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|1 week 6 days ago||Illitch ice at Little||
Illitch ice at Little Caesars Arena?
|1 week 6 days ago||Brian's overnight phlegm||
Brian's overnight phlegm production is impressive.
|3 weeks 15 hours ago||Top-notch work Mello!!||
Top-notch work Mello!!
|3 weeks 15 hours ago||Jim Harbaugh lying:||
"There won’t be any competition taking place"
One of the best press conferences ever. Surprise! Intrigue! Enthusiasm! GO BLUE!
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Electric rules them all.||
Electric rules them all.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Rarely executed: the customer||
Rarely executed: the customer engagement effort that directly saves money. Simple and elegant. Go Blue.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Marijuana legalization||
Marijuana legalization improves housecleaning and thus advances society. It also helps with skiing.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Fuck.||
I am apparently still not over it.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Especially when they are||
Especially when they are agreeing with a tribe.
|5 weeks 6 hours ago||Mechanical and Materials||
Mechanical and Materials Science Engineering grad here that currently works in the solar industry. We are on the cusp of a major revolution with how we generate, use, and move electricity. Anything to do with renewable energy, grid modernization, batteries, or electric transport is going to be a slam dunk. I would say it is akin to "plastics" in The Graduate.
|6 weeks 13 hours ago||Nut up or shut up.||
Nut up or shut up.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||I have always thought that||
I have always thought that it's because bad posts knock good posts off the first page and well...in my experience once off the first page search or clicking does not help much. Post is gone.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||I think things looked fairly||
I think things looked fairly similar we just started losing close games.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||I do wish we could continue||
I do wish we could continue this conversation through cash and oddsmaking. But, yeah, who knows?
|7 weeks 2 days ago||I find it ironic how 90% of||
I find it ironic how 90% of the fans (that LOVE college football) are all like TAKE THE MONEY!!!
Truth is the insurance policies offer life-changing cash regardless and another year of college, returning UM to glory, and winning the Heisman are all things that will serve his passion for life forever and cannot be bought. Peppers is smart enough to realize this, we all know he is an extraordinarly gifted human in many ways. He surely recognizes the lost opportunity cost of leaving is actually pretty extreme and the only real benefit to leaving is getting paid one year earlier.
I think the bottom line is Peppers will go where ever he mentally sees himself competing next year. If he sees the winged helmet, he returns, if he craves the next level, he goes. That is the key question, not the money.
I put it at 65/35 he returns and think folks should appreciate just how special our university and football program are, this is exactly the circumstance where that makes a difference.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||If 10 cause me to lose||
If 10 cause me to lose earnings potential (but I still get two million) and 20 give me the Heisman helll yeah I take a grab. As for overall perspective: what 42-year old man would choose otherwise? My main point is 2 million isn't chump change...it is life changing money. So, he already has life changing money in hand, he is playing this decison with house money. Why not go for maximum fame also? Life is all about taking advantage of opportunity.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||I think the insurance is||
I think the insurance is absolutely relevant, or at the very least on par with the common "money trumps all" argument that is so common and frankly disrespectful to the timeless passion of college football. Life is more than money; people of Jabrill's character recognize that. Real is real.
The man is extremely intelligent, full of charisma, and has extraordinary talents outside of football. Even if the worst case scenario occurs (which could happen as soon as he joins the NFL too of course, limiting long-term income potential) he has a cool two million dollars and infinite opportunity at his disposal assisted in part through the thanks of one of the largest, most well-off, and passionate alumni bases in the country. This is the WORST CASE scenario.
The BEST CASE is he establishes permanent traditional heroism at our fine university above and beyond anything he can acheive in the NFL (but for a handful of cities perhaps), gets paid every bit as much just one year removed, and starts fresh with everything to prove at a new level.
The lost opportunity cost for leaving is extreme and permanent. His decision will depend on many things we have no idea about, but money alone? No way. He has been through enough to see bigger than that.
He values passion. Don't cheapen what the University of Michigan Wolverine Football Program offers in that category: let's just call it a lot. It is also permanent...pays again and again and again.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||100%||
Jabrill Peppers is a well above-average human that will be in position to take advantage of many exciting opportunities throughout his life. A few now available: spend another year in college, return the greatest college football program in all the land to it's former glory (with hardware), and potentially win the Heisman Trophy... That ain't chump nuts and none of it can be bought.
He has insurance. The NFL isn't going anywhere. He lives a life of passion. I put it at 65/35 he stays and wish him all the best regardless.
|8 weeks 9 hours ago||Quick action does not always||
Quick action does not always serve me well. Excuse me; I'll see myself out...
|8 weeks 13 hours ago||My prediction: people will||
My prediction: people will also die in 2017.
|8 weeks 13 hours ago||Even with our pain so fresh,||
Even with our pain so fresh, I still don't like the idea of playoff exapansion. College football's win every game importance is special and unique to all sport.
I could be swayed if quarterfinal games were played on campus, because damn that would be so fun and it makes the seeding (winning) important.
|8 weeks 13 hours ago||My problem with radical||
My problem with radical conference realignment is it's football-specific nature and that just doesn't feel right.
|8 weeks 17 hours ago||If you fight human nature you||
If you fight human nature you will live a miserable life young man. Not recommended.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||A beautiful young man!||
A beautiful young man!
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Based solely on my amateur HS||
Based solely on my amateur HS tape analysis, Green and Harris do not belong in the same category.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Wow. That is a very healthy||
Wow. That is a very healthy batch of nonsense but at least you formatted it well.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||+10,000||
|8 weeks 3 days ago||I'm not suggesting we change||
I'm not suggesting we change it overnight, I'm suggesting we change it now; there is a difference. The conservative move is stop building new fossil fuel infrastructure and strategize an orderly scheduled REAL TRANSITION to renewable technologies TODAY. The cost has come down and the technologies are ready to scale.
I share your confidence in our ablilty to adapt, but the longer we wait the more costly the adaptation becomes and the more unforseen nasty feedback enters the equation. It's go time, that's my main point. Time for Generation X to actually accomplish something big. The renewable transition is exactly that.
It is inconvenient that economic ecosystems begin collapsing at the slight hint of slowing growth (which is exactly why they fight and push transitions "to the future"), but at least they can be revived quickly after collapse. Natural ecosystems are more resilient to collapse, but essentially impossible to renew once gone. This has played out on the local level many many times during mankind's industrial revolution but we now push our luck to the extremes on a global scale.
The data is damning. The solutions are cheap and better (have you ever driven a Tesla?). The time for debate or delay is over. Only greed on an incomprehensible scale can disagree.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||Last two years have not only||
Last two years have not only been the warmest, but by a WIDE margin. The "pause" was always BS from a statistical standpoint, but mentioning it now is just sloppy drunk rhetoric.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||"You cannot predict to||
"You cannot predict to absolute precision what you have never before seen" - Said every scientist ever about everything.
The evidence is overwhelming. The fossil fuel industry has just a teeny-weenie little bit more to lose than those ALL POWERFUL GOVERNMENT SCIENTISTS have to gain; comparing media and/or data manipulation between the two over the topic is comical.
While we dither we chart a course into unknown devastation that is already happening much faster than most expected. But, whatever. Merry Christmas.