WEEKLY WHINE >> 2018
MON 31 DEC 2018
“Ordinarily, we have a review committee.” Encourage Reg to get out of his fear bunker and remind him that The Fight Continues.
MON 24 DEC 2018
“Stop the end of the world sex!” Be right now in time for the Top Lines That Are So Sudden After Thirteen Years.
MON 17 DEC 2018
“Eratosthenes wrote the book on geography.” Realise that you totally forgot to do the assigned reading and that you will not be able to Stump Edvard About Eratosthenes.
MON 10 DEC 2018
“π/4 radians of pizza, please.” Use mathy talk in the Top Lines That Are Nutso Good.
MON 03 DEC 2018
“Therefore, theoretically, someone could decide not to wait for FIFA and to instead compute the rankings on their own.” Provide detailed instructions to Gianni Infantino regarding the proper usage of his calculator in The Greatest Draw That Drawing Has Ever Drawn.
MON 26 NOV 2018
“It’s Mardi Gras!” Celebrate spring break responsibly in Evaluation of 30 Kits Representing 29 Cities.
MON 19 NOV 2018
“There have been a hell of a lot of stupid things that non-referees have said about referees.” Stand by for our apology to Mark Geiger in The Football Referees’ Forum and the Case of the Missing Coin.
MON 12 NOV 2018
“Shortly thereafter, Torinese ceased operations.” Realise that football is not really worth all the trouble, and that we should all go home and ask Italian Football Championship: Whatever Happened To....
MON 05 NOV 2018
“Let us now take this opportunity to introduce a Women’s International Timetable and Schedule for Advancing World Football and Unifying Leagues.” Deploy an angry tweet storm regarding our inability to deconflict the Olympic qualifiers and the CONMEBOL Women’s Nations League as we show you How to Clean Up the Women’s International Calendar.
MON 29 OCT 2018
“Is there not a way to give these teams something to do in the interim?” Become fully aware that the next Mia Hamm is out there – and that there exist female footballers other than Mia Hamm – in How to Rise to the Challenge of Women’s Football.
MON 22 OCT 2018
“We expand the women’s Olympic football tournament to sixteen teams.” Discover that Jamaica are not going anywhere without a fight in How to Play More Women’s Football.
MON 15 OCT 2018
“The AFC has an alarmingly low Women’s World Cup participation rate: less than half of its membership entered the 2019 qualifiers.” Remind Saudi Arabia early and often that women are footballers too in How to Qualify for the Women’s World Cup.
MON 08 OCT 2018
”Several thousand asteroids in the Greek camp are known so far.” Mount an expensive and risky mission to swap 617 Patroclus with 624 Hektor in Lagrangian Points of Interest.
MON 01 OCT 2018
“Interchange to the Govan bus station.” Get off the bus in order that you may get on the train, but keep in mind that There Is No Need to Panic on the Subway.
MON 24 SEP 2018
“A number of US laws, such as the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Safe Drinking Water Act, and the Toxic Substances Control Act, are administered by the Environmental Protection Agency.” Know where to breathe in Is It Socialist or Not?.
MON 17 SEP 2018
“In fact, Barcelona’s first league match had to be delayed so that they could play the winner of the final.” Wait for anyone... anyone... to win in Spanish Primera División: Whatever Happened To....
MON 10 SEP 2018
“The GoobNet Clear the Stack Audio Challenge is coming soon.” Clear your ears and prepare for another round in Was Your Stack Challenged?.
MON 03 SEP 2018
“The challenge continues until the stack overflows.” Watch for falling hexagons as you take The GoobNet Clear the Stack Challenge.
MON 27 AUG 2018
“Everyone out of the Universe!” All personnel must evacuate the Universe and report to the Mandatorium for the Top Lines Heard on a Cell Phone Telephone.
MON 20 AUG 2018
“Have you ever met a human who eats strange things?” Put down your quinoa and kale bar, pick up your calculator, and Compute the Probability of Stumping Edvard.
MON 13 AUG 2018
“Five conferences were selected for our team of prognosticators to prognosticate.” See what prognostications our prognosticators have prognosticated in Fully Confident in Confidence.
MON 06 AUG 2018
“They wanted to know how groundbreaking this was, and they wanted to know what other fruits would capture the audience’s attention even more.” Realise that you really wanted to know all about passionfruits in Ethical Standards Optional.
MON 30 JUL 2018
“I deserve this.” Gain familiarity with the type of thing you can see in the Top Lines As Rated By the Coolometer.
MON 23 JUL 2018
“It would be expected to open concurrently with the automated train, currently planned for 2023 – which can’t come soon enough.” Depart for your departure in Get On the Bus, Or the Train, Or the Monorail.
MON 16 JUL 2018
“In a tournament that set a record with twelve own goals, one of them in the final, how can we decide who receives the coveted Jeff Agoos ¡Autogolazo! Award?” Take to the streets in outrage that your favoured candidate did not receive the Golden Blindfold in The Wrongest Penalty in the History of Wrongness.
MON 09 JUL 2018
“The fact that this squad have not yet been brought down to Earth in horribly crushing fashion does not mean that it will not happen.” Watch the semifinals from your panic bunker in A Brief Look Ahead.
MON 02 JUL 2018
“What are we doing here?” Eagerly anticipate the spectacle of Luis Suárez answering the great questions of our time, which for all you know occurred on Interaction: Men’s World Cup Video Screens.
MON 25 JUN 2018
“Well, obviously, we here at GoobNet totally know the answer to that.” Experience immense regret at not having taken the blue pill in The Matrices.
MON 18 JUN 2018
“At the Men’s World Cup, each team has two kits.” Take the GoobNet Men’s World Cup Change Kit Challenge in The GoobNet Men’s World Cup Change Kit Challenge.
MON 11 JUN 2018
“Some of the other unforgettable moments include Ethan Horvath’s acrobatic save of a Justin Kluivert header in the United States’ wild 5-4 loss to the Netherlands, the semifinal goal by Italy’s Jorginho that was disallowed after a tense fifty two minute video review, and the infamous press conference in which Robert Mancini denounced the corruption of the organisers of the Bender B Rodriguez Blackjack and Hookers Cup and announced that Italy were going to stage their own tournament, only to later conclude that both the tournament and the blackjack were to be discontinued, and, upon further reflection, so was the entire thing.” Realise that nothing is a complete load, not if you can imagine the Results of the Bender B Rodriguez Blackjack and Hookers Cup.
MON 04 JUN 2018
“Employees watching the matches instead of getting shit done cause billions of dollars in lost productivity, but FIFA takes in billions of dollars on television rights and other merchandising, so it all works out.” Use your television to view satellite programming live in Men’s World Cup: Whatever Happened To....
MON 28 MAY 2018
“They have never been top flight champions.” Avoid yoyoing in Football League: Whatever Happened To....
MON 21 MAY 2018
“Luckily, we here at GoobNet do not limit ourselves to reality.” Reject our reality and substitute your own in Rush to Keep Trying.
MON 14 MAY 2018
“Wisconsin won the Rose Bowl 17-9!” Save the good algebra for the final minutes of the Top Lines That Are 999,999 in a Million.
MON 07 MAY 2018
“If you’re not sure, avoid putting the least expensive item at the bottom.” Keep the soup out of the mailbox in Jasmine’s The Price Is Right Strategy Guide: If You’re Not Sure....
MON 30 APR 2018
“Once you have all twelve correct, you will advance to our exciting new bonus round, Beat Don Garber.” Determine whether that totally was or totally was not endangering the safety of the opponent in MLS Kits Exist.
MON 23 APR 2018
“All known lifeforms require a nonzero amount of water, and the vast majority of Earth’s biodiversity is aquatic.” Live in hydrodynamic equilibrium with our planet in Oceans That Make a Difference.
MON 16 APR 2018
“If you’re not sure, just guess US$3,000.” Say the secret word, which is totally not banana, in Jasmine’s The Price Is Right Strategy Guide: Unwritten Rules.
MON 09 APR 2018
“And it will all happen once I obtain sufficient funding to turn my Winnebago into a spaceship in accordance with the instructions I received in a dream!” Listen to the latest herenow noizebop from Razor and the Scummettes in Stump Edvard and Win a Trip to Mars.
MON 02 APR 2018
“Oh, those sirens. Merely a precaution.” Pay no attention to those conspiracy hypotheses on Reddit in On the Origin of Brackets.
MON 26 MAR 2018
“The tournament, as with the Paralympic Games themselves, was full of surprises.” Realise that your attention has not been directed to the right place, and overcompensate for this by directing your attention to the 2018 GoobNet Women’s Winter Paralympic Championship: Results.
MON 19 MAR 2018
“Fill in your bracket by clicking your preferred Paralympian in each pair.” Fill in your bracket by clicking your preferred Paralympian in each pair whilst avoiding the Whammy in 2018 GoobNet Women’s Winter Paralympic Championship: Brackets.
MON 12 MAR 2018
“We are pleased to announce the seeds for the first GoobNet Women’s Winter Paralympic Championship, determining the best female Paralympian of all time.” View the seeds for the first GoobNet Women’s Winter Paralympic Championship in 2018 GoobNet Women’s Winter Paralympic Championship: Seedings.
MON 05 MAR 2018
“So let’s prepare ourselves for it.” Wisely sidestep all numerical challenges in Jasmine’s The Price Is Right Strategy Guide: Ten Chances.
MON 26 FEB 2018
“We hope these will help you through the next 3.96 years of being forgotten about again.” Do your best to retain the knowledge that curling is in fact a sport that exists, even in the face of constant Distraction.
MON 19 FEB 2018
“I do not think you are making the most advantageous use of the limited number of queries that we have.” Maximise enjoyment and efficiency as you standardise your consumption of Schmilblick Patrol: Ester Ledecká.
MON 12 FEB 2018
“Why do snowboards exist?” Realise that the answer is “because humans make them” in The Existence of the Winter Olympics.
MON 05 FEB 2018
“Well, that was an interesting Super Bowl.” Discover that we really do write these things months in advance and have no idea what actually happened yesterday in The Super Bowl Swingometer.
MON 29 JAN 2018
“How, then, do you maximise the number of guesses?” Just keep saying numbers in Jasmine’s The Price Is Right Strategy Guide: Cover Up.
MON 22 JAN 2018
“You can hide in your fear bunker and only read news that coincides with your preprogrammed worldview, but that has repeatedly been proven to make the future arrive suddenly without notice when you least expect it.” Watch the fakest fake news that ever faked the news in The Future, and Why You Should Fear It.
MON 15 JAN 2018
“There was no official logo, but there was a poster depicting a giant eagle attacking some bobsledders, or something.” Watch out for snakes in Ice and Fire, but No Singing.
MON 08 JAN 2018
“From snowboarding to sliding, from curling to hockey, from alpine skiing to ski jumping to freestyle skiing to cross country skiing, this will be the world’s largest winter party.” Find out whether Olaf is invited to the Fastest Finger Fest: Winter Olympic Edition.
MON 01 JAN 2018
“We would say that Earth is saying that enough is enough, but really, this is a case of Earth saying that way, way, way too much is enough.” Put your foot down in Silence Broken.
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