this week in unintentionally grim-sounding recruiting headlines
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|9 weeks 5 days ago||So at least someone might be||
So at least someone might be dealing with "two chicks at once" like the OP hoped.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||After that first inning, we||
After that first inning, we might be lucky to get done with this by 2am
|10 weeks 4 days ago||Hmm, the ESPN guy thought I||
Hmm, the ESPN guy thought I did, but I suppose they don't have their most crackerjack guy on the phones on a Sunday.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||I just called them, and they||
I just called them, and they confirmed it's a computer-only game on ESPN3. Of course I don't know our account number (cable is in husband's name) so I am screwed.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||Where the &$¥#% is the game?||
Where the &$¥#% is the game? ESPNU is showing me the Oklahoma game. Come on.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||I don't know, man, my dad was||
I don't know, man, my dad was still so busy and making so many contributions at 74 when cancer took him. My inlaws are almost 80 and they have great lives where they're free to pursue their passions & interests at will.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||Quitter.||
|11 weeks 4 days ago||I'm on my phone; it hates the||
I'm on my phone; it hates the mgoApp and vice versa.
|11 weeks 4 days ago||I live in the northwest part||
I live in the northwest part of Pittsfield where it's hard to get a lot of house for your money, but more east of here your $ goes farther. Partly driven by the school district, as Pittsfield is divided among Ann Arbor, Saline, & Ypsi schools. It's losing a lot of greenspace due to development but it's a nice township to live in.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||Omnipotent Internet Power||
Omnipotent Internet Power Moderator.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||OT but;||
I ate at a lovely little waffle stand there. Long line, awesome sandwiches.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||Relevant||
We finally got WebEx and BlueJeans working more smoothly but this hit close to home for awhile.
|12 weeks 21 hours ago||Age? 40s Occupation?||
|17 weeks 7 hours ago||I was told by a contact at||
I was told by a contact at Nike that part of the fallout with Michigan (back when we switched) was that UM wasn't willing to have contract language about "non-spatting" shoes.
|17 weeks 4 days ago||Whatever they do or do not||
Whatever they do or do not do, when the regents or the media want to obtain "official" student input, CSG may be where they'd naturally turn. They are the popularly-elected representatives for the student body, and therefore they may be expected to speak for you and your concerns.
|22 weeks 6 days ago||You also didn't mention how||
You also didn't mention how the athletic department stopped paying for IM uniforms and offering IM sports preferential fees for renting facilities. They'd done that for years and then stopped. That wasn't widely known.
|23 weeks 10 hours ago||Do you mean UM's former AD||
Do you mean UM's former AD Tom Goss?
|23 weeks 4 days ago||Too cold to want to go||
Too cold to want to go anywhere, so I made dinner here for my two best valentines: son & husband. Now the kid & I are watching The Great Gatsby. It's a chill Saturday night. Laundry might also be on the agenda. #romance
|23 weeks 6 days ago||I think they've gone about||
I think they've gone about this all wrong.
I'll be honest: Having another thing that is "Michigan-only" and Michigan-specific in the band repertoire wouldn't be the worst thing.
The fight song is amazing and should never share the limelight with some "alternate" fight song. EVER.
Nor do I think we need a different "pump up" song. The fight song IS a pump-up song, the only one you need.
BUT--if the band had another, recognizable thing to launch into to mix it up a little? Something that is ours, unlike the arrangements that a dozen other bands do? I'd be fine with it. I'd welcome it. Teach me the words, let the crowd get into it, roll it out once a game. That's fine. I'm not sure how you'd start that tradition, but I think there's room for it.
But you don't introduce the idea by proposing to ADD a fight song, or then abort that and call it a pump-up song. That makes me want to take this idea and drive a stake through its heart.
|26 weeks 1 day ago||Special K would be better,||
Special K would be better, IMO. It's a lighter flake.
|26 weeks 1 day ago||We're all overlooking the||
We're all overlooking the boost this might get us in Playboy's annual Party School ranking.
|26 weeks 1 day ago||One of the student||
One of the student challengees said "It's actually hard to make Cinnamon Toast Crunch taste bad" so, you know, who knows. I think CoCo Pebbles induced some gagging when mixed with grape
|26 weeks 1 day ago||If someone burned a matrress||
If someone burned a matrress on my front lawn I would not be amused.
Damage to the lawn. Disruption of firetrucks through my neighborhood (assumimg they were xalled) plus cost to the taxpayers. Risk of sparks being carried by wind damaging my house or neighbors. The dirty work left to me to dispose of it safely once it cooled. The unsightliness of a burned mattress there while waiting for cooling/garbage day.
I don't get how that's a small thing, really. I understand that college students may care less about appearance than I would, but that doesn't reduce it to a small harmless prank, IMO.
|26 weeks 1 day ago||My concern is not just that||
My concern is not just that the GPA/philanthropy stuff was irrelevant, but rather that the fraternity believes it's very, very relevant. It's a reminder that we tend to rate the seriousness of an offense not by actual behavior but by demographic background.
What's that, you have a 3.74 GPA? Well then, I guess these were just hijinks after all; thanks for the clarifying information.
|26 weeks 2 days ago||Story can't be true||
Everyone knows Tom Osborne had a direct ear to God. Obviously he could get driving directions without using a pay phone.
|26 weeks 3 days ago||Surely you can capitalize on||
Surely you can capitalize on this and pimp yourself as at a paid roommate to future nationals/olympics hopefuls.
|31 weeks 2 days ago||My cousin is married to a guy||
My cousin is married to a guy who I like, but is kind of a bombastic know-it-all about football. He is also an insanely loyal 49ers fan.
He was infuriatingly condescendng at Thanksgiving when I dared to mention the possiblity of Harbaugh-to-Michigan Therefore, an announcement would make ensure our holiday celebration in early January (when I see him again) extra meaningful.
Do it for me, Jim. Do it for the way this is going to play out. Do it for the way he won't look me in the eye as he reels off some justification in an overconfident voice.
|31 weeks 6 days ago||Had to laugh||
My son's friend broke his thumb at a party there. The UM ortho docs who saw him said exacty what you just did.
STILL, with no snow to sled in, and no PE class, I've got a kid who is going to be sitting around way too much this holiday break. If something comes together we'd seriously consider attending.
|32 weeks 4 hours ago||Yes, I've been in the locker||
Yes, I've been in the locker room in Crisler. The player's lockers have a special cutout at the top to fit where the iPads get velcroed.
But you're talking about a much smaller number of players to provide iPads too. It's not inconceivable to me that the hoops teams would have them, but the football team doesn't. Photos I've seen of the football locker room don't seem to have a place for ipads, so I'd wonder where you'd keep 110 of the things if not there.
|33 weeks 4 days ago||His answer wouldn't mean||
His answer wouldn't mean much. Why would you reveal your job intentions to the media? To what purpose?