Your “Just the Hobo Facts, Ma’am” Sunday Night NFL Football Open Thread

-The term ‘hobo’ came about in the northwest United States in the late 1800’s.

-Strictly speaking, a hobo is a homeless person that travels from place to place to find temporary work. The Spanish word for hobo is obrero temporal. In Arabic it is almutasharid.

-Hobos tended to avoid the South because they would be sent to forced-labor camps.

-The National Hobo Convention takes place every year in Britt, Iowa.

-Robert “Sidetrack” Silveria Jr. was a serial killer that admitted to killing 28 fellow hobos before he turned himself in. He is currently serving two life sentences in Wyoming.

-Famous individuals that lived the lifestyle for a period of time include Jack Dempsey, Louis L’Amour, Jack London, George Orwell, Robert Mitchum, William O. Douglas and of course, Woody Guthrie and Jack Kerouac.

-During the Great Depression it was estimated that as many as two million men resorted to ‘hobo-ing’.

-“Wild Boys of the Road”, a 1933 film about teenage boys forced to adopt the lifestyle due to financial pressure, has an 88% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

TO THE GAME!

Eagles/Niners:

-Here’s the Philly wr corpse-Ward, Hightower, Burnette, Fulgham and Butler. Aside from Ward they have 18 receptions this year. As well, Jason Peters was just put on IR and they only have 3 healthy corners.

-Deebo is back on a limited snap count and Kittles owners aren’t feeling as helpless as a kitten up a tree.

-Mullens threw for 343 and a TD last week without those weapons but it was the porous Giants so take that with a grain of something.

-Wentz has thrown two interceptions in each game this year-expect that to continue.

Have at it.

 

 

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Mr. Ayo
Mr. Ayo
Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

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Viva La Tabula Raza

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Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

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Viva La Tabula Raza

I’ve seen a lot of different competitions at the local rodeo, but that is one that has not yet been featured. Figure that would be a headliner, like the bronco-busting or the bull-riding.

TheRevanchist

It’s all fun and games until the horse eats some Chipotle.

Viva La Tabula Raza

I must say that the UberEats ad with Skywalker and Picard is just absurd enough to make me giggle. But they are showing it too often.

Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

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Viva La Tabula Raza

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Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

I actually enjoyed the game.

Viva La Tabula Raza

Considering I don’t really care about either team, I found it satisfactorily entertaining.

Recovery Whiskey

Thank you all for making that less terrible

Joliet Jake Delhomme

Thank you for taking the needles off of the cactus before you shoved it up my ass.

Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

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Viva La Tabula Raza
WCS

Two Niners each the pass out of the other’s hands. Ouch.

Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

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Viva La Tabula Raza

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Mr. Ayo

HOX!!!

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Recovery Whiskey

Beat hard was a little short

Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

THAT WHAT SHE………

Doktor Zymm

That’s how you get an anticlimax

Dunstan

Good to know. My uncle’s been wondering how to do that for a while.

Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

Warp sex.

hippofant

MY PSYCHOLOGIST SAID…

Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

THE WATER WAS REALLY COLD!!

Petronel

…welp, that was crap

Recovery Whiskey

That almost nearly could’ve worked

Gratliff

Ladies and gentlemen, your first place Philadelphia Eagles

Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

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Recovery Whiskey

A bit short of the goal line on that throw

Horatio Cornblower

Right about now Mike McCarthy would be lining up to kick the FG.

Doktor Zymm

Aw, I was enjoying the frantic pace. And that should be the Eagles TO

Petronel

BEAT HARDEST

hippofant

Beat Hard 2: Beat Harder

Dunstan

Beat Hard 3: The Quest for Lube

hippofant

Beat Hard 4: See a Doctor In Case of Excess Chafing

hippofant

EAGLES TAKING OUT OFFICIALS TO GET FREE TIME OUTS

Recovery Whiskey

That referee dove

Unsurprised

I look forward to the spike in Covid after Halloween because if you think it’s cancelled you haven’t been outside (in which case, thank you for your service. Remain inside.)

Gratliff

SCAB REF FIX IS IN SEASON DOESN’T COUNT

Recovery Whiskey

Niners have to Beat hard for 93 yards

Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

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Recovery Whiskey

Trophy wife cringe shot

Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

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Horatio Cornblower

I’m not worried about the Eagles taking the division lead from the Cowboys this week because a) the Cowboys plays the Giants next week, and b) every team in the league is gonna have the #NuAIDs by Week 7 anyway.

Gratliff

I hate–fucking HATE–the “3 designed short runs to kill 5 seconds of clock time against 3 time outs” strategy.

Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

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Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

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Recovery Whiskey

Especially if its to give the ball back to the team with momentum.

Gratliff

Just take a fucking knee if that’s the gameplan. Why risk injury or fumbling?

BrettFavresColonoscopy

Remember, I started Nick Mullens over Wentz in part based on the wisdom of this crowd

Unsurprised

But we’re all idiots!

Gratliff

Y’all don’t want to listen to my advice to never listen to our advice

Mr. Ayo

That’s on you. Always do the opposite of us.

Horatio Cornblower

Buddy, if you have Nick Mullens and Carson Wentz on your team you are beyond help anyway.

Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

Straight jacket?

Recovery Whiskey

The Blair Walsh Bowl

Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

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New season of SBSP looks different.

WCS

My bad, coach. (Part two)

Doktor Zymm

Why did they play the first 3 quarters again? They clearly just needed this one.

Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

Extended warmup.

Unsurprised

Filler between truck, insurance, and piss-flavored water ads

Gatoraids

Beat oven

Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

Hippo judges this.

Recovery Whiskey

Beat hard down

Edit: Didn’t beat hard enough

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Unsurprised

Last week was the first time in a while since I saw a gif or jpeg of her, and after being sick of seeing her all over tumblr and elsewhere I’m onboard again.

Petronel

Beat Harder!

Petronel

Dammit

Petronel

That’s better

Dunstan

But failed to penetrate the end zone on that conversion

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Recovery Whiskey

The Kaepernick Curse rolls on.

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