And now for something COMPLETELY DIFFERENT...: Link Dump inside.
posted by lilnemo to navel gazing at 03:43 PM - 28 comments
I didn't want to mar the Front Page with any of USA Womens Soccer scuffle, but this clip of Marta's goal needed to be shared. Oh! You've seen it. I don't give a crap. Watch it again. I believe her touch is what the kids nowadays call "fucking bananas".
posted by lilnemo at 03:48 PM on September 28
Seems like a good time to link to chicobangs kicking ass on Cash Cab. Congrats, brother! I'll admit, though, I'd never considered putting Baileys on my corn flakes.
posted by Ufez Jones at 03:53 PM on September 28
Super, chico, just super! Seriously, good job. Now put that cash away! You're in the big city. You were just flashing the wad everywhere. Man!
posted by NoMich at 04:03 PM on September 28
chico rules! I had no idea you were a super media mogul. Didn't we do a locker room interview?
posted by worldcup2002 at 04:19 PM on September 28
Great on Cornflakes!
posted by garfield at 04:25 PM on September 28
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
Yo chico -- I hope you cut your shout-out boy in on the Talented Mr. Ripley $200 cash money. Nice work, indeed.
posted by holden at 04:31 PM on September 28
I think chico should donate his winnings to the SpoFi EPL fantasy league championship.
posted by worldcup2002 at 04:36 PM on September 28
posted by goddam at 04:51 PM on September 28
Thanks everyone. The cash they give you in the cab is fake. They're not idiots. They mail you a check a couple of weeks later. And they taped this the week I lost my job, so that money went straight to rent. Which kind of sucks, actually.
posted by chicobangs at 06:15 PM on September 28
Did they take taxes out, or is that up to you? Since I've never won money, I don't know how that works.
posted by NoMich at 06:28 PM on September 28
Bravo, chicobangs! Hope the job situation has been cleared up or does so soon.
posted by scully at 07:50 PM on September 28
Nope. I filled out a W-4, so the IRS knows about it, but they just sent me a check for the full amount. I'm sure they couldn't be bothered for a one-time thing. I'll have to declare it and pay taxes on it later. For the first half of the year, I was making good coin, though, so I'm not too concerned about this bumping me into another bracket or anything. This was Cash Cab, after all, not Who Wants To Be A Millionaire or something.
posted by chicobangs at 09:39 PM on September 28
Yo chico, awesome. PS: Either Lauren Jackson or I could have helped you on the Billabong question. You still don't have her phone number?
posted by owlhouse at 11:23 PM on September 28
Hey, sorry to hear about the job loss, chico. Hope you're well-situated on the employment side now.
posted by worldcup2002 at 11:35 PM on September 28
I'm jealous. I've wanted to catch the Cash Cab ever since I first saw it (it'd help if I ever made it to NYC). Good on ya mate! Hope the employment situation got resolved.
posted by apoch at 03:56 AM on September 29
I was about to start a link dump just for Woody Austin, but since you're already here...
posted by JJ at 05:35 AM on October 01
14 years. 14 long f*cking years.
posted by SummersEve at 08:44 AM on October 01
This cracked me up.
posted by jerseygirl at 04:00 PM on October 01
That was just plain frightening, jg.
posted by wfrazerjr at 05:18 PM on October 02
No game tonight. (Also, awesome job, Chico.)
posted by The Crafty Sousepaw at 10:19 AM on October 04
posted by goddam at 10:49 AM on October 04
Kevin Everett feeling better.
posted by yerfatma at 05:57 PM on October 04
That footiemap is awesome goddam. Frankly, I think it would make an excellent FPP.
posted by Ufez Jones at 06:28 PM on October 04
Don't say you're a Sox fan in NY.
posted by jerseygirl at 07:10 PM on October 04
jg, the Fenway Dance Team video was great. Now we know Francona's reason for leaving Beckett in for a complete game; nobody wanted to see Paplebon come out of the bullpen in his tutu. Fatty, the Kevin Everett video had to be a setup of the sports anchor by someone behind the cameras. Nonetheless, I'm having trouble typing because I'm still laughing. It is priceless.
posted by Howard_T at 12:51 PM on October 05
You have to admit modern medicine is amazing stuff.
posted by yerfatma at 09:30 PM on October 05
YFM- Damn funny stuff! On a related note, does anyone know how to get urine stains out of office furniture?
posted by tahoemoj at 02:56 AM on October 06
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