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Posted 01 January 2017 - 08:02 PM

Firstly, let me say that I fully support the lack of political talk here.

 

Secondly, the following is not a political statement.

 

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The relationship that Trump has with his daughter is way f'n out there.  Bat ###### crazy and plain old weird.  Creepy,



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Posted 02 January 2017 - 11:18 PM

Spent New Year's in Canada. Good, right? Well, it was, until I got separated and lost in a foreign country on the biggest night of the year. I miraculously found the border after asking for directions from a lot of people, but then could not find my hotel. I ended up in a really sketchy place, alone, with hundreds of dollars in cash on me, and homeless people yelling at me from under a bridge. Ran through some woods, figured out Google maps, and eventually found the hotel and my friends


Not gonna lie, it went from fun to terrifying back to relieved and fun again real quick. In total I walked about 6-7 miles alone in two countries at 3am. 0/10 would not recommend

Edited by WildCard, 02 January 2017 - 11:21 PM.


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Posted 02 January 2017 - 11:22 PM

All my Canadian New Years have been exactly like that, except the guys under the bridge offered me a Labatt's and cooked me some bacon.

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 11:29 PM

Spent New Year's in Canada. Good, right? Well, it was, until I got separated and lost in a foreign country on the biggest night of the year. I miraculously found the border after asking for directions from a lot of people, but then could not find my hotel. I ended up in a really sketchy place, alone, with hundreds of dollars in cash on me, and homeless people yelling at me from under a bridge. Ran through some woods, figured out Google maps, and eventually found the hotel and my friends


Not gonna lie, it went from fun to terrifying back to relieved and fun again real quick. In total I walked about 6-7 miles alone in two countries at 3am. 0/10 would not recommend

 

This is an amazing story. I'm glad you're okay, because if something bad happened I'd feel pretty crappy about laughing so hard picturing you running through the woods chased by homeless people.

 

Honest question: why in the world wouldn't you turn to Google maps sooner?



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Posted 02 January 2017 - 11:33 PM

This is an amazing story. I'm glad you're okay, because if something bad happened I'd feel pretty crappy about laughing so hard picturing you running through the woods chased by homeless people.
 
Honest question: why in the world wouldn't you turn to Google maps sooner?


Didn't know how to get the Canadian Google. :unsure: Google-A, right? ;)

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 11:41 PM

Didn't know how to get the Canadian Google. :unsure: Google-A, right? ;)

Well played :lol:

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I didn't until I got to the border because of international data hits. I honestly don't know of those are a thing though :lol:

Then when I got over the hotel is literally immediately to the left across the bridge. It was staying at the Days Inn in Niagara in case anyone is curious. So, naturally, I took a right. Went a few miles in that direction, and it only dawned on me how lost I was when I met the homeless people

My buddy did pay $100 to watch his wife make out with our buddies girlfriend thought, so that was nice.

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Posted 03 January 2017 - 01:21 PM

Well played :lol:

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I didn't until I got to the border because of international data hits. I honestly don't know of those are a thing though :lol:

Then when I got over the hotel is literally immediately to the left across the bridge. It was staying at the Days Inn in Niagara in case anyone is curious. So, naturally, I took a right. Went a few miles in that direction, and it only dawned on me how lost I was when I met the homeless people

My buddy did pay $100 to watch his wife make out with our buddies girlfriend thought, so that was nice.

 

Whoa.



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Posted 03 January 2017 - 01:46 PM

Well played :lol:

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I didn't until I got to the border because of international data hits. I honestly don't know of those are a thing though :lol:

Then when I got over the hotel is literally immediately to the left across the bridge. It was staying at the Days Inn in Niagara in case anyone is curious. So, naturally, I took a right. Went a few miles in that direction, and it only dawned on me how lost I was when I met the homeless people

My buddy did pay $100 to watch his wife make out with our buddies girlfriend thought, so that was nice.


The data hit would have been $10 on Verizon, and I think nothing on AT&T or Tmobile. You graduated and have a good job, stop being absurdly cheap! :P

Whoa.


Well, we know what Freeman is gonna be dreaming about tonight.

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Posted 03 January 2017 - 02:19 PM

Well played :lol:

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I didn't until I got to the border because of international data hits. I honestly don't know of those are a thing though :lol:

Then when I got over the hotel is literally immediately to the left across the bridge. It was staying at the Days Inn in Niagara in case anyone is curious. So, naturally, I took a right. Went a few miles in that direction, and it only dawned on me how lost I was when I met the homeless people

My buddy did pay $100 to watch his wife make out with our buddies girlfriend thought, so that was nice.

 

Ok. Curious.

 

Did your buddy pay the $100 to his wife, his buddy, his buddies girlfriend, or did they split it?



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Posted 03 January 2017 - 02:20 PM

Ok. Curious.

Did your buddy pay the $100 to his wife, his buddy, his buddies girlfriend, or did they split it?

The girls split it

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Posted 03 January 2017 - 03:48 PM

The girls split it

And what about the money?



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Posted 03 January 2017 - 03:59 PM

And what about the money?

 

Oh PA, back to the rocker fo u. :rolleyes:



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Posted 03 January 2017 - 04:10 PM

Oh PA, back to the rocker fo u. :rolleyes:

Are you saying it was a grand-dad joke?



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Posted 03 January 2017 - 04:12 PM

The girls split it

 

This story makes me feel my age.

 

Along the same lines: It's 2016 (2017!), so what's the point of a husband "giving" his wife $50? It was already her money anyway.



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Posted 03 January 2017 - 04:23 PM

This story makes me feel my age.

 

Along the same lines: It's 2016 (2017!), so what's the point of a husband "giving" his wife $50? It was already her money anyway.

I was going to say this but I realize I'm still technically in that age range... haven't been around shenanigans like that in 6 years or so! 

 

Was at a friend's house last night, and as I left around 11 to go home and sleep, a bunch of their other friends were rolling in for a night of drinking/smoking up/tomfoolery. They're only 3 years younger than me. Was driving home thinking "god, I feel old..." 

 

Guess I'm just a huge buzzkill. 



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Posted 03 January 2017 - 04:28 PM

Didn't know how to get the Canadian Google. :unsure: Google-A, right? ;)

 

This is brilliant. I'm now going enunciate Canadian domains (such as Google.ca) as "Google see, eh?".

 

My buddy did pay $100 to watch his wife make out with our buddies girlfriend thought, so that was nice.

 

In my day, women just did that for fun.



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Posted 03 January 2017 - 04:32 PM

This is brilliant. I'm now going enunciate Canadian domains (such as Google.ca) as "Google see, eh?".


In my day, women just did that for fun.

Well they have before, but he was hammered and once he let the offer slip there was no getting it back in the box

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Posted 03 January 2017 - 04:54 PM

I was going to say this but I realize I'm still technically in that age range... haven't been around shenanigans like that in 6 years or so! 

 

Was at a friend's house last night, and as I left around 11 to go home and sleep, a bunch of their other friends were rolling in for a night of drinking/smoking up/tomfoolery. They're only 3 years younger than me. Was driving home thinking "god, I feel old..." 

 

Guess I'm just a huge buzzkill. 

 

Maybe it's not my age, really. Perhaps it is more my sensibilities.

 

I'm no prude (wait - maybe I am?), but the idea of hooting and hollering because my wife is making out with a friend's girlfriend/wife is ... well. Not my idea of fun.



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Posted 03 January 2017 - 05:14 PM

Maybe it's not my age, really. Perhaps it is more my sensibilities.

I'm no prude (wait - maybe I am?), but the idea of hooting and hollering because my wife is making out with a friend's girlfriend/wife is ... well. Not my idea of fun.


You're clearly just afraid of chasing her to lesbianism like George Costanza :P

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Posted 03 January 2017 - 05:20 PM

You're clearly just afraid of chasing her to lesbianism like George Costanza :P

 

I'd considered the possibility that I might someday compel her to commit murder (with me as victim), but not that.



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Posted 03 January 2017 - 06:55 PM

Maybe it's not my age, really. Perhaps it is more my sensibilities.

I'm no prude (wait - maybe I am?), but the idea of hooting and hollering because my wife is making out with a friend's girlfriend/wife is ... well. Not my idea of fun.

It's only fun if the endgame involves you

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Posted 03 January 2017 - 07:44 PM

It's only fun if the endgame involves you


And completely excludes other guy.

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Posted 03 January 2017 - 08:28 PM

And completely excludes other guy.

 

Yeah, as much as I love Sabres, I draw the line at crossing swords. 



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Posted 03 January 2017 - 10:19 PM

Yeah, as much as I love Sabres, I draw the line at crossing swords.


What about viewing the sword in his wife's sheath?

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Posted 03 January 2017 - 10:34 PM

What about viewing the sword in his wife's sheath?


More than one sword in the room, is too many swords in the room.

Homie don't play that.

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Posted 04 January 2017 - 09:35 AM

A shoutout in this morning's NYT crossword:  30D was "Buffalo pro," and the answer was SABRE.



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Posted 04 January 2017 - 01:51 PM

I wish I had a compilation of every awesome (terrible) commercial that featured a Buffalo Sabre.

 

My earliest memory is one that Tony McKegney did for a local pizza joint. Bob & John's on Hertel, possibly? Something about potato skins.

 

The one I thought I could find - and cannot - is the one from the mid-/late 90s from Chef's. It featured the French Connection singing "Amore." I still regularly say one of the lines (the only line?) from the commercial: "Hey, guys, we didn't haf our Chef's pasta sauce." (Quebecois accent needed.)

 

Maybe I should boot up an OT thread for this most worthy topic.



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Posted 04 January 2017 - 01:58 PM

I wish I had a compilation of every awesome (terrible) commercial that featured a Buffalo Sabre.
 
My earliest memory is one that Tony McKegney did for a local pizza joint. Bob & John's on Hertel, possibly? Something about potato skins.
 
The one I thought I could find - and cannot - is the one from the mid-/late 90s from Chef's. It featured the French Connection singing "Amore." I still regularly say one of the lines (the only line?) from the commercial: "Hey, guys, we didn't haf our Chef's pasta sauce." (Quebecois accent needed.)
 
Maybe I should boot up an OT thread for this most worthy topic.


Yummy, yummy, Chev's paasta sauce. :lol:

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Posted 04 January 2017 - 03:20 PM

Welp, I wasn't five minutes from leaving to shop, and a massive tree just crushed my car. That was pretty lucky, or unlucky.



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Posted 04 January 2017 - 03:33 PM

I wish I had a compilation of every awesome (terrible) commercial that featured a Buffalo Sabre.

 

My earliest memory is one that Tony McKegney did for a local pizza joint. Bob & John's on Hertel, possibly? Something about potato skins.

 

The one I thought I could find - and cannot - is the one from the mid-/late 90s from Chef's. It featured the French Connection singing "Amore." I still regularly say one of the lines (the only line?) from the commercial: "Hey, guys, we didn't haf our Chef's pasta sauce." (Quebecois accent needed.)

 

Maybe I should boot up an OT thread for this most worthy topic.

It's not even off-topic. Do it! More threads in 2017!



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Posted 04 January 2017 - 03:39 PM

Welp, I wasn't five minutes from leaving to shop, and a massive tree just crushed my car. That was pretty lucky, or unlucky.

That's crazy.



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Posted 04 January 2017 - 03:51 PM

Welp, I wasn't five minutes from leaving to shop, and a massive tree just crushed my car. That was pretty lucky, or unlucky.

You poor bastard. Now you have to keep watching the Sabres. 



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Posted 04 January 2017 - 04:35 PM

That looks way worse than it sounded :lol:

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Posted 04 January 2017 - 04:43 PM

That tree has better aim than Evander Kane. 



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Posted 04 January 2017 - 04:48 PM

That looks way worse than it sounded :lol:

Oh trust me, it "sounded" like there wouldn't be any car left except for some sheet metal and four tires haha.

 

That tree has better aim than Evander Kane. 

Right? Ridiculous that it decided to fall in that  direction. It didn't even fall, the trunk rotted/split about 12 feet off the ground. And I swore we had taken down every dead tree this past summer that posed any threat. Just missed that one I guess.



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Posted 04 January 2017 - 05:08 PM

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Posted 04 January 2017 - 05:10 PM

The payoff is at about 1:10.

 

 

 



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Posted 04 January 2017 - 05:14 PM

Never seen that Larsson before, that's awesome :lol:

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Posted 04 January 2017 - 05:48 PM

That tree has better aim than Evander Kane. 

 

Au contraire, if there had been a car-tender tree it would have ended up square in the crest.



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Posted 04 January 2017 - 06:18 PM

The payoff is at about 1:10.

 

 

 

Wow.

 

Here's a random Jack Eichel stat: 

 

Jack Eichel has 32 goals, as many as John Tavares and one more than Patrick Kane thru their first 100 games 

Jack Eichel has 32 goals, as many as John Tavares and one more than Patrick Kane thru their first 100 games 







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