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|1 week 22 hours ago||Pro Games||
Maybe the Wisco people are used to drinking all of the time and can handle it. I've been to a number of Bills games and have seen a number of fights, near fights and it can create a scary atmosphere. I wasn't at the game, but one drunk guy tried sliding down a railing and fell two stories onto another fan.
|1 week 1 day ago||Alumni Association||
My wife didn't go to Michigan, but is a lifetime member of the Alumni Association.
|1 week 6 days ago||Sacagewea||
No, you're a Sack uh gewea!
(Sorry, that goes through my head everytime I get one of those coins from the change machine. You spelled it right.)
|2 weeks 1 day ago||The Horror||
I brought my wife (then girlfriend) to see the first App St. game and kept apologizing before the game that it was such a bad opponent for her first Big House experience. What happened was truly a Horror, but I managed to keep my cool. My wife says that I was visably upset, but she knew I was a keeper because I managed to be charming despite the results. That was the only good thing to come out of that game. I was thinking about bringing my three kids to this game, for thier first experience, but didn't want to jinx it.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Just signed up||
Just signed up for the second week. Thanks for the info.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Super helpful||
This is great. Thanks. Are the meals parts of the camp, or do you have to bring in your own food? Is there a shooting range at this camp? (I inherited some guns that I haven't shot yet.)
Most importantly, is the lake warm or supercold?
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Go Blue!||
I live in Buffalo and say it whenever I see Michigan gear. A lot of people forget that they are wearing the stuff and they need the MGORecognitionSecond before responding. I wear a lot of Michigan gear and I need the same second. I usually have to look at myself as though my fly were open to realize that I'm wearing Michigan stuff. Most of these interactions happen in airports.
I think it is also appropriate to tell OSU people "Go Blue" when they are wearing their gear and then so as to not start fistacuffs tell them how awesome Eddie George was. (Followed by Biakibatuka stories and fistacuffs if they don't respond well.)
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Long Winding Road||
Webber/Cole Harris/Campbell. I was so psyched when we had Harris and Campbell almost a year ago and while I am sorry to see them go, am very very happy to get Webber and Cole in our class. The RB drama has been so long it makes getting Webber a huge relief.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Cut the Cord||
I cut the cord again recently. Went from $163 a month TWC for the triple play to $61 a month for broadband only. I have Amazon Prime an Ooma landline and an antenna and the only thing I really miss is the Daily Show, which I could get through the CBC if I had a slightly better antenna. I will miss Walking Dead and HBO, but I'll binge watch my shows in a year or two.
I have my cell through work but pay for my wife's. I'm looking into messengers like Tango right now and am thinking one could probably do all of their calls for free through a messenger rather than having the voice plan for your cell. Probably isn't quite there yet.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Seven things I hate about Bleacher report; #7 will amaze you||
After the point system breaking on MGoBlog awhile back I am truly in awe of how hard it is to have great user generated content. I acutally often read the comments on MGo before reading the main posts, now that the system is fixed.
Sites like BR that have user submitted articles that follow click bait and SEO rules you get an unholy trinity of crap.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||HS Football Coach||
My highschool football coach became an assistant at MSU when our star running back went to be the starting running back at MSU.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Suicide||
A H.S. friend's son, a member of the Michigan track team recently commited suicide after dealing with prolonged depression. I'm heartbroken for her and her family.
I applaude Will Henniger for coming back to work on this.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Debate||
I hate that we are in a position with our program where we have to have moral victories talk about eithics and other seemingly immeasurable aspects. I miss the Cooper (Carr/Moeller/Bo) years where we owned OSU despite them being a 10 win team every year.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Football? Basketball?||
One lottery, two first rounders, three drafted and I'm looking at soccer?! I watched part of the game yesterday and rooted for the USA, but where was the Thursday recruting update?
|9 weeks 2 days ago||It would be||
different if the dad was just some guy and not a high level coach. Bummer though.
|10 weeks 4 hours ago||Tim Settle||
If Michigan is no longer recruiting DT for this class is Tim Settle no longer a target as well?
|10 weeks 1 day ago||Remember||
Remember when we got Newsome, Isaac, Malzone, messiah de weaver, and Clark? It's like Feb 2012 again.
|12 weeks 4 days ago||Rip off||
I go to at least one or two games every year and get the tickets ahead of time through Michigan packages or Stub Hub for a small premium. It isn't a big deal to pay a little extra for the assurance of having a seat, but most of the games you can get a group of tickets for $15 to $20 a piece instead of the $80 to $100 that I end up paying. When going with a group it adds up. Unless we start playing well and start playing a better schedule, the bottom is going to drop out.
|13 weeks 5 days ago||blocking schemes||
My soph/junior year of HS, I transfered and went from a blocking system I understood to a zone blocking scheme that I didn't get right away. Despite being faster and stronger than the senior who ended up starting, I wasn't as good because I didn't know who to block and when I figured it out I was a step behind. I'm sure Michigan's O line are much quicker to pick things up than I was, but the descriptions on MGOBLOG of Borges trying 17 different things during the season had to have made their minds pop.
|13 weeks 6 days ago||9-3||
OSU, ND and MSU are all going to be good teams and on the road. Odds makers expect us to lose these games, but we need to steal at least one of them for the program to be perceived as having any momentum. Need to beat ND since it is the last game. Need the regional bragging rights.
All of the other games we should win. Any given Saturday could lose one for us.
10-2: we're back on track
9-3: we've reasonably met national expectations.
8-4: We've lost to our rivals and one that we shouldn't have. Bowl game is critical for season not to be a major disappointment.
7-5: Questions arise about the programs direction.
I'm very hopeful that Nuss will make up for Borges' ineptitude and that the line will thrive with more simple coherent game plans. I don't know what to make of the defensive scheme change, but think with all of the defensive recruits over the past few years and Mattison's coaching we'll be o.k. I'm guessing 9-3, but we beat ND.
|16 weeks 3 days ago||Strong Penn State||
I hate losing recruiting battles, especially when people can point to questionable tactics used by the other coach (at Vanderbilt). That said, I'm glad to see Penn State getting a good recruiting class and a good coach. I want Michigan to be the best, but I also want the Big Ten to be strong and to have some great games. Beating up Indiana and other downtrodden team, or even losing to them, isn't any fun. Strong Big Ten = a strong Michigan
|18 weeks 3 days ago||Depressing||
I was hoping for some good news today.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||Good and Bad||
Bummed to see them leave. The were a huge part of Michigan's BB resurgence. I haven't watched the NBA since the last time the Pistons were good. When a Knicks or Jazz game is on now I'll watch for a few minutes to see Hardaway and Burke. Be great to see more Michigan men in the league.
|24 weeks 1 day ago||3 seconds Win the game||
|24 weeks 1 day ago||3 seconds Win the game||
|28 weeks 2 days ago||Concentration||
The Cable/broadband industry is consolidating. Centurylink has been merging companies on the telco side and John Malone from Charter has been looking to buy TWC to do a similar thing as what was done with Liberty Global in Europe. Cox was supposedly interested in TWC as well.
If Comcast has 26M subs and TWC has 14M subs and there are 101.9M TV households in the U.S., how does 26M + 14M - 3M equal 30%?
The 3M sub divestiture will probably be a sell off to Charter, Cox or someone else.
I live in a neighborhood where my only high speed option is TWC. Unless I want to go to DSL ( I don't) I'm stuck paying their jacked up rates after the initial offer.
|29 weeks 2 days ago||Filters||
How do you filter out the comments with a negative score. MGOBLOG is so much better when the community moderation prevents me from seeing "negative" comments. I realized I should be able to look at the score, but when it is there I have to read it. tap tap tap bang bang bang one two three one two three OCD.
|30 weeks 5 days ago||Awesome||
@Alton. That's a pretty awesome CFB data resource. Thanks for the info.
|31 weeks 1 day ago||Agree||
I'm from Buffalo too and it is a bummer to see us lose our DC and LB coach. Our D was actually looking like it was becoming a strength. If our offense was anything at all the D would have looked fantastic.
|31 weeks 1 day ago||You beat me||
I was just scrolling down to post that one.