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  1. Why is Vegas the de facto home of boxing?

    Back in the day, it moved around quite a bit, though Yankee Stadium was a popular venue. Do you think we'll ever get back to that, or has that shipped sailed?

    Started by Erictelevision‎, 04 May 2015 03:31 PM
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  2. How much $$ would it take to get teams to, and back to, Seattle

    The Coyotes are worth $225M, and the Raptors are worth $920M. So that's 1.15B. How much would it cost to make Key Arena NBA worthy/replace, and put in NHL legal ice surface?

    Started by Erictelevision‎, 28 Apr 2015 09:51 PM
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  3. The NSFW make-up-a-funny X-rated comment or insult and try to do better than the last person RPG game

    Yeah, so this is like how I wake up in the AM and go to sleep at night. Not trying to find anything, but I like to think of funny things to say. Don't try very hard or at all, they just kind of are part of my inner monologue. Don't have...

    Started by Jizzelbin‎, 03 Mar 2014 04:56 PM
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  4. Count to infinity in pictures

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 15 Feb 2011 07:00 PM
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  5. The Ashes 2012

    It's that time again, the greatest sporting rivalry taking place over the next few weeks. And gives me a great opportunity to make fun of spitz and AllWalker shortly before the next great English batting collapse Pigeon Prophecy: 5-0 to...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 05 Jul 2013 09:27 AM
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  6. Cricket Australia WTF?

    This has to be one of the most incredulous stories I have heard. Four players of the current Australian Test Cricket team currently losing the series 2-0 in India have been deselected from the team on the grounds of... .... wait for it ...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 11 Mar 2013 09:22 AM
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  7. City Builders (Computer Game) [PICTURES]

    Aside from the Super Mario series, probably the class of game I've spent the most time playing has been the urban simulation, mostly after the SimCity fame. I was first introduced to SimCity via the original's port to the SNES, but later cut my...

    Started by The Logos‎, 04 Jun 2009 12:46 PM
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    27 Mar 2013 09:12 AM Go to last post
  8. Beauty and the Beast (a visual) *Quik-E-List*

    Started by Oliveloaf‎, 29 Jan 2012 08:41 PM
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  9. Very cool Scottish bicycle stunts

    Pretty amazing. I suppose the outtakes would show multiple contusions and/or compound fractures: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z19zFlPah-o

    Started by Elendil's Heir‎, 20 Aug 2012 09:53 AM
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  10. Drinking games for the dangerously alcoholic

    Read Internet message boards. Sip every time somebody mentions that TV Tropes is addictive.

    Started by Rube E. Tewesday‎, 22 Nov 2011 12:46 PM
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  11. This, that, or the other?

    Choose one of the three, then give three of your own for the next poster. I'll start with... Ross, Chandler, or Joey?

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 15 Feb 2011 11:18 PM
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  12. Pig farmers wanted! (Control thread)

    Hi, I'm looking for people to playtest a simple game I have been working out. It should adapt easily to play on the forums, and may even amuse the onlookers: Pigsty to Palace A multi-player game of trading and ethics 1. Description Pigsty...

    Started by Malacandra‎, 10 Jul 2012 08:29 AM
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  13. Take the Declaration of Independence word challenge!

    Happy Independence Day to all my American friends. This isn't terribly difficult, but it's fun: ...

    Started by Elendil's Heir‎, 03 Jul 2012 10:56 PM
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  14. Things you're unlikely to hear on "Jeopardy"

    An old SDMB game: "Our next contestant is Rusty Myers, from Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Rusty, it says here that you really hate niggers."

    Started by Rube E. Tewesday‎, 13 Jul 2011 06:54 PM
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  15. Hey! That's a good name for a stripper! *Quik-E-List(tm)*

    Velveeta Sparkle

    Started by Oliveloaf‎, 13 Feb 2012 06:33 PM
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  16. Say it sans "e" (you can, you know)

    In Steve Martin's poignant and delightful book "The Pleasure of My Company", there is a marvelous description of how the narrator decides to complete an entire road trip uttering only phrases that do not use the letter "e". His success at this...

    Started by Hatshepsut‎, 25 Mar 2012 11:46 PM
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  17. Got any game app suggestions for my android phone?

    I'm looking for good games for my phone...so far, I've really enjoyed Angry Birds (of course), a really cool Sudoku-style game called Elemental, and an action game called Temple Run. Does anyone have any other suggestions for games that are new &...

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 14 May 2012 06:40 PM
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    15 May 2012 11:34 PM Go to last post
  18. Table Top

    This is a fantastic idea for a web series. Wil Wheaton hosts a board game with various geek personalities and then their game is edited into a half hour show. Just this first episode has made me decide I need to get my hands on Small World and force...

    Started by Zuul‎, 02 Apr 2012 06:10 PM
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    03 Apr 2012 10:19 AM Go to last post
  19. Making an adventure game

    Every since I was a kid and in love with "Choose Your Own Adventure" books, I've wanted to write a story that branched off based on the reader's decisions. Text based adventure games were some of my favorite computer games growing up, because it was...

    Started by Zuul‎, 05 Feb 2012 12:57 PM
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    23 Feb 2012 06:10 AM Go to last post
  20. GO GIANTS.

    Go G I A N T S Today the Giants should be able to win. The have a slight advantage on offense I think and an advantage on defense. If Gronk is not 100% this should go well. So in conclusion:

    Started by What Exit?‎, 05 Feb 2012 10:15 AM
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  21. Make up a Crayola Color! *Quik-E-List(tm)*

    I can't stop today. Okay, just the color, no other comment of text. Fictitious colors only! I'll start:

    Started by Oliveloaf‎, 13 Mar 2009 06:06 PM
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  22. Let's hear it for Da Bears!

    The Bears Monday night were nice enough to beat the Eagles. A good weekend for me. My Giants beat the New England Pats despite being big underdogs. My second favorite team was nearly as big an underdog though for less reason in my opinion and...

    Started by What Exit?‎, 08 Nov 2011 08:13 PM
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  23. Online Scrabble: I am sick of the letter i!

    Argh! Freaking i tiles. No matter how good I am doing, there is some point in nearly every game I play when I am stuck with 4 (and sometimes 5) i tiles. I hate them. Useless vowels. Leave me along!

    Started by Oliveloaf‎, 22 Jan 2012 12:26 PM
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  24. You've Got To Be Joking

    Guess what this common joke was, before I ran it through Google Translate (English to Malay to French to Korean to English). Then submit your own joke, suitably distorted however you wish. "We are come to the bar," I plant and tonic ........"....

    Started by AllWalker‎, 28 Nov 2011 02:05 AM
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  25. New Mafia Game

    If anyone is interested in wasting more time in yet another online game, I will be running a new Mafia game on idlemafia shortly.

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 14 Nov 2011 05:57 AM
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  26. Melloween Tweet Quiz

    Horror is such a subjective theme, but here are twenty tweets for you to identify. Each one is something that a major character from a horror story, either a book or film, might have sent out at some time. Assuming, of course, that they would have...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 30 Oct 2011 03:49 PM
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  27. What's with it with live sporting events?

    Last Saturday I took my wife, my kid and my kid's best friend to a Toronto Maple Leafs game. For those of you not from Canada, I should mention that Leafs tickets are not exactly easy to get, and cost a fortune, even for not particularly good...

    Started by Rube E. Tewesday‎, 19 Oct 2011 07:40 PM
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  28. Dan Wheldon Killed in IndyCar Crash

    A massive pileup at the Las Vegas IndyCar 300 race involving 15 cars ended with the loss of life of Dan Wheldon, who was a well respected driver. Tributes to him have been coming in from all forms of motorsport including Formula 1 Its been...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 17 Oct 2011 08:59 AM
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  29. "Michael" - Latest PS3 Ad

    In there time, Sony has come up with some genius marketing, and tbh this is pretty much up there as a tribute to gamers. Maybe nearly as good as "Double Life", but the fun is spotting all the cameos. mdWkKKSckNk

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 06 Oct 2011 09:12 AM
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  30. England vs India - Test Series 2011

    England are entertaining India for a four test series between possibly the two of the top Test cricket teams at the moment. I'm looking forward to seeing England go against the best. Of more importance is going to be how UDRS, or the lack of it,...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 20 Jul 2011 07:32 AM
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  31. Gran Turismo vs Mercedes

    A new challenge has been set up by Mercedes to allow 24 lucky people to race David Coulthard, the F1 grand prix driver. The catch, David Coulthard will be trying to do 10 laps as fast as possible in a real SLS AMG. Once that is done, the 24 people...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 05 Sep 2011 08:01 AM
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  32. I solved this brainteaser - can you? Any more like it for me?

    My son gave me this brainteaser yesterday and I'm proud to say I solved it: There are three cards placed face-down in front of you - one jack and two aces. You don't know which cards are which. You must pick a card but you don't get to see the...

    Started by Hatshepsut‎, 16 Aug 2011 12:30 AM
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  33. TV Sitcom Trivia

    A new trivia game. The person who gives the answer also posts the next question. No googling! Don't think I won't know. :hoj: Name all 4 Golden Girls. Extra credit if you include their last names.

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 09 Feb 2011 12:14 AM
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  34. Athletes/Teams that mesmerize you.

    I was surfing around today, and saw that the NBA channel is showing one of the Finals games from 1996: Seattle vs. Chicago. I flipped it on, and there are MJ, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman and crew. Can't take my eyes off of this game, even...

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 02 Aug 2011 06:08 PM
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  35. Gutsy sports performances

    Kerri Strug sprains her ankle on her first vault, goes on to win the gold medal for her team with the second one, even though she basically has to land on one foot. Amazing. fFn47a_Ny0Y

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 13 Aug 2011 11:10 AM
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  36. Band Game

    1. Go to Wikipedia, click on random article. This is the name of your band 2. Go to Wikiquote, click on random page. The last 3-6 words of the first quote is the name of your album 3. Go Google and image search the words that will be the title...

    Started by Cluricaun‎, 04 Oct 2009 07:23 PM
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  37. Rangers fan dies catching foul ball

    This is just such an awful story. A 39-year-old firefighter named Shannon Stone was sitting in left field with his young son. They'd safely driven 150 miles from Brownwood to attend the game. In the top of the second inning, with one out and...

    Started by Zuul‎, 08 Jul 2011 04:45 PM
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  38. Rodman vs. Shaq?

    I follow Dennis Rodman's twitter feed, and in his usual slightly drunken, nonsensical way, he seems to be challenging Shaq to a boxing match. Now, I'm normally not much of a fan of boxing, but this I would watch. I wonder how many pounds Shaq...

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 02 Jul 2011 11:45 AM
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  39. Sams!

    Revival of an old-school Domebo game..

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 21 Jun 2011 11:02 AM
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  40. Haye vs Kitschko - Heavyweight Title Fight

    Has anyone else been following the build up to the fight on 2nd July. It seems that Haye has gone to extreme lengths to try and rattle Klitschko and get under his skin. including the following "Downfall" skit. XMIR-7LifIs Then again 3 of...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 30 Jun 2011 08:47 AM
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  41. French Open 2011 [Tennis]

    So is anyone watching the French Open at Roland Garros? I'm looking forward to seeing if Djokovic can maintain his winning streak and win the French Open from Nadal. Hopefully Andy Murray will put in a good showing, but now having said that, he...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 24 May 2011 05:16 AM
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  42. Turn state abbreviations into celebrity names

    Shamelessly ripped off from a blog I read. Here are the state abbreviations. Start with Alabama, and name a celebrity with the initials AL. Next person goes to the next state, in alphabetical order. I'll start: Annie Leibowitz

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 25 May 2011 10:41 AM
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  43. The silly Urban Dictionary pastime

    Have you ever noticed that Googling almost any 5-letter string that is pronounceable in English results in an Urban Dictionary definition? It's bizarre. So here is a little game - really more of an idle pastime. Think up five random and...

    Started by Hatshepsut‎, 08 Jun 2011 09:28 PM
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    08 Jun 2011 11:57 PM Go to last post
  44. Protecting American Football (Gridiron) Players

    A new study has come out showing what a lot of people already suspected, that the head impacts in Gridiron are a problem and causing serious psychological and neurological problems. The same also goes for other hard hitting sports like rugby and...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 06 Jun 2011 08:06 AM
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  45. Flexible new game thread woohoo

    OK, if someone does something with these: PHLVTD then the results of that could be altered in some as yet unknown manner, and so on. Might sink like a stone, might be interesting...

    Started by Trojan Man‎, 01 Apr 2011 09:53 AM
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  46. Money over playing for your country

    Lasith Malinga has decided to withdraw himself from the next Test Series, between England and Sri Lanka, citing a knee injury. Normally, this would not be a problem as sportsman do get injured. However, he is currently playing in the IPL where he is...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 20 Apr 2011 11:27 PM
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  47. When was the last time you...

    post your answer, then a new question for the next poster. ...rode a bike?

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 28 Feb 2011 08:34 AM
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  48. Poll Poll: Golf!


    Started by Oliveloaf‎, 30 Jan 2011 04:41 PM
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  49. The Masters - Augusta 2011

    I have no idea if there is any on the board even interested in golf, so this will probably sink like a stone. I only watch the major events anyway. This coming weekend sees one of Golf's premier tournaments taking place at Augusta with all the...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 06 Apr 2011 07:59 AM
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  50. Id, Ego, and Super-Ego: A Text Adventure

    If you've ever played an interactive fiction game, you'll have an idea about what kind of game this is. A story is unfolding as the game progresses and the player gets to decide what direction that story will take. The catch with this game is...

    Started by Zuul‎, 05 Feb 2011 09:25 PM
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