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|1 week 6 days ago||My first year at Michigan||
...was 2007, Lloyd Carr's last year and the freshman seasons for Carl Hagelin et. al., and the old Yost was a way better gameday experience than football for all of my time at Michigan. I had season tickets to football, bball and hockey but hockey was the most fun by far, both b/c of the winning and b/c of the atmosphere inside Yost. Hopefully a fresh start will get the place hopping again for you.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Diesel in the gas tank of a rental car||
I rented a car during law school to drive from AA up to a wedding in rural Minnesota. On the way home, the morning after a fairly aggressive wedding evening, I realized I was running out of gas and pulled into a very sleepy one gas station town somewhere in MN.
Being hungover and sleepy and just generally a stubborn idiot, the fact that the nozzle at the end of the hose didn't fit into the gas tank did not deter me or cause any alarms to go off. I hovered the nozzle over the tank and filled my rental car with "gas," got back in, looked smugly at my girlfriend and bragged about what a genius MacGuyver I was and gee didn't I save our bacon by figuring out how to fill the tank even though this rural MN gas station had weird nozzles. BOW DOWN BEFORE ME. Flash forward to 90 seconds later and my foot hits the gas and my tachometer goes bonkers and I realize that I've filled my gas tank with $40 worth of diesel and coast over to the side of the road 100 yards from the gas station, cartoonishly banging my head on the steering wheel while my girlfriend looks on quizzically.
It's Sunday morning in rural MN and AAA is like DUDE OK WE'LL HAVE SOMEONE RIGHT THERE :::COVERS PHONE::: AGENT LAUGHS UPROARIOUSLY.
Turns out some dude named Dave, a retired mechanic with a home garage, was the only person within 100 miles available to not only retrieve my car but service it. So I spent 5 hours sitting on Dave's porch listening to a Vikings game on the radio with his wife and my angry-ass girlfriend while he drained my tank/dried out my spark plugs and then refused to take the 100% tip I offered him after he drove me to an ATM to get out the meager amount of cash he charged me for saving my life.
Drove ~12 hours back to AA in a rain storm and had the most demoralizing moment of losing an hour to go from 2-3am and realizing I still had to drive another few hours back to make class in AA. Dropped rental car off and Spy vs. Spy high-stepped away at about 5am. The End. I'm a moron.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||You don't know what you're talking about||
So maybe avoid calling a woman a whore? And even if you do know what you're talking about, continue avoiding that. This life tip is free. Next one's $5.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||Underrated joke.||
|12 weeks 3 days ago||lol sorry||
lol sorry what is your "position" again? "michigan only admits the best" or whatever stupid thing you said that i can't be bothered to scroll up to confirm. that's both a dick thing to say and also irrelevant to nico collins deciding to visit another school. unless of course you're saying he wouldn't/didn't get admitted, in which case it'd be relevant but you'd still be a dick.
|13 weeks 5 days ago||This is really incredibly||
This is really incredibly dumb stuff and I'm angry at myself for even caring.
|14 weeks 2 days ago||Am I going insane or does||
Am I going insane or does somebody have their gchat alerts loudly going off during the show the last few weeks?
|15 weeks 2 days ago||The hashtag is what put this over the line for you?||
The hashtag is what put this over the line for you?
|15 weeks 5 days ago||Just put the periods and||
Just put the periods and commas wherever, it's fine.
|16 weeks 1 day ago||Can we not make this a place||
Can we not make this a place where people have to read piggish comments like this? I don't give a shit what you "like women to look like."
|16 weeks 3 days ago||Nah, that shit was happening||
Nah, that shit was happening back when WD was eating blended peas. But he may have taken on the duties more recently.
|18 weeks 4 days ago||this gif||
this gif is outstanding.
|20 weeks 15 hours ago||If you only allow yourself to||
If you only allow yourself to get excited/be happy about a handful of the most unlikely outcomes, then I don't understand why you would allow yourself to get so invested in the team. You're mostly going to be unhappy at the end of every season (at least based on Michigan's performance in your lifetime).
We're likely going to Florida to play in the Orange Bowl. That being the case, your choice is either allow yourself to get excited and go and take a vacation somewhere warm when it's pretty shit in most places with large Michigan fanbases; get mildly excited about the game, make some chili and invite some friends over to watch Michigan play another really good team and watch from the comfort of your couch while throwing the inflatable remote your partner bought you for Xmas b/c you're a bit of a psycho when Michigan's on; or like tape your mouth shut and make steam come out of your nose and let yourself be all fucked up b/c we didn't make the Playoff.
I personally won't be doing #1, but I am glad that I'm part of a fanbase that is known to "travel well" and in part that is because they're not fans that totally give up and shit on the team when they don't achieve the best outcome.
|20 weeks 16 hours ago||You're the kind of guy who||
You're the kind of guy who gets so angry about sports that his family and/or friends don't enjoy watching sports with him, right? Or when your team loses the rest of your day/weekend is ruined? Lots of us have/had high expectations and are bummed we likely won't make the playoff this year. What would you like us to do to demonstrate we have appropriately serious expectations? Stamp our feet repeatedly on the message board about it? Not say the word "Orange Bowl" out loud more than twice lest the universe immediately lock in our Orange Bowl fate?
|20 weeks 5 days ago||"butt guys." Can we not do||
"butt guys." Can we not do the rival team dumb name thing? It's really stupid.
|20 weeks 6 days ago||Twitter opened up||
Twitter opened up verification to anybody a few months back, so this isn't that weird since lots of these big recruits are the victim of fake accounts.
|21 weeks 17 hours ago||The coaches are not testing||
The coaches are not testing vo2 max out on the recruiting trail and someone needs to be fired!
|22 weeks 2 days ago||Sure, but the framing of||
Sure, but the framing of "dodged a bullet" is the thing I'm objecting to. Not "Former recruit Pharoah Brown legal trouble," which would seem more like sharing news and not a rhetorical sigh of relief that he's not affiliated with Michigan.
|22 weeks 2 days ago||Not a huge fan of this thread||
Probably would delete if I were a mod. Seems in poor taste. Like the important thing here is the Michigan football team's potential reputation loss in an alternate world in which he came to school at Michigan?
|22 weeks 5 days ago||This is not a good opinion. Our problem is not the players.||
This is not a good opinion. Our problem is not the players.
|28 weeks 12 hours ago||This is not a good comment.||
This is not a good comment.
|29 weeks 1 day ago||That doesn't make any sense, man.||
That doesn't make any sense, man.
|29 weeks 2 days ago||Anybody been?||
Literally flying into LGA at 145 and heading right to watch the game, either at a buddy's place in Park Slope or am now thinking about going here. Had been worried about finding a bar that would have the sound but this looks perfect so long as it's not full of recent grads taking fireball body shots.
|30 weeks 4 days ago||Best solution: go to the||
Best solution: go to the game; don't go to law school. Step 3: profit.
|31 weeks 3 days ago||Ugh stop||
|31 weeks 6 days ago||Ahhh gotcha. Right on. Will||
Ahhh gotcha. Right on. Will be in town for the game this weekend so will just come in to the store. Thanks for responding!
|32 weeks 2 days ago||Moe's Nike stock?||
Was there just a run on the Nike stuff at Moe's/in general? Every item I've clicked on has been "unavailable."
|33 weeks 1 day ago||Elusion++||
|33 weeks 2 days ago||After they play Idaho State?||
After they play Idaho State?
|34 weeks 2 days ago||I may be misremembering the||
I may be misremembering the level of specificity/source of "best last year" but wasn't that just some unsubstantiated practice rumor and not something that anybody with knowledge has actually said publicly?