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JD Sports Forum! / Re: NHL 2014-15
« on: June 4, 2015, 08:57 AM »
After the first 5-10 minutes of the first period I thought the Blackhawks were going to be in trouble.  Couldn't believe that crazy goal; nothing Crawford could do about that one.  Extremely happy they were able to steal the first game.  I just hope they don't come out flat again like that.

JD Sports Forum! / Re: NHL 2014-15
« on: June 1, 2015, 07:08 PM »
Up next...

Blackhawks (6)
Lightning (6)

Okay, off by one game each, but excellent prediction.  Can you please predict another Cup for the Hawks (even though I just read you're rooting for the Bolts)?  Thank you, that will be all...

JD Sports Forum! / Re: NHL 2014-15
« on: May 21, 2015, 11:48 PM »
Dammit! >:( >:( >:(

JD Sports Forum! / Re: NHL 2014-15
« on: May 20, 2015, 06:09 PM »
Absolute zombie today.  Can honestly say that I fell asleep during both OT intermissions only to wake up again when the periods started.  Was conscious for the Shaw headbutt and the Kreuger winner.  Also saw Crawford standing on his head a few too many times for my liking, but I'm still trying to figure out if I actually saw what I saw or if it was because I was looking at the TV while laying on my side...

Anyway, it wouldn't be a Blackhawks playoff series if there wasn't an OT, 2OT, 3OT game in there somewhere.  Now time to hold serve at home before 'Goin' Back to Cali'.

JD Sports Forum! / Re: NHL 2014-15
« on: May 17, 2015, 11:10 PM »
Well, that was an unfortunate start to the Western Conference Finals for my guys.  I knew this was going to be a hard fought, physical series.  However, I was hoping that they would look better than they did.

Oh well, on to Game 2.  I'd definitely be happy with a split heading back to Chicago...

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« on: May 16, 2015, 11:44 AM »
I was finally able to go out and see it last night.  Definitely going to need to see it again before I rank it in terms of the other MCU movies.  I think my main 'problem' was that I saw it with my wife who is not a big fan of continuous fighting scenes, so she had pretty much checked out by the time they made it to South Africa...

*Spoilers* in my commentary.

I definitely enjoyed it and continue to laugh at the unexpected humor (e.g., Hawkeye talking about Quicksilver).  But some of the opening fight scenes were too over the top/CGI for my liking (thinking when Cap throws the motorcycle).  I know that we are talking about a Superhero movie though so I take that stuff in stride.

I thought that Spader was the perfect voice for Ultron.  But not having been a die-hard Avengers comic book fanboy, the introduction of the Ultron project by Stark/Banner and then the realization of it in the movie was a bit too fast for my understanding/liking.  It was as if the entire backstory of it had already been introduced in another movie that I had missed and I wasn't in on the information...

I'm going to miss having J.A.R.V.I.S. as the voice/operating system inside the Iron Man suits.  Not sure how I feel about F.R.I.D.A.Y. yet and will have to see how things go in Cap 3 before I finalize that opinion.

So overall, another solid, entertaining and enjoyable Marvel production that I'm sure will rank high on my list once I've had a chance to dissect it over and over again.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Do You Have Pets?
« on: May 14, 2015, 07:57 AM »
Glad she's doing well Rob.  Our Dane got into the kitchen trash once she figured out how to open the cabinet, but never had to worry about her getting into the bathroom trash.  I don't think I've ever heard of that before.

The Wookiee Arcade / Re: Disney Infinity
« on: May 11, 2015, 05:49 PM »
My boys already started their Christmas list for this one.  They were also loving the fact that Disney confirmed they will be releasing an Age of Ulton based playset with Hulkbuster Iron Man and Ultron figures.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Do You Have Pets?
« on: May 10, 2015, 01:14 PM »
Had to put down our Great Dane, Buffy, yesterday after 13 years.  She was the only dog I ever owned and probably will be the last.  I don't think I could go through the last 3-4 months again with another dog.  It's just too hard.  For a big dog, she really did not have any major health issues.  It just ended up being her size that did her in.  The hips and knees just couldn't support her any more.  And considering that most Danes I've known or read about only live 7-9 years, she had a full life for sure.  I will definitely miss her...

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: '67 Shelby Cobra found after 45 years
« on: April 30, 2015, 08:20 AM »
Awesome story!  Best of luck, I hope that everything works out and it's in mint condition when you get it.

JD Sports Forum! / Re: NHL 2014-15
« on: April 28, 2015, 08:24 AM »
So, how much youse guys gonna pay this Dubnyk kid in the off-season?  He's UFA, correct?

If they keep winning series with him in net, then I have a feeling it's going to be quite a bit...

The Wild were the team I did NOT want to see this round.  They were on a hot streak at the end of the regular season and then whipped St. Louis.  I want to give my boys the benefit of the doubt, but it wouldn't surprise me in the least to see the Wild come out on top at the end of this series.

TV-9D9 / Re: Star Wars Rebels - Season 2 (Spoilers)
« on: April 20, 2015, 05:18 PM »
Okay, this is looking so much better than Season 1.  I like the conflict/fighting that was shown.  Hearkens back to Clone Wars to me, which was sorely missed in Season 1.  Really looking forward to having Rex and a few of the other clones back in the mix.  Should be a fun season to watch!

JD Sports Forum! / Re: NHL 2014-15
« on: April 18, 2015, 09:08 AM »
I'm not sure I agree with naming Crawford the starter for tomorrow's game, but at least the fans know that Darling can come in and hold his own if need be.

I have to believe that Darling starts Game 3 now after yet another forgettable performance by Crawford.  He did a decent job keeping them in it until the third when he fell apart.  Seriously, these 3-goal periods for the other team is not a trend I'd like to continue to see.

JD Sports Forum! / Re: NHL 2014-15
« on: April 16, 2015, 07:49 PM »
Holy **** was that a crazy turn of events last night in the Blackhawks game.  You go down 3-0 after 1, you pull your starting goalie, you tie the game in the 2nd, your backup goalie pitches a shutout on 42 shots, and you win in 2OT.  It would appear that the Heart Attack Hawks are back at it again.

I'm not sure I agree with naming Crawford the starter for tomorrow's game, but at least the fans know that Darling can come in and hold his own if need be.

The Sequel Trilogy / Re: The Force Awakens Trailers
« on: April 16, 2015, 07:44 PM »
I've been staying spoiler free and am happy to say that even with the two teaser trailers I still don't know a lot about the plot or the characters.  The visuals have been great and I'm really excited by what I've see thus far.  I seriously think my sons and I will be spending every day of Christmas break at the movie theater!

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