maybe i should have had greg howard write the brandon obit.
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|3 days 6 hours ago||Eh||
They kinda took one in '14: Ty Isaac.
|3 days 7 hours ago||Quantification stuff?||
Sports is the last bastion of quantification.
|4 days 12 hours ago||Tom Brady||
|5 days 12 hours ago||I believe you meant||
|1 week 10 hours ago||Done||
I honored Michigan's big rivalry win with a $52.14 donation.
|1 week 5 days ago||Okay champ||
Thanks for your life lessons, oh wise member of the Class of '17. Tell us more of your travels.
|1 week 5 days ago||Fun fact||
It takes 7 seconds to block an account. How long does it take you to reach 100 points?
|1 week 5 days ago||(No subject)|
|1 week 5 days ago||That was YOU?||
Huh. Who knew.
|1 week 5 days ago||I went to Utah||
And I left.
And I WENT BACK.
|1 week 5 days ago||I always enjoyed||
Back when I was modding on the regular, I always enjoyed when people would try to guess my politics based on what comments/threads I removed.
If you follow the MGoCrew on Twitter, you can get a feel for everyone's individual politics. And while results may vary, having known these guys personally, categorizing the group as a whole as having a "conservative bias" is quite the stretch.
|1 week 5 days ago||Okay, one real comment||
There is a major difference between a thread being "relevant" and a thread being something that shouldn't be locked.
A totally on-topic thread can be deleted, and a totally off-topic thread can survive. It is, first and foremost, a matter of how people handle themselves therein. We've had threads with the word "Obama" in the title that were on topic and didn't stray into partisan crap, so they survived, and we've had the most innocuous=looking on-topic threads thrown into the volcano when people couldn't.
|1 week 5 days ago||Some||
That's the problem: some individuals are capable of intelligent, respectful conversation. I might even go so far as "many" or "most." But if you give everyone in the room a taser and say "BUT NO HIJINKS, YOU GUYS," even though most people will comply, you only need a couple of jackasses before things devolve quickly.
|1 week 5 days ago||HEY||
You do NOT bring Ned Flanders into this. What did he ever do to you? Are you saying Flanders hates America???
|1 week 5 days ago||You know who else found things "frustrating"?||
|1 week 6 days ago||NSFMF||
Reply about the p-value being <1 and pointing to individual data points that contradict the hypothesis.
|2 weeks 6 hours ago||Same with PIPPA||
You don't wanna mess with the royal family.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||You're conflating legal outcome with guilt||
You can be treated by the law as "not guilty" and still be guilty of having committed that crime.
Try this experiment some time: walk into a convenience store and steal something, like a Tootsie Roll or a pack of gum. Then, after your perfect crime is complete, ask yourself two questions: am I guilty of petty larceny? And will I ever be convicted of petty larceny?
There is absolutely objective truth in the system. These are statutory crimes, with specific statutory elements. If you meet the elements, you are guilty of having committed that crime. You took the chattel of another with the intent to permenantly deprive the owner of that chattel. That's larceny, whether the court ever says so, or whether the store owner ever even knows.
And I have no idea how Double Jeopardy plays into this at all. The restriction on being tried twice is a Constitutional protection, not a logical protection. There is no logical reason a court couldn't try you for the same event twice, other than it being a dickish thing to do.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Two reminders||
1) Being charged doesn't mean you're actually guilty of anything.
2) Having charges dropped or reduced doesn't mean you AREN'T actually guilty of something.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Little bit of both||
For the other four, the Dram Shop lability requires that the over-serving be the proximate cause of damage or injury, which would be reeeeally hard to prove. But for the establishment that let the hammered, armed guy onto the premises and didn't intervene when the fight started, that's a much easier case.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Spoiler alert||
He wins a suit against Rush Street. He loses against the other four.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Laden or unladen?||
And is it an African or a European Falcon?
|3 weeks 5 hours ago||The thing about Time of Possession||
Is that you win it by winning the game, NOT the other way around. Teams that are ahead run the ball more to kill clock. Picking up first downs is a sign of winning teams because it means the offense is moving the ball, and the added benefit of the extra offensive TOP is merely coincidental.
Trying to win games by winning time of possession is like trying to win games by having more kneel-downs than the other team. A thing can correlate with victory without being an effective aspiration.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||My guess||
She will be terrible, but in a manner indistinguishable from her male colleagues.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Damn||
Now that it's not just me, it isn't any fun.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||C-C-C-C-C-COMBO BREAKER||
|3 weeks 6 days ago||I've seen this movie||
"From the people who brought you It's all about DENARD..."
|3 weeks 6 days ago||It's essentially the same thing||
You don't get one injury redshirt AND one redshirt redshirt. Occasionally people will get a 6th year if the same injury takes out two seasons, but it isn't very common.
|4 weeks 6 hours ago||Wilton Speight 3rd string and "a lot on the mind"||
Wilton Speight 3rd string and "a lot on the mind"
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Those two events occured in that order||
But that;s not what happened. Adams was a question mark all the way through the process. Some people had him as a first rounder. Some didn't. Also, he had a couple of previous suspensions.