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|7 weeks 2 days ago||BEERS AND SUBS||
BEERS AND SUBS
|7 weeks 2 days ago||UPVOTES FOR EVERYONE||
|7 weeks 5 days ago||I hope U-M makes an effort to||
I hope U-M makes an effort to keep playing the non B1G Michigan teams. I seem to recall reading that NMU wanted to keep playing U-M, but only if Michigan was also willing to play in Marquette (ie. No payday games in Ann Arbor). I wonder if any of the other Michigan schools have taken that stance.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||NOT a good year for me so||
NOT a good year for me so far.
16-16 headed into the weekend.
5 elite eight teams left
3 final four teams left.
On the upside, I picked FGCU and Ole Miss. I almost looked awesome with Southern, but stupid Gonzaga had to win.
|9 weeks 4 hours ago||Oh, I'm well aware. This||
Oh, I'm well aware. This bracket methodology is probably the only thing my History degree has been useful far.
|9 weeks 5 hours ago||I started doing brakets||
I started doing brakets before I really started following college basketball because my friends were doing a pool and I decided to get in on it. Of course, I knew nothing beyond how teams were seeded and I didn't want to go with that, so I developed my own personal mascot challenge system. I choose every games based on which mascot would win in a fight. Sometimes it's obvious (eg. a Wolverine beats a jackrabbit 10 times out of 10) but sometimes it gets interesting and you have to do some reasearch. Does a Spartan beat a Trojan (yes. A Spartan would never fall for the old wooden horse trick) Does a commodore beat a boilermaker (again, yes. Presumably the commodore has a fleet, or at least a warship , at his disposal. The Boilermaker just has a train.)
I haven't done my bracket yet this year, so I haven't had a chance to look at any particularly interesting matchups, but if you need help deciding a game, I suggest using the mascot method.
|22 weeks 5 days ago||I generally hate Ishpeming||
I generally hate Ishpeming (Go Redmen, etc. etc.) but I was so happy to see them win it all this year. Good for you, Hematites!
|22 weeks 5 days ago||I can't speak for most of||
I can't speak for most of these arenas, but I thought the write up on the Berry at NMU was pretty much spot on. I grew up going to games at the old Lakeview Arena and then the Berry and always had a great time. Also, Marquette is great and everyone should visit.
Seriously, bring us your tourism dollars.
|23 weeks 2 days ago||Yep. Pretty telling that half||
Yep. Pretty telling that half of the elite 8 teams are from the B1G (Michigan, Minnesota, Penn State and Nebraska). Too bad PSU and Minny have to play each other so there's not the potential for an all B1G Final Four.
|31 weeks 10 hours ago||you can't really tell from||
you can't really tell from the still image, but in a video replay you can see his arm get pushed into his helmet which forces the ball out, so I dont thing that rule would apply anyway.
|34 weeks 4 hours ago||Strange?||
I don't know about that. I've always thought that gymnastics was maybe the best overall display of pure strength and general athleticism in the entirety of the olympics.
|35 weeks 3 days ago||I believe you mean Michigaine||
I believe you mean Michigaine Stadium
|37 weeks 4 days ago||Short's Pandemonium Pale Ale||
Short's Pandemonium Pale Ale for now. I might switch to something harder in a bit, but I have to get up at 6:00 for work, so we'll see if that happens.
|43 weeks 4 days ago||I know you specifically||
I know you specifically mentioned hand rolled, but I'm going to completely ignore that and suggest http://international.villiger-cigars.de/en/round-and-pressed.html . Specifically the box pressed, maduro variety.
I have very little experince with cigarillos or flavored cigars, but those little Villigers cheap and a really excellent short smoke.
|43 weeks 4 days ago||Take it from me, I'm a tobacconist.||
If the price of the cigar seems too good to be true, it (of course) is. It's not at all un-common for people/stores to put fake bands on cigars and Cuban in order to prey on American tourists. If you do decide to buy them find a reputable business to purchase them from, avoid anything too touristy. If you're not willing to pay a decent amount, there's no reason to get Cubans because you'll just be paying a premium for the country of origin.
Now, if you're looking to get some Cubans just for the novelty of it, go for it. If you're expecting them to be miles ahead of what you can get in the US, don't waste your time. Yeah, a good Cuban Cohiba or Montecristo will probably be great, but it's going to cost the same or (more likely) more than an equally good, if not better cigar from Nicaragua or the Dominican Republic.
As to sneaking them back into the US I have no suggestions. I know people who have had no problems at all, and I know people who have had them confiscated, more often than not people seemt to bring them back without too much trouble. Putting them in a checked bag seems to be the easiest way. However, you should know that maintaining good humidity and temperature is crucial to keeping the cigars in good quality (70 farenheit at 70% humidity is a good rule of thumb) and maintaining this in the cargo hold of an airplane is quite difficult.
My advice? Buy a good Montecristo or Cohiba in Brazil and smoke them with a great cup of coffee. Then come back to the US and buy an Opus X or a good Padron (like the 1964 or 80th anniversario). Even better, find your local tobacconist and talk to him about what's good that he has in stock. [Time for a shameless plug->] If you're in Ann Arbor, come to Maison-Edwards and we'll get you situated.
|47 weeks 4 days ago||See||
|49 weeks 2 days ago||I would prefer to see Denmark||
I would prefer to see Denmark and The Netherlands advance, but I think Germany and The Netherlands is more likely. Portugal can go die in a fire for all I care.
|1 year 9 weeks ago||I think they'd have a hard||
I think they'd have a hard time selling out the big house, but the Crisler center might work, especially considering that it'll be newly renovated and worth showing off. I don't know the construction timeline, though. Anyone know when it's supposed to be completed?
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|1 year 19 weeks ago||The internet delivers||
|1 year 29 weeks ago||650||
Call me a pessimist.
|1 year 30 weeks ago||Similar situation here. I||
Similar situation here. I grew up in Marquette and went to tons of NMU games, but went to school at U-M. I'm always torn when these two play.
|1 year 30 weeks ago||TL;DR||
|1 year 31 weeks ago||Alternating bottles of||
Alternating bottles of Pacifico with Seagram's gin & tonics. Woo!
|1 year 31 weeks ago||It is on ESPN3, and it||
It is on ESPN3, and it doesn't look like one that's subject to blackout, so that's good news.
|1 year 31 weeks ago||True||
|1 year 31 weeks ago||Which of these Coaches played||
Which of these Coaches played their college ball in the state of Michigan?
The answer, of course, is Lloyd Carr. He played QB for Northern Michigan University in 1967.
|1 year 32 weeks ago||Diet Hate Week.||
Diet Hate Week.
|1 year 32 weeks ago||Just finishing up the WSU@UCLA game.||
I picked WSU+3.5 and I'm looking pretty smart in my pick'em pool right now.
|1 year 33 weeks ago||It's not particularly common,||
It's not particularly common, but it seems like there's always one or two in the band.