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|2 hours 55 min ago||That's an interesting stat||
I wonder what percentage of the game 3 winners have won the series.
|20 hours 52 min ago||Every year my kids get a call from Geoffrey on their birthdays||
Something like: "Greetings, Birthday Club Member. Can you believe you're another year older? Wow! From me, Geoffrey, and all of us at Toys R Us, here's hoping your birthday is as special as you are."
I can't wait to hear the next one.
"Greetings, Birthday Club Member. Did you know that you could upgrade to a personalized call with just a $49.99 annual membership fee? That's a #wow experience for sure. From me, Geoffrey, CEO Dave Brandon, CMO Hunter Lochmann, and all of the well-dressed employees with clean offices, here's hoping your birthday is as special as we are."
|20 hours 59 min ago||I referred to this just last weekend||
Looking at the toys from my youth (same era as this commercial) that my parents had saved and my children were now using. Nothing in the "Bag O" line.
|21 hours 7 min ago||Not only that||
See his reply above. Ten years ago he used it for everything, but his "spam" has only been used once. #coolstorybro
|5 days 59 min ago||Looking back at the Lebron-Cavs 1.0 era, ugh||
I know they picked up some guys via free-agency and trades, and with LeBron they were only bad enough to havea good first-round pick once (his first season).
Look who the team drafted during his seven years:
2003: 31st pick Jason Kapono
2004: 10th pick Luke Jackson
2005: no picks
2006: 25th pick Shannon Brown, 42nd pick Daniel Gibson, 55th pick Ejike Ugboaja
2007: no picks
2008: 19th pick JJ Hickson
2009: 30th pick Christian Eyenga, 46th pick Danny Green (has had a good career but only with the Spurs, after the Cavs waived him)
That's one decent 2nd round pickup (Gibson) and a too late to do much okay first rounder in Hickson, in seven drafts.
|5 days 1 hour ago||I'm a Michael (#1 from 1954-1959 and 1961-1998)||
My last name is common enough that people have heard of it but it's not everywhere. There's a doctor with my first and last name (poor guy's middle name is Harry though) in my area. People often ask me if we're related, most recently yesterday at the dentist's office. No relation that I'm aware of. When my parents lived in Milwaukee during my UM years, there were apparently four others in town.
My aunt and uncle were thinking of their kids as babies when they named them Teffera (Taffy), Amy, and Toby. I had an assistant named Jayne, and I estimate she's spent a year of her life correcting people's misspelling of her name.
So we went with traditional names and spellings for our son and daughter:
Megan was #78 in 2007 and has nosedived since then, coming in at #308 last year. It was a top 20 name from 1984-2000. Related note: Meghan has taken a similar tumble...top 200 for ~25 years and it fell outside the top 1000 the last two years.
Andrew was #14 in 2010 and has also slipped a bit, #22 for last year. It peaked at #5 (1991 and 1992), but like Michael, it's been top 100 since 1900.
|5 days 2 hours ago||I can't even get through that video||
sitting at my desk. Halol
|5 days 2 hours ago||Here comes the UM softball team||
Look out, everybody.
|6 days 3 hours ago||Cavs in 5||
The Warriors will win game two by a lot but the Cavs will win the rest.
|6 days 14 hours ago||That answers my key question||
I wondered what type of salaried union position we were discussing.
I've got 17 years of HR experience in non-union manufacturing. Occasionally I've had room to negotiate, but generally I try to be generous enough with the initial offer to make sure the candidate accepts.
My counterpart at the employer in question handled things a bit roughly. Without knowing more, I'd bet that the other respondents are correct in assuming this was a move born of expedience. She decided you were not worth the trouble, perhaps because she had other candidates that she felt would accept the standard salary.
There are certainly HR people who contribute to the bad reputation of the profession. On the other hand, many people come to the HR department expecting their agenda to be the same as HR's agenda. This is sometimes but not always the case. People who aren't prepared for HR's answer to be "no" are quick to resent HR, which is easier than looking in the mirror.
BTW, it's funny that the OP mentioned reddit, because I read an article in today's WSJ that reddit itself does not allow salary negotiation when hiring people. Their policy is to extend take-it-or-leave-it offers.
|1 week 5 days ago||Eddie Shore?||
|1 week 5 days ago||Don't buy the schnitzel||
they're using Schnauzer.
|1 week 5 days ago||Moar plz||
|1 week 5 days ago||Pneumatic tubes or hotdog air cannons/slingshots||
|1 week 5 days ago||#creatingthefuture||
|1 week 5 days ago||Hey now||
Brightly painted 18-gauge steel. Manly and straightforward.
|1 week 6 days ago||I want Pittsburgh on the schedule||
More for the terrific road trip (it's closer to my home than Ann Arbor is), plus they rarely sell out so the stadium would have lots of maize and blue. And we should be recruiting western PA pretty hard.
The ideal game is a well-known school that may not be all that great at football. Think the inverse of App State. And they have to have a big enough stadium that they come close to filling to make an away game worth it. Examples, at least based on recent years: Tennessee, Miami, Syracuse, Texas (I know they're on the schedule already, for when my 4yo is in high school), South Carolina, Stanford, Cal.
If we can get one of the "big boys" to agree to a home-and-home, then let's do it: USC, Alabama, Texas A&M, Georgia, Auburn, LSU, Florida State.
|2 weeks 2 hours ago||If there's one certainty in life||
it's that pro sports leagues do everything they can to ensure Cleveland teams are championship contenders.
|2 weeks 2 hours ago||Yes, he's in the dangerzone||
|2 weeks 3 hours ago||Officiating overturned call story, circa 1994||
I belonged to a co-ed student group all four years I was at UM. We had a pretty decent flag football team, and took full advantage of the co-rec rules. During playoff action we scored a late TD but failed on the PAT and time ran out with the other team ahead by two. We hung around, dejected, talking about basketball season while our opponents celebrated. Thinking about the co-rec scoring rules for basketball made me think of the rules for football. Our final touchdown had been scored by a female player. The refs had scored it as six points instead of the nine (I think) that the rules specified. My roommate and I raced to the Mitchell Field office and barked out our case for the win. The ref for our game blinked and said "shit, you're right." We ran back and celebrated with our team while the other team wondered what the heck was going on. Then I did this: *
* not really
|2 weeks 22 hours ago||Reaction||
|2 weeks 1 day ago||The new SEC theme song|
|2 weeks 2 days ago||I can't believe nobody has mentioned Nutmeg Mills yet||
Gary Moeller Sideline Collection, people. How soon we forget.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I thought all of the OT scoring was in the north end||
for MSU 2004. Or were you not sitting in those seats for the Braylon game?
Except for when I was a student (1992-95) I have sat on the side opposite the press box, so my perspective is reversed. When watching games on TV I forget that left is north, so my brain places the student section in the wrong corner. So what do I know.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I left that MSU game early too||
As you may recall it was hot and windy at kickoff and the temperature dropped fast after dark. Shifts in the weather sometimes give me migraines, and my head was starting to hurt. Plus we were down what, 28-10 after that long TD. I had argued with an MSU fan at halftime when he came to talk trash to the curmudgeonly elderly couple sitting in front of me, who I was surprised to learn were his grandparents (nice family!) and I didn't relish seeing him again after the game was over. I worried that I would end up punching him. So I left.
I heard the crowd noise and some of the announcer comments walking back to my friends' house near Packard and Stadium. I watched the rest of the game with them and their toddler daughter. So at least I got to celebrate with good friends.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I was at a conference||
for Catholic young adults in Cleveland. I heard the news from an OSU fan, who seemed a bit unhappy to relay it. That made the news even better, plus I didn't have to deal with the strain of that game in real time.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Tremendous||
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Solid||
I hope you don't live there, because the big cheese would execute you by bazooka.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Have a hot time in the old town tonight, everybody||
|3 weeks 2 hours ago||The second channel should be Seagal 2 1/2||
Maybe an all-Steve Sanders channel would have more mass appeal.