well that's just, like, your opinion, man
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|1 week 3 hours ago||Having gone back and played a||
Having gone back and played a bunch of NES and even Super NES games a major issue is that a vast majority did not have a Save feature. So it's real hard to pick up and set down when you're playing the first three levels of the game every time
|1 week 11 hours ago||Dropped 4 spots||
"He also dropped 4 spots on 247 but that was because others moved up."
Umm, how else would that happen? That's not really an explanation.
|1 week 3 days ago||Hindsight||
I posted it, and since it was probably my highlight as a poster on here, I have often thought about it in hindsight and how the joke is kind of on me. It was probably 2013 or so, and I'll eat some crow, because I took a shot at the then-recent (what i thought was fleeting) success of their football team, and low and behold, they've actually sustained it a lot longer than I thought they would.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||I...don't.||
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Well||
Well isn't that a false dichotomy. People could do a million other things outside besides football, including dozens of other sports, or climbing trees, playing capture the flag, simply admiring the beauty of nature. They could also do a million things inside other than electronics, like drawing, painting, reading, playing the saxophone, learning to count cards...all of which would be as useful, or more, in providing "fulfillment" (whatever that means) for a person.
And I really don't have that great an issue with kids playing football, but these portraits of one-of-a-kind experiences solely acheived from football are hogwash.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Look buddy||
I don't think you're a moron for not guessing what will happen.
But by the same token, how can you get mad at other people who do just GUESS at what will happen? No one KNOWS what will happen, so it's not a spoiler of any sort.
But I will go ahead and ruin the series finale - Dany and the Night King end up making out and taking over the world together...Fire and Ice indeed.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||I was thinking Falklands.||
I was thinking Falklands.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||I'm||
98% sure that Drake is in on the joke here, between this song and Jumpman (and the Hot Line Bling dancing). He's a smart guy and pretty self-aware, I think he's just saying "eff it, I can say the same four lines, put a beat on it, and these morons will buy it and play it and tell themselves they like it."
|10 weeks 4 days ago||Pat Summit's kid||
Man, I would've bet dollars to donuts that "don't hire the son of a famous coach" link was about Pat Summit's kid before I clicked on it.
Do we still put Lane Kiffin in that category, or has he earned enough credibility to at least not be a joke. Er...a complete joke. Still a joke, just a joke who might be an OK offensive coordinator
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Unlike the culturally and||
Unlike the culturally and racially homogenous Harvard student body at large whose social connections facilitate access to privileged jobs???
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Of course you're thinking of||
John Navarre, drafted 202, who started many games for the Cards, greatly exceeding expectations.
|12 weeks 4 days ago||But||
this topic didn't start by people bagging on TA. It started by someone suggesting he was really good and implicitly better than JB. Anyone who watched M bball during the Amaker era knows that he just was not a great game coach.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||Oh it's never||
That ship sailed. Izzo might feel he's almost too old, I imagine all of the NBA has already come to that conclusion. Especially given how poor Hoiberg and Donovan have been this year (and they're young), I doubt anyone wants to give a college coach as old as Izzo the required 3-4 years to figure things out.
And yes, Donovan has been poor this year, read any legit NBA follower and they'll tell you how underachieving that Thunder team is.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||Well||
Well that's just a terrible job by that oddsmaker and they deserve to get burned. In theory you set the odds to draw in enough other random bets on Bournemouth, Villa, Norwich, Watford to win the title, plus misses on legitmate bets on City, Spurs, Arsenal, Chelsea that you cover yourself if one of those longshots hits.
5000-1 is EMU-to-win-the-CFP level. Leicester is more like a mid-tier power 5 team, say Virginia or Indiana or Washington State. It's highly unlikely but it's not beyond comprehension.
West Brom and Southhampton were in or around the CL places until late last year, Swansea before them. It happens. Usually doesn't go all the way to the top, but it happens.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||And yet||
tomorrow morning Patrick Kane will wake up and still be Patrick Kane. That's a much worse fate
|12 weeks 5 days ago||I'm sorry but 5000-1 is ridiculous||
I've read this all over and I've never actually seen which book was offering this so I'm skeptical, but if it actually was offered somewhere that is some of the worst oddsmaking imaginable. I don't care how great the talent difference, there are only 20 teams in the league, and only maybe 6-7 who were CLEARLY better on paper.
I mean, San Diego State is only 300-1 to win the CFP next year, and there is far far far far less a chance that happens than 1 of 20 teams wins a double round-robin.
|14 weeks 11 hours ago||The point total||
I know you weren't the first to throw out 42 points, but it's fairly arbitrary. Sure they scored fewer then 42 eight times. They also scored MORE than 37 eight times. The point is they had an elite offense.
|15 weeks 1 day ago||And none||
of the other posters on this board arguing for leaving him in has any idea how the kid was actually feeling. Maybe 100 pitches is arbitrary, and then again maybe he was already getting tired, stressing his mechanics, on a path to injury at 85 pitches and this was 15 pitches too late.
No-hitters are so commonplace that no one remembers who throws them at all (there were 22 in the last four seasons). 10 years from now any rational player would rather have played through 2 or 3 contracts and made $50M than have a no hitter and a 2 year career.
|17 weeks 1 day ago||I don't think Mix||
I don't think Mix is that either.
|17 weeks 3 days ago||This is so logical people refuse to consider it||
Calipari gets kids ready for the NBA, gets them drafted into the NBA and gets them paid by the NBA. He is extremely successful at this. And, shocker, this is the goal of most high-profile recruits!!
Now it could very well be that they pay recruits at UK. It could also be that recruits want to go there because they want to play in the NBA and it is without question that that's the best school to go to for that goal.
What is more shady on the surface: the five-star who goes to UK, or the five-star who goes to LSU? Tyus Battle changes to a school with a much better basketball reputation over the school with nearly a decade worth of boosters-paying-players history, and people here (including the proprietor of this blog) scream "the Syracuse bagmen"!
Sometimes recruits pick a school because it's a better basketball situation than another school.
|17 weeks 3 days ago||Plus||
Plus part of the reason Michigan does well is because we have a lot more sports than other schools. There are like 18 men's gymnastics teams total. It's kind of silly to argue "Stanford shouldn't get to count all it's many varsity programs" and at the same time be satisfied with our elite standing.
A school like Oregon, for example, has a top bball team this year, a solid football team, elite softball, strong volleyball, ranked baseball, national champion caliber mens and women track and cross country....and they're no where to be found because they don't have many varsity programs.
|17 weeks 5 days ago||Legit question||
Do non-human animals have a favored handedness (or footedness)?
|17 weeks 6 days ago||Well then||
by that logic, you haven't had any enjoyment since Rumeal hit two free throws in 1989.
Success is relative. And failure (by opponents or by MICH) is also relative.
|18 weeks 3 days ago||Blackhawks TV Ban||
Hold on, you can't count the moves of a dickhead owner as an indictment of the city.
|18 weeks 3 days ago||If a thread||
that was removed is reanimated in a thread asking where the removed thread is, was it ever really removed?....
How does Skynet build a terminator without the chip and the arm the first time?!?!
|18 weeks 3 days ago||Jeez||
You act like for the last 8 years someone once a week has been publishing information suggesting there was a renovation of the weight room in 2008 instead of new weights. One of the great misinformation campaigns of our time.
This is literally the first time I've ever heard anyone even argue the distinction between renovation and new weights since the actual upgrade happened.
|19 weeks 4 days ago||Record against top 100||
No, the 3-11 record against the top 100 doesn't mean MICH Is a good team. It means they're an ok team. Like an end-of-bubble at-large team.
This argument gets used both ways. Every one of Michigan's losses are against top 100 teams, and that proves they can't beat good teams. But if 3 of those losses were against >200 teams, they'd be bad losses that weigh down the grade. Which is it?
By the way, Monmouth lost to Canisius (248), Army (214), Manhattan (228). And yet that's viewed as better than all losses coming in the top 100.
|20 weeks 1 day ago||College coaches||
I don't know why college coaches should be entitled to any more beneificial treatment in the system than anyone else.
Further, college coaches in baseball are notorious for burning through players with no regard for their pro futures. Everyone is looking out for themselves. The players are the ones who suffer with all these rules.
Any college bball coach worth his salt isn't getting fired over 2-3 players every few years leaving after 1 or 2 years of school. So basically, any system other than allowing the players to go pro whenever they want is detrimental to the kids, who are the one indispensible element of the whole system.
|21 weeks 1 day ago||Comparing eras||
It's difficult to compare the eras, since I would agree that the talent pool is deeper now, but the game is also reffed to be way more free flowing these days, which works to a guy like Steph's advantage. In rougher, grittier, slower games (like how it used to be played) the GS system wouldn't be quite as dominant.
Also, the thing about travel time is a nonfactor, if you're going from Chicago to Detroit or SF to Houston, you're getting on a plane either way, the total travel time/hassle of packing/airports/hotels is all the same, the only difference is you spend maybe an extra hour on the plane itself.
But GS is obviously an all-time team, Steph is the best shooter ever, and they are built perfectly for the way the game is played today.
|21 weeks 1 day ago||Update||
The West is now the worse conference on the whole, if you haven't been watching NBA this year.