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|2 weeks 5 days ago||Cloaking device on!||
Cloaking device on!
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Never let an opportunity pass||
Never let an opportunity pass to mention she's a fan of tOSU and Jeffrey Dahmer went there (if only for a year). I know we've got our share of disgraced alumni/fans, but they've got some trump cards there
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Not to be totally contrarian,||
Not to be totally contrarian, but hopefully Dan is in the radio booth and not on his couch.
|5 weeks 19 hours ago||This is like a Jeopardy||
This is like a Jeopardy answer/question, right? So instead of the Cliff Claven "who are three people who've never been in my kitchen?", I'll go with "what are things that make Paul Finebaum unbearable?"
|5 weeks 22 hours ago||both schools are obviously||
both schools are obviously upset by the fact that our real major rival is Illinois, at least that's what I think you'd hear if you asked around Champaigne
|6 weeks 3 days ago||I am Jack's utter lack of||
I am Jack's utter lack of surprise
|7 weeks 5 days ago||You mean like OSU alumnus||
You mean like OSU alumnus Jeffrey Dahmer lecturing people.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||Or as it will likely become||
Or as it will likely become dubbed - The Cousin Oliver vs Poochy Classic
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Disclaimer: I know nothing||
Disclaimer: I know nothing about your industry. Myself, I work in an industry that is very large, but there is a lot of movement and people tend to network and earn a reputation over time. One company's office may shut down in this area while another competitor may be growing.
Anyone who's been in the industry long enough to be in a position to hire talent probably has contacts who work for competitors. When I interview someone who has relevant experience, rest assured I'm asking colleagues if they can provide intel on a candidate.
My $.02 is to assume both offers have some connection in your current office and a solid grasp on market value. That doesn't mean you shouldn't ask for considerations, but keep it modest. They know you wouldn't be looking if they didn't already offer something you viewed as greener pasture compared to your current position.
If you think you can do better, it's fair to say you have another offer, but would prefer whatever company A brings to the table if they could consider (modest increase amount). I think the better dialogue is probably about when you might be eligible for merit increases/performance bonuses if you demonstrate proficiency in the role being offered. If it's not until another year, that may give you a talking point for signing bonus or other considerations up front.
Basically, just don't burn bridges anywhere.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Preach on Huey. No wonder you||
Preach on Huey. No wonder you called that album "Sports"
|9 weeks 4 days ago||It might sound exciting, but||
It might sound exciting, but I can tell you what that would look like. Basically death by a thousand cuts - each would attempt to slowly gouge the other one overpriced concession or one subscriber fee at a time until the opponent simply questioned whether it was still worth participating and no longer cared enough to continue. Prior to the anticlimactic ending, the "death match" would transition to a flame-throwing e-mail battle where lame insults are exchanged, but then any record of the e-mails is quickly deleted by their assistants. The largely disappointed audience would then simply quit drinking and go to bed.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||I understand that citizens of||
I understand that citizens of EL have a Constitutional right to burn couches, but is it asking too much to require a brief waiting period and background check before buying a new piece of furniture? As a responsible furniture owner, I'm very worried that a small minority of those who don't practice furniture safety may jeopardize my rights to sit/sleep/dine with the freedom I've come to expect.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||On purpose?||
Associating morans and couches (did not specify whether burning or not).
|10 weeks 5 days ago||The Heisman and an Emmy.||
The Heisman and an Emmy. Because the Superbowl MVP would have just been piling on.
|11 weeks 4 days ago||fixed that for you...||
On September 10 Michigan hosts Central Florida with new head coach Scott Frost (former QB of Nebraska's 1997 runner up team, and former Oregon OC).
|13 weeks 2 days ago||Because they're less prone to||
Because they're less prone to bear attacks
|15 weeks 5 days ago||To steal from Nick Offerman,||
The guy who proofread Hitler's speeches was a grammar nazi
|16 weeks 5 days ago||A whole post about Fontes and||
A whole post about Fontes and not a single picture of the former Lions coach?
|18 weeks 17 hours ago||Other examples of no points||
Nipples on men
|18 weeks 6 days ago||You know who doesn't have any||
You know who doesn't have any vacation horror stories? Jim Harbaugh. He doesn't take them and we could all learn something from him
|19 weeks 4 hours ago||Best Luau on the Island?||
Several years ago we took a trip to Oahu with the in-laws to celebrate their 40th anniversary. Back then we just had our oldest daughter, about 2 at the time. My wife's sister also went with us and it just so happened that her best friend was also on the island with her extended family at the same time.
I had very few expectations for this trip other than to relax and to make a point of having a strong mai tai with every meal. Things were going swimmingly for the first couple days when we decided we were going to meet up with my sister-in-law's friend and her husband on the third evening. My SIL and her friend were making arrangements for us to go to a luau. The SIL tells me they have made plans for what she is told is the "best luau on the island".
The plan was that we would rent a car, drive around the island, picnic, swim, etc., and then meet up with her friend and her friend's husband at the luau. Then, my in-laws would drive our daughter back to the hotel, leaving just me, the Mrs., her sister and her friends to go to the luau (which I interpret as no kids and a designated driver). With that in mind, I forego the morning/afternoon mai tai, making the responsible choice to drive the family around the island. All the while, I'm looking forward to the "best luau on the island" and can practically taste the dark rum in my mind.
We continue to drive on to the North side of the island with my SIL navigating. The thoughts of no kids, designated driver, "best luau on the island", and the free-flowing mai tai's that must surely accompany such a spectacle crescendo to fever pitch in my mind. The SIL tells me we're getting closer and I finally ask (yes, I know this is my own fault for not asking earlier) "where is this luau, anyway?"
SIL says "it's at the Polynesian Cultural Center". Pause. We approach the parking lot. The FIL ruminates a moment and says, "Polynesian Cultural Center? Isn't that owned by the Mormon church?" Needless to say, I did not get my mai tai until I got back to the hotel that night.
I know this story doesn't compare with explosive gastro-intestinal problems at Disneyland, sunburn of death, cruise ships with no working toilets, etc., but I REALLY wanted that mai tai.
|35 weeks 3 days ago||We ain't come to play grammar||
We ain't come to play grammar
|35 weeks 5 days ago||Jumped the shark bowl?||
Jumped the shark bowl?
|35 weeks 5 days ago||How about the "when we joined||
How about the "when we joined they dropped the whole 'legends' and 'leaders' thing game" brought to you by Summer's Eve?
|35 weeks 5 days ago||The "so let me get this||
The "so let me get this straight, we had enough teams at 12 to have divisions and a championship game, 4 of those 12 schools were among the 6 winningest teams in the history of FBS, the conference was already known for massive fan/alumni bases and generated enormous revenue for its members without need to prop up struggling/broke schools who don't add anything to the level of competition, but hey at least they'll provide short term revenue in terms of TV contracts even though the whole pay for TV model is doomed to die the same slow death as newspapers and CD sales after the explosion of MP3 bowl" sponsored by Comcast and Rotel. Not catchy enough? I'll have to ask my friend Dave for some branding tips and get back to you.
|35 weeks 5 days ago||Serious question since||
Serious question since languages don't always have a direct apples to apples correlation when interpreted. Are "snake" and "enemy" words that have primarily negative connotations in the Ojibwe language? In some cultures, for example, snakes are revered. Similarly with "enemy", I think to some the word could carry an indication of a worthy adversary (like the complex relationship between Bo and Woody). I don't have a dog in this fight and for all I care, they could be the Fighting North Dakotans of North Dakota. Just interested by the point you raised about the word "Sioux"
|36 weeks 2 days ago||Thought the same thing last||
Thought the same thing last night. When IU scored their last TD in regulation I said to my wife "good, now we've got time to score ourselves."
|36 weeks 5 days ago||Perhaps if you'd called them||
Perhaps if you'd called them by their more familiar name (OSU grad credit in a box), more people would understand
|37 weeks 2 days ago||If karma was intentionally||
If karma was intentionally deceptive it could
|37 weeks 2 days ago||Is he implying the officials||
Is he implying the officials demonstrated poor judgment on par with shooting yourself in the leg?