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    I enjoyed the Picard premiere. I was impressed at...

    I enjoyed the Picard premiere. I was impressed at the level of production quality throughout the episode. They really went all in. I won't say that this is next level awesome, but it's already better...
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    I like it. I think it worked because the 'draft...

    I like it. I think it worked because the 'draft pick loss' associated with signing a QO rejection was mitigated by the compensation pick the Braves will receive for Donaldson.


    Since the vast...
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    I heard it put this way...23 voters out of 432...

    I heard it put this way...23 voters out of 432 turned down Willie Mays in 1979. 9 of 415 turned down Hank Aaron in 1982. But we have to remain constantly outraged about something, so let's make this...
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    That it was a “minor league signing with an...

    That it was a “minor league signing with an invitation to camp” tells you all you need to know. But it’s a low risk reclamation project for them.
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    I figured the NFL wanted to see a rematch of...

    I figured the NFL wanted to see a rematch of Super Bowl I, so I was surprised that Green Bay lost. But then it became clear that Aaron Rodgers was unhappy with his State Farm commercial deal and...
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    Nail, meet coffin.

    Nail, meet coffin.
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    Chiefs 24 Titans 17 Packers 27 49ers 24

    Chiefs 24
    Titans 17

    Packers 27
    49ers 24
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    OMG I remembered the jersey thing, and was trying...

    OMG I remembered the jersey thing, and was trying to figure out why, and I discovered this article which reminds us of Ken Rosenthal asking Altuve about the jersey.
    ...
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    It is a good move, but they are taking a risk....

    It is a good move, but they are taking a risk. But I think he obviously became more valuable as the last 3B chip available. Itís not so bad at $21m AAV. Then if they hit the 5th year option thatís at...
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    Yeah, I know. I was just posing the thought. ...

    Yeah, I know. I was just posing the thought.



    LOL, I see what you did there.
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    Battle tech with tech. Give the catcher a headset...

    Battle tech with tech. Give the catcher a headset and the pitcher an earpiece (for example). Why should it be allowed to continue in any form?
  12. I thought the article was “okay”. I found it a...

    I thought the article was “okay”. I found it a bit ironic that the writing style seemed superficially pretentious and analytical. I am curious why, when there are so many of these musicians still...
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    That game reminded me a lot of when the Giants...

    That game reminded me a lot of when the Giants came in and beat the #1 seeded Cowboys in 2008 (and later beat the Patriots in the Super Bowl).
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    They just played Tom Sawyer before the commercial...

    They just played Tom Sawyer before the commercial break at the Ravens/Titans game.



    Start the suicide watch.
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    They just played Tom Sawyer before the commercial...

    They just played Tom Sawyer before the commercial break at the Ravens/Titans game.
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    That was Freddie Mercury for me. RIP Neil

    That was Freddie Mercury for me.

    RIP Neil
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    Bawbag lol! Okay, here is one for you locals....

    Bawbag lol!

    Okay, here is one for you locals. How often do you actually use the word “dram” in your drinking experience?

    In the USA, at a bar we would typically say either “I’ll have a shot of...
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    I had to look up couthy and tartan lol. ...

    I had to look up couthy and tartan lol.


    Thank you for the reply and insight. I think "enthusiasts" like myself (not unlike music collecting) tend to want to analyze, which is the appeal of...
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    Interesting. I think a lot of people here in the...

    Interesting. I think a lot of people here in the USA see Ralfy as having "clout" because he feels authentic. So you're kind of blowing my mind a bit here. What is it about Ralfy you find to be a...
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    At this point, I'll spoil it, so we can discuss...

    At this point, I'll spoil it, so we can discuss it. :)

    Deanston is a definitely a distillery to watch. The whisky is all non-chill filtered and typically bottled at 46% or higher. The entry level...
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    I guess no one saw The Mandalorian.

    I guess no one saw The Mandalorian.
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    It's difficult to pick an upset here. 49ers -...

    It's difficult to pick an upset here.

    49ers - 27
    Vikings - 20
    While the Vikes played well against the Saints, I don't really expect them to continue their success, but who knows?

    Packers - 24...
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    Sooo......The Mandalorian. I watched the...

    Sooo......The Mandalorian.

    I watched the 8-episode 1st season over the weekend. In short, this is a fun show. It somewhat unabashedly tries to recreate the feel of the original trilogy, full of...
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    I dig Bunna 18 but I’d agree it’s not worth over...

    I dig Bunna 18 but I’d agree it’s not worth over double the price. If you haven’t tried it, there are several peated Bunnas as well. I’m partial to Ceobanach.
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    Try this: https://www.ohlq.com/products/

    Try this: https://www.ohlq.com/products/
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    Since I already wrote this...

    Since I already wrote this...
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    Nice. :cool

    Nice. :cool
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    Oban is not what I would call “entry level”, but...

    Oban is not what I would call “entry level”, but the 14 used to be the entry level expression for the distillery. I enjoy it personally but it’s not my favorite.

    Moe, doesn’t Ohio have a pretty...
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    Bad play calling and coaching of Allen in that...

    Bad play calling and coaching of Allen in that 2nd half. Good game though.
  30. I think there's an argument to say "yes" they...

    I think there's an argument to say "yes" they are/were IF you believe that any prog artist that started in the 90s can claim to be seminal. I would put Echolyn on a list with Anglagard, Spock's...
  31. Fact.

    Fact.
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    I think if it was actually treated like "science"...

    I think if it was actually treated like "science" fiction, Robert would have less of an issue. :)
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    FWIW, I feel like the Ravens are the class of the...

    FWIW, I feel like the Ravens are the class of the NFL right now. I can't explain why except that some sort of collusion or conspiracy has taken place. ;) It's hard to bet against them vs. just about...
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    It seems boring, but I'm going to go with all the...

    It seems boring, but I'm going to go with all the favorites.

    Bills -21
    Texans -27
    Both teams seem somewhat unpredictable, but the Texans seem a little more put together.

    Titans -20
    Patriots...
  35. It seems like more people are using this...

    It seems like more people are using this definition of "seminal":

    "relating to or denoting semen"

    over this one:

    "highly original and influencing the development of future events"
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    8-8 is the "Garrett special". It's fitting he...

    8-8 is the "Garrett special". It's fitting he ends his career where it started.
  37. Right. Its importance and influence cannot be...

    Right. Its importance and influence cannot be denied. And because KoB is found on many top jazz lists (usually aimed towards newbies) it will continue to be found on many top jazz lists in the...
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    FWIW, I always considered the original Star Wars...

    FWIW, I always considered the original Star Wars to be rather introspective given the context of a "space opera". The Force was essentially a play on a few different new age beliefs and was intended...
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    I think there will remain a mix of content, some...

    I think there will remain a mix of content, some which appeal to adults, some to kids. One can imagine they would follow the Marvel formula. All of the Marvel movies appeal to both kids and 'the kid...
  40. Me as well. Like Gnosis, I think everyone...

    Me as well.


    Like Gnosis, I think everyone has to view this list within the context that it goes by a composite of user's ratings. Some of the albums on this list are "flavors of the month". I'm...
  41. My take is that I don't see Kind of Blue as...

    My take is that I don't see Kind of Blue as overhyped. Because hype is not what its about. It's the very definition of a seminal album that acts as a reference point for jazz like A Love Supreme or...
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    I think it's entirely plausible to be a fan of...

    I think it's entirely plausible to be a fan of the franchise, be a fan of the film, be a 'kid again', suspend disbelief, and yet still be critical at the same time. In fact, I give more credence to...
  43. While the original post did come off as some sort...

    While the original post did come off as some sort of humblebrag, this is kind of an amusing thread to read. I took it as “OP is bored and wants to generate discussion by starting a few threads...
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    Indeed. But in our outrage culture, the...

    Indeed. But in our outrage culture, the press/blog/YT/social media sphere is going to find the “controversy” and run with it.



    True. From my perspective, this is where the real travesty is. I...
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    I essentially agree. It sorta proves what I was...

    I essentially agree. It sorta proves what I was saying all along, that the sequel trilogy had a plan set in motion by Abrams, deviated by Johnson, and course corrected by Abrams. Ironically, it’s...
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    I’m happy it happened. They weren’t going to win...

    I’m happy it happened. They weren’t going to win a SB this year anyway so better to have them embarrassed into (potential) change.

    (Oddly enough they can still win the division tho, lol pathetic)
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    It was more an ELP reunion with a promise to...

    It was more an ELP reunion with a promise to “return to form”.
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    Star Wars - The Rise of Skywalker

    So what did you all think? We grabbed the Friday morning matinee. Iíll post some thoughts when I have time, but I think itís a fitting chapter in the story.
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    Agreed. However, consider the audience they are...

    Agreed. However, consider the audience they are reaching. Most have not heard these.
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    Good point. Personally I think that applies more...

    Good point. Personally I think that applies more to relievers than starters. Starters have to deal with just about every situation except for coming in with men on base. And it's usually in that area...
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    I thought it was "ok". I have seen at least a...

    I thought it was "ok". I have seen at least a dozen of Rather's interviews and this one seemed fairly uninformed to me. Perhaps it's because I know more about Yes history than some of the artists...
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    And as both of you have been previously temp...

    And as both of you have been previously temp banned, this is a good creed to live by. :)
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    Woah, Angels sign Anthony Rendon for 7/245. While...

    Woah, Angels sign Anthony Rendon for 7/245. While this is some serious protection for Trout, I think this is a mistake unless LA really beefs up their pitching. (Supposedly they are looking to trade...
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    I think the most obvious possible explanation is...

    I think the most obvious possible explanation is that your front line starters are counted on as innings eaters, but during the regular season you can’t afford to have your starters enter just any...
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    The point is, this has been a flaw in the system...

    The point is, this has been a flaw in the system since they went to 8 divisions. But the "outrage" to change it has been magnified because it's the Cowboys that could benefit this year.

    That...
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    On another note, it's nice to see several of the...

    On another note, it's nice to see several of the top FAs this offseason get signed in the first 6 weeks.

    According to the MLBTR's list:

    1. Gerrit Cole - Yanks
    2. Anthony Rendon
    3. Stephen...
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    Sure, though from an AAV standpoint, Cole and...

    Sure, though from an AAV standpoint, Cole and Stras are going to earn about the same. It's only the years that make the difference. And Cole could opt out after year 5 if he thinks he can get a...
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    If the Cowboys do win the division, I guarantee...

    If the Cowboys do win the division, I guarantee the nearly 2 decades old system will be changed in 2020 BECAUSE it's the Dallas Cowboys that benefited from the flaw.
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    I’m hoping the Red Sox can finagle some trades....

    I’m hoping the Red Sox can finagle some trades. They have Mookie, JBJ, and Price all gaining trade interest. I’d like to see the team go into a semi rebuild mode, trading off the excess while keeping...
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    I was going to say earlier today that I thought...

    I was going to say earlier today that I thought it was a good idea for the Yanks to take the plunge and sign Cole (though I was thinking more 7/275).

    The Yanks are on the verge of a WS...
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