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|1 week 12 hours ago||Other things more important than Nike or Adidas or||
Other things more important than Nike or Adidas or UA:
|1 week 4 days ago||I don't even know the last||
I don't even know the last time I bought a razor. I take my wife and daughters hand-me-downs. I don't use shaving cream either. As soon as I get out of the shower, I shave at the faucet, rinsing the razor with hot water after each stroke. Takes less than a minute, start to finish.
|1 week 4 days ago||Actually, I only buy||
Actually, I only buy American. Current cars: '15 Equinox, '10 Ford Fusion, '04 Chevy Trailblazer with 236,000miles on the clock. Former cars: Dodge Caravan, Chrysler T&C, Ford Expedition (2), Ford Mustang, Buick Regal GS, Buick Skylark (for my son), Jeep Liberty (for my daughter. Engine went to shit at 100,000miles. Imagine that.)
|1 week 5 days ago||Every morning when you open the garage to see your||
Every morning when you open the garage to see your shiny new car, you think, "Shit. It's still a Chrysler"
|1 week 6 days ago||or Loch-dog. I'd make that||
or Loch-dog. I'd make that the first and only pod-cast i've ever heard.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||happy father's day.||
happy father's day.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Tommy Rees, ladies & gentlemen||
Tommy Rees, ladies & gentlemen
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Buffalo Trace single barrel while watching UTL.||
Buffalo Trace single barrel while watching UTL.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I just said to my son, "it looks like Tiger has||
I just said to my son, "it looks like Tiger has been crying"
|2 weeks 4 days ago||waa waa||
waa waa waaaaaaaaaa
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Hello: name that ryhmes with||
Hello: name that ryhmes with ???
|2 weeks 5 days ago||The arms race to build||
The arms race to build bigger, fancier, more appealing dorms/classrooms/labs/libraries/cafeterias has something to do with it.
IMO, Michigan and many of the "blue blood" type universities were content to house kids in South and West Quad and let them work out at the IM and CCRB. In my opinion, they felt the educational experience was neither enhanced nor dimished by such frivolous amenities as state-of-the-art workout facilities* or gourmet cafeterias. However, other schools started attracting kids to their schools with shiney new things. My daughter goes to Alabama. Her dorm room was a 4 bedroom/2 bath suite with living room and kitchenette with Wifi and cable. Their student activity center is as nicer than Lifetime Fitness. Compare that to my son's room at West Quad and the IM weight room.
I think it parallels the race for new athletic facilities as part of the recruiting pitch. Before Schembechler Hall, our locker room wasn't any nicer than your average YMCA locker room. Crappy stained carpet, little metal stools, and yellow painted metal mesh lockers. The meeting room was painted cider block walls, old school desks, and industrial tile floor.
*The IM and CCRB are an embarrassment. I realize they are working on them now, but it is long overdue. Fielding Yost championed student workout/activity centers because he believed it was as important to excercise the student's body as it was their brain. Alabama's "oldest" facility is about 30 years old and has been updated TWICE. Ontop of that, they added a second, 3-story facility with rock climbing wall, track, cardio equipment that looks over the Black Warrior River through floor to ceiling windows, and a cafe. It's one of the few things I've ever emailed the administration about because I feel like Michigan owed their students more than what they were given, in that regard.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Havard and Stanford are very progressive with||
Havard and Stanford are very progressive with their financial aid. If your household income is under $125,000, you will not be charged tuition. Above $125k and they charge approximately 10%
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Keep em comin.||
Keep em comin.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||I ran into Peoples at a||
I ran into Peoples at a function in Ann Arbor the night before the Spring game. I had a chance to talk to him and he was a super nice guy. It was loud in the cigar bar, but I believe he told me about a brand new baby he just had. He was all smiles.
I didn't know DPJ was his son. I hope pops can pursuade him to come to the good guys.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||I could have sworn Harbs||
I could have sworn Harbs mentioned at his introductory press conference that his won was going to attend Michigan. Smart kid.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Ted's 5 x 5s. Nom nom nom||
Ted's 5 x 5s.
Nom nom nom
|3 weeks 5 days ago||1978 Oldsmobile Delta 88||
It was my mom's car but I got to use it in high school and up at UofM. It had a 350 in it which I topped off with a Holley Carb. IT didn't really make it go any faster. I wish I had that car now.
It was a great first car because it was free. It also had a big hole in the driver floor board which could be convenient at times, I suppose. The trans started to slip and within a week, it wouldn't engage at all. We ended up giving it to my step-dad's mechanic for a few hundred bucks.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||The best part of the highlights...||
Watch that line: Clay Miller, Mike Husar, John Vitale (RIP), Mark Hammerstein, Jumbo Elliot, and the criminally underrated Eric Kattus. That line could move people out of the way. I got my ass kicked by that line for 4 years.
|4 weeks 11 hours ago||I will get lumped in with the||
I will get lumped in with the other on the "neg brigade" because I also don't applaud this insubordination. Not because of Jed York - screw that guy - but because the relationship deteriorated to a point where Harbs simply didn't GAF. What happens if the same situation boils up here after 4 years and JH says the same thing to, say, Jim Hackett?
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Doesn't your shift start||
Doesn't your shift start soon?
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Redbreast 12 Irish Whisky on the rocks.||
Redbreast 12 Irish Whisky on the rocks.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Ive recently purchased||
Ive recently purchased bottles of: Glenmorangie, Four Roses Single Barrel, Redbreast 12, and Buffalo Trace. AND, my neighbor gave me the last 20% of a W L Weller 12yo bottle. I'm set for the weekend and all the commits. Let's Go Blue!
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Jumbo was the most tenacious player I ever played||
Jumbo was the most tenacious player I ever played with. He was the very definition of a road grater with a nasty streak a mile long. Off the field, he'd walk around with his head phones in, listening to the heaviest of metal, and not say too many words. He was a cool cat.
Messner was was an odd duck but a hell of a football player. I bet he couldn't bench 225 but he had thick thighs, great instinct, and a motor that never stopped.
Anderson was a few years younger then me but you could tell, even as a freshman, he had all the ability in the world. He was a cocky SOB as a frosh, but he could back it up.
I'm very happy for all 3 of these guys.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||My favorite gif. +1 every||
My favorite gif. +1 every time.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Now I'm having the last snort of Jameson's, on the||
Now I'm having the last snort of Jameson's, on the rocks.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Thanks||
I'll pick a bottle up.
I've been trying to find W L Weller 12 year old but can't. I heard it's as good as it gets for the same $30.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||I recently read an online listing of Top 10||
I recently read an online listing of Top 10 bourbons and that was one of them. Your opinion?
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Black & Tan using Chocolate Oatmeal Stout and a||
Black & Tan using Chocolate Oatmeal Stout and a mild English Ale that I brewed. Quite tasty.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Eric Kattus was such a great||
Eric Kattus was such a great TE. He was a great blocker, could catch the ball, and was just a hell of a nice guy. He was elected captain his senior year and it totally caught him off guard. I really liked that guy.