Morning Free Association: November 29

Zdeno Chara and John-Michael Liles did not make the trip to Philly, which was to be expected given the unknown nature of their respective lower-body and upper-body injuries. Presumably they get to sit at home and relax. Two other injured Bruins, Frank Vatrano and Noel Acciari were put to work on Black Friday, shilling Bruins gear at the Pro Shop.

Maybe that’s a useful way for them to spend their time being employees. They probably had to take a massive pay cut.

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muffinman3
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muffinman3

“ERROR: That action is currently not allowed.”

To be fair. My computer is the basically a typewriter with a light

IntentionallyWidenberg
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It looks like your login timed out? Some functions don’t work when you’re logged out (you go to ‘guest’ mode, but can sometimes still post if you give it the correct e-mail address)
You should be able to log in again using the login button below the twitter feed (you should not have to hit the register or change password links). (Also, the video upload button is broken and may generate that error in general)

Satan81
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Whoops…Vegas Golden Knights name being reviewed by the US Army:

http://www.thehockeynews.com/news/article/vegas-golden-knights-name-being-reviewed-by-the-u-s-army

Satan 81's Sister
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I’d be fine if they had to switch to the Desert Knights.

MadScientist72
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MadScientist72

GOOD! If they have to give up the name, they can’t use OUR colors!

Dr. Medievalist
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Dr. Medievalist

Two things: One, I think my early post got deleted, maybe? Maybe my eyes are bad and I can’t find it.

Is there a way to unify the pages? Seems to me like having to navigate to a few pages within a general thread might get frustrating after a while.

Dr. Medievalist
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Dr. Medievalist

Oh, and I’m all signed up for Secret Santa. I loved it last year!

Dr. Medievalist
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Dr. Medievalist

And nevermind, I found my earlier post.

I’ll go back to talking to myself now!

MadScientist72
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MadScientist72

Sometimes, it’s the only way to have a decent conversation!

Dr. Medievalist
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Dr. Medievalist

I don’t know – many of my conversations with myself are quite indecent!

MadScientist72
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MadScientist72

You are aware that the it’s supposed to be “Talk dirty to me“, not “Talk dirty to myself“?

Dr. Medievalist
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Dr. Medievalist

Well, what works for Poison doesn’t always work for everyone! grin

Satan 81's Sister
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Welcome to my daily life!

Satan81
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You even talk to yourself by mail!

Satan 81's Sister
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Dr. Medievalist
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Dr. Medievalist

Getting mail is a happy thing. I endorse this.

phonymahoney
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Busy morning, even though my 9:30 interview didn’t show up. Thought I’d drop in and say hello!

The London Bear
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The London Bear
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That’s interesting. Earlier I was using a Windows 10 computer and the gif worked. Back on my old Windows 7(?) and it just posts the link. Hmmmmm.

phonymahoney
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Also, these new comments are fancy!

The Once and Future Bagel Bruin
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I’m working a half day at work so I can then work on school work. Thank god I have a hockey game tonight.

There might be bourbon still in my system from Saturday night.

imbiginjapan
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imbiginjapan

Hi all!
In alternate reality land (ie my current NHL17 season) we see the Bruins rise to 6-0-1 to start the young season. After struggling to solve Lundqvist for half a game, Pasta made what was meant to be a pass through the crease that bounced off the Henrik’s skate as he shifted and went in. This sparked an epic collapse for the Rangers who gave up four in a row and saw McDonagh take a game misconduct after elbowing Backes as he drove towards the net.

Currently Pastrnak leads the team with 4 goals, Marchand has 6 assists, and Backes leads the team in total points.

The London Bear
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Playstation or Xbox?

Pasta was the Bs leading scorer when we won the Cup in my NHL16 season razz

imbiginjapan
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imbiginjapan

I’m on the PS4. I need to up the difficulty a bit after the latest patch. Something seems to have changed in terms of the AI’s ability to deal with checking. This isn’t bad because they were unnaturally accurate passers and insanely tenacious on the boards early on but the line between the AI being pushovers and them being unfair is a fine one.

The London Bear
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I do like how you can alter every facet of the gameplay.

Add me if you like. My username is Adamko1977 (at least I’m pretty sure that’s what it is!

What timezone are you in?

imbiginjapan
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imbiginjapan

GMT -5

I am choosing to forego PS+ this coming year though. I just haven’t done enough multiplayer or played the ‘free’ games enough to justify bothering. Automatic updating is nice and all, but not exactly a huge deal.

Satan 81's Sister
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Lucic says Craig Cunningham is making progress though he still hasn’t regain consciousness yet.
https://www.nhl.com/news/milan-lucic-says-craig-cunningham-has-progressed-a-lot/c-284088548

imbiginjapan
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imbiginjapan

My goodness. sad

The London Bear
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still hasn’t regain consciousness

Ooh, hadn’t realised it was that bad. Just horrible

Satan 81's Sister
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Yeah, all other updates I’ve heard have just been “critical but stable condition.”

Satan 81's Sister
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Here’s hoping he keeps moving in the right direction.

The Once and Future Bagel Bruin
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Yeah! Neither did I!

Satan81
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There’s been a trend over the past several years of using the 1-3-1 on power plays. Some teams are using a modified 1-3-1 where instead of the “1” player parked in front of the net, they set up behind the net. It’s related to the “torpedo system” power play:

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