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|15 min 6 sec ago||Wait A Minute...||
I am curious as to which Zelda because if it was Ocarina Of Time, I have always wondered what the Windmill music sounds like when one is on something. It was maddening enough sober and made for a terrible earworm, but I was always timid because some place like the Shadow Temple seems like it would be virtually impossible in an altered state....or it could be hilarious. Maybe I should fire up the version downloaded to the Wii when I get home today.
|10 hours 56 min ago||PSD...||
The 2015 guide listed end zone seats at $75 for PSD for end zone seats and as much as $200 for the "blue" seats, as I recall, so if that's what they are discussing in your message, essentially that price range would get you somewhere between abotu the 10 and the end zone on either side of the stadium save for the student section at that particular level. I could be misremembering though - admittedly, that paperwork is in my desk drawers at work.
|15 hours 18 min ago||Embed For The Board...|
|15 hours 23 min ago||Interesting Article...||
It was built off the former Chicago Bear defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan 46 defense philosophy, to create as many one-on-one blocks at the point of attack as possible, and just coach your players up on the back end better than your opponent."
As I recall, the 46 would load up the weak side and create a situation where you've got the center and OGs covered by both DTs and a defensive end in what is essentially a base 4-3 with minor modifications. You move the WLB and SLB to the weakside and put the MLB about where they would normally be (at least on some plays). The backfield gets pick of the litter, if you will, on receivers. Of course, against straight spread teams, this probably doesn't work all that well, but then you don't see anything like the 46 that much now (probably a good reason to use it if any - I mean, who the hell saw it coming?).
|15 hours 36 min ago||About This...||
But is Keystone actually beer in the conventional sense, or is it someone's off-kilter conception of Glaceau Vitamin Water? I've heard several theories on this and have always been confused regarding it. I see Keystone sold at my local Meijer but I never see anyone actually buy it, after all.
|23 hours 23 min ago||To Be Fair...||
To be fair, of course, the flood of five stars likely would not have been an immediate effect anyway, but the foundation is being laid for something along those lines to potentially occur down the road through everything that is happening at present. The most amazing thing to me is that it requires little to no extra effort on the part of Jim Harbaugh - this is him simply being who he is and what he is.
|1 day 11 hours ago||Good Win...||
Great game, good win and hopefully they can ride that back here to Detroit on Monday and take the series.
As for drinking, Weihenstephaner (I bought rather a lot of it on the last foray to the store) and, at the moment, the new episode of "Orphan Black". Highly recommend this series if you've not seen any of it yet.
|1 day 12 hours ago||I'll Answer...||
In no particular order:
1) Major League Baseball
2) college football
3) college baksetball
4) pro football
|1 day 14 hours ago||Eleven Swans...||
It would be years before I actively contributed, but the first time I found MGoBlog was mere moments after the "Eleven Swans" post hit the blog (as it was at the time anyway). That stirred rather a lot of MGoMemories actually - thanks for reconnecting all of us with that.
|1 day 15 hours ago||Obligatory....|
|1 day 17 hours ago||The Offer Sheet...||
The OP was not kidding at all when it comes to the offer sheet - comprehensive list HERE, for those interested.
Around 30% of the schools in Division I offered this kid, including Maryland, Nebraska, Ohio State, Penn State, and Wisconsin as well as Michigan in the Big Ten.
|1 day 22 hours ago||Down For Now....||
Way OT: Personal call for help
Without much more information for the GoFundMe, the trend of pushback on this was probably going to grow and if it is legitimate, it probably wasn't the reaction the OP was expecting and it probably is better to remove the thread in that regard. That being said, if it is legitimate and you can come back with a much more detailed description of what has occurred and what the goals are, I bet this is much better received. Don't take it personally, OP - the story was very moving, but I don't know that the MGoBoard is always the most appropriate forum.
|1 day 23 hours ago||Speaking Of This...||
A system whereby football rivalry trophies could be transferred in other sports would be interesting, and indeed, the Jug probably does miss Ann Arbor since it maintains an apartment here historically and probably would like to commence spring cleaning at this point in the season (as well as pay some back rent).
|2 days 50 min ago||I Don't Know...||
I will admit that this makes me curious to see what they'll do with Will Smith and Margot Robbie, for starters, considering they'll be Deadshot and Harley Quinn respectively. I think this might be the first reveal on what the makeup for "Suicide Squad", and it is definitely not what I was assuming - I'll put it like that.
|2 days 11 hours ago||If I May Say...||
If I may say, it is taking rather a lot of Weihenstephaner to get through the Tigers game, so if the modding gets a little inconsistent, that would be why. I ran out of the Weissbier, now just working my way through the "Original Premium", as it is labelled. Very good either way, just a little miffed that the store was out of Paulaner or Franziskaner Weissbier.
|2 days 11 hours ago||If I Had To Guess...||
If I had to guess, I would guess Parrises Squares, even though ST:TNG and later series never really made the rules precisely clear even though it sounded interesting enough just based on the anecdotes they would work in to scenes in Ten Forward or other places where folks would congregate.
If the NCAA - in a fashion true to its form - would be persuaded to make a go of lawn darts or marbles, that would be acceptable, except I have this image of groups like the Orange Pride getting rather friendly with top-rated marbles recruits.
|2 days 14 hours ago||The Denver Post...||
The Denver Post has some slightly more detailed coverage here, which they seem to be updating - LINK
Some detail that I didn't see in the USA Today piece unless I missed it:
The fraternity said it expelled three of its members Friday, and that it had hired an independent investigator.
The fraternity has also been out there - per this article - saying they will deal with others should additional names turn up in the investigation.
|2 days 15 hours ago||Of Course...||
Of course, to save a bit of cash, Magnum could always ask Higgins if it would be alright to put MagnUM up in the main house for the weekend. Not sure how to monitor the Ferrari in that scenario, of course, but as long as he doesn't sic Zeus and Apollo on anyone, I think it would go rather smoothly.
|2 days 17 hours ago||About That...||
I still think conference rules in the SEC require that you be within 50 miles of - in this instance - Tuscaloosa for this to be a realizable possibility. The larger point, of course, is that - as a Big Ten fan - you can set up shop wherever and, as we have seen from the ExposureU documents out so far, invite Saban to be the keynote speaker at the, um, session.
|2 days 18 hours ago||Interesting Article...||
Another student-athlete who was enrolled at another institution and was not named in the SI article reported that he had sexual activity with a woman (during) his official visit. The young lady was not a member of Orange Pride, although the prospect assumed that a coaching staff member arranged it.
Not sure why one would assume this unless the recruiting coordinator pulled up in a 1976 Eldorado and gave a rather painfully clear and vivid rundown of what would happen should certain parameters of the visit be violated.
In any case, as others have said, it is a shame the NCAA is what it is....unless there are bagels or other side items from your normal continental breakfast involved. Then you have to pay the $5 or so for what you consumed over and above the allowed amount or you're done with sports.
|2 days 18 hours ago||A Little Harbaugh...||
We were actually being somewhat Harbaugh in one regard before it was cool over in my neck of the woods. The regional productivity numbers are sent out and/or posted every month - names and number of work orders and total task completed - for all to see. The transparency creates a spirited but friendly competition among groups and really helps customer satisfaction in a way, as odd as this sounds.
|2 days 20 hours ago||From A Mod Standpoint...||
From a mod standpoint, it works out partly because a fair number of people actually roll with the board first and the front page as time permits (I am in that group), so there are enough people that get the information here to warrant keeping a good portion of the threads which technically overlap front page content. Also, the discussion tends to be broarder here on most topics (on the board, that is), so there is that to consider too and as JGB mentioned, the audience is different here - in fact, I would say that the front page and the board itself have had sufficient divergent evolution over time that they are almost sites unto themselves in some resepcts.
One other thing to consider is that content rolls off the front page faster at certain times of the year than it does on the board, making the board arguably more convienient for some folks.
|2 days 20 hours ago||To Be Fair...||
I don't know that I would summarily include Derek Mason in Bolivia only because Vanderbilt needs some hope and they've historically not done much (or been able to do much) to hurt anyone from a football standpoint. Still, they are in the SEC, so point taken in that regard - if the Oversigh Committee makes future camps a non-starter because such inequities offend the SEC, then yeah, that whole conference can take a long walk off a short pier.
|2 days 20 hours ago||Something Is Coming Indeed...||
Perhaps it is one of those compelling limited-time free offers that is coming....
|2 days 20 hours ago||Network Names...||
My neighbor and I seem to have an informal contest going now ever since I changed the name of our home wireless about a year ago from the generic "linksys" to "this crappy network". Indeed, ever since I changed it, people who come over and wish to use a device will often ask, "Who owns this crappy network?" When I tell them I do, I've even gotten an odd apology out of what I assume is reflex.
My neighbor, not to be outdone, has since named his "in the outhouse", and as we can see each other's networks, it is interesting to now get questions like, "Who is on in the outhouse?" because obviously that's a deeply personal question.
|3 days 1 hour ago||To Add A Little...||
This is why I am rather intrigued to see what the results of that survey they passed around to the athletes regarding apparel might be and how - if at all - that affects the path that Michigan will ultimately take regarding vendors. Maybe it does or maybe there has been some idea about where to go all along, but it will be interesting to see how stark the style differences between the last administration and the current one might be as we get into this season and beyond.
|3 days 1 hour ago||Early Morning Posbang...||
Well, I woke up and feel like I probably could go right back to sleep, but alas, there's the problem of work sitting in between sleep and everything else. Because I like eating, I suppose I will choose work in this particular instance. That being said, I suppose I can work up the energy for a nice, leisurely posbang.
Still, those of us who are normally asleep during the small hours seem to be a bit tardy for this party in the last few weeks. Snoozing and losing, I suppose.
|3 days 12 hours ago||About This...||
On those rare instances when I hear Jim Rome's voice, I try to imagine a bottle of Summer's Eve with a greasy mustache and ask myself if I would take such a sight seriously. When I am forced to say, "No, likely not", I am then forced to ask why others would care to listen to someone that - like what he is - is meant to be used to irrigate an clean various orifices. So far, I have gotten many good answers to this question.
|3 days 14 hours ago||Yeah...||
This could apply to the NCAA as much as Saban, Swinney and others who are bitching though...
|3 days 15 hours ago||RollDamnTide...||
Only one of the greatest accidents to happen in the last few years on this site. It is enshrined in the Hall Of Fame (see "Useful Stuff" in the menu bar at the top of the page) in the "Alter Egos Exposed" section. Indeed, it is the only entry in that section as I don't think you can top this thread, which began so innocently as a request (from the user's second account) to edit a post made by the first.