well that's just, like, your opinion, man
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|1 day 8 hours ago||Where's W-D with the Nike swag update||
from mDen for today?
|2 days 7 hours ago||I am guessing that more students from Michigan||
go to Michigan than did so in 1983-87. So I am not buying that.
|2 days 21 hours ago||Exactly||
The irony here is the exact city who the State Legislature has blocked from passing pro LGBT ordinances is the one that has been punished the most by the withdrawal of an employer and now the NBA all-star game.
Why those same entities would not come out in support of the city instead is a shame.
|1 week 5 days ago||Two thoughts there||
I appreciate your trying to understand the point of view.
My response to that point of view:
1) Paterno reportedly had several opportunities to truly stand up for those values he espoused, and he failed to do so.
2) Reading today's news, there were several additional coaches and assistants who witnessed or heard of things and could also have lived up to the values.
3) Given 2, there must have been general knowledge of odd behavior (which has been alleged in the court documents) that the very people who want the statue put back themselves knew about.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Eid Mubarak then||
and thank you to the OP and several of the commentors for educating me a little bit more.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Jeep||
any CJ or Wrangler will do. Willy's would make it most Americanest.
6 or 8 cylinder
3-4" lift (if you go too high you may not make it under obstacles)
34" mud tires
sway bar disconnects and axle lockers
steel bumpers and slider bars
no doors, no carpets, spiderwebshade top
somewhere in Colorado or Utah with camping gear, a collection of spare parts and two extra jerry cans of fuel.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Maybe AIRBHG like music||
I'm thinking the music scene is better in Athens than Iowa City.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Yeah there's runnin'||
like a jack rabbit, and there's RUNNING through brick walls or grabby slabs o'beef.
The Diesel Sandy Baby!
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Yawn||
whoops, we didn't mean for those NC trophies to be there. Have some cream cheese with your bagel ....
|3 weeks 23 hours ago||Now, now||
We have to be nice to Hawaii. Their AD is a Michigan grad and my frat brother.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Have you driven in Boston?||
Between the drivers and the streets you leave the city feeling like you do after driving through pouring rain for hours - exhausted.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||The European sizing||
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Better title maybe||
- but still not much content
I think I would have erred on the side of not posting.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||I believe that OSU performs to expectation --||
especially when they play us -- and our guys have to play really hard to beat those fuckers.
MSU plays above expectations -- especially when they play us too -- and our guys have to play really hard to keep those fuckers where they belong.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Mid July ....||
He took the June SAT. Hopefully he scores where he needs to be.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||If you look more recently||
at the 'Bama teams, it seems like they have a first year quarterback each year (including last year's NC team). I think Saban prefers the safe - don't f it up - old man Rudock types. It's like dad doesn't give you the keys to the car until senior year in high school.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||My son broke his arm on a cruise||
The ship had a Cuban doctor and a Russian nurse. She reminded me of the pipeline worker in The Living Daylights.
Anyway, the dynamic between doctor and nurse as we set my son's forearm (we meaning I pulled one end while the doctor pulled the other) was very interesting. It was clear between the size dynamic and the former communist state hierachy dynamic that the nurse was in charge in that sick bay.
(Note: the lesson learned was make sure you buy trip insurance on cruises. I had it, and was thankful to get my son home most expenses covered to be operated on.)
|4 weeks 5 days ago||'76 Spitfire would not start at MCDonalds after lunch||
My buddy and I had to run two miles back to our high school and missed part of final exams.
Another time we got in his 69 Camaro after school, the carburetor backfired, and the car burned to the ground in the school parking lot with everyone watching. Will never forget the flames coming out of the dash as we got out.
Near disaster: parking brake cable popped on the boat ramp. Fortunately I was still in the Jeep or the whole rig may have rolled into the lake.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||What bugs me is the endowment||
Michigan runs a constant capital campaign, and the bulk of that money funnels into the endowment, or facilities apparently.
Unlike Northwestern with a similar student body, and lower endowment, or Duke or other Ivys with similar per student endowments, Michigan uses very little of that endowment for scholarship. (Run the net price calculator on collegeboard for Michigan, Duke, Cornell, and Northwestern.)
The net effect is a much larger percent of very wealthy out of state or country students (who subsidize in state students since the state no longer does). At roughly half the student population, this makes the economic diversity of the student body much more lopsided than it should be. (i.e., they keep flapping their wings about why the student body isn't more diverse - mind staggering cost is why).
Suggestion: If this is an issue to you, and you give money to the Michigan capital campaigns, call the college or department of your choice within the University, and find out how you can contribute to a scholarship fund, rather than (or in addition to) the general capital campaign.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||I know they are tracking and showing interest||
in guys in North Carolina. There is a guy Tom Shanahan who wrote a book on MSU (Raye of Light) and is a local sports journalist. He covers games here locally, and he's frequently on the sidelines, while keeping tabs on plays and player stats. One of the receivers at Panther Creek has interest from MSU - and I think Tom was the scout.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Can't pick between three||
for best: 71 240z, 84 Carrera, 08 Wrangler Rubicon.
Each had/s warts (rust, miniscule A/C vents and massive oversteer if not driven right, oil consumption and stupid plastic clips on transfer case linkage), all three a joy to drive and work on. Wish I had kept the first two. I also wish the diesel Wrangler had made it into the US market (same testing cost constraints).
Worst: 04 BMW 530i with manual and sport package. Whatever software they had in the car (most likely for US market automatics), constrained power at 5000 rpm. You'd just start to really sink into the seat and boom, you're into your seatbelt, then back into your seat for the rest of the way up to redline (an exaggeration would be the Apollo 13 launch scene). It took them my full 4 years of ownership with constant reflashes to fix it. Was never happy with the car, especially for the price. Will never buy a BMW again.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||yeah well you're still||
linked to the rear end hydraulically with that rubber band feeling when you hit the gas.
Direct linkage, direct control.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||No Denard to balance||
|5 weeks 6 days ago||His detailer had||
a sense of humor then. That is pretty funny.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Medium Heavy or Light Old Man Emu||
Hey, has anybody had experience with Medium Heavy rear Old Man Emu 2-1/2" lift springs on a 4 door Jeep JK? I went with the recommended light springs, but the back end feels wallowy with the hard top on - especially with teenage sons in the back seat. ARB USA says the ride may be a little harsh with the Medium Heavy springs.
I do not have a heavy rear bumper and spare tire mount.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Right||
So the old school locks on the early Bronco my dad had were the get out and twist kind. Those were lockers, and when you unlocked them you had to back up 10 feet to fully disengage.
The transfer case 2WD, to 4WH to 4WL was a different lever inside the Bronco on the tunnel. (The shifter was a three on the tree.)
Most new 4WD vehicles do not come with lockers and are just push button between modes or have a lever like on my Jeep JK. Some (like my Rubicon) have electronic bush button lockers - others are retrofitted with either old school manuals (Warn) or air activated (ARB or Detroit Locker).
The advantage of lockers are all four wheels are turning all the time. Your turning radius is much reduced, but if one wheel starts slipping, the others keep going which is really useful in mud, sand or snow. Without lockers, unless you have good traction control, the slipping wheel just spins.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||I'm ex-Navy||
So Midway is one of my favorites. Also liked They Were Expendable, and In Harm's Way.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||It's OK, as long as it was 2 - 4am||
and you had a designated driver for the Taco Bell run.
I think even 50 year olds can have that priority now and then.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||I met a play under Bo a few years back||
He was a center, and he was in pretty bad shape with Parkinson's like symptoms. I am pretty sure Bo would have been on the side of taking care of former players.
I think injuries sustained playing in college should be covered for life. CTE can't be diagnosed, so CTE outcomes should be covered as well.
Stop building palaces with the revenue, and start insuring players.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||give him the benefit of the doubt||
I read this as an indirect illustration of why men would be unaware of the trauma women undergo when assaulted, and therefore shouldn't make black and white comments - not humor.