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by Manendra
Tue Jul 21, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Raccoon's thread of (mostly fiction) book reviews
Replies: 108
Views: 42094

Re: Raccoon's thread of (mostly fiction) book reviews

Have I plugged Max Gladstone in here yet? His 4th Craft Series novel was just released, and I'm most of the way through it. But really, all 4 books have been fantastic. You can read them in any order, though I think they just get better with each release. Seriously, go check him out . Snappy writing...
by Manendra
Tue Jul 21, 2015 1:10 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: In which Jick talks hi mein nerfs and new pasta
Replies: 0
Views: 8807

In which Jick talks hi mein nerfs and new pasta

UNparaLLeLogram: hey Jick, while you're here, how badly is pasta getting nerfed? and by extension, how badly is hardcore standard getting nerfed as a result? Heeheehee: "nerfed" Jick : You just won't be able to make hi meins in run anymore. Cheesecookie: We are all getting gluten intolerance passiv...
by Manendra
Sun Jul 12, 2015 9:42 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Board Games
Replies: 78
Views: 35629

Re: Board Games

I played Unspeakable Words last night, and it was fun! A faster paced version of scrabble, basically. Some strategy components, too, if you want to think a bit.
by Manendra
Thu Jun 25, 2015 4:50 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Raccoon's thread of (mostly fiction) book reviews
Replies: 108
Views: 42094

Re: Raccoon's thread of (mostly fiction) book reviews

I literally just finished Cryptonomicon today, and my friend has been saying good things about Seveneves, too. I'll have to check it out! And yeah, really enjoyed Cryptonomicon.
by Manendra
Fri Apr 03, 2015 6:58 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: great moments in chat
Replies: 480
Views: 159274

Re: great moments in chat

Transplanted_Entwife: Poop Deck (120) Eroquin: That is crazy talk. Transplanted_Entwife: Cheese, I think your script is broken Thisguy: Constipated, sounds like. Transplanted_Entwife: oh, and Poop Deck (98) Transplanted_Entwife: and then Poop Deck (18) -hic- Transplanted_Entwife: hmm Transplanted_E...
by Manendra
Sun Mar 08, 2015 1:58 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: great moments in chat
Replies: 480
Views: 159274

Re: great moments in chat

YojiMBOS_laW: yum, perfectly average haunches so far.
MAi: perfectly average haunches is the title of my autobiography
by Manendra
Fri Jan 23, 2015 8:40 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Nom Nom Nom (recipe thread)
Replies: 64
Views: 22885

Re: Nom Nom Nom (recipe thread)

This is a recipe that my fiance and I probably make once a week. It's so simple and so delicious! Pasta a la Arrabiata (Serves 2) Pasta of your choice (we like penne or rigatoni) 1 28oz can whole peeled tomatoes ~4 cloves garlic salt crushed red pepper good parmesan cheese, coarsly shredded fresh ba...
by Manendra
Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:04 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

I'm going to be in Vegas in a week and LA in April. Anybody have recommendations for any local brews I should try to track down at either location? Vegas I'd just try to find a bar with something on tap, LA I'd be up for a visit to a brewery or a good meal at a brewpub, if appropriate. Vegas has at...
by Manendra
Sat Feb 11, 2012 5:24 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Raccoon's thread of (mostly fiction) book reviews
Replies: 108
Views: 42094

Re: Raccoon's thread of (mostly fiction) book reviews

Matt Ruff, The Mirage - looks like one of those weird parallel universe novels; in this one, Christian fundamentalists hijack four planes and crash them into buildings in the Middle East. Eight years later, Arab agents capture a Christian terrorist who tells them that the world is a mirage, and tha...
by Manendra
Sat Feb 11, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

I had Furious on tap in Minneapolis a couple of weeks ago. I didn't like it much. Tasted like flowers in a not good way. That's its beauty, it's like eating a hop cone. The homebrew kit for Furious, which the Surly brewmaster helped design, includes 8.5oz of dry hops for a 5 gallon batch. That's ju...
by Manendra
Tue Nov 15, 2011 7:40 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

Most people tailgate with Bud Light, Miller Lite, Keystone, etc. Stupac tailgates with Pliny, Ruination and fucking CBS. Jesus christ.

I mean come on, last weekend I was just tailgating with Surly Coffee Bender. Slummin' it.
by Manendra
Sun Nov 06, 2011 9:28 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

Random stuff from stopping at a shop in Madison today: New Glarus Cran-Bic (two 4-packs. The lady friend and I like it a lot. And they didn't have the IIPA.) New Glarus Chocolate Abbey Ale Asylum Satisfaction Jacksin DIPA Furthermore Fallen Apple Founders Cerise Tyranena Dirty Old Man Big Bay Long W...
by Manendra
Sun Oct 23, 2011 8:08 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

by Manendra
Sat Oct 22, 2011 7:16 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

They had BBA Darkness today, but it the line was ridiculous, I didn't get a chance to try it.

In other news, we bought a lot of Darkness.

Now I should go back to my nap.
by Manendra
Fri Oct 21, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

The only thing there I'm really jealous of is the Stone BBA RIS. For some reason CA taxes BA beers as spirits, and to protest Stone doesn't sell anything BA here (on tap, at least, their new BA bottles only sell here). So it's just not very likely that I'll ever get to try the BBA RIS, which is too...
by Manendra
Tue Oct 18, 2011 9:57 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

So I'm going to Surly's Darkness Day at 5am Saturday, but they also throw a Darkness eve party and here's the beer list : 1) Surly Cynic 2) Suly Bender 3) Surly Furious 4)Surly Wet 5) Surly 5 6) Surly Moes Bender (tapped @8 pm) 7) Surly Darkness 2010 (tapped @ 9pm) 8) Surly Darkness 2011 (tapped @ 1...
by Manendra
Mon Oct 17, 2011 5:57 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

The Goose Island in Wrigleyville is super easy to get to. Your hotel is a couple blocks from a Red Line station, hop on a Red Line train north (toward Howard) and get off at Addison. You'll be about a block away. And you can sightsee, since it's right next to Wrigley Field. As for other places, I've...
by Manendra
Thu Oct 13, 2011 5:18 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

I've tried a lot of new beers lately. The ones that have stood out are Founders Breakfast Stout (my new favorite beer... $12 for a 4-pack is PRICEY though) and Dogfish Head Punkin Ale, which is the first pumpkin beer I've actually enjoyed. I'm brewing a pumpkin ale with brown ale as the base type, ...
by Manendra
Sat Sep 17, 2011 9:57 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

Speaking of homebrewing, apparently President Obama has taken an interest in homebrewing as well! That's pretty cool!
by Manendra
Wed Sep 14, 2011 5:33 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

Omri wrote: On another note, consider staying in town longer - the second largest Oktoberfest in the world is going on in Cincinnati this weekend.
I hope it's better than the Cincinnati Hofbrauhaus. Once you go to the one in Munich, imitations just don't do it for ya.
by Manendra
Tue Sep 13, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Raccoon's thread of (mostly fiction) book reviews
Replies: 108
Views: 42094

Re: Raccoon's thread of (mostly fiction) book reviews

Reminds me of this characteristically excellent episode of This American Life. Took 21 years to get an innocent man out of jail.
by Manendra
Mon Sep 12, 2011 6:21 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Raccoon's thread of (mostly fiction) book reviews
Replies: 108
Views: 42094

Re: Raccoon's thread of (mostly fiction) book reviews

That sounds like something I would be interested in, as it gets to the heart of my opposition to capital punishment. Namely, that I'm unwilling to tolerate the execution of a single innocent person. And I just don't have that amount of confidence in the criminal justice system. As a native of Illino...
by Manendra
Sun Sep 11, 2011 6:08 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: KoL bumper sticker sighting
Replies: 5
Views: 2286

Re: KoL bumper sticker sighting

I saw a guy walking down the street in Mpls with an accordion that had the "I stole your accordion" sticker on it. I was tempted to say something, but I was on a bike and was already too far away.
by Manendra
Sun Sep 11, 2011 6:05 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

I just got back from a trip to Chicago via Madison. My fridge is embarrassingly full of beer right now. The haul: New Glarus Cran-bic New Glarus IIPA New Glarus Smoked Rye Ale New Glarus Black Top New Glarus Staghorn Ale Asylum Hopalicious Half Acre Daisy Cutter Wild Onion Hop Slayer Furthermore Osc...
by Manendra
Mon Sep 05, 2011 1:32 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Raccoon's thread of (mostly fiction) book reviews
Replies: 108
Views: 42094

Re: Raccoon's thread of (mostly fiction) book reviews

I've read The Charm School several times, it's one of my favorite books. And yeah, I really like DeMille. His tendency for a sarcastic and pretty funny protagonist (Hollis in Charm School and that cop guy whose name escapes me in many other books) is something I really enjoy. Plus, like you said, th...
by Manendra
Sat Sep 03, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

That sounds great, Manny. Did they let you choose what you wanted infused? yeah. If it were just my brother and I, we would have gotten their Russian Imperial Stout through a randall of cherry bark, vanilla beans and coffee beans. But we figured the grapefruit lonely blond would be a bit more acces...
by Manendra
Tue Aug 30, 2011 9:26 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

We got our beer list for the wedding: Bottles: Six Point Sehr Crisp (Can) Boont Amber Ale Southampton Keller Pils Peak Organic Fall Summit Ale Ithaca Nut Brown Lionshead Pilsner TBD Porter TBD Pilsner Draft: Oskar Blues Mama's Little Yella Pils Stone Arrogant Bastard Bear Republic Hop Rod Rye Left ...
by Manendra
Tue Aug 09, 2011 10:55 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

Eh, I had Weyerbacher Simcoe on tap recently, I can get Founders whenever, I've never heard of Lancaster... Best part of that picture is Theo staring at the camera.
by Manendra
Sun Aug 07, 2011 3:18 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

It just so happens that I'm drinking a Founders Red Rye right now. Yum.

Some of the more interesting bottles I've got at the moment, since I'm here: BEER!
by Manendra
Sun Aug 07, 2011 1:31 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

Founders Red's Rye PA is probably my favorite Rye beer. Two Brothers Cain and Ebel is also a good Rye, though I don't know how far they distribute.
by Manendra
Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:19 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Cocktails
Replies: 87
Views: 23230

Re: Cocktails

Yeah, the Aviation is my favorite cocktail. I've gone through nearly an entire bottle of Maraschino liqueur making them. And a teeny bit of the Creme de Violette bottle. :P On your other complaints about the cocktails, don't be afraid to mess with proportions. I'm not a huge fan of the "normal" Avia...
by Manendra
Tue Jul 19, 2011 10:27 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

Yeah, the boozy taste really depends on the beer. Natalie had the Tank 7 last night, but I didn't actually get a chance to ask her how it was. Snark: Yeah, Tyranena makes some good beers. I also really like the name "Bitter Woman IPA." As I said on Untappd, Askew was super sour, but really good. Als...
by Manendra
Sat Jul 16, 2011 5:07 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

Went to the beer store with the lady friend today. Our haul: Hers: Victory Hop Wallop Victory Summer Love Tyranena Scurvy FoundersRed Rye Pale Ale Bells Oarsman Boulevard Tank 7 Monk's Cafe Mine: Tyranena Scurvy Bells Oarsman Furthermore Oscura Deschutes Twilight Goose Island Matilda Stone Levitatio...
by Manendra
Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:18 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Cocktails
Replies: 87
Views: 23230

Re: Cocktails

I personally prefer rye to bourbons in Manhattans. With an orange peel garnish, please. The swanky bar in town uses McKenzie rye, which is quite good, but very pricey. Definitely Rye for a Manhattan. My recipe: 2oz Rittenhouse Rye 3/4oz Sweet Vermouth 2 dashes Angustora Bitters 2 dashes Orange Bitt...
by Manendra
Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:11 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Cocktails
Replies: 87
Views: 23230

Re: Cocktails

We have exactly two ryes here. One's a limited edition, the other being Old Overholt. For $19 Overholt's surprisingly drinkable. I still prefer scotch, but it's got a nicely different spice to the rye. $19 for Overholt?! I get it for $10 here. And I like it! Rittenhouse is my preference but I have ...
by Manendra
Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:44 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

Levitation is Jick's favorite, and it's a pretty good red. If you like reds you'll probably like it. One of the funny things about Stone is that their beers are pretty pedestrian. You can get equivalent beers from a lot of different places. The exception is, in my mind, Ruination. Also, this could ...
by Manendra
Thu May 26, 2011 5:48 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

Anyone live in or around Boston? Might be your only chance to try some Surly.
by Manendra
Wed May 25, 2011 8:01 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Raccoon vs the body mass index (I won!!!)
Replies: 81
Views: 22948

Re: Raccoon vs the body mass index

22.0! This is the high end of my original goal, so I suppose I've made it, kind of. Unfortunately, I'm not positive, but I think I may be showing some minor symptoms of exercise addiction -- I didn't get to work out yesterday for a variety of reasons, and I felt kind of guilty about it. And today w...
by Manendra
Tue May 24, 2011 6:50 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

I really wonder why no one out here cares 60 Minute. 60 Minute is good, but I'm not paying $11/6 pack for it when I get get Southern Tier IPA, 2XIPA, or Flower Power for cheaper. Of course, DFH can get away with those prices since they're already producing at max capacity. Having a TV Show helps yo...
by Manendra
Wed May 11, 2011 10:50 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

Beer porn I had lying around: Beer shipment from Stu That shipment looks familiar. Pliny, check. Firestone Merlin, check. Funky aged corked Russian River, check. (Mine was Temptation, I wanna say.) I can get Deschutes here. Don't recognize the other one. :P While we're posting beer pictures.... not...
by Manendra
Wed May 11, 2011 5:09 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

Did I tell you guys about what I'm building in my apartment? I had a little extra room.
by Manendra
Wed May 11, 2011 4:39 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

While we're posting beer pictures.... nothing too crazy here, but several things that most of you probably can't get where you are: BEER.
by Manendra
Sun May 01, 2011 6:50 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

thacon wrote:Great success
Where's the Blue Moon?

Yes, I already made this joke on Untappd, shut up.
by Manendra
Sat Apr 23, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

Hopslam is pretty fantastic. I didn't see any at the liquor store today, unsurprisingly. Maybe next fall/winter I can send some out to those of you sad fuckers who don't live in the upper Midwest. Hell, by that time, Fulton will hopefully be bottling their beers and I can evangelize the tastiness th...
by Manendra
Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:24 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Raccoon vs the body mass index (I won!!!)
Replies: 81
Views: 22948

Re: Raccoon vs the body mass index

Also, there's a little known clause of the hated PPACA that requires all restaurants with x (20? 30?) or more franchises to post calories on their menus. The intention is to change behavior slightly in the way you described. It will also ideally cause restaurants to be more cognizant of calorie cou...
by Manendra
Tue Mar 29, 2011 8:39 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Raccoon vs the body mass index (I won!!!)
Replies: 81
Views: 22948

Re: Raccoon vs the body mass index

It's fairly easy to cut calories if you do it in a sneakier way than just eating salads for every meal. For example, I don't snack. At work, the only food I have at my desk is a few Clif bars in my briefcase, and those are mostly for breakfast when I don't have time for anything else. Cutting soda m...
by Manendra
Tue Mar 29, 2011 8:17 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

preniqueezer wrote:Also, apparently I'm friends with a lot of people, 90% of whom I have no idea who they are, but I assume they're clannies.
In case you hadn't figured it out, http://untappd.com/user/lewismd is me.
by Manendra
Mon Mar 21, 2011 7:12 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: AFH, AFHk, and Friends. (A Map!)
Replies: 75
Views: 33626

Re: AFH, AFHk, and Friends. (A Map!)

Why would I be looking for some kind of lager? :P
by Manendra
Sat Mar 19, 2011 5:36 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: AFH, AFHk, and Friends. (A Map!)
Replies: 75
Views: 33626

Re: AFH, AFHk, and Friends. (A Map!)

bleary (#2028801) AFHk Simon's Tavern 5210 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60640 Gorgeous, wonderful, historic, authentic. Stumbling distance from my home. http://www.chibarproject.com/Reviews/Simon%27s/Simon%27s.htm Beer snobs, hipsters, and tourists can head a block south and drink at the Hopleaf. Good ...
by Manendra
Sat Mar 19, 2011 2:56 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

I drink everything from a glass now, unless (like PIE) I don't really want to taste it. Which is the case for a few things I have left. Or, I guess, if I'm feeling lazy. I should get some more glasses, right now all I have are the Chimay one and 4 of the Sam Adams ones. I mostly drink from the bott...
by Manendra
Fri Mar 04, 2011 10:09 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

As of today, you can now check in on a non-mobile device. Timing! http://blog.untappd.com/
by Manendra
Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:16 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

thacon wrote:I've been searching for some Goose Island Matilda. I can't find it anywhere.
I have no idea what Goose Island's distribution is like out there in the big apple. It's pretty easy to find up here.

Omri, you live in SW OH? I'm so sorry. :P But Jungle Jims really is fantastic.
by Manendra
Tue Jan 11, 2011 6:04 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: 2010-2011 College Football Discussion
Replies: 233
Views: 50194

Re: 2010-2011 College Football Discussion

Damn right.
by Manendra
Tue Jan 11, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: 2010-2011 College Football Discussion
Replies: 233
Views: 50194

Re: 2010-2011 College Football Discussion

thacon wrote:The Illini are again not really a thing. I guess it's technically another Native American but even wikipedia lists "mascot: none" for Illinois.
Chief Illiniwick was killed off by the political correctness police.
by Manendra
Sat Jan 08, 2011 5:04 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: 2010-2011 College Football Discussion
Replies: 233
Views: 50194

Re: 2010-2011 College Football Discussion

I'd like to congratulate Manny on his team's win last night. That was a pretty entertaining game even if the commentators wouldn't stop saying "of Ohio." At this point I've stopped caring about that stuff. I just want them to say "Miami of Florida" more often. But fuck yeah, Love and honor to Miami!
by Manendra
Thu Dec 23, 2010 5:24 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: 2010-2011 College Football Discussion
Replies: 233
Views: 50194

Re: 2010-2011 College Football Discussion

Raccoon wrote:I don't understand the reasoning for why they weren't suspended for the Sugar Bowl.
Money.
by Manendra
Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:33 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: 2010-2011 College Football Discussion
Replies: 233
Views: 50194

Re: 2010-2011 College Football Discussion

Pet Rock Steve wrote:
Raccoon wrote:I guess Purdue Boilermakers is okay for an engineering school.
Who has a street legal mascot?
That's right. It can go at least 70 mph from what I've seen.
I've seen it on the highway. Thing can move!
by Manendra
Tue Dec 14, 2010 11:12 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: 2010-2011 College Football Discussion
Replies: 233
Views: 50194

Re: 2010-2011 College Football Discussion

stupac2 wrote:ETA: Golden Bear? More like pedobear
That's fuckin' creepy.
by Manendra
Tue Dec 14, 2010 9:47 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: 2010-2011 College Football Discussion
Replies: 233
Views: 50194

Re: 2010-2011 College Football Discussion

I'm sorry, but I'm pretty sure this disqualifies the PAC-10+2 from having anything to say about silly mascots:
Image
by Manendra
Sat Dec 11, 2010 11:30 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

The best stout I have ever had. Thick, dark, delicious. Surly - Darkness (a Russian Imperial Stout) http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/13014/33127 Darkness is awesome. I went to Darkness Day this year: http://i290.photobucket.com/albums/ll280/lewismd/shot_1287860912320.jpg http://i290.photobucket...
by Manendra
Mon Dec 06, 2010 7:42 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

Not sure how much heat I'm going to get by declaring a favorite beer that only comes in a can but here goes: Oskar Blues: Mamma's Little Yella Pils Just found this over the summer -- delicious. Also of note: Shiner 101 & "2 Below" from New Belgium. Nothing wrong with cans. One of my favorite local ...
by Manendra
Thu Nov 25, 2010 9:34 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Beers
Replies: 614
Views: 149287

Re: Beers

So there's now a 4square for beer! I just joined recently. You check in which beer you're drinking and it keeps track and you earn badges and such. Kinda silly, but fun!
by Manendra
Wed Nov 17, 2010 5:48 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Cocktails
Replies: 87
Views: 23230

Re: Cocktails

Of course, Eigen. Can't have a bottle of Gosling laying around without throwing together a dark n stormy from time to time.
by Manendra
Tue Oct 26, 2010 8:38 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Less Seal Clubbing, More Book Clubbing!
Replies: 343
Views: 90601

Re: Less Seal Clubbing, More Book Clubbing!

I've got it reserved at the library, but I'm 20th in line. :(

I miss my suburban library. This county library system seems way overmatched.
by Manendra
Mon Oct 25, 2010 9:39 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: My 1st 10-day HCO
Replies: 10
Views: 2223

Re: My 1st 10-day HCO

Rock! :thumbs:
by Manendra
Mon Oct 25, 2010 1:52 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Less Seal Clubbing, More Book Clubbing!
Replies: 343
Views: 90601

Re: Less Seal Clubbing, More Book Clubbing!

Pantsless wrote:I haven't been reading enough lately. I'm going to sign up, intend to read the books that are suggested, then fail to get around to it and stop posting in the thread out of embarrassment.
:thumbs:

This is also my plan.
by Manendra
Mon Oct 25, 2010 1:48 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: 2010-2011 College Football Discussion
Replies: 233
Views: 50194

Re: 2010-2011 College Football Discussion

Ok, the BCS is totally broken. WTF? Oregon is #2 because the computers are ranking them no higher than 6th and as low as 11th?! And the computers are ranking Missouri #2 on average? It must have been because of the victories over the traditional football powerhouses like Miami (OH), Illinois, McNee...
by Manendra
Mon Oct 25, 2010 1:36 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Less Seal Clubbing, More Book Clubbing!
Replies: 343
Views: 90601

Re: Less Seal Clubbing, More Book Clubbing!

Yay book club, I'm in!
by Manendra
Sun Oct 10, 2010 4:57 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: 2010-2011 College Football Discussion
Replies: 233
Views: 50194

Re: 2010-2011 College Football Discussion

I mostly agree with this, except that Boise State has, I believe, attempted to schedule some "real" non-conference opponents without success. I mean, if you're, say, Ohio State or Michigan (to pick two teams from a kind of wussy conference), why would you schedule a game against Boise State? If you...
by Manendra
Tue Oct 05, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: My first 4 day run!
Replies: 17
Views: 3056

Re: My first 4 day run!