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|14 weeks 3 days ago||I'm not sure about that at||
I'm not sure about that at all. Sure, some engineer at Facebook could certainly do it...but EA may not have a good way of doing it themselves.
Anyway, I agree with other posters that EA will put on whoever they think is better now. Both sides cheated so they can just do whatever they want now. I would think Denard has more national appeal, but I'm sure EA's marketing department has some actual data. Maybe there are lots of SEC fans out there to cater to.
We'll see soon.
I said in another thread that this isn't something that matters and it still isn't. Who cares? Well, I guess I'd like Denard on the cover (I assume he'll get paid). If he's not, for me not a single fuck will be given.
|14 weeks 5 days ago||Chill people. This is not||
Chill people. This is not something that matters.
EA will decide whether they want to keep it one vote based on who they think will sell more games on the cover (if they even have a strong preference). If anything, being dedicated enough to cheat might make them more inclined to accept the vote despite not following the "rules."
|15 weeks 6 days ago||Thanks! My usual site didn't||
Thanks! My usual site didn't have it, and I was dreading being "that guy" who's begging for a stream link...
|40 weeks 1 day ago||A story on this might be a||
A story on this might be a nice piece for annarbor.com too...
|40 weeks 2 days ago||My first kickstarter pledge.||
My first kickstarter pledge. I think if Brian puts a mention of this on a game recap of UFR he'll hit the $35k no problem.
|1 year 3 weeks ago||It's clearly not a violation||
It's clearly not a violation or anything, but it is kind of a funny illustration of how crazy the rules are. No cream cheese with your bagels, but have an iPad.
I am curious how far you could take this. Could you give an athlete a $6000 Alienware desktop to do homework on, as long as they had to buy their own games and give it back once they left the program?
Lets be honest...a laptop would be more useful for academics. These are going to be used mostly as toys. Sure, you can use laptops frivolously but at least they're also perfectly suited for some heavy duty work processing, can have academic software that comes with many class textbooks installed (chemistry, math, physics, etc etc)...
Anyway, I guess Michigan needs a few million dollars for some iPads now!
|1 year 39 weeks ago||If you ban people, they can||
If you ban people, they can just make a new account. That's why the slashdot style modding is in effect. I never saw his posts in that thread, because they were modded down and hidden.
|1 year 40 weeks ago||As long as we're identifying||
As long as we're identifying mystery-people, after Denard came back onto the field and did his interview with ESPN, he then was talking to a brunette wearing the Michigan throwback jersey, jeans, and knee high brown boots and some other guy dressed in normal clothes. Best I could come up with was some kind of Michigan athletic dept media, or maybe Big Ten Network? Who were they? After talking to Denard they went over into the end zone and a camera crew was filming them as well.
|1 year 42 weeks ago||I don't know, I hear this||
I don't know, I hear this from some people. I went three times when it first opened, and the food was mediocre each time. But hey, maybe just hiccups since it was new. I should give it another shot...
|1 year 42 weeks ago||I always thought Gratzi and||
I always thought Gratzi and Real Seafood were great, though I agree that Palio is nothing special. Chophouse is insanely expensive and I've never been to Carsons. Where else can you get good seafood in Ann Arbor, or high end Italian? Nothing comes to mind.
|1 year 45 weeks ago||We should make the little||
We should make the little brown jug our mascot, since we pretty much have it all the time anyway.
|2 years 5 weeks ago||If you believe in first come||
If you believe in first come first served seating, then write David Brandon a letter (it would be fine with me). Right now everyone in the stadium has an assigned seat, and while students generally don't care about the specifics so they can sit with their friends...they also shouldn't be that surprised if someone who bought a ticket at full price wants their seat. And it's probably no big deal to make space for them anyway.
It's the tradeoff in wanting to be able to scalp your tickets for profit (used to be, you needed a student ID to enter with a student ticket end of story).
|2 years 35 weeks ago||Looks great! Is there any||
Is there any possibility of getting a version that works with devices not upgraded to iOS 4.0? I have a jailbroken/unlocked iPhone 3G that I use outside the US, so I haven't been able to use the app yet.
|2 years 37 weeks ago||Well it's obvious that you||
Well it's obvious that you hate this Heywood guy for whatever reason, but your response sounds like you're a defense attorney or something. Which is fine, but you keep bringing up how the writer has an "agenda" and is "biased" etc. Well you clearly are as well.
Regardless of the author the article was pretty reasonably written, it was thorough and it wasn't inflammatory and it relied on lots of facts and quotes. You seem oddly to be most angry that they didn't include a link to the police report. That would have been nice, but it's common for newspapers to do this as well.
I also see a lot of typical blame the victim arguments in your piece. "What did she really think was going to happen next?" Not really relevant.
Anyway, next time you fisk an article I suggest you not respond to every line, and not respond with arguments that are more flawed and biased than the original. This is clearly a newsworthy story about prosecutorial discretion, and would be if it were about Michigan players or just random joes off the street.
|2 years 37 weeks ago||I sat in the corner opposite||
I sat in the corner opposite the students last week, and it was pretty much full by kickoff. Students don't arrive early for noon games.
|2 years 37 weeks ago||Umm...isn't the spirit of the||
Umm...isn't the spirit of the law exactly the same as the letter of the law in this case? They consider hurdling to be a play that has an elevated risk of injury, the spirit of the law is to try to ban it.
|2 years 38 weeks ago||Crist is still inexperienced and||
Crist is still inexperienced and the team still hasn't had much time to practice Kelly's system.
We all have seen what a difference one offseason can make, and Kelley has a lot of blue chip guys at his disposal.
|2 years 39 weeks ago||Paul Anger's a hack too, I'm||
Paul Anger's a hack too, I'm sure they'll claim that the comma in the sentence was switching back to Drew's opinion from what Crist was saying. Of course he's still wrong about who threw the interception but he can say he just confused that fact.
I think he meant it exactly the way it was written, but they won't have trouble whitewashing this.
|2 years 40 weeks ago||I know we're all excited||
I know we're all excited here, but I really don't think TP is feeling too stupid about being the starting quarterback for the #2 team in the country with a strong chance of winnng a national championship and the heisman. Probably he's cool with that.
|2 years 41 weeks ago||They're welcome to celebrate||
They're welcome to celebrate as enthusiastically as they want, with the team. It's just when the celebration is directed at the crowd that you get into trouble. It's a fair enough rule IMO because any scorer ought to be content to celebrate with his team and not by showboating for the crowd.
I thought they were fine all day yesterday, there was one that was pushing the line, I think it was Shaw. Fortunately the ref kind of got in his way and headed him off after 3-4 seconds, nice of him to do that instead of just standing back and having to throw a flag.
|2 years 41 weeks ago||Kind of a muddled argument.||
Kind of a muddled argument. First it says it's because of Title IX, then at the end casually mentions that Lacrosse wouldn't be a positive-revenue sport. I'd say that's at least as important a factor...probably more, when you consider that Michigan maintains a smaller portfolio of varsity teams than other B10 schools.
Anyway, i don't get the Title IX complaint. If they add a men's team they can add a women's team too. It's one thing to say Title IX is to blame for a team getting cut, but for new teams there's no reason not to add one for each gender.
|2 years 41 weeks ago||He maybe said that last year||
He maybe said that last year or something, but last I heard Denard has not been taking reps at any other position this year.
|2 years 41 weeks ago||Now that he's brought it up,||
Now that he's brought it up, maybe we can have Denard play cornerback! And all the other defensive positions too.
|2 years 42 weeks ago||It's hard to see how anyone||
It's hard to see how anyone could simulate Michigan this year, with so many positions completely unknown, first among them QB....
|2 years 43 weeks ago||Bring on the||
Bring on the super-conferences. Only thing that might get us back in the same division it seems. I assume in a 16-team conference they'd worry a bit less about 2 consecutive games, which is unlikely to happen even now....
|2 years 44 weeks ago||I couldn't care less about||
I couldn't care less about points, once you're above 20 who cares how the system works. The new post format, I dunno...probably just takes getting used to.
I would say that these to me are just changes, not really improvements. What I'd like to see as improvements are things like a good mobile site, cuz mgoblog is really tough to read on a phone.
|2 years 51 weeks ago||There's no doubt that||
There's no doubt that gymnastics is a sport, and syncronized swimming, so I don't see how cheerleading could be ruled to not be a sport.
|3 years 12 hours ago||I have an iPhone and have||
I have an iPhone and have never even tried an Android phone but this seems pretty biased to me.
1) My iPhone battery lasts maybe 6 hours of normal use throughout the day. I don't know that the droid is any better, but you're implying that the iPhone has a good battery situation when it's actually rather poor. I need to find a way to charge during the the middle of the day at least once. Furthermore, multitasking is a choice and if you'd rather not run an app in the background then don't! Not even allowing the choice is not a "feature"
2) Again, flash is a choice. If you don't want to run it, then don't. Not even allowing the choice is not a "feature"
3) I don't think many users care at all about the Ad platform on their phone, it's an issue that app developers and advertisers are more likely to worry about. However if you do want to worry about the ads as a user, iAd has been promoted to advertisers as being able to do things like display full screen ads that the user can't dismiss, or must interact with to dismiss. Frankly I prefer iAd. And I doubt that Apple will be giving any more revenue to develpers than they have to, or than AdMob is now.
|3 years 4 days ago||That guy they interviewed||
That guy they interviewed seemed to have no clue what to say...he said no one thought it would pass, but then they got some presentations from various groups like the NHL and people changed their minds.
So...he's saying that the NHL thought this was a good idea??
|3 years 1 week ago||I think the risks are||
I think the risks are significant, but you're right that there are a lot of countermeasures available if you have the $$$. From what I read she had 3 emergency beacons, and an emergency raft with an extreme weather suit. But that needing those is extremely unlikely because her boat is designed for round the world travel, has watertight living compartments and is fine even if it capsizes.
The main issue is probably more one of good judgement...is she mature enough to always use a safety harness on deck during poor weather, etc.