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|3 days 12 hours ago||No, it is not. That sort of||
No, it is not. That sort of works, but the original analogy is actually to giving a horse "free rein". It also makes a lot more sense paired with "short leash" as the opposite.
|3 days 13 hours ago||It's "free rein"||
It's "free rein"
|3 days 14 hours ago||So a wildly entertaining ROSE||
So a wildly entertaining ROSE BOWL game is what you consider a baseline of appropriate excitement for a snoozer against the annual MACrifice? No wonder you're disappointed.
|3 days 14 hours ago||I like standing, but I'd be||
I like standing, but I'd be much more in favor of it if I was taller and/or the stadium was steeper. As it is, it's pretty hard to see anything while standing.
|3 days 14 hours ago||Yeah, outside the student||
Yeah, outside the student sections, "stand for big plays but otherwise sit" is more or less universal.
|3 days 14 hours ago||Yeah, the people singing||
Yeah, the people singing along and trying to film on their shitty phone cameras - yeesh.
|5 days 5 hours ago||MSU: Yes. We win, they go||
MSU: Yes. We win, they go into a tailslide and lose every other game in heartbreaking fashion.
OSU: No. That game is never going to be easy, and it's the last one of the season. I want us to be able to spot them a win and still make the B1G championship.
|5 days 6 hours ago||I fully agree that nothing||
I fully agree that nothing beats seeing a Michigan game* live and in person.
*against a real opponent, in reasonably pleasant weather. A couch can never compare to walking down State Street and seeing The Game live on a crisp autumn afternoon. Not even close. But a sloppy rain-soaked game against a tomato can that requires a long drive through shit traffic on either end, with maybe an expensive hotel stay in there - I'll take the couch. Season ticket holders have to take the latter with the former, and the balance can certainly shift.
Actually, I wonder if the preponderance of 3:30 and night games is having an impact? Long drive home in the dark a possible turn-off?
|5 days 7 hours ago||How many alums are still||
How many alums are still living within day-trip distance to AA these days (compared to the past)? I'm guessing we have more recent grads moving out of state, and more grads that came from out of state in the first place.
If you live far enough away that a game requires an overnight stay (at insanely inflated prices) at an AA hotel, it's just not worth it for season tickets. Or rather, the benefit compared to just buying single game seats for the games you actually can / want to make isn't there.
As others have mentioned, it used to be that season tickets were the only way to reliably get a family into games, and you got a substantial discount relative to street price (at a minimum, you could fully recoup the cost by selling the tickets for any games you couldn't make).
Now, all but the truly marquee games are widely available at or below face on StubHub, and the "get season tickets" plan doesn't start to look favorable until you're pretty sure you can make all (or all but a couple) of the home games.
|5 days 12 hours ago||(Snakily should be "snarkily")||
(Snakily should be "snarkily")
|5 days 12 hours ago||Note that I don't actually||
Note that I don't actually think he's a diva - that's why I gave the second (much more likely) option that he just wasn't that committed and needs a breather, and only assigned the actual mistake a 10% value. If I wanted to call the kid a diva I just would have said that. Maybe ... read the whole post, give a moment to consider a charitable meaning, and consider before snakily rage responding. just thinking.
|5 days 14 hours ago||I note with some amusement||
I note with some amusement that you misspelled Solomon.
|1 week 3 days ago||How likely do you think it is that Bolt is totally clean?||
How likely do you think it is that Bolt is totally clean?
|1 week 3 days ago||Everyone knows that shot is||
Everyone knows that shot is from the semi-finals, right? The final was a tight race with Gatlin.
|1 week 3 days ago||It's been somewhat shocking||
It's been somewhat shocking to me how many of the (particularly women) runners competed in NCAA events for US colleges.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||These REALLY need hem||
These REALLY need hem stripes.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||The part where he showed up||
The part where he showed up at an ASU game in nothing but a speedo, a swim cap, and gold medals was pretty funny.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Apparently special teams||
Apparently special teams
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Also, can you recommend a||
Also, can you recommend a font to clone the script "Michigan" used on the old hockey jerseys?
|2 weeks 5 days ago||This is great, I've been||
This is great, I've been toying around with a project that would need some custom vinyl graphics, and needed exactly this font. Gives me a kick in the arse to get it done!
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I don't know what's cool any||
I don't know what's cool any more. On the one hand I am assured that athletes greatly prefer Nike/Jordan. On the other, I see an awful lot of rappers / hip hop artists (who I am also assured recruits like) wearing Adidas.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I don't know what's cool any||
hooray for double post.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Kevin Grady and Derrick Green||
Kevin Grady and Derrick Green have made me gun-shy about jumping on the hype train for guys who make a living as human bowling balls in high school.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Can you imagine if Kevin||
Can you imagine if Kevin Wilson was here in the Rich Rod years? Both teams would have hit triple digits.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Thanks. I'm out in AZ so I||
Thanks. I'm out in AZ so I can't try them on in person - ASU switched to Adidas so I can't try on "identical" models as easily. Hopefully I can find something close in the Nike golf line.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Everyone saying they run||
Everyone saying they run small, how'd the Adidas stuff fit you? Because I found the Adidas polos oversized and was hoping for something more fitted from Nike. Hopefully they didn't go to far in the other direction.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Aren't the Drifit shirts||
Aren't the Drifit shirts basically Under Armour clones, i.e. supposed to fit tight?
|2 weeks 5 days ago||"I'm a size 32, but I tried||
"I'm a size 32, but I tried the 34s and they felt so good I bought a pair of 36!"
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Wish they made those with the||
Wish they made those with the pattern in blue (i.e. one color, like the cleats) and the Jumpman in maize. That would look great.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Those are perfect, look a lot||
Those are perfect, look a lot better than the other two shown in this thread.