19724
Views: 1439816

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread

Why couldn't they have just moved Mauer to right? Put Sano at first? Mauer is a great fielder and isn't so heavy or young. Because Mauer doesn't want to play right. Also Mauer has lingering concussion issues. m If he retired due to the concussion issues, would insurance pick up the financial hit or...
by Dances With Gophers
Fri Mar 25 7:36 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: U.S. & International Soccer
Replies: 1144
Views: 109743

Re: U.S. Soccer

Home or away game? Haven't been following the qualification rounds. Are we in good shape? Too lazy to Google.
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Mar 01 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676437

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Great news!

Yosemite is changing names of a few places: "...Badger Pass Ski Area is [now] Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area." :dup: :dup: :dup:
by Dances With Gophers
Sun Feb 07 6:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22369
Views: 1731507

Re: Simple Pleasures...

We're moving to Germany! Because Colorado's beer scene wasn't good enough With the same company; a person in a key position left unexpectedly and they asked me to fill in for 18 months...and perhaps longer? (7 years!) I fly out solo on Feb 20, family joins me in early April. Excited/scared $#itle$$ ...
by Dances With Gophers
Thu Jan 21 10:30 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wolves / NBA:
Replies: 5408
Views: 487808

Re: Wolves / NBA:

Armadillo wrote:
Jupiter wrote:
Beauner wrote:Wolves led 84-84 with 6:46 left in the game.

:confused2: :confused2: :confused2:

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by Dances With Gophers
Wed Jan 20 7:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Travel
Replies: 2274
Views: 227417

Re: Travel

NYC Gopher fan wrote:
Dances With Gophers wrote:
NYC Gopher fan wrote:
Dances With Gophers wrote:Has anyone lived/worked in Germany for an extended period of time? My company is dangling an opportunity to relocate us overseas (Mainz area), and I have a few questions...

I've lived in Berlin.

Email sent - thanks!

Hmmm I didn't get it? Can you try a PM here?

PM sent
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Jan 19 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Travel
Replies: 2274
Views: 227417

Re: Travel

Has anyone lived/worked in Germany for an extended period of time? My company is dangling an opportunity to relocate us overseas (Mainz area), and I have a few questions... Have you worked and lived abroad anywhere before? I had a 2 year deal in Malaysia and would recommend working and living abroa...
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Jan 19 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Travel
Replies: 2274
Views: 227417

Re: Travel

NYC Gopher fan wrote:
Dances With Gophers wrote:Has anyone lived/worked in Germany for an extended period of time? My company is dangling an opportunity to relocate us overseas (Mainz area), and I have a few questions...

I've lived in Berlin.

Email sent - thanks!
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Jan 19 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Travel
Replies: 2274
Views: 227417

Re: Travel

Has anyone lived/worked in Germany for an extended period of time? My company is dangling an opportunity to relocate us overseas (Mainz area), and I have a few questions...
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Jan 12 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676437

Re: Totally Random Trivia

For the sake of expounding on number 1... A perfect number is a number that's the sum of its proper divisors. 28=1+2+4+7+14 , and 6=1+2+3 . Euclid showed that any even perfect number must be of the form (2^(p-1))*(2^(p)-1), where 2^(p)-1 is a prime. Primes of that form are known as Mersenne primes,...
by Dances With Gophers
Wed Jan 06 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22369
Views: 1731507

Re: Simple Pleasures...

In Vicksburg for the week. This morning I went to the Vicksburg Battlefield (national military park). As I'm coming around the bend and the enormous MN monument comes into view, the song that starts playing (on shuffle mind you) on my iPod? Battle Hymn of the Republic.

Goosebumps.
by Dances With Gophers
Wed Jan 06 9:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got Beer?
Replies: 17337
Views: 1199127

Re: Got Beer?

Lazy Magnolia Southern Pecan on draft. Should've sent a poet.
by Dances With Gophers
Wed Dec 30 11:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 8103
Views: 696253

Re: Movies

Precious: This is a delightful inspirational movie that.....wait, no it's not. The inspiration is dwarfed by the horrific nature of the environment in which it's about. Not quite a movie that "is great, but I'll never want to watch again" but it's close. Powerful. Moving. Hits all the but...
by Dances With Gophers
Tue Dec 29 9:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 8103
Views: 696253

Re: Movies

My Star Wars response to the previous: As for why it MUST be family related, well, that's the way these movies work. There's an "original" source, then it all ties in together in some way, shape, or form. Would it be breaking the mold if Rey WASN'T related? Yes. I just don'...
by Dances With Gophers
Mon Dec 28 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 8103
Views: 696253

Re: Movies

My reply: It's impossible to be his daughter. Grand-daughter, maybe. He died well before she was born. Sorry you are right. Just changed it after I reread it as it doesn't add up. He died in A New Hope after being older already. Family of his or somehow related to him. Obi Wan could do the ...
by Dances With Gophers
Mon Dec 28 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 8103
Views: 696253

Re: Movies

My reply: It's impossible to be his daughter. Grand-daughter, maybe. He died well before she was born. Sorry you are right. Just changed it after I reread it as it doesn't add up. He died in A New Hope after being older already. Family of his or somehow related to him. Obi Wan could do the ...
by Dances With Gophers
Thu Dec 24 8:50 am
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Plot twist in The Empire Strikes Back:

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