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|4 hours 44 min ago||For Some Reason...||
For some reason, "Meatballs" comes to mind here....
"IT JUST DOESN'T MATTER!"
|6 hours 39 min ago||I Don't Know...||
It's just not the same when you have Glen Mason opening a show with "You are looking live at Mustard's Last Stand in Evanston, Illinois.....which is a bit of a shame as the Northwestern-Illinois game is actually down in Champaign."
However, I will give it a shot out of fairness.
|8 hours 31 min ago||Watching It...||
My wife and I watched the first four episodes last night - into the night as I didn't get to bed until close to 1:30 AM, which made today a long day at work, but considering how much we enjoyed those episodes, it was worth it. Anything I can enthusiastically lose sleep over like that is worth it. We plan to watch the rest of it this weekend.
|8 hours 37 min ago||Well, To Be Fair...||
Well, to be fair, at 35 years old, his career as an NFL receiver was well on its way to that, but even so, it is a good depth signing for Detroit and more than likely he makes the team. It doesn't make the Lions hugely better, but it makes them better at wide receiver. They can definitely use him - the problem (well, one of them) is that they have to narrow the, oh, 3,000 receivers to maybe six for the regular season roster.
|8 hours 41 min ago||This Thread...||
The OP was correct in that the other thread doesn't offer more than the speculation, whereas now a few outlets are indeed running with the story that he is definitely set to step down in 2020, so we can leave this thread.
There is precedent for doing this on the blog anyway - the "might happen" thread is often followed relatively quickly with the "will be happening" thread and generally we leave both because merging in this interface is hard. Actually, it isn't possible, insofar as I know.
|12 hours 45 min ago||Interesting...||
"I have a lot of energy, and I have a lot of interest in what's going on in the college space today from the operational issues, reform issues, and the existential threat," Delany said Tuesday during his annual address at Big Ten media days in Chicago. "So I will be around for a bit. Whether I'm around here for six years is probably a little bit beyond how I see it."
I mean, he'd be 74 in six years so I would be shocked if he hung around that long, particularly in this sort of position. As much as we joke about Delany essentially having the charisma of a cadaver and all the charm of one to boot, being the conference commissioner is probably one of those roles where you've seen some shit, and 27 years is a long time to hold it too.
I wonder who they would get or if they would tap someone already employed in the conference.
|15 hours 14 min ago||After That...||
You know, I've tried that a few times and for as long as people thought I was simply in that mass of people called "MGoBloggers", it worked. The problems began when I told them WHICH MGoBlogger and the whole mod thing, so I am going to wear a shirt to the next event which says "NOT a mod" and see how that goes.
|18 hours 41 min ago||You Know...||
It all goes to hell when the editor takes the day off, doesn't it?
|18 hours 51 min ago||There's That...||
There is that. For the last nearly twenty years of my life now, I have proudly been just that other asshole at the bar. I definitely know the feeling. Of course now, it's an honor to sit with the experienced assholes at the bar, but I am going to guess that even this will wear thin eventually.
In all seriousness though, happy 21st birthday, WD. Make it an excellent one.
|20 hours 13 min ago||For Contrast...||
For some contrast, here's how Massey estimates the schedule as of, well, the preseason (their formula weights recent performance too, as I recall):
Hawaii - 99%
UCF - 99%
Colorado - 93%
Penn State - 80%
Wisconsin - 66%
at Rutgers - 85%
Illinois - 88%
at Michigan State - 48%
Maryland - 87%
ay Iowa - 59%
Indiana - 83%
at Ohio State - 28%
|1 day 8 hours ago||Like Music...||
I liken it to music sometimes - you hold down a key on an organ or whatnot for an entire bar, you get a pleasant sound sometimes. You hold down the "Save" button on a post on MGoBlog, you get a pleasant posting error sometimes. It merely depends on which key and which post.
Or it could be what happens to me - mindless tapping of active control buttons on the site. Either way, you know? All I know is people ask me to delete them all the time, not realizing I would have to do it one post at a time in this version of the interface, which is why I ignore a great majority of such requests.
|1 day 11 hours ago||He May Be, But...||
He may very well be (really, he is - I am trying to be polite), but he was the second-to-last coach to get Kansas football a 10-win season - 1995, I believe. He's got that anyway, although it isn't much. He's also the man that Minnesota dumped in order to trade up for Tim Brewster, of course, so I suppose there is that too.
|1 day 13 hours ago||Oh Wow....||
My hobbies regarding Michigan are definitely not this interesting in comparison to these figures. These are great, and very well made too. Well done!
I will send a blank check and you can box these up and send them to me and we'll call it good, right? Seriously, I would really enjoy having something like this for a mantle or shelf.
|1 day 13 hours ago||Done And Done...||
The eleven (at the time of this post) people who voted for either 0-5 or 6-9 are either being facetious or smoking something very depressing.
There are 100 people right now that apparently have us in the National Championship too, of course. I like where your head is at, whoever you may be.
|1 day 16 hours ago||Lost Khakis...||
Well, if they fell into the San Joaquin River, they are probably stuck somewhere in San Francisco Bay by now, so there might be no use in looking for them if that's the case.
That being said, it is cool to see wolverines make a comeback....in many ways and all over the country as well.
|1 day 17 hours ago||Ron Simpkins...||
Didn't Simpkins wear #40 too? I think he played with the Packers for 6 years in the 1980s, but I know he eventually came back to Detroit to coach football at Western International for nearly 20 years as well. He had Michigan's total tackles record until Jarrett Irons broke it in 1996 as well, or so I recall.
|1 day 20 hours ago||American Gladiators...||
"American Gladiators" was admittedly a guilty pleasure of mine growing up. At least here in the Detroit area, it would rerun right after the second airing of that weeks episode of "Star Trek: The Next Generation", so that's usually when I would catch it. That Bob McElwee could do that and still referee NFL games was a tribute to his willingness to occasionally goof on a call on television.
|2 days 5 hours ago||You Know...|
|2 days 6 hours ago||Betamax...||
No way, man. Betamax all the way - the only problem I foresee is that it will take no less than four tapes to record the NBC Nightly News because the compression isn't too great, but if you want to be consistent with the prevailing technology in electronic news gathering about 35 years ago, that's the way to go.
|2 days 9 hours ago||I'll Give This A Go...||
5) Under, barely - I think we have several people with several hundred yards each to their name
8) Slightly over
9) Under as a baseline, but it depends on how hosed we get in a given game obviously.
10) Under, but this is me being conservative. If you include the postseason, I think 10-11 is a good baseline. Ready to be pleasantly surprised as always.
|2 days 12 hours ago||I Would Guess...||
I would guess that the person doing the downvoting either is unamused with the criticism of the apparel or would rather that everyone take this discussion over to the blog's apparel subreddit - you know, the one that doesn't exist nor can in the site's current configuration.
What I have seen of the previewed stuff so far is stuff I would pass on quite frankly, but I'll probably give MDen a look-see at the grand unveiling all the same out of curiosity regarding what we've yet to see.
|2 days 12 hours ago||What I Heard...||
I heard that they were on their way back from a punting clinic or camp in Wisconsin when this happened. Very, very tragic indeed. Cannot even imagine what their families are going through right now.
Condolences to their friends, family and respective university communities.
|2 days 17 hours ago||About That...||
Although I am not sure what is planned for the next iteration of the site (I don't remember hearing anything about drastic change or separation of forums like this), such a forum structure is definitely not supported by the current format and version of Drupal. I know there will be calls for this occasionally until we go back to non-OT mode (and we're going to experiment with better message distribution this time too), but for the time being, this particular question has been answered.
|3 days 3 hours ago||What A Jerk...||
What a jerk. I say that tomorrow he gets to wear this gem....
|3 days 6 hours ago||In The Mutara Nebula...||
Here's one of mine anyway....
|3 days 14 hours ago||The Experts...||
I think that many of the experts to which you refer have to push that as a possibility because it is still mistifying to them that someone could leave the NFL, and it hard for them to believe that any such departure may be permanent. At least, this is the narrative that they feel compelled to push - not sure if the NFL would fall in love with a story of how it has shallow, vapid people running teams and those people chase talented coaches away. Pretty sure Goodell would be on the phone about that one.
|3 days 19 hours ago||Interesting Question...||
One that I find myself thinking about right away is Kraftwerk - "Trans-Europe Express", "The Man-Machine" and "Computer World" was a pretty solid three-album run if you like old school techno, or really, the music of one of the groups that invented the genre.
How about this one? They Might Be Giants - "Lincoln", Flood" and "Apollo 18" were a pretty good three-album run as well. Still find myself playing those three quite a bit even now. My son even sings "Ana Ng" to himself now.
|3 days 19 hours ago||Embed For The Board...|
|4 days 5 hours ago||It's So Hot...||
It's so hot that I honestly considered building a fire in the fireplace so that the house would cool down a bit. The A/C only does so much after a certain point.
I also made the mistake of doing a little mulching, and I even waited until about 7:30 PM - still pretty damn hot. The bags of mulch that I let bake in the Jeep for 4 hours? Well, my car smells a little loamy at the moment, so the windows are cracked.
|4 days 6 hours ago||I Will Say...||
Yeah, I realize that polls like this are - in the end - an attempt to make the college football news cycle last all year, but I have to say that this and other positive predictions for Michigan and its players do help me make it through the offseason with a smile about what could be rather than an angsty sort of look. There is at least that.