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August 31, 2020

Special Event: Blaseball Season 5

Here we are, heading into season 5 of the immaterial plane's favorite and only splort: Blaseball! Get your ablative armor on, put in your anti-Feedback earplugs, careful consume a peanut, and let's talk blases. [more inside]
posted by cortex at 8:49 AM - 67 comments

August 27, 2020

Special Event: Blaseball Season 4

Well, here we are, most of the way through season 4 of Blaseball's regular season but with a lot of games left to go and pretty much everybody still having at least a slim shot at a playoff slot. Eat some peanuts—carefully—and let's talk blases and balls. [more inside]
posted by cortex at 7:29 AM - 39 comments

March 6, 2020

Special Event: Iditarod 2020

The last great race on earth starts on March 7th. You can see the list of mushers here or follow along by listening to Alaska Public Media's iditapod.
posted by cortex at 12:10 PM - 94 comments

February 9, 2020

Special Event: Academy Awards 2020

The Oscars are tonight. Get on your best gowns, come on inside and let's see who wins for best documentary short film! [more inside]
posted by LobsterMitten at 11:19 AM - 31 comments

February 2, 2020

Special Event: Superbowl LIV: NFL football 2020 championship

It's the Superbowl! San Francisco 49ers vs. Kansas City Chiefs. Grab your snack foods and come on in here to talk about the game.
posted by LobsterMitten at 9:49 AM - 42 comments

October 22, 2019

Special Event: MLB baseball - World Series 2019

The World Series begins tonight! A seven game series, Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals. Come in here for all your livewatch needs!
posted by LobsterMitten at 4:16 PM - 91 comments

October 6, 2019

Special Event: 2019 MLB baseball playoffs

The serieses have started, so come on in and discuss and livewatch!
posted by LobsterMitten at 2:50 PM - 33 comments

July 7, 2019

Special Event: 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup: Final

Today's the day, come in here for the Final!
posted by LobsterMitten at 7:41 AM - 108 comments

July 6, 2019

Special Event: 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup: Third-place match

Come on in for the third place match!
posted by LobsterMitten at 8:16 AM - 58 comments

July 2, 2019

Special Event: 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup: Semifinals

On to the semis!
posted by LobsterMitten at 8:44 AM - 336 comments

June 27, 2019

Special Event: Special Event: 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup: Round of 8

The quarterfinals!
posted by restless_nomad at 8:21 AM - 193 comments

June 22, 2019

Special Event: 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup: Round of 16

The round of 16 has begun!
posted by restless_nomad at 9:34 AM - 148 comments

June 17, 2019

Special Event: 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup: Match Day 3

It's you, it's me, it's Match Day 3.
posted by cortex at 8:32 AM - 57 comments

June 12, 2019

Special Event: 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup: Match Day 2

It's Match Day 2, come on in!
posted by LobsterMitten at 7:54 AM - 47 comments

June 9, 2019

Special Event: The 2019 Tony Awards

It's the 73rd Annual Tony Awards, is what!
posted by cortex at 4:17 PM - 13 comments

June 7, 2019

Special Event: 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup: Matchday 1

The Women's World Cup is here!
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 6:58 AM - 58 comments

May 31, 2019

2019 Cricket World Cup: Omnibus tournament thread

The 12th edition, held in England and Wales - 30th May to 14th July [more inside]
posted by Gyan at 10:42 PM - 88 comments

May 18, 2019

Live Stream: Grand Final (2019 Eurovision Song Contest)

Once more, with feeling! After two over-the-top semifinals, with plenty of expected qualifications and several surprises, today, Saturday, May 18th, at 2100 CEST / 3:00pm EDT. Come on in to live chat the spectacle that can only be Eurovision. Viewers outside the US and Canada can watch via the main Eurovision YouTube channel. For those of us unlucky enough to be geoblocked, you've got a few options to access the semi-final: 1) a VPN that can allow you access to the Official YouTube channel or 2) an unblocked stream from a national broadcaster (reddit link, I'm a big fan of the Swedish one). [more inside]
posted by PearlRose at 8:11 AM - 347 comments

May 16, 2019

Live Stream: Semifinal 2 (2019 Eurovision Song Contest)

We had some great qualifications and some surprise non-qualifications on Tuesday in the Round 1 Semifinal, now let's do it all again! Semifinal 2 begins today, Thursday, May 16th, at 2100 CEST / 3:00pm EDT. Come on in for performance previews and discuss all your highly-complicated Eurovision feelings here. Viewers outside the US and Canada can watch via the main Eurovision YouTube channel. For those of us unlucky enough to be geoblocked, you've got a few options to access the semi-final: 1) a VPN that can allow you access to the Official YouTube channel or 2) an unblocked stream from a national broadcaster (reddit link, I'm a big fan of the Swedish one). [more inside]
posted by PearlRose at 6:21 AM - 59 comments

May 14, 2019

Live Stream: Semifinal 1 (2019 Eurovision Song Contest)

Greetings from Tel Aviv, Israel for this year's edition of the Eurovision Song Contest! Semifinal 1 begins Tuesday May 14th (today!), at 2100 CEST / 3:00pm EDT. Come on in for performance previews and conjecture about who's good, bad, and so-bad-it's-good. Viewers outside the US and Canada can watch via the main Eurovision YouTube channel. For those of us unlucky enough to be geoblocked, you've got a few options to access the semi-final: 1) a VPN that can allow you access to the Official YouTube channel or 2) an unblocked stream from a national broadcaster (reddit link, I'm a big fan of the Swedish one.) [more inside]
posted by PearlRose at 11:45 AM - 33 comments

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