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|13 hours 47 min ago||LOL||
I always love the rush of people to proclaim that Kate Upton is not all that good looking.
Whatever. The reality is, whether you want to call her a 10, or a 9 or an 8 or whichever numerical value you feel is appropriate, she is still considered, on the collective society rank of "hot women", WAY hotter than the women that 99% of us will marry and or ever sleep with. How important that may or may not be is obviously debatable as looks are far from everything, but MOST guys seem to enjoy sleeping with women that society thinks are "hot".
So sure, you're super cool because you're a contrarian and you think Kate Upton is not that hot. Blammo for you. I'm guessing Justin Verlander is pretty happy with his choice regardless.
|13 hours 55 min ago||SEC||
There HAS to be a bag-man joke in here somewhere......
|1 day 7 hours ago||LOL||
EXACTLY. An engagement is just about as binding as a commitment in college basketball or football. Nothing has been signed yet.
That being said, I'm pretty sure Justin Verlander doesn't have much to worry about from me.
|5 days 15 hours ago||The band||
As someone who was IN the MMB, the band is CLEARLY an accessory to the game. But I never saw a problem with that. Yeah, there are some band people who don't get this, and I find that silly. People are there to watch football, and we were there to play after touchdowns and big defenisve stops and to play a bunch of familiar tunes at halftime to pass the time until the 2nd half. The band is ATMOSPHERE, and if you've been to away games where the band isn't there, I think you notice it more where the band isn't there. It's like "hey, where'd the band go"???
We were there to make noise and support the team and hopefully entertain at least SOME people during halftime and pregame.
I suppose you could say all the same things about the cheerleaders. They might seem surpurfluous to some, but they would most likely be missed if they were gone. I tend to prefer the co-ed squads that do athletic lifts and throws and tend to lead cheers to the all-female "dance" teams that seem more sexualized to me, but I can't deny that there is an aspect of sexualization to all of cheerleading.
|5 days 15 hours ago||Yuck||
Nuts on donuts or ice cream. Can't stand it.
|5 days 15 hours ago||I think there is another factor at work as well.||
I think it is easier to get players to buy in and put all the extra work into being great when they have a ton of confidence in the coaching staff. If I'm playing for Harbaugh, he makes me want to put in 150% in the offseason, because I know he's going to have the team firing on all cylinders from day 1 and I don't want to be even half a step behind.
|5 days 18 hours ago||I don't think so||
I was at this game sitting in Section 40 and the band was still sitting across the field from Section 40 at that time, basically where they are now. I don't believe they moved to Section 40 until many years after this game.
|2 weeks 12 hours ago||Spath||
Not gonna take shots at anyone else at Rivals, but I agree that Spath is good stuff.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Holy crap||
If the vehicle actually rolled over him it could have killed him. The fact that he wasn't even hurt is crazy.
He'll have a hell of a story to tell for the rest of his life, that is for sure.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Beats are terrible||
I know it's been said a jillion times in this thread but I had to pile on because it's one of my pet peeves. Beats is all about marketing and ZERO about producing good headphones. So if you want to look cool and don't really care about what you are listening too, then Beats is definitely where it is at.
That all being said, I agree with the guy uphead that said that since you are working out, most of the headpphones being mentioned are WAY overkill for you. For example, I own a pair of Sony MDR-7506 and Grados and no way in HELL would I ever use either for working out. Personally I'd find something lightweight, comfortable and cheap, with decent sound quality, and save the "good" headphones for when you are at home. Workout headphones should practically be disposable in case you break them.
|3 weeks 19 hours ago||I think||
when he said "where there might be one person in the entire state that's eligible to get into Stanford" he was referring to elite level football players. So he's saying why camp in a state where, AMONG THE ELITE LEVEL FOOTBALL PLAYERS, there might only be one of them that can actually get into Stanford.
I don't think he was actually referring to the entire population of the state. However, if he was, that's an epic troll job.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||C'mon||
FIFA is exponentially more corrupt. They are pretty much a criminal organization.
The NCAA is a burecratic mess with a bunch of member institutions that are corrupt. But FIFA itself is so corrupt that you can't even get anything done within the organization without multi-million dollar bribes. The NCAA isn't THAT bad.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||My first exam||
was in Calc II, which I had APed into (most likely shouldn't have) and I think I got a D as well. Scared the living crap out of me. Wasn't that I didn't study, I just had been brute forcing myself through calc for a while and didn't really understand what was really going on.
I never really mastered calc, but I did salvage my grade in the class. Not sure I ever had to work harder in a class in my life to dig out of that hole.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Yeah||
if I had had that choice I definitely would have been a CS major. But with CS only being a LSA degree when I was at school, I ended up being a EE major for no good reason and then took every CS class that I could for my electives. I've spent my entire career in CS. Honestly, I shouldn't have even gone to Michigan--I should have gone somewhere that had a better CS program when I went to school--I just stupidly didn't realize I wanted to do CS until after I got to college. Looking back it should have been obvious, but I thought I wanted to be an EE like my dad.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Ha||
EECS 280 was the first class that made me realize I hated Electrical Engineering and actually wanted to be a computer programmer. :) Of course, back when I was at Michigan, the CS department wasn't even part of the engineering school.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Purdue has always had the reputation||
of having a fantastic EE program.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Relativistic Physics was a tough one||
Was it Physics 242? Whichever one where they are constantly asking you the questions about the guys with flashlights standing on trains travelling .84 times the speed of light.
I was ok in that class until about the last third of the semester, at which point I became completely and utterly lost. I still have no idea what was on the final. I wrote down a bunch of random equations and numbers and failed it pretty miserably. Still managed to pass because I was doing OK up to that point but wow I was confused.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Yeah E-mag was bad||
I don't know if it was the absolute worst but it was definitely up there. Half the time on exams you were just praying the mean would be around 50%.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Huh||
Different strokes for different strokes I guess. I thought Linerar algebra was relatively fine. It was Calc III where they made you do all the 3-dimentional crap that completely baffled me.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||HKN!||
Is it bad that I was a member of HKN and didn't even rememer it until you just mentioned it? Needless to say that outside of manning the donut stand for one semester I wasn't an overly active member.
Since I didn't actually end up working in either electrical or computer engineering I just don't think of it very much.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||As the picture below shows||
Luke actually flew a T-16 skyhopper, which was a "High-performace airspeeder" according to the Star Wars Wikipedia. It was supposedly a similar design to the Rebel snub-fighters (X & Y wing) though it had a limited altitude.
In the part of the book that was left out of the movie, Luke actually does flight training in a tight canyon on Tatooine named "Beggar's Canyon" that resembles the Death Star trench. So in essence he had amazingly (well not so amazingly since it was his story) been training for the Death Star assault his entire teenage life.
The point of this other than I am a huge Original Series nerd, is that Lucas DID include back-story on why Luke was able to jump in and pick up the controls of an X-Wing so quickly. TFA gave us nothing on why Rey went from nothing to practically a force master in 5 seconds. Maybe they will explain that in the next film, but in isolation I found it laugh out loud ridiculous.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Right||
I mean, it's good that women are finally getting more major roles. However,at some point when EVERY film starts to do it it makes me think that people aren't doing it to service the story, but because Hunger Games made a lot of money, so let's do what they did.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||I love Harbaugh||
But Cracker Barrel serves disgusting food. At least for lunch/dinner. It is super cheap for sure, but I'm not sure it is really worth paying for.
Breakfast may be fine. It's hard to screw up simple breakfast.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Keith Smart||
I was wondering if anyone would bring up '87. That was a pretty amazing finish too. I'm not sure I've ever seen two 3's hit in the last 5 seconds before though (in a title game)
|4 weeks 1 day ago||God yes||
Every year it seemed like we lost to them in the tourney. Dunno why we were in their bracket every year, but we finally beat them in '89 because Rice scored 30 in every game.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Right||
Houston was just standing there watching because they didn't want to goaltend the desperation prayer. The NC State guy realized it was super short and had the presence to jump up and dunk it. Great play.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||IMO this is the real cause||
It is overuse of young arms as they are developing.
It used to be kids played a ton of different sports. Now kids specialize at a young age and, in some climates, play year round. So superstar pitchers start throwing, hard, at a young age and never stop, ever. They rack up TONS more use before they get to the pros than they would have 40 yeras ago.
Ideally, you wouldn't put a ton of stress (meaning high IP for a year) on a pitcher's arm until their mid-20's, if you could avoid it.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||I understand||
most of these people not caring about the font difference, because duh, its a font, But if you do graphic design work, how can you possibly not notice the difference? From a graphic design perspective, the fonts (at least the ones picturedin the OP) are considerably different, specifically the letters.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Well...||
it helps that we don't really CARE if he only gets us SOME top guys from NJ. If he rubs some other NJ guys the wrong way, who cares?
Rutgers can't afford that. They have to be able to go after ALL NJ talent. We can afford to have a guy who some NJ high schools don't love, as long as some others (aka welcome Rashan Gary) do.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||It isn't just that we now play Rutgers regularly||
The Big Ten is now the "regular" game on NJ TV. I know, ALL games get on TV if you are a hard-core sports fan, but the Big Ten game takes priority there now, and probably a lot more homes have BTN too..
That DOES make a difference to kids. They want their friends and family to see them play, even if they can't come to the games. And they get to watch Michigan play every week and get excited about playing here.