landing spot. will be interesting to see how he does.
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|3 days 9 hours ago||We'll expose the stink behind it||
Any day now. Recruiting violations, cream cheese on bagels. . . we'll find something.
And MGoBlog will do nothing, because they're in cahoots with Spring Game Grin.
|4 days 12 hours ago||I believe||
Eddie McDoom is a Sith Lord.
|4 days 13 hours ago||What a creepy monster.||
Also, does this mean they're on some list of people most likely to have part of a finger amputated before next season?
|4 days 13 hours ago||Too much consensus.||
Let's change the question. If you were called upon to organize Captain Kirk's away team for his latest adventures on an as-yet unexplored M-class planet, who out of the '16 class would you redshirt?
Bear in mind this isn't limited to the high likelihood at least one will die. Being on an away team requires courage in the face of danger, athleticism when stunts are called for, patience when Kirk has sex with green-skinned women, good hands to handle hot-glued props, and you never know when you'll have to execute a reach block on a Klath'thlrrroean Slug-Beast if Doc Bones is in danger of having is liver sucked out by a proboscis. The size of the team isn't fixed; they all have to be young and male (for whatever reason) but thankfully all our recruits check those two boxes.
|4 days 14 hours ago||Dat wolverine eyeblack||
I half expect these women to suddenly brandish claymores to crush our enemies, see them driven before us, and hear the lamentations of. . . their boyfriends, I guess.
|5 days 16 hours ago||Ugly, ugly business||
I expect to hear reports of recruiting violations by Spring Game Grin any day now. Buying votes with cash, putting cream cheese (or was it jam?) on bagels, that sort of thing.
Not that MGoBlog will do anything about it because they're as crooked as sin.
|5 days 16 hours ago||All the 1-seeds went down?||
This calls for a diatribe about the seeding job by the Selection Comittee.
|1 week 3 days ago||So||
What's the Gonzaga of this Tournament?
|1 week 4 days ago||"The wine culture has a way of getting in to you."||
I'm gonna go out on a limb and assume ingestion is the primary method.
|1 week 4 days ago||Thought 3rd question was about the Rose Bowl||
. . . since that endzone pick was more famous, and I was all wait, wasn't that Ryan Leaf, and didn't the receiver break outside?
His PR TD in the OSU game is so much more famous that I forgot he even had a pick in that game.
Don't read too much into it, folks. (By "it" I mean my derp.) I just need more coffee.
|1 week 5 days ago||Rules #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9||
I don't know what your background is but if you're like 90% of people who aren't working out, now's not the time to invest in equipment.
The full first nine rules of exercise is FUN. In particular, don't try a "challenging" workout that has a high likelihood of burnout within 3 weeks. If you haven't worked out in a long time or always had trouble with it, you're not going to do it. Most workout programs are a financially front-loaded business; they can and do work, but don't care if you quit so they've no qualms about ramping up the difficulty. If you've bought the DVD and/or the equipment they have your money. The toughest workout program in the world doesn't mean shit if you don't actually DO it. OTOH a friend of friend lost 40 lbs. by getting addicted to DDR. Let me reiterate that: The guy lost weight playing a video game.
So even just getting up out of your chair, closing the door, putting on headphones and spazzing out to your favorite music is a workout. It'll get your heart rate up and after even 10 minutes you should be in a good sweat. As you get used to moving around you'll want to add stretches and stuff to avoid injury, and if you're feeling skippy you might want to practice some moves.
If you have a goal, like a marathon or making Michigan's football team as a walk-on or losing X pounds by Y, then you need a regimen. Then you need a workout that actually feels like work. But if you just want to exercise, anything is better than nothing.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Technology and evolution are linear||
History is cyclical. You'll read about some ancient philosopher or whoever who discovered some pretty nifty ideas on how to be a society when contemplating his navel or whatever and 3000 years later people are still doing the same things that annoyed said long-dead philosopher.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||?||
Weirdly, I got more upvotes after purging this comment. . .
I think MGoBlog is trying to tell me my silence is more appreciated than my input?
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Duh||
The impropriety of satellite camps.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||.||
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Studying history must be frustrating||
Not that engineering is a chocolate fondue party, but once a problem's solved, it's on a path to become the de facto standard and the tech curve moves on. We don't use vacuum tubes in computers anymore.
History would be like, "Upon the invention of the auto mobile, there was a brief period of transportational prosperity that ended 47 years later when everyone decided to go back to riding fucking horses."
|2 weeks 3 days ago||No thanks||
I'm not ready to be a parent.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Meme-Boss||
Same scowl, too.
/ now you can't unsee it
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Or, C) He lives to work||
He's a football coach coaching football. People I know with comparable levels of "ikigai" are similarly obsessed. I work to live; my career amounts to so little social value that a flattering version of my epitaph will probably read, "He improved shareholder value, in some small way." I take care of shit that needs to get done but I don't jump out of bed each morning in anticipation of spending all day at my work desk.
I wonder what his wife thinks though. She's gotta have to have a considerable level of emotional self-sufficiency to be married to a machine. My wife owns her own mind but when I was doing Sunday shifts for a while she wasn't happy about it.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||It's in the South Pacific Ocean||
but that's not important right now.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||We're old||
and death awaits us all.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Mason Cole was a merry old soul||
A merry old soul was he. . .
|2 weeks 5 days ago||So||
Seth went through the Spring game blow-by-blow to tally the results of Mone's battles with Cole.
Does this mean the purpose of this Neck Sharpies was literally to Count de Mone?
|2 weeks 6 days ago||I never said he didn't produce||
If you're looking for a QB prospect through the lens of an NFL career, though, you want some indication that he's got either room for growth or a men among boys. He was productive and comfortable against FBS competition, but that's not good enough. I mean:
That's what you said, and I basically said the same thing.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||0 completions then?||
Well, there you go. :D
OK seriously, noted and I stand corrected. But he was 6.0ypa/0TD/1INT vs. Iowa and 5.4ypa/0TD/2INT against Alabama. That's objectively terrible against yes, bona fide FBS defenses, but again, does anyone think his job in the NFL will be easier?
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Connor Cook didn't "fall"||
He was drafted in the 4th round, which sounds about right for me. Actually rather optimistic. If anyone had him higher they were overrating him, not that I'm surprised.
He executed MSU's scheme well but it was a simple one, and for the pieces he had around him he didn't really raise it to another level either. With the exception of PSU their offense really sputtered against even good FBS defenses, including ours last season. It may be that MSU's OC had him play with one hand tied behind his back, but it's especially notable that in the last, biggest games of his college career (OSU, Iowa, Alabama) he was terrible and even if you argue that's not all his fault, which is fair, my point is that it only gets tougher from here.
I do wonder if the rumormill gets nasty just before Draft Day in the hopes teams can pick up players with lower picks. That makes some sense for Laremy Tunsil, but Cook strikes me as a "good college player" who'd run out of cards against the top end of FBS competition. Who thought he'd tear up the NFL?
|2 weeks 6 days ago||...||
|3 weeks 9 hours ago||Plot armor||
I'm not opposed to characters having plot armor so much as disputing the long-held notions among GRRM's fans that he's so clever as to spin a tale where ANYONE CAN DIE (false) or that this is a literalist take with no build (false) or that he's breaking longtime fantasy conventions (false). Now, if what he's doing is weaving a conventional fantasy tale (in very much his own way) of Dany, Jon, Tyrion and a Stark or two defeating the ice zombies, sweeping aside the bickering Houses and bringing order to Westeros, fine. That's perfectly, 100% OK. But through that lens we're forced to conclude that many of even the PoV characters are, as you say, Redshirts with Epic Backstories.
If you're going to write a tale of the 2015 Michigan Wolverines football season, it's only appropriate to include various background details to build context and such. Assuming your audience hasn't closely followed MGoBlog, you'll want to include blurbs about Hoke's ill-fated tenure, Dave Brandon's legacy and maybe even RichRod. You can limit it to a few pages or make an entire pre-season section spanning >100 pages. But while you can easily establish a direct chain of relevance, and you know I'm sure he's just a fascinating chap with a tale of his own, just how much does the walk-on third string linebacker at Idaho have to do with Michigan? I get that the pedantic detail is exactly what compels GRRM's hardcore fans to be so invested in the epic but there comes a point where it's just not adding to the story.
|3 weeks 12 hours ago||Unannounced||
I think that's the working title for the book that'll be between Winds of Winter and Dream of Spring.
|3 weeks 13 hours ago||I was thinking Kenny Allen||
They're both Wolverines. . . and play football. . . and. . . stuff.
Anyway, complete mirror images of each other.