Merry Wednesday, y’all!
How’s the new comment system working? I didn’t get a chance to log on yesterday, so today will be my first exposure to the new system, other than what I saw in the tutorial. @I can’t wait to try it out@. It had better not interrupt the important work we do here. You know, discussing beer, laying our 2-year-olds down for naps, etc. As long as we all remember to blame Ponder, it should work out alright.
Around the DN since our last open thread:
Wludford shares some Vikings OL news and chit-chat.
SB Nation announced the launch of the new format after an earlier announcement that it was on the way.
Other Vikings/NFL news, other sports news, and random oddities and annoyances:
From NFL.com, DT Mike Daniels signed a one-year deal with the Bengals worth up to $2.7 million. Also from NFL.com, the NFL lifted its ban on tryouts, but kept health-related limits in place.
From ESPN, Bill Barnwell mentions the Packers and Seahawks among teams that are most likely to decline. I don’t agree with the Seahawks being in there, I have no problem with the rest.
From FoxNews, more ugly details have emerged regarding Derrius Guice and the incidents that led to his arrest.
We come to today’s media selection:
Here’s a video of highlights from the Vikings 2019-20 season. Enjoy!
Again, we all know the rules, but in case someone is new:
-No discussion of politics or religion
-No feeding of the trolls
-Take the gender hatred elsewhere, it won’t be tolerated
-Keep the bad language to a minimum (using the spoiler tags, if you must)
-If discussing a newer show or movie, please use spoiler tags
-No pictures that could get someone fired or in serious trouble with their employer
-If you can’t disagree in a civil manner, feel free to go away
-While navigating the open thread, just assume it’s sarcasm.
With that, the beer light is on and the bar is open. Belly up & tie one on. Don’t wash your hands, touch each other’s faces often, and try the finger food