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  1. Agreed. Plus I have a soft spot for Del Rio because I liked his old man, Dos Caras. The guy did some submission moves and pinning combinations that I've never seen duplicated.
  2. 9 out of 10 women would rather ride Kaepernick.https://m.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152154144229814&id=96764484813&set=pb.96764484813.-2207520000.1390243424.&__user=1251395109
  3. Teena Marie, Ooh Baby Baby (Smokey Robinson) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTTYfoOhVEk
  4. If you haven't seen them already, I highly recommend the RVD vs. Jerry Lynn series of matches.
  5. That FAQ, like you mentioned above, stresses that you get access to the WWF/WCW/ECW library and "classic matches". The WWE library is way more voluminous than that, though. WWE holds the rights to all of the following:American Wrestling Association (1957-1991)[3] Georgia Championship Wrestling (1944-1985) Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW)[5] (1994-2001) and its predecessor Eastern Championship Wrestling (1992-1994) Memphis Championship Wrestling (2000-2001) * Ohio Valley Wrestling (1998-2008)* Deep South Wrestling (2005-2007) * Florida Championship Wrestling (2007-2012)* NXT Wrestling (2012Present) **** Smoky Mountain Wrestling (1992-1995)[3] Stampede Wrestling (1948-1989)[3] Ultimate Pro Wrestling (1998-2007) Global Wrestling Federation (1991-1994) World Championship Wrestling (WCW)[4] (1988-2001) Jim Crockett Promotions (1931-1988) which by the end included Eastern States Championship Wrestling (1945-1973) Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling (1973-1988) Central States Wrestling (c. early 1950s-1986) Championship Wrestling from Florida (1961-1987)*** Championship Wrestling from Georgia (1984-1985) NWA Tri-State/Mid-South Wrestling/UWF (1950s-1987)*** World Class Championship Wrestling (1966-1988**)[6] Maple Leaf Wrestling (1930-1995) I wonder if all of the above would fall under the umbrella of "classic matches", and they're just saying WWF/WCW/ECW because those are the biggest name organizations to their current audience. It's a fantastic deal even if you can only currently access WWF/WCW/ECW matches, but it's an absurd deal if you can access the entire library.
  6. The most recent ex-wife of Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Cormac McCarthy was arrested for domestic violence Saturday after she pulled a silver handgun from her genitals to threaten her boyfriend during an argument about space aliens. LINK
  7. From: Steve Smith on Ric Flair: That 'bridge has been burned' "As a guy who actually has a Ric Flair robe I'm real disappointed in seeing that. Real disappointed," Smith said.
  8. That's a pretty embarassingly juvenile and intellectually lazy article from an editor of the National Review.Goldberg's opinion contradicts that of other editors at The National Review...
  9. That is crazy.Stafford needs Calvin to win. Luck makes guys around him better. He doesn't need the best WR in the game to win. I agree with you, and if I was a GM I would take Luck instead of Calvin and Stafford, too.The best quarterbacks in the league (Brady, Manning, Rodgers, Brees) always have their teams in playoff contention because QB matters more than ever in today's NFL. Luck will enter that class of the uppercrust QBs who always have their team in contention. Stafford, however, I have no faith in that he'll ever enter that class. Stafford looks too undisciplined and lacks the composure of those other QBs. Having the best receiver in the league doesn't make up for the gap between Luck and Stafford at the game's most important position.
  10. To go along with his superb passing and underrated running, Luck clearly has incredible confidence and competitiveness and his teammates feed off of that. He certainly seems like he'll be a perennial Brady-type guy who will be able to will his teams to victory even if they don't necessarily look like they have the parts to win. When all is said and done, Manning-to-Luck will be right there with Montana-to-Young and Favre-to-Rodgers as the greatest successive franchise QBs in NFL history.
  11. Poll: 90 percent of Republicans oppose Redskins name change By Mario Trujillo http://thehill.com/blogs/briefing-room/news/194280-poll-90-percent-of-republicans-oppose-redskins-name-change Republicans are much more likely than Democrats to say the Washington Redskins do not need to change their name, according to a new poll. A full 90 percent of Republicans surveyed by Public Policy Polling said a name change is unnecessary. A majority of Democrats, 59 percent, also agreed the football team does not need to change its name leaving a 31 percent gap between the parties. Sixty-five percent of independents also said the team does not need to change its name. Overall, the poll found 71 percent of people do not think the Redskins should change their name, while 18 percent of people believe the team should. The teams name is considered offensive to some, and the organization has come under increasing pressure to change it. The Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder said last year he would never consider changing the name. Democrats in Washington have been the most vocal about the need for a name change. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) have both said they support a name change, as has Washington, D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D). President Obama said he would think about changing the name, if he were the teams owner. Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) is one of the few Republicans on record calling for the team to change its name. According to the Democratic-affiliated poll, 31 percent of Democrats and 16 percent of independents think the team should change its name. Only 4 percent of Republicans feel the same. Another 11 percent of Democrats and 18 percent of independents said they are not sure about a name change; six percent of Republicans said they are unsure. There has been little polling about the issue in years past. An Associated Press-GfK poll commissioned last May found 79 percent of people overall opposed a name change, while only 11 percent thought the name should be changed. Another 10 percent were not sure or did not answer the question. The PPP poll surveyed 741 registered voters in December and has a 3.6 percent margin or error.
  12. I'm guessing that there's a fair amount of people who don't smoke weed not because they no longer desire to but because they no longer have a source. They moved to a new city or the source they knew moved so they switched to alcohol because they were too sketched out to ask someone at work or someone on the street if they new a dealer. Now these people have a legal source and are jonesing to toke up.Even if I already had a dealer I'd pretty damn curious to see what they had in the dispensary. Plus, as pointed out above, it's probably a pretty chill, fun line.
  13. I'm already in bed with a true beauty. Unfortunately, it's my toddler daughter so it's not that kind of in bed with a true beauty. I'm currently trying to get her new favorite song out of my freaking head before the new year starts. WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY? Ring-ding-ding-ding-dingeringeding! Gering-ding-ding-ding-dingeringeding! Gering-ding-ding-ding- WHAT THE FOX SAY? Wa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pow! Wa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pow! Wa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pow! WHAT THE FOX SAY? Hatee-hatee-hatee-ho! Hatee-hatee-hatee-ho! Hatee-hatee-hatee-ho! WHAT THE FOX SAY? Joff-tchoff-tchoff-tchoffo-tchoffo-tchoff! Joff-tchoff-tchoff-tchoffo-tchoffo-tchoff! Joff-tchoff-tchoff-tchoffo-tchoffo-tchoff! WHAT THE FOX SAY?
  14. I went to New Orleans around Christmas time one year and fell in love with how the hotels and businesses decorated their Christmas trees. They had a Mardi Gras-type feel with non-traditional Christmas colors and a lot more flare than the standard Christmas tree. Cool stuff that I've since incorporated into decorating my Christmas tree. As far as a recommendation, the bread pudding with glaze I had at Muriel's may be the best dessert I've ever had.
  15. Sounds like you need a 'I Closed Down Wolski's' trip. The cars, oven, and loan are small potatoes compared to your wife's health. Best wishes to her, and both of you have some Happy Holidays.
  16. How short is that?This length...http://www.esquire.com/cm/esquire/images/Xz/esq-dwyane-wade-capri-pants-051413-xlg.jpg
  17. This used to be my view as well, but some Pats fans on the board convinced me a long time ago that Brady would have been on the field sooner than many people think - injury or not, and despite Bledsoe's huge contract - if the team kept playing uninspired football. I think Belichick loved what he saw from Brady in practice.I'm a Pats fan, and I agree with those other Pats fans. Belichick loves hard workers, and he was effusive with praise of Brady's work ethic very early on.Belichick also hates guys who turn the ball over (see Stevan Ridley's fate), and Bledsoe had a penchant for throwing inopportune picks. Also remember that even under Belichick, the Pats were only playing about .500 ball with Bledsoe. Perfectionist Belichick would not tolerate that for much longer.
  18. Why would you consider it a bad year for black QBs? As some have rightly pointed out, both Russell Wilson and Cam Newton are leading two of the best teams in the league. Sure RG3 is having a disappointing year and Geno Smith hit the wall hard, but the percentage of black QBs playing poorly this year is likely no worse than the percentage of white QBs playing poorly. Plus the idea of black QBs having a bad year could be made moot by a black QB hoisting the Lombardi Troph at the end of the season, and I think Russell Wilson has an excellent chance to do just that.
  19. Depends on how much you like the person you're buying for.
  20. This is how we bring about lots of changes. Just wear opponents out until they decide it's not worth it anymore. It's how we got same-sex marriage legal, how we're doing the same for marijuana and how we killed the BCS. Single payer health care may be next. Pick your battles and conserve your energy. Yeah, it's part of the strategy, and has been practiced by many supporters of non-violent social change over the years. Eventually the NCAI (and others) will tire of it and move on, or Snyder will tire of it and change the name. Just a matter of which one gives up first. or the nfl will make him changeor the city of DC or the federal government Those are the other parts of the strategy. NFL could make him change it, but the government has limited options to make him change it. They can deny copyright, or deny funds for building a stadium, but that does not itself require a name change. denying copyright would make him change itthey could also pressure the NFL, all they have to do is call some hearings, maybe threaten the anti trust exemption it would not even take all of the government, just enough congressmen to scare the NFL the league is only going to stick its neck out so far on this one, pressure from government could impact them I was just referring to the legal requirement to change. Throwing out copyright, etc. can make it economically desirable to change, but it does not impose a legal requirement to do so. Correct.Snyder is stubborn, but I don't think he's so stubborn as to lose beaucoup bucks sticking with a team name he lost the trademark to. Wouldn't losing trademark and copyright merely mean that anyone could make knockoff Redskins merchandise?That's my understanding, which I think could significantly cut into the amount that Snyder makes by having exclusive trademark rights. If I was inclined to wear sports apparel, then I'd be inclined to buy the cheaper knock-off swag.
  21. FROM: Racial slurs and football team names: What does trademark law say? November 4, 2013 http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/2013/11/racial-slurs-and-football-team-names-what-does-trademark-law-say/ A trademark case is currently pending over the Washington football team name. A group of seven Native Americans first challenged the trademark in 1992. The plaintiffs presented the trademark office tribunal with evidence of dictionary definitions, linguists expert opinions, and the results of a survey all showing the trademark to be disparaging of Native Americans. In 1999, the tribunal agreed that the registrations should be cancelled. But on appeal, a federal court found that the Native Americans failed to present sufficient evidence that a substantial composite of Native Americans regard the term Redskins as disparaging when used as a trademark by the football team because the survey asked about the term in the abstract. The court also found that the Native American plaintiffs had unjustifiably delayed in bringing the action since the trademark had already been registered 25 years by the time of the lawsuit (the trademarks in question were registered between 1967 and 1990). After that loss, a new group of younger Native Americans brought a second challenge. Since one cannot be held to have delayed in bringing a legal claim before the age of 18, this group of young adults appear to have overcome any criticism of delay in the new lawsuit by bringing their claims as soon as they could. We await a new ruling, which should be announced imminently.
  22. This is how we bring about lots of changes. Just wear opponents out until they decide it's not worth it anymore. It's how we got same-sex marriage legal, how we're doing the same for marijuana and how we killed the BCS. Single payer health care may be next. Pick your battles and conserve your energy. Yeah, it's part of the strategy, and has been practiced by many supporters of non-violent social change over the years. Eventually the NCAI (and others) will tire of it and move on, or Snyder will tire of it and change the name. Just a matter of which one gives up first. or the nfl will make him changeor the city of DC or the federal government Those are the other parts of the strategy. NFL could make him change it, but the government has limited options to make him change it. They can deny copyright, or deny funds for building a stadium, but that does not itself require a name change. denying copyright would make him change itthey could also pressure the NFL, all they have to do is call some hearings, maybe threaten the anti trust exemption it would not even take all of the government, just enough congressmen to scare the NFL the league is only going to stick its neck out so far on this one, pressure from government could impact them I was just referring to the legal requirement to change. Throwing out copyright, etc. can make it economically desirable to change, but it does not impose a legal requirement to do so. Correct.Snyder is stubborn, but I don't think he's so stubborn as to lose beaucoup bucks sticking with a team name he lost the trademark to.
  23. This is how we bring about lots of changes. Just wear opponents out until they decide it's not worth it anymore. It's how we got same-sex marriage legal, how we're doing the same for marijuana and how we killed the BCS. Single payer health care may be next. Pick your battles and conserve your energy. Yeah, it's part of the strategy, and has been practiced by many supporters of non-violent social change over the years. Eventually the NCAI (and others) will tire of it and move on, or Snyder will tire of it and change the name. Just a matter of which one gives up first. or the nfl will make him changeor the city of DC or the federal government Those are the other parts of the strategy. NFL could make him change it, but the government has limited options to make him change it. They can deny copyright, or deny funds for building a stadium, but that does not itself require a name change. denying copyright would make him change itthey could also pressure the NFL, all they have to do is call some hearings, maybe threaten the anti trust exemption it would not even take all of the government, just enough congressmen to scare the NFL the league is only going to stick its neck out so far on this one, pressure from government could impact them Yeah, I think ultimately the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) could be the best avenue for Redskins name opponents to force a name change if Snyder stands his ground (and my guess is that Snyder will stand his ground).NPR had an article a couple months back about how the PTO denied a trademark to both The Slants and Heeb Media and potentially could do the same to the Redskins since Native American groups have petitioned the PTO... http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2013/10/20/236235813/asian-american-band-fights-to-trademark-name-the-slants
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