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|17 hours 42 min ago||Godspeed, Class of 2015.||
Godspeed, Class of 2015. Congrats to all of the graduates.
|1 day 2 hours ago||This would be a slight to Beilein||
This would be a slight to Beilein
|1 day 19 hours ago||Flagrant.||
|2 days 12 hours ago||Too tired for gifs, but will||
Too tired for gifs, but will take a bang. Happy (early) Friday.
|2 days 18 hours ago||Gotta populate this thread||
Gotta populate this thread with more "CONGRATS EMINA!". Great job. Go Blue.
|2 days 22 hours ago||Madison, WI||
It's spring, so I will probably see Barry Alvarez cruising in his convertible soon.
|4 days 24 min ago||Just signed up. I expect||
Just signed up. I expect nothing less than a bearded deity driving a maize and blue emblazoned vintage VW bus knocking on my door with HTTV in his hand.
|4 days 33 min ago||Brian hand-delivers every||
Brian hand-delivers every damn copy this year. Yes.
|4 days 37 min ago||Oh. My. Gawd.||
Oh. My. Gawd.
|4 days 3 hours ago||Is there a correlation||
Is there a correlation between the word count in Sam Webb's articles and likelihood for player X signing with Michigan? That was a thorough article. But I guess it deserves the word count since we're talking about a top-5 hoops recruit seriously considering Michigan. I'll refrain from getting excited since premature recruiting optimism seems to perpetually soil my soul in the end.
|4 days 23 hours ago||Hockey||
Game 7 matches are magical.
|6 days 36 min ago||Thanks, Austin. Thanks for||
Thanks, Austin. Thanks for being a class act. Thanks for working your ass off against steep odds to make it back on the basketball court. Thanks for showing your obvious love of our university. Thanks for being part of the UM family. Thanks.
|1 week 2 days ago||Upvoted for Grand Haven||
Upvoted for Grand Haven cottage vs. Marriott or Hilton analogy. Love it.
|1 week 2 days ago||And this stat really sucks||
And this stat really sucks because I moved to Madison about 14 years ago.
|1 week 2 days ago||Yes, there is a governing||
Yes, there is a governing body for the entire UW System, but each has its own particular fiefdom. Administratively, it is probably very similar to the UM "system" at the top level. I'm definitely not an expert at college administration, though.
I will say that this entire conversation would be kind of "huh?" to grads at the various UW campuses. You're a "UW-Platteville" or "UW-Stevens Point" grad, not a "UW" grad. Students at the non-Madison campus also do not get any privileges at Madison for football tickets, etc. So that seems to be a distinct difference. I didn't know that UM-Dearborn or UM-Flint could get access to football tix. When I was a UM student a couple decades ago, I honestly didn't know that UM-Dearborn or UM-Flint existed and were considered part of the UM family. I appreciate this thread because I've actually learned a ton.
|1 week 2 days ago||Les Miles: Soon to be placed||
Les Miles: Soon to be placed on the Endangered Species list? Say it ain't so.
|1 week 2 days ago||That is an epic graduation||
That is an epic graduation lid on the guy in red. Epic. What institute of higher learning is that associated with and do they have an online graduate degree program?
|1 week 3 days ago||Division III powerhouse||
Division III powerhouse University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team members will always state proudly that they are UW-Whitewater alumni, not University of Wisconsin alumni.
It is different in Wisconsin since we don't have directional schools. We have a University of Wisconsin system with distinct flavors named by city/location.
|1 week 3 days ago||Happy Bday||
Happy Bday, Mr. Hackett. This may sound creepy, but I love you.
|1 week 3 days ago||Ice cream||
Circa early 90's. I was close with a worker at an Ann Arbor ice cream shop. I later married that worker. Nothing like a closing time ice cream dish on the house.
|1 week 4 days ago||Overload||
I can't take it any longer. Too much happening, and not enough synapses to process it all.
|1 week 6 days ago||Not Minocqua. But very||
Not Minocqua. But very close. Greater metro Rhinelander region.
|1 week 6 days ago||This past weekend. We||
This past weekend. We decided to test out a northwoods (Wisconsin) bar/restaurant on a whim. We had driven past it many times, and finally succumbed to its mystique. It was a total dive, but that's OK with me. I grew up in rural Michigan, so dive bars hold a special place in my heart.
We had heard they serve pizza, so we asked for a menu. No menu available. They offered thick and thin crust pizza. My kids just wanted cheese pizza (they were getting a bad vibe). No cheese pizza was available - only pepperoni, sausage, or deluxe. That's when it finally hit me - they served frozen pizza. I laughed inside, knowing many fine northwoods establishments serve piping hot frozen pizzas. We gamely ordered a sausage thick crust and a deluxe thin. Best damn frozen pizza I ever had, maybe because I downed it with two icy cold Pabst from the tap.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||NBO||
Nuthin' But Oberon. 75+ in south-central Wisconsin. Flowering bushes are showing color. Tulips are poking through the soil. I'll be tipping an Oberon (or two) with dinner tonight.
Warm-climate folks just won't understand. IT'S F#*@#$ING SPRING!
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Novakian 4||
Novakian 4 must be used more liberally around these parts. Awesome description.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||He dunks in this video. Can||
He dunks in this video. Can everyone please relax now?
Looks like he has nice skills with either hand. I like to see that in a post player.
And it looks like his body is maturing. Go figure.
Welcome to Ann Arbor, Austin.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||I like surprises.||
I like surprises.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Summer tour t-shirts||
Are summer tour t-shirts available? I'll pick one up to hang next to my Motley Crue Summer Tour '87 t-shirt.
EDIT: I need figure out how to type umlauts.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I will now try this. Looks||
I will now try this. Looks tempting, especially slathered on mallard breasts.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||I would break the ice by||
I would break the ice by asking "What did you think about that James Voskuil floater against (XXXX) in the '92 NCAA tourney?" Things will go smoothly from there.
*What game did Voskuil hit that little floater in the lane late in the game? That was a dagger of all daggers.