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|1 week 1 day ago||This is a serious pet peeve of mine, too.||
I used to do cancer research. If someone asks me to explain why a certain cancer happens, I can sit there and explain how the normal process of cell division went awry, how the normal checks in the cell cycle were subverted by an mutation in a tumor suppressor or how an oncogene gets turned on, etc. So there is some explanation for how such a thing happens.
No one ever replies to this by saying "So you're JUSTIFYING my mother dying of cancer??"
Huh? An explanation is over in that corner. A justification is over in that other corner. I never get why people have trouble telling the difference between the two.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I'm not going to tell you||
how long I looked before realizing what the deal was.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||In all seriousness, how much of a setback was this?||
To the game of football, I mean. Like, decades? Or only years?
This was like trying to watch two straight guys compete in figure skating. Hey-yooooo....
|2 weeks 6 days ago||So, it's kinda like||
she's aware, but not fully aware.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Damn, this is a preachy post.||
They're just people, yo.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||3. .......||
|4 weeks 6 days ago||This is a good idea||
even without the praying part.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||He's not apologizing for being optimistic.||
He's apologizing for not knowing how to have a conversation with people who disagree without being a dick.
At least that's my interpretation.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Denard mashup vid posted at NFL.com||
Go to the link below and look for the "Week 7: Denard Robinson Highlights" vid. Most of the better plays are in there.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Dogs, man.||
Is it the way they can't hide their emotions? The loyalty? The unconditional affection?
Short lives, but they dig into you. Deep.
|6 weeks 4 hours ago||Yes!||
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Damn it, Porkins||
Put down the value meal and cover me
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Who run MGoTown?||
MasterBlaster..I mean, Bando run MGoTown.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Damn, baby. That's a strong malt liquor.|
|6 weeks 5 days ago||META: the MGoBoard list||
it was easier to move back in the list to the 2nd page or later at some point last month, then it reverted to it's crapulent state. I can't go back in the list via any browser I use (not easily, anyway). Can others?
The original post is on page 3 at this point, but I don't blame the OP for not seeing it because of this issue. http://mgoblog.com/mgoboard/nik-stauskas-flashing-his-money
|6 weeks 6 days ago||The house is on fire. Let's||
The house is on fire. Let's worry about the termites later. But good head's up for later.
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|7 weeks 1 day ago||YES!!||
Diane, they've got an apple pie... that'll kill ya.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Now that||
is a devastating bit of perspective.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||I was calm and composed for the whole thing||
until the Darboh call. I just lost it because that rule is so hideously misunderstood by both officials and fans, and I happen to understand it... I'm just saying. I understand the going to the ground rule. And that's dandy. Except he wasn't going to the ground.
I've accepted that we suck. Getting jobbed I don't accept.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||This is apples and oranges||
he was not going down in the act of catching the ball-- he was going down in the act of running with a ball that he already possessed. If he dived, caught the ball with clear possession, and the ball then came loose after hitting the ground, it's incomplete despite earlier possession. But that's not what happened here.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||It was not the correct call||
The Calvin Johnson calls against the Lions were the correct call because in those cases, the player was going to the ground in the act of catching the ball. Darboh wasn't; he had clear possession while upright and dived out of bounds, stretching the ball ahead of him, which then came loose upon hitting the ground. But the catch was completed-- he was running-- so there was no need to stretch "completion" to the point where he hit the ground.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Sheridan absolutely deserved it||
and so did Threet, and so did Tate, so did DR, etc. Especially Sheridan, Threet, and 98, who were sent out there again and again with no discernible OL in front of them and asked to take bullet after bullet for this team. They wore the colors, repped the school, took the abuse, and get a seat at my table any day.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||FUCK yes.||
Good work, man. Hope 98 rips the NJ Scarlet Housewives a new one tonight.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||At this point||
with the email running on ESPN, DB and/or the AD PR office need to push back with a press release if it's false. But continued silence on the matter suggests... it ain't false. We may never know.
That Alabama story is continued NCAA bullshit (it's Bama bullshit, too, but ultimately it's the NCAA that has to do something about vindictive coaches and schools). This is why the NCAA is going to continue to get hammered in the courts at every turn. Restraint of trade, cartel behavior, total lack of consideration for the real lives of the athletes... arrrrrrrrrggghhh.
Fire Brandon. Fire Hoke. Fire Emmert.
Ok, that'll do, pig. That'll do.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Dave Brandon is a public figure||
and it's awfully tough for a public figure to win a libel case in the absence of malice-- but WD would be the only one who can really answer the question of whether he's setting forth something he knows is false.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Hello, Mr. Brandon?||
I don't have a personal seat license, but...
|7 weeks 4 days ago||I never thought of the Jungle Book itself as particularly racist||
apart from the whole "noble savage" business. But Kipling himself was pretty fucking racist in that genteel, patriarchal, tea-sipping British colonial way. He coined the term "White Man's Burden" as the title of a famous poem and meant it un-ironically. He was an unabashed Imperialist who thought the darkies of the world would benefit from white-person (and particularly British) domination.
What can you do. Separate the art from the artist or you're not going to enjoy much art.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Come on man.||
This is a kid who has ruined his life. A post about it is all schaden and no freude.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||This is the college football equivalent||
of First World Problems.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||As opposed to...||
"I agree, our athletic director and coach should be fired. Our program needs a total, top-to-bottom revamp." - No College Football Player Ever