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Forum: General Board 08-15-18, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By BlackHawk
I haven't seen a hitchhiker in many years. Back...

I haven't seen a hitchhiker in many years. Back in the seventies, I hitched the 50 miles from Oxford to Dayton, on a fairly regular basis. No worries back then. Nowadays might be different.

I...
Forum: General Board 08-14-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By BlackHawk
Penn Station

Penn Station
Forum: General Board 08-08-18, 06:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,407
Posted By BlackHawk
Some of those 1920's movies special effects were...

Some of those 1920's movies special effects were amazing. "Metropolis" from 1927 is a great sci-fi flick by any standards.

Lillian Gish "The First Lady of American Cinema" was born in...
Forum: Debate Forum 08-07-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,628
Posted By BlackHawk
Banning Alex Jones from Facebook will have the...

Banning Alex Jones from Facebook will have the "Streisand effect":

"The Streisand effect is the phenomenon whereby an attempt to hide, remove, or censor a piece of information has the unintended...
Forum: General Board 07-30-18, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6,383
Views: 420,557
Posted By BlackHawk
Per the late night TV commercials, I don't know...

Per the late night TV commercials, I don't know who sold more zillions of records worldwide: Slim Whitman, Boxcar Willie, Zamfir or ABBA.
Forum: General Board 07-30-18, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6,383
Views: 420,557
Posted By BlackHawk
"Love Letters in the Sand" by Pat Boone ...

"Love Letters in the Sand" by Pat Boone :D
Forum: General Board 07-29-18, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 184,899
Posted By BlackHawk
^^^^ Thanks FootballFan1795. That's from my...

^^^^ Thanks FootballFan1795. That's from my favorite webcomic: xkcd.

Lotr, you should check if you already haven't. A great comic for science geeks.
Forum: Debate Forum 07-24-18, 06:22 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 6,084
Posted By BlackHawk
A few of my pet peeves: 1.) people that park in...

A few of my pet peeves: 1.) people that park in handicapped spots without a proper handicapped sign, 2.) people that speed in clearly marked school zones with "20 MPH" signs flashing and 3.) people...
Forum: General Board 07-24-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 184,899
Posted By BlackHawk
^^^Spotting two aliens at a local Hooters...

^^^Spotting two aliens at a local Hooters restaurant would definitely be a "10" on the Rio Scale. After all, eyewitness testimony is always the most credible and reliable type of evidence. ;)
...
Forum: Boys Basketball 07-23-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,516
Posted By BlackHawk
When I played pickup basketball, we used the...

When I played pickup basketball, we used the old-fashioned Asnem method: the first team to ten baskets wins. ;)
Forum: General Board 07-15-18, 05:01 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,044
Posted By BlackHawk
Croatia played with a lot of hustle and heart and...

Croatia played with a lot of hustle and heart and controlled most of the game, but too many critical errors against a team as good as France will kill you. France was deserving of the title...
Forum: General Board 07-14-18, 10:56 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,044
Posted By BlackHawk
For a 3rd place game, that was pretty exciting. ...

For a 3rd place game, that was pretty exciting. Lots of good chances for both teams, but, as expected, Belgium was better.

One to go!
Forum: General Board 07-13-18, 04:34 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,044
Posted By BlackHawk
I'm torn on the final. I've never been a big fan...

I'm torn on the final. I've never been a big fan of France, but they are probably the most talented. I really didn't care for Croatia's reported cockiness and taunting of England after their match....
Forum: General Board 07-12-18, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6,383
Views: 420,557
Posted By BlackHawk
8. "Lucille" - Kenny Rogers 25. "Chuck E's...

8. "Lucille" - Kenny Rogers

25. "Chuck E's in Love" - Rickie Lee Jones
Forum: General Board 07-10-18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,044
Posted By BlackHawk
An England-France final would be classic. ...

An England-France final would be classic.

Last World Cup, I felt Germany was clearly the best team and deserved to win it all. This World Cup, France has been the best, but I'm still pulling...
Forum: General Board 07-09-18, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 685
Posted By BlackHawk
Are mopeds still a thing? They were popular a...

Are mopeds still a thing? They were popular a while back. I rented mopeds back in 1986 while on my honeymoon on Sanibel Island, FL. It was fun to get around the island for a couple hours, but...
Forum: General Board 07-08-18, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 685
Posted By BlackHawk
Some good points. If the riders were ALL...

Some good points.

If the riders were ALL taking illegal performance enhancing drugs, then Lance was still the best. But, as arizonawildcat points out, maybe some juicing is better than others....
Forum: General Board 07-07-18, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 685
Posted By BlackHawk
I watched the Tour de France when it was better...

I watched the Tour de France when it was better known as the Tour de "Lance". I defended Lance, but he was juicing bigtime. Boy, was I na´ve. In hindsight, it was quite obvious, based on how...
Forum: General Board 07-07-18, 04:47 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,044
Posted By BlackHawk
No real Cinderellas or flukes left standing. All...

No real Cinderellas or flukes left standing. All four teams were considered among the top ten favorites before the Cup started. Most "expert's" lists of pre-Cup favorites looked something like this:...
Forum: General Board 07-06-18, 06:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,422
Posted By BlackHawk
What could go wrong?

What could go wrong?
Forum: General Board 07-06-18, 06:23 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,044
Posted By BlackHawk
I missed both of today's matches, due to my work...

I missed both of today's matches, due to my work schedule, but I'll watch the two tomorrow. I was hoping Uruguay would knock off France, but no such luck. An all-European cup the rest of the way.
...
Forum: General Board 07-04-18, 11:03 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,336
Posted By BlackHawk
I attended a Catholic high school in the...

I attended a Catholic high school in the early-to-mid seventies and a nun played the song "Day by Day" (from "Godspell") every single day before class started.

We nicknamed her "Sister Groovy".
...
Forum: General Board 07-04-18, 10:50 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,044
Posted By BlackHawk
I suspected this would be the explanation, but as...

I suspected this would be the explanation, but as you stated, Forsberg's shot would likely have been saved by the keeper.

Strange ruling, IMO. :shrug:
Forum: General Board 07-03-18, 05:51 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,044
Posted By BlackHawk
Question: Sweden's Forsberg is being credited...

Question: Sweden's Forsberg is being credited with a goal in Sweden's 1-0 win over Switzerland. His shot ricocheted off a Swiss defender which completely redirected it into the goal. Why wasn't...
Forum: General Board 07-03-18, 03:20 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,044
Posted By BlackHawk
Different refs. The Portugal-Uruguay ref was...

Different refs. The Portugal-Uruguay ref was from Mexico. This ref is from the good ole' USA.

Columbia is now officially my least favorite remaining team. Non-stop griping, bitchin',...
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