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|2 days 6 hours ago||"We can stereotype wealthy||
"We can stereotype wealthy offspring as brats..."
Apparently you can also stereotype all low income people by sampling only your non-wealthy nephews as well. They probably don't want to try new things because that hasn't been an option for them. Part of having less money is having less options. If they are bitter about anything, it's probably because they know that there are a lot of nice things that they can't have. And the type of attitude that you displayed in this post is probably why they resent rich kids. You look down on them.
I'm not saying that all low-income people are amazing people always, but come on. My parents are outliers in their families. They worked hard and earned more money, and we're not rich by any means. But that doesn't mean that the rest of my family is composed of a bunch of uneducated, homophobic, shit people. They're fucking great, but don't worry about that because they aren't the type of people you'd want to hang with anyway.
|3 days 9 hours ago||Oakland (University) is still||
Oakland (University) is still in play
|6 days 19 hours ago||I actually like right now||
I actually like right now better than the 90s. There's a wider range of music being made, even if you have to look a little harder to find what you're looking for. I will agree that the good alternative radio days are over.
|1 week 1 day ago||I think you've just outed||
I think you've just outed your real identity, MGlobules. Or should I say Morrissey?
Shyness is nice, and
|1 week 1 day ago||In other news, Harbaugh just||
In other news, Harbaugh just recommended Rosenberg's book on Twitter.
Edit: never mind, it already has its own thread. Wonderful!
|1 week 1 day ago||Here's the link in case you||
Here's the link in case you want to see the picture attached to the post or throw the man a like or whatever the kids are into nowadays:
|1 week 1 day ago||Working link|
|1 week 2 days ago||I'm imagining Snoop & Son as||
I'm imagining Snoop & Son as a TV show with the Sanford & Son theme.
/bum bum bweedum
|1 week 2 days ago||I like Ballghazi. It's||
I like Ballghazi. It's cleaner.
|1 week 4 days ago||My hatred for them is mostly||
My hatred for them is mostly about the scandal and how it was handled and discussed by people within their own camp. There are few things in life more infurating than hearing a Penn State fan arguing over semantics, telling you about how JoePa was innocent because "he did what he was legally obligated to do." Just because he can't be indicted doesn't make him innocent. That's what we all look for in a leader, right? Someone who is willing to do the absolute minimum to save their own ass when faced with a problem?
They also talk about how people are demonizing Penn State fans. They claim that it's not a Penn State culture problem, it's a college football culture problem. On paper, I have no problem with that point. There are other places where this sort of thing might happen. The flawed logic in the statement is that this bad part of the culture is more pronounced at PSU than (probably) anywhere else in the country. I can't think of another institution where the football program has been so intertwined with the overall success and culture of the school it's attached to. So yes, there is a college football culture problem, but I would argue that it's a larger problem at Penn State than most places.
The last point has to do with putting yourself in their shoes. I've heard statements like "if the same thing happened at [insert school here], they'd all be acting the same way." Here's where I run into a problem. With Bo we have been fortunate enough to have an amazing coach who was beloved and had a long tenure, so we have a valid point of comparison. However, it is hard to imagine anything like this happening while he was coaching here based on everything we know about him. He's the guy who wouldn't believe it if someone else claimed that they didn't know that something was going on within their organization, so the possibility of him claiming ignorance is off the table. From what I understand, he seems to have been the type of character who would overreact to scenarios instead of underreact. I don't know what overreacting to this situation would look like, but the possibility that he sweeps it under the rug is very, very small. Bo was flawed like everybody, but institutional control was not one of his problems. My point is that even with a good point of comparison, it is so hard to put yourself in their shoes because nobody else has ever been in those shoes before. I'd like to think that I would be able to look at that big of a situation objectively, but I can't be sure because I've never had to (and hopefully never will). If I didn't turn my back on the situation completely, I think I would at least be silent about it (no 409 stickers, no chanting "Joe Paterno" at a hockey game).
I don't know where I was going with this, maybe I just needed to rant a little. Look, I know that not all of their fans are bad people, just like not all Michigan fans are good people. I just think that if you're a Penn State fan and you feel like whatever you're about to say will be too harsh without prefacing it with "I don't want to be insensitive toward the victims, but," maybe you just shouldn't say anything at all.
|1 week 4 days ago||MOM! MOM! TIMMMAAY JUST SAID||
MOM! MOM! TIMMMAAY JUST SAID FUCK ON THE INTERNET!
|1 week 4 days ago||Mike Seaver looks an awful||
Mike Seaver looks an awful lot like Boner.
AK-47: gone, not forgotten.
|2 weeks 20 hours ago||NASCAR got its start during||
NASCAR got its start during prohibition, so I'm not sure how that helps prove your point.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||The rededication was against||
The rededication was against UConn the following year.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Nah, it was an invisible man.||
Nah, it was an invisible man. You can even see him push the ref down about a second later.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Sources inside Schembechler||
Sources inside Schembechler Hall confirm that they're hiring a full time DJ, who will be blasting music constantly to keep the team pumped. The DJ, called DJ Durkin (no relation to the coach of the same name), will be joined by the aspiring rapper MC Escher (again, no relation to the artist of the same name). MC Escher issued a statement, saying that he vows to "spit hot fire" over the "dope beats" that DJ Durkin will be laying down.
|6 weeks 3 hours ago||...fire Jim Harbaugh.||
...fire Jim Harbaugh.
|6 weeks 3 hours ago||Let me guess...||
You're on your phone and you keep pressing the next word it predicts that you'll say?
|6 weeks 1 day ago||ib4d except after c||
ib4d except after c
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Social justice on the||
Social justice on the internet is also about phony outrage and talking down to people. Sure, people can act like they do it for altruistic reasons, but there's also a "hey everyone, look at how socially conscious I am" vibe that goes along with it. #CancelColbert is a good example.
Here's the thing: Geaux_Blue was right. The post is a bit creepy. Then why don't we just say it's creepy, downvote and move on? That's all that needs to be done. Nah, let's make him out to be a womanizing monster instead.
Righteous indignation is a drug.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||He said "marginal benefit" at||
He said "marginal benefit" at some point, that's it. And I'm pretty sure to figure out someone's marginal benefit you need to know their preferences to begin with. Maybe Jim likes recruiting and the extra stuff that comes with college football? I doubt it, but it's possible. In that case, a better argument would be the benefit of chasing a Super Bowl win vs. a college national championship. Even that comes down to preference, but it's an easier assumption. And even that needs to be weighed against the wage difference between M and an NFL job.
tl;dr: since it's impossible to get inside JH's head, articles like this are meaningless.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||NEBRASKETBALLLLLLLLLL||
|7 weeks 3 days ago||I thought targeting was||
I thought targeting was against the rules?
Just please keep him the hell away from here.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Holy shit. Pinball rules||
Holy shit. Pinball rules basketball. Each time you hit a three (or do some other thing agreed upon beforehand) a new ball gets thrown into the mix and when it goes out of bounds it's out until someone hits another three. It'd be madness.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Of course I don't believe it.||
Of course I don't believe it.
1484 said "Doesn't mean an offer went out." The thing we're discussing is the tweet, which says that an offer was made. It sounded like he hadn't read the tweet, so I shared it since it wasn't linked/quoted in the OP.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||His tweet says that an offer||
His tweet says that an offer went out.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||A crapload of money is||
A crapload of money is somewhere between a pile of money and a shit ton of money.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||CC: Cash Levy (AKA Cashing In||
CC: Cash Levy (AKA Cashing In with T.J. Miller podcast discussion comment)
Is anyone else a member of the 12 1/2?
Adnan could've done it he shouldn't have been convicted base on what was presented in court.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||I'm never one to do this because it's nuts, but||
I'm never one to do this because it's nuts, but let's connect some dots that we are 99% sure are not related. That's right, it's conspiracy theory time!
We've known that Hoke was going to be fired for some time now. So has Hackett, so has Harbaugh. They've been colluding this entire time, and Harbaugh is tanking the season on purpose so he can be fired and hired by us quicker. To throw people off the scent, they leaked that they've talked to Harbaugh and he's more interested in the NFL. All of the stuff we see like press conferences and everything else is just theater.
Of course I believe none of this because I still don't think we'll get him, but conspiracy theories are oh so fun.
|8 weeks 17 hours ago||Money drives those lines.||
Money drives those lines.