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  1. Halloween Costume Thread

    This is likely my last Halloween with the beard (and since I already did Macho Man Randy Savage, quite impressively I might add...) so I'm making it count. Bob freakin' Ross! And my students will actually know who he is because Joy of Painting is now streaming on Netflix.
  2. Favorite Domestic Beer

    If we're qualifying that it has to be a macrobrew, the only one I'll drink without it being literally the only option available is Banquet Beer. As far as fairly-well-proliferated "micro" brews? Oskar Blues (basically anything of theirs but the Old Chub, mostly because I had a bad experience with Old Chub - while I was also on the front end of the flu and hadn't realized it yet - that's scarred me for life on the stuff) or - though you can't get it as easily out West as I'd like - Yeungling.
  3. This seemed like the best spot to put it in - and I suppose we can, as we near the midpoint of the NCAA season - start discussing prospects we're high on (that's a thread I'll get on in the coming weeks), but I was circling back and watching some DVR'd Iowa games and damn it if Josey Jewell isn't the kind of ILB that has to have Wade salivating. Instincts and mentality out the wazoo and more than "enough" athleticism to play all facets of what we ask of our ILB's. Don't know how much Big XII you watch on the regular, @jrry32, but I'm certainly developing a crush.
  4. ~~//~~ Pro Wrestling: Summerslam Weekend BAY BAY! ~~\\~~

    The Shield reunion being at TLC makes sense because that's where they also had their debut match. It's fitting. Honestly have no idea what they're doing with Jinder/Lesnar - I think people have been overly harsh on Jinder, but the notion of putting him up against Lesnar and looking at all competitive just craps all over believability, especially given Lesnar's last two defenses. I think we more than likely go back to seeing multiple traditional Survivor Series matches on the card, though only one (the women) may end up being RAW vs Smackdown (would give them a chance to tease Charlotte vs Asuka which is the match people really want to see - similar to the AJ/Naka tease during MITB). The other ones: Probably Team KO/Sami vs Team Shane (lets them put AJ/Naka/Orton/Roode on the same team) and Team Shield vs. Team Miz (this works best if they do the Kane turning bit on Sunday - putting Kane on Team Shield; I can't see them making Joe babyface or pitting him on the same side as Roman, he'd be a more likely replacement for Kane on Team Miz).
  5. ~~//~~ Pro Wrestling: Summerslam Weekend BAY BAY! ~~\\~~

    Couple different ways this could work out to be honest. Kane could turn and start something with Braun - the only excuse he really needs is that Braun "injured" Big Show; realistically Kane's not getting boo'ed at this stage in his career. And he gives another big guy that Braun can work with. Or probably the most logical is that someone on Miz's team "accidentally" triggers Braun who lays waste to EVERYONE and just walks out, making it 3 on 4 which is a more manageable situation. Also, I'm kind of glad there's no tables match, no ladders match, etc. They do these damn gimmick PPV's to death to the point that it's oversaturated. This puts more juice in the main event which is proper booking - otherwise you have guys doing table spots, chair spots, and ladder spots that take the shine off your ME guys in their ME match.
  6. 2017-2018 NBA GDT V1: Winless Warriors

    And the needle. This is something that a lot of fans ignore or just don't know (and I'm more inclined to believe that it's the former than the later) and I'm not just talking the meme of Lance Harbor in Varsity Blues. Athletes play through pain, but a lot of them aren't doing it without chemical aid (Cortisone, Toradol, Ketorolac, etc.). They aren't just popping an Advil or Tylenol. The pain is still there, it's just dulled, but like most anesthetics, you build up a tolerance to it.
  7. 2017-2018 NBA GDT V1: Winless Warriors

    Nah. I wasn't the one he left a sponge in.
  8. 2017-2018 NBA GDT V1: Winless Warriors

    No. But given the nature of ANY ankle dislocation (that's what it looked like at minimum, whether bones were actual broken or not remains to be seen), there are effects that stick with you for the rest of your life (it's the first thing they tell you to prepare yourself for in rehabbing it). Ankles aren't knees; knees are far friendlier to total recovery than ankles are because knees offer far more space to surgeons for repair and thus the ability to use cadaver ligaments or tendons if there's structural damage that's better served just being replaced rather than repaired. Ankles are also completely different types of joints than knees are, so if there is any structural damage to the saddle, to the cartilage in that saddle, and so on, you're talking an extremely increased likelihood for degradation over time, particularly if the player continues to try and play at a high level on it. At minimum, at absolute minimum, this injury shortened his career. This isn't me trying to be dramatic, this is me speaking from experience. He's have been better off dislocating his knee - it probably would have been a longer recovery period, but he would have had a better chance of coming back to 100% pre-injury.
  9. 2017-2018 NBA GDT V1: Winless Warriors

    Just spitballing, but possible they bring Gerald Green back.
  10. 2017-2018 NBA GDT V1: Winless Warriors

    Clearly, Stanford Medical had no clue what they were doing repairing my ankle...
  11. 2017-2018 NBA GDT V1: Winless Warriors

    Myself when I had the injury, when I was a D1 athlete at one of the more competitive programs for my sport at the time? Not highest-caliber of athlete, but I wasn't some shlub off the street either.
  12. 2017-2018 NBA GDT V1: Winless Warriors

    Yeah, I mean, as I noted to CWood, my injury (which was a really long diagnosis, but effectively amounted to dislocating the ankle, a green-stick break of the fibia, and about a dozen distended or hyper-extended ligaments) took 9 months to rehab after surgery, left me extremely prone to reinjury (which happened and resulted in another surgery), and forced me to literally change my game (in collegiate soccer I had to make a position change because it made hard change-in-direction cuts while moving forward feel really, really insecure). If Hayward's injury is at all similar, I can see where all those after-effects would impact a basketball player.
  13. 2017-2018 NBA GDT V1: Winless Warriors

    it's not really armchair doctoring when you've personally had a similar injury.
  14. 2017-2018 NBA GDT V1: Winless Warriors

    Career alterer is possible. I'm just speaking from the perspective of someone who had the kind of ankle injury where his foot was pointing 180 degrees in the wrong direction. There are a lot of tiny ligaments in the ankle that have a nasty habit of not wanting to re-knit as taut when they're hyper-extended so much that there are a lot of tiny structural tears. It becomes a range of motion issue as well as just a massive pain tolerance thing, especially when it comes to running on hard surfaces (I still can't run on pavement without pain and it's been almost 15 years since my second surgery).
  15. 2017-2018 NBA GDT V1: Winless Warriors

    Because the first thing they're going to treat for is shock and making sure he's stable enough to be transported to a hospital. Because, you know, shock can kill you.
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