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by Blue&White
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Free for All
Topic: 2018 Baseball OffseasonThread
Replies: 154
Views: 12644

Re: 2018 Baseball OffseasonThread

Rumors abound that Harper is closer to a deal with the Phillies. Machado supposedly close to a deal with the White Sox for $175M. Not clear on years - or even if it's true.

And, Wilmer Flores signed a 1 year deal with the Diamondbacks with a club option for a 2nd year.
by Blue&White
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Free for All
Topic: Politics
Replies: 2040
Views: 221838

Re: Politics

The Democrats proposed pretty much that and many Republicans were willing to sign on to that. Trump said "screw that" and said he would not approve anything that opens up any portion of the government until he gets his wall. And then the White House ordered furloughed IRS workers to come b...
by Blue&White
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Free for All
Topic: The Ongoing New Financial Era Thread
Replies: 301
Views: 46782

Re: The Ongoing New Financial Era Thread

Despite having a reasonably heavy beard I use a Braun electric. It struggles to get my neck smooth but it is good enough. Since around Labor Day I've had a goatee and I bought a trimmer at Costco for like $25. So, I trim the goatee with the trimmer and use the razor on everything else. Replacement h...
by Blue&White
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Free for All
Topic: The Ongoing New Financial Era Thread
Replies: 301
Views: 46782

Re: The Ongoing New Financial Era Thread

I predict that by the time the market opens tomorrow this Brexit vote thing is completely forgotten about. I mean, at that point it will have been over 12 hours ago! Who cares about stuff that happened yesterday.
by Blue&White
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Free for All
Topic: Random Thoughts Again
Replies: 1675
Views: 180322

Re: Random Thoughts Again

So, despite giving it barely any thought at all, I can't come up with a business plan that justifies that stupid Gillette commercial. Best theory I've hears is one my friend came up with - they hired a chick to sell razors and this is what she came up with.
by Blue&White
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Free for All
Topic: 2018 Baseball OffseasonThread
Replies: 154
Views: 12644

Re: 2018 Baseball OffseasonThread

It's not outrageous but it sometims produces outrageous results. Mookie Betts is one example. Jacob deGrom is another. And, to answer Grower's question as to why this is - it's because baseball is the only sport that really invests in player development with a minor league system. The NFL uses colle...
by Blue&White
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Free for All
Topic: 2018 Baseball OffseasonThread
Replies: 154
Views: 12644

Re: 2018 Baseball OffseasonThread

That's because no other sport has a requirement that binds the player to the team for a fixed number of years. Baseball is unique in their ability to control players for extended periods of time. No other sport has a system where you can draft or sign a kid at age 16, or 18, or 22, and control that ...
by Blue&White
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Free for All
Topic: These are a few more of my favorite peeves
Replies: 321
Views: 53909

Re: These are a few more of my favorite peeves

I think I woke and became B&W.

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Oh, wait...... :o
by Blue&White
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Free for All
Topic: Random Thoughts Again
Replies: 1675
Views: 180322

Re: Random Thoughts Again

Oh, and the judge offered bail at $5,000,000. I get that he doesn't have the money and is unlikely to post, but how can you give this guy the ability to post bail and get out of jail? He confessed to the police that he did it.

I don't get that.