Simple Pleasures...

Open Forum (Except Sports)..... Let's keep politics & religion talk out of here please.
User avatar
gopher6
Veteran
Posts: 4569
Joined: Wed Feb 01 7:17 am
Location: frozen pond
Has liked: 3 times
Been liked: 2 times
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by gopher6 » Fri Jul 19 10:49 am

Power station Fire in Madison WI, city has no power L.O.L

User avatar
gopher6
Veteran
Posts: 4569
Joined: Wed Feb 01 7:17 am
Location: frozen pond
Has liked: 3 times
Been liked: 2 times
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by gopher6 » Fri Jul 19 10:49 am

Power station Fire in Madison WI, city has no power L.O.L

User avatar
Slap Shot
Golden
Golden
Posts: 15228
Joined: Sat May 14 9:01 pm
Location: Angeles City, Philippines
Has liked: 30 times
Been liked: 47 times
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Slap Shot » Fri Jul 19 12:24 pm

Must be a 2-alarm fire.

But not sure I'd call any fire a simple pleasure.
Currently under construction.

User avatar
george
Golden
Golden
Posts: 5406
Joined: Wed Apr 09 11:14 am
Location: Edina
Has liked: 14 times
Been liked: 22 times

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by george » Fri Jul 19 12:35 pm

Slap Shot wrote:
Fri Jul 19 12:24 pm
Must be a 2-alarm fire.

But not sure I'd call any fire a simple pleasure.
A bonfire in the backyard or a campfire in the camp ring, but otherwise yeah, no.

User avatar
Thirty-Four
Golden
Golden
Posts: 7174
Joined: Wed Oct 26 4:21 pm
Location: The crease
Has liked: 18 times
Been liked: 26 times

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Thirty-Four » Fri Jul 19 12:53 pm

Slap Shot wrote:
Fri Jul 19 12:24 pm
Must be a 2-alarm fire.

But not sure I'd call any fire a simple pleasure.
I thought Gator was back for a second. He LOL’d like a madman...

User avatar
Greyeagle
Moderator
Posts: 18347
Joined: Wed Apr 09 12:12 pm
Location: Capital City
Has liked: 139 times
Been liked: 51 times
Age: 52

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Greyeagle » Sat Jul 20 6:24 pm



:lol:
Sittin', drinkin', superficially thinkin'

User avatar
Handyman
Golden
Golden
Posts: 26978
Joined: Mon Apr 14 12:24 am
Location: New Hope, MN
Has liked: 13 times
Been liked: 43 times
Age: 39

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Handyman » Sat Jul 20 10:23 pm

Oh man :lol:
GG13 can burn in hell! #neverforget

The entire above post is an opinion. If you disagree with me, that is aok by me :) :dup:

"Yeah I know Handy,you're the smartest guy on the board,maybe on the whole interwebs!!! Yea Handy!!"
- dave122793 Sun Jan 05, 2014

"I'm clearly an idiot. Forget I ever said anything. :biggrin2:"
-Scooby 2/7/2017

User avatar
The Rube
Golden
Golden
Posts: 29570
Joined: Sun Apr 10 11:01 am
Location: Chez Rube
Has liked: 26 times
Been liked: 39 times
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by The Rube » Sun Jul 21 10:09 pm

davescharf wrote:
Thu Jul 18 11:00 am
Cowgirl wrote:
Thu Jul 18 10:21 am
Bertogliat wrote:
Thu Jul 18 6:34 am
Four days? :shock: God save you all.
We don’t spend all our time in Houghton. We spend Friday and Saturday night farther north at an inn right on the shore of Lake Superior. Awesome food, bonfires, exploring the Keweenaw....just with two dozen friends!

Yes we happened to have first started coming to the area for hockey but fell in love with the UP.

There’s so much more to this trip than Houghton. In fact Diesel and I left Saturday; we took the ferry across from Milwaukee to Muskegon (you should all do that sometime, was worth it!), spent a couple days in Traverse City, and explored the lakeshore around Marquette before we landed in the peninsula.

It’s a different vibe up in this part of the country. People are friendlier, it’s a more relaxed attitude, and there’s something for everyone to enjoy!
I don’t think I’ve mentioned this to you but your trip to Houghton is a lot like the annual fall trip I take you Bayfield over the AppleFest weekend. The big difference is that Bayfield is packed that weekend and there aren’t as many places to go explore in the WI arrowhead.

Couple days in Traverse City? Did your vehicle have enough room for all the Growlers Diesel bought? ;)
What they said about the vibe and such. There was a sweet car show in Copper Harbor, and the cars come into town in one big line before they park on the main drag. Hearing some of those engines.... :shock: Lots of beautiful cars, from the 1920's to current (not a fan of the current ones in a show like this, but *shrug*).

Tremendous food at the inn Cowgirl mentioned. Had some Duck Confit last night that was amazing. Also, there are a couple roads that, well, let's just say it's fun to have the car I have. ;) I think Dillo would say the same about owning the car he has. :D

Finally, last night, because you are in the middle of nowhere, when the skies are clear at night, it's majestic. Saw some sort of satellite/something zip across the sky like crazy. It was really cool.
MNGophers29 wrote:When the wife asks, I will just tell her "Rube said it was ok"!! LOL!

When you tell somebody somethin', it depends on what part of the country you're standin' in... as to just how dumb you are.

TheRube33 on UnTappd

User avatar
Cowgirl
Golden
Golden
Posts: 6427
Joined: Thu Feb 24 12:43 pm
Location: Trying to pee a goal!
Has liked: 40 times
Been liked: 50 times
Age: 32

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Cowgirl » Sun Jul 21 10:18 pm

If it was the really bright light it was the international space station.
So many stars last night. The couple nights a year we get to see that many! I did see a shooting star too!

Car show was fun - apparently they let everything, and I mean everything in. We are tempted to throw a couple of our cars in some year just for kicks; (don’t see many ‘95 cougars around these days!)

Awesome week, still in Duluth for the night and bummed it’s over tomorrow but my favorite week every year. Already planning next year’s trip!

The UP is definitely a magical place.

User avatar
The Rube
Golden
Golden
Posts: 29570
Joined: Sun Apr 10 11:01 am
Location: Chez Rube
Has liked: 26 times
Been liked: 39 times
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by The Rube » Sun Jul 21 10:31 pm

Cowgirl wrote:
Sun Jul 21 10:18 pm
If it was the really bright light it was the international space station.
So many stars last night. The couple nights a year we get to see that many! I did see a shooting star too!

Car show was fun - apparently they let everything, and I mean everything in. We are tempted to throw a couple of our cars in some year just for kicks; (don’t see many ‘95 cougars around these days!)

Awesome week, still in Duluth for the night and bummed it’s over tomorrow but my favorite week every year. Already planning next year’s trip!

The UP is definitely a magical place.
That's what we thought, I don't think anyone really confirmed, though.

There WAS an '83 (?) Cougar there, that was in REALLY good condition. There was some mid-80s VW something or other, with a sign that said "Every car show needs an ugly car." That got a pass from me. But a 1981 Mitsubishi Gallant? C'mon....and as much as I like the new 'Vettes....naw, they don't really belong there.

I enjoyed the 1969 Opel GT and the 1970's Porsche 914 (which I think is an underrated Porsche).

I'm already looking forward to next year's trip, also.
MNGophers29 wrote:When the wife asks, I will just tell her "Rube said it was ok"!! LOL!

When you tell somebody somethin', it depends on what part of the country you're standin' in... as to just how dumb you are.

TheRube33 on UnTappd

User avatar
Thirty-Four
Golden
Golden
Posts: 7174
Joined: Wed Oct 26 4:21 pm
Location: The crease
Has liked: 18 times
Been liked: 26 times

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Thirty-Four » Mon Jul 22 1:07 pm

Getting to touch the Stanley Cup and get a picture with it in Stillwater this morning. Thank you, Mitch Reinke.

fightclub30
Veteran
Posts: 3407
Joined: Mon Apr 18 9:45 pm
Been liked: 2 times
Age: 33

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by fightclub30 » Mon Jul 22 7:32 pm

How did I not know this until just now, and by accident.

If I unplug my center channel, the play by play and color commentary is gone, and all I get is ambient crowd noise and sound effects. Wow! I think every sporting event I watch might be this way from now on.

User avatar
Jupiter
Bringer of Jollity
Bringer of Jollity
Posts: 14471
Joined: Wed Apr 09 10:45 am
Location: The Sticks
Has liked: 30 times
Been liked: 36 times
Age: 46
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Jupiter » Tue Jul 23 9:06 am

fightclub30 wrote:
Mon Jul 22 7:32 pm
How did I not know this until just now, and by accident.

If I unplug my center channel, the play by play and color commentary is gone, and all I get is ambient crowd noise and sound effects. Wow! I think every sporting event I watch might be this way from now on.
This will work on the major national networks....(and it is wonderful) But not on something like FSN. They do not broadcast in surround sound, so you cannot turn off Anthony LaPanta during the wild season.

User avatar
Slap Shot
Golden
Golden
Posts: 15228
Joined: Sat May 14 9:01 pm
Location: Angeles City, Philippines
Has liked: 30 times
Been liked: 47 times
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Slap Shot » Tue Jul 23 12:57 pm

Borrowed from elsewhere:

The Area 51 Raid - A Chris Hawkey production
Currently under construction.

User avatar
Greyeagle
Moderator
Posts: 18347
Joined: Wed Apr 09 12:12 pm
Location: Capital City
Has liked: 139 times
Been liked: 51 times
Age: 52

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Greyeagle » Tue Jul 23 2:29 pm

Who is Chris Hawkey?
Sittin', drinkin', superficially thinkin'

User avatar
Slap Shot
Golden
Golden
Posts: 15228
Joined: Sat May 14 9:01 pm
Location: Angeles City, Philippines
Has liked: 30 times
Been liked: 47 times
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Slap Shot » Tue Jul 23 2:57 pm

Greyeagle wrote:
Tue Jul 23 2:29 pm
Who is Chris Hawkey?
:rim:
Currently under construction.

fightclub30
Veteran
Posts: 3407
Joined: Mon Apr 18 9:45 pm
Been liked: 2 times
Age: 33

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by fightclub30 » Tue Jul 23 8:53 pm

Jupiter wrote:
Tue Jul 23 9:06 am
fightclub30 wrote:
Mon Jul 22 7:32 pm
How did I not know this until just now, and by accident.

If I unplug my center channel, the play by play and color commentary is gone, and all I get is ambient crowd noise and sound effects. Wow! I think every sporting event I watch might be this way from now on.
This will work on the major national networks....(and it is wonderful) But not on something like FSN. They do not broadcast in surround sound, so you cannot turn off Anthony LaPanta during the wild season.
Confirmed it doesn't work on FSN. However I'm on DISH so who knows how much longer I'll be able to watch FSN ... Haha.

User avatar
Jupiter
Bringer of Jollity
Bringer of Jollity
Posts: 14471
Joined: Wed Apr 09 10:45 am
Location: The Sticks
Has liked: 30 times
Been liked: 36 times
Age: 46
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Jupiter » Wed Jul 24 3:17 pm

It’s great for football & hockey when you just want to hear the sounds of the game and not the announcers going on and on.

fightclub30
Veteran
Posts: 3407
Joined: Mon Apr 18 9:45 pm
Been liked: 2 times
Age: 33

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by fightclub30 » Wed Jul 24 4:28 pm

Jupiter wrote:
Wed Jul 24 3:17 pm
It’s great for football & hockey when you just want to hear the sounds of the game and not the announcers going on and on.
Does BTN broadcast in surround for Gopher Football and/or Hockey? I'd LOVE to not have to listen to Beth Mowins...

User avatar
Jupiter
Bringer of Jollity
Bringer of Jollity
Posts: 14471
Joined: Wed Apr 09 10:45 am
Location: The Sticks
Has liked: 30 times
Been liked: 36 times
Age: 46
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Jupiter » Wed Jul 24 5:19 pm

fightclub30 wrote:
Wed Jul 24 4:28 pm
Jupiter wrote:
Wed Jul 24 3:17 pm
It’s great for football & hockey when you just want to hear the sounds of the game and not the announcers going on and on.
Does BTN broadcast in surround for Gopher Football and/or Hockey? I'd LOVE to not have to listen to Beth Mowins...
I do not recall.... let me check with a contact of mine.

EDIT: BTN does not broadcast in surround sound

User avatar
Snowcool08
Golden
Golden
Posts: 4969
Joined: Tue Mar 06 2:20 am
Location: South St. Paul
Has liked: 3 times
Been liked: 7 times
Age: 33

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Snowcool08 » Wed Jul 24 6:06 pm

fightclub30 wrote:
Wed Jul 24 4:28 pm
Jupiter wrote:
Wed Jul 24 3:17 pm
It’s great for football & hockey when you just want to hear the sounds of the game and not the announcers going on and on.
Does BTN broadcast in surround for Gopher Football and/or Hockey? I'd LOVE to not have to listen to Beth Mowins...
Beth Mowins is on ESPN.

User avatar
MNGophers29
Golden
Golden
Posts: 6649
Joined: Sat Dec 30 11:24 pm
Location: Fargo via Grand Rapids, Bemidji, Madison WI, East Grand Forks.
Has liked: 7 times
Been liked: 19 times
Age: 40

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by MNGophers29 » Sun Jul 28 9:17 pm

So I have gotten into the habit that I don’t do any projects at the lake when the wife and kids are here. So, projects tend to stack up until I can get here for a weekend by myself. My work schedule worked out with a trip to Duluth on Thursday so I was able to drive here and spend an extra day before they arrived. Got a few projects done. Yesterday afternoon I realized that I didn’t have baseball practice on Sunday night for the first time since April so the wife left about noon today and I was able to get a bunch more stuff done and can office from here tomorrow!
"Hard work will beat talent, if talent doesn't work hard"
Doug Woog - 1990

This quote was written on the chalkboard in a lockeroom in the old Ralph Engelstad arena my Squirt team used the day after the Gophers used it and came into the game ranked #1 in the nation and lost 6-1 to a second rate Whioux team.

Overhead on SiouxSports.com - Why does every thread always turn into a "Gopher" thread? Is there a secret infatuation with them?

User avatar
Greyeagle
Moderator
Posts: 18347
Joined: Wed Apr 09 12:12 pm
Location: Capital City
Has liked: 139 times
Been liked: 51 times
Age: 52

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Greyeagle » Tue Jul 30 8:54 pm

Sunset, bonfire, beer, “Going to California“.
Sittin', drinkin', superficially thinkin'

User avatar
Steve MN
Golden
Golden
Posts: 8528
Joined: Fri Jan 25 9:16 am
Has liked: 52 times
Been liked: 22 times
Age: 46

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Steve MN » Wed Jul 31 8:25 am

Image
"My battery is low and it's getting dark"

"Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but, the Bible says 'love your enemy'" - Frank Sinatra

"Remember, there is no I in team"
"No, but there are six in 'Asinine Platitude Quoting Idiot'"

User avatar
Slap Shot
Golden
Golden
Posts: 15228
Joined: Sat May 14 9:01 pm
Location: Angeles City, Philippines
Has liked: 30 times
Been liked: 47 times
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Slap Shot » Thu Aug 01 3:48 pm

A few weeks into the summer we were advised the tuition rate for my sons was being increased $7,500 for this coming school year. They had been receiving partial scholarships the previous 3 years because of their performance academically the first year here, and since then they have between them participated in soccer, swimming, basketball, student council and the chamber orchestra. Neither has ever been in trouble, the oldest boy scored a perfect TOEFL score last year (not very common on the first try even for kids in which English is their first language) while the younger had a near perfect score, and then we recently found out the oldest scored a near perfect PSAT.

My wife chairs the PTA, never misses volunteer time for any event (International Day, Fun Run, Chamber Orchestra joint concerts with a concerto from South Korea and another with a men's Welsh Choir from Australia and others), and I have put in some time coaching the soccer team. We also jointly started up an after school snack pantry with real food (not candy and pop) as 90% of the kids have afters-school activities. I've been to nearly every event they've had despite the fact I work nights - there are some dads I've never seen come to even one.

Needless to say we were pissed but more than anything sad beyond belief. The school has become like a home for us. We'd been here for 4 years and we decided that we'd stay in the PH 3 more years so the kids could graduate here with their friends while getting a very good education. Their school has seen kids in recent years accepted by schools such as UM, Rutgers, PSU, OSU, UMi, PENN, Purdue, Berkeley, UCLA, DePaul, Temple, NYU, Cornell, St. John's, Fordham, Hofstra, Seton Hall, BU, BC, Amherst, etc. Their IB program is exceptional and they have global accreditation so we'd never have to worry about their credentials being questioned. In addition the school does wonderful things for local community in terms of philanthropy, and their admissions department does wonderful work helping kids apply and get accepted internationally.

On top of that the nearest school that could offer anything close academically is in Manila and we did not want to relocate, plus the school is full of "ex-pat" elites whose parents are diplomats, embassy employees, corporate heads, etc. It wouldn't be the same and I feel like it would be a soulless environment. And even though we could have found a way to make up the hike it wouldn't be that easy.

We met with the Chairman last week, advised that we were likely going to need to transfer the kids and that we felt that both the school and the kids were losing out. He was understanding and said he'd personally review the changes, but we weren't hopeful anything would change.

Today we found out that the older boy is receiving the only 100% scholarship the school will offer per year and it will be renewed for his senior year if he maintains his involvement and grades. The younger will receive 5% off each for his involvement with basketball, swimming and chamber, and will receive an additional 5% for academics. This actually reduces the overall tuition we had been paying and was the best news we've had in a very long time. After we heard what they were offering we had a pretty good laugh/cry hug.
Currently under construction.

User avatar
The Rube
Golden
Golden
Posts: 29570
Joined: Sun Apr 10 11:01 am
Location: Chez Rube
Has liked: 26 times
Been liked: 39 times
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by The Rube » Thu Aug 01 9:39 pm

Very nice, man. This also reflects your parenting, I might add.
MNGophers29 wrote:When the wife asks, I will just tell her "Rube said it was ok"!! LOL!

When you tell somebody somethin', it depends on what part of the country you're standin' in... as to just how dumb you are.

TheRube33 on UnTappd

User avatar
Slap Shot
Golden
Golden
Posts: 15228
Joined: Sat May 14 9:01 pm
Location: Angeles City, Philippines
Has liked: 30 times
Been liked: 47 times
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Slap Shot » Fri Aug 02 11:56 am

Saw a comedian with a bit saying he couldn't figure out why so many women on Twitter were part of some movement called, "Pound Me Too" and wanted to know how could he get in on it.
Currently under construction.

User avatar
Composer
Veteran
Posts: 3683
Joined: Mon May 01 8:46 am
Has liked: 2 times
Been liked: 12 times
Age: 59

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Composer » Fri Aug 02 2:36 pm

I got Google open before I figured it out! Funny.

User avatar
Bertogliat
Golden
Golden
Posts: 9460
Joined: Wed Apr 09 11:19 am
Location: Group W Bench
Has liked: 17 times
Been liked: 58 times
Age: 44

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Bertogliat » Fri Aug 02 5:32 pm

Took the day off and ran a couple errands but not too much. Wife went out with her sister and kids are blissfully playing Xbox.


I am bored. That doesn’t happen often. So I am going to drink and wait for the Twins game.

User avatar
Kelly Red
Veteran
Posts: 2702
Joined: Wed Dec 05 4:12 pm
Location: High Horse
Has liked: 8 times
Been liked: 25 times

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Kelly Red » Fri Aug 02 9:37 pm

Bertogliat wrote:
Fri Aug 02 5:32 pm
Took the day off and ran a couple errands but not too much. Wife went out with her sister and kids are blissfully playing Xbox.


I am bored. That doesn’t happen often. So I am going to drink and wait for the Twins game.
Being bored occasionally is good for you. Or at least that's what my mom said :biggrin2:
How many husbands have I had? You mean besides my own?
-Zsa Zsa Gabor

User avatar
Steve MN
Golden
Golden
Posts: 8528
Joined: Fri Jan 25 9:16 am
Has liked: 52 times
Been liked: 22 times
Age: 46

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Steve MN » Thu Aug 08 8:33 am

Danny Trejo... rescuing kids from overturned cars:

https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/07/entertai ... +Recent%29
"My battery is low and it's getting dark"

"Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but, the Bible says 'love your enemy'" - Frank Sinatra

"Remember, there is no I in team"
"No, but there are six in 'Asinine Platitude Quoting Idiot'"

User avatar
The Rube
Golden
Golden
Posts: 29570
Joined: Sun Apr 10 11:01 am
Location: Chez Rube
Has liked: 26 times
Been liked: 39 times
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by The Rube » Thu Aug 08 9:54 pm

Steve MN wrote:
Thu Aug 08 8:33 am
Danny Trejo... rescuing kids from overturned cars:

https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/07/entertai ... +Recent%29
Trejo rules. In more ways than one. If you haven't seen his documentary, I highly recommend it. He's the real f*ing deal.
MNGophers29 wrote:When the wife asks, I will just tell her "Rube said it was ok"!! LOL!

When you tell somebody somethin', it depends on what part of the country you're standin' in... as to just how dumb you are.

TheRube33 on UnTappd

User avatar
Bonin21
Golden
Golden
Posts: 12509
Joined: Mon Mar 12 10:16 pm
Has liked: 4 times
Been liked: 22 times

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Bonin21 » Sat Aug 10 12:46 pm

MN to the LLWS. First time since 2010, third time total since 2001.
Lead us out of Loserville, Bob.
103 big four seasons with no finals appearance, 1967 last football conference title, 1982 last basketball conference title, 2003 last hockey national championship

User avatar
D2D
Veteran
Posts: 2018
Joined: Wed Oct 24 12:48 am
Has liked: 26 times
Been liked: 4 times

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by D2D » Sat Aug 10 1:59 pm

Bonin21 wrote:
Sat Aug 10 12:46 pm
MN to the LLWS. First time since 2010, third time total since 2001.
Great comeback! I pretty much gave up on them after they fell behind 5-1 early on.

User avatar
MNGophers29
Golden
Golden
Posts: 6649
Joined: Sat Dec 30 11:24 pm
Location: Fargo via Grand Rapids, Bemidji, Madison WI, East Grand Forks.
Has liked: 7 times
Been liked: 19 times
Age: 40

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by MNGophers29 » Sat Aug 10 11:25 pm

I didn’t see the game, but I am a fan of any comeback victory.

My son will most likely be in the Regional next year, I don’t think they have a chance to get to the LLWS, but the Regional will be a great experience!
"Hard work will beat talent, if talent doesn't work hard"
Doug Woog - 1990

This quote was written on the chalkboard in a lockeroom in the old Ralph Engelstad arena my Squirt team used the day after the Gophers used it and came into the game ranked #1 in the nation and lost 6-1 to a second rate Whioux team.

Overhead on SiouxSports.com - Why does every thread always turn into a "Gopher" thread? Is there a secret infatuation with them?

User avatar
Slap Shot
Golden
Golden
Posts: 15228
Joined: Sat May 14 9:01 pm
Location: Angeles City, Philippines
Has liked: 30 times
Been liked: 47 times
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Slap Shot » Wed Aug 14 10:18 am

Currently under construction.

User avatar
Slap Shot
Golden
Golden
Posts: 15228
Joined: Sat May 14 9:01 pm
Location: Angeles City, Philippines
Has liked: 30 times
Been liked: 47 times
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Slap Shot » Wed Aug 14 3:07 pm

Daniel Negreanu toying with Phil Hellmuth:

Currently under construction.

User avatar
Steve MN
Golden
Golden
Posts: 8528
Joined: Fri Jan 25 9:16 am
Has liked: 52 times
Been liked: 22 times
Age: 46

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Steve MN » Wed Aug 14 3:31 pm

Slap Shot wrote:
Wed Aug 14 3:07 pm
Daniel Negreanu toying with Phil Hellmuth:

Always love a good Hellmuth tilt. Back in 2008, I was actually in the gallery of the feature table for his complete implosion vs Dragomir.



When Mike Matusow is the voice of reason...
"My battery is low and it's getting dark"

"Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but, the Bible says 'love your enemy'" - Frank Sinatra

"Remember, there is no I in team"
"No, but there are six in 'Asinine Platitude Quoting Idiot'"

User avatar
The Rube
Golden
Golden
Posts: 29570
Joined: Sun Apr 10 11:01 am
Location: Chez Rube
Has liked: 26 times
Been liked: 39 times
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by The Rube » Wed Aug 14 8:52 pm

Matusow is the voice of reason when he's on his meds (being serious) and Negreanu never met a hand he didn't like. ;) That being said, glad it happened to Hellmuth. Off the table, I've heard he's a great guy, on the table? Biggest Ahole on earth.
MNGophers29 wrote:When the wife asks, I will just tell her "Rube said it was ok"!! LOL!

When you tell somebody somethin', it depends on what part of the country you're standin' in... as to just how dumb you are.

TheRube33 on UnTappd

User avatar
Handyman
Golden
Golden
Posts: 26978
Joined: Mon Apr 14 12:24 am
Location: New Hope, MN
Has liked: 13 times
Been liked: 43 times
Age: 39

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Handyman » Thu Aug 15 5:32 am

Having people say "Go Gophers" to me in South Africa :dup:
GG13 can burn in hell! #neverforget

The entire above post is an opinion. If you disagree with me, that is aok by me :) :dup:

"Yeah I know Handy,you're the smartest guy on the board,maybe on the whole interwebs!!! Yea Handy!!"
- dave122793 Sun Jan 05, 2014

"I'm clearly an idiot. Forget I ever said anything. :biggrin2:"
-Scooby 2/7/2017

User avatar
Steve MN
Golden
Golden
Posts: 8528
Joined: Fri Jan 25 9:16 am
Has liked: 52 times
Been liked: 22 times
Age: 46

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Steve MN » Thu Aug 15 8:01 am

The Rube wrote:
Wed Aug 14 8:52 pm
Matusow is the voice of reason when he's on his meds (being serious) and Negreanu never met a hand he didn't like. ;) That being said, glad it happened to Hellmuth. Off the table, I've heard he's a great guy, on the table? Biggest Ahole on earth.
Fair enough on Matusow. He was still known for being a bit rash (but in a more controlled manner if that's not too much of an oxymoron).
"My battery is low and it's getting dark"

"Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but, the Bible says 'love your enemy'" - Frank Sinatra

"Remember, there is no I in team"
"No, but there are six in 'Asinine Platitude Quoting Idiot'"

User avatar
Greyeagle
Moderator
Posts: 18347
Joined: Wed Apr 09 12:12 pm
Location: Capital City
Has liked: 139 times
Been liked: 51 times
Age: 52

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Greyeagle » Thu Aug 15 10:09 pm

Sittin', drinkin', superficially thinkin'

User avatar
Vegoe
GPL Writer
GPL Writer
Posts: 2310
Joined: Tue Feb 09 8:49 am
Location: NE Mpls
Has liked: 36 times
Been liked: 18 times
Age: 40
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Vegoe » Fri Aug 16 9:57 am



'Rex, I'll never see you again.'

User avatar
Beauner
Golden
Golden
Posts: 27312
Joined: Sat Feb 12 2:59 pm
Location: Minnesota
Has liked: 25 times
Been liked: 49 times
Age: 31

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by Beauner » Sat Aug 17 10:50 pm

Slap Shot wrote:
Wed Aug 14 3:07 pm
Daniel Negreanu toying with Phil Hellmuth:

Negreanu is probably my favorite player of all time. He's so good it's scary. I love watching him just flat out call opponent's hands dead on.
Formerly "Speedmerchant16"

User avatar
The Rube
Golden
Golden
Posts: 29570
Joined: Sun Apr 10 11:01 am
Location: Chez Rube
Has liked: 26 times
Been liked: 39 times
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by The Rube » Sat Aug 17 11:03 pm

There are some stories, not sure if true or not, he'll sit at home games at friends' places, and play their pre-flop folds. And wins. I don't doubt it.
Here is some wild poker,....
MNGophers29 wrote:When the wife asks, I will just tell her "Rube said it was ok"!! LOL!

When you tell somebody somethin', it depends on what part of the country you're standin' in... as to just how dumb you are.

TheRube33 on UnTappd

User avatar
The Rube
Golden
Golden
Posts: 29570
Joined: Sun Apr 10 11:01 am
Location: Chez Rube
Has liked: 26 times
Been liked: 39 times
Contact:

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Post by The Rube » Sat Aug 17 11:11 pm

"I'm all in."
"Huh?"

:D
MNGophers29 wrote:When the wife asks, I will just tell her "Rube said it was ok"!! LOL!

When you tell somebody somethin', it depends on what part of the country you're standin' in... as to just how dumb you are.

TheRube33 on UnTappd

Post Reply