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  1. Triskele

    NFL 2019: Wild Card, Mitches!

    Now that we're talking about Brees can we revisit The Call from this weekend and remark on what a terrible throw that was by Brees? Yes, the final result of the play was a horrific PI no call, but that is only because the DB made a historically idiotic play to not even see the ball. Any normal DB knocks that ball down ten out of ten times, picks it off eight out of ten times, and pick sixes it three out of ten times. This reality has made it harder for me to get worked up about the missed call. You could argue New Orleans deserved to lose on account of a shocking and uncharacteristic mistake on the part of Brees, and only because of that fool does the narrative get to be one of martyr.
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    Bakker LVI: the Rectum of Creation

    lol, didn't Cleric say something to Akka about Wutteat like "He plays you. He has grown too wicked to part from his horde." Since time immemorial, since the days of the mighty Cunoroi, ever have men have been heeded to not feed the troll.
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    Careerchat III

    I'm ashamed to say that I don't have a great take on this. I think part of the issue is that the degree is fairly vague and the field is quite diverse in the different kinds of administrative jobs that exist. And while I do see people in the field with the degree it's far from ubiquitous. So it's tough to compare to something like say law or medicine where the degree is close to a hard requirement. What worries me at this point is that one gets the degree thinking "go into this field, it's a good career path" but that if one didn't vault into a nice position right out of school then maybe it's just performance and connections just like anyone else. Not that I am complaining about the need for the latter, mind you. Just a bit worried that fewer people benefit from this degree than the schools offering it would have applicants believe. On your last question, not really. It's a good idea, but I haven't had great opportunities to do so. Probably need to consider trying to ask folks out to lunch or whatnot.
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    US Politics: Shutbound & Down

    And they can't seem to resist taking her on either. WTF was up with Aaron Sorkin, by the way? He says that certain people in the party should stop acting like young people. What a genius way to get out the vote. Presumably he meant more to it, so what did he mean? For some reason I doubt he was referring to just AOC getting her stats wrong a couple of time, so it makes me wonder if he, like a Republican, has a problem with increasing the top marginal tax rate back to a level that doesn't even approach what it used to be under Eisenhauer. ETA: Oy, typed "get our the vote" instead of "get out the vote."
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    The Magicians - SyFy [SHOW SPOILERS ONLY]

    One of the worst things about the success of this show is that folks will assume that Grossman's books must have been something worthwhile to have had a big TV stem from them.
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    NFL 2019: Wild Card, Mitches!

    Did we not talk about the whistle in New Orleans yet?
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    Bakker LVI: the Rectum of Creation

    Nah, even simpler. Surprised even with context you don't remember. He only talks in allcaps. Presumably it's just Bakker's attempt to capture the booming voice or something. But now it occurs to me that I can't recall if the MRA dragon in TUC talks the same way...
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    US Politics: Shutbound & Down

    Not that this will get too much traction today with MAGA kid taking up the oxygen, but I continue to think that Glenn Greenwald might be on Putin's payroll. The only other possibility for what he's been up to the last few years is that he is so against the US establishment (for some good reasons like Iraq) that he's just got it out for them to the point that he cannot see the bigger picture. Any time there's any kind of story line this Buzzfeed situation (which is a very fluid story and the moment and one we can't reach conclusions on yet) Greenwald takes it and uses it to argue that there's nothing to see here with Trump and Russia. It's fucking absurd. Because some media outlets get any Trump / Russia story not perfectly right does not mean that Trump / Russia is some fabricated issue.
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    True Detective Season 3 (SPOILERS)

    While I did think the encounter with the doctor seemed to draw some attention to "we don't know what's up exactly with the the disease" it seems unlikely that there's no memory issue given other scenes with the family where there's concern about his recollection with basic stuff. I remember thinking Dorf''s casting was a joke. Shame on me. He was great in this last episode.
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    NFL 2019: Wild Card, Mitches!

    Not sure if it's corroborated, but at least one site is reporting that Brady walked into the locker room pre-game yesterday and announced to his teammates that he's "the baddest motherf#*ker on the planet."
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    NFL 2019: Wild Card, Mitches!

    I feel like that final drive was a very good showcase of what Brady is best at. All of those 3rd and longs was just the right, quick decision with the ball delivered right there on time and in rhythm. Other QB's like Rodgers and Mahomes can do some physical things that Brady cannot do which helps them with improvised plays. But Brady is the best ever at not needing to get to an improvised play because he makes the quick decision correctly and gets the ball out so well.
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    NFL 2019: Wild Card, Mitches!

    Did Brady know it was a free play on the off-Gronk pick? I couldn't quite tell from the broadcast, but it sure looked like he wasn't that rattled when it got picked.
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    NFL 2019: Wild Card, Mitches!

    So torn on who to pick in the New England @ KC game. A part of me wonders if KC has really exorcised their playoff demons and leans New England, but Mahomes makes me tempted to say this isn't the KC of old whatsoever. Going to go with KC. Going with LA to beat New Orleans on the road. So it will probably be Pats v. Saints. Another interesting storyline of today is how much we have two of the all time legend QB's still playing at a high level vs. two of the most exciting up and coming QB's.
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    Careerchat III

    Thanks, that is very useful feedback. I can say that I've definitely not altered my resume per the jobs yet. It's bit of a black box for me to speculate how it's done around the whole organization, because I'm fairly certain that my own boss doesn't have a very regimented filter process and just takes a look at a bunch of them unscientifically to see what jumps out.
  15. Not worth your time. Major thumbs down.
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