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by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 2018 Nebraska Elections
Replies: 18
Views: 511

Re: 2018 Nebraska Elections

Ricketts is responsible for pushing candidates to unseat those brave enough to stand for Western values and the Enlightnment ideas, helping facilitate this abomination, and illegally securing the drugs necessary to achieve his diabolical ends. I could probably use less loaded language, but I'm not ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 2018 Nebraska Elections
Replies: 18
Views: 511

Re: 2018 Nebraska Elections

Pete Ricketts is going to win easily. Hes on "Team Republican" and hes got millions. He can't be beat. There is not even a sliver of a chance that Ricketts would not get re-elected.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 270
Views: 6552

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

This game reminded me of when Nebraska Football teams are playing super lame inferior teams. .......You got nothing to gain by playing teams like this and everything to lose.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 178
Views: 4887

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

The problem for Nebraska was 6ft 10in 250 pound freshman Bruno Fernando. He was too much to handle for Issaih Roby. He owned Roby from the start and without help Roby was powerless to stop him. As good as Roby is hes not in Brunos league. Bruno is ready to play in the NBA right now. For the first 7 ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 178
Views: 4887

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

I was listening to the AM radio Monday and caught Tom Shatel for a few minutes. I enjoy hearing Tom Shatel's opinion and reading his articles but sometimes hes in left field. Monday on the radio he was all but saying Nebraska has no chance of making the big dance. I thinks Tom's blind. I think Nebra...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Ralston Arena (72 and Q)
Replies: 312
Views: 50225

Re: Ralston Arena (72 and Q)

Another front page article in Sundays paper confirming that the Ralston arena is hopelessly incapable of making a profit or even breaking even. The article says that they are sacrificing everything else in order to make payments on the arena. You got to wonder if they don't end up bull dozing that a...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Doug McDermott
Replies: 250
Views: 11266

Re: Doug McDermott

Houston won and Mcdermott scored 8 points in 32 minutes. Probably not what the Mavericks were hoping for.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Korver in the NBA
Replies: 47
Views: 4096

Re: Korver in the NBA

After the big trade Cleveland was short handed tonight so Korver played most of the game and scored 30 points! After trading off half the team Cleveland was able to beat Atlanta tonight 123 to 107. Ditching Isaih Thomas was a great move. Thomas looks like an old man when he walks. Tyrone Lue's hot s...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Sorenson Park Plaza
Replies: 204
Views: 33765

Re: Sorenson Park Plaza

I wish them luck. I know a guy who used to manage for Applebee's. Not the best clientele and hard to staff that location. I'd place some odds that the same was the demise of Golden Corral. I drive by that area a couple of times a week but don't really pay attention but that Golden Corral is still l...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Westgate Plaza (Mangelsen's)
Replies: 5
Views: 195

Re: Westgate Plaza (Mangelsen's)

They just built a Dollar Tree at the York interchange. I wonder if they are expanding in the region, or if Dollar Trees naturally multiply over time. Dollar Tree has become an absolute hit with the old ladies. They luv the Dollar Tree. I have not seen anything like this since I was a kid back at Wo...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 270
Views: 6552

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

"thankfully we have one of the best shooters in the country on our team and he stepped up again and hit a big shot" Thats one way of spinning an ugly reckless Creighton finish to the game but a more truthful account would be........ The so called "best shooter" took an ill advis...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: The new USS Omaha
Replies: 15
Views: 1438

Re: The new USS Omaha

There are 4 of my Omaha Skyline Photos hanging in the ship! I was really shocked when they buyer told me where they photos were heading. Its good to see you get the recognition you deserve Brad and a piece of the millions of dollars flying around this project. I know its not nice to kiss and tell b...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 927
Views: 118617

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

I noticed channel 3 has recently put up a nice big black security fence around the parking lots. Might be a good idea considering we do have a few folks out there that follow these female newscasters a little too closely for comfort. :yes:
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 178
Views: 4887

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Best player for NU, Palmer, Roby or someone else? Its Palmer but Roby has the best chance of being famous someday in the NBA. I could see Copeland making the NBA someday too. I had looked forward to last nights national televised NBA game between Cleveland and Houston. I thought Houston might beat ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: New OPS Superintendent
Replies: 48
Views: 2722

Re: OPS Superintendent opening down to 0 again

Reading the front page article in Saturdays paper I could not help but be taken back. The article told about the newly hired Superintendent sitting in the airport the day after she had been hired. The couple next to her had a newspaper that had a front page article telling about the hiring of the Su...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: The new USS Omaha
Replies: 15
Views: 1438

Re: The new USS Omaha

Big Party in San Diego this weekend as they commissioned the USS Omaha. Everybody was there from Mayor Stothert to the Pizza King Willie Theisen. Governor Ricketts was there as was Don Bacon. Even Ivanka Trump was there as the official "Ship Sponsor" as she proclaimed at the podium "M...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 270
Views: 6552

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

[quote="Omaha Cowboy"] Admittedly, Grandpa has upped the anti and increased his college basketball knowledge over the past year.. But Grandpa speaks out of turn on this one.. Barring injury, Khyri Thomas (Taz) is definitely a top notch NBA prospect../quote] I have watched more basketball g...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Feb 02, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 270
Views: 6552

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Actually in the Husker thread on page one, you said Nebraska would be lucky to win 10 games this year. Greg I did say that because at that point in the season Nebraska looked hopeless and terrible.........and then suddenly almost out of nowhere this poorly coached team that did not play well as a t...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 270
Views: 6552

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Creighton had no chance against Villanova. Epperson is not near good enough to be playing in a game against a team of this caliber. Martin Krampelj getting injured for the season has left Creighton in a funk. I actually think Nebraska has a team that is by far more talented then Creighton. If the Ne...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Restaurants Hot Seat
Replies: 36
Views: 2587

Re: Restaurants Hot Seat

We got another one of those Beer places out here in Millard that is flopping harder then a 300 pound man at a hotel swimming pool. Its the LOCAL Beer, Patio and Kitchen. The only way they have not lost a ton of money is if the Landlord gave them the first 2 years free. The place is always dead. By n...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Berkshire , Amazon and JP Morgan Healthcare
Replies: 5
Views: 245

Re: Berkshire , Amazon and JP Morgan Healthcare

Those companies are big alright, but they ain't even near big enough to take on the greedy doctors, dentists, hospitals and drug companies. I guarantee it!
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Jan 27, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Oak View Mall - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 184
Views: 15044

Re: Oak View Mall - Redevelopment Plan

Heard last nigh that Village Inn by Oakview closed. Not on my go to list so will not miss it. Check the VI web site and it is no longer listed. Google shows it as permanently closed and has reviews as recent as 10 days ago. The other part I heard was that someone else has bought the property. Anyon...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Jan 26, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I will pay.....really
Replies: 1
Views: 235

Re: I will pay.....really

Now whats up Detroit .......you been hitting the sauce too hard or what :lol: :lol: Why cant you use the search function on the OWH web site and then when you find what you are looking for copy it off the net or call them up and see if they have a print copy you can purchase.
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 178
Views: 4887

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

I imagined that Nebraska would melt down this game but they never came close to it. Nebraska was taller and more talented then Rutgers and it was obvious from the start. Nebraska was confident from start to finish. There still was way too much ball hogging and lack of team work. The announcers see i...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 178
Views: 4887

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

I hope Nebraska wins tonight but odds are against it. Nebraska still has too many players ball hogging the ball instead of passing it. Coach Miles has clearly lost this team. Much like it was for MIke Riley this is going to get real ugly these last few games for Miles. Miles will walk away from Nebr...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Park East District
Replies: 40
Views: 1975

Re: Park East District

Why the Quarters? “It’s what you make of it,” said Swan. He said the name nods to the area’s living and working quarters and can refer also to its 25th Street artery. "It's what you make of it", i.e. it's a poorly thought out name that was published in the OWH by someone who probably know...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Buffalo Wild Wings (132nd & Maple)
Replies: 11
Views: 1683

Re: Buffalo Wild Wings (132nd & Maple)

I never eat wings. Wings are for the old ladies and the critters not me :sly:
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)
Replies: 225
Views: 24775

Re: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)

Well, if the airport won't do it how about the Omaha International Arena? We don't need any help from you people in Detroit to come up with a name for our Arena..........Now when the time comes to tear the arena down and we are looking for experts on how to screw up an arena implosion you can be as...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Business
Topic: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)
Replies: 225
Views: 24775

Re: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)

I really think Century Link will sign up again. More then likely the only way that Century Link will continue to have their name on the side of that arena is if no other company out there is interested. Century LInk must of come in and under bid what MECA was asking and when MECA refused to lower t...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)
Replies: 225
Views: 24775

Re: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)

CenturyLink Center could get new name; MECA hopes new naming rights contract will bring in over $10 million http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/centurylink-center-could-get-new-name-meca-hopes-new-naming/article_1ad979de-fb9c-11e7-83b2-6bd1550fd044.html The Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Aut...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Omaha World Herald
Replies: 349
Views: 37127

Re: The Omaha World Herald

So basically the OWH finally realized that the paywall wasn't working, so they switched to a survey wall and are giving subscribers a bunch of relatively worthless added features? As a paying subscriber I would say the new version appears to be much better. You log on to the site and now there are ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 178
Views: 4887

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Maybe a season saving shot from Palmer last night. Big time clutch play. Ridiculously difficult shot to pull off as well. When asked what he thought about that last game winning shot coach Miles replied "I would rather be lucky then good." That summed up the situation well. It was a horri...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 927
Views: 118617

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

damonhynes wrote:Lauren Scott: Gone. No info as to where. This one hurts.


Just how many posters of news girls do you have on your bedroom wall anyway? :lol:
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 178
Views: 4887

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Did anyone else that watched the game last night hear the Color guy talk about Baby Blue in the Railroad district around Pinnacle? He went on and on about how good it was and how it was a surprise in the midwest. I did hear that. He said it was amazing some place so far from the sea had good sushi....
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odds of President Trump making it the full 4 years.
Replies: 16
Views: 981

Re: Odds of President Trump making it the full 4 years.

GrandpaaSmucker wrote:50%

Trumps seriously on the ropes about now and the hits keep coming...........hes got a 50/50 chance of finishing the term at best.


Time for a new update. Things have not gotten any better over the past 6 months. Trumps chances of lasting the entire 4 years can't be no better then 33%
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Suburb vs Urban Transportation
Replies: 34
Views: 389

Re: Omaha transportation's $7.4B future

Garrett wrote:We also killed grocery stores.


Was that you guys that did that? Something sure did. The only decent grocery stores left are the Hy-Vee's....the rest of em are a bunch of $heetholes!
by GrandpaaSmucker
Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 178
Views: 4887

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Nuts Nebraska 74 Penn St 76 (OT) This was a pathetic loss. Penn State is not a good team. Unlike the last 4 or 5 teams Nebraska has played Penn State had no superstar player that could take over the game. The game was tied up with 20 seconds or so left in the game and Nebraska had the ball and call...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Suburb vs Urban Transportation
Replies: 34
Views: 389

Re: Omaha transportation's $7.4B future

It's a different world out there... It almost makes me wish there was a political divide at I-680 and I-80 to Harrison, and anything west and north of that takes care of itself. Hmm, I'm beginning to think that half of the city couldn't come close to being able to afford all the niceties its experi...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Suburb vs Urban Transportation
Replies: 34
Views: 389

Re: 1200 Landmark Center

Sounds similar to why people stared migrating to the suburbs in the first place. To shove all the poor non white people into a dense urban core so they could have their house, car, new schools, etc. Sounds to me like you got your history lessons from an inaccurate source. I don't need to read what ...
by GrandpaaSmucker
Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Suburb vs Urban Transportation
Replies: 34
Views: 389

Suburb vs Urban Transportation

HR Paperstacks wrote:Oh quit being such a partisan hack. Both sides are guilty of writing off a section of the city. You want people to take you seriously and work with you on solutions?


Well if were going to go that route then I'll say it.......I think your still fit to be tied that Hillary lost :fruit:

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