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|6 days 4 hours ago||I am so, so, so sorry that||
I am so, so, so sorry that the Carrs are going through this, especially Chad.
I hope and pray that this is Chad's tumor necrotizing and that these symptoms pass, leaving him cancer free for as long as possible. Most of all, I pray for mercy for Chad and his parents. I know Chad is getting the best care possible from the outstanding pediatric oncology department at Mott.
|1 week 1 day ago||Batman has been portrayed the||
Batman has been portrayed the past thirty years as actually having a superpower level of intellect and planning. The idea is that, given time to prepare and his wealth of resources, Batman can defeat ANYONE.
Furthermore, Superman is very by-the-book. He exhibits restraint when fighting anyone who isn't nigh invulnerable in his comics all the time.
Batman plans for this fact accordingly.
As to why they are in conflict - well, that's what makes it a fine story (assuming the film is based on Miller's outstanding book). But essentially, Superman is portrayed as a government stooge following the agenda of the power elite, while Batman is the vigilante who gets things done but often has to ignore a few laws in order to do so. Superman is tasked with reeling Batman in. Batman tasks himself with taking Superman down a few notches.
So, to apply the football simile:
Superman is the football team loaded with talent, and a brutally simplistic Manball style of play.
Batman is the football team with good talent, but a maniacal level of preparation, trick plays, and execution.
|1 week 1 day ago||Let it go, Don. Let it||
Let it go, Don.
Let it go.
"No good luggin' a lot of hate around. It will give you ass cancer."
("Yeah, I ain't trying to f*ck around with cancer in my asshole or nuthin'."
|1 week 4 days ago||Satellite camps? Them must be||
Them must be purdy smart camps.
|1 week 4 days ago||"Son... you've got a panty on||
"Son... you've got a panty on your head."
-Hayseed from "Raising Arizona"
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Still named after the color||
Still named after the color of shit.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||I bet Sauce Castillo would||
I bet Sauce Castillo would taste GREAT on a Taco Charlton!
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Twisty approves.||
|5 weeks 3 days ago||I hope we go all UNIFORMZ for||
I hope we go all UNIFORMZ for the roadies (as I don't particularly care about any of out road jerseys historically).
But leave the home jerseys unmolested.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Whatever our Harbaughtic||
Whatever our Harbaughtic Overlord commands, make it so.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Look, it's not like we EARNED||
Look, it's not like we EARNED them anyway. They were EXTRA points.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Whatever the Harbaughtic||
Whatever the Harbaughtic Overlord wishes.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Whatever our Harbaughtic||
Whatever our Harbaughtic Overlord wishes...
|9 weeks 14 hours ago||If there isn't a fit, there||
If there isn't a fit, there isn't a fit.
Best for all parties involved if the young man speaks up early in the process.
If he is set on the state of California, so be it.
That said, the fact that he even briefly seriously considered us despite being in the Midwest speaks volumes regarding the Jimmy Harbaugh effect.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||Looks like it was designed by||
Looks like it was designed by a buckeyes fan.
|10 weeks 16 hours ago||Just threw up in my mouth a||
Just threw up in my mouth a little.
Missing the part where Nero is playing his fiddle...
|10 weeks 1 day ago||Can one want to be black this||
Can one want to be black this much yet still be racist? Waiting to find one black person in his Unite photos not counting the actual athletes. And even then, kind of insulting to hip hop subculture, as suburban white kid puts on skewed baseball cap, jersey, cheap bright sunglasses, grope photos, sticks tongue out, claims to be a music producer, then wants to "Unite."
Only it's not a parody.
|12 weeks 4 days ago||Even more excited to watch||
Even more excited to watch this staff develop their recruits than watching them acquire talent.
I think the past few seasons should have illustrated how little star rating predicts performance, and hiw frustrating it is to see good talent deteriorate.
I'd rather have a team that gets three stars to play like four, than a team that gets five stars to play like four.
Best of all: a team that gets five stars to play like six.
|14 weeks 1 day ago||The quote about Johann||
The quote about Johann Christian Reil states that he is "masochistic" because of his penchant for inflicting pain.
This is incorrect.
The correct adjective is "sadistic," that is, deriving pleasure from administering pain. Masochists derive pleasure from receiving pain.
Thank you and carry on.
|14 weeks 5 days ago||What's the average number of||
What's the average number of underinflated balls on any given gameday for the average team following identical methodology?
Until I have that number, anecdotal 11/12 is meaningless.
|14 weeks 6 days ago||Don't like that he's||
Don't like that he's sabotaging his own team by delaying, whether Michigan or UCLA.
But he's a kid, after all.
|14 weeks 6 days ago||That's why I included both||
That's why I included both links: to illustrate the pros and cons of the opinions on American Sniper, including high profile comments from someone who admittedly didn't even see the film (but read Chris Kyle's book).
Note the article also reports that, to some degree, the criticism is not with the film ITSELF, but choosing to glorify a guy who wrote in his own book things like his unofficial Rules Of Engagement as, " If you see anyone from about sixteen to sixty-five and they're male, shoot 'em. Kill every male you see." Which is an interesting quote when coupled with his triple figure kill rate.
But take from it what you want. YMMV.
Honestly, seems like Eastwood did some good storytelling in this film. Just people should be cautious about the difference between what is being portrayed on screen and reality. Which is true about ANY film.
|14 weeks 6 days ago||Good movie from a||
Good movie from a storytelling perspective.
Controversial from an accuracy/political message perspective, FWIW, especially in light of "Zero Dark Thiry"'s questions that have arisen since its release, and the fact that Selma got no Oscar nods.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||Bed quitting and go to drink.||
Bed quitting and go to drink.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||Just how bad are those||
Just how bad are those pictures you have of Brian in order to have five-thousand points?
|17 weeks 3 days ago||Totally called it! Good to||
Totally called it!
Good to have GM, still.
|17 weeks 4 days ago||I'm not your friend, guy!||
I'm not your friend, guy!
|17 weeks 4 days ago||Goodbye, desert.... ....||
Been a long time since we rocked and rolled!
Who's got it better then us?
|18 weeks 1 day ago||The THREAD that would NOT||
The THREAD that would NOT DIE!!!!
Greg MIGHT be back after all (though not likely as DC)!!!!
|18 weeks 1 day ago||Yay! Mattison might be back!||
Yay! Mattison might be back! Not as DC (I'm okay with that if he is, but I don't think it's optimal), but as DL or LB coach? And stabilizing transition. And a lot of Hoke's strength as recruiter can be attributed to Mattison.
Heck yeah, I'm really happy with Mattison still being a part of this as a defensive coach on staff!