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  1. 9 points
    We had a lot of time to prepare for this. I guess the freshest memories are the most recent ones. Combine those two things and I don't think this "hit me" at all. As someone who 100% understands the Marvel style and what Kirby/Ditko/Romita/etc. brought to the table relative to Stan, I am still a massive supporter. Consistency of style mattered as much as substance in those comics. Stan was more than an editor or writer or brand. He was an identity. When you were a Marvel fan, bet it in the 80s or 90s or even later, Stan was part of not just the identity of your hobby or the comics you patronized, but he was part of your own identity and morality as well, even decades after the fact. Over time, you'd learn to appreciate Jack or John or Steve, but you had always appreciated Stan, and you never really appreciate him less for what you ended up learning later. It didn't matter how Ravage 2099 or Just Imagine or whatever else was, you were just lucky to be able to read something new that Stan "actually" wrote. He was an idea and an icon and a symbol. And we belonged to him as much as he belonged to us.
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    Alexa should be a manager at this stage. Let her manage a stable of Mean Girls.
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    You mean the ROUS's? They don't exist
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    Can we please stop with the drag stuff
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    I have sent in my pick. If it is deemed thematic enough, I would suggest getting plenty of Kleenex before sitting down to watch it.
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    One of the best defensive center fielders of all time (better then Edmonds by a great deal), 110 wRC+ while doing it, worth 62.4 fWAR over his career, ranking him just outside the top 15 center fielders of all time (Just got passed by Trout this year because Trout is insane). Basically, Lofton is very very comparable to Tim Raines, except Raines was better offensively were as Lofton was better defensively. Also, people are fucking terrible at evaluating Center Fielders and have been for years. All of Jones, Edmunds, and Lofton should be borderline locks for beling elite defensive players mixed with good to great hitters for long careers, and Carlos Beltran should be in the same group soon.
  11. 1 point
    That Michigan GIF reminds me of my days as a student at Western Michigan. Our hockey seats were right next to the opposing team penalty box and you could talk through a little opening in the glass right into the box. Michigan came to town and brought with them Aaron Ward, a recent 1st round draft pick of the Detroit Red Wings. Michigan was up 2-0 and Ward gets a penalty. We were all over him when he got in the box, telling him the Red Wings would regret their decision, blah blah blah. Ward sat there, took it without saying a word, then just quietly pointed at the scoreboard. We kinda looked at each other like "yep, he's right" and sat down, LOL. Man those were good times.
  12. 1 point
    This is the one part I disagree with. It's true that NXT fans would have complained if they'd started her whole story over again on the main show, but those fans are going to complain regardless, and keep watching regardless. I don't see any reason for WWE to ever give significant weight to the likely reactions of NXT fans when making creative decisions for ex-NXT wrestlers on the main roster. They're a small minority of the audience, and they're among the most likely to stick around no matter what you do. It's not like they're going to cancel their WWE Network subscriptions.
  13. 1 point
    I somehow missed this announcement
  14. 1 point
    Just noticed that PCO's YT channel is hosting his match against WALTER from Mania weekend. Some slight clipping and commentary is in French but still if you wanted to see what the fuss was about.
  15. 1 point
    This actually surprises me as I know you saw a lot of Lofton's career with a knowledgeable eye. Elite defensive player, (better than Edmonds by a hair), a terror on the basepaths and always a formidable offensive threat. The biggest knock on Lofton is the number of teams he played for, which on one hand can be said to mean that his teams considered him expendable; yet the flipside is that he was great trade bait because everyone wanted him. McGriff is a tough case and indicative of what a tremendous difference a few years can make in the game. Compared to Pujols, Thomas and Bagwell he doesn't look that imposing, compared to his almost exact contemporaries Will Clark and Joe Carter he appears godlike. He's one of those guys that's right on the bubble, keeping him out isn't a crime, but inducting him wouldn't hurt either. When your closest comps are Willie McCovey and Willie Stargell there should at least be some discussion.
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    Since I was planning on doing a 30 day, 30 Holiday movie kick - this works for me.
  20. 1 point
    So I know the company doesn't have a great reputation these days, but I've been helping out with CZW lately and the last 2 shows have been pretty goddamn great. Last night's should be on Highspots soon and last month's is already there, but I feel like they're getting into a good rhythm. Lots of variety on the shows and some great deathmatch stuff with younger guys. I think it's worth giving a shot if you haven't in a while.
  21. 1 point
    Love Cowboy and he will always be my favorite UFC fighter, but I still think he's never winning a belt at lightweight. Not with Khabib around. He always just freezes up in title fights anyway. Still that was clearly a great moment for him snapping Mike Perry's arm in Denver and celebrating with his son. Was definitely a great moment for his career.
  22. 1 point
    I misremembered a few things. I do remember all of this happening in the span of a year. I think they missed the boat not having Aries in Sabins spot. I don't know if Bully Ray should have dropped the title as soon as he did though.
  23. 1 point
    Possibly! But I remember at the time there was a lot of speculation about how Sasha was doing all she did because (in the storyline) she couldn't challenge Charlotte again, and saw Bayley as an easy target. They even hinted at this on Alexa's Raw debut, where Alexa comes in to interrupt Sasha seemingly just about to challenge Bayley.
  24. 1 point
    callback... EDIT: Queen fits so perfectly...
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    Riding through swamp. See guy being hanged. Shoot him down. Beset by a gang. Kill 4 or 5 of them. Law called. Start shooting. Ride all way through St Denis to Rhodes. Now have $165 bounty. Spent my last $7 for train back to Valentine and a return to camp, so I can earn some money locally to pay off the bounty. Might be time to look for gold bars..
  27. 1 point
    The most jacked Elf I have ever seen.
  28. 1 point
    That third goal from City was something else. also
  29. 1 point
    I'm more intrigued by the um "security" around Kane including a time traveling Glen Jacobs/WALTER clone from the future.
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    Awesome fight from Yoder/Cooper. Was on the edge of my seat til the finish, loved all the submission attempts... almost a small package into a single leg crab turned rolling leglock for a moment. Thought Cooper looked her best yet but thrilled for Yoder to finally get the W again and how happy she was to get it. I like the oldschool graphics they use.
  35. 1 point
    The suplex in the middle of the foxy boxing match is the real sweet science.
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    This week’s Red Dead Redemption 2 episode hit way too close to home.
  40. 1 point
    It's weird how in that match, AJ's skintone remains the same bronze tan throughout, whilst Brock goes from Goth Pale to Red Hulk in less than ten minutes.
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    It's just Rugby with extra rules and you know it. The hell you doing calling it football when the ball only hits feet if something has gone wrong somewhere? That's not football, that's Throw and Run Ball.
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    Legends remains the only TV show I go out of my way to watch on a regular basis.
  45. 1 point
    ...and now I'm gonna have to watch it again. Thanks I guess haha
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    Allegedly Vince is very high on Almas. I expect them to split him and Vega for no reason and thus kill his act dead.
  48. 1 point
    Cheer whomever you like. You like heels? Fine, cheer them. You like faces? Fine, cheer them. You want to boo Jinder Mahal because he's a shitty wrestler? Fine. You want to boo Roman for being pushed down our throats the past four years? Fine. Do whatever feels right to you.
  49. 0 points
    When Joanie died last year, I knew that this was coming. Losing the love of your life after 60 years of marriage is almost impossible to recover from. May they rest in peace forever.
  50. 0 points
    Per my XBOX home screen - Crackdown 3 is coming out on 2/15/19
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