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|19 hours 29 min ago||I think Hawaii's offense||
I think Hawaii's offense looked pretty good at times, but it's worth noting that they were playing Cal. Cal has essentially been Indiana (and usually worse) for the last three years. Here are the team defensive rankings:
2015 Cal: 108
2015 Indiana: 121
2014 Cal: 123
2014 Indiana: 92
2013 Cal: 125
2013 Indiana: 124
Personally, I thought Hawaii looked awful. I'll be surprised if we win by less than 30.
|1 day 14 hours ago||To each his own, but I||
To each his own, but I thought most of Rocky II was pretty boring until the outstanding final fight.
|1 day 14 hours ago||In terms of film quality, I||
In terms of film quality, I think it goes like this:
In terms of raw entertainment, here's where I'm at:
I know it's cheesy and stupid, but I love the hell out of Rocky IV.
|1 day 14 hours ago||These two are almost||
These two are almost impossible to compare. Alien was one of the best horrors ever made and Aliens was an outstanding action movie.
|1 day 19 hours ago||What's the point here? It's legal||
What's the point here? It's legal there.
|1 day 23 hours ago||I got home from Iraq at 3am||
I got home from Iraq at 3am (back to Michigan, actually) on the morning of the 2009 Notre Dame game. Rather than going home, I drove a couple hours to Ann Arbor and crashed on a friend's couch so I could attend the game.
|1 day 23 hours ago||I think this season was||
I think this season was outstanding. I agree with you for the most part (especially regarding Dorne .Woof.) but the showrunners showed us something at the end of this last season.
|2 days 15 hours ago||The Mike Hart little brother||
The Mike Hart little brother response was definitely a thing that happened.
|2 days 17 hours ago||In 2007, MSU had us beaten||
In 2007, MSU had us beaten with their brand new head coach and we snatched victory from their hands. Then our players talked trash Dantonio angrily gave the "pride comes before the fall" speech. They proceeded to own us for almost a decade. Last year our hot new coach had them beaten and had victory snatched from his grasp. MSU proceeded to talk trash. Let's hope the role reversal continues.
|1 week 3 days ago||I have a belly button.||
I have a belly button.
|2 weeks 15 min ago||Say hi to me? I go there for||
Say hi to me? I go there for my PhD, so I'm planning on using my student ticket and wearing maize and blue.
|2 weeks 21 hours ago||When I'm in a conversation I||
When I'm in a conversation I usually don't like to be bothered and I often shrug off well-intentioned people. Whatever.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||I taught at a private school||
I taught at a private school for a while. At least in my case, I made less money than my peers, but had fewer student behavior problems. I was also asked to do a lot more outside of my typical hours (without pay) than my peers.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||It will be very, very difficult for her to get a||
It will be very, very difficult for her to get a decent job in Michigan without a teaching certificate IMO. I'm also not sure many districts will be willing to pay her at a PhD level if she isn't certified. Harsh, but that's my take.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||I use a turkey fryer for the||
I use a turkey fryer for the boiling, and that came with a stainless steel pot. I had been using 5-gallon buckets for fermentation and bottling, but recently got a Speidel fermenter after I started having oxidation issues (My understanding is that the seal starts to go on the plastic buckets). I'm very excited to give the Speidel its first try this weekend. The last few batches I did were BIAB, but were from specific recipes. This weekend I'm trying my first beer completely from scratch. Going with an American wheat with more of a piney hoppy flavor.
So far I have done:
American Amber (Brewer's Best) - Failed my first batch ever. Probably had a contamination issue.
American Ale (Brewer's Best) - Meh, not bad.
Witbier (recipe from Grape and Granary) - Refreshing summer beer
Altbier (BIAB recipe from Northern Brewer) - First time we made this it was outstanding. Second time we left too much sediment and it had a strange aftertaste.
Oktoberfest (BIAB recipe from Northern Brewer) - Outstanding, but most of it is sitting in the closet until September.
Saison (BIAB recipe from Grape and Granary) - Absurdly refreshing.
Hoppy wheat (Recipe TBD)
|3 weeks 3 days ago||I started with something like||
I started with something like this and have been slowly upgrading over time (just got a Speidel fermenter last month). In the summer, a turkey fryer is great for boiling and getting the wort up to temperature and those often come with pots of their own. Otherwise, if you have a gas stove you can brew indoors. Some electrics don't get hot enough. You could probably start with the box sets of ingredients (Brewer's Best or your local homebrew's ingredients) and slowly work toward making your own recipes.
|5 weeks 14 hours ago||I thought the fight in Rocky||
I thought the fight in Rocky II was equally good, though the rest of the movie didn't compare. Also, Rocky IV's fight is very entertaining regardless of how ridiculous it is.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||It's the summer. There is no||
It's the summer. There is no Michigan football right now. People are choosing to spend their time recreationally by playing Pokemon outside. You're spending your time on a message board instead. Posting on a message board doesn't really fit with the "important things to do" narrative. You obviously have free time. You're just using it differently. Do you watch TV? That's also a type of recreation.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||I respect people not wanting||
I respect people not wanting to play, but the "I'm an adult with important things to do" argument is obnoxious. You obviously have time to monitor a Michigan football message board in the offseason to let people know that you have really important things to do.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||I've been having a lot of fun||
I've been having a lot of fun playing it. Is it childish? Sure, but it's fun and harmless (at least in my case). Is it leading to longer walks for me and my dog? Absolutely. I just wish they would make the app not work at over 10mph or so in order to prevent car accidents.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||We have been predicting this every year for a very||
We have been predicting this every year for a very long time.
|8 weeks 22 hours ago||Wallace dying in The Wire got||
Wallace dying in The Wire got me pretty good.
|8 weeks 22 hours ago||Don't forget Littlefoot's||
Don't forget Littlefoot's mom!
|8 weeks 5 days ago||She could also theoretically||
She could also theoretically unite the kingdom by marrying the King in the North. Targaryens have a history of marrying their own.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||I would imagine she pissed||
I would imagine she pissed off a lot of houses when she wiped out everyone at the trial. Yes, she's the queen, but who is on her side at this point? The Martells and the Tyrells joined Dany, all of the northern houses united behind Jon, Arya just threw the Freys into chaos, and even Jaime looks pissed at her.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||2-3ish days. My senior all||
2-3ish days. My senior all night party was on Sunday night, I didn't sleep more than an hour or two the next night because I was nervous about shipping off to boot camp in the morning, and I didn't sleep the first night of boot camp because that's just how it was set up.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||The Beatles NEVER EXISTED.||
The Beatles NEVER EXISTED.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||You just say that because||
You just say that because you're a reptilian agent. I see you and your chemtrails. I know what you're doing. ROTHSCHILD!!!
|11 weeks 6 days ago||Eh, now she is a trained||
Eh, now she is a trained killer who embraces the Stark name. I don't think it was a waste at all.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||I'm currently a PhD student||
I'm currently a PhD student at OSU. Right there with ya.