I too don't care for the signing in every time to post a comment. But that might be I have so many passwords I have to write them in a little tablet and look them up all the time.
posted by steelergirl at 01:22 PM on October 05
rcade, do you think we could have the "every other comment highlighted" thing again? I realize I am not as young as I used to be and the eyes are going, but the aboved mentioned highlight makes the comments sooooo much easier to read. Thanks in advance.
posted by steelergirl at 03:43 PM on September 28
Hope the wife has a speedy recovery, THX.
Yes, lbb, some members can be quite loquacious.
posted by steelergirl at 07:15 PM on September 26
Wow! If you can't get it said in 4,000 characters...(not directed at you personally, Ms. Bat)
posted by steelergirl at 05:55 PM on September 25
I am a Steeler fan (rather than a Browns fan) because I labored for 24yrs in a steel mill here in beautiful Canton, Ohio. Before that, I was a Raiders fan because I liked their "just win, baby" attitude and how they would take players off the scrap heap and go to the Super Bowl with them. (a long time ago, I know) But I will watch any teams play and love to talk football.
I casually follow the Indians and the Cavs because they are the "local" teams.
In hockey it is the New Jersey Devils because I am a BIG fan of Martin Brodeur. That will probably change when he retires.
College is Mount Union even thought they are a small school. I grew up around the Alliance, Ohio area and my sis-in-law and neice are alumi.
I followed NASCAR til R.J. Reynolds pulled out and they started futzing with the rules. Now I just glance at the standings once in a while.
posted by steelergirl at 11:47 AM on August 24
Is that the same as being on the cutting edge, owlhouse? Also, if it was Friday's USA Today, some times they have editorials on news that has already been reported. I think that is what might have happened here.
posted by steelergirl at 11:10 PM on March 07
I say ignor them. If you (the understood you) need to reply to a "piss-on" comment make it and then let it go. It seems like some hold their team allegiance like a shield and wield their sarcasm like a sword on anyone who dares make a snarky remark. Then it seems like it is pile on and beat the offender to their knees. As for the posters of pissy comments...think before you type. Personally I don't care to be blasted for a remark, but maybe you do. For you members who just like to snark then sit back and watch the show...please don't do that. It detracts from the quality that is Sportsfilter.
posted by steelergirl at 08:05 PM on March 04
Yes, it is what cabuki and TBH said. Although I do like your response tahoemoj. Back in the day, Dick Trickle would smoke a cig when they were running under yellow. I don't know if he carried a lighter or had one built into the dash. Every so often the camera would catch him puffing away.
posted by steelergirl at 11:25 PM on March 03
Picture is here. It's not even him, which is a bit of a disappointment. Maybe we should pitch in to get him a camera? Wow! how original! I thought someone of his *cough*eloquence*cough* could have come up with something better than that. My trust in the internet is totally destroyed
posted by steelergirl at 12:33 PM on February 28
Barbaro to Chmn Dingle: Are you going to dig that up NOW? My samples probably have deteriorated and the tests would be inconclusive.
posted by steelergirl at 02:48 PM on February 17
You guys crack me up!
posted by steelergirl at 08:24 PM on December 28
yerfatma, lbb, I see what you mean. Works for me.
posted by steelergirl at 12:47 PM on December 28
lbb, please, if you would, explain to me the difference between LOL and IMHO that I see you use on occasion? Maybe I am taking it personally, as I have used LOL about 3-4 times on here. Should we just outlaw shorthand of any kind then? I can abide by that.
posted by steelergirl at 11:32 AM on December 28
It's a hundred down here in the shade... Sure, rub it in, owlhouse, it is 26 here in Ohio. Take a break from the stove and hoist a stubby for me. :)
posted by steelergirl at 09:44 PM on December 23
And a Festichrismakwachanavus to you also, JG. And Happy Holidays to all my fellow SpoFites. May next year be a better one that '07.
posted by steelergirl at 04:17 PM on December 22
That was a great laugh, wc2. :) I did like the dance routine, but I hope she changes before doing any cooking.
posted by steelergirl at 07:30 PM on October 12
Nice one, Chico! You won $1,400. but how much was the cab ride? lol
posted by steelergirl at 04:26 PM on September 28
Pretty neat. Barry Bonds' record is safe from me! Whew.....I need some Gatorade!
posted by steelergirl at 07:03 PM on August 22
And, if someone doesn't want to follow the guidelines, it should be up to the mods to deal with him/her. It seems members pointing/calling them out about it just starts more crap.
posted by steelergirl at 03:20 PM on May 17
Amen, and thank you Folkways! I can understand some members not liking some of the FFPs, but why do they feel it is necessary to come into the thread and say so? Why can't they just keep quiet? I don't always like everything on here, but I don't feel compelled to comment about it. Pointing someone to the guidelines is fine. Do it and then let it alone, please! And if member A just has to make a comment about member B, why can't they do it and then let it alone? Instead, they have answer member B's reply, usually just throwing gasoline on the fire. I understand that no one wants Sportsfilter to turn into just another site to gas about sports. But the constant harping about the guidelines, punctuation, spelling, ect., ect. is really getting old. Also, it seems some members have carte blanche to post/comment at will, while others get deleted. Sorry for the rant.
posted by steelergirl at 03:16 PM on May 17
Happy Belated B-day, rcade!! 40 isn't bad. I think 50 is when the warranty expires! Hope you had a good one.
posted by steelergirl at 04:40 PM on April 14
Thanks for the explanation, LBB. I have done that with a Three Muskateers bar but never with the peeps. Will have to give it a try. And yes, definitely use a paper plate!
posted by steelergirl at 01:57 PM on April 09
And a Happy Easter to you, Sir! Forrestv, what is the "microwave thing"? Myself, I like to let the peeps get really stale, then eat them, nice and chewy! Wingnut, know what you mean about the sugar buzz! I am glad my son has out grown the Easter basket of candy. Just a little chocolate bunny for him now.
posted by steelergirl at 11:44 AM on April 08
Oops! My bad. Guess I get a -5 for spelling. That aside, Clancey or Clancy, anyone can be who ever they want on the internet, I guess. He is not my fav author, so I wasn't watching the spelling
posted by steelergirl at 07:16 PM on April 04
yerfatma I am curious about one thing... are you THAT Tom Clancey? Loved "The Hunt for Red October"
posted by steelergirl at 05:04 PM on April 04
Well, if ever I needed a reason to take up golf, this is it! Can't drive? No problem, 300yds without breaking a sweat. Don't want to leave the cart cause you just cracked a "beverage"? Just launch from your seat! Slow foursome in front of you? With one or two blasts from the golf ball launcher they will be telling you to "play through!" Hilarious/interesting post there, JJ
posted by steelergirl at 08:47 AM on March 28
Not to mention the calm voice of reason, JG, with splashes of humor here and there.
posted by steelergirl at 08:09 PM on February 12
You can always say "It wasn't me". (I kid) Sorry to hear you want to leave SpoFi. I have read your comments and really don"t see the problem, unless it is the remark about [redacted]. But I agree with Jerseygirl, no one would know your screen name unless you told them. Also, if you are [redacted] now, what would be the problem?
posted by steelergirl at 10:20 AM on January 27
I, too, would like to wish everyone here at SportsFilter "Happy Holidays! And Best Wishes for the New Year!" and may Santa bring me an NFC team winning the Super Bowl!
posted by steelergirl at 10:56 AM on December 22
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