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|1 day 10 hours ago||Well, we have this:||
Well, we have this:
|1 day 10 hours ago||It was cool for the first||
It was cool for the first time but should be retired now.
|1 day 10 hours ago||I like that Rivals now tells||
I like that Rivals now tells us the specific assistant coach doing the recruiting. Completely superfluous information.
On second thought, now that we now that Tony Alford and Andre Powell are recruiting the kid, now it's all crystal clear where he's going to school.
|1 day 10 hours ago||I hope Rhino is in our||
I hope Rhino is in our playbook. I love when he actually mimes the horn.
|1 day 10 hours ago||The joke||
Look at the first five letters of "Coachella."
|1 day 10 hours ago||There is some redundant||
There is some redundant capitalization, but I don't see an actual grammar mistake in that paragraph.
|1 day 11 hours ago||This is all so amazing. For||
This is all so amazing. For all these years it's like we've been fighting with one hand tied behind our back. Now it's untied. We're throwing our institutional muscle all over the place. This is fun.
|1 day 11 hours ago||Actually, the thought of that||
Actually, the thought of that guy furiously typing out email after email, all of which will just be sent to the spam folder, is pretty funny.
|2 days 9 hours ago||That doesn't really matter,||
That doesn't really matter, though, since that game will be played before the school year starts.
|2 days 9 hours ago||My friend prefers the noon||
My friend prefers the noon games. He has to get up early, but all his driving is contained within Saturday. He can get home when it's still Saturday evening. For the 3:30 ones he can sleep in some but ends up getting home well after midnight. The night games mean basically using up his whole weekend (plus spending a bunch extra for a hotel), since he's driving in on Saturday and driving back on Sunday.
|2 days 9 hours ago||No, they're scheduled well in||
No, they're scheduled well in advance so that fans can make the necessary travel/hotel arrangements.
|2 days 9 hours ago||They are also used for lots||
They are also used for lots of 3:30 games, or even noon games when it's raining.
|2 days 9 hours ago||From your username, I'm||
From your username, I'm guessing you don't go to many home games?
When we have a night game, being at the game itself is fun but everything surrounding the game is a pain in the ass, especially the late-night drive back home. It's not something I'd want to do regularly, and my drive isn't all that far. I have a friend who comes in from Chicago and the night games are brutal on him. He's basically forced to get a hotel, and then he uses up a big chunk of Sunday driving back. He can put up with it if it's a rare occurrence but says he'll give up his tickets if we start playing them on a regular basis, and I can't blame him.
|2 days 10 hours ago||OK, I thought you were saying||
OK, I thought you were saying that but was curious. I do think it's a little disingenous for a graduate of Flint/Dearborn to simply tell people that they went to "U-M" because are going to associate that with Ann Arbor. But, no one should feel any shame about where they went to school. Only around a quarter of the adult population has a bachelor's degree, so going that far in your studies is already a solid accomplishment.
|2 days 10 hours ago||This is becoming the MGoBlog||
This is becoming the MGoBlog version of Godwin's Law. As a thread regarding athletic department decisions grows longer, the likelihood that someone will be accused of being "Dave Brandon" approaches 1.
Anyway, Brandon probably would have made the BYU game "Under the Lights IV: Holiday Bowl Rematch."
|2 days 10 hours ago||Good||
Save them for even-numbered years, when neither of the conference rivals are on the home slate.
|2 days 10 hours ago||He's not talking about||
He's not talking about cachet.
He's saying that Michigan doesn't have many caches outside of the Midwest, because we hide our stuff in our own region.
|2 days 11 hours ago||I've occasionally gotten the||
Out of curiosity, what do you tell people when they ask where you went to school?
|2 days 11 hours ago||I agree that intelligence is||
I agree that intelligence is a sensitive matter, but I'm not sure why "better student" is. They are two entirely different (though often correlated) concepts.
By definition, the best students get the best grades. They may or may not be the most intelligent, but they performed better in the classroom. If I had a B average in high school and another kid had an A average, he/she was a better student than me. I may be equally or even more intelligent, but I didn't do my job as a student as well.
On the average, Michigan admits better high school students than U-M-Flint and U-M Dearborn do. That's a straightforward observation.
|2 days 13 hours ago||because one can join it||
I guess this depends on your definition of "many".
In 2013, admitted freshmen at U-M had an ACT score range (25th to 75th percentile) of 28-32. At U-M Dearborn, the ACT range was from 21-26. At U-M Flint,. the range was 18-24.
|2 days 14 hours ago||What is your first sentence||
What is your first sentence trying to say?
|2 days 14 hours ago||because one can join it||
I don't think so. When U-M talks about having 500,000 living alumni, I don't think they're talking about the Alumni Association. Many (most?) alumni are not members of the AAUM - I'm not, personally.
|3 days 10 hours ago||Which announcer?||
|3 days 10 hours ago||There is no deadline. They||
There is no deadline. They can decide whenever. It's the same for football, incidentally.
|3 days 10 hours ago||You seem pretty easily||
You seem pretty easily amused.
|3 days 10 hours ago||Why Donovan? I don't see||
Why Donovan? I don't see what NBA connections he has besides playing one season back in the 1980s. That would be a strange hire.
|3 days 10 hours ago||Let's be careful about all||
Let's be careful about all the "we" stuff. A loud (if not obnoxious) minority does not speak for all of us. Note that virtually all "This recruit isn't good enough" posts are heavily downvoted.
|3 days 10 hours ago||Your problem is that you are||
Your problem is that you are overgeneralizing. Sure, there was the odd guy here and there who had an issue with him in 2008, but you are impugning the fanbase as a whole, which is simply not accurate or fair.
|3 days 13 hours ago||What do the large dots on the||
What do the large dots on the top chart represent?
|3 days 13 hours ago||Old news||
The guy who cooked your sandwich already posted about it.