I'VE HAD JUST ABOUT ENOUGH OF YOU SONNY
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|1 day 12 hours ago||Including the training table||
Including the training table chefs I'm guessing.
|1 day 13 hours ago||Did anyone else read||
Did anyone else read six-foot-even as six-foot-eleven? I was like, damn, what kind of special hockey stick does THAT commit need?
|3 days 5 hours ago||I feel small now||
My great undergrad accomplishment was still having a functioning liver at the end of it.
|3 days 6 hours ago||As a wife, you know what I'd||
As a wife, you know what I'd enjoy? A boxed set of DVDs for some miniseries or season of a well-regarded TV show with a note that we'd watch it together. Throw in some popcorn & fuzzy socks if you want to make it a whole package. It doesn't matter if we could (technically) get it on Netflix or the library--the intentionality of the gift and the fact that he picked it for us to enjoy together would mean a lot. I'd look forward to many hours together watching it (and it would be sweet to hear him say he was looking forward to that, himself).
|6 days 6 hours ago||I think you're in the wrong||
I think you're in the wrong thread, son
|6 days 6 hours ago||I saw an OSU fan say||
I saw an OSU fan say something disparaging about the band as he walked past them as they were assembled in the champions parking lot. Got no reaction; I assume they are used to that kind of crap.
|6 days 6 hours ago||What if I actually possess a||
What if I actually possess a pussy anatomically? Do I need a different special word lobbed at me if my opinion deviates from yours?
|1 week 3 days ago||You know, I was in general||
You know, I was in general agreement with the OP.
THIS, dear reader, this is the low point of MGoBlog. First all this emo BS on the front page, and THEN, THEN I find that one of our esteemed readership does not know one of the finest lines in the American comedy film canon.
Luckily, unlike the mental breakdown happening amongst the MGBlogosphere, I am assured that this particularly failing can be corrected. Easily and dare I say pleasurably. All you have to do is watch the movie. You might wish to have it on hand for watching right after the game; the laughs might be needed.
|1 week 3 days ago||Just because it's horseshit....||
... doesnt mean it wasn't probably the best, safest response to a horseshit question.
I mean, I don't know what else he is supposed to say. What did you honestly think would have been a good response to that query?
|1 week 6 days ago||PLEASE BE ANVIL||
Please. Just PLEASE
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I don't think Bradley is a||
I don't think Bradley is a great example (even if it is "only" an MVC team) because Bradley is 100% a basketball school. They don't do football.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||I remember MSC was in a||
I remember MSC was in a Regent's meeting and they sent a note in to her during the session. That doesn't happen often; she had to know it was big news before she even read it. :(
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Can you clarify what you||
Can you clarify what you mean? You seem to be saying that when you're at the game, it feels more "corporate." I'd like to hear more about that, because from my perspective I feel like all the "corporate/business/branding" stuff is more apparent in PSD and similar stuff that is tangential to the gameday experience, but when I get in the stadium the experience is not that different (except I'll admit I think they do a good job with the "wow" factor). But then I haven't been attending as long as you have, so maybe there are some critical changes I'm not aware of.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Dynamic pricing my ass||
I felt rogered by the "dynamic pricing" thing and I will not enter that market again. The idea for the athletic department was "Why shouldn't we get a cut of the action if tickets are hot?" which was also a sneaky way around "We couldn't pry preferred seat $$ out of people anymore, so let's see if we can't make that money and then some on individual games." It ended up being "let's make sure the individual fan overpays for tickets when they buy them pre-season."
The athletic department has sold me its last football ticket. I'll still go to games, but I will scalp, beg, borrow, stubhub, or perform sex acts in alleys for tickets. They lost me as a customer.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Somebody else's wife woulda||
Somebody else's wife woulda gotten slept with, is my guess.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||You must have been blessed||
You must have been blessed thus far to not have had a seriously ill family member. There is so much waiting and worrying.
I doubt this poster was neglecting a family member or sickbed duty to post--he was probably in one of those interminable periods where there is nothing to do but climb the walls and watch the clack hands crawl.
Go to whatever site might help that downtime go faster, I say, and find whatever distractions you can.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Eat a bunch of black licorice||
Eat a bunch of black licorice and get the same result
|3 weeks 5 days ago||My Nebraska relatives came||
My Nebraska relatives came back from the game raving about the kindness and class of our fans towards them. Towards THEM, the opposing fans. Couldn't say enough nice things about that.
|5 weeks 10 hours ago||I wasn't that impressed by||
I wasn't that impressed by the Daily writer's column (i'm sorry to say) but I just flat out stopped reading the Staee News column when he rolled out the old "UM girls are unattractive" trope.
I mean, that's hilarious when you and your high school friends want to guffaw amongst yourselves over titties and butterfaces and who's got the hottest women, hurr hurr. I get that. I don't have a problem with those kinds of snarky insults within the rivalry, when you've got some control over who hears you say that stuff.
But to roll that out in a college newspaper, to a readership that is likely to include thousands of women? Get your head on straight.
|5 weeks 10 hours ago||Ridiculous. The person who||
Ridiculous. The person who made the video should get out more.
Try those arguments in a state where there is one team for everyone to root for. You think Nebraska runs some kind of alumni litmus test before you can buy tickets or cheer for the team? Which Nebraska pro team would those non-alums be rooting for, again?
|5 weeks 4 days ago||That was a particularly||
That was a particularly awesome show on Ohio's part. No argument there.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||I want to adopt them both.||
I want to adopt them both.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Bravo||
Lou Anna Simon has been a good colleague to UM administrators, and that extends back to when she was provost.
There have been MSU presidents who were tools when it comes to competing against and advocating against UM. She is not one of them.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||A. I'd rather lose some||
I'd rather lose some uberfrustrating games with Hoke than win them all with some scumbag at the helm. It would take a lot more than half a season to change my mind on that.
|8 weeks 11 hours ago||And apparently one of the||
And apparently one of the genius commenters believes that athletic scholarships are need based instead of merit based, so any athletes on scholarship with extra spending money must be up to something fishy.
|8 weeks 16 hours ago||I think it might be regional, too. Sorta.||
From some casual polling I did when Biggby/Beaners first rolled into town (to my incredulous eyes), I gathered that the term is more likely to be used as a racial epithet west of the Mississippi.
A lot of Michiganders didn't know WTF I was talking about.
|8 weeks 16 hours ago||Context, gentle reader. Context.||
Having grown up in a place where "Beaners" is not a nice term, I about fell out my chair reading the first header.
I was also relieved when Biggby coffee adopted its new name.
|8 weeks 19 hours ago||127-3||
By telling all of us "Go to 5" I assume EVERYONE wins this week.
Excellent, I'll go balls out then:
Michigan 127, Penn State 3
|8 weeks 1 day ago||As a former Nebraskan I||
As a former Nebraskan I respectfully request that you never, ever again post a photo of that "Lil Red" mascot abomination.
It's like someone thought the solution to a weird and creepy original mascot was to add a second mascot that's weird and creepy in a different way.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||To some very wee extent, I||
To some very wee extent, I feel the NFL does have some merit when it says "Hold up, we don't know causation for sure, we don't know when this starts." Especially in light of those cases of players who at 18 and 21 had significant damage. It could very well be that by the time you have played football well enough and long enough to be drafted, you've already accumulated a lot of damage, and injuries that occur on the NFL's watch are just incremental.
It may also be that some players have some unknown factors that put them at higher risk for devastating effects, and we just can't see that right now because the researchers can only study the ones that had the worst outcomes.
Both of those possibilites argue against taking too firm a stance that the NFL is uncaringly putting its players at significant long-term risk.
I also reject the idea that some large number of these players would have chosen not to play if they had known more about it, or if NFL had given them a more informative brochure. These are elite athletes who seem to be prone to believing they are invincible and the exception to normal rules. The lure of a pro career is huge.
THAT SAID, the NFL still looks like a scumbag organization for taking the "DENY DENY DENY" stance. There's a big difference between "There's a lot we don't know" and "There is absolutely no link" and it looks like that difference is about $8 billion a year in revenue.
It also doesn't look good when the NFL attempts to marginalize and discredit empirical research and the doctors who are carrying it out. So I'm all for demonizing the NFL, not necessarily for the amount of blame they deserve for the injuries to players but for being complete tools about it when researchers began to question the issue.
I wonder what the effect of all this will be. People still choose to pursue careers in competitive Boxing; I imagine some will still choose football, especially if it looks like a way to get up and out of a situation that is otherwise lacking in opportunity. But I have to say I'm glad it wasn't a sport my son has chosen to play.