I'VE HAD JUST ABOUT ENOUGH OF YOU SONNY
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|3 days 4 hours ago||I agree with your takeaway.||
I agree with your takeaway. It somehow makes me feel better about the current state of Michigan football to know that Rosenberg is a tiny little man.
|1 week 1 day ago||Thanks for sharing your||
Thanks for sharing your expertise.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||If your initial thought is||
If your initial thought is that I'm objecting to the general objectification of brunette woman, I'm not really sure what to tell you.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||This is my sentiment, as||
This is my sentiment, as well. And it'd be nice if people would stop with the "brunette girls" thing.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Among other things, the||
Among other things, the reference to Stauskas running the pick-and-roll made me very happy. I can imagine this being absolutely deadly, given his ability to see over help and knock down 3s off the dribble with even a sliver of space.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||I was thinking the same||
I was thinking the same thing. It seems like the last couple of years, broadcasters would consistently over-state the role of the 1-3-1 in Michigan's defense. But imagining (say) Stauskas at the top, Levert running baseline, GRIII and Irvin on the wings, and McGary/Morgan/Horford in the middle, I'd have to think that it gets broken out as more than just an occasional change-up.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Calmer than you||
Calmer than you are.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||"All the defectors I've talked to wanted to||
"All the defectors I've talked to wanted to leave." You don't say. Also, I have no real expertise here and don't want to conjure any P words, but the proper comparison might not be between limited healthcare and great healthcare, but between limited healthcare and no healthcare (e.g. I've spoken with people in Haiti who seemed rather pleased with Cuban nurses).
|11 weeks 3 hours ago||Calling an opponent||
Calling an opponent "inferior", even after a very close game that could easily have ended in a loss, isn't necessarily a reflection of some inflated sense of self worth. In the cases of Akron and UConn, it's simply a recognition of the opposing team's standing among all FBS teams. When we say that Akron and UConn are "inferior", we could very plausibly simply be claiming that they rank in the very bottom tier of FBS teams, based on prior results and the general size, athleticism, and skill of their players.
For a similar case study in the use of the word "inferior", see Minnesota, University of.
|12 weeks 6 days ago||Totally agree with this. There's nothing||
Totally agree with this. There's nothing incompatible with saying that 1) There are many woman on campus who might be eager to have sex with players/recruits, and 2) Having university-paid positions where part of one's job is to have sex with recruits is enormously problematic. Whether a girl joins one of these hostess groups naively, or she has a change of heart but needs the position, or she's just not feeling it one day, it's easy to see how such an institution can be terribly, terribly coercive.
|13 weeks 17 hours ago||@sjd183: Message board etiquette||
If you're going to visit a new message board to leave a shoddy rationalization for terrible behavior, it's only polite to keep it under 1000 words. And, you know, vaguely on-topic.
Also, vis-a-vis the actual rationalization bit of your screed: arguments against intentionally injuring people McGahee-style don't necessarily rest on the NCAA rule book. Some minimal shred of morality might also enter in.
|14 weeks 2 days ago||Adrian Witty with pick-6. Never||
Adrian Witty with pick-6. Never forget.
|14 weeks 5 days ago||It's like a mashup of Bo||
It's like a mashup of Bo Jackson and Christian Okoye, except controlled by the computer in Week 16 when they'd always cheese you with those super-fast break-away runs.
/8-bit Fred Jackson
|14 weeks 6 days ago||Whichever reporter kept on||
Whichever reporter kept on saying 'physicality' doesn't get it.
|15 weeks 4 hours ago||A spam-free tool?||
The spam-bots have become self-referential!! It's been a while since I've read GEB, but I'm pretty sure this means that full sentience/global domination is right around the corner.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||Among other things, you're||
Among other things, you're not very good at
|15 weeks 6 days ago||With respect to topics like||
With respect to topics like this, hiding from them because they're embarrassing to the institution seems like a pretty despicable response.
|16 weeks 2 days ago||When Jibreel leads with Phil||
When Jibreel leads with Phil Collins quotes, I be like dang.
|16 weeks 4 days ago||Pee Wee Pimpkins||
A legend in two games like he's Pee Wee Kirkland.
|17 weeks 6 days ago||In fairness, though, Carlos||
In fairness, though, Carlos Hyde does look like he's lost a little weight in the offseason:
|18 weeks 5 hours ago||A few potential differences||
Lack of alcoholism/better work ethic, better body composition, more speed/better burst. I think the arrow of causation runs from the 1st through the 3rd factor, and it will likely amount to a pretty enormous difference.
|18 weeks 4 days ago||I really hope that you didn't||
I really hope that you didn't type that with a tilty head.
|18 weeks 5 days ago||@ stephenrjking||
I think there's an important distinction to be made between attacks directed at the person vs attacks directed at the praxis. I agree with you that the former is poor form (and I'm reminded of the section of Kwame Anthony Appiah's Cosmopolitanism in which he makes a compelling case for his father being a seriously intelligent and humane person, despite genuinely holding onto an ontology that most in the West would find (justifiably) ridiculous).
However, I also agree with others in this thread that faith healing is a seriously (and indisputably among reasonable people) harmful thing, and whether or not outright mockery is the right tack, calling it out as such is almost an obligation.
|19 weeks 2 days ago||Worth noting:||
The first link in the OP contains a video that ends in a Furbush interview in which he says 'tremendous'. He seems to be progressing well.
|19 weeks 2 days ago||If Kierkegaard were alive||
If Kierkegaard were alive today, he'd be writing successories.
|20 weeks 2 days ago||To add to this||
The impression of Saban's personality among the kids/families that Alabama recruits is certainly different from the impression among, say, the Michigan fan base. I'm friends with an older sister of a kid in last year's Alabama recruiting class, and she absolutely loves Saban -- he'd do things like call her on her birthday, and he was apparently at least passably charming in all their interactions. I make no claims about how ingenuous these interactions were, but the man's certainly capably of coming off as non-robotic.
|20 weeks 5 days ago||Really nice graphics||
It's interesting for me to see that, as down as everybody is on the Big Ten right now, it looks like the conference is actually at about the same relative strength now as it was for much of the '80s/early '90s.
|20 weeks 6 days ago||Note though, that likely many of the successful||
Note though, that likely many of the successful 4-year starters have been on campus for 5 years, so the data aren't necessarily all that incongruous.
|20 weeks 6 days ago||I thought that was interesting, too. My||
I thought that was interesting, too. My interpretation: this is probably in large part an effect of overall team quality. Teams that are forced to start a true freshman tend to be on the dumpster fire end of the cfb spectrum, and thus even as these freshman starters age, they're still surrounded by relatively adverse situations.
|21 weeks 5 hours ago||Track record||
I see what you did.