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|1 day 10 hours ago||at least we won't get another distribution of||
at least we won't get another distribution of minutes post from Mr. Yost
|1 day 20 hours ago||Was this on the radio today||
Was this on the radio today or posted on Scout? If true, then my expectation goes to zero. Most of my optimism was based on Webb: he's been saying M is in it for the longest, well before any of the recent stuff; he kew the announcement was coming next week; he posted an article on the kid. All of that added up to as much of a good vibe as you can get w/out a gut feeling. If he's reversed that hard, I'd bet Michigan is the next team eliminated. Probably today or tomorrow.
|1 day 20 hours ago||Where was he pessimistic?||
Where was he pessimistic?
|1 day 23 hours ago||Posting a political comment,||
Posting a political comment, even one which you label sarcastic - though I'm dubious if it really was -, is not an effective means to thwarting other political comments.
This is an outstanding event, a great cause, wonderful that M's football coach is involved. When they cancelled the Women's Football Academy they said one of the things they were doing in its place was Detroit outreach. It's critical and it's great to see this underway.
|2 days 19 hours ago||I'm not offended, that's good||
I'm not offended, that's good information for me to know. I may very well be disconnected, given I work in a large firm that hires college grads from around the country. From my experience in that process, it seems like many of those grads have multiple options to consider. I thought the job market had reasonably cleared up, given the drop in unemployment rate and generally positive economic climate.
But I think my point still stands: you say above "unless you graduate with an in-demand major"; I'd say you better pick a major that's in demand. I'm lucky that I enjoy my work, and everyone going to college should match their interests with their major so they can do the same, to the extent the market allows it. Here comes the statement you've heard a million times from old white guys, but still true: if you're going to incur $100,000 getting a history degree that gets you a job making $28,000/year, you've made thinigs very difficult to begin your adult worklife. No one's saying you have to go get a degree in something you hate, but no one's saying you have to leverage yourself to the tune of $100,000 for something you love either.
A lot of degrees don't payout, anyone making the choice to pay for college needs to understand this. If they want to go and get one of those degrees anyway, they need a plan to make that education spending pay off.
|3 days 17 hours ago||No because we were all a||
No because we were all a bunch of selfish, greedy assholes at the time. But he did lead several comebacks, so the label is valid.
|3 days 21 hours ago||Agree with you, but I think||
Agree with you, but I think there will probably be some type of reckoning where universities still provide a valuable path going forward.
But we've already decided with our kids that entrepeneurship will be the primary focus of their education. I want K-12 schools that stress that in the curriculum, public or private. If they don't, well find another school. If no one has it, we'll send them to a private tutor. Yes, a private tutor to teach them how to develop and run their own business. It will be critical to their income level, though the humanities are also important to develop their personal views.
EDIT: and I believe your timeframe is too short, it will be more like 20 years before the system is fully worked out that it looks substantially different than it does today, enough to affect the choices of most HS graduates.
|3 days 23 hours ago||Not sure about Winston, but||
Not sure about Winston, but the nice young lady behind the counter at our local Plum Market is an MSU grad. My young son was wearing a green&white shirt, he's a terrible flirt, and she said "I like you because that's my school colors!" This is last week, assuming class is still going on, she must be a graduate.
I will confirm on our next visit, feeling sympathy and chuckling at the same time. No elitist, but to spend all that money on a degree and end up at Plum Market... yeesh. No matter which school you attend, young people, you need a plan to get paid after college.
|4 days 11 hours ago||Let's see...||
LSU: coach from Ohio, Michigan grad
Looks like the majority of your SEC conference conference colleagues were just fine with the excellent midwestern weather.
Georgia: head coach is from Omaha, Nebraska
|4 days 16 hours ago||Terry Richardson redshirted||
Terry Richardson redshirted after his freshman year.
|4 days 21 hours ago||Why though?||
I didn't read the entire piece, didn't find it very interesting. Lots of big personalities are egomaniacs, I can imagine a similar article could be written on several of the ESPN commentators. I don't follow a lot of these writers/commentators like a lot of people on this site seem to, but from what I know it doesn't seem like Whitlock hides his inflated opinion of himself. Everyone signing onto the project should probably have known he'd act like this, but maybe not to this degree.
But again I didn't read the whole thing. I made it to the writer who wanted to cover the Gaye trial. If Whitlock, who is the boss, made the decision that he didn't want to cover culture, he has every right to shoot it down. How you do so will describe who you are, and he can certainly be derided for his words and tone. But she really shouldn't have submitted it. Her response is just someone fighting with her boss, happens every day in every company.
They give this as a "wow" story pretty early in the article, and it wasn't a good enough hook to hold me. I'm extrapolating out a bunch of similar egomania, which again, in my mind everyone on that staff should have known and expected.
That section is followed by this quote, clearly meant to ridicule him. But seriously, what's wrong with this quote?
|5 days 16 hours ago||Wonderful!||
Harbaugh just made the entire SEC conference conference 1) react angrily to his bold actions, 2) sit in stunned silence when invited to play along, 3) go to Papa and say "I need a way out of this", and 4) go up to their room while Papa called the school and said their boy can't play in the game today.
|1 week 1 day ago||This also looks like it's||
This also looks like it's trying much too hard (and crikey, did the Joker just forget all about leg day?), but even the goth kids in high school would laugh at someone tattooing "Damaged" across their forehead. Apparently Leto's never heard the writing maxim - which I always thought applied to many other art forms - that you must "Show, Never Tell."
|1 week 3 days ago||Sam Webb talked about this frequently while it was||
Sam Webb talked about this frequently while it was going on. It was clear that Michigan had Costello, Eason, Peters and Hastings - at least - ahead of Deweaver on their board.
|1 week 4 days ago||yes, you wrote semi-failure. it's right up above||
yes, you wrote semi-failure. it's right up above there. you should look at that before chugging in endless circles on the "can't anyone READ OMG" train, which is quite ironic in this case.
|1 week 4 days ago||Right, I'm assuming 9 times||
Right, I'm assuming 9 times out of 10 I'd agree. But if the coach was crying because his car got a little scratch on it or something similarly stupid/mundane on the coach's part, I'm going to cut the kid some slack.
|1 week 4 days ago||He laughed at his high school||
He laughed at his high school coach when the guy was crying? Context is certainly needed, but Winston just seems to have this history of bad decisions. Lots of big personalities do (tend to have fireworks both good and bad, whether they were a winner or not dictates which comes to light), I understand that, but the question of whether this guy is an asshole or not is totally unclear to me.
|1 week 4 days ago||OK, I know I'm obsessing over||
OK, I know I'm obsessing over this a little bit now... but the car licking. We should have several overweight males take pictures and be seen amongst the twitterverse licking the handle on LeVert's ride. That would be a nice mock of KY fans while simultaneously highlighting our joy at his return.
|1 week 4 days ago||LICK ALL OF THE CARS||
LICK ALL OF THE CARS
|1 week 4 days ago||My bet: he'll retract or||
My bet: he'll retract or soften his words on this in the next day or so. It's probably true to an extent, he did feel this way - Harbaugh will ride people, we know that. Boone probably got caught up in a discussion with an HBO reporter, and when he started along this critical line, they were giving him lapdog looks (better story, and they were right - Boone's comments have been the sizzle so far).
|1 week 4 days ago||Boone is being obliterated in||
Boone is being obliterated in the press for this, for the most part. I read the ESPN article re. this and actually read the comments - don't ever read the comments - and all of them were either 49er's fans defending Harbaugh or various levels of "Boone's soft and he'll be a loser now that Harbaugh's gone." When even the ESPN comments pass on the chance to diss a big personality, you know the day is won.
|1 week 5 days ago||Raback'd||
Raback'd and locked.
|1 week 5 days ago||If it will help i can go lick||
If it will help i can go lick his car
|1 week 5 days ago||For the few guys flipping out||
For the few guys flipping out about this offer, Seth's recent Dear Diary is instructive. I assume the kid's grown quickly in the last year, and is still learning how to move those legs.
The guys losing their shit need to calm the hell down, however... if people are reasonably questioning this offer, I don't see the need to pile on a bunch of Harbaugh superlatives. We know that and it's obvious. If you look at the available evidence for this recruit, there are several items to legitimately discuss and question. He's huge, no doubt. From his camp film he looks like he has decent hands, but not a completely natural pass catcher. Doesn't look like an outstanding athlete, slow feet, runs with his toes out. He didn't play much last year as a sophmore, when frankly most elite recruits are starters for their HS team. It's very early for 2017, no need to rush. This staff has a clear pattern for 2016 recruits - fan out to the nationally elite guys, then move on from there.
Of course the coaches know better than anyone on this board. But that shouldn't end the discussion. It should end the lost-my-shit-OMGRRR!!!'s, but anything should. Michigan should want the absolute elite TE's in the country for 2017 - if they take 3, they should try to get the top 3 - and right now the available evidence doesn't suggest this kid is one of those. The coaches see it and sure that's good enough for me. What the hell do I know. But that shouldn't stop a reasoned discussion.
|1 week 5 days ago||But I think the people who||
But I think the people who can see your posts are those that are on the mobile app, and those that can't are on the website.
I was referring to a reference you made about getting an answer key or master book and using that all semester. Sorry I can't be more specific, but I don't remember the thread or context. Entirely possible I'm mistaken, and if so disregard.
|1 week 5 days ago||Somewhat related, the||
Somewhat related, the mgolicious "5 new people you meet at every college football spring camp" is worth the click.
|1 week 5 days ago||That picture||
|1 week 5 days ago||I heard about this on the||
I heard about this on the drive in - will be very interesting to see how this plays out. Apparently Verizon didn't consult with any of their content providers before their announcement, which is a bit shocking. CNBC is speculating that they did that to provoke a response from consumers, who are likely to be on their side, and let the content providers essentially be painted as the bad guys in the court of public opinion.
Fairly risky strategy - not sure the first-mover advantage will be worth publicly strong-arming their suppliers, but I agree it ends up in the courts. Unfortunately I also agree with LandryHD's comment above: however this shakes out, I doubt it will lead to lower prices for any of us. The pie will be cut a different way at the top.
|1 week 6 days ago||are you sure you weren't banhammered? I can see||
are you sure you weren't banhammered? I can see your quiverfull post below on mobile. That's a site flaw: when people are banned they can't remove them from the mobile app. That's why you see a lot of responses to troll posts that don't make any sense - the troll uses mobile, gets banned, but he's able to keep posting so he may not even realize he's been banned.
Not saying you're a troll, enjoy your posts (except the one about cheating through a class), but that account may have been banned some time back. That's why you'd think some could see it and some couldn't
|1 week 6 days ago||you must have gotten there right after Mac Attack||
you must have gotten there right after Mac Attack