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View Room Comments for Sunday, Feb. 2 2014

Sunday, February 02, 2014   by: The View RoomWelcome to the SooToday.com View Room. This editorial feature is for you to post comments. To comment on a specific news story please post your comment directly under the news story.
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sparks7 2/2/2014 3:53:15 AM Report

Steelworker

Go back to the lunch room at the plant and talk all your know everything talk.It's where you belong.
sparks7 2/2/2014 3:56:42 AM Report

You will feel good there.Have fun.
Spellchecker 2/2/2014 6:20:09 AM Report

Three cheers for Dead End Kid on the job loss at Future Shop story.

PipeBomb, I have tried with my WORDS OF THE WEEK listings and other means but having seen most of the errors keep returning from the same people I think it is time to give up the fight. There were a few success stories and I am grateful for those.
Jimssm 2/2/2014 7:20:05 AM Report

Spelly...

It would have to have been WORDS OF THE HOUR with all the errors popping up on here lately.

I feel your pain as seeing something misspelled is a pet peeve of mine.

If you're going to present an idea or argument in a public forum, have enough respect for your fellow readers to at least make an effort to use proper grammar, proper spelling, and an argument that is factual and makes sense. It just takes a few seconds to check spelling and not much more to get your ideas together a little neater and check your facts instead of just cutting and pasting a Google search.

Personally, I think it's a lost cause.
David Poluck 2/2/2014 7:32:35 AM Report

Fly and Grump and others often use the terms "swamp" and "swampers" "swamp gas" in regards to those posters with views on the right. I can only surmise by the frequency and conversations that they are used as terms of endearment used between friends of long association.

I'm curious. What handles are given to those on the left from those friends on the right?











Jimssm 2/2/2014 8:12:08 AM Report

"Terms of endearment"....lol
flyhawk25 2/2/2014 8:18:42 AM Report

Happy Groundhog Day!
Today we will look for Wiarton Willy's shadow.
In the meantime the Wiarton rodent will look for his willy but it is buried under 3' of snow.
Resident 2/2/2014 8:21:07 AM Report

Jimssm: I agree with your 7:20 post. It is unfortunate that it IS probably a lost cause!
Javaman 2/2/2014 8:32:53 AM Report

I suspect moist of us make the odd spulling mistake now and then, So far it has not bin life threatening.
Grump 2/2/2014 8:53:21 AM Report

David P. Actually it's generally hard to tell what they call Fly and I as many are scrambled symbols, some just rude references, others so badly spelled that one couldn't tell. Many are so far from the facts that the message must be for others. That said I'm sure you are correct that they are terms of great affection for a couple of sweet old guys like us. I think they are quite fond of Bobby also.
Grump 2/2/2014 8:56:52 AM Report

Good morning everyone, I hope my driveway isn't going to be too deep when I get back tomorrow. We are off to Bob Evans for breakfast and the boss is starting to insist. Have a great day all, will catch you later,
Bobby Nerves 2/2/2014 8:59:59 AM Report

Spellchecker, nothing is lost, it's only transformed.

And now that I have your attention, I'll feed you with some profound knowledge from Marcus Tullius Cicero:

Assiduus usus uni rei deditus et ingenium et artem saepe vincit.

sona si latine loqueris
theprotector 2/2/2014 9:26:49 AM Report

yep bunch from future shop, bunch from sears, possible dozens from the lottery and dozens from the post office and the 100 plus from other federal departments and even a couple dozen more from provinical governments! Nice guys, anyone who thinks the local potical heirachy is working has their head up their ass! Everyone from the duh mayor, to the mpp to Hayes, even the chamber of commerence has been given the numbers and nothing, not a word! This will be a huge election issue at all levels, names dates, emails, and yep lack of action. Should have someone do a story about this group "Those who help destroy the sault to better their personal position"
Shameful each and everyone of them should be ashamed! Each had an opportunity to act and they didnt, they didnt because either they are stupid and lazy or they care nothing about the devestaion in other people's lives.
flyhawk25 2/2/2014 9:42:49 AM Report

DP...really, who cares?
Those responses are almost without wit or wisdom. They are childish but worse - they are repetitive and lacking originality.I concern myself more with their fallacious theories and lack of factual analysis.
They are more to be pitied than scorned. But they are indicative of the mean-spirited harangues of their leaders from Harris to Harper and Cheney and friends.
Sad really because I've had many friends over the years who are conservative, thoughtful thinkers.
The Swampers are none of those.
statusquo 2/2/2014 9:57:18 AM Report

protector,

I am curious to know what our local politicians could have done to prevent the loss of jobs at Future Shop, or Sears or any other retail outlet.

Margins in almost all sectors of the retail industry are very thin . Add to that more and more people shopping online and particular to the Sault, across the river and it is surprising that there even is the number of retail businesses still open in the Sault.
I very seldom if ever shop across the river . I do not shop at Walmart .
I doubt very much that if I did , the amount saved would significantly impact my personal finances.
The world, not just the Sault is changing and we better get used to it. Globalization, automation , rapid advances in online shopping and overnight delivery make brick and mortar businesses, such as Future Shop obsolete .



Bobby Nerves 2/2/2014 10:06:03 AM Report

Citing Lewis Carroll:
'When I use a word,' Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, 'it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less.'

If you pretend to ignore the meaning of swampers, probably you are one of them.

Contrariwise, if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic.

lookaround 2/2/2014 10:06:10 AM Report

Gurgle gurgle
BIG BROTHER 2/2/2014 10:17:26 AM Report

I'm wondering just when the Queenstown Merchants Association are going to realize that parking meters are a huge detriment to downtown shopping. It's not the 25 cent meter charge. It's the zealousness of the meter police. They are grossly over anxious to nail errant parkers when the meter runs out. They stand next to meters that are about to run out, to make sure they 'nail' the culprits. Get a ticket and it's a huge hassle trying to pay the ticket. City Hall is the only placee to make the payment. Don't pay the ticket and now it's tossed up to the Provincial Court level.
BIG BROTHER 2/2/2014 10:19:29 AM Report

I see parking meters on Gore Street. Talk about redundancy!! They should be paying people to park on Gore. All the side streets...Spring, Brock, etc. Sad joke, IMO. Job creation program.
steelworker 2/2/2014 10:20:02 AM Report

Looks like the frost pushed the lid off the septic tank again.
flyhawk25 2/2/2014 10:26:04 AM Report

I knew that I was onto something when I coined the phrase 'swamp people' and it became part of the Blue Room lexicon even with those who inhabit it.
It is not a term of endearment.But it has become an identifier for those low-level thinkers and sarcastic snipers who lurk, name call and vanish.
Bobby Nerves 2/2/2014 10:31:01 AM Report


How right you are BB.

And if you'd like to see one parking enforcement laborer upset, play the parking angel and pretend you will deposit a coin in an expired meter.
BIG BROTHER 2/2/2014 10:38:45 AM Report

Now what`s up with that Bobby. I`ve had them give me a speech when doing the angel thing. First of all, most meters are buried under snow this time of year. You can`t get near them. From the road to the side of the meter where the money goes in isn`t always a clear pathway. Over the snowbank to get to the meter.
David Poluck 2/2/2014 10:38:46 AM Report

Pro,
If you take a look at what is written on In the Loop you will see that there is something going on!
It is an idea that if we all do our part good things are bound to happen.

Gotta start somewhere.
flyhawk25 2/2/2014 10:43:07 AM Report

Bobby and BB...I'd like to see a cost breakdown over revenue collected versus the costs of the parking police.
My experience with them and the
parking Authority has been lousy.They are low level civil servants full of self importance.
steelworker 2/2/2014 10:44:04 AM Report

Sounds like sparks7 just got home from the Rosie. Or maybe he/she just got up to go to work-nah no way.
Grump 2/2/2014 10:46:19 AM Report

Right Steely the frost must have done it, otherwise how could you be out and posting so early.
steelworker 2/2/2014 10:50:09 AM Report

I had to go shovel Brian Hayes' driveway.
Grump 2/2/2014 10:52:55 AM Report

Fly never mind if the meter "maids" didn't have a job to go to they would be on here with the swampers telling us more of the same. I have to tell you true, we have enough of a burden as it is. Many more would bring us up to the gag level.
Grump 2/2/2014 10:54:49 AM Report

Wow Steely that's the first thing you have said that I believe.
BIG BROTHER 2/2/2014 10:54:53 AM Report

Fly,
I know what you are getting at, but the costs that aren`t figured into the whole thing is the lost business to the merchants.

I know someone who runs a business on Queen. They told me that if they lift the meters, the employee`s of the business`would be parking in the prime spots all day and taking away the shopper`s parking spots. Well then, it`s therefore their own fault.
right wing 2/2/2014 10:56:29 AM Report

Ii can always get a great chuckle on this site.
The fly is all proud of himself...claiming to have "coined the phrase" swamp people.
The term has only been around for dam near ever.
...and despite the fly's effort to change its meaning, he has not.
This from one of those that shake their boney finger at you and yell about googling....
What a goof!
right wing 2/2/2014 11:00:41 AM Report

The balcony boys are at it again.
They shall now solve the parking meter issue...was it an issue...no matter they shall make it one and then congratulate each other on their cleaver solutions.
BIG BROTHER 2/2/2014 11:01:22 AM Report

A friend of mine parked on Queen one night and then on Hines Street, the laneway off Queen to the old Four Winds. She was putting up a display for a business on he corner of Hines and Queen. She got two tickets in two nights, while volunteering at the Midnight Madness event. No parking on Queen during those events and she had display material to unload.

One ticket was not on her car when she left. The other ticket she paid. Two months later, she gets a notice from the Prov. Courts....the ticket is now 30 dollars. She went to City Hall to let them know she paid the ticket. They said `yup`, but what about the other ticket....the one she didn`t even know she had. Now she can fight it in Small Claims Court...great option. Makes a person want to volunteer for the Downtown Merchants Association.
BIG BROTHER 2/2/2014 11:02:20 AM Report

Oh oh, the `cleaver`one has shown up.
right wing 2/2/2014 11:04:57 AM Report

Yep just as I thought...you wouldn't catch on to the intent of the cleaver comment.
...far to clever for you.
Clue....what is a cleaver used for.
BIG BROTHER 2/2/2014 11:05:49 AM Report

It`s becoming less and less of an issue, because less and less people are shopping downtown.

Of course, the city will do a study and conclude that the meter cops are revenue neutral, so all`s well. Not studying the loss of business to the merchants.
BIG BROTHER 2/2/2014 11:05:49 AM Report

It`s becoming less and less of an issue, because less and less people are shopping downtown.

Of course, the city will do a study and conclude that the meter cops are revenue neutral, so all`s well. Not studying the loss of business to the merchants.
BIG BROTHER 2/2/2014 11:10:59 AM Report

Oh, I get it....you were trying to be cleaver. ahahahahahaha....

right wing 2/2/2014 11:12:34 AM Report

Hey stats...you forgot one the other day...a self righteous mechanic that is obsessed with walmart and really believes that his word is it...there is no God, only blow up dolls and mental masturbation.
Bobby Nerves 2/2/2014 11:12:53 AM Report


Why don't you talk to us about your concerns... the Police.

What do you think of selective road checks?

Perhaps your concern is the taxation of marihuana distribution?




Wicket 2/2/2014 11:13:36 AM Report

Spelling is not the be all to end all, our former Chief Librarian (for decades) read books of every genre every single day, was very articulate and knowledgeable, detested spelling and counted on her secretary to correct her incorrectly spelled words - spelling correctly was not at the top of her priority list.

I, on the other hand, had mostly perfect marks in spelling and enjoy seeing how few really care as long as they get their point across.
right wing 2/2/2014 11:14:41 AM Report

Your tizzy is causing you to stutter....
right wing 2/2/2014 11:18:20 AM Report

Wicket

Correct you are and in the world of computers many times it is simply a key stroke error.
You will always get the maniacal however as B.B. displayed so well for us.
BIG BROTHER 2/2/2014 11:21:32 AM Report

Perhaps, when one is attempting to be clever, knocking other`s opinions as dumb, they may want to take the time to display their own ability to be `cleaver`.
Wild Turkey 2/2/2014 11:21:38 AM Report

@B.B.---You are absolutely right about the parking meters.-----There really is no problem to be solved there.The meters are a necessary evil.
The Downtown Assoc. called for suggestions to improve their lot.I thought --great idea---get rid of the parking meters.----Then I thought about the consequences.I arrived at the same conclusion as your Shop-Owner friend.Some employees would wreck it for everybody else by tying up the best spots all day.And a little bonus--it provides needed employment.I too, have had the odd go-round with some of those crusty old meter guys, but everybody has a bad day once in a while.
I once felt so strongly about a bad ticket that I went to court, fought it, and won.---So I saved the 25 dollar fine, but it cost me 25 dollars for the polaroid film I used for evidence.It was fun, though.
Bobby Nerves 2/2/2014 11:24:38 AM Report

We have two meters on Queen and we do the cleaning around the meters and the path to the road, plus we always deposit coins to keep them on green.

On the other side, the side street, there is a meter in front of the house and right now it's buried under 4' of snow and three feet to each side. Parking there it's OK, but getting to the meter is a bit challenging.

Many merchants on Queen do clear a path by the meter, but to be honest, since the hospital was relocated, the traffic went down about 90%, then the paper mill another 5% and very soon the steel mill will go under, it will be a walk in the park.
BIG BROTHER 2/2/2014 11:31:59 AM Report

Bobby,
Our fair city is sprawling, new subdivisions opening at record levels and yet, the population hasn`t increased at all and more likely, has decreased.

This means the city services must cover a larger area. Snowplowing, etc. must be provided to a larger area. This can only lead to higher costs to individual landowners since the tax base hasn`t increased. Our Second Line bypass is now a main thoroughfare.
Spellchecker 2/2/2014 11:40:32 AM Report

As I recall it was Nancy Pelosi who had aspirations to "drain the swamp".

Bobby, I will leave the Greek and Roman philosophers to you and shakespeare and the rest of the "enlightened" of the world, especially when they don't speak in a language that I can understand.
flyhawk25 2/2/2014 11:46:45 AM Report

When I wrote earlier about coining the phrase I just knew our Resident Expert on Everything would respond negatively.
Because that's what he does.
No original ideas. No insights. Just negative blather.
But he is King of the Swamp. That's one he'll embrace 'cause 'it's good to be king'.
Spellchecker 2/2/2014 11:48:21 AM Report

Wicket, good thing she had a good secretary. Otherwise she would have looked pretty bad by anyone reading it. As time progresses we may have trouble understanding any of the gibberish that passes for written language.
flyhawk25 2/2/2014 11:48:37 AM Report

Spelly...oh you caught me - stealing an idea from Nancy Pelosi.
It could be worse - you could have said Al Gore.
Spellchecker 2/2/2014 12:02:16 PM Report

Please flyhawk, mentioning Al Gore before lunch, lol.
Bobby Nerves 2/2/2014 12:03:33 PM Report

Spelly, Roman, Cicero was a Roman Statesman.

English is a head-shaking language and it goes against all rules. It probably requires some reviews, but not in the way of a grammar aficionado.
Nevertheless, it would be nice to see a place where all can go and have an opinion about our common language, a sort of grammar challenges or grammar survey... Shakespeare could be the right fit for the job, among many others.

There you go an idea for free.
mallet 2/2/2014 12:51:14 PM Report


Bobby, Wicket, Spellchecker...

There is a new language... It is called TEXT..
Big Bad Bob 2/2/2014 1:01:28 PM Report

In reply to a proposal to establish a society for the reformation and standardisation of the English language upon the model of the Académie Française, Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) wrote that « such a society might perhaps, without difficulty, be collected; but that it would produce what is expected of it may be doubted. In England its proposals would probably be read by many, only that they might be able to disobey them.”
OrlandoFlorida 2/2/2014 1:09:11 PM Report

Heads up everyone door to door salespeople are coming around trying to get you to switch your hot water rental. This is the same scam that has been going around southern ontario. They are from a company called National, pretty young girl with a badge that says National wearing a dark blue parka with the word National on front of coat. The way the scam works is they get you to sign up for a new hot water rental from them but the problem is you are still locked into your previous rental contract, National will take the old tank away but its not yours. Then the problem of two contracts trying to get out of a contract, etc
right wing 2/2/2014 1:16:27 PM Report

Respond negatively to a guy that is all giddy over coining a phrase on this site.
Now that's a laugh..grow up Count Chocula....
right wing 2/2/2014 1:19:06 PM Report

Here's a prediction for all you football fans out there.

Denver Bronco's by 3.

...and yes I know who is favoured to win.
Javaman 2/2/2014 1:25:03 PM Report

I wonder if they collect enough money from those meters to pay the meter maids.
right wing 2/2/2014 1:25:55 PM Report

O.F.

That is one downside of it.
The main one is that the vast majority of folks own their H.W. tank...not much logic in renting one.
These fraudsters, I had one show up at my door, try to get folks that are not in a rental program locked up in one.
Do as I did and send him/her on down the street.
redranger 2/2/2014 1:31:03 PM Report

RW
I know you don't give a tinker's dam but the word you wanted is damn.
Are meter maids still called Dickless Tracy
dust2 2/2/2014 1:34:06 PM Report

people complaining about the parking meters downtown should get a job and stop complaining about paying 25 cents. if there were no meters, people would hog spots for hours downtown.

how sad it is that people complain about paying a parking meter. we're talking about less than a dollar.
right wing 2/2/2014 1:39:37 PM Report

The Sault operates several free, two hour parking lots.
On top of this parking meters are operational from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and free on weekends. I googled it (oh for shame) and they have around five hundred meters.
The parking authority also hands out fines for illegal parking, in front of fire hydrants, no parking zones, handicapped areas, blocking lane ways, double parking etc., so yes the revenue they bring in pays the wages and then some.
The meters are a loonie for an hour.
If you have ever ventured outside the city walls to a big place you would quickly learn how CHEAP parking is in this city.
Once again much-a-do-about-nothing.
Ever notice that most of the complainers are loonies that make the kind of money that a loonie for parking is peanuts.
flyhawk25 2/2/2014 1:44:24 PM Report

I don't know that the issue is the fee as much as the attitude of the staff.The point has been made that the areas around them are poorly maintained in winter.
But the rate is very reasonable.
And the issue of snow removal is outside their job description.
right wing 2/2/2014 1:44:50 PM Report

Thank you redranger, our site Grammarian.
right wing 2/2/2014 1:54:43 PM Report

Leave it to cleaver.....

BIG BROTHER 2/2/2014 11:31:59 AM Report

"Bobby,
Our fair city is sprawling, new subdivisions opening at record levels and yet, the population hasn`t increased at all and more likely, has decreased."

Yes what a bunch of dumb developers building all of those houses that are selling almost as fast as they can put them up.
B.B. should get over to Saldan's latest subdivision off of third line and tell him to stop making all that money.....

The Sault Ste. Marie area population is on the rise for a variety of reasons such as the community experiencing growth as a result of economic diversification efforts and the city's numerous competitive advantages.

"Sault Ste. Marie is experiencing unprecedented growth on many fronts. In 2012, due to its strong financial position, the City’s credit rating was upgraded to A+ by Standard & Poor’s. Also in 2012, the community was ranked 2nd in Ontario in entrepreneurial friendliness and business owner optimism by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. Put simply, the future looks bright.
right wing 2/2/2014 2:12:07 PM Report

steelworker

Direct Energy closed their corporate head office in Toronto and moved it to Texas.
They still have representation in our province but they could not increase their energy business here due to the energy sector being so regulated and closed to competition.
The concept behind it was good had it been an honest one but they scammed folks into contracts that were extremely hard to get out of...cost wise that is.
steelworker 2/2/2014 3:07:52 PM Report

They preyed on the elderly. After my parents died I received a notice from a collection agency claiming my parents owed these scumbags money. When I threatened them with legal action they crawled back under their rocks.
nanag 2/2/2014 3:43:59 PM Report

right wing

Seahawks by ??? but they will win !!!
irishfey 2/2/2014 4:09:18 PM Report

Sparks 7.. message for you in the other room.. thank you...
right wing 2/2/2014 5:19:07 PM Report

nanag

They are the favorite in Vegas for betting.
Defense is their strong point.
...come on take a stab at the point spread.
nanag 2/2/2014 5:36:32 PM Report

right wing

I will live large and say Seahawks by ummmmmm 7.. they can't lose .. golly gee .. they have Sherman and a deaf guy..derrick coleman what more do they need ?(grin)
steelworker 2/2/2014 5:54:22 PM Report

Always a pleasure to watch the CTV brownshirts tear apart the Harper gov't. Question Period my ass.
right wing 2/2/2014 6:02:19 PM Report

LOL @ nanag....

Seven is O.K., I'm hoping for a tight game...I hate when it's over by 1/2 time.
right wing 2/2/2014 6:06:18 PM Report

steelworker

CTV...????
Biased...????
No way!
Must be the CBC...
theprotector 2/2/2014 6:09:23 PM Report

stats look at it this way, and I am not discounting what you have said in anyway! If these jobs were secured ( federal and provinical) instead of being relocated that would mean more money in the sault and a better chance these outliets such as future shop and sears would have met there marks and saved jobs. We are not looking at the root cause of it being technology, the jobs that the sault lost can be done from anywhere yet hayes et al decided to move them to the most expensive market place in the country instead of one of the cheapest. This makes no sence and even the right would have a hard time justifying this action. A freedom of information requrest tells tons of info, look into it as it will leave you scratching your head as well. I honestly beleive people in this city were paid with unmarked bills to turn the other way.
nanag 2/2/2014 6:14:25 PM Report

right wing

yeah me too.. but remember ..there have been some pretty good comebacks in second half. It ain't over till the big beautiful woman sings :)
theprotector 2/2/2014 6:17:06 PM Report

DP I read your piece and there is no relevance at all to job lose. All it shows me is these kids will need to leave town for work as their parents struggle to keep their houses and homes because our mayor, MPP and MP sat on their lazy fat asses and did nothing about the job loses and nothing to keep or even lift a fat finger to try and keep any jobs here. The Nepotism in the federal government is shocking, tax payers spend ing 30 thousand dollars to relocate a person so they can be closer to their boyfriend, a manager living in sudbury claiming living expeses in an area where she lives and only has a mailing address here in town to support her scam. Yet services are being moved for no reason what so ever, its not cheaper not in the short term or long run.
David Poluck 2/2/2014 6:51:54 PM Report

Pro,
Directing you to the article was meant to let you know that there is something new being discussed. What you are discussing is a much larger issue.
David Poluck 2/2/2014 7:00:23 PM Report

RW...there is a new poll out, You aren't going to like the results

Justin Trudeau seen as best leader to manage Canada’s economy: poll

"For Justin Trudeau and the Liberals, the results suggest that despite media elite-level questions about Trudeau's competence or capabilities to be prime minister, the strength of the Liberal brand and the goodwill that many Canadians have for Mr. Trudeau seem to be leading the day.

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/blogs/canada-politics/justin-trudeau-seen-best-leader-manage-canada-economy-185120283.htm

I just don't get it. I haven't seen anything of his economic policy's to compare to what is happening currently under the conservatives.
dust2 2/2/2014 7:22:15 PM Report

anyone from the soo who graduates college or uni tends to never go back to the soo. there's no reason, it would be a shot in the foot.
statusquo 2/2/2014 7:41:42 PM Report

"anyone from the soo who graduates college or uni tends to never go back to the soo"

Not exactly true. It depends on the field studied.

Sault bashing is very trendy now and in vogue . But in perspective, it ain't as bad as one might think .
right wing 2/2/2014 7:45:44 PM Report

nanag

I know the "fat lady" hasn't sang yet but maybe you should have said a 27 point spread...

;)
right wing 2/2/2014 7:47:14 PM Report

David Poluck

No time to look at your link right now but a poll????
OMG...he's won....LOL.
shakespeare 2/2/2014 7:48:48 PM Report

dust2: with all due respect, I believe that you are categorically wrong! I have lived in many places and three countries in my life and I have never seen a town that has a pull on people like Sault Ste. Marie. When I emigrated from the U.K. and got married here back in 1975, my wife said, "Thank God we can move elsewhere" and we did for education and for jobs. All of her friends did the same and went to Ottawa, TO, Vancouver, the U.S. and overseas. ALL of them have come back.
Now I know you don't like people over 50 so I'll tell you also that my daughters' generation (around 30) left with the same thoughts and most of them, too, are either back or trying to get back.
I have met many, many college and university graduates who will take jobs out of their field just to stay in the Sault.
I have no stats, but the "pull" of the Sault is one that I've never experienced anywhere else.
flyhawk25 2/2/2014 7:49:47 PM Report

As we approach the end of the first half...I got Seattle plus 5 this afternoon.
Not bad for a lefty.
Grump 2/2/2014 8:00:56 PM Report

Come on Fly you and I know it was a sure thing. rw called for Mitt, Harper and the Broncos and you know that is the kiss of death. Lol.
statusquo 2/2/2014 8:06:47 PM Report

Grump,

It seems that way.....whatever rw touches turns to sh_t.
Sad really. (frowny face)
statusquo 2/2/2014 8:16:50 PM Report

does "89" count for something? I mean, it's 20 points higher than 69.
Grump 2/2/2014 8:19:08 PM Report

Status not that I have ever heard but if you know something, please share. lol
statusquo 2/2/2014 8:29:28 PM Report

Well Grump,

I can't give details, some kiddies might still be up and scouring the blue room for relevant tidbits on life, God and swamp biology.....what I can safely say is that it involves a large cantaloupe, muscle relaxers and water based lubricant....
nanag 2/2/2014 8:50:19 PM Report

Who needs "fifty shades of grey" when Statusquo is in the house
flyhawk25 2/2/2014 9:16:04 PM Report

Is there anyone still left watching the Stupor Bowl or is everyone just wearing their thumbs out switching to Duck Dynasty and the Weather Channel?
Bobby Nerves 2/2/2014 9:21:50 PM Report

I'm watching porno.

Oh great!
nanag 2/2/2014 10:05:54 PM Report

I was watching Seattle squash Denver while I was downloading a few audio books I'm just glad I'm not a Denver fan and didn't spend the big bucks to watch that game in NJ.. I would have been preetttyyy P O'd
redranger 2/2/2014 10:27:44 PM Report

Dust2
This is just a simple question. If nobody who graduates from college or uni ever goes back to SSM, does this mean that you have not graduated or does it mean you have not come back?
statusquo 2/2/2014 10:42:23 PM Report

"does this mean that you have not graduated or does it mean you have not come back?"

Hard to tell redranger. I would lean towards him being a garden variety douche bag with aspirations of grandeur.
steelworker 2/3/2014 1:02:44 AM Report

Don't make fun of gardens.
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