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|2 days 9 hours ago||What you say is true in the||
What you say is true in the working world, but not in the world of fandom. I used to enjoy pointing out what a better school Michigan is than OSU and how our players are generally more mature/intelligent, etc and do much better after their playing careers have finished. As a Michigan sports fan and non alum, I am the one who looks sad now bringing up those facts because, though true, they don't really do anything for my fandom or change the fact that we have been crappy for a long time at football (and now OSU fans don't care about basketball since their play has dropped off). If holding up a picture of your QB raising the championship trophy makes you a knob, I wish I could be one.
|3 days 12 hours ago||My wife normally has very||
My wife normally has very good fashion awareness, but she can't understand why I never cross brand my shoes/socks. Glad this bothers someone else!
|1 week 3 days ago||Very fast.||
Also, Curtis Enis (sorry Bears fans) is his uncle, which counts for something I guess. Good genes.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||I think you're right. Sorry,||
I think you're right. Sorry, the mid 90's are a little fuzzy for me.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||I test rode a used YZFR-6 one||
I test rode a used YZFR-6 one time and decided wisely not to buy it. It is hazardous to my health when 80 is where 25 should be on the speedo. You can have plenty of fun riding without trying to kill yourself. Having said that, I've been borrowing my dad's Triumph while my bike is out of commission and I'd really like to see how fast it will go on the way home from work.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||I can't believe Love got||
I can't believe Kevin Love got taken out of the playoffs by Jay from Clerks.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||MotoGP is #1. My favorite GP||
MotoGP is #1. My favorite GP rider is Rossi (because of his long career and great interviews, not just because he wins so much). My favorite rider growing up was Matt Mladin of the AMA Superbike series. I used to really like AMA racing before they started changing the rules every year to make the Buells competitive (which never happened). I also have an insane amount of respect for anyone who races the Isle of Man TT. I'm surprised those guys can even ride what with their enormous cojones.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||They should bring them back.||
They should bring them back. Why not bring Jodie Sweetin back too? Danny could be taking care of his grandkids because his daughters are all burned out do-nothings living in his basement. That might be a little bit too realistic to really be entertaining though.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Unfortunately, there is also||
Unfortunately, there is also a vocal minority of angry users creating new accounts every other day because they've been sent to Bolivia. I really wish there were a way for the mods to ban IP addresses or something like that to prevent the same knuckleheads from coming back over and over.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Ha! I forgot to include||
Ha! I forgot to include people who call everything Coke. Or there's my roommate freshman year who was from southern Texas and called it soda water. I guess we all have our burdens to bear.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Funny story. I always thought||
Funny story. I always thought my dad grew up near their plant in Buffalo. Turns out that Weber's is in Buffalo, not Woeber's. I just looked that up because of your post. I guess you really can learn something new every day.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||I'm not sure if it's boredom||
I'm not sure if it's boredom or just one of those topics where most people have a strong opinion. Sort of like Coke vs Pepsi or if you call it soda or pop.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Ray's Polish Fire. Not||
Ray's Polish Fire. Not extemely hot and really good flavor. Plus it's organic and kind of healthy (it has turmeric and garlic), if you worry about that kind of thing.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||I think I can answer this one||
I think I can answer this one from personal experience. There are plenty of venues to discuss our political views available on the Internet. No matter how closely a topic is related to the University and its football program, the conversation inevitably ends up on a downward spiral of name calling and bad decorum. This blog therefore is not the place for such topics.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||I have 5 and 2 year old||
I have 5 and 2 year old daughters ;) My older girl is named Zocha so she will still have a Polish name if/when she gets married. I never even thought about her marrying a Polish guy!
|5 weeks 3 days ago||My friend bought a used FedEx||
My friend bought a used FedEx Sprinter Diesel van and converted the back into a camper. His family drove from Ohio to California and lived in the van off and on for a few weeks last summer. It's a really nice setup with a flat screen TV and LED interior lighting.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||I have to respect a woman||
I have to respect a woman that would want to drive a hearse! If you want space, make sure you get an actual wagon. The roofline of a hatchback makes it nearly impossible to fit anything of real size in the back. I'm a little lower budget and wish Ford would bring their Mondeo wagon to the States. As far as our heritage, I wish I was closer to that culture. My dad is second generation and grew up in Buffalo but moved to Columbus for school (not that school!) and never left. I was raised with chain restaurants and shopping malls, sort of the anti-culture if you ask me.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||My wife hates minivans too.||
My wife hates minivans too. I'm babying our Passat wagon to make it last as long as possible. If we ever get a van, I'll be the one driving it I'm sure.
|6 weeks 13 hours ago||I can't imagine ever||
I can't imagine ever expecting such a thing from either of my girls. I really hope that attitude wouldn't change if they ever do make a crazy amount of money in the future. While this is disturbing, I also hate when adult children think their parents owe them something. I guess the moral is that selfish people are selfish. I pray that more people would put the needs of others, especially their family, over their own.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||You mean like baseball. You||
Those are the rules for baseball. You can't go straight to the NFL from HS football, not that many kids could possibly make that jump physically. I do agree that either straight to the NBA or stay in college 3 years is the way to go for teams and the fans. Unfortunately, AAU agents, I mean coaches, will never go for this and they seem to be the ones running the show.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||It takes a very secure person||
It takes a very secure person to admit they are wrong. The world is full of people trying to hide the fact that they are tragically insecure so you get shouting matches instead of intelligent discourse.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||True but||
watching the tracking work the static out of these clips makes me feel nostalgic.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Ok. Then I guess I retract my||
Ok. Then I guess I retract my original statement as it pertains to Harbaugh's daughter. I don't know enough about Twitter to know that it didn't come from her account.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Keep fighting the good fight.||
Keep fighting the good fight. My experience watching my friends and in-laws parent is that most technology is used to keep kids busy and the parents want to believe it is helping them so they don't feel bad about plugging them in. I didn't mean to come down on any of the Harbaughs' parenting skills. They seem like a really close family with good values. I don't envy the position of parents with crazy schedules trying to balance career and home life.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Not sure I'd buy that book.||
My first thought was that there is no reason a 5 year old needs a Twitter account, or a smart phone for that matter. Let kids be kids. They aren't learning any real life skills by being that technology driven at such a young age.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Thanks to all for the kind thoughts.||
Kodie was my first dog and I will be spoiled forever. He was a Chesapeake Bay Retriever, so we knew hip problems would be in his life. He was around 10 years old (we adopted him so not exactly sure of his age). He may have held on longer but his quality of life was really deteriorating. Our vet said that he was a gentleman right up to the end and I couldn't agree more.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Not April Fools.||
You want a downer, I had to put my dog down yesterday because of hip dysplasia/neuropathy. He was an awesome dog. Great with our little girls. I'm much more upset than I expected.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||247 is reporting a new offer||
247 is reporting a new offer today to Toks Akinribade (2016 class), the #63 RB (3*) in their composite rankings. Already 2 crystal balls for us. Here's his film.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||I'm sorry, but given the||
I'm sorry, but given the comments above, "popular and fast-growing" just made me think about male genitalia again. Yes, I'm still in Jr High.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||I've heard the itching is the||
I've heard the itching is the worst part.