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Forum: Sports 07-16-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8,138
Views: 1,218,080
Posted By vividox
:ctm: True.

:ctm: True.
Forum: Sports 07-15-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8,138
Views: 1,218,080
Posted By vividox
That's not really that surprising or unexpected,...

That's not really that surprising or unexpected, though. You want to play the ball as fast as possible if you are in an attacking position. Don't want to give the other team enough time to set up and...
Forum: Sports 07-15-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8,138
Views: 1,218,080
Posted By vividox
I am siding with the call on the field on this...

I am siding with the call on the field on this one. As a player, you play the ball, not the ref. It wasn't handled the greatest and Kelly should have clearly indicated the decision and used his...
Forum: Sports 07-12-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8,138
Views: 1,218,080
Posted By vividox
Ooof. That's rough. Ours stayed relatively level...

Ooof. That's rough. Ours stayed relatively level the first several years and the bulk of our increases have been in the last 3-4 years, but I'm pretty sure we haven't seen 40% in two years, either.
Forum: Sports 07-12-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8,138
Views: 1,218,080
Posted By vividox
Yuuuup. You're exactly right. KC has gotten...

Yuuuup. You're exactly right.

KC has gotten tyrannical about game day pricing. Ticket prices keep going up, and we are comparatively* the most expensive ticket in MLS now(!). Our waiting list has...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 07-09-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 37,994
Posted By vividox
So, I actually just got done re-reading The Final...

So, I actually just got done re-reading The Final Empire last week.

I'll put in spoilers just in case Lusus checks back:

[[spoiler removed]]
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 07-05-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 37,994
Posted By vividox
Thirded.

Thirded.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 06-22-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 37,994
Posted By vividox
Stormlight Book Four Update #4! ...

Stormlight Book Four Update #4!

https://www.reddit.com/r/Stormlight_Archive/comments/c30ijp/stormlight_book_four_update_4/
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-21-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,808
Posted By vividox
Parks and Rec.... more like Parks and Wreck.

Parks and Rec.... more like Parks and Wreck.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-29-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 37,994
Posted By vividox
I'm starting to itch for some more Cosmere...

I'm starting to itch for some more Cosmere material. Nothing dropping between Stormlight 3 and Stormlight 4 is rough. It's making me get all hair-brained and such. To wit:

I'm starting to wonder...
Forum: Diversions 05-28-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 30,012
Posted By vividox
Good lord. I'm kind of impressed at how bad Ramin...

Good lord. I'm kind of impressed at how bad Ramin Djawadi is at electric guitar. Like, I get the idea of including the actual composer, but holy hell that's clearly not his instrument. I came to make...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-22-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4,653
Views: 235,896
Posted By vividox
Well, GRRM's last post on his blog makes it sound...

Well, GRRM's last post on his blog makes it sound like he thinks he'll be done with WoW in the next year...



Either that or he just wants an excuse to have a cabin overlooking a lake of...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-22-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,640
Posted By vividox
Good possibility. Sanderson is already 13%...

Good possibility. Sanderson is already 13% finished with the first draft, and he's shooting for a Christmas 2020 release.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-20-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,640
Posted By vividox
Slowest. Race. Ever. Trying...

Slowest.

Race.

Ever.



Trying my best to find any shred of an update for either:
The Doors of Stone...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-20-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9,289
Views: 400,465
Posted By vividox
Meh, just signing the deal with HBO increased his...

Meh, just signing the deal with HBO increased his book sales an enormous amount. He cashed in 9 years ago, not by putting off finishing his books.

Hell, he's probably leaving money on the table by...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-20-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9,289
Views: 400,465
Posted By vividox
I mean, if that's the tact they wanted to take,...

I mean, if that's the tact they wanted to take, take it from the beginning. The thing that is the most disappointing to me is the stark contrast between the pace and exposition of the first four...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-20-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4,653
Views: 235,896
Posted By vividox
Season 1: Source Material: A Game of Thrones ...

Season 1:
Source Material: A Game of Thrones
Writer's Attitude: Fresh new series, let's make this as amazing as it can be!

Season 2:
Source Material: A Clash of Kings
Writer's Attitude: Wooo!...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-20-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9,289
Views: 400,465
Posted By vividox
I thought it was about as good as it could have...

I thought it was about as good as it could have been, given everything they had to work with going into the last episode.

Still just kind of disappointed in the entire second half of the show, but...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-17-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9,289
Views: 400,465
Posted By vividox
This wins the internet. ...

This wins the internet.

https://66.media.tumblr.com/ea3cc69c986a4149af28546fc6f76a55/tumblr_prjznhFx9l1rle8py_540.jpg
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-16-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,714
Posted By vividox
Alright, these people have had their fun with all...

Alright, these people have had their fun with all their non-serious posts. Time for some real talk.

You're never going to get any bites without a profile picture, plain and simple. People want to...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-15-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4,653
Views: 235,896
Posted By vividox
Probably something that's grounded in truth, but...

Probably something that's grounded in truth, but perpetuated beyond its actual effect. I have heard that the more precise reason is the wolves' fur is insanely expensive CGI and the dragon CGI is way...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-15-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 37,994
Posted By vividox
That's honestly why I don't listen to fantasy...

That's honestly why I don't listen to fantasy books on audio (unless it's a re-read). :lol:
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-15-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13,709
Views: 1,196,670
Posted By vividox
Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the...

Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster by Adam Higginbotham

Currently just 8% into it and I'm finding I absolutely love this style of narrative...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-15-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4,653
Views: 235,896
Posted By vividox
With everyone taking sides in the "does Dany...

With everyone taking sides in the "does Dany going mad make sense?" debate, I thought I'd bump one of my favorite book analyses of all time:

The Violent Future Path of Danaerys Targaryen: Part 1...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-15-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 37,994
Posted By vividox
:iatp:

:iatp:
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