landing spot. will be interesting to see how he does.
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|6 hours 59 min ago||I mean, I guess if I squint I||
I mean, I guess if I squint I can see the argument for trying to keep third person handlers out of football recruiting, but in that case regulate it, don't ban it. The argument is still stupid and just about protecting turf.
|9 hours 21 min ago||I think it shifted right around then||
I grew up in the early 90's as well and there was basically an understanding between the cops and high school/early college kids. Party out of town at the spots everyone knew were the party spots, don't drink and drive and we won't mess with you, some buddies of mine actually got hit on the way out to a place called the pyramids carrying all of the beer and the cops let them go as they didn't want to have to deal with kids heading back out into town to restock for the party, parties in town were fine as well as long as there were no noise complaints.
Then right before me senior year in 94/95 a curfew got instituted and the understanding no longer applied. Lots of MIP's that year and it's not like people stopped drinking.
|9 hours 37 min ago||Not fools at all(the||
Not fools at all(the anti-minivan impulse runs strong as I think for a lot of people it symbolizes a loss of youth, coolness, etc. and with the car you drive I happen to think it's a legitimate concern), but I agree with JeepinBen that you really should give a minivan a look and I'll throw ina plug for the Odyssey. To get the same amount of passenger room and cargo space you are generally looking at a fairly obnixiously sized SUV, so a minivan tends to be a fairly cost-effective option to get done what you need to, and the look of a mini-van anymore can be fairly sleek.
|11 hours 30 min ago||It changed back to the||
It changed back to the Rainbow warriors in 2013. Personally I prefer Rainbow Warriors, it's unique and Warriors just feels like it should stay the name of Coney Island gang in the '70's
|12 hours 14 min ago||I grew up with an '84 Ford||
I grew up with an '84 Ford Bronco and had to lock the hubs whenever 4WD was necessary. If you saw the issue coming that was fine, if you got yourself into trouble and belatedly realized you needed 4WD, say on a steep hill out in the Nevada backcountry in a snowstowm, it was a huge pain in the ass to have to lock hubs.
|12 hours 16 min ago||I take issue with your||
I take issue with your premise, I pretty frequently fill up the back of my truck or the available space in the mini-van. Plus when you have kids, etc. having a larger vehicle is handy. If you can afford it, why not?
There's also the fact that driving with a trailer is a huge pain in the ass, I've done it a bunch and I hate it every time, so if I have the choice between hauling a trailer and not hauling a trailer I am going to choose option B.
|12 hours 20 min ago||Check the list of things they||
You can check the list of things they are doing and then look that list of things up online to determine if it's necessary and then you can push on an option or two if you want.
My personal philsophy is, go ahead and let them do the full check unless you are a really good mechanic and can do most of the work yourself. My philosophy comes down to most maintenance schedules are a little aggressive in terms of whats required, but there's a reason behind them and you're likely saving on the labor by getting everything done at once.
|12 hours 28 min ago||Because most people don't||
Because most people don't look at it as an asset but an expense with multiple applications.
I don't get buying the BMW's/Lexus'/etc. because I figure I can get the same amount of car for a lot less money by buying a non-luxury brand, but I will typically buy new over used as I can control the maintenance and always drive whatever car I buy into the ground so I know I am going to be driving a vehicle for at least fifteen to twenty years.
The Dave Ramsey, "Never buy a new car" argument I think is problematic because he is assuming a market condition(an abundance of lightly used used vehicles) that does not necessarily hold up under scrutiny.
|13 hours 31 min ago||I threw that out there as the||
I threw that out there as the counter example everyone cites, as if one recruit from over ten years ago invalidates the point.
|13 hours 38 min ago||Or we can all not worry||
Or we can all not worry about it, realize the intent behind it is positive and be happy that Memorial Day is a holiday people generally have positive thoughts about. I only speak for myself, but as a Vet, had I bought it, I'd much rather the day of remembrance be like a big party.
Look at it this way Happy Memorial Day can be interpreted as gratitude and there is nothing wrong with that.
|23 hours 57 min ago||Great choice!||
|23 hours 58 min ago||Sopwith, thanks for the list||
Sopwith, thanks for the list of British films, I look forward to checking them out as I love the 60's war movies and would love to check out a few I haven't seen yet.
|1 day 42 sec ago||I'm not sure about that, I||
I'm not sure about that, I just watched "The Great Escape" today and the scene where the fifty guys were gunned down is devastating even if it took place off screen, it's just a matter of taking the time to build the scene and give the characters some meaning. Gore has its place, but it's neither necessary nor sufficient.
|1 day 3 min ago||Great movie and the book it||
Great movie and the book it is based on, "The Killer Angels" is fantastic as well. The authors son has done a bunch of historical novels as well and while I don't like them as much they are definitely worth a read. Basically what I'm saying is if you liked Gettysburg, the book is worth a gander as well.
|1 day 7 min ago||Agree, he puts out great||
Agree, he puts out great historical tales and makes them very relatable, huge fan.
|1 day 10 min ago||Could not agree more about||
Could not agree more about The Patriot, the tale of the Swamp Fox is fascinating enough without having to make some bizarre whitewashed version for the theaters.
|1 day 12 min ago||I never got that into Midway||
I never got that into Midway for whatever reason, but my dad loved all those old manly man movies like Das Boot, The Great Escape, The Battle of the Bulge, Guns of the Navarone, or Where Eagles Dare and made me watch them with him so I have always had a certain affection for those movies and they may have been partly responsible for me deciding to join the Air Force.
|1 day 6 hours ago||Turner Classic Movies has an amazing lineup today.||
Turner Classic Movies has an amazing lineup today.
|1 day 6 hours ago||Right now you need a guy who||
Right now you need a guy who has a good character rep and low levels of scandal, Grobe fulfills that.
|1 day 10 hours ago||It's adorable that you think that.||
It's adorable that you think that.
|1 day 10 hours ago||He was never not going to||
He was never not going to USC, big time players from Poly and Serra go to SC, Donovan Warren not withstanding, it is the way of things.
|3 days 6 hours ago||What a play by Romero!!! Man!!||
What a play by Romero!!! Man!!
|3 days 6 hours ago||Darn thought they were going to turn that one.||
Darn thought they were going to turn that one.
|3 days 6 hours ago||What a play!||
What a play!
|3 days 13 hours ago||Probably should be, but||
Probably should be, but that's recruiting. I am sure the staff will stay on him and we'll see how it plays out.
|4 days 7 hours ago||If you're going to have||
If you're going to have millions of people not watch a game, you may as well have them not watch there.
|4 days 9 hours ago||It's very much a best case||
It's very much a best case scenario perspective. Would love it if it happens, would be floored if it did.
|4 days 11 hours ago||I don't really care one way||
I don't really care one way or the other(beyond sharing Space Coyote's antipathy for threads devolving into a fairly useless topic). But I think overly frequent posting which has been attributed to being more of a "Look at Meeeeeee." thing rather than genuine interest is the heart of the issue.
|4 days 12 hours ago||Why? It's not like this is||
Why? It's not like this is coming out of the public funds that go to UM.
|6 days 7 hours ago||Ten years ago, I was a pilot||
Ten years ago, I was a pilot in the Air Force getting ready to get married and thinking I would be in until twenty years of service and in flying assignments for most of it, since then I:
- Resigned my commission in the Air Force(fancy way of saying I quit)
- Am no longer a pilot
- Went to business school(Ross)
- Am living in my second city East of the Mississippi(which as a born and bred Westerner is still hard to get used to)
- Work in Heath Care Supply Chain consulting, a field I actively despised when I was doing management consulting for a certain firm in the RenCen.
Long way of saying that the whole in ten years thing is a hard thing to get my head around anymore. I think I have to go more with Stephen R Kass' list(minus the religion part, I know and respect that he's a preacher, but it's never been for me) as I am(mostly) content career-wise. I just want to get my kids into the next phase of their lives happy and healthy and maintain a good relationship with my wife and my friends and family and figure out ways to be more active both with my family and in taking advantage of all of the awesome recreational opportunities Tennessee has to offer.
That said, if we're going to talk crazy ass dreams that are still available to us if we squint: If I can get around to writing my travel blog more often, figure out ways to make it entertaining enough that I am comfortable pushing it and end up developing into a homeless man's Bill Bryson, I'd take that.