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|2 days 13 hours ago||Sugar||
Club soda has no calories (no sugar). Tonic is loaded with sugar. If you are one to care about that type of thing, adding tonic to your vodka probably more than doubles your calorie intake (and all of that is sugar).
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Link||
Definintely thought I was gonna have to watch that hampster drown. Happy that didn't happen.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Prime Seats||
I'm not sure who you are referring to "locking in prime seats". This post referenced the AD offer, which is for endzone seats. The OP is paying $100 plus $1000 ($1100 total) for endzone seats that he likely can stand outside the stadium and pay $300 for the season ($20 each game plus $180 for PSU). So right away the OP is $800 down. Assuming no cost of capital, the OP can skip this terrible season and have $799 next year which will likly cover any entry donation and pay a portion of the PSD and still be ahead.
This AD is very good at pricing down the demand curve and they have a specific strategy to align face value with street value. What they have actually found out is they can charge loyal customers more than street value - a great business to be in for sure. So maybe you are waiting for the day when season ticket holders are given money back from the AD, but I think you'll be waiting a while. Meanwhile the OP can invest that $800 today and be well prepared for when that day comes in 20 years or more.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||PSD||
I don't thing you understand how the PSD works. It's not comparable to your jets example. What this offer from the AD is doing is removing the PSD for this year only. The OP will have to pay the PSD next year and all years moving forward. I'm not sure the amount of donation (right to purchase in your example) is normally needed but the AD is setting that at $100.
So in this situation the $100 is the only real number that matters. If michigan wins the NC and that donation to be able to get season tickets increases to $1000, the OP maybe made did ok by sneaking in this year for $100. But I guarantee the street value of his 2014 tix is still less that the $100 plus tickets costs. Further, this AD will never price season ticket costs below street value. That much is clear.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||NSFW||
I guess I didn't really waste 3 minutes watching that, but I think we have different definitions of "NSFW".
|13 weeks 2 days ago||Interesting read.||
The "bonus" for not visiting a school was very telling. Seems to happen to UM a lot. Who was that RB that was supposed to visit UM last year but ended up not coming? Webb basically reported that he was on the flight but it never happened? Anyone remember the name and the school he ended up at?
|14 weeks 5 days ago||Correct||
Probably less than 50% chance we get a missed FT rebound. If you look at the FTs Kentucky made and how much push their bigs got, fouling them almost guarantees 2 points or more.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||Absolutely correct||
Kicker salaries would actually go UP if the extra point is moved back. Even if they eliminate the XP and do the "go for 2 or get 1" scenario, I still don't think there will be any negative impact to kickers. Field goals will always be valuable.
However the kick off change (moving it up) and potential elimination of the kick off would impact a specific type of kicker (long distance, not so accurate). but I'm not sure any NFL team employs that type of kicker today.
|18 weeks 3 days ago||Big Ten Tourney||
Easier to say we should get rid of the BTT now. I remember a few years where it was the only hope we had in March. A dagger from Evan Turner in 2010 is the first thing that comes to my mind.
|22 weeks 1 day ago||$1.3M increase over 5 years||
Will for sure cover inflation. But the real question is if the $4.7M was profitable in the first place. If it was not, then making that inflation calculation doesn't mean much.
|29 weeks 3 days ago||It may have looked good||
But that's because the clock started late. That's the whole idea of the rule, to avoid this exact situation.
|30 weeks 5 days ago||This||
Arguement is rarely made in the mass media. I think Seth actually puts this in words the best I've seen.
|32 weeks 2 days ago||L.O.L||
RB- you are calling smith and shaw hits? Really?
Sure if 7 wins is solid.
|37 weeks 5 days ago||Timeouts||
Pretty sure Indiana had 1 timeout still when we scored last.
|38 weeks 3 days ago||Maybe||
But don't you think they would have told Lewan to go pro last year if they wanted to do this?
|39 weeks 5 days ago||Agree with this.||
Random 2nd quarter music doesn't really bother me that much. And if you parents out there think your kids are learning the blurred lines lyrics from Michigan Stadium then I think you're probably missing a lot of other things as well.
Overall when the guy with the wires stands out of the 30 yard line, that's my biggest frustation with watching games in the Stadium.
|39 weeks 5 days ago||Interesting||
I still cannot get over that as well. My memory is that it was the final OSU drive (Avery interception). Great atmosphere that was completely ruined by the unecessary music. I was so taken out of the game as I thought about what was going on that I still am not over it.
Related, I was fortunate enough to go to a Red Wings Stanley Cup game 7 in 2009. Wings were down a goal with 1 minute left and the crowd was electric. During breaks before each face off the music would come on - "da da da da, da da" and I remember thinking how much it just killed the moment and how that would never happen at Michigan Stadium. 2 years later we do the exact same thing.
|41 weeks 1 day ago||Title||
I think you should show a bit I respect an reword the title.
|41 weeks 1 day ago||Similar Question||
I've often wondered if Michigan fans could provide a competitive advantage by doing this sort of thing after the game and having it available to the coaches. User generated, just like UFR but with many more resources. Similar to Wikipedia. Put all this passion to help the team?
|41 weeks 4 days ago||You understand that Brandon||
You understand that Brandon is contacting them as a reporter and not a teacher right? I was interviewed after basketball games by our local newspaper when I was a junior and senior. Should the reporter have asked my parents before interviewing me?
Overall, as already noted, if you don't want you kid talking to people and learning how to become a human then keep them off social media.
|41 weeks 4 days ago||Recruiting||
I should have stated that differently as I don't want to re-visit why RR was fired. Hoke's recruiting classes (as far as national rank, promise, etc) is giving him a lot of capital that will lead to 4th and 5th years. RR didn't have that in his bag to help him.
|41 weeks 4 days ago||Recruiting||
If RR recruited anywhere close to what Hoke is doing, he likely would not have gotten fired.
|42 weeks 6 days ago||Agreed||
Seems like ace doesnt get a good picture of the game from the press box. Maybe he should sit in the stands. Wilson had a very good path. Further I have no idea what holding he is referring to at the end of the game. Seems like he just guesses a lot.
|43 weeks 2 days ago||Magnus||
What about Braxton Miller?
|43 weeks 2 days ago||Agree with this||
I think the coaches feel they can get the best WRs and RBs and not really need the speed at QB. I'm sure the coaches will try to recruit the Gardners that come thru. Would they recuit Braxton Miller? I don't think so.
|47 weeks 2 days ago||Heiko||
Where's Heiko yo
|1 year 8 weeks ago||$800||
If you're trying to stay under $800, I don't think you're going to be too happy with the location or actual unit. I've been living in Ann Arbor since 2008 and housing is miserable. There are a lot of new developments in town but those are either undergrad bins or high end lofts in downtown. Your best bet will be west of 2nd street in a split house. I would recommend thinking about paying more than $800 and closer to $1000.
|1 year 9 weeks ago||Agree||
I think good points were made by Dan. Ultimately it's Michigan's job to protect the student athletes. And it's a great point on how the 10 year ban focused the blame on the players. Who knows whose idea that really was (Michigan or NCAA).
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Countess and Warren||
Sounds like Countess was there randomly. Was Warren there as part of the group?
|1 year 17 weeks ago||Ball||
You obviously have no ideavwhat happened and you obviously have never played competitive basketball