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by Karlsson
Fri Sep 18 4:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Friday, September 18 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. There are four spices in McCormick’s Pumpkin Pie Spice. Which one comes first alphabetically? 2. What subject is the blue pie in Trivial Pursuit? 3. What Muppet—who was voiced by Howie Mandel and Dave Coulie...
by Karlsson
Fri Sep 18 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Could 4 be Joe Biden during a VP debate? I think it was Katie Couric It was. And for the record, Palin said "All of them" not "most of them". I love the scene in Game Change where they portray what may have been happening among the McCain campaign staff during that interview. Woody Harrelson's char...
by Karlsson
Thu Sep 17 4:34 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 19403
Views: 1148463

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

Would have been funnier if we won.
by Karlsson
Wed Sep 16 8:46 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 19403
Views: 1148463

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

Odorizzi is back!

And he's gone.
by Karlsson
Wed Sep 16 7:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

1. Phosphorus
3. One Direction
by Karlsson
Wed Sep 16 12:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7498
Views: 744529

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

Slap Shot wrote:
Tue Sep 15 11:13 pm
Who is the DJ?
Eric Malmberg, weekday overnights.
by Karlsson
Tue Sep 15 8:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Zwak wrote:
Tue Sep 15 8:17 am
Tuesday, September 15

Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email.

2. The escudo was a Spanish gold coin used as currency in the Americas until the 1800s. What was the two-escudo coin called?
Doubloon?
by Karlsson
Tue Sep 15 8:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Zwak wrote:
Tue Sep 15 4:30 am

4. What musical instrument's name was spelled in English with an initial apostrophe well into the 20th century?
Cello
by Karlsson
Mon Sep 14 8:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

1. House of Cards, Orange in the New Black, The Crown, Stranger Things, Ozark.

Can't think of the sixth.
by Karlsson
Sun Sep 13 4:32 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 19403
Views: 1148463

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

Rosario really is dim. Yield to the CF. Especially when that CF is Buxton.
by Karlsson
Sun Sep 13 3:07 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 19403
Views: 1148463

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

Has the bomba squad finally arrived?
by Karlsson
Sun Sep 13 2:57 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2020 season
Replies: 304
Views: 15455

Re: Vikings 2020 season

Hey, they're chipping a point off the lead every possession. Doesn't look like there's enough time left to pull it off using this strategy, though.
by Karlsson
Sun Sep 13 1:31 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2020 season
Replies: 304
Views: 15455

Re: Vikings 2020 season

How is this half not over yet?
by Karlsson
Sun Sep 13 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7824
Views: 578214

Re: Movies

I watched Schindler's List again - the last time was probably 15 years ago. Still so very moving yet inspiring as well. I forgot it was made nearly 30 years ago. Powerful film. There were a couple rooms at Yad Vashem dedicated toward the "righteous among the nations", or non-Jews that helped Jews. ...
by Karlsson
Fri Sep 11 7:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

4. St. Vincent
by Karlsson
Thu Sep 10 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

2. Akeelah and the Bee
by Karlsson
Wed Sep 09 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

4. Twelfth Night
by Karlsson
Tue Sep 08 8:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

1) The Andes
by Karlsson
Tue Sep 08 7:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

5) The Good Place
by Karlsson
Mon Sep 07 3:37 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 19403
Views: 1148463

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

I'm a little surprised they are continuing here. The infield is trash. I assume it is due to the shortened season and the issues they've already had with getting these games against Detroit in.
by Karlsson
Mon Sep 07 2:56 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 19403
Views: 1148463

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

Why does the TC look like it is melting off Adrianza's batting helmet?
by Karlsson
Sun Sep 06 4:24 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 19403
Views: 1148463

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

Ummmmm... Why the hell wasn't that challenged?

Edit: Is that actually considered in the field of play? That's silly.
by Karlsson
Sun Sep 06 3:36 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 19403
Views: 1148463

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

This ump has a real wide strike zone.
by Karlsson
Sat Sep 05 3:10 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 19403
Views: 1148463

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

What was your favorite Ildemaro Vargas moment?
by Karlsson
Fri Sep 04 10:42 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NHL 2019-20 season
Replies: 497
Views: 35111

Re: NHL 2019-20 season

Dallas and Vegas it is. Should be fun to watch.
by Karlsson
Fri Sep 04 10:26 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NHL 2019-20 season
Replies: 497
Views: 35111

Re: NHL 2019-20 season

Theodore finally snaps the steak. Vegas leads 1-0.
by Karlsson
Fri Sep 04 10:12 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NHL 2019-20 season
Replies: 497
Views: 35111

Re: NHL 2019-20 season

This game is bonkers.
by Karlsson
Fri Sep 04 10:04 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NHL 2019-20 season
Replies: 497
Views: 35111

Re: NHL 2019-20 season

Yeah, I think they got 1 shot on the major power play.
by Karlsson
Fri Sep 04 9:27 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NHL 2019-20 season
Replies: 497
Views: 35111

Re: NHL 2019-20 season

Demko has to be deeply embedded in the Vegas skaters' psyches at this point.
by Karlsson
Fri Sep 04 6:43 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 19403
Views: 1148463

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

Double header sweep. Nice.

I agree it is silly to bring extra laundry for one game, but it was still interesting to see a "home" team wear gray.
by Karlsson
Fri Sep 04 2:14 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 19403
Views: 1148463

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

Great catch by Donaldson. That's really hard to do.
by Karlsson
Fri Sep 04 1:57 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 19403
Views: 1148463

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

Any relation to Michael Rooker? Because that would be fantastic. :lol:
by Karlsson
Thu Sep 03 11:17 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NHL 2019-20 season
Replies: 497
Views: 35111

Re: NHL 2019-20 season

Vegas outshoots Vancouver 48-23, lose 4-0.
by Karlsson
Thu Sep 03 8:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

4) Ribs
by Karlsson
Wed Sep 02 11:44 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 19403
Views: 1148463

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

Cowgirl wrote:
Wed Sep 02 11:37 pm
I regularly have the Twins games on as my background noise when I’m at work. Better than missing the whole game!
Agreed. When a game is going I always have it on whether I'm watching it or not, unless the wife uses her supreme veto powers of course.
by Karlsson
Wed Sep 02 11:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9175
Views: 668921

Re: Restaurant

I don't think it breaks the rules to say businesses are concerned about being looted and destroyed. Of course they are. I also don't think it breaks the rules to say that such actions are deplorable and should be punished. I think the rules start being broken when we say that people's reasons for t...
by Karlsson
Wed Sep 02 11:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9175
Views: 668921

Re: Restaurant

I don't think it breaks the rules to say businesses are concerned about being looted and destroyed. Of course they are. I also don't think it breaks the rules to say that such actions are deplorable and should be punished. I think the rules start being broken when we say that people's reasons for t...
by Karlsson
Wed Sep 02 10:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9175
Views: 668921

Re: Restaurant

I don't think it breaks the rules to say businesses are concerned about being looted and destroyed. Of course they are. I also don't think it breaks the rules to say that such actions are deplorable and should be punished. I think the rules start being broken when we say that people's reasons for ta...
by Karlsson
Wed Sep 02 10:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9175
Views: 668921

Re: Restaurant

I think Kelly hit the nail on the head. Omar had a great idea a while back, then got too big for his britches. It's too bad, but it appears other places will have to finish getting this state's beer laws completely out of the stone age She had many a good point, but also, who could have seen the Ro...
by Karlsson
Wed Sep 02 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9175
Views: 668921

Re: Restaurant

I think Kelly hit the nail on the head. Omar had a great idea a while back, then got too big for his britches. It's too bad, but it appears other places will have to finish getting this state's beer laws completely out of the stone age She had many a good point, but also, who could have seen the Ro...
by Karlsson
Wed Sep 02 10:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9175
Views: 668921

Re: Restaurant

I think Kelly hit the nail on the head. Omar had a great idea a while back, then got too big for his britches. It's too bad, but it appears other places will have to finish getting this state's beer laws completely out of the stone age
by Karlsson
Wed Sep 02 10:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got Beer?
Replies: 17225
Views: 977803

Re: Got Beer?

I totally read it as Burch, as in Burch Steak. Was all sorts of surprised they started brewing. :mrgreen:
by Karlsson
Wed Sep 02 10:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Blame businesses. There's a reason that gas stations used to advertise gas as $1.99(9) a gallon, etc. Looks better than $2.00 a gallon. Truth. Prices that end in "x.99" is a marketing thing. Meh. If the penny went away, they'd all quickly shift to $X.95. Edit: Or even more likely, they wouldn't cha...
by Karlsson
Wed Sep 02 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Blame businesses. There's a reason that gas stations used to advertise gas as $1.99(9) a gallon, etc. Looks better than $2.00 a gallon. Truth. Prices that end in "x.99" is a marketing thing. Meh. If the penny went away, they'd all quickly shift to $X.95. Edit: Or even more likely, they wouldn't cha...
by Karlsson
Wed Sep 02 9:33 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NHL 2019-20 season
Replies: 497
Views: 35111

Re: NHL 2019-20 season

We've got a game seven!

Colorado evens the series against Dallas with a 4-1 win in a game you'd never knew Benn or Seguin played in.
by Karlsson
Wed Sep 02 8:13 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 19403
Views: 1148463

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

Welcome back, Donaldson. Keep it up.

Edit: Kepler hurt. Le sigh...
by Karlsson
Tue Sep 01 9:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9175
Views: 668921

Re: Restaurant

Bar La Grassa on Washington in the north loop. Great joint.
by Karlsson
Tue Sep 01 8:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22174
Views: 1421618

Re: Simple Pleasures...

The original lyrics for the Rouser had that many rahs in the refrain. It also had another verse. That switched long ago, though, so it is still odd.
by Karlsson
Tue Sep 01 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22174
Views: 1421618

Re: Simple Pleasures...

by Karlsson
Mon Aug 31 8:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

2) Naked Lunch
by Karlsson
Wed Aug 26 11:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got Beer?
Replies: 17225
Views: 977803

Re: Got Beer?

Tried Exile Brewing's Zoltan tonight. It's alright. Good for hot weather.
by Karlsson
Wed Aug 26 7:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

5) Georgia O'Keefe

Oops. Goofed on the spelling. O'Keeffe.
by Karlsson
Tue Aug 25 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9175
Views: 668921

Re: Restaurant

Izzys best offerings were off the charts good. That's true. When I picked the right flavor it was fantastic. I've just had better luck at the other places. Didn't matter what I picked, it was going to be good. The location was nice, though. I liked wandering around gold medal park eating some ice c...
by Karlsson
Tue Aug 25 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9175
Views: 668921

Re: Restaurant

Don't want to see a business go under, but I honestly think that both Sebastian Joe's and Pumphouse are better.
by Karlsson
Tue Aug 25 7:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

3) Augustus
by Karlsson
Mon Aug 24 9:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Greyeagle wrote:
Mon Aug 24 7:19 am
It could be Israel, I think they have a port on the Red Sea.

EDIT - Nope, at least not technically on The Red Sea itself.
Gulf of Aqaba! Didn't get down to Eilat to see it when we went a few years ago. Maybe next time. Jordan has some shoreline too.
davescharf wrote:
Mon Aug 24 6:49 am
1. Is Djibouti the 6th?
Must be.
by Karlsson
Sun Aug 23 11:00 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: MLB News
Replies: 6843
Views: 481132

Re: MLB News

Love it.

by Karlsson
Sun Aug 23 4:16 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 19403
Views: 1148463

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

Now Clippard takes one off his throwing elbow. Twins just can't get out of KC fast enough.
by Karlsson
Fri Aug 21 11:20 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NHL 2019-20 season
Replies: 497
Views: 35111

Re: NHL 2019-20 season

Karlsson wrote:
Wed Aug 19 10:53 pm
Turns out all the Blues needed to do to start winning was put Binnington on a shelf and send Tarasenko home.
Whoops. Sorry Blues.
by Karlsson
Fri Aug 21 1:25 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NHL 2019-20 season
Replies: 497
Views: 35111

Re: NHL 2019-20 season

Jeezuz was that really that bad of a comment? It's not even an insult to women and actually more of a rip on the players themselves for not being able to contain themselves. I usually get down with the PC police but this one is silly. I'm with you on this one. I feel like I'm missing something here.
by Karlsson
Fri Aug 21 8:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

5) Tyler & Cameron
by Karlsson
Thu Aug 20 9:24 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 19403
Views: 1148463

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

5 runs on 3 hits in the final two innings is nice though.
by Karlsson
Thu Aug 20 8:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

2) Peaches & Cream
by Karlsson
Wed Aug 19 10:53 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NHL 2019-20 season
Replies: 497
Views: 35111

Re: NHL 2019-20 season

Turns out all the Blues needed to do to start winning was put Binnington on a shelf and send Tarasenko home.
by Karlsson
Wed Aug 19 10:45 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 19403
Views: 1148463

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

Adrianza with a 9.00 ERA. Bullpen sucks.



:wink:
by Karlsson
Wed Aug 19 1:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Greyeagle wrote:
Wed Aug 19 9:33 am
Karlsson wrote:
Wed Aug 19 8:03 am
3) Petrograd
I could not recall the other...thanks!
It got me for a moment. Knew it still had something to do with Peter the Great.
by Karlsson
Wed Aug 19 8:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

3) Petrograd
4) Sacco & Vanzetti
by Karlsson
Tue Aug 18 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8001
Views: 573140

Re: Television

ScoobyDoo wrote:
Mon Aug 17 10:42 am
Lovecraft Country.
Just watched it tonight. Liked it a lot.
by Karlsson
Tue Aug 18 4:14 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: MLB News
Replies: 6843
Views: 481132

Re: MLB News

Didn't the Rangers drop a 30 bag on someone a while back?
by Karlsson
Tue Aug 18 8:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

3. Where did 123 out of 146 prisoners of war die during the night of June 20, 1756? I don't know which answer they want here, the city, the place in the city, or the location in the place in the city, but I'll give all three seeming I just read something that talked about this. A room called "The Bl...
by Karlsson
Tue Aug 18 7:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7862
Views: 533623

Re: Totally Random Trivia

3) Red Bull
5) Liberia
by Karlsson
Mon Aug 17 9:45 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 19403
Views: 1148463

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

Impressive against anyone let alone Merrifield.
by Karlsson
Mon Aug 17 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15076
Views: 1035130

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

Yeah I believe there's a few thin layers of white thrown in there for contrast.
by Karlsson
Mon Aug 17 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WEATHERMANIA
Replies: 6258
Views: 467786

Re: WEATHERMANIA

Zwak wrote:
Mon Aug 17 4:04 pm
It hit 130 in Death Valley over the weekend. :shock:

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/627 ... e-on-earth
Meh. It's a dry heat.

/Minnesotan :lol: