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|1 week 2 days ago||META: Each new board post||
META: Each new board post must begin with code letters that correspond to the stage of grief in which the poster finds himself.
D = Denial (eg. we are still young)
A = Anger (eg. Fire 'x')
B = Bargaining (eg. If we can finish with 'x' number of wins...)
Dp = Depression (eg. I can't care anymore)
Acc = Acceptance (eg. Michigan, and the Big Ten for that matter, are irrelevant. But it gives me more time to focus on my other hobby of painting rainbows and pink unicorns!)
|1 week 2 days ago||I haven't re-watched the tape||
I haven't re-watched the tape and I don't plan on it. Man, some of you guys are real gluttons for punishment!
But to me it seemed like Gardner stepped up into trouble multiple time last night. I don't blame the guy for not feeling protected in the pocket. And yes there were many times when there was no pocket. But it seemed like I remember a few times when he didn't bail, but stepped into pressure.
Was i seeing things?
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Verlander usually takes at||
Verlander usually takes at least an inning to get going. I think for him, the start is mightier than the pen.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||I think Devin can audible.||
I think Devin can audible. But I'm still confused and would love to know the truth.
I distinctly remember a back and forth last year from a Borges presser where he said Devin had permission to audible. It seems like Devin doesn't necessarily agree.
And does anyone else remember shortly after Denard went down how it seemed Devin was calling a load more audibles than Denard ever did? And they seemed to work?
So why did they seem to severely decrease over last season?
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Actually I think he's from||
Actually I think he's from Pypsilanti. Real close to adrain.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||re: "Embracing debate" is||
re: "Embracing debate" is tolerating all sorts of things you shouldn't.
the same thing happens when people want to "debate" creationism or "debate" global climate change is not caused by humans. It's bull to consider both sides b/c there is only one side: the truth. This is why most theologians turn down formal debates - it legitimizes the bull by just being on the same stage. Many people didn't think Ken Ham should have debated that nut job a few months ago.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||Rooting interests||
I suggest creating a fantasy 'football' team. Just take a stab and pick some players and it gives you a rooting interest, no matter which teams play.
It's hard to get quickly passionate about a particular club when you don't know their history, players, style, etc. But you may find yourself slowly warming to a specific team as you go along.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||I think that's the nature of||
I think that's the nature of the World Cup. And what makes it so great. You can't hurt for four years until you get another shot, so you learn to look for the positives.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||I think you may need to just||
I think you may need to just cool off. We are all disappointed. But so far what I got was Jurgan Klinsmann doesn't have a clue and Portugal isn't very good.
You definitely have a different opinion from all the other pundits!
|11 weeks 4 days ago||Very insightful. I'd +1 you||
Very insightful. I'd +1 you if I had the points!
I haven't watched a lot of the USMNT, but watching the local club team and England play 'hooof it and hope' from the back year after year is brain numbing.
|14 weeks 1 day ago||Definitely loving the USMNT||
Definitely loving the USMNT coverage as well! Keep it coming.
I agree with England = current UM. Both desparing over an empire lost. Let's just hope UM's drought doesn't last as long as England's. One of the football anthems here talks about '30 years of hurt' and it was written in '96!
Living in England, however, I think my English friends may compare the US to Rutgers..."So they have a team? And they play with us now?"
Continuing on the US = Rutgers theme, "Why do they persist in talking into a microphone when they clearly do not understand the PR ramifications?" Ok, I kid. I kid.
|15 weeks 17 hours ago||"I love the site." I'm not||
"I love the site." I'm not sure if you know what that word means. Just a brief glance at your point total and it seems you must find a lot of it disagreeable.
We all free you from this relationshp mcbronco. I know it's hard to imagine it now, but there may be a more enjoyable place for you out there.
|16 weeks 4 days ago||Don't live in fear man! It's||
Don't live in fear man! It's only once every 4 years.
I live on the other side of the pond now and have come to appreciate the excitment that the 'finality' of the WC competetion brings. It's so different from our American sports that seem to keep adding extra playoffs, extra races, extra playoffs for the playoffs...
There's something about knowing you have to wait 4 more years for another shot that adds that extra measure of exhilaration. (or extra agony for my adopted country!)
|16 weeks 5 days ago||I haven't logged in or||
I haven't logged in or commented in a while either.
But I was wondering why our offensive line was so bad last year? I think it was a combination of youth, too complicated of an offensive sheme and our coaches may not be the best at developing players.
I'll just leave that here.
ps. just messing with ya.
pss. i actually just thought today I want to get to 100 points sometime and I need to say something.
|19 weeks 4 days ago||AD and season tickets||
Somebody should post the Saturday Night Live video of Chris Farley trying out for Chippendales. The one where he keeps trying to dance after he has been told 'no' repeatedly. Maybe with DB's head photoshopped on? "No Barney. No. We've made our decision..."
|28 weeks 6 days ago||I know we would never put||
I know we would never put muppets up for a win over Purdue...but a sock puppet would be nice?
|31 weeks 5 days ago||Fun game to watch. Ace I||
Fun game to watch. Ace I hope we can get a gif of the alley oop from Spike to Horford: Momentary Nebraska player stuck to the court followed by Spike rodeo finger in the air.
|32 weeks 2 days ago||yeah i have to use those||
yeah i have to use those leading up to Easter as well
/s it did give me a chuckle though!
|32 weeks 2 days ago||well I was thinking one||
well I was thinking one senario is MSU could lose one more game than we do before the end of the season. but there are probably one or two other scenarios too.
|32 weeks 2 days ago||I know the perimeter shots||
I know the perimeter shots were not going down, but the thing that looked really different to me was that we were rarely scoring in transition. It seemed we were setting up from a half court offense more than normal.
I would assume a lot of that is because it was raining 3's on the other end.
Somebody may be able to show it wasn't statistically different from most games, but that's what it seemed like to me.
|32 weeks 2 days ago||"now we are looking at a tie||
"now we are looking at a tie for the B1G at best"
Did you think about that before you typed it? I'm just curious what would make you conclude that's the best case scenario that could possibly happen?
|32 weeks 6 days ago||I just don't get what people||
I just don't get what people think Hoke should have done. Put yourself in his shoes.
I find out that one of my players was investigated for a sexual assault in the past, but no charges were filed by the authorities who followed procedure. What would you do here? You would really perform your own independent investigation for something that happened under someone else's watch?
Then I find out that my player is being investigated again for this same situation...an alleged sexual assault. I know there are legal authorities in place to deal with it using proper procedures. So I am supposed to suspend my player, assuming that he is guilty before the investigation is concluded?
|33 weeks 12 hours ago||i'm just surprised Iowa are||
i'm just surprised Iowa are still in this with the leg cramps and all. they are brave.
|33 weeks 1 day ago||was hoping for a gif of the||
was hoping for a gif of the 'Spike, you no get to call a timeout' fiasco but Brian's explanation of it is even better than the gif!
|33 weeks 2 days ago||that explains it! thanks for||
that explains it! thanks for responding.
|33 weeks 3 days ago||question||
what made Beilein finally flip? I was surprised to see it, and about 10 different calls caused me to blow a gasket. But on this one he kept pointing towards his nose. Anyone?
|33 weeks 3 days ago||why wait?||
edit. sorry double post. everthing...moving...too...fast.
|33 weeks 3 days ago||why wait?||
Late subs are great!
If it wasn't 2.30am where I'm at, I would go get some. But for me they would be early subs. Not good. Early subs mean trouble.
|33 weeks 3 days ago||hope we get a gif of that ref||
hope we get a gif of that ref standing right over Spike and not giving the timeout
|34 weeks 1 day ago||"don't judge a person's||
"don't judge a person's character by what they do between the lines...judge a man by what he does off the field, what he does for his community, what he does for his family."
I guess I thought the definition of character is that you are the same person no matter where you are or what setting you are in. If I have to explain to you what areas of my life you are not allowed to judge my character by, then it pretty much reveals my true character?