PetiteSirah


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PoSt away, folks!

And F*** the so-called "giants", who dare to defile the name of the Glorious Football team with their scum and cheating. Not withstanding this small sample size fluke, they are still a miNor League team that wouldn't have made the playoffs but for Melkyroids. A tainted title that requires an asterisk.

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MarkDaSpark


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PetiteSirah wrote:PoSt away, folks!

And F*** the so-called "giants", who dare to defile the name of the Glorious Football team with their scum and cheating. Not withstanding this small sample size fluke, they are still a miNor League team that wouldn't have made the playoffs but for Melkyroids. A tainted title that requires an asterisk.



Dude! It's not good for you to hold everything in! You have to let it all out, and not let it fester.

I should have known that this sign of the Apocalypse (as well as Sandy!) would have kept you up late enough. Welcome Back!


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cjsiege wrote:Austin #1 has come online!

List of previous WW gatherings by area. Great reading and great examples of how to set up a Get-Together Thread.
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Upcoming Woot Wine Gatherings…All The News for the week of October 28th.

November
11/23: MN#?: Black Friday Retreat

December
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January 2013
1/19: Austin #1
1/26 - 1/27: Buffalo/WNY #10: Ice Wine Festival (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada)

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MarkDaSpark


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Okay, all the guesses are in. Bwahahahahahahaha.

Anyone under 2,072 is eliminated from contention. Because that is the current CT total with WW purchases thru last week (purchases not delivered by Thursday were not counted).

Eliminated because Wine Clubs AND most D&D purchases still need to be added. Which I will be doing this week.

Current estimate of possible Grand Total is 2,287 (2,072 (CT) + 174 (Wine Clubs) + 41 (D&D)). Although the D&D total could change if I only count the Magnums (2) & Jeroboams (3) as one each, instead of how many bottles are in each.

Which could mean Merbill (2,255) would be the winner, although InFrom (2,243) & North316 (2,234) are still be in the running. And ddeuddeg (2,143) & JoelSisk (2,150) might also be in the running if I start subtracting wines drank at WW gatherings & D&D.


Those with the Rush guess (2,112) were using older posts mentioning the three 48 case lockers, one 24 case locker, and the 8 case locker (in Long Beach). (48 + 48 + 48 + 24 + 8 = 176 cases), 176 * 12 = 2,112 bottles.

What they forgot was the 44 bottle dual zone wine fridge at home (which actually has more due to the half bottles in it). Plus the 8 case locker actually has more than 9 cases in it (flat boxes rule!).


Oh, and the reason I joined zTimBz in the new Mega locker is that I was out of room in the others!!


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klezman


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If you're counting magnums as 2 bottles and Jeroboams as 4, then you should be counting half bottles as 0.5, 500 mL as 0.66666666, and 200 mL (if you've got much icewine) as 0.26666666

Or you just count the number of containers.

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klezman wrote:If you're counting magnums as 2 bottles and Jeroboams as 4, then you should be counting half bottles as 0.5, 500 mL as 0.66666666, and 200 mL (if you've got much icewine) as 0.26666666

Or you just count the number of containers.



That's true. Number of containers it is!


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PetiteSirah wrote:PoSt away, folks!

And F*** the so-called "giants", who dare to defile the name of the Glorious Football team with their scum and cheating. Not withstanding this small sample size fluke, they are still a miNor League team that wouldn't have made the playoffs but for Melkyroids. A tainted title that requires an asterisk.



On the plus side, at least they have a Romo that comes through.

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– George Bernard Shaw, author (1856-1950)

polarbear22


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Got a call at 5:07 AM. When my alarm usually goes off. The company is closing all CT locations today. Why they waited until the early hours to place the call, and wake my wife, I don't know.

So far, just a breeze up here. And a little rain.

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polarbear22 wrote:Got a call at 5:07 AM. When my alarm usually goes off. The company is closing all CT locations today. Why they waited until the early hours to place the call, and wake my wife, I don't know.

So far, just a breeze up here. And a little rain.


Be safe my friend, Sandy is one big storm, 175 miles of hurricane force winds. They are expecting hurricane force winds rain and storm surge from north Virginia to Massachusetts. NHC 8 am advisory.

bhodilee


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This right here is why my state struggles with obesity. Pretty horrible name, but ridiculously delicious. I worked at one of these places most of the way through college. Used to make these every morning at 6 a.m. Did that, went to another job, went to class, came back here, worked 5-6 hours, went home studied, did it again the next day. Guess I shoulda just borrowed money from my parents for tuition.



DOH, WRONG THREAD!

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otolith


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PetiteSirah wrote:PoSt away, folks!

And F*** the so-called "giants", who dare to defile the name of the Glorious Football team with their scum and cheating. Not withstanding this small sample size fluke, they are still a miNor League team that wouldn't have made the playoffs but for Melkyroids. A tainted title that requires an asterisk.



I can't tell if this is impassionate or just disdain.

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bhodilee


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otolith wrote:I can't tell if this is impassionate or just disdain.



Disdain for the minor league, the same minor league that has the last three world series titles.

Not that anyone actually cares about baseball. Any sport where you can be in the shape I am and play well, isn't a sport.

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bhodilee


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I desperately want to buy a new laptop just so I can play around with Windows 8. I also want to buy a Surface RT just to play with it. Now I just need $2k or someone to buy it for me!

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polarbear22


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ERMD wrote:Be safe my friend, Sandy is one big storm, 175 miles of hurricane force winds. They are expecting hurricane force winds rain and storm surge from north Virginia to Massachusetts. NHC 8 am advisory.


All those years working on hurricane models for FL ratemaking got me real interested in hurricanes, windfields, etc. However, I preferred that it remained an academic interest rather than as practical as it has become.

Being 60-70 miles from the shore, we have the advantage of some distance. But as you point out, the windfield is so large, we are going to get unprecedented strong winds.

Best thing I have seen is the map of power outage potential. There is one small finger of moderate potential within the extreme potential of the rest of the state. We are in that small area. Hope springs eternal.

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bhodilee wrote:Disdain for the minor league, the same minor league that has the last three world series titles.

Not that anyone actually cares about baseball. Any sport where you can be in the shape I am and play well, isn't a sport.



My hero is Prince Fielder. The amount his shirt jiggles up and down when he runs is hilarious. I also hate the "I'll just keep buying a good team."*


*Yes, this is partly out of jealousy. : )

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I think Lot18 was a referral site. Thought I was registered, but apparently not. Someone want to PM me a referral?

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otolith wrote:My hero is Prince Fielder. The amount his shirt jiggles up and down when he runs is hilarious. I also hate the "I'll just keep buying a good team."*


*Yes, this is partly out of jealousy. : )


Makes me think of Hrbek. Just push the runner off the bag.

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PetiteSirah wrote:PoSt away, folks!

And F*** the so-called "giants", who dare to defile the name of the Glorious Football team with their scum and cheating. Not withstanding this small sample size fluke, they are still a miNor League team that wouldn't have made the playoffs but for Melkyroids. A tainted title that requires an asterisk.



I hate to tell you, bro', but the baseball Giants have been around a whole lot longer than the football Giants. It was the baseball Giants old field at the Polo Grounds that the football Giants played at for years.

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ThunderThighs wrote:Sparky, I think you missed my comment in yesterday's thread.



Responded there. It might help, until I wash clothes!!


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CAGrl


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rpm wrote:I hate to tell you, bro', but the baseball Giants have been around a whole lot longer than the football Giants. It was the baseball Giants old field at the Polo Grounds that the football Giants played at for years.


History. Who cares about that? Yeah they partially got in because of Melky but he wasn't on the team that swept the team that swept the Yankees.

MarkDaSpark


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CAGrl wrote:History. Who cares about that? Yeah they partially got in because of Melky but he wasn't on the team that swept the team that swept the Yankees.



Ixnay onway ethay eepingsway Ankeesyay!!! It upsets the Boss!


Edit: And when did the Scary Pumpkin show up in my sig? ThunderThighs? InkyCatz?? Old-Timers???


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CAGrl


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MarkDaSpark wrote:Ixnay onway ethay eepingsway Ankeesyay!!! It upsets the Boss!


Edit: And when did the Scary Pumpkin show up in my sig? ThunderThighs? InkyCatz?? Old-Timers???


Good thing then that I don't speak pig Latin.

I thought you did the sig? It's cute.

bhodilee


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rpm wrote:I hate to tell you, bro', but the baseball Giants have been around a whole lot longer than the football Giants. It was the baseball Giants old field at the Polo Grounds that the football Giants played at for years.



Yeah, but then those commie bastards up and took off from New Yawk. Unforgivable!

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otolith


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CAGrl wrote:History. Who cares about that? Yeah they partially got in because of Melky but he wasn't on the team that swept the team that swept the Yankees.



Seems that there are some short term memory issues. Is that concerning at such a young age?

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CAGrl


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otolith wrote:Seems that there are some short term memory issues. Is that concerning at such a young age?


?? Short term memory issues?? Just confused here. And I'm not that young.

otolith


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CAGrl wrote:?? Short term memory issues?? Just confused here. And I'm not that young.



On your part, just confusion.

On his part, short term memory issues, since the team that just got swept, swept his...

edit: and now back to hoping our East Coasters hang in there...

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CAGrl


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otolith wrote:On your part, just confusion.

On his part, short term memory issues, since the team that just got swept, swept his...

edit: and now back to hoping our East Coasters hang in there...


Hahaha. I was so confused. But that is definitely one of my issues.

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CAGrl wrote:History. Who cares about that? Yeah they partially got in because of Melky but he wasn't on the team that swept the team that swept the Yankees.

And it wasn't Melky that made the Tiger hitters totally impotent.

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Broke out the "Sandy Sangria"

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Itwdswafo wrote:Broke out the "Sandy Sangria"



I would be concerned if there was sand in my Sangria.

I'm just hanging out, really.

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Itwdswafo wrote:Broke out the "Sandy Sangria"



I hope you have some help drinking all of this.

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joelsisk


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otolith wrote:I hope you have some help drinking all of this.



Dude, that has to last 3 DAYS!!!

tenuki


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MarkDaSpark wrote:Okay, all the guesses are in. Bwahahahahahahaha.

Anyone under 2,072 is eliminated from contention. Because that is the current CT total with WW purchases thru last week (purchases not delivered by Thursday were not counted).



Wow, I thought I was conservative at 500 bottles for a year, apparently I forgot the Sparky multiplier :P

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tenuki


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joelsisk wrote:Dude, that has to last 3 DAYS!!!



He'll be out for three days if he finishes it by himself

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MarkDaSpark wrote:Okay, all the guesses are in. Bwahahahahahahaha.



Not that the guess matters, but BrightGreen is my +1 and has thus purchased on woot, by proxy through me. I told her to have a go with a guess. It seems that I was to optimistic at 1945 and she too pessimistic at 24-something

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Sounds like I missed a fun guessing game while my Internet was down for 3 weeks. Oh well.

InFrom


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joelsisk wrote:And to continue from last week - Montreal, in addition to smoked meat, you need to have a proper Wollensky.



Is a proper Wollensky like a big Lebowski? (I googled, to no avail.)

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polarbear22 wrote:I think Lot18 was a referral site. Thought I was registered, but apparently not. Someone want to PM me a referral?



You haz invite in your comcast account.

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