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|1 day 7 hours ago||which, incidentally, was set||
which, incidentally, was set in c-bus, ohio.
|2 days 1 hour ago||You put the Tiger Woods of||
You put the Tiger Woods of the early aughts head-to-head with any of the players on any of the courses today and he would still be a dominant force, and probably the best player out there. Yes, the field has caught up, but it's a combination of a stronger field AND the downgrade in Tiger's play (for whatever reasons). You take one of those elements out of the equation (either the field hasn't improved or Tiger sustains his previous level of play) and he's still the best golfer in the world.
|2 days 4 hours ago||Embed for the board||
EDIT: Doh, OP edited with the tweet right before I posted this!
|2 days 5 hours ago||His body is pretty wrecked in||
His body is pretty wrecked in general, too. I think a lot of it goes to the power game. Since he bulked up, seems he lost some flexibility. Constant injuries, too. I honestly just don't think he's as driven as he was. He was untouchable (in more ways than one), now he's still really good, but not the unquestioned best.
And geez, can you even imagine what it must be like to be the unequivocal "best" at anything in your generation? Because that's what he was, no question.
|2 days 7 hours ago||"many less affluent are||
It works both ways.
|2 days 7 hours ago||It's not that your posts lack||
It's not that your posts lack political correctness. I don't care much for political correctness. In fact, your posts and worldview demonstrate a stunning amount of defensiveness. There is a tool which is widely used in the world if diversity & inclusion called the Intercultural Development Inventory, and it basically identifies a continuum on which you are placed based on your worldview. Based on what I've witnessed here, you would very easily be placed in the "Polarization - Defense" category.
You're not a bad person, but seem to have a very limited worldview.
|2 days 8 hours ago||I disagree||
The rule states: " Two players playing the same position may not wear the same number during the game."
This suggests to me that it's not just at the same time, but at any point during the game. This means that if you have 2 QB's who are number 8, one can't start the first half wearing #8 and the other, also wearing #8, start the second half. Because they are the same position, they must wear different numbers if they both want to appear in the game, even if it is not at the same time.
|2 days 8 hours ago||I guess I have a different experience||
tl;dr version - My parents are immigrants and we're different from the many generations of white americans who have built legacies in this country.
As the child of immigrants, my sister and I were the first in our family to go to college in the US. The article doesn't echo my experience at all. "Where did your parents go to college" and "What do your parents do" were rarely, if ever, the first questions I heard. I gravitated toward other Asians, as we have a shared (or more similar) experience, growing up as 2nd generation* in the US. It was only after some time that I discovered that some of my friends had parents working in dry cleaners (although, really, that's not particularly uncommon), the post office, restaurants, as janitors, etc. One of my good friends back home has both parents working at the post office.
I do believe the immigrant experience tends to bridge many of the gaps to which this article makes reference. Those of European descent in the US have had generations upon which to build a legacy, so to meet someone at a presitiguous university whose parents have not attended college may be out of the norm.
Immigrant families do not have that history. My father went to university, but his father was a farmer before becoming a pastor. Many immigrants in the 60's and 70's may have gone to college, but found themselves working menial jobs having nothing to do with their engineering or business or fine arts degrees, because that's what was available. Many more never went to college and struck out to the US looking for opportunity. I have 2 uncles who emigrated to the US after high school, never attended any other schooling beyond TOEFL/ESL, and are both now very successful after having worked various jobs (janitorial, cook, dishwasher, dry cleaner, warehouses, factories, etc.) and are sending their kids to college - first generation, as per this article.
And for the record, my wife's family are also immigrants, and she lived in a trailer park as a kid, then a farm (and even though very low income, she felt bad when she compared to her classmates, many of whom were poverty-level). Her parents worked as janitors for a while and, because there was nobody to watch the kids late at night when they were cleaning the buildings, they'd bring my wife and her brothers along, too. So yeah, long and crazy road, but what does it really matter?
*Note: For some reason, east Asians refer the generation that immigrates to the US as "first generation" and the first generation born in the US as "second generation," as in, we're the second generation to live in the US. South Asians (mostly Indian) refer to the first generation born in the US as "first generation." I don't know why the difference, but it's just a thing. So my "second generation" is equivalent to an Indian-American referring to him/herself as "first generation."
|2 days 9 hours ago||After reading some of this||
After reading some of this person's other posts, I'm convinced belle du jour is a troll, with exactly ZERO posts on actual Michigan sports topics, and the vast majority of comments on things like the frat scandal, rich/poor divide, opinions on the Grosse Point thread, etc. Basically, ignore him/her.
|3 days 7 hours ago||You got me. I googled and||
You got me. I googled and accidentally ended up on the Notre Dame College site, not the university of notre dame site. Mea culpa.
|3 days 8 hours ago||It's really the smokiness||
It's really the smokiness when you grill or even oven bake the avocados that is the attraction. One thing my wife does is crack an egg into half an avocado (yolk on one half, egg white on the other half) and pop it into the toaster oven. Avocado gets smoky, yolk gets runny, and white is almost a poached texture. I hate avocado and I love this.
This recipe sounds like a winner to me!
|4 days 37 min ago||UM in-state tuition is about||
UM in-state tuition is about $13k a year. Notre Dame full year is about $26k. Nowhere near a $30k premium. In fact, ND is about $15k less than UM out of state tuition. Figure room, board, books, fees, etc. are a wash.
Northwestern is about $15k/quarter, with 3 quarters per year getting you to about $45k/year. Again, other stuff considered a wash.
I'd say cost is certainly a factor for the parents (and maybe the kid, depending on the loan situation). But a big factor, too, has to be the experience. All three are vastly different from each other in terms of culture, environment, and experience. If all three are relatively close in terms of desired major/program, weigh how much the school vs. cost matter.
College trips are most certainly in order, maybe even having a host for a night/weekend at each respective school. Make sure the kid and parents are prepared with questions of what they're looking for, aid available, etc.
|4 days 2 hours ago||http://www.arizonawildcats.co||
Apparently, a player back in 1926 was mortally injured in a car accident returning home from an away game, and his final message to the coach was to tell the team to "bear down." That was the inspiration for the fight song and this phrase.
|4 days 2 hours ago||and get onto the Big House||
and get onto the Big House turf?
|4 days 2 hours ago||Just don't go all Smiths on||
Just don't go all Smiths on us if it doesn't work out...
|4 days 4 hours ago||Names||
Did you take a look at the names of some of his lead recruiters from various schools?
Includes the fantastic "Steed Lobotzke"
|4 days 4 hours ago||Can we please stop ripping on||
Can we please stop ripping on the academics/jobs-post-graduation thing? The fact is that one can get a fine education at Rutgers, or any of the Big Ten schools, for that matter. Nobody is pretending that Rutgers is "better than Michigan in those regards," but it's still a good school.
|4 days 4 hours ago||So impressed||
This team has subs. It's crazy.
|4 days 7 hours ago||Why are there so many of us||
Why are there so many of us who married U of I gals? I have a colleague who also is a UM grad with a U Illinois wife.
|5 days 7 hours ago||That's a pretty low bar,||
That's a pretty low bar, though (ESPECIALLY FOR A NEWSPAPER!), to get basic information correctly named and spelled.
|5 days 9 hours ago||just sayin'||
|6 days 2 hours ago||Some||
may remember that Wisconsin actually recruited Navarre as a DE. Of course, he goes on to be one of the most prolific passers in Michigan history!
|6 days 3 hours ago||Didn't seem to hurt osu||
|6 days 6 hours ago||Your hand is in a puppet||
Should he be talking to the puppet, instead?
|6 days 19 hours ago||Descent, final approach,||
Descent, final approach, landing.
|1 week 3 days ago||Shouldn't your username be||
Shouldn't your username be Boner?
|1 week 3 days ago||You're doing the meme wrong||
And yes, I am that guy. Your grammar is too good. The bad grammar is what makes it funny, and a meme in the first place. Here is the correct structure:
"All your <singular noun which should be plural> are belong to us."
Now, let's try an example with a group of bullies taking other kidss lunches:
"All your lunch are belong to us! Ha Ha!"
How about the grinch after he and his dog, max, steal all the presents from whoville?
"All your present are belong to us!"
Ok, one more. This is one where Harbaugh snake oils a bunch of great recruits from other schools:
"All your recruit are belong to us! HARBAUGH!"
See how easy that is? Alright, now you try it...
|1 week 3 days ago||I'd say that most private||
I'd say that most private universities offer this benefit, or at least a significant discount on tuition for spouses and children. Most public universities do not.
My father used to work on staff at the Emory Clinic (part of Emory University) for about 15 years. When he couldn't convince either my older sister or me to attend Emory (free tuition!), he quit and focused on his private practice.
|1 week 3 days ago||+1||
|1 week 3 days ago||To be at least a little||
To be at least a little helpful, the original post: