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|15 hours 1 min ago||Nope||
But he didn't fumble the next snap either. If we're talking on-field coaching, I think there needs to be balance. Many on here loved Hoke's cool demeanor - especially contrasted to spittle-flying-purple-Brian-Kelly. There are some players who will respond well to screaming, some who will fold, etc. Knowing how to coach everyone to get the best of their abilities is a valuable skill.
|15 hours 20 min ago||Eh...||
I think that a truly great coach coaches each player individually. Some players will respond well to Harbaugh yelling, others would fold. Let's not forget that Hoke's "it's OK" was extremly lauded after Hagerup's big mistake. That was probably exactly what the kid needed at that time.
That said, Brady may have been too far of an "it's OK" coach. I hope Harbaugh's results are better. He sure seems to know when to have a chat and when to have a yell. Hopefully he gets the best out of the players.
(As an aside, I owe you beer. I don't remember if our bet invovled another D. Rose knee surgery or Lebron going to Miami for "Therapy" that definitely didn't involve "showing up out of shape" or "potential alleged steroids*". Howeva, I'll pick a Goose Island 6 pack and get them your way somehow. A bet is a bet. And here's to a great 2nd round that the Bulls win. Found the original thread. I said D Rose would be healthy and you said that LeBron would have crap teammates - that trade was huge. That said, I'll still pay up.
*I made this up
|15 hours 56 min ago||Donation in the works||
$26.24 for the Harbaugh Guarantee Game.
I hope that next year I'm donating for a recent win...
|3 days 8 hours ago||1991 Jeep Wrangler||
red, 4 cyl, 5 speed manual. half doors and a soft top that would let fine snow through but was mostly watertight. perfect first car. slow, convertible in the summer, 4WD in the winter, no abs or traction control so I had to learn to drive without electronics. the kick parking break meant friends were terrified of the 4 pedal layout and never asked to borrow it!
|3 days 14 hours ago||You're on track||
Playing above the rim means that someone's a high flyer, or that most of their work is done through lobs, etc. Someone like DeAndre Jordan is a high flyer. Gets lots of points on lobs, goes over and through people, dunks, etc.
Playing below the rim is more about their post game, footwork, etc. He's not a freak athlete, but rather his post game at 6' 10" probably features the same post moves that mine does at 5' 11".
|5 days 11 hours ago||I went to M00N||
|5 days 15 hours ago||In Joliet on Thursday nights||
In Joliet on Thursday nights they serve a wicked pepper steak
|6 days 14 hours ago||Eh...||
That's a little big and fancy for my tastes. I liked the size of my TJ - not the LWB, and the 32" tires made midwest wheeling challenging. I'd probably go to a better 3" suspension lift, 33" tires, upgrade to D44s or a D60 rear, electronic locking axles, supercharge the straight 6 and spend way too much money on interior/soft top/hard top accessories.
|6 days 14 hours ago||Both of my Jeeps were RWD||
Floor mounted Hi & Lo ranges.
|6 days 14 hours ago||Smart on Nik||
Gotta make money off this stuff, someone will, might as well be Nik
|6 days 16 hours ago||Miata fun||
Fun =/= fast, fun can be finding the limit. A friend has a slightly built Miata (roll cage, exhaust, cold air modifications) and I remember that in straights my Jeep would own it, but he'd take turns without braking that would have rolled me.
Also saw a Miata a few months ago with the license plate "BRK L8".
The miata might be an answer to one of my future thread questions...
|6 days 16 hours ago||Not 100% surprised||
The Cayman/Boxster have always been underpowered on purporse. They are great handlers, but Porsche has to keep them from overtaking the 911.
As people below have mentioned, I'd love a CTS-V instead, but the RWD aspect would hurt me as a daily driver.
|6 days 18 hours ago||My 4:||
Daily Driver: Audi RS4 Avant Manual. I can fit 4 adults, gear, 4WD for the winter, etc.
Toy #1: '69 Camaro SS 454, black with white racing stripes
Toy #2: 996 GT2 - If I'm getting a track toy, I'll get a track toy
Toy #3: Built Jeep. Not as specific in the dream, but something that'll take me off road and work for winter days when the Audi wants to stay home.
|1 week 4 days ago||Seems about right||
Lots of D talent. Lots of questions on offense. It'll be interesting to see how many games this team wins with the defense/run ball/don't make mistakes offense. They've got some talent, definitely some building blocks here for success this year and in the future.
|2 weeks 11 hours ago||Beats the other special edition||
The Joel Goodsen edition comes with water damage and a hooker
|2 weeks 12 hours ago||Should have specified||
"DREAM" daily driver would be the RS4
|2 weeks 12 hours ago||Make it a P85D||
Warning - explicit language - and acceleration. Peak Torque at 0RPM is a beautiful thing
|2 weeks 12 hours ago||His is a turbo||
Also, FYI there are TONS of 996 Turbos that are around $40k now... Someday maybe...
|2 weeks 12 hours ago||Woodward Dream Cruise Sighting||
There's a black Porsche 550 Spyder that's been at the dream cruise the last few years. I'm sure the value is now into the 1/4 million range... I'd be a terrible (great?) owner because I'd just drive it everywhere.
|2 weeks 12 hours ago||You're cheating||
My next question was "build your dream garage", with 4-5 cars. My daily driver is an RS4 Avant with a manual... i'll save the rest for next week.
|2 weeks 12 hours ago||Yep||
But I still use the term "BCS Bowl" to describe those prestige bowls... I think that's not uncommon
|2 weeks 13 hours ago||No panic here||
What I saw was that Harbaugh has inherited a ton of talent. Not quite 2011 Hoke talent (Denard DENARD!) but it's a far cry from 2008 RichRod Talent levels. I expect the defense to be really good, if not great and the offense to start mediocre and improve to "decent" by the end of the year.
11-2 with a BCS victory seems out of reach. 9-3 with a good SEC bowl seems about right. With next year looking quite exciting.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Well it wouldn't be the||
Well it wouldn't be the driver's seat. Ejecting the driver is either the worst idea or best idea (escape!?) I've ever heard.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||I don't read manuals or instructions either||
However, aren't you at least curious what the buttons do? You should play around with features even if you don't read up on them first. Maybe you're missing out on something relevant, like fog lights or an ejector seat. You'll want to find that out.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Also - doing things efficiently||
I always hit the minimum number of buttons on the microwave. You want 1 minute, thirty seconds? It's either "time cook - 1 - 3 - 0 - start" or its "-quickstart 1 - add 30 seconds" That's right, I push 2 buttons rather than 5. I find the most efficient way to walk places, there are other examples too, but I think the microwave embodies it.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Drive in the right most lane||
This is infuriating. No one wants to deal with mergers, so they clog the highway. Poor driving manners are a huge issue that no one cares about. I have no qualms about passing idiots on the right, but when people go the speedlimit in the left lane on an empty highway... I hate them.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Happens occasionally||
The nashville predators had a "turn in a blackhawks hat or shirt & get a Preds Jersey" game recently.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||The shoe companies don't give $$ direct to the kids||
What will happen is a company (say, Adidas) will sponsor a local AAU team. Adidas will give thousands of dollars worth of gear, apparel contracts to the coaches, etc. This is all "legal". What will happen is the company then has authority and sway over the coach, one of the kid's biggest influences. The kid chooses another company's school (say, Nike) and Adidas pulls all that money away from the coach. The kid's friends who are still playing AAU now have no gear, no shoes, no sponsorships, nothing.
It's not exactly blackmail, but it's definitely a way to get indirect influence.
|3 weeks 12 hours ago||Remember||
At the end of 4 hours the losers watch the winners' opportunity to get better
|3 weeks 13 hours ago||Now just a second||
We don't know that Dr. Zoltan Kovacs is evil. We just know that he's got a brain clot and has invented miniaturization that lasts for exactly 60 minutes.