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|1 day 5 hours ago||Welp - the Compliance Department||
just got a call, and are pulling out the minor violation reporting forms and the NCAA Bylaws for Dummies book...
|1 day 6 hours ago||He found what gets||
clicks and stuck to the persona - like Omarosa on the Apprentice - everyone has a character role to play that gets eyeballs to tune in.
|2 days 23 hours ago||I agree that the game day experience feels||
different now that you don't have bowl meets sky, and there is something less communal with the varied hierarchy in seating (not that a hierarchy between endzone and midfield didn't exist before). Seeing the towers as you walk up, and having them as a back stop when you first walk in does change the perception.
However - the towers and the score boards (even if misused) are very nicely done, being there at night is a whole different experience, and the stadium looks so much better from the outside. And despite loving the letters on top of the old box, the old box was hideous.
I think it had to be done, and it was done very, very well.
|3 days 3 hours ago||Or folks could just realize||
certain employers have established rules for employment beyond the laws of some states as a per-requisite for earning a lot of money, and those folks could just follow the rules like many others who'd like those jobs are.
|3 days 22 hours ago||I have a circa 2007 Nike T shirt||
and it is bright yellow.
I think maize is in the eye of whatever is available at the Asian point of manufacture that week.
|5 days 7 hours ago||waiting mgoblue.com video||
is the only thing I use Internet Explorer for.
|6 days 3 min ago||I am going to guess that nyquist||
is not paid millions of dollars based on an ability to shoot a basketball, and the occupation nyquist has does not allow for the focus on practicing basketball for hours a day.
While 90% may be high - you would think many college and professional players' free throw percentages would be higher than they are given the level of the game they are playing in, and the time they spend practicing.
|6 days 2 hours ago||That and weather forecasters||
I just can't figure it out.
|6 days 2 hours ago||I thought they are up||
somewhere in the public concourses already? Perhaps only on the club level?
|1 week 1 day ago||Everybody in line||
should give Gardner a hug.
|1 week 4 days ago||Morans!||
|1 week 5 days ago||I think people are grasping at straws||
on some of these comparisons. I seem to recall Rich Rod's and Hoke's first practices being immediately tougher and harder than the last regime. (OMG we run so much. OMG they didn't use sleds.)
I am guessing a good part of that is spin, and the rest is player stress - yes they actually try harder in a situation where they are not comfortable where they stand with the new coaches and the practice format emphasizes different points. I am also guessing the last mental reference point (i.e., in season practice versus say fall camp) makes a difference too.
At some point the honeymoon will wear off (remember Brady Hoke poops gold or eeeeeeee Barwis), and we'll be down some form of "married life", at which point the former girlfriends may have redeeming values that we miss.
|1 week 6 days ago||Clearly somebody got the banhammer||
farther up. Though in my the-dog-woke-me-up-to-go-out-at-5am-and-I've-only-had-one-cup-of coffee frame of mind, it took me about 15 posts of people calling each other morons for no apparent reason to figure it out.
As for not making the NIT - sucks.
A big thanks to the team for grinding through this season. Clearly those guys gave every thing they had. Go Blue!
|1 week 6 days ago||Seems like every year||
since the Tate / Denard / Devin spring game someone says this, and every one of those years our offense struggled in the regular season.
So let's put a stop to this platitude shall we?
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Max Zorin||
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Yeah - suffering from||
Lack - a - QB since Hennessy ripped his arm out of socket in 2007.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Program Manager||
Lifted Unlimited Rubicon
When I go into work I am quite fine driving to work muddy, park where I want with no fear, can create a space if needed
SAP consultant neighbor with the Aston can kiss my ass, I've pulled his FJ out of the mud twice. I get way more "like your Jeep" comments than I got "like your BMW" when I had a 535i.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Georgetown insisted we were getting the same exact education||
In fact the diploma doesn't specify executive - just Magistratum in Negotio Administrando (the whole thing is in Latin). So I just have it as MBA in International Business on my resume. I do that because at the time Georgetown felt there were some EMBAs that were not the same as a MBA. (Interested if people think this is "Brian Williams-ing" it.)
I did a one week exec Marking class at Ross later too, and have a few friends who did the Duke Fuqua exec program. All were positive experiences. My advice, if there is a top 25 or so MBA school near you, you can get into the Exec program, and it is a full MBA - being local cuts back on the bills, gives you better access to campus, and saves you a few hours for all that time you'll need for studying.
One thing: the Ivy full time MBA types are still going to look down their noses at you. If it is the plum "leadership development rotation" corporate jobs or McKinsey-level consulting you are aiming for, then you'd better go for a top full time program.
|3 weeks 1 min ago||I did my EMBA at Georgetown||
At the time I was 8 years out of a BSE in NA&ME from Michigan working government consulting at Booz Allen. My goal was to stay at Booz and shift to the commercial side but I ended up taking a strategy job at Ericsson instead.
I did find what I was learning immediately applicable at work. I was promoted into a management role largely from my ability to provide a business focus in positioning our practice with our client. I also did a root cause analysis for the client that helped with significant schedule delay problems.
The jump to Ericsson was probably about a 30% increase, and I still think the degree gives me and edge as far as understanding the strategic big picture in every thing I do.
Net: I believe it paid off even while I was still in the program, and certainly the first 3 or 4 years after.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Yep - this is a frequent discussion in my house||
My oldest son has a merit based full tuition + scholarship to Alabama (Engineering for CS). The debate there is debt free at graduation, versus one to two nice new cars worth of debt graduating from NC State Engineering. He wants the flexibility to pursue less mainstream or startup options, so is choosing the no debt route. There are better intellectual and cultural fits for him, but he is using reasonable objective logic.
My middle son wants to go to Michigan, or another top engineering school. The discussion is maybe by co-oping or an ROTC scholarship (like I did) that is doable. Right now, Georgia Tech is the higher likely candidate because it is $40K less across four years, and has a better co-op program and semester abroad program for engineers.
As much as Michigan tops every search criteria every time we look - out of state tuition really makes that choice very, very hard to pursue.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Maybe make Bo's "dress"||
Maize or Blue ...
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Needs some work||
JH needs Khakis to make this google-safe
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Irregardless||
It is the name of a long standing cafe in Raliegh that specializes in vegetarian dishes, and live music.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||To be fair||
there are five OT eye glazers
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Do we really need another post||
on the same interview that was covered in several posts last week?
|4 weeks 4 days ago||I thought your Wife / Avatar||
was more double jigger shaped, or like a 2 cones day shape ... or did that not pass Google regs?
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Get you nautical terminology correct swabby||
that would be a head ye are referrin' to.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Those quick release pins||
for the facemask can be a pain in the ass to re-attach with mud an grit in them too.
At least now I know the reason for them.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Visors are a pain in the ass||
not one JV game goes by and some player isn't asking me to remove his visor from his helmet quick before he has to get back into the game.
(This from a volunteer equipment manager's point of view.)
|4 weeks 4 days ago||That lasts a day or two||
Then you get no smiles -- unless they totally think no one is looking -- until they come off.