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by NYC Gopher fan
Mon Jun 10 7:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 640874

Re: Television

The pattern with GoT so far has been to put the big event in the second to last episode and then use the last one to set up for next season. And there will be plenty of things happening in season 4 - there are some big things that happen in book 3 after the Red wedding
by NYC Gopher fan
Wed Jun 05 6:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 640874

Re: Television

People probably taped women knowing they would have dramatic reactions. I know way more men than women who watch the series.
by NYC Gopher fan
Mon Jun 03 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 640874

Re: Television

Also, there was one big change in the scene last night from the book. Which is why so many people were surprised even if they knew what was coming.
by NYC Gopher fan
Mon Jun 03 2:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 640874

Re: Television

Hmm, to each their own I guess. I read the books a few years ago and nothing has been ruined for me. Quite the opposite - so much that is in books can't be put into tv. But, as a standalone show, I think it's a top 3 show no matter what(only behind BB for me).
by NYC Gopher fan
Sun Jun 02 9:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 640874

Re: Television

Bonin21 wrote:So things just got real on GoT.

Yes they did. This was the episode I've been waiting for ever since the series was announced
by NYC Gopher fan
Sun Jun 02 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7974
Views: 647419

Re: Movies

I loved before sunrise and sunset. Looks like the new one will be at uptown theater next weekend
by NYC Gopher fan
Sun Jun 02 11:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Consumer Research
Replies: 4116
Views: 347489

Re: Consumer Research

When I moved back here from NYC in 2009 I'd heard used cars weren't moving that well. I wanted a used Acura tsx and found a great one at white bear Acura for 22k, but didnt want to pay that. The salesman played the usual game - called me next day and said someone else was interested, I ignored. Went...
by NYC Gopher fan
Fri May 31 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9272
Views: 748158

Re: Restaurant

Lola is awesome. I just hate how busy it is. I moved two blocks from it two years ago and it was no problem then to walk in and eat. Now? At least a 30 min wait every day of week.
by NYC Gopher fan
Mon May 20 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 640874

Re: Television

The first eight episodes are on amazon streaming but I think that's the only place
by NYC Gopher fan
Sun May 12 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7974
Views: 647419

Re: Movies

This is 40 was terrible. About an hour too long and not funny at all after first 30 mins So it was an hour and a half long? Edit: I just looked it up. It was 133 minutes long. What happens in that middle 33 minutes that makes it worth watching? Nothing. It stops being funny and then you sit there w...
by NYC Gopher fan
Sun May 12 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7974
Views: 647419

Re: Movies

This is 40 was terrible. About an hour too long and not funny at all after first 30 mins
by NYC Gopher fan
Wed May 01 6:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9272
Views: 748158

Re: Restaurant

Red Cow in Edina is pretty good. Seems to be a burger place, I liked the one I had. I think it's only been open for a short period of time.
by NYC Gopher fan
Sat Apr 27 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 640874

Re: Television

Idiot abroad is fantastic. I think that's just Karl though
by NYC Gopher fan
Wed Apr 24 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15237
Views: 1160547

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

I'm also in opus - but in a new building so hopefully no mold?
Seems to be a few of us in the area - perhaps we've all been to dbrians and not recognized each other!
by NYC Gopher fan
Tue Apr 23 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 640874

Re: Television

I think Frasier is the best spin off ever. It's great as a standalone show itself.
The first time I ever felt old was when a girl who worked for me asked me what Frasier was spun off from.
by NYC Gopher fan
Mon Apr 22 5:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7623
Views: 817822

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

It doesn't sound like much else will happen. I was just shocked to hear the story today as I'd missed it previously
by NYC Gopher fan
Mon Apr 22 5:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7623
Views: 817822

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

Twin city radio host bob Davis under fire for saying newton families who are now for gun control can go to hell. Says losing his liberty is far worse than what they've lost. Some people mad. I'd link to star trib article but I'm over my free article limit Not a political flame, just stating why he's...
by NYC Gopher fan
Sun Apr 14 6:35 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Tee to Green!
Replies: 7200
Views: 546790

Re: Tee to Green!

Adam will look good in the green jacket. :)
by NYC Gopher fan
Sun Apr 14 6:28 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Tee to Green!
Replies: 7200
Views: 546790

Re: Tee to Green!

Yes they alternate on those two holes
by NYC Gopher fan
Sun Apr 14 6:01 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Tee to Green!
Replies: 7200
Views: 546790

Re: Tee to Green!

I picked Scott. He's due.
by NYC Gopher fan
Sat Apr 13 10:56 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Tee to Green!
Replies: 7200
Views: 546790

Re: Tee to Green!

Adam Scott all the way!
by NYC Gopher fan
Thu Apr 11 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 640874

Re: Television

This makes me very happy. I said a year ago I wanted Saul to get his own show.

http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainmen ... -1.1313083
by NYC Gopher fan
Fri Dec 28 3:27 pm
Forum: Gopher Recruiting
Topic: Potential Future Recruits - Part II
Replies: 8867
Views: 1446201

Re: Potential Future Recruits - Part II

Joe Wegwerth, the NTDP U-17 forward from New York that was discussed in this thread briefly a while back because of some Minnesota ties also commits to Notre Dame. I can't believe I didnt see this before. Joe is the son of a cousin - had no idea he had gotten that good (they haven't been in MN for ...
by NYC Gopher fan
Thu Sep 13 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Travel
Replies: 2205
Views: 211894

Re: Travel

Does anyone know of any small cabin (for 1-2 people) for rent preferably up north, but anywhere in MN...that allows small dogs IN the unit...for $100 or less/night? A plus if it has a small kitchen w/stove. But even just a camper cabin would be doable (but all the ones in the state parks don't allo...
by NYC Gopher fan
Tue Aug 21 8:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15237
Views: 1160547

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

Women are certainly waiting longer to have kids, but the cost of them isn't helping, either. Did any of you read the article in the trib the other day about the costs of daycare? sheesh. I don't have an extra 13k laying around for a year of childcare. Sadly, you guys can joke about just finding a yo...
by NYC Gopher fan
Tue Aug 21 7:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7623
Views: 817822

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

You mean Eric Perkins?
by NYC Gopher fan
Wed Aug 15 1:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 640874

Re: Television

Prettty sure Walt stashed the ricin cig behind the electrical outlet. Not sure how Skylar is going to find it to smoke it...unless Walt plans on hiding it in her regular pack.
by NYC Gopher fan
Mon Aug 13 10:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9272
Views: 748158

Re: Restaurant

sunbone wrote:
Hobey Baker wrote:Mill Valley Kitchen (corner of France and Excelsior) is a nice place to have dinner.


I'm still bummed that they tore down Al's. That was a quility establishment.

I drove by Mill city this weekend and was reminiscing about Als :(
by NYC Gopher fan
Sun Aug 12 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22259
Views: 1611298

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Apparently I was too busy five nights ago to write this (or more likely that I simply forgot), but it has truly been a pleasure to be a part of this great group of guys and gals on GPL the past three years. I look forward to meeting a bunch more of you in Pittsburgh next April (including you, Dontr...
by NYC Gopher fan
Thu Aug 09 7:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Travel
Replies: 2205
Views: 211894

Re: Travel

My wife & I are going to Bahstan in September for our anniversary, staying at the Back Bay Hilton. From everything I've read it seems to be a great location and a nice hotel. you will love the hotel and the area. Everytime I go back I either stay at Hilton Back Bay or Marriott copley square. Fr...
by NYC Gopher fan
Tue Jul 17 7:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 640874

Re: Television

It was the ricin, they needed the ricin cigarette to disappear so Jesse would think someone (Gus) lifted it to poison the kid.
by NYC Gopher fan
Mon Jul 16 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 640874

Re: Television

I know Comcast has "On Demand" (free) for tv shows, and the shows are up the day after they premiere, and are left there for a couple weeks. The opening scene: yeah, he's taking on some sort of group. He is assumedly on his own now, no family (at least, that's what I got out of it). And t...
by NYC Gopher fan
Mon Jul 16 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 640874

Re: Television

he made a 52 on his plate with the bacon, just like Skyler did on his 50th in the first episode. So presumably that's his 52nd birthday, roughly two years from the start of the show. He also told waitress it was his birthday. There is an episode called '51" this season so maybe that's his 51st...
by NYC Gopher fan
Mon Jul 16 8:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 640874

Re: Television

he made a 52 on his plate with the bacon, just like Skyler did on his 50th in the first episode. So presumably that's his 52nd birthday, roughly two years from the start of the show. He also told waitress it was his birthday. There is an episode called '51" this season so maybe that's his 51st ...
by NYC Gopher fan
Fri Jul 13 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7623
Views: 817822

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

I can tell you one thing for sure, Jeff is crystal clear on his thoughts about politics. His brothers have no clue and and are always on the wrong side of every issue!!!! 4 more years!!! Good hockey and political debates this year at Mariucci. Look forward to it! Hope all is well!!! thanks for answ...
by NYC Gopher fan
Thu Jul 12 10:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7623
Views: 817822

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

Jeff's cool, but he has this one brother who's a total jackbag. Guy's as personable as a bag of pure methane. *lies in wait* I speak not of the rest of the Dubay's...hell I almost got one kicked out of the VFW in Uptown because he went on a tirade about how Hopkins isnt a suburb it is a city! Somet...
by NYC Gopher fan
Wed Jun 06 11:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9272
Views: 748158

Re: Restaurant

I will echo Handy here and say the Triple B is the one you should try. I get it nearly every time
by NYC Gopher fan
Wed Jun 06 11:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9272
Views: 748158

Re: Restaurant

I have never had a wait at Shamrocks... One time I sat at a table for an hour at Blue Door waiting for a server to say hi...never again. And I would walk across town to go to Shamrocks before I would drive to either Matts/5-8. (which are 5 minutes from me) You couldnt pay me to go back to Lions Tap...
by NYC Gopher fan
Wed Jun 06 6:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9272
Views: 748158

Re: Restaurant

I'm dead serious on Shamrock. I mean, it was a good burger but, just like sunbone, I wouldn't go out of my way to have it. If I'm in the area, I might stop by. But I've had better elsewhere. Hell, some of the burgers I've made at home were better. That's how I feel about the blue door. or lions tap
by NYC Gopher fan
Tue May 29 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 640874

Re: Television

I think this week's Game of Thrones episode was incredible. The rest of the season has been ok, but for those who have read the books, you know that season 3 should be a much more exciting season. I think it will be tough to top that. Book two was not the most exciting of the books, almost more of ...
by NYC Gopher fan
Tue May 29 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 640874

Re: Television

I think this week's Game of Thrones episode was incredible. The rest of the season has been ok, but for those who have read the books, you know that season 3 should be a much more exciting season. I think it will be tough to top that. Book two was not the most exciting of the books, almost more of a...
by NYC Gopher fan
Mon Apr 30 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 8093
Views: 640874

Re: Television

I guess this whole season of Mad Men just isn't doing for me and last night's episode was the tipping point for me. Cersei Lannister on Game of Thrones is the most unlikeable character on television, IMO. I hate her ing guts. Ironically enough, her brothers Tyrion and Jaime are my favorite characte...
by NYC Gopher fan
Thu Apr 26 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9272
Views: 748158

Re: Restaurant

Bar La Grassa could be a great italian substitution for Mannys. I think they're open for lunch?
by NYC Gopher fan
Tue Apr 10 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9272
Views: 748158

Re: Restaurant

Slap Shot wrote:Anyone ever been to Pizzeria Lola's?

I go there all the time. I live two blocks away so its easy. Best pizza in twin cities, I think. I just wish it woudl stop getting so much publicity as its always so busy now - an hour wait last wednesday night at 8pm. I usually just do take out now.
by NYC Gopher fan
Mon Mar 26 10:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 22259
Views: 1611298

Re: Simple Pleasures...

She isn't my girlfriend She has rehearsals for 2 plays (she is at an audition for another as we speak...that is just nuts) so she cant go :/ There are people on this board though (1 of whom reads this thread from time to time actually) who can confirm she exists and we are dating Now back to banana...
by NYC Gopher fan
Fri Feb 24 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9272
Views: 748158

Re: Restaurant

Blue Door was great the first few months. Then everyone and their mother from the burbs started driving in and the wait became 45 mins at 9pm. The tv shows being filmed there only added to that. Dave and I have had absolutely horrid service there - I mean really terrible. And I've had the issue of p...
by NYC Gopher fan
Thu Feb 23 10:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9272
Views: 748158

Re: Restaurant

The Nook is overrated crap. Small burgers, lousy fries, terrible wait staff and a long line to make you wait for the disappointment. I'll never go back. You're serious? I go there quite often (I'm not the only GPL'er) and while I will buy the Nook not being someone's all time favorite, to say its c...
by NYC Gopher fan
Tue Dec 27 2:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9272
Views: 748158

Re: Restaurant

Anyone have any good restaurant/bar/take out chinese/pizza suggestions in the 50th & France / Fulton neighborhood? Just moved there and I'm looking for some good local / hole-in-the-wall places. Thanks in advance! I just moved to the area myself recently. 56th and Xerxes is Pizzeria Lola - prob...
by NYC Gopher fan
Tue Dec 27 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Travel
Replies: 2205
Views: 211894

Re: Travel

Agree that 5 days in vegas is way too much. I can't do more than 3. But I guess if you spent your days outside at the pool and had shows lined up for night time, you could do it. My group went to two pretty pricey restaurants last time we were there. Tao was great so if you like Japanese food it's w...
by NYC Gopher fan
Thu Dec 22 10:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7974
Views: 647419

Re: Movies

Hunger games are excellent books. Only flaw is like the Dragon tatoo series, the first two books are full of action and the last book is more of a resolution story. I am more excited for Hunger games movie than I am for dragon tatoo. I'm sure the swedish books did lose some in translation, but I sti...
by NYC Gopher fan
Thu Dec 15 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9272
Views: 748158

Re: Restaurant

Trattoria is outstanding!
by NYC Gopher fan
Wed Nov 23 12:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9272
Views: 748158

Re: Restaurant

Has anyone been to Bar La Grassa? And if you have would you recommend anything in particular? It's my favorite restaurant in the Twin Cities now. Has been for a while. Highly recommend their fresh pastas, particularly the fettucini alfredo (perfect amount of cheese) or the gnocchi. I've been there ...
by NYC Gopher fan
Thu May 26 10:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9272
Views: 748158

Re: Restaurant

What, Handy? You don't think the one hour wait is worth it at BDP?
by NYC Gopher fan
Sat May 07 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9272
Views: 748158

Re: Restaurant

I was a waitress in college and grew up with a father who always overtipped (since his family owned a restaurant/bar) so I always overtip unless its horrible service. What strikes me is that clearly Sweeney's just doesn't care. I found it funny that so many people on here have the same experience wi...
by NYC Gopher fan
Fri May 06 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9272
Views: 748158

Re: Restaurant

Totally echo the Sweeney's complaints. I've NEVER had good service there. Every bar has drunks to put up with, that is no excuse for being outright rude. The last 3 times I've been there, I've had the same girl as my waitress. I've been there with men (I'm a girl) and she literally refuses to serve ...
by NYC Gopher fan
Sun Mar 13 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Travel
Replies: 2205
Views: 211894

Re: Travel

Anybody have any ideas/tips for must-see, avoid, or okay attractions in NYC/Manhatten in mid-May? I've got a few ideas after living in NYC for a few years. Agree on Ground Zero. The staten island ferry is a great free attraction, gives you a great view of the island. I'd avoid Times Square as its n...
by NYC Gopher fan
Sun Jan 23 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7974
Views: 647419

Re: Movies

I saw The Way Back this weekend. Great movie, very little advertising out so I don't think most people realize what it is. But you can't beat Ed Harris, and Colin Ferrel was pretty good, too. Of course the story of a group of men escaping from a Siberian gulag and walking 4000 miles to India is goin...
by NYC Gopher fan
Fri Nov 05 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9272
Views: 748158

Re: Restaurant

I think the Blue Door is vastly overrated. First of all the place is way too small and the burgers arent half as good as the Nook. The only reason I can understand someone really loving the blue door is they either like the beer selection, or they like odd combos of things stuffed in their burger.....
by NYC Gopher fan
Thu Nov 04 8:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7623
Views: 817822

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

Well, seeing as how there's a crap-ton of unresolved issues from the Senate recount, and we're about to go headlong into a Governor recount with the same people in charge of running it, I'd say some hard questions do need to be asked. ....AND Ritchie got re-elected overwhelmingly. People should hav...
by NYC Gopher fan
Sun Oct 11 3:37 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: MLB News
Replies: 6961
Views: 544731

Re: MLB News

thank god the sox are done. If they had won today and the twins win tonight, Twins game would have been moved up to 12:30 tomorrow in order to give the sox-angels game the 4pm slot.
by NYC Gopher fan
Tue Oct 21 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7623
Views: 817822

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

The cops will often run the license plates of cars, especially if its at night, and in an area that is known to be a traffic area for something like drugs, etc. If the car is registered to a person with a suspended license, or who has a warrant, etc of course they will pull that car over. So althoug...