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|48 weeks 4 days ago||You've asked the wrong question||
The Choice is Wealth or a sex life. In the choice of wealth or celibacy everyone take wealth. Assuming you asked the correct question, you also left out the possibility that the askee is of the LGBT orientation, so for anyone in that group the choice for wealth is easy too.
So given your intended question, I'd take the money and go gay.
|50 weeks 2 days ago||The Boneyard (1991)||
I'll just leave this here:
|1 year 18 weeks ago||Fancy Post Work||
Just a basic speed ramp from 30fps/100% (technically 29.97) to 15fps/50%, back to 30fps/100%. The shots that look stuttery are using duplicated fields to generate the slomotion, the shots where reality looks like it is warping around him is a fluid motion/vector-based slowmotion effect that is better suited for shots where the subject is moving so fast (and preferably a static background).
|1 year 22 weeks ago||If you've got a 5.1/7.1 Audio Stream||
You could just turn off/unplug the center channel and the announcers would be gone entirely unless networks are doing funky stereo imaging with announcers these say.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||Thanks Seth, you give good mod||
Here in lies the rabbit hole that is mgoblog. Softball may just be my uncany valley when it comes to Michigan sports. This should probably be a 'dear diary' question: at what point does it get weird caring about university sports teams that you have little affiliation with?
The answer is likely stop reading a sports blog dedicated to U of M sports, but I like my mgoherion.
By the by, as a never-poster-always-lurker, you guys do great work on this blog. My knowledge of the game of football has increased 1000 fold thanks to your analysis.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||I did the research, I still don't get it...||
Checked the softball tag, searched pizza, found the wide shot of the stadium in this gif basically resembles the stadium:
But whoosh, right over my head on this one.
|2 years 1 week ago||If you like Austin, Great...||
But it's similar to living in Berlin during the cold war. You are surrounded.
|2 years 4 weeks ago||I'll play devil's advocate||
Not sure where you are, Phoenix is blah, but Tuscon is pretty nice--still bloody hot though. I grew up in GR, left MI in 2000 after graduating from U of M, and I would never move back.
Downsides to Grand Rapids:
- Winter. 4-5 Months of grey skies with no sunshine, that's depressing. You & your wife will suffer through the first few winters until your blood thickens up. If you are active outdoor people you better get into cross country skiing or half the year is a wash.
- If you live in or like big cities & urban living, you're gonna be dissappointed. Downtown in nice, but small.
- Outside of downtown, it's kind of a generic city of big box retail, strip malls & suburbs.
- People who have never left Grand Rapids/West Michigan think it is amazing. And they can't stop talking about it how amazing it is.
- If you are going to the midwest Chicago is 3 hours away and a proper big city, why not live there?
- Small regional airport, no direct flights, flying to and from during the winter is no fun.
- Say goodbye to real mexican food (except for a few spots north of downtown).
- Culturally & ethnically, it's going to be pretty homogenous compared to the southwest.
- Amway & Amway people.
- Optional depending on your politics: it's pretty conservative compared to the east side of the state.
|2 years 22 weeks ago||Malzone||
His read progression appears to be #1, scramble, see if #1 is open now, run it.
Anyone know who the #1 reciever is? He catches everything thrown at him and constantly has seperation from his defender(s).
|2 years 23 weeks ago||I'm not sure football is more||
I'm not sure football is more difficult--beyond lessons, practice & performance on your prinicple instrument, the music school requires music theory, music history, piano performance (for everyone), composition, orchestration, etc. Adding to that, very few music students 'make the pros,' i.e., getting a job with an orchestra or equivalent, so most will be taking education classes so they can teach. Come to think of it, making the pros may be as hard in music as in sports, as there are more orchestras nationally but the performers retire at 65 instead of mid-30's.
At any rate, it is a great parallel. Except you'll never have the NCAA investigating music students for practicing too many hours in a week.
|2 years 25 weeks ago||Sex on Stage at the Power Center||
Worked on a version of Cabaret in the sound department, after a late night of drinking post-show ended up with one of the MT leads back at the Power Center and decided to go at it on stage. The set happened to be the Kit Kat Klub, similar to this scene:
As we are, ahem, finishing, all the phones on stage start ringing and some intrictate light show starts happening.
Apparently the lighting designer & electrician had come back for some reason or another and decided to have some fun with us.
Oh, NO ENTRY.
|2 years 32 weeks ago||It appears the gist of the article is||
Strength train with barbells and practice your sport, everything else reduces the effectiveness of athletic gains. D1 S&C coaches get good results with other methods because they have freak natural athletes whose bodies are already filling out into adulthood and would show mad gains under any system.
I dunno, I guess to some extent but since most athletes can't practice their sport everyday some supplimental excersises would increase gains (which he acknowledges).
When I was doing P90x, I got really good at doing P90x, though I made hella quicker gains doing Ripatoe's starting strength. But since tennis is my main sport, P90x was better for increasing on court performance. Though I suppose playing tennis 6 days a week would give me better performance than P90x, which I guess is his point.
|2 years 36 weeks ago||Toddman Fumbles||
So he's cut right?
|2 years 47 weeks ago||Radius seems to imply as the||
Radius seems to imply as the crow flies but it's the NCAA so who knows.
|2 years 48 weeks ago||The Most Impressive Part?||
0% body fat. Because, every other human being with such a measurement is dead.
|3 years 5 weeks ago||He's not famous for a 50/50 guess||
He predicted 49 of 50 states correctly in the 2008 election and 50 of 50 in 2012. That's quite a bit more challenging.
|3 years 8 weeks ago||Gutsy call. Can't believe it||
Gutsy call. Can't believe it worked!
|3 years 9 weeks ago||Schedule Has Nothing to Do With it...||
That is the crappiest home schedule I've likely ever seen.
|3 years 16 weeks ago||Balls||
|3 years 18 weeks ago||Who are you Spock?||
Chittown2 or some other banned member?
Whoever you are there is probably a wife, maybe kids at home who matter more than posting on this website. Maybe you should spend some time with them and spare us all your conetrarian posts. You seem like an intellgient person, so rationally you should:
A. Move On
|3 years 18 weeks ago||I hate Christmas||
Hearing Burl Ives makes me want to hit someone with a folding chair. My favorite month is an 11 way tie between the months of January through November.
|3 years 39 weeks ago||If you are in the 6th arrondissement||
(Which is just south of the Seine River from the Louvre & Notre Dame) Check out Le Comptoir, great food, though I still found it to be pricey for what we got (welcome to Paris in general). I'd avoid the more famous Cafe de Flore & Les Duex Magots unless you are down paying €15 for single glass of brandi.
The Latin Quarter is pretty cool and has cafes that are much friendlier on the wallet (numerous prefix menus for under €20).
We were generally happier when we stuck with the basics (croissants, baguettes, croque messiers, onion soup, crepes, steak frites). Kinda like getting a good slice in New York or a good taco in L.A.
If you are drinking, most cafes and brasseries have crap beer selection. Heineken, Leffe & 1664 are pretty much standard. Stick with the house wine, it's cheaper and better.
If you are into farmer's markets, check out the St Germain covered market. Awesome food to be had.
|3 years 51 weeks ago||No rap performance,||
But the music school does have the Performing Arts & Tech Program
The music theory & piano performance requirements are pretty rough on a non-formally trained musician (reading music and all, if you can't do it you're behind the ball). But if he's a smart kid it's doable.
|4 years 34 weeks ago||.12 is a percentage...||
Hence why it is a relevant measurement for some whose 220 or 105 lbs. What you are really arguing then is that someone whose 220 has to drink more to reach .12. However, talking on a cellphone causes people to drive with the equivelant impaired skills of a .12 blood acohol level.
|4 years 34 weeks ago||It's all about the TV ratings||
How many other FBS vs. FCS matchups will get bumped up to network TV? There will be more pregame hype for that game than many FBS conference games, and instead certainly more than any other teams playing FCS oppenents whose games will be relegated to the Big Ten Network (or regional equivelant).
That being said, I'm not sure if ABC/CBS/NBC picks up the game how we financially benefit from it since we are already tied into our TV contract via the Big Ten Network. I suppose the BTN gets a nice pay out to broadcast the game on the network and we might potentially get a bump along with the rest of the Big Ten schools.
If nothing else, it certainly gets us more national exposure than any MAC school, and probably as much exposure as playing a middling BCS team without as much risk of loss.
|4 years 35 weeks ago||Obivously||
|4 years 43 weeks ago||Hmm.||
Probably because Kilgore Trout was Kurt Vonnegut's reoccuring protaganist. Now, if sparty signs Ford Prefect I will bust out a towel...
|4 years 44 weeks ago||An easy and appropriate response||
would be to get an hood of a car and have him slide across it from left to right 2100 hundred times. Would be the equivelant of 2100 box jumps. I imagine that would scour the desire to relive the dukes of hazard moment.
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|4 years 47 weeks ago||Thank you UDiligence||
For helping us old farts understand the meaning of such archane leet speak such as Sam Adams and Scrotum.