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|3 days 2 hours ago||Question||
Do you drink a lot of rum?
"Why is the rum gone???"
|3 days 3 hours ago||Annnnd...||
exactly where do you live?
|3 days 3 hours ago||(No subject)||
|3 days 5 hours ago||The problem I've seen with the Royals||
is that they have a hard time "acting like they've been there before." They seem to act like spoiled children (at least lately) and will throw a fit if they think they're being treated unfairly, which is just about every series it seems.
|3 days 5 hours ago||Ditto||
I keep watching to see if he shorts it...
|3 days 5 hours ago||Its only temporary...||
Its only temporary...
|3 days 6 hours ago||It's a 162 game season...||
They'll get what's coming to them.
|3 days 6 hours ago||Can I get a...||
|3 days 17 hours ago||All of them||
All of them
|4 days 1 hour ago||Respectfully disagree||
When you talk about support or enthusiasm, you don't have to distinguish. Obviously the Michigan Difference when discussing academics and the excellence in sports, and pretty much in everything, there's lots for UM grads to be proud of. But my enthusiasm for Michigan began with my father, a UM grad. I wanted to be a graduate of UM growing up. As I got to high school, my path took me a different way, but it didn't mean I wasn't qualified or smart enough.
But I've been to plenty of UM games and saw plenty of people who could fit the same description that Ufer used for ohio stadium. But I'll say the same thing in either situation, who are you to say who can or cannot be supporters or fans of your team? Suggesting that 75,000 truck drivers who all love osu football is somehow a negative thing sounds an awful lot like...well, Sparty to be honest. I don't care how accurate of a description it is, academic prestige doesn't have to be the only reason to be passionate about a school. I love what UM represents not just becasue of the sports, but because it produced people like my father and one of my older brothers. Academic excellence, however, exists at a fairly high level at most, if not all, of the B1G schools.
Honestly, I'm slightly insulted at your statements, although I know you didn't expressly mean to do so. The suggestion that there's got to be a distinction between a fan and an alumnus is a slippery slope, especially on a site like MGoBlog where all of us love UM sports. Not everyone can change their circumstances, but that shouldn't diminish their love or passion.
|4 days 4 hours ago||Obviously, I'm biased||
but I would say the Service Academies cultivate that level of devotion, but not necessarily from a sports aspect. Members of the same class suffered together, shed blood, sweat and tears together and get commissioned together. We seek out others who graduated from the same institution as there is an instant connection.
I'm not suggesting that graduates from Michigan work any less hard than cadets or midshipmen, but its just different at a Service Academy. You're entering a different type of brotherhood and entering a lifestyle that follows you pretty much your whole life.
|4 days 4 hours ago||Thank you, George Carlin||
Football is technological; baseball is pastoral.
|4 days 18 hours ago||I'd be curious to know||
why the #1 qb in Ohio didn't have osu in his final list of schools.
|5 days 21 hours ago||yeah, well...||
this thread is more about the humor than being factually correct, so I figured I'd get a little latitude...
|5 days 21 hours ago||Ahh, yes...very true.||
I was assuming they were going to air it on one of the major networks. I didn't fully read the OP.
|5 days 21 hours ago||I think they'd need to air||
I think they'd need to air that show on cable or maybe a Netflix series if that were true.
|5 days 21 hours ago||Funny story||
There was a small production company in Michigan that was considering an updated Dukes of Hazzard series and my best friend from high school had a good chance at being the new Roscoe P Coltrain. It never got off the ground, however...
|5 days 22 hours ago||Love it||
and if they base an entire episode off of her song that is supposedly about him, that would be epic! Probably not Nickelodeon material, however...
|5 days 22 hours ago||True||
but moonshine is a hell of a preservative.
|5 days 22 hours ago||Agreed||
but its usually easy to identify who those people are because, well...they just can't help themselves. The mods end up playing the MGoBlog version of wack-a-troll and I get a good chuckle out of it. The entertainment value is nice, but the downside is that outsiders get the wrong idea of the Blog.
|5 days 22 hours ago||I'm really resisting the||
I'm really resisting the temptation to make the obvious joke in this situation...
|5 days 22 hours ago||For a second||
I got really excited that you were talking about a Dukes of Hazzard reboot...siiiigh.
|5 days 22 hours ago||Couldn't agree more||
I think a number of people on the Blog will type shit just to get a rise out of people or they think their opinions are better than the rest of ours - not a majority of folks, mind you... just a small number of them. But its enough to make a difference to outsiders reading the Blog.
Regardless, I feel like some people feel they have little to be afraid of while spouting off...
|5 days 22 hours ago||What a strange person....||
What a strange person....
|6 days 28 min ago||*for whom||
|6 days 43 min ago||The Blue Devil?||
The Blue Devil?
|6 days 1 hour ago||+1000 if I could...||
|6 days 1 hour ago||Can't......look.....away.....||
|6 days 2 hours ago||Did anyone see his dorm room before the announcement?||
Did it look like this?
|6 days 2 hours ago||Bawitdaba da bang a dang||
Bawitdaba da bang a dang diggy diggy diggy said the boogy said up jump the boogy...