Out of the Blue

The PoolTracker site that we use for our annual NFL playoff pool offers the ability to create an NFL draft pool, so I decided some of us might find this a fun challenge. Here's a link to the Blue's News 2020 NFL Draft Pool (password is "draft"). Simply pick who you think will be the top 10 players drafted in order in the first round of Thursday's NFL draft. You'll get 10 points for each pick you hit on the head and partial points for each pick that finishes in the Top 10 (10 points minus the difference between your pick and their actual draft order). The tie-breaker is to predict the number of trades in the first round. It costs nothing to join, and there is no prize, so all that's at stake is bragging rights. But as has been pointed out before, it's hard to place a value on those... they are basically priceless.

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Apr 21, 2020, 10:10
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I can't recall how to do it but I know its come up before: does anyone know how to remove this "Adverts help us keep going" banner at the bottom of the page? I thought it was a europe only thing?
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Apr 21, 2020, 10:24
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Blair Fraser wrote on Apr 21, 2020, 10:10:
I can't recall how to do it but I know its come up before: does anyone know how to remove this "Adverts help us keep going" banner at the bottom of the page? I thought it was a europe only thing?
Can you post a screenshot.
A mask is not a political statement.
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Apr 21, 2020, 10:30
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Apr 21, 2020, 10:36
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Re: Out of the Blue Apr 21, 2020, 10:36
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Blair Fraser wrote on Apr 21, 2020, 10:30:
https://paste.pics/8Q651

Sorry there's a problem here.

Have you hit the accept or manage cookie settings buttons? Either should dismiss this, with the later allowing your to opt out of most of the cookies (which are only for advertising purposes).

Also, do I take it from what you said before you aren't in the EU... what region is this?
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Re: Out of the Blue
Apr 21, 2020, 10:40
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I saw it this morning and I'm in the central US. *shrug*
"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies." -- Groucho Marx
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Apr 21, 2020, 10:50
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Apr 21, 2020, 10:50
 
I'm in Canada, near Toronto.
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Apr 21, 2020, 10:53
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Apr 21, 2020, 10:53
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For anyone bored and out of stuff to watch, there's currently a free month of Shudder available on Prime Video which besides having a bunch of old thriller/horror movies has a somewhat interesting show called The Dead Lands. It's about New Zealand tribal mythology.
Steam + PSN: PHJF
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Re: Brin's reading list
Apr 21, 2020, 11:03
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Wow, some excellent suggestions there. I wonder when the guy has time to write?
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Apr 21, 2020, 11:32
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And done. Looking forward to the draft this year. It'll be a nice distraction with all the rest of this scheisse going on. I'm still wondering what football is actually going to look like in the stadiums come Fall.
"If you're going through Hell...keep going."
- Winston Churchill
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Apr 21, 2020, 11:58
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Apr 21, 2020, 11:58
 
Okay, this is fairly entertaining: Devs react: Doom Eternal speedrun.
"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies." -- Groucho Marx
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Apr 21, 2020, 12:08
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Fig was bought out, not sure if that's been covered:
https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-04-17-republic-acquires-fig
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Apr 21, 2020, 12:20
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Network N cookie popup is back...
Using a steering wheel on a Burnout game is like using the Space Shuttle controls to fly a kite.
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Apr 21, 2020, 13:07
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Mr. Tact wrote on Apr 21, 2020, 11:58:
Okay, this is fairly entertaining: Devs react: Doom Eternal speedrun.
The high fps mouse wheel spamming jump is wild. I like the devs idea of adding an unskippable cutscene in the sky. Rotfl
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It's an IQ test. It's a compassion test. It's a decency test. It's a social responsibility test.
Cover Your Eyes for even more protection.
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Apr 21, 2020, 14:11
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The Half Elf wrote on Apr 21, 2020, 12:20:
Network N cookie popup is back...

Ditto and it is happening every single time I load the page in a new tab, even after opting out of everything and hitting "Save and Exit".

Even happens in a new browser session.

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There are two types of computer users: Masochists and Linux users.

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Apr 21, 2020, 14:39
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PHJF wrote on Apr 21, 2020, 10:53:
For anyone bored and out of stuff to watch, there's currently a free month of Shudder available on Prime Video which besides having a bunch of old thriller/horror movies has a somewhat interesting show called The Dead Lands. It's about New Zealand tribal mythology.

I've been a Shudder subscriber for about 4 months, it's not a bad service but they are sort of neglecting it. The content additions need to be more frequent and the Android TV app really needs some love, it's bizarre that you have to dive into your account settings to find your Watchlist for example.

For $60 a year though it's not bad if you're a horror fan, although I am finding I've watched most of whats worth seeing 4 months in. Not sure if I'll resub next year unless they start to increase the amount of content added to the platform.
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Apr 21, 2020, 15:04
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Dev wrote on Apr 21, 2020, 12:08:
Fig was bought out, not sure if that's been covered:
https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-04-17-republic-acquires-fig

Yes it was a few days ago. It's too bad they weren't absorbed a by a company called Newtons.
Chef

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Apr 21, 2020, 15:35
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Example of what happens when O2 is cut off to the fetus during pregnancy.
Tx Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) called for the reopening of his state and the country late Monday, saying there are "more important things than living."
We in Texas apologize for our transgressions.
A mask is not a political statement.
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RedEye9 wrote on Apr 21, 2020, 15:35:
Tx Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) called for the reopening of his state and the country late Monday, saying there are "more important things than living."
Wow. Pretty amazing he could actually get those words out of his mouth. I think my response would be, "Show us how it done, kill yourself." And of course, then calling out, "Okay, who wants to follow him?"
"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies." -- Groucho Marx
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Apr 21, 2020, 16:13
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Mr. Tact wrote on Apr 21, 2020, 16:02:
RedEye9 wrote on Apr 21, 2020, 15:35:
Tx Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) called for the reopening of his state and the country late Monday, saying there are "more important things than living."
Wow. Pretty amazing he could actually get those words out of his mouth. I think my response would be, "Show us how it done, kill yourself." And of course, then calling out, "Okay, who wants to follow him?"
Remember, Dan previously said he thought "lots of grandparents" across the country would risk their survival to keep the country afloat economically.
A prerequisite for appearing on and watching Fox is to lobotomize yourself.
While Foxes company policy was promoting social distancing internally and had stopped company travel they were still making fun of Covid 19 because that was what they were paid to do.
John Oliver outdid himself this week, it's infuriating to watch.
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It's an IQ test. It's a compassion test. It's a decency test. It's a social responsibility test.
Cover Your Eyes for even more protection.
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Apr 21, 2020, 16:59
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Fusion Energy Gets Ready to Shine—Finally.

There's no guarantee ITER will achieve fusion by 2035, as scheduled.

LOL, when "close" still means there's no guarantee it will work in 15 years.
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