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  1. That was his second rep ok, give him some slack
  2. Esports?

    The professionals practice probably about 10 hours a day for years to get to the top level. To put it into perspective for people who have no idea about this kind of stuff, the game I follow (Dota 2) has several big tournaments throughout the year with the biggest one having a total prize pool of 24.5 million. Here's an interesting link to the top ever earning Esports players of all time, only including tournament winnings. https://www.esportsearnings.com/players
  3. DRAFT DAY 2017

    Starts at 7pm
  4. Current Television

    Just finished "The Sinner" with Jessica Biel which was fairly good, only has 8 episodes. "A young mother tries to find out what's causing her to have violent tendencies." IMDB Link
  5. 2015 the hottest year on record

    Apologies if this has already been posted, I have re read the last 5 pages and didn't see anything. There was a very interesting article on the NASA website recently. "A new NASA study adds evidence that a geothermal heat source called a mantle plume lies deep below Antarctica's Marie Byrd Land, explaining some of the melting that creates lakes and rivers under the ice sheet. Although the heat source isn’t a new or increasing threat to the West Antarctic ice sheet, it may help explain why the ice sheet collapsed rapidly in an earlier era of rapid climate change, and why it is so unstable today." "The stability of an ice sheet is closely related to how much water lubricates it from below, allowing glaciers to slide more easily. Understanding the sources and future of the meltwater under West Antarctica is important for estimating the rate at which ice may be lost to the ocean in the future." "Mantle plumes are thought to be narrow streams of hot rock rising through Earth's mantle and spreading out like a mushroom cap under the crust. The buoyancy of the material, some of it molten, causes the crust to bulge upward. The theory of mantle plumes was proposed in the 1970s to explain geothermal activity that occurs far from the boundary of a tectonic plate, such as Hawaii and Yellowstone." "The Marie Byrd Land mantle plume formed 50 to 110 million years ago, long before the West Antarctic ice sheet came into existence. At the end of the last ice age around 11,000 years ago, the ice sheet went through a period of rapid, sustained ice loss when changes in global weather patterns and rising sea levels pushed warm water closer to the ice sheet -- just as is happening today. Seroussi and Ivins suggest the mantle plume could facilitate this kind of rapid loss." https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/hot-news-from-the-antarctic-underground
  6. Current Television

    I enjoyed the first season a lot as well. It is based on the true story of two FBI agents delving into the reasons murderers and serials killers do what they do.
  7. The Scrapping of the Bounce is Imminent

    Terrible bounces happen so often every game that I am completely fine with it, just because it is unique doesn't make it a positive thing for the game. The ruck contest shouldn't be based on luck.
  8. 2015 the hottest year on record

    You could have compressed your post into a sentence and we would have got the same details from it. You speak of hogwash and then add it to the majority of your reply.
  9. 2015 the hottest year on record

    He has a youtube channel which he frequently posts videos on all kinds of topics related to global warming which are very interesting. The above video is excellent and goes into all the relevant details to do with the unusual changes in data that NASA and other organisations relase. His youtube videos are much shorter if the above is too long. https://www.youtube.com/user/TonyHeller1/videos?disable_polymer=1
  10. Podcasts

    I just finished listening to S-town which was very good. I occasionally listen to the Joe Rogan Experience when he has interesting guests on there which I would recommend checking out. For my more macabre interests there is one called "The Last Podcast On The Left" where 3 comedians go into depth about different serial killers, murders, war crimes and things like that which can be very funny at times and extremely morbid.
  11. Current Television

    Season 2 of Stranger Things was good but I don't think it lived up to the first season. I would go into more details but wouldn't want to spoil anyone.
  12. Top 10 Exciting Demons

    Thirty years is a bit too far back for me but in the last 20 odd years it is easily Jurrah
  13. Current Television

    If anyone is looking for a show I would recommend Taboo which stars Tom Hardy, thoroughly enjoyed it. Taboo Imdb
  14. I've heard some not so good stories about him from people in the business, hopefully he can come good for us
  15. Farewell Jack Watts

    My heart wants him to stay but my head says otherwise. This is one of those super tough times where you don't know which way to lean. All I hope is that he is happy with his choice.