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  1. I hate to be a buzzkill, but unless "Maverick" ended up being CAG, (Commander of an Air Wing, the collection of squadrons that are assigned to a particular aircraft carrier), a Captain's (O-6) flying days are highly likely to be over. If he didn't become a CAG in the early 2000's, he's likely retired. If he was such a maverick, and he has only advanced from O-3 (Lieutenant) to O-6 in 30 years, he was very likely pressured to retire at least a decade ago, or is in some basement job at the Pentagon, complete with a new government issued red stapler. ( I was in aviation squadrons for my time in the Navy, and my job was maintaining all of the flight logs of the aircrew and the aircraft in my squadrons. On rare ocassions, CAG would fly one of the planes in one of the 8 squadrons on the boat, generally to help maintain his carrier qualifications.)
  2. Cleveland Indians Thread : we might have a nice thing!

    If it is Atlanta.....I'm starting with Austin Riley, Kyle Wright, Kolby Allard and another up and coming arm like Patrick Weigel. (Oh, yeah......I want more too. If they want to pull back Weigel and Allard, we'll toss in Kipnis, and they add Ozzie Albies. Now of course, we're not going to get Ozzie Albies, but that would be absolutely wonderful. I think we'd only get on starting position player from them.
  3. 2019 Off-Season Roster Building: Free Agency & Draft

    Whoa, that didn't last long. Kinda like the zero tolerance. Desmond Harrison cut by the Cardinals following arrest
  4. Cleveland Indians Thread : we might have a nice thing!

    On MLB.com, they reference an article from "The Athletic", where I believe it was Ken Rosenthal discussing the idea of sending Bauer AND Hand to the Braves for several of their top prospects, who are MLB ready. Braves top 30
  5. What TV Show Are You Watching?

    Very solid series.
  6. 18 games?

    The 16 of 18 game suggestion is absolutely ridiculous. Which one of us wants to tell Bill Belichick that Tom Brady has to sit out two of their games?
  7. 18 games?

    I posted that very thing in the NFL General thread last week. Two weeks off doesn't hurt the league at all. It helps generate more tv revenue.
  8. What TV Show Are You Watching?

    OK....I'm late to the party. Had to do a little digging to find someone else that had been watching this one. I just watched the first season last week, and am now 3 episodes into season 2. This is just getting bizarre. Mr. Wyatt is an absolute NUT CASE.
  9. Cavaliers Thread: Embrace The Mediocrity

    I just checked. I was in my 30's when it came out. Rapidly approaching.......
  10. I prefer to get my dreams from the Mattress Ranch.
  11. Cavaliers Thread: Embrace The Mediocrity

    About to respond to this......knowing that I'm about to get blown up on here. I've never seen Billy Madison. (Full disclosure, as a teacher, I was directed to the final scene by someone)....saw it on Youtube.
  12. Cavaliers Thread: Embrace The Mediocrity

    I was thinking Buddy Guy, but Miles Davis is a great choice too.
  13. Stranger Things

    Little known fact.....following World War II, as the Soviet Union took over what would become East Germany, they were able to quietly overrun a series of POW camps that bespeckled the German countryside. One of those was Stalag 13, run by an iron fisted Commandant; Wilhelm Klink. Klink, and his senior non-commissioned officer, Sgt. Hans Schultz were both summarily executed by Soviet troops. The prisoners (pictured below), who were supposed to be repatriated to their home counties (United States, France, UK), were all taken into custody by Soviet troops. All of these prisoners were experts at the practice (art) of constructing unrecognized tunnels, and underground facilities. Each of them, over the span of several decades were assimilated into the Soviet way of life, and by a stroke of fate, late in their lives, were moved, under the guise of diplomatic privlege, to Soviet embassy in Washington. Over a period of a few months, each of them were secreted away to the Soviet Consulate in Indianapolis, and ultimately became advisors to the contracting firm that constructed the Starcourt Mall (and the facility that is located underground.) After construction was completed, each of these 5 men (Hogan, Newkirk, Kinchloe, Carter and LeBeau), unfortunately met the same fate as their enemies (Klink, Schultz) 40 years earlier. Their lifeless bodies dumped into a nearby quarry. A sad fate for such a heroic group of World War II veterans. Now you know how the Soviets were able to build such a secret location, right under the noses of the United States.