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|20 hours 42 min ago||How||
How about chug a large Sprite Slurpee. The brain freeze would be unbearable.
|1 week 3 days ago||Simple||
1a: Megalomanik - Started the Lloyd Brady photoshop thread. One of my most memorable evenings on the MgoBoards.
1b: Don - beacause he's Don, and that one time somebody tried stealing his avatar.
|1 week 4 days ago||Jack White||
Every time I'm listening to an MGoPodcast and Brian works in a Jack White song for an interlude...
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Withholding judgement||
I'm going to attempt to withhold judgement on the OL until we see them go against other teams. Our obnoxiously inexperienced 2nd string OL should get beat consistently by our experienced 1st string DL.
It's going to be another year of tight games. We have difference makers on defense. Very good starting QB and WRs on offense. Then there's the inexperienced and unproven OL and RBs. Defense should keep us in all of the games. I expect the OL to blow 4 or 5 drives per game with TFLs, Sacks, and Penalties.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||You know||
You know there will be some number fudging and other efforts to get those tickets into people's hands.
Hell, when the Suites first opened they had trouble selling them all so they loaned/rented them out to University departments.
I imagine an all-staff email going out soon about cheap tickets.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Still angers me||
It still angers me that we pulled the stupid "Warm up in normal uniforms, go back into the locker room and change into Uniformz before the start of the game" bullshit.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||FOIA||
Is there any way to FOIA UofM jersey sales revenue? I want to see exactly what these things do to the bottom line so we can put the "Kids love them" thing to rest.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Plaid||
If we're going to do this, go all the fucking way. Maize, Blue, and White plaid pants with maize and blue bumble bee high socks.
|4 weeks 4 hours ago||It'll be interesting||
It'll be interesting to see how they transition from being the disrespected doormat to respected contender. Its a completely different mindset to transition to.
|4 weeks 20 hours ago||I'm gonna be that guy||
I'm gonna be that guy and say something passive aggressive about how Harris' top 5 consists of 4 $EC schools, and O$U.
So there. It has been said.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||So sick of Comcast||
I definitely agree re: going into the Comcast offices.
You would think being a customer for over a decade would earn some loyalty, but no. I steadily watched my bill creep from $130 to $170, and finally to $205. Eventually, what I did, was cancel out right. I turned down every single one of their offers over the phone and stuck to my guns for canceling.
Once I went in to the office and handed them all the hardware, that's when they made me the best deal. They gave me everything I had for $105 per month for 12 months. Then after that was over, it only went up to $130.
Do everything you can to show that you are a flight risk, and they'll do everything they can to make you happy. They bully people on the phones because it works a high percentage of the time. You have to show that you're an exception to the rules they've developed.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||There's||
There's delicious BBQ?
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Yay||
|5 weeks 3 days ago||I believe||
I believe the code to unlock NBA Trey Burke is U-U-D-D-L-R-L-R-B-A-Start
|6 weeks 1 hour ago||Lotto||
One league I'm in uses the pick-4 lotto. Everybody gets a designated drawing over the course of X days. Highest gets 1st pick.
|7 weeks 2 hours ago||Mascot and||
I'm predicting a Mascot and some sort of sponsored gluttony challenge. To complete the minor-leaguification.
"The Domino's Pizza 4 larges before halftime challenge."
"The 8 pounds of Mac 'N Cheese challenge, sponsored by Kraft."
"The Buffalo Wild Wings Blazin' Challenge - eat 50 wings in 10 minutes and we upgrade your seats to a suite!"
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Yikes||
Yikes, that's how you end up with spit in your food, Mr. Elway.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Sad||
Yes times have improved in that we're hearing Michigan and Kentucky in the same breath, but I agree. I still default to feeling we'll never sign the kid as soon as we go up against a Kentucky/Duke/UNC.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Jimmer||
Nik is Jimmer... Except 4 inches taller, can dribble, can play the pick and roll, and can pass.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Impressive||
Impressive, but what do the flight trackers say?
Because I live for Cleveland Schadenfreude, I hope this is all part an elaborate troll.
|8 weeks 1 hour ago||I hate to say this||
I hate to say this, but I like how Narduzzi does things. In the booth for the first 3 quarters, on the ground for the last quarter. By then you've seen their schemes and now it's time to be in the middel of the fight.
|8 weeks 4 hours ago||Game management||
I admittedly don't watch much OSU, but was curious about you saying our game management is better. Given our inability to conduct a 2-minute drill to save our lives, and the cluster f***ery that was UM v Northwestern the last couple years... Can OSU's really be worse?
|9 weeks 1 day ago||But||
But how does she feel about American flag speedos and chiuauas?
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Needs||
The Pistons basically need everything except a starting center. Losing their first round pick really hurt.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||At this point||
At this point, I'd say we're safe for another season. The NBA didn't steal any NCAA coaches and there really weren't any high profile NCAA firings this year to trickle down to mid majors having to do coaching searches.
It's only a matter of time though. I think the secret is out how good our assistants are.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||They||
They were nazis Walter?
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Agreed||
Agreed. The telecom companys are operating like the 5 families in The Godfather. They all agree to stay out of each other's turf and, now with Net Nuetrality near dead, they'll be sending Tiny down to your grandpa's party store and charging him extra to operate in "their" neighborhood.
They've even gone as far as reaching non-compete clauses with city government's in exchange for the governments agreement to not install government run fiber. Because it is actually super affordable for local governments to instal fiber.
The first major dominos that need to be toppled over are the colluded shared monolpoly that the cable companies have.
The second major domino is classifying the internet as a utility. It is safe to say that the internet is more important than land-line telephone now-a-days.
The third major domino is some kind of ruling that stops the ESPNs and AMCs of the world from creating n-ary networks that they then bundle to the telecoms, who force the prices down to the customer.
Unfortunately we'll likely never see it in our day. Netflix and Google are helping, but they'll only get so far.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Basically||
Aereo definitely exploited a convenient loophole in the law. The law is there to protect the folks who want to put an antenna on their roofs and still receive broadcast televsion. I suppose it was only a matter of time before somebody found a way to monetize that.
It's disappointing because in 2 years Aereo has built a system that is far superior to Comcast's. Their guide is easier to use. Their DVR is better. More connectivity options. Everything.
But yes, it all comes down to greed. If Aereo were allowed to exist, then the deals that Comcast, DirecTV, etc. have with NBC/ABC/CBS/Fox would have to be redone.
Then NBC can't afford to pay the NFL. Then the NFL moves to 100% cable.
If anything, this ruling shows more than ever that we need a truly a la carte model. People are more than willing to pay $8 per month just for 10 basic channels, as Aereo has proven.
Corporate greed keeps us from having nice things.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||Obvious||
Obvious damage control is obvious.
Bbbbbut juuuuuudge! We've already made all these improvements so the athletes can really be students. Please let us keep our bags of money.
|10 weeks 14 hours ago||Hoops||
The way that people who had held hoops season tickets for the decade of suck only to be relocated now that the team is good and people with deep pockets wanted to start going to the games really rubbed me the wrong way.
Better monetizing your product is one thing. Spitting in the face of loyalty to get there is another.