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by Zwak
Tue Jan 21 9:14 pm
Forum: Gopher Recruiting
Topic: Committed Recruits Update Thread
Replies: 13109
Views: 1601794

Re: Committed Recruits Update Thread

Cowgirl wrote:
Tue Jan 21 8:54 pm
That could be fun.... “Let’s Go Fish!”
I hope he’s not a crappie player.
by Zwak
Tue Jan 21 3:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are this week’s questions: 1. What color are amethysts? 2. Emmanuel Macron is currently a head of state in what two independent nations? 3. In the early 1950s, what was described by its creator this way: "I wanted it to look like nothing else in the world, and it should be surrounded by a train...
by Zwak
Tue Jan 21 3:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are the answers to last week’s Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia Quiz: 1. Port Arthur, a Chinese city named for an Englishman, was in 1904 the site of the beginning of a war between what two other countries? That's where the Russo-Japanese War began. It ended the following year in New Hampshire, of a...
by Zwak
Mon Jan 20 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Bonus quiz answers: Weekend bonus quiz: 1. In the 1950’s, an Austrian socialist named Victor Gruen designed a model city named what, which still exists today? Gruen was pretty ahead of his time--or we're way behind the times,more likely--in recognizing how dangerous our reliance on cars was. He dre...
by Zwak
Sat Jan 18 9:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WEATHERMANIA
Replies: 5961
Views: 328682

Re: WEATHERMANIA

At lest in our part of town (South St. Paul) this storm was very underwhelming.

We have the best public works department. Our streets have been plowed several times and are clear from curb to curb (except for by our neighbors who NEVER move their cars).
by Zwak
Fri Jan 17 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

7. They all featured characters that “disappeared”.
by Zwak
Thu Jan 16 1:26 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2019-2020 Gopher Hockey Season Thread
Replies: 1360
Views: 215607

Re: 2019-2020 Gopher Hockey Season Thread

Jupiter wrote:
Thu Jan 16 12:38 pm
Yeah... I will not be heading down for the game. Just not worth the hassle.
With the weather plus the time zone change from your house I can see how that would be challenging. :D
by Zwak
Wed Jan 15 4:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 8836
Views: 474262

Re: Restaurant

Well, according to apartmentguide.com, the second best city in America for BBQ is, yes, you guessed it....Minnetonka, MN.

https://www.apartmentguide.com/blog/bes ... -barbecue/
by Zwak
Wed Jan 15 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 3323
Views: 157664

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

Jupiter wrote:
Tue Jan 14 2:45 pm
Zwak wrote:
Tue Jan 14 2:41 pm
... especially in the era of selfies (not that I do a lot of selfies with famous people either).
Nope... Just tons of photos with good lookin women. :biggrin2:
It’s tough but somehow I make do :mrgreen:
by Zwak
Tue Jan 14 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 3323
Views: 157664

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

Adults pushing ahead of kids for Autographs. Last night at the Kids Skate with the Gophers there were a few adult walking on the ice seeking autographs from the players and pushing ahead of lines for the kids. Best part is when the players started to deny them and paid attention to the kids. A few ...
by Zwak
Tue Jan 14 7:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 3323
Views: 157664

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

I really dislike the concept and term of "influencer" as it relates to social media.
by Zwak
Tue Jan 14 4:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are this week’s questions: 1. Port Arthur, a Chinese city named for an Englishman, was in 1904 the site of the beginning of a war between what two other countries? 2. What TV character died ninety-nine times between August 1997 and the present? 3. What 1892 opera ends with Canio's famous line "...
by Zwak
Tue Jan 14 4:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are the answers to last week’s Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia Quiz: 1. What two biblical figures are most often depicted in a "pietà" artwork? A pietà, like Michelangelo's famous one, shows Mary holding the body of Christ following His crucifixion. 2. Gherman Titov is best known for being the seco...
by Zwak
Mon Jan 13 1:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 3323
Views: 157664

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

Text messages from political campaigns. :chainsaw: :censored: :chainsaw: :censored: :censored: :censored: :censored: Yes!!! A long time ago a friend of mine was running for Governor. Back then you could make a donation to a candidate and then get that money returned back to you from the State of MN...
by Zwak
Mon Jan 13 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 8836
Views: 474262

Re: Restaurant

I normally really like Chick-fil-A as a fast food place, but man the one on C concourse at MSP really sucks at lunchtime. Messed up my order 3 ways and none easily excusable. I believe the airport locations of Chick-Fil-A are only licensed by Chick-Fil-A but not official franchises so they are run ...
by Zwak
Fri Jan 10 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Music Never Stopped: What Are You Listening To?
Replies: 779
Views: 59146

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

Fr. Julich wrote:
Fri Jan 10 4:20 pm
RIP Neil. 😥 🥁

So many great memories associated with their music. Think I’ll put the catalog on full shuffle for a week of mourning.
This makes me sad. I’m not a great musical mind but IMO he’s one of the top 5 drummers of my lifetime.
by Zwak
Thu Jan 09 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 8836
Views: 474262

Re: Restaurant

City Works in Downtown Mpls. has closed. I was there once and didn't think it was too bad. We just don't go Downtown Mpls much anymore, especially with Hennepin all torn up right now. http://www.startribune.com/city-works-sports-bar-in-the-former-block-e-in-downtown-minneapolis-has-closed/566842471/
by Zwak
Tue Jan 07 9:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

5. James Harden?
by Zwak
Tue Jan 07 8:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are this week’s questions: 1. What two biblical figures are most often depicted in a "pietà" artwork? 2. Gherman Titov is best known for being the second person ever to do the same thing that which countryman had done four months earlier? 3. What surname, originally from the Arabic for "poultry...
by Zwak
Tue Jan 07 8:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are the answers to last week’s Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia Quiz: 1. What record label, founded in 1968, used a logo inspired by the work of Rene Magritte? One of Magritte's most famous surrealist paintings, The Son of Man, is a portrait with the head obscured by a big floating green apple. Paul...
by Zwak
Tue Jan 07 6:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

The quiz is late again.
by Zwak
Tue Dec 31 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are this week’s questions: 1. What record label, founded in 1968, used a logo inspired by the work of Rene Magritte? 2. In what state would you find the largest U.S. cities beginning with the letters 'X' and 'Z'? 3. What Genoese admiral who died in 1560 had his name return to maritime news on t...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 31 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Hot off the presses...here are the answers to last week’s Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia Quiz 1. The first Spanish colony in the New World, La Navidad, was built from the wreckage of what ship? La Navidad was founded in Hispaniola on Christmas Day 1492. Which of Columbus's three ships had foundered the...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 31 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Still no quiz yet. Sorry!
by Zwak
Tue Dec 31 6:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

No quiz as of yet.
by Zwak
Tue Dec 24 11:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7423
Views: 401002

Re: Movies

I want the ORIGINAL ORIGINAL footage. I think there were two stages of added footage, and the first stage, shrug, ok, I'll accept it, but not prefer it. I think they added more after that, though. I want what I saw as a kid in the theaters. Even JJ Abrams said in a interview I read somewhere recent...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 24 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 14595
Views: 728854

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

Okay, so Tom and Jerry's are an acquired taste. I can handle one each holiday season but since I've moved to Minnesota I've sampled slight variations of the drink that I spent the better part of the late 90's and early 2000's serving at the Elks Lodge in my hometown with my Dad. Now I always though...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 24 4:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

6. Rankin & Bass
by Zwak
Tue Dec 24 3:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are this week’s questions: 1. The first Spanish colony in the New World, La Navidad, was built from the wreckage of what ship? 2. What musician, who sang on both of the biggest Christmas songs of 1984, died on December 25, 2016? 3. What was the nom du crime of the partnership of Marv Murchins a...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 24 3:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are the answers to last week’s Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia Quiz: 1. According to its title page, the masterpiece of what 14th-century author is "surnamed Prince Galehalt" and "told by seven Ladies and three young Men"? Ten storytellers, ten days. This is the Decameron by Giovanni Boccacio. 2. "...
by Zwak
Sat Dec 21 10:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 7768
Views: 397247

Re: Television

The Rube wrote:
Sun Dec 08 10:02 pm
Buddy hooked me up on his Disney+. Barreled through Mandolorian. Great show. Looking forward to re-watching the classic movies, like "Lady And The Tramp" and such.
Don’t forget Swiss Family Robinson.
by Zwak
Fri Dec 20 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 21333
Views: 987795

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Snowcool08 wrote:
Fri Dec 20 3:08 pm
I just closed on my first house today. I get to be a real adult now.
In your hometown?
by Zwak
Fri Dec 20 8:31 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Doug Woog RIP
Replies: 123
Views: 5457

Re: Doug Woog RIP

Vegoe wrote:
Fri Dec 20 8:09 am
This one is free to read:

https://theathletic.com/1474489/2019/12 ... -the-life/
Simply an awesome article @Vegoe. Great work!
by Zwak
Wed Dec 18 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7423
Views: 401002

Re: Movies

Tickets booked in Bangkok for 4DX which means moving/vibrating chairs, scents, air flow, and other enhancements depending upon the movie. I go in with 0 expectations and with 0 spoilers outside the official trailers. I figure it can't be worse than 7 & 8 which means it will be worth it. Darth Vader...
by Zwak
Wed Dec 18 12:48 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2019
Replies: 4394
Views: 99925

Re: Gopher Football 2019

The Gophers have received a commitment from Australian punter Mark Crawford. Crawford is the top international punter in Ray Guy’s ProKicker Camp rankings. His 49.86 average distance was the best mark among all punters in the database. When applying the statistic to this year’s NCAA rankings, Crawf...
by Zwak
Wed Dec 18 11:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 8836
Views: 474262

Re: Restaurant

Just saw on FB The Happy Gnome is closing. https://growlermag.com/cornerstone-craft-beer-bar-the-happy-gnome-to-close-december-22/ What was it called before it was The Happy Gnome? The name is escaping me. Chang O'Hara's wasn't it? Yes. Thank you!!!! Nicely done! I have a post pending approval aski...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 17 3:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 8836
Views: 474262

Re: Restaurant

Just saw on FB The Happy Gnome is closing. https://growlermag.com/cornerstone-craft-beer-bar-the-happy-gnome-to-close-december-22/ What was it called before it was The Happy Gnome? The name is escaping me. Chang O'Hara's wasn't it? Yes. Thank you!!!! Nicely done! I have a post pending approval aski...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 17 11:40 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2019
Replies: 4394
Views: 99925

Re: Gopher Football 2019

Burns is playing hard and loose with the facts. Technically RIGHT NOW he is right but he wont be for very long and he leaves out the context of the numbers. He does this a lot. It is kinda lame if you ask me. I get he has to for various reasons...but he doesnt even acknowledge it when called out fo...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 17 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

I like that answer but it does seem like that list could be huge. Yeah, you're correct. I'm switching my answer to: All received Presidential pardons. I don't think that Willie McCovey received a presidential pardon. My first thought was, related to McCovey, having a body of water named after him, ...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 17 9:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Maize wrote:
Tue Dec 17 9:25 am
Zwak wrote:
Tue Dec 17 9:19 am


I like that answer but it does seem like that list could be huge.
Yeah, you're correct.

I'm switching my answer to:
Hidden Content...
All received Presidential pardons.
Since Ken is a Mormon he likely could have included himself on this list for your first response. :D
by Zwak
Tue Dec 17 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Maize wrote:
Tue Dec 17 9:16 am
7. I'm leaning towards people that didn't drink alcohol.
I like that answer but it does seem like that list could be huge.
by Zwak
Tue Dec 17 8:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 8836
Views: 474262

Re: Restaurant

Just saw on FB The Happy Gnome is closing. https://growlermag.com/cornerstone-craft-beer-bar-the-happy-gnome-to-close-december-22/ What was it called before it was The Happy Gnome? The name is escaping me. Chang O'Hara's wasn't it? Yes. Thank you!!!! Nicely done! I have a post pending approval aski...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 17 3:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are this week’s questions: 1. According to its title page, the masterpiece of what 14th-century author is "surnamed Prince Galehalt" and "told by seven Ladies and three young Men"? 2. "Five Predictions," delivered by Nicholas Negroponte in 1984, was the historic first presentation ever given at...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 17 3:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Here are the answers to last week’s Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia Quiz: 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? FULL, HALF, and SLOW are the usual settings, though DEAD...
by Zwak
Mon Dec 16 9:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 8836
Views: 474262

Re: Restaurant

davescharf wrote:
Mon Dec 16 9:22 pm
Zwak wrote:
Mon Dec 16 8:07 pm
Greyeagle wrote:
Mon Dec 16 7:18 pm
Just saw on FB The Happy Gnome is closing.

https://growlermag.com/cornerstone-craf ... cember-22/
What was it called before it was The Happy Gnome? The name is escaping me.
Chang O'Hara's wasn't it?
Yes. Thank you!!!!
by Zwak
Mon Dec 16 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 8836
Views: 474262

Re: Restaurant

Greyeagle wrote:
Mon Dec 16 7:18 pm
Just saw on FB The Happy Gnome is closing.

https://growlermag.com/cornerstone-craf ... cember-22/
What was it called before it was The Happy Gnome? The name is escaping me.
by Zwak
Sun Dec 15 2:25 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Doug Woog RIP
Replies: 123
Views: 5457

Re: Doug Woog RIP

RIP Wooger. Such a great guy. Had the opportunity to meet him a couple times. Couldn’t be nicer.

I agree that he belongs on the Mt. Rushmore of MN Hockey.
by Zwak
Fri Dec 13 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 21333
Views: 987795

Re: Simple Pleasures...

I love the tire inflators that all Kwik-Trips offer for free. You just punch in what you want the pressure to be in your tire and it will inflate and check pressure until it hits the number you put in. No, it's not that hard to just use a compressor and to keep checking with your own tire gauge but ...
by Zwak
Thu Dec 12 7:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 21333
Views: 987795

Re: Simple Pleasures...

On Facebook I am normally fun and rarely serious or preachy. Earlier in the week I had a rare serious post about my battle with depression.

Simple pleasure: the incredibly supportive responses I received via posts, private messages, text messages, and phone calls. Simply amazing.
by Zwak
Wed Dec 11 1:22 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2014-2019: The Quest for the Quint
Replies: 5310
Views: 213161

Re: Gopher Basketball 2014-2019: The Quest for the Quint

Handyman wrote:
Wed Dec 11 12:57 pm
Well he just visited Gonzaga in October I believe...

Personally I dont get the appeal to wanting to go there but they do make deep runs.
I agree. Hard to find their games on TV as they are west coast. Plus....its Spokane!
by Zwak
Wed Dec 11 12:55 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2014-2019: The Quest for the Quint
Replies: 5310
Views: 213161

Re: Gopher Basketball 2014-2019: The Quest for the Quint

That would be my guess...and if he gets an offer like that it would be hard to pass up. Anyone who would expect him to locally (and would hate Pitino for it) are off base. If the Blue Bloods come calling no coach is going to keep him here. That isnt a defense of Pitino (though I am sure Eeyore will...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 10 3:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

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: 6163
Views: 345205

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: 14595
Views: 728854

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: 18652
Views: 743350

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: 13109
Views: 1601794

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: 3323
Views: 157664

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: 7423
Views: 401002

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: 8836
Views: 474262

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: 6163
Views: 345205

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: 5961
Views: 328682

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: 6163
Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

3. Janet Jackson
by Zwak
Tue Dec 03 3:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 6163
Views: 345205

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: 6163
Views: 345205

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: 6163
Views: 345205

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: 5961
Views: 328682

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: 8836
Views: 474262

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: 6163
Views: 345205

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
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Views: 345205

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
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Views: 345205

Re: Totally Random Trivia

HockeyBum wrote:
Tue Nov 26 8:02 am
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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
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Views: 345205

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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
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Views: 345205

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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: 1559

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
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Views: 345205

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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: 6163
Views: 345205

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5. Belgium & Belgrade