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|6 days 15 hours ago||It absolutely has||
It definitely has been applied to video games. Top teams in various games sell jerseys with players names on them.
People go to arenas and cheer loudly for their team. People wait in big lines and storm the stage to try to get autographs from the top players.
What is it missing in the social aspect?
|6 days 15 hours ago||Not just Asia||
There are number of people in the US who play eSports professionally, especially in League of Legends, dota, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. They play for teams, have contracts with salaries (probably ~40-50k), make additional money from prize pools in tournaments (top CS:GO tournaments have a prize pool of $250k, LoL and dota have prize pools in the millions), and then more money from streaming on twitch (top ones for CS:GO make probably $5k per month or more from that, top LoL and dota likely make more).
-- and that's just from reported amounts from prize pools. There are 12 Americans who have made over 100k just from prizes from tournaments in 2015.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||ijeja?||
I'm more of a fan of the prophet IKEA myself.
|21 weeks 1 day ago||wrong||
we'll be in the NJIT
|27 weeks 3 days ago||eh||
He's not really my type, but I can see how other people might think he's good looking
|1 year 8 weeks ago||As long as we're being technical||
You're actually technically incorrect (the best kind of incorrect!). If beating a specific team has a negative value, it could absolutely be the case that Beat Crean > Beat Everyone.
For example -- imagine that your second favorite B1G team is Norwestern (as it probably should be). In that case, beating everyone would include beating Michigan. That clearly has a negative value from the point of view of a Michigan fan. In that case, I think it would be safe to say that (Northwestern) beating Crean > (Northwestern) beating everyone.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Larry||
Larry's not white. He's clear.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||missed opportunity||
Your title should have been "Will Hagerup Return?"
|1 year 20 weeks ago||Dick Katcher award||
|1 year 23 weeks ago||RR||
At least Rich Rod's record improved from year to year instead of the opposite.
|1 year 23 weeks ago||hmm||
|1 year 25 weeks ago||signed ones||
Seth, does this just mean that the signed ones aren't out yet?
|1 year 26 weeks ago||catch them off guard||
Punt. They'll never expect it, and we can begin the field position game
|1 year 27 weeks ago||hmm||
Fire ACL tears?
|1 year 28 weeks ago||Cubs fan||
Cubs fan here (I saw the call in the northwestern part). My assessment as a Cubs fan:
There's always next year.
|1 year 28 weeks ago||Running the ball||
30 runningback carries for 28 yards. That's either conservative, or moronic.
8 of those carries were in the overtime periods. That's conservative.
Banking on your kicker to hit a clutch field goal (even if you expect him to) rather than trying to score a touchdown is conservative.
"Centering" the ball on a third down for a 40 yard field is conservative.
Let's break it down by OT:
1st OT: RB run for 1 yard, RB run for 1 yard, QB centers the ball. FG blocked.
2nd OT: RB run for 3 yards, pass for 9 yards, QB run for -3 yards, incomplete pass, QB run for 8 yards, FG
3rd OT: RB run for 0 yards, pass for 9 yards, RB run for 0 yards, FG missed.
4th OT: Pass incomplete, pass incomplete, delay of game, QB run for 7 yards, FG.
So a total of 5 RB runs for 5 yards, 4 QB runs for 12 yards, 5 passes for 18 yards.
So either conservative, or moronic.
|1 year 28 weeks ago||Maybe not the coaches, but the players||
Whenever they say "we just need to execute better" that is (intentionally or not) throwing the players under the bus. At some point the coaching staff has to realize that maybe they're asking the kids to do something that they can't consistently do, and then that's entirely on the coaching staff for consistently putting the kids not in a position to succeed.
Also, on Inside Michigan Football, Hoke defended 8 runs to 6 passes in the overtime periods as not being conservative.
|1 year 31 weeks ago||no||
This is not an "agree to disagree" scenario. The user Butterfield is about as close to objectively wrong as you can get.
|1 year 32 weeks ago||loans||
26 million? That's gotta be almost enough to pay off his student loans...
|1 year 32 weeks ago||Same here!||
Although the Bears went winless my senior year...
|1 year 33 weeks ago||hmm||
A lacroppe circle?
|1 year 33 weeks ago||Similar question||
Similar question, but for the Wile shank vs an average distance punt
|1 year 33 weeks ago||From my vantage point||
From my vantage point -- which had a fantastic view of it -- I would have bet a lot of money that it hit the ground.
|1 year 35 weeks ago||from a quick look...||
Craig Roh, Roy Roundtree, Elliot Mealer, David Molk, Patrick Omameh all cut for teams to get down to 53
|1 year 35 weeks ago||Capacity?||
How many people can this location accommodate/how many do you expect to turn out? Not sure if I should come if it'll just be frat-party packed.
|1 year 36 weeks ago||Intro ad||
The ad that played before the CTK on mgoblue was for a movie. I didn't notice what movie it was, but I did notice that they were prominently playing A Better Son/Daughter by Rilo Kiley, and thought that it was very appropriate.
|1 year 42 weeks ago||Could be worse...||
The QB for the Bears that holds the career passing yards record as well as the highest single season Quarterback rating is a man who retired from professional football in 1950.
Also, one of the QBs on your list for Detroit holds two single season records for the Bears: most passing yards and most passing touchdowns (Erik Kramer)
|1 year 45 weeks ago||Yes but.....||
Yeah, but the original Superman killing in the comic was after a whole lot of set up of his morality and how he saw killing as completely wrong, and it was huge thing for him to kill. In this movie, it was not setup pretty much at all, and it was never established that he had issues with killing. Not only that, but a lot of his attacks on Zod likely killed many people too (hitting him into a gas station and causing it to explode, for example).
Regarding the scene being a paradigm changer for the genre... really? Plenty of other superheroes kill. Wolverine. Cyclops. Wonder Woman. The Flash. Mr Fantastic. Captain America. Green Arrow. Spider-Man. Iron Man. Green Lantern. Thor. The list goes on.
Beyond that - superheroes being immune from killing belongs in another time? Because we live in a world where good people kill, but that wasn't the case in the past somehow?
The choice to have Batman and Superman not kill is not something that was just flippantly made. There's a reason it's part of their characters. You should read "What's So Funny About Truth, Justice, and the American Way" (or, barring that, watch Superman vs The Elite).
Other than that, there were some other kind of dumb changes/plot points in the movie. Jor-El is a peaceful scientist, yet is able to beat General Zod in a fight despite Zod being raised solely to be a warrior? The entire character of Jonathan (Superman's earth dad) was just dumb.
Wired wrote up a good article about the movie, much better phrased than I could ever be (and harsher than I'd be): http://www.wired.com/underwire/2013/06/man-of-steel-movie-review/
Basically, the movie was decent as a NON-Superman movie, but as a movie using the Superman character it fell short in a number of areas. Redefining small parts of a character willy-nilly is fine. Redefining major aspects of a character without providing a solid reason for it... not so much.
|1 year 45 weeks ago||Not really||
MAYBE best live action, but the DC Animated Universe Superman was excellent.
|2 years 2 weeks ago||I made my own banner||