Morning Free Association 4/7/16

Thanks for nothing, Jakub!

Good morning, morning…

Garfield
This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone, but the Flyers fell flat on their faces last night, losing 3-0 to the Red Wings. Useless, as usual.


So, where does that leave us?



We’re now sitting just outside of the playoff picture with 91 points and two games to go. Philadelphia also has 91 points and less regulation and overtime wins (ROWs), but the Flyers have a game at hand on us.


The Bruins are looking at two must-win games. The Wings game tonight is huge. If the Bruins lose, forget about it. Dust off your baseball card collection, and buy some peanuts and Cracker Jacks, and most importantly, root, root, root for the Red Sox – if they don’t win, it’s a shame (somebody has to win).


Cv racket jacks

Who do you think the Eastern Conference playoff teams will be? If the Bruins make it, how far do they go?

Go get some coffee and get back to me.

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carvinbass18
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uhhhh when did Talbot get recalled?

beachguy113
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beachguy113

Emergency basis he was recalled yesterday….apparently one of the lines at practice was Spooner, Krejci, Eriksson so who knows he might be line 3 or 4 center tonight

The Once and Future Bagel Bruin
Member

My mood today

the german hammer
Admin

Funny that you should do this. Yesterday when I was planning out tonight’s game threads, I came up with a couple of song pairings. Tune in to find out what they were. Hint: not these, although Hüsker Dü > Diarrhea Planet.

The Once and Future Bagel Bruin
Member

No, Hüsker Dü < Diarrhea Planet.

But that's just me

Muffinman3
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Muffinman3

Well, I liked your song Bagel. However, deadset on destruction is awesome

Miss Muse
Editor

I just always loved their sound…like pop punk. Can’t believe someone once told me “it wasn’t me” to say I like them.

Awhile ago I saw this Bob Mould tribute show…I just wanted to see Ryan Adams play, but Dave Grohl was also there and he just killed it with Bob Mould, too.

the german hammer
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Yeah, that’s just you. I loved Hüsker Dü and am old enough to have been alive when they all recorded together and didn’t hate each other as much as they do now; make no mistake, they hated each other. I listened to part of that track you posted and it just doesn’t do anything for me. *shrug*

DrHandgrenaid
Editor

Cosign

Miss Muse
Editor

Uh, those are some pretty strong words there. Husker Du is awesome.

Muffinman3
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Muffinman3

My mood:

Satan 81's Sister
Editor

Official Bobby to Bergy Public Announcement
The game tonight is on NESN Plus.
You may now all go back to your regularly scheduled Free Association.

the german hammer
Admin

I have also seen it listed as being on NBCSN as well.

The Once and Future Bagel Bruin
Member

So much for watching it on NHL.tv

carvinbass18
Editor

National on NBCSN, not blackedout on NESN+

Thetallest81
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Thetallest81

yup

UnstableElement
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UnstableElement

Not surprised, only because the Red Sox game is at 6. Would be weird to start the first game of the night on the second channel.

Muffinman3
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Muffinman3

Holy shit! You can edit? I was replying to myself to fix typos

DrHandgrenaid
Editor

Theres a time limit (I want to say 5 minutes)

the german hammer
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I don’t think we have the limit anymore since I’ve been able to fix comments after 5 minutes. Then again, maybe I just have special powers.

Also, I can edit other people’s posts. Can anyone else do that?

Satan 81's Sister
Editor

Huh, just realizing I can’t even edit my own posts. And I’m an editor!

IntentionallyWidenberg
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I saw that recently. It was some combination of a manual page refresh or logging in (I got logged out about that time) fixed it.

the german hammer
Admin

That’s a problem because you should be able to. We’ll look into it. Get your brother on it ASAP!

Satan 81's Sister
Editor

Working now! Thanks whoever fixed it!

the german hammer
Admin

Magic!

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the german hammer
Admin

While I like yours and am sick of the Shia LeHowevereyouspellhisname one, I would like to point out mine has Cary Grant in it. It’s from the original The Bishop’s Wife.

Cary. Grant.

Which reminds me, we need to have a Cary Grant movie day. Perhaps, sooner rather than later.

Long-Winded Striped Mofo
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Long-Winded Striped Mofo

Bringing up Baby!

the german hammer
Admin

Love it!

Miss Muse
Editor

Good one! I’m also a fan of Katharine Hepburn. grin

IntentionallyWidenberg
Admin

You probably accidentally fixed it yourself. (see above)

Thank yourself. You did yeoman’s work there. \_ \_ \_

Muffinman3
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Muffinman3

Well, I like it. I like to catch MY OWN typos

Muffinman3
Member
Muffinman3

Autocorrect bullshit is a thing of the past! Huzzah! Gotta work tmrw, but Im staying up for this one

The Once and Future Bagel Bruin
Member

Are you back in Wilmington?

Muffinman3
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Muffinman3

Nope, still in Italy, going back for 2 weeks in May. My sister is graduating from UNC Charlotte, then returning for her masters

The Once and Future Bagel Bruin
Member

When you’re in Charlotte, let me know. That’s a trip I don’t mind taking!

Muffinman3
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Muffinman3

I might be busy with dinners and the walk, I’ll only be in Charlotte for two days, then back to Wilm on my buddy’s couch. Buuut Id love to meet up and get a beer. Where are you again? Chapel Hill?

The Once and Future Bagel Bruin
Member

Currently in Winston-Salem.

Muffinman3
Member
Muffinman3

Same same

beachguy113
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beachguy113

Morning everyone….Thanks to Philly for their never ending support….thanks to the Red Wings for nothing

and hey bruins…… http://sd.keepcalm-o-matic.co.uk/i/keep-calm-and-just-win-a-fucking-game.png

DrHandgrenaid
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you don’t need to code images at all here- just paste the image url in and it figures itself out

beachguy113
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beachguy113

forgive me….I am not very good with this stuff….sorry about the size everyone. My apologies.

DrHandgrenaid
Editor

#B2BAfterDark

Muffinman3
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Muffinman3

So do you press ‘img’ or just copy/paste in the comment?

DrHandgrenaid
Editor

Copy paste is just dandy

Muffinman3
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Muffinman3
Muffinman3
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Muffinman3

damn, its both. Thats efficient

IntentionallyWidenberg
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If the URL ends in .gif or .jpg, it will automatically display. If there is extra ? burp=fart&gobbledygook or other strange stuff in it, you need to use the img button.

MadScientist72
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MadScientist72

In at least some cases you can just cut those dangly bits off – or leave’em & let them show up as text next to the image. Sort of like that little “v” by the bottom right corner of Muffinman’s gif.

Muffinman3
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Muffinman3

thank you, good to know

Satan 81's Sister
Editor

Use the img button.

Muffinman3
Member
Muffinman3

Grazie

beachguy113
Member
beachguy113

Thanks….im sure I will still screw it up

the german hammer
Admin

A few things:

  • I’m going to open up the thread early tonight. That way people can mingle, invoke prayers to the Hockey Gods, grumble, try out your thematic gif array, chatter, and anything else. This means that the lines might not be up right away and it will be a living thread. (Night of the Living Thread!) Even if you won’t be with us for the game, you can pop in and tell us what you’re drinking.
  • I know that this game is super important and I’m going to try to make this evening as fun as possible. It’s not that I’m in denial, I just want to have a fun set of threads.
  • I need to build my shrine to the Hockey Gods.
  • I’m nervous about a vet appointment for Julio today since we still don’t know what’s up with him.
  • Can we just skip the rest of April and get to May already?
  • Also, bring your A-Game tonight
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    The Once and Future Bagel Bruin
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    I’m going to miss the second half of the game because of band rehearsal. I’ll play my Bruins bass to help bring the victory.

    the german hammer
    Admin

    You can still pop in to say hello. I’m opening up the thread at 5:30.

    The Once and Future Bagel Bruin
    Member

    I might. Right after work I’m going to the laundromat to clean my hockey gear. Leaving that stuff in a bag for a month creates the worst smell.

    the german hammer
    Admin

    Perhaps, you shouldn’t leave it in your bag for a month?

    The Once and Future Bagel Bruin
    Member

    I agree. Can’t wait until summer hockey starts!

    Satan 81's Sister
    Editor

    Hugs to Julio. Hope everything is okay with the handsome man.

    the german hammer
    Admin

    I have a list of scenarios in my head. I am hoping it’s the ones that just involve a change in diet and some medication.

    UnstableElement
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    UnstableElement

    Can we just skip the rest of April and get to May already?

    Amen. I just want to move into my new house.

    Miss Muse
    Editor

    June please. I want to be on vacation.

    the german hammer
    Admin

    And I want to have warmth and my birthday.

    Satan 81's Sister
    Editor

    Have you guys officially closed. Is it for real true life yours?

    UnstableElement
    Member
    UnstableElement

    Closing is on April 22nd. The home inspection is complete and the repair addendum signed-off. They have NO housing contingency bullshit they can pull on us. Our financing is approved pending the appraisal (which I’m surprised we haven’t heard back on yet). Pretty much the only thing that could scuttle at this point is if we do the final walk-through and they trashed the place (highly unlikely).

    So I’d say it’s pretty much all set.

    carvinbass18
    Editor

    WOOO that’s awesome!

    the german hammer
    Admin

    Hooray for you, Razzle Dazzle!

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    ccaron93`
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    ccaron93`

    Is this thing on? Where am i?

    DrHandgrenaid
    Editor

    Howdy!

    the german hammer
    Admin

    Welcome!

    IntentionallyWidenberg
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    ccaron93`
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    ccaron93`

    caution do not view gif if you are nursing, pregnant, or may become pregnant

    Miss Muse
    Editor

    Hey there. smile

    Long-Winded Striped Mofo
    Member
    Long-Winded Striped Mofo

    Hola!

    Satan 81's Sister
    Editor

    Or are prone to seizures.

    IntentionallyWidenberg
    Admin

    Don’t Panic, everything’s fine.

    carvinbass18
    Editor

    Here are just a few of your #Bruins scenarios pic.twitter.com/U155xgKfNj

    — Dominic Tiano (@dominictiano) April 7, 2016

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