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  1. Re: The Official Soccer, Football, Futbol, and Footie Thread

    It's not the same team guys. There is nothing to build on.
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    Re: Chicago's Waveform Beachside Music Fest

    Serge Devant, Lee Curtiss and Benoit & Sergio are going to be part of the Friday pre-show.
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    Re: Obama off to a good start

    Exactly they believe their party's rhetoric. So they will vote blindly. That's what the majority does. Thank you.

    Is that voting your wallet or voting your party based on ideology on economic...
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    Re: Obama off to a good start

    Saying people vote based on their economic policy is vastly different from what the state of the economy is (which is what you've claimed determines elections). This was exactly bobert's point pages...
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    Re: Obama off to a good start

    That was the whole point. *eyeroll*

    Why can't you figure out that you only need to change a minority of the electorate to change the overall result of the electorate? How many more times do I need...
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    Re: Obama off to a good start

    So yes I quoted you for the exact opposite of what you thought I quoted (which was exactly what you said). And I'm the idiot.
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    Re: Obama off to a good start

    Derp.

    I never said that you said "not a single person". I said that you said "I don't mean not a single person". Learn to read?
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    Re: Obama off to a good start

    I've provided some data - all you've provided is that when the economy is good, the incumbent wins and when the economy is bad, they don't. That doesn't mean the majority is voting on the economy...
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    Re: Obama off to a good start

    Keep the edits to your post coming jackstraw.

    17% is a minority. Not all but a few crazies. The majority voted exactly like they did (and likely often do) even though the economy could not have...
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    Re: Obama off to a good start

    Oh I see you moved the goalposts to "had anything to do" now. That's not what you've been ranting on about for pages.
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    Re: Obama off to a good start

    Before you seemed to have a hard time understanding how most people staying on the same side as they did four years ago would result in different parties winning the presidency.

    You kept yelling...
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    Re: Obama off to a good start

    Oh I see you hedged / modified your opinion here. After agreeing with jackstraw's "voting their wallets" stuff and people voting for non-economic reasons being in the minority, you acknowledge that...
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    Re: Obama off to a good start

    So basically this.
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    Re: Obama off to a good start

    http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008/results/polls/#val=USP00p3

    Here are the exit polls for 2008.

    Only 9% of Kerry voters voted for McCain. Only 17% of Bush voters voted for Obama. The majority of...
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    Re: Lollapalooza 2012 - Perry's Pleasure Party!!!

    Does MJA still post here?

    Waiting for his version of the Sahara thread for Perry's.

    http://i.imgur.com/JUxzy.jpg

    Likely to be those acts at Perry's even if it isn't broken down on the...
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    Re: Lollapalooza 2012 - Perry's Pleasure Party!!!

    Eh while Lolla's 2nd headliners each day are usually pretty big - for the most part there is a big drop down compared to the top acts at Coachella. Cee Lo and Nas and Damian Marley were subs last...
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    Re: Lollapalooza 2012 - Perry's Pleasure Party!!!

    Leonard Cohen was nothing more than a pipedream beyond Gossip Wolf from Time Out Chicago stirring shit up. He also said a bunch of bullshit about Pitchfork like Spiritualized and either Mazzy Star or...
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    Re: Lollapalooza 2012 - Perry's Pleasure Party!!!

    Coachella has 20 higher names or so that haven't played a US major. Franz and Sigur Ros have already played Coachella.

    If this is a fake it will probably be better than the real line-up and...
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    Re: Lollapalooza 2012 - Perry's Pleasure Party!!!

    It also has 3 hip-hop acts right next to each other for no reason - J Cole, Frank Ocean, Childish Gambino. Like someone was thinking "hmm my fake line-up is going to need some hip-hop".
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    Re: Lollapalooza 2012 - Perry's Pleasure Party!!!

    It's great by Lolla's standards.
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    Re: Lollapalooza 2012 - Perry's Pleasure Party!!!

    Perry's seems to overlap with the Coachella booked EDM in the same year more than ever.

    Just Skrillex and Bloody Beetroots if I recall last year.
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    Re: Lollapalooza 2012 - Perry's Pleasure Party!!!

    FWIW It's a pretty even split among regulars on whether that is a (very) elaborate fake.
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    Re: Lollapalooza 2012 - Perry's Pleasure Party!!!

    That was just an error after the fest ended. They were actually somewhere around 20th on the line-up like the two other Grove closers (Ratatat and Beirut).
  24. Thread: NFL Time

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    Re: NFL Time

    I'm a Patriots fan.

    Fuck a Giant.
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    Jimmy Vaccaro

    The Giants and Cowboys were both 7-6 and the game basically put one in the driver's seat and one with an almost impossible spot to get in playoffs.



    I'm sorry the Giants were...
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    Re: 2012 Lineup Confirmations/Rumors Thread

    Must have missed the memo when April became months.
  27. Re: The Official Soccer, Football, Futbol, and Footie Thread

    No kudos should be given - Ajax got jobbed by bad calls (disallowed goals that were legit) and Lyon ran up the score on a team playing most of the match with 10 men with nothing to play for.
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    Nah - both legs were 0-0 so it will go to goal difference if Ajax lose and Lyon win. Ajax have a healthy lead in that category for know. Would get through with a 3-0 defeat and a Lyon 3-0 win but...
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    Lulz Chelsea. If you told me when the draw came out that Arsenal would win their group with a game to spare whereas the other three would be fighting for their lives on the final match day (Man Utd...
  31. Re: The Official Soccer, Football, Futbol, and Footie Thread

    Draw for Euro 2012 on December 2nd.

    Pot 1: Spain, Netherlands, Poland, Ukraine

    Pot 2: Germany, Italy, England, Russia

    Pot 3: Croatia, Greece, Portugal, Sweden

    Pot 4: Denmark, France,...
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    Re: 2012 Lineup Confirmations/Rumors Thread

    Definitely not.
  33. Re: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (U.S Protests)

    Thanks for posting this. Think I'm going to pick up his book.
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    Also yes please to Spritiualized next year.
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    Jamie any chance of a I'll Be Your Cicerone official beer tasting event? I'll be happy to curate. :)
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    My friend nabbed me a setlist too. :)
  37. Re: The Official Soccer, Football, Futbol, and Footie Thread

    Is it worth starting a Rugby World Cup thread at this point? France have blindsided England (heavily favoured) in the QFs and are up 16-0 as half time approaches.
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    People interested in Three Floyds (at least 3 of you) please PM me your cell phone numbers.
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    Yeah I had a few on tap at Hopleaf Wed before Lollapalooza. Was absolutely delicious. Grapefruit cordial.
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    All right last post on this and I'm done (thanks for allowing me to be a beer nazi). On top of the Three Floyd stuff, I'm bringing some Surly Furious and Cynic and some New Holland Dragon's Milk I...
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    The cork and caged Brooklyn stuff can be good though somewhat pricey.
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    From a prior post:

    Russian River (PLINY!) / Alpine / Deschutes / Ballast Point / Alesmith (even though I have some now) / Elysian /Hair Of The Dog / 21st Ammendment / Karl Strauss would be some...
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    And although we get it in Chicago, Stillwater makes some incredible Saisons and are from MD.
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    I have a room at the Empress - they kinda said it would be a clusterfuck with parking with a full hotel. Do you know something I don't?
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    Some PA suggestions:

    Weyerbacher Double Simcoe
    Weyebrbacher Imperial Pumpkin
    Stoudt's Fat Dog Imperial Oatmeal Stout
    Sly Fox (never had any of their beers) Saison VOS

    Go for quality over...
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    I got Zombie Dust. Do you want to take some for a trade?
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    Someone requested Dreadnaught, so I'm bringing that. Also Arctic Panzer Wolf (another DIPA) and Zombie Dust which is all the rage right now in Chicago (basically tastes like Hopslam without as much...
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    I've only had the Barleywine and Imperial Stout Barrel Aged from Schlafly so I'd be curios to try that. Wife is a ginger fan. Had Kick just recently and have one more bottle - but that might be a...
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    I'm in.

    I'll be bringing Three Floyds stuff and a couple of other things.
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    Re: ATP New Jersey 2011

    Brewer's Art is from there. That Green Peppercorn Tripel is pretty damn tasty.
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