Peppers at 10, which seems low.
|5 hours 11 min ago||I know this is a joke||
but I actually like the look better than the current stickers. Mainly because from a distance the helmet looks electrified. So the more stickers you get, the more electrifying it is.
|6 hours 18 min ago||Yup||
Jordan dethroned the Pistons before making his historic run with the Bulls and was responsible for Thomas getting snubbed for the dream team.
That said, I don't hate the guy, and fully admit he was the greatest, if not all time, of my time. Can never say I was rooting for him or the bulls while he was playing though.
|6 hours 24 min ago||I like it, but||
change the white lettering to some random yellow. Firstt yellow you see. Wolverine Marginally Interested would never bother to pick a proper maize.
|6 hours 27 min ago||Two seems out of place||
with the rest of the number fonts. 5, 6, 8, and 9 are all similar constructs to 2 in how the number is built, yet this font makes it unique and out of place. It might look ok with the 7, but doesn't match the rest. The rest of the numbers look good and blocky.
I also think the size of the numbers looks slightly too big. Maybe a reduction by 10-20%.
|9 hours 43 min ago||Number Font||
I'm with you. Something seems off about it. I do like this version of Maize better. Looks closer to the 90s Maize. I would like to see the block M somewhere. Always like it when they put one on the top of the thigh on left side on pants and then on shoulders or something.
|2 days 10 hours ago||They definitely lost a lot on offense||
but I think they bring some lineman back that were hurt throughotu the season and their running back is decent. Their QB was highly rated and in the QB competition a few years ago, so he might not be as much of a drop off as we expect. Recievers I think are just as much or more of a problem for their passing game. On defense, their young secondary is a year older after getting a ton of experience and it sounds like their linebacker core should be good. Defensive line lost some standouts, but still has some players.
It's a huge mistake believing that it's a 2 horse race. I do believe Michigan will come out the winner this year, but I think Michigan State will still do well, relying on a running game and solid defense.
|2 days 10 hours ago||I feel yah||
My feet have greatly limited my choice in footwear. Pretty much have to stick to New Balance and some Asic shoes for tennis shoes, and even then, it is a limited choice selection. I don't think I'd pick these up for me anyways as they aren't my style and probably way more than my cheap ass is willing to spend on shoes, but I get the wide feet thing.
|4 days 4 hours ago||I agree||
Going camping in Michigan and pitching a tent, swimming, and fishing, is a great way to pass the time in between now and when football starts up.
|4 days 4 hours ago||Big Ten Weaker in his time?||
I am pretty sure that Tiller coached when the Big Ten was close to it's best. Michigan and Ohio State were both strong (End of Cooper years was a small drop off). Wisconsin was a very strong team. Northwestern made some runs, as did Illinois. Michigan State had some stronger teams with Saban there, getting to 8-9 wins. Iowa was up and coming and Penn State was still starting in Top 10 until very early naughts. Minnesota had some strong running teams under Mason.
I really don't think that what you say is accurate. Outside of Indiana, the Big Ten was strong top to bottom, and even they had Randel El.
|1 week 4 hours ago||Describe yourself in 1 word||
"Doesn't follow directions well."
|1 week 6 hours ago||The Thomas Article||
is really good. I recommend reading it. The trash talk and evaluation of Butt is great, but the rest of the article is really good too. I liked the way he spoke about leading and teaching and his thoughts on Harbaugh. Might have another branch to join the coaching tree of the future.
|1 week 7 hours ago||The Nike Swoosh box||
in the Just do It box is also crooked.
|1 week 1 day ago||This year will be great||
as there were a lot of great highlights to pick from last year.
|1 week 1 day ago||Now that you mention it||
He does seem to be very pro Michigan. Especially if you notice that his banners are always maize and blue and Mgoblog is a play on MgoBlue.
I first started following the blog because of his take on Muppets and the in depth look of their modern takes on temptation and the hawiian war chant.
|1 week 1 day ago||When Pearson initially left||
I assumed that he was always coming back. Now I am not nearly so sure. It will be a much tougher sell and pull than I ever thought it was going to be to get him to leave Tech.
|1 week 2 days ago||I actually love it||
College football is better when Michigan and OSU are great*.
*As long as Michigan Beats OSU more often than not.
|1 week 2 days ago||Do you know when they send out invitations?||
I haven't gotten my invitation yet.
|1 week 3 days ago||I get it||
I nerd out to things that people would have no idea what I'm talking about.
|1 week 3 days ago||It reads this way||
Honesty Treat With No Women, Respect Drugs Weapons Stealing
|1 week 4 days ago||I'm 35||
and I have no idea what was just said. Unfortunately, every year I seem to be less and less hip to what's cool and in these days.
|1 week 4 days ago||Internets?||
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Answers below||
2.) Woody Hayes
3.) Loy Vaught
4.) His friends call him TIM?
6.) Every year they've won it
7.) uh...Elvis Grbac?
8.) Shane Morris and Lefty Mclefterson
|2 weeks 2 days ago||My 2 year old was jumping around the house yelling||
FUCK FUCK FUCK
We figured out he was trying to say Frog and was hopping like a frog.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Glad to hear||
there are others out there like this. I always heard about kids going to bed at 7, and yet my 3 year old is up until 9:30 every night without a nap and up bright and early. He's non stop energy.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Damn you're good at hangman||
You should go on wheel of fortune!
And agree with sentiment Fuck Penn State, and Fuck Paterno for putting wins ahead of these kids. That camp can no longer put the old addage of he was too old to understad what was going on. You don't get that much smoke and not yell fire.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||I bought my car||
with my grandparents helping a little and my parents paying for insurance. I covered gas and would have to pay insurance if it went up for accident or ticket. I borrowed parents beater winter car when I was 16 to drive to work to earn money to buy my own car. You should be fine.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Here's the link||
When I found it, I definitely thought about it. But with kid 3 on the way, too much going on
Let me know if you do get it, or see it and it's the real deal.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||I figured you'd go with a Jeep||
(for obvious reasons). They are really a great kid car. Convertible with 4wd really makes it good for all seasons. gas is not much of an issue either as kids don't usually drive that far. I'd prefer a CJ-5, but that's only because I grew up with one from my dad.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Great, was hoping this would come up||
and just found the car I'd choose
A 1985 Porsche 944 in Michigan City. 5 speed manual with no rust. Runs good. $3500
I realize it's not really a fast car by todays standards, but I think it's cool. Manual is cool to learn and keeps kid focused on driving.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Yeah, I don't get the wanting him to flame out||
I would love to have top 10 meetings (and wins) against OSU for the forseeable future. Even though it was before my time, the Bo Woody rivalry wouldn't have meant much if Woody flamed out early. It's good for Michigan and good for college football when Michigan and OSU are both great. I want epic matches and wins. Minnesota is a great rivalry and Brown Jug's the best trophy ever, but it's not really a RIVALRY.
I also like that we have a coach that talks a little. 90s were a great time of trash talk coming into the game. I'm hoping this year is the start of some epic games where Michigan comes out on top more often than not.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Wish we had Sione this year||
With Houma at fullback, a raging Smith at running back, Wheatly and Asiasi as the tight ends, and then Butt/Chesson could set inside or out to stretch the field, and have O'korn as a mobile running back, that is a lot of options to have to prepare for with 8 guys who can jumbo block (Chesson/Butt/Smith are all good blockers as well) and 5 guys to pass to, and 3 (or 4 with jet sweep) who can run. I just wouldn't want to be the defensive coordinator that had to prepare for the possibilities.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||What inside information do you have?||
Everything I heard from spring was that the competition was very tight with no leader coming out of camp. I htink that the competition will go throught the second weekend of fall camp unless one just breaks out with consistency. I just hadn't heard anything so am curious who you heard from.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Can you explain further?||
I'm not sure what you are getting at here if you do believe the people, including children, died.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Nepotism||
I'm sure it's a foot in the door for Jay to get a chance, but I just don't see Jim allowing any of his coaches to be substandard. He competes in everything, and I'm guessing Jay has to hold his own as much as the next guy. He is probably still near the bottom of coaching caliber at Michigan, but this is more because of the caliber of coach at Michigan than any thing Jay is doing. He also seems to be a chip off the ol block when it comes to interacting with recruits and understanding them.
I think this is far from a Jay Paterno type situation.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||True Story||
I drank sangria in Miami right next to his lamborgini on spring break in 2001.
Also talked to Pauli Shore and guys from some Canadian boy band. And that there is the entirety of brush with "celebrities".
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Pop in California||
On a ski trip to Tahoe, my friends and I stopped at a subway. I ordered a sub. I wasn't planning on getting a pop too, but she rang me up so I said, "that's fine, I'll have a pop". She looked at me confused and I repeated "That's fine I'll have a pop". Again confusion. This repeated a couple times until my buddy recognized the failure in communication and told her that I'd buy the "soda".
When I lived out east, I eventually switched to the soda terminology just to make things easier, but came back to Michigan and switched back to pop.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Profiting off of a tragedy||
I do think that people took advantage both financially and politically of the events of 9/11. But people have taken advantage of tons of tragedies. Like the singer or rapper who made a bunch of money off of the Haiti relief fund. I don't think that it's a consipracy. I think human nature makes people good and want to help others in need, and there are those out there who are willing to take advantage of people's goodness.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||I think what you are referring to is marketing||
I think what the other poster said is the more interesting consipracy theory. Coke wanted to switch from sugar to corn syrup, which would change the taste of Coke. To cover up the taste change, they came out with new Coke. Everyone hated it, and months later they brought back the Original Coke with the change from Sugar. The timing allowed people to forget what the original coke tasted like, and allowing them to make the switch.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Jersey Sizing||
I have an Addidas Number 2 Jersey my brother got me. I had to get a medium to fit me right and I wear all large clothing (6ft, over 200 lbs). Do all football jerseys run big?
I rarely wear it though. I used to wear it to the 1 or 2 games/ year, but since some of those would be maize outs, even then I'd lose out on chance to wear it.
And I find it weird that so many people here don't find it weird/ creapy that many follow high scool recruiting so close, with paid subscribtions, yet can't imagine a grown up wearing a jersey to a football game. I also find it weird when people say it's a huge waste of money and should be spent on a 401K or groceries? Really?
|5 weeks 3 days ago||What about the extra .2 miles?||
where does that come into the story?
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Here's a topic idea I posted late last time for another week||
This is something I do sometimes when I'm bored.
If you were a teenager with $3-4,000, what car would you buy right now and why?
The budget can be different, but this is roughly what I had for my first car in late 90s. You could also do same question with different budgets. Do you go for an old cheap sports car, a truck, a jeep, a van, why?. Manual vs auto. HIndsight is 20/20, so what would you get if you were a teenager now.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Summer before Junior year of College||
I was dating a girl who lived in Lansing area, I was with my folks in Holland. My first trip to see her in my VW, I had bad directions, a girlfriend who didn't answer her phone (house phone back then), and a car that started to act up. It went downhill from there.
I'd spend every weekend headed over to lansing and her stupid horsebarn (horses and drassage have got to be the most boring thing ever) while my car continued to have ghost issues where I had to continuously give it gas while it sputtered for about 10-20 minutes before it'd start to act right. Whenevr I took it to the mechanic, it'd always run well too. Eventually he figured out that a hole had rusted through to the gas tank inlet right above my passenger rear wheel so crap kept getting in my tank. An expensive fix later and it ran ok. I think I'm more pissed about giving up my weekends on lake Michigan though.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||I was a huge fan of Brady||
while at UofM. I defended him when he started for the Patriots his first year by listing off his game against Alabama and his 200+ yard 4th quarter against State. I thought he could have a decent career in the NFL as a backup who would get 1-3 years where he started as a consistent steady player. Even my blue tinted glasses never possibly assumed he'd have multiple super bowls and be one of the best ever. I did think Henson could be pretty special, especially after his game against Purdue and Drew Brees.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||I've only bought lemonade (prefer strawberry) Icy things||
which I htink are the best deal on a hot day. I think they used to be $3, but last I paid was $5. I can last the 4 hours for the game, but now that I have kids, I'm thinking I'm going to have to pony up when I go.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||I wish, with all this money coming in||
that they would reduce concessions just a little bit. I know I'm paying more for a pop or hot chocolate or hotdog in the stadium, but it'd be great if it was a little more affordable.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||I thought he had||
a 3 year old.
I'm impressed with Sarah and Jim. I'm expecting number 3 next week and have no idea how we are going to handle 3. The two older boys are already wild, adding a 3rd seems scary.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Henson as Junior >> Henson Soph or Fresh||
I agree that when they were on the team at the same time, Brady looked better. But you'd have a hard time convincing me that Junior Henson was not better than Senior Brady, and I thought senior Brady was awesome.
Henson's Junior year was unreal. If you go and watch some of Wolverine Historians videos of Henson I think you might change your mind. He finally stayed and moved in the pocket rather than tucking when his 1st or 2nd reciever was covered. He had an unbelievably quick release and could put the ball anywhere. He did have an amazing recieving core and line, but he also took advantage of it. Really wish he would have come back his senior year with Terrel with a more veteran defense. Could have been special.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||TOPIC IDEA||
This is something I do sometimes when I'm bored.
If you were a teenager with $3-4,000, what car would you buy right now and why?
The budget can be different, but this is roughly what I had for my first car in late 90s. You could also do same question with different budgets. Do you go for an old cheap sports car, a truck, a jeep, a van, why?. Manual vs auto. HIndsight is 20/20, so what would you get if you were a teenager now.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||This is why the NFL money argument||
was so dumb. I'm sure money plays a role with his decisions, but studying under Bo, I really don't think it plays nearly as much a role as people outside would like to think. Yes recruiting matters, but also spreading the goodness that is football and Michigan football especially is important to this man.
The problem is people continue to base what they think he's going to do based on what they would do. The problem is, he doesn't think like a normal person thinks. He's just wired differently and in turn, views the world differently. I t's always amazing to see writers say oh he's going to do this, or never do this, and then eventually come to the realization that this guy is just different. In a good way too.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Shut up Richard||
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Thrifty Acres||
For show and tell kids would always bring in their toys, and many of them would explain that they got them from Thrifty Acres. I imagined this Thrifty Acres to be a magical place with aisles and aisles of toys. I was so bummed when I found out it was another name for Meijer's.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||I grew up on west side of state||
I had never heard Ford's until recently. However, when it comes to Meijer, I had always called it Meijers, and also Krogers. I didn't even realize I was technically saying it wrong until I read something on the Michigan accent and that we tend to add the possesive 's to stores. Then I noticed, "oh yeah, it is just Meijer".
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Same here||
Snapped them clean in half in 6th grade playing on the monkey bars. It took the doctor 3 or 4 times to get them set right. The break doesn't hurt, but the putting bones back in place is definitely uncomfortable.
Glad OP's son is doing well. Feel bad about having the surgery. Luckliy bones heal very well most times.
|7 weeks 5 hours ago||Wait wait wait||
So you're trying to tell me we are having the summer Olympics during the middle of winter?
|7 weeks 5 hours ago||who came up||
with the two man luge?
I'm just wondering who looked at the luge sled and thought " you know what this needs? another guy on top of the guy"
|7 weeks 5 hours ago||I'd like to see your level 1 fighter||
say that to my level 12 Ranger's face. Then we'd see who's tough.
|7 weeks 5 hours ago||That's what I was thinking||
I want to go recruit his siblings if he has any.
|7 weeks 5 hours ago||Also helps MAC||
to play at least once a year. I'm fond of the MAC and getting them some money and exposure.
|7 weeks 6 hours ago||Utes?||
|7 weeks 6 hours ago||Hoke Recruiting Mone||
|7 weeks 6 hours ago||Of course||
he always plays a Paladin in D&D
|7 weeks 6 hours ago||I think it also helps||
that the media has kept Michigan in the front for almost the entire off season for football reasons. This is important. The summer swarm was big last year for a bunch of reasons; seeing lots of kids, getting to know coaches in tough to recruit areas, spreading football, and being a relevant story line for Michigan that was all about football. This year has been the same, and I'm sure he went bigger this year to take advantage off all the free publicity. Michigan is no longer the old school program that can just talk about history (not that I believe this, with Crisler and Yost being some of the biggest innovators of the game, but this has been a long stated "fact" by rivals). Michigan is the innovator, the cool kid, the players school that also cares about getting kids educated.
Harbaugh no doubt loves the game of football and spreading its goodness to youngsters, but to think he's not aware of all the beneficial side affects of this swarm and to think it's not all highly calculated, is being a little naive.
|7 weeks 8 hours ago||I understand your thinking||
but don't agree with it. Some of my best memories of games attended and watched have been against Notre Dame. There are very few games that can compete (obvs OSU) in terms of feeling like college football. Two storied programs playing against each other in historic stadiums with great traditions in the beginning of September. It's just right. If Michigan is going to be good enough to make the playoffs and make a run, then they are good enough to play Notre Dame.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Temple?||
no love for Temple who beat PSU last year?
|7 weeks 2 days ago||True story||
I was the body double in this shot.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Topanga came to party at Michigan my freshman year and||
That Topanga is one piece of ace, I know from experience dude. If you know what I mean.
no you don't
Well, not me personally but a guy I know. Him and her *got it on*. Wooo-eee!
no they didn't
No, no, no they didn't. But you could imagine what it'd be like if they did, right...? Everybody on, good, great, grand, wonderful.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||I assumed there would be coolers||
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Rutgers, this is how you prank||
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Always loved VW's||
"Drivers Wanted" slogan. It was simple and clever to me and explained exactly the type of driver that would want that car. i hated when they changed it to all grown up, sort of. Cars were ugly then too.
I think the worst commercial I remember seeing was some Chevy? truck commercial a few years ago where some guy had his old truck in the shop and his son was super sad. The mechanic said it was going to cost a lot to fix and wasn't worth it, but after loking at his son, he said, something like, I'll pay whatever. To me it said, "Hey, your truck will break down and cost you more than it's worth to fix, but your sentimental feelings about it will make you pay anyway."
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Not sure if ever mentioned||
but during his press conferences, or when he's in street clothes, he always looks like a mild mannered kid. Like a Clark Kent type of just super nice guy who you'd never believe that he'd be superman on the field. I can't wait to see what superman can do this year.
This defensive line was going to be crazy good no matter what, but this addition should help bring it to the next level. Add in a super aggressive linebacker core trying to get into the backfield, and I can see a potential for a record number of negative plays this year. I'm trying not to over psyche myself out for this.
|8 weeks 8 hours ago||I don't think you need to go that far||
The article makes a fair compromise. A redshirt year off and stay clean and stay on the team. Community service and counseling and maybe a small retribution for the woman, seems just as well. Stonum got a similar deal for drunk driving, and I thought that was the way to go. give em a year to figure out if it's a one time thing and if they can stay out of trouble.
Football programs can also go the positive ways to get troubled kids to get their lives in order. I think Joppru was a prime example of this where Lloyd gave an ultimatum to either shape up or ship out.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||It's important||
becuase it muddies up the water for if it's truly bad. The SEC has switched it's reasons on why these camps are bad and then got them banned, only to realize that the ban was worse. So now we know that the camps are really good for the kids and for many smaller colleges.
Now they continue to come out with new arguments on why its bad, when now all I hear is that they are saying they are bad for the SEC when Harbaugh or someone else comes into their turf to hold camps and recruit.
So yes, it is important who says what, because when they are not consistent in what they are saying, and do things that contradict what they are saying, it is hard to believe that what they are now saying holds water.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Honestly||
he is making his point much better than you are yours. I think you have point, but I htink you are going about it entirely the wrong way.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||I don't mind competing||
and the main worry about not pushing him forward (by rules we have to sign off to move him ahead) is that he will be bored in school. I'm sure he will be fine either way, but some things are definitely going to be different if you are older vs younger. Most of the time it is transparent, but sometimes you are very aware of it. I struggled when I couldn't drive to my Junior prom, and even in college, it is weird when you can't go to the bars until you are almost in your second semester of your senior year.
I also am thinking that school has changed since I was in school. I hate all the standardized tests and hearing that kids in kindergarten are getting homework. As someone who has been dutifully working for the last 13 years with very few breaks (4-5 weeks a year) I'm also don't care to push my kids to "adulthood" to early either. I want him to be an adult and self sufficient, but an extra year of living as a kid doesn't sound so bad.
Sports are a side affect of this as well. I want them to play a competitive high school sport. I don't really care which one, but would hope one is atleast a team sport, as it promotes a healthy lifestyle and teaches about winning and losing even when you try or sometimes don't try that hard. Competing against kids who are a year or a year and a half older might mean he doesn't get to experience that.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Yet that is the main crux of the argument||
he isn't saying what he's saying because he thinks it is good for the kids. He is saying what he is saying because he knows that they make it harder for Alabama and him. It's fine that he wants rules that benifit him and his program, Harbaugh and Michigan fans want the same thing. But the difference is, the hypocrisy in how this happens. Harbaugh is consistant in his message and his tacticts.
For Saban, even if you believe his argument is valid, his hypocrisy invalidates or at least devalues his argument as his intentions and reasons are not consistant with how he runs his program.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||I want my boys to play sports in HS||
and enjoy them so they continue to play pick up games, and IM sports when they are in college. Expecting that they could make a D1 scholarship is pretty naive on my part.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Steroids and Growth Hormones||
Not to be too cynical, but on top of what you said, many who get to that next level include a little bit of Growth hormones or steroids. Not everyone has them, but I'm guessing it'd be more than any of us would be comfortable admitting.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||I've been debating this for a while||
My 3 year old's birthday is in September. My wife and I are trying to decide whether to push him forward or hold him back. I was younger for my grade (November bday so graduation at 17) and sometimes I think it would have been nicer to be older rather than younger. I still played sports and did fine in school, but would have been nice to be a little bigger and drive earlier.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||As someone who works in the battery business||
hybrids can be ok, but are almost impossible to find in your configuration with AWD. The big reason is that a lot of them are purely built for MPGs, so a lot of them are FWD only and a lot of a low resistant tire that will really not help you when you hit snow (need to get Blizzaks which will lower your MPGs by 2-4). Hybrids are kind of expensive for what they do as they require a gas motor and electric motor, adding weight and complexity. GM has a large line of mild hybrids available, which are stop start systems that run everything when you come to a stop.
When looking at MPGs, it is always good to look at how many miles you plan to drive a year and divide the different MPGs to see how many gallons you are truly saving. the difference between 33 and 36 MPG is much less than the difference between 17 and 20 MPG savings.
Suburu offers a large lineup of AWD cars that get good MPGs. I think the Fusion also offers good return for an AWD car. Otherwise do as Jeepinben suggests and get a small cross over. My wife's Escape gets good gas mileage and doesn't feel underpowered with the turbo 1.6 L. the CX-5 is up in power and also gets good MPGs. Good luck on your car search.
|9 weeks 7 hours ago||Not sure I understand||
having Brandon make an annual salary of $1.3 million looks worse to me. And still, the athletic department runs in the black with no cost to students in tuition fees. And the football team is 90% responsible for this. Doesn't it look better to have fringe benifits for the students who help to keep the department in the black rather than a bunch of fat cats making money?
|9 weeks 7 hours ago||I guessed the same||
and it seem pretty reasonable. I think it is money well spent as it feels like it is money being spent for the players who help bring in millions and millions of dollars.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||This is good advice||
You need to know your market value. Using salary.com can give a good idea of what the range is, with and without bonuses. You can run this through the recruiter if you don't want to be the one to ask. That is what they should be there for.
Sometimes you can get 4 weeks if you have a good reason. Most places want you as soon as possible, but I know we are having a hard time getting people, so they are accepting certain demands like this to get good people in.
The 10-4 work week probably should have been asked in an interview to see what flexibility the jobs offer in regards to work schedules. Usually either a company does this or doesn't. I'm guessing that if they didn't bring it up, they don't offer it, as it's usually seen as a perk, but I could be wrong.
Good luck, as a creature of habit, job changes always are a risk.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Texas in all whites||
always look like they are in pajamas to me. Like long underwear or something.
I have always liked the Bears orange and dark blue and think the lions look pretty good with the hawaiian blue and silver.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||I forgot to mention||
I was able to use my moms pontiac lemans (winter car) during the summer of when I wsa 16 to save money to buy a car before I was 17 (with a little help from grandparents). Each of my brothers had the same deal. It's hard to earn money for a car without a car.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Ford has 0% financing available||
Many car manufacturers have these deals every once in a while.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||To me, this is why it's worse||
Patriots are one of the best football teams ever and lost in a dramatic way. It just felt wrong that the best team was't crowned champion that year.
GSW are great, but if they lose, it doesn't feel necesarily like the best team did not get a championship. Still an amazing season that no one can take away.
Also, Draymond is a nut kicking tool.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||I just got my first vehicle with 4wd||
and I have to admit that I'm looking at turning it to snow mode and going through some deaper snow. My mazdaspeed 3 has done fine in the winters, especially when I had blizzaks, but there was definitely some times I really had to plan ahead to ensure I had enough momentum to get where I was going.
I'll have to be careful now, though, as my new vehicle is around 1,400 lbs more than what I'm used to. Stopping will be a concern.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||Downshifting disagreement (not with you)||
In slippery conditions I agree, and have used it for that, but I had a disagreement with a coworker who thought I was stupid for not downshifting all the time when coming to a stop in normal conditions. I told him I thought it was stupid to put undue wear on my clutch, trans, and motor when my brakes are actually much better at slowing me down and bringing me to a stop and are much cheaper to replace.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||I'm hoping to have my kids buy part of first car||
so they have skin in the game and they get to pick what they think is cool. If they pick something they like, hopefully they will treat it better. I had a lot of friends who trashed their hand me down cars because they got them for free and didn't like them.
It is weird to hear that there is a lot of kids who are waiting to get their license. Not having a phone call last more than 1 minute with any of my friends growing up (usually just to see where we were going to meet), the only way to hang out with my friends was to hike it on my bike on roads people were constantly going 70-80 miles an hour (back roads in Holland). I could not wait for the freedom a car allowed me. Getting places quicker and opening up the places I could get was a godsend.
It's a long ways off, but they love their cars now.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||Get a car you like||
Advice from my dad. As he stated, you are spending a lot of money on a car (a lot is a different dollar amount to different people and different times in your life), so you might as well spend it on something you like.
So far, all of my purchases have been cars I've enjoyed driving and enjoyed how they look and feel, and it makes me happy when I go out and get in them.
This probably applies more to people who are into cars, but even though my wife isn't really into cars, I know she enjoys the cars she has owned, and made sure to get the cars she wanted and not settle.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Exception will be||
that head coach is not afraid to keep gas pedal down during game. I believe there will be very few opportunities for teams to make dramatic comebacks after the team starts to back off and try to run out the clock.
|10 weeks 5 hours ago||So. it's not that you don't understand the concept||
it's that you don't understand why you can't differentiate the concept when it comes to football. Sounds like you need to answer it.
And if you had written the original question like you just did, and asked if anyone else thought this way, it wouldn't have come off as judgemental. The way you worded your post and later defended it, made you come off as if you thought you were morally superior in not being a hypocrite.
For me, I have two (almost 3 come July) boys who I want to be involved in sports. I don't really care which sport they choose, but will try to get them exposed to many sports to get them in ones they like. I would prefer at least one sport be a team sport if possible, because I believe that is important to be accountable to your teammates. I Personally think a lot of people don't get their kids into other sports because I don't believe that football is unique in character building. Each sport I played growing up taught me plenty of lessons that were similar to lessons learned in football. With other options, why should parents be chastized for doing what they think is good for their kid. Maybe their kid is small and fast and better for soccer, or has a great motor and heart, but not a lot of raw speed and is a distance runner, or a whole slew of other reasons.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Marry Jed York's Money?||
but who knows, maybe it was for his personality
|10 weeks 2 days ago||you're missing the whole point.||
The meal is the act of sitting down with him. It doesn't matter what you get. As long as he's sitting in that restaurant, it's a meal.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||no way my palate||
is good enough to ever justify that kind of cash. I don't have the best sense of smell so my taste isn't great either. Heck, I have a hard time justifying Zingerman's with my palate. I just can't imagine what they do to the food to make it $700 good.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||I'm 35||
and just upgraded from my boy racer car (Mazdaspeed 3) to family car (ford explorer sport). I am still keeping my speed3, but need the extra space for the 3rd kid on the way. Sport has a nice engine that gets up and goes, so still a nice drive.
In regards to loyalty, I don't have a lot. I have really liked Mazdas so far and I am a fan of Ford over the last 8-10 years as they've upgraded their lineup.
I'm glad you had good dealings with VW. I loved the way my wife's turbo beetle drove, but oh so many electrical problems. My checkbook did not appriciate that. The dealerships (Suburban in Farmington Hills) also treated my wife like crap when she was trying to get everything fixed. My parents have had a much better experience though with their VWs and dealerships.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||Sounds good,||
buthaving 2 (almost 3) kids under 4 is my main hurdle to going to the movies. In a few years I'll probably be able to go more often. That's a heck of a deal if I do.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||I rarely get to go to the movies||
now a days, but I agree that going to the movies just feels special. getting a bucket of popcorm and a huge drink. I love it when my wife and I get a chance to go.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||Xwing Miniatures||
It's a geeky table top game with cool star wars spaceship models where you pretend to go pew pew.
I also love to play soccer, but haven't been able to play as much lately.
Once my house is done this fall I'm hoping to have more time to do more stuff.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||My Brother ran against him||
Both in the OK Red conference and my brother ran both track and cross country.
That kid was amazing though. I felt bad for the second place kid at state cross country, because he ran a respectable 14:30 or so, but Dathan ran a 14:08.
The hole Rockford cross country team was rediculous though. My brother almost had our schools record at low 16s and Rockford had I think 3 guys besides Dathan that ran in the 15s.
I'm just glad we got to beat Rockford in soccer every year, because they dominated the rest of the sports.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Maybe you live in the wrong town||
and it's your fault.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Well done||
I missed that part about the wagoneer in the original post.
To answer OP way late;
2016 Volvo XC90 for my family car
1964 356C Porsche
1958 Jaguar XK150 Convertible
2010 (cheat cause I want a 4th) Porsche 911 4S
My grandad and grandmother had a 356C porsche that we had to sell off because it was too much money to be able to enjoy driving around and cost in general. My other grandparents had a XK150 that my uncle now has that is rotting in florida. I'd want both for sentimental reasons. I love the new Volvo SUV, and would want that to drive the family around in it. The 911 4s would be my everyday no kids car that I can drive year round with some winter wheels. I'd buy used because this things going to get used and is going to see salt.
I'd technically need one more car for my wife's daily driver, but would let her pick it out. Maybe the new Jaguar SUV.
For no good reasons, I have all my lottery cars picked out and ready to go.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Kelvin, always||
Also, dibs on the band name "310 Kelvin"
|11 weeks 2 days ago||I like my sugar||
with coffee and cream
|11 weeks 3 days ago||356C has even taller windshield||
and looks pretty good. I also like the more verticle 911 type headlights. plus you can get 95 ponies, or I think they also had the 115 hp version too.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||Rule 22||
If you are to fail, fail epically (see jersey sales, RDT reveal, Mike Jones)
|12 weeks 2 days ago||Not sure if posted yet but||
I'd add one more to the list.
9) Make an attempt to check if something you posted was already posted recently, especially if it's still on the first page of MGoBoard.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||I'm guessing it's||
similar to how I feel between when I buy a lotto ticket and when I check a lotto ticket.
|13 weeks 9 hours ago||I love Harbaugh's response||
Consistent with his message all along, get quality coaches out there to help teach football to kids.
I also don't know if it's going to be a great advantage for a football coach to be at a Harbaugh event when competing for a recruit. You'll get to see a direct comparison in how two different coaches actually coach. Harbaugh's high enthusiasm, weirdness, and being able to play football is hard to compete with.
|13 weeks 2 days ago||Why not||
protect and serve. He did both in this case, protecting the child with a car seat and serving the public by helping out this man who needed it.
|14 weeks 3 hours ago||Weird for me||
I've heard all about Justin Beiber for years, yet I couldn't name one of his songs. Are they played on the radio? I might hear them and not know it's him, but it just was always weird that I don't know any of his songs from anywhere.
|14 weeks 3 hours ago||That's fair and insightful||
never thought of it that way, but their songs never seemed bad and seemed catchy, even if they are formulaic. When I am just listening in the car and they come on, it's usually catchy or familiar enough for me to leave on and listen to.
It's funny that they are compared to Creed, whose songs I really don't enjoy. I was just wondering if that's how others felt about Nickelback songs.
|14 weeks 6 hours ago||Do people really not like Nickelback?||
or is it just an internet thing?
I'm no super fan or anything (like go to a concert), but I like a lot of their songs when they come on the radio. Just wasn't sure if people truly hate or dislike their music, or if it's just an internet meme type thing.
|14 weeks 1 day ago||I like your version better||
"You see I had my hand up because I was trying to get the waiter's attention, and that happened to coincide with when they were asking for who was in favor of the proposition, and I didn't want to explain myself, and really our vote doesn't count anyway, so whoops, my bad."
"Also, the steak and lobster was just ok, so I was already thrown off my game."
|14 weeks 2 days ago||Boston||
was a great place to watch football all day at the alumni bar. Amazing how much money I'd go through in a day and night of watching football and drinking, and then going out later and drinking. No matter how well I planned, I always seemed to have to hit up an ATM for morning breakfast.
I'm with a bunch of the other posters here now, where I am watching a delayed broadcast. I just am super paranoid now and record the game, the aftershow, and then the next game, just in case.
|14 weeks 2 days ago||If M doesn't double||
their shutouts from last year, then I will be really dissapointed.
Despite the sarcasm there, it really isn't impossible though. I only expect the defense to get better or maintain from what they did last year, and will play an easier schedule. Should be pretty fun to see. In 3 games last year, they only gave up 1 touchdown, and then there were the 3 shutouts on top of that. I'm more hoping to see the improvement over the OSU and Indiana games where they gave up over 40 (indiana with 2 OTs).
|14 weeks 3 days ago||That car in red||
was my dream car when I was a kid. Loved the targa top with the whale tale. A new boxster with a frunk and a trunk would be a great modernized way to travel this summer
|14 weeks 4 days ago||Yeah, I'm not sure||
people are getting this. These used to be one of my favorite posts. Way more fun than the posbangs.
|14 weeks 4 days ago||I miss Dave Brandon's Vision||
and Wow experience.
Really pointless to have the student section when we could get way more money by selling to normal fans.
Also, normal fans are way better than students because they get there on time.
|14 weeks 4 days ago||Let em go||
and braid them
|14 weeks 4 days ago||Oh yeah!||
well I slept with your wife
|14 weeks 4 days ago||Screw Potatoes||
they almost killed off my people, forcing my family to move across the sea to Scotland.
Why are you so damn good potatoes (with the e, without the e, who knows? and theirs no way for us to ever really know).
|14 weeks 4 days ago||I just came here to talk about points and politics||
how come people don't upvote me more. And who was the person who downvoted me for that one post.
Also, Trump is the greatest and Trump is the worst DISCUSS!
ALSO HERE IS ALL CAPS RANDOM!!! LINE TO KNOW I MEAN WHATEVER!! IM SAYING
Also, one sentence paragraphs
Also, I think we need more threads about Staee
|15 weeks 3 days ago||Similar Strategy||
there was a company ( this was probably 20 years ago but they still might be there) in Seattle that used to take VW classic beetles and restore them to like new and sell them for around $7,000. I think as a business plan you could do a similar thing.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||Work out at lunch||
I've been working out at lunch and then skip the weekend. I have 2 little kids and my wife works so it's the only time I have. I do weights Monday Wednesday Friday doing bench, curls, triceps work out|, back, core/stomach, and shoulders. Then 10 minutes on treadmill. Then Thursday and Tuesday its strictly a treadmill varying between consistent speed and ramping up speed with angle and then slowing back down. They are only 35- 45 minute workouts. I really need to eat better to lose the weight I need to, but it's at least something. Good luck.
|16 weeks 1 day ago||*UR||
|16 weeks 2 days ago||Off Topic but||
that Siri commercial with Cookie monster is hilarious.
I love me some Cookie Monster.
|16 weeks 2 days ago||Full Disclosure||
I don't know what Meta really means.
|16 weeks 2 days ago||It can give everyone an extra few inches||
It'd be awesome to have a few more inches for seating.
Good job with the photo shop. If they did this they'd have to ensure they don't put seats right next to the suites so evreyone can have sitelines for the entire game.
|16 weeks 2 days ago||I wouldn't accept that reliability||
which is why I haven't gone back to VW (amongst some other reasons). However, I'm also not the target market of someone who has enough expendable income to have an $80-$100,000 vehicle. In that market, there is a chance that they have another vehicle and the driving experience is good enough for the owner to look past this. Land Rover has horrible reliability, yet they continue to make and sell cars. BMW and Mercedes had a 10 year run of bad reliability, and yet continue to sell many cars.
Every car article comment section is filled with fanboys of Ford, Chevy, Toyota?, and every other manufacturer looking beyond faults in their competing vehicle to feel that their choice is the best. Tesla is no different.
They remind me a lot of apple. Apple didn't invent the smart phone and, depending who you talk to, don't make the best smart phone. What they did was create a version of the smart phone that made it more main stream and this pushed competitors to get better products out sooner.
Tesla didn't invent the electric car. And there is a good chance that they won't have the best electric car in the future. What they are doing is showing that electric cars can be a much better cars now and much more than the small niche group of buyers. This is forcing the OEMs to move quicker to get better electric vehicles to the market sooner. Tesla is not going to hurt the Fords and GMs, but it will force them to possibly modify their strategy and hopefully for the benfit of us all.
|16 weeks 2 days ago||Dealerships||
I agree that everyone should play by the same rules, but I'm not against changing antiquated rules to benefit all. I love cars, but hate dealing with most dealerships. The buying experience has rarely been pleasant, with even the few cars I've bought even using the ford z-plan. I do agree with a lot of your points though. I do agree with some of your points. I was able to order a ford that I wanted and it will be here in 60-90 days. No issues with that hopefully.
I do think you are showing your bias though. Full disclosure for me, I work in the battery industry. I don't own and have never owned a hybrid. Last two cars I've bought are both the highest powered version of that car. Why I think tesla is important is that they are making electric vehicles viable and pushing other manufacturers to push the technology quicker. they are an open source technology company allowing the electric car to develop quicker as well. Electric cars are going to take a share of the market and this is good. Electric cars are important because electricity can be created by a huge diverse set of power sources. Electric vehicles are also very important in one of the largest markets for new cars in China.
Yes tesla gets more publicity and less scrutiny by some, but it also is fighting through a bunch of misinformation and people who dismiss them and the technology without the same amount of scrutiny that they give their own favorite manufacturer (you've been proven to be misinformed a couple times here).
|16 weeks 2 days ago||Lithium ion batteries don't have lead||
Or Mercury. There is a possibility that Europe could do a complete lead ban in 2025 if lithium starter batteries are viable alternatives. Lithium batteries are designed to last for 8-10 years with 80% capacity life using the highest drive cycle and highest temperature environment they may be used in. Heat is what kills battery life. In Michigan I don't see why you couldn't get 15 years out of a battery. At end of life there is a lot of recycling to recover the materials.
|16 weeks 2 days ago||Frisker is alive||
It was sold in bankcrupcy to Wanxiang. The owner is using it to get his foot in the door with a US automobile company. He is pretty committed to electric vehicles.
|16 weeks 4 days ago||Wheatley's a Monster||
is the first thing I said when marveling at the photo, only to scroll down and read the same exact thing as a caption. Great minds think alike caption guy.
|17 weeks 4 hours ago||It's hard to break that thought process||
Even this blog was hoping a more athletic recruited safety would replace Kovacs after his first season, despite his consistancy. This quickly changed his next year playing, but with all of the sites evaluating players, it's hard to believe that a guy hardly recruited could be better than these guys everyone pegs as can't misses.
It sounds like (from outside anyway) that the walk ons have always been respected by the team and that's probably the most important stamp of approval.
|17 weeks 8 hours ago||In a way||
by being Dave Brandon and getting fir....er...stepping down to explore new opportunities, he played the biggest role in getting Hackett.Just think, if he had just been even 80% as bad as he was, we'd probably not have either Jim here. It took him being 100% a-hole level to make that happen.
|17 weeks 1 day ago||Well||
I can't just call you Man
|17 weeks 3 days ago||My parents had that wagon||
they only kept it for maybe 2 years, as quality was crap, but those were cool looking for the 80s and man were they off road capable. My friends parents had one too and the engine caught on fire.
|17 weeks 3 days ago||I hope the Buick Avista (different name)||
makes it to production. I'm not a huge fan of the camero looks, but can't deny it's amazing engineering. If you add this style, to that performance, this should be a player in the sports car luxury market
|17 weeks 3 days ago||It'd be cool||
if they could drop the 4 cylinder and V6 from the camaro into a mid engine car and bring back the fiero. Not sure if there is enough room to do it, but I just saw an alpha romeo yesterday, and it looked and sounded great. A less expensive Fiero could probably take it.
|17 weeks 3 days ago||Not sure if serious||
but that actually looks pretty cool. jump seats are pointless any way so might as well make big storage in back, and as someone mentioned, should increase visibility.
Loking at the concept above for the 2016 El Camino, it looks like a chevy Sonic front end instead of putting a muscle car front end like you would expect.
|17 weeks 3 days ago||My parents had a used '89 pontiac LeMans||
That my mom drove in the winter and me and my two brothers learned to drive on.
I agree that it probably was a horrible legacy to its muscle car past, but man that car was rock solid and could fit a lot in it for being such a small car. It also got close to 40 mpg. Thing was as basic as you could get. 4 speed with power nothing and only one side view mirror. After buying it used, it still took 3 teenagers and 10 years for us to kill it off.
|17 weeks 3 days ago||Well Said||
It only happened a couple times, but it was awesome to see all 5 on the floor at once.
I have to agree, this class had such amazing players that created some of the best basketball to watch.
|18 weeks 1 day ago||ESPN Features on Gameday||
One in particular:
It was or still is a league where disabled kids play football. One kid in particular was in a wheel chair and was holding the football as his dad pushed him, but dropped the ball before he scored the touchdown and had to leave because he had some internal issues. He cried to his dad, not because he didn't score, but he thought he let his dad down because he didn't score. I think he did score in that game or another game before he passed away, but damn that gets me.
Agree with most of the parents here. Once you have kids, it's hard not to insert your own into situations I hear about other kids.
|18 weeks 2 days ago||Totally agree||
1 child is a lot more than none, and now that I have 2, it's a lot more than 1. I have a 3rd on the way, and I can only imagine what it's going to be like.
|18 weeks 4 days ago||You can't even pump||
up these shoes?
|19 weeks 5 hours ago||Irony goes further||
just the other day he was complaining that people who don't coach or didn't play shouldn't be able to comment as much as people who do, or that there should be a separate site for those types. Now he's trying to downplay a poster who IS a coach and has proven at least an above average level of understanding to the game on here.
|19 weeks 8 hours ago||Not engaging Section 6||
|19 weeks 8 hours ago||I think Bielien is great||
but here he is wrong. Coaches can go anywhere, and if you can't sell your program to a guy after 4 years, than it's really not fair to keep them.
Michigan took advantage of a similar situation with Rudok last year. He was pushed out by a prgram that didn't really want him as the starter. He accepted this, moved on to another program, and now has an option to possibly go pro.
|19 weeks 1 day ago||I think it was Bo's asst Coaches||
complaining that the facilities they had in Miami (ntm) were better.
Point still stands. I spent a lot of time in the ME help room and it was an all brick room with a bunch of tables and no windows. It wasn't a great place to be, but I was efficient as hell when I was in there. No looking off into the beautiful weather, no distractions, just business.
And yes, it's probably a pretty rediculous comparison, but it's all this engineer has.
|19 weeks 2 days ago||In Addition||
The competition between the quarterbacks also helps all of them grow. Naming a starter now does nothing to help gamesmanship nor competition over the spring and summer.
I remember when i thought Tate had the position wrapped up, yet Denard stepped in and worked hard and took that position. I'm not sure if Tate realized his position was truly up for grabs, but Denard knew, and thank goodness he did.
It doesn't even help the writers as they get to write all their hysteria pieces on no QB setting themselves apart, and will Michigan have a QB controversy.
|19 weeks 2 days ago||Reminds me of the time||
when Brady, at Michigan, slammed his hand down hard on a table and broke it while watching game film causing him to miss a bunch of games,
oh wait, nm too.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||I've thrown up on so many airplanes||
I worry that I'm going to get payback with my kids. Mine had a lot to do with the fact that they used to smoke on planes though.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||Out $8K||
Year I had my second son. My company switched insurance plans between when I had my first and second sons. My wife had all sorts of complications and my son was in NICU after he was born and later on for something else. Our family limit for the year was $8,000 and I think we hit just under that.
Now kids and wife are on my wife's UofM plan. This pregancy is way cheaper.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||Spring Break 2001 down to South Beach||
It was a last minute trip, which are the best kind. Just me and two of my housemates. Ride was 22 hours down and 25 on way back. Had a blast the whole week trying to get into different bars and spending the days on the beach. Even the traffic jams were somehow fun.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||Stepped on a stingray in San Diego||
All in all the trip was a great trip. A drive up Highway one, and San Diego is awesome.
The only hiccup was when I stepped on something squishy and thought a fish had bit me. I kept swimming because I figured it was all in my head, but when I got out of the water a half hour later I was still bleeding. Went to the lifeguard station and they said I was stung by a sting ray. I rotated between extremely hot buckets of water and cold buckets to try to get the anti coagulant poision out. Ended up bleeding all over hotel room too and getting charged for some damaged towels.
|20 weeks 7 hours ago||In all honesty||
you are coming off as the insecure one.
Usually when you have to revert to your resume (of which I have no idea what you have actually done), then your argument is usually not that strong to begin with.
There are pllenty of brilliant writers on this site that have and have not played sports at the highest of levels, which includes the guys who write for the site.
I do not include you at all in this group. So maybe try writing some informative, educational, well thought out posts based on whatever sport you are an expert in before you go tossing things in that glass house of yours.
|20 weeks 8 hours ago||Why don't you||
Create that site and leave all us muggles here (like Brian, Ace, and Seth) alone.
|20 weeks 4 days ago||Good to know||
I think that turning good books into good movies is tough. There are very few books I can think of where I liked the movie better. I actually liked the Lord of rings movies better than thr books, which is probably blasphemy. I just had a a really hard time understanding who was what in the books. I really enjoyed the Game of Thrones books and have heard that the series holds its own. I loved Ender's game (read the book probably 20 times) and thought the movie didn't do it justice.
Mybe i will try The Road as a books, but will never again watch the movie or suggest it to anyone. It was just a little too real for a post apocolyptic world, if that makes any sense.
|20 weeks 4 days ago||I used to live out there||
Boston is a great walking city. It is a lot smaller than you would think. If you start in Boston Commons, you can see the swan boats and the capitol building and start the Freedom Trail, which is a great way to see the city, and is easy to follow, as it is a red line through the streets.
On the Freedom Trail I would recommend the kings chapel buring ground, which I believe you can go across the street and drink a Sam Adams while looking at Sam adams (in the grave. The picture on the bottle is of Paul Revere), the old meeting house, the old corner bookstore, old state house, and Fanueil hall, which you enter through the back and go up to the second floor. I'd grab lunch at Quincy Market, which has lots of options to eat new and upcoming places that are getting their start.
Head up to the north end and grab some dessert at Modern Pastry, and stop by Paul Rever's house. Then you can head on to the North Church and possibly the aquarium. There's a great place to eat seafood on the Wharf that I can't remember, but ask people, and they will tell you.
On top of this, I'd suggest taking the Duck tour. I've been 3 times, and learned something new every time. They leave from the prudential building and I think the aquarium, but look it up to be sure. Each driver had a specific personality and I still remember a lot of my history from those tours. Like the north end started as protestants, changed to irish, then to a jewish area, and finally is now itallian. Also learned about their famous crooked mayor Curly, who won an election from jail on the slogan "I did it for a friend" and the famous "If it's not Curly it's straight". Also learned about the Sam Adams thing too.
If you love history, you will really love Boston, as they've kept a lot of it around. Just try not to drive as the streets make no sense and the T is really easy to use.
|20 weeks 4 days ago||Didn't read the Road||
but saw the movie. I have to imagine the book is somewhat similar. If so, I couln't imagine reading it. The Road has to be one of the most depressing, scary, and overall just sad movies I have ever watched. Not even really redemption in the end. Just more of the same horribleness. Anyone who thinks post apocalyptic would be kind of cool, needs to watch that and they will never think of it again.
|20 weeks 4 days ago||Keeps SEC||
From having 100 dual sport players that aren't any good at shotput or javelin throw or fencing, but don't count against the football scholarship.
|21 weeks 1 day ago||Followed by second breakfast||
and a second trip to the can
|21 weeks 1 day ago||The Saban bump||
I'm guessing there will be a lot of coaches hoping to pull a Saban bump and run into some recruits catching the open practice.
|21 weeks 2 days ago||Our D-line is Linebacker friendly||
Weren't there a couple games where the linebackers graded out low, not because of poor play, but because the d-line never gave them a chance?
I like the idea of this d-line and this secondary paired with some aggressive linebackers.
|21 weeks 3 days ago||Someday; I want to read your story||
I keep getting little tidbits of your life on here. I think you played a sport here at Michigan (Hockey?) but can't remember, and it sounds like you've done a million things since. Farming? Something in Alaska? Something with a badge? a body gaurd? on top of having a bunch of kids. I might be exhagerating based on my poor memory, but it always seems like you have relevant life experiences an its amazing how much you've done.
It's weird how we get little tidbits into complete strangers lives on this forum.
|21 weeks 3 days ago||All great advice||
Some of the same reasons we are looking at leasing. The much lower monthly payment to keep things affordable and not having as long as a commitment if this doesn't end up being our be all car in the long run as the family changes. Still seems like a lot of money, but I htink that's just cars in general.
|21 weeks 3 days ago||Consistently fast||
always gets you there faster. I made a trip up to Macinac this fall with my wife, and we made the trip from Plymouth to the boat in 3.5 hours. I went 80 the whole time and took the inside corner in as many turns as possible. Really wanted to make the 6 oclock boat.
|21 weeks 3 days ago||That's it||
Yeah, It was not a great car to drive. The seating position is awkward. My dad, who is 6 ft, kept knocking levers coming off the steering cloumn with his knees. It was a very long car with the mid engine and plus 2. I think it was one of the only ferraris to drop in price almost immedeately and continue to drop.
|21 weeks 3 days ago||Very Nice||
I did the same, but landed on the carrera 4S and Volvo XC-90. The thought behind the 4s is that it would be an easier car to handle for an amatuer, and I could drive it year round with some snow tires.
I always have a few Lotto cars picked out for myself.
|21 weeks 3 days ago||Thanks||
Yea, I've been keeping my eye on the Mazda, as I love my current Mazda. Hopefully it hits dealerships soon so I can test drive to compare. I do think the ford engine will be hard to beat, and it will depend on how big the insides compare too with seating (3 across car seats is a pain).
I'm actually thinking of leasing for the first time in my life. My commute is really short, and it doesn't lock me into a vehicle for too long of a time if I end up really not liking it (I've had current car for 9+ years). It also allows me to keep my current car which I love. Any MgoAdvice from people who lease? I know to put as little down as possible, so you don't lose out if you want a pull ahead or something else. I'd use the z-plan, so it seems pretty simple, but working outside the comfort zone here.
|21 weeks 3 days ago||No kidding||
I learned about the trucks about 10 years ago, but was always under the impression that minivans were around $25-35,000. Who the hell are buying (can afford) all these cars?
|21 weeks 3 days ago||How'd you land on the GTS||
vs all of the other porsche models? Not that I am or will ever be in that predicament, but just wondering what put you to the GTS vs a Carrera 4s or even a Caymen S. From what I have read, the GTS is an amazing track car. Do you get a lot of track days? How are the daily commutes/ drives?
|21 weeks 3 days ago||110 mph driving||
In a couple cars
- My Mazdaspeed 3
- My Dad's boss' Ferrari (Montach? not one of the better ferraris)
- BMW X6 Hybrid (We designed the battery for it and had a sample test vehicle)
Riding passenger 130 mph in high school in my buddy's Datson on some back roads. Can't remember if it was a 240 or not. I just remember being scared shitless in that thing.
|21 weeks 3 days ago||Slight change of subject||
My families growing again this summer, so with 3 kids I need to get a bigger car. Pretty slim pickings when you are looking at 6 and 7 passenger vehicles that are fun to drive.
I drove a Explorer XLT with a V6, and it was fine. It is a big vehicle that can put three across the back seat and put a lot of stuff in the back, and I like the way it looks (Land roverish). Last night I drive the Sport version with the Turbo V6 though, and it actually put a smile on my face. That engine is amazing. I think I may have just cost myself a lot more money, but will enjoy myself a lot more in the long run. If you find yourself in a similar predicament I highly recommend you try it out.
Also, did anyone else know that they are selling minivans for nearly $50,000? I wasn't planning on getting one, but I looked just to check the "econimical" way, and wow.
|21 weeks 3 days ago||I originally thought the weight gain was going to be bad||
coming off an injury, I was thinking it was bad weight until I read the article and saw a picture of him. He does not look like a guy pushing 300. Man, what a possible threat at TE with possible pass blocking and pass catching. i'd hate to be the DB that has to cover or take him down.
|21 weeks 3 days ago||Very bummed about Houma||
I still remember being excited about his HS highlight tapes. I know it was Utah, but he was a big kid making guys miss, running guys over, and outrunning guys.
I thought he might even get a run at RB, ala some of the big backs of the big ten. I was happy to see him get some carries and show off what he could do. Not just a wasted redshirt, but a wasted talent in his previous 3 years.
|22 weeks 3 hours ago||Not to brag||
but I easily matched your result. Didn't even break a sweat.
|22 weeks 4 hours ago||I used to enjoy Joe vs Pro show||
It really showed the talent deficit between a pro, and a weekend warrior type athlete, even using guys retired from the league for a while. When I rarely go, I like to get to NBA games early to watch the shoot arounds. It's amazing how many guys can hit everything from everywhere, even the bigs.
|22 weeks 5 hours ago||Surprised low or high||
With OL having long arms, I would project right around this number, with maybe high side low 30s. the guys I would expect to have the highest reps, would be the defensive line guys, that might not have the height and arm length measurables.
I really don't know how this all translates to real football accurately.
|22 weeks 23 hours ago||Saginaw Soccer Tournament 1997||
My last year playing club soccer (U17 or U16) was uninspired. Soccer moms had taken over our club and ran out the founder who went on to form a premiere league. I was playing on the B team, and we lost every game that year during the regular season. It was frustrating as our coach wouldn't let us play in the formation we wanted to play in, and our goalie was horrible, discounting a decent amount of talent on the field.
This all continued until our last game of the year when neither the coach or the goalie could make it, so my dad let us play our 3-5-2 formation with one of our players stepping in at goal. With 11 players we played well and tied our last game.
We went to our first tournament of the season in Saginaw and didn't expect much. 16 teams with 4 pods playing round robin with a semi and final game if you advanced. The only difference was that we were able to grab the premiere team goalie, and our coach, after hearing how well we played, agreed to let us play the formation and positions we knew.
We stormed out of the gate, demolishing the first two teams 4-0 and 2-0 (I had a couple goals), and needed only to tie to advance. The third game was a brutal contest, as the team we played was very good. We held our own though, playing to a 0-0 tie and advancing to the semi's.
Our club's A-team had been beaten pretty good, but confirmed to us that we only advanced because our pod was bad and we'd get smoked by the team that advanced from their pod. We ended up outplaying their team, however, with an almost 2-1 shot advantage. Unfortunatelly we ended up knocking 3 shots off the posts, and they were able to hang on for a 2-2 tie. We ended up losing in a shootout, which sucks when you outplay the other team. I think with a different shoot out line up (Again, the coach did not know our team at all), we could have advanced to the finals.
It was a great end to a lackluster season, and validated a lot of good players. Unfortunately we ended up with our goalie again for the next two tournaments, and he continued letting in everything. Still, one of my favorite sports events I've been part of.
|22 weeks 1 day ago||Will O'korn||
Have to switch numbers.
I like him at 5, cause I like 5, but another player I like wears 5, and I'd like them to be on the field at the same time occasionally.
|22 weeks 1 day ago||I thought NFL player dissapproval||
was greatly exaggerated and proven somewhat false by a lot of the players speaking out for him and many players leaving after he had left.
I do think he is a perfect fit for the college level.
|22 weeks 1 day ago||I agree with this assessment||
If I had one beef with the movie, it was that Kylo should have been stronger against Ren and Fin.
I still loved the movies. Ithought all of the characters were great and believable. I'm sure nestalgia played a part, but I was pulled into the movie from the get go. My wife was not excited at all about seeing it, and ended up loving it.
I have a strong sense that the next movie will be very good, ala, episode V, as the trilogy allows for the second movie to be darker and left with more dispair for the heros. I'm fine with people not liking it, however, I am suprised that anyone would consider any of the prequels to be on a similar level to the Force Awakens, based on whole lot of things. To each his own though.
|22 weeks 2 days ago||Are you saying 1 Harbaugh is less than 3 Harbaugh?||
I just don't know if John will join his brother and nephew anytime soon.
|22 weeks 2 days ago||MTV RR RW Challenges||
I watch them still. I realize I am too old for MTV when I try to watch any of the other shows, but for some reason I can still watch the challenges. We all need our one really bad escape.
I also watch the gold digging shows.
I like star wars rebels. If you are into star wars, it is good (cartoon). If not, you'd probably find it dorky.
|22 weeks 2 days ago||What about the bathroom||
Gotta leave sometime.
|22 weeks 3 days ago||So now you're calling the walk on a little guy?||
Enough with the low blows when I take your statements out of context.
|23 weeks 6 hours ago||Exactly||
If it is such a detriment to players, then tell recruits on the recruiting trail that if they go to Michigan, they won't be able to go to Cancun or Daytona during spring break. It appears that a Narduzzi recruit would immeadiatelly burn a Michigan offer letter at this point.
Michigan is going to have a tough sell telling future recruits " Hey, we might decide to take the whole team down to florida, all expenses paid, during spring break to hold some of our spring practices. Practice is for 4 hours, and the rest of the time will be spent either on fun group activities or free time in the sun. This will allow you to also have more free time during finals to study as well."
This should thrill the ACC and SEC as Michigan is creating a horrible culture for their players.
|23 weeks 8 hours ago||I started to sign peoples stuff in line||
and people yelled at me while security threw me out. Mixed messages man, mixed messages.
|23 weeks 1 day ago||Just another example||
of the baby boomers refusing to retire and keeping the millenials from getting jobs.
Great to hear he's back. It was interesting to hear how missing him aided in the Shane Morris incedent, and now he's back in part because of that incedent, and it's waterfall effect.
Feels like the Blues Brothers getting the band back together.
|24 weeks 7 hours ago||I figured||
you were talking about your son
|24 weeks 8 hours ago||Were you Discuss Man?||
If so, it may be the fact that you had multiple persona in the past, and people are taking advantage of it.
|24 weeks 1 day ago||Not all||
But there is some that want to beat Michigan's best. They still want to win, but I'm sure they are way more excited about the win in 2006 than the win in 2008. I know it was great when Michigan beat their top teams in the 90s.
|24 weeks 2 days ago||ooohhhh||
I totally was not making the connection on the user name. I was reading through this thread and could not figure out why this guy was defending Newton so much. He has gone on the defensive, bringing up anything and everything except for what you guys are talking about.
Honestly, I think no one thinks Cam Newton isn't talented and didn't have a great season. I do think that his show boat personality turns certain people off, while he is very charasmatic to others.
In regards to the play, it did matter at that time. Punting and getting the ball back gives you atleast a shot. Suprised a Carolina fan wouldn't be mad that his QB didn't make the play.
|24 weeks 3 days ago||Don't see how it punishes teams||
It works the same way as always. You have 25 recruits each year, and some can be Jucos. It just means you only get maybe 2 years instead of 4 with a freshman. If you plan on taking Jucos every year, then you won't have an issue. If you try to make a quick fix by using half your scholarships for Jucos and plan on normal classes (2-3 Jucos) from then on, you will be at a disadvantage.
|24 weeks 3 days ago||middling number 1||
Somehow you made the number 1 recruit sound just ok. haha.
|24 weeks 4 days ago||Glad Morris will get his degree||
If he doesn't win the starting job this spring, It'd be great if he could graduate and play somehwere else after getting a year and a half of Harbaughing. Especially if he boosted a smaller program. If he stays with the team, I think that is still a positive too, because it sounds like a positive kid in general.
Suprised people think Malzone will jump so quick. He is still really young and most of these kids are here to complete. In mid and late 90s, there was plenty of competition at QB.
|24 weeks 4 days ago||I like that||
The only replacements are walk-ons who have worked hard to be there.
This just seems like it would fix the gray shirt, and the over promising, and would be long term vs short term goal, when teams go for Jucos, since it would count against that class. There'd be no incentive to medical kids, unless they really needed it, and it would help programs who vet their prospects.
I do agree that it would hurt the kids who might be borderline risks, but I'm sure small schools would take a chance at them, and it might make their profiles go up.
To do this, Congress would also have to change the title 9 rule. I think it needs an overhall to split Football and Basketball as revenue sports, allowing more freedom to run the sports that support the rest of womens and mens teams.
|24 weeks 4 days ago||My preference||
Would be that teams can only sign 25 players each year. This includes grad transfers, transfers, and Juco transfers. Scholarships are for 4 years. Schools can approve up to 10 Red Shirt seniors. This puts the scholarship cap at 110, however, the roster will be smaller due to injuries and such.
Grad Transfers would be complete free agents. The only thing to possibly encourage kids to get their degree early would be a rule to allow an extra scholarship if you lose a player to a grad transfer.
Only thing I'd have to figure out is walk ons and how they get scholarships. This just seems like it would curb a lot of oversigning and encourage both kids and schools to get their degrees.