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by Zwak
Tue Dec 10 3:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are this week’s questions: 1. The dial on a ship's engine order telegraph usually displays STOP as well as three other four-letter words, each indicating a different speed. What are those three words? 2. What's the only U.S. state in the Deep South that has a Democratic governor? 3. On October ...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 10 3:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are the answers to last week’s Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia Quiz: 1. The Asahi Shimbun, Mainichi Shimbun, and Yomiuri Shimbun are Japan's three leading what? "Shimbun" is Japanese for "newspaper." 2. Between 1969 and 1975, what supply line ran the length of the Annamite Range? The Annamite Range...
by Zwak
Fri Dec 06 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 14564
Views: 703704

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

Do people still put Heet in their cars in the winter? Doesn’t seem to be as much of a thing as it used to.
by Zwak
Thu Dec 05 12:11 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 18404
Views: 707325

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

LMAO...for an extra 4 million per year for 5 years (mind you there is no SALARY Cap) Twins could have signed the guy they really wanted...instead they are edged out due to dollars - dokay... they are such :censored: frauds...Zack Wheeler, one of the coveted starting pitchers on the free agent marke...
by Zwak
Thu Dec 05 12:09 pm
Forum: Gopher Recruiting
Topic: Committed Recruits Update Thread
Replies: 13024
Views: 1570117

Re: Committed Recruits Update Thread

I'm not a moderator but can we please get this back to talking about actual committed recruits.
by Zwak
Thu Dec 05 8:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 3284
Views: 148525

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

My wife and I have a pretty nice, but old, recliner that's in excellent shape. Since we have no use for it and were unable to sell it online we decided we would donate it. I called 3 places...2 wouldn't take it because it's been exposed to pets and the other takes furniture but not recliners. Final...
by Zwak
Wed Dec 04 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7343
Views: 385497

Re: Movies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=BIhNsAtPbPI&feature=emb_logo This may be a controversial take but while Daniel Craig has been a great Bond, I've found the more recent Mission: Impossible movies to be more entertaining that the more recent Bond movies. I liked the most recent MI movi...
by Zwak
Wed Dec 04 2:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 8785
Views: 456689

Re: Restaurant

Iceburg wrote:
Tue Nov 26 1:45 pm
Haven't been in the neighbourhood for a while, anyone know if the Cleveland Wok has reopened yet?
Reopening has been delayed until early next year.

https://www.twincities.com/2019/12/03/c ... nu-changes
by Zwak
Tue Dec 03 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Composer wrote:
Tue Dec 03 12:02 pm
7. What unusual distinction is shared by all these TV characters? Lindsay Bluth, Carl Carlson, "Crazy Eyes," Dexter Morgan, Eleven, Rose Nylund, Abby Sciuto, Jon Snow, Dr. Christian Troy, Worf.
Each was adopted as a child.
What about Ernie Douglas!
And Bam Bam!!!
by Zwak
Tue Dec 03 8:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WEATHERMANIA
Replies: 5917
Views: 316593

Re: WEATHERMANIA

It’s 2:55pm on Monday in Superior...and 22 inches of snow that fell on East 7th Street... still hasn’t been plowed. Only tracks up and down the street have been made by snowmobiles. Called the city today...they said they’re working on it and will have 7th Street PLOWED by midnight (tonight). Been s...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 03 3:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

3. Janet Jackson
by Zwak
Tue Dec 03 3:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are this week’s questions: 1. The Asahi Shimbun, Mainichi Shimbun, and Yomiuri Shimbun are Japan's three leading what? 2. Between 1969 and 1975, what supply line ran the length of the Annamite Range? 3. Music video director Rene Elizondo, Jr. appeared on the September 1993 cover of Rolling Ston...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 03 3:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are the answers to last week’s Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia Quiz: 1. What type of pale lager was first brewed in its namesake western Bohemian city in 1842? Without Pilsen (now Plzen, the fourth largest city in the Czech Republic, Pilsner beer might never have been invented. 2. What actress star...
by Zwak
Mon Dec 02 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Fun fact I learned on Twitter today:

1975 Philadelphia Flyers are the last Stanley Cup winning team composed entirely of Canadian players. 1993 Montreal Canadians are the last Stanley Cup winning team composed entirely of North American players
by Zwak
Wed Nov 27 7:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WEATHERMANIA
Replies: 5917
Views: 316593

Re: WEATHERMANIA

REALLY glad my wife is working from home today. Was able to snowblow before she drove. Nothing worse than snow blowing after your driveway has been driven on. Hate those packed down tire tracks.
by Zwak
Tue Nov 26 2:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 8785
Views: 456689

Re: Restaurant

Iceburg wrote:
Tue Nov 26 1:45 pm
Haven't been in the neighbourhood for a while, anyone know if the Cleveland Wok has reopened yet?
I just tried calling them and got a weird recording. Makes me think they are not reopened yet, but can't confirm.
by Zwak
Tue Nov 26 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Zwak wrote:
Tue Nov 26 12:53 pm
1. Carly Simon would tell him who "Your So Vain" was written about.
Darn you NORM!!! :wink:
by Zwak
Tue Nov 26 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

1. Carly Simon would tell him who "Your So Vain" was written about.
by Zwak
Tue Nov 26 8:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

HockeyBum wrote:
Tue Nov 26 8:02 am
7.
Hidden Content...
All were adopted?
He's used this question before but with different characters/people.
by Zwak
Tue Nov 26 4:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are this week’s questions: 1. What type of pale lager was first brewed in its namesake western Bohemian city in 1842? 2. What actress starred opposite Errol Flynn in eight of his films--and then went on to outlive him by sixty years? 3. In Johann Strauss's best-known operetta, a drunken Dr. Fal...
by Zwak
Tue Nov 26 4:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are the answers to last week’s Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia Quiz: 1. At 183.8 feet, South Korea's T Express is the world's highest what made of wood? It's the world's highest wooden roller coaster. I've never been on this coaster, but it's actually a (comparatively recent) addition to what was o...
by Zwak
Mon Nov 25 8:55 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Turkey of the Year
Replies: 42
Views: 1373

Turkey of the Year

Not sure if Reusse is doing his Turkey of the Year column any more but that doesn’t mean we still can’t discuss.

Who would you pick as Turkey of the Year?
by Zwak
Tue Nov 19 8:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Non-political political fun fact: Former National Security Council advisor Tim Morrison who is testifying today is 7' 1" tall. :shock:

He is one of us too as he got his BA at the U of M.

again this is a NON-POLITICAL fun fact. :mrgreen:
by Zwak
Tue Nov 19 5:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

5. Belgium & Belgrade
by Zwak
Tue Nov 19 3:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are this week’s questions: 1. At 183.8 feet, South Korea's T Express is the world's highest what made of wood? 2. What kind of logic gate produces a true output only when exactly one of its inputs is true? 3. Since 2002, the trade dress of Penguin Classics books has used what color for its text...
by Zwak
Tue Nov 19 3:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are the answers to last week’s Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia Quiz: 1. In 2016, scientists extracted sperm samples from the body of what Cincinnati resident, shot and killed at the age of 17? Poor Harambe! May his genetic material outlive his Internet memes. 2. In 1868, what Uppsala physicist crea...
by Zwak
Fri Nov 15 8:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Travel
Replies: 2130
Views: 132971

Re: Travel

Kind of a long read but interesting article about a test flight Qantas did where they flew 19 hours non-stop from London to Sydney. (They experienced 2 sunrises and 1 sunset). Some media was aboard and documented the trip. https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/qantas-test-flight-london-sydney-nonstop/i...
by Zwak
Tue Nov 12 6:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7343
Views: 385497

Re: Movies

I saw the movie “Midway” today. If you’re a WWII buf, it would be a good idea to get out and see this movie soon. Not a big budget or huge stars (so likely won’t be in theaters for a long run time) but despite that, they did a terrific job telling the story of the most critically important naval ba...
by Zwak
Tue Nov 12 11:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 14564
Views: 703704

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

If I board the Light Rail at the Snelling Ave station is there a decent place to park around there? Also, is it fairly safe there at night (11 PM)? If it were me I would park closer down to the Raymond or Westgate Station. They have nice new apartments/condos in those areas and I would feel safer t...
by Zwak
Tue Nov 12 7:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

1. Had to look it up as I was curious.
Hidden Content...
Harambe the gorilla
by Zwak
Tue Nov 12 6:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

5. Stretch Armstrong
by Zwak
Tue Nov 12 4:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are this week’s questions: 1. In 2016, scientists extracted sperm samples from the body of what Cincinnati resident, shot and killed at the age of 17? 2. In 1868, what Uppsala physicist created a influential chart of the electromagnetic spectrum measured in ten-millionths of a millimeter? 3. In...
by Zwak
Tue Nov 12 4:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are the answers to last week's Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia Quiz: 1. Seventy-two of the 108 lines of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" end in what rhyming syllable? Well over half the poem ends in a word that rhymes with "-ore." Good thing the narrator's dead girlfriend was named "Lenore" and not "E...
by Zwak
Mon Nov 11 12:57 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2019
Replies: 3757
Views: 74302

Re: Gopher Football 2019

I can't believe Antoine Winfield Jr. is only a redshirt sophomore. Feels like he's been here forever. He will have a tough decision at the end of the year. My guess is we get one more year... I agree but you never know. If he keeps it up he may want to strike while the iron is hot. Regardless it's ...
by Zwak
Mon Nov 11 11:33 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2019
Replies: 3757
Views: 74302

Re: Gopher Football 2019

I can't believe Antoine Winfield Jr. is only a redshirt sophomore. Feels like he's been here forever. He will have a tough decision at the end of the year.
by Zwak
Sun Nov 10 11:00 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2019
Replies: 3757
Views: 74302

Re: Gopher Football 2019

This projection has Gophers going to Rose Bowl

https://www.bannersociety.com/pages/bow ... redictions
by Zwak
Tue Nov 05 8:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Maize wrote:
Tue Nov 05 8:31 am
I had no clue on #4 so I looked it up: *sigh* You've heard of it.
I did the same.
by Zwak
Tue Nov 05 8:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 8785
Views: 456689

Re: Restaurant

Isn't O'Gara's a Cheesehead bar? I suspect you're thinking of Gabes By The Park.....one definitely needs a shower after going there. Gabes is another place that I think of as a bar and not a restaurant. Anyone been to to the new Loon Cafe in St. Paul. It's in the old Great Waters Brewing spot. I we...
by Zwak
Tue Nov 05 3:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are this week’s questions: 1. Seventy-two of the 108 lines of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" end in what rhyming syllable? 2. Cabo San Lucas sits at the tip of what peninsula? 3. What 1960s TV hit was named for the organization later featured on hit shows like White Collar, Mindhunter, and The B...
by Zwak
Tue Nov 05 3:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are the answers to last week’s Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia Quiz: 1. In the Royal Navy, what ingredient was mixed with rum to make grog? Grog was rum that had been watered down (and then often warmed). The cheapest mixer: water. 2. What kind of animal appears on both versions of the cover of the...
by Zwak
Mon Nov 04 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 8785
Views: 456689

Re: Restaurant

O'Gara's announced yesterday they won't be re-opening their location at Snelling & Selby. :censored: :censored: :censored: :censored: :anger: :anger: :censored: :censored: :censored: This is kind of surprising and kind of not surprising. Being so close to the new soccer stadium I would imagine they...
by Zwak
Sat Nov 02 5:35 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Notre Dame (Nov 1 & 2)
Replies: 186
Views: 5402

Re: Notre Dame (Nov 1 & 2)

I’m not loving the new sideline reporter. Tonight she’s coming off like she’s got better things to do.
by Zwak
Tue Oct 29 6:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

5. I looked this up as I was really interested
Hidden Content...
It was the first sequel to use the number 2 in its title.
by Zwak
Tue Oct 29 4:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are this week’s questions: 1. In the Royal Navy, what ingredient was mixed with rum to make grog? 2. What kind of animal appears on both versions of the cover of the hit Lil Nas X single "Old Town Road"? 3. Joseph Martin-Dauch was the only member of the French Third Estate who refused to take t...
by Zwak
Tue Oct 29 4:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are the answers to last week’s Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia Quiz: 1. What TV show, the #1 American comedy of 1979-80, was based on the British sitcom Man About the House? Come and knock on our door! We've been waiting for you! When the show gets retitled for the Yanks, Three's Company too! 2. Ad...
by Zwak
Fri Oct 25 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 21235
Views: 953085

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Non-political political post: Yesterday I gave up Twitter and visiting news sites because i just can't take our political situation anymore. Amazing what a good mood I was in the rest of the day. I did go back into Twitter later in the day but unfollowed several news sites/reporters and muted some w...
by Zwak
Tue Oct 22 8:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 14564
Views: 703704

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

NYC Gopher fan wrote:
Tue Oct 22 12:15 am
Gpl farmers- calling you. I need to understand how the recent rainfall has affected you. Can you help? This is for my graduate program.
Send a PM to frozen4champs. He's a farmer in the Whioux Falls area.
by Zwak
Tue Oct 22 3:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

2. Bursa
3. Jack & Jill
by Zwak
Tue Oct 22 3:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are this week’s questions: 1. What TV show, the #1 American comedy of 1979-80, was based on the British sitcom Man About the House? 2. Adventitious, subcutaneous, synovial, and sub-muscular are the four types of what fluid sacs around your joints, which can become painfully inflamed when irrita...
by Zwak
Tue Oct 22 3:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are the answers to last week’s Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia Quiz: 1. What's the more common name for the hydraulic spreader-cutter, invented in the 1960s by George Hurst for use at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway? Thousands of car accident victims have been saved by the so-called "jaws of life."...
by Zwak
Sat Oct 19 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7098
Views: 552755

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

Not "local"...but I noticed recently that Comcast has moved TCM (Turner Classic Movies) into the Sports Package tier. How in the f**k does that even make sense? Isn't the sports package just for SPORTS? I didn't watch TCM often, but, every once-in-awhile it'd have some great movies on that I can't ...
by Zwak
Sat Oct 19 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7343
Views: 385497

Re: Movies

Zombieland: Double Tap I was leery of this one, as some sequels really sh* the bed (Anchorman 2, looking at YOU specifically). I was wrong, and I loved being wrong. It kept the spirit of the first one, It was very entertaining, I actually guffawed a couple times. The blonde (shown in the trailer) N...
by Zwak
Sat Oct 19 9:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 8785
Views: 456689

Re: Restaurant

davescharf wrote:
Sat Oct 19 7:24 am
Sunshine Factory was very Meh the two times I’ve gone. Plymouth sucks as a place for restaurants outside of Grizzlys and Rock Elm Tavern
Is Lucky 13 in Plymouth? Their Mendota location is one of our favorites.
by Zwak
Tue Oct 15 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Music Never Stopped: What Are You Listening To?
Replies: 756
Views: 54794

Re: The Music Never Stopped: What Are You Listening To?

Here are your 2020 nominations for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Pat Benatar Dave Matthews Band The Doobie Brothers Motörhead The Notorious B.I.G. Soundgarden T. Rex Thin Lizzy Whitney Houston Depeche Mode Judas Priest Kraftwerk MC5 Nine Inch Nails Rufus featuring Chaka Khan Todd Rundgren I'm a big...
by Zwak
Tue Oct 15 9:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Music Never Stopped: What Are You Listening To?
Replies: 756
Views: 54794

Re: The Music Never Stopped: What Are You Listening To?

Here are your 2020 nominations for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Pat Benatar Dave Matthews Band The Doobie Brothers Motörhead The Notorious B.I.G. Soundgarden T. Rex Thin Lizzy Whitney Houston Depeche Mode Judas Priest Kraftwerk MC5 Nine Inch Nails Rufus featuring Chaka Khan Todd Rundgren I'm a big ...
by Zwak
Tue Oct 15 7:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

2. Eugene Levy?
by Zwak
Tue Oct 15 3:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are this week’s questions: 1. What's the more common name for the hydraulic spreader-cutter, invented in the 1960s by George Hurst for use at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway? 2. Who's the only actor to appear in all eight American Pie movies, including the straight-to-video ones? 3. What compan...
by Zwak
Tue Oct 15 3:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are the answers to last week’s Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia Quiz: 1. What two actor friends, best known for co-starring in a hit 2001 musical and then a revival of The Odd Couple, returned to Broadway together in 2014's It's Only a Play? The musical was The Producers, and the actors are Matthew ...
by Zwak
Mon Oct 14 5:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 3284
Views: 148525

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

WTH? What road project is going on 35 S north of Albert Lea? And again on 169 near Mankato? We went down to Iowa and in both directions hit single lane traffic, 35 was over 18 miles! Mankato about 15. Now as far as we could tell there was literally nothing going on. No equipment. No tear ups. Nor d...
by Zwak
Sat Oct 12 7:22 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2019
Replies: 3757
Views: 74302

Re: Gopher Football 2019

Handyman wrote:
Sat Oct 12 6:48 pm
What was it 4th and 1? Why were they going for it?
I saw on Twitter that their regular placekicker is injured so they pulled a kicker off of the Nebraska club soccer team.
by Zwak
Thu Oct 10 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Fun fact I learned today: No NBA team has the letter ‘f’ in its name. (FYI, ‘f’ is the 16th most used letter of the alphabet).
by Zwak
Thu Oct 10 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7098
Views: 552755

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

Not local broadcasting related but didn't know where else to put this. Sirius XM now has Johnny Carson channel (#105). If you are old like me, this station really brings back some great memories (even though it is only audio). Carson is easliy the best late night talk show host of my lifetime so far.
by Zwak
Thu Oct 10 10:24 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: High School Hockey 2019-2020
Replies: 75
Views: 5015

Re: High School Hockey 2019-2020

Thanks for sharing! I hope these two continue to kick ass. What a shame other human beings have to be so narrow minded. Shame on the opposing players but also shame on those parents that cause Dad to not go to games. Not going to lie, if I'm a spectator for either team and hear racial taunts, they ...
by Zwak
Thu Oct 10 8:52 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: High School Hockey 2019-2020
Replies: 75
Views: 5015

Re: High School Hockey 2019-2020

I can't get the video to play (possible location restriction) but the Seidl brothers were featured on The Today Show. https://nhl.nbcsports.com/tag/sawyer-seidl/ This link works. What an amazing story! Makes me furious though that opposing players start dropping the "N word" during games. https://w...
by Zwak
Thu Oct 10 8:40 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: High School Hockey 2019-2020
Replies: 75
Views: 5015

Re: High School Hockey 2019-2020

Slap Shot wrote:
Thu Oct 10 8:37 am
I can't get the video to play (possible location restriction) but the Seidl brothers were featured on The Today Show.

https://nhl.nbcsports.com/tag/sawyer-seidl/
by Zwak
Tue Oct 08 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

The answer to three popped into my head on the drive to work. 3.) Bactria Would have thought this would have popped into your head on Hump Day. :mrgreen: That one was driving me crazy. I'm a big geography nerd, and I just couldn't come up with what those weird Asian camels with two bumps were calle...
by Zwak
Tue Oct 08 9:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Karlsson wrote:
Tue Oct 08 8:42 am
The answer to three popped into my head on the drive to work.

3.) Bactria
Would have thought this would have popped into your head on Hump Day. :mrgreen:
by Zwak
Tue Oct 08 7:56 am
Forum: Gopher Recruiting
Topic: Potential Future Recruits - Part II
Replies: 8683
Views: 1120922

Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

:( Loading up with 18 and 19 year olds to go against 23-25 year olds on small ice sheets seems like a thing I'd rather my favorite team not do. The fact that you have to recruit strategically to play against 23-25 year olds in college hockey makes me want to puke! I’ve said it before, I’ll say it a...
by Zwak
Tue Oct 08 7:35 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 18404
Views: 707325

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

Most will be back. I bet we will lose Cron, Castro, and Schoop from the offense side and possibly an outfielder traded for pitching. It was a magical year, and was fun having a team to cheer for until October. Sad it ended tonight. Believe it or not, the sun will come up tomorrow. Exactly! No one e...
by Zwak
Tue Oct 08 3:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

6. Sneezy
by Zwak
Tue Oct 08 3:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are this week’s questions: 1. What two actor friends, best known for co-starring in a hit 2001 musical and then a revival of The Odd Couple, returned to Broadway together in 2014's It's Only a Play? 2. What red object has been the symbol of Britain's Labour Party since the 1980s? 3. What ancien...
by Zwak
Tue Oct 08 3:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6027
Views: 330000

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are the answers to last week’s Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia Quiz: 1. What two countries are responsible for over 80 percent of the world's commercial whaling? Japan and Norway both oppose the International Whaling Commission's 1986 moratorium on whaling. 2. In 1964, Time magazine dropped the fir...
by Zwak
Mon Oct 07 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7098
Views: 552755

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

Twins had the 4th highest ratings in MLB this season. Had the second highest increase over last year.

https://awfulannouncing.com/mlb/midwest ... eases.html
by Zwak
Mon Oct 07 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 3284
Views: 148525

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

:censored: :censored: :censored: My car was just hit. Driver has outdated insurance and NO drivers license. :censored: :censored: Now I’m dealing with my insurance and getting the entire front of my car replaced. Bumper sheared off, broken headlight, mystery wires hanging down. I’m pissed. Unhurt. ...
by Zwak
Sun Oct 06 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7343
Views: 385497

Re: Movies

A quick check of the google debunks that myth. He does indeed blink. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.cbr.com/silence-of-the-lambs-anthony-hopkins-never-blinks/amp/ Now I dare you to watch the movie without blinking, and count how many times he does. :lol: I believe he has the fewest on screen minu...