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|5 days 1 hour ago||the game pins...||
I buy the game pins and put them on my M hat. Cheap, doesn't take up a lot of space... makes the other fans think you're a world traveler and uber-fan. I liked the old days better when you just sewed a little rose on your hat, but the pins are still a good souvenir.
|5 days 1 hour ago||wasn't taking chances...||
Bought refundable tickets a few hours ago on Delta in anticipation... paid $780 each to come in on the 29th and out on the 31st... it was the lowest price available on the "grid" and there were very few seats available even at that price (non-refundable was about $720). I imagine everything is close to gone now.
|5 days 1 hour ago||just got my confirmation||
Put in an order when they made the original offer to season ticket holders to buy bowl tickets a few weeks ago, and got confirmation an hour ago. Don't know where they will be (or what they will cost) but got the same price info as umbig11 just provided.
|10 weeks 5 hours ago||One way to be sure....||
Is if Holman Hardt just tells Sheila he loves her and settles the whole thing down...
|10 weeks 1 day ago||Good Luck, Blog Brother||
Sending good vibes for a positive result. Should make people remember how unimportant "team loyalty" is compared to something like this. Best of luck, and I hope you know that while people here can be jerks sometimes, there aren't too many groups of anonymous message board posters that are as compassionate and supportive as this bunch when it comes to what is really important.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||You and your wife are in my thoughts...||
I'm not a religious person, but I fervently believe that when people know that others have them in their thoughts or prayers, it helps them to be strong. So know that even if we're all a bunch of semi-anonymous strangers, everyone who has read this post is a real person who has been touched by it, and in one way or another will be thinking about you and hoping for the best. Fuck cancer.
|16 weeks 1 day ago||Obvious choice is obvious!||
Obvious choice is obvious!
|44 weeks 4 days ago||Done!!||
|51 weeks 1 day ago||new CB this AM||
Bama guy put in one for M at 8:17... don't see any flips, however
|1 year 2 weeks ago||Of course I will be there...||
Anyone who sells their tickets to anyone wearing red should be summarily executed. Preferably first hung til near death then disemboweled (whilst sill alive), dragged through the streets of the town, follwed by a rabid contingent of Ann Arbor Torch & Pitchfork employees, and then slowly drawn and quartered. But that's just my opinion.
|1 year 2 weeks ago||Same here||
|1 year 4 weeks ago||Yes, this has been an issue||
Yes, this has been an issue as long as I have been a follower. I'm far from an insider, but every once in awhile I catch something interesting... but won't post it because I can't see anything before the first page ... and am unwilling to endure the wrath of the MGoCommunity. Oh and while I'm here... I'm going to be in Honolulu for the next two road games... nothing on the MGoBarLocator, and nothing from the alumni club. Anyone want to meet up somewhere to watch?
|1 year 14 weeks ago||On the road...||
@ Notre Dame in 2004 (L)
2012 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans) v. Virginia Tech (W)
2013 Outback Bowl (Tampa) v. South Carolina (L)
2014 BWW Bowl (Tempe) v. Kansas State (L)
|1 year 15 weeks ago||I removed all the Germans||
I removed all the Germans from my cell phone contacts... now it's Hans free! (Voted best joke at 2015 Edinburgh Fringe festival)
|1 year 16 weeks ago||Willing to trust LSA||
LSA does not seem like the type to mislead the MGoBoard. As such, I have made a donation and shared it on FB. Good luck, and please keep us informed so that we may continue to help.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Who is John Galt?||
Who is John Galt?
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Beaten to the punch on Ye||
Beaten to the punch on Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese, but still highly recommend it. On Fleet St., nearest tube is Blackfriars I think. Notable for there having been a pub there for hundreds of years. For more history, the Mayflower (yes, that Mayflower) pub
|1 year 33 weeks ago||ABSOLUTELY||
15-20 minutes on the Heathrow Express vs. an hour on the tube?? Did that last year and will never go back. Very good advice.
|1 year 33 weeks ago||with you...||
100%. Working right now on setting up an office of my company in the UK. Might not be able to move... but maybe spend a lot more time there....
|1 year 33 weeks ago||expensive....||
I agree with you on the rates in that area. I'm trying to send him elsewhere... Chelsea is a ridiculous high-rent district (no surprise that Chelsea supporters are wealthier than any other EPL team). Pre-pay at a Premier Inn elsewhere, and, with the current favorable exchange rate, he can probably get it down to $125 a night or less....
|1 year 33 weeks ago||or the Five Guys!!||
Five Guys opened in London last summer... in Covent Garden. Lines around the block!! London cops are great! They are what you'd like cops to be (and they hate carrying guns).
|1 year 33 weeks ago||more good advice||
My son and I are considering a flat rental for this year's trip. Definitely good value... and sometimes advantages you wouldn't expect. For example... you get used to traveling light and doing laundry when you're in the US, so you can go a couple weeks on a carry on. Not in the UK!! Hotels don't have laundry rooms... just expensive dry cleaning services (seriously, 12 pounds to wash and press a t-shirt???). I know, just a little thing... but seriously!!!
|1 year 33 weeks ago||Well that makes it easier!!||
Long day and tired so I have to get back with you on the actual names of two pubs on the Thames that will give you plenty of innocent trouble.... will seriously try to remember to do that tomorrow. Last time out my son got wasted and I learned that he is a loud, but innoffensive, drunk. Definitely go with the Premier Inns... because all you'll be doing is sleeping it off. A lot of good pubs around Leicester Square and Covent Garden (on the Picadilly line... and yes... when you get on that line from Heathrow and they say ... "this is a Picadilly line to Cockfosters," you will laugh your ass off, and it never gets old). Send me an email at [email protected], will be happy to provide you with whatever advice i can.
|1 year 33 weeks ago||great advice||
The wandering "hen parties" are hilarious... they get even wilder outside London -- York is notorious for them, as is Cardiff. You can sit in an outside bar and watch the processions, drink beer and laugh your ass off!!!
|1 year 33 weeks ago||Haven't stayed there yet...||
But was looking into it... and I agree with your recommendation in terms of historic sights. Last three years have stayed near Tower Hill station, South Bank (Southwark Tube) and Blackfriars. All have plusses and minuses, but tube system is so good you can stay anywhere.
|1 year 33 weeks ago||Wow.... too much to tell in a single post||
Have been to London on vacation the last three years with my college (Michigan! Harbaugh!!) son, and going back again in a few months. A long weekend is going to be a little hard, because you'll likely lose a lot of your first day there working on the time change (I have advice on that also). Notting Hill is trendy, yes, but there are lots of other areas depending on what you're trying to achieve. I noted after the first trip that since I'm only in my room to sleep, no point in wasting money on a five star. If you think you'll do the same -- stay at a Premier Inn... huge chain in the UK, very cheap compared to a Marriott, safe and clean, almost all have bar/restaurant and helpful staff. Last year we stayed at the Premier Inn Blackfriars, which is right at Blackfriars tube station, and convenient to Fleet Street and Central London (oh, and the Blackfriars Pub is an interesting place as well). Do not miss Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese on Fleet Street -- one of the oldest pubs anywhere, and "wicked cool" Make time to sit at a bar on the Thames -- I recommend the South Bank for people (female, LOL) watching... have a couple of suggestions. Study the tube map and you can stay anywhere and get to Wembley in a snap -- tube is reliable and very convenient (I don't think we have anything to compare in the US). To be honest, London breakfasts are expensive and suck (they're great people, but they don't know what bacon is); grab a bagel or pastries at a Tesco for 50p and eat while you're walking. There are basically three big chains that run most of the pubs... you can memorize the menus and beer selections -- try each one! Would be happy to provide more suggestions/advice....
|1 year 40 weeks ago||so it isn't just me....||
Good, at least I know I'm not the only one.
|1 year 41 weeks ago||Upvote...||
... for obscure Jurassic Park reference
|1 year 49 weeks ago||There will be announcements||
Q - Will you be the next head coach at Michigan.
A - There will be announcemens made about those things.
|2 years 1 week ago||just noticed this as well||
Every time I switch to a different post I am "booted out" and need to log in again. Thought it was just me.