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|1 week 4 days ago||He cancelled 5 visits? Crootin!||
He cancelled 5 visits? Crootin!
|1 week 5 days ago||Congrats||
Congrats fearless leader!!!
Let me give the best advice i can give to first time parends of a newborn:
Do NOT feel like using the nursery services to watch your new child makes you a bad parent. You have not gotten a lot of sleep the last couple days, and will not get much when you take your new child home. Get sleep in the hospital and let the nurses do what they do best. They will bring baby to mom for feedings, etc.
With our first we did not take proper advantage of this, because we didn't know. with our 2nd and 3rd.... no brainer.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Thanks||
Thanks Bacon. The post you're talking about had the money quote I was searching for, that I actually thought was in the UV article EmGoBlue13 posted.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Thanks!||
This is it I believe.
I was actually remembering 2 things and melding them in my brain as 1 subconsciously.
This UV after Terry Pratchett's passing, as well as the post mentioned by Bacon which I searched for and found the main quote I was thinking of (Brian judges his writing by how many adverbs he edits out), were what I was thinking of.
Thanks to all for the help!
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Thanks OMG Shirtless. That||
Thanks OMG Shirtless. That wasn't it, but I enjoyed reading it nonetheless. It's fun to go back and read "deep" posts by Brian.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Sucks that the ohio supreme||
Sucks that the ohio supreme court sucks.
|8 weeks 9 hours ago||A smart sexy insane woman||
A smart sexy insane woman would be dangerous. Id like sexy to be involved. I could deal with sexy sane the best, as long as she's not a complete dumbass. That has to b the right call for most situations.
|8 weeks 10 hours ago||I'd actually be surprised if that hasn't happened yet.||
I'd actually be surprised if that hasn't happened yet.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Fear the deer!||
Fear the deer!
|10 weeks 3 days ago||33-32 Blue||
|11 weeks 5 days ago||Can we say||
Can we say it will be Alabama, Clemson, Big 12 winner, Big 10 winner?
I agree after last year they'd have a tough time keeping Big12 winner out.
Big 10 is getting one in. Either OSU, M, MSU, Iowa will be in most likely.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||Brewer fan here||
We're basically going young/cheap and re-building, without actually saying that and pissing off our fanbase.
Have a new young GM and Manager (Counsell was working with the minor league system heavily from the front office before becoming manager, and he is the manager to help the new GM re-tool the farm system and team). Trying ot rebuild similar to the Astros - GM came from there.
KRod has been on/off brewers i don't know how many times in last 5 years. Kinda weird, kept letting him go then getting him cheaply. He's been very reliable and consistent i would say. Of course he always seems to put a runner or two on early and make everyone hold their breath, but he seemed to usually get it done. It will be tough not having him at the back end, but i don't know how many wins he'd have a chance at saving in the next few years for us.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||i need||
further clarification on this one:
"hal4rcfdv vrf dozen"
|12 weeks 5 days ago||I've spent a lifetime||
I've spent a lifetime debating this and these are points people often overlook.
Yes, clearly going from the underside without reason is clinically insane. Or you just like to make life harder on yourself. But there are reasons to go under when necessary:
Cats, puppies (actually happened to me and changed my life on this matter), toddlers, spider monkeys, etc.
Also sometimes under actually works better on a new roll, and you can still achieve a clean one handed rip when the roll is new or the tube is badly mis-shapen.
|15 weeks 5 days ago||Punting was the right call||
But I'm wondering to myself aloud here:
Due to the seemingly increased "wierdness" on special teams plays at end of games (is this because longsnappers, punters, and generally "less depended on" players are in spotlight of crunchtime?), i'm wondering why teams don't have a "seal the game" package for these scenarios. Jabrill in Wilcat formation and 2 best tacklers (Defensively) behind him in split back formation. They will not get the ball, they are safety valves.
The whole team would know that the objectives are:
1. Get the first down and end the game
2. If Jabrill does not catch the snap cleanly his only job is to fall on ball and insure no craziness. Let D take field and seal it. We can have a couple safetys as split backs to insure tackling on slim chance of fumble/turnover, etc.
3. If caught cleanly, and he sees he will not get first down due to crazy overload blitz, get out of pocket and throw ball out of bounds. If there is a defender within 5 feet of you just go down, don't even try throwing anywhere. Defense will win it.
4. If you find yourself in some type of shitstorm scenario not covered above, you are Jabrill Peppers, so run around and don't get tackled for 10 seconds. Make sure you are out of box so if at any point you are going to get tackled you can throw out of bounds.
IDK. Punting was the right call in this situation given everything we knew at that time. Maybe with 5 seconds left instead of 10 something like the above would be advisable.
When i saw the thread title i thought: "No way he is dumb enough or ballsy enough to comment on this with actual "I woulda done this" advice" - I was wrong.
As someone else stated already: If he shuts his mouth it wouldn't take long for him to be remembered fondly and maybe even come around the program occasionally. This is not helping.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||I think||
I think that's Lyons being held, but for the life of me I still don't understand how he didn't make some sort of play.
He's maintaing good leverage and not allowing a cutback and forcing to sidelines. The clip above in this post ends right before he should be forcing the blocker into the runner and the runner out of bounds.
My brain has erased any other memory of that play and i don't have the will to go find the whole thing and watch to see what happens a half second after above clip ends..
|15 weeks 6 days ago||Geez||
Even if you only count the 80%+ plays it's still well over 10 pts.
Though I thought this live I had since dropped it but this is so egregiously eye-opening I have to be the guy to bring it up:
When you look at the amount of $ that was on M in this game and then add in all the officiating blunders, some of which were at very important points in the game, it just begs for vegas/refs conspiracy talk.
Total speculation that is pointless and will never be proven and even if so we can't go back and change anything but, well i guess it just made me feel a tad better to get that off my chest.
Onward I suppose.
|16 weeks 3 days ago||KILL SPARTY||
Sparty gun' DIE
|16 weeks 4 days ago||Wow. Tell us||
Wow. Tell us how you really feel. And get me your best friend's sister's number post haste.
|16 weeks 4 days ago||Kill||
|17 weeks 3 days ago||"I'd say it's more likely||
"I'd say it's more likely their defense scores than their offense."
At first I laughed at this but then after thinking about it briefly i came to the conclusion that I agree. Says alot about the quality of defense and lack of offense on both sides.
|18 weeks 4 days ago||We found the fall grinch!||
We found the fall grinch!
|19 weeks 12 hours ago||If only we were in a similar||
If only we were in a similar yet even more advantageous situation. Oh well, such is life.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||Don't you||
have to be a season ticket holder or donate to university or be an alumni or something?
Otherwise I could just be a very bad OSU booster and give their kids stuff and then accidentally document it all, etc. right?
|19 weeks 4 days ago||motherofgod.gif||
|21 weeks 1 day ago||I drafted Lockett||
for $1 in an auction franhise league. I think he'll be the steal of the draft. Everyone else was like "who?". (no other mich fans in my league in Wisconsin) I drafted him solely off him torching Michigan and now there is a TON of buzz about him coming out of Seattle camp.
I'm starting Charles Johnson instead of him this week. I think that will be the right call, but i'm excited to see what Lockett turns into.
|21 weeks 1 day ago||Landry||
and he'll be a great WR3 for you.
|21 weeks 3 days ago||I logged in||
specifically to downvote every post you made in this thread. I have been on this blog a while and have never done that before.
Shame on you for your lack of respect.
If you are an American, this is On Topic. If you disagree, shut your damn mouth and stay out of the thread.
|22 weeks 4 days ago||Hail!||
Thanks Brian and Mgoblog team.
40k+ words and I'm just left sitting here speechless staring at my clock taking in all the feels.
|22 weeks 5 days ago||Looking at the narrative||
"Stribling is a guy whom Countess has beaten out for the starting CB job the past two years."
I don't know if I put too much stock into what the last staff had decided was best when it comes to who plays, at what positions and in which situations.