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by MadMartin8
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modifications to eOmahaForums
Replies: 740
Views: 68209

Re: Modifications to eOmahaForums

I recently moved some posts out of a transportation thread that spiralled into a one condemning Millinials for ruining the world, and put it in the Bar & Grill forum, but nothing was deleted. I will probably do the same thing tonight with the Landmark thread. You know people like to hijack thre...
by MadMartin8
Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 162
Views: 4685

Re: Creighton Basketball 2016-2017

Creighton getting run out of the gym in the first half. Guess that's why Xavier is top ten.

Maybe Xavier can pull a Creighton and fall apart in the second half?
by MadMartin8
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Berkshire Hathaway Business News
Replies: 55
Views: 5953

Re: Berkshire Hathaway Business News

Several OWH Stories about Berkshire Hathaway: Berkshire Hathaway adds 2 top executives as vice chairmen, fueling speculation about Warren Buffett's successor http://www.omaha.com/money/berkshire-hathaway-adds-top-executives-as-vice-chairmen-fueling-speculation/article_b8bf5342-f603-11e7-820b-d70a5e...
by MadMartin8
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 100
Views: 2601

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Linkin5 wrote:
Coyote wrote:
Coyote wrote:Rumors abound about a starter leaving the team

Jordy Tshimanga ?


Looks like it is, this is a seriously questionable move transferring right in the middle of league play.



Yikes...what the heck happened to cause that?
by MadMartin8
Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 162
Views: 4685

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Coyote wrote:Butler 74
Creighton 85


A good win, had to hold home court. Tough sledding coming up with the next two.

How awesome has Martin Krampelj been? Dare I say he's filled the shoes left by Patton wonderfully.
by MadMartin8
Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2018 Wish List
Replies: 16
Views: 639

Re: 2018 Wish List

Greg S wrote:3. Outdoor ice rink suitable for hockey (and covered)


That'd be interesting to see....I'm trying to think of one nearby that exists?
by MadMartin8
Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Pollstar top 200 Venues 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 255

Re: Pollstar top 200 Venues 2017

Thanks Cowboy for posting the link, I was wondering what criteria was used in ranking (so, it's ticket sales). It's also important to note that this is tracking just concerts, not other events, I assume.
by MadMartin8
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 655
Views: 61195

Re: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)

RUMOR: from a source I trust, there is a major Omaha employer with no presence in downtown currently that will occupy the office component of this project. He declined to say who they were but said it will be major news. He didn't not know of that meant more height than the most recent site plan. H...
by MadMartin8
Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 162
Views: 4685

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Creighton finally wins AT Georgetown; this time they absolutely crushed them, 90 to 66. Probably the best I've seen them play so far this season. The Jays runnning Georgetown and Patrick Ewing off their home court?.. Priceless :thumb: ... Ciao..LiO...Peace Absolutely essential they got this win, co...
by MadMartin8
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 162
Views: 4685

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Creighton finally wins AT Georgetown; this time they absolutely crushed them, 90 to 66. Probably the best I've seen them play so far this season.
by MadMartin8
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017-18 UNO Hockey
Replies: 23
Views: 1027

Re: 2017-18 UNO Hockey

Brad wrote:Omaha goes in to the “palace on the prairie” in Grand Forks and beats #6 North Dakota by a score of 4-1! Go Mavs!



That's huge! Some good results this year...and some not good results so far, but there is definitely a strong basis for the future with the new coach.
by MadMartin8
Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stroud's @ VP is CLOSED
Replies: 182
Views: 18623

Re: Stroud's Pan-Fried Chicken (former Mimi's @ Village Pointe)

Brad wrote:Heard some 3rd hand information strouds has closed.



Grandpa got one right! :thumb:
by MadMartin8
Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 162
Views: 4685

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Coyote wrote:#25 Creighton 53
#23 Seton Hall 42 (Half)

Keep it up....


True to form, they fail in the second half and lose. If basketball was a one half game, Creighton would be final four...but alas, it isn't.
by MadMartin8
Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 1202

Re: Nebraska Football 2018

Coyote wrote:Tanner Lee leaving for the NFL:

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Hmm... Interesting choice, but maybe the idea of next year not fitting into the system got to him?
by MadMartin8
Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 1202

Re: Nebraska Football 2018

Omaha Cowboy wrote:


Pretty fantastic news :thumb: ...

Ciao..LiO...Peace



I think that makes it all of the major COY Awards, he swept them.
by MadMartin8
Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 50
Views: 3255

Re: New Kiewit HQ

I think they can be a tie breaker but by and large companies decide where they want to go and use incentive offers as bargaining chips too get a sweeter deal where they were going to go anyway. Hard to disagree with this one.. Good point :thumb: ... Ciao..LiO...Peace When I made my original post, I...
by MadMartin8
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:11 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 50
Views: 3255

Re: New Kiewit HQ

I think they can be a tie breaker but by and large companies decide where they want to go and use incentive offers as bargaining chips too get a sweeter deal where they were going to go anyway. Hard to disagree with this one.. Good point :thumb: ... Ciao..LiO...Peace When I made my original post, I...
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017 NCAA Volleyball
Replies: 37
Views: 1086

Re: 2017 NCAA Volleyball

Crazy dominant performance in that champ game for Nebraska outside of the one set. I was a little worried after the third set, but going up 10-2 in the fourth it was Husker dominance!One for the Thumb. Big E wrote: I didn't think Scott Frost would get us a National Championship so quick. Anyway, ni...
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017 NCAA Volleyball
Replies: 37
Views: 1086

Re: 2017 NCAA Volleyball

Crazy dominant performance in that champ game for Nebraska outside of the one set.
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 50
Views: 3255

Re: New Kiewit HQ

Well according to a post over on DSM's forum the IT department for Kiewit will be staying in their current building. I checked with a friend who is a senior IT manager at Kiewit and she stated IT may eventually be going downtown as well. Greg That is also what I heard earlier today. As for working ...
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 16, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 50
Views: 3255

Re: New Kiewit HQ

Well according to a post over on DSM's forum the IT department for Kiewit will be staying in their current building. I checked with a friend who is a senior IT manager at Kiewit and she stated IT may eventually be going downtown as well. Greg That is also what I heard earlier today. As for working ...
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 1202

Re: Nebraska Football 2018

Didn't Martinez also just have shoulder surgery? Might want to make sure they keep the other QBs just in case.
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 50
Views: 3255

Re: New Kiewit HQ

Getting more folks in the area is the goal, regardless of height, in the long run this will be a great district (which we will still complain about here....for reasons). Be curious to see the impact on the area they are leaving, though. Also, what are the chances of them saying "so long" t...
by MadMartin8
Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: New Kiewit HQ
Replies: 50
Views: 3255

Re: New Kiewit HQ

8 to 10 story building potentially?
by MadMartin8
Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 162
Views: 4685

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Khyri Thomas 18th best draft pick according to bleacher report: 2018 NBA Draft Big Board: Top 50 Players 1 Month into CBB Season Now packing a bigger punch offensively, Khyri Thomas has made a strong impression early, averaging 16.1 points, shooting 62.1 percent inside the arc and 43.9 percent behi...
by MadMartin8
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18
Replies: 100
Views: 2601

Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Coming off the lost to CU, this is either going to be the best time or worst time to face Kansas for Nebraska. KU has lost 2 straight. So either they will be down or mad as you know what. Unfortunately I think it's the worst time to face them. Greg KU seems to be in a bit of disarray, having watche...
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 162
Views: 4685

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

MadMartin8 wrote:Crappy half shooting by Creighton. Missing open looks and playing sloppy, terrible ball yet again.

Looks like only Ronnie and Toby showed up to play, again.


Thank goodness folks woke up in the second half. Jays win 75-65 and I believe take a series lead. 7 straight wins in the series.
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 162
Views: 4685

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Crappy half shooting by Creighton. Missing open looks and playing sloppy, terrible ball yet again.

Looks like only Ronnie and Toby showed up to play, again.
by MadMartin8
Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 66
Views: 7763

Re: Conagra campus development plans

This thread is entirely too positive, and doesn't fit the normal reactions here. It's making me uncomfortable :? Here, let me include some random negativity: -In the rendering it didn't include a Light Rail/Monorail/BRT/APC/MBT/AARP/whatever -Des Moines is likely going to get a similar development, ...
by MadMartin8
Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2576
Views: 256777

Re: Official: Capitol District

NovakOmaha wrote:
MadMartin8 wrote:Yeah...but Lincoln and KC have...... :(

:mrgreen:


And Oklahoma City has, and Boston has, and Fargo has..... :D


Fargo? Now you're just being silly!
by MadMartin8
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2576
Views: 256777

Re: Official: Capitol District

Annie’s Irish Pub Beer Can Alley The Exchange J. Gilbert's Lighthouse Pizza Is this your wish list or actual If wish list I would take a Yard House. http://www.yardhouse.com/home These are actual “gets”. All 5 should be open by sometime this March/2018... Ciao..LiO...Peace Yeah...but Lincoln and KC...
by MadMartin8
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Canfield Plaza (84th & Center)
Replies: 39
Views: 5561

Re: Canfield Plaza (84th & Center)

I always wondered how long they would last once Scheels and others broke into the market.
by MadMartin8
Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 258
Views: 22896

Re: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)

I heard a rumor last weekend I absolutely hate and many on here will too. I hope to God it isn't true. Rumor is Mutual of Omaha is relocating its headquarters here. Not just the bank. Everything. Depression/anger commence. That doesn't surprise me in the slightest to be honest. I was wondering what...
by MadMartin8
Sun Dec 03, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 162
Views: 4685

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Getting kind of nervous that Creighton will be lucky to get to .500 in conference play.
by MadMartin8
Sat Dec 02, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2576
Views: 256777

Re: Official: Capitol District

Capitol District has already consumed one surface lot. It's hard to compare Haymarket (more like Old Market) to this area surrounding a CenturyLink complex with arose from a rail yard. It really isn't a bad evolution. Establish your anchor convention center/arena, served by surface lots. As the sur...
by MadMartin8
Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 162
Views: 4685

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Not sure what's going on the the second half of these games, they just mysteriously go cold. Too tired from running in the first half?
by MadMartin8
Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Restaurants Hot Seat
Replies: 19
Views: 1494

Re: Restaurants Hot Seat

Strouds. I have been there 3 times and its been almost dead. Whatever magic they had in Kansas City does not seem to translate here. I see them closing in 2018. I have no complaints. Firebirds next door is always packed. If your track record holds, Strouds will be here in Omaha for at least a centu...
by MadMartin8
Mon Nov 27, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 491
Views: 10919

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

So? Where are all of Nebraska's so-called fiscal conservatives and budget hawks when it comes to the magnitude and duration of these severance payments? Right here. As I posted earlier, the entirety of the NU administration that signed off on Riley's extension should be fired for cause. I believe t...
by MadMartin8
Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 491
Views: 10919

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Sweet mercy goodness, Dear Athletic Director Moos, just end this. I'm not even a fan and this is painful to see.
by MadMartin8
Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018
Replies: 162
Views: 4685

Re: Creighton Basketball 2017-2018

Honestly, it wasn't like Baylor was even holding back the Jays, the Jays just missed a whole lot of gimmie shots. These games sometimes happen, I am just glad it happened against a ranked team. Have to bounce back the rest of the Non Con and not let any weak games slip through. Plus, keeping it clos...

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