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|1 hour 4 min ago||Where is THE_KNOWLEDGE?||
Where is THE_KNOWLEDGE?
|1 day 22 hours ago||Why do WASPs not go to||
Why do WASPs not go to orgies?
Too many thank-you notes.
|1 day 22 hours ago||DYSLEXICS UNTIE!||
|2 days 2 hours ago||Fear level for OSU, on a||
Fear level for OSU, on a scale of 1-10, can be heard in this video.
|2 days 3 hours ago||Find a bar that's showing||
Find a bar that's showing multiple games. Go to it. I only have one TV, and a season's worth of games at bars is definitely cheaper than even buying a second one, let alone a third.
|2 days 4 hours ago||Among koalas' skills you||
Among koalas' skills you forgot ATTAAAACK.
|2 days 22 hours ago||I love Draftageddon. Haters||
I love Draftageddon. Haters gonna hate, hate hate, hate hate.
|3 days 3 hours ago||FYI, you have my favorite||
DOUBLE POST. Balls.
|3 days 3 hours ago||Thread necromancy in||
Thread necromancy in anticipation of a season during which I will prefer to watch games with others, rather than alone in my house, weeping with frustration into a couch pillow.
One major addition to the scene is RFD in Chinatown, which is now the official Alumni Association game watching bar in DC. It's big and they have a jillion beers (including the first and only Deschutes tap in the city, as of this past spring) and lots of TVs. Michigan game specials include $4 Bell's and $15 craft beer buckets. As a number of MGoWashingtonians can attest after Brian's recent appearance, their IT is not exactly top-notch. Games are on satellite so if it's storming outside the feeds can get messed up, although in fairness I think that's true of most bars.
Kangaroo Boxing Club is okay if you can get there in time to have a clear view of a TV. As previous commenters have mentioned, it's small and cramped. Lots of obstructed-view seats. The barbecue and comfort food is pretty solid, and they have a good if limited (compared to RFD) beer selection. Their "Michigan Drinking and Yelling" shirts are cool and good if you're into that kind of thing.
Buffalo Billiards does get very crowded, but IMHO the huge crowd can be fun -- 300 people singing the fight song together is exciting. Used to be the official Alumni Association bar but has ceded that title to RFD, as noted above. Even when they were the official AA bar, they weren't just a Michigan bar, so there are usually other games on.
The other official AA bar in the area is still Tommy Joe's, in Bethesda. I've never been, and I grew up in Silver Spring so I have a congenital dislike of Bethesda. YMMV.
Anyone else have updates or recommendations for where to watch games?
|3 days 4 hours ago||FYI, you have my favorite||
FYI, you have my favorite MGoUsername, although possibly for reasons that you will not understand unless you are from DC or the Maryland suburbs of DC.
|3 days 4 hours ago||fergusg: Put a comment in the||
fergusg: Put a comment in the thread so I can upvote you and have it count. This is great.
|4 days 53 min ago||Aw god damn it, if you aren't||
Aw god damn it, if you aren't right that it's more common to say "another thing coming." Guess I've been mishearing people being wrong all these years.
"Another thing coming" makes no sense. I hate everyone.
|4 days 58 min ago||That would be stunning, given||
That would be stunning, given the way OSU is likely to steamroll everyone this year. But he could be second-team for sure. 2500 yards, 25/6, 67% completion seems within reach and in the B1G that would be good enough.
Also, that stat line would mean we probably won 9+ games, which would be lovely.
God I'm sick of speculating.
|1 week 2 hours ago||He means "another think||
He means "another think coming." Is the whole book this badly copy edited?
|1 week 1 day ago||For twelve years now I have||
For twelve years now I have harbored a fantasy of stealing a block-M waffle maker from East Quad. Alas, I never had the halls I try it.
|2 weeks 3 hours ago||Seems like it might be pretty||
Seems like it might be pretty crappy parenting by Snoop. If the kid never wanted to play and had to be incentivized to with money as a six-year-old, then maybe it's for the best that he quits now.
I'd kill to be athletic enough to have been recruited by UCLA as a high-schooler, but I can't blame the kid for not wanting to play football.
|2 weeks 22 hours ago||(No subject)||
|2 weeks 23 hours ago||I think you meant "domino's||
I think you meant "domino's will starts to fall," but I can't quite figure out what that is supposed to mean. Since when do dominoes have will?
|2 weeks 1 day ago||to the tune of "the spirit of radio" by rush||
Begin the day with a friendly voice
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Books, books, all the books.||
Books, books, all the books. I'm on pace to read around 40 this year.
Oh, also, Michigan football.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||I think Brian Jacques wished||
I think Brian Jacques wished he'd become a cook. Seriously there were like 40 pages describing feasts in every single one of those books.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||My n=1 experience is||
My n=1 experience is universally applicable!!11!!!!
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Good night for this activity.||
Good night for this activity. The Perseid meteor shower is going to peak around 3-4 AM. You can grab a bottle of whiskey, lie down, watch the shooting stars, and ponder just how small Bryan Mone's femur is on the grand scale of the universe, how fleeting are bone fractures.
It's a lot bigger than your femur, though, to be clear. And not fleeting enough to not suck for this year.
You know, if it's true.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Yeah and overall accuracy was||
Yeah and overall accuracy was something like 75%. I wonder if how much better that is than a fan guessing at home based purely on down, distance, and personnel, let alone an NFL defensive coordinator or a middle linebacker in the midst of the game.
Now that I think about it, probably a lot better than the casual fan. But than the pros?
|2 weeks 2 days ago||This is actually not true.||
This is actually not true.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Here's hoping he catches on||
Here's hoping he catches on with a team that's less stacked at WR. Pittsburgh is gonna score like a bajillion points this year.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||It's the logical extension of||
It's the logical extension (by inversion) of the Boise State blue-jersey-blue-field strategy. Brilliant.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||The other thing you can do||
The other thing you can do with more money is set aside a pot for secondary prizes. In my league this year we're doing a $75 buy-in for the 10 teams. Overall winner gets $400, runner-up gets $100, and the remaining $250 gets split into a lot of smaller prizes for things like highest single-game margin of victory, highest single-game point total by an individual player, etc.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||There is a league that does||
There is a league that does this IRL. Wonderful, wonderful results. For example: