Driftwood's Recent Activity

  1. Driftwood replied to the thread 2019 Running Atlantic Hurricane Season Thread.

    This pretty much sums it up. Most hurricane geeks are folks who have been personally affected.

    May 25, 2019 at 8:58 PM
  2. Driftwood replied to the thread 2019 Running Atlantic Hurricane Season Thread.

    Remember when we were kids and it was 90+ before Memorial Day? Yeah, me neither.

    May 25, 2019 at 8:57 PM
  3. Driftwood replied to the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    Jon Voight releases video calling Trump 'the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln' "So let us stand with our president, let us...

    May 25, 2019 at 1:25 PM
  4. Driftwood replied to the thread What's the closest you ever came to death?.

    Yeah, I have to throw that one in there, too. I didn't ride as many years, but I certainly did some dumb things. When I was riding...

    May 25, 2019 at 1:19 PM
  5. Driftwood liked Azrael's post in the thread What's the closest you ever came to death?.

    motorcycle, 1971 through 2001, inclusive

    May 25, 2019 at 1:17 PM
  6. Driftwood liked Neutral Corner's post in the thread 2019 Running Atlantic Hurricane Season Thread.

    The ten-day forecast here is mid-90's days and 70-72 at night. In May. I think we have a couple of more hundred year storms much...

    May 25, 2019 at 8:18 AM
  7. Driftwood replied to the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    My state has a pretty good program now where we cover tuition to send kids to one of the state's two-year community colleges or...

    May 25, 2019 at 7:17 AM
  8. Driftwood liked Neutral Corner's post in the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    He needs to go try it sometime.

    May 25, 2019 at 7:04 AM
  9. Driftwood liked outofplace's post in the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    I'm big on people being qualified. Teaching isn't just about expertise in a given area. It is understanding how to pass on that...

    May 25, 2019 at 7:04 AM
  10. Driftwood liked Starman's post in the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    Part of the right wing's nonstop assault on teaching is similar to their assault on journalism: denigrate the profession, push the...

    May 25, 2019 at 7:03 AM
  11. Driftwood liked Starman's post in the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    Faux Fascist Noise is banned from the airwaves in most countries since it is unmitigated nonstop propaganda

    May 24, 2019 at 6:14 PM
  12. Driftwood replied to the thread 2019 Running Atlantic Hurricane Season Thread.

    The issue isn't individual Cat 5s that pop up every few decades. I'd rather have one Cat 5 once in a generation than repeated Cat 4s...

    May 24, 2019 at 6:12 PM
  13. Driftwood replied to the thread First great white shark tracked in Long Island Sound.

    [MEDIA]

    May 24, 2019 at 1:45 PM
  14. Driftwood replied to the thread What's the closest you ever came to death?.

    Between being in the military and also being a poster boy for "hold my beer and watch this," it's truly hard for me to say. I'm sure...

    May 24, 2019 at 11:18 AM
  15. Driftwood replied to the thread Warren Buffett says papers “are toast”.

    I leaped from the deck of the Titanic in 2012. Our circulation was 18,000. A little birdie told me the most recent press runs have been...

    May 24, 2019 at 7:31 AM
  16. Driftwood liked heyabbott's post in the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    [ATTACH]

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  17. Driftwood replied to the thread 2019 Running Atlantic Hurricane Season Thread.

    Hugo, Matthew, and Florence were my biggies. I don't remember the names of the other two because they weren't major. Fran was a bitch...

    May 23, 2019 at 9:35 PM
  18. Driftwood replied to the thread 2019 Running Atlantic Hurricane Season Thread.

    I've been through 5, one of which I was an honest to goodness refugee sleeping in my truck in the middle of it.

    May 23, 2019 at 5:42 PM
  19. Driftwood replied to the thread 2019 Running Atlantic Hurricane Season Thread.

    I really don't get what point you are trying make. All I am doing is informing people that it's that time of year again. If anyone...

    May 23, 2019 at 5:12 PM
  20. Driftwood replied to the thread 2019 Running Atlantic Hurricane Season Thread.

    Forecasters predict up to 8 hurricanes in 'near-normal' 2019 Atlantic hurricane season The federal government predicts a near-normal...

    May 23, 2019 at 2:20 PM
  21. Driftwood liked typefitter's post in the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    I don't think you're wrong. But a lot of Trump voters are stupid, and they consistently vote against their self-interest as a result....

    May 23, 2019 at 2:12 PM
  22. Driftwood replied to the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    The only position I hold is removing Trump and his appointees from office. I am for the candidate with the best chance of doing that....

    May 23, 2019 at 7:45 AM
  23. Driftwood replied to the thread First great white shark tracked in Long Island Sound.

    You are statistically more likely to be killed by the following more than sharks: falling coconuts, high school/college football, cows,...

    May 22, 2019 at 5:01 PM
  24. Driftwood replied to the thread Game of Thrones, Season 8 (spoilers allowed).

    Also, at least some time had passed. The room where they met was previously trashed in the battle but seemed in pretty good repair...

    May 22, 2019 at 4:51 PM
  25. Driftwood replied to the thread Game of Thrones, Season 8 (spoilers allowed).

    Sorry, 'Game of Thrones' fans: HBO chief shoots down Arya Stark sequel idea

    May 22, 2019 at 9:27 AM