Personal computing discussed

Moderator: Captain Ned

 
idchafee
Gold subscriber
His Holy Gerbilness
Topic Author
Posts: 13973
Joined: Thu Sep 25, 2003 8:39 am
Location: Chicago, IL
Contact:

Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Mon Apr 21, 2008 1:11 pm

Dannica Patrick wins the Japan 300.

Nice to see. I thought she was a good racer, but her record so far didn't match that perception. I'm glad that her on-track performance is starting to live up to the off-track hype. A win at Indy would be good too.
YOU CAN RUPTURE SOMEONE'S SPLEEN WITH A WATER BALLOON!!!!
 
Hoser
Lord High Gerbil
Posts: 8316
Joined: Sat Mar 02, 2002 7:00 pm
Location: In a lab playing with blood
Contact:

Re: Anna Kournikova no more

Mon Apr 21, 2008 1:14 pm

I thought Anna had died with the thread title you chose. :-?
For those that fought for it, freedom has a taste that the protected will never know.
-Unknown Veteran
 
idchafee
Gold subscriber
His Holy Gerbilness
Topic Author
Posts: 13973
Joined: Thu Sep 25, 2003 8:39 am
Location: Chicago, IL
Contact:

Re: Anna Kournikova no more

Mon Apr 21, 2008 1:17 pm

Hoser wrote:
I thought Anna had died with the thread title you chose. :-?


Nope, just her career. :lol:

edit: there, is that better?
YOU CAN RUPTURE SOMEONE'S SPLEEN WITH A WATER BALLOON!!!!
 
Flying Fox
Gerbil God
Posts: 25417
Joined: Mon May 24, 2004 2:19 am
Contact:

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:56 pm

While I think Danica is pretty hot, but IMO Anna is way higher on the hot scale. So I don't think the comparisons are even appropriate.

Now that she wins one will she now be compared to Maria Sharapova? No... ****... way... Maria is super hot on top of that hot scale.
The Model M is not for the faint of heart. You either like them or hate them.

Gerbils unite! Fold for UnitedGerbilNation, team 2630.
 
PRIME1
Darth Gerbil
Posts: 7562
Joined: Mon Apr 22, 2002 5:07 pm
Location: , location
Contact:

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Tue Apr 22, 2008 10:54 am

It makes you wonder if these female athletes were fugly would you ever hear about them.

Nope.
Image
"Give me a scotch. I'm starving" ~ Tony Stark
 
derFunkenstein
Gold subscriber
Gerbil God
Posts: 23826
Joined: Fri Feb 21, 2003 9:13 pm
Location: Comin' to you directly from the Mothership

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Tue Apr 22, 2008 10:56 am

Flying Fox wrote:
Maria is super hot on top of that hot scale.

I agree with this assessment. Ya just want to introduce her to the kitchen counter. :lol:
I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do.
 
pwdrhnd23
Gerbil XP
Posts: 355
Joined: Wed Aug 28, 2002 12:01 pm
Location: Stoughton, WI

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:08 am

 
steelcity_ballin
Gerbilus Supremus
Posts: 12011
Joined: Mon May 26, 2003 5:55 am
Location: Pittsburgh PA

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:10 am

Danica Patrick: Winner of the "I look like a 12 year old boy" award. No thanks. No chest, no ass, face is meh. Moving on.
Corsair 600T | ASUS P8P67 PRO | Intel 2500k @ 4.4Ghz | Asus 1080GTX | G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB | Corsair HX650 650W | Asus ROG Swift Gsync 27"
 
StefanVonS
Gerbil Elite
Posts: 553
Joined: Mon Aug 14, 2006 2:51 pm
Location: Strong Badia

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:12 am

TTIUWP
 
idchafee
Gold subscriber
His Holy Gerbilness
Topic Author
Posts: 13973
Joined: Thu Sep 25, 2003 8:39 am
Location: Chicago, IL
Contact:

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:17 am

StefanVonS wrote:
TTIUWP


This Thread Is Useless Without Pictures

In case anyone is like me and had to google TTIUWP.
YOU CAN RUPTURE SOMEONE'S SPLEEN WITH A WATER BALLOON!!!!
 
mattsteg
Gerbil God
Posts: 15781
Joined: Thu Dec 27, 2001 7:00 pm
Location: Applauding the new/old variable width forums
Contact:

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:21 am

Image
...
 
StefanVonS
Gerbil Elite
Posts: 553
Joined: Mon Aug 14, 2006 2:51 pm
Location: Strong Badia

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:25 am

mattsteg wrote:
<funny Sparta image>



Much better :)
 
idchafee
Gold subscriber
His Holy Gerbilness
Topic Author
Posts: 13973
Joined: Thu Sep 25, 2003 8:39 am
Location: Chicago, IL
Contact:

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:31 am

I always wondered just where it was...
YOU CAN RUPTURE SOMEONE'S SPLEEN WITH A WATER BALLOON!!!!
 
Flying Fox
Gerbil God
Posts: 25417
Joined: Mon May 24, 2004 2:19 am
Contact:

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Tue Apr 22, 2008 2:21 pm

pwdrhnd23 wrote:

Now that's the Kournikova of golf. Anna-esque supermodel hot body, but still has not won anything yet.

I'm sure Natalie can't squeak as good as Maria too. :P

derFunkenstein wrote:
Flying Fox wrote:
Maria is super hot on top of that hot scale.

I agree with this assessment. Ya just want to introduce her to the kitchen counter. :lol:
Almost any place is good as an introduction. :lol:
The Model M is not for the faint of heart. You either like them or hate them.

Gerbils unite! Fold for UnitedGerbilNation, team 2630.
 
FroBozz_Inc
Darth Gerbil
Posts: 7327
Joined: Mon Apr 21, 2003 9:35 am
Location: Hockeytown, MI

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Tue Apr 22, 2008 10:03 pm

http://coedmagazine.com/wp-content/uplo ... blis-4.jpg

Suddenly I find myself wondering when I can watch girl golf. :P
 
JustAnEngineer
Gold subscriber
Gerbil God
Posts: 17716
Joined: Sat Jan 26, 2002 7:00 pm
Location: The Heart of Dixie

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Wed Apr 23, 2008 5:35 am

Morgan Pressel has won a tournament.
 
kvndoom
Silver subscriber
Minister of Gerbil Affairs
Posts: 2636
Joined: Sat Feb 28, 2004 11:47 pm
Location: Communistwealth of Virginia

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:32 am

PRIME1 wrote:
It makes you wonder if these female athletes were fugly would you ever hear about them.

Nope.


Not in this shallow world, no. :D
An unenforced law is nothing more than a suggestion.
 
Flying Fox
Gerbil God
Posts: 25417
Joined: Mon May 24, 2004 2:19 am
Contact:

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:51 am

kvndoom wrote:
PRIME1 wrote:
It makes you wonder if these female athletes were fugly would you ever hear about them.

Nope.


Not in this shallow world, no. :D

If the fugly ones want to be heard they can only do that by winning and winning big time. The problem these days is that sports is not just sports anymore. There are endorsements and such so vendors need "marketable" people, and that usually mean you need to be decent looking if they need to put you on billboards and TVs.
The Model M is not for the faint of heart. You either like them or hate them.

Gerbils unite! Fold for UnitedGerbilNation, team 2630.
 
idchafee
Gold subscriber
His Holy Gerbilness
Topic Author
Posts: 13973
Joined: Thu Sep 25, 2003 8:39 am
Location: Chicago, IL
Contact:

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Wed Apr 23, 2008 10:41 am

Flying Fox wrote:
kvndoom wrote:
PRIME1 wrote:
It makes you wonder if these female athletes were fugly would you ever hear about them.

Nope.


Not in this shallow world, no. :D

If the fugly ones want to be heard they can only do that by winning and winning big time. The problem these days is that sports is not just sports anymore. There are endorsements and such so vendors need "marketable" people, and that usually mean you need to be decent looking if they need to put you on billboards and TVs.


Its the same phenomena that makes for no ugly pop singers. You think that Mama Cass would be able to make a living in music now? Janis Joplin? Hell no.
YOU CAN RUPTURE SOMEONE'S SPLEEN WITH A WATER BALLOON!!!!
 
derFunkenstein
Gold subscriber
Gerbil God
Posts: 23826
Joined: Fri Feb 21, 2003 9:13 pm
Location: Comin' to you directly from the Mothership

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Wed Apr 23, 2008 11:00 am

/me shudders at the thought of Mama Cass in a bikini
I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do.
 
idchafee
Gold subscriber
His Holy Gerbilness
Topic Author
Posts: 13973
Joined: Thu Sep 25, 2003 8:39 am
Location: Chicago, IL
Contact:

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Sun May 25, 2008 11:03 pm

Did anyone see the pit row crash today? I thought Briscoe was totally in the wrong.
YOU CAN RUPTURE SOMEONE'S SPLEEN WITH A WATER BALLOON!!!!
 
Hance
Darth Gerbil
Posts: 7759
Joined: Mon Sep 29, 2003 1:58 pm
Location: Grace Idaho
Contact:

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Sun May 25, 2008 11:06 pm

Nope missed it did he turn right instead of left :lol:
 
idchafee
Gold subscriber
His Holy Gerbilness
Topic Author
Posts: 13973
Joined: Thu Sep 25, 2003 8:39 am
Location: Chicago, IL
Contact:

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Sun May 25, 2008 11:08 pm

Hance wrote:
Nope missed it did he turn right instead of left :lol:


Actually, yes. Kind of.

http://sports.yahoo.com/irl/news?slug=a ... &type=lgns
YOU CAN RUPTURE SOMEONE'S SPLEEN WITH A WATER BALLOON!!!!
 
Captain Ned
Gold subscriber
Global Moderator
Posts: 26458
Joined: Wed Jan 16, 2002 7:00 pm
Location: Vermont, USA

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Sun May 25, 2008 11:29 pm

idchafee wrote:
Did anyone see the pit row crash today? I thought Briscoe was totally in the wrong.

He was completely wrong and if the guy in the grey jacket hadn't restrained Danica I have no doubt that she'd have kicked the crap out of his entire pit crew. Watching her stalk off to wherever you could see the steam and frustration boiling out of her. The ESPN team on SportsCenter even posited that "Hell hath no fury like a woman ..." and could never really fill the ... without going beyond censor range.
If the Earth were flat, cats would have pushed everything off of it by now.
 
MethylONE
Gerbil XP
Posts: 398
Joined: Tue Sep 05, 2006 5:30 pm
Location: Orlando

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Sun May 25, 2008 11:32 pm

That was Briscoe's fault for sure.

Now, the F1 race in Monaco this morning was awesome...

Oh, and Kournikova is doing Triathalons now.
License to kill gophers.
 
BobbinThreadbare
Graphmaster Gerbil
Posts: 1194
Joined: Sun Mar 20, 2005 2:47 am
Location: Champaign, IL
Contact:

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Thu Jun 12, 2008 6:39 am

kvndoom wrote:
PRIME1 wrote:
It makes you wonder if these female athletes were fugly would you ever hear about them.

Nope.


Not in this shallow world, no. :D

The Williams sisters were/are pretty famous, and I didn't think they were attractive.

Most woman's sports are too boring to watch for the actual contest, so I don't see how they could get famous without adding something else to the mix.

Plus, by virtue of being an athlete, they can't get too ugly. They could have a horrible looking face, but that's about it. They are going to have a thin, toned body because they need to, in order to compete.
 
Hoser
Lord High Gerbil
Posts: 8316
Joined: Sat Mar 02, 2002 7:00 pm
Location: In a lab playing with blood
Contact:

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Thu Jun 12, 2008 9:26 pm

There's some good looking women in curling. (yes I watch curling.........I'm Canadian remember. :P )
For those that fought for it, freedom has a taste that the protected will never know.
-Unknown Veteran
 
Flying Fox
Gerbil God
Posts: 25417
Joined: Mon May 24, 2004 2:19 am
Contact:

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Fri Jun 13, 2008 12:05 am

Hoser wrote:
There's some good looking women in curling. (yes I watch curling.........I'm Canadian remember. :P )

Kelly Law was sort of hot for a married curler when she won her champ. I know JJ is supposed to be cute but somehow I just can't bring myself around to like her smug attitude.

Those on the calendars are fine ones that's for sure. :lol:

Enough curling. Ivanovic seems pretty cute too, and now she has a major, she may even surpass Sharapova?
The Model M is not for the faint of heart. You either like them or hate them.

Gerbils unite! Fold for UnitedGerbilNation, team 2630.
 
Fighterpilot
Minister of Gerbil Affairs
Posts: 2420
Joined: Wed Jun 29, 2005 5:29 am
Location: your girlfriend's bedroom...

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Fri Jun 13, 2008 3:58 am

Yup I agree...Ana is a honey 8)
Image
 
Flying Fox
Gerbil God
Posts: 25417
Joined: Mon May 24, 2004 2:19 am
Contact:

Re: Stop the Anna Kournikova comparisons

Fri Jun 13, 2008 8:08 am

Fighterpilot wrote:

Hey FP when is this picture taken? She looked so much slimmer (good athletic slim not Hollywood anorexic slim mind you) than before (or after)? I remembered when she first joined the tour the last couple of years she always looked sort of a bit too heavy to me. I think this year she started to slim up a bit and she seems to be able to move better on the courts.

That said, what's that ring on the ring finger? Don't tell me she's taken? :o :lol:
The Model M is not for the faint of heart. You either like them or hate them.

Gerbils unite! Fold for UnitedGerbilNation, team 2630.

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests