I'VE HAD JUST ABOUT ENOUGH OF YOU SONNY
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|4 weeks 3 days ago||Mary's halftime speech Tackle||
Mary's halftime speech
Tackle for loss drinking game
Greaaaatest michiguh sooooooo prowwouwwd pthphthphhh
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Diversion||
That's a true friend of the program. Nice of you to jump on the grenade, MSC.
|5 weeks 13 hours ago||I'd consider taking out of||
I'd consider taking out of the OP your opinions/assumptions/rationale (about which I agree with you) in order to decrease sampling bias. Neat idea, though.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||No, that was Antione||
No, that was Antione Merriweather.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||This reeks of a familiar||
This reeks of a familiar strawman made by other teams' fans. Who is seriously still unaware that UM has underperformed lately? Did you know that M has only won one MNC in the last 50 years? AMAZING. I am really bummed about this "reality check," as it totally tempers my "Why Fitz Will Win the Heisman" diary.
|13 weeks 4 days ago||This seems...familiar.||
|13 weeks 4 days ago||Yes. For some reason it makes||
Yes. For some reason it makes me doubt his ability to execute under pressure.
|16 weeks 4 days ago||Go back and watch the Green||
Go back and watch the Green carry again
|17 weeks 1 day ago||Kind of. I meant connect the||
Kind of. I meant connect the Oakbrook that exists west of Main to the one that exists east of State.
EDIT: But yes, since Oakbrook does cross Main, you are absolutely correct.
|17 weeks 1 day ago||I'd bet the stadium ends up||
I'd bet the stadium ends up on the Edwards Brothers Malloy property. EBM will be out of the building within a year, and they probably have a agreement in place to sell it to the university for a pretty nice price. After both parties conduct the requisite "It's-not-a-done-deal-we-swear-it" dog and pony show, of course.
There's also some talk about connecting Oakbrook to Main, which would give the university a bit more flexibility in terms of facility design and access road locations for whatever they end up building on that end of the athletic campus.
|17 weeks 6 days ago||Whoa, Thomas GordAn! For||
Whoa, Thomas GordAn! For what game did that happen?
|20 weeks 3 days ago||Does this imply Joey B has||
Does this imply Joey B has one of the guard spots locked down?
|26 weeks 3 days ago||He's a piece of schist.||
He's a piece of schist.
|27 weeks 3 days ago||Rutgers||
Whoa, I had no idea that, on July 1st, Rutgers will absorb most of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (Rutgers adds a med school, dental school, school of public health, and more). Wikipedia says UMDNJ is 71st in research expenditures, so this is like Rutgers absorbing Michigan State or Iowa or something. Could put them top 25 nationally in total research expenditures.
|27 weeks 3 days ago||No, he gets that from being a||
No, he gets that from being a part-time middle school football coach and full-time fatass.
|30 weeks 3 days ago||Not enough roster spots.||
Not enough roster spots. Taking both would be too shady.
|31 weeks 4 days ago||Ok, maybe it's just a||
Ok, maybe it's just a semantics thing. I meant canned in its definitional sense of "prepared in advance" not in some inauthentic, half-assed kind of way.
|31 weeks 4 days ago||Right, that seems to be the||
Right, that seems to be the conventional wisdom. It's just been my experience that it doesn't really correlate, and my sample size is fairly significant. I admit that I'm in the minority (and in a particular field), so if you're trying to land a job, it's probably best to play the odds and stick to the traditional script. Especially in situations like yours which requires the splitting of split hairs to find the "best" candidate. Also, age may have something to do with my non-traditional stance (I'm early 30s). If I was Herm's age, I probably see phone use as a blatant disrespect to nonagenarians everywhere.
|31 weeks 4 days ago||I believe the last one still||
I believe the last one still matters. It's a formulaic response to a formulaic interview process (i.e behaviorial/STAR), so showing up unprepared for these questions is like showing up in a t-shirt. It's ritualistic, and if you don't do it, you get bounced.
|31 weeks 4 days ago||Agreed, most people can't do||
Agreed, most people can't do it, and we don't really prioritize/value it. But if I'm choosing from a few candidates, I'm taking the most productive one, phone-checker or not. And besides, everyone checks their phone on the job, so faking like you won't during a one hour interview isn't that impressive.
|31 weeks 4 days ago||I don’t doubt that on the||
I don’t doubt that on the whole, hiring managers choose the candidates who dress up, stay off their phones, and have canned answers ready to go. So if you want a job, you do those things. If you work in a field where your craft is gab – and there are several – it probably matters that a candidate can quickly whip up some tale about leading a team through some perilous journey in Uganda or something. (And make sure you throw in somewhere that you delivered the team ahead of schedule, as this is a critical piece of nonsense.)
But in my experience in the transportation sector, we have been just as successful hiring quirky types and candidates who are willing to say “I don’t know” in an interview. The correlation between good interview and good worker has been nearly non-existent for us, so lately we’ve just been over-hiring and then booting the people we don’t like over the ensuing weeks and months. Anyway, we wouldn’t much care if candidates/employees were on their phones. If they can do that and still be listening/productive, then good for them. That’s multitasking, I guess.
|33 weeks 6 days ago||Oh, don't get me wrong, I'm||
Oh, don't get me wrong, I'm firmly in the "bring it on" camp. It's just that I think many people were willing to take an unbalanced tradeoff (presuming the divisions are actually unbalanced) to get OSU and M, and to a lesser extent MSU, in the same division. Will people be willing to accept further lopsidedness in the future when there's no proportionate benefit to Michigan?
|33 weeks 6 days ago||Lopsided Future?||
What happens if, as expected, the B1G expands toward the mid-atlantic? The natural response would be to put Indiana in the West, right? Depending on who is added, the East could become even more top heavy.
|34 weeks 3 days ago||Good to see Norfleet hasn't||
Good to see Norfleet hasn't lost his Trogdor arm.
|37 weeks 2 days ago||what is his profession?||
AHOO AHOO AHOO
|37 weeks 3 days ago||Butterfield||
What will you do with all your bracket pool winnings?
|37 weeks 5 days ago||The Wooden Award might be||
The Wooden Award might be riding on Trey's performance today. Should be a fun game.
|38 weeks 1 day ago||If you don't love it, leave||
If you don't love it, leave it! U of M, #1!
|38 weeks 1 day ago||Too many teachers get into||
Too many teachers get into the profession for moral reasons, and as such, they are wiling to accept far less to work. This grossly distorts teachers' market value. The good news is, the push to "run schools like a business" should help to get rid of some of the bleeding hearts, as many still strongly believe that cut-throat competition doesn't really belong in K-12 education. The incoming crop of business-like teachers will certainly bring something different to the table, but they will also likely demand higher wages for the job they do. Anyway, it'll be interesting to watch it all play out.
|38 weeks 2 days ago||It would be crazy, if it were||
It would be crazy, if it were true. CMU's AD makes, at most, $220k a year (his base salary is $164k). Not insignificant, but certainly not an outrageous salary for a $24 million dollar/year operation.