UPChip's Recent Activity

  1. UPChip replied to the thread Five-ring circus: The Thread of the XXXIII Olympiad.

    [MEDIA] All's well that ends well but the national TV proposal to someone who just exerted themselves at a world class level and...

    Jun 20, 2024 at 10:12 PM
  2. UPChip replied to the thread RIP Willie Mays.

    The '80s, from which much of this cohort of players we're thinking of are derived, was a very weird decade. Ten different World Series...

    Jun 20, 2024 at 7:36 PM
  3. UPChip replied to the thread The Soccer Thread (Version 14.5) -- We Don't Need Another Euro.

    Fox has sublicensed some of the early group games involving low profile teams in early time slots to FuboTV, an $80 a monh subscription...

    Jun 20, 2024 at 3:32 PM
  4. UPChip replied to the thread President Biden: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    He empowers them and punishes their enemies. I'm not sure if it's more complicated than that.

    Jun 20, 2024 at 12:37 PM
  5. UPChip replied to the thread President Biden: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    What was in the gumbo?

    Jun 20, 2024 at 12:38 AM
  6. UPChip replied to the thread President Biden: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    That is one of the best mixed metaphors I've ever seen. I tip my hat, or kippah, to you for it.

    Jun 20, 2024 at 12:10 AM
  7. UPChip liked Baron Scicluna's post in the thread President Biden: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    On the other hand of the spectrum, my synagogue is the Pittsburgh Steelers of religious congregations. Our new rabbi is just the fourth...

    Jun 20, 2024 at 12:09 AM
  8. UPChip replied to the thread RIP Willie Mays.

    The thing about Coors is that it has, by surface area, the largest outfield in Major League Baseball, which might be because of that one...

    Jun 20, 2024 at 12:08 AM
  9. UPChip liked Slacker's post in the thread RIP Willie Mays.

    Or maybe Satan had already claimed the Indians for hell back then, as he as done ever since.

    Jun 20, 2024 at 12:03 AM
  10. UPChip replied to the thread President Biden: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    Even within the system of itinerancy, I've seen this happen in the UMC. When I moved to my second job in 2008, I knew that the pastor...

    Jun 20, 2024 at 12:01 AM
  11. UPChip liked dixiehack's post in the thread President Biden: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    For all the drama and unpaid extra work it has sometimes created for me, I’ve come to appreciate the UMC practice of moving pastors...

    Jun 19, 2024 at 11:01 PM
  12. UPChip liked Baron Scicluna's post in the thread President Biden: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    The NCAA is going to be so mad at Robert Morris, they will put both St. Francis (Pa.) and St. Francis (NY) on probation.

    Jun 19, 2024 at 10:59 PM
  13. UPChip replied to the thread The Soccer Thread (Version 14.5) -- We Don't Need Another Euro.

    Admittedly, I find it difficult to bitch too loudly about stuff like this when my own work largely resides behind a paywall. But in this...

    Jun 19, 2024 at 7:23 PM
  14. UPChip replied to the thread Pinehurst No. 2 - US Open 2024 (Scheffler's Last Stand?).

    He was missing fairways right and left at Winged Foot, too (hit 23/56 for the week) and won by six shots.

    Jun 19, 2024 at 4:24 PM
  15. UPChip replied to the thread RIP Willie Mays.

    I don't think Rickey knew when to quit. I know I keep relying on WAR, but it's a convenient measurement. By that, he generated less...

    Jun 19, 2024 at 4:21 PM
  16. UPChip replied to the thread The Soccer Thread (Version 14.5) -- We Don't Need Another Euro.

    That is exactly the tweet I basically deleted to reply to him, the "Alexi, you forgot to log out of your burner" joke.

    Jun 19, 2024 at 4:11 PM
  17. UPChip liked outofplace's post in the thread RIP Willie Mays.

    I never cared about the silly stuff with Henderson. He was a goofball. So what? Bonds was an asshole. Neither of those things changed...

    Jun 19, 2024 at 2:51 PM
  18. UPChip replied to the thread The Soccer Thread (Version 14.5) -- We Don't Need Another Euro.

    Get a load of this asshole: [MEDIA] What I will say about the Fubo games is 1. there are only five of them, none after the second...

    Jun 19, 2024 at 1:44 PM
  19. UPChip replied to the thread RIP Willie Mays.

    For better or for worse, the list of living ballplayers by WAR is Bonds, Clemens, A-Rod. The best who no one has a problem with is...

    Jun 19, 2024 at 1:00 PM
  20. UPChip liked Della9250's post in the thread RIP Willie Mays.

    [MEDIA]

    Jun 19, 2024 at 12:31 PM
  21. UPChip replied to the thread President Biden: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    I think the Tories are a special case. The last federal election in the UK was three months before COVID and prosecuted by Boris Johnson...

    Jun 18, 2024 at 7:42 PM
  22. UPChip replied to the thread Five-ring circus: The Thread of the XXXIII Olympiad.

    https://twitter.com/UniWatch/status/1803074545550610829 The tl;dr: Opening Ceremony: Pretty classic blue blazer, but with jeans?...

    Jun 18, 2024 at 1:18 PM
  23. UPChip replied to the thread Five-ring circus: The Thread of the XXXIII Olympiad.

    I’m not surprised. (I feel like I should remember that.) I feel like, both from about 2013-15 and from 2017-present, there has been a...

    Jun 18, 2024 at 12:20 AM
  24. UPChip replied to the thread Pinehurst No. 2 - US Open 2024 (Scheffler's Last Stand?).

    I can't decide what I think about him. As a friend of mine called it, he sold out to play on the "bonesaw tour" and was wearing the...

    Jun 18, 2024 at 12:05 AM
  25. UPChip replied to the thread Meanwhile on the International front.....

    Ragu is absolutely right here but the Gordian knot here is that just about all of the accusations leveled here can be played in reverse....

    Jun 17, 2024 at 11:52 PM