AFL Beat 2018 Finals Week 2

This week,  we will have an abbreviated AFL Beat as real life got in the way. TO THE GAMES! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! The Semi-finals started with the surprising Melbourne Demons taking on the Hawthorn Hawks at the MCG. The Demons had not been this far in finals in 17

Boots On The Ground – “The Summer of 50” Part 2: How To Create A Liquor & Golf Vacation

In Part 1 of the series, I covered how to create a veneer of respectability around an event by giving it a title. In this part of the story, we cover the trip to Scotland and the accompanying whisky tastings. As for the whisky tours, that planning started back in April

Please Gamble Responsibly

On Labour Day Weekend,  my lazy Saturday started with a vigorous masturbation session and only got better from there. On Hippo's JV Footy Open Thread, https://doorfliesopen.com/2018/09/01/jv-nfl-2018-kickoff-posting/ he encouraged us commentists to spice up our game-watching activities by making some wagers. Redshirt and I stepped up as UCLA and Cincinnati were playing each other at

Boots On The Ground – “The Summer of 50” Part 1: A Veneer of Respectability

So, this summer I turned 50. Not a big deal to most, as average life spans are now at the highest they've ever been, as long as you aren't an Iraqi refugee or a black man from Chicago. But still, given the ulcers I developed at age 7 due to

AFL Beat 2018 Finals Week 1

This week, And Dustin Martin is good. Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! The First Qualifying Final started things off with #1 Richmond hosting #4 Hawthorn at the MCG. Now, prior to the game,  the big question was whether Hawthorn was BACK and if Richmond was up for the challenge of defending

Your Friday Night Open Thread / Weekend Homework Assignment

So,  your friendly neighborhood Balls was enjoying his Labour Day weekend of not doing jack shit when he decided to not only start talking in the third person,  but he also discovered some horrifying news. Sit yourselves down for this one: Apparently,  the Miss Bumbum pageant in Brazil will end after this

Welcome New Commentists! Or, I have to do what now?

Hello new person!  Last year, tWBS drew the short straw and did the introductory post to any of you that are just now discovering our little corner of the world. BTW, DFO is ranked in the 400,000s in terms of websites around the world, so that's... something! We do know we

AFL Beat Finals Bye Week

This week, even though there are no games (or are there?), we still have stuff to talk about as the AFL season-ending awards were given out, we review the bottom ten clubs' season, and we look forward to next week's finals. Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! *** Awards Week This week, multiple

Your “I Don’t Care If The Money’s No Good” Saturday Evening NCAA Football Thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VShpcqd3zE But I'm guessing the players might. Enough of that commie Libtard stuff - ARE YOU READY FOR ANOTHER SEASON OF EVERYONE FELLATING 'BAMA?! Tonight's sports: NCAA: Cincinnati at UCLA - 7:00PM | ESPN / TSN2 Michigan at Notre Dame - 7:30 PM | NBC   Louisville vs. Alabama - 8:00PM | ABC / TSN3

Your Labour Day Weekend Friday Night Open Thread

So, we all slept in until the crack of noon, immediately cracked open a beer,  and then scratched our asses to our hearts' content,  right? Wait seriously? Do you NOT work for a company that gives you a four day weekend this weekend? Um, I guess the appropriate thing to say is

Blood is Thicker

INT. GAME SHOW STUDIO – MUSIC AND LIGHTS BEGIN AS THE CROWD APPLAUDS THE APPROACHING HOST Michael Strahan: Good evening ladies and gentlemen! We're excited to have you here tonight as we, once again, give a derelict father the opportunity to meet his bastard-turned-celebrity child. So, without further ado, let's all

AFL Beat 2018 Round 23

This week, Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 23 Recaps and Highlights The final Round of the Home and Away season started with the Port Adelaide Power's last and best chance to sneak into the Eight after falling out last week.  All they had to do was beat the Essendon Bombers