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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 18, 2022 5:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attempted Assassination in Louisville
Replies: 41
Views: 2442

Re: Attempted Assassination in Louisville

Devil's advocate: I wonder if this was less an "assassination attempt" and more of a "self defense" while defending himself during a struggle? Or "but I didn't know the gun was loaded" which we hear all to often when a child is murdered or "I thought the safety wa...

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 17, 2022 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kamila Valieva doping case.
Replies: 62
Views: 4474

Re: Kamila Valieva doping case.

Such a sad ending for this poor girl’s Olympics complete with Johnny Weir cheering her demise. So disgusting. Maybe Johnny should coach the Us girls maybe they would skate better. I hope she makes a comeback. https://people.com/sports/beijing-olympics-tara-lipinski-johnny-weir-commentary-terse-russi...

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by NIKV69
Wed Feb 16, 2022 9:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Popular songs that you HATE
Replies: 95
Views: 6433

Re: Popular songs that you HATE

Big girls don’t cry by Fergie. A co-worker used to play it over and over omg

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by NIKV69
Tue Feb 15, 2022 6:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Prediction: This will have no impact upon Trump's fans
Replies: 25
Views: 2601

Re: Prediction: This will have no impact upon Trump's fans

Geeze. When will this drama ever end? I feel like every couple of months, some new details regarding T***p, his family or his business surface, but so far no one is behind bars. It's kinda frightening to think when all these smoke clears but no fire at the end. And that he's running again in 2024. ...

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by NIKV69
Tue Feb 15, 2022 6:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kamila Valieva doping case.
Replies: 62
Views: 4474

Re: Kamila Valieva doping case.

If being a minor protects her from positive doping tests then minors should not be allowed to compete. That is all. Perhaps the minimum age to be in the Olympics should be 18, the standard that a person is considered an adult legally in many countries, including the USA. The IOC has no real power, ...

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by NIKV69
Mon Feb 14, 2022 9:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kamila Valieva doping case.
Replies: 62
Views: 4474

Re: Kamila Valieva doping case.

It's getting even more stupid. The IOC now says that there won't be any medal ceremonies in any events that she medals in. So the other two clean winners won't be able to celebrate their achievement in public. This is because the latest decision was not by the IOC, it was an arbitrator (CAS) .Once ...

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by NIKV69
Mon Feb 14, 2022 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Super Bowl! (Does anyone really care?)
Replies: 49
Views: 3128

Re: The Super Bowl! (Does anyone really care?)

Cincy play calling was horrid, their defense played great but coaching was not prepared for the moment. LA's veterans got it done.

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by NIKV69
Mon Feb 14, 2022 6:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kamila Valieva doping case.
Replies: 62
Views: 4474

Re: Kamila Valieva doping case.

These allegations if upheld so Ms. Valieva cannot compete in the individual event will also have a terrible affect on her being able to make money on the post-Olympics show circuit, may put her future health at risk, and with the ongoing potential crises of Russia invading Ukraine just shows how ma...

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by NIKV69
Sun Feb 13, 2022 9:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kamila Valieva doping case.
Replies: 62
Views: 4474

Kamila Valieva doping case.

Hearing coming up. https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/winter-olympics/russian-figure-skater-kamila-valieva-will-testify-via-video-in-doping-case-hearing/ar-AATNIGz?ocid=msedgntp I kind of feel sorry for this girl. I am not well versed in the IOC drug rules but sometimes they seem silly. I kind of reme...

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by NIKV69
Sun Feb 13, 2022 12:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FedEx driver shot at by father & son
Replies: 25
Views: 2097

Re: FedEx driver shot at by father & son

The narrative so far has been taken from the statements that have been made and what is in the report. It does sound more racial that not. I am trying to see where in what has been reported that you are getting that it is "road rage". I haven't seen anything on that and that is the charge...

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by NIKV69
Sun Feb 13, 2022 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FedEx driver shot at by father & son
Replies: 25
Views: 2097

Re: FedEx driver shot at by father & son

NIK, what facts and evidence have you presented? Also, at what point does it become acceptable to shoot into a departing vehicle? This entire thing is under report and has been undergoing investigation by the police. So far no one has come out and said different from what the reports show, which is...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 12, 2022 10:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FedEx driver shot at by father & son
Replies: 25
Views: 2097

Re: FedEx driver shot at by father & son

Clutch101 wrote:
Again, nice dog whistle there Nik. You know dang well why they decided to play cops. Explain to me why they decided to put some holes into the guys van as he was driving away.


It sure sounds like you know so why don't you tell us? With facts and evidence of course.

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 12, 2022 8:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Super Bowl! (Does anyone really care?)
Replies: 49
Views: 3128

Re: The Super Bowl! (Does anyone really care?)

seb146 wrote:
I completely forgot he did a show! I am not into him anyway. I usually shop for us a few days in advance anyway, so we are set.


I didn't get up early enough, our safeway was a mob scene so I went to a smaller less busy store. Superbowl weekend in casino towns is awesome!

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 12, 2022 7:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FedEx driver shot at by father & son
Replies: 25
Views: 2097

Re: FedEx driver shot at by father & son

Please, tell me what you "think" is missing. Man wearing a FedEx uniform driving a van with "FedEx" on it is blocked leaving a driveway and it could be road rage? C'mon, your dog whistle is a bit too loud. Spare me the cheap sound bytes, Something triggered this encounter and I ...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 12, 2022 7:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FedEx driver shot at by father & son
Replies: 25
Views: 2097

Re: FedEx driver shot at by father & son

Something is missing in this story I will wait a bit. Could be possible road rage etc. Could be racism.

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 12, 2022 8:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Super Bowl! (Does anyone really care?)
Replies: 49
Views: 3128

Re: The Super Bowl! (Does anyone really care?)

seb146 wrote:

I made EVERYONE else work while I watched The Weeknd AND my Bucs won. And? :)


No the one where you called Adam Levine flabby! I took your gay card away for a week!

Anyway the worst part is going to grocery stores tomorrow I am getting there early!

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 12, 2022 6:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joe Rogan Spotify Contoversy
Replies: 66
Views: 4181

Re: Joe Rogan Spotify Contoversy

And People are comparing Joe Rogan to fox news and are making him out to be a right wing nut job. He is anything but right wing. Here is a video montage that proves it. (Warning: Some expletive language is heard in the clip) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QiejPMHhtTQ Identity politics have gotten ...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 12, 2022 6:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Super Bowl! (Does anyone really care?)
Replies: 49
Views: 3128

Re: The Super Bowl! (Does anyone really care?)

I kinda want the team who has not won in a long time to win. wait... who is playing? Baltimore Colts and Houston Oilers? I guess... Houston Oilers? oh.... I've just been informed it is the Rams (they are in Los Angeles now??) and Cincinnati Bengals? meh.... Bengals, I guess. I am all about Halftime...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 12, 2022 3:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5575
Views: 361855

Re: Russia invasion could begin any day, US warns

Well Psaki said the attack was imminent 2 weeks ago so it makes sense. :sarcastic:

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 12, 2022 1:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Super Bowl! (Does anyone really care?)
Replies: 49
Views: 3128

Re: The Super Bowl! (Does anyone really care?)

Been going to the same SB party for last 12 years will be there Sunday. GO CINCY!

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 11, 2022 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Downfall: The case against Boeing.
Replies: 278
Views: 43387

Re: Downfall: The case against Boeing.

Though I don't understand why they didn't at least tell the airlines to do the training. In the end money will be paid and it will be a memory. Quite sad actually. In the sales contract with at least a few airlines there was a clause that Boeing would have to pay a hefty penalty per pilot in case f...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 11, 2022 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Downfall: The case against Boeing.
Replies: 278
Views: 43387

Re: Downfall: The case against Boeing.

I just see it as a rehash of what everyone on this site already knows. There are nuances and caveats that will never be covered on that show. The indie wire accurately points out that it is the same business issue major companies always used. Boeing's screwups on the 737 max were insanely bad. Espe...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 11, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 564
Views: 21182

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Garage

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 11, 2022 7:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Freedom Convoy 2022" in Canada
Replies: 507
Views: 26627

Re: "Freedom Convoy 2022" in Canada

FWIW, the federal government cannot remove mask mandates and vaccine passport requirements - those are provincial jurisdiction. These truckers won’t be able to cross the border regardless of what Canada does; the US doesn’t allow it, and we don’t have land borders with anyone else. I'm not sure wha...

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 10, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Bob Saget
Replies: 24
Views: 1701

Re: RIP Bob Saget

Could be the same thing that happened to Liam Neeson’s wife. Hit her head by accident and didn’t seek medical attention. Went to sleep.

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 10, 2022 10:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Freedom Convoy 2022" in Canada
Replies: 507
Views: 26627

Re: "Freedom Convoy 2022" in Canada

...childish Canadians who don’t understand the difference between freedom and public health needs like masks are ‘fed up with this stuff’...fixed it for you. Yes “trust the science” I know Also, we just had an election. Canadians are free to write to their MPs to demand that they show no confidence...

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 10, 2022 12:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Freedom Convoy 2022" in Canada
Replies: 507
Views: 26627

Re: "Freedom Convoy 2022" in Canada

stratable wrote:
Foreign influence that’s overstepping the line.


All I see is Canadian flags buddy. Can’t you except that Canada may be fed up with this stuff and a horrible leader? Jeez. :sarcastic:

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by NIKV69
Wed Feb 09, 2022 10:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL player gets grace period before arrest.
Replies: 17
Views: 1169

Re: NFL player gets grace period before arrest.

That is their story to tell. As the article states, when contacted, he cooperated. NIK's point is the average Joe-blow would not have been given such latitude, even if he agreed to 'cooperate.' Why the special treatment? :checkmark: Wealth privilege BS. We see it every day on all types of crimes co...

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by NIKV69
Tue Feb 08, 2022 10:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL player gets grace period before arrest.
Replies: 17
Views: 1169

Re: NFL player gets grace period before arrest.

And still, reading the article. “We got in touch with NFL security about 10:00 in the morning and let them know that he (Kamara) was a suspect in the case, and they located him, and he was already on the field,” McGrath told the Current via phone. “So, they contacted him and he agreed to meet with ...

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by NIKV69
Tue Feb 08, 2022 10:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Individual gold medalist at five different Olympic Games: Ireen Wüst
Replies: 5
Views: 579

Re: Individual gold medalist at five different Olympic Games: Ireen Wüst

An incredible achievement. Maybe get her on the National Mens soccer team so they can break through? :duck:

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by NIKV69
Tue Feb 08, 2022 9:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL player gets grace period before arrest.
Replies: 17
Views: 1169

Re: NFL player gets grace period before arrest.

???? it seem to me from actually reading the article, that Hotel Security made the choice to diffuse the situation, take names and let the LVPD sort it out through an investigation. The LVPD didn't let Kamara leave the hotel. Even after the arrest, he was out on bail . Wish I could believe that but...

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by NIKV69
Tue Feb 08, 2022 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL player gets grace period before arrest.
Replies: 17
Views: 1169

NFL player gets grace period before arrest.

https://lasvegassun.com/news/2022/feb/08/police-video-captured-attack-involving-saints-play/?fbclid=IwAR2TTQ9QbKOU4nWLiQpoSXlSOI66v_O9vxTkeseIJfzjUKiKZtEKhj0QDKU I am a huge supporter of LVMPD but what on earth is this? The Cromwell escorted them to Valet so they could leave? No, you call 911 and gi...

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by NIKV69
Tue Feb 08, 2022 8:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Freedom Convoy 2022" in Canada
Replies: 507
Views: 26627

Re: "Freedom Convoy 2022" in Canada

In the RW news and there is a lot of it, they talked about the freedom convoy but just to show what a coward the Canadian PM is. Not a single word or sentence about what the feedom convoy actually is or who is funding them. While admittedly Trudeau could have handled it much better, they were just ...

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by NIKV69
Tue Feb 08, 2022 8:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Legitimate Political Discourse?
Replies: 38
Views: 2147

Re: Legitimate Political Discourse?

Democrats try to run on issues while Republicans insist voter fraud by Democrats and Killary and Barak Hussein Obama born in Kenya and child trafficking from a pizza parlor are legitimate reasons to take away voting and speech from legal Americans and demand an election be reversed. I have not seen...

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by NIKV69
Tue Feb 08, 2022 8:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Legitimate Political Discourse?
Replies: 38
Views: 2147

Re: Legitimate Political Discourse?

Ken777 wrote:
fat boy Trump.


You are really going far toward improving the discourse. :sarcastic:

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by NIKV69
Tue Feb 08, 2022 6:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Legitimate Political Discourse?
Replies: 38
Views: 2147

Re: Legitimate Political Discourse?

The days of legitimate political discourse are long gone and if you think it's strictly a GOP thing well there isn't much left to discuss.

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by NIKV69
Tue Feb 08, 2022 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joe Rogan Spotify Contoversy
Replies: 66
Views: 4181

Re: Joe Rogan Spotify Contoversy

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/worl ... 09557.html

Not sure what Spotify is paying him but wow.
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Interesting.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/worl ... 09557.html

Not sure what Spotify is paying him but wow.

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by NIKV69
Tue Feb 08, 2022 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your favorite city skyline?
Replies: 53
Views: 3518

Re: Your favorite city skyline?

There is only one.

Las Vegas

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by NIKV69
Mon Feb 07, 2022 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier and Spirit to Merge!
Replies: 477
Views: 64753

Re: Frontier and Spirit to Merge!

Sad to see another airline go, certainly making spotting less interesting in many places, but just seems the way things are going these days. From a spotting perspective, I like both airlines (they certainly brighten up any airport) but given a choice between keeping this: 5115321,4934987 and this:...

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by NIKV69
Sun Feb 06, 2022 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 564
Views: 21182

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Zoom

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 05, 2022 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Freedom Convoy 2022" in Canada
Replies: 507
Views: 26627

Re: "Freedom Convoy 2022" in Canada

ACDC8 wrote:
So here in Vancouver, counter protestors have set up road blocks to prevent the convoy from reaching any hospital or vaccine clinics.

Time to sit back, have some popcorn and watch the entertainment :rotfl:


Be careful what you wish for. Let's hope this doesn't escalate.

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 05, 2022 11:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis Police fatally shoot Black man during warrant
Replies: 121
Views: 6131

Re: Minneapolis Police fatally shoot Black man during warrant

Then, it’s the police and prosecutors job to make it safe, but since the George Floyd murder, we’ve seen murder and mayhem increase, not decrease. We’ve seen big city prosecutors fail in their primary duty to the public, even openly admit, they’re not prosecuting crime because it’s “”discriminatory...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 05, 2022 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis Police fatally shoot Black man during warrant
Replies: 121
Views: 6131

Re: Minneapolis Police fatally shoot Black man during warrant

If you agree with that then I suggest you diversify your news sources and step outside your bubble. There's been several pro-2nd ammendment marches organized by black groups across the country in the past few years. Guess what, there was no legislation proposed by noon on those days. Exactly, I fin...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 05, 2022 9:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis Police fatally shoot Black man during warrant
Replies: 121
Views: 6131

Re: Minneapolis Police fatally shoot Black man during warrant

So now a legally armed American citizen can't try and defend himself from armed intruders? Give me a break. I commend you on supporting American citizens legally owning a firearm and using it for self defense. Unless of course your name is Kyle. :sarcastic: Did the Police identify themselves?. I wo...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 05, 2022 6:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis Police fatally shoot Black man during warrant
Replies: 121
Views: 6131

Re: Minneapolis Police fatally shoot Black man during warrant

Why does he need a reason? If it's his right to legally own a weapon, isn't the question kind of spurious? No, we sure get a ton of anti gun sentiment here even with legal ownership it is sure refreshing that all of a sudden we get support for the right to bear arms. In any case it was his right to...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 05, 2022 5:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis Police fatally shoot Black man during warrant
Replies: 121
Views: 6131

Re: Minneapolis Police fatally shoot Black man during warrant

MPD conducted a no-knock warrant at an apartment, a Black man named Amir Locke was under a blanket and pulled out a pistol, leading the police to fatally shoot him. Authorities said he was not the subject of the warrant, and he legally carried the firearm. No-knock search warrants have now been sus...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 05, 2022 5:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Replies: 51
Views: 5101

Re: 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualification

Welcome to Minnesota. The first thing you should know about being here in the winter is it's cold, REALLY cold, and we consider 25-30 degrees Fahrenheit to be a heat wave. I wonder why they didn't or couldn't use US Bank Stadium since that's indoors. Because that would take their advantage away sin...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 05, 2022 3:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Washington selects Commanders as new NFL team name
Replies: 87
Views: 5554

Re: Updated: Washington selects Commanders as new NFL team name

ltbewr wrote:
If playing badly they could be nicknamed this Commodes. ;)
Means “a portable toilet, especially one on a chair-like frame with wheels, as for an invalid.”


You can definitely call their division that.

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